Birth Month Day of 12-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Rian Johnson
Director | Brick
Rian Johnson was born in Maryland and at a young age his family moved to San Clemente, California, where he was raised. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. His first feature film, Brick (2005), was released in 2005 ...
Actress | Vikings
Canadian actress, director and producer Katheryn Winnick stars in the critically acclaimed, Emmy award-winning television series Vikings, produced by MGM and The History Channel. In addition to her lead role on Vikings, an episode directed by Winnick will debut in 2019. Entertainment Weekly ...
Actress | 12 Years a Slave
Sarah Paulson was born on December 17, 1974 in Tampa, Florida, to Catharine Gordon (Dolcater) and Douglas Lyle Paulson II. She spent most of her early years in New York and Maine, before settling in Manhattan to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the High School for Performing Arts. ...
Actress | Meet Joe Black
Claire Forlani was born in the United Kingdom and grew up in London. Educated at Arts Educational School, she moved to the United States with her parents Pier Luigi and Barbara Forlani when she was 19 and began starring in films.
Claire has had leading roles in such films as Meet Joe Black (1998), ...
Actress | The Fifth Element
Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element (1997), Ultraviolet (2006), and the Resident Evil (2002) franchise.
Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich ...
6. Bill Pullman
Actor | Independence Day
William James Pullman was born in Hornell, New York, one of seven children of Johanna (Blaas), a nurse, and James Pullman, a doctor. He is of Dutch (mother) and English, Northern Irish, and Scottish (father) descent. After high school, Bill went into a building construction program at SUNY Delhi in...
Actress | Dope
A talent on the rise, actress and musician Kiersey Clemons has quickly become known for the diverse and captivating characters she has brought to life on screen.
It had been announced that Clemons would be playing Iris West in the Warner Bros film The Flash alongside Ezra Miller, but the project has...
8. Ernie Hudson
Actor | Ghostbusters
As a child growing up in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Ernie Hudson wrote short stories, poems and songs, always thinking that his words might one day come to life on stage. After a short stint in the Marine Corps, he moved to Detroit where he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest ...
Actor | Boiler Room
Antonino Giovanni Ribisi is an American actor who was born in Los Angeles, California. His parents both have careers in the entertainment industry. His mother, Gay Ribisi (née Landrum), is a talent manager for actors and writers, and his father, Albert Anthony Ribisi, is a musician. He has a twin ...
10. Eugene Levy
Actor | Waiting for Guffman
Eugene Levy is an award-winning actor, writer, and producer. He has appeared in more than 60 motion pictures to date, eight of which having topped the $100M mark. The box office success of films such as Bringing Down The House, Cheaper By the Dozen 2, and Father Of The Bride Part II have ...
11. Laurie Holden
Actress | Dragged Across Concrete
Laurie Holden is best known to audiences as Andrea in the hit AMC drama series The Walking Dead. However, Laurie's big acting break came much earlier in her career, starring with Vanessa Redgrave in the critically acclaimed TNT mini-series Young Catherine. Since that auspicious beginning, she has ...
13. Nat Wolff
Actor | The Kill Team
Nat Wolff is an American actor and singer-songwriter. He was born in Los Angeles, to jazz pianist Michael Wolff and actress/writer Polly Draper. He is the older brother of actor/musician Alex Wolff, and grew up in New York City.
Nat is known for his work starring in the television series The Naked ...
16. Aqueela Zoll
Actress | Fighting with My Family
Aqueela Zoll can be seen in two upcoming feature films: Fighting with My Family (2019), from Seven Bucks Productions, and The F**k-It List, from Awesomeness Films. Zoll also starred in and produced the dramatic short, Kinesthesia (2017), which received multiple Best Actress nominations. Zoll grew ...
17. Leah Lail
Actress | Little Nicky
Leah Lail became interested in acting when her father took her to see "A Chorus Line" on Broadway. Raised on a horse farm just outside Lexington, Kentucky, the younger of two sisters, Lail grew up as an animal lover and an avid reader. Her father is in road construction, while her mother raised ...
