Birthdays: April 17by bcampos862 | created - 18 Apr 2015 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
2. Adam McKay
Producer | The Other Guys
Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through ...
Actress | The Gold & the Beautiful
Agnes-Nicole Winter was raised in Sweden, graduated Stockholm School of Optometry. She started her career in the entertainment industry as a model and actress. After she co-produced her first movie she was appointed Vice President in charge of production at Hux Enterprises, in Beverly Hills, where ...
Actress | The Perfection
Alaina Huffman was born on April 17, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Alaina Kalanj. She is an actress and producer, known for The Perfection (2018), Smallville (2001) and Painkiller Jane (2007). She was previously married to John Henry Huffman IV.
6. Alex Nesic
Actor | High Crimes
Alex Nesic has been featured in the major motion picture, High Crimes (2002), starring Ashley Judd and Jim Caviezel, and most recently starred in the comedy, What Boys Like (2003). His guest starring roles on television series include CSI: Miami (2002), JAG (1995), As If (2002), Angel (1999), ...
8. Anne Shirley
Actress | Murder, My Sweet
They didn't come packaged any sweeter or lovelier than Anne Shirley, a gentle and gracious 1930s teen film actress who didn't quite reach the zenith of front-rank stardom and retired all too soon at age 26. On film as a toddler, she went through a small revolving door of marquee names before ...
9. Arthur Lake
Actor | Blondie's Holiday
His parents were circus acrobats and he became part of their act. When they changed to vaudeville and wound up in California, he got a job in the movies. The founder of Universal Pictures, Carl Laemmle changed his name to Lake. In silent films he played somewhat dimwitted youngsters, The ...
13. Brendan Beiser
Actor | The Boys
Brendan Beiser, a dual citizen(US/Canada), was born in Boston, Massachusetts and currently resides in Toronto,Canada. Prior to turning professional, he studied Theatre Performance and graduated with a BFA from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. He has worked alongside Chace Crawford, David ...
14. Byron Cherry
Actor | Midnight Massacre
Byron was raised in Atlanta, GA, and graduated from North Side High School in the 70's. After winning a scholarship to East Tennessee State University he played football as a running back with his big brother, Nat. Byron also received his Black Belt in Karate soon after college.
After three years of...
16. Carlo Rota
Actor | The Boondock Saints
Where are you from? Is a popular question that Carlo has no rapid answer for. Born in the U.K and raised in Italy, Hong Kong, the Bahamas and Canada. Add a family history that spans Spain, France, Italy and time spent in Argentina, India, Morrocco and you have pan- cultural on a good day, ...
Actress | Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Catherine Russell was born on April 17, 1965 in Lambeth, London, England. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001). She has been married to Richard Holmes since September 5, 1988. They ...
18. Charles Frank
Actor | The Right Stuff
Charles Frank was born on April 17, 1947 in Olympia, Washington, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Right Stuff (1983), All My Children (1970) and Filthy Rich (1982). He has been married to Susan Blanchard since June 25, 1977. They have one child.
Actress | Life + Times: Empire State of Mind
Constance Marie Jeanine Jablonski was born on April 17, 1991 in Lille, France. She is best known for her work as an international fashion model. She was ranked #11 on the Top Female Model list in 2015 by models.com.. She has appeared in six Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2010 through 2015. ...
22. Darin Southam
Actor | 127 Hours
Darin is an American actor, writer, and director of English, Scottish, and German decent, born in the small town of Vernal Utah. Most of his childhood and adolescence (12 years) was spent in Vancouver, Washington. A week after Darin's seventeenth birthday, his father died of a heart attack. As the ...
24. David Bradley
Actor | The World's End
David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as David John Bradley. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Hot Fuzz (2007). He has been married to Rosanna Bradley since 1978. They have one child.
27. Don Kirshner
Producer | Toomorrow
Don Kirshner was born on April 17, 1934 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Donald Kirshner. He is known for his work on Toomorrow (1970), The Kowboys (1970) and Musical Chairs (1975). He was married to Sheila Grod. He died on January 17, 2011 in Boca Raton, Florida, USA.
28. Don Michael Paul
Writer | Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man
Don Michael Paul attended California State University, Fullerton where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in theatre arts. He juggled his time acting on stage while working in film and television.
Don's work has taken him around the world from Berlin to Budapest, from Bulgaria to South Africa, ...
