Walter Slezak (3 May 1902 – 21 April 1983) was an Austrian-born character actor who appeared in numerous Hollywood films. Slezak often portrayed villains or thugs, most notably the German U-boat captain in Alfred Hitchcock’s film Lifeboat (1944). Born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. (d. 1983)
Edgar Marcus Lustgarten (3 May 1907 – 15 December 1978) was a British broadcaster and noted crime writer. His books included crime fiction, but most were accounts of true-life criminal cases. He is most widely remembered for hosting the filmed crime series Scotland Yard and The Scales of Justice in the 1950s and 1960s. Born in Manchester, England. (d. 1978)
Peter “Pete” Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer. He had a string of hit records during the early 1950s as a member of the Weavers, most notably their recording of “Goodnight, Irene”, which topped the charts for 13 weeks in 1950. Members of the Weavers were blacklisted during the McCarthy Era. In the 1960s, he re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament, civil rights, counterculture and environmental causes. As a songwriter, he was the author or co-author of “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” (with Joe Hickerson), “If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)” (composed with Lee Hays of the Weavers), and “Turn, Turn, Turn!”. (d. 2014)
Lindsay Kemp (born 3 May 1938) is a British dancer, actor, teacher, mime artist and choreographer. Kemp formed his own dance company in the early sixties. He staged and performed in David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust concerts at London’s Rainbow Theatre in August 1972. Born in Cheshire.
Ron Canada (born on May 3, 1949) is an actor and producer, known for Wedding Crashers (2005), National Treasure (2004) and Cinderella Man (2005). Born in New York City, New York, USA.