Birth Month Day of 05-16 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Melanie Lynskey

Actress | Togetherness

At 16 years of age, Melanie Lynskey captivated audiences with her astonishing debut in Peter Jackson's Academy Award-nominated Heavenly Creatures (1994). Her portrayal of an outcast teen whose relationship with her best friend (Kate Winslet) spirals dangerously out of control was described as "...

2. Megan Fox

Actress | Transformers

Megan Denise Fox was born in Rockwood, Tennessee, to Gloria Darlene (Cisson) and Franklin Thomas Fox, a parole officer. Megan began her training in drama and dance at age 5 and, at age 10, moved to St. Petersburg, Florida where she continued her training and finished school. Megan began acting and ...

3. Pierce Brosnan

Actor | The World Is Not Enough

Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland, to May (Smith), a nurse, and Thomas Brosnan, a carpenter. He lived in Navan, County Meath, until he moved to England, UK, at an early age (thus explaining his ability to play men from both backgrounds convincingly). His father left...

4. Joseph Morgan

Actor | The Originals

Joseph Morgan was born in London and spent his childhood with his family in Swansea, Wales. Growing up he was an avid reader and a huge fan of the horror fantasy genre, particularly Stephen King. He became interested in film when at the age of 15 he discovered the work of Quentin Tarantino and was ...

5. Lynn Collins

Actress | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Viola Lynn Collins was born in Houston, Texas, to Patricia Lynn (Campbell) and Phillip Dean Collins. She attended the Juilliard School for Drama and had a great deal of Shakespearean training before being cast as "Portia" in "The Merchant of Venice". She also played "Ophelia" in a production of "...

6. Debra Winger

Actress | Terms of Endearment

Mary Debra Winger was born May 16, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, to Ruth (Felder), an officer manager, and Robert Jack Winger, a meat packer. She is from a Jewish family (originally from Austria-Hungary and the Russian Empire). Her maternal grandparents called her Mary, while her parents called her ...

7. Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Actor | Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Thomas Brodie-Sangster was born on May 16, 1990 in London, England as Thomas Brodie Sangster. He is an actor and producer, known for Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015), The Maze Runner (2014) and Love Actually (2003).

8. Danny Trejo

Actor | Machete

Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...

9. Jim Sturgess

Actor | 21

Jim was born in London, the son of Jane O. (Martin) and Peter J. S. Sturgess. He was raised in Surrey. First and foremost his interest was music. However, he began to develop a secret passion for acting, at age 8, when he auditioned for local theatre to get out of class. Whilst music appeared cool,...

10. David Boreanaz

Actor | Angel

David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually ...

11. Tiya Sircar

Actress | The Good Place

Tiya Sircar is a lead on the upcoming ABC series "Alex, Inc." which premieres in 2018. Based on the podcast StartUp, Sircar plays the wife to Zach Braff's character, 'Alex Schuman,' who is a brilliant radio host who quit his job and start his own company. Sircar is also on the NBC hit comedy "The ...

12. Miles Heizer

Actor | Nerve

Miles Heizer was born on May 16, 1994 in Greenville, Kentucky, USA. He is an actor, known for Nerve (2016), Rails & Ties (2007) and Love, Simon (2018).

13. Khary Payton

Actor | The Walking Dead

Khary Payton was born on May 16, 1972 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. He is an actor, known for The Walking Dead (2010), Teen Titans Go! (2013) and The Last Push (2012). He is married to Stacy Reed Payton. They have two children.

14. Yvonne Craig

Actress | Batgirl

Yvonne Joyce Craig was born on May 16, 1937 in Taylorville, Illinois. As a young teenager, Yvonne showed such promise as a dancer that she was accepted to Denham's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Her training progressed until she left the company in 1957 over a disagreement on casting changes. She ...

15. Tori Spelling

Actress | Scary Movie 2

The daughter of Candy Spelling and Hollywood producer Aaron Spelling. With her father as the producer of many popular television shows in the 1970s, Tori had a taste for fame. She appeared on many of her father's shows, which gained her more praise for acting in comedies.

Tori has a younger brother ...

16. Henry Fonda

Actor | 12 Angry Men

Henry Jaynes Fonda was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, to Elma Herberta (Jaynes) and William Brace Fonda, who worked in advertising and printing. His recent ancestry included Dutch, English, and Scottish.

Fonda started his acting debut with the Omaha Community Playhouse, a local amateur theater ...

17. Yannick Bisson

Actor | Murdoch Mysteries

Yannick Bisson was born on May 16, 1969 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Yannick D. Bisson. He is an actor and producer, known for Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Year by the Sea (2016) and Casino Jack (2010). He has been married to Chantal Craig since May 26, 1990. They have three children.

