Famous People Born On May 11th

People born on May 11 fall under the second Sun Sign, Taurus, whose symbol is the bull. Individuals born on this date are proud, loyal, and tenacious. They take a long time to come to a conclusion, but once that decision is made, woe betide anyone who gets in their way! These individuals ponder over things privately in their minds, and seldom seek input from others, preferring to sift through details and make decisions on their own. One of the most outstanding traits of those born on May 11 is their loyalty. Once a friend, always a friend! Conversely, they have the capability to be the enemy for life as well.

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Salvador Dali
(Spanish Surrealist Painter Best Known for His Work 'The Persistence of Memory')
Salvador Dali
61
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Died: January 23, 1989

Salvador Dali was a Spanish artist best remembered for his precise draftsmanship and technical skills. His artwork is famous for depicting bizarre and striking images. In spite of producing brilliant artworks, Dali's ostentatious and eccentric public behavior often overshadowed his professional achievements, much to the irritation of his fans and critics. His works have influenced other artists like Jeff Koons.

 2 
Sabrina Carpenter
(Known for Her Role as 'Maya Hart' in the Disney Channel Series 'Girl Meets World')
Sabrina Carpenter
89
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, United States

A Radio Disney Music Award winner, Sabrina Carpenter is a popular actress and singer. After finishing third in a singing contest called The Next Miley Cyrus Project, Sabrina landed acting roles before launching her music career. Although described as a teen pop singer, she has explored various other genres, such as country, folk pop, and acoustic.

 3 
Andrés Iniesta
(Spanish Footballer Who is Regarded as One of the Greatest Midfielders of All Time)
Andrés Iniesta
59
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Fuentealbilla, Spain
Spanish midfielder Andrés Iniesta, who now captains the Japanese club Vissel Kobe, has had a 22-year stint with Barcelona, serving as a captain in three seasons and winning nine La Ligas and four UEFA Champions Leagues. He scored the winning goal to help Spain win the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
 4 
Cam Newton
(American Football Quaterback)
Cam Newton
75
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

American football quarterback for New England Patriots, Cam Newton shot to fame when he led Auburn Tigers to the 2010 BCS National Championship, won the Heisman Trophy and was selected by Carolina Panthers in the 2011 NFL draft. In the subsequent nine seasons with the Panthers, he emerged as star player and even bagged NFL’s top player spot in 2016.

 5 
Kamaru Usman
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Kamaru Usman
51
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Auchi, Nigeria
 6 
Cory Monteith
(Actor and Musician Known for His Role as ‘Finn Hudson’ in the TV Series ‘Glee’)
Cory Monteith
44
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
Died: July 13, 2013

A talented young man whose life was snatched away too soon, Cory Monteith was a Canadian actor, singer, and musician who rose to fame after playing a role in the TV show ‘Glee.’ Despite being a great actor, he had a troubled life involving substance abuse and alcoholism that eventually caused his death at the age of 31.

 7 
Lana Condor
(Actress Known for Her Role in the Films: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and 'To All the Boys' Film Series)
Lana Condor
46
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Can Tho, Vietnam
Lana Condor was adopted from a Vietnamese orphanage by Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Bob Condor and his wife. She gained fame as Lara Jean Covey from the Netflix film To All the Boys I've Loved Before and its sequel. She has also appeared in the films Patriots Day and X-Men Apocalypse.
 8 
Richard Feynman
(One of the Joint Winners of Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965)
Richard Feynman
26
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 15, 1988

Theoretical physicist Richard Feynman won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965, along with Julian Schwinger and Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, for his research on quantum electrodynamics. He also contributed to the development of the atomic bomb. Feyman made it to Physics World’s list of the 10 greatest physicists of all time.

 9 
Thibaut Courtois
(Belgian Football Goalkeeper)
Thibaut Courtois
32
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Bree, Belgium

Belgian footballer Thibaut Courtois who is a goalkeeper for the Spanish club Real Madrid is considered one of the best of his time. Starting his career with Genk, he later also played for Chelsea. He was also part of the FIFA World Cup third place-holding Belgian squad in 2018.

