Birth Month Day of 08-18 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Edward Norton

Actor | Keeping the Faith

American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.

His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...

2. Patrick Swayze

Actor | Dirty Dancing

Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes), a choreographer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982. ...

3. Robert Redford

Actor | The Natural

Charles Robert Redford, Jr. was born on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Martha (Hart), from Texas, and Charles Robert Redford, an accountant for Standard Oil, who was originally from Connecticut. He is of English, Scottish, Cornish, and Irish ancestry. Robert's mother died in 1955,...

4. Andy Samberg

Actor | Saturday Night Live

Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed The Lonely Island, whose short ...

5. Christian Slater

Actor | True Romance

Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City, to Michael Hawkins, a well-known soap actor, and Mary Jo Slater (née Lawton), a casting agent. Christian started in show business early, appearing on the soap opera The Edge of Night (1956) in 1976 at the age of 7. He ...

6. Madeleine Stowe

Actress | Twelve Monkeys

Madeleine Stowe was born in Los Angeles, California, to Mireya Maria (Mora Steinvorth) and Robert Alfred Stowe, a civil engineer. Her mother was a from a prominent political family in Costa Rica. Stowe grew up in Eagle Rock, a working-class neighborhood of Los Angeles. At age ten she started ...

7. Roman Polanski

Actor | Chinatown

Roman Polanski is a Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few truly international filmmakers. Roman Polanski was born in Paris in 1933.

His parents returned to Poland from France in 1936, three years ...

8. Mika Boorem

Actress | Hollywood.Con

Mika Boorem is an actress, director, writer and producer based in Los Angeles and Mexico. Boorem is well- known for her acting career which includes over 40 major motion pictures and network television series roles. She has recently completed her first narrative feature length film, Hollywood.con, ...

9. Kaitlin Olson

Actress | Finding Dory

Born in Portland, Oregon, Kaitlin cultivated her passion for acting at the University of Oregon, where she got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. After her stint on stage, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She began at The Groundlings Theatre in Hollywood, training ...

10. Maia Mitchell

Actress | Teen Beach 2

Maia Mitchell is an Australian singer/song writer and actress from Lismore, New South Wales. She learned to play the guitar at a very young age and her talent has been included on The Fosters (2013) - an ABC Family show that aired in June 2013, where Maia plays one of the main roles of "Callie ...

11. Carmen Serano

Actress | Breaking Bad

Carmen Serano was born on August 18, 1973 in Chula Vista, California, USA as Carmen Maria Robles. She is an actress and producer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Urban Justice (2007) and Chop Shop (2014). She was previously married to Greg Serano.

12. Richard Harmon

Actor | The 100

Richard Harmon was born on August 18, 1991 in Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The 100 (2014), I Still See You (2018) and The Age of Adaline (2015).

13. Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Actor | The Cosby Show

Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal.

Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show." His ...

14. Becca Brown

Actress | The School of Rock

Becca Brown (they/them/theirs) is a Filipinx-Jewish actor, musician, comedian, and writer. They have been performing guitar since the age of 4. In the 4th grade, Becca performed on the NPR show From the Top, which eventually led to their being discovered and cast in the 2003 film School of Rock. ...

15. Denis Leary

Writer | Rescue Me

Denis Leary was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Nora (Sullivan) and John Leary, Irish immigrants who had grown up together. His mother was a maid and his father was an auto mechanic. After a childhood in the 1960s, Leary went to Emerson College in Boston, where he tried his ...

16. Martin Mull

Actor | Clue

Offbeat funnyman Martin Mull was born in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children of Betty, an actress and director, and Harold Mull, a carpenter. He was raised in Ohio. The blond-maned, blue-eyed comedian with the sad, droopy mustache first came in contact with the arts by honing in on his ...

17. Sarita Choudhury

Actress | Lady in the Water

After her debut film Mississippi Masala (1991) became an art house hit, Sarita Choudhury was determined not to "go Hollywood," focusing her acting energies on independent film instead.

Raised in Jamaica, Mexico, and Italy, the half-Indian, half-English Choudhury studied economics at Queens ...

18. Carole Bouquet

Actress | For Your Eyes Only

Carole Bouquet is a French actress and fashion model. She is best known for played Bond girl Melina Havelock in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only (1981).

She also starred in That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), Nemo (1984), The Bridge (1999) and Do Not Disturb (2014).

In 2017 she starred in the...

