Famous People Born in 1955

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  • Jan 1st Michael James Sullivan, PGA golfer (1980 Southern Open), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Jan 2nd Tex Brashear, American voice actor
  • Jan 3rd Cynthia Sykes, Coffeyville Ky, actress (Flamingo Road, St Elsewhere)
  • Jan 3rd Palmolive, English musician (The Slits, The Raincoats)
  • Jan 4th Kathy Forester, Lookout Mt Ga, country singer (Forester Sister-Men)
  • Jan 4th Mark Hollis, English pop musician (Talk Talk, Dum Dum Girl)

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Jan 6th Rowan Atkinson, English comedian and actor (Mr Bean, Blackadder), born in Consett, County Durham, England

Actor and Comedian Rowan Atkinson
Actor and Comedian
Rowan Atkinson
  • Jan 7th Sandra Bernhard, Arizona (Follow That Bird, King of Comedy)
  • Jan 8th Mike Reno, rock vocalist (Loverboy), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jan 8th Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer
  • Jan 9th Michiko Kakutani, American literary critic
  • Jan 9th J. K. Simmons, American actor
  • Jan 10th Luci Martin, rocker vocalist (Chic)
  • Jan 10th Michael Schenker, heavy metal rocker (MSG-Coming on Strong, Scorpions)
  • Jan 12th Patty Hayes, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 12th Rockne S. O'Bannon, American screenwriter
  • Jan 13th Fred White, rocker (Earth Wind & Fire-Shining Star, Easy Lover)
  • Jan 13th Jay McInerney, author (Bright Lights, Big City)
  • Jan 13th Titus M Mafolo, South African journalist/ANC-leader
  • Jan 13th Trevor Rabin, rocker (Yes)
  • Jan 13th Paul Kelly, Australian singer
  • Jan 15th Enrico Mentana, Milan Italy, Italian newscaster (RAI)
  • Jan 16th Jerry M Linenger, PhD/Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 81/84), born in Mt Clemens, Michigan
  • Jan 17th Steve Earle, country singer (Guitar Town), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jan 18th Johannes AM "Hans" van Tongeren, Dutch actor (Hunk)

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Jan 18th Kevin Costner, American actor (Fandango, Silverado, Bull Durham), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Jan 18th Mable Fergerson, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1972), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 19th Simon Rattle, England, orchestra conductor (Birmingham Symph Orch)
  • Jan 19th Paul Rodriguez, Mexican-born actor and comedian
  • Jan 20th Joe Doherty, Ireland, IRA activist (jailed in US)
  • Jan 20th Wyatt Knight, American actor
  • Jan 20th Hiromi Ōta, Japanese singer
  • Jan 21st Peter Fleming, NJ, tennis player (US Open Doubles 1979, 81, 83)
  • Jan 21st Jeff Koons, American artist
  • Jan 22nd Thomas David Jones, Balt Md, PhD/Astronaut (STS 59, 68, 80, sk: 98)
  • Jan 22nd Timothy R. Ferguson, American politician
  • Jan 22nd John Wesley Shipp, Norfolk, Virginia, American actor (Dawson's Creek, One Life to Live)
  • Jan 23rd Reginald Calloway, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)
  • Jan 23rd Robin Zander, rocker vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick-Dream Police)
  • Jan 24th James Montgomery, US 100m swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1976)
  • Jan 24th Julian Holland, rocker (Squeeze)
  • Jan 26th Lucia Mendez, Mexico, spanish singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno)

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Jan 26th Eddie Van Halen, Nijmegan Neth, rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984)

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen
  • Jan 27th Richard Young, Glasgow Ky, singer (Kentucky Headhunters-Davy Crockett)
  • Jan 27th Brian Engblom, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 27th John G. Roberts, 17th Chief Justice of the United States
  • Jan 27th Alexander Stuart, British author
  • Jan 27th Koji Ushikubo, Japanese racing driver

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Jan 28th Nicolas Sarkozy, 23rd President of France (2007-12), born in Paris, France

