Famous people who were born in 1961.

A list of celebrities and other famous figures who were born in the year 1961.

This list is ordered by date.

Wayne Gretzky

Hockey player.
Born on January 26th, 1961
Star Sign: Aquarius

Susan Boyle

Born on April 1st, 1961
Star Sign: Aries

Eddie Murphy

Born on April 3rd, 1961
Star Sign: Aries

Robert Carlyle

Scottish actor.
Born on April 14th, 1961
Star Sign: Aries

George Clooney

Born on May 6th, 1961
Star Sign: Taurus

Dennis Rodman

Basketball player.
Born on May 13th, 1961
Star Sign: Taurus

Tim Roth

Born on May 14th, 1961
Star Sign: Taurus


Irish singer.
Born on May 17th, 1961
Star Sign: Taurus

Carole Baskin

Animal rights activist.
Born on June 6th, 1961
Star Sign: Gemini

Michael J. Fox

Born on June 9th, 1961
Star Sign: Gemini

Boy George

Born on June 14th, 1961
Star Sign: Gemini

Ricky Gervais

Comedian / Actor.
Born on June 25th, 1961
Star Sign: Cancer

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales. Deceased
Born on July 1st, 1961
Star Sign: Cancer

Forest Whitaker

Born on July 15th, 1961
Star Sign: Cancer

Woody Harrelson

Born on July 23rd, 1961
Star Sign: Leo

Barack Obama

US President.
Born on August 4th, 1961
Star Sign: Leo

Billy Ray Cyrus

Born on August 25th, 1961
Star Sign: Virgo

Bam Bam Bigelow

Wrestler. Deceased
Born on September 1st, 1961
Star Sign: Virgo

James Gandolfini

Actor. Deceased
Born on September 18th, 1961
Star Sign: Virgo

Ralph Macchio

Born on November 4th, 1961
Star Sign: Scorpio

John Costelloe

Actor. Deceased
Born on November 8th, 1961
Star Sign: Scorpio

Frank Bruno

Born on November 16th, 1961
Star Sign: Scorpio

Meg Ryan

Born on November 19th, 1961
Star Sign: Scorpio

Ann Coulter

American media pundit.
Born on December 8th, 1961
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Bill Hicks

Stand-up comedian. Deceased
Born on December 16th, 1961
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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