Birthdays: May 29by bcampos862 | created - 29 May 2015 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
Writer | The Boondocks
An unlikely firestorm was ignited on the 19th of April, 1999. The Universal Press Syndicate made the largest launch ever of a single comic strip in the history of the printed page when it debuted an off-beat work in more than 160 newspapers that day (and 40 more by year's end). The strip, centering...
3. Adam Brown
Adam Brown is an English actor and writer who was born in Hungerford, Berkshire. Adam's first film role came when he was cast as the dwarf Ori in the three-part adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, directed by Peter Jackson.
He trained clown and comedy and is co-founder of the comedy writing/...
4. Adrian Paul
Actor | Nine Miles Down
With over 30 films and 200 hours of television experience, versatility, discipline and a solid work ethic have been the underpinnings of Adrian's very successful 30-year acting career. Internationally recognized for his role as Duncan Macleod, in Highlander-The Series", Adrian has also produced and...
Actress | The Big Bang Theory
Alessandra Torresani was born Alessandra Olivia Toreson in Palo Alto, California. Before becoming an actress, Alessandra studied dancing and singing from the age of two and achieved a Black Belt in Tae-Kwon-Do by the age of nine. Torresani's television debut was at age nine when she hosted the WB ...
Alfonsina Storni was born on May 29, 1892 in Sala Capriasca, Switzerland as Alfonsina Storni Martignoni. She died on October 24, 1938 in Mar del Plata, Argentina.
Actress | Zoolander 2
Ana Beatriz Barros is one of the top Brazillian models in the world, working for high profile fashion labels including Victoria's Secret, Guess, Sisley's and Sports Illustrated. Born on the 29th of May, 1982, in Itabira Brazil, Ana started her modeling career at the tender age of 14 when she was ...
10. Anita Briem
Actress | Journey to the Center of the Earth
Anita Briem is an Icelandic actress. She is known for her role as Jane Seymour on The Tudors and her role as Hannah Ásgeirsson in Journey to the Center of the Earth. Briem was born in Reykjavík and is the daughter of drummer Gunnlaugur Briem of Mezzoforte and back-up vocalist Erna Þórarinsdóttir. ...
11. Annette Bening
Actress | American Beauty
Annette Carol Bening was born on May 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kansas, the youngest of four children of Shirley (Ashley), a soloist and church singer, and Arnett Grant Bening, an insurance salesman. She is of German and British Isles ancestry. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she ...
12. Anthony Azizi
Actor | Eagle Eye
Anthony Azizi started his career many years ago, as a child, acting in plays for the Touchstone Theater run by Bill and Bridget George in Bethlehem, PA. He also started writing and staging his own plays at the age of eight for school and other public venues. He continued in the arts throughout all ...
13. Anthony Geary
Actor | General Hospital
Mr. Geary has come a long way from Coalville, Utah, the small mountain community of 800 where he was born. Tony was a gifted student, attending the University of Utah as a Presidential Award Scholar in theater. Jack Albertson saw Tony perform there, a nd cast him in "The Subject Was Roses." The ...
Actress | Border Romance
Tiny, emotive Latino beauty who was 'discovered' singing and dancing in an act with her two sisters at the Los Angeles Hidalgo theatre. Theatrical impresario and star maker Gus Edwards recognised her talent and took her under his wing. She soon made her entrance on the vaudeville circuit in novelty...
16. Beatrice Lillie
Actress | Thoroughly Modern Millie
Dubbed "the funniest woman in the world", comedienne Beatrice Lillie was born the daughter of a Canadian government official and grew up in Toronto. She sang in a family trio act with her mother, Lucy, and her piano-playing older sister, Muriel. Times were hard and the ambitious mother eventually ...
19. Bob Hope
Actor | The Ghost Breakers
Comedian Bob Hope was born Leslie Townes Hope in Eltham, London, England, the fifth of seven sons of Avis (Townes), light opera singer, and William Henry Hope, a stonemason from Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. His maternal grandmother was Welsh. Hope moved to Bristol before emigrating with his parents...
