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Most famous actor born the same year as you

It can be shocking when you learn that a celebrity is either much older or much younger than you expected. Famous people notoriously look younger than their actual ages, and the nature of the entertainment industry is such that its frequenters often feel ageless. Classic movies and television shows transcend time and have the uncanny ability to transport their viewers through a variety of eras, cultural moments, and, of course, styles. But it’s also intriguing when actors are exactly your own age—and grew up with the same popular culture you enjoyed.

Have you ever wondered what actors share your birth year? To find out, Stacker organized a list of celebrities’ ages by looking at the top 10 actors for each year using IMDb’s STARmeter, and combining that with the most monthly Wikipedia page views for November 2017 through December 2018. This gallery begins with 1918, when William Holden of "The Wild Bunch" came into the world, and concludes in 2006 with Jacob Tremblay of "Before I Wake" fame. Hard as it is to believe, “Home Alone” child actor Macaulay Culkin is now 38 years old—and the late Marlon Brando was born 95 years ago.

Keep reading for more surprises, and to see which famous actor has the same birth year as you.

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1918: William Holden

- Birthday: April 17, 1918 (Died: Nov. 12, 1981)
- Notable work: "Stalag 17," "Sunset Boulevard," "Network," "The Wild Bunch"
- Acting credits: 76
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,003,009

William Holden is one of the rare Golden Age of Hollywood actors who also appeared on TV, even winning a Primetime Emmy award for Best Actor in "The Blue Knight." But Holden is most famous for being a silver screen star with epic performances in "Sunset Boulevard" and “Network,” which earned him Oscar nominations. He won Best Actor at the Academy Awards in 1954 for “Stalag 17.”

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1919: Donald Pleasence

- Birthday: Oct. 5, 1919 (Died: Feb. 2 1995)
- Notable work: "Halloween II," "Halloween," "The Great Escape," "Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers"
- Acting credits: 234
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 656,997

Donald Pleasence was such a prolific actor that he garnered 234 credits over his 50-year career. Pleasence is well known by horror fans for his recurring role as Sam Loomis in the "Halloween" franchise. But earlier in his career he also played the Bond villain Blofeld in “You Only Live Twice.”

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1920: Mickey Rooney

- Birthday: Sept. 23, 1920 (Died: April 6, 2014)
- Notable work: "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Babes in Arms," "Night at the Museum"
- Acting credits: 336
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,226,510

Mickey Rooney had one of the longest careers in the history of cinema, with 336 acting credits. Rooney has two Oscars, two Golden Globes, a Primetime Emmy, and countless other awards. His most famous roles include the (now problematic) Mr. Yunioshi in "Breakfast at Tiffany's," the lead in the original “Night at the Museum,” and Dingbell in “It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World.”

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1921: Charles Bronson

- Birthday: Nov. 3, 1921 (Died: Aug. 30, 2003)
- Notable work: "Once Upon a Time in the West," "Death Wish," "The Great Escape," "The Magnificent Seven"
- Acting credits: 163
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,337,526

Charles Bronson’s long and storied career included numerous turns as a vigilante, tough guy, or Wild West cowboy out for revenge. His role as Paul Kersey in “Death Wish” spawned four sequels alone. Bronson also starred in all-time great movies like “The Great Escape,” “The Magnificent Seven,” and “Once Upon a Time in the West.”

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1922: Christopher Lee

- Birthday: May 27, 1922 (Died: June 7, 2015)
- Notable work: "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones," "The Wicker Man," "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers," "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring"
- Acting credits: 280
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,482,243

Born in London, Sir Christopher Lee was an actor with immense gravitas who had a late-in-life acting resurgence. That resurgence included “Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones” and “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. Earlier roles include classics as the villain in the James Bond film “The Man with the Golden Gun,” and “The Wicker Man” in 1973. Lee was knighted in 2009 by Prince Charles.

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1923: Richard Attenborough

- Birthday: Aug. 29, 1923 (Died: Aug. 24, 2014)
- Notable work: "Jurassic Park," "Gandhi," "The Great Escape," "Miracle on 34th Street"
- Acting credits: 79
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,455,677

Richard Attenborough was an actor, director, and producer who won an Academy Award for producing and directing “Gandhi” in 1982. Born in Cambridge, England, Attenborough is the older brother of famed naturalist Sir David Attenborough, and is also known for his famous roles in “Jurassic Park,” “The Great Escape,” and as Kris Kringle in “Miracle on 34th Street.”

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1924: Marlon Brando

- Birthday: April 3, 1924 (Died: July 1, 2004)
- Notable work: "Apocalypse Now," "The Godfather," "Last Tango in Paris," "On the Waterfront"
- Acting credits: 46
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,599,614

Widely considered one of the greatest American actors, Marlon Brando was an eccentric artist whose work spanned the stage and screen. Brando starred in “A Streetcar Named Desire” on Broadway in 1947. He reprised the role on the silver screen and was nominated for an Oscar. Brando won the Oscar for Best Actor for “On the Waterfront,” and again for “The Godfather.” His other films include “Apocalypse Now," “Last Tango in Paris," and “Julius Caesar."  

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1925: Dick Van Dyke

- Birthday: Dec. 13, 1925
- Notable work: "Mary Poppins," "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "Night at the Museum"
- Acting credits: 80
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,369,650

Dick Van Dyke is a Tony-, Grammy-, and Emmy-award winning performer, whose career has lasted more than 50 years and is still going. Van Dyke first achieved fame in the eponymous “The Dick Van Dyke Show” for which he won multiple Primetime Emmys. He went on to star in “Bye Bye Birdie,” and smash hits “Mary Poppins” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang."

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1926: Mel Brooks

- Birthday: June 28, 1926
- Notable work: "Spaceballs," "History of the World: Part I," "The Producers," "Blazing Saddles"
- Acting credits: 56
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,833,925

A member of the exclusive EGOT club (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony), Mel Brooks, born Melvin Kaminsky, is a legendary comedian, actor, writer, and director. Best known for creating “The Producers,” which won an Oscar on the big screen and a Tony on stage, Brooks has been making people laugh since the 1940s. Other classic comedies by the filmmaker include “Spaceballs," “History of the World: Part I," “Young Frankenstein," and “Blazing Saddles."

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1927: Roger Moore

- Birthday: Oct. 14, 1927 (Died: May 23, 2017)
- Notable work: "The Spy Who Loved Me," "Moonraker," "Live and Let Die," "Octopussy"
- Acting credits: 95
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,673,033

British actor Roger Moore is best known for his turn as James Bond. He starred in seven installments, including “The Spy Who Loved Me," “Octopussy," and “Live and Let Die." Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003, Moore had a famously storied career that earned him 95 acting credits over 70 years.

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1928: James Garner

- Birthday: April 7, 1928 (Died: July 19, 2014)
- Notable work: "The Notebook," "The Great Escape," "The Rockford Files," "Space Cowboys"
- Acting credits: 98
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,265,721

Born James Scott Bumgarner, James Garner was best known as "Maverick" from the hit 1950s TV series, though it was “The Rockford Files” that earned him a Primetime Emmy. While playing a cowboy was his bread and butter, Garner’s career included other big hits like “The Great Escape," “The Notebook," and “Space Cowboys." 

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1929: Christopher Plummer

- Birthday: Dec. 13, 1929
- Notable work: "Beginners," "The Insider," "All the Money in the World," "Remember"
- Acting credits: 214
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,541,158

Christopher Plummer was born in Toronto, Canada, and started acting in 1953. With 214 acting credits to his name, Plummer is best known for his role as Georg von Trapp in “The Sound of Music." But it was “Beginners” that earned him an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Plummer is also famous for hits like “The Insider,” most recently portraying J. Paul Getty in “All the Money in the World." That makes him the oldest Oscar nominee in history.

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1930: Clint Eastwood

- Birthday: May 31, 1930
- Notable work: "Million Dollar Baby," "Gran Torino," "Unforgiven," "The Bridges of Madison County"
- Acting credits: 72
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 5,727,338

Actor, writer, and director Clint Eastwood was the king of the Spaghetti Western and achieved his first fame in the TV series “Rawhide." Eastwood is also an accomplished composer, writing the scores for  “Million Dollar Baby” and “Flags of our Fathers.” On the awards front, Eastwood won Oscars for "Unforgiven" and "Million Dollar Baby," and a Golden Globe for “Bird."

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1931: William Shatner

- Birthday: March 22, 1931
- Notable work: "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier," "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan," "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock," "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home"
- Acting credits: 238
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,376,171

William Shatner was born in Canada, and will forever be remembered for his run as Capt. James T. Kirk in the "Star Trek" franchise. Being a sci-fi actor didn’t earn him any awards—those came later as he earned a Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy for his role on “Boston Legal,” and Primetime Emmy for Best Guest Actor on “The Practice."

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1932: Omar Sharif

- Birthday: April 10, 1932 (Died: July 10, 2015)
- Notable work: "Lawrence of Arabia," "Doctor Zhivago," "Monsieur Ibrahim," "The 13th Warrior"
- Acting credits: 118
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,415,967

Born Michel Dimitri Chalhoub in Egypt, Omar Sharif is most famous for starring in "Lawrence of Arabia." Among his 118 acting credits are other gems like “Doctor Zhivago," “Funny Girl," and “Monsieur Ibrahim." Sharif never won an Oscar, though he was nominated for “Arabia,” and he did win two Golden Globes.

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1933: Michael Caine

- Birthday: March 14, 1933
- Notable work: "The Quiet American," "The Dark Knight," "The Prestige," "The Cider House Rules"
- Acting credits: 170
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,052,228

Younger fans will recognize Sir Michael Caine as Bruce Wayne’s butler in “The Dark Knight.” Caine’s career, however, has been running full-steam for nearly 60 years. In his heyday, Caine was a leading man in classic flicks like the original "Alfie," “The Italian Job," and “Get Carter." Caine is also a two-time Oscar winner for roles in “Hannah and her Sisters” and “The Cider House Rules." Caine was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000.

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1934: Alan Arkin

- Birthday: March 26, 1934
- Notable work: "Argo," "Little Miss Sunshine," "Glengarry Glen Ross," "Edward Scissorhands"
- Acting credits: 109
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 764,316

Alan Arkin has been making audiences laugh and cry since the 1960s with a filmography most actors could only dream of. Early in his career, he scored leading roles in films like “Catch-22” and “Escape from Sobibor." He’s played memorable roles in notable films like “Edward Scissorhands,” “Glengarry Glen Ross,” “Argo,” and “Little Miss Sunshine,” for which he won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

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1935: Woody Allen

- Birthday: Dec. 1, 1935
- Notable work: Manhattan, Annie Hall, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Hannah and Her Sisters
- Acting credits: 48
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,215,379

Born Allan Stewart Konigsberg, Woody Allen started his career as a standup comedian and TV writer. His career exploded with "Annie Hall" in 1978, for which he won the Academy Award for directing and writing. Since that iconic moment, he's gone on to win Oscars for "Hannah and Her Sisters" and "Midnight in Paris," while garnering countless nominations for other films along the way. Allen's legacy is mixed, but he’s nevertheless garnered a devoted following around the world. They're even opening a Woody Allen museum in Barcelona.

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1936: Burt Reynolds

- Birthday: Feb. 11, 1936 (Died: Sept. 6, 2018)
- Notable work: "Boogie Nights," "Striptease," "Smokey and the Bandit," "Deliverance"
- Acting credits: 186
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 7,437,728

In his prime, Burt Reynolds wasn’t just America’s biggest heartthrob: He was box office gold for nearly a decade. Reynolds never won an Oscar, but he did win two Golden Globes for "Boogie Nights" and "Evening Shade." Reynolds will always be remembered for his charming smile, bushy mustache, and gripping and delightful performances in movies like “Deliverance” and “Smokey and the Bandit."

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1937: Morgan Freeman

- Birthday: June 1, 1937
- Notable work: "Se7en," "Invictus," "Driving Miss Daisy," "Million Dollar Baby"
- Acting credits: 123
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,754,578

Industry veteran Morgan Freeman's acting abilities and vocal talent have led to a 50-year career with 123 acting credits to his name. Freeman has won Oscars ("Million Dollar Baby"), Golden Globes (“Driving Miss Daisy)," and countless others. Some of Freeman’s most memorable work can be seen in the prison drama "The Shawshank Redemption," civil war film “Glory," and the mind-bending thriller “Se7en."

