Birth Month Day of 12-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Sarah Paulson

Actress | 12 Years a Slave

Sarah Paulson was born on December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida, to Catharine Gordon (Dolcater) and Douglas Lyle Paulson II. She spent most of her early years in New York and Maine, before settling in Manhattan to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the High School for Performing Arts. ...

2. Katheryn Winnick

Actress | Vikings

Canadian actress Katheryn Winnick stars in the critically acclaimed, Emmy award-winning television series Vikings (2013). produced by MGM and The History Channel. Entertainment Weekly declared that her role as "Lagertha" may be the most exciting feminist character on TV." Her portrayal of the ...

3. Milla Jovovich

Actress | The Fifth Element

Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element (1997), Ultraviolet (2006), and the Resident Evil (2002) franchise.

Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich ...

4. Claire Forlani

Actress | Meet Joe Black

Claire Forlani was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in London. Educated at Arts Educational School, she moved to the United States with her parents Pier Luigi and Barbara Forlani when she was 19 and began starring in films.

Claire has had leading roles in such films as Meet Joe Black (1998), ...

5. Bill Pullman

Actor | Independence Day

William James Pullman was born in Hornell, New York, one of seven children of Johanna (Blaas), a nurse, and James Pullman, a doctor. He is of Dutch (mother) and English, Northern Irish, and Scottish (father) descent. After high school, Bill went into a building construction program at SUNY Delhi in...

6. Giovanni Ribisi

Actor | Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

Antonino Giovanni Ribisi is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents both have careers in the entertainment industry. His mother, Gay Ribisi (née Landrum), is a talent manager for actors and writers, and his father, Albert Anthony Ribisi, is a musician. He has a twin ...

7. Kiersey Clemons

Actress | Flashpoint

An undeniable talent on the rise, actress and musician Kiersey Clemons has quickly become known for the diverse and captivating characters she has brought to life on screen.

It was recently announced that Clemons will be starring as Iris West in the upcoming Warner Bros film THE FLASH, where she ...

8. Eugene Levy

Actor | A Mighty Wind

Eugene Levy is an award-winning actor, writer, and producer. He has appeared in more than 60 motion pictures to date, eight of which having topped the $100M mark. The box office success of films such as Bringing Down The House, Cheaper By the Dozen 2, and Father Of The Bride Part II have ...

9. Ernie Hudson

Actor | Ghost Busters

As a child growing up in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Ernie Hudson wrote short stories, poems and songs, always thinking that his words might one day come to life on stage. After a short stint in the Marine Corps, he moved to Detroit where he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest ...

10. Peter Farrelly

Producer | Green Book

Peter Farrelly was born on December 17, 1956 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA as Peter John Farrelly. He is a producer and writer, known for Green Book (2018), There's Something About Mary (1998) and Dumb and Dumber (1994). He has been married to Melinda Farrelly since December 31, 1996. They ...

11. Laurie Holden

Actress | Dragged Across Concrete

Laurie Holden is best known to audiences as Andrea in the hit AMC drama series The Walking Dead. However, Laurie's big acting break came much earlier in her career, starring with Vanessa Redgrave in the critically acclaimed TNT mini-series Young Catherine. Since that auspicious beginning, she has ...

12. Nat Wolff

Actor | Paper Towns

Nat Wolff is an American actor and singer-songwriter. He was born in Los Angeles, to jazz pianist Michael Wolff and actress/writer Polly Draper. He is the older brother of actor/musician Alex Wolff, and grew up in New York City.

Nat is known for his work starring in the television series The Naked ...

13. Rian Johnson

Director | Looper

Rian Johnson was born in Maryland and at a young age, he moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film Brick (2005) was released in 2005 and was ...

14. Shannon Woodward

Actress | Westworld

Shannon Woodward was born on December 17, 1984 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Shannon Marie Woodward. She is an actress, known for Westworld (2016), Raising Hope (2010) and The Riches (2007).

15. Marissa Ribisi

Actress | Dazed and Confused

Marissa Ribisi was born on December 17, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Santina Marissa Ribisi. She is an actress and writer, known for Dazed and Confused (1993), Pleasantville (1998) and True Crime (1999). She has been married to Beck since April 3, 2004. They have two children.

16. Bernard Hill

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Bernard Hill was born on December 17, 1944 in Manchester, England. He is known for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and Titanic (1997). He is married to Marianne. They have one child.

17. Wes Studi

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

From small-town Oklahoma native to internationally acclaimed actor and musician, Wes Studi credits his passion and multi-faceted background for his powerful character portrayals that forever changed a Hollywood stereotype. Within a few years of his arrival in Hollywood, Studi caught the attention ...

