Birth Month Day of 08-18 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Robert Redford

Actor | The Natural

Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955,...

2. Edward Norton

Actor | American History X

American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.

His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...

3. Andy Samberg

Actor | Saturday Night Live

Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed The Lonely Island, whose short ...

4. Patrick Swayze

Actor | Dirty Dancing

Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes), a choreographer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982. ...

5. Christian Slater

Actor | True Romance

Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City, to Michael Hawkins, a well-known soap actor, and Mary Jo Slater (née Lawton), a casting agent. Christian started in show business early, appearing on the soap opera The Edge of Night (1956) in 1976 at the age of 7. He ...

6. Kaitlin Olson

Actress | Finding Dory

Born in Portland, Oregon, Kaitlin cultivated her passion for acting at the University of Oregon, where she got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. After her stint on stage, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She began at The Groundlings Theatre in Hollywood, training ...

7. Madeleine Stowe

Actress | Twelve Monkeys

Madeleine Stowe was born in Los Angeles, California, to Mireya Maria (Mora Steinvorth) and Robert Alfred Stowe, a civil engineer. Her mother was a from a prominent political family in Costa Rica. Stowe grew up in Eagle Rock, a working-class neighborhood of Los Angeles. At age ten she started ...

8. Dar Salim

Actor | The Devil's Double

Dar Salim was born on August 18, 1977 in Baghdad, Iraq. He is an actor, known for The Devil's Double (2011), Game of Thrones (2011) and Underverden (2017).

9. Mika Boorem

Actress | Hearts in Atlantis

Mika Boorem directed, starred in, wrote and produced the 2018 feature length film titled, Hollywood.Con. The film stars Tom Arnold, Devin Ratray, Herbert Russell, Brian Krause, Paige Howard, Cody Kasch and more. Boorem has directed several music videos and experimental films. Her short films have ...

10. Martin Mull

Actor | Clue

Offbeat funnyman Martin Mull was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children of Betty, an actress and director, and Harold Mull, a carpenter. He was raised in Ohio. The blond-maned, blue-eyed comedian with the sad, droopy mustache first came in contact with the arts by honing in on his ...

11. Roman Polanski

Director | Chinatown

Roman Polanski is a Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few truly international filmmakers. Roman Polanski was born in Paris in 1933. His parents returned to Poland from France in 1936, three years ...

12. Maia Mitchell

Actress | Teen Beach 2

Maia Mitchell is an Australian singer/song writer and actress from Lismore, New South Wales. She learned to play the guitar at a very young age and her talent has been included on The Fosters (2013) - an ABC Family show that aired in June 2013, where Maia plays one of the main roles of "Callie ...

13. Elizabeth Chambers

Actress | The Game Plan

Elizabeth Chambers was born on August 18, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for The Game Plan (2007), Criminal Minds (2005) and Rolling Kansas (2003). She has been married to Armie Hammer since May 22, 2010. They have two children.

14. Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Actor | The Cosby Show

Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal.

Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show." His ...

15. Carole Bouquet

Actress | For Your Eyes Only

Carole Bouquet is a French actress and fashion model. She is best known for played Bond girl Melina Havelock in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only (1981).

She also starred in That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), Nemo (1984), The Bridge (1999) and Do Not Disturb (2014).

In 2017 she starred in the...

16. Reg E. Cathey

Actor | Fantastic Four

Born into a military family in Huntsville, Alabama -- his father was an army vet who had served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, while his mother held a somewhat mysterious job in the Department of Defence -- Reg E. Cathey spent much of his early childhood living on a rural farmhouse in Germany....

17. Richard Harmon

Actor | The 100

Richard Harmon was born on August 18, 1991 in Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The 100 (2014), I Still See You (2018) and The Age of Adaline (2015).

18. Parker McKenna Posey

Actress | Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends

Actress, designer, philanthropist, and curator. After 17 years in the entertainment industry, it is safe to say this young woman is more than what meets the eye. Parker originates from humble beginnings in Los Angeles, CA where she started developing her acting skills at the tender age of four. In ...

19. Denis Leary

Writer | Rescue Me

Denis Leary was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Nora (Sullivan) and John Leary, Irish immigrants who had grown up together. His mother was a maid and his father was an auto mechanic. After a childhood in the 1960s, Leary went to Emerson College in Boston, where he tried his ...

