Famous 53 Years Old

The list of famous 53 years old includes Elon Musk, Julian Assange, Pep Guardiola, Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Connelly. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, actresses, political leaders and directors and from other domains of life. This list of 53 years old includes people from United States, England, Canada & Germany and many more countries.
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Elon Musk
(CEO of Tesla)
Elon Musk
1037
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa

Entrepreneur, engineer and industrial designer, Elon Musk, is famous as founder of the electronic payment firm PayPal, and the SpaceX spacecraft company. He is also the CEO of Tesla Motors. Elon Musk has plans to revolutionize transportation on earth as well as to space through futuristic technology.

 2 
Mark Wahlberg
(Best Known for His Role in Films: 'The Departed', 'The Fighter' and 'Italian Job')
Mark Wahlberg
155
Birthdate: June 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

From being a drug dealer to going to prison on the charge of attempted murder, Mark Wahlberg's young life was a troubled one. That is till the time he decided to pull himself out of the mess and live a worthy life. His foray into music began his journey which later took him into the world of television and film.

 3 
Ewan McGregor
83
Birthdate: March 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Perth, Scotland

A critically acclaimed actor, known for working in many small independent films, Ewan McGregor’s first notable film was Shallow Grave, followed by Trainspotting which propelled him to stardom. Films like Emma, A Life Less Ordinary and Moulin Rouge and the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the three Star Wars prequels, plus the television series Fargo are his other notable works.

 4 
Matt Damon
(One of the Highest-Grossing Actors of All Time)
Matt Damon
91
Birthdate: October 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

One of the biggest Hollywood stars of his time, Matt Damon is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Saving Private Ryan, The Talented Mr Ripley, The Martian and The Departed are some of his notable films. He has also been part of the highly successful Bourne franchise and the Ocean's trilogy.

 5 
Jeremy Renner
67
Birthdate: January 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States

Jeremy Renner is one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. Apart from appearing in the Avengers and Mission: Impossible franchises, he has also performed songs for the soundtracks of several films. He also plays the guitar, drums, and keyboard and practices Arnis and Muay Thai.

 6 
Jennifer Connelly
(Best Known for Her Role in the Films: 'A Beautiful Mind' and 'Little Children')
Jennifer Connelly
75
Birthdate: December 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cairo, New York, United States

An actress who began her career as a child model, Jennifer Connelly appeared in magazine, newspaper, and television advertising prior to taking up acting roles. The winner of an Academy Award, she is an accomplished actress who has appeared in many critically acclaimed films. She has been included on the lists of the world's most beautiful women many times.

 7 
Melissa McCarthy
(One of the Highest-Paid Actresses in the World)
Melissa McCarthy
81
Birthdate: August 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plainfield, Illinois, United States

American actress, Melissa McCarthy, became famous when she starred in the television series, Gilmore Girls, which ran from 2000 to 2007. The sitcom, Mike & Molly, which ran from 2010 to 2016, further brought her accolades. She has also been part of films like This is 40, Identity Thief, The Heat, The Boss, Bridesmaids, Tammy, Spy and Can You Ever Forgive Me.

 8 
David Tennant
41
Birthdate: April 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bathgate, Scotland

A celebrated son of Scotland, David Tennant is best known for his lead role in the BBC series, Doctor Who, from 2005-10. The show made him a household name and a sex symbol. His career continues to flourish with lead roles in films and television. He’s also a prolific theater actor having played Shakespearean characters like Hamlet and Richard II.

 9 
Pep Guardiola
(Former Spanish Football Player Who is Considered One of the Greatest Managers of All Time)
Pep Guardiola
95
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santpedor, Spain

A football addict from beginning, Pep Guardiola went on to become a key player with the Barcelona and the Spanish National team. He played a crucial role in winning major titles like the La Liga and an Olympic gold medal. After retiring as a player, he became a coach and is widely regarded as one of the world's best coaches. 