20. Bob Simon
Self | 60 Minutes
Bob Simon was born on May 29, 1941 in Bronx, New York, USA as Robert David Simon. He was a producer, known for 60 Minutes (1968), 60 Minutes Wednesday (1999) and CSI: NY (2004). He was married to Françoise. He died on February 11, 2015 in Manhattan, New York City, New York.
Actor | Get on Up
Brandon Smith started acting at the tender age of 8 years old. Soon, he booked his first national commercial for Nike with Tiger Woods.
Brandon Smith has garnered a legion of loyal fans for playing the iconic role of super-suave Nico Harris on the Disney Channel series "So Random" ("Sonny with a ...
22. Brian Turk
Actor | Carnivàle
Brian Turk was born on May 29, 1970 in Northglenn, Colorado, USA. He is known for his work on Carnivàle (2003), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) and A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001). He was married to Emily Wu. He died on September 13, 2019 in Orange, California, USA.
23. Carl Duering
Actor | A Clockwork Orange
Carl Duering was born on May 29, 1923 in Berlin, Germany as Gerhard Fuchs. He is known for his work on A Clockwork Orange (1971), The Boys from Brazil (1978) and Possession (1981). He was married to Nancy Manningham and Mary Sydney Burr Campion. He died on September 1, 2018 in London, England.
24. Carlton Wilborn
Actor | Beautiful Boy
Carlton Wilborn started out as a principle dancer with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and as the lead dancer with Madonna for two world tours, has performed before twenty thousand people at Madison Square Garden and eighty thousand at Wembley Stadium in London. Carlton brings his artistic passion ...
25. Carmelo Anthony
Carmelo Anthony was born on May 29, 1984 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Carmelo Kyam Anthony. He is a producer and actor, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016), Nurse Jackie (2009) and This Is (2015). He has been married to La La Anthony since July 10, 2010. They have one...
28. Chris Violette
Actor | A Christmas Crush
Chris Violette is a Canadian born TV and Film Actor. After graduating in Business Marketing, Chris decided to explore his passion for the arts and focus on becoming an entertainer. He started with modeling, and one thing led to another. Chris started attending acting classes, and before he knew it ...
31. Clifton James
Actor | Live and Let Die
Blustery, stocky, loud although often genial character actor who has created a niche for himself playing often frustrated and fast talking Southern characters... most noticeably as Sheriff J.W. Pepper alongside Roger Moore in the James Bond adventures Live and Let Die (1973) and The Man with the ...
32. Cotter Smith
Actor | Mindhunter
Cotter Smith was born on May 29, 1949 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Joseph Cotter Smith. He is known for his work on Mindhunter (2017), You Don't Know Jack (2010) and X2: X-Men United (2003). He has been married to Heidi Mueller since March 31, 2001. He was previously married to Mel ...
35. Danny Elfman
Music_department | The Nightmare Before Christmas
As Danny Elfman was growing up in the Los Angeles area, he was largely unaware of his talent for composing. It wasn't until the early 1970s that Danny and his older brother Richard Elfman started a musical troupe while in Paris; the group "Mystic Knights of Oingo-Boingo" was created for Richard's ...
36. David Burtka
David Burtka was born on May 29, 1975 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA as David M. Burtka. He is an actor and writer, known for A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011), Neil's Puppet Dreams (2012) and CSI: NY (2004). He has been married to Neil Patrick Harris since September 6, 2014. They have two ...
37. Debra Stipe
Actress | Tough Guys Don't Dance
Debra Stipe was born on May 29, 1962 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Tough Guys Don't Dance (1987), Father Figures (2017) and Life @ Stipe (2019). She has been married to Greg Stipe since September 28, 1991. They have two children.
Actress | The Mandalorian
For Diana Lee Inosanto, becoming part of the iconic Star Wars franchise may seem like a dream, but it is very much the real-life culmination of 30 years of dedication and hard work. Diana joined the cast of The Mandalorian for the show's second season as the Magistrate Morgan Elsbeth after doing ...
