Birth Month Day of 08-09 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Gillian Anderson

Actress | The X Files

Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Rosemary Alyce (Lane), a computer analyst, and Homer Edward Anderson III, who owned a film post-production company. She has English, German, and Irish ancestry.

Gillian started her career as a member of an amateur actor group while at high school. ...

2. Anna Kendrick

Actress | Up in the Air

Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent.

For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was...

3. Sam Elliott

Actor | A Star Is Born

Tall, thin, wiry Sam Elliott is the classic picture of the American cowboy. Elliott began his acting career on the stage and his film debut was in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Although his future wife, Katharine Ross co-starred in the film, the two did not meet until they filmed The ...

4. Ashley Johnson

Actress | The Avengers

Ashley was born in Camarillo, California on August 9, 1983, to Cliff and Nancy Johnson. When she was 9 days old, her family packed up and moved to Michigan where her father was transferred (Ship captain of an exploration ship). They finally ended up moving to "The Town That Time Forgot" called ...

5. Bill Skarsgård

Actor | It

Bill Skarsgård was born on August 9, 1990 in Vällingby, Sweden as Bill Istvan Günther Skarsgård. He is an actor and producer, known for It (2017), Allegiant (2016) and Deadpool 2 (2018).

6. Rhona Mitra

Actress | Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Mitra was born in Paddington, London, England, the daughter of Nora Downey and Anthony Mitra, a cosmetic surgeon. She has an older and a younger brother. Her father is of Bengali Indian and English descent, and her mother is Irish. In 1984, when Mitra was eight, her parents divorced, and she was ...

7. Eric Bana

Actor | Munich

Eric Bana was born Eric Banadinovic on August 9, 1968, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He is the younger of two brothers. His father, named Ivan Banadinovic, came from Zagreb, Croatia, and worked as a manager for Caterpillar Inc. His mother, named Eleanor Banadinovic, came from a German family ...

8. Adelaide Kane

Actress | The Purge

Born in Western Australia in 1990, Adelaide Kane had been acting since she was 6 and got her first major role, in 2006, when she won the role of "Lolly Allen" on Neighbours (1985). She entered a Dolly Magazine Competition and won the role in late 2006. When she got the role, she and her family had ...

9. Kate Siegel

Actress | Hush

Kate Siegel (born August 9, 1982) is an American actress and screenwriter. She is known for her collaborations with her husband Mike Flanagan, appearing in the acclaimed horror films Oculus (2013), Hush (2016), which she also co-wrote, Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016), and Gerald's Game (2017). Siegel ...

10. Melanie Griffith

Actress | Working Girl

Melanie Griffith was born on August 9, 1957 in New York City, to then model/future actress Tippi Hedren and former child actor turned advertising executive Peter Griffith. Her parents' marriage ended when she was four years old and Tippi brought Melanie to Los Angeles to get a new start. Tippi ...

11. Kevin McKidd

Actor | Dog Soldiers

Kevin McKidd was born and raised in Elgin, Scotland, the son of Kathleen, a secretary, and Neil McKidd, a plumber. He was a member of the Moray Youth Theatre, before going on to study Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. While at the university, Kevin became involved with Bedlam Theatre, the...

12. Liz Vassey

Actress | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Liz Vassey was born on August 9, 1972 in Raleigh, North Carolina and was raised in Tampa, Florida. She began acting at the age of nine (portraying Oliver in the musical of the same name) and continued to work extensively on the stage, performing in over fifty plays at regional and professional ...

13. Thomas Lennon

Actor | Reno 911!

Thomas Lennon is a writer and actor from Oak Park, Illinois. He attended the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where he was a member of the influential sketch comedy group The State. The State's hit television series ran on MTV for three seasons and received an Ace Award nomination ...

14. Robert Shaw

Actor | Jaws

Robert Archibald Shaw was born on August 9, 1927, in Westhoughton, Lancashire, England, the eldest son of Doreen Nora (Avery), a nurse, and Thomas Archibald Shaw, a doctor. His paternal grandfather was Scottish, from Argyll. Shaw's mother, who was born in Piggs Peak, Swaziland, met his father while...

15. Audrey Tautou

Actress | Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain

Audrey Justine Tautou was born on August 9, 1976 in Beaumont, France, to Evelyne Marie Laure (Nuret), a teacher, and Bernard Tautou, a dental surgeon. Audrey showed an interest for comedy at an early age and started her acting lessons at 'Cours Florent'. In 1998 she won the best young actress award...

16. Jessica Capshaw

Actress | Valentine

Jessica Capshaw was born in Columbia, Missouri, the daughter of actress Kate Capshaw (née Kathleen Sue Nail) and salesman Robert Capshaw. Her parents were both students at the University of Missouri. The family moved to New York to pursue Kate's modeling career. Her parents divorced when she was ...

