Birth Month Day of 08-23 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. River Phoenix

Actor | My Own Private Idaho

River Phoenix was born River Jude Bottom in Madras, Oregon. His mother, Arlyn (Dunetz), a Bronx-born secretary, and his father, John Bottom, a carpenter, met in California in 1968. They worked as itinerant fruit pickers, and later joined the Children of God religious group (John was originally ...

2. Park Chan-wook

Producer | Ah-ga-ssi

Park Chan-wook was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a producer and director, known for The Handmaiden (2016), Oldboy (2003) and Thirst (2009). He is married to Eun-hee Kim. They have one child.

3. Scott Caan

Actor | Ocean's Eleven

Scott Caan is the son of tough guy actor James Caan. While it is obvious that he admires tough method actors like Marlon Brando and Sean Penn, Scott also has a strong egalitarian streak, evidenced by his reasoning for baring his body in films. He is quoted as saying that originally only the women ...

4. Ruta Gedmintas

Actress | A Street Cat Named Bob

Ruta Gedmintas was born on August 23, 1983 in Canterbury, Kent, England, UK. She is an actress, known for A Street Cat Named Bob (2016), The Strain (2014) and The Lost Samaritan (2008).

5. Shelley Long

Actress | Cheers

Shelley Lee Long was born at 7:15 am on Tuesday, August 23, 1949 in Indian Village, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA, the only child of Ivadine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Leland Long, a teacher who had previously worked in the rubber industry. Shelley attended school at Kekionga Junior High for ...

6. Barbara Eden

Actress | I Dream of Jeannie

Barbara Eden, born Barbara Jean Morehead in Tucson, Arizona, became one of America's most endearing and enduring actresses. A graduate of Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, California, Eden would go on to study at San Francisco's City College as well as the San Francisco Conservatory of ...

7. Joanne Froggatt

Actress | Downton Abbey

Joanne Froggatt won a Golden Globe and was three-times EMMY nominated for her role as 'Anna Bates' in Downton Abbey and reprised her role in the recent film. She also won acclaim for Liar for ITV and Sundance TV and will return for its second series in 2020. She also soon takes on an entirely ...

8. Ray Park

Actor | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Ray Park was born in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. He moved with his parents, younger brother and sister to London, UK, at the age of seven. Ray always wanted to be in the movies, and be like their heroes. He also began to nurture a love for martial arts from the age of seven, when his father's fondness ...

9. Andrew Rannells

Actor | A Simple Favor

Andrew Rannells was born on August 23, 1978 in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Andrew is an actor and producer, known for A Simple Favor (2018), The Prom (2020) and The Intern (2015).

10. Vera Miles

Actress | The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Born in Boise City, Oklahoma, Vera Miles attended school in Pratt, Kansas and Wichita, Kansas. The patrician beauty of Miss Miles won her the title of "Miss Kansas" in 1948, leading soon to small roles in Hollywood films and television series. Fame came to the forthright, spirited Miles when she ...

11. Gene Kelly

Soundtrack | Singin' in the Rain

Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in...

12. Adama Niane

Actor | Baise-moi

Adama Niane was born on August 23, 1966 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France. He was an actor, known for Baise-moi (2000), Lupin (2021) and Get In (2019). He died on January 29, 2023 in Paris, France.

13. Kim Matula

Actress | Fighting with My Family

Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Kim Matula has been acting since she was 12 years old and when she turned 15, she sent out her headshots and managed to land an agent. After graduating from high school, Matula studied film at the University of Texas at Arlington, but dropped out because her acting career...

14. Jay Mohr

Actor | Go

Jay Mohr, born in Verona, New Jersey, USA, wanted to be a comedian all of his life. He performed stand-up comedy at colleges, comedy clubs, and such television forums as An Evening at the Improv (1981) and Two Drink Minimum (1994). He first gained national attention while a cast member on Saturday ...

15. Sam Horrigan

Actor | Brink!

Sam Horrigan was born and raised in Northern California. He has starred in over 30 movies and TV shows. Some of his most recognized parts include Spike in Little Giants, Val in the Disney movie Brink!, and Quentin on the Hit TV show Grace Under Fire.. You also might recognize him from One Tree Hill...

16. Chris Potter

Actor | X-Men '97

Toronto native, Chris Potter, is a veteran of the film & television industry.

Having appeared in over 450 episodes of various programs (including the Lead of 8 television series), in 10 feature films, in excess of 20 TV movies, and having directed 15 television episodes, Chris is without a doubt one...

