THE WORLD'S GREATEST FILMMAKERS WHO WERE BORN IN THE 70s, 80s, 90s and 00s

by hilaryswank2011 | created - 09 Feb 2015 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

I mainly listed the greatest filmmakers who were born in the 1980s. It ranged from mainstream, independent, DIY and film schools.

1. Katherine Waterston

Actress | Inherent Vice

Katherine Waterston is an American actress. She is best known for Inherent Vice (2014), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), and Alien: Covenant (2017).

Waterston made her feature film debut in Michael Clayton (2007). She also had supporting roles in films including Robot & Frank (2012), ...

2. Ryota Nakanishi

Editor | Moxina

His theatrical feature film The Rakugo Movie (2012) is his master piece and best seller. He has extensive experiences in all aspects of both filmmaking and social movements. He studied at the best film school in Taiwan, National Taiwan University of Arts where the best Chinese film directors Ang Lee...

True Grit

3. Yûya Ishii

Director | Fune wo amu

Yûya Ishii is a director and writer, known for The Great Passage (2013), Tokyo Night Sky Is Always the Densest Shade of Blue (2017) and Kimi to arukou (2009). He was previously married to Hikari Mitsushima.

4. Ryûhei Matsuda

Actor | Fune wo amu

The uniquely beautiful and talented Ryuhei Matsuda was born May 9, 1983, in Tokyo, to Miyuki Matsuda and Yûsaku Matsuda. Six years later, Ryuhei's life took a tragic turn when his father died from bladder cancer at the age of 40. Ryuhei and his mother persevered, and unlike most offspring of famous...

5. Rinko Kikuchi

Actress | Babel

Rinko was born Kikuchi Yuriko in Hadano just south of Tokyo. The town is known mainly for its green tea and public baths. She is the youngest of three siblings. After being scouted on the street, she began modeling in her hometown and subsequently began acting under her birth name before switching ...

6. Gal Gadot

Actress | Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress, singer, martial artist, and model. She was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel, to a Jewish family. Her parents are Irit, a teacher, and Michael, an engineer, who is a sixth-generation Israeli. She served in the IDF for two years, and won the Miss Israel title in 2004.

Gal ...

7. Eri Otoguro

Actress | Shutter

Eri Otoguro was born on October 12, 1982 in Bangkok, Thailand. She is an actress, known for Shutter (2008), Kamen Rider W Forever: A to Z/The Gaia Memories of Fate (2010) and Kamen Rider W (2009).

8. Ko Shibasaki

Actress | Batoru rowaiaru

Ko Shibasaki was born on August 5, 1981 in Tokyo. Her real name is Yukie Yamamura (Ko Shibasaki is a main character of her favorite manga). She started her career at 14 when her talent was discovered by a star agent. She has worked in many TV shows and commercials, starting to become more famous ...

9. Airi Taira

Actress | 20-seiki shônen: Saishû-shô - Bokura no hata

Airi Taira was born on December 12, 1984 in Akashi, Hyogo, Japan. She is an actress, known for 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption (2009), 20th Century Boys 2: The Last Hope (2009) and 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End (2008).

10. Eiji Wentz

Actor | Taigâ masuku

Eiji Wentz was born on October 8, 1985 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for The Tiger Mask (2013), Kitaro (2007) and Kitaro and the Millennium Curse (2008).

11. Lun-Mei Kwei

Actress | Girlfriend Boyfriend

Gwei Lun-mei was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She began her acting career in the film Blue Gate Crossing (2002). She had her breakthrough in 2007 when she played the female lead in the film Secret (2007) directed by Jay Chou. She was awarded Best Leading Actress for Girlfriend Boyfriend (2012) at the ...

12. Bo-lin Chen

Actor | Qing dian da sheng

Bolin Chen, a Taiwanese actor, is described as one of most talented young actors in Asian-Pacific region, a media label which he has received substantial attention. Chen gained immediate recognition in his first leading role as Zhang Shi-Hao in Blue Gate Crossing (2002). His performances in later ...

