Birth Month Day of 01-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Lucy Boynton

Actress | Sing Street

Lucy Boynton (born 17 January 1994) is an American-English actress. She made her film debut with a leading role in Miss Potter (2006). Boynton starred in Copperhead (2013), Sing Street (2016), Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).

Boynton was born in New York City and ...

2. Betty White

Actress | The Proposal

Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive for the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent.

Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic ...

3. Jim Carrey

Actor | Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...

4. Zooey Deschanel

Actress | New Girl

Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ (2004)) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks (1990). Her paternal ...

5. Kelly Marie Tran

Actress | Raya and the Last Dragon

Kelly Marie Tran was born on January 17, 1989 in San Diego, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017) and Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019).

6. Leigh Whannell

Actor | Saw

Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where, at the age of four, he developed an obsession with telling stories. Whether it be through acting, writing or filmmaking, his primary love was getting a reaction from an audience. In 1995, at the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal ...

7. Joshua Malina

Actor | In the Line of Fire

Joshua Malina was born on January 17, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA as Joshua Charles Malina. He is an actor and producer, known for In the Line of Fire (1993), A Few Good Men (1992) and The American President (1995). He has been married to Melissa Merwin since December 1, 1996. They have ...

8. Kang-ho Song

Actor | Gwoemul

Song Kang-ho never professionally trained as an actor, beginning his career in social theater groups after graduating from Kimhae High School. Later, he joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theater company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation, which proved to be Song's training ...

9. Freddy Rodríguez

Actor | Planet Terror

Freddy Rodríguez was born on January 17, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Planet Terror (2007), Poseidon (2006) and Harsh Times (2005). He has been married to Maria Elsie Rivera since December 23, 1995. They have two children.

10. James Earl Jones

Actor | Rogue One

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...

11. Indya Moore

Actress | Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

Indya Moore is an actress, writer, director, model, social activist and founder of Beetlefruit Media, Inc., a production company focused on storytelling in various mediums. Born and raised in the Bronx, they have appeared in Vogue and OUT, as well as assignments for GQ, Gucci and Christian Dior. ...

12. Eartha Kitt

Actress | The Emperor's New Groove

An out-of-wedlock child, Eartha Kitt was born in the cotton fields of South Carolina. Kitt's mother was a sharecropper of African-American and Cherokee Native American descent. Her father's identity is unknown. Given away by her mother, she arrived in Harlem at age nine. At 15, she quit high school...

13. Willa Fitzgerald

Actress | Little Women

Willa Fitzgerald is an American actress, native of Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Fitzgerald graduated from the Harpeth Hall School, a private college-preparatory school for girls in Nashville in 2009, then got her BA in theater studies from Yale University in 2013. Her career in films ...

14. Naveen Andrews

Actor | Planet Terror

Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London on January 17, 1969. His parents were both Indian immigrants from Kerala, India. In high school, he auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Two of his classmates were Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis. ...

15. Denis O'Hare

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

Denis O'Hare was born on January 17, 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Denis Patrick Seamus O'Hare. He is an actor and writer, known for Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Garden State (2004) and The Proposal (2009). He has been married to Hugo Redwood since July 28, 2011. They have one child.

16. Scott Mechlowicz

Actor | Mean Creek

Scott David Mechlowicz was born in New York City, to Susan (Lehrman) and Morris Mechlowicz. He was raised in Plano, Texas. He graduated from Plano Senior High School and after one semester of university in Texas, he studied at and graduated from UCLA in 2003. His career began with Neverland (2003),...

17. Sheree North

Actress | Breakout

Sheree North was born on January 17, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Dawn Shirley Crang. She is known for her work on Breakout (1975), Charley Varrick (1973) and Cold Dog Soup (1990). She was married to Phillip Alan Norman, Dr. Gerhardt Ralph Sommer, John M. "Bud" Freeman and Frederick ...

18. Patricia Owens

Actress | The Fly

Patricia Owens was born in Golden, British Columbia, in 1925. When she was eight she moved to England, where she embarked on a number of stage plays. Later she was spotted by a Twentieth Century-Fox executive, who offered her a contract, and in 1956 she went to Hollywood. There she met Sy Bartlett,...

19. Isa Briones

Actress | Star Trek: Picard

Isa Briones was born Isabella Camille Briones in London, England. Her parents, Jon Jon Briones and Megan Johnson Briones are both actors and singers, and her younger brother, Teo Briones is also an actor. She began modeling in New York at the age of 3, and started acting when her family moved to ...

