Actors and Actresses Born in 1957

  • Jan 1 Ewa Kasprzyk, Polish actress
  • Jan 2 Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)
  • Jan 3 Frank Dicopoulos, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jan 7 Katie Couric, American journalist & author (Today), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • Jan 7 Kristen Meadows, American actress (Santa Barbara), born in Ventura, California
  • Jan 7 Reena Roy, Hindi Bollywood actress, born in Mumbai, India
  • Jan 8 Ron Cephas Jones, American actor (This is Us), born in Patterson, New Jersey
  • Jan 12 John Lasseter, American animation director (Pixar), born in Hollywood, California
  • Jan 14 Suzanne Danielle, English actress, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Jan 15 Mario Van Peebles, Mexican actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Jan 16 Ricardo Darin, Argentine director and actor (The Secret in Their Eyes), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jan 17 Keith Chegwin, English television presenter & actor, born in Walton, Liverpool (d. 2017)
  • Jan 17 Steve Harvey, American actor, comedian and radio personality, born in Welch, West Virginia
  • Jan 22 Rene Requiestas, Filipino actor & comedian, born in Tondo, Philippines (d. 1993)
  • Jan 24 Adrian Edmondson, British comedian, born in Bradford, United Kingdom
  • Jan 25 Jenifer Lewis, American actress (Girl 6, Meteor Man, Sister Act), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 26 Hawk [Michael Hegstrand], American professional wrestler (ECW/WCW/WWF/AWA, Legion of Doom), born in St. Paul, Minnesota (d. 2003)
  • Jan 27 Danny Aiello III, American film and television stunt performer, stunt coordinator, and actor, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2010)
  • Jan 27 Frank Miller, American comicbook writer (Batman-The Dark Knight Returns)
  • Jan 28 Frank Skinner, English comedian
  • Jan 28 Harley Jane Kozak, actress (Arachnophobia, Necessary Roughness)
  • Feb 3 Michele Greene, American actress (Abby Perkins-LA Law), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Feb 4 Don Davis, American trombonist, arranger, and composer, mostly for film (The Matrix), and television (Beauty & The Beast), born in Anaheim, California
  • Feb 6 Kathy Najimy, American actress & activist (Sister Act, Veronica's Closet), born in San Diego, California
  • Feb 6 Robert Townsend, American comedian & actor (Hollywood Shuffle, Ratboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 14 Alan Hunter, one of the original MTV VJs, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Feb 16 LeVar Burton, American actor, (Roots - "Kunta Kinte"; Star Trek: The Next Generation - "Lt. Cmdr. Geordi La Forge"), born in Landstuhl, Germany
  • Feb 18 Vanna Marie White, American television host (Wheel of Fortune), born in Conway, South Carolina
  • Feb 19 Ray Winstone, British actor (Scum), born in Homerton, London
  • Feb 27 Danny Antonucci, Canadian animator, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 27 Timothy Spall, English actor (Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Life is Sweet), born in London, England
  • Feb 28 Ian Smith, New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (63 Tests, 2 x 100, HS 173, 176 dismissals; Central Districts, Auckland) and broadcaster (Sky Sports, SEN), born in Nelson, New Zealand
  • Feb 28 John Turturro, actor (Brain Donor, Color of Money, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 4 Mykelti Williamson, American actor (Justified; Forrest Gump; The New WKRP in Cincinnati), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Mar 6 Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease; I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • Mar 8 Cynthia Rothrock, actress (Lady Dragon, Honor & Glory), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Mar 9 Faith Daniels, American television news anchor (CBS-TV), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 9 Mark Mancina, American film score composer (Speed; Bad Boys; Moana), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 10 Matt Knudsen, American actor, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Mar 10 Shannon Lee Tweed, Canadian actress and Playboy playmate (Nov 1981, Playmate of the Year 1982), born in St Johns, Newfoundland
  • Mar 12 Jerry Levine, American actor (Born on 4th of July), born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Mar 15 David Silverman, American animator (The Simpsons), born in Long Island, New York
  • Mar 15 Park Overall, American actress (Empty Nest; Mississippi Burning), born in Nashville, Tennessee