13. Xianling Chen

Actress | Before Dawn Cracks

Xianling Chen(a.k.a. Chan Sin Leng; nicknamed as Stella) is a Macau/HongKong professional actress who speaks Portuguese, English and Chinese. She mainly does theatrical works and clothing industrial jobs, such as acting and costume design, but also she teaches acting for students internationally. ...

14. Mark Hapka

Actor | Parallels

Mark Hapka was born on May 29, 1982 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Mark David Hapka. He is an actor and producer, known for Parallels (2015), Beyond the Mat (2013) and Days of Our Lives (1965).

15. Ken Ochiai

Director | Half Kenneth

Ken Ochiai made his first film at age 12. Immediately following his high school graduation, he left his hometown of Tokyo, Japan, to pursue his dream of becoming a film director in the United States. Ochiai graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 2006 with a BA in production. In 2008, he...

16. Daniel Radcliffe

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, to casting agent Marcia Gresham (née Jacobson) and literary agent Alan Radcliffe. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, ...

17. Hayden Christensen

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Hayden Christensen was born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish (father) and Swedish and Italian (mother) descent. Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, with siblings Kaylen, Hejsa, and ...

18. Thora Birch

Actress | Ghost World

For some people, oatmeal starts the day off right - for Thora Birch, it launched a healthy career in front of the camera. It's hard to believe that the actress, who slunk into stardom with her turn as the disillusioned daughter in American Beauty (1999), is even related to the apple-cheeked blonde ...

19. Eri Otoguro

Actress | Shutter

Eri Otoguro was born on October 12, 1982 in Bangkok, Thailand. She is an actress, known for Shutter (2008), Kamen Rider W Forever: A to Z/The Gaia Memories of Fate (2010) and Kamen Rider W (2009).

20. Masami Nagasawa

Actress | Sekai no chûshin de, ai o sakebu

She was born in Iwata, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan on June 3, 1987. Her father Nagasawa Kazuaki was a professional football player and on Japan's national team who later became a coach for Jubilo Iwata. She won the Toho Cinderella contest in 1999 and joined the entertainment business in 2000 with ...

22. Tomoya Maeno

Director | Rannâzu haizu

Tomoya Maeno is an actor and director, known for Rannâzu haizu (2011), Tokyo Ghoul (2017) and Papii Old Man (2012).

23. Rin Takanashi

Actress | Tensô sentai Goseijâ vs Shinkenjâ: Epikku on Ginmaku

Rin Takanashi was born on December 17, 1988 in Chiba, Japan. She is an actress, known for Tensou Sentai Goseiger vs. Shinkenger: Epic on Ginmaku (2011), Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger (2011) and Samurai Sentai Shinkenger vs. Go-onger Ginmaku Bang! (2010). She has been married to Tomoaki Makino since ...

24. Tina Romero

Actress | Land of the Dead

Tina Romero is known for her work on Land of the Dead (2005), Monkey Shines (1988) and Little Girl Blue (2012).

25. Yumi Adachi

Actress | Rex: kyoryu monogatari

Yumi Adachi was born on September 14, 1981 in Tokyo, Japan as Yumi Hasegawa. She is an actress, known for Rex: kyoryu monogatari (1993), Ie naki ko (1994) and Memories of Matsuko (2006). She has been married to Tomoki Kuwajima since November 13, 2014. They have one child. She was previously married...

26. Natalie Dreyfuss

Actress | Still the King

Natalie Dreyfuss was born on February 25, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Natalie Rachel Dreyfuss. She is an actress, known for Still the King (2016), Will & Grace (1998) and True Blood (2008).

27. Lenora Crichlow

Actress | Fast Girls

Lenora Crichlow was born on January 4, 1985 in Westminster, London, England as Lenora Isabella Crichlow. She is an actress, known for Fast Girls (2012), Sugar Rush (2005) and Being Human (2008).

