Share Share Share May 22, 2017 May Birthdays Happy May 22nd Birthday! If you were born on May 22, you share a birthday with these famous people: Charles Aznavour is 93 (nee Shahnour Aznavourian) French-Armenian multi-lingual singer-songwriter (1200+ songs - English, German, Italian, Spanish, and French), actor (And Then There Were None), and nonagenarian senior born May 22, 1924. (Charles Aznavour 1961 Photo: Joop van Bilsen / Anefo, Nationaal Archief | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Michael Constantine is 90 (nee Gus Efstratiou) American actor in movies & TV (If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium; The North Avenue Irregulars; Prancer; My Big Fat Greek Wedding; Room 222), and new nonagenarian senior citizen born May 22, 1927. (Michael Constantine Photo: If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium 1969 movie trailer / PD) T. Boone Pickens is 89 (nee Thomas Boone Pickens) Octogenarian senior citizen, American businessman, financier, takeover expert, corporate raider, alternative energy advocate, and philanthropist (Oklahoma State University), born May 22, 1928. (T. Boone Pickens 2009 Photo: Steve Jurvetson | Wikimedia Commons / CC 2.0) Richard Benjamin is 79 American director (My Favorite Year; The Money Pit), actor on TV and movies (Goodbye, Columbus; Catch-22; The Sunshine Boys; Love at First Bite), and septuagenarian senior citizen born May 22, 1938. (Richard Benjamin 1967 He & She Photo: CBS Television eBay | Wikimedia / PD) Barbara Parkins is 75 Septuagenarian Canadian-American actress on TV (Peyton Place) and in movies (Valley of the Dolls; The Deadly Trap; Puppet on a Chain; Christina; Breakfast in Paris) born May 22, 1942. (Barbara Parkins 1968 Peyton Place Photo: CBS Television eBay | Wikimedia / PD) Victoria Wyndham is 72 American actress on stage, TV soap operas Another World (Rachel Davis Cory Matthews Clark Frame Hutchins) and Guiding Light, and septuagenarian senior born May 22, 1945. (Victoria Wyndham 1973 Another World Photo: NBC Television eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Bernie Taupin is 67 English poet, singer and lyricist with Elton John (Rocket Man; Levon; Crocodile Rock; Candle in the Wind; Bennie and the Jets; Goodbye Yellow Brick Road; Don't Let The Sun Go Down on Me; Daniel; Your Song) born May 22, 1950. (Bernie Taupin 2011 Photo: David Shankbone | Wikimedia Commons CC 3.0) (Photo: Ray Hennessy) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on May 22, 2017! And remembering Arthur Conan Doyle English poet, historical fiction author, and writer of detective fiction novels featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson (A Study in Scarlet, The Hound of the Baskervilles) (born May 22, 1859 - died July 7, 1930; age 71). Arthur Conan Doyle died of a heart attack. (Arthur Conan Doyle 1893 Photo: Herbert Rose Barraud / Bonhams | Wikimedia) Laurence Olivier Academy Award-winning English actor on stage, TV, and movies (Wuthering Heights; Rebecca; Henry V; Hamlet; The Prince and the Showgirl; Spartacus; Bunny Lake is Missing; Sleuth, Marathon Man; The Boys From Brazil) (born May 22, 1907 - died July 11, 1989; age 82). Laurence Olivier died of renal failure. (Laurence Olivier 1972 Photo: Allan Warren | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Johnny Olson American host and announcer on radio (Johnny Olson's Rumpus Room), TV series & game shows (To Tell the Truth; What's My Line; The Jackie Gleason Show; Match Game; The Price is Right) (born May 22, 1910 - died Oct. 12, 1985; age 75). Johnny Olson had a cerebral hemorrhage before he died. (Johnny Olson 1956 Photo: ABC TV | Wikimedia / PD) Sid Melton (nee Sidney Meltzer) American actor on TV (Green Acres; Make Room For Daddy / The Danny Thomas Show; Captain Midnight) and movies (Lost Continent; Lady Sings the Blues) (born May 22, 1917 - died Nov. 2, 2011; age 94). Cause of death for Sid Melton was pneumonia. (Sid Melton 1963 The Danny Thomas Show Photo: CBS Television eBay | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Michael Sarrazin Canadian actor on TV (The City) and in movies (The Flim-Flam Man; A Man Called Gannon; Journey to Shiloh; They Shoot Horses, Don't They?; Sometimes a Great Notion; The Groundstar Conspiracy; For Pete's Sake; The Gumball Rally; Captive Hearts; Malarek ) (born May 22, 1940. - died Apr. 17, 2011; age 70). Cause of death for Michael Sarrazin was cancer. Quinn Martin American TV movie and television series producer (The Untouchables; The New Breed; 12 O'Clock High; The Invaders; Dan August; The F.B.I.; Cannon; The Streets of San Francisco; Barnaby Jones) (born May 22, 1922 - died Sept. 5, 1987; age 65). Cause of death for Quinn Martin was heart failure.