31st July Birthdays

by SScout98 | created - 26 Dec 2017 | updated - 26 Dec 2017 | Public

Born on July 31st

1. Dean Cain

Actor | God's Not Dead

Dean Cain was born Dean George Tanaka in Mount Clemens, Michigan, to actress Sharon Thomas Cain and Roger Tanaka. His mother married his adoptive father, director Christopher Cain, when Dean was three. Though he grew up in Malibu and attended Santa Monica High School, his career plans favored ...

2. Alexis Knapp

Actress | Pitch Perfect

Alexis Merizalde Knapp hails from Allegheny in Pennsylvania. She worked as a model before breaking into acting, starting with small roles in Couples Retreat (2009) and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010). She also came to public attention during a high-profile relationship...

3. Marcella Bragio

Sorry to Bother You

Marcella Bragio is a San Francisco based actress with numerous TV and movie credits. After establishing herself as a successful model in national adds with stars such as Steve Young and Jerry Rice, she transitioned to acting into 2015. A member of SAG-AFTRA, she continues to be in demand model and ...

4. J.K. Rowling

Writer | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Joanne Rowling was born in Yate, near Bristol, a few miles south of a town called Dursley ("Harry Potter"'s Muggle-family). Her father Peter Rowling was an engineer for Rolls Royce in Bristol at this time. Her mother, Anne, was half-French and half-Scottish. They met on a train as it left King's ...

5. Wesley Snipes

Actor | Blade

Wesley Trent Snipes was born in Orlando, Florida, to Marian (Long), a teacher's assistant, and SMSGT Wesley Rudolph Snipes, an aircraft engineer. He grew up on the streets of the South Bronx in New York City, where he very early decided that dance and the theatre were to be his career. He attended ...

6. Charlie Carver

Actor | The Boys in the Band

Charlie Carver was born in San Francisco, California.

At a young age, Charlie moved up to a small town in the Napa Valley. It was there in school that Charlie had his first exposure to acting. He went on to study at the Interlochen Arts Academy, ACT San Francisco, and the University of Southern ...

7. Al Sapienza

Actor | The Sopranos

Al Sapienza was born in New York City. Started studying music at the age of eight. Got hit with the acting bug when he was twelve. Five months after graduating NYU he landed a role in the Broadway musical "Beatlemania". Stayed in that show for five years and headed out to Los Angeles. He studied ...

8. Alan Autry

Actor | In the Heat of the Night

He was raised in Riverdale, California, in the San Joaquin Valley. He was a star player at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA before being drafted by the Green Bay Packers.

9. Amanda Stepto

Actress | Degrassi Junior High

Amanda Stepto was born on July 31, 1970 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is an actress, known for Degrassi High (1987), Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001) and Degrassi: Minis (2005).

10. Annie Parisse

Actress | National Treasure

Annie Parisse was born on July 31, 1975 in Anchorage, Alaska, USA as Anne Marie Cancelmi. She is an actress, known for National Treasure (2004), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) and One for the Money (2012).

11. Ben Chaplin

Actor | The Thin Red Line

With charm to spare and dark, unassumingly handsome looks, British actor Ben Chaplin arrived on the Hollywood scene in smart and sexy fashion with the comedy The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996). While his habit for avoiding mainstream artificiality in favor of small, intense, independent ...

12. Blake Michael

Actor | Lemonade Mouth

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Blake Michael is best known for his leading roles in Disney's Dog With a Blog and Lemonade Mouth. He began his career at the age of 3 booking numerous print jobs. When Blake was 5, he enrolled in acting classes with Lisina (Longo) Stoneburner at the Company Acting Studio ...

13. Brent Smiga

Actor | Machete

Brent Smiga was born on July 31, 1970 in Victoria, Texas, USA as Brent Michael Smiga. He is an actor, known for Machete (2010), Three Burials (2005) and Walker, Texas Ranger (1993).

14. Brittany Byrnes

Actress | Scorched

Brittany Byrnes was born on July 31, 1987 in Australia as Brittany Anne Byrnes. She is an actress, known for Scorched (2008), Little Oberon (2005) and Swimming Upstream (2003).

