Actors and Actresses Born in 1979

  • Jan 2 Suranne Jones, British actress
  • Jan 7 Bipasha Basu, Indian model, born in New Delhi, India
  • Jan 7 Mariangel Ruiz, Venezuelan actress & model, born in San Juan de los Morros, Venezuela
  • Jan 8 Sarah Polley, Canadian actress (Sweet Hereafter), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jan 11 Darren Lynn Bousman, American film director, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Jan 13 Jill Wagner, American Actor
  • Jan 14 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel, born in Midwest City, Oklahoma
  • Jan 14 Karen Elson, British supermodel, born in Oldham, United Kingdom
  • Jan 15 Ken Chu, Taiwanese singer-actor & taichi champ, born in Taiwan
  • Jan 16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • Jan 19 Spider Loc [Curtis Williams], American rapper (G-Unit), and actor, born in Compton, California
  • Jan 20 Will Young, British singer-songwriter & actor, born in Wokingham, United Kingdom
  • Jan 24 Tatyana M. Ali, American actress (Sesame St, Fresh Prince of Bel Air), born in New York City, New York
  • Jan 25 Christine Lakin, American actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 26 Sara Rue, American actress, born in New York
  • Jan 27 Rosamund Pike, British actress (Gone Girl), born in London, England
  • Jan 29 Andrew Keegan, American actor (Step by Step, Party of Five), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 29 April Scott, American actress & model, born in Campbell, Missouri
  • Feb 2 Christine Bleakley, Northern Irish broadcaster and presenter (BBC, ITV, UKTV), born in Newtownards, Northern Ireland
  • Feb 2 Shamita Shetty, Indian actress
  • Feb 7 Cerina Vincent, American actress (Stuck In The Middle), and author (Hot Chick books), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Feb 8 Deng Chao, Chinese actor (The Mermaid, The Dead End), born in Nanchang, China
  • Feb 8 Josh Keaton [Weiner], American actor and singer (No Authority), born in Hacienda Heights, California
  • Feb 9 Zhang Ziyi, Chinese actress (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), born in Beijing, China
  • Feb 11 Brandy [Norwood], American stage and screen actress and singer (Les Miserables; Moisha), born in McComb, Mississippi
  • Feb 12 Jesse Spencer, Australian actor, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Feb 13 Mena Suvari, American actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Feb 15 Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Canadian actor (Quarantine), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 19 Mariana Ochoa, Mexican singer and actress, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Feb 21 Carly "Carlito" Colón, Puerto Rican professional wrestler, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Jennifer Love Hewitt

Feb 21 Jennifer Love Hewitt, American actress (Sarah Reeves-Party of Five), born in Waco, Texas

  • Feb 21 Jordan Peele, American actor, comedian and director (Fargo, Get Out), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 22 David Lopez, American actor (and God Created Women, Ghostwriter), born in Queens, New York
  • Feb 22 Lee Na-young, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Feb 25 David Hoflin, Swedish-born Australian Actor
  • Feb 25 Jennifer Ferrin, American actress
  • Feb 26 Shalim Ortiz, Puerto Rican singer and actor, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Mar 2 Amanda Ireton, Cast member of MTV's A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila
  • Mar 3 Alex Zane, English comedian
  • Mar 3 Patrick Renna, American actor
  • Mar 6 David Flair, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 9 Melina Perez, American model and WWE Diva, born in High Desert, California
  • Mar 9 Óscar Isaac [Hernández], French Guatemalan-American actor (Scenes From A Marriage; Balibo; Inside Llewyn Davis), born in Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Mar 10 Danny Pudi, American comedian and actor (Community), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 10 Edi Gathegi, Kenyan actor (Blacklist), born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Mar 12 Nidia Guenard, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 14 Chris Klein, American actor (American Pie films), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Mar 17 Nicole "Coco" Austin, American glamor model
  • Mar 17 Samoa Joe, Samoan professional wrestler
  • Mar 17 Stormy Daniels [Stephanie Clifford], American pornographic actress, claims had affair with Donald Trump, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Mar 18 Danneel Harris, American actress
  • Mar 20 Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • Mar 20 Freema Agyeman, English actress (Doctor Who, New Amsterdam), born in London, England
  • Mar 20 Silvia Abascal, Spanish actress
  • Mar 24 Emraan Hashmi, Indian actor (Murder, Zeher), born in Pulgaon, Maharashtra
  • Mar 24 Lake Bell, American actress
  • Mar 25 Lee Pace, American actor
  • Mar 25 Natasha Yi, American supermodel
  • Mar 26 Heidi Zeigler, American child actress (Just the 10 of Us - "Sherry"), born in Lansing, Michigan
  • Mar 28 Park Chae-rim, South Korean actress

