Birth Month Day of 02-29 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jessie T. Usher

Actor | Survivor's Remorse

Born a leap year child he excelled academically from elementary through high school as a top honor student. He graduated class salutatorian before moving straight to the Dean's List in college, studying culinary arts and earning the honor of being a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society.

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2. Joss Ackland

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Joss Ackland, the distinguished English actor who has appeared in over 100 movies, scores of plays and a plethora of television programs in his six-decade career, was born Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland on February 29, 1928, in North Kensington, London. After attending London's Central School of ...

3. Dennis Farina

Actor | Get Shorty

Dennis Farina was one of Hollywood's busiest actors and a familiar face to moviegoers and television viewers alike. Recently, he appeared in the feature films, "The Grand," a comedy about a Vegas poker tournament with Woody Harrelson, Cheryl Hines and Ray Romano; "Bottle Shock," also starring Alan ...

4. Peter Scanavino

Actor | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Peter Scanavino was born on February 29, 1980 in Denver, Colorado, USA. He is an actor, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), The Cold Lands (2013) and Banshee (2013). He has been married to Lisha Bai since July 2, 2011. They have two children.

5. Alex Rocco

Actor | The Godfather

Tough and volatile-looking Italianate character actor Alex Rocco was born in Boston and spent time training with such notable teachers as Leonard Nimoy and Jeff Corey to curb his thick Boston accent. In Hollywood from 1963, he worked as a bartender during the lean years and began his TV career in ...

6. Antonio Sabato Jr.

Actor | The Big Hit

Antonio Sabato Jr. was born on February 29, 1972 in Rome, Lazio, Italy as Antonio G. Sabato Jr. He is an actor and producer, known for The Big Hit (1998), Shark Hunter (2001) and General Hospital (1963). He was previously married to Cheryl Moana Marie Nunes and Tully Jensen.

7. Dinah Shore

Soundtrack | The Dinah Shore Chevy Show

Her real name was Frances "Fanny" Rose Shore, and she was born in Winchester, Tennessee. Stricken with polio at 18 months of age, she recovered after receiving the Sister Kenny treatment. She became a cheerleader at Hume-Fogg High School in Nashville and went on to graduate from Vanderbilt ...

8. Shane Johnson

Actor | Behind Enemy Lines

While known mostly as an actor, Shane has also ventured into producing, writing and animation. Given his passion for one particular project, he taught himself how to animate and has since been developing multiple projects. He's also ventured into scripted and reality TV as a writer/creator, ...

9. Ken Foree

Actor | Halloween

Large, likable, and muscular actor Ken Foree was born as Kentotis Alvin Foree on February 29, 1948, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Foree attended Loyola University in Chicago and studied acting at Michael Shulman's Performing Gallery in New York City. He began his career in off-Broadway theater and ...

10. Suanne Braun

Actress | The Princess Switch

Suanne made her professional debut in 1988 working as a TV presenter in her native South Africa. For five years, she hosted a travel series "Bon Voyage" which afforded her the opportunity of visiting over 36 countries and saw her winning her first award for excellence in television. Numerous TV ...

11. Rakhee Thakrar

Actress | EastEnders

Rakhee Thakrar was born on February 29, 1984 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England as Rakhee Mansukh Thakrar. She is an actress, known for EastEnders (1985), Page Eight (2011) and Juliet Remembered (2016). She has been married to Vikash Bhai since September 2, 2017.

12. Ja Rule

Actor | The Fast and the Furious

Ja Rule was born on February 29, 1976 in Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jeffrey Atkins. He is an actor, known for The Fast and the Furious (2001), Scary Movie 3 (2003) and Assault on Precinct 13 (2005). He has been married to Aisha Atkins since April 14, 2001. They have three ...

13. Nejat Isler

Actor | Yumurta

Born in Istanbul in 1972, Nejat Isler graduated from Mimar Sinan State Conservatory's Theater Deparment in 1995. He made his first professional TV debut in 1994 in the TV series "Gurur". He continued his professional acting career and took leading roles in a number of TV series and movies. In 2008 ...

14. Anthony Robbins

Self | Shallow Hal

Anthony Robbins was born on February 29, 1960 in Glendora, California, USA as Anthony J. Mahavorick. He has been married to Sage Bonnie Humphrey since October 14, 2001. They have one child. He was previously married to Rebecca Biggerstaff.

15. Edward Faulkner

Actor | The Green Berets

Fielden Edward Faulkner II was born on Leap Year (February 29), 1932, in Lexington, Kentucky, where his father owned and operated a prominent building supply company. His mother was a retired piano and music teacher. He was the second of two children; his sister (now deceased) was nearly 19 years ...

