Birthdays: August 12

by bcampos862 | created - 12 Aug 2015 | updated - 09 Aug 2018 | Public

1. Michael Ian Black

Actor | Stella

Michael Ian Black was born in Chicago, Illinois, but his family moved to Hillsborough, New Jersey, when he was young. His parents divorced when he was 3. When he was 12, his father died during neurological surgery following a mysterious assault.

Michael attended New York University's Tisch School of...

2. África Zavala

Actress | Cuidado con el ángel

África Zavala was born on August 12, 1985 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as África Ivonne Lechuga Zavala. She is an actress, known for Don't mess with an angel (2008), Abyss of Passion (2012) and Junkyard Paradise.

3. Alfred Lunt

Actor | The Magnificent Yankee

Alfred Lunt was born on August 12, 1892 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for The Magnificent Yankee (1965), The Guardsman (1931) and Stage Door Canteen (1943). He was married to Lynn Fontanne. He died on August 3, 1977 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

4. Amanda Redman

Actress | Sexy Beast

Amanda Redman was born on August 12, 1957 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Amanda Jacqueline Redman. She is an actress, known for Sexy Beast (2000), New Tricks (2003) and Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001). She has been married to Damian Schnabel since September 4, 2010. She was previously ...

5. Andras Jones

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

Andras Jones is an actor, musician, writer and the host/creator of Radio8Ball.

Best known in film circles for his role in Nightmare on Elm Street 4, Jones has also toured extensively as a musician in support of CDs from his band The Previous, and his own solo work.

His first book "Accidental ...

6. Andrzej Blumenfeld

Actor | Delivery Man

Andrzej Blumenfeld was born on August 12, 1951 in Zabrze, Slaskie, Poland as Andrzej Stanislaw Blumenfeld. He was an actor, known for Delivery Man (2013), The Pianist (2002) and The Witcher (2007). He died on August 14, 2017 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

7. Angela Besharah

Actress | The Kennedys

Angela Besharah was born on August 12, 1982 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress and director, known for The Kennedys (2011), Bitten (2014) and Lost Girl (2010).

8. Arj Barker

Actor | Flight of the Conchords

Arj Barker was born on August 12, 1974 in San Francisco, California, USA as Arjun Singh. He is an actor and writer, known for Flight of the Conchords (2007), Car Babes (2006) and Lucifer's Crewcut (2011).

9. Barbara Hicks

Actress | Brazil

Barbara Hicks was born on August 12, 1924 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England as Barbara Purser Hicks. She was an actress, known for Brazil (1985), Howards End (1992) and Evil Under the Sun (1982). She was married to Peter Taylor and Robert Loblowitz. She died on September 6, 2013 in Little ...

10. Brent Sexton

Actor | Radio

Brent Sexton was born on August 12, 1967 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Radio (2003), Flightplan (2005) and The Belko Experiment (2016).

11. Bruce Greenwood

Actor | Star Trek

Bruce Greenwood was born on August 12, 1956 in Noranda, Québec, Canada as Stuart Bruce Greenwood. He is an actor and producer, known for Star Trek (2009), Thirteen Days (2000) and I, Robot (2004). He has been married to Susan Devlin since 1985. They have one child.

12. Buck Owens

Soundtrack | Crazy Heart

Buck Owens is a true legend in country music. Along with fellow performers Merle Haggard and Wynn Stewart, Buck helped popularize the Bakersfield Sound, or honky-tonk infused with electric instrumentation and rock influences. Growing up in Arizona, Buck picked cotton and learned to play the ...

13. Cantinflas

Actor | Around the World in 80 Days

Cantinflas was a prolific and productive Mexican comedian/producer/writer/singer. He was married to Valentina Ivanova from 1936 until her death. He appeared in more than 55 films, including (as Passepartoute) Around the World in 80 Days (1956).

14. Cara Delevingne

Actress | Suicide Squad

Cara Jocelyn Delevingne was born in London, England, to Pandora Anne (Stevens) and Charles Hamar Delevingne, a property developer. Her parents are both from prominent upper-class families, with her ancestors including Viscounts (Greenwood), Baronets (Hulton, Faudel-Phillips), Majors and Lord Mayors...

