Birth Month Day of 05-17 (Sorted by Name Ascending)
1. A.C. Lyles
Actor | The Hunt for Red October
A.C. Lyles was born on May 17, 1918 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Andrew Craddock Lyles Jr. He was a producer and writer, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), Here's Boomer (1980) and Rogue's Gallery (1968). He was married to Martha Troetscher Schaefer and Martha Vickers. He died on ...
4. Adam Del Rio
Actor | The Pursuit of Happyness
Adam was born in Fremont, California. Fremont is located in the San Francisco bay area. He bounced around his younger years to Utah, and then back to San Francisco before ending up in Pacifica, California. Pacifica is where he did most of his growing up. Learning to surf and skateboard at an early ...
5. Adam Epstein
Actor | Aliens: Colonial Marines
Adam Epstein was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. After going to Beachwood High School he went to College at Ohio University. He immediately got a job with the Idaho Falls Padres minor league baseball team doing play-by-play on the radio after finishing school. With broadcasting stops in Kansas ...
7. Adel Emam
Actor | Omaret yakobean
He is a graduate of the faculty of agriculture. He was more popular in theatres for his role in Madrasat Al Moshaghebin (School of Rascals). He became more famous in the 1970s for his comedic roles in Searching for a Scandal (1973) (Search for a scandal) and Khalli Balek min Aalak (Take care of your...
22. Alban Blakelock
Actor | Murder in the Cathedral
Alban Blakelock was born on May 17, 1897 in Wood Green, London, England as Leonard Alban Blakelock. He was an actor, known for Murder in the Cathedral (1951), The Avengers (1961) and Vanity Fair (1956). He was married to Renee Blakelock. He died on December 6, 1966 in Bayswater, London.
27. Alec Clunes
Actor | Quentin Durward
In the 1940s and 50s, there were few greater classical actors in Britain than Alec Clunes. Born into a show business family, he began his career with Ben Greet's company and, later, he worked at the Old Vic Theatre. He played numerous Shakespearian roles and, in 1942, took over the Arts Theatre in ...
28. Alec De Rosa
Alec De Rosa was born on May 17, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Alec Robert DeRosa.
30. Alejandro Edda
Actor | American Made
Best known for his charismatic and positive personality, Alejandro Edda was born in Puebla, Mexico. Growing up as an only child, Alejandro always had the curiosity of creating non-existing worlds and characters. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend I.R.M, one of the finest ...
32. Aleksandr Lenkov
Actor | Klyuchi ot neba
Aleksandr Lenkov was born on May 17, 1943 in Rasskazovo, Tambovskaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR as Aleksandr Sergeevich Lenkov. He was an actor, known for Klyuchi ot neba (1965), Neznayka na Lune (1997) and The Barber of Siberia (1998). He was married to Elena Lenkova. He died on April 21, 2014 in Moscow,...
36. Alex Wright
Actor | WCW Monday Nitro
Retired second-generation German professional wrestler, trainer, promoter and businessman best known for his work for WCW from 1994 all the way to the bitter end in 2001. He trained under his father Steve Wright while still a teenager and debuted at the age of 16, as well as working in Japan. He ...
42. Alice Backes
Actress | Gable and Lombard
A long long career. 140 roles in films ('I Want to Live', 'The Glory Guys', 'The Cat from Outer Space'...) and on television ('Bachelor Father', 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents', 'Lux Video Theatre'...). And many many radio shows ('This Is Your FBI', 'Dangerous Assignment', 'Suspense, 'The Whistler '......
Alice Hammerstein was born on May 17, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA. She was married to Philip Mathias. She died on February 26, 2015 in New York.
44. Alice Ochs
Camera Department | American Masters
Alice Ochs was born on May 17, 1944 as Alice Elizabeth Skinner. She is known for her work on American Masters (1985) and Phil Ochs: There But for Fortune (2010). She was married to Phil Ochs. She died on November 27, 2010 in Novato, California, USA.
47. Alistair Overeem
Actor | Amsterdam Heavy
Originally from Hounslow, England, Alistair Cees Overeem spent most of his life in Holland. Along with his older brother, Valentijn Overeem, Alistair was brought by his mother to Holland at age 6 after she and their father divorced. Alistair's interest in combat sports began at 15, when Valentijn ...
49. Allan Tsao
Director | Ghost Soldier
Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Allan came to the United States with his parents and younger brother, Perry, at the age of six and speaks fluent Chinese (Mandarin). He went on to receive an honorable mention at the Queens College: Cultural Heritage Competition for piano in 1999. At the time of his ...