On This Day

Actors and Actresses Born in 1970

  • Jan 1 Gabriel Jarret, American actor
  • Jan 2 Royce Clayton, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1997; SF Giants, St Louis Cardinals) and actor (The Rookie, Moneyball), born in Burbank, California
  • Jan 3 Mahaya Petrosian, Iranian actress
  • Jan 3 Christian Duguay, American comic actor
  • Jan 3 Matt Ross, American actor
  • Jan 4 Chris Kanyon, American pro wrestler (WCW/WWF World Tag Team C'ship), born in Sunnyside, New York City (d. 2010)
  • Jan 5 Rick Campanelli, Canadian TV presenter, born in Hamilton, Canada
  • Jan 6 Gabrielle Reece, American volleyball player & actress (Extremists), born in La Jolla, California
  • Jan 6 Julie Chen, American television presenter, born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 7 Doug E. Doug [Douglas Bourne], American actor and comedian (Cosby, Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jan 10 Marcus Bagwell, American professional wrestler, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Jan 13 Keith Coogan, American actor (Jeffrey in The Waltons, Gun Shy), born in Palm Springs, California

Shonda Rhimes

Jan 13 Shonda Rhimes, American television producer and series creator (Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, Scandal), born in Chicago Illinois

  • Jan 14 Gene Snitsky, American professional wrestler, born in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 17 Genndy Tartakovsky, Russian-born animator, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jan 19 Ghetty Chasun, American actress (Red Lips), born in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 19 Udo Suzuki, Japanese comedian, born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 20 Skeet Ulrich, American actor (Scream), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Jan 20 Mitch Benn, English comedian and musician, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Jan 21 Ken Leung, American actor
  • Jan 22 Brian Gaskill, American actor (David Michaels-Models Inc, Bob-All My Children), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jan 24 Matthew Lillard, American actor (Scream), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Jan 29 Heather Graham, American actress (Drugstore Cowboy, Diggstown), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jan 31 (Amelia) "Minnie" Driver, British-American actress (Good Will Hunting; The Riches), and singer-songwriter (Everything I've Got in My Pocket), born in London, England
  • Feb 2 C. Ernst Harth, Canadian actor
  • Feb 3 Warwick Davis, British actor
  • Feb 4 Gabrielle Anwar, Laleham England, actress (Body Snatchers)

Simon Pegg

Feb 14 Simon Pegg [Buckingham], English comedian & actor (Shaun of the Dead, Mission: Impossible), born in Brockworth, England

  • Feb 15 Craig Gass, American impressionist and comedian
  • Feb 17 Dominic Purcell, English-born Australian actor (Prison Break), born in Wallasey, England
  • Feb 18 Susan Egan, American actress, born in Seal Beach, California
  • Feb 19 Bellamy Young, American actress (Scandal), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Feb 23 Niecy Nash [Carol Denise Ensley], American actress and comedian, born in Compton, California
  • Feb 24 Jonathan Ward, American actor (Doug-Charles in Charge; Beans Baxter), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Feb 26 Katie O'Neill, American actress (Together We Stand), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 26 Meeno Peluce, Dutch actor (Bad News Bears), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Mar 2 Alexander Armstrong, British comedian, TV presenter and baritone singer (Armstrong and Miller, Pointless), born in Rothbury, Northumberland
  • Mar 5 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, (d. 2013)
  • Mar 6 Amy Pietz, actress (Annie-Caroline In the City), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Rachel Weisz

Mar 7 Rachel Weisz, English actress (The Mummy, The Constant Gardener), born in London, England

  • Mar 13 Tim Story, American film director and producer (The Story Company), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 14 Meredith Salenger, American actress (Dream a Little Dream, The Kiss), born in Malibu, California
  • Mar 18 Michael Rapaport, actor (Zak-Zebrahead)

Queen Latifah

Mar 18 Queen Latifah [Dana Owen], American rapper and actress (Living Single, Chicago), born in Newark, New Jersey

  • Mar 24 Lara Flynn Boyle, Davenport Iowa, actress (Donna Hayward-Twin Peaks)
  • Mar 26 Evan Richards, American actor (Frankie-Mama Malone), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 26 Martin McDonagh, Anglo-Irish playwright, screenwriter and film director (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), born in London, England
  • Mar 27 Corey Page, Australian actor (Richard Wilkins-Loving/City), born in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
  • Mar 27 Elizabeth Mitchell, American actress (Lost), born in Los Angeles, California

