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List of celebrities and famous people who were born on May 22nd

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2009 - 2000

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 2000





1999 - 1990

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 1990





  • Boris laursen is a danish social media personality known for his popularity on vine and other social platforms.


  • Tom daley is a british diver known for his success in the olympics and his public advocacy for lgbtq+ rights.

  • Blair Turgott is a professional footballer who has played for various clubs in England.

  • Greek-armenian singer and songwriter

  • Austrian male model

  • Australian footballer





1989 - 1980

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 1980




  • He is a serbian tennis player who won wimbledon 2011 against rafael nadal. djokovic was ranked number one on the atp world tour player rankings. he also won the davis cup 2010 for serbia.

  • Hit-boy is a grammy-winning music producer and rapper known for his work with artists such as kanye west, jay-z, and beyoncé.

  • Chilean professional footballer known for his tenacity and versatility on the field.

  • Azalea Hughes is a successful swimmer who has achieved great feats in the pool.

  • Alaan Carrillo is a Mexican politician who has focused on social justice issues.





  • Acclaimed poet with a unique style and voice.

  • Tunisian blogger known for her role in the Arab Spring.

  • Mickaël gelabale is a french professional basketball player known for his time in the nba and the french national team.

  • American soccer player and olympic gold medalist

  • Argentine footballer


  • French alpine skier, he won three gold medals at winter x games (2000-2003 and 2007), and was the 2009-10 freeride world champion.

  • Apolo anton ohno is a retired american short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist in the winter olympics.

  • American speed skater who is a multiple-time Olympic medalist.

  • Apolo Ohno is a retired speed skater who is the most decorated American Winter Olympian in history.

  • American speed skater who is the most decorated Winter Olympian in U.S. history.



  • Lucy Gordon

    British actress and model (born 1980).

  • Author known for her impactful storytelling.

  • Award-winning investigative journalist who has exposed corruption in various sectors.

  • Nasir Khan is a prominent businessman known for his successful ventures.

1979 - 1970

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 1970


  • French mountaineer and snowboarder, he was born to a climbing family. his father was a mountain guide, and his brother died in an avalanche near chamonix. he was the first person to ascend mount everest via the norton couloir in 2001. after attempting to snowboard in the hornbein couloir, he vanished on 8 september 2002.

  • Maggie Q

    Maggie q is an american actress known for her roles in action films and tv series such as nikita and designated survivor.

  • American businessman, ceo and founder of oceangate (b. 1962)


  • English television personality and glamour model

  • Ginnifer Goodwin

    Ginnifer goodwin is an american actress known for her roles in tv series such as big love and once upon a time.

  • Renowned mathematician known for contributions to number theory.

  • Successful entrepreneur known for founding multiple tech startups.

  • Bestselling author known for his mystery novels.







  • Alison Eastwood

    Clint eastwood's daughter; actress ("tightrope")

  • American actress

  • Jaouad gharib is a moroccan long-distance runner known for winning the gold medal in the marathon at the 2003 world championships and the 2004 olympic games.

  • Brinley Hall is a contemporary sculptor recognized for his innovative works.

  • Danish Ali is a Pakistani politician known for his work in the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party.



  • Naomi Campbell

    English actress, singer, model and author. she is tall, slim, chic and one of the most prominent supermodels in jet-set, as well as the first black female model to grace the covers of french and british vogue. in november 1995, she made her tv debut on "new york undercover." she published her first novel "swan" in 1994.

  • Brazilian formula one racer and model for longines watch factory. he is one of the many sons of abilio diniz, a billionaire who controls brazil's largest supermarket chains. the family was in danger when abilio diniz, his father, was kidnapped and held for ransom. two canadians were the kidnappers and they were captured and extradited back to canada.

  • Guillermo Toledo
  • French soccer/football goalkeeper. he played 374 games in ligue 1 over 13 seasons and represented france in the competition lens or monaco.

  • Renowned British supermodel known for her work in the fashion industry.

1969 - 1960

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 1960











1959 - 1950

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 1950


  • Morrissey is a british rock singer known for being the lead vocalist of the band the smiths and for his solo career.

  • David blatt is a basketball coach known for his successful coaching career in both european and american basketball leagues.

  • BBC's North America Editor and presenter.

  • Prominent businessman in the finance industry.

