Birth Month Day of 05-01 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Wes Anderson
Director | Fantastic Mr. Fox
Wesley Wales Anderson was born in Houston, Texas. His mother, Texas Ann (Burroughs), is an archaeologist turned real estate agent, and his father, Melver Leonard Anderson, worked in advertising and PR. He has two brothers, Eric and Mel. Anderson's parents divorced when he was a young child, an ...
3. Lizzy Greene
Actress | A Million Little Things
Lizzy Greene was discovered in 2013 at a talent workshop in her hometown of Dallas. Growing up she was drawn to everything related to the performing arts. She got her start in theater at age seven, specializing in comedic projects. After a few years training in theater, traveling with an improv ...
4. Julie Benz
Actress | Dexter
Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in ...
Actress | The Handmaid's Tale
Madeline Kathryn Brewer was born May 1, 1992 in Pitman, New Jersey. She is a graduate of American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, graduating in 2012. Her TV debut is Orange Is the New Black (2013). Prior to "Orange is the New Black", she stated that she had no prior professional ...
6. Kerry Bishé
Actress | Argo
Kerry Lynne Bishé is a New Zealand-born American actress, known for her lead role as Donna Clark in the AMC television series Halt and Catch Fire (2014). Bishé played the lead/narrator role on the final season of ABC's medical sitcom Scrubs (2001) and starred in the critically acclaimed drama film ...
Actor | Succession
Nicholas was born in Bethpage, New York. His parents are actor Craig Braun and Elizabeth Lyle. He made his debut in Disney productions such as Sky High (2005) and Princess Protection Program (2009). He also had a recurring role as Cameron in ABC Family's 2009-2010 series 10 Things I Hate About You ...
9. Bailey Chase
Actor | Longmire
Bailey attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, on a full athletic scholarship. He graduated in 1995 with a degree in Psychology. After graduation, Bailey moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career, which has encompassed a training stint in London and performing in such plays as "A...
10. Joanna Lumley
Actress | Absolutely Fabulous
Joanna Lumley was born on 1 May, 1946 in Kashmir, India, to British parents, Thya Beatrice Rose (Weir) and James Rutherford Lumley. Her father was a major in the Gurkha Rifles, and she spent most of her early childhood in the Far East where her father was posted.
An aspiring actress, she first came ...
11. Violante Placido
Actress | Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
Italian actress/singer/songwriter Violante Placido was born in Rome. She made her on-screen debut in Quattro bravi ragazzi (1993) alongside her father Michele Placido. In 1996 she starred in Jack Frusciante Has Left the Band (1996) which became quite successful in Italy. Her first major role was in ...
12. Caitlin Stasey
Actress | Tomorrow, When the War Began
Caitlin Jean Stasey is an Australian actress who is well known for her roles as Francesca Thomas in The Sleepover Club (2003), Rachel Kinski in Neighbours (1985) and Ellie Linton in the film adaptation of John Marsden's best seller 'Tomorrow When the War Began'
Caitlin is from Victoria, Australia, ...
13. Sacha Dhawan
Actor | The Great
Sacha Dhawan was born in Bramhall, Stockport to Hindu parents though he actually attended a Roman Catholic secondary school, Thomas Aquinas College, in nearby Stockport, where one of the authors whom he studied for his final exams was Alan Bennett, with whom he was very impressed. He began as a ...
14. Glenn Ford
Actor | Gilda
Legendary actor Glenn Ford was born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford in Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada, to Hannah Wood (Mitchell) and Newton Ford, a railroad executive. His family moved to Santa Monica, California when he was eight years old. His acting career began with plays at high school...
15. John Woo
Director | Ying hung boon sik
Born in southern China, John Woo grew up in Hong Kong, where he began his film career as an assistant director in 1969, working for Shaw Brothers Studios. He directed his first feature in 1973 and has been a prolific director ever since, working in a wide variety of genres before A Better Tomorrow ...
16. Drew Sidora
Actress | Step Up
Drew Sidora was born on May 1, 1985 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Drew Sidora Jordan. She is an actress and producer, known for Step Up (2006), Wild Hogs (2007) and White Chicks (2004). She has been married to Ralph Pittman since August 21, 2014. They have two children.
19. Dann Florek
Born (May 1, 1950) and raised in Flat Rock, Michigan, the son of a chiropractor, bald-domed, serious-looking Dann Harvey Florek majored in math and physics at Eastern Michigan University. A drama scholarship, however, changed his destiny and he left the college before graduating. He moved to New ...
20. John Diehl
Actor | The Client
Performer whose career has spanned over 30 years. Particularly called upon to play various delinquents, wackos and psychos in his earlier years, he has matured into a fine screen character actor. His career began in the early 80s with a number of bit parts in movies such as Escape from New York (...
Actor | 18 Again!
Charlie Thomas Schlatter was born on May 1, 1966 in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. It was in high school that he fell in love with acting. He liked a girl and auditioned for a school play of "Oliver" to impress her. He once said, "The girl didn't only happen to be cute, she was also the only girl at school...
