Birth Month Day of 04-21 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. James McAvoy

Actor | Filth

McAvoy was born on 21 April 1979 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth (née Johnstone), a nurse, and James McAvoy senior, a bus driver. He was raised on a housing estate in Drumchapel, Glasgow by his maternal grandparents (James, a butcher, and Mary), after his parents divorced when James was 11. He ...

2. Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Actress | Belle

Gugu Mbatha-Raw was born Gugulethu Sophia Mbatha in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England. Her father, Patrick Mbatha, is a Black South African doctor, and her mother, Anne Raw, is a Caucasian English nurse. Her parents separated when she was a year old, and she was brought up by her mother ...

3. Robbie Amell

Actor | The Duff

Along with his sister, Robert Patrick Amell started acting when he was just six years old. At sixteen, he started to land theater roles at Lawrence Park Stage in plays such as Louis and Dave, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and The Importance of Being Earnest. The experience brought Robbie to realize ...

4. Andie MacDowell

Actress | Groundhog Day

Andie MacDowell was born Rosalie Anderson MacDowell on April 21, 1958 in Gaffney, South Carolina, to Pauline Johnston (Oswald), a music teacher, and Marion St. Pierre MacDowell, a lumber executive. She was enrolled at Winthrop College located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Initially discovered by a ...

5. Frank Dillane

Actor | In the Heart of the Sea

Frank trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (R.A.D.A.), graduating in 2013.

As a child he played Christopher Henderson in 'Welcome to Sarajevo' (Channel 4/Miramax/Dragon Pictures) directed by Michael Winterbottom. Aged sixteen Frank played Tom Riddle in 'Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince...

6. Toby Stephens

Actor | Die Another Day

Toby Stephens began his acting career while a stagehand at the Chichester Festival Theatre, in end-of-season productions mounted by the crew. In his brief professional career, he has already won the Sir John Gielgud Prize for Best Actor and the Ian Charleson Award for his performance in the title ...

7. Patti LuPone

Actress | Witness

A fireball of talent and a musical force to be reckoned with, singer/actress Patti LuPone was born on April 21, 1949 in Northport on Long Island, New York, of Italian heritage. Her parents, Orlando Joseph LuPone, a school administrator, and mother Angela Louise (Patti), a librarian, eventually ...

8. Rob Riggle

Actor | The Daily Show

Comedian, actor and United States Marine Corps Reserve Lieutenant Colonel Robert Allen Riggle, Jr. was born April 21, 1970 in Louisville, Kentucky, to Sandra (Shrout) and Robert Allen Riggle, who worked in insurance. Riggle has amassed notable television credits and has also earned roles in many ...

9. Nicole Sullivan

Actress | Meet the Robinsons

Nicole Sullivan grew up doing theater in NYC, then went on to study theater at Northwestern University. After moving to LA, her career started in 1995, when she was cast on MADtv (1995). Nicole then joined the cast of The King of Queens (1998) for 5 seasons, playing opposite Jerry Stiller. She ...

10. Kate Vernon

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Kate Vernon was born to the celebrated actor John Vernon. As her father's career began to take off in the USA, the family moved from their home in Canada to Hollywood when Kate was 7 years old.

With the ever growing career success of the late John Vernon (Dirty Harry (1971), National Lampoon's ...

11. Thomas Doherty

Actor | Descendants 2

Doherty was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has an older brother and younger sister, and his parents were both in the banking business. Doherty began acting at the age of 5 and also played football. Doherty joined Lothian Youth Arts and Musicals Company and played a variety of roles, ...

12. Charles Grodin

Actor | Midnight Run

Charles Grodin was born on April 21, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Charles Grodinsky. He is an actor and writer, known for Midnight Run (1988), King Kong (1976) and The Heartbreak Kid (1972). He has been married to Elissa Durwood since July 1983. They have one child. He was previously ...

13. Christoph Sanders

Actor | Last Man Standing

Christoph Sanders grew up in western NC, before moving to Los Angeles in 2007, he is currently (2016) playing the character Kyle Anderson on the TV series Last Man Standing. Before Last Man Standing, Christoph Sanders was on the TV series Ghost Whisperer starting midway through season three until ...

14. Anthony Quinn

Actor | Alexis Zorbas

Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rudolfo Oaxaca Quinn on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, and the rest of his family was Mexican. After starting life ...

15. Jennifer Blanc-Biehn

Actress | Dark Angel

Jennifer Blanc, also known as Jennifer Blanc-Biehn, was born and raised in New York City, by her mom, Jenise Blanc. At the tender age of 10, Jennifer was on Broadway in Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs", working alongside Jonathan Silverman, Fisher Stevens and Robert Sean Leonard. Jennifer's ...

16. Tony Danza

Actor | Don Jon

Tony Danza is an American actor, perhaps best known for starring on some of television's most beloved and long-running series, including Taxi (1978-1983) and Who's the Boss? (1984-1992).