Heath Ledger

Apr 4 Heath Ledger, Australian-American Actor (Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2008)

Natasha Lyonne

Apr 4 Natasha Lyonne, American actress (Orange is the New Black), born in New York City

  • Apr 9 Keith Nobbs, American actor (Phone Booth), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 9 Keshia Knight Pulliam, American actress (The Cosby Show - "Rudy"; Tyler Perry's House of Payne - "Miranda"), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Apr 10 Tsuyoshi Domoto, Japanese actor and singer (KinKi Kids), born in Nara, Japan
  • Apr 11 Josh Server, American actor (All That), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • Apr 11 Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Canadian human rights activist, Miss World Canada, born in Tehran, Iran

Claire Danes

Apr 12 Claire Danes, American actress (Angela-My So Called Life, Romeo & Juliet), born in NYC, New York

  • Apr 12 Jennifer Morrison, American actress (Once Upon a Time, House), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 12 Paul Nicholls, English actor (EastEnders), born in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
  • Apr 13 Tony Lundon, Irish pop singer (Liberty X - "Thinking It Over"), TV presenter (Toast), and filmmaker, born in Galway, Ireland
  • Apr 14 Rebecca DiPietro, American model, born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts
  • Apr 17 Siddharth Narayan, Indian film actor, born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Apr 17 Tram-Anh Tran, American actress (Ghostwriters'), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 18 Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star, born in Los Angeles, California

Kate Hudson

Apr 19 Kate Hudson, American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Apr 21 James McAvoy, Scottish actor (X-Men: First Class), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Apr 23 Jaime King, American model and actress (Bulletproof Monk), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Apr 23 Yana Gupta, Czech actress and author (How To Love Your Body And Get The Body You Love), born in Brno, Czechoslovakia
  • Apr 26 Sean Fox, American actor (3 Ninjas Kick Back, Calendar Girl)
  • Apr 28 Bahram Radan, Iranian actor (The Passion of Love), born in Tehran, Iran
  • May 1 Ben Easter, American actor
  • May 1 Daniel Letterle, American actor (Camp), born in Northfield, Ohio
  • May 3 Genevieve Nnaji, Nigerian actress and director (Lionheart), born in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria
  • May 3 Monsta Mack [Steven Carrasquillo], American professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 4 Wes Butters, British broadcaster, born in Salford, England
  • May 5 Vincent Kartheiser, American actor (Mad Men), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • May 9 Rosario Dawson, American actress
  • May 16 Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak horror movie actress (Hostel), born in Banská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia
  • May 16 Evan Ferrante, American actor (Owen-Swan's Crossing), born in Armonk, New York
  • May 22 Maggie Q [Margaret Quigley], American actress (Mission Impossible III, Nikita), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 22 Nadia Khan, TV Presenter
  • May 23 Josh Cooley, American animator, screenwriter (Inside Out), and Academy Award-winning director (Toy Story 4), born in Berkeley, California
  • May 24 Frank Mir, American UFC fighter and professional wrestler, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 26 Ashley Massaro, American model and professional wrestler
  • May 26 Elisabeth Harnois, American actress (CSI), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • May 28 Jesse Bradford, American actor
  • May 28 Monica Keena, American actress
  • May 29 Brian Kendrick, American pro wrestler (WWE cruiserweight tag team champion), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • May 30 Kugimiya Rie, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
  • May 31 Vir Das, Indian comedian and actor, born in Dehradun, India
  • Jun 2 Morena Baccarin, Brazilian-American actress (Serenity; Deadpool; Homeland), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jun 12 Wil Horneff, American actor (Ghost in the Machine; Sandlot), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Jun 20 Lani Billard, Canadian actress

