Birth Month Day of 01-03 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Mel Gibson
Actor | Braveheart
Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson was born January 3, 1956 in Peekskill, New York, USA, as the sixth of eleven children of Hutton Gibson, a railroad brakeman, and Anne Patricia (Reilly) Gibson (who died in December of 1990). His mother was Irish, from County Longford, while his American-born father is ...
Actress | The Wonder Years
Together with her younger sister, Crystal McKellar, she began acting at a young age in her mother's dance studio. In 1982 the family moved to Los Angeles and a few years later she appeared in her first commercial. A few guest appearances in The Twilight Zone (1985) was followed by her breakthrough ...
Actor | The Good Doctor
Nicholas Gonzalez was born on January 3, 1976 in San Antonio, Texas, USA as Nicholas Edward Gonzalez. He is an actor and producer, known for The Good Doctor (2017), The Flash (2014) and Pretty Little Liars (2010). He has been married to Kelsey Crane since April 16, 2016. They have one child.
Actress | The Walking Dead
Jeananne Goossen is a dual citizen of the US and Canada, raised in Toronto, New York and various cities in Japan.
Her mother, Tam Goossen, is from Hong Kong and became an activist and municipally elected official in education after immigrating to Toronto. Her father, Ted Goossen, from Manhattan, NY,...
Actor | A Goofy Movie
With a career spanning more than 25 years, Jason Marsden has been affectionately referred to as that guy from that show. The seasoned actor has worked in film and television with the best and the brightest, including Ridley Scott (White Squall (1996)), Robert Downey Jr. (Ally McBeal (1997)), James ...
Actor | Big
Born and raised in New York City, Robert Loggia studied journalism at the University of Missouri before moving back to New York to pursue acting. He trained at the Actors Studio while doing stage work. From the late 1950s he was a familiar face on TV, usually as authoritative figures. Loggia also ...
9. Asa Akira
Actress | Asa Akira Is Insatiable 2
Small (just under 5'2"), but buxom and shapely brunette Asa Akira was born Asa Takigami on January 3, 1985 in New York City. The only child of Japanese parents, Akira lived in Japan between the ages of six and thirteen. Asa attended Washington Irving High School in New York City from 2001 to 2002 ...
10. Zasu Pitts
Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Classic comedienne Zasu Pitts, of the timid, forlorn blue eyes and trademark woebegone vocal pattern and fidgety hands, was born to Rulandus and Nellie (Shay) Pitts, the third of four children on January 3, 1894. Her aged New York-native father, who lost a leg back in the Civil War era, had settled...
Actress | Dallas
Victoria Principal is the elder of two daughters born to Bertha Ree (Veal) and Victor R. Principal. Her paternal grandparents were Italian, while her mother's family was from Gordon, Georgia, and South Carolina. Her father, a United States Air Force sergeant, was often transferred to different duty...
13. Sergio Leone
Writer | Once Upon a Time in America
Sergio Leone was virtually born into the cinema - he was the son of Roberto Roberti (A.K.A. Vincenzo Leone), one of Italy's cinema pioneers, and actress Bice Valerian. Leone entered films in his late teens, working as an assistant director to both Italian directors and U.S. directors working in ...
14. Bill Travers
Actor | Ring of Bright Water
Bill Travers was born on January 3, 1922 in Sunderland, England as William Inglis Lindon Travers. He was an actor and producer, known for Ring of Bright Water (1969), Born Free (1966) and Gorgo (1961). He was married to Virginia McKenna and Patt Rains. He died on March 29, 1994 in Dorking, Surrey, ...
15. Dabney Coleman
Actor | WarGames
For decades, Dabney Coleman has often appeared as a smarmy, selfish, nervous person, often with money, who is mostly out for himself. He did such a good job in this type of part that he's made a career of it in film.
Dabney Wharton Coleman was born in Austin, Texas, to Mary Wharton (Johns) and ...
19. Ray Milland
Actor | The Lost Weekend
Ray Milland became one of Paramount's most bankable and durable stars, under contract from 1934 to 1948, yet little in his early life suggested a career as a motion picture actor.
Milland was born Alfred Reginald Jones in the Welsh town of Neath, Glamorgan, to Elizabeth Annie (Truscott) and Alfred ...
20. John Ales
Actor | The Nutty Professor
John Ales was born on January 3, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as John Gregory Ales. He is an actor and producer, known for The Nutty Professor (1996), Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000) and Spy Hard (1996). He is married to Wendy Gazelle. They have one child.
21. John Thaw
Actor | Inspector Morse
He was the working class boy from Manchester whose intensity and natural honesty made him British television's most bankable actor. He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. His first starring role on TV was as Sgt John Mann in Redcap (1964). His first great success, though, was as Detective...
23. John Russell
Actor | Rio Bravo
Handsome, rugged American leading man John Russell (whose credits are often confused with those of child actor Johnny Russell) attended the University of California, where he was a student athlete. Serving in the US Marine Corps in WW II, he earned a battlefield commission and decorations for valor...
24. Yorgos Karamihos
Actor | The Durrells
Yorgos Karamihos is an actor, director and acting teacher, born and raised in Greece. He graduated the Philosophy and History Department of Ionian University and The Greek National Theatre Academy. In 2012 he received a Fulbright Scholarship as an exceptional artist to attend the fulltime program ...
25. Barbara Stuart
Actress | Bachelor Party
Barbara Stuart was born on January 3, 1930 in Paris, Illinois, USA as Barbara Ann McNeese. She was an actress, known for Bachelor Party (1984), One Step Beyond (1959) and Airplane! (1980). She was married to Dick Gautier. She died on May 15, 2011 in St. George, Utah, USA.
