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
Larry BirdLarry Bird
7th December, American
Former Basketball Star

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21st October, American
 

Mel GibsonMel Gibson
3rd January, American
Actor

Bryan CranstonBryan Cranston
7th March, American
Actor, Director

Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25th June, American
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality
Lisa EmeryLisa Emery
29th January, American
Actress

Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz
4th October, Austrian, German
Actor

Mimi RogersMimi Rogers
27th January, American
Actress
Theresa MayTheresa May
1st October, British
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
29th February, American
Serial killer
Eric RobertsEric Roberts
18th April, American
Actor

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

Keith DavidKeith David
4th June, American
Actor

Bo DerekBo Derek
20th November, American
Actress

Sugar Ray LeonardSugar Ray Leonard
17th May, American
American professional boxer
Linda HamiltonLinda Hamilton
26th September, American
Actress

Kim CattrallKim Cattrall
21st August, Canadian, British
Actress

Tim DalyTim Daly
1st March, American
Actor

Larry HoganLarry Hogan
25th May, American
62nd Governor of Maryland
Bill MaherBill Maher
20th January, American
Talk Show Host

John Paul Getty IIIJohn Paul Getty III
4th November, American
Grandson of Jean Paul Getty
Charlie BakerCharlie Baker
13th November, American
72nd Governor of Massachusetts

Jerry HallJerry Hall
2nd July, American
Model, Actress

Steve BallmerSteve Ballmer
24th March, American
Former CEO of Microsoft
Danny BoyleDanny Boyle
20th October, British
Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer

John RobertsJohn Roberts
15th November, Canadian
Journalist
Cherry JonesCherry Jones
21st November, American
Actress

Joe MontanaJoe Montana
11th June, American
American Football Player

Steven BauerSteven Bauer
2nd December, American
Actor
Lisa NiemiLisa Niemi
26th May, American
Actress, Director

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

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

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

Bob SagetBob Saget
17th May, American
Stand-up Comedian
Luis GuzmánLuis Guzmán
28th August, Puerto Rican
Actor
Gary ColeGary Cole
20th September, American
Actor

Lars von TrierLars von Trier
30th April, Danish
Film-Maker

Maureen McCormickMaureen McCormick
5th August, American
Actress

Björn BorgBjörn Borg
6th June, Swedish
Tennis Player
David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield
16th September, American
American illusionist

Sela WardSela Ward
11th July, American
Actress

Delta BurkeDelta Burke
30th July, American
Actress

Cynthia RhodesCynthia Rhodes
21st November, American
Actress

Richard KindRichard Kind
22nd November, American
Actor
Randy JacksonRandy Jackson
23rd June, American
Bassist, Record Producer, Television Personality.

Kenny GKenny G
5th June, American
Saxophonist
Meg WhitmanMeg Whitman
4th August, American
CEO of NewTV

Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18th October, American
Former Tennis Champion

Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
26th August, Indian
Politician, Animal Rights Activist
Joy ManganoJoy Mangano
1st February, American
Entrepreneur

Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17th October, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space
Adam ArkinAdam Arkin
19th August, American
Actor

Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14th November, American
Lawyer

Kevin McNallyKevin McNally
27th April, British
Actor

Kelly CurtisKelly Curtis
17th June, American
Actress

Carlo UrbaniCarlo Urbani
19th October, Italian
Epidemiologist
Peter HookPeter Hook
13th February, British
singer

Ann DowdAnn Dowd
30th January, American
Actress

Joey ButtafuocoJoey Buttafuoco
11th March, American
 

Marsha Garces WilliamsMarsha Garces Williams
18th June, Filipino, American
Producer
Exene CervenkaExene Cervenka
1st February, American
Singer

Robby BensonRobby Benson
21st January, American
Actor
Mahmoud AhmadinejadMahmoud Ahmadinejad
28th October, Iranian
President of Iran

Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31st January, Dutch
Programmer

Richard KarnRichard Karn
17th February, American
Actor
Brett CullenBrett Cullen
26th August, American
Actor

Amanda BurtonAmanda Burton
10th October, British, Northern Irish
Actress
Brian BenbenBrian Benben
18th June, American
Actor

Lisa EilbacherLisa Eilbacher
5th May, Saudi Arabian
Actress

Michele BachmannMichele Bachmann
6th April, American
Former United States Representative
Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
14th September, British
Football Player

Tim McInnernyTim McInnerny
18th September, British
Actor
King DiamondKing Diamond
14th June, Danish
Heavy Metal Musician

Jackée HarryJackée Harry
14th August, American
Actress

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
12th January, American
Journalist

Paula ZahnPaula Zahn
24th February, American
Newscaster, Journalist
Melody Thomas ScottMelody Thomas Scott
18th April, American
Actress
Andy GoldsworthyAndy Goldsworthy
26th July, British
Sculptor & Photographer

Dorothy Stuart HamillDorothy Hamill
26th July, American
Figure Skater

Bonnie Lee BakleyBonnie Lee Bakley
7th June, American
Actor

Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29th September, British
Middle Distance Runner, Politician
Mitch VogelMitch Vogel
17th January, American
Former Child Actor

Catherine HicklandCatherine Hickland
11th February, American
Actress, Businesswoman, Author

Fred OttmanFred Ottman
10th August, American
Professional Wrestler

Koo StarkKoo Stark
26th April, American
Actress, Photographer

Debby Boone FerrerDebby Boone
22nd September, American
Singer, Actress
Chloe WebbChloe Webb
25th June, American
Actress

Arundhati BhattacharyaArundhati Bhattacharya
18th March, Indian
Former Banker
Sam BrownbackSam Brownback
11th September, American
46th Governor of Kansas

Michael HarneyMichael Harney
27th March, American
Actor
Hart BochnerHart Bochner
3rd October, Canadian
Actor
Dickson PoonDickson Poon
19th June, Hong Konger
Businessperson