Birth Month Day of 04-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Phoebe Dynevor

Actress | Bridgerton

Phoebe Dynevor is a British actress born in Manchester, England in 1995. She is the daughter of actress Sally Dynevor and screenwriter Tim Dynevor. Phoebe attended Cheadle Hulme School where she landed her first professional acting job, Waterloo Road (2009) when she was fourteen. She has since had ...

2. Rooney Mara

Actress | Carol

Actress and philanthropist Rooney Mara was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and has since starred in the horror ...

3. Jennifer Garner

Actress | Alias

Jennifer Garner, who catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series Alias (2001), has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother Patricia Ann (née English), a retired English teacher, and her father, Billy Jack ...

4. Sean Bean

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Sean Bean's career since the eighties spans theatre, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended RADA in London and appeared in a ...

5. David Bradley

Actor | The World's End

David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England, UK. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Hot Fuzz (2007). He has been married to Rosanna Bradley since 1978. They have one child.

6. Olivia Hussey

Actress | Romeo and Juliet

At age 15, when most young women are nurturing dreams of romance, Olivia Hussey was giving life to Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (1968). Her performance in one of the most celebrated roles ever written in the English language won her the Golden Globe and two successive Best Actor ...

7. Adam McKay

Producer | Don't Look Up

Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through ...

8. Luke Mitchell

Actor | Blindspot

Originally wanting to be a professional tennis player, Luke began his acting career in Melbourne, Australia. He trained at the Film & Television Studio International and traveled around Australia with international entertainment company, Sudden Impact Entertainment. In his first professional acting ...

9. Nicholas D'Agosto

Actor | Trial & Error

Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Alan and Deanna D'Agosto, and the middle of five children (two older brothers, two younger sisters). He began acting when he was eleven years old, and was a senior at Creighton Preparatory School when he was cast in Election...

10. Henry Ian Cusick

Actor | Lost

Henry Ian Cusick is a Peruvian actor and director. He is best known for his role as Desmond Hume in the U.S. television series Lost (2004), for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He also starred as Stephen Finch in the ABC drama Scandal (2012), as Marcus Kane in the CW drama The ...

11. Maïwenn

Actress | Polisse

Maïwenn (sometimes credited as Maïwenn Besco or her birth name Maïwenn Le Besco, born 17 April 1976) is a French actress, film director and screenwriter.

Maïwenn Le Besco was born in Les Lilas, Seine-Saint-Denis, France, a suburban area east of Paris. Maïwenn is of mixed Breton, Vietnamese, French, ...

12. William Holden

Actor | Stalag 17

Billy Wilder proclaimed William Holden to be "the ideal motion picture actor". For almost four decades, the handsome, affable 'Golden Holden' was among Hollywood's most durable and engaging stars. He was born William Franklin Beedle Jr., one of three sons to a high school English teacher, Mary ...

13. William Mapother

Actor | Lost

William Mapother was born on April 17, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as William Reibert Mapother Jr. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in English. He is the co-founder of the film finance marketplace Slated. He is known for his work on Lost (2004), In the Bedroom (2001)...

14. Leslie Bega

Actress | The Sopranos

Veteran film and television actress Leslie Bega can now be seen co-starring as Valentina La Paz on the HBO Emmy Award winning television series The Sopranos (1999), Tony Soprano's girlfriend. In addition, Leslie also can be seen as a diametrically opposite character to Valentina named Leah on CBS's...

15. Monet Mazur

Actress | All American

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Monét Mazur began her acting career in theatre in her early teens, after which she traveled to Europe as a model in her early 20s. Her career rapidly segued into multiple international commercial campaigns which led to feature films. Her first casting coup that ...

16. Alaina Huffman

Actress | The Perfection

Alaina Huffman was born on April 17, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Alaina is an actor and director, known for The Perfection (2018), Smallville (2001) and Painkiller Jane (2007). Alaina was previously married to John Henry Huffman IV.

17. Beau Knapp

Actor | Seven Seconds

Beau Christian Knapp is an American actor and film producer born on April 17, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Knapp portrayed one of the lead roles, "Jonah Breck" in the science-fiction thriller The Signal. Another notable role for Knapp was "Jon Jon" who was Jake Gyllenhaal's best friend and ...

18. Joel Murray

Actor | God Bless America

Joel is a versatile writer-director-actor. The youngest of the nine Murrays is a veteran of over 250 sit-com episodes. He has been a series regular on the comedies Grand, Pacific Station, Love and War, Dharma and Greg and Still Standing. He has also recurred on the series Mike and Molly, My Boys ...

