Birthdays: April 8by bcampos862 | created - 08 Apr 2015 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
4. Alfie Bass
Actor | Dance of the Vampires
Alfie Bass was born on April 8, 1916 in Bethnal Green, London, England as Abraham Basalinksy. He was an actor, known for The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), Moonraker (1979) and The Bespoke Overcoat (1955). He was married to Beryl Bryson. He died on July 15, 1987 in London.
Actress | Double Vision
A native of Buffalo, New York, Amelie McKendry grew up with a love of performing. She was born of English, Scots-Irish, Polish, Austrian, Welsh, and German decent and named after her great-grandmother, a Welsh opera singer. Inspired by her mother and sister Liz McKendry, a Broadway actress who ...
Actress | Nacho Libre
Ana de la Reguera grew up in the tropical state of Veracruz, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico. She began her performance arts studies in the Cultural Institute of Veracruz, then left for Televisa's Center for Artistic Education (CEA) and TV Aztecas' artistic institute (CEFAC) in Mexico City, later ...
7. Andy Stahl
Actor | The Blind Side
Early on, Andy Stahl moved around as his airline pilot father was transferred, including early school years in the bay area of California. When he was nine, he moved with his parents to the family farm near Bowling Green, Kentucky which he still owns and operates. He graduated from Western Kentucky...
9. Betty Ford
Actress | Mary Tyler Moore
Betty Ford was born on April 8, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Elizabeth Ann Bloomer. She was an actress and writer, known for The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970), Dynasty (1981) and The Betty Ford Story (1987). She was married to Gerald Ford and William C. Warren. She died on July 8, 2011 in ...
12. Brian Delate
Actor | The Truman Show
Brian Delate was born in Trenton, New Jersey, but grew up mostly in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. His father, Joseph, was a gifted tennis player and World War II veteran. His mother, Patricia, held a key position at Gallup and Robinson in Princeton, New Jersey. Delate was a below-average student for ...
14. Chris Kyle
Writer | American Sniper
Chris Kyle was born on April 8, 1974 in Odessa, Texas, USA as Christopher Scott Kyle. He was a writer and producer, known for American Sniper (2014), Sons of Guns (2011) and Stars Earn Stripes (2012). He was married to Taya Kyle. He died on February 2, 2013 in Glen Rose, Somervell County, Texas.
Actress | The New Adventures of Spin and Marty
Darlene Gillespie was born on April 8, 1941 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Marie Catherine Darlene Faye Gillespie. She is an actress, known for The New Adventures of Spin and Marty (1957), National Velvet (1960) and Dr. Kildare (1961). She was previously married to Jerry Joseph Fraschilla, Donald ...
18. Darwin Harris
Actor | Home Alone 3
Darwin is a graduate of Truman State University where he earned a B.A. in Theatre. He caught his bug for acting with childhood buddy Leonard Roberts in a high school production of West Side Story. Darwin's Dad is a minister, his Mom is a retired elementary school teacher, and his brother Darold is ...
19. Dean Norris
Actor | Breaking Bad
Dean Norris was born on April 8, 1963 in South Bend, Indiana, USA as Dean Joseph Norris. He is an actor, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Total Recall (1990) and Under the Dome (2013). He has been married to Anne Bridget Sorenson since October 27, 2001. They have five children.
23. Dorothy Tutin
Actress | The Importance of Being Earnest
Dame Dorothy Tutin's esteemed company of peers included other remarkable dames, including Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Unlike these others, Dorothy had limited screen time over the years and would develop the respect but not the stardom afforded the other two outside the realm of the theatre. ...
24. Douglas Trumbull
Visual_effects | Blade Runner
Legendary filmmaker and visual effects pioneer, Douglas Trumbull, was one of the Special Photographic Effects Supervisors for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). He went on to become the Visual Effects Supervisor for such classics as Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), Star Trek: The Motion Picture...
25. Dylan Saunders
Actor | TURN
A native of San Francisco, CA, actor and singer Dylan Saunders is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Drama. As a founding member of StarKid Productions, Dylan helped the digital new media company capture the attention of "Entertainment Weekly" and NPR within its inaugural season, ...