22. Diahnne Abbott
Actress | Taxi Driver
Diahnne Abbott is an American actress from New York City. She is primarily known as the first wife of actor Robert De Niro (1943-). Their marriage lasted from 1976 and 1988, and ended in a divorce.
Abbott made her film debut in the psychological thriller "Taxi Driver" (1976), where she played an ...
25. Tim McGraw
Actor | Tomorrowland
Three-time Grammy Award winner Tim McGraw, the son of former major league reliever Tug McGraw, is a country music superstar who has sold over 40 million albums. Eleven of his album have debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard country album chart and he has had 21 hit No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot ...
28. Joanna Adler
Actress | American Crime Story
Joanna P. Adler is an Obie Award-winning actor who has long enjoyed a distinguished career in New York City -- which began under the aegis of New York's internationally acclaimed theatre artists Mabou Mines and Richard Foreman. Also honored with the inaugural New Dramatists' Boden Award to Actors, ...
30. Stephen Macht
Actor | The Monster Squad
Trained professionally at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, a graduate of Dartmouth College, a Ph.D. in Dramatic Literature from Indiana University and, during his teaching days, a tenured Associate Professor, Stephen Macht is one of the best-educated working actors in America, today.
31. Joy Harmon
Actress | Cool Hand Luke
Born in Flushing, New York, the impressively endowed Patty Jo Harmon was discovered as a guest on You Bet Your Life (1950) by Groucho Marx and later was invited to work with him on Tell It to Groucho (1961). The TV exposure parlayed into roles in such obscure films as Village of the Giants (1965) ...
32. Dan O'Herlihy
Actor | RoboCop
Irish-born Dan O'Herlihy decided not to follow in his father's footsteps, forsaking the life of an architect in favour of the acting profession. The tall, distinguished-looking university graduate boasted a rich, resonant voice, which enabled him to easily find work in radio plays, as well on the ...
33. Douglas Barr
Director | Dead Badge
Douglas Barr was born on May 1, 1949 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA as Douglas Gregor Barr. He is an actor and director, known for Dead Badge (1995), Spaced Invaders (1990) and Secrets of the Mountain (2010). He has been married to Clare Kirkconnell since June 9, 1984. They have one child.
34. Anushka Sharma
Actress | PK
Anushka Sharma was born on 1 May 1988 in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. Her father, Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer, and her mother, Ashima Sharma, is a homemaker. Her father is a native of Uttar Pradesh, while her mother is a Garhwali. Her elder brother is film producer Karnesh Sharma, who ...
35. Darius McCrary
Actor | Family Matters
Darius McCrary is best known for his role as Eddie Winslow on the long-running television series "Family Matters." He began his career in Hollywood at the age of ten. McCrary, who is also a songwriter and music producer, is the son of Grammy-nominated gospel/jazz musician Howard McCrary and older ...
37. Mark Slade
Actor | The High Chaparral
Mark Slade was born in Salem, Massachusetts. In 1956, he enrolled at the Worcester Academy, intending to make a career of his great interest and hobby, cartooning. However, after filling in at the last minute for a sick classmate in a play entitled "The Male Animal", he founds himself smitten with ...
Actress | El crimen del Padre Amaro
Ana Claudia Talancon was born on May 1st, 1980 in Cancun, Mexico. Her first performance was in her home town Quintana Roo in Cancun.
She studied acting in Cancun with the Cuban professor Albio Paz. She later went to Mexico City to continue her studies at the Acting Workshop of Héctor Mendoza and ...
40. Dave Willis
Writer | Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Dave Willis was born on May 1, 1970 in Wichita Falls, Texas, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000), Squidbillies (2005) and Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (2007).
41. Paloma Baeza
Actress | Sunshine
Paloma - whose Christian name is the Spanish for 'Dove' - was born on May 1st 1975 in London. Her parents, an English mother and Mexican father were hippie musicians and, when Paloma was a baby they moved to live in Mexico City, where she stayed until she was nine and the parents separated. She ...
42. James Murray
Producer | Impractical Jokers
James Murray was born on May 1, 1976 in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA as James Stephen Murray. He is a producer and actor, known for Impractical Jokers (2011), Awakened (2018) and Impractical Jokers: After Party (2017). He has been married to Melyssa Murray since September 25, 2020. ...
47. John Meillon
Actor | Crocodile Dundee II
John Meillon was born on May 1, 1934 in Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He was an actor, known for Crocodile Dundee II (1988), Crocodile Dundee (1986) and Wake in Fright (1971). He was married to Bunny Gibson and June Salter. He died on August 10, 1989 in Neutral Bay, Sydney.
48. Maia Morgenstern
Actress | The Passion of the Christ
Maia Morgenstern is a Romanian film and stage actress, described by Florin Mitu of AMOS News as "a symbol of Romanian theater and film". In the English-speaking world, she is probably best known for the role of Mary, the mother of Jesus, in Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. In Romania, she ...
Actor | En kongelig affære
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard is a young danish actor. In 2012, he won the award of Best Male Actor at the Berlinale for his appearance in the movie A Royal Affair, while still attending theatre school, Statens Teaterskole in Copenhagen. He graduated in the summer of 2012.
Mikkel Boe Følsgaard grew up in the...