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

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1. Jessie T. Usher

Actor | The Boys

Jessie was born in a leap year on 2/29/92. He leap his way through school earning academic excellence from elementary to college as a top honor student. He graduated high school as class salutatorian before moving straight to the Dean's List in college, studying culinary arts and earning the honor ...

2. 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 ...

3. 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 ...

4. Alex Rocco

Actor | The Godfather

Tough, gruff, thick-browed, volatile-looking character actor Alex Rocco was born Alessandro Federico Petricone, Jr. on February 29, 1936, to Italian immigrants in Cambridge, Mass. He grew up a member of Boston's Winter Hill gang (his nickname was "Bobo") and was briefly detained regarding a murder ...

5. Peter Scanavino

Actor | Deception

Peter Scanavino is know for his work as A.D.A Sonny Carisi JR. on Law and Order: SVU (NBC).

Other selected TV & Film work includes: Social Distance (NETFLIX), The Cold Lands, Mutual Friends, The Leftovers (HBO), Banshee (CINEMAX), and The Good Wife (CBS).

Peter made his Broadway debut in 2006 in the ...

6. Steven Cree

Actor | Outlaw King

Steven Cree was born on February 29, 1980 in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland, UK. He is an actor and writer, known for Outlaw King (2018), Brave (2012) and Outlander (2014). He has been married to Kahleen Crawford since May 29, 2016.

7. Suanne Braun

Actress | The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star

South African born Suanne started her career working on South African television and starring in multiple series and theatre productions. Additionally, Suanne worked as a host on the first, independent television channel in South Africa, MNET television. She hosted a travel series "Bon Voyage" ...

8. Joel Kim Booster

Actor | Fire Island

Joel Alexander Kim Booster is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. He co-produced and wrote for Big Mouth and The Other Two and as an actor has appeared on Shrill, Search Party, and Sunnyside. In 2022, he wrote, produced, and starred in the Hulu romantic comedy Fire Island, a modern ...

9. Antonio Sabato Jr.

Actor | The Big Hit

Antonio Sabato Jr. was born on February 29, 1972 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He is an actor and producer, known for The Big Hit (1998), Drifter: Henry Lee Lucas (2009) and Shark Hunter (2001). He was previously married to Cheryl Moana Marie Nunes and Tully Jensen.

10. Rakhee Thakrar

Actress | Sex Education

Rakhee Thakrar was born on February 29, 1984 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Sex Education (2019), Four Weddings and a Funeral (2019) and Page Eight (2011). She has been married to Vikash Bhai since September 2, 2017.

11. 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 ...

12. 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 ...

13. James Cullen Bressack

Director | Hot Seat

James Cullen Bressack is an American producer, director, and screenwriter and son of three time Emmy-award winning writer Gordon Bressack and voice actress Ellen Gerstell. At the age of 18 he received critical attention from audiences and critics alike when he made his debut feature, My Pure Joy.


14. Arthur Franz

Actor | The Caine Mutiny

Arthur Scofield Franz was born in Perth Amboy, NJ, to Dorothy and Gustav Franz, German immigrants. He was a reliable character actor in many 1940s and 1950s "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...

15. 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, ...

16. 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 ...

17. Ja Rule

Actor | The Fast and the Furious

Jeffrey Bruce Atkins better known by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American rapper and actor. Born and raised in New York City, he debuted in 1999 with Venni Vetti Vecci and its lead single "Holla Holla". During the 2000s, Ja Rule was signed to Irv Gotti's Murder Inc. Records, formerly known as The...

18. 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 ...

19. Anthony Robbins

Actor | Shallow Hal

Anthony Robbins was born on February 29, 1960 in Glendora, California, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Shallow Hal (2001), Man's Search for Meaning and Food Matters (2008). He has been married to Sage Bonnie Humphrey since October 14, 2001. They have one child. He was previously married ...

20. 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. ...

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. Yanti Somer

Actress | Avanti!

Yanti Somer was born on February 29, 1948 in Helsinki, Finland. She is an actress, known for Avanti! (1972), War of the Planets (1977) and The Time to Die (1970).

23. 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...

24. 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 ...

25. 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 ...

26. Gérard Darmon

Actor | Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre

Gérard Darmon was born on February 29, 1948 in Paris, France. He is an actor and writer, known for Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra (2002), Betty Blue (1986) and The Good Thief (2002). He was previously married to Mathilda May.

