Birth Month Day of 05-26 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Helena Bonham Carter

Actress | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful.

Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant ...

2. Lenny Kravitz

Actor | The Hunger Games

Four time Grammy Award-winner Leonard Albert Kravitz was born on May 26, 1964 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, the only child of actress Roxie Roker and Hollywood producer Sy Kravitz. The family moved to California when Lenny was ten. His father was Jewish and his mother was of ...

3. John Wayne

Actor | True Grit

John Wayne was born Marion Robert Morrison in Iowa, to Mary Alberta (Brown) and Clyde Leonard Morrison, a pharmacist. He was of English, Ulster-Scots, and Irish ancestry.

Clyde developed a lung condition that required him to move his family from Iowa to the warmer climate of southern California, ...

4. Elisabeth Harnois

Actress | Keith

Elisabeth was born in Detroit in 1979 and grew up in Los Angeles. An actress since the age of 3, she co-starred at the age of 5 in two movies (One Magic Christmas (1985) and Where Are the Children? (1986)). She did numerous TV commercials until being chosen by Disney Productions to star as Alice in...

5. Alex Garland

Writer | Ex Machina

Alex Garland is an English novelist, screenwriter, film producer and director. He is best known for the films Ex Machina (2015) and Annihilation (2018).

Garland's others works as a writer includes The Beach (2000), 28 Days Later (2002), Sunshine (2007), Never Let Me Go (2011) and Dredd (2012).

He is ...

6. Nicki Aycox

Actress | Perfect Stranger

Nicki Aycox lived a full artistic life since the age of nine, when she fell in love with the family piano and began playing music. By the time she had reached her preteens Nicki was performing Beethoven for audiences all around Oklahoma, until her family had a huge financial setback and was forced ...

7. Astrid Bergès-Frisbey

Actress | King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Astrid Bergès-Frisbey was born the 26th May of 1986 in Barcelona, Spain to a Spanish Father and a French-American Mother of English descent. She is fluent in French, Spanish, and Catalan. Astrid Bergès-Frisbey made her acting debut in 2007 on French television. In 2008, she made her feature debut ...

8. Pam Grier

Actress | Jackie Brown

Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched ...

9. Margaret Colin

Actress | Independence Day

Margaret Colin was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on Long Island. She graduated from Baldwin Senior High School in 1976. Margaret began acting in The Edge of Night (1956) (her character was a heiress and former terrorist, with seven murder attempts), and was employed next on As the World ...

10. Bobcat Goldthwait

Actor | Scrooged

Robert Francis 'Bobcat' Goldthwait, born May 26, 1962, is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, and star of films and television shows. He is most widely known for his at times screechy voice and scattergun delivery during his standup comedy performances and some film roles.

He was born ...

11. Doug Hutchison

Actor | The Green Mile

Doug grew up in Detroit and Minneapolis and eventually moved to New York City and briefly attended the Juilliard School. After studying with Sanford Meisner for two years and working at a plethora of oddball jobs (including dressing as a giant Citibank card to hand out flyers in Times Square), he ...

12. Musetta Vander

Actress | Mortal Kombat: Annihilation

A Dutch South African, Musetta Vander was raised without that most basic of modern conveniences--television! Radio programming, childhood books and weekend trips to the drive-in introduced her to the magical world of movies. It was not until the mid-'70s that South Africa finally got television, ...

13. James Arness

Actor | Gunsmoke

American leading man famed as the star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history, Gunsmoke (1955). Born of Norwegian heritage (the family name, Aurness, had formerly been Aursness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Rolf and Ruth Duesler Aurness. His father was a traveling salesman ...

14. Nanrisa Lee

Actress | Quantum Leap

Nanrisa Lee was born on May 26, 1980 in Alameda County, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Quantum Leap (2022), CSI: Vegas (2021) and Bosch (2014).

15. Kevin Gage

Actor | Heat

Kevin Franklin Gaede, who later changed his name to Kevin Gage, was born and raised in northern Wisconsin. He was physically active, working on his grandparents' dairy farm and excelling in school sports, including basketball, baseball, football, hockey, and track. He also enjoyed fishing and other...

16. Lola Flanery

Actress | Home Again

Lola Flanery was born in Los Angeles but moved to Toronto at the age of 3. She began her career in front of the camera as a model for campaigns such as Gap, Roots & Target.

At the age of 10 Lola decided to venture into the world of acting. Her first audition led to her first leading role alongside ...

17. Peter Cushing

Actor | Star Wars

Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was ...

18. Selenis Leyva

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Selenis Leyva was born on May 26, 1972 in Baracoa, Guantánamo, Cuba. She is an actress, known for Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Orange Is the New Black (2013) and The Place Beyond the Pines (2012). She has been married to Raul Rivera since August 25, 2001.

