Favorite Celebrities in their 40sby rose77 | created - 1 month ago | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public
Actress | The World Is Not Enough
Denise Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois, the older of two daughters of Joni Lee, who owned a coffee shop, and Irv Richards, a telephone engineer. She has German, French-Canadian, Irish, English, and Welsh ancestry. She grew up in the Chicago area, until the family relocated to Oceanside...
Born: Denise Lee Richards February 17, 1971 in Downers Grove, Illinois, USA
Actress | Dornröschens leiser Tod
Nadja Auermann was born on March 19, 1971 in West Berlin, West Germany. She is an actress, known for Dornröschens leiser Tod (2004), Letztes Kapitel (2005) and Entdecke die Mandy in Dir (2018). She was previously married to Wolfram Grandezka.
Born: March 19, 1971 in West Berlin, West Germany
Actor | Keanu
Keegan-Michael Key was born in Southfield, Michigan and raised in Detroit. He was adopted as a child by a black father and a white mother. In 1989, he graduated from Shrine Catholic High School in Royal Oak, Michigan. Key attended the University of Detroit Mercy as an undergraduate and earned his ...
Born: March 22, 1971 in Southfield, Michigan, USA
Actress | Scandal
Darby was born and raised in Alaska where her father owned a successful commercial fishing business. She received a Masters in Fine Arts from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.
Darby is best known for her role as Abby Whelan on ABC's hit show Scandal, created by Shonda Rhimes.
Born: April 29, 1971 in Kodiak, Alaska, USA
6. Idina Menzel
Actress | Frozen
Idina Menzel was born on May 30, 1971 in Syosset, New York, USA as Idina Kim Mentzel. She is an actress, known for Frozen (2013), Rent (2005) and Enchanted (2007). She has been married to Aaron Lohr since September 2017. She was previously married to Taye Diggs.
Born: Idina Kim Mentzel May 30, 1971 in Syosset, New York, USA
7. Sandra Oh
Actress | Grey's Anatomy
Sandra Oh was born to Korean parents in the Ottawa suburb of Nepean, Ontario, Canada. Her father, Oh Junsu, a businessman, and her mother, Oh Young-Nam, a biochemist, were married in Seoul, Korea. They both attended graduate school at the University of Toronto. Sandra began her career as a ballet ...
Born: Sandra Miju Oh July 20, 1971 in Nepean, Ontario, Canada
Actor | Mulholland Dr.
Justin was born and raised in Washington, DC, the son of Phyllis (Grissim), a writer for The Washington Post, and Eugene Theroux, a corporate lawyer. He is a nephew of writer Paul Theroux and a cousin of journalists Louis Theroux and Marcel Theroux. His father is of French-Canadian and Italian ...
Born: Justin Paul Theroux August 10, 1971 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
9. Candis Cayne
Candis was born as Brendan McDaniel in Hawaii. Brendan transitioned to Candis Cayne and became one of the United States' most popular and sought-after transgender actresses. Candis first made a name for herself at the famed NYC gay hot-spot "Boy Bar", where her performances drew raves. A ...
Born: Brendan McDaniel Maui, Hawaii, USA on August 31, 1971
10. Tereza Maxová
Self | Ceská Miss 2008
Tereza Maxová was born on August 31, 1971 in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia.
Born: August 31, 1971 (age 44), Pardubice, Czech Republic
11. Luke Wilson
Actor | Old School
Handsome Texan Luke Cunningham Wilson was born in Dallas in 1971, to Irish-American parents originally from Massachusetts. The son of Laura (Cunningham), a photographer, and Robert Andrew Wilson, an advertising executive, he was raised with two brothers, Owen Wilson (the middle one) and Andrew ...
Born: Luke Cunningham Wilson September 21, 1971 in Dallas, Texas, USA
12. Rosemarie DeWitt
Actress | Rachel Getting Married
Rosemarie Braddock Dewitt who is also known as Rosemarie Dewitt is one of the most popular American actresses. She was born on 26th October 1971 in Flushing, Queens that lies in New York, USA. Her parents are Rosemarie Baddock and Kenny Dewitt. She has been featured in various roles in a number of ...
