Birth Month Day of 08-18 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Kang Soo-youn

Actress | Sibaji

Kang Soo-youn was born on August 18, 1966 in Seoul, South Korea. She was an actress and producer, known for The Surrogate Woman (1987), Aje aje bara aje (1989) and All That Falls Has Wings (1990). She died on May 7, 2022 in Seoul, South Korea.

2. Edward Norton

Actor | Fight Club

American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland.

His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer ...

3. Robert Redford

Actor | The Natural

Legendary movie star Robert Redford was born during the depression on August 18, 1936, in Santa Monica, California, to Charles Robert Redford, a Rhode Island native, who was a milkman-turned-accountant for Standard Oil, and his Texan wife, Martha W. (Hart). He was naturally gifted at athletics and ...

4. Christian Slater

Actor | Very Bad Things

Christian Michael Leonard Slater was born on August 18, 1969 in New York City, to Michael Hawkins, a well-known soap actor, and Mary Jo Slater (née Lawton), a casting agent. Christian started in show business early, appearing on the soap opera The Edge of Night (1956) in 1976 at the age of 7. He ...

5. Kaitlin Olson

Actress | Finding Dory

Born in Portland, Oregon, Kaitlin cultivated her passion for acting at the University of Oregon, where she got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts. After her stint on stage, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting professionally. She began at The Groundlings Theatre in Hollywood, training ...

6. Patrick Swayze

Actor | Dirty Dancing

Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes), a choreographer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982. ...

7. Roman Polanski

Director | Chinatown

Roman Polanski is a Polish film director, producer, writer and actor. Having made films in Poland, Britain, France and the USA, he is considered one of the few truly international filmmakers. Roman Polanski was born in Paris in 1933.

His parents returned to Poland from France in 1936, three years ...

8. Andy Samberg

Actor | Saturday Night Live

Andy Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, to Marjorie (Marrow), a teacher, and Joe Samberg, a photographer. With Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer, Samberg is one of three Los Angeles, California-based writer-performer-filmmakers--all childhood friends--dubbed The Lonely Island, whose short ...

9. Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Actor | The Cosby Show

Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal.

Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show." His ...

10. Jacob Vargas

Actor | Mr. Iglesias

Jacob Vargas began his acting career when he was discovered breakdancing in a schoolyard at age 12. His introduction to acting came with a bit part as a breakdancer on the hit TV show Diff'rent Strokes (1978). In 1995 he won the very first ALMA Award (for Emerging Artist of the Year) for his work ...

11. Madeleine Stowe

Actress | Twelve Monkeys

Madeleine Stowe was born in Los Angeles, California, to Mireya Maria (Mora Steinvorth) and Robert Alfred Stowe, a civil engineer. Her mother was a from a prominent political family in Costa Rica. Stowe grew up in Eagle Rock, a working-class neighborhood of Los Angeles. At age ten she started ...

12. Parker McKenna Posey

Actor | Conundrum: Secrets Among Friends

Actress, designer, philanthropist, and curator. After 17 years in the entertainment industry, it is safe to say this young woman is more than what meets the eye. Parker originates from humble beginnings in Los Angeles, CA where she started developing her acting skills at the tender age of four. In ...

13. Mika Boorem

Actress | Hollywood.Con

Mika Boorem is an actress, director, writer and producer based in Los Angeles. Boorem is well- known for her acting career which includes over 40 major motion pictures and network television series roles. She has recently completed her first narrative feature length film, Hollywood.con, as a ...

14. Craig Bierko

Actor | The Thirteenth Floor

Craig Bierko was born on August 18, 1964 in Rye Brook, New York, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Thirteenth Floor (1999), The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) and Scary Movie 4 (2006).

15. Josephine Langford

Actress | After

Josephine Langford was born on August 18, 1997 in Perth, Australia. She is an actress, known for After (2019), Moxie (2021) and After We Fell (2021).

16. Martin Mull

Actor | Clue

Offbeat funnyman Martin Mull was born on August 18, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois, the oldest of three children of Betty, an actress and director, and Harold Mull, a carpenter. He was raised in Ohio. The blond-maned, blue-eyed comedian with the sad, droopy mustache first came in contact with the arts ...

17. Madelaine Petsch

Actress | Riverdale

Madelaine Petsch was born on August 18, 1994 in Port Orchard, Washington, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Riverdale (2017), F*&% the Prom (2017) and Polaroid (2019).

18. Carole Bouquet

Actress | For Your Eyes Only

Carole Bouquet is a French actress and fashion model. She is best known for played Bond girl Melina Havelock in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only (1981).

