Famous People Born On May 15th

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People born on May 15th fall under the sun sign Taurus. It is believed that people born on this day are creative and full of charm, especially because Venus was the Roman deity of beauty, love and victory. Consequently, they care for the ones that surround them, by being both kind and devoted. Individuals born on May 15th are highly reliable, competitive and intelligent. In addition to this, they are inspired, talented and full of enthusiasm. May 15th individuals understand their responsibility and work towards fulfilling the same. As a downside, they can sometimes have strong emotions that can trigger impulsiveness, insecurity or restlessness.

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 1 
Jane Seymour
(Known for Her Role as ‘Emma Callon’ in the TV Series ‘The Onedin Line’)
Jane Seymour
21
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Hayes, Middlesex, England

Jane Seymour is a British-American actress who was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for service to drama. Over the years, Seymour has also played a major role as a celebrity ambassador for a national non-profit organization called Childhelp, which works towards helping victims of child abuse and neglect.

 2 
Ray Lewis
(American Football Player)
Ray Lewis
16
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Bartow, Florida, United States

Ray Lewis is a former American football player who spent his entire 17-year career with the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). Widely regarded as one of the greatest middle linebackers in the history of NFL, Ray Lewis helped his team win two Super Bowl championships. He is also regarded as the greatest player in Baltimore Ravens' history.

 3 
Emmitt Smith
(American Football Player)
Emmitt Smith
14
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States

Emmitt Smith is a former American footballer who helped the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League win three Super Bowl championships between 1993 and 1996. He remains NFL's all-time leading rusher and is the only running back to win a Super Bowl. A humanitarian, Smith is credited with founding a nonprofit organization called the Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities.

 4 
Madhuri Dixit
(One of the Most Popular Leading Actresses of Hindi Cinema)
Madhuri Dixit
24
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Padma Shri-winning actor Madhuri Dixit ruled Bollywood in the 1990s, with her performances in films such as Dil, Beta, and Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! The multiple-Filmfare-winning actor is a talented Kathak dancer. She owns a production company and an online dance school, and has also worked with UNICEF.
Alexandra Breckenridge
25
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Alexandra Breckenridge is best known as Sophie from the series This Is Us. The tattoo-loving actor has also voiced a number of characters in Family Guy. Other notable projects featuring her are the series Dirt, Virgin River, and True Blood, and the movies The Bridge to Nowhere and Broken Vows.
 6 
Chase Hudson
(TikTok (Musical.ly) star)
Chase Hudson
44
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States
Social-media star Chase Hudson, better known as Lil Huddy, gained fame for his lip-syncs of popular tracks on TikTok. He has also been in the news for his relationship with Charli D’Amelio and is a co-founder of Hype House. In 2021, he released his debut single, 21st Century Vampire.
 7 
James Mason
6
Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: Huddersfield, England
Died: July 27, 1984

James Mason was an English actor known for his work in both British cinema and Hollywood. One of the most bankable actors during the mid-1940s, Mason became the first person to be honored with the BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film. He is credited with saving Buster Keaton's reels of nitrate film, which he discovered in Keaton’s previously owned house.

 8 
Patrice Evra
(Footballer - Left-back for France)
Patrice Evra
8
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
 9 
Brian Eno
(Musician, Record producer)
Brian Eno
5
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Melton, Suffolk, England
Brian Eno created "The Microsoft Sound" for Windows 95 and co-developed the card-based creativity-improving technique Oblique Strategies. His ambient music album Reflection was nominated for a Grammy, and his visual installations have been projected on structures such as the Sydney Opera House. He also co-founded the Long Now Foundation.
 10 
Madeleine Albright
(64th United States Secretary of State (1997 - 2001))
Madeleine Albright
20
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Smíchov, Prague, Czechia
Died: March 23, 2022
Madeleine Albright served as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1997 to 2001, under Bill Clinton, and was the first woman to hold the post. The Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee also chaired the Albright Stonebridge Group and taught at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.
 11 
Ousmane Dembele
(Association football player)
Ousmane Dembele
17
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Vernon, Eure Vernon, France

Ousmane Dembele is a footballer who currently plays for the France national team as well as Barcelona. Renowned for his speed, agility, and technical ability, Dembele helped his national team win its second FIFA World Cup in 2018. A skillful player, Dembele can use either foot while playing. Although a mid-fielder, he is also known for his ability to score.  

 12 
Sophie Cookson
5
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Sussex, England

Sophie Cookson is an English actress best known for playing Roxanne Morton in the 2014 action spy comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service, for which she received a nomination at the 20th Empire Awards. After discovering her passion for acting, Cookson dropped out of the University of Edinburgh and enrolled at the Oxford School of Drama and graduated in 2013. 