Born: October 26, 1971 in Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York, USA
13. Winona Ryder
Actress | Little Women
Winona Ryder was born Winona Laura Horowitz in Olmsted County, Minnesota, and was named after a nearby town, Winona, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Cynthia (Istas), an author and video producer, and Michael Horowitz, a publisher and bookseller. Her father's family is Russian Jewish and Romanian ...
Born: Winona Laura Horowitz October 29, 1971 in Winona, Minnesota, USA
14. Joel McHale
Actor | Community
Joel Edward McHale was born in Rome, Italy, to a Canadian-born mother, Laurie (Jackson), and an American-born father, Jack McHale. His father, from Chicago, is of Irish descent, and his mother, from Vancouver, has Norwegian, Finnish, and English ancestry. Joel was raised in Seattle, Washington, and...
Born: Joel Edward McHale November 20, 1971 in Rome, Lazio, Italy
15. Chris Hardwick
Producer | Talking Dead
Chris Hardwick was born on November 23, 1971 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Christopher Ryan Hardwick. He is a producer and actor, known for Talking Dead (2011), @midnight (2013) and The Wall (2016). He has been married to Lydia Hearst since August 20, 2016.
Born: Christopher Ryan Hardwick November 23, 1971 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Actress | The Sweetest Thing
Christina Applegate was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, to record producer/executive Robert William Applegate and singer-actress Nancy Priddy. Her parents split-up shortly after her birth. She has two half-siblings from her father's re-marriage - Alisa (b. 10 October 1977) & Kyle (b. 15...
Born: November 25, 1971 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Actor | Rock Slyde
Guillermo Rodriguez was born on January 27, 1972 in Mexico as Guillermo Díaz Rodriguez. He is an actor, known for Rock Slyde (2009), Guardians of the Galaxy: Inferno (2017) and Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003).
Born: Guillermo Díaz Rodriguez January 27, 1972 in Mexico
Actor | Wanted
First known as a rapper who became one of the more prominent voices in hip-hop's new millennium renaissance, Common later transitioned into acting. He was born in Chicago, and is the son of educator Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines and Lonnie Lynn, an ABA basketball player turned youth counselor.
On October 6,...
Born: Lonnie Rashid Lynn March 13, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
19. Octavia Spencer
Actress | Hidden Figures
Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She's the sixth of seven siblings and holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, ...
Born: Octavia Lenora Spencer May 25, 1972 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA
20. Selenis Leyva
Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming
Born: May 26, 1972
21. Laverne Cox
Actress | Orange Is the New Black
With various 'firsts' in her already impressive career, Laverne Cox is a three time Emmy-nominated actress, Emmy winning documentary film producer and a prominent equal rights advocate. Laverne's groundbreaking role of Sophia Burset in the critically acclaimed Netflix original series "Orange is The...
Born: May 29, 1972, Mobile, AL
22. Robin Tunney
Actress | The Craft
Robin Tunney studied acting at the Chicago Academy for the Arts, spending her summer performing in such plays as "Bus Stop" and "Agnes of God". She moved to Los Angeles at the age of eighteen and shortly landed roles in such television shows as Life Goes On (1989), Class of '96 (1993) (recurring), ...
Born: June 19, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
23. Maya Rudolph
Actress | Bridesmaids
Maya Rudolph was born on July 27, 1972 in Gainesville, Florida, to Richard Rudolph, a music producer, and soul singer Minnie Riperton. Her mother was African-American and her father is Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Lithuania, Russia, Germany, and Hungary). In 1973, Maya, her parents, and her...
Born: Maya Khabira Rudolph July 27, 1972 in Gainesville, Florida, USA
24. Wil Wheaton
Actor | Stand by Me
Wil Wheaton was born Richard William Wheaton III on July 29, 1972 in Burbank, California. He first gained international attention by starring in the Rob Reiner comedy-drama film Stand by Me (1986). He then played Wesley Crusher on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) for ...
Born: Richard William Wheaton III July 29, 1972 in Burbank, California, USA
25. Sofía Vergara
Actress | Hot Pursuit
Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her mother, Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, is a housewife. Her father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, provides cattle to the meat industry. She has five siblings. She was educated at a private bilingual Spanish/...