President of France Nicolas Sarkozy
President of France
Nicolas Sarkozy
  • Jan 29th John Tate, US, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968)
  • Jan 30th Curtis Strange, Norfolk VA, PGA golfer (1989 US Open)
  • Jan 30th Judith Tarr, US, sci-fi author (Isle of Glass, Ars Magica)
  • Jan 30th Michael Thompson, guitarist (Afterburn, Fresh, Sahara, Gridlock'd)

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Jan 31st Virginia Ruzici, Campia Turzii Romania, tennis star (1978 French Open champion)

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Virginia Ruzici
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Virginia Ruzici
  • Feb 1st Kate Ashbrook, general secretary (Open Spaces Society)
  • Feb 1st Virginia "Ginny" Leng [Elliott], British eventer (1986 World Champion)
  • Feb 1st Ernie Camacho, baseball player
  • Feb 2nd Michael Talbott, Waverly Iowa, actor (Stan-Miami Vice)
  • Feb 3rd Stephen Euin Cobb, American novelist
  • Feb 3rd Kirsty Wark, British broadcast journalist
  • Feb 4th Mikuláš Dzurinda, Slovak Prime minister
  • Feb 5th Debra Jo Fondren, Los Angeles Cal, playmate of year (September, 1977)
  • Feb 5th Mike Heath, baseball player
  • Feb 6th Eric Money, American NBA player, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 7th Charlie Puleo, baseball player
  • Feb 7th Rolf Benirschke, NFL place kicker/TV host (Wheel of Fortune), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 7th Mario Coutinho, Brazilian physician
  • Feb 8th Ethan Phillips, actor (Neelix-Star Trek Voyager)
  • Feb 8th Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, wrestler (WWF/WCW/NJPW/CWFI/Calgary)

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Feb 8th John Grisham, writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief)

Writer John Grisham
Writer
John Grisham
  • Feb 8th Nancy Oliver, American playwright and television writer
  • Feb 9th Charles Shaughnessy, actor (Shane-Days of our Lives, Nanny), born in London, England
  • Feb 9th Jm J Bullock, Casper Wyoming, actor (Monroe-Too Close for Comfort)

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Feb 10th Greg Norman, Queensland, Australia, PGA golfer (1984 Kemper)

Golfer Greg Norman
Golfer
Greg Norman
  • Feb 10th Lusia Mae Harris, Minter City Miss, basketball player (Oly-silver-76)
  • Feb 10th Chris Adams, British pro wrestler and judoka (d. 2001)
  • Feb 10th Jim Cramer, American television personality
  • Feb 12th Arsenio Hall, comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America)
  • Feb 12th Daniele Masala, Italy, pentathelete (Olympics-1976)
  • Feb 12th Bill Laswell, American bassist and record producer
  • Feb 12th Chet Lemon, American baseball player
  • Feb 13th Jan de Ligt, Dutch saxophonist (I've Got the Bullets)
  • Feb 13th Scott Smith, rock bassist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)
  • Feb 13th Joe Birkett, American lawyer
  • Feb 14th R Jeremy H Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary
  • Feb 14th Ronald Desruelles, Belgian athlete
  • Feb 14th James Eckhouse, American actor
  • Feb 14th Carol Kalish, American publishing executive (d. 1991)
  • Feb 14th Rip Rogers, American professional wrestler
  • Feb 15th Bev Francis, Australia, world women's power-lifting champion
  • Feb 15th Clive Aslet, British editor (Country Life)
  • Feb 15th Christopher McDonald, American actor
  • Feb 15th Janice Dickinson, American Ex-Supermodel
  • Feb 16th George Martin, NFL defensive back (NY Giants)
  • Feb 16th Guy Gallo, writer (Under the Volcano), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Feb 16th Jeff Clayton, US jazz saxophonist/composer (Groove Shop)
  • Feb 16th Hunt Block, American actor

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Feb 17th Mo Yan, Chinese novelist

Novelist Mo Yan
Novelist
Mo Yan
  • Feb 18th Miles Tredinnick, English playwright
  • Feb 18th Raymond Rougeau, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Feb 19th Jeff Daniels, GA, actor (Something Wild, Dumb & Dumber, Speed)
  • Feb 20th Kelsey Grammer, Virgin Islands, actor (Fraiser Crane-Cheers/Fraiser)
  • Feb 21st Sir Steven Fayburgh, British diplomat
  • Feb 22nd Tim Young, Scarborough, Ontario, Canadian ice hockey player (Minnesota North Stars)
  • Feb 23rd Howard Jones, rock pianist/vocalist (Things Can Only Get Better)
  • Feb 24th Alain Prost, Formula One racing driver (Championships: 85, 86, 89, 93)
  • Feb 24th Bob Abrams, Ohio, rocker (Buckinghams)

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Feb 24th Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple (d. 2011), born in San Francisco, California

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs
  • Feb 25th Leann Hunley, actress (Dane Carrington-Dynasty, Dawson's Creek)
  • Feb 26th Rupert Keegan, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, England, Formula One racing car driver
  • Feb 27th Garry Christian, rocker
  • Feb 27th Sally Spencer, actress (M J McKinnon-Another World)
  • Feb 27th Peter Christopherson, English musician and video director
  • Feb 28th Adrian Dantley, NBA forward (Olympic-gold-1976, Utah Jazz), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 28th Gilbert Gottfried, comedian (Beverly Hills Cop)
  • Feb 28th Randy Jackson, guitarist (Zebra-Tell Me What You Want), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 1st Jimmy Fortune, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • Mar 2nd Dale Bosworth, TV host (America's Most Wanted)
  • Mar 2nd Dale Bozzio, vocalist (Missing Persons-Destination Unknown), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 2nd Jay Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie)
  • Mar 2nd Shoko Asahara, [Chizuo Matsumoto], Japanese sect leader
  • Mar 2nd Steve Small, cricketer (stalwart NSW opening batsman)
  • Mar 2nd Ken Salazar, American politician
  • Mar 4th Benny Alexander, sec-gen (South African Pan-Africanist Movement)
  • Mar 4th Dominique Pinon, French actor
  • Mar 5th Marcia McCabe, American actress (Alice Grande - One Life to Live), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 5th Penn Jillette, Mass, magician (Penn & Teller-Penn & Teller are Dead)
  • Mar 7th Tommy Kramer, American football player
  • Mar 7th Anupam Kher, Bollywood Actor
  • Mar 8th Don Ashby, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1981)
  • Mar 9th Fernando Bujones, ballet dancer, born in Miami, Florida
  • Mar 9th Ornella Muti, actress (Flash Gordon, Most Beautiful Wife), born in Rome, Italy
  • Mar 9th Teo Fabi, formula-1 Indy-car racer (rookie of year-1983)
  • Mar 10th Bunny DeBarge, rocker (Debarge), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Mar 10th Juliusz Machulski, Poland, director/writer/actor (Do It Yourself)
  • Mar 10th Youssra, Egyptian actress and singer
  • Mar 10th Toshio Suzuki, Japanese racing driver
  • Mar 11th [Kater]Nina Hagen, East Berlin German DR, actress (Blue Angel)
  • Mar 13th Glenne Headly, New London CT, actress (Dick Tracy, Making Mr Right)
  • Mar 13th Olga Rukavishnikova, USSR, pentathlete (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • Mar 13th Patricia J Engfer, general manager (Hyatt Regency-Orlando)
  • Mar 13th Bruno Conti, Italian footballer
  • Mar 14th Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)
  • Mar 15th Dee Snider, Massapequa NY, (Twisted Sister-We're Not Gonna Take It)
  • Mar 15th Mohsin Khan, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman late 70s early 80s)
  • Mar 16th Isabelle Huppert, actress (Cactus, Heaven's Gate), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 16th Jiro Watanabe, Japanese boxer
  • Mar 16th Bruno Barreto, Brazilian film director
  • Mar 17th Bill Beyers, actor (Wally McCandless-Capitol)
  • Mar 17th Cynthia McKinney, (Rep-D-Georgia)
  • Mar 17th Gary Sinise, actor (Apollo 13, Forrest Gump)
  • Mar 17th Paul Overstreet, Van Cleave Miss, country singer (Daddy's Come Around)
  • Mar 18th Graham Porter, cricketer (1 day intl for Australia 1979)
  • Mar 18th Francis G. Slay, Mayor of St. Louis, Mo.

