Male Celebrities Who Are 5'5" (165 cm) Tall

The list of male celebrities who are 5'5" (165 cm) tall includes Altaf Hussain, Armin Shimerman, Billy Joel, Nile Wilson, Luis Guzmán. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, boxers, directors, comedians and from other domains of life. This list of male celebrities who are 5 feet 5 inches includes people from United States, England, Japan, Germany and many more countries.
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Daniel Radcliffe
(English Actor Who Became Popular for Portraying Harry Porter in the Eponymous Film Series)
Daniel Radcliffe
181
Birthdate: July 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England

Gaining international fame as a child actor in the Harry Potter movie series, English actor and producer Daniel Radcliffe has been active in the entertainment industry for over 20 years. After playing Harry Potter, he became one of the highest-paid actors in the world. He supports LGBTQA+ rights and contributes to various charities.

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Diego Maradona
(One of the Greatest Football Players in the History of the Sport)
Diego Maradona
197
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lanús, Argentina
Died: November 25, 2020

Nicknamed The Golden Boy, Diego Maradona is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time. Thanks to his popularity and controversial personal life, which includes drug abuse issues and addiction to cocaine, Diego Maradona became a world-renowned counterculture icon. He was also an iconic figure in popular culture.

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Lil Wayne
(One of the Greatest Rappers of All Time)
Lil Wayne
162
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Rapper, singer and songwriter, Lil Wayne, is said to be an influential hip hop artists of his generation. Initially he was a flagship artist of Cash Money Records and then went solo. His albums are hugely popular and he has sold more than 120 million records worldwide. He has served an eight-month jail sentence for criminal possession of a weapon.

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Manny Pacquiao
(One of the Greatest Professional Boxers of All Time)
Manny Pacquiao
95
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines

Before assuming office as a senator of the Phillippines, Manny Pacquiao was already known as a globally renowned boxer. Known to his fans as PacMan, he is the only boxer to have won world championships from the 1990s to the 2020s. BoxRec named him the world’s seventh-active boxer in 2020.

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Billy Joel
(Singer, Composer)
Billy Joel
55
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Popularly known as the Piano Man, Billy Joel is a singer-songwriter and musician. Having sold more than 150 million records worldwide, Billy is one of the best-selling musicians of all time. He is also America's third best-selling solo artist and the sixth best-selling recording artist. He is also known for his multiple relationships with popular women.

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Hayao Miyazaki
(One of the Most Accomplished Filmmakers in the History of Animation)
Hayao Miyazaki
58
Birthdate: January 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bunkyo City, Tokyo, Japan

Considered one of the most prominent filmmakers in the history of animated films, Hayao Miyazaki is a Japanese animator and manga artist. A co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Miyazaki has gained worldwide acclaim as a maker of animated films and a masterful storyteller. Miyazaki has served as an inspiration to several world-renowned animators and directors, including James Cameron and Wes Anderson.

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Jack Ma
(Co-founder and Former Executive Chairman of 'Alibaba Group')
Jack Ma
85
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hangzhou, China
Jack Ma’s journey from being a tourist guide to establishing the Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba is inspirational. Initially rejected by various companies, he is the second-wealthiest person in China as of 2020. After quitting his post of executive chairman of Alibaba in 2019, he focused on philanthropy and environmental causes. 
 8 
Mel Brooks
(Actor, Comedian And Filmmaker)
Mel Brooks
30
Birthdate: June 28, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Mel Brooks is the director of iconic comedy films and spoofs like The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Silent Movie, High Anxiety and Spaceballs. He is also an actor and a writer and has written for many films. He has received many awards and accolades and won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the film. The Producers, in 1969.

 9 
Josh Hutcherson
(Actor and Producer)
Josh Hutcherson
85
Birthdate: October 12, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Union, Kentucky, United States

Josh Hutcherson is best known as Peeta Mellark from The Hunger Games series of films, a role that earned him multiple Teen Choice Awards and MTV Movie Awards. Two of his other notable films are Bridge to Terabithia and Zathura: A Space Adventure. He is a prominent LGBT ally.

