Famous People Born in 1959 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 701

  • Aug 1 Otomo Yoshihide, Japanese musician
  • Aug 2 Britt Helfer, Clearfield Utah, actress (Lily-Loving, Alley Cat)
  • Aug 2 Victoria Jackson, comedian and actress (Casual Sex, Saturday Night Live), born in Miami, Florida
  • Aug 3 Martin Atkins, English drummer (Nine Inch Nails), born in Coventry
  • Aug 3 Koichi Tanaka, Japanese scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Aug 4 Deedee Lasker, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 4 John Gormley, Irish politician
  • Aug 4 Laurence Anholt, British children's author, born in London, England
  • Aug 5 Pete Burns, English singer (Dead or Alive, "Spin Me Round"), born in Bebington (d. 2016)
  • Aug 6 Grant Aleksander, Balt Md, actor (Guiding Light, All My Children)
  • Aug 6 Joyce Sims, rocker (All & All)
  • Aug 7 Ali Shah, cricketer (Zimbabwe all-rounder in two Tests 1992)
  • Aug 8 Rikki Rockett, rocker (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn)
  • Aug 8 Ronald Weigel, German DR speed walker (5 km indoor)
  • Aug 9 Diane Williams, Hahn AFB Ger, singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel)
  • Aug 9 Kurtis Blow, rapper (Krushgroove-The Breaks), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 9 Michael Kors, American fashion designer and Project Runway judge, born in Long Island, New York
  • Aug 10 Mark Price, bass/vocals (All About Eve, Tin Huey-Contents Dislodged)

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Aug 10 Rosanna Arquette, actress (Desperately Seeking Susan, After Hours), born in NYC, New York

  • Aug 10 Florent Vollant, Innu-Canadian musician (Kashtin)
  • Aug 11 Linda Rhys Vaughn, Grossmont Ca, playmate (Apr, 1982)
  • Aug 11 Yoshiaki Murakami, Japanese investor
  • Aug 11 Gustavo Cerati, Argentinian musician (Soda Stereo)
  • Aug 12 Lynette Woodard, Wichita Ks, (Olympic-gold-1984, Harlem Globetrotter)
  • Aug 13 Bruce French, cricketer (England wicketkeeper in 16 Tests 1986-88)
  • Aug 13 Danny Bonaduce, actor (Danny-Partridge Family)/Chicago DJ (WLUP)
  • Aug 13 Mark Nevin, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)
  • Aug 13 Tom Niedenfuer, American baseball player

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Aug 14 Earvin "Magic" Johnson, American NBA Forward (LA Lakers/Olympic-gold-92), born in Lansing, Michigan

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • Aug 14 Frank Brickowski, NBA forward/center (Seattle Supersonics)
  • Aug 14 Marcia Gay Harden, American actress
  • Aug 15 Scott D Altman, Lincoln Ill, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (sk: STS 90)
  • Aug 16 Marc Sergeant, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 17 David Koresh, American cult leader (d. 1993)
  • Aug 17 Jonathan Franzen, American author
  • Aug 18 Tom Prichard, American wrestler
  • Aug 19 Ricky Pierce, NBA guard/forward (Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Aug 19 Steve Grimmett, heavy metal rocker
  • Aug 19 Susan Cummings, Monegasque-born American heiress and convicted murderer
  • Aug 20 Missie McGeorge, Pueblo CO, LPGA golfer (1994 PING-Cellular One)
  • Aug 20 Richard DeStasio, horse trainer
  • Aug 21 Anne Hobbs, England, tennis star
  • Aug 21 Bud Schultz, Meriden Conn, tennis star
  • Aug 21 Jim McMahon, NFL QB (Chicago Bears, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Aug 21 Richard Zokol, Kitimat BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1982 BC Open)
  • Aug 22 Denise Curry, Daivs California, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Aug 22 Juan Croucier, heavy metal rocker (Ratt-Round & Round)
  • Aug 22 Pia Gjellerup, Danish politician
  • Aug 23 George Kalovelonis, Greek tennis player
  • Aug 24 Adrian Kuiper, cricketer (South African all-rounder)
  • Aug 24 Michel Valke, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, Dordrecht '90)
  • Aug 26 Jim Rutledge, Canadian golfer (1995 Indian Open), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Aug 26 Joanne Gail Abbott, executive (MTV)
  • Aug 26 Kathryn P Hire, Mobile Alabama, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (sk: STS 90)
  • Aug 27 Gerhard Berger, formula-1 racer (Italian Grand Prix-1988)
  • Aug 27 Juan Fernando Cobo, Colombian artist
  • Aug 28 Mary Murphy, LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open-5th), born in Birmingham, Michigan

