On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in 1971

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 252

  • Jan 1 Sammie Henson, American wrestler
  • Jan 2 Taye Diggs, American actor
  • Jan 4 Jeremy Licht, American actor (Mark-Valerie/Hogan Family), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 5 Mayuko Takata, Japanese actress, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jan 7 C.W. Anderson, American professional wrestler, born in Emit, North Carolina
  • Jan 8 Brook Lee, American actress & model (Miss Hawaii 1997, Miss USA 1997, Miss Universe 1997), born in Pearl City, Hawaii

Person of interestMary J. Blige

Jan 11 Mary J. Blige, American R&B singer-songwriter (Be Without You) and actress (I Can Do Bad All By Myself), born in NYC, New York

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Singer-songwriter
Mary J. Blige
  • Jan 13 John Mallory Asher, American film actor/director

Person of interestRegina King

Jan 15 Regina King, American actress (Southland, If Beale Street Could Talk), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Actress Regina King
Actress
Regina King
  • Jan 16 Josh Evans, actor (Ricochett, The Doors)
  • Jan 17 Kid Rock [Robert James Ritchie], American rapper, songwriter, musician and actor (Devil Without a Cause), born in Romeo, Michigan
  • Jan 17 Youki Kudoh, Japanese actress
  • Jan 18 Seamus O'Regan, Canadian politician & television personality, born in St. John's, Canada
  • Jan 19 Shawn Wayans, American actor (In Living Color), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 21 Tommy Puett, actor (Tyler-Life Goes On, America's Top 10), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Jan 23 Lorne Spicer, British TV presenter, born in Upminster, United Kingdom

  • Jan 24 Saalman Raelyn, Fostoria Ohio, actress (Attack of 60' Centerfold)
  • Jan 24 Tonya Crowe, American actress (Olivia-Knots Landing), born in Long Beach, California
  • Jan 24 Andrea Mackris, American television producer
  • Jan 25 China Kantner, American actress & daughter of Grace Slick, born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 25 Ana Ortiz, American actress & singer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Jan 26 Bryan Callen, American actor
  • Jan 26 Dorian Gregory, American actor
  • Jan 30 Darren Boyd, British actor, born in Hastings, United Kingdom
  • Jan 31 Lee Young Ae, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jan 31 Patrick Kielty, Northern Irish comedian, born in Dundrum, United Kingdom
  • Feb 1 Michael C. Hall, American actor (Dexter, Six Feet Under), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Feb 3 Elisa Donovan, American actress
  • Feb 3 Hong Seok-cheon, South Korean actor
  • Feb 4 Michael Goorjian, American actor (Party Of Five, SLC Punk!), born in San Francisco, California
  • Feb 4 Rob Corddry, American actor and comedian
  • Feb 5 Marcus Redman, American actor (Raymond-Doogie Howser)
  • Feb 6 Dana Eskelson, American actress, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Feb 6 Brian Stepanek, American actor, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 9 Sharon Case, Det Mich, actress (Sharon Collins-Young & Restless)
  • Feb 10 Louie Spicolli [Louis Mucciolo Jr.], American wrestler, born in San Pedro, California (d. 1998)
  • Feb 11 Damian Lewis, British actor, born in St John's Wood, London
  • Feb 14 Kris Aquino, Filipino actress & TV host, born in Quezon City, Phillipines
  • Feb 14 Tommy Dreamer, US professional wrestler, born in Yonkers, New York
  • Feb 15 Renee O'Connor, American actress (Xena Warrior Princess), born in Katy, Texas
  • Feb 17 Jeremy Edwards, British actor

  • Feb 17 Denise Richards, American actress
  • Feb 21 Jose Solano, American actor (Baywatch), born in Inglewood, California
  • Feb 22 Lea Salonga, Filipina singer & actress (Miss Siagon), born in Manila, Phillipines
  • Feb 23 Jason Keller, American actor (Jason-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Feb 23 Shane Keller, American actor (Shane-Out of the Blue), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Feb 23 Jeong Chan, South Korean actor, born in Boryeong, South Korea
  • Feb 23 Melinda Messenger, English television presenter, born in Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Feb 25 Sean Astin, American actor (Goonies, The Lord of the Rings), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 28 Peter Stebbings, Canadian actor
  • Mar 2 Amber Smith, actress (Faithful, Funeral, Mirror Has 2 Faces), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Mar 2 Dave Gorman, English documentary comedian
  • Mar 2 Elizabeth Lackey, American actress
  • Mar 4 Shavar Ross, American actor-turned film director, writer, film producer and editor
  • Mar 4 Nick Stabile, American actor
  • Mar 5 Yuri Lowenthal, American actor/author/painter
  • Mar 6 Sean Morley, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 7 Peter Sarsgaard, American actor
  • Mar 9 Emmanuel Lewis, American actor (Webster), born in Brooklyn, New York

