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
133
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
112
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
62
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
39
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
23
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
44
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
15
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
39
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Died: October 6, 2020
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Billy Bob Thornton
(Best Known for Directing, Writing and Starring in the 1996 Drama Film 'Sling Blade')
Billy Bob Thornton
19
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States
 10 
J. K. Simmons
(One of the Most Prolific and Well-Established Character Actors of His Generation)
J. K. Simmons
19
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
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Reba McEntire
20
Listed In: Country Singers
Birthdate: 28th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: McAlester, Oklahoma, United States
 12 
Tim Berners-Lee
(Computer Scientist and Inventor of the World Wide Web)
Tim Berners-Lee
27
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
26
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 31st March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
 14 
Bill Paxton
(Actor and Filmmaker Best Known for His TV Series 'Big Love')
Bill Paxton
26
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: February 25, 2017
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Howie Mandel
(Host of The Popular NBC Game Show 'Deal or No Deal')
Howie Mandel
14
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Willowdale, Toronto, Canada
 16 
John Roberts
(17th Chief Justice of the United States)
John Roberts
20
Listed In: Chief Justices
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
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Donatella Versace
(Fashion Designer and Chief Creative Designer of the Luxury Fashion House 'Versace')
Donatella Versace
27
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 2nd May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy
 18 
Jimmy Smits
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Victor Sifuentes’ in the TV Series ‘L.A. Law’)
Jimmy Smits
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Whoopi Goldberg
(Actress, Comedian and Host; Best Known for Her Role in 'The Color Purple' and 'Ghost')
Whoopi Goldberg
64
Birthdate: 13th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chelsea, New York, United States
 20 
Brendan Gleeson
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Role as ‘Alastor Moody’ in the ‘Harry Potter’ Films)
Brendan Gleeson
12
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Gary Sinise
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Blue Island, Illinois, United States
Billy Idol
9
Listed In: Rock Musicians
Birthdate: 30th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stanmore, Middlesex, England, UK
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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
 24 
Dawood Ibrahim
(Criminal)
Dawood Ibrahim
66
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 27th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Khed Ratnagiri, Bombay State
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 25 
Tommy Wiseau
(Actor, Filmmaker)
Tommy Wiseau
11
Birthdate: 3rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poznań
 26 
Jeff Daniels
16
Birthdate: 19th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States
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 27 
Kelsey Grammer
(Actor, Producer, Director)
Kelsey Grammer
9
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
 28 
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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Maria Shriver
(Former First Lady of California (2003 - 2011) and Ex-Wife of Actor 'Arnold Schwarzenegger')
Maria Shriver
13
Birthdate: 6th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 30 
Akira Toriyama
(Japanese Manga Artist)
Akira Toriyama
8
Listed In: Artists
Birthdate: 5th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
 31 
Yo-Yo Ma
(American Grammy-Award Winning Cellist )
Yo-Yo Ma
8
Listed In: Violinists
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
 32 
Wayne Knight
5
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 33 
John Grisham
(American writer)
John Grisham
4
Listed In: Novelists
Birthdate: 8th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas
 34 
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
7
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
 35 
Iman Abdulmajid
(Somali Model, Actress, Philanthropist and Widow of Rock Musician David Bowie )
Iman Abdulmajid
13
Listed In: Models
Birthdate: 25th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia
 36 
Debra Winger
(Best Known for Her Academy Award Nominated Films: 'An Officer and a Gentleman', 'Terms of Endearment' and 'Shadowlands')
Debra Winger
12
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights
 37 
Gilbert Gottfried
(Stand-up comedian, Actor)
Gilbert Gottfried
5
Listed In:
Birthdate: 28th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 2022
 38 
Michael Rooker
(Actor Known for His Roles as Henry in 'Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer')
Michael Rooker
10
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 6th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jasper, Alabama, United States
 39 
Laurie Metcalf
12
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Carbondale, Illinois
 40 
Al-Waleed bin Talal
(Business magnate)
Al-Waleed bin Talal
22
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Riyadh
 41 
Moses Malone
(Basketball player)
Moses Malone
6
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: September 13, 2015
 42 
Tony Dungy
(American Football Player & Coach)
Tony Dungy
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 6th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan, United States
 43 
Indra Nooyi
(Former Chairperson & CEO of PepsiCo)
Indra Nooyi
13
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 28th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
 44 
Kate Mulgrew
(Actress and Author)
Kate Mulgrew
9
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dubuque, Iowa, United States
 45 
Marcelo Bielsa
(Football Manager)
Marcelo Bielsa
11
Birthdate: 21st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
 46 
Dana Carvey
(Best Known for His Work as a Cast Member on TV Show 'Saturday Night Live')
Dana Carvey
3
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Missoula, Montana, United States
 47 
Jane Kaczmarek
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ and ‘Equal Justice’)
Jane Kaczmarek
7
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
 48 
Chow Yun-Fat
(Actor know for action heroic bloodshed films A Better Tomorrow, The Killer, and Hard Boiled)
Chow Yun-Fat
3
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
3
Birthdate: 19th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 50 
Diane Downs
(American Criminal Who Murdererd Her Daughter and Attempted to Murder Her Other Two Children)
Diane Downs
13
Listed In: Murderers
Birthdate: 7th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States