Famous People Born In 1961

Discover the most famous people born in 1961. The list includes people like Barack Obama, Michael J. Fox, Laurence Fishburne, Forest Whitaker, George Clooney and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, football players, journalists and directors born in 1961. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.

Princess DianaPrincess Diana
1st July, British
Member of the British Royal Family
Barack ObamaBarack Obama
4th August, American
44th U.S. President

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
6th May, American
Actor

Ralph George Macchio Jr.Ralph Macchio
4th November, American
Actor

Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox
9th June, Canadian
Actor

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
3rd April, American
Actor
James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
18th September, Italian, American
Actor

Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
13th January, American
Actress

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23rd July, American
Actor, Activist
Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25th December, French, British, American
Socialite

Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
13th May, American
Basketball Player
Meg RyanMeg Ryan
19th November, American
Actress

Bill CampBill Camp
13th October, American
Actor

Wayne GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26th January, Canadian
Ice Hockey Player

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30th December, American
Talk Show Host

Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
15th July, American
Actor
Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29th March, American
 

Bill de BlasioBill de Blasio
8th May, American
Mayor of New York City

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25th June, British
Actor, Comedian

Laurence FishburneLaurence Fishburne
30th July, American
Actor
Carole BaskinCarole Baskin
6th June, American
Big-Cat Rights Activist

Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
9th June, American
Playwright
Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
25th August, American
American singer-songwriter

Boy GeorgeBoy George
14th June, British
Singer-songwriter

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10th February, American
Journalist
Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28th August, American
Actress

Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
31st October, New Zealander
Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter
Tim RothTim Roth
14th May, British
 

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21st August, American
Animator

Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
2nd April, American
Actor
Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen
11th September, American
Actress

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Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
25th September, American
Actress
Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
8th December, American
 

Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White
11th December, British
Chef

Dan MarinoDan Marino
15th September, American
American football player

Vince NeilVince Neil
8th February, American
Musician
Henry RollinsHenry Rollins
13th February, American
Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host
Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
2nd April, British
Singer

Frank ReichFrank Reich
4th December, American
Football Coach

Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13th October, American
Basketball Coach

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
1st April, British, Scottish
Singer
George LopezGeorge Lopez
23rd April, American
Actor, Voice Actor

John CorbettJohn Corbett
9th May, American
Actor

Nancy TravisNancy Travis
21st September, American
Actress

Nastassja KinskiNastassja Kinski
24th January, German
Actress

Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
1st December, British
Actor
Jeff ProbstJeff Probst
4th November, American
Host

Carey LowellCarey Lowell
11th February, American
Actress
Armin MeiwesArmin Meiwes
1st December, German
Murderer

David MustaineDavid Mustaine
13th September, American
American musician

Tom FordTom Ford
27th August, American
American fashion designer
Ann CusackAnn Cusack
22nd May, American
Actress

Joanne WhalleyJoanne Whalley
25th August, British
Actress
Jane LeevesJane Leeves
18th April, British
Actress

Adrienne MaloofAdrienne Maloof
4th September, American
Businesswoman

Iain GlenIain Glen
24th June, British
Actor

Julia GillardJulia Gillard
29th September, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Bill HicksBill Hicks
16th December, American
Comedian
Joseph KonyJoseph Kony
24th July, Ugandan
Army Leader

Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
21st June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia

Ilham AliyevIlham Aliyev
24th December, Azerbaijani
Fourth President of Azerbaijan

Rob HallRob Hall
14th January, New Zealander
Mountaineer
Martin ClunesMartin Clunes
28th November, British
Actor

Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
12th November, Romanian
Olympic Champion Gymnast
K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
2nd November, Canadian
Singer, Songwriter

Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
21st March, German
Former German Footballer

Cary StaynerCary Stayner
13th August, American
Serial Killer
Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
7th August, American
Actress

Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
14th July, American
Actor
Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
5th August, British
Actress

Parmeet SethiParmeet Sethi
14th October, Indian
Actor

Mariel Hadley HemingwayMariel Hemingway
22nd November, Filipino, American
Actress
Kim DelaneyKim Delaney
29th November, American
Actress

Jeanie BussJeanie Buss
26th September, American
President of the Los Angeles Lakers
Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
19th July, American
Actor

Peri GilpinPeri Gilpin
27th May, American
Actress

Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29th June, American
Actress

Crystal BernardCrystal Bernard
30th September, American
Singer-songwriter
The EdgeThe Edge
8th August, Irish, British
Musician
Saskia ReevesSaskia Reeves
16th August, British
Actress

Joan ChenJoan Chen
26th April, Chinese
Actress

Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
11th April, American
Actor

Samantha BondSamantha Bond
27th November, British
Actress
Rocky DennisRocky Dennis
4th December, American
American Boy Who Had Craniodiaphyseal Dysplasia

Peter Michael Escovedo III Peter Michael Escovedo
7th July, American
Percussionist

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
7th January, American
Composer, Director

Andy Lau Andy Lau
27th September, Hong Konger
Actor, Film Producer, Singer

John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
23rd November, American
Founder of Papa John's Pizza
Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
10th December, American
Actress, Singer

Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25th August, American
Actress
Bam Bam BigelowBam Bam Bigelow
1st September, American
American Professional Wrestler

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29th May, American
Singer-songwriter
Tahnee WelchTahnee Welch
26th December, American
Model & Actress
Carl LewisCarl Lewis
1st July, American