Famous People Born On May 9th

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Those born on May 9 fall under the second sign of the zodiac, Taurus. These individuals possess boldness, yet are cautious and very practical. Once they have an idea they will persevere with persistence and patience. They are firmly planted on the ground and cannot be pushed around, but this can sometimes turn into stubbornness, as they are very set in their ways. They enjoy the finer things in life. These individuals love the outdoors but sometimes would rather find joy having a quiet night at home. With a May 9th individual, what you see is what he/she is. There are no multiple aspects or complexities in these people.

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 1 
Rosario Dawson
(Best Known for Portraying the 'Star Wars' Character 'Ahsoka Tano')
Rosario Dawson
22
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

A popular actress, producer, and activist, Rosario Dawson is known as much for her involvement in politics and philanthropy as for her work in films and television. A strong supporter of various charitable organizations, such as One Campaign and Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Rosario came out as member of the LGBT community in 2020.

 2 
Billy Joel
(Singer, Composer)
Billy Joel
26
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Popularly known as the Piano Man, Billy Joel is a singer-songwriter and musician. Having sold more than 150 million records worldwide, Billy is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. He is also America's third best-selling solo artist and the sixth best-selling recording artist. He is also known for his multiple relationships with popular women.

 3 
John Brown
(Abolitionist)
John Brown
23
Birth Year: 1800
Birthplace: Torrington, Connecticut, United States
Died: December 2, 1859
Abolitionist John Brown believed that violence was the only way to end slavery in the U.S. He was part of the Bleeding Kansas crisis and the Pottawatomie Massacre. His Harpers Ferry raid ended with his capture, following which he was convicted of treason and murder, and eventually hanged.
 4 
Vijay Devarakonda
93
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Achampet, Telangana

Vijay Devarakonda is an Indian actor best known for his work in the Telugu film industry. He achieved national recognition for his performance in the 2017 film Arjun Reddy, which was remade in Tamil and Hindi languages. Also known for his humanitarian efforts, Devarakonda founded a non-profit organization called The Deverakonda Foundation in 2019.

 5 
Candice Bergen
7
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States
 6 
Dana Perino
(Political Commentator for Fox News and 26th White House Press Secretary (2007 - 2009))
Dana Perino
24
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Evanston, Wyoming, United States
Dana Perino, co-host of the Fox News show The Five, served as the White House Press Secretary, under President George W. Bush, from 2007 to 2009. She was nominated by Barack Obama to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, has worked as a publishing executive, and has taught part-time.
 7 
Maharana Pratap
(13th Rana of Mewar (1572-1597))
Maharana Pratap
94
Birth Year: 1540
Birthplace: Rajsamand District, Rajasthan, India
Died: January 19, 1597
Maharana Pratap, son of Maharana Udai Singh, ruled the Indian region of Mewar, in modern-day Rajasthan, from 1572 to 1597. Also known as “Mewari Rana,” he is best remembered for his exploits at the Battle of Haldighati, against the Mughal army of Akbar, led by Man Singh I of Amer.
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John Corbett
(Actor and Country Music Singer)
John Corbett
11
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia, United States

John Corbett is an American actor. Widely recognized for his distinctive hairstyle, Corbett himself is a licensed hairstylist as he attended hairdressing classes before becoming an actor. Apart from being an actor, John Corbett is also a successful singer whose debut self-titled album peaked at number 45 on Top Country Albums chart.

 9 
Marcheline Bertrand
(American Actress and Former Wife of Actor ‘Jon Voight’)
Marcheline Bertrand
8
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Blue Island, Illinois, United States
Died: January 27, 2007

Marcheline Bertrand was an American actress. The former wife of Jon Voight and the mother of Angelina Jolie, Marcheline Bertrand had a brief acting career. She had a greater impact as a humanitarian as she co-founded an organization called All Tribes Foundation in an attempt to provide economic and cultural benefits to Native Americans.

 10 
Albert Finney
5
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Charlestown, Pendleton, England
Died: February 8, 2019

Albert Finney was an English actor known for his contribution across all the three major acting mediums: films, television and theatre. A recipient of Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA, and Emmy awards, Albert Finney also received nominations for prestigious awards, such as the Academy Award and Tony Award

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Lisa Ann
(Actress)
Lisa Ann
11
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Easton, Pennsylvania, USA
 12 
Sai Pallavi
(Actress)
Sai Pallavi
31
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Tamil Nadu, India
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Noah Centineo
(Most Famous for Playing 'Peter Kavinsky' in 'To All the Boys' Trilogy on Netflix)
Noah Centineo
63
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Noah Centineo is an American actor and co-founder of a nonprofit initiative called Favored Nations. Favored Nations is credited with raising money for a number of nonprofit organizations, such as Policing Equity, Color of Change, and Black Lives Matter. The initiative has encouraged many celebrities and social media influencers to participate in philanthropic activities and donate to various charitable causes.

