On This Day

Famous Birthdays on May 1 (Part 2)

  • 1973 Curtis Martin, Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (Pro Bowl 1995, 96, 98, 2001, 04; First-team All-Pro 2001, 04; NE Patriots, NY Jets), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1973 Oliver Neuville, German soccer striker (69 caps; Servette, Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia M'gladbach), born in Locarno, Switzerland
  • 1975 Austin Croshere, American basketball forward (Indiana Pacers) and broadcaster (Fox Sports Indiana Pacers analyst), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1975 Marc-Vivien Foé, Cameroon soccer midfielder (62 caps; collapsed during international match, died; Lens, West Ham, Lyon), born in Yaounde, Cameroon (d. 2003)

Jodhi May

1975 Jodhi May, British actress (A World Apart, The Other Boleyn Girl), born in London, England

  • 1975 Alexei Smertin, Russian soccer midfielder/executive (55 caps; Zarya Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Bordeaux), born in Barnaul, Russia
  • 1976 Darius McCrary, actor (Edward Winslow-Family Matters)
  • 1977 Dan Regan, American musician (Reel Big Fish)
  • 1978 Sachie Hara, Japanese actress
  • 1979 Jennifer Botterill, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic gold 2002, 06, 10; Toronto Aeros, Harvard), born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1979 Mauro Bergamasco, Italian rugby union flanker (Italy 106 caps; Benetton Treviso, Stade Français), born in Padova, Italy
  • 1979 Ben Easter, American actor
  • 1980 Ana Claudia Talancón, Mexican actress
  • 1980 Zaz [Isabelle Geffroy], French singer-songwriter (Je veux), born in Tours, France
  • 1980 Inês Henriques, Portuguese race walker (World C'ships gold 50k walk 2017), born in Santarém, Portugal
  • 1981 Daniel Letterle, American actor (Camp), and singer, born on Northfield, Ohio
  • 1981 Aliaksandr Hleb, Belarusian soccer winger (80 caps; VfB Stuttgart, Arsenal), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • 1981 Wes Welker, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowls 2008-12; First Team All Pro 2009, 12), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1982 Tommy Robredo, Spanish tennis player (12 ATP titles), born in Hostalric, Spain
  • 1982 Jamie Dornan, Irish actor (Fifty Shades of Grey), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1982 Katya [Brian McCook] American drag queen, comedian and TV performer (The Trixie and Katya Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1982 Darijo Srna, Croatian soccer defender (134 caps; Shakhtar Donetsk 339 games), born in Metković, Croatia
  • 1982 Beto, Portuguese soccer goalkeeper (16 caps; Sevilla, Göztepe S.K.), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1982 Justė Janulytė, Lithuanian contemporary classical composer (Observation Of Clouds; The Color of Water), born in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 1983 Alain Bernard, French swimmer (Olympic gold 100m freestyle 2008, 4x100 freestyle relay 2012), born in Aubagne, France
  • 1984 Keiichiro Koyama, Japanese musician (NEWS)
  • 1984 Farah Fath, American actress
  • 1984 Mišo Brečko, Slovenian soccer defender (77 caps; FC Köln, FC Nürnberg), born in Trbovlje, Slovenia
  • 1984 David Backes, American ice hockey center (NHL All Star 2011; Olympic silver 2010; St. Louis Blues, Boston Bruins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1984 Alexander Farnerud, Swedish soccer midfielder (8 caps; Strasbourg, Young Boys), born in Landskrona, Sweden
  • 1985 Drew Sidora, American actress
  • 1986 Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer striker (58 caps; El Nacional, Santos Laguna, América), born in Quito, Ecuador (d. 2013)
  • 1987 Shahar Pe'er, Israeli tennis player (5 WTA singles titles), born in Jerusalem, Israel
  • 1987 Matt Di Angelo, English Actor (Eastenders), born in London, England
  • 1987 Leonardo Bonucci, Italian soccer centre-back (95 caps; Juventus), born in Viterbo, Italy
  • 1987 Ryan Matthews, American NFL running back (Pro Bowl 2011; SD Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Riverside, California
  • 1988 Teodor Peterson, Swedish cross-country skier (Olympic silver individual sprint, bronze team sprint 2014), born in Umeå, Sweden
  • 1988 Nicholas Braun, American actor (Succession), born in Bethpage, New York
  • 1991 Creagen Dow, American actor
  • 1991 Marcus Stroman, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2019; Gold Glove 2017; Toronto Blue Jays, NY Mets), born in Medford, New York
  • 1992 Matĕj Vydra, Czech Republic soccer striker (26 caps; Watford, Derby County, Burnley), born in Chotĕboř, Czech Republic
  • 1997 Ariel Gade, American actress
  • 2004 Charli D'Amelio, American dancer considered TikTok's biggest star, born in Norwalk, Connecticut