Born: Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara July 10, 1972 in Barranquilla, Colombia
26. Tami Stronach
Actress | Die unendliche Geschichte
She is half-Scottish (father) and half-Israeli (mother). Her father Professor David Stronach, was a notable expert on Persian antiquities. The family had to flee Persia/Iran during the Revolution. They went to Israel, but ended up in America, where Tami is still based. She was studying acting in ...
Born: Tamara Stronach July 31, 1972 in Teheran, Iran
27. Cameron Diaz
Actress | There's Something About Mary
A tall, strikingly attractive blue-eyed natural blonde, Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, the daughter of a Cuban-American father and a German mother. Self described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years lived in such varied ...
Born: Cameron Michelle Diaz August 30, 1972 in San Diego, California, USA
28. Gwyneth Paltrow
Actress | Shakespeare in Love
A tall, wafer thin, delicate beauty, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of noted producer and director Bruce Paltrow and Tony Award-winning actress Blythe Danner. Her father was from a Jewish family, while her mother is of mostly German descent. When Gwyneth was eleven, the ...
Born: Gwyneth Kate Paltrow September 27, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, USA
29. Toni Collette
Actress | Little Miss Sunshine
Toni Collette is an Academy Award-nominated Australian actress, best known for her roles in The Sixth Sense (1999) and Little Miss Sunshine (2006).
Collette was born Toni Collett (she later added an "e") on November 1, 1972, in Blacktown, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. She is the first of three...
Born: Antonia Collette November 1, 1972 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
30. Roselyn Sanchez
Actress | Act of Valor
Roselyn Sanchez was born on April 2, 1973 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Act of Valor (2012), Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Without a Trace (2002). She has been married to Eric Winter since November 29, 2008. They have two children. She was previously married to Gary Stretch.
Born: April 2, 1973 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
31. Juliette Lewis
Actress | Natural Born Killers
Juliette Lewis has been recognized as one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actors of her generation since she first stunned audiences and critics alike with her Oscar-nominated performance as "Danielle Bowden" in Cape Fear (1991). To date, she has worked with some of the most revered ...
Born: June 21, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA
32. Patrick Wilson
Actor | The Phantom of the Opera
Patrick Joseph Wilson was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida, the son of Mary Kathryn (Burton), a voice teacher and professional singer, and John Franklin Wilson, a news anchor.
Wilson has a B.F.A. in Drama from Carnegie-Mellon University. His theater work has produced ...
Born: Patrick Joseph Wilson July 3, 1973 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Actor | The Butterfly Effect
William Lee Scott was born on July 6, 1973 in Hudson, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Butterfly Effect (2004), Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) and October Sky (1999). He has been married to Charlene Bloom since 2002. They have two children.
Born: July 6, 1973 in Hudson, New York, USA
34. Dani Filth
Actor | Baphomet
Dani Filth was born on July 25, 1973 in London, England as Daniel Lloyd Davey. He has been married to Toni since October 31, 2005. They have one child.
Born: Daniel Lloyd Davey July 25, 1973 in London, England, UK
35. Vera Farmiga
Actress | Up in the Air
Vera Farmiga is an American actress who has received an Academy Award nomination for her role in Up in the Air (2009) and Primetime Emmy Award nominations for her roles in Bates Motel (2013) and When They See Us (2019).
She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, the second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, ...
Born: Vera Ann Farmiga August 6, 1973 in Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
36. Kristen Wiig
Actress | Bridesmaids
Kristen Carroll Wiig was born on August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, to Laurie J. (Johnston), an artist, and Jon J. Wiig, a lake marina manager. She is of Norwegian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The family moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before ...
Born: Kristen Carroll Wiig August 22, 1973 in Canandaigua, New York, USA
37. Efren Ramirez
Actor | Mad Families
Efren Ramirez has been working as a professional actor for many years. Initially, his career consisted of guest star appearances on television, as he appeared in diverse roles on "E.R.", "AMERICAN DAD", "JUDGING AMY", "THE DISTRICT", "MAD TV", and "SCRUBS."
However, it was his memorable portrayal of...
Born: October 2, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA
38. Ioan Gruffudd
Actor | Fantastic Four
Ioan Gruffudd was born on October 6, 1973 in Cardiff, Wales, UK to educators Gillian (James) and Peter Gruffudd. He has a brother, Alun, who is two years younger and a sister, Siwan, who is seven years younger. He got his start at age 13 in the Welsh soap opera Pobol y Cwm (1974). He attended the ...
