Birth Month Day of 08-26 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Melissa McCarthy

Actress | The Heat

Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, and was raised on her family's corn and soybean farm. She began her performing career as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. She worked on her ...

2. Dylan O'Brien

Actor | Teen Wolf

Dylan O'Brien was born in New York City, to Lisa Rhodes, a former actress who also ran an acting school, and Patrick B. O'Brien, a camera operator. His father is of Irish descent and his mother is of English, Spanish, and Italian ancestry. Dylan grew up in Springfield Township, Union County, New ...

3. Chris Pine

Actor | Star Trek

Chris Pine was born in Los Angeles. His parents are actors Robert Pine and Gwynne Gilford, and his maternal grandparents were Max M. Gilford, a president of the Hollywood Bar Association, and actress Anne Gwynne. His sister, Katherine Pine, has also acted. Chris's ancestry is Russian Jewish (from ...

4. Macaulay Culkin

Actor | Home Alone

Macaulay Carson Culkin, one of the most famous American child stars, was born on August 26, 1980 in New York City, New York, USA, as the third of seven children of his father Kit Culkin (a former stage and child actor and also Macaulay's former manager) and mother Patricia Brentrup. He is the ...

5. Annette Badland

Actress | Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Annette Badland is an English actress known for a wide range of roles on TV, radio and film. She has played Margaret Blaine in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who (2005), Doomsday Dora in The Sparticle Mystery (2011), Birdie Henshall in the drama series Cutting It (2002), Mavis in season 6 of ...

6. Andy Muschietti

Director | Mama

Andy Muschietti was born on August 26, 1973 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Andrés Muschietti. He is a producer and director, known for Mama (2013), It (2017) and It Chapter Two (2019).

7. Amanda Schull

Actress | 12 Monkeys

Amanda Schull was born on August 26, 1978 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. She is an actress, known for 12 Monkeys (2015), Suits (2011) and Pretty Little Liars (2010). She has been married to George Wilson since May 28, 2011. They have one child.

8. Danielle Savre

Actress | Station 19

Danielle Savre was born on August 26, 1988 in Simi Valley, California, USA as Danielle Kathleen Savre. She is an actress and producer, known for Station 19 (2018), Heroes (2006) and Malcolm in the Middle (2000).

9. Keke Palmer

Actress | Nope

Lauren Keyana Palmer was born on August 26, 1993 in Harvey, Illinois to Sharon and Larry Palmer, both former actors. Palmer showed vocal promise as a five-year-old, when she belted out "Jesus Loves Me" in her church choir. A year later the singer-actress had a solo in her kindergarten play but, to ...

10. Mike Colter

Actor | Luke Cage

Mike was born to Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Lee Colter Sr. At just 8 years of age he knew that acting would be his life long ambition when he saw the film "A Soldiers Story" in 1984. He began by starting a drama club in high school and becoming the president of the club. After putting on several plays and ...

11. Brett Cullen

Actor | Joker

Brett Cullen was born on August 26, 1956 in Houston, Texas, USA as Peter Brett Cullen. He is known for his work on Joker (2019), Ghost Rider (2007) and The Replacements (2000). He is married to Michele Little. They have one child.

12. Meredith Eaton

Actress | Paranormal Activity 3

Meredith Eaton is well known for her breakout recurring role as feisty attorney Bethany Horowitz, on the ABC hit series Boston Legal (2004). Meredith has also guest starred on several critically acclaimed prime time shows, such as House (2004), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), and ...

13. Susan Harrison

Actress | Sweet Smell of Success

Susan Harrison was born on August 26, 1938 in Leesburg, Florida, USA. She was an actress, known for Sweet Smell of Success (1957), Key Witness (1960) and The Twilight Zone (1959). She was married to Cassius Marcus Conger and Joël Colin. She died on March 5, 2019 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

14. Michael Jeter

Actor | Open Range

Michael Jeter was an American actor from Tennessee. His best known roles were that of math teacher and assistant football coach Herman Stiles in the sitcom "Evening Shade" (1990-1994) and "Mr. Noodle's brother, Mister Noodle" in "Sesame Street", a role he played from 2000 to 2003. He specialized in...

15. John Mulaney

Actor | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

John Mulaney was born on August 26, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John Edmund Mulaney. He is a writer and actor, known for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City (2018) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He has been married to Annamarie Tendler since ...

16. Charlie Gillespie

Actor | Julie and the Phantoms

Charlie Gillespie was born on August 26, 1998 in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada. He is an actor and production manager, known for Julie and the Phantoms (2020), Runt (2020) and Charmed (2018).

17. Nazneen Contractor

Actress | Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Born in Mumbai, India and raised in Nigeria until the age of seven, Contractor was well-versed in world travels and a variety of cultures at a very young age. She attended boarding school in London from seven to nine years old, then her family moved to Toronto, Canada, where she spent the majority ...

18. Jane Merrow

Actress | The Lion in Winter

This gently attractive British actress, also of German descent, was born Jane Josephine Meirowsky on August 26, 1941, in Hertfordshire, England. The future Jane Merrow studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and, at the onset of her career, was involved with the British National Youth Theatre....

19. Francine York

Actress | The Family Man

Francine York was born in the small mining town of Aurora, Minnesota to her parents, Frank and Sophie Yerich. When Francine was five, her family (including her younger sister, Deanne) moved to Cleveland, where she began to write short stories and take an interest in acting. At age nine, Francine ...

20. Kirk Fox

Actor | The Postman

Kirk Fox was born on August 26, 1969 in San Diego, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Postman (1997), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) and Wyatt Earp (1994). He was previously married to Alison Eastwood.

21. Alison Steadman

Actress | Life Is Sweet

The acclaimed Alison Steadman was born in 1946 in Liverpool, the daughter of George Percival Steadman and Marjorie Evans. Educated at Childwall Valley High School, she studied at the East-15 Acting School from 1966-1969, then toiled as a secretary at the Liverpool Probation Service before deciding ...

22. Akiko Wakabayashi

Actress | You Only Live Twice

Akiko Wakabayashi was born on August 26, 1941 in Tokyo, Japan. During her work in movies, she became one of Japan's most popular actresses of their cinema's "Golden Age", ranking with actresses Kumi Mizuno and Mie Hama. One of her first films was Akiko (1961), which was named after her. ...

23. Lars Ranthe

Actor | Druk

Lars Ranthe was born on August 26, 1969 in Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Denmark. He is known for his work on Another Round (2020), Adam's Apples (2005) and A Funny Man (2011). He has been married to Christine Albeck Børge since 1998.

24. Jim Davis

Actor | Big Jake

Tall, rangy Jim Davis spent much of his early career in westerns mainly at Republic Pictures. The Missouri-born and -raised Davis' relaxed, easygoing manner and Southern drawl easily fit most moviegoers' image of the cowboy and Republic put him in a ton of them over the years (the fact that, unlike...

25. Gracie Dzienny

Actress | Bumblebee

Gracie Dzienny was born on August 26, 1995 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Grace Isabella Dzienny. She is an actress, known for Bumblebee (2018), Zoo (2015) and Chasing Life (2014).

26. Wanda De Jesus

Actress | Blood Work

Wanda De Jesus was born on August 26, 1958 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Blood Work (2002), RoboCop 2 (1990) and Ghosts of Mars (2001).

27. Evan Ross

Actor | The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Evan Ross was born on August 26, 1988 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA as Evan Olav Næss. He is an actor and producer, known for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) and ATL (2006). He has been married to Ashlee Simpson since August 30, 2014. They...

28. Patrick Kennedy

Actor | The Queen's Gambit

Patrick Kennedy was born on August 26, 1977 in London, England. He is an actor and director, known for The Queen's Gambit (2020), Miss Marx (2020) and War Horse (2011).

29. Carl Marino

Actor | Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda

Carl Marino was born and raised in upstate New York in the city of Hornell, the son of Carl and Carol Marino. He was the only boy of four siblings. After graduation from High School, Carl attended the United States Military Academy at West Point for 2 years. Following West Point, and while studying...

30. Oleg Taktarov

Actor | Predators

"Oleg makes an impression." On his DVD commentary for "Righteous Kill" (2008), director Jon Avnet remarks that he needed a powerful actor to play Russian mob enforcer Yevgeny Mugalat, a character who survives six gunshots at close range. International star Oleg Taktarov, born in Sarov, Russia, ...

31. Gábor Kékessy

Actor | Robin Hood

Gábor Kékessy was born on August 26, 1984 in Budapest, Hungary. He is an actor, known for Robin Hood (2006), The Cost of Deception (2021) and Godmother (2021).

32. Chris Burke

Actor | Life Goes On

Chris Burke was born on August 26, 1965 in Point Lookout, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Life Goes on (1989), Mona Lisa Smile (2003) and North & South: Book 3, Heaven & Hell (1994).

33. Jan Clayton

Actress | Lassie

Jan Clayton was born on August 26, 1917 in Tularosa, New Mexico, USA as Jane Byral Clayton. She was an actress, known for Lassie (1954), This Man's Navy (1945) and Come to the Window (1954). She was married to George Greeley, Robert Lerner and Russell Hayden. She died on August 28, 1983 in West ...