15. Carol Eve Rossen

Actress | The Stepford Wives

Carol Eve Rossen was born on August 12, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Carol Eve Rosen. She is known for her work on The Stepford Wives (1975), The Fury (1978) and Then Came Bronson (1969). She was previously married to Hal Holbrook.

16. Carter Bays

Writer | How I Met Your Mother

Carter Bays was born on August 12, 1975 in the USA as Carter L. Bays. He is a writer and producer, known for How I Met Your Mother (2005), The Goodwin Games (2013) and Oliver Beene (2003).

17. Casey Affleck

Actor | Manchester by the Sea

An accomplished and striking performer, Academy Award® winner Casey Affleck has established himself as a powerful leading man with performances in multiple projects.

Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts. His mother, Chris Anne (née Boldt), is a school teacher, and ...

18. Casey Dubois

Actor | Are We There Yet?

Casey Dubois was born on August 12, 1993 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor, known for Are We There Yet? (2005), The Final Cut (2004) and Snakes on a Plane (2006).

19. Cecil B. DeMille

Producer | The Ten Commandments

His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he was 12, and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company. Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New ...

20. Charles Mesure

Actor | Street Legal

Charles Mesure was born Wednesday, August 12, 1970, in Somerset, England. When he was five, his family moved to Australia and he grew up in Sydney.

He studied law at Sydney University and was very active in SUDS, the school's dramatic society. He sang tenor in an a capella group called Cinco. After ...

21. Charlie O'Donnell

Actor | Cops and Robbersons

Charlie O'Donnell was born on August 12, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Cops and Robbersons (1994), Batman (1966) and Burt Luddin's Love Buffet (1999). He was married to Ellen Lerner and Mary Jane Ryan. He died on November 1, 2010 in Sherman Oaks, California, ...

22. Charlotte Salt

Actress | The Chamber

Charlotte Salt was born on August 12, 1985 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England as Charlotte Leah Salt. She is an actress, known for The Chamber (2016), The Musketeers (2014) and The Tudors (2007). She has been married to Oliver Coleman since July 31, 2014.

23. Chauntal Lewis

Actress | Coach Carter

Chauntal Lewis was born and raised in Oxnard, California and has been performing on stage since the age of 5. With several talents including dancing, singing and theater, Chauntal broke into show business at a young age with ease. Chauntal's portrayal of Alison in the Lionsgate film, Séance ...

24. Chloe Bale

Actress | The Legend of Dick and Dom

Chloe Bale was born on August 12, 1979 in Thanet, Kent, England as Chloe Victoria Bailey. She is an actress, known for The Legend of Dick and Dom (2009), EastEnders (1985) and Hereafter (2010).

25. Dan Curtis

Producer | Burnt Offerings

Dan Curtis was born on August 12, 1927 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA as Daniel Mayer Cherkoss. He was a producer and writer, known for Burnt Offerings (1976), Dark Shadows (1966) and War and Remembrance (1988). He was married to Norma Mae Klein. He died on March 27, 2006 in Brentwood, California,...

26. Dana Ivey

Actress | Rush Hour 3

Dana Ivey was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She decided at age six that she wanted to act, and throughout school she pursued it. She majored in theatre at Rollins College in Florida. She received a grant to study drama in England at the London Academy of Music and Art. She has received critical acclaim...

27. Deborah Walley

Actress | Beach Blanket Bingo

Actress, author, producer, and Photoplay's "Most Popular Actress of 1961," the daughter of Ice Capades skating stars and choreographers Nathan and Edith Walley. She was skating with her parents at age three, but resisted her father's urging to continue, opting to study acting at the New York ...

28. Dominique Swain

Actress | Lolita

Dominique Swain was born Dominique Ariane Swain on August 12, 1980 and raised in Malibu, California, USA. The second of three daughters of mother Cindy and father David an electrical engineer, her sisters makeup artist Alexis and actress Chelse. She debuted her film career in the controversial ...

