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Amber Laura Heard was born in Austin, Texas, to Patricia Paige Heard (née Parsons), an internet researcher, and David C. Heard (David Clinton Heard), a contractor. She has English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Welsh ancestry.
Heard appeared in the Academy Award-nominated film, North Country (2005), …
Mila Kunis was born Milena Markovna Kunis (Ukrainian: Miléna Márkivna Kúnis, Russian: Miléna Márkovna Kúnis) to a Jewish family in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, USSR (now independent Ukraine). The spoken language in her family is Russian, not Ukrainian.
Her mother, Elvira, is a physics teacher, her father, …
Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress, dancer and producer. She was born and raised in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden, to Maria Fahl-Vikander, an actress of stage and screen, and Svante Vikander, a psychiatrist. Through her mother, she is one quarter Finnish, and had a maternal great aunt …
Kingsman: The Secret Service
Sofia Boutella is an Algerian actress, dancer and model. She was born in the Bab El Oued district of Algiers in Algeria, the daughter of composer and jazz musician Safy Boutella, and an architect mother. She started classical dance education when she was five years old. In 1992, at age 10, she left…
The Matrix Resurrections
Jessica Yu Li Henwick is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Nymeria Sand in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011), X-wing pilot Jessika Pava in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Colleen Wing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, making her debut in the Netflix television series Iron…
Fifty Shades of Grey
Dakota Mayi Johnson is an American actress and fashion model. She was born in Austin, Texas, and is the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Her maternal grandmother is actress Tippi Hedren.
In 1999, she made her film debut in Crazy in Alabama (1999), where she and her half-sister, …
Deborah Ann Woll
Deborah was born in 1985, in Brooklyn, New York, from Irish and German heritage. She took acting, piano and dance classes. She went to high school at Packer Collegiate Institute and graduated from the BFA program at the USC School of Theatre at the University of Southern California.
Deborah started …
Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Kerry Marisa Washington. She is an actress and producer, known for Scandal (2012), Ray (2004) and Save the Last Dance (2001). She has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They have two …
Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica Jones in the Peabody, Hugo, and Emmy Award-winning Netflix original series, Marvel’s Jessica Jones (2015). Her performance, which earned her a prestigious Critics Choice nomination, a Saturn nomination, a Webby Award and a Glamour Best International TV Actress Award,…
The actress Tessa Lynn Thompson was born on October 3, 1983 in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of singer-songwriter Marc Anthony Thompson and the granddaughter of actor-musician Bobby Ramos. She was raised in Los Angeles before moving to Brooklyn, New York. Her father is of …
Wonder Woman 1984
Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress, singer, martial artist, and model. She was born in Rosh Ha’ayin, Israel. Her parents are Irit, a teacher, and Michael, an engineer. She served in the IDF for two years, and won the Miss Israel title in 2004.
Gal made her film debut in the fourth film of the Fast and …
Natalie Portman is the first person born in the 1980s to have won the Academy Award for Best Actress (for Black Swan (2010)).
Natalie was born Natalie Hershlag on June 9, 1981, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is the only child of Avner Hershlag, a Israeli-born doctor, and Shelley Stevens, an American-born…
Edge of Tomorrow
Emily Olivia Leah Blunt is a British actress known for her roles in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), The Young Victoria (2009), Edge of Tomorrow (2014), and The Girl on the Train (2016), among many others.
Blunt was born on February 23, 1983, in Roehampton, South West London, England, the second of …
Yvonne Jaqueline Strzechowski was born and raised in Australia. Her parents were Polish immigrants. She attended the Santa Sabina College for her high school education. She then went on to study Performance at the University of Western Sydney’s School of Contemporary Arts, graduating in 2003. …
Gone Baby Gone
Michelle Lynn Monaghan was born on March 23, 1976, in Winthrop, Iowa. She is the youngest of three children and the only daughter of Sharon (Hamel), who ran a day care center, and Robert L. Monaghan, a factory worker and farmer. She is of mostly Irish and German descent. After graduating from high …
Angelina Jolie is an Academy Award-winning actress who rose to fame after her role in Girl, Interrupted (1999), playing the title role in the “Lara Croft” blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Wanted (2008), Salt (2010) and Maleficent (2014). Off-screen, Jolie has become …
Carla Gugino was born in Sarasota, Florida, to Carl Gugino, an orthodontist. She is of Italian (father) and English-Irish (mother) ancestry. Gugino moved with her mother to Paradise, California, when Carla was just five years old. During her childhood, they moved many times within the state. But …
Elegant Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood’s top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas.
Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical …
Big Little Lies
Actress and activist Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California, to Lori (Victor), a middle school counselor, and Lonnie Woodley, a school principal. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began …
Born in London and raised in New York. From humble beginnings in New York Theater in 1994 where she trained with such esteemed director/writers as James Lapine (“Twelve Dreams” at Lincoln Center with Donna Murphy), Tony Kushner (“Slavs!” at New York Theater Workshop with Marisa Tomei), and Naomi …
Rachel Bilson was born in Los Angeles, to Janice (Stango), a sex therapist, and Danny Bilson. Her father is Ashkenazi Jewish and her mother is of Italian descent. She began acting while still at Notre Dame High School. She graduated high school in 1999 and went to Grossmont College but dropped out …
The Phantom of the Opera
It would seem that 2004, the year of her 18th birthday, will be remembered as pivotal for Emmy Rossum due to her appearance in two very different films, The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and The Phantom of the Opera (2004). Emmy’s performance in the latter film gained her a Golden Globe nomination.
House of Cards
Dominique McElligott is an Irish actress. She starred in Moon (2009) and the RTÉ television series Raw before leaving to film Leap Year (2010). From 2011 to 2012, she played a lead role in the AMC series Hell on Wheels. In 2015, she starred in ABC’s The Astronaut Wives Club. In 2016, McElligott …
Karen Sheila Gillan was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, as the only child of Marie Paterson and husband John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at …
From pioneering women’s MMA to blazing a trail in movies, GINA CARANO is one of Hollywood’s most unique rising stars. Carano began her training with Muay Thai to competitive MMA, where she competed in Strikeforce and EliteXC. Her popularity led to her being called the “Face of Women’s MMA” and she …
Carmela Zumbado is a first-generation American actress of Cuban and Colombian descent. She is the sister of actresses Marisela Zumbado and Gigi Zumbado, and the daughter of acclaimed photojournalist, Tony Zumbado and Lilliam Zumbado. She is most widely known for her breakout role as Delilah Alves …
Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet
Charlotte Nicdao was born on August 14, 1991 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is known for her work on Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet (2020), Please Like Me (2013) and Camp (2013).
Alguien tiene que morir
Ester Expósito is a Spanish actress and model. She is most widely known for her starring role as Carla Rosón Caleruega in the Spanish drama series Elite, broadcast on Netflix.
Ester Expósito was born in Madrid. She was interested in the artistic world from a very young age. When she finished her …
Raya and the Last Dragon
Danna Paola Rivera Munguía (born 23 June 1995), better known as Danna Paola, is a Mexican actress, singer and model. She gained popularity as a child actress and singer, starring in dozens of television projects throughout her early childhood and adolescence.
Danna Paola was born and raised in …
La casa de papel
María Pedraza (born 26 January 1996) is a Spanish actress and Ballerina best known for portraying Alison Parker in the Spanish series Money Heist. She also starred in the Netflix series Élite, playing the role of Marina.
Pedraza was discovered through her Instagram account by film director Esteban …
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Claudia Kim was born on January 25, 1985 in South Korea as Kim Soo-hyun. She is an actress, known for Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Equals (2015) and The Dark Tower (2017). She has been married to Matthew Shampine since December 14, 2019. They have one child.
Vanessa Matsui is a CSA nominated actor, writer, and filmmaker based in Toronto and L.A. Selected as a Sundance / YouTube New Voices fellow in 2019, Vanessa’s critically acclaimed hit web series Ghost BFF, which she wrote, directed for and starred in, has won and been nominated for multiple awards …
Born and raised in Montreal, Emily Hampshire has made an indelible mark on the Canadian film and television industry in a relatively short period of time. Her work has been recognized by the Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television with 3 Genie Award Nominations, a Gemini Award for her work on the…
The Great Gatsby
Debicki was born in Paris, to a Polish father and an Australian mother of Irish descent, who were both dancers. When she was five, the family moved to Melbourne, where she grew up with two younger siblings. She became interested in ballet at an early age and trained as a dancer until deciding to …
Elizabeth Dean Lail (born March 25, 1992) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Anna in the ABC adventure fantasy television series Once Upon a Time.
Lail was born in Williamson County, Texas, to her parents, Dean Franklin Lail and wife Kay Lurene Surratt. She has one older sister. …
Ana de la Reguera
Ana de la Reguera grew up in the tropical state of Veracruz, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico. She began her performance arts studies in the Cultural Institute of Veracruz, then left for Televisa’s Center for Artistic Education (CEA) and TV Aztecas’ artistic institute (CEFAC) in Mexico City, later …
Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn
Jurnee Smollett is an award-winning actress and activist of rare talent and conviction. In the fall of 2020, she starred in J.J. Abrams, Jordan Peele and Misha Green’s critically acclaimed drama for HBO, “Lovecraft Country.” Smollett’s performance was lauded by industry insiders and critics alike. …
Liu Yifei was born in Wuhan, on August 25, 1987. She began modeling at 8. She was trained in singing, dancing & the piano. She moved to the U.S. at 10 w/ her mom, where she lived for 4 years. She returned to China in June 2002 to pursue a modeling & acting career.
In September 2002, she was accepted…
Vanessa Bauche was born on February 18, 1973 in Mexico as Alma Vanessa Bauche Chavira. She is an actress and producer, known for Amores perros (2000), The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005) and The Mask of Zorro (1998).
