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Celebrity Birthdays In May

The following 2,247 celebrities were born in the month of May. The savvy list includes actors, actresses, models, singers, rappers and producers. A random sample was chosen for each day. Click the    after the name to explore the birth date info.

Zodiac signs for May are Taurus and Gemini . The modern birthstone for May is Emerald while the mystical gemstone (based on Tibetan origin) is Sapphire.

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May 1

  • 1905
    Henry Koster, German-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1988)  
  • 1916
    Glenn Ford, Canadian-American actor and producer (d. 2006)  
  • 1953
    Naoya Uchida, Japanese voice actor, actor, and singer  
  • 1966
    Charlie Schlatter, American actor  
  • 1976
    Darius McCrary, American actor and singer  

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May 2

  • 1885
    Hedda Hopper, American actress and journalist (d. 1966)
  • 1930
    Öztürk Serengil, Turkish actor and producer (d. 1999)  
  • 1951
    John Glascock, English singer and bass player (Jethro Tull, Carmen, The Gods, and Chicken Shack) (d. 1979)  
  • 1952
    Christine Baranski, American actress and singer  
  • 1981
    Robert Buckley, American actor  

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May 3

  • 1938
    Lindsay Kemp, English actor, dancer, and choreographer  
  • 1958
    Kevin Kilner, American actor  
  • 1960
    Amy Steel, American actress  
  • 1966
    Peter Abbay, American actor  
  • 1981
    U;Nee, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (d. 2007)  

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May 4

  • 1942
    Nickolas Ashford, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (Ashford & Simpson) (d. 2011)  
  • 1951
    Colin Bass, English bass player, songwriter, and producer (Camel and 3 Mustaphas 3)  
  • 1951
    Jackie Jackson, American singer-songwriter and dancer (The Jackson 5)  
  • 1953
    Oleta Adams, American singer, pianist, and actress  
  • 1960
    Paul Bhattacharjee, English actor (d. 2013)  

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May 5

  • 1938
    Michael Murphy, American actor  
  • 1943
    Nils Moritz, Estonian-Swedish actor  
  • 1956
    Lisa Eilbacher, American actress  
  • 1966
    Josh Weinstein, American screenwriter and producer  
  • 1979
    Vincent Kartheiser, American actor  

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May 6

  • 1945
    Jimmie Dale Gilmore, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (The Flatlanders)  
  • 1970
    Kavan Smith, Canadian actor  
  • 1974
    Patrick Tang, Hong Kong actor and singer  
  • 1986
    Tyler Hynes, Canadian actor, director, and producer  
  • 1989
    Bobby Bazini, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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May 7

  • 1901
    Gary Cooper, American actor and singer (d. 1961)  
  • 1917
    David Tomlinson, English actor and singer (d. 2000)  
  • 1953
    Müslüm Gürses, Turkish singer and actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1969
    Jun Falkenstein, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 2000
    Maxwell Perry Cotton, American actor  

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May 8

  • 1915
    John Archer, American actor (d. 1999)  
  • 1940
    Ricky Nelson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 1985)  
  • 1976
    Ian "H" Watkins, Welsh singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (Steps and H & Claire)  
  • 1980
    Benny Yau, Hong Kong-Canadian actor and singer  
  • 1984
    Nadine Chandrawinata, German-Indonesian model and actress  

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May 9

  • 1919
    Arthur English, English actor (d. 1995)  
  • 1935
    Nokie Edwards, American guitarist and actor (The Ventures)  
  • 1940
    James L. Brooks, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1950
    Matthew Kelly, English actor and presenter  
  • 1977
    Choi Jung-yoon, South Korean actress  

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May 10

  • 1838
    John Wilkes Booth, American actor, assassin of Abraham Lincoln (d. 1865)
  • 1938
    Marina Vlady, French actress  
  • 1952
    Kikki Danielsson, Swedish singer (Wizex, Chips, Kikki, Bettan & Lotta, and Kjell Roos Band)  
  • 1960
    Bono, Irish singer-songwriter, humanitarian and activist (U2)  
  • 1975
    Shin Jung-hwan, South Korean singer and actor (Roo'ra)  

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May 11

  • 1911
    Phil Silvers, American actor and singer (d. 1985)  
  • 1920
    Denver Pyle, American actor and director (d. 1997)  
  • 1958
    Dan Ireland, American director and producer  
  • 1963
    Roark Critchlow, Canadian-American actor  
  • 1975
    Coby Bell, American actor and producer  

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May 12

  • 1914
    Howard K. Smith, American journalist and actor (d. 2002)  
  • 1924
    Tony Hancock, English actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1968)  
  • 1943
    Linda Dano, American actress and author  
  • 1974
    Tolga Çevik, Turkish actor  
  • 1983
    Domhnall Gleeson, Irish actor, director, and screenwriter  

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May 13

  • 1911
    Robert Middleton, American actor (d. 1977)  
  • 1914
    Joe Louis, American boxer, wrestler, and actor (d. 1981)  
  • 1951
    Selina Scott, English journalist, producer, and author  
  • 1954
    Johnny Logan, Australian-Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1998
    Karen Iwata, Japanese singer (AKB48)  

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May 14

  • 1874
    Polaire, French singer and actress (d. 1939)
  • 1958
    Andrus Vaarik, Estonian actor and director  
  • 1969
    Cate Blanchett, Australian actress and producer  
  • 1976
    Martine McCutcheon, English actress and singer  
  • 1983
    Tom Welham, English singer and guitarist (Thirteen Senses)  

