Birth Month Day of 01-18 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | The Postman
Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, the third child of Bill Costner, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for Southern California Edison, and Sharon Costner (née Tedrick), a welfare worker. His older brother, Dan, was born in 1950. A middle ...
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry.
When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself ...
3. Jason Segel
Actor | Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Multi-talented Jason Jordan Segel was born in Los Angeles, California, where he was raised by his parents, Jillian (Jordan), a homemaker, and Alvin Segel, a lawyer. His mother is of English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and his father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. He was educated at St. ...
4. Antje Traue
Actress | Man of Steel
Antje Traue was born in Mittweida, Saxony, East Germany. Her mother was a musician and dancer. Traue was raised speaking Russian. She discovered her love for acting at an early age. As a teenager, Traue attended the "International Munich Art Lab", where she was cast in the lead role in the theatre ...
5. Mark Rylance
Actor | Bridge of Spies
Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Sir Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of ...
6. Cary Grant
Actor | Charade
Once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant", Grant is said to have replied, "So would I."
Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach on January 18, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. His early years...
9. David Ayer
Writer | End of Watch
David Ayer is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. David Ayer was born in Champaign, Illinois and grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Bethesda, Maryland, where he was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. Ayer then lived with his cousin in Los Angeles, ...
10. Jesse L. Martin
Actor | Rent
Jesse Martin was born Jesse Lamont Watkins in Virginia's Blue Ridge mountain range. His mother, Virginia Price, was a college career counselor. His father, Jesse Reed Watkins, was a truck driver. His parents divorced when he was very young. His mother then moved his family to Buffalo, New York. He ...
13. Paul Freeman
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Probably one of Britain's most underrated actors, Paul Freeman has accumulated literally hundreds of screen credits over several decades, most notably as the main villain in the Steven Spielberg classic Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and he has worked extensively in the theatre, but he has managed...
14. Oliver Hardy
Actor | Sons of the Desert
Although his parents were never in show business, as a young boy Oliver Hardy was a gifted singer and, by age eight, was performing with minstrel shows. In 1910 he ran a movie theatre, which he preferred to studying law. In 1913 he became a comedy actor with the Lubin Company in Florida and began ...
16. Zane Holtz
Actor | Hunter Killer
Zane was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where he began modeling at 5 years of age. He shot one of his first commercials on his 10th birthday. He relocated to California, in 1999, with his mom, Laura Mary Clarke and his three younger brothers; Beau, Harrison and Mackenzie Holtz. Zane ...
17. Takeshi Kitano
Actor | Zatôichi
Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw ...
19. Karan Brar
Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Best known for his role as 'Ravi Ross' on Disney Channel's hit series "Jessie" and its spinoff, "Bunk'd," Karan Brar is taking Hollywood by storm and seeking to break cultural barriers in the entertainment industry. He stars in "Bunk'd" on Disney Channel and 2018 will be a major year for Karan as ...
20. Jane Horrocks
Actress | Little Voice
Jane Horrocks was born January 18, 1964 in Rawtenstall, Lancashire, England, UK, she is the youngest of three children born to Barbara and John Horrocks. She attended Balladen County Primary School before she enrolled at Oldham College, and later, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, among her classmates...
21. Eugene Lee Yang
Producer | Comfort Girls
Eugene Lee Yang was a Development Partner at BuzzFeed Motion Pictures until February 2018. His work as a producer, writer, director, and actor there has reached millions of viewers worldwide, making him one of today's most recognizable young Asian American faces online and in social media. Behind ...
22. Morgan York
Actress | Cheaper by the Dozen
Morgan was born on January 18, 1993 in Burbank, California. When she was 18 months old, she accidentally fell into a ThermoScan Ear Thermometer commercial. She stopped acting for a while after that but then nailed the part of Kim Baker in the box-office hit, Cheaper by the Dozen (2003).
In 2004 ...
23. Danny Kaye
Soundtrack | The Danny Kaye Show
Danny Kaye left school at the age of 13 to work in the so-called Borscht Belt of Jewish resorts in the Catskill Mountains. It was there he learned the basics of show biz. From there he went through a series of jobs in and out of the business. In 1939, he made his Broadway debut in "Straw Hat Revue,...
