Birth Month Day of 05-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ginger Gonzaga

Actress | She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

Ginger is an improviser, actor, writer, and director.

In television, Ginger is best known for her role as "Christy" on the Duplass Brothers' critical darling Togetherness (2015) on HBO, "Maggie" on Showtime's Dramedy I'm Dying Up Here (2017), Peggy of FX's Legit (2013), and "Lorena" on Hulu's drama ...

2. Sasha Alexander

Actress | Shameless

Sasha Alexander began acting by the time she was in the seventh grade when she found herself cast as the lead female in her school's production of "Baby". What she didn't know was that her male co-star would chicken out on her only a few hours before opening night. Determined to let the show go on,...

3. Bill Paxton

Actor | Aliens

Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was the son of Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, a businessman and actor (as John Paxton). Bill moved to Los Angeles, California at age eighteen, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World ...

4. Sendhil Ramamurthy

Actor | The Slammin' Salmon

Sendhil Ramamurthy (born May 17, 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as geneticist Mohinder Suresh in the NBC sci-fi drama Heroes and Jai Wilcox in the action spy series Covert Affairs. He appeared as Abhay in the Indian film Shor in the City. He played Gabriel Lowen in The ...

5. Olivia Luccardi

Actress | It Follows

Olivia Luccardi (born May 17, 1989) is an American actress and producer. She is best known for her roles as Alice Woods in Syfy's horror anthology series Channel Zero: Butcher's Block and as Yara Davis in the supernatural thriller film It Follows. Her other notable roles include the American ...

6. Nikki Reed

Actress | Thirteen

Actress and screenwriter Nicole Houston Reed was born in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Cheryl Houston, a hairdresser and beautician, and Seth Reed, a set designer. She has two brothers. Her ancestry includes Ashkenazi Jewish, German, British Isles, and one eighth Italian. Reed's ...

7. Paige Turco

Actress | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze

Paige Turco was born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 17, 1965. When she was a year old her father passed away and her mother moved them to Springfield, Massachusetts. As a child she studied to become a ballerina. She performed as a soloist with the New England Dance Conservatory, The Amherst Ballet...

8. Leven Rambin

Actress | The Hunger Games

Leven Alice Rambin is an American actress. She is known for playing look-alike half-sisters Lily Montgomery and Ava Benton on All My Children and her recurring roles in Grey's Anatomy and Gone, as well Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, One Tree Hill, Wizards of Waverly Place, and CSI: Miami....

9. Hannah Dodd

Actress | Enola Holmes 2

Rising UK star Hannah Dodd went straight into her first acting job from school, playing one of the series leads in 'Find Me In Paris' for Hulu, which she continued the role in a further two seasons. Hannah also featured in a recurring role in two seasons of the highly popular Hulu series 'Harlots'.

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10. Dennis Hopper

Actor | Easy Rider

Multi-talented and unconventional actor/director regarded by many as one of the true "enfant terribles" of Hollywood who led an amazing cinematic career for more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was born on May 17, 1936, in Dodge City, Kansas. The young Hopper expressed interest in acting from a ...

11. Rochelle Aytes

Actress | Trick 'r Treat

Rochelle Aytes was born in New York City. She attended LaGuardia High School and graduated with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree in Dance from SUNY Purchase College Conservatory for Dance in 1998. She is best-known for her role in White Chicks (2004) as Denise Porter; her role in Left 4 Dead 2 (...

12. Ross Butler

Actor | Shazam!

Ross Fleming Butler was born in Singapore & was raised in the Northern Virginia/Washington D.C. area. He attended Ohio State University studying biomolecular & chemical engineering but decided to drop out after 1 year after discovering he had no passion or interest in that field of study. He moved ...

13. Erin Richards

Actress | Gotham

Erin Richards was born on May 17, 1986 in Penarth, Wales, UK. Erin is an actor and director, known for Gotham (2014), The Crown (2016) and Breaking In (2011).

14. David Eigenberg

Actor | Sex and the City

David was born on Long Island, New York, and has a younger sister named Betsy and an older sister named Helen, who is also a gifted actor. The family moved to Illinois when David was 4 and moved all around the suburbs of Chicago--Evanston, Northbrook, Aurora, and finally Naperville when the town ...

15. Grace Zabriskie

Actress | Inland Empire

"Amazing Grace" Zabriskie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. She wrote her own original poetry, then performed at coffee shops and various artist hangouts in Atlanta. She was also a wonderful silk-screen printmaker. She moved to Hollywood and made her acting debut in Norma Rae (1979). She went on ...

