Birth Month Day of 05-22 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. 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 ...

2. 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 ...

3. 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 ...

4. 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 ...

5. 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 ...

6. Camren Bicondova

Actress | Gotham

Camren Bicondova was born on May 22, 1999 in San Diego, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Gotham (2014), Girl House (2014) and Gotham Stories (2016).

7. 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 ...

8. 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 ...

9. Ann Cusack

Actress | Grosse Pointe Blank

Ann Cusack was born on May 22, 1961 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), Tank Girl (1995) and Accepted (2006).

10. Tao Okamoto

Actress | The Wolverine

Tao Okamoto born in Chiba, Japan on May 22, 1985, known professionally as Tao, is a Japanese actress and model. In 2009, she was one of the faces of Ralph Lauren. She made her film debut in 2013 as Mariko Yashida, the female lead, in The Wolverine (2013). She also had recurring roles in the ...

11. Sean Gunn

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Sean Gunn was born on May 22, 1974 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor, known for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

12. 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 ...

13. Heida Reed

Actress | Poldark

Heida Reed was born on May 22, 1988 in Reykjavik, Iceland as Heiða Rún Sigurðardóttir. She is an actress, known for Poldark (2015), Stella Blómkvist (2017) and Jo (2013).

14. Alison Eastwood

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 ...

15. Michael Constantine

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, ...

16. J.D. Williams

Actor | Pootie Tang

J.D. Williams was born on May 22, 1978 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Darnell Williams. He is an actor, known for Pootie Tang (2001), Oz (1997) and The Kill Point (2007).

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 ...

18. 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 ...

19. Susan Strasberg

Actress | Picnic

Susan Strasberg was born in New York City on May 22, 1938. From the time of her birth, she was destined to be an actress, as her father was Lee Strasberg, acting coach at the famed Actors Studio in New York. In 1953, Susan made her acting debut in the episode Goodyear Playhouse: Catch a Falling Star...

20. 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 ...

21. 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)...

22. Paul Winfield

Actor | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

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'...

23. Lexy Panterra

Actress | Boo! A Madea Halloween

Conceived in the back of a '69 Cutlass, born Alexis Liela Afshar, as a baby, Lexy Panterra began utilizing her stunning features and sweet disposition to mastermind & manipulate those around her to get what she wanted. Hence her nick name "Lex Luther" was appropriately given to her by her father at...

24. 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 ...

25. Alexandra Dowling

Actress | Game of Thrones

Alexandra Dowling was born on May 22, 1990 in the UK. She is an actress, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Poirot (1989) and The Musketeers (2014).

26. 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 ...

27. 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 ...

28. John Nolan

Actor | Batman Begins

John Nolan was born on May 22, 1938 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Batman Begins (2005), Dunkirk (2017) and Following (1998). He has been married to Kim Hartman since 1975. They have two children.

29. Anna Belknap

Actress | CSI: NY

Anna Belknap was born on May 22, 1972 in Damariscotta, Maine, USA as Anna C. Belknap. She is an actress, known for CSI: NY (2004), Medical Investigation (2004) and Deadline (2000). She has been married to Eric Siegel since August 31, 2003. They have two children.

30. Karoline Herfurth

Actress | Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

Karoline Herfurth was born on May 22, 1984 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress and director, known for Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), SMS für Dich (2016) and The Reader (2008).

31. Michael Kostroff

Actor | Molly's Game

Michael Kostroff was born on May 22, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Molly's Game (2017), Eagle Eye (2008) and Luke Cage (2016). He has been married to Jennifer Sheneman since May 6, 2012.

32. Naomi Campbell

Actress | Zoolander 2

Naomi Campbell was born on May 22, 1970 in Streatham, London, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Zoolander 2 (2016), To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) and I Feel Pretty (2018).

33. Tom Chambers

Actor | Waterloo Road

Tom was born in Darley Dale in Derbyshire, England. He went to Repton School and in between school and holidays was in the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT), where Jude Law and Jonny Lee Miller also had early training. He was approached by the Austrian Olympic skiing team but continued to pursue ...

34. 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 ...

35. Gary Sweet

Actor | Alexandra's Project

Gary Sweet was born on May 22, 1957 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He is known for his work on Alexandra's Project (2003), Police Rescue (1989) and Adore (2013).

36. Graham Linehan

Writer | Father Ted

Graham Linehan was born on May 22, 1968 in Dublin, Ireland. He is a writer and director, known for Father Ted (1995), The IT Crowd (2006) and Motherland (2016). He has been married to Helen Linehan since 2004. They have two children.

37. Sid Melton

Actor | Captain Midnight

Sid Melton was born on May 22, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Sidney Meltzer. He was an actor, known for Captain Midnight (1954), The Golden Girls (1985) and Close-Up (1948). He died on November 3, 2011 in Burbank, California, USA.

38. Lucy Gordon

Actress | Spider-Man 3

Lucy Gordon was born on May 22, 1980 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. She was an actress, known for Spider-Man 3 (2007), The Four Feathers (2002) and Serendipity (2001). She died on May 20, 2009 in Paris, France.

39. Mark Christopher Lawrence

Actor | The Island

Mark Christopher Lawrence was born on May 22, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Island (2005), Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) and K-PAX (2001).

40. 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 ...

41. Jack Kehler

Actor | Lost Highway

Jack Kehler was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He worked as a waiter in New York, until he decided to pursue a career in theater at the age of 24. In 1982, he was admitted into the Actors Studio. After a while, he moved to Los Angeles. In his career in Hollywood, worked as character actor in ...

42. Hideaki Anno

Director | Shin Gojira

Hideaki Anno was born on May 22, 1960 in Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan. He is known for his work on Shin Godzilla (2016), Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007) and The Wind Rises (2013). He has been married to Moyoco Anno since March 26, 2002.

43. 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.

44. Chris Pedersen

Actor | Platoon

Born in San Francisco and grew up in Southern California, Pedersen was never formally trained as an actor; is musician, race car driver, and become actor when was approached by director Penelope Spheeris at a park in Burbank where the band T.S.O.L. was playing; Pedersen appeared in Platoon, Night ...

45. 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 ...

46. Thomas Schlamme

Producer | The West Wing

Thomas Schlamme was born on May 22, 1950 in Houston, Texas, USA as Thomas David Schlamme. He is a producer and director, known for The West Wing (1999), Sports Night (1998) and Tracey Takes On... (1996). He has been married to Christine Lahti since September 4, 1983. They have three children.

47. Brody Stevens

Actor | The Hangover

Brody Stevens was born on May 22, 1970 in San Fernando Valley, California, USA as Steven James Brody. He is known for his work on The Hangover (2009), Due Date (2010) and The Hangover Part II (2011). He died on February 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

48. J. Grant Albrecht

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, ...

49. Kent Cheng

Actor | Hoh bit yau ngo?

Kent Cheng was born on May 22, 1951 in Shantou, Guangdong, China as Kent Cheng Juk-Si. He is an actor and director, known for Why Me? (1985), Ip Man 3 (2015) and Crime Story (1993). He has been married to Yin-Ming Lam since 1991. They have two children.

50. Apolo Ohno

Actor | Hawaii Five-0

Apolo Ohno was born on May 22, 1982 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Apolo Anton Ohno. He is an actor, known for Hawaii Five-0 (2010), Tasmanian Devils (2013) and Superstore (2015).


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