Birth Month Day of 08-06 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Michelle Yeoh

Actress | Everything Everywhere All at Once

Michelle Yeoh was born in Ipoh, Malaysia. She's the daughter of Janet Yeoh & Kian Teik Yeoh. She's of Hokkien descent, speaking English and Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since 4, she moved to London to study at the Royal Academy as a teen. After a brief dance career, she won the Miss ...

2. M. Night Shyamalan

Producer | Lady in the Water

Born in Puducherry, India, and raised in the posh suburban Penn Valley area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, M. Night Shyamalan is a film director, screenwriter, producer, and occasional actor, known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots.

He is the son of Jayalakshmi, a Tamil ...

3. Vera Farmiga

Actress | Up in the Air

Vera Farmiga is an American actress who has received an Academy Award nomination for her role in Up in the Air (2009) and Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her roles in Bates Motel (2013) and When They See Us (2019).

She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, the second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, ...

4. Ty Simpkins

Actor | Jurassic World

At his young age, Ty Simpkins has proudly accomplished more than most in the world of entertainment - he has starred in two of the biggest blockbusters of all time. Simpkins can be seen opposite Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt in Universal's dinosaur box office monster hit Jurassic World. Prior...

5. Melissa George

Actress | Hunted

The second of four children, Australian actress Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1976. The daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker, Melissa initially expressed interest in various forms of dance rather than acting. During her childhood, George ...

6. Leslie Odom Jr.

Actor | Hamilton

Leslie Odom Jr. was born on August 6, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Hamilton (2020), One Night in Miami... (2020) and Central Park (2020). He has been married to Nicolette Robinson since December 1, 2012. They have two children.

7. Sofia Essaïdi

Actress | Aïcha

Sofia Essaïdi was born on August 6, 1984 in Casablanca, Morocco. She is an actress, known for Aïcha (2008), Overdose (2022) and Mea culpa (2014).

8. Kacey Rohl

Actress | White Lie

Kacey Rohl was born on August 6, 1991 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for White Lie (2019), Red Riding Hood (2011) and Sisters & Brothers (2011).

9. Karl Davies

Actor | Happy Valley

Karl Davies was born on August 6, 1982 in Manchester, England, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for Happy Valley (2014), Chernobyl (2019) and Game of Thrones (2011).

10. Jason O'Mara

Actor | The Man in the High Castle

Jason O'Mara was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. Soon after graduating from Trinity College Dublin with a BA in Drama and Theatre he moved to London, England, to further pursue his acting career. Time spent in British repertory theater led to leading roles in acclaimed productions at some of ...

11. Lucille Ball

Actress | I Love Lucy

The woman who will always be remembered as the crazy, accident-prone, lovable Lucy Ricardo was born Lucille Desiree Ball on August 6, 1911 in Jamestown, New York, the daughter of Desiree Evelyn "DeDe" (Hunt) and Henry Durrell "Had" Ball. Her father died before she was four, and her mother worked ...

12. Stepfanie Kramer

Actress | Hunter

In her iconic role as Sgt Dee Dee McCall, from 1984 to 1990, she helped to make the NBC hit series "Hunter" a true international hit with a fan base around the world. Her strong portrayal became a powerful positive influence for many women and helped to change how women were seen in crime dramas ...

13. Robert Mitchum

Actor | Out of the Past

Robert Mitchum was an underrated American leading man of enormous ability, who sublimated his talents beneath an air of disinterest. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Ann Harriet (Gunderson), a Norwegian immigrant, and James Thomas Mitchum, a shipyard/railroad worker. His father died in a ...

14. Ever Carradine

Actress | Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Ever Carradine was born on August 6, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Bubble Boy (2001) and My Boss's Daughter (2003). She has been married to Coby Brown since October 1, 2005. They have two children.

15. Soleil Moon Frye

Actress | Punky Brewster

Soleil Moon Frye began acting at the age of two, after seeing her father, veteran actor Virgil Frye, and brother, Meeno Peluce, on TV. Her father got her an agent, Herb Tannen & Associates in Hollywood, and her career soon took off. Her mother, Sondra Peluce, became her manager. At age eight, she ...

16. Romola Garai

Actress | Atonement

Romola Garai was born on 6th August 1982. She is an English actress-writer-director who has worked extensively on film, television and theatre. As an actress she is known for her performances in films such as Atonement (2007), Angel (2007), I Capture the Castle (2003) and (Suffragette). On ...

