Awards & Winners

Award Winners

Birthday : May 17

Check all the award winners born on May 17.
BirthDate
Winner
17-May-1988

Nikki Reed (United States of America)

Nicole Houston "Nikki" Reed is an American film and television actress, screenwriter,...
17-May-1985

Matt Ryan (United States of America)

Matthew Thomas "Matt" Ryan, nicknamed "Matty Ice", is an American football quarterback for the...
17-May-1985

Derek Hough (United States of America)

Derek Hough is an American dancer and choreographer. He is known best for his work, since...
17-May-1984

Christine Ohuruogu (United Kingdom)

Christine Ijeoma Ohuruogu, MBE is a British athlete, who specialises in the 400 metres; the...
17-May-1984

Passenger (England)

Michael David Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger, is an English folk-rock...
17-May-1983

Channing Frye (United States of America)

Channing Thomas Frye is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the...
17-May-1983

Harshad Chopra (India)

Harshad Chopra is an Indian television soap opera actor. He has done many TV shows include,...
17-May-1983

Deng Jiajia (China)

Deng Jiajia is a Chinese actress. Deng is noted for playing Tang Youyou in the romantic comedy...
17-May-1982

Tony Parker (France)

William Anthony "Tony" Parker, Jr. is a French professional basketball player who currently...
17-May-1981

Lim Jeong-hee (South Korea)

Lim Jeong-Hee is a South Korean R&B and Pop artist that debuted in 2005 under JYP Entertainment...
17-May-1981

Shiri Maimon (Israel)

Shiri Maimon is an Israeli pop/R&B singer, TV show host and actress, who rose to fame as the...
17-May-1978

Neal Dodson (United States of America)

Neal Dodson is an actor and a film producer.
17-May-1976

Kandi Burruss (United States of America)

Kandi Burruss is an American singer-songwriter, actress, record producer, and television...
17-May-1974

Jehane Noujaim (United States of America, Egypt)

Jehane Noujaim is an Egyptian American documentary film director best known for her films...
17-May-1974

Tamara Rojo (Spain)

Tamara Rojo is a Spanish ballet dancer. She is the Artistic Director of the English National...
17-May-1974

Grace Lin (United States of America)

Grace Lin is an American children's writer and illustrator. Lin's parents were Taiwanese...
17-May-1973

Yekaterina Rednikova (Russia, Soviet Union)

Yekaterina Rednikova is a Russian theatre and film actress, best known for her roles in films...
17-May-1971

Jason Eckardt (United States of America)

Jason Eckardt is an American composer. He began his musical life playing guitar in heavy metal...
17-May-1969

Anupama Gokhale (India)

Anupama Gokhale is a former women's chess champion of India. She was the youngest Padmashree...
17-May-1969

Thom Filicia (United States of America)

Thom Filicia is an American interior designer, most famous for his role as an interior design...
17-May-1969

Daniele Auber (Italy)

Daniele Auber is an actor.
17-May-1968

John Paul Tremblay (Canada)

John Paul Tremblay is a Canadian actor who stars in the hit Canadian TV show Trailer Park Boys,...
17-May-1966

Danny Manning (United States of America)

Daniel Ricardo "Danny" Manning is an American college basketball coach and retired National...
17-May-1966

Hill Harper (United States of America)

Frank Eugene Hill Harper, known professionally as Hill Harper, is an American film, television...
17-May-1965

Kelly O'Donnell (United States of America)

Kelly O'Donnell is a political reporter for NBC News. O'Donnell graduated from Northwestern...
17-May-1964

Sheri Howell (United States of America)

Sheri Howell is a film producer.
17-May-1963

Richard Findlay (Canada)

Richard Findlay is a film producer.
17-May-1962

Jane Moore (United Kingdom)

Jane Moore is a British journalist, author and television presenter, best known as a panellist...
17-May-1961

Enya (Republic of Ireland)

Enya is an Irish singer, instrumentalist, and songwriter who is one of Moya Brennan's younger...
17-May-1960

Simon Fuller (United Kingdom)

Simon Fuller is an English entrepreneur, artist manager and television producer. He is best...
17-May-1959

Armand Schultz (United States of America)

Armand Schultz is an actor.
17-May-1959

Jim Nantz (United States of America)

James William "Jim" Nantz, III is an American sportscaster who has worked on telecasts of the...
17-May-1959

Alik Sakharov (United States of America, Uzbekistan)

Alik Sakharov is a film cinematographer.
17-May-1957

Peter Høeg (Denmark)

Peter Høeg is a Danish writer of fiction. He received a Master of Arts in Literature from the...
17-May-1957

Kazimierz Rozwałka (Poland)

Kazimierz Rozwałka is a film producer.
17-May-1956

Sugar Ray Leonard (United States of America)

Sugar Ray Leonard is an actor.
17-May-1955

Antonio Serrano (Mexico)

José Antonio Serrano Argüelles is a Mexican film director, actor, playwright and screenwriter...
17-May-1955

Francesco Nuti (Italy)

Francesco Nuti is an Italian actor, film director and screenwriter.
17-May-1955

Bill Paxton (United States of America)

William "Bill" Paxton is an American actor and film director. He gained popularity after...
17-May-1954

David Zippel (United States of America)

David Joel Zippel is an American musical theatre lyricist.
17-May-1954

Colin Greenland (United Kingdom)

Colin Greenland is a British science fiction writer, whose first story won the second prize in a...
17-May-1954

Francesco Frigeri (Italy)

Francesco Frigeri is a production designer, film art director and set decorator.
17-May-1953

Y�ko Shimada (Japan)

Y�ko Shimada is a Japanese actress. She is best known to Western audiences for her portrayal of...
17-May-1950

Howard Ashman (United States of America)

Howard Elliott Ashman was an American playwright and lyricist. Ashman first studied at Boston...
17-May-1948

Robert Illes (United States of America)

Robert Illes is an American Emmy Award-winning screenwriter, television producer, playwright and...
17-May-1947

Jim Burt

Jim Burt was the winner of the Academy Achievement Award at the 13th Gemini Awards.
17-May-1946

Udo Lindenberg (Germany)

Udo Lindenberg is a German rock musician and composer.
17-May-1946

F. Paul Wilson (United States of America)

Francis Paul Wilson is an American author, primarily in the science fiction and horror genres.
17-May-1945

Paul Chun (China, Hong Kong)

Paul Chun Pui is a Hong Kong based actor. He is the brother of actor David Chiang and...
17-May-1945

Renate Krößner (Germany)

Renate Krößner is a German actress. She has appeared in such films as Nordkurve, Solo Sunny and...
17-May-1945

B. S. Chandrasekhar (India)

Bhagwat Subramanya Chandrasekhar is a former Indian cricketer who played as a leg spinner...
17-May-1943

Robert Adamson (Australia)

Robert Adamson is an Australian poet and publisher.
17-May-1943

Ari Hantke (Germany)

Ari Hantke is a Production Designer and Film Art Director.
17-May-1942

John C. Tully (United States of America)

John C. Tully is a theoretical chemist, Sterling Professor of Chemistry at Yale University. He...
17-May-1942

Taj Mahal (United States of America)

Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, who uses the stage name Taj Mahal, is an American Grammy...
17-May-1941

Lyn Hejinian (United States of America)

Lyn Hejinian is an American poet, essayist, translator and publisher. She is often associated...
17-May-1940

Alan Kay (United States of America)

Alan Curtis Kay is an American computer scientist. He has been elected a Fellow of the American...
17-May-1940

Marcel �oziński (Poland, France)

Marcel �oziński is a Polish film director and screenwriter. He has directed 22 films since 1972...
17-May-1939

Gary Paulsen (United States of America)

Gary James Paulsen is an American writer of young adult literature, best known for coming of age...
17-May-1936

Lars Gustafsson (Sweden)

Lars Erik Einar Gustafsson is a Swedish poet, novelist and scholar. He was born in Västerås,...
17-May-1936

Dennis Hopper (United States of America)

Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer and artist. As a young man,...
17-May-1936

Mark Hall (United Kingdom)

Mark Hall was a television producer, film director, animator and screenwriter.
17-May-1936

Ronald Tavel (United States of America)

Ronald Tavel was an American screenwriter, director, novelist, poet and actor, best known for...
17-May-1936

Alfred R. Kelman (United States of America)

Alfred R. Kelman is an American film and television documentary producer and director best known...
17-May-1935

Sandra Gwyn (Canada)

Alexandra Sandra Fraser Gwyn, OC was a Canadian journalist and writer. She was born in St...
17-May-1935

Richard A. Knowles

Richard A. Knowles is a 1976 Guggenheim fellow in Humanities.
17-May-1934

Earl Morrall (United States of America)

Earl Edwin Morrall is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League...
17-May-1933

Jean Herman (France)

Jean Vautrin, born 17 May 1933 Pagny-sur-Moselle is a French writer, filmmaker, and screenwriter.
17-May-1931

Dewey Redman (United States of America)

Walter Dewey Redman was an American jazz saxophonist, known for performing free jazz as a...
17-May-1930

