Birthdays: August 1by bcampos862 | created - 01 Aug 2015 | updated - 31 Jul 2018 | Public
1. Jason Momoa
Actor | Aquaman
Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa was born on August 1, 1979, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is the son of Coni (Lemke), a photographer, and Joseph Momoa, a painter. His father is of Hawaiian descent and his mother, who is from Iowa, is of mostly German ancestry. Jason was raised in Norwalk, Iowa, by his ...
2. Adam Duritz
Soundtrack | Shrek 2
Adam Duritz is an innovative lyricist and piano player who brings the same soul to his friends and lifestyle as he does to the beautiful lyrics and music that he performs. Duritz joined and performed in the Bay area band "The Himalayans" until 1991 at which time he left to form Counting Crows. ...
Producer | Evita
Andy Vajna was born in Budapest. In 1956 at the age of 12, he fled from Hungary and with the support of Red Cross he made his way alone to Canada. Vajna launched his career in the entertainment industry with his purchase of motion picture theaters in the Far East. He founded Panasia Films Limited ...
Director | Tell It to the Bees
Founder of two award-winning production companies - Cucumber Studios in London, and MJZ (Morton Jankel Zander) in LA, NY and London, Annabel Jankel's career began directing music videos for artists such as Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Elvis Costello, Miles Davis and George Harrison. The creation of...
10. Arthur Hill
Actor | The Andromeda Strain
Canadian-born actor Arthur Hill was raised in the Saskatchewan town of Melfort. The son of a lawyer, he served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII before receiving his college education at the University of British Columbia. Intending on following in his father's footsteps in the field of...
Actor | Lunar: The Silver Star
Born in Redding, California, Ashley spent his early years growing up in the rural back-country of Northern California. Drawn towards performing by the age of 5, he spent his entire childhood performing in musical and theater productions. As a young teenager, after being hired as a voice-actor in ...
Actor | GameStar: Die Redaktion
Bastian Schweinsteiger was born on August 1, 1984 in Kolbermoor, Bavaria, West Germany. He is known for his work on GameStar: Die Redaktion (2004), 2004-2005 UEFA Champions League (2005) and 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League (2012). He has been married to Ana Ivanovic since July 12, 2016. They have ...
15. Cameron Rhodes
Actor | Housebound
Cameron Rhodes was born on August 1, 1967 in New Zealand. He is known for his work on Housebound (2014), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005).
Actress | Practical Magic
Caprice Benedetti was born on August 1, 1965 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Caprice Stella Benedetti. She is known for her work on Practical Magic (1998), The Devil's Advocate (1997) and Hitch (2005). She has been married to Eric Buechel since July 31, 2016.
17. Carlos Roffé
Actor | Buenos Aires Vice Versa
Carlos Roffé was born on August 1, 1943 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Carlos Alberto Roffe. He was an actor, known for Buenos Aires Vice Verse (1996), Bad Times (1998) and A Night with Sabrina Love (2000). He died on December 31, 2005 in Buenos Aires.
Actor | Behind Enemy Lines
Whitfield has starred in dozens of prime-time shows and feature films, but one of his proudest professional moments so far is his leading role in the Emmy-winning mini-series, "The Temptations." Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for his portrayal of Otis Williams, Whitfield says people still ...
19. Chelsea Cook
Actress | Reach
Chelsea Cook is a professional actress, known for her involvement in the YouTube series Teens React (2011) as well as in film roles, such as Ella in Reach (2018) and Sharon in Rage of Innocence (2014). Beyond dramatic performances, she has always had a love for sketch comedy, contributing to ...
20. Cheryl Walker
Actress | Murder Is My Business
Cheryl Walker was born on August 1, 1918 in South Pasadena, California, USA. She is known for her work on Murder Is My Business (1946), Larceny in Her Heart (1946) and Stage Door Canteen (1943). She was married to Tway W. Andrews and Dr. Jay Etzell Coumbe. She died on October 24, 1971 in Pasadena, ...
