Birth Month Day of 05-01 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Caitlin Stasey
Actress | Tomorrow, When the War Began
Caitlin Jean Stasey is an Australian actress who is well known for her roles as Francesca Thomas in Sleepover Club (2003), Rachel Kinski in Neighbours (1985) and Ellie Linton in the film adaptation of John Marsden's best seller 'Tomorrow When the War Began'
Caitlin is from Victoria, Australia, She ...
2. Wes Anderson
Director | Fantastic Mr. Fox
Wesley Wales Anderson was born in Houston, Texas. His mother, Texas Ann (Burroughs), is an archaeologist turned real estate agent, and his father, Melver Leonard Anderson, worked in advertising and PR. He has two brothers, Eric and Mel. Anderson's parents divorced when he was a young child, an ...
3. Nicholas Braun
Actor | Succession
Nicholas was born in Bethpage, New York. His parents are actor Craig Braun and Elizabeth Lyle. He made his debut in Disney productions such as Sky High (2005) and Princess Protection Program (2009). He also had a recurring role as Cameron in ABC Family's 2009-2010 series 10 Things I Hate About You ...
4. Tim McGraw
Actor | Tomorrowland
Three-time Grammy Award winner Tim McGraw, the son of former major league reliever Tug McGraw, is a country music superstar who has sold over 40 million albums. Eleven of his album have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country album chart and he has had 21 hit No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot ...
5. Jamie Dornan
Actor | The Fall
Jamie Dornan was born on May 1, 1982 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. He is an actor, known for The Fall (2013), A Private War (2018) and Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (2021). He has been married to Amelia Warner since April 27, 2013. They have three children.
6. Julie Benz
Actress | Dexter
Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in ...
7. James Badge Dale
Actor | The Departed
James Badge Dale was born on May 1, 1978 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Departed (2006), 13 Hours (2016) and World War Z (2013).
8. John Woo
Director | Ying hung boon sik
Born in southern China, John Woo grew up in Hong Kong, where he began his film career as an assistant director in 1969, working for Shaw Brothers Studios. He directed his first feature in 1973 and has been a prolific director ever since, working in a wide variety of genres before A Better Tomorrow ...
9. Madeline Brewer
Actress | The Handmaid's Tale
Madeline Kathryn Brewer was born on May 1, 1992 in Pitman, New Jersey. She is a graduate of American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, graduating in 2012. Her TV debut is Orange Is the New Black (2013). Prior to "Orange is the New Black", she stated that she had no prior professional ...
10. Bailey Chase
Actor | Longmire
Bailey was born in Chicago but moved to Florida after his parents divorced at a young age. He attended Duke University on a football scholarship and majored in Psychology. After graduation, Bailey moved to LA to pursue his acting career, which encompassed a training stint in London. Bailey's first ...
11. Kerry Bishé
Actress | Argo
Kerry Lynne Bishé is a New Zealand-born American actress, known for her lead role as Donna Clark in the AMC television series Halt and Catch Fire (2014). Bishé played the lead/narrator role on the final season of ABC's medical sitcom Scrubs (2001) and starred in the critically acclaimed drama film ...
12. Chris Coy
Actor | The Deuce
Chris Coy was born on May 1, 1986 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor, known for The Deuce (2017), The Front Runner (2018) and The Killing of Two Lovers (2020). He has been married to Alice Coy since 2011. They have two children.
13. Leila Hyams
Actress | Freaks
Leila Hyams was one of the top leading ladies of the early talkie pre-code years. She was a likable, pleasing actress with a charming presence. She had much spark, personality and charisma, and a touch of down-to-earthiness and naturalness that won over movie fans; they could relate to her. A ...
14. Joanna Lumley
Actress | Absolutely Fabulous
Joanna Lumley was born on 1 May, 1946 in Kashmir, India, to British parents, Thya Beatrice Rose (Weir) and James Rutherford Lumley. Her father was a major in the Gurkha Rifles, and she spent most of her early childhood in the Far East where her father was posted.
An aspiring actress, she first came ...
15. Lizzy Greene
Actress | A Million Little Things
Lizzy Greene was discovered in 2013 at a talent workshop in her hometown of Dallas. Growing up she was drawn to everything related to the performing arts. She got her start in theater at age seven, specializing in comedic projects. After a few years training in theater, traveling with an improv ...
16. John Diehl
Actor | The Client
Performer whose career has spanned over 30 years. Particularly called upon to play various delinquents, wackos and psychos in his earlier years, he has matured into a fine screen character actor. His career began in the early 80s with a number of bit parts in movies such as Escape from New York (...
17. Jake Cannavale
Actor | Nurse Jackie
Jake Cannavale was born on May 1, 1995 in Manhattan, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Nurse Jackie (2009), Romance & Cigarettes (2005) and The Mandalorian (2019).
