Famous birthdays for May 17: Derek Hough, Jordan Knight

By UPI Staff  |  May 17, 2018 at 3:00 AM
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May 17 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus.

They include:

-- English physician Edward Jenner, developer of the smallpox vaccine, in 1749

-- Schuyler Wheeler, inventor of the electric fan, in 1860

-- Baseball Hall of Fame member James "Cool Papa" Bell in 1903

-- Actor Maureen O'Sullivan in 1911

-- Actor Dennis Hopper in 1936

-- Musician Taj Mahal in 1942 (age 76)

-- Actor/director Bill Paxton in 1955

-- Actor/comedian Bob Saget in 1956 (age 62)

-- Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in 1956 (age 62)

-- Sports broadcaster Jim Nantz in 1959 (age 59)

-- Irish New Age singer Enya, born Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin, in 1961 (age 57)

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-- Scottish comedian Craig Ferguson in 1962 (age 56)

-- Singer-songwriter Trent Reznor in 1965 (age 53)

-- Actor Hill Harper in 1966 (age 53)

-- Singer Jordan Knight in 1970 (age 49)

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-- Actor Sasha Alexander in 1973 (age 45)

-- Singer/TV personality Kandi Burruss in 1976 (age 42)

-- NFL quarterback Matt Ryan in 1985 (age 33)

-- Dancer Derek Hough in 1985 (age 34)

-- Actor Nikki Reed in 1988 (age 30)

-- Actor/model Karrueche Tran in 1988 (age 30)

-- Canadian Olympic gold medal ice dancer Tessa Virtue in 1989 (age 29)

-- Actor Ross Butler in 1990 (age 28)

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