Person of interestJon Hamm

Mar 10 Jon Hamm, American actor (Mad Men - Don Draper), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Actor Jon Hamm
Actor
Jon Hamm
  • Mar 11 Johnny Knoxville, American television personality
  • Mar 13 Tracy Wells, American actress (Heather-Mr Belvedere), born in Encino, Los Angeles
  • Mar 13 Annabeth Gish, American actress (Shag, Hiding Out), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Mar 15 Penny Lancaster, English model
  • Mar 16 Alan Tudyk, American actor
  • Mar 19 Dalton James, actor (My Father the Hero, Mark-Beverly Hills 90201)
  • Mar 19 Nadja Auermann, German supermodel
  • Mar 22 Will Yun Lee, American actor
  • Mar 23 Hiroyoshi Yamamoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Mar 23 Karen McDougal, American Playboy model (Playmate of the year 1998), alleged affair with Donald Trump, born in Merrillville, Indiana
  • Mar 23 Yasmeen Ghauri, Montrael Canada, model (Valentino Perfume)
  • Mar 23 Gail Porter, British television presenter
  • Mar 24 Megyn Price, American actress
  • Mar 27 Nathan Fillion, Canadian actor (Castle), born in Edmonton, Alberta

Person of interestEwan McGregor

Mar 31 Ewan McGregor, Scottish actor (Trainspotting, Star Wars Episodes I, II, III), born in Perth, Scotland

  • Apr 1 Jessica Collins, [Capogna], actress (Dinah Lee Mayberry-Loving)
  • Apr 1 Lachy Hulme, Australian actor and screenwriter
  • Apr 2 Todd Woodbridge, Australian tennis player, broadcaster (16 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Apr 4 John Zandig, American professional wrestler, born in Sewell, New Jersey
  • Apr 7 Guillaume Depardieu, French actor
  • Apr 9 Austin Peck, American actor (Austin Reed-Days of Our Lives), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Apr 11 Vicellous Reon Shannon, American actor (The Hurricane), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Person of interestShannen Doherty

Apr 12 Shannen Doherty, American actress (Little House, Beverly Hills 90210), born in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Apr 12 Nicholas Brendon, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 13 Cory Yothers, American actor (Off the Rock), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 13 Dina Korzun, Russian actress, born in Smolensk, Russia
  • Apr 15 Katy Hill, British television presenter
  • Apr 16 Max Beesley, English musician and actor, born in Burnage, Lancashire
  • Apr 16 Moses Chan, Hong Kong actor (Heart of Greed), born in Hong Kong
  • Apr 17 Jim Acosta, American journalist (CNN White House correspondent), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Apr 18 Tamara Braun, American actress (Ava Vitali-Days of Our Lives), born in Evanston, Illinois

Person of interestDavid Tennant

Apr 18 David Tennant [McDonald], Scottish actor (Doctor Who, Broadchurch), born in Bathgate, Scotland

  • Apr 22 Ingo Rademacher, German FR, actor (Jasper Jacks-General Hospital)
  • Apr 22 Eric Mabius, American actor
  • Apr 25 Tomoko Kawakami, Japanese voice actress, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2011)
  • Apr 27 Hayley Carr, Salzburg Austria, actress (Courtney-As the World Turns)
  • Apr 27 Tess Daly, British television presenter (Strictly Come Dancing), born in Stockport, Cheshire, England
  • Apr 28 Chris Young, Penn, actor (Bryce Lynch-Max Headroom, Great Outdoors)
  • Apr 28 Simbi Khali, actress (Nina-Third Rock From the Sun)
  • Apr 28 Bridget Moynahan, American actress, born in Binghamton, New York
  • May 1 Ajith Kumar, Indian film actor
  • May 8 Chris Wolf, actor/musician (Guys Next Door)
  • May 10 Adriano Giannini, Italian actor
  • May 12 Jamie Luner, actress (Cindy-Just the 10 of Us), born in Palo Alto, California
  • May 12 Doug Basham, American professional wrestler
  • May 19 Psicosis, Mexican professional wrestler
  • May 21 Eric Nies, actor (MTV Real World, Grind)
  • May 22 Manuel Ortiz, Mexican professional wrestler
  • May 23 Laurel Holloman, American actress
  • May 25 Justin Henry, American actor (Kramer vs Kramer, 16 Candles), born in Rye, New York
  • May 26 Matt Stone, American television producer

