Birth Month Day of 08-05 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Mark Strong

Actor | Kingsman: The Golden Circle

British actor Mark Strong, who played Jim Prideaux in the 2011 remake of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), is often cast as cold, calculating villains. But before he became a famous actor, he intended to pursue a career in law.

Strong was born Marco Giuseppe Salussolia in London, England, to an ...

2. James Gunn

Writer | Guardians of the Galaxy

James Gunn was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, to Leota and James Francis Gunn. He is from a large Catholic family, with Irish and Czech ancestry. His father and his uncles were all lawyers. He has been writing and performing as long as he can remember. He began making 8mm films at the age ...

3. Olivia Holt

Actress | Ultimate Spider-Man

Olivia Holt was born in Germantown, Tennessee to parents, Mark and Kim Holt. When she was only 3 years old, she started singing and acting on the stage. Besides acting and singing, she has been a competitive gymnast for the past 5 years, and a competitive cheerleader for the past few years. At ...

4. Josie Totah

Actress | Champions

Josie Totah is an immensely talented actor, comedian, singer and writer with a gift for bringing dynamic characters to life. As she fearlessly evolves her body of work with each new project, Totah is fast proving to be one of Hollywood's most engaging and sought after young talents. Totah has been ...

5. Jesse Williams

Actor | The Cabin in the Woods

Jesse Wesley Williams born August 5, 1981 is an American actor, model, and activist, best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC Television series Grey's Anatomy. He also appears in the hit 2013 film Lee Daniels' The Butler as real life civil rights leader Rev. James Lawson. Previous ...

6. John Huston

Director | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

An eccentric rebel of epic proportions, this Hollywood titan reigned supreme as director, screenwriter and character actor in a career that endured over five decades. The ten-time Oscar-nominated legend was born John Marcellus Huston in Nevada, Missouri, on August 5, 1906. His ancestry was English,...

7. Sophie Winkleman

Actress | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Sophie Winkleman was born on August 5, 1980 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), Peep Show (2003) and Suzie Gold (2004). She has been married to Lord Frederick Windsor since September 12, 2009. They have ...

8. Janet McTeer

Actress | Albert Nobbs

Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. She was raised in York from the age of 6. She attended Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, where there was not much opportunity for drama. She became interested in acting at age 16, when she saw "...

9. Loni Anderson

Actress | WKRP in Cincinnati

A buxom, be-dimpled, pert-nosed knockout, Loni Anderson took an assured place on one of the television sex symbol pedestals during the late 1970s and early 1980s. A breakout hit in her Emmy-nominated role as Jennifer Marlowe on the sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati (1978), she later became a soap-styled ...

10. Maureen McCormick

Actress | The Brady Bunch

Maureen Denise McCormick was born on August 5, 1956 to Richard and Irene McCormick. The youngest of four children, she has three brothers Michael, Dennis and Kevin. Her acting career began at age six when she won the Baby Miss San Fernando Valley contest, which opened up the glamorous world of ...

11. John Saxon

Actor | A Nightmare on Elm Street

John Saxon has appeared in nearly 200 roles in the movies and on television in a more-than half-century-long career that has stretched over seven decades since he made his big screen debut in 1954 in uncredited small roles in It Should Happen to You (1954) and George Cukor's A Star Is Born (1954). ...

12. Jonathan Silverman

Actor | Weekend at Bernie's

Jonathan Silverman was born on August 5, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jonathan Elihu Silverman. He is known for his work on Weekend at Bernie's (1989), Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986) and Another Dirty Movie (2012). He has been married to Jennifer Finnigan since May 22, 2007. They have one...

13. Tawny Kitaen

Actress | Bachelor Party

Tawny Kitaen was born on August 5, 1961 in San Diego, California, USA as Julie Kitaen. She is an actress and producer, known for Bachelor Party (1984), The Perils of Gwendoline in the Land of the Yik Yak (1984) and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995). She was previously married to Chuck Finley ...

14. Mimi Keene

Actress | EastEnders

Mimi Keene (born 5 August 1998) is a British actress, known for her role as Cindy Williams in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Keene studied at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts from 2009-2014.

Keene's career began on the stage, making her professional debut playing Janey in Kin at The Royal Court ...

15. Ko Shibasaki

Actress | Batoru rowaiaru

Ko Shibasaki was born on August 5, 1981 in Tokyo. Her real name is Yukie Yamamura (Ko Shibasaki is a main character of her favorite manga). She started her career at 14 when her talent was discovered by a star agent. She has worked in many TV shows and commercials, starting to become more famous ...

16. Robert Taylor

Actor | Quo Vadis

Born Spangler Arlington Brugh, Robert Taylor began displaying a diversity of talents in his youth on the plains of Nebraska. At Beatrice High School, he was a standout track athlete, but also showed a talent for using his voice, winning several oratory awards. He was a musician and played the cello...