 10 
Doug McClure
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Cowboy’ in the TV Series ‘The Virginian’)
Doug McClure
21
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Died: February 5, 1995
Doug McClure is best known as the cowboy Trampas from the long-running series The Virginian, based on the Owen Wister novel of the same name. He inspired the character of Troy McClure in The Simpsons and also appeared in films such as The Unforgiven and series such as Overland Trail.
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Frances Fisher
17
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Hampshire, England
Frances Fisher began as a theater actor before gaining fame with her portrayal of Deborah 'Red' Saxon in the soap The Edge of Night. She has played significant roles in movies such as Titanic, The Host, and True Crime, and has also starred in the series Resurrection and Watchmen.
 12 
Jeffrey Donovan
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Michael Westen’ in the TV Series ‘Burn Notice’)
Jeffrey Donovan
9
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States

Jeffrey Donovan is an American actor. He is known for playing important roles in popular films like Hitch, Changeling, and J. Edgar. Also known for his philanthropic activities, Jeffrey Donovan has been actively supporting several causes and organizations, such as Life Rolls On (LRO), which aims at helping people with spinal cord injuries.

 13 
Coi Leray
(Rapper whose music video for 'Huddy' was viewed more than half a million times on YouTube)
Coi Leray
22
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 14 
Irving Berlin
(American Composer and Lyricist)
Irving Berlin
8
Birth Year: 1888
Birthplace: Tyumen, Russian Empire
Died: September 22, 1989

Irving Berlin was a composer and lyricist. He made tremendous contributions to the Great American Songbook and is widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. He had an extensive career spanning six decades, during which he composed an estimated 1,500 songs. He received the Lawrence Langner Tony Award and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. 

 15 
Prince Royce
(Singer-songwriter)
Prince Royce
24
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
 16 
Chang Bunker
(Showmen)
Chang Bunker
20
Birth Year: 1811
Birthplace: Meklong, Thailand
Died: January 17, 1874

Chang Bunker was a Siamese-American man and one-half of the popular conjoined twin brothers. Chang and his conjoined twin Eng were two of the most studied human beings during the 19th century. They toured the United States and Europe as part of their freak shows, gaining financial success and fame. They are credited with coining the colloquial term Siamese twins.

 17 
Tim Blake Nelson
(Actor)
Tim Blake Nelson
18
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
 18 
Denver Pyle
(Actor and Director Known for His TV Series ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’)
Denver Pyle
12
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Bethune, Colorado, United States
Died: December 25, 1997

Denver Pyle was an American actor and director. He achieved popularity during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s when he appeared in TV series like The Andy Griffith Show and The Doris Day Show. Also known for his charitable efforts, Denver Pyle sponsored a tournament called Uncle Jesse's Fishing Tournament, which raised over $160,000 in 10 years to support children's programs.

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Mary Elizabeth Ellis
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘The Waitress’ in the FX Sitcom ‘It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia’)
Mary Elizabeth Ellis
13
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, United States
Mary Elizabeth Ellis is best known as The Waitress from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and as Lisa Palmer from Santa Clarita Diet. Ellis has also appeared in Perfect Couples and The Grinder, and in stage productions such as The Tempest. She also co-wrote the movie A Quiet Little Marriage.
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Jadyn Wong
(Best Known for Her Performance in the TV Series 'Scorpion')
Jadyn Wong
14
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Alberta, Canada

Jadyn Wong is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Happy Quinn in the popular American action drama TV series, Scorpion. A multi-talented personality, Jadyn Wong is a trained classical pianist and holds a black belt in karate. Her expertise in karate helps her land roles that require her to perform stunts and action sequences.

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Phil Silvers
(American Entertainer and Comedic Actor)
Phil Silvers
5
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 1, 1985

Phil Silvers was an American comedian and entertainer. Dubbed the King of Chutzpah, Silvers won two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Tony Awards during his illustrious career that spanned almost six decades. In 1996, he was ranked 31st on TV Guide's list of 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. Silvers’ work has inspired other comedians like Dick Van Dyke.

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Martha Graham
(Modern Dancer and Choreographer Known for Her 'Graham Technique' Style)
Martha Graham
10
Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 1, 1991

Martha Graham was a modern dancer and choreographer who revolutionized American dance. She developed what later became known as the Graham technique, a modern dance movement style and pedagogy. She had an extensive career spanning over 70 years. The Martha Graham School, founded in 1926, is the oldest school of dance in USA.  