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1938: Jon Voight

- Birthday: Dec. 29, 1938
- Notable work: "Anaconda," "Midnight Cowboy," "Deliverance," "Transformers"
- Acting credits: 98
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,721,469

Jon Voight isn’t just Angelina Jolie’s father—he was once Hollywood's hottest leading man. Voight starred in a run of successful films including “Midnight Cowboy” (Golden Globe winner), “Deliverance," and “Coming Home” (Oscar winner). Later in life, he appeared in “National Treasure," “Transformers," and “Mission: Impossible."

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1939: Ian McKellen

- Birthday: May 25, 1939
- Notable work: "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," "Gods and Monsters," "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers"
- Acting credits: 117
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,936,755

Sir Ian McKellen, born in England, was knighted in 1991. McKellen is a fan favorite across multiple generations, as he’s proven his chops on the stage and big screen. McKellen won a Tony award for his stage performance in “Amadeus” and a Golden Globe for "Rasputin." McKellen will forever be remembered as bearded wizard Gandalf in “The Lord of the Rings” franchise, and as anti-hero Magneto in the “X-Men” films.

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1940: Al Pacino

- Birthday: April 25, 1940
- Notable work: "Serpico," "The Godfather," "Dog Day Afternoon," "Dick Tracy"
- Acting credits: 59
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,660,811

Arguably one of the greatest actors in history, Al Pacino has been delivering award-winning performances on stage and screen for more than 50 years. His most memorable film roles are “The Godfather," “Serpico," “Scarface," and “Scent of a Woman” (for which he won the Oscar for Best Actor), but he’s also well-regarded for stage work. He won Tony Awards for “Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie” and “The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel."

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1941: Hayao Miyazaki

- Birthday: Jan. 5, 1941
- Notable work: "Spirited Away," "My Neighbor Totoro," "Howl's Moving Castle," "Princess Mononoke"
- Acting credits: 3
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,283,757

Easily one of Japan’s (and perhaps the world’s) greatest animation directors, Hayao Miyazaki, born in Tokyo, has been creating unforgettable tales on screen since the 1970s. Miyazaki was first recognized outside of Japan for the inimitable “Princess Mononoke," only to follow it up the next year with “Spirited Away." Miyazaki has two Oscars to his name: one an honorary award, and the other for “Spirited Away,” which took home Best Animated Feature.

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1942: Harrison Ford

- Birthday: July 13, 1942
- Notable work: "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Witness," "Air Force One," "The Fugitive"
- Acting credits: 80
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,629,822

One of the highest-grossing actors of all time, Harrison Ford has been an American action star and dramatic award-winner since the 1960s. He’s best known for his roles as Han Solo in the "Star Wars" franchise, Indiana Jones in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (and sequels), and as Jack Ryan in “Patriot Games." Ford has also turned in unforgettable performances in classics like “Witness," “The Fugitive," “Blade Runner," and “Air Force One."

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1943: Robert De Niro

- Birthday: Aug. 17, 1943
- Notable work: "Raging Bull," "Cape Fear," "Taxi Driver," "Mean Streets"
- Acting credits: 116
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,916,960

Widely considered one of the greatest American actors of all time, Robert De Niro, born in New York City, has been crushing film roles since the 1970s. Also one of the most awarded actors, De Niro won Oscars for “Raging Bull” and “The Godfather." De Niro’s movies have been wowing audiences for years, including dramatic roles in “Cape Fear," “Taxi Driver," and “Mean Streets," as well as comedies like “Meet the Parents," “Analyze This," and “Dirty Grandpa."  

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1944: Sam Elliott

- Birthday: Aug. 9, 1944
- Notable work: "Road House," "The Big Lebowski," "We Were Soldiers," "Ghost Rider"
- Acting credits: 99
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,221,201

Sam Elliott’s raspy voice and bushy mustache have helped made him iconic, but it’s his acting performances that will last a lifetime. His first film role was in “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," and he became famous after appearing in classics like “Road House," “The Big Lebowski," “Tombstone," and “We Were Soldiers." Most recently, Elliott has received praise for his supporting role in the remake of “A Star is Born."

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1945: Tom Selleck

- Birthday: Jan. 29, 1945
- Notable work: "Blue Bloods," "Magnum, P.I.," "In & Out," "3 Men and a Baby"
- Acting credits: 83
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,052,890

Tom Selleck’s famous mustache rose to prominence in the TV series “Magnum, P.I." After “Magnum” made him a star (he won a Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy), Selleck went on to other leading roles in TV and film like “3 Men and a Baby," “Blue Bloods," and groundbreaking LGBTQ comedy “In & Out.”

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1946: Sylvester Stallone

- Birthday: July 6, 1946
- Notable work: "Rocky," "Rocky IV," "Creed," "Rocky III"
- Acting credits: 83
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 8,877,928

Sylvester Stallone is one of the biggest action stars of all time, and will forever be remembered for his iconic role as Rocky Balboa in the Oscar-award-winning film “Rocky” (and its sequels). Born in New York, Stallone’s bulging muscles can also be seen in classic action flicks like “First Blood” (and subsequent “Rambo” movies), “Cliffhanger," “Demolition Man," and “The Expendables."

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1947: Arnold Schwarzenegger

- Birthday: July 30, 1947
- Notable work: "Predator," "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," "True Lies," "The Running Man"
- Acting credits: 71
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 5,962,336

Born in Austria, Arnold Schwarzenegger burst onto the scene as a Mr. Universe winner in 1967. A stream of action-packed flicks ensued, with classics like “Conan the Barbarian," “The Terminator," “The Running Man," “Predator,” “Total Recall,” and “True Lies." Schwarzenegger is also no stranger to comedies, starring in big hits like “Twins" and “Kindergarten Cop." Schwarzenegger is also the former governor of California, sometimes referred to as “The Governator.”