26. Edward Mulhare
Actor | Knight Rider
Suave Irish-born actor with resonant voice and a commanding presence, who made his theatrical debut in 'The First of Mrs.Fraser' (1942) at the age of 19 at the Cork Opera House. Nine years later, after spells with the Gate Theatre in Dublin and the Liverpool Repertory Company, Mulhare appeared in a ...
Actress | Fear the Walking Dead
Born as Emma Chukker and raised in San Diego, California, Emma Caulfield began studying drama in at the La Jolla Playhouse and the Old Globe Theatre where she won the distinguished honor of "Excellence in Theatre Arts". She picked up her drama studies once again at The American School in ...
28. Eric Porter
Actor | The Day of the Jackal
A highly respected Shakespearean for five decades until his death of colon cancer in 1995, classical actor Eric Porter's claim to international fame would, ironically, be outside of that realm, with one superb portrayal in one superb miniseries, The Forsyte Saga (1967), in which he won the BAFTA ...
29. Esteban Morgado
Composer | Haroldo Conti, homo viator
Esteban Morgado is known for his work on Haroldo Conti, homo viator (2008), La Nación Sudamericana: Una Mirada de Methol Ferré (2011) and Hambre nunca pasé (2011).
33. Gabriella Wilde
Actress | The Three Musketeers
Gabriella Wilde was born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. She is descended from the aristocratic Gough-Calthorpe family. Her mother, Vanessa Mary Teresa (Hubbard), is the former wife of socialite Sir Dai Llewellyn, 4th Baronet. Her father, businessman John Austen Anstruther-Gough-Calthorpe, is a...
34. Garrett Brawith
Producer | F.R.E.D.I.
Garrett Brawith is a Sacramento, California native by way of Maui, Hawaii, where he and his father started a golf business. Knowing few people, he auditioned for a small play, was hired as the lead, and quickly found himself deeply immersed in the world of local theater. Driven by a passion for ...
35. Gerardo Celasco
Actor | Moneyball
Gerardo Celasco is a Salvadoran actor, born in Miami and raised in San Salvador, El Salvador. An accomplished equestrian at a young age, he competed and represented El Salvador in the Central American Games. He attended the American School in El Salvador, and after graduating high school, he ...
36. Hugo Fregonese
Director | Apenas un delincuente
Hugo Fregonese was born on April 8, 1908 in Mendoza, Argentina as Hugo Geronimo Fregonese. He was a director and writer, known for Hardly a Criminal (1949), My Six Convicts (1952) and Savage Pampas (1966). He was married to Faith Domergue. He died on January 17, 1987 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
37. Hywel Bennett
Actor | Neverwhere
Hywel Bennett was born on April 8, 1944 in Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales as Hywel Thomas Bennett. He was an actor, known for Neverwhere (1996), Twisted Nerve (1968) and The Family Way (1966). He was married to Sandra Layne Fulford and Cathy McGowan. He died on July 25, 2017 in Deal, Kent, England.
38. Ilka Chase
Actress | Now, Voyager
The daughter of Vogue's editor-in-chief for 40 years, Edna Woolman Chase, Ilka was named for a Hungarian friend of her mother. She went to school in France and later acted in stock with Rube Miller in New York. Her first appearance on Broadway was as a maid in 'The Red Falcon' in 1924.
39. Izzy Stradlin
Soundtrack | Terminator Salvation
Izzy Stradlin was born on April 8, 1962 in Lafayette, Indiana, USA as Jeffrey Dean Isbell. Izzy was born in the same town as Axl Rose, and later joined the band, Guns and Roses. His notoriety as the rhythm guitarist and song writer for that band, got him a small role in the Dead Pool (1988) with ...
40. Jack O'Halloran
Actor | Superman II
"Irish" Jack O'Halloran was a rated heavyweight boxing contender in the middle '60s & early '70s. The 6'6" native of Runnemede, New Jersey, was considered one of boxing's most promising heavyweight hopefuls after he remained undefeated in his first 16 professional matches. O'Halloran went on to ...
