Birthdays: January 15

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1. James Nesbitt

Actor | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

James Nesbitt was born in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, to May, a civil servant, and James Nesbitt, a primary school headmaster. He was educated at Coleraine Academical Institution (also the school of Brian Campbell & Brian McAlister). He originally planned to be a French teacher. It ...

2. Andrea Martin

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Andrea Martin was born on January 15, 1947 in Portland, Maine, USA as Andrea Louise Martin. She is an actress and writer, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001) and SCTV Network (1981).

3. Aonika Laurent

Actress | Olympus Has Fallen

Aonika Laurent was born on January 15, 1971 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. She is an actress, known for Olympus Has Fallen (2013), Fantastic Four (2005) and InStyle: Celebrity Weddings (2007). She has been married to Sean Patrick Thomas since April 22, 2006. They have two children.

4. Barbara Tarbuck

Actress | Walking Tall

Trained on a Fulbright Grant to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Barbara's New York theatre work includes "Landscape & Silence" by Harold Pinter, "Water Engine" by David Mamet, Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "Broadway Bound", Joseph Chaikin's production of "America Hurrah!",...

5. Boris Blank

Soundtrack | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Boris Blank was born on January 15, 1952 in Berne, Switzerland as Boris Leibovich Blank.

6. Breanne Racano Ferrara

Actress | Freaky Deaky

Breanne Racano Ferrara was born on January 15, 1988 in Ohio, USA. She is an actress, known for Freaky Deaky (2012), Entourage (2004) and Master of None (2015). She has been married to Jerry Ferrara since June 30, 2017.

7. Don Van Vliet

Soundtrack | The Big Lebowski

Don Van Vliet was born on January 15, 1941 in Glendale, California, USA as Don Glen Vliet. He was married to Janet Lorelle Jenkins. He died on December 17, 2010 in Trinidad, California.

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8. Chad Lowe

Actor | Unfaithful

Chad Lowe is an American actor, director, and producer.

He was born Charles Davis Lowe II in Dayton, Ohio, to Barbara Lynn (Hepler), a school teacher, and Charles Davis Lowe, a trial lawyer. He is the younger brother of actor Rob Lowe. Chad first appeared opposite Rob in the movie Oxford Blues (1984)...

9. Charleene Closshey

Actress | An Evergreen Christmas

Charleene Closshey is an American actress, producer, composer, and musician known for her work in dramedy 'No Postage Necessary' and holiday favorite 'An Evergreen Christmas' (Netflix).

A classically trained violinist, Charleene debuted on Broadway in Tony Award winning musical 'Once' (2014). She ...

10. Charles Brown

Actor | Trading Places

Charles Brown was born on January 15, 1946 in Talladega, Alabama, USA. He was an actor, known for Trading Places (1983), Kennedy (1983) and The Equalizer (1985). He was married to Renee Lescook. He died on January 8, 2004 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

11. Chris Warren

Actor | Grand Hotel

Chris Warren was born on January 15, 1990 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Grand Hotel (2019) and The Fosters (2013).

12. Dorian Missick

Actor | Southland

Dorian Missick was born on January 15, 1976 in East Orange, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Southland (2009), Lucky Number Slevin (2006) and Big Words (2013). He has been married to Simone Missick since February 19, 2012.

13. Dove Cameron

Actress | Descendants

Dove Cameron (born Chloe Celeste Hosterman) is an American actress and singer, known for playing a dual role as the eponymous characters in the Disney Channel teen sitcom Liv and Maddie (2013-2017) and playing Mal, daughter of Maleficent in Descendants (2015) and the sequel Descendants 2 (2017). ...

14. Eddie Cahill

Actor | Miracle

Eddie Cahill was born in New York on January 15, 1978. With Italian and Irish decent, Eddie is the second born to his parents, having one older and one younger sister. He studied acting for a year and a half at New York University with the Atlantic Theater Co. Acting School.

He appeared in Nicky ...

15. Edwin Sherin

Producer | Law & Order

Edwin Sherin was born on January 15, 1930 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Law & Order (1990), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and Moonlighting (1985). He was married to Jane Alexander and Pamela Nichol Vevers. He died on May 4, 2017 in Lockport, ...

17. Ernest Thesiger

Actor | Bride of Frankenstein

Although he made nearly 60 films in a 50-year acting career, it is for the two he made with director James Whale that Ernest Thesiger will be best remembered. Born Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger in London on January 15, 1879, he was the grandson of the first Baron of Chelmsford. Educated at ...

