Famous People Born in 1956 (Part 4)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 727 of 727

  • Oct 23 Dwight Yoakam, country singer (Honky Tonk Man), born in Pikeville, Kentucky
  • Oct 24 Dale Maharidge, American author
  • Oct 25 Matthias Jabs, rock guitarist (Scorpions-Wind of Change)
  • Oct 25 Danny Gans, American entertainer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2009)
  • Oct 26 Stephen Gumley, Australian businessman
  • Oct 26 Rita Wilson, American actress and singer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 26 Regina Benjamin, 18th US Surgeon General (2009-13), born in Mobile, Alabama

Person of interestPatty Sheehan

Oct 27 Patty Sheehan, American golfer (6 LPGA major titles incl. US Open 1992, 94), born in Middlebury, Vermont

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Oct 27 Jaq D. Hawkins, British author, occultist and lecturer, born in California

Person of interestMahmoud Ahmadinejad

Oct 28 Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran (2005-13), born in Aradan, Iran

Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iran President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  • Oct 28 Dave Wyndorf, American singer (Monster Magnet)
  • Oct 29 Wilfredo Gómez, Puerto Rican boxer
  • Oct 30 Juliet Stevenson, Essex England, actress (Secret Rapture, Life Story)
  • Oct 30 Leslie Webb, equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 30 Tim Roemer, (Rep-D-Indiana)
  • Oct 31 Anders Lago, Swedish Social Democratic politician, born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • Nov 1 Charles Moore, British editor-in-chief (Sunday Telegraph)
  • Nov 3 Kevin Murphy, American actor and puppeteer
  • Nov 3 Gary Ross, American film director
  • Nov 3 Bob Welch, American MLB pitcher (Oakland), born in Seal Beach, CA, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 4 James Honeyman-Scott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Pretenders)
  • Nov 4 Jeff Watson, rock guitarist (Night Ranger)
  • Nov 4 Jordan Rudess, American musician (Dream Theater)
  • Nov 5 Rob Fisher, Bath England, rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes)
  • Nov 6 Graeme Wood, Australian cricketer (Australian lefty opening batsman 1978-88), born in East Fremantle, Australia
  • Nov 7 Denise Jannah, [Zeefuik], Suriname jazz singer (Farmer's Market)
  • Nov 7 Judy Tenuta, American comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 8 Beverly Klass, LPGA golfer
  • Nov 8 Randi Brooks, American actress (Man With 2 Brains, Tightrope), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 8 Richard Curtis, British screenwriter (Blackadder, Four Wedding and a Funeral), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Nov 10 Matt Craven, actor (Juror, Killer, K2), born in Port Colborne, Ontario
  • Nov 10 Sinbad, comedian and actor (Different World, At the Apollo)
  • Nov 10 Mohsen Badawi, Egyptian entrepreneur and activist
  • Nov 11 Billy Smith, Reidsville NC, country singer (Billy & Terry Smith)
  • Nov 11 Ian Craig Marsh, England, rocker (Heaven 17-Electric Dreams)
  • Nov 12 Rhonda Shear, comedian (Up All Night), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 13 Aldo Nova, rocker (Blood on the Bricks)
  • Nov 13 Christopher Noth, US actor (Law and Order, The Good Wife), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Nov 13 Ginger Alden, American actress
  • Nov 14 Kenneth D Bowersox, Portsmouth Va, USN/astro (STS 50, 61, 73, 82)
  • Nov 15 Ashley Cox, playmate (December, 1977), born in Dallas, Texas

