Birth Month Day of 05-23 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. John Ortiz

Actor | Silver Linings Playbook

John Ortiz was born on May 23, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), American Gangster (2007) and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007). He is married to Jennifer Ortiz. They have one child.

2. Richard Ayoade

Writer | Submarine

Richard Ellef Ayoade was born in Hammersmith, and grew up in Suffolk, in England, the son of a Norwegian mother, Dagny Amalie (Baassuik), and a Nigerian father, Layide Ade Laditi Ayoade. He studied Law at Cambridge university, and followed in the footsteps of British Comedy legends like Monty ...

3. Jewel Kilcher

Soundtrack | Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

Jewel Kilcher was born on May 23, 1974 in Payson, Utah, USA. She was previously married to Ty Murray.

4. Joan Collins

Actress | Dynasty

Joan Collins was born on May 23, 1933 in Paddington, London, England as Joan Henrietta Collins. She is an actress and producer, known for Dynasty (1981), Empire of the Ants (1977) and Land of the Pharaohs (1955). She has been married to Percy Gibson since February 17, 2002. She was previously ...

5. Scatman Crothers

Actor | The Shining

Scatman Crothers was born Benjamin Sherman Crothers on May 23, 1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Songwriter ("Dearest One"), actor, composer, singer, comedian and guitarist who, after high school, appeared in nightclubs, hotels, films and on television. He made many records, including his own ...

6. H. Jon Benjamin

Actor | Archer

H. Jon Benjamin was born on May 23, 1966 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Archer (2009), Wet Hot American Summer (2001) and Not Another Teen Movie (2001).

7. Drew Carey

Producer | The Drew Carey Show

Drew Carey was born on May 23, 1958 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Drew Allison Carey. He is a producer and actor, known for The Drew Carey Show (1995), Robots (2005) and Jack and Jill (2011).

8. LaMonica Garrett

Actor | Designated Survivor

LaMonica Garrett was born on May 23, 1975 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Designated Survivor (2016), Clemency (2019) and Sons of Anarchy (2008). He has been married to Mina Ivanova since April 27, 2017.

9. Lea DeLaria

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Lea DeLaria was born on May 23, 1958 in Belleville, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Cars 3 (2017) and The Oblongs (2001).

10. Ryan Coogler

Director | Black Panther

Ryan Coogler was born on May 23, 1986 in Oakland, California, USA as Ryan Kyle Coogler. He is a director and writer, known for Black Panther (2018), Creed (2015) and Fruitvale Station (2013). He has been married to Zinzi Evans since 2016.

11. Melissa McBride

Actress | The Walking Dead

Melissa Suzanne McBride (born May 23, 1965) is an American actress and former casting director, best known for her role as Carol Peletier on the AMC series The Walking Dead. McBride has garnered critical acclaim and received multiple awards and nominations for her role on the show.

McBride was born ...

12. D.J. Cotrona

Actor | G.I. Joe: Retaliation

D.J. Cotrona was born on May 23, 1980 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Donald Joseph Cotrona. He is an actor and producer, known for G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013), Shazam! (2019) and Dear John (2010).

13. Karen Duffy

Actress | Dumb and Dumber

Karen Duffy was born on May 23, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Dumb and Dumber (1994), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) and Blank Check (1994). She has been married to John Lambros since February 28, 1997. They have one child.

14. Laurel Holloman

Actress | The L Word

Laurel Holloman was born on May 23, 1971 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA as Laurel Lisa Holloman. She is an actress, known for The L Word (2004), The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love (1995) and Boogie Nights (1997). She was previously married to Paul Macherey.

15. Heather Wahlquist

Actress | John Q

Heather Wahlquist is an actress and writer. A native Oklahoman, Wahlquist aspired to be an actress at an early age and came to Hollywood after studying drama at the University of Oklahoma.

Her most recent project is "Yellow," in which she not only stars, but also co-wrote in collaboration with the ...

16. Felissa Rose

Actress | Sleepaway Camp

Felissa Rose Esposito grew up in New York always wanting to perform. At the age of 13, she landed the role of Angela in the cult film Sleepaway Camp (1983). At the age of 17, she applied for early admission to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and was admitted that fall. Attending The ...

17. O-Lan Jones

Actress | Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

O-Lan Jones is an award winning composer, sound designer, writer, and actress who has been consistently involved in experimental theater, music, and opera since the age of 16. The press has referred to her as an "uncategorizable legend." She is the Artistic Director for Overtone Industries, ...

18. Linden Ashby

Actor | Mortal Kombat

After graduating from Bolles High School in Jacksonville, Florida, Ashby took a degree in psychology and business administration at Fort Lewis College in Durango in the state of Colorado, and then moved to New York where he took drama classes in the Neighborhood Playhouse. Early in his career he ...