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Aug 29 Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99), born in Sarnia, Ontario

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Chris Hadfield
  • Aug 29 Eddi Reader, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)
  • Aug 29 Ernesto Rodrigues, Portuguese composer
  • Aug 29 Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian Telugu actor
  • Aug 29 Timothy Perry Shriver, member of the Kennedy Family
  • Aug 29 Rebecca De Mornay, Santa Rose Cal, actress (Hand that Rocks Cradle)
  • Aug 30 Mark 'Jacko' Jackson, Australian rules footballer and actor
  • Aug 31 Rachel Dennison, actress (Doralee Rhodes-9 to 5), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Aug 31 Tony DeFranco, rocker (DeFranco Family)
  • Sep 1 Keith Allen Clearwater, PGA golfer (1987 Colonial Natl), born in Long Beach, California
  • Sep 1 Kenny Mayne, American sports journalist
  • Sep 2 Esther Oosterbeek, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots)
  • Sep 2 Guy Laliberté, founder of Cirque du Soleil
  • Sep 3 Merritt Butrick, American actor (d. 1989)
  • Sep 4 Armin Kogler, Austria, skier (2-time winner of jumping World Cup)
  • Sep 4 William Kennedy Smith, Kennedy accused of rape in Florida (1991)
  • Sep 4 Kevin Harrington, Australian actor
  • Sep 5 Tom Pernice Jr, Nike golfer (1989 Centel Classic-4th), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Sep 7 Jermaine Stewart, rocker
  • Sep 8 Daler Nazarov, Tajik composer and actor
  • Sep 9 Eric Serra, French composer
  • Sep 10 Peter Nelson, American actor
  • Sep 11 David Laurence Frost, Cape Town South Africa, PGA golfer (1988 Southern Open)
  • Sep 11 Robert Wrenn, Nike golfer (1987 Buick Open), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Sep 12 Cindy Rarick, Glenwood MN, LPGA golfer (1991 Northgate Computer)
  • Sep 14 Mary Crosby, actress (Kristin-Dallas, Ice Pirates), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 14 Morten Harket, Konigsberg Norway, rocker (Aha-Take on Me)

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Sep 16 Tim Raines, American baseball player (Montreal Expos), born in Sanford, Florida

