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.

Princess DianaPrincess Diana
1st July, British
Member of the British Royal Family
Barack ObamaBarack Obama
4th August, American
44th U.S. President

Eddie MurphyEddie Murphy
3rd April, American
Actor

Wayne GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26th January, Canadian
Ice Hockey Player

George ClooneyGeorge Clooney
6th May, American
Actor

Michael J. FoxMichael J. Fox
9th June, Canadian
Actor
James GandolfiniJames Gandolfini
18th September, Italian, American
Actor

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

Christopher MeloniChristopher Meloni
2nd April, American
Actor
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

Woody HarrelsonWoody Harrelson
23rd July, American
Actor, Activist

Mariel Hadley HemingwayMariel Hemingway
22nd November, Filipino, American
Actress

Meg RyanMeg Ryan
19th November, American
Actress

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25th June, British
Actor, Comedian
Aaron SorkinAaron Sorkin
9th June, American
Playwright

Boy GeorgeBoy George
14th June, British
Singer-songwriter

Jennifer CoolidgeJennifer Coolidge
28th August, American
Actress

Laurence FishburneLaurence Fishburne
30th July, American
Actor
John CorbettJohn Corbett
9th May, American
Actor

Forest WhitakerForest Whitaker
15th July, American
Actor
Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
25th August, American
American singer-songwriter

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

Heather LocklearHeather Locklear
25th September, American
Actress
Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
31st October, New Zealander
Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30th December, American
Talk Show Host
Ali HewsonAli Hewson
23rd March, Irish
Entrepreneur, Activist

Adrienne MaloofAdrienne Maloof
4th September, American
Businesswoman

Stephen HillenburgStephen Hillenburg
21st August, American
Animator
Tim RothTim Roth
14th May, British
 

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Henry RollinsHenry Rollins
13th February, American
Musician, Actor, Writer, Radio Host
Bill de BlasioBill de Blasio
8th May, American
Mayor of New York City

Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen
11th September, American
Actress

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29th March, American
 

Nancy TravisNancy Travis
21st September, American
Actress
Rob HallRob Hall
14th January, New Zealander
Mountaineer
Jane LeevesJane Leeves
18th April, British
Actress

Vince NeilVince Neil
8th February, American
Musician

Nastassja KinskiNastassja Kinski
24th January, German
Actress

Marco Pierre WhiteMarco Pierre White
11th December, British
Chef
Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
8th December, American
 

David MustaineDavid Mustaine
13th September, American
American musician

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

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
1st April, British, Scottish
Singer

Tom FordTom Ford
27th August, American
American fashion designer
Joseph KonyJoseph Kony
24th July, Ugandan
Army Leader

Kim DelaneyKim Delaney
29th November, American
Actress
Armin MeiwesArmin Meiwes
1st December, German
Murderer

Doc RiversDoc Rivers
13th October, American
Basketball Coach

George StephanopoulosGeorge Stephanopoulos
10th February, American
Journalist
Bill CampBill Camp
13th October, American
Actor

Dan MarinoDan Marino
15th September, American
American football player
Julia GillardJulia Gillard
29th September, Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Carey LowellCarey Lowell
11th February, American
Actress

Rocky DennisRocky Dennis
4th December, American
American Boy Who Had Craniodiaphyseal Dysplasia

Ann CusackAnn Cusack
22nd May, American
Actress

Peri GilpinPeri Gilpin
27th May, American
Actress
Joanne WhalleyJoanne Whalley
25th August, British
Actress

Iain GlenIain Glen
24th June, British
Actor

Bill HicksBill Hicks
16th December, American
Comedian

John SchnatterJohn Schnatter
23rd November, American
Founder of Papa John's Pizza
Joko WidodoJoko Widodo
21st June, Indonesian
President of Indonesia

Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
12th November, Romanian
Olympic Champion Gymnast
Jeff ProbstJeff Probst
4th November, American
Host

Campbell ScottCampbell Scott
19th July, American
Actor

Jackie Earle HaleyJackie Earle Haley
14th July, American
Actor
Lothar MatthäusLothar Matthäus
21st March, German
Former German Footballer

Andy Lau Andy Lau
27th September, Hong Konger
Actor, Film Producer, Singer
Peter Michael Escovedo III Peter Michael Escovedo
7th July, American
Percussionist

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

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
2nd November, Canadian
Singer, Songwriter
Janet McTeerJanet McTeer
5th August, British
Actress

Maggie WheelerMaggie Wheeler
7th August, American
Actress
The EdgeThe Edge
8th August, Irish, British
Musician

Vincent GalloVincent Gallo
11th April, American
Actor

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

Bam Bam BigelowBam Bam Bigelow
1st September, American
American Professional Wrestler
Uhuru KenyattaUhuru Kenyatta
26th October, Kenyan
President of Kenya
Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
1st December, British
Actor

Nia PeeplesNia Peeples
10th December, American
Actress, Singer

Martin ClunesMartin Clunes
28th November, British
Actor

Christopher AtkinsChristopher Atkins
21st February, American
Actor
Carl LewisCarl Lewis
1st July, American
 

Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
29th May, American
Singer-songwriter

Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
2nd April, British
Singer

Sharon LawrenceSharon Lawrence
29th June, American
Actress

Ally WalkerAlly Walker
25th August, American
Actress
Steven WeberSteven Weber
4th March, American
Actor

Justin FashanuJustin Fashanu
19th February, British
Footballer
Cary StaynerCary Stayner
13th August, American
Serial Killer

Parmeet SethiParmeet Sethi
14th October, Indian
Actor
Samuel Prideaux Robards Sam Robards
16th December, American
Actor
Kim WayansKim Wayans
16th October, American
Actress