Famous People Born in January 1961

  • Jan 1 Irv Eatman, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
  • Jan 1 Fiona Phillips, British television presenter
  • Jan 1 Mark Wingett, British actor

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Jan 2 Gabrielle Carteris, American actress (Andrea-Beverly Hills 90210), born in Scottsdale, Arizona

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

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

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

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

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

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Jan 26 Wayne Gretzky, Canadian NHL great scorer (Oiler, King, Rangers), born in Brantford, Ontario

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • Jan 27 Charlotte Kemp, playmate (Dec, 1982), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jan 27 Gillian Gilbert, rocker (New Order-Round & Round), born in Manchester, England
  • Jan 27 Jean-Paul Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Oly-9/10-88, 92, 96)
  • Jan 27 Karen Velez, Rockville Ctr NY, playmate (December, 1984)
  • Jan 27 Margo Timmins, singer (Cowboy Junkies)
  • Jan 27 Martin Degville, rocker (Sigue Sigue Sputnik-Love Missile F-111)
  • Jan 27 Rudi Mauger, rocker (Crew Cuts)
  • Jan 27 Dina Bonnevie, Filipino actress
  • Jan 27 Narciso Rodriguez, American fashion designer
  • Jan 28 Luann L Lee, playmate (Jan, 1987), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 29 Mike Aldrete, US baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics, NY Yankees)
  • Jan 30 Ranjit Madurasinghe, cricketer (3 Tests for Sri Lanka 1988-92)
  • Jan 31 Lloyd Cole, English rocker (Lloyd Cole and the Commotions), born in Buxton, Derbyshire