29. Douglas Croft

Actor | Batman

Who was the first "Robin, the Boy Wonder"? No, not Burt Ward, but this popular, curly-haired child actor of the 1940s. In addition to being in the first "Batman" film, he appeared in many other major films, mostly at Warner Brothers. In almost all of these films, he played the hero as a boy, "...

30. Electra Avellan

Actress | The Son

Electra Avellan was born on August 12, 1986 in Caracas, Venezuela as Electra Amelia Avellan. She is an actress and producer, known for The Son (2017), Queen of the South (2016) and Grindhouse (2007).

31. Elisabetta Fantone

Actress | Paper Empire

Born and raised in Montreal, it was not until high school that Elisabetta discovered her passion and ability for the arts, specifically acting and painting. At the age of 15, she was cast as the lead in her first play and won an award for best performance. She went on to study the Creative Arts in ...

32. Elise Avellan

Actress | Planet Terror

Elise Avellan was born on August 12, 1986 in Caracas, Venezuela. She is an actress, known for Planet Terror (2007), Grindhouse (2007) and Machete (2010).

33. Elise Luthman

Actress | The Politician

Elise is an actress and singer. She is starring in "Family Vanished" as "April" and "Party Mom" as "Brittany" on Lifetime's Movie Channel: LMN. She is also known for "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2000)_ and as "Two Canz" on Nickelodeon's Henry Danger (2014). She is also "Caleche" in the new ...

34. Elizabeth Shepherd

Actress | Damien: Omen II

Elizabeth Shepherd was born on August 12, 1936 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Omen II: Damien (1978), The Tomb of Ligeia (1964) and Amelia (2009).

35. Enid Jaynes

Actress | The Rifleman

Enid Jaynes was born on August 12, 1935 in Nebraska, USA as Enid Gay Yousen. She was an actress, known for The Rifleman (1958), Brannigan (1975) and Burke's Law (1963). She was married to Sanford Shapero and Jules V. Levy. She died on July 8, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

36. Erin Bethea

Actress | New Life

Erin Bethea is an actress, writer, and producer originally from Albany, GA. Bethea made her feature film debut in the lead role of Catherine Holt in the faith-based hit Fireproof. Fireproof became the #1 independent film in the nation upon its 2008 release, and the role catapulted Erin to the top ...

37. François Hollande

Self | C'est dur d'être aimé par des cons

François Hollande was born on August 12, 1954 in Rouen, Seine-Inférieure [now Seine-Maritime, Normandy], France as François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande.

38. Fulton Mackay

Actor | Porridge

Fulton Mackay was born on August 12, 1922 in Paisley, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for Local Hero (1983), Defense of the Realm (1985) and Doing Time (1979). He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of authoritarian prison warder Mr Mackay in the BBC sitcom Porridge (1973-1977). He ...

39. George Hamilton

Actor | Zorro: The Gay Blade

Noted these days for his dashing, sporting, jet-setter image and perpetually bronzed skin tones in commercials, film spoofs and reality shows, George Hamilton was, at the onset, a serious contender for dramatic film stardom. Born George Stevens Hamilton in Memphis, TN, on August 12, 1939, the son ...

40. George Soros

Actor | Opinions

George Soros was born on August 12, 1930 in Budapest, Hungary. He has been married to Tamiko Bolton since September 21, 2013. He was previously married to Susan Weber and Annaliese Witschak.

41. Hannah Quinlivan

Actress | Skyscraper

Hannah Quinlivan (born 12 August 1993), also known as Kun Ling, is a Taiwanese-Australian actress and model.

Hannah Quinlivan was born to an Australian father and a Taiwanese-Korean mother in Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan, on August 12, 1993. She has a younger half brother from her paternal side, ...

42. Howard Smith

Actor | Death of a Salesman

Howard Smith was born on August 12, 1893 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA as Howard Irving Smith. He is known for his work on Death of a Salesman (1951), Don't Go Near the Water (1957) and Murder, Inc. (1960). He was married to Lillian Boardman and Mildred A. Barker. He died on January 10, 1968 in ...

