Birthdays: May 22by bcampos862 | created - 22 May 2015 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Actor | AJ and the Queen
2. A.J. Langer
Actress | My So-Called Life
Allison Joy Langer was born in Columbus, Ohio. At age 5, her family moved to the San Fernando Valley, just outside of Los Angeles, where she attended Granada Hills High School. She first began using her initials to join an all-boys baseball team, and the nickname stuck. She was introduced to Ernie ...
Actress | Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Alison Eastwood was born on May 22, 1972 in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), Absolute Power (1997) and The Mule (2018). She has been married to Stacy Poitras since March 15, 2013. She was previously married to ...
Actress | Salomé
The grand, highly flamboyant Russian star Alla Nazimova of Hollywood silent films lived an equally grand, flamboyant life off-camera, though her legendary status has not held up as firmly as that of a Rudolph Valentino today.
Alla Nazimova was born Miriam Edez Adelaida Leventon in 1879, in Yalta, ...
9. Andy Bowles
Actor | Damage Control
Andy Bowles is an actor and filmmaker. Andy grew up in the small Texas town of Cedar Hill where he and his friends made their own independent movies out of pure love for the art. Andy studied acting in Hollywood for years with some of the best teachers in the industry. Andy formed APB Productions ...
10. Ania Marson
Actress | Nicholas and Alexandra
Regal, poised, and graceful... these words best describe Ania Marson. With her timeless beauty and natural talent to match, she was a reincarnation of Audrey Hepburn with a Polish twist.
Her career began in the swinging sixties where she performed with the Corona Theatre School. Her regal beauty and...
13. Anthony Tambakis
Writer | Warrior
Anthony Tambakis is a former Professor of Creative Writing, an award-winning short story writer, and recipient of a Paul Bowles Fellowship for fiction writing. His novel Swimming with Bridgeport Girls will be published by Simon & Schuster in Spring 2017. Tambakis is also adapting the 1961 novel and...
Writer | Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle. He was a writer and producer, known for Sherlock Holmes (2009), Sherlock (2010) and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984). He was married to Jean Leckie and Louisa Hawkins. He died on July 7, 1930 ...
17. Barbara Parkins
Actress | Valley of the Dolls
Barbara Parkins is best remembered as an icon of the Sixties who had starring roles in two of the era's more notorious productions, Peyton Place (1964) and Valley of the Dolls (1967). After arriving in Hollywood as a teenager, Parkins soon began appearing on episodic television programs such as ...
19. Bernie Taupin
Soundtrack | Brokeback Mountain
Bernie Taupin was born on May 22, 1950 in Lincolnshire, England as Bernard John Taupin. He has been married to Heather Lynn Hodgins Kidd since March 27, 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to Stephanie Haymes-Roven, Toni Lynn Russo and Maxine Feibelman.
21. Brooke Smith
Actress | The Silence of the Lambs
Brooke Smith grew up in New York in the shadow of show business owing to the fact that she is the daughter of powerful publicist Lois Smith. After studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, her "first big thing" was playing Catherine Martin, the abducted young girl in The Silence of the ...
22. Bryan Danielson
Actor | WWE Monday Night RAW
Bryan Lloyd Danielson is an American professional wrestler and author currently signed to WWE under ring name Daniel Bryan.
In WWE, Bryan held the WWE Championship three times and WWE's World Heavyweight Championship once, in addition to being a one-time United States Champion, a one-time ...
25. Charles Aznavour
Actor | Tirez sur le pianiste
Beloved French chanson entertainer Charles Aznavour, who wrote more than 800 songs, recorded more than 1,000 of them in French, English, German and Spanish and sold over 100 million records in all, was born Shahnour Vaghinag Aznavourian on May 22, 1924, in Paris, the younger of two children born to...
26. Charlie DePew
Actor | Mad Men
Charlie DePew is an American actor from Pasadena, California. A passionate storyteller, Charlie would spend hours in front of family and friends reenacting movies, speaking casually in accents, and doing impressions. His "big break" happened at his elementary school where he was cast to play ...
27. Cheryl Campbell
Actress | Testament of Youth
Cheryl Campbell is an English actress of notable accomplishment, probably best known in the United States for her turn as Eileen in Dennis Potter's Pennies from Heaven (1978), for which she received a BAFTA nomination as Best Television Actress. The following year, she won the award for her roles ...
29. Chris Salvatore
Actor | Eating Out: The Open Weekend
Chris Salvatore grew up in Richboro, Pennsylvania, a small town outside Philadelphia. He started his career in entertainment as a singer/songwriter. In 2005 he studied vocal performance at Berklee College of Music in Boston. His music has been featured on MTV and is available in online music stores...
34. Denise Welch
Actress | Waterloo Road
Denise Welch was born on May 22, 1958 in Ebchester, Co Durham, England as Jacqueline Denise Welch. She is an actress, known for Waterloo Road (2006), Coronation Street (1960) and Spender (1991). She has been married to Lincoln Townley since July 13, 2013. She was previously married to Tim Healy and ...