18. Emma Bell
Actress | The Walking Dead
Emma Jean Bell (born December 17, 1986) was born in Woodstown, New Jersey, grew up in Flemington and the Stanton section of Readington Township and attended Hunterdon Central Regional High School. She moved to New York City at the age of 16. She attended Talent Unlimited High School Performing Arts...
19. Bernard Hill
Bernard Hill was born on December 17, 1944 in Manchester, England. He is known for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and Titanic (1997). He is married to Marianne. They have one child.
20. Wes Studi
Actor | The Last of the Mohicans
From small-town Oklahoma native to internationally acclaimed actor and musician, Wes Studi credits his passion and multi-faceted background for his powerful character portrayals that forever changed a Hollywood stereotype. Within a few years of his arrival in Hollywood, Studi caught the attention ...
21. Marissa Ribisi
Actress | Dazed and Confused
Marissa Ribisi was born on December 17, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Santina Marissa Ribisi. She is an actress and writer, known for Dazed and Confused (1993), Pleasantville (1998) and True Crime (1999). She has been married to Beck since April 3, 2004. They have two children.
23. John Abraham
Actor | Dhoom
Born and brought up in Mumbai, India, John Abraham is one of the most successful male models in India. John grew up in a middle class family. His father Abraham John is a Syrian Christian (Nasrani or Saint Thomas Christian) from Aluva, Kerala, India and his mother Firoza Irani is a Zoroastrian ...
24. Peter Farrelly
Producer | Green Book
Peter Farrelly was born on December 17, 1956 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA as Peter John Farrelly. He is a producer and writer, known for Green Book (2018), There's Something About Mary (1998) and Dumb and Dumber (1994). He has been married to Melinda Farrelly since December 31, 1996. They ...
25. Juliet Aubrey
Actress | The Infiltrator
Juliet Aubrey is a BAFTA-award-winning actress of English and Welsh origin. She has starred in numerous critically acclaimed productions for film (The Infiltrator (2016), playing the female lead opposite Bryan Cranston), theatre ("Ivanov" at The National Theatre, London), and television (Middlemarch...
26. George Lindsey
Actor | The AristoCats
George Lindsey quickly became an icon on television in the 1960's playing the part of 'Goober Pyle" on the The Andy Griffith Show (1960). He replaced Jim Nabors who portrayed "Gomer Pyle" who ran the "fillin station" on "The Andy Griffith Show". As Jim Nabors was tapped for his own show Gomer Pyle:...
27. Barry Livingston
Actor | War Dogs
Barry Livingston was born on December 17, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Barry Gordon Livingston. He is an actor, known for War Dogs (2016), Argo (2012) and Jersey Boys (2014). He has been married to Karen Huntsman since February 26, 1983. They have two children.
Actor | Save the Last Dance
Sean Patrick Thomas was born on December 17, 1970 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Save the Last Dance (2001), Barbershop (2002) and Cruel Intentions (1999). He has been married to Aonika Laurent since April 22, 2006. They have two children.
29. Richard Long
Actor | The Stranger
Entering films straight out of high school, Richard Long's good looks served him well and got him a contract at Universal Pictures. Making his debut as Claudette Colbert's son in Tomorrow Is Forever (1946), Long played juvenile leads in many Universal productions (he was one of the sons in the "Ma ...
30. Ian Petrella
Actor | A Christmas Story
Ian Petrella started his acting career at the age of three, a suggestion by an Aunt who worked at the Herb Tannen Talent Agency. Ian was presented a contract and a S.A.G. card after his very first audition. Through the years he appeared in numerous television commercials and T.V. shows. In 1983 Ian...
Actor | Eastern Promises
Armin Mueller-Stahl was born on December 17, 1930 in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Eastern Promises (2007), Shine (1996) and The International (2009). He has been married to Gabriele Scholz since 1973. They have one child. He was previously married to Monika ...
