Famous People Born On May 18th

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People born on May 18 fall under the second sun sign, which is Taurus. May 18 individuals are ruled by Venus and Mars. These individuals are warm hearted, reliable and loving. They can also have a jealous and possessive side and can be self-indulgent and greedy. May 18th folks are also very good at caring for people. Their tendency to have nice things coupled with their dependability and warm heartedness make them exceptional at taking care of others. Because people born on May 18th have a tendency to self-indulge and enjoy pleasure seeking, they need to resist temptation in order to avoid health problems related to drunkenness and overeating.

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 1 
Tina Fey
(Actress & Comedian Best Known for Her Work in Comedy Sketch Series 'Saturday Night Live')
Tina Fey
61
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Emmy-winning comedian Tina Fey became the first female head writer of SNL. She wrote the series 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and the film Mean Girls. Her impersonation of Sarah Palin on SNL won her the AP Entertainer of the Year award. She has also written a bestselling memoir.
Pope John Paul II
35
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Wadowice, Poland
Died: April 2, 2005

Pope John Paul II was the head of the Catholic Church from 1978 until his death in 2005. He is hailed for helping to end Communist rule in his native Poland and improving the Catholic Church's relations with Islam, Judaism, and the Eastern Orthodox Church. He was a lifelong football fan, having himself played the sport in his youth.

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Nicholas II
(Emperor of Russia (1894 - 1917))
Nicholas II
35
Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 17, 1918

Nicholas II reigned as the last Emperor of All Russia from 1894 until his abdication in 1917. His reign oversaw a series of reforms in Russia. These reforms included the introduction of literacy programs, civil liberties, and methods to modernize the empire's infrastructure. However, these reforms were eventually undermined by Nicholas' love for autocratic rule.

 4 
George Strait
(One of the Most Influential and Popular Recording Artists of All Time)
George Strait
27
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Poteet, Texas, United States

Country music singer, songwriter, and actor George Strait is regarded as one of the most influential recording artists of all time. Lovingly nicknamed the "King of Country", he has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and is certified as the 12th-best selling artist in American history. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2006. 

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Bertrand Russell
(Philosopher)
Bertrand Russell
23
Birth Year: 1872
Birthplace: Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: February 2, 1970

Bertrand Russell was a British polymath and Nobel laureate. His work, which is spread across various fields, has had a considerable influence on philosophy, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, mathematics, linguistics, and logic. Russell is also credited with leading the revolt against idealism in Britain and is regarded as one of the founders of analytic philosophy.

 6 
Pernell Roberts
(Actor, Activist, and Singer Best Known for His Roles as ‘Adam Cartwright’ in the TV Series ‘Bonanza’)
Pernell Roberts
13
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Waycross, Georgia, United States
Died: January 24, 2010
Pernell Roberts is best known as Adam Cartwright from the Western series Bonanza and Dr. John McIntyre from Trapper John, MD. He was also a prominent social activist and had participated in protests such as the Selma to Montgomery marches. He also narrated documentaries and experimented as a singer.
 7 
Omar Khayyam
(Mathematician)
Omar Khayyam
18
Birth Year: 1048
Birthplace: Nishapur, Khorasan, Iran
Died: December 4, 1131

Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, mathematician, philosopher, astronomer, and poet. In the field of mathematics, he is best known for his work on the classification and solution of cubic equations. As an astronomer, he designed a solar calendar known as the Jalali calendar. His philosophical attitude towards life had elements of pessimism, nihilism, Epicureanism, and fatalism. 

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Jack Johnson
(Singer-songwriter)
Jack Johnson
12
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii, U.S.
Jack Johnson is best known for his acoustic pop songs and guitar-based folk-rock tracks. He has aced the Billboard 200 chart more than once, with albums such as To the Sea. He is also an environmental activist and has established the Kōkua Hawaii Foundation and the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation.
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Perry Como
(Singer)
Perry Como
10
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: May 13, 2001
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Chow Yun-Fat
(Actor know for action heroic bloodshed films A Better Tomorrow, The Killer, and Hard Boiled)
Chow Yun-Fat
3
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Lamma Island, Hong Kong
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Miriam Margolyes
21
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Oxford, England
 12 
Reggie Jackson
(Baseball player)
Reggie Jackson
9
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Abington Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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Jimmy Snuka
(Wrestlers)
Jimmy Snuka
8
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Fiji
Died: January 15, 2017
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Frank Capra
(One of America's Most Influential Directors During the 1930s)
Frank Capra
7
Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Bisacquino, Italy
Died: September 3, 1991
Frank Capra was a filmmaker and writer responsible for making several American award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s. After being born into a poor Italian family, Capra went on to become one of Hollywood's most influential directors of the 1930s; his rags-to-riches story continues to inspire many, with historians labeling him the American Dream personified.
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Kyle Harvey
(Rapper)
Kyle Harvey
17
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Ryan Sessegnon
(Footballer)
Ryan Sessegnon
4
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Roehampton, England
 17 
Alana Stewart
(Actress)
Alana Stewart
9
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: San Diego, California
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Nancy Juvonen
(Film Producer)
Nancy Juvonen
8
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Marin County, California, United States

