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Lee Maye

December 11th, 1934 - July 17th, 2002

Arthur Lee Maye (December 11, 1934 – July 17, 2002) was an American Major League Baseball player. He played eleven seasons in the majors as an outfielder for the Milwaukee Braves (1959–1965), Houston Astros (1965–1966), Cleveland Indians (1967–1969), Washington Senators (1969–1970), and Chicago White Sox (1970–1971). Maye was also well known as a rhythm & blues singer. He was the lead singer of the Los Angeles-based doo-wop group Arthur Lee Maye and the Crowns in the 1950s.

Lee Mazzilli

born March 25th, 1955

Lee Louis Mazzilli is an American professional baseball player, coach, and manager. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as an outfielder for the New York Mets, Texas Rangers, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Toronto Blue Jays from 1976 through 1989. He was an MLB All-Star in 1979. Mazzilli also managed the Baltimore Orioles from 2004 through 2005 and coached the Yankees from 2000 through 2003 and in 2006.

Lee Mears

born March 5th, 1979

Lee Mears is an English former professional rugby union player who played as a hooker. He played his club rugby for Bath from 1998 until his retirement in 2013. He also played for the England national team from 2004 to 2012; he earned 42 caps and played in two Rugby World Cups, and played for the British & Irish Lions on their 2009 tour to South Africa.

Lee Mendelson

born March 24th, 1933

Leland Maurice Mendelson was an American animation producer and executive producer of many Peanuts animated specials.

Lee Meriwether

born May 27th, 1935

Lee Ann Meriwether (born May 27, 1935) is an American actress, former model, and the winner of the Miss America 1955 pageant. She has appeared in many films and television shows, notably as Betty Jones, the title character's secretary and daughter-in-law in the 1970s crime drama Barnaby Jones starring Buddy Ebsen. The role earned her two Golden Globe Award nominations in 1975 and 1976, and an Emmy Award nomination in 1977. She is also known for her portrayal of Catwoman, replacing Julie Newmar in the film version of Batman (1966), and for a co-starring role on the science fiction series The Time Tunnel. Meriwether had a recurring role as Ruth Martin on the daytime soap opera All My Children until the end of the series in September 2011.

Lee Miller

born April 23rd, 1907

Elizabeth "Lee" Miller, Lady Penrose, was an American photographer and photojournalist. She was a fashion model in New York City in the 1920s before going to Paris, where she became a fashion and fine art photographer. During the Second World War, she was a war correspondent for Vogue, covering events such as the London Blitz, the liberation of Paris, and the concentration camps at Buchenwald and Dachau.

Lee Moran

died April 24th, 1961

Lee Moran was an American actor, film director, and screenwriter.

Lee Morgan

died February 19th, 1972

Edward Lee Morgan was an American jazz trumpeter and composer. One of the key hard bop musicians of the 1960s and a cornerstone of the Blue Note label, Morgan came to prominence in his late teens, recording with bandleaders like John Coltrane, Curtis Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Hank Mobley and Wayne Shorter, and playing in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers.

Lee Myung-bak

born December 19th, 1941

Lee Myung-bak often referred to by his initials MB, is a South Korean businessman and former politician who served as the 10th president of South Korea from 2008 to 2013. Before his presidency, he was the CEO of Hyundai Engineering and Construction, and the mayor of Seoul from 2002 to 2006.

Lee Na-young

born February 22nd, 1979

Lee Na-young is a South Korean actress. She is best known for her leading roles in television series such as Ruler of Your Own World (2002), Ireland (2004) and Romance Is a Bonus Book (2019), as well as the films Someone Special (2004) and Maundy Thursday (2006). Aside from acting, Lee is also known for appearing in numerous commercials.

Lee Newton

born April 13th, 1985

Ashley Rose Newton (born April 13, 1985), known professionally as Lee Newton, is an American actress, comedian and Web personality. She is a former co-host of the YouTube news channel SourceFed, as well as a regular performer of The Gym Comedy group. Newton studied theatre in college, and is an alumna of The Groundlings Sunday Company. Newton was a founding member of the production company and web-series known as The Valleyfolk, in which she was a co-host alongside fellow former SourceFed hosts Joe Bereta, Elliott Morgan, and Steve Zaragoza.

Lee Ok-sung

born February 7th, 1981

Lee Ok-Sung is a South Korean amateur boxer best known for winning the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships in the men's flyweight division.

Lee Oskar

born March 24th, 1948

Lee Oskar is a Danish harmonica player, notable for his contributions to the sound of the rock-funk fusion group War, which was formed by Howard E. Scott and Harold Brown, his solo work, and as a harmonica manufacturer. He continues to play with 3 other original War band members, Harold Brown, Howard Scott and B.B. Dickerson, under the name LowRider Band.

Lee Petty

March 14th, 1914 - April 5th, 2000

Lee Arnold Petty was an American stock car racing driver who competed during the 1950s and 1960s. He is the patriarch of the Petty racing family. He was one of the early pioneers of NASCAR and one of its first superstars. He was NASCAR's first three-time Cup champion. He is the father of Richard Petty, who went on to become the winningest driver in NASCAR Cup Series history and one of the most successful stock car racing drivers of all time. He is also the grandfather of Kyle Petty and great grandfather of Adam Petty.

