Birth Month Day of 05-06 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Orson Welles

Actor | Citizen Kane

His father was a well-to-do inventor, his mother a beautiful concert pianist; Orson Welles was gifted in many arts (magic, piano, painting) as a child. When his mother died (he was nine) he traveled the world with his father. When his father died (he was fifteen) he became the ward of Chicago's Dr....

2. Adrianne Palicki

Actress | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

Adrianne Palicki was born on May 6, 1983 in Toledo, Ohio, to Nancy (French) and Jeffrey Palicki. Her father is of Polish and Hungarian descent, and her mother is of English and German ancestry. Adrianne graduated from Whitmer High School. She did not take the stage in her first play until she was a...

3. Naomi Scott

Actress | Power Rangers

Naomi Scott is a multi-talented actor, singer and songwriter.

Naomi can next be seen starring as "Jasmine" in Disney's upcoming live-action remake of "Aladdin," alongside Will Smith, directed by Guy Ritchie. Disney will release the film in May 2019.

Naomi is currently in production on "Charlie's ...

4. George Clooney

Actor | Michael Clayton

George Timothy Clooney was born on May 6, 1961, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nina Bruce (née Warren), a former beauty pageant queen, and Nick Clooney, a former anchorman and television host (who was also the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney). He has Irish, English, and German ancestry. Clooney ...

5. Tiera Skovbye

Actress | Riverdale

Tiera Skovbye was born in Vancouver, Canada. She comes from a Scandinavian background and most of her extended family reside in Sweden and Denmark.

She began her acting career at the age of seven when she was spotted by an agent at the Children's Festival in Vancouver. After several commercial ...

6. Stacey Oristano

Actress | Bunheads

As a stage and screen actor, Stacey's work can be seen all around the world. She graduated from College in London, England at Rose Bruford School of Speech and Drama. After graduation she was seen in the West End production of "Steel Magnolias" (as Annelle). She then moved to New York City where ...

7. Lars Mikkelsen

Actor | Headhunter

Lars was born in Gladsaxe near Copenhagen, Denmark as the first child of Bente Christiansen, an occupational health nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen, a bank clerk. Lars grew up in Copenhagen, where about one and a half years after him brother Mads was born, who's also an actor now. At first the family ...

8. Pippa Haywood

Actress | Green Wing

Philippa "Pippa" Haywood is an English actress who trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Haywood was born in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. She has an extensive television career which includes portraying the much put-upon Helen Brittas in the BBC One comedy series The Brittas Empire (1991-1997), ...

9. Gabourey Sidibe

Actress | Precious

Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, the star of Precious (2009), was born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley, is a former special education teacher who gave up her career and became a street performer/singer, while her father, Ibnou Sidibe, is a cab driver....

10. Jaime Winstone

Actress | Love, Rosie

Jaime Winstone was born on May 6, 1985 in Camden, London, England as Jaime Margaret Winstone. She is an actress and producer, known for Love, Rosie (2014), Tomb Raider (2018) and Kidulthood (2006).

11. Dana Hill

Actress | National Lampoon's European Vacation

Dana Hill was born Dana Lynne Goetz on May 6, 1964, in a suburb of Los Angeles, to parents Sandy Hill and Ted Goetz, a commercial director. Despite diabetes ending a promising future in athletics when she was just ten years old, Dana gamely threw herself into acting when still in her early teen ...

12. Kylie Shea

Actress | It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Kylie Shea was born on May 6, 1986 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Kylie Shea Lewallen. She is an actress, known for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005), You Are Never Alone (2014) and Chirp (2018).

13. Gregg Henry

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Excellent, prolific and versatile character actor Gregg Lee Henry was born on May 6, 1952 in Lakewood, Colorado. Henry studied acting at the University of Washington in Seattle. Right after graduating from college, Gregg moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career. He played in a ...

14. Leslie Hope

Actress | Never Back Down

Leslie Hope was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Leslie Ann Hope. She is an actress, director, and producer. As an actor she is known for Never Back Down (2008), 24 (2001) and Talk Radio (1988). She directed and wrote 'Gaykeith' and produced and directed the award-winning documentary 'What I...

15. Tyler Hynes

Actor | UnREAL

Tyler Hynes was born on May 6, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and director, known for UnREAL (2015), The Girlfriend Experience (2016) and Flatliners (2017).

16. Geneva Carr

Actress | It's Complicated

Theater, film and television actress, Geneva Carr, was born in Jackson, Mississippi and lived in Michigan and the Carolinas before moving to Atlanta, where she graduated high school. Following graduation from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in French, she moved to Paris. There, she earned an ...