18. Glenn Ford
Actor | Gilda
Legendary actor Glenn Ford was born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford in Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada, to Hannah Wood (Mitchell) and Newton Ford, a railroad executive. His family moved to Santa Monica, California when he was eight years old. His acting career began with plays at high school...
19. Dann Florek
Actor | Hard Rain
Born (May 1, 1950) and raised in Flat Rock, Michigan, the son of a chiropractor, bald-domed, serious-looking Dann Harvey Florek majored in math and physics at Eastern Michigan University. A drama scholarship, however, changed his destiny and he left the college before graduating. He moved to New ...
20. Sacha Dhawan
Actor | The Great
Sacha Dhawan was born in Bramhall, Stockport to Hindu parents though he actually attended a Roman Catholic secondary school, Thomas Aquinas College, in nearby Stockport, where one of the authors whom he studied for his final exams was Alan Bennett, with whom he was very impressed. He began as a ...
21. Radhika Madan
Actress | Pataakha
Radhika Madan, a talented dancer, began her career in acting after initially focusing on dance. She attended Delhi Public School, where she balanced playing cricket with attending dance classes, where she honed her skills in various forms, including hip-hop, jazz, and ballet. After completing her ...
22. Andrea Lowe
Actress | DCI Banks
Andrea Lowe was born on May 1, 1975 in Arnold, Nottinghamshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for DCI Banks (2010), Pandaemonium (2000) and Marple (2004).
23. Violante Placido
Actress | The American
Italian actress/singer/songwriter Violante Placido was born in Rome. She made her on-screen debut in Quattro bravi ragazzi (1993) alongside her father Michele Placido. In 1996 she starred in Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band (1996) which became quite successful in Italy. Her first major role was in ...
24. Henry Zebrowski
Actor | The Wolf of Wall Street
Henry Zebrowski was born on May 1, 1984 in Florida, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Characters (2016) and Murderfist (2017).
25. Joy Harmon
Actress | Cool Hand Luke
Born in Flushing, New York, the impressively endowed Patty Jo Harmon was discovered as a guest on You Bet Your Life (1950) by Groucho Marx and later was invited to work with him on Tell It to Groucho (1961). The TV exposure parlayed into roles in such obscure films as Village of the Giants (1965) ...
26. Charlie Schlatter
Actor | 18 Again!
Charlie Schlatter was born on May 1, 1966 in Englewood, New Jersey. It was in junior high school that he fell in love with acting. He liked a girl and auditioned for the school play "Oliver" to impress her. The audition was a success, and he got the leading role. Later, Charlie attended Ithaca ...
27. Stephen Macht
Actor | The Monster Squad
Trained professionally at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, a graduate of Dartmouth College, a Ph.D. in Dramatic Literature from Indiana University and, during his teaching days, a tenured Associate Professor, Stephen Macht is one of the best-educated working actors in America, today.
28. Douglas Barr
Director | Dead Badge
Douglas Barr was born on May 1, 1949 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Dead Badge (1995), Spaced Invaders (1990) and Secrets of the Mountain (2010). He has been married to Clare Kirkconnell since June 9, 1984. They have one child.
29. Anushka Sharma
Actress | Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Her father, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer, and her mother, Ashima Sharma, is a homemaker. Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while her mother is a Garhwali. Her elder brother is film producer Karnesh Sharma, who ...
30. Darius McCrary
Actor | Family Matters
Darius McCrary is best known for his role as Eddie Winslow on the long-running television series "Family Matters". He began his career in Hollywood at the age of nine and has continued to provide performance excellence in multiple films, television, theater, and music projects.
McCrary has starred ...
31. Dan O'Herlihy
Actor | RoboCop
Daniel Peter "Dan" O'Herlihy was born on 1 May 1919 at Odessa Cottage, Wexford Town, County Wexford (Ireland) to John Robert O'Herlihy, a civil servant from Cork who later worked in the Department of Industry and Commerce, and Ellen (née Hanton). Dan had at least two siblings, a sister and a ...
32. Diahnne Abbott
Actress | Taxi Driver
Diahnne Abbott is an American actress from New York City. She is primarily known as the first wife of actor Robert De Niro (1943-). Their marriage lasted from 1976 to 1988, and ended in a divorce.
Abbott made her film debut in the psychological thriller "Taxi Driver" (1976), where she played an ...
33. Lorene Scafaria
Producer | Hustlers
Lorene Scafaria was born on May 1, 1978 in Holmdel, New Jersey, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for Hustlers (2019), Coherence (2013) and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012).
34. Una Stubbs
Actress | Sherlock
Una Stubbs was born on May 1, 1937 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, UK. She was an actress and casting director, known for Sherlock (2010), Worzel Gummidge (1979) and Till Death Us Do Part (1965). She was previously married to Nicky Henson and Peter Gilmore. She died on August 12, ...