21. Chia-Liang Liu
Actor | Jui kuen II
Chia-Liang Liu was born on August 1, 1936 in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. He is known for his work on Drunken Master II (1994), Legendary Weapons of China (1982) and My Young Auntie (1981). He was married to Jing-Jing Yung and Hsiu-Hsia Ho. He died on June 25, 2013 in Hong Kong, China.
Writer | The Last of the Mohicans
Christopher Crowe was born on August 1, 1948 in Racine, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Fear (1996) and The Untouchables (1993). He has been married to Cristina Raines since July 26, 1986. They have two children.
23. Chuck D
Soundtrack | Star Trek Beyond
Both as a solo artist and as the leader of the ground-breaking hip-hop group Public Enemy (which was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2013), Chuck D helped pave the way for political, social and culturally conscious hip-hop. Public Enemy's albums remain among the most critically ...
24. Claudette Lalí
Actress | The Many Saints of Newark
Born in New York City and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic until the age of 14. Worked as a child actor in D.R. on a show called "Los Ninos Pueden". Once living in NY again, pursued a career in modeling for Elite Model Management. Later on, traveled the world with Britney Spears as a ...
25. Cookie Mueller
Actress | Pink Flamingos
Dorothy Karen "Cookie" Mueller was born 2 March, 1949 in Baltimore, Maryland. The daughter of Frank Lennert Mueller and Anne Mueller, Cookie had two siblings: brother Michael and sister Judy. Mueller grew up in the suburbs of Baltimore and acquired the nickname 'Cookie' when she was a baby. Cookie ...
Soundtrack | Dangerous Minds
With over 17 million records sold worldwide, Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist Coolio is an artist known around the world as a musical and cooking master of extraordinary reinvention. Growing up during the time of tremendous change in Compton, Calif., Coolio fed on struggle ...
Actress | Phineas and Ferb
Cymphonique Miller, is an actress, singer, dancer and writer. This Los Angeles native, is one of Hollywood's biggest teen phenomena and the star of the hit TV show How To Rock. Cymphonique has made a name for herself and built a diverse R&B, Pop and Hip Hop fan base through the Internet before ...
28. Dana Sparks
Actress | Passions
Sparks was born in the San Francisco Bay area suburb of Orinda, Calif. A tomboy as a teenager, Sparks was sent by her mother to modeling school in San Francisco. She went on her first audition for a national Coca Cola commercial, and landed the part. Smitten with the acting bug, Sparks went on her ...
29. Daniel Gerson
Writer | Monsters, Inc.
Daniel Gerson was born on August 1, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA as Daniel R. Gerson. He was a writer, known for Monsters, Inc. (2001), Big Hero 6 (2014) and Monsters University (2013). He was married to Beau Stacom. He died on February 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
30. David Calder
Classically-trained veteran actor David Calder was born on August 1, 1946 in Portsmouth, England. Possesses an impressive resume of accomplished work in acting since 1968. White-haired David Calder often appears as a wise, scholarly old gentleman in almost any film or television appearance he makes...
31. David Wain
Writer | Wet Hot American Summer
David Wain was born and raised in Shaker Heights, Ohio.
He met the other members of the comedy troupe The State while a film student at NYU, where he graduated from in 1991.
As part of The State, he co-created and co-starred on their self-titled MTV sketch comedy show in the mid 90's. He then ...
Actress | Tooken
Deborah is an actor/comedian/writer know for playing Denise Miller on IFC's Stan Against Evil and Esther on CBS's The Great Indoors. She was born in Baltimore Maryland while her parents where both teaching PE. They soon moved back to Boston where she was raised with her siblings. Deborah went to ...
33. Demián Bichir
Actor | The Hateful Eight
Demián Bichir Najera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Nájera Botello), an actress, and Alejandro Bichir (Alejandro Bichir Batres), a theatre director. His parents met in the theatre. He has two brothers who are also actors, Bruno Bichir and Odiseo Bichir. Demián...
36. Dom DeLuise
Actor | The Secret of NIMH
As might be said for the late and great comedians Harvey Korman and Madeline Kahn, it seems that Mel Brooks was the only director on the planet who knew how to best utilize this funnyman's talents on film. Brooks once quipped that, whenever he hired Dom DeLuise for one of his films, he would ...