18. Mare Winningham

Actress | Philomena

Mary 'Mare' Megan Winningham is an actress and songwriter who has appeared in nearly 100 TV shows and feature films. She began her career in 1976 as a singer, and starred in numerous and diverse film roles before hitting it big as one of the original Brat Pack in Joel Schumacher's St. Elmo's Fire (...

19. Vincent Regan

Actor | Snow White and the Huntsman

Vincent Regan was born on May 16, 1965. He is an actor and director, known for Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), 300 (2006) and Troy (2004). He has been married to Amelia Curtis since 2001. They have three children.

20. Jing Lusi

Actress | Crazy Rich Asians

Jing Lusi was born in Shanghai and moved to England with her parents at the age of five. After graduating law from University College London, Lusi went on to become one of the most prominent Asian actresses in the UK. She has appeared across TV (Stan Lee's Lucky Man (2016), Scott & Bailey (2011)...

21. Stanislav Yanevski

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Stanislav Yanevski was born on May 16, 1985 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is an actor and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Hostel: Part II (2007) and The Cloaking.

22. Vincent Larusso

Actor | The Mighty Ducks

Vincent Larusso was born on May 16, 1978 in Livingston, New Jersey, USA as Vincent Angelo LaRusso. He is an actor and writer, known for The Mighty Ducks (1992), D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994) and Superhero Movie (2008).

23. Drew Roy

Actor | Falling Skies

Drew Roy was born on May 16, 1986 in Clanton, Alabama, USA as Andrew Roy. He is an actor, known for Falling Skies (2011), Secretariat (2010) and Hannah Montana (2006). He has been married to Renee Gardner since 2015. They have one child.

24. Stephen Mangan

Actor | Green Wing

After graduating from RADA in 1994, Cambridge law graduate Mangan did not pursue lead roles on-screen, preferring to take what he saw as the less limited opportunities on the stage. Between 1994 and 2000, he performed in plays by (among others) Shakespeare, Shaw, Coward, Benn and Goldsmith ...

25. Jessica Morris

Actress | The Onania Club

Known for her portrayal of series regular Jennifer Rappaport on ABC's "One Life to Live", Jessica has cultivated her career as the leading lady in various television shows and independent films. Also making a memorable appearance in Universal's theatrical success "Role Models". Jessica has recently...

26. Tracey Gold

Actress | Growing Pains

Tracey Gold has virtually grown up on television. She made an auspicious television debut in the award-winning mini-series Roots. She also enjoyed seven years on the immensely popular ABC comedy series Growing Pains after which she returned to drama in more than 20 movies for television.

Born in New...

27. Janet Jackson

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse) and Joe Jackson, a musician. She is the youngest of ten children. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. She lived at home with her sisters, while ...

28. Liberace

Actor | The Loved One

Most remembered for his extravagant costumes and trademark candelabra placed on the lids of his flashy pianos, Liberace was loved by his audiences for his music talent and unique showmanship. He was born as Wladziu Valentino Liberace on May 16, 1919, into a musical family, in Wisconsin. His mother, ...

29. Frances Sholto-Douglas

Actress | Samson

Frances Sholto-Douglas was born on May 16, 1996 in Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa. She is an actress, known for Samson (2018), The Kissing Booth (2018) and The Dating Game Killer (2017).

30. Rebecca Front

Actress | The Thick of It

Rebecca Front was born on May 16, 1964 in Stoke Newington, London, England as Rebecca Louise Front. She is an actress and writer, known for The Thick of It (2005), The Day Today (1994) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). She has been married to Phil Clymer since March 1998. They have two ...

31. Kevin McDonald

Actor | The Kids in the Hall

Born in Montreal Canada. Drama major at Humber College, but kicked out for only being good at comedy. Enrolled in an improv class and met Dave Foley. They began working as a comedy team while employed as movie ushers. In 1984 they merged with another comedy team and formed The Kids in the Hall.

32. Harry Carey Jr.

Actor | Tombstone

Harry Carey, Jr., had been reliable character actor for decades, mostly in Westerns, before he retired. He is the son of the actor Harry Carey and the actress Olive Carey. He was born on his parents' 1000-acre ranch near Saugus, in the northwestern part of Los Angeles County, which is now next door...

33. Barbara Nedeljakova

Actress | Hostel

Barbara Nedeljakova was born and raised in Slovakia, she studied acting in Prague, where she preformed at several theaters and also worked regularly in the famed Czech marionette theatre often operating 3-4 roles per show.Barbara also worked as professional model in Prague and appeared in several ...