40. Don Reynolds
Don Reynolds was born on May 29, 1937 in Odell, Texas, USA as Don Kay Reynolds. He is known for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). He died on January 9, 2019 in ...
48. Frederick Jaeger
Frederick was educated in Germany and France. He came to England in 1939 and took up acting at the suggestion of his English headmaster. He attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London between 1946 and 1948 and started his stage career at preston Rep in 1949. Many rep seasons in ...
49. Fresh Kid Ice
Soundtrack | New Jack City
Christopher Wong Won (Fresh Kid Ice) is the first Asian American rapper, a Miami Bass pioneer, and a music producer. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, he and his family moved to New York when he was 12. Upon graduating from high school, he joined the U.S. Air Force for a four-year stint. ...
50. Gilberto Rey
Writer | Coche cama alojamiento
Gilberto Rey was born on May 29, 1936 in Pergamino, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Gilberto José Coradello Rey. He was a writer and actor, known for Coche cama alojamiento (1968), Rosas para su enamorada (1980) and Comedias para vivir (1981). He died on February 12, 2011 in Buenos Aires.
51. Gregg Sulkin
Actor | Runaways
Gregg Sulkin is an actor/producer who was born in London, England. He most recently starred as Chase Stein in the Marvel/Hulu series "Marvel's Runaways".
Sulkin is represented by Danielle Del (D2 Management).
He boasts an impressive eight million followers across on his social media platforms.
52. Gregg Toland
Cinematographer | Citizen Kane
Born in Illinois in 1904, the only child of Jennie and Frank Toland, Gregg and his mother moved to California several years after his parents divorced in 1910. Through Jennie's work as a housekeeper for several people in the movie business, Gregg may had gotten a $12-a-week job at age 15 as an ...
53. Bambino Veira
Actor | R.R.D.T
Héctor 'Bambino' Veira
54. Helmut Berger
Actor | The Godfather: Part III
Helmut Berger - Austrian born film actor, mostly known for starring in Luchino Visconti's films, which are now considered modern classics. Born Helmut Steinberger in Salzburg in 1944, he turned down a prospect of running a family hotel business and went to London where he worked as waiter to pay ...
57. Iris Adrian
Actress | The Odd Couple
Sugar, Pepper, Pearl, Sunny, Goldie, Bubbles, all those are nicknames borne by petite actress Iris Adrian in several of the 160 movies she made. With such names, don't expect to see her playing Joan of Arc or Electra but it remains that all these pet names reflect her winning femininity, its ...
58. Isaac Albéniz
Soundtrack | Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascualwas a Spanish virtuoso pianist, composer, and conductor. He is one of the foremost composers of the Post-Romantic era who also had a significant influence on his contemporaries and younger composers. He is best known for his piano works based on Spanish folk ...
59. Isabel Dean
Actress | Sense and Sensibility
In a career spanning 50 years, Isabel Dean demonstrated talent and versatility while never fulfilling the great promise initially indicated. With large eyes and classically chiseled features, she became best known as an exponent of somewhat steely patrician ladies of elegance and breeding. That she...
60. Jay Paulson
Actor | Catch-22
Jay Paulson has worked continuously since his teens. Recently seen as Chaplain Tappmann in George Clooney's Golden Globe nominated Catch-22 and as Detective Andy Ohls opposite Chris Pine in the Patty Jenkins helmed, I Am the Night; he is fondly remembered for his turn as Don Draper's brother Adam ...
61. John D. LeMay
John D. LeMay has been a working actor in Los Angeles since 1985 after studying music and theatre at Illinois State University. His television credits include Parks and Recreation, E-Ring, Providence, Sisters, Eddie Dodd, Over My Dead Body, Tour of Duty, Remington Steele, The Facts of Life, and Rod...
62. John F. Kennedy
Writer | Profiles in Courage
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last ...
Director | The Devil Is a Woman
Josef von Sternberg split his childhood between Vienna and New York City. His father, a former soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army, could not support his family in either city; Sternberg remembered him only as "an enormously strong man who often used his strength on me." Forced by poverty to drop ...
