On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in January 1981

  • Jan 1 Jonas Armstrong, Irish-born British actor (Robin Hood), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jan 1 Eden Riegel, American actress (All My Children), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 5 Brooklyn Sudano, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 6 Rinko Kikuchi, Japanese actress, born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Jan 6 Jérémie Renier, Belgian actor, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Jan 13 Shad Gaspard, American professional wrestler, bodyguard, and actor, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)
  • Jan 17 Ray J [William Ray Norwood Jr.], American singer and actor (Everything You Want), born in McComb, Mississippi
  • Jan 17 Scott Mechlowicz, American actor, born in New York
  • Jan 18 Kang Dong-won, South Korean model & actor, born in Busan, South Korea
  • Jan 20 Crystal Lowe, Canadian actress & model, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 21 Izabella Miko, Polish-born actress and model
  • Jan 22 Beverley Mitchell, American actress, born in Arcadia, California

Person of interestElijah Wood

Jan 28 Elijah Wood, American actor (The Good Son, The Lord of the Rings), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • Jan 29 Darío Lopilato, Argentine actor, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Jan 31 Sergio D. Acosta, American Chicano Filmmaker, born in San Jose, California

Person of interestJustin Timberlake

Jan 31 Justin Timberlake, American singer-songwriter & actor (Sexyback, My Love), born in Memphis, Tennessee

Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake

About January 1981

How Old? 39 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)