20. Hale Appleman

Actor | Teeth

Graduate of famed LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts.

Studied at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama.

Starred in the Roundabout Theater Company's revival production of David Rabe's Streamers, directed by Scott Ellis. ('08/'09 Season)

Played Jesus in the New York Premiere of Sarah ...

21. Jonathan Keltz

Actor | Entourage

Jonathan Lippert Keltz was born in New York City, to Karin Lippert, who worked in public relations, and Martin Keltz, the co-founder and President of Scholastic Productions. He remained in the city through pre-school before moving upstate to Woodstock, New York, where he attended Poughkeepsie Day ...

22. Andy Kaufman

Actor | Taxi

Referred to by some as a dadaistic comedian, Andy Kaufman took comedy and performance art to the edges of irrationality and blurred the dividing line between reality and imagination. Born in New York City on January 17, 1949, the first son of Stanley and Janice Kaufman, Andy grew up on New York in ...

23. D.J. Caruso

Director | I Am Number Four

Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Caruso came west to play tennis and study Television Production at Pepperdine University. Interned at Disney Studios in the Product Placement department and later hooked up with Director John Badham, who mentored him into a second-unit director, after Badham lost his ...

24. Brian Helgeland

Writer | A Knight's Tale

Brian Helgeland was born in 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island and raised in New Bedford Massachusetts, fictional home of The Spouter Inn where Ishmael first met Queequeg. A born worker, Helgeland has endeavored to achieve in the following fields: snow shoveler, scrap newspaper collector, dishwasher,...

25. Genndy Tartakovsky

Producer | Samurai Jack

Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at CalArts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student ...

26. David Blue

Actor | Ugly Betty

The youngest of three boys, David Blue grew up as the comedian of the family. A lifelong actor, singer and dancer, Blue spent years performing onstage. He eventually graduated from the conservatory at the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Acting and Musical Theatre ...

27. Amy Sherman-Palladino

Producer | The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

An only child, Amy Sherman-Palladino is daughter to comedian Don Sherman & dancer Maybin Hewes.

Originally a dancer herself, Palladino had initially received a callback to the musical Cats, while also having a possible writing position on the staff of Roseanne in rotation. When she and writing ...

28. Joanna David

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Joanna David was born on January 17, 1947 in Lancaster, England as Joanne E. Hacking. She is an actress and producer, known for Pride and Prejudice (1995), You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010) and Rebecca (1979). She has been married to Edward Fox since 2004. They have two children.

29. Adriana Ugarte

Actress | Julieta

Along 2013 year, has starred as Sira Quiroga in a tv series "El tiempo entre costuras" - L'espionne de Tanger - written by María Dueña best-seller. Acting this role, Sira was a young seamstress, who moved from Madrid (Spain) to Tanger (Morocco) in 1930 decade, when she had as clients important ...

30. Sofia Shinas

Actress | The Crow

Since starring opposite the late Brandon Lee in The Crow (1994), the Greek Canadian goddess may be most recognized by moviegoers worldwide for her performance in the iconic sleeper hit. To her Canadian fans, the actress, director and producer is most recognized for her soft voice, unassuming and ...

31. Linda Kash

Actress | Best in Show

Linda Kash began her professional life at the Second City in Toronto. She has also appeared in a number of plays for Canadian Stage.

She was a series regular cast member in The Comedy Mill, Max Glick, Variety Tonight in Canada and SheTV, Minor Adjustments and Style and Substance in the US. As well ...

32. Chris William Martin

Actor | Chaos Theory

Chris started his acting career at fifteen when he answered an open casting call for the Nickelodeon drama "Fifteen". Citing rain as the reason for attending the audition, Chris landed one of the lead roles and soon after was nominated for a Youth In Film Award for his portrayal of "Dylan" on the ...

33. Steve Harvey

Producer | The Steve Harvey Show

Steve Harvey was born on January 17, 1957 in Welch, West Virginia, USA as Broderick Stephen Harvey. He is a producer and actor, known for The Steve Harvey Show (1996), You Got Served (2004) and Family Feud (1999). He has been married to Marjorie Harvey since June 25, 2007. They have two children. ...

34. Tara Elders

Actress | Interview

Tara Elders was born on January 17, 1980 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Interview (2007), Sextet (2007) and May 6th (2004). She has been married to Michiel Huisman since February 2008. They have one child.

