Famous People Born On May 12th

If May 12th marks your birthday, you fall under the second sun sign, which is Taurus. Much as determined as you are, you are equally stubborn. You believe that anything worth doing is worth doing well, and will use patience and persistence to see that happen. Planning for the future is very important, and you want to know that your hard work will have permanent value. The ultimate “work hard, play hard” believer, you also love to take time out to enjoy life. Making your house into home where you feel comfortable and relaxed is essential to you.

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Rami Malek
(Famous For His Portrayal of 'Freddie Mercury' in the Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody')
Rami Malek
62
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States
 2 
Katharine Hepburn
(The Greatest Female Star of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Katharine Hepburn
32
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 29, 2003
 3 
George Carlin
(One of the Most Important and Influential Stand-Up Comedians of All Time)
George Carlin
20
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2008
 4 
Florence Nightingale
(Social Reformer & Founder of Modern Nursing and Known as 'The Lady with the Lamp')
Florence Nightingale
29
Birth Year: 1820
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: August 13, 1910
 5 
Emily VanCamp
(Actress)
Emily VanCamp
34
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Port Perry, Canada
 6 
Emilio Estevez
(Actor, Filmmaker and Son of Actor Martin Sheen)
Emilio Estevez
24
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
 7 
Tony Hawk
(Pioneer of Modern Vertical Skateboarding)
Tony Hawk
19
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Carlsbad, California, United States
 8 
Marcelo
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Left-Back)
Marcelo
18
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 9 
Malin Akerman
(Actress & Model)
Malin Akerman
29
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
 10 
Domhnall Gleeson
(Known for His Role as Bill Weasley in 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 & Part 2')
Domhnall Gleeson
24
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
 11 
Ving Rhames
10
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
 12 
Yogi Berra
(One of the Greatest Catchers in Baseball History)
Yogi Berra
16
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: September 22, 2015
 13 
Jonah Lomu
(New Zealand Rugby Union Player)
Jonah Lomu
18
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Died: November 18, 2015
 14 
Burt Bacharach
(One of the Most Influential Composers of Pop Music in the 20th Century)
Burt Bacharach
11
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: February 8, 2023
 15 
Otto Frank
(German Businessman and Father of ‘Anne Frank', the Author of 'The Diary of a Young Girl’)
Otto Frank
7
Birth Year: 1889
Birthplace: Province of Hesse-Nassau
Died: August 19, 1980
 16 
Steve Winwood
(Musician)
Steve Winwood
6
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Handsworth, Birmingham, England
 17 
Etika
(YouTuber)
Etika
17
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2019
 18 
Jason Biggs
(Actor)
Jason Biggs
8
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Pompton Plains, New Jersey, USA
 19 
Gabriel Byrne
(One of Ireland's Greatest Film Actors)
Gabriel Byrne
6
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Walkinstown, Dublin, Ireland
 20 
Maryam Mirzakhani
(First Iranian to Be Honored With the ‘Fields Medal’, the Most Prestigious Award in Mathematics)
Maryam Mirzakhani
13
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: July 14, 2017
 21 
Frenkie de Jong
(Dutch Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Frenkie de Jong
14
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Gorinchem, Netherlands
 22 
Kim Fields
(Actress and Director Best Known for Her Role in the NBC Sitcom ‘The Facts of Life’)
Kim Fields
10
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: New York City, New York
 23 
Sawyer Sweeten
(Child Actor)
Sawyer Sweeten
24
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Brownwood, Texas
Died: April 23, 2015
 24 
Rhea Seehorn
(Actress and Director Best Known for Role as ‘Kim Wexler’ in TV Series ‘Better Call Saul’)
Rhea Seehorn
15
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
 25 
Bruce Boxleitner
(Best Known for His Roles in TV Series ‘How the West Was Won’ and ‘Bring 'Em Back Alive’)
Bruce Boxleitner
5
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Elgin, Illinois, United States
 26 
Odeya Rush
(Actress & Model)
Odeya Rush
10
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Haifa, Israel
 27 
Catherine Tate
(Actress)
Catherine Tate
12
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Bloomsbury, London, England
 28 
Stephen Baldwin
(Actor, Producer and Director)
Stephen Baldwin
16
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Massapequa, New York, United States
 29 
Deborah Kara Unger
10
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
 30 
Mackenzie Astin
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Andy Moffett Stickle’ in the TV Sitcom ‘Facts of Life’)
Mackenzie Astin
5
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 31 
Billy Squier
(Rock guitarist who released songs like "The Stroke," "Lonely Is the Night," and "My Kinda Lover.")
Billy Squier
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States
 32 
Lawrence Phillips
(American football player)
Lawrence Phillips
15
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Died: January 13, 2016
 33 
Samantha Mathis
(Actress and Trade Union Leader Known for Her Films: ‘Pump Up the Volume’ and Super Mario Bros)
Samantha Mathis
10
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Williamsburg, New York, United States
 34 
Luke Benward
7
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Franklin, Tennessee
 35 
Mary Kay Ash
(Businesswoman)
Mary Kay Ash
10
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Hot Wells, Cypress, Texas, United States
Died: November 22, 2001
 36 
Nathan Fielder
(Best Known for Co-creating, Directing, and Starring in the Comedy Central Parody Reality Show 'Nathan for You')
Nathan Fielder
5
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
 37 
Ian Dury
(Singer)
Ian Dury
8
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Harrow, Middlesex, England
Died: March 27, 2000
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
6
Birth Year: 1828
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 1882
 39 
Madeleine Beth McCann
(The Most Heavily Reported Missing-Person in Modern History)
Madeleine Beth McCann
47
Birth Year: 2003
Birthplace: Leicester, England
 40 
Jamie Luner
(Actress)
Jamie Luner
2
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
 41 
Eric Singer
(Drummer)
Eric Singer
4
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
 42 
Carla Hall
(Chef who appeared in the fifth and eighth seasons of Top Chef, Bravo's cooking competition show)
Carla Hall
9
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
 43 
Henry Cabot Lodge
(United States Senator from Massachusetts (1893-1924))
Henry Cabot Lodge
4
Birth Year: 1850
Birthplace: Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 9, 1924
 44 
Tom Snyder
(Radio personality, Journalist)
Tom Snyder
7
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Milwaukee
Died: July 29, 2007
 45 
Gustav I of Sweden
(King of Sweden from 1523 to 1560)
Gustav I of Sweden
2
Birth Year: 1496
Birthplace: Uppland, Sweden
Died: September 29, 1560
 46 
Augustus II the Strong
(Elector of Saxony)
Augustus II the Strong
3
Birth Year: 1670
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: February 1, 1733
 47 
Chris Sacca
(Venture Investor)
Chris Sacca
4
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
 48 
Julius Maada Bio
(President of Sierra Leone)
Julius Maada Bio
10
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Tihun, Bonthe District
 49 
Dorothy Hodgkin
(Biochemist)
Dorothy Hodgkin
5
Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: July 29, 1994
 50 
Chris Patten
(Chancellor of the University of Oxford (Since 2003))
Chris Patten
1
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Cleveleys, Lancashire, England

