Famous People Born in 1961 (Part 3)

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  • Jun 30 Karolyn Kirby, US beach volleyball player (Goodwill-gold-94)

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Jul 1 Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, born in Sandringham, England (d. 1997)

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • Jul 1 Kalpana Chawla, Karnal India, astronaut (STS 87)

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Jul 1 Carl Lewis [Frederick], sprinter and long jumper (Oly-9 gold-84-96), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Jul 1 Malcolm Elliott, British cyclist
  • Jul 2 Alba Parietti, Torino Italy, actress (Galagoal, Abbronzatissima)
  • Jul 2 James McNichol, actor (Fitzpatricks, California Fever), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 2 Pat Dufficy, Westerly RI, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets)
  • Jul 2 Michael Lindsay, Voice actor
  • Jul 3 Liz Stewart, playmate (July, 1984), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 3 Vince Clarke, Basildon Essex, rock keyboardist (Erasure)
  • Jul 3 Pedro Romeiras, Portuguese dancer
  • Jul 3 Tim Smith, English musician (Cardiacs)
  • Jul 4 Connie Paraskevin-Young, sprint cyclist (Olymp-br-88, 92, 96), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jul 4 Richard Allen Garriott, computer game designer (Origin), born in Austin, Texas
  • Jul 5 Isabelle Poulenard, French soprano
  • Jul 6 Benita Fitzgerald-Brown, Virg, 100m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Jul 6 Kimberly Foster, actress (It Takes Two)
  • Jul 8 Andy Fletcher, rocker (Depeche Mode-Just Can't Get Enough)
  • Jul 8 Graham Jones, rock guitarist (Haircut 100)
  • Jul 8 Toby Keith, American country singer and actor (Boomtown, Blue Moon), born in Clinton, Oklahoma
  • Jul 9 Mohammad Aslam, UAE cricketer batsman (1996 World Cup)
  • Jul 10 Jacky Cheung, Hong Kong singer and actor
  • Jul 11 Caroline Quentin, English actress (Dorothy in Men Behaving Badly), born in Surrey, England
  • Jul 12 Bruce Braman, Greene NY, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • Jul 13 Anders Jarryd, Lidkoping Sweden, tennis star
  • Jul 13 Lawrence Donegan, rock bassist
  • Jul 13 Stelios Manolas, Greek footballer and manager
  • Jul 13 Tim Watson, Australian rules footballer
  • Jul 14 Jackie Earle Haley, Northridge California, actor (Breaking Away)

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Jul 15 Forest Whitaker, actor and director (The Last King of Scotland, Platoon), born in Longview, Texas

  • Jul 15 Lolita Davidovich, actress (Blaze, Jungle2Jungle)
  • Jul 15 Jean-Christophe Grangé, French writer and screenwriter
  • Jul 15 Scott Ritter, UN weapons inspector in Iraq
  • Jul 17 Jonathan Potts, Canadian actor
  • Jul 18 Elizabeth McGovern, Evanston Ill, actress (Once Upon a Time in Amer)
  • Jul 19 Suzi Schott, Springfield Ill, playmate (August, 1984)
  • Jul 19 Campbell Scott, American actor/director/producer (Saint Ralph, Big Night), born in NYC, New York
  • Jul 19 Maria Filatova, Soviet gymnast
  • Jul 19 Hideo Nakata, Japanese film director
  • Jul 19 Benoît Mariage, Belgian film director
  • Jul 21 Don Wilson, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • Jul 21 Henry Ellard, NFL wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
  • Jul 21 Jim Martin, rock guitarist (Faith No More-Real Thing), born in Oakland, California
  • Jul 21 Amar Singh Chamkila, Punjabi folk singer
  • Jul 22 Calvin Fish, English racing driver
  • Jul 22 Keith Sweat, American singer
  • Jul 23 Antoine Carr, NBA forward/center (Utah Jazz)
  • Jul 23 Martin Gore, rocker (Depeche Mode-Just Can't Get Enough)

