Birthdays: January 1by bcampos862 | created - 17 Jan 2015 | updated - 9 months ago | Public
1. Verne Troyer
Actor | The Love Guru
With a decades-long career as an actor and stuntman, Verne Troyer was best known for playing "Mini-Me," Dr. Evil's smaller and more concentrated pure evil protégé, in the hit comedies Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), and for his role in Harry ...
4. Adrian Hall
Actor | Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
He played Tiny Tim in the Christmas Carol with Albert Finney around the same time he did Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. He had a great English accent and a fabulous singing voice at a very young age. Plus, he had to play Tiny Tim as Crippled and did great with that as well.
6. Alan Berg
Alan Berg was born in Chicago in January of 1934, the son of Dr. Joseph Berg and Ruth Berg. Alan had one older sister, Norma. At 17, he attended college at the University of Colorado in Denver. After two years, he transferred to the University of Denver. He graduated in 1957, and became one of the ...
10. Ali Atay
Actor | Ayla: The Daughter of War
In some sources, his family is of Laz descent. After graduating from Mimar Sinan theatre conservatory in 1999, he took place in plenty of theatre plays. Ali Atay is known as a talented actor, musician,filmmaker and as well as writer. He is well known with his roles on TV series such as "Leyla ile ...
Actress | Couples Retreat
Alyssa Julya Smith is the West Coast Anchor for Cheddar TV. Since joining the Cheddar team for its launch in 2016, Alyssa has played an integral role in helping establish the network's voice from coast to coast. After launching Cheddar's first lifestyle and entertainment show out of the Flatiron ...
12. Ana Barón
Ana Barón was born on January 1, 1950 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Ana Carmen Barón Supervielle. She died on August 21, 2015 in Manhattan, New York, USA.
14. Andrew Lesnie
Cinematographer | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Andrew Lesnie was born on January 1, 1956 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is known for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), King Kong (2005) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). He died on April 27, 2015 in Sydney.
15. Andrew Simpson
Actor | Notes on a Scandal
Andrew Simpson attended the Foyle School of Speech and Drama, and was taught by Sandra Biddle in his home city of Derry in Northern Ireland. Andrew's mum and dad are Marion and Paddy and he has two older sisters, Charlotte and Sarah and a younger brother, Patrick, all of whom have also attended ...
16. Angourie Rice
Actress | The Nice Guys
Angourie Rice in an Australian actress with international credits including Spider-Man: Far From Home and Black Mirror: Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too.
In 2018 she starred in Every Day from director Michael Sucsy (The Vow, Grey Gardens), adapted from the YA novel by David Levithan, and period drama ...
18. Ashley Gorrell
Actress | Thunder in Paradise Interactive
Ashley Gorrell was born on January 1, 1985 in Sarasota, Florida, USA as Ashley Lee Gorrell. She is an actress, known for Thunder in Paradise Interactive (1995), Baywatch (1989) and Thunder in Paradise (1994). She is married to Brett Markley.
20. Barbara Baxley
Actress | Sea of Love
Barbara Angie Rose Baxley was born on New Year's Day 1923 to Emma A. & C. Bert Baxley in Porterville, CA. She was the youngest of their two daughters and was named after her grandmothers; Angie Sibley-Tyler and Iva Matilda Rose-Baxley. Barbara attended and graduated with honors from the University ...
21. Bob Minor
Actor | Commando
Big, brawny and imposing actor and stuntman Bob Minor was born on January 1st in 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama. The 6' 2" onetime champion bodybuilder (he's a former Mr. Los Angeles bodybuilding title holder) made his debut as a stuntman doubling for James Iglehart in Russ Meyer's delightfully ...
22. Brian G. Hutton
Director | Where Eagles Dare
Brian G. Hutton was born on January 1, 1935 in New York City, New York, USA as Brian Geoffrey Hutton. He was an actor and director, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), Kelly's Heroes (1970) and Wild Seed (1965). He was married to Victoria Sierra. He died on August 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, ...
24. Carlos Gómez
Actor | Madam Secretary
The Miami native, actor Carlos Gomez will be starring in the highly anticipated new television drama series "LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME: MENENDEZ MURDER" on NBC network as Jose Menendez. The series will premiere this fall September 26 at 10/9c. Recently Mr. Gomez co-starred in the hit drama...
25. Carole Landis
Actress | I Wake Up Screaming
Carole Landis was born on New Year's Day in 1919 in Fairchild, Wisconsin, as Frances Lillian Mary Ridste. Her father, a railroad mechanic, was of Norwegian descent and her mother was Polish. Her father walked out, leaving Carole, her mother and an older brother and sister to fend for themselves.
