List of famous people born in 1956


Actor Tom Hanks

Actor Tom Hanks

Born on July 9, 1956, Tom Hanks is a well-known American actor and filmmaker, who is mostly known for his movies Forrest Gump, The Green Mile, Cast Away and much more. He was born as Thomas Jeffry Hanks to his parents Janet Marylyn and Amos Mefford Hanks in Concord, California, Unites States. He has three siblings named Sandra, Larry, and Jim. Tom parents got divorced while he was just at the age

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Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse also known by his first name Alain Ducasse is a renowned chef from Monaco. He is popular in the world for being the owner of the Alain Ducasse which is one of the top ranked restaurants in the world. Alain Ducasse was from the upper class family born in Orthez, France to parents of French descent. He was the citizen of French for most of his life but now he holds the citizenship of a

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Alok Nath

Alok Nath

Alok Nath Jha was born on July 10, 1956, in Khagaria, Bihar, India. He is famous as a for playing the father character in Bollywood movie and Television industry. Other than his involvement in acting he is also a well-known movie producer. He is Indian by nationality and holds South Asian Ethnicity. His only known sibling is Vineeta Malik. He spent his childhood in Delhi and studied at the Mode

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Andy García

Andy García

Empire magazine's one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history, Andy García is an actor from Cuba. He is also well known in the Hollywood as the film director. He is mainly popular in the world for starring the role of Vincent Mancini in an American crime film The Godfather Part III. One of the versatile actors in the Hollywood, Andy García was born as Andrés Arturo García Menéndez in Havana,

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Ann Curry

Ann Curry

One of the most renowned ladies, Ann Curry is an American television personality, news journalist and photojournalist. She is one of the best television journalists in the world and worked for the big channels. She is popular being prominent anchor of NBC news. She was born in Guam, United States to Bob Curry, a naval sailor and Hiroe Nagase, a house maker. Her father is an American and mother is

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Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Michael Bourdain (born June 25, 1956) is an American author, chef and television personality. He was born in New York City, and raised in Leonia, New Jersey. His parents were Pierre Bourdain (d. 1987), a classical music industry executive and Gladys Bourdain (née Sacksman), a staff editor for The New York Times. His ancestors were Catholic and Jewish and his paternal grandparents were fro

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Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall

A well known comedian and TV show host, Arsenio Hall is famous for being the host of the TV show The Arsenio Hall Show. He hosted this TV show for about half a decade. He is also an actor and has appeared in the movies like Martial Law, Coming to America and Harlem Nights. Tall and talented, Arsenio Hall was born in the early 1956 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America to Fred and Anne Hall.

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Bill Maher

Bill Maher

Bill Maher is an American comedian, political commentator and TV host. He was born in New York City, New York. Maher was raised in River Vale, New Jersey in the Irish-American Roman's Catholic religion. Maher's father, William Aloysius Maher Jr was a network news editor where as his mother, Julie Maher was a nurse. Maher was graduated from Pascack Hills High school in Montvale. He joined the Corn

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Bill Turnbull

Bill Turnbull

English journalist and news presenter, Bill Turnbull is an employee at BBC and is serving them as the main male presenter of BBC Breakfast. He is also well known in the world for being the religious series Songs of Praise. Born as William Robert Jolyon Turnbull in Surrey, South East England of United Kingdom to parents of diverse decent, Bill was raised in middle class family. He is British and is

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Bjorn Borg

Bjorn Borg

Former world No. 1 tennis player, Bjorn Borg is the Swedish national and he is popular for being one of the greatest in tennis history. During his time, he became the only tennis player to win the 11 Grand Slam singles titles but this record was broken few years later. Bjorn Borg was from the upper class Swedish family born as Björn Rune Borg in Stockholm, Sweden to Rune Borg and Margaretha Borg.

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