64. Julie Cobb
Actress | Star Trek
Julie Cobb was born into a theatrical family. Her mother, Helen Beverley, was a renowned Yiddish stage and film actress, and her father was famed award-winning actor Lee J. Cobb. Her grandparents on her mother's side were also performers and theater owners. Involved in theater at Beverly Hills High...
65. Justin Chon
Actor | Twilight
Justin Chon was born in Garden Grove, Orange County, California, and was raised in Irvine, California. He is the son of Kyung, a pianist, and Sang Chon, a former child actor. Justin is of Korean descent.
Justin Chon is a writer, director, and actor known for his '90s LA Riots drama Gook (2017), ...
67. Karla DeVito
Soundtrack | The Breakfast Club
Karla DeVito grew up in Mokena, Illinois, about 35 miles southwest of Chicago, which at the time was a small farming town. From her earliest years, she showed an artistic bent, and a love of music and performing.
After graduating from high school, she enrolled at Loyola University in Chicago with a ...
68. Katie Boyle
Actress | ITV Play of the Week
Katie Boyle was born on May 29, 1926 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Caterina Irene Elena Maria Imperiali de Principi di Francavilla. She was an actress, known for ITV Play of the Week (1955), First Love (1959) and Intent to Kill (1958). She was married to Peter Saunders, Greville Pollard Bayliss ...
69. KayCee Stroh
Actress | High School Musical 3: Senior Year
KayCee Stroh was born on May 29, 1984 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. She is an actress, known for High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), High School Musical (2006) and High School Musical 2 (2007). She has been married to Ben Higginson since January 9, 2009. They have two children.
70. Kevin Conway
Actor | Thirteen Days
Kevin Conway was born on May 29, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Kevin John Conway. He was an actor and director, known for Thirteen Days (2000), Gettysburg (1993) and Invincible (2006). He was married to Mila Burnette. He died on February 5, 2020 in Manhattan, New York City.
72. La Toya Jackson
Actress | The Last Sharknado: It's About Time
La Toya Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana, USA as La Toya Yvonne Jackson. As a member of the famous Jackson family, though she was the most outspoken, she has lived in her sister Janet's and brother Michael's shadow. She is a producer, known for Playboy Celebrity Centerfold: La Toya Jackson (1994),...
73. Laverne Cox
Actress | Promising Young Woman
With various 'firsts' in her already impressive career, Laverne Cox is a three time Emmy-nominated actress, Emmy winning documentary film producer and a prominent equal rights advocate. Laverne's groundbreaking role of Sophia Burset in the critically acclaimed Netflix original series "Orange is The...
75. Liesl Ahlers
Actress | Triggered
Liesl Ahlers is a South African Actress. She studied Acting for Film & TV in Canada at the Vancouver Academy of Dramatic Arts (VADA).
Liesl was cast as Marina Mills in the Warner Bros feature film Friend Request, for which she received an award in Moscow. Liesl acted opposite William Hurt in BBC ...
77. Lisa Whelchel
Actress | The Facts of Life
Lisa Whelchel was born in Littlefield, Texas, USA on Wednesday, May 29, 1963. She is the daughter of James "Jimmy" and Virginia "Genny" Whelchel. Her parents divorced in 1981 and her mother married Roy Coleman in 1983. She has a younger brother, James (Cody) Whelchel, and a younger half-brother, ...
79. Maika Monroe
Actress | It Follows
Santa Barbara-born Maika Monroe's initial desire was to pursue a career in professional freestyle kiteboarding (kite surfer). Following in her father's footsteps, she started the sport at the age of 13. She moved to the Dominican Republic's north coast of Cabarete in her senior year of high school ...
81. Maribel Guardia
Actress | Terror y encajes negros
Maribel Guardia was born on May 29, 1959 in San Jose, Costa Rica as Maribel Fernández García. She is an actress, known for Terror and Black Lace (1986), La Alacrana (1986) and Mujer de cabaret (1991). She was previously married to Joan Sebastian.
