Famous People Born in May 1935

  • May 1 Ann Robinson, American actress
  • May 2 Faisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58), son of Ghasi I, born in Baghdad (d. 1958)
  • May 2 Lance LeGault, American actor (The A-Team), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • May 3 Donald P Hodel, US Secretary of Interior (1985-89), born in Portland, Oregon
  • May 3 Ron Popeil, American inventor and TV personality, born in NYC, New York
  • May 5 Douglas Marland, West Sand Lake NY, soap opera writer (Gen Hospital)
  • May 5 Edward "Kidd" Jordan, American jazz saxophonist and music educator, born in Crowley, New Orleans
  • May 7 Kevin O'Connor, actor (Bogie, Special Effects), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 7 Isobel Warren, Canadian author and journalist
  • May 8 Jack Charlton, soccer manager (Rep of Ireland)
  • May 8 Salome Jens, actress (From Here to Eternity), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • May 8 Viscount Falkland, British peer (Lib-Dem)
  • May 9 Nole "Nokie" Edwards, American surf-rock guitarist (The Ventures) and actor (Deadwood), born in Lahoma, Oklahoma (d. 2018)
  • May 9 Roger Hargreaves, English author and illustrator of children's books (Mr. Men and Little Miss), born in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire (d. 1988)
  • May 10 Henry Fambrough, US singer (Spinners)
  • May 10 Larry Williams, American musician (Dizzy, Miss Lizzie), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1980)
  • May 11 Doug McClure, actor (Checkmate, Virginian, Roots), born in Glendale, California
  • May 11 Francisco Umbral, Spanish novelist (d. 2007)
  • May 11 Christopher "Kit" Lamber, British record producer and manager of The Who, born in Knightsbridge, London (d. 1981)
  • May 12 Johnny Bucyk, Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 13 Nigel Butterley, composer
  • May 13 Yizhak Sadai, composer
  • May 13 Dominic Cossa, American baritone
  • May 15 Ted Dexter, cricketer (in Milan Superb England batsman of 60's)
  • May 15 Gordon Mills, British songwriter (Tom Jones - "Its not Unusual"), born in Madras, India (d. 1986)
  • May 17 Dennis Christopher George Potter, British dramatist (The Singing Detective, Karaoke, Midnight Movie), born in Gloucestershire, England (d. 1994)
  • May 17 Ivan Slone, world-famous watchmaker
  • May 19 David Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America)
  • May 19 Fritz Rudolf Fries, German writer, born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 2014)

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May 20 José Mujica, 40th President of Uruguay (2010-2015), champion of the poor and former urban guerrilla with the Tupamaros, born in Montevideo, Uruguay

President of Uruguay José Mujica
President of Uruguay
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  • May 21 Terry Lightfoot, clarinetist/bandleader (New Orleans Jazzmen)
  • May 22 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player
  • May 23 Juliet Campbell, British ambassador (to Luxembourg)
  • May 23 Lord Grenfell, head of External affairs European office, world bank
  • May 24 Joan Micklin Silver, American director
  • May 25 Cookie Gilchrist, American football player
  • May 25 Victoria Shaw, Australian-born American actress (d. 1988)
  • May 26 Sheila Steafel, South African-born British actress
  • May 27 Elias Gistelinck, Flemish composer
  • May 27 Lee Meriwether, Miss America (Time Tunnel, Barnaby Jones), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 27 Ramsey Lewis, Chic, pop jazz artist (Hang on Sloopy)
  • May 27 Malcolm "Mal" Evans, British Beatles roadie and assistant, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1976)
  • May 28 Kenneth Kleinwort, English banker/multi-millionaire
  • May 29 André Brink, South African writer (Dry White Season), born in Vrede, Free State
  • May 29 Denis J Worrall, South African politician/leader (DP)
  • May 29 Martin Garrod, Commandant General (Royal Marines)
  • May 30 Bill Mallory, College Football coach (Miami, Colorado, Northern Illinois, Indiana), born in Sandusky, Ohio (d. 2018)
  • May 31 Bruce Bolton, cricketer (two Tests NZ v England 1959)
  • May 31 Jim Bolger, 35th Prime Minister of New Zealand