Spike LeeSpike Lee (65 years old)

Mar 20 American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X), born in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Mar 20 Theresa Russell [Paup], actress (Black Widow, Razor's Edge), born in San Diego, California
  • Mar 20 Vanessa Bell Calloway, American actress
  • Mar 21 Sabrina Le Beauf, actress (Sondra-Crosby Show), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 22 Stephanie Mills, American singer-songwriter and actress (The Wiz), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 23 Amanda Plummer, American actress (Hotel New Hampshire, Dollmaker), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 23 Teresa Ganzel, actress (Teachers Only, Duck Factory), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Mar 25 Jim Uhls, American screenwriter
  • Mar 26 Leeza Gibbons, American TV host (Entertainment Tonight, Leeza), born in Hartsville, South Carolina
  • Mar 29 Christopher Lambert, French-American actor (Highlander, Subway, Greystoke, Why Me), born in Great Neck, New York
  • Mar 30 Paul Reiser, American actor (My 2 Dads, Diner, Aliens, Mad About You), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 31 Marc McClure, San Mateo California, actor (Ross-California Fever)
  • Mar 31 Mary Cadorette, East actress (Vicky-3's a Crowd), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Apr 4 Aki Kaurismäki, Finnish film director (The Other Side of Hope), born in Orimattila, Finland
  • Apr 4 Ali El Haggar, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Imbabah, Giza
  • Apr 7 Kim Kap-su, South Korean actor
  • Apr 11 John Castellanos, American actor (The Young and The Restless - "John Silva"), born in Mesa, California
  • Apr 13 Gary Kroeger, American comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog), born in Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Apr 13 Saundra Santiago, American actress (Gina-Miami Vice), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Apr 14 Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor (Jésus de Montréal), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Apr 14 Richard Jeni, American comedian (d. 2007)
  • Apr 17 Byron Cherry, American actor (Coy-Dukes of Hazzard), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Apr 19 Ge You, Chinese Actor (best actor Cannes 1994 "To Live"), born in Beijing, China
  • Apr 20 Geraint Wyn Davies, Welsh-Canadian actor (Nick Knight-Forever Knight, Bury Me in Niagara, High Hopes), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Apr 21 Edward Leslie, American professional wrestler
  • Apr 22 Alan Campbell, Homestead Fla, actor (E Z-3's a Crowd)
  • Apr 23 Jan Hooks, American comedienne and actress (SNL, 1986-94; Designing Women, 1991-93; 3rd Rock from the Sun, 1996-2000), born in Decatur, Georgia (d. 2014)
  • Apr 23 Kenji Kawai, Japanese film score composer, born in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • Apr 27 Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian, born in Chicoutimi, Quebec

Daniel Day-LewisDaniel Day-Lewis (65 years old)

Apr 29 English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London, England