17. Justice Smith

Actor | Paper Towns

Justice Smith was born on August 9, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Justice Elio Smith. He is an actor, known for Paper Towns (2015), The Get Down (2016) and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018).

18. Whitney Houston

Soundtrack | The Bodyguard

Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin.

She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist ...

19. Jes Macallan

Actress | Legends of Tomorrow

Jes Macallan's interest in the arts began early. A classically trained dancer, she studied from the age of three for 20 years and still practices today. She later modeled in Miami, New York, and Milan while earning a bachelors degree in International Marketing from the University of Florida with a ...

20. Nikki Ziering

Actress | American Wedding

Nikki Ziering was born on August 9, 1971 in Norwalk, California, USA as Natalie Schieler. She is an actress and producer, known for American Wedding (2003), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) and Gold Diggers (2003). She was previously married to Ian Ziering.

21. Amanda Bearse

Actress | Fright Night

Amanda Bearse was born on August 9, 1958 in Winter Park, Florida, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Fright Night (1985), Married with Children (1986) and Nikki (2000). She has been married to Carrie Schenken since 2010. They have two children.

22. Emily Tennant

Actress | Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Emily Tennant was born on August 9, 1990 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016), Motive (2013) and Mr. Young (2011).

23. McG

Director | Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

McG was born on August 9, 1968 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA as Joseph McGinty Nichol. He is known for his work on Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Terminator Salvation (2009) and We Are Marshall (2006).

24. Daniela Denby-Ashe

Actress | North & South

Daniela Denby-Ashe was born on August 9, 1978 in London, England as Daniela Jolanta Denby-Ashe. She is an actress, known for North & South (2004), My Family (2000) and Waterloo Road (2006).

25. Stephen Schneider

Actor | Bumblebee

Stephen Schneider was born on August 9, 1980 in Sharon, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Bumblebee (2018), Broad City (2014) and You're the Worst (2014). He has been married to Jenn Proske since May 26, 2013. They have one child.

26. Amy Stiller

Actress | Reality Bites

Amy Stiller was born on August 9, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Reality Bites (1994), The Cable Guy (1996) and Little Fockers (2010).

27. Kenya Barris

Writer | Black-ish

Kenya Barris was born on August 9, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Black-ish (2014), Girls Trip (2017) and Grown-ish (2018). He has been married to Dr. Rainbow Edwards-Barris since December 3, 1999. They have three children.

28. Burkely Duffield

Actor | Beyond

Burkely Duffield is a Canadian Actor who starred in ABC Freeform's "Beyond" as Holden Matthews. He has appeared in many popular guest star TV spots, as well as his big screen debut in "Warcraft: The Beginning". Check out his constantly updating resume on IMDB to keep up with his acting journey and ...

29. Burton Gilliam

Actor | Blazing Saddles

Burton Gilliam was born on August 9, 1938 in Dallas, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Blazing Saddles (1974), Back to the Future Part III (1990) and Paper Moon (1973). He is married to Susan. They have two children. He was previously married to Sheila K. Brown and Carolyn M. Reed.

30. Charles Farrell

Actor | 7th Heaven

Popular Hollywood leading man of late silents and early talkies. He is best remembered for his teaming with Janet Gaynor in 12 screen romances between 1927 and 1934. He retired from films in the early 1940s, but TV audiences of the 1950s would see him as Gale Storm's widower dad in the popular ...

31. Anjali Jay

Actress | Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Anjali Jay is an English actress of Indian descent, mostly known for her roles in Robin Hood and Blind Dating, starring opposite Chris Pine. She currently lives in Vancouver, BC.

Anjali come from a strong theatre and dance background. She played Juliet in a national UK tour of Shakespeare's Romeo & ...

32. Justine Wachsberger

Actress | Divergent

Justine was born in Los Angeles and raised in Paris, France. She attended high school in Paris, however she came back to Los Angeles her senior year and attended The Lycee Francais of Los Angeles, where she graduated. Justine went on to further her education, attending the prestigious University of...

33. Robert Aldrich

Director | What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Robert Aldrich entered the film industry in 1941 when he got a job as a production clerk at RKO Pictures. He soon worked his way up to script clerk, then became an assistant director, a production manager and an associate producer. He began writing and directing for TV series in the early 1950s, ...

34. Texas Battle

Actor | Coach Carter

As the song states, "The Stars at Night are big and bright ... Deep in the Heart of Texas!" That's what Texas Battle has, heart. A heart and desire for acting. This young man is taking Hollywood by storm the past couple years! He will now be one of Daytime's hottest hunks as he just started a three...

