Birthdays: April 17by bcampos862 | created - 18 Apr 2015 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
1. Alex Nesic
Actor | High Crimes
Alex Nesic has been featured in the major motion picture, High Crimes (2002), starring Ashley Judd and Jim Caviezel, and most recently starred in the comedy, What Boys Like (2003). His guest starring roles on television series include CSI: Miami (2002), JAG (1995), As If (2002), Angel (1999), ...
2. Adam McKay
Writer | The Big Short
Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through ...
Actress | The Gold & the Beautiful
Agnes-Nicole Winter was raised in Sweden, graduated Stockholm School of Optometry. She started her career in the entertainment industry as a model and actress. After she co-produced her first movie she was appointed Vice President in charge of production at Hux Enterprises, in Beverly Hills, where ...
Actress | Painkiller Jane
Alaina Huffman was born on April 17, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Alaina Kalanj. She is an actress and producer, known for Painkiller Jane (2007), Supernatural (2005) and Smallville (2001). She was previously married to John Henry Huffman IV.
7. Anne Shirley
Actress | Murder, My Sweet
They didn't come packaged any sweeter and lovelier than Anne Shirley, a gentle and gracious 1930s teen film actress who didn't quite reach the zenith of front-rank stardom and retired all too soon at age 26. On film as a toddler, she went through a small revolving door of marquee names before ...
8. Arthur Lake
Actor | Tanned Legs
His parents were circus acrobats and he became part of their act. When they changed to vaudeville and wound up in California, he got a job in the movies. The founder of Universal Pictures, Carl Laemmle changed his name to Lake. In silent films he played somewhat dimwitted youngsters, The ...
11. Brendan Beiser
Actor | Tooth Fairy
Canadian actor Brendan Joseph Beiser was born in Boston Massachusetts. His father, a Canadian psychiatrist, held a professorship at Harvard in the late '60s/early '70s. When Brendan was six, the Beiser family moved to from the US to France for a year before returning permanently to Canada. Brendan ...
12. Byron Cherry
Actor | Midnight Massacre
Byron was raised in Atlanta, GA, and graduated from North Side High School in the 70's. After winning a scholarship to East Tennessee State University he played football as a running back with his big brother, Nat. Byron also received his Black Belt in Karate soon after college.
After three years of...
14. Carlo Rota
Actor | The Boondock Saints
Where are you from? Is a popular question that Carlo has no rapid answer for. Born in the U.K and raised in Italy, Hong Kong, the Bahamas and Canada. Add a family history that spans Spain, France, Italy and time spent in Argentina, India, Morrocco and you have pan- cultural on a good day, ...
Actress | Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Catherine Russell was born on April 17, 1965 in Lambeth, London, England. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001). She has been married to Richard Holmes since 1988. They have two ...
16. Charles Frank
Actor | The Right Stuff
Charles Frank was born on April 17, 1947 in Olympia, Washington, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Right Stuff (1983), All My Children (1970) and Wonder Woman (1975). He has been married to Susan Blanchard since June 25, 1977. They have one child.
Actress | Life + Times: Empire State of Mind
Constance Marie Jeanine Jablonski was born on April 17, 1991 in Lille, France. She is best known for her work as an international fashion model. She was ranked #11 on the Top Female Model list in 2015 by models.com.. She has appeared in six Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2010 through 2015. ...
21. Darin Southam
Actor | 127 Hours
Darin is an American actor of English, Scottish, and German decent, born in the small town of Vernal Utah. Most of his childhood and adolescence (12 years) was spent in Vancouver, Washington. A week after Darin's seventeenth birthday, his father died of a heart attack. As the youngest and last of ...
26. Don Kirshner
Producer | Toomorrow
Don Kirshner was born on April 17, 1934 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Donald Kirshner. He is known for his work on Toomorrow (1970), Musical Chairs (1975) and The Kowboys (1970). He was married to Sheila Grod. He died on January 17, 2011 in Boca Raton, Florida, USA.