Nancy Juvonen is a film producer best known for founding Flower Films, a production company which she owns with actress Drew Barrymore. Over the course of her career, Juvonen has produced several successful films, such as Charlie's Angels, 50 First Dates, and How to Be Single. She is married to the popular television host and comedian, Jimmy Fallon.

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Vince Young
(Football player)
Vince Young
13
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
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Fred Perry
(British Tennis & Table Tennis Professional Who has Won Eight Grand Slam Tournaments & Two Pro Slam Singles Titles)
Fred Perry
6
Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: Portwood, Stockport, England
Died: February 2, 1995

Fred Perry was a British tennis player. A former world No. 1, Perry won three successive Wimbledon Championships from 1934. He won eight Grand Slam tournaments, including a Career Grand Slam. He was the first player and only British player to date to achieve a Career Grand Slam. Also a table tennis player, Perry was the world champion in 1929.

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Rick Wakeman
(Composer, Musician, Keyboardist, Songwriter, Pianist, Film score composer, Radio personality)
Rick Wakeman
3
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Perivale

One of the most popular rock keyboardists of the progressive rock genre, Rick Wakeman soared to fame as part of the band Yes and later had an equally successful solo career. He had ditched his initial dream of becoming a pianist to start his career as a session musician.

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Mark Mothersbaugh
(Composer, Singer)
Mark Mothersbaugh
6
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
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Kevin Anderson
(South African Former Professional Tennis Player)
Kevin Anderson
8
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Kevin Anderson is a South African tennis player who became the fifth-ranked player in the world in 2018. He is the first South African player to be ranked in the top five since 1985 when Kevin Curren was ranked fifth in the world. Anderson has reached two Grand Slam finals; US Open (2017) and Wimbledon (2018).

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Alina Zagitova
(Russian Figure Skater and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Alina Zagitova
9
Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Izhevsk, Russia

Alina Zagitova is a Russian figure skater who has won one gold medal each in Olympic Games, World Figure Skating Championships, European Figure Skating Championships, and Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final; she is the only female figure skater from Russia to have achieved this feat. At the 2019 Glamour Russia Awards, Alina Zagitova was named Sportswoman of the Year.

 25 
Taeyang
(K-Pop Singer)
Taeyang
12
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Uijeongbu-si
South Korean singer Taeyang gained recognition after appearing in Jinusean's music video A-yo. He then became part of the boy band Big Bang and later launched his solo career. He is the highest-ranking Korean soloist on the Billboard chart and is known for tracks such as Eyes, Nose, Lips.
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Luke Kleintank
11
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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Lim Ju-hwan
7
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

While he was part of theater groups even in high school, Lim Ju-hwan started his career as a model with the agency The Men soon after graduation. Over the years, he has gained fame for projects such as The Snow QueenTamra, the Island; and The Good Doctor.

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Margot Fonteyn
(English Ballet Dancer)
Margot Fonteyn
6
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Reigate, England
Died: February 21, 1991

Margot Fonteyn was an English ballerina who spent her entire dancing career at the Royal Ballet. She was eventually appointed prima ballerina assoluta of the Royal Ballet by Queen Elizabeth II. Margot Fonteyn achieved international fame after a tour of the US in 1949. She also helped popularize ballet in the US by appearing on TV before and after WWII.

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Clint Capela
(Basketball player)
Clint Capela
8
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland

Swiss basketball player Clint Capela made history when he became his country’s highest-earning athlete of team sports. Known for his stints with the NBA teams Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets, the African-origin sports star had a tough childhood and grew up partly in foster care.

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Dwayne Hickman
6
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 9, 2022
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Bill Macy
(Actor)
Bill Macy
4
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Revere, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: October 17, 2019
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Walter Gropius
(Architect)
Walter Gropius
10
Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 5, 1969

Walter Gropius was a German architect. Along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Alvar Aalto, and Frank Lloyd Wright, he is regarded as a pioneer in modernist architecture. Gropius founded the Bauhaus School. The large-scale housing projects he designed in Berlin, Karlsruhe, and Dessau in the late 1920s and early 1930s became major contributions to the New Objectivity movement.  

