Birth Month Day of 01-18 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Mark Rylance
Actor | Bridge of Spies
Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Sir Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of ...
Actor | The Postman
Kevin Michael Costner was born on January 18, 1955 in Lynwood, California, the third child of Bill Costner, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for Southern California Edison, and Sharon Costner (née Tedrick), a welfare worker. His older brother, Dan, was born in 1950. A middle ...
Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy
David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista, a hairdresser. He has Filipino and Greek ancestry.
When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself to achieve his dream of...
4. Jason Segel
Actor | Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Multi-talented Jason Jordan Segel was born in Los Angeles, California, where he was raised by his parents, Jillian (Jordan), a homemaker, and Alvin Segel, a lawyer. His mother is of English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and his father is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. He was educated at St. ...
5. Cary Grant
Actor | Charade
Once told by an interviewer, "Everybody would like to be Cary Grant", Grant is said to have replied, "So would I."
Cary Grant was born Archibald Alec Leach on January 18, 1904 in Horfield, Bristol, England, to Elsie Maria (Kingdon) and Elias James Leach, who worked in a factory. His early years in ...
6. Antje Traue
Actress | Man of Steel
With a strong body of work in her native Germany, Antje broke out into the international marketplace in Zack Snyder's Superman retelling, "Man of Steel" as the villainess, "Faora". Other credits include Renny Harlin's "5 Days of August", Warner Brothers' "The Seventh Son", Simon Curtis's "The Woman...
9. David Ayer
Writer | End of Watch
David Ayer is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. David Ayer was born in Champaign, Illinois and grew up in Bloomington, Minnesota, and Bethesda, Maryland, where he was kicked out of his house by his parents as a teenager. Ayer then lived with his cousin in Los Angeles, ...
10. Paul Freeman
Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark
Probably one of Britain's most underrated actors, Paul Freeman has accumulated literally hundreds of screen credits over several decades, most notably as the main villain in the Steven Spielberg classic Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and he has worked extensively in the ...
11. Joanna Newsom
Actress | Inherent Vice
Joanna Newsom was born on January 18, 1982 in Grass Valley, California, USA as Joanna Caroline Newsom. She is an actress and composer, known for Inherent Vice (2014), The Strangers (2008) and Paper Towns (2015). She has been married to Andy Samberg since September 21, 2013. They have one child.
12. Jane Horrocks
Actress | Little Voice
Jane Horrocks is an actress internationally known as the zany and droll Bubble in the award winning British television sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992). She's also remembered as Miss Irvine, an evildoing witch-turned heroine in one her earliest films, The Witches (1990). She received a Golden ...
13. Jesse L. Martin
Actor | Rent
Jesse Martin was born Jesse Lamont Watkins in Virginia's Blue Ridge mountain range. His mother, Virginia Price, was a college career counselor. His father, Jesse Reed Watkins, was a truck driver. His parents divorced when he was very young. His mother then moved his family to Buffalo, New York. He ...
14. Karan Brar
Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Best known for his role as 'Ravi Ross' on Disney Channel's hit series "Jessie" and its spinoff, "Bunk'd," Karan Brar is taking Hollywood by storm and seeking to break cultural barriers in the entertainment industry. He stars in "Bunk'd" on Disney Channel and 2018 will be a major year for Karan as ...
15. Takeshi Kitano
Actor | Zatôichi
Takeshi Kitano originally studied to become an engineer, but was thrown out of school for rebellious behavior. He learned comedy, singing and dancing from famed comedian Senzaburô Fukami. Working as a lift boy on a nightclub with such features as comic sketches and striptease dancing, Kitano saw ...
16. Danny Kaye
Soundtrack | The Danny Kaye Show
Danny Kaye left school at the age of 13 to work in the so-called Borscht Belt of Jewish resorts in the Catskill Mountains. It was there he learned the basics of show biz. From there he went through a series of jobs in and out of the business. In 1939, he made his Broadway debut in "Straw Hat Revue,...
21. Zane Holtz
Actor | Katy Keene
Zane was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, where he began modeling at 5 years of age. He shot one of his first commercials on his 10th birthday. He relocated to California, in 1999, with his mom, Laura Mary Clarke and his three younger brothers; Beau, Harrison and Mackenzie Holtz. Zane ...
23. Oliver Hardy
Actor | Saps at Sea
Although his parents were never in show business, as a young boy Oliver Hardy was a gifted singer and, by age eight, was performing with minstrel shows. In 1910 he ran a movie theatre, which he preferred to studying law. In 1913 he became a comedy actor with the Lubin Company in Florida and began ...
24. Alison Arngrim
Actress | Little House on the Prairie
New York Times Best Selling author of "Confessions of A Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated", Alison Arngrim is best known to viewers world-wide for her portrayal of the incredibly nasty "Nellie Oleson" on the much loved, long running hit television series "...
