Famous People Born in 1961

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 837

  • Jan 1st Irv Eatman, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
  • Jan 1st Marcia Cross, actress (Melrose Place)
  • Jan 1st Fiona Phillips, British television presenter
  • Jan 1st Mark Wingett, British actor

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Jan 2nd Gabrielle Carteris, Phoenix Az, actress (Andrea-Beverly Hills 90210)

  • Jan 2nd Todd Haynes, American film director
  • Jan 3rd Erwin Blom, Dutch singer/guitarist (Eton Crop)
  • Jan 4th Lee Curreri, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 5th Curt Bader, Bloomfield Iowa, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 6th Dirk de Vries, Dutch pop bassist (Kong-Slauerhoff)
  • Jan 6th Howie Long, former NFL tackle/actor/broadcaster (Broken Arrow)
  • Jan 6th Paul Azinger, golfer
  • Jan 7th Andrew Thomson, Australian politician
  • Jan 7th Supriya Pathak, Indian actress
  • Jan 7th John Thune, American politician
  • Jan 8th Shoaib Mohammad, cricketer (son of Hanif Patient & prolific batsman)
  • Jan 8th Kazuki Takahashi, Japanese creator of Yu-Gi-Oh
  • Jan 8th Calvin Smith, American athlete
  • Jan 9th Oliver Goldstick, American screenwriter
  • Jan 10th Evan Handler, actor (Dear Mr Wonderful), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 10th Janet Jones, Bridgeton MO, actress (American Anthem, Flamingo Kid)
  • Jan 10th Nadja Salerni-Sonnenberg, Rome Italy, concert violinist
  • Jan 11th Paul Skansi, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawk)
  • Jan 11th Jasper Fforde, British author
  • Jan 12th Andrea Carnevale, soccer player (Napoli)
  • Jan 13th Graham "Suggs" McPherson, Sussex, rock vocalist (Madness-Our House)

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Jan 13th Julia Louis-Dreyfus, comedienne (SNL, Seinfeld, Soul Man, Troll), born in NYC, New York

Seinfeld Comedienne Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Seinfeld Comedienne
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Jan 13th Kelly Hrudey, Edmonton, NHL goalie (LA Kings)
  • Jan 13th Kent Hull, NFL center (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jan 13th Suggs, English singer
  • Jan 14th Robert Edwin Hall, mountaineer/businessman
  • Jan 14th Mike Tramp (Trempenau), Denmark, Copenhagen Denmark, heavy metal rocker (White Lion-Mane Attraction)
  • Jan 15th Iris DeMent, American country singer (Our Town), born in Paragould, Ar
  • Jan 15th Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian and film director
  • Jan 16th Paul Raven, English musician (Killing Joke) (d. 2007)
  • Jan 16th Jill Sobule, American singer-songwriter
  • Jan 17th Maia Chiburdanidze, Kutaisi USSR, women's world chess champ
  • Jan 17th Brian Helgeland, American writer and film director

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Jan 18th Mark Messier, Edmonton Alberta, NHL Center (Edmonton, NY Rangers)

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier
  • Jan 18th Peter Beardsley, English footballer
  • Jan 18th Jeff Yagher, American actor
  • Jan 19th Paul McCrane, actor (Hotel New Hampshire, We're Fighting Back)
  • Jan 19th William Ragsdale, AK, actor (Fright Night, Mannequin 2, Smooth Talk)
  • Jan 21st Sherry Ramsay, Stauton Va, actress (Trish Mason-As the World Turns)
  • Jan 22nd Barb Thomas Whitehead, Sibley IA, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian Open)
  • Jan 22nd Daniel Johnston, American musician and artist ("Hi, How Are You"), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 23rd Trey Junkin, tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jan 23rd Mas Selamat bin Kastari, Singapore's most-wanted terror fugitive
  • Jan 24th Nastassja Kinski, actress (Tess, Cat People), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Jan 24th Krasimir Mikhailov Stoyanov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut
  • Jan 24th Vince Russo, American writer
  • Jan 24th William Van Dijck, Belgian athlete
  • Jan 25th Michele Tobin, actress (Fitzpatricks), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 25th Vivian Balakrishnan, Singaporean politician

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Jan 26th Wayne Gretzky, Brantford Ont, NHL great scorer (Oiler, King, Rangers)

