List of Famous people born on May 25th
Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor. He began his career performing as a rock musician. After turning down a record deal, he began his acting career in theatre, and in short and independent films in the late 1990s. His first notable film roles include Darren in Disco Pigs (2001), Jim in 28 Days Later (2002), John in Intermission (2003), Jackson Rippner in Red Eye (2005), and Patrick "Kitten" Braden in Breakfast on Pluto (2005). For Breakfast on Pluto, he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, and won an Irish Film and Television Award for Best Actor. Murphy is known for his collaborations with director Christopher Nolan, playing the Scarecrow in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–2012); as well as appearing in Inception (2010) and Dunkirk (2017).
Zazie Olivia Beetz is an American actress. She stars in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta (2016–present), for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She also appeared in the Netflix anthology series Easy (2016–19).
Leati Joseph "Joe" Anoa'i is an American professional wrestler, actor, and former professional gridiron football player. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name Roman Reigns, and he is the current WWE Universal Champion in his second reign. He is part of the Anoa'i wrestling family, which also includes his father Sika Anoaʻi, brother Rosey, and cousins Yokozuna, Rikishi, Umaga, and The Tonga Kid.
Sir Ian Murray McKellen is an English actor whose career spans six decades. His career spans genres ranging from Shakespearean and modern theatre to popular fantasy and science fiction. He is the recipient of seven Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BIF Award, two Saturn Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, and two Critics' Choice Awards. He has also received nominations for two Academy Awards, five Primetime Emmy Awards, and four BAFTAs. He achieved worldwide fame for his film roles, including the titular King in Richard III (1995), James Whale in Gods and Monsters (1998), Magneto in the X-Men films, and Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.
Alexandra Rose Raisman is a retired American gymnast and two-time Olympian. She was captain of both the 2012 "Fierce Five" and 2016 "Final Five" U.S. women's Olympic gymnastics teams which won their respective team competitions. Raisman is the 2016 Olympic individual all-around silver medalist and the floor exercise silver medalist.
Amy Jean Klobuchar is an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States senator from Minnesota since 2007. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), Minnesota's affiliate of the Democratic Party, she previously served as the Hennepin County attorney. She announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in the 2020 election on February 10, 2019; on March 2, 2020, she suspended her campaign and endorsed Joe Biden.
Esmé Augusta Bianco is an English actress, model, voice actress, neo-burlesque performer and DJ, best known for her recurring role as Ros on Game of Thrones.
Ibrahima Konaté is a French professional footballer who plays for the German club RB Leipzig as a centre-back.
Jacqueline Ruth Weaver is an Australian theatre, film, and television actress. She is known internationally for her performances in Animal Kingdom (2010) and Silver Linings Playbook (2012), both of which earned her nominations for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Daniel Alberto Passarella is an Argentine former professional footballer who played as a centre back, and former manager of the Argentina and Uruguay national football teams. He was captain of the Argentina team that won the 1978 World Cup. He was president of the River Plate sports club for four years after winning the elections by a very close margin in December 2009.
Karan Kumar Johar, often informally referred to as KJo, is an Indian film director, producer, screenwriter, costume designer, actor and television personality who works in Hindi films.
Anne Celeste Heche is an American actress, director, and screenwriter. Following a dual role in the daytime soap opera Another World (1987–91), she came to mainstream prominence in the late 1990s with the films Donnie Brasco (1997), Volcano (1997), Six Days, Seven Nights (1998), and Return to Paradise (1998). In 1998, Heche portrayed Marion Crane in Gus Van Sant's horror remake Psycho.
Michael John Myers OC is a British-Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and director, known for his run as a performer on Saturday Night Live from 1989 to 1995 and for playing the title roles in the Wayne's World, Austin Powers and Shrek film franchises. He made his directorial debut with the documentary Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2013). He semi-retired from acting in 2012, though he had supporting roles in Terminal and Bohemian Rhapsody.
Octavia Lenora Spencer is an American actress, author, and producer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is one of two women of color to have received three Oscar nominations and the first black actress to receive two consecutive nominations.
Alexis Texas is an American pornographic actress. In 2020, Texas was characterized as one of "the most popular porn performers" based on her Instagram following of around 3.8 million.
Carlton Andrew Valentine II is an American college basketball coach who is currently the head coach at Loyola University Chicago, a position he assumed in 2021. He played college basketball at Oakland University in Michigan, where he later served as an assistant coach.
Gilles Bouleau is a French journalist. As a journalist and reporter on TF1 and LCI for several years, he spent several years in other countries as a correspondent in London and Washington. Head of special operations since 2011, he became the news anchor of the Journal de 20 heures on TF1 since June 2012, succeeding Laurence Ferrari.
Nanase Nishino is a Japanese actress, model, television host, and former member of Japanese idol girl group Nogizaka46. Her lead roles in TV and film have included Asahi Tōjima in Asahinagu and Ai Amano in Denei Shojo: Video Girl Ai 2018. She co-hosts the Fuji TV variety show Lion no Goo Touch.
Demba Ba is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish club İstanbul Başakşehir and the Senegal national team.
Keiko Sofía Fujimori Higuchi is a Peruvian politician. She is the daughter of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori and Susana Higuchi. Following her parents' divorce, she served as First Lady from 1994 to 2000, becoming the youngest First Lady in the history of the Americas. In 2006, she was elected to the Congress of Peru under the Alliance for the Future. Fujimori leads the right-wing party Fuerza Popular and was their presidential candidate in the 2011 election runoff and the 2016 election runoff, losing both times, the 2016 election being a very close call, with the final count difference of less than 0.25%. She is running as a candidate for president in the general elections that will be held on April 11, 2021.