28. Scott Goldberg

Director | Mr. Mullen

Scott Goldberg is a cinematographer, director, producer and editor from New York dedicated to visual storytelling.

In the mid-2000's, Goldberg produced, wrote directed and filmed many independent short films, mostly featuring Paul Kratka (Rick from Friday the 13th Part III).

In early 2010, Day of the...

29. Alice Greczyn

Actress | The Lying Game

Born in Walnut Creek, California, (USA) Alice Greczyn grew up mainly in the mid-west until finally landing in Colorado. She had no idea that she would stumble into life as an actress. Starring in television shows and films had not even crossed her mind. Instead, her childhood goal was to compete as...

30. Aizawa Reimi

Production_designer | Rakugo eiga

32. Mila Kunis

Actress | Black Swan

Mila Kunis was born Milena Markovna Kunis to a Jewish family in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, USSR (now independent Ukraine). Her mother, Elvira, is a physics teacher, her father, Mark Kunis, is a mechanical engineer, and she has an older brother named Michael. Her family moved to Los Angeles, California, ...

33. Ksenia Solo

Actress | Black Swan

Ksenia Solo is a Latvian-Canadian actress. She was born in Riga, Latvia in to an artistic family. She is a recipient of many prestigious Canadian awards, including 3 Gemini Awards and a nominee of the first ever Canadian Screen Awards. Ksenia was the youngest actor in Canadian television history to...

34. Scarlett Johansson

Actress | Her

Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, is from a Jewish family from the Bronx, and her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, a brother, Adrian, a twin brother, Hunter ...

35. Olivia Wilde

Actress | Tron

Actress and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern day renaissance woman, starring in many acclaimed film productions, while simultaneously giving back to the community.

She was born on March 10, 1984 in New York City. Her parents are Leslie Cockburn (née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn. Her ...

36. Anne Hathaway

Actress | Les Misérables

Anne Jacqueline Hathaway was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Kate McCauley Hathaway, an actress, and Gerald T. Hathaway, a lawyer, both originally from Philadelphia. She is of mostly Irish descent, along with English, German, and French. Her first major role came in the short-lived television series ...

37. Maria Ozawa

Actress | Menculik miyabi

Maria Ozawa is a Japanese adult video actress. In Japan, she is referred to as an AV Idol. Her father is French-Canadian and her mother is Japanese but she was raised in Japan and speaks both English and Japanese. She began her career in adult videos in 2005 at the age of 19 and her exotic beauty ...

38. Keira Knightley

Actress | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Keira Christina Knightley was born March 26, 1985 in the South West Greater London suburb of Richmond. She is the daughter of actor Will Knightley and actress turned playwright Sharman Macdonald. An older brother, Caleb Knightley, was born in 1979. Her father is English, while her Scottish-born ...

39. Ksenia Solo

Actress | Black Swan

Ksenia Solo is a Latvian-Canadian actress. She was born in Riga, Latvia in to an artistic family. She is a recipient of many prestigious Canadian awards, including 3 Gemini Awards and a nominee of the first ever Canadian Screen Awards. Ksenia was the youngest actor in Canadian television history to...

40. Janet Montgomery

Actress | Black Swan

A native of Bournemouth in the UK, Janet Montgomery moved to London when she received a scholarship at a dance school. One of her first acting jobs was a guest star role on the critically-acclaimed UK teen drama series, Skins (2007), as Nicholas Hoult's love interest.

Upon moving to Los Angeles, ...

41. Soo Ae

Actress | Gajok

Soo Ae was born on July 25, 1981 in South Korea. She is an actress, known for A Family (2004), Midnight FM (2010) and Sunny (2008).