34. Shirley Manson

Actress | Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Shirley Manson was born on August 26, 1966 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Shirley Anne Manson. She is known for her work on Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Remember Me (2010). She has been married to Billy Bush since May 2010. She was previously married...

35. Ola Ray

Actress | 48 Hrs.

Ola Ray is internationally known as Michael Jackson's girlfriend in the Grammy Award winning short film video ''Thriller." Her work in 'Thriller' brought her worldwide recognition and made her a household name.

Ola was born in St. Louis ,Missouri, where she spent the early part of her childhood with...

36. Hannah van der Westhuysen

Actress | Fate: The Winx Saga

Hannah van der Westhuysen was born on August 26, 1995 in Hammersmith, London, England. She is an actress, known for Fate: The Winx Saga (2021), The Bay of Silence (2020) and Lamborghini.

37. Emma Hunton

Actress | Angel

Emma Hunton was born on August 26, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Emma Leigh Hunton. She is an actress, known for Angel (1999), Happy Endings (2005) and Good Trouble (2019).

38. Kari Lizer

Producer | Will & Grace

Kari Lizer was born on August 26, 1961 in San Diego, California, USA as Kari Suzanne Lizer. She is a producer and writer, known for Will & Grace (1998), The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006) and Private School (1983).

39. Thalía

Actress | María la del barrio

Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (born 26 August 1971), known mononymously as Thalía, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, producer, actress and entrepreneur. She is considered one of the most successful and influential Mexican artists worldwide. Apart from her native Spanish, Thalía has also sung in ...

40. Erik Valdez

Actor | Graceland

The son of a 2nd generation cotton farmer turned salesman, and an artistic, free spirited mother, Erik Valdez was born in Lubbock, TX. Since childhood, all he ever really wanted to do was race cars and entertain people; he learned to drive on his grandparent's farm at age 6 and was cast in his ...

41. Candy Moore

Actress | Raging Bull

Candy Moore was born on August 26, 1947 in Maplewood, New Jersey, USA as Candace Lee Klaasen. She is an actress, known for Raging Bull (1980), Wagon Train (1957) and One Step Beyond (1959). She was previously married to Paul Gleason.

42. Barbet Schroeder

Director | La virgen de los sicarios

Barbet Schroeder was born on August 26, 1941 in Tehran, Iran. He is a director and producer, known for Our Lady of the Assassins (2000), Single White Female (1992) and Barfly (1987). He has been married to Bulle Ogier since April 1991.

43. Jorge Sanz

Actor | Conan the Barbarian

Jorge Sanz was born on August 26, 1969 in Madrid, Spain as Jorge Sanz Miranda. He is an actor and writer, known for Conan the Barbarian (1982), Belle Epoque (1992) and If They Tell You I Fell (1989).

44. Gene Stupnitsky

Producer | The Office

Gene Stupnitsky was born on August 26, 1977. He is a producer and writer, known for The Office (2005), Good Boys (2019) and Bad Teacher (2011).

45. Joel Rush

Actor | If Loving You Is Wrong

Joel Rush was born on August 26, 1981. He is an actor, known for If Loving You Is Wrong (2014), Honey: Rise Up and Dance (2018) and A Madea Family Funeral (2019).

46. Leonardo Cecchi

Actor | American Horror Stories

Leonardo Cecchi was born on August 26, 1998 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for American Horror Stories (2021), The Wrong Stepmother (2019) and Catch-22 (2019).

47. Neeru Bajwa

Actress | Jatt & Juliet 2

Neeru Bajwa was born on August 26, 1980 in Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Jatt & Juliet 2 (2013), Jatt & Juliet (2012) and Channo Kamli Yaar Di (2016).

48. Yvette Vickers

Actress | Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

Born on August 26, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri, Yvette Vickers majored in picture and theatre arts at UCLA for three years. On a trip to New York in the mid-1950s, she was cast as the White Rain Girl in commercials. She returned to the West Coast, working in various television series until she ...

49. Hayley Hasselhoff

Actress | Huge

Hayley Hasselhoff can't be pigeon-holed. She is an Actress, Fashion Designer, Marie Claire UK Fashion & Wellbeing Editor, Strahan, Sara and Keke Style Contributor, mental health awareness and body positive advocate and Curve Model. Already she's made impactful strides in the fashion world and has ...

50. Stephen Greif

Actor | Spartan

Stephen Greif was born on Aug 26, 1944 in Highgate, London. He is an Honours graduate from The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He is also a recent and past Member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and a Laurence Olivier and London Critics Circle award winning nominee for his work at The National ...


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