17. Annie Ilonzeh

Actress | Peppermint

Annie Ilonzeh was born on August 23, 1983 in Grapevine, Texas, USA. She is an actress, known for Peppermint (2018), Person of Interest (2011) and He's Just Not That Into You (2009).

18. Clare Grant

Actress | Changeland

Clare Grant first appeared on film, opposite Joaquin Phoenix, in a small, but pivotal role in the Academy-winning film, Walk the Line (2005), while still earning her theater degree in Memphis, TN, where she grew up. While in college, she met Craig Brewer, who cast her in her several indy films, ...

19. Joey Cramer

Actor | Flight of the Navigator

Joey Cramer was born on August 23, 1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Deleriyes August Joe Fisher Cramer. His debut was in the Sci-Fi movie Runaway (1984), directed by Jurassic Park (1993)'s writer, Michael Crichton. 1986 was his most successful year after having a brief role as young ...

20. Rick Springfield

Actor | Mission: Magic!

Rick Springfield was born Richard Lewis Springthorpe in Guildford, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, to Eileen Louise (Evennett) and Norman James Springthorpe, a Lt. Colonel in the Australian Army. His maternal grandparents were English, and his father was of English and some Scottish descent. ...

21. Aaron Douglas

Actor | Battlestar Galactica

Aaron Douglas was born on August 23, 1971 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Battlestar Galactica (2004), Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016) and Unspeakable (2019).

22. Bob Peck

Actor | Jurassic Park

British actor Bob Peck was born in Leeds in north England on August 23, 1945. He attended Leeds Modern School and then graduated from Leeds College of Art before starting professional stage acting. Peck acted for the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He also starred in more than ...

23. Jake Manley

Actor | The Order

Jake Manley was born on August 23, 1990 in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The Order (2019), Infamous (2020) and Midway (2019).

24. Roger Avary

Writer | Pulp Fiction

Award-winning filmmaker Roger Avary first began experimenting in Beta I video and 8mm film formats during the late 1970s. In 1983, his Super-8mm supernatural thriller The Worm Turns won Best Film from the Los Angeles Film Teachers Association Film Expo. He went on to attend the Pasadena Art Center ...

25. Charley Boorman

Actor | Excalibur

Actor, father, motorbike fanatic: Charley Boorman is the epitome of the modern adventurer in pursuit of fresh challenges away from the success of his personal life. Choosing two wheels as his preferred mode of transport, Charley harnessed the challenges of a 'round the World trip with Ewan McGregor...

26. Malaika Arora

Actress | Dabangg

Born to a Punjabi father and Malayali Catholic mother, Malaika Arora started as a MTV VJ when MTV was launched in India. Recognizing her potential, MTV India gave her prime time roles in their shows "Love Line" and "Style Check". She also hosted award ceremonies and concerts on the television ...

27. Skipp Sudduth

Actor | Ronin

Skipp Sudduth was born on August 23, 1956 in Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA. Skipp is an actor and director, known for Ronin (1998), Louie (2010) and Quarry (2016).

28. Katherine Evans

Actress | The Mysterious Benedict Society

Katherine Evans was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

She fell in love with performing at a young age, singing and acting out songs at voice recitals and taking dance classes. She discovered musical theatre and obtained her first role with a professional company at ten years old. As a ...

29. Bolaji Badejo

Actor | Alien

Bolaji Badejo was a Nigerian graphic designer from Lagos. He is primarily remembered for his single acting role, playing the titular predatory alien in the science fiction horror film "Alien" (1979). The film was a box office hit, having earned a worldwide gross of 143 million dollars by 1992 ...

30. Alexandre Desplat

Composer | The King's Speech

Composer and conductor Alexandre Desplat, Oscar winner and seven-time Academy Award nominated, for his prolific filmography and his collaborations with Stephen Frears, Terrence Malick, Ang Lee, Kathryn Bigelow, Jacques Audiard, Wes Anderson, Roman Polanski, George Clooney or Matteo Garrone is one ...

31. Vaani Kapoor

Actress | Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui

Vaani Kapoor(born August 23, 1988) is an Indian actress marked her debut in (2013) film's Shuddh Desi Romance. She has signed a three movie deal with Yash Raj Films, She is slated to act in the Tamil/Telugu remake of Band Baaja Baraat.

She graduated from Indira Gandhi National Open University, and ...

32. Jason Dirden

Actor | Greenleaf

Jason Dirden was born on August 23, 1980 in Houston, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Greenleaf (2016), Elementary (2012) and The Start of Dreams (2010). He has been married to Anika Noni Rose since October 16, 2022.

