Famous People Born in May 1947

  • May 1 Carlos Ward, rocker (B T Express)
  • May 1 Ghulam Abbas, cricketer (scored 12 & 0 in only Test for Pakistan 1967)
  • May 1 Sergio Infante, Chilean poet and writer
  • May 1 Jacob Bekenstein, American-Israeli theoretical physicist (Bekenstein-Hawking radiation), born in Mexico City (d. 2015)
  • May 2 Bill Lowery, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- )
  • May 3 Doug Henning, Ft Garry Manitoba, magician (Broadway play-Magic)
  • May 6 Andy Roberts, cricketer (NZ batsman 1976)
  • May 6 Ben Masters, Corvalis OR, actor (Vic-Another World, Making Mr Right)
  • May 6 Dennis Cowan, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band), born in London, England
  • May 6 Sandra Fisher, painter
  • May 6 Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher
  • May 6 Alan Dale, New Zealand actor
  • May 8 Felicity Lott, English soprano (We come to the river)
  • May 8 Phil Sawyer, rocker (Spencer Davis Group)
  • May 8 H. Robert Horvitz, Nobel laureate
  • May 9 Anthony Corlan, Cork City Ireland, actor (Something for Everyone)
  • May 10 Jay Ferguson, rocker (Spirit-I Got A Line on You), born in Burbank, California
  • May 10 Meg Foster, Conn, actress (Sunshine, Cagney & Lacey)
  • May 10 Paul Nicholas Young, architect
  • May 10 Caroline Cooney, American author
  • May 10 Thomas Tessier, American author
  • May 11 Claude "Butch" Hudson Trucks, drummer (Allman Brothers)
  • May 12 Michael Ignatieff, Canadian politician
  • May 12 Micheline Lanctôt, American film actor, director and screenwriter
  • May 12 catherine yronwode, American writer and editor
  • May 13 David Hughes, cricketer
  • May 13 Pete "Overend" Watts, English rock bassist (Mott The Hoople-All Young Dudes), born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • May 13 Stephen R Donaldson, US, sci-fi author (Lord Foul's Bane)
  • May 13 Edgar Burcksen, Dutch film editor
  • May 13 Toy Caldwell, rock musician (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg South Carolina (d. 1993)
  • May 14 Al Ciner, rock guitarist (American Breed), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 14 Dick "Dirt" Tidrow, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • May 14 Karin Struck, German feminist writer, born in Groß Kiesow
  • May 14 Tamara Dobson, actress (Amazons, Cleopatra Jones), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • May 15 Graham Goble, Adelaide, Australia, rock guitarist (Little River Band)
  • May 16 Barbara Lee, US singer (Chiffons, He's So Fine)
  • May 16 Bill Smitrovich, actor (Crime Story, Miami Vice)
  • May 17 John Traicos, cricketer (in Egypt South Africa 1970, Zimbabwe 1992-93)
  • May 18 Candice Azzara, actress (Fatso), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 18 John Bruton, Prime Minister (Republic of Ireland)
  • May 19 Jerry Hyman, Bkln, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears)
  • May 21 Bill Champlin, rocker, born in Oakland, California
  • May 21 Dorothy Germain, LPGA golfer
  • May 21 Richard Hatch, actor (Battlestar Galactica), born in Santa Monica, California
  • May 21 Jonathan Hyde, Australian-born actor
  • May 23 Ann Hui, director (Boat People)
  • May 23 Bernard Comrie, English linguist
  • May 23 Jane Kenyon, American poet (d. 1995)
  • May 24 Luke Rittner, sect-gen (Arts Council)
  • May 24 Mike Reid, Altoona Penn, country singer (Walk on Faith)
  • May 24 Martin Winterkorn, German automotive executive
  • May 25 Jessi Colter, [Miriam Johnson], Phoenix, country singer (I'm Not Lisa)
  • May 25 Karen Valentine, Santa Rosa CA, actress (Love American Style, Room 222)
  • May 25 Mitch Margo, Bkln, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight)
  • May 26 Glenn Turner, cricketer (masterful NZ opening batsman)
  • May 26 Piers Gray, critic/writer
  • May 26 Sherry Bain, California, actress (Pipe Dreams)
  • May 27 Liana Alexandra, composer
  • May 27 Peter DeFazio, (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • May 27 Robert Reinacher Jr, horse trainer
  • May 27 Branko Oblak, Slovenian footballer
  • May 28 Patti Reynolds, playmate (Sept, 1965), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 28 Sondra Locke, Shelbyville Tenn, actress (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter)
  • May 28 Zahi Hawass, Egyptian Egyptologist
  • May 28 Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist
  • May 28 Leland Sklar, musician and bass guitarist, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • May 29 Mark Nelson, crew member (Biosphere 2), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • May 29 Anthony Geary, actor (Luke/Bill-General Hospital), born in Coalville Utah
  • May 29 Gene Robinson, American ecclesiastic
  • May 30 Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian LPGA golfer, born in Shawinigan, Quebec
  • May 31 William H Campbell Jr, rocker