Birth Month Day of 08-06 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Michelle Yeoh

Actress | Wo hu cang long

Born as Yang Zi Qiong in the mining town of Ipoh, in West Malaysia, in the lunar year of the Tiger, Michelle is the daughter of Janet Yeoh and Yeoh Kian Teik, a lawyer and politician. She is of Han Chinese (Hokkien) descent, and spoke English and Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since age 4, ...

2. Vera Farmiga

Actress | The Departed

Vera Farmiga is an American actress who received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Up in the Air (2009) and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Bates Motel (2013).

She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, the ...

3. M. Night Shyamalan

Producer | Lady in the Water

Born in Puducherry, India, and raised in the posh suburban Penn Valley area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, M. Night Shyamalan is a film director, screenwriter, producer, and occasional actor, known for making movies with contemporary supernatural plots.

He is the son of Jayalakshmi, a Tamil ...

4. Melissa George

Actress | Hunted

The second of four children, Australian actress Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia in 1976. The daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker, Melissa initially expressed interest in various forms of dance rather than acting. During her childhood, George ...

5. Soleil Moon Frye

Actress | Punky Brewster

Soleil Moon Frye began acting at the age of two, after seeing her father, veteran actor Virgil Frye, and brother, Meeno Peluce, on TV. Her father got her an agent, Herb Tannen & Associates in Hollywood, and her career soon took off. Her mother, Sondra Peluce, became her manager. At age eight, she ...

6. Robert Mitchum

Actor | Out of the Past

Robert Mitchum was an underrated American leading man of enormous ability, who sublimated his talents beneath an air of disinterest. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Ann Harriet (Gunderson), a Norwegian immigrant, and James Thomas Mitchum, a shipyard/railroad worker. His father died in a ...

7. Romola Garai

Actress | Atonement

Born in Hong Kong to father Adrian (banker) and mother Janet (journalist), Romola Garai's unusual name is the female version of Romolo, an Italian name for boys (from Latin Romulus, the founder of Rome). She grew up in Singapore and Hong Kong until she was eight when her family returned to lay ...

8. Charlotte McKinney

Actress | Flatliners

Charlotte McKinney was born on August 6, 1993 in Orlando, Florida, USA as Charlotte Ann Mckinney. She is an actress, known for Flatliners (2017), Baywatch (2017) and The Late Bloomer (2016).

9. Jason O'Mara

Actor | The Man in the High Castle

Jason O'Mara was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. Soon after graduating from Trinity College Dublin with a BA in Drama and Theatre he moved to London, England, to further pursue his acting career. Time spent in British repertory theater led to leading roles in acclaimed productions at some of ...

10. Monique Ganderton

Stunts | Avengers: Endgame

Monique Ganderton was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Monique has always been adventurous. She achieved high levels of track and field, equestrian show jumping and is also a certified snowboard instructor. Monique was involved in diving, gymnastics, softball, figure skating, equestrian and later...

11. Catherine Hicks

Actress | Child's Play

Born in New York City and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Catherine Mary Hicks was a cheerleader at Gerard Catholic High School in Phoenix, Arizona, and graduated in 1969. Hicks attended Saint Mary's College-Notre Dame University and studied English literature. Moving east from South Bend, Indiana, ...

12. Lucille Ball

Actress | I Love Lucy

The woman who will always be remembered as the crazy, accident-prone, lovable Lucy Ricardo was born Lucille Desiree Ball on August 6, 1911 in Jamestown, New York. Her father died before she was four, and her mother worked several jobs, so she and her younger brother were raised by their ...

13. Kacey Rohl

Actress | Red Riding Hood

Kacey Rohl was born on August 6, 1991 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Red Riding Hood (2011), Arrow (2012) and The X-Files (1993).

14. Ever Carradine

Actress | Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

Ever Carradine was born on August 6, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ever Dawn Carradine. She is an actress, known for Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001), Bubble Boy (2001) and Guns for Hire (2015). She has been married to Coby Brown since October 1, 2005. They have two children.

15. Leland Orser

Actor | Se7en

Leland Orser was born on August 6, 1960 in San Francisco, California, USA as Leland Jones Orser. He is an actor and director, known for Se7en (1995), Alien: Resurrection (1997) and Daredevil (2003). He has been married to Jeanne Tripplehorn since October 14, 2000. They have one child. He was ...

