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Producer | Star Trek: Discovery
Aaron Harberts has served as an executive producer, showrunner, and co-showrunner on series such as Revenge (2011), Mercy (2009), Pushing Daisies (2007), Reign (2013), and GCB (2012). Harberts spent his childhood in Richmond, Indiana and his formative years in Fort Lauderdale, Florida before ...
3. Abdel Qissi
Actor | Lionheart
Imposingly large, 6' 2" Abdel Qissi was born in Morocco on 20 January 1960 and he is best known for playing some of the leading bad guys to Jean-Claude Van Damme.
He grew up in Brussels, where he was trained in boxing at sports center in Ixelles, there he also met Jean-Claude Van Damme. Van Damme, ...
Producer | Socorro: 5º año
Alejandro Romay was born on January 20, 1927 in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina as Alejandro Argentino Saúl. He was a writer and producer, known for Socorro: 5º año (1989), Top Models (1996) and Rich and Famous (1997). He was married to Leonor Rosio. He died on June 25, 2015 in ...
5. Alex Nicol
Actor | The Screaming Skull
A regular "good guy" and "bad guy" presence in sagebrush sagas and two-fisted film action during the early 1950s, brawny, blond-haired Alexander Livingston Nicol Jr. was born in 1916 in Ossining, New York, the son of a prison warden there at Sing Sing, and his wife, the matron of a detention center...
6. Amanda Ward
Actress | Chasing the White Dragon
Amanda Ward is a model/actress born January 20, 1983 in Brandon, Mississippi. She moved to Hollywood, California at the age of 19 to pursue a career. Voted ScreamQueen of the Year at the Modesto Film Festival in 2009, she has had success in the SCI-FI and Indie horror film world with films like ...
7. Angie Simms
Self | Jackass 3D
Angie Simms is a rare writer/actress/comedienne multi-hyphenate who continues to book roles in TV shows and films spanning across all genres. Angie was exposed to the world of film and music at a young age. Born into a family of artists with two musically gifted siblings and parents that instilled ...
8. Arte Johnson
Actor | Love at First Bite
Arte Johnson was born on January 20, 1929 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA as Arthur Stanton Eric Johnson. He was an actor and writer, known for Love at First Bite (1979), Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (1967) and The President's Analyst (1967). He was married to Gisela Johnson. He died on July 3, ...
Actor | Personal Shopper
Benjamin Biolay was born on January 20, 1973 in Villefranche-sur-Saône, Rhône, France. He is an actor and composer, known for Personal Shopper (2016), It's Complicated (2009) and Something's Gotta Give (2003). He was previously married to Chiara Mastroianni.
10. Bill Maher
Writer | Politically Incorrect
Bill Maher was born William Maher in New York City, New York, and grew up in River Vale, New Jersey. His father, William Aloysius Maher, Jr., who was of Irish descent, was a radio announcer and news editor. His mother, Julie (Berman), was a nurse, who was from a Jewish family. Maher was raised in ...
12. Branka Katic
Actress | Crna macka, beli macor
Branka Katic was born on January 20, 1970 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. She is an actress, known for Black Cat, White Cat (1998), Public Enemies (2009) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014). She has been married to Julian Farino since August 31, 2000. They have two children.
13. Buzz Aldrin
Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Buzz Aldrin was born on January 20, 1930 in Montclair, New Jersey, USA as Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr. He is known for his work on Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), The Big Bang Theory (2007) and Space Brothers (2012). He was previously married to Lois Driggs Cannon, Beverly Van Zile and Joan Ann ...
16. Ciara Hanna
Actress | Pernicious
Ciara Chantel Hanna got started in the entertainment world when she was at the young age of 8. She traveled around Southern California singing with a local singing group, which entertained at such places as Knott's Berry Farm, Royal Caribbean Cruise liner, and Universal Studios. She then pursued an...
18. Colin Clive
Actor | Frankenstein
Who could forget Colin Clive's "It's Alive! It's Alive!" as he melted to the floor mumbling the same over and over in ecstasy after his success at animating the Monster in the first sound version of Frankenstein (1931). Film history - horror film history - but part of a short history for actor ...
Actress | Final Destination 3
Crystal Lowe was born on 20 January, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. At a young age, Crystal and her family moved to Hong Kong, where she spent a few years, becoming fluent in Cantonese. Because of her natural beauty, Crystal then entered such modeling competitions including "Miss Teen...
