Birth Month Day of 02-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Bonnie Wright

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Bonnie Francesca Wright was born on February 17, 1991 to jewelers Gary Wright and Sheila Teague. Her debut performance was in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) as Ron Weasley's little sister Ginny Weasley. Bonnie tried out for the film due to her older brother Lewis mentioning she ...

2. Denise Richards

Actress | The World Is Not Enough

Denise Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois, the older of two daughters of Joni Lee, who owned a coffee shop, and Irv Richards, a telephone engineer. She has German, French-Canadian, Irish, English, and Welsh ancestry. She grew up in the Chicago area, until the family relocated to Oceanside...

3. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actor | Inception

Joseph Leonard Gordon-Levitt was born February 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, to Jane Gordon and Dennis Levitt. Joseph was raised in a Jewish family with his late older brother, Dan Gordon-Levitt, who passed away in October 2010. His parents worked for the Pacifica Radio station KPFK-FM and ...

4. Brenda Fricker

Actress | My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

Irish character actress Brenda Fricker was born in Dublin, and gained experience in Irish theatre and with the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, and the Court Theatre Company in Great Britain. Brenda received great acclaim for her Oscar-winning supporting performance as the ...

5. Rene Russo

Actress | Nightcrawler

Rene Russo was born in Burbank, California, to Shirley (Balocca), a barmaid and factory laborer, and Nino Russo. Her father, a sculptor and mechanic, left the family when Rene was just two, and thus her mother raised Rene and her sister, Toni, as a single mom. Her father was of Italian descent, and ...

6. Jerry O'Connell

Actor | Stand by Me

Jerry O'Connell was born in New York City, to Linda (Witkowski), an art teacher, and Michael O'Connell, a British-born advertising agency art director. He spent his early years in Manhattan, with his parents and younger brother, Charlie O'Connell, who is also an actor. He is of one half Irish, one ...

7. Ed Sheeran

Soundtrack | Yesterday

Ed Sheeran was born on February 17, 1991 in Yorkshire, England as Edward Christopher Sheeran. He is an actor and composer, known for Yesterday (2019), Bridget Jones's Baby (2016) and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013). He has been married to Cherry Seaborn since December 2018. They have one...

8. Michael Bay

Producer | Armageddon

A graduate of Wesleyan University, Michael Bay spent his 20s working on advertisements and music videos. His first projects after film school were in the music video business. He created music videos for Tina Turner, Meat Loaf, Lionel Richie, Wilson Phillips, Donny Osmond and Divinyls. His work won...

9. Brooke D'Orsay

Actress | Royal Pains

Brooke D'Orsay was born on February 17, 1982 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is known for her work on Royal Pains (2009), Drop Dead Diva (2009) and Two and a Half Men (2003).

10. Lou Diamond Phillips

Actor | Courage Under Fire

Lou Diamond Phillips was born on February 17, 1962 in Subic Bay Naval Base, Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines as Lou Diamond Upchurch. He is an actor and director, known for Courage Under Fire (1996), The Big Hit (1998) and La Bamba (1987). He has been married to Yvonne Boismier Phillips since ...

11. Jason Ritter

Actor | Freddy vs. Jason

Co-creator of "Morning Knight, Inc." with actress/writer/director Marianna Palka. His theater credits include Wendy Wasserstein's "Third" directed by Daniel Sullivan (Lincoln Center, NYC), Neil LaBute's "The Distance From Here" directed by David Leveaux (Almeida at King's Cross, London) and Tom ...

12. Kelly Carlson

Actress | The Marine

Originally from Bloomington, Minnesota, Kelly attended school in Richfield, Minnesota at the Academy of Holy Angels. She is the daughter of a hair dresser mother and a late father who was a high school basketball coach. Kelly went on to start acting in theater before making the step into screen ...

13. Sasha Pieterse

Actress | Inherent Vice

Sasha Pieterse was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She immigrated over to the United States with her professional dancer parents in 2000. She started acting at the age of four in modeling and commercials and moved to theatrical work starring as "Buffy" in her first TV show, Family Affair (2002)...

14. Lucy Davis

Actress | Wonder Woman

Lucy Davis was born on February 17, 1973 in Solihull, West Midlands, England as Lucy Clare Davis. She is an actress and producer, known for Wonder Woman (2017), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and The Office (2001). She was previously married to Owain Yeoman.

15. Rory Kinnear

Actor | The Imitation Game

Rory Michael Kinnear is an English actor and playwright who has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre. In 2014, he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Shakespeare's villain Iago in the National Theatre production of Othello.

He is known for ...

16. Paris Hilton

Producer | The Hottie & the Nottie

One of today's most recognizable entrepreneurs and international influencers, Paris Hilton is a pioneer in reality television and an innovator in social media and celebrity branding.

Since starring in "The Simple Life," Hilton has built a global empire as an influencer, DJ, designer, recording ...

17. Dominic Purcell

Actor | Blade: Trinity

Dominic was born in England, to a Norwegian father and Irish mother. At the age of two, Dominic and his family moved from England to Sydney's Bondi and then moved to the Western Suburbs. After trying his hand at landscape gardening he decided to become an actor whilst watching the war movie Platoon...

18. Chord Overstreet

Actor | Glee

Chord Overstreet was born in Nashville, Tennessee, to Julie (Miller), a make-up artist, and Paul Overstreet, a country musician and songwriter whose own father was a pastor. Chord and his five siblings were raised in a creative and music-filled environment, with their father highly involved in the ...

19. Hal Holbrook

Actor | Into the Wild

Hal Holbrook was an Emmy- and Tony-Award winning actor who was one of the great craftsmen of stage and screen. He was best known for his performance as Mark Twain, for which he won a Tony and the first of his ten Emmy Award nominations. Aside from the stage, Holbrook made his reputation primarily ...

20. Jen Taylor

Actress | Halo: Combat Evolved

Jen Taylor was born on February 17, 1973 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Jennifer Lee Taylor. She is an actress and director, known for Halo: Combat Evolved (2001), Super Mario Sunshine (2002) and Halo 3 (2007).

21. Alejandro Jodorowsky

Writer | La montaña sagrada

Alejandro Jodorowsky was born in Tocopilla, Chile on February 17, 1929. In 1939 he moved to Santiago where he attended university, was a circus clown and a puppeteer. In 1953 he went to Paris and studied mime with Marcel Marceau. He worked with Maurice Chevalier there and made a short film, La ...

22. Christina Pickles

Actress | Masters of the Universe

Hailing from an English theatrical family, Christina Pickles is a beloved stage-trained actress who has enjoyed a rich and varied career that has allowed her to show her incredible range and great depth of character in her performances. She sets the bar for all at an entirely new height with this ...

23. Kathleen Freeman

Actress | The Blues Brothers

Kathleen Freeman's introduction to show business came very early in life. Her parents were vaudevillians, and she made her debut at age 2 in their act. Later she attended UCLA with intentions of becoming a pianist, but was bitten by the acting bug and never looked back. She gained experience on ...

24. Ashton Holmes

Actor | A History of Violence

Born in Albany, New York, Ashton Holmes was struck by the magic of theater and film at age 4 when his mother took him to see "Peter Pan", and it was clinched by a desire to play Luke Skywalker when he saw Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977). He subsequently took acting lessons at age 6 and ...

25. Jim Brown

Actor | Mars Attacks!

Often mentioned as the greatest player in NFL history, this ruggedly handsome African American fullback for the Cleveland Browns first appeared on movie screens in the western Rio Conchos (1964), followed by a strong supporting role as convict commando "Jefferson" in the terrific WWII action film ...

26. Taylor Misiak

Actress | Dave

Taylor is a Los Angeles based actor with a BFA in Acting from Ithaca College. Taylor is most known for starring in 'DAVE' on FXX. Taylor also starred in "Pillow Talking" alongside Dave Burd (Lil Dicky) and John C Riley. Taylor guest starred in season two of 'American Vandal' on Netflix and ...

27. Songül Öden

Actress | Rüzgarda salinan nilüfer

Songül Öden was born on February 17, 1979 in Diyarbakir, Turkey. She is an actress, known for Rüzgarda salinan nilüfer (2016), Sour Apples (2016) and Umutsuz Ev Kadinlari (2011).

28. Alan Bates

Actor | Gosford Park

Alan Bates decided to be an actor at age 11. After grammar school in Derbyshire, he earned a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Following two years in the Royal Air Force, he joined the new English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre. His West End debut in 1956, at 22...

29. Larry the Cable Guy

Actor | Cars

Larry the Cable Guy was born in Pawnee City, Nebraska, as Daniel Lawrence Whitney. He is an actor and producer, known for Cars (2006), Cars 2 (2011) and Cars 3 (2017). He is also an original member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. He has been married to Cara Whitney since July 3, 2005. They have two...

30. Barry Humphries

Actor | The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

His father was an affluent construction manager. Barry was a very intelligent boy who attended Melbourne University. There, he began in revues and doing some impersonations. He moved to London around 1960 and began his TV career. He has created numerous characters, including Dame Edna Everidge and ...

31. Patricia Routledge

Actress | Keeping Up Appearances

Daughter of Catherine and Isaac Routledge. Her father was a haberdasher, and, during WWII, the family lived weeks at a time in the basement of her father's shop. She attended Birkenhead High School, where she sang in the choir and ran the Sunday School. She studied English at Liverpool University, ...

32. Richard Karn

Actor | Home Improvement

Richard Karn was born on February 17, 1956, in Seattle, Washington, the son of Gene and Louise Wilson. He has a sister named Sue. His birth name was Richard Karn Wilson, but he shortened it to Richard Karn because there was already a Richard Wilson registered with the Screen Actors Guild. He did ...

33. Carole Davis

Actress | Sex and the City

Carole Raphaelle Davis was born in London, England on February 17, 1958 to a French mother and an American father. She is trilingual and a citizen of the United States and the European Union. She grew up in England, Scotland, Hawaii, France, Italy and Thailand and moved to New York City as a ...

