List of famous people born in 1955

List of celebrities who were born in 1955
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  1. Kris Jenner

    Kris Jenner


    Kristen Mary "Kris" Jenner (née Houghton, formerly Kardashian; born November 5, 1955) is an American television personality, producer, and manager who has appeared on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami, Khloé & Lamar, Kourtney and Kim Take New York, Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami, Good Morning America, The Talk, America's Next Top Model and her own short-lived talk show, Kris.

  2. Ornella Muti

    Ornella Muti


    Ornella Muti (born 9 March 1955) is an Italian actress.

  3. Angelo Keder

    Angelo Keder


    Angelo Keder, born 1955, is a Swedish contemporary artist. Keder worked as a transcriber at the National Museum of Art in Stockholm (nationalmuseum), Sweden. He made his artistic debut in 1973 at Dickens Gallery, Lausanne, Switzerland and has since exhibited at a variety of commercial art galleries and art fairs worldwide, but he got his breakthrough in Sweden during the early part of the 1980s exhibiting at various spaces and locations. Among places he has exhibited in Sweden are the Stockholm Art Fair Sollentuna and “Lilla Bleu” gallery in Stockholm, Sweden. There he exhibited with artists such as Olle Bonniér and Peter Dahl.

  4. Reba McEntire

    Reba McEntire


    Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) is an American country music singer, songwriter and actress. She began her career in the music industry as a high school student singing in the Kiowa High School band, on local radio shows with her siblings, and at rodeos. While a sophomore in college, she performed the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City and caught the attention of country artist Red Steagall. He brought her to Nashville, Tennessee, where she signed a contract with Mercury Records a year later in 1975. She released her first solo album in 1977 and released five additional studio albums under the label until 1983.

  5. Billy Idol

    Billy Idol


    William Michael Albert Broad (born 30 November 1955), 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 The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.

  6. Whoopi Goldberg

    Whoopi Goldberg


    Whoopi Goldberg (ˈhwʊpi, born Caryn Elaine Johnson; November 13, 1955) is an American actress, comedienne, political activist, writer, producer, and television host. Although Goldberg made her film debut in the avant-garde ensemble film Citizen: I'm Not Losing My Mind, I'm Giving It Away (1982), her breakthrough role was playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South in the period drama film The Color Purple (1985). For her performance, she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

  7. Bruce Willis

    Bruce Willis


    Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) 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 (1985–89). He is perhaps best known for his role of John McClane in the Die Hard series, which were mostly critical and uniformly financial successes. He has appeared in over sixty films, including Pulp Fiction (1994), 12 Monkeys (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense (1999), Unbreakable (2000), Sin City (2005), Red (2010) and The Expendables 2 (2012).

  8. Isabelle Adjani

    Isabelle Adjani


  9. Kevin Costner

    Kevin Costner


    Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and singer.

  10. Janice Dickinson

    Janice Dickinson


    Janice Doreen Dickinson (born February 15, 1955) is an American model, photographer, author and talent agent. Initially notable as a model, she has been described by herself and others as the first supermodel. One of the most successful models throughout the 1970s and 1980s, she expanded her profession to reality television in 2003 by judging for four cycles on America's Next Top Model. She subsequently opened her own modeling agency in 2005, which was documented in the reality-television series The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency (2006–08).

  11. Tanya Roberts

    Tanya Roberts


    Victoria Leigh Blum (born October 15, 1955), professionally known by the stage name Tanya Roberts, is an American actress known for her role as Julie Rogers on the fifth and final season of Charlie's Angels (1980–81) and as Midge Pinciotti on That '70s Show (1998–2001).

  12. Jean Kasem

    Jean Kasem


    Jean Thompson Kasem (born 1955) is an American actress. She is the widow of radio personality Casey Kasem.

  13. Connie Hamzy

    Connie Hamzy


    "Sweet" Connie Hamzy (born January 9, 1955), also called "Sweet Sweet" Connie, is an American woman from Little Rock, Arkansas who is best known as a groupie who claims to have had sex with numerous rock musicians. Hamzy also received some attention for her claim that she was propositioned by Bill Clinton, then governor of Arkansas.

