Famous People Born In 1955

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Discover the most famous people born in 1955. The list includes people like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Kelsey Grammer, Jeff Daniels, Rowan Atkinson and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, guitarists and composers born in 1955. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Australia and many more countries.
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 1 
Bill Gates
(Co-Founder of Microssoft)
Bill Gates
167
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 2 
Steve Jobs
(Co-Founder, Former Chairman and CEO of 'Apple')
Steve Jobs
134
Birthdate: 24th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: October 5, 2011
 3 
Rowan Atkinson
(Actor & Comedian Best Known for His Role in the Sitcom 'Mr Bean')
Rowan Atkinson
77
Birthdate: 6th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: County Durham, England, United Kingdom
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Bruce Willis
(One of the Highest Grossing Actors of Hollywood Best Known for His Action Movies)
Bruce Willis
43
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Idar-Oberstein, Germany
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Willem Dafoe
(American Actor Who is Known for Portraying Several Real-Life Figures)
Willem Dafoe
27
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
 6 
Kevin Costner
(American Actor and Director Known for His Academy-Award Winning Movie 'Dances with Wolves')
Kevin Costner
54
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lynwood, California, United States
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Bill Nye
(Best Known as the Host of the Science TV Show ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’)
Bill Nye
19
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 8 
Eddie Van Halen
(Guitarist and Keyboardist of the Rock Band Van Halen)
Eddie Van Halen
48
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: October 6, 2020
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J. K. Simmons
(One of the Most Prolific and Well-Established Character Actors of His Generation)
J. K. Simmons
23
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
 10 
Reba McEntire
(One of the Most Popular Female Country Vocal Artists of the Late 20th Century)
Reba McEntire
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: McAlester, Oklahoma, United States
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Billy Bob Thornton
(Best Known for Directing, Writing and Starring in the 1996 Drama Film 'Sling Blade')
Billy Bob Thornton
24
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
 12 
Tim Berners-Lee
(Computer Scientist and Inventor of the World Wide Web)
Tim Berners-Lee
34
Birthdate: 8th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
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Angus Young
(Co-Founder and Lead Guitarist for the Hard Rock Band 'AC/DC')
Angus Young
35
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
 14 
Howie Mandel
(Host of The Popular NBC Game Show 'Deal or No Deal')
Howie Mandel
18
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Willowdale, Toronto, Canada
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Bill Paxton
(Actor and Filmmaker Best Known for His TV Series 'Big Love')
Bill Paxton
27
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: February 25, 2017
 16 
Jimmy Smits
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Victor Sifuentes’ in the TV Series ‘L.A. Law’)
Jimmy Smits
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Billy Idol
(British-American Singer Who was the Lead Singer of the English Punk Rock Band 'Generation X')
Billy Idol
10
Listed In: Rock Musicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stanmore, Middlesex, England, UK
 18 
Gary Sinise
9
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Blue Island, Illinois, United States
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Gilbert Gottfried
(Stand-up comedian, Actor)
Gilbert Gottfried
5
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Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 2022
 20 
Brendan Gleeson
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Role as ‘Alastor Moody’ in the ‘Harry Potter’ Films)
Brendan Gleeson
14
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Donatella Versace
(Fashion Designer and Chief Creative Designer of the Luxury Fashion House 'Versace')
Donatella Versace
34
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy
 22 
John Roberts
(17th Chief Justice of the United States)
John Roberts
28
Listed In: Chief Justices
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
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Jeff Daniels
(Actor, Comedian and Musician Known for His Films: ‘The Newsroom’ and ‘Godless’)
Jeff Daniels
17
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States
 24 
Miguel Ferrer
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Bob Morton’ in the Film ‘RoboCop’)
Miguel Ferrer
9
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 7th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: January 19, 2017
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Akira Toriyama
(Japanese Manga Artist)
Akira Toriyama
9
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
 26 
Marina Sirtis
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Deanna Troi’ in the TV Series ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’)
Marina Sirtis
3
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
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Leslie Jordan
(Writer and TV actor who received an Emmy Award for his role as Beverley Leslie on the hit series Will & Grace in 2006)
Leslie Jordan
10
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
 28 
Wayne Knight
9
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
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Tommy Wiseau
(Actor, Filmmaker)
Tommy Wiseau
13
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poznań
 30 
Yo-Yo Ma
(American Grammy-Award Winning Cellist )
Yo-Yo Ma
13
Listed In: Violinists
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
 31 
Maria Shriver
(Former First Lady of California (2003 - 2011) and Ex-Wife of Actor 'Arnold Schwarzenegger')
Maria Shriver
17
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 32 
Kelsey Grammer
(Actor, Producer, Director)
Kelsey Grammer
12
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
 33 
Whoopi Goldberg
(Actress, Comedian and Host; Best Known for Her Role in 'The Color Purple' and 'Ghost')
Whoopi Goldberg
82
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chelsea, New York, United States
 34 
John Grisham
(American writer)
John Grisham
4
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas
 35 
Debra Winger
(Best Known for Her Academy Award Nominated Films 'An Officer and a Gentleman', 'Terms of Endearment' and 'Shadowlands')
Debra Winger
14
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights
 36 
Tony Dungy
(American Former Football Safety & Coach Who Served as a Head Coach for 'Tampa Bay Buccaneers' and 'Indianapolis Colts')
Tony Dungy
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan, United States
 37 
Clarence Gilyard
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moses Lake, Washington
 38 
Moses Malone
(Basketball player)
Moses Malone
6
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: September 13, 2015
 39 
Iman Abdulmajid
(Somali Model, Actress, Philanthropist and Widow of Rock Musician David Bowie )
Iman Abdulmajid
14
Listed In: Models
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia
 40 
Laurie Metcalf
13
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Carbondale, Illinois
 41 
Dana Carvey
(Best Known for His Work as a Cast Member on TV Show 'Saturday Night Live')
Dana Carvey
4
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Missoula, Montana, United States
 42 
Jane Kaczmarek
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ and ‘Equal Justice’)
Jane Kaczmarek
11
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
 43 
Michael Rooker
(Actor Known for His Roles as Henry in 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer')
Michael Rooker
14
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jasper, Alabama, United States
 44 
Kate Mulgrew
(Actress and Author)
Kate Mulgrew
11
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dubuque, Iowa, United States
 45 
Keith Whitley
(Country Music Singer and Songwriter.)
Keith Whitley
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 9, 1989
 46 
Marcelo Bielsa
(Argentine Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Defender)
Marcelo Bielsa
15
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
 47 
Rosanne Cash
(Country Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Breakout Single 'Seven Year Ache')
Rosanne Cash
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 24th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
 48 
Chow Yun-Fat
(Actor know for action heroic bloodshed films A Better Tomorrow, The Killer, and Hard Boiled)
Chow Yun-Fat
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 18th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lamma Island, Hong Kong
 49 
Peter Gallagher
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Sandy Cohen’ in the TV Drama Series ‘The O.C’)
Peter Gallagher
5
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 50 
Ludovico Einaudi
(Italian Pianist and Composer Known for His Albums ‘I Giorni’, ‘Nightbook’ and ‘In a Time Lapse’)
Ludovico Einaudi
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 23rd November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy