Birth Month Day of 08-28 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. David Fincher

Director | Se7en

David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials...

2. Jack Black

Actor | The School of Rock

Jack Black was born Thomas Jacob Black in Santa Monica, California, to Judith Love (Cohen) and Thomas William Black, both satellite engineers. He is of British-German (father) and Russian Jewish (mother) ancestry. Black attended the University of California at Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was a ...

3. Armie Hammer

Actor | The Social Network

Armand Douglas Hammer was born in Los Angeles, California, to Dru Ann (Mobley) and Michael Armand Hammer, a businessman. His great-grandfather, Armand Hammer, was a prominent tycoon and philanthropist who ran the company Occidental Petroleum for many decades. Armie's ancestry includes ...

4. Daniel Stern

Actor | City Slickers

Daniel Stern was born in Bethesda, Maryland, to a social worker father and a day care manager mother. He has been acting professionally since the age of seventeen. Following his high school graduation, he auditioned for the Washington Shakespeare Festival seeking a job as a lighting engineer but ...

5. Katie Findlay

Actress | How to Get Away with Murder

Canadian born actor Katie Findlay received rave reviews in 2017 for her work as "Lucy," co-starring with Jay Baruchel in the final season of FXX's critically-acclaimed comedy series Man Seeking Woman. TV audiences may also know Findlay as "Rebecca" from her explosive story line in the first season ...

6. Jennifer Coolidge

Actress | A Cinderella Story

Jennifer Coolidge is a versatile character actress and experimental comedienne, best known for playing Stifler's mom in American Pie (1999).

She was born on August 28, 1961, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, to Gretchen (Knauff) and Paul Constant Coolidge, a plastics manufacturer. Young Coolidge was ...

7. Amanda Tapping

Actress | Stargate SG-1

Born In England, raised in Canada. BFA Acting University of Windsor. Amanda spent 12 seasons on Stargate SG-1 (1997) and its spin-offs, Stargate: Atlantis (2004) and Stargate Universe (2009), as "Samantha Carter". She then took on the lead role of "Dr. Helen Magnus" on the television series ...

8. Kelly Overton

Actress | The Ring Two

Kelly grew up in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, where she was a star athlete, playing soccer, basketball and was even undefeated in Western Massachusetts in the high hurdles. She moved to NYC right out of high school to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She graduated with the highest honor...

9. Brian Thompson

Actor | Joe Dirt

Brian Earl Thompson was born on August 28, 1959 in Ellensburg, Washington. Raised on the Columbia River in Longview, he learned the value of academics and athletics, as the son of two teachers and the second of six siblings. His interest in acting was first sparked during his senior year of high ...

10. Luis Guzmán

Actor | Traffic

Actor of Puerto Rican descent who gained fame making many memorable films in the 1980s and 1990s due to his villainous physical appearance. Guzmán born in August 28, 1956 in Cayey, Puerto Rico, but he raised in New York City's Greenwich Village, as well as the surrounding Lower East Side ...

11. Shania Twain

Soundtrack | I Heart Huckabees

Shania Twain was born as Eilleen Regina Edwards in 1965 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, one of three daughters of Clarence and Sharon (Morrison) Edwards (sister Jill is two years older and Carrie-Ann three years younger). When she was age six, her mother remarried Jerry Twain, a full-blooded Ojibwa ...

12. Sarah Roemer

Actress | Disturbia

American actress and model Sarah Roemer starred as the love interest of Shia LaBeouf's character in the thriller Disturbia (2007). She was born in San Diego, California, and began modeling at the age of 15 after she was discovered buying coffee at a local 7-Eleven while attending Horizon Jr/Sr High...

13. Jason Priestley

Actor | Beverly Hills, 90210

Jason Priestley was born on August 28, 1969 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Jason Bradford Priestley. He is an actor and producer, known for Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Call Me Fitz (2010) and Private Eyes (2016). He has been married to Naomi Lowde-Priestley since May 14, 2005. They have...

14. Billy Boyd

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Billy Boyd was born in 1968 in Glasgow, Scotland, to Mary and William Boyd. The talented young boy, inspired by Star Wars to try acting, got his first taste of it in his school's production of Oliver Twist when he was 10. Boyd's parents were extremely supportive, driving over two hours to get him ...

15. Nick E. Tarabay

Actor | Star Trek Into Darkness

Nick Emad Tarabay is a Lebanese-American actor. He is best known for portraying Ashur on the Starz TV series Spartacus. Tarabay was born in Beirut, Lebanon to a large family. His mother and father still reside in Lebanon as does his younger brother and a large extended family of cousins, uncles and...

16. Samuel Larsen

Actor | Glee

Samuel Larsen was born on August 28, 1991 in San Francisco, California, USA as Samuel Peter Acosta Larsen. He is an actor, known for Glee (2009), Keana: Candy from Strangers (2013) and After (2019).

17. Shalita Grant

Actress | NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service

Shalita Grant was raised in Petersburg, Virginia and attended high school at the Baltimore School for the Arts in Maryland where she was a YoungArts Winner in Theater and Presidential Scholar in the Arts. At 17, she received a scholarship to attend the Julliard School for her B.F.A. in Drama, ...

