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.

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21st October, American
 
Tom HanksTom Hanks
9th July, American
Academy Award Winning Actor

Mel GibsonMel Gibson
3rd January, American
Actor

Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25th June, American
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
29th February, American
Serial killer

Bryan CranstonBryan Cranston
7th March, American
Actor, Director
Theresa MayTheresa May
1st October, British
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Linda HamiltonLinda Hamilton
26th September, American
Actress

Geena DavisGeena Davis
21st January, American
Actress, Producer, Model

Mimi RogersMimi Rogers
27th January, American
Actress
Joe MontanaJoe Montana
11th June, American
American Football Player

Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz
4th October, Austrian, German
Actor
Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
26th August, Indian
Politician, Animal Rights Activist

Eric RobertsEric Roberts
18th April, American
Actor

John Paul Getty IIIJohn Paul Getty III
4th November, American
Grandson of Jean Paul Getty
Larry BirdLarry Bird
7th December, American
Former Basketball Star

John RobertsJohn Roberts
15th November, Canadian
Journalist
Bo DerekBo Derek
20th November, American
Actress

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

Joey ButtafuocoJoey Buttafuoco
11th March, American
 
Keith DavidKeith David
4th June, American
Actor

GG AllinGG Allin
29th August, American
Musician, Singer-Songwriter
Joseph Steven LacobJoe Lacob
10th January, American
Business Executive

Jerry HallJerry Hall
2nd July, American
Model, Actress

Kim CattrallKim Cattrall
21st August, Canadian, British
Actress

Bill MaherBill Maher
20th January, American
Talk Show Host
Dwight YoakamDwight Yoakam
23rd October, American
Singer
Gary ColeGary Cole
20th September, American
Actor

Sela WardSela Ward
11th July, American
Actress

Björn BorgBjörn Borg
6th June, Swedish
Tennis Player

David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield
16th September, American
American illusionist
Kenny GKenny G
5th June, American
Saxophonist

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Tim DalyTim Daly
1st March, American
Actor

Robby BensonRobby Benson
21st January, American
Actor

Cherry JonesCherry Jones
21st November, American
Actress

Alan RuckAlan Ruck
1st July, American
Actor
Danny BoyleDanny Boyle
20th October, British
Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer

Bob SagetBob Saget
17th May, American
Stand-up Comedian
Sugar Ray LeonardSugar Ray Leonard
17th May, American
American professional boxer

Maureen McCormickMaureen McCormick
5th August, American
Actress

Lars von TrierLars von Trier
30th April, Danish
Film-Maker
Lisa NiemiLisa Niemi
26th May, American
Actress, Director

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
12th January, American
Journalist
Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30th July, American
Actress

Adam ArkinAdam Arkin
19th August, American
Actor

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

Steven BauerSteven Bauer
2nd December, American
Actor

Ann DowdAnn Dowd
30th January, American
Actress
Randy JacksonRandy Jackson
23rd June, American
Bassist, Record Producer, Television Personality.

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18th October, American
Former Tennis Champion

Tsai Ing-wenTsai Ing-wen
31st August, Taiwanese
President of Taiwan

Cynthia RhodesCynthia Rhodes
21st November, American
Actress
Brett CullenBrett Cullen
26th August, American
Actor

Richard KindRichard Kind
22nd November, American
Actor
Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17th October, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space

Luis GuzmánLuis Guzmán
28th August, Puerto Rican
Actor

Chloe WebbChloe Webb
25th June, American
Actress
Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31st January, Dutch
Programmer

Richard KarnRichard Karn
17th February, American
Actor
Brian BenbenBrian Benben
18th June, American
Actor

Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14th November, American
Lawyer

Mahmoud AhmadinejadMahmoud Ahmadinejad
28th October, Iranian
President of Iran
Bonnie Lee BakleyBonnie Lee Bakley
7th June, American
Actor

Joy ManganoJoy Mangano
1st February, American
Entrepreneur
Kevin McNallyKevin McNally
27th April, British
Actor

King DiamondKing Diamond
14th June, Danish
Heavy Metal Musician

Michele BachmannMichele Bachmann
6th April, American
Former United States Representative

Larry HoganLarry Hogan
25th May, American
62nd Governor of Maryland
Peter HookPeter Hook
13th February, British
singer
Debby Boone FerrerDebby Boone
22nd September, American
Singer, Actress

Koo StarkKoo Stark
26th April, American
Actress, Photographer

Paula ZahnPaula Zahn
24th February, American
Newscaster, Journalist

Melody Thomas ScottMelody Thomas Scott
18th April, American
Actress
Kelly CurtisKelly Curtis
17th June, American
Actress

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

Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29th September, British
Middle Distance Runner, Politician

Dorothy Stuart HamillDorothy Hamill
26th July, American
Figure Skater

Meg WhitmanMeg Whitman
4th August, American
CEO of NewTV
Amanda BurtonAmanda Burton
10th October, British, Northern Irish
Actress

Mike ZimmerMike Zimmer
5th June, American
American Football Coach
Michael HarneyMichael Harney
27th March, American
Actor

Lisa EilbacherLisa Eilbacher
5th May, Saudi Arabian
Actress

Erwin BachErwin Bach
24th January, German
Tina Turner's Husband
Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
11th February, American
Actress, Businesswoman, Author

Andy GoldsworthyAndy Goldsworthy
26th July, British
Sculptor & Photographer
Dickson PoonDickson Poon
19th June, Hong Konger
Businessperson

Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
14th September, British
Football Player

Arundhati BhattacharyaArundhati Bhattacharya
18th March, Indian
Former Banker

Ian Alexander Sr.Ian Alexander Sr.
8th April, Canadian
Regina King's Ex-husband
Sam BrownbackSam Brownback
11th September, American
46th Governor of Kansas

Hart BochnerHart Bochner
3rd October, Canadian
Actor
Mitch VogelMitch Vogel
17th January, American
Former Child Actor

Andy GarciaAndy Garcia
12th April, Cuban
Actor
Dalia GrybauskaitėDalia Grybauskaitė
1st March, Lithuanian
President of Lithuania

Stella ArroyaveStella Arroyave
20th March, Colombian
Actress
Khaled MashalKhaled Mashal
28th May, Jordanian
Political leader