Birthdays in Film & Television in May 1953

  • May 6 Lynn Whitfield, actress (Josephine Baker, Equal Justice), born in Baton Rouge
  • May 9 Gregory Beecroft, Chorpus Christi TX, actor (Guiding Light)
  • May 10 Lawrence Lau, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
  • May 10 Tito Santana, Mexican-American professional wrestler
  • May 11 Boyd Gaines, American actor (Mark-One Day at a Time, Sure Thing), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 11 David Gest, American television producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)

Person of interestPierce Brosnan

May 16 Pierce Brosnan, Irish actor (Remington Steele, Golden Eye), born in Drogheda, Ireland

  • May 17 Kathleen Sullivan, newscaster (ABC-TV, CBS Morning Show), born in Pasadena, California
  • May 17 Yoko Shimada, Kumamota Japan, author (Kir Royal)/actress (Shogun)
  • May 19 Victoria Wood, British comedian and actress (Dinner Ladies), born in Bury, Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • May 24 Alfred Molina, British actor (Spider Man 2, Frida, Chocolat), born in London, England
  • May 24 Nell Campbell, [Laura], Australian actress (Rocky Horror), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • May 28 Arto Lindsay, rocker/actor (Cookie, Desperately Seeking Susan)
  • May 30 Colm Meaney, actor (Star Trek Deep Space 9)
  • May 31 Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Finnish actor