34. Meaghan Martin

Actress | Camp Rock

Martin was born on February 17, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nevada. A fan of musical theater, she performed in several community theater productions in Las Vegas. She began modeling at the age of five. As a child, she worked consistently in a variety of national and international commercials, including ...

35. Jordan Lage

Actor | The Looming Tower

Jordan Lage was born in Palo Alto, California, USA and now lives in New York City. He is an actor, known for his work on the television programs The Looming Tower, Better Call Saul, The Blacklist, Elementary, Nurse Jackie, Damages, The Big C, Law & Order: SVU, as well as his recurring roles on ...

36. Mary Ann Mobley

Actress | Get Yourself a College Girl

Born on February 17, 1937 in Biloxi, Mississippi, Mary Ann Mobley is one of the few Miss Americas to have true success as an actress or television personality (the others are Barnaby Jones (1973) beauty Lee Meriwether, television hostess Phyllis George, Consumer advocate/game show panelist Bess ...

37. Garry Chalk

Actor | Cold Squad

Garry Chalk was born on February 17, 1952 in Southampton, England. He is known for his work on Cold Squad (1998), Freddy vs. Jason (2003) and Beast Wars: Transformers (1996). He has been married to Colleen Nystedt since August 2013.

38. Becky Ann Baker

Actress | A Simple Plan

Becky Ann Baker was born on February 17, 1953 in Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA as Becky Ann Gelke. She is an actress and producer, known for A Simple Plan (1998), Men in Black (1997) and Spider-Man 3 (2007). She has been married to Dylan Baker since 1987. They have one child.

39. Jeremy Slate

Actor | True Grit

Born by the Atlantic Ocean, Jeremy Slate also had a Pacific Ocean view when he lived in Malibu, California. In between oceans he has traveled the world.

He attended a military academy, joined the US Navy at 16 and was barely 18 when his destroyer joined the invasion of Normandy on D-Day (June 6, ...

40. Conrad Ricamora

Actor | Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Widely known for his ground breaking role of Oliver on How To Get Away With Murder, Conrad Ricamora is also an accomplished Broadway singer/actor, earning a Grammy Nomination for his work on the Original Cast Recording of The King and I at Lincoln Center. Other notable roles include Soft Power and ...

41. Julia McKenzie

Actress | Notes on a Scandal

Julia McKenzie was born on February 17, 1941 in Enfield, Middlesex, England as Julia Kathleen Nancy McKenzie. She is known for her work on Notes on a Scandal (2006), Bright Young Things (2003) and Cranford (2007). She was previously married to Jerry Harte.

42. Tuesday Knight

Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

Tuesday Knight was born on February 17, 1961 in Brentwood, California, USA as Tuesday Lynn Knight. She is an actress and composer, known for A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988), The Theory of the Leisure Class (2001) and Mistress (1992). She has been married to Paul Gregory since ...

43. Arthur Kennedy

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

Arthur Kennedy, one of the premier character actors in American film from the late 1940s through the early 1960s, achieved fame in the role of Biff in Elia Kazan's historic production of Arthur Miller's Pultizer-Prize winning play "Death of a Salesman." Although he was not selected to recreate the ...

44. Jonathan Breck

Actor | Jeepers Creepers

Jonathan Breck was born on February 17, 1965 in Houston, Texas, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Jeepers Creepers (2001), Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003) and Spy Kids 4-D: All the Time in the World (2011).

45. Lars Brygmann

Actor | Retfærdighedens ryttere

Lars Brygmann was born on February 17, 1957 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is an actor, known for Riders of Justice (2020), Dicte (2013) and Rembrandt (2003). He has been married to Katrine Brygmann Salomon since 2000.

46. Erin Cardillo

Writer | Life Sentence

Erin Cardillo was raised in Greenwich, CT and has a Bachelor of Science in Performance Studies from Northwestern University, where she studied acting, writing, and literary adaptation. In addition, she spent a year in London studying Shakespeare through Marymount College and a summer at The Public ...

47. Jackson Hurst

Actor | The Mist

Jackson Hurst was born on February 17, 1979 in Houston, Texas, USA as Jackson Ryan Hurst. He is an actor and producer, known for The Mist (2007), Cleaner (2007) and A Bird of the Air (2011). He has been married to Stacy Stas Hurst since June 6, 2014. They have two children.

48. Michael Jordan

Actor | Space Jam

Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 17, 1963. He was the fourth of five children born to James and Deloris. James Jordan was a mechanic and Deloris Jordan was a bank teller. Soon after Michael's birth, James and Deloris felt that the streets of Brooklyn were unsafe to ...

49. Alar Kivilo

Cinematographer | A Simple Plan

Honorary Member of Estonian Society of Cinematographers (ESC).

50. Bear McCreary

Composer | Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Bear McCreary is a degreed graduate of the prestigious USC Thornton School of Music (in 'Composition and Recording Arts'). Bear McCreary was one of a small and select group of proteges of the late, many-honored film composer Elmer Bernstein. Although he is now firmly in the mainstream of film ...


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