Birthdays: August 31by bcampos862 | created - 31 Aug 2015 | updated - 26 Aug 2018 | Public
1. James Coburn
Actor | The Great Escape
Lanky, charismatic and versatile actor with an amazing grin that put everyone at ease, James Coburn studied acting at UCLA, and then moved to New York to study under noted acting coach Stella Adler. After being noticed in several stage productions, Coburn appeared in a handful of minor westerns ...
Writer | An American in Paris
Playwright/lyricist Alan Jay Lerner was born into a wealthy New York City retailing family. His professional association with Frederick Loewe started in 1942 when they teamed up to write "Life of the Party". Their first Broadway success was the 1947 musical fantasy "Brigadoon." Lerner adapted work ...
Producer | Progulka
Born in Leningrad in 1951. Son of a well-known documentary film director Yefim Uchitel. Graduated in 1975 from VGIK (The All-Russian State University of Cinematography). Worked as a cameraman and documentary film director at the Leningrad Documentary Film Studio. President and CEO of Rock Films, a ...
7. Anthony Bate
Actor | Smiley's People
An immaculate gent of sober appearance and cultivated presence, Bate was seemingly destined to play spymasters and senior civil servants. Lean, pale-eyed and of deceptively mild intonation, he was capable of unnervingly icy composure, never more effectively displayed than as the chameleon-like ...
Actor | Star Trek
Graduate of Pomfret School, Pomfret, Connecticut, 1958, where Tony not only acted on the school's stage, but was, also, the star quarterback on the football team. Among his fellow classmates was Jeffrey Paul Hopkins, who went on to learn the Tibetan language while following severe Buddhist monastic...
Actress | It's a Wonderful Life
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on August 31, 1907, Argentina Brunetti began her show business career at the age of three with a walk-on role in the opera "Cavelaria Rusticana", and followed her famous mother Mimi Aguglia's footsteps in the theater, performing supporting roles on stages throughout...
10. Arthur Godfrey
Actor | The Glass Bottom Boat
Arthur Godfrey was born in New York City on August 31, 1903. Mr. Godfrey was a radio and TV host and had his own television show The Arthur Godfrey Show, (1948-1959). During his career, he discovered and show cased many new talents including Pat Boone, Julius LaRosa, Marion Marlowe, and many others...
11. Bella Lotz
Actress | Forever My Girl
Bella Lotz was born as Isabella Lotz on August 31, 2008 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Bella made her acting debut at the age of five as Young Liv in The Vampire Diaries. Bella is known for her appearances in episodes of Un-Real and The Vampire Diaries, Lotz also contributed voice acting work to the ...
12. Bob Welch
Soundtrack | Almost Famous
Bob Welch, a native of Los Angeles, California, was a guitarist and vocalist for Fleetwood Mac from 1971 to 1974. He formed the British rock group Paris in 1976 and scored his biggest hit with "Sentimental Lady", which reached No. 8 on the Billboard chart in 1977 and his second biggest was "Ebony ...
14. Buddy Hackett
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Brooklyn-born Buddy Hackett was known mainly as a nightclub comic, especially in Las Vegas, where he first performed in 1952 and wound up being one of the biggest headliners in that city's history. Hackett always referred to himself as a "saloon comic" and preferred the intimacy of his stage act--...
15. Candis Cayne
Candis was born as Brendan McDaniel in Hawaii. Brendan transitioned to Candis Cayne and became one of the United States' most popular and sought-after transgender actresses. Candis first made a name for herself at the famed NYC gay hot-spot "Boy Bar", where her performances drew raves. A ...
16. Carole Wells
Actress | Pistols 'n' Petticoats
Carole started working in television and motion pictures at the age of 12. Her first commercial was Dial Soap, then cast on the "Eddie Fisher Coke Time". She played a young "Lizzy" in her first film by the same name. She continued to co-star in most of the television shows in the late fifties, ...
17. Céline Bonnier
Actress | La passion d'Augustine
Born on 31st August 1965 in Lévis, a suburb to the south of Quebec City, Céline Bonnier was the youngest of eight children, six boys and two girls. The family was brought up in an exceptionally liberal, cultured environment by mother Raymonde and father Irénée, a public sector administrator and ...
22. Chris Tucker
Actor | Rush Hour 2
At one point in time, Chris Tucker was the highest paid actor in Hollywood.
Tucker was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Mary Louise (Bryant) and Norris Tucker, who owned a janitorial service. After graduating from high school, Tucker made a change to move to Hollywood from Georgia to pursue a career in ...
