Birth Month Day of 04-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jennifer Garner

Actress | Alias

Jennifer Garner, who catapulted into stardom with her lead role on the television series Alias (2001), has come a long way from her birthplace of Houston, Texas. Raised in Charleston, West Virginia by her mother, Patricia Ann (née English), a retired teacher of English, and her father, William John...

2. Rooney Mara

Actress | Carol

Actress and philanthropist Rooney Mara was born on April 17, 1985 in Bedford, New York. She made her screen debut in the slasher film Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), went on to have a supporting role in the independent coming-of-age drama Tanner Hall (2009), and has since starred in the horror ...

3. Sean Bean

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Sean Bean's career since the eighties spans theatre, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended RADA in London and ...

4. Adam McKay

Producer | The Other Guys

Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through ...

5. Gia Mantegna

Actress | Unaccompanied Minors

Gina Cristine "Gia" Mantegna (born April 17, 1990) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Devin Levin on American sitcom The Middle.

Mantegna was born Gina Cristine Mantegna in Manhattan, New York, and raised in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Arlene, who owns the restaurant "...

6. Olivia Hussey

Actress | Romeo and Juliet

At age 15, when most young women are nurturing dreams of romance, Olivia Hussey was giving life to Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (1968). Her performance in one of the most celebrated roles ever written in the English language won her the Golden Globe and two successive Best Actor ...

7. David Bradley

Actor | The World's End

David Bradley was born on April 17, 1942 in York, Yorkshire, England as David John Bradley. He is an actor, known for The World's End (2013), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) and Hot Fuzz (2007). He has been married to Rosanna Bradley since 1978. They have one child.

8. Maïwenn

Actress | Polisse

Maïwenn was born on April 17, 1976 in Les Lilas, Seine-Saint-Denis, France as Maïwenn Le Besco. She is an actress and writer, known for Polisse (2011), Haute tension (2003) and Léon (1994). She was previously married to Jean-Yves Le Fur and Luc Besson.

9. Henry Ian Cusick

Actor | Lost

Henry Ian Cusick (born 17 April 1967) is a Peruvian actor and director.

He is known for his role as Desmond Hume on the U.S. television series Lost (2004), for which he received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. He also starred in the ABC drama Scandal as Stephen Finch, as Marcus Kane in The CW ...

10. Luke Mitchell

Actor | Home and Away

Originally wanting to be a professional tennis player, Luke began his acting career in Melbourne, Australia. He trained at the Film & Television Studio International and traveled around Australia with international entertainment company, Sudden Impact Entertainment. In his first professional acting ...

11. William Holden

Actor | Stalag 17

William Holden was born William Franklin Beedle, Jr. in O'Fallon, Illinois, to Mary Blanche (Ball), a schoolteacher, and William Franklin Beedle, Sr., an industrial chemist. He came from a wealthy family (the Beedles) that moved to Pasadena, California, when he was three. In 1937, while studying ...

12. Nicholas D'Agosto

Actor | Gotham

Nicholas D'Agosto was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He is the son of Alan and Deanna D'Agosto, and the middle of five children (two older brothers, two younger sisters). He began acting when he was eleven years old, and was a senior at Creighton Preparatory School when he was cast in Election...

13. Alaina Huffman

Actress | Painkiller Jane

Alaina Huffman was born on April 17, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Alaina Kalanj. She is an actress and producer, known for Painkiller Jane (2007), Supernatural (2005) and Smallville (2001). She was previously married to John Henry Huffman IV.

14. Monet Mazur

Actress | Mystery Men

Monet Mazur has been in the entertainment industry and acting professionally since 1993. Mazur grew up in Malibu and New York, the daughter of Ruby Mazur, a record industry artist, and Valerie Chasin, who was a fashion model in the late 60s and 70s. After small roles in TV and film, Mazur finally ...

15. Lindsay Hartley

Actress | Passions

Lindsay Hartley is an American actress and singer. She was born Lindsay Nicole Korman in Palm Springs, California, and is of Russian and English (father) and Greek and Italian (mother) origin. Singing since age eleven, Hartley was a national pre-teen talent winner of the Young Miss America Beauty ...

16. Leslie Bega

Actress | The Sopranos

Veteran film and television actress Leslie Bega can now be seen co-starring as Valentina La Paz on the HBO Emmy Award winning television series The Sopranos (1999), Tony Soprano's girlfriend. In addition, Leslie also can be seen as a diametrically opposite character to Valentina named Leah on CBS's...

