Famous People Born in May 1953

  • May 1 Elquemedo Willett, cricketer (WI lefty spinner early 70's)
  • May 1 Felix Hanemann, rocker (Zebra)
  • May 1 Mindy Moore, LPGA golfer
  • May 1 Glen Ballard, American songwriter and record producer
  • May 2 "Keith" Jamaal Wilkes, NBA forward (Golden State-Rookie of Yr 1975)
  • May 3 Bruce Hall, Champaign Ill, rock bassist (Reo Speedwagon)
  • May 3 Van McLain, rocker (Shooting Star)
  • May 6 Lynn Whitfield, actress (Josephine Baker, Equal Justice), born in Baton Rouge
  • May 6 Tony Blair, British Prime Minister (Labour, 1997-2007 )
  • May 6 Michelle Courchesne, Quebec politician
  • May 6 Graeme Souness, Scottish footballer/manager
  • May 7 Pat McInally, American National Football League player
  • May 7 Ian McKay, British soldier (VC recipient) (d. 1982)
  • May 8 Billy Burnette, rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 8 Alex Van Halen, Amsterdam The Netherlands, Dutch drummer (Van Halen)
  • May 9 Daniel Talbot, golfer (Quebec Open-1979, 81, 84), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • May 9 Gregory Beecroft, Chorpus Christi TX, actor (Guiding Light)
  • May 9 Ron Jackson, baseball player
  • May 9 Scott McInnis, (Rep-R-Colorado)
  • May 10 Barbara Moxness, LPGA golfer
  • May 10 Lawrence Lau, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
  • May 10 Steve Thomas, rocker (Shooting Star)
  • May 10 John Diamond, English journalist (d. 2001)
  • May 10 Tito Santana, Mexican-American professional wrestler
  • May 11 Boyd Gaines, actor (Mark-One Day at a Time, Sure Thing), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 11 David Gest, American television producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • May 14 Bill Meek, Upland PA, prone rifle (Olympics-8th-1996)
  • May 14 Tom Cochrane, rock vocalist/guitarist (Red Rider), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 14 Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia

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May 15 George Brett, American baseball third baseman (KC Royals, 1980 AL MVP), born in Glen Dale, West Virginia

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • May 15 Mike Oldfield, England, composer (Tubular Bells)

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May 16 Pierce Brosnan, Irish actor (Remington Steele, Golden Eye), born in Drogheda, Ireland

  • May 16 David Maclean, British minister of state
  • May 16 Richard Page, rocker (Mr Mister), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 16 Rick Rhoden, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • May 17 George Johnson, rocker (Brothers Johnson), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 17 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (ABC-TV, CBS Morning Show), born in Pasadena, California
  • May 17 Nicholas Bacon, premier baronet of England
  • May 17 Yoko Shimada, Kumamota Japan, author (Kir Royal)/actress (Shogun)
  • May 18 Helen Chadwick, artist
  • May 18 [Feliciano] Butch Tavares, rocker (Tavares)
  • May 19 Henry Lascelles, English grandson of princess Mary
  • May 19 Shavarsh Karapetyan, Soviet Armenian finswimmer
  • May 19 Victoria Wood, British comedian and actress (Dinner Ladies), born in Bury, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • May 19 Dawud M. Mu'Min, American convicted murderer (d. 1997)
  • May 20 Robert Doyle, Australian politician
  • May 22 John Edward Stevens, bank robber (FBI Most Wanted List), born in NYC, New York
  • May 22 Doris Barnett, German politician
  • May 22 Cha Bum-Kun, Korean footballer
  • May 24 Alfred Molina, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears), born in London, England
  • May 24 Nell Campbell, [Laura], Australian actress (Rocky Horror), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • May 25 Donald Albert Weibring Jr, Quincy IL, PGA golfer (1979 Quad Cities)
  • May 25 Jane Priest, Perth Australia, Prince Charles' lover
  • May 25 Rich Alves, Pleasanton California, singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake)
  • May 25 Eve Ensler, American playwright
  • May 25 Daniel Passarella, Argentine footballer
  • May 25 Stan Sakai, Japanese-American cartoonist (Usagi Yojimbo)
  • May 26 Michael Portillo, British politician
  • May 28 Arto Lindsay, rocker/actor (Cookie, Desperately Seeking Susan)

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May 29 Danny Elfman, composer (Simspon Show Theme), born in Los Angeles, California

Composer Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman
  • May 29 Ranji Nanan, cricketer (Trinidad off-spinner, 1 Test v Pakistan 1981)
  • May 29 Rick Henderson, Beaumont Tx, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)
  • May 30 Colm Meaney, actor (Star Trek Deep Space 9)
  • May 31 Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Finnish actor