Famous People Born On May 20th

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People born on May 20th possess characteristics such as kindness and helpfulness in their personality. They are intelligent and have common sense but they suffer from learning disability when young. These individuals love to travel, explore new places and try out new cultures. Though they set goals for themselves, they do not work towards attaining the same. There is some peculiarity and bizarreness in their personality which pops out once in a while.

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 1 
James Stewart
(Ranked 3rd on the List of 'Greatest American Male Actors')
James Stewart
31
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 2, 1997

Best known for his everyman screen persona, James Stewart was ranked third in the greatest American male actors list published by the American Film Institute (AFI) in 1999. During his 55-year acting career, he displayed strong morality both on and off the screen, as a result of which he epitomized the ideal American man of the 20th century.

 2 
Cherilyn Sarkisian
(One of the Best-Selling Music Artists and 'Goddess of Pop')
Cherilyn Sarkisian
51
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: El Centro, California, United States
The “Goddess of Pop” Cher began her career with the folk-rock duo Sonny & Cher. She also appeared on Broadway and delivered an Oscar-winning performance in the film Moonstruck. Her track Believe was the biggest-selling single by a female artist in the U.K. and popularized the auto-tune, or "Cher effect.”
 3 
Timothy Olyphant
17
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Timothy Olyphant became known to a wider audience when he portrayed the character of a righteous, brooding Sheriff in the HBO series Deadwood, which ran from 2004 to 2006. He later played the same role in the 2019 film Deadwood: The Movie. He received critical acclaim for playing the role of a deputy US Marshall in the television series Justified.

 4 
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
(Hawaiian Musician Best Known for His Medley 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow')
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
20
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: June 26, 1997

Hawaiian musician Israel Kamakawiwoʻole began his career as part of the Makaha Sons. He later went solo with the albums Ka 'Ano'I and Facing Future and also lent his support to the Hawaiian independence movement. His ever-increasing weight caused him chronic issues and eventually led to his death at 38.

 5 
Joe Cocker
(British Singer and Musician Known for His Album ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’)
Joe Cocker
5
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Crookes, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Died: December 22, 2014

Grammy-winning artist Joe Cocker is best remembered for his tracks You Are So Beautiful and Up Where We Belong. His chartbusting version of the Beatles song With a Little Help from My Friends was the theme song of the series The Wonder Years. He also received an OBE.

 6 
Iker Casillas
(Football player)
Iker Casillas
12
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Móstoles, Spain

Iker Casillas is a Spanish former footballer who won the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Counted among the greatest goalkeepers in the history of the sport, Casillas was renowned for his spectacular saves and athleticism. He was named the IFFHS World's Best Goalkeeper on a record five occasions. Also a philanthropist, Casillas owns a charitable foundation in Spain.

 7 
Busta Rhymes
(Rapper)
Busta Rhymes
11
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: East Flatbush, New York, United States
 8 
Rachel Platten
(Singer-songwriter)
Rachel Platten
8
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 9 
Carlos Hathcock
(Military Personnel)
Carlos Hathcock
16
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas
Died: February 23, 1999
Carlos Hathcock was a U.S. Marine sniper who had killed at least 93 enemy personnel in the Vietnam War. He inspired the 1993 movie Sniper. His signature style of attaching a feather to his bush hat earned him the name “White Feather.” He later had a rifle named after him.
 10 
Toussaint Louverture
(Leader of the Haitian Revolution)
Toussaint Louverture
13
Birth Year: 1743
Birthplace: Saint-Dominigue (present day Haiti)
Died: April 7, 1803

Haitian general,  Toussaint Louverture, was the most prominent leader of the Haitian Revolution. A revolutionary leader, he was devoted to the cause of Haitian independence and fought hard until he was killed by the French in a treacherous manner. The revolution continued after his death, leading to Haiti’s independence. He is now known as the Father of Haiti.

 11 
José Mujica
(Former President of Uruguay)
José Mujica
17
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Montevideo

José Mujica is an Uruguayan retired politician. From 2010 to 2015, Mujica served as the president of Uruguay. A well-known philanthropist, Mujica won the hearts of many for his donation of 90 percent of his monthly salary to charities. Due to his generosity and austere lifestyle, José Mujica has often been referred to as the world's humblest head of state.

 12 
John Stuart Mill
(The Most Influential English-Speaking Philosopher of the Nineteenth Century)
John Stuart Mill
5
Birth Year: 1806
Birthplace: Pentonville, London, England
Died: May 7, 1873
Nineteenth-century philosopher John Stuart Mill is best remembered for his work On Liberty, which spoke of personal freedom and "the harm principle.” His The Subjection of Women was one of the first works written by a male author that promoted women's rights. He supported Jeremy Bentham's ethical utilitarianism.
 13 
Petr Čech
(Former Czech Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Petr Čech
6
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Pilsen, Czechia

Petr Čech is a Czech retired football player who is currently serving as a performance and technical advisor for the popular English club Chelsea. During his playing career, Čech played as a goalkeeper and is often counted among the greatest goalkeepers of all time. Petr Čech is also considered the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the Premier League.