18. Carly Pope

Actress | Popular

Carly graduated from high school in Vancouver in 1998. She made her American screen debut in I've Been Waiting for You (1998). Her most noticeable roles to date are "Molly White" in Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000), and "Sam McPherson" in TV's Popular (1999). She auditioned for roles on Roswell (...

19. Donald O'Connor

Actor | Singin' in the Rain

Born into a vaudeville family, O'Connor was the youthful figure cutting a rug in several Universal musicals of the 1940s. His best-known musical work is probably Singin' in the Rain (1952), in which he did an impressive dance that culminated in a series of backflips off the wall. O'Connor was also ...

20. Steffiana De La Cruz

Actress | Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Steffiana De La Cruz was born on August 28, 1974 in the USA as Stephanie Anna Marie Zantua. She is an actress, known for Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Zookeeper (2011) and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015). She has been married to Kevin James since June 19, 2004. They have four children.

21. Rick Rossovich

Actor | Top Gun

Rick Rossovich, considered one of the nicest people to work with, is also a devoted family man. He and his wife Eva have two kids, Roy and Isabel. For three months each year, the family lives at their home in Sweden, where Eva is from, so that the kids can have both sides of their parents' ...

22. Emma Samms

Actress | General Hospital

Emma Samms was born on August 28, 1960 in London, England as Emma Elizabeth Wylie Samuelson. She is an actress and writer, known for General Hospital (1963), The Colbys (1985) and Dynasty (1981). She was previously married to John Holloway, Tim Dillon and Bansi Nagji.

23. Kyle Massey

Actor | Cory in the House

Kyle Orlando Massey was born on August 28, 1991, in Atlanta, Georgia. His first acting job was in "The Wizard of Oz," but his big break came after he was cast in the popular Disney sitcom That's So Raven (2003), where he starred as Cory, the mischievous, money-obsessed brother of the main character...

24. Nancy Kulp

Actress | The AristoCats

Nancy Kulp wore many hats: Publicity person, actress, linguist, would-be politician and teacher. Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Kulp attended college in Florida, then headed for Hollywood to work in publicity for the movies, not star in them. Soon after arriving in Hollywood, Kulp was ...

25. Eugene Byrd

Actor | Dead Man

Eugene Byrd was born on August 28, 1975 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Dead Man (1995), Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004) and Sleepers (1996).

26. Quvenzhané Wallis

Actress | Beasts of the Southern Wild

Wallis was born in Houma, Louisiana, to Qulyndreia (Jackson) Wallis, a teacher, and Venjie Wallis, Sr., a truck driver. She has one sister, Qunyquekya, and two brothers, Vejon and Venjie, Jr. "Quven", the first part of her name, combines the first syllables of her parents' first names. Wallis, at ...

27. Charles Rocket

Actor | Dumb and Dumber

Charles Rocket was born on August 28, 1949 in Bangor, Maine, USA as Charles Adams Claverie. He was an actor, known for Dumb and Dumber (1994), Dances with Wolves (1990) and Short Cuts (1993). He was married to Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Crellin. He died on October 7, 2005 in Canterbury, Connecticut, USA.

28. David Soul

Actor | Starsky & Hutch

David Soul achieved pop icon status as handsome, blond-haired, blue-eyed Detective Kenneth Hutchinson on the cult "buddy cop" TV series Starsky and Hutch (1975), Soul also had a very successful singing career recording several albums, with worldwide number one hit singles including "Silver Lady" & ...

29. Kristin Booth

Actress | Detroit Rock City

Kristin Booth is a versatile performer experienced in film, television and theatre.

Booth's feature film credits include several Toronto International Film Festival film selections, including Defendor (2009) and This Beautiful City (2007); as well as the heist thriller, Foolproof (2003), opposite ...

30. LeAnn Rimes

Soundtrack | Coyote Ugly

LeAnn started singing at age 3, and has sold over 20 million records since. She was born August 28, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi. By age 7, LeAnn made her stage debut in a Dallas musical production of "A Christmas Carol". Later, she would sing "The Star Spangled Banner" to open Dallas Cowboys ...

31. Ken Jenkins

Actor | Scrubs

A versatile veteran of film, television and theater, Ken Jenkins began his acting career performing in high school theater productions in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio. "I was fortunate to discover the world through the words of William Shakespeare, George Bernard Shaw, Arthur Miller and Tennessee ...

32. Alfonso Herrera

Actor | Amar te duele

Arguably one of Latin America's widely-known talents, backed by years of remarkable performances in television and film, Alfonso's stardom was first introduced by his leading role in one of the most successful television series in the history of Latin America, "Rebelde". Rebelde became a grossing ...

33. Ben Gazzara

Actor | Road House

Ben Gazzara's screen career began with two critically acclaimed roles as heavies in the late 1950s. He turned to television in the 1960s but made a big screen comeback with roles in three John Cassavetes films in the 1970s. The 1980s and 1990s saw Gazzara work more frequently than ever before in ...

