On This Day

Famous People Born in February 1955

  • Feb 1 Kate Ashbrook, British general secretary of the Open Spaces Society
  • Feb 1 Virginia Leng, British equestrian competitor (1986 World Champion), born in Malta
  • Feb 2 Michael Talbott, American actor (Stan-Miami Vice), born in Waverly, Iowa
  • Feb 3 Stephen Euin Cobb, American novelist
  • Feb 3 Kirsty Wark, British broadcast journalist
  • Feb 4 Mikuláš Dzurinda, Slovak Prime minister
  • Feb 5 Debra Jo Fondren, American model & actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 5 Mike Heath, American baseball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Feb 6 Eric Money, American NBA player, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 7 Charlie Puleo, baseball player
  • Feb 7 Rolf Benirschke, NFL place kicker/TV host (Wheel of Fortune), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Feb 7 Mario Coutinho, Brazilian physician
  • Feb 8 Ethan Phillips, actor (Neelix-Star Trek Voyager)
  • Feb 8 Jim "the Anvil" Neidhart, American professional wrestler (WWF/WCW/NJPW/CWFI/Calgary), born in Montebello, California (d. 2018)

Person of interestJohn Grisham

Feb 8 John Grisham, American writer (Client, Firm, Pelican Brief), born in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Writer John Grisham
Writer
John Grisham
  • Feb 8 Nancy Oliver, American playwright and television writer

  • Feb 9 Charles Shaughnessy, actor (Shane-Days of our Lives, Nanny), born in London, England
  • Feb 9 Jim J. Bullock, American actor (Monroe-Too Close for Comfort), born in Casper, Wyoming

Person of interestGreg Norman

Feb 10 Greg Norman, Australian golfer (British Open 1986, 93), born in Mount Isa, Queensland

Golfer Greg Norman
Golfer
Greg Norman
  • Feb 10 Lusia Mae Harris, Minter City Miss, basketball player (Olympic silver 1976)
  • Feb 10 Chris Adams, British pro wrestler and judoka (d. 2001)
  • Feb 10 Jim Cramer, American television personality
  • Feb 12 Daniele Masala, Italian pentathlete (Olympics 1976), born in Rome, Italy
  • Feb 12 Bill Laswell, US bassist and record producer, born in Salem, Illinois
  • Feb 12 Chet Lemon [Chester Earl Lemon], American baseball player, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Feb 13 Jan de Ligt, Dutch saxophonist (I've Got the Bullets)
  • Feb 13 Scott Smith, Canadian rock bassist (Loverboy), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2000)
  • Feb 13 Joe Birkett, American lawyer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 14 Jeremy Lascelles, British grandson of English princess Mary
  • Feb 14 Ronald Desruelles, Belgian athlete
  • Feb 14 James Eckhouse, American actor
  • Feb 14 Carol Kalish, American publishing executive (d. 1991)
  • Feb 14 Rip Rogers, American professional wrestler, born in Seymour, Indiana
  • Feb 15 Bev Francis, Australia, world women's power-lifting champion
  • Feb 15 Clive Aslet, British editor (Country Life)
  • Feb 15 Christopher McDonald, American actor

  • Feb 15 Hugh Padgham. English record producer and audio engineer (No Jacket Required, In the Air Tonight, Every Breath You Take), born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire
  • Feb 16 Guy Gallo, writer (Under the Volcano), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Feb 16 Jeff Clayton, US jazz saxophonist/composer (Groove Shop)
  • Feb 16 Hunt Block, American actor

Person of interestMo Yan

Feb 17 Mo Yan, Chinese novelist and nobel laureate (Red Sorghum Clan, The Republic of Wine), born in Gaomi, Shandong, China

Novelist Mo Yan
Novelist
Mo Yan
  • Feb 18 Miles Tredinnick, English playwright, born in Warrington, United Kingdom
  • Feb 18 Raymond Rougeau, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Saint-Sulpice, Canada
  • Feb 19 Jeff Daniels, GA, actor (Something Wild, Dumb & Dumber, Speed)
  • Feb 21 Kelsey Grammer, American actor, comedian, director and activist (Frasier Crane in Cheers, Fraiser), born in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands
  • Feb 22 Tim Young, Canadian ice hockey player (Minnesota North Stars), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • Feb 23 Howard Jones, rock pianist/vocalist (Things Can Only Get Better)
  • Feb 24 Alain Prost, French Formula One racing driver (Championships: 85, 86, 89, 93), born in Lorette, France
  • Feb 24 Bob Abrams, American rocker (Buckinghams), born in Ohio

Person of interestSteve Jobs

Feb 24 Steve Jobs, American computer entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple, born in San Francisco, California (d. 2011)

Apple Co-founder Steve Jobs
Apple Co-founder
Steve Jobs
  • Feb 25 Leann Hunley, actress (Dane Carrington-Dynasty, Dawson's Creek)
  • Feb 26 Rupert Keegan, English Formula One racing car driver, born in Essex, England
  • Feb 27 Garry Christian, English singer, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Feb 27 Peter Christopherson, English musician & video director, born in Leeds, United Kingdom (d. 2010)
  • Feb 28 Adrian Dantley, NBA forward (Olympic gold 1976, Utah Jazz), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 28 Gilbert Gottfried, comedian (Beverly Hills Cop)
  • Feb 28 Randy Jackson, American rock musician (Zebra), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

About February 1955

How Old? 65 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)