Birth Month Day of 05-08 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Stephen Amell

Actor | Arrow

Stephen Amell is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Oliver Queen / Green Arrow in the Arrowverse television franchise (based on the comic character of the same name) and Casey Jones in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016).

Stephen Adam Amell was born on May 8, 1981 in Toronto,...

2. Aneurin Barnard

Actor | Dunkirk

Aneurin Barnard was born on May 8, 1987 in Ogwr, Mid Glamorgan, Wales. He is an actor, known for Dunkirk (2017), The Goldfinch (2019) and Cilla (2014).

3. Raoul Max Trujillo

Actor | Riddick

Raoul Max Trujillo, aka Raoul Maximiano Trujillo de Chauvelon, was born in Northern New Mexico. He is a mixed blood descendant of Ute, Apache, Comanche, Pueblo, Tlascalan, French, Sephardic Jew and Andalusian Moor. After high school, he spent three years serving in the military in Germany. After ...

4. Melissa Gilbert

Actress | Little House on the Prairie

Melissa Gilbert was born on May 8, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melissa Ellen Gilbert. She is an actress and producer, known for Little House on the Prairie (1974), Guest Artist (2019) and Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1984). She has been married to Timothy Busfield since ...

5. Don Rickles

Actor | Kelly's Heroes

Donald Jay Rickles was born May 8, 1926 in New York. Following the Golden Era of Hollywood, he remained active until early 2017. He got his start in night clubs, toiling for over 20 years, until 1958, when he made his film debut in Run Silent Run Deep (1958). The movie was a big hit. Afterward, ...

6. Matthew Davis

Actor | Legally Blonde

Matthew W. Davis (born May 8, 1978), also professionally known as Matt Davis, is an American actor who is known for his roles as Adam Hillman on the ABC comedy-drama What About Brian from 2006 to 2007 and Alaric Saltzman on The CW fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries from 2009 to 2012. In 2014, he ...

7. Christina Cole

Actress | What a Girl Wants

Christina Cole was born on May 8, 1982 in London, England. She is an actress, known for What a Girl Wants (2003), Casino Royale (2006) and Jupiter Ascending (2015).

8. Jodhi May

Actress | The Last of the Mohicans

Jodhi was born in 1975. She was born and brought up in London, England, UK. She went to Wadham College, Oxford University 1994-1997. She studied and received a Masters in English. During her time at Wadham she read a lot of literature. She has been acting since she was twelve.

9. Gary Glitter

Soundtrack | Dark Places

Gary Glitter was born on May 8, 1944 in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England as Paul Francis Gadd. He was previously married to Ann Murton.

10. Vicky McClure

Actress | This Is England

Vicky McClure, born Nottingham, May 1983, is an actress best known for her work in the films of Shane Meadows. She starred as Ladine, Romeo's sister, in A Room for Romeo Brass and in Meadows' most successful film, This Is England. Similarly she went on to continue playing Lol in Meadows' critically...

11. Nora Arnezeder

Actress | Faubourg 36

Nora Arnezeder was born in Paris, France, to an Austrian father and a Egyptian mother. While she was still in high-school, she studied acting, dancing and singing at the renowned drama school Cours Florent. Nora's first major role was in 2008 in Paris 36 (French: Faubourg 36), which was directed by...

12. David Keith

Actor | An Officer and a Gentleman

David Lemuel Keith was born on May 8, 1954 in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Lemuel Grady Keith Jr. and Hilda Earle. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theater. Keith had a supporting role in The Rose (1979) starring Bette Midler, had a supporting ...

13. Elyes Gabel

Actor | World War Z

Elyes Gabel was born on May 8, 1983 in London, England. He is an actor and director, known for World War Z (2013), A Most Violent Year (2014) and Scorpion (2014).

14. Josie Maran

Actress | Van Helsing

Born and raised in northern California, Josie Maran aspired to become a model at a young age. Her father is of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother has Dutch, French, and German ancestry. At the age of 12, while attending a barbecue, a woman asked her to be in a San Francisco fashion show. A ...

15. Martin Compston

Actor | Doomsday

Martin Compston grew up in Greenock, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire. He spent his teen years going to see soccer (football) team Celtic with his brother Barry and dreamed one day he would play for them. He attended St. Columba's High School in Gourock, Inverclyde, where he passed through his Standard ...

16. David Attenborough

Self | Blue Planet II

Born 8 May 1926, the younger brother of actor Lord Richard Attenborough. He never expressed a wish to act and, instead, studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, graduating in 1947, the year he began his two years National Service in the Royal Navy. In 1952, he joined BBC Television at ...

