Birthdays: February 18by bcampos862 | created - 19 Feb 2015 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
1. Milos Forman
Director | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Milos Forman was born Jan Tomas Forman in Caslav, Czechoslovakia, to Anna (Svabova), who ran a summer hotel, and Rudolf Forman, a professor. During World War II, his parents were taken away by the Nazis, after being accused of participating in the underground resistance. His father died in ...
Actor | Paths of Glory
The words "suave" and "debonair" became synonymous with the name Adolphe Menjou in Hollywood, both on- and off-camera. The epitome of knavish, continental charm and sartorial opulence, Menjou, complete with trademark waxy black mustache, evolved into one of Hollywood's most distinguished of artists...
3. Alan Johnson
Producer | History of the World: Part I
Alan Johnson was born on February 18, 1937 in Eddystone, Pennsylvania, USA as Alan Scott Johnson. He is known for his work on History of the World: Part I (1981), The Producers (1967) and Blazing Saddles (1974). He died on July 7, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
6. Allan Melvin
Actor | Flash Gordon
Allan Melvin was born on February 18, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Allan John Melvin. He was an actor, known for Flash Gordon (1979), The Phil Silvers Show (1955) and The Adventures of Gulliver (1968). He was married to Amalia Faustina Sestero. He died on January 17, 2008 in Brentwood, Los...
7. André Breton
André Breton, one of the founders of Surrealism who studied to be a medical doctor and survived the First World War, became a writer and applied his knowledge of medicine and psychiatry to create innovative literature and art.
He was born on February 18, 1896, in Tichebray, Normandy, France. He was ...
Actress | Il gobbo
When recalling famous Italian film goddesses, the names of Loren, Lollobrigida and Cardinale quickly role off the tongue. Not so for this Rome-born lead actress who nevertheless made a respectable impact in 1950s film. She was born Anna Maria Guerra but took the surname Ferrero as her stage moniker...
9. Bill Cullen
Self | Three on a Match
Bill Cullen was born on February 18, 1920 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as William Lawrence Cullen. He was an actor, known for Three on a Match (1971), Blockbusters (1980) and It Happened to Jane (1959). He was married to Ann Cullen, Carol Ames and Ruth Elizabeth Harrington. He died on July 7, ...
10. Billy De Wolfe
Actor | Tea for Two
Most certainly egged on by the dandified antics of an Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore and/or Franklin Pangborn, burlesque clown Billy DeWolfe in turn gave obvious inspiration to such effete cutups as Paul Lynde and Charles Nelson Reilly. Billy's life was one hundred percent show business from ...
Writer | The Reluctant Communist
Charles Robert Jenkins was born on February 18, 1940 in Rich Square, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Reluctant Communist, Unsung Heroes (1978) and Crossing the Line (2006). He was married to Hitomi Soga. He died on December 11, 2017 in Sado, Niigata, Japan.
13. Chelsea Hobbs
Actress | Make It or Break It
Chelsea was born in Vancouver, Canada and entered the world of film and television at just 8 years old. As a child, Chelsea filmed over 80 commercials. Her first big break came when she starred alongside Bridget Fonda in Hallmark's timeless mini-series Snow Queen, earning her a best actress Leo ...
Actor | Shrek the Musical
He attended Forest Lake High School and, after graduating, set out for New York to study acting at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Sieber made his television series debut in Two of a Kind (1998). In regional theatre, he has been involved in a string of world premiere musicals, including ...
15. Shane Jenek
Actor | Luna Goes Cruising
Shane Jenek was born on February 18, 1982 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia as Shane Gilberto Jenek.
16. Cristina Ferrare
Actress | The Weather Man
Cynthia Cristina Ferrare, the TV personality and former wife of auto executive John DeLorean, was born on February 8, 1950 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Italian-American Catholic parents, Renata Velia (Torinesi) and Tavio C. Ferrare, a butcher. Her family relocated to Los Angeles when she was 14 years old....
17. Cybill Shepherd
Actress | Cybill
Cybill Lynne Shepherd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Patty, a homemaker, and William Shepherd, a small business owner. Named after her grandfather, Cy, and her father, Bill, Shepherd's career began at a young age in modeling, when she won the "Miss Teenage Memphis" contest in 1966 and the "...
18. Dennis DeYoung
Soundtrack | The Karate Kid Part II
Dennis DeYoung, born February 18, 1947, is a solo pop musician but is better known as one of the lead vocalists of the band Styx.
DeYoung grew up in Chicago and got started with the band Tradewinds (1963). This band later renamed itself TW4 (1968), then eventually Styx. The band members changed a ...