38. Eduardo Noriega
Actor | Vantage Point
Eduardo Noriega Gómez was born in Santander, Cantabria, Spain. The youngest of 7 siblings, he had shown a very big talent for artistic activities since he was a child. He began taking piano lessons and got into the Santander Music Conservatory, where he studied for five years. His music professors ...
40. Ella Wahlestedt
Actress | Earth to Echo
Ella Linnea Wahlestedt was born in Stockholm, Sweden and lived there for 6 years, before moving to the United States. She is the daughter of Lisa, a doctor, and Claes Wahlestedt, M.D. and Ph.D., a drug researcher. Her father is Swedish and her mother is an American of German and Swedish/Norwegian ...
42. Geoffrey Holder
Actor | Annie
Dancer, choreographer and actor Geoffrey Holder was born on August 1, 1930, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, into a middle-class family. One of four children, he was taught painting and dancing by his older brother Boscoe Holder, whose dance troupe, the Holder Dance Company, the young Geoffrey joined ...
Actor | Quantum of Solace
Giancarlo Giannini is an Oscar-nominated Italian actor, director and multilingual dubber who made an international reputation for his leading roles in Italian films as well as for his mastery of a variety of languages and dialects.
He was born August 1, 1942, in La Spezia, Italy. For ten years young ...
44. Henry Jones
Actor | Vertigo
Henry Burk Jones was born in New Jersey and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Helen (Burk) and John Francis Xavier Jones, and the grandson of Pennsylvania Representative Henry Burk, a Prussian immigrant. He graduated from St. Joseph's College. His Broadway debut was in 1938 in ...
Actress | Foyle's War
Honeysuckle Weeks was born on August 1, 1979 in Cardiff, Wales as Honeysuckle Susan Weeks. She is an actress, known for Foyle's War (2002), The Wicker Tree (2011) and The Five (2016). She has been married to Lorne Stormonth-Darling since July 2007. They have one child.
Actor | Stefan v/s Kramer
Horacio de la Peña was born on August 1, 1966 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina. He is an actor, known for Stefan v/s Kramer (2012), Graduados (2013) and Golpe bajo (2007). He has been married to Lolo Chillura since 2005. They have three children. He was previously married to Verónica ...
48. J. Lee Thompson
Director | The Guns of Navarone
J. Lee Thompson was born on August 1, 1914 in Bristol, England as John Lee Thompson. He was a director and writer, known for The Guns of Navarone (1961), Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957) and Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972). He was married to Lucille Kelly, Penny Thompson, Florence (Bill) ...
49. Jack O'Connell
Actor | Unbroken
Jack O'Connell was born in Alvaston, Derby, England, to Alison J. (Gutteridge) and John Patrick O'Connell. His mother is English, and worked at British Midland, and his father was Irish (from County Kerry), and worked on the railways for Bombardier. Jack went to Saint Benedict Catholic School, and ...
50. Jack Shea
Director | The Jeffersons
Jack Shea was born on August 1, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA as John Francis Shea Jr. He was a director and producer, known for The Jeffersons (1975), Designing Women (1986) and The Bob Hope Show (1950). He was married to Patt Shea. He died on April 28, 2013 in Tarzana, Los Angeles, ...
54. Jennifer Gareis
Actress | Miss Congeniality
Jennifer Gareis was born on August 1, 1970 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Miss Congeniality (2000), The 6th Day (2000) and Gangland (2001). She has been married to Bobby Ghassemieh since March 7, 2010. They have two children.
55. Jerry Garcia
Soundtrack | Great Expectations
One of the most prolific and iconic guitarists of the second half of the 20th Century, Jerome John Garcia was born in San Francisco, California, USA on August 1st 1942. Garcia, whose mother was a registered nurse and whose father, Jose, was a small time jazz musician, had a troubled childhood. At ...
