Famous People Born in February 1956

  • Feb 1 (Christine) "Exene" Cervenka, American punk rock singer and poet (X), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 1 Brahmanandam, Indian film actor & comedian, born in Sattenapalle, India
  • Feb 1 Mike Kitchen, Canadian ice hockey defenceman (NJ Devils) and coach (St. Louis Blues 2003-07), born in Newmarket, Canada
  • Feb 3 John Jefferson, American football player
  • Feb 3 Lee Ranaldo, American musician (Sonic Youth)

Nathan LaneNathan Lane (67 years old)

Feb 3 American actor (One of the Boys, Frankie & Johnnie), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

  • Feb 3 Pamela Cossey, England, model/sister of transsexual Tula
  • Feb 5 Betty Ong, flight attendant that died on September 11, 2001, on American Airlines Flight 11
  • Feb 5 Hector Rebaque, Mexican racing driver, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Feb 5 Vincent "Vinnie" Colaiuta, American touring and session rock and jazz drummer (Frank Zappa, 1979-83; Joni Mitchell, 1982-91; Sting, 1993-2003), born in Brownsville, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 6 Jon Walmsley, British actor (Jason in The Waltons), born in Lancashire, England
  • Feb 6 Linda Grovenor, American actress (Die Laughing, Wheels of Fire), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Feb 7 Emo Philips, American comedian
  • Feb 7 Mark St. John [Norton], American rock guitarist (KISS, April- November, 1984), born in Hollywood, California (d. 2007)
  • Feb 8 Dave Meros, American progressive rock bassist (Spock's Beard), born in Salinas, California
  • Feb 9 Philip Jackson Ford Jr, NC, basketball player (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Feb 10 Kenny Leon, American stage director, producer and actor (A Raisin in the Sun - Tony Award for Best Direction), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Feb 11 Catherine Hickland, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Feb 11 David Uosikkinen, American drummer (The Hooters - "All You Zombies"; "And We Danced"), born in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 11 Didier Lockwood, French violinist, born in Calais, France (d. 2018)
  • Feb 11 H.R. [Paul D. Hudson], British-American singer (Bad Brains), born in London, England
  • Feb 11 Raoul Bj√∂rkenheim, American avant-garde jazz guitarist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 12 Ad P Melkert, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (1994- ), born in Gouda, Netherlands

Arsenio HallArsenio Hall (67 years old)

Feb 12 Anerican comedian (Alan Thicke, Arsenio, Coming to America), born in Cleveland, Ohio

  • Feb 12 Brian Robertson, Scottish rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy), born in Clarkston, Scotland
  • Feb 13 Liam Brady, Irish footballer, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Feb 13 Peter Hook, English rock bassist (New Order - "Round & Round"; "Run"), born in Salford, United Kingdom
  • Feb 13 Princess Alia bint Al Hussein, Jordanian Royal Family member, born in Amman, Jordan
  • Feb 13 Richard Eden, Canadian actor (Brick-Santa Barbara, Solar Crisis, Robocop), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 13 Yiannis Kouros, Greek-Australian runner, born in Tripoli, Greece
  • Feb 14 Dave Dravecky, American pitcher & amputee (SF Giants), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Feb 14 Howard Edward Davis Jr., American boxer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2015)
  • Feb 15 Desmond Haynes, West Indian cricket batsman and administrator (116 Tests; 7,487 runs @ 42.29; 238 ODIs; Director WI Cricket Board), born in Saint James, Barbados
  • Feb 15 Hilda Beatriz "Hildita" Guevara, Cuba, daughter of "Che" Guevara
  • Feb 15 Hitoshi Ogawa, Japanese racing driver (d. 1992)
  • Feb 17 Richard Karn [Wilson], American actor (Home Improvement) and TV game show host (Family Feud), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Feb 18 Ted G√§rdestad, Swedish singer, born in Sollentuna Municipality, Sweden (d. 1997)
  • Feb 19 Dave Wakeling, British Rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (The English Beat; General Public), born in Birmingham, England
  • Feb 19 George David Low, American astronaut (STS 32, STS 43), born in Cleveland, Ohio

Jeffrey Robert ImmeltJeffrey Robert Immelt (67 years old)

Feb 19 American chairman of General Electric, born in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Feb 19 Kathleen Beller, American actress (Promises in the Dark, Dynasty, The Betsy), born in Westchester, New York
  • Feb 19 Peter Holsapple, American rock-pop singer-songwriter (The dB's; Continental Drifters), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Feb 19 Roderick MacKinnon, American biologist (2003 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for work on ion channels), born in Burlington, Massachusetts
  • Feb 19 Steve Randell, Tasmanian cricket Test umpire (international panel)
  • Feb 20 Charles Cummins, Clintwood Va, 3rd of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 20 Charlie Adler, American voice actor (Tiny Toon Adventures) ,born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Feb 21 Woody Brown, American actor (Cliff-Facts of Life), born in Dayton, Ohio

Amy AlcottAmy Alcott (67 years old)

Feb 22 American golfer (5-time major title winner; US Open 1980), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Eddie MurrayEddie Murray (67 years old)

Feb 24 American MLB Hall of Fame 1st baseman, 8x All-star, 3x Golden Glove (Baltimore Orioles, 1977-88 & 96; L.A. Dodgers, 1989-91 & 97, and three other teams), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Feb 24 Judith Butler, American philosopher, and gender theorist, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Feb 24 Paula Zahn, American journalist and news anchor (ABC, CBS This Morning, Fox, CNN, PBS), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Feb 25 Davie Cooper, soccer star
  • Feb 26 Keisuke Kuwata, Japanese pop singer,songwriter and film score composer, born in Chigasaki, Japan
  • Feb 28 Jimmy Nicholl, Canadian-born Northern Irish footballer
  • Feb 28 Mike Tenay, American wrestling commentator
  • Feb 29 (Jonathan) "Jono" Coleman, British-Australian television and radio, writer, and comedian, born in Hackney, England (d. 2021)
  • Feb 29 Aileen Wuornos, American serial killer whose life portrayed in film "Monsters", born in Troy, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • Feb 29 J. Randy Taraborrelli, American celebrity journalist
  • Feb 29 Jonathan Coleman, Anglo-Australian entertainer

About February 1956

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep (Feb 1 - Feb 11), Monkey (Feb 12 - Feb 29)
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)