Famous People Born in May 1922

  • May 2 Abraham Rosenthal, editor (NY Times)
  • May 3 Marina Svetlova, ballerina/choreographer (Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo)
  • May 3 Len Shackleton, English former footballer (d. 2000)
  • May 4 John Paul Hammerschmidt, (Rep-R-AR, 1967-93 ), born in Harrison, Arkansas
  • May 5 Jay D Miller, record producer
  • May 5 Phil Gordon, Meridian Miss, singer/actor (Jasper-Bev Hillbillies)
  • May 6 Alan Ross, editor (London Magazine)
  • May 6 Carlos J Moorhead, (Rep-R-CA, 1973- )
  • May 6 John Ernest, constructionist artist
  • May 6 Pat Harder, NFL fullback (Cardinals, Lions), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • May 6 Camille Laurin, Quebec psychiatrist and politician (d. 1999)
  • May 7 Darren McGavin, actor (Night Stalker, Tribes, Turk 182), born in Spokane, Washington
  • May 7 Lew Anderson, American actor and bandleader (d. 2006)
  • May 7 Joe O'Donnell, American documentary photographer, photojournalist (d. 2007)
  • May 8 Brian Kellett, CEO (Port of London Authority)
  • May 9 Sheila Burrell, actress (Black Orchid, Paranoiac, Laughter in Dark)
  • May 10 David Orr, deputy chairman (Inchcape)/CEO (British Council, Unilever)
  • May 11 Nestor Chylak, American baseball umpire (d. 1992)
  • May 11 Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera, Filipino Supreme Court jurist
  • May 12 Barend Busnac, office clerk/resistance fighter
  • May 12 Marco Denevi, Argentine writer (d. 1998)
  • May 13 Michael Ainsworth, British cricketer (d. 1978)
  • May 13 Bea Arthur, comedian, singer and actress ("All in the Family", "The Golden Girls"), born in New York, NY. (d. 2009)
  • May 14 Agha Hasan Abedi, banker
  • May 14 Richard Deacon, actor (Mel Cooley in Dick Van Dyke Show)
  • May 14 Franjo Tuđman, Croatian politician (d. 1999)
  • May 15 Enrico Berlinguer, Italian communist/sec-gen (CPI) [or May 25]
  • May 15 Jakucho Setouchi, Japanese writer and Buddhist nun
  • May 16 Colin Cole, Principal King of Arms
  • May 16 Russell Wood, treasurer (Queen Elizabeth)
  • May 18 Bill Macy, Revere Mass, actor (Walter-Maude, Oh! Calcutta)
  • May 18 GMcC Kitson, British principal (Central School of Speech/Drama)
  • May 18 Gerda Boyesen, Norwegian-born body psychotherapist (d. 2005)
  • May 18 Kai Winding, Danish-born Jazz musician (d. 1983)
  • May 19 David McLean, actor (Tate-Tate), born in Akron, Ohio
  • May 20 Clifford Butler, vice chancellor (Loughborough Univ of Technology)
  • May 22 Judith Crist, NY, movie critic (TV Guide)
  • May 22 Quinn Martin, American television producer (d. 1987)
  • May 23 Dennis Compton, author/crickleter
  • May 24 Sadao Bekku, Japanese classical and film composer (Matango), born in Tokyo (d. 2012)

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May 27 Christopher Lee, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit), born in London, England (d. 2015)

  • May 27 Sidney AK Keyes, English poet (Iron Laurel)
  • May 28 John Alderson, chief constable (Devon & Cornwall UK)
  • May 28 Lou Duva, American boxing trainer, born in New York City (d. 2017)
  • May 28 Barney Rosset, publisher and free speech advocate (publisher of Tropic for Cancer), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • May 29 Iannis Xenakis, Braila, Romania, Greek composer/architect/mathematician
  • May 29 John Heerbecq, Church commissioner
  • May 30 Hal Clement [Harry Clement Stubbs], US sci-fi author (Needle, Iceworld), born in Somerville, Massachusetts
  • May 31 Denholm Elliott, actor (Alfie, Raiders of the Lost Ark), born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • May 31 Elisabeth, arch duchess of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein