Birth Month Day of 12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Val Kilmer

Actor | Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Val Kilmer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gladys Swanette (Ekstadt) and Eugene Dorris Kilmer, who was a real estate developer and aerospace equipment distributor. His mother, born in Indiana, was from a Swedish family, and his father was from Texas. Val studied at Hollywood's ...

2. Anthony Hopkins

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Anthony Hopkins was born on December 31, 1937, in Margam, Wales, to Muriel Anne (Yeats) and Richard Arthur Hopkins, a baker. His parents were both of half Welsh and half English descent. Influenced by Richard Burton, he decided to study at College of Music and Drama and graduated in 1957. In 1965, ...

3. Ben Kingsley

Actor | Sexy Beast

Ben Kingsley was born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. His father, Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, was a Kenyan-born medical doctor, of Gujarati Indian descent, and his mother, Anna Lyna Mary (Goodman), was an English actress. Ben began to act in stage plays during ...

4. James Remar

Self | Sex and the City: A Farewell

James is a rugged, intense character player with leading man good looks. Having first gained recognition in 1979 as Ajax, in his second film, The Warriors (1979). That same year he garnered acclaim on Broadway with Richard Gere in the concentration camp drama "Bent".

In a career spanning nearly four...

5. Bebe Neuwirth

Actress | Cheers

Beatrice "Bebe" Neuwirth is the daughter of Sydney Anne, an artist, and Lee Paul Neuwirth, a mathematician. Born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, she started out as a dancer. Her New York career started out in "A Chorus Line". She won a Tony Award for her part in "Sweet Charity" and two Emmy ...

6. Li Gong

Actress | Man cheng jin dai huang jin jia

Born in Shenyang, grew up in Jinan, the daughter of an economics professor. Loved music from childhood, and dreamed of a singing career. After failing to gain entrance to China's top music school in 1985, applied for and was admitted to the Central Drama Academy in Beijing, from which she graduated...

7. Tim Matheson

Actor | National Lampoon's Animal House

Tim Matheson is an American actor, director and producer perhaps best known for his portrayal of the smooth talking 'Eric "Otter" Stratton' in the 1978 comedy, National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), but has had a variety of other well-known roles both before and since, including critical accolades...

8. Barbara Carrera

Actress | Never Say Never Again

Barbara Carrera was born Barbara Kingsbury on December 31, 1945 in Bluefields, Nicaragua. This stunning former model became best known for her screen performances playing a sinister femme fatale. In doing so, she has achieved minor cult status and has quite a loyal fanbase. The tall and tanned ...

9. Elaine Cassidy

Actress | Disco Pigs

Elaine Cassidy was born on December 31, 1979 in Kilcoole, County Wicklow, Ireland. She is an actress and producer, known for Disco Pigs (2001), The Others (2001) and Fingersmith (2005). She has been married to Stephen Lord since December 31, 2007. They have two children.

10. Vernon Wells

Actor | Commando

Strong-featured Australian actor Vernon Wells was born December 1945 in Rushworth, rural Victoria, to Eva Maude (Jackson) and Michael Wells. He initially worked in a quarry, and then as a salesman. He was noticed by casting agents and started to appear in Australian TV commercials, print ads, local...

11. Sarah Miles

Actress | Ryan's Daughter

Sarah Miles is an English actress whose career flourished during the Swinging Sixties and in the early Seventies. The high point of her career came when her husband, screenwriter Robert Bolt, adapted "Madame Bovary" into a story set during the 1916 Easter Rebellion in Ireland. Directed by David Lean...

12. Steve Byers

Actor | Immortals

Steve Byers was born in Ontario Canada. He began acting while attending Unionville School for the Arts. He got his feet wet with parts in film and television in shows like La Femme Nikita and the feature Slapshot 2. He first became a star name in his home country, when he landed the lead role in ...

13. Susan Wokoma

Actress | Year of the Rabbit

Susan was born in Southwark, London to Nigerian parents. Her television debut was at 14 years old as one of the eight children selected for CBBC's Serious Jungle (2002). Susan was a member of The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. At 18, whilst studying for her A Levels, she landed her first ...

14. Chandra West

Actress | White Noise

Chandra West was born in Alberta, Canada, the youngest of nine children. Growing up in Oakville, Ontario, outside of Toronto, she developed an early interest in the arts. This led to 10 years of intensive ballet training. When she was 16, she enrolled in a summer theater program at Oxford ...

15. Jane Badler

Actress | Virtual Revolution

Jane Badler, the American and Australian actress best known for her role as the evil reptilian Visitor leader "Diana" in the NBC mini-series V (1983), its sequel V: The Final Battle (1984), the subsequent TV series V (1984), and the last season of the latest series V (2009), was born on the last ...

16. Erich Bergen

Actor | Madam Secretary

Erich Bergen is an American television, film and stage actor raised in New York City. He co-stars on CBS's Madam Secretary opposite Tea Leoni. He previously starred as Bob Gaudio in the Clint Eastwood-directed feature film Jersey Boys. Bergen played that role on stage for more than 1,000 ...

