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Jamie Lee Curtis
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: 'True Lies' and the 'Halloween' Series)
Jamie Lee Curtis
95
Birthdate: November 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

After making her film debut in the horror film, Halloween, James Lee Curtis went on to establish herself as a scream queen, appearing in a number of horror films. Curtis is also an author, having released several children's books, including books that have made The New York Times' best-seller list. She is also a well-known philanthropist.

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Shirley Temple
(Actress, 27th United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia)
Shirley Temple
58
Birthdate: April 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 10, 2014

After starting her film career at the age of three, Shirley Temple went on to become Hollywood's highest-grossing child actress from 1935 to 1938. She is the epitome of popular child stars who lose their charm as they grow up. Despite failing as an adult actress, she is ranked 18th in the greatest female screen legends of Classic Hollywood list.

 3 
Charles Robert Redford Jr.
(Actor, Director and the Founder of the ‘Sundance Film Festival’)
Charles Robert Redford Jr.
27
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 18, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo

Charles Robert Redford Jr. is a retired actor, activist, and director. He is credited with founding the Sundance Film Festival and was named in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2014. For his contributions to arts, Charles Robert Redford Jr. was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.

 4 
Sean Penn
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: 'Mystic River' and 'Milk')
Sean Penn
55
Birthdate: August 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo

Academy Award winner actor, Sean Penn, is known for his powerful and passionate performances. His work in Mystic River and Milk won him tremendous appreciation as an actor while Into the Wild and The Crossing Guard earned him positive review as a director. Sean Penn has also attracted media attention for his personal life, political views and humanitarian work.

 5 
Josh Brolin
31
Birthdate: February 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Mainly known for portraying villainous roles, Josh Brolin has worked with a number of big directors like Woody Allen, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino and Oliver Stone. No Country for Old Men, Milk, Gangster Squad, W and Deadpool 2 are some of his notable movies. The role of the warlord Thanos in the Avengers film series made him an international star.

 6 
Jack Black
(Actor, Lead Vocalist of the Comedy Rock Duo 'Tenacious D')
Jack Black
63
Birthdate: August 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo

American Actor, Jack Black is known for his comedic performances. His notable films include High Fidelity, Shallow Hal, School of Rock and Bernie. His voice acting in animated film series Kung Fu Panda and video game Brütal Legend have also earned him accolades. Additionally, he has co-founded Grammy Award winning rock band, Tenacious D and launched his You Tube channel.

 7 
Mariska Hargitay
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Olivia Benson' on the NBC Drama Series 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit')
Mariska Hargitay
42
Birthdate: January 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius

American actress Mariska Hargitay has earned wide acclaim and numerous awards for her work in the long running television series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Daughter of actress Jayne Mansfield, she made her debut with horror film, Ghoulies and appeared in numerous television shows like ER before bagging her big role. She has also established the Joyful Heart Foundation.

 8 
Tobey Maguire
(Best Known for Playing the Title Character from Sam Raimi's 'Spider-Man' Trilogy)
Tobey Maguire
77
Birthdate: June 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

Popular American actor, Tobey Maguire, gained fame playing the titular character in the Spider-Man film trilogy. The versatile actor began his career on television and later shifted to films. In between, he also struggled with alcohol issues. His other significant films include The Cider House Rules, Brothers and The Great Gatsby. Maguire has also produced numerous films including Pawn Sacrifice.

 9 
Christina Ricci
(American Actress Known for Playing Unusual Characters With a Dark Edge)
Christina Ricci
39
Birthdate: February 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Christina Ricci's name is synonymous with the character, Wednesday Addams,, thanks to her wonderful portrayal of the iconic character in the movie The Addams Family. She then became a teen icon before graduating to adult-oriented roles. Apart from being an actress, Christina Ricci also serves as the national spokesperson for a nonprofit anti-sexual assault organization called Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN).

 10 
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

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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Riley Keough
(Actress & Granddaughter of Elvis Presley)
Riley Keough
52
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini

An actress, model, and producer primarily known for appearing in independent films, Riley Keough is the grandchild of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. She started working as a teenager and took up a few modeling assignments. Making her film debut in the early 2010s, she was soon able to establish herself as a fine performer.

 12 
Cameron Monaghan
55
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo

Cameron Monaghan is an American actor whose transition from a child star to an adult actor was made successful by a TV series titled Shameless in which he played a gay bipolar teenager named Ian Gallagher. His performance in Shameless gained him international recognition and critical appreciation, after which he earned several important film and TV roles.

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Anjelica Huston
(Actress Known for her Performance in 'Prizzi's Honor' and Daughter of Director John Huston)
Anjelica Huston
18
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer

Born to actor-director John Huston and ballerina Enrica Soma, Anjelica Huston was no stranger to the world of entertainment as a child. Initially a model, she later became full-time actor and won an Academy Award for her role in Prizzi's Honor. She later became a regular in Wes Anderson’s films.

 14 
Robert Trujillo
(Bassist for American heavy metal band Metallica)
Robert Trujillo
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Randy Rhoads
(Guitarist, Musician, Classical guitarist)
Randy Rhoads
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 6, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 19, 1982
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Isabel May
(American Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Katie Cooper’ in the TV Series ‘Alexa & Katie’)
Isabel May
55
Birthdate: November 21, 2000
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Isabel May is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Katie Cooper in the TV series, Alexa & Katie. Interestingly, May did not have any acting experience prior to landing the main role in the series. Impressed with her performance in Alexa & Katie, the makers of Young Sheldon decided to cast her in the series.

 17 
Miguel Ferrer
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Bob Morton’ in the Film ‘RoboCop’)
Miguel Ferrer
11
Birthdate: February 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 19, 2017

Miguel Ferrer was an American actor who achieved popularity after portraying Bob Morton in the 1987 cyberpunk superhero film RoboCop. His popularity led him to be featured in a couple of music videos. After his death at the age of 61, Peter David named Spider-Man 2099's alter ego after Miguel Ferrer.

 18 
Tyler Posey
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Birthdate: October 18, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra

American actor and musician, Tyler Posey played an important role in the success of the MTV series Teen Wolf where he played Scott McCall from 2011 to 2017. Also a guitarist, Posey has contributed to bands, such as Disappearing Jamie, PVMNTS, and Five North. Posey has been open about his sexuality and serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ+ community.

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Dave Navarro
(Guitarist - Member of Rock Band 'Jane's Addiction')
Dave Navarro
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer

Dave Navarro is an American singer-songwriter, actor, and guitarist. Over the years, Dave Navarro has contributed immensely to the success of the popular band Jane's Addiction. Best known for his guitaring skills, Dave Navarro is often cited as alternative rock's first guitar hero. In July 2010, Epiphone Guitars released its Dave Navarro Artist Acoustic.

 20 
Kevin Love
(Basketball player)
Kevin Love
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Lily Aldridge
6
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Sara Gilbert
(Actress and Producer Known for Her Role as ‘Darlene Conner’ in the ABC Sitcom ‘Roseanne’)
Sara Gilbert
31
Birthdate: January 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Sara Gilbert is an American actress and filmmaker. She is credited with creating the popular CBS talk show The Talk. Since she is openly lesbian, Sara Gilbert serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community; she came out in July 2010 while preparing to launch The Talk.

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Big Sean
(Rapper and Record Producer)
Big Sean
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries

An American rapper and songwriter, Big Sean has worked with reputed record labels, such as Def Jam Recordings, GOOD Music, and Roc Nation. Known for living a luxurious life, he acquired an 11,000 square foot home in Beverly Hills for $8.7 million. Also known for his good fashion sense, he launched a clothing company called Aura Gold in 2013.