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Mar 19th Bruce Willis, American actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard), born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

  • Mar 21st Barbel Wockel-Eckert, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80)
  • Mar 21st Jean Marie Hon, actress (Jane-Man From Atlantis), born in San Francisco, California
  • Mar 22nd Valdis Zatlers, 7th President of Latvia
  • Mar 22nd Pete Sessions, American politician
  • Mar 23rd Cindy Olavarri, Pleasant Hills California, cyclist (7-Eleven team)
  • Mar 23rd Petrea Burchard, American actress
  • Mar 24th Doug Jarvis, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Mar 25th Daniel Boulud, French chef and restaurateur
  • Mar 25th Lee Mazzilli, American baseball player
  • Mar 26th Dean Dillon, Lake City TN, country singer (Chair)
  • Mar 26th Danny Arndt, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Mar 27th Kim Brassey, racehorse trainer
  • Mar 27th Patrick McCabe, Clones County Monaghan, Irish novelist
  • Mar 28th Reba McEntire, McAlester Ok, country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues)
  • Mar 28th John Alderdice, Northern Irish politician
  • Mar 29th Christopher Lawford, actor (Charlie Brent-All My Children)
  • Mar 29th Dianne Kay, Phoenix Az, actress (Nancy-8 is Enough, Reggie, Glitter)
  • Mar 29th Earl Campbell, NFL running back (Houston, 1977 Heisman), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 29th Marina Sirtis, English actress (Troi-Star Trek: The Next Generation), born in London, England
  • Mar 29th Brendan Gleeson, Irish actor
  • Mar 30th Randy Vanwarmer, vocalist (Just When I Needed You Most), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Mar 31st Angus Young, Glascow Scotland, rock guitarist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell)
  • Mar 31st Robert Vance, New Zealand cricketer
  • Apr 1st Danny Joe Pohl, Mt Pleasant MI, PGA golfer (1986 Colonial)
  • Apr 1st Stan Ridway, rocker (Wall Of Voodoo)
  • Apr 1st Gregg Jarrett, American television anchor
  • Apr 2nd Michael Stone, British terrorist
  • Apr 3rd Aleksandr Nikolayevich Yablontsev, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • Apr 5th Janice Long, British radio host (Crash FM)
  • Apr 5th Renate Bruemmer, astronaut/cosmonaut
  • Apr 5th Akira Toriyama, Japanese manga artist
  • Apr 5th Charlotte de Turckheim, French actress
  • Apr 6th Keith Hunter Jesperson, Canadian-born serial killer
  • Apr 6th Michael Rooker, American actor
  • Apr 7th Andrea Fisher, artist
  • Apr 8th John Campbell, harness racer (3-time winner of Hambletonian)
  • Apr 8th Kane Hodder, American actor and stuntman
  • Apr 8th Barbara Kingsolver, American novelist
  • Apr 8th David Wu, Taiwanese-born American politician
  • Apr 9th Joolz Denby, English poet and novelist
  • Apr 9th Kate Heyhoe, American food writer
  • Apr 10th Cary Middlecoff, golfer (Masters)
  • Apr 10th Lesley Garrett, British soprano
  • Apr 11th Michele Scarabelli, actress (Jo Santini-Airwolf, Alienation, Dallas)
  • Apr 11th Piers J Sellers, Sussex England, PhD/astronaut