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Audie Murphy
(One of the Most Decorated American Combat Soldiers of World War II)
Audie Murphy
98
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingston, Texas, United States
Died: May 28, 1971

Audie Murphy displayed such valor as an American soldier in World War II that he did not have problems establishing a successful acting career after the war, as he was already famous for his heroism which he demonstrated by single-handedly holding off many German soldiers for an hour before leading a successful counterattack despite being wounded and out of ammunition.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer)
Stevie Ray Vaughan
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: August 27, 1990

Stevie Ray Vaughan was an American musician. Stevie achieved so much in his mainstream career, that spanned only seven years, that he is widely regarded as one of the greatest guitarists ever and one of the most influential and iconic musicians in the blues music history. He is credited with reviving blues-rock and his work continues to influence several artists.

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Sammy Davis Jr.
(Singer, Dancer and Actor Known for His Song ‘The Candy Man’)
Sammy Davis Jr.
30
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: May 16, 1990

Nicknamed “Mister Show Business,” posthumous Grammy-winner Samuel Davis Jr. was a multifaceted performer who excelled in dancing, singing, and acting. From delivering vaudeville performances as a child, Samuel graduated to creating Billboard charters and performing with Frank Sinatra as part of the Rat Pack. Sadly, he died in debt.

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Jerry Stiller
(Known for His Role on the Sitcom 'Seinfeld' and the Comedy Series ‘The King of Queens’)
Jerry Stiller
22
Birthdate: June 8, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: May 11, 2020

Veteran actor Jerry Stiller had an extensive six-decade-long career in the entertainment industry. He began performing comedy with his wife, Anne Meara, in the 1960s and soon started acting in films and TV shows as well. His son, Ben Stiller, is also an actor, and the two had appeared in many films together.

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Thom Yorke
(Singer, Musician, Songwriter)
Thom Yorke
27
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wellingborough

English musician, Thom Yorke, is the main vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Radiohead. He is a multi-instrumentalist as well. Active in the music industry for over 35 years, he performs both as part of his band and as a solo artist. He is a human rights activist and also supports animal rights, environmental and anti-war causes.

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Richard Wagner
(Known for His Operas and Music Dramas ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’ and ‘Tristan und Isolde’)
Richard Wagner
34
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1813
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: February 13, 1883
German composer and conductor Richard Wagner is best remembered for his operas and music dramas. He explored the concept of Gesamtkunstwerk, which combined many forms of art, including the visual, poetic, and musical. He also established the opera house Bayreuth Festspielhaus, which hosted his works The Ring and Parsifal.
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Jacob Batalon
(American Actor Known for His Role as ‘Ned Leeds’ in the MCU ‘Spider-Man’ Film Series)
Jacob Batalon
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Birthdate: June 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Jacob Batalon is an actor who is best known for his role as Ned Leeds in Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films. He studied acting at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts and made his debut in a film in 2016. Since then, he has acted in many TV shows and movies, grabbing his first major role in the film Spider-Man: Homecoming in 2017.

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Buster Keaton
(Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Known for His Deadpan Expressions, Which Earned Him the Nickname ‘The Great Stone Face’)
Buster Keaton
18
Birthdate: October 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Piqua, Kansas, United States
Died: February 1, 1966

Buster Keaton was an American comedian, filmmaker, actor, and stunt performer. Regarded as one of the greatest actor-directors of all time, Keaton was renowned for his physical comedy. Counted among the greatest stars of classic Hollywood cinema by the American Film Institute, Buster Keaton's films remain highly regarded. His 1926 film The General was admired by actors like Orson Welles.

