Famous People Born in May 1948

  • May 1 James Wise, US soul singer (Archie Bell & the Drells)
  • May 2 Larry Gatlin, Seminole Tx, country singer (Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady)
  • May 3 Chris Mulkey, American actor
  • May 4 Billy O'Donnell, harness racer driver of year (1984)
  • May 4 Hurley Haywood, American race car driver, and three-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • May 4 George Tupou V, Tonga, King of Tonga (2006-2012), (d. 2012)
  • May 5 Bill Ward, heavy metal drummer (Black Sabbath), born in Birmingham, England
  • May 5 Frank Esier-Smith, rocker
  • May 6 Richard Cox, American actor (Mark-Executive Suite), born in NYC, New York
  • May 7 Peter Wingfield, Wales, rocker/actor (Methos-Highlander)
  • May 8 John Reid, British politician (L), born in Bellshill, Scotland
  • May 8 Maurizio Nichetti, actor (Icicle Thief, Volcano)
  • May 8 Stephen Stohn, Canadian television producer (Degrassi)
  • May 9 John Drayton Mahaffey, Kerrville TX, PGA golfer (1978 PGA Champ)
  • May 9 Hans Georg Bock, German mathematician
  • May 9 Calvin Murphy, American basketball player
  • May 10 Christopher Gent, CEO (Vodafone Group)
  • May 11 Alfred Matt, Austria, slalom (Olympic-bronze-1968)
  • May 11 Nirj Deva, Sri Lankan-British politician
  • May 11 Shigeru Izumiya, Japanese folk musician
  • May 12 Lindsay Ann Crouse, American actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart), born in NYC, New York
  • May 12 Steve Winwood, England, musician (A Higher Love, Roll with it)
  • May 13 Jeffrey Evans, Lord Mayor of London (2015-16), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • May 14 Bob Woolmer, cricketer (England batsman mid-70's)
  • May 14 Dave LaRoche, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • May 14 Walter Olkewicz, actor (Last Resort, Wizards & Warriors), born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • May 15 Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)
  • May 16 Katia Dandoulaki, Greek actress
  • May 18 Felix MH Troch, Flemish actor/director (Gekkenbriefje)
  • May 18 Joe Bonsall, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 19 Grace Jones, Jamacian singer/actress (Vamp, A View to a Kill), born in Spanish Town, St. Catherine
  • May 19 Jean-Pierre Haignere, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-17)
  • May 19 Tom Scott, LA, saxophonist/bandleader (Pat Sajak Show)
  • May 20 Dave Thomas, St Catherines Ontario, comedian (SCTV, Grace Under Fire)
  • May 20 John Amiel, director (Queen of Hearts, Tune in Tomorrow)
  • May 20 John R McKernan Jr, (Rep-R-ME, 1983-86/Gov-Maine)
  • May 20 Samuel Gejdenson, (Rep-D-Connecticut, 1981- )
  • May 21 Carol Potter, actress (Beverly Hills 90210)
  • May 21 Leo Sayer, [Gerard], England, singer (When I Need Love)
  • May 22 Richard Baker, (Rep-R-Louisiana)
  • May 23 Reggie Cleveland, baseball player
  • May 25 Sgt. Slaughter, American professional wrestler
  • May 25 Klaus Meine, German musician (Scorpions)
  • May 26 Geoff Greenidge, cricketer (no relation to Gordon, WI opener 1972-74)
  • May 26 Stevie [Stephanie] Nicks, American singer songwriter (Fleetwood Mac, Bella Donna), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • May 27 Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-8, T-14, TM-7)
  • May 27 Anna E "Annelies" Balhan, Dutch revue-artist/actress (Sweet Chairty)
  • May 27 Pete Sears, bassist (Jefferson Starship)
  • May 28 Bob Shearer, Australian golfer, born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • May 28 Ray Laidlaw, British rock drummer (Jack the Lad)
  • May 29 Linda Esther Gray, opera singer
  • May 29 Michael Berkley, composer/broadcaster
  • May 29 Nick Mancuso, Italian-Canadian actor
  • May 30 Michael Piller, American screenwriter (d. 2005)
  • May 31 Duncan L Hunter, (Rep-R-CA, 1981- 2009), born in Riverside, California
  • May 31 John Bonham, drummer (Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven), born in Redditch, England
  • May 31 Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress (Sweeney, Scarlet Tunic), born in Montreal, Quebec, (d. 2014)
  • May 31 Svetlana Alexievich, journalist and author (Noble Prize for Literature 2015), born in Stanislav, Ukraine
  • May 31 Mike Edwards [Swami Deva Pramada ], musician (ELO), born in London (d. 2010)