Birthdays: April 17

by bcampos862 | created - 18 Apr 2015 | updated - 6 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

Producer | The Other Guys

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 ...

3. Afrika Bambaataa

Soundtrack | Vanilla Sky

Afrika Bambaataa was born on April 17, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA as Kevin Donovan.

4. Agnes-Nicole Winter

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 ...

5. Alaina Huffman

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.

6. Andrea Barbieri

Actress | La extraña dama

Andrea Barbieri was born on April 17, 1965 in Argentina as Andrea Barbieri Moreno. She is an actress, known for La extraña dama (1989), La nocturna (1998) and Barbarian Queen (1985).

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 ...

9. Beto Gianola

Actor | Un día 32 en San Telmo

Beto Gianola was born in 1924 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Norberto Isidro Gianola. He was an actor and writer, known for Un día 32 en San Telmo (1980), El puerto de las culpas (1957) and Ciclosis (1971). He died on April 17, 1981 in Buenos Aires.

10. Bill Cashmore

Actor | The Play on One

Bill Cashmore was born in 1961 in Nottingham, England. He was an actor, known for The Play on One (1988), Fist of Fun (1995) and Kavanagh QC (1995). He was married to Sasha. He died on November 9, 2017 in the UK.

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...

13. Camilla Diana

Actress | Maraviglioso Boccaccio

Camilla Diana was born on April 17, 1990 in San Gimignano, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress, known for Maraviglioso Boccaccio (2015), Piano 17 (2005) and Ricordi? (2018).

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, ...

15. Catherine Russell

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 September 5, 1988. They ...

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.

17. Charlie Hofheimer

Actor | Black Hawk Down

Charlie Hofheimer was born on April 17, 1981 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Black Hawk Down (2001), The Village (2004) and Fathers' Day (1997).

18. Chavela Vargas

Soundtrack | Frida

Chavela Vargas was born on April 17, 1919 in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica as Anita Carmen María Isabel Vargas Lizano Jesus. She died on August 5, 2012 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.

19. Constance Jablonski

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. ...

20. Daphna Kastner

Actress | Spanish Fly

Daphna Kastner was born on April 17, 1961 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Spanish Fly (1998), French Exit (1995) and Crack Me Up (1991). She has been married to Harvey Keitel since October 7, 2001. They have one child.

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 ...

22. David Axlerod

Writer | Nova

National Lampoon alumni.

23. David Bradley

Actor | The World's End

David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as David John Bradley. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Hot Fuzz (2007). He is married to Rosanna Bradley.

24. Dee Dee Davis

Actress | The Bernie Mac Show

Dee Dee Davis was born on April 17, 1996 in Culver City, California, USA. She is an actress, known for The Bernie Mac Show (2001), ER (1994) and Strong Medicine (2000).

25. Diane Fletcher

Actress | Artificial Intelligence: AI

Diane Fletcher was born on April 17, 1944 in Derby, Derbyshire, England. She is an actress, known for A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), House of Cards (1990) and To Play the King (1993).

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, ...

28. Esmond Bradley Martin

Self | 1421: The Year China Discovered America?

Esmond Bradley Martin was married to Chryssee Martin. He died on February 4, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.

29. Esteban Siller

Actor | Nosotras las mujeres

Esteban Siller was born on April 17, 1931 in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Nosotras las mujeres (1981), Las aventuras de Oliver Twist (1987) and El príncipe del país de las nieves (1991). He died on October 23, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico.

32. Fanny Carbonnel

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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. ...

33. Fuschia Sumner

Actress | Saving Mr. Banks

Fuschia Sumner was born on April 17, 1982 in London, England as Fuschia Katherine Sumner. She is known for her work on Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Billionaire Boys Club (2018) and Quando sei nato non puoi più nasconderti (2005).

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...

35. Gavin Warren

Actor | First Man

Gavin Warren was born on April 17, 2008 in Houston, Texas, USA as Gavin Hunter Warren. He is an actor, known for First Man (2018), Back Roads (2018) and Two Wongs Make a White (2017).

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 "...

38. Henry Ian Cusick

Actor | Lost

Henry Ian Cusick (born 17 April 1967) is a Scottish-Peruvian actor of television, film, and theatre and a television director.

He is known for his role as Desmond Hume on the U.S. television series Lost (2004), for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He starred in the ABC drama ...

39. Ido Mosseri

Actor | You Don't Mess with the Zohan

Ido Mosseri was born on April 17, 1978 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor, known for You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008), Lo Kolel Sherut (1990) and Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011).

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.

41. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

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 ...

47. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Self | Wimbledon

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was born on April 17, 1985 in Le Mans, France.

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.

51. Kristine Sutherland

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 ...

52. L. Scott Caldwell

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 ...

53. Lee Whitlock

Actor | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Lee Whitlock was born on April 17, 1968. He is known for his work on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Cassandra's Dream (2007) and Jack the Giant Slayer (2013).