17. Anne Parillaud

Actress | Nikita

Anne Parillaud was born in Paris, France on May 6, 1960 and even though all her travels took her to many lands, is still a Paris resident. Anne studied ballet in school, and her first appearance was in the film Un amour de sable (1977) where she played "La jeune fille avec un petit chat" ("The girl...

18. Alan Dale

Actor | Priest

Alan Dale was born on May 6, 1947 in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand. He is best known for his eight year role as Jim Robinson in the long running Australian soap opera Neighbours (1985), played Caleb in the hit Fox series The O.C. (2003), featured on Lost (2004) and has a long list of recurring...

19. Kavan Smith

Actor | Stargate: Atlantis

Kavan was born in Edmonton, Alberta and both he and his brother were raised by his father when his parents divorced. He excelled in many sports as a child focusing on football and martial arts. During his teenage years he cultivated a love for performing with a friend. They would often skip school ...

20. Lynn Whitfield

Actress | Eve's Bayou

With roots that lead back to Louisiana southern aristocracy, lovely leading lady Lynn Whitfield was born in 1953, the eldest of four children and a third-generation BFA graduate from Howard University. Her dentist father was instrumental in developing Lynn's initial interest in acting as he was a ...

21. Sadie Sandler

Actress | Hotel Transylvania

Sadie Sandler was born on May 6, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Sadie Madison Titone-Sandler. She is an actress, known for Hotel Transylvania (2012), Pixels (2015) and Jack and Jill (2011).

22. Roma Downey

Actress | Touched by an Angel

Roma was raised in Derry, then went to the Brighton Art College in England where she received her bachelor's. After that, she attended the London Drama Studio, where she was awarded Most Promising Student of the Year when she graduated. Roma was nominated for the Helen Hayes Best Actress Award in ...

23. Dominic Scott Kay

Actor | Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Dominic Scott Kay is CEO and co-owner of DSK Motion Pictures & Music, which is a major motion picture and television production company that has multiple subsidiaries. The corporation was founded in Los Angeles, CA by Dominic Scott Kay and Cindy Sarno Kay and later headquartered in Nashville, TN, ...

24. Lindsay Pulsipher

Actress | True Blood

Lindsay Pulsipher is an American actress. She has had several roles in film and television, she is best known for HBO's True Blood, and Hatfields & McCoys (2012).

She was born and grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, with five siblings, and was inspired to be an actor by her mother, a theater actress. ...

25. Heather Ripley

Actress | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Heather Ripley was born on May 6, 1959 in Dundee, Scotland.

26. Stewart Granger

Actor | Scaramouche

Stewart Granger was born James Leblanche Stewart in London, the grandson of the actor "Luigi Lablache". He attended Epsom College but left after deciding not to pursue a medical degree. He decided to try acting and attended Webber-Douglas School of Dramatic Art, London. By 1935, he made his stage ...

27. Richard Eyer

Actor | The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Born in Santa Monica, California, in 1945, Richard Eyer was the kid with the clean-cut, all-American look who won a number of "personality contests" and other competitions before he made his film debut in the early 1950s. Mainstream audiences may remember Eyer best as the youngster who runs "afowl"...

28. Rudolph Valentino

Actor | The Sheik

Hollywood's original Latin Lover, a term that was invented for Rudolph Valentino by Hollywood moguls. Alla Nazimova's friend,Natacha Rambova (nee Winifred Hudnut) became romantically involved with Rudy and they lived together in her bungalow, from 1921 (during the filming of Camille) until they ...

29. Christian Clavier

Actor | Les visiteurs

Christian Clavier was born on May 6, 1952 in Paris, France. He is an actor and writer, known for Les visiteurs (1993), Just Visiting (2001) and Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar (1999). He was previously married to Marie-Anne Chazel.

30. Stephen Gaghan

Writer | Syriana

Stephen Gaghan was born on May 6, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is known for his work on Syriana (2005), Traffic (2000) and Gold (2016). He has been married to Minnie Mortimer since May 19, 2007.

31. Julianne Phillips

Actress | Sisters

Julianne Phillips was born on May 6, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Julianne Smith. She is an actress, known for Sisters (1991), Skin Deep (1989) and Big Bully (1996). She was previously married to Bruce Springsteen.

32. Sasheer Zamata

Actress | Saturday Night Live

Sasheer Zamata was born on May 6, 1986 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Sasheer Zamata Moore. She is an actress and writer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975) and Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017).

33. Elizabeth Sellars

Actress | The Barefoot Contessa

Elizabeth Sellars was born on May 6, 1923 in Glasgow, Scotland as Elizabeth McDonald Sellars. She is an actress, known for The Barefoot Contessa (1954), The Gentle Gunman (1952) and Forbidden Cargo (1954). She was previously married to Francis Austin Henley.

