Birth Month Day of 01-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Lucy Boynton
Actress | Sing Street
Lucy Boynton (born 17 January 1994) is an American-English actress. She made her film debut with a leading role in Miss Potter (2006). Boynton's credits include Copperhead (2013), Sing Street (2016), Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).
Boynton was born in New York City ...
Actress | Scream
Willa Fitzgerald is an American actress, native of Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Fitzgerald graduated from the Harpeth Hall School, a private college-preparatory school for girls in Nashville in 2009, then got her BA in theater studies from Yale University in 2013. Her career in films ...
3. Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...
Actress | New Girl
Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ (2004)) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks (1990). Her paternal ...
Actor | Planet Terror
Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London on January 17, 1969. His parents were both Indian immigrants from Kerala, India. In high school, he auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Two of his classmates were Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis. ...
Actor | Rogue One
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...
7. Betty White
Actress | The Proposal
Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive for the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent.
Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic ...
9. Denis O'Hare
Actor | Dallas Buyers Club
Denis Patrick Seamus O'Hare is an American actor, singer, and author noted for his award-winning performances in the plays Take Me Out and Sweet Charity, as well as portraying vampire king Russell Edgington on HBO's fantasy series True Blood. He is also known for his supporting roles in such films ...
10. Song Kang-ho
Actor | Salinui chueok
Song Kang-ho never professionally trained as an actor, beginning his career in social theater groups after graduating from Kimhae High School. Later, he joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theater company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation, which proved to be Song's training ...
11. Kelly Marie Tran
Actress | Raya and the Last Dragon
Kelly Marie Tran is a American actress from San Diego who is known for voicing Raya from Raya and the Last Dragon and playing Rose Tico from the Star Wars sequel trilogy. She also voiced Dawn Betterman from The Croods: A New Age. She reprised her role of Rose in Lego Star Wars specials and Forces ...
12. Patricia Owens
Actress | The Fly
Patricia Owens was born in Golden, British Columbia, in 1925. When she was eight she moved to England, where she embarked on a number of stage plays. Later she was spotted by a Twentieth Century-Fox executive, who offered her a contract, and in 1956 she went to Hollywood. There she met Sy Bartlett,...
13. Eartha Kitt
Actress | The Emperor's New Groove
An out-of-wedlock child, Eartha Kitt was born in the cotton fields of South Carolina. Kitt's mother was a sharecropper of African-American and Cherokee Native American descent. Her father's identity is unknown. Given away by her mother, she arrived in Harlem at age nine. At 15, she quit high school...
14. Joshua Malina
Actor | A Few Good Men
Joshua Charles Malina is an American film and stage actor known for playing Will Bailey on the NBC drama The West Wing, Jeremy Goodwin on Sports Night, US Attorney General David Rosen on Scandal, and Caltech President Siebert on The Big Bang Theory. Malina was born in New York City. His parents, ...
15. Sheree North
Actress | Breakout
Sheree North was born on January 17, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Breakout (1975), Lawman (1971) and Charley Varrick (1973). She was previously married to Phillip Alan Norman, Dr. Gerhardt Ralph Sommer, John M. "Bud" Freeman and Frederick Arnold Bessire Jr.. ...
16. Leigh Whannell
Actor | Saw
Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where, at the age of four, he developed an obsession with telling stories. Whether it be through acting, writing or filmmaking, his primary love was getting a reaction from an audience. In 1995, at the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal ...
18. Isa Briones
Actress | Star Trek: Picard
Isa Briones was born Isabella Camille Briones in London, England. Her parents, Jon Jon Briones and Megan Johnson Briones are both actors and singers, and her younger brother, Teo Briones is also an actor. She began modeling in New York at the age of 3, and started acting when her family moved to ...
19. Hale Appleman
Actor | The Magicians
Graduate of famed LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts.
Studied at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama.
Starred in the Roundabout Theater Company's revival production of David Rabe's Streamers, directed by Scott Ellis. ('08/'09 Season)
Played Jesus in the New York Premiere of Sarah ...
20. Andy Kaufman
Actor | Taxi
Referred to by some as a dadaistic comedian, Andy Kaufman took comedy and performance art to the edges of irrationality and blurred the dividing line between reality and imagination. Born in New York City on January 17, 1949, the first son of Stanley and Janice Kaufman, Andy grew up on New York in ...
21. Scott Mechlowicz
Actor | EuroTrip
Scott David Mechlowicz was born in New York City, to Susan (Lehrman) and Morris Mechlowicz. He was raised in Plano, Texas. He graduated from Plano Senior High School and after one semester of university in Texas, he studied at and graduated from UCLA in 2003. His career began with Neverland (2003),...
22. David Blue
Actor | SG.U Stargate Universe
A lifelong actor, singer and dancer, David spent years performing on stages across the country. After graduating from the conservatory at the University of Central Florida with dual Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in both Acting and Musical Theatre performance, David was offered an Acting ...
23. Nigel Lindsay
Actor | Four Lions
Nigel Lindsay was born on 17th January 1969 and entered into the world of acting comparatively late. For three years he was a financial analyst in the City in his native London but, on his own admission, hated it and applied almost simultaneously for the law and the stage. He had a place at bar ...
Actress | Alex Rider
Charithra Chandran is a British Indian Actor based in London, UK. Charithra has been performing from a young age, starting out in productions of touring West End musicals. Whilst attending Oxford University, she participated in many theatre and film productions where her interest in acting further ...
