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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 ...
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.
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!",...
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.
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)...
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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...
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...
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 (...
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.
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 ...
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".
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...