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
(44th U.S. President)

4th August

American

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
(Actor)

3rd April

American

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
(Actor)

18th September

Italian,American

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
(Actor, Comedian)

25th June

British

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
(Actor, Activist)

23rd July

American

Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
(Actress)

25th September

American

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter

8th December

American

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
(Actor)

6th May

American

Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox
(Actor)

9th June

Canadian

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
(Singer)

1st April

British,Scottish

Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
(Actress)

13th January

American

Wayne Douglas GretzkyWayne Gretzky
(Ice Hockey Player)

26th January

Canadian

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Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
(Basketball Player)

13th May

American

Meg RyanMeg Ryan
(Actress)

19th November

American

Cary StaynerCary Stayner
(Serial Killer)

13th August

American

Laurence FishburneLaurence Fishburne
(Actor)

30th July

American

Boy GeorgeBoy George

14th June

British

Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
(American singer-songwriter)

25th August

American

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Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
(Animator)

21st August

American

Tim RothTim Roth

14th May

British

Ralph George Macchio Jr.Ralph Macchio
(Actor)

4th November

American

Tom FordTom Ford
(American fashion designer)

27th August

American

Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
(Actor)

15th July

American

Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
(Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter)

31st October

New Zealander

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Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris

29th March

American

Bill HicksBill Hicks
(Comedian)

16th December

American

Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
(Actor)

2nd April

American

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
(Actress)

28th August

American

Henry RollinsHenry Rollins
(Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host)

13th February

American

Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
(Playwright)

9th June

American

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Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White
(Chef)

11th December

British

Sean HannitySean Hannity
(Talk Show Host)

30th December

American

Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
(Actor)

14th July

American

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
(Singer-songwriter)

29th May

American

Jane LeevesJane Leeves
(Actress)

18th April

British

Dan MarinoDan Marino
(American football player)

15th September

American

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Rob HallRob Hall
(Mountaineer)

14th January

New Zealander

Chanda KochharChanda Kochhar
(CEO of ICICI Bank)

17th November

Indian

Joanne WhalleyJoanne Whalley
(Actress)

25th August

British

Peri GilpinPeri Gilpin
(Actress)

27th May

American

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
(Journalist)

10th February

American

George LopezGeorge Lopez
(Actor, Voice Actor)

23rd April

American

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Peter Michael Escovedo III Peter Michael Escovedo
(Percussionist)

7th July

American

Maria Victoria HenaoMaria Victoria Henao
(Pablo Escobar's Wife)

30th November

Colombian

Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
(President of Indonesia)

21st June

Indonesian

Ann CusackAnn Cusack
(Actress)

22nd May

American

Andy Lau Andy Lau
(Actor, Film Producer, Singer)

27th September

Hong Konger

Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
(Actress, Singer)

10th December

American

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The EdgeThe Edge
(Musician)

8th August

Irish,British

John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
(Founder of Papa John's Pizza)

23rd November

American

Carl LewisCarl Lewis

1st July

American

Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
(Actress)

7th August

American

Kim DelaneyKim Delaney
(Actress)

29th November

American

Robie UniackeRobie Uniacke
(Businessman, Partner of Rosamund Pike)

30th November

British

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Julia GillardJulia Gillard
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

29th September

Australian

Tahnee WelchTahnee Welch
(Model & Actress)

26th December

American

Samantha BondSamantha Bond
(Actress)

27th November

British

Samuel Prideaux Robards Sam Robards
(Actor)

16th December

American

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
(Actress)

5th August

British

Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
(Former German Footballer)

21st March

German

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Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
(Actor)

11th April

American

Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
(Actor)

19th July

American

Kai-Fu LeeKai-Fu Lee
(Computer Scientist)

3rd December

Taiwanese

Uhuru KenyattaUhuru Kenyatta
(President of Kenya)

26th October

Kenyan

Keith SweatKeith Sweat

22nd July

American

Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
(Composer, Director)

7th January

American

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Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
(Judge)

1st May

American

Melissa NewmanMelissa Newman
(Daughter of Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward)

27th September

American

Saskia ReevesSaskia Reeves
(Actress)

16th August

British

Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
(Actress)

29th June

American

Michele MiscavigeMichele Miscavige
(Wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige)

18th January

American

Ralph CarterRalph Carter
(Actor)

30th May

American

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Crystal BernardCrystal Bernard
(Singer-songwriter)

30th September

American

Christopher AtkinsChristopher Atkins
(Actor)

21st February

American

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
(Javelin Thrower)

3rd March

British

Gary CheroneGary Cherone
(Singer)

26th July

American

Andrew FastowAndrew Fastow
(Former CFO of Enron)

22nd December

American

Joan ChenJoan Chen
(Actress)

26th April

Chinese

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Ilham AliyevIlham Aliyev
(Fourth President of Azerbaijan)

24th December

Azerbaijani

Larry Mullen Jr.Larry Mullen Jr.
(Musician)

31st October

Irish

John KeyJohn Key
(Prime Minister of New Zealand)

9th August

New Zealander

Jack DeeJack Dee
(Stand-Up Comedian & Actor)

24th September

British

Pam OliverPam Oliver
(Sportscaster)

10th March

American

Princess DianaPrincess Diana

1st July

British

Michel MartellyMichel Martelly
(President of Haiti)

12th February

Haitian

Sheryl BerkoffSheryl Berkoff
(Rob Lowe's Wife & Makeup Artist)

20th June

American

Tony ClementTony Clement
(Member of the Canadian House of Commons)

27th January

Canadian,British

Ben Johnson Ben Johnson
(Sprinter)

30th December

Canadian

Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
(Olympic Champion Gymnast)

12th November

Romanian

David BrooksDavid Brooks
(Journalist)

11th August

Canadian,American

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
(Singer, Songwriter)

2nd November

Canadian

Mariela GrifforMariela Griffor
(Poet, Publisher, Diplomat)

29th September

Chilean

David MustaineDavid Mustaine
(American musician)

13th September

American

Bruno AmatoBruno Amato
(Actor)

16th November

American

Amelia Warren TyagiAmelia Warren Tyagi
(Elizabeth Warren's Daughter)

30th November

American

Hanne JacobsenHanne Jacobsen
(Actress)

13th January

Danish

Vince NeilVince Neil
(Singer, Racecar driver, Businessperson, Actor, Television actor, Songwriter)

8th February

American

Alfonso CuarónAlfonso Cuarón

28th November

Mexican

Diana, Princess of WalesDiana, Princess of Wales
(Princess)

1st July

French