34. Peter Mygind

Actor | Flammen & Citronen

Peter Mygind was born on August 28, 1963 in Frederiksberg, Denmark. He is an actor and writer, known for Flame & Citron (2008), Nikolaj og Julie (2002) and Taxa (1997). He has been married to Lise Mühlhausen since August 10, 1996. They have two children.

35. Jonathan Whitesell

Actor | The 100

Jonathan Whitesell was born on August 28, 1991 in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada as Jonathan Rae Whitesell. He is an actor, known for The 100 (2014), Riverdale (2017) and The Kill Team (2019).

36. John Allen Nelson

Actor | 24

John Allen Nelson was born on August 28, 1959 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for 24 (2001), Crisis (2014) and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015). He has been married to Justine Eyre since September 23, 2007. He was previously married to Åse Samuelsson.

37. Simon Oakland

Actor | Psycho

One of the movies' most memorable tough guys, Simon Oakland actually began his career as a concert violinist, turning to acting in the late 1940s. After a long string of roles in Broadway hits, including "Light Up the Sky," "The Shrike" and "Inherit the Wind," Oakland made his film debut as the ...

38. Emilia McCarthy

Actress | Z-O-M-B-I-E-S

Canadian-born (London, Ontario) actress Emilia McCarthy has worked with the masters before turning 20, like directors Alejandro González Iñárritu and David Cronenberg to mention a few. She has shared screen credits with Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Famke Janssen, Gael García, and ...

39. Talia Jackson

Actress | Family Reunion

Talia Jackson has been auditioning since the age of 7 and didn't get her first break until August 2018 when she booked the series regular role of Jade McKellan in Netflix's Family Reunion and Zoe in ABC's Station19. She booked the series regular role of Dusty Gable on ABC/Warner/Berlanti/Diablo ...

40. Stephanie Belding

Actress | Watchmen

A graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, Stephanie spent three seasons at The Shaw Festival, and has performed in regional theatres throughout North America. Most recently, Stephanie appeared as Judith in The Trial of Judith K for Thought For Food Theatre at Theatre Passe Muraille in ...

41. J. August Richards

Actor | Angel

Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in the Maryland suburb of Bladensburg, Richards discovered his love for acting at an early age and enrolled in a performing arts high school where he appeared in several plays a year. Academically confident and determined to move out to Los Angeles to pursue his...

42. Craig Anton

Actor | Phil of the Future

Craig Anton was born on August 28, 1962 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA as Craig Ward Anton. He is an actor and writer, known for Phil of the Future (2004), Careless (2007) and Dragon Wars: D-War (2007).

43. Zehra Fazal

Actress | How to Get Away with Murder

Zehra Fazal was born on August 28, 1984 in Libertyville, Illinois, USA as Zehra Qarnain Fazal. She is known for her work on How to Get Away with Murder (2014), Voltron: Legendary Defender (2016) and Adam Ruins Everything (2015).

44. Carolyn Kearney

Actress | Ben Casey

Born in Detroit and raised in New Orleans, Carolyn Kearney began studying at the Pasadena Playhouse in the mid-1950s, and was soon acting in stage productions, opposite veterans Stuart Erwin, Edward Everett Horton, Gladys Cooper, Leo G. Carroll and Cecil Kellaway. In addition to many TV appearances...

45. Sonny Shroyer

Actor | Forrest Gump

Sonny Shroyer was born in Valdosta, Georgia, a small city on the Georgia-Florida border. Shroyer, whose given name is Otis Burt Shroyer Jr., grew up steeped in the traditions of the deep South. He worked in the tobacco warehouses pushing tobacco buggies and helped his father in their fruit ...

46. Charles Boyer

Actor | Conquest

Charles Boyer studied philosophy before he went to the theater where he gave his debut in 1920. Although he had at first no intentions to pursue a career at the movies (his first movie was L'homme du large (1920) by Marcel L'Herbier) he used his chance in Hollywood after several filming stations ...

47. August Maturo

Actor | The Nun

From a precocious, amusing whiz-kid, to a Jewish boy living in Nazi Germany during World War II, actor on the rise August Maturo has quickly become one of the most watched talents in young Hollywood today. From comedy to drama, television series to indie and studio films, the characters Maturo has ...

48. Debra Mooney

Actress | Everwood

Debra Mooney was born on August 28, 1947 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA as Debra Dianne Vick. She is an actress, known for Everwood (2002), Tootsie (1982) and Dead Poets Society (1989). She was previously married to Porter Van Zandt.

49. Alice Playten

Actress | Legend

Alice Playten was born on August 28, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Alice Plotkin. She was an actress, known for Legend (1985), The Rebound (2009) and Heavy Metal (1981). She was married to Joshua White. She died on June 25, 2011 in Manhattan, New York City.

50. Daniel Goddard

Actor | Dream Warrior

Daniel Goddard was born in Sydney, Australia. He was majoring in finance when he went into acting. He was in the soap opera Home and Away (1988). When he came to the USA, he did commercial modeling until he won the lead role, 'Dar' in BeastMaster (1999). He also starred in a motion picture called _...


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