Birth Month Day of 05-21 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Fairuza Balk

Actress | The Craft

"Fairuza!" ("Turquoise" in Farsi), her father exclaimed as he saw her blue blue eyes: Fairuza Alejandra Balk had just been born on May 21, 1974 in Point Reyes, California. Her father, Solomon Feldthouse, was a traveling musician originally from Idaho, and her mother, Cathryn Balk, was a belly ...

2. Brett Tucker

Actor | McLeod's Daughters

Brett Tucker was born on May 21, 1972 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Brett Alan Tucker. He is an actor, known for McLeod's Daughters (2001), The Great Raid (2005) and Thor: The Dark World (2013).

3. Judge Reinhold

Actor | Beverly Hills Cop

Judge Reinhold has been in over seventy-five motion picture and television roles and enjoys a 25-year relationship with an international audience of all ages. His films include Stripes, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Ruthless People, and Disney's Christmas franchise, The Santa Clause 1, 2 & 3. ...

4. Lisa Edelstein

Actress | House M.D.

From her role as Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the hit Fox series "House" to her starring role as Abby McCarthy in Bravo's first scripted series "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce," Lisa Edelstein's range of roles are as diverse as her talent. Set for a Summer 2018 Season 5 premiere, "Girlfriends' Guide" is a ...

5. Jonathan Hyde

Actor | Titanic

Jonathan Hyde was born on May 21, 1948 in Brisbane, Australia. He is an actor, known for Titanic (1997), Anaconda (1997) and Jumanji (1995). He is married to Isobel Buchanan. They have two children.

6. Noel Fielding

Actor | The Mighty Boosh

Noel Fielding was born to Dianne Fielding and Ray Fielding, on May 21 1973. He has once revealed on The Russell Brand Show, on Radio 2, that he has a French grandmother. Fielding once stated that he was never baptised, he hasn't got a middle name and he does not follow any religion. He was once ...

7. Raymond Burr

Actor | Rear Window

Born Raymond William Stacy Burr on 21 May 1917 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Burr spent most of his early life traveling. As a youngster, his father moved his family to China, where the elder Burr worked as a trade agent. When the family returned to Canada, Raymond's parents separated. He ...

8. Mr. T

Actor | Rocky III

Mr. T was born Laurence Tureaud on 21 May 1952, in the rough south side ghetto of Chicago. He is the second to youngest of twelve children (he has four sisters and seven brothers) and grew up in the housing projects. His father, Nathaniel Tureaud, left when Laurence was 5, and his mother raised the...

9. Nick Cassavetes

Actor | Face/Off

Nick Cassavetes was born in New York City, the son of actress Gena Rowlands and Greek-American actor and film director John Cassavetes. As a child, he appeared in two of his father's films: Husbands (1970) and A Woman Under the Influence (1974). After spending so much of his youth surrounded by the...

10. Sarah Ramos

Actress | American Dreams

Sarah Ramos was born on May 21, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Sarah Emily Ramos. She is an actress and writer, known for American Dreams (2002), Parenthood (2010) and How to Be Single (2016).

11. Bill Williams

Actor | Son of Paleface

A solid film and TV player bearing a strong, honest persona for most his career, this innocent-eyed, boyishly handsome blond "B" actor of the 40s and 50s was born in Brooklyn on May 21, 1915, and educated there at the Pratt Institute. A natural athlete, Bill Williams was a professional swimmer who ...

12. Robert Montgomery

Actor | Night Must Fall

As a child, Robert Montgomery enjoyed a privileged life, as his father was the president of the New York Rubber Co. When he died, the fortune was gone and Robert worked at a number of jobs. He later went to New York to be a writer, and on the advice of a friend tried acting. He worked with George ...

13. Richard Hatch

Actor | Battlestar Galactica: The Second Coming

Born in Santa Monica, California, USA, Richard Hatch was studying classical piano at the age of eight, and knew he wanted to carve out a career as a performer before he reached his teens. After attending Harbor College in San Pedro, he joined a Los Angeles repertory company with which he traveled ...

14. Mohanlal

Actor | Dasharatham

Mohanlal was born to Viswanathan Nair (father) and Santhakumari (mother) in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, in the southern part of India on 21st May 1960. Starting his career with a classic villain role, he has now become an outstanding actor of Malayalam Cinema in Kerala. Without no doubt, ...

15. Olivia Olson

Actress | Adventure Time with Finn & Jake

Olivia Olson was born on May 21, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Olivia Rose Olson. She is an actress, known for Adventure Time (2010), Love Actually (2003) and Phineas and Ferb (2007).

16. Kevin Quinn

Actor | Bunk'd

Born on May 21, 1997 in Chicago, Illinois as Kevin Gerard Quinn to parents Brian Quinn, an advertising executive, and Tamara Quinn, founder of Pulling Down the Moon, Inc., a holistic healthcare center based in Chicago. After spending most of his childhood playing house league baseball, Kevin ...

17. Olga Sosnovska

Actress | Spooks

Olga Sosnovska was born on May 21, 1972 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland as Olga Sosnowska. She is an actress, known for MI-5 (2002), Ocean's Thirteen (2007) and Human Target (2010). She has been married to Sendhil Ramamurthy since July 19, 1999. They have two children.