19. Laurence Fox

Actor | The Hole

RADA-trained Laurence Fox is the third son of the actor James Fox and his wife Mary. He is a rising British actor who has appeared in several important films, plays, and television programs.

He comes from a theatrical family and promises to have an illustrious career ahead of him.

20. Genie Francis

Actress | General Hospital

Genie Francis was born on May 26, 1962 in Englewood, New Jersey to actors Ivor Francis and Rosemary Daley. She grew up in Long Island, New York and California. She has an older brother, Ivor Francis, and a younger brother, Kenneth Francis, and a half-sister, Shelley Francis. The attractive, blonde ...

21. Tarsem Singh

Director | The Fall

Indian director Tarsem Singh is the son of an aircraft engineer. He was educated at Bishop Cotton Boy's School in Shimla and relocated to the USA to study business at Harvard and, significantly, film studies at the Art Center College of Design in California. Upon graduating he embarked on a career ...

22. Jay Silverheels

Actor | The Lone Ranger

Jay Silverheels was born on Canada's Six Nation's Reserve and was one of 10 children. He was a star lacrosse player and a boxer before he entered films as a stuntman in 1938. He worked in a number of films through the 1940s before gaining notice as the Osceola brother in a Humphrey Bogart film Key ...

23. Lisa Niemi

Actress | One Last Dance

Lisa Niemi was born on May 26, 1956 in Houston, Texas, USA. She is an actress and director, known for One Last Dance (2003), She's Having a Baby (1988) and Super Force (1990). She has been married to Albert DePrisco since May 25, 2014. She was previously married to Patrick Swayze.

24. Matt Stone

Soundtrack | South Park

Matthew Stone is a Jewish-American actor, writer, director, musician and animator who frequently collaborates with Trey Parker. They created and voiced in the South Park franchise. Matt voiced Kyle Broflovski, Kenny McCormick, Butters Stotch and other characters. He and Parker also worked on The ...

25. Philip Michael Thomas

Actor | Miami Vice

Philip Michael Thomas - the multi-talented performer best known as Detective Rico Tubbs in the iconic 1980s TV series Miami Vice (1984) - made his Broadway debut in 1971 in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play No Place to Be Somebody...and hasn't looked back since.

In a remarkable career that spans ...

26. Oliver Hermanus

Director | Moffie

Oliver Hermanus was born on May 26, 1983 in Cape Town, South Africa. He is a director and writer, known for Moffie (2019), Beauty (2011) and Shirley Adams (2009).

27. Benji Gregory

Actor | ALF

Blue-eyed Benji Gregory was born in Encino, California, USA on May 26, 1978. His parents are Manny and Patti, and he has an older sister, Becky, and a younger brother, Matthew. His father, uncle and sister were all actors; his grandmother is his agent.

As a veteran of dozens of commercials, Benji ...

28. Roy Dotrice

Actor | Hellboy II: The Golden Army

The ever-impressive, chameleon-like British character actor Roy Dotrice was born on the Island of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands off the coast of France, which is part of the United Kingdom. He was the first-born child of Louis and Neva Dotrice who prospered as bakers. The Germans occupied ...

29. Joe Chrest

Actor | Stranger Things

After serving in the United States Air Force where he was recognized for Cold War service and for expert marksmanship, Chrest earned a BFA Degree in Directing from Marshall University (West Virginia) and a MFA Degree from Louisiana State University.

A veteran of over 100 screen roles, and over 60 ...

30. Levon Helm

Actor | Shooter

Levon Helm was in the right place at the right time. He saw the birth of rock and roll and, though he was too much of a gentleman to say it, his role in helping to keep that rebellious child healthy was more than just instrumental.

On May 26, 1940, Mark Lavon Helm was the second of four children born...

31. Robert Morley

Actor | The African Queen

Bushy-browed, triple-chinned and plummy-voiced English actor and raconteur of wide girth and larger-than-life personality. The son of a career army officer, Morley was expected to join the diplomatic corps. As a 'compromise', he tried his hand as a beer salesman. However, bitten by the acting bug ...

32. Megan Charpentier

Actress | It

Megan Charpentier was born on May 26th, 2001 in New Westminster, British Columbia. She began her career in commercials at the age of 3, graduating to dramatic work 3 years later with her first guest star role in the series PAINKILLER JANE (2007). The succession of films and TV series that followed ...

33. Julianna Rose Mauriello

Actress | LazyTown

Julianna Rose Mauriello was born in Irvington, New York on a glorious spring morning, May 26, 1991. Always singing, she appeared as a child in Party Scene of The Nutcracker at SUNY Purchase, asleep under the Christmas tree. Her fascination with performing continued to grow as she first watched her ...