  • May 27 Monika Schnarre, American actress (Bold & Beautiful)
  • May 27 Paul Bettany, English actor (A Beautiful Mind ), born in London
  • May 28 Isabelle Carré, French actress

Person of interestIdina Menzel

May 30 Idina Menzel, American actress and singer born in Queens, New York

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel
  • May 31 Sarah O'Hare, model (Cosmopolitan-Jan 1994)
  • Jun 1 Mario Cimarro, Cuban actor
  • Jun 2 Anthony Montgomery, American film and television actor and graphic novelist

Person of interestNoah Wyle

Jun 4 Noah Wyle, American actor (Dr John Carter-ER), born in Hollywood, California

Actor Noah Wyle
Actor
Noah Wyle
  • Jun 4 James Callis, British actor

Person of interestMark Wahlberg

Jun 5 Mark Wahlberg, rap singer (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch) and actor (Boogie Nights, The Departed), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
  • Jun 5 Susan Lynch, Northern Irish actress
  • Jun 8 Mark Feuerstein, American actor
  • Jun 10 Leanza Cornet, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)
  • Jun 13 David Mendenhall, American actor (Over the Top, Space Raiders, Witchfire), born in Oceanside, California
  • Jun 15 Jake Busey, American actor

Person of interestTupac Shakur

Jun 16 Tupac Shakur, American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), born in East Harlem, New York (d. 1996)

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Rapper
Tupac Shakur
  • Jun 17 Paulina Rubio, Mexican singer, model and businesswoman (La Chica Dorada), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Jun 18 Mara Hobel, American actress (Mommie Dearest), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestMary Lynn Rajskub

Jun 22 Mary Lynn Rajskub, American actress (Chloe O'Brian-24), born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Jun 24 Christopher Showerman, American actor
  • Jun 25 Scott Maslen, English actor (EastEnders), born in London
  • Jun 25 Angela Kinsey, American actress (The Office), born Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Jun 27 Yancey Arias, American actor (Kingpin, Thief), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 27 Jo Frost, British television personality (Supernanny), born in London, England
  • Jun 28 Aileen Quinn, American actress (Annie), born in Yardley, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 28 Norika Fujiwara, Japanese actress and television personality, born in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Jun 30 Anette Michel, Mexican actress (La otra mitad del sol), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • Jun 30 Monica Potter, American actress (The Last House on the Left), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jul 1 Melissa Peterman [Melissa Margaret], American actress (Reba, Fargo), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 1 Julianne Nicholson, American actress (Megan Wheeler-Law & Order: Criminal Intent), born in Medford, Massachusetts
  • Jul 1 Steven W. Bailey, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in San Diego, California
  • Jul 6 Kari Kupcinet, American actress (Julie Sanderson-Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 6 Kenya D. Williamson, American actress and author (Depth of Focus: A Novel), born in Levittown, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 8 Wendy Benson, American actress (Meredith-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 9 Scott Grimes, American actor (Together We Stand), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Jul 9 Dani Behr, Model & TV Presenter
  • Jul 11 Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician (Uh Huh Her)
  • Jul 14 Mark LoMonaco, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 14 Joey Styles, American wrestling commentator
  • Jul 16 Corey Feldman, American actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me), born in Reseda, California