17. Catherine Hicks

Actress | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Born in New York City and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Catherine Mary Hicks was a cheerleader at Gerard Catholic High School in Phoenix, Arizona, and graduated in 1969. Hicks attended Saint Mary's College-Notre Dame University and studied English literature. Moving east from South Bend, Indiana, ...

18. Leland Orser

Actor | Se7en

Leland Orser was born on August 6, 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Se7en (1995), Taken (2008) and Alien: Resurrection (1997). He has been married to Jeanne Tripplehorn since October 14, 2000. They have one child. He was previously married to Roma Downey...

19. Charlotte McKinney

Actress | Fantasy Island

Charlotte McKinney was born on August 6, 1993 in Orlando, Florida, USA. She is an actress, known for Fantasy Island (2020), Baywatch (2017) and Guest House (2020).

20. Marisa Miller

Actress | R.I.P.D.

Marisa Miller is a supermodel best known for her work in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in three Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2007 through 2009 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2007. Miller appeared in seven straight ...

21. Merrin Dungey

Actress | Alias

Merrin Dungey was born on August 6, 1971 in Sacramento, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Alias (2001), The King of Queens (1998) and Big Little Lies (2017). She was previously married to Matthew Drake.

22. Rory Scovel

Actor | I Feel Pretty

Rory J. Scovel is an American comedian, writer and actor from Greenville, South Carolina. He released his first stand-up album, Dilation, in 2011. He has since released two hour-long stand-up specials, Rory Scovel: The Charleston Special in 2015 and Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time in ...

23. Monique Ganderton

Stunts | Avengers: Endgame

Monique Ganderton was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Monique has always been adventurous. She achieved high levels of track and field, equestrian show jumping and is also a certified snowboard instructor. Monique was involved in diving, gymnastics, softball, figure skating, equestrian and later...

24. Jennifer Lyons

Actress | As We See It

Jennifer Lyons was born in Pasadena, California to a family of entertainers. Her mother is an inspiring and creative school principal who has brought arts programs to under-served communities, her father was a flamenco guitarist, and her grandparents were a singing and dancing Vaudeville team. ...

25. Scott MacArthur

Actor | The Righteous Gemstones

Scott MacArthur was born on August 6, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Righteous Gemstones (2019), The Mick (2017) and El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019).

26. Amy Forsyth

Actress | Hell Fest

An Ontario native, Actress Amy Forsyth's love for performing arts began with ballet at her local dance studio in Stouffville, a small town Northeast of Toronto. She later transitioned to musical theatre and following ten years of performing, signed with an agent to explore film and television.

In ...

27. Nanna Blondell

Actress | Den inre cirkeln

Nanna Blondell was born on August 6, 1986 in Stockholm, Sweden. Nanna is an actor and director, known for The Inner Circle (2019), Hassel (2017) and Sisters in Arms (2019).

28. Dane DiLiegro

Actor | Prey

Dane DiLiegro has had quite the journey on his way to Hollywood.

Born in Massachusetts, he was a four-year starter for the NCAA Division I University of New Hampshire Wildcats basketball team. While attending UNH, Dane won a gold medal at the 2009 summer Maccabiah Games in Israel. He graduated with ...

29. Louise Sorel

Actress | Days of Our Lives

A flashy, aggressive, cold and calculating villainess and eternally hopeless meddler on a number of daytime soap operas, Louise Sorel has given her opulent, show-stopping characters major doses of humor and grit that have allowed her to become one of daytime's more popular figures for over six ...

30. Faith Prince

Actress | The Last Dragon

For the past four decades, Faith Prince has dazzled audiences on both stage and screen in a variety of memorable comedic and dramatic roles. She quickly rose to Broadway fame after winning a Tony Award, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance as Miss Adelaide in Guys and ...

31. Lisa Boyle

Actress | The Nutty Professor

Lisa Boyle was born on August 6, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for The Nutty Professor (1996), Bad Boys (1995) and Face/Off (1997).

32. Ella Raines

Actress | Phantom Lady

Ella Raines was born in Snoqualmie Falls, Washington, in 1920. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at the University of Washington as a drama student and participated in many plays. Following graduation, she traveled to New York and the lights of Broadway. She was eventually signed by ...

33. Barbara Bates

Actress | All About Eve

Born in Denver, Co, 6 August, 1925 and originally named Barbara Jane Bates, Barbara was the eldest of 3 daughters born to a postal clerk and RN.

