Birth Month Day of 08-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Richard Gere
Actor | Chicago
Humanitarian and actor Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, the second of five children of Doris Ann (Tiffany), a homemaker, and Homer George Gere, an insurance salesman, both Mayflower descendants. Richard started early as a musician, playing a number of instruments in high ...
2. Chris Tucker
Actor | Rush Hour 2
At one point in time, Chris Tucker was the highest paid actor in Hollywood.
Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Mary Louise (Bryant) and Norris Tucker, who owned a janitorial service. After graduating from high school, Tucker made a change to move to Hollywood from Georgia to pursue a career in ...
4. James Coburn
Actor | The Great Escape
Lanky, charismatic and versatile actor with an amazing grin that put everyone at ease, James Coburn studied acting at UCLA, and then moved to New York to study under noted acting coach Stella Adler. After being noticed in several stage productions, Coburn appeared in a handful of minor westerns ...
Actor | American Dad!
Dee Bradley Baker was born on August 31, 1962 in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for American Dad! (2005), Phineas and Ferb (2007) and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004). He has been married to Michelle Baker since 1990. They have two children.
Actor | First Knight
Jonathan Cake was born on August 31, 1967 in Worthing, Sussex, England as Jonathan James Cake. He is an actor, known for First Knight (1995), Chuck (2007) and Krews (2010). He has been married to Julianne Nicholson since September 5, 2004. They have two children.
8. Ryan Kelley
Actor | Teen Wolf
Ryan Kelley is an American actor probably best known for his starring role on the popular MTV television series "Teen Wolf". For 4 seasons as "Deputy Sheriff Jordan Parrish" Ryan used his badge and his supernatural abilities as a Hellhound to protect the town of Beacon Hills from evil on this ...
9. Zack Ward
Actor | Freddy vs. Jason
Zack Ward was born in 1970. He wanted to act, but his mom, an actress herself, wanted her son to be normal, and would not let him. Finally, his brother intervened, allowing Zack the chance to act. After a year of the small stuff, he got his first big audition for the '80s classic A Christmas Story ...
10. Larry Hankin
Actor | El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Born in New York on August 31, 1940, Hankin took an industrial design degree from the University of Syracuse; multifaceted artist, in addition to being an actor, Hankin is also a screenwriter, producer, director and singer; he began his career as an illustrator in the entertainment world, and ...
11. Rosenda Monteros
Actress | The Magnificent Seven
Rosenda Monteros was born on August 31, 1935 in Veracruz, Mexico as Rosa Méndez Leza. She was an actress, known for The Magnificent Seven (1960), She (1965) and Rapiña (1975). She was married to Julio Bracho. She died on December 29, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.
12. Daniel Bernhardt
Actor | Atomic Blonde
Daniel Bernhardt was born on the 31st August 1965 in Worblaufen, Bern in Switzerland. After finishing high school, he studied architectural design for four years and graduated in Bern. At the same time he opened a martial arts school with his brother. After completing his studies, Daniel moved to ...
13. Julie Brown
Actress | Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful
Julie Brown was born on August 31, 1954 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Julie Ann Brown. She is an actress and producer, known for Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful (1991), Clueless (1995) and Earth Girls Are Easy (1988). She was previously married to Ken Rathjen and Terrence E. McNally.
15. Joe Swanberg
Writer | Easy
Joe Swanberg was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1981. He moved around quite a bit growing up, even spending two years on an island in the Pacific Ocean named Kwajalein. He studied film production at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he developed an interest in emerging video technology ...
Actor | Seven Days
Jonathan is the youngest of three brothers. Older brother, Anthony LaPaglia, is also an actor. Middle brother, Michael, is a car wholesaler in Los Angeles. His parents are, Eddie LaPaglia, an Australian auto dealership owner, and Maria, a secretary. He initially wanted to pursue fine arts as a ...
18. Buddy Hackett
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Brooklyn-born Buddy Hackett was known mainly as a nightclub comic, especially in Las Vegas, where he first performed in 1952 and wound up being one of the biggest headliners in that city's history. Hackett always referred to himself as a "saloon comic" and preferred the intimacy of his stage act--...
21. Richard Basehart
Actor | Moby Dick
Despite many a powerful performance, this actor's actor never quite achieved the stardom he deserved. Ultimately, Richard Basehart became best-known to television audiences as Admiral Harriman Nelson, commander of the glass-nosed nuclear submarine 'S.S.R.N Seaview' in Irwin Allen's Voyage to the ...
24. Debbie Gibson
Actress | Wedding of Dreams
Deborah Gibson is a creative force in the entertainment industry who does it all! She has single handedly transcended music and entertainment trends and fads. Deborah stands poised at the top, embarking on the second phase of her hugely successful pop career.
Deborah Gibson exploded on the pop music...
