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.

Barack ObamaBarack Obama
4th August, American
44th U.S. President
Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
3rd April, American
Actor

Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
25th August, American
American singer-songwriter

Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
13th May, American
Basketball Player

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23rd July, American
Actor, Activist

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
6th May, American
Actor
Meg RyanMeg Ryan
19th November, American
Actress

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

Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
25th September, American
Actress

Iain GlenIain Glen
24th June, British
Actor
Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
13th January, American
Actress

Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25th December, French, British, American
Socialite
Laurence FishburneLaurence Fishburne
30th July, American
Actor

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
18th September, Italian, American
Actor

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25th June, British
Actor, Comedian
Ralph George Macchio Jr.Ralph Macchio
4th November, American
Actor

Vince NeilVince Neil
8th February, American
Musician
Boy GeorgeBoy George
14th June, British
 

Jeanie BussJeanie Buss
26th September, American
President of the Los Angeles Lakers

Tim RothTim Roth
14th May, British
 
Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
8th December, American
 

Wayne Douglas GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26th January, Canadian
Ice Hockey Player
Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
1st April, British, Scottish
Singer

Henry RollinsHenry Rollins
13th February, American
Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host

Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
2nd April, American
Actor

Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13th October, American
Basketball Coach
Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
15th July, American
Actor
Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen
11th September, American
Actress

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30th December, American
Talk Show Host

John CorbettJohn Corbett
9th May, American
Actor

Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
31st October, New Zealander
Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter
Tom FordTom Ford
27th August, American
American fashion designer

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Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28th August, American
Actress

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21st August, American
Animator

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10th February, American
Journalist

Jane LeevesJane Leeves
18th April, British
Actress
Dan MarinoDan Marino
15th September, American
American football player

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29th March, American
 
Nastassja KinskiNastassja Kinski
24th January, German
Actress

Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
9th June, American
Playwright

Bill HicksBill Hicks
16th December, American
Comedian
Nancy TravisNancy Travis
21st September, American
Actress

Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White
11th December, British
Chef
Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
21st June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia

Peri GilpinPeri Gilpin
27th May, American
Actress

Joanne WhalleyJoanne Whalley
25th August, British
Actress

Armin MeiwesArmin Meiwes
1st December, German
Murderer

George LopezGeorge Lopez
23rd April, American
Actor, Voice Actor
Carey LowellCarey Lowell
11th February, American
Actress

Maria Victoria HenaoMaria Victoria Henao
30th November, Colombian
Pablo Escobar's Wife

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

Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
14th July, American
Actor
Cary StaynerCary Stayner
13th August, American
Serial Killer

Mariel Hadley HemingwayMariel Hemingway
22nd November, Filipino, American
Actress
Andy Lau Andy Lau
27th September, Hong Konger
Actor, Film Producer, Singer

Carl LewisCarl Lewis
1st July, American
 

Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
2nd April, British
Singer
Ann CusackAnn Cusack
22nd May, American
Actress

Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
10th December, American
Actress, Singer
Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29th May, American
Singer-songwriter

Rob HallRob Hall
14th January, New Zealander
Mountaineer

The EdgeThe Edge
8th August, Irish, British
Musician
Robie UniackeRobie Uniacke
30th November, British
Businessman, Partner of Rosamund Pike

Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
7th August, American
Actress
Tahnee WelchTahnee Welch
26th December, American
Model & Actress

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
7th January, American
Composer, Director

Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
11th April, American
Actor

Uhuru KenyattaUhuru Kenyatta
26th October, Kenyan
President of Kenya
Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
5th August, British
Actress
Kim DelaneyKim Delaney
29th November, American
Actress

Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
19th July, American
Actor

Samuel Prideaux Robards Sam Robards
16th December, American
Actor

Chanda KochharChanda Kochhar
17th November, Indian
CEO of ICICI Bank
Ali HewsonAli Hewson
23rd March, Irish
Entrepreneur, Activist

Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
21st March, German
Former German Footballer

Crystal BernardCrystal Bernard
30th September, American
Singer-songwriter

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

Melissa NewmanMelissa Newman
27th September, American
Daughter of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward
Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25th August, American
Actress

Christopher AtkinsChristopher Atkins
21st February, American
Actor
Keith SweatKeith Sweat
22nd July, American
 

John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
23rd November, American
Founder of Papa John's Pizza

Gary CheroneGary Cherone
26th July, American
Singer
Kim WayansKim Wayans
16th October, American
Actress

Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
1st December, British
Actor
Joe LandoJoe Lando
9th December, American
Actor

Steven WeberSteven Weber
4th March, American
Actor

Samantha BondSamantha Bond
27th November, British
Actress

Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
1st May, American
Judge
Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29th June, American
Actress

Ilham AliyevIlham Aliyev
24th December, Azerbaijani
Fourth President of Azerbaijan
Joan ChenJoan Chen
26th April, Chinese
Actress

Ralph CarterRalph Carter
30th May, American
Actor
Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee
3rd December, Taiwanese
Computer Scientist

Deepak TijoriDeepak Tijori
28th August, Indian
Actor, Director
Dawnn LewisDawnn Lewis
13th August, American
Actress