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • Sep 17 Hank Ilesic, Edmonton, CFL punter, place kicker (Edmonton, Toronto)
  • Sep 18 Ryne Sandberg, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Sep 18 Ian Arkwright, English footballer
  • Sep 18 Mark Romanek, American filmmaker
  • Sep 20 Lesley Thompson, rower (Olympics-gold-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Sep 21 Corrinne Drewery, rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out)
  • Sep 21 David Coulier, actor (Joey Gladstone-Full House), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 22 Greg Bruckner, Inglewood CA, Nike golfer (1992 New England Classic)
  • Sep 22 Pope Michael, American anti-pope
  • Sep 23 Heather Drew, LPGA golfer (1987 Henredon Classic-5th), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 23 Jason Alexander, [Greenspan], actor (George-Seinfeld), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 24 Steve Whitmire, American voice actor
  • Sep 25 Andy Waller, cricketer (big-hitting Zimbabwe batsman-1992 World Cup)
  • Sep 26 Rich Gedman, American baseball player
  • Sep 27 Beth Heiden, 3000m speed skater (Olympic-bronze-1980), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Sep 28 Angela Groothuizen, Dutch singer (Dolly Dots)
  • Sep 28 Billy Montana, Country/Western performer (No Yesterday, Angelia)
  • Sep 28 Todd Worrell, Arcadia CA, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Sep 28 Ron Fellows, Canadian race car driver
  • Sep 28 Steve Hytner, American actor
  • Sep 29 Leslie Graves, Silver City, New Mexico, American actress (Brenda-Capitol, Death Wish 2)
  • Sep 30 Basia Trzetrzelevska, Poland, jazz singer (Time & Life)
  • Sep 30 Hans Werdekker, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, RKC/Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Sep 30 Kim Bauer, LPGA golfer (1993 Minn LPGA Classic-30th), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sep 30 Ettore Messina, Italian basketball coach
  • Oct 1 Youssou N'dour, Senegalese singer (Shaking the tree)
  • Oct 3 Carmen Russo, Genoa Italy, Miss Teenage Italy (1972)
  • Oct 3 Frederick Stephen Couples, PGA golfer (1983 Kemper Open), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 3 Jack Wagner, rocker/actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place)
  • Oct 3 Greg Proops, American actor and comedian

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Oct 3 Fred Couples, American golfer and Masters Champion (1992), born in Seattle, Washington

Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples
  • Oct 4 Tony Meo, English billiards champion (snookers)
  • Oct 5 Troy Luccketta, rock drummer (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
  • Oct 6 John Mackin, programmer
  • Oct 6 Robyn Maher, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Oct 6 Walter Ray Williams Jr, bowler (twice Player of the Year)
  • Oct 6 [Dennis Ray] "Oil Can" Boyd, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Oct 6 Brian Higgins, American politician, Member of US House of Representatives
  • Oct 7 Penny Graeber, Australian golfer (1990 6th Vic Open), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Oct 7 Dylan Baker, American character actor

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Oct 7 Simon Cowell, English recording executive and television producer (X-Factor, American Idol), born in London

Recording Executive Simon Cowell
Recording Executive
Simon Cowell
  • Oct 7 Lourdes Flores, Peruvian politician
  • Oct 7 Jean-Marc Fournier, French-Canadian politician
  • Oct 8 Carlos I Noriega, Lima Peru, astronaut (STS 84, sk 97)
  • Oct 8 Gavin Friday, [Fionan Hanvey], Irish singer (Virgin Prunes)
  • Oct 8 Mike Morgan, Tulare CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Oct 8 Tony Eason, football quarterback (New England Patriots)
  • Oct 8 Nick Bakay, American actor
  • Oct 9 Mike Singletary, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Oct 9 Boris Nemtsov, Russian politician, born in Sochi, Soviet Union (assassinated 2015)
  • Oct 10 Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (Pet Shop Boys-It's a Sin)
  • Oct 10 Kirsty MacColl, English singer (d. 2000)
  • Oct 10 Bradley Whitford, American actor
  • Oct 11 Bob Inglis, (Rep-R-South Carolina)
  • Oct 11 Michiel Schapers, Netherlands, tennis star
  • Oct 12 Abigail Kingsley Alling, executive (Biosphere 2), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 12 Anna Escobedo Cabral, 42nd Treasurer of the United States
  • Oct 13 Marie Osmond, Ogden Ut, singer/actress (Paper Roses, Goin' Coconuts)
  • Oct 14 A J Pero, drummer (Twisted Sister-Not Gonna Take It), born in Staten Island, New York
  • Oct 15 Sarah Magaret Fergusson, [Fergie], Duchess of York, born in London, England
  • Oct 15 Emeril Lagasse, American chef
  • Oct 15 Todd Solondz, American film director
  • Oct 16 Gary Kemp, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True), born in London, England
  • Oct 16 Erkki-Sven Tüür, Estonian composer
  • Oct 17 Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky 4, Masters of Universe) [or Nov 3]
  • Oct 17 Ron Drummond, American writer
  • Oct 17 Mark Peel, Australian historian and academic
  • Oct 17 Richard Roeper, American film critic
  • Oct 17 Russell Gilbert, Australian comedian
  • Oct 18 Kirby Chambliss, Aerobatic pilot and Red Bull Air Racer
  • Oct 18 Milčo Mančevski, Macedonian film director and screenwriter
  • Oct 18 John Nord, former American pro wrestler
  • Oct 18 Steve Swayne, Dartmouth Professor
  • Oct 20 Janice McCaffrey, Etobicoke Ontario, 10k walker (Olympics-25-92, 96)
  • Oct 20 Razor Ramon, [Scott Hall], wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA/Florida/AWA/KC)
  • Oct 21 George Bell, Dom Rep, outfielder (Blue Jays, 1987 AL MVP)
  • Oct 21 Tony Ganios, American Actor
  • Oct 21 Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor
  • Oct 22 Todd Graff, actor (Five Corners, Dominic & Eugene), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 22 Arto Salminen, Finnish writer (d. 2005)
  • Oct 22 Marc Shaiman, American composer

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Oct 23 Weird Al Yankovic [Alfred Matthew], American parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun), born in Downey, California

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • Oct 23 Sam Raimi, actor (Indian Summer, Thou Shalt Not Kill Except)
  • Oct 26 Evo Morales, President of Bolivia
  • Oct 26 François Chau, Cambodian actor
  • Oct 26 Brian Bovell, British actor
  • Oct 28 Neville Henry, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)
  • Oct 29 Finola Hughes, actress (Anna-General Hospital, Staying Alive), born in London, England
  • Oct 29 Jesse Barfield, Ill, outfielder (Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 HR leader)

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Oct 29 Mike Gartner, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Ottawa, Ontario

NHL Star Mike Gartner
NHL Star
Mike Gartner
  • Oct 29 Tamar Baruch, actress (Small Truth, Q & Q)
  • Oct 31 Ann Henricksson, tennis star, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Oct 31 Neal Stephenson, American author
  • Nov 1 Eddie MacDonald, rocker (The Alarm-Knocking on Heaven's Door)
  • Nov 2 Peter Mullan, Scottish actor and filmmaker
  • Nov 3 Timothy Patrick Murphy, Hartford Conn, actor (Dallas, Glitter)
  • Nov 3 Hal Hartley, American film director and writer

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Nov 5 Bryan Adams, Canadian singer (Heaven), born in Kingston, Ontario

Singer Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams
  • Nov 6 Teri Peterson, Santa Monica Cal, playmate (July, 1980)
  • Nov 7 Billy Gillispie, American basketball coach
  • Nov 7 Alexandre Guimarães, Costa Rican football manager
  • Nov 8 Simon Davis, Victorian cricket pace bowler (Test v NZ 1986, no wkts)
  • Nov 9 Karin Mundinger, LPGA golfer (1985 Singapore Open-2nd), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 9 Thomas Quasthoff, German singer
  • Nov 9 Tony Slattery, British actor
  • Nov 9 Nick Hamilton, American wrestling referee
  • Nov 9 Sito Pons, Spanish motorbike racer
  • Nov 10 Frank Maudsley, rock bassist/vocalist (Flock Of Seagulls)
  • Nov 10 MacKenzie Phillips, Alexandria Va, actress (Julie-1 Day at a Time)
  • Nov 10 Linda Cohn, American sports reporter
  • Nov 11 Vincent Irizarry, actor (Guiding Light, Santa Barbara), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 11 Lee Haney, American bodybuilder
  • Nov 13 Anne Manning, Australian walker (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 13 Rosie Jones, Santa Ana CA, LPGA golfer (1988 USX Golf Classic)
  • Nov 14 Paul McGann, English actor (Dr Who), born in Liverpool, Lancashire