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List of celebrities and famous people who were born on May 19th

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2009 - 2000

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 2000


1999 - 1990

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 1990

  • Japanese family member and noted Japanese pop star Namie Amuro, who is the son of Masaharu Maruyama, the husband of Okinawan superstar pop singer Masaharu Maruyama. He is also known as SAM, and a member the pop group TRF. Amuro was 20 years old at the time of the birth and SAM, 36, were married in October 1997, after Amuro's …


1989 - 1980

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 1980

  • Drew Fuller

    American actor and model

  • English footballer

  • Peruvian politician and businessman. He is the son Alberto Fujimori, who was President of Peru between 1990 and 2001. He is currently serving as Congressman since 2011.

1979 - 1970

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 1970

  • French fencer who was awarded a gold medal in A(c]pA(c]e team at the 2004 Summer Olympics, Athens. He was joined by Fabrice Jeannet, A%0rik Boisse and JA(c]rA'me Jeannet. At the 2000 Summer Olympics, Sydney, he won two silver medals.

  • Sweden; NHL forward (Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders).

  • Dario Franchitti

    Scottish race car driver

  • Swedish singer-songwriter Ace of Base

  • Donna and Robert Launt adopted an American child. After Nancy was adopted, the Launts took in another foster baby. They had two children naturally. Marie Lackey had four children, Nancy being one of them. Nancy had been taken at the age of four from Marie's birth mother after Marie had broken Marie's leg. The children had lived a life of …

  • Italian showgirl, TV presenter, and singer.


1969 - 1960

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 1960

  • Kyle Eastwood

    American singer-bass player and actor

  • Jesse Peretz

    American filmmaker, seen in "First Love, last Rites," which was released in June 1998. Peretz is the son Martin Peretz, a well-known liberal editor and sister to journalist Eugenia Peretz. Jesse finished "The Chateau", a comedy, in 2002. Jesse graduated from Harvard U. and went on to play bass guitar. Before his first film, he began to make commercials and …

  • NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts).

  • NFL outside linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers).

  • French journalist and TV host. She began presenting the weather in 1987 and hosted "TA(c]lA(c]matin" (France 2) from 1987. Jean-Luc Delarue has succeeded her in "Toute une Histoire".

  • English singer

  • English singer

  • French DJ, mixer, beat maker, songwriter and producer. In addition to his solo work including albums Blue Print and Kheper and producing of other artists, he was one of the founding members of the Marseille rap group IAM and its sound architect.

1959 - 1950

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 1950

  • Canadian television and film director. His films include "Breakfast with Scot" and "The Fairy Who Doesn't Want To Be a Fairy Anymore." His television work includes "Sibs", "Open Heart" as well as an episode of "Murdoch Mysteries" set to air in 2011. He is gay.

  • American homicide victim, ex-wife of O.J. Simpson is accused of Simpson's murder. This trial was one of the most watched and widely publicized dramas of the last decade.

  • NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers and Detroit Pistons).

  • Artist

  • American athlete. He was a forward for the NBA Detroit Pistons between 1982 and 1993. Laimbeer was regarded as one of the best centers in the league despite his nicknames of "the prince of dark," "a street thug," and "His Heinous". Because he was willing to throw an elbow and pretend to be fouled to incite his opponent's fury, he …

  • Journalist

  • Michigan, USA; actor (When Harry Met Sally: The Young and the Restless), / son President Gerald Ford.

  • English keyboard player, songwriter, and producer (The Human League & Heaven 17).

  • English politician and philosopher, Chancellor of Lancaster

  • Center for Women's Professional Basketball League (New York Stars).

  • Australian-New Zealand drummer (AC/DC, Buster Brown).

  • American baseball player and sportscaster

  • American musician. He plays many instruments but is best known for his 12-string acoustic.

  • Japanese voice actor

  • Turkish actress and singer


1949 - 1940

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 1940

  • The 1997 Australian film "Shine" features an Australian movie about a child prodigy, musician, and concert pianist. Helfgott's promising career turned into a life of struggle as a teenager. He was later diagnosed with a severe mental illness. With the support of his wife and other people, Helfgott's life and career were saved. The Sundance Film Festival released a film …

  • An English politician and lawyer

  • French cartoonist who illustrated stories by Guy Vidal and Jean-Claude Forest.