18. Juliet Aubrey

Actress | The Infiltrator

Juliet Aubrey is a BAFTA-award-winning actress of English and Welsh origin. She has starred in numerous critically acclaimed productions for film (The Infiltrator (2016), playing the female lead opposite Bryan Cranston), theatre ("Ivanov" at The National Theatre, London), and television (Middlemarch...

19. Emma Bell

Actress | The Walking Dead

Emma Jean Bell (born December 17, 1986) was born in Woodstown, New Jersey, grew up in Flemington and the Stanton section of Readington Township and attended Hunterdon Central Regional High School. She moved to New York City at the age of 16. She attended Talent Unlimited High School Performing Arts...

20. Aqueela Zoll

Actress | Fighting with My Family

Aqueela Zoll can be seen in two upcoming feature films: Fighting with My Family (2019), from Seven Bucks Productions, and The F* It List, from Awesomeness Films. Zoll also starred in and produced the dramatic short, Kinesthesia (2017), which received multiple Best Actress nominations. Zoll grew up ...

21. Gregg Araki

Director | Mysterious Skin

Gregg Araki was born on December 17, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Mysterious Skin (2004), Kaboom (2010) and White Bird in a Blizzard (2014).

22. Sean Patrick Thomas

Actor | Save the Last Dance

Sean Patrick Thomas was born on December 17, 1970 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Save the Last Dance (2001), Barbershop (2002) and Cruel Intentions (1999). He has been married to Aonika Laurent since April 22, 2006. They have two children.

23. John Abraham

Actor | Dhoom

Born and brought up in Mumbai, India, John Abraham is one of the most successful male models in India. John grew up in a middle class family. His father Abraham John is a Syrian Christian (Nasrani or Saint Thomas Christian) from Aluva, Kerala, India and his mother Firoza Irani is a Zoroastrian ...

24. Jaimee Foxworth

Actress | Family Matters

Jaimee Foxworth was born on December 17, 1979 in Belleville, Illinois, USA as Jaimee Monae Foxworth. She is an actress, known for Family Matters (1989), No Homo and We're All We've Got.

25. Patrice Wymore

Actress | Ocean's Eleven

When Kansas-born Patrice Wymore was only six years of age, she began touring with her family in tent shows and in vaudeville, her mother being a pianist and singer on the circuit. In contrast, her father was a trucking line exec. Trained in voice, the lovely, fair-haired teenager gambled on a try ...

26. Armin Mueller-Stahl

Actor | Eastern Promises

Armin Mueller-Stahl was born on December 17, 1930 in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Eastern Promises (2007), Shine (1996) and The International (2009). He has been married to Gabriele Scholz since 1973. They have one child. He was previously married to Monika ...

27. Barry Livingston

Actor | War Dogs

Barry Livingston was born on December 17, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Barry Gordon Livingston. He is an actor, known for War Dogs (2016), Argo (2012) and Jersey Boys (2014). He has been married to Karen Huntsman since February 26, 1983. They have two children.

28. Richard Long

Actor | The Stranger

Entering films straight out of high school, Richard Long's good looks served him well and got him a contract at Universal Pictures. Making his debut as Claudette Colbert's son in Tomorrow Is Forever (1946), Long played juvenile leads in many Universal productions (he was one of the sons in the "Ma ...

29. Leah Lail

Actress | Little Nicky

Leah Lail became interested in acting when her father took her to see "A Chorus Line" on Broadway. Raised on a horse farm just outside Lexington, Kentucky, the younger of two sisters, Lail grew up as an animal lover and an avid reader. Her father is in road construction, while her mother raised ...

30. Richard Young

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Richard Young (born December 17, 1955) is an American actor, independent filmmaker, screenwriter, photographer and artist. Active from the early 1970s, he gained prominence starring in the opening sequence of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). Other feature films appearances include: The ...

31. George Lindsey

Actor | The AristoCats

George Lindsey quickly became an icon on television in the 1960's playing the part of 'Goober Pyle" on the "Andy Griffith Show". He replaced Jim Nabors who portrayed "Gomer Pyle" who ran the "fillin station" on "The Andy Griffith Show". As Jim Nabors was tapped for his own show "Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C....

32. Jayne Eastwood

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Jayne Eastwood was born on December 17, 1946 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Dawn of the Dead (2004) and Videodrome (1983). She was previously married to David Flaherty.

33. Ashley Edner

Actress | Star Trek Beyond

Ashley Edner was born on December 17, 1989 in Downey, California, USA as Ashley Louise Edner. She is known for her work on Star Trek Beyond (2016), Britney Spears Live from Las Vegas (2001) and Listen Up (2004).

34. Kate Hewlett

Actress | The Girlfriend Experience

Kate Hewlett is a writer, actor and songwriter who splits her time between Toronto and Los Angeles. In addition to her role as Co-Executive Producer and writer on the hit drama series Backstage (Disney/Family Channel), Kate's TV writing credits include: The L.A. Complex, Seed, InSecurity and the ...