16. Arthur Franz

Actor | Monster on the Campus

Arthur Sofield Franz was born in Perth Amboy, NJ, to Dorothy and Gustave Franz, German immigrants. He was a reliable character actor in many '40s and '50s "B" pictures, often cast as a friendly small-town businessman or professional (as in The Doctor and the Girl (1949)) or the lead's sympathetic ...

17. William A. Wellman

Director | A Star Is Born

William Wellman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter-director of the original A Star Is Born (1937), was called "Wild Bill" during his World War I service as an aviator, a nickname that persisted in Hollywood due to his larger-than-life personality and lifestyle.

A leap-year baby born in 1896 on the 29th...

18. Michèle Morgan

Actress | La symphonie pastorale

A classic beauty, blonde French actress Michèle Morgan has been one of her country's most popular leading ladies for over five decades. Born in 1920, she studied acting under René Simon and began her career at 15 working as a film extra to pay for drama classes. The young actress soon caught the ...

19. James Cullen Bressack

Producer | Beyond the Law

Bursting onto the indie horror scene at the age of eighteen with his first feature, 'My Pure Joy', James Cullen Bressack has been called "horror's new hope" (Studio City Patch) and "a talent to watch out for" (H.S.T.), also receiving rave reviews on most every major horror website. Released by ...

20. Susan Sennett

Actress | Big Bad Mama

Cute, charming, and spunky blonde Susan Sennett was born on February 29, 1952 in Los Angeles, California. She grew up in the San Fernando Valley and attended a charm school on Ventura Boulevard. Sennett was a member of the arts group, Visual Girls, for two years, worked at the teenage fair, and ...

21. Harvey Jason

Actor | The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Popular stage, film and TV actor Harvey Jason was born on Leap Year's Day, 1940 in London, England. From childhood he aspired to a career as an actor. His efforts, and his substantial talent, paid off. At 19 he was in New York, ready to go. A year later, he was appearing in Joseph Papp's ...

22. Aileen Wuornos

Self | Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer

Aileen Wuornos was born on February 29, 1956 in Rochester, Michigan, USA as Aileen Carol Pittman. She was married to Lewis Gratz Fell. She died on October 9, 2002 in Florida State Prison, Starke, Florida, USA.

23. George Young

Actor | Containment

George Young was born on February 29, 1980 in London, England as George Ng. He is an actor and writer, known for Containment (2016), Grace (2014) and Final Recipe (2013). He has been married to Janet Hsieh since January 26, 2015. They have one child.

24. Yanti Somer

Actress | Le temps de mourir

Yanti Somer was born on February 29, 1948 in Helsinki, Finland as Kirsti Elisa Somersalo. She is an actress, known for The Time to Die (1970), War of the Planets (1977) and Star Odyssey (1979).

25. Arnaud Valois

Actor | 120 battements par minute

Arnaud Valois studied acting at Cours Florent. He got discovered in Charlie Says by Nicole Garcia where he played one of the lead roles alongside Jean-Pierre Bacri, Vincent Lindon and Benoît Magimel. He went on to play in Cliente by Josiane Balasko and Girl on the Train by André Techine. After a ...

26. Sharon Hugueny

Actress | Hawaiian Eye

Sharon Elizabeth Hugueny was a leap-year baby, born on February 29, 1944, in Los Angeles, California. She was an intelligent, introspective, and sensitive child who preferred serious reading, writing, and music to the "more frivolous" interests of her peers. Sharon's parents - a World War II Navy ...

27. James Mitchell

Actor | All My Children

James Mitchell was born on February 29, 1920 in Sacramento, California, USA. He was an actor, known for All My Children (1970), The Toast of New Orleans (1950) and Colorado Territory (1949). He died on January 22, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.

28. Caitlin E.J. Meyer

Actress | Little Secrets

Caitlin E.J. Meyer was born in Utah. She was born on a leap year, February 29th. She has seven siblings.

She resides in Utah where she is studying Psychology and plans to graduate in the winter of 2013.

The stage and screen have been a big part of her life. Some of her favorite roles include, Juliet,...

29. Albert Welling

Actor | Underworld

Albert Welling was born on February 29, 1952 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Underworld (1997), Bugs (1995) and My Dad's the Prime Minister (2003).

30. Gérard Darmon

Actor | Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre

Gérard Darmon was born on February 29, 1948 in Paris, France. He is an actor, known for Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002), Betty Blue (1986) and Pasport (1990). He was previously married to Mathilda May.

31. John Roarke

Actor | The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear

John Roarke was born on February 29, 1952 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor, known for The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991), Courage Under Fire (1996) and The Silence of the Hams (1994).