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May 15

  • 1952
    Chazz Palminteri, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1959
    Beverly Jo Scott, American-Belgian singer-songwriter  
  • 1960
    Rob Bowman, American director and producer  
  • 1978
    Caroline Dhavernas, Canadian actress  
  • 1992
    Clark Beckham, American singer-songwriter  

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May 16

  • 1955
    Hazel O'Connor, English-Irish singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1959
    Mare Winningham, American actress and singer-songwriter  
  • 1964
    Milton Jones, English comedian, actor, and screenwriter  
  • 1966
    Sommore, American actress, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1994
    Miles Heizer, American actor  

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May 17

  • 1904
    Jean Gabin, French actor and singer (d. 1976)  
  • 1938
    Jason Bernard, American actor (d. 1996)  
  • 1966
    Hill Harper, American actor and producer  
  • 1973
    Tamsier Joof, English actor, dancer, and choreographer  
  • 1980
    Dallas Taylor, American singer-songwriter (Underoath and Maylene and the Sons of Disaster)  

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May 18

  • 1946
    Reggie Jackson, American baseball player, sportscaster, and actor  
  • 1970
    Tina Fey, American actress, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1978
    Chad Donella, Canadian actor  
  • 1988
    Kōji Seto, Japanese actor and singer  
  • 1988
    Taeyang, South Korean singer, dancer, and actor (Big Bang)  

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May 19

  • 1861
    Nellie Melba, Australian soprano and actress (d. 1931)
  • 1940
    Mickey Newbury, American singer-songwriter (d. 2002)  
  • 1944
    Peter Mayhew, English-American actor  
  • 1966
    Polly Walker, English actress  
  • 1983
    Jessica Fox, English actress  

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May 20

  • 1936
    Anthony Zerbe, American actor  
  • 1944
    Boudewijn de Groot, Indonesian-Dutch singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1952
    Tim Albery, English director and producer  
  • 1982
    Natalia Podolskaya, Belarusian singer  
  • 1987
    Kristopher Van Varenberg, American actor and producer  

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May 21

  • 1904
    Fats Waller, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 1943)  
  • 1966
    Lisa Edelstein, American actress and playwright  
  • 1976
    Deron Miller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (CKY, World Under Blood, and Foreign Objects)  
  • 1981
    Maximilian Mutzke, German singer-songwriter  
  • 1986
    Myra, American singer and actress  

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May 22

  • 1939
    Paul Winfield, American actor (d. 2004)  
  • 1953
    Peter Bazalgette, English television producer  
  • 1973
    Madhureeta Anand, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1974
    A. J. Langer, American actress  
  • 1984
    Karoline Herfurth, German actress  

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May 23

  • 1919
    Betty Garrett, American actress, singer, and dancer (d. 2011)  
  • 1943
    Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (d. 2005)  
  • 1948
    Myriam Boyer, French actress, director, and producer  
  • 1965
    Melissa McBride, American actress and casting director  
  • 1968
    Guinevere Turner, American actress and screenwriter  

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May 24

  • 1967
    Eric Close, American actor and director  
  • 1974
    Sébastien Foucan, French runner and actor  
  • 1975
    Maria Lawson, English singer-songwriter  
  • 1987
    Déborah François, Belgian actress  
  • 1993
    Oliver Davis, American actor  

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May 25

  • 1947
    Mitch Margo, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Tokens)  
  • 1970
    Sidney Greenbush, American actress  
  • 1976
    Cillian Murphy, Irish actor  
  • 1976
    Sandra Nasić, German singer (Guano Apes)  
  • 1991
    Jillian Wheeler, American singer-songwriter and actress  

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May 26

  • 1893
    Norma Talmadge, American actress and producer (d. 1957)
  • 1925
    Alec McCowen, English actor  
  • 1932
    Grigor Vachkov, Bulgarian actor (d. 1980)  
  • 1949
    Hank Williams Jr., American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1991
    Ah Young, South Korean singer, actress, and model (Dal Shabet)  

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May 27

  • 1944
    Alain Souchon, French singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor  
  • 1964
    Adam Carolla, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1964
    Zheng Geping, Singaporean actor  
  • 1970
    Cherry Pie Picache, Filipino actress and screenwriter  
  • 1988
    Mari Pokinen, Estonian actress and singer  

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May 28

  • 1949
    Wendy O. Williams, American singer-songwriter and actress (Plasmatics) (d. 1998)  
  • 1954
    Andy Hamilton, English actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1959
    Steve Strange, Welsh singer (Visage, The Moors Murderers, and Strange Cruise) (d. 2015)  
  • 1969
    Justin Kirk, American actor  
  • 1983
    Toby Hemingway, English actor  

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May 29

  • 1894
    Josef von Sternberg, Austrian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1969)
  • 1942
    Kevin Conway, American actor and director  
  • 1945
    Gary Brooker, English singer-songwriter and pianist (Procol Harum and The Paramounts)  
  • 1978
    Adam Rickitt, English actor and singer (5th Story)  
  • 1992
    Gregg Sulkin, English actor  

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May 30

  • 1961
    Ralph Carter, American actor and singer  
  • 1974
    Big L, American rapper (Children of the Corn and Diggin' in the Crates Crew) (d. 1999)  
  • 1974
    Shin Ha-kyun, South Korean actor  
  • 1979
    Rie Kugimiya, Japanese voice actress and singer  
  • 1989
    Ailee, American-South Korean singer, dancer, and actress  

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May 31

  • 1916
    Bert Haanstra, Dutch director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1997)  
  • 1938
    Peter Yarrow, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Peter, Paul and Mary)  
  • 1962
    Sebastian Koch, German actor  
  • 1987
    Shaun Fleming, American actor, singer, and drummer (Foxygen and Diane Coffee)  
  • 1988
    Hope Partlow, American singer  

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