35. Don Estelle
Actor | It Ain't Half Hot Mum
Don Estelle was born on May 22, 1933 in Manchester, England as Ronald Edwards. He is known for his work on It Ain't Half Hot Mum (1974), Not Now, Comrade (1976) and Dad's Army (1968). He was married to Elizabeth. He died on August 2, 2003 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England.
39. Frank Converse
Actor | Hour of the Gun
A brawny, firm-jawed, sandy-haired player of 60s and 70s primetime TV, Frank Converse seemed to be one of those handsome tough-guy action figures that could go by the wayside after the demise of their famous series. Instead, this stage-trained actor persevered as a well-respected, all-purpose ...
43. Gedalio Tarasow
44. Ginnifer Goodwin
Actress | Big Love
Ginnifer Goodwin was born Jennifer Michelle Goodwin on May 22, 1978, in Memphis, Tennessee, to Linda (Kantor), who worked at FedEx, and Tim Goodwin, who had a recording studio. Bright and talented, Ginnifer carried her love for theater and acting through her high school years. She graduated from ...
46. Harry Ritz
Actor | The Gorilla
Harry Ritz was born on May 22, 1907 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Harry Joachim. He was an actor, known for The Gorilla (1939), Behind the Eight Ball (1942) and Kentucky Moonshine (1938). He was married to Naomi C. Leon, Betty Kellow Roday and Betty May Heath (actress). He died on March 29, 1986 in...
49. Holly Conrad
Costume_designer | Shelf Life
Holly Conrad was born on May 22, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Holly Ann Conrad. She is an actress and costume designer, known for Shelf Life (2011), The Holodeck (2013) and Pacific Rim: Training Day (2013). She was previously married to Ross O'Donovan.
Actor | Destroy All Humans!
A graduate of Carnegie Mellon's acting conservatory, Grant has appeared on and off-Broadway and in several regional theater productions throughout the country. Favorite's include 'What the Butler Saw','Later Life','A Chorus Line' and 'The Illusion', at theater's which include Circle in the Square, ...
Actress | The Vessel
Jacqueline Duprey has built a successful career on stage both in US as well as abroad. She has performed at many of the nation's foremost regional theaters. These include Yale Repertory Theater, The Alliance Theater, Los Angeles Theater Center, Dallas Theater Center, Arizona Theater Company, ...
58. Jim Thorpe
Actor | Trailin' West
Jim Thorpe is an American athlete and Olympic gold medalist. A member of the Sac and Fox Nation, Thorpe became the first Native American to win a gold medal for the United States. Considered one of the most versatile athletes of modern sports, he won Olympic gold medals in the 1912 pentathlon and ...
60. John Lazar
Actor | Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
John La Zar was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He trained at the American Conservatory Theatre and has studied acting with Uta Hagen, Bill Ball, Jack Kosslyn, and Paul Shenar. La Zar was portraying the titular role in a University of Hawaii stage production of "Caligula" when he was ...
62. Johnny Gill
Soundtrack | New Jack City
Born in Washington, D.C., Johnny Gill was discovered by singer Stacy Lattisaw after singing in his family's group Wings of Faith from the age of five. His solo career began in 1983 with the Top 30 R&B single "Super Love." In 1988, he joined New Edition, replacing Bobby Brown. In 1989 he sang on two...
63. Johnny Olson
Actor | Doorway to Fame
Johnny Olson was born on May 22, 1910 in Windom, Minnesota, USA as John Leonard Olson. He was an actor, known for Doorway to Fame (1947), Match Game (1973) and The Sin of Mona Kent (1961). He was married to Penelope Katheen Powers. He died on October 12, 1985 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
67. Katie Price
Actress | Sharknado 5: Global Swarming
Katie Price was born on May 22, 1978 in Brighton, East Sussex, England as Katrina Amy Alexandria Alexis Infield. She is an actress, known for Sharknado 5: Global Swarming (2017), Dream Team (1997) and Footballers' Wives (2002). She has been married to Kieran Hayler since January 16, 2013. They have...
69. Laurence Olivier
Actor | Sleuth
Laurence Olivier could speak William Shakespeare's lines as naturally as if he were "actually thinking them", said English playwright Charles Bennett, who met Olivier in 1927. Laurence Kerr Olivier was born in Dorking, Surrey, England, to Agnes Louise (Crookenden) and Gerard Kerr Olivier, a High ...
70. Linda Emond
Actress | Lodge 49
Linda Emond works in film, television and theatre, across genres, in roles that are often transformational. She was born in New Jersey but grew up in Southern California. She attended Loara High School (where she was Homecoming Queen) and received her MFA from the University of Washington in ...
73. Maggie Q
Actress | Divergent
Margaret Denise Quigley was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to a father of Polish and Irish descent (originally based in New York) and a Vietnamese mother. Her parents met during the Vietnam War. Maggie has two older half-siblings from her mother's previous marriage, and two older sisters. The family ...
75. Marilyn Joi
Actress | The Kentucky Fried Movie
Sweet, sexy and shapely black actress Marilyn Joi greatly enlivened a bunch of enjoyably trashy 1970s drive-in exploitation pictures with her boundless vitality, bubbly, upbeat personality, stunningly gorgeous looks and considerable sex appeal.