15. Cassi Davis

Actress | House of Payne

Cassi Davis was born on July 31, 1964 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for House of Payne (2006), Madea's Big Happy Family (2011) and Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016).

16. Christian Byers

Actor | Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger

Christian Byers was born on July 31, 1993 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is an actor and writer, known for Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008), The Tree (2010) and December Boys (2007).

17. Christina Cox

Actress | The Chronicles of Riddick

The youngest of three girls, Christina was born just outside Toronto. She carried a double major of theater and dance at the prestigious Arts York at Unionville High School. She went on to further her training at the Ryerson Theatre School of Toronto, among such alumni as Eric McCormack and David ...

18. Clemente Rodriguez

Self | Fox Sports: Copa Libertadores

Clemente Rodriguez was previously married to Julieta Araujo.

19. Dirk Blocker

Actor | Poltergeist

Dirk Blocker was born on July 31, 1957 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Dennis Dirk Blocker. He is an actor, known for Poltergeist (1982), Prince of Darkness (1987) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013). He has been married to Danielle Aubuchon since November 3, 1990.

20. Emilia Fox

Actress | The Pianist

Emilia Fox was born on July 31, 1974 in London, England as Emilia Lydia Rose Fox. She is an actress and producer, known for The Pianist (2002), Cashback (2006) and The Soul Keeper (2002). She was previously married to Jared Harris.

21. Eric Lively

Actor | The Butterfly Effect 2

Eric Lively was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in California. His mother, Elaine Lively (née McAlpin), is an acting coach and talent manager, and his father, Ernie Lively (born Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr.), is an actor and teacher. His family works in the Entertainment Industry, with his sister ...

22. Ernie Dingo

Actor | 'Crocodile' Dundee II

Ernie Dingo was born on July 31, 1956 in Western Australia, Australia as Ernest Ashley Dingo. He is an actor and writer, known for Crocodile Dundee II (1988), Bran Nue Dae (2009) and Until the End of the World (1991).

23. Eve Best

Actress | The King's Speech

Attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

She was nominated for the 2008 Tony Award (New York City) for Best Actress in a Drama for "The Homecoming".

She was nominated for the 2007 Tony Award (New York City) for Best Actress in a Drama for "A Moon for the Misbegotten".

She won the 2005 Olivier Award...

24. Fabián Polosecki

Self | La vereda de la sombra

Fabián Polosecki was born on July 31, 1964 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He died on December 3, 1996 in Santos Lugares, Pcia. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

25. Gerald Anthony

Actor | One Life to Live

Gerald Anthony was born on July 31, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Gerald Anthony Bucciarelli. He was an actor and director, known for One Life to Live (1968), General Hospital (1963) and All My Children (1970). He was married to Brynn Thayer. He died on May 28, 2004 in Butler, New Jersey...

26. Greg Travis

Actor | Starship Troopers

A native of Dallas, Texas, Greg has been a natural actor and award winning- stage performer since the age of twelve. During his thirty year career with well over 70 professional credits, Greg has worked with such A-list directors as: Zack Snyder, David Lynch, Paul Verhoeven, Bob Rafelson & Milos ...

27. Ian Roberts

Actor | Superman Returns

Ian Roberts was born on July 31, 1965 in London, England. He is known for his work on Superman Returns (2006), My Christmas Wish (2014) and The Cut (2009).

28. James Harvey Ward

Actor | Low Winter Sun

James Harvey Ward was born on July 31, 1978 in Greenville, North Carolina, USA as James Harvey Ward IV. He is an actor, known for Low Winter Sun (2013), True Blood (2008) and Criminal Minds (2005). He has been married to Lorraine Ward since 2013. They have two children.

29. James Read

Actor | Legally Blonde

James Christopher Read was born on July 31, 1953, in Buffalo, New York, into a well prospered family. He had never dreamed about acting until his collegiate years. He started studying law at the University of Oregon, but close to his graduation, he discovered his love for theatre. He left the ...

30. Jay Bontatibus

Actor | General Hospital

Jay was born in Connecticut and raised in Connecticut and New York City to parents Michael and Frances Bontatibus. He is the 3rd child of 4, with 2 brothers and a sister.

Trained as a stage actor in NYC, he got his breakthrough role playing "Tony Viscardi" on the CBS soap, The Young and the Restless...

31. Jayce Bartok

Actor | SubUrbia

Jayce began his journey as a filmmaker acting in numerous films and television shows, most notably Richard Linklater's Suburbia, Sam Rami's Spiderman, Tom McCarthy's The Station Agent, and most recently, Ava Duvernay's When They See Us. Jayce's first screenplay, The Cake Eaters (Screen Media), ...

32. Jessica Williams

Actress | The Incredible Jessica James

Jessica Williams was born on July 31, 1989 in California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Incredible Jessica James (2017), Booksmart (2019) and Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015).

33. Jim True-Frost

Actor | The Hudsucker Proxy

Jim True-Frost was born on July 31, 1966 in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA as James True. He is an actor, known for The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Singles (1992) and American Odyssey (2015). He has been married to Cora Frost since June 5, 1999. They have two children.

34. Jodi Ann Paterson

Actress | Dude, Where's My Car?

Strikingly gorgeous brunette stunner Jodi Ann Paterson was born on July 31, 1975 in Balikpapan, Indonesia. Her mother is Indonesian and her father is an American of mixed Swiss and English descent. Jodi's family moved to Oregon when she was two years old. She grew up in Springfield, Oregon. ...

35. Joey Richter

Actor | The Trail to Oregon!

Joseph Michael "Joey" Richter is an actor, singer, and internet personality. Born in Laguna Niguel, he grew up in Southern California. Joey attended the University of Michigan and received a BFA in Theater Performance with a Minor in Global Media Studies.

He is most likely known for his portrayal of...

36. Kara Hamilton

Actress | Just Like Heaven

Kara Hamilton was born on July 31, 1975 in Annapolis, Maryland, USA as Kara Anne Hamilton. She is known for her work on Just Like Heaven (2005), The Last Request (2006) and The Awakened (2012). She was married to Matthew Novotny. She died on July 3, 2017 in Tiburon, California, USA.

37. Lane Davies

Actor | Santa Barbara

Lane Davies was born in Dalton, Georgia. Though perhaps best known for sardonic roles in television comedy and drama, during 30 years as a stage actor, Lane has performed such roles as Hamlet, Macbeth, Richard III, King Lear, Petruchio, Henry V and Cyrano de Bergerac in companies from San Diego to ...

38. Larry Romano

Actor | Lock Up

Larry Romano is an experienced actor with over 25 years' experience in television, movies, and theatre. His acting credits include "The King of Queens," "Donnie Brasco," "The Thin Red Line", "NYPD Blue", "CSI, NY", "LA Law" and "Lock Up". He has appeared on screen with many acclaimed actors, ...

39. Laura Soltis

Actress | Hiccups

Laura Soltis was born on July 31, 1961 in Joliet, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Hiccups (2010), Step Up All In (2014) and Black Sash (2003). She was previously married to Gary Sandy.

40. Leona Naess

Soundtrack | How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

Leona Naess was born on July 31, 1974 in New York City, New York, USA.

41. Loren Dean

Actor | Say Anything...

Loren Dean was born on July 31, 1969 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA as Loren Dean Jovicic. He is an actor, known for Say Anything... (1989), Enemy of the State (1998) and Space Cowboys (2000).

42. Louis de Funès

Actor | Les aventures de Rabbi Jacob

Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza was born on July 31, 1914, in Courbevoie, France. His father, named Carlos Luis de Funes de Galarza, was a former lawyer of Seville, Spain, who became a diamond cutter. His mother, named Leonor Soto Reguera, was of Spanish and Portugese extraction.

Young Louis...

43. Louise Griffiths

Actress | Chastity Bites

Louise Griffiths was born on July 31, 1978 in Hertfordshire, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Chastity Bites (2013), Lovesick (2014) and The Night Is Young (2015).

44. Marguerite Wheatley

Actress | Invictus

Marguerite Wheatley was born on July 31, 1981 in South Africa. She is an actress, known for Invictus (2009), Knysna (2014) and Poena is Koning (2007).

45. Mark Cuban

Producer | The Jacket

Mark Cuban was born July 31, 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Shirley (Feldman) and Norton Cuban, an automobile upholsterer. His family, of Eastern European Jewish descent, was originally named Chabenisky. Mark graduated from Indiana University in 1981 with a degree in Business. After college, ...

46. Matthew Posey

Actor | No Country for Old Men

Matthew Posey was born on July 31, 1958 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Matthew Devon Posey. He is an actor and director, known for No Country for Old Men (2007), Mr. Brooks (2007) and Seeking Justice (2011).

47. Mela Lee

Actress | Mortal Kombat 11

Mela Lee was born on July 31, 1976. She is known for her work on Mortal Kombat 11 (2019), Apex Legends (2019) and Avengers Assemble (2013).

48. Michael Biehn

Actor | Aliens

Michael Connell Biehn was born on July 31, 1956 in Anniston, Alabama, to Marcia (Connell) and Don Biehn, a lawyer. He grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska, and at age 14 moved with his family to Lake Havasu, Arizona, where he won a drama scholarship to the University of Arizona. He left prematurely two ...

49. Michael Eklund

Actor | The Call

Michael Eklund was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada as Michael Scott Eklund. He is an actor and producer, known for The Call (2013), Errors of the Human Body (2012) and Eadweard (2015). He was previously married to Megan Bennett.

50. Pat Finn

Actor | The Middle

Pat Finn was born on July 31, 1965 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Patrick Cassidy Finn. He is an actor and writer, known for The Middle (2009), It's Complicated (2009) and I Am Chris Farley (2015). He has been married to Donna Crowley since September 29, 1990. They have three children.

51. Patricia Mattick

Actress | The Beguiled

Patricia Mattick was born on July 31, 1951 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Patricia Colleen Mattick. She was an actress, known for The Beguiled (1971), Mannix (1967) and Tales of the Unexpected (1977). She died on December 6, 2003 in Tallahassee, Florida, USA.

52. Paul Provenza

Producer | The Aristocrats

Paul Provenza was born on July 31, 1957 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Aristocrats (2005), Northern Exposure (1990) and Chasing Robert (2007).

53. Paulo César Wanchope

Self | 2002 FIFA World Cup

Paulo César Wanchope was born on July 31, 1976 in Heredia, Costa Rica as Paulo César Wanchope Watson.

54. Reese Hartwig

Actor | Earth to Echo

Reese Hartwig was born on July 31, 1998 in Glendale, Arizona, USA. He is an actor, known for Earth to Echo (2014), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) and Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest (2015).

55. Richard Berry

Actor | L'immortel

Richard Berry was born on July 31, 1950 in Paris, France as Richard Élie Benguigui. He is an actor and writer, known for 22 Bullets (2010), Ruby & Quentin (2003) and Our Women (2015). He has been married to Pascale Louange since September 17, 2016. They have one child. He was previously married...

56. Richard Griffiths

Actor | Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

British character actor Richard Griffiths came from radio and the classical stage where he built up an early reputation as a Shakespearean clown, with larger-than-life portrayals of Henry VIII, Falstaff in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and Bottom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with the Royal ...

57. Rico Rodriguez

Actor | Modern Family

Rico Rodriguez was born on July 31, 1998 in College Station, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Modern Family (2009), The Muppets (2011) and Epic Movie (2007).

58. Robert L. Hughes

Actor | Vice

Robert L. Hughes first left his imprint as an artist when he created several "Happenings" or environmental theatre pieces as an undergraduate at Whittier College in California. At the time, he was influenced by the international avant-garde theatre movement that included playwrights such as Albee, ...

59. Rubén Green

Actor | Verdad consecuencia

Rubén Green was born on July 31, 1946 as Rubén Ernesto Green. He was an actor, known for Verdad consecuencia (1996), Son of the Bride (2001) and Delito de corrupción (1991). He died on April 7, 2003 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

60. Ruby Modine

Actress | Shameless

From drama to comedy, Ruby Modine has quickly become a rising star in the entertainment industry, landing roles in critically acclaimed films and prolific television series. Modine may be best known for her breakout role on seasons seven and eight of Showtime's long-running hit series "Shameless" ...

61. Rudolf Martin

Actor | Ford v Ferrari

Born and raised in West Berlin, Rudolf moved with his family from Berlin to Paris to Italy, arriving in the United States a short time after his high school graduation from the Universite de Paris. While studying at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, he landed his first professional role in the ...

62. Sab Shimono

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

Sab Shimono was born on July 31, 1937 in Sacramento, California, USA as Saburo Shimono. He is an actor, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993), Southland Tales (2006) and Waterworld (1995). He has been married to Steve Alden Nelson since June 23, 2008.

63. Sam Coppola

Actor | Saturday Night Fever

Sam Coppola was born on July 31, 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Saturday Night Fever (1977), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Jacob's Ladder (1990). He was married to Helen Shinnick. He died on February 5, 2012 in Leonia, New Jersey.

64. Shawn Michael Howard

Actor | 3000 Miles to Graceland

Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey on July 31, 1969, Howard is the youngest of three boys. His parents were both lawyers. His father, Frank Howard Jr., was also a lieutenant with the Newark Police Department. Shawn attended an all boys, Jesuit catholic high school in Jersey City, and was ...

65. Sherry Lansing

Producer | Indecent Proposal

Sherry was born in Chicago and pursued an acting career after graduating from Northwestern University. After appearing in two films, Loving (1970) and Rio Lobo (1970), Sherry decided to leave the acting field. In 1974, Sherry joined Talent Associates, as an executive in charge of development. In ...

66. Sofia Pernas

Actress | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Sofia Pernas was born in Fes, Morocco, and saw a lot of the world before finally settling in Los Angeles. With a mind initially geared towards reporting, Pernas' life took an unexpected turn when she was approached by a modeling scout and later an acting agent who put her career into motion. Her ...

67. Stanley Jordan

Composer | ABC Afterschool Specials

Stanley Jordan was born on July 31, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

68. Susan Flannery

Actress | The Towering Inferno

Susan Flannery was born on July 31, 1939 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and director, known for The Towering Inferno (1974), The Bold and the Beautiful (1987) and Days of Our Lives (1965).

69. Susan Wooldridge

Actress | The Jewel in the Crown

Susan Wooldridge was born on July 31, 1950 in Hammersmith, London, England as Susan M. Wooldridge. She is an actress, known for The Jewel in the Crown (1984), Hope and Glory (1987) and Tamara Drewe (2010).

70. 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 ...

71. Tressa Thomas

Actress | Flatliners

Tressa's feature film debut was the Robert Townsend film, The Five Heartbeats, in which was featured with R&B legend Patti LaBelle, on the movie's soundtrack for the song, "We Haven't Finished Yet". Her other film credits include Flatliners and Message In A Bottle. She also played the singing role ...

72. Vanessa Parise

Director | Charmed

Vanessa Parise is a director, actor, and writer. Named one of "Ten Female Directors Breaking Stereotypes" by SheKnows, Vanessa grew up one of five children in a large, extended, Italian-Columbian-Jewish family, which inspired Kiss the Bride (2002).

Parise graduated from Harvard magna cum laude in ...

73. Victoria Azarenka

Self | Wimbledon

Victoria Azarenka was born on July 31, 1989 in Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, USSR as Victória Fyódorovna Azárenka.

74. Wally Kurth

Actor | General Hospital

Wally Kurth was born on July 31, 1958 in Billings, Montana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for General Hospital (1963), Generator Rex (2010) and Days of Our Lives (1965). He has been married to Debra Yuhasz since July 4, 2003. They have one child. He was previously married to Rena Sofer ...

75. Will Champion

Soundtrack | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Will Champion was born on July 31, 1978 in Southampton, Hampshire, England as William Champion. He has been married to Marianne Champion since 2003. They have three children.

76. Wunmi Mosaku

Actress | Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Wunmi Mosaku was born on July 31, 1986 in Zaria, Nigeria as Oluwunmi Olapeju Mosaku. She is an actress, known for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Philomena (2013).

77. Zelda Williams

Actress | Were the World Mine

Zelda Williams was born on July 31, 1989 in New York City, New York, USA as Zelda Rae Williams. She is an actress and director, known for Were the World Mine (2008), The Legend of Korra (2012) and Never (2014).



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