Born: October 6, 1973 in Cardiff, Wales, UK
39. Peter Facinelli
Peter Facinelli was born in Queens, New York, the youngest child of Bruna (Reich) and Pierino Facinelli, a waiter. His parents are Italian immigrants, originally from Trentino, Northern Italy. He has three sisters. Peter was educated at St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows, New York, and...
Born: November 26, 1973 in Queens, New York, USA
40. Seth Meyers
Writer | Documentary Now!
Seth Meyers was born on December 28, 1973 in Bedford, New Hampshire, USA as Seth Adam Meyers. He is a writer and actor, known for Documentary Now! (2015), Saturday Night Live (1975) and New Year's Eve (2011). He has been married to Alexi Ashe Meyers since September 1, 2013. They have two children.
41. Seth Green
Actor | Austin Powers in Goldmember
Seth Green has starred in numerous films and television series including the Austin Powers trilogy, The Italian Job (2003), Without a Paddle (2004), Party Monster (2003), Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Old Dogs (2009) and dozens more, including starring roles in Sexy Evil Genius (2013), The Story of Luke...
Jan 26, 1914 to Feb 13, 1915 and Jan 23, 1974 to Feb 10, 1975
Born: Seth Benjamin Gesshel-Green February 8, 1974 in Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
42. Elizabeth Banks
Actress | The Hunger Games
Elizabeth Banks was born Elizabeth Mitchell in Pittsfield, a small city in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts near the New York border, on February 10, 1974. She is the daughter of Ann (Wallace), who worked in a bank, and Mark P. Mitchell, a factory worker. Elizabeth describes herself as ...
Born: Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell February 10, 1974 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA
43. Jerry O'Connell
Actor | Stand by Me
Jerry O'Connell was born in New York City, to Linda (Witkowski), an art teacher, and Michael O'Connell, a British-born advertising agency art director. He spent his early years in Manhattan, with his parents and younger brother, Charlie O'Connell, who is also an actor. He is of one half Irish, one ...
44. Eva Mendes
Actress | Hitch
Eva Mendes is an American actress, model and businesswoman. She began acting in the late 1990s. After a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) (1998) and Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000) (2000), she made a career-changing appearance in Training Day (2001)...
Born: March 5, 1974 in Miami, Florida, USA
45. Alyson Hannigan
Actress | Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Alyson Hannigan was born in Washington, D.C., to Emilie (Posner), a real estate agent, and Al Hannigan, a truck driver. She began her acting career in Atlanta at the young age of 4 in commercials sponsoring such companies as McDonald's, Six Flags, and Oreos. She is a seasoned television actress ...
Born: Alyson Lee Hannigan March 24, 1974 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
46. Penélope Cruz
Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to ...
Born: Penélope Cruz Sánchez April 28, 1974 in Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain
47. Fairuza Balk
Actress | The Craft
"Fairuza!" ("Turquoise" in Farsi), her father exclaimed as he saw her blue eyes: Fairuza Alejandra Balk had just been born on May 21, 1974 in Point Reyes, California. Her father, Solomon Feldthouse, was a traveling musician originally from Idaho, and her mother, Cathryn Balk, was a belly dancer. ...
Born: Fairuza Alejandra Feldthouse May 21, 1974 in Point Reyes, California, USA
49. Amy Adams
Actress | Arrival
Amy Lou Adams was born in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy, to American parents, Kathryn (Hicken) and Richard Kent Adams, a U.S. serviceman who was stationed at Caserma Ederle in Italy at the time. She was raised in a Mormon family of seven children in Castle Rock, Colorado, and has English, as well as ...
Born: Amy Lou Adams August 20, 1974 in Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
Actor | Inception
Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Leonardo DiCaprio's. DiCaprio has gone from relatively humble beginnings, as a supporting cast member of the sitcom Growing Pains (1985) and low budget horror movies, such as Critters 3 (1991), to a major teenage heartthrob in the 1990s,...
Born: Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio November 11, 1974 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
51. Chloë Sevigny
Actress | Boys Don't Cry
Known in the mid to late nineties for her status as a fashion impresario and "it girl," with over two dozen art house films to her credit, Chloë Sevigny also stands out as one of the most prominent queens of independent cinema.