42. Minka Kelly

Actress | (500) Days of Summer

Minka Kelly was born in Los Angeles, California and she is the only child of former Aerosmith guitarist, Rick Dufay, and Maureen Kelly, an exotic dancer and single mother, who often moved with her daughter to different communities before settling in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by the time Minka was in...

44. Chyler Leigh

Actress | Not Another Teen Movie

Born in Charlotte, North Carolina and raised in Virginia Beach and Miami Beach, Chyler began her career in front of the camera at age 12 modeling for magazines and catalogues. Her success in print later led to national commercials for Coca Cola and Wendy's, among others.

By age 16, she had already ...

45. Julie Estelle

Actress | Serbuan Maut 2: Berandal

Julie Estelle has two older sisters, her older sister Cathy Sharon is also an actress, Julie was born to a French father and Indonesian mother, she gained more fame after starring at Gareth Evans' The Raid movies, through that movies she attended international film festival such as Sundace Film ...

46. Janet Montgomery

Actress | Black Swan

A native of Bournemouth in the UK, Janet Montgomery moved to London when she received a scholarship at a dance school. One of her first acting jobs was a guest star role on the critically-acclaimed UK teen drama series, Skins (2007), as Nicholas Hoult's love interest.

Upon moving to Los Angeles, ...

47. Alexis Bledel

Actress | Gilmore Girls

Kimberly Alexis Bledel was born in Houston, Texas, to Nanette (Dozier) and Martin Bledel. Her parents are both Spanish-speakers (her mother was born in Arizona and raised in Mexico, and her father was born in Argentina), and Alexis's ancestry includes Danish, Welsh, English, Scottish, Irish, and ...

48. Ellen Page

Actress | Juno

Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. She began her career at the age of 10 on the award-winning ...

49. Bonnie Piesse

Actress | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Bonnie Piesse first got into the business when she was 14. A friend of hers got an agent and began doing some work, and suggested she do the same. Bonnie got the very first role she auditioned for and played a Trapeze artist in the Australian children's television show, High Flyers (1999). She took...

50. Emilia Clarke

Actress | Game of Thrones

British actress Emilia Clarke was born in London and grew up in Oxfordshire, England. Her father was a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age ...

51. Rooney Mara

Actress | Carol

Actress and philanthropist Rooney Mara was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and has since starred in the horror ...

52. Ayaka Morita

Actress | Êsu o nerae!

Ayaka Morita was born on December 26, 1988 in Narashino, Japan. She is an actress, known for Êsu o nerae! (2004), Attack No. 1 (2005) and Love & Peace (2015).

53. Golshifteh Farahani

Actress | Paterson

Golshifteh started her acting career in theater at the age of 6 and has always kept a strong link with theater, but it was at the age of 14 that she acted in her first film The Pear Tree (1998), for which she won the prize for the Best Actress from the international section of the Fajr film ...

54. Koki Ebata

Editor | Transgender Trouble

Koki Ebata is an editor and director, known for Transgender Trouble (2011), The Rakugo Movie (2012) and Bye Bye Marrano (2013).

55. Emma Stone

Actress | La La Land

Emily Jean "Emma" Stone was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Charles Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. She is of Swedish, German, and British Isles descent. Stone began acting as a child as a member of the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona...

56. Olivia Wilde

Actress | Tron

Actress and activist Olivia Wilde is a modern day renaissance woman, starring in many acclaimed film productions, while simultaneously giving back to the community.

She was born on March 10, 1984 in New York City. Her parents are Leslie Cockburn (née Leslie Corkill Redlich) and Andrew Cockburn. Her ...

57. Beau Garrett

Actress | Tron

Hired by GUESS! in the late 1990s as one of their new, fresh faces, Beau Jesse Garrett was born in Beverly Hills, California and grew up in Topanga Canyon. She was discovered, as many are, by a scout who saw her in a local shopping mall. She has one sister. Recently, she has played a quite sensual ...

