Famous People Born in May 1961

  • May 1 Charlie O'Brien, catcher (Brewers, Mets, Braves, Blue Jays), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • May 1 Steven Cauthen, jockey (1978 Kentucky Derby-Affirmed)
  • May 1 Marilyn Milian, current judge on The People's Court
  • May 2 Doctor Robert, [Bruce R Howard], rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
  • May 2 Peter Doohan, Australia, tennis star
  • May 2 Phil Vickery, English celebrity chef
  • May 3 Steve McClaren, English football manager
  • May 3 Joe Murray, American cartoonist
  • May 3 David Vitter American politician
  • May 4 Eugene Daniel, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens)
  • May 4 Jay Aston, English singer (Bucks Fizz), born in Purley, Surrey
  • May 4 Mary Elizabeth McDonough, Van Nuys Cal, actress (Erin-Waltons)
  • May 4 Luis Herrera, Colombian cyclist
  • May 4 Ishita Bhaduri, Indian (Bengali) Poet
  • May 5 Hiro Hase, wrestler (NJPW)
  • May 6 Clay O'Brien, Ray Az, actor (Weedy-Cowboys)

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May 6 George Clooney, American actor (ER, Batman, The Descendants), born in Lexington, Kentucky

  • May 6 Roma Downey, Derry Ireland, actress (1 Life to Live, Touched by an Angel)
  • May 7 Linda Somers, Bitburg Germany, US marathoner (Olympics-31st-96)
  • May 7 Phil Campbell, British musician (Motörhead)
  • May 8 Riaz Poonawalla, cricketer (Indian 12th man/UAE bat 1994 ICC Trophy)
  • May 8 David Winning, Canadian film director
  • May 8 Akira Taue, Japanese professional wrestler
  • May 8 Bill de Blasio, American politician New York City Mayor (2013-), born in Manhattan, New York
  • May 9 Rene Capo, Pinal del Rio Cuba, half-heavyweight judoka (Olympics-96)
  • May 10 Blyth Tait, England, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-gold-96)
  • May 10 Randy Cunneyworth, Etobicoke, NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators)
  • May 10 Teri Copley, Arcadia California, actress (Mickey-We've Got it Made)
  • May 10 Johanna ter Steege, Dutch actress
  • May 11 Cecile Licad, Manila Philippines, pianist (Leventritt Award-1981)
  • May 11 Diana Lee[-Hsu], playmate (May, 1988), born in Seattle, Washington
  • May 12 Billy Duffy, rocker (Cult-Hell's Kitchen)
  • May 12 Lar Park Lincoln, American actress
  • May 12 Bruce McCulloch, Canadian actor (The Kids in the Hall), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • May 12 Thomas Dooley, German-American Soccer Player

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May 13 Dennis Rodman, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls), born in Trenton, New Jersey

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  • May 14 Tim Roth, actor (Reservoir Dogs, Vincent & Theo), born in London, England
  • May 14 Ulrike Folkerts, German actress
  • May 14 Alain Vigneault, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • May 15 Anne Kelly, LPGA golfer
  • May 15 Katrin Cartlidge, British actress (d. 2002)
  • May 15 Melle Mel, American musician
  • May 16 Nina Arvesen, White Plains NY, actress (Cassandra-Young & Restless)
  • May 16 Kevin Guidry, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos)
  • May 16 Kevin McDonald, Canadian comedian and actor
  • May 16 Charles Wright, American professional wrestler known as "The Godfather"

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May 17 Enya [Eithne Ní Bhraonáin], Irish singer and songwriter (A Day Without Rain), born in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland

Singer-Songwriter Enya
  • May 19 Lisa Rathgber Wagner, bowler (3-time LPBT Player of Year, Bowler of Decade), born in Hillsboro Illinois
  • May 19 Gregory Poirier, American screenwriter and director
  • May 20 Clive Allen, WLAF kicker (London Monarchs)
  • May 20 Kit Clarke, rocker (Danny Wilson-Mary's Prayer)
  • May 20 Nick Heyward, guitar/vocals (Haircut 100-Favourite Shirts)
  • May 20 Sally Quinlan, LPGA golfer
  • May 20 Vaughn Jefferis, Matangi NZ, equestrian 3 day event (Olymp-bronze-96)
  • May 21 Tim Lever, keyboard/sax (Dead or Alive-You Spin Me Round)
  • May 22 Dana Williams, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • May 23 Dave Babych, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
  • May 23 Kevin Romine, baseball player
  • May 25 Hiro Saito, wrestler (All-Japan/NJPW/Calgary)
  • May 26 Stephen Robert Pate, Ventura CA, PGA golfer (1987 Southwest Classic)
  • May 26 Tarsem Singh, Indian film director
  • May 27 Cathy Silvers, actress (Happy Days, Foley Square), born in NYC, New York
  • May 27 Jill Sterkel, US swimmer (Olympics-bronze-1976, 84, 88)
  • May 27 John Lugbill, Wauseon Ohio, US canoeist/kayaker (Olympic-92)
  • May 27 Peri Gilpin, Waco Tx, actor (Roz Doyle-Frasier)
  • May 28 Roland Gift, UK, rocker (Fine Young Cannibals-She Drives Me Crazy)
  • May 29 David Palmer, heavy metal drummer (ABC, AC/DC)
  • May 29 Melissa Etheridge, US singer/songwriter/guitarist (Never Enough)
  • May 29 Todd Boonstra, Minneapolis Minn, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
  • May 30 Ella Arolovich, Leningrad USSR, model
  • May 30 Ralph Carter, actor (Michael Evans-Good Times), born in NYC, New York
  • May 30 Trey Parker, rapper/actor (Newsies, Hull High)
  • May 30 Harry Enfield, Horsham, West Sussex, English comedian (Dermot-Men Behaving Badly, Saturday Live)
  • May 31 Lea Thompson, actress (Back to the Future, Caroline In The City)