Famous People Born On May 29th

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People born on May 29th fall under the astral sign of Gemini. No matter how much they speak, they are always articulate and thoughtful. Communicating with others around them really excites and energizes such individuals.  It is due to this nature that these people often attract those around them as they are fun to be with. Additionally, these people are highly imaginative and creative. They are intelligent, and seek information and stories from others. The more information they have, the better they feel.

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 1 
John F. Kennedy
(35th President of the United States (1961 - 1963))
John F. Kennedy
113
Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: November 22, 1963

The 35th President of the United States, John F Kennedy was a charismatic leader who, during his tenure, ably dealt with Cuban missile crisis, proposed public service programmes and lent support to the growing civil rights movement. Before becoming one of the youngest Presidents of the country, he served in the navy, U.S. House of Representatives and the US Senate.

 2 
Bob Hope
(Stand-Up Comedian Known for His One-Liners and Rapid-Fire Delivery of Jokes)
Bob Hope
9
Birth Year: 1903
Birthplace: Eltham, London, England
Died: July 27, 2003
Bob Hope began his career with vaudeville and Broadway, before plunging into radio and films. He is remembered for his comedy timing and trademark self-deprecating humor. He hosted the Academy Awards 19 times and authored 14 books, apart from performing for the U.S. military in 57 USO tours.
 3 
Annette Bening
20
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas, United States
Annette Bening is best known for her Academy Award-nominated roles in American Beauty, The Grifters, Being Julia, and The Kids Are All Right. She started her career with Shakespearean theater and delivered Tony Award-nominated performances. She was also appreciated for her roles in Captain Marvel and the miniseries Mrs. Harris.
 4 
Carmelo Anthony
(American Basketball Player and One of the Greatest Scorers in NBA History)
Carmelo Anthony
25
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

A star basketball player currently with Los Angeles Lakers, Carmelo Anthony was first drafted by Denver Nuggets and played eight seasons with them. Amongst the most prolific scorers in the NBA history, he played another seven season with New York Knicks. At the Olympics, Anthony was part of the teams that won  a bronze medal in 2004 and a goldmedal in 2008, 2012, and 2016.

 5 
Charles II
(King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1660 to 1685)
Charles II
23
Birth Year: 1630
Birthplace: St James's Palace, London, England
Died: February 6, 1685
Charles II, son of King Charles I of England, ruled England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1660 to 1685. He was initially defeated by Oliver Cromwell and forced to go into exile, but returned to England after Cromwell’s death. He introduced the Clarendon Code and later sided with the Tories.
 6 
Danny Elfman
(Singer-Songwriter for the New Wave Band 'Oingo Boingo')
Danny Elfman
11
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Composer, singer, songwriter, and record producer, Danny Elfman is best known for his association with the new wave band Oingo Boingo. He has written over 100 feature film scores and has composed music for numerous TV shows and stage productions. He is the recipient of two Emmy Awards and one Grammy and has been nominated for the Academy Award.

 7 
Mel B
(Singer)
Mel B
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Harehills, West Yorkshire, England

Mel B is an English television personality and singer-songwriter. She gained international recognition as part of the popular pop girl group Spice Girls, which has sold more than 85 million records. Over the years, Mel B has been an important TV personality, appearing in several reality series as a participant as well as a judge.

 8 
Laverne Cox
(First Transgender Person To Appear on Cover of 'Time' Magazine)
Laverne Cox
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
 9 
Patrick Henry
(1st and 6th Governor of Virginia)
Patrick Henry
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Birth Year: 1736
Birthplace: Studley, Virginia, United States
Died: June 6, 1799

A significant figure of the American Revolution, Patrick Henry was the first governor of post-colonial Virginia. A skilled orator, he is remembered for his iconic words “Give me liberty or give me death!” He excelled as a lawyer and gained fame with his win in the Parson's Cause.

 10 
Ted Levine
(Best Known for His Role in Film ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ and TV Series ‘Monk’)
Ted Levine
13
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Bellaire, Ohio, United States

Ted Levine is an American actor known for portraying important roles in popular films, such as The Silence of the Lambs, The Fast and the Furious, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. A self-made man, Ted Levine serves as an inspiration to aspiring actors with no or little background in the entertainment industry.

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Melissa Etheridge
(Singer-songwriter)
Melissa Etheridge
8
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
 12 
Lisa Whelchel
(Known for Her Appearances as a Mouseketeer on the TV Show 'The New Mickey Mouse Club')
Lisa Whelchel
0
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Littlefield, Texas, United States

Best remembered as rich and spoiled Blair Warner on NBC sitcom, The Facts of Life, actress Lisa Whelchel is also a well-known singer and songwriter. She reached No. 17 on the Billboard Contemporary Christian music charts with her Christian pop album, All Because of You. Founder of Momtime Ministers and author of ten books, she is also known for her motivational speeches.