18. Ernie Reyes Jr.

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Ernie Reyes Jr. was born on January 15, 1972 in San Jose, California, USA as Ernest E. Reyes. He is an actor and producer, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991), The Rundown (2003) and Red Sonja (1985). He has been married to Lisa Reyes since November 11, 2009.

19. Floren Delbene

Actor | Sol de primavera

Floren Delbene was born in 1898 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Florentino Delbene. He was an actor and writer, known for Sol de primavera (1937), La edad del amor (1954) and Bewitching Kisses (1937). He died in 1978 in Buenos Aires.

20. Frank Thornton

Actor | Gosford Park

Frank Thornton was born on January 15, 1921 in Dulwich, London, England as Frank Thornton Ball. He was an actor, known for Gosford Park (2001), Are You Being Served? (1972) and The Bed Sitting Room (1969). He was married to Beryl Jane Margaret Evans. He died on March 16, 2013 in Barnes, London.

21. Gene Krupa

Soundtrack | Avengers: Age of Ultron

Gene married Ethel McGuire in 1934. She was the switchboard operator at the Dixie Hotel where Gene was living while he was working in the pit band of "Girl Crazy." They were divorced in 1942 and remarried in 1946. Ethel died in 1955. Gene then married Patty Bowler in 1959 and they adopted two ...

22. Germán Tripel

Actor | Champs 12

Germán Tripel is an actor, known for Champs 12 (2009), The Informers (2008) and Soy Luna (2016). He has been married to Florencia Otero since November 11, 2011.

23. Goodman Ace

Writer | The Perry Como Show

Goodman Ace was born on January 15, 1899 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Goodman Aiskowitz. He was a writer and actor, known for Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948), I Married a Woman (1958) and You Are There (1953). He was married to Jane Ace. He died on March 25, 1982 in New York City, New York...

24. Heidi Hawking

Actress | Grandma's Boy

Heidi Hawking was born on January 15, 1980. She is an actress, known for Grandma's Boy (2006), Entourage (2004) and Wassup Rockers (2005).

25. Howie Day

Soundtrack | The Perfect Man

Howie Day was born on January 15, 1981 in Bangor, Maine, USA.

26. Hugo Soto

Actor | Hombre mirando al sudeste

Hugo Soto was born on January 15, 1953 in Corrientes, Argentina. He was an actor, known for Man Facing Southeast (1986), Lo que vendrá (1988) and The Loves of Kafka (1988). He died on August 2, 1994 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

27. Ignacio López Tarso

Actor | Macario

Ignacio López Tarso was born on January 15, 1925 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Ignacio López López. He is an actor, known for Macario (1960), The Paper Man (1963) and El Pantera (2007).

28. Iñaki Urdangarín

Self | Estadio 2

Iñaki Urdangarín was born on January 15, 1968 in Zumárraga, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain as Iñaki Urdangarin Liebaert. He has been married to Cristina de Borbón since October 4, 1997. They have four children.

29. Ivor Novello

Writer | Downhill

While his special gifts seemed to lie in music and composing, the dapper, multi-talented Welsh actor Ivor Novello (ne David Ivor Davies), with his leading-man good looks, had a strong affinity for the camera.

Born in Cardiff, Wales, in 1893, he was the son of a tax-collector father and a well-known ...

30. Jamie Clayton

Actress | The Snowman

Jamie Clayton achieved acclaim for her work on HBO's Hung (2009), where she played the recurring role of Kyla in Season 3. Clayton stars in the Netflix television series Sense8 (2015), which follows the story of eight strangers who find themselves growing mentally and emotionally connected, Clayton...

31. Jessy Schram

Actress | Unstoppable

Jessy Schram has been a natural performer since early childhood. At the age of 10, her "intangible star quality" was recognized by the Stewart Talent Agency in Chicago, which signed her as both an actress and fashion model. She immediately established herself as one of Chicago's most successful ...

32. Joanne Linville

Actress | Star Trek

Joanne Linville made her mark on television from the 1950s-'80s, appearing in such respected anthology series as Studio One in Hollywood (1948), Kraft Theatre (1947) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955), among others. While her film work consisted mainly of smaller character roles and she never had...

34. Juan Acosta

Actor | Esperando la carroza

Juan Acosta was born in 1957 in Argentina as Juan Clemente Acosta. He is an actor, known for Esperando la carroza (1985), Amapola (2014) and 2 ilusiones (2004).

35. Juan Barraza

Camera_department | Canon

Juan Barraza is known for his work on Canon (2012), Stand Up Sin Fronteras (2013) and Miss San Diego Bicentenario 2010 (2010).

36. Karen Carlson

Producer | Climb Against the Odds

Karen Carlson was born on January 15, 1945 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA as Karen Elizabeth Carlson. She is an actress and producer, known for Climb Against the Odds (1999), The Octagon (1980) and Centennial (1978). She was previously married to Devin Payne and David Soul.

37. Kellita Smith

Actress | The Bernie Mac Show

Kellita Smith was born January 15, 1969 as Kellita A. Smith in Chicago, Illinois. She is an actress who has appeared on House Party 3 (1994), The Bernie Mac Show (2001-2006), Sister, Sister (1994-1999), Moesha (1996-2001), In Living Color (1990-1994), Living Single (1993-1998), and The First Family...

38. Kelly Asbury

Director | Shrek 2

Kelly Asbury is the Director of STX Entertainment's upcoming fully animated movie musical, [Ugly Dolls] (coming May 10, 2019).

Among his many achievements, Asbury also Directed and Co-Wrote the 3D computer-animated feature film, Gnomeo & Juliet (2011) (Disney/Touchstone 2011).

Asbury's other past...

39. Lisa Lisa

Soundtrack | Kiss of Death

One of the greatest RnB/Pop divas to come out of the 1980's music scene, Lisa Velez scored a series of hits. Known by her stage name, Lisa Lisa, she and her band, "Cult Jam", produced 5 albums that sealed their fame in New York City's thriving musical scene.

The youngest of 10 children born in the ...

40. Lloyd Bridges

Actor | Airplane II: The Sequel

The star of many land and underwater adventures, Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. was born on January 15, 1913 in San Leandro, California, to Harriet Evelyn (Brown) and Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Sr., who owned a movie theater and also worked in the hotel business. He grew up in various Northern California ...

41. Margaret O'Brien

Actress | Meet Me in St. Louis

Born Angela Maxine O'Brien on January 15, 1937 in San Diego, California. Her film debut was one-minute shot in MGM's Babes on Broadway (1941). Her big moment came when she was cast in Journey for Margaret (1942). This film shot her into instant stardom and also resulted in Angela changing her name ...

42. Maria Schell

Actress | Superman

Maria Schell studied in a religious institution in Colmar (Haut-Rhin, France). She received a dramatic training in Zurich, Switzerland. To pay her studies, she was a secretary there. Besides being a film star; Maria appeared in plays in Zurich, Basel, in Vienna (Josefstad Theater), Berlin, Munich (...

43. Mario Van Peebles

Actor | Heartbreak Ridge

Mario Van Peebles is a highly regarded director, actor, producer and writer. His directorial skills can be seen in the retelling of the epic mini-series "Roots" starring Forest Whitaker and Matthew Goode. Van Pebbles has directed award-winning shows such as the recent hit "Empire" and "The Last ...

44. Marjorie Bennett

Actress | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Marjorie Bennett was born on January 15, 1896 in York, Australia. She was an actress, known for What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), 101 Dalmatians (1961) and Mary Poppins (1964). She died on June 14, 1982 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. Martin Luther King

Soundtrack | Freedom Writers

Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the son of Alberta Christine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six ...

46. Meredith Bishop

Actress | The Secret World of Alex Mack

Meredith Bishop was born on January 15, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Meredith Anne Bishop. She is an actress and producer, known for The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994) and Grip and Electric (2016).

47. Michael Seater

Actor | Life with Derek

Michael Seater was born on January 15, 1987 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Michael Bruce Patrick Seater. He is an actor and director, known for Life with Derek (2005), Sadie's Last Days on Earth (2016) and Bomb Girls (2012).

48. Michel Chapuis

Soundtrack | Saint-Jacques... La Mecque

Michel Chapuis was born on January 15, 1930 in Dole, Jura, France. He was an actor and writer, known for Saint-Jacques... La Mecque (2005), Le mas Théotime (1969) and Grâce à la musique (1979). He died on November 12, 2017 in Dole.

49. Patricia Blair

Actress | City of Fear

Actress Patricia Blair was born in Fort Worth, Texas but grew up in Dallas. She first entered the world of entertainment as a young teenage model, eventually represented by the Conover Agency. She apprenticed in summer stock before Warner Bros. discovered her for films after catching some alluring ...

51. Pérez Celis

Actor | Tiro de gracia

Pérez Celis was born on January 15, 1939 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Celis Pérez. He was an actor, known for Tiro de gracia (1969), Maru a la tarde (2001) and Puerta de la muerte (2006). He was married to Tamara Toma, Iris Laconich and Sara Fernandez. He died on August 2, 2008 in Buenos Aires.