58. Haley Joel Osment

Actor | The Sixth Sense

Haley Joel Osment is an American actor who has proven himself as one of the best young actors of his generation. He is the first millennial male to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting.

Osment was born in Los Angeles, California, to Theresa (Seifert), a teacher, and actor Eugene ...

59. Amanda Seyfried

Actress | Les Misérables

Amanda Seyfried was born and raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to Ann (Sander), an occupational therapist, and Jack Seyfried, a pharmacist. She is of German, and some English and Scottish, ancestry. She began modeling when she was eleven, and acted in high school productions as well as taking ...

60. Amber Heard

Actress | Aquaman

Amber Laura Heard was born in Austin, Texas, to Patricia Paige Heard (née Parsons), an internet researcher, and David C. Heard (David Clinton Heard), a contractor. She has English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Welsh ancestry.

Heard appeared in the Academy Award-nominated film, North Country (2005), ...

61. Mika Mifune

Actress | Yûjô - Friendship

Mika Mifune was born on September 12, 1982 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Yûjô - Friendship (1998), Kill Devil (2004) and Yomigaeri (2002). She was previously married to George Takahashi.

62. Kelli Garner

Actress | The Aviator

Kelli Garner was born in Bakersfield, grew up in Thousand Oaks, and resides in Calabasas, California. She began her career when she was discovered at a friend's Bar Mitzvah, and made her film debut at age 16 in director Mike Mills's short Architecture of Reassurance (2000), a Sundance Film Festival...

63. Katy Perry

Actress | The Smurfs

Katy Perry was born as Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson in Santa Barbara, California, the middle child of pastor parents, Mary Christine (Perry) and Maurice Keith Hudson. She has an older sister and younger brother, and has English, Portuguese, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Her mother's ...

64. Jessica Lowndes

Actress | A Mother's Nightmare

Jessica Lowndes was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1988. She studied at the Pacific Academy in Surrey. Jessica is an actress and an aspiring Singer. She has written 4 known songs: "Never Lonely", "Break", "Fly Away" and "Goodbye". This last one was heard in an episode of the series ...

65. Emilia Clarke

Actress | Game of Thrones

British actress Emilia Clarke was born in London and grew up in Oxfordshire, England. Her father was a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age ...

66. Seth Rogen

Actor | This Is the End

An actor, comedian and writer, Seth Rogen has come a long way from doing stand-up comedy as a teen.

Rogen was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to Sandy (Belogus), a social worker, and Mark Rogen, who worked for non-profits. His father is American-born and his mother is Canadian. He is of Russian...

67. Claire Foy

Actress | First Man

Claire Elizabeth Foy (born 16 April 1984) is an English actress. She studied acting at the Liverpool John Moores University and the Oxford School of Drama and made her screen debut in the pilot of the supernatural comedy series Being Human, in 2008. Following her professional stage debut at the ...

68. Gina Carano

Actress | Haywire

From pioneering women's MMA to blazing a trail in movies, GINA CARANO is one of Hollywood's most unique rising stars. Carano began her training with Muay Thai to competitive MMA, where she competed in Strikeforce and EliteXC. Her popularity led to her being called the "Face of Women's MMA" and she ...

69. Luke Mitchell

Actor | 7 Minutes

Originally wanting to be a professional tennis player, Luke began his acting career in Melbourne, Australia. He trained at the Film & Television Studio International and traveled around Australia with international entertainment company, Sudden Impact Entertainment. In his first professional acting ...

70. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Actress | Final Destination 5

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (born 17 April 1987) is a Canadian actress, disc jockey, singer and television host. She is best known for starring as Olivia Castle in the horror film Final Destination 5 (2011) and as Steffy Forrester in CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2008-present), the latter...

71. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Actress | Mad Max: Fury Road

Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model and as a movie actress. She has appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2006 through 2010 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in November 2009. She has appeared on the cover of ...