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1948: Samuel L. Jackson

- Birthday: Dec. 21, 1948
- Notable work: "Pulp Fiction," "The Hateful Eight," "Snakes on a Plane," "Jackie Brown"
- Acting credits: 182
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,888,073

Samuel L. Jackson is referred to as one of the the hardest-working men in Hollywood. Jackson has starred in comedies, dramas, action movies, and kid flicks. His 182 (and counting) acting credits include “Pulp Fiction," “A Time to Kill," “Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace," “Shaft," “The Incredibles," “Snakes on a Plane," and much, much more.  

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1949: Richard Gere

- Birthday: Aug. 31, 1949
- Notable work: "Chicago," "Pretty Woman," "Shall We Dance," "The Jackal"
- Acting credits: 59
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,407,133

Richard Gere is an American actor who has at times been a sex symbol, heartthrob, and serious leading man. He first made hearts flutter with roles in “American Gigolo” and “An Officer and a Gentleman," but it was starring opposite Julia Roberts in “Pretty Woman” that made him universally desirable. Good looks aside, Gere is also an award-winner, as he took home the Golden Globe for Best Actor for “Chicago."

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1950: Bill Murray

- Birthday: Sept. 21, 1950
- Notable work: "Lost in Translation," "Rushmore," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Zombieland"
- Acting credits: 87
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,207,036

In a career that has spanned more than four decades, Bill Murray is widely regarded as one of the funniest, quirkiest, and most lovable actors around (see: "Ghostbusters," "Caddyshack," "What About Bob," and "Groundhog Day"). Murray's first claim to fame was on "Saturday Night Live," which earned him an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in 1977. As his career progressed, Murray started taking on less satirical work to focus on more serious fare. He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in 2004 indie hit "Lost in Translation"—he was also nominated for an Oscar for the same role—in addition to winning a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for "Olive Kitteridge."

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1951: Robin Williams

- Birthday: July 21, 1951 (Died: Aug. 11, 2014)
- Notable work: "Mrs. Doubtfire," "Good Morning," "Vietnam," "Good Will Hunting," "One Hour Photo"
- Acting credits: 108
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 5,293,259

Robin Williams was well known as one of the funniest people in the world, but he was also an accomplished dramatic actor. Williams had a long stand-up comedy career to go along with notable TV and film roles. Williams won an Oscar for “Good Will Hunting” in addition to Golden Globes for “Mrs. Doubtfire," “Aladdin," “The Fisher King," “Good Morning, Vietnam," and “Mork & Mindy."

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1952: Patrick Swayze

- Birthday: Aug. 18, 1952 (Died: Sept. 14, 2009)
- Notable work: "Dirty Dancing," "Road House," "Point Break," "Ghost"
- Acting credits: 51
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,943,674

Patrick Swayze was an American heartthrob who won over hearts and minds in a series of popular films. He first hit the big screen as the overprotective older brother in “The Outsiders," but true stardom came as the love interest in the smash hit “Dirty Dancing." Major roles followed as Swayze captured the screen in the romantic drama “Ghost” and then in thrill-ride flicks like “Point Break” and “Road House."

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1953: Pierce Brosnan

- Birthday: May 16, 1953
- Notable work: "The World Is Not Enough," "Mamma Mia!," "Tomorrow Never Dies," "GoldenEye"
- Acting credits: 85
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,222,461

Irish-born actor Pierce Brosnan's striking good looks have been making people swoon for decades. Brosnan’s introduction to fame came from TV series “Remington Steele," but his celebrity truly took off when he was cast as James Bond in “GoldenEye” (and three successive “Bond” films). Beyond Bond, Brosnan has a series of hit roles in “The Thomas Crown Affair," “The Matador,” and box-office juggernaut, “Mamma Mia!”

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1954: Jackie Chan

- Birthday: April 7, 1954
- Notable work: "Jackie Chan's Who Am I?," "Rush Hour," "Rush Hour 2," "Shanghai Noon"
- Acting credits: 140
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 4,258,221

Born Chan Kong-sang in Hong Kong, Jackie Chan is a martial-arts superstar with 140 acting credits. While he’s been an international star since the late 1970s, his American crossover happened in action-comedies like “Rumble in the Bronx," “Rush Hour," and “Shanghai Noon." Chan got his start as a stuntman for Bruce Lee, and he’s carried that skill to each of his films, famously performing his own stunts.

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1955: Rowan Atkinson

- Birthday: Jan. 6, 1955
- Notable work: "Johnny English," "The Lion King," "Bean," "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
- Acting credits: 70
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 5,630,791

British comedian Rowan Atkinson has been making audiences laugh since the 1980s. He’s best known for his lovable character Mr. Bean, but has parlayed that role’s success into movies like “Johnny English," “The Lion King," and “Four Weddings and a Funeral."

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1956: Tom Hanks

- Birthday: July 9, 1956
- Notable work: "Cast Away," "Forrest Gump," "Saving Private Ryan," "Big"
- Acting credits: 88
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 4,802,675

Everyman star Tom Hanks probably has one of the highest universal likability ratings of any actor alive. His versatile career has spanned from TV comedies (“Bosom Buddies”) to film comedies (“Splash” and “Big”) to romantic comedies (“Sleepless in Seattle”) to award-winning dramas (“Philadelphia," “Saving Private Ryan," Catch Me If You Can," “Forrest Gump," and “Castaway”). Hanks has won two Oscars, four Golden Globes, six Primetime Emmys, and many other awards.

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1957: Daniel Day-Lewis

- Birthday: April 29, 1957
- Notable work: "There Will Be Blood," "The Last of the Mohicans," "Gangs of New York," "Lincoln"
- Acting credits: 29
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,540,128

Known for his intense dedication to method acting, Daniel Day-Lewis was born in England. Day-Lewis won his first Oscar for “My Left Foot” in 1990. He’s since gone on to win two additional Oscars for “There Will Be Blood” and “Lincoln." Nearly every performance he delivers is award-worthy, from “Gangs of New York” and “Last of the Mohicans” to “The Crucible” and most recently, “Phantom Thread,” which he was nominated for, but didn’t win.

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1958: Gary Oldman

- Birthday: March 21, 1958
- Notable work: "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," "Darkest Hour," "The Dark Knight," "Bram Stoker's Dracula"
- Acting credits: 97
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 4,857,554

Largely seen as a character actor throughout most of his career, Gary Oldman achieved the ultimate in leading man status with an Academy Award for Best Actor in the “Darkest Hour." Oldman has been acting since the early 1980s, delivering remarkable performances in movies like “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," “Bram Stoker’s Dracula," and “The Dark Knight."