 14 
Matt Czuchry
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
 15 
Tony Goldwyn
(Actor, Producer and Director Known for His Role as President ‘Fitzgerald Grant III’ in the TV Series ‘Scandal’)
Tony Goldwyn
5
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Tony Goldwyn is an American actor, filmmaker, and singer. Also an activist, Goldwyn served as the president of a nonprofit group called the Creative Coalition. He also serves as an ambassador for a nonprofit legal organization called the Innocence Project, which aims at reforming the criminal justice system.

 16 
Chris Froome
(Kenyan-British Cyclist and Four-Time Winner of the ‘Tour de France’)
Chris Froome
3
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

Chris Froome is an English professional road racing cyclist best known for winning two bronze medals in the Olympic Games so far; he won the medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games. In 2017, Froome won a bronze medal at the UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway. Froome has won many prestigious awards, such as the Vélo d'Or.

 17 
Moshe Dayan
(Israeli Military & Political Leader)
Moshe Dayan
9
Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Degania Alef, Israel
Died: October 16, 1981

Born to Ukrainian Jewish immigrants, military leader/politician Moshe Dayan, grew up to be an revered for his exploits against Israel’s Arab neighbors. His invasion of the Sinai peninsula is etched in his memoir, Diary of the Sinai Campaign. Following his death, his eye patch was sold on eBay for US$75,000.

 18 
Bronson Pinchot
(Best Known for His Role ‘Balki Bartokomous’ in the Sitcom ‘Perfect Strangers’)
Bronson Pinchot
4
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Bronson Pinchot is best known for his Emmy-nominated performance as Balki Bartokomous in the sitcom Perfect Strangers. Fans also loved him as Serge in the Beverly Hills Cop franchise. He has also hosted his own reality show, The Bronson Pinchot Project, and appeared in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
 19 
Tony Stewart
(Race Car driver)
Tony Stewart
2
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Columbus, Indiana, United States
 20 
Louis Theroux
(Documentary Filmmaker, Journalist, Broadcaster and Podcaster)
Louis Theroux
8
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Singapore

Renowned British-American documentary filmmaker, Louis Theroux began his career as a journalist with Metro Silicon Valley, Spy magazine and TV Nation series. He gained recognition with his documentary series When Louis Met..., and Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends. The two time BAFTA Award winner has also received appreciation for his documentaries The Most Hated Family in America and My Scientology Movie.

 21 
Jessica Raine
(British Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Jenny Lee’ in the TV Series ‘Call the Midwife’)
Jessica Raine
6
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
Jessica Raine is best known as Jenny Lee from the series Call the Midwife. She has also appeared as real-life producer Verity Lambert in the TV film An Adventure in Space and Time, earning a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination. She appeared as Isabel of Gloucester in Robin Hood.
Dolley Madison
4
Birth Year: 1768
Birthplace: Guilford County
Died: July 12, 1849
 23 
Honoré de Balzac
(French Novelist and Playwright Known for His Magnum Opus 'La Comédie humaine')
Honoré de Balzac
8
Birth Year: 1799
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: August 18, 1850

Honoré de Balzac was a French playwright and novelist. Since his works gave a detailed, unfiltered representation of society, Honoré de Balzac is generally considered one of the founders of realism and an important figure in European literature. Renowned for creating multi-faceted characters, Balzac influenced several popular writers like Charles John Huffam Dickens, Émile Zola, Henry James, and Gustave Flaubert.

 24 
N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
(Actor, Dancer)
N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
18
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Hyderabad

Nicknamed the Young Tiger and Jr. NTR, N. T. Rama Rao Jr. is the grandson of legendary Telugu actor-politian N.T. Rama Rao. A talented Kuchipudi dancer in his youth, he was a child actor, too. Now known for films such as Nannaku Prematho and Yamadonga, he also won two Filmfare Awards.

 25 
Mindy Cohn
(Actress)
Mindy Cohn
7
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
 26 
Jane Wiedlin
(Co-Founder, Rhythm Guitarist and Backing Vocalist of the New Wave Band “The Go-Go's”)
Jane Wiedlin
4
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States

Jane Wiedlin is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. She achieved popularity as the backing vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the popular band The Go-Go's. Jane Wiedlin is also an ardent animal rights activist; she works closely with organizations, such as PETA. An openly bisexual musician, Jane Wiedlin serves as an inspiration to the LGBT community.

 27 
Yon González
(Spanish Actor Known for His Role as ‘Ivan Noiret Leon’ in the TV Series ‘The Boarding School’)
Yon González
5
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Bergara, Spain

Yon González is a Spanish actor best known for his portrayal of Iván Noiret León in the popular Spanish teen drama thriller TV series, El Internado (The Boarding School). In 2010, he was honored at the Association of Latin Entertainment Critics Awards with the Best New Actor award for his performance in the series.