Chris Pratt

Jun 21 Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota

  • Jun 24 Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • Jun 24 Petra Němcová, Czechoslovakian-born model, born in Karviná, Czechoslovakia
  • Jun 25 Busy Philipps, American actress (Freaks and Geeks), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Jun 25 Hirooki Goto, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Kuwana, Mie, Japan
  • Jun 25 Katie Doyle, American actress (The Hillz) and reality television star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 25 La La Anthony , American TV personality (Think Like a Man, Power), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 27 Benjamin Speed, Australian musician and film composer (52 Tuesdays), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jun 27 Kim Gyu-ri, South Korean actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 28 Ha Ji-won, South Korean actress (Damo), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jun 29 Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician ("Gözlerin"/"Your Eyes"), and actor (My Lying Lover), born in Amasra, Turkey (d. 2007)
  • Jun 30 Rick Gonzalez, Hispanic-American actor (Arrow), born in New York City
  • Jul 3 Ludivine Sagnier, French actress (Swimming Pool), born in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France

Kevin Hart

Jul 6 Kevin Hart, American comedian ("Laugh at My Pain", The Secret Life of Pets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Jul 9 Ella Koon [Yun-na], Hong Kong Canto-pop singer and actress of Hakka heritage, born in Tahita, French Polynesia
  • Jul 10 Gong Yoo [Gong Ji-cheol], South Korean actor (Train to Busan, Squid Game), born in Busan, South Korea
  • Jul 14 Scott Porter, American actor (Friday Night Lights - "Jason"; Hart Of Dixie - "George"), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jul 15 Laura Benanti, American musical theatre actress
  • Jul 16 Jayma Mays, American actress (Glee, Heroes), born in Bristol, Tennessee
  • Jul 17 Mike Vogel, American actor (Under the Dome), born in Abington Township, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 18 Jared Hess, American film director and screenwriter
  • Jul 18 Joey Mercury, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 20 Claudine Barretto, Filipino actress
  • Jul 22 James Mason [Atkins], British professional wrestler, born in London, England
  • Jul 23 Perro Aguayo, Jr., Mexican professional wrestler (CMLL), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2015)
  • Jul 24 Lee Si-yeon, South Korean actress
  • Jul 24 Rose Byrne, Australian actress (Damages, Mrs. America, Bridesmaids, Neighbors), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 26 Mageina Tovah, American actress (Joan of Arcadia), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jul 27 Shannon Moore, American professional wrestler, born in Cameron, North Carolina
  • Jul 31 B. J. Novak, American actor (Inglourious Basterds), born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Aug 1 Honeysuckle Weeks, Welsh actress (Foyle's War), born in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales

Jason Momoa

Aug 1 Jason Momoa, American actor (Game of Thrones, Aquaman), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Aug 3 Evangeline Lilly, Canadian actress (Lost, The Hobbit), born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
  • Aug 7 Eric Johnson, American actor, born in Austin, Texas
  • Aug 10 Joanna Garcia, Cuban actress
  • Aug 10 Ted Geoghegan, American filmmaker and author
  • Aug 14 Yoichiro Morikawa, Japanese film director, born in Fukui, Japan
  • Aug 17 Marcus Patric, British actor (Hollyoaks), born in Gosport, England
  • Aug 22 Brandon Quintin Adams, American actor (The People Under the Stairs), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Aug 22 Jennifer Finnigan, Canadian actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 22 Steve Kornacki, American political journalist, writer and TV presenter (NBC), born in Groton, Massachusetts

Aaron Paul

Aug 27 Aaron Paul, American actor (Breaking Bad, Need for Speed), born in Emmett, Idaho

