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
9th July, American
Academy Award Winning Actor
Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25th June, American
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality

Mel GibsonMel Gibson
3rd January, American
Actor

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21st October, American
 

John RobertsJohn Roberts
15th November, Canadian
Journalist

Bryan CranstonBryan Cranston
7th March, American
Actor, Director
Bo DerekBo Derek
20th November, American
Actress

Larry BirdLarry Bird
7th December, American
Former Basketball Star

Geena DavisGeena Davis
21st January, American
Actress, Producer, Model
Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
29th February, American
Serial killer

Mimi RogersMimi Rogers
27th January, American
Actress
Eric RobertsEric Roberts
18th April, American
Actor

Keith DavidKeith David
4th June, American
Actor

Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz
4th October, Austrian, German
Actor

John Paul Getty IIIJohn Paul Getty III
4th November, American
Grandson of Jean Paul Getty

Linda HamiltonLinda Hamilton
26th September, American
Actress
Cherry JonesCherry Jones
21st November, American
Actress

David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield
16th September, American
American illusionist

Kim CattrallKim Cattrall
21st August, Canadian, British
Actress

Jerry HallJerry Hall
2nd July, American
Model, Actress
Tim DalyTim Daly
1st March, American
Actor

Björn BorgBjörn Borg
6th June, Swedish
Tennis Player
Theresa MayTheresa May
1st October, British
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Steve BallmerSteve Ballmer
24th March, American
Former CEO of Microsoft

Alan RuckAlan Ruck
1st July, American
Actor
Dwight YoakamDwight Yoakam
23rd October, American
Singer

Lisa NiemiLisa Niemi
26th May, American
Actress, Director
Bob SagetBob Saget
17th May, American
Stand-up Comedian

Bill MaherBill Maher
20th January, American
Talk Show Host

Sugar Ray LeonardSugar Ray Leonard
17th May, American
American professional boxer
Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14th November, American
Lawyer

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Steven BauerSteven Bauer
2nd December, American
Actor
Gary ColeGary Cole
20th September, American
Actor

GG AllinGG Allin
29th August, American
Musician, Singer-Songwriter

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18th October, American
Former Tennis Champion

Lars von TrierLars von Trier
30th April, Danish
Film-Maker
Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
26th August, Indian
Politician, Animal Rights Activist
Sela WardSela Ward
11th July, American
Actress

Maureen McCormickMaureen McCormick
5th August, American
Actress

Danny BoyleDanny Boyle
20th October, British
Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer

Luis GuzmánLuis Guzmán
28th August, Puerto Rican
Actor
Kenny GKenny G
5th June, American
Saxophonist

Larry HoganLarry Hogan
25th May, American
62nd Governor of Maryland

Lisa EmeryLisa Emery
29th January, American
Actress

Charlie BakerCharlie Baker
13th November, American
72nd Governor of Massachusetts

Cynthia RhodesCynthia Rhodes
21st November, American
Actress
Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30th July, American
Actress

Tsai Ing-wenTsai Ing-wen
31st August, Taiwanese
President of Taiwan
Kevin McNallyKevin McNally
27th April, British
Actor

Jamie DimonJamie Dimon
13th March, American
CEO of JPMorgan Chase

Meg WhitmanMeg Whitman
4th August, American
CEO of NewTV
Randy JacksonRandy Jackson
23rd June, American
Bassist, Record Producer, Television Personality.

Joe MontanaJoe Montana
11th June, American
American Football Player
Richard KarnRichard Karn
17th February, American
Actor

Marsha Garces WilliamsMarsha Garces Williams
18th June, Filipino, American
Producer

Richard KindRichard Kind
22nd November, American
Actor

Joy ManganoJoy Mangano
1st February, American
Entrepreneur

Amanda BurtonAmanda Burton
10th October, British, Northern Irish
Actress
Adam ArkinAdam Arkin
19th August, American
Actor

Kelly CurtisKelly Curtis
17th June, American
Actress

Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31st January, Dutch
Programmer

Joey ButtafuocoJoey Buttafuoco
11th March, American
 
Koo StarkKoo Stark
26th April, American
Actress, Photographer

Patsy RamseyPatsy Ramsey
29th December, American
Beauty Pageant Winner
Robby BensonRobby Benson
21st January, American
Actor

Ann DowdAnn Dowd
30th January, American
Actress

Melody Thomas ScottMelody Thomas Scott
18th April, American
Actress
Mahmoud AhmadinejadMahmoud Ahmadinejad
28th October, Iranian
President of Iran

Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17th October, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space
Brett CullenBrett Cullen
26th August, American
Actor

Lisa EilbacherLisa Eilbacher
5th May, Saudi Arabian
Actress

Exene CervenkaExene Cervenka
1st February, American
Singer
Michele BachmannMichele Bachmann
6th April, American
Former United States Representative

Peter HookPeter Hook
13th February, British
singer
Brian BenbenBrian Benben
18th June, American
Actor

Jackée HarryJackée Harry
14th August, American
Actress

Chloe WebbChloe Webb
25th June, American
Actress

Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29th September, British
Middle Distance Runner, Politician
King DiamondKing Diamond
14th June, Danish
Heavy Metal Musician
Tim McInnernyTim McInnerny
18th September, British
Actor

Debby Boone FerrerDebby Boone
22nd September, American
Singer, Actress

Paula ZahnPaula Zahn
24th February, American
Newscaster, Journalist

Dorothy Stuart HamillDorothy Hamill
26th July, American
Figure Skater
Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
11th February, American
Actress, Businesswoman, Author

Fred OttmanFred Ottman
10th August, American
Professional Wrestler

Bonnie Lee BakleyBonnie Lee Bakley
7th June, American
Actor

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
12th January, American
Journalist

Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
14th September, British
Football Player
Sam BrownbackSam Brownback
11th September, American
46th Governor of Kansas

Dean BaquetDean Baquet
21st September, American
Journalist
Stepfanie KramerStepfanie Kramer
6th August, American
Actress

Andy GoldsworthyAndy Goldsworthy
26th July, British
Sculptor & Photographer
Hart BochnerHart Bochner
3rd October, Canadian
Actor
Andrea LevyAndrea Levy
7th March, British
Author