Birth Month Day of 08-29 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Emily Hampshire

Actress | Schitt's Creek

Born and raised in Montreal, Emily Hampshire has made an indelible mark on the Canadian film and television industry in a relatively short period of time. Her work has been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television with 3 Genie Award Nominations, a Gemini Award for her work on the...

2. Jen Landon

Actress | Yellowstone

Jen Landon was born in Malibu, California, USA. Jen is an actor, known for Yellowstone (2018), Animal Kingdom (2016) and Banshee (2013).

3. Carla Gugino

Actress | Watchmen

Carla Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida, to Carl Gugino, an orthodontist. She is of Italian (father) and English-Irish (mother) ancestry. Gugino moved with her mother to Paradise, California, when Carla was just five years old. During her childhood, they moved many times within the state. But ...

4. Dante Basco

Actor | Hook

Dante Basco was born on August 29, 1975 in Pittsburg, California as Dante Roman Titus Basco. He's an American actor & producer. He's best known as the voice actor for Prince Zuko in Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005) & Jake Long in American Dragon: Jake Long (2005). He's also known for his roles in ...

5. Rebecca De Mornay

Actress | The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Rebecca De Mornay was born 1959 as Rebecca Jane Pearch, in Santa Rosa, CA, to Wally George and Julie Eager. Her parents divorced when she was young, and her mother moved to Pasadena and married Richard De Mornay, who adopted her. After her stepfather's untimely death in 1962, Rebecca's mother moved...

6. Charlotte Ritchie

Actress | Call the Midwife

Londoner Charlotte was born on August 29th 1989 and attended James Allen's school in Dulwich. At age eleven she joined Youth Music Theatre UK, and toured Japan in their production of 'Pendragon' as well as appearing with the Young Pleasence Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2006. After a couple of...

7. Elliott Gould

Actor | M*A*S*H

Elliott Gould is an American actor known for his roles in M*A*S*H (1970), his Oscar-nominated performance in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969), and more recently, his portrayal of old-time con artist Reuben Tishkoff in Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve (2004) and Ocean's Thirteen (...

8. Ingrid Bergman

Actress | Casablanca

Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with ...

9. Lea Michele

Actress | Glee

Lea Michele Sarfati was born in the Bronx, New York to Edith Thomasina (Porcelli), a nurse, and Mark David Sarfati, a delicatessen owner-turned-real estate agent. Her mother is of Italian descent (from Rome and Naples), and her father is of Sephardi Jewish ancestry (from Turkey and Greece). Lea was...

10. Richard Attenborough

Actor | Jurassic Park

Richard Attenborough, Baron Attenborough of Richmond-upon-Thames, was born in Cambridge, England, the son of Mary (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a don at Emmanuel College and wrote a ...

11. Lenny Henry

Actor | Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Lenworth George Henry was born on August 29, 1958, in Dudley, West Midlands in England to a family of Jamaican immigrants. He made his TV debut on a talent show called "New Faces" in 1975 at the age of 16. He won and went on to things such as The Fosters (1976) and Tiswas (1974), which was when his...

12. Michael Jackson

Soundtrack | Michael Jackson: Thriller

Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson (no relation to Joe Jackson, also a musician), had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Michael's ...

13. William Friedkin

Director | To Live and Die in L.A.

Friedkin's mother was an operating room nurse. His father was a merchant seaman, semi-pro softball player and ultimately sold clothes in a men's discount chain. Ultimately, his father never earned more than $50/week in his whole life and died indigent. Eventually young Will became infatuated with ...

14. Joel Schumacher

Director | The Phantom of the Opera

Joel Schumacher was an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and fashion designer from New York City. He rose to fame in the 1980s for directing the coming-of-age drama "St. Elmo's Fire" (1985), and the vampire-themed horror film "The Lost Boys" (1987). In the 1990s, he worked on two ...

15. John Hensley

Actor | Nip/Tuck

John Hensley was born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. John is an actor and director, known for Nip/Tuck (2003), Teeth (2007) and Shutter (2008).

16. Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Actress | The Warriors

Deborah Gaye Van Valkenburgh is a Schenectady, New York-born Los Angeles-based actress, singer, artist, and writer working in all manner of media. She graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, with a BFA in Painting & Drawing. As a teen in Upstate New York she performed in coffee houses...

17. William Levy

Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

William Levy was born on August 29, 1980 in Havana, Cuba. He is an actor and producer, known for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), Addicted (2014) and The Single Moms Club (2014).