56. Jesse Borrego
Actor | Fame
Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Borrego studied theatre and dance at The University of Incarnate Word; he studied acting at The California Institute of the Arts. In the 1980s he attended an open audition for the TV Series "Fame" where he won the role of "Jesse Velasquez", a role he would ...
57. Jim Carroll
Soundtrack | The Basketball Diaries
In the 1960s Jim Carroll was a basketball prodigy and a fountain of untapped talent. He was also progressively becoming an addict. Through his teenage years, he discovered love, loss, pain, joy, and everything in between which is thoroughly recounted in his infamous book "The Basketball Diaries".
Actor | The Founder
John Carroll Lynch was born August 1, 1963 in Boulder, Colorado, and was raised in Denver. It was there John found a passion for acting and became a Denver Broncos fan. He graduated in the mid-80s with a B.F.A. in theatre from the The Catholic University of America / Hartke Theatre Acting program. ...
60. Jordan Wall
Actor | Wishbone
Jordan Wall earned the role of Joe Talbot on Public Broadcasting Service's television series Wishbone (1995) after competing against some 2,300 young actors in an open casting call. While he has participated in school and church plays, Wishbone (1995) is his first professional acting job, which has...
62. José Padilha
Producer | Tropa de Elite
He is best known for directing the Brazilian critical and financial successes Elite Squad and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within and the 2014 remake of RoboCop. He has won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for Elite Squad in 2008. He is also the producer and director of the ...
64. Julie Bovasso
Actress | Saturday Night Fever
Julie Bovasso was born on August 1, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Julia Anne Bovasso. She is known for her work on Saturday Night Fever (1977), Moonstruck (1987) and The Verdict (1982). She was married to Len Wayland and George Earl Ortman. She died on September 14, 1991 in New ...
65. Kate Norby
Actress | The Devil's Rejects
Kate Norby was born on August 1, 1976 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as Katherine Winifred Norby. She is an actress, known for The Devil's Rejects (2005), Big Love (2006) and Mad Men (2007). She has been married to Thomas Nelson Martin III since June 7, 2009.
66. Kevan Moezzi
Actor | Raimbo
Kevan "K-von" Moezzi (born on August 1, 1985 Reno, Nevada) is an internationally touring standup comedian / actor / host best known for his work on MTV's "Disaster Date", "Last Comic Standing" (NBC) to name a few. He has appeared in movies, television shows, and on the talk show circuit and has ...
68. Kris Holden-Ried
Actor | Underworld Awakening
Television and film actor. Pentathlon Champion. Father. Werewolf... Born in Scarborough, Ontario and raised in a farm town northeast of Toronto, Kris' driven spirit has garnered success in many areas of his life. Kris knew he wanted to be an actor early on, however acting wasn't a widely-supported ...
71. Daniel Santillán
Actor | Collar de esmeraldas
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72. Landry Allbright
Actress | Feral
Landry Alexandra Allbright began acting professionally at age 2, starting off in commercials. She continued acting throughout her childhood and landed many roles in film and television. Her most notable roles include Nicolas Cage's daughter, Casey Poe, in the beloved 90s action hit Con Air (1997), ...
75. Leila Abashidze
Actress | Tbilisi, Parizi, Tbilisi
Leila Abashidze was born on August 1, 1929 in Tiflis, Georgian SSR, Transcaucasian SFSR, USSR as Leila Mikhailovna Abashidze. She was an actress and writer, known for Tbilisi, Parizi, Tbilisi (1980), Isini chamovidnen mtidan (1954) and Maia Tskneteli (1959). She died on April 8, 2018 in Tbilisi, ...
76. Leon Thomas III
Actor | August Rush
Thomas was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to Los Angeles, California, and now resides there.
At age 10 he made his Broadway debut in 2003 as Young Simba in the Broadway production of The Lion King (1994). In 2004, he appeared as Jackie Thibodeaux in the original Broadway cast of Tony Kushner'...
78. Lewis Smith
Lewis Smith was born on August 1, 1956 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA as Lewis Collie Smith. He is an actor and director, known for The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), Wyatt Earp (1994) and The Man Who Fell to Earth (1987).