26. Charles Bickford
Actor | The Farmer's Daughter
American character actor of gruff voice and appearance who was a fixture in Hollywood pictures from the earliest days of the talkies. The fifth of seven children, he was born in the first minute of 1891. He was a boisterous child, and at nine was tried and acquitted for attempted murder in the ...
Actor | Reverie
Christopher Redman is a versatile film, television and theatre actor born in Toronto, Canada January 1st, 1980. In 2018 he can be seen in several recurring roles including Reverie (2018) (NBC), God Friended Me (2018) (CBS), and Workin' Moms (2017) (CBC). Christopher began performing Shakespeare at ...
28. Clare Calbraith
Actress | Downton Abbey
Clare Calbraith was born in Cheshire to mother Val. She has two sisters and a brother. After studying Law, she went to drama school in Cardiff. Her first major role was in Heartbeat from 2000-2002 and her recent appearances include roles in the ITV period drama series Homefires, Downton Abbey and ...
30. Colin Morgan
Actor | Legend
Colin Morgan is a Northern Irish film, television, theater and radio actor who attended Integrated College Dungannon, winning the 'Denis Rooney Associates Cup' for best overall student in the third year, before gaining a National Diploma in Performing Arts from the Belfast Institute of Further and ...
31. Dana Andrews
Actor | Laura
American leading man of the 1940s and 1950s, Dana Andrews was born Carver Dana Andrews on New Years Day 1909 on a farmstead outside Collins, Covington County, Mississippi. One of thirteen children, including fellow actor Steve Forrest, he was a son of Annis (Speed) and Charles Forrest Andrews, a ...
32. Dana DeLorenzo
Actress | Ash vs Evil Dead
Dana DeLorenzo was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio and showed a love of comedy at an early age, when at 3 years old she told jokes to herself on her tape recorder. She landed her first paying gig at the age of 11 performing with her brother in Abbott and Costello's "Who's On First" in a weekly ...
33. Danny Lloyd
Actor | The Shining
Danny Lloyd was selected for the role of Danny Torrance in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980) because of his ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. Because of his age (6) and the genre of The Shining (1980) Danny was closely guarded by Kubrick during filming and didn't know it was a...
35. Dedee Pfeiffer
Actress | Falling Down
Dedee Pfeiffer was born on January 1, 1964 in Midway City, California, USA as Dorothy Diane Pfeiffer. She is an actress and producer, known for Falling Down (1993), Cybill (1995) and The Allnighter (1987). She was previously married to Kevin Ryan, Santiago A. Gomez and Gregory Fein.
36. Deepa Mehta
Director | Fire
Deepa Mehta is a transnational artist and a screenwriter, director, and producer whose work has been called "courageous", "provocative" and "breathtaking". Her visually lush and emotionally resonating films have played at every major international film festival; receiving numerous awards and ...
39. Dorothy Tristan
Actress | Klute
Dorothy Tristan was born on January 1, 1942 in Yorkville Heights, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Klute (1971), The Looking Glass (2015) and Scarecrow (1973). She has been married to John D. Hancock since December 29, 1975. She was previously married to Aram ...
41. Eden Riegel
Actress | Year One
Eden Sonja Jane Riegel was born in Washington, D.C. Her parents are Kurt and Lenore and her older siblings are Tatiana S. Riegel and Sam Riegel. She grew up outside of the Washington, D.C. area in a Virginia suburb. As a child, she first got the urge to perform while watching her brother perform ...
Actress | You Were Never Really Here
Ekaterina Samsonov is a model and actress. She is known for the film You Were Never Really Here (2017).
Ekaterina was born in New York, of Russian descent. In 2014, she appeared in a episode of Mozart in the Jungle called "You Go to My Head." She also had smaller roles in the films Anesthesia (2015)...
47. Erkan Petekkaya
Actor | Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman ki
Erkan Petekkaya (born 11 December 1970) is a Turkish actor. He has starred in several television drama series including Beyaz Gelincik (White Poppies) (2005-07), Sessiz Firtina (Silent Storm) (2007-08) Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman Ki ("As Time Goes By") (2010-12), Dila Hanim (2012-14) and Paramparça (...
50. Fiona Dolman
Actress | Midsomer Murders
Fiona was born in Findhorn, Scotland to mother Rosemary Dolman and father Gordon Dolman. She moved to Gibraltar at 15 years old when her father was posted there in the RAF. She won awards for the Gibraltar RAF ladies windsurfing championships at the age of 16 and 17 years. She is the youngest child.