25. Françoise Hardy
Soundtrack | The Dreamers
Françoise Hardy was born on January 17, 1944 in Paris, France. She is an actress and composer, known for The Dreamers (2003), The Boat That Rocked (2009) and 8 Women (2002). She has been married to Jacques Dutronc since March 30, 1981. They have one child.
26. Adriana Ugarte
Actress | Julieta
Along 2013 year, has starred as Sira Quiroga in a tv series "El tiempo entre costuras" - L'espionne de Tanger - written by María Dueña best-seller. Acting this role, Sira was a young seamstress, who moved from Madrid (Spain) to Tanger (Morocco) in 1930 decade, when she had as clients important ...
27. Indya Moore
Actress | Escape Room: Tournament of Champions
Indya Moore is an actress, writer, director, model, social activist and founder of Beetlefruit Media, Inc., a production company focused on storytelling in various mediums. Born and raised in the Bronx, they have appeared in Vogue and OUT, as well as assignments for GQ, Gucci and Christian Dior. ...
29. Mitch Vogel
Actor | The Reivers
Lanky, freckle-faced, unassuming and a spitting image of how you would envision Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer" character if he came alive, juvenile actor Mitch Vogel was one of Hollywood's top performers during the late 1960s and early 1970s. His career fell away, however, by the following decade and ...
30. Susanna Hoffs
Soundtrack | Austin Powers in Goldmember
Susanna Hoffs was born on January 17, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) and Pitch Perfect (2012). She has been married to Jay Roach since April 17, 1993. They have two children.
31. Steve Harvey
Producer | The Steve Harvey Show
Broderick Stephen Harvey, Sr. is an American television host, actor, writer, producer, and comedian. He hosts The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud, the Miss Universe competition, Family Feud Africa, and the arbitration-based court comedy Judge Steve Harvey.
Harvey began ...
Producer | The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
An only child, Amy Sherman-Palladino is daughter to comedian Don Sherman & dancer Maybin Hewes.
Originally a dancer herself, Palladino had initially received a callback to the musical Cats, while also having a possible writing position on the staff of Roseanne in rotation. When she and writing ...
Producer | Samurai Jack
Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at CalArts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student ...
35. Robyn Addison
Actress | Dragon Age: Inquisition
Robyn Addison was born on January 17, 1985 in Derby, Derbyshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014), Doc Martin (2004) and Dragon Age: Inquisition - Trespasser (2015). She has been married to Shane Zaza since August 14, 2016.
36. Joanna David
Actress | You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
Joanna David was born on January 17, 1947 in Lancaster, England, UK. She is an actress and producer, known for You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Pride and Prejudice (1995) and Rogue Trader (1999). She has been married to Edward Fox since 2004. They have two children.
Actress | La pazza gioia
Micaela Ramazzotti was born on January 17, 1979 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress and director, known for Like Crazy (2016), The First Beautiful Thing (2010) and A Flat for Three (2012). She has been married to Paolo Virzì since January 17, 2009. They have two children.
38. Brian Helgeland
Writer | Finestkind
Brian Helgeland was born in Providence, Rhode Island and raised in New Bedford Massachusetts. A born worker, Helgeland has endeavored to achieve in the following fields: snow shoveler, scrap newspaper collector, dishwasher, nursing home janitor, drug store clerk and unreliable nightshift gas ...
43. Sofia Shinas
Actress | The Crow
Since starring opposite the late Brandon Lee in The Crow (1994), the Greek Canadian goddess may be most recognized by moviegoers worldwide for her performance in the iconic sleeper hit. To her Canadian fans, the actress, director and producer is most recognized for her soft voice, unassuming and ...
44. Max Adler
Actor | Detention of the Dead
Born in Queens, New York and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Adler moved to Los Angeles immediately after graduating high school to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. Max Adler, a cast member of the Golden Globe Winner for Best Television Series - Comedy (Glee) and a Screen Actors Guild Award ...
45. Jeff Chase
Actor | Escape Plan: The Extractors
Born Jeffrey Lance Sniffen. Graduate of Passiac Valley Regional Valley Regional High School Little Falls NJ. Graduate of West Virginia University. Played football for the Mountaineers 1986-1991. Married to Kimberly 1991-2015 (Divorced). One son Cory Chase. Best Known for The Mechanic 2011, Mission ...
46. D.J. Caruso
Director | I Am Number Four
Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Caruso came west to play tennis and study Television Production at Pepperdine University. Interned at Disney Studios in the Product Placement department and later hooked up with Director John Badham, who mentored him into a second-unit director, after Badham lost his ...
47. Kevin Reynolds
Director | Waterworld
Raised as an Air Force brat, Kevin Reynolds' love for cinema inspired him to forsake his law school degree and move to Los Angeles to enroll in the University of Southern California's legendary film school. Reynolds' graduate thesis film "Proof" became the basis for "Fandango" starring Kevin ...
49. Bart Freundlich
Director | The Myth of Fingerprints
Bart Freundlich was born on January 17, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Myth of Fingerprints (1997), Wolves (2016) and Trust the Man (2005). He has been married to Julianne Moore since August 23, 2003. They have two children.
50. Benno Fürmann
Actor | Joyeux Noël
Benno Fürmann was born on 17 January 1972 in Berlin, Germany and worked as a waiter, bouncer and drifter before attending acting lessons at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. After returning to Germany, he played several minor parts in movie and television projects until his breakthrough ...