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Spencer Breslin
(Actor and Musician Known for His Films: ‘The Kid’ and ‘The Cat in the Hat’)
Spencer Breslin
6
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Spencer Breslin is an American actor who started his career as a child artist. At the age of nine, he received the Young Artist Award for his portrayal of young Rusty Duritz in the 2000 fantasy comedy-drama film, The Kid. Also a musician, Breslin plays in a band named Broken Machine.

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Brooks Robinson
(Baseball player)
Brooks Robinson
5
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
 35 
Michael Rockefeller
11
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: November 19, 1961

The youngest child of New York governor Nelson Rockefeller, Michael Rockefeller shunned his family’s legacy and decided to become an explorer. He went missing while on an expedition to the Asmat region of southwestern Dutch New Guinea and was declared dead 3 years later, raising speculations of cannibalism.

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Robert Morse
3
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
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Adamari López
6
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Humacao, Puerto Rico
Edgar Berlanga
7
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Violett Beane
(Actress)
Violett Beane
4
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
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Andreas Katsulas
5
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: February 13, 2006
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Mario Barrios
3
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Susan Berman
(Memoirist of Easy Street, detailed her life as a mobster's daughter)
Susan Berman
3
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 23, 2000
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Walter Sisulu
(Former Deputy President of the African National Congress (1991 - 1994))
Walter Sisulu
5
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Ngcobo, South Africa
Died: May 5, 2003

Walter Sisulu was a South African activist who played an important role in the anti-apartheid movement. Counted among the most important members of the ANC, Sisulu served more than 25 years in prison for his anti-apartheid activities. For his contribution to the success of the ANC, Sisulu was honored with the prestigious Isitwalandwe Seaparankoe in 1992.

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Chantal Kreviazuk
(Canadian singer-songwriter)
Chantal Kreviazuk
5
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Matt Long
(Actor)
Matt Long
4
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Winchester, Kentucky, USA
 46 
Ali Zafar
(Pakistani Singer-Actor Who Has Had a Successfull Career in Bollywood With Films 'Tere Bin Laden', 'Chashme Baddoor')
Ali Zafar
7
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar has been quite successful in Bollywood and has even earned a Filmfare nomination. Best known for his performance in the film Dear Zindagi, the actor had begun his career with Pakistani TV serials. A philanthropist, too, he has his own charitable foundation.

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Ebru Sahin
(Actress)
Ebru Sahin
2
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Ricardo Carvalho
(Former Portuguese Football Player Who Played as a Centre Back )
Ricardo Carvalho
1
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Amarante
Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
4
Birth Year: 1869
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: August 2, 1955
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Jari Kurri
(Former Finnish Olympic Bronze Medal Winning Ice Hockey Player Who Played as a 'Winger')
Jari Kurri
5
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Helsinki

Finnish retired hockey player Jari Kurri is not just a 5-time Stanley Cup winner but also the first from his country to be part of the Hockey Hall of Fame. An Olympic bronze medal winner, he managed the Finnish team post-retirement. He is married to former Miss Finland, Vanessa Forsman.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 18

Personality
People born on May 18th are compassionate and have the feelings of empathy and understanding. They want to soothe the feeling of others and correct the wrong doings. May 18th individuals have a knack for business but are good at the creative work as well. Mostly warm-hearted and loving, they have an impulsive and impatient side to them and may need privacy once in a while. Being sociable and confident with a lot of energy and stamina, this person makes the best of friends and business partners.

Health
People born on May 18th are strong with much energy and benefit from regular exercise routines. Since this person may hold back emotionally, health problems could arise from bottled up stress such as headaches, stomach problems and other stress related physical complaints.

Finance
Since May 18 people are passionate and creative, they tend to share and show off. Though they are very good in business, they tend to spend their money lavishly on their surroundings and the people they care for the most. They are better at caring for people rather than caring for their money.

Career
These people are natural leaders and often in excellent physical condition. They are much disciplined. May 18th people enjoy success at both law enforcement careers and careers that are fuelled by creative expression such as artists or actors.

Relationship, Marriage and Family
May 18th individuals are often seen in a relationship with people who share similar taste, likes and preferences. Once committed, they are loyal people and stick to their mates in the thick and thin of times. Since most of the times, they find mates who are similar to them; May 18th people connect with them naturally. In terms of parenting, May 18th individuals can be strict and run the risk of stifling the creativity of their offspring. Positively, children of May 18 folks are extremely well cared for in the physical sense.

Lucy Colors: Lilac, Red
Lucky Numbers: 9, 18, 27, 36, 45
Lucky Days (of the week): Tuesday, Friday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5, 9