Danza was born in Brooklyn, New York to Anne (Cammisa), a bookkeeper, and Matty Iadanza, a garbageman. His mother...

17. Brianne Davis

Actress | Six

Whether lighting up the big screen, or calling the shots behind the scene, actor, director, and producer Brianne Davis is one of the most electric talents to storm Hollywood by force. Starring in one of the most highly-anticipated new dramas with History Channel's military series; Six (2017), is an...

18. Brian White

Actor | Ambitions

Brian White was born on April 21, 1975 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Brian Joseph White. He is an actor and producer, known for Ambitions (2019), Stomp the Yard (2007) and The Family Stone (2005). He has been married to Paula Da Silva since August 28, 2010. They have one child.

19. Joel de la Fuente

Actor | The Man in the High Castle

Joel de la Fuente received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the New York University Graduate Acting Program in 1994, having received his Bachelor of Arts from Brown University. He has appeared in films such as Personal Velocity (2002), Return to Paradise (1998), and Roommates (1995). On ...

20. Dee Hartford

Actress | The Time Tunnel

A tall, photogenic brunette, Dee was born in Salt Lake City as Donna Lee Higgins to Edgar Higgins and Beatrice Thomas. She started out in the late 1940s as a model for Vogue magazine in New York. Her sister Eden Marie (Groucho Marx's wife from 1954 to 1969) followed a similar career path. Dee's ...

21. Glen Hansard

Soundtrack | Once

Glen Hansard was born on April 21, 1970 in Dublin, Ireland.

22. John Cameron Mitchell

Actor | Hedwig and the Angry Inch

John Cameron Mitchell was born on April 21, 1963 in El Paso, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001), Shortbus (2006) and How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2017).

23. Bridget Everett

Actress | Patti Cake$

Bridget Everett was born on April 21, 1972 in Manhattan, Kansas, USA as Bridget Jean Everett. She is an actress, known for Patti Cake$ (2017), Little Evil (2017) and Sex and the City (2008).

24. Silvana Mangano

Actress | Dune

Silvana Mangano was born on April 21, 1930 in Rome, Italy and was raised in poverty during World War II. She trained as a dancer for seven years and supported herself as a model. In 1946, at age 16, she won the Miss Rome beauty pageant and through this, she obtained role in a Maria Della Costa film...

25. Ian Kahn

Actor | The Box

Ian Kahn was born on April 21, 1972 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Box (2009), Homeland (2011) and The Unusuals (2009). He is married to Nicole D'Incecco. They have two children.

26. Reni Santoni

Actor | Cobra

Born in New York City on April 21, 1938 of French and Spanish heritage, Reni Santoni (aka Reni Sands) started his career off in entertainment as a comedy writer. He moved in front of the camera in the early 60s and was performing episodic TV drama ("East Side/West Side," "The Trials of O'Brien," "...

27. Dylan Bruce

Actor | Orphan Black

Dylan Bruce has established himself well in television. Bruce was born in Vancouver, Canada on April 21, 1980, and raised in both Vancouver and Seattle, Washington. In 2005 Bruce appeared on the mini-series 24: Conspiracy (2005), the spin-off to the original Kiefer Sutherland series 24 (2001). The ...

28. Claire Denis

Director | High Life

Claire Denis was born on April 21, 1946 in Paris, France. She is a director and writer, known for High Life (2018), Beau travail (1999) and 35 Shots of Rum (2008).

29. Hadley Fraser

Actor | The Legend of Tarzan

Hadley Fraser (born Robert Hugh Fraser) is the son of Jack and Carol Fraser, and brother of Ed Fraser, an officer in the British Army. He holds a BA from Birmingham University and a Postgraduate Diploma from the Royal Academy of Music. In 2011 he was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music,...

30. Jeff Anderson

Actor | Clerks

Jeff Anderson was born on April 21, 1970 in Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA as Jeffrey Allan Anderson. He is an actor and director, known for Clerks (1994), Clerks II (2006) and Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008). He has been married to Barbara Jacques since 2009. He was previously married to Lisa ...

31. Roy Dupuis

Actor | La Femme Nikita

Roy Dupuis was born on April 21, 1963, in New Liskeard, Ontario. He spent a significant portion of his childhood (from early infancy until he was eleven years old) in Amos, which is in a region of Québec called Abitibi. For the next three years, he lived in Kapuskasing, Ontario, where he learned to...

32. Dominic Zamprogna

Actor | Tin Star

Dominic Zamprogna was born on April 21, 1979 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Tin Star (2017), Battlestar Galactica (2004) and General Hospital (1963). He has been married to Linda Leslie since November 1, 2009. They have two children.

