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Famous People Born in 1955

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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    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 held ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    • Profession: Programmer, Software Architect, Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, Actor + 4 more
    • Credits: Pulp Fiction, Die Hard, The Sixth Sense, Sin City, The Fifth Element + 92 more
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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 an ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting + 1 more
    • Credits: Armageddon, Love Actually, Princess Mononoke, Bad Santa, Friday Night Lights + 68 more
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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 label, ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Reggio Calabria, Italy
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Costume Designer
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Missoula, Montana, United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor
    • Credits: This Is Spinal Tap, Saturday Night Live, Wayne's World, Halloween II, Jack and Jill + 18 more
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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 League ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America
    • Profession: Commentator, Announcer, Journalist, Newsreader, Actor + 1 more
    • Credits: Necessary Roughness, Monday Night Football, SportsCenter, Draft Day, Baseball Tonight + 5 more
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    Christy Ruth Walton is an American philanthropist. She is the widow of John T. Walton, one of the sons of Sam Walton, the founder of Walmart. After John's death in June 2005, she inherited his fortune of US$18.2 billion. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Jackson, Grant Village, Wyoming, United States of America
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Nude Glamour Model, Actor
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Educator, Screenwriter, Scientist, Actor + 2 more
    • Credits: Dancing with the Stars, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Back to the Future, BattleBots, Greatest Inventions with Bill Nye + 6 more
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    Brendan Gleeson is an Irish actor. His best-known performances include supporting roles in films such as Braveheart, Gangs of New York, 28 Days Later, Troy, and the Harry Potter films and leading roles in films such as In Bruges, The Guard, and Calvary. He won an Emmy Award in 2009 for his portrayal of ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Teacher
    • Credits: Braveheart, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Gangs of New York, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part I + 55 more
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    Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud is a Saudi business magnate and investor. He is a member of the Saudi royal family. Waleed was listed as one of Time magazine's Time 100, an annual list of the hundred most influential people in the world in 2008. Waleed is a nephew of the late Saudi King ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    • Profession: Businessperson, Investor
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    Darrell Hammond is an American actor, stand-up comedian and impressionist. He was a regular on Saturday Night Live from 1995 until 2009, the longest tenure of any cast member in the show's history. Upon his departure, Hammond, at age 53, was also the oldest cast member in the show's history. Hammond has ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
    • Profession: Comedian, Actor, Impressionist
    • Credits: Saturday Night Live, Scary Movie 3, Blues Brothers 2000, Scary Movie 5, Epic Movie + 17 more
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    William "Bill" Paxton is an American actor and film director. He gained popularity after starring in a number of films, including Apollo 13, Weird Science, Twister, Aliens, True Lies, and Titanic. Paxton starred in the HBO series Big Love and was nominated for an Emmy Award for the miniseries Hatfields ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Film Director
    • Credits: Titanic, The Terminator, Aliens, Apollo 13, Weird Science + 71 more
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    Dale Jonathan Winton is an English radio DJ and television presenter, best known for presenting the shows including Dale's Supermarket Sweep from 1993 until 2000 and again in 2007, the National Lottery game show In It to Win It since 2002 and the 2008 series of Hole in the Wall. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Actor, Disc jockey, Presenter
    • Credits: Trainspotting, Celebrity Fit Club, Comic Relief: Uptown Downstairs Abbey, The Other Half, Supermarket Sweep + 7 more
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    Donald Chow Yun-fat, SBS, commonly known as Chow Yun-fat, is a Hong Kong actor. He is best known in Asia for his collaborations with filmmaker John Woo in the heroic bloodshed genre films A Better Tomorrow, The Killer and Hard Boiled; and in the West for his roles as Li Mu-bai in Crouching Tiger, Hidden ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Lamma Island, Hong Kong
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Actor
    • Credits: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, The Killer, Hard Boiled + 83 more
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    William "Bill" Condon is an American screenwriter and director. Condon is best known for directing and writing the critically acclaimed films Gods and Monsters, Chicago, Kinsey, Dreamgirls and the two final installments of the Twilight series, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 and The Twilight ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, Film Director
    • Credits: Chicago, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Dreamgirls, Gods and Monsters + 18 more
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    Daniel "Dee" Snider is an American singer-songwriter, screenwriter, radio personality, and actor. Snider is most famous for his role as the frontman of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. He was ranked 83 in the Hit Parader's Top 100 Metal Vocalists of All Time. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Astoria, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Spokesperson, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter + 4 more
    • Credits: Private Parts, Get Him to the Greek, Strangeland, Killer Karaoke, Gone Country + 15 more
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    William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English rock musician, songwriter and actor. Born in Stanmore, Middlesex, Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X. Unlike other British punk rock artists of his era, Idol was inspired by ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Stanmore, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: The Wedding Singer, The Doors, Demons, Heavy Metal 2000, Mad Dog Time + 4 more
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    Debra Lynn Winger is an American actress and producer. She gained critical acclaim for her performance in Urban Cowboy in 1980. She then gave Academy Award-nominated performances in An Officer and a Gentleman, Terms of Endearment, and Shadowlands. She has been nominated for four Golden Globe awards, two ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Writer, Teacher
    • Credits: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Terms of Endearment, An Officer and a Gentleman, Radio, Urban Cowboy + 31 more
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    William Clyde "Bill" Elliott, also known as Awesome Bill from Dawsonville or Million Dollar Bill, is an inactive driver and former champion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Elliott was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America on August 15, 2007. He won the 1988 NASCAR Winston Cup Series ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Dawsonville, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Race car driver
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