1981

by melinamaia-994-876031 | created - 23 Jun 2014 | updated - 01 Sep 2015 | Public

1. Jay Ryan

Actor | It Chapter Two

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 ...

2. Josh Dallas

Actor | Thor

Josh Dallas was born in Louisville Kentucky. At the age of sixteen, Josh received the Sarah Exley Scholarship, a full ride scholarship given to one American student every three years to study acting at the prestigious "Mountview Conservatoire for the Performing Arts" in London, England. As an actor...

3. Hayden Christensen

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Hayden Christensen was born April 19, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His parents, Alie and David Christensen, are in the communications business. He is of Danish (father) and Swedish and Italian (mother) descent. Hayden grew up in Markham, Ontario, with siblings Kaylen, Hejsa, and ...

4. Elijah Wood

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Elijah Wood is an American actor best known for portraying Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson's blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In addition to reprising the role in The Hobbit series, Wood also played Ryan in the FX television comedy Wilfred (2011) and voiced Beck in the Disney XD animated ...

5. Randy Wayne

Actor | Honey 2

Randy Wayne was born on August 7, 1981 in Moore, Oklahoma, USA as Randy Wayne Frederick. He is an actor and producer, known for Honey 2 (2011), Hellraiser: Judgment (2018) and The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (2007).

6. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Actor | Inception

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has completed production on the untitled Henry Joost/Ariel Schulman sci-fi film for Netflix in which he stars opposite Jamie Foxx and on the independent thriller, 7500, written and directed by Patrick Vollarth. Among his other projects, he is in development on a variety of ...

7. Justin Timberlake

Soundtrack | Trolls

Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Lynn (Bomar) and Randall Timberlake, whose own father was a Baptist minister. At the age of 11, he appeared on the show Star Search (1983), and even though he didn't win, it didn't dampen his ambitions. He also ...

8. Taylor Kitsch

Actor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Best known for his portrayal of troubled high school football star "Tim Riggins" on NBC's acclaimed television series, Friday Night Lights (2006), actor Taylor Kitsch has scored big with audiences and critics on both the big and small screens.

Taylor Kitsch was born on April 8, 1981 in Kelowna, ...

9. Eric Lively

Actor | The Butterfly Effect 2

Eric Lively was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in California. His mother, Elaine Lively (née McAlpin), is an acting coach and talent manager, and his father, Ernie Lively (born Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr.), is an actor and teacher. His family works in the Entertainment Industry, with his sister ...

10. Chad Michael Murray

Actor | One Tree Hill

Chad Michael Murray has showcased his brooding good looks and acting talent on television sets and silver screens for two decades. The 6-foot tall star, who resides in Wilmington, North Carolina, is known to audiences of One Tree Hill (2003), where he played the good son, Lucas Scott. The ...

11. Chris Evans

Actor | The Avengers

Christopher Robert Evans began his acting career in typical fashion: performing in school productions and community theatre.

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Lisa (Capuano), who worked at the Concord Youth Theatre, and G. Robert Evans III, a dentist. His uncle is congressman Mike ...

12. Billy Aaron Brown

Actor | Jeepers Creepers 2

Billy Aaron Brown was born on July 28, 1981 in Clarinda, Iowa, USA. He is an actor, known for Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003), 8 Simple Rules (2002) and Boston Public (2000).

13. Adam Shulman

Producer | The Shower

Adam Shulman was born on April 2, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA as Adam Banks Shulman. He is an actor and producer, known for The Shower, Puzzler and Liberation. He has been married to Anne Hathaway since September 29, 2012. They have two children.

14. Jesse Hutch

Actor | Project Blue Book

Jesse Hutch was born in the same location as the Marvel hero Wolverine. This could be nothing more then a fun fact, however, it does not excuse why Mr. Hutch is immune to Tylenol and Novocaine(most commonly used in dental practice). He drowned when he was 19 years old. Fell from a 25 foot rock ...

15. Rupert Friend

Actor | Homeland

Rupert Friend was born on October 1, 1981 in Oxfordshire, England as Rupert William Anthony Friend. He is an actor and writer, known for Homeland (2011), The Death of Stalin (2017) and The Young Victoria (2009). He has been married to Aimee Mullins since May 1, 2016.

16. Ross Thomas

Actor | Shelter

Ross Thomas was born on August 21, 1981 in Stockton, California, USA as Ross Schuler Thomas. He is an actor and producer, known for Shelter (2007), Soul Surfer (2011) and Extraction: The Plundering of the Amarakaeri Reserve (2010). He has been married to Jolene Rust since August 29, 2015. They have...

