Famous People Born in May 1946

  • May 1 Bruce Robinson, actor (Story of Adele H)
  • May 1 Jerry Weiss, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • May 1 Joanna Lumley, Kashmir India, actress (Abs Fab, OHM's Secret Service)
  • May 1 Nick Fortune, [Nicholas Fortuna], rock bassist (Buckinghams Chicago)
  • May 1 Valentin Muratov, USSR, floor exercise gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956)
  • May 1 John Woo, Hong Kong director
  • May 2 Lesley Gore, American singer (It's My Party, You Don't Own Me), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)
  • May 2 David Suchet, English actor
  • May 3 Greg Gumbel, sportscaster (CBS TV, WFAN)
  • May 3 Norm Chow, American football coach
  • May 4 Renee Powell, LPGA golfer
  • May 4 John Watson, Northern Irish racecar driver
  • May 5 Stefania Sandrelli, Viareggio Italy, actress (Lie, Conformist, 1900)
  • May 6 Jim Ramstad, (Rep-R-Minnesota)
  • May 6 Susan Brown, actress (Gail Baldwin-General Hospital)
  • May 7 Bill Danoff, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • May 7 Bill Kreutzmann, Palo Alto CA, American rock drummer (Grateful Dead)
  • May 7 Richard L Brodsky, US lawyer/NY State Assemblyman (D) (1983- )
  • May 7 Brian Turner, English celebrity chef
  • May 8 André Boulerice, Quebec politician
  • May 9 Candice Bergen, Beverly Hills, actress (Carnal Knowledge, Murphy Brown)
  • May 10 Graham Gouldman, bassist (10cc-No Milk Today), born in Manchester, England
  • May 10 Maureen Lipman, actress (Educating Rita, Wonderworks)
  • May 10 Dave Mason, Worcester England, singer/songwriter (We Just Disagree)
  • May 10 Donovan, Scottish musician
  • May 11 Plume Latraverse, Quebec singer and musician
  • May 12 Leonard Baichan, cricketer (WI opener, 103 v Pakistan on debut 1975)
  • May 12 L. Neil Smith, American science fiction author
  • May 13 Danny Klein, rock bassist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in NYC, New York
  • May 13 Tim Pigott-Smith, actor (Sweet William, Jewel in Crown)
  • May 14 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer
  • May 14 Derek Lek Leckenby, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits-Kinda Hush)
  • May 14 Robert Jarvik, surgeon/inventor (Jarvik 7 artificial heart)
  • May 16 Robert Fripp, guitarist (King Crimson)
  • May 16 Jessi B Wilson, Mississippi, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)
  • May 16 Roger Earl, rocker (Foghat)
  • May 17 Sinaida Turchina, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • May 17 Udo Lindenberg, German musician
  • May 17 F. Paul Wilson, American novelist
  • May 18 George Alexander, rocker

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May 18 Reggie Jackson, American baseball right fielder (NY Yankees, Athletics) nicknamed "Mr. October" for his clutch hitting in the postseason, born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • May 18 Frank Hsieh, former Premier of Taiwan
  • May 18 Andreas Katsulas, American actor (d. 2006)
  • May 19 Diedre Lenihan, actress (Wendy-Needles & Pins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 19 Mary Bryan, LPGA golfer
  • May 19 Michele Placido, Foggia Italy, actor (La Lupa, Poliziotti)

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May 19 André the Giant, French professional wrestler, born in Grenoble, France (d. 1993)

Professional Wrestler André the Giant
Professional Wrestler
André the Giant
  • May 19 Claude Lelièvre, Belgian commissioner for children's rights
  • May 20 Bakhaavaa Buidaa, Mongolia, wrestler (Oly-silver-1972) disqualified

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May 20 Cher [Cherilyn Sarkisian], American singer and actress (I Got You Babe, Jack Lalane, Mask), born in El Centro, California

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Goddess of Pop
  • May 20 Craig Patrick, NHL coach
  • May 20 Bobby Murcer, American baseball outfielder (NY Yankees, SF Giants and Chicago Cubs), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2008)
  • May 21 David Hill, Australian TV-reporter/owner (Fox Sports)
  • May 21 Ronald Bear, actor/director (Make-up), born in Havana, Cuba
  • May 22 George Best, Northern Irish footballer (Manchester United, Northern Ireland), born in Belfast
  • May 22 Howard Kendall, English footballer and football manager (Everton), born in Ryton, County Durham (d. 2015)
  • May 23 Tom Dorris, horse trainer
  • May 23 Danny Klein, American rocker (J. Geils band), born in New York City
  • May 23 Frederik de Groot, Dutch actor
  • May 23 H. Paul Shuch, American SETI scientist
  • May 24 Irina Kirszenstein Szewinska, Lenningrad, long jumper (Oly-bron-1972)
  • May 24 Jeremy Treglown, English scholar/editor (TLS)
  • May 24 Steve Upton, rock drummer (Wishbone Ash-There's the Rub, Locked In)
  • May 25 Irnema Szewinski Kirszenstein, Poland, 200m runner (1968 Olym Gold)
  • May 25 Janet E[llen] Morris, US, sci-fi author (Golden Sword, Tempus)
  • May 25 Tommy Cecil, Irish ferryman, born Rathlin Island, County Antrim (d. 1997)
  • May 25 David A. Hargrave, RPG designer
  • May 26 Neshka Robeva, Bulgarian Rhythmic gymnas and coach.
  • May 26 Mick Ronson, English musician (d. 1993)
  • May 27 Lewis Collins, English actor, (d. 2013)
  • May 27 Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Danish musician (d. 2005)
  • May 28 Madeleine Le Roux, Wyoming, Broadway actress (Cry Uncle)
  • May 28 Satchidanandan, Indian poet
  • May 28 Skip Jutze, American baseball player
  • May 29 Robin Johnson, actress (Times Square), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 29 Fernando Buesa, Basque politician (d. 2000)
  • May 30 Candy Lightner, political activist/founder (MADD)
  • May 31 Debbie Moore, founder/CEO (Pineapple Dance Studios)
  • May 31 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director (Marriage of Maria Braum)
  • May 31 Steve Bucknor, cricketer (West Indian Test umpire, FIFA referee)
  • May 31 Ted Baehr, American media critic