16. Merrin Dungey

Actress | Alias

Merrin Dungey was born on August 6, 1971 in Sacramento, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Alias (2001), Deep Impact (1998) and The King of Queens (1998). She has been married to Matthew Drake since May 2007. They have two children.

17. Barbara Bates

Actress | All About Eve

The lovely Barbara Bates, a demure but very troubled young spirit, began her career at age 19. Groomed in obscure starlet bits, it wasn't until Warner Bros. signed her up in 1947 and perpetuated an appealing girl-next-door image that things started happening for her.

She was born Barbara Jane Bates,...

18. Stepfanie Kramer

Actress | Hunter

In her iconic role as Sgt Dee Dee McCall, from 1984 to 1990, she helped to make the NBC hit series "Hunter" a true international hit with a fan base around the world. Her strong portrayal became a powerful positive influence for many women and helped to change how women were seen in crime dramas ...

19. Barbara Windsor

Actress | EastEnders

Barbara Windsor got a glimpse of theatrical life at an early age when her grandmother took her backstage at a theatre and she decided that was what she wanted to do. She attended several professional schools before making her stage debut at age 12. At 15 she got a job in the chorus line of a London...

20. Leslie Odom Jr.

Actor | Murder on the Orient Express

Born in New York. Grew up in Philadelphia with his parents and little sister. Attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Graduated and moved to Los Angeles in the summer of 2003.

21. Ashlie Atkinson

Actress | Inside Man

Ashlie Atkinson is an award-winning theatre, film, and television actress. A 2003 graduate of the Neightborhood Playhouse, in 2005 she received the Theatre World Award for Breakthrough Performance for originating the role of Helen in Neil Labute's "Fat Pig"(opposite Jeremy Piven) - which also ...

22. Jennifer Lyons

Actress | The Amazing Spider-Man

Jennifer Lyons is a face you may have seen over the last decade and a half. Whether it's TV, Film, or modeling for an L.A. based popular Lingerie company. She stays busy enjoying the roller coaster ride of the Entertainment business. She was born in Pasadena, California to a family of entertainers....

23. De'voreaux White

Actor | Die Hard

De'voreaux White was born on August 6, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, USA as De'voreaux V. White. He is an actor, known for Die Hard (1988), Places in the Heart (1984) and The Blues Brothers (1980).

24. Amy Forsyth

Actress | Rise

An Ontario native, Actress Amy Forsyth's love for performing arts began with ballet at her local dance studio in Stouffville, a small town Northeast of Toronto. She later transitioned to musical theatre and following ten years of performing, signed with an agent to explore film and television.

In ...

25. Faith Prince

Actress | The Last Dragon

Faith Prince was born on August 6, 1957 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for The Last Dragon (1985), Dave (1993) and Drop Dead Diva (2009). She has been married to Larry Lunetta since January 1991. They have one child.

26. Adrianne Curry

Self | America's Next Top Model

After gaining stardom by winning America's Next Top Model at the age of 20, Curry went on to appear on numerous magazine covers, runway shows and advertisements.

She was a regular fixture on reality television shows as a participant, host and producer. She was named one of Maxim's Hot 100, Playboy's...

27. Marisa Miller

Actress | R.I.P.D.

Marisa Miller is a supermodel best known for her work in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in three Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2007 through 2009 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2007. Miller appeared in seven straight ...

28. Dorian Harewood

Actor | Full Metal Jacket

Dorian Harewood was born on August 6, 1950 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Willie Dorian Harewood. He is an actor, known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), Space Jam (1996) and Sudden Death (1995). He has been married to Nancy Harewood since February 14, 1979. They have two children.

29. Lisa Boyle

Actress | Face/Off

Lisa Boyle was born on August 6, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on Face/Off (1997), Bad Boys (1995) and Lost Highway (1997).

30. Forrest Goodluck

Actor | The Revenant

Making his big screen debut, Forrest Goodluck appears opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domnhall Gleeson and Will Poulter in FOX's epic drama, "The Revenant." Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, the movie centers on legendary hunter, Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio), who is left for dead by...

31. Frank Finlay

Actor | The Pianist

One of Britain's finest products of the stage, film and TV, actor Frank Finlay, he with the dark and handsomely serious-to-mordant looks, was born on August 6, 1926, in Farnworth, England, the son of Josiah, a butcher, and Margaret Finlay. Of English, Irish and Scottish descent, Frank attended St. ...

32. Karl Davies

Actor | Happy Valley

Karl Davies was born on August 6, 1982 in Manchester, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Happy Valley (2014), Game of Thrones (2011) and Black Sea (2014).