35. Christopher Cazenove

Actor | A Knight's Tale

Christopher Cazenove was born on December 17, 1943 in Winchester, Hampshire, England as Christopher de Lerisson Cazenove. He was an actor, known for A Knight's Tale (2001), Dynasty (1981) and Royal Flash (1975). He was married to Angharad Rees. He died on April 7, 2010 in Lambeth, London, England.

36. Joan Woodbury

Actress | Forty Naughty Girls

Tall, provocative actress Joan Woodbury (aka Nana Martinez) was born Joanne Elma Woodbury in Los Angeles on December 17, 1915. Of Danish, English and Indian heritage, she was educated for seven years in a convent. Trained in dance, she was already performing in her mid-teens by the time she ...

37. Eric Brown

Actor | Mama's Family

Eric Brown was born on December 17, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA as Eric Peter Brown. He is known for his work on Mama's Family (1983), Waxwork (1988) and Remington Steele (1982). He has been married to Shelley Janine Paver since 1990. They have one child.

38. Joel Brooks

Actor | Indecent Proposal

Joel Brooks was born on December 17, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Indecent Proposal (1993), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Phil of the Future (2004).

39. Vanessa Zima

Actress | Ulee's Gold

Vanessa Zima was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, to parents Dennis and Marie, and is the sister of actresses Madeline Zima and Yvonne Zima. "Zima", a Polish surname, is her mother's maiden name; Vanessa's maternal grandfather was of Polish descent, while her other ancestry is Italian, German, and...

40. Dave Madden

Actor | The Partridge Family

Dave Madden was born on December 17, 1931 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada as David Joseph Madden. He was an actor, known for The Partridge Family (1970), Charlotte's Web (1973) and Alice (1976). He was married to Sandra Martin and Alvena Louise (Nena) Arnold. He died on January 16, 2014 in Jacksonville,...

41. Tyler Young

Actor | Eyewitness

Tyler Matthew Young was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and now resides in Los Angeles, California. He starred as Philip Shea in the acclaimed USA Network limited series Eyewitness (2016), directed by Catherine Hardwicke and co-starring Julianne Nicholson. He will star in the ...

42. Chuck Liddell

Actor | Kick-Ass 2

Chuck Liddell was born on December 17, 1969 in Santa Barbara, California, USA as Charles David Liddell. He is known for his work on Kick-Ass 2 (2013), War Pigs (2015) and How High (2001).

43. Stephen Lewis

Actor | Last of the Summer Wine

Stephen Lewis, will be chiefly remembered for the comedy catchphrase: "I 'ate you Butler!" He delivered it week after week in the hit sitcom On The Buses, a saucy slice of life that ran on ITV from 1969 to 1973. Lewis was Cyril "Blakey" Blake, a bus inspector with a Hitler moustache and delusions ...

44. Hannah Kurczeski

Actress | Broken Chains

Hannah Rose Kurczeski, born in 2003, is a Pennsylvania native. An honors student in school, she is active in her school's music and drama programs. Hannah has always loved performing since a very young age. She first took the stage at age 4, performing ballet, tap, and jazz numbers with her dance ...

45. Lynette Nusbacher

Self | Time Commanders

Lynette Nusbacher was born on December 17, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA as Aryeh Judah Schoen Nusbacher. She has been married to Melanie Bright since June 7, 1998. They have two children.

46. Steve Zissis

Actor | Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Steve Zissis was born and raised in the culturally rich city of New Orleans, Louisiana, to a family of Greek descent. He attended Jesuit High School, where he first began to act in musicals at the age of sixteen, and went on to New York University, where he studied acting and performed in plays. At...

47. Matthew Harrison

Actor | Watchmen

Actor, audition coach, on-set acting coach, and teacher, as well as a guest teacher and lecturer around the world, Matthew has a wide roster of clients.

Working at acting schools and studios since 1996, Matthew has developed a distinct and comprehensive technique and a professional philosophy that ...

48. Douglas Tait

Actor | Hellboy

Douglas Tait was born on December 17, 1978 in Tarzana, California, USA as Douglas J. Tait. He is known for his work on Hellboy (2019), Unfriended: Dark Web (2018) and Grimm (2011). He has been married to Isabel Cueva since March 8, 2003.

49. Duff Goldman

Actor | Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Duff Goldman was born on December 17, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Jeffrey Adam Goldman. He is a producer and actor, known for Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008), Below the Beltway (2010) and Ace of Cakes (2006).

50. Ian Fried

Actor | Rocky III

Ian Fried was born on December 17, 1974 in Akron, Ohio, USA. He is an actor, known for Rocky III (1982), The Secret of NIMH (1982) and St. Elsewhere (1982).


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