Famous People Born in 1959 (Part 4)

Birthdays 601 - 725 of 725

  • Oct 31 Ann Henricksson, American tennis star, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Oct 31 Neal Stephenson, American author, born in Fort Meade, Maryland
  • Nov 1 Eddie MacDonald, Welsh rocker (The Alarm - "68 Guns"; ""Rain in the Summertime"), born in St. Asaph, Wales
  • Nov 2 Mark May, American College Football Hall of Fame guard and broadcaster (Super Bowl 1982, 87; Washington Redskins), born in Oneonta, NY
  • Nov 2 Peter Mullan, Scottish actor and filmmaker (The Magdalene Sisters), born in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • Nov 2 Saïd Aouita, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 5,000m 1984), born in Kenitra, Morocco
  • Nov 3 Hal Hartley, American film director and screenwriter (Henry Fool), born in Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York
  • Nov 3 Timothy Patrick Murphy, American actor (Dallas; Glitter), born in Hartford, Connecticut

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams (63 years old)

Nov 5 Canadian Juno and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter ("Heaven"; "Run To You"), born in Kingston, Ontario

  • Nov 7 Alexandre Guimarães, Costa Rican football player and manager, born in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil
  • Nov 7 Billy Gillispie, American basketball coach (Ranger College), born in Abilene, Texas
  • Nov 8 Chi Chi LaRue [Larry David Paciotti], American gay alternative film director and drag queen, born in Hibbing, Minnesota
  • Nov 8 Simon Davis, Australian cricket pace bowler (Test v NZ 1986, no wkts), born in Brighton, Victoria, Australia
  • Nov 9 Nick Hamilton, American wrestling referee, born in Lakeland, Florida
  • Nov 9 Sito Pons, Spanish motorbike racer, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Nov 9 Thomas Quasthoff, German singer, born in Hildesheim, Germany
  • Nov 9 Tony Slattery, British actor and comedian (Whose Line Is It Anyway?), born in Stonebridge, London
  • Nov 10 Frank Maudsley, English rock bassist and vocalist (Flock Of Seagulls), born in Liverpool, England
  • Nov 10 Linda Cohn, American sportscaster (ESPN's SportsCenter), born in Long Island, New York
  • Nov 10 MacKenzie Phillips, American actress (Julie-1 Day at a Time), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Nov 11 Lee Haney, American bodybuilder (8x Mr. Olympia), born in Fairburn, Georgia
  • Nov 12 Vincent Irizarry, American actor (Guiding Light; Santa Barbara), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 13 Rosie Jones, American golfer (13 LPGA Tour titles), born in Santa Ana, California

Bryan StevensonBryan Stevenson (63 years old)

Nov 14 American social justice activist and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, born in Milton, Delaware

  • Nov 14 Paul McGann, English actor (Eighth Doctor in Doctor Who), born in Liverpool, Lancashire
  • Nov 16 Bert Cameron, Spanish Town Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1988)
  • Nov 16 Corey Pavin, American golfer (US Open 1995; 15 PGA Tour titles), born in Oxnard, California
  • Nov 17 Terry Fenwick, English footballer
  • Nov 17 William R. Moses, American actor (Cole-Falcon Crest), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 18 Cindy Blackman Santana, American jazz and rock session and touring drummer (Lenny Kravitz; Santana), born in Yellow Springs, Ohio
  • Nov 18 Jimmy Quinn, Irish soccer striker (46 caps, Northern Ireland; Reading) and manager (Reading, Swindon, Cambridge, Bournemouth), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Nov 19 Allison Janney, American actress (The West Wing, I Tonya), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Nov 19 Jean-Francois Clervoy, French engineer and astronaut (STS 66, 84), born in Longeville, France
  • Nov 20 James P. McGovern, American politician (Rep-D-Mass 1997-), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Nov 20 Sean Young, American actress (Dune, Blade Runner), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Nov 21 Colin Beashel, Australian star sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 21 Tim Wilkison, American tennis player (6 ATP tiles), born in Shelby, North Carolina
  • Nov 22 Fabio Parra, Colombian cyclist
  • Nov 22 Frank McAvennie, Scottish footballer
  • Nov 23 Brook Jacoby, American baseball third baseman, 1981-92 (Cleveland Indians and 2 other teams), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 23 Dominique Dunne, American actress (Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker; Poltergeist), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 1982)
  • Nov 23 Maxwell Caulfield, British stage and screen actor (Dynasty/The Colbys - "Miles"), born in Derbyshire, England
  • Nov 24 Alejandro Mayorkas, American lawyer, Secretary of Homeland Security (2021-), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Nov 25 Charles Kennedy, British politician (Liberal Democrat leader 1999-2006), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • Nov 25 Steve Rothery, British progressive rock guitarist, (Marillion - Clutching at Straws), born in Brampton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
  • Nov 26 Jamie Rose, American actress (St Elsewhere, Falcon Crest), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 26 Mike Moore, American baseball player, born in Eakly, Oklahoma
  • Nov 27 Charlie Burchill, Scottish pop guitarist (Simple Minds - "Don't You, Forget About Me"; "Belfast Child"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Nov 28 Judd Nelson, American actor (Breakfast Club, Jack-Suddenly Susan), born in Portland, Maine
  • Nov 28 R Glynn Holt, Plainveiw Texas, PhD/astronaut (STS 73 alt)
  • Nov 28 Stephen Roche, bicylist
  • Nov 29 Neal Broten, American NHL center, 1980-97 (US Olympic gold, 1980; Minnesota North Stars/Dallas Stars, and 3 other teams), born in Roseau, Minnesota
  • Nov 29 Rahm Emanuel, American politician (Mayor of Chicago 2011-19; White House Chief of Staff 2009-10; U.S Representative from Illinois, 2003-09), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 29 Rich Camarillo, American NFL punter, 1981-96, 5X Pro Bowl (New England Patriots, Phoenix Cardinals, and 3 other teams), born in Whittier, California
  • Nov 30 Lorraine Kelly, British presenter and journalist
  • Nov 30 Randy Gane, American keyboardist, born in Mount Clemens, Michigan