19. Dr. Dre
Soundtrack | Training Day
Considered by many to be hip-hop's greatest producer, Dr. Dre (b. André Young, February 18, 1965) pioneered gangsta hip-hop and his own variation of the sound, dubbed G-Funk. His very early albums were violent but cautionary tales of the criminal mind, but Dre's records with NWA celebrated the ...
Actor | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
E. Roger Mitchell is a Miami, Florida native. He received a B.A. in English and Drama from Claflin University, class of 1993. Roger was named in the Who's Who Among Americas Colleges and Universities in 1992. He then continued his education at the Alliance Theatre Professional Actor Internship and ...
21. Edward Arnold
Actor | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Edward Arnold was born as Gunther Edward Arnold Schneider in 1890, on the Lower East Side of New York City, the son of German immigrants, Elizabeth (Ohse) and Carl Schneider. Arnold began his acting career on the New York stage and became a film actor in 1916. A burly man with a commanding style ...
25. George Kennedy
Actor | Cool Hand Luke
George Harris Kennedy, Jr. was born on February 18, 1925 in New York City, to Helen A. (Kieselbach), a ballet dancer, and George Harris Kennedy, an orchestra leader and musician. Following high school graduation, Kennedy enlisted in the United States Army in 1943 with the hope to become a fighter ...
27. Greta Scacchi
Actress | The Player
Greta Scacchi was born in Milan, Italy, to Pamela Carsaniga, an English dancer and Luca Scacchi, an Italian art dealer and painter. She grew up in Milan and Sussex, England. In 1975, her mother and second husband moved to Australia, where, after she left school, Greta worked as an Italian ...
Writer | Sex and the Single Girl
Helen Gurley Brown was born on February 18, 1922 in Green Forest, Arkansas, USA as Helen Marie Gurley. She was an actress and writer, known for Sex and the Single Girl (1964), Stoney Burke (1962) and Man Alive (1965). She was married to David Brown. She died on August 13, 2012 in New York City, New...
31. Hiep Thi Le
Actress | Heaven & Earth
At the age of eight in 1979, the Vietnam-born actress and her seven year-old sister were separated from their parents and left their village in central Vietnam as boat people. Their father and older brother had made the trip the year before and their mother stayed behind with her other children. ...
32. Ike Barinholtz
Actor | Suicide Squad
Isaac "Ike" Barinholtz, born February 18, 1977, is an American actor, comedian, voice actor and writer, known as a cast member on MADtv (1995), from 2002-2007, and for his roles on The Mindy Project (2012) and Eastbound & Down (2009). He spent two years in Amsterdam with the famed comedy ...
35. Jack Palance
Actor | City Slickers
Jack Palance often exemplified evil incarnate on film -- portraying some of the most intensely despised villains witnessed in 1950s westerns and melodrama, enhanced by his tall, powerful build, icy voice, and piercing eyes. He received two Best Supporting Actor nominations early in his career, but ...
Actress | Grimm
Jacqueline Toboni was born the youngest of five children. She is a native San Franciscan. Before graduating from Saint Ignatius College Preparatory, Jacqueline performed in the Young Conservatory at the American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.). Jacqueline graduated from the University of Michigan ...
38. Jess Walton
Actress | The Young and the Restless
Jess Walton was born on February 18, 1949 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as Mary Jesse Walton. She is an actress and producer, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), Capitol (1982) and Wasted in Babylon (1999). She has been married to John W. James since December 20, 1980. They have one child...
39. Jessie Ward
Actress | What to Expect When You're Expecting
Jessie Ward was born in New Jersey on February 18, 1982. She is a classically trained ballerina and began studying ballet seriously at the age of nine. She lived and studied at the School of American Ballet as a teenager and attended high school at the Professional Children's School in New York. ...
40. Jillian Michaels
Actress | Jillian Michaels: No More Trouble Zones
Jillian Michaels was born on February 18, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jillian Leigh McKarus. She is an actress and producer, known for Jillian Michaels: No More Trouble Zones (2010), Wake Up Call (2014) and Graves (2016).
41. John Hughes
Writer | The Breakfast Club
John Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as John Wilden Hughes Jr. He was a writer, known for The Breakfast Club (1985), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) and Weird Science (1985). He was married to Nancy Ludwig. He died on August 6, 2009 in Manhattan, New York City...
42. John Travolta
Actor | Battlefield Earth
John Joseph Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey, one of six children of Helen Travolta (née Helen Cecilia Burke) and Salvatore/Samuel J. Travolta. His father was of Italian descent and his mother was of Irish ancestry. His father owned a tire repair shop called Travolta Tires in Hillsdale, ...