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Maika Monroe
(Actress)
Maika Monroe
3
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, USA
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Tenzing Norgay
(Nepali-Indian Sherpa Mountaineer One of the First People to Set Foot on the Summit of Mount Everest)
Tenzing Norgay
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Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Khumbu, Nepal
Died: May 9, 1986

Nepali-Indian Sherpa mountaineer, Tenzing Norgay, was one of the first two individuals known to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the other being Edmund Hillary. He was named one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century by Time magazine. In his later years, he became the first Director of Field Training of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute.

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Tobin Heath
(American Footballer)
Tobin Heath
11
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Basking Ridge, Bernards Township, New Jersey
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Markelle Fultz
(Basketball player)
Markelle Fultz
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Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States
 17 
Gilbert K. Chesterton
(One of the Greatest Writers of the 20th Century Best Known as the 'Prince of Paradox')
Gilbert K. Chesterton
3
Birth Year: 1874
Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 14, 1936

Gilbert K. Chesterton was an English writer, philosopher, and art critic. A prolific writer, he composed around 80 books, hundreds of poems, around 200 short stories, and 4,000 essays. Often referred to as the "prince of paradox", he had as many detractors as he had admirers. He is considered a successor to Victorian authors like Matthew Arnold and John Ruskin.

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Hornswoggle
(Professional wrestler)
Hornswoggle
2
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Oshkosh
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Austin Reaves
(Basketball player)
Austin Reaves
3
Birth Year: 1998
Birthplace: Newark, Arkansas, United States
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Rebbie Jackson
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
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Riley Keough
(Actress & Granddaughter of Elvis Presley)
Riley Keough
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

An actress, model, and producer primarily known for appearing in independent films, Riley Keough is the grandchild of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. She started working as a teenager and took up a few modeling assignments. Making her film debut in the early 2010s, she was soon able to establish herself as a fine performer.

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Zulay Henao
(Colombian-American Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Illegal Tender’, ‘Fighting’, ‘Takers’ and ‘Boy Wonder’)
Zulay Henao
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Colombian-born actor Zulay Henao made headlines for her relationship with Entourage actor Kevin Connolly, after an Instagram post in 2021 declared they were expecting a child. She had plunged into acting after serving in the U.S. Army for 3 years and later gained fame with series such as The Oath.

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Anders Holm
(Comedian, Actor)
Anders Holm
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
 24 
Aaron McGruder
(Writer, Cartoonist & Public Speaker)
Aaron McGruder
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Chicago

Aaron McGruder is an American writer, cartoonist, screenwriter, producer, and lecturer. He is best known for writing a Universal Press Syndicate comic strip titled The Boondocks. He also wrote its TV series adaptation where he served as the creator, head writer, and executive producer.

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Anita Briem
(Actress)
Anita Briem
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
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Nia Jax
(American Professional Wrestler Who Also Performs Under the Ring Name ‘Lina Fanene’)
Nia Jax
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Nia Jax is a professional wrestler signed to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). A former WWE Raw Women's Champion, Nia Jax has been an important member of WWE's women's division since 2018. Nicknamed The Irresistible Force because of her speed and size, Jax has often been criticized for causing unintentional injuries to her colleagues while performing risky moves on the ring.

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Abdülmecid II
(Was the last Caliph of the Ottoman Dynasty, the only Caliph of the Republic of Turkey)
Abdülmecid II
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Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Beşiktaş, Turkey
Died: August 23, 1944

Abdülmecid II is remembered as the last caliph of the Ottoman dynasty of Turkey. Son of Sultan Abdulaziz, he received his education at the palace. After the deposition of his cousin and the abolition of the Sultanate, he was declared the caliph by the Turkish National Assembly.

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Alessandra Torresani
1
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
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Mike Porcaro
(Bass Player Best Known as the Member of the Rock Band 'Toto')
Mike Porcaro
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: South Windsor, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 15, 2015

Mike Porcaro was an American bass player best remembered for his association with the popular rock band Toto. Porcaro's career was cut short by motor neuron disease as he was forced to retire from touring, in 2007. He died at the age of 59 from complications that stemmed up from motor neuron disease.

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Karla DeVito
(Actress and Lead Singer of the Band 'Orchestra Luna')
Karla DeVito
1
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Mokena, Illinois, United States

Karla DeVito is a singer cum actress. She loved acting from a young age and studied theater at Loyola University Chicago. She began her career as a stage actress and enjoyed much success. She eventually ventured into music as well and collaborated with numerous artists like Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman. She is married to actor and singer Robby Benson.  

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Maribel Guardia
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
 32 
Gregg Sulkin
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Westminster, United Kingdom

The star of the suspense film Don't Hang Up and the romantic series Faking It, the versatile London-born actor made his career debut at the age of 10. Gregg Sulkin, who holds the dual citizenship of the UK and the US is also known for his role in television series, Pretty Little Liars. He is a fan of the Arsenal football team.