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Russ
(Famous for His Hit Singles "What They Want", "Losin Control" and "Best on Earth")
Russ
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Secaucus, New Jersey, United States
Rapper Russell James Vitale, better known as Russ, soared to fame with his Billboard-charting tracks What They Want and Best on Earth. He is also part of an Atlanta-based indie music collective named Diemon. Following a controversial tweet in 2017, he became the center of the “fuck Russ” viral meme.
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Katt Williams
(Stand-Up Comedian and Actor Known for His Role as ‘Money Mike’ in the Film ‘Friday After Next’)
Katt Williams
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Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Comedian and rapper Katt Williams is best known as Money Mike from the comedy film Friday After Next. He was also part of Nick Cannon's improv show Wild 'N Out and played Lord Have Mercy in the movie Norbit. He has won an Emmy for his guest role in Atlanta

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Frankie Muniz
(Actor and Stock Car Driver )
Frankie Muniz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Sonny Bono
(One-half of the Popular Singing Duo 'Sonny & Cher')
Sonny Bono
35
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: January 5, 1998
Sonny Bono formed the musical duo Sonny & Cher, with his second wife, Cher. They also starred in The Sonny and Cher Show. He also served as the mayor of Palm Springs and a congressman for California's 44th district. The Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act was named after him.
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Richard Dreyfus
9
Birthdate: October 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Veteran actor Richard Dreyfus starred in many popular films during the 1970s and 1980s. In a career spanning over 55 years, he has received many prestigious awards, including one Academy Award for Best Actor. He is Jewish and participated in the historic Papal Concert to Commemorate the Shoah in 1994. Besides acting, he has co-authored a novel.

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Burgess Meredith
(One of the Most Accomplished Actors of the 20th Century)
Burgess Meredith
15
Birthdate: November 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 9, 1997
Burgess Meredith is best remembered as The Penguin from Batman and as Mickey Goldmill from the Rocky franchise. The two-time Academy Award-nominated actor has also won many Emmy awards. He played memorable roles in The Day of the Locust and Tail Gunner Joe and narrated for Twilight Zone: The Movie.
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Scott Caan
(Actor & Director Who Starred as Detective Sergeant Danny "Danno" Williams in the CBS television series 'Hawaii Five-0')
Scott Caan
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Scott Caan is an American actor and musician. He is credited with co-founding the now-defunct hip hop group The Whooliganz. As an actor, he is known for playing Detective Sergeant Danny Williams in the police procedural TV series Hawaii Five-0. Also a humanitarian, Scott Caan is closely associated with organizations, such as Surfers Healing, Life Rolls On, and TheraSURF.

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Lars Ulrich
(Drummer and Co-founder of American Heavy Metal Band ‘Metallica’)
Lars Ulrich
54
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gentofte, Denmark

Musician, songwriter, and record producer, Lars Ulrich, is best known as the drummer and co-founder of American heavy metal band Metallica. Born into a family of tennis players, he was initially expected to play the sport as well. However, he was more interested in music and proceeded to pursue a successful career in the field. 

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Skrillex
(American music producer)
Skrillex
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Highland Park, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
The side-mulleted American DJ Skrillex is best-known for bringing dubstep music to the mainstream. The illustrious musician, songwriter, and singer began his journey as a solo artist and has bagged in eight Grammy Awards. Distingusihed for giving electronic dance music a face, DJ Skrillex owns astonishing YouTube views and earns enviable touring revenue.
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Curly Howard
(Comedian, Actor and Member of the Comedy Trio ‘The Three Stooges’)
Curly Howard
7
Birthdate: October 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York, United States
Died: January 18, 1952

Born Jerome Lester Horwitz and nick named Curly by his brothers, Curly Howard is an American vaudevillian actor who was known for his comic skills, childlike mannerism and exaggerated walk. His performance as a member of The Three Stooges was particularly popular among children in 1930s and early 1940s. He was forced to retire early from his career because of stroke.

