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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain.
15
Listed In: Chefs
Famous As: Chef, Author, T.V. Personality
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 8, 2018

 2 Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks.
15
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concord, California, United States
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 3 Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson.
12
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States

 4 Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher.
10
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: December 27, 2016
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 5 Bo Derek

Bo Derek.
22
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

 6 Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston.
6
Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
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 7 Mimi Rogers

Mimi Rogers.
4
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coral Gables, Florida, United States
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 8 Larry Bird

Larry Bird.
7
Famous As: Former Basketball Star
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States
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 9 Geena Davis

Geena Davis.
12
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress, Producer, Model
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wareham

 10 Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz.
9
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna
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 11 Aileen Wuornos

Aileen Wuornos.
15
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 29th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Troy, Michigan, United States
Died: October 9, 2002

 12 Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova.
7
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Former Tennis Champion
Birthdate: 18th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechoslovakia
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 13 Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall.
3
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mossley Hill

 14 Björn Borg

Björn Borg.
4
Listed In: Tennis Players
Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: 6th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
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 15 Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts.
6
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States

 16 Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay State, India
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 17 Cherry Jones

Cherry Jones.
3
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, Tennessee, United States

 18 Keith David

Keith David.
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
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 19 Rita Wilson

Rita Wilson
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 20 Bill Maher

Bill Maher.
9
Listed In: Talk Show Hosts
Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
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 21 Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall.
4
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gonzales, Texas, United States

 22 Andy Garcia

Andy Garcia.
2
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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 23 Linda Hamilton

Linda Hamilton.
6
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salisbury, Maryland, United States

 24 Alan Ruck

Alan Ruck.
4
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
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 25 Imelda Staunton

Imelda Staunton
5
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Archway, London

 26 Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam.
1
Listed In: Country Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pikeville, Kentucky, U.S.
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 27 Gary Cole

Gary Cole.
1
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Park Ridge, Illinois, United States

 28 Michael Biehn

Michael Biehn
4
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anniston
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 29 Tim Daly

Tim Daly.
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City

 30 Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol
4
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor, Film director, Film producer
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Delhi

 31 Betty Ong

Betty Ong
0
Listed In: Aviators
Famous As: Flight attendant
Birthdate: 5th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: September 11, 2001

 32 William Fichtner

William Fichtner
1
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: East Meadow

 33 Theresa May

Theresa May.
9
Listed In: Prime Ministers
Famous As: Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Eastbourne, United Kingdom

 34 Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane
3
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

 35 Ian Curtis

Ian Curtis
2
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stretford
Died: May 18, 1980

 36 Mani Ratnam

Mani Ratnam
4
Famous As: Film producer, Film director, Actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: 2nd June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

 37 Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville
3
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 12th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK

 38 Dana Delany

Dana Delany
2
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City

 39 Lisa Niemi

Lisa Niemi.
3
Famous As: Actress, Director
Birthdate: 26th May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas

 40 David E. Kelley

David E. Kelley.
2
Listed In: Screenwriters
Famous As: Television Writer
Birthdate: 4th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Waterville, Maine, United States

 41 Bob Saget

Bob Saget.
3
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia

 42 Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: 9th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London

 43 John Lydon

John Lydon
5
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Television presenter, Film actor, Lyricist, Actor, Singer
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London

 44 Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer.
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former CEO of Microsoft
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit

 45 Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle.
2
Famous As: Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer
Birthdate: 20th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Radcliffe

 46 Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard.
2
Listed In: Boxers
Famous As: American professional boxer
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rocky Mount

 47 GG Allin

GG Allin.
5
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lancaster
Died: June 28, 1993

 48 Gulshan Kumar

Gulshan Kumar
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Famous As: Businessperson, Film producer
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
Died: August 12, 1997

 49 John Paul Getty III

John Paul Getty III.
6
Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Grandson of Jean Paul Getty
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died: February 5, 2011

 50 Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier.
2
Famous As: Film-Maker
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kongens Lyngby, Denmark