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1959: Kevin Spacey

- Birthday: July 26, 1959
- Notable work: "The Usual Suspects," "L.A. Confidential," "American Beauty," "Se7en"
- Acting credits: 84
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 5,869,304

Before his recent scandals, Kevin Spacey was known as one of the best actors in Hollywood. Spacey’s long career includes Oscar-winning performances in “The Usual Suspects” and “American Beauty," a Golden Globe for “House of Cards,” and multiple nominations across all award categories. Spacey has also had leading roles in classic films like “L.A. Confidential," “Glengarry Glen Ross," and as Lex Luthor in “Superman Returns."

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1960: Kenneth Branagh

- Birthday: Dec. 10, 1960
- Notable work: "Henry V," "Hamlet," "Much Ado About Nothing," "Murder on the Orient Express"
- Acting credits: 67
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,473,628

Sir Kenneth Branagh is a British actor, writer, and director, who is often credited with bringing William Shakespeare’s work to the big screen. He directed and starred in “Henry V," “Hamlet," “Much Ado About Nothing," and “Macbeth,” and was nominated for multiple Oscars and Golden Globes. More recently, Branagh starred in “Murder on the Orient Express," playing investigator Hercule Poirot.

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1961: George Clooney

- Birthday: May 6, 1961
- Notable work: "Michael Clayton," "Up in the Air," "The Ides of March," "Syriana"
- Acting credits: 86
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,914,812

An actor and activist George Clooney was born into a family of well-known creatives. His father was journalist Nick Clooney and his aunt was singer Rosemary Clooney. After guest-starring in classic '80s TV shows (“Facts of Life” and “Roseanne”), Clooney got his big break on NBC series “ER,” which catapulted him into superstardom. Leading roles quickly followed with hits like “Michael Clayton," “Ocean’s 11," “Up in the Air," and “Syriana."

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1962: Tom Cruise

- Birthday: July 3, 1962
- Notable work: "Top Gun," "The Last Samurai," "Minority Report," "Jerry Maguire"
- Acting credits: 46
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 8,373,023

Tom Cruise has been deemed the ultimate nice guy while also being considered one of the biggest stars of all time. He’s played iconic roles in “Top Gun," “Cocktail," and “A Few Good Men." He does all his own stunt work as Ethan Hunt in the “Mission Impossible” franchise. Though Cruise has never won an Oscar, he’s earned three Golden Globes for “Born on the Fourth of July," “Jerry Maguire," and “Magnolia."

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1963: Johnny Depp

- Birthday: June 9, 1963
- Notable work: "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street," "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"
- Acting credits: 91
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 5,649,636

Before he was Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean,” Johnny Depp debuted in horror classic “Nightmare on Elm Street." He’s since amassed a list of 91 acting credits, including “Edward Scissorhands” and the remake of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” with frequent collaborator Tim Burton.

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1964: Keanu Reeves

- Birthday: Sept. 2, 1964
- Notable work: "The Matrix," "Speed," "Point Break," "The Matrix Reloaded"
- Acting credits: 96
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 6,903,878

Keanu Reeves became a household name when “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” was released in 1989. Reeves parlayed the success into becoming a bonafide action star with roles in “Point Break," “Speed," “The Matrix," and “John Wick." He performed in alt-rock band Dogstar until the early 2000s, and book publisher can be now added to his resume as well.

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1965: Robert Downey Jr.

- Birthday: April 4, 1965
- Notable work: "Iron Man," "Sherlock Holmes," "Iron Man 3," "The Avengers"
- Acting credits: 91
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 5,126,917

Robert Downey Jr. has had a career spanning over four decades. Downey made a name for himself in a slew of '80s classics like “Less Than Zero” and “Weird Science” before falling prey to substance abuse. In the early 2000s, he made a comeback on TV series “Ally McBeal” before becoming “Iron Man” in 2008.

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1966: Adam Sandler

- Birthday: Sept. 9, 1966
- Notable work: "The Waterboy," "Little Nicky," "The Wedding Singer," "Big Daddy"
- Acting credits: 74
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,552,888

Funnyman Adam Sandler first achieved notoriety for his tenure on “Saturday Night Live” in the early 1990s. Since then, he’s become one of the biggest box-office draws of all time, with strings of comedic hits. Movies like “The Waterboy," “Big Daddy," “Anger Management," “Grown Ups," and many others made more than $100 million each in theaters. Sandler continues to make movies and perform stand-up comedy after inking a monster deal with streaming platform Netflix.

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1967: Vin Diesel

- Birthday: July 18, 1967
- Notable work: "Guardians of the Galaxy," "The Fast and the Furious," "Furious 7," "xXx"
- Acting credits: 47
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,611,041

Vin Diesel, born Mark Sinclair, worked as a bouncer in NYC before moving to L.A. to become an actor. Unable to find work, he created his own projects, which led to Steven Spielberg casting him in “Saving Private Ryan." Diesel gradually became an action star, and has been a part of “The Fast and The Furious” franchise since the first film’s release in 2001.

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1968: Josh Brolin

- Birthday: Feb. 12, 1968
- Notable work: "No Country for Old Men," "Inherent Vice," "Milk," "W."
- Acting credits: 70
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 6,972,834

Son of actor James Brolin, Josh Brolin, has been in the spotlight since his first role in 1985 classic, “The Goonies." He’s recently starred opposite Ryan Reynolds in “Deadpool 2,” Benicio Del Toro in “Sicario,” and Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., and Scarlett Johansson in “Avengers: Infinity War.”

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1969: Matthew McConaughey

- Birthday: Nov. 4, 1969
- Notable work: "Dallas Buyers Club," "Magic Mike," "Killer Joe," "Mud"
- Acting credits: 68
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,617,590

Matthew McConaughey may be most recognizable as Wooderson from “Dazed and Confused” or Ron Woodroof from “Dallas Buyers Club” for which he won an Oscar. Born in Texas, McConaughey moved back to Austin to live closer to his mother, with wife Camila Alves and their three kids.

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1970: Matt Damon

- Birthday: Oct. 8, 1970
- Notable work: "Good Will Hunting," "The Martian," "The Departed," "The Talented Mr. Ripley"
- Acting credits: 81
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,368,568

Matt Damon has been in show business since he was 18. He won an Oscar for his first stab at writing and acting in “Good Will Hunting.” Since making his film debut in “Mystic Pizza,” Damon has gone on to star in “The Martian," “The Departed," and “The Bourne Identity” franchise.

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1971: Mark Wahlberg

- Birthday: June 5, 1971
- Notable work: "The Departed," "Boogie Nights," "The Fighter," "Ted"
- Acting credits: 65
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 5,172,724

Boston-born and bred, Mark Wahlberg worked as a Calvin Klein model and a singer (Marky Mark) before transitioning to acting in 1994’s “Renaissance Man." Wahlberg is one of 11 children, has four children of his own, and currently owns the burger chain Wahlburgers with his brothers. His biggest films include “The Departed," “Boogie Nights," “The Fighter," and “Ted."

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1972: Dwayne Johnson

- Birthday: May 2, 1972
- Notable work: "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island," "Moana," "G.I. Joe: Retaliation"
- Acting credits: 102
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 11,102,477

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson started his career as a wrestler with the WWE before turning in his belt to act full-time. From “The Scorpion King” to “Moana” to joining “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, Johnson has become a bonafide superstar and the highest-paid actor on Forbes’ Top 100 list in 2018.

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1973: Paul Walker

- Birthday: Sept. 12, 1973 (Died: Nov. 30, 2013)
- Notable work: "The Fast and the Furious," "Furious 7," "Running Scared," "Fast & Furious"
- Acting credits: 42
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,237,027

Paul Walker spent his 20s playing a heartthrob in “Varsity Blues," “Pleasantville," and “She’s All That." He then found success as Brian O’Conner in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise. Walker lost his life in a car crash in California at the age of 40.

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1974: Leonardo DiCaprio

- Birthday: Nov. 11, 1974
- Notable work: "Inception," "The Departed," "The Wolf of Wall Street," "Titanic"
- Acting credits: 42
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 6,177,267

Leonardo DiCaprio began his career at the age of 5 on “Romper Room” and has since grown into an A-lister. He’s starred in films like “Romeo + Juliet," “Titanic," “Inception," and “The Wolf of Wall Street." DiCaprio is an advocate for environmental issues and started his own charity, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. Its mission focuses on improving personal and environmental health and well-being.

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1975: Bradley Cooper

- Birthday: Jan. 5, 1975
- Notable work: "Silver Linings Playbook," "American Sniper," "American Hustle," "A Star Is Born"
- Acting credits: 65
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 5,631,292

Born in Philadelphia, Bradley Cooper studied at Georgetown University before entering the MFA program at the Actors Studio in NYC. His film debut came in the cult hit “Wet Hot American Summer.” Cooper went on to star in films like “The Hangover," “Silver Linings Playbook," and “American Sniper," In 2018, Cooper wrote, directed, and acted in the remake of “A Star is Born,” alongside Lady Gaga.

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1976: Ryan Reynolds

- Birthday: Oct. 23, 1976
- Notable work: "Deadpool," "Deadpool 2," "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," "Buried"
- Acting credits: 81
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 6,885,315

Ryan Reynolds has played a spectrum of roles from frat-boy Van Wilder in “Van Wilder: Party Liaison” to the wisecracking Wade Wilson in Marvel Comics’ “Deadpool." Born in Canada, Reynolds married actress Blake Lively in 2012.

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1977: Tom Hardy

- Birthday: Sept. 15, 1977
Notable work: "Inception," "The Dark Knight Rises," "Locke," "Mad Max: Fury Road"
- Acting credits: 55
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 6,344,156

British actor Tom Hardy has been in the business since the early 2000s. Known for playing villain Bane in “The Dark Knight Rises,” John Fitzgerald in “The Revenant” alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, and Venom in the Marvel Comics feature of the same name, Hardy was recently awarded the honor of CBE by Prince Charles: Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

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1978: James Franco

- Birthday: April 19, 1978
- Notable work: "127 Hours," "Spring Breakers," "The Disaster Artist," "Pineapple Express"
- Acting credits: 151
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 4,856,901

James Franco is a jack of all trades. He’s an actor, writer, professor, soap star, and director, to name a few. A frequent collaborator of Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen (“Freaks and Geeks,” “Pineapple Express,” “Knocked Up”), Franco directed 2017’s “The Disaster Artist,” playing Tommy Wiseau, and winning a Golden Globe for the performance.

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1979: Jason Momoa

- Birthday: Aug. 1, 1979
- Notable work: "Justice League," "Conan the Barbarian," "Stargate: Atlantis," "Aquaman"
- Acting credits: 28
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 8,811,996

Married to Lisa Bonet, Hawaiian actor Jason Momoa had stints on “Baywatch,” “North Shore,” and “Stargate: Atlantis” before reemerging on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” as Khal Drogo. Most recently, he’s gotten into the comic book-turned-feature film game, starring as “Aquaman” in the DC Comics feature.

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1980: Macaulay Culkin

- Birthday: Aug. 26, 1980
Notable work: "Home Alone," "My Girl," "The Good Son," "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York"
- Acting credits: 35
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 4,480,075

Macaulay Culkin, born in New York, is known for being one of the most successful child actors from the '90s. His iconic role as Kevin McCallister in the “Home Alone” films has endured the test of time. He followed up the success of “Home Alone” with “My Girl,” and “The Good Son.”

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1981: Rami Malek

- Birthday: May 12, 1981
- Notable work: "Mr. Robot," "Bohemian Rhapsody," "The Master," "Short Term 12"
- Acting credits: 31
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,356,185

Rami Malek catapulted into the mainstream with his leading role on USA’s “Mr. Robot,” which secured him an Emmy. Born in Los Angeles, Malek (who has an identical twin brother), began his career on an episode of “Gilmore Girls.” Most recently, he studied Freddie Mercury’s life and mannerisms for his portrayal in “Bohemian Rhapsody."