  • Producer and guitarist (Planxty & The Johnstons), Irish singer-songwriter.

  • Italian actor and director

  • Pete Townshend

    British musician, founder of "The Who", rock band. He is also the composer of "Tommy," 1969 rock opera. It won five Tony Awards for its Broadway adaptation. He wrote the majority of "Tommy," a rock opera, in 1969. "Tommy" was first performed on Broadway in 1993 and won a Tony award. Townshend also toured America that year as a solo …

  • French executive, commercial director of a PA(c)chiney branch; Marketing and Human Relations Consultant, 1972-1978; National Secretary for RPR party 1979-1989; Deputy of Rhone and Minister External Commerce. He is the son of a jeweler and was previously a sales director as well as a consultant in marketing and human relations. He was elected Mayor of Lyon in 1989.

  • British-American actor

  • French linguist and professor emeritus of the University of Paris VII. Russian is her mother tongue. She works in French, English, Wolof (a language spoken in Senegal, the Gambia and Mauritania and the Wolof language).

  • American founder of the sadomasochist liberation group "The Eulenspiegel Society", in the 1970s.

  • English manager and footballer (d. 2012).

  • American academic publisher and author

  • Nora Ephron

    American director, producer, screenwriter and novelist.

  • American columnist and writer. She was a general reporter for 2 years and a science writer for 11 years at the New York Times. She is also the author of 7 books, including Jane BrodyaEUR(tm),'s Good Food Book. She was a pioneer in American diet and health awareness. Her ability to translate technical medical information into language that was understandable …

  • French singer who was a concert- and opera soprano. She won the 1st Prize at the Singing Competition of Monte Carlo 1966.

  • American dancer and child star of Walt Disney's Mouseketeers. She is also a talented adult dancer on The Lawrence Welk show.

  • English actress and model

  • American entrepreneur who spent millions on airline companies and restructured them. This changed the face of the airline industry. He was known as a "Ruthless Pragmatist", a visionary, deal-maker, union buster and showboater. He was hated by unions but loved by those who got to enjoy the low fares and his willingness to confront them. He was a master of …

  • He was a Dutch cyclist racer from 1962-1973. However, he only won the Tour de France 1968 for a mere two seconds. He is also well-known as a sprinter and won the green jersey, world championships, Spanish Vuelta, and several other races.

  • American singer-songwriter (d.2002)

  • Actor (Xica)

  • American bowler.

1939 - 1930

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 1930

  • London, England -- Actor ("Greystoke")

  • Nancy Kwan

    Actress and makeup artist from Hong Kong

  • American astronaut. He is a former USAF pilot and flew combat missions to Vietnam. The Spaceship Challenger was his second space shuttle flight. It took off at 11:38 EST in Houston, Texas on January 28, 1986. The rocket exploded within one minute and killed all of its crew.

  • Alma Cogan

    English singer (Born 1932)

  • Mexican journalist and author. She specializes in social and political issues and is particularly concerned with the disenfranchised, especially women and the poor. She was born to wealthy parents in Paris, her mother having fled Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. When she was ten years old, she fled France to Mexico in order to escape the Second World War. She …

  • American economist and author (Born in 1932).

  • French-Canadian comedian, actor, and singer (Born 1932).

  • American playwright and author of "A Raisin in the Sun", the first Broadway play written by a woman of color. The play ran for 19 months. This hilarious comedy about a Chicago black family that received a large sum of money was a great success and received much acclaim. Three months before her death from cancer, the second Broadway play …

  • American author and historian (d. 2012).

  • Composer

  • Politician

1929 - 1920

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 1920

  • Author and academic French-American mathematician (d. 2005).

  • Norwegian composer, pianist and revue writer. He also served as theatre director and producer. He was a writer for the Edderkoppen Theatre and Chat Noir Theatres, where he later served as director from 1962 to 1975.

  • French comedian star, actor and singer. He was killed in a car accident on the 28th September 1973.

  • American composer, playwright and singer. He is most well-known as a disciple to Paramhansa Yogananda (the first Indian Master to live and teach in America). Kriyananda is a prolific writer with more than 70 books, including "The Path, A Spiritual Autobiography" as well as "The Hindu Way of Awakening, Its Secrets, Its Symbols".

