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.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concord, California, United States

 2 Anthony Bourdain

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

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

 4 Carrie Fisher

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

Bryan Cranston.
4
Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: 7th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

 6 Aileen Wuornos

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

Arsenio Hall
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: 12th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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 8 Rita Wilson

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

Larry Bird.
2
Famous As: Former Basketball Star
Birthdate: 7th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Baden Springs, Indiana, United States

 10 Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts.
4
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
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 11 Bill Maher

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

 12 Carman

Carman
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Listed In: Gospel Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 19th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
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 13 Mimi Rogers

Mimi Rogers.
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 27th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Coral Gables, Florida, United States

 14 Bo Derek

Bo Derek.
3
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 20th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
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 15 Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz.
2
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna

 16 Geena Davis

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

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

 18 Anil Kapoor

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

Linda Hamilton.
1
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 26th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salisbury, Maryland, United States

 20 Theresa May

Theresa May.
3
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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 21 Mayawati

Mayawati
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 15th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Delhi, India

 22 Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall.
1
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 21st August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mossley Hill
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 23 William Fichtner

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

 24 Keith David

Keith David.
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
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 25 Cherry Jones

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

 26 Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer.
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former CEO of Microsoft
Birthdate: 24th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit
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 27 Mani Ratnam

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

 28 Sugar Ray Leonard

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

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

 30 Ian Curtis

Ian Curtis
0
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stretford
Died: May 18, 1980

 31 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

 32 Martina Navratilova

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

 33 GG Allin

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

 34 Sunny Deol

Sunny Deol
0
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor, Film director, Film producer
Birthdate: 19th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Delhi

 35 John Paul Getty III

John Paul Getty III.
2
Listed In: Family Members
Famous As: Grandson of Jean Paul Getty
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died: February 5, 2011

 36 Björn Borg

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

 37 Imelda Staunton

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

 38 Steven Bauer

Steven Bauer.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 2nd December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Havana

 39 Gary Cole

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

 40 Marta Kauffman

Marta Kauffman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 41 Randy Rhoads

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

 42 Jerry Hall

Jerry Hall.
1
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birthdate: 2nd July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gonzales, Texas, United States

 43 Michael Biehn

Michael Biehn
1
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 31st July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anniston

 44 Bob Saget

Bob Saget.
1
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia

 45 Nathan Lane

Nathan Lane
1
Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 3rd February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

 46 Lars von Trier

Lars von Trier.
1
Listed In: Directors
Famous As: Film-Maker
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

 47 Ann Dowd

Ann Dowd.
0
Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 30th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts

 48 Danny Boyle

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

 49 Jamie Dimon

Jamie Dimon.
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: CEO of JPMorgan Chase
Birthdate: 13th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 50 David Copperfield

David Copperfield.
1
Listed In: Magicians
Famous As: American illusionist
Birthdate: 16th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Metuchen, New Jersey, United States