17. Scott William Winters

Actor | Good Will Hunting

Scott William Winters is the brother of actor Dean Winters and writer Brad Winters. His sister Blair is married to executive producer/writer Jorge Zamacona. Scott is married to Jennifer Logan Winters. They have 2 daughters, Grace and Faith. Scott is from New York and attended Northwestern ...

18. Iddo Goldberg

Actor | Peaky Blinders

Iddo Goldberg was born on August 5, 1975 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor and producer, known for Peaky Blinders (2013), The Zookeeper's Wife (2017) and Salem (2014). He has been married to Ashley Madekwe since June 17, 2012.

19. Erika Slezak

Actress | One Life to Live

Erika Slezak was born on August 5, 1946 in Hollywood, California, USA as Erika Alma Hermina Slezak. She is an actress, known for One Life to Live (1968), One Life to Live (2013) and Full Circle (1996). She has been married to Brian Davies since August 4, 1978. They have two children. She was ...

20. Wanda Ventham

Actress | UFO

Wanda Ventham was born on August 5, 1935 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. She is an actress, known for UFO (1970), Invasion: UFO (1974) and Sherlock (2010). She has been married to Timothy Carlton since 1976. They have one child. She was previously married to James D. Tabernacle.

21. Ami Foster

Actress | Punky Brewster

Ami Foster was born on August 5, 1975 in the USA. She is an actress, known for Punky Brewster (1984), Pound Puppies (1986) and Snoopy: The Musical (1988).

22. Kajol

Actress | Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Kajol was born on August 5, 1974 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Kajol Mukherjee. She is an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Fanaa (2006) and My Name Is Khan (2010). She has been married to Ajay Devgn since February 24, 1999. They have two children.

23. Ahsaas Channa

Actress | Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

Ahsaas Channa was born circa 1999. Her father is a Punjabi film producer while her mother is a television actress. She started her career at a very young age. She did her debut with the movie Vaastu Shastra where she played the role of Rohan, Sushmita Sen's son. She also played a boy in My Friend ...

24. Natalie Trundy

Actress | Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Fair, freckled and quite lovely, actress Natalie Trundy had quite a promising career approaching adulthood in the late 1950s until a serious car accident put a serious halt to things. As Natalie Campana, she was the elder of two daughters born to Bostonian parents. A child model, she took dance ...

25. Clayton Rohner

Actor | Ozark

Clayton Rohner was born on August 5, 1957 in Palo Alto, California, USA as Clayton Montague Rohner. He is an actor and director, known for Ozark (2017), Good vs Evil (1999) and Just One of the Guys (1985).

26. Billie Hayes

Actress | The Black Cauldron

Delightfully talented Billie Hayes was born August 5, 1932 in the small town of DuQuoin, Illinois, USA. She started in show business at 9 years old as a tap dancer in local clubs. She was encouraged but not "pushed" by her parents after she expressed the desire to do so.

By the time she was in her ...

27. Barbara Flynn

Actress | Miss Potter

Born on 5th August 1948 in Hastings, East Sussex, England. She started her television career in 1970 in the TV series A Family at War (1970), cast as Freda Ashton. She became better known following her appearances in The Beiderbecke Affair (1985), The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987) and The Beiderbecke ...

28. Honor Kneafsey

Actress | Miss You Already

Honor Kneafsey was born on August 5, 2004. She is an actress, known for Miss You Already (2015), Crooked House (2017) and A Christmas Prince (2017).

29. Lorri Bagley

Actress | The Stepford Wives

Lorri Bagley was born on August 5, 1973 in Dallas, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for The Stepford Wives (2004), Trick (1999) and Tommy Boy (1995).

30. Mickey Shaughnessy

Actor | From Here to Eternity

Mickey Shaugnessy, the Irish-American character actor best known for his portrayal of Elvis Presley's musical mentor in the rock n' roll classic "Jailhouse Rock" (1957), was born Joseph Michael Shaughnessy on August 5, 1920 in New York City. As a performer, the young Mickey made his bones on the ...

31. Kara Tointon

Actress | EastEnders

Standing at an average 5ft 5in, with a cheeky glint in her deep brown eyes we have Kara Tointon - a girl who is anything but average. She was brought into the world on August 5th 1983 in a large Essex town called Southend-On-Sea.. Ambitious and confident from an early age, Kara often made up her ...

32. Neil Armstrong

Actor | Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers' Journey of Invention

Neil Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA as Neil Alden Armstrong. He is known for his work on Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers' Journey of Invention (2003), Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey (2010) and Footprints on the Moon: Apollo 11 (1969). He was married to Carol ...

33. Darren Shahlavi

Actor | I Spy

Darren Shahlavi was seven years old when he started training in martial arts in an old drama theatre in Manchester, England. Inspired by Bruce Lees films and other action movies such as Star Wars, he dreamed of being a movie actor and would show up to his Judo class at the drama hall early to watch...