Originally hailing from Darien, Connecticut, Sevigny attributes weekend ...
Born: Chloë Stevens Sevigny November 18, 1974 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
52. Dax Shepard
Actor | Hit and Run
Dax Randall Shepard was born in 1975 in Milford, a suburb of Detroit, Michigan, to Laura (LaBo), who worked at GM, and Dave Robert Shepard, Sr., a car salesman. His mother is of French-Canadian and Belgian descent. With both his parents working in the automotive industry, Dax's first love was cars.
Born: Dax Randall Shepard January 2, 1975 in Milford, Michigan, USA
53. Sara Gilbert
Producer | Roseanne
Sara Gilbert was born on January 29, 1975, as Sara Rebecca Abeles at St. John's Hospital and Health Center in Santa Monica, California, to Barbara Cowan and Harold Abeles. Barbara was previously married to the late Paul Gilbert. At the age of six, when Sara saw her sister Melissa Gilbert get a star...
Born: Sara Rebecca Abeles January 29, 1975 in Santa Monica, California, USA
54. Naomi Grossman
Actress | American Horror Story
Naomi Grossman was a 2018 Primetime Emmy nominee for "Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama" for her role in Ctrl Alt Delete. Best known as the first crossover character, the fan-favorite "Pepper" on FX's American Horror Story: Asylum & Freak Show, Naomi also appeared as a new ...
Born: February 2, 1975, Denver, CO
55. Eva Longoria
Actress | Desperate Housewives
Eva Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Ella Eva (Mireles) and Enrique Longoria, Jr. The youngest of four sisters who grew up in a Mexican-American family on a ranch near Corpus Christi, Longoria attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in...
Soundtrack | Nine
Stacy Ann Ferguson was born in Hacienda Heights, California, to Theresa Ann (Gore) and Jon Patrick Ferguson, both schoolteachers. Her ancestry includes Scottish, English, Irish, Mexican, German, Swedish, and Luxembourgian. When she was a teenager, her parents divorced, which was a big challenge for...
57. Angelina Jolie
Actress | Maleficent
Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress who rose to fame after her role in Girl, Interrupted (1999), playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010) and Maleficent (2014). Off-screen, Jolie has become ...
58. Linda Cardellini
Actress | Brokeback Mountain
Linda Edna Cardellini was born in Redwood City, California, to Lorraine (Hernan) and Wayne David Cardellini, a businessman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish (from her mother), German, English, and Scottish descent. Linda grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, California, the...
Born: Linda Edna Cardellini June 25, 1975 in Redwood City, California, USA
59. Kaitlin Olson
Actress | Finding Dory
Born in Portland, Oregon, Kaitlin cultivated her passion for acting at the University of Oregon, where she got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. After her stint on stage, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She began at The Groundlings Theatre in Hollywood, training ...
Born: August 18, 1975 in Portland, Oregon, USA
60. Alicia Witt
Actress | 88 Minutes
Actor/singer songwriter Alicia Witt has had a nearly three-decade long career, starting with her film debut, in 1984, as "Alia" in David Lynch's science fiction classic, Dune (1984).
Witt was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Diane (Pietro), a high school teacher, and Robert Witt, a photographer ...
Born: Alicia Roanne Witt August 21, 1975 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
61. Alanna Ubach
Actress | Coco
Hardly recognizable from one character to the next, Ubach has starred in over 150 theater, film and television projects, including the Peabody Award-winning "Men of a Certain Age" and the Oscar-winning "Coco" as Mama Imelda, the family's matriarch. She was noted by the New York Times as "a ...
Born: Alanna Noel Ubach October 3, 1975 in Downey, California, USA
62. Kellie Martin
Actress | ER
Kellie Martin was born on October 16, 1975 in Riverside, California, USA as Kellie Noelle Martin. She is an actress and producer, known for ER (1994), Life Goes On (1989) and A Goofy Movie (1995). She has been married to Keith Christian since May 15, 1999. They have two children.