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1982: Jamie Dornan

- Birthday: May 1, 1982
- Notable work: "Fifty Shades of Grey," "The Fall," "Anthropoid," "Marie Antoinette"
- Acting credits: 25
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,221,994

Born in Ireland, Jamie Dornan made his mark on the small screen on ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” as Sheriff Graham Humbert/The Huntsman. When he took the role of Christian Grey in the film adaptation of E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades of Grey," he became a household name thanks to the series’ masses of fans.

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1983: Chris Hemsworth

- Birthday: Aug. 11, 1983
- Notable work: "Thor: Ragnarok," "The Avengers," "Thor," "Snow White and the Huntsman"
- Acting credits: 39
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 6,845,350

Labelled People’s "Sexiest Man Alive” in 2014, Chris Hemsworth has graced the screen multiple times as Marvel superhero Thor. The action franchise superstar is a middle child—younger and older brothers Luke and Liam are also actors—and has seen success with comedies like the “Ghostbusters” and “Vacation” remakes.

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1984: John David Washington

- Birthday: July 28, 1984
- Notable work: "BlacKkKlansman," "The Book of Eli," "Ballers," "Malcolm X"
- Acting credits: 8
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,563,100

Famous for his role on HBO’s “Ballers” alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, John David Washington was born to A-list actor Denzel Washington and wife Pauletta. He has starred in two socially conscious films in 2018: “Monsters and Men,” and the Spike Lee-helmed “BlacKkKlansman.”

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1985: Dave Franco

- Birthday: June 12, 1985
- Notable work: "Neighbors," "Nerve," "Now You See Me," "Now You See Me 2"
- Acting credits: 53
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,986,190

Younger brother to James Franco and husband to actress Alison Brie, Dave Franco, born June 12, 1985, had his first guest star role on TV show “7th Heaven” in 2006. Since then, he’s hit the big screen and starred in “Now You See Me,” “Neighbors,” and the sequels to both of those films.

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1986: Armie Hammer

- Birthday: Aug. 28, 1986
- Notable work: "The Social Network," "Call Me by Your Name," "The Lone Ranger," "The Man from U.N.C.L.E."
- Acting credits: 39
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,780,934

Named after his oil tycoon grandfather Armand Hammer, Armie Hammer dropped out of high school to pursue his acting career. His scene-stealing moment came in 2010 when he played both Winklevoss twins in “The Social Network.” Hammer was nominated, but did not win, for a Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe for his portrayal of Oliver in 2017’s “Call Me By Your Name.”

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1987: Michael B. Jordan

- Birthday: Feb. 9, 1987
- Notable work: "Black Panther," "Creed," "Fruitvale Station," "Fantastic Four"
- Acting credits: 45
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 6,695,662

He might not be related to basketball legend Michael Jordan, but actor Michael B. Jordan has built up his athletic prowess starring in the "Rocky” spinoff and sequel “Creed." Jordan has worked with director Ryan Coogler twice: first starring in “Fruitvale Station” (for which he got a Film Independent Spirit Award Best Actor nomination) and most recently in 2018’s “Black Panther."

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1988: Jesse Plemons

- Birthday: April 2, 1988
- Notable work: "Battleship," "Black Mass," "The Master," "Game Night"
- Acting credits: 55
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,617,988

Jesse Plemons’ career has spanned television and film with roles in TV shows “Friday Night Lights," “Fargo," and “Breaking Bad," and films “The Post," “Game Night," and “Battleship." He has a son with actress Kirsten Dunst and has a tattoo with the initials 'TVZ' in honor of Townes Van Zandt.

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1989: Daniel Kaluuya

- Birthday: Feb. 24, 1989
- Notable work: "Get Out," "Black Panther," "Sicario," "Johnny English Reborn"
- Acting credits: 42
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,113,714

In 2017, actor Daniel Kaluuya made a splash in the Jordan Peele-helmed film “Get Out,” which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and the honor of BAFTA’s Rising Star Award. He followed up this performance a year later with “Black Panther,” the highest-grossing film of 2018. Kaluuya, born in England, began writing at age 9 and was hired as a teenager to write and act in the U.K. teen drama “Skins."

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1990: Liam Hemsworth

- Birthday: Jan. 13, 1990
- Notable work: "The Hunger Games," "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," "Independence Day: Resurgence"
- Acting credits: 29
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,030,765

The youngest of the Australian Hemsworth brothers, Liam Hemsworth acted alongside his now-wife Miley Cyrus in the film, “The Last Song." Liam’s star status rose two years later when he was cast as Gale Hawthorne in “The Hunger Games” franchise.

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1991: Dylan O'Brien

- Birthday: Aug. 26, 1991
- Notable work: "Teen Wolf," "The Maze Runner," "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials," "Deepwater Horizon"
- Acting credits: 16
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,616,647

Dylan O’Brien made his mark in the young adult space starring in MTV’s “Teen Wolf” and books-turned-film series “The Maze Runner.” He suffered an on-set injury shooting the third installment of “The Maze Runner," but gave his blessing for the director to include the scene in the film.

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1992: Cole Sprouse

- Birthday: Aug. 4, 1992
- Notable work: "Riverdale," "Friends," "Big Daddy," "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody"
- Acting credits: 35
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,593,113

Cole Sprouse, along with twin brother Dylan, starred in Adam Sandler’s blockbuster “Big Daddy,” and Disney series “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.” Since the mid-2000s, Cole moved on from the Mouse House to attend New York University, where he graduated alongside his brother from the Gallatin School for Individualized Study. Today, he stars as Jughead on the “Riverdale" series.

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1993: Pete Davidson

- Birthday: Nov. 16, 1993
- Notable work: "Trainwreck," "Set It Up," "School Dance," "Saturday Night Live"
- Acting credits: 19
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 6,524,578

A cast member on “SNL” and once-fiancé to Ariana Grande, comic Pete Davidson has been on the stand-up circuit since he was in high school. He’s been open about his father’s death on 9/11 as well as his stints in rehab, and takes every opportunity to mention them in his sets.

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1994: Ansel Elgort

- Birthday: March 14, 1994
- Notable work: "The Fault in Our Stars," "Divergent," "Baby Driver," "Insurgent"
- Acting credits: 18
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,283,940

Ansel Elgort’s first leading role was in the “Carrie” remake in 2013. Born in New York, the young actor has since graced the silver screen in young adult films like “The Fault in Our Stars," “Divergent," “Insurgent," and “Paper Towns." He earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for his performance in “Baby Driver.” His father is fashion photographer Arthur Elgort and he’s worked as a model on fashion shoots.