72. Rebel Wilson

Actress | Pitch Perfect

Rebel Wilson was born in Sydney, Australia, to a family of dog handlers and showers. She trained at the Australian Theatre for Young People and at Second City in the US. After a successful stage and television career in Australia, this writer/actress/producer now focuses on feature film projects in...

73. Jason Segel

Actor | Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Multi-talented Jason Jordan Segel was born in Los Angeles, California, where he was raised by his parents, Jillian (Jordan), a homemaker, and Alvin Segel, a lawyer. His mother is of English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and his father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. He was educated at St. ...

74. Justin Timberlake

Soundtrack | Trolls

Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Lynn (Bomar) and Randall Timberlake, whose own father was a Baptist minister. At the age of 11, he appeared on the show Star Search (1983), and even though he didn't win, it didn't dampen his ambitions. He also ...

75. Dylan Bruce

Actor | Orphan Black

Dylan Bruce has established himself well in television. Bruce was born in Vancouver, Canada on April 21, 1980, and raised in both Vancouver and Seattle, Washington. In 2005 Bruce appeared on the mini-series 24: Conspiracy (2005), the spin-off to the original Kiefer Sutherland series 24 (2001). The ...

76. Erika Christensen

Actress | Traffic

Erika Jane Christensen was born in 1982 in Seattle, Washington, to Kathy (Hendricks), a construction manager, and Steven Christensen, a human resources executive and insurance worker. She was raised in the suburban outskirts of Los Angeles, California. At age 12, Erika knew that she was going to be...

77. Michelle Ryan

Actress | Bionic Woman

Michelle Ryan was born on April 22nd, 1984 in Enfield, Middlesex, England.

She started her career performing in a Dance Gala at The London Palladium with "Wayne Sleep" (1998), with her first television role being "Dolores" in the children's program, The Worst Witch: Fair Is Foul and Fouls Are Fair (...

78. Rachel Skarsten

Actress | Fifty Shades of Grey

Rachel Alice Marie Skarsten was born April 23, 1985 in Toronto, to Mary Aileen (Self) and Dr. Stan Skarsten. She has a younger brother, Jonathan.

Rachel danced for the Royal Academy of Dance for twelve years, earning her Elementary Level with distinction in 1999. After an injury to her ankle, Rachel...

79. Emily Blunt

Actress | Edge of Tomorrow

Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British actress known for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Young Victoria (2009), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and The Girl on the Train (2016), among many others.

Blunt was born on February 23, 1983, in Roehampton, South West London, England, the second of ...

80. Koki Ebata

Editor | Transgender Trouble

Koki Ebata is an editor and director, known for Transgender Trouble (2011), The Rakugo Movie (2012) and Bye Bye Marrano (2013).

82. Ice Elloso

Actress | Rome & Juliet

Ice Elloso was born and raised in Quezon City, Philippines. She speaks Tagalog, English and Japanese or a combination of the three. After graduating from the University of the Philippines, obtaining a BA in Film, she received the MEXT scholarship for Research, and then Masters at Tokyo University ...

83. Justin Chon

Actor | Twilight

Justin Chon was born in Garden Grove, Orange County, California, and was raised in Irvine, California. He is the son of Kyung, a pianist, and Sang Chon, a former child actor. Justin is of Korean descent.

His acting career started at 2005. He was in shows such as 'Jack & Bobby' and 'Taki & Luci'. He ...

84. Harry Shum Jr.

Actor | Crazy Rich Asians

Harry Shum Jr. was born on April 28, 1982 in Puerto Limón, Costa Rica. He is an actor, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Shadowhunters (2016) and Glee (2009). He has been married to Shelby Rabara since November 22, 2015. They have one child.

85. Aimee Teegarden

Actress | Friday Night Lights

Aimee Richelle Teegarden, born October 10, 1989, is an American actress, model and producer. She starred as Julie Taylor in the NBC drama Friday Night Lights (2006) from 2006 to 2011. In 2011, she co-starred with Dennis Quaid in Martin Guigui's thriller Beneath the Darkness (2011). Later she plays ...