19. Elizabeth Chambers

Actress | The Game Plan

Elizabeth Chambers was born on August 18, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for The Game Plan (2007), Criminal Minds (2005) and Rolling Kansas (2003). She has been married to Armie Hammer since May 22, 2010. They have two children.

20. Darren Pettie

Actor | The International

Born in Alabama, Darren trained at the Juilliard School of Performing Arts and graduated in 1996. Since then, he has worked extensively on the New York stage. He lives in New York City. He achieved his first nationwide notoriety with the recurring role of slick, bisexual tobacco heir Lee Garner, Jr...

21. Craig Bierko

Actor | The Thirteenth Floor

Craig Bierko was born on August 18, 1964 in Rye Brook, New York, USA as Craig Philip Bierko. He is an actor, known for The Thirteenth Floor (1999), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and Scary Movie 4 (2006).

22. Jacob Vargas

Actor | Luke Cage

Jacob Vargas began his acting career when he was discovered breakdancing in a schoolyard at age 12. His introduction to acting came with a bit part as a breakdancer on the hit TV show Diff'rent Strokes (1978). In 1995 he won the very first ALMA Award (for Emerging Artist of the Year) for his work ...

23. Shelley Winters

Actress | The Poseidon Adventure

Shelley Winters was born Shirley Schrift of very humble beginnings on August 18, 1920 (some sources list 1922) in East St. Louis, Illinois. Her mother, Rose Winter, was born in Missouri, to Austrian Jewish parents, and her father, Jonas Schrift, was an Austrian Jewish immigrant. She had one sibling...

24. Reg E. Cathey

Actor | Fantastic Four

Born into a military family in Huntsville, Alabama -- his father was an army vet who had served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, while his mother held a somewhat mysterious job in the Department of Defence -- Reg E. Cathey spent much of his early childhood living on a rural farmhouse in Germany....

25. Adam Storke

Actor | Mystic Pizza

Adam Storke was born on August 18, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA as Adam J. Storke. He is an actor, known for Mystic Pizza (1988), Death Becomes Her (1992) and The Phantom of the Opera (1990).

26. Parker McKenna Posey

Actress | Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends

Actress, designer, philanthropist, and curator. After 17 years in the entertainment industry, it is safe to say this young woman is more than what meets the eye. Parker originates from humble beginnings in Los Angeles, CA where she started developing her acting skills at the tender age of four. In ...

27. Rhonda Dent

Actress | Victoria Gotti: My Father's Daughter

Canadian actress Rhonda Dent (born in 1978 in Langley, British Columbia) finished her theatrical studies in 1998 before starting her professional acting career in 1999 at the age of 20. Rhonda is the daughter of Anne(nurse) & Ronald (Lawyer). Rhonda's father Ron, was a World War Two veteran, and ...

28. Anna Akana

Actress | Miss 2059

Anna Akana was born on August 18, 1989 in the USA as Anna Kay Akana. She is an actress and producer, known for Miss 2059 (2016), Ant-Man (2015) and 10 Second Traumas (2011).

29. Glenn Plummer

Actor | Strange Days

On a foundation of talent, unbridled dedication and a passionate mindset, Glenn Plummer has enjoyed a successful acting career that spans almost two decades. He has starred in such feature films as Saw II (2005), Dennis Hopper's Colors (1988), Menace II Society (1993), Showgirls (1995), The Salton ...

30. Dar Salim

Actor | The Devil's Double

Dar Salim was born on August 18, 1977 in Baghdad, Iraq. He is an actor, known for The Devil's Double (2011), Game of Thrones (2011) and Darkland (2017).

31. Max Charles

Actor | The Strain

At just 15 years of age, Max Charles is already an industry veteran, landing coveted roles on and off the big screen and working with some of Hollywood's most respected and acclaimed actors, writers and directors.

Most recently, this charismatic and endearing young talent was nominated as "Best ...

32. Brian Stack

Writer | Conan

Brian Stack was born on August 18, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Conan (2010), Hotel Transylvania (2012) and Baby Mama (2008). He has been married to Miriam Tolan since June 1, 1996. They have two children.

33. Mizuo Peck

Actress | Night at the Museum

Mizuo Peck was born on August 18, 1977 in New York City, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Night at the Museum (2006), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014).

34. Joan Taylor

Actress | Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Joan Taylor's mother, Amelia Berky, was a vaudeville singing-dancing star in the 1920s. Her father was a prop man in Hollywood during that same period, but, after Joan's birth, the family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois, where her father managed a movie theater. She developed a love of movies from ...