35. Susanna Hoffs

Soundtrack | Austin Powers in Goldmember

Susanna Hoffs was born on January 17, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Susanna Lee Hoffs. She is an actress and composer, known for Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) and Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999). She has been married to Jay Roach since ...

36. Diogo Morgado

Actor | Son of God

While his acting debut was at the age of 15, Diogo Morgado later became known internationally for his groundbreaking portrayal of "Jesus" in 20th Century Fox's feature film "Son of God" and in The History Channel's highly rated, Emmy nominated miniseries "The Bible." Morgado's recent work includes ...

37. François Damiens

Actor | L'arnacoeur

François Damiens was born on January 17, 1973 in Uccle, Belgium as François Georges Henri Marie Ghislain Joseph Damiens. He is an actor and director, known for Heartbreaker (2010), Delicacy (2011) and Dany (2018).

38. Nancy Parsons

Actress | Porky's

Nancy Parsons was born in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota, to Mary Margaret née Samsa and Charles Walter Parsons. She had two siblings -- Mary Jean Parsons and Theresa Mae Macrae née Parsons. When she was seventeen, her father remarried Genevieve Stack and moved with the three girls to South Pasadena, ...

39. Mitch Vogel

Actor | The Reivers

Lanky, freckle-faced, unassuming and a spitting image of how you would envision Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer" character if he came alive, juvenile actor Mitch Vogel was one of Hollywood's top performers during the late 1960s and early 1970s. His career fell away, however, by the following decade and ...

40. Melody Johnson

Actress | Jason X

Melody Johnson was born on January 17, 1983 in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Jason X (2001), The Virgin Suicides (1999) and A Simple Favor (2018).

41. Benno Fürmann

Actor | Joyeux Noël

Benno Fürmann was born on 17 January 1972 in Berlin, Germany and worked as a waiter, bouncer and drifter before attending acting lessons at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. After returning to Germany, he played several minor parts in movie and television projects until his breakthrough ...

42. Kevin Reynolds

Director | Waterworld

Raised as an Air Force brat, Kevin Reynolds' love for cinema inspired him to forsake his law school degree and move to Los Angeles to enroll in the University of Southern California's legendary film school. Reynolds' graduate thesis film "Proof" became the basis for "Fandango" starring Kevin ...

43. Todd Susman

Actor | The Taking of Pelham 123

Todd Susman was born on January 17, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009), Blast from the Past (1999) and Beverly Hills Cop II (1987).

44. Connor Cruise

Actor | Red Dawn

Connor Cruise was born on January 17, 1995 in Florida, USA as Connor Anthony Kidman Cruise. He is an actor, known for Red Dawn (2012) and Seven Pounds (2008).

45. Max Adler

Actor | Detention of the Dead

Born in Queens, New York and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Adler moved to Los Angeles immediately after graduating high school to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. Max Adler, a cast member of the Golden Globe Winner for Best Television Series - Comedy (Glee) and a Screen Actors Guild Award ...

46. Keith D. Robinson

Actor | Dreamgirls

Keith Robinson was born in Kentucky and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina. He later moved to Augusta and graduated from Lakeside High School. He attended the University of Georgia and, while there, signed a recording contract with Motown Records, but that label never issued any of his material.

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47. Kathrine Herzer

Actress | Madam Secretary

Kathrine Herzer was born on January 17, 1997 in Los Angeles, California. She is an actress and assistant director, known for Madam Secretary (2014) and Men, Women & Children (2014).

48. Robyn Addison

Actress | Dragon Age: Inquisition

Robyn Addison was born on January 17, 1985 in Derby, Derbyshire, England. She is an actress, known for Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014), Doc Martin (2004) and Survivors (2008). She has been married to Shane Zaza since August 14, 2016.

49. Chloe Lattanzi

Actress | Sharknado 5: Global Swarming

Chloe Lattanzi was born on January 17, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Chloe Rose Lattanzi. She is an actress and composer, known for Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017), The Wilde Girls (2001) and Deltopia.

50. Daniel Louis Rivas

Actor | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Daniel Louis Rivas was born and raised in New York City to a Mexican father and Russian Jewish mother from Venezuela. A multimedia performer since he was a child, Daniel's first speaking role was opposite Gary Oldman in the classic film Sid and Nancy. Daniel has appeared in the films Cherry, ...


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