Famous People Born in February 1956

  • Feb 1 Brahmanandam, Indian film actor
  • Feb 1 Exene Cervenka, American musician
  • Feb 1 Mike Kitchen, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • Feb 3 Nathan Lane, actor (One of the Boys, Frankie & Johnnie), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Feb 3 Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula
  • Feb 3 John Jefferson, American football player
  • Feb 3 Lee Ranaldo, American musician (Sonic Youth)
  • Feb 5 Hector Rebaque, Mexican racing driver
  • Feb 5 Betty Ong, flight attendant that died on September 11, 2001, on American Airlines Flight 11
  • Feb 6 Jon Walmsley, Lancashire England, actor (Jason-Waltons)
  • Feb 6 Linda Grovenor, actress (Die Laughing, Wheels of Fire), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Feb 7 Emo Philips, American comedian
  • Feb 7 Mark St. John, American musician (Kiss) (d. 2007)
  • Feb 8 Dave Meros, American bassist (Spock's Beard)
  • Feb 9 Philip Jackson Ford Jr, NC, basketball player (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Feb 11 Catherine Hickland, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Feb 11 Kathleen Beller, actress (Ft Apache the Bronx, Touched), born in Queens, New York
  • Feb 11 H.R. [Paul D. Hudson], British-American singer (Bad Brains), born in London, England
  • Feb 11 Didier Lockwood, French violinist
  • Feb 12 Ad P Melkert, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (1994- )
  • Feb 13 Liam Brady, Irish soccer player, born in Dublin
  • Feb 13 Peter Hook, English rock bassist (New Order-Round & Round, Run)
  • Feb 13 Richard Eden, actor (Brick-Santa Barbara, Solar Crisis, Robocop)
  • Feb 13 Yiannis Kouros, Greek-Australian runner
  • Feb 13 Princess Alia bint Al Hussein, Jordanian Royal Family member
  • Feb 14 Dave Dravecky, pitcher (SF Giants), had arm amputated
  • Feb 14 Howard Edward Davis Jr., boxer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2015)
  • Feb 14 Ken Wahl, actor (Wanderers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 15 Desmond Haynes, cricket (WI opener-greatest batsman in 1-day history)
  • Feb 15 Hilda Beatriz "Hildita" Guevara, Cuba, daughter of "Che" Guevara
  • Feb 15 Hitoshi Ogawa, Japanese racing driver (d. 1992)
  • Feb 17 Richard Karn [Wilson], American actor (Home Improvement) and TV game show host (Family Feud), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Feb 18 Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer (d. 1997)
  • Feb 19 Dave Wakeling, rock singer/guitarist
  • Feb 19 George David Low, astronaut (STS 32, STS 43), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 19 Peter Holsapple, rocker (Continental Drifters)
  • Feb 19 Steve Randell, Tasmanian cricket Test umpire (international panel)
  • Feb 19 Roderick MacKinnon, American biologist, Nobel laureate

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Feb 19 Jeffrey Robert Immelt, American chairman of General Electric, born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Chairman of General Electric Jeffrey Robert Immelt
Chairman of General Electric
Jeffrey Robert Immelt
  • Feb 20 Charles Cummins, Clintwood Va, 3rd of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 20 Charlie Adler, American voice actor
  • Feb 21 Woody Brown, actor (Cliff-Facts of Life), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Feb 22 Amy Alcott, LPGA golfer (1983 Nabisco Dinah Shore), born in Kansas City, Missouri

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Feb 24 Eddie Murray, 1st baseman (Orioles, Dodgers, Cleve Indians), born in Los Angeles, California

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Feb 24 Paula Zahn, Napperville Ill, news anchor (ABC, CBS This Morning)
  • Feb 24 Judith Butler, American philosopher
  • Feb 25 Davie Cooper, soccer star
  • Feb 26 Keisuke Kuwata, Japanese singer
  • Feb 28 Jimmy Nicholl, Canadian-born Northern Irish footballer
  • Feb 28 Mike Tenay, American wrestling commentator
  • Feb 29 Randy Jackson, rocker (Zebra-I Don't Know, I Don't Care)
  • Feb 29 Jonathan Coleman, Anglo-Australian entertainer
  • Feb 29 Bob Speller, Canadian politician
  • Feb 29 Aileen Wuornos, American serial killer (d. 2002)
  • Feb 29 J. Randy Taraborrelli, American celebrity journalist