17. Edward Bunker

Actor | Reservoir Dogs

Edward Bunker was born on December 31, 1933 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Edward Heward Bunker. He was an actor and writer, known for Reservoir Dogs (1992), The Longest Yard (2005) and Tango & Cash (1989). He was married to Jennifer Steele. He died on July 19, 2005 in Burbank, ...

18. Michael McDonald

Actor | MADtv

Michael McDonald was born and raised in Fullerton, Orange County, California. He graduated from USC with a degree in Business and became a loan officer at a bank in Los Angeles. A friend took him to see a sketch comedy/improv show at L.A.'s famous Groundling Theater, and everything changed for him....

19. Taylor Hackford

Producer | Ray

Taylor Hackford was born on December 31, 1944 in Santa Barbara, California, USA as Taylor Edwin Hackford. He is a producer and director, known for Ray (2004), Blood In, Blood Out (1993) and Dolores Claiborne (1995). He has been married to Helen Mirren since December 31, 1997. He was previously ...

20. Nicholas Sparks

Writer | Safe Haven

Nicholas Sparks was born on December 31, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1988 and is one of the more critically-acclaimed authors of the past 5 years. He is the author of 5 best-selling books, including "The Notebook" and "The Rescue". Eleven of his books, ...

21. Valentina Vargas

Actress | Hellraiser: Bloodline

Valentina Vargas is a Chilean-born French actress. She developed most of her career in France, where she was raised.

Vargas began her career in the dramatic art within the workshop of Tania Balachova in Paris and also later at the Yves Pignot School of Los Angeles. Her cinematographic career started...

22. Joan McCracken

Actress | Good News

Joan McCracken was born on December 31, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for Good News (1947), Claudia: The Story of a Marriage (1952) and Hollywood Canteen (1944). She was married to Bob Fosse and Jack Dunphy. She died on November 1, 1961 in New York City, New ...

23. Rebecca Rigg

Actress | Fair Game

Rebecca Rigg was born on December 31, 1967 in Sydney, Australia as Rebecca Jane Rigg. She is an actress, known for Fair Game (2010), Jerry Maguire (1996) and Fortress (1985). She has been married to Simon Baker since October 2, 1998. They have three children.

24. Joe Dallesandro

Actor | The Limey

Joe Dallesandro's still hangin' . . . after battles with drug addiction and alcohol, brushes with the law, three broken marriages and numerous love affairs, plus the suicide of his only sibling Bob. One of the most beautifully photographed wild guys to come out of the Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey...

25. Rosalind Cash

Actress | The Omega Man

Rosalind Cash was an actress whose career endured and flourished on stage, screen, and television, despite her staunch refusal to portray stereotypical Black roles. Ms. Cash was nominated for an Emmy for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of American Playhouse: Go Tell It on the...

26. John Denver

Soundtrack | Armageddon

His birth occurred on Friday, December 31st, 1943, as the son of an Air Force officer, Denver was constantly moved from state to state and country to country. It was in Tucson, Arizona, that his grandmother gave him his first acoustic guitar, a gift that would prove an icebreaker when meeting other...

27. Adam Rifkin

Writer | Dog Years

Adam Rifkin is a Writer/Director whose eclectic career ranges from broad family comedies to cult classics to dark and gritty dramas. Most recently, Rifkin Wrote and Directed THE LAST MOVIE STAR, a poignant drama starring Burt Reynolds, Ariel Winter and Chevy Chase. The critically acclaimed film ...

28. Chris Terrio

Writer | Argo

Chris Terrio was born on December 31, 1976 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Argo (2012), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Justice League (2017).

29. Tim Considine

Actor | My Three Sons

Tim Considine was born on December 31, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Timothy Daniel Considine. He is an actor and writer, known for My Three Sons (1960), Patton (1970) and The Adventures of Spin and Marty (1955). He has been married to Willette Hunt since July 21, 1979. They have one ...

30. Lisa Joyner

Actress | xXx: State of the Union

Lisa Joyner was born on December 31, 1966 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Lisa Marie Joyner. She is an actress and producer, known for xXx: State of the Union (2005), America's Sweethearts (2001) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). She has been married to Jon Cryer since June 16, 2007. They have ...

31. Marta Hazas

Actress | Velvet Colección

Marta Hazas was born on December 31, 1977 in Santander, Cantabria, Spain. She is an actress, known for Velvet Colección (2017), The Boarding School (2007) and Hospital Central (2000). She has been married to Javier Veiga since October 1, 2016.

32. Victor Raider-Wexler

Actor | Minority Report

Victor Raider-Wexler was born on December 31, 1943 in Toledo, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on Minority Report (2002), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) and Secret Santa (2003).

33. Peter Williams

Actor | The Chronicles of Riddick

Peter Williams was born on December 31, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica. He is an actor and writer, known for The Chronicles of Riddick (2004), Stargate: Continuum (2008) and Catwoman (2004).