Born: Kellie Noelle Martin October 16, 1975 in Riverside, California, USA
63. Maria Thayer
Actress | Accepted
Born: October 30, 1975 in Boring, Oregon, USA
64. Milla Jovovich
Actress | The Fifth Element
Milla Jovovich is an Ukrainian-born actress, supermodel, fashion designer, singer and public figure, who was on the cover of more than a hundred magazines, and starred in such films as The Fifth Element (1997), Ultraviolet (2006), and the Resident Evil (2002) franchise.
Milica Bogdanovna Jovovich ...
Born: Milica Natasha Jovovich December 17, 1975 in Kiev, USSR (now Ukraine)
65. Danny Pintauro
Actor | Cujo
Danny Pintauro was born on January 6, 1976 in Milltown, New Jersey, USA as Daniel John Pintauro. He is an actor, known for Cujo (1983), Who's the Boss? (1984) and As the World Turns (1956). He has been married to Wil Tabares since April 3, 2014.
Born: Daniel John Pintauro January 6, 1976 in Milltown, New Jersey, USA
66. Josh Meyers
Actor | Date Movie
Josh Meyers is an actor, writer and stand-up comedian. Josh was born and raised in Bedford, New Hampshire and went to Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. After graduating, Josh moved to Amsterdam to be an actor at the famed "Boom Chicago Theatre," which for twenty years has been a ...
Born on January 8th, 1976
67. Asia Argento
Actress | Land of the Dead
Asia Argento was born in Rome, Italy, into a family of actors and filmmakers, both occupations which she has herself pursued. She made her debut when she was only nine years old in Sergio Citti's Sogni e bisogni (1985). In 1988 she had the leading role in Cristina Comencini's first film, Zoo (1988)...
68. Isla Fisher
Actress | Wedding Crashers
Isla Lang Fisher was born on February 3, 1976 in Muscat, Oman, to Scottish parents Elspeth Reid and Brian Fisher, who worked as a banker for the U.N. She spent her early childhood in Bathgate, Scotland, before moving to Perth, Australia with her family in the early 1980s. From a young age, Isla ...
69. Brandon Crane
Actor | It Chapter Two
A native of Oceanside, California, Brandon began appearing in television commercials at the age of four after a talent scout noticed him entertaining party guests with impressions of popular singers. In 1984 he began working in episodic television, and is probably best remembered as "Doug Porter" ...
Born: February 26, 1976 in Oceanside, California, USA
70. Susan Ward
Actress | Shallow Hal
Susan Ward was born in Monroe, LA. An animal lover as a child, she grew up wanting to become a veterinarian. At age 13, however, a local modeling agent changed her mind. Susan and her mother traveled to New York City to see about getting her a modeling job. She thought that modeling would make her ...
Born: April 15, 1976 in Monroe, Louisiana, USA
71. Sally Hawkins
Actress | The Shape of Water
Sally Cecilia Hawkins was born in 1976 in Lewisham hospital, London, England, to Jacqui and Colin Hawkins, authors and illustrators of children's books. She is of English and Irish descent. Hawkins was brought up in Greenwich, in southeast London. She attended James Allen's Girls' School in Dulwich...
Born: April 27, 1976 in Dulwich, London, England, UK
72. Will Friedle
Actor | Transformers: Robots in Disguise
Will Friedle was born as Will Alan Friedle on August 11, 1976, in Hartford, Connecticut. However, Will grew up in Avon, Conneticut, and went to Avon High School. Will also went to Occidental College. Will is a comedian, and he is probably best known for his starring role as the dumb yet creative ...
Born: William Alan Friedle August 11, 1976 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Actress | Game of Thrones
One of Europe's most celebrated actresses, Carice van Houten is perhaps best known for her lead roles in Paul Verhoeven's award-winning Black Book, Bryan Singer's Valkyrie opposite Tom Cruise and as Melisandre on Game of Thrones.
Her Dutch-language feature Love Life, gained her further critical ...
Born: Carice Anouk van Houten September 5, 1976 in Leiderdorp, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
74. Oliver Hudson
Actor | Walk of Shame
Oliver Hudson was born on September 7, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Oliver Rutledge Hudson. He is an actor, known for Walk of Shame (2014), Executive Decision (1996) and Black Christmas (2006). He has been married to Erinn Bartlett since June 9, 2006. They have three children.