  • May 1 Kow Otani, Japanese composer for anime, film and video games (Gamera), born in Toyko, Japan
  • May 5 Lisa Eilbacher, Saudi-American actress (Beverly Hills Cop), born in Dharan, Saudi Arabia
  • May 5 Peter Howitt, British actor and film director (Laws of Attraction), born in Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • May 5 Richard E. Grant, Swazi-English actor (Posse; Bram Stoker's Dracula), born in Mbabane, British Swaziland
  • May 7 Hercules [Raymond Fernandez], American professional wrestler, born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2004)
  • May 7 Shauna McDonald Brown, British TV producer, born in Walton-on-Thames, England (d. 1994)
  • May 8 Eddie Butler, Welsh rugby union #8 (16 caps; Cambridge University RFC, Pontypool RFC), journalist (The Observer Sport, The Guardian) and broadcaster (BBC), born in Newport, Wales (d. 2022)
  • May 8 Jeff Wincott, Canadian actor (Night Heat), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 9 Tessa Peake-Jones, British television and film actress (Only Fools and Horses - "Raquel"), born in Hammersmith, London, England
  • May 13 Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer
  • May 14 Big Van Vader [Leon White], American professional wrestler (WWF, AJPW), born in Lynwood, California (d. 2018)
  • May 15 Kevin Von Erich, American professional wrestler
  • May 21 Judge Reinhold, American actor (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • May 21 Renée Soutendijk, Dutch actress (The Fourth Man), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • May 22 Gary Sweet, Australian actor (Alexandra's Project - Steve), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • May 23 Mark Arnold, American actor
  • May 25 Hillary B. Smith, American actress (Nora-One Life to Live), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jun 1 Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director
  • Jun 12 Jim Morris, American political comedian and impressionist (Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush), born in Massachusetts
  • Jun 12 Timothy Busfield, American actor (30 Something; The West Wing), born in East Lansing, Michigan
  • Jun 15 Clio Goldsmith, actress (Gift, Heat of Desire), born in Paris, France
  • Jun 15 Seppo Pääkkönen, Finnish actor
  • Jun 16 Ian Buchanan, Scottish actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show), born in Hamilton, Scotland
  • Jun 17 Jack Wouterse, Dutch actor (Band of Brothers), born in Soest, Netherlands
  • Jun 17 Jon Gries, American actor (Napoleon Dynamite), born in Glendale, California
  • Jun 18 Andrea Evans, American actress (Young & Restless, Tina-One Life to Live), born in Aurora, Illinois
  • Jun 20 Koko B. Ware, American pro wrestler (WWF), born in Union City, Tennessee

Frances McDormandFrances McDormand (65 years old)

Jun 23 American actress (Fargo), born in NYC, New York

  • Jun 23 Lee John [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)
  • Jun 29 María Conchita Alonso, Venezuelan actress (Moscow on the Hudson), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • Jul 2 Brett "the Hitman" Hart, Canadian WWF champion, born in Alberta
  • Jul 3 Faye Resnick, American TV personality and author (Nicole Brown Simpson-Private Diary), born in Brentwood, California
  • Jul 7 Jonathan Dayton, American film director, born in Alameda County, California
  • Jul 9 Kelly McGillis, American actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jul 9 Paul Merton, British writer, actor and comedian (Room 101), born in Parsons Green, London
  • Jul 11 Vince Williams, actor (Hamp-Guiding Light)
  • Jul 12 Buddy Foster, American child actor (Hondo, Mayberry RFD), born in Virginia
  • Jul 13 Cameron Crowe, American journalist (Rolling Stone), film director (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire), and screenwriter (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), born in Palm Springs, California
  • Jul 20 Donna Dixon, American actress, former beauty queen, and wife of actor Dan Aykroyd (Couch Trip; Bossom Buddies), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Jul 21 Jon Lovitz, American actor (SNL: League of Their Own: The Critic), born in Tarzana, California
  • Jul 23 Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (Submission), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • Jul 25 Roger Clinton Jr., American actor and lounge singer, President Clinton's half-brother, born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Jul 26 Hart Hanson, American television writer and producer, born in Burlingame, California
  • Jul 26 Nana Visitor, American actress (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 26 Yuen Biao, Hong Kong actor and martial artist, born in Castle Peak Road, Hong Kong
  • Jul 27 Bill Engvall, American "Blue Collar" comedian ("Here's Your Sign"), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Jul 27 Matt Osborne, American professional wrestler, born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2013)
  • Jul 30 Mark Tymchyshyn, American actor (Gavin-As The World Turns), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 31 Dirk Blocker, American actor (Ryan's Four, Brooklyn Nine Nine), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 1 Brad Stephen "Taylor" Negron, American actor and writer (Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Easy Money), born in Glendale, California (d. 2015)
  • Aug 1 Laura Johnson, American actress (Falcon Crest), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 2 Mojo Nixon [Neill McMillan, Jr.], American musician ("Elvis Is Everywhere") and actor, born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Aug 3 Mani Shankar, Indian filmmaker, born in Guntur, India
  • Aug 6 Faith Prince, Broadway actress (Guys & Dolls, Carousel), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Aug 8 Dieuwertje Blok, Dutch TV hostess
  • Aug 8 Nancy Glass, TV broadcaster (American Journal)
  • Aug 9 Melanie Griffith, American actress (Body Double, Working Girl), born in New York City
  • Aug 12 Amanda Redman, British stage and screen actress (At Home with the Braithwaithes; New Tricks; The Good Karma Hospital (2017–present), borne in Brighton, Sussex, England
  • Aug 14 Jackée Harry, American actress (Sandra-227), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Aug 15 Zeljko Ivanek, Slovenian-Croatian-American actor (Damages), born in Lujubljana, Yugoslavia
  • Aug 16 Laura Innes, American actress and director (ER, The Event), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Aug 18 Carole Bouquest, French actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), born in Paris, France
  • Aug 18 Denis Leary, American actor and comedian (Rescue Me), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 19 Darby Hinton, American actor (Daniel Boone - "Israel"; Days Of Our Lives - "Ian"), born in Santa Monica, California