27. Don Michael Paul
Writer | Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man
Don Michael Paul attended California State University, Fullerton where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in theatre arts. He juggled his time acting on stage while working in film and television.
Don's work has taken him around the world from Berlin to Budapest, from Bulgaria to South Africa, ...
32. Fanny Carbonnel
Fanny Carbonnel is a French-born actress with excellent English skills. She has got good notions of other languages such as Dutch, Spanish and Mandarin too. She acted in theater plays for 3 years before starting on-camera training. She resides between England and Belgium and can be seen in J.K. ...
34. Gabriel Soto
Actor | La fuerza del destino
Gabriel Soto was born on April 17, 1975 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Gabriel Soto Borja-Díaz. He is an actor, known for La fuerza del destino (2011), La verdad oculta (2006) and Las Vías del Amor (2002). He has been married to Géraldine Bazán since February 13, 2016. They have...
36. George Seaton
Writer | Miracle on 34th Street
Working his way up from general factotum and gag writer to highly versatile writer/director, George Seaton was involved in many aspects of the entertainment industry along the way.
He was born George Stenius of Swedish parentage (his family hailed from Stockholm) in South Bend, IN, and grew up in ...
37. Gia Mantegna
Actress | Unaccompanied Minors
Gina Cristine "Gia" Mantegna (born April 17, 1990) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Devin Levin on American sitcom The Middle.
Mantegna was born Gina Cristine Mantegna in Manhattan, New York, and raised in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Arlene, who owns the restaurant "...
40. Imogen Bain
Actress | The Phantom of the Opera
Imogen Bain was born on April 17, 1959 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008). She was married to Simon Holmes. She died on July 5, 2014 in London.
Actress | Final Destination 5
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood was born on April 17, 1987 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Final Destination 5 (2011), Arrow (2012) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). She has been married to Elan Ruspoli since July 2018.
42. Jennifer Garner
Actress | Alias
Jennifer Garner, who catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series Alias (2001), has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother, Patricia Ann (née English), a retired teacher of English, and her father, William John...
43. Joan Lorring
Actress | The Corn Is Green
Joan Lorring was born Madeline Ellis on April 17, 1926, in Hong Kong. She and her mother, Ania Fred, a Russian Jewish immigrant, left Hong Kong after the outbreak of WWII to pursue an acting career, settling in California in the late 1930s. After finding radio work in Los Angeles, Lorring worked her...
44. Joe Alaskey
Actor | Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Joe Alaskey, among the most talented voice actors in the business, impeccably recreates many of the original characters which the late cartoon pioneer Mel Blanc invented. A natural mimic and gifted actor, his amazing "ear" for voices enables him to imitate almost anything; including some of the ...
45. Joel Murray
Actor | God Bless America
Joel is a versatile writer-director-actor. The youngest of the nine Murrays is a veteran of over 250 sit-com episodes. He has been a series regular on the comedies Grand, Pacific Station, Love and War, Dharma and Greg and Still Standing. He has also recurred on the series Mike and Molly, My Boys ...
46. Joon-Gi Lee
Actor | Wang-ui namja
Lee Joon-Gi was born in Busan, South Korea on April 17, 1982. He was raised by his parents and has one younger sister. He is an actor/model/singer. He started his career as a model and had minor roles in Korean dramas until he landed the role of Gong-Gil in The King and the Clown in 2005. After ...
48. Karen Blixen
Writer | Out of Africa
Karen Blixen was born on April 17, 1885 in Rungsted, Denmark as Karen Christentze Dinesen. She was a writer, known for Out of Africa (1985), Babette's Feast (1987) and The Heroine (1967). She was married to Bror Frederik von Blixen-Finecke. She died on September 7, 1962 in Rungsted.
49. Ken Duken
Actor | Inglourious Basterds
Ken Duken was born on the 17th of April 1979 as a son of an actress and a doctor in Heidelberg / Germany. He started to learn acting from his stage actress mother Christina Loeb. Later he took courses by James Reynolds and Bruce McDonald but he never attended drama school.
Before starting his career...
50. Kimberly Elise
Actress | Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Kimberly Elise Trammel. She is an actress, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and John Q (2002). She was previously married to Maurice Oldham.
Actress | Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Kristine Sutherland's first love was theater. She went to an audition in high school as moral support for a friend but ended up auditioning herself. She worked as an actress on stage through the 80s, landing a few pilot roles as well as her small secretary part in Legal Eagles (1986) and her ...
Actress | The Fugitive
L. Scott Caldwell was born in Chicago and now lives in New York City. She has an extensive background in feature films, television and theater. Her film credits include "Mystery Alaska," "Waiting to Exhale," "The Net," "The Fugitive," "Dutch" and "Without a Trace." Caldwell had a recurring role in ...
54. Lela Rochon
Actress | Waiting to Exhale
Lela Rochon was born on April 17, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lela Rochon Staples. She is an actress and producer, known for Waiting to Exhale (1995), Gang Related (1997) and Any Given Sunday (1999). She has been married to Antoine Fuqua since April 9, 1999. They have two children. She ...
55. Leslie Bega
Actress | The Sopranos
Veteran film and television actress Leslie Bega can now be seen co-starring as Valentina La Paz on the HBO Emmy Award winning television series The Sopranos (1999), Tony Soprano's girlfriend. In addition, Leslie also can be seen as a diametrically opposite character to Valentina named Leah on CBS's...
56. Lindsay Anderson
Director | If....
Lindsay Anderson was born on April 17, 1923 in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India as Lindsay Gordon Anderson. He was a director and actor, known for If.... (1968), Britannia Hospital (1982) and O Lucky Man! (1973). He died on August 30, 1994 in Angoulême, Charente, France.
57. Lindsay Hartley
Actress | Passions
Lindsay Hartley is an American actress and singer. She was born Lindsay Nicole Korman in Palm Springs, California, and is of Russian and English (father) and Greek and Italian (mother) origin. Singing since age eleven, Hartley was a national pre-teen talent winner of the Young Miss America Beauty ...
59. Lon McCallister
Actor | The Red House
He started his career as a teenage bit actor in such wholesome, folksy tales as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) and Judge Hardy's Children (1938). As an adult, he found the strength of his career riding on that same homespun sentiment. Lon McCallister was born Herbert Alonzo McCallister, Jr. in...
60. Louis Jean Heydt
Actor | The Big Sleep
An American character actor who specialized in "average joes", often timid or down-on-their-luck, Louis Jean Heydt was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at Worcester Academy and Dartmouth College. He intended a career in journalism and worked as a reporter for the old New York World, but ...
63. Luke Mitchell
Actor | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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 ...
65. María Guerrero
Actress | Un solo corazón o Los muertos viven
María Guerrero was born on April 17, 1867 in Madrid, Spain as María Guerrero Torija. She was an actress, known for Un solo corazón o Los muertos viven (1914), El caballero Casarroja (1914) and La florista de la reina (1940). She was married to Fernando Díaz de Mendoz. She died on January 23,...
66. Mártha Eggerth
Actress | Das Hofkonzert
From the day she was born Martha lived in a world of music. For sure her father was a banker but he was also an amateur pianist. As for her mother, she was a housewife but also a very talented opera singer who had given up her career for the joys of matrimony and motherhood. It does not come as a ...
69. Michael Forest
Actor | Jûbê ninpûchô
Six-foot-three and weighing in at a lean, mean 215, Michael Forest was a rugged-looking addition to the Roger Corman and Gene Corman's list of leading men during their 1950s heyday. Between Corman films, he was a stage actor who worked in Shakespearean plays and other legitimate productions as ...
71. Michael Teh
Actor | Sleepy Hollow
Michael came to acting after attaining top MBA and law degrees and an intense corporate career on the East Coast primarily in management consulting and as an Internet start-up executive.
After a number of major life challenges and realizations, he quit corporate life and commenced full-time theatre ...