34. Atticus Mitchell

Actor | Fargo

Atticus is a young Toronto actor who began his professional acting career in 2009 with a recurring role in the YTV series, "How to be Indie". Atticus went on to appear as the memorable cyber bully, Carlos Martinelli, in a total of ten episodes. Subsequently, Atticus landed his first lead role, ...

35. Ramon Tikaram

Actor | Jupiter Ascending

Ramon Tikaram was born on May 16, 1967 in Singapore. He is an actor, known for Jupiter Ascending (2015), Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014) and Vampire Academy (2014).

36. Laurette Spang

Actress | Battlestar Galactica

Laurette Spang was born in Buffalo, New York but raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She grew up as the middle child of a chemist father and housewife mother. She has an older brother, Richard and a younger sister, Marilyn. As a dramatic major in college, she made a college trip to New York where a ...

37. Behati Prinsloo

Actress | Hawaii Five-0

Behati Prinsloo was born on May 16, 1989 in Grootfonstein, Namibia. Prinsloo is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in nine Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2007 through 2015, became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2009 and has been the face of Victoria's ...

38. Jocelyn Lane

Actress | Wonderful Things!

Jocelyn Lane is one of the most stunningly beautiful, and overlooked, actresses to grace the screen. Born Jocelyn Bolton in Austria to British parents in 1937, she was the younger sister of Mara Lane, who was considered one of the most beautiful models in the UK during the early 1950s. Either ...

39. Julia Voth

Actress | Package Deal

Julia Voth (born May 16, 1985) is a Canadian-born American actress and model. She starred alongside America Olivo and Erin Cummings' in the action film Bitch Slap (2009), playing down-on-her-luck stripper named Trixie. The film went to The Cannes International Film Festival and The Toronto ...

40. Marc John Jefferies

Actor | The Haunted Mansion

Marc John Jefferies was born on May 16, 1990 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Haunted Mansion (2003), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003) and Spider-Man 2 (2004).

41. Bill Smitrovich

Actor | The November Man

Connecticut-born actor Bill Smitrovich (on May 16, 1947) started his acting career rather late. A Masters degree holder from Smith College and a former acting teacher at the University of Massachusetts, the hefty actor earned his big break in an understudy role in the world premiere of Arthur Miller...

42. Brían F. O'Byrne

Actor | Million Dollar Baby

Brían F. O'Byrne was born on May 16, 1967 in Mullagh, County Cavan, Ireland as Brían Flynn O'Byrne. He is an actor, known for Million Dollar Baby (2004), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007) and Bug (2006).

43. Adam Richman

Actor | All My Children

Adam Richman was born on May 16, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a producer and actor, known for All My Children (1970), Guiding Light (1952) and Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers (2006).

44. Jessica Belkin

Actress | American Horror Story

Jessica Belkin was born in Los Angeles, California. She is an actress, known for her work on "American Horror Story" (2015), "Pretty Little Liars" (2015), "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" (2015-2017), "Young & Hungry" (2016), "Speechless" (2017), "Just Add Magic" (2018), An American Girl Story: ...

45. Samuel Labarthe

Actor | Le divorce

Samuel Labarthe was born on May 16, 1962 in Geneva, Switzerland. He is an actor, known for Le divorce (2003), Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie (2009) and Love in a Cold Climate (2001).

46. Jesper Christensen

Actor | Spectre

Born 1948 in central Copenhagen. Lived there ever since. Did 25 years of theatre, - like Alceste in the Misanthropist, Richard in Richard lll (solo), Faust in Faust, Astrov in Vanja, a lot of worried men,- stopped doing it in 1998. Since then only worried men on film. Worked on more than 100 films ...

47. Belle Shouse

Actress | A Million Ways to Die in the West

Belle Shouse was born on May 16, 2000. She is an actress and writer, known for A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), Secrets and Lies (2015) and Queen America (2019).

48. Jon Schnepp

Director | The ABCs of Death

Jon Schnepp was born on May 16, 1967 in the USA. He is known for his work on The ABCs of Death (2012), The Removers (2001) and Nerd Hunter 3004 (2004). He died on July 19, 2018 in the USA.

49. Danielle Spencer

Actress | Minder

Danielle Spencer was born on May 16, 1969. She is an actress, known for Minder (1979), Hampton Court (1991) and The Crossing (1990). She was previously married to Russell Crowe.

50. Adam MacDonald

Director | Backcountry

Adam is an accomplished actor but lately has been steering more towards a career as a Writer/Director with his acclaimed first feature film Backcountry. The film had its world premier at TIFF 2014. Born in Montreal, he now resides in Toronto with his wife. His other directorial works include three ...


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