30. Esteban Siller
Actor | Nosotras las mujeres
Esteban Siller was born on April 17, 1931 in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Nosotras las mujeres (1981), The New Adventures of Oliver (1999) and El príncipe del país de las nieves (1991). He died on October 23, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico.
34. Fanny Carbonnel
Fanny Carbonnel is a French-born actress who began acting as a teenager. After attending a Parisian acting class, she moved to London for 2 years and took more classes in the English capital. She can be seen in J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) as the mother of ...
36. Gabriel Soto
Actor | La verdad oculta
Gabriel Soto was born on April 17, 1975 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Gabriel Soto Borja-Díaz. He is an actor, known for La verdad oculta (2006), The Power of Destiny (2011) and I Don't Trust Men Anymore (2014). He was previously married to Géraldine Bazán.
38. George Seaton
Writer | Miracle on 34th Street
Working his way up from general factotum and gag writer to highly versatile writer/director, George Seaton was involved in many aspects of the entertainment industry along the way.
He was born George Stenius of Swedish parentage (his family hailed from Stockholm) in South Bend, IN, and grew up in ...
39. Gia Mantegna
Actress | Unaccompanied Minors
Gina Cristine "Gia" Mantegna (born April 17, 1990) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Devin Levin on American sitcom The Middle.
Mantegna was born Gina Cristine Mantegna in Manhattan, New York, and raised in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Arlene, who owns the restaurant "...
40. Henry Ian Cusick
Actor | Lost
Henry Ian Cusick (born 17 April 1967) is a Peruvian actor and director. He is known for his role as Desmond Hume on the U.S. television series Lost (2004), for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He also starred in the ABC drama Scandal as Stephen Finch, as Marcus Kane in The CW ...
42. Imogen Bain
Actress | The Phantom of the Opera
Imogen Bain was born on April 17, 1959 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Phantom of the Opera (2004), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008). She was married to Simon Holmes. She died on July 5, 2014 in London.
Actress | Final Destination 5
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (born 17 April 1987) is a Canadian actress, disc jockey, singer and television host. She is best known for starring as Olivia Castle in the horror film Final Destination 5 (2011) and as Steffy Forrester in CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2008-present), the latter...
44. Jennifer Garner
Actress | Alias
Jennifer Garner, who catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series Alias (2001), has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother Patricia Ann (née English), a retired English teacher, and her father, William John ...
45. Joan Lorring
Actress | The Corn Is Green
Joan Lorring was born Madeline Ellis on April 17, 1926, in Hong Kong. She and her mother, Ania Fred, a Russian Jewish immigrant, left Hong Kong after the outbreak of WWII to pursue an acting career, settling in California in the late 1930s. After finding radio work in Los Angeles, Lorring worked her...
46. Joe Alaskey
Actor | Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Joe Alaskey, among the most talented voice actors in the business, impeccably recreates many of the original characters which the late cartoon pioneer Mel Blanc invented. A natural mimic and gifted actor, his amazing "ear" for voices enables him to imitate almost anything; including some of the ...
47. Joel Murray
Actor | God Bless America
Joel is a versatile writer-director-actor. The youngest of the nine Murrays is a veteran of over 250 sit-com episodes. He has been a series regular on the comedies Grand, Pacific Station, Love and War, Dharma and Greg and Still Standing. He has also recurred on the series Mike and Molly, My Boys ...
48. Joon-Gi Lee
Actor | Wang-ui namja
Lee Joon-Gi was born in Busan, South Korea on April 17, 1982. He was raised by his parents and has one younger sister. He is an actor/model/singer. He started his career as a model and had minor roles in Korean dramas until he landed the role of Gong-Gil in The King and the Clown in 2005. After ...
50. Karen Blixen
Writer | Out of Africa
Karen Blixen was born on April 17, 1885 in Rungsted, Denmark as Karen Christentze Dinesen. She was a writer, known for Out of Africa (1985), Ringen and Babette's Feast (1987). She was married to Bror Frederik von Blixen-Finecke. She died on September 7, 1962 in Rungsted.
51. Ken Duken
Actor | Inglourious Basterds
Ken Duken was born on the 17th of April 1979 as a son of an actress and a doctor in Heidelberg / Germany. He started to learn acting from his stage actress mother Christina Loeb. Later he took courses by James Reynolds and Bruce McDonald but he never attended drama school.
Before starting his career...
