Birthdays: August 12by bcampos862 | created - 12 Aug 2015 | updated - 09 Aug 2018 | Public
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...
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.
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 | Sabrina
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, "...
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 ...
33. Elise Luthman
Actress | The Politician
Elise is an actress. Her role of "Shelly" on "The Politician" can be seen on Netflix. She has her movie, "Do Not Reply", in which she plays "Heather" coming out soon. She is starring in "Family Vanished" as "April" and "Party Mom" as "Brittany" on Lifetime's Movie Channel: LMN. Her lead role of "...
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 ...
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 ...
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 | Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet
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 ...
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 ...
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,...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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.
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...