  • South korean screenwriter and director



  • Australian actor and sex symbol who first appeared in the series "bodyline", a ten-part series that began in july 1984. sweet also appeared in "come in spinner," march 1990 and "children of the dragon," may 1993. he was also a leading role in the highly popular australian series "police rescue" from 9/03/1992. his popularity and screen recognition grew significantly after …

  • American entrepreneur and founder of "discreet products inc," based out orlando, fl. the company sells condom vending machines. with $1500 borrowed from her parents and $1800 from her credit card, she bought her first vending machine in 8/14/87. she quickly grew to 25 machines and 5400 condoms.

  • Lisa Murkowski is a U.S. Senator from Alaska.

  • Dutch swimmer

  • Japanese olympic gymnast



  • Australian producer and guitarist (icehouse), singer-songwriter

  • American guitarist (b. 1955)

  • English singer-songwriter/artist (argent) (d.83)

  • British television presenter and disc jockey, he is one of the most well-known tv personalities in england. he kept his sexual orientation secret until he published his autobiography in 2002.

  • American politician (representative-democrat-arizona).





  • American homicide, hillside strangler and his accomplice angela buono. ironically, he was once a security guard. between 11/17/1977 & 2/17/1978, 10 young women were murdered. in 11/1983, he was sentenced to life imprisonment. however, he was allowed to be paroled after submitting evidence against buono. he was sentenced to life in prison for his actions against buono. the couple are …

  • American author and former US Senator.

  • South korean actress


  • French historian and writer, aude zieseniss de thuin was co-founder of the womenaeur (tm)s forum for the economy and society. aude zieseniss de thuin created the forum in 2005. it promotes womenaeur(tm),s vision on key economic and social issues of our time. the financial times ranked it among the five most influential forums in the world on 24 january 2007.

  • English poet and singer-songwriter

  • Greek politician and lawyer

  • Irish keyboard player (planxty), songwriter and producer

  • Danish spiritual medium, who immigrated to london at the age of 19. she has helped many people from all walks of the life to find their way in london.

1949 - 1940

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 1940







  • French journalist specializing on cycling.

  • English journalist

  • Irish-american hammer thrower and tug of war competitor (b. 1873)

  • Canadian politician and educator 7th premier of newfoundland

  • Indian politician


  • Northern irish peace activist, nobel prize laureate (d. 2020)

  • American manager and player

  • Northern irish politician, winner of the nobel peace prize

  • South African politician who played a significant role in the anti-apartheid movement.

  • Renowned choreographer in the world of dance.




1939 - 1930

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 1930


  • American-dutch child prodigy composer, pianist, astrologer, and writer

  • Icelandic-american jazz musician and composer, bass player. he is married with two children.

  • Paul Winfield

    American actor (d. 2004).

  • Siegfried, an american basketball player and athlete, played for the boston celtics between 1963 and 1970. the team won several championships during siegfried's time with them. he played for the san diego rockets, which later became the houston rockets. he and his wife were married in 1972. they had three children together. in 1972, he was also married and had …

  • André rossinot is a french politician who served as the mayor of nancy and as a member of the national assembly. he is known for his contributions to local and national politics in france.


  • Susan Strasberg

    American actress, who made her film debut in 1954. she was then cast as the lead in "the diary of anne frank" (1955). she was the daughter of lee strasberg, an acting teacher. at 13 years old she made her first stage appearance. the next year she appeared on tv as juliet. she grew up surrounded by actors and found …

  • Richard Benjamin

    American actor, on-screen since 1969. he is tall, slim, and handsome. his best quality is dark humor. after a successful start with "goodbye columbus," 1969, his career stagnated. his output increased significantly at the end, however, with "sunshine boys" 1978 and "love at first bite" 1980. he married paula prentiss in 1961. prentiss starred in "made in america," the 1993 …

  • American politician, democratic party member and civil rights activist for many years. her talk radio show, as well as her management of the martin luther king, jr. day parade festivities, are what make her most famous. she is an african-american woman who is warm and loving. she is an honorary samoan chief, and a former ambassador to tonga.

  • New york, usa. actress (in praise of older women, manitou).

  • New york, usa. director/actor (goodbye columbus, he and she).


  • French singer, actor, and musician. he is most well-known for his role in nestor burma, a french police procedural.

  • Slovak writer (b. 1937)

  • Argentinian singer-songwriter (d. 2011)

  • British comedian, actor and actor. he is best known for his role as "it ain't half hot mum" from 1974 to 1981.

