Famous People Born in 1955 (Part 3)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 702

  • Jul 19 Roger Binny, Indian cricket medium-pace all-rounder (early 80's), born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Jul 21 Henry Preistman, rocker (Christians-Harvest the World)
  • Jul 21 Tacho Ocheriski, singer (Putting on the Ritz)
  • Jul 21 Howie Epstein, American musician (d. 2003)
  • Jul 21 Taco Ockerse, Indonesian singer
  • 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 Nicholas Walker, actor (Capitol, Jimmy-General Hospital), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Jul 27 Allan Border, Australian cricketer (captain of Australia team), born in Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia
  • Jul 27 Cat Bauer, American novelist (Harley, Like a Person), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Jul 29 "Country" Jem Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell)
  • Jul 29 Dave Stevens, American illustrator
  • Jul 29 Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor

  • Jul 30 Rat Scabies [Chris Miller], British rock drummer (the Damned), born in Surrey, England
  • Aug 1 Arun Lal, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's), born in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • Aug 1 Trevor Berbick, Jamaican professional boxer, born in Norwich, Port Antonio, Jamaica (d. 2006)
  • Aug 2 Jimmy Lowe, country singer (Pirates of Ms-Fred Jake), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Aug 2 Roberta Wallach, American actress (Civil Wars), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 2 Caleb Carr, American novelist and military historian
  • Aug 2 Tim Dunigan, American Actor
  • Aug 3 Corey Burton, American voice actor, born in Granada Hills, Los Angeles
  • Aug 4 Andrew M Allen, Captain USMC/astronaut (STS 46, 62, 75), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 4 Billy Bob Thornton, American actor (Sling Blade), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Aug 4 Charles D "Sam" Gemar, Yankton SD, army/astronaut (STS 38, 48, 62)
  • Aug 4 Alberto Gonzales, American U.S. Attorney General
  • Aug 5 Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Twisted Sister, Scarecrow), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 6 Tom Inskeep, Bluffton Ind, Canadian Tour golfer
  • Aug 7 Vladimir Sorokin, Russian writer
  • Aug 7 Greg Nickels, mayor of Seattle
  • Aug 7 Wayne Knight, American actor
  • Aug 7 Gregoris Valtinos, Greek actor and director
  • Aug 8 Ali Score, rock drummer (Flock Of Seagulls)
  • Aug 8 Diddú, Icelandic soprano and songwriter
  • Aug 8 Herbert Prohaska, Austrian footballer
  • Aug 8 Branscombe Richmond, American actor (Renegade, Commando), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 9 Doug Williams, Louisiana, NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucaneers, Wash Redskins)
  • Aug 9 John E. Sweeney, American politician
  • Aug 9 Peter Schmuck, American sportswriter

  • Aug 10 Marja-Liisa Hamalainen, Finnish cross country skier (Olympic gold 1984)
  • Aug 11 Norio Honaga, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Aug 11 Sylvia Hermon, British politician
  • Aug 11 Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
  • Aug 12 Heintje, [Hendrik Simons], Dutch singer (Mama)
  • Aug 12 Ann M. Martin, American author

Person of interestBetsy King

Aug 13 Betsy King, American LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open), born in Reading, Pennsylvania

