Birth Month Day of 08-01 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Jason Momoa
Actor | Aquaman
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Native Hawaiian and Samoan descent; and his mother, who is from Iowa, is of German, Irish, and Native American ancestry. Jason ...
Actor | The Founder
John Carroll Lynch was born August 1, 1963 in Boulder, Colorado, and was raised in Denver. It was there John found a passion for acting and became a Denver Broncos fan. He graduated in the mid-80s with a B.F.A. in theatre from the The Catholic University of America / Hartke Theatre Acting program. ...
Actor | Unbroken
Jack O'Connell was born in Alvaston, Derby, England, to Alison J. (Gutteridge) and John Patrick O'Connell. His mother is English, and worked at British Midland, and his father was Irish (from County Kerry), and worked on the railways for Bombardier. Jack went to Saint Benedict Catholic School, and ...
6. Sam Mendes
Producer | 1917
Samuel Alexander Mendes was born on August 1, 1965 in Reading, England, UK to parents James Peter Mendes, a retired university lecturer, and Valerie Helene Mendes, an author who writes children's books. Their marriage didn't last long, James divorced Sam's mother in 1970 when Sam was just 5-...
Actor | The Hateful Eight
Demián Bichir Nájera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Najera Botello), an actress, and Alejandro Bichir (Alejandro Bichir Batres), a theatre director. His parents met in the theatre. He has two brothers who are also actors, Bruno Bichir and Odiseo Bichir. His ...
Actress | Foyle's War
Honeysuckle Weeks was born on August 1, 1979 in Cardiff, Wales as Honeysuckle Susan Weeks. She is an actress, known for Foyle's War (2002), The Wicker Tree (2011) and The Five (2016). She has been married to Lorne Stormonth-Darling since July 2007. They have one child.
10. Dom DeLuise
Actor | The Cannonball Run
As might be said for the late and great comedians Harvey Korman and Madeline Kahn, it seems that Mel Brooks was the only director on the planet who knew how to best utilize this funnyman's talents on film. Brooks once quipped that, whenever he hired Dom DeLuise for one of his films, he would ...
11. Max Carver
Actor | The Batman
Max and his twin brother, Charlie, were first discovered by a talent agent while shopping together in Los Angeles. Within weeks of being spotted, the two made their professional acting debuts as series regulars on the hit ABC series Desperate Housewives. Max has since appeared in multiple series ...
12. Kris Holden-Ried
Actor | Underworld: Awakening
Television and film actor. Pentathlon Champion. Father. Werewolf... Born in Scarborough, Ontario and raised in a farm town northeast of Toronto, Kris' driven spirit has garnered success in many areas of his life. Kris knew he wanted to be an actor early on, however acting wasn't a widely-supported ...
13. Oona Laurence
Actress | The Beguiled
Oona Laurence (born August 1, 2002) is an American actress who is best known for originating the role of Matilda Wormwood in Matilda on Broadway alongside Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, and Sophia Gennusa. She is a New York City-based child actress with credits in film, theatre, and television.
14. Lewis Smith
Lewis Smith was born on August 1, 1956 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Lewis Collie Smith. He is an actor and director, known for The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), Southern Comfort (1981) and Wyatt Earp (1994).
Actor | Quantum of Solace
Giancarlo Giannini is an Oscar-nominated Italian actor, director and multilingual dubber who made an international reputation for his leading roles in Italian films as well as for his mastery of a variety of languages and dialects.
He was born August 1, 1942, in La Spezia, Italy. For ten years young ...
16. Terry Kiser
Actor | Weekend at Bernie's
Excellent, prolific and dependable character actor Terry Kiser was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Terry attended the University of Kansas on both football and dramatic scholarships. He graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering and worked for three years in this profession in his hometown of Omaha...
17. Taylor Negron
Actor | Alienated
Taylor Negron was born Brad Stephen Negron in Glendale, California, to Lucy (Rosario) and Conrad Negron, who was mayor of Indian Wells, CA. His parents were both of Puerto Rican descent. Negron attended UCLA, studied acting with Lee Strasberg, and studied comedy at a private seminar taught by ...
