Birth Month Day of 05-08 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Nora Arnezeder

Actress | Faubourg 36

Nora Arnezeder was born in Paris, France, to an Austrian father and a Egyptian mother. While she was still in high-school, she studied acting, dancing and singing at the renowned drama school Cours Florent. Nora's first major role was in 2008 in Paris 36 (French: Faubourg 36), which was directed by...

2. Jodhi May

Actress | The Last of the Mohicans

Jodhi was born in 1975. She was born and brought up in London, England, UK. She went to Wadham College, Oxford University 1994-1997. She studied and received a Masters in English. During her time at Wadham she read a lot of literature. She has been acting since she was twelve.

3. Vicky McClure

Actress | This Is England

Vicky McClure, born Nottingham, May 1983, is an actress best known for her work in the films of Shane Meadows. She starred as Ladine, Romeo's sister, in A Room for Romeo Brass and in Meadows' most successful film, This Is England. Similarly she went on to continue playing Lol in Meadows' critically...

4. Stephen Amell

Actor | Arrow

Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow in the Arrowverse television franchise (based on the comic character of the same name) and Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).

Stephen Adam Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto,...

5. Melissa Gilbert

Actress | Little House on the Prairie

Melissa Gilbert was born on May 8, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melissa Ellen Gilbert. She is an actress and producer, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), Guest Artist (2019) and Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984). She has been married to Timothy Busfield since ...

6. Don Rickles

Actor | Kelly's Heroes

Donald Jay Rickles was born May 8, 1926 in New York. Following the Golden Era of Hollywood, he remained active until early 2017. He got his start in night clubs, toiling for over 20 years, until 1958, when he made his film debut in Run Silent Run Deep (1958). The movie was a big hit. Afterward, ...

7. Laura Spencer

Actress | Bones

Laura Spencer is an American actress born on May 8, 1986, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma is best known for her small screen endeavors most notably Bones (2005) and The Big Bang Theory (2007). Also dominant on the web, Spencer has appeared in a handful of web series including The Lizzie Bennet Diaries (...

8. David Attenborough

Self | Blue Planet II

Born 8 May 1926, the younger brother of actor Lord Richard Attenborough. He never expressed a wish to act and, instead, studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, graduating in 1947, the year he began his two years National Service in the Royal Navy. In 1952, he joined BBC Television at ...

9. Martin Compston

Actor | A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

Martin Compston grew up in Greenock, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire. He spent his teen years going to see soccer (football) team Celtic with his brother Barry and dreamed one day he would play for them. He attended St. Columba's High School in Gourock, Inverclyde, where he passed through his Standard ...

10. Christina Cole

Actress | What a Girl Wants

Christina Cole was born on May 8, 1982 in London, England. She is an actress, known for What a Girl Wants (2003), Casino Royale (2006) and Jupiter Ascending (2015).

11. Matthew Davis

Actor | Legally Blonde

Matthew W. Davis (born May 8, 1978), also professionally known as Matt Davis, is an American actor who is known for his roles as Adam Hillman on the ABC comedy-drama What About Brian from 2006 to 2007 and Alaric Saltzman on The CW fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries from 2009 to 2012. In 2014, he ...

12. Olivia Culpo

Actress | I Feel Pretty

Olivia Frances Culpo is an American fashion influencer and internet celebrity. After winning the Miss Rhode Island USA competition, she went on to be crowned Miss USA, and then Miss Universe in 2012. She is born in Cranston, Rhode Island. Culpo is the middle child of five siblings, and can play the...

13. Aneurin Barnard

Actor | Dunkirk

Aneurin Barnard was born on May 8, 1987 in Ogwr, Mid Glamorgan, Wales. He is known for his work on Dunkirk (2017), The Goldfinch (2019) and Cilla (2014).

14. Stella Gonet

Actress | Spencer

Stella Gonet was born on May 8, 1963 in Greenock, Scotland as Stella Lucy Gonet. She is an actress, known for Spencer (2021), Nicholas Nickleby (2002) and How I Live Now (2013). She has been married to Nicholas Farrell since 2005. They have two children.

15. Elyes Gabel

Actor | World War Z

Elyes Gabel was born on May 8, 1983 in London, England. He is an actor and director, known for World War Z (2013), A Most Violent Year (2014) and Scorpion (2014).

16. David Keith

Actor | An Officer and a Gentleman

David Lemuel Keith was born on May 8, 1954 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Lemuel Grady Keith Jr. and Hilda Earle. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theater. Keith had a supporting role in The Rose (1979) starring Bette Midler, had a supporting ...

17. Kim Seon-Ho

Actor | Seutateueob

Kim Seon-Ho is a popular South Korean actor, catapulted to fame with his second lead role in drama "Start-Up" (2020). He made his screen debut at the beginning of 2017 with a supporting role in the KBS2 office drama "Chief Kim" (aka Good Manager), after being recommended by director Lee Eun-jin who...

18. Raoul Max Trujillo

Actor | Riddick

Raoul Max Trujillo, aka Raoul Maximiano Trujillo de Chauvelon, was born in Northern New Mexico. He is a mixed blood descendant of Tlaxcalan (Nahuatl), Ute, Apache, Comanche, Pueblo., French, Sephardic Jew and Andalusian Moor. After high school, he spent three years serving in the military in ...

19. Louise Stratten

Producer | She's Funny That Way

Louise Stratten was born on May 8, 1968 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Louise Hoogstraten. She is an actress and producer, known for She's Funny That Way (2014), City Island (2009) and Django Unchained (2012). She was previously married to Peter Bogdanovich.

20. Josie Maran

Actress | Van Helsing

Born and raised in northern California, Josie Maran aspired to become a model at a young age. Her father is of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother has Dutch, French, and German ancestry. At the age of 12, while attending a barbecue, a woman asked her to be in a San Francisco fashion show. A ...

21. Michel Gondry

Director | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

He grew up in Versailles with a family who was very influenced by pop music. When he was young, Gondry wanted to be a painter or an inventor. In the 80s he entered in an art school in Paris where he could develop his graphic skills and where he also met friends with whom he created a pop-rock band ...

22. Salome Jens

Actress | Green Lantern

Salome Jens was born on May 8, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress, known for Green Lantern (2011), Cats & Dogs (2001) and Seconds (1966). She was previously married to Lee Leonard and Ralph Meeker.

23. Ricky Nelson

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Ricky Nelson was born on May 8, 1940 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA as Eric Hilliard Nelson. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952) and Rio Bravo (1959). He was married to Kristin Harmon. He died on December 31, 1985 in De Kalb, Texas, USA.

24. Bobbi Salvör Menuez

Actress | Under the Silver Lake

Bobbi Salvör Menuez was born on May 8, 1993 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as India Salvör Menuez. She is an actress and writer, known for Under the Silver Lake (2018), Nocturnal Animals (2016) and The Breakup Girl (2015).

25. Stephen Furst

Actor | National Lampoon's Animal House

Stephen Furst was born on May 8, 1954 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Stephen Fuerstein. He was an actor and director, known for National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), Babylon 5 (1993) and The Dream Team (1989). He was married to Lorraine Furst. He died on June 16, 2017 in Moorpark, California, USA.

26. James Mitchum

Actor | In Harm's Way

James Mitchum is the oldest son of legendary actor Robert Mitchum and the spitting image of his famous father. By inheriting his dad's sexy, sleepy eyes and taciturn good looks, it was obvious from the start that Jim would lean towards an acting career with so much going for him. The comparison ...

27. Deborah Harmon

Actress | Bachelor Party

Deborah Harmon was born on May 8, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Deborah Kay Harmon. She is an actress, known for Bachelor Party (1984), Used Cars (1980) and Just the Ten of Us (1987).

28. Kaan Urgancioglu

Actor | Jack Ryan

Kaan was born in Izmir, Turkey in 1981. His father is Turkish. His mother is a Turkish citizen of Albanian and Arab descent. He's been acting on TV and cinema since 2002. He also took a part in a play, "Ara" directed by Cetin Sarikartal in 2011. He studied at the Stella Adler Acting Studio in New ...

29. Abby Trott

Actress | Carmen Sandiego

Abby Trott was born on May 8, 1986 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA as Abby Lee Trott. Abby is known for her work on Carmen Sandiego (2019), Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019) and NieR: Automata (2017).

30. Phyllida Law

Actress | The Time Machine

Phyllida Law was born on May 8, 1932 in Glasgow, Scotland as Phyllida Ann Law. She is an actress and writer, known for The Time Machine (2002), Much Ado About Nothing (1993) and Unleashed (2005). She was previously married to Eric Thompson.

31. Jaid Barrymore

Actress | Everything's Jake

Jaid Barrymore was born on May 8, 1946 in Brannenburg, Bavaria, Germany as Ildikó Jaid Makó. She is an actress and writer, known for Everything's Jake (2000), Searching for Bobby D (2005) and Enchanted (1998). She was previously married to John Drew Barrymore.

32. Brian Tyler

Music Department | Iron Man Three

Brian Tyler was born on May 8, 1972 in Orange County, California, USA as Brian Theodore Tyler. He is known for his work on Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Eagle Eye (2008).

33. Ana Mulvoy Ten

Actress | American Crime

Ana was born in London but she grew up in Spain and England. Her mother is Spanish and her father is English and she was raised bilingually.

Ana's first lead role was on a Spanish TV show shot in Madrid. She then went on to star on American boarding school drama House of Anubis.

She was nominated for...

34. Jasen Fisher

Actor | Hook

Jasen Fisher was born on May 8, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jasen Lee Fisher. He is an actor, known for Hook (1991), Parenthood (1989) and The Witches (1990).

35. Lex Barker

Actor | Winnetou - 3. Teil

Alexander Crichlow Barker Jr. was a direct descendant of the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, and of Sir William Henry Crichlow, historical Governor-General of Barbados. Barker attended the Fessenden School and Phillips-Exeter Academy, where he excelled in football and track . He went to ...

36. Jillian Mueller

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Jillian Mueller was born on May 8, 1995 in New Jersey. She is an actress, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Porno (2019) and A Gifted Man (2011).

37. Mark Blankfield

Actor | Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Mark Blankfield was born on May 8, 1950 in Pasadena, Texas, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) and Sledge Hammer! (1986). He was previously married to Brandis Kemp.

38. Sidney James

Actor | Carry on Again Doctor

The star of the Carry On series of films, Sid James originally came to prominence as sidekick to the ground breaking British comedy actor Tony Hancock, on both radio and then television. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa and named Solomon Joel Cohen, James arrived in England in 1946, second wife ...

39. Patrick McKenna

Actor | The Red Green Show

Patrick McKenna was born on May 8, 1960 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The Red Green Show (1991), Traders (1996) and RoboCop (1994). He has been married to Janis McKenna since 1983. They have one child.

40. Miyoshi Umeki

Actress | Sayonara

Although she projected the typical Japanese female stereotype of humbleness, delicacy and subservience in most of her prime film and stage roles, beguiling, tiny-framed Miyoshi Umeki was nevertheless an assertive scene-stealer. This docile and deceptive-looking talent with the cropped hair and ...

41. Claire Keelan

Actress | The Trip to Italy

Claire Keelan was born on May 8, 1975. She is an actress, known for The Trip to Italy (2014), Nathan Barley (2005) and The Trip (2010).

42. Enrique Iglesias

Soundtrack | Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler was born in Madrid, Spain, to Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Spanish-Filipino socialite Isabel Preysler. In 1979, his parents' marriage was annulled. He was eight years old when he moved to the U.S., and at the age of 15, secretly began writing music. He studied ...

43. Roberto Rossellini

Writer | Roma città aperta

The master filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, as one of the creators of neo-realism, is one of the most influential directors of all time. His neo-realist films influenced France's nouvelle vague movement in the 1950s and '60s that changed the face of international cinema. He also influenced American ...

44. Alan Seawright

Director | The Swordsman

Alan Seawright was born on May 8, 1981 in Merced, California, USA. He is a director and editor, known for The Swordsman, CTU: Provo (2008) and 29: Day Two (2006).

45. Angela Stevens

Actress | Creature with the Atom Brain

Angela Stevens was born on May 8, 1925 in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, California, USA as Ann Evelyn Allen. She was an actress, known for Creature with the Atom Brain (1955), Outlaw Women (1952) and Blunder Boys (1955). She was married to George F. Zika. She died on March 17, 2016.

46. Nikki Roumel

Actress | Ginny & Georgia

Nikki Roumel was born on May 8, 2000 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Ginny & Georgia (2021), Designated Survivor (2016) and Holly Hobbie (2018).

47. Mehmet Günsür

Actor | Ask Tesadüfleri Sever

Gunsur was born in 1975 as the second child of a family of Tatar descent (a Turkic ethnic subgroup). His mother, Sibel, was a lecturer and his father, Teoman, was an industrial engineer who graduated from the Middle East Technical University and worked in a nuber of different sectors. His older ...

48. Jeff Wincott

Actor | The Night Of

Jeff Wincott is an established actor and producer originally from Toronto, Canada. He starred in the award-winning Canadian television series Night Heat playing Detective Giambone for five years. He was nominated for Best Actor at the Gemini Awards for his performance which gave him international ...

49. Nyle DiMarco

Actor | Station 19

Model, actor, and activist Nyle DiMarco, born in Queens, New York City, USA, has been breaking down barriers and winning over audiences since he burst onto the scene in 2014. As a fan favorite on cycle 22 of "America's Next Top Model," DiMarco became the second male winner and first Deaf contestant...

50. Krista Errickson

Actress | Little Darlings

Krista Errickson was an American actress from 1978-1992, and is a life time member of the Actors Studio. She appeared in films and television productions in the 1980s and 1990s. She is perhaps best known for her breakout role in the 1980 movie Little Darlings (1980), and the 1992 film, Mortal ...


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