23. Claire Du Brey
Actress | The Reward of the Faithless
Lovely brown-eyed, brunette Claire Du Brey enjoyed a rich, four-decade film career in all. Born Clara Violet Dubrey on August 31, 1892, in Bonner's Ferry Idaho, her family traveled the rugged Sierra Madre terrain by covered wagon in their move to California when she was 13.
Educated in a convent ...
24. Daniel Bernhardt
Actor | Atomic Blonde
Daniel Bernhardt was born on the 31st August 1965 in Worblaufen, Bern in Switzerland. After finishing high school, he studied architectural design for four years and graduated in Bern. At the same time he opened a martial arts school with his brother. After completing his studies, Daniel moved to ...
27. Debbie Gibson
Actress | Wedding of Dreams
Deborah Gibson is a creative force in the entertainment industry who does it all! She has single handedly transcended music and entertainment trends and fads. Deborah stands poised at the top, embarking on the second phase of her hugely successful pop career.
Deborah Gibson exploded on the pop music...
Actor | Phineas and Ferb
Dee Bradley Baker was born on August 31, 1962 in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. He is an actor, known for Phineas and Ferb (2007), American Dad! (2005) and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004). He has been married to Michelle Baker since 1990. They have two children.
29. Dore Schary
Writer | Boys Town
Isadore Schary had a long and checkered history in motion pictures. He was first employed as a screenwriter at then-lowly Columbia after a story editor was struck by the crispness of a writing sample. The editor also happened to think that the writer was a woman, mistaking Dore for Dora. By 1933 ...
31. Ed Grady
Actor | The Notebook
Ed Grady was born on August 31, 1923 in Kinston, North Carolina, USA as Edward Louis Grady. He was an actor, known for The Notebook (2004), Lolita (1997) and A Simple Twist of Fate (1994). He was married to Carolyn Frances Ramsay and Diana Jayne Elliott. He died on December 10, 2012 in Columbia, ...
35. Eve Smith
Actress | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Eve Smith was born on August 31, 1905 in DeLand, Florida, USA as Evelyn Futch. Smith. She was an actress, known for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986), Romancing the Stone (1984) and Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988). She died on August 28, 1997 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
36. Fredric March
Actor | The Best Years of Our Lives
Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of ...
38. George Sewell
Actor | Get Carter
British leading actor whose tough, pockmarked features belied a soft voice and cultivated manner. Sewell was born in East London, the son of a printer. His father was a boxer known as "The Cobblestone Kid". After brief service in the RAF during the closing stages of World War II, he held down a ...
43. Itzhak Perlman
Music_department | Memoirs of a Geisha
Probably the pre-eminent violinist of our time, Itzhak Perlman is known for his brilliant technique, direct interpretation and precision. Mr. Perlman's recordings include not only all standard violin repertoires but those of contemporary composers. He has appeared with every major orchestra in the ...
44. Jack Thompson
Australian actor Jack Thompson was born John Hadley Payne on August 31, 1940 in Manly, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney. Outside of Oz, he is best known for his appearances in The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), Breaker Morant (1980), The Man from Snowy River (1982), Midnight in the Garden of...
45. Jaime Gomez
Actor | Training Day
Jaime Gomez was born and raised in the Southern California sunshine. College was for the studying of art history and literature as well the history of the world and his personal favorite, philosophy. Jaime has had a successful acting career spanning 20 years. He's best known for his role in the hit...
48. Jeff Hardy
Actor | WWF SmackDown!
Jeff Hardy was born on August 31, 1977 in Cameron, North Carolina, USA as Jeffrey Nero Hardy. He is known for his work on WWE Smackdown! (1999), WWE No Way Out (2008) and TNA iMPACT! Wrestling (2004). He has been married to Beth Britt since March 9, 2011. They have two children.
50. Jelynn Sophia
Actress | Counter Measure
Jelynn Sophia (also credited as Jelynn Rodriguez) is a TV/Film actress, TV host, dancer and singer. Born and raised in San Diego, California, Jelynn knew she wanted to pursue an entertainment career after singing to a large audience on her very first stage in a local cultural festival at the age of...
51. Joe Swanberg
Writer | Easy
Joe Swanberg was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1981. He moved around quite a bit growing up, even spending two years on an island in the Pacific Ocean named Kwajalein. He studied film production at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he developed an interest in emerging video technology ...
