Birthdays: May 17by bcampos862 | created - 17 May 2015 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Actor | Glee
Daniel Curtis Lee, also known as Dan Curtis Lee, started his acting career at the age of seven in his hometown of Clinton, Mississippi. However, it was not until three years later in Long Beach, California, that he got his first principal role in a Hollywood feature film, Friday After Next Friday ...
2. A.C. Lyles
Actor | The Hunt for Red October
A.C. Lyles was born on May 17, 1918 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA as Andrew Craddock Lyles Jr. He was a producer and writer, known for The Hunt for Red October (1990), Here's Boomer (1980) and Rogue's Gallery (1968). He was married to Martha Troetscher Schaefer and Martha Vickers. He died on ...
5. Alec Clunes
Actor | Quentin Durward
In the 1940s and 50s, there were few greater classical actors in Britain than Alec Clunes. Born into a show business family, he began his career with Ben Greet's company and, later, he worked at the Old Vic Theatre. He played numerous Shakespearian roles and, in 1942, took over the Arts Theatre in ...
Actor | American Made
Best known for his charismatic and positive personality, Alejandro Edda was born in Puebla, Mexico. Growing up as an only child, Alejandro always had the curiosity of creating non-existing worlds and characters. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend I.R.M, one of the finest ...
8. Alice Backes
Actress | Gable and Lombard
A long long career. 140 roles in films ('I Want to Live', 'The Glory Guys', 'The Cat from Outer Space'...) and on television ('Bachelor Father', 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents', 'Lux Video Theatre'...). And many many radio shows ('This Is Your FBI', 'Dangerous Assignment', 'Suspense, 'The Whistler '......
11. Amy Gumenick
Actress | TURN
Los Angeles-based actress Amy Gumenick grew up in the competitive dance and theater world, where she discovered her love for performance at a very early age. Though the performing arts were constant in her upbringing, she formally cultivated her passion for acting at the University of California, ...
12. Andrea Corr
Actress | The Boys from County Clare
Andrea Jane Corr is a member of the Irish pop/rock/Celtic musical group The Corrs. In her younger years, Andrea was the best student among all her siblings. She began her life with the band as soon as she graduated from secondary school. The Corrs' parents were musicians who strongly encouraged ...
13. Antonio Aguilar
Actor | Emiliano Zapata
Born in Villanueva, Zacatecas, to Jesús Aguilar y Aguilar and Ángela Márquez Barraza Valle, Antonio Aguilar is one of the most iconic actor-singers of Mexican cinema. He began his singing career in the 1940's and then debuted in national Mexican cinema in 1952, during its Golden era. Later in his ...
15. Arturo Peniche
Actor | En nombre del amor
Arturo Peniche was born on May 17, 1962 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Arturo Delgadillo. He is an actor and writer, known for In the Name of Love (2008), Amor en silencio (1988) and Alborada (2005). He is married to Gaby Ortiz Fascinetto. They have two children.
16. Ayda Field
Actress | Austenland
Ayda Field was born Ayda Sabahat Evecan on May 17, 1979, in Los Angeles County, California, USA to a Turkish father and an American mother. She is an actress, known for Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (2006), Back to You (2007) and Loose Women (1999). She is fluent in Turkish in addition to her ...
17. Bill Paxton
Actor | Aliens
Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was the son of Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, a businessman and actor (as John Paxton). Bill moved to Los Angeles, California at age eighteen, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World ...
19. Bob Saget
Actor | Full House
Bob Saget was born on May 17, 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert Lane Saget. He is an actor and writer, known for Full House (1987), Entourage (2015) and Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003). He has been married to Kelly Rizzo since October 30, 2018. He was previously ...
22. Brian Berrebbi
Actor | Billions
Brian Berrebbi is an actor, known for Billions (2016), Wonderstruck (2017), and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017). He was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is graduate of New York University, where he earned a degree in Dramatic Literature. While at NYU he interned for "Blue Man Group" at The Astor ...
23. Brian F. Durkin
Actor | The Highwaymen
You have seen him on the big and small screens in productions such as "Stranger Things", "The Walking Dead", "Brockmire", "Footloose", "Anchorman 2", "Killing Reagan" and soon in the remake of "Superfly" and Netflix's "Highwaymen". Brian Durkin began his acting career in 2004 and has appeared in ...