35. Brian Presley

Actor | Touchback

Brian Presley was born on August 18, 1977 in Midland, Texas, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Touchback (2011), Home of the Brave (2006) and Mechanic: Resurrection (2016). He has been married to Erin Hershey since July 27, 2002. They have three children.

36. Kieran Bew

Actor | Warrior

Kieran Bew was born on August 18, 1980 in Hartlepool, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Warrior (2019), Liar (2017) and Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (2016).

37. Teri McMinn

Actress | The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Born in Houston, Texas. After graduating from high school, Teri studied and worked at The Dallas Theatre Center, in Dallas, Texas. Moving to Austin, Texas, in 1971, the young actress attended the University of Texas and St. Edwards University. It was in Austin, where she was discovered by director ...

38. Eniko Parrish

Self | Entertainment Tonight

Born in Baltimore, Maryland and who became engaged to Kevin Hart after a long-term relationship and on her 30th birthday, Eniko Parrish is of mixed Afro-Carribean heritage. Often seen on popular social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook along with her celebrity comedian actor ...

39. Griffin Drew

Actress | Friend of the Family

Griffin Drew was born on August 18, 1968 in Hazlehurst, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Friend of the Family (1995), Kounterfeit (1996) and Dinosaur Valley Girls (1996).

40. Moni Moshonov

Actor | Hatuna Meuheret

Moni Moshonov was born on August 18, 1951 in Israel as Shlomo Moshonov. He is an actor and writer, known for Late Marriage (2001), Two Lovers (2008) and We Own the Night (2007). He is married to Sandra Sade. They have two children.

41. Emma Amos

Actress | Bridget Jones's Diary

Emma Amos was born on August 18, 1964 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Secrets & Lies (1996) and The Last Detective (2003). She has been married to Jonathan Coy since 1998. They have one child.

42. Gail Fisher

Actress | Mannix

A classy, smart-looking, spectacularly beautiful African-American actress who broke racial barriers in 1970s Hollywood but suffered greatly in her private life years after her TV glory days, award-winning actress Gail Fisher was born on August 18, 1935, in Orange, New Jersey, the youngest of five ...

43. Max Winkler

Director | Flower

Max Winkler was born on August 18, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Max Daniel Winkler. He is a director and writer, known for Flower (2017), The King of Central Park (2006) and Ceremony (2010).

44. Kirrilee Berger

Actress | One Dollar

Kirrilee Berger was born on August 18, 1999 in the USA. She is an actress, known for One Dollar (2018), K.C. Undercover (2015) and The Who Was? Show (2018).

45. Anna Navarro

Actress | Last Action Hero

Anna Navarro was born on August 18, 1933 in Winter Park, Orange, Florida, USA. She was an actress, known for Last Action Hero (1993), Topaz (1969) and The First Deadly Sin (1980). She was married to George Pappas and Thomas F. Foley. She died on December 27, 2006 in Studio City, California, USA.

46. Don Keefer

Actor | Sleeper

Don Keefer was born on August 18, 1916 in Highspire, Pennsylvania, USA as Donald Hood Keefer. He was an actor, known for Sleeper (1973), Liar Liar (1997) and Creepshow (1982). He was married to Catherine McLeod. He died on September 7, 2014 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

47. Grainger Hines

Actor | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

A veteran actor with numerous credits, Grainger recently completed, "The Good Lord Bird," from James McBride's novel, directed by Albert Hughes; Hines also recently completed, Jack London's, "Martin Eden," directed by Jay Craven. Grainger also appears in Joel and Ethan Coen's, "The Ballad of Buster...

48. John Debney

Music Department | The Jungle Book

John Debney's career seemed destined for Hollywood, the son of Disney Studios producer Louis Debney, John grew up in nearby Glendale, California where he got early inspiration for film and music growing up on the Disney Studio lot. The child of two musicians, John showed an early aptitude for music...

49. Katie Lyons

Actress | Boy A

Katie is an actor and writer, originally from Southampton. Whilst attending the Gantry Youth Theatre she was cast in two Peter Kosminsky films for ITV (No Child of Mine and Walking on The Moon). Katie studied Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths College, and became one third of comedy group ...

50. Christopher Jones

Actor | Ryan's Daughter

Christopher Jones was a brief cult star of the late '60s counterculture era and a would-be rebel successor to James Dean had he wanted it. Born William Franklin Jones amid rather impoverished surroundings to a grocery clerk in Jackson, Tennessee, in 1941, his artist mother had to be ...


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