34. Tom Bergeron

Self | Dancing with the Stars

Tom Bergeron was born on May 6, 1955 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA as Thomas Raymond Bergeron. He is a producer and actor, known for Dancing with the Stars (2005), Hollywood Squares (1998) and Star Trek: Enterprise (2001). He has been married to Lois Harmon since May 22, 1982. They have two ...

35. Freddie Boath

Actor | The Mummy Returns

The son of banker father and producer mother, Freddie attends a Catholic boys' school in London. Although he has taken weekly drama classes for several years with his older brother Jack and younger sister Millie, his only experience before auditioning for The Mummy Returns (2001) had been ...

36. Michael O'Hare

Actor | Babylon 5

Michael O'Hare was born on May 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert Michael O'Hare. He was an actor, known for Babylon 5 (1994), Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993) and The Promise (1979). He was married to Ruth Ivy Ballam. He died on September 28, 2012 in the USA.

37. Clay O'Brien

Actor | The Cowboys

Born Clay O'Brien Cooper on May 6, 1961, and best-known as the pint- sized "Hardy Fimps" in the western coming-of-age film, The Cowboys (1972); Clay O'Brien became a favorite with John Wayne, who appreciated a real cowboy when he met one. Remaining pint-sized for several years, Clay could be found ...

38. Raymond Bailey

Actor | Vertigo

Raymond Bailey was a great example of "If at first you don't succeed..." After high school, Bailey headed for Hollywood with the intent on becoming a movie star, but soon found it tougher than he thought. Instead Bailey went into a high finance career working as stockbroker and banker. He made a ...

39. Susan Brown

Actress | Game of Thrones

Susan Brown was born on May 6, 1946 in Bristol, England as Susan Elizabeth Brown. She is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), The Iron Lady (2011) and Now Is Good (2012).

40. Angela Relucio

Actress | Code Black

Angela Relucio is most known as Nurse Risa in the CBS medical drama, "Code Black." She is also known for her role as Navy Intelligence Officer, Lt. Camille Fung, in The Weinstein Company's series, "Six."

Angela was raised in New York City in The Bronx. Before becoming an actor, she was a dancer who ...

41. Edyta Sliwinska

Actress | WWE Monday Night RAW

Edyta Sliwinska is known for being the only professional dancer on all 6 seasons of Dancing with the Stars (2005), partnered with Evander Holyfield, George Hamilton, Joey Lawrence, John Ratzenberger, and most recently Cameron Mathison and Jason Taylor. Edyta has been on the "Dancing with the Stars"...

42. Richard Cox

Actor | Cruising

Richard Cox was born on May 6, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard Cox Zuckerman. He is an actor, known for Cruising (1980), Alpha House (2013) and Looking for Richard (1996). He has been married to Sarah Boucher since May 23, 1997. They have two children. He was previously married to ...

43. Daniel 'Cloud' Campos

Actor | Today's the Day

Daniel 'Cloud' Campos was born on May 6, 1983 in Adel, Georgia, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Today's the Day (2012), Step Up 3D (2010) and Shiny (2016). He has been married to Tamara Levinson since 2012.

44. John Ennis

Actor | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

John Ennis was born on May 6, 1964 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), Eight Legged Freaks (2002) and Zodiac (2007).

45. Kyle Cassie

Actor | Deadpool

Born in British Columbia, Kyle Cassie was originally raised in a small town in the Kooteney Mountains before his parents decided that Vancouver was a better place to provide culture for him and his two younger brothers growing up. His passion for performing was discovered at an early age while ...

46. Gina Riley

Actress | Kath & Kim

Gina Riley was born on May 6, 1961 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is an actress and writer, known for Kath & Kim (2002), Kath & Kim (2008) and Da Kath & Kim Code (2005).

47. Bill Quinn

Actor | Twilight Zone: The Movie

Bill Quinn was born on May 6, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as William Tyrrell Quinn. He was an actor, known for Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989) and The Birds (1963). He was married to Mary Catherine Roden. He died on April 29, 1994 in Camarillo, ...

48. Amy Hunter

Actress | The Scorpion King

Amy Hunter was born on May 6, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Scorpion King (2002), The Kingdom (2007) and This Christmas (2007).

49. Paul Linke

Actor | Parenthood

Paul Linke was born on May 6, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Parenthood (1989), K-PAX (2001) and CHiPs (1977). He has been married to Christine Healy since 1991. They have one child. He was previously married to Francesca Cagiati Draper.

50. Alix Elizabeth Gitter

Actress | GCB

Alix Elizabeth Gitter was born on May 6, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for GCB (2012), Wedding Band (2012) and Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (2012).


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