21. Daniel Benzali
Actor | A View to a Kill
Daniel Benzali is an internationally renowned actor who has astonished and delighted audiences worldwide for over 30 years with his powerful performances in a wide range of film, television and theatre roles. Mr. Benzali received a Golden Globe Award nomination for his magnificent performance as ...
22. Daniel Cudmore
Actor | X-Men: The Last Stand
Born in Vancouver and raised in Squamish, British Columbia, Daniel grew up in an athletic household. The middle of three boys, Daniel excelled at a number of different sports including ski racing, snowboarding, football and rugby. However, in addition to his vast interest in athletics, Daniel ...
23. Dave Fennoy
Dave Fennoy was born on January 20, 1952 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA as David Henderson Fennoy II. He is known for his work on The Walking Dead (2012), Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (2008) and StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010). He is married to Ilene Fennoy. They have one child.
24. David Lynch
Writer | Twin Peaks
Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future ...
26. DeForest Kelley
Actor | Star Trek
Jackson DeForest Kelley was born on January 20, 1920 in Toccoa, Georgia, to Clora (Casey) and Ernest David Kelley. He graduated from high school at age 16 and went on to sing at the Baptist church where his father was a minister. At age 17, he made his first trip outside the state to visit an uncle...
27. Dena Kaplan
Actress | Dance Academy: The Movie
Dena Kaplan was born in South Africa and moved to Melbourne, Australia, in 1996. Dena is an actress and dancer who may be best known for her role as Abigail Armstrong in the Australian Broadcasting Corporation television series 'Dance Academy' (2010-2012). Kaplan attended high school in Melbourne ...
28. Don Mankiewicz
Writer | Rosetti and Ryan
Donald Mankiewicz was born in Berlin into an illustrious creative family, his father being the screen-writer Herman Mankiewicz and his uncle film director Joseph Mankiewicz, whilst his brother Frank would also distinguish himself as a journalist. Brought up in Beverly Hills - where his parents' ...
29. Dorothy Provine
Actress | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Flashy, leggy, bouffant blonde Dorothy Provine was a solid screen representation of the Kennedyesque era when life seemed so full of fun, so innocent and so optimistic. This sparkling beauty also gave TV audiences a double dose blast to the past via her popular co-starring roles on late 50s/early ...
31. Emilio Alfaro
Actor | Hay unos tipos abajo
Emilio Alfaro was born on January 20, 1933 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Emilio Villariño Alfaro. He was an actor and director, known for There's Some Guys Downstairs (1985), La marca del deseo (1994) and The Terrorist (1962). He was married to Marilina Ross. He died on July 18, 1998 in Buenos ...
33. Evan Peters
Actor | X-Men: Apocalypse
Evan Peters was born in 1987 in St. Louis, Missouri to Phil and Julie Peters. When his father's job was transferred, the family moved to Grand Blanc, Michigan. There, Evan began taking acting classes and at age 15, he moved with his mother to Los Angeles in hopes of pursuing a career in the ...
34. Fabia Drake
Actress | A Room with a View
Fabia Drake was born on January 20, 1904 in Herne Bay, Kent, England as Ethel Fabia McGlinchy. She was an actress, known for A Room with a View (1985), Valmont (1989) and The Good Companions (1957). She was married to Maxwell Joseph Hall Turner. She died on February 28, 1990 in London, England.
35. Federico Fellini
Writer | Amarcord
The women who both attracted and frightened him and an Italy dominated in his youth by Mussolini and Pope Pius XII - inspired the dreams that Fellini started recording in notebooks in the 1960s. Life and dreams were raw material for his films. His native Rimini and characters like Saraghina (the ...
36. Finlay Currie
Actor | Ben-Hur
Scottish-born Finlay Currie was a former church organist and choirmaster, who made his stage debut at 20 years of age. It took him 34 more years before making his first film, but he worked steadily for another 30 years after that. Although he was a large, imposing figure, with a rich, deep voice ...
38. Gary Barlow
Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service
Gary Barlow was born on January 20th 1971 in Frodsham, Cheshire, UK, the second and youngest son of Marge and Colin Barlow. He has an older brother named Ian. His first school was Weaver Vale Primary School, and he moved on to Frodsham High School in 1982. He was the founding member of successful ...