45. Julie Strain
Actress | Beverly Hills Cop III
Julie Strain was born in Concord, California, USA as Julie Ann Strain. She is an actress, known for Sex Court, (1998), Heavy Metal 2000 (2000) and Double Impact (1991), and Battle Queen 2020. She grew up in Pleasant Hill California and graduated from Diablo Valley College, in that town. Since she ...
46. Kathryn Ish
Actress | The American President
Kathryn Ish was born on February 18, 1936 in San Jose, California, USA as Kathryn Loetta Ish. She was an actress, known for The American President (1995), The Bob Newhart Show (1972) and My Sister Sam (1986). She was married to Richard Stahl. She died on December 31, 2007 in Santa Barbara, ...
47. Kathy Coleman
Actress | Land of the Lost
Kathleen Coleman was born on February 18, 1962. Her claim to fame is for her portrayal of "Holly Marshall" on Land of the Lost (1974), a show which first ran on Saturday mornings on NBC from September 1974 to December 1976. Her straight bangs and braids, along with her red and white checked shirt ...
Actor | Wonder Woman 1984
Kristoffer Polaha was born on February 18, 1977 in Reno, Nevada, USA as Kristoffer Jon Polaha. He is an actor and producer, known for Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), Where Hope Grows (2014) and Devil's Knot (2013). He has been married to Julianne Morris since June 7, 2003. They have three children.
49. Kylie Rogers
Actress | Collateral Beauty
Kylie Rogers is a Texas-born actress, who came to Los Angeles in 2012. Kylie's first major film was the lead role of "Sunshine" in Space Station 76 (2014), working alongside Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Matt Bomer and Marisa Coughlan. That role was followed closely by William Monahan's psychological ...
50. Laia Costa
Actress | Victoria
Laia Costa is a Spanish actress. She is known for Victoria (2015) and Newness (2017). She speaks fluent Catalan, Spanish, French and English. Laia was nominated for the 2017 BAFTA EE Rising Star Award, for her role in the critically acclaimed Victoria, for which she became the first foreign actress...
51. László Nemes
Director | Saul fia
László Nemes was born on 18th Feb. 1977 in Budapest, Hungary. He moved to France at 12 with his mother. He grew up in Paris, where he studied History, International Relations and Political Science at the Institut d'Études Politiques, because he couldn't go to film school. After that he started ...
52. Laure Marsac
Actress | L'ennemi public n°1
Laure Marsac was born on February 18, 1970 in Paris, France. She is an actress and director, known for Mesrine Part 2: Public Enemy #1 (2008), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) and La pirate (1984). She is married to Ivan Taieb. They have two children.
55. Maiara Walsh
Actress | The Last Ship
Maiara Walsh was born in Seattle, Washington to a Brazilian mother and American father. When she was one, her family moved to Sao Paulo, Brazil, where Portuguese became her first language. After a few years, they moved back to Seattle where Maiara took an interest in music and the arts, diving into...
Actress | The Shannara Chronicles
Malese Jow, originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, has developed into an actress, songstress, and entertainer.
Malese began her acting career in 1999 with McDonald's commercials when the head of advertising heard her sing and booked her in several spots and jingles. Then in 2002, at the ripe age of 11, ...
58. Mari Morrow
Actress | Virtuosity
Morrow grew up in Miami, Florida. She made her television debut appearance in 1992 as Wendy Mallow on the popular television program, Baywatch. From 1995 to 1996, she portrayed Rachel Gannon on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live. Morrow also had a recurring appearance on the sitcom, Family Matters...
60. Mary Ure
Actress | Where Eagles Dare
An enchantingly beautiful, luminous blonde, Mary Ure was born in Glasgow on February 18th, 1933. Her first film was Zoltan Korda's Storm Over the Nile (1955), a misfiring remake of The Four Feathers (1939). Next was Windom's Way (1957) - a tale of rubber plantation strikes and marital strife, but ...
61. Matt Dillon
Actor | There's Something About Mary
Matt Dillon's successful film career has spanned over three decades and has showcased his wide range of dramatic and comedic talents. Dillon displayed his versatility with an arresting performance co-starring as a racist cop in the critically acclaimed Paul Haggis film Crash. This role earned him ...
62. Melinda Shankar
Actress | How to Be Indie
Melinda Leanna Shankar is a Guyanese-Canadian actress best known for playing Alli Bhandari from the beginning of Season 8 in Degrassi: The Next Generation and Indira "Indie" Mehta on YTV series, 'How to be Indie.' Melinda made her starring mark in 2008 in the 8th season of Degrassi as Alli Bhandari...
