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