39. George Burns
Actor | Oh, God!
George Burns was born on January 20, 1896 in New York City, New York, USA as Nathan Birnbaum. He was an actor and producer, known for Oh, God! (1977), Going in Style (1979) and The Sunshine Boys (1975). He was married to Gracie Allen and Hannah Siegel. He died on March 9, 1996 in Beverly Hills, Los...
41. Graham Stark
Actor | Superman III
Graham Stark was born on January 20, 1922 in Wallasey, Cheshire, England as Graham William Stark. He was an actor and director, known for Superman III (1983), A Shot in the Dark (1964) and The Return of the Pink Panther (1975). He was married to Audrey Nicholson. He died on October 29, 2013 in ...
48. Ivy Levan
Ivy Levan was born on January 20, 1987 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Ivy Rose Levan.
50. James Denton
Actor | Desperate Housewives
The second of three children born to a dentist and his wife in Nashville, Tennessee, Denton grew up in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, attended Goodlettsville High School, briefly played basketball at a junior college, then went on to graduate with honors from the (national champion) University of ...
54. Joy Adamson
Writer | Born Free
Joy Adamson was born on January 20, 1910 in Troppau, Silesia, Austria-Hungary as Friederike Viktoria Gessner. She is known for her work on Born Free (1998), Born Free (1966) and Living Free (1972). She was married to George Adamson, Peter René Oscar Bally and Victor Isidor Ernst Ritter von Klarwill...
Actor | Detective a contramano
Juan Carlos Mareco was born on January 20, 1926 in Carmelo, Uruguay. He was an actor and writer, known for Detective a contramano (1949), Su seguro servidor (1954) and The Blonde from Buenos Aires (1961). He was married to Elena Luisa Galtieri and Mariquita Gallegos. He died on October 8, 2009 in ...
56. Keith Knight
Actor | My Bloody Valentine
Keith Knight was born on January 20, 1956 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for My Bloody Valentine (1981), Meatballs (1979) and The Care Bears Adventure in Wonderland (1987). He was married to Jennifer McCullough. He died on August 22, 2007 in Toronto, Ontario.
59. Kerri Kenney
Actress | Reno 911!: Miami
Kerri Kenney was born on January 20, 1970 in Westport, Connecticut, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Reno 911!: Miami (2007), Reno 911! (2003) and The State (1993). She has been married to Steven V. Silver since June 12, 2004. They have one child.
61. Kylee Nash
Actress | Super Shark
Kylee Nash is an established model, dancer and actress. This South Dakota native was born on January 20, 1984 and spent part of her early work life as a personal trainer to finance her goal of enhancing her already busty features. However, work as a trainer did not accumulate money fast enough for ...
62. Leon Ames
Actor | Peggy Sue Got Married
Leon Ames was born Harry Wycoff in Portland, Indiana, to Cora Alice (DeMoss) and Charles Elmer Wycoff. He had always wanted to be an actor and he did it the hard way, serving a long apprenticeship in touring amateur theatre companies, even selling shoes for a while on 42nd Street in the 1920's. It ...
64. Lisa Vultaggio
Actress | General Hospital
Lisa Vultaggio was born on January 20, 1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for General Hospital (1963), The X-Files (1993) and Highlander (1992). She has been married to Jonathan Jackson since June 21, 2002. They have three children.
65. Liza Goddard
Actress | Doctor Who
Liza Goddard was born on January 20, 1950 in Smethwick, Sandwell, England as Louise E Goddard. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (1963), Woof! (1989) and The Brothers (1972). She has been married to David Cobham since January 1995. She was previously married to Alvin Stardust and Colin Baker.
66. Lorenzo Lamas
Actor | Grease
Lorenzo Fernando Lamas was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of actors Arlene Dahl and Fernando Lamas. His father was Argentinian and his mother was American, of Norwegian descent. Lorenzo was raised in Pacific Palisades, California. In 1968, his family moved to New York. He attended ...
67. Márcia Cabrita
Actress | Sete Pecados
Márcia Cabrita was born on January 20, 1964 in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Márcia Martins Alves. She was an actress, known for Seven Sins (2007), Summer Show (2004) and Treme Treme (2015). She was married to Ricardo Parente. She died on November 10, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro.
