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Famous People Born in September 1961

  • Sep 1 Scott "Bam Bam" Bigelow, WWF wrestler (Wrestlemania XI), born in Secaucus, New Jersey (d. 2007)
  • Sep 2 Anthony Wong [Chau-sang], Hong Kong actor (The Untold Story), born in Hong Kong
  • Sep 2 Jeff Russell, American MLB pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sep 2 Carlos Valderrama, Colombian footballer, born in Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Sep 4 Kevin Kennedy, English actor, born in Wythenshawe, United Kingdom
  • Sep 4 Rizwan-uz-Zaman, Pakistani cricketer, born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • Sep 5 Marc-André Hamelin, Canadian concert pianist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 6 Pal Waaktaar, Norwegian rock guitarist and vocalist (A-ha), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Sep 6 Scott Travis, American drummer (Judas Priest), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Sep 6 Simon Reeve, Australian TV presenter and host (Million Dollar Minute), born in Perth, Australia
  • Sep 7 LeRoi Moore, American saxophonist (Dave Matthews Band), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2008)
  • Sep 7 Jean-Yves Thibaudet, French concert pianist, born in Lyon, France
  • Sep 8 Franny Michel, American actress (Patricia-Apple's Way), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 8 Paul Zanetti, Australian political cartoonist, born in Wollongong, Australia
  • Sep 9 Jim Corsi, Newtonville MA, pitcher (Oakland A's)
  • Sep 11 Virginia Madsen, American actress (Dune, Hot Spot, Class), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • Sep 11 Elizabeth Daily, American actress and singer (Buttercup-The Powerpuff Girls), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 11 Philip Ardagh, English children's books author (Eddie Dickens series), born in Kent, England
  • Sep 12 Mylène Farmer, Canadian-French singer (Cendres de Lune), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 12 Christiane Jolissaint, Swiss tennis star, born in Vevey, Switzerland
  • Sep 12 Kadim Al Sahir, Iraqi singer-songwriter (Ana Wa Laila - Me and Laila), born in Mosul, Iraq
  • Sep 13 Dave Mustaine, American heavy metal guitarist and singer (Metallica, 1981-83; Megadeth), born in La Mesa, California
  • Sep 13 KK Null [Kazuyuki Kishino], Japanese musician, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 13 Peter Roskam, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois), born in Hinsdale, Illinois
  • Sep 14 Antonia De Sancha, English actress and lover of British MP David Mellor, born in London, England

Person of interestDan Marino

Sep 15 Dan Marino, American College, Pro Football Halls of Fame quarterback (Miami Dolphins, 9-time Pro Bowl), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback
Dan Marino
  • Sep 16 Alessandro Cecchi Paone, Italian entertainer (Lo psicologo di famiglia), born in Rome, Lazio, Italy
  • Sep 16 Mark Parent, American baseball catcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • Sep 16 Bilinda Butcher, British singer (My Bloody Valentine), born in London
  • Sep 17 Pamela Ann Melroy, Major USAF/astronaut (sk:STS 92), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Sep 17 Ty Tabor, American progressive metal guitarist and singer (King's X), born in Pearl, Mississippi
  • Sep 17 Steve Clifford, American basketball head coach (Orlando Magic 2018-19; Charlotte Hornets 2013-18), born in Island Falls, Maine

Person of interestJames Gandolfini

Sep 18 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), born in Westwood, New Jersey (d. 2013)

  • Sep 18 Martin "Frosty" Beedle, British session and touring drummer (Cutting Crew -"(I Just) Died In Your Arms Tonight"), born in North Ferriby, East Yorkshire, England
  • Sep 20 Erwin Koeman, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen), born in Zaandam, Netherlands
  • Sep 20 Lisa Bloom, American lawyer and television personality, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Sep 21 Michel R Vassallucci, French/Neth publisher (Arena)
  • Sep 21 Nancy Travis, American actress (Kim-Almost Perfect, Chaplin, 8 Men Out), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 22 Catherine Oxenberg, American princess/actress (Dynasty, Overexposed), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 22 Dot Richardson, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Sep 22 Vince Coleman, American MLB outfielder (6 x NL stolen base leader), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Sep 22 Dr. Liam Fox, British Conservative politician
  • Sep 22 Bonnie Hunt, American actress
  • Sep 23 Elizabeth Peña, American actress (La Bamba, Jacob's Ladder), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, (d. 2014)
  • Sep 23 William C McCool, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 23 Kenneth "Chi" McBride, American actor, born in Chicago Illinois
  • Sep 24 Allen Bestwick, American Nascar broadcaster, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Sep 24 John Logan, American screenwriter and playwright (Gladiator), born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 25 Heather Locklear, American actress (T J Hooker, Dynasty), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 25 Tim Zoehrer, Australian cricketer (Aussie keeper, & occasional WA leggie), born in Armadale, Australia
  • Sep 26 Will Self, English author, born in Westminster, London
  • Sep 27 Irvine Welsh, Scottish writer
  • Sep 27 Andy Lau, Hong Kong actor and singer (Internal Affairs), born in Hong Kong
  • Sep 28 Anne White, American tennis player (famously wares spandex Wimbledon 1985), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Sep 28 Ed Vosberg, pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Sep 28 Michael-James Wixted, actor (Smith Family), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sep 28 Yordanka Donkova, Bulgaria, 100m hurdler (world record)
  • Sep 28 Quentin Kawananakoa, pretender to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaii
  • Sep 29 Julia Gillard, Australian politician, 1st female Prime Minister (2010-2013), born in Barry, Wales
  • Sep 30 Chandrakant Pandit, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (late 80's)
  • Sep 30 Crystal Bernard, actress (Amy-It's a Living, Helen-Wings), born in Garland, Texas
  • Sep 30 Eric Stoltz, actor (Anaconda, Pulp Fiction, Mask)
  • Sep 30 Eric van de Poele, Belgian racing driver
  • Sep 30 Sally Yeh, Hong Kong singer and actress
  • Sep 30 Jorge Ricardo, Brazilian jockey (Brazilian Champion jockey 1982-2006; highest tally winning rider in thoroughbred racing), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About September 1961

How Old? 58 or 59 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)