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • Aug 13 Keith Ahlers, British racing driver
  • Aug 13 Hideo Fukuyama, Japanese racing driver
  • Aug 13 Paul Greengrass, English film director
  • Aug 15 Kenneth Carr, basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Clearwater, Florida
  • Aug 15 Larry Mathews, actor (Ritchie-Dick Van Dyke Show), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 17 Colin Moulding, English pop guitarist (XTC)
  • Aug 17 Janet Quist playmate (Dec, 1978), born in Austin, Texas
  • Aug 17 Kevin Welch, California, country songwriter/actor (Thing Called Love)
  • Aug 17 Richard Hilton, American heir
  • Aug 18 Taher ElGamal, Egyptian scientist
  • Aug 19 Peter Gallagher, Armonk NY, actor (Player, Summer Lovers, Dreamchild)
  • Aug 19 Ned Yost, American baseball player and manager
  • Aug 20 Jay Acovone, Mahopac NY, actor (Det Rado-Hollywood Beat)
  • Aug 20 Ned Overend, Taipei Taiwan, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 20 Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist (Bob Color)
  • Aug 22 Will Shetterly, American writer (Dogland), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Aug 22 Chiranjeevi [Konidela Siva Sankara Vara Prasad], Telugu film actor, dancer and producer, born in Mogalthur, India
  • Aug 24 Mike Huckabee, US politician (Governor of Arkansas (R) 1996-2007), Presidential candidate, born in Hope Arkansas
  • Aug 25 Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician, born in Thirumangalam, India
  • Aug 27 Diana Scarwid, actress (Extermites, Psycho 3, Heat), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Aug 27 Roderick Hopkins Davis, yachting Star class (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 27 Laura Fygi, Dutch singer
  • Aug 27 Robert Richardson, American cinematographer
  • Aug 29 Diamanda Galás, Greek-American composer, born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 29 Frank Hoste, Belgian cyclist, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • Aug 30 Martin Jackson, British rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out), born in Manchester, England
  • Aug 30 Butch [Richard Andrew] Johnson, American archer (Olymp-gold-1992, 96), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 31 Edwin Corley Moses, Dayton, 400m hurdler (Olympic 2 gold/br-76, 84, 88)
  • Sep 1 Bruce Foxton, rock guitarist (Jam)
  • Sep 1 Billy Blanks, American martial artist
  • Sep 2 Linda Purl, actress (Gloria-Happy Days, Matlock), born in Greenwich, Connecticut

Person of interestSteve Jones

Sep 3 Steve Jones, rock guitarist (Sex Pistols), born in London, England

Rocker Steve Jones
Rocker
Steve Jones
  • Sep 4 Brian Schweitzer, American politician, governor of Montana
  • Sep 5 Bruno Zarrillo, Italian-Canadian hockey forward (Team Italy 1998), born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • Sep 6 Anne Henning, American 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1972), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Sep 6 Carl E. Walz, American NASA astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 7 Efim Zelmanov, Russian-American mathematician, born in Khabarovsk, Russia
  • Sep 7 Mira Furlan, Croatian actress (Babylon 5), born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Sep 9 John Kricfalusi, Canadian animator
  • Sep 10 Charlotte Lewis, basketball player (Olympic silver 1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 10 Giannina Facio Franco, Mrs Phillipe Junot, born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Sep 10 Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson)
  • Sep 12 Peter Scolari, American actor (Newhart, Bosom Buddies), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • Sep 12 Nina Blackwood, American actress and VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Sep 13 Joe Morris, American jazz musician, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Sep 14 Steve Berlin, American saxophonist, keyboardist and record producer (Los Lobos, Top Jimmy & the Rhythm Pigs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 15 Mac Sweeney, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
  • Sep 15 Željka Antunović, Croatian politician
  • Sep 15 Renzo Rosso, Italian clothing designer
  • Sep 16 Janet Ellis, English television presenter (Blue Peter, Jigsaw), born in Kent
  • Sep 16 Liz Knights, publisher
  • Sep 16 Robin Yount, baseballer (Milwaukee Brewers, MVP 1982, 1989, 3,142 hits)
  • Sep 16 Yolandita Monge, Puerto Rican singer
  • Sep 17 Scott William Simpson, PGA golfer (1987 US Open), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 17 Koralia Karanti, Greek actress
  • Sep 17 Charles Martinet, American actor
  • Sep 18 Jeana Tomasino, playmate (Nov, 1980), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Sep 18 Bob Papenbrook, American voice actor (d. 2006)
  • Sep 19 Rex Smith, American actor and singer (Pirates of Penzance, You Take My Breath Away), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 19 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician, born in Owosso, Michigan (d. 2006)
  • Sep 20 Christine Oddy, British member European parliament
  • Sep 21 Rebecca Balding, actress (Carla-Lou Grant, Soap), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Sep 21 Richard J Hieb, astronaut (STS 39, 49, 65), born in Jamestown, North Dakota