52. Kimberly Elise
Actress | Diary of a Mad Black Woman
Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Kimberly Elise Trammel. She is an actress, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and John Q (2002). She was previously married to Maurice Oldham.
Actress | Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Kristine Sutherland's first love was theater. She went to an audition in high school as moral support for a friend but ended up auditioning herself. She worked as an actress on stage through the 80s, landing a few pilot roles as well as her small secretary part in Legal Eagles (1986) and her ...
Actress | The Fugitive
L. Scott Caldwell was born in Chicago and now lives in New York City. She has an extensive background in feature films, television and theater. Her film credits include "Mystery Alaska," "Waiting to Exhale," "The Net," "The Fugitive," "Dutch" and "Without a Trace." Caldwell had a recurring role in ...
56. Lela Rochon
Actress | Waiting to Exhale
Lela Rochon was born on April 17, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lela Rochon Staples. She is an actress and producer, known for Waiting to Exhale (1995), Gang Related (1997) and Any Given Sunday (1999). She has been married to Antoine Fuqua since April 9, 1999. They have two children. She ...
57. Leslie Bega
Actress | Lost Highway
Veteran film and television actress Leslie Bega can now be seen co-starring as Valentina La Paz on the HBO Emmy Award winning television series The Sopranos (1999), Tony Soprano's girlfriend. In addition, Leslie also can be seen as a diametrically opposite character to Valentina named Leah on CBS's...
58. Lindsay Anderson
Director | If....
Lindsay Anderson was born on April 17, 1923 in Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India as Lindsay Gordon Anderson. He was a director and actor, known for If.... (1968), Britannia Hospital (1982) and This Sporting Life (1963). He died on August 30, 1994 in Angoulême, Charente, France.
59. Lindsay Hartley
Actress | Passions
Lindsay Hartley is an American actress and singer.
She was born Lindsay Nicole Korman in Palm Springs, California, and is of Russian Jewish, as well as Greek and Italian, descent. Singing since age eleven, Hartley was a national pre-teen talent winner of the Young Miss America Beauty Pageant. At the...
61. Lon McCallister
Actor | The Red House
He started his career as a teenage bit actor in such wholesome, folksy tales as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) and Judge Hardy's Children (1938). As an adult, he found the strength of his career riding on that same homespun sentiment. Lon McCallister was born Herbert Alonzo McCallister, Jr. in...
62. Louis Jean Heydt
Actor | The Big Sleep
An American character actor who specialized in "average joes", often timid or down-on-their-luck, Louis Jean Heydt was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at Worcester Academy and Dartmouth College. He intended a career in journalism and worked as a reporter for the old New York World, but ...
65. Luke Mitchell
Actor | Home and Away
Originally wanting to be a professional tennis player, Luke began his acting career in Melbourne, Australia. He trained at the Film & Television Studio International and traveled around Australia with international entertainment company, Sudden Impact Entertainment. In his first professional acting ...
Actress | Polisse
Maïwenn (sometimes credited as Maïwenn Besco or her birth name Maïwenn Le Besco, born 17 April 1976) is a French actress, film director and screenwriter.
Maïwenn was born as Maïwenn Le Besco in Les Lilas, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. It is a suburban area East of Paris. Maïwenn is of mixed Breton, ...
67. María Guerrero
Actress | Un solo corazón o Los muertos viven
María Guerrero was born on April 17, 1867 in Madrid, Spain as María Guerrero Torija. She was an actress, known for Un solo corazón o Los muertos viven (1914), El caballero Casarroja (1914) and La florista de la reina (1940). She was married to Fernando Díaz de Mendoz. She died on January 23,...
68. Mártha Eggerth
Actress | Das Hofkonzert
From the day she was born Martha lived in a world of music. For sure her father was a banker but he was also an amateur pianist. As for her mother, she was a housewife but also a very talented opera singer who had given up her career for the joys of matrimony and motherhood. It does not come as a ...
71. Michael Forest
Actor | Jûbê ninpûchô
Six-foot-three and weighing in at a lean, mean 215, Michael Forest was a rugged-looking addition to the Roger Corman and Gene Corman's list of leading men during their 1950s heyday. Between Corman films, he was a stage actor who worked in Shakespearean plays and other legitimate productions as ...
73. Michael Teh
Actor | Sleepy Hollow
Michael is an ethnically ambiguous leading man and character actor, who came to acting after graduating with top MBA and law degrees, followed by years of experience in intense corporate careers on the East Coast, primarily in management consulting and as an Internet start-up executive. After a ...