18. Sally Pressman
Actress | My Best Friend's Girl
Sally Pressman was born on August 1, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA as Sally Pressman Bernstein. She is an actress and writer, known for My Best Friend's Girl (2008), Army Wives (2007) and Love Sick: Secrets of a Sex Addict (2008). She has been married to David Clayton Rogers since September ...
Actor | Behind Enemy Lines
Whitfield has starred in dozens of prime-time shows and feature films, but one of his proudest professional moments so far is his leading role in the Emmy-winning mini-series, "The Temptations." Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for his portrayal of Otis Williams, Whitfield says people still ...
21. Eduardo Noriega
Actor | The Last Stand
Eduardo Noriega Gómez was born in Santander, Cantabria, Spain. The youngest of 7 siblings, he had shown a very big talent for artistic activities since he was a child. He began taking piano lessons and got into the Santander Music Conservatory, where he studied for five years. His music professors ...
22. Sasha Jackson
Actress | Rich Boy, Rich Girl
British actress Sasha Jackson is primarily based in London (whilst also having Los Angeles and Atlanta bases) and travels worldwide for work commitments. Sasha has an EB1 Green Card in recognition of her talent and body of work and is a member of British Equity. Sasha has trained with some of LA's ...
23. David Wain
Writer | Wet Hot American Summer
David Wain was born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio.
He met the other members of the comedy troupe The State while a film student at NYU, where he graduated from in 1991.
As part of The State, he co-created and co-starred on their self-titled MTV sketch comedy show in the mid 90's. He then ...
24. Julie Bovasso
Actress | Saturday Night Fever
Julie Bovasso was born on August 1, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Julia Anne Bovasso. She is known for her work on Saturday Night Fever (1977), Moonstruck (1987) and The Verdict (1982). She was married to Len Wayland and George Earl Ortman. She died on September 14, 1991 in New ...
25. Geoffrey Holder
Actor | Annie
Dancer, choreographer and actor Geoffrey Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, into a middle-class family. One of four children, he was taught painting and dancing by his older brother Boscoe Holder, whose dance troupe, the Holder Dance Company, the young Geoffrey joined ...
26. David Calder
Actor | Rush
Classically-trained veteran actor David Calder was born on 1 August 1946 in Portsmouth, England. His impressive career in acting began as early as 1968 around the age of 22. Easily known to British audiences for his work in film and television, Calder perhaps is better known to American audiences ...
Actress | Stan Against Evil
Deborah is an actor/comedian/writer know for playing Denise Miller on IFC's Stan Against Evil and Esther on CBS's The Great Indoors. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland where her parents were teaching PE; later they moved to Boston where she was raised with her siblings. She attended Foxcroft ...
28. Landry Allbright
Actress | The Bold and the Beautiful
Landry Allbright is an American actor, writer, and editor known for her childhood work in hits like How The Grinch Stole Christmas (as Martha May Who-Vier), Con Air (as Casey Poe). She also had recurring roles on hit shows Will & Grace (as Nancy), and Malcolm in the Middle (as Julie Houlerman).
30. Jesse Borrego
Actor | Fame
Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Borrego studied theatre and dance at The University of Incarnate Word; he studied acting at The California Institute of the Arts. In the 1980s he attended an open audition for the TV Series "Fame" where he won the role of "Jesse Velasquez", a role he would ...
Actress | Practical Magic
Caprice Benedetti was born on August 1, 1965 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Caprice Stella Benedetti. She is known for her work on Practical Magic (1998), The Devil's Advocate (1997) and Hitch (2005). She has been married to Eric Buechel since July 31, 2016.
32. Henry Jones
Actor | Vertigo
Henry Burk Jones was born in New Jersey and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Helen (Burk) and John Francis Xavier Jones, and the grandson of Pennsylvania Representative Henry Burk, a Prussian immigrant. He graduated from St. Joseph's College. His Broadway debut was in 1938 in ...