Sylvia HanikaSylvia Hanika (63 years old)

Nov 30 German tennis player (WTA Tour Championship 1982), born in Munich, West Germany

  • Dec 1 Billy Childish, English painter, writer and musician
  • Dec 1 Rick Leventhal, American broadcast journalist
  • Dec 1 Wally Lewis, Australian rugby league five eighth, coach and broadcaster (34 Tests; Queensland 38 games; RL Immortal), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Dec 2 Greg Barton, American kayaker (Olympics gold K-1 1,000, K-2 1,000 1988), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Dec 2 Gywneth Strong, English actress (Cassandra-Only Fools and Horses), born in London
  • Dec 3 Eamonn Holmes, Northern Irish TV presenter
  • Dec 3 Kathy Jordan, American tennis player (7 Grand Slam doubles titles; Australian Open 1983 runner-up), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 4 Paul McGrath, Irish soccer defender (83 caps Rep of Ireland; Aston Villa, Manchester United), born in London, England
  • Dec 5 Connie Needham Newton, American actress (Eight is Enough, Fame), born in Anaheim, California
  • Dec 5 Nikki Gianulias, American ten-pin bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1979), born in Vallejo, California
  • Dec 5 Shirley Furlong, American golfer (ANA Inspiration runner-up 1990), born in San Antonio, Texas

Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata (1959-2015)

Dec 6 Japanese video game designer, President and CEO of Nintendo (Nintendo DS and Wii), born in Sapporo, Hokkaido

