Famous People Born In 1959

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Discover the most famous people born in 1959. The list includes people like Ving Rhames, Kevin Spacey, Simon Cowell, Magic Johnson, Bryan Adams and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, composers, journalists and comedians born in 1959. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Australia & Canada and many more countries.
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 1 
Magic Johnson
(The Greatest Point Guard of All Time)
Magic Johnson
32
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
 2 
Emma Thompson
(British Actress, Screenwriter and the Only Person to Win Academy Awards for Both Acting & Writing)
Emma Thompson
55
Birthdate: 15th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
 3 
Simon Cowell
(Television Personality, Entrepreneur and Creator of 'The X Factor' and 'Got Talent' Franchises )
Simon Cowell
107
Birthdate: 7th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England
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Sade
(Frontwoman of the Soul Band Sade)
Sade
26
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 16th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria
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Maggie Baird
(Actress and Screenwriter Known for Her TV Series ‘Another World’)
Maggie Baird
27
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 30th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fruita, Colorado, United States
 6 
Weird Al Yankovic
(Known for his Album 'Mandatory Fun')
Weird Al Yankovic
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 23rd October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Downey, California, United States
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Allison Janney
37
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 8 
Hugh Laurie
(Known for His Role Dr. Gregory House on the TV series ‘House’)
Hugh Laurie
27
Birthdate: 11th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
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Bryan Adams
(Best Selling Pop, Pop-Rock Singer-Songwriter Of All Time)
Bryan Adams
16
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 5th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kingston, Canada
 10 
Nicole Brown Simpson
(Murdered Wife of American Footballer O. J. Simpson)
Nicole Brown Simpson
23
Listed In: Family Members
Birthdate: 19th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: June 12, 1994
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Israel Kamakawiwoʻole
(The Best Hawaiian Musician of All Time)
Israel Kamakawiwoʻole
24
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 20th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: June 26, 1997
 12 
Sean Bean
(Actor)
Sean Bean
19
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 17th April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Handsworth, Sheffield, England
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Marie Osmond
(Singer, Actor, Television actor, Songwriter)
Marie Osmond
17
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 13th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ogden
 14 
Charlie Murphy
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Charlie Murphy
8
Birthdate: 12th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12, 2017
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Ving Rhames
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 12th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
 16 
Vincent D Onofrio
(Best Known as Detective Robert Goren TV Series in 'Law and Order: Criminal Intent')
Vincent D Onofrio
15
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 30th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
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Val Kilmer
(Known for Playing Real-Life Figures in Movies)
Val Kilmer
36
Birthdate: 31st December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 18 
Rebecca De Mornay
17
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
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 19 
Florence Griffith Joyner
(American Track and Field Athlete Who Won Gold Medal in 100 m and 200 m in 1988 Olympics)
Florence Griffith Joyner
20
Listed In: Athletes
Birthdate: 21st December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: September 21, 1998
 20 
Susanna Hoffs
(Singer-songwriter best known as a co-founder of the Bangles)
Susanna Hoffs
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 17th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Lawrence Taylor
(Former American football Outside linebacker)
Lawrence Taylor
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 4th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
 22 
Jason Alexander
22
Birthdate: 23rd September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
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Sheena Easton
(Singer, Actress)
Sheena Easton
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 27th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland
 24 
Randy Travis
(Country Singer Known for His Album 'Storms of Life' & Single 'Three Wooden Crosses')
Randy Travis
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 4th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marshville, North Carolina, United States
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Vanity (Singer)
(Lead Singer of The Female Trio 'Vanity 6' Known for Their Hit Song "Nasty Girl")
Vanity (Singer)
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 4th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Canada
Died: February 15, 2016
 26 
Nick Cassavetes
(Actor & Director)
Nick Cassavetes
6
Birthdate: 21st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Satoru Iwata
(Former President & CEO of Nintendo)
Satoru Iwata
6
Birthdate: 6th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sapporo
Died: July 11, 2015
 28 
Sarah Ferguson
(Author, Producer and Former Wife of Prince Andrew, Duke of York)
Sarah Ferguson
15
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 15th October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
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Carlo Ancelotti
(Italian Former Professional Footballer Regarded as One of the Greatest Managers of All Time)
Carlo Ancelotti
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 10th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Reggiolo, Italy
 30 
Patricia Clarkson
13
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
 31 
Marcia Gay Harden
10
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 14th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States
 32 
Robert Smith
(Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist)
Robert Smith
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 21st April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blackpool, England
 33 
Kyle MacLachlan
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd February
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States
 34 
James Hellwig
(American Professional Wrestler and Bodybuilder)
James Hellwig
27
Birthdate: 16th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
Died: April 8, 2014
 35 
Ryan Stiles
(Best Known for his TV Show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?')
Ryan Stiles
6
Birthdate: 22nd April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 36 
Catherine Keener
10
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 23rd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
 37 
Matthew Modine
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 22nd March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Loma Linda, California
 38 
Ken Watanabe
6
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 21st October
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Koide, Japan
 39 
Stephen Harper
(Former Prime Minister of Canada (2006 - 2015))
Stephen Harper
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 30th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leaside, Toronto, Canada
 40 
Sting
(American Professional Wrestler)
Sting
10
Birthdate: 20th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
 41 
Nina Hartley
(Actress)
Nina Hartley
9
Birthdate: 11th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, USA
 42 
Mare Winningham
(American actress)
Mare Winningham
8
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 16th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
 43 
Wim Hof
(Dutch Extreme Athlete Known for His Ability to Withstand Low Temperatures)
Wim Hof
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 20th April
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands
 44 
Dave Coulier
(Best Known for His Role 'Joey Gladstone' on the ABC Sitcom 'Full House')
Dave Coulier
5
Birthdate: 21st September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Clair Shores, Michigan, United States
 45 
John C McGinley
(Actor and Filmmaker Known for His Role as 'Dr. Perry Cox' in the TV Series ‘Scrubs’)
John C McGinley
4
Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 3rd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 46 
Kevin Nash
(Best Known for His Tenure with World Championship Wrestling Under His Real Name)
Kevin Nash
14
Listed In: WWE Wrestlers
Birthdate: 9th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
 47 
Apollonia Kotero
(Actress, Singer)
Apollonia Kotero
6
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 2nd August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
 48 
Lorrie Morgan
(Country Music Singer and Actress)
Lorrie Morgan
12
Listed In: Country Singers
Birthdate: 27th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
 49 
Linda Blair
(Actress)
Linda Blair
12
Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 22nd January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
 50 
John McEnroe
(Former American Professional Tennis Player Known for His Shot-making and Volleying Skills)
John McEnroe
12
Listed In: Tennis Players
Birthdate: 16th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany