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


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1. Mark Strong

Actor | 1917

British actor Mark Strong, who played Jim Prideaux in the 2011 remake of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), is often cast as cold, calculating villains. But before he became a famous actor, he intended to pursue a career in law.

Strong was born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia in London, England, to an ...

2. Josie Totah

Actress | Champions

Josie Totah is an immensely talented actor, writer and producer with a gift for bringing dynamic characters to life. As she fearlessly evolves her body of work with each new project, Totah is fast proving to be one of Hollywood's most engaging and sought after young talents. Totah has been ...

3. James Gunn

Writer | Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, to Leota and James Francis Gunn. He is from a large Catholic family, with Irish and Czech ancestry. His father and his uncles were all lawyers. He has been writing and performing as long as he can remember. He began making 8mm films at the age ...

4. Jesse Williams

Actor | The Cabin in the Woods

Jesse Wesley Williams born August 5, 1981 is a former high school teacher and activist turned actor/director. He's best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC Television series Grey's Anatomy and his advocacy for the disenfranchised, highlighted by his internationally resonant ...

5. Janet McTeer

Actress | Albert Nobbs

Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. She was raised in York from the age of 6. She attended Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, where there was not much opportunity for drama. She became interested in acting at age 16, when she saw "...

6. John Reynolds

Actor | Search Party

John Reynolds was born on August 5, 1991 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Search Party (2016) and Stranger Things (2016).

7. Iddo Goldberg

Actor | Snowpiercer

Iddo Goldberg was born on August 5, 1975 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor and producer, known for Snowpiercer (2020), Peaky Blinders (2013) and The Zookeeper's Wife (2017). He has been married to Ashley Madekwe since June 17, 2012.

8. Sophie Winkleman

Actress | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Sophie Winkleman was born on August 5, 1980 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Peep Show (2003) and Suzie Gold (2004). She has been married to Lord Frederick Windsor since September 12, 2009. They have ...

9. Stephanie Szostak

Actress | A Million Little Things

French-American actress, Stephanie Szostak (show-stack) never thought of becoming an actress. She left France after high school to study business and play varsity golf at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Upon graduating college, Szostak landed a job in marketing at Chanel ...

10. John Saxon

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street

John Saxon appeared in nearly 200 roles in the movies and on television in a more-than half-century-long career that has stretched over seven decades since he made his big screen debut in 1954 in uncredited small roles in It Should Happen to You (1954) and George Cukor's A Star Is Born (1954). Born...

11. Maureen McCormick

Actress | The Brady Bunch

Maureen Denise McCormick was born on August 5, 1956 to Richard and Irene McCormick. The youngest of four children, she has three brothers Michael, Dennis and Kevin. Her acting career began at age six when she won the Baby Miss San Fernando Valley contest, which opened up the glamorous world of ...

12. Olivia Holt

Actress | Cloak & Dagger

Olivia Holt was born in Germantown, Tennessee to parents, Mark and Kim Holt. When she was only 3 years old, she started singing and acting on the stage. Besides acting and singing, she has been a competitive gymnast for the past 5 years, and a competitive cheerleader for the past few years. At ...

13. John Huston

Director | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

An eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend was born John Marcellus Huston in Nevada, Missouri, on August 5, 1906. His ancestry was English,...

14. Tawny Kitaen

Actress | Bachelor Party

Tawny Kitaen was born on August 5, 1961 in San Diego, California, USA as Julie Kitaen. She is an actress and producer, known for Bachelor Party (1984), Gwendoline (1984) and After Midnight (2014). She was previously married to Chuck Finley and David Coverdale.

15. Honor Kneafsey

Actress | Miss You Already

Honor Kneafsey was born on August 5, 2004. She is an actress, known for Miss You Already (2015), A Christmas Prince (2017) and Crooked House (2017).

16. Loni Anderson

Actress | WKRP in Cincinnati

A bodacious, be-dimpled, pert-nosed, well-endowed knockout, Loni Anderson earned an assured TV sex symbol pedestal during the late 1970s and early 1980s. As sexy but smart Jennifer Marlowe on the sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati (1978), the ravishing star later became a soap-styled fixture in mini-movies....

17. Natalie Trundy

Actress | Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Fair, freckled and quite lovely, actress Natalie Trundy, of Italian and Irish heritage, had quite a promising career approaching adulthood in the late 1950s until a serious car accident put a serious halt to things. As Natalie Campagna, she was born in Boston on August 5, 1940, the elder of two ...