32. Wendi Peters

Actress | Coronation Street

Wendi Peters was born on February 29, 1968 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England as Wendy Louise Dawson. She is an actress, known for Coronation Street (1960), Bad Girls (1999) and Coronation Street: Out of Africa (2008). She has been married to Kenny Linden since October 30, 1992. They have one child.

33. Anika Poitier

Director | The Devil Cats

Anika Poitier was born on February 29, 1972 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is a director and actress, known for The Devil Cats (2004), Swordfish (2001) and Yard Sale (2010).

34. Ella Peel

Actress | Nobody Girl

Ella Peel was born on the leap year February 29, 1996 in Carmarthen, Wales. She is an actress, known for roles in Tracy Beaker Returns (2013), Hinterland (2013) and Ordinary Lies (2015). She is bilingual, speaking Welsh and English, and has worked extensively on both Welsh and English television. ...

35. Tempest Storm

Actress | Mundo depravados

A staple for many years at the El Ray Berlesk theater in Oakland, Tempest Storm had a name suiting her past. She had run away from her home in Eastman, Georgia, after surviving abuse as a child and a rape by a local gang. Ariving in Studio City, Tempest got along well, managing not only on her ...

36. Margit Carstensen

Actress | Die bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant

Margit Carstensen was born on February 29, 1940 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. She is known for her work on The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972), The Third Generation (1979) and Martha (1974).

37. Saul Williams

Actor | K-PAX

Acclaimed New York-based verbal stylist, who has risen to the level of one of the foremost slam poets today. Holds a B.A. in philosophy and acting from Morehouse College, as well as a Masters in Acting from NYU.

Was a staple of NYC's Nuyorican Poets Cafe, where he honed his skill, drawing from ...

38. Kerry Walker

Actress | The Piano

Kerry Walker was born on February 29, 1948 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Kerry Ann Walker. She is known for her work on The Piano (1993), Moulin Rouge! (2001) and Australia (2008).

39. Dana Schweiger

Actress | Knockin' on Heaven's Door

Dana Schweiger was born on February 29, 1968 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Dana Carlsen. She is an actress, known for Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997), Der Eisbär (1998) and Barefoot (2005). She was previously married to Til Schweiger.

40. Olga Boladz

Actress | Kvinden der drømte om en mand

Olga Boladz was born on February 29, 1984 in Torun, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010), Blindness (2016) and Botoks (2017).

41. Gilles Bensimon

Self | A Model Life

Gilles Bensimon was born on February 29, 1944 in Vic-sur-Cère in Cantal, France.

42. Steve Hart

Actor | Traffic Warden

Steve Hart was born on February 29, 1972 in London, England as Stephen Hart. He is an actor and writer, known for Traffic Warden (2007), Mirror Mirror : Go90 (2015) and Forest of the Damned (2005). He has been married to Ashley Scott since January 2010. They have two children.

43. Steve Cory

Actor | The Mechanic

Steve Cory was born on February 29, 1948 in San Diego, California, USA as Steven Norman Cory. He is an actor, known for The Mechanic (1972), Death Valley Days (1952) and The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler (1971). He was previously married to Pamela Galbraith Ostertag and Rochelle L. Jones.

44. Janvi Chheda

Actress | C.I.D.

Janvi Chheda was born on February 29, 1984 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for C.I.D. (1998), Chhoona Hai Aasmaan (2007) and Balika Vadhu (2008). She has been married to Nishant Gopalia since 2011. They have one child.

45. Eamonn Roche

Actor | The Mask

Eamonn Roche was born on February 29, 1968. He is an actor, known for The Mask (1994), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Meet Wally Sparks (1997).

46. Tessa Walker

Actress | The Tooth Fairy

Tessa Walker was born on February 29, 1984. She is an actress, known for The Tooth Fairy (2016) and Age of Love (2007).

47. Phyllis Frelich

Actress | ER

Phyllis was born on Feburary 29, 1944, the oldest of 9 children. She attended North Dakota School for the Deaf, graduating in 1962. She went on to Gallaudet College (renamed Gallaudet University), actively participating in theater there. She finally made her debut on April 2, 1967, on the NBC ...

48. Graham Theakston

Director | The Politician's Wife

Graham Theakston was born on February 29, 1952 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is known for his work on The Politician's Wife (1995), Seeing Red (2000) and The Tripods (1984). He died on September 2, 2014 in London, England.

49. Ted Le Plat

Actor | Bare Essence

Ted Le Plat was born on February 29, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and casting director, known for Bare Essence (1983), Where the Heart Is (1969) and Santa Barbara (1984).

50. Yoshio Harada

Actor | Rônin-gai

Yoshio Harada was born on February 29, 1940 in Tokyo, Japan. He was an actor and producer, known for Rônin-gai (1990), Onibi (1997) and Netorare Sosuke (1992). He died on July 19, 2011 in Tokyo.


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