Famous People Born On May 6th

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For those Taurus born on the 6th day of May, the ruling planet of Venus brings out the strength of the love planet in their personalities. Searching for worldly success and a perfect relationship is the driving force behind these individuals as they make their way through life. This strength of Venus is seen in the harmony and ability for sympathy that is strong in this individual. As the planet of Venus stands in double ruling status for this day, love will seem to be in the air for these people. Artistic love of beauty will bring their personality full swing as they seek love and happiness from the rest of the world.

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 1 
George Clooney
(Actor Best Known for His TV Series 'ER' and Films: 'Syriana' and 'Ocean's Eleven' Trilogy)
George Clooney
62
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Multiple award winning actor, producer, writer and director, George Clooney rose to fame with a medical drama ER and has since then established himself as a bigtime star with movies like Syriana, Good Night, and Good Luck and Ocean's Eleven trilogy. The living legend is also known for his humanitarian work and support to numerous social and political causes.
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Sigmund Freud
(Neurologist & the Founder of Psychoanalysis)
Sigmund Freud
30
Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Příbor, Czechia
Died: September 23, 1939

Regarded as the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud was a neurologist. Despite suffering criticism, psychoanalysis remains influential in the fields of psychology and psychiatry; such is the influence Freud has on humanities. Scholars believe that Freud is one of the most influential personalities of the 20th century and that his impact is comparable to that of Marxism and Darwinism.

 3 
Chris Paul
(Basketball player)
Chris Paul
36
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

Chris Paul is a professional basketball player and one of the highest-paid sportspersons in the world. Apart from earning from his career as a basketball player, he also earns by signing endorsement deals with companies like State Farm and Air Jordan. A religious person, Chris Paul attends church whenever possible.

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Meek Mill
(Rapper Known for His Debut Album 'Dreams & Nightmares' which Peaked at No.2 at The US Billboard 200)
Meek Mill
22
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Rapper Meek Mill initially performed with the group The Bloodhoundz. His debut album was featured at number 2 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. He has released Billboard-charting tracks such as Amen and Going Bad, both featuring Drake. His brushes with the law inspired the documentary Free Meek.
 5 
Orson Welles
(One of the Greatest Filmmakers of All Time and Director of 'Citizen Kane')
Orson Welles
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Birth Year: 1915
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 10, 1985

American filmmaker, Orson Welles, acted in and directed the 1941 film, Citizen Kane, which is considered to be one the greatest movies ever made. Though hailed as a genius, many of his films didn’t work at the box office. The Stranger, Macbeth, Chimes at Midnight, Touch of Evil and The Trial are some of the other films that he directed.

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Bob Seger
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Bob Seger
13
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Singer, songwriter, and musician, Bob Seger, first gained fame in the 1960s as a heartland rock artist. Known for his classic raspy and powerful voice, he recorded many songs that dealt with themes like love and women. With worldwide sales of more than 75 million records, he is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.

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Rubin Carter
(American-Canadian Middleweight Boxer Who Was Wrongfully Convicted for Murder and Imprisoned for Almost 20 Years)
Rubin Carter
4
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Clifton, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 20, 2014

Rubin Carter was an American-Canadian boxer whose boxing career was overshadowed by his murder conviction; after serving almost 20 years of prison term, it was revealed that he was wrongfully convicted of murder. His autobiography, The Sixteenth Round, which he had written during his time in prison, inspired the 1999 film, The Hurricane, where Denzel Washington played Rubin Carter.

 8 
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
(Son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle)
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
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Birth Year: 2019
Birthplace: London

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is the son of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex. He is the seventh person in the line of succession to the British throne. Although Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was entitled to a courtesy title, his parents declined the title as they want him to grow up as a private citizen.

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Adrianne Palicki
(Actress Known for Her TV Series: 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D')
Adrianne Palicki
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States

Adrianne Palicki is an American actress known for playing important roles in TV series like Friday Night Lights and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Adrianne Palicki went on to establish herself as a respectable actress despite suffering from celiac disease.

