Birth Month Day of 01-08 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Elvis Presley

Soundtrack | Girls! Girls! Girls!

Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School. ...

2. Stuart Martin

Actor | Miss Scarlet & the Duke

Stuart Martin is a Scottish actor, best known for his roles in Babylon, Jamestown, Medici: Masters of Florence and Miss Scarlet and The Duke He studied drama at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. His wife Lisa McGrillis is also an actress; they met at a Christmas party in the National Theatre bar...

3. Rachel Nichols

Actress | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Rachel Emily Nichols was born in Augusta, Maine, the daughter of Alison and James Nichols, a schoolteacher. She has English, French Canadian, German, Irish, Italian and Scottish ancestry. She attended and graduated from Cony High School in Augusta, where she competed in the high jump. She attended ...

4. Sarah Polley

Actress | Dawn of the Dead

Sarah Polley is an actress and director renowned in her native Canada for her political activism. Blessed with an extremely expressive face that enables directors to minimize dialog due to her uncanny ability to suggest a character's thoughts, Polley has become a favorite of critics for her ...

5. Gaby Hoffmann

Actress | Field of Dreams

Gabrielle Mary Hoffmann was born in New York City, New York, to actors Anthony Herrera and Viva (née Janet Susan Mary Hoffmann), who was a Warhol superstar. She began acting in commercials at 4 to help pay the family bills. Gaby's first film role was as young "Maizy Russell" in 1989's Uncle Buck (...

6. Michelle Forbes

Actress | Kalifornia

Michelle Renee Forbes Guajardo is an American actress who has appeared on television and in independent films. Forbes first gained attention for her dual role in daytime soap opera Guiding Light, for which she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination. She is also a Saturn Award winner with three ...

7. Josh Meyers

Actor | Date Movie

Josh Meyers is an actor, writer and stand-up comedian. Josh was born and raised in Bedford, New Hampshire and went to Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. After graduating, Josh moved to Amsterdam to be an actor at the famed "Boom Chicago Theatre," which for twenty years has been a ...

8. Freddie Stroma

Actor | Pitch Perfect

Freddie Stroma was born on January 8, 1987 in London, England, UK. Freddie is an actor, known for Pitch Perfect (2012), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010). Freddie has been married to Johanna Braddy since December 30, 2016.

9. David Bowie

Actor | The Man Who Fell to Earth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

10. Genevieve Padalecki

Actress | Hated

Making her television debut as Kris Furillo, Genevieve is an experienced stage actress. She has performed in regional productions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Crimes of the Heart" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." Genevieve holds a bachelor ...

11. Yvette Mimieux

Actress | The Time Machine

An intelligent, slender leading lady of the 1960s and 70s, Yvette Carmen Mimieux was born in Hollywood, California, to Maria (Montemayor) and René Mimieux, an occasional movie extra. Her father was born in England, of French and German descent, and her mother was Mexican. While she was first ...

12. Cynthia Erivo

Actress | Harriet

Cynthia Erivo is an English actress, singer, and songwriter. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a Daytime Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, and a Tony Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Screen Actors Guild ...

13. Ami Dolenz

Actress | Can't Buy Me Love

Ami Dolenz was born on January 8, 1969 in Burbank, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Can't Buy Me Love (1987), Rescue Me (1992) and Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993). She has been married to Jerry Trimble since August 10, 2002.

14. Karan Soni

Actor | Safety Not Guaranteed

Karan Soni was born in New Delhi, India. He made his film debut as Kemal in Yusuf Sumer's short comedy film Kaka Nirvana (2010), in which he co-starred with Rachel Quinn. In 2016, Soni rose to international prominence for his role as Dopinder in Tim Miller's action film Deadpool (2016), a role he ...

15. Harriet Sansom Harris

Actress | Addams Family Values

Born in Texas, Harriet Sansom Harris got involved in acting as a youngster. At seventeen, Harris was accepted at New York's famed Juilliard School. Upon graduation, Harris joined The Acting Company, a repertory group formed by the first alumni of John Houseman's Drama Division of The Juilliard ...

16. Amber Benson

Actress | Chance

Amber Benson was born on January 8, 1977 in Birmingham, Alabama. As a young girl, she studied singing, dancing as well as acting. While still in her teens, she was involved in productions at the local community theatre. Her family moved to Los Angeles soon afterwards in 1992 so she could pursue a ...

17. Sam Levinson

Writer | Euphoria

Sam Levinson was born on January 8, 1985 in the USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Euphoria (2019), Malcolm & Marie (2021) and Assassination Nation (2018).