32. Tommy Steele
Soundtrack | Half a Sixpence
Tommy Steele had tried many odd jobs before he turned up at the famous "2 I's" coffee bar in London. There he was "discovered" by Larry Parnes and became one of Britain's first manufactured pop stars. With his cheeky grin and gently rocking songs he wasn't the threat to Elvis Presley that Parnes ...
33. Dave Madden
Actor | The Partridge Family
Dave Madden was born on December 17, 1931 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada as David Joseph Madden. He was an actor, known for The Partridge Family (1970), Charlotte's Web (1973) and Eat My Dust (1976). He was married to Sandra Martin and Alvena Louise (Nena) Arnold. He died on January 16, 2014 in ...
34. Patrice Wymore
Actress | Ocean's Eleven
When Kansas-born Patrice Wymore was only six years of age, she began touring with her family in tent shows and in vaudeville, her mother being a pianist and singer on the circuit. In contrast, her father was a trucking line exec. Trained in voice, the lovely, fair-haired teenager gambled on a try ...
35. Angelo Spizzirri
Actor | The Rookie
After being a great success at age 25 portraying a high school baseball player he appeared in several small films in 2005 and 2006, but Angelos career didn't take off as expected. He gave up acting in 2006 in order to become the tour manager for several rock bands. He died at his residence in Los ...
36. Vanessa Zima
Actress | Ulee's Gold
Vanessa Zima was born in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, to parents Dennis and Marie, and is the sister of actresses Madeline Zima and Yvonne Zima. "Zima", a Polish surname, is her mother's maiden name; Vanessa's maternal grandfather was of Polish descent, while her other ancestry is Italian, German, and...
38. Richard Young
Richard Young (born December 17, 1955) is an American actor, independent filmmaker, screenwriter, photographer, and artist. Active from the early 1970s, he gained prominence starring in the opening sequence of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). Other feature film appearances include The Ice...
40. Tyler Young
Actor | Eyewitness
Tyler Matthew Young was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and now resides in Los Angeles, California. He starred as Philip Shea in the acclaimed USA Network limited series Eyewitness (2016), directed by Catherine Hardwicke and co-starring Julianne Nicholson. He will star in the ...
42. Kate Hewlett
Actress | The Girlfriend Experience
Kate Hewlett is a writer, actor and songwriter who splits her time between Toronto and Los Angeles. In addition to her role as Co-Executive Producer and writer on the hit drama series Backstage (Disney/Family Channel), Kate's TV writing credits include: The L.A. Complex, Seed, InSecurity and the ...
43. Riteish Deshmukh
Actor | Ek Villain
Riteish Deshmukh is an Indian actor, producer and architect who appears in Bollywood films. He is the son of Late. Vilasrao Deshmukh, the former Union Minister for Science, Technology and Earth Sciences, Government of India, and the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Riteish debuted with K. ...
45. Eric Brown
Actor | Mama's Family
Eric Brown was born on December 17, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA as Eric Peter Brown. He is known for his work on Mama's Family (1983), Waxwork (1988) and Remington Steele (1982). He has been married to Shelley Janine Paver since 1990. They have one child.
Actor | A Knight's Tale
Christopher Cazenove was born on December 17, 1943 in Winchester, Hampshire, England as Christopher de Lerisson Cazenove. He was an actor, known for A Knight's Tale (2001), Dynasty (1981) and 3 Men and a Little Lady (1990). He was married to Angharad Rees. He died on April 7, 2010 in Lambeth, ...
48. Sally Menke
Editor | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Sally Menke was born on December 17, 1953 in Mineola, New York, USA as Sally JoAnne Menke. She was an editor, known for Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003), Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) and Inglourious Basterds (2009). She was married to Dean Parisot. She died on September 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
50. Rae Sunshine Lee
Location Management | The Last Evangelist
Born Rachel M.B. Renish, youngest of ten, Rae Sunshine Lee is a singer, actress, science fiction novelist and poet. In the 1960s, she was a child model in the Sears/Roebuck magazine for four years, even appearing on the cover. She also appeared in commercials such as Chatty Cathy: This Is Mattel's ...