27. Aileen Wuornos

Self | Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer

Aileen Wuornos was born on February 29, 1956 in Rochester, Michigan, USA. She was previously married to Lewis Gratz Fell. She died on October 9, 2002 in Raiford, Florida, USA.

28. 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 ...

29. Michèle Morgan

Actress | La symphonie pastorale

A classic beauty, blonde French actress Michèle Morgan was one of her country's most popular leading ladies for over five decades. Born Simone Renee Roussel on Leap Year Day (February 29) in 1920, she ran away from home as a teenager and studied acting under René Simon, beginning her film career at...

30. James Mitchell

Actor | All My Children

James Mitchell was an American actor and dancer of English descent. He was one the leading dancers for choreographer Agnes de Mille (1905-1993). As an actor, Mitchell is primarily remembered for his role as diabolical businessman Palmer Cortlandt in the long-running soap opera "All My Children". ...

31. 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 an actress, known for The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972), Martha (1974) and Possession (1981).

32. Saul Williams

Composer | Neptune Frost

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 ...

33. Janvi Chheda

Actress | Chhoona Hai Aasmaan

Janvi Chheda was born on February 29, 1984 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Chhoona Hai Aasmaan, C.I.D. (1998) and C.I.D. Chhote Heroes (2013). She has been married to Nishant Gopalia since 2011. They have one child.

34. Richard Ramirez

Self | Great Crimes and Trials of the Twentieth Century

Richard Ramirez was a drifter from Texas who ended up in Los Angeles (the serial killer capital of the world) in the early 1980s when 5 serial killers where committing crimes independent of each other.

Ramirez worked as a car mechanic and did odd jobs while in Los Angeles. He was fascinated with "...

35. Tempest Storm

Actress | Mundo depravados

A staple for many years at the El Ray Berlesk theatre 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. 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).

37. Arnaud Valois

Actor | 120 battements par minute

Arnaud Valois studied acting at Cours Florent. He was discovered in 2006 in Charlie Says by Nicole Garcia where he played one of the lead roles alongside Jean-Pierre Bacri, Vincent Lindon and Benoit Magimel. Arnaud went on to play in A French Gigolo by Josiane Balasko and Girl on the Train by André...

38. 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).

39. Kerry Walker

Actress | The Piano

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

40. Caitlin E.J. Meyer

Actress | Little Secrets

Caitlin E.J. Meyer was born on February 29th, 1992 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has seven siblings.

She resides in Utah where she studied psychology.

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

41. Gonzalo Lira

Director | Secuestro

Gonzalo Lira was born on February 29, 1968 in Burbank, California, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Secuestro (2005), Soldier of Fortune (2000) and The Public Space (2018).

42. Olga Boladz

Director | Alicja i zabka

Olga Boladz was born on February 29, 1984 in Torun, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland. She is an actress and director, known for Alice and the Frog (2020), The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010) and Wolka (2021).

43. Travis Huff

The Kominsky Method

Travis Huff was born on February 29, 1984 in Greenville, Ohio, USA. He is an assistant director and producer, known for The Kominsky Method (2018), Modern Family (2009) and Hard Knocks (2001).

44. 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).

45. 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 Sosuke Loses His Lover (1992). He died on July 19, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan.

46. 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 Days of Our Lives (1965).

47. Albert Welling

Actor | The Good Liar

Albert Welling was born on February 29, 1952 in London, England, UK. He is an actor, known for The Good Liar (2019), Underworld (1997) and Bugs (1995).

48. Marcia Dangerfield

Actress | Footloose

Marcia Dangerfield was born and raised in Indiana, the youngest of three children. She graduated from Arlington High School in 1970. Her father's family hailed from Shelby County, and her mother grew up in Indianapolis. She moved to Utah in 1977, and was soon a working mother with three children. ...

49. Johnny Delgado

Actor | Santa santita

Johnny Delgado was born on February 29, 1948 in Manila, Philippines. He was an actor and writer, known for Santa santita (2004), Ligalig (2006) and Ang alamat ni Julian Makabayan (1979). He was previously married to Laurice Guillen. He died on November 19, 2009 in Quezon City, Philippines.

50. Gilles Bensimon

Self | A Model Life

Gilles Bensimon was born on February 29, 1944 in Vic-sur-Cère in Cantal, France. He is known for A Model Life (2007), America's Next Top Model (2003) and The Real Housewives of New Jersey (2009).

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