Birth Month Day of 05-23 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Richard Ayoade

Writer | Submarine

Richard Ellef Ayoade was born in Hammersmith, and grew up in Suffolk, in England, the son of a Norwegian mother, Dagny Amalie (Baassuik), and a Nigerian father, Layide Ade Laditi Ayoade. He studied Law at Cambridge university, and followed in the footsteps of British Comedy legends like Monty ...

2. H. Jon Benjamin

Actor | Archer

H. Jon Benjamin was born on May 23, 1966 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Archer (2009), Wet Hot American Summer (2001) and Not Another Teen Movie (2001).

3. Joan Collins

Actress | Dynasty

Joan Collins is an English actress from Paddington, London. She is most famous for playing the role of vengeful schemer Alexis Carrington Colby in the soap opera "Dynasty" (1981-1989). In 1997, Collins was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to drama. In 2015,...

4. Scatman Crothers

Actor | The Shining

Scatman Crothers was born Benjamin Sherman Crothers on May 23, 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Songwriter ("Dearest One"), actor, composer, singer, comedian and guitarist who, after high school, appeared in nightclubs, hotels, films and on television. He made many records, including his own ...

5. Melissa McBride

Actress | The Walking Dead

Melissa Suzanne McBride (born May 23, 1965) is an American actress and former casting director, best known for her role as Carol Peletier on the AMC series The Walking Dead. McBride has garnered critical acclaim and received multiple awards and nominations for her role on the show.

McBride was born ...

6. Heather Wahlquist

Actress | John Q

Heather Wahlquist is an actress and writer. A native Oklahoman, Wahlquist aspired to be an actress at an early age and came to Hollywood after studying drama at the University of Oklahoma.

Her most recent project is "Yellow," in which she not only stars, but also co-wrote in collaboration with the ...

7. Felissa Rose

Actress | Sleepaway Camp

Felissa Rose Esposito grew up in New York always wanting to perform. At the age of 13, she landed the role of Angela in the cult film Sleepaway Camp (1983). At the age of 17, she applied for early admission to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and was admitted that fall. Attending The ...

8. Jewel Kilcher

Soundtrack | Ride with the Devil

Jewel Kilcher was born on May 23, 1974 in Payson, Utah, USA. She was previously married to Ty Murray.

9. John Ortiz

Actor | Silver Linings Playbook

John Ortiz was born on May 23, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Gangster (2007) and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007). He is married to Jennifer Ortiz. They have one child.

10. Lea DeLaria

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Lea DeLaria was born on May 23, 1958 in Belleville, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Cars 3 (2017) and The Oblongs (2001).

11. Linda Watkins

Actress | From Hell It Came

Linda Watkins was born on May 23, 1908 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for From Hell It Came (1957), Good Neighbor Sam (1964) and Route 66 (1960). She was married to Gabriel Hess. She died on October 31, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

12. LaMonica Garrett

Actor | Designated Survivor

LaMonica Garrett was born on May 23, 1975 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Designated Survivor (2016), Clemency (2019) and Sons of Anarchy (2008). He has been married to Mina Ivanova since April 27, 2017.

13. Barbara Barrie

Actress | Breaking Away

After endless stage and television work, Barrie received a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her performance in the ground-breaking racial drama One Potato, Two Potato (1964), as Julie, a young, white mother who marries a black man after she and her daughter are abandoned by her ...

14. Bernadette Beck

Actress | Riverdale

Born on May 23, 1994, in the borough of Islington located in North-West London, England, Bernadette's parents immigrated to Vancouver, Canada shortly after her birth. She grew up as an exceptionally bright child, excelling in both language and fine arts. Multi-talented in piano, violin, and vocals,...

15. Ryan Coogler

Director | Black Panther

Ryan Coogler was born on May 23, 1986 in Oakland, California, USA as Ryan Kyle Coogler. He is a director and writer, known for Black Panther (2018), Creed (2015) and Fruitvale Station (2013). He has been married to Zinzi Evans since 2016.

16. Linden Ashby

Actor | Mortal Kombat

Born in Florida, blonde and handsome actor, after graduating from Bolles High School in Jacksonville, Florida, Ashby took a degree in psychology and business administration at Fort Lewis College in Durango in Colorado, and then moved to New York where he studied acting at Neighborhood Playhouse. ...

17. O-Lan Jones

Actress | Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

O-Lan Jones is an award winning composer, sound designer, writer, and actress who has been consistently involved in experimental theater, music, and opera since the age of 16. The press has referred to her as an "uncategorizable legend." She is the Artistic Director for Overtone Industries, ...

18. Karen Duffy

Actress | Dumb and Dumber

Karen Duffy was born on May 23, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Dumb and Dumber (1994), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) and Blank Check (1994). She has been married to John Lambros since February 28, 1997. They have one child.

19. Hal Landon Jr.

Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Hal Landon Jr. was born on May 23, 1941 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Eraserhead (1977) and Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991).

20. Drew Carey

Producer | The Drew Carey Show

Drew Carey was born on May 23, 1958 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Drew Allison Carey. He is a producer and actor, known for The Drew Carey Show (1995), Robots (2005) and Jack and Jill (2011).

21. Adam Wylie

Actor | Picket Fences

Adam Wylie was born on May 23, 1984 in San Dimas, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Picket Fences (1992), The King and I (1999) and Child's Play 2 (1990).

22. Lane Garrison

Actor | Shooter

Lane Garrison is an American actor,writer from Dallas, Texas. After he graduated from J.J. Pearce High School, where Jessica Simpson also attended, he moved to Los Angeles. He was 18 and only had 400$ to his name, but his love and passion for making movies paid off after years of perseverance when ...

23. D.J. Cotrona

Actor | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

D.J. Cotrona was born on May 23, 1980 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Donald Joseph Cotrona. He is an actor and producer, known for G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), Shazam! (2019) and Dear John (2010).

24. Laurel Holloman

Actress | The L Word

Laurel Holloman was born on May 23, 1971 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA as Laurel Lisa Holloman. She is an actress, known for The L Word (2004), The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995) and Boogie Nights (1997). She was previously married to Paul Macherey.

25. Linda Thompson

Soundtrack | The Bodyguard

Linda Thompson was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Kingsbury High School where she was Homecoming Queen, and after graduation, she attended Memphis State University for 4 years, majoring in English and Drama. Linda was named Miss Tennessee Universe 1972, Miss Liberty Bowl, Miss Shelby ...

26. Nigel Davenport

Actor | Chariots of Fire

Nigel Davenport was born on May 23, 1928 in Shelford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Arthur Nigel Davenport. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Chariots of Fire (1981), A Man for All Seasons (1966) and The Island of Dr. Moreau (1977). He was married to Maria Aitken and Helena ...

27. Rosemary Clooney

Actress | White Christmas

Rosemary Clooney was born in Maysville, Kentucky, to Marie Frances (Guilfoyle) and Andrew Joseph Clooney. She was one of five children. Her father was of Irish and German descent, and her mother was of Irish and English ancestry. She grew up in Maysville, where she and her sister Betty Clooney used...

28. Kelly Monaco

Actress | General Hospital

An active athlete, Kelly Marie Monaco grew up on the East Coast, where she participated in soccer, swimming, track and softball, among other sports. After the last of five girls was born, her family decided to move from the bustling city of Philadelphia to the more peaceful environment of the ...

29. Tom Tykwer

Writer | Lola rennt

Director, writer, producer and composer Tom Tykwer was born in 1965 in Wuppertal, Germany. He showed an interest in film-making from childhood, making super 8 films from the age of 11. Among his first jobs was working at a local art-house cinema. Tykwer eventually relocated to Berlin, first working...

30. Jesse Heiman

Actor | Old School

Jesse Heiman was born in Boston on May 23, 1978 and lived in Boston until 1989.

He lived in Austin, Texas from 1989 and attended West Ridge Middle School, Westlake High School, and Texas State University of San Marcos for education. Graduated college in May of 2000 with a BA in English.

Moved to Los ...

31. Mark Arnold

Actor | Blade Runner 2049

Mark Arnold was born on May 23, 1957 in Broomall, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Teen Wolf (1985) and Angel Has Fallen (2019). He has been married to Alina Florea since September 1, 2011. He was previously married to Anneliza Scott.

32. Zalman King

Producer | Nine 1/2 Weeks

Zalman King was born on May 23, 1942 in Trenton, New Jersey, USA as Zalman King Lefkowitz. He was a producer and director, known for 9½ Weeks (1986), In God's Hands (1998) and Galaxy of Terror (1981). He was married to Patricia Louisianna Knop. He died on February 3, 2012 in Santa Monica, ...

33. Myko Olivier

Actor | Menendez: Blood Brothers

Myko Olivier is an actor and producer, known for Menendez: Blood Brothers (2017), Glee (2009) and Castle (2009). He was born in Palm Springs, Ca. He studied at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts at the conservatory acting studio Playwrights Horizons Theater School. He has been married to Rae Olivier ...

34. Lauren Chapin

Actress | School Bus Diaries

Lauren Chapin was born on May 23, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lauren Ann Chapin. She is an actress, known for School Bus Diaries (2016), Father Knows Best (1954) and The Amorous Adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza (1976). She was previously married to Jerry Jones.

