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List of celebrities and famous people who were born on May 17th

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2009 - 2000

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 2000

  • Nicaya Wiley is a dancer known for her appearances on the reality TV show Dance Moms.

  • American infanticide victim, allegedly murdered by his mother March 8, 2005.

1999 - 1990

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 1990

  • Star Williams is a renowned dancer known for their exceptional talent and captivating performances.

  • Sky Williams is a dancer known for his energetic and captivating performances.

  • American child of a noted parent, son Molly Sliney's wife Keith and their daughter Molly.

  • French family noted for their daughter Estelle Lefebure, singer David Hallyday, and granddaughter of Johnny Hallyday.

  • YouTube Star


1989 - 1980

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 1980

  • Nikki Reed

    Nikki Reed is an American actress known for her role as Rosalie Hale in the Twilight saga.

  • Karrueche Tran

    Karrueche Tran is a model known for her work in the fashion industry and for her high-profile relationship with singer Chris Brown.

  • English footballer

  • American acting dog (d. 2001)

  • American football player (Born 1983).

  • American producer and DJ

  • American record-holder and world-class swimmer who was born with no hands or feet. He did not let his disability stop him. He grew up in an athletic family and competed with others. At an early age, he began swimming lessons and was competing in the 100-meter breaststroke i with other children with disabilities. Matt set a 7-year-old class record by …

  • American baseball player

  • His father, a basketball player from America, was born in Belgium. Tony was three months old when he moved to France with his American father. Tony's mother, Pamela Firestone, was a Dutch model. His three older brothers were born in France. He was the NBA champion for San Antonio Spurs in Texas in 2003, 2005, and 2007. The cup was …

  • American-Filipino singer and actress


1979 - 1970

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 1970

  • Ayda Field is a Turkish-American actress and television personality known for her role as a judge on The X Factor UK.

  • Max Boublil is a French comedian, actor, and singer known for his comedic music and performances.

  • Czech footballer

  • English footballer

  • Princess Máxima of the Netherlands is the wife of King Willem-Alexander and is known for her work in promoting financial inclusion and microcredit around the world.

  • Misha Aznavour is a French singer and songwriter, known for his contributions to the music industry.

  • Estonian architect

  • Australian footballer coach and sportscaster

  • Queen Máxima of the Netherlands


1969 - 1960

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 1960

  • Roland Giraud, French actress. In 2004, she was killed along with Katia Lherbier (jazz singer, born in 1972). Their bodies were discovered in a sump pit. Jean-Pierre Treiber was one of the suspects and he committed suicide just two months before he was due to stand trial.

  • NFL center (Kansas City Chiefs).

  • Missionary and actress from Italy.

  • Designer

  • Cameron Bancroft

    Actor (Beverly Hills 90210).

  • Maldivian politician and lawyer 4th President of Maldives

  • Swiss adventurer and mountaineer, first Swiss woman to climb Mount Everest. She was also the pilot of a helicopter. She reached the south pole in 2007 from her hometown in Switzerland, starting on foot, bike, and ski.

  • American on a TV reality series, this "Average Joe", was cut in the second round of a series that ended on December 8, 2003. He was competing for the affection of a model and cheerleader from the NFL. Luciani is a Quincy, MA accountant and actor. He was bitten by the acting bug as a child and moved to California …

  • American musician and lead singer of "Nine Inch Nails". He was an extremely complex individual. His mom abused him for many years and he suffered from incest. Many of the group's themes are dark S&M subjects.

  • Paige Turco

    American actress best known for her role in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' April O'Neil. She has been starring as Abigail Griffin since March 2014.

  • Reality Star

  • Corrado Guzzanti

    Italian stage director who is dedicated to theater. Sabina, his sister, was also a theater director and film producer. They both were well-known for their absurd satire.

  • British journalist and broadcaster

  • American victim of an unimaginably brutal attack by Lawrence Singleton, 9/29/1978, just a few miles from Galt, California. He picked her up as a runaway hitchhiker at 15 years old and raped her. Then he cut off her forearms using an ax. She died. He was released from San Quentin prison on 4/27/1987 after he had served only eight years …

  • Estonian opera singer

  • NBA center (Orlando Magic).

  • Politician

  • American keyboard player and songwriter (Phish Via Blue and Phil Lesh and Friends).

  • Craig Ferguson

    Scots-American comedian, late-night TV host, writer, and director. His comedy and musician career started in the UK. He was a versatile entertainer and hosted many television shows, including one on archaeology. In 1994, he immigrated to the USA and settled in Los Angeles. He was then naturalized as a citizen. He was offered a part on the Drew Carey Show …

  • Danish journalist and author

  • English journalist and author

  • American engineer and computer scientist, Affectiva was co-founded by Affectiva.