43. Imani Hakim

Actress | Everybody Hates Chris

Imani Hakim was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and by the age of 7 she had already developed a strong passion for acting. She soon began studying acting at Cleveland Ohio's historic Karamu House Theater, where she appeared in many of its stage productions.

In 2005 she landed her first television role as ...

44. Iris Berben

Actress | Rosa Roth

Iris Berben was born on August 12, 1950 in Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. She is an actress, known for Rosa Roth (1994), Krupp: A Family Between War and Peace (2009) and Eddie the Eagle (2015).

45. Isaach De Bankolé

Actor | Casino Royale

Isaach De Bankolé, César Award-winning actor, was born on the Ivory Coast. He was discovered on the streets of Paris while studying to be an airline pilot. He has a degree in acting from Cours Simon and a Masters in Mathematics from the Universite de Paris. Most recently, he has appeared in the ...

46. Iza Calzado

Actress | Sigaw

Iza Calzado was born on August 12, 1982 in Quezon City, Philippines as Maria Izadora Ussher Calzado. She is an actress and producer, known for The Echo (2004), Bliss (2017) and One True Love (2008).

47. Jade Tailor

Actress | The Magicians

Jade Tailor is an American film and television actress. She was born in Hollywood, California to diverse parents. Her mother, a Holistic Nutritionist of Western European and Native American descent. Her father, an Israeli born businessman who once served in the Special Forces I.D.F. Jade showed a ...

48. James DuMont

Actor | Jurassic World

Noted for his finely crafted and nuanced performances, actor James DuMont is one of the busiest actors in both film and television.

DuMont just wrapped the eight episode Mini Series: "LAW & ORDER: TRUE CRIME: THE MENENDEZ MURDERS" playing Brian Andersen, Uncle to the Menendez Brothers for NBC with ...

49. Jane Wyatt

Actress | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Born in Campgaw, New Jersey, Jane Waddington Wyatt came from a New York family of social distinction (her father was a Wall Street investment banker and her mother was a drama critic). Jane was raised from the age of three months in New York City and attended the fashionable Chapin School and later...

51. Jennifer Warren

Actress | Night Moves

Although best known as an actress, Jennifer was accepted into the Directing Workshop for Women at the American Film Institute, where she directed the short film, "Point of Departure", and received the Cine Golden Eagle Award, Best Drama at Aspen Film Festival, and then opened the season for the ...

52. Jessica Chow

Actress | Casting Couch

Jessica Chow was born in Chantilly, Virginia. She was raised in Northern California and graduated from the University of California, Davis, with two bachelor degrees in International Relations and Communications. Jessica speaks fluent Mandarin, Spanish, and English. She enjoys running, bike riding,...

53. Jessica Ginkel

Actress | Der Lehrer

Jessica Ginkel was born on August 12, 1980 in West Berlin, West Germany. She is an actress, known for Der Lehrer (2009), Radio Silence (2012) and Das Traumschiff (1981).

54. Jim Beaver

Actor | Deadwood

Jim Beaver is an American character actor, best known for his leading roles on the TV series Deadwood (2004) and Supernatural (2005). Born in Laramie, Wyoming a minister's son, he was raised in and around Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Following high school and a year of college, he joined the ...

55. Jim Storm

Actor | Dark Shadows

Brother of Michael Storm. His brother took over his role of Dr. Larry Wolek in One Life to Live (1968) after he left in 1969.

56. Joe Besser

Actor | The Desert Hawk

Joe Besser was born on August 12, 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri. Short, chubby, balding, childish character actor who began his career on the vaudeville circuit before breaking into films in the early 1930s. He was a frequent foil of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in their films and played Stinky on ...

57. John Cazale

Actor | Dog Day Afternoon

John Cazale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an Irish-American mother, Cecilia (Holland), and an Italian-American father, John Cazale. Cazale only made five feature films in his career, all which many fans and critics alike call classics. But before his film debut, the short The American Way (...