17. Joel Murray

Actor | God Bless America

Joel is a versatile writer-director-actor. The youngest of the nine Murrays is a veteran of over 250 sit-com episodes. He has been a series regular on the comedies Grand, Pacific Station, Love and War, Dharma and Greg and Still Standing. He has also recurred on the series Mike and Molly, My Boys ...

18. William Mapother

Actor | Lost

William Mapother was born on April 17, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as William Reibert Mapother Jr. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in English. He is the co-founder of the film finance marketplace Slated. He is known for his work on Lost (2004), In the Bedroom (2001)...

19. Kimberly Elise

Actress | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Kimberly Elise Trammel. She is an actress, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and John Q (2002). She was previously married to Maurice Oldham.

20. Roddy Piper

Actor | They Live

Roddy Piper was born Roderick George Toombs on April 17, 1954 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a pro wrestler from 1973-1987 in the NWA, Pacific Northwest, California. He was a longtime mainstay in the WWF, and was one of the biggest "bad guys" in the WWF during the early '80s, before ...

21. Lela Rochon

Actress | Waiting to Exhale

Lela Rochon was born on April 17, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lela Rochon Staples. She is an actress and producer, known for Waiting to Exhale (1995), Gang Related (1997) and Any Given Sunday (1999). She has been married to Antoine Fuqua since April 9, 1999. They have two children. She ...

22. L. Scott Caldwell

Actress | The Fugitive

L. Scott Caldwell was born in Chicago and now lives in New York City. She has an extensive background in feature films, television and theater. Her film credits include "Mystery Alaska," "Waiting to Exhale," "The Net," "The Fugitive," "Dutch" and "Without a Trace." Caldwell had a recurring role in ...

23. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Actress | Final Destination 5

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood was born on April 17, 1987 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Final Destination 5 (2011), Arrow (2012) and The Bold and the Beautiful (1987). She has been married to Elan Ruspoli since July 2018.

24. Lucila Solá

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Lucila Solá was born on April 17, 1976 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Lucila Polak. She is an actress, known for Pride and Prejudice (2003), Un buen día (2010) and Kirstie (2013). She was previously married to Maximo Morrone.

25. Tami Roman

Actress | Are You Sleeping

Tami Roman grew up in a middle-class, single-parent household in White Plains, NY. Since her mom worked three jobs to support the family, Tami spent many days and nights alone, undoubtedly a "latch-key" kid responsible for raising herself. It wasn't until her mother met and married Ali Akbar that ...

26. Ken Duken

Actor | Inglourious Basterds

Ken Duken was born on the 17th of April 1979 as a son of an actress and a doctor in Heidelberg / Germany. He started to learn acting from his stage actress mother Christina Loeb. Later he took courses by James Reynolds and Bruce McDonald but he never attended drama school.

Before starting his career...

27. Michael Forest

Actor | Jûbê ninpûchô

Six-foot-three and weighing in at a lean, mean 215, Michael Forest was a rugged-looking addition to the Roger Corman and Gene Corman's list of leading men during their 1950s heyday. Between Corman films, he was a stage actor who worked in Shakespearean plays and other legitimate productions as ...

28. Carlo Rota

Actor | The Boondock Saints

Where are you from? Is a popular question that Carlo has no rapid answer for. Born in the U.K and raised in Italy, Hong Kong, the Bahamas and Canada. Add a family history that spans Spain, France, Italy and time spent in Argentina, India, Morrocco and you have pan- cultural on a good day, ...

29. Vikram

Actor | Anniyan

Vikram is an Indian film actor, voice actor and a playback singer. He made his debut in the 1990 film En Kadhal Kanmani, which was followed by a series of Tamil and Telugu films and supporting roles in few Malayalam films throughout the early decade. After the critical and commercial success of ...

30. Kristine Sutherland

Actress | Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Kristine Sutherland's first love was theater. She went to an audition in high school as moral support for a friend but ended up auditioning herself. She worked as an actress on stage through the 80s, landing a few pilot roles as well as her small secretary part in Legal Eagles (1986) and her ...

31. Charlie Hofheimer

Actor | Black Hawk Down

Charlie Hofheimer was born on April 17, 1981 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Black Hawk Down (2001), The Village (2004) and Fathers' Day (1997).

32. Vyto Ruginis

Actor | Moneyball

Vyto Ruginis was born on April 17, 1956 in Wolverhampton, England as Vytautas Ruginis. He is an actor and producer, known for Moneyball (2011), Casualties of War (1989) and Broken Arrow (1996).

33. Victoria Beckham

Actress | Spice World

Victoria Beckham was born Victoria Caroline Adams on 17 April 1974 in Harlow, Essex, England, to Jacqueline Doreen (Cannon), an insurance clerk and hairdresser, and Anthony William Adams, an electronics engineer. She does not like being called Vicky. Instead, call her Posh, which stands for the ...