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Karan Brar
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Chirag Gupta’ in the Film ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid)
Karan Brar
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Birthdate: January 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Redmond, Washington, United States

Karan Brar is an American actor. Starting his career as a child artist, Brar landed the role of an Indian boy named Ravi Ross in the comedy TV series Jessie; the casting directors were so impressed with Brar that they decided to recreate the role as Ravi Ross was originally intended to be a South American boy named Javier.

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Ozuna
(One of the Best-Selling Latin American Music Artists of All Time)
Ozuna
42
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Two-time Latin Grammy-winning Puerto Rican singer Ozuna specializes in the Latin trap and reggaeton genres. He is known for his Billboard-charting albums such as Aura. He collaborated with DJ Snake, Selena Gomez, and Cardi B on the phenomenal hit Taki Taki and has been cast in the film F9.
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Van Morrison
(Singer)
Van Morrison
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bloomfield, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Northern Irish singer, Van Morrison, garnered recognition in the 1960s while playing with the band, Them, and then later as a solo singer with the 1967 song Brown Eyed Girl. Over the years, he has released more than 40 albums. Astral Weeks, Moondance, Wavelength, Down the Road and Keep It Simple are some of his acclaimed and commercially successful albums.

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Jason Alexander
(Actor)
Jason Alexander
28
Birthdate: September 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Johnny Galecki
(One of the Highest Paid TV Actors in the World)
Johnny Galecki
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Birthdate: April 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bree, Belgium

Johnny Galecki’s role as Leonard Hofstadter in CBS’s The Big Bang Theory led to Forbes declaring him as the world's second highest-paid TV actor in 2018. He is also known to his fans as David Healy from Roseanne and is a fan favorite for his effortless performances in sitcoms.

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Ethan Cutkosky
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Barto’ in the Horror Film ‘The Unborn’)
Ethan Cutkosky
34
Birthdate: August 19, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Charles, Illinois, United States

Ethan Cutkosky is an American actor best known for playing Carl Gallagher in the long-running comedy-drama television series, Shameless. In his acting career so far, Cutkosky has worked alongside popular actors like Vince Vaughn, Gary Oldman, Hilary Swank, and William H. Macy. Cutkosky landed in trouble in 2017 when he was arrested in Los Angeles for driving under the influence.

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James Cagney
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of the Golden Age of Hollywood)
James Cagney
17
Birthdate: July 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York, United States
Died: March 30, 1986

James Cagney was an American dancer and actor who won the Academy Award for his performance in the 1942 musical, Yankee Doodle Dandy. In 1984, he was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his contributions to the entertainment industry. In 1999, he was named in the American Film Institute's Greatest Male Stars of the Classical Hollywood Cinema list.

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Luis Guzmán
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Birthdate: August 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican actor Luis Guzmán is best known for films such as Boogie Nights, The Limey, and Traffic. Audiences also loved him in the series Narcos. He has voiced Ricardo in two Grand Theft Auto video games and has delivered an award-winning performance in How to Make It in America
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Akihito
(125th Emperor of Japan)
Akihito
15
Birthdate: December 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Akihito served as the 125th emperor of Japan after succeeding his father to the Chrysanthemum Throne. As emperor, he played a crucial role in inspiring people in 2011 when Japan was struck by two major disasters: Fukushima I nuclear crisis and Great East Japan Earthquake. Akihito abdicated the throne in 2019, becoming the first emperor to do so since 1817.

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Sachin Tendulkar
(One of the Greatest Batsmen in the History of Cricket)
Sachin Tendulkar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Often referred to as the God of Cricket in India, Sachin Tendulkar is a retired cricketer. Also known for his humility on and off the field, Sachin is one of the most revered, celebrated, and decorated cricketers. Considered one of the greatest batsmen of all time, Sachin Tendulkar played a key role in turning India into a cricket-frenzy nation.