  • Sep 21 Mika Kaurismäki, Finnish director
  • Sep 21 Gulshan Grover, Indian actor known as the "Bad Man" in Bollywood cinema (I Am Kalam), born in New Delhi, India
  • Sep 22 Jerry Anderson, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1982, 83), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 22 Jeffrey Leonard, Major League baseball player
  • Sep 22 John Brennan, American Director of the CIA (2013-18), born in North Bergen, New Jersey
  • Sep 23 Patti Weaver, WV, actress (Days of our Life, Gina-Young & Restless)
  • Sep 24 Riccardo Illy, Italian politician
  • Sep 25 Zucchero Fornaciari, Italian R&B-singer (Senza una Donna), born in Roncocesi, Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Sep 25 Steven Severin, British pop bassist (Siouxsie & Banshees-Wild Thing), born in Highgate, London
  • Sep 25 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, German football player (Bayern Munich), born in Lippstadt, West Germany
  • Sep 25 Ludo Coeck, Belgian footballer (R.S.C. Anderlecht), born in Berchem, Belgium (d. 1985)
  • Sep 26 Carlene Carter, American country singer (I Fell in Love), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Sep 27 Thelma Aldana, Guatemalan judge and 11th Guatemalan Attorney General, born in Gualán, Zacapa
  • Sep 28 Stéphane Dion, Canadian politician
  • Sep 29 Ken Weatherwax, American actor (Pugsley-Addams Family), born in LA, CA
  • Sep 29 Mark Mitchell, actor (Larger than Life, Lift Off, Ground Zero)
  • Sep 29 Vicki Fergon, American golfer (3 LPGA titles), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Sep 29 Benoît Ferreux, French actor
  • Sep 29 Gwen Ifill, journalist and writer, 1st African American woman to host US public affairs program, born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Sep 30 Frankie Kennedy, flute player
  • Oct 1 Howard Hewett, rock vocalist (Shalamar), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Oct 1 Duško Tadić, Bosnian Serb
  • Oct 2 Kathryn Morrison, American model and playmate (May, 1978), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 2 Philip Oakey, English rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human), born in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
  • Oct 3 Ángela Molina, Spanish actress (Lola, Streets of Gold, Half of Heaven), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Oct 3 [Douglas] Allen Woody, bassist (Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2000)
  • Oct 4 Joe Orseno, race horse trainer
  • Oct 4 Jorge Valdano, Argentine footballer
  • Oct 5 Adair Ferguson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 5 Leo Barnes, Irish saxophonist (Hothouse Flowers-I'm Sorry, Don't Go)
  • Oct 6 Tony Dungy, American football coach
  • Oct 7 Yo-Yo Ma, world famous cellist (2001 National Medal of Arts, 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom), born in Paris, France
  • Oct 7 Ralph Johnson, American computer scientist
  • Oct 8 Bill Elliott, American auto racer (Winston Cup 1988), born in Dawsonville, Georgia
  • Oct 8 Lonnie Pitchford, American blues musician, born in Lexington, Mississipi (d. 1998)
  • Oct 9 Linwood Boomer, Canadian-American actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 9 Steve Ovett, British athlete (Olympics gold 800m, bronze 1500m 1980), born in Brighton, England
  • Oct 12 Pat DiNizio, American rock vocalist (The Smithereens), born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey (d. 2017)
  • Oct 12 Ante Gotovina, Croatian army general accused of war crimes, born in Tkon, Croatia
  • Oct 12 Jane Siberry, Canadian musician (Calling All Angels), born in Toronto, Canada