51. Frank Langella
Actor | Frost/Nixon
Frank Langella was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, to Angelina and Frank A. Langella, a business executive. He is of Italian descent.
A stage and screen actor of extreme versatility, Frank Langella won acclaim on the New York stage in "Seascape" and followed it up with the title role in the Edward Gorey...
Director | Ex Libris: The New York Public Library
Born in 1930, Wiseman is a Cambridge, Massachusetts resident and member of the Massachusetts Bar Association who turned to filmmaking in 1967, after years as an instructor and/or researcher at Boston University, Brandeis University, and Harvard. In 1970 he founded Zipporah Films, Inc., which ...
53. Gabriel Jarret
Actor | Real Genius
First movie appeared in was "Going Ape!", he was the boy at the funeral in the beginning of the film. First appeared on television as Tracy Gold's boyfriend "Lawrence", in the series "Goodnight Beantown." Notable stage appearances include: the North American tour of "Fame" the musical and "Sweet ...
Soundtrack | New Jack City
He is one of hip hop's greatest pioneers.Grandmaster Flash helped revolutionized the art and skills of DJing and set standards in hip hop history. An icon during the culture's heyday, Flash introduced many techniques that would be used by many DJs worldwide. He was also known as the DJ of one of ...
59. Helen Westcott
Actress | Adventures of Don Juan
Born January 1, 1928, to acting parents, Helen Westcott's show biz career began at the ripe old age of 4 when she performed on stage with her vaudevillian mother who played piano and drums. Her father was handsome Warner Bros. actor Gordon Westcott who appeared in second leads opposite a number of ...
63. J.D. Salinger
Writer | My Foolish Heart
U.S. writer whose novel "The Catcher in the Rye" (1951) won critical acclaim and devoted admirers, especially among the post-World War II generation of college students. His entire corpus of published works consists of that one novel and 13 short stories, all originally written in the period 1948-...
64. Jacqueline Scott
Actress | Planet of the Apes
Jacqueline Scott was born on January 1, 1932 in Sikeston, Missouri, USA as Jacqueline Sue Scott. She is an actress, known for Planet of the Apes (1974), Charley Varrick (1973) and The Fugitive (1963). She has been married to Gene Lesser since February 2, 1958. They have two children.
65. Jasmine Dustin
Actress | Rush Hour 3
Jasmine Star Dustin was born in the small rural New Hampshire town of Auburn on New Year's Day, 1983. It was almost as if she was destined for stardom--thus her middle name!
The green-eyed beauty can attribute her exotic good looks to her French, Native American and Scottish roots. Jasmine took her ...
67. Jennifer Hale
Actress | Mass Effect 3
Jennifer Hale was born on January 1, 1965 in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada as Jennifer Leigh Hale. She is an actress, known for Mass Effect 3 (2012), Mass Effect (2007) and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018). She has been married to Barry Oswick since 2009. They have one child.
70. Kien Shih
Actor | Enter the Dragon
Kien Shih was born on January 1, 1913 in Shígang Village, Panyu, Guangdong, China as Wing-Cheung Shek. He is known for his work on Enter the Dragon (1973), Huang Fei Hong yi qu Ding Cai Pao (1974) and The Whirlwind Knight (1969). He died on June 3, 2009 in Hong Kong, China.
72. Kôji Yakusho
Actor | Jûsan-nin no shikaku
Yakusho Koji is an acclaimed and famed Japanese actors who has appeared in many notable films, including Tampopo, Unagi and Babel, but may be best known internationally for his role in Shall We Dance, which at the time of its release was Asia's biggest film export. He was born in the southern city ...
Actor | Body and Soul
Leon Isaac Kennedy was born on January 1, 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Body and Soul (1981), Penitentiary III (1987) and Lone Wolf McQuade (1983). He has been married to Lolita Armbrister since 1995. He was previously married to Jayne Kennedy.
75. Lew Fields
Actor | The Barker
Lew Fields was born on January 1, 1867 in New York City, New York, USA as Moses Schanfield. He was an actor, known for The Barker (1917), The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) and The Delicatessen Shop (1915). He was married to Rose Harris. He died on July 20, 1941 in Beverly Hills, Los ...
77. Linzi Drew
Actress | An American Werewolf in London
Linzi Drew-Honey is a former British movie/television actress, glamour model, adult actress, movie producer/director and writer. Linzi was born Lindsey Jayne Drew on 11th May 1958 in Bristol, U.K. She moved to London in her early 20's to fulfill her dream of being a model.
In the 1980's she appeared...