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), Any Given Sunday (1999) and Gang Related (1997). 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 ...

58. Liz Phair

Soundtrack | Fanboys

Liz Phair was born on April 17, 1967 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Elizabeth Clark Phair. She is known for her work on Fanboys (2009), Thirteen (2003) and She's All That (1999). She was previously married to Jim Staskauskas.

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 ...

61. Lucila Solá

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Lucila Solá was born on April 17, 1976 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Lucila Polak. She is an actress, known for Pride and Prejudice (2003), Un buen día (2010) and Kirstie (2013). She was previously married to Maximo Morrone.

63. 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 ...

64. Maïwenn

Actress | Polisse

Maïwenn was born on April 17, 1976 in Les Lilas, Seine-Saint-Denis, France as Maïwenn Le Besco. She is an actress and writer, known for Polisse (2011), High Tension (2003) and Léon: The Professional (1994). She was previously married to Jean-Yves Le Fur and Luc Besson.

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 ...

67. Mary Valastro

Self | Cake Boss

Mary Valastro was born on April 17, 1948 in Altamura, Puglia, Italy as Mary Tubito. She was married to Sergio Picinich and Bartolo 'Buddy' Valastro Sr.. She died on June 22, 2017 in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.

68. Maynard James Keenan

Soundtrack | Escape from L.A.

Maynard James Keenan was born on April 17, 1964 in Akron, Ohio, USA as James Herbert Keenan.

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 ...

70. Michael Sembello

Soundtrack | Flashdance

Michael Sembello was born on April 17, 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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 ...

72. Michael Treanor

Actor | 3 Ninjas

Michael Treanor was born on April 17, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for 3 Ninjas (1992) and 3 Ninjas Knuckle Up (1995).

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 ...

74. Mylène Dinh-Robic

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 ...

75. Nicholas D'Agosto

Actor | Final Destination 5

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...

76. Nick Hornby

Writer | Brooklyn

Nick Hornby was born on April 17, 1957 in Maidenhead, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Brooklyn (2015), An Education (2009) and Wild (2014). He was previously married to Virginia Bovell.

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 ...

79. Oriol Pla

Actor | Incerta glòria

Oriol Pla was born on April 17, 1993 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Oriol Pla i Solina. He is an actor, known for Incerta glòria (2017), Truman (2015) and El día de mañana (2018).

81. Paul Langton

Actor | The Snow Creature

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 ...

82. Paulie Litt

Actor | Speed Racer

Paulie Litt was born on April 17, 1995 in New Jersey, USA as Paul Litowsky. He is an actor and producer, known for Speed Racer (2008), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) and Jersey Girl (2004).

83. Pedro Casablanc

Actor | Policías, en el corazón de la calle

Pedro Casablanc was born on April 17, 1963 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is an actor and director, known for Policías, en el corazón de la calle (2000), B (2015) and Isabel (2011).

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 ...

85. Raye Hollitt

Actress | Hot Shots! Part Deux

Raye Hollitt was born on April 17, 1964 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and manager, known for Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), Skin Deep (1989) and The Last Hour (1991).

86. Redman

Soundtrack | How High

Redman was born on April 17, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Reggie Noble.

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), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Get Smart (1965). He was married to Tania Harley, Barbara Turner and Gwendolyn M Dennis. He died on August 20, 2011 in Los ...

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" ...

89. Robert Crosby

Sound_department | Silverado

An episode of Frasier ("The Candidate," S02 E07) was dedicated to his memory.

90. Roberto Campanella

Actor | Silent Hill

Born and raised in Rome, Roberto Campanella trained at the Scuola Italiana di Danza Contemporanea. In 1985, Roberto joined the Compagnia Italiana di Danza Contemporanea and later joined the prestigious Aterballetto. In 1993 he joined The National Ballet of Canada where he was soon promoted to ...

91. Roberto Sosa

Actor | Lolo

Roberto Sosa was born on April 17, 1970 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Roberto Sosa Martínez. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Lolo (1993), Man on Fire (2004) and El fantástico mundo de Juan Orol (2012).

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 | The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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 ...

95. Ryan Zheng

Actor | The Great Wall

Ryan Zheng was born on April 17, 1986 in Shanghai, China as Zheng Kai. He is an actor, known for The Great Wall (2016), Cong cong na nian (2014) and Huang Fei Hong (2017).

96. Sean Bean

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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 ...

97. Susan Roman

Actress | Heavy Metal

Susan Roman was born on April 17, 1957 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress, known for Heavy Metal (1981), Sailor Moon (1995) and Sailor Moon R: The Movie: The Promise of the Rose (1993).

98. Tami Roman

Actress | When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story

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.

100. Teri Austin

Actress | Knots Landing

Teri Austin was born on April 17, 1957 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Teresa Austin. She is an actress, known for Knots Landing (1979), Raising Cain (1992) and Gangland (2001).



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