35. Betty Garrett

Actress | On the Town

A sunny singer, dancer and comic actress, Betty Garrett starred in several Hollywood musicals and stage roles. She was at the top of her game when the Communist scare in the 1950s brought her career to a screeching, ugly halt. She and her husband Larry Parks, an Oscar-nominated actor, were summoned...

36. David Harris

Actor | The Warriors

David Harris was born on May 23, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Warriors (1979), Brubaker (1980) and Fatal Beauty (1987).

37. Douglas Fairbanks

Actor | Robin Hood

Douglas Fairbanks was born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman in Denver, Colorado, to Ella Adelaide (nee Marsh) and Hezekiah Charles Ullman, an attorney and native of Pennsylvania, who was a captain for the Union forces during the Civil War. Fairbanks' paternal grandparents were German Jewish immigrants, ...

38. Sara Hjort Ditlevsen

Actress | Undskyld jeg forstyrrer

Sara Hjort Ditlevsen is a Danish actress, writer and director. She grew up in Birkerød, Denmark, and partly in the US with her parents and siblings. Sara graduated from the Danish National School of Acting in 2016. She was part of a children's theatre in her hometown from the age of ten and began ...

39. Guinevere Turner

Actress | American Psycho

Guinevere Turner was born on May 23, 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Guinevere Jane Turner. She is an actress and writer, known for American Psycho (2000), The Notorious Bettie Page (2005) and Go Fish (1994).

40. Alexander De Jordy

Director | Cheese

Alexander De Jordy is a Toronto born actor, director and producer, known for 19-2 (2014), Letterkenny (2016), and Between (2015).

He has also appeared on Rookie Blue (2010), Saving Hope (2012), and starred in the Gemini nominated Sticks and Stones (2008), winner of "Best Foreign Drama Feature" at ...

41. James Gleason

Actor | Here Comes Mr. Jordan

James Gleason was born in New York City to William Gleason and Mina Crolius, who were both in the theatre. He was married to Lucile Gleason (born Lucile Webster), and had a son, Russell Gleason. As a young man James fought in the Spanish-American War. After the war he joined the stock company at ...

42. Jeanette Brox

Actress | Wilderness Survival for Girls

Jeanette Brox was born on May 23, 1981 in Orange County, California, USA as Jeanette Carolyn Brox. She is an actress, known for Wilderness Survival for Girls (2004), Jack & Bobby (2004) and Still Life (2003). She is married to Neil McCarthy.

43. Wotan Wilke Möhring

Actor | Pandorum

Wotan Wilke Möhring was born on May 23, 1967 in Detmold, Germany. He is an actor, known for Pandorum (2009), Valkyrie (2008) and Winnetou & Old Shatterhand (2016).

44. Beverly Leech

Actress | Blood Work

Beverly Leech was born on May 23, 1959 in Paris, Texas, USA as Beverly Ann Leech. She is an actress, known for Blood Work (2002), Square One Television (1987) and First Kill (2018). She has been married to Christian J. Meoli since May 21, 1999. She was previously married to Dennis Smeal.

45. Sergio Mur

Actor | Doña Flor y sus dos maridos

Sergio Mur was born on May 23, 1977 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain. He is an actor, known for Doña Flor y sus dos maridos (2019), Hospital Valle Norte (2019) and Cable Girls (2017). He has been married to Olivia Molina since 2010.

46. Colleen Flynn

Actress | Pay It Forward

Colleen Flynn was born on May 23, 1962 in New Jersey, USA. She is an actress, known for Pay It Forward (2000), Clear and Present Danger (1994) and The X-Files (1993). She has been married to Stephen Hornyak since October 6, 1990.

47. Matt Gourley

Actor | Drunk History

Matt Gourley is an American actor, comedian, and podcaster from Whittier, California best known for his work on Community, Adventure Time, Blindspot, and Comedy Central's Drunk History. He also Co-created the Superego podcast and hosts the I Was There Too, Pistol Shrimps Radio, and James Bonding ...

48. Bob Mortimer

Actor | Catterick

Bob Mortimer was born on May 23, 1959 in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England as Robert Renwick Mortimer. He is an actor and writer, known for Catterick (2004), House of Fools (2014) and Bang, Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer (1999). He has been married to Lisa Matthews since October 2015. They ...

49. Marius Goring

Actor | The Red Shoes

The son of Dr. Charles Buckman Goring M.D. and Kate Winifred (nee MacDonald). Marius Goring was educated at Perse School, Cambridge, England and at the Universities of Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna and Paris. He studied for the stage under Harcourt Williams at the Old Vic dramatic school, London. His ...

50. Alex Henteloff

Actor | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Alex Henteloff was born on May 23, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Alexander B. Henteloff. He is an actor, known for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), Payback (1999) and Black Sheep Squadron (1976). He has been married to Judith Lynn Steinhart since August 11, 1969. They have one child.


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