She also starred in That Obscure Object of Desire (1977), Nemo (1984), The Bridge (1999) and Do Not Disturb (2014).

In 2017 she starred in the...

19. Maia Mitchell

Actress | Teen Beach 2

Maia Mitchell is an Australian singer/song writer and actress from Lismore, New South Wales. She learned to play the guitar at a very young age and her talent has been included on The Fosters (2013) - an ABC Family show that aired in June 2013, where Maia plays one of the main roles of "Callie ...

20. Anna Akana

Actress | Jupiter's Legacy

Anna Akana was born on August 18, 1989 in Monterey, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Jupiter's Legacy (2021), Let It Snow (2019) and Ant-Man (2015).

21. Sierra Swartz

Actress | Cheaper by the Dozen

Sierra Swartz was born on August 18, 1995 in San Diego County, California, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Cheaper by the Dozen (2022), Womanhood (2021) and Westworld (2016).

22. Sarita Choudhury

Actress | Lady in the Water

After her debut film Mississippi Masala (1991) became an art house hit, Sarita Choudhury was determined not to "go Hollywood," focusing her acting energies on independent film instead.

Raised in Jamaica, Mexico, and Italy, the half-Indian, half-English Choudhury studied economics at Queens ...

23. Denis Leary

Writer | Rescue Me

Denis Leary was born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Nora (Sullivan) and John Leary, Irish immigrants who had grown up together. His mother was a maid and his father was an auto mechanic. After a childhood in the 1960s, Leary went to Emerson College in Boston, where he tried his ...

24. Shelley Winters

Actress | The Poseidon Adventure

Shelley Winters was born Shirley Schrift of very humble beginnings on August 18, 1920 (some sources list 1922) in East St. Louis, Illinois. Her mother, Rose Winter, was born in Missouri, to Austrian Jewish parents, and her father, Jonas Schrift, was an Austrian Jewish immigrant. She had one sibling...

25. Richard Harmon

Actor | The 100

Richard Harmon was born on August 18, 1991 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Richard is an actor and producer, known for The 100 (2014), I Still See You (2018) and The Age of Adaline (2015).

26. Elizabeth Chambers

Actress | Criminal Minds

Elizabeth Chambers was born on August 18, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for Criminal Minds (2005), The Game Plan (2007) and Shark (2006). She has been married to Armie Hammer since May 22, 2010. They have two children.

27. Rivkah Reyes

Actress | School of Rock

Rivkah Reyes (they/she, but mostly they) is a queer Filipinx-Jewish actor, musician, comedian, producer and writer from Chicago. They have been performing since the age of 4 when they picked up a guitar for the first time. In the 4th grade, Rivkah performed on the NPR show From the Top, which ...

28. Reg E. Cathey

Actor | Fantastic Four

Born into a military family in Huntsville, Alabama -- his father was an army vet who had served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, while his mother held a somewhat mysterious job in the Department of Defence -- Reg E. Cathey spent much of his early childhood living on a rural farmhouse in Germany....

29. Alexa Davies

Actress | White House Farm

Alexa Davies was born on August 18, 1995 in Rhuddlan, County Denbighshire, Wales, UK. She is an actress, known for The Murders at White House Farm (2020), Dead Pixels (2019) and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018).

30. Glenn Plummer

Actor | Gifted

On a foundation of talent, unbridled dedication and a passionate mindset, Glenn Plummer has enjoyed a successful acting career that spans three decades. He has starred in such feature films as, Gifted, Saw II (2005), Dennis Hopper's Colors (1988), Menace II Society (1993), Showgirls (1995), The ...

31. Dar Salim

Actor | Game of Thrones

Dar Salim was born on August 18, 1977 in Baghdad, Iraq. He is an actor and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), The Devil's Double (2011) and Darkland (2017).

32. Max Charles

Actor | Mr. Peabody & Sherman

At just 16 years of age, Max Charles is already an industry veteran, landing coveted roles on and off the big screen and working with some of Hollywood's most respected and acclaimed actors, writers and directors.

Most recently, this charismatic and endearing young talent was nominated as "Best ...

33. Grant Williams

Actor | The Incredible Shrinking Man

As a child, Williams acted in summer stock productions. After graduation from high school he joined the Air Force for a four-year stint. Then, returning to New York, he took acting classes with Lee Strasberg. A few minor Broadway roles followed as did parts on some live TV dramas. One of these ...

