Famous People Born in 1959

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 707

  • Jan 1st Abdul Ahad Mohmand, Afghanistan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-6)
  • Jan 1st Azali Assoumani, Comorian president
  • Jan 2nd Kirti Azad, cricketer (Indian off-spin all-rounder in 7 Tests 1981-83)
  • Jan 3rd Rusty Golden, rocker (Boys Band)
  • Jan 4th Denise Matthews "Vanity", singer (Prince protege) and actress (52 Pick Up), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • Jan 4th Yoshitomo Nara, Japanese pop artist
  • Jan 6th John Singleton, director (Boyz n The Hood), born in Los Angeles, California

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Jan 6th Kapil Dev, Chandigarh Punjab, Indian cricketer (India's finest all-rounder 1978-94, Cup-1982)

Cricketer Kapil Dev
Cricketer
Kapil Dev
  • Jan 6th Kathy Sledge, Phila, vocalist (Sister Sledge-We are Family)
  • Jan 6th Nancy Rubin Sharff, New Kensington, LPGA golfer (1991 Jamie Farr-9th)
  • Jan 7th Kathy Valentine, rocker (Go-Go's-We Got the Beat)
  • Jan 8th Michael Harwood, Australian golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jan 8th Paul Hester, Australian drummer (d. 2005)
  • Jan 9th Otis Nixon, US baseball outfielder (Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers)
  • Jan 9th Mark Martin, American race car driver
  • Jan 9th Rigoberta Menchú, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
  • Jan 9th Cristi Minculescu, Romanian musician
  • Jan 10th Chandra Cheesborough, 4X100 runner (Olympic-gold-84), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jan 10th Don Letts, rocker (Big Audio Dynamite)
  • Jan 10th Kirk & Curtwood, musician (Meat Puppets)
  • Jan 10th Fran Walsh, New Zealand screenwriter
  • Jan 11th Brett Bodine, auto racer
  • Jan 12th Per Helmstad Gessle, Sweden, singer (Roxette-Must Have Been Love)
  • Jan 12th Blixa Bargeld, German singer and musician (Einstürzende Neubauten, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds)
  • Jan 12th Lasana M. Sekou, Saint Martin, Caribbean, poet/author (The Salt Reaper
  • Jan 13th James Lomenzo, American musician (Megadeth)
  • Jan 14th Carl Chas Smash Smyth, rock bassist (Madness-Our House)
  • Jan 14th Geoff Tate, vocalist (Queensryche-Breaking the Silence)
  • Jan 14th Paul Terry, cricketer (in Germany Two Tests England v WI 1984)
  • Jan 14th Susan Smith, Beloit WISC, playmate (Sept, 1981)
  • Jan 15th Pete Trewavas, Middlesbrough, bassist, (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)
  • Jan 15th Pavle Kozjek, Slovenian climber (d. 2008)
  • Jan 16th Juanita Bynum, American televangelist
  • Jan 16th Sade, Nigerian-born singer
  • Jan 17th Susanna Hoffs, actress/rocker (Bangles-Walk Like an Egyptian)
  • Jan 17th Momoe Yamaguchi, Japanese singer and actress
  • Jan 18th Bob Rosenberg, rocker (Will To Power)
  • Jan 20th Lea Antonoplis, West Covina Cat, tennis star
  • Jan 21st Alex McLeish, Scottish footballer and manager
  • Jan 22nd Linda Blair, actress (Exorcist, Chained Heat, Savage St), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 23rd Earl Falconer, British reggae bassist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Jan 23rd Tyrone Power Jr, actor (Shag), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 24th David Mills, American author
  • Jan 24th James Roderick Moir (alias Vic Reeves), English comedian
  • Jan 27th Chris Collinsworth, NFL wide receiver/TV sportscaster
  • Jan 27th Patti Cohoon, Whittier California, actress (Molly-Here Come the Brides)
  • Jan 27th Göran Hägglund, Swedish politician
  • Jan 27th Keith Olbermann, American news presenter
  • Jan 28th Dave Sharp, rock guitarist (Alarm-In the Summertime)
  • Jan 28th Frank Darabont, American filmmaker
  • Jan 28th Burkhard Dallwitz, German-born composer
  • Jan 28th Randi Rhodes, Nova M Radio personality
  • Jan 30th Jody Watley, Chic, dancer (Solid Gold)/singer (Looking For a New Love)
  • Jan 31st Anthony LaPaglia, actor (Murder One)
  • Jan 31st Kelly Lynch, actress (Drugstore Cowboy)
  • Jan 31st Kelly Moore, American stock car driver
  • Feb 1st Anthony LaPlagia, actor (Criminal Justice, Betsy's Wedding)
  • Feb 1st Carolyn Hill, LPGA golfer (1994 McCall's Classic), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Feb 1st Mike Horan, NFL punter (NY Giants)
  • Feb 1st Wade Wilson, NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Feb 3rd Loi Tolhurst, rocker (Cure-Hell's Kitchen)
  • Feb 3rd Molly Killingbeck, Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • Feb 3rd Thomas Calabro, American actor (Michael Mancini-Melrose Place), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Feb 3rd Yasuharu Konishi, Japanese musician (Pizzicato Five)

