Birth Month Day of 01-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Lucy Boynton

Actress | Sing Street

Lucy Boynton (born 17 January 1994) is an American-English actress. She made her film debut with a leading role in Miss Potter (2006). Boynton's credits include Copperhead (2013), Sing Street (2016), Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).

Boynton was born in New York City ...

2. Willa Fitzgerald

Actress | Scream

Willa Fitzgerald is an American actress, native of Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Fitzgerald graduated from the Harpeth Hall School, a private college-preparatory school for girls in Nashville in 2009, then got her BA in theater studies from Yale University in 2013. Her career in films ...

3. Zooey Deschanel

Actress | New Girl

Zooey Deschanel was born in 1980 into a showbiz family. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, is an Academy Award-nominated cinematographer (perhaps most notably for The Passion of the Christ (2004)) and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir), is an actress who appeared in Twin Peaks (1990). Her paternal ...

4. Jim Carrey

Actor | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Jim Carrey, Canadian-born and a U.S. citizen since 2004, is an actor and producer famous for his rubbery body movements and flexible facial expressions. The two-time Golden Globe-winner rose to fame as a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color (1990) but leading roles in Ace Ventura: ...

5. James Earl Jones

Actor | Rogue One

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native USA and internationally, James Earl Jones was born on January 17, 1931 in Arkabutla, Mississippi. At an early age, he started to take dramatic lessons to calm himself down. It appeared to work as he has since starred ...

6. Kelly Marie Tran

Actress | Raya and the Last Dragon

Kelly Marie Tran is a American actress from San Diego who is known for voicing Raya from Raya and the Last Dragon and playing Rose Tico from the Star Wars sequel trilogy. She also voiced Dawn Betterman from The Croods: A New Age. She reprised her role of Rose in Lego Star Wars specials and Forces ...

7. Micaela Ramazzotti

Actress | La pazza gioia

Micaela Ramazzotti was born on January 17, 1979 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress and director, known for Like Crazy (2016), The First Beautiful Thing (2010) and A Flat for Three (2012). She has been married to Paolo Virzì since January 17, 2009. They have two children.

8. Indya Moore

Actress | Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

Indya Moore is an actress, writer, director, model, social activist and founder of Beetlefruit Media, Inc., a production company focused on storytelling in various mediums. Born and raised in the Bronx, they have appeared in Vogue and OUT, as well as assignments for GQ, Gucci and Christian Dior. ...

9. Sheree North

Actress | Breakout

Sheree North was born on January 17, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Breakout (1975), Lawman (1971) and Charley Varrick (1973). She was previously married to Phillip Alan Norman, Dr. Gerhardt Ralph Sommer, John M. "Bud" Freeman and Frederick Arnold Bessire Jr.. ...

10. Eartha Kitt

Actress | The Emperor's New Groove

An out-of-wedlock child, Eartha Kitt was born in the cotton fields of South Carolina. Kitt's mother was a sharecropper of African-American and Cherokee Native American descent. Her father's identity is unknown. Given away by her mother, she arrived in Harlem at age nine. At 15, she quit high school...

11. Isa Briones

Actress | Star Trek: Picard

Isa Briones was born Isabella Camille Briones in London, England. Her parents, Jon Jon Briones and Megan Johnson Briones are both actors and singers, and her younger brother, Teo Briones is also an actor. She began modeling in New York at the age of 3, and started acting when her family moved to ...

12. Betty White

Actress | The Proposal

Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive for the Crouse-Hinds Electric Company. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent.

Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic ...

13. Naveen Andrews

Actor | Planet Terror

Born Naveen William Sidney Andrews in London on January 17, 1969. His parents were both Indian immigrants from Kerala, India. In high school, he auditioned for drama school and was accepted at London's Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Two of his classmates were Ewan McGregor and David Thewlis. ...

14. Andy Kaufman

Actor | Taxi

Referred to by some as a dadaistic comedian, Andy Kaufman took comedy and performance art to the edges of irrationality and blurred the dividing line between reality and imagination. Born in New York City on January 17, 1949, the first son of Stanley and Janice Kaufman, Andy grew up on New York in ...

15. Denis O'Hare

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

Denis Patrick Seamus O'Hare is an American actor, singer, and author noted for his award-winning performances in the plays Take Me Out and Sweet Charity, as well as portraying vampire king Russell Edgington on HBO's fantasy series True Blood. He is also known for his supporting roles in such films ...

16. Hollie-Jay Bowes

Actress | Waterloo Road

Hollie-Jay Bowes was born on January 17, 1989 in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK. Hollie-Jay is an actor, known for Waterloo Road (2023), No Offence (2015) and The Rising (2022).

17. Cathy Belton

Actress | Philomena

Cathy Belton was born on January 17, 1970 in Renmore, Galway, Ireland. She is an actress, known for Philomena (2013), Red Rock (2015) and Hidden Assets (2021).