18. Richard Libertini

Actor | Popeye

Richard Libertini was born in E. Cambridge, Massachusetts, to parents who had come to America from southern Italy. Having grown up in a household where both Italian and English were spoken, he developed an ear for foreign accents. A facility he would later use to advantage on stage and in films.

He ...

19. Ashlie Brillault

Actress | The Lizzie McGuire Movie

Ashlie was born in San Francisco and raised in Long Beach, and inherited the laid-back and down-to-earth Southern California attitude. At an extremely young age, her mother noticed the passion and excitement Ashlie had for performing and got her feet wet by introducing her to the world of modeling....

20. Paolo Montalban

Actor | The Great Raid

Born in the Philippines, Paolo is one of two children. The Montalban family moved to America when Paolo was just one year old. He lived in an apartment in Manhattan, and then in New Jersey, where he grew up in a neighborhood surrounded by mostly Filipinos. He grew up in a musical family: his father...

21. Brent Briscoe

Actor | Mulholland Dr.

After graduating from the University of Missouri, Brent Briscoe began his career as an apprentice at The Burt Reynolds Jupiter Theatre in 1985. Thereafter, he spent several years on the road, starring in the theatrical productions "Greater Tuna" and "A Tuna Christmas." In 1994, he switched gears ...

22. Jo Andres

Director | Black Kites

Jo Andres was an American filmmaker, choreographer and artist.

Andres first became known on the kinetic downtown New York performance scene of the 1980s for her film/dance/light performances, shown at The Performing Garage, La Mama E.T.C., P.S. 122, St. Marks Danspace, and the Collective for Living ...

23. Alice Drummond

Actress | Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Veteran character actress Alice Drummond was born May 21, 1928 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island to Sarah Irene (née Alker), a secretary, and Arthur Ruyter, an auto mechanic. She graduated from Pembroke College (Brown University) in 1950. She is best remembered as the frightened librarian at the beginning...

24. Märta Torén

Actress | Rogues' Regiment

From an early age her dream was to become an actress. Her first application for acting studies at The Royal Dramatic Theater in 1944 was unsuccessful. After additional dramatic coaching she was finally accepted in 1947. But screenwriter Edwin Blum arranged a screen test for RKO which eventually led...

25. Eduardo Verástegui

Actor | Bella

Born and raised in Xicotencatl, Tamaulipas, a tiny village in Northern Mexico, Verástegui was the son of a sugar cane farmer. At the age of 18, he left his small town and headed to Mexico City to pursue a career in entertainment. Twelve years later, Eduardo had toured the world as a singer in the ...

26. Hutch Dano

Actor | Ramona and Beezus

Hutchings Royal Dano was born in Santa Monica, California. Coming from a bloodline of actors before him--including his father Rick Dano and grandfather Royal Dano, a character actor with over 300 credits to his name,--Hutch's destiny was set before him. His grandmother Virginia Bruce was also an ...

27. Brighid Fleming

Actress | Dog with a Blog

Brighid began her acting career at 3 years old when she saw "Seussical the Musical". After the show, she was asked if she would like to meet the Cat in the Hat. She thought about it and replied, "No, I want to be the Cat in the Hat. How do you get up there?" After a couple of years on the local ...

28. Carol Potter

Actress | Beverly Hills, 90210

Carol Potter was born on May 21, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as Carol Williams. She is an actress, known for Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Tiger Heart (1996) and Greek (2007). She has been married to Jeffrey Josephson since October 20, 1990. She was previously married to Spencer Eastman.

29. Lexi Johnson

Actress | The Nice Guys

Lexi Johnson was born on May 21, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for The Nice Guys (2016), Anomaly (2014) and Wildflowers (2017).

30. Anthony Steel

Actor | The Master of Ballantrae

Known primarily in Britain for his many "matinée idol" roles during the 1950s, Anthony Steel is perhaps best remembered in Hollywood and elsewhere as the erstwhile husband of Anita Ekberg. His career never really took off in Hollywood; at one point during his marriage to Ms. Ekberg, he was referred...

31. Renée Soutendijk

Actress | Suspiria

Renée Soutendijk was born on May 21, 1957 in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Renette Pauline Soutendijk. She is an actress, known for Suspiria (2018), Eve of Destruction (1991) and Moordvrouw (2012). She is married to Thed Lenssen. They have two children.

32. David Groh

Actor | Two-Minute Warning

David Groh's highly anticipated "marriage" to Valerie Harper on the eighth episode of the sitcom Rhoda (1974) was the highest rated episode of the decade, and the second most-watched program of all-time, surpassed only by the birth of 'little Ricky', on I Love Lucy (1951), with more than 50 million...

33. Sujoy Ghosh

Writer | Kahaani

Sujoy Ghosh was born on May 21, 1966 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. He is a writer and director, known for Kahaani (2012), Jhankaar Beats (2003) and Aladin (2009).