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Willie Mays
(One of the Best All-Around Players in the History of Baseball)
Willie Mays
5
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Westfield, Alabama, United States

Willie Mays is considered one of the all-time greats of baseball. His breathtaking catch of Vic Wertz’s fly ball is etched as a great movement in the history of the sport. Associated with New York / San Francisco Giants for about two decades, the former center fielder with record Major League Football putouts, features in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Maximilien de Robespierre
(French Lawyer and Statesman & One of the Most Influential Figures of the 'French Revolution')
Maximilien de Robespierre
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Birth Year: 1758
Birthplace: Arras, France
Died: July 28, 1794
Maximilien de Robespierre was a leading left-wing lawyer and leader during the Reign of Terror. He led the Committee of Public Safety and was part of the Constituent Assembly and the Jacobin Club. He was accused of establishing a dictatorship and was guillotined in 1794, thus beginning the Thermidorian Reaction.
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Dani Alves
(Footballer Right-Back)
Dani Alves
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Juazeiro, State of Bahia, Brazil

Dani Alves is a Brazilian professional footballer. He currently plays as a right-back for La Liga club Barcelona and the Brazil national team. He is widely considered one of the greatest full-backs of all time. With 46 titles at the senior level and 47 official titles overall, he is the most decorated player in the history of football. 

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Rudolph Valentino
(Italian Actor)
Rudolph Valentino
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Birth Year: 1895
Birthplace: Castellaneta, Italy
Died: August 23, 1926

Rudolph Valentino was an Italian actor who appeared in many silent films, including The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and The Sheik.  He began his career as part of an operetta company and later joined movies. He was known in Hollywood as the Latin Lover and was considered a major male sex symbol in the 1920s. 

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Dana Hill
(Actress)
Dana Hill
9
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: July 15, 1996
Dana Hill is best remembered as Audrey Griswold from National Lampoon’s European Vacation. Initially a track athlete, she discontinued sports after being diagnosed with Type I diabetes, a condition that also stunted her growth and contributed to her childlike looks. She had also voiced Max in Goof Troop.
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Emily Alyn Lind
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Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Emily Alyn Lind, daughter of producer John Lind and actor Barbara Alyn Woods, started off as a child actor, with The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia. She won a Young Artist Award for her role in the series Revenge and also appeared as Snakebite Andi in Doctor Sleep.

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Mateo Kovačić
(Football player)
Mateo Kovačić
4
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Linz, Austria
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Jason Witten
(American Football Player Who Plays at ‘Tight End’ Position)
Jason Witten
7
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Elizabethton, Tennessee, United States

A football tight end currently playing for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL), Jason Witten ranks second in all-time career receptions and receiving yards by an NFL tight end. He became interested in sports as a young boy and began playing professionally when he was in his early 20s.

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Stewart Granger
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Birth Year: 1913
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: August 16, 1993
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Lynn Whitfield
6
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
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Goran Dragić
(Slovenian Basketball Player Who Led His Team to Its Maiden 'FIBA EuroBasket' Title in 2017)
Goran Dragić
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Goran Dragić is a Slovenian basketball player best known for his accomplishments in the NBA. An NBA All-Star, Dragić has played for popular teams like Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, and Brooklyn Nets. He is also credited with leading his national team to its maiden FIBA EuroBasket title in 2017. The same year, he was named Slovenian Sportsman of the Year. 

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Jose Altuve
(Baseball player)
Jose Altuve
15
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
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Dianne Buswell
3
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Bunbury

Dianne Buswell is an Australian dancer best known for showcasing her dancing skills in the popular British TV show, Strictly Come Dancing. After starting her training in ballroom dance at the age of four, Dianne Buswell began participating in shows like So You Think You Can Dance Australia, Burn the Floor, and Dancing with the Stars.

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Tom Bergeron
(TV personality known for Hollywood Squares (1998–2004) America's Funniest Home Videos (2001–2015))
Tom Bergeron
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
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Gabourey Sidibe
(American Actress Best Known for Her Film ‘Precious’)
Gabourey Sidibe
7
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States

Gabourey Sidibe is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Claireece Precious Jones in the 2009 drama film Precious, an adaptation of a novel titled Push, for which Sidibe received critical acclaim and nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress and Golden Globe Award. Since then, she has contributed to the success of several TV series.

