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Michael Scott-Joynt

born March 15th, 1943

Michael Charles Scott-Joynt was an English bishop and a Prelate of the Order of the Garter. He was appointed Bishop of Winchester, one of the five senior bishoprics in the Church of England, in 1995. He had previously served as Bishop of Stafford in the Diocese of Lichfield from 1987 and before that as a canon residentiary at St Albans Cathedral. On 10 October 2010, it was announced that Scott-Joynt intended to retire, which he did in May 2011.

Michael Seater

born January 15th, 1987

Michael Seater (born January 15, 1987) is a Canadian actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. From 2005 to 2009, he starred as the titular role in the Canadian sitcom Life with Derek. He later portrayed James Gillies in Murdoch Mysteries, from 2009 to 2017. Aside from acting, Seater has ventured into filmmaking, with the independent feature films People Hold On (2015) and Sadie's Last Days on Earth (2016), which he wrote, directed, and co-produced.

Michael Seaton (footballer)

born May 1st, 1996

Michael Seaton is a Jamaican professional footballer who plays for German fourth tier side Rot-Weiß Erfurt. Upon his MLS debut with D.C. United in 2013, he became the league's first player born after it began play.

Michael Sembello

born April 17th, 1954

Michael Andrew Sembello is an American singer, guitarist, keyboardist, songwriter, composer and producer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Michael Shaara

died May 5th, 1988

Michael Shaara was an American author of science fiction, sports fiction, and historical fiction. He was born to an Italian immigrant father in Jersey City, New Jersey, graduated in 1951 from Rutgers University, where he joined Theta Chi, and served as a sergeant in the 82nd Airborne Division prior to the Korean War.

Michael Shanks

born December 15th, 1970

Michael Garrett Shanks (born December 15, 1970) is a Canadian actor, writer and director. He is best known for his role as Daniel Jackson in the long-running military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1 and as Charles Harris on the Canadian medical drama Saving Hope. He is also known for his work on low budget, genre work filmed in Canada.

Michael Shea (American author)

died February 16th, 2014

Michael Shea was an American fantasy, horror, and science fiction author. His novel Nifft the Lean won the World Fantasy Award, as did his novella Growlimb.

Michael Sheen

born February 5th, 1969

Michael Christopher Sheen is a Welsh actor. After training at London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), he worked mainly in theatre throughout the 1990s with stage roles in Romeo and Juliet (1992), Don't Fool with Love (1993), Peer Gynt (1994), The Seagull (1995), The Homecoming (1997), and Henry V (1997). His performances in Amadeus at the Old Vic and Look Back in Anger at the National Theatre were nominated for Olivier Awards in 1998 and 1999, respectively. In 2003, he was nominated for a third Olivier Award for his performance in Caligula at the Donmar Warehouse.

Michael Slater

born February 21st, 1970

Michael Jonathon Slater is an Australian former professional cricketer and former television presenter. He played in 74 Test matches and 42 One Day Internationals for the Australia national cricket team.

Michael Smith (chemist)

born April 26th, 1932

Michael Smith was a British-born Canadian biochemist and businessman. He shared the 1993 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Kary Mullis for his work in developing site-directed mutagenesis. Following a PhD in 1956 from the University of Manchester, he undertook postdoctoral research with Har Gobind Khorana at the British Columbia Research Council in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Subsequently, Smith worked at the Fisheries Research Board of Canada Laboratory in Vancouver before being appointed a professor of biochemistry in the UBC Faculty of Medicine in 1966. Smith's career included roles as the founding director of the UBC Biotechnology Laboratory and the founding scientific leader of the Protein Engineering Network of Centres of Excellence (PENCE). In 1996 he was named Peter Wall Distinguished Professor of Biotechnology. Subsequently, he became the founding director of the Genome Sequencing Centre at the BC Cancer Research Centre.

Michael Spicer

born January 22nd, 1943

William Michael Hardy Spicer, Baron Spicer, was a British politician and life peer who was a Conservative member of the House of Lords from 2010 until 2019. He served as Member of Parliament for West Worcestershire from 1974 to 2010 and was a minister from 1984 to 1990. He later served as chairman of the 1922 Committee from 2001 to 2010.

Michael Stanley

born March 25th, 1948

Michael Stanley was an American singer-songwriter, musician, radio and television personality. As a solo artist and with the Michael Stanley Band (MSB), and Michael Stanley and the Resonators (MS&R) his brand of heartland rock was popular in Cleveland, Ohio, and around the American Midwest in the 1970s and 1980s.

Michael Starr (politician)

died March 16th, 2000

Michael Starr, was a Canadian politician and the first Canadian cabinet minister of Ukrainian descent, his parents having emigrated from Halychyna (Galicia), then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and is now Western Ukraine.

Michael Stevens

born January 23rd, 1986

Michael David Stevens (born January 23, 1986) is an American educator, public speaker, entertainer, and editor best known for creating and hosting the education YouTube channel Vsauce. His channel initially released video game-related content until the popularity of his educational series DOT saw discussions of general interest become the focus of Vsauce, encompassing explanations of science, philosophy, culture, and illusion.