19. Tami Roman

Actress | Truth Be Told

Tami Roman grew up in a middle-class, single-parent household in White Plains, NY. Since her mom worked three jobs to support the family, Tami spent many days and nights alone, undoubtedly a "latch-key" kid responsible for raising herself. It wasn't until her mother met and married Ali Akbar that ...

20. Gia Mantegna

Actress | Unaccompanied Minors

Gina Cristine "Gia" Mantegna (born April 17, 1990) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Devin Levin on American sitcom The Middle.

Mantegna was born Gina Cristine Mantegna in Manhattan, New York, and raised in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Arlene, who owns the restaurant "...

21. Roddy Piper

Actor | They Live

Roddy Piper was born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a pro wrestler from 1973-1987 in the NWA, Pacific Northwest, California. He was a longtime mainstay in the WWF, and was one of the biggest "bad guys" in the WWF during the early '80s, before ...

22. Charles Frank

Actor | The Right Stuff

Charles Frank was born on April 17, 1947 in Olympia, Washington, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Right Stuff (1983), Wonder Woman (1975) and The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (1987). He has been married to Susan Blanchard since June 25, 1977. They have one child.

23. Kimberly Elise

Actress | The Manchurian Candidate

Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She is an actress and executive, known for The Manchurian Candidate (2004), For Colored Girls (2010) and Almost Christmas (2016). She was previously married to Maurice Oldham.

24. Niamh Walsh

Actress | The Sandman

Niamh Walsh was born on April 17, 1988 in Australia. She is an actress, known for The Sandman (2022), Good Omens (2019) and The English Game (2020).

25. Lindsay Hartley

Director | Romeo and Juliet Killers

Lindsay Hartley is an American actress and singer. She was born Lindsay Nicole Korman in Palm Springs, California, and is of Russian Jewish, as well as Greek and Italian, descent. Singing since age eleven, Hartley was a national pre-teen talent winner of the Young Miss America Beauty Pageant. At ...

26. Kristine Sutherland

Actress | Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Kristine Sutherland's first love was theater. She went to an audition in high school as moral support for a friend but ended up auditioning herself. She worked as an actress on stage through the 80s, landing a few pilot roles as well as her small secretary part in Legal Eagles (1986) and her ...

27. Lela Rochon

Actress | Waiting to Exhale

Lela Rochon was born on April 17, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Waiting to Exhale (1995), Any Given Sunday (1999) and Gang Related (1997). She has been married to Antoine Fuqua since April 9, 1999. They have two children. She was previously married ...

28. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Actress | Final Destination 5

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (born 17 April 1987) is a Canadian actress, disc jockey, singer and television host. She is best known for starring as Olivia Castle in the horror film Final Destination 5 (2011) and as Steffy Forrester in CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2008-present), the latter...

29. Tate Ellington

Actor | Remember Me

Tate Ellington was born on April 17, 1979 in Madison, Mississippi, USA. He is an actor, known for Remember Me (2010), The Endless (2017) and Sinister 2 (2015). He has been married to Chrissy Fiorilli since May 19, 2012.

30. Lee Joon-Gi

Actor | Wang-ui namja

Lee Joon-Gi was born in Busan, South Korea on April 17, 1982. He was raised by his parents and has one younger sister. He is an actor/model/singer. He started his career as a model and had minor roles in Korean dramas until he landed the role of Gong-Gil in The King and the Clown in 2005. After ...

31. Carlo Rota

Actor | The Boondock Saints

Where are you from? Is a popular question that Carlo has no rapid answer for. He was born in the U.K and raised in Italy, Hong Kong, the Bahamas and Canada. Add a family history that spans Spain, France, Italy, and time spent in Argentina, India, Morrocco, and you have pan-cultural on a good day, ...

32. Ken Duken

Actor | Max Manus

Ken Duken was born on the 17th of April 1979 as a son of an actress and a doctor in Heidelberg / Germany. He started to learn acting from his stage actress mother Christina Loeb. Later he took courses by James Reynolds and Bruce McDonald but he never attended drama school.

Before starting his career...

33. Susie Amy

Actress | Bonded by Blood

Susie Amy was born in London in 1981, and brought up in Surrey. Although she always studied drama, she went to academic schools all her life. An agent spotted her in 1999 when she was doing a play at the National Theatre in London - 'After Juliet' by Sharman McDonald. Over the next two years she ...

34. Kyla-Drew

Actress | Prisoners

Kyla-Drew was born on April 17, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Kyla-Drew is an actor, known for Prisoners (2013), Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2014) and Peppermint (2018).

