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
Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
3rd April, American
Actor

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25th June, British
Actor, Comedian

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

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

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
6th May, American
Actor
Wayne GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26th January, Canadian
Ice Hockey Player

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

Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
25th September, American
Actress
Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23rd July, American
Actor, Activist

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

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

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29th March, American
 
Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
25th August, American
American singer-songwriter

Boy GeorgeBoy George
14th June, British
 

John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
23rd November, American
Founder of Papa John's Pizza

Dan MarinoDan Marino
15th September, American
American football player
Nancy TravisNancy Travis
21st September, American
Actress

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
1st April, British, Scottish
Singer
Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
15th July, American
Actor

Vince NeilVince Neil
8th February, American
Musician

Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
31st October, New Zealander
Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter
Jeanie BussJeanie Buss
26th September, American
President of the Los Angeles Lakers

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30th December, American
Talk Show Host
Henry RollinsHenry Rollins
13th February, American
Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host

Abhijit BanerjeeAbhijit Banerjee
21st February, Indian, American
Economist

Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13th October, American
Basketball Coach
Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen
11th September, American
Actress

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Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
2nd April, American
Actor
Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
8th December, American
 

Tim RothTim Roth
14th May, British
 

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28th August, American
Actress

Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
9th June, American
Playwright
George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10th February, American
Journalist
Jane LeevesJane Leeves
18th April, British
Actress

John CorbettJohn Corbett
9th May, American
Actor

Tom FordTom Ford
27th August, American
American fashion designer

Deepak TijoriDeepak Tijori
28th August, Indian
Actor, Director
Joanne WhalleyJoanne Whalley
25th August, British
Actress

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21st August, American
Animator

Nastassja KinskiNastassja Kinski
24th January, German
Actress

Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White
11th December, British
Chef

Armin MeiwesArmin Meiwes
1st December, German
Murderer
Bill CampBill Camp
13th October, American
Actor

George LopezGeorge Lopez
23rd April, American
Actor, Voice Actor
Iain GlenIain Glen
24th June, British
Actor

Bill HicksBill Hicks
16th December, American
Comedian

Maria Victoria HenaoMaria Victoria Henao
30th November, Colombian
Pablo Escobar's Wife
Peter Michael Escovedo III Peter Michael Escovedo
7th July, American
Percussionist

Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
7th August, American
Actress
Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
14th July, American
Actor

Carey LowellCarey Lowell
11th February, American
Actress

Cary StaynerCary Stayner
13th August, American
Serial Killer

Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
2nd April, British
Singer

Rob HallRob Hall
14th January, New Zealander
Mountaineer
Parmeet SethiParmeet Sethi
14th October, Indian
Actor

Ann CusackAnn Cusack
22nd May, American
Actress

Carl LewisCarl Lewis
1st July, American
 

Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
10th December, American
Actress, Singer
Mariel Hadley HemingwayMariel Hemingway
22nd November, Filipino, American
Actress

Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
21st June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia
Peri GilpinPeri Gilpin
27th May, American
Actress

The EdgeThe Edge
8th August, Irish, British
Musician

Julia GillardJulia Gillard
29th September, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia
Ralph CarterRalph Carter
30th May, American
Actor

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29th May, American
Singer-songwriter
Ilham AliyevIlham Aliyev
24th December, Azerbaijani
Fourth President of Azerbaijan

Uhuru KenyattaUhuru Kenyatta
26th October, Kenyan
President of Kenya

Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
1st December, British
Actor
Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
11th April, American
Actor

Tahnee WelchTahnee Welch
26th December, American
Model & Actress
Jeff RichmondJeff Richmond
7th January, American
Composer, Director

Andy Lau Andy Lau
27th September, Hong Konger
Actor, Film Producer, Singer

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
Ali HewsonAli Hewson
23rd March, Irish
Entrepreneur, Activist

Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29th June, American
Actress

Frank ReichFrank Reich
4th December, American
Football Coach

Steven WeberSteven Weber
4th March, American
Actor
Crystal BernardCrystal Bernard
30th September, American
Singer-songwriter

Samantha BondSamantha Bond
27th November, British
Actress

Kim DelaneyKim Delaney
29th November, American
Actress

Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
21st March, German
Former German Footballer

Abigail JohnsonAbigail Johnson
19th December, American
CEO of Fidelity Investments
Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25th August, American
Actress

Kim WayansKim Wayans
16th October, American
Actress
Gary CheroneGary Cherone
26th July, American
Singer

Marilyn MilianMarilyn Milian
1st May, American
Judge
Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
5th August, British
Actress
Keith SweatKeith Sweat
22nd July, American