33. Harley Graham

Actress | Chasing Mavericks

Harley Graham was born on August 6, 2001 in Florida, USA. She is an actress, known for Chasing Mavericks (2012), Thor (2011) and Hot Pursuit (2015).

34. Geri Horner

Actress | Spice World

Geri Horner was born on August 6, 1972 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England as Geraldine Estelle Halliwell Hidalgo. She has been married to Christian Horner since May 15, 2015. They have one child.

35. Vanessa Merrell

Actress | Jane the Virgin

Vanessa Jo Merrell was born on August 6, 1996 in Kansas City, Missouri. She moved to Los Angeles, California when she was 16 years old. She has an identical twin sister, Veronica Merrell, who is also an actress, musician, singer, and song writer. They are also known as the Merrell Twins and have ...

36. Michael Anderson Jr.

Actor | Logan's Run

Michael Anderson Jr. was born on August 6, 1943 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England as Michael Hamilton Anderson. He is an actor, known for Logan's Run (1976), The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) and The Sundowners (1960).

37. Ella Raines

Actress | Phantom Lady

Ella Raines was born in Snoqualmie Falls, Washington, in 1920. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at the University of Washington as a drama student and participated in many plays. Following graduation, she traveled to New York and the lights of Broadway. She was eventually signed by ...

38. Jeremy Ratchford

Actor | Cold Case

Jeremy Ratchford was born on August 6, 1965 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Cold Case (2003), Leatherheads (2008) and Blue Murder (2001).

39. Andy Warhol

Director | Blue Movie

Andrew Warhol's father, Ondrej, came from the Austria-Hungary Empire (now Slovakia) in 1912, and sent for his mother, Julia Zavackyová Warholová, in 1921. His father worked as a construction worker and later as a coal miner. Around some time, the family moved to Pittsburgh. During his teenage years...

40. Conor McPherson

Writer | The Eclipse

Conor McPherson was born on August 6, 1971 in Dublin, Ireland. He is a writer and director, known for The Eclipse (2009), Saltwater (2000) and I Went Down (1997).

41. Bret Green

Bones

Bret Green is known for his work on the CBS crime series The Inspectors. He's appeared on Jane the Virgin, How to Get Away With Murder, Bones, and The Goldbergs. Bret graduated from Western Michigan University before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. He is the youngest of three boys.

42. Dean Andrews

Actor | Ashes to Ashes

Dean Andrews was born on August 6, 1963 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for Ashes to Ashes (2008), Life on Mars (2006) and United (2011).

43. Lilyan Chauvin

Actress | Predator 2

A veteran actress including both leading and supporting roles, Chauvin started on the English stage before moving to America. She is started small roles through the 50s and 60s.

44. Peter Bonerz

Director | The Bob Newhart Show

Peter Bonerz was born on August 6, 1938 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA as Peter Baldwin Bonerz. He is a director and actor, known for The Bob Newhart Show (1972), Murphy Brown (1988) and Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989). He has been married to Rosalind Di Trapani since December 13, 1963...

45. Bill Wise

Brave

Bill Wise was born on August 6, 1964 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as William Allen Wise. He is known for his work on Brave (2012), Incredibles 2 (2018) and WALL·E (2008).

46. Hopper Penn

Actor | War Machine

Hopper Penn was born on August 6, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Hopper Jack Penn. He is an actor, known for War Machine (2017), Between Worlds (2018) and Puppy Love (2018).

47. Josh Schwartz

Writer | Runaways

Josh Schwartz was born on August 6, 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Joshua Ian Schwartz. He is a writer and producer, known for Runaways (2017), The O.C. (2003) and Dynasty (2017). He has been married to Jill Stonerock since September 20, 2008.

48. Brian Levant

Producer | Still the Beaver

Brian Levant was born on August 6, 1952 in Highland Park, Illinois, USA as Brian Michael Levant. He is a producer and writer, known for The New Leave It to Beaver (1983), The Flintstones (1994) and Jingle All the Way (1996).

49. Paul Bartel

Actor | Eating Raoul

Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York's UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a ...

50. Reece Dinsdale

Actor | Hamlet

Dinsdale was born in Normanton West Yorkshire, England in 1959. He trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in the late seventies and early eighties. This eventually led to him being cast as Albert in the Partners in Crime (1983) series, making his first appearance in the episode The ...


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