- Famous Simian Lines! -

Though the simian line is relatively rare among celebrities & famous people, some of them do have the single palmar transverse crease: 18 reports are presented below!


NOTICE: Quite a few claims have been made regarding famous people who do not really have a simian line; a summary of 19 false/alleged claims is presented at the bottom of this page.

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18 Famous celebrity simian crease holders!


Only few famous people are known for having a simian line. Let's take a closer look at the simian lines of e.g. Robert de Niro, Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair, Thom Yorke & others:

Matthew Broderick has a 'incomplete' simian line in his right hand. US flag.
Matthew Broderick, right: incomplete simian line (left: normal)
American actor.
Armin van Buuren has a 'complete' simian line in his left hand. Netherlands flag.
Armin van Buuren, left: complete simian line (right: normal)
Trance DJ: world's most popular DJ (2007-2010)
Tony Blair has a 'complete' simian line in both hands. England flag.
Tony Blair, both hands: complete simian line
Former Prime Minister of the UK, politician
Robert ten Brink's simian lines. Netherlands flag.
Robert ten Brink, both hands: complete simian line
Dutch TV host & actor.
Hillary Clinton has an 'incomplete' simian line in her left hand. US flag.
Hillary Clinton, left: incomplete simian line (right: normal)
US Secretary of State, politician
Benedict Cumberbatch has an 'incomplete' simian line in his right hand. England flag.
Benedict Cumberbatch, right: incomplete simian line (left: normal with minor bridge); English actor and film producer
Alain Delon has a 'complete' simian line in his right hand. France flag.
Alain Delon, right: complete simian line (left: normal [Sydney line])
French actor & businessman
Robert De Niro has a 'complete' simian line in his left hand. US flag.
Robert De Niro, left: complete simian line (right: normal [Sydney line])
American actor
Joralf Gjerstad has a 'complete' simian line in his right hand + an 'incomplete' simian line in his left hand. Norway flag.
Joralf Gjerstad, both hands: (R) complete simian line + (L) incomplete simian line; Norwegian psychic & fait healer (who never charged services)
Darren Hayes has an 'incomplete' simian line in his left hand. Australia flag.
Darren Hayes, left: incomplete simian line (right: normal)
Australian singer-songwriter (frontman of Savage Garden)
Ethan Hawk has a 'complete' simian line in his left hand. US flag.
Ethan Hawke, left: complete simian line (right: normal)
American actor, writer & director.
Tony Kornheiser has a 'complete' simian line in his right hand. US flag.
Tony Kornheiser, right: complete simian line (left: normal)
American sportswriter, & talkshow host.
Michael Moore has an 'incomplete' simian line in his left hand. US flag.
Michael Moore, left: incomplete simian line (right: normal)
American documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, author, journalist, actor, and liberal political activist.
Danny de Munk's simian lines. Netherlands flag.
Danny de Munk, right & left: complete simian line
Dutch actor & singer.
Tony Robbins has a 'complete' simian line in his right hand. US flag.
Tony Robbins, right: complete simian line (left: normal)
American motivational speaker, personal finance instructor, life coach and self-help author
Lee Kuan Yew has a 'complete' simian line in his left hand. Singapore flag.
Lee Kuan Yew, left: complete simian line (right: normal with bridge)
First prime minister of Singapore
Thom Yorke has an 'incomplete' simian line in his right hand. England flag.
Thom Yorke, right: incomplete simian line + Sydney line (left: normal)
British musician, leadsinger of alternative rockband 'Radiohead'
Rainn Wilson has a 'complete' simian line in his right hand. US flag.
Rainn Wilson, both hands: (R) complete simian line, (L) incomplete simian line
American actor




- 21 Alleged (false) simian line reports! -

Quite some other famous people may have a simian line (simian crease) - however, many names have incorrectly been associated with the simian line. The author of this website has collected photo materials which contradict (incorrect) claims made on various websites & forums regarding the following famous people who do NOT have a simian line in any of their hands:

Muhammad Ali does not have a simian line. USA flag. American boxer Muhammad Ali does NOT have a simian line:
right hand: 'single radial base crease'; left hand: normal
Björk does not have a simian line. Iceland flag. Iceland musician/singer Björk does NOT have a simian line:
both hands: normal
Bill Clinton does not have a simian line. USA flag. Former US president Bill Clinton does NOT have a simian line:
left hand: incomplete radial line, right hand: normal

USA flag. American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer Bob Dylan [both hands: normal];

German physician Albert Einstein. Germany flag. German physician Albert Einstein does NOT have a simian line:
left hand: incomplete Sydney line, right hand: normal
Mahatma Gandhi, civil right activist. India flag. Indian spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi does NOT have a simian line:
right hand: normal with bridge, left hand: normal

England flag. English actor Tom Hardy [right hand: heart line approaches head line, left hand: normal];

Benny Hill does not have a simian line. England flag. English comedian & actor Benny Hill does NOT have a simian line:
left hand: normal, right hand: normal

Lauryn Hill does not have a simian line. USA flag. American singer, songwriter, actor Lauryn Hill does NOT have a simian line, both hands: suwon line (L + R)

Italy flag. Pope John XXIII [both hands: normal];
USA flag. American actor Kevin Kostner [both hands: normal];
USA flag. American singer, author & actress Patti Labelle [left hand: heart line approaches head line, right hand: normal];
Malaysia flag. Wife of the 6th Prime Minister of Malaysia Rosmah Mansor [right hand: heart line approaches head line, left hand: normal];
USA flag. American writer Henry Miller [right hand: normal, left hand: bridge between heartline & head line];

Eddie Murphy does not have a simian line. USA flag. US comedian / actor Eddie Murphy does NOT have a simian line:
right hand: heart line approaches head line, left hand: normal

Japan flag. Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa [both hands: normal];

Ronald Reagan does not have a simian line. USA flag. Former US president/actor Ronald Reagan does NOT have a simian line:
left hand: heart line approaches head line, right hand: normal with bridge

USA flag. American actor Charlie Sheen [right hand: irregular head line, left hand: normal];
USA flag. American popstar Britney Spears [left hand: approximate 'simian related heartline', right hand: normal];

Margaret Thatcher does not have a simian line. England flag. Former UK PM Margaret Thatcher does NOT have a simian line:
left hand: normal with bridge, right hand: normal

England flag. English singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse [right hand: bridge only, left hand: normal].


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