42. Jacques Brel
Composer | Le Far-West
One of the most popular singers of French songs. After a childhood full of boredom and normality, Brel started to work in his father's cardboard factory. But he wanted a different kind of life. He had been writing songs all his life and in the early 1950s he went to Paris. After a few years he ...
43. Janette Andrade
Actress | Baywatch
Janette spent 10+ years in the movie industry. She was most known for her recurring part as principal character in the HBO series Mr Show, which she held a principal role for 3 years. She stared in Baywatch a dozen times, Party of Five, 90210, and Hang Time. Roles in various movies such as: ...
45. Jim Piddock
Actor | Mascots
Jim Piddock is an actor, writer, and producer, who co-wrote, produced, and co-stars in the current Netflix original film "Mascots". He also co-created and co-starred in the 2013 HBO and BBC 2 series Family Tree with Christopher Guest.
He was born in Rochester, Kent, England, to Celia Mary (...
46. Joan Sebastian
Soundtrack | The Do-Over
Joan Sebastian was a popular award winning Mexican singer and songwriter.
He won five Grammy Awards and seven Latin Grammy Awards. In 2006, he was inducted into the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame for his prolific songwriting and musical arrangements.
His lyrics has been performed by prominent ...
47. Joey D. Vieira
Actor | The Patriot
Joey D. Vieira has just celebrated 65 years in show business. As a child, he co-starred in the first version of Lassie (1954) to come to television, winning, in the years 1954 to 1958, two Emmy Awards for "Best Family Television show". Those four years of the long-running series, with Tommy Rettig ...
48. John Durren
Actor | Who'll Stop the Rain
John Durren was born on April 8, 1938 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA as Ian Barnow. He was an actor and writer, known for Who'll Stop the Rain (1978), Devil Times Five (1974) and Lepke (1975). He was married to Laura Fraser and Margaret Cummings. He died on July 6, 2003 in Los Angeles, California,...
49. John Gavin
Actor | Psycho
John Gavin, the American film and TV actor, businessman and diplomat who was Ronald Reagan's first Ambassador to Mexico, was born Juan Vincent Apablasa in Los Angeles, California.
The future "Jack" Gavin was a fifth-generation Angeleno, the son of Delia Diana Pablos and Juan Vincent Apablasa, and ...
51. John Schneider
Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard
John Richard Schneider IV was born April 8, 1960, in Mt. Kisco, New York, to Shirley and John Richard "Jack" Schneider III, a pilot and U.S. Air Force veteran. His parents divorced when he was two. John began acting at the age of eight. He was in many plays in New York City. He and his mother moved...
Actress | La muerte viviente
Julia Isabel was born in Mexico City on April 4, 1944. The daughter of Don Luis de Llano Palmer (a pioneer in Mexican radio and television) and actress Rita Macedo, she began her career at age 14 singing in the rock group The Spitfires, which earned her second place in a radio competition. As a ...
56. Justin Smith
Actor | A Good Day to Die Hard
Justin Smith is an actor, known for A Good Day To Die Hard (2013), Man Down (2015) and The Vampire Diaries (2009). Justin grew up in a humble blue collar family. His father was a firefighter, so as a kid Justin spent much of his free time at the fire station dreaming of following in his father's ...
57. Kane Hodder
Stunts | Se7en
Kane Hodder was born on April 8, 1955 in Auburn, California. He is best known for his role as horror icon Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988), Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993), and Jason X (2001). He is...
58. Kaori Momoi
Actress | Memoirs of a Geisha
This unique actress was born in 1952 in Tokyo. She is the daughter of a professor of international politics and a jewel designer. She began studying ballet at young age and attended the British Royal Academy of Dance for 3 years from the age of 12. Since her movie debut in 1971, she has won many ...
59. Katee Sackhoff
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Kathryn Ann "Katee" Sackhoff (born April 8, 1980) is an American actress known for playing Lieutenant Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009). She was nominated for four Saturn Awards for her work on Battlestar Galactica and won the award ...