34. Stevie Nicks

Soundtrack | Sweet November

Stevie Nicks was born in Phoenix, Arizona. From an early age, she showed a love and aptitude for music, singing country and western duets with her grandfather when she was 4 years old. After moving to San Francisco, she began songwriting and performing at Menlo-Atherton High School, where she met ...

35. John Dall

Actor | Rope

John Dall was born John Dall Thompson on May 26, 1920. He made his Broadway debut in Norman Krasna's comedy "Dear Ruth," directed by Moss Hart, in 1944. The show was a hit, running for over a year and a half and 680 performances.

He next appeared on Broadway in Jean-Paul Sartre's "Red Gloves" in ...

36. Donald Losby

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Donald Losby was born on May 26, 1951 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), The Mating Game (1959) and Tower of London (1962).

37. John Hamburg

Producer | Little Fockers

John Hamburg was born on May 26, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Little Fockers (2010), Why Him? (2016) and I Love You, Man (2009). He has been married to Christina Kirk since September 24, 2005.

38. Shannon Kenny

Actress | Max Steel

Shannon Kenny was born on May 26, 1971 in Australia. She is an actress, known for Max Steel (2000), The Invisible Man (2000) and Batman Beyond (1999). She has been married to Nestor Carbonell since January 3, 2001. They have two children.

39. Madeleine Mantock

Actress | Charmed

Madeleine Mantock is a British actress. She is known for her television work on the AMC series Into the Badlands and The CW revival of The Tomorrow People, as well as her film work on Edge of Tomorrow. Madeleine attended Arts Educational Schools, London where she obtained her BA in Musical Theater.

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40. Kerry Ingram

Actress | Les Misérables

Kerry's first professional stage role was in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. She then went on to play the lead role of Matilda Wormwood in Matilda, a Musical in Stratford Upon Avon's Courtyard Theatre. The show was a success and It then transferred to West End and Kerry was the only ...

41. Tamara Clatterbuck

Actress | Criminal Minds

Tamara Clatterbuck was born in Seattle, Washington, USA. She is an actress, known for Criminal Minds (2005), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Days of Our Lives (1965). She has been married to Alexander Farkas since September 8, 2001.

42. Adam Curtis

Director | The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear

Adam Curtis was born on May 26, 1955 in Dartford, Kent, England, UK. He is a director and writer, known for The Power of Nightmares (2004), Pandora's Box (1992) and HyperNormalisation (2016).

43. Lauryn Hill

Soundtrack | Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Lauryn Hill, a native of South Orange, New Jersey, first came to attention with the multi-talented Fugees. Their first album, "Blunted On Reality", went virtually unnoticed by the public; their real breakthrough came with the sophomore album, "The Score", which featured "Killing Me Softly". That ...

44. T.J. Ramini

Actor | 24

TJ is a British actor, writer and producer who was born and raised in London. He has enjoyed a fruitful career in multiple platforms from television and film, theatre and several voice overs in numerous video games.

TV fans will most likely recognize TJ from his recurring roles on 24, NCIS and ...

45. Sarah Bishop

Actress | YOLO: Crystal Fantasy

Sarah Bishop is an Australian comedy actor, writer and director. She is known for voicing the lead role of Sarah on YOLO: Crystal Fantasy on Adult Swim, and for her work as one third of the sketch comedy group Skit Box.

Skit Box have achieved over 140 million hits online for several viral videos ...

46. Jolene Anderson

Actress | All Saints

Jolene Anderson was born on May 26, 1980 in Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for All Saints (1998), Rush (2008) and The Dustwalker (2019).

47. Barbara Stock

Actress | Spenser: For Hire

Barbara Stock was born on May 26, 1956 in Downers Grove, Illinois, USA. She is an actress, known for Spenser: For Hire (1985), Dallas (1978) and Murder, She Wrote (1984). She has been married to William G. Dunn since April 1988. They have one child.

48. Rachael Blake

Actress | Sleeping Beauty

Rachael Blake was born on May 26, 1971 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Rachael is an actor, known for Sleeping Beauty (2011), Lantana (2001) and Gods of Egypt (2016). Rachael has been married to Tony Martin since December 21, 2003.

49. Ryder Allen

Actor | Palmer

Ryder Allen was born on May 26, 2012 in Malibu, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Palmer (2021), Helvellyn Edge (2023) and Entertainment Tonight (1981).

50. Jacques Bergerac

Actor | Gigi

Jacques Bergerac was born on May 26, 1927 in Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France. He was an actor, known for Gigi (1958), Fury of Achilles (1962) and Un homme se penche sur son passé (1958). He was previously married to Dorothy Malone and Ginger Rogers. He died on June 15, 2014 in Anglet,...


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