Born: Oliver Rutledge Hudson September 7, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA
75. Anna Faris
Actress | The House Bunny
Anna Kay Faris was born on November 29, 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland, to Karen (Bathurst), a special education teacher, and Jack Faris, a sociologist. She was raised in Edmonds, Washington. Her ancestry includes English, German, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh.
Anna started acting very young but ...
Born: Anna Kay Faris November 29, 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland
76. Joe Manganiello
Joe Manganiello is an American actor. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Susan (Brachanow) and Charles John Manganiello, and has a younger brother, Nicholas. His father is of Italian descent and his mother has German/Austrian/Croatian and Armenian ancestry. Joe was raised in Mount Lebanon ...
Born: Joseph Michael Manganiello December 28, 1976 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Soundtrack | Zootopia
Grammy-winning pop singer Shakira was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, on February 2, 1977. She is of Lebanese, Spanish and Italian descent. Shakira began her musical career at the age of 12 and quickly captured fans around the world. She won the 2001 Best Latin pop Grammy for her "MTV Unplugged" ...
Born: Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia
78. Jorma Taccone
Writer | Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Jorma Taccone's theatrical debut took place at Saint Mary's College-High School in Berkeley, California in 1993. He played one of the townspeople in The Visit by Friedrich Durrenmatt. His father, Berkeley Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Tony Taccone, attended his son's performance in spite of a...
Born: Jorma Christopher Taccone March 19, 1977 in Berkeley, California, USA
79. Jessica Chastain
Actress | Zero Dark Thirty
Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and ...
Born: Jessica Michelle Chastain March 24, 1977 in Sacramento, California, USA
80. John Oliver
Writer | Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
John Oliver was born on April 23, 1977 in Birmingham, England as John William Oliver. He is a writer and producer, known for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014), The Lion King (2019) and The Smurfs (2011). He has been married to Kate Norley since October 2011. They have two children.
81. Emily Perkins
Actress | Ginger Snaps
Emily Perkins was born on May 4, 1977 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Emily Jean Perkins. She is an actress, known for Ginger Snaps (2000), Juno (2007) and Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004). She is married to Ernest Mathijs.
Born: Emily Jean Perkins May 4, 1977 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
82. Samantha Morton
Actress | Minority Report
Samantha Morton has established herself as one of the finest actors of her generation, winning Oscar nominations for her turns in Woody Allen's Sweet and Lowdown (1999) and Jim Sheridan's In America (2002). She has the talent to become one of the major performers in the cinema of this young century.
Born: Samantha-Jane Morton May 13, 1977 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
83. Melanie Lynskey
Actress | Togetherness
At 16 years of age, Melanie Lynskey captivated audiences with her astonishing debut in Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures (1994). Her portrayal of an outcast teen whose relationship with her best friend (Kate Winslet) spirals dangerously out of control was described as "perfect" by TIME magazine ...
Born: Melanie Jayne Lynskey May 16, 1977 in New Plymouth, New Zealand
84. Milo Ventimiglia
Actor | Heroes
Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor, director and producer.
Milo currently stars on the critically acclaimed drama series "This is Us." He has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2017 & 2018) and a Critic's Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama ...
Born: Milo Anthony Ventimiglia July 8, 1977 in Anaheim, California, USA
85. Chiwetel Ejiofor
Actor | 12 Years a Slave
English actor, writer and director Chiwetel Ejiofor is renowned for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, along with the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He is also known for playing Okwe in Dirty Pretty Things...
86. Ashley Scott
Actress | UnREAL
Ashley McCall Scott is an American actress and model. She was born on July 13, 1977 in Metairie, Louisiana, but raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She began her modeling career as a young girl. She was a 1993 Elite Model Look finalist and became a Model for Elite Miami, she modeled ...
87. Martha Madison
Actress | One Mississippi
Martha Madison was born on July 27, 1977 in Newport News, Virginia, USA as Martha Anne Butterworth. She is an actress and producer, known for One Mississippi (2015), Days of Our Lives (1965) and To The Beat! (2018). She has been married to A.J. Gilbert since August 25, 2007. They have one child.
