Famous People Born In 1956

Discover the most famous people born in 1956. The list includes people like Carrie Fisher, Tom Hanks, Eric Roberts, Ellen DeGeneres, Mel Gibson and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, guitarists and journalists born in 1956. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Canada and many more countries.

Tom HanksTom Hanks
(Academy Award Winning Actor)

9th July

American

Theresa MayTheresa May
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)

1st October

British

Mel GibsonMel Gibson
(Actor)

3rd January

American

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher

21st October

American

Larry BirdLarry Bird
(Former Basketball Star)

7th December

American

Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
(Chef, Author, T.V. Personality)

25th June

American

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos

29th February

American

Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz
(Actor)

4th October

Austrian,German

Bryan CranstonBryan Cranston
(Actor, Director)

7th March

American

Eric RobertsEric Roberts
(Actor)

18th April

American

John Paul Getty IIIJohn Paul Getty III
(Grandson of Jean Paul Getty)

4th November

American

Mimi RogersMimi Rogers
(Actress)

27th January

American

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Linda HamiltonLinda Hamilton
(Actress)

26th September

American

Bill MaherBill Maher
(Talk Show Host)

20th January

American

Bo DerekBo Derek
(Actress)

20th November

American

Mae JemisonMae Jemison
(First African American Woman To Travel To Space)

17th October

American

Geena DavisGeena Davis
(Actress, Producer, Model)

21st January

American

Joe MontanaJoe Montana
(American Football Player)

11th June

American

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Steve BallmerSteve Ballmer
(Former CEO of Microsoft)

24th March

American

Jerry HallJerry Hall
(Model, Actress)

2nd July

American

Sela WardSela Ward
(Actress)

11th July

American

Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
(Politician, Animal Rights Activist)

26th August

Indian

Bob SagetBob Saget
(Stand-up Comedian)

17th May

American

GG AllinGG Allin
(Musician, Singer-Songwriter)

29th August

American

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Tim DalyTim Daly
(Actor)

1st March

American

John RobertsJohn Roberts
(Journalist)

15th November

Canadian

Gary ColeGary Cole
(Actor)

20th September

American

Kim CattrallKim Cattrall
(Actress)

21st August

Canadian,British

Sugar Ray LeonardSugar Ray Leonard
(American professional boxer)

17th May

American

Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
(Lawyer)

14th November

American

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Danny BoyleDanny Boyle
(Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer)

20th October

British

Alan RuckAlan Ruck
(Actor)

1st July

American

Lisa NiemiLisa Niemi
(Actress, Director)

26th May

American

Maureen McCormickMaureen McCormick
(Actress)

5th August

American

Keith DavidKeith David
(Actor)

4th June

American

Lars von TrierLars von Trier
(Film-Maker)

30th April

Danish

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Kenny GKenny G
(Saxophonist)

5th June

American

Dwight YoakamDwight Yoakam
(Singer)

23rd October

American

Cherry JonesCherry Jones
(Actress)

21st November

American

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
(Former Tennis Champion)

18th October

American

Melody Thomas ScottMelody Thomas Scott
(Actress)

18th April

American

Björn BorgBjörn Borg
(Tennis Player)

6th June

Swedish

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Randy JacksonRandy Jackson
(Bassist, Record Producer, Television Personality.)

23rd June

American

David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield
(American illusionist)

16th September

American

Richard KindRichard Kind
(Actor)

22nd November

American

Steven BauerSteven Bauer
(Actor)

2nd December

American

Carlo UrbaniCarlo Urbani
(Epidemiologist)

19th October

Italian

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
(Actress)

30th July

American

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Luis GuzmánLuis Guzmán
(Actor)

28th August

Puerto Rican

Larry HoganLarry Hogan
(62nd Governor of Maryland)

25th May

American

Richard KarnRichard Karn
(Actor)

17th February

American

Paula ZahnPaula Zahn
(Newscaster, Journalist)

24th February

American

Cynthia RhodesCynthia Rhodes
(Actress)