18. Nicole Byer

Actress | Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Born August 29, in Middletown Township, New Jersey, US, Nicole Byer is an American comedian, actress, and television host, best known for hosting the bake-off competition show Nailed It! (2018). She moved to New York City in the early 2000s and worked as a waitress to support herself. She found she...

19. Beth Dover

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Beth Dover has quickly become known in the entertainment industry for the charismatic characters she has brought to life on screen. Whether it be her undeniable comedic timing or her ability to improv and play in any situation thrown her way, Dover is one to watch, this year. She can currently be ...

20. Jay Ryan

Actor | It Chapter Two

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Jay made the move across to Australia at the age of 19 to take on the role of Jack Scully in Network Ten's long running series, "Neighbours" and as Seaman Billy 'Spider' Webb in the Nine Network's "Sea Patrol". He has also appeared in "Young Hercules", "Xena: Warrior ...

21. Laura Ashley Samuels

Actress | In Time

Laura Ashley Samuels was born on August 29, 1990 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for In Time (2011), The Final (2010) and Modern Family (2009).

22. Betty Lynn

Actress | The Andy Griffith Show

Missouri born-and-bred Betty Ann Lynn was born in Kansas City. Her name is as light, breezy and innocent as the characters she played on film and TV. She is pleasantly remembered for playing TV's sweet-as-apple-pie "Thelma Lou," who had the tough end of the bargain as the ever-patient girlfriend of ...

23. Jason Spisak

Actor | Young Justice

Jason Spisak is an American actor and voice actor best known for his portrayal of Silco in Arcane, as well as Kid Flash in Young Justice and The Joker in Batman Hush, the Hell Priest in Doom Eternal. He produced The Unbelievers documentary, and was a co-founder of Lycoris and Symple. He is divorced...

24. Émilie Dequenne

Actress | Rosetta

Émilie Dequenne was born on August 29, 1981 in Beloeil, Wallonia, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Rosetta (1999), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) and Our Children (2012). She has been married to Michel Ferracci since October 11, 2014.

25. Juan Diego Botto

Actor | La Celestina

Juan Diego Botto was born on August 29, 1975 in Buenos Aires City, Distrito Federal, Argentina. He is an actor and director, known for La Celestina (1996), 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992) and On the Fringe (2022). He has been married to Olga Rodriguez since 2015. They have one child.

26. Candis Cayne

Actress | Candis for President

Candis was born in Maui, Hawaii. Candis Cayne has become one of the United States' most popular and sought-after transgender actresses. Candis first made a name for herself at the famed NYC gay hot-spot "Boy Bar", where her performances drew raves. A classically trained dancer, Candis has thrilled ...

27. Stacey Travis

Actress | Ghost World

Stacey, born and raised in Dallas, Texas, attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in the United Kingdom and graduated with a degree in film from USC.

Her film credits include, Cindy in The Great Buck Howard (2008), Amanda Bynes mother in Easy A (2010), Geoffrey Rush's wife Bonnie in ...

28. George Macready

Actor | Gilda

George Macready--the name probably does not ring any bells for most but the voice would be unmistakable. He attended and graduated from Brown University and had a short stint as a New York newspaperman, but became interested in acting on the advice of colorful Polish émigré classical stage director ...

29. Lauren Collins

Actress | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Lauren Collins was born on August 29, 1986 in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), Kroll Show (2013) and What We Do in the Shadows (2019). She has been married to Jonathan Malen since 2018. They have one child.

30. Maite Schwartz

Actress | Love & Other Drugs

Maite Schwartz was born on August 29, 1979 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for Love & Other Drugs (2010), Dexter (2006) and House (2004).

31. Jenny Powers

Actress | Fleishman Is in Trouble

Jenny Powers was born on August 29, 1979 in Andover, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for Fleishman Is in Trouble (2022), The Mysteries of Laura (2014) and Power (2014). She has been married to Matt Cavenaugh since August 23, 2009.

32. Elena Rivera

Actress | Los herederos de la tierra

Elena Rivera was born on August 29, 1992 in Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain. She is an actress, known for Heirs to the Land (2022), Sequía (2022) and Alba (2021).

33. Ellen Geer

Actress | Harold and Maude

Ellen Geer, the daughter of actors Will Geer and Herta Ware, has worked continuously for 40 years in television and motion pictures since making her debut in Richard Lester's "Petulia (1968)" (1968) in support of Julie Christie and George C. Scott. Probably best remembered for her turn as the ...

34. Lurene Tuttle

Actress | Psycho

Quite a familiar lady and notorious busybody on 1950s and '60s TV and film, petite, red-headed character actress Lurene Tuttle was born in Pleasant Lake, Indiana and raised on a ranch close to the Arizona border. Her father, O.V. Tuttle, started out as a performer in minstrels, but found a job as a...

35. Tom Six

Director | The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

Tom Six was born on August 29, 1973 in Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is a director and writer, known for The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009), The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015) and The Human Centipede 2 (Full Sequence) (2011).

36. Dina Spybey-Waters

Actress | Just Like Heaven

A petite, stage-trained blonde adept at portraying naive or off-center characters, Dina Spybey Waters first came to prominence in and won a Daytime Emmy Award for the leading role of an underage teenager in the fact-based HBO special, Lifestories: Families in Crisis: Public Law 106: The Becky Bell ...

37. Nelson Leis

Actor | The Last of Us

Nelson Heino Leis is an actor and writer based in Vancouver, Canada.

Nelson can be seen in Prey (2022), 20th Century Studios' Predator origin story. In 2023 he will be appearing in HBO's The Last of Us (2023) and FX's Shogun (2023), both highly anticipated series.

Nelson was born in Kemptville, ...

38. Erika Harlacher

Actress | Persona 5

Erika Harlacher was born on August 29, 1990 in Ventura County, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Persona 5 (2016), The Seven Deadly Sins (2014) and Hunter x Hunter (2011).

39. Lycia Naff

Actress | Lethal Weapon

Lycia Naff began her Hollywood career as a lead dancer on the T.V. series, Fame (1982). She was given the opportunity to act on the series. That's when the acting bug bit. After three seasons on "Fame", Lycia went on to star in a number of plays, including "Closely Related", at the Southcoast ...

40. Nicole Gale Anderson

Actress | Red Line

Filipino-American actress Nicole Gale Anderson who is popular for her role in Beauty and the Beast (2012) was born in Rochester, Indiana, U.S. on August 29, 1990. Her father is an American born Commander in the United States Navy while her mother is from the Philippines. She was a national gymnast ...

41. Barry Sullivan

Actor | Cause for Alarm!

Patrick Barry Sullivan was born on August 29, 1912 in New York City. While never a major movie star, he established himself as a well-known and highly regarded character lead and second lead in motion pictures and television in a career that lasted 50 years. Legend has it that Sullivan was ...

42. Isabel Sanford

Actress | The Jeffersons

Isabel Sanford was a Broadway actress for over thirty years before moving to Hollywood. She made numerous guest appearances on TV, including a stint as a supporting cast member on The Carol Burnett Show (1967). Until her passing, Isabel continued to act frequently, most recently in a series of ...

43. Toni Kalem

Actress | The Wanderers

Director, writer and character actress Toni Kalem was born in the suburbs of New Jersey. She began her acting career in the late 70s, and her first prominent part was in The Wanderers (1979), as Despie. She's also done soap opera and TV work, and is best known for her excellent performance as Angie...

44. Charles Gray

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

The son of a surveyor, Charles Gray was born and raised in Queen's Park, Bournemouth. As a young actor, he received his vocal training from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and at the Old Vic, having long abandoned his first job as clerk for a real estate agent. His voice was to...

45. Echo Kellum

Actor | Arrow

Echo Kellum was born on August 29, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Echo is an actor and director, known for Arrow (2012), DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016) and Key and Peele (2012).

46. Preston Sturges

Writer | Sullivan's Travels

Preston Sturges' own life is as unlikely as some of the plots of his best work. He was born into a wealthy family. As a boy he helped out on stage productions for his mother's friend, Isadora Duncan (the scarf that strangled her was made by his mother's company, Maison Desti). He served in the U.S....

47. Dick O'Neill

Actor | The Jerk

Dick O'Neill was born on August 29, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Jerk (1979), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974) and Wolfen (1981). He was previously married to Susan Jacqueline (Jackie) Shaw and Dina Harris. He died on November 17, 1998 in Santa ...

48. Vishal

Actor | Irumbu Thirai

Vishal was born on August 29, 1977 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Irumbu Thirai (2018), Pandiya Naadu (2013) and Avan Ivan (2011).

49. Lucas Cruikshank

Actor | Fred

Lucas Cruikshank is a teenage director and actor who got his start by making videos with his cousins John and Katie, and posting them on You Tube. Together, the trio is known as JKL Productions. Lucas decided to make videos by himself a while after he came up with the character you all love, Fred, ...

50. Martin Bobb-Semple

Actor | One of Us Is Lying

Martin Bobb-Semple is a British actor known for his regular television appearances. He is best recognized for having starred as "Evan Nieman" on the Peacock Original Drama, One of Us Is Lying as well as "Lando Johnson" on The CW show All American: Homecoming.

He first started his acting career at ...


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