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List of famous people born in 1955, with photos when available. This list of celebrities born in 1955 is loosely ordered by popularity, so the most well-known people are at the top. All sorts of men and women are featured on this list, including actors, singers, musicians and athletes born in 1955. Various bits of information are available for these prominent people whose birth year is 1955, such as what schools they went to and where they were born. If you're looking for a particular famous person born in 1955 you can type their name into the "search" bar and it will take you right to them.

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Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Born in 1955
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William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Gates originally established his reputation as the co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest PC software company, with Paul Allen. During his career at Microsoft, Gates ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Profession: Programmer, Software Architect, Businessperson, Investor Entrepreneur

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Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Born in 1955
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Walter Bruce Willis is an American actor, producer and singer. His career began on the Off-Broadway stage and then in television in the 1980s, most notably as David Addison in Moonlighting. He is perhaps best known for his role of John McClane in the Die Hard series, which were mostly critical and ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer Actor, + more

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Bill Nye is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Born in 1955
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William Sanford "Bill" Nye, popularly known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, is an American science educator, comedian, television host, actor, writer, scientist, and former mechanical engineer, best known as the host of the Disney/PBS children's science show Bill Nye the Science Guy and for his many ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Educator, Screenwriter, Scientist Actor, + more

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Billy Bob Thornton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Born in 1955
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Billy Bob Thornton is an American actor, filmmaker, and singer-songwriter. Thornton made his first break with co-writing and starring in the 1992 thriller One False Move and came to international attention after writing, directing, and starring in the independent drama Sling Blade, for which he won ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Screenwriter, Actor Voice acting, + more

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Donatella Versace is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Born in 1955
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Donatella Versace is an Italian fashion designer and current Vice President of the Versace Group, as well as its chief designer. She owns a 20% share of the business. During the 1980s, Donatella's brother, Gianni Versace, launched a perfume dedicated to her, Blonde, and gave her his own diffusion ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy

Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer

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Debra Jo Fondren is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Born in 1955
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Debra Jo Fondren is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the September 1977 issue and Playmate of the Year for 1978. Her pictorial was photographed by Robert Scott Hooper. ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Nude Glamour Model, Actor

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Dana Carvey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Born in 1955
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Dana Thomas Carvey is an American actor and stand-up comedian, known for his work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for playing the role of Garth Algar in the Wayne's World films. He is well known for his impersonations of George H. W. Bush and Ross Perot on Saturday Night Live. He is also ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Missoula, Montana, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor

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Chris Berman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Born in 1955
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Christopher James "Chris" Berman, also known by the nickname Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He anchors SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, U.S. Open golf, the Stanley Cup Finals, and other programming on ESPN and ABC Sports. Berman calls play-by-play of select Major ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Commentator, Announcer, Journalist, Newsreader Actor, + more

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