52. Pete Roberts

Soundtrack | O Brother, Where Art Thou?

He was a banjoist, guitarist, and songwriter who co-founded the music magazine Bluegrass Unlimited in 1966. His compositions include the bluegrass standards "Journey's End," "Remembrance of You," and "I Am Weary Let Me Rest".

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53. Phyllis Coates

Actress | Adventures of Superman

Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Phyllis Coates moved to Hollywood as a teenager with intentions of enrolling at UCLA. A chance encounter with Ken Murray in a Hollywood & Vine restaurant landed her in the comedian's vaudeville show. She started out as a chorus girl and worked her way up to doing skits...

54. Pitbull

Actor | Epic

Armando Christian Pérez, known by the stage name Pitbull or Mr. Worldwide, is an American rapper. His first recorded mainstream performance was on a solo track from Lil Jon's 2002 album Kings of Crunk. In 2004, Pitbull released his debut album M.I.A.M.I. under TVT Records. It included production ...

55. Regina King

Actress | Ray

Regina King was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gloria, a special education teacher, and Thomas King, an electrician. She began her career in the television show 227 (1985), followed by a role in Boyz n the Hood (1991). She began to be recognized by a mainstream audience after her role as Cuba ...

56. Ronald Zehrfeld

Actor | Barbara

Ronald Zehrfeld was born on January 15, 1977 in East Berlin, German Democratic Republic. He is an actor, known for Barbara (2012), Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer (2015) and Im Angesicht des Verbrechens (2010).

57. Ronnie Van Zant

Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service

Ronnie Van Zant was born on January 15, 1948 in Jacksonville, Florida. He was the oldest son of six children (3 sisters and 2 brothers - musicians Donnie and Johnny). Ronnie attended Lee High School in Jacksonville with fellow band members Gary Rossington and Allen Collins. They soon formed what ...

58. Ryan Corr

Actor | Holding the Man

Ryan's charismatic on-screen presence and the breadth of his emotional and comedic range ensure he is in constant demand. He plays Rudi in upcoming period drama Ladies in Black, directed by Bruce Beresford and based on Madeleine St John's 1993 best-selling Australian novel The Women in Black. The ...

59. Skrillex

Soundtrack | Suicide Squad

Skrillex was born on January 15, 1988 in Highland Park, California, USA as Sonny John Moore.

60. Ta-Tanisha

Actress | The Sting

Ta-Tanisha was born on January 15, 1953 in Bronx, New York, USA as Shirley Cummings. She is an actress, known for The Sting (1973), The Stone Killer (1973) and Mission: Impossible (1966). She has been married to Lee Weaver since July 10, 1971. They have one child.

61. Todd Karns

Actor | It's a Wonderful Life

Son of character actor Roscoe Karns. They appeared together for 5 years in the live televisionshow 'Rocky King, Detective'. The last 30 years Todd Karns had his own theatre near Guadalajara, Mexico.

62. Tom Nolan

Actor | Batman Begins

Young Tommy Nolan was a familiar child star face on 50s and 60s TV and in a few films as well. The name may not be as familiar but his adorable, jug-eared presence was a well-known commodity throughout the Hollywood community at the time, and he was considered a reliable and talented tyke who could...

63. Torin Thatcher

Actor | Witness for the Prosecution

Associated with gritty, flashy film villainy, veteran character actor Torin Thatcher was born in Bombay, India to British parents on January 15, 1905, and was educated in England at the Bedford School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. A former schoolteacher, he appeared on the London stage in ...

64. Trent Ford

Actor | Gosford Park

Trent Ford was born in Akron, Ohio to a US Navy test pilot father and a British Airways stewardess mother from Birmingham, West Midlands. He moved to the United Kingdom at the age of one with his parents, and grew up in Cradley and Malvern with his brother and two sisters. He studied Economics and ...

66. Victor Rasuk

Actor | Lords of Dogtown

Victor Rasuk was born on January 15, 1984 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Lords of Dogtown (2005), Godzilla (2014) and Fifty Shades of Grey (2015).

67. Virginia Innocenti

Actress | Vidas robadas

Virginia Innocenti was born on January 15, 1966 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is an actress, known for Vidas robadas (2008), Campeones de la vida (1999) and Iluminados por el fuego (2005).

69. Zachary Bostrom

Actor | Harry and the Hendersons

Zachary Bostrom was born on January 15, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Harry and the Hendersons (1991), JAG (1995) and Will & Grace (1998).



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