Lee Philips

died March 3rd, 1999

Lee Philips was an American actor, film director, and television director.

Lee Radziwill

died February 15th, 2019

Caroline Lee Bouvier, later Canfield, Radziwiłł, and Ross, was an American socialite, public relations executive, and interior decorator. She was the younger sister of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis and sister-in-law of President John F. Kennedy.

Lee Reams

born August 23rd, 1942

Lee Roy Reams (born August 23, 1942) is an American musical theatre actor, singer, dancer, choreographer, and director.

Lee Remick

December 14th, 1935 - July 2nd, 1991

Lee Ann Remick (December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an American actress and singer. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for the film Days of Wine and Roses (1962), and for the 1966 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her Broadway theatre performance in Wait Until Dark.

Lee Rich

born December 19th, 1918

Lee Rich was an American film and television producer, who won the 1973 Outstanding Drama Series Emmy award for The Waltons as the producer. He is also known as the co-founder and former chairman of Lorimar Television.

Lee Richardson (speedway rider)

died May 13th, 2012

Lee Stewart Richardson was a British international motorcycle speedway rider.

Lee Ritenour

born January 11th, 1952

Lee Mack Ritenour is an American jazz guitarist who has been active since the late 1960s.

Lee Roache

born April 30th, 1984

Lee Daniel Roache is a retired English footballer who played as a striker. He played in the Football League for Barnet.

Lee Roy Jordan

born April 27th, 1941

Lee Roy Jordan is an American former professional football player who was a linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for the Alabama Crimson Tide under head coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, he played 14 years in the NFL for the Cowboys from 1963 to 1976. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983.

Lee Saltz

born September 25th, 1963

Lee Saltz (born September 25, 1963) is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League who played for the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots. Saltz also played in the Canadian Football League, the World League of American Football, and the Arena Football League.

Lee Scott (politician)

born April 6th, 1956

Lee Scott is a British Conservative Party politician. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ilford North from 2005 until his defeat at the 2015 general election. Scott is an officer of the Conservative Friends of Israel. In the 2021 Essex County Council election he was elected to the ward of Chigwell & Loughton Broadway.

Lee Seung-hoon (rapper)

born January 11th, 1992

Lee Seung-hoon, also known by the mononym Hoony, is a South Korean rapper, dancer and choreographer. His musical career began in 2011 as a contestant in the first installation of K-pop Star (2011–2012) where he caught the attention of YG Entertainment CEO Yang Hyun-suk – who later signed him under his agency. Lee debuted with Winner after the band competed and were titled as the victors of WIN: Who is Next (2013) on August 17, 2014.

Lee Sexton

born March 23rd, 1928

Lee Sexton was an American banjo player from Letcher County, Kentucky. He began playing the banjo at the age of eight and was proficient in the two-finger picking and "drop-thumb" (clawhammer) traditional styles of east Kentucky. He also sang and played fiddle. His Whoa Mule album includes recordings from a 1952 home recording with fiddler Fernando Lusk to recordings made in 2001. Four solo songs also appear on Smithsonian Folkways album Mountain Music of Kentucky.

Lee Shumway

born March 4th, 1884

Lee Shumway, born Leonard Charles Shumway, was an American actor. He appeared in more than 400 films between 1909 and 1953. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and died in Los Angeles, California.

Lee Soo-young

born April 12th, 1979

Lee Soo-young is a South Korean ballad singer. She debuted in 1999 with the hit album, I Believe, and quickly gained popularity due to her strong singing skills. During the mid-2000s, Lee was one of South Korea's best-selling singers, selling more than 700,000 albums in 2004 alone despite a recession in the music industry at the time.

Lee Stempniak

born February 4th, 1983

Lee Edward Stempniak is an American former professional ice hockey forward who played in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Winnipeg Jets, New Jersey Devils, Boston Bruins and Carolina Hurricanes.

Lee Stevens

born July 10th, 1967

DeWain Lee Stevens (born July 10, 1967) is a former first baseman and designated hitter drafted by the California Angels in 1986. A highly regarded prospect, Stevens batted .314 with 19 home runs for the Triple A Edmonton Trappers in 1991. The Angels considered him heir apparent to popular first baseman Wally Joyner. However, in parts of three seasons he hit only .225 with little power. Before his baseball career ended, Stevens played with the Kintetsu Buffaloes, Texas Rangers, Montreal Expos and Cleveland Indians.

Lee Strasberg

died February 17th, 1982

Lee Strasberg was an American theatre director, actor and acting teacher. He co-founded, with theatre directors Harold Clurman and Cheryl Crawford, the Group Theatre in 1931, which was hailed as "America's first true theatrical collective". In 1951, he became director of the nonprofit Actors Studio in New York City, considered "the nation's most prestigious acting school," and, in 1966, was involved in the creation of Actors Studio West in Los Angeles.
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