 10 
Ethan Hawke
(Famous For His Role in 'Before Trilogy')
Ethan Hawke
32
Birthdate: November 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States

American actor, Ethan Hawke, is an acclaimed artist and has had a successful career. His breakthrough role was of a school student in the 1989 film Dead Poets Society. Training Day, First Reformed, Boyhood, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight are some of his critically appreciated movies. He has also directed several films and acted in many stage productions.

 11 
Bridget Moynahan
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in the Police Drama Series 'Blue Bloods')
Bridget Moynahan
35
Birthdate: April 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Binghamton, New York, United States

Bridget Moynahan is an American actress known for playing important roles in popular movies like the John Wick film series and I, Robot. From being a tomboy who loved playing soccer, basketball, and lacrosse at school to becoming a famous model and then an actress, Bridget Moynahan has had quite an inspiring and interesting journey so far.

 12 
Jon Hamm
(Best Known for His Role of 'Don Draper' in TV Series 'Mad Men')
Jon Hamm
29
Birthdate: March 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Regarded as a sex symbol, Jon Hamm is known for his looks as much as for his acting skills. He has been named in lists like People magazine's Sexiest Men Alive and Salon.com's Sexiest Man Living. As far as his career is concerned, he has been an influential actor, having won awards like Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards.

 13 
Nathan Fillion
26
Birthdate: March 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada

Nathan Fillion is a Canadian-American actor who came into prominence after playing Malcolm Reynolds in the TV series Firefly. His popularity and style prompted public artist, Martin Firrell, to choose Fillion as his subject for two works of public art. Fillion is also credited with co-founding a non-profit organization, Kids Need to Read, along with author PJ Haarsma.

 14 
Paul Bettany
40
Birthdate: May 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England

Paul Bettany is the voice behind Marvel films' one of the most iconic characters - J.A.R.V.I.S., an artificial intelligence. He is also known for his acting roles in movies like A Knight's Tale and Creation. One of the most envied men in Hollywood, Paul Bettany is married to the beautiful actress, Jennifer Connelly.

 15 
Idina Menzel
(Actress and Singer Who is Known for Her Work in Musicals on the Broadway Stage)
Idina Menzel
69
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Actress and singer-songwriter Idina Menzel has been active in the entertainment industry for over 25 years. Beginning her career as a theater artist, she gradually moved to TV and films. As a singer, she has a mezzo-soprano vocal range. She is a feminist and LGTBQA+ activist who champions for equal rights for all.

 16 
Taraji P. Henson
72
Birthdate: September 11, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Taraji P. Henson is an American actress who became the first black woman to receive the Critics' Choice Television Award under the Best Actress in a Drama Series category for her portrayal of Cookie Lyon in the TV series Empire. Taraji P. Henson was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2016. 
 17 
Sean Astin
(Known for His Portrayal of Samwise Gamgee in the 'Lord of the Rings trilogy')
Sean Astin
21
Birthdate: February 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

Sean Astin became a widely recognized actor after portraying Samwise Gamgee in one of the most popular film trilogies of all time - The Lord of the Rings. The film series played such an important role in his life that Sean decided to get a tattoo of the word nine in the Tengwar script, commemorating his involvement in the series.

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Keegan-Michael Key
(Known for Co-Creating & Starring in the Comedy Central Sketch Series 'Key & Peele')
Keegan-Michael Key
29
Birthdate: March 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Southfield, Michigan, United States
Keegan-Michael Key is an American actor, producer, comedian, and writer. He is credited with co-creating Comedy Central's sketch comedy series Key & Peele for which he has received a couple of awards including a Primetime Emmy Award. He is also known for his philanthropic efforts; he has participated in the Young Storytellers Foundation's annual fundraiser.
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Christopher Nolan
(Film Director - Known for His Ambitious & Visually Impressive Films)
Christopher Nolan
54
Birthdate: July 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England

British-American writer and director, Christopher Nolan is known for his distinctive kind of films which are often intelligent, deep and nonlinear. He gained international recognition with Memento and further reached greater heights with big budget movies like The Dark Knight film series, Inception, Interstellar and Dunkirk. The multiple award winning director began shooting short films at the age of seven.

