Birthdays: August 21by bcampos862 | created - 21 Aug 2015 | updated - 13 Aug 2018 | Public
4. Alicia Witt
Actress | 88 Minutes
Actor/singer songwriter Alicia Witt has had a nearly three-decade long career, starting with her film debut, in 1984, as "Alia" in David Lynch's science fiction classic, Dune (1984).
Witt was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Diane (Pietro), a high school teacher, and Robert Witt, a photographer ...
Soundtrack | A Good Year
Alizée was born on August 21, 1984 in Ajaccio, Corsica, France as Alizée Jacotey. She is an actress, known for A Good Year (2006), Un paso adelante (2002) and Alizée: L'Alizé (2000). She has been married to Grégoire Lyonnet since June 18, 2016. She was previously married to Jérémy ...
7. Amy Spanger
Actress | Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical
Amy Spanger was born on August 21, 1971 in Newbury, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005), Synecdoche, New York (2008) and Royal Pains (2009). She has been married to Brian Shepard since September 4, 2011. She was previously married to Michael C. ...
Actress | The Americans
Actress Annet Mahendru was born to an Indian father (a journalist and professor) and a Russian mother (a businesswoman and artist). Annet spent her early years learning six languages while living in Afghanistan, Russia, and Europe. She put her curious mind to use playing competitive chess and ...
12. Arthur Janov
Writer | Arthur & France Janov 1982
Arthur Janov was born on August 21, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Arthur & France Janov 1982 (1982), Arthur Janov's Primal Therapy (2018) and The Inner Revolution (1971). He was married to France Daunic and Glickenstein, Vivian. He died on October 1,...
13. Ashley Schneider
Actress | The House Bunny
Newcomer Ashley Schneider is quickly catching the industry's eye with attention getting roles like her staring turn as the girlfriend always pushing it to the "next level" in the upcoming feature film Extreme Movie (2008) opposite Frankie Muniz, Andy Milonakis, Rob Pinkston, Jamie Kennedy and ...
14. Barbara Moore
Blonde stunner Barbara Moore was born on August 21, 1968 in Washington State. The actress, model and two-time US National Pro-Am Ballroom Dance Champion is often recognized as much for her role as a Fembot in the iconic feature film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) as for being ...
15. Barry Foster
Actor | Frenzy
John Barry Foster's acting career began and ended on the stage. At the age of 20, he won a scholarship to the Central School of Speech and Drama, where he befriended future playwright Harold Pinter. After two years training, Barry went on tour with Andrew McMaster and fellow actors Patrick Magee ...
16. Barry Norman
Writer | The Hollywood Greats
Barry Norman was the son of Leslie Norman, a British film and television director, producer and writer, and his wife Elizabeth. He was educated at a state primary school and at Highgate School, then an all-boys independent school in North London. He did not go to university, but instead began his ...
17. Basil Poledouris
Composer | The Hunt for Red October
Basil Poledouris was born on August 21, 1945 in Kansas City. He started taking piano lessons when he was 7 years old. Eventually, he went on to become a student at USC, where he studied the arts of directing, cinematography, editing, sound and, of course, music. It was also at USC he met John Milius...
18. Bill Idelson
Writer | Get Smart
Bill Idelson was born on August 21, 1919 in Forest Park, Illinois, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Get Smart (1965), Love, American Style (1969) and The Andy Griffith Show (1960). He was married to Seemah Wilder. He died on December 31, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
20. Bill Roberson
Actor | Forrest Gump
Bill Roberson was born on August 21, 1958 in Washington, North Carolina, USA as Jr. William Acy Roberson. He is known for his work on Forrest Gump (1994), The Patriot (2000) and Patch Adams (1998). He was married to Hi Bedford. He died on November 18, 2017 in Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
21. Marie Blake
Actress | The Addams Family
Edith MacDonald was the second daughter of Daniel and Anne MacDonald; her father was a contractor and politician. Early on, her older sister Elsie, younger sister Jeanette MacDonald, and she were given theatrical training. Blossom and Jeanette played Philadelphia vaudeville houses while still ...
23. Brad Kavanagh
Actor | House of Anubis
Born in the English Lake District in northern England, Kavanagh first found his passion for performing and acting at the age of six when he began singing lessons and joined a local children's theatre group. He continued performing locally and at the age of nine he acted in Arthur Miller's All My ...
24. Brody Jenner
Producer | Bromance
Brody Jenner was born in Santa Monica California. His given name is Sam Brody Jenner. He is a producer, actor, and co-creator of several television series including The Princes of Malibu for FOX, MTV's Bromance, and Sex with Brody for E.
Brody first achieved fame on the widely acclaimed MTV series ...
