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
Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
25th September, American
Actress

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23rd July, American
Actor, Activist

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
6th May, American
Actor

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25th June, British
Actor, Comedian

Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
25th August, American
American singer-songwriter
Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
3rd April, American
Actor

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

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

Iain GlenIain Glen
24th June, British
Actor
Wayne Douglas GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26th January, Canadian
Ice Hockey Player

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
18th September, Italian, American
Actor
Ralph George Macchio Jr.Ralph Macchio
4th November, American
Actor

Laurence FishburneLaurence Fishburne
30th July, American
Actor

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

Boy GeorgeBoy George
14th June, British
 
Tim RothTim Roth
14th May, British
 

Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
2nd April, American
Actor

Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
21st June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia
Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
1st April, British, Scottish
Singer

Henry RollinsHenry Rollins
13th February, American
Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host
Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
15th July, American
Actor

Tom FordTom Ford
27th August, American
American fashion designer

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28th August, American
Actress

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29th March, American
 
Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
31st October, New Zealander
Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter
John CorbettJohn Corbett
9th May, American
Actor

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21st August, American
Animator

Jane LeevesJane Leeves
18th April, British
Actress

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30th December, American
Talk Show Host
Rob HallRob Hall
14th January, New Zealander
Mountaineer

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
8th December, American
 

Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
9th June, American
Playwright

Bill HicksBill Hicks
16th December, American
Comedian

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Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White
11th December, British
Chef
Peri GilpinPeri Gilpin
27th May, American
Actress

Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
14th July, American
Actor
Peter Michael Escovedo III Peter Michael Escovedo
7th July, American
Percussionist

George LopezGeorge Lopez
23rd April, American
Actor, Voice Actor

Armin MeiwesArmin Meiwes
1st December, German
Murderer
Joanne WhalleyJoanne Whalley
25th August, British
Actress

Julia GillardJulia Gillard
29th September, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia
George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10th February, American
Journalist

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

Cary StaynerCary Stayner
13th August, American
Serial Killer

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29th May, American
Singer-songwriter

Dan MarinoDan Marino
15th September, American
American football player
Ann CusackAnn Cusack
22nd May, American
Actress

Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
10th December, American
Actress, Singer

Chanda KochharChanda Kochhar
17th November, Indian
CEO of ICICI Bank

Carl LewisCarl Lewis
1st July, American
 
Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
21st March, German
Former German Footballer

John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
23rd November, American
Founder of Papa John's Pizza
Uhuru KenyattaUhuru Kenyatta
26th October, Kenyan
President of Kenya

Robie UniackeRobie Uniacke
30th November, British
Businessman, Partner of Rosamund Pike

The EdgeThe Edge
8th August, Irish, British
Musician
Andy Lau Andy Lau
27th September, Hong Konger
Actor, Film Producer, Singer

Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
7th August, American
Actress
Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
11th April, American
Actor

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
7th January, American
Composer, Director

Tahnee WelchTahnee Welch
26th December, American
Model & Actress
Kim DelaneyKim Delaney
29th November, American
Actress

Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
19th July, American
Actor
Samuel Prideaux Robards Sam Robards
16th December, American
Actor

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
5th August, British
Actress

Melissa NewmanMelissa Newman
27th September, American
Daughter of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

Gary CheroneGary Cherone
26th July, American
Singer
Ilham AliyevIlham Aliyev
24th December, Azerbaijani
Fourth President of Azerbaijan
Keith SweatKeith Sweat
22nd July, American
 

Christopher AtkinsChristopher Atkins
21st February, American
Actor

Crystal BernardCrystal Bernard
30th September, American
Singer-songwriter

Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
1st December, British
Actor
Samantha BondSamantha Bond
27th November, British
Actress

Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
1st May, American
Judge

Joe LandoJoe Lando
9th December, American
Actor

Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29th June, American
Actress

Ralph CarterRalph Carter
30th May, American
Actor
Joan ChenJoan Chen
26th April, Chinese
Actress

Andrew FastowAndrew Fastow
22nd December, American
Former CFO of Enron
Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee
3rd December, Taiwanese
Computer Scientist

John KeyJohn Key
9th August, New Zealander
Prime Minister of New Zealand

Michele MiscavigeMichele Miscavige
18th January, American
Wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige
Larry Mullen Jr.Larry Mullen Jr.
31st October, Irish
Musician

Amelia Warren TyagiAmelia Warren Tyagi
30th November, American
Elizabeth Warren's Daughter
Saskia ReevesSaskia Reeves
16th August, British
Actress

Princess DianaPrincess Diana
1st July, British
 

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
3rd March, British
Javelin Thrower

Jack DeeJack Dee
24th September, British
Stand-Up Comedian & Actor
Tony ClementTony Clement
27th January, Canadian, British
Member of the Canadian House of Commons

Michel MartellyMichel Martelly
12th February, Haitian
President of Haiti
Sheryl BerkoffSheryl Berkoff
20th June, American
Rob Lowe's Wife & Makeup Artist

Ben Johnson Ben Johnson
30th December, Canadian
Sprinter

Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
12th November, Romanian
Olympic Champion Gymnast

Pam OliverPam Oliver
10th March, American
Sportscaster
David BrooksDavid Brooks
11th August, Canadian, American
Journalist