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Jul 23 Woody Harrelson, American actor (Woody Boyd in Cheers), born in Midland, Texas

  • Jul 23 André Ducharme, Canadian (Québécois) humorist (Rock et Belles Oreilles) and author
  • Jul 24 Kerry Dixon, English footballer
  • Jul 25 Katherine Kelly Lang, actress (Brooke-Bold & Beautiful), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 25 Bobbie Eakes, American actress
  • Jul 26 Andy Connell, English musician and composer (Swing Out Sister), born in Manchester, England
  • Jul 26 Gary Cherone, American heavy metal vocalist (Extreme, Van Halen), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jul 26 Yolanda Chen, triple jumper (indoor record), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 26 Dimitris Saravakos, Greek footballer
  • Jul 26 Keiko Matsui, Japanese musician and composer, born in Tokyo
  • Jul 27 Daniel C Burbank, Lt cmdr USCG/astronaut, born in Manchester, Connecticut
  • Jul 28 David Huff, rocker (Giant)
  • Jul 28 Scott E Parazynski, MD/astronaut (STS 66, 86, sk:95), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jul 28 Alexander Kurlovitch, Soviet weightlifter
  • Jul 30 Laurence Fishburne, actor (Red Heat, School Daze), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Jul 30 Reggie Roby, NFL punter (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Jul 31 Chris Hinton, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jul 31 Susan Sanders, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 1 Andrew Nicholson, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
  • Aug 1 Bart Conner, US, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • Aug 1 Bradford John Faxon Jr, Oceanport NJ, PGA golfer (1986 Provident)
  • Aug 1 Danny Blind, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/Ajax)
  • Aug 1 Mark "Red" Mitchell, American actor (JFK, 8 Seconds, I Want to Live), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1994)
  • Aug 1 Mike Watkinson, cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995)
  • Aug 2 Ed West, NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles, Atlanta Falcons)
  • Aug 2 Pete de Freitas, rock drummer (Echo & the Bunnyman), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (d. 1989)
  • Aug 2 Cold 187um, American rapper (Above the Law)
  • Aug 3 Ken Wark, Australian field hockey fullback (Oly-4th/silver-88, 92, 96)
  • Aug 3 Lee Rocker, [Leon Drucker], rock bassist (Stray Cats-Gonna Ball)
  • Aug 3 Molly Hagan, American actress

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Aug 4 Barack Obama, 44th United States President (Democrat: 2009-17) and first African-American president, born in Honolulu, Hawaii