73. Monet Mazur
Actress | Mystery Men
Monet Mazur has been in the entertainment industry and acting professionally since 1993. Mazur grew up in Malibu and New York, the daughter of Ruby Mazur, a record industry artist, and Valerie Chasin, who was a fashion model in the late 60s and 70s. After small roles in TV and film, Mazur finally ...
Actress | The Smurfs 2
Mylène was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. The first time she ever set foot on a stage was at age 13 in a high school production of Shaw's 'Pygmalion'. She survived, and fell in love with acting. She trained in Montreal with actor and mentor Gilles Plouffe and later in Vancouver with Nancy ...
Actor | Gotham
Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Alan and Deanna D'Agosto, and the middle of five children (two older brothers, two younger sisters). He began acting when he was eleven years old, and was a senior at Creighton Preparatory School when he was cast in Election...
77. Nicole Bonifacio
Actress | Nightshades: George Benson
Nicole Bonifacio was born in the East Bay Area, California to Araceli Bonifacio (Mendoza) and Noel Bonifacio, both from Pampanga, Philippines. Bonifacio is of Filipino, Polynesian and Indian descent, and grew up with two brothers, Collen and Nealen.
As a kid, Bonifacio loved music and pursued her ...
78. Olivia Hussey
Actress | Romeo and Juliet
At age 15, when most young women are nurturing dreams of romance, Olivia Hussey was giving life to Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (1968). Her performance in one of the most celebrated roles ever written in the English language won her the Golden Globe and two successive Best Actor ...
81. Paul Langton
Actor | The Twilight Zone
Although established in show business for many years, it wasn't until 1964 with the debut of the TV series, "Peyton Place" that he became truly famous as the hapless and scheming, Leslie Harrington. His tenure there lasted several years and he added considerable style and finesse with his presence ...
84. Peter Marx
Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation
Peter grew up in Morristown, New Jersey and received a bachelors degree from The University of Michigan School of Music as a piano performance major. He competed in piano competitions before attending The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre in New York City where he studied with Sanford ...
87. Reza Badiyi
Director | The Six Million Dollar Man
Reza Badiyi was born on April 17, 1929 in Arak, Iran as Reza Sayed Badiyi. He is known for his work on The Six Million Dollar Man (1974), Get Smart (1965) and Stop Susan Williams (1979). He was married to Tania Harley, Barbara Turner and Gwendolyn M Dennis. He died on August 20, 2011 in Los Angeles...
88. Richard Travis
Actor | The Man Who Came to Dinner
Richard Travis was born William Justice in Carlsbad, New Mexico in 1913. He started off unbilled in daredevil cliffhangers and proceeded to war-era Warner Bros. features. He changed his stage moniker from "William Justice" to "William Travis" before finally settling on "Richard (or Dick) Travis" ...
92. Roddy Piper
Actor | They Live
Roddy Piper was born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a pro wrestler from 1973-1987 in the NWA, Pacific Northwest, California. He was a longtime mainstay in the WWF, and was one of the biggest "bad guys" in the WWF during the early '80s, before ...
93. 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 ...
94. Rudolf Schündler
Actor | The Exorcist
Rudolf Schündler was born on April 17, 1906 in Leipzig, Germany as Rudolf Ernst Paul Schündler. He was an actor and director, known for The Exorcist (1973), Suspiria (1977) and Viktoria und ihr Husar (1954). He was married to Christine Laszar. He died on December 12, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, West ...
96. Sean Bean
Sean Bean's career since the eighties spans theater, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended RADA in London and ...
98. Tami Roman
Actress | Basketball Wives
Tami Roman grew up in a middle-class, single-parent household in White Plains, NY. Since her mom worked three jobs to support the family, Tami spent many days and nights alone, undoubtedly a "latch-key" kid responsible for raising herself. It wasn't until her mother met and married Ali Akbar that ...
99. Tanee McCall
Actress | Burlesque
Tanee McCall was born on April 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Tuere Tanee McCall. She is an actress and writer, known for Burlesque (2010), The Losers (2010) and Hairspray (2007). She has been married to Columbus Short since July 2005. They have one child.