Birthdays: January 17by bcampos862 | created - 19 Jan 2015 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
Actor | Byrd and the Bees
Maksim "Maks" Aleksandrovich Chmerkovskiy is a Ukrainian Latin Ballroom dance champion, choreographer, Broadway performer, and actor. He is widely known as one of the professional dancers on the American television series Dancing with the Stars, on which he first appeared in season two. In 14 ...
Actress | Julieta
Along 2013 year, has starred as Sira Quiroga in a tv series "El tiempo entre costuras" - L'espionne de Tanger - written by María Dueña best-seller. Acting this role, Sira was a young seamstress, who moved from Madrid (Spain) to Tanger (Morocco) in 1930 decade, when she had as clients important ...
3. Al Capone
Infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone was born in the tough Williamsburgh section of Brooklyn, NY, the fourth of nine children of Italian immigrants from Naples. Capone was a born sociopath. In the sixth grade he beat up a teacher and promptly quit school. He picked up his education from the streets,...
6. Andy Kaufman
Actor | Taxi
Referred to by some as a dadaistic comedian, Andy Kaufman took comedy and performance art to the edges of irrationality and blurred the dividing line between reality and imagination. Born in New York City on January 17, 1949, the first son of Stanley and Janice Kaufman, Andy grew up on New York in ...
8. Anne Brontë
Writer | Novela
The youngest of the talented Brontë siblings, Anne was born January 17th, 1820 to Rev. Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell Brontë. Her mother died of cancer when she was only a year old, and growing up Anne was especially close to her elder sister Emily Brontë. Along with their other sister, ...
9. Anne Stedman
Actress | Space Cowboys
Anne Stedman who is the creator of Chic Mama LA has a new web series coming out called Chic Mama Carpool. Tune in every week to her web-series that rides along with chic celebrity moms where the destination is not a red carpet but the school drop off line! Each episode, Anne Stedman will pick up ...
Antonio Fraguas 'Forges' was born on January 17, 1942 in Madrid, Spain as Antonio Fraguas de Pablo. He was a writer and director, known for El bengador Gusticiero y su pastelera madre (1977), Country, S.A. (1975) and Forgeseando (2018). He was married to Pilar Garrido Cendoya. He died on February ...
11. Bart Freundlich
Director | The Myth of Fingerprints
Bart Freundlich was born on January 17, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Myth of Fingerprints (1997), Wolves (2016) and Trust the Man (2005). He has been married to Julianne Moore since August 23, 2003. They have two children.
12. Benno Fürmann
Actor | Joyeux Noël
Benno Fürmann was born on 17 January 1972 in Berlin, Germany and worked as a waiter, bouncer and drifter before attending acting lessons at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. After returning to Germany, he played several minor parts in movie and television projects until his breakthrough ...
13. Betty White
Actress | The Proposal
Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive for the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent.
Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic ...
15. Brooke Mills
Actress | Blood Legacy
Brooke Mills was a very capable and beautiful redhead actress and dancer who popped up in a handful of movies and TV shows during her regrettably short-lived career. She was born as Dolores Ann Williams on January 17, 1949 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Mills made her film debut with an uncredited bit ...
17. Carol Hughes
Actress | Gold Mine in the Sky
Carol Hughes was born on January 17, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Catherine Mabel Hukill. She was an actress, known for Gold Mine in the Sky (1938), Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940) and Man from Music Mountain (1938). She was married to Frank Faylen. She died on August 8, 1995 in ...
Actress | Desearás al hombre de tu hermana
Carolina Ardohain was born on January 17, 1978 in Santa Rosa, La Pampa, Argentina as Ana Carolina Ardohaín Dos Santos. She is an actress, known for Desire (2017), Super (2009) and Doble vida (2005). She has been married to Roberto García Moritán since November 22, 2019. She was previously married ...
19. Cedar Walton
Music_department | Countdown at Kusini
Cedar Walton was born on January 17, 1934 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Cedar Anthony Walton Jr. He is known for his work on Cool Red (1976), She's Gotta Have It (1986) and 'Round Midnight (1986). He died on August 19, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA.
21. Chris Casamassa
Actor | Mortal Kombat
Chris Casamassa is the son of American Martial arts pioneer Louis D. Casamassa. He is a world class Martial art expert with a 9th degree black belt in Red Dragon Karate and over 35 years of experience. Casamassa currently presides over the 12 Red Dragon Karate Schools in Southern California. He ...
Actor | Chaos Theory
Born in Burnaby, British Columbia, January 17 1975 to Chris William Martin and Victoria Kathleen Martin, Chris was raised first in East Vancouver (until he was 2) and then in a small town called Yarrow. He first became an actor after answering a cattle call for a new teen drama, _"Fifteen" (1991)_ ...