34. Anne Shirley

Actress | Murder, My Sweet

They didn't come packaged any sweeter and lovelier than Anne Shirley, a gentle and gracious 1930s teen film actress who didn't quite reach the zenith of front-rank stardom and retired all too soon at age 26. On film as a toddler, she went through a small revolving door of marquee names before ...

35. Mylène Dinh-Robic

Actress | The Smurfs 2

Mylène was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. The first time she ever set foot on a stage was at age 13 in a high school production of Shaw's 'Pygmalion'. She survived, and fell in love with acting. She trained in Montreal with actor and mentor Gilles Plouffe and later in Vancouver with Nancy ...

36. Nick Hornby

Writer | Brooklyn

Nick Hornby was born on April 17, 1957 in Maidenhead, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Brooklyn (2015), An Education (2009) and About a Boy (2002). He was previously married to Virginia Bovell.

37. Charles Frank

Actor | The Right Stuff

Charles Frank was born on April 17, 1947 in Olympia, Washington, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Right Stuff (1983), All My Children (1970) and Wonder Woman (1975). He has been married to Susan Blanchard since June 25, 1977. They have one child.

38. Joon-Gi Lee

Actor | Wang-ui namja

Lee Joon-Gi was born in Busan, South Korea on April 17, 1982. He was raised by his parents and has one younger sister. He is an actor/model/singer. He started his career as a model and had minor roles in Korean dramas until he landed the role of Gong-Gil in The King and the Clown in 2005. After ...

39. Don Michael Paul

Writer | Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man

Don Michael Paul attended California State University, Fullerton where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in theatre arts. He juggled his time acting on stage while working in film and television.

Don's work has taken him around the world from Berlin to Budapest, from Bulgaria to South Africa, ...

40. Catherine Russell

Actress | Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Catherine Russell was born on April 17, 1965 in Lambeth, London, England. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001). She has been married to Richard Holmes since September 5, 1988. They ...

41. Raye Hollitt

Actress | Hot Shots! Part Deux

Raye Hollitt was born on April 17, 1964 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress and manager, known for Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), Skin Deep (1989) and The Last Hour (1991).

42. Susie Amy

Actress | Bonded by Blood

Susie Amy was born in London in 1981, and brought up in Surrey. Although she always studied drama, she went to academic schools all her life. An agent spotted her in 1999 when she was doing a play at the National Theatre in London - 'After Juliet' by Sharman McDonald. Over the next two years she ...

43. Anna Geislerová

Actress | Zelary

Born in 1976 in Prague, this prolific actress debuted before the cameras at the early age of 14. Also a top model, Anna Geislerová already has an impressive career behind her (110 films, TV films or series episodes in early 2013!) and has received several awards for her remarkable performances, ...

44. Fuschia Sumner

Actress | Saving Mr. Banks

Fuschia Sumner was born on April 17, 1982 in London, England as Fuschia Katherine Sumner. She is known for her work on Saving Mr. Banks (2013), Billionaire Boys Club (2018) and Quando sei nato non puoi più nasconderti (2005).

45. Dee Dee Davis

Actress | The Bernie Mac Show

Dee Dee Davis was born on April 17, 1996 in Culver City, California, USA. She is an actress, known for The Bernie Mac Show (2001), ER (1994) and Strong Medicine (2000).

46. Wim Snape

Actor | The Full Monty

Wim Snape was born on April 17, 1985 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Full Monty (1997), Coronation Street (1960) and Genesis (2018).

47. Redman

Soundtrack | How High

Redman was born on April 17, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Reggie Noble.

48. Paulie Litt

Actor | Speed Racer

Paulie Litt was born on April 17, 1995 in New Jersey, USA as Paul Litowsky. He is an actor and producer, known for Speed Racer (2008), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) and Jersey Girl (2004).

49. Alex Nesic

Actor | High Crimes

Alex Nesic has been featured in the major motion picture, High Crimes (2002), starring Ashley Judd and Jim Caviezel, and most recently starred in the comedy, The Groomsmen (2003). His guest starring roles on television series include CSI: Miami (2002), JAG (1995), As If (2002), Angel (1999), ...

50. Joe Alaskey

Actor | Looney Tunes: Back in Action

Joe Alaskey, among the most talented voice actors in the business, impeccably recreates many of the original characters which the late cartoon pioneer Mel Blanc invented. A natural mimic and gifted actor, his amazing "ear" for voices enables him to imitate almost anything; including some of the ...


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