28. Carlos Pratts
Actor | McFarland, USA
Carlos Pratts is arguably one of the hottest young Latino actors right now and has the charm and intensity to captivate audiences across multiple demographics. He recently starred in Disney's McFarland, USA and received rave reviews for his standout performance opposite Kevin Costner. This year, ...
30. Carrie-Anne Moss
Actress | The Matrix
Carrie-Anne Moss was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada. At age 20, after studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, she moved to Europe to pursue a career in modeling. While in Spain she was cast in a regular role in the TV show Dark Justice which was produced in Barcelona for its first ...
32. Catt Sadler
Actress | E! Presents Comcast on Demand
Catherine Ann Sadler is an Emmy-winning journalist who was recently named by the Los Angeles Times as One of the Top 10 Next Broadcasters of Our Generation. She can be seen on E! News and hosting a number of E! specials and high-caliber red carpet events.
A graduate of Indiana University as a ...
33. Charles Vanel
Actor | Le salaire de la peur
Charles Vanel was born on August 21, 1892 in Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, France as Charles-Marie Vanel. He was an actor and director, known for The Wages of Fear (1953), Diabolique (1955) and To Catch a Thief (1955). He was married to Arlette Mauricette Bailly. He died on April 15, 1989 in Cannes, ...
Actor | The General's Daughter
As the son of a displaced musician, Harlem-born African-American actor Clarence Williams III was raised by his musical grandparents, the legendary jazz and boogie-woogie composer/pianist Clarence Williams, who wrote such classics as "T'Aint Nobody's Business If I Do" and "Baby, Won't You Please ...
38. Cody Kasch
Actor | Desperate Housewives
Cody Kasch is an American film and Television actor born in Los Angeles. His most recognizable role was that of "Zach Young" from the global hit ABC series Desperate Housewives. A student of the arts, he has been in over 40 different productions throughout his career, working in such popular shows ...
Soundtrack | The Quiet American
Gave her first piano concerto at 6 years-old, and her nickname Consuelito stuck during her formal education years in music. Gained the title of music teacher at 17 years old, and became soloist of the National Symphonic Orchestra, Mexico.
Besides "Besame Mucho", she was cherished for several other ...
40. Count Basie
Soundtrack | Pearl Harbor
The famed composer ("One O'Clock Jump", "Two O'Clock Jump", "Jumpin' at the Woodside"), pianist, songwriter and bandleader began as an accompanist to vaudeville acts. He joined the Bennie Moten orchestra in Kansas City, later organizing his own orchestra and performing on radio. In 1936 he came to ...
42. David Farrar
Actor | The Small Back Room
London-born David Farrar dropped out of school at 14 and became a writer for the Morning Advertiser newspaper; but it wasn't long before he decided to change careers and become an actor. He started out on the stage in 1932, and five years later made his film debut. Appearing at first in low-budget ...
43. David Lochary
Actor | Pink Flamingos
Divine's former best friend, with dyed silver hair, met the future Waters star in beauty school in Baltimore, Maryland. Divine later claimed that he had "never even heard the word 'drag' before David," and that Lochary did his makeup and wigs at parties (prior to Van Smith). Divine introduced ...
Actor | Bewitched
Although only David Lawrence's name is shown in the credits on Bewitched (1964), the role of Adam Stephens was actually played by David and his twin brother Greg. It was a convention in television shows that babies and toddlers were played by twins, since the law required that child actors can work...
45. Elarica Johnson
Actress | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Elarica Johnson was born in London, England. She is a british actress, known for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), A Discovery of Witches (2018) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). Elarica is to star in new series P-Valley to air on STARZ in 2020. She started her career in film and TV at the...
49. Fay Wolf
Actress | 2 Broke Girls
Fay Wolf is a musician, performer, author, and decluttering pro based in Los Angeles.
She attended Boston University School for the Arts and LAMDA (London), and holds a BFA in Acting. Her television and voiceover work began in New York City. Her stage work includes the O'Neill Theatre Center, Radio ...
50. F. Molina Campos
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51. Frank Perry
Director | Mommie Dearest
Frank Perry was born on August 21, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Jr. Frank Joseph Perry. He was a director and producer, known for Mommie Dearest (1981), Last Summer (1969) and David and Lisa (1962). He was married to Virginia Brush Ford, Barbara Goldsmith and Eleanor Perry. He died on ...
52. Friz Freleng
Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials
Friz Freleng was born Isadore Freleng on August 21, 1906 in Kansas City, Missouri. With no formal training in drawing, his first job as an animator was with United Film Advancement Services in 1924 at the age of 17. The first work Friz is credited with was for Disney Studios where he worked as an ...
53. Geoffrey Keen
Actor | Moonraker
Geoffrey Keen was born on August 21, 1916 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England as Geoffrey Ian Keen. He was an actor, known for Moonraker (1979), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and For Your Eyes Only (1981). He was married to Doris Groves, Madeline Howell and Hazel Terry. He died on November 3, 2005 ...