18. Charithra Chandran

Actress | Alex Rider

Charithra Chandran is a British Indian Actor based in London, UK. Charithra has been performing from a young age, starting out in productions of touring West End musicals. Whilst attending Oxford University, she participated in many theatre and film productions where her interest in acting further ...

19. Song Kang-ho

Actor | Salinui chueok

Song Kang-ho never professionally trained as an actor, beginning his career in social theater groups after graduating from Kimhae High School. Later, he joined Kee Kuk-seo's influential theater company with its emphasis on instinctive acting and improvisation, which proved to be Song's training ...

20. Joshua Malina

Actor | A Few Good Men

Joshua Charles Malina is an American film and stage actor known for playing Will Bailey on the NBC drama The West Wing, Jeremy Goodwin on Sports Night, US Attorney General David Rosen on Scandal, and Caltech President Siebert on The Big Bang Theory. Malina was born in New York City. His parents, ...

21. Freddy Rodríguez

Actor | Planet Terror

Freddy Rodríguez was born on January 17, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Planet Terror (2007), Poseidon (2006) and Harsh Times (2005). He has been married to Maria Elsie Rivera since December 23, 1995. They have two children.

22. Amy Sherman-Palladino

Producer | The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

An only child, Amy Sherman-Palladino is daughter to comedian Don Sherman & dancer Maybin Hewes.

Originally a dancer herself, Palladino had initially received a callback to the musical Cats, while also having a possible writing position on the staff of Roseanne in rotation. When she and writing ...

23. Steve Harvey

Producer | The Steve Harvey Show

Broderick Stephen Harvey, Sr. is an American television host, actor, writer, producer, and comedian. He hosts The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud, the Miss Universe competition, Family Feud Africa, and the arbitration-based court comedy Judge Steve Harvey.

Harvey began ...

24. Susanna Hoffs

Soundtrack | Austin Powers in Goldmember

Susanna Hoffs was born on January 17, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and composer, known for Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) and Pitch Perfect (2012). She has been married to Jay Roach since April 17, 1993. They have two children.

25. Leigh Whannell

Actor | Saw

Leigh Whannell grew up in Melbourne, Australia, where, at the age of four, he developed an obsession with telling stories. Whether it be through acting, writing or filmmaking, his primary love was getting a reaction from an audience. In 1995, at the age of 18, he was accepted into the Royal ...

26. Hale Appleman

Actor | The Magicians

Graduate of famed LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts.

Studied at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama.

Starred in the Roundabout Theater Company's revival production of David Rabe's Streamers, directed by Scott Ellis. ('08/'09 Season)

Played Jesus in the New York Premiere of Sarah ...

27. Harry Collett

Actor | Dunkirk

Harry Collett was born on January 17, 2004 in England, UK. He is an actor, known for Dunkirk (2017), House of the Dragon (2022) and Dolittle (2020).

28. Moira Shearer

Actress | The Red Shoes

Moira was born the daughter of Harold Charles King, a civil engineer, in Dunfermline, Scotland. She was educated at Dunfermline High School, Ndola in Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) and Bearsden Academy, Scotland. She received her professional training at the Mayfair School and The Nicholas ...

29. Ryan Gage

Actor | The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Ryan Gage was born on January 17, 1983 in England, UK. He is an actor and director, known for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) and Outlaw (2007).

30. Joanna David

Actress | You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Joanna David was born on January 17, 1947 in Lancaster, England, UK. She is an actress and producer, known for You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010), Pride and Prejudice (1995) and Rebecca (1979). She has been married to Edward Fox since 2004. They have two children.

31. Scott Mechlowicz

Actor | Mean Creek

Scott David Mechlowicz was born in New York City, to Susan (Lehrman) and Morris Mechlowicz. He was raised in Plano, Texas. He graduated from Plano Senior High School and after one semester of university in Texas, he studied at and graduated from UCLA in 2003. His career began with Neverland (2003),...

32. Nigel Lindsay

Actor | Four Lions

Nigel Lindsay was born on 17th January 1969 and entered into the world of acting comparatively late. For three years he was a financial analyst in the City in his native London but, on his own admission, hated it and applied almost simultaneously for the law and the stage. He had a place at bar ...

33. Mitch Vogel

Actor | The Reivers

Lanky, freckle-faced, unassuming and a spitting image of how you would envision Mark Twain's "Tom Sawyer" character if he came alive, juvenile actor Mitch Vogel was one of Hollywood's top performers during the late 1960s and early 1970s. His career fell away, however, by the following decade and ...

34. Adriana Ugarte

Actress | Julieta

Along 2013 year, has starred as Sira Quiroga in a tv series "El tiempo entre costuras" - L'espionne de Tanger - written by María Dueña best-seller. Acting this role, Sira was a young seamstress, who moved from Madrid (Spain) to Tanger (Morocco) in 1930 decade, when she had as clients important ...

35. Patricia Owens

Actress | The Fly

Patricia Owens was born in Golden, British Columbia, in 1925. When she was eight she moved to England, where she embarked on a number of stage plays. Later she was spotted by a Twentieth Century-Fox executive, who offered her a contract, and in 1956 she went to Hollywood. There she met Sy Bartlett,...

36. Robyn Addison

Actress | Dragon Age: Inquisition

Robyn Addison was born on January 17, 1985 in Derby, Derbyshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014), Doc Martin (2004) and Dragon Age: Inquisition - Trespasser (2015). She has been married to Shane Zaza since August 14, 2016.

37. Genndy Tartakovsky

Producer | Samurai Jack

Genndy Tartakovsky was born and raised in Moscow, USSR. He and his family moved to Chicago, IL when he was 7 years old, after his father defected to the US. His interest in comic books and animation led him to study animation at CalArts in Los Angeles. While he was there he produced two student ...

38. Kathrine Herzer

Actress | Madam Secretary

Kathrine Herzer was born on January 17, 1997 in Los Angeles, California. She is an actress and assistant director, known for Madam Secretary (2014) and Men, Women & Children (2014).

39. Brian Helgeland

Writer | Finestkind

Brian Helgeland was born in Providence, Rhode Island and raised in New Bedford Massachusetts. A born worker, Helgeland has endeavored to achieve in the following fields: snow shoveler, scrap newspaper collector, dishwasher, nursing home janitor, drug store clerk and unreliable nightshift gas ...

40. Todd Susman

Actor | The Taking of Pelham 123

Todd Susman was born on January 17, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009), Blast from the Past (1999) and Beverly Hills Cop II (1987).

41. Tara Elders

Actress | Interview

Tara Elders was born on January 17, 1980 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She is an actress, known for Interview (2007), Sextet (2007) and May 6th (2004). She has been married to Michiel Huisman since February 2008. They have one child.

42. Linda Kash

Actress | Best in Show

Linda Kash began her professional life at the Second City in Toronto. She has also appeared in a number of plays for Canadian Stage.

She was a series regular cast member in The Comedy Mill, Max Glick, Variety Tonight in Canada and SheTV, Minor Adjustments and Style and Substance in the US. As well ...

43. Max Adler

Actor | Detention of the Dead

Born in Queens, New York and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, Adler moved to Los Angeles immediately after graduating high school to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. Max Adler, a cast member of the Golden Globe Winner for Best Television Series - Comedy (Glee) and a Screen Actors Guild Award ...

44. Shari Lewis

Actress | Lamb Chop's Play-Along

Shari Lewis was born on January 17, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for Lamb Chop's Play-Along (1992), The Charlie Horse Music Pizza (1998) and Star Trek (1966). She was previously married to Jeremy Tarcher and Stanley Lewis. She died on August 2, 1998 in ...

45. Jonathan Keltz

Actor | Entourage

Jonathan Lippert Keltz was born in New York City, to Karin Lippert, who worked in public relations, and Martin Keltz, the co-founder and President of Scholastic Productions. He remained in the city through pre-school before moving upstate to Woodstock, New York, where he attended Poughkeepsie Day ...

46. Diogo Morgado

Actor | Son of God

While his acting debut was at the age of 15, Diogo Morgado later became known internationally for his groundbreaking portrayal of "Jesus" in 20th Century Fox's feature film "Son of God" and in The History Channel's highly rated, Emmy-nominated miniseries "The Bible." Morgado's recent work includes ...

47. D.J. Caruso

Director | I Am Number Four

Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, Caruso came west to play tennis and study Television Production at Pepperdine University. Interned at Disney Studios in the Product Placement department and later hooked up with Director John Badham, who mentored him into a second-unit director, after Badham lost his ...

48. Kevin Reynolds

Director | Waterworld

Raised as an Air Force brat, Kevin Reynolds' love for cinema inspired him to forsake his law school degree and move to Los Angeles to enroll in the University of Southern California's legendary film school. Reynolds' graduate thesis film "Proof" became the basis for "Fandango" starring Kevin ...

49. Benno Fürmann

Actor | Joyeux Noël

Benno Fürmann was born on 17 January 1972 in Berlin, Germany and worked as a waiter, bouncer and drifter before attending acting lessons at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York. After returning to Germany, he played several minor parts in movie and television projects until his breakthrough ...

50. Bart Freundlich

Director | The Myth of Fingerprints

Bart Freundlich was born on January 17, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for The Myth of Fingerprints (1997), Wolves (2016) and Trust the Man (2005). He has been married to Julianne Moore since August 23, 2003. They have two children.


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