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Johnny Knoxville
(Stunt Performer & Actor Best Known as a Co-creator of the MTV Reality Stunt Show 'Jackass')
Johnny Knoxville
29
Birthdate: March 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Johnny Knoxville is an actor, filmmaker, and stunt performer. He is credited with owning and operating Dickhouse Productions, which produces films and documentaries. Johnny Knoxville is also credited with co-creating the popular MTV reality show Jackass

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Mary J. Blige
(Rapper, and Actress Known as "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul")
Mary J. Blige
67
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Mary J. Blige is a popular singer-songwriter and actress. Having sold 80 million records worldwide, she is one of the best-selling female artists of all time. Referred to as the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary is credited with influencing the fusion of R&B and hip hop. She often gets featured in lists like The 100 Greatest Women in Music.

 22 
Sarah Silverman
(Comedian, Actress, and Writer)
Sarah Silverman
74
Birthdate: December 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States

From hosting her comedy show The Sarah Silverman Program, to winning an Emmy and writing a best-selling autobiography, Sarah Silverman has done it all. The NYU drop-out started off as a writer for SNL. She has been an ardent Democratic supporter and often discusses controversial topics on her show.

 23 
Missy Elliott
(Rapper Known for Singles "Get Ur Freak On," "The Rain," and "Lose Control.")
Missy Elliott
32
Birthdate: July 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Four-time Grammy-winning rapper Missy Elliott, known for her chartbusting tracks such as Get Ur Freak On, was ranked fifth on Billboard’s 100 Greatest Music Video Artists of All Time list. She was initially part of the R&B group Sista and then collaborated with Timbaland in the collective Swing Mob
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Aisha Tyler
(Actress, TV Host)
Aisha Tyler
30
Birthdate: September 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Francisco

Aisha Tyler is credited with co-founding an all-female a cappella group called Dartmouth Rockapellas, which aimed at spreading social awareness through music. She later became a prominent actress, playing important roles in popular TV series like Criminal Minds and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Aisha Tyler is also an ardent advocate of the Black Lives Matter movement and LGBTQ rights.

 25 
Michael C. Hall
(Actor and Singer Best Known for His Role as ‘Dexter Morgan’ in the TV Series ‘Dexter’)
Michael C. Hall
21
Birthdate: February 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winner Michael C. Hall is best known as Dexter Morgan from Dexter. He also impressed audiences with his roles in the HBO series Six Feet Under and the film Kill Your Darlings. He has also performed on Broadway shows, narrated audiobooks, and sung for a band.
 26 
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
(Actor & Producer Known for His Role as ‘Jaime Lannister’ in the HBO Drama Series ‘Game of Thrones’)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
28
Birthdate: July 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rudkøbing, Denmark
After starring in films such as Black Hawk Down and Kingdom of Heaven, Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau amazed audiences with his iconic two-time Emmy-nominated role of Jaime Lannister in the series Game of Thrones. He first gained fame with the Danish film Nightwatch. He is also a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador.
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DMX
(Rapper)
DMX
39
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Regina Hall
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Brenda Meeks’ in ‘Scary Movie’ Film Series)
Regina Hall
39
Birthdate: December 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Regina Hall is best known as Brenda Meeks from the Scary Movie franchise and as Corretta Lipp from Ally McBeal. She appeared in the movies The Best Man and Think Like a Man and their respective sequels. She supports the Scleroderma Research Foundation and endorses Elizabeth Taylor's White Diamonds.
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Anthony Anderson
(Best Known for His Role in the Sitcom 'Black-Ish' and Series 'K-Ville' and 'Law & Order')
Anthony Anderson
11
Birthdate: August 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Anthony Anderson of All About the Andersons fame gained fame as Andre in Black-ish and as Bryan Brown in The Bernie Mac Show. He has also hosted To Tell the Truth and been a judge on Iron Chef America, apart from appearing in films such as The Departed and Transformers.
 30 
Denise Richards
(Actress & Television Personality Known for Her Films: 'Starship Troopers' & 'Bond Girl' in 'The World Is Not Enough')
Denise Richards
33
Birthdate: February 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Downers Grove, Illinois, United States

Denise Richards is an actress, television personality and a former fashion model. Some of her well known films are Starship Troopers, Wild Things, The World Is Not Enough and Love Actually. She’s also worked in many television sitcoms and has made it to top 50 and top 100 ‘Sexiest Women’ list of several magazines. She supports numerous charities.

