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
Theresa MayTheresa May
1st October, British
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

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

Mel GibsonMel Gibson
3rd January, American
Actor

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21st October, American
 

Bryan CranstonBryan Cranston
7th March, American
Actor, Director
Linda HamiltonLinda Hamilton
26th September, American
Actress

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

Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz
4th October, Austrian, German
Actor

Larry BirdLarry Bird
7th December, American
Former Basketball Star
Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova
18th October, American
Former Tennis Champion

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
29th February, American
 
Mimi RogersMimi Rogers
27th January, American
Actress

Björn BorgBjörn Borg
6th June, Swedish
Tennis Player

Steve BallmerSteve Ballmer
24th March, American
Former CEO of Microsoft
Maneka GandhiManeka Gandhi
26th August, Indian
Politician, Animal Rights Activist

Danny BoyleDanny Boyle
20th October, British
Film Director, Screenwriter, Film Producer
Eric RobertsEric Roberts
18th April, American
Actor

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

Bill MaherBill Maher
20th January, American
Talk Show Host
GG AllinGG Allin
29th August, American
Musician, Singer-Songwriter

Bo DerekBo Derek
20th November, American
Actress
Kim CattrallKim Cattrall
21st August, Canadian, British
Actress

Jerry HallJerry Hall
2nd July, American
Model, Actress

Keith DavidKeith David
4th June, American
Actor

Joseph Steven LacobJoe Lacob
10th January, American
Business Executive
Gary ColeGary Cole
20th September, American
Actor
Sela WardSela Ward
11th July, American
Actress

Sugar Ray LeonardSugar Ray Leonard
17th May, American
American professional boxer

Tim DalyTim Daly
1st March, American
Actor

John RobertsJohn Roberts
15th November, Canadian
Journalist
Robby BensonRobby Benson
21st January, American
Actor

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Dwight YoakamDwight Yoakam
23rd October, American
Singer

Cherry JonesCherry Jones
21st November, American
Actress

Alan RuckAlan Ruck
1st July, American
Actor

Bob SagetBob Saget
17th May, American
Stand-up Comedian
Maureen McCormickMaureen McCormick
5th August, American
Actress

Joe MontanaJoe Montana
11th June, American
American Football Player
Lars von TrierLars von Trier
30th April, Danish
Film-Maker

Lisa NiemiLisa Niemi
26th May, American
Actress, Director

Kenny GKenny G
5th June, American
Saxophonist
Martin KenzieMartin Kenzie
29th April, British
Cinematographer

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

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

David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield
16th September, American
American illusionist

Steven BauerSteven Bauer
2nd December, American
Actor

Ann DowdAnn Dowd
30th January, American
Actress
Cynthia RhodesCynthia Rhodes
21st November, American
Actress

Mahmoud AhmadinejadMahmoud Ahmadinejad
28th October, Iranian
President of Iran

Richard KindRichard Kind
22nd November, American
Actor

Tsai Ing-wenTsai Ing-wen
31st August, Taiwanese
President of Taiwan
Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14th November, American
Lawyer

Luis GuzmánLuis Guzmán
28th August, Puerto Rican
Actor
Randy JacksonRandy Jackson
23rd June, American
Bassist, Record Producer, Television Personality.

Richard KarnRichard Karn
17th February, American
Actor

Brian BenbenBrian Benben
18th June, American
Actor
Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17th October, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space

Joey ButtafuocoJoey Buttafuoco
11th March, American
 
Bonnie Lee BakleyBonnie Lee Bakley
7th June, American
Actor

Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
31st January, Dutch
Programmer

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

Adam ArkinAdam Arkin
19th August, American
Actor
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

Dorothy Stuart HamillDorothy Hamill
26th July, American
Figure Skater

Meg WhitmanMeg Whitman
4th August, American
CEO of NewTV

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

Dickson PoonDickson Poon
19th June, Hong Konger
Businessperson
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
Ian Alexander Sr.Ian Alexander Sr.
8th April, Canadian
Regina King's Ex-husband

Dalia GrybauskaitėDalia Grybauskaitė
1st March, Lithuanian
President of Lithuania
Sam BrownbackSam Brownback
11th September, American
46th Governor of Kansas

Almazbek AtambayevAlmazbek Atambayev
17th September, Kyrgyz
4th President of Kyrgyzstan

Ray WilkinsRay Wilkins
14th September, British
Football Player

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

Andy GarciaAndy Garcia
12th April, Cuban
Actor
Stella ArroyaveStella Arroyave
20th March, Colombian
Actress

Tessa SandersonTessa Sanderson
14th March, American
Olympic athlete
Pebe SebertPebe Sebert
17th March, American
Singer-Songwriter

Khaled MashalKhaled Mashal
28th May, Jordanian
Political leader
Mullah KrekarMullah Krekar
7th July, Iraqi
Founder of the terrorist organization Ansar