Famous People Born in February 1961

About February 1961

How Old? 57 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Rat (Jan 1 - Feb 14), Ox (Feb 15 - Dec 31)
Star Sign: Aquarius

Famous Birthdays

  • Feb 1 Daniel M Tani, Ridley Park MD, astronaut
  • Feb 1 Gina Hull, LPGA golfer (1989 USX Golf Classic-8th), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Feb 2 Joey Benjamin, cricket pace bowler (in St Kitts England in 1994)
  • Feb 2 Lauren Lane, American actress
  • Feb 3 Keith Gordon, American actor (Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 3 Jay Adams, American skateboarder
  • Feb 3 Linda Eder, American singer
  • Feb 4 Denis Savard, Canadian NHL centre (Chicago Blackhawks) named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players' in history, born in Pointe Gatineau, Canada
  • Feb 4 Stewart O'Nan, American author (Snow Angels, The Names of the Dead), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 5 Savvas Kofidis, Greek footballer and manager
  • Feb 5 Tim Meadows, American actor and comedian
  • Feb 6 Yuri Ivanovich Onufriyenko, Russian major/cosmonaut (Mir, Soyuz TM-23)
  • Feb 6 Bill Lester, American racecar driver
  • Feb 8 Sammy Llanas, rocker (Bodeans)
  • Feb 8 Vince Neil, American singer (Mötley Crüe)
  • Feb 8 Bruce Timm, TV Producer (DC Animated Universe)

  • Feb 9 John Kruk, American baseball 1st baseman (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Feb 9 Jussi Lampi, Finnish musician and actor
  • Feb 10 David Ward, British cricketer (prolific Surrey batsman), born in Croydon, United Kingdom
  • Feb 10 Eva Pfaff, German tennis player, born in Königstein im Taunus, Germany
  • Feb 10 George Stephanopoulos, American journalist, political commentator, and political advisor (Clinton), born in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • Feb 10 Alexander Payne, American film director (Sideways), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Feb 11 Becky LeBeau, vocalist (Mischief), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 11 Carey Lowell, American actress (Me & Him, Guardian, Dangerously Close), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 11 Mary Docter, American 3000m speed skater (Olympics 1980, 84, 88, 92)
  • Feb 12 Chris Heyne, WLAF General Manager (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Munich, Germany
  • Feb 12 Jim Harris, Canadian author, environmentalist, and politician, born in Toronto, Canada
  • Feb 13 Henry Rollins [Henry Lawrence Garfield], US musician and actor (Big Ugly Mouth, Talking From the Box), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Feb 13 Kyi Hla Han, Burmese golfer, born in Yangon, Burma
  • Feb 13 Les Warner, British musician and producer (The Cult-Fire Woman), born in Fulham, United Kingdom
  • Feb 14 Phillip Hamilton, American author
  • Feb 14 Latifa, Tunisian singer
  • Feb 16 Andy Taylor, England, rock guitarist (Duran Duran-Hungry Like the Wolf)
  • Feb 17 Deb[ra] Richardson, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Feb 17 Guy McIntyre, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Feb 18 Alycia Moulton, tennis star, born in Sacramento, California
  • Feb 19 Justin Fashanu, English footballer (d. 1998)
  • Feb 19 Andy Wallace, English race car driver
  • Feb 20 Claudia Cummins, Clintwood Va, 4th of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Feb 20 Imogen Stubbs, actress (Summer Story), born in Rothbury, England
  • Feb 20 Steve Lundquist, US swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1984)

  • Feb 21 Christopher Atkins, actor (Peter-Dallas, Blue Lagoon), born in Rye, New York
  • Feb 21 Yobes Ondieki, Kenya, 10K runner (world record)
  • Feb 21 Martha Hackett, American actress
  • Feb 21 Bertha Faye, American wrestler (d. 2001)
  • Feb 22 Debbie Linden, actress (Kenny Everett Show), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Feb 22 Don Van Spall, guitarist (Sleeze Beez)
  • Feb 22 Marla O'Hara, Gardena Ca, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz-3rd-1991)
  • Feb 22 Mike Morris, NFL center (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Feb 22 Akira Takasaki, Japanese guitarist
  • Feb 24 Janice Gibson, LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown-Warren-15th), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Feb 24 Persijn "Dakota" Joling, Dutch rock guitarist/singer (Pilgrims-Red)
  • Feb 24 Ruud Really, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Feb 25 Davey Allison, American race car driver (d. 1993)
  • Feb 25 Todd Blackledge, American football player
  • Feb 26 Sophie Winter, actress (She's a Good Fighter)
  • Feb 27 Grant Shaud, American actor (Miles Silverburg in Murphy Brown), born in Evanston, Illinois

Person of interestJames Worthy

Feb 27 James Worthy, American NBA forward (LA Lakers, 1988 Playoff MVP), born in Gastonia, North Carolina

NBA Small Forward James Worthy
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  • Feb 28 Barry McGuigan, British(?) boxer
  • Feb 28 Wayne Smith, Albany WA, Australian golfer
  • Feb 28 Eric Bachelart, Belgian racing driver