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Celebrities Born On New Year's Day 

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Updated June 2, 2019 7.3k views 205 items

Here are all the famous people who were born on January 1st, New Year's Day. Featuring actors, musicians, singers, athletes, politicians, historical figures, models, and other celebrities born on New Year's Day, this list includes living and dead celebs. Which famous people were born on January 1?

It will surprise you how many celebrities have been born on New Year's Day. Actors who have New Year's birthdays include Morris Chestnut and Verne Troyer, while singers born on January 1 include Poppy, Diamond White, and Tank. Other celebrities who were born on New Year's include Frank Langella, Jeremy Irvine, Katrina Law, Kerrie Roberts, Stacy Martin, and Meryl Davis. 

Click through the list below to see all the celebrities born on New Year's Day and celebrate two holidays in one every January.

Frank Langella is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Born On New Year's Day
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Frank A. Langella Jr. (; born January 1, 1938) is an American stage and film actor. He has won four Tony Awards, two for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his performances as Richard Nixon in the play Frost/Nixon and as André in The Father and two for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performances in Edward Albee's Seascape and Ivan Turgenev's Fortune's Fool. His notable film roles include George Prager in Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970), Count Dracula in Dracula (1979), Skeletor in Masters of the Universe (1987), Bob Alexander in Dave (1993), William S. Paley in Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) and Richard Nixon in the film production of Frost/Nixon (2008), which earned him an Academy ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 81

Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, USA

Born: 1938-01-01

Credits: Frost/Nixon, The Ninth Gate, Superman Returns, Robot & Frank

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Verne Troyer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Born On New Year's Day
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Verne Jay Troyer (January 1, 1969 – April 21, 2018) was an American actor, comedian, and stunt performer who played Mini-Me in the Austin Powers film series. He was only 2 ft 8 in (81 cm) tall, the result of cartilage–hair hypoplasia; this made him one of the shortest men in the world. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Sturgis

Born: 1969-01-01

Credits: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers in Goldmember, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

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Idi Amin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Born On New Year's Day
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Idi Amin Dada Oumee (; c. 1925 – 16 August 2003) was a Ugandan military officer who served as the President of Uganda from 1971 to 1979. Popularly known as the "Butcher of Uganda," he is considered one of the most brutal despots in world history.Amin was born either in Koboko or Kampala to a Kakwa father and Lugbara mother. In 1946, he joined the King's African Rifles (KAR) of the British Colonial Army as a cook. He rose to the rank of lieutenant, taking part in British actions against Somali rebels in the Shifta War and then the Mau Mau rebels in Kenya. Uganda gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1962, and Amin remained in the armed forces, rising to the position of major and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 78 (1925-2003)

Birthplace: Koboko, Uganda

Born: 1925-01-01

Credits: General Idi Amin Dada, Urgent ou À quoi bon exécuter des projets puisque le projet est en lui-même une jouissance suffisante, Biography, Frost on Saturday

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Katrina Law is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Born On New Year's Day
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Katrina Law is an American actress. She is known for playing the roles of Mira in the Starz television series, Spartacus: Blood and Sand and Spartacus: Vengeance, Nyssa al Ghul on The CW television series Arrow, and Karen Beach on the Sony Crackle series The Oath. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 33

Birthplace: Deptford Township, New Jersey, United States of America

Born: 1985-09-30

Credits: Apparition, Snow Bride, 12 Gifts of Christmas, Spartacus: War of the Damned

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