Famous Filipinos Born in May

Famous Filipinos born in May are listed below. Click on the link to read their biography or profile.

May 1
de Leon, Felipe (1912) – National Artist
Lagman, Edcel (1942) – Congressman from Albay
Miles Ocampo (1997) – actress

May 2
Conan Altatis (1992) – Film director, actor, musician, and screenwriter
Eddie Garcia (1925) – Actor and film director
Daza, Raul (1935) – Congressman and Governor of Northern Samar

May 3
Mendiola, Enrique (1859) – Author, Textbook writer

May 4
Madrigal-Warns, Pacita (1915) – Former Senator
Joaquin, Nick (1917) – Author, Writer, Novelist
Rey Valera (1954) – Singer, Songwriter
Ryan Cayabyab (1954) – Musician, Composer

May 5
Gregorio Aglipay (1860) – First head of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente
Bado Dangwa (1905) – Former governor of the undivided Mountain Province; Founder of Dangwa Transport Company
Ozamis, Jose – Former Senator
Magsaysay Jr. Ramon – Former Senator

May 6
Robert Arevalo (1938) – Actor

May 7
Aquino, Bam (1977) – Senator
Claudio, Tomas (1892) – First Filipino General to die in World War II
Torralba, Juan (1883) – Former Senator

May 8
Jakosalem, Dionisio (1878) – First Filipino Cabinet Member during the American Regime
Ungab, Isidro (1961) – Congressman, Davao City

May 9
Singian, Gregorio (1872) – Scientist, Father of Philippine Surgery
de Jesus, Gregoria (1875) – Revolutionary Leader
de la Costa, Horatio (1916) – Historian
Josie Natori (1947) – Businesswoman
Ara Mina (1979) – Actress

May 10
Guanzon, Ma. Paz (1884) – First Filipino Woman to graduate in Medicine
Manalo, Felix (1886) – Founder, Iglesia Ni Cristo
Charice Pempengco (1992) – Singer
Anjo Damiles (1996) – Actor

May 11
Mercado, Francisco (1818) – Father of Jose Rizal
Rodriguez, Celestino (1872) – Former Senator
Herrera, Ameurfina (1922) – Former Supreme Court Justice
Tinga, Dante (1939) – Former Mayor, Supreme Court Justice
Cecile Licad (1961) – Noted Pianist
Judy Ann Santos (1978) – Actress
James Reid (1993) – actor and model

May 12
Fernando, Daniel (1962) – Vice Governor, Bulacan
Cherie Gil (1963) – Actress
Bautista, Herbert (1968) – Actor, Mayor, Quezon City
Ermita-Buhain, Elenita (1969) – Congressman, Batangas Province
Binay, Nancy (1973) – Senator
Dennis Trillo (1981) – actor and model

May 13
Trenas, Potenciano (1894) – Former Senator
Roxas, Mar (1957) – Senator, Presidential Candidate
Paulo Avelino (1988) – actor and model

May 14
Albie Casino (1993) – Actor
Arevalo, Bonifacio (1850) – Founder, Dental Society of the Philippines
Kintanar, Isidro (1915) – Public official
Gio Alvarez (1976) – actor
Francis Magundayao (1997) – actor and model

May 15
Nepomuceno, Jose (1893) –
Bulut, Elias (1970) – Governor, Apayao
Jennylyn Mercado (1987) – Actress
Padilla, Rustom (1967) – Actor

May 16

Gary Estrada (1971) – Actor, Public Official
Billy Crawford (1982) – Singer, TV Host
Shamcey Supsup (1986) – Beauty Queen, Architect

May 17
Alunan III, Rafael (1948) – Former Secretary, Interior and Local Government

Poblete, Pascual (1857) – Translator of Noli Me Tangere
Puno, Reynato (1940) – 22nd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Mocha Uson (1982) – Dancer, Actress, Public official
Kris Bernal (1989) – Actress
Julie Anne San Jose (1994) – Singer, Actress

May 18
Aumentado, Erico (1940) – Governor, Bohol

May 19
Abel Estanislao (1995) – Actor
Cruz, Lourdes (1942) – National Scientist
Sumulong, Victor (1946) – Former Congressman, Rizal
Garcia, Pablo John (1967) – Congressman, Cebu
Laurel, Rajo (1971) – Fashion Designer

May 20
Aquino, Agapito (1939) – Former Senator and Congressman
AJ Muhlach (1992) – Actor
Zymic Demigod Jaranilla (2004) – Actor

May 21
Fonacier, Santiago (1885) – Former Senator
Reuter, James (1916) – Famous Priest, Ramon Magsaysay Awardee
Nora Aunor (1953) – Actress, Former Singer
Diego Loyzaga (1995) – Actor

May 22
Nakpil, Julio (1867) – Revolutionary Leader
Aytona, Dominador (1918) – Former Senator

May 23
Arranz, Melecio (1888) – Former Senator
Banatao, Dado (1946) – Famous Technopreneur from Iguig, Cagayan Province
Sam Milby (1984) – Actor
Eula Caballero (1995) – Actress

May 24
de Leon, Mike (1947) – Film Director
Darren Espanto (2001) – Singer

May 25
Zaide, Gregorio (1907) – Historian, Former Mayor
Anita Magsaysay-Ho (1914) – Painter
Abueva, Jose (1928) – Former UP President
Alma Moreno (1959) – Actress, Former Councilor of Paranaque City

May 26
Agoncillo, Felipe (1859) – Revolutionary Leader
Nakpil, Juan (1899) – National Artist
Gelli de Belen (1972) – Actress, TV Host

May 27
Cherry Pie Pichache (1970) – Actress
Lopez, Salvador (1911) – Author, Former Secretary, Foreign Affairs
Paredes, Zosimo Jesus (1948) – Member, Batasang Pambansa
Robredo, Jesse (1958) – Former Secretary, Interior and Local Government
Yam Concepcion (1988) – Actress

May 28
Paquito Diaz (1937) – Actor
Zsa Zsa Padilla (1964) – Actress
Abaya, Joseph (1966) – Former Secretary, Transportation and Communication

May 29
Bengzon, Cesar (1896) – 9th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

May 30
Ma. Guerrero, Fernando (1873) – Poet, Journalist
Amorsolo, Fernando (1892) – Painter, National Artist
Jay Manalo (1976) – Actor

May 31
Barbers, Robert Ace (1969) – Congressman, Governor of Surigao del Norte
Crisologo, Vincent (1947) – Congressman, Quezon City
Duterte, Sara (1978) – Mayor of Davao City; Daughter of President Rodrigo Duterte

RELATED: Philippine Historical Events in May

See also: Famous Filipinos born in January; February; March; April; June; July; August; September; October; November; December

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