18. Christopher Russell

Actor | Land of the Dead

Christopher Russell was born on January 8, 1983 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Land of the Dead (2005), Day of the Dead (2021) and Star Trek: Discovery (2017).

19. Sam Riley

Actor | Control

British actor Sam Riley rose to stardom as Joy Division's poetic lead singer Ian Curtis in the acclaimed film Control (2007), directed by Anton Coribjn, a great fan of the group and also their official photographer. Riley's talent was noticed not only to his striking resemblance to Curtis but also ...

20. John McTiernan

Director | Die Hard

John McTiernan was born on January 8, 1951 in Albany, New York, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Die Hard (1988), Rollerball (2002) and Last Action Hero (1993). He has been married to Gail Sistrunk since 2012. He was previously married to Kate Harrington, Donna Dubrow and Carol Land.

21. Jenny Lewis

Actress | The Wizard

Jenny Lewis was born on January 8, 1976, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her acting debut was in a Jell-O commercial. During the mid-1980s, her parents divorced and she moved with her mom, Linda, to Los Angeles, California. In 1999, she gathered a couple of her friends, Blake Soper, Pierre de Reeder, and ...

22. Anne Schedeen

Actress | ALF

Anne Schedeen was born on January 8, 1949 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She is an actress, known for ALF (1986), Simon & Simon (1981) and Emergency! (1972). She has been married to Christopher Barrett since 1984. They have one child.

23. Ron Cephas Jones

Actor | This Is Us

Ron Cephas Jones was born on January 8, 1957 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for This Is Us (2016), Luke Cage (2016) and Half Nelson (2006).

24. Lauren Hammersley

Actress | Mr. D

Lauren Hammersley was born on January 8, 1981 in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Mr. D (2012), Orphan Black (2013) and Bloody Mary (2006).

25. Maria Pitillo

Actress | Godzilla

Maria Pitillo was born in Elmira, NY, and grew up in Mahwah, NJ. She is of Italian and Irish descent.

Known primarily for her role as Audrey Timmonds in the monster flick Godzilla (1998), Maria got into show business after being invited by a girlfriend to audition for a part in a TV commercial. ...

26. Shane Zaza

Actor | Happy Valley

Shane Zaza was born on January 8, 1984 in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK. Shane is an actor, known for Happy Valley (2014), Press (2018) and Will (2017). Shane has been married to Robyn Addison since August 14, 2016.

27. Lily Gibson

Actress | Boy Meets World

Lily Gibson was born on January 8, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Boy Meets World (1993), The Negotiator (1998) and Etheria (2020).

28. Laurie Walters

Actress | Columbo

Brunette Laurie Walters was born on January 8, 1947 in San Francisco, California. Laurie enrolled in Humboldt State College and originally planned on majoring in wildlife conservation. Walters switched to theater and briefly attended UC Santa Barbara. She then moved to Berkeley, California and ...

29. Roy Kinnear

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

After his schooling in Edinburgh, the British character actor Roy Kinnear attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Following national service, Kinnear appeared on stage, radio, and television in Scotland before becoming a household name in Britain in the early 1960s as one of the ...

30. Larry Storch

Actor | The Great Race

As a kid in the 1930s growing up in a tough New York neighborhood, kinetic wiseguy Larry Storch took in the multi-ethnic flavor of his surroundings and started blurting out various accents as a juvenile to provoke laughs and earn attention. Little did he know that this early talent would take him ...

31. José Ferrer

Actor | The Caine Mutiny

José Ferrer was a Puerto Rican actor and film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for playing the title character in Cyrano de Bergerac (1950). Ferrer was the first Puerto Rican actor to win an Academy Award, and also the first Hispanic actor to win an Academy Award.

In 1912, Ferrer was...

32. Graham Chapman

Writer | Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Graham Chapman was born on January 8, 1941 in Leicester, England while a German air raid was in progress. Graham's father was a chief police inspector and probably inspired the constables Graham often portrayed later in comedy sketches. Graham studied medicine in college and earned an M.D., but he ...

33. Stephen Hawking

Actor | Star Trek: The Next Generation

Stephen William Hawking was born on 8 January 1942 on Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.

His scientific works include a collaboration with ...

34. Joan Freeman

Actress | Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Joan Freeman was born on January 8, 1942 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA. She is an actress, known for Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984), Roustabout (1964) and The Reluctant Astronaut (1967). She is married to Bruce Kessler. She was previously married to Frank Cazzeau Beetson Jr..