  14. David Lee Roth

    David Lee Roth


    David Lee Roth (born October 10, 1954) is an American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality. In 2007, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Roth is best known as the original (1974–1985) and current (2006–present) lead singer of the Southern California-based hard rock band Van Halen. He is also known as a successful solo artist, releasing numerous RIAA-certified Gold and Platinum records. After more than two decades apart, Roth re-joined Van Halen in 2006 for a North American tour that became the highest grossing in the band's history and one of the highest grossing of that year. In 2012, Roth and Van Halen released the critically successful comeback album, A Different Kind of Truth.

  15. Priscilla Barnes

    Priscilla Barnes


    Priscilla Barnes (born December 7, 1955/1958) is an American actress, who may be best-known in her role as Terri Alden on Three's Company, the permanent replacement for Suzanne Somers. She subsequently made appearances in films such as A Vacation in Hell, Licence to Kill, Mallrats, The Devil's Rejects, and the television series Jane the Virgin.

  16. Connie Sellecca

    Connie Sellecca


    Connie Sellecca (born May 25, 1955) is an American actress and former model, best known for her roles on the television series The Greatest American Hero and Hotel, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama in 1987.

  17. Marina Sirtis

    Marina Sirtis


    Marina Sirtis (ˈsɜrtɪs; born 29 March 1955) is an English-American actress. She is best known for her role as Counselor Deanna Troi on the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and the four feature films that followed, as well as other appearances in the Star Trek franchise.

  18. Edward Van Halen

    Edward Van Halen


    Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen (born January 26, 1955 in Nijmegen) is a Dutch-born American musician, songwriter and producer. He is best known as the lead guitarist, keyboardist and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen. He is considered to be one of the world's greatest guitarists, and one of the most influential rock guitarists of the 20th century. In 2010, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Van Halen number seventy in the list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists. In 2012, he was voted in a Guitar World magazine reader's poll as the number one of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" over Brian May of Queen (number two) and Alex Lifeson of Rush (number three).

  19. Nina Hagen

    Nina Hagen


    Catharina "Nina" Hagen (born 11 March 1955) is a German singer and actress. Born in East Berlin, German Democratic Republic, Hagen first pursued her career in the mid 1970s. In 1974, she joined the band Automobil. During that time she appeared in a number of German movies. After moving to West Berlin in 1976, she formed the Nina Hagen Band and signed with CBS Records. The band released two album before Hagen decided to pursue her career as a solo artist.

  20. Gloria Guida

    Gloria Guida


    Gloria Guida (born 19 November 1955) is an Italian actress and model. She is most famous for starring in the commedia erotica all'italiana, particularly La liceale series and also in erotic coming-of-age-drama films in the mid-1970s.

  21. Iman



    Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid (Somali: Imaan Maxamed Cabdimajiid, Arabic: ايمان محمد عبد المجيد‎; born 25 July 1955), professionally known as Iman ("faith" in Arabic), is a Somali fashion model, actress and entrepreneur. A pioneer in the field of ethnic cosmetics, she is also noted for her charitable work. She is married to David Bowie.

  22. Debra Winger

    Debra Winger


    Debra Lynn Winger (born May 16, 1955) 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.

  23. Bruno Tonioli

    Bruno Tonioli


    Bruno Tonioli (born 25 November 1955) is an Italian choreographer, dancer and TV personality who appears as a judge on the British television dance competition Strictly Come Dancing and its American adaptation Dancing with the Stars on ABC TV in the US. Tonioli co-created and appeared on the BBC talent show DanceX and its American adaptation, Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann.

  24. Keith Whitley

    Keith Whitley


    Jackie Keith Whitley (July 1, 1955 – May 9, 1989), known professionally as Keith Whitley, was an American country music singer. During his short career, Whitley charted 19 singles on the Billboard country charts.

  25. Maria Shriver

    Maria Shriver


    Maria Owings Shriver (ˈʃrvər; born November 6, 1955) is an American journalist, activist, author of six best-selling books, and former First Lady of California as the wife of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She has received a Peabody Award and was co-anchor for NBC's Emmy-winning coverage of the 1988 Summer Olympics. As executive producer of The Alzheimer's Project, Shriver earned two Emmy Awards and an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences award for developing a "television show with a conscience". She is a member of the Kennedy family (her mother, Eunice Kennedy Shriver was a sister of John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Ted Kennedy). Shriver is currently a special anchor and correspondent for NBC News.

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