  • Romanian-American spiritual leader and author (d. 2013)

  • English academic and engineer

  • American activist, who rose from humble beginnings to become a national civil rights activist. He was a young black rebel and was convicted in 1946 of burglary. He served time in prison. He founded the Organization of Afro-American Unity in 1963. He assumed the Moslem name of El-Hajji Malik El-Shabazz. However, he was suspended from being a Muslim minister on …

  • A Cambodian politician and dictator who was responsible for nearly two million deaths in Cambodia during his reign from 1976-1979. After turning Cambodia's lush landscape into a death camp, he surrendered to the Khmer Rouge defectors on 6/18/1997. He is believed to be gravely ill and has not been seen by the outside world since 1979, when he fled the …

  • French Canadian actor (d.2004)

  • French soldier who was a leader in the Organisation de l'armA (c)e secrA”te (OAS), Delta Commandos during the last months French rule in Algeria. The group attacked Chateau-Royale, El-Biar near Algiers on 15 March 1962, killing many. On 7 April 1962, he was taken into custody. He was sentenced to death on 28 June. He was executed by firing squad …

  • Nebraska, USA: Assassinated leader black Muslims.

  • French actor, director, writer, and poet. He is the father of Maria Schneider, actress, and actor Xavier GA(c).lin. He was the father of five children and had three marriages.

  • Dutch translator, writer and literary historian (Born in 1921)

  • American activist for civil rights

  • American colonel and pilot (d.91)

  • French writer. He started a small theatre in 1950 and then turned to writing. In 1954, he published his first novel, "Arban". He was awarded the Prix Femina in 1963 for "La Nuit de Mougins" and the Grand prix de littA (c)rature de l'AcadA (c)mie franASSaise) in 1989 in recognition of his work. He died in Lille on 16 August …

1919 - 1910

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 1910

  • Italian film director and actor. Between 1950 and 1967, he appeared in 53 films. He died in Rome (Italy) on 5 April 1969.

  • Musician

  • Dutch-American physicist and historian (d. 2000).

  • British biochemist and co-recipient for 1962 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his analysis by X-ray of hemoglobin's structure. This protein transports oxygen from the lungs into the tissues through blood cells. John C. Kendrew, a British biochemist, shared the award.

  • American journalist and photographer (d. 1975).

  • Canadian ice hockey player (d.2005)

  • Japanese Go player

  • Indian homicide: The assassination of Mahatma Ghandi by gunshot at 5:41 pm in Delhi, India on 1/30/1948. He was hanged.

  • South African cricketer (d. 1983).

1909 - 1900

Famous birthdays on May 19th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 1900

  • British Supercentenarian and humanitarian who organised the rescue of 669 Czechoslovakian children on the eve the Second World War. This operation was later called the Czech Kindertransport (German: children transport). Winton organized for the safe passage of the children to Britain and found them homes. He did not share his efforts after the war with anyone. His wife discovered his …

  • British wartime humanitarian

  • composer.

  • Athlete

  • Tacoma, Washington -- Actor ("Before I Hang Sahara")

  • American Astrologer; joined AFA October1966.

  • Mexican-American actor, who started his acting career in Mexico in the early 1930s. Paramount Pictures was a fan of Cordova's small, but memorable role in "For Whom the Bell Tolls." He then appeared in several other films, including "Frenchman's Creek" (1946). In Hollywood movies of the 1940s, he played Latin-lover characters. De Cordova returned to Mexico in late 1940s and …

  • Canadian sprinter (d. 1982).

  • American novelist (Born in 1908)

  • Indian playwright and poet (d. 1956).

  • French composer and musician. He composed scores for films by Resnais and Leenhardt as well as Cravenne.

  • Bruce Bennett

    American actor and shot putter (d. 2007).

  • German journalist and politician, he was one of the founders of Die Zeit. He studied law in Freiburg and Berlin as well as Hamburg. After completing his university studies, he was appointed a judge in Kiel. His wife, a Jew from Germany, fled to the United Kingdom after the Nazis rose to power in 1933. Bucerius, for his part, became …

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  • Sweden -- Pentathlete (1928 Olympics - Gold Medalist)

  • Italian actress who died in Florence, 3 August 1990.

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