17. Arlen Escarpeta

Actor | The Oath

Arlen Escarpeta was born in Belize, Central America as Arlen Alexander Escarpeta. He is known for his work on Whitney (TV Movie) (2015), Final Destination 5 (2011), Into the Storm (2014) and Friday the 13th (2009). He currently resides in Los Angeles, California and has been able to make a name for...

18. Patrick J. Adams

Actor | Suits

A "master artist" according to Variety and "tour-de-force" according to Backstage, Patrick J. Adams has starred as a fraudulent lawyer, a superhero, a veteran, a pro tennis player, and dozens of other memorable characters on stage and screen. For seven seasons Adams has charmed audiences worldwide,...

19. Josh Henderson

Actor | Step Up

Josh Henderson was born in Dallas, Texas. Josh grew up with his mother (Sharon) in Oklahoma & Texas. Graduating from Tulsa Memorial Senior High School in May 2000, he returned to Texas after graduation to auditioned for (2001) Popstars (2002) in Dallas. Remembered for "singing like Justin Timberlake...

20. Jonathan Bennett

Self | Cake Wars

Jonathan David Bennett was born in Rossford, Ohio, to RuthAnne (Mason) and Dr. David Paul Bennett. He headed straight to New York to pursue acting after graduating from the theater program at Otterbein. He was actually discovered by an agent while sitting on a train. Six months later he signed on ...

21. T.J. Miller

Actor | Silicon Valley

A comedian. Improvisation, sketch and stand-up are his forte.

Todd Joseph Miller was born in Denver, Colorado, to Leslie, a clinical psychologist, and Kent Miller, an attorney. He went to East High School, and college in Washington, D.C. There, he performed with the group receSs for 4 years, being ...

22. Ben Schwartz

Actor | Parks and Recreation

Ben Schwartz is known for playing Jean-Ralphio in the American comedy TV series "Parks and Recreation." He plays an annoying yet lovable character who thinks he is a player and a baller and often uses insurance money and his father's money to buy whatever he wants. Jean-Ralphio was created for ...

23. Josh Lawson

Actor | The Little Death

Josh Lawson was born on July 22, 1981 in Queensland, Australia. He is an actor and writer, known for The Little Death (2014), The Eleven O'Clock (2016) and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013).

24. Jeremy Howard

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Jeremy Howard was born on June 12, 1981 in Burbank, California, USA as Jeremy Patrick Howard. He is an actor, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016), Malibu Rescue (2019) and Breaking Bad (2008).

25. Jamie Thomas King

Actor | Mad Men

Jamie Thomas King was born in London, England and educated at Dulwich College, Fine Arts College and The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He is the son of American screen writer Laura Lamson and English television director Christopher King.

King began his acting career in the theatre where ...

26. Colin O'Donoghue

Actor | The Rite

O'Donoghue was born and raised in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, in a Roman Catholic family. He initially attended Dundalk Grammar School, and then The Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin. At age 16, O'Donoghue went to Paris, France, for a month to learn the French language. Colin's early career ...

27. Ryan Hansen

Actor | Veronica Mars

Ryan Hansen is an American actor. He was born in Fountain Valley, California, and raised in El Cajon, California, but has since moved with his wife, Amy Hansen, to Los Angeles. His wife is a former roommate of Kristen Bell (star of Veronica Mars (2004)). Hansen is involved in the campaign, "...

28. Tom Guiry

Actor | The Sandlot

Thomas Guiry was born October 12, 1981, in Trenton, New Jersey. His acting debut in a movie was in The Sandlot (1993), in 1993, when he was 11. This led to other films such as Lassie (1994), The Last Home Run (1996), Wrestling with Alligators (1998), Black Hawk Down (2001), and Justice (2003).

29. Michael Rady

Actor | The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Michael Rady was born on August 20, 1981 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005), The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008) and The Guardian (2006).

30. Stephen Amell

Actor | Arrow

Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow in the Arrowverse television franchise (based on the comic character of the same name) and Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).

Stephen Adam Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto,...

31. Jon Prescott

Actor | The Holiday

Jon Prescott was born on August 10, 1981 in Mountain View, California, USA as John Prescott Metcalf. He is an actor, known for The Holiday (2006), Parts Per Billion (2014) and Howl (2010).

32. Max Brown

Actor | Downton Abbey

Max Brown is a native of Ilkley, Yorkshire, England but spent his childhood mostly in Shrewbury, Shropshire, England. His love of acting was ignited at an early age when he performed at the Shrewsbury Music Hall. At the age of 20, the youthful face of Max Brown first appeared on television on the ...

33. Taylor Kinney

Actor | The Other Woman

Taylor Kinney is an American actor and model. On TV, he is best known for his role as Kelly Severide on the hit series, Chicago Fire (2012), and its spin-off Chicago P.D. (2014) on NBC, also as Mason Lockwood on The Vampire Diaries (2009), on The CW; and as Glenn Morrison on Trauma (2009) on NBC. ...