33. Bethany Anne Lind

Actress | Ozark

Bethany Anne Lind is best known for her arc as the pregnant pastor's wife Grace Young, in the first season of Ozark and as Molly Quinn in Hulu's short-lived Reprisal. She's also known for her work in indie features such as "Blood On Her Name" opposite Will Patton, "Through the Glass Darkly" ...

34. Mark Hudson

Soundtrack | Gremlins

Mark Hudson is a record producer, musician and songwriter. After first rising to prominence as a performer, songwriter and TV personality in the 1970s as a member of the Hudson Brothers trio, Hudson achieved independent success as record producer and songwriter - working with a broad variety of ...

35. Kobe Bryant

Producer | Dear Basketball

Kobe Bean Bryant was an American professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, Bryant won five NBA championships, ...

36. Justin Briner

Actor | Boku no hîrô akademia

Justin Briner was born on August 23, 1991 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for My Hero Academia (2016), Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Arc (2018) and Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions (2016).

37. Trixie Mattel

Actor | American Horror Story

Trixie Mattel was born on August 23, 1989 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for American Horror Story (2011), Coulrophobia: Fear of clowns (2014) and Clowns of America (2014).

38. Ed Gale

Actor | Howard the Duck

Ed left his hometown two years after graduating from Plainwell High School (Plainwell, Michigan) at the age of 20 with $41 in his pocket and hitched a ride California to pursue his dream of being not a "star", but a steady working Hollywood "actor". His very first experience in the "biz" was ...

39. Marian Seldes

Actress | The Haunting

Tony Award-winner Marian Hall Seldes, one of the premier stage actresses in America, was born on August 23, 1928 in Manhattan, New York, to writer and journalist Gilbert Seldes, and his socialite wife, the former Alice Wadhams Hall. Her paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and her ...

40. Amy Louise Pemberton

Actress | Legends of Tomorrow

Amy Louise Pemberton was born on August 23, 1988 in East Of England, United Kingdom. Amy Louise is an actor and director, known for DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016), Fortnite (2017) and Scorpion (2014).

41. Jaime Lee Kirchner

Actress | The Mob Doctor

Jaime Lee Kirchner was born in Germany to a white father of German descent and a black mother. She considers herself "mixed". Jaime began performing at The Roxy Regional Theater in Tennessee at the age of 8. Kirchner's first big break came when she was was just 17-years-old and still in high school...

42. Michael Taliferro

Actor | Life

Michael Taliferro was born on August 23, 1961 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Life (1999), The Replacements (2000) and Bad Boys (1995). He died on May 4, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

43. James Millhollin

Actor | No Time for Sergeants

Thin, fidgety James Millholin made a career out of playing dyspeptic bureaucrats, nervous hotel clerks and other officious authority types. Somewhat reminiscent of Edward Everett Horton or Franklin Pangborn, Millhollin's pinched face, somewhat pop eyes and flighty mannerisms fit those roles like a ...

44. Peter Wyngarde

Actor | Flash Gordon

Peter Paul Wyngarde was born at the home of an aunt in Marseille, Southern France, and is the son of an English father and French mother. Owing to his father's work as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, Peter spent much of his early childhood moving from one country to another, and was ...

45. Erin Foster

Actress | Cellular

Erin Foster was born on August 23, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Erin is an actor and producer, known for Cellular (2004), He's Such a Girl (2009) and House (2004). Erin has been married to Simon Tikhman since December 31, 2019.

46. Marty York

Actor | The Sandlot

Marty York was born on August 23, 1980 in Auburn, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Sandlot (1993), Boy Meets World (1993) and Due Justice.

47. Tony Bill

Director | Flyboys

He graduated in 1962 from the University of Notre Dame with majors in English and Art. Tony began his career in the film industry as an actor. His acting years were distinguished by the quality of the directors who chose him for their films, including Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola. Tony...

48. Gregory Zaragoza

Actor | Stumptown

Gregory is an extremely gifted and versatile performer. He has performed on television and film and in the theater. He has worked as an attorney, and his interests and special skills including horseback riding, the Martial Arts (Kung Fu, Judo, and Karate, in which he has a Black Belt). He is also ...

49. Bobby Diamond

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Bobby Diamond was born on August 23, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for The Twilight Zone (1959), Westinghouse Playhouse (1961) and Scream (1981). He was previously married to Tara Lynn Parker. He died on May 15, 2019 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.

50. David Robb

Actor | Downton Abbey

David Robb was born on August 23, 1947 in London, England, UK. He is an actor, known for Downton Abbey (2010), I, Claudius (1976) and The Young Victoria (2009). He was previously married to Briony McRoberts.


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