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Zi Yang is a Chinese actress, who was born at November 2, 1992 in Beijing. She was known as a “child star” by acting a daughter in a situation comedy “Home with Kids” at the age of 13. She graduated in Beijing Film Academy in 2012. One of her most popular TV series is called “Ashes of Love”. The …
Mad Max: Fury Road
Abbey Lee is known for her work as a model and actress. In 2015 Abbey made her feature film debut alongside Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron in George Miller’s post-apocalyptic film “Mad Max: Fury Road”. Abbey has since appeared in numerous feature films in both America and Australia. She has starred …
Inma Cuesta was born on June 25, 1980 in València, València, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain. She is an actress, known for La novia (2015), Águila Roja (2009) and Tres bodas de más (2013).
X: First Class
January Jones was born on January 5, 1978 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She is the daughter of Karen Sue (née Cox), a sporting goods store manager, and Marvin Roger Jones, a gym teacher and fitness director. She is of Czech, Danish, English, Welsh, and German ancestry. She was named after the …
Sarah Hyland was born in New York City to actors Melissa D. Canaday and Edward James Hyland. She began in the business at the age of 4 with commercial work and voice overs. Her first film was Private Parts (1997). She then moved on to The Object of My Affection (1998) and then spent time on Another…
Frankie Adams (born 3 January 1994) is a New Zealand-Samoan actress, best known for her roles as Bobbie Draper in the science fiction television series The Expanse and as Ula Levi in the prime-time soap opera Shortland Street.
Adams was born on the island of Savai in Samoa and is the oldest of three…
La cara oculta
Clara Lago was born on March 6, 1990 in Madrid, a suburb of the Spanish capital of Madrid. Her father was a graphic designer, and her mother was a writer-a storyteller, so that craving for the creative professions was passed to the girl by inheritance. One of the friends of her father, who worked …
Emma Appleton was born in December 1991 in Witney, Oxfordshire, England as Emma Jill Appleton. She attended West Witney Primary School and then Wood Green School. Appleton began a modelling career as a teenager, which progressed to acting in 2017, when an opportunity opened for the cast of the BBC …
Anya Chalotra (born in 1996) is an English actress known for playing Jennifer Ashman in the British TV show Wanderlust (2018) and for her role as Yennefer of Vengerberg in the Netflix series The Witcher (2019).
Chalotra was born in a British-Indian family. Her father is of Indian descent while her …
Gillian Jacobs was born on October 19, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. Her father, William F. Jacobs Jr., was an investment banker and her mother, Martina Magenau Jacobs, was an alumni relations officer at Carnegie Mellon University.
Gillian is an alumnus of Mt. Lebanon High School, …
Sadie Sink is an American actress, known for her roles in Netflix’s Stranger Things (2016) as Max, American Odyssey (2015) as Suzanne Ballard, and in Fear Street: 1978 (2021).
Sadie was born in Austin, Texas, the state capital, in east-central Texas. Her father is a US football coach. Due to her …
Pacific Rim: Uprising
Accustomed to airplanes and distant countries since she could recall, Adria Arjona was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Mexico City. Falling asleep in Guatemala and waking up in Argentina was not out of norm for her. She is the daughter of a Puerto Rican mother, Leslie, and a Guatemalan father, …
This Time with Alan Partridge
Susannah Fielding is an English actress. She grew up in Havant, Hampshire in a single parent family. She completed her A levels at Christ’s Hospital school, a charity school in West Sussex where she found her love of acting.
She went on to train at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she …
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
10 Cloverfield Lane
Mary Elizabeth Winstead is an actress known for her versatile work in a variety of film and television projects. Possibly most known for her role as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), she has also starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as Smashed (2012), for which…
Alexandra Anna Daddario was born on March 16, 1986 in New York City, New York, to Christina, a lawyer, and Richard Daddario, a prosecutor. Her brother is actor Matthew Daddario, her sister is actor Catharine Daddario, and her grandfather was congressman Emilio Daddario (Emilio Q. Daddario), of …
La casa de papel
Úrsula Corberó Delgado (born 11 August 1989) is a Spanish actress, best known for her roles as Ruth in the Antena 3 series Física o química (2008), Margarita de Austria en Isabel (2011), Esther Salinas in the series La embajada and Tokyo in the television series La casa de papel (2017)…
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Gemma Christina Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent, England, where she was raised. She is the daughter of Sally-Anne (Heap), a cleaner, and Barry J. Arterton, a welder. Her mother’s cousin is singer-songwriter Eric Goulden.
Her parents divorced when she was age five, and Gemma subsequently lived …
Hailee Steinfeld was born on December 11, 1996 in Tarzana, California, to Cheri (Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer. She has a brother, Griffin. Her uncle is Jake Steinfeld, a fitness trainer, and her great-uncle is actor Larry Domasin. Her father is of …
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