17. Michel Gondry

Director | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

He grew up in Versailles with a family who was very influenced by pop music. When he was young, Gondry wanted to be a painter or an inventor. In the 80s he entered in an art school in Paris where he could develop his graphic skills and where he also met friends with whom he created a pop-rock band ...

18. Salome Jens

Actress | Green Lantern

Salome Jens was born on May 8, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She is an actress, known for Green Lantern (2011), Cats & Dogs (2001) and Seconds (1966).

19. Olivia Culpo

Actress | The Other Woman

Olivia Frances Culpo is an American fashion influencer and internet celebrity. After winning the Miss Rhode Island USA competition, she went on to be crowned Miss USA, and then Miss Universe in 2012. She is born in Cranston, Rhode Island. Culpo is the middle child of five siblings, and can play the...

20. Stephen Furst

Actor | National Lampoon's Animal House

Stephen Furst was born on May 8, 1954 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Stephen Fuerstein. He was an actor and director, known for National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), Babylon 5 (1994) and The Dream Team (1989). He was married to Lorraine Furst. He died on June 16, 2017 in Moorpark, California, USA.

21. Jasen Fisher

Actor | Hook

Jasen Fisher was born on May 8, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jasen Lee Fisher. He is an actor, known for Hook (1991), Parenthood (1989) and The Witches (1990).

22. Phyllida Law

Actress | Much Ado About Nothing

Phyllida Law was born on May 8, 1932 in Glasgow, Scotland as Phyllida Ann Law. She is known for her work on Much Ado About Nothing (1993), The Time Machine (2002) and Unleashed (2005). She was previously married to Eric Thompson.

23. Julie Brister

Actress | Goliath

Julie Brister was born on May 8, 1966 in Lubbock, Texas, USA as Julie Lynn Brister. She is an actress and writer, known for Goliath (2016), Review (2014) and The Onion News Network (2007). She was previously married to Philip Shane.

24. Ricky Nelson

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Ricky Nelson was born on May 8, 1940 in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA as Eric Hilliard Nelson. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952) and Rio Bravo (1959). He was married to Kristin Harmon. He died on December 31, 1985 in De Kalb, Texas, USA.

25. Abby Trott

Actress | Carmen Sandiego

Abby Trott was born on May 8, 1986 in Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA as Abby Lee Trott. She is known for her work on Carmen Sandiego (2019), Transformers: Power of the Primes (2018) and NieR: Automata (2017).

26. Sidney James

Actor | Carry On Cleo

The star of the Carry On series of films, Sid James originally came to prominence as sidekick to the ground breaking British comedy actor Tony Hancock, on both radio and then television. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa and named Solomon Joel Cohen, James arrived in England in 1946, second wife ...

27. Roberto Rossellini

Writer | Paisà

The master filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, as one of the creators of neo-realism, is one of the most influential directors of all time. His neo-realist films influenced France's nouvelle vague movement in the 1950s and '60s that changed the face of international cinema. He also influenced American ...

28. Enrique Iglesias

Soundtrack | Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler was born in Madrid, Spain, to Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Spanish-Filipino socialite Isabel Preysler. In 1979, his parents' marriage was annulled. He was eight years old when he moved to the U.S., and at the age of 15, secretly began writing music. He studied ...

29. Patrick McKenna

Actor | The Red Green Show

Patrick McKenna was born on May 8, 1960 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The Red Green Show (1991), Traders (1996) and Stargate SG-1 (1997). He has been married to Janis McKenna since 1983. They have one child.

30. Lex Barker

Actor | Winnetou - 3. Teil

Barker was a direct descendant of the founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, and of Sir 'William Henry Crichlow', historical governor general of Barbados. He excelled in football and track at Fessenden School and Phillips-Exeter Academy. He went to Princeton but left to become an actor. A year ...

31. Mark Blankfield

Actor | Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Mark Blankfield was born on May 8, 1950 in Pasadena, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993), Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) and Sledge Hammer! (1986).

32. Bobbi Salvör Menuez

Actress | Nocturnal Animals

Bobbi Salvör Menuez was born on May 8, 1993 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as India Salvör Menuez. She is an actress and writer, known for Nocturnal Animals (2016), The Breakup Girl (2015) and Landline (2017).

33. Charles Scorsese

Actor | Goodfellas

Charles Scorsese was born on May 8, 1913 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Luciano Charles Scorsese. He is known for his work on Goodfellas (1990), Cape Fear (1991) and After Hours (1985). He was married to Catherine Scorsese. He died on August 23, 1993 in Kips Bay, Manhattan.

34. Dusty Sorg

Actor | Westworld

Dusty Sorg, born Dustin Robert Sorg, grew up in Hugo, Minnesota, a small rural town outside of St. Paul. Upon seeing Die Hard (1988) at the age of twelve, he instantly knew he wanted to become an actor. He began performing and soon starring in his local church productions and high school plays ...