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
  • Aug 4 Lauren Tom, American actress
  • Aug 5 Athula Samarasekera, cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman)
  • Aug 5 Tawny Kitaen, SD California, actress (Bachelor Party, Witchboard)
  • Aug 5 Mark O'Connor, American violinist
  • Aug 6 Bruce Matthews, center/guard (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Aug 6 Carol Norman, Ardmore Oklahoma, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1982)
  • Aug 6 Earl Winfield, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Aug 6 Mary Lou, Daniels Chicago lL, tennis star
  • Aug 7 Walter Swimburn, Irish jockey (Derby 1981)
  • Aug 7 Yelena Davydova, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • Aug 8 Bruce Matthews, NFL guard/center (Houston Oilers)
  • Aug 8 The Edge, [Dave Evans], rock guitarist (U2-I Will Follow), born in London, England
  • Aug 8 Daniel House, American music executive
  • Aug 8 Rikki Rockett, American drummer (Poison-Every Rose Has a Thorn), born in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 9 Brad Gilbert, tennis star, born in Oakland, California
  • Aug 9 John Key, New Zealand politician, Prime Minister (2008-2016), born in Auckland
  • Aug 9 Amy Stiller, American actress
  • Aug 10 Beatrice Alda, American actress (Lisa-Four Seasons), daughter of Alan Alda
  • Aug 10 Jon Farriss, Australian rock vocalist/drummer (INXS-Kiss the Dirt)
  • Aug 11 Craig Ehlo, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • Aug 11 Frederick W Sturckow, USMC capt/astronaut (sk: STS 88), born in La Mesa, California
  • Aug 12 Roy Hay, guitarist (Culture Club-Do You Really Want to Hurt Me)
  • Aug 12 Lawrence Hayward, English musician (Felt, Denim, Go Kart Mozart)
  • Aug 12 Mark Priest, New Zealand cricketer
  • Aug 13 Bettine Vriesekoop, Dutch table tennis star
  • Aug 13 Dawnn Lewis, actress (Jaleesa-Different World)
  • Aug 13 Neil Mallender, cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992)
  • Aug 13 Stuart Maconie, English music writer and broadcaster
  • Aug 13 Tom Perrotta, American novelist
  • Aug 13 Sunil Shetty, Indian Actor, Producer
  • Aug 14 Susan Olson, American actress (Cindy-Brady Bunch), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 14 "Hot Stuff" Eddie Gilbert, American wrestler (d. 1995)
  • Aug 15 Joan Delk, LPGA golfer (1995 First Bank Edina Realty-66th), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Aug 15 Matt Johnson, rocker (The The-Infected Soul Mining)
  • Aug 15 Ed Gillespie, American White House counsel to George W. Bush
  • Aug 15 Gary Kubiak, American football coach
  • Aug 16 Christian Okoye, American football player
  • Aug 17 Jamie Macoun, Newmarket, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Aug 18 John Viscardi, American actor (Father Tony-One Life to Live), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 18 Bob Woodruff, American journalist, anchor
  • Aug 19 Danuta Bartoszek, Pyrzyce Poland, Canadian marathoner (Olympics-96)
  • Aug 20 Linda Mantz, American actress (Frankie-Dorothy), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 20 Rick Rael, heavy metal rocker
  • Aug 20 Greg Egan, Australian author
  • Aug 20 Joe Pasquale, English comedian
  • Aug 21 Danny Sheaffer, catcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Aug 21 Lance Earl Deal, American hammer thrower (Olympics-silver-96), born in Riverton, Wyoming
  • Aug 21 Stephen Hillenburg, American animator and cartoonist (SpongeBob SquarePants), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Aug 21 V. B. Chandrasekhar, Indian cricketer, born in Chennai, India
  • Aug 22 Debbi Peterson, rock drummer (Bangles-Eternal Flame), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 22 John Kidd, American NFL punter (Miami Dolphins), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • Aug 22 Roland Orzabal, English musician and rock vocalist (Tears for Fears-Shout, Head over Heels), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • Aug 23 Julio Franco, Sp de Macrois Dom Rep, infielder (Cleveland Indians)
  • Aug 23 Dean DeLeo, American musician (Stone Temple Pilots)
  • Aug 24 Colin Angus, Scottish pop musician (Shamen, Ebeneezer Goode)
  • Aug 24 Mark "Bedders" Bedfored, rock bassist (Madness), born in London, England
  • Aug 24 Ingrid Berghmans, Belgian judoka
  • Aug 24 Jared Harris, English actor
  • Aug 25 Billy Ray Cyrus, country singer (Achy Breaky Heart), born in Flatwoods, Kentucky
  • Aug 25 Joanne Whalley, actress (Scandal), born in Manchester, England
  • Aug 26 Jeff Parrett,pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Aug 26 Jimmy Olander, Palos Verdes Cal, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in Middle)
  • Aug 27 Tom Ford, American fashion designer
  • Aug 28 Kim Appleby, Stoke Newington, English singer (Mel & Kim-Coming to America), born in London, England
  • Aug 29 Tony MacAlpine, heavy metal rocker (Solo-Edge of Insanity)
  • Aug 31 David Chastain, heavy metal rocker (Chastain-Rule of Wasteland)
  • Sep 1 Bam Bam Bigelow, WWF wrestler (Wrestlemania XI), born in Secaucus, New Jersey
  • Sep 2 Jeff Russell, Cincinnatti OH, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
  • Sep 2 Carlos Valderrama, Colombian footballer
  • Sep 3 Brian Thomas Kamm, PGA golfer (1994 Bell Canadian-6th), born in Rochester, New York
  • Sep 3 Greg Petersen, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Klondike-6th), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Sep 3 Rene Gonzales, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Austin, Texas
  • Sep 4 Kevin Kennedy, English actor
  • Sep 4 Rizwan-uz-Zaman, Pakistani cricketer
  • Sep 5 Marc-André Hamelin, Canadian pianist, born in Montreal, Canada
  • Sep 6 Pal Waaktaar, rock guitarist/vocalist (A-ha), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Sep 6 Peggy MacIntaggart, Midland Ontario, playmate (January, 1990)
  • Sep 6 Scott Travis, American musician (Judas Priest)
  • Sep 6 Simon Reeve, Australian journalist
  • Sep 7 LeRoi Moore, American saxophonist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2008)
  • Sep 7 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, French Pianist
  • Sep 8 Franny Michel, American actress (Patricia-Apple's Way), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 8 Paul Zanetti, Australian political cartoonist
  • Sep 9 Jim Corsi, Newtonville MA, pitcher (Oakland A's)
  • Sep 11 Virginia Madsen, actress (Dune, Hot Spot, Class), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 11 Elizabeth Daily, American actress and singer (Buttercup-The Powerpuff Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 11 Philip Ardagh, British writer
  • Sep 12 Mylene Farmer, french singer (Cendres de Lune), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 12 Kathem Al Saher, Iraqi singer
  • Sep 13 Dave Mustaine, American musician (ex-Metallica, Megadeth)
  • Sep 13 KK Null, Japanese musician
  • Sep 13 Peter Roskam, Republican Congressman from Illinois
  • Sep 14 Antonia De Sancha, lover of British MP David Mellor, born in London, England