18. Mimi Keene

Actress | EastEnders

Mimi Keene (born 5 August 1998) is a British actress, known for her role as Cindy Williams in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Keene studied at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts from 2009-2014.

Keene's career began on the stage, making her professional debut playing Janey in Kin at The Royal Court ...

19. Jonathan Silverman

Actor | Weekend at Bernie's

Jonathan Silverman was born on August 5, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jonathan Elihu Silverman. He is known for his work on Weekend at Bernie's (1989), Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986) and Another Dirty Movie (2012). He has been married to Jennifer Finnigan since May 22, 2007. They have one...

20. Darren Shahlavi

Actor | I Spy

Darren Shahlavi was seven years old when he started training in martial arts in an old drama theatre in Manchester, England. Inspired by Bruce Lees films and other action movies such as Star Wars, he dreamed of being a movie actor and would show up to his Judo class at the drama hall early to watch...

21. Robert Taylor

Actor | Quo Vadis

Born Spangler Arlington Brugh, Robert Taylor began displaying a diversity of talents in his youth on the plains of Nebraska. At Beatrice High School, he was a standout track athlete, but also showed a talent for using his voice, winning several oratory awards. He was a musician and played the cello...

22. Scott William Winters

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Scott William Winters is the brother of actor Dean Winters and writer Brad Winters. His sister Blair is married to executive producer/writer Jorge Zamacona. Scott is married to Jennifer Logan Winters. They have 2 daughters, Grace and Faith. Scott is from New York and attended Northwestern ...

23. Joan Weldon

Actress | Them!

A blue-eyed, chestnut-haired beauty, Joan Weldon trained to be a singer, and made her professional debut as a member of the San Francisco Opera Company. While appearing with the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Company, she came to the attention of Warner Brothers, who took her out of grand opera and ...

24. Wanda Ventham

Actress | UFO

Wanda Ventham was born on August 5, 1935 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is an actress, known for UFO (1970), Invasion: UFO (1974) and UFO: Prendeteli vivi. (1974). She has been married to Timothy Carlton since 1976. They have one child. She was previously married to James D. Tabernacle.

25. Barbara Flynn

Actress | Miss Potter

Born on 5th August 1948 in Hastings, East Sussex, England. She started her television career in 1970 in the TV series A Family at War (1970), cast as Freda Ashton. She became better known following her appearances in The Beiderbecke Affair (1985), The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987) and The Beiderbecke ...

26. Clayton Rohner

Actor | Mope

Clayton Rohner was born on August 5, 1957 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Clayton Montague Rohner. He is an actor and director, known for Mope (2019), Ozark (2017) and Bluff City Law (2019).

27. Ami Foster

Actress | Punky Brewster

Ami Foster was born on August 5, 1975 in the USA. She is an actress, known for Punky Brewster (1984), Pound Puppies (1985) and Troop Beverly Hills (1989).

28. Joan Hickson

Actress | Miss Marple: Nemesis

Joan Hickson was born in 1906 at Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Her stage career began with provincial theater in 1927, going on to a long series of West End comedies, usually playing the part of a confused or eccentric middle-age woman. She performed at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, at the time ...

29. John Jarratt

Actor | Wolf Creek

John Jarratt was born on August 5, 1951 in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. He is an actor and producer, known for Wolf Creek (2005), Wolf Creek 2 (2013) and Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975).

30. Kajol

Actress | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Kajol was born on August 5, 1974 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Kajol Mukherjee. She is an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), My Name Is Khan (2010) and Fanaa (2006). She has been married to Ajay Devgn since February 24, 1999. They have two children.

31. Meegan Warner

Actress | TURN

Meegan Warner was born on August 5, 1991. She is an actress, known for TURN: Washington's Spies (2014) and Scare Campaign (2016).

32. Billie Hayes

Actress | The Black Cauldron

Billie Hayes was born August 5, 1925 in the small town of DuQuoin, Illinois. She started in show business at 9 years old as a tap dancer in local clubs. She was encouraged but not "pushed" by her parents after she expressed the desire to do so. By the time she was in her teens, Hayes had joined a ...

33. Kara Tointon

Actress | EastEnders

Standing at an average 5ft 5in, with a cheeky glint in her deep brown eyes we have Kara Tointon - a girl who is anything but average. She was brought into the world on August 5th 1983 in a large Essex town called Southend-On-Sea.. Ambitious and confident from an early age, Kara often made up her ...

34. Ja'net DuBois

Soundtrack | Good Times

Ja'Net DuBois was a multi-talented and diverse performer. She grew up in Brooklyn, New York and began her career on Broadway. She has appeared in various plays, including "Golden Boy" with Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Gossett Jr., and "A Raisin in the Sun". She moved onto TV roles, receiving a Peabody...