86. Heather Sossaman

Actress | Unfriended

Heather Sossaman is a California native actress known for her role as Laura Barns in Universal and Blumhouse picture's Unfriended.



She began acting at a young age alongside her two sisters. Heather immediately landed small roles in popular shows like Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), for which she was ...

87. Laura Prepon

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Laura Helene Prepon was born on March 7, 1980, in Watchung, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Marjorie (Coll) and Michael Prepon. Her father died in 1993, when she was 13 years old. Laura is the youngest of five children--she has a brother named Brad and three sisters: Danielle, Jocelyn, and ...

88. Olivia Thirlby

Actress | Juno

Olivia resides in New York City where she was born and raised. She has trained extensively in classical Shakespearian acting in New York at the American Globe Theatre, and in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She began acting professionally in 2003, and plans to pursue a career in both ...

89. Ellen Page

Actress | Juno

Ellen Grace Philpotts-Page was born on February 21, 1987, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Martha Philpotts, a teacher, and Dennis Page, a graphic designer. Page wanted to start acting at an early age and attended the Neptune Theater School. She began her career at the age of 10 on the award-winning ...

90. Ji-hyun Jun

Actress | Yeopgijeogin geunyeo

Jeon Ji-hyun (born 30 October 1981) is a South Korean actress and model famous for her role in My Sassy Girl. Jeon was born in Seoul, and studied in the Department of Theater and Film at Dongguk University. She began her career as a model in 1997, and after appearing in a number of TV sitcoms, her ...

91. Marnette Patterson

Actress | American Sniper

Marnette Patterson is an American born actress who was raised in Los Angeles California. Her name is a combination of her two great aunt's: Mary and Nettie. Her aunt is Dana Dillaway, former child actress who appeared in Giant (1956) as Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson's daughter Judy. She is a ...

92. Jordana Brewster

Actress | Furious Seven

Raven-haired beauty Jordana Brewster was born on April 26, 1980 in Panama City, Panama. Her mother, Maria João Leal de Sousa, is a Brazilian-born model who appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1978 . Her father, Alden Brewster, is an American-born investment banker, who has English, ...

94. Jamie Noel

Actress | Two Guys & a Gal

Jamie Noel was born on December 4, 1986 in Miami, Florida, USA as Jenna Noel Jowers. She is an actress and producer, known for Two Guys & a Gal (2014), The Ex's (2011) and The Coed and the Zombie Stoner (2014).

96. Ari Graynor

Actress | Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Ari Graynor was born on April 27, 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Ariel Geltman Graynor. She is an actress and producer, known for Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008), Whip It (2009) and What's Your Number? (2011).

97. Francis Capra

Actor | A Bronx Tale

Francis Capra was born on April 27, 1983 in New York, and raised in the Bronx. Discovered by Robert De Niro and Chazz Palminteri when they were casting for the film A Bronx Tale (1993), he began to work as a child actor and moved to Los Angeles with his mother Ann Marie Capra and his siblings. His ...

98. William Moseley

Actor | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

William Peter Moseley was born on April 27, 1987, in Gloucester, England, to Juliette (Fleming) and Peter Moseley, a cinematographer. He is the eldest of three children with a younger sister named Daisy and and younger brother named Ben. His father's name is also William's middle name.

He wanted to ...

99. Emily Rios

Actress | Quinceañera

Emily Rios was born on April 27, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Emily Clara Rios. She is an actress, known for Quinceañera (2006), The Bridge (2013) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018).

100. Jessica Alba

Actress | Fantastic Four

Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, CA, to Catherine (Jensen) and Mark David Alba, who served in the US Air Force. Her mother has Danish, Welsh, German, English, and French ancestry, while her father is of Mexican descent (including Spanish and Indigenous Mexican roots). Her ...



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