Birth Month Day of 05-08 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. David Keith

Actor | An Officer and a Gentleman

David Lemuel Keith was born on May 8, 1954 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Lemuel Grady Keith Jr. and Hilda Earle. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theater. Keith had a supporting role in The Rose (1979) starring Bette Midler, had a supporting ...

2. Stephen Amell

Actor | Arrow

Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow in the Arrowverse television franchise (based on the comic character of the same name) and Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).

Stephen Adam Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto,...

3. Melissa Gilbert

Actress | Little House on the Prairie

Melissa Gilbert was born on May 8, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melissa Ellen Gilbert. She is an actress and producer, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984) and Splendor in the Grass (1981). She has been married to Timothy Busfield...

4. Jodhi May

Actress | The Last of the Mohicans

Jodhi was born in 1975. She was born and brought up in London, England, UK. She went to Wadham College, Oxford University 1994-1997. She studied and received a Masters in English. During her time at Wadham she read a lot of literature. She has been acting since she was twelve.

5. Aneurin Barnard

Actor | Dunkirk

Aneurin Barnard was born on May 8, 1987 in Ogwr, Mid Glamorgan, Wales. He is an actor, known for Dunkirk (2017), The Goldfinch (2019) and Cilla (2014).

6. Christina Cole

Actress | What a Girl Wants

Christina Cole was born on May 8, 1982 in London, England. She is an actress, known for What a Girl Wants (2003), Casino Royale (2006) and Jupiter Ascending (2015).

7. Matthew Davis

Actor | Legally Blonde

Matthew W. Davis (born May 8, 1978), also professionally known as Matt Davis, is an American actor who is known for his roles as Adam Hillman on the ABC comedy-drama What About Brian from 2006 to 2007 and Alaric Saltzman on The CW fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries from 2009 to 2012. In 2014, he ...

8. David Attenborough

Self | Blue Planet II

Born 8 May 1926, the younger brother of actor Lord Richard Attenborough. He never expressed a wish to act and, instead, studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, graduating in 1947, the year he began his two years National Service in the Royal Navy. In 1952, he joined BBC Television at ...

9. Elyes Gabel

Actor | World War Z

Elyes Gabel was born on May 8, 1983 in London, England. He is an actor and director, known for World War Z (2013), A Most Violent Year (2014) and Scorpion (2014).

10. Nora Arnezeder

Actress | Faubourg 36

Nora Arnezeder was born in Paris, France, to an Austrian father and a Sephardi Jewish mother from Egypt. While she was still in high-school, she studied acting, dancing and singing at the renowned drama school Cours Florent. Nora's first major role was in 2008 in Paris 36 (French: Faubourg 36), ...

11. Vicky McClure

Actress | This Is England

Vicky McClure, born Nottingham, May 1983, is an actress best known for her work in the films of Shane Meadows. She starred as Ladine, Romeo's sister, in A Room for Romeo Brass and in Meadows' most successful film, This Is England. Similarly she went on to continue playing Lol in Meadows' critically...

12. Martin Compston

Actor | Doomsday

Martin Compston grew up in Greenock, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire. He spent his teen years going to see soccer (football) team Celtic with his brother Barry and dreamed one day he would play for them. He attended St. Columba's High School in Gourock, Inverclyde, where he passed through his Standard ...

13. Stephen Furst

Actor | Animal House

Stephen Furst was born on May 8, 1954 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Stephen Fuerstein. He was an actor and director, known for Animal House (1978), Babylon 5 (1994) and The Dream Team (1989). He was married to Lorraine Furst. He died on June 16, 2017 in Moorpark, California, USA.

14. Don Rickles

Actor | Kelly's Heroes

Don Rickles was born May 8, 1926 in New York. After the Golden Era of Hollywood ended, Don Rickles was, until early 2017, one man still living to tell his tales. One of the most respected talents in entertainment, Rickles got his start in the night clubs, toiling for over 20 years, until 1958, when...

15. Raoul Max Trujillo

Actor | Riddick

Raoul Max Trujillo, aka Raoul Maximiano Trujillo de Chauvelon, was born in Northern New Mexico. He is a mixed blood descendant of Ute, Apache, Comanche, Pueblo, Tlascalan, French, Sephardic Jew and Andalusian Moor. After high school, he spent three years serving in the military in Germany. After ...

16. Josie Maran

Actress | Van Helsing

Born and raised in northern California, Josie Maran aspired to become a model at a young age. Her father is of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother has Dutch, French, and German ancestry. At the age of 12, while attending a barbecue, a woman asked her to be in a San Francisco fashion show. A ...