Vince Vaughn

Mar 28 Vince Vaughn, American actor (Swingers, Wedding Crashers), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Mar 30 Mark Consuelos, American actor (All My Children, 1996-1001,2010 -"Mateo Santos"), and husband of Kelly Ripa, born in Zaragosa, Spain
  • Apr 1 Sung Hi Lee, Korean-born model
  • Apr 2 Tammi Reiss, American actress and former WNBA guard (Utah Starzz), born in New York
  • Apr 4 Barry Pepper, Canadian actor (The Kennedys), born in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
  • Apr 5 Thea Gill, Canadian actress
  • Apr 9 Mike Barz [Michael Barszcz], American meteorologist and TV anchor (WFOX-TV, WJAX-TV), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 9 Josh Todd [Gruber], American musician, singer (Buckcherry), and actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 10 Q-Tip [Kamaal Fareed, born Jonathan Davis], American rapper, actor, record producer and DJ, born in Harlem, New York
  • Apr 11 Johnny Messner, American actor (Tears of the Sun), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Apr 13 Monty Brown, American professional wrestler and NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills), born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • Apr 13 Rick Schroder, American actor (Ricky-Silver Spoons, Champ, Earthling), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Apr 15 Flex Alexander, American actor
  • Apr 16 Fran Robinson, American actress (Lauren-Charlie & Company), born in California
  • Apr 20 Shemar Moore, American actor (Malcolm-Young & Restless), born in Oakland, California
  • Apr 20 Pete Correale, American comedian, writer, and broadcaster, born in Oakdale, Long Island, New York
  • Apr 21 Glen Hansard, Irish singer-songwriter and actor (Falling Slowly), born in Ballymum
  • Apr 21 Rob Riggle, American comedian and actor (Modern Family; The Daily Show, 2006-08; SNL, 2005-05), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Apr 21 Nicole Sullivan, American actress and comedienne (MADtv, The King of Queens), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Apr 22 Regine Velasquez, Filipino singer and actress
  • Apr 23 Scott Bairstow, Canadian actor (Lonesome Series: The Dove), born in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada
  • Apr 23 Sadao Abe, Japanese actor (Team Medical Dragon), born in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Melania Trump

Apr 26 Melania Trump [née Knauss], Slovenian-American model, wife of former President Donald Trump and former First Lady of the United States, born in Novo Mesto, Yugoslavia

Uma Thurman

Apr 29 Uma Thurman, American actress (Baron Munchausen, Pulp Fiction), born in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Apr 30 Debbie D, actress (Attack of Vampire Mermaid), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 4 Will Arnett, Canadian-American actor (Arrested Development), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 5 Kyan Douglas, American TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 6 Kavan Smith, Canadian actor
  • May 10 Dallas Roberts, American actor
  • May 10 Sally Phillips, English comedian and actress (Smack the Pony, Miranda), born in Hong Kong
  • May 11 Nicky Katt, American actor
  • May 11 Glenn Hugill, British television presenter and producer
  • May 12 Samantha Mathis, American actress (American Psycho, Billions), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 14 Natasha Ryan, American child actress (Days Of Our Lives, 1975-80; Ladies' Man, 1980-81), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 15 Nicola Walker, English actress (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Last Tango in Halifax), born in London

Tina Fey

May 18 Tina Fey, American actress and comedian (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), born in Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania

Louis Theroux

May 20 Louis Theroux, English television broadcaster (Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends, When Louis Met....), born in Singapore

Naomi Campbell

May 22 Naomi Campbell, English model and actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped), born in London, England

  • May 23 Nanette Burstein, American director and producer
  • May 25 Lindsay Greenbush, American twin actress (Carrie-Little House on Prairie), born in Hollywood, California
  • May 25 Michael Benyaer, Canadian-American actor (Deadpool) and writer (Pilot One), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • May 25 Robert Croft, Welsh cricket spin bowler, broadcaster (England 21 Tests, 49 wickets; Sky Sports), born in Morriston, Swansea
  • May 25 Sidney Greenbush, American twin actress (Carrie-Little House on Prairie), born in Hollywood, California
  • May 25 Satsuki Yukino, Japanese voice actor, born in Kyoto, Japan
  • May 25 Octavia Spencer, American actress and producer (The Help, Hidden Figures), born in Montgomery, Alabama