  • Aug 27 Giovanni Capitello, American filmmaker/actor
  • Aug 30 Leon Lopez, British actor (Brookside), born in Liverpool, England
  • Aug 30 Niki Chow, Hong Kong actress and singer, born in Hong Kong
  • Aug 30 Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress
  • Aug 31 Mickie James, American professional wrestler (WWE Women's Champion 2006), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Sep 2 Ron Ng, Hong Kong actor
  • Sep 4 Kristina Krepela, Croatian actress, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Sep 6 Brandon Silvestry, American professional wrestler (Low Ki), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 10 Jacob Young, American actor (All My Children), and singer, born in Renton, Washington
  • Sep 11 Ariana Richards, American actress (Spaced Invaders, Prancer), born in Healdsburg, California
  • Sep 11 Steve Hofstetter, American comedian & radio personality, born in Queens, New York
  • Sep 15 Amy Davidson, American actress (8 Simple Rules), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sep 15 Dave Annable, American actor (Bothers and Sisters), born in Suffern, New York
  • Sep 17 Billy Miller, American actor (The Young and the Restless), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Sep 18 Alison Lohman, American actress, born in Palm Springs, California
  • Sep 19 Dannielle Brent, British actress (Bad Girls), born in Rush Green, London
  • Sep 19 Noémie Lenoir, French supermodel and actress, born in Les Ulis, France
  • Sep 21 Jaymee Ong, Chinese-Australian model
  • Sep 21 Richard Dunne, Irish soccer defender (80 caps, Republic of Ireland; Everton, Manchester City, Aston Villa, QPR) and broadcaster (BT Sport), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Sep 22 Michael Graziadei, American actor (The Young and the Restless), born in Germany
  • Sep 24 Justin Bruening, American actor (All My Children), born in St. Helena, Nebraska
  • Sep 24 Ross Mathews, American television personality and comedian (The Tonight Show), born in Mount Vernon, Washington
  • Sep 27 Zita Görög, Hungarian actress and model
  • Sep 28 Anndi Lynn McAfee, actress (Ice Cream Man, Conagher)
  • Sep 30 Clio-Danae Othoneou, Greek actress, musician and pianist, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Sep 30 Vince Chong, Malaysian-Chinese singer-songwriter and actor, born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Oct 2 Francisco Fonseca, Mexican soccer striker and broadcaster (43 caps, 21 goals), born in León, Guanajuato
  • Oct 3 Daniel Hollie, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 3 John Hennigan, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 4 Caitriona Balfe, Irish actress (Outlander), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 4 Rachael Leigh Cook, American actress (She's All That), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Oct 4 Stefan Booth, British actor (Eastenders)
  • Oct 5 Yao Chen, Chinese actress and Sina Weibo personality, born in Shishi City, Quanzhourn
  • Oct 6 Lex Shrapnel, English actor
  • Oct 7 Aaron Ashmore, Canadian actor, born in Richmond, Canada
  • Oct 7 Shawn Ashmore, Canadian actor, born in Richmond, Canada
  • Oct 7 Tang Wei, Chinese actress, born in Hangzhou, China
  • Oct 8 Kristanna Loken, American actress (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), born in Ghent, New York
  • Oct 8 Paul Burchill, English professional wrestler, born in Guildford, England
  • Oct 9 Brandon Routh, American actor (Superman Returns), born in Norwalk, Iowa
  • Oct 10 Wu Chun, Bruneian-Taiwanese actor (The Butterfly Lovers), born in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
  • Oct 11 Andy Douglas, American professional wrestler, born in Kentucky
  • Oct 11 Bae Doona, South Korean model and actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 14 Stacy Keibler, American actress / ex-professional wrestler
  • Oct 20 John Krasinski, American actor, director and producer (The Office, A Quiet Place), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 20 Nargis Fakhri, American actress (Rockstar), born in New York City
  • Oct 23 Prabhas, Indian actor (Mirchi), born in Madras, India
  • Oct 25 Milena Roucka, Canadian model and professional wrestler, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 25 Sarah Thompson, American actress (Brooklyn's Finest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 27 Melanie Vallejo, Australian TV actress (Power Rangers Mystic Force), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Oct 28 Jawed Karim, Bangladeshi-German-American software engineer and Internet entrepreneur (co-founder of YouTube), born in Merseburg, East Germany
  • Oct 30 Yukie Nakama, Japanese actress, born in Urasoe, Okinawa, Japan
  • Nov 2 Julie Lund, Danish actress (What Goes Around), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Nov 4 Daisy Eagan, American actress (Secret Garden), born in Brooklyn, New York

About 1979

How Old? 42 or 43 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Horse (Feb 7, 1978 - Jan 27, 1979),
Goat/Sheep (Jan 28, 1979 - Feb 15, 1980)