34. Robert Buckley

Actor | 666 Park Avenue

Robert Earl Buckley was born on May 2, 1981 in Los Angeles, California. As a child Robert was on the chubby side and he swam with a t-shirt on. He was also named the most likely to be a superhero by classmates after rescuing four students on horseback. The Southern California native earned an ...

35. Barry Sloane

Actor | Six

Born and raised in Liverpool, England. Probably best known for his roles as 'Aiden Mathis' in the hit show 'Revenge', Joe 'Bear' Graves in the TV series 'Six' and for playing Captain Price in the Call Of Duty - Modern Warfare Video Game. His career began in England where he appeared in numerous TV ...

36. John Boyd

Actor | Argo

John Boyd was born on October 22, 1981 in New York City, New York, USA as John Harry Boyd. He is an actor, known for Argo (2012), Peppermint (2018) and Lady in the Water (2006).

37. Charlie Bewley

Actor | Renegades

Charlie Bewley was born on January 25, 1981 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for American Renegades (2017), Like Crazy (2011) and The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009).

38. Tom Riley

Actor | Da Vinci's Demons

Tom Riley born 5 April 1981 is an English actor, producer and director. Riley was born in Maidstone, Kent. He became involved in drama in his hometown at the age of four, and spent his school years writing and directing plays. He attended Maidstone Grammar School. He studied English literature and ...

39. Joseph Morgan

Actor | The Originals

Joseph Morgan was born in London and spent his childhood with his family in Swansea, Wales. Morgan moved back to London in his late teens to study acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. While there he continued to write and experiment with filmmaking, participating in student films and ...

40. Boyd Holbrook

Actor | Logan

Boyd Holbrook is an American actor and fashion model. He has appeared in films such as Milk (2008), Out of the Furnace (2013), Gone Girl (2014), A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014), Run All Night (2015) and in the Netflix series Narcos.

In 2007 Holbrook sent a screenplay to director Gus Van Sant, who...

41. Tilky Jones

Actor | The Guardian

Member of the vocal group "Take 5" from 1997-2001 (Group Disband). The group produced multiple CDs in collaboration with Diane Warren, DiLite Allenby, Missy Misdemeanor Elliot, and Timberland; music videos in collaboration with Gregory Dark, stage shows as well as other live and recorded ...

42. Michiel Huisman

Actor | The Age of Adaline

Huisman was born on July 18, 1981 in Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, which is near Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Before Game of Thrones (2011), Huisman had a role in Paul Verhoeven's acclaimed Black Book (2006), and he played Rudolf Nureyev in the BBC TV movie Margot (2009) about prima ballerina Margot ...

43. Ben Barnes

Actor | The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

British actor Benjamin Thomas Barnes was born in London, England, to Patricia (Becker), a relationship therapist, and Thomas Barnes, a professor of psychiatry. He has a brother, Jack. His mother is from South Africa while his father is English.

Barnes studied at Homefield Preparatory and King's ...

44. Justin Chon

Actor | Twilight

Justin Chon was born in Garden Grove, Orange County, California, and was raised in Irvine, California. He is the son of Kyung, a pianist, and Sang Chon, a former child actor. Justin is of Korean descent.

Justin Chon is a writer, director, and actor known for his '90s LA Riots drama Gook (2017), ...

45. Allen Leech

Actor | The Imitation Game

Allen Leech was born on May 18, 1981 in Killiney, County Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor, known for The Imitation Game (2014), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) and Downton Abbey (2010). He has been married to Jessica Blair Herman since January 5, 2019.

46. Anders Holm

Actor | Workaholics

Anders Holm was born on May 29, 1981 in Evanston, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Workaholics (2011), The Intern (2015) and Game Over, Man! (2018). He has been married to Emma Nesper Holm since September 2011. They have one child.

47. Shaun Sipos

Actor | Texas Chainsaw 3D

Shaun Sipos of Croatian descent was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Sipos debuted before the cameras in 2001 with a small role in "Special Unit 2", and that same year played a series regular on "Maybe It's Me", playing Nick Gibson.

Since then, Shaun has developed a successful career in ...

48. Johnny Pacar

Actor | Make It or Break It

Johnny Pacar was born in Dearborn, Michigan. He grew up an avid hockey player, who always dreamed of one day playing in the NHL. However, Johnny's hockey career was put on hold after he was discovered while performing in his high school's theater productions. Johnny received great feedback for his ...

49. Liam Garrigan

Actor | Transformers: The Last Knight

Liam Garrigan was born in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. He developed an interest in theatre at an early age taking part in amateur theatre around the age of five and also attended youth classes at Hull's Northern Stage Company. Later he attended Hull's Wyke College and then...

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