Michael Stewart

born July 12th, 1965

Michael Anthony Stewart (July 13, 1965, Atascadero, California) is a former American football safety who played seven seasons in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams. He then played three seasons for the Miami Dolphins.

Michael Stifel

died April 19th, 1567

Michael Stifel or Styfel was a German monk, Protestant reformer and mathematician. He was an Augustinian who became an early supporter of Martin Luther. He was later appointed professor of mathematics at Jena University.

Michael Stipe

born January 4th, 1960

John Michael Stipe is an American singer, songwriter and artist, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of alternative rock band R.E.M.

Michael Stone

born February 13th, 1978

Michael Ahmed Stone (born February 13, 1978) is a former American football safety. Stone was most recently a member of the New York Giants in the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the second round (54th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Memphis. He graduated with honors from the University of Memphis with a degree in Architecture.

Michael Stone (loyalist)

born April 2nd, 1955

Michael Anthony Stone is a British ex-member of the Ulster Defence Association, a loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland. He was convicted of three counts of murder committed at an IRA funeral in 1988. In 2000 he was released from prison on licence under the Good Friday Agreement. In November 2006, Stone was charged with attempted murder of Martin McGuinness and Gerry Adams, having been arrested attempting to enter the parliament buildings at Stormont while armed. He was convicted and sentenced in 2008 to a further 16 years' imprisonment, before being released on parole in 2021.

Michael Stuart Brown

born April 13th, 1941

Michael Stuart Brown ForMemRS NAS AAA&S APS is an American geneticist and Nobel laureate. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Joseph L. Goldstein in 1985 for describing the regulation of cholesterol metabolism.

Michael T. Weiss

born February 2nd, 1962

Michael Terry Weiss is an American actor known for his role as Jarod in the television series The Pretender and for his role in Days of Our Lives.

Michael T. Wright (university administrator)

born April 11th, 1947

Michael Thomas Wright PhD, FREng, FIEE, FIMechE, CMath, FIMA, CIMgt was a British academic who was the Vice-Chancellor of Aston University between 1996 and 2006.

Michael Tait

born May 18th, 1966

Michael DeWayne Tait is an American contemporary Christian music artist. Michael Tait met Toby McKeehan in 1984 when he was in high school. Both Toby and Michael met Kevin Max while attending Liberty University in the late 1980s, and together they formed four-time Grammy winning band DC Talk, with whom Michael Tait has released five acclaimed studio albums. Tait is the current lead singer of Newsboys, and one third of Christian rock group DC Talk. Tait also has had success in his solo career, founding a band called Tait in 1997. He toured as a solo act until 2007. He became lead singer of the Christian pop rock band Newsboys in 2009. Aside from singing, Tait is also a self-taught guitar player. Tait also has a sister Lynda Randle, who is a Southern Gospel singer.

Michael Talbott

born February 2nd, 1955

Michael Talbott is an American actor. He portrayed Detective Stanley Switek in the crime drama television series Miami Vice (1984–1989).

Michael Tarchaniota Marullus

died April 10th, 1500

Michael Tarchaniota Marullus was a Greek Renaissance scholar, Neo-Latin poet, humanist and soldier.

Michael Tejera

born October 18th, 1976

Michael Tejera (born October 18, 1976) is a former professional baseball pitcher and current pitching coach for the Harrisburg Senators. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Florida Marlins and Texas Rangers.

Michael Thomas

born March 17th, 1990

Michael Thomas (born March 17, 1990) is an American football safety for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Stanford. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2012.

Michael Tilson Thomas

born December 21st, 1944

Michael Tilson Thomas is an American conductor, pianist and composer. He is Artistic Director Laureate of the New World Symphony, an American orchestral academy based in Miami Beach, Florida, Music Director Laureate of the San Francisco Symphony, and Conductor Laureate of the London Symphony Orchestra.

Michael Timpson

born June 6th, 1967

Michael Dwain Timpson (born June 6, 1967) is a former American football player and sprinter.

Michael Tippett

born January 2nd, 1905

Sir Michael Kemp Tippett was an English composer who rose to prominence during and immediately after the Second World War. In his lifetime he was sometimes ranked with his contemporary Benjamin Britten as one of the leading British composers of the 20th century. Among his best-known works are the oratorio A Child of Our Time, the orchestral Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli, and the opera The Midsummer Marriage.

Michael Tucker (actor)

born February 6th, 1944

Michael Tucker is an American author and actor, widely known for his role in the television series L.A. Law (1986–1994), for which he received two Golden Globe nominations and three Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

Michael Turnbull (bishop)

born December 27th, 1935

Anthony Michael Arnold Turnbull is a retired Church of England bishop. He was ordained in 1961 and in 1988 he was consecrated as the Bishop of Rochester. In 1994, he became the Bishop of Durham until he retired in 2003. In his retirement, Turnbull continues "preaching and teaching and writing".
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