Birth Month Day of 08-29 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Carla Gugino

Actress | Watchmen

Carla Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida, to Carl Gugino, an orthodontist. She is of Italian (father) and English-Irish (mother) ancestry. Gugino moved with her mother to Paradise, California, when Carla was just five years old. During her childhood, they moved many times within the state. But ...

2. Emily Hampshire

Actress | 12 Monkeys

Born and raised in Montreal, Emily Hampshire has made an indelible mark on the Canadian film and television industry in a relatively short period of time. Her work has been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television with 3 Genie Award Nominations, a Gemini Award for her work on the...

3. Rebecca De Mornay

Actress | The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Rebecca De Mornay was born 1959 as Rebecca Jane Pearch in Santa Rosa, California. She is the daughter of Julie (Eagar) and Wally George (born George Walter Pearch), a television and radio commentator. Her paternal grandmother was child actress Eugenia Clinchard. Her parents divorced when she was ...

4. Lea Michele

Actress | Glee

Lea Michele Sarfati was born in the Bronx, New York to parents Edith Thomasina (Porcelli), a nurse, and Mark David Sarfati, a delicatessen owner-turned-real estate agent. Her mother is of Italian descent (from Rome and Naples), and her father is of Sephardi Jewish ancestry (from Turkey and Greece)....

5. Beth Dover

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Beth Dover has quickly become known in the entertainment industry for the charismatic characters she has brought to life on screen. Whether it be her undeniable comedic timing or her ability to improv and play in any situation thrown her way, Dover is one to watch, this year. She can currently be ...

6. Jay Ryan

Actor | Neighbours

Born in Auckland-New Zealand, Jay made the move across to Australia at the age of 19 to take on the role of Jack Scully in Network Ten's long running series, "Neighbours" and as Seaman Billy 'Spider' Webb in the Nine Network's "Sea Patrol". He has also appeared in "Young Hercules", "Xena: Warrior ...

7. Ingrid Bergman

Actress | Notorious

Ingrid Bergman was one of the greatest actresses from Hollywood's lamented Golden Era. Her natural and unpretentious beauty and her immense acting talent made her one of the most celebrated figures in the history of American cinema. Bergman is also one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses, tied with ...

8. Elliott Gould

Actor | MASH

Elliott Gould is an American actor known for his roles in MASH (1970), his Oscar-nominated performance in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969), and more recently, his portrayal of old-time con artist Reuben Tishkoff in Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve (2004) and Ocean's Thirteen (2007)...

9. Richard Attenborough

Actor | Jurassic Park

Lord Richard Attenborough was born in Cambridge, England, the son of Mary (née Clegg), a founding member of the Marriage Guidance Council, and Frederick Levi Attenborough, a scholar and academic administrator who was a don at Emmanuel College and wrote a standard text on Anglo-Saxon law. ...

10. Dante Basco

Actor | Hook

Dante Basco was born on August 29, 1975 in Pittsburg, California, USA as Danté Roman Titus Basco. He is an actor and producer, known for Hook (1991), Hang Loose (2012) and But I'm a Cheerleader (1999).

11. Michael Harney

Actor | Soy Nero

An actor on television since the early 1990s, Michael Harney frequently essayed tough men with deeply complicated interior lives in such acclaimed series as "NYPD Blue" (ABC 1993-2005), "Deadwood" (HBO 2005-2006) and "Weeds" (Showtime 2005-2012). His ability to tap into the emotional and spiritual ...

12. William Friedkin

Director | The French Connection

Friedkin's mother was an operating room nurse. His father was a merchant seaman, semi-pro softball player and ultimately sold clothes in a men's discount chain. Ultimately, his father never earned more than $50/week in his whole life and died indigent. Eventually young Will became infatuated with ...

13. Joel Schumacher

Director | The Phantom of the Opera

Joel Schumacher was born on August 29, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Joel T. Schumacher. He is a director and writer, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Batman & Robin (1997) and 8MM (1999).

14. Michael Jackson

Soundtrack | Michael Jackson: Thriller

Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson (no relation to Joe Jackson, also a musician), had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Michael's ...

15. Nicole Byer

Actress | Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Nicole Byer was born on August 29, 1986 in New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), *Loosely Exactly Nicole (2016) and Young & Hungry (2014).

16. Jennifer Landon

Actress | As the World Turns

Jennifer Landon was born on August 29, 1983 in Malibu, California, USA as Jennifer Rachel Landon. She is an actress, known for As the World Turns (1956), House (2004) and The Young and the Restless (1973).

17. Charlotte Ritchie

Actress | Call the Midwife

Londoner Charlotte was born on August 29th 1989 and attended James Allen's school in Dulwich. At age eleven she joined Youth Music Theatre UK, and toured Japan in their production of 'Pendragon' as well as appearing with the Young Pleasence Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2006. After a couple of...