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Jeanie Buss
(President of the Basketball Team 'Los Angeles Lakers')
Jeanie Buss
9
Birthdate: September 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Daughter of real-estate magnate Jerry Buss, Jeanie Buss inherited part of the NBA team Los Angeles Lakers’s stakes from her father. Jeanie, who has previously managed a roller hockey and a tennis team, was named one of the Top 20 Most Influential Women in Sports by Sporting News in 2005.
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Lorna Luft
(Actresses)
Lorna Luft
15
Birthdate: November 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio

The daughter of legendary American actress Judy Garland, Lorna Luft followed in her mother's footsteps to become an actress and singer. A cancer survivor who was also diagnosed with a brain tumor, Lorna Luft fought through her health issues and has since been serving as an inspiration to those struggling with similar health problems.

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Patrick Schwarzenegger
(Actor, Model and Son of 'Arnold Schwarzenegger' and 'Maria Shriver')
Patrick Schwarzenegger
30
Birthdate: September 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Patrick Schwarzenegger, son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, is a promising model and actor. He is signed with LA Models. He was appreciated for his roles of Charlie Reed in Midnight Sun and Daniel in Daniel Isn't Real. He also appeared in the miniseries The Long Road Home
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Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
(American Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Lily Tucker-Pritchett’ on the TV Series ‘Modern Family’)
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
63
Birthdate: 2007
Sun Sign: Gemini

Aubrey Anderson-Emmons is an American actress known for portraying Lily Tucker-Pritchett in the television mockumentary family sitcom, Modern Family. Her role, which was praised for creating awareness about cultural diversity, earned her the Screen Actors Guild Award at the age of four, making her the youngest person ever to win the award. She is also known for her charity work.

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Navarone Garibaldi
(Musician and Frontman of the Band ‘Them Guns’)
Navarone Garibaldi
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Navarone Garibaldi is the lead singer and guitarist of the Los Angeles-based rock band Them Guns. He is the son of Italian director Marco Garibaldi and Priscilla Presley, and the half-brother of Lisa Marie Presley. Garibaldi owns a reptile collection. His music is inspired by the likes of Nirvana.
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Armie Hammer
(Actor)
Armie Hammer
95
Birthdate: August 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Shelley Fabares
(American Actress and Singer Known for Her Role as ‘Mary Stone’ on the Sitcom ‘The Donna Reed Show’)
Shelley Fabares
14
Birthdate: January 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Shelley Fabares is an American actress best known for playing Christine Armstrong in the popular television series, Coach, for which she received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Also known for her skills as a singer, Fabares recorded Lee Pockriss' and Lyn Duddy's song, Johnny Angel, in 1961, helping it reach the top position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

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Geraldine Chaplin
(Actress and Daughter of Charlie Chaplin)
Geraldine Chaplin
15
Birthdate: July 31, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Geraldine Chaplin, daughter of legendary comedian Charlie Chaplin, is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated role in Doctor Zhivago. She has also appeared on Broadway, in her father’s biopic, and in several Spanish and French films. She portrayed Wallis, Duchess of Windsor in the Netflix series The Crown.
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Frank Gifford
(American Football Player, Actor and TV Sports Commentator)
Frank Gifford
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 9, 2015
American football player Frank Gifford is remembered for his 12-year stint with the NFL team New York Giants. The NFL MVP-winning footballer was named to eight Pro Bowls. Following his retirement, he gained fame as a sportscaster on shows such as ABC's Monday Night Football and also won two Emmys.
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Amber Tamblyn
(Actress)
Amber Tamblyn
14
Birthdate: May 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 34 
Adam Goldberg
(Actor and Filmmaker Known for His Films: ‘Dazed and Confused’, ‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘A Beautiful Mind’, and ‘Zodiac’)
Adam Goldberg
14
Birthdate: October 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Adam Goldberg is an American actor, filmmaker, and musician. Over the years, he has contributed immensely to the success of several independent films, such as 2 Days in Paris. Also a guitarist and songwriter, Adam Goldberg is credited with forming a musical group called The Goldberg Sisters where he performs as the lead singer.

 35 
Alison Eastwood
(Known for Her Role as ‘Mandy Nicholls’ in the Film ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’)
Alison Eastwood
12
Birthdate: May 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini

Actress, director, and producer, Alison Eastwood, is the daughter of actor Clint Eastwood. Growing up in close proximity to Hollywood, she began getting acting offers at an early age. She took up a few projects as a child and decided to pursue acting professionally as a young woman. She also runs her own business and a non-profit animal welfare organization. 