82. Marcia Mae Jones
Actress | The Little Princess
Marcia Mae Jones was born on August 1, 1924, to an acting family. Her mother, Freda Jones, was an actress, and all three of her siblings - Margaret Jones, Macon Jones, and Marvin Jones - were child actors. But Marcia Mae had the most successful career, and she was the only one of her siblings to ...
85. Mark McCracken
Actor | We Were Soldiers
Born Aug. 1st, 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mom, Betty, was a nurse. Dad, Bill, a surgeon. Has one brother, Mike, and one sister, Tara. Attended Grimsley Sr. High. Graduated 1978. Originally wanted to be a comic book artist. First role was Dauntless in "Once Upon A Mattress". Received Betty ...
86. Martin Melcher
Producer | Pillow Talk
Martin Melcher was born on August 1, 1915 in North Adams, Massachusetts, USA. He was a producer, known for Pillow Talk (1959), Midnight Lace (1960) and Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962). He was married to Doris Day and Patty Andrews. He died on April 20, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
87. Max Carver
Actor | Teen Wolf
Max Carver was born in San Francisco, California to philanthropist/community organizer Anne Carver and doctor/writer Robert Martensen. After graduating from St. Paul's, a prestigious boarding school in Concord, New Hampshire, Max moved to Los Angeles to attended the University of Southern ...
88. Melanie Shatner
Actress | Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Melanie Shatner was born on August 1, 1964 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Melanie Ann Shatner. She is an actress, known for Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), Bloodlust: Subspecies III (1994) and Knots Landing (1979). She has been married to Joel Gretsch since September 5, 1999. ...
90. Michael Davis
Producer | Eight Days a Week
Michael Davis was born on August 1, 1961 in Rockville, Maryland, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Eight Days a Week (1997), Shoot 'Em Up (2007) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991).
91. Michael Penn
Composer | Girls
Michael Penn was born on August 1, 1958 in New York City, New York, USA as Michael Daniel Penn. He is a composer, known for Girls (2012), Boogie Nights (1997) and Sunshine Cleaning (2008). He has been married to Aimee Mann since December 29, 1997. He was previously married to Kate Dornan.
93. Mike Bruner
Actor | The Shield
Mike Bruner grew up in Nebraska. His graduating high school class consisted of 24 students. That was where he began acting as part of the high school talent show; he was in the 2nd grade. He was in the high school drama club all 4 years, frequently winning Best Actor Awards. But growing up in a ...
94. Miracle Laurie
Actress | Insane Jane
Miracle Laurie was born on August 1, 1981 in Huntington Beach, California, USA as Miracle Ann Elizabeth Laurie. She is an actress and producer, known for Insane Jane, Scenic Route (2013) and Dollhouse (2009). She has been married to Christopher May since November 2010.
96. Nathalie Delon
Actress | Le samouraï
Nathalie Delon was born on August 1, 1941 in Oujda, French Protectorate Morocco as Francine Canovas. She is an actress, known for Le Samouraï (1967), They Call It an Accident (1982) and Frantic (1988). She was previously married to Alain Delon and Guy Barthelemy.
97. Oona Laurence
Actress | Pete's Dragon
Oona Laurence (born August 1, 2002) is an American actress who is best known for originating the role of Matilda Wormwood in Matilda on Broadway alongside Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, and Sophia Gennusa. She is a New York City-based child actress with credits in film, theatre, and television.
98. Paul Lambert
Actor | Planet of the Apes
Veteran character actor Paul Lambert was born in El Paso, Texas, and brought up in Kansas City. He was an Army Air Corps lieutenant in World War II. Using the G.I. Bill, he attended the Actors Lab in Los Angeles and several acting schools in New York. He made his motion picture debut in Spartacus (...
99. Richard Pearson
Actor | Scrooge
Richard Pearson was born on August 1, 1918 in Monmouth, Gwent, Wales as Richard de Pearsall Pearson. He was an actor, known for A Christmas Carol (1951), Our Mutual Friend (1958) and Middlemarch (1968). He was married to Patricia Dickson. He died on August 2, 2011 in Northwood, Hillingdon, London, ...