35. James Mitchum

Actor | In Harm's Way

James Mitchum is the oldest son of legendary actor Robert Mitchum and the spitting image of his famous father. By inheriting his dad's sexy, sleepy eyes and taciturn good looks, it was obvious from the start that Jim would lean towards an acting career with so much going for him. The comparison ...

36. Betsy Baker

Actress | The Evil Dead

Betsy Baker was born in May of 1955 in Iowa. She had graduated with a combined degree in theater and classical voice from Michigan State University and embarked upon headline engagements throughout the south, including The Eden Roc in Miami Beach and other venues, with a group called Musicana. ...

37. Ana Mulvoy Ten

Actress | American Crime

Ana was born in London but she grew up in Spain and England. Her mother is Spanish and her father is English and she was raised bilingually.

Ana's first lead role was on a Spanish TV show shot in Madrid. She then went on to star on American boarding school drama House of Anubis.

She was nominated for...

38. Bree Seanna Wall

Actress | Deadwood

Bree Seanna Wall was born on May 8, 1995 in Riverside County, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Deadwood (2004).

39. John Weisbarth

Actor | The Treasure

John Weisbarth was born on May 8, 1976. He is an actor and writer, known for The Treasure (1990), Playing Through with John Weisbarth (2013) and Mission: Irreparable (2012).

40. Trisha Paytas

Actress | Horny Birds

Trisha Paytas was born on May 8, 1988 in Riverside, California, USA as Trisha Kay Paytas. She is an actress and producer.

41. Jeff Wincott

Actor | Original Pilot

Jeffrey Wincott (born May 8, 1956) is a Canadian actor and martial artist best known for his Gemini Award-nominated lead role in the television series Night Heat.

Wincott was also the star of several martial arts films in the 1990s. In 1996 he was named one of the "Martial Arts Movie Stars of the ...

42. Kaan Urgancioglu

Actor | Jack Ryan

Kaan was born in Izmir, Turkey in 1981. His father is Turkish. His mother is a Turkish citizen of Albanian and Arab descent. He's been acting on TV and cinema since 2002. He also took a part in a play, "Ara" directed by Cetin Sarikartal in 2011. He studied at the Stella Adler Acting Studio in New ...

43. Jaid Barrymore

Actress | Enchanted

Jaid Barrymore was born on May 8, 1946 in Brannenburg, West Germany as Ildiko Jaid Mako. She is an actress, known for Enchanted (1998), Searching for Bobby D (2005) and Everything's Jake (2000). She was previously married to John Drew Barrymore.

44. John Bennett

Actor | Watership Down

The lean, rather emaciated-looking John Bennett studied acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. After years in repertory theatre, he made his feature debut in 1960, and, thereafter, appeared regularly on British screens. He was prone to perform in diverse ethnic guises, often ...

45. Cooper Huckabee

Actor | The Funhouse

Cooper Huckabee was born on May 8, 1951 in Mobile, Alabama, USA as Thomas Cooper Huckabee. He is an actor, known for The Funhouse (1981), Space Cowboys (2000) and Gettysburg (1993).

46. Stella Gonet

Actress | Nicholas Nickleby

Stella Gonet was born on May 8, 1963 in Greenock, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Nicholas Nickleby (2002), How I Live Now (2013) and The House of Eliott (1991). She has been married to Nicholas Farrell since 2005. They have two children.

47. Krista Errickson

Actress | Little Darlings

Krista Errickson was an American actress from 1978-1992, and is a life time member of the Actors Studio. She appeared in films and television productions in the 1980s and 1990s. She is perhaps best known for her breakout role in the 1980 movie Little Darlings (1980), and the 1992 film, Mortal ...

48. Deborah Harmon

Actress | Bachelor Party

Deborah Harmon was born on May 8, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Deborah Kay Harmon. She is an actress, known for Bachelor Party (1984), Used Cars (1980) and Just the Ten of Us (1987).

49. Julia Whelan

Actress | Once and Again

Julia comes from Oregon. She caught the acting bug, at age 6, after traveling to Ashland for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Her film debut was in Fifteen and Pregnant (1998) with Kirsten Dunst. She has since appeared in Once and Again (1999) and, most notably, The Secret Life of Zoey (2002). ...

50. Peter Benchley

Writer | Jaws

Grandson of famed humorist and actor Robert Benchley and the son of highly respected children's books author Nathaniel Benchley, novelist Peter Benchley's book were decidedly more dramatic in their content and style than his father's, and usually centered on the world's oceans as a backdrop to his ...


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