Birth Month Day of 12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Val Kilmer
Actor | The Doors
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. 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...
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, ...
Actress | Euphoria
Born in Trenton, New Jersey on December 31, 1998, Hunter Schafer graduated from the University of NC School of the Arts and became known in the state for her role, along with her father Mac, in challenging a state House bill requiring people to use public bathrooms that matched the gender on their ...
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), Felicia's Journey (1999) and Fingersmith (2005). She has been married to Stephen Lord since December 31, 2007. They have two children.
6. 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...
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 ...
8. Susan Wokoma
Actress | Enola Holmes 2
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 ...
9. 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 ...
10. Gong Li
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...
11. 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...
12. Claire Lautier
Actress | Elf
Claire Lautier has built a steady and successful career as an actress in theatre, television and film. She played a role in House of D (2004), directed by David Duchovny and starring Robin Williams. Claire also played the television news reporter, Charlotte Dennon, in the Will Ferrell holiday ...
13. 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 ...
15. 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....
16. 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 ...
17. Taylor Hackford
Producer | Ray
In addition to helming the iconic feature hits, An Officer and a Gentleman (1982), Against All Odds (1984), Ray (2004), and the cult thriller The Devil's Advocate (1997), Taylor Hackford has directed the films Dolores Claiborne (1995), Everybody's All American (1988), and Proof of Life (2000). ...
18. 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...
20. Steve Byers
Actor | Slasher
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 ...
21. 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 ...
22. Erich Bergen
Actor | Madam Secretary
Erich Bergen is an American television, film and stage actor raised in New York City. He co-stared on CBS's Madam Secretary opposite Tea Leoni, and starred as Bob Gaudio in the Clint Eastwood-directed feature film Jersey Boys. Bergen played that role on stage for more than 1,000 performances in the...
24. 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...
25. Gerry Dee
Actor | Mr. D
Gerry Dee, the son of Scottish immigrant parents, was born in Scarborough and raised in Toronto. He played Varsity hockey at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and become a high-school physical-education teacher. He was the first Canadian to ever win the prestigious San ...
26. 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, ...
27. 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...
28. Tim Considine
Actor | My Three Sons
Tim Considine was born on December 31, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for My Three Sons (1960), Patton (1970) and Executive Suite (1954). He was previously married to Willett Hunt and Charlotte Stewart. He died on March 3, 2022 in Mar Vista, California, USA.
29. Edward Bunker
Actor | Reservoir Dogs
Edward Bunker was born on December 31, 1933 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Reservoir Dogs (1992), Runaway Train (1985) and The Longest Yard (2005). He was previously married to Jennifer Steele. He died on July 19, 2005 in Burbank, California, USA.
30. Lisa Joyner
Actress | xXx: State of the Union
Lisa Joyner was born on December 31, 1966 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 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 one child.
31. 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...
32. Denée Benton
Actress | Our Friend
Television audiences were introduced to Denée Benton in the role of Ruby Carter, the outspoken yet somewhat naive reality show contestant in the Emmy-nominated Lifetime series, UnREAL (2015). In just over two years since graduating from Carnegie Mellon University in 2014, Benton will be making her ...
35. Geoff Meed
Actor | Little Miss Sunshine
Geoff began as a stuntman working in the Universal Studios Hollywood Tour, where he worked in the "Wild West Stunt Show", "The Adventures of Conan", and "The Miami Vice Action Spectacular." Using that as a springboard, Geoff performed almost all of his own stunts as an actor, from going through ...
36. 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. ...
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. 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...
39. Daisy Lewis
Actress | Downton Abbey
Daisy Lewis is a British actress who trained with the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and attended Kings College London where she studied English Literature. Daisy has acted for the BBC in Doctor Who (2005), After You've Gone (2007) and Miss Austen Regrets (2007), and has appeared as the ...
40. Theresa Harris
Actress | I Walked with a Zombie
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 ...
41. 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 ...
44. 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 ...
45. 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 ...
46. Bruce Ramsay
Actor | Alive
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 ...
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 ...
48. Richard Hamilton
Actor | On Deadly Ground
Richard Hamilton was born on December 31, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for On Deadly Ground (1994), Men in Black (1997) and Pale Rider (1985). He was previously married to Marilynn Margaret Morgan. He died on December 21, 2004 in Jeffersonville, New York, USA.
49. Heather Turman
Actress | Stuck
As a nationally touring comedian Heather Turman has performed in 20 US states and 75 cities. She has appeared on the FOX series "Laughs" and the SeedandSpark original "Everything Is Fine!" stand-up comedy special. She has also appeared at major festivals including RIOT LA!, SLO-fest and the ...
50. Easy Pickens
Actor | The Ballad of Cable Hogue
Easy Pickens was born on December 31, 1921 in Kingsburg, Fresno County, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970). He was previously married to Marilu A Althouse and Shirley Mae Andersen. He died on January 24, 2001 in Reno, Nevada, USA.