21st November

American

Joey ButtafuocoJoey Buttafuoco

11th March

American

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Mahmoud AhmadinejadMahmoud Ahmadinejad
(President of Iran)

28th October

Iranian

Michele BachmannMichele Bachmann
(Former United States Representative)

6th April

American

Tessa SandersonTessa Sanderson
(Olympic athlete)

14th March

American

Debby Boone FerrerDebby Boone
(Singer, Actress)

22nd September

American

Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
(Programmer)

31st January

Dutch

Joy ManganoJoy Mangano
(Entrepreneur)

1st February

American

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Tsai Ing-wenTsai Ing-wen
(President of Taiwan)

31st August

Taiwanese

King DiamondKing Diamond
(Heavy Metal Musician)

14th June

Danish

Bonnie Lee BakleyBonnie Lee Bakley
(Actor)

7th June

American

Kevin McNallyKevin McNally
(Actor)

27th April

British

Adam ArkinAdam Arkin
(Actor)

19th August

American

Kelly CurtisKelly Curtis
(Actress)

17th June

American

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Brian BenbenBrian Benben
(Actor)

18th June

American

Charlie BakerCharlie Baker
(72nd Governor of Massachusetts)

13th November

American

Dickson PoonDickson Poon
(Businessperson)

19th June

Hong Konger

Peter HookPeter Hook
(singer)

13th February

British

Dorothy Stuart HamillDorothy Hamill
(Figure Skater)

26th July

American

Joseph Steven LacobJoe Lacob
(Business Executive)

10th January

American

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Lisa EilbacherLisa Eilbacher
(Actress)

5th May

Saudi Arabian

Meg WhitmanMeg Whitman
(CEO of NewTV)

4th August

American

Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
(Middle Distance Runner, Politician)

29th September

British

Andy GoldsworthyAndy Goldsworthy
(Sculptor & Photographer)

26th July

British

Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
(Football Player)

14th September

British

Erwin BachErwin Bach
(Tina Turner's Husband)

24th January

German

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Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
(Actress, Businesswoman, Author)

11th February

American

Khaled MashalKhaled Mashal
(Political leader)

28th May

Jordanian

Sam BrownbackSam Brownback
(46th Governor of Kansas)

11th September

American

Ian Alexander Sr.Ian Alexander Sr.
(Regina King's Ex-husband)

8th April

Canadian

Andy GarciaAndy Garcia
(Actor)

12th April

Cuban

Stella ArroyaveStella Arroyave
(Actress)

20th March

Colombian

Pebe SebertPebe Sebert
(Singer-Songwriter)

17th March

American

Nora VolkowNora Volkow
(Psychiatrist)

27th March

Mexican

Sri Sri Ravi ShankarSri Sri Ravi Shankar
(Spiritual & humanitarian leader)

13th May

Indian

Almazbek AtambayevAlmazbek Atambayev
(4th President of Kyrgyzstan)

17th September

Kyrgyz

Mullah KrekarMullah Krekar
(Founder of the terrorist organization Ansar al-Islam)

7th July

Iraqi

Horacio CartesHoracio Cartes
(President of Paraguay)

5th July

Paraguayan

Rolandas PaksasRolandas Paksas
(Former President of Lithuania)

10th June

Lithuanian

Diandra LukerDiandra Luker
(Film Producer)

30th November

American

Nicanor DuarteNicanor Duarte
(Paraguayan Politician)

11th October

Paraguayan

Annabel BowlenAnnabel Bowlen
(Wife of Pat Bowlen)

30th November

Canadian

Dalia GrybauskaitėDalia Grybauskaitė
(President of Lithuania)

1st March

Lithuanian

Matthew Adam GarberMatthew Adam Garber
(Child Actor)

25th March

British

La Toya JacksonLa Toya Jackson
(Singer, Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Dancer, Model)

29th May

American

Anil KapoorAnil Kapoor
(actor,film producer)

24th December

Indian

Dana DelanyDana Delany
(Actress)

13th March

American