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Anthony Geary
0
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Coalville, Utah, United States U.S.
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Kevin Conway
0
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 5, 2020
 35 
Matt Bryant
(American footballer)
Matt Bryant
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Bridge City, Texas, USA
 36 
Charles Adams
(John Adams' son)
Charles Adams
3
Birth Year: 1770
Birthplace: Quincy
Died: November 30, 1800
 37 
Brian Kendrick
(Wrestler)
Brian Kendrick
3
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Olympia, Washington, USA
 38 
Peter Higgs
(British Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate for His Work on the Mass of Subatomic Particles)
Peter Higgs
3
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England

Peter Higgs is a British theoretical physicist. He studied at King's College London and was awarded a Ph.D. in 1954. He went on to have a brilliant academic career and was elected Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 1983. In 2013, he shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Belgian physicist François Englert.  

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Shiva Negar
(Actress known for role in action thriller American Assassin 2017)
Shiva Negar
1
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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Isaac Albeniz
(Spanish Catalan Virtuoso Pianist & One of the Foremost Composers of the Post-Romantic Era)
Isaac Albeniz
4
Birth Year: 1861
Birthplace: Camprodon, Spain
Died: May 18, 1909

Isaac Albeniz was a Spanish composer, conductor, and virtuoso pianist. Widely regarded as one of the most important composers of the Post-Romantic era, Albeniz had a strong influence on younger composers as well as his contemporaries. Many of his personal papers are preserved in several prominent institutions, such as the Library of Catalonia.

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Blaze Bayley
(Singer)
Blaze Bayley
0
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Birmingham
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Fray Tormenta
2
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: San Agustín Metzquititlán, Mexico
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Erich Wolfgang Korngold
(Composer, Conductor)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
0
Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Brünn, Moravia, Austria
Died: November 29, 1957
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Grete Sadeiko
(Heptathlon)
Grete Sadeiko
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Türi, Estonia
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Adrian Paul
(British Actor and Humanitarian)
Adrian Paul
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: London, England

Adrian Paul is a British actor best known for his portrayal of Duncan MacLeod on the popular TV series, Highlander: The Series. He is also credited with founding a production company named Filmblips in 2008. Adrian Paul is also a humanitarian; in 1997, he established a charitable organization called Peace Fund, which aims at helping children all over the world.

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Al Unser
(Racecar driver)
Al Unser
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Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Albuquerque

Born into a reputed family of racers, Al Unser later became a four-time Indianapolis 500 winner. At 48, he also became the oldest racer to emerge victorious at the Indianapolis 500. The International Motorsports Hall of Fame inductee is also known as Big Al and Al Unser Sr.

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Alysson Paradis
0
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Jaslene Gonzalez
2
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Puerto Rico
 49 
Eric Davis
(Baseball player)
Eric Davis
0
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Los Angeles
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Iannis Xenakis
(Greek-French Composer Who Pioneered the Use of Mathematical Models in Music)
Iannis Xenakis
2
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Brăila, Romania
Died: February 4, 2001

Born to Greek parents in Romania, Iannis Xenakis was inspired to take up music by his parents, especially his pianist mother. He lost an eye in the Greek resistance during World War II but later excelled as an architect, musician, and mathematician in France, merging music and math through his musique stochastique.

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 29

Personality
People born on May 29 are typically very intelligent and persuasive, and they possess the archetypal Gemini flow of eloquence. Their intelligence makes them want to actively probe people and places constantly for new information. People born on May 29th are diplomatically foresighted, and tend to have a laid back approach to things. They listen only to themselves, and are open and honest because of it. People born on May 29th can take complicated information and make it easy for others to digest. People born on May 29th are highly creative, spontaneous, and very adventurous. They love to takes risks as well.

Health
People born on May 29th are generally healthy people. Although they rarely care about looking after their health and needs, they do not tend to adopt any bad habits either. They seem to keep excess weight off quite well, even though they tend to dislike traditional means of exercise. People born on this day tend to be more open to issues with anxiety, and find talking their way through it.

Finance
People with this birthday find themselves a good job, although their usual intelligence seems to fall short on subjects such as finance. They are extremely impulsive and do not think twice before spending the money. They hate to be in a situation where they are asked to be frugal.

Career
These individuals prefer to read to gain knowledge rather than learning with hands-on experience. Because of this, numerous job openings and opportunities do not seem be the ideal choice. These people tend to do well in fields of law and teaching, as their thirst for knowledge fuels their career.

Relationships, Marriage, and Children
People born on May 29th tend to be very passionate and enthusiastic when it comes to love and romance. They are mildly flirty. Due to this, people with intense nature and emotions are not right for these individuals. May 29th natives are usually cautious about losing their independence as well. However, once settled, they give their heart and soul to a relationship. They need a partner who is emotional, and to whom they can openly speak about their aspirations as well as their sexual desires. Because of their intelligence and laid-back nature, people born on May 29th tend to be great with kids.

Lucky Color: Orange, Lemon, Yellow
Lucky Number: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, 50
Lucky Day (of the week): Wednesday
Lucky Days (of the month): 16, 29