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Erykah Badu
(Singer-Songwriter Know for Her Singles like "On & On," "Honey," and "The Healer.")
Erykah Badu
36
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

Widely regarded as the queen of neo-soul, Erykah Badu is an American singer-songwriter whose debut studio album Baduizm helped popularize neo-soul in the late-1990s. Thanks to her popularity, Erykah Badu serves as a subject for street art in several places, including Greater London, England. Also an actress, Badu has appeared in popular films, such as The Cider House Rules.

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Alan Tudyk
(Actor)
Alan Tudyk
14
Birthdate: March 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States

Alan Tudyk is best known as Hoban "Wash" Washburne from the film Serenity and the series Firefly. He has also appeared in the films DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, Knocked Up, and 3:10 to Yuma, has voiced characters in animated features such as Zootopia, the Ice Age movies, and Frozen.

 33 
Regina King
(Actress and Director Best Known for Her Film ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’)
Regina King
42
Birthdate: January 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Regina King was first noticed when she appeared in the series 227 and then gained fame with her role in Jerry Maguire. Her performance as Sharon Rivers in If Beale Street Could Talk won her both the Academy and the Golden Globe awards for Best Supporting Actress.

 34 
Amanda Holden
(Actress)
Amanda Holden
38
Birthdate: February 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Amanda Holden is an English actress, TV personality, author, and musician. Her autobiography book No Holding Back was ranked first on the Sunday Times bestseller list. Apart from being a media personality, Amanda Holden is also known for her charity work; in 2018, she posed as a mermaid underwater as part of a PETA awareness campaign against the SeaWorld.

 35 
Taye Diggs
(Actor)
Taye Diggs
22
Birthdate: January 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Taye Diggs is a popular American actor and singer. Such is his popularity that he is often mentioned in several TV series that has nothing to do with him. Video footage of him slipping off a chair became a popular internet meme, making him famous worldwide.

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Kurt Warner
(Former football quarterback)
Kurt Warner
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
Method Man
(Rapper And Member Of Hip Hop Collective 'Wu-Tang Clan')
Method Man
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hempstead, New York, United States

Method Man is part of the hip-hop duo Method Man & Redman and Wu-Tang Clan. His collaborative single with Mary J. Blige, I'll Be There for You, won a Grammy. He has also appeared on the show Method & Red, in HBO series such as Oz, and in several films.

 38 
Nia Long
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Boyz n the Hood’, ‘Love Jones’ and ‘The Best Man’)
Nia Long
16
Birthdate: October 30, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

American actress, Nia Long, was first noticed when she starred in the television series Guiding Light from 1991 to 1994. She is mainly known for her work on television series, such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Third Watch, Boston Legal and Empire. She has also acted in movies like Friday, Made in America, Boiler Room, Big Momma's House and The Best Man.

 39 
Kid Rock
(Singer-songwriter)
Kid Rock
68
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Romeo, Michigan, United States
Robert James Ritchie, better known as Kid Rock, started off as a DJ and rapper. His platinum-certified album Devil Without a Cause sold 14 million copies. A self-taught musician and instrumentalist, he loves collecting guns and is an ordained minister. His music blends country with hip hop, rock, and metal.
 40 
Vitali Klitschko
(Ukrainian Politician and Former Boxer)
Vitali Klitschko
33
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belovodskoe, Kyrgyzstan

Retired Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klitschko, who is now a politician and the current mayor of Kyiv, is also known for his 6’7” frame. He was once the World Boxing Council world heavyweight title winner and earned the nickname Dr. Ironfist. He also holds a PhD from the physical science department of Kyiv University.

