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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Barack Obama

Barack Obama.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 44th U.S. President
Birthdate: 4th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawai, USA

 2 Princess Diana

Princess Diana.
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Famous As: Member of the British Royal Family
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandringham
Died: August 31, 1997
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 3 James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 18th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westwood, New Jersey
Died: June 19, 2013

 4 Jennifer Coolidge

Jennifer Coolidge.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 28th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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 5 Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada

 6 George Clooney

George Clooney.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 6th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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 7 Joanne Whalley

Joanne Whalley.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: County Borough of Salford, Lancashire, England
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 8 Nadia Comaneci

Nadia Comaneci.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Olympic Champion Gymnast
Birthdate: 12th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Onești
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 9 Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman.
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Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: 13th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States

 10 Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor, Activist
Birthdate: 23rd July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Midland, Texas, United States
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 11 Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 30th July
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States

 12 Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: 25th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Maisons-Laffitte, France
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 13 Eddie Murphy

Eddie Murphy.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 3rd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

 14 Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 19th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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 15 Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis.
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Listed In: Athletes
Birthdate: 1st July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S

 16 Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 13th January
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
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 17 Tom Ford

Tom Ford.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: American fashion designer
Birthdate: 27th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Austin

 18 Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter.
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Listed In: Journalists
Birthdate: 8th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
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 19 Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais.
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: 25th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Whitley, Reading, England

 20 Virginia Madsen

Virginia Madsen.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 11th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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 21 John Corbett

John Corbett.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 9th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia

 22 Jared Harris

Jared Harris
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor, film actor
Birthdate: 24th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
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 23 Elizabeth McGovern

Elizabeth McGovern
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: American film actor
Birthdate: 18th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States

 24 Dana Reeve

Dana Reeve
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television actor
Birthdate: 17th March
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Teaneck
Died: March 6, 2006
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 25 Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 15th July
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Longview, Texas, United States

 26 Mike Lindell

Mike Lindell
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: 28th June
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mankato, Minnesota, U.S.
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 27 Eric Stoltz

Eric Stoltz
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: American actor
Birthdate: 30th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Whittier, California, United States

 28 Ralph Macchio

Ralph Macchio.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 4th November
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Huntington, New York, United States
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 29 Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice Hockey Player
Birthdate: 26th January
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brantford, Ontario, Canada

 30 Heather Locklear

Heather Locklear.
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 25th September
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westwood, California, United States

 31 Dylan McDermott

Dylan McDermott
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: film actor, television actor, stage actor
Birthdate: 26th October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Waterbury

 32 Tim Roth

Tim Roth.
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 14th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dulwich

 33 Christopher Meloni

Christopher Meloni.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 2nd April
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

 34 Lea Thompson

Lea Thompson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 31st May
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota, USA

 35 Boy George

Boy George.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 14th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barnehurst, Kent, England

 36 Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson.
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Famous As: Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter
Birthdate: 31st October
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pukerua Bay, New Zealand

 37 Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio.
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Famous As: Mayor of New York City
Birthdate: 8th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 38 Tawny Kitaen

Tawny Kitaen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 5th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: May 7, 2021

 39 Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus.
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Listed In: Country Singers
Famous As: American singer-songwriter
Birthdate: 25th August
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Flatwoods, Kentucky, United States

 40 David Mustaine

David Mustaine.
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Listed In: Guitarists
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: 13th September
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Mesa

 41 Sunil Shetty

Sunil Shetty
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Listed In: Actors
Birthdate: 11th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mulki, India

 42 Sean Hannity

Sean Hannity.
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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: 30th December
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City

 43 Tom Sizemore

Tom Sizemore
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 29th November
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 44 Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin.
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Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: 9th June
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States

 45 Enya

Enya
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 17th May
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gweedore, County Donegal, Republic of Ireland

 46 Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White.
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: 11th December
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom

 47 George Stephanopoulos

George Stephanopoulos.
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Listed In: Journalists
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 10th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts

 48 Amy Sedaris

Amy Sedaris.
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Listed In: Actresses
Birthdate: 29th March
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Endicott, New York, U.S.

 49 Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins.
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Listed In: Actors
Famous As: Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host
Birthdate: 13th February
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S

 50 Cary Stayner

Cary Stayner.
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Listed In: Serial Killers
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: 13th August
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Merced, California