60. Kirsten Storms
Actress | Days of Our Lives
Kirsten Storms was born on April 8, 1984 in Orlando, Florida, USA as Kirsten Renee Storms. She is an actress, known for Days of Our Lives (1965), Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999) and General Hospital (1963). She was previously married to Brandon Barash.
61. Lauren Pacheco
Producer | Chuck Hank and the San Diego Twins
Lauren currently produces and manages at T-Minus Productions. Her background in sales, finance, and the creative sphere have helped her succeed in developing scripts from conception to screen and finding talent that move the needle. Lauren is focused on collaborating with producers and creatives to...
62. Leif Gantvoort
Actor | The Amazing Spider-Man
Leif is best known as Uncle Ben's killer in "The Amazing Spider-Man" and for his attempt to kill Paul Blart in "Mall Cop 2." Leif directed the romantic sports comedy, "The 60 Yard Line," which was released in theaters nationwide in 2017 after winning numerous awards on the festival circuit. Leif ...
63. Lisa Varga
Actress | Homeland
Lisa Varga moved from South Bend, Indiana, to LA to pursue an acting and modeling career. After modeling all over the country, Lisa landed acting roles in a number of TV series, from Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) to America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back (1988) and, most recently, Game Time: ...
66. María Félix
Actress | Enamorada
Doubtlessly the most famous Mexican movie star, María Félix created a larger-than-life character: herself. La Doña, as the star was known after the character of her 1943 movie Doña Bárbara, starred in 47 movies, most of them forgettable except for her presence in them. More a star than an actress, ...
68. Mary Pickford
Actress | Coquette
Mary Pickford was born Gladys Louise Smith in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Elsie Charlotte (Hennessy) and John Charles Smith. She was of English and Irish descent. Pickford began in the theater at age seven. Then known as "Baby Gladys Smith", she toured with her family in a number of theater ...
70. Michael Spound
Actor | Must Love Dogs
Michael grew up in the small town of Concord, Massachusetts- a huge Red Sox, Patriots and Celtics fan- and where he began his acting career as a child in a production of The King Of Hearts at The Concord Players in 1967. He went on to study theatre and film at Northwestern University graduating in ...
71. Nell Potts
Nell Potts was born on April 8, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA as Elinor Teresa Newman. She is an actress, known for The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972) and Rachel, Rachel (1968). She has been married to Gary Irving since February 17, 2005.
73. Pamela Gordon
Actress | Weird Science
Pamela Gordon was born on April 8, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Weird Science (1985), Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) and My So-Called Life (1994). She was married to Marc Wedner. She died on September 21, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
74. Paola Nuñez
Actress | Bad Boys for Life
Paola Núñez started acting when she was 12 years old. Seven years later she moved from her tiny town of Tecate, to Mexico City to begin her acting career. There she graduated from the acting school CEFAC.
She immediately began working on day-time television serials, in commercial theater and feature...
Actress | True Romance
With her expressive blue eyes, soft, Southern-tinged voice and an acting range that can carry her from hysterically funny to terrifying in seconds, Patricia Arquette is one of the most underrated and talented actresses of her generation. Though she has been working for years, she's always stayed ...
77. Rachel Roberts
Actress | American Horror Story
Rachel Roberts began her career at age sixteen in her hometown of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The stunning model-turned-actress did layouts for Elle UK and Canada magazine, and was on the cover of the July 10, 2000 Elle France magazine; Glamour (US) for the February 2002 issue (Love Is In ...
78. David Petruschin
Producer | RuPaul's Drag Race
81. Robert Weaver
Actor | Friday Night Lights
Robert Weaver was born on April 8, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Robert Malcolm Weaver. He is an actor and director, known for Friday Night Lights (2004), Thunder in Paradise Interactive (1995) and Magnum, P.I. (1980). He was previously married to Lynne Ann Haug.
82. Robin Wright
Actress | Forrest Gump
Robin Gayle Wright was born in Dallas, Texas, to Gayle (Gaston), a national director at Mary Kay, and Freddie Wright, a pharmaceutical executive. She grew up in San Diego, California. She started her professional career as a model in 1980 at age 14, and worked both in Paris and Japan. After ...
84. Sadie Calvano
Actress | Mom
Sadie began performing in musical theatre when she was seven. Favorite past roles include Alice in "Alice In Wonderland" (2008) at the El Portal, Belle in "Beauty And The Beast" (2008) at The Barnsdall Theatre, Sharpay in "High School Musical" (2009) and Tallulah in "Bugsy Malone" (2011) both at ...
87. Shawn Fonteno
Actor | Grand Theft Auto V
Shawn D. "Solo" Fonteno is an African-American actor, voice actor, DJ rapper and recording artist who is best known as the voice and the acting performer of Franklin Clinton from the video game Grand Theft Auto V (2013). Fonteno's performance in Grand Theft Auto V was mainly recorded using motion ...
88. Shecky Greene
Actor | History of the World: Part I
Shecky Greene was born on April 8, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Sheldon Greenfield. He is known for his work on History of the World: Part I (1981), Splash (1984) and Combat! (1962). He has been married to Marie Musso since 1985. He was previously married to Nalani Kele.
89. Shelby Young
Actress | American Horror Story
Shelby Young is a Florida-born actor with an extensive background in both on-camera and voice over. She is also a self-proclaimed nerd with an affinity for cats, theme parks and sushi. In the on-camera world you may know Shelby as Leah from the Emmy-winning American Horror Story, KC in the Best ...
90. Shirley Mills
Actress | Child Bride
Shirley Olivia Mills was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1926 and moved to southern California while still a child.
She became the star of an independent movie which achieved great fame titled Child Bride (1938)when she was 12 years old which she describes in detail on her "official" website on a ...
92. Sonja Henie
Actress | The Countess of Monte Cristo
The daughter of a fur wholesaler in Norway, Sonja Henie received her first pair of ice skates when she was six. At 14 she was the Norwegian Skating Champion. At 15 she would win the Olympic gold medal in Skating, a feat she would repeat in 1932 and 1936. In 1936 she would turn professional and tour...
93. Stephanie Cayo
Actress | Club de Cuervos
Stephanie Cristina Cayo Sanguinetti (born 8 April) is a Peruvian actress, singer and songwriter.
Actress Stephanie Cayo born in Lima, Perú on April 08, 1988 captured audiences' hearts at age 9 with her role in Travesuras del Corazón. She later appeared in several TV series, particularly gaining ...
94. Stuart Pankin
Actor | Congo
A familiar face on both the big and small screen, comic character actor Stuart Pankin is a five-time nominated, CableAce Award winner for HBO's award-winning series "Not Necessarily The News."
He is well-known for providing the voice of Earl Sinclair, the blustery father, on the Emmy award-winning "...
95. Sue Casey
Actress | Paint Your Wagon
While other actresses would have long given up a stalled career out of pure frustration after decades of mostly uncredited extra/bit parts and little reward, perennial starlet Sue Casey somehow found the stamina to maintain ... for six decades! In films from 1946, the voluptuous brunette, at most, ...
98. Taylor Kitsch
Actor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Best known for his portrayal of troubled high school football star "Tim Riggins" on NBC's acclaimed television series, Friday Night Lights (2006), actor Taylor Kitsch has scored big with audiences and critics on both the big and small screens.
Taylor Kitsch was born on April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, ...
99. Tim Thomerson
Actor | Near Dark
Tim Thomerson rates highly as one of the best, most prolific, versatile and dependable character actors to ever grace both the big and small screens alike with pleasing regularity since the mid 70s. Although often cast as laconic rough 'n' tumble macho guys, Thomerson has proved on many occasions ...
100. Tito Guízar
Actor | The Gay Ranchero
Federico Arturo Guízar Tolentino was born on April 8, 1908, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Over the objections of his father, he trained early as a singer and, as such, was sent to New York in 1929 to record the songs of Agustín Lara. While there he had a radio show, "Tito Guízar y su Guitar", and studied...