 41 
Shawn Wayans
(Actor and Comedian)
Shawn Wayans
7
Birthdate: January 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Shawn Wayans is best known for writing and appearing in the sitcom The Wayans Bros., along with his brother Marlon. He appeared in various roles in the comedy series In Living Color, along with his brother and the show’s creator, Keenen, and was also part of the Scary Movie franchise. 
 42 
M Night Shyamalan
(American Filmmaker Known for His Contemporary Supernatural Plots and Twist Endings)
M Night Shyamalan
27
Birthdate: August 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mahé, Puducherry, India

M Night Shyamalan is a filmmaker who is known for making original films with twist endings and supernatural plots. Born in India to a doctor couple, he moved to USA with his parents when he was a baby. He was expected to pursue medicine like his parents, but he chose a different path and became a filmmaker, finding success in his chosen profession.  

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Alan Shearer
(One of the Best Strikers of His Generation and One of the Greatest Players in Premier League History)
Alan Shearer
40
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gosforth, England
Former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer has also worked as a BBC football pundit and a football manager. The Euro 1996 Golden Boot-winner has also represented Southampton and Blackburn Rovers, winning the 1994-1995 Premier League with the latter. With 260 goals, he became the Premier League’s leading goal-scorer.
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Mark Henry
(American Professional Wrestler, Former Powerlifter and Weightlifter)
Mark Henry
26
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Silsbee, Texas, United States

Mark Henry is an American powerlifter, strongman, Olympic weightlifter, and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearance in WWE, where he was often referred to as the world's strongest man. In 2018, he was made an inductee to the WWE Hall of Fame. A three-time USA National Weightlifting Champion, Henry holds several weightlifting records.

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Renee Elise Goldsberry
13
Birthdate: January 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States

Actress, singer, and songwriter, Renee Elise Goldsberry, is a popular figure in Broadway theater. She is best known for her role in the musical Hamilton, for which she won a Tony Award. She is also active in films and TV shows. As a singer and songwriter, she is the winner of one Grammy Award. 

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Giada De Laurentiis
(Chef and Host of 'Giada at Home')
Giada De Laurentiis
41
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Giada De Laurentiis is an Italian-American chef, restaurateur, television personality, and writer. She won the Gracie Award under the Best Television Host category for hosting Giada at Home. The founder of a catering business called GDL Foods, Giada De Laurentiis has been an influential figure in the American culinary business over the last few years.

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Benedict Wong
(Actor)
Benedict Wong
16
Birthdate: July 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Mädchen Amick
(Actress and Director Known for Her Role as ‘Shelly Johnson’ on the TV Series ‘Twin Peaks’)
Mädchen Amick
17
Birthdate: December 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sparks, Nevada, United States

Mädchen Amick is an American actress known for playing important roles in popular TV series like Twin Peaks and Witches of East End. Amick's portrayal of Shelly Johnson in Twin Peaks contributed immensely to the success of the series, which eventually attained a cult status; in 2018, a musician named Tobias paid homage to the series in her music video.

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Kevin Smith
(Filmmaker, Screenwriter)
Kevin Smith
25
Birthdate: August 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States

Filmmaker, actor, and comedian Kevin Smith first came to prominence in the mid-1990s with his low-budget comedy film Clerks. His unique style of comedy appealed to the audience, and he was able to establish himself in Hollywood within a few years. He also operates a website, an online blog, and a comic book store. 

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Alex Borstein
(Best Known for Voicing ‘Lois Griffin’ on the Animated Comedy TV Series ‘Family Guy’)
Alex Borstein
20
Birthdate: February 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Alexandrea Borstein is best known as the voice of Lois Griffin in Family Guy and as Susie Myerson from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, both of which fetched her Emmys. She also appeared on MADtv, both as a writer and a performer, and wrote for Casper and Pinky and the Brain.