Actress | 2010: The Year We Make Contact
Madolyn Smith Osborne was born on January 1, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA as Madolyn Smith. She is an actress, known for 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984), Urban Cowboy (1980) and Funny Farm (1988). She has been married to Mark Osborne since July 16, 1988. They have two children.
80. Mark Wingett
Actor | Snow White and the Huntsman
Mark Wingett's first stand out role was Dave in the cult hit Quadrophenia (1979), the film version of The Who's hit album. Mark acted alongside Phil Daniels, Sting, Phil Davis, Toyah Willcox, Trevor Laird, Ray Winstone and a host of other names. Quadrophenia (1979) has gone on to be one of the ...
82. Mary Sweeney
Producer | Mulholland Dr.
Mary Sweeney is a feature film director, producer, writer, and editor. She has a long history of creative collaboration with David Lynch, beginning with Blue Velvet in 1986. She edited Twin Peaks Television (1990), Twin Peaks Fire Walk With Me (1992), Hotel Room, HBO, (1993), Lost Highway (1996), ...
83. Matt Robinson
Actor | Sesame Street
Matt Robinson was born on January 1, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Matthew Thomas Robinson Jr. He is known for his work on Sesame Street (1969), Amazing Grace (1974) and The Cosby Show (1984). He was married to Dolores Robinson. He died on August 5, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | Mush and Milk
Matthew 'Stymie' Beard was born on January 1, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Matthew Beard Jr. He was an actor, known for Mush and Milk (1933), A Lad an' a Lamp (1932) and Free Wheeling (1932). He was married to Annie. He died on January 8, 1981 in Los Angeles.
85. Maurice Béjart
Director | Bhakti
Maurice Béjart was born on January 1, 1927 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Maurice Jean Berger. He is known for his work on Bhakti (1970), Le sacre du printemps (1970) and Ballet for Life (1997). He died on November 22, 2007 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.
86. Max Julien
Actor | The Mack
A classically trained actor, Max began his career in New York's Off-Broadway circuit including Joseph Papp's Shakespeare-In-The-Park. Moving westward he landed co-starring roles with Jack Nicholson in Psych-Out and Candace Bergen in Columbia's box-office hit Getting Straight. In Uptight, N.Y. times...
87. Meagen Fay
Actress | That's My Boy
Meagen Fay was born and raised in Joliet, Illinois, studied classical theatre abroad, and served her apprenticeship in the theatre in Dublin, Ireland. After garnering rave revues for her work in The Dublin Theatre Festival production of "Lysistrata", Meagen returned to the US and became a part of ...
89. Michèle Mercier
Actress | Angélique, marquise des anges
For Michèle Mercier, the role of Angélique, "the Marquise of the Angels", was both a blessing and a curse. It catapulted her to almost instant stardom, rivalling Brigitte Bardot in her celebrity and popularity, but ruined her acting career. The character of Angélique made to forget the other ...
90. Michelle Holmes
Actress | Above Suspicion
Michelle Holmes was born on January 1, 1967 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England as Corinne Michelle Cunliffe. She is an actress, known for Above Suspicion (2009), Goodnight Sweetheart (1993) and Rita, Sue and Bob Too (1987). She was previously married to Mark O'Hanlon.
91. Milena Canonero
Costume_designer | The Grand Budapest Hotel
Milena Canonero grew up in Genoa. She studied design and costume in Genoa before moving to England to finish her studies. Milena's film career started with Stanley Kubrick, designing the costumes for three of his films: Clockwork Orange (1971), Barry Lyndon (1975), winning her first of her four ...
92. Miyavi Matsunoi
Actress | Venus in Eros
Miyavi Matsunoi was born on January 1, 1988 in Hiroshima, Japan as Mai Kato. She is an actress, known for Venus in Eros (2012), Reigo, the Deep-Sea Monster vs. the Battleship Yamato (2005) and Garo the Movie: Red Requiem (2010).
93. Morris Chestnut
Actor | Kick-Ass 2
A tall, handsome, and versatile American actor, Morris Chestnut was born in Cerritos, California, to Shirley (Wynn) and Morris Chestnut, Sr. He first came to be recognized by moviegoers starring as Ricky in Boyz n the Hood (1991), a role where he played a high school running back using his football...
95. Nelson Leigh
Actor | Ma Barker's Killer Brood
Nelson Leigh was born on January 1, 1905 in Mississippi, USA as Sydney Talbot Christie. He was an actor, known for Ma Barker's Killer Brood (1960), World Without End (1956) and The Adventures of Sir Galahad (1949). He was married to Lois Cecile Johnson. He died on July 3, 1985 in Hemet, California,...