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • Jan 27th Charlotte Kemp, playmate (Dec, 1982), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jan 27th Gillian Gilbert, Manchester England, rocker (New Order-Round & Round)
  • Jan 27th Jean-Paul Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Oly-9/10-88, 92, 96)
  • Jan 27th Karen Velez, Rockville Ctr NY, playmate (December, 1984)
  • Jan 27th Margo Timmins, singer (Cowboy Junkies)
  • Jan 27th Martin Degville, rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
  • Jan 27th Rudi Mauger, rocker (Crew Cuts)
  • Jan 27th Dina Bonnevie, Filipino actress
  • Jan 27th Narciso Rodriguez, American fashion designer
  • Jan 28th Luann L Lee, playmate (Jan, 1987), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 29th Mike Aldrete, US baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics, NY Yankees)
  • Jan 30th Ranjit Madurasinghe, cricketer (3 Tests for Sri Lanka 1988-92)
  • Jan 31st Lloyd Cole, guitar/vocals (& the Commotions-Rattlesnakes)
  • Feb 1st Daniel M Tani, Ridley Park MD, astronaut
  • Feb 1st Gina Hull, Jacksonville FL, LPGA golfer (1989 USX Golf Classic-8th)
  • Feb 2nd Joey Benjamin, cricket pace bowler (in St Kitts England in 1994)
  • Feb 2nd Lauren Lane, American actress
  • Feb 3rd Keith Gordon, actor (Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 3rd Jay Adams, American skateboarder
  • Feb 3rd Linda Eder, American singer
  • Feb 4th Denis Savard, Pointe Gatineau Ca, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Feb 4th Vern Fleming, LIC NY, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Feb 4th Stewart O'Nan, American author
  • Feb 5th Savvas Kofidis, Greek footballer and manager
  • Feb 5th Tim Meadows, American actor and comedian
  • Feb 6th Yuri Ivanovich Onufriyenko, Russian major/cosmonaut (Mir, Soyuz TM-23)
  • Feb 6th Bill Lester, American racecar driver
  • Feb 8th Sammy Llanas, rocker (Bodeans)
  • Feb 8th Vince Neil, American singer (Mötley Crüe)
  • Feb 8th Bruce Timm, TV Producer (DC Animated Universe)
  • Feb 9th John Kruk, US baseball 1st baseman (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Feb 9th Jussi Lampi, Finnish musician and actor
  • Feb 10th David Ward, cricketer (prolific Surrey batsman)
  • Feb 10th Eva Pfaff, West Germany, tennis star
  • Feb 10th George Stephanopoulos, presidential adviser (Clinton)
  • Feb 10th Alexander Payne, American film director (Sideways), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Feb 11th Becky LeBeau, vocalist (Mischief), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 11th Carey Lowell, actress (Me & Him, Guardian, Dangerously Close), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 11th Mary Docter, US, 3000m speed skater (Olympics-1980, 84, 88, 92)
  • Feb 12th Chris Heyne, Offenbach Germ, WLAF General Manager (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Feb 12th Jim Harris, Canadian politician
  • Feb 13th Henry Rollins, US vocalist/poet (Big Ugly Mouth, Talking From the Box)
  • Feb 13th Kyi Hla Han, Burmese golfer, born in Yangon
  • Feb 13th Les Warner, rocker (Cult-Fire Woman)
  • Feb 14th Phillip Hamilton, American author
  • Feb 14th Latifa, Tunisian singer
  • Feb 16th Andy Taylor, England, rock guitarist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
  • Feb 17th Deb[ra] Richardson, Minneapolis MN, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
  • Feb 17th Guy McIntyre, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Feb 18th Alycia Moulton, tennis star, born in Sacramento, California
  • Feb 19th Justin Fashanu, English footballer (d. 1998)
  • Feb 19th Andy Wallace, English race car driver
  • Feb 20th Claudia Cummins, Clintwood Va, 4th of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 20th Imogen Stubbs, Rothbury England, actress (Summer Story)
  • Feb 20th Steve Lundquist, US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1984)
  • Feb 21st Christopher Atkins, Rye NY, actor (Peter-Dallas, Blue Lagoon)
  • Feb 21st Ranking Roger, rock vocalist (English Beat-Drowning)
  • Feb 21st Yobes Ondieki, Kenya, 10K runner (world record)
  • Feb 21st Martha Hackett, American actress
  • Feb 21st Bertha Faye, American wrestler (d. 2001)
  • Feb 22nd Debbie Linden, actress (Kenny Everett Show), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Feb 22nd Don Van Spall, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
  • Feb 22nd Marla O'Hara, Gardena Ca, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz-3rd-1991)
  • Feb 22nd Mike Morris, NFL center (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Feb 22nd Akira Takasaki, Japanese guitarist
  • Feb 24th Janice Gibson, LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown-Warren-15th), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Feb 24th Persijn "Dakota" Joling, Dutch rock guitarist/singer (Pilgrims-Red)
  • Feb 24th Ruud Really, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Feb 25th Davey Allison, American race car driver (d. 1993)
  • Feb 25th Todd Blackledge, American football player
  • Feb 26th Sophie Winter, actress (She's a Good Fighter)
  • Feb 27th Grant Shaud, actor (Miles Silverburg-Murphy Brown)

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Feb 27th James Worthy, Gastonia North Carolina, NBA small forward (LA Lakers, 1988 Playoff MVP)