54. Jonathan Cake
Actor | First Knight
Jonathan Cake was born on August 31, 1967 in Worthing, Sussex, England as Jonathan James Cake. He is an actor, known for First Knight (1995), Chuck (2007) and Krews (2010). He has been married to Julianne Nicholson since September 5, 2004. They have two children.
Actor | Seven Days
Jonathan is the youngest of three brothers. Older brother, Anthony LaPaglia, is also an actor. Middle brother, Michael, is a car wholesaler in Los Angeles. His parents are, Eddie LaPaglia, an Australian auto dealership owner, and Maria, a secretary. He initially wanted to pursue fine arts as a ...
57. Joshua Close
Actor | Diary of the Dead
Grew up outside Toronto, Canada. Fell in love with films as a kid. Played hockey, then joined theater class in high school. Cast after graduation by Kathryn Bigelow in the film K:19: The Widowmaker. Won Gemini for his performance in Thorne: Sleepyhead. Has begun a career behind the camera, writing ...
58. Julie Brown
Actress | Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful
Julie Brown was born on August 31, 1954 in Van Nuys, California, USA as Julie Ann Brown. She is an actress and producer, known for Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful (1991), Clueless (1995) and Earth Girls Are Easy (1988). She was previously married to Ken Rathjen and Terrence E. McNally.
59. Kay Young
Actress | Woman to Woman
Kay Young was born on August 31, 1915 in London, England as Kathleen Tamar Young. She was an actress, known for Woman to Woman (1947), In Which We Serve (1942) and Hitchhike to Hell (1941). She was married to Douglass Montgomery and Michael Wilding. She died on February 24, 1994 in Ridgefield, ...
60. Kevin Bash
Actor | D.R.E.A.M. Team
After growing up on the back of a horse and hoping for a career in baseball, Kevin Bash received his Masters Degree in Acting from the respected actor training program at UC San Diego in 1980.
Following his graduation, he appeared in dozens of theatre productions across the United States and as far ...
64. Larry Grayson
Self | The Good Old Days
Born William White in 1923 to unmarried parents, Grayson was adopted into a coal mining family in Nuneaton.
By the age of 14, he was working under the name of Billy Breen as a supporting drag act on the comedy club circuit, and over the next thirty years he toured the UK not only in male revues and ...
65. Larry Hankin
Actor | El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
Born in New York on August 31, 1940, Hankin took an industrial design degree from the University of Syracuse; multifaceted artist, in addition to being an actor, Hankin is also a screenwriter, producer, director and singer; he began his career as an illustrator in the entertainment world, and ...
66. Lee Bryant
Actress | Airplane!
Lee Bryant was born on August 31, 1945 in New York City, New York, USA as Leslie Pearce. She is known for her work on Airplane! (1980), Airplane II: The Sequel (1982) and Friends with Kids (2011). She has been married to Norman Stanley Schwartz since 1982. They have two children. She was previously...
Actor | Black Snake Moan
It was the casting of Spike Lee's "School Daze" when Leonard answered the call of duty in the role of
"Big Brother General Patton"! Landing this role created a whirlwind of success, with the garnering of
seven additional starring roles in a series of Spike Lee Joints! Continuing in this vein, Mr. ...
70. Lisa Waltz
Actress | Brighton Beach Memoirs
Lisa Waltz was born on August 31, 1961 in Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986), Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462 (2015) and 2016 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2016). She is married to Mark Morocco.
72. Lucy Speed
Actress | Shakespeare in Love
Lucy Speed was born on August 31, 1976 in Croydon, Surrey, England as Lucy Renee Speed. She is an actress, known for Shakespeare in Love (1998), The Bill (1984) and EastEnders (1985). She has been married to Spencer Austin since September 12, 2009. They have two children.
75. Marcia Clark
Writer | The Fix
Marcia Clark was born on August 31, 1953 in Berkeley, California, USA as Marcia Rachel Kleks. She is a writer and producer, known for The Fix (2019), Pretty Little Liars (2010) and O.J.: Made in America (2016). She was previously married to Gordon Tolls Clark and Gabriel Horowitz.
77. Mark L. Walberg
Producer | Buried History with Mark Walberg
Mark L. Walberg was born on August 31, 1962 in Florence, South Carolina, USA as Mark Lewis Walberg. He is an actor and producer, known for Buried History with Mark Walberg (2015), Son of the Beach (2000) and Antiques Roadshow (1997). He has been married to Robbi Morgan since August 16, 1987. They ...