  • Nov 15 Brian Douglas Wells, American criminal (d. 2003)
  • Nov 16 Terry Labonte, American NASCAR driver
  • Nov 18 Sinbad, [David Adkins], Benton Harbor MI, actor (1st Kid, Vibe)
  • Nov 18 Tony Franklin, NFL kicker (Philadelphia Eagles, New England Patriots)
  • Nov 18 Warren Moon, NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Seahawks, Vikings)
  • Nov 18 Noel Brotherston, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1995)
  • Nov 19 Eileen Marie Collins, Elmira NY, Mjr USAF/Astronaut (STS 63, 84)
  • Nov 19 Glynnis O'Connor, American actress (California Dreaming, Ode to Billy Joe), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 19 Scott Jacoby, actor (Bad Ronald, Return to Horror High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 19 Ann Curry, American journalist
  • Nov 20 Bo Derek, [Mary Collins], actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man), born in Long Beach, California
  • Nov 20 Dan Powers, rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band)
  • Nov 20 Mark Gastineau, NFL end (NY Jets, Pro Bowl 1981-85)
  • Nov 20 Sergei Gayevich Severin, Russian cosmonaut
  • Nov 21 Mariana Simionescu, Tirgu Neamt Romania, 1st wife of Bjorn Borg
  • Nov 21 Terri Welles, [Knepper], California, playmate of the year (Dec, 1980)
  • Nov 22 Lawrence Gowan, Canadian singer (Styx)
  • Nov 22 Richard Kind, American actor
  • Nov 23 Bruce Edgar, cricketer (NZ opener through the 80')
  • Nov 23 Shane Gould, Brisbane Queensland, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1972)
  • Nov 25 Ena Heese, South African costume designer (Willem of Orange)
  • Nov 25 Liana Vicens, Puerto Rico, 100m breaststroke (Olympics 1968)
  • Nov 25 Hélène Goudin, Swedish politician
  • Nov 26 Nico Slothouwer, Dutch poet (Man & his Bag)
  • Nov 26 Dale Jarrett, American race car driver
  • Nov 26 Don Lake, Canadian television writer
  • Nov 27 William Fichtner, American actor
  • Nov 28 Kristine Arnold, American singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl), born in Torrance, California
  • Nov 28 Lucy Gutteridge, actress (Top Secret, Trouble With Spies)
  • Nov 29 Hinton Battle, American dancer
  • Nov 29 Leo Laporte, American television personality
  • Nov 29 Eric Laakso, American football player
  • Dec 1 Stuart Kimball, rock guitarist (Face To Face)
  • Dec 1 Julee Cruise, American singer and actress
  • Dec 2 Steven Bauer, Cuban-American actor (Scarface, Thief of Hearts), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Dec 3 Hart Bochner, actor and director (Rich & Famous), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 4 Bernard King, basketball player (NY Knicks, NJ Nets)
  • Dec 4 Blagoi Blagoyev, Bulgaria, 82.5 kg weightlifer (Olympic silver 1976)
  • Dec 4 Herbert Groenemeyer, German rocker (OE, Luxus, Chaos, Spruenge)
  • Dec 5 Klaus Allofs, German footballer
  • Dec 5 Brian Backer, American actor
  • Dec 5 Krystian Zimerman, Polish pianist
  • Dec 6 Peter Buck, US pop guitarist (REM-Murmur)
  • Dec 6 Randy Rhoads, Heavy metal guitarist (Quiet Riot), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)

Person of interestLarry Bird

Dec 7 Larry Bird, American NBA star (Boston Celtics, 12-time NBA All Star), born in West Baden, Indiana

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird
  • Dec 8 Warren Cuccurullo, rock guitarist (Missing Persons)
  • Dec 9 Sylvia, Kokomo Indiana, country singer (Nobody)
  • Dec 10 Michael VerMeulen, journalist
  • Dec 11 Lani Brockman, playwright
  • Dec 12 Ana Alicia Ortiz, actress (Melissa-Falcon Crest), born in Mexico City
  • Dec 12 Sondra Theodore, San Bernadino Cal, playmate (July, 1977)
  • Dec 12 Johan van der Velde, Dutch cyclist
  • Dec 13 Dale Berra, baseball infeilder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)
  • Dec 13 Phillip Gregory Hubbard, basketball (Olympic gold 1976), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Dec 13 Majida El Roumi, Lebanese singer
  • Dec 14 Hanni Wenzel, Liechtenstein, Slalom (Olympic-2 gold-1980)
  • Dec 17 Peter Farrelly, American film director
  • Dec 18 T. K. Carter, US actor (Mike-Punky Brewster, Just our Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 18 Reinhold Ewald, German cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-25)
  • Dec 18 Ron White, American comedian
  • Dec 19 Alice Barrett, American actress (Frankie Frame-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 19 Tom Lawless, American baseball player
  • Dec 20 Guy Babylon, American keyboard player (Elton John) and arranger, born in New Windsor, Maryland (d. 2009|)
  • Dec 20 Blanche Baker, American actress, Carroll Baker's Daughter (French Postcard), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 20 Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, Mauritanian 8th President of Mauritania (2009-present), born in Akjoujt, French West Africa
  • Dec 21 Kevin Burnham, Hollis NY, 470 sailor (Olympic 8th 1992, 96)
  • Dec 21 Lee Roy Parnell, country singer (Oughta be a Law), born in Abilene, Texas
  • Dec 22 Marcy Hanson, US playmate (Oct, 1978), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Dec 23 Michele Alboretto, formula-1 racer (Ferrari)
  • Dec 23 Dave Murray, English heavy metal guitarist and songwriter (Iron Maiden), born in London, England

  • Dec 24 Stephanie Hodge, comedian/actress (I Madman, Happily Ever After)
  • Dec 25 Mansoor Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani batsman early 80's)
  • Dec 26 Gail Tatterson, WBL center (NY Stars)
  • Dec 26 Karen Smith, WBL forward (NY Stars)
  • Dec 26 David Sedaris, American essayist
  • Dec 27 Doina Melinte, Romanian running star (world record 1500 m/mile indoor)
  • Dec 28 Kenneth Grant, bass/vocalist (Midnight Star-No Parking, Operator)
  • Dec 28 Nigel Kennedy, English violinist
  • Dec 29 Dolf de Vries, Dutch musical/director/arranger (Josephine)
  • Dec 29 Fred MacAulay, Scottish comedian
  • Dec 30 "Cherie" Samba (Mbimba N'zinga), Zaire painter (Pitie la prostituee)
  • Dec 30 Patricia Kalember, actress (Sisters)
  • Dec 30 Sheryl Lee Ralph, actress (Moesia, Designing Women)
  • Dec 30 Suzy Bogguss, singer (I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart), born in Aledo, Illinois
  • Dec 31 Martin Joseph Fettman, American PhD/astronaut (STS 58), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 31 Steve Rude, American comics artist