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Famous People Born in May 1970

  • May 1 Alex Van Pelt, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills) and QB coach ; GB Packers, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns) , born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • May 1 Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992; Champions Trophy gold 1999), born in Perth, West Australia
  • May 3 Alexia Dechaume-Balleret, French tennis star (1992 Aust), born in La Rochelle, France
  • May 3 Ted Crowley, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • May 4 Dawn Staley, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 4 Gregg Alexander, American musician (New Radicals), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • May 4 Will Arnett, Canadian-American actor (Arrested Development), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 5 Harold Nash, American CFL halfback (Montreal Alouettes), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • May 5 LaPhonso Ellis, American NBA forward (Denver Nuggets), born in East St. Louis, Illinois
  • May 5 Kyan Douglas, American TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 5 Juan Acevedo, Mexican baseball player (Colorado Rockies), born in Ciudad Ju├írez, Mexico
  • May 5 Naomi Klein, Canadian author (This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate) and activist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • May 5 Soheil Ayari, French-Iranian racer, born in Aix-les-Bains, Savoie, France
  • May 6 Emerson Martin, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers, Packers)
  • May 6 Kavan Smith, Canadian actor
  • May 7 Mark Smith, American outfielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in Pasadena, California

  • May 7 Sebastien Britten, Canadian figure skater (1995 Canadian Champ), born in Brossard, Quebec
  • May 8 Christine Stark, volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • May 8 Marco Heering, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • May 8 Michael Bevan, cricketer (dashing NSW & Australian lefty batsman)
  • May 9 Doug Christie, NBA guard/forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • May 10 Perry Blake, Irish singer/songwriter
  • May 10 Dallas Roberts, American actor
  • May 10 Gabriela Montero, Venezuelan-American pianist, born in Caracas
  • May 10 Sally Phillips, English comedian and actress (Smack the Pony, Miranda), born in Hong Kong
  • May 10 Craig Mack, American rapper (Flava In Ya Ear), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2018)
  • May 11 Dean Capobianco, Australian 200m/400m (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • May 11 Michael Joubert, Australian 400m/800m (Olympics 1996)
  • May 11 Nicky Katt, American actor
  • May 11 Glenn Hugill, British television presenter and producer
  • May 12 Andreas Hestler, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • May 12 Jim Furyk, American golfer (US Open 2003; 17 PGA Tour titles; first to shoot 58 2016), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • May 12 Mike Weir, Canadian golfer (US Masters 2003), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • May 12 Stevie Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • May 12 Todd Hallett, Canadian rower (Olympics-7-92, 96), born in Shelburne, Nova Scotia
  • May 12 Samantha Mathis, American actress (American Psycho, Billions), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • May 13 Mark Beaufait, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • May 13 Mitch Lyons, NFL tight end (Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • May 13 Selwyn Jones, NFL defensive back (Seahawks, Den Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • May 14 Natasha Ryan, actress (Amy-Ladies' Man), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 15 Artie Smith, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • May 15 Cory Philpot, CFL running back (BC Lions)
  • May 15 Desmond Howard, College Football Hall of Fame wide receiver (Heisman Trophy 1991, U of Michigan; Super Bowl MVP 1996, Green Bay Packers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 15 Frank de Boer, Dutch soccer star (Ajax)
  • May 15 Keith Tower, NBA center (LA Clippers)
  • May 15 Prince Be [Attrell Cordes], American rapper (PM Dawn), born in Jersey City (d. 2016)
  • May 15 Rod Smith, Texarkana, Arkansas, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • May 15 Ronald de Boer, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • May 15 Tony Brown, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • May 15 Nicola Walker, English actress (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Last Tango in Halifax), born in London
  • May 15 Martin Rossiter, Welsh Musician
  • May 16 Eric Lynch, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • May 16 Gabriela Sabatini, Argentine tennis player (US Open 1990), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 17 Alan Wetmore, CFL fullback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • May 17 Derrick Deese, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • May 17 Hubert Davis, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, NY Knicks)
  • May 17 Jim Cummins, Dearborn, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • May 17 Jodie Rogers, Australian diver (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • May 17 John Karelse, soccer player (NAC)
  • May 17 Jordan Knight, American singer-songwriter (New Kids on the Block), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • May 17 Renzo Furlan, Italian tennis star
  • May 17 Stefania Croce, Italian golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 2000 runner-up), born in Bergamo, Italy
  • May 17 Todd Mundt, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • May 17 Matt Lindland, American mixed martial arts fighter
  • May 17 Giovanna Trillini, Italian fencer (2 x Olympic gold foil 1992), born in Iesi, Italy
  • May 18 Clemens Zwijnenberg, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • May 18 Vicky Sunohara, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)

Person of interestTina Fey

May 18 Tina Fey, American actress and comedian (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), born in Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania

Actress & Writer Tina Fey
Actress & Writer
Tina Fey
  • May 19 K. J. Choi, South Korean golfer (Players C'ship 2011; 8 PGA Tour titles), born in Wando, South Korea
  • May 20 Jason York, Nepean, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • May 20 Missy Cress, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Burbank, California
  • May 20 Niklas Andersson, Kungalv SWE, NHL forward (Team Sweden, NY Islanders)
  • May 20 Terrell Brandon, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks)

Person of interestLouis Theroux

May 20 Louis Theroux, English television broadcaster (Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends, When Louis Met....), born in Singapore

Broadcaster Louis Theroux
Broadcaster
Louis Theroux
  • May 21 Dorsey Levens, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 21 Roman Turek, Strakonice CZE, hockey goalie (Team Czech Rep, Olympics 1998)
  • May 21 Scott "Munnster" Munn, Larkspur California, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • May 21 Veronica Sanchez, Michoan Mexico, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17-1994)
  • May 21 Carl Veart, Australian former footballer
  • May 22 Clyde Johnson, cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • May 22 Eric Wunderlich, American 200m breaststroke (Olympic 7th 1996)
  • May 22 Marcus Dowdell, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)

Person of interestNaomi Campbell

May 22 Naomi Campbell, English model and actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped), born in London, England

Supermodel & Actress Naomi Campbell
Supermodel & Actress
Naomi Campbell
  • May 22 Pedro Diniz, Brazilian Formula One driver
  • May 23 Ricky Gutierrez, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 23 Yigal Amir, Israeli assassin of Yitzhak Rabin
  • May 23 Nanette Burstein, American director and producer
  • May 23 Bryan Herta, American race car driver
  • May 23 Blake Schwendiman, American author
  • May 24 Jeff Zgonina, American NFL defensive tackle (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Rams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 24 Nick Castaneda, American pairs skater (& Dawn Piepenbrink), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • May 24 Tommy Page, Glenridge, New Jersey, American singer (I'll Be Your Everything)
  • May 25 Danni Roche, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • May 25 Heather Simmons-Carrasco, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic alt-96), born in Mountain View, California
  • May 25 Joey Eischen, American MLB pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in West Covina, California
  • May 25 Lindsay Greenbush, American twin actress (Carrie-Little House on Prairie), born in Hollywood, California
  • May 25 Michael Benyaer, Canadian-American actor (Deadpool) and writer (Pilot One), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • May 25 Robert Croft, Welsh cricket spin bowler, broadcaster (England 21 Tests, 49 wickets; Sky Sports), born in Morriston, Swansea
  • May 25 Sidney Greenbush, American twin actress (Carrie-Little House on Prairie), born in Hollywood, California
  • May 25 Satsuki Yukino, Japanese voice actor, born in Kyoto, Japan
  • May 26 Sam Mack, NBA forward/guard (Houston Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • May 26 Sebastian Barrie, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 26 Nobuhiro Watsuki, Japanese manga artist (Rurouni Kenshin), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • May 27 Michael Blackburn, Australian laser sailor (Olympic bronze 2000), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • May 27 Todd Collins, linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • May 27 Tim Farron, British politician

Person of interestJoseph Fiennes

May 27 Joseph Fiennes, English actor (Enemy at the Gates, Shakespeare in Love), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • May 27 Michele Bartoli, Italian cyclist
  • May 28 David Roberts, Alameda California, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994)
  • May 28 Jason Belser, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • May 28 Ian Cashmore, English actor and paranormal investigator
  • May 28 Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (d. 2002)
  • May 29 Natarsha Belling, Australian news presenter
  • May 29 Roberto Di Matteo, Italian soccer midfielder, manager (Italy 34 caps, Lazio, Chelsea), born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland
  • May 30 Sam Rogers, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • May 30 Ness Wadia, Indian industrialist
  • May 31 Cory Mantyka, CFL guard (BC Lions)

About May 1970

How Old? 50 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)