18. John Hensley

Actor | Nip/Tuck

John Hensley was born on August 29, 1977 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as John Carter Hensley. He is an actor and director, known for Nip/Tuck (2003), Teeth (2007) and Shutter (2008).

19. Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Actress | The Warriors

Deborah Gaye Van Valkenburgh is a Schenectady, New York-born Los Angeles-based actress, singer, artist, and writer working in all manner of media. She graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, with a BFA in Painting & Drawing. As a teen in Upstate New York she performed in coffee houses...

20. Nicole Gale Anderson

Actress | Beauty and the Beast

Filipino-American actress Nicole Gale Anderson who is popular for her role in Beauty and the Beast (2012) was born in Rochester, Indiana, U.S. on August 29, 1990. Her father is an American born Commander in the United States Navy while her mother is from Filipines. She was a national gymnast when ...

21. Betty Lynn

Actress | The Andy Griffith Show

Missouri born-and-bred Betty Ann Lynn was born in Kansas City. Her name is as light, breezy and innocent as the characters she played on film and TV. She is pleasantly remembered for playing TV's sweet-as-apple-pie "Thelma Lou" who had the tough end of the bargain as the ever-patient girlfriend of ...

22. William Levy

Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

William Levy was born on August 29, 1980 in Havana, Cuba as William Gutiérrez Levy. He is an actor and producer, known for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), Addicted (2014) and The Single Moms Club (2014).

23. Jason Spisak

Actor | Young Justice

Jason Spisak was born on August 29, 1973 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Young Justice (2010), Time Lapse (2014) and Everything Must Go (2010). He is married to Amber Lynn Myers. They have two children.

24. Laura Ashley Samuels

Actress | In Time

Laura Ashley Samuels was born on August 29, 1990 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for In Time (2011), The Final (2010) and Modern Family (2009).

25. Dina Spybey-Waters

Actress | The Haunted Mansion

A petite, stage-trained blonde adept at portraying naive or off-center characters, Dina Spybey Waters first came to prominence in and won a Daytime Emmy Award for the leading role of an underage teenager in the fact-based HBO special, Lifestories: Families in Crisis: Public Law 106: The Becky Bell ...

26. Stacey Travis

Actress | Ghost World

Stacey, born and raised in Dallas, Texas, attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in the United Kingdom and graduated with a degree in film from USC.

Her film credits include, Cindy in The Great Buck Howard (2008), Amanda Bynes mother in Easy A (2010), Geoffrey Rush's wife Bonnie in ...

27. Chris Johnson

Actor | 47 Meters Down

Chris Johnson was born on August 29, 1977 in Stoneham, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for 47 Meters Down (2017), Peppermint (2018) and The Vampire Diaries (2009). He has been married to Amy Laughlin since April 2007.

28. Tom Six

Director | The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

Tom Six was born on August 29, 1973 in Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He is a director and writer, known for The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009), The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015) and The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011).

29. Charles Gray

Actor | Diamonds Are Forever

The son of a surveyor, Charles Gray grew up in Queens Park, London, and went to school in his home town of Bournemouth. As a young actor, he received his vocal training from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and at the Old Vic, having long abandoned his first job as clerk for a ...

30. Lycia Naff

Actress | Lethal Weapon

Lycia Naff began her Hollywood career as a lead dancer on the T.V. series, Fame (1982). She was given the opportunity to act on the series. That's when the acting bug bit. After three seasons on "Fame", Lycia went on to star in a number of plays, including "Closely Related", at the Southcoast ...

31. Maite Schwartz

Actress | Love & Other Drugs

Maite Schwartz was born on August 29, 1979 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Maite Amelia Schwartz. She is an actress, known for Love & Other Drugs (2010), Dexter (2006) and House (2004).

32. Isabel Sanford

Actress | The Jeffersons

Isabel Sanford was a Broadway actress for over thirty years before moving to Hollywood. She made numerous guest appearances on TV, including a stint as a supporting cast member on The Carol Burnett Show (1967). Until her passing, Isabel continued to act frequently, most recently in a series of ...

33. Barry Sullivan

Actor | Cause for Alarm!

Barry Sullivan was born Patrick Barry Sullivan on August 29, 1912 in New York City. He was the seventh son of a seventh son, a birth order with mystical significance in Celtic families. While never a major movie star, he established himself as a well-known and highly regarded character lead and ...

34. Ellen Geer

Actress | The Postman

Ellen Geer, the daughter of actors Will Geer and Herta Ware, has worked continuously for 40 years in television and motion pictures since making her debut in Richard Lester's "Petulia (1968)" (1968) in support of Julie Christie and George C. Scott. Probably best remembered for her turn as the ...