Soundtrack | A Brother's Kiss
One of the biggest acts in salsa music, Puerto Rican born Santa Rosa grew up in Guayama, Puerto Rico. Considered one of the classiest acts in the industry, he has won many adoring fans throughout Latin America, especially in Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and Spain, where his music is played daily on ...
57. Harry T. Morey
Actor | Beating the Odds
Harry T. Morey was born on August 21, 1873 in Charlotte, Michigan, USA as Harold Temple Morey . He was an actor and cinematographer, known for Beating the Odds (1919), A Man's Home (1921) and Beyond the Rainbow (1922). He died on January 24, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Actress | Heroes
Hayden Lesley Panettiere was born on August 21, 1989 in Palisades, New York, to actress Lesley Vogel and fire department captain Skip Panettiere. Her younger brother is actor Jansen Panettiere. Her parents are both of half Italian descent, along with German and English. Her mother got her started ...
Actor | Deliverance
Herbert 'Cowboy' Coward was born on August 21, 1938 in South Carolina, USA as Herbert Lee Coward. He is an actor and producer, known for Deliverance (1972), Ghost Town: The Movie (2007) and Hillbilly Blood (2013). He was previously married to Dorothy Eileen Ledford.
60. Herbert Mundin
Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood
Herbert Mundin was born on August 21, 1898 in St. Helens, Merseyside, England as Herbert Thomas Mundin. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), David Copperfield (1935) and Chandu the Magician (1932). He was married to Ann Shaw and Hilda Frances Hoyes. He died on March 5, ...
62. Howard Lew Lewis
Actor | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Howard Lew Lewis was born on August 21, 1941 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Brazil (1985) and Brush Strokes (1986). He was married to Anna Goodall. He died on January 20, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
63. Jack Weston
Actor | Dirty Dancing
In a 40-year career that spanned Broadway, television and movies, the versatile actor played everyone from sleazy villains to terrifying killers to clumsy comics. His bad-guy roles included a stalker who, along with Alan Arkin terrorized a blind Audrey Hepburn in the 1967 cult classic Wait Until ...
64. Jackie DeShannon
Soundtrack | Forrest Gump
The extremely talented, prolific and versatile Jackie DeShannon was one of the first successful female singer/songwriters to hit the rock and pop music scene back in the '60s. DeShannon has done music in such diverse genres as folk, orchestral pop, gospel, country, and rock 'n' roll. Jackie was ...
65. James Burton
Actor | The Guardian
Born in Minden, Louisiana, on August 21, 1939, James Burton began playing guitar at the age of thirteen, and turned professional the following year. His first recorded track was the Dale Hawkins hit, "Susie Q", in 1957. His dynamic rockabilly style of playing brought him to the attention of ...
Actress | August Rush
With a bold voice and signature delivery that belies her thirteen years, Jamia Simone Nash, known simply as "Jamia", is definitely a superstar on the rise. Since the ripe 'old' age of two, Jamia has been singing with incredible conviction and building a notable career as a successful ...
67. Jeff Roop
Actor | Backcountry
Jeff was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. While pursuing a finance degree at McGill University he began taking acting classes and performing in college and local plays. He attended theater school at the Moscow Art Theatre, in Russia, and at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, ...
69. Joe Strummer
Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank
Although best known as the outspoken front man for legendary punk rock group The Clash, Joe Strummer also carved out an interesting niche as an actor once the band broke up. The Clash formed in 1976, and along with the Sex Pistols spearheaded the British punk rock scene. By 1979, The Clash had ...
70. John McMartin
Actor | All the President's Men
John McMartin was born on August 21, 1929 in Warsaw, Indiana, USA as John Francis McMartin. He was an actor, known for All the President's Men (1976), Blow Out (1981) and No Reservations (2007). He was married to Cynthia Baer. He died on July 6, 2016 in New York City, New York, USA.
75. Kenny Rogers
Soundtrack | Faster
Born in Texas, the fourth of eight children, singer Kenny Rogers grew up in a poor area of Houston where his father worked in a shipyard and his mother in a hospital. He became the first member of his family to graduate from high school. He took an interest in singing while quite young and as a ...
76. Kevin Janssens
Actor | Revenge
Kevin Janssens (°1979) studied at the Studio Herman Teirlinck (Antwerp) and got his first important role in his last year of his studies, when he was asked to play the leading role in a mini TV series about a boxer called KING OF THE WORLD, by Guido Henderickx. Continuously, he performed several ...
77. Kiami Davael
Actress | Matilda
Kiami Davael is an actress, model, singer, songwriter & screenwriter. She is best known for her role as "Lavender" in "Matilda" starring Mara Wilson. Kiami was born in Kentucky, but her family moved to California to pursue her career. Kiami has starred in numerous TV shows such as "Moesha" & "Steve...
