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 Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks
28
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concord, California, United States

 2 Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson
29
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 3rd January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States

 3 Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher
22
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: December 27, 2016
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 4 Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain
25
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Celebrity Chef, TV Personality
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 8, 2018
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 5 Aileen Wuornos

Aileen Wuornos
33
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 29th February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochester, Michigan, United States
Died: October 9, 2002

 6 Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall
8
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
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 7 Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz
15
Listed In: Directors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
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 8 Alan Ruck

Alan Ruck
4
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
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 9 Geena Davis

Geena Davis
15
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wareham, Massachusetts, United States

 10 Gary Cole

Gary Cole
4
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 20th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
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 11 Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston
8
Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States

 12 Joe Montana

Joe Montana
5
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Eagle, Pennsylvania, United States
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 13 Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts
9
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States

 14 Bo Derek

Bo Derek
39
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
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 15 Larry Bird

Larry Bird
13
Famous As: Former Basketball Star
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States

 16 Rita Wilson

Rita Wilson
4
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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 17 Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall
8
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gonzales, Texas, United States

 18 Mimi Rogers

Mimi Rogers
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coral Gables, Florida, United States
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 19 Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol
7
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor, Film director, Film producer
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Delhi

 20 Mickey Rourke

Mickey Rourke
10
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
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 21 Cherry Jones

Cherry Jones
7
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, Tennessee, United States

 22 John Lydon

John Lydon
8
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: 31st January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Holloway, London, England
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 23 Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor
6
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 24th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay State, India

 24 Keith David

Keith David
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
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 25 Bill Maher

Bill Maher
22
Famous As: Comedian, Talk Show Host
Birthdate: 20th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 26 Theresa May

Theresa May
15
Listed In: Prime Ministers
Famous As: Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
Birthdate: 1st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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 27 GG Allin

GG Allin
7
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lancaster
Died: June 28, 1993

 28 Gulshan Kumar

Gulshan Kumar
8
Famous As: Businessperson, Film producer
Birthdate: 5th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
Died: August 12, 1997
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 29 Andy Garcia

Andy Garcia
3
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 12th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

 30 Linda Hamilton

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

 31 Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane
4
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

 32 Imelda Staunton

Imelda Staunton
11
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 9th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Archway, London

 33 Nandamuri Harikrishna

Nandamuri Harikrishna
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Actor
Birthdate: 2nd September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nimmakuru

 34 Kenny G

Kenny G
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist
Birthdate: 5th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

 35 Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard
2
Listed In: Public Speakers
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

 36 William Fichtner

William Fichtner
2
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 27th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

 37 Tim Daly

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

 38 Randy Rhoads

Randy Rhoads
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Musician, Classical guitarist
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica
Died: March 19, 1982

 39 Sinbad

Sinbad
3
Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: 10th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States

 40 Ian Curtis

Ian Curtis
3
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stretford
Died: May 18, 1980

 41 David Copperfield

David Copperfield
4
Listed In: Magicians
Famous As: American illusionist
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Metuchen, New Jersey, United States

 42 Richard Madeley

Richard Madeley
0
Famous As: TV Presenters
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Romford, Essex, England, UK

 43 Kelly Curtis

Kelly Curtis
1
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 17th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States

 44 Danny Boyle

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

 45 Lisa Niemi

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

 46 David Sedaris

David Sedaris
4
Famous As: Humorist
Birthdate: 26th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Johnson City, New York, United States

 47 Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier
2
Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lyngby, Denmark

 48 Tsai Ing-wen

Tsai Ing-wen
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Taiwan (Since 2016)
Birthdate: 31st August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan

 49 Shashi Tharoor

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

 50 John Paul Getty III

John Paul Getty III
16
Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Grandson of Jean Paul Getty
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died: February 5, 2011