 13 
Nicola Walker
(Actress)
Nicola Walker
7
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England, UK
 14 
SmokePurpp
(Rrapper & Pproducer)
SmokePurpp
9
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
 15 
David Krumholtz
(Actor & Comedian)
David Krumholtz
8
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
David Krumholtz is best known for his roles of Seth Goldstein in the Harold & Kumar movie series and Head Elf Bernard in The Santa Clause franchise. He has also appeared in the movie 10 Things I Hate About You and the series Numb3rs. He is a thyroid-cancer survivor.
 16 
Pierre Curie
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)
Pierre Curie
8
Birth Year: 1859
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 19, 1906

A pioneer in crystallography, radioactivity, piezoelectricity, and magnetism, Pierre Curie was a French physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics along with Henri Becquerel and Marie Curie. Despite being an atheist, Pierre Curie was fascinated by spiritualism as he believed that spiritual questions deal with physics. 

 17 
Birdy
(Singer)
Birdy
5
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Lymington, England
 18 
Joseph Cotten
(One of the Leading Hollywood Actors of the 1940s)
Joseph Cotten
5
Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6, 1994

Joseph Cotten was an American actor who achieved prominence on Broadway during the 1930s. He then became a leading Hollywood actor in the 1940s, playing important roles in films like Citizen Kane, Shadow of a Doubt, and Duel in the Sun. In 1960, Joseph Cotten was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 19 
L. Frank Baum
(Best Known for His Children's Books Like 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' and its Sequels)
L. Frank Baum
6
Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Chittenango, New York, United States
Died: May 6, 1919

L. Frank Baum was an author remembered for writing children's books including The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which inspired the 1902 Broadway musical and the 1939 live-action film of the same name. His works anticipated the invention of gadgets like TV that would be invented later. In 2013, Baum was made an inductee of the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.

 20 
Inanna Sarkis
(Actress)
Inanna Sarkis
8
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Inanna Sarkis is a Canadian actress and social media personality. She is best known for her portrayal of Molly Samuels in the 2019 romantic drama film, After. She has also released a couple of non-album singles, namely No Beauty in War and Best You'll Ever Have.

 21 
Desmond Howard
(Football player)
Desmond Howard
5
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
 22 
Chazz Palminteri
6
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Chazz Palminteri is an American actor, playwright, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for playing Cheech in the 1994 black comedy crime film, Bullets over Broadway, for which he received an Academy Award nomination. Also a restaurateur, Chazz Palminteri opened a restaurant named, 'Chazz Palminteri Ristorante Italiano'in the USA.

 23 
Lainie Kazan
(Actress)
Lainie Kazan
4
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
 24 
Mike Oldfield
(Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter)
Mike Oldfield
2
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Reading

Best known for his hit album-length conceptual piece Tubular Bells, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Mike Oldfield experimented with a whole range of musical genres, such as progressive rock, folk, and new-age rock. His music was also featured in the cult horror film of the 1970s The Exorcist.

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Sophie Raworth
(Journalist)
Sophie Raworth
2
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Redhill
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Stella Maxwell
22
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Model Stella Maxwell was declared a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2015. Named to Maxim's Hot 100, she has also campaigned for Max Factor cosmetics, H&M, and Puma, and has graced the covers of major fashion magazines. An LGBT icon, she has publicly dated Miley Cyrus and Kristen Stewart.
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John Smoltz
(Baseball Pitcher)
John Smoltz
3
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Warren, Michigan, United States
 28 
Ron Simmons
(Wrestlers)
Ron Simmons
2
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Perry, Georgia, USA
 29 
George Brett
(Baseball Player)
George Brett
3
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Glen Dale, West Virginia, USA
 30 
Lee Jong-hyun
(South Korean Actor & Musician)
Lee Jong-hyun
4
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea

South Korean singer and actor Lee Jong-hyun gained fame as the lead guitarist and vocalist of the rock band CNBLUE. His involvement in the Burning Sun scandal caused him to leave the band. He has also appeared in films such as Acoustic and series such as Orange Marmalade.

 31 
Cole Anthony
(Basketball player)
Cole Anthony
2
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
 32 
Sejong the Great of Joseon
(Fourth Ruler of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea)
Sejong the Great of Joseon
2
Birth Year: 1397
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Died: April 8, 1450
 33 
Jasper Johns
(Painter, Sculptor, Costume designer)
Jasper Johns
1
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Augusta

Presidential Medal-winning artist Jasper Johns is best known for his contribution to the pop art movement. His paintings revolve around subjects such as flags, numbers, and letters, whereas he has also gained fame for his cast sculpture art such as Painted Bronze. He also once experimented by attaching strings to his art.

 34 
Hala Al Turk
(Singer)
Hala Al Turk
8
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Manama, Bahrain

Hala Al Turk is a Arabic singer who achieved popularity at the age of eight after appearing in the famous reality TV talent show, Arabs Got Talent. In 2019, she was honored at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in Abu Dhabi where she won the Favourite Female Artist award. 