69. Margaret Avery
Actress | The Color Purple
Slender, attractive actress Margaret Avery, spellbinding in her role of Shug in Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple (1985), is certainly no "one-hit wonder". Although filmgoers may be able to trace her back only to that once-in-a-lifetime part, Margaret has been a talented player on the large and ...
73. Melissa Rivers
Actress | Joy
New York Times best-selling author and award-winning producer, Melissa Rivers is an entertainment journalist, equestrian, Ivy League graduate, accomplished public speaker and animal advocate. While her professional achievements are plentiful, it is her role as a [single] mother to son Cooper that ...
74. Michael Higgins
Actor | Angel Heart
Michael Higgins was born on January 20, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Michael Patrick Higgins Jr. He was an actor, known for Angel Heart (1987), State and Main (2000) and School Ties (1992). He was married to Elizabeth Lee Goodwin. He died on November 5, 2008 in Manhattan, New ...
Actress | Madam Secretary
Writer-performer Nancy Ellen Shore can be seen as Dr. Watson in Emmy-nominated director Paul Starkman's feature film Wheels (2018), which won Best Narrative Feature at the 2018 Woodstock Film Festival. Other recent film work: Matty's Aunt in Romina Schwedler's The Visit, a multi-award-winning short...
81. Norma Varden
Actress | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
The daughter of a retired sea captain and his much-younger wife, actress Norma Varden was born and raised in turn-of-the-century London. A piano prodigy, she studied in Paris and appeared in concert in England during her teenage years. Acting, however, became her career of choice, studying at the ...
82. Olivia Hallinan
Actress | Sugar Rush
Olivia has appeared in over 100 productions since the age of seven. She is the youngest of four sisters and grew up in Hounslow, London. Her first ever big role, was playing alongside Cilla Black in the 1991 production of Robin Prince of Sherwood. Since then, she has starred in five stage ...
84. Patricia Neal
Actress | Hud
Patricia Neal, the Oscar- and Tony Award-winning actress, was born Patricia Louise Neal in Packard, Kentucky. Her father managed a coal mine and her mother was the daughter of the town doctor. She grew up in Knoxville, where she attended high school.
She was first bit by the acting bug at the age of...
85. Paul Stanley
Soundtrack | Moulin Rouge!
Paul Stanley is the charismatic front man/lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist/songwriter for hard rock super group KISS, best known for his wailing vocals, high-energy on-stage antics and appeal to female fans. Born Stanley Eisen on January 20, 1952, in Queens, New York, Stanley took a keen interest in ...
88. Pete Ploszek
Pete Ploszek is an American actor. He was born in Hinsdale, Illinois but grew up across New Jersey, Maine, and Ohio before settling in St. Charles, Illinois. He played football at Princeton University and earned an MFA in Acting from the USC School of Dramatic Arts. He currently resides in Los ...
89. Peter Donat
Actor | The Game
The Canadian-American actor Peter Donat had a 50-year-long career in TV, motion pictures and theater. So respected was Donat, that Francis Ford Coppola considered casting him in the role of Tom Hagen in The Godfather (1972) that went to Robert Duvall.
The nephew of Oscar-winning actor Robert Donat, ...
Soundtrack | Detroit
Ahmir-Khalib Thompson was born on January 20, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Ahmir Khalib Thompson.
94. Rainn Wilson
Actor | The Office
Rainn Wilson lives in Los Angeles with his wife, fiction writer Holiday Reinhorn (Big Cats), and his son, Walter McKenzie Wilson who was born in 2004. He grew up in Seattle, Washington but graduated from New Trier H.S. in Winnetka, Illinois. After attending both Tufts University and the University ...
97. Ray Panthaki
Actor | Colette
BAFTA Breakthrough Brit Ray Panthaki was born in London, England. He is an Actor, Producer, Writer & Director known for Colette (2018) Official Secrets (2019) Convenience (2015) 28 Days Later... (2002) Ali G Indahouse (2002) Kidulthood (2006) It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2012) & One Crazy Thing (...
98. René Franco
Director | ¡Es de Noche!... Y ya llegué
Rene is a Mexican TV Show Host, journalist and actor. His show "Es De Noche y ya Llegue;", has been running for over 5 years in Mexican television, and broad-casted all over the world by the popular "El Canal De las Estrellas" Network. As an actor, he's developed mainly in comedy theater. He has a ...