19. Alexander De Jordy

Actor | 19-2

Alexander De Jordy is a Toronto born actor, director and producer, known for 19-2 (2014), Letterkenny (2016), and Between (2015).

He has also appeared on Rookie Blue (2010), Saving Hope (2012), and starred in the Gemini nominated Sticks and Stones (2008), winner of "Best Foreign Drama Feature" at ...

20. Kelly Monaco

Actress | General Hospital

An active athlete, Kelly Marie Monaco grew up on the East Coast, where she participated in soccer, swimming, track and softball, among other sports. After the last of five girls was born, her family decided to move from the bustling city of Philadelphia to the more peaceful environment of the ...

21. Nigel Davenport

Actor | A Man for All Seasons

Nigel Davenport was born on May 23, 1928 in Shelford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Arthur Nigel Davenport. He was an actor and assistant director, known for A Man for All Seasons (1966), Chariots of Fire (1981) and Phase IV (1974). He was married to Maria Aitken and Helena Margaret White. ...

22. Linda Watkins

Actress | From Hell It Came

Linda Watkins was born on May 23, 1908 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for From Hell It Came (1957), Good Neighbor Sam (1964) and The Parent Trap (1961). She was married to Gabriel Hess. She died on October 31, 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

23. Adam Wylie

Actor | Picket Fences

Adam Wylie was born on May 23, 1984 in San Dimas, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Picket Fences (1992), Child's Play 2 (1990) and The King and I (1999).

24. Rosemary Clooney

Actress | White Christmas

Rosemary Clooney was born in Maysville, Kentucky, to Marie Frances (Guilfoyle) and Andrew Joseph Clooney. She was one of five children. Her father was of Irish and German descent, and her mother was of Irish and English ancestry. She grew up in Maysville, where she and her sister Betty Clooney used...

25. Betty Garrett

Actress | On the Town

A sunny singer, dancer and comic actress, Betty Garrett starred in several Hollywood musicals and stage roles. She was at the top of her game when the Communist scare in the 1950s brought her career to a screeching, ugly halt. She and her husband Larry Parks, an Oscar-nominated actor, were summoned...

26. Lane Garrison

Actor | Shooter

Lane Garrison is an American actor,writer from Dallas, Texas. After he graduated from J.J. Pearce High School, where Jessica Simpson also attended, he moved to Los Angeles. He was 18 and only had 400$ to his name, but his love and passion for making movies paid off after years of perseverance when ...

27. Linda Thompson

Soundtrack | The Bodyguard

Linda Thompson was born in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Kingsbury High School where she was Homecoming Queen, and after graduation, she attended Memphis State University for 4 years, majoring in English and Drama. Linda was named Miss Tennessee Universe 1972, Miss Liberty Bowl, Miss Shelby ...

28. Tom Tykwer

Writer | Lola rennt

Director, writer, producer and composer Tom Tykwer was born in 1965 in Wuppertal, Germany. He showed an interest in film-making from childhood, making super 8 films from the age of 11. Among his first jobs was working at a local art-house cinema. Tykwer eventually relocated to Berlin, first working...

29. Douglas Fairbanks

Actor | Robin Hood

Douglas Fairbanks was born Douglas Elton Thomas Ullman in Denver, Colorado, to Ella Adelaide (nee Marsh) and Hezekiah Charles Ullman, an attorney and native of Pennsylvania, who was a captain for the Union forces during the Civil War. Fairbanks' paternal grandparents were German Jewish immigrants, ...

30. Guinevere Turner

Actress | American Psycho

Guinevere Turner was born on May 23, 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Guinevere Jane Turner. She is an actress and writer, known for American Psycho (2000), The Notorious Bettie Page (2005) and Go Fish (1994).

31. Barbara Barrie

Actress | Breaking Away

After endless stage and television work, Barrie received a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her performance in One Potato, Two Potato (1964), in the film she acted as Julie, a young, single parent for four years, after her husband abandoned her and their daughter. The following ...

32. Mark Arnold

Actor | Blade Runner 2049

Mark Arnold was born on May 23, 1957 in Broomall, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Teen Wolf (1985) and Florence Foster Jenkins (2016). He has been married to Alina Florea since September 1, 2011. He was previously married to Anneliza Scott.

33. Jesse Heiman

Actor | Old School

Jesse Heiman was born in Boston on May 23, 1978 and lived in Boston until 1989.

He lived in Austin, Texas from 1989 and attended West Ridge Middle School, Westlake High School, and Texas State University of San Marcos for education. Graduated college in May of 2000 with a BA in English.

Moved to Los ...

34. Edna Skinner

Actress | The Millionaire

Edna Skinner and her friend Jean Fish retired to the southern Oregon coast in the 1970s after both had led colorful lives and rewarding careers in everything from Hollywood movies to outdoor writing, gathering up innumerable interests and friends along the way. Settling in the North Bend/Coos Bay ...

