Birth Month Day of 05-08 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
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,...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
21. Ricky Nelson
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 ...
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...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...