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Bernard Fox
(Actor)
Bernard Fox
6
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Port Talbot, England
Died: December 14, 2016
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Foster Brooks
(Actor)
Foster Brooks
11
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Died: December 20, 2001
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Eric Burdon
(Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Eric Burdon
7
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne
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Margaret Rutherford
(Best Known for Her Role as the ‘Duchess of Brighton’ in the Film ‘The V.I.P.s’)
Margaret Rutherford
14
Birth Year: 1892
Birthplace: Balham, London, United Kingdom
Died: May 22, 1972

Margaret Rutherford was an English actress best known for playing the Duchess of Brighton in the 1963 drama film, The V.I.P.s, for which she won a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award. In 1961, she was made an Officer of the OBE. In 1967, she was elevated to become a DBE.

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Martha Quinn
(Actor, Television actor, Radio personality)
Martha Quinn
4
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Albany
 28 
Valentino
(Italian Fashion Designer Known for Garments in His Trademark 'Valentino Red')
Valentino
5
Birth Year: 1932
Birthplace: Voghera, Italy

Valentino is an Italian fashion designer. He is credited with founding the popular luxury fashion house Valentino S.p.A. A prominent and influential fashion designer, Valentino has received several prestigious awards throughout his career. He is the recipient of the Couture Council Award and the Golden Plate Award. 

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Holly Valance
(Actress Known for Playing ‘Flick Scully’ in the Australian Soap Opera ‘Neighbours’)
Holly Valance
13
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Born to a Serbian musician/model father and a British model mother, Holly Valance first gained fame as Felicity Scully in the Australian soap opera Neighbours. She later created a sensation in the world of pop, with hits such as Kiss Kiss. She now co-owns The Candy Foundation with her husband, Nick Candy.

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Saadat Hasan Manto
18
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Samrala
Died: January 18, 1955

Saadat Hasan Manto was a Pakistani playwright, writer, and author. Best remembered for his 22 collections of short stories, Manto was renowned for writing about the bitter truths of society. Not surprisingly, he was tried for obscenity on six occasions but was never convicted. Considered one of the 20th century's finest Urdu-language writers, Manto is the subject of two movies.

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Karen Kilgariff
8
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Petaluma, California, United States
 32 
John F. Kelly
(28th White House Chief of Staff (2017 - 2019))
John F. Kelly
9
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
John F. Kelly served as the White House Chief of Staff from 2017 to 2019, and as the Secretary of Homeland Security in 2017. He is part of the board of Caliburn International. The former U.S. Marine Corps general has also won awards such as the Defense Distinguished Service Medal.
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Jeremy Maclin
(American football player)
Jeremy Maclin
9
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Kirkwood, Missouri, United States
 34 
Baron Münchhausen
(German Nobleman)
Baron Münchhausen
6
Birth Year: 1720
Birthplace: Bodenwerder, Germany
Died: February 22, 1797
 35 
Mychal Judge
(Catholic Priest)
Mychal Judge
7
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 11, 2001

Designated Victim 0001 of the 2011 Twin Tower attack, Mychal Judge was a Franciscan friar and Catholic priest. Developing an early interest in monastic life, he served in various parishes before being appointed chaplain to New York City Fire Department. On hearing about the attack, he rushed to the spot and died while praying for the victims inside North Tower.

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Maurice Harkless
(American Puerto Rican Basketball Player Who Plays as a Small Forward)
Maurice Harkless
14
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 37 
Austin O'Brien
(Actor)
Austin O'Brien
5
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, U.S.
 38 
Mort Sahl
(Actor, Social Satirist and the First Modern Comedian)
Mort Sahl
3
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: October 26, 2021

Legendary Canadian-American comedian and satirist Mort Sahl was the first comedian to have a cover story in Time magazine. Known for performing in casual clothes and throwing his satire at everyone from Eisenhower to JFK, he also had a signature style of entering the stage with a newspaper.

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Butch Trucks
(Musician)
Butch Trucks
8
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Died: January 24, 2017
 40 
Edsger W. Dijkstra
(Dutch Mathematician and Computer Scientist Best Known for His Shortest-Path Algorithm in Graph Theory)
Edsger W. Dijkstra
4
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: August 6, 2002

A pioneering computer scientist from the Netherlands, Edsger W. Dijkstra had initially studied theoretical physics, before focusing on computers. He developed the domain of structured programming and also won honors such as the Turing Award. He died at 72, after a long struggle with cancer.

