Famous People Born in May 1936

  • May 2 Michael Rabin, American violinist (In Memorium), born in NYC, New York
  • May 2 Quinn Redeker, Woodstock Ill, actor (Dan Raven, Young & Restless)
  • May 2 Engelbert Humperdinck, [Arnold George Dorsey], British singer, born in Madras, India
  • May 4 El Cordob├ęs, Spanish matador
  • May 5 Patrick Gowers, British composer
  • May 6 Joanna Dunham, actress (Possession, House the Dripped Blood)
  • May 6 Sylvia Robinson, rocker (Mickey & Sylvia-Love is Strange)
  • May 6 Bernard Lemaire, French Canadian businessman (Cascades)
  • May 7 Cornelius Cardew, English composer (Scratch Orchestra), born in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire (d. 1981)
  • May 7 Jimmy Ruffin, American soul singer (What Becomes of the Brokenhearted), born in Collinsville, Mississippi
  • May 8 Neville Purvis, British vice admiral (Chief of Fleet Support)
  • May 9 Albert Finney, Salford UK, actor (Dresser, Under the Volcano)
  • May 9 Floyd Robinson, baseball player (White Sox, Reds, A's)

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May 9 Glenda Jackson, English actress (Women in Love), born in Cheshire, England

  • May 9 Terry Downes, middleweight boxing champ (1961-62)
  • May 9 Terry Drinkwater, TV newsman (CBS)
  • May 10 Anthony Mullens, British Lt-Gen (Deputy chief of defense)
  • May 10 Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)
  • May 10 Trevor Clay, Gen-Sec (Royal College of Nursing)
  • May 10 Jayne Cortez, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, poet (I see Chano Pozo), (d. 2012)
  • May 11 Ulrich Berkes, German writer, born in Salle
  • May 12 Tom Snyder, newscaster (Tommorow, NBC Weekend News), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • May 12 Guillermo Endara, President of Panama
  • May 12 Tom Snyder, American television personality (d. 2007)
  • May 12 Frank Stella, American painter
  • May 12 Klaus Doldinger, German jazz saxophonist (Passport) and composer for film, born in Berlin
  • May 13 Alan Rayfield, governor (Long Latin Prison)
  • May 13 Rafael Campos, Santiago Dominican Republic, actor (Tonka)
  • May 14 Bobby Darin, [Walden Waldo Cassotto], singer (Mack the Knife), born in The Bronx, New York
  • May 15 Anna Maria Alberghetti, Italy, singer/actress (Cinderfella)
  • May 15 Donald [Anthony] Moffitt, US, sci-fi author (Jupiter Theft)
  • May 15 Jean Balissat, composer
  • May 15 Paul Zindel, playwright (Effects of Gamma Rays on Marigolds)
  • May 15 Wavy Gravy, American clown and activist
  • May 15 Ralph Steadman, British cartoonist
  • May 16 Philippe de Montebello, art exhibitionist (Treasures of Tut), born in Paris, France
  • May 16 Roy Hudd, English comedian (Blood Beast Terror, Vampire Beast Craves Blood)
  • May 16 Karl Lehmann, German Catholic cardinal
  • May 17 Dennis Hopper, KS, actor (True Grit, Blue Velvet, Easy Rider)
  • May 17 Lars Gustafsson, writer
  • May 17 Philippe Boesmans, composer
  • May 19 Elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • May 20 Anthony Zerbe, Cal, actor (Harry-O, Centennial, They Call Me Mr Tibbs)
  • May 21 Ama Samy, Burma, Jesuit priest/Zen teacher/disciple of Yamada Koun
  • May 21 Dipak Nandy, founder (Runnymead Trust)
  • May 21 Abdul Taib Mahmud, 4th Chief Minister of Sarawak (1981-2014) and 7th Governor of Sarawak (2014-), born in Miri, Kingdom of Sarawak
  • May 22 M. Scott Peck, American psychiatrist and writer (d. 2005)
  • May 23 Charles Kimbrough, actor (Murphy Brown)
  • May 23 Douglas John Gorman, businessman
  • May 23 Robert Sangster, horse owner/trainer
  • May 23 Ingeborg Hallstein, German opera singer
  • May 24 Harold Budd, American avant-garde composer, born in Los Angeles
  • May 25 Rusi Surti, cricketer (Indian slow lefty, hat-trick for Qld 1969), *d. 2013)
  • May 25 Tom T Hall, Olive Hill Ky, country singer/writer (Harper Valley PTA)
  • May 27 Benjamin Bathurst, vice chief of British Defense Staff
  • May 27 Eric Anderson, headmaster (Eton)
  • May 27 Lord Holme, president British Liberal Party
  • May 27 Louis Gossett Jr, American actor (Officer & Gentleman, Deep), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 27 Marcel Masse, Canadian politician
  • May 28 Maki Ishii, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo (d. 2003)
  • May 28 Claude Forget, French-Canadian politician
  • May 29 Arlene McQuade, American actress (Rosalie-Goldbergs), born in NYC, New York
  • May 30 Galina Shostakovitch, daughter of Russian composer Dmitri
  • May 30 Keir Dullea, actor (2001, 2010, David & Lisa), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 30 Roy Harford, Fulham UK, British-born NZ cricketer
  • May 30 Ruta Lee, actress (Operation Eichmann, Marjorie Morningstar)