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Famous People Born in May 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • May 1 Ethan Albright, NFL long snapper (Pro Bowl 2007), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • May 1 Stuart Appleby, Australian golfer (British Open 2002 runner-up; 9 PGA Tour titles, Presidents Cup x 5), born in Cohuna, Victoria
  • May 1 Ajith Kumar, Indian film actor
  • May 2 Greg Bishop, American NFL guard (NY Giants), born in Stockton, California
  • May 3 James Roberson, American football defensive end (Rhein Fire), born in Bartow, Florida
  • May 3 Damon Dash, American entrepreneur and label executive (Roc-A-Fella Records), born in NYC, New York
  • May 3 Josey Scott, American singer (Saliva), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • May 4 Derrick Clark, American football fullback (Broncos, Rhein Fire), born in Apopka, Florida
  • May 4 Steve Glenn, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • May 4 Joe Borowski, American baseball player, born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • May 4 Luiz Garcia Jr., Brazilian racing driver, born in Brasilia, Brazil
  • May 5 Harold Miner, American NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Inglewood, California
  • May 5 Ken Brown, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos), born in Wiesbaden, Germany
  • May 5 David Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater) (d. 2005)
  • May 6 Rob Holmberg, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • May 6 Chris Shiflett, Guitarist for Foo Fighters

  • May 7 Cameron McFadzean, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • May 7 Dave Karpa, Regina, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • May 7 Rondell Jones, NFL safety (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens)
  • May 7 Horgh, (Reidar Horghagen) Norwegian drummer (Immortal/Hypocrisy)
  • May 7 Thomas Piketty, French economist and author ("Capital in the Twenty-First Century"), born in Clichy
  • May 8 Reggie Jones, American football wide receiver (KC Chiefs), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • May 8 Carlos Brooks, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • May 8 Chris Wolf, actor/musician (Guys Next Door)
  • May 8 Stephen Ingram, NFL tackle/guard (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • May 9 Nicolas Ghesquière, French fashion designer (Louis Vuitton ), born in Comines, France
  • May 9 Paul McGuigan, English bassist (Oasis)
  • May 10 Andrei Kravtsov, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • May 10 Eric Stock, soccer player (NEC)
  • May 10 Ronnie Dixon, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles, NY Jets)
  • May 10 Adriano Giannini, Italian actor
  • May 11 Corey Fuller, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • May 12 Craig Novitsky, NFL tackle (New Orleans Saints)
  • May 12 Jamie Luner, actress (Cindy-Just the 10 of Us), born in Palo Alto, California
  • May 12 Doug Basham, American professional wrestler
  • May 13 Hamish Pepper, laser single handed sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • May 13 Michael Sirotka, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 13 Rob Fredrickson, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • May 13 Tom Nalen, NFL center (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • May 14 Raphael Wiggins, rapper (Lifelines), born in Oakland, California
  • May 14 Sofia Coppola, American director (Lost in Translation), born in NYC, New York

  • May 15 Scott Shipley, Bremerton Wash, slalom single kayaker (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • May 15 Phil Pfister, American strength athlete
  • May 16 Khari Jones, Canadian American football player (BC Lions, Scottish Claymores) and coach (Montreal Alouettes), born in Hammond, Indiana
  • May 16 Rachel Goswell, English singer and songwriter (Slowdive, Mojave 3)
  • May 17 Bill Lindsay, Big Fork, NHL left wing (Florida Panthers)
  • May 17 Mark Williams, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 17 Shaun Hart, Australian footballer
  • May 17 Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti, Queen of the Netherlands (2013-present), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 18 Ben Coleman, guard/offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 18 Clifton Sunada, extra-lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • May 18 Craig Hentrich, NFL punter (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 18 Karen Bye, ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • May 18 Lael Perlstrom, Laguna Beach Cal, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25-1995)
  • May 18 Rich Garces, Maracay Aragua Venezuela, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • May 18 Desiree Horton, American helicopter pilot/television reporter
  • May 18 Nobuteru Taniguchi, Japanese racing driver
  • May 19 Darryl Morrison, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)
  • May 19 Lori Ann Mundt, Yorkton Saskatchawan, volleyball player (Olympics 1996)
  • May 19 Psicosis, Mexican professional wrestler
  • May 20 Jonas Berqvist, Angelhorn SWE, hockey forward (Team Sweden, Olympics 1998)
  • May 20 Niklas Andersson, Kungalv Swe, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
  • May 20 Sandy Schreur, Dutch soccer player (NEC)
  • May 20 Šárka Kašpárková, Czech athlete
  • May 20 Tony Stewart, American race car driver
  • May 21 Eric Nies, actor (MTV Real World, Grind)
  • May 22 Corey Croom, NFL running back (NE Patriots)
  • May 22 Troy Barnhart, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996), born in Hanford, California
  • May 22 Manuel Ortiz, Mexican professional wrestler
  • May 23 Issac Booth, NFL cornerback/safety (Cleveland Browns)
  • May 23 Joseph Rogers, CFL receiver (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • May 23 Marshall Boze, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in San Manual, Arizona
  • May 23 Laurel Holloman, American actress
  • May 24 Paul Ragusa, Canadian 48 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Bülach, Switzerland
  • May 24 Troy Barnett, American NFL defensive end (NE Patriots), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • May 25 Alan Kline, American NFL tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Tiffin, Ohio
  • May 25 Justin Henry, American actor (Kramer vs Kramer, 16 Candles), born in Rye, New York
  • May 25 Keith Hamilton, American NFL defensive tackle (NY Giants), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • May 25 Larry Thompson, CFL/NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks, BC Lions), born in Snyder, Texas
  • May 25 Tim Kroeker, Canadian 110m hurdler (Olympics 1996), born in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
  • May 25 Marco Cappato, Italian politician (Member of the European Parliament), born in Milan, Italy
  • May 26 Darwin Ireland, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • May 26 Steven Rice, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • May 26 Matt Stone, American television producer
  • May 27 Corey Beck, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • May 27 Ferdino Hernandez, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • May 27 Monika Schnarre, American actress (Bold & Beautiful)
  • May 27 Paul Bettany, English actor (A Beautiful Mind ), born in London
  • May 27 Wayne Carey, Australian rules footballer
  • May 27 Kaur Kender, Estonian author
  • May 27 Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, American singer (TLC) (d. 2002)
  • May 27 Glenn Ross, Northern Irish strongman
  • May 28 Nick Bravin, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • May 28 Isabelle Carré, French actress
  • May 28 Marco Rubio, American politician (Senate-R-Florida, 2011-), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 29 Éric Lucas, Canadian boxer (WBC Super Middleweight title 2001-02), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • May 30 Drahomir Kadlec, Pribham CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Czech Rep)
  • May 30 Jiri Slegr, Jihlava Cze, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers, Olympic gold 1998)
  • May 30 Kyle Vander Kuyp, Australian 110m hurdler (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestIdina Menzel

May 30 Idina Menzel, American actress and singer born in Queens, New York

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel
  • May 31 Brad Elberg, CFL running back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • May 31 Lenny McGill, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 31 Murray Hocking, Victoria Australia, badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • May 31 Sarah O'Hare, model (Cosmopolitan-Jan 1994)
  • May 31 Troy Malave, Cumana Venezuela, outfielder (Boston Red Sox)

About May 1971

How Old? 48 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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