Rather shy, her mother initially sent Barbara to study ballet. By her late teens, the young beauty began to model clothes as a teen out of high school.

...

34. Jeremy Ratchford

Actor | Cold Case

Jeremy Ratchford was born on August 6, 1965 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Cold Case (2003), Fly Away Home (1996) and Leatherheads (2008).

35. Dorian Harewood

Actor | Full Metal Jacket

Dorian Harewood was born on August 6, 1950 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He is an actor, known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), Space Jam (1996) and Sudden Death (1995). He has been married to Nancy Harewood since February 14, 1979. They have two children.

36. Michael Anderson Jr.

Actor | Logan's Run

Michael Anderson Jr. was born on August 6, 1943 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, UK. He is an actor, known for Logan's Run (1976), The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) and The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965).

37. Chelsee Healey

Actress | Waterloo Road

Chelsee Healey was born on August 6, 1988 in Eccles, Salford, Greater Manchester, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Waterloo Road (2006), Burn It (2003) and Casualty (1986).

38. Ashlie Atkinson

Actress | Mr. Robot

Ashlie Atkinson is an award-winning theatre, film, and television actress. A 2003 graduate of the Neightborhood Playhouse, in 2005 she received the Theatre World Award for Breakthrough Performance for originating the role of Helen in Neil Labute's "Fat Pig"(opposite Jeremy Piven) - which also ...

39. Hopper Penn

Actor | Puppy Love

Hopper Penn was born on August 6, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Puppy Love (2020), War Machine (2017) and The Cleaner (2021).

40. Geri Horner

Actress | Spice World

Geraldine Estelle Horner (née Halliwell; born 6 August 1972) is an English singer, songwriter, author and actress. She rose to prominence in the 1990s as Ginger Spice, a member of the girl group the Spice Girls. With over 100 million records sold worldwide, the Spice Girls are the best-selling ...

41. Dean Andrews

Actor | Ashes to Ashes

Dean Andrews was born on August 6, 1963 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, UK. He is an actor, known for Ashes to Ashes (2008), Life on Mars (2006) and United (2011).

42. Frank Finlay

Actor | Lifeforce

One of Britain's finest products of the stage, film and TV, actor Frank Finlay, he with the dark and handsomely serious-to-mordant looks, was born on August 6, 1926, in Farnworth, England, the son of Josiah, a butcher, and Margaret Finlay. Of English, Irish and Scottish descent, Frank attended St. ...

43. Adrianne Curry

Self | America's Next Top Model

After gaining stardom by winning America's Next Top Model at the age of 20, Curry went on to appear on numerous magazine covers, runway shows and advertisements.

She was a regular fixture on reality television shows as a participant, host and producer. She was named one of Maxim's Hot 100, Playboy's...

44. Valerie Wildman

Actress | Days of Our Lives

In addition to portraying Fay Walker on Days of Our Lives (1965) for several years, Valerie has appeared in numerous television shows and films, including Lifetime's Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013), NCIS (2003), The Mentalist (2008), Without a Trace (2002), Cold Case (2003), Nip/Tuck (2003), "...

45. Moosie Drier

Sound Department | Oblivion

Moosie Drier was born on August 6, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Oblivion (2013), The Chronicles of Riddick (2004) and The 'Burbs (1989).

46. Forrest Goodluck

Actor | The Revenant

Making his big screen debut, Forrest Goodluck appears opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domnhall Gleeson and Will Poulter in FOX's epic drama, "The Revenant." Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, the movie centers on legendary hunter, Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio), who is left for dead by...

47. Peter Bonerz

Director | The Bob Newhart Show

Bonerz was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to Elfrieda (née Kern) and Christopher Bonerz. He grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he attended Marquette University High School. Here, performing with the Prep Players, he gained his first theatrical experience. At Marquette University, he ...

48. Alan Cox

Actor | Young Sherlock Holmes

Alan Cox was born on August 6, 1970 in London, England, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for Young Sherlock Holmes (1985), The Dictator (2012) and The Auteur Theory (1999).

49. Josh Schwartz

Producer | The O.C.

Josh Schwartz was born on August 6, 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for The O.C. (2003), Runaways (2017) and Looking for Alaska (2019). He has been married to Jill Stonerock since September 20, 2008.

50. Paul Bartel

Actor | Eating Raoul

Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York's UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a ...


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