Birth Month Day of 08-18 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Keeping the Faith
American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.
His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...
Actor | Dirty Dancing
Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes), a choreographer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982. ...
Actor | The Natural
Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955,...
4. Andy Samberg
Actor | Saturday Night Live
Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed The Lonely Island, whose short ...
Actor | True Romance
Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City, to Michael Hawkins, a well-known soap actor, and Mary Jo Slater (née Lawton), a casting agent. Christian started in show business early, appearing on the soap opera The Edge of Night (1956) in 1976 at the age of 7. He ...
Actress | Teen Beach 2
Maia Mitchell is an Australian singer/song writer and actress from Lismore, New South Wales. She learned to play the guitar at a very young age and her talent has been included on The Fosters (2013) - an ABC Family show that aired in June 2013, where Maia plays one of the main roles of "Callie ...
Actress | Twelve Monkeys
Madeleine Stowe was born in Los Angeles, California, to Mireya Maria (Mora Steinvorth) and Robert Alfred Stowe, a civil engineer. Her mother was a from a prominent political family in Costa Rica. Stowe grew up in Eagle Rock, a working-class neighborhood of Los Angeles. At age ten she started ...
Director | Chinatown
Roman Polanski is a Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few truly international filmmakers. Roman Polanski was born in Paris in 1933.
His parents returned to Poland from France in 1936, three years ...
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 ...
10. Mika Boorem
Actress | Hollywood.Con
Mika Boorem directed, starred in, wrote and produced the 2019 feature length film titled, Hollywood.Con. The film stars Tom Arnold, Devin Ratray, Herbert Russell, Brian Krause, Paige Howard, Cody Kasch and more. Boorem has directed several music videos and experimental films. Her short films have ...
11. Sarita Choudhury
Actress | Lady in the Water
After her debut film Mississippi Masala (1991) became an art house hit, Sarita Choudhury was determined not to "go Hollywood," focusing her acting energies on independent film instead.
Raised in Jamaica, Mexico, and Italy, the half-Indian, half-English Choudhury studied economics at Queens ...
12. Jacob Vargas
Actor | Luke Cage
Jacob Vargas began his acting career when he was discovered breakdancing in a schoolyard at age 12. His introduction to acting came with a bit part as a breakdancer on the hit TV show Diff'rent Strokes (1978). In 1995 he won the very first ALMA Award (for Emerging Artist of the Year) for his work ...
14. Denis Leary
Writer | Rescue Me
Denis Leary was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Nora (Sullivan) and John Leary, Irish immigrants who had grown up together. His mother was a maid and his father was an auto mechanic. After a childhood in the 1960s, Leary went to Emerson College in Boston, where he tried his ...
15. Carole Bouquet
Actress | For Your Eyes Only
Carole Bouquet is a French actress and fashion model. She is best known for played Bond girl Melina Havelock in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only (1981).
She also starred in That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), Nemo (1984), The Bridge (1999) and Do Not Disturb (2014).
In 2017 she starred in the...
16. Shelley Winters
Actress | The Poseidon Adventure
Shelley Winters was born Shirley Schrift of very humble beginnings on August 18, 1920 (some sources list 1922) in East St. Louis, Illinois. Her mother, Rose Winter, was born in Missouri, to Austrian Jewish parents, and her father, Jonas Schrift, was an Austrian Jewish immigrant. She had one sibling...
Actor | The Cosby Show
Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal.
Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show." His ...
Actress | The Game Plan
Elizabeth Chambers was born on August 18, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for The Game Plan (2007), Criminal Minds (2005) and Rolling Kansas (2003). She has been married to Armie Hammer since May 22, 2010. They have two children.
19. Martin Mull
Actor | Clue
Offbeat funnyman Martin Mull was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children of Betty, an actress and director, and Harold Mull, a carpenter. He was raised in Ohio. The blond-maned, blue-eyed comedian with the sad, droopy mustache first came in contact with the arts by honing in on his ...
21. Joan Taylor
Actress | Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Joan Taylor's mother, Amelia Berky, was a vaudeville singing-dancing star in the 1920s. Her father was a prop man in Hollywood during that same period, but, after Joan's birth, the family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois, where her father managed a movie theater. She developed a love of movies from ...
Actress | Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends
Actress, designer, philanthropist, and curator. After 17 years in the entertainment industry, it is safe to say this young woman is more than what meets the eye. Parker originates from humble beginnings in Los Angeles, CA where she started developing her acting skills at the tender age of four. In ...
24. Reg E. Cathey
Actor | Fantastic Four
Born into a military family in Huntsville, Alabama -- his father was an army vet who had served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, while his mother held a somewhat mysterious job in the Department of Defence -- Reg E. Cathey spent much of his early childhood living on a rural farmhouse in Germany....
29. Glenn Plummer
Actor | Strange Days
On a foundation of talent, unbridled dedication and a passionate mindset, Glenn Plummer has enjoyed a successful acting career that spans almost two decades. He has starred in such feature films as Saw II (2005), Dennis Hopper's Colors (1988), Menace II Society (1993), Showgirls (1995), The Salton ...
30. Max Charles
Actor | The Strain
At just 15 years of age, Max Charles is already an industry veteran, landing coveted roles on and off the big screen and working with some of Hollywood's most respected and acclaimed actors, writers and directors.
Most recently, this charismatic and endearing young talent was nominated as "Best ...
33. Becca Brown
Actress | The School of Rock
Becca Brown (they/them/theirs) is a Filipinx-Jewish actor, musician, comedian, and writer. They have been performing guitar since the age of 4. In the 4th grade, Becca performed on the NPR show From the Top, which eventually led to their being discovered and cast in the 2003 film School of Rock. ...
34. Emma Amos
Actress | Bridget Jones's Diary
Emma Amos was born on August 18, 1964 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Secrets & Lies (1996) and The Last Detective (2003). She has been married to Jonathan Coy since 1998. They have one child.
35. Eniko Parrish
Self | Entertainment Tonight
Born in Baltimore, Maryland and who became engaged to Kevin Hart after a long-term relationship and on her 30th birthday, Eniko Parrish is of mixed Afro-Carribean heritage. Often seen on popular social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook along with her celebrity comedian actor ...
Producer | Cobain: Montage of Heck
Frances Bean Cobain was born on August 18, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is known for her work on Cobain: Montage of Heck (2015), Nirvana: Sliver (1993) and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (2012). She was previously married to Isaiah Silva.
Actor | Ryan's Daughter
Christopher Jones was a brief cult star of the late '60s counterculture era and a would-be rebel successor to James Dean had he wanted it. Born William Franklin Jones amid rather impoverished surroundings to a grocery clerk in Jackson, Tennessee, in 1941, his artist mother had to be ...
39. Gail Fisher
Actress | Mannix
A classy, smart-looking, spectacularly beautiful African-American actress who broke racial barriers in 1970s Hollywood but suffered greatly in her private life years after her TV glory days, award-winning actress Gail Fisher was born on August 18, 1935, in Orange, New Jersey, the youngest of five ...
40. Darren Pettie
Actor | The International
Born in Alabama, Darren trained at the Juilliard School of Performing Arts and graduated in 1996. Since then, he has worked extensively on the New York stage. He lives in New York City. He achieved his first nationwide notoriety with the recurring role of slick, bisexual tobacco heir Lee Garner, Jr...
41. Heino Ferch
Actor | Der Untergang
Heino Ferch was born on August 18, 1963 in Bremerhaven, Bremen, Germany. He is an actor, known for Downfall (2004), The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008) and The Tunnel (2001). He has been married to Marie-Jeanette Steinle since August 10, 2005. They have two children.
43. Grainger Hines
Actor | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
A veteran actor with numerous credits, Grainger appeared in Joel and Ethan Coen's, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018). Hines plays Mr. Arthur in "The Gal Who Got Rattled" in the anthology film. Grainger spent two seasons on Steven Soderbergh', The Knick (2014) as Captain August Robertson and he ...
44. Grant Williams
Actor | The Incredible Shrinking Man
As a child, Williams acted in summer stock productions. After graduation from high school he joined the Air Force for a four-year stint. Then, returning to New York, he took acting classes with Lee Strasberg. A few minor Broadway roles followed as did parts on some live TV dramas. One of these ...
45. Don Keefer
Actor | Sleeper
Don Keefer was born on August 18, 1916 in Highspire, Pennsylvania, USA as Donald Hood Keefer. He was an actor, known for Sleeper (1973), Creepshow (1982) and Liar Liar (1997). He was married to Catherine McLeod. He died on September 7, 2014 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.
46. Rhonda Dent
Actress | Victoria Gotti: My Father's Daughter
Canadian actress Rhonda Dent (born in 1978 in Langley, British Columbia) finished her theatrical studies in 1998 before starting her professional acting career in 1999 at the age of 20. Rhonda is the daughter of Anne(nurse) & Ronald (Lawyer). Rhonda's father Ron, was a World War Two veteran, and ...
48. Katie Lyons
Actress | Boy A
Katie is an actor and writer, originally from Southampton. Whilst attending the Gantry Youth Theatre she was cast in two Peter Kosminsky films for ITV (No Child of Mine and Walking on The Moon). Katie studied Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths College, and became one third of comedy group ...
50. Max Wasa
Actress | Astro
Max Wasa is a long-time industry professional.
Max is a classically-trained musician; LA Music Award winner for Life time achievement record producer; nationally-recognized children's writer; green product developer; the creative force behind Hopey The Hound Dog, The Delicate Dragonfly, Kid ...