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Feb 4th Lawrence Taylor, Williamsburg Virginia, NFL's greatest linebacker (NY Giants)

Hall of Fame American Football Player Lawrence Taylor
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Lawrence Taylor
  • Feb 4th Zenani Mandela, daughter of Nelson & Winnie Mandela
  • Feb 5th Glenn Dubis, US 3x40 rifle (Olympics-1984, 88, 96), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Feb 5th Jennifer Granholm American Politician
  • Feb 6th Ken Nelson, English record producer
  • Feb 7th Brian Travers, rock saxophonist (UB40-Red Wine)
  • Feb 7th Sammy Lee, British soccer player
  • Feb 8th Heinz Gunthardt, Switzerland, tennis star
  • Feb 8th Irina Kalinina, USSR, springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • Feb 8th Pamela Jean Bryant,playmate (April, 1978), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Feb 8th Mauricio Macri, Argentine politician (President of Argentina 2015-), born in Tandil, Buenos Aires
  • Feb 10th Tonga, [Uliuli Fifita], wrestler (WCW/WAR/WWF, Ming, Haku, Islanders)
  • Feb 10th Lisa McPherson, Former Scientologist (d. 1995)
  • Feb 11th Corinne Shigemoto, US judo coach (Olympics-96)
  • Feb 12th Nancy Remy, reporter (NYC's Shadow Traffic)
  • Feb 12th Omar Hakim, drummer (Dire Straits, Weather Report)
  • Feb 12th Sigrid Thornton, Australia, actress (Amelia Lawson-Guns of Paradise)
  • Feb 13th Gaston Gingras, National Hockey League defenceman
  • Feb 13th Gord Hampson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Feb 14th Renée Fleming, American soprano
  • Feb 15th Ali Campbell, British reggae vocalist/guitarist (UB40-Red Red Wine)
  • Feb 15th Guy De Alwis, cricket wicket-keeper (Sri Lankan mid 80s)
  • Feb 15th Joe Hesketh, US baseball player (Boston Red Sox)
  • Feb 15th Hugo Savinovich, Ecuadorian wrestler

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Feb 16th John McEnroe, Wiesbaden, Germany, American tennis great (US Open 1979-81, 84 Wimb 1981, 83, 84)

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • Feb 16th Kelly Tripuka, Glenn Ridge NJ, NBA forward (Det Pistons, Utah Jazz)
  • Feb 17th Ambrose "Rowdy" Gaines, US, 100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Feb 17th Daniel Ray "Danny" Ainge, basketball & football star
  • Feb 17th Richard Karn, actor (Al-Home Improvement), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Feb 17th Rowdy Gaines, US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1984)
  • Feb 17th Aryeh Deri, Israeli rabbi and politician

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Feb 19th Roger Goodell, Jamestown New York, American NFL Commissioner

Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL) Roger Goodell
Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL)
Roger Goodell
  • Feb 20th Bill Gullickson, US baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Feb 20th Joel Rifkind, NY serial killer
  • Feb 20th Scott Evans Brayton, racing car driver
  • Feb 21st José María Cano, Spanish musician
  • Feb 22nd Kyle MacLachlan, American actor (Blue Velvet, Dune, Twin Peaks), born in Yakima, Washington
  • Feb 22nd Susan Benjamin, actress (Tracy-Accidental Family)
  • Feb 22nd Jiří Čunek, Czech politician
  • Feb 23rd John Arthur Wilson, Ceres CA, PGA golfer (1994 Anheuser-Busch-4th)
  • Feb 24th Beth Broderick, Falmouth KY, actress (Aunt Zelda-Sabrina)
  • Feb 24th Michael Roy Whitney, cricket (great NSW & Aussie lefty quick 1981-92)
  • Feb 25th Mike Peters, rocker (Alarm-In the Summertime)
  • Feb 25th Carl Marotte, Canadian actor
  • Feb 26th Rolando Blackman, American basketball player
  • Feb 27th Johnny Van Zant, American singer (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Feb 28th Sydney P Mufamadi, South African leader (SACP)
  • Mar 2nd Andrew Farriss, Australia, rock keyboardist (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt)
  • Mar 2nd Larry Stewart, Paducah KY, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • Mar 2nd Laura Hurlbut, LPGA golfer
  • Mar 3rd Romeo Zondervan, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
  • Mar 4th Kelly Lynch, Golden Walley Minn, actress (Warm Summer Rain, Cocktail)
  • Mar 4th Rick Ardon, Australian news presenter
  • Mar 5th Vazgen Sargsyan, Armenian politician (d. 1999)
  • Mar 5th David Fury, American television writer and producer
  • Mar 6th Tom Arnold, Iowa, [Mr Roseanne Barr Arnold], actor (Tom, True Lies)
  • Mar 6th Saul Anuzis, American politician
  • Mar 7th Thomas Edward Lehman, Austin MN, PGA golfer (1994 Memorial Tournament)
  • Mar 7th Donna Murphy, American actress
  • Mar 8th Aidan Quinn, actor (Avalon, Desperately Seeking Susan, Mission)
  • Mar 9th Barbie, doll (Mattel)
  • Mar 9th Kato [Brian] Kaelin, actor (Beach Fever)/OJ roommate/witness
  • Mar 9th Lonny Price, actor (Muppets Take Manhattan), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 13th Dirk Wellham, cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut )
  • Mar 13th Ronnie Rogers, guitarist (T'Pau-Heart & Soul)
  • Mar 13th Kathy Hilton, socialite-Hilton Hotels, mother of Nikki Hilton and Paris Hilton
  • Mar 14th Patrick Dupond, dancer (La Bayadere), born in Paris, France
  • Mar 14th Tamara Tunie, American actress
  • Mar 15th Eliot Teltscher, California, tennis player (US Davis Cup team)
  • Mar 15th Harold Baines, Easton MD, outfielder (Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers)
  • Mar 15th Renny Harlin, Finnish film director
  • Mar 15th Lisa Holton, American writer
  • Mar 16th Michael J Bloomfield, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 86), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Mar 16th Stan Thorn, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin

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Mar 16th Flavor Flav, American rapper and reality TV star, born in Roosevelt, New York

