Birthday wishes go out to Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Ellie Kemper and all the other celebrities with birthdays today. Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on May 2nd and learn an interesting fact about each of them.

Top celebrity birthdays on May 2, 2022

Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski speaks at the “The Good Fight” panel during the CBS TCA Winter 2020 Press Tour at the Langham Huntington Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP

Actress Christine Baranski turns 70

Fun fact: Played the stepmother in the film version of ‘Into the Woods’

Dwayne Johnson

From left, cast members Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of “Red Notice” at L.A. Live on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

Actor and pro wrestler Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson turns 50

Fun fact: His first pro wrestling match was against the Brooklyn Brawler

David Beckham

David Beckham, part owner and President of Soccer Operations for Inter Miami, waves to fans, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, after an MLS soccer match against the New York City FC in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)AP

Soccer star David Beckham turns 47

Fun fact: He and his wife Victoria have four children

Ellie Kemper

Ellie Kemper attends the “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” FYC event at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Actress Ellie Kemper turns 42

Fun fact: Of the actors on ‘The Office’ who were not part of the original cast, only Ed Helms appeared in more episodes than Kemper

More celebrities with birthdays today

Singer Englebert Humperdinck is 86. Country singer R.C. Bannon is 77. Actor David Suchet (TV’s “Poirot”) is 76. Country singer Larry Gatlin is 74. Singer Lou Gramm of Foreigner is 72. Singer Angela Bofill is 68. Actor Brian Tochi (“Revenge of the Nerds,” ″Police Academy”) is 63. Actor Elizabeth Berridge (“The John Larroquette Show”) is 60. Country singer Ty Herndon is 60. Actor Mitzi Kapture (“The Young and the Restless,” “Baywatch”) is 60. TV commentator Mika Brzezinski is 55. Singer Jeff Gutt of Stone Temple Pilots is 46. Actor Jenna Von Oy (“Blossom”) is 45. Actor Kumail Nanjiani (TV’s “Silicon Valley,” film’s “The Big Sick”) is 44. Actor Robert Buckley (“One Tree Hill”) is 41. Actor Gaius Charles (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 39. Singer Lily Allen is 37. Guitarist Jim Almgren of Carolina Liar is 36. Actor Kay Panabaker (“No Ordinary Family,” ″Summerland”) is 32.

Other popular or historical birthdays on May 2nd

Catherine the Great, Russian empress

Abraham Gesner, invented kerosene

Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, WW1 flying ace (The Red Baron)

Benjamin Spock, pediatrician

Paul George, NBA All-Star (32)

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge (7)

with The Associated Press


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