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1995: Timothée Chalamet

- Birthday: Dec. 27, 1995
- Notable work: "Call Me by Your Name," "Lady Bird," "Interstellar," "Beautiful Boy"
- Acting credits: 25
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 4,979,834

After a few short films and a part on “Law & Order," Timothée Chalamet booked a regular role on “Homeland,” which led to starring alongside Matthew McConaughey in Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar." Chalamet became the third-youngest actor to be nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award at age 22 for 2018 film “Call Me By Your Name.”

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1996: Noah Centineo

- Birthday: May 9, 1996
- Notable work: "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," "The Fosters," "Sierra Burgess Is a Loser," "Abraham & Sarah, the Film Musical"
- Acting credits: 28
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 3,641,174

After appearing on three seasons of Freeform’s “The Fosters,” replacing the original Jesus (Jake T. Austin), Noah Centineo dove directly into film upon the show’s cancellation. In 2018, Centineo starred in two feature films, Jamey in “Sierra Burgess is a Loser” and Peter Kavinsky in “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” which catapulted him into an overnight sensation.

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1997: Alex Wolff

- Birthday: Nov. 1, 1997
- Notable work: "Hereditary," "Patriots Day," "Coming Through the Rye," "Hair Brained"
- Acting credits: 27
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,353,230

Having spent the past 10 years in show business, Alex Wolff started his career on Nickelodeon’s “The Naked Brothers Band,” alongside brother Nat Wolff. Born to actress Polly Draper and musician Michael Wolff, Wolff was the star of breakout horror hit “Hereditary,” released in 2018.

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1998: Jaden Smith

- Birthday: July 8, 1998
- Notable work: "The Karate Kid," "After Earth," "The Pursuit of Happyness," "The Day the Earth Stood Still"
- Acting credits: 20
-Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,740,366

Born to actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jaden Smith got his first taste of the limelight in his father’s music video, “Just the Two of Us." Since then he’s taken on iconic roles like “The Karate Kid," voiced a character in Netflix anime “Neo Yokio," and was even nominated for a Razzie (Golden Raspberry Awards) in “After Earth."

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1999: Chandler Riggs

- Birthday: June 27, 1999
- Notable work: "The Walking Dead," "Get Low," "Mercy," "Only"
- Acting credits: 10
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 785,241

Best known for playing Carl Grimes on AMC hit “The Walking Dead," Chandler Riggs grew up with zombies during his pre-teen years on screen. He’s spent more time on his music career DJ-ing and releasing electronic dance music songs since leaving the TV show in early 2018.

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2000: Lucas Jade Zumann

- Birthday: Dec. 12, 2000
- Notable work: "20th Century Women," "Sinister 2," "Anne with an E," "Every Day"
- Acting credits: 9
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 289,963

Lucas Jade Zumann had his big acting break on the Netflix series “Sense8." He went on to work alongside Annette Bening in 2016’s “20th Century Women," and has continued to make a name for himself, starring in the Netflix adaptation of “Anne of Green Gables."

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2001: David Mazouz

- Birthday: Feb. 19, 2001
- Notable work: "Gotham," "Touch," "The Darkness," "The Games Maker"
- Acting credits: 16
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 497,777

David Mazouz has spent the past four years playing Bruce Wayne on Fox’s “Gotham." He was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series in 2018, but lost to Chandler Riggs from “The Walking Dead."

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2002: Gaten Matarazzo

- Birthday: Sept. 8, 2002
- Notable work: "Stranger Things," "The Blacklist," "Imagine the Moon," "Zach's Lie"
- Acting credits: 4
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 2,889,328

Gaten Matarazzo began his career on Broadway in “Les Miserables” and “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,” but quickly rose to fame as Dustin in the Netflix series “Stranger Things." Matarazzo was born with cleidocranial dysplasia and openly discusses how the condition affects him.

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2003: Emjay Anthony

- Birthday: June 1, 2003
- Notable work: "Chef," "The Jungle Book," "Bad Moms," "Krampus"
- Acting credits: 17
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 111,304

Emjay Anthony can be heard in 2016’s “The Jungle Book” as the voice of Young Wolf. Anthony began his career working in TV, but soon after was cast in “Insurgent," “Bad Moms," and “Chef,” another Jon Favreau-helmed film (he also directed “The Jungle Book”).

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2004: Noah Schnapp

- Birthday: Oct. 3, 2004
- Notable work: "Stranger Things," "The Peanuts Movie," "Bridge of Spies," "Panic! At the Disco: LA Devotee"
- Acting credits: 12
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,347,652

Even though he voiced Charlie Brown in “The Peanuts Movie” and acted alongside Tom Hanks in “Bridge of Spies," Noah Schnapp might be most recognizable for playing Will Byers on “Stranger Things.” Schnapp was one of The Hollywood Reporter’s “30 Under 18” and won a SAG award for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series for “Stranger Things” in 2018.

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2005: Noah Jupe

- Birthday: Feb. 25, 2005
- Notable work: "A Quiet Place," "Wonder," "The Titan," "Suburbicon"
- Acting credits: 16
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 793,080

British actor Noah Jupe has worked alongside a slew of Hollywood heavyweights over the past few years: Matt Damon and George Clooney (“Suburbicon”), Tom Hiddleston (“The Night Manager”), and Sam Worthington (“The Titan”). Thanks to a recommendation from George Clooney, Jupe was cast by John Krasinski in 2018 horror flick “A Quiet Place."

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2006: Jacob Tremblay

- Birthday: Oct. 5, 2006
- Notable work: "Room," "Wonder," "Before I Wake," "The Book of Henry"
- Acting credits: 26
- Wikipedia page views over the past year: 1,895,823

Jacob Tremblay was nominated for and won a Critics Choice Award for his performance in the 2015 indie film “Room.” Tremblay also voiced a smurf in “The Smurfs 2,” at the age of 7. He’s chalked up 26 credits since 2012—including the film adaptation of “Wonder," based on The New York Times best-selling novel by R.J. Palacio.

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