35. Ko Shibasaki

Actress | Batoru rowaiaru

Ko Shibasaki was born on August 5, 1981 in Tokyo. Her real name is Yukie Yamamura (Ko Shibasaki is a main character of her favorite manga). She started her career at 14 when her talent was discovered by a star agent. She has worked in many TV shows and commercials, starting to become more famous ...

36. Heidi Sorenson

Actress | Spies Like Us

Gorgeous, buxom, and shapely blond stunner Heidi Sorenson was born on August 5, 1960 to Danish immigrant parents in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Her father ran a fishing company. Sorenson has two sisters. Heidi graduated from West Vancouver High School. At age seventeen, she got a job as a ...

37. Joanne Samuel

Actress | Mad Max

Joanne Samuel was born on August 5, 1957 in Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia. She is an actress and director, known for Mad Max (1979), Smoke Between Trees (2019) and The Wiggles Movie (1997).

38. Parley Baer

Actor | License to Drive

Parley Baer was born on August 5, 1914 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Parley Edward Baer. He was an actor, known for License to Drive (1988), A Fever in the Blood (1961) and Dave (1993). He was married to Ernestine Clark. He died on November 22, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

39. Bob Clark

Director | A Christmas Story

Bob Clark was born on August 5, 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Benjamin Clark. He was a director and writer, known for A Christmas Story (1983), Baby Geniuses (1999) and Porky's (1981). He died on April 4, 2007 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA.

40. Ryan McDonald

Actor | Bad Blood

Ryan McDonald was born on August 5, 1984 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada as Ryan James McDonald. He is an actor, known for Bad Blood (2017), Black Conflux (2019) and Fringe (2008).

41. Elle McKinnon

Actress | Wonder

Elle McKinnon was born on August 5, 2006 in Vancouver, Canada. Elle McKinnon is well recognized for playing 'Charlotte' in 2017's Oscar-nominated, Lionsgate feature Wonder (2017) with Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, and Mandy Patinkin.

Having pulled in over $250mm at the WWBO, Wonder (...

42. Lorri Bagley

Actress | The Stepford Wives

Lorri Bagley was born on August 5, 1973 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for The Stepford Wives (2004), Ice Age (2002) and Tommy Boy (1995).

43. Eugene O'Hare

Actor | Dublin Murders

Eugene O'Hare is an Irish actor, playwright, radio and screen writer. He created the role of Detective Quigley in the BBC/Starz series "Dublin Murders" and Eddie Lyons in "Marcella" (Netflix). His plays, published by Methuen, include "The Weatherman" and 'Sydney & the Old Girl".

O'Hare has worked ...

44. Alan Howard

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Alan Howard was born on August 5, 1937 in London, England as Alan Mackenzie Howard. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). He was married to ...

45. Selma Diamond

Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Most familiar to TV audiences as the diminutive but feisty court bailiff on Night Court (1984), Selma Diamond's entrance into acting was not through the usual venue of vaudeville, stage work or modeling - she was a writer for TV shows, once having been nominated for an Emmy for Caesar's Hour (1954)...

46. Suzuka Ohgo

Actress | Memoirs of a Geisha

Suzuka Ohgo was born on August 5, 1993 in Zama, Japan as Meriko Kitamura. She is an actress, known for Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Gokusen (2002) and Kamen Rider Zero-One: Real×Time (2020).

47. Holly Palance

Actress | The Omen

Holly Palance was born on August 5, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Holly Kathleen Palance. She is an actress, known for The Omen (1976), The Best of Times (1986) and The Thorn Birds (1983). She was previously married to Roger Spottiswoode.

48. Karl Theobald

Actor | Green Wing

Born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, Karl Theobald was a stand-up comedian before graduating from the Drama Centre in 2000, and subsequently joining theatrical touring companies such as Complicite . In both 2000 and 20001 he appeared at the Edinburgh Festival, in 2001 as a member of the prestigious Comedy ...

49. Ethan Erickson

Actor | Jawbreaker

Ethan Erickson was born on August 5, 1973 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Ethan Skip Erickson. He is an actor, known for Jawbreaker (1999), John Dies at the End (2012) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).

50. Ahsaas Channa

Actress | Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev

Ahsaas Channa was born circa 1999. Her father is a Punjabi film producer while her mother is a television actress. She started her career at a very young age. She did her debut with the movie Vaastu Shastra where she played the role of Rohan, Sushmita Sen's son. She also played a boy in My Friend ...


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