Stephen FryStephen Fry (65 years old)

Aug 24 English comedian, writer and actor (Blackadder, QI), born in London

  • Aug 28 Daniel Stern, American actor (City Slickers, Wonder Years), born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Aug 28 Rick Rossovich, American actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Aug 29 Jerry D. Bailey, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey/broadcaster (Kentucky Derby 1993, 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Aug 31 Colm O'Rourke, Irish Gaelic footballer (All-Irelands 1987, 88; 5 x Leinster medals; 3 x NFL medals; Footballer of the Year 1991; Meath) and broadcaster/analyst (RTÉ, Sunday Independent), born in Edgeworthstown, Northern Ireland
  • Sep 3 Garth Ancier, American television executive
  • Sep 4 Khandi Alexander, American actress, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 4 Patricia Tallman, American actress, born in Pontiac, Illinois
  • Sep 6 Paul Harrhy, Welsh actor and opera singer (Intelligence Park), born in South Wales (d. 1996)
  • Sep 8 Heather Thomas, American actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Sep 10 Brian Fitzpatrick, American actor (Loving - "Rick Alden"), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 10 Kate Burton, American actress (Ice Storm, Grey's Anatomy), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sep 12 Hans Zimmer, German film score composer (The Lion King), born in Frankfurt
  • Sep 12 Rachel Ward, English-Australian actress (Thorn Birds), born in Cornwell, Oxfordshire, England
  • Sep 15 Paweł Pawlikowski, Polish filmmaker (Cold War), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Sep 17 William De Acutis, American actor (9½ Weeks, Other People's Money), born in Fairfield, Connecticut (d. 1991)
  • Sep 20 Arn Anderson, American wrestler (ECW/SMW/WCW/NWA/WWF), born in Rome, Georgia
  • Sep 21 Ethan Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • Sep 22 Lynn Herring, American actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital), born in Enid, Oklahoma
  • Sep 23 Rosalind Chao, American actress
  • Sep 23 Tunch Ilkin, American football offensive tackle (Pro Bowl 1988, 89; Pittsburgh Steelers) and broadcaster (Pittsburgh Steelers TV & radio 1998-2020), born in Istanbul, Turkey)d. 2021)
  • Sep 25 Ian Reddington, English actor (Chief Clown-Doctor Who), born in Walkley, Sheffield
  • Sep 28 Marc Duret, French actor (Dobermann, Hatred, Big Blue), born in Nice, France

Andrew Dice ClayAndrew Dice Clay (65 years old)