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Nathan Lane
(Actor)
Nathan Lane
18
Birthdate: February 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Gervonta Davis
(American Professional Boxer Who Has Held Multiple World Championships in Three Weight Classes)
Gervonta Davis
34
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 7, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Born in the U.S., boxer Gervonta Davis is of mixed heritage but identifies as African-American. He has held titles such as the IBF super featherweight title and the WBA (Super) super featherweight title. Mentored by Floyd Mayweather, he is best known for his knockout-to-win percentage.

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Richard Hammond
(Television presenter best known for co-hosting the BBC Two motoring programme Top Gear from 2002 until 2015)
Richard Hammond
10
Birthdate: December 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Solihull, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Gary Burghoff
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Radar O'Reilly’ in the TV Series ‘M*A*S*H’)
Gary Burghoff
8
Birthdate: May 24, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bristol, Connecticut, United States

Gary Burghoff is an American actor who is credited with originating the popular role of Charlie Brown in the 1967 Broadway musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. He is also known for originating the role of Walter Eugene O'Reilly in the 1970 black comedy war movie MASH and the popular TV series of the same name.

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Haruki Murakami
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Japanese writer Haruki Murakami has authored bestselling works such as Norwegian Wood and Kafka on the Shore, which explore the genres of surrealism and magic realism. He has also translated works by J. D. Salinger and Raymond Carver. He has been named to Time 100 and has won numerous awards.
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Greg Gutfeld
(Television personality)
Greg Gutfeld
9
Birthdate: September 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Simon Helberg
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role as ‘Howard Wolowitz’ in the CBS Sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’)
Simon Helberg
21
Birthdate: December 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Actor, comedian, and musician Simon Helberg is best known for his appearance in the TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory. The son of an actress, he developed an early interest in acting and received training at the Atlantic Theater Company. He is one of the world's highest-paid TV actors and has appeared in many super hit TV series.

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Shemp Howard
(Comedian, Actor and Member of the Comedy Team ‘The Three Stooges’)
Shemp Howard
9
Birthdate: March 11, 1895
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 22, 1955
Samuel Horwitz, better known as Shemp Howard, gained fame as part of the comedy act Ted Healy and his Stooges, which later turned into the iconic slapstick comedy group The Three Stooges, featured in scores of movies. Samuel had marked phobias regarding many things, such as airplanes and dogs.
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BD Wong
(Actor)
BD Wong
14
Birthdate: October 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Corey Feldman
(Actor & Musician)
Corey Feldman
24
Birthdate: July 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

One half of the popular actor duo The Two Coreys, Corey Feldman started out as a child actor before establishing himself as a popular star in the American film industry. An ardent advocate against child molestation, Feldman was summoned to testify against Michael Jackson in the latter's child molestation trial; being Jackson's close friend, he did not testify against Jackson.

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Lou Costello
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Comedy Routine ‘Who's on First’)
Lou Costello
3
Birthdate: March 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 3, 1959

Lou Costello was a comedian best known for his comedy routine Who's on First?, which he performed alongside Bud Abbott. During the Second World War, the comedy duo was one of the highest-paid and most popular entertainers in the world. In 2009, he was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

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Kevin Pollak
(Actor, Comedian and Impressionist Known for His Films ‘The Usual Suspects’ and ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’)
Kevin Pollak
7
Birthdate: October 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Kevin Pollak is an American actor, impressionist, comedian, and podcast host. He is best known for playing Moishe Maisel in the popular, Emmy Award-winning TV series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, for which he has received a couple of Screen Actors Guild Awards. Kevin Pollak is also an avid poker player who participated in the 2012 World Series of Poker.

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Gustave Eiffel
(French Civil Engineer Known for His Contribution to Building the ‘Statue of Liberty’ and ‘Eiffel Tower’)
Gustave Eiffel
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 15, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: December 27, 1923
The man behind the jewel that adorns Paris, the Eiffel Tower, French civil engineer Gustave Eiffel later earned the nickname “the magician of iron.” He revolutionized bridge-building by using compressed-air caissons, designed the Statue of Liberty, and built the first aerodynamic laboratory. He died while listening to Beethoven's 5th symphony.