Born: July 27, 1977 in Newport News, Virginia, USA
Actor | Den 12. mann
Jonathan Rhys Meyers was born Jonathan Michael Meyers on July 27, 1977, in Dublin, Ireland, to Mary Geraldine (Meyers) and John O'Keeffe, a musician. He and his family moved to County Cork, Ireland, when the actor was nearly a year old, and then, at the age of 3, his father left the family, leaving...
89. Jaime Pressly
Actress | My Name Is Earl
Emmy® Award winning actress Jaime Pressly is known for her wide range of film and television roles. Pressly currently stars as Jill Kendall, opposite Anna Faris and Academy Award winner Allison Janney on Chuck Lorrie's hit CBS Comedy "MOM," with its seventh season premiering in 2019.
90. Edward Furlong
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Edward Walter Furlong was born in Glendale, California. His mother, Eleanor (Tafoya), is from a Mexican family, and worked at a youth center. Furlong had no acting ambitions until he was approached by casting agent Mali Finn, who was looking for a young actor to play the role of John Connor in what...
Born: Edward Walter Furlong August 2, 1977 in Glendale, California, USA
91. Fiona Apple
Soundtrack | Pleasantville
Daughter of former singer Diane McAfee and actor Brandon Maggart. She was classically trained as a pianist as a child and began composing songs when she was eight years old. She crafted a demo tape while in Los Angeles finishing High School. When she returned home to New York for Christmas one of ...
92. Marieh Delfino
Actress | The Invitation
Marieh Delfino's career is a study in variations. From her first starring role in the cult Saturday morning hit, All About Us (2001), to her intense performance in the blockbuster, Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003). Gracing National Lampoon's Dorm Daze 2 (2006) as the sexy and comedic genius "Gerri Farber"...
Born: September 24, 1977 in Caracas, Venezuela
93. Matt Bomer
Actor | The Normal Heart
Matthew Staton Bomer was born in Webster Groves, Greater St. Louis, Missouri, to Elizabeth Macy (Staton) and John O'Neill Bomer IV, a Dallas Cowboys draft pick. Matt was raised in Spring, Texas, and educated at Klein High School, near Houston. After school, he attended Carnegie Mellon University in...
Born: Matthew Staton Bomer October 11, 1977 in Webster Groves, Missouri, USA
94. Jon Heder
Actor | Napoleon Dynamite
Jon Heder was born on October 26, 1977 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA as Jonathan Joseph Heder. He is an actor and producer, known for Napoleon Dynamite (2004), Blades of Glory (2007) and The Benchwarmers (2006). He has been married to Kirsten Heder since November 23, 2002. They have three children.
Born: Jonathan Joseph Heder October 26, 1977 in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
95. Colin Hanks
Actor | King Kong
Colin Lewes Hanks is an American actor. He was born in Sacramento, California, to actors Samantha Lewes and Tom Hanks. Colin is best-known for his work as "Jack Bailey" in the series, The Good Guys (2010) and as "Alex Whitman" in Roswell (1999). Hanks' best-known film role may be in the teen movie, ...
Born: Colin Lewes Dillingham November 24, 1977 in Sacramento, California, USA
96. Armando Riesco
Actor | The Chi
Armando Riesco is a versatile NYC based actor with credits in film, TV, and the stage. He graduated from Northwestern University and has been working consistently in multiple genres with some of the best directors in the business, including Spike Lee, Oliver Stone, Steven Soderbergh, Jonathan Demme...
Born: December 5, 1977 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
97. Lucy Punch
Actress | Into the Woods
Lucy Punch grew up in London and was a member of the National Youth Theatre in her late teens before going to University College London to read History. While she was there she auditioned for TV roles and eventually dropped out to concentrate on acting.
She learned a lot, she says, from working on ...
Born: December 30, 1977 in London, England, UK
98. Kelly Reilly
Actress | Pride & Prejudice
Jessica Kelly Siobhán Reilly (born 18 July 1977) is an English actress. Her performance in After Miss Julie at the Donmar Warehouse made her a star of the London stage and earned her a nomination for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress of 2003. Reilly was born and brought up in Chessington, ...
99. Bree Turner
Actress | Grimm
As a child, Bree spent her time traveling the country with her family and her pro-football player father. During her teens, Turner's parents settled in Northern California where Bree first discovered a love for dance. In high school, she honed her talents in everything from ballet to jazz. When she...