35. George Macready

Actor | Gilda

George Macready--the name probably doesn't ring any bells for most but the voice would be unmistakable. He attended and graduated from Brown University and had a short stint as a New York newspaperman, but became interested in acting on the advice of colorful Polish émigré classical stage director ...

36. Lauren Collins

Actress | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Lauren Collins was born on August 29, 1986 in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada as Lauren Felice Collins. She is an actress and producer, known for Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001), Kroll Show (2013) and Impulse (2018).

37. Erika Harlacher

Actress | Aldnoah.Zero

Erika Harlacher was born on August 29, 1990 in Ventura County, California, USA as Erika Lynn Harlacher. She is known for her work on Aldnoah.Zero (2014), Toradora! (2008) and Accel World (2012).

38. Nagarjuna Akkineni

Actor | Rajanna

Nagarjuna did his schooling at Hyderabad Public School and later went to Little Flower Junior College to do his intermediate. After that, he went on to do mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and later got a masters degree in automobile engineering at San Jose State ...

39. Juan Diego Botto

Actor | La Celestina

Juan Diego Botto was born on August 29, 1975 in Buenos Aires City, Distrito Federal, Argentina as Juan Diego Botto Rota. He is an actor, known for La Celestina (1996), 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992) and ¡Hay motivo! (2004). He has been married to Olga Rodriguez since 2015. They have one ...

40. Nicholas Tse

Actor | Shi yue wei cheng

Nicholas was born in Hong Kong, China. He attended school in Vancouver, Canada. He also attended school for a short time in Phoenix, Arizona before moving back to Hong Kong with his parents Patrick Yin Tse and Deborah Dik, and his sister, Jennifer (Ting Ting). Nicholas started his singing career ...

41. Toni Kalem

Actress | The Wanderers

Director, writer and character actress Toni Kalem was born in the suburbs of New Jersey. She began her acting career in the late 70s, and her first prominent part was in The Wanderers (1979), as Despie. She's also done soap opera and TV work, and is best known for her excellent performance as Angie...

42. Lurene Tuttle

Actress | Psycho

Quite a familiar lady and notorious busybody on 1950s and '60s TV and film, petite, red-headed character actress Lurene Tuttle was born in Pleasant Lake, Indiana and raised on a ranch close to the Arizona border. Her father, O.V. Tuttle, started out as a performer in minstrels but found a job as a ...

43. Lucas Cruikshank

Actor | Fred

Lucas Cruikshank is a teenage director and actor who got his start by making videos with his cousins John and Katie, and posting them on You Tube. Together, the trio is known as JKL Productions. Lucas decided to make videos by himself a while after he came up with the character you all love, Fred, ...

44. Lenny Henry

Actor | Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Lenworth George Henry was born on August 29, 1958, in Dudley, West Midlands in England to a family of Jamaican immigrants. He made his TV debut on a talent show called "New Faces" in 1975 at the age of 16. He won and went on to things such as The Fosters (1976) and Tiswas (1974), which was when his...

45. Émilie Dequenne

Actress | Rosetta

Émilie Dequenne was born on August 29, 1981 in Beloeil, Wallonia, Belgium. She is an actress, known for Rosetta (1999), Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) and Our Children (2012). She has been married to Michel Ferracci since October 11, 2014.

46. Preston Sturges

Writer | The Great McGinty

Preston Sturges' own life is as unlikely as some of the plots of his best work. He was born into a wealthy family. As a boy he helped out on stage productions for his mother's friend, Isadora Duncan (the scarf that strangled her was made by his mother's company, Maison Desti). He served in the U.S....

47. Mark Bomback

Producer | War for the Planet of the Apes

Mark Bomback was born on August 29, 1971 in New Rochelle, New York, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for War for the Planet of the Apes (2017), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) and Total Recall (2012).

48. Vishal

Actor | Irumbu Thirai

Vishal was born on August 29, 1977 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India as Vishal Krishna Reddy. He is an actor and producer, known for Irumbu Thirai (2018), Pandiya Naadu (2013) and Villain (2017).

49. Martin Bobb-Semple

Actor | Pandora

Martin Bobb-Semple is a British actor.

He is most well known for his role on Netflix Original Series "Free Rein".

Martin has been acting since he was 9 years old with his first professional role in the West End production of Oliver! from 2009-2011. Since then, he's appeared in a number of notable ...

50. Lane Bradford

Actor | Zombies of the Stratosphere

Lane Bradford was born on August 29, 1922 in Yonkers, New York, USA as John Myrtland Le Varre Jr. He is known for his work on Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952), The Invisible Monster (1950) and The Toughest Gun in Tombstone (1958). He was married to Mary Schrock and Joan Irene Velin. He died on ...


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