75. Miyoko Asô
Actress | Hagane no renkinjutsushi
Miyoko Asô was born on April 17, 1940 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Fullmetal Alchemist (2003), Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009) and Ranma ½: The Movie, Big Trouble in Nekonron, China (1991). She was previously married to Hiroshi Sakonjô.
76. Monet Mazur
Actress | Mystery Men
Born and raised in Los Angeles, her career in acting began in theatre in her early teens and she then traveled to Europe as a model in her early 20's. Shortly thereafter, her career segwayed into multiple international commercial campaigns which led into feature films. Her first casting coup that ...
Actress | 19-2
A francophone of Vietnamese and Quebecois heritage, Mylène Dinh-Robic was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. She graduated with distinction with a BA in Communications from Concordia University and completed a double major in Film & Multimedia Production. She studied acting with Nancy Sivak & Ben...
Actor | Gotham
Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Alan and Deanna D'Agosto, and the middle of five children (two older brothers, two younger sisters). He began acting when he was eleven years old, and was a senior at Creighton Preparatory School when he was cast in Election...
80. Nicole Bonifacio
Actress | Wolves
Nicole Bonifacio was born in the East Bay Area, California to Araceli Bonifacio (Mendoza) and Noel Bonifacio, both from Pampanga, Philippines. Bonifacio is of Filipino descent, and grew up with two brothers, Collen and Nealen.
As a kid, Bonifacio loved music and pursued her act as a singer, ...
81. Olivia Hussey
Actress | Romeo and Juliet
At age 15, when most young women are nurturing dreams of romance, Olivia Hussey was giving life to Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (1968). Her performance in one of the most celebrated roles ever written in the English language won her the Golden Globe and two successive Best Actor ...
84. Paul Langton
Actor | It! The Terror from Beyond Space
Although established in show business for many years, it wasn't until 1964 with the debut of the TV series, "Peyton Place" that he became truly famous as the hapless and scheming, Leslie Harrington. His tenure there lasted several years and he added considerable style and finesse with his presence ...
88. Peter Marx
Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation
Peter grew up in Morristown, New Jersey and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan School of Music as a piano performance major. He competed in piano competitions before attending the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre in New York City, where he studied with Sanford ...
91. Reza Badiyi
Director | Get Smart
Reza Badiyi was born on April 17, 1929 in Arak, Iran as Reza Sayed Badiyi. He is known for his work on The Six Million Dollar Man (1974), Get Smart (1965) and Mission: Impossible (1966). He was married to Tania Harley, Barbara Turner and Gwendolyn M Dennis. He died on August 20, 2011 in Los Angeles...
92. Richard Travis
Actor | The Man Who Came to Dinner
Richard Travis was born William Justice in Carlsbad, New Mexico in 1913. He started off unbilled in daredevil cliffhangers and proceeded to war-era Warner Bros. features. He changed his stage moniker from "William Justice" to "William Travis" before finally settling on "Richard (or Dick) Travis" ...
Born and raised in Rome, Roberto Campanella trained at the Scuola Italiana di Danza Contemporanea. In 1985, Roberto joined the Compagnia Italiana di Danza Contemporanea and later joined the prestigious Aterballetto. In 1993 he joined The National Ballet of Canada where he was soon promoted to ...
96. Roddy Piper
Actor | They Live
Roddy Piper was born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a pro wrestler from 1973-1987 in the NWA, Pacific Northwest, California. He was a longtime mainstay in the WWF, and was one of the biggest "bad guys" in the WWF during the early '80s, before ...
97. Ron Miller
Producer | Disneyland
Ron Miller was born on April 17, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ronald William Miller. He was a producer and assistant director, known for The Magical World of Disney (1954), TRON (1982) and The Fox and the Hound (1981). He was married to Diane Disney. He died on February 9, 2019 in Napa, ...
98. Rooney Mara
Actress | Carol
Actress and philanthropist Rooney Mara was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and has since starred in the horror ...
100. Rudolf Schündler
Actor | Suspiria
Rudolf Schündler was born on April 17, 1906 in Leipzig, Germany as Rudolf Ernst Paul Schündler. He was an actor and director, known for Suspiria (1977), The Exorcist (1973) and The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933). He was married to Christine Laszar. He died on December 12, 1988 in Munich, Bavaria, ...