20. Shelley Winters

Actress | The Poseidon Adventure

Shelley Winters was born Shirley Schrift of very humble beginnings on August 18, 1920 (some sources list 1922) in East St. Louis, Illinois. Her mother, Rose (Winter), was born in Missouri, to Austrian Jewish parents, and her father, Jonas Schrift, was an Austrian Jewish immigrant. Her father moved ...

21. Sarita Choudhury

Actress | Lady in the Water

After her debut film Mississippi Masala (1991) became an art house hit, Sarita Choudhury was determined not to "go Hollywood," focusing her acting energies on independent film instead.

Raised in Jamaica, Mexico, and Italy, the half-Indian, half-English Choudhury studied economics at Queens ...

22. Craig Bierko

Actor | The Thirteenth Floor

Craig Bierko was born on August 18, 1964 in Rye Brook, New York, USA as Craig Philip Bierko. He is an actor, known for The Thirteenth Floor (1999), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and Scary Movie 4 (2006).

23. Becca Brown

Actress | The School of Rock

Becca Brown (they/them/theirs) is a Filipinx-Jewish actor, musician, comedian, and writer. They have been performing guitar since the age of 4. In the 4th grade, Becca performed on the NPR show From the Top, which eventually led to their being discovered and cast in the 2003 film School of Rock. ...

24. Anna Akana

Actress | Miss 2059

Anna Akana was born on August 18, 1989 in the USA as Anna Kay Akana. She is an actress and producer, known for Miss 2059 (2016), Ant-Man (2015) and 10 Second Traumas (2011).

25. Adam Storke

Actor | Mystic Pizza

Adam Storke was born on August 18, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA as Adam J. Storke. He is an actor, known for Mystic Pizza (1988), Death Becomes Her (1992) and The Phantom of the Opera (1990).

26. Grainger Hines

Actor | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

A veteran actor with numerous credits, Grainger recently completed Joel and Ethan Coen's, [The Ballad of Buster Scruggs]. Hines plays Mr. Arthur in, [The Gal Who Got Rattled] in the anthology film coming out in 2018. Grainger spent two seasons on, Steven Soderbergh's, [The Knick] as Captain August ...

27. Ikue Ôtani

Actress | Poketto monsutâ

Ikue Ôtani was born on August 18, 1965 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Pokémon (1997), Escaflowne: The Movie (2000) and Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998).

28. Joan Taylor

Actress | Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Joan Taylor's mother, Amelia Berky, was a vaudeville singing-dancing star in the 1920s. Her father was a prop man in Hollywood during that same period, but, after Joan's birth, the family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois, where her father managed a movie theater. She developed a love of movies from ...

29. Jacob Vargas

Actor | Luke Cage

Jacob Vargas began his acting career when he was discovered breakdancing in a schoolyard at age 12. His introduction to acting came with a bit part as a breakdancer on the hit TV show Diff'rent Strokes (1978). In 1995 he won the very first ALMA Award (for Emerging Artist of the Year) for his work ...

30. Carmen Serano

Actress | Breaking Bad

Carmen Serano was born on August 18, 1973 in Chula Vista, California, USA as Carmen Maria Robles. She is an actress and producer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Urban Justice (2007) and Chop Shop (2014). She was previously married to Greg Serano.

31. Max Charles

Actor | The Strain

At just 15 years of age, Max Charles is already an industry veteran, landing coveted roles on and off the big screen and working with some of Hollywood's most respected and acclaimed actors, writers and directors.

Most recently, this charismatic and endearing young talent was nominated as "Best ...

32. Mizuo Peck

Actress | Night at the Museum

Mizuo Peck was born on August 18, 1977 in New York City, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Night at the Museum (2006), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014).

33. Eniko Parrish

Self | Entertainment Tonight

Born in Baltimore, Maryland and who became engaged to Kevin Hart after a long-term relationship and on her 30th birthday, Eniko Parrish is of mixed Afro-Carribean heritage. Often seen on popular social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook along with her celebrity comedian actor ...

34. Glenn Plummer

Actor | Strange Days

On a foundation of talent, unbridled dedication and a passionate mindset, Glenn Plummer has enjoyed a successful acting career that spans almost two decades. He has starred in such feature films as Saw II (2005), Dennis Hopper's Colors (1988), Menace II Society (1993), Showgirls (1995), The Salton ...