  • The Idols series was created by a producer and talent manager from Cypriot-English.

  • American boxing promoter and producer

  • Florida, USA; actress ("One Life to Live", Guiding Light

  • French homicide. She poisoned her children, then took her own life 9/15/1986 Nantes.

1959 - 1950

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 1950

  • Sugar Ray Leonard

    Sugar Ray Leonard is a retired professional boxer and former undisputed welterweight champion. He is known for his speed, agility, and charismatic personality both inside and outside the ring.

  • Bob Saget

    Bob Saget is an American actor and comedian best known for his role as Danny Tanner on the sitcom Full House and as the original host of America's Funniest Home Videos.

  • Belgian fencer; an athlete

  • American fencer and U.S. national champion of 1981 and 1983. He was an Olympic competitor on the men's foil team, but he didn't get to compete in the 1980 games due to America's boycott.

  • American politician. Parker was elected mayor of Houston on January 2, 2010. From 1998 to 2003, she was an at-large member on the Houston City Council and from 2004 to 2010, as well as the city controller.

  • French comedian and actor, with scatological and controversial humour. He is well-known for his support for the conspiracy theory of 11 September and for accompanying Nicolas Sarkozy to Pope Benedictus XVI.

  • South African-English jockey

  • Supervisor Dolby (Elephant Man Richard III)

  • Astrologer American Uranian and President of Astrolabe. Gary is a former programmer, designer of software and graphics. He has been a pro since 1969. He earned a degree from Rutgers University's Livingston College in Astrology. He began his career in astrology in 1968 and did his first professional reading in 1969. Since then, he has been lecturing and teaching since …

  • Italian stage, film, and television actor, comedian, and television personality.

  • CEO (Hyder, Welsh Water)

  • An English politician and lawyer

  • Slovenian politician and economist, 2nd President of Slovenia (d.2008).

  • Baron Bradley English politician and accountant

  • French couturier (Chic frills)

  • Slovenian politician and state president. Age 57, he died February 23, 2008.

1949 - 1940

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 1940

  • English singer, songwriter, and producer (Yes King Crimson UK Earthworks Anderson Wakeman Howe and National Health).

  • British director (Town / Country Planning Association).

  • American ice skater, Olympic silver medal champion. At the 1968 Olympics, she won silver in the 500m long track speed skating event.

  • Scottish singer, songwriter, and renowned interpreter for traditional and contemporary folk music. His 1972 debut album, "No More Forever," was released. A classic album of social and political songs, "World Turned Upside Down," also retained strong popularity in the music scene.

  • American porn actress

  • Taj Mahal is a Grammy Award-winning blues musician known for his distinctive voice and mastery of various instruments.

  • French politician who was a member the Saint-Simon Foundation think-tank. Blanc was elected to the National Assembly in 2002 to represent the third district, Yvelines. Blanc survived the WTC events by smoking a cigar outside of a twin tower.

  • American football player for UMI. He was the Head Coach of New Jersey Nets from 1994 to 1994, and then he was the Head Coach for Minnesota Timberwolves until his firing after only two seasons.

  • New York, USA. Singer/songwriter "The Real Thing".

  • American singer, guitarist, and blues legend. He has performed around the globe since the late 1960s and currently tours about 200 days per year.

  • Adel Imam

    Adel Imam is an Egyptian actor known for his comedic roles in film and television.

  • American entrepreneur and one of the founders of Object Oriented Programming. His innovative ideas directly contributed to the mass production of the Apple Macintosh GUI-centric computer. Kay's contributions to the design of ARPANet, the Internet, were pivotal.

  • Filipino lawyer and jurist, 22nd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines

  • Movie Actor

1939 - 1930

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 1930

  • Young Adult Author

  • American politician who was a California State Assemblyman between 1984 and 1992. From 1977 to 1980, he was a member of the Rialto City council and Mayor of Rialto between 1980 and 1984. He served as a Supervisor on the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, 1992 to 2000.

  • Italian journalist and Member to Parliament. On 11/08/2000, he suffered a heart attack and was in a coma until 5/11/2001 when he died. His wife and children had requested euthanasia before his death. This was a controversial request in a country still dominated by Catholicism.

  • Bie; CEO (Simplistic covenant).

  • He was an Italian ballet dancer who made a debut in 1957 and later joined Bejart's Ballet. He was a leading soloist in Europe and the U.S., as well as being a principal dancer. He opened a school for dancers in Turin with his wife Jaleh Karendi in 1973.

  • Musician

  • American singer (The Spinners), (d. 2008).

  • Dutch-Frisian writer "Conquest of Leeuwarden"

  • Sérgio Cabral is a Brazilian politician who served as the Governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro. He is mostly known for his involvement in corruption scandals.

  • American politician and lawyer 7th Secretary of Energy, United States

  • 7th United States Secretary for Energy

  • Politician

  • Dennis Hopper

    American actor and director, who at 19 was the first to land a part in "Rebel Without A Cause". He played the role of Rock Hudson's son and Elizabeth Taylor's daughter in "Giant" a year later. After Dean died, Hopper appeared to have taken in all the wild ways of his friend and had a difficult relationship and relationship with …

  • French rugby player. He was selected as fly half 14 times at international events between 1961-68. Even though there were only a few games, he scored 110 points. He and his brother Lilian orchestrated the first great French rugby chelem in the 1968 Five Nations Championships.

  • Kansas, USA; actor.

  • American singer, somewhat well-known in the '50s & '60s as a singer of rock'n'roll.

  • American football coach and player (d. 2014).

  • Apple Inc. was co-founded by an American computer scientist.

  • German politician and educator

  • New York Giants, Indianapolis Colts

  • American cult leader who led 39 members to suicide by "Heaven's Gate". The bodies of the victims were discovered in a San Diego mansion. They had performed a macabre ritual over three days in which they had taken Phenobarbital with apple sauce and vodka. All of them were wearing Nike shoes and had quarters in their pockets (for a video …

  • American football punter and safety in the National Football League for Philadelphia Eagles, Chicago/St. The Green Bay Packers, the Dallas Cowboys and the Louis Cardinals. He was selected for five Pro Bowls. He played college football for Southern Methodist University.

  • Jazz musician

  • Musician

  • Italian executive, director at alfa; administrator at finmeccanica; worked in news director from 1955 to 1978; economic director.

  • American CEO and executive in charge of Deluxe Inc. (a printing company that specializes on check printing). Deluxe prints more than 50% of all national printing privately and through financial institutions. The company is expanding into software and ATM's.

1929 - 1920

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 1920

  • Italian Gold Medal Winner for Skeet and Trap, Melbourne Olympics 1956.

  • American banker and CEO at Fourth Financial, a commercial bank that buys S & Ls. Haines graduated with an AB and LLB degrees in English and History. He also enjoys playing golf as a hobby.

  • British Steel's deputy CEO

  • French journalist, editor of Le Monde in 1969, and then editor-in-chief and director of Le Monde diplomatique. He died in 2005, on the 5th of May.

  • Scientist

  • French philosopher, journalist and writer. His most famous work is Les Modernes which was published in 1984. He was a prominent French AIDS survivor. His work is often credited with giving the disease a human face, and challenging public perceptions of it. He published many historical works during his lifetime that looked at middle-class social habits.

  • Neuilly sur seine EXecutives

  • French baritone opera singer, who made his debut at Theatre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, 533.

  • Baron Tombs English engineer, politician

  • CEO (Rolls Royce).

  • Vice-admiral

  • French theatre and film actor, who was a member of the ComA(c)die-FranASSaise.

  • Raymond Gérôme was a French actor known for his work in French cinema and theater.

  • Costa Rican politician and doctor. A distinguished surgeon and physician, Dr. Aguilar Bonneilla was elected First Vice President in 1970. He held that position until 1974 as an honorary. He held the presidency temporarily on several occasions in the absence of President Jose Figueres Ferrer.

  • Syracuse, New York -- Columnist/panelist (Leave it to Girls).

1919 - 1910

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 1910

  • Swedish soprano singer opera in Swedish. She received her first operatic contract for singing in 1947. She sang at the Metropolitan Opera on December 18, 1959. Before her big break, she sang at funerals and weddings for ten more years.

  • American producer and screenwriter (d. 2013).

  • American film producer


1909 - 1900

Famous birthdays on May 17th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 1900

  • Singer, dies at 91

  • American writer best known for his poetry, novels, and criticism. He was also an accomplished translator. He died in 1989, on the 2nd of June.

  • president (Westland Aircraft).

  • Metropolitan Opera diva, at the age of 83, succumbs to a stroke.

  • He is a French actor who is distinguished and handsome. He was an extra in the Folies BergA"re and became a popular cabaret performer. He is best known for his American films "The Lost Moment", 1947, and "Divorce American Style", 1967.

  • French author (d. 1973)

  • German composer who primarily composes music for the stage.

  • Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini was an Iranian Shia Muslim religious leader and politician who led the 1979 Iranian Revolution and became the Supreme Leader of Iran.

  • The Ayatollah (Ayatollah) of Iran, Iranian leader. After a 15 year exile in Paris, he was the leader of Shaw Mohammed Reza Pahlavi's revolution. He is now 79. According to some reports, his personal fortune was worth $80 million.

  • Belgium sport Champion

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