63. Molly Ringwald
Actress | Sixteen Candles
Molly Ringwald was born in Roseville, California, to Adele Edith (Frembd), a chef, and Robert Ringwald, a blind jazz pianist. Her ancestry includes German, English, and Swedish. She released an album at the age of 6 entitled, "I Wanna Be Loved By You, Molly Sings". She is the youngest daughter of ...
65. Osvaldo Bayer
Writer | La maffia
Osvaldo Bayer was born on February 18, 1927 in Santa Fe, Argentina as Osvaldo Jorge Bayer. He was a writer and actor, known for La maffia (1972), Rebellion in Patagonia (1974) and The Girlfriend (1988). He was married to Marlies Joos. He died on December 24, 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
69. Phyllis Calvert
Actress | Mandy
Phyllis Hannah Bickle was born in Chelsea in 1915 and studied dancing at the Margaret Morris school of dance, until an injury forced her to give up dancing and turn instead to acting. Her 70 year film career began with a bit part in The Arcadians (1927) when she was just 12 years old. Along with ...
70. Randy Crawford
Soundtrack | Lethal Weapon 2
Jazz and R&B singer Randy Crawford was born as Veronica Crawford on February 18, 1952 in Macon, Georgia and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. Randy first began singing both at church and in school. She started performing at nightclubs in Europe and America at age fifteen (her father acted as her ...
71. Regina Spektor
Soundtrack | (500) Days of Summer
Regina Spektor was born in Moscow, USSR to a musical Jewish family. Her father, Ilya Spektor, is a photographer and violinist. Her mother, Bella Spektor, was a music professor in a Russian college of music and now teaches at a public elementary school in New York. Spektor learned how to play piano ...
Actor | Suspicion
Reginald Sheffield was born on February 18, 1901 in London, England as Matthew Reginald Sheffield Cassan. He was an actor, known for Suspicion (1941), Of Human Bondage (1934) and The Story of Mankind (1957). He was married to Louise Sheffield Cassan. He died on December 8, 1957 in Pacific Palisades...
75. Sarah Brown
Actress | Cold Case
Three-time Emmy-winning actress Sarah Brown began her acting career at the prestigious Los Angeles High School for the Performing Arts. On her nineteenth birthday, Sarah began her professional acting career when she was chosen as the series lead on the popular children's series V.R. Troopers (1994)...
Sarah Joy Brown
76. Sarah Sutherland
Actress | Veep
Sarah Jude Sutherland trained at the Crossroads Drama Conservatory in Los Angeles where she received the award for excellence in Drama. She then trained at the Experimental Theatre Wing at Tisch School of the arts where she studied voice and speech, movement, and an array of acting methods ...
Director | Karusarû maki: yoru wa shî o nurasu
Born in Japan in 1930, Shogoro Nishimura joined Nikkatsu Studios in 1954, and was first promoted to director in 1963 with the well-received Keirinshô ningyô jôki. He spent the rest of that decade directing Nikkatsu programmers of varying quality. With the 1970s came the studio's shift to making ...
78. Sinéad Cusack
Actress | V for Vendetta
Sinéad Cusack was born on February 18, 1948 in Dalkey, Ireland as Jane Moira Cusack. She is an actress, known for V for Vendetta (2005), Eastern Promises (2007) and Stealing Beauty (1996). She has been married to Jeremy Irons since March 28, 1978. They have two children.
79. Susan Egan
Actress | Hercules
Susan Egan was born on February 18, 1970 in Long Beach, California, USA as Susan Farrell Egan. She is an actress, known for Hercules (1997), Spirited Away (2001) and 13 Going on 30 (2004). She has been married to Robert Hartmann since June 26, 2005. They have two children. She has two daughters. ...
Producer | Good Luck Chuck
Tracey Edmonds has created and produced groundbreaking projects for television, film, music, and digital media and recently exited ExtraTV, where she earned an Emmy Award while serving as co-host alongside Mario Lopez and Charissa Thompson for 3 years. Edmonds currently serves as CEO and President ...
84. Vanna White
Actress | Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
Vanna White was born Vanna Marie Angel in Conway, South Carolina, to Miguel Angel and Joan Marie Rosich. Her maternal father disappeared from her life shortly after her birth, and Vanna used her mother's maiden name as her own for a short time, until her mother married Herbert White, who raised her...
86. Yoko Ono
Actress | Isle of Dogs
Yoko Ono was born on Saturday, February 18th, 1933, in her ancestral estate in Tokyo, Japan. Her father, Eisuke Ono, was the descendant of a 9th Century Emperor of Japan. Her mother, Isoko Yasuda Ono, was the granddaughter of Zenijiro Yasuda, the founder of Yasuda Bank. Yoko was two years old when ...