The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

May 1st

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke (30)

British stage, film and television actress
Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma (29)

Indian actress and model
Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw (50)

American singer and actor
Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar (46)

Indian actor
Wes Welker

Wes Welker (36)

American football player
Julie Benz

Julie Benz (45)

American actress

May 2nd

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson (45)

American wrestler and actor
David Beckham

David Beckham (42)

English footballer
Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham (26)

American actress, writer, and director
Lily Allen

Lily Allen (32)

English singer-songwriter and fashion designer
Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper (37)

American actress and comedian

May 3rd

Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks (42)

American actress
Niccolò Machiavelli

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469 - 1527)

Italian historian and author
James Brown

James Brown (1933 - 2006)

American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby (1903 - 1977)

American singer and actor
Frankie Valli

Frankie Valli (83)

American singer

May 4th

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (1929 - 1993)

Anglo-Dutch actress
Trisha Krishnan

Trisha Krishnan (34)

Indian actress
Cesc Fàbregas

Cesc Fàbregas (30)

Spanish footballer
Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy (28)

Irish golfer
Will Arnett

Will Arnett (47)

American actor
Kimora Lee Simmons

Kimora Lee Simmons (42)

Model, actress, designer, CEO, author

May 5th

Adele

Adele (29)

British singer-songwriter
Karl Marx

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

German philosopher
Danielle Fishel

Danielle Fishel (36)

American actress
Henry Cavill

Henry Cavill (34)

English actor
Timothy Olyphant

Timothy Olyphant (49)

American actor
Brooke Hogan

Brooke Hogan (29)

American singer, model, and actress

May 6th

George Clooney

George Clooney (56)

American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

Austrian psychiatrist
Chris Paul

Chris Paul (32)

American basketball player
Adrianne Palicki

Adrianne Palicki (34)

American actress
Orson Welles

Orson Welles (1915 - 1985)

American director and actor
Tony Blair

Tony Blair (64)

English politician, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

May 7th

Traci Lords

Traci Lords (49)

American actress
Alex Smith

Alex Smith (33)

American football player
Eva Perón

Eva Perón (1919 - 1952)

Argentine actress and First Lady, wife of Juan Perón
Gary Cooper

Gary Cooper (1901 - 1961)

American actor

May 8th

Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias (42)

Spanish singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman (1884 - 1972)

American politician, 33rd President of the United States
David Attenborough

David Attenborough (91)

English broadcaster and naturalist
Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell (36)

Canadian actor
Melissa Gilbert

Melissa Gilbert (53)

American actress
Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson (1911 - 1938)

American singer-songwriter and musician

May 9th

Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson (38)

American actress
Billy Joel

Billy Joel (68)

American singer-songwriter and pianist
Ghostface Killah

Ghostface Killah (47)

American rapper and actor
Albert Finney

Albert Finney (81)

English actor
Audrina Patridge

Audrina Patridge (32)

American actress
Dave Gahan

Dave Gahan (55)

English singer-songwriter and musician

May 10th

John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth (1838 - 1865)

American actor and assassin of Abraham Lincoln
Denis Thatcher

Denis Thatcher (1915 - 2003)

English businessman and husband of Margaret Thatcher
Sid Vicious

Sid Vicious (1957 - 1979)

English singer and musician
Mark David Chapman

Mark David Chapman (62)

American murderer of John Lennon
Bono

Bono (57)

Irish singer-songwriter
Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire (1899 - 1987)

American dancer and actor

May 11th

Natasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson (1963 - 2009)

English-American actress
Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman (1918 - 1988)

American physicist
Cory Monteith

Cory Monteith (1982 - 2013)

Canadian actor and singer
Ace Hood

Ace Hood (29)

American rapper and songwriter
Andrés Iniesta

Andrés Iniesta (33)

Spanish footballer

May 12th

George Carlin

George Carlin (1937 - 2008)

American comedian, actor, and author
Emily VanCamp

Emily VanCamp (31)

Canadian actress
Emilio Estevez

Emilio Estevez (55)

American actor
Malin Åkerman

Malin Åkerman (39)

Swedish-Canadian actress and model

May 13th

Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone (36)

Canadian-American porn actress and model
Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman (56)

American basketball player and actor
Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson (31)

English actor, model, musician, and producer
Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder (67)

American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, and activist
Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert (53)

American comedian, writer, and actor
Debby Ryan

Debby Ryan (24)

American actress and singer

May 14th

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg (33)

American computer entrepreneur
Che Guevara

Che Guevara (1928 - 1967)

Argentine-Cuban physician, author, intellectual, diplomat, and theorist
Olly Murs

Olly Murs (33)

English singer-songwriter and musician
Miranda Cosgrove

Miranda Cosgrove (24)

American actress and singer
George Lucas

George Lucas (73)

American director
Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett (48)

Australian actress

May 15th

Ray Lewis

Ray Lewis (42)

American football player
Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit (50)

Indian actress
Andy Murray

Andy Murray (30)

Scottish tennis player
L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum (1856 - 1919)

American author
Brian Eno

Brian Eno (69)

English singer-songwriter, musician, and producer
Jamie-Lynn Sigler

Jamie-Lynn Sigler (36)

American actress and singer

May 16th

Megan Fox

Megan Fox (31)

American actress
Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan (64)

Irish actor
Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson (51)

American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
Liberace

Liberace (1919 - 1987)

American singer, pianist, and actor
H. H. Holmes

H. H. Holmes (1861 - 1896)

American serial killer
Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo (73)

American actor

May 17th

Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem (37)

Mixed martial artist and kickboxer
Bob Saget

Bob Saget (61)

American comedian, actor, and television host
Trent Reznor

Trent Reznor (52)

American singer-songwriter, musician, composer, and producer
Craig Ferguson

Craig Ferguson (55)

Scottish comedian, actor, and television host
Nikki Reed

Nikki Reed (29)

American actress
Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper (1936 - 2010)

American actor and director

May 18th

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II (1920 - 2005)

264th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
Tina Fey

Tina Fey (47)

American actress
Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell (1872 - 1970)

English mathematician, writer, and philosopher
George Strait

George Strait (65)

American singer, musician, producer, and actor
Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar (37)

Pakistani singer-songwriter, musician, producer, actor, and director

May 19th

Malcolm X

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

American civil rights activist
André the Giant

André the Giant (1946 - 1993)

French wrestler and actor
Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett (41)

American basketball player
Pol Pot

Pol Pot (1925 - 1998)

Cambodian dictator
Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh (1890 - 1969)

Vietnamese leader
Albert Fish

Albert Fish (1870 - 1936)

American serial killer

May 20th

Cher

Cher (71)

American singer, actress, producer, and director
Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes (45)

American rapper, producer, and actor
Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas (36)

Spanish footballer
Louis Theroux

Louis Theroux (47)

English broadcaster

May 21st

Jeffrey Dahmer

Jeffrey Dahmer (1960 - 1994)

American serial killer
Gotye

Gotye (37)

Australian singer-songwriter and musician
Mr. T

Mr. T (65)

American actor
Chris Benoit

Chris Benoit (1967 - 2007)

Canadian wrestler
Mohanlal

Mohanlal (57)

Indian actor

May 22nd

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic (30)

Serbian tennis player
Morrissey

Morrissey (58)

English singer
Maggie Q

Maggie Q (38)

American actress and model
Katie Price

Katie Price (39)

English model, businesswoman, and author
Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell (47)

English model and actress

May 23rd

Drew Carey

Drew Carey (59)

American actor and comedian
Joan Collins

Joan Collins (84)

English actress
Melissa McBride

Melissa McBride (52)

American actress
George Osborne

George Osborne (46)

English politician
Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings (43)

American game show contestant, computer scientist, and author, 74-time Jeopardy! champion
Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney (1928 - 2002)

American singer and actress

May 24th

Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom

Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (1819 - 1901)

Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan (76)

American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer
Tracy McGrady

Tracy McGrady (38)

American basketball player
John C. Reilly

John C. Reilly (52)

American actor
Priscilla Presley

Priscilla Presley (72)

American actress and businesswoman
Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona (51)

French footballer

May 25th

Ian McKellen

Ian McKellen (77)

English actor
Alberto Del Rio

Alberto Del Rio (39)

Mexican wrestler
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

American essayist and philosopher
Anne Heche

Anne Heche (47)

American actress
Demba Ba

Demba Ba (31)

Senegalese footballer
Mike Myers

Mike Myers (53)

Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer

May 26th

Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter (50)

English actress
John Wayne

John Wayne (1907 - 1979)

American actor
Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks (68)

American singer-songwriter and musician
Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill (41)

American singer-songwriter
Lenny Kravitz

Lenny Kravitz (52)

American singer-songwriter, musician, producer, and actor
Miles Davis

Miles Davis (1926 - 1991)

American trumpeter, bandleader, and composer

May 27th

Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger (93)

American politician
Paul Gascoigne

Paul Gascoigne (49)

English footballer
Lisa Lopes

Lisa Lopes (1971 - 2002)

American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
Chris Colfer

Chris Colfer (26)

American actor, singer, producer, and writer
Jack McBrayer

Jack McBrayer (43)

American actor and comedian

May 28th

Michael Oher

Michael Oher (30)

American football player
Carey Mulligan

Carey Mulligan (31)

English actress
Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue (48)

Australian singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio (45)

American politician
Betty Shabazz

Betty Shabazz (1934 - 1997)

American educator and activist, wife of Malcolm X
Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming (1908 - 1964)

English author

May 29th

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

American politician, 35th President of the United States
Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony (32)

American basketball player
Daniel Tosh

Daniel Tosh (41)

American comedian and television host
David Burtka

David Burtka (41)

American actor and chef
Charles II of England

Charles II of England (1630 - 1685)

King of England, Ireland and Scotland
Melanie Brown

Melanie Brown (41)

English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress

May 30th

Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard (36)

English footballer
Jennifer Winget

Jennifer Winget (31)

Indian Actress
Cee Lo Green

Cee Lo Green (42)

American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor
Im Yoona

Im Yoona (26)

South Korean singer and actress
Lyoto Machida

Lyoto Machida (38)

Brazilian mixed martial artist
Wynonna Judd

Wynonna Judd (52)

American country singer

May 31st

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood (86)

American actor and director
Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell (40)

Irish actor
Waka Flocka Flame

Waka Flocka Flame (30)

American rapper
Azealia Banks

Azealia Banks (25)

American rapper and songwriter
Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields (51)

American actress and model
Nate Robinson

Nate Robinson (32)

American basketball player