Joseph Fiennes

May 27 Joseph Fiennes, English actor (Enemy at the Gates, Shakespeare in Love), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • May 28 Ian Cashmore, English actor and paranormal investigator
  • May 28 Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (d. 2002)
  • May 31 Paolo Sorrentino, Italian filmmaker (La Grande Bellezza), born in Naples, Italy
  • Jun 1 Rene Liu "Milk Tea", Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actress, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Jun 1 Karen Mulder, Dutch supermodel, born in Vlaardingen, Netherlands
  • Jun 1 R. Madhavan, Indian actor (Run, 3 Idiots), born in Jamshedpur, India
  • Jun 2 Karen Mok, Hong Kong actress and singer (Around the World in 80 Days), born in Hong Kong
  • Jun 5 Izabella Scorupco, Polish Swedish actress (Golden Eye), born in Bialystok, Poland
  • Jun 8 "Seu" Jorge [da Silva], Brazilian musical artist, songwriter, singer, and actor (The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou), born in Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jun 12 Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor (Andromeda), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 14 Todd Manning, fictional character portrayed by Roger Howarth and Trevor St. John from US daytime drama "One Life to Live", is born
  • Jun 15 Leah Remini, American actress
  • Jun 16 Clifton Collins Jr., American actor
  • Jun 17 Will Forte, American writer, actor and comedian (The Last Man on Earth), born in Alameda County, California
  • Jun 17 Michael Showalter, American comedian (Stella), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • Jun 18 Greg Yaitanes, American Emmy Award-winning television director and producer (House, M.D.), born in Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • Jun 18 Arvind Swami, Indian actor (Thani Oruvan), born in Madras, India
  • Jun 20 Michelle Reis, Hong Kong actress (Fallen Angels), born in Hong Kong
  • Jun 25 Lucy Benjamin, British actress (EastEnders), born in Reading, Berkshire, England

Chris O'Donnell

Jun 26 Chris O'Donnell, American actor (School Ties, Robin-Batman Forever), born in Winnetka, Illinois

  • Jun 26 Paul Thomas Anderson, American filmmaker (Boogie Nights, Magnolia), born in Studio City, California
  • Jun 26 Matt Letscher, American actor (The Mask of Zorro-Captain Harrison Love), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • Jun 26 Nick Offerman, American actor (Parks and Recreation), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Jun 26 Sean Hayes, American actor (Will & Grace), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 28 Steve Burton, American actor (Chris-Out of this World), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jun 28 Mike White, American filmmaker and actor, born in Pasadena, California
  • Jun 30 Brian Bloom, American actor (As the World Turns), born in Merrick, New York
  • Jul 1 Henry Simmons, American actor (NYPD Blue; Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D,}, born in Stamford, Connecticut
  • Jul 2 Scotty 2 Hotty, American wrestler
  • Jul 3 Shawnee Smith, American actress (Saw), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina

Audra McDonald

Jul 3 Audra McDonald, American Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning theatrical and operatic singer, and stage and screen actress (Lady Day At Emerson's Bar and Grill; Sweeney Todd; Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny; Private Practice, The Good Wife) born in West Berlin

  • Jul 3 Benedict Wong, English actor (Wong in Marvel films), born in Eccles, England
  • Jul 7 Robia LaMorte, American actress and dancer, born in Queens, New York City
  • Jul 10 Helen Sjöholm, Swedish singer and actress
  • Jul 10 John Simm, British actor
  • Jul 11 Justin Chambers, American actor
  • Jul 12 Jaason Simmons, actor (Baywatch)
  • Jul 12 Brian Lee Byung-Hun, South Korean actor
  • Jul 14 Missy Gold, American actress (Katie-Benson), born in Great Falls, Montana
  • Jul 16 Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jul 21 Shawn Stasiak, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 23 Charisma Carpenter, American actress (Angel), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 24 Stephanie Adams, American Playboy playmate (Nov, 1992) who killed herself and her child, born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • Jul 27 Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Danish actor (Game of Thrones), born in Rudkøbing, Denmark

Christopher Nolan

Jul 30 Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England

  • Aug 4 John August, American screenwriter
  • Aug 5 James Gunn, American filmmaker (Guardians of the Galaxy), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Aug 6 M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American film director (The Sixth Sense), born in Mahé, India
  • Aug 8 Pascal Duquenne, Belgian actor
  • Aug 9 Chris Cuomo, American TV journalist (CNN, since 2013; ABC, 2006-13), born in Queens, New York City
  • Aug 9 Thomas Lennon, American actor, producer (Reno 911!), and screenwriter (Night at the Museum), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 12 Charles Mesure, British actor
  • Aug 13 Matt Hyson, American professional wrestler, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Aug 13 Alan Shearer, English soccer striker (63 caps; Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United) and broadcaster (BBC), born in Gosforth, England
  • Aug 15 Anthony Anderson, American comedian and actor (Black-ish), born in Compton, California
  • Aug 15 Maddie Corman, American actress
  • Aug 16 Manisha Koirala, Indian actress
  • Aug 16 Saif Ali Khan, Indian actor
  • Aug 17 Rupert Degas, English actor and voice artist, born in London, England
  • Aug 18 Malcolm Jamal Warner, American actor (Theodore-Cosby Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Aug 18 Greg Dean Schmitz, American online film journalist, born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • Aug 22 Giada De Laurentiis, Italian-American chef and television host, born in Rome, Italy

