Birthdays: January 16by bcampos862 | created - 18 Jan 2015 | updated - 5 months ago | Public
Soundtrack | Romeo Must Die
Talented. Beautiful. Modest. These three words described R&B singer-turned-actress Aaliyah perfectly.
Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Diane (Hankerson) and Michael Haughton. Her uncle was music manager Barry Hankerson and her brother is director Rashad Haughton. Aaliyah was ...
3. Alain Jessua
Writer | La vie à l'envers
Alain Jessua was born on January 16, 1932 in Paris, France as Alain Rene Sando Jessua. He was a writer and assistant director, known for Life Upside Down (1964), En toute innocence (1988) and Frankenstein 90 (1984). He was married to Anna Gaylor. He died on November 30, 2017 in Évreux, Eure, France.
Actor | Wilson
A Presbyterian minister's son, softly-spoken, intellectual-looking Alexander Knox received his education from the University of Western Ontario, where he studied English literature. An excellent elocutionist, member of the university's Hesperian Club, he had his first fling with dramatic acting ...
Actress | Romeo y Julita
Amelia Vargas was born on January 16, 1928 in Havana, Cuba as Amelia Graciela Vargas. She was an actress, known for Romeo y Julita (1953), Venga a bailar el rock (1957) and The Three Musketeers (1953). She died on April 21, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
8. Anders Hove
Actor | Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
Anders Hove was born in Greenland on the 16th of January 1956 to a mother who was a nurse and a father who worked as a meteorologist. His father was politically involved in Greenland and helped the country work towards the government it has today. Spending most of his childhood there, Anders later ...
10. Ash Christian
Producer | Fat Girls
At age twenty, Ash directed, produced and starred in "Fat Girls" alongside Jonathan Caouette ("Tarnation"), and Robin DeJesus ("Camp"). An official selection of the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival, where "Fat Girls" had its world premiere to major critical acclaim...the film found love in the hearts of ...
13. Bridget O'Connor
Writer | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Bridget was born and raised in Harrow, London. From a large family, she was the second of 5 children. Her parents are Irish, her mother Bridie hails from Limerick and her father Jim is from Cork. As a result, Bridget grew up around Ceilidh bands and dancing. She attended Catholic schools and went ...
14. Buddy Lester
Actor | Ocean's Eleven
Buddy Lester, stand-up comedian and character actor on television and in motion pictures was born in Chicago and became a fixture on the international nightclub circuit for seven decades. In Las Vegas, he opened for Frank Sinatra several times and appeared in the Rat Pack films Ocean's 11 (1960) and...
15. Carl Capotorto
Actor | Riding in Cars with Boys
Carl Capotorto was born and raised in the Pelham Parkway section of the Bronx, New York. A writer and actor, he received a B.A. in Liberal Arts from SUNY Purchase in 1981 and an M.F.A. in Playwriting from Columbia University School of Arts in 1984. His plays have been produced at the National ...
16. Caroline Munro
Actress | The Spy Who Loved Me
Leggy, brunette-maned pin-up actress Caroline Munro was born in Windsor and lived in Rottingdean near Brighton where she attended a Catholic Convent School. By chance, her mother and a photographer entered her picture in a "Face of the Year" competition for the British newspaper The Evening News ...
17. Carrie Keranen
Actress | Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
Carrie Keranen is an American voice actress, producer, production manager, and voice director. Born on January 16, 1976 in Oak Park, Michigan as Carrie Beth Keranen, she is known for her work on Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011), KILL La KILL (2013), Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002), and Miraculous: ...
18. Charlotte Best
Actress | Home and Away
Charlotte Elise Best (born 16 January 1994) is an Australian actress and model. Her most notable role is from the show Home and Away as the young girl in the Campbell Family, Annie Campbell.
Best grew up in the suburb of Point Frederick in the township of Gosford. Along with her three brothers, Best...
19. Conor Duffy
Actor | Good Girls Don't...
Conor Duffy was born on January 16, 1980 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Conor Frederick Duffy. He is an actor, known for Good Girls Don't... (2004), From a Place of Darkness (2008) and Angie Tribeca (2016). He has been married to Emily Cutler since March 11, 2006. They have two children.
20. Cristina Brondo
Actress | L'auberge espagnole
Cristina Brondo was born on January 16, 1977 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Cristina Brondo Muñoz. She is an actress, known for L'auberge espagnole (2002), Lola vende cá (2002) and Russian Dolls (2005). She is married to Diego Yaker. They have one child.