27. Cicely Berry
Cicely Berry was born on May 17, 1926 in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England as Cicely Frances Berry. She is known for her work on The Last Emperor (1987), Stealing Beauty (1996) and Titus (1999). She was married to Harry Moore. She died on October 15, 2018 in Cornwall, England.
Actress | Speed Racer
Cosma Shiva Hagen (born May 17, 1981 in Los Angeles, California) is a German-American actress and the daughter of new wave/punk singer Nina Hagen and musician Ferdinand Karmelk. Her grandmother is actress Eva-Maria Hagen, and her step-grandfather is the East German dissident writer Wolf Biermann. ...
31. Cynda Williams
Actress | One False Move
Cynda Williams was born on May 17, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Cynthia Williams. She is an actress and producer, known for One False Move (1992), Mo' Better Blues (1990) and Tales of the City (1993). She has been married to Roderick Plummer since July 26, 2001. They have one child. She was ...
33. David Eigenberg
Actor | Sex and the City
David was born on Long Island, New York, and has a younger sister named Betsy and an older sister named Helen, who is also a gifted actor. The family moved to Illinois when David was 4 and moved all around the suburbs of Chicago--Evanston, Northbrook, Aurora, and finally Naperville when the town ...
34. Deborah Dutch
Actress | Hollywood Warrioress: The Movie
Deborah Dutch began her career on Broadway. Her destiny then led her to Hollywood to makes her dreams come true.
One of her first films was a kung-fu epic called Bruce Lee Fights Back from the Grave (1976) (aka "Bruce Lee Fights Back from the Grave"), which earned her celebrity status in South Korea...
35. Dennis Hopper
Actor | Easy Rider
With an amazing cinematic career of more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was a multi-talented and unconventional actor/director, regarded by many as one of the true "enfants terribles" of Hollywood. Hopper was born on May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas, to Marjorie Mae (Davis) and James Millard ...
37. Doris Carey
Actress | The World's Greatest Sinner
Doris Carey was born Doris Erica Radlinger on May 17, 1940. Doris met her character actor husband Timothy Carey in 1957 in Germany while Carey was acting in Paths of Glory (1957) for Stanley Kubrick. She had acting roles in the movies The World's Greatest Sinner (1962) and Tweet's Ladies of Pasadena...
38. Dorothy Gibson
Actress | Saved from the Titanic
Dorothy Winnifred Brown was born at the home of her parents, Pauline Caroline Boesen Brown and John Brown on May 17, 1889 at 320 Willow Avenue in Hoboken, New Jersey. John Brown died while she was an infant and Leonard Gibson became her stepfather four years later. She had two siblings but both ...
Soundtrack | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Eithne, the fourth youngest of nine children, comes from the small village of Dore (Dobhar in Irish) in the Gweedore (Gaoth Dobhair) region of County Donegal in the northwest of the Republic of Ireland. She now lives in Killiney, a coastal district on the southern outskirts of Dublin The family is ...
46. Frances Callier
Actress | He's Just Not That Into You
Frances Callier was born on May 17, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Eleanor Frances Callier. She is an actress and producer, known for He's Just Not That Into You (2009), Hannah Montana (2006) and Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000). She is married to Thomas Greene.
49. Grace Zabriskie
Actress | Inland Empire
"Amazing Grace" Zabriskie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She wrote her own original poetry, then performed at coffee shops and various artist hangouts in Atlanta. She was also a wonderful silk-screen printmaker. She moved to Hollywood and made her acting debut in Norma Rae (1979). She went on ...
51. Hannes Messemer
Actor | The Great Escape
Hannes Messemer was born on May 17, 1924 in Dillingen an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany as Hans Messemer. He was an actor, known for The Great Escape (1963), Il Generale Della Rovere (1959) and The Devil Strikes at Night (1957). He was married to Monika Keusch, Susanne Korda, Rosel Schäfer and Herta ...
53. Hill Harper
Actor | CSI: NY
Hill Harper, an accomplished film, television and stage actor, stars in the hit CBS drama series, CSI: NY (2004). He portrays "Dr. Sheldon Hawkes", a reclusive coroner who walked away from a promising surgical career after the traumatic loss of two patients. This February, he will star in the HBO ...