  • Oct 15 Cathy Ladman, American comedienne (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead)
  • Oct 15 Tanya Roberts, American actress (Charlie's Angels, Sheena), born in The Bronx, New York

Person of interestVictor Pecci

Oct 15 Victor Pecci, Paraguayan tennis star, born in Asuncion, Paraguay

Tennis Player Victor Pecci
Tennis Player
Victor Pecci
  • Oct 15 Kulbir Bhaura, British field hockey player (Olympic gold 1988), born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India
  • Oct 16 Ellen Dolan, Monticello IO, actress (Guiding Light, Margo Hughes-ATWT)
  • Oct 17 Sam Bottoms, actor (Prime Risk, Savages), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Oct 17 Georgios Alogoskoufis, Greek politician
  • Oct 17 Kerry James Marshall, American artist whose works seek to challenge the marginalization of African-Americans, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Oct 18 Timmy Mallett, British TV presenter
  • Oct 18 David Twohy, American movie director and screenwriter
  • Oct 18 Rita Verdonk, Dutch politician
  • Oct 19 Lonnie Shelton, NBA forward (NY Knick, Seattle Supersonics)
  • Oct 19 Pat Klous, Hutchinson Ks, actress (Marcy-Flying High, Judy-Love Boat)
  • Oct 19 Nino DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • Oct 19 Melpo Kosti, Greek actress
  • Oct 20 Robert ten Brink, Dutch TV host/cabaret artist
  • Oct 20 Thomas Newman, American composer
  • Oct 20 David Profumo, English novelist
  • Oct 20 Aaron Pryor, American welterweight boxing champion, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 2016)
  • Oct 21 Eric Faulkner, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Oct 21 Rich Mullins, American musician (d. 1997)
  • Oct 24 Ghulam Parkar, cricketer (Indian batsman v England 1982)
  • Oct 25 Danny Darwin, Bonham Texas, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Oct 25 Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
  • Oct 25 Glynis Barber, English actress
  • Oct 26 Stephen K Robinson, PhD/astronaut (STS 85, sk:95), born in Sacramento, California
  • Oct 27 Debra Bowen, American politician, 31st Secretary of State of California (2007-15), born in Rockford, Illinois

Person of interestBill Gates

Oct 28 Bill Gates, American businessman and billionaire (founder and CEO of Microsoft, richest person in the world), born in Seattle, Washington

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates
  • Oct 28 Indra Nooyi, Indian American businesswoman (CEO of PepsiCo), born in Madras, India
  • Oct 29 Kevin DuBrow, American heavy metal singer (Quiet Riot) (d. 2007)
  • Oct 29 Roger O'Donnell, English musician (The Cure)
  • Oct 29 Boy Abunda, Filipino journalist and television personality
  • Oct 30 Shanna Reed, KC Kansas, actress (Major Dad, Mirrors)
  • Nov 1 Beth Leavel, American musical theatre actress
  • Nov 2 Frank Gilligan, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 2 Mark Reynolds, star sailor (Olymp-8th-1988, 92, 96), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 2 Chris Burnett, American musician and composer, born in Olathe, Kansas
  • Nov 3 Phil Simms, NFL quarterback (NY Giants, Super Bowl 1986)
  • Nov 4 Peter Boynton, Danaiscotta Maine, actor (Tonio-As the World Turns)
  • Nov 4 Matti Vanhanen, Prime Minister of Finland
  • Nov 5 Sylvester Louis Adams, murderer
  • Nov 5 Karan Thapar, Foremost Indian Journalist, Political Analyst & Commentator
  • Nov 5 Nestor Serrano, American actor
  • Nov 5 Kris Jenner, American TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 6 Maria Shriver, American newscaster (Sunday Today) and ex-wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 7 Detlef Ultsch, German judoka
  • Nov 7 René Marie, American jazz singer (Sound of Red), born in Warrenton, Virginia
  • Nov 9 Bob Nault, French Canadian politician
  • Nov 9 Karen Dotrice, British actress