River Phoenix

Aug 23 River Phoenix, American actor (Little Nikta, Stand By Me), born in Madras, Oregon (d. 1993)

  • Aug 23 Jay Mohr, American actor and comedian, born in Verona, New Jersey

Claudia Schiffer

Aug 25 Claudia Schiffer, German supermodel with over 1,000 magazine covers (Elle, Vogue, Rolling Stone), fashion designer, and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, born in in Rheinberg, West Germany

  • Aug 26 Melissa McCarthy, American comedian and actress (Mike and Molly, Spy), born in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Aug 31 Zack Ward, Canadian actor
  • Sep 1 Hwang Jung-min, South Korean actor
  • Sep 1 Padma Lakshmi, Indian actress
  • Sep 4 Ione Skye, British-born American actress (Say Anything), born in Hampstead, London
  • Sep 4 Dave Buchwald, American hacker and filmmaker, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Sep 7 Tom Everett Scott, American actor (Dead Man on Campus), born in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
  • Sep 9 Natalia Streignard, Venezuelan actress, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Sep 11 Chris Garver, American tattoo artist and TV personality (Miami Ink), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 11 Taraji P. Henson, American actress and singer, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Sep 13 Louise Lombard, British actress (The House of Eliott), born in Redbridge, London, England
  • Sep 13 Yuki Matsuoka, Japanese voice actress, born in Hirano-ku, Osaka, Japan
  • Sep 14 Satoshi Kojima, Japanese professional wrestler (NJPW), born in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 14 Robert Ben Garant, American screenwriter and actor (Reno 991!), born in Cookeville, Tennessee
  • Sep 15 Ramya Krishnan, Indian actress (Padayappa ), born in Madras, India
  • Sep 18 Michela Rocco, Italian actress and Miss Italy (1987), born in Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
  • Sep 18 Aisha Tyler, American actress and talk show host (The Talk), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 19 Victor Williams, American actor (The King of Queens), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 21 John Cudia, American actor
  • Sep 22 Rupert Penry-Jones, English actor (Spooks, The Strain), born in London, England
  • Sep 26 Rachel Jacobs, American actress (It's Not Easy), born in Ririe, Idaho
  • Sep 26 Sheri Moon Zombie, American actress, born in San Jose, California
  • Sep 29 Emily Lloyd, English actress (Wish You Were Here, In Country), born in London, England
  • Sep 29 Natasha Gregson Wagner, American actress (Dark Horse, SFW), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 29 Yoshihiro Tajiri, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Tamana, Japan
  • Sep 30 Tony Hale, American Emmy Award-winning actor (Veep; Arrested Development), born in West Point, New York
  • Oct 1 Gam Wu-seong, South Korean actor
  • Oct 2 Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children), born in Statford, New Jersey
  • Oct 2 Maribel Verdú, Spanish actress
  • Oct 5 Josie Bissett, American actress (Jane Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 6 Amy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer

Matt Damon

Oct 8 Matt Damon, American actor (Good Will Hunting, Ocean's trilogy, Bourne trilogy), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Oct 8 Tetsuya Nomura, Japanese video-game designer (Final Fantasy), born in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 8 Soon-Yi Previn, Korean-American actress (Hannah and Her Sisters), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 8 Gauri Khan, Indian film producer (Red Chillies Entertainment), born in New Delhi, India
  • Oct 8 Anne-Marie Duff, English actress (Shameless), born in London, England
  • Oct 9 Park Sang-min, South Korean actor (General's Son), born in Changwon, South Korea
  • Oct 9 Savannah [Shannon Michelle Wilsey], American pornographic film actress, born in Laguna Beach, California (d. 1994)
  • Oct 10 Matthew Pinsent, English rower (Olympic gold coxless pair 1992, 96; four 2000, 04; World C'ship gold x 10) and broadcaster (BBC), born in Holt, England
  • Oct 11 Constance Zimmer, American actress (Unreal), born in Seattle, Washington

About 1970

How Old? 51 or 52 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster (Jan 1 - Feb 5), Dog (Feb 6 - Dec 31)