Sep 29 American comedian (Adventures of Ford Fairlane), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Sep 30 Fran Drescher, American actress (Cadillac Man, The Nanny), born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 30 William Christian, American actor (Derek Frye-All My Children), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 1 Stelios Mainas, Greek actor
  • Oct 4 Bill Fagerbakke, American actor (Coach - "Dauber"; SpongeBob - "Patrick Star"), born in Fontana, California
  • Oct 4 Kyra Schon, American actress (Night Of The Living Dead), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 5 Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)
  • Oct 8 James DePaiva, American actor (Max Holden-One Life to Live), born in Livermore, California
  • Oct 11 Dawn French, Welsh comedian and TV actress (Supergrass, French & Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley), born in Holyhead, Wales
  • Oct 11 Paul Bown, English actor (Watching), born in Fenton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • Oct 15 Mira Nair, Indian-American filmmaker (Monsoon Wedding), born in Rourkela, Odisha, India
  • Oct 15 Stacy Peralta, American film director (Dogtown and Z-Boys), born in Venice, California
  • Oct 17 Lawrence Bender, American film producer (Reservoir Dogs; Death Proof; Django Unchained; An Inconvenient Truth), born in The Bronx, New York City
  • Oct 17 Vincent Van Patten, Belrose NY, actor (Apple's Way, 3 for the Road)
  • Oct 18 Jon Lindstrom, Medford Ore, actor (Kevin Collins-General Hospital)
  • Oct 19 Ray Richmond, American columnist and media critic (Hollywood Reporter; Deadline Hollywood), born in Whittier, California
  • Oct 20 Susanna Haavisto, Finnish actress and singer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Oct 24 (Elizabeth) Sarah Greene, British television presenter and actress (Blue Peter, 1980-83; Going Live!), born in St Pancras, London, England
  • Oct 24 John Kassir, American actor and comedian, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 27 Jeff East, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Oct 29 Dan Castellaneta, American comedian, and Emmy Award-winning voice actor (The Simpsons -"Homer"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 31 Brian Stokes Mitchell, American Broadway singer and actor, born in Seattle, Washington

Lyle LovettLyle Lovett (65 years old)

Nov 1 American singer-songwriter (Joshua Judges Ruth; The Road To Ensenada), actor (The Player; The Bridge), and Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame member, born in Houston, Texas

  • Nov 3 (Hans) "Dolph" Lundgren, Swedish actor (Rocky IV; Masters of Universe: The Expendables), martial artist, and filmmaker, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Nov 3 Gary Olsen [Grant], British stage and screen actor (2point4 Children - "Ben"), born in London, England (d. 2000)
  • Nov 5 Jon-Erik Hexum, American actor (Voyagers!, Cover-up), born in Englewood, New Jersey (d. 1984)
  • Nov 6 Lori Singer, American actress (Fame; V; Footloose), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Nov 6 Siobhán McCarthy, Irish stage and screen actress (Bad Girls - "Roisin Connor"), and singer (Mamma Mia!), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Nov 7 Christopher Knight, American actor (Peter-Brady Bunch), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 7 King Kong Bundy [Christopher Pallies], American pro wrestler (WWF), born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • Nov 15 Ray McKinnon, American film actor/director
  • Nov 16 Jacques Gamblin, French actor
  • Nov 17 Debbie Thrower, British journalist and BBC News presenter, born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Nov 23 Mark Radice, American session and touring musician (Donovan; Aerosmith; Cheap Trick), singer, songwriter, and producer (The Muppets; Sesame Street), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Nov 24 Denise Crosby, actress (Tasha-Star Trek: Next Gen), born in Hollywood, California
  • Nov 27 Edda Heiðrún Backman, Icelandic stage and screen actress, singer, theater director, and painter (born in Akranes, Iceland (d. 2016)
  • Nov 29 Charles Grant, American actor (Evan Frame-Another World, Bold & Beautiful), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Nov 30 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • Dec 5 Marcelino Sánchez, Puerto Rican actor (The Warriors), born in Cayey, Puerto Rico (d. 1986)
  • Dec 10 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (The Green Mile), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)

About 1957

How Old? 64 or 65 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey (Feb 12, 1956 - Jan 30, 1957),
Rooster (Jan 31, 1957 - Feb 17, 1958)