22. Dameon Clarke
Actor | How to Get Away with Murder
Dameon J. Clarke is a Canadian-American actor and voice actor. His TV credits include Graceland, How to Get Away with Murder, 24, Castle, Supernatural and Prison Break, and his film work includes How to Be a Serial Killer and I Love You Phillip Morris. He has worked with numerous Academy Award ...
23. Daniela Escobar
Daniela Escobar was born on January 16, 1969 in São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as Daniela Escobar Duncan. She is an actress and writer, known for 400 Contra 1: Uma História do Crime Organizado (2010), A Garota da Moto (2016) and America (2005). She was previously married to Jayme ...
25. Debbie Allen
Actress | Fame
Deborah Kaye Allen was born in Houston, Texas, to African-American parents, Vivian Elizabeth (Ayers), a poet and art director, and Andrew Arthur Allen, an orthodontist. As a child, Debbie, her older brother, Andrew (called Tex), and her older sister, actress Phylicia Rashad, lived in Mexico to ...
26. Dian Fossey
Dian Fossey was born on January 16, 1932 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was a director and writer, known for Gorillas in the Mist (1988), The World About Us (1967) and National Geographic Specials (1965). She died on December 26, 1985 in Karisoke, Rwanda.
28. Diana Wynyard
Actress | Cavalcade
One of the outstanding stage actresses of her time, Diana Wynyard will always be remembered for her unforgettable performance in the British version of the thriller Gaslight (1940) (re-made in Hollywood in 1944 with Ingrid Bergman). Starring opposite the great Anton Walbrook, she played the part of...
32. Elliott Reid
Actor | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Elliott Reid was born on January 16, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA as Edgeworth Blair Reid. He was an actor and writer, known for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), Inherit the Wind (1960) and Vicki (1953). He died on June 21, 2013 in Studio City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
33. Eriko Tamura
Actress | Dragonball Evolution
Eriko made her acting debut at age 14 in the highly acclaimed Asian feature film, "Flowerly Afternoon," which was directed by Kazuki Omori, best known in the U.S. for his work with the famous "Godzilla" television series. Eriko rose to fame when she joined the popular TV show "Go with the Wild!" as...
Actor | Familya
Erkan Kolcak Köstendil, is a Turkish actor, writer, director, and singer.Her uncle is actor Bülent Sakrak. Born and raised in Bursa, a large city located in northwestern Anatolia, Kostendil was considering and working towards becoming a goalkeeper until his path crossed with two seasoned actors who...
35. Ethel Merman
Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman surely is the pre-eminent star of 'Broadway' musical comedy. Though untrained in singing, she could belt out a song like quite no one else, and was sought after by major songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Having ...
36. Eva Habermann
Actress | Lexx
Eva Habermann was born on January 16, 1976 in Hamburg, West Germany as Eva Felicitas Habermann. She is an actress and producer, known for Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories (1996), Feuer, Eis & Dosenbier (2002) and Under ConTROLL. She was previously married to Hans-Ullrich Hauenstein.
37. Frederick Coffin
Actor | Hard to Kill
A solid, reliable working actor since the early 70s, Frederick Coffin was born January 16, 1943 to actress Winnie Collins, as one of five siblings. Educated at Western Reserve Academy, in Hudson, Ohio, Coffin was both an excellent athlete and student. It was at WRA that he first began theater ...
Self | Nadie
Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar was born in the small town of Banes in Oriente Province, Cuba, on January 16, 1901. His parents were workers on a sugar plantation and Batista, not wanting to spend the rest of his life cutting sugar cane, joined the army when he turned 20. He rose steadily, if ...
40. Gillian White
Actress | Never Back Down: No Surrender
Gillian was born in Los Angeles, CA to parents, Victor and Cheryl Waters. She was raised in Altadena, CA. Her background is of African-American, Blackfoot Indian and Irish descent. An all around student athlete, Gillian was a star basketball player, Homecoming Queen and a honors student in high ...
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41. Giulia Nahmany
Actress | Love by Design
Giulia Nahmany is an actress, writer and producer. She was born on the 16th of January, 1983 in Kfar-Saba, Israel to a Jewish Ashkenazi family. Giulia showed love for the performing arts since a young age, deciding that she would pursue this as a career. She began working during her teenage years, ...
42. Glen Morgan
Producer | The X Files
Glen Morgan was born on January 16, 1947 in San Francisco, California, USA as Glenn Duane Morgan. He is a producer and writer, known for The X-Files (1993), The One (2001) and Willard (2003). He has been married to Kristen Cloke since June 13, 1998. They have four children. He was previously ...