35. Scott Whyte

Ghost in the Shell

Scott Whyte was born on January 8, 1978 in Manhattan Beach, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Ghost in the Shell (2017), The Invisible Man (2020) and Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018). He has been married to Chantelle Barry since September 2018.

36. Noah Cyrus

Actress | Gake no ue no Ponyo

Noah Lindsey Cyrus (born January 8, 2000) is an American actress and singer. She voiced the title role in the English version of the 2009 animated feature film Ponyo. In 2016, she released her debut single "Make Me (Cry)", featuring vocals from Labrinth.

Noah is the fifth child of Billy Ray and Tish...

37. Damián Alcázar

Actor | La ley de Herodes

Damián Alcázar is a Mexican actor, who is best known for portraying Colombian drug lord Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela in the Netflix series Narcos.

Damián Alcázar studied acting first at the National Institute of Fine Arts and at the Theatrical Experimentation Center, then continued at the Faculty of ...

38. Elva Trill

Actress | Jurassic World: Dominion

Elva Trill was born on January 8, 1991 in Ballymote, County Sligo, Ireland. Elva is an actor, known for Jurassic World: Dominion (2022), Line of Duty (2012) and The Ghosts of Monday (2022).

39. Yash

Actor | K.G.F: Chapter 1

Born on 8th January 1986, Yash started his acting career in theatre. He made his television debut with the Kannada show Nanda Gokula which was extremely successful and worked in various other TV shows after that. He made his big screen debut with Moginna Manasu and headlined many superhits like ...

40. Ron Moody

Actor | Oliver!

Equipped with a crooked, leering smirk and devilish gleam in his eye, the homely, yet beautifully expressive mug of actor Ron Moody will be most assuredly remembered for one signature role, despite the fact that the talented comedian had much, much more to offer. Carol Channing may have had her ...

41. William Hartnell

Actor | Carry on Sergeant

William Hartnell was born on 8 January 1908, just south of St. Pancras railway station in London. In press materials in the 1940s he claimed that his father was a farmer and later a stockbroker; it turns out that he had actually been born out of wedlock, as his biography "Who's There?" states.

At ...

42. R. Kelly

Composer | Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12

R. Kelly was born on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, and attended Kenwood Academy High School, where his music teacher-mentor Lena McLin inspired him to become a singer. He used to sing on street corners. He started off his career with a group by the name of Public Announcement. R. Kelly a ...

43. Thomas G. Waites

Actor | The Thing

Thomas G. Waites was born on January 8, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Thing (1982), And Justice for All (1979) and Money Train (1995).

44. Gypsy Rose Lee

Actress | Belle of the Yukon

Born Rose Louise Hovick in Seattle, Washington, in 1911, but called Louise from early childhood, Gypsy Rose Lee was the daughter of a mild-mannered businessman and a restless, fiery young woman named Rose, who was determined to get out of Seattle and make a life for herself and her daughter in show...

45. Renée Coleman

Actress | Quantum Leap

Renée Coleman (born January 8, 1962) is a Canadian actress who has appeared in several TV shows and movies. She is best known for her role on the NBC TV series, Quantum Leap (1989), in which she played the role of Alia, the "evil leaper". Coleman is also known for her role in the 1992 box office ...

46. Elisabeth Fraser

Actress | A Patch of Blue

Elisabeth Fraser was born on January 8, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for A Patch of Blue (1965), Young at Heart (1954) and All My Sons (1948). She was previously married to Charles K. Peck Jr. and Ray McDonald. She died on May 5, 2005 in Woodland Hills, ...

47. Ryan Destiny

Actress | Star

Ryan Destiny was born on January 8, 1995 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Ryan is an actor and set decorator, known for Star (2016), Flint Strong and Doja Cat: Need to Know (2021).

48. Ryan Francis

Actor | Hook

Ryan has spent 40 years in entertainment. He has worked with Academy Award Winners Steven Spielberg, Robin Williams, Gwyneth Paltrow, Maggie Smith and Dustin Hoffman in Hook, and Emmy Award Winners Sela Ward and George Clooney on NBC's Sisters, which he was a series regular for its entire six year ...

49. Kerwin Mathews

Actor | The 7th Voyage of Sinbad

Before there was a George Lucas and Harrison Ford running around creating special-effects excitement, there was a virile, boyishly handsome actor named Kerwin Mathews who was entertaining audiences battling a variety of creatures courtesy of pioneer special effects guru Ray Harryhausen. ...

50. Matt Bushell

Actor | Twilight

Matt Bushell was born on January 8, 1974 in Framingham, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Twilight (2008), Leatherheads (2008) and 24 (2001).


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