31st July Birthdaysby 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...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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), ...
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.
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, ...
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.
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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...
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 ...
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, ...
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.
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...