58. John Derek

Actor | The Ten Commandments

John Derek was born on August 12, 1926 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Derek Delevan Harris. He was an actor and director, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Ghosts Can't Do It (1989) and Bolero (1984). He was married to Bo Derek, Linda Evans, Ursula Andress and Pati Behrs. He ...

59. Justin Gaston

Actor | Days of Our Lives

Justin Gaston was born on August 12, 1988 in Pineville, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor, singer and model. He was a contestant on Nashville Star on season 6. He finished 10th overall out of 12 contestants. He left his hometown at the age of at age 17 to pursue a career in acting. Gaston first found ...

60. Kaige Chen

Director | Ba wang bie ji

Kaige Chen was born on August 12, 1952 in Beijing, China. He is a director and writer, known for Farewell My Concubine (1993), Yellow Earth (1984) and Together with You (2002). He has been married to Hong Chen since 1996. They have two children.

61. Katherine Kendall

Actress | Southland Tales

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Katherine "Kate" Kendall spent most of her early life in the South. When she was in the second grade, she and her family moved to Washington D.C., where her parents, Syd and Kay, worked for the Carter Administration. Katherine has three siblings - one brother, Syd, the ...

62. Kayla Servi

Actress | Comet

Kayla Servi was born on August 12, 1997 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for Comet (2014), Sickhouse (2016) and Mono (2016).

63. Kid Creole

Soundtrack | Summer of Sam

Kid Creole was born on August 12, 1950 in Bronx, New York, USA as Thomas August Darnell Browder. He was previously married to Adriana Kaegi.

64. Kirsten Smith

Writer | The House Bunny

Kirsten Smith was born on August 12, 1970. She is a writer and producer, known for The House Bunny (2008), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) and The Ugly Truth (2009).

65. Kjell Grede

Director | Hip hip hurra!

Kjell Grede was born on August 12, 1936 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was a director and writer, known for Hip Hip Hurrah! (1987), Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990) and Hugo and Josephine (1967). He was married to Anita Grede and Bibi Andersson. He died on December 15, 2017 in ...

66. L.M. Kit Carson

Writer | The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

L.M. Kit Carson was a talented and versatile Texan writer, actor and producer whose career has taken a diverse and always interesting course. He was born in Dallas, to Louise (Roche) and Minor Lee Carson. His first appearance was the lead in the acclaimed David Holzman's Diary (1967). He moved into...

67. LaKeith Stanfield

Actor | Sorry to Bother You

Lakeith Lee Stanfield is an actor and rapper from Victorville, CA. At the age of 15, Lakeith attended the John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center in Orange County. A few years later, he auditioned for Destin Cretton's then college thesis film Short Term 12 (2008). Later, the newer version of ...

69. Leah Pipes

Actress | The Originals

Leah Marie Pipes (born August 12, 1988) is an American actress. She is most notable for starring in the television series Life Is Wild, the slasher film Sorority Row and the CW's The Originals.

Pipes was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She first started acting in 2001 on the popular show...

70. Letícia Román

Actress | La ragazza che sapeva troppo

Letícia Román was born on August 12, 1941 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Letizia Novarese. She is an actress, known for The Girl Who Knew Too Much (1963), Charge of the Black Lancers (1962) and The Spy in the Green Hat (1967).

71. Maggie Lawson

Actress | Gamer

Maggie Lawson was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. When she was eight, she began appearing in local community and dinner theater productions, and at 10, she earned an on-air commercial gig at a Louisville TV station, which soon led to a steady six-year role as a TV personality who filed ...

72. Maria Socas

Actress | Deathstalker II

Maria Socas was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is an actress, known for Deathstalker II (1987), Hollywood Boulevard II (1990) and Código negro (2001).

73. Marian Rivera

Actress | Super Inday and the Golden Bibe

Marian Rivera was born on August 12, 1984 in Madrid, Spain as Marian Gracia Rivera. She is an actress and producer, known for Super Inday and the Golden Bibe (2010), Temptation of Wife (2012) and Dyesebel (2008). She has been married to Dingdong Dantes since December 30, 2014.