27. John Boorman
Producer | Hope and Glory
John Boorman attended Catholic school (Salesian Order) although his family was not, in fact, Roman Catholic. His first job was for a dry-cleaner. Later, he worked as a critic for a women's journal and for a radio station until he entered the television business, working for the BBC in Bristol. ...
29. Morgan York
Actress | Cheaper by the Dozen
Morgan was born on January 18, 1993 in Burbank, California. When she was 18 months old, she accidentally fell into a ThermoScan Ear Thermometer commercial. She stopped acting for a while after that but then nailed the part of Kim Baker in the box-office hit, Cheaper by the Dozen (2003).
In 2004 ...
30. Yu-mi Jung
Actress | Busanhaeng
Yu-mi Jung is a South Korean actress. She is best known for Silenced (2011), and Train to Busan (2016).
Jung was born on January 18, 1983 in South Korea. Her filmography also includes the films Family Ties (2006), Chaw (2009), My Dear Desperado (2010), Oki's Movie (2010), and Our Sunhi (2013).
33. Jeff Yagher
Make Up Department | Æon Flux
Jeff Yagher was born on January 18, 1961 in Lawrence, Kansas, USA as Jeffrey Brian Yagher. He is known for his work on Æon Flux (2005), Cradle 2 the Grave (2003) and My Fellow Americans (1996). He has been married to Megan Gallagher since 2001. They have two children. He was previously ...
36. Ingvild Deila
Actress | Rogue One
Ingvild Deila is a Norwegian actress, singer, artist, voiceover talent, and philomath. Her smallest yet most notable roles so far were portraying Princess Leia in Rogue One (2016) and playing opposite Robert Downey Jr. in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). In her late teens she studied acting for the ...
38. Jay Chou
Soundtrack | The Green Hornet
Jay Chou is a Taiwanese musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor and director. He was born in Taipei to schoolteachers, Yeh Hui-Mei, who taught fine arts, and Chou Yao-Chung, a biomedical researcher. In 2000, Chou released his first album, titled Jay (2000), under the record ...
Actress | The Outpost
The very lovely, vivacious and smart-looking Jelena Gavrilovic was born in Belgrade, Serbia, and raised in nearby Lazarevac, where she have finished primary school and high school. She graduated acting in Academy of Arts in Novi Sad.
The first major thespian challenge came to Jelena Gavrilovic in ...
40. Dick Durock
Actor | Stand by Me
Big, brawny, and imposing actor and stuntman Dick Durock was born on January 18, 1937 in South Bend, Indiana. The fourth of five children; he grew up in South Bend, Indiana and New Jersey. After serving a stint in the Marine Corps and briefly working as a computer programmer, Durock went to ...
41. Ashleigh Murray
Actress | Riverdale
Ashleigh Murray portrays Josie McCoy in the CW's new teen drama Riverdale. Ashleigh was born in Kansas City, Missouri. In the 5th grade, she went to Oakland, California, to live with her aunt for 2 years, where Murray enjoyed studying piano, jazz and hip-hop. After graduating high school back in ...
42. Samantha Mumba
Actress | The Time Machine
Samantha Mumba was born on January 18, 1983 in Dublin, Ireland as Samantha Tamanya Anne Cecelia Mumba. She is an actress and composer, known for The Time Machine (2002), Evolution (2001) and Legally Blonde (2001). She has been married to Torray Scales since February 24, 2012. They have one child.
43. Basil Hoffman
Actor | The Artist
Basil Hoffman was an American character actor, known for his work, often in classic films, with distinguished film directors including Peter Bogdanovich, Mario Monicelli, Richard Benjamin, Carl Reiner (twice), Peter Medak (five times) and Alan J. Pakula (twice); Academy Award winners Ethan and Joel...
44. Bjarne Henriksen
Actor | Forbrydelsen
Bjarne Henriksen was born on January 18, 1959 in Såderup, Fyn, Denmark. He is an actor and director, known for Forbrydelsen (2007), The Hunt (2012) and The Celebration (1998).
Bjarne Henriksen has been recognized in both tough and comic roles. Due to his macho-style, roles with a primitive nature ...
Actor | Balada triste de trompeta
Antonio studied journalism, but he always knew he wanted to be an actor. He worked as a sports journalist in Canal Sur Radio and Television. During this period, he often traveled to Madrid so he could assist to the Cristina Rota acting school. His first role in cinema was in Los peores años de ...
50. Peter Hobbs
Actor | The Man with Two Brains
Peter Hobbs was born on January 18, 1918 in Etretat, France as Peter Schuyler Hobbs. He was an actor, known for The Man with Two Brains (1983), The Andromeda Strain (1971) and Sleeper (1973). He was married to Carolyn Adams, Patience Cleveland, Parker McCormick and Ruth Margaret Davis. He died on ...