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Skanderbeg
(Military Commander)
Skanderbeg
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Birth Year: 1405
Birthplace: Principality of Kastrioti (Albania)
Died: January 17, 1468
Skanderbeg was initially a hostage at the Ottoman court and served the Ottoman sultan for about 20 years. He was named the governor of the Sanjak of Dibra, following which he became the captain general under King Alfonso V of Northern Albania and fought against the Ottoman forces.
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Nessa Diab
(Radio & Television Personality)
Nessa Diab
2
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: California, USA
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
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Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Qasr Al Hosn, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Died: November 2, 2004
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Julianne Phillips
(Model & Actress)
Julianne Phillips
10
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Model and actress Julianne Phillips started her career as a model and then moved on to acting. Entering the show business in the 1980s, she gained much popularity after marrying the famous musician Bruce Springsteen. The couple divorced a few years later. Following a moderately successful career, she retired from acting in the late 1990s.

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Tiera Skovbye
(Actress)
Tiera Skovbye
2
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
After losing the lead role of Betty in the teen drama series Riverdale to Lili Reinhart, Tiera Skovbye interestingly ended up in the series later, as Betty’s sister, Polly. She later bagged the plum role of Grace in Nurses and also starred in the film 2 Hearts
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Roma Downey
(Actress)
Roma Downey
4
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland
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Jonas Valanciunas
(Basketball player)
Jonas Valanciunas
4
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Utena, Lithuania
 32 
Leslie Hope
(Actress and Director Best Known for Her Role as ‘Teri Bauer’ on the TV Series ‘24’)
Leslie Hope
1
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

Leslie Hope is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Teri Bauer in the popular American action drama TV series, 24. Over the years, she has played an important role as an actress in both the Canadian and American entertainment industries. Apart from being an actress, Leslie Hope is also a director.

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Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
(American football player)
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
1
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 34 
Beneil Dariush
(Professional Mixed Martial Artist.)
Beneil Dariush
6
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Gol Tappeh, Iran

Iranian lightweight fighter Beneil Dariush moved to the U.S. at age 9. A UFC champion, he boasts of a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt. He has bagged several gold medals at the World No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu championship, too. In 2021, he criticized UFC for not setting his matches against top-ranking contenders.

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Alan Dale
(Actor)
Alan Dale
4
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Dunedin

Alan Dale is a New Zealand actor best known for his portrayal of Jim Robinson in the popular Australian television soap opera, Neighbours. After realizing that he had become stereotyped as Jim Robinson in New Zealand and Australia, Alan Dale moved to the US where he achieved international recognition after appearing in movies like Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

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Martin Brodeur
(Ice hockey player)
Martin Brodeur
2
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Graeme Souness
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Graeme Souness
2
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Edinburgh
 38 
Milton William Cooper
(American Conspiracy Theorist, Radio Broadcaster and Author)
Milton William Cooper
3
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: November 5, 2001

Milton William Cooper was a conspiracy theorist, radio broadcaster, and author who warned of multiple global conspiracies in his controversial book Behold a Pale Horse.  Described as a "militia theoretician," he often talked about conspiracies involving extraterrestrial life. For many years, he also broadcast his radio show, The Hour of the Time.

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Baekhyun
(Singer & Actor)
Baekhyun
15
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province
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Patricia Kennedy Lawford
2
Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: September 17, 2006
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Raymond Bailey
2
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Died: April 15, 1980
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Martha Beck
(Serial Killer)
Martha Beck
11
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Milton, Florida, United States
Died: March 8, 1951
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Robert Peary
(Explorer)
Robert Peary
2
Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Cresson, Pennsylvania
Died: February 20, 1920

US naval officer Robert Peary is credited with discovering the North Pole, with explorer Matthew Henson as his attendant, though he was challenged by Frederick A. Cook, who claimed to have achieved the feat independently before him. Later, diary entries revealed Peary may have been 100km short of the pole.