33. Valerie Tian

Actress | Juno

Valerie Tian was born on April 21, 1989 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Juno (2007), Jennifer's Body (2009) and Drillbit Taylor (2008).

34. Charlie O'Connell

Actor | Dude, Where's My Car?

Charlie O'Connell was born on April 21, 1975 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles O'Connell. He is an actor, known for Dude, Where's My Car? (2000), Cruel Intentions (1999) and Crossing Jordan (2001). He has been married to Anna Sophia Berglund since May 12, 2018.

35. Iggy Pop

Soundtrack | Coffee and Cigarettes

Legendary Rock 'n' Roll wildman and substance abuser. Recorded a series of classic rock albums with The Stooges and later as a solo artist. Worked extensively with David Bowie.

36. Elaine May

Actress | Small Time Crooks

Elaine May was born on April 21, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Elaine Iva Berlin. She is an actress and writer, known for Small Time Crooks (2000), A New Leaf (1971) and Primary Colors (1998). She was previously married to David L. Rubinfine, Sheldon Harnick and Marvin May.

37. James Morrison

Actor | 24

A filmmaker, playwright, poet, actor, singer/songwriter and yoga teacher, James Morrison was born in Utah and is a product of Alaska. He began his acting career as a clown and wire walker for the Carson and Barnes Wild Animal Circus and served his theatrical apprenticeship with the Alaska Repertory...

38. George DiCenzo

Actor | Back to the Future

George DiCenzo was born on April 21, 1940 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as George Ralph DiCenzo. He was an actor and producer, known for Back to the Future (1985), Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) and He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword (1985). He was married to Donna Artz, Donna ...

39. Lisa Darr

Actress | Gods and Monsters

Lisa Darr was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 21, 1963. She wanted to be an actress for a long time and went to Stanford University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in Biology. From there she went to UCLA and got a master's degree in acting. Her first big break came when she won the role of ...

40. Dorsey Wright

Actor | The Warriors

Dorsey Wright was born on April 21, 1957 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and assistant director, known for The Warriors (1979), Hair (1979) and The Warriors (2005).

41. Megs Jenkins

Actress | The Innocents

An engineer's daughter, she had first planned on becoming a ballerina, using her original Christian name Muguette, but abandoned those plans by the age of 17 when she realized that her physique was more in keeping with her other first name, Megs. She trained in Liverpool at the School of Dancing ...

42. King Calder

Actor | The Best of Broadway

King Calder was born on April 21, 1897 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Albert King Calder. He was an actor, known for The Best of Broadway (1954), Time Table (1956) and Martin Kane (1949). He was married to Ethel Wilson. He died on June 28, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

43. Jean-Pierre Dardenne

Producer | Deux jours, une nuit

After studying drama in the arts institute, Jean Pierre Dardenne and his brother Luc made some videos about the rough life in blue-collar small towns in the Wallonie. After their meeting with filmmaker Armad Gatti and cinematographer Ned Burgess, they decided to enter in the movie business.

In 1978 ...

44. Alice Wu

Writer | The Half of It

Studied computer science at MIT and Stanford University, where she received her bachelors and masters degrees. Left a job designing software at Microsoft to write and direct her first film, Saving Face, which premiered at the Toronto and Sundance Film Festivals, where it was acquired and released ...

45. Alphonso McAuley

Actor | Glory Road

Alphonso McAuley was born on April 21, 1979 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Glory Road (2006), Walk of Shame (2014) and Cat Run (2011).

46. Tomasz Kot

Actor | Zimna wojna

Tomasz Kot was born on April 21, 1977 in Legnica, Dolnoslaskie, Poland. He is an actor, known for Cold War (2018), Bogowie (2014) and Bikini Blue (2017). He has been married to Agnieszka Kot since September 30, 2006. They have two children.

47. Stefan Brogren

Actor | Degrassi: Next Class

Stefan Brogren was born on April 21, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Degrassi: Next Class (2016), Open Heart (2015) and Degrassi Goes Hollywood (2009). He has been married to Michelle Shaughnessy since January 15, 2017.

48. Christopher Dark

Actor | World Without End

Christopher Dark was born on April 21, 1920 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Alfred Francis DeLeo. He was an actor, known for World Without End (1956), The Time Tunnel (1966) and Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958). He was married to Eleanor Dark. He died on October 10, 1971 in Hollywood...

49. Bree Essrig

Actress | Nuclear Family

Bree Essrig was born and raised in Los Angeles. After getting her start on YouTube, Essrig broke into the industry as an actor, writer, and host. She has starred in thousands of videos on many popular Youtube channels (SourceFed, Funny or Die, The Young Turks, Break, and many more), and has ...

50. Jencarlos Canela

Actor | Pecados Ajenos

Jencarlos Canela was born on April 21, 1988 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is an actor, known for A Chance to Love (2007), Telenovela (2015) and My Heart Beats for Lola Volcán (2011).


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