17. Olivia Culpo

Actress | The Other Woman

Olivia Culpo was born on May 8, 1992 in Cranston, Rhode Island, USA as Olivia Frances Culpo. She is an actress, known for The Other Woman (2014), American Satan (2017) and I Feel Pretty (2018).

18. Michel Gondry

Director | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

He grew up in Versailles with a family who was very influenced by pop music. When he was young, Gondry wanted to be a painter or an inventor. In the 80s he entered in an art school in Paris where he could develop his graphic skills and where he also met friends with whom he created a pop-rock band ...

19. Jasen Fisher

Actor | Hook

Jasen Fisher was born on May 8, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jasen Lee Fisher. He is an actor, known for Hook (1991), Parenthood (1989) and The Witches (1990).

20. Eileen Bowman

Actress | Top Dog

Eileen Bowman was born on May 8, 1966 in San Diego, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Top Dog (1995), The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989) and Killer Tomatoes Eat France! (1992).

21. Ricky Nelson

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Ricky Nelson was born on May 8, 1940 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA as Eric Hilliard Nelson. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952) and Rio Bravo (1959). He was married to Kristin Harmon. He died on December 31, 1985 in De Kalb, Texas, USA.

22. Enrique Iglesias

Soundtrack | Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler was born in Madrid, Spain, to Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Spanish-Filipino socialite Isabel Preysler. In 1979, his parents' marriage was annulled. He was eight years old when he moved to the U.S., and at the age of 15, secretly began writing music. He studied ...

23. Phyllida Law

Actress | Much Ado About Nothing

Phyllida Law was born on May 8, 1932 in Glasgow, Scotland as Phyllida Ann Law. She is known for her work on Much Ado About Nothing (1993), The Time Machine (2002) and The Winter Guest (1997). She was previously married to Eric Thompson.

24. Ana Mulvoy Ten

Actress | American Crime

Ana was born in London but she grew up in Spain and England. Her mother is Spanish and her father is English and she was raised bilingually.

Ana's first lead role was on a Spanish TV show shot in Madrid. She then went on to star on American boarding school drama House of Anubis.

She was nominated for...

25. Toni Tennille

Music Department | Pink Floyd: The Wall

Toni Tennille was born on May 8, 1940 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA as Cathryn Antoinette Tennille. She was previously married to Daryl Dragon and Kenneth Shearer.

26. Lex Barker

Actor | Winnetou - 3. Teil

Barker was a direct descendant of the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, and of Sir 'William Henry Crichlow', historical governor general of Barbados. He excelled in football and track at Fessenden School and Phillips-Exeter Academy. He went to Princeton but left to become an actor. A year ...

27. Sidney James

Actor | Carry on Again Doctor

The star of the Carry On series of films, Sid James originally came to prominence as sidekick to the ground breaking British comedy actor Tony Hancock, on both radio and then television. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa and named Solomon Joel Cohen, James arrived in England in 1946, second wife ...

28. James Mitchum

Actor | In Harm's Way

James Mitchum is the oldest son of legendary actor Robert Mitchum and the spitting image of his famous father. By inheriting his dad's sexy, sleepy eyes and taciturn good looks, it was obvious from the start that Jim would lean towards an acting career with so much going for him. The comparison ...

29. Louise Stratten

Actress | City Island

Louise Stratten was born on May 8, 1968 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Louise Hoogstraten. She is an actress and producer, known for City Island (2009), Django Unchained (2012) and She's Funny That Way (2014). She was previously married to Peter Bogdanovich.

30. Salome Jens

Actress | Green Lantern

Salome Jens was born on May 8, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress, known for Green Lantern (2011), Cats & Dogs (2001) and Seconds (1966).

31. Julianne Morris

Actress | The Adventures of Sinbad

Julianne Morris was born on May 8th 1968. Julianne was originally born in South Carolina but at three months of age, moved to Windermere, Florida. As a young child, she was exposed to many different art forms; from baton to cheerleading to tap. Julianne attended the North Carolina School of the ...

32. Cooper Huckabee

Actor | The Funhouse

Cooper Huckabee was born on May 8, 1951 in Mobile, Alabama, USA as Thomas Cooper Huckabee. He is an actor, known for The Funhouse (1981), Space Cowboys (2000) and The General's Daughter (1999).