 41 
Eva Schloss
(Austrian holocaust survivor)
Eva Schloss
3
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
 42 
Jacqueline Cochran
(The First Female Pilot Who Broke the Sound Barrier)
Jacqueline Cochran
0
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Muscogee, Cantonment, Florida, United States
Died: August 9, 1980

A pioneer in women’s aviation, US pilot Jacqueline Cochran was the first female pilot to break the sound barrier. She was also the first woman to lead the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale as its president and the first female Bendix race competitor. She held several other records and also led the organization WASP.

 43 
James Reid
(Singer, Actor, Dancer & Record Producer)
James Reid
23
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: St Leonards, Australia

Filipino-Australian actor-singer James Reid had been a talented gymnast and swimmer in childhood. He is best known for pairing up with Nadine Lustre in projects such as Diary Ng Panget and On the Wings of Love. Though he and Nadine dated later, they broke hearts with their split in 2020.

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Jumaane Williams
(5th New York City Public Advocate Incumbent)
Jumaane Williams
3
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 45 
William Grant Still
(Composer who became the first black man to conduct a major orchestra)
William Grant Still
6
Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: Woodville, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 3, 1978
 46 
Yassi Pressman
(Filipino-British Model, Actress and Television Personality)
Yassi Pressman
3
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Hong Kong
 47 
Anne of Bohemia
(Queen of England)
Anne of Bohemia
0
Birth Year: 1366
Birthplace: Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia
Died: June 7, 1394
 48 
Bobby Roode
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Bobby Roode
3
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Toronto
 49 
Shabba Doo
(Former Actor whose famous role was in the 1984 dance film Breakin')
Shabba Doo
4
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 29, 2020
 50 
Alma Gluck
(Romanian-American Opera Singer Who Was the First Musician to Sell a Million Record Copies)
Alma Gluck
3
Birth Year: 1884
Birthplace: Ias,i, Bucharest, Romania
Died: October 27, 1938

Initially a stenographer, Romanian-born American opera singer Reba Fiersohn, better known as Alma Gluck, started her music career after her marriage and soon found success with her performances at the Metropolitan Opera. She scripted history by scoring the first million-selling phonograph record and also co-founded the American Woman's Association.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 11

Personality
May 11th individuals are impulsive, loyal, practical, emotional, and sensual. They dislike changes, and can be downright inflexible. Appealing to their sensual nature may help. They have a very distinct view of how things should be done, and will not hesitate to explain it to you. Others may at times see them as exasperating know-it-alls, but they really just want to share what they’ve learned with everyone. They are incredible friends-- patient, faithful, and generous. They are the ones whom you can turn to at the time of crises, who would stay calm and methodically, choose the best course of action, and render plenty of emotional support.

Health
These individuals need to be on guard against throat infections and asthma. Their love for good food can lead to be a healthy diet, but remember, too much of even the very best food can be a problem. Taking a conscious effort to keep the weight in check is a must for May 11th individuals.

Finance
Due to their love for luxury, May 11th individuals understand that money is the key to getting what they want. They are practical and cautious in money matters, and are likely to be quite comfortable financially from a very early age.

Career
The patience and practicality of these individuals make them excellent candidates for the banking and accounting fields, as well as architecture. But their sensuality, and willingness to get their hands dirty both literally and metaphorically, means that they also excel at artistic endeavors, and farming. The influence of Venus may lend them an especially lovely singing voice.

Relationships
These individuals are not likely to fall in love “at first sight”. They approach matters of the heart, slowly and with much consideration. They prefer to get to know a potential partner before entering into a romantic relationship. Once they have made up their mind, however, they are wonderful, thoughtful lovers, showering their partner with affection and generosity. They are passionate in the bedroom, and quietly demonstrative in public. As a parent, they are patient and pragmatic. They’re affectionate and indulgent, and always ready to kiss a skinned knee or soothe that first broken heart. The children of May 11th borns know beyond a doubt that they are deeply loved.

Lucky Color: Cream, White, Green
Lucky Numbers: 5, 14, 23
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