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Sep 15 Dan Marino, NFL quarterback (Miami Dolphins), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Sep 16 Alessandro Cecchi Paone, Italian entertainer
  • Sep 16 Mark Parent, Ashland OR, catcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Sep 16 Bilinda Butcher, British singer (My Bloody Valentine)
  • Sep 17 Pamela Ann Melroy, Major USAF/astronaut (sk:STS 92), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Sep 17 Ty Tabor, American guitarist and singer (King's X)
  • Sep 18 Sharon Barrett, LPGA golfer (1993 Nabisco Dinah Shore-22nd), born in San Diego, California

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Sep 18 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Westwood, New Jersey (d. 2013)

  • Sep 20 Becky Larson, LPGA golfer
  • Sep 20 Erwin Koeman, soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)
  • Sep 20 Lisa Bloom, American lawyer and television personality
  • Sep 21 Michel R Vassallucci, French/Neth publisher (Arena)
  • Sep 21 Nancy Travis, American actress (Kim-Almost Perfect, Chaplin, 8 Men Out), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 22 Catherine Oxenberg, American princess/actress (Dynasty, Overexposed), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 22 Dot Richardson, softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Sep 22 Vince Coleman, American baseball player
  • Sep 22 Dr. Liam Fox, British Conservative politician
  • Sep 22 Bonnie Hunt, American actress
  • Sep 23 Elizabeth Peña, American actress (La Bamba, Jacob's Ladder), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, (d. 2014)
  • Sep 23 Phyllis Hines, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 23 William C McCool, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 23 Chi McBride, American actor
  • Sep 24 Dillard Pruitt, PGA golfer (1991 Chattanooga Classic), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Sep 24 Allen Bestwick, Nascar broadcaster
  • Sep 24 John Logan, American screenwriter
  • Sep 25 Heather Locklear, actress (T J Hooker, Dynasty), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 25 Tim Zoehrer, cricketer (Aussie keeper, & occasional WA leggie)