Birth Month Day of 05-16 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Togetherness
At 16 years of age, Melanie Lynskey captivated filmgoers with an astonishing debut in Peter Jackson's revered psychological crime picture, Heavenly Creatures (1994). Her bold embodiment of the real-life Pauline Parker - a teenage outcast whose fierce bond with her only friend (a pre-stardom Kate ...
2. Megan Fox
Actress | Transformers
Megan Denise Fox was born on May 16, 1986 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and raised in Rockwood, Tennessee to Gloria Darlene Tonachio (née Cisson), a real estate manager & Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer. She began her drama and dance training at age 5 and at age 10, she moved to Port St. Lucie, ...
3. Lynn Collins
Actress | X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Viola Lynn Collins was born in Houston, Texas, to Patricia Lynn (Campbell) and Phillip Dean Collins. She attended the Juilliard School for Drama and had a great deal of Shakespearean training before being cast as "Portia" in "The Merchant of Venice". She also played "Ophelia" in a production of "...
4. Danny Trejo
Actor | Machete
Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...
Actor | The World Is Not Enough
Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, to May (Smith), a nurse, and Thomas Brosnan, a carpenter. He lived in Navan, County Meath, until he moved to England, UK, at an early age (thus explaining his ability to play men from both backgrounds convincingly). His father left...
Actor | Angel
David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually ...
8. Ali Skovbye
Actress | Breakthrough
Born in Vancouver, Canada, Ali began her acting career at only four years old after being scouted for a national car commercial. She went directly into film and television the following year, booking a supporting lead role in the feature film "Personal Effects" starring Michelle Pfeiffer and ...
9. Khary Payton
Actor | The Walking Dead
Khary Payton (born May 16, 1972) is an American actor and voice actor best known for his voice role of the DC Comics character Cyborg across various films, cartoons and video games. He is also known for his live action performances on General Hospital and The Walking Dead.
In 1986, Payton was a ...
10. Joseph Morgan
Actor | The Originals
Joseph Morgan was born in London and spent his childhood with his family in Swansea, Wales. Morgan moved back to London in his late teens to study acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. While there he continued to write and experiment with filmmaking, participating in student films and ...
11. Debra Winger
Actress | Terms of Endearment
Mary Debra Winger was born May 16, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruth (Felder), an office manager, and Robert Jack Winger, a meat packer. She is from a Jewish family (originally from Austria-Hungary and the Russian Empire). Her maternal grandparents called her Mary, while her parents called her Debra...
12. Yannick Bisson
Actor | Murdoch Mysteries
Yannick Bisson was born on May 16, 1969 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Anything for Jackson (2020) and Year by the Sea (2016). He has been married to Chantal Craig since May 26, 1990. They have three children.
13. Jim Sturgess
Actor | 21
Jim was born in London, the son of Jane O. (Martin) and Peter J. S. Sturgess. He was raised in Surrey. First and foremost his interest was music. However, he began to develop a secret passion for acting, at age 8, when he auditioned for local theatre to get out of class. Whilst music appeared cool,...
14. Tiya Sircar
Actress | The Good Place
Tiya Sircar is a lead on the upcoming ABC series "Alex, Inc." which premieres in 2018. Based on the podcast StartUp, Sircar plays the wife to Zach Braff's character, 'Alex Schuman,' who is a brilliant radio host who quit his job and start his own company. Sircar is also on the NBC hit comedy "The ...
15. Henry Fonda
Actor | 12 Angry Men
This remarkable, soft-spoken American began in films as a diffident juvenile. With passing years, he matured into a star character actor who exemplified not only integrity and strength, but an ideal of the common man fighting against social injustice and oppression. He was born in Grand Island, ...
16. Mare Winningham
Actress | St. Elmo's Fire
Mary 'Mare' Megan Winningham is an actress and songwriter who has appeared in nearly 100 TV shows and feature films. She began her career in 1976 as a singer, and starred in numerous and diverse film roles before hitting it big as one of the original Brat Pack in Joel Schumacher's St. Elmo's Fire (...
18. Alice Wetterlund
Actress | Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
Alice Wetterlund was born on May 16, 1981 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), Resident Alien (2021) and People of Earth (2016). She was previously married to Andy Haynes.
19. Yvonne Craig
Actress | Batgirl
Yvonne Joyce Craig was born on May 16, 1937 in Taylorville, Illinois. As a young teenager, Yvonne showed such promise as a dancer that she was accepted to Denham's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Her training progressed until she left the company in 1957 over a disagreement on casting changes. She ...
21. Tori Spelling
Actress | Scary Movie 2
Tori Spelling was born in Los Angeles, the daughter of author Candy Spelling and Hollywood producer Aaron Spelling. With her father producing many popular television shows in the 1970s, Tori had an early flair for showbusiness. She appeared on many of her father's shows, which gained her more ...