54. Horace McMahon
Actor | Detective Story
Born in 1906, Connecticut-born character actor Horace McMahon fell easily into his career while pursuing a law career at Fordham University. A former news reporter, his dark, streetwise mug and attitude proved perfect for playing assorted New York characters -- thugs, cabbies, henchmen, bouncers --...
55. Howard Ashman
Soundtrack | Beauty and the Beast
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Howard Ashman moved to New York City in 1974 and began writing plays while working as an editor in a publishing house. His work attracted attention and he became WPA Theatre's artist director in 1977. In 1982, Ashman collaborated with composer Alan Menken on the ...
56. Jason Bernard
Actor | Liar Liar
Jason Bernard was born on May 17, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Ronald Carl Johnson. He was an actor, known for Liar Liar (1997), While You Were Sleeping (1995) and No Way Out (1987). He was married to Debra Jean Wilson and Carol J Pacanda. He died on October 16, 1996 in Burbank, California, ...
Actor | Deus Ex
Jay Anthony Franke was born on May 17, 1972 in Leonardtown, Maryland, USA as Jason Anthony Franke. He is known for his work on Deus Ex (2000), California Dreams (1992) and Deus Ex: Invisible War (2003). He has been married to Tracey since January 25, 2009. He was previously married to Joanna.
58. Jean Gabin
Actor | La grande illusion
Jean-Alexis Moncorge started his career with 15 years at the theatre and debuted at the "Moulin Rouge" in Paris in 1929. Despite of his rude aspect he knew to be the gentleman of the French cinema in the time between the two World Wars. One of his most popular personalities was inspector Maigret. ...
61. Joan Benham
Actress | Murder Ahoy
Joan Benham was born on May 17, 1918 in Fulham, London, England as Joan Olive Benham. She was an actress, known for Murder Ahoy (1964), Child in the House (1956) and Upstairs, Downstairs (1971). She was married to Martin Case. She died on June 13, 1981 in Westminster, London.
62. Joan Blackman
Actress | Blue Hawaii
Joan Blackman was born on May 17, 1938 in San Francisco, California, USA as Joan May Blackman. She is an actress, known for Blue Hawaii (1961), Visit to a Small Planet (1960) and Kid Galahad (1962). She was previously married to Rockne Tarkington and Joby Baker.
64. Jordan Knight
Soundtrack | Snow Day
As frequent lead vocalist for New Kids On The Block, Jordan Knight toured the world's stages, belting out a pop-R&B rap hybrid that climbed to the Top 20 ten times in half as many years, sparked a revolution in merchandising, and endeared five young men to millions of crazed fans. His fame endures ...
68. Justin Martin
Actor | Flight
Justin is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He started acting at age seven in the drama department in his church. Justin was soon discovered by Atlanta agent Joy Pervis, who had previously discovered many child stars including Dakota Fanning and Kyle Massey. Justin worked for two years in the Atlanta ...
69. Kandi Burruss
Soundtrack | Big Momma's House
Kandi is best known as one of the lead vocalists in the hugely successful 1990s R&B vocal group, Xscape. Burrus sang lead on hits such as "My Little Secret", "Just Kickin' It" and "Who Can I Run To", as well as wrote their early hits, including "Feel So Good" and "Can't Hang". Kandi is also known ...
70. Karrueche Tran
Actress | The Bay
Hailing from Los Angeles, CA Karrueche began her career in entertainment as a celebrity stylist. Her keen eye for fashion and her ability to anticipate trends in the fashion world landed her a high-end clientele personal stylist position at a national department store in 2009. She has graced the ...
Producer | Hereditary
Kevin Frakes is the CEO of PalmStar Media, a motion picture finance and production company, and Co-CEO of National Lampoon. Kevin began his career in 2001, forming PalmStar while still an undergraduate at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts where he received a BFA in film and television production. ...
74. Leehom Wang
Actor | Wu wen xi dong
Leehom Wang was born on May 17, 1976 in Rochester, New York, USA as Alexander Lee Hom Wang. He is an actor, known for Forever Young (2018), Blackhat (2015) and Lust, Caution (2007). He has been married to Jinglei Wang since November 27, 2013. They have two children.
