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Celebrities Born On Memorial Day

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This list includes information on famous people born on Memorial Day loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians and politicians were born on Memorial Day. While these celebrities all have Memorial Day birthdays some are born on different dates as the holiday is always observed on the last Monday of May.

Who will you find on this celebs with Memorial Day birthdays list? Idina Menzel lands in the top spot. The Wicked actress was born on May 30 Memorial Day 1971. Menzel has appeared in several movies and TV series including Frozen, Beaches, and Glee. Lauryn Hill also has a Memorial Day birthday, May 26, 1975.

Freddy vs. Jason actress Monica Keena was born on May 25, 1979. Other famous people with Memorial Day birthdays include Riley Keogh, Jennifer Ellison, and Denise van Outen.

Are you surprised that there are so many famous Memorial Day birthdays? Take a look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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    Idina Kim Menzel (born May 30, 1971) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Menzel rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent. Her performance earned her a Tony Award nomination in 1996. She reprised the role in the musical's 2005 film adaptation. In 2003, Menzel originated the role of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked, a performance for which she won the 2004 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Menzel returned to Broadway as Elizabeth Vaughan in the 2014 musical If/Then, which earned her a third Tony Award nomination. Additionally, Menzel is known for playing Shelby Corcoran on the musical dramedy TV series Glee from...  more
    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Born: 1971-05-30

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    Lauryn Noelle Hill (born May 26, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter and rapper, known for being a member of Fugees, and for her solo album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which won many awards and broke several sales records. Raised mostly in South Orange, New Jersey, Hill began singing with her music-oriented family during her childhood. In high school, Hill was approached by Pras Michel for a band he started, which his friend, Wyclef Jean, soon joined. They renamed themselves the Fugees and released the albums Blunted on Reality (1994), and the Grammy Award–winning The Score (1996), which sold six million copies in the U.S. Hill rose to prominence with her African-American and...  more
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: East Orange, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Born: 1975-05-26

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    Monica Keena (born May 28, 1979) is an American actress. She made her film debut in While You Were Sleeping (1995), and a lead role as Lilliana Lilli Hoffman in Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997). She later starred as Lori Campbell in Freddy vs. Jason (2003), and has had roles in the films Brooklyn Rules (2007) and the 2009 remake of Night of the Demons. Keena has also worked in television, starring as Abby Morgan on Dawson's Creek, Rachel Lindquist on the short-lived comedy Undeclared, and Kristen on HBO's Entourage....  more
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
    • Born: 1979-05-28
  • Danielle Riley Keough ( KEE-oh; born May 29, 1989) is an American actress, model, and producer. She is the daughter of Lisa Marie Presley with Danny Keough, and the eldest grandchild of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. Keough is best known for her collaborations with director Steven Soderbergh, having appeared in his films Magic Mike (2012) and Logan Lucky (2017), as well as having starred in the first season of the Soderbergh-produced television series The Girlfriend Experience (2016), based on his film of the same name. For her performance as Christine Reade, a law student who moonlights as an escort, Keough earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a...  more
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA
    • Born: 1989-05-29

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