J. B. Schneewind (United States of America)

Jerome B. Schneewind is a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University.
17-May-1930

John Phillip Reid (United States of America)

John Phillip Reid is a 1979 Guggenheim Fellow in Social Sciences.
17-May-1929

Eloise Greenfield (United States of America)

Eloise Greenfield is an American children's book author and poet famous for her descriptive,...
17-May-1926

Frederick Neumann (United States of America)

17-May-1926

Frederick Neumann (United States of America)

Frederick Neumann was an actor.
17-May-1926

Thomas McLernon Greene (United States of America)

Thomas McLernon Greene is a 1968 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
17-May-1925

Robert Garis (United States of America)

Robert Garis is a 1981 Guggenheim Fellow in Creative Arts.
17-May-1925

Cyril Hilsum

Cyril Hilsum CBE FRS FREng HonFInstP is a British physicist and academic.
17-May-1924

James Learmonth Gowans (United Kingdom)

Sir James Learmonth "Jim" Gowans is a British physician and immunologist. Gowans was born in...
17-May-1924

David Vaughan (United States of America)

David Vaughan is a 1978 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
17-May-1924

Hannes Messemer (Germany)

Hannes Messemer was a German actor. Born in Dillingen an der Donau, Bavaria, Messemer served on...
17-May-1922

Antje Weisgerber (Germany)

Antje Weisgerber was a German film and television actress.
17-May-1921

Bob Merrill (United States of America)

Bob Merrill was an American songwriter, theatrical composer, lyricist, and screenwriter. He was...
17-May-1920

Aldo S. Bernardo (United States of America)

Aldo S. Bernardo is a 1964 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities.
17-May-1919

Antonio Aguilar (Mexico)

Antonio Aguilar Barraza, nicknamed "El Charro de México", was a Mexican singer-songwriter, film...
17-May-1919

R. V. Cassill (United States of America)

Ronald Verlin Cassill, usually called R. V. Cassill, was a prolific writer, reviewer, editor,...
17-May-1918

Darrell C. Richardson (United States of America)

Dr. Darrell Coleman Richardson was an American Baptist minister, bibliographer and author of 44...
17-May-1914

Thomas Gray (United Kingdom)

Thomas Gray VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious...
17-May-1912

Christopher Furness (United Kingdom)

Christopher Furness VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most...
17-May-1911

Maureen O'Sullivan (United States of America, Republic of Ireland)

Maureen Paula O'Sullivan was an Irish actress best known for playing Jane in the Tarzan series...
17-May-1911

Ruth Dunning (Wales)

Ruth Dunning was a Welsh actress of stage, television, and film. She first came to prominence in...
17-May-1909

Magda Schneider (Germany)

Magda Schneider was a German actress and singer; she was the mother of the actress Romy Schneider.
17-May-1907

Philip Burton Moon (United Kingdom)

Philip Burton Moon FRS was a British nuclear physicist. He is most remembered for his research...
17-May-1905

John Minor Wisdom (United States of America)

John Minor Wisdom, one of the "Fifth Circuit Four", and a Republican from Louisiana, was a judge...
17-May-1905

John Patrick (United States of America)

John Patrick was an American playwright and screenwriter.
17-May-1904

Jean Gabin (France)

Jean Gabin (17 May 1904 – 15 November 1976) was a French actor. Gabin was born Jean-Alexis...
17-May-1904

Royer (United States of America)

Royer was a costume designer.
17-May-1903

Elliot Norton (United States of America)

Elliiot Norton was a drama critic for Boston newspapers for forty-eight years and served as the...
17-May-1902

John Vincent (United States of America)

John Nathaniel Vincent, Jr was an American composer, conductor, and music educator. He was born...
17-May-1900

Werner Bochmann (Germany)

Werner Bochmann was a German composer.
17-May-1897

Odd Hassel (Norway)

Odd Hassel was a Norwegian physical chemist and Nobel Laureate.
17-May-1893

Frederick McKinley Jones (United States of America)

Frederick McKinley Jones was an African American inventor, entrepreneur, winner of the National...
17-May-1891

John Harold Rhodes (United Kingdom)

John Harold Rhodes VC DCM & Bar was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and...
17-May-1890

Robert MacTier (Australia, United Kingdom)

Robert Mactier VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most...
17-May-1873

Frederick Hanley Seares (United States of America)

Frederick Hanley Seares was an American astronomer. He worked at Mount Wilson Observatory and...
17-May-1836

Norman Lockyer (United Kingdom)

Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer, FRS, known simply as Norman Lockyer, was an English scientist and...