35. Adam Nimoy

Director | The Invisible Man

Adam Nimoy was born on August 9, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Adam Brett Nimoy. He is a director, known for The Invisible Man (2000), Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Nash Bridges (1996). He has been married to Terry Farrell since March 26, 2018. He was previously married to ...

36. Linda Meiklejohn

Actress | M*A*S*H

Linda Meiklejohn was born on August 9, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Linda Lee Meiklejohn. She was an actress, known for M*A*S*H (1972), Mod Squad (1968) and Love, American Style (1969). She died on July 3, 2017.

37. Ana Serradilla

Actress | Hidden Moon

Ana Serradilla was born on August 9, 1978 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Ana Isabel Serradilla Garcia. She is an actress and producer, known for Hidden Moon (2012), Las Juanas (2004) and Línea nocturna (2006).

38. Ryan Bollman

Actor | Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice

Ryan Bollman was born on August 9, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Ryan Matthew Bollman. He is an actor, known for Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992), Only the Strong (1993) and Life Goes On (1989).

39. Ewa Fröling

Actress | Män som hatar kvinnor

Ewa Fröling was born on August 9, 1952 in Sweden. She is an actress, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009), Fanny and Alexander (1982) and Sally and Freedom (1981).

40. Mahesh Babu

Actor | 1 - Nenokkadine

Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to prominent Telugu Cinema Actor Krishna Ghattamaneni and Smt. Indira Devi on August 9, 1975. He is the younger brother of actor turned producer Ramesh Babu Ghattamaneni. He also has two elder sisters, Padmavathi and actress-producer Manjula...

41. Tom Tyler

Actor | Stagecoach

Popular American star of silent and early sound Westerns and serials. Raised in Michigan, he went through a number of strenuous jobs (sailor, boxer lumberjack, coal miner, etc.) before landing in Los Angeles and getting work as a movie extra and stuntman. His good looks and athletic physique (he ...

42. Toni Servillo

Actor | La grande bellezza

Actor and director Toni Servillo was born in Afragola in 1959. In 1977 Servillo founded the Teatro Studio in Caserta for whom he directed 'Propaganda' (1979), 'Norma' (1982), 'Billy il bugiardo' (1983) and 'Guernica' (1985), amongst others. In 1986 he collaborated with the Falso Movimento group, ...

43. Daniel Henshall

Actor | Snowtown

Daniel Henshall was born on August 9, 1982 in Sydney, Australia. He is an actor and writer, known for The Snowtown Murders (2011), Okja (2017) and Ghost in the Shell (2017).

44. Charlie David

Producer | Shadowlands

Charlie David has been a host for E! Television, NBC, OutTV, here! TV, Pink TV, EGO, and Life Network on such shows as F.Y.E! (2000), Spy TV (2001), Bump! (2004) (2005-2011) and Crash Test Mommy (2004) (2004-2005). He has been the subject of a documentary on the Learning Channel and has appeared as...

45. Hansika Motwani

Actress | Mappillai

Hansika was born on August 9, 1991 in the Sindhi speaking Motwani family in Bombay, India. Her dad, Pradeep, is a businessman, while her mom, Mona, is a Dermatologist. She has an elder brother, Prashant. She is a student in Podar Internation School. Her parents divorced during 2004, while she ...

46. Kestie Morassi

Actress | Wolf Creek

Kestie Morassi was born on August 9, 1978 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. She is an actress, known for Wolf Creek (2005), Satisfaction (2007) and Underbelly (2008).

47. Leo Genn

Actor | Quo Vadis

Leo Genn was the son of a successful jewelry merchant Woolfe (William) Genn and his wife Rachel Asserson. He attended the City of London School as a youth and went on to study law at Cambridge. He received his law degree as a qualified barrister (which in English law tradition is a lawyer who is a ...

48. Nicola Stapleton

Actress | Snow White

Nicola Stapleton was born on August 9, 1974 in Elephant and Castle, London, England as Nicola Kathleen Stapleton. She is an actress, known for Snow White (1987), Bad Girls (1999) and Hansel and Gretel (1987).

49. Dick Anthony Williams

Actor | Edward Scissorhands

Dick Anthony Williams was born on August 9, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Richard Anthony Williams. He was an actor, known for Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Jerk (1979) and Dog Day Afternoon (1975). He was married to Gloria Edwards. He died on February 16, 2012 in Van Nuys, California, USA.

50. Peter Madden

Actor | From Russia with Love

Peter Madden was born on August 9, 1904 in Ipoh, Malaysia. He was an actor, known for From Russia with Love (1963), The Message (1976) and The Avengers (1961). He was married to Mary Jordan. He died on February 24, 1976 in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England.


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