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
George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
6th May, American
Actor

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

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
3rd April, American
Actor

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23rd July, American
Actor, Activist

Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox
9th June, Canadian
Actor
Vince NeilVince Neil
8th February, American
Musician

Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
25th September, American
Actress

Iain GlenIain Glen
24th June, British
Actor

Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
13th January, American
Actress
Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
13th May, American
Basketball Player

Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25th December, French, British, American
Socialite
Meg RyanMeg Ryan
19th November, American
Actress

Boy GeorgeBoy George
14th June, British
 

Wayne Douglas GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26th January, Canadian
Ice Hockey Player
Laurence FishburneLaurence Fishburne
30th July, American
Actor

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

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25th June, British
Actor, Comedian

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
1st April, British, Scottish
Singer
Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
2nd April, American
Actor

Tim RothTim Roth
14th May, British
 
Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13th October, American
Basketball Coach

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

Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
15th July, American
Actor

Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen
11th September, American
Actress
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

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28th August, American
Actress

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21st August, American
Animator
Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
21st June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30th December, American
Talk Show Host

Nastassja KinskiNastassja Kinski
24th January, German
Actress

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10th February, American
Journalist

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Jane LeevesJane Leeves
18th April, British
Actress
Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29th March, American
 

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
8th December, American
 
Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
9th June, American
Playwright

Nancy TravisNancy Travis
21st September, American
Actress

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

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

Bill HicksBill Hicks
16th December, American
Comedian

Carey LowellCarey Lowell
11th February, American
Actress

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

Rob HallRob Hall
14th January, New Zealander
Mountaineer
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
Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29th May, American
Singer-songwriter

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

Dan MarinoDan Marino
15th September, American
American football player

Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
10th December, American
Actress, Singer
Julia GillardJulia Gillard
29th September, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

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
 

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

Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
21st March, German
Former German Footballer
Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
7th August, American
Actress

Uhuru KenyattaUhuru Kenyatta
26th October, Kenyan
President of Kenya

Tahnee WelchTahnee Welch
26th December, American
Model & Actress

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
7th January, American
Composer, Director
Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
11th April, American
Actor
Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
5th August, British
Actress

Kim DelaneyKim Delaney
29th November, American
Actress

Amelia Warren TyagiAmelia Warren Tyagi
30th November, American
Elizabeth Warren's Daughter

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

Crystal BernardCrystal Bernard
30th September, American
Singer-songwriter

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

Ilham AliyevIlham Aliyev
24th December, Azerbaijani
Fourth President of Azerbaijan
Joe LandoJoe Lando
9th December, American
Actor

Samantha BondSamantha Bond
27th November, British
Actress

Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
1st May, American
Judge

Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29th June, American
Actress
Joan ChenJoan Chen
26th April, Chinese
Actress

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

Michele MiscavigeMichele Miscavige
18th January, American
Wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige

Larry Mullen Jr.Larry Mullen Jr.
31st October, Irish
Musician

Andrew FastowAndrew Fastow
22nd December, American
Former CFO of Enron
Saskia ReevesSaskia Reeves
16th August, British
Actress