43. Greg Page
Soundtrack | Life as We Know It
Greg Page was born on January 16, 1972 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Gregory John Page. He is a writer and producer, known for Life as We Know It (2010), Knocked Up (2007) and Just Like Heaven (2005). He has been married to Vanessa Miller since 2010. They have two children. He was ...
44. Greg Strause
Visual_effects | The Day After Tomorrow
Greg Strause grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. Greg and his brother Colin Strause began experimenting with visual effects in their early teens. In 1995, Greg moved to Los Angeles and started working on the special effects for The X-Files (1993). From there he moved on to big-budget hits such as ...
45. Harry Carey
Actor | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Born in New York City to a Judge of Special Sessions who was also president of a sewing machine company. Grew up on City Island, New York. Attended Hamilton Military Academy and turned down an appointment to West Point to attend New York Law School, where his law school classmates included future ...
47. Irene Vernon
Actress | Fireside Theatre
Irene Vernon was born on January 16, 1922 in Mishawaka, Indiana, USA as Irene Vergauwen. She was an actress, known for Fireside Theatre (1949), Bewitched (1964) and The Sound of Fury (1950). She was married to Emmanuel Rosenberg. She died on April 21, 1998 in South Bend, Indiana.
48. Jake Epstein
Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation
Jake Epstein is a Canadian actor, singer and writer. He began his acting career in Toronto at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in a production of 'Our Town and then played the Artful Dodger in Cameron Mackintosh's 'Oliver' at the Princess of Wales Theatre. He soon made his way to the small screen ...
49. James May
Self | Top Gear
James May was born in the 18th century in the British city of Bristol. He studied music at university, although secretly he was thinking about old motorcycles. In his career to date he has been sacked from Autocar, let go from Driven, and relieved of his duties at CAR magazine. He previously ...
52. Jim Stafford
Soundtrack | The Fox and the Hound
Born James Wayne Stafford on January 16, 1944, in Winter Haven, Florida, Jim is an American comedian, musician, singer-songwriter, and actor.
His songs include: "Spiders & Snakes", "Swamp Witch", "Under The Scotsman's Kilt", "My Girl Bill", and "Turn Loose of My Leg". Stafford has his own theater in...
55. John Carpenter
Soundtrack | Escape from New York
John Howard Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York, to mother Milton Jean (Carter) and father Howard Ralph Carpenter. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father, a professor, was head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky ...
56. John Hamilton
Actor | The Maltese Falcon
Burly, stentorian-voiced John Hamilton, worked on Broadway and in touring theatrical companies for many years prior to his 1930 film debut. He was in the original Broadway company of "Seventh Heaven" and would appear in the film remake (Seventh Heaven (1937)) in 1937. For Warner Bros, he starred ...
57. Jonas Carpignano
Writer | A Ciambra
Jonas Carpignano was born in 1984 and grew up between New York City and Rome. His first feature film Mediterranea debuted at the Cannes Film Festival -Semaine de la Critique in 2015 before receiving the award for the best directorial debut of 2015 by the National Board of Review. That same year he ...
59. Jonathan Mangum
Actor | The Bucket List
Although born in Charleston, S.C. Jonathan grew up in Mobile, Alabama. He moved to Orlando, Florida at the age of twenty where he earned a B.S. in psychology and began doing improv comedy with Wayne Brady at SAK Theatre Comedy Lab. In 1995 he moved with a group of improvisers moved to L.A. The ...
61. Josh Evans
Actor | The Doors
Josh Evans was born on January 16, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA as Joshua Evans. He is a director and actor, known for The Doors (1991), The Price of Air (2000) and Born on the Fourth of July (1989). He has been married to Roxy Saint since October 2012. They have one child. He was ...
62. Josie Davis
Actress | CSI: NY
This Hollywood, California native has been acting all of her life. Josie Davis began her career at the age of 3, starring in numerous television commercials. She was cast as a series regular on the hit television show Charles in Charge (1984) (Davis played the adorable, intelligent poet "Sarah ...
65. Kabir Bedi
Actor | Octopussy
Kabir Bedi is an internationally acclaimed Indian actor. He has acted in over 60 Bollywood films and has hits like "Khoon Bhari Maang", "Kurbaan" and "Main Hoon Na". He is well-recognized for his role of Emperor Shah Jahan in "Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story".
Popularly recognized in the West for ...
66. Karl Freund
Cinematographer | Key Largo
Karl Freund, an innovative director of photography responsible for development of the three-camera system used to shoot television situation comedies, was born on January 16, 1890, in the Bohemian city of Koeniginhof, then part of the Austria-Hungarian Empire (now known as Dvur Kralove in the Czech...
67. Kate Moss
Actress | Zoolander 2
One of the more controversial supermodels, primarily because of her unusually low weight during the early part of her career. (she typified the "waif" models). Her unusual appearance (and possibly her willingness to appear nude, "It's just work") have, in a very short time, made her almost as ...
68. Kathy Evison
Actress | Seaquest DSV
Kathy Evison's father is employee of the National Park Service. By the age of 18 she had moved with her family as much as 20 times from one park to another, including Grand Canyon, Sequoia and her favorite: Grand Tetons. She financed her college education by modeling, including appearances all over...
69. Katy Jurado
Actress | High Noon
Katy Jurado was born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García into a wealthy family on January 16, 1924. Her early years were spent amid luxury until her family's lands were confiscated by the federal government for redistribution to the landless peasantry. Despite the loss of property, the ...
Self | Quantum Leap
As one of the most popular talk show hosts in radio history, Dr. Laura Schlessinger offers no-nonsense advice infused with a strong sense of ethics, accountability, and personal responsibility; she's been doing it successfully for more than 30 years, reaching approximately 8.25 million listeners ...
Director | Batman: The Movie
Leslie H. Martinson was born on January 16, 1915 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Herbert Leslie Martinson. He is known for his work on Batman: The Movie (1966), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) and Hot Rod Girl (1956). He was married to Connie Martinson. He died on September 3, 2016 in Los ...
75. Lina Romay
Actress | The Big Wheel
Vivacious brunette singer and actress Lina Romay was born in New York in January 1919, the daughter of Mexican L.A. consulate attaché Porfirio A. Romay. In her teens, she was adept at swimming and diving. Moreover, she had an excellent voice and could sing equally well in English and in Spanish. ...
Soundtrack | Mary Poppins Returns
Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received ...
77. Liz Larsen
Actress | Madoff
Liz Larsen was born on January 16, 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Elizabeth Bernadette Price Larsen. She is known for her work on Madoff (2016), One Percent More Humid (2017) and The Americans (2013). She has been married to Sal Viviano since May 29, 1994. They have two children.
Actress | Mesa de noticias
María Amuchastegui was born on January 16, 1953 in Cordoba, Argentina as Silvina María Amuchástegui. She was an actress, known for Mesa de noticias (1983), Graduates (2012) and Caiga quien caiga - CQC (1995). She was married to Juan José Alberdi. She died on July 19, 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
81. Marianne Stewart
Actress | Ben Casey
Marianne Stewart was born on January 16, 1922 in Berlin, Germany as Annemarie Schuenzel. She was an actress, known for Ben Casey (1961), Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) and The Facts of Life (1960). She was married to Louis Calhern. She died on November 1, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
86. Mark Tinker
Producer | St. Elsewhere
Mark Tinker was born on January 16, 1951 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA as Mark Christian Tinker. He is a producer and director, known for St. Elsewhere (1982), NYPD Blue (1993) and Deadwood (2004). He has been married to Chandra West since October 1, 2005. He was previously married to Kristin Harmon...
88. Marwan Kenzari
Actor | Aladdin
Marwan Kenzari is an award-winning Dutch actor. He received critical acclaim for his powerful and brooding performance in the Dutch crime drama Wolf, in which he plays a recently paroled Moroccan immigrant struggling to toe the line between promising boxer and rising criminal enforcer. His ...
89. Mason Gamble
Actor | Dennis the Menace
Mason began his film-acting career at age six when director Harold Ramis cast him in Groundhog Day (1993). Three months later, Mason won the title role in the hit comedy, Dennis the Menace (1993). He was chosen from twenty thousand other hopefuls in a nationwide casting call launched by John Hughes...
90. Matthew Provenza
Born Matthew Looker Provenza, Royal Oak Michigan, 1994 -- Matt is a New York City-based actor. He received a BFA in Acting from the University of Michigan in 2016, and has also studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory, the American Conservatory Theatre, and privately with acting coach Susan Aston. ...
93. Michael Pataki
Actor | Rocky IV
Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Michael Pataki had a long, varied and impressive career in both movies and TV shows, alike, that spanned a little over 50 years. Pataki was born on January 16, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio. He attended the University of Southern California as a double ...
96. Mona Seilitz
Actress | Vildanden
Mona Seilitz was born on January 16, 1943 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Mona-Liz Alexandersson. She was an actress, known for The Wild Duck (1989), Anna och gänget (1978) and Operation Leo (1981). She was married to Stefan Falk, Bill Öhrström and Jan-Erik Seilitz. She died on April 2, 2008 in...