 35 
Klemens von Metternich
(Chancellor of the Austrian Empire (1821-48))
Klemens von Metternich
4
Birth Year: 1773
Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany
Died: June 11, 1859
After being appointed the Austrian ambassador to France, Klemens von Metternich met Napoleon many times and apparently had a brief affair with Napoleon’s sister, Caroline, too. He duped Napoleon into thinking he supported France against Russia, and secretly made an alliance with Russia, Prussia, and Britain, to eventually overthrow Napoleon.
 36 
Sunny
(singer, actor, dancer, radio personality, composer, model)
Sunny
3
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Los Angeles
 37 
Role Model
(Pop Singer)
Role Model
7
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: United States
 38 
Mary Jo Buttafuoco
(Author, Motivational Speaker)
Mary Jo Buttafuoco
2
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: United States of America
 39 
Paul Samuelson
(Economist)
Paul Samuelson
2
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: December 13, 2009
 40 
Trini Lopez
(Singer)
Trini Lopez
0
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
 41 
Mikhail Bulgakov
(Novelist and Playwright Best Known for His Novel 'The Master and Margarita')
Mikhail Bulgakov
4
Birth Year: 1891
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: March 10, 1940

Mikhail Bulgakov was a Russian writer, playwright, and medical doctor best remembered for his work The Master and Margarita, a novel which has been acclaimed as one of the 20th century's masterpieces. Over the years, his works have inspired several other personalities, including Salman Rushdie and Mick Jagger.    

 42 
Assia Wevill
(Jewish Woman Emigrant from Nazi Germany Known for Her Relationships with the English Poet 'Ted Hughes')
Assia Wevill
4
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 23, 1969

Assia Wevill was an aspiring German poet and domestic-partner of English poet Ted Hughes. She escaped the Nazis at the start of the Second World War and eventually settled in the UK, where she got romantically involved with Hughes. She killed herself and her daughter the same way Hughes's first wife, Sylvia Plath, had killed herself six years earlier.

 43 
Eddy Arnold
(American Country Music Singer Who Performed for Six Decades)
Eddy Arnold
1
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Henderson, Tennessee, United States
Died: May 8, 2008

A country music legend, Eddy Arnold had 28 number one singles in his kitty. His father’s death forced him to quit school and work on his family farm at age 11. A Grand Ole Opry member, he soared to fame with tracks such as Make the World Go Away.

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Nicholas Hammond
1
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 45 
Jerry Quarry
(Professional Boxer)
Jerry Quarry
3
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States
Died: January 3, 1999
Richard Avedon
2
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 1, 2004
 47 
Russell Hornsby
1
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 48 
Jessica Falkholt
(Actress who appeared in 16 episodes of the television series Home and Away as Hope Morrison in 2016)
Jessica Falkholt
2
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: January 17, 2018
 49 
Joseph Wiseman
0
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: October 19, 2009
 50 
Ellen Wilson
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Ellen Wilson
0
Birth Year: 1860
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Died: August 6, 1914

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 15

Personality
People born on May 15 are unusually expressive. This is the reason for which many of them may be attracted to creative domains, such as art, writing and other areas that can let them express their ingenuity. They are full of potential but at times they may seem a bit too idealistic. As well as being exceptionally inventive, they tend to be friendly, making it easy for them to make friends.

Health
People born on May 15 tend to be lazy when it comes to exercise, which can, of course, generate pathological problems, such as obesity and heart conditions. To make things worse, they also have an affinity for food. High cholesterol and cardiac dysfunctions can however be prevented once they start being aware of the matter. Their strong emotions make them fragile to stress, which is worsened furthermore by the fact they also have a bit of an addictive personality.

Finance
People born on May 15 are not particularly interested in financial status. However, because they like having a comfortable lifestyle, they enjoy earning a good steady income. They might slip every now and then when it comes to managing their money, but they are naturally pretty savvy when it comes to such matters.

Career
Because they are natural born leaders, people born on May 15 tend to do well career wise. They have a constant desire to improve their skill, and they tend to be trustworthy. They want to make sure their work is appreciated at its value.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
These people develop long lasting relationships, whether it is out of friendship or love. They have a specific love for family and are extremely faithful. They can however sometimes be overly possessive and their jealousy can become more or less disturbing to their companions. Because their sign sits under Venus, May 15th individuals have a certain attraction to sensuality and therefore are wonderful lovers. They're not necessarily interested in trying new things, but are concerned with their spouse's needs.

Lucky Colors: Light Blue, Green, Deep Blue
Lucky Numbers: 6, 33, 42
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Friday
Lucky Days (of the month): 9, 18, 27