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Sophie Scholl
(German Student and Anti-Nazi Political Activist)
Sophie Scholl
8
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Forchtenberg, Germany
Died: February 22, 1943

Sophie Scholl was a German anti-Nazi political activist who was involved with a non-violent resistance group called White Rose. Scholl was executed by guillotine at the age of 21 for distributing anti-war leaflets. Since her death, Sophie Scholl has been viewed as an iconic figure. Her life and work have inspired several films, including Sophie Scholl – The Final Days.

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Howard Carter
(Archaeologist)
Howard Carter
13
Birth Year: 1874
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: March 2, 1939
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Trey Lance
(American football player)
Trey Lance
19
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Marshall, Minnesota, United States
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Mary Mouser
(Actress)
Mary Mouser
12
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States
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Christy Mack
3
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
 19 
Edd China
(Television Presenter)
Edd China
3
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: London, England
Edd China is best known as the host of the Discovery Channel show Wheeler Dealers. He has also been part of Fifth Gear and Top Gear. He established Cummfy Banana Limited. After racing a motorized sofa at 148 km/h, China set a Guinness record for the fastest furniture.
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Mike Wallace
(Journalist, TV Presenter, Host)
Mike Wallace
6
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 7, 2012

A popular American journalist and media personality, Mike Wallace is credited with bringing important information to the household of several Americans during his illustrious career that spanned nearly 70 years; he interviewed prominent personalities like Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Ayn Rand, and Salvador Dalí among others. His life and career inspired several films and he was portrayed by popular actors.

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Ghostface Killah
(Musician, Rapper, Singer)
Ghostface Killah
15
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: New York City
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Dave Gahan
(Singer, Songwriter)
Dave Gahan
1
Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Epping
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Tony Gwynn
(Baseball Player)
Tony Gwynn
2
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: June 16, 2014
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William Moulton Marston
3
Birth Year: 1893
Birthplace: Saugus, Massachusetts
Died: May 2, 1947
Psychologist William Moulton Marston, also known as “Charles Moulton,” is remembered for inventing a precursor of the lie detector, along with his wife, Elizabeth Holloway. He was also a comic book author, who created the superheroine Wonder Woman. He was in a polyamorous relationship with his wife and Olive Byrne.
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Alex Martin
(American Actress and Producer)
Alex Martin
5
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: United States
Alexandrea “Alex” Martin, daughter of legendary actor Whoopi Goldberg and her first husband, Alvin Martin, became Miss Golden Globe in 1994. She has also played minor roles in Call Me Claus and Sister Act 2. She has three children, the first of whom was born when Alex was a teenager.
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Sir James Matthew Barrie
8
Birth Year: 1860
Birthplace: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland
Died: June 19, 1937

Sir James Matthew Barrie was a Scottish playwright and novelist. He is credited and remembered for creating the famous fictional character, Peter Pan. In the 1922 New Year Honours, Barrie was made a member of the Order of Merit. Before his death, he gifted the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children with the rights of his Peter Pan works.

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Glenda Jackson
3
Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Birkenhead, Cheshire, England

Glenda Jackson is best known for her Academy Award-winning roles in the films Women in Love and A Touch of Class. She has also won two Emmys for playing Elizabeth I in the TV series Elizabeth R and a Tony for her role in the play Three Tall Women.

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Bonnie Rotten
(Actress)
Bonnie Rotten
5
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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Kathryn Kuhlman
(Evangelist)
Kathryn Kuhlman
17
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Johnson County, Missouri, United States
Died: February 20, 1976
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Audrina Patridge
1
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Claudio Monteverdi
(Composer, String player and Choirmaster Who Was a Pioneer in the Development of Opera)
Claudio Monteverdi
2
Birth Year: 1567
Birthplace: Cremona, Italy
Died: November 29, 1643

Claudio Monteverdi was an Italian string player, composer, choirmaster, and priest. His pioneering work in the development of opera and his letters, which gives an insight into the life of Italian musicians from the era, makes him a significant historical figure. He is also considered an important transitional figure between the two important periods of music history, Renaissance and Baroque. 