35. Sara Hjort Ditlevsen

Actress | Undskyld jeg forstyrrer

Sara Hjort Ditlevsen is a Danish actress, writer and director. She grew up in Birkerød, Denmark, and partly in the US with her parents and siblings. Sara graduated from the Danish National School of Acting in 2016. She was part of a children's theatre in her hometown from the age of ten and began ...

36. Frank McHugh

Actor | All Through the Night

The parents of Frank McHugh ran their own stock company and he was on the stage as a child. When he was 10 he was part of an act that include his brother Matt McHugh and sister Kitty McHugh. After vaudeville and other stock companies, Frank debuted on Broadway "The Fall Guy" (1925). In 1930 he was ...

37. Lauren Chapin

Actress | School Bus Diaries

Lauren Chapin was born on May 23, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lauren Ann Chapin. She is an actress, known for School Bus Diaries (2016), Father Knows Best (1954) and The Amorous Adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza (1976). She was previously married to Jerry Jones.

38. Gavin Free

Editor | The Slow Mo Guys

Gavin David Free is a British born filmmaker who wowed millions with his slow-motion videos on the Slow Mo Guys YouTube channel alongside Daniel Gruchy. He has also done a number of other videos with the production company Rooster Teeth. Gavin was born on May 23, 1988 in Oxfordshire, England. ...

39. Ushan Çakir

Actor | Sev beni

Ushan Çakir is a Turkish actor. He became known for the character Arda he played in Leyla and Mecnun in 2011. Ushan Çakir, graduated from Istanbul State Conservatory, has participated in a number of dramatic performances as well as playing theater.

He graduated from the Istanbul State Conservatory ...

40. Beverly Leech

Actress | Blood Work

Beverly Leech was born on May 23, 1959 in Paris, Texas, USA as Beverly Ann Leech. She is an actress, known for Blood Work (2002), Square One Television (1987) and Mathnet (1987). She has been married to Christian J. Meoli since May 21, 1999. She was previously married to Dennis Smeal.

41. Zalman King

Producer | Nine 1/2 Weeks

Zalman King was born on May 23, 1942 in Trenton, New Jersey, USA as Zalman King Lefkowitz. He was a producer and director, known for 9½ Weeks (1986), Galaxy of Terror (1981) and In God's Hands (1998). He was married to Patricia Louisianna Knop. He died on February 3, 2012 in Santa Monica, ...

42. Ulla Jacobsson

Actress | Zulu

Ulla Jacobsson was an International Swedish Actress and became world-famous with the film One Summer of Happiness (1951) (English title: "One Summer of Happiness", German title: "Sie tanzte nur einen Sommer") and Smiles of a Summer Night (1955) ("Smiles of a Summer Night"), which Zarah Leander made...

43. Matt Gourley

Actor | Drunk History

Matt Gourley is an American actor, comedian, and podcaster from Whittier, California best known for his work on Community, Adventure Time, Blindspot, and Comedy Central's Drunk History. He also Co-created the Superego podcast and hosts the I Was There Too, Pistol Shrimps Radio, and James Bonding ...

44. Jeanette Brox

Actress | Wilderness Survival for Girls

Jeanette Brox was born on May 23, 1981 in Orange County, California, USA as Jeanette Carolyn Brox. She is an actress, known for Wilderness Survival for Girls (2004), Jack & Bobby (2004) and Still Life (2003). She is married to Neil McCarthy.

45. David Harris

Actor | The Warriors

David Harris was born on May 23, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for The Warriors (1979), Brubaker (1980) and Fatal Beauty (1987).

46. Herbert Marshall

Actor | Trouble in Paradise

Herbert Marshall had trained to become a certified accountant, but his interest turned to the stage. He lost a leg while serving in World War I, he was rehabilitated with a wooden leg. This did not stop him from making good his decision to make the stage as his vocation. He used a very deliberate ...

47. Jennifer Daniel

Actress | Barnaby Rudge

Blonde Welsh leading actress who spent the majority of her career working in television. Her rare forays to the big screen resulted in two of the more intense heroines inhabiting the world of Hammer horror in the 60's. On both occasions she appeared opposite Noel Willman: as one of his victims in ...

48. James Gleason

Actor | Arsenic and Old Lace

James Gleason was born in New York City to William Gleason and Mina Crolius, who were both in the theatre. He was married to Lucile Gleason (born Lucile Webster), and had a son, Russell Gleason. As a young man James fought in the Spanish-American War. After the war he joined the stock company at ...

49. Charles Kimbrough

Actor | The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Charles Kimbrough was born on May 23, 1936 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Charles Maybery Kimbrough. He is an actor, known for The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Murphy Brown (1988) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame 2: The Secret of the Bell (2002).

50. Hal Landon Jr.

Actor | Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Hal Landon Jr. was born on May 23, 1941 in Long Beach, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), Eraserhead (1977) and Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (1991).


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