35. Sharon Spelman
Actress | Angie
Although she was born in Los Angeles, Sharon grew up in Sioux City, Iowa, the only child of a widowed school administrator. From the closing curtsy of her first ballet recital she was hooked on performing. As a teenager, she hung around the local community playhouse until they offered her a role. ...
36. Tamzin Malleson
Actress | Teachers
Tamzin Malleson was born on May 1, 1974 in Yeovil, Somerset, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Teachers (2001), Poirot (1989) and Midsomer Murders (1997).
37. Mikkel Boe Følsgaard
Actor | En kongelig affære
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard is a young danish actor. In 2012, he won the award of Best Male Actor at the Berlinale for his appearance in the movie A Royal Affair, while still attending theatre school, Statens Teaterskole in Copenhagen. He graduated in the summer of 2012.
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard grew up in the...
38. Drew Sidora
Actress | Step Up
Drew Sidora was born on May 1, 1985 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Step Up (2006), Wild Hogs (2007) and White Chicks (2004). She has been married to Ralph Pittman since August 21, 2014. They have two children.
39. Dave Willis
Writer | Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Dave Willis is an American writer, voice actor, and producer. A native of Texas, he got his start at Cartoon Network's Williams Street in 1995, where he would gain a writing jobs on Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1993) and its spin-off series Cartoon Planet (1995). Alongside fellow SGC2C writer Matt ...
40. Caitlin Leahy
Actress | Grace and Frankie
Chicago native Caitlin Leahy is the middle of five children to Matt and Ellen Leahy. She received a BA in Theatre from Columbia College in her hometown. Caitlin moved to Los Angeles, California shortly after to pursue a career in film and television. She works actively as a model having appeared in...
41. Ana Claudia Talancón
Actress | El crimen del padre Amaro
Ana Claudia Talancon was born on May 1st, 1980 in Cancun, Mexico. Her first performance was in her home town Quintana Roo in Cancun.
She studied acting in Cancun with the Cuban professor Albio Paz. She later went to Mexico City to continue her studies at the Acting Workshop of Héctor Mendoza and ...
42. Amira Casar
Actress | Call Me by Your Name
Amira Casar was born on May 1, 1971 in London, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Call Me by Your Name (2017), The Last Summer of the Rich (2014) and Would I Lie to You? (1997).
43. Mark Slade
Actor | The High Chaparral
Mark Slade was born in Salem, Massachusetts. In 1956, he enrolled at the Worcester Academy, intending to make a career of his great interest and hobby, cartooning. However, after filling in at the last minute for a sick classmate in a play entitled "The Male Animal", he founds himself smitten with ...
44. Saidah Arrika Ekulona
Actress | The Haunting of Hill House
Saidah Arrika Ekulona is an award-winning theatre, television and film actress. She's originated roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in regional theatres and international theatres, and originated the role of Mama Nadi in the Pulitzer Prize winning play Ruined, for which she won an Obie Award, Lucille...
45. Paloma Baeza
Actress | Sunshine
Paloma - whose Christian name is the Spanish for 'Dove' - was born on May 1st 1975 in London. Her parents, an English mother and Mexican father were hippie musicians and, when Paloma was a baby they moved to live in Mexico City, where she stayed until she was nine and the parents separated. She ...
46. Carol Jones
Actress | There's Gotta Be Something More
Carol Jones was born on May 1, 1955 in Redwood City, California, USA. She is an actress and cinematographer, known for There's Gotta Be Something More (2018), Knots Landing (1979) and The Waltons (1972). She has been married to Tony Potter since February 14, 1989. They have five children.
47. Maia Morgenstern
Actress | The Passion of the Christ
Maia Morgenstern is a Romanian film and stage actress, described by Florin Mitu of AMOS News as "a symbol of Romanian theater and film". In the English-speaking world, she is probably best known for the role of Mary, the mother of Jesus, in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. In Romania, she ...
48. Joanna Adler
Actress | American Crime Story
Joanna P. Adler is an Obie Award-winning actor who has long enjoyed a distinguished career in New York City -- which began under the aegis of New York's internationally acclaimed theatre artists Mabou Mines and Richard Foreman. Also honored with the inaugural New Dramatists' Boden Award to Actors, ...
49. Ben Reed
Actor | American Sniper
Ben Reed was born in Bixby, Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for American Sniper (2014), Starcrossed (2014) and The Greatest Showman (2017).
50. John Meillon
Actor | Crocodile Dundee II
John Meillon was born on May 1, 1934 in Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He was an actor, known for Crocodile Dundee II (1988), Crocodile Dundee (1986) and Wake in Fright (1971). He was previously married to Bunny Gibson and June Salter. He died on August 10, 1989 in Neutral Bay, Sydney,...