16. Tahj Mowry

Actor | Smart Guy

Tahj Mowry, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, is known for playing the young prodigy on the Disney sitcom, Smart Guy (1997). He is the son of Darlene Renee (Flowers), who eventually ended up managing the siblings' early career, and Timothy John Mowry, a police officer and a veteran of the war. His ...

17. Natalie Brown

Actress | The Strain

Natalie Brown was born on May 17, 1973 in Timmins, Ontario, Canada. Natalie is an actor, known for The Strain (2014), Dawn of the Dead (2004) and Nightmare Alley (2021).

18. Sophie McShera

Actress | Cinderella

Sophie McShera was born on May 17, 1985 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Cinderella (2015), Downton Abbey (2010) and Galavant (2015).

19. Kat Foster

Actress | Jean-Claude Van Johnson

Kat Foster was born in Oakland, California, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Jean-Claude Van Johnson (2016), Accommodations (2018) and Your Family or Mine (2015). She has been married to Jim Hustead since 2018. They have one child.

20. Lyne Renée

Actress | Split

Lyne Renée (real name Line van Wambeke, born 17 May 1979) is a Belgian actress.

She graduated from the Studio Herman Teirlick in Antwerp, Belgium. From 2003 to 2005, she worked as a stage actress in Belgian theaters, and then starred in the Belgian TV series Kinderen van Dewindt and the Dutch film ...

21. Bob Saget

Actor | Full House

Bob Saget was an American actor, stand-up comedian, and television host from Philadelphia. His best known role was playing pater familias Danny Tanner on the hit sitcom "Full House" (1987-1995). He played the character again in the sequel series "Fuller House" (2016-2020). Saget served as the ...

22. Gabriel Hogan

Actor | Tacoma FD

Gabriel William Hogan is a classically trained actor. He has become a familiar face to audiences worldwide, turning out critically acclaimed performances on both the big and small screen. He resides with in Southern California with his wife actress Inga Cadranel and their 2 children. A gifted and ...

23. Craig Ferguson

Writer | I'll Be There

By August of 1994, Craig Ferguson was established as one of Great Britain's leading comedians - he had just had huge success at the Edinburgh Festival. In January 1995 he moved to Los Angeles where he now works as an actor-writer-director-producer-creator.

24. Matthew McGrory

Actor | Big Fish

Originally a student of pre-law at Widener University, and later majoring in Criminal Justice at West Chester University, Matthew started his career by making appearances on The Howard Stern Show (1990), The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), and music videos of Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson, and Blondie. ...

25. Alejandro Edda

Actor | American Made

Best known for his charismatic and positive personality, Alejandro Edda was born in Puebla, Mexico. Growing up as an only child, Alejandro always had the curiosity of creating non-existing worlds and characters. After graduating from high school, he went on to attend I.R.M, one of the finest ...

26. Stephen R. Hudis

Actor | The Cowboys

Stephen began his Hollywood journey at Elstree Studios, London, U.K. where, as a precocious five-year-old, he was visiting the set of the classic British TV series called "The Saint" (starring Roger Moore) accompanied by his Father, Norman I. Hudis, who had written the episode. Upon the ...

27. Hill Harper

Actor | CSI: NY

Hill Harper, an accomplished film, television and stage actor, stars in the hit CBS drama series, CSI: NY (2004). He portrays "Dr. Sheldon Hawkes", a reclusive coroner who walked away from a promising surgical career after the traumatic loss of two patients. This February, he will star in the HBO ...

28. Lena Waithe

Producer | Master of None

Lena Waithe was born on May 17, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for Master of None (2015), Ready Player One (2018) and Queen & Slim (2019). She has been married to Alana Mayo since November 2019.

29. Whip Hubley

Actor | Top Gun

Whip Hubley was born on May 17, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Top Gun (1986), Species (1995) and Executive Decision (1996). He has been married to Dinah Minot since June 4, 1988. They have three children.

30. Trent Reznor

Soundtrack | The Social Network

Trent Reznor is an American songwriter/musician/producer and sole member of multi-platinum act Nine Inch Nails, and now an Academy Award, Emmy and Grammy Award winning film composer. He began creating music as a child in Western Pennsylvania, first on piano and then taking up other instruments. He ...

31. Hisham Tawfiq

Actor | The Blacklist

Hisham discovered his passion for the arts while performing the poem "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Poet Laureate Maya Angelou, in a high school English class. Hisham studied at the world renowned Negro Ensemble Theatre Company, which has brought forth such notable actors as Denzel Washington...

32. Maureen O'Sullivan

Actress | Hannah and Her Sisters

Of Irish, English, and Scottish descent, Maureen Paula O'Sullivan was born on May 17, 1911 in Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland. Her father was Charles Joseph O'Sullivan, an officer in the Connaught Rangers, and his wife, the former Mary Fraser (or Frazer). She was educated at Catholic schools in ...