78. Maurice Pialat
Director | À nos amours
Maurice Pialat was a French film director. Film critics have noted the naturalist style of his films, and their autobiographical elements.
Pialat obtained his first camera when only 16-years-old, but his early career involved creating documentary short films. His ambition was to become a painter and...
79. Melissa Prophet
Actress | Casino
You may know Melissa Prophet as an actress in Goodfellas and Casino. She was a show biz natural having grown up in the music business with her father, singer Johnny Prophet. She launched her career working for three years on Kojak with actor Telly Savalas. The former Miss Hollywood, Miss California,...
80. Mickie James
Actress | WWF SmackDown!
Mickie James was born on August 31, 1979 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Mickie Laree James. She is an actress, known for WWE Smackdown! (1999), TNA iMPACT! Wrestling (2004) and Psych (2006). She has been married to Nick Aldis since December 31, 2015. They have one child.
Director | Reba: Video Gold II
Narvel Blackstock was born on August 31, 1956 in Tarrant County, Texas, USA as Narvel Wayne Blackstock. He is known for his work on Reba: Video Gold II (2006), Malibu Country (2012) and Forever Love (1998). He was previously married to Reba McEntire and Elisa Gayle Ritter.
86. Noble Willingham
Actor | Walker, Texas Ranger
Noble Willingham has appeared in more than 30 feature films, including Up Close & Personal (1996), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Chinatown (1974), City Slickers (1991), and The Distinguished Gentleman (1992).
He was born in the small town of Mineola, Texas, east of Dallas. After graduating ...
87. Noel Francis
Actress | Blonde Crazy
Pretty Noel Francis came to Hollywood after attracting the attention of Fox talent scouts and was signed to a contract in 1929. Born in Temple, Texas, she grew up in Dallas and had studied at Southern Methodist University and Columbia. Like so many other hopefuls who had little theatrical ...
Soundtrack | Barrera de amor
Noelia is a Sophisticated beauty, a true artist with her own recipe for glamour. Not afraid to show the world she is open about her sensuality, and also not afraid to dare or take any risk that could change life forever.
Noelia Lorenzo born in Puerto Rico and raised in Miami, Florida), mostly known ...
89. Olivia Oguma
Actress | Instinct
As a younger child, Olivia Oguma was a Ford Model who was predominately featured in national print campaigns for Chanel, Vogue, Saks Fifth Avenue, Earnshaws, Motorola, and the Gap, among others. She soon branched out into the commercial world, appearing in over 62 commercials including ones for ...
92. Pepe Reina
Actor | Invictus: El correo del César
Pepe Reina was born on August 31, 1982 in Madrid, Spain as José Manuel Reina Páez. He is an actor, known for Invictus: El correo del César (2013), Sky Sports Football (1992) and UEFA Champions League (1994). He has been married to Yolanda Ruiz since May 19, 2006. They have five children.
93. Phina Oruche
Actress | Taken Down
Completed shooting Taken Down a six part drama for RTE in Dublin. playing the role of dastardly Marvellous which garnered critical acclaim. Her one woman show called Identity Crisis debuted at International Edinburgh Festival and NYC Soho's Fringe festival garnered great five star reviews. She ...
95. Queen Rania
Self | Jeopardy!
Queen Rania was born on August 31, 1970 in Kuwait City, Kuwait as Rania Al-Yassin. She has been married to Abdullah II King Of Jordan since June 10, 1993. They have four children.
Rania of Jordan
97. Richard Basehart
Actor | Moby Dick
Despite many a powerful performance, this actor's actor never quite achieved the stardom he deserved. Ultimately, Richard Basehart became best-known to television audiences as Admiral Harriman Nelson, commander of the glass-nosed nuclear submarine 'S.S.R.N Seaview' in Irwin Allen's Voyage to the ...
98. Richard Gere
Actor | Chicago
Humanitarian and actor Richard Gere was born on August 31, 1949, in Philadelphia, the second of five children of Doris Ann (Tiffany), a homemaker, and Homer George Gere, an insurance salesman, both Mayflower descendants. Richard started early as a musician, playing a number of instruments in high ...
100. Rosenda Monteros
Actress | The Magnificent Seven
Rosenda Monteros was born on August 31, 1935 in Veracruz, Mexico as Rosa Méndez Leza. She was an actress, known for The Magnificent Seven (1960), She (1965) and Rapiña (1975). She was married to Julio Bracho. She died on December 29, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.