23. Tracey Gold
Actress | Growing Pains
Tracey Gold has virtually grown up on television. She made an auspicious television debut in the award-winning mini-series Roots. She also enjoyed seven years on the immensely popular ABC comedy series Growing Pains after which she returned to drama in more than 20 movies for television.
Born in New...
25. Jessica Morris
Actress | Secret Lives of Housewives
Known for her portrayal of series regular Jennifer Rappaport on ABC's "One Life to Live", Jessica has cultivated her career as the leading lady in various television shows and independent films. Jessica starred in Lifetime TV's hit movie "Secret Lives Of Housewives" and has also had strong guest ...
26. Kevin McDonald
Actor | The Kids in the Hall
Born in Montreal Canada. Drama major at Humber College, but kicked out for only being good at comedy. Enrolled in an improv class and met David Foley. They began working as a comedy team while employed as movie ushers. In 1984 they merged with another comedy team and formed The Kids in the Hall.
27. Rebecca Front
Actress | The Thick of It
Rebecca Front was born on May 16, 1964 in Stoke Newington, London, England, UK. She is an actress and writer, known for The Thick of It (2005), The Day Today (1994) and The Aeronauts (2019). She has been married to Phil Clymer since March 1998. They have two children.
28. Deniz Akdeniz
Actor | The Flight Attendant
Deniz Akdeniz is best known for playing the iconic Disney Prince "Aladdin" in the ABC series 'Once Upon A Time' with Jennifer Morrison, Josh Dallas and Robert Carlyle. His film credits include 'The Water Diviner' directed by Russell Crowe along with 'I, Frankenstein' opposite Aaron Eckhart. Akdeniz...
29. Harry Carey Jr.
Actor | Tombstone
Harry Carey, Jr., had been reliable character actor for decades, mostly in Westerns, before he retired. He is the son of the actor Harry Carey and the actress Olive Carey. He was born on his parents' 1000-acre ranch near Saugus, in the northwestern part of Los Angeles County, which is now next door...
31. Jing Lusi
Actress | Crazy Rich Asians
Jing Lusi was born in Shanghai and moved to England with her parents at the age of five. After graduating law from University College London, Lusi went on to become one of the most prominent Asian actresses in the UK. She has appeared across TV (Lucky Man (2016), Scott & Bailey (2011)), film (...
34. Stephen Mangan
Actor | Green Wing
After graduating from RADA in 1994, Cambridge law graduate Mangan did not pursue lead roles on-screen, preferring to take what he saw as the less limited opportunities on the stage. Between 1994 and 2000, he performed in plays by (among others) Shakespeare, Shaw, Coward, Benn and Goldsmith ...
37. Janet Jackson
Soundtrack | Poetic Justice
Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse) and Joe Jackson, a musician. She is the youngest of ten children. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. She lived at home with her sisters, while ...
38. Peter Onorati
Actor | GoodFellas
Peter Onorati was born and raised in Boonton, New Jersey. He attended college at Lycoming College, where he received his B.A. degree in Business Administration. He was an NCAA all-conference wide receiver, and signed up to play in the World Football League, which quickly collapsed. He then enrolled...
39. Bill Smitrovich
Actor | The November Man
Connecticut-born actor Bill Smitrovich (on May 16, 1947) started his acting career rather late. A Masters degree holder from Smith College and a former acting teacher at the University of Massachusetts, the hefty actor earned his big break in an understudy role in the world premiere of Arthur Miller...
42. Laurette Spang
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Laurette Spang was born in Buffalo, New York but raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She grew up as the middle child of a chemist father and housewife mother. She has an older brother, Richard and a younger sister, Marilyn. As a dramatic major in college, she made a college trip to New York where a ...
45. Rupert Young
Actor | Doc Martin
Rupert Young is an English actor best known for his role as Sir Leon in the medieval fantasy fiction series, Merlin.
Though acting from a young age, Rupert has often praised his drama teacher for encouraging him to study at drama school. In order to raise the funds, he took on a number of jobs ...
46. Vicky Kaushal
Actor | Uri: The Surgical Strike
Vicky Kaushal was born on May 16, 1988 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019), Sanju (2018) and Sardar Udham (2021). He has been married to Katrina Kaif since December 9, 2021.
Actress | The Shop Around the Corner
Born in Norfolk, Virginia to wealthy stockbroker Cornelius Hancock Sullavan and heiress Garland Council Sullavan, Margaret Brooke overcame a muscle weakness in her childhood to go on to become a rebellious teenager at posh private schools. She went on to perform with the University Players at ...
Actor | Quantum of Solace
Born 1948 in central Copenhagen. Lived there ever since. Did 25 years of theatre, - like Alceste in the Misanthropist, Richard in Richard lll (solo), Faust in Faust, Astrov in Vanja, a lot of worried men,- stopped doing it in 1998. Since then only worried men on film. Worked on more than 100 films ...