  • Politician



  • Italian entrepreneur and major italian industrialist. he is the founder and owner luxottica, which produces luxury optics, frames, and sunglasses. he was in partnership from 1961 until 1969, when he and his spouse bought the entire share package and started their own business under their trade name. they transformed the business into an llc in 1978 and opened their first …

  • Australian rugby league player (d. 2006)

  • English author and historian

  • Canadian firefighter and baseball player (d. 2011).



  • Don estelle was a british actor and singer, best known for his role in the bbc sitcom 'it ain't half hot mum'.

  • Gamaliel Onosode was a Nigerian technocrat and politician known for his contributions to public service and corporate governance.

  • Chinese mathematician and academic (d. 1996)

  • Australian-south african rugby league player (d. 2012)

  • Colorado, usa; pianist (leventritt award-1956).


  • Arden Bement is an American politician known for his work in science and technology policy.

  • American journalist known for his work on economic and political issues.

  • American academic and psychiatrist (d. 2015).

  • Merry Anders

    American actress and model (d.2012)


  • French philosopher, historian and semiotician, often referred to as a french post-structuralism thinker.


  • American city official was killed along with mayor george moscone in san francisco. milk was the first openly homosexual male to be elected to a political office in an urban large city. in his brief political career, milk was a member of san francisco's board of supervisors and passed two laws. one required dog owners to clean up after their …

  • English trumpet player and bandleader (d.2013)

  • Ida Tinio-Le Douarin is a French biologist known for her research in developmental biology.

  • American lieutenant and politician (d. 1978)

  • French-american sculptor (d. 2016)

1929 - 1920

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 1920



  • American pro-astrologer, author, data collecter and winner of 1992 regulus award for enhancing astrology’s image.

  • American astrologer and occultist in yoga, samadhi therapy. her first book was "astrology. the divine science" which she co-authored with marc douglas. she also wrote "hypersentience".

  • French theorist and author (d. 2017)

  • American business magnate known for his work in the oil industry.



  • Hungarian-american guitarist and violinist (d. 1993).

  • French ecclesiastic. he was a roman catholic bishop, and bishop emeritus in angouleme (france). on february 28, 1953, he was ordained to the priesthood. he was ordained a bishop on may 1, 1973, twenty years later. he took over the bishopric angouleme on july 1, 1975. this post he resigned from in december 1993 at age 67.


  • Swiss-born artist. he is a kinetic sculptor, and a pop artist. he went to school in basel, and he became an apprentice as a store window decorator. he moved to france with eva aeppli*, his first wife. they were married may 10, 1951. he had his first paris exhibition in may 1954. soon after, he met niki de saint-phalle, the …

  • Mexican playwright and screenwriter.

  • French diplomat who served his country as ambassador to libya (1979-1982), china (1982-186, 1989-1990), and portugal (1987-1989).

  • American tenor (d. 2005).


  • Charles Aznavour

    French music has been a rage for many decades, and it still has a loyal following. he is a diminutive man at 5'3" and 110 pounds, but he still has a strong screen presence. over 500 songs were his own compositions. he is a perpetually hopeful and wounded, with a raspy voice. his films include "the tin drum" as well …

  • French composer.

  • Paris 6?me physician

  • Hilo, hawaii -- actress (hawaii five-o)



  • French actor and film director, who died in france on april 2, 2005 at paissy.

  • Quinn Martin was a prolific TV producer known for shows like 'The Fugitive' and 'The Streets of San Francisco'.

  • Quinn Martin was a prolific TV producer known for shows like 'The Fugitive' and 'The Streets of San Francisco'.

  • Renowned film critic who wrote for various publications including TV Guide and New York Magazine.

  • English scholar and author (d. 2014).



1919 - 1910

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 1910



  • Masahilo nakazono was a japanese martial artist known for his expertise in aikido and for being one of the first aikido instructors to teach in europe.

  • African-American artist known for his abstract expressionist paintings.

  • Impressario.

  • A japanese-american acupuncturist based santa fe, nm. he is one of the most respected practitioners in the u.s. he is also the author of "the kototama principle."


  • French writer and educator. he was professor of literature at the university from 1943 to 1958. he was a classic-contemporary writer of around 30 novels and 100 short stories. in 1947, he was awarded the goncourt prize. he also received many other awards and commendations. he was elected to the french academy on 24 december 1986.

