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
Ralph George Macchio Jr.Ralph Macchio
4th November, American
Actor

Ghislaine MaxwellGhislaine Maxwell
25th December, French, British, American
Socialite

Dennis RodmanDennis Rodman
13th May, American
Basketball Player

Carole BaskinCarole Baskin
6th June, American
Big-Cat Rights Activist

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
6th May, American
Actor
Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13th October, American
Basketball Coach

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

Meg RyanMeg Ryan
19th November, American
Actress
Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
3rd April, American
Actor

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23rd July, American
Actor, Activist
Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
13th January, American
Actress

James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
18th September, Italian, American
Actor

Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
9th June, American
Playwright

Bill de BlasioBill de Blasio
8th May, American
Mayor of New York City

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30th December, American
Talk Show Host
Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25th June, British
Actor, Comedian

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

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

Wayne GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26th January, Canadian
Ice Hockey Player
John CorbettJohn Corbett
9th May, American
Actor

Laurence FishburneLaurence Fishburne
30th July, American
Actor
Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
15th July, American
Actor

Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
25th September, American
Actress

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10th February, American
Journalist
Boy GeorgeBoy George
14th June, British
Singer-songwriter

Henry RollinsHenry Rollins
13th February, American
Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host
Adrienne MaloofAdrienne Maloof
4th September, American
Businesswoman

Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen
11th September, American
Actress

Parmeet SethiParmeet Sethi
14th October, Indian
Actor
Ilham AliyevIlham Aliyev
24th December, Azerbaijani
Fourth President of Azerbaijan

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Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
8th December, American
 
Ann CusackAnn Cusack
22nd May, American
Actress

Saskia ReevesSaskia Reeves
16th August, British
Actress

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28th August, American
Actress

Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
31st October, New Zealander
Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter
Julia GillardJulia Gillard
29th September, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia
Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
2nd April, American
Actor

Vince NeilVince Neil
8th February, American
Musician

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

Tim RothTim Roth
14th May, British
 
Carey LowellCarey Lowell
11th February, American
Actress

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29th March, American
 

Jane LeevesJane Leeves
18th April, British
Actress

Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White
11th December, British
Chef

Joanne WhalleyJoanne Whalley
25th August, British
Actress
Bill HicksBill Hicks
16th December, American
Comedian

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
1st April, British, Scottish
Singer
Nancy TravisNancy Travis
21st September, American
Actress

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21st August, American
Animator

Nastassja KinskiNastassja Kinski
24th January, German
Actress
Tom FordTom Ford
27th August, American
American fashion designer

Peter Michael Escovedo III Peter Michael Escovedo
7th July, American
Percussionist
Armin MeiwesArmin Meiwes
1st December, German
Murderer

Kim DelaneyKim Delaney
29th November, American
Actress

Cary StaynerCary Stayner
13th August, American
Serial Killer

Bill CampBill Camp
13th October, American
Actor

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
5th August, British
Actress
Dan MarinoDan Marino
15th September, American
American football player

Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
7th August, American
Actress

Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
14th July, American
Actor

Joseph KonyJoseph Kony
24th July, Ugandan
Army Leader
Peri GilpinPeri Gilpin
27th May, American
Actress

Gary CheroneGary Cherone
26th July, American
Singer
Iain GlenIain Glen
24th June, British
Actor

Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
2nd April, British
Singer

Mariel Hadley HemingwayMariel Hemingway
22nd November, Filipino, American
Actress
Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
19th July, American
Actor

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29th May, American
Singer-songwriter
Kim WayansKim Wayans
16th October, American
Actress

The EdgeThe Edge
8th August, Irish, British
Musician

Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29th June, American
Actress
Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
21st June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia

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

Deepak TijoriDeepak Tijori
28th August, Indian
Actor, Director

Rob HallRob Hall
14th January, New Zealander
Mountaineer

Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25th August, American
Actress
Crystal BernardCrystal Bernard
30th September, American
Singer-songwriter
John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
23rd November, American
Founder of Papa John's Pizza

Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
11th April, American
Actor

Abhijit BanerjeeAbhijit Banerjee
21st February, Indian, American
Economist

Andy Lau Andy Lau
27th September, Hong Konger
Actor, Film Producer, Singer
Samuel Prideaux Robards Sam Robards
16th December, American
Actor

Bam Bam BigelowBam Bam Bigelow
1st September, American
American Professional Wrestler

Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
10th December, American
Actress, Singer

Christopher AtkinsChristopher Atkins
21st February, American
Actor

Uhuru KenyattaUhuru Kenyatta
26th October, Kenyan
President of Kenya
Tahnee WelchTahnee Welch
26th December, American
Model & Actress

Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
1st December, British
Actor
Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
19th February, British
Footballer

Samantha BondSamantha Bond
27th November, British
Actress
Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
1st May, American
Judge
Joan ChenJoan Chen
26th April, Chinese
Actress