77. Luann de Lesseps
Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Luann de Lesseps was born on May 17, 1965 in the USA as LuAnn Nadeau. She is an actress, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Difficult People (2015) and Eden (2011). She was previously married to Tom D'Agostino Jr. and Count Alexandre DeLesseps.
79. Ludwig Trepte
Actor | Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter
Ludwig Trepte played his first leading part in "Kombat Sechzehn" (2005). He then played parts in films such as "Guten Morgen, Herr Grothe" (2008) and "Ihr könnt euch niemals sicher sein" (2009), for each of which he was awarded a Grimme-Preis and for the latter also the special award for best ...
81. Lyne Renee
Actress | Split
Lyne Renée (real name Line Van Wambeke, born 17 May 1979) is a Belgian actress.
She graduated from the Studio Herman Teirlick in Antwerp, Belgium. From 2003 to 2005 she appeared as stage actress in Belgian theaters. After she starred in the Belgian TV series Kinderen van Dewindt and the Dutch movie ...
82. Magda Schneider
Actress | Mädchenjahre einer Königin
Magda Schneider was born on 17 May 1909 in Augsburg, Germany and a singer, stage and film actress. After her graduation at a monastery school, she studied stenography and office management at a business school, but also attended ballet lessons and art courses at the Augsburg School of Music. Six ...
86. Marilyn Hall
Producer | Do You Remember Love
Marilyn Hall was born on May 17, 1927 in Winnipeg, Canada as Marilyn Plottel. She was a producer and writer, known for Do You Remember Love (1985), Love, American Style (1969) and Slums of Beverly Hills (1998). She was married to Monty Hall. She died on June 5, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
88. Matthew McGrory
Actor | Big Fish
Originally a student of pre-law at Widener University, and later majoring in Criminal Justice at West Chester University, Matthew started his career by making appearances on The Howard Stern Show (1990), The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), and music videos of Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson, and Blondie. ...
Actress | Hannah and Her Sisters
Maureen Paula O'Sullivan was born on May 17, 1911 in County Roscommon, Ireland, to Evangeline "Mary Eva" Lovatt (Frazer) and Charles Joseph O'Sullivan, an officer in the Connaught Rangers. She was of Irish, English, and Scottish descent. The future mother of Mia Farrow was educated in private ...
93. Melissa Santos
Actress | City with Two Faces II
Melissa Santos was born on May 17, 1984 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Melissa Elizabeth Santos. She is known for her work on City with Two Faces II, Coco (2017) and Lucha Underground (2014). She has been married to Brian Cage since July 11, 2019. They have one child.
Actress | Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III
Miriam Byrd-Nethery was born on May 17, 1929 in Lewisville, Arkansas, USA. She was an actress, known for Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990), Tales of the Unexpected (1979) and From a Whisper to a Scream (1987). She was married to Clu Gulager. She died on January 6, 2003 in Los Angeles,...
Actress | Bully
Born in Hollywood, Florida, Nathalie moved to New York to begin her professional career on Broadway in Les Miserables. She attended Professional Children's School and NYU. She went on to act in three Broadway productions most notably replacing Natalie Portman as Anne Frank in The Diary of Anne ...
97. Neal Dodson
Producer | Margin Call
Neal Dodson was born on May 17, 1978 in York, Pennsylvania, USA as Neal T. Dodson. He is a producer, known for Margin Call (2011), All Is Lost (2013) and A Most Violent Year (2014). He has been married to Ashley Williams since May 29, 2011. They have two children.
98. Nikki Reed
Actress | Thirteen
Actress and screenwriter Nicole Houston Reed was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Cheryl Houston, a hairdresser and beautician, and Seth Reed, a set designer. She has two brothers. Her ancestry includes Ashkenazi Jewish, German, British Isles, and one eighth Italian. Reed's ...
99. Olivia Luccardi
Actress | It Follows
Olivia Luccardi (born May 17, 1989) is an American actress and producer. She is best known for her roles as Alice Woods in Syfy's horror anthology series Channel Zero: Butcher's Block and as Yara Davis in the supernatural thriller film It Follows. Her other notable roles include the American ...