NBA Small Forward James Worthy
NBA Small Forward
James Worthy
  • Feb 28th Barry McGuigan, British(?) boxer
  • Feb 28th Wayne Smith, Albany WA, Australian golfer
  • Feb 28th Eric Bachelart, Belgian racing driver
  • Mar 1st Davis Daniel, Arlington Heights Ill, country singer
  • Mar 1st Mike Rozier, NFL halfback (Heisman Trophy-1983, Houston, Atlanta)
  • Mar 2nd Simone Young, Australian conductor
  • Mar 3rd Mary Page Keller, actress (Duet, Scared Stiff, Baby Talk)
  • Mar 3rd Perry McCarthy, English racing driver
  • Mar 3rd Knut Nærum, Norwegian comedian
  • Mar 4th David "Tinker" Juarez, cyclist (Olympics-19th-96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 4th Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, boxer (killed a boxer in the ring)
  • Mar 4th Roger Wessels, Port Elizabeth South Africa, golfer (1994 Canadian Masters)
  • Mar 4th Steven Weber, actor (Brian Hackett-Wings), born in Queens, New York
  • Mar 4th Sabine Everts, former German track athlete
  • Mar 5th Dan Stuart, US singer/songwriter (Green on Red)
  • Mar 5th Zeke Mowatt, NFL tight end (NY Giants)
  • Mar 7th Mary Beth Evans, Pasadena California, actress (Katherine-General Hospital)
  • Mar 8th Larry Murphy, Scarborough, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Mar 8th Camryn Manheim, American actress (The Practice), born in Caldwell, New Jersey
  • Mar 9th Robert Rechsteiner, US professional wrestler (Rick Steiner)
  • Mar 10th Jesse Sapolu, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • Mar 10th Laurel B Clark, Ames Iowa, Lt cmdr USN/astronaut
  • Mar 10th Mitch Gaylord, CA, gymnist (Olympics 1984)/actor (American Anthem)
  • Mar 10th Bobby Petrino, American football coach
  • Mar 10th Pam Oliver, American sportscaster
  • Mar 11th Bruce Watson, Ontario Canada, rock guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)
  • Mar 11th Mike Percy, rocker (Dead or Alive-Spin Me Round)
  • Mar 11th Elias Koteas, Canadian actor
  • Mar 12th Joseph Facal, Quebec politician
  • Mar 13th Cor Lems, soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90)
  • Mar 14th Gary Dell'Abate, producer (Howard Stern Show)
  • Mar 14th Grigoriy Kornev, Russian speed walker (world record 5 km)
  • Mar 14th Russell Todd, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
  • Mar 14th Greg Anderson, American NHRA driver
  • Mar 14th Penny Johnson Jerald, American actress
  • Mar 15th Craig Ludwig, Rhinelander, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)
  • Mar 15th Fabio Lanzoni, Milan, Italy, romance novels model (Fabio After Dark)
  • Mar 15th John Melendez, jockey
  • Mar 15th Terry Cummings, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, Phila 76ers)
  • Mar 16th Mel Gray, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Mar 17th Casey Siemaszko, actor (Biloxi Blues, 3 O'Clock High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 17th Dana Reeve, American actress and activist (d. 2006)
  • Mar 17th Andrew Paul, English actor
  • Mar 18th Kevan James, cricketer (all-rounder 4 wkts/4 balls & ton v India 1996)
  • Mar 18th Mark Van Thillo, Wilrijk Belgium, co-capt (Biosphere 2)
  • Mar 18th Todd Nelson, Dalles Ore, tennis star
  • Mar 19th Jos Lansink, Dutch-Belgian equestrian
  • Mar 20th John Clark Gable, actor (Bad Jim), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 20th Kathy Guadagnino, Albany NY, LPGA golfer (1985 US Women's Open)
  • Mar 20th Slim Jim Phantom, [Jim Mcdonnell], rock drummer (Stray Cats)
  • Mar 20th Jesper Olsen, Danish footballer
  • Mar 21st Kassie Wesley, Ky, actress (Evil Dead 2, Blair-One Life to Live)
  • Mar 21st Slim MacDonnell, Jim Phantom rock percussionist (Stray Cats)
  • Mar 21st Wei Wang, Beijing China, US table tennis player (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 21st Shawn Lane, American guitar virtuoso (d. 2003)
  • Mar 21st Lothar Matthäus, German footballer
  • Mar 23rd Helmi Johannes, Indonesian television newscaster
  • Mar 24th Dean Jones, cricketer (dashing Australian batsman & fielder 1984-92)
  • Mar 24th James T Gallagher Jr, Johnstown PA, PGA golfer (1990 Greater Milw)
  • Mar 25th John Stockwell, Galveston TX, actor (Born to Ride, City Limits)
  • Mar 25th Mark David Brooks, Fort Worth TX, PGA golfer (1994 Kemper Open)
  • Mar 25th Fred Goss, American actor, comedian, and writer
  • Mar 26th Leigh Bowery, designer
  • Mar 26th William Hague, Secretary of State for Wales
  • Mar 27th Clark Datchler, vocalist (Johnny Hates Jazz-Don't Say it's Love)
  • Mar 27th Ellery Hanley, rugby league player
  • Mar 27th Tak Matsumoto, Japanese guitarist (B'z)
  • Mar 27th Tony Rominger, Swiss cyclist
  • Mar 28th Byron Scott, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Mar 29th Ane-Marie Sanches, newscaster (Suriname TV/Radio)
  • Mar 29th Mike Kingery, St James MN, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Mar 29th Amy Sedaris, American actress and comedian