Famous People Born in 1955 (Part 3)

Birthdays 401 - 600 of 694

  • Jul 24 Lubov Odinokova, USSR, team handball (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • Jul 25 Bantubonke Holomisa, minister of Defense of Transkei (1988- )
  • Jul 25 Iman, [Abdulmajid], Mogadishu Somalia, model/actress (Star Trek 6)
  • Jul 25 Kike Elomaa, Finnish bodybuilder
  • Jul 26 Nicholas Walker, actor (Capitol, Jimmy-General Hospital), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Jul 27 Allan Border, cricket captain (Australia)
  • Jul 27 Cat Bauer, American novelist
  • 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, cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's)
  • Aug 1 Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (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
  • 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 QB (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 (Oly-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

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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-96)
  • 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-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 27 Laura Fygi, Dutch singer
  • Aug 27 Robert Richardson, American cinematographer
  • Aug 29 Diamanda Galas, composer
  • Aug 29 Frank Hoste, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 30 Martin Jackson, rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out)
  • Aug 30 Richard "Butch" Johnson, archer (Olymp-gold-1992, 96), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 31 Edwin Corley Moses, Dayton, 400m hurdler (Oly-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

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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)
  • Sep 6 Carl Erwin Walz, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Sep 7 Efim Zelmanov, Russian mathematician
  • Sep 7 Mira Furlan, Croatian actress
  • Sep 9 John Kricfalusi, Canadian animator
  • Sep 10 Charlotte Lewis, basketball player (Olympic silver 1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 10 Giannina Facio Franco, San Jose Costa Rica, Mrs Phillipe Junot
  • Sep 10 Pat Mastelotto, rock drummer (Mr Mister, King Crimson)
  • Sep 12 Peter Scolari, New Rochelle New York, American actor (Newhart, Bosom Buddies)
  • Sep 12 Nina Blackwood, Mass, actress/VJ (MTV, Solid Gold, Vice Squad)
  • Sep 13 Joe Morris, American musician
  • Sep 15 Mac Sweeney, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
  • Sep 15 Željka Antunović, Croatian politician
  • Sep 15 Renzo Rosso, Italian clothing designer
  • Sep 16 Liz Knights, publisher
  • Sep 16 Robin Yount, baseballer (Milwaukee Brewers, MVP 1982, 1989, 3,142 hits)
  • Sep 16 Vicki Tabor, LPGA golfer
  • 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 (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 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, 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 Adelmo "Zucchero" Fornaciari, Italian R&B-singer (Senza una Donna)
  • Sep 25 Steven Severin, British pop bassist (Siouxsie & Banshees-Wild Thing)
  • Sep 25 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, German footballer
  • Sep 25 Ludo Coeck, Belgian footballer (d. 1985)
  • Sep 26 Carlene Carter, 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, LPGA golfer (1979 Lady Stroh's), 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 playmate (May, 1978), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 2 Philip Oakey, Sheffield, rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human)
  • Oct 3 Angela Molina, actress (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-96)
  • 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, auto racer (Daytona-1978)
  • Oct 8 Lonnie Pitchford, American blues musician
  • Oct 9 Linwood Boomer, actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • Oct 9 Steve Ovett, England, runner (Olympics-800m gold, 1500m bronze-1980)
  • Oct 12 Pat DiNizio, rock vocalist (The Smithereens), born in Scotch Plains, New Jersey
  • Oct 12 Ante Gotovina, Croatian army general accused of war crimes, born in Tkon, Croatia
  • Oct 12 Jane Siberry, Canadian musician (Mimi on the beach), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Oct 15 Cathy Ladman, comedienne (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead)
  • Oct 15 Kristine Winder, playmate (Oct, 1977), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 15 Tanya Roberts, [Leigh], actress (Charlie's Angels, Sheena), born in The Bronx, New York

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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
  • 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

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Oct 28 Bill Gates [William Henry], 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 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
  • Nov 9 Fernando Meirelles, Brazilian film director
  • Nov 10 Jack Clark, Penns, all star outfielder (Giants, Cards, Yanks, Padres)
  • Nov 10 James Chapman, American novelist
  • Nov 10 Roland Emmerich, German film producer and director
  • Nov 11 Jigme Singye Wangchuk, king of Bhutan (1972- )
  • Nov 12 Leslie McKeown, rock vocalist (Bay City Rollers-Saturday Night)

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Nov 13 Whoopi Goldberg [Caryn Johnson], American actress, comedian and singer (Color Purple, Burglar), born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 14 Jack Sikma, NBA center (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Kankalee, Illinois