23. Coco Sily
Coco Sily was born on January 17, 1962 in Villa Domínico, Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Fernando Silly. He is an actor and writer, known for Recordando el show de Alejandro Molina (2011), Petti en vivo (2001) and Brigade 099 (2002).
Actor | Triunfo del amor
Cuauhtémoc Blanco was born on January 17, 1973 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Cuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo. He is an actor, known for Triumph of Love (2010), Adidas... Y tu que sientes por ella? (2009) and Hugo Sanchez. He has been married to Natalia Rezende since June 16, 2015. They have ...
27. D.J. Caruso
Director | I Am Number Four
Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Caruso came west to play tennis and study Television Production at Pepperdine University. Interned at Disney Studios in the Product Placement department and later hooked up with Director John Badham, who mentored him into a second-unit director, after Badham lost his ...
Daniel Louis Rivas was born and raised in New York City. A multi media performer since he was a child. Daniel had his first speaking role opposite Gary Oldman in "Sid and Nancy" He decided to pursue it as a career. After fronting the short lived punk rock band 57-Blankness at eighteen. He soon ...
29. David Blue
Actor | SGU Stargate Universe
The youngest of three boys, David Blue grew up as the comedian of the family. A lifelong actor, singer and dancer, Blue spent years performing onstage. He eventually graduated from the conservatory at the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both Acting and Musical Theatre ...
30. Denis O'Hare
Actor | Dallas Buyers Club
Denis O'Hare was born on January 17, 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Denis Patrick Seamus O'Hare. He is an actor, known for Dallas Buyers Club (2013), Garden State (2004) and The Proposal (2009). He has been married to Hugo Redwood since July 28, 2011. They have one child.
31. Deran Sarafian
Producer | Alien Predator
Deran Sarafian was born on January 17, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Alien Predator (1986), House (2004) and Interzone (1989). He has been married to Laurie Fortier since June 9, 2000. They have two children.
32. Diogo Morgado
Actor | Son of God
While his acting debut was at the age of 15, Diogo Morgado later became known internationally for his groundbreaking portrayal of "Jesus" in 20th Century Fox's feature film "Son of God" and in The History Channel's highly rated, Emmy nominated miniseries "The Bible." Morgado's recent work includes ...
33. Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade was born on January 17, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), Shot in the Dark (2017) and Relentless. He has been married to Gabrielle Union since August 30, 2014. They have one child. He was previously ...
34. Eartha Kitt
Actress | The Emperor's New Groove
An out-of-wedlock child, Eartha Kitt was born in the cotton fields of South Carolina. Kitt's mother was a sharecropper of African-American and Cherokee Native American descent. Her father's identity is unknown. Given away by her mother, she arrived in Harlem at age nine. At 15, she quit high school...
35. Elisabeth Oas
Actress | Save the Last Dance
Elisabeth Oas is an American Actress known mostly for her work in Independent films, and as "Diggy" in "Save the Last the Dance", with Kerry Washington and Julia Stiles. She grew up in a small town outside of Ann Arbor, Michigan, in a loving, blue collar family with one brother. She knew at the age...
37. Erin O'Brien
Actress | In Like Flint
Erin O'Brien was born on January 17, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Erin Joanne O'Brien. She is an actress, known for In Like Flint (1967), John Paul Jones (1959) and 77 Sunset Strip (1958). She has been married to Kanan Awni since March 22, 1969. She was previously married to James (Jimmy...
41. Freddy Rodríguez
Actor | Planet Terror
Freddy Rodríguez was born on January 17, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Planet Terror (2007), Poseidon (2006) and Harsh Times (2005). He has been married to Maria Elsie Rivera since December 23, 1995. They have two children.
Producer | Samurai Jack
Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at CalArts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student ...
45. Grant Withers
Actor | Fort Apache
Appeared in over 200 films. He had worked as a salesman and newspaper reporter before breaking into movies near the end of the silent era. Tall and tough, his starring roles in major pictures soon gave way to supporting parts, mainly as a villain, in B movies and serials. His elopement to Yuma, ...
47. Hale Appleman
Actor | The Magicians
Graduate of famed LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts.
Studied at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama.
Starred in the Roundabout Theater Company's revival production of David Rabe's Streamers, directed by Scott Ellis. ('08/'09 Season)
Played Jesus in the New York Premiere of Sarah ...
48. Herbert Ellis
Actor | The Party
Herbert Ellis was born on January 17, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Herbert Siegel. He was an actor, known for The Party (1968), The Killing (1956) and Peter Gunn (1958). He was married to Sylvia Siegel. He died on December 26, 2018 in San Gabriel, California, USA.
