On This Day

Famous Birthdays on May 23 (Part 2)

  • 1961 Dave Babych, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
  • 1961 Kevin Romine, baseball player
  • 1962 Karen Duffy [Duff], American MTV VJ/actress (Meet Wally Sparks), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962 Imran Anwar, Pakistani Internet pioneer and American TV personality
  • 1962 Franca Masu, Italian jazz and world music singer-songwriter, born in Alghero, Sardinia, Italy
  • 1964 Kenny Gattison, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)
  • 1964 Staci Greason, actress (Isabella Toscando-Days of Our Lives), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1964 Ruth Metzler-Arnold, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • 1965 James Hasty, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • 1965 Woorkeri Venkat Raman, cricketer (Indian slow left-arm all-rounder)
  • 1965 Tom Tykwer, German film director
  • 1965 Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, Real Madrid footballer
  • 1965 Melissa McBride, American actress (The Walking Dead), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1966 Gary Roberts, Canadian ice hockey left wing (NHL All-Star 1992, 93, 2004; Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, Toronto Maple Leafs), born in North York, Ontario
  • 1966 Graeme Hick MBE, English cricket batsman (65 Tests, 6 x 100s; 120 ODIs; Worcestershire), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1967 Anna Ibrisagic, Swedish politician
  • 1967 Philip Selway, British alternative-rock drummer (Radiohead - "Creep"; "Lucky"), and singer-songwriter, born in Oxfordshire, England
  • 1967 Freddie "Junior" Waite, British reggae-rock drummer (Musical Youth - "Pass the Dutchie"), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1968 Guinevere Turner, American actress
  • 1969 Pat Hurst, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 1998), born in San Leandro, California
  • 1969 Ramon Caraballo, baseball player
  • 1970 Ricky Gutierrez, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1970 Yigal Amir, Israeli assassin of Yitzhak Rabin
  • 1970 Nanette Burstein, American director and producer
  • 1970 Bryan Herta, American race car driver
  • 1970 Blake Schwendiman, American author
  • 1970 Matt Flynn, American drummer (Maroon 5, since 2006 - "Moves Like Jagger", born in Woodstock, New York
  • 1971 Issac Booth, NFL cornerback/safety (Cleveland Browns)
  • 1971 Marshall Boze, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in San Manual, Arizona
  • 1971 Laurel Holloman, American actress
  • 1972 Isabelle Fijalkowski, WNBA center/forward (Cleveland Rockers)
  • 1972 Marco van Hoogdalem, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1972 Rene Ingoglia, running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • 1972 Shannon Brown, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • 1972 Rubens Barrichello, Brazilian formula one driver
  • 1973 Verna Vasquez, Miss Universe-best swimsuit (Curacao, 1997)
  • 1973 (Gerald) Maxwell [Rivera], American Grammy Award-winning neo-soul singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer ("Fortunate"; "Pretty Wings"), born in Brooklyn New York City
  • 1974 Duane Clemons, American NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Riverside, California

Jewel Kilcher

1974 Jewel Kilcher, American Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter ("Pieces Of You"; "You Were Meant For Me"; "Standing Still"), born in Payson, Utah

Ken Jennings

1974 Ken Jennings, American game show contestant, born in Edmonds, Washington

  • 1974 Matt Hindle, Canadian bobsledder, born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1974 Mónica Naranjo, Spanish singer, born in Figueres, Spain
  • 1974 Charlie Yeung, Hong Kong actress and singer (Seven Swords), born in Hong Kong
  • 1975 Vincent Goossens, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • 1975 Kim Sung-soo, South Korean actor
  • 1976 Kelly Marie Monaco, playmate (April, 1997), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976 Ricardinho, Brazilian footballer
  • 1977 Richard Ayoade, English comedian, actor and director (The IT Crowd), born in London, England
  • 1978 Scott Raynor, American drummer (Blink-182, 1992-1998), born in Poway, California
  • 1978 Mike González, American baseball player, born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1978 Carolyn Moos, American model and professional basketball player
  • 1979 Brian Campbell, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1979 Kirk Saarloos, American baseball player
  • 1979 Rasual Butler, American basketball player
  • 1979 Josh Cooley, American animator, screenwriter (Inside Out), and Academy Award-winning director (Toy Story 4), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1980 Theofanis Gekas, Greek footballer
  • 1980 Lane Garrison, American actor
  • 1981 Gwenno Saunders, Welsh dancer and singer (The Pipettes)
  • 1982 Cyrill Gloor, Swiss footballer
  • 1982 Malene Mortensen, Danish singer
  • 1982 Tristan Prettyman, American musician
  • 1983 Cristiano Bilanzola, Canadian musician and filmmaker
  • 1983 Alex Shelley, American professional wrestler
  • 1983 Heidi Range, British pop singer (Atomic Kittens; Sugababes - "Angels with Dirty Faces"), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1983 Jennifer Bellor, American orchestral and jazz composer (Reflections at Dusk), born in northern New York State
  • 1984 Adam Wylie, actor (Picket Fences)
  • 1985 Ross Wallace, Scottish footballer
  • 1986 Ruben Zadkovich, Australian soccer player
  • 1986 Ryan Coogler, American director and screenwriter (Fruitvale Station, The Black Panther), born in Oakland, California
  • 1988 Morgan Pressel, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 2007), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1991 Sarah Jarosz, American singer-songwriter (World on the Ground), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1991 Aaron Donald, American NFL football defensive end, Defensive Rookie of the Year, 7x Pro Bowls, 3x Defensive Player of the Year (St. Louis/Los Angeles Rams), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1998 Steve Lacy [Lacy-Moya], American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and record producer (The Internet), born in Compton, California
  • 1999 James Charles [Dickinson], American internet personality and model (Cover Girl), born in Bethlehem, New York