27. Alisen Down
Actress | The Day the Earth Stood Still
Alisen Down was born and raised in British Columbia, Canada. After graduating high school, she attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, California and from there went to England to study with the British American Academy in Oxford.
Since then has had lead, recurring and guest ...
28. Dan Vadis
Actor | High Plains Drifter
Dan Vadis was born on January 3, 1938 in Shanghai, China as Constantine Daniel Vafiadis. He is known for his work on High Plains Drifter (1973), The Ten Gladiators (1963) and Hercules the Invincible (1964). He was married to Sharon Jessup. He died on June 11, 1987 in Lancaster, California, USA.
29. Anna May Wong
Actress | The Toll of the Sea
Anna May Wong, the first Chinese-American movie star, was born Wong Liu Tsong on January 3, 1905, in Los Angeles, California, to laundryman Wong Sam Sing and his wife, Lee Gon Toy. A third-generation American, she managed to have a substantial acting career during a deeply racist time when the ...
30. Jewel Shepard
Actress | The Return of the Living Dead
Jewel Shepard was born on January 3, 1958, in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York. Upon first arriving in California in the early 80s, she supported herself by working as a stripper at various Los Angeles clubs and subsequently got a job modeling for car shoots. Jewel began her acting career with minor ...
Actress | Die Hard
Rebecca Broussard was born on January 3, 1963 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress, known for Die Hard (1988), Mars Attacks! (1996) and The Two Jakes (1990). She has been married to Alex Kelly since 2001. She was previously married to Richard Perry.
32. J.R.R. Tolkien
English writer, scholar and philologist, Tolkien's father was a bank manager in South Africa. Shortly before his father died (1896) his mother took him and his younger brother to his father's native village of Sarehole, near Birmingham, England. The landscapes and Nordic mythology of the Midlands ...
33. Tom Bower
Actor | Out of the Furnace
Tom Bower grew up in Denver, Colorado, and thought he would have a career as an athlete, having played varsity baseball, basketball, golf, ran track, and just assumed a professional career would follow. Didn't quite work out that way, and so, his hobby of acting seemed to be the next course of ...
34. Mara Corday
Actress | Sudden Impact
The actress was born Marilyn Watts in Santa Monica, California, 17 years before she put her foot on the bottom step of the show biz ladder, dancing in the back row of the chorus in "Earl Carroll's Revue" at the famed showman's theater-restaurant in Hollywood. Modeling for photographers led to wider...
35. John Sturges
Director | The Great Escape
John Sturges was born on January 3, 1910 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as John Elliott Sturges. He was a director and producer, known for The Great Escape (1963), The Magnificent Seven (1960) and The Old Man and the Sea (1958). He was married to Katherine Helena Soules and Dorothy Lynn Brooks. He died...
37. Marion Davies
Actress | The Patsy
Marion Cecelia Douras was born in the borough of Brooklyn, New York on January 3, 1897. She had been bitten by the show biz bug early as she watched her sisters perform in local stage productions. She wanted to do the same. As Marion got older, she tried out for various school plays and did fairly ...
39. Jesse White
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Lovable, laid-back Jesse White made acting seem fun and easy. He was born Jesse Marc Weidenfeld in Buffalo, New York, and was raised in Akron, Ohio. He made his first amateur appearance on the local stage at age 15. Before breaking into professional theater in the 1940s, he held many different jobs...
40. John Loder
Actor | King Solomon's Mines
A tall, debonair, immaculately-groomed British leading man best known for his pipe-smoking chaps, actor John Loder (ne John Muir Lowe), the son of a British general, first served in Gallipoli in WWI and was a German prisoner of war at one point. Upon his release he actually stayed there in order to...
41. Jenni Pulos
Actress | Hairshirt
Jenni Pulos, an Emmy-nominated producer, is best known for her role on Bravo's hit show, Flipping Out (2007), where she serves as an Executive Assistant to Jeff Lewis and for her role on its spin off, Interior Therapy with Jeff Lewis (2012). Jenni has worked for Jeff for more than thirteen years ...
45. Alexandra Dinu
Actress | Bullet Head
Alexandra Dinu was born on January 3 in Bucharest, Romania. She is an actress, known for De Serpentis Munere (2017), Second-Hand (2005), Garcea si oltenii (2001) and Examen (2003).
Her first appearance on television was as a host in 1999 as part of a program for Romanian TVR 2 and, shortly after for...
46. William Boyett
Actor | When a Stranger Calls
William Boyett was born on January 3, 1927 in Akron, Ohio, USA as Harry William Boyett. He is known for his work on When a Stranger Calls (1979), Newsies (1992) and Turner & Hooch (1989). He was married to Joan Reynolds. He died on December 29, 2004 in Mission Hills, California, USA.
48. Pola Negri
Actress | Die Bergkatze
Pola Negri was born in Lipno, Poland, and moved to Warsaw as a child. Living in poverty with her mother, a teenage Pola auditioned and was accepted to the Imperial Ballet. Due to an illness that ended her dancing career, she soon switched to the Warsaw Imperial Academy of Dramatic Arts and became ...
50. Glen A. Larson
Writer | McCloud
Born on January 3, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, Glen A. Larson was the man behind some of the world's best-known prime-time television series. His highly successful productions (successful both financially and popularly, less often critically) include Knight Rider (1982), The Fall Guy (1981), ...