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Prince Fielder
(Baseball player)
Prince Fielder
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Ontario, California
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James L. Brooks
(Film producer, Film director)
James L. Brooks
1
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 34 
Rachel Boston
(Actress Known for Her Role in the Series: 'American Dreams', 'In Plain Sight' and 'Witches of East End')
Rachel Boston
5
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

Rachel Boston is an American actress known for playing leading roles in several independent films, such as Black Marigolds and A Ring by Spring. She has also played important roles in popular TV series like Witches of East End. Before starting her acting career, Rachel Boston was a beauty queen, winning the Miss Tennessee Teen USA title in 1999.

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Steve Yzerman
(Ice hockey player)
Steve Yzerman
2
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Cranbrook, Canada
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Tamia
(Singer, Musician, Actor, Model)
Tamia
1
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Windsor
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Chris Diamantopoulos
(Actor known for his roles as Russ Hanneman in the HBO series Silicon Valley, Moe Howard in the 2012 film The Three Stooges)
Chris Diamantopoulos
4
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
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Alley Mills
(American actress)
Alley Mills
0
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 39 
Alan Bennett
(Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Diarist, Writer)
Alan Bennett
1
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Armley
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Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(Pioneer of Indian Independence Movement)
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
3
Birth Year: 1866
Birthplace: Kothluk, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Died: February 19, 1915
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Christine Ha
(First blind contestant of MasterChef and the winner of its third season in 2012)
Christine Ha
3
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, United States
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Sonja Sohn
(Actress)
Sonja Sohn
3
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Fort Benning, United States
 43 
Grace Gummer
(Actress)
Grace Gummer
8
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 44 
Amy Hill
(Stand-up Comedians)
Amy Hill
6
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Deadwood, South Dakota, USA
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Andrew W.K.
(Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who released the single "Party Hard" in 2001)
Andrew W.K.
5
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Stanford, California, United States
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Anna-Louise Plowman
6
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Napier, New Zealand
 47 
Dylan Lauren
(Owner of Dylan's Candy Bar)
Dylan Lauren
0
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Robby Anderson
(American football player)
Robby Anderson
3
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
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Collins Key
(YouTuber)
Collins Key
7
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: California
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Hank Snow
(Country Singer Best Known for Songs: 'I’m Moving On' and 'The Golden Rocket')
Hank Snow
1
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Brooklyn, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: December 20, 1999

Hank Snow was a Canadian-American country music artist who had an extensive career spanning half a century. He rose to fame in the 1950s and released around 140 albums during his career. He endured extreme difficulties as a youngster and sought solace in music, eventually becoming one of the most influential artists in all of country music. 

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on May 9

Personality
Those born on May 9 are bold, courageous and spirited individuals. They have a high level of enthusiasm and are outgoing and gregarious in nature. But at the same time, they are extremely patient and outgoing. Need for the feeling of security comes naturally to May 9th born individuals, thus propelling the feeling of jealousy. Mentally, Taurus people are very practical. In hard situations, they are always able to stand their ground, and wait it out as long as it takes. Perseverance is just one of these individual's best virtues, along with loyalty, which often rewards them in the end.

Health
People born on this day have steady and fortunate health. They have strong bodies and great immune system that allows them to heal quickly. They must be careful though, as they can easily fall prey to overindulgent patterns of fine cuisines, which may cause weight gain and problems such as diabetes and heart disease. Meditation greatly benefits these people as it provides an outlet to a clear mind and connection with the earth.

Finance
May 9th people are persistent and patient in nature. If the same is applied at work, they will earn a great amount of wealth. They are very serious about finances and tend to have an old school work ethic. They are great at managing money. Although those born on May 9th love the finer things in life, they will save and only purchase after deep deliberation.

Career
Those born on May 9th are good at physical labor. This does not mean they cannot take up desk job. In fact, these people make great project managers but feel at home while working outdoors in a more manual labor setting. May 9th individuals are honest with their work and true to their profession. They display great skills at efficiently managing money.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
May 9th natives tend to be very demanding of themselves, their partners, and as parents. They are absolutely loyal to their families and spouses, sometimes being the most loyal of all those in the zodiac. They tend to have specific approach to parenting and prefer setting concrete examples of behavior, by using themselves as role models for their children. The keyword for home and life for these individuals is stability. They know they will always reach their dreams through careful planning and practical action.

Lucky Colors: Green, Brown Orange
Lucky Numbers: 9, 18, 27, 36. 45, 54, 63, 72
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 8, 23, 29