35. Kirrilee Berger

Actress | One Dollar

Kirrilee Berger was born on August 18, 1999 in the USA. She is an actress, known for One Dollar (2018), K.C. Undercover (2015) and The Who Was? Show (2018).

36. Brian Presley

Actor | Touchback

Brian Presley was born on August 18, 1977 in Midland, Texas, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Touchback (2011), Home of the Brave (2006) and Mechanic: Resurrection (2016). He has been married to Erin Hershey since July 27, 2002. They have three children.

37. Frances Bean Cobain

Producer | Cobain: Montage of Heck

Frances Bean Cobain was born on August 18, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is known for her work on Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015) and Nirvana: Sliver (1993). She was previously married to Isaiah Silva.

38. Rhonda Dent

Actress | Rocky Mountain Christmas

Canadian actress Rhonda Dent (born in 1978 in Langley, British Columbia) finished her theatrical studies in 1998 before starting her professional acting career in 1999 at the age of 20. Rhonda is the daughter of Anne(nurse) & Ronald (Lawyer). Rhonda's father Ron, was a World War Two veteran, and ...

39. Kieran Bew

Actor | Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands

Kieran Bew was born on August 18, 1980 in Hartlepool, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (2016) and Hans Christian Andersen: My Life as a Fairy Tale (2003).

40. Christopher Jones

Actor | Ryan's Daughter

Christopher Jones was a brief cult star of the late '60s counterculture era and a would-be successor to James Dean had he wanted it. Born William Franklin Jones amid rather impoverished surroundings to a grocery clerk in Jackson, Tennessee, in 1941, his artist mother had to be institutionalized ...

41. Emma Amos

Actress | Bridget Jones's Diary

Emma Amos was born on August 18, 1964 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Secrets & Lies (1996) and The Last Detective (2003). She has been married to Jonathan Coy since 1998. They have one child.

42. Max Winkler

Director | Flower

Max Winkler was born on August 18, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Max Daniel Winkler. He is a director and writer, known for Flower (2017), The King of Central Park (2006) and Ceremony (2010).

43. Griffin Drew

Actress | Friend of the Family

Griffin Drew was born on August 18, 1968 in Hazlehurst, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Friend of the Family (1995), Kounterfeit (1996) and Dinosaur Valley Girls (1996).

44. Gail Fisher

Actress | Mannix

A classy, smart-looking, spectacularly beautiful African-American actress who broke racial barriers in 1970s Hollywood but suffered greatly in her private life years after her TV glory days, award-winning actress Gail Fisher was born on August 18, 1935, in Orange, New Jersey, the youngest of five ...

45. Don Keefer

Actor | Sleeper

Don Keefer was born on August 18, 1916 in Highspire, Pennsylvania, USA as Donald Hood Keefer. He was an actor, known for Sleeper (1973), Creepshow (1982) and Liar Liar (1997). He was married to Catherine McLeod. He died on September 7, 2014 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

46. Heino Ferch

Actor | Der Untergang

Heino Ferch was born on August 18, 1963 in Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Downfall (2004), The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) and Der Tunnel (2001). He has been married to Marie-Jeanette Steinle since August 10, 2005. They have two children.

47. Katie Lyons

Actress | Bluestone 42

Katie is an actor and writer, originally from Southampton. Whilst attending the Gantry Youth Theatre she was cast in two Peter Kosminsky films for ITV (No Child of Mine and Walking on The Moon). Katie studied Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths College, and became one third of comedy group ...

48. Darren Pettie

Actor | The International

Born in Alabama, Darren trained at the Juilliard School of Performing Arts and graduated in 1996. Since then, he has worked extensively on the New York stage. He lives in New York City. He achieved his first nationwide notoriety with the recurring role of slick, bisexual tobacco heir Lee Garner, Jr...

49. Emile Meyer

Actor | Shane

Emile Meyer was born on August 18, 1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Shane (1953), Paths of Glory (1957) and Sweet Smell of Success (1957). He died on March 19, 1987 in Covington, Louisiana.

50. Alan Mowbray

Actor | The Man Who Knew Too Much

Alan Mowbray, the American film actor who was one of the founding members of the Screen Actors Guild, was born Ernest Allen on August 18, 1896, in London, England, to a non-theatrical family. He served in the British army during World War I and received the Military Medal and the French Croix De ...


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