33. Leon Thomas III
Actor | August Rush
Thomas was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to Los Angeles, California, and now resides there.
At age 10 he made his Broadway debut in 2003 as Young Simba in the Broadway production of The Lion King (1994). In 2004, he appeared as Jackie Thibodeaux in the original Broadway cast of Tony Kushner'...
36. Taapsee Pannu
Actress | Pink
Taapsee Pannu was born on August 1, 1987 in Delhi, India. She made her acting debut with the 2010 Telugu film Jhummandi Naadam, directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. Since then, she has appeared in a number of critically acclaimed films such as Aadukalam, Vastadu Naa Raju and Mr. Perfect. Her Tamil film ...
Soundtrack | Dangerous Minds
With over 17 million records sold worldwide, Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist Coolio is an artist known around the world as a musical and cooking master of extraordinary reinvention. Growing up during the time of tremendous change in Compton, Calif., Coolio fed on struggle ...
38. Valery M. Ortiz
Actress | Gabby Duran & The Unsittables
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Ortiz grew up in Orlando, Florida. An early love of dancing led to major roles in local theater productions. Her passion and talent eventually brought her to Los Angeles, where she immediately found success hosting a local television program. Other acting and hosting ...
39. Kate Norby
Actress | The Devil's Rejects
Kate Norby was born on August 1, 1976 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as Katherine Winifred Norby. She is an actress, known for The Devil's Rejects (2005), Big Love (2006) and Mad Men (2007). She has been married to Thomas Nelson Martin III since June 7, 2009.
40. Marsha Dietlein
Actress | Getting Grace
Marsha Dietlein was born on August 1, 1965 in Springfield, Ohio, USA as Marsha Ellen Bradley. She is an actress, known for Getting Grace (2017), The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012) and Newlyweds (2011). She has been married to Matthew Bennett since April 6, 2001. They have one child. She was ...
41. J. Lee Thompson
Director | The Guns of Navarone
J. Lee Thompson was born on August 1, 1914 in Bristol, England as John Lee Thompson. He was a director and writer, known for The Guns of Navarone (1961), Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957) and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972). He was married to Lucille Kelly, Penny Thompson, Florence (Bill) ...
42. Arthur Hill
Actor | The Andromeda Strain
Canadian-born actor Arthur Hill was raised in the Saskatchewan town of Melfort. The son of a lawyer, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII before receiving his college education at the University of British Columbia. Intending on following in his father's footsteps in the field of...
45. Jennifer Gareis
Actress | Miss Congeniality
Jennifer Gareis was born on August 1, 1970 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Miss Congeniality (2000), The 6th Day (2000) and Private Parts (1997). She has been married to Bobby Ghassemieh since March 7, 2010. They have two children.
46. Robert Beck
Actor | Emmerdale Farm
Robert Beck was born on August 1, 1970 in Chiswick, London, England as Robert Thomas Beck. He is an actor, known for Emmerdale Farm (1972), Always and Everyone (1999) and The Upper Hand (1990). He has been married to Jane Danson since December 10, 2005. They have two children.
47. José Padilha
Producer | Tropa de Elite
He is best known for directing the Brazilian critical and financial successes Elite Squad and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within and the 2014 remake of RoboCop. He has won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for Elite Squad in 2008. He is also the producer and director of the ...
48. Devanny Pinn
Actress | The Dawn
Devanny Pinn is an award winning actress and producer hailing from Los Angeles, California who is best known for her work in independent horror cinema. A performer since the age of 3, Devanny grew up in New Jersey appearing in ballets and musicals. Starring as Clara in South Jersey Ballet Theaters ...
49. Nathalie Delon
Actress | Le samouraï
Nathalie Delon was born on August 1, 1941 in Oujda, French Protectorate Morocco as Francine Canovas. She was an actress, known for Le Samouraï (1967), They Call It an Accident (1982) and Frantic (1988). She was married to Alain Delon and Guy Barthelemy. She died on January 21, 2021 in Paris, ...