34. Don Diamont

Actor | Anger Management

Born Donald Feinberg in New York City in 1962, Don Diamont grew up in Los Angeles. He came from a close-knit family and is the youngest of four children. He excelled academically in high school and was a star athlete. When Don attended college, he studied with renowned acting coach Nina Foch, and ...

35. Sean S. Cunningham

Producer | Friday the 13th

Like William Girdler, Oliver Hellman or even Ed Wood, Sean S. Cunningham had a successful career of starting films cheap and fast. Originally from New York, Cunningham had a vast knowledge of directing films and came to Hollywood. He started about the same time Wes Craven did. Cunningham meets ...

36. Geri Reischl

Actress | The Brady Bunch Variety Hour

Child actress Geri Reischl began her career at the Melodyland Theatre in Anaheim, California, where she was discovered by a talent agent. She was immediately cast in a long series of commercials, including an extended contract with Mattel toys. This led to featured roles in the films The ...

37. Joey McIntyre

Actor | New Year's Eve

Joseph Mulrey McIntyre was born on New Year's Eve 1972 at Deaconess-Glover Hospital in Needham, Massachusetts. He is the youngest of nine children - seven girls and two boys. Joseph is a natural performer and has been working as an artist since the age of six. Joseph's huge shot at stardom came ...

38. Theresa Harris

Actress | Baby Face

Theresa Harris appeared with more stars of the Golden Era of Hollywood than anyone else. She sang, she danced, she appeared in movies and TV. She graced the screen with her magnetic presence and most times stole scenes from the top stars of the day every chance she got and made a lot of dull films ...

39. Donna Summer

Soundtrack | Thank God It's Friday

Donna Summer rocketed to international super-stardom in the mid-1970s when her groundbreaking merger of R&B, soul, pop, funk, rock, disco and avant-garde electronica catapulted underground dance music out of the clubs of Europe to the pinnacles of sales and radio charts around the world. ...

40. Priscilla C. Shirer

Actress | War Room

Priscilla, who hails from Dallas, grew up well acquainted with the Bible because of her father being a pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship, a non-denominational church. As a freshman at the University of Houston, she interned with a Christian radio station. Soon listeners were calling the station,...

41. Jermaine Williams

Actor | The Great Debaters

Jermaine Williams was born on December 31, 1982. He is an actor and producer, known for The Great Debaters (2007), World's Greatest Dad (2009) and Stomp the Yard (2007).

42. Luis Felipe Tovar

Actor | El Callejón de los Milagros

Luis Felipe Tovar was born on December 31, 1961 in Puebla, Puebla, Mexico. He is known for his work on Midaq Alley (1995), The Mexican (2001) and Sender Unknown (1995).

43. Amelia Kinkade

Actress | Night of the Demons

Amelia Kinkade was inducted into the horror movie Hall of Fame last year in San Antonio Texas at a film festival devoted entirely to her, celebrating her cult status as the first female monster in movie history. In addition to her starring roles in the Night of the Demons trilogy, Amelia starred on...

44. Chris Niosi

Actor | TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise

Chris Niosi was born on December 31, 1988 in New York, USA. He is known for his work on TOME: Terrain of Magical Expertise (2011), Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time Abridged (2011) and Ancien and the Magic Tablet (2017).

45. Pat Brady

Actor | Man from Music Mountain

Pat Brady was born on December 31, 1914 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Robert Ellsworth O'Brady. He was an actor, known for Man from Music Mountain (1943), The Roy Rogers Show (1951) and The Golden Stallion (1949). He was married to Carol and Fayetta. He died on February 27, 1972 in Green Mountain Falls, ...

46. Neil Ross

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Neil Ross was born on December 31, 1944 in London, England. He is known for his work on The Transformers: The Movie (1986), An American Tail (1986) and Back to the Future Part II (1989).

47. Mia Cottet

Actress | Dirt

Born in Virginia, Mia left home at 14 to study at the School of American Ballet in New York. Ballet was not to be her life, however, and, after touring the world's most glamorous hot-spots as a showgirl, she made the transition into acting. Since hitting Hollywood, Mia has enjoyed playing roles on ...

48. Joanna Johnson

Producer | Hope & Faith

Joanna Johnson was born on December 31, 1961 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Hope & Faith (2003). She has been married to Michelle Agnew since 2008. They have two children.

49. Bruce Ramsay

Actor | Behind the Candelabra

Born and raised in Montreal, Ramsay's screen debut was opposite fellow Montrealer Elias Koteas in the film Malarek (1988). Ramsay and Koteas went on to appear in two other films together, Hit Me (1996), and Collateral Damage (2002).

Ramsay's first lead in a major motion picture came when he was ...

50. Agnieszka Grochowska

Actress | Obce niebo

Agnieszka Grochowska was born on December 31, 1979 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland. She is an actress, known for Obce niebo (2015), Beyond the Steppes (2010) and Child 44 (2015). She has been married to Dariusz Gajewski since 2004.


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