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Dries Mertens
(Belgian Professional Football Striker)
Dries Mertens
3
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Leuven

Belgian footballer Dries Mertens, also known as Ciro, is a striker/winger for the Turkish club Galatasaray. Starting his senior career with Gent, he has also represented the Italian club Napoli and the Dutch club Utrecht. He was also part of the FIFA World Cup third-place-winning Belgian squad of 2018.

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Lars Mikkelsen
(Danish Actor Known for His Role in the TV Series 'The Killing')
Lars Mikkelsen
6
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Lars Mikkelsen is a Danish actor best known for playing the Russian president Viktor Petrov in the American series House of Cards on Netflix. As a young man, he began to study biology at the University of Copenhagen but quit midway to pursue a career in entertainment. He is the recipient of many awards, including an International Emmy Award. 

 46 
Bresha Webb
(Actress)
Bresha Webb
7
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
 47 
Maître Gims
(Rapper)
Maître Gims
13
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congolese-French hip-hop artist Gandhi Bilel Djuna, better known as Maître Gims, or Gims, soared to fame with the group Sexion d'Assaut and then launched a solo career. Best known for tracks such as Zombie and Bella, Gims had initially studied graphic art but later followed in his singer father’s footsteps.

 48 
Anne Parillaud
(French Actress Best Known for Her Film ‘La Femme Nikita’)
Anne Parillaud
2
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Paris, France

Best known for her César Award-winning performance as Nikita in the thriller La Femme Nikita, Anne Parillaud was born in Paris and grew up learning ballet. Though initially aspiring to be a lawyer, she deviated to films as a teenager. She played a vampire in the Hollywood film Innocent Blood.

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Dustin Colquitt
(American football player)
Dustin Colquitt
1
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
 50 
Gina Riley
(Actress, writer, singer and comedian, known for portraying Kim Craig in the television series Kath & Kim)
Gina Riley
1
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 6

Personality
Charm is in full swing for this Taurus individuals and their easy going overly cooperative personality. Warmness in heart is vibrant as they follow the rule of Venus which plays a dominant role in their intuitive levels of feelings and brings their charm to the surface. Curiosity toward the rest of the world will take Taurus individuals to places that others will not dare to tread as they seek the yin to their yang. Extremely outgoing, these individual will literally charm the world with their spell of enthusiasm and sheer sex appeal making them the life of the party.

Health
The one flaw to the strong outgoing Taurus individuals born on May 6th will come in the form of their tendency to display certain deficiencies when it comes to their nutritional health and well-being. A strong love of food and an overly healthy appetite is one part of their life that will need to be watched and kept under control. Mentally they will experience a relationship between food and their state of mind which can cause overeating. But it will also work in their favor as certain foods can help boost their concentration levels and state of their moods.

Finance
Financial stability for the most part is something May 6 natives can keep under control. However, there will be moments in their life that the deep underlying frivolous nature will rear its ugly head making life a little more difficult. Control will be the key to keeping those finances well under the limit for their budget.

Career
When considering job opportunities this Taurus will lean farther from the more conventional side of employment. Their innate knowledge of the best career options are always within their thoughts, but the drive to be financially secure will push them in directions that could allow them to keep that vital control over their finances.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
May 6th will give these Taurus individuals the typical nature of the bull and bring out the true stubbornness of their soul. While their ability to have patience in situations others would fail will also go well with the depth of emotional consciousness they can possess. Love can bring out their guarded nature as they have a tendency to tread lightly when matters of the heart are considered. But once they have met that person who meets their expectations and can give balance to that inner fear, loyalty will exude from deep within their soul to make them the perfect companion, friend, or lover to anyone who can prove worthy.

Lucky Colors: White, Cream, Rose and Pink
Lucky Numbers: 6, 15, 24, 33, 42, 51, 60, 69, 78
Lucky Days (of the week): Friday, Saturday and Wednesday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 3, 4, 9, 15 and 24