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 12
 
Personality
As someone with a May 12 birthday, you have boundless energy and a need to help people. A natural leader, you don’t like to push people into things, but rather guide them to see life through your perspective. You love the serious aspects of life, but don’t dwell on small matters. You like to live each day to the fullest, whether at work or play. Not liking to fail, you set your sights lower so that you are sure to achieve your goals. You may get the urge to often give up your pursuits, particularly if you worry that you will fail, and rely heavily on friends and family to support and urge you to move forward.

Health
People born on May 12 are destined to be some of the healthiest of any born. You naturally know what is healthy and unhealthy, and are drawn to the healthiest of foods. You like to exercise moderately, without pushing your body. You may love to walk, but would never consider running a marathon. You love to be on the move, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Mentally, you also like to be active.

Finance
You have good business sense, and know the value of a dollar. As you are inclined to work hard, you value the money that you earn. Of course, you like to enjoy yourself to, so you may splurge on a night on the town or an exciting vacation.

Career
Not one to limit yourself, you may start several careers before finding where you truly belong. You are drawn to the arts, and take your work very seriously. You may involve yourself in careers that combine your love for hard work and art.

Relationships, Marriage, & Children
Trustworthy and reliable, you seek a partner who is the same. But that doesn’t mean boring! Like you, you want your partner to have a fun, friendly side, who cares just as much about enjoying life as career. People born on May 12 feel a real connection to their family history. Interested in genealogy and tradition, you love learning stories of the generations before you. You will also love passing these stories down to your children. However, you raise your children liberally. You don’t want them to make the mistakes you did, but you want them to find their own path in life. You tend to be encouraging without being overbearing.

Lucky colors: Yellow, Dark Green, Umber
Lucky numbers: 6, 11, 23
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 7, 16, 25