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List of celebrities and famous people who were born on May 5th

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2019 - 2010

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2019 - 2010

  • American child from a prominent family. His mom is actress Alicia Silverstone, and his dad is Christopher Jarecki. He is the first-born.

2009 - 2000

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 2000


1999 - 1990

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 1990

  • Brazilian 15-year old girl was kidnapped, held hostage and murdered. Lindemberg Alves, her ex-boyfriend, shot her in the head and groin. At 11:30 PM on 18 October 2008, she was declared brain dead.

  • Burundian runner


1989 - 1980

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 1980

  • Chris Brown

    American actor, singer, and dancer. He was born in Tappahannock in Virginia. At a young age, he learned to dance and sing. Brown's self-titled debut album was released in 2004 after he signed with Jive Records. It reached number 2 on the US Billboard 200, and was later certified double platinum (RIAA). His first single, "Run It!" He is atop …

  • English actress

  • Raai Laxmi

    Indian actress

  • Swedish curler

  • At seven years old, an American pilot was aiming to become the youngest to cross the U.S. When she crashed in Cheyenne (WY) 4/11/96, she, her father and flight instructor Joe Reid were all killed. Her Cessna Cardinal came with extensions to allow her feet to reach the pedals. It also had a booster seat. It was heavy and it …

  • Brooke Hogan

    American television personality and singer

  • Rock Singer

  • Henry Cavill

    British actor, who began his acting career as Albert Mondego in 2002's film adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo. Later, he would play minor roles and support roles on television shows like BBC's Midsomer Murders, The Tudors, and BBC's The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. He then transitioned to mainstream Hollywood films like Tristan & Isolde and Stardust.

  • Canadian singer-songwriter

  • American football player

  • Cuban triple jumper


1979 - 1970

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 1970

  • Virginie Efira

    Belgian actress, TV presenter and producer, born to AndrA (c) Efira Professor of Medicine. In 1998, she began her career with Belgian TV Club RTL. She also worked as an actor in "Garfield" (2004). She is best known in France for her TV program "Nouvelle Star", which showcases new singing talent.

  • California; soccer midfielder (Olympics-1996).

  • Jessica Schwarz

    German actress


1969 - 1960

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 1960

  • Torrance, California -- Volleyball middle-blocker (1992, 1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).

  • Estonian chess player

  • French politician, Mayor of Meaux. Deputy (DA(c.putA(c).c) for the 6th constituency in Seine-et-Marne. President of the Union for a Popular Movement Group (UMP) Group at the French National Assembly.

  • Japanese singer and actress with a Japanese voice

  • American-born Korean football player

  • in German Federal Republic; world record indoor high jumper (1992).

  • Nicolas Vanier

    French adventurer, writer and moviemaker. His first film, "The Last Trapper", was his debut. He remade the TV series "Belle and Sebastian", which was originally created by CA(c).cile Aubry, for cinema in 2013.

  • Japanese composer and conductor

  • Thai boxer

  • American songwriter

  • American basketball player (d. 2014.)

  • Japanese politician and professional wrestler

  • Peruvian businessman. The Brescia Group is one of the most influential economic groups in Peru, and he runs it with his family. With an estimated fortune of $ 4,500 millions, the Brescia family ranks 18th among the wealthiest families in Latin America. Mario Brescia Moreyra, who owns 13.33%, is the CEO of TASA. He is also the producer of fishmeal …

  • Wrestler (NJPW)


1959 - 1950

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 1950

  • Belgian cartoonist, playwright, comic strip artist, painter, comedian, singer and producer.

  • American actress

  • French homicide: The murderer of his wife and sister-in law, before he shot himself under the chin. He was not the quiet worker he claimed to be, but he actually committed the most horrific crime in Huos' carnage.

  • American runner and coach

  • Quebecois singer, actor, and songwriter

  • American equestrian demonstrationist at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. She is a San Diego Hall of Champions member and the winner of 15 U.S. National Championships as well as the Canadian National Championships. She trains at Los Angeles Equestrian Center. In 1993, Coastline magazine began her monthly column.

  • The Director of Stagecoach Bus Company, a Scottish entrepreneur. He teamed up with his sister, Ann Souter Gloag to exploit the opportunities created by Margaret Thatcher's deregulation of local transport in the 1980s. The company became a global transport giant within 20 years.

  • Arizona, USA; PGA golfer (1982 Hall of Fame-second).