35. Vyto Ruginis

Actor | Moneyball

Vyto Ruginis was born on April 17, 1956 in Wolverhampton, England, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for Moneyball (2011), Casualties of War (1989) and Broken Arrow (1996).

36. Lucila Solá

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Lucila Solá was born on April 17, 1976 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina. She is an actress, known for Pride and Prejudice (2003), Un buen día (2010) and Kirstie (2013). She was previously married to Maximo Morrone.

37. Michael Forest

Actor | Jûbê ninpûchô

Six-foot-three and weighing in at a lean, mean 215, Michael Forest was a rugged-looking addition to the Roger Corman and Gene Corman's list of leading men during their 1950s heyday. Between Corman films, he was a stage actor who worked in Shakespearean plays and other legitimate productions as ...

38. Anne Shirley

Actress | Murder, My Sweet

They didn't come packaged any sweeter or lovelier than Anne Shirley, a gentle and gracious 1930s teen film actress who didn't quite reach the zenith of front-rank stardom and retired all too soon at age 26. On film as a toddler, she went through a small revolving door of marquee names before ...

39. Mylène Dinh-Robic

Actress | 19-2

A francophone of Vietnamese and Quebecois heritage, Mylène Dinh-Robic was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. She graduated with distinction with a BA in Communications from Concordia University and completed a double major in Film & Multimedia Production. She studied acting with Nancy Sivak & Ben...

40. L. Scott Caldwell

Actress | The Fugitive

L. Scott Caldwell was born in Chicago and now lives in New York City. She has an extensive background in feature films, television and theater. Her film credits include "Mystery Alaska," "Waiting to Exhale," "The Net," "The Fugitive," "Dutch" and "Without a Trace." Caldwell had a recurring role in ...

41. Lon McCallister

Actor | The Red House

Boyish Lon McCallister started his career as a teenage bit actor in such wholesome, folksy tales as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938) and Judge Hardy's Children (1938). As an adult, he found the strength of his career riding on that same homespun sentiment.

Lon McCallister was born Herbert Alonzo ...

42. Lee Si-young

Actress | Bujaui Tansaeng

Lee Si-young was born on April 17, 1982 in South Korea. She is an actress and director, known for The Birth of the Rich (2010), SF8 (2020) and Sweet Home (2020).

43. Charlie Hofheimer

Actor | Black Hawk Down

Charlie Hofheimer was born on April 17, 1981 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Black Hawk Down (2001), The Village (2004) and Fathers' Day (1997). He is married to Shannon Lucio. They have one child.

44. Moritz Jahn

Actor | Morgen hör ich auf

Moritz Jahn was born on April 17, 1995 in Hamburg, Germany. He is an actor and director, known for Morgen hör ich auf (2016), Dark (2017) and Offline: Are You Ready for the Next Level? (2016).

45. Darci Shaw

Actress | The Irregulars

Darci Shaw was born on April 17, 2002 in Liverpool, England, UK. Darci is an actor, known for The Irregulars (2021), Judy (2019) and The Bay (2019).

46. Michael Treanor

Actor | 3 Ninjas

Michael Treanor was born on April 17, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for 3 Ninjas (1992) and 3 Ninjas: Knuckle Up (1995).

47. Don Michael Paul

Writer | Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man

Don Michael Paul's work has taken him far and wide. From the Brandenburg Gate of Berlin to the basilicas of Budapest. From the Black Sea of Bulgaria to the high-veld of South Africa. From the shores of Vancouver BC to the Blue Mosque of Istanbul. From the Greek Isle of Santorini to the dense ...

48. Johannes Kuhnke

Actor | Turist

Johannes Kuhnke was born on April 17, 1972 in Strömsund, Jämtlands län, Sweden. He is an actor, known for Force Majeure (2014), Äkta människor (2012) and The House That Jack Built (2018). He has been married to Alice Bah since 2003. They have three children.

49. Jake Maskall

Actor | Centurion

Jake Maskall was born on April 17, 1971 in Essex, England, UK. He is an actor and producer, known for Centurion (2010), EastEnders (1985) and Skins (2007).

50. Angela Elayne Gibbs

Actress | Hacks

Angela Gibbs Writer/ Director/ Acting Coach

A native of Detroit, Michigan, Angela has a diverse background in the entertainment industry that spans 5 decades. As an actor, her credits include a recurring role on Hacks, On My Block and SWAT. A regular on Aaron McGruder's Black Jesus as Ms Tudi, ...


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