Birth Month Day of 05-16 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Megan Fox

Actress | Transformers

Megan Denise Fox was born on May 16, 1986 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Gloria Darlene Tonachio (née Cisson), a real estate manager & Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer; she was raised in Rockwood, Tennessee during her early childhood. She began her drama & dance training at age 5 and at age 10, ...

2. Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Actor | Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Thomas Brodie-Sangster was born on May 16, 1990 in London, England as Thomas Brodie Sangster. He is an actor and producer, known for Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Maze Runner (2014) and Love Actually (2003).

3. Danny Trejo

Actor | Machete

Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...

4. Lynn Collins

Actress | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Viola Lynn Collins was born in Houston, Texas, to Patricia Lynn (Campbell) and Phillip Dean Collins. She attended the Juilliard School for Drama and had a great deal of Shakespearean training before being cast as "Portia" in "The Merchant of Venice". She also played "Ophelia" in a production of "...

5. Vincent LaRusso

Actor | The Mighty Ducks

Vincent LaRusso was born on May 16, 1978 in Livingston, New Jersey, USA as Vincent Angelo LaRusso. He is an actor, known for The Mighty Ducks (1992), Superhero Movie (2008) and D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994). He was previously married to Kate Everard.

6. Melanie Lynskey

Actress | Togetherness

At 16 years of age, Melanie Lynskey captivated audiences with her astonishing debut in Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures (1994). Her portrayal of Pauline - an outcast teenager whose relationship with her best friend (Kate Winslet) spirals dangerously out of control - was described as "perfect" by ...

7. Pierce Brosnan

Actor | The World Is Not Enough

Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, to May (Smith), a nurse, and Thomas Brosnan, a carpenter. He lived in Navan, County Meath, until he moved to England, UK, at an early age (thus explaining his ability to play men from both backgrounds convincingly). His father left...

8. Tiya Sircar

Actress | The Good Place

Tiya Sircar is a lead on the upcoming ABC series "Alex, Inc." which premieres in 2018. Based on the podcast StartUp, Sircar plays the wife to Zach Braff's character, 'Alex Schuman,' who is a brilliant radio host who quit his job and start his own company. Sircar is also on the NBC hit comedy "The ...

9. David Boreanaz

Actor | Angel

David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually ...

10. Khary Payton

Actor | The Walking Dead

Khary Payton (born May 16, 1972) is an American actor and voice actor best known for his voice role of the DC Comics character Cyborg across various films, cartoons and video games. He is also known for his live action performances on General Hospital and The Walking Dead.

In 1986, Payton was a ...

11. Joseph Morgan

Actor | The Originals

Joseph Morgan was born in London and spent his childhood with his family in Swansea, Wales. Morgan moved back to London in his late teens to study acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. While there he continued to write and experiment with filmmaking, participating in student films and ...

12. Debra Winger

Actress | Terms of Endearment

Mary Debra Winger was born May 16, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruth (Felder), an office manager, and Robert Jack Winger, a meat packer. She is from a Jewish family (originally from Austria-Hungary and the Russian Empire). Her maternal grandparents called her Mary, while her parents called her Debra...

13. Henry Fonda

Actor | 12 Angry Men

Born in Grand Island, Nebraska, Henry Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater troupe directed by Dorothy Brando. He moved to the Cape Cod University Players and later Broadway, New York to expand his theatrical career from 1926 to 1934. His first ...

14. Yannick Bisson

Actor | Murdoch Mysteries

Yannick Bisson was born on May 16, 1969 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Yannick D. Bisson. He is an actor and producer, known for Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Anything for Jackson (2020) and Year by the Sea (2016). He has been married to Chantal Craig since May 26, 1990. They have three children.

15. Jim Sturgess

Actor | 21

Jim was born in London, the son of Jane O. (Martin) and Peter J. S. Sturgess. He was raised in Surrey. First and foremost his interest was music. However, he began to develop a secret passion for acting, at age 8, when he auditioned for local theatre to get out of class. Whilst music appeared cool,...

16. Mare Winningham

Actress | Philomena

Mary 'Mare' Megan Winningham is an actress and songwriter who has appeared in nearly 100 TV shows and feature films. She began her career in 1976 as a singer, and starred in numerous and diverse film roles before hitting it big as one of the original Brat Pack in Joel Schumacher's St. Elmo's Fire (...

17. Vincent Regan

Actor | 300

Vincent Regan was born on May 16, 1965. He is an actor and director, known for 300 (2006), Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) and Troy (2004). He has been married to Amelia Curtis since 2001. They have three children.