78. Kim Cattrall
Actress | Sex and the City 2
Kim Victoria Cattrall was born on August 21, 1956 in Mossley Hill, Liverpool, England to Gladys Shane (Baugh), a secretary, and Dennis Cattrall, a construction engineer. At the age of three months, her family immigrated to Canada, where a large number of her films have been made. At age 11, she ...
80. Kristi Angus
Actress | Jason X
Kristi Angus was born in Kelowna, British Columbia. She attended Simon Fraser University where she studied biology and psychology. After spending some years in Europe she eventually began taking acting classes in Vancouver, B.C. at the Gastown Actors Studio. She has also studied with David ...
81. Laura Haddock
Actress | Guardians of the Galaxy
Laura Haddock was born on August 21, 1985 in England. She is an actress, known for Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017). She has been married to Sam Claflin since July 30, 2013. They have two children.
82. Laura Morante
Actress | La cerise sur le gâteau
Laura Morante was born on August 21, 1956 in Santa Fiora, Tuscany, Italy. She is an actress and writer, known for Cherry on the Cake (2012), The Son's Room (2001) and Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man (1981). She has been married to Francesco Giammatteo since October 3, 2004. She was previously married ...
83. Liam Howlett
Soundtrack | The Matrix
The man behind the music of the Prodigy, Liam Howlett, was born on August 21, 1971 in Essex, England. Ever since his childhood, Liam had an undying devotion for music. His father forced him to take piano classes but his interest was grabbed by other musical styles. He particularly liked the Ska ...
84. Loretta Devine
Actress | Crash
Equally at home on stage and on screen, award-winning actress Loretta Devine has created some of the most memorable roles in theatre, film and television.
Devine first captured national attention in the role of Lorrell, one of the three original "Dreamgirls" in Michael Bennett's classic ...
Actor | Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Marc Evan Jackson was born on August 21, 1970 in Buffalo, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), The Good Place (2016) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013). He has been married to Beth Hagenlocker since April 27, 2002.
87. Maxim Knight
Actor | Falling Skies
Maxim Knight stars in TNT's hit sci-fi drama "Falling Skies." Maxim's performance earned him a Young Artist Award in 2012.
At 13, Maxim has over 60 film, television, commercial & voice over credits.
At the tender age of 7, Maxim booked his first feature film, starring opposite Oscar winner Melissa ...
88. Melissa Schuman
Actress | Actress(es): A Web Series
The dream of becoming a pop star became true for Melissa Schuman when she was introduced to P.Diddy while performing in a private showcase at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The Bad Boy CEO was so impressed that he signed her on the spot along with 3 other members who eventually became the multi-platinum ...
90. Michael Burns
Producer | The Spirit
Since becoming Vice Chairman of Lionsgate in March 2000, Mr. Burns has played an integral role in building the Company into a more than $5 billion global content leader with a reputation for innovation. He recently helped spearhead Lionsgate's $4.4 billion acquisition of Starz, the biggest deal in ...
91. Michelle Purple
Producer | Stealth
Michelle Purple formed Iron Ocean Productions with Jessica Biel with the mission to create original content and a platform that enhances strong female voices.
They are currently in production on Limetown for Facebook, starring Biel, Marlee Matlin and Stanley Tucci.
Their most recent project, USA's ...
93. Nathan Jones
Actor | Mad Max: Fury Road
Nathan Jones is an Australian actor, power-lifting champion, strongman, and former WWE professional wrestler. He rose upon the world strongman scene in 1995, and showed magnitude to become perhaps the top competitor in the world. At 6' 11" and 330 lbs. of muscle & mayhem, the giant Australian known...
95. Patty McCormack
Actress | The Master
As a testament to her passion and talent, former 1950s pig-tailed moppet star Patty McCormack has remained a consistent presence on film and TV for over five decades. While the lovely and talented blond suffered her share of hard knocks in adjusting to an adult career, she did not fade away into ...
96. Peter Weir
Peter Weir was born on August 21, 1944 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Peter Lindsay Weir. He is a director and writer, known for Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), The Way Back (2010) and Witness (1985). He has been married to Wendy Stites since 1966. They have two ...
97. Preston Jones
Actor | Road Trip: Beer Pong
A Texas native, Preston started acting his senior year in high school and then attended the University of Texas at Austin to study Theatre and Radio Television Film. In Austin, he performed in over a dozen plays and guest starred in 2 television pilots, Jack and Bobby on the WB, and Richard ...
Self | The Man Who Bought Mustique
Princess Margaret was born on August 21, 1930 in Glamis Castle, Glamis, Tayside, Scotland as Her Royal Highness Princess Margaret Rose of York. She was married to Lord Snowdon. She died on February 9, 2002 in King Edward VII's Hospital Sister Agnes, City of Westminster, London, England.