27. Alison Arngrim
Actress | Little House on the Prairie
New York Times Best Selling author of "Confessions of A Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated", Alison Arngrim is best known to viewers world-wide for her portrayal of the incredibly nasty "Nellie Oleson" on the much loved, long running hit television series "...
28. Ingvild Deila
Actress | Rogue One
Ingvild Deila is a Norwegian actress, singer, voice-over artist and philomath. In her late teens she studied acting for the stage for three years in Norway. She then studied other interests like fine art, philosophy and history while living in Bergen, Norway, Switzerland and France. In 2012 she ...
30. Jay Chou
Soundtrack | The Green Hornet
Jay Chou (born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor and director. Chou was born in Taipei, Taiwan, to schoolteacher parents, Yeh Hui-Mei, who taught fine arts, and Chou Yao-Chung, a biomedical researcher. In 2000, Chou released his first album, ...
31. John Boorman
Producer | Excalibur
John Boorman attended Catholic school (Salesian Order) although his family was not, in fact, Roman Catholic. His first job was for a dry-cleaner. Later, he worked as a critic for a women's journal and for a radio station until he entered the television business, working for the BBC in Bristol. ...
33. Yu-mi Jung
Actress | Busanhaeng
Yu-mi Jung is a South Korean actress. She is best known for Silenced (2011), and Train to Busan (2016).
Jung was born on January 18, 1983 in South Korea. Her filmography also includes the films Family Ties (2006), Chaw (2009), My Dear Desperado (2010), Oki's Movie (2010), and Our Sunhi (2013).
35. Jeff Yagher
Make Up Department | Æon Flux
Jeff Yagher was born on January 18, 1961 in Lawrence, Kansas, USA as Jeffrey Brian Yagher. He is known for his work on Æon Flux (2005), Cradle 2 the Grave (2003) and My Fellow Americans (1996). He has been married to Megan Gallagher since 2001. They have two children. He was previously ...
37. Dick Durock
Actor | Stand by Me
Big, brawny, and imposing actor and stuntman Dick Durock was born on January 18, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana. The fourth of five children; he grew up in South Bend, Indiana and New Jersey. After serving a stint in the Marine Corps and briefly working as a computer programmer, Durock went to ...
43. Prunella Ransome
Actress | ¿Quién puede matar a un niño?
Prunella Ransome was born on January 18, 1943 in Croydon, Surrey, England as Prunella Jane Ransome. She was an actress, known for Who Can Kill a Child? (1976), Far from the Madding Crowd (1967) and Man in the Wilderness (1971). She died in March 2002 in Suffolk, England.
44. Dong-won Gang
Actor | Ui-hyeong-je
Gang Dong-won was born January 18, 1981 in Busan, and grew up in Changwon of Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea. His father, Gang Cheol-woo, was an engineer who later became a vice president of SPP Heavy Industries. Gang's family suffered from economic hardship at times, and Gang had to work part-time ...
45. Lilian Bond
Actress | The Old Dark House
An attractive, wavy-haired brunette Londoner, Lilian Bond graduated from Brompton Oratory School and began her show business career in pantomimes and revues as a teenager. She travelled to America in 1926 to appear on Broadway in the 'Ziegfeld Follies' and for Earl Carroll's 'Vanities', as well as ...
46. Basil Hoffman
Actor | The Artist
Basil Hoffman is an American character actor, best known for his work, often in classic films, with distinguished film directors including Peter Bogdanovich, Mario Monicelli, Richard Benjamin, Carl Reiner (twice), Peter Medak (five times) and Alan J. Pakula (twice); Academy Award winners Ethan and ...
49. Peter Hobbs
Actor | The Andromeda Strain
Peter Hobbs was born on January 18, 1918 in Etretat, France. He was an actor, known for The Andromeda Strain (1971), The Man with Two Brains (1983) and Sleeper (1973). He was married to Carolyn Adams and Patience Cleveland. He died on January 2, 2011 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
50. Jim Davidson
Actor | Pacific Blue
Jim Davidson was born in Pennsylvania January 18, 1963 as the middle of three children. He graduated from Selinsgrove High School. Jim got his Bachelor of Science from Lehigh University. Later, he works as a public accountant for Price Waterhouse Cooper in New York before he was discovered by a ...