  • Dec 7 Saleem Yousuf, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (32 Tests, 5 x 50, 104 dismissals; Karachi, Sindh), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Dec 8 Jim Yong Kim, South Korean-American physician, anthropologist and President of the World Bank, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Dec 8 Marty Raybon, American singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South), born in Sanford, Florida
  • Dec 8 Paul Rutherford, British rock vocalist (Frankie Goes to Hollywood - "Relax"), born in Liverpool, England
  • Dec 10 Burke Moses, American actor (Sean Baxter-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 10 Mark Aguirre, American NBA forward (Detroit Pistons), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 11 Lisa Gastineau, American reality show star, born in Rockland County, New York
  • Dec 11 Tina Gayle, American cowboy cheerleader and actress (Kathy-Chips), born in Frankfurt
  • Dec 12 Belouis Some, British rock musician (Neville Keighley-Some People), born in England
  • Dec 12 Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Indian cricketer (big-hitting Indian opener), born in Madras, India
  • Dec 12 Scott D. Vangen, American astronaut, born in Granite Falls, Minnesota
  • Dec 13 Boris Zhukov [Jim Harrell], American professional wrestler, born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • Dec 13 John Whitaker, American actor (Family Affair, Snowball Expr), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Dec 13 Marianne Gravatte, American model and Playboy playmate (Oct, 1982, 1983 Playmate of the Year), born in Hollywood, California
  • Dec 14 Bob Paris, Canadian-American bodybuilder and gay rights advocate, born in Columbus, Indiana
  • Dec 14 Franco [Iglesias], Cuban Latin pop singer ("Toda la Vida"; "María"), born in Cuba
  • Dec 14 Jorge Vaca, Mexican boxer (WBC welterweight champion 1987), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • Dec 15 Greg Matthews, Australian cricket all-rounder (33 Tests, 61 wickets, 4 x 100s; NSW CA), born in Newcastle, Australia
  • Dec 15 Heidi Bohay, American actress (Megan-Hotel), born in Somerset, New Jersey
  • Dec 15 Rashid Khan, Afghan cricket spin bowler and captain (5 Tests, 34 wickets, BB 7/137; Sunrisers Hyderabad, Adelaide Strikers), born in Nangarhar, Afghanistan
  • Dec 16 Alison La Placa, NJ, actress (Duet, Catherine-John Larroquette Show)
  • Dec 16 Stephen Irvine, Scottish rock drummer (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions), born in Scotland
  • Dec 17 Bob Stinson, American rock guitarist (The Replacements - "Pleased To Meet Me"), born in Waconia, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • Dec 17 Tammie Green, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1989), born in Somerset Ohio
  • Dec 19 Edward Metgod, Dutch soccer goalie (Haarlem, Sparta)
  • Dec 19 Kathryn "Furu" Carpenter, Marshall Mich, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 20 David Lutz, NFL guard/tackle (Detroit Lions), born in Polkton, North Carolina
  • Dec 20 Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Prime Minister of Poland, born in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
  • Dec 21 Florence Griffith Joyner, American sprinter (3 x Olympic gold 1988), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • Dec 22 Bernd Schuster, German footballer, born in Augsburg, Germany
  • Dec 23 Geoff Willis, British engineer, born in Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Dec 24 Anil Kapoor, Indian producer and actor (Slumdog Millionaire, Taal, Maulana Jutt, Tezaab, Beta), born in Bombay, India
  • Dec 24 Keith Deller, British darts player (BDO World Champion 1983), born in Ipswich, England

Lee DanielsLee Daniels (62 years old)

Dec 24 American director ("Precious", "Empire"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Dec 25 Chris Spice, Australian coach (field hockey: Australian assistant Olympics women's gold 1996; World Cup gold 1994, and swimming: British Performance Director Olympics 2016, 20), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Dec 25 Michael P Anderson, Plattsburgh NY, major USAF/astronaut (STS 89)
  • Dec 25 Ton Lokhoff, Dutch soccer midfielder (3 caps; PSV, NAC) and manager (NAC Breda, Excelsior, VVV-Venlo), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • Dec 26 Koji Morimoto, Japanese anime director, born in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 26 Lesley Tomlinson, English cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Derbyshire, England
  • Dec 27 Andre Tippett, NFL linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • Dec 27 Gerina Dunwich, American author
  • Dec 28 Ana Torroja, Spanish pop singer (Mecano), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Dec 28 Everson Walls, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys, NY Giants)
  • Dec 28 Phil Abrams, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 29 Patricia Clarkson, American actress (House Of Cards; Pieces Of April; The Station Agent), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 29 Paula Poundstone, American stand-up comedian (Emmy Awards), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Dec 29 Ritsuko Okazaki, Japanese singer-songwriter (Kanashii Jiyū / Koi ga, Kiete Yuku), born in Hashima Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan (d. 2004)
  • Dec 30 Alfie Anido, Filipino model and actor (Temptation Island), born in Calamba, Laguna, Philippines (d. 1981)
  • Dec 30 Josée Verner, French Canadian politician
  • Dec 30 Paul Milton Jackson Jr., American session and jazz guitarist, composer, arranger, and producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 30 Tracey Ullman, British actress (The Tracey Ullman Show) and singer ("They Don't Know"), born in Slough, England
  • Dec 31 Baron Waqa, Nauruan politician and musician, born in Boe District, Nauru
  • Dec 31 Bebe Neuwirth, American stage and screen actress (Chicago; Cheers & Fraser - "Lilith"; Damn Yankees), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • Dec 31 Paul Westerberg, American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Replacements), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • Dec 31 Phill Kline, American politician, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Dec 31 Val Kilmer, American actor (Top Secret; Top Gun; Willow), born in Los Angeles, California