34. Peggy Cass

Actress | Auntie Mame

Mary Margaret Cass was born May 21, 1924, in Boston, Massachusetts. After three years in the Cambridge Latin School drama club without one speaking part, she moved to New York, where she worked as a secretary, telephone operator, advertising solicitor and model. She joined a USO troupe that took ...

35. Kay Kendall

Actress | Les Girls

Kay Kendall was born on May 21, 1926 in Withernsea, Yorkshire, England as Justine Kay Kendall-McCarthy. She was an actress, known for Les Girls (1957), The Reluctant Debutante (1958) and Simon and Laura (1955). She was married to Rex Harrison. She died on September 6, 1959 in London, England.

36. Morgan Benoit

Stunts | Into the Badlands

Morgan has been involved in the Chinese martial arts for 15 years. Following his passion, at age 18 he moved to China to study at the Beijing Sports University where he mastered Long Fist Kung Fu. Once ascending to the top of his class in just a couple of years, he was admitted to the prestigious ...

37. Kyle Red Silverstein

Actor | Yellowstone

Even before costarring with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in Warner Brothers' Memorial Day comedy Blended, Kyle Silverstein was a film and television veteran. Probably best known for his portrayal of Ethan Dawson on Grey's Anatomy, Kyle's many other credits include Happy Endings, From the Shadows...

38. Juliet Cowan

Actress | This Life

Juliet Cowan was born on May 21, 1974 in London, England. She is an actress, known for This Life (1996), Skins (2007) and The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007). She is married to Victor Paul. They have three children.

39. The Notorious B.I.G.

Soundtrack | Bad Boys

Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. Biggie Smalls, was born on May 21, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the son of Jamaican parents, Voletta Wallace, a pre-school teacher, and George Latore, a welder and small-time politician. He was raised in the poor Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. ...

40. Jeanne Bates

Actress | Mulholland Dr.

Jeanne Bates began her acting career while a student at San Mateo Junior College, appearing on radio soap operas in San Francisco. She played the lead in an airwave mystery series, Lew X. Lansworth's "Whodunit" (Bates' scream was the show's "signature"), which became so successful that it (and ...

41. Scotty Leavenworth

Actor | Donnie Darko

Scotty Leavenworth was born on May 21, 1990 in Riverside, California. At the age of four, he decided he "wanted to do what his sisters did", so he got into acting. He started out how most actors and actresses start out, doing commercials. Right away, he learned he loved it and decided to keep doing...

42. Dandy Nichols

Actress | The Alf Garnett Saga

Dandy Nichols was born on May 21, 1907 in Fulham, London, England as Daisy Sander. She was an actress, known for The Alf Garnett Saga (1972), The Deep Blue Sea (1955) and The Fallen Idol (1948). She was married to Stephen Baguley Waters. She died on February 6, 1986 in Whitechapel, London.

43. Jeffrey Dahmer

Self | Dateline NBC

One of the nation's most notorious serial killers, Jeffrey Dahmer was born and raised in Bath Township, Ohio, a middle-class suburb of Akron. Much has been made of his childhood tendencies - including cases of cruelty to animals - but to outward appearances, at least, he seemed to be a normal child...

44. Aditya Chopra

Writer | Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

The elder son of veteran filmmaker, Yash Chopra & Pamela Chopra, Aditya was born in the year 1971. Since childhood, he was an ardent film buff.His film career started off as an assistant to his father in 'Chandni' (Chandni - 1989), 'Lamhe' (Moments - 1991) and 'Darr' (Fear - 1993)

At the age of 23, ...

45. Lynnie Greene

Producer | Nip/Tuck

Lynnie Greene was born on May 21, 1954 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA as Laura Lyn Greene. She is a producer and writer, known for Nip/Tuck (2003), Masters of Sex (2013) and Stark Raving Mad (1999).

46. Trevor Cooper

Actor | Star Cops

Trevor Cooper was born on May 21, 1953 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Star Cops (1987), Until Death (2007) and Happy-Go-Lucky (2008).

47. Adriana Ozores

Actress | Los hombres de Paco

Adriana Ozores was born on May 21, 1959 in Madrid, Spain as Adriana Ozores Muñoz. She is an actress, known for Paco's Men (2005), Héctor (2004) and Grand Hotel (2011).

48. Dennis Day

Actor | Music in Manhattan

Always bright and beaming from ear to ear, Irish singer Dennis Day's name and career remains synonymous with that of Jack Benny's, working with the star comedian on radio and TV for the entire duration. It was Jack who gave him his break in 1939 and Jack who kept him employed as a singer and naive ...

49. Sunkrish Bala

Actor | Notes from the Underbelly

Sunkrish Bala was born on May 21, 1984 in Bombay, India as Sunkrish Balasubramanian. He is an actor and producer, known for Notes from the Underbelly (2007), Castle (2009) and Transistor (2014).

50. Kyle T. Heffner

Actor | Flashdance

Kyle Heffner was born in Chicago, Illinois. His parents noticed his acting ability early and enrolled him, at 11 years old, in a well-respected children's theater, The Jack and Jill Players. After a few plays he began working as a professional in commercials and educational films. His passion for ...


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