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Ryan Hurst
(Actor)
Ryan Hurst
8
Birthdate: June 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 37 
Wolfgang Van Halen
(Bassist of the Rock Band ‘Van Halen’ and Son of Eddie Van Halen)
Wolfgang Van Halen
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces

The son of famous guitarist Eddie Van Halen, Wolfgang Van Halen is a musician and bassist. He is currently the youngest member of the popular rock band Van Halen, which was founded by his father. Over the years, Wolfgang Van Halen has contributed immensely to the success of his band.

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Lorenzo Lamas
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Lance Cumson’ in the TV Series ‘Falcon Crest’)
Lorenzo Lamas
15
Birthdate: January 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Lorenzo Lamas, son of actors Fernando Lamas and Arlene Dahl, is best known for his Golden Globe-nominated role of Lance Cumson in the soap Falcon Crest. He also played Reno Raines in Renegade and Hector Ramirez in The Bold and the Beautiful, and lent his voice to Phineas and Ferb
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Alexis Ren
(Model)
Alexis Ren
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: November 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Alexis Ren is a model and social media personality who achieved popularity at the age of 15 when her bikini-clad photos went viral on the internet. She then established herself in the modeling industry and launched a sportswear line called Ren Active. Also known for her dancing skills, Ren finished fourth after competing in Dancing with the Stars in 2018.

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Dominique Dunne
8
Birthdate: November 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 4, 1982
Dominique Dunne was best known for her portrayal of Dana Freeling in the 1982 cult horror movie Poltergeist. Dunne’s former boyfriend, John Thomas Sweeney, strangled her at her home in 1982. She slipped into a coma and died 5 days later. Dunne was filming for the miniseries V back then.
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John Densmore
(Musician)
John Densmore
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Lana Wood
(Actress and Producer Known for Her Roles in Films: ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ and ‘The Searchers’)
Lana Wood
9
Birthdate: March 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces

Lana Wood is an American actress known for playing Plenty O'Toole in the 1971 film Diamonds Are Forever and Sandy Webber in the popular TV series Peyton Place. The younger sister of popular actress Natalie Wood, Lana followed in the footsteps of her sister, initially appearing in films that starred Natalie until the 1960s when her own career took off.

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Kelly Curtis
(American Actress Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Magic Sticks’ and ‘The Devil's Daughter’)
Kelly Curtis
14
Birthdate: June 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Kelly Curtis, daughter of actors Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh, and sister of actor Jamie Lee Curtis,is best known as Carolyn Plummer from The Sentinel. Fans also loved her in Magic Sticks and The Devil's Daughter. She worked for the production crew of movies such as Freaky Friday.
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Dean Paul Martin
(Son of American Entertainer Dean Martin)
Dean Paul Martin
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 21, 1987

Dean Paul Martin made his way into pop singing at the age of thirteen when he joined the pop group Dino, Desi & Billy. He earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance in Players. He also became a successful tennis player and competed in junior competition at Wimbeldon. At the age of 16, he obtained his pilot's license.

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Sandra Lee
(Television chef, author known for her "Semi-Homemade" cooking concept)
Sandra Lee
10
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: July 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 46 
Martin Starr
(Actor and Comedian Known for His TV Series: ‘Freaks and Geeks’, ‘Party Down’, and ‘Silicon Valley’)
Martin Starr
3
Birthdate: July 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo

Martin Starr is an American actor known for playing important roles in television series, such as Freaks and Geeks, Party Down, and Silicon Valley. Apart from garnering attention for his skills as an actor, Martin Starr is also known for his comedy skills.

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Apollonia Kotero
(Actress, Singer)
Apollonia Kotero
10
Birthdate: August 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Tracy Nelson
(Actress who played a valley girl in Square Pegs)
Tracy Nelson
9
Birthdate: October 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Teena Marie
(Singer-songwriter, Record producer)
Teena Marie
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 26, 2010
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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Chris Long
(American football player)
Chris Long
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)