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav
  • Mar 16th Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway
  • Mar 17th Brian Douglas Jones, tornado class sailor (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Mar 17th Danny Ainge, NBA coach (Phoenix Suns)
  • Mar 17th Mike Lindup, British rock keyboardist/singer (Level 42-Hot Water)
  • Mar 17th Terry Hall (Specials, Fun Boy 3)
  • Mar 17th Paul Black, American rock singer
  • Mar 17th Christian Clemenson, American actor
  • Mar 18th Irene Cara, Bronx actress/singer (Fame, DC Cab, Certain Fury), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 18th Luc Besson, French producer, writer, and director
  • Mar 19th Shelley Burch, Tucson Az, actress (One Life to Live, Identity Crisis)
  • Mar 19th Terry Hall, rocker (Colourfield-Animal Liberation)
  • Mar 20th Dale Reid, Ladybank Scotland, LPGA golfer (European Solheim Cup team)
  • Mar 20th Richard Drummie, rocker (Go West-Call Me, Don't Look Down)
  • Mar 20th Steve McFadden, British actor
  • Mar 20th Sting, American professional wrestler
  • Mar 21st Sarah Jane Morris, English Singer
  • Mar 21st Nobuo Uematsu, Japanese composer
  • Mar 22nd Matthew Modine, Loma Linda Cal, actor (Full Metal Jacket)
  • Mar 22nd Carlton Cuse, Mexican-born American TV writer and executive
  • Mar 22nd Avraham Fried, Orthodox Jewish Musician
  • Mar 23rd Catherine Keener, American actress
  • Mar 23rd Epic Soundtracks, English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls) (d. 1997)
  • Mar 23rd Philippe Volter, Belgian actor (d. 2005)
  • Mar 24th Renaldo Nehemiah, US, hurdler (110m at 12.93)/NFLer (SF 49ers)
  • Mar 25th Vince Guerra, jockey
  • Mar 26th David Delong, Portland Ore, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 BC Open)
  • Mar 26th Chris Hansen, American reporter and correspondent
  • Mar 28th Petra Delhees, Jauch Switzertand, tennis star
  • Mar 28th Todd Curtis, actor (Capitol, Skip-Young & Restless)
  • Mar 29th Brad McCrimmon, Dodsland, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
  • Mar 29th Barry Blanchard, Canadian mountaineer
  • Mar 29th Perry Farrell, American musician, (Jane's Addiction, Porno For Pyros)
  • Mar 30th Daniel Seifried, Kitchener Ont, Canadia Tour golfer (1981 Thunder Bay)
  • Mar 30th Peter Ellis, convicted child abuser
  • Mar 30th Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
  • Mar 31st Ali McMordie, Irish bassist (Stiff Little Fingers)
  • Apr 2nd Adrian Meagher, Australian baseball pitching coach (Olympics-1996)
  • Apr 2nd Brian Goodell, US, 400m/1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-1976)
  • Apr 2nd Carmen Ayala-Troncoso, 5K runner, born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 2nd Dean Townson, St Petersburg Fla, singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake)
  • Apr 2nd Gelindo Bordin, Italian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • Apr 2nd Ken Macleay, cricketer (at Bedford-on-Avon Aussie ODI medium pacer)
  • Apr 2nd Victoria Jackson, comedian (SNL, Casual Sex), born in Miami, Florida
  • Apr 2nd Badou Zaki, Morrocan footballer and manager
  • Apr 2nd Juha Kankkunen, Finnish race car driver
  • Apr 2nd Yves Lavandier, French film director
  • Apr 3rd David Hyde Pierce, NY, actor (Niles Crane-Fraiser)
  • Apr 6th Dianne Brill, Tampa, fashion designer/party girl (Queen of the Night)
  • Apr 8th Franklyn Stephenson, cricketer (great all-rounder)
  • Apr 8th Martin Weston, cricketer
  • Apr 9th Dave Innis, Bartlesville Oklahoma, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
  • Apr 10th Brian Setzer, Massapequa Park NY, rock guitarist/vocalist (Stray Cats)
  • Apr 10th Yvan Loubier, Quebec politician
  • Apr 12th Elissa Leeds, actress (Cissy-Dorothy), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 13th Vicki Witt Lansing MI, playmate (Aug, 1978)
  • Apr 15th Emma Thompson, England, actress (Henry V, Howards End, Oscar-1992)
  • Apr 15th Kevin Lowe, Lachute, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
  • Apr 15th Fruit Chan, Hong Kong film director
  • Apr 15th Thomas F. Wilson, American actor
  • Apr 16th Anne Kursinski, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)
  • Apr 16th Scott McKinsey, American television director