34. John Jarratt

Actor | Wolf Creek

John Jarratt was born on August 5, 1951 in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. He is an actor, known for Wolf Creek (2005), Wolf Creek 2 (2013) and Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975).

35. Ethan Erickson

Actor | Jawbreaker

Ethan Erickson was born on August 5, 1973 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Ethan Skip Erickson. He is an actor, known for Jawbreaker (1999), John Dies at the End (2012) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).

36. Joanne Samuel

Actress | Mad Max

Joanne Samuel was born on August 5, 1957 in Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia. She is an actress and director, known for Mad Max (1979), Stinson Creek (2018) and Hey Dad..! (1987).

37. Joan Hickson

Actress | Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side

Joan Hickson was born in 1906 at Kingsthorpe, Northampton. Her stage career began with provincial theater in 1927, going on to a long series of West End comedies, usually playing the part of a confused or eccentric middle-age woman. She performed at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, at the time ...

38. Reginald Owen

Actor | Mary Poppins

Born August 5th, 1887 in England, Reginald Owen was among Hollywood's busier character actors, making more than 80 films. He was educated in England at Sir Herbert Tree's Academy of Dramatic Arts. Owen excelled and made his professional debut also in England at the age of 18. He came to New York in...

39. Elle McKinnon

Actress | Wonder

2017 was a breakout year for 11-year-old Vancouver Actress, Elle McKinnon. Elle booked the role of 'Charlotte' in the Oscar-nominated, Lionsgate feature "Wonder" and co-starred with Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay and Mandy Patinkin.

"Wonder" just passed $250mm WWBO and continues to ...

40. David Brian

Actor | Intruder in the Dust

David Brian was born Brian James David on August 5, 1914 in New York City. After graduating from City College, he found work as a doorman before entering show business with a song-and-dance routine in vaudeville and in nightclubs. He did a wartime stint with the United States Coast Guard and ...

41. Ryan McDonald

Actor | 2012

Ryan McDonald was born on August 5, 1984 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada as Ryan James McDonald. He is an actor, known for 2012 (2009), The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) and Halloween: Resurrection (2002).

42. Parley Baer

Actor | License to Drive

Parley Baer was born on August 5, 1914 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Parley Edward Baer. He was an actor, known for License to Drive (1988), A Fever in the Blood (1961) and Dave (1993). He was married to Ernestine Clark. He died on November 22, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

43. Ja'net DuBois

Actress | Good Times

Ja'Net is a multi-talented and diverse performer. She grew up in Brooklyn, NY and began her career on Broadway. She has appeared in various plays, including "Golden Boy" with Sammy Davis Jr. and Louis Gossett Jr., and "A Raisin in the Sun".

Ja'Net moved onto TV roles, receiving a Peabody Award for a...

44. Suzuka Ohgo

Actress | Memoirs of a Geisha

Suzuka Ohgo was born on August 5, 1993 in Zama, Japan as Meriko Kitamura. She is an actress, known for Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Gokusen (2002) and Sexy Voice and Robo (2007).

45. Joan Weldon

Actress | Them!

A blue-eyed, chestnut-haired beauty, Joan Weldon trained to be a singer, and made her professional debut as a member of the San Francisco Opera Company. While appearing with the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Company, she came to the attention of Warner Brothers, who took her out of grand opera and ...

46. Tara Karsian

Actress | Doubt

Tara Karsian was born on August 5, 1965. She is an actress, known for Doubt (2017), BFFs (2014) and Review (2014).

47. Carole Laure

Actress | Les fils de Marie

Before she became an actress Carole Laure was a teacher. She was born on August 5, 1950 in Montreal (Québec) Canada. The profession she has chosen did not give her any satisfaction. She met some young Canadian film makers, that resulted in her first appearance as an actress, age twenty, in Mon ...

48. Adam Irigoyen

Actor | Shake It Up

Adam Irigoyen began his acting career at the age of 11. He appeared in multiple commercials and print campaigns before guest-starring on the Disney Channel's Emmy Award-winning series, Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), which eventually led to an audition for the role of "Deuce Martinez" on Shake It ...

49. Mark Cendrowski

Director | The Big Bang Theory

Mark Cendrowski was born on August 5, 1959 as Mark Michael Cendrowski. He is a director and assistant director, known for The Big Bang Theory (2007), The Winner (2007) and Men at Work (2012). He is married to Cynthia Glazar. They have two children.

50. Sandy Kenyon

Actor | The Fugitive

He's known for his appearance as the navigator "Magellan" on The Twilight Zone season two episode "The Odyssey of Flight 33," which was the only story Rod Serling's brother, Robert J., worked on. He also appeared in several episodes of Knots Landing's 1984/85 season as the pastor/host of the ...


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