Joi began her performing career as a popular nightclub ...
78. Max Brooks
Writer | World War Z
Max Brooks was born on May 22, 1972 in New York City, New York, USA as Maximilian Michael Brooks. He is a writer and actor, known for World War Z (2013), The Great Wall (2016) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He has been married to Michelle Kholos Brooks since 2003. They have one child.
80. Merry Anders
Actress | Tickle Me
Merry Anders practically grew up in local bijous watching films and their accompanying stage shows with her movie-crazy mother and grandmother. The family relocated to Los Angeles in 1949 and, while attending John Burroughs Junior High School, Anders made the acquaintance of Rita La Roy, an ...
Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Award-winning Greek-American actor Michael Constantine (born 22 May 1927) is best known for his portrayal of the Windex bottle-toting family patriarch "Gus Portokalos" in the sleeper hit My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002). Before his appearance in that movie and the subsequent TV series based on it, ...
82. Michael Kelly
Actor | Dawn of the Dead
Michael was born in Philadelphia but raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia by parents Michael and Maureen Kelly. He has two sisters, Shannon and Casey, and one brother, Andrew. He went to college at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with the original intention to study law, but changed his ...
84. Michael Lockwood
Composer | As the Village Sleeps
Michael Lockwood was born on May 22, 1961 in Hawthorne, California, USA. He is a composer and producer, known for As the Village Sleeps, Lisa Marie Presley: Idiot (2005) and Driven (2001). He has been married to Lisa Marie Presley since January 22, 2006. They have two children.
85. Michael Sarrazin
Actor | They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Owning a pair of the most incredibly soulful and searching eyes you'll ever find, Michael Sarrazin's poetic drifters crept into Hollywood unobtrusively on little cat's feet, but it didn't take long for him to make his mark. Quiet yet uninhibited, the lean, laconic, fleshy-lipped actor with the ...
86. Molly Ephraim
Actress | The Front Runner
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Molly began working professionally at age thirteen at Philadelphia's Prince Music Theater in a production of "The Snow Queen." Soon after she played Little Red Ridinghood in the Arden Theater's production of "Into the Woods," for which she was nominated for a ...
Soundtrack | Shaun of the Dead
Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Davyhulme, Manchester, England, UK. At a very early age, he took an interest in writing. His top priority was poetry, though he would have his biography on James Dean, "James Dean Is Not Dead", published by his early 20s. His literary influences ranged from ...
91. Nazanin Boniadi
Actress | Hotel Mumbai
Nazanin Boniadi is rapidly making her mark in both film and television. She co-starred as CIA analyst Fara Sherazi on seasons three and four of the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning drama Homeland (2011), for which she shared a 2015 SAG Award nomination in the Outstanding Performance by an ...
92. Neal Jimenez
Writer | The Waterdance
This screenwriter and director won acclaim for his first two produced screenplays, Where the River Runs Black (1986) and River's Edge (1986). The latter, arguably, was the first grimly honest portrait of what would soon come to be called "Generation X." Unlike, say, Reality Bites (1994), the ...
93. Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Actor | Angels & Demons
"There are those who miss being in-depth with the world," explains Nikolaj Lie Kaas in an interview with Politiken on April 29th, 2001, "but for me superficiality means a lot - that's where I get my drive." This is an interesting comment from an actor, whose acting always strikes a deeply personal ...
94. Noa Tishby
Actress | Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
In her homeland, Israel, Noa Tishby's name is synonymous with stardom. An actress and a producer, Tishby got her first big break at 16 playing the lead in the hit original musical "King David", for which she won national recognition.
She got a full scholarship with The National Museum of Arts and ...
95. Novak Djokovic
Producer | The Game Changers
Novak Djokovic OSS born 22 May 1987 is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked number one in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles: eight Australian Open titles, five Wimbledon titles, three US Open titles and one ...
96. Paul Winfield
Actor | The Terminator
Signifying intelligence, eloquence, versatility and quiet intensity, one of the more important, critically acclaimed black actors to gain a Hollywood foothold in the 1970s was Paul Winfield. Born in 1939 in Los Angeles, he lived there in his early years before moving with his family to Los Angeles'...
98. Quinn Martin
Producer | The Fugitive
During the early 1970s QM Productions through its owner Quinn Martin dominated the action adventure television series genre. At one time QM produced more hours of network television programs per week than any other independent production company. Perhaps one of Martin's most lasting contributions ...
99. Richard Benjamin
Actor | Westworld
Although his actress wife Paula Prentiss became a star by the early 1960s, it took Richard Benjamin almost fifteen years to establish his screen persona, but the wait was rewarding. After extensive work in theatre as actor and director, and his participation in the cult TV series He & She (1967)...
100. Richard Wagner
Soundtrack | Watchmen
Richard Wagner was a German composer best known for his operas, primarily the monumental four-opera cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen". He was born Wilhelm Richard Wagner on May 22, 1813, in Leipzig, Germany. He was the ninth child in the family of Carl Wagner, a police clerk. Richard was only six ...