Famous People Born in July 1955

  • Jul 1 Keith Whitley, American country music singer ("Don't Close Your Eyes"), born in Ashland, Kentucky (d. 1989)

Li KeqiangLi Keqiang (67 years old)

Jul 1 Chinese Premier of the State Council and China's head of government, born in Dingyuan County, Anhui Province

  • Jul 1 Mike Rossman, American boxer (world light-heavyweight champion 1978-79), born in Turnersville, New Jersey
  • Jul 2 Andrew Divoff, Venezuelan actor
  • Jul 2 Kevin Michael Grace, Canadian journalist
  • Jul 3 Marc Bonilla, American guitarist (Keith Emerson Band), born in Contra Costa, California
  • Jul 3 Matt Keough, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1978; AL Comeback Player of the Year 1980; Oakland A's), born in Pomona, California (d. 2020)
  • Jul 3 Neil Clark, Scottish rock guitarist (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - "Brand New Friend"), born in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Jul 3 Sanma Akashiya, Japanese comedian and TV personality, born in Kushimoto, Wakayama, Japan
  • Jul 4 Aram Gharabekian, Armenian conductor (National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia; Boston SinfoNova, 1983-96), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2014)
  • Jul 5 Michael Gismondi, rock bassist (Michael Stanley Band, 1979-87)
  • Jul 5 Peter McNamara, Australian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1979, Wimbledon doubles 1980, 82), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2019)
  • Jul 6 Rick Braun, American smooth jazz trumpeter, flugelhorn player, and record producer, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 6 Sherif Ismail, Prime Minister of Egypt (2015-2018), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Jul 6 William Wall, Irish writer (This is the Country), born in Cork City, Ireland
  • Jul 7 Len Barker, American baseball player, born in Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • Jul 8 Mihaela Mitrache, Romanian actress
  • Jul 9 Fred Norris [Nukis], American comedy writer (Howard Stern Show), singer, guitarist, and actor, born in Willimantic, Connecticut
  • Jul 9 Jimmy Smits, American actor (LA Law - "Victor"; Running Scared; NYPD Blue), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 9 Lindsey Graham, American politician (Senator-R-South Carolina 2003-), born in Central, South Carolina
  • Jul 9 Lisa Banes, American actress (Cocktail; Look Back in Anger), born in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
  • Jul 9 Sergei Krichevsky, Ukrainian cosmonaut, born in Primorya, Russia
  • Jul 9 Willie Wilson, American baseball player, born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jul 11 Sergey Babinov, USSR, ice hockey star (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Jul 13 Chris White, British session and touring jazz-rock saxophonist (Dire Straits, 1985-92), born in Bristol, England
  • Jul 14 L. Brent Bozell, American author and activist
  • Jul 14 Matthew Seligman, British studio and touring new wave rock bassist (Robyn Hitchcock; Thompson Twins; Thomas Dolby), born in Pentageia, Cyprus (d. 2020)
  • Jul 14 Sándor Puhl, Hungarian soccer referee (1994 FIFA World Cup Final; 1997 UEFA Champions League Final; IFFHS World's Best Referee 1994-97), born in Miskolc, Hungary (d. 2021)
  • Jul 17 Paul Stamets, American mycologist and environmentalist, born in Columbiana, Ohio
  • Jul 18 Bernd Fasching, Austrian painter and sculptor, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Jul 18 Teresa Ann Savoy, British actress in Italian Films (Caligula; Salon Kitty), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • Jul 18 Terry Chambers, British drummer (XTC, 1972-82 - "Generals And Majors"), born in Wiltshire, England
  • Jul 18 Vitali Viktorovich Savitsky, biologist/politician
  • Jul 19 Roger Binny, Indian cricket medium-pace all-rounder (early 80's), born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Jul 20 (Jeremy) "Jem" Finer, British celtic-folk-punk banjo player (The Pogues; Longplayer), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
  • Jul 21 Henry Preistman, British rock keyboardist, songwriter, and vocalist (Christians - "Harvest For The World"), born in Kingston upon Hull, England
  • Jul 21 Howie Epstein, American bassist (The Heartbreakers, 1982-2002), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2003)
  • Jul 21 Taco [Ockerse], Indonesian-Dutch pop and new wave singer (Puttin' On the Ritz), born in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Jul 22 Willem Dafoe, Wisc, actor (Platoon, Roadhouse 66, Mississippi Burning)
  • Jul 24 Lubov Odinokova, USSR, team handball (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • Jul 25 Bantubonke Holomisa, South African Minister of Defense of Transkei, born in Mqanduli, Eastern Cape
  • Jul 25 Iman [Abdulmajid], Somali-American model and actress (Star Trek 6), born in Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Jul 25 Ritva Elomaa, Finnish bodybuilder and politician, born in Lokalahti, Finland
  • Jul 26 Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistani politician, President of Pakistan (2008-13), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Jul 26 Nicholas Walker, actor (Capitol, Jimmy-General Hospital), born in Bogotá, Colombia

Allan BorderAllan Border (67 years old)

Jul 27 Australian Cricket Batsman (156 Tests [93 as captain]; 11,174 runs @ 50.56; 27 x 100s; TS 205; 273 ODIs), born in Sydney, Australia

  • Jul 27 Cat Bauer, American novelist (Harley, Like a Person), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Jul 29 Dave Stevens, American illustrator and comic artist (The Rocketeer), born in Lynwood, California (d. 2008)
  • Jul 29 Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor
  • Jul 30 Rat Scabies [Chris Miller], British rock drummer (The Damned), born in Surrey, England

About July 1955

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)