  • Famous for his role as Perry Mason in the TV series.

  • American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2013)

  • American actor (d.2008)

  • Curtis novelist.


  • American engineer (d. 1999)

  • Chalon sur sa?ne physician

  • A key communist leader in latin america. his friendship with guatemalan president jacobo arbenz made him well-known. he was also one of the key advisers to his government which lasted from 1951aeur'54. [1][2] in 1954, arbenz was overthrown in a coup orchestrated by the united states. this event drove fortuny and many of his comrades into exile.



  • At 79, a stroke kills a blues pianist/leader of an orchestra

  • American journalist, author, magazine staff member, and journalist. he was often ahead scientists in his analysis trends and future social movements. his first book, "the hidden persuaders", was published in 1957 after a stint as a magazine staffer. this book explained how marketing techniques can manipulate people to believe, buy, or vote.

  • Vance Packard was an American author known for his works on social issues and consumerism.

  • American pianist, composer, bandleader, poet (d. 1993)

  • Dutch diplomat and historian (d. 2010).


  • Jean cocteau, jean paulhan and the second world war launched her career as a belgian novelist. she developed a distinctive feminist voice in french novel-writing over sixty years, mixing autobiography with fiction. she passed away on may 5, 2012.

  • Czech conductor (d. 1993)

  • Spanish director and screenwriter (d. 1986)

  • California, united states -- actor ("docks of ny")

  • English engineer and academic (d.2011)




1909 - 1900

Famous birthdays on May 22nd for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 1900


  • English educator and illustrator (d. 1988).

  • American-australian radio and television host (b. 1909)

  • France sport champion

  • German painter (d. 1970).

  • Costa rican essayist, writer, historian, geographer and politician. he was one of three founders of university of costa rica, and later served as its rector for three periods. he was also a member of the constituent assembly that formulated the current constitution of costa rica following the 1948 civil war of costa rica. the legislative assembly of costa rica declared …


  • Horton smith. american golfer and captain (d. 1963).

  • Thai filmmaker producer screenwriter and cinematographer (d. 70)

  • English screenwriter and author (d. 1982).


  • British actor, director, and producer. many consider him the greatest actor of all time. his roles in 121 on-stage roles as well as in 58 films have earned him the most respect and honors in his field, with no less than 11 oscar nominations. he was the founder of the festival theatre in chichester and london's royal national theatre. his …

  • Belgian cartoonist who was the creator of "tintin." the adventure-hero is a reporter named tintin who, with his fox terrier snowey, has traveled to tibet, the congo, the moon, and now, the u.s.a. when first published in 1929, the cartoon was all the rage in europe and japan. by 1992 the strip was winning american hearts. u.s. sales of tintin …

  • French operatic soprano from corsican descent, especially associated with the french lyrics repertoire.

  • French politician, who was involved in several governments under the fourth republic and was a supporter of firminy vert. later, he added "claudius," his pseudonym from resistance to his name. he was killed in paris on 24 october 1989.

  • Scottish sculptor, and a well-known family, hew lorimer, is the second son of sir robert lorimer, the famed architect. hew attended loretto school in musselburgh as a child. after completing his education at magdalen college, oxford, hew went on to study in france, where he continued to draw and study. in october 1934, he enrolled in a course in sculpture …


  • John morrison was a renowned physicist known for his groundbreaking work in quantum mechanics and his contributions to the development of the atomic bomb.

  • Italy sport champion

  • Comic by the us (ritz brothers-silent movie).

  • Scottish educator, a professor of engineering at the university of bristol. he is the author of "introduction to the mechanics of machines", 1964. morrison was married to and had two children.



  • Dutch teacher/author (bartje) dies at 60

  • Estonian author, poet, and critic (b. 1904)

  • Swedish inventor and electrical engineer (d. 1989).

  • Dutch christian teacher and prolific author of educational books for children, bartje is his most well-known work.

  • Russian actor (d. 1977).





  • Wife of charles de gaulle (born 1900)

  • Belgian soprano, opera singer and director. she died in 1983, on the 16th of may.

  • Austrian scientist (d. 1982).

  • American astrologer. in december 1966, he joined afa. linton passed away in portland, or on 5/18/1968.

  • Charles degaulle's wife is a french notable family. phillippe, her son, was later noted after they were married in april 1921.

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