18. Yvonne Craig

Actress | Batgirl

Yvonne Joyce Craig was born on May 16, 1937 in Taylorville, Illinois. As a young teenager, Yvonne showed such promise as a dancer that she was accepted to Denham's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Her training progressed until she left the company in 1957 over a disagreement on casting changes. She ...

19. Jing Lusi

Actress | Crazy Rich Asians

Jing Lusi was born in Shanghai and moved to England with her parents at the age of five. After graduating law from University College London, Lusi went on to become one of the most prominent Asian actresses in the UK. She has appeared across TV (Lucky Man (2016), Scott & Bailey (2011)), film (...

20. Stanislav Yanevski

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Stanislav Yanevski was born on May 16, 1985 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is an actor and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Hostel: Part II (2007) and The Cloaking.

21. Harry Carey Jr.

Actor | Tombstone

Harry Carey, Jr., had been reliable character actor for decades, mostly in Westerns, before he retired. He is the son of the actor Harry Carey and the actress Olive Carey. He was born on his parents' 1000-acre ranch near Saugus, in the northwestern part of Los Angeles County, which is now next door...

22. Tori Spelling

Actress | Scary Movie 2

Tori Spelling was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of author Candy Spelling and Hollywood producer Aaron Spelling. With her father producing many popular television shows in the 1970s, Tori had an early flair for showbusiness. She appeared on many of her father's shows, which gained her more ...

23. Miles Heizer

Actor | Nerve

Miles Heizer was born on May 16, 1994 in Greenville, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor, known for Nerve (2016), Rails & Ties (2007) and Love, Simon (2018).

24. Tracey Gold

Actress | Growing Pains

Tracey Gold has virtually grown up on television. She made an auspicious television debut in the award-winning mini-series Roots. She also enjoyed seven years on the immensely popular ABC comedy series Growing Pains after which she returned to drama in more than 20 movies for television.

Born in New...

25. Stephen Mangan

Actor | Green Wing

After graduating from RADA in 1994, Cambridge law graduate Mangan did not pursue lead roles on-screen, preferring to take what he saw as the less limited opportunities on the stage. Between 1994 and 2000, he performed in plays by (among others) Shakespeare, Shaw, Coward, Benn and Goldsmith ...

26. Ramon Tikaram

Actor | Jupiter Ascending

Ramon Tikaram was born on May 16, 1967 in Singapore. He is an actor, known for Jupiter Ascending (2015), Vampire Academy (2014) and Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014).

27. Kevin McDonald

Actor | The Kids in the Hall

Born in Montreal Canada. Drama major at Humber College, but kicked out for only being good at comedy. Enrolled in an improv class and met Dave Foley. They began working as a comedy team while employed as movie ushers. In 1984 they merged with another comedy team and formed The Kids in the Hall.

28. Rebecca Front

Actress | The Thick of It

Rebecca Front was born on May 16, 1964 in Stoke Newington, London, England as Rebecca Louise Front. She is an actress and writer, known for The Thick of It (2005), The Day Today (1994) and The Aeronauts (2019). She has been married to Phil Clymer since March 1998. They have two children.

29. Jessica Belkin

Actress | American Horror Story

Jessica Belkin was born in Los Angeles, California. She is an actress, known for her work on "American Horror Story" (2015), "Pretty Little Liars" (2015), "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" (2015-2017), "Young & Hungry" (2016), "Speechless" (2017), "Just Add Magic" (2018), An American Girl Story: ...

30. Janet Jackson

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse) and Joe Jackson, a musician. She is the youngest of ten children. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. She lived at home with her sisters, while ...

31. Bill Smitrovich

Actor | Air Force One

Connecticut-born actor Bill Smitrovich (on May 16, 1947) started his acting career rather late. A Masters degree holder from Smith College and a former acting teacher at the University of Massachusetts, the hefty actor earned his big break in an understudy role in the world premiere of Arthur Miller...

32. Lee Ji-eun

Actress | Deurim hai

Lee Ji-eun was born on May 16, 1993 in Seoul, Korea as Ji-Eun Lee. She is an actress and composer, known for Deurim hai (2011), You Are the Best! (2013) and Peurodyusa (2015).

33. Marc John Jefferies

Actor | Notorious

Marc John Jefferies was born on May 16, 1990 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Notorious (2009), Nerve (2016) and Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005).

34. Brandi Passante

Self | Brandi and Jarrod: Married to the Job

Brandi Passante was born on May 16, 1980 in Harris County, Texas, USA as Brandi Leigh Passante. She is married to Jarrod Schulz. They have two children.

35. Peter Onorati

Actor | Goodfellas

Peter Onorati was born and raised in Boonton, New Jersey. He attended college at Lycoming College, where he received his B.A. degree in Business Administration. He was an NCAA all-conference wide receiver, and signed up to play in the World Football League, which quickly collapsed. He then enrolled...