 28 
Sierra Boggess
3
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
 29 
Craig Melvin
(Journalist, News Anchor)
Craig Melvin
5
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Colombia, South Carolina
Emmy-winning broadcast journalist and anchor Craig Melvin is known for his stint with NBC News and MSNBC. Some of his most popular shows are Today and Today Third Hour. He also has a huge fan base on Instagram. He has also received the Associated Press award for his journalism.
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Alex Hogh Andersen
8
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Slagelse, Denmark

Alex Høgh Andersen is a Danish actor, photographer, and model. He is best known for his portrayal of Ivar the Boneless in the popular television series Vikings. A multi-talented personality, Alex Høgh Andersen spends his time dancing, singing, fencing, and learning stunts when he is not acting.

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Ted Allen
(TV Personality)
Ted Allen
11
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
3
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Tatoi Royal Palace, Greece
 33 
Marshon Lattimore
(American football cornerback)
Marshon Lattimore
1
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: leveland, Ohio, United States
 34 
Michaela McManus
4
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
 35 
Dietrich Mateschitz
(Businessman and Co-founder of 'Red Bull')
Dietrich Mateschitz
4
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Sankt Marein im Mürztal, Austria
Self-made business magnate and Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz took 10 years to complete his marketing degree. He was also one of the pioneers of content marketing, and rather than depending on paid ad agencies, marketed his brand through numerous media tools, such as the Red Bulletin magazine.
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Betty DeGeneres
(LGBT Rights Activist & Former Speech Therapist)
Betty DeGeneres
4
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 37 
Graham Potter
(Association football manager)
Graham Potter
3
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Solihull, England
 38 
Jon Pardi
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jon Pardi
2
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Dixon, California, United States
 39 
Dan Abrams
(Entrepreneur)
Dan Abrams
2
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
 40 
Anthony Zerbe
3
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
 41 
Roger Milla
(Footballer)
Roger Milla
2
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Yaoundé
 42 
Sir Henry Percy
(English rebel)
Sir Henry Percy
3
Birth Year: 1364
Birthplace: Warkworth, United Kingdom
Died: July 21, 1403
 43 
David Hedison
6
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
 44 
Rick Edwards
(Journalist)
Rick Edwards
2
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England
Chandrasekharendra Saraswati
3
Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Viluppuram, India
Died: January 8, 1994
 46 
Bud Grant
(Former American Football Forward and Former Head Coach)
Bud Grant
4
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Superior, Wisconsin, United States

Bud Grant is known for his 18-year stint as the Minnesota Vikings head coach. He has 168 NFL wins, making him one of the most successful NFL coaches. He is also 4-time Grey Cup champion. Post-retirement, he focused on bringing about environmental reforms, such as the conservation of wetlands.

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George Gobel
1
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: February 24, 1991
 48 
Constance Towers
3
Birth Year: 1933
Birthplace: Whitefish, Montana, United States
 49 
Matt Terry
(Singer-songwriter)
Matt Terry
1
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Bromley, England
 50 
Stan Mikita
(Ice hockey player)
Stan Mikita
1
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Sokolče, Vlachy, Slovakia
Died: August 7, 2018

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 20

Personality
People born on May 20th are known for their warm nature. They love to show compassion and care for the people around them. They are very responsive and can hold a decent conversation with anyone who comes their way. They are naturally charming and friendly which lures people in. They are not afraid of change because of their versatile nature. In fact, people born on this date love to have constant changes in their lives. These individuals are blessed with a creative mind and are quick learners but they do not know how to finish started projects.

Health
Health is not too much of an issue for these people. They are very alert and know how to take care of their bodies and mind. It is something they personally find important. They prefer to get the healthiest of everything. They love cooking and only will cook with the best nutritious items. The only issue these people might end up coming across is insomnia.

Finance
People born on May 20th are pretty good at managing their finances. They hardly ever have any issues when it comes to this aspect. Not just saving, these individuals have a knack for making money as well.

Career
When it comes to choosing a career, these people are kind of all over the place. Since they have a long list of needs and desires that should be met with the job, settling with a single occupation is tough for May 20th natives. As such, they are seen hoping from one field to the other. Also, due to their plethora of skills, getting a job is never complicated for May 20th individuals.

Relationships, Marriage, and Children
May 20th individuals need someone who can be on the same level as them in mind, body and soul. Once locked down in a relationship, they are very loyal and trustworthy and would always want to be around their partner. Long term commitment is never a problem for these people. They are known for being patient and romantic when it comes to love. They are very good at keeping the relationship exciting. As parents, these individuals are extremely loving and will do everything it takes to make their children happy. They will spoil their children but still teach them the importance of being independent.

Lucky Colors: Cream, White, Green
Lucky Numbers: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47, 56, 65, 74
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 11, 20