  • Jul 18 Sarah McLeod, New Zealand actress
  • Jul 20 Sandra Oh, Korean Canadian actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Nepean,Ontario
  • Jul 21 Nuno Markl, Portuguese comedian and radio host
  • Jul 22 Charlotte Gainsbourg, French British actress (La Bûche, Antichrist), born in London, England
  • Jul 23 Christopher Lee [Lee Meng Soon], Malaysian actor, singer and model (Show Hand), born in Malacca, Malaysia
  • Jul 24 Patty Jenkins, American film director (Monster, Wonder Woman), born in Victorville, California
  • Jul 29 Bryan Dattilo, Kankakee IL, actor (California Dreaming, Days of Our Lives)
  • Jul 29 Monica Calhoun, American actress
  • Jul 30 Tom Green, Canadian comedian and actor, born in Pembroke, Canada
  • Jul 30 Christine Taylor, American actress, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 6 Merrin Dungey, American actress
  • Aug 7 Sydney Penny, American actress (Danni-New Gidget, Thorn Birds, All My Children), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Aug 10 Justin Theroux, American actor (Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Aug 11 Alejandra Barros, Mexican actress
  • Aug 13 Moritz Bleibtreu, German actor (Run Lola Run), born in Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Aug 13 Rolando Molina, Salvadoran-born American actor (Next Friday, Eagle Eye), born in San Salvador, El Salvador
  • Aug 14 Raoul Bova, Italian actor, born in Rome, Italy
  • Aug 17 Uhm Jung-hwa, South Korean singer and actress
  • Aug 18 Trey Ames, American actor (David-A Year in the Life), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Aug 18 Jacob Vargas, American actor (Mi vida loca), born in Michoacan, Mexico
  • Aug 19 Mary Joe Fernández, American tennis player, broadcaster (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 20 Jonathan Ke Quan, Vietnamese-American actor (Sam-Together We Stand), born in Saigon, South Vietnam
  • Aug 20 David Walliams, English actor and comedian (Come Fly With Me), born in London
  • Aug 22 Richard Armitage, English actor (The Hobbit, Robin Hood), born in Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Aug 22 Rick Yune, American actor (Snow Falling on Cedars), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 24 Pierfrancesco Favino, Italian actor, born in Rome, Italy
  • Aug 25 Mike Lockwood, professional wrestler (d. 2003)

Person of interestThalía

Aug 26 Thalia Sodi, Mexican actress and singer known as the "Queen of Latin Pop", born in Mexico City, Mexico

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Thalía
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Thalía
  • Aug 27 Julian Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • Aug 29 Carla Gugino, American actress, born in Sarasota, Florida
  • Sep 1 Ricardo Antonio Chavira, American actor
  • Sep 1 Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka, Fijian-born American professional wrestler, born in Suva, Fiji (d. 2017)
  • Sep 2 Shauna Sand, actress (Renegade), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 2 Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor
  • Sep 2 Katt [Micah Sierra] Williams, American comedian, actor, rapper, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sep 3 Trevor St. John, American actor
  • Sep 4 Anita Yuen, Hong Kong actress, born in Hong Kong
  • Sep 8 David Arquette, American actor, director and producer (Scream, Kiss & Tell), born in Winchester, Virginia
  • Sep 8 Brooke Burke, American model and TV personality (Wild On!), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sep 8 Martin Freeman, English actor (The Hobbit, Sherlock), born in Aldershot, Hampshire
  • Sep 9 Henry Thomas, American actor (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Sep 11 Johnny Vegas, English comedian (Ideal, The Libetine), born in St. Helens, Merseyside, England
  • Sep 14 Kimberly Williams, American actress (Father of the Bride), born in Rye, New York
  • Sep 15 Josh Charles, actor (Crossing the Bridge, Cooperstown)
  • Sep 16 Charlie Fields, American actor (Shannon), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 16 Shawntel Smith, American beauty pageant (Miss America (1996)), born in Muldrow, Oklahoma

Person of interestAmy Poehler

Sep 16 Amy Poehler, American comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation), born in Newton, Massachusetts

Actress, comedian, writer and producer Amy Poehler
Actress, comedian, writer and producer
Amy Poehler

Person of interestJada Pinkett Smith

Sep 18 Jada Pinkett Smith, American actress (Set it Off, Nutty Professor, Menace II Society), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • Sep 19 Sanaa Lathan, American actress (The Best Man Holiday), born in NYC, New York

About 1971

How Old? 47 or 48 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Dog (Jan 1 - Jan 26), Pig (Jan 27 - Dec 31)