36. Brían F. O'Byrne

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Brían F. O'Byrne was born on May 16, 1967 in Mullagh, County Cavan, Ireland as Brían Flynn O'Byrne. He is an actor, known for Million Dollar Baby (2004), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) and Bug (2006). He is married to Heather Goldenhersh. They have two children.

37. Drew Roy

Actor | Falling Skies

Drew Roy was born on May 16, 1986 in Clanton, Alabama, USA as Andrew Roy. He is an actor, known for Falling Skies (2011), Secretariat (2010) and Hannah Montana (2006). He has been married to Renee Gardner since 2015. They have one child.

38. Jessica Morris

Actress | Party of Five

Known for her portrayal of series regular Jennifer Rappaport on ABC's "One Life to Live", Jessica has cultivated her career as the leading lady in various television shows and independent films. Jessica starred in Lifetime TV's hit movie "The Wrong Teacher" and has also had strong guest starring ...

39. Laurette Spang

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Laurette Spang was born in Buffalo, New York but raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She grew up as the middle child of a chemist father and housewife mother. She has an older brother, Richard and a younger sister, Marilyn. As a dramatic major in college, she made a college trip to New York where a ...

40. Barbara Nedeljakova

Actress | Hostel

At the age of 26, the astoundingly beautiful Slovakian actress and model Barbara Nedeljakova achieved cult fame and a large following among male horror fans with the release of Hostel (2005). She studied acting in Prague in the Czech Republic, where she performed at several theaters and also worked...

41. Aleyse Shannon

Actress | Black Christmas

Aleyse Shannon was born on May 16, 1996. She is an actress, known for Black Christmas (2019), Leverage: Redemption (2021) and Beauty (2021).

42. Behati Prinsloo

Actress | Hawaii Five-0

Behati Prinsloo was born on May 16, 1988 in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. She was discovered at 16 by modeling agency head, Sarah Doukas while on holiday in Cape Town. She's best known for her work as a Victoria's Secret lingerie model. She appeared in nine Victoria's Secret fashion shows from 2007...

43. Jesper Christensen

Actor | Casino Royale

Born 1948 in central Copenhagen. Lived there ever since. Did 25 years of theatre, - like Alceste in the Misanthropist, Richard in Richard lll (solo), Faust in Faust, Astrov in Vanja, a lot of worried men,- stopped doing it in 1998. Since then only worried men on film. Worked on more than 100 films ...

44. Danielle Spencer

Actress | Minder

Danielle Spencer was born on May 16, 1969. She is an actress, known for Minder (1979), Hampton Court (1991) and Mission: Impossible (1988). She was previously married to Russell Crowe.

45. Atticus Mitchell

Actor | Fargo

Atticus is an actor and musician born and based in Toronto, Canada. Starting out on kids and teen shows such as "How To Be Indie" and "My Babysitter's a Vampire", he quickly transitioned to more adult fare, with roles in "The Colony", "Stonewall" and "Fargo (TV Series)". Nominated for a Canadian ...

46. Jack Dodson

Actor | The Getaway

Jack Dodson was arguably best known for playing "Howard Sprague", the somewhat geeky county clerk on The Andy Griffith Show (1960). This amazingly funny character actor endeared himself to 60s and 70s audiences as the straight-laced "straight man" to the "comic idiot" character "Goober". He brought...

47. Ju Ji-Hoon

Actor | Asura

Ju Ji-Hoon was born on May 16, 1982 in Seoul, Korea as Young-Hoon Ju. He is an actor, known for Asura (2016), The Spy Gone North (2018) and Dark Figure of Crime (2018).

48. Julia Voth

Actress | Bitch Slap

Julia Anne Voth (born May 16, 1985) is a Canadian actress and model. She is best known for her roles in the 2009 film Bitch Slap and the TV series Package Deal, as well as for being the character model for Jill Valentine from the Resident Evil video games.

Voth's modeling career has included photo ...

49. Ivy George

Actress | Big Little Lies

Ivy George was born on May 16, 2007 in Los Angeles and has been acting since she was six years old. She was extremely fortunate that her first acting role was opposite Robin Williams on his last television series before his death. She has two younger siblings, Finnegan George and Elsa, who are also...

50. Jacob Zachar

Actor | Greek

Jacob was raised in Chicago and began his career in the Chicagoland theater scene. His first project was on screen with Drunkboat, starring alongside John Malkovich, John Goodman, and Dana Delaney, which spurred him to move to Los Angeles. Within six months of being in Los Angeles he booked the ...


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