83. Martha Roth
Actress | Una familia de tantas
Martha Roth was born on May 29, 1932 in Padua, Veneto, Italy. She was an actress, known for Una familia de tantas (1949), Corazón salvaje (1956) and Massacre (1956). She was married to Juan Fernando Pérez Gavilán and Rubén Fuentes. She died on October 7, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico.
85. Mathew Waters
Actor | Peter Pan
Mathew was born in Sydney, Australia. He stayed two years at the L A. Talent School in Liverpool, Sydney. His first acting job was in the Musical "The Boy from Oz" in which he played Young Peter Allen after being selected from more than 2000 boys. He later got to portray Peter Allen again but this ...
86. Matthew Porretta
Actor | Robin Hood: Men in Tights
Matthew Charles Porretta was born on May 29th, 1965, in Darien, Connecticut USA. He was born into an incredible show-biz family: His father, Frank II, is a trained opera singer and accomplished actor. His mother, Roberta, is also a trained singer and was Miss Ohio, 1956. Matthew wasted no time in ...
87. Mel B
Actress | Spice World
Born on May 29, 1975 in Leeds, England, Melanie Brown became a member of Spice Girls in 1994. Their three albums sold more than 40 million copies worldwide and they had nine singles at number 1 in the UK.
"Hot" was her first solo album, released on 9th October 2000. It entered the UK charts at #28. ...
Actress | Encino Man
Michole Briana White is a Chicago native who became certain of her dream to be an artist at the age of 12, when introduced to modeling which led to acting. Now a seasoned vet in the world of theatre, film, television and commercials, some of Ms. White's credits include:
.Series regular role in Black...
91. Mike Porcaro
Music_department | Dune
Mike Porcaro was born on May 29, 1955 in South Windsor, Connecticut, USA as Michael Joseph Porcaro. He is known for his work on Dune (1984), American Heart (1992) and Inside Moves (1980). He was married to Cheryl. He died on March 15, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
92. Nanette Newman
Actress | The Stepford Wives
Prior to going to RADA she'd had a small part in 'The Rebel' with Tony Hancock but after the first day she went home in tears as she'd been made up with bright green lips and mud in her hair for her part as an extra sensualist. While she enjoyed making the film and working with Tony she didn't ...
93. Neil Crone
Actor | Hollywoodland
Neil is an actor and writer. He has performed in dozens of television and radio commercials, TV shows and is the voice of numerous animation characters every Saturday morning. A Second City veteran Improvisor, host, stand-up comic and winner of a Canadian Comedy Award, Neil is also an award-winning...
94. Nick Mancuso
Actor | Under Siege
Darkly handsome Nick Mancuso, born Nicodemo Antonio Massimo Mancuso, was born in 1948 in Mammola, Italy but raised as a child in Canada (from age 8). During his over four decade career, films claimed him as the Antichrist (Franco Macalousso) in the Apocalypse trilogy produced by Cloud Ten Pictures (...
97. Noel Gallagher
Soundtrack | The Saint
Born in 1967, Noel Thomas David Gallagher was raised in a working class family home in the Manchester suburb of Burnage by Irish immigrant parents Tommy and Peggy Gallagher. At the age of 13, he first began to play a guitar that his father had left him following his parents' separation, and he ...
99. Olivia Delcán
Actress | Isla Bonita
Olivia Delcan born May 29, 1992 is a Spanish actress and writer who grew up between Los Angeles and Menorca. She speaks English, Spanish and Catalan totally fluently. She is known for the TV series "Locked up" and the films "Isla Bonita" and "Lejos del mar". In theatre she's played lead roles in ...
100. Paloma Kwiatkowski
Actress | Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Paloma Kwiatkowski was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. She is of Polish descent, with her parents immigrating to Canada shortly before she was born. Paloma grew up heavily involved in the arts, attending a specialized secondary school for theatre, improv, and film-making. When she was 17, she ...