25. Lisa Waltz
Actress | Brighton Beach Memoirs
Lisa Waltz was born on August 31, 1961 in Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986), Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 (2015) and 2016 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2016). She is married to Mark Morocco.
27. Fredric March
Actor | The Best Years of Our Lives
Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of ...
28. Noble Willingham
Actor | Walker, Texas Ranger
Noble Willingham has appeared in more than 30 feature films, including Up Close & Personal (1996), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Chinatown (1974), City Slickers (1991), and The Distinguished Gentleman (1992).
He was born in the small town of Mineola, Texas, east of Dallas. After graduating ...
30. Jack Thompson
Actor | 'Breaker' Morant
Australian actor Jack Thompson was born John Hadley Payne on August 31, 1940 in Manly, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney. Outside of Oz, he is best known for his appearances in The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), Breaker Morant (1980), The Man from Snowy River (1982), Midnight in the Garden of...
34. Lucy Speed
Actress | Shakespeare in Love
Lucy Speed was born on August 31, 1976 in Croydon, Surrey, England as Lucy Renee Speed. She is an actress, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), The Bill (1984) and EastEnders (1985). She has been married to Spencer Austin since September 12, 2009. They have two children.
35. Shar Jackson
Actress | Good Burger
Sharisse Jackson was born in Boston, Massachusetts on August 31, 1976. Jackson is of African American and Cherokee descent on her mother's side, and of Puerto Rican and Mexican descent on her father's side. Shar Jackson has been acting since the age of three when she enrolled in the Al Fann ...
36. Ser Anzoategui
Actor | Vida
Ser Anzoategui is a non-binary Latinx/Chicanx actor/playwright/artivist with the gender pronoun 'They/Them/Theirs,' who plays the role of Eddy and some reviews call them, the break out star, in the Starz network drama series, 'Vida." Originally from Huntington Park, CA, they grew up in various East...
37. Joshua Close
Actor | Diary of the Dead
Grew up outside Toronto, Canada. Fell in love with films as a kid. Played hockey, then joined theater class in high school. Cast after graduation by Kathryn Bigelow in the film K:19: The Widowmaker. Won Gemini for his performance in Thorne: Sleepyhead. Has begun a career behind the camera, writing ...
39. Joan Barclay
Actress | Sky Racket
Born Mary Elizabeth Greear, the actress best known as Joan Barclay came out to Hollywood when her mother, anxious to leave Minnesota's cold climate, put "Florida" and "California" in a hat and let young Mary Elizabeth draw. One of her earliest acting jobs was a role in The Gaucho (1927) with ...
42. Caroline Cossey
Caroline Cossey (whose professional name is Tula) was born on August 31, 1954 in Brooke, England, United Kingdom, with male sex organs, under the name Barry Cossey. Throughout her teenage years, even though anatomically she was a male, she was extremely feminine, tall, very thin, and often was ...
43. Todd Carty
Actor | Tucker's Luck
Todd Carty was born on the 31st August 1963. He began his career at the age of four filming television commercials. Carty made his stage debut at the New London Theatre Drury Lane, where he played the leading role of "Lionel!" in the musical based on the life of Lionel Bart. He went on to work on ...
44. Anthony Bate
Actor | Smiley's People
An immaculate gent of sober appearance and cultivated presence, Bate was seemingly destined to play spymasters and senior civil servants. Lean, pale-eyed and of deceptively mild intonation, he was capable of unnervingly icy composure, never more effectively displayed than as the chameleon-like ...
45. Jaime Gomez
Actor | Training Day
Jaime Gomez was born and raised in the Southern California sunshine. College was for the studying of art history and literature as well the history of the world and his personal favorite, philosophy. Jaime has had a successful acting career spanning 20 years. He's best known for his role in the hit...
47. Melissa Prophet
Actress | Casino
You may know Melissa Prophet as an actress in Goodfellas and Casino. She was a show biz natural having grown up in the music business with her father, singer Johnny Prophet. She launched her career working for three years on Kojak with actor Telly Savalas. The former Miss Hollywood, Miss California,...
Director | Reba: Video Gold II
Narvel Blackstock was born on August 31, 1956 in Tarrant County, Texas, USA as Narvel Wayne Blackstock. He is known for his work on Reba: Video Gold II (2006), Malibu Country (2012) and Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas (2012). He was previously married to Reba McEntire and Elisa Gayle Ritter.
49. Mark L. Walberg
Producer | Buried History with Mark Walberg
Mark L. Walberg was born on August 31, 1962 in Florence, South Carolina, USA as Mark Lewis Walberg. He is an actor and producer, known for Buried History with Mark Walberg (2015), Son of the Beach (2000) and Antiques Roadshow (1997). He has been married to Robbi Morgan since August 16, 1987. They ...