74. Mario Balotelli

Self | 2012-2013 UEFA Champions League

Mario Balotelli was born on August 12, 1990 in Palermo, Sicily, Italy as Mario Barwuah.

75. Marion Lorne

Actress | Strangers on a Train

Forever embraced as the mumbling, bumbling Aunt Clara on the Bewitched (1964) television series, endearing character actress Marion Lorne had a five-decade-long career on the stage before ever becoming a familiar TV household name.

Born Marion Lorne MacDougall on August 12, 1883 (other sources list ...

76. Marjorie Reynolds

Actress | The Time of Their Lives

Bright, vivacious Marjorie Reynolds (née Marjorie Goodspeed) was born in Idaho on August 12, 1917 to a doctor and homemaker, and raised in Los Angeles. Making her film debut at age 6, she "retired" after only a few years in favor of a normal education. She returned in the mid-30s, as a teenager ...

77. Mark Knopfler

Soundtrack | Wag the Dog

Mark Knopfler recorded his first single at age 16, but it was never released, He started the band Dire Straits in 1977, they were signed to Vertigo Records in 1978 and recorded the album "Dire Straits", which featured their first major hit single, "Sultans of Swing". Their follow-up albums include ...

78. Mercedes Javid

Self | Shahs of Sunset

Mercedes Javid was born on August 12, 1972 in Tehran, Iran as Mercedeh Christine Javid. She has been married to Tommy Feight since April 21, 2018. They have one child.

79. Michael Dobson

Actor | Sausage Party

Michael was born in London, England and grew up in both England and Canada.

In Georgetown, Ontario, he chose theater arts as an elective and it is there that Michael says "He found his tribe'. Inspired by his Theater Arts teacher Michelle Mole, he was soon voicing all the school announcements and ...

80. Michael Kidd

Actor | It's Always Fair Weather

Lithe, diminutive and unimposing, Michael Kidd never asked a dancer to perform a step or move he himself could not do. One of Broadway's and Hollywood's most distinguished, inventive and gifted choreographers, it was not uncommon to remember his expert dance sequences above all else. After all, who...

81. Micki Marlo

Self | The Colgate Comedy Hour

Micki Marlo was born on August 12, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She died on September 20, 2016 in Dade County, Florida, USA.

82. Natalie Mendoza

Actress | The Descent

Natalie Jackson Mendoza was born in Hong Kong of a Filipino/Spanish Jazz musician father and German/English mother. She had a bohemian upbringing with her six artist siblings living all over the world in Asia, Australia, England and NYC. She was raised as a child in Hong Kong and Australia. She ...

83. Norberto Aroldi

Writer | Aconcagua

Norberto Aroldi was born on August 12, 1931 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor and writer, known for Aconcagua (1964), Vuelvo a vivir, vuelvo a cantar (1971) and Balada para un mochilero (1971). He was married to María Ibarreta. He died on March 19, 1978 in Buenos Aires.

84. Oliver Ford Davies

Actor | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Oliver Ford Davies was born on August 12, 1939 in Ealing, London, England as Oliver Robert Ford Davies. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) and Johnny English (2003). He has been married to Jenifer Armitage ...

85. Oskar Homolka

Actor | The Seven Year Itch

Because of his heavy generically "European" accent and Slavic-sounding surname (not an uncommon one among Czechs or Slovaks), many people assumed Oscar Homolka was Eastern European or Russian. In fact, he was born in Vienna (then Austria-Hungary), the multicultural capital of a large multi-ethnic ...

86. Osvaldo Laport

Actor | Son de Fierro

Osvaldo Laport came to Buenos Aires in 1976 and started to study drama at Luis Tasca's Drama School. In order to support his acting classes and pay his room in a hotel downtown he had to work in some jobs as clown, warehouse employee and bricklayer. In 1979 he met Viviana Sáez in the same school, ...

