Birth Month Day of 02-29 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Survivor's Remorse
Born a leap year child he excelled academically from elementary through high school as a top honor student. He graduated class salutatorian before moving straight to the Dean's List in college, studying culinary arts and earning the honor of being a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society.
Peter Scanavino was born on February 29, 1980 in Denver, Colorado, USA. He is an actor, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), The Cold Lands (2013) and Banshee (2013). He has been married to Lisha Bai since July 2, 2011. They have two children.
Actor | Get Shorty
Dennis Farina was one of Hollywood's busiest actors and a familiar face to moviegoers and television viewers alike. Recently, he appeared in the feature films, "The Grand," a comedy about a Vegas poker tournament with Woody Harrelson, Cheryl Hines and Ray Romano; "Bottle Shock," also starring Alan ...
4. Joss Ackland
Actor | The Hunt for Red October
Joss Ackland, the distinguished English actor who has appeared in over 100 movies, scores of plays and a plethora of television programs in his six-decade career, was born Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland on February 29, 1928, in North Kensington, London. After attending London's Central School of ...
5. Alex Rocco
Actor | The Godfather
Tough and volatile-looking Italianate character actor Alex Rocco was born in Boston and spent time training with such notable teachers as Leonard Nimoy and Jeff Corey to curb his thick Boston accent. In Hollywood from 1963, he worked as a bartender during the lean years and began his TV career in ...
6. Ja Rule
Actor | The Fast and the Furious
Ja Rule was born on February 29, 1976 in Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jeffrey Atkins. He is an actor, known for The Fast and the Furious (2001), Scary Movie 3 (2003) and Assault on Precinct 13 (2005). He has been married to Aisha Atkins since April 14, 2001. They have three ...
7. Ken Foree
Actor | Halloween
Large, likable, and muscular actor Ken Foree was born as Kentotis Alvin Foree on February 29, 1948, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Foree attended Loyola University in Chicago and studied acting at Michael Shulman's Performing Gallery in New York City. He began his career in off-Broadway theater and ...
Actor | Behind Enemy Lines
While known mostly as an actor, Shane has also ventured into producing, writing and animation. Given his passion for one particular project, he taught himself how to animate and has since been developing multiple projects. He's also ventured into scripted and reality TV as a writer/creator, ...
Actor | The Big Hit
Antonio Sabato Jr. was born on February 29, 1972 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Antonio G. Sabato Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for The Big Hit (1998), Shark Hunter (2001) and General Hospital (1963). He was previously married to Cheryl Moana Marie Nunes and Tully Jensen.
10. Suanne Braun
Actress | The Princess Switch
Suanne made her professional debut in 1988 working as a TV presenter in her native South Africa. For five years, she hosted a travel series "Bon Voyage" which afforded her the opportunity of visiting over 36 countries and saw her winning her first award for excellence in television. Numerous TV ...
11. Dinah Shore
Soundtrack | The Dinah Shore Chevy Show
Her real name was Frances "Fanny" Rose Shore, and she was born in Winchester, Tennessee. Stricken with polio at 18 months of age, she recovered after receiving the Sister Kenny treatment. She became a cheerleader at Hume-Fogg High School in Nashville and went on to graduate from Vanderbilt ...
12. Arnaud Valois
Actor | 120 battements par minute
Arnaud Valois studied acting at Cours Florent. He got discovered in Charlie Says by Nicole Garcia where he played one of the lead roles alongside Jean-Pierre Bacri, Vincent Lindon and Benoît Magimel. He went on to play in Cliente by Josiane Balasko and Girl on the Train by André Techine. After a ...
13. Edward Faulkner
Actor | The Green Berets
Fielden Edward Faulkner II was born on Leap Year (February 29), 1932, in Lexington, Kentucky, where his father owned and operated a prominent building supply company. His mother was a retired piano and music teacher. He was the second of two children; his sister (now deceased) was nearly 19 years ...
15. Arthur Franz
Actor | Monster on the Campus
Arthur Sofield Franz was born in Perth Amboy, NJ, to Dorothy and Gustave Franz, German immigrants. He was a reliable character actor in many '40s and '50s "B" pictures, often cast as a friendly small-town businessman or professional (as in The Doctor and the Girl (1949)) or the lead's sympathetic ...
Director | A Star Is Born
William Wellman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter-director of the original A Star Is Born (1937), was called "Wild Bill" during his World War I service as an aviator, a nickname that persisted in Hollywood due to his larger-than-life personality and lifestyle.
A leap-year baby born in 1896 on the 29th...
18. Michèle Morgan
Actress | La symphonie pastorale
A classic beauty, blonde French actress Michèle Morgan has been one of her country's most popular leading ladies for over five decades. Born in 1920, she studied acting under René Simon and began her career at 15 working as a film extra to pay for drama classes. The young actress soon caught the ...
19. Sharon Hugueny
Actress | Hawaiian Eye
Sharon Elizabeth Hugueny was a leap-year baby, born on February 29, 1944, in Los Angeles, California. She was an intelligent, introspective, and sensitive child who preferred serious reading, writing, and music to the "more frivolous" interests of her peers. Sharon's parents - a World War II Navy ...
21. Rakhee Thakrar
Actress | EastEnders
Rakhee Thakrar was born on February 29, 1984 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Rakhee Mansukh Thakrar. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Page Eight (2011) and Juliet Remembered (2016). She has been married to Vikash Bhai since September 2, 2017.
Producer | Beyond the Law
Bursting onto the indie horror scene at the age of eighteen with his first feature, 'My Pure Joy', James Cullen Bressack has been called "horror's new hope" (Studio City Patch) and "a talent to watch out for" (H.S.T.), also receiving rave reviews on most every major horror website. Released by ...
23. Harvey Jason
Actor | The Lost World: Jurassic Park
Popular stage, film and TV actor Harvey Jason was born on Leap Year's Day, 1940 in London, England. From childhood he aspired to a career as an actor. His efforts, and his substantial talent, paid off. At 19 he was in New York, ready to go. A year later, he was appearing in Joseph Papp's ...
25. Susan Sennett
Actress | Big Bad Mama
Cute, charming, and spunky blonde Susan Sennett was born on February 29, 1952 in Los Angeles, California. She grew up in the San Fernando Valley and attended a charm school on Ventura Boulevard. Sennett was a member of the arts group, Visual Girls, for two years, worked at the teenage fair, and ...
26. Nejat Isler
Actor | Yumurta
Born in Istanbul in 1972, Nejat Isler graduated from Mimar Sinan State Conservatory's Theater Deparment in 1995. He made his first professional TV debut in 1994 in the TV series "Gurur". He continued his professional acting career and took leading roles in a number of TV series and movies. In 2008 ...
Actress | Little Secrets
Caitlin E.J. Meyer was born in Utah. She was born on a leap year, February 29th. She has seven siblings.
She resides in Utah where she is studying Psychology and plans to graduate in the winter of 2013.
The stage and screen have been a big part of her life. Some of her favorite roles include, Juliet,...
31. Steve Hart
Actor | Traffic Warden
Steve Hart was born on February 29, 1972 in London, England as Stephen Hart. He is an actor and writer, known for Traffic Warden (2007), Mirror Mirror : Go90 (2015) and Forest of the Damned (2005). He has been married to Ashley Scott since January 2010. They have two children.
32. Richard Ramirez
Richard Ramirez was a drifter from Texas who ended up in Los Angeles (the serial killer capital of the world) in the early 1980s when 5 serial killers where committing crimes independent of each other.
Ramirez worked as a car mechanic and did odd jobs while in Los Angeles. He was fascinated with "...
34. Phyllis Frelich
Actress | ER
Phyllis was born on Feburary 29, 1944, the oldest of 9 children. She attended North Dakota School for the Deaf, graduating in 1962. She went on to Gallaudet College (renamed Gallaudet University), actively participating in theater there. She finally made her debut on April 2, 1967, on the NBC ...
37. Saul Williams
Actor | K-PAX
Acclaimed New York-based verbal stylist, who has risen to the level of one of the foremost slam poets today. Holds a B.A. in philosophy and acting from Morehouse College, as well as a Masters in Acting from NYU.
Was a staple of NYC's Nuyorican Poets Cafe, where he honed his skill, drawing from ...
40. Tempest Storm
Actress | Mundo depravados
A staple for many years at the El Ray Berlesk theater in Oakland, Tempest Storm had a name suiting her past. She had run away from her home in Eastman, Georgia, after surviving abuse as a child and a rape by a local gang. Ariving in Studio City, Tempest got along well, managing not only on her ...
45. Ella Peel
Actress | Nobody Girl
Ella Peel was born on the leap year February 29, 1996 in Carmarthen, Wales. She is an actress, known for roles in Tracy Beaker Returns (2013), Hinterland (2013) and Ordinary Lies (2015). She is bilingual, speaking Welsh and English, and has worked extensively on both Welsh and English television. ...
46. Jimmy Dorsey
Actor | I Dood It
Legendary saxophonist, conductor, songwriter and composer ("I'm Glad There Is You" and "Contrasts" [his theme]), educated in public schools and a cornet student of his father. Through the 1920s he was a saxophonist in orchestras including those of Paul Whiteman, Red Nichols, and the California ...