34. Mizuo Peck

Actress | Night at the Museum

Mizuo Peck was born on August 18, 1977 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Night at the Museum (2006), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014).

35. Michaela Jill Murphy

Actress | Meet the Robinsons

Michaela Jill Murphy (also known as Jessie Flower) is an American voice, film, and stage actress. She is known as the voice of Toph Beifong in the animated Nickelodeon television series "Avatar: The Last Airbender". Michaela's voice has been featured in several animated movies, including Meet the ...

36. Shalom Brune-Franklin

Actress | The Tourist

Shalom Brune-Franklin is an English-born Australian actress known for Line of Duty (2012), Our Girl (2014) and Cursed (2020). Shalom was born in St Albans, United Kingdom to a Mauritian mother and Thai-born English father. At age 14 she moved to Mullaloo, Australia, with them and younger brother ...

37. Joan Taylor

Actress | 20 Million Miles to Earth

Joan Taylor's mother, Amelia Berky, was a vaudeville singing-dancing star in the 1920s. Her father was a prop man in Hollywood during that same period, but, after Joan's birth, the family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois, where her father managed a movie theater. She developed a love of movies from ...

38. Carmen Serano

Actress | Next Friday

Carmen Serano was born on August 18, 1973 in Chula Vista, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Next Friday (2000), Deadly Impact (2010) and Breaking Bad (2008). She was previously married to Greg Serano.

39. Adam Storke

Actor | Mystic Pizza

Adam Storke was born on August 18, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Mystic Pizza (1988), Death Becomes Her (1992) and The Phantom of the Opera (1990).

40. Gail Fisher

Actress | Mannix

A classy, smart-looking African-American actress who broke racial barriers in 1970s Hollywood but suffered greatly in her private life years after her TV glory days, award-winning actress Gail Fisher was born on August 18, 1935, in Orange, New Jersey, the youngest of five children. Her father, a ...

41. Emma Amos

Actress | Bridget Jones's Diary

Emma Amos was born on August 18, 1964 in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), Secrets & Lies (1996) and Vera Drake (2004). She has been married to Jonathan Coy since 1998. They have one child.

42. Brian Presley

Actor | Touchback

Brian Presley was born on August 18, 1977 in Midland, Texas, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Touchback (2011), Home of the Brave (2006) and Mechanic: Resurrection (2016). He has been married to Erin Hershey since July 27, 2002. They have three children.

43. Darren Pettie

Actor | The International

Born in Alabama, Darren trained at the Juilliard School of Performing Arts and graduated in 1996. Since then, he has worked extensively on the New York stage. He lives in New York City. He achieved his first nationwide notoriety with the recurring role of slick, bisexual tobacco heir Lee Garner, Jr...

44. Richard McCabe

Actor | The Constant Gardener

Richard McCabe was born on August 18, 1960 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. He is an actor, known for The Constant Gardener (2005), Eye in the Sky (2015) and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003).

45. Max Winkler

Director | Flower

Max Winkler was born on August 18, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a director and producer, known for Flower (2017), The King of Central Park (2006) and Jungleland (2019).

46. Christopher Jones

Actor | Ryan's Daughter

Christopher Jones was a brief cult star of the late '60s counterculture era and a would-be rebel successor to James Dean had he wanted it. Born William Franklin Jones amid rather impoverished surroundings to a grocery clerk in Jackson, Tennessee, in 1941, his artist mother had to be ...

47. Emile Meyer

Actor | Paths of Glory

Emile Meyer was born on August 18, 1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Paths of Glory (1957), Shane (1953) and Sweet Smell of Success (1957). He died on March 19, 1987 in Covington, Louisiana, USA.

48. Kieran Bew

Actor | Warrior

Kieran Bew was born on August 18, 1980 in Hartlepool, England, UK. Kieran is an actor and producer, known for Warrior (2019), Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (2016) and Rules of the Game (2022).

49. Alan Mowbray

Actor | I Wake Up Screaming

Alan Mowbray, the American film actor who was one of the founding members of the Screen Actors Guild, was born Ernest Allen on August 18, 1896, in London, England, to a non-theatrical family. He served in the British army during World War I and received the Military Medal and the French Croix De ...

50. Lorenzo Antonucci

Actor | Ballers

Lorenzo Antonucci was born in Brooklyn, New York and was raised on the streets of Queens. For over a decade, Antonucci toured internationally with well known band Sworn Enemy. Always one to be in the spotlight, Lorenzo moved to Los Angeles. He achieved skills as a professional wrestler but found ...


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