33. India Menuez

Actress | Nocturnal Animals

India Menuez was born on May 8, 1993 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as India Salvör Menuez. She is an actress and writer, known for Nocturnal Animals (2016), The Breakup Girl (2015) and Landline (2017).

34. Patrick McKenna

Actor | The Red Green Show

Patrick McKenna was born on May 8, 1960 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The Red Green Show (1991), Traders (1996) and RoboCop (1994). He has been married to Janis McKenna since 1983. They have one child.

35. Roberto Rossellini

Writer | Paisà

The master filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, as one of the creators of neo-realism, is one of the most influential directors of all time. His neo-realist films influenced France's nouvelle vague movement in the 1950s and '60s that changed the face of international cinema. He also influenced American ...

36. Mark Blankfield

Actor | Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Mark Blankfield was born on May 8, 1950 in Pasadena, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) and Sledge Hammer! (1986).

37. Deborah Harmon

Actress | Bachelor Party

Deborah Harmon was born on May 8, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Deborah Kay Harmon. She is an actress, known for Bachelor Party (1984), Used Cars (1980) and Just the Ten of Us (1987).

38. Bree Seanna Wall

Actress | Deadwood

Bree Seanna Wall was born on May 8, 1995 in Riverside County, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Deadwood (2004).

39. Jeff Wincott

Actor | Original Pilot

Jeffrey Wincott (born May 8, 1956) is a Canadian actor and martial artist best known for his Gemini Award-nominated lead role in the television series Night Heat.

Wincott was also the star of several martial arts films in the 1990s. In 1996 he was named one of the "Martial Arts Movie Stars of the ...

40. Miyoshi Umeki

Actress | Flower Drum Song

Although she projected the typical Japanese female stereotype of humbleness, delicacy and subservience in most of her prime film and stage roles, beguiling, tiny-framed Miyoshi Umeki was nevertheless an assertive scene-stealer. This docile and deceptive-looking talent with the cropped hair and ...

41. Charles Scorsese

Actor | Goodfellas

Charles Scorsese was born on May 8, 1913 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Luciano Charles Scorsese. He is known for his work on Goodfellas (1990), Cape Fear (1991) and After Hours (1985). He was married to Catherine Scorsese. He died on August 23, 1993 in Kips Bay, Manhattan.

42. Kam Heskin

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Kam went to Concordia College in Minnesota where she graduated with a degree in Communications and Political Science. The day after graduation, she moved to Chicago and modeled for the next couple of months before moving to New York. Her first role came when directer John Woo selected her as the ...

43. Michael E. Rodgers

Actor | The Triangle

Michael E. Rodgers was born on May 8, 1969 in Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland as Michael Ethan Rodgers. He is an actor, known for The Triangle (2005), Final Fantasy XII (2006) and Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000).

44. Stella Gonet

Actress | Nicholas Nickleby

Stella Gonet was born on May 8, 1963 in Greenock, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Nicholas Nickleby (2002), How I Live Now (2013) and The House of Eliott (1991). She has been married to Nicholas Farrell since 2005. They have two children.

45. John Archer

Actor | Destination Moon

Born Ralph Bowman, the future film and TV star moved to California with his family when he was five; he attended Hollywood High and the University of Southern California. He first set his sights on a job behind the camera, taking a cinematography course at USC, but then couldn't even land an ...

46. Troy Brenna

Stunts | X-Men

Troy Brenna was born on May 8, 1970 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, USA as Troy Richard Brenna. He is known for his work on X-Men (2000), Star Trek (2009) and Thor (2011).

47. John Bennett

Actor | Watership Down

The lean, rather emaciated-looking John Bennett studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. After years in repertory theatre, he made his feature debut in 1960, and, thereafter, appeared regularly on British screens. He was prone to perform in diverse ethnic guises, often ...

48. Jaid Barrymore

Actress | Enchanted

Jaid Barrymore was born on May 8, 1946 in Brannenburg, West Germany as Ildiko Jaid Mako. She is an actress, known for Enchanted (1998), Searching for Bobby D (2005) and Everything's Jake (2006). She was previously married to John Drew Barrymore.

49. Sebastian Schipper

Director | Victoria

Sebastian Schipper was born on May 8, 1968 in Hannover, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Victoria (2015), The English Patient (1996) and Toni Erdmann (2016).

50. Elizabeth Whitmere

Actress | Clown

Elizabeth Whitmere was born on May 8, 1981 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada as Elizabeth Wetmore. She is an actress and producer, known for Clown (2014), Supernatural (2005) and UnREAL (2015). She has been married to Terry McGurrin since August 20, 2005.


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