  • American commentator and television personality

  • Pop Singer

  • American designer, whose work has been described as "updated and not too far out", and the fabrics he uses excellent. AbboudaEUR (tm)'s clothes are casual, easy-to-wear, and very eye-appeal. He understands men's need for sophisticated, relaxed clothing. His fine tailoring, simple silhouettes, and rich fabrics make them stand out. AbboudaEUR(tm) may be the only designer to bridge the gap between …

  • Dutch singer (Mouth & MacNeal)

1949 - 1940

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 1940

  • French actress known for her "high energy" and versatility as a stage, film, and humourist. RenA(c), Simon was her school in Paris. She became very popular recently with her one-woman show.

  • Dutch internationally known psychic, said to have restored sight and healed cancer. She transmits power through her hands and accepts $30 donations for healing sessions. She originally lectured in the U.S. in 1986 and is well known in Europe. Articles have been written about her in Germany, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Hong Kong, Austria, Canada, Poland, Malaysia, Japan, the …

  • Bill Ward

    English singer and songwriter (Black Sabbath, Mythology).

  • French soccer player and footballer, Jean-Michel LarquA(c), is well-known for winning the French Championship seven times.

  • Turkish politician (d. 2011)

  • French official who was president of 'FA(c]dA(c]ration franASSaise de sport adaptA(c),' an organization that educates people with disabilities through sport, from 1996 to 2005

  • Public Servant

  • English academic and sociologist

  • American journalist, author and critic

  • He was a French professional basketball player. His club, ASVEL Villeurbanne near Lyon, won 8 national championships. He was a great example of endurance, playing from 1965 to 1986.

  • Spain -- Spanish singer (When the Sun Sets, Lo Meyur de Ano)

  • composer (Accumulator 1).

  • Michael Palin

    British actor, comedian, and writer. He was a teenager anchorman for popular teenage programs. He met Terry Jones at Oxford while he was writing comedy improv and acting. They quickly discovered that they were good friends and enjoyed writing skits and gags together, so they began to work together. They created and performed a comedy history series called "The Complete …

  • French comedienne.

  • Estonian-Swedish actor

  • Spanish journalist and author

  • A worldwide acclaimed Spanish singer and television, film and theater actor. A pioneer of modern Spanish music, he is considered a major influence in having opened the door and paving the way to the flood of Spanish singers that followed on the wake of his enormous success. His wide-range voice, added to his quality as showman, has entertained and engaged …

  • American country singer who was named Female Vocalist of the Year by the Country Music Association three times. Tammy's story seemed straight out of a country western song. Between 1976-1978, a series of tragedies struck Tammy. She was kidnapped at gunpoint, and then beaten and choked in Oct 1978.

  • Hungarian actor, screenwriter and producer (d. 2009).

  • Marc Alaimo

    American actor

  • Alabama, USA. Country singer "Stand by your Man".

  • Hungarian actor (d. 2009)


1939 - 1930

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 1930

  • American financier, economist and CEO of Continental Bank. This financial institution is targeting the middle market. Theobald graduated Holy Cross in 1960 with an AB degree in Economics and a MBA in Finance from Harvard. After leaving Citicorp, Theobald was in charge of one of many financial institutions that were saved. He faced many challenges.

  • Musician

  • French journalist, Pivot was a columnist for over a dozen years, writing about cultural events, restaurants, and media productions. Pivot, known for being incorruptible and refusing to accept favors or gifts in return for endorsements. He began hosting a popular TV talk show called "Aspostrophes" in 1985. He retired in June 1990. He lived in Paris with his two daughters …

  • American film producer

  • American blue collar worker, gay, and AIDS patient. Lucas was a black worker in a machine parts supply company.

  • New York, USA. Soap opera writer (General Hospital).

  • Russian high jumper

  • Norwegian meteorologist. He is known for his nasal speech style and inability to tone during presentations of the weather forecast. Even after his retirement, this unusual speech style made him a star.

  • Belgian comic-book writer (Achille Talon) (d. 1999)

  • French writer and creator of the Quid Encyclopedia (from 1963), which he co-authored with his wife MichA"le, and his son Fabrice.


1929 - 1920

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 1920

  • A French politician and member of the Gaullist RPR. He was mayor of Nice between 1966 and 1990. He fled France under suspicion of corruption in 1990. However, he was extradited to France from Uruguay in 1993 and convicted. He died 17 November 1998.