50. Isa Briones
Actress | Takers
Isa Briones was born Isabella Camille Briones in London, England. Her parents, Jon Jon Briones and Megan Johnson Briones are both actors and singers, and her younger brother, Teo Briones is also an actor. She began modeling in New York at the age of 3, and started acting when her family moved to ...
52. James Earl Jones
Actor | Rogue One
Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...
53. James Waterston
Actor | Dead Poets Society
James Waterston is an actor and a pianist with a great love of New Orleans music. He comes from family of actors and artists and he counts himself privileged to do what he does. He has traveled and performed around the world doing television, stage and film. He has lived in New Orleans, Paris, Los ...
54. Jamie Bloch
Actress | Degrassi: Next Class
Born in Toronto to a South African-Jewish family, Jamie discovered her passion for performing at the tender age of 6. Starting on stage, she appeared in a number of theatre productions that brought her out of her shell and into the spotlight. But it soon became clear that film and television was ...
55. Jane Elliot
Actress | General Hospital
Jane Elliot was born Janury 17, 1947 in New York City. Despite never being academically taught acting (she took voice and acting classes instead), Elliott got an agent at age 17 who sent her auditioning for the most diverse roles which eventually jump-started her career. Elliott made her daytime ...
57. Jeff Chase
Actor | Escape Plan: The Extractors
Born Jeffrey Lance Sniffen. Graduate of Passiac Valley Regional Valley Regional High School Little Falls NJ. Graduate of West Virginia University. Played football for the Mountaineers 1986-1991. Married to Kimberly 1991-2015 (Divorced). One son Cory Chase. Best Known for The Mechanic 2011, Mission ...
58. Jim Carrey
Actor | Bruce Almighty
Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...
59. Joanna David
Actress | You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
Joanna David was born on January 17, 1947 in Lancaster, England as Joanne E. Hacking. She is an actress and producer, known for You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Pride and Prejudice (1995) and War & Peace (1972). She has been married to Edward Fox since 2004. They have two children.
60. John Cater
Actor | The Abominable Dr. Phibes
A masterful character actor who was in the first London season of the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1961 and who became a familiar face in countless television sitcoms and serials, notably as a core cast member in The Duchess of Duke Street in 1976.
In The Duchess, he played the enigmatic hall porter...
61. Jonathan Keltz
Actor | Entourage
Jonathan Lippert Keltz was born in New York City, to Karin Lippert, who worked in public relations, and Martin Keltz, the co-founder and President of Scholastic Productions. He remained in the city through pre-school before moving upstate to Woodstock, New York, where he attended Poughkeepsie Day ...
63. Joshua Malina
Actor | In the Line of Fire
Joshua Malina was born on January 17, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA as Joshua Charles Malina. He is an actor and producer, known for In the Line of Fire (1993), A Few Good Men (1992) and The American President (1995). He has been married to Melissa Merwin since December 1, 1996. They have ...
64. Kang-ho Song
Actor | Salinui chueok
Song Kang-ho never professionally trained as an actor, beginning his career in social theater groups after graduating from Kimhae High School. Later, he joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theater company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation, which proved to be Song's training ...
66. Keith Robinson
Actor | Dreamgirls
Keith Robinson was born in Kentucky and grew up in Greenville, South Carolina. He later moved to Augusta and graduated from Lakeside High School. He attended the University of Georgia and, while there, signed a recording contract with Motown Records, but that label never issued any of his material.
69. Kevin Reynolds
Director | Waterworld
Raised as an Air Force brat, Kevin Reynolds' love for cinema inspired him to forsake his law school degree and move to Los Angeles to enroll in the University of Southern California's legendary film school. Reynolds' graduate thesis film "Proof" became the basis for "Fandango" starring Kevin ...
71. Kirsty Hill
Actress | A Haunted House 2
Born in Llanelli, South Wales, Sophie Dee moved to England to attend. school. Later she moved back to Wales to finish secondary school. Upon graduation she held a variety of jobs, ranging from working in a café to door-to-door saleswoman.
She eventually became a dancer, specializing in lap dances. ...
73. Leigh Whannell
Actor | Saw
Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where, at the age of four, he developed an obsession with telling stories. Whether it be through acting, writing or filmmaking, his primary love was getting a reaction from an audience. In 1995, at the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal ...
74. Lil Jon
Soundtrack | Girls Trip
For the last decade, the words "Yeah," "Okay," and "What" have been synonymous with Grammy award winning artist Lil Jon. He has been one of the most prominent figures in music and pop culture alike, performing for hundreds of thousands of fans with Afrojack, Steve Aoki and Sydney Samson at Ultra ...
75. Linda Kash
Actress | Best in Show
Linda Kash began her professional life at the Second City in Toronto. She has also appeared in a number of plays for Canadian Stage.