33. Mona Lee Wylde

Actress | VHYes

Mona Lee Wylde was born on May 17, 1954 in North Hollywood, California, USA. Mona Lee is an actor and writer, known for VHYes (2019) and No Man of God (2021).

34. John Paul Tremblay

Actor | Trailer Park Boys

John Paul Tremblay was born on May 17, 1968 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. John Paul is an actor and producer, known for Trailer Park Boys (2001), Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park (2016) and Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (2009). John Paul is married to Andrea. They have three ...

35. Amy Gumenick

Actress | Turn

Los Angeles-based actress Amy Gumenick grew up in the competitive dance and theater world, where she discovered her love for performance at a very early age. Though the performing arts were constant in her upbringing, she formally cultivated her passion for acting at the University of California, ...

36. Karrueche Tran

Actress | The Bay

Los Angeles native Karrueche Tran has quickly become one of Hollywood's sweethearts. Best known for her role as Virginia on TNT's acclaimed series Claws, the actress and socialite has accumulated a worldwide fan base of over 10 million combined social media followers and counting. Karrueche not ...

37. Corey Johnson

Actor | Morbius

Corey Johnson was born on May 17, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Morbius (2022), The Mauritanian (2021) and Captain Phillips (2013).

38. Elizabeth Hanks

Actress | Forrest Gump

Elizabeth Hanks was born on May 17, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Forrest Gump (1994), That Thing You Do! (1996) and Anchoraged (2015).

39. Joan Blackman

Actress | Blue Hawaii

Joan Blackman was born on May 17, 1938 in San Francisco, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Blue Hawaii (1961), Kid Galahad (1962) and Visit to a Small Planet (1960). She was previously married to Rockne Tarkington and Joby Baker.

40. Nushrratt Bharuccha

Actress | Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2

Nushrat Bharucha was born in a Dawoodi Bohra Muslim family to Tanvir Bharucha and Tasneem Bharucha in Mumbai, India. She began her acting career in the year 2002 at the age of 16. As a student of Jai Hind college, she walked into a talent management firm hoping to volunteer as a scout but instead, ...

41. Derek Hough

Soundtrack | Dancing with the Stars

Derek Hough was born on May 17, 1985 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Dancing with the Stars (2005), Hairspray Live! (2016) and Nashville (2012).

42. May Lifschitz

Actress | Next of Kin

May was born in the north of Argentina, with a Danish Mother and Argentine father. At a young age she moved to Denmark, and started her career in front of the camera already at the age of 16 as a model. At the age of 19 she was scouted for her first role, and started acting from then on. In 2020, ...

43. Cynda Williams

Actress | One False Move

Cynda Williams was born on May 17, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for One False Move (1992), Mad As Hell (2021) and Mo' Better Blues (1990). She has been married to Roderick Plummer since July 26, 2001. They have one child. She was previously married to Arthur...

44. Peter Gerety

Actor | Charlie Wilson's War

Peter Gerety was born on May 17, 1940 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor, known for Charlie Wilson's War (2007), Flight (2012) and Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009). He has been married to Natalie Burton since November 27, 2000.

45. Paul Whitehouse

Actor | The Fast Show

Paul Whitehouse was born on May 17, 1958 in Stanleytown, Rhondda, Wales, UK. He is an actor and writer, known for The Fast Show (1994), The Death of Stalin (2017) and Corpse Bride (2005).

46. Cameron Bancroft

Actor | The Cape

Cameron Bancroft was born on May 17, 1967 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Cape (1996), R.L. Stine's the Haunting Hour (2010) and NarcoLeap (2018).

47. Peter Hinwood

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Peter Hinwood was born on May 17, 1946 in England, UK. He is an actor, known for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) and Tam Lin (1970).

48. Jason Bernard

Actor | Liar Liar

Jason Bernard was born on May 17, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Liar Liar (1997), While You Were Sleeping (1995) and No Way Out (1987). He was previously married to Carol Joy Pacanda and Debra Jean Wilson. He died on October 16, 1996 in Burbank, California, USA.

49. Yôko Shimada

Actress | Shogun

Kumamoto City-born Shimada Yoko is best known in the west as Mariko from the 1980 mini-series Shogun. The lady-in-waiting role created an interest in Japan and its culture overseas and introduced Japanese history to foreign audiences. She won the Golden Globe For Best Performance by an Actress in a...

50. Bruce Thomas

Actor | Legally Blonde

Bruce Thomas was born on May 17, 1961 in the USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Legally Blonde (2001), Hall Pass (2011) and Army of Darkness (1992).


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