  • French filmmaker, screenwriter, writer and war reporter. He is also a war cameraman. A renowned First Indochina War veteran and cinema academician. For 2001 and 2007, he was the president of AcadA(c),mie des Beaux-Arts. He was awarded the Academy Award for Documentary Feature for The Anderson Platoon in 1967. Six weeks of combat in Vietnam, 1966 was the focus of …

  • French sculptor who participated in 1956 Venice Biennale.

  • American screenwriter and actor (d. 2014).

  • Charles Chaplin

    American actor. He is the older son of Charlie Chaplin, actor, and his first wife, actress Lita Gray. His half-siblings are Geraldine (Michael, Josephine), Victoria, Eugene and Jane. They were his father's first marriage to Oona O’Neill. Annette, Annette, Christopher, and Annette are also his siblings. Norman, his elder half-brother, died when he was an infant.

  • Activist

  • Actor Polish-German (d. 2013).

  • Monica Lewis

    Actress (Box Office)

  • Actor (Barry Lyndon Educating Rita Rooney).

  • Giustino Durano

    He is an Italian movie actor best known for his role as Eliseo Orefice, in 1997's "Life Is Beautiful." He was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award of Outstanding Performance by a Cast for his role.

  • American chemist and professor, he specialized on the analysis of lunar samples from Apollo XII and XII missions. He is married to his wife and has three children.

  • English philosopher and academic (d.2003)

  • James Gilbert

    Scottish TV producer and director

  • American scientist and professor in physics. He was awarded the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contributions to developing technologies that allow us to study complex matter.

  • American lesbian activist and author, she lived with her partner Phyllis Lyon for more than 50 years before Martin's passing in 2008.

  • American football player running back. Wyoming All-American in 1952.

  • Dutch singer (Marketensters).

  • Andrée Debar

    French actress and producer, who was a French actress, died in Issy-les-Moulineaux (Hauts-de-Seine), France, 24 January 1999.

  • Lallaing Politician

  • Porto Rican judge and lawyer. From 1974 to 1985, he was Chief Justice of Puerto Rico's Supreme Court.

  • Architect / designer (Skylon)

1919 - 1910

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 1910

  • Chicago, Illinois -- NFL Hall of Fame Halfback (Green Bay Packers).

  • Greek colonel and politician, 169th Prime Minister for Greece (d. 1999).

  • Montreal, Quebec -- Bass baritone (Monterone–Rigoleto).

  • Tyrone Power

    American actor of third generation. He had it all: talent, looks, charm, drama, romance, and was a star for over 22 years. At seven years old, he made his stage debut and was a passionate performer. He was already a mature-looking and handsome 16-year-old when he met his Irish actor father, who had left Ty as a child. His father …

  • Verna Hillie
  • Belmont EXecutives

  • France Writer

  • New York, actress (Barricade State Fair).

  • Morley preacher.

  • Brest physician

  • American actress and singer. She was known as America's Singing Sweetheart. At 13 she dropped out of school to join a chorus and over the course of her career, became one of the top ten box-office money-makers. She was the reigning queen 20th Century Fox between 1935-1944.

  • French screenwriter and film director. Between 1943 and 1985, he directed 55 films as well as several TV series. Jean Gabin was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Actor for ArchimA"de le Clochard, which was entered in the 9th Berlin International Film Festival. Grangier died 27 April 1996.

  • German alchemist, occultist and author. He founded the Paracelsus Research Society, Salt Lake City,UT. He died in 1984.

  • Clinton Manson-Bahr is a specialist in tropical medicine.

  • Indian activist and educator (d. 1932).

  • film director.

  • US pilot / Vice-Admiral (WWII)

  • American illustrator and author (d. 1999).

  • American novelist, World War II correspondent, and one of the most highly paid contributors to popular magazines of his time. His 1941 novel, 'Hold Autumn In Your Hand', which won the National Book Award, is his most famous work. Jean Renoir, a French director of film, made "The Southerner" in 1945. It was based on Perry's novel and starred Zachary …

  • Origny-Ste Benoite Military man

1909 - 1900

Famous birthdays on May 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 1900

  • United States -- Culinary expert / author ("Delights & Prejudices")

  • Businessman

  • Norwegian business magnate. His father, an Austrian immigrant Ernst Poleszynski founded the aluminium factory Il-O-Van, Oslo, in 1912. This was moved to Moss in 1922. In 1925, Gotfred took control of the business. In 1933, Gotfred changed his name to ErnA.

  • Dutch professor of neurology

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