She was a series regular cast member in The Comedy Mill, Max Glick, Variety Tonight in Canada and SheTV, Minor Adjustments and Style and Substance in the US. As well ...
77. Lukas Moodysson
Writer | Fucking Åmål
Lukas Moodysson was born on January 17, 1969 in Malmö, Skåne län, Sweden as Karl Frederik Lukas Moodysson. He is a writer and director, known for Show Me Love (1998), Lilya 4-Ever (2002) and Together (2000). He has been married to Coco Moodysson since 1994. They have three children.
78. Mack Sennett
Producer | The Good-Bye Kiss
Mack Sennett was born Michael Sinnott on January 17, 1880 in Danville, Quebec, Canada, to Irish immigrant farmers. When he was 17, his parents moved the family to East Berlin, Connecticut, and he became a laborer at American Iron Works, a job he continued when they moved to Northampton, ...
81. Maury Povich
Actor | How I Met Your Mother
Maury Povich was born on January 17, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Maurice Richard Povich. He is an actor and producer, known for How I Met Your Mother (2005), Maury (1991) and Madea's Big Happy Family (2011). He has been married to Connie Chung since December 2, 1984. They have ...
82. Max Adler
Actor | Detention of the Dead
Born in Queens, New York and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Adler knew from an early age that he wanted to become an actor. Upon graduating from Horizon High School in AZ, he made the move to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams of working in the entertainment industry. After landing a few guest-star ...
Actress | La pazza gioia
Micaela Ramazzotti was born on January 17, 1979 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for Like Crazy (2016), The First Beautiful Thing (2010) and A Flat for Three (2012). She has been married to Paolo Virzì since January 17, 2009. They have two children.
86. Michelle Obama
Producer | The Fifth Risk
Michelle Obama was born on January 17, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Michelle LaVaughn Robinson. She is an actress and producer, known for The Fifth Risk, A Student's Guide to Your First Year of College (2019) and Lil Bub's Big Show (2013). She has been married to Barack Obama since October 3, ...
88. Mirtha Michelle
Actress | Fast & Furious
Mirtha Michelle is an actress and writer born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on January 17th. At five years old her parents, Jose and Mirtha moved the family to Miami, Florida. She grew up in a very close-knit family, also consisting of her older sister Cathryn and younger brother Jose Angel....
89. Mitch Vogel
Actor | The Reivers
Lanky, freckle faced, unassuming and a spitting image of how you would envision Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer" character if he came alive, juvenile actor Mitch Vogel was one of Hollywood's top performers during the late 1960s and early 1970s. His career fell away, however, by the following decade and ...
90. Moira Shearer
Actress | The Red Shoes
Moira was born the daughter of Harold Charles King, a civil engineer, in Dunfermline, Scotland. She was educated at Dunfermline High School, Ndola in Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) and Bearsden Academy, Scotland. She received her professional training at the Mayfair School and The Nicholas ...
91. Muhammad Ali
Actor | The Greatest
Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated ...
92. Nancy Parsons
Actress | Porky's
Nancy Parsons was born in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota, to Mary Margaret née Samsa and Charles Walter Parsons. She had two siblings -- Mary Jean Parsons and Theresa Mae Macrae née Parsons. When she was seventeen, her father remarried Genevieve Stack and moved with the three girls to South Pasadena, ...
93. Nate Hartley
Actor | Drillbit Taylor
Nate co-wrote and starred in the 2015 film "ImagiGARY" in which Hartley stars as the titular character Gary. He can currently be seen on ABC's The Goldbergs as the recurring role of Dan Morse, the loveable and sweet clarinet player and friend of the family. Age: undetermined. Born in Ravenna, Ohio,...
94. Naveen Andrews
Actor | The English Patient
Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London on January 17, 1969. His parents were both Indian immigrants from Kerala, India. In high school, he auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Two of his classmates were Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis ....
96. Nils Asther
Actor | The Man in Half Moon Street
Nils Asther was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1897 and raised in Malmö, Sweden, by his wealthy Swedish parents. After attending the Royal Dramatic Theater School in Stockholm, he began his stage career in Copenhagen. His film debut came in 1916 when the director Mauritz Stiller cast him in the ...
97. Noah Beery
Actor | Zorro Rides Again
Respected character actor of the silent and early sound period, specializing in cruel villains. The son of Kansas City policeman Noah Webster Beery and Frances Margaret Fitzgerald Beery, Noah Nicholas Beery and his younger brother Wallace Beery both left home in their teens, each seeking a career ...
98. Patricia Owens
Actress | The Fly
Patricia Owens was born in Golden, British Columbia, in 1925. When she was eight she moved to England, where she embarked on a number of stage plays. Later she was spotted by a Twentieth Century-Fox executive, who offered her a contract, and in 1956 she went to Hollywood. There she met Sy Bartlett,...