87. Pat Metheny

Soundtrack | Toys

Pat Metheny was born on August 12, 1954 in Lee's Summit, Missouri, USA.

88. Pauline Frederick

Actress | Bonds of Love

Pauline Frederick was born Pauline Beatrice Libby in Boston, Massachusetts on August 12, 1883. She was fascinated with show business from an early age and throughout her childhood, she was bred for a career in music. It has been said she had a terrific soprano voice, but Pauline also dabbled a bit ...

89. Pete Sampras

Actor | Arli$$

Pete Sampras was born on August 12, 1971 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Petros Sampras. He is an actor, known for Arli$$ (1996), Record Breakers (2005) and Wimbledon Official Film 1998 (1998). He has been married to Bridgette Wilson-Sampras since September 30, 2000. They have two ...

90. Peter Browngardt

Writer | Secret Mountain Fort Awesome

Peter Browngardt was born on August 12, 1979 in Sag Harbor, New York, USA as Peter Florian Browngardt. He is a writer and producer, known for Secret Mountain Fort Awesome (2011), Uncle Grandpa (2010) and Steven Universe (2013). He has been married to Kristina Baranovich since October 16, 2011.

91. Peter Krause

Actor | Six Feet Under

Peter William Krause was born on August 12, 1965 in Alexandria, Minnesota. Both his parents were teachers, and he has a sister and brother. He was raised in Roseville, Minnesota. He graduated in 1987 from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, with a degree in English literature. In ...

92. Peter Weck

Actor | Ich heirate eine Familie...

Peter Weck was born on August 12, 1930 in Vienna, Austria. He is an actor and director, known for Ich heirate eine Familie... (1983), Help, I Love Twins (1969) and Sissi (1955). He was previously married to Ingrid Muttone.

93. Porter Wagoner

Soundtrack | The Porter Wagoner Show

Porter Wagoner was born on August 12, 1927 in West Plains, Missouri, USA as Porter Wayne Wagoner. He was married to Ruth Olive Williams and Velma Johnson. He died on October 28, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

94. Ralph Nelson

Director | Lilies of the Field

In 1959, Emmy Award-winning television director Ralph Nelson directed a 90-minute adaptation of Shakespeare's "Hamlet," with John Neville as the Dane, for the DuPont Show of the Month. Nelson himself adapted the 1601 Quatro (the "pirated" version considered corrupt) in order to make a coherent ...

95. Ray Abruzzo

Actor | The Sopranos

Ray Abruzzo was born on August 12, 1954 in Queens, New York, USA as Raymond Peter Abruzzo. He is an actor and writer, known for The Sopranos (1999), Transparent (2014) and The Practice (1997).

96. Rebecca Gayheart

Actress | Urban Legend

Rebecca Gayheart was born on August 12, 1971 in Hazard, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Urban Legend (1998), Nothing to Lose (1997) and Jawbreaker (1999). She has been married to Eric Dane since October 29, 2004. They have two children.

97. Rebekah Chaney

Actress | Reach Me

Rebekah Chaney made her directorial and writing debut with the critically-acclaimed short Waste Land, starring noted film actor and Academy Award nominee Ryan O'Neal. Waste Land garnered several awards--in the Boston International Film Festival, Action on Film Festival Long Beach, and the Salento ...

98. Réjean Ducharme

Writer | Les bons débarras

Very secretive writer of numerous acclaimed novels, he also wrote songs for Pauline Julien and Robert Charlebois, His long time companion ans spokesperson is Claire Richard.

99. Rhea Butcher

Actress | Take My Wife

Rhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. Originally from the Midwest, Rhea grew up skateboarding the mean streets of Akron, Ohio. Their blue collar brand of cool has endeared them to audiences nationwide, as they've performed standup and appeared on shows such as The ...

100. Richard McCourt

Self | Dick and Dom in da Bungalow

Richard McCourt was born on August 12, 1976 in Sheffield, England. He is an actor, known for Dick and Dom in da Bungalow (2002), Dick and Dom's Funny Business (2011) and Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (2014).



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