Simian lines

- Famous simian lines! -

Simian crease celebrities: Tony Blair, Matthew Broderick, Armin van Buuren, Hillary Clinton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alain Delon,
Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Ethan Hawke, Meghan Markle, Michael Moore, Tony Robbins, Lee Kuan Yew, Thom Yorke + others!

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Celebrities with single palmar creases!

Though the simian line is relatively rare among celebrities & famous people, some of them do have the single palmar transverse crease: 81 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 44 false/alleged claims is presented at the bottom of this page.

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- 81 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:

Former Prime Minister of the UK Tony Blair has a complete simian line in both hands.

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Tony Blair
Former Prime Minister of the UK (politician)

left hand: complete simian line; right hand: complete simian line

Dutch TV host Robert ten Brink has a complete simian line in both hands.

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Robert ten Brink
Dutch TV host

left hand: complete simian line; right hand: complete simian line

American actor Matthew Broderick has an incomplete simian line in his right hand.

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Matthew Broderick
American actor

right hand: incomplete simian line (left hand: normal)

Dutch trance DJ Armin van Buuren has a complete simian line in his left hand.

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Armin van Buuren
Dutch Trance DJ (world's most popular DJ in 2007-2010)

left hand: complete simian line (right hand: normal)

Hillary Clinton has an incomplete simian line in her left hand.

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Hillary Clinton
Former US presidential candidate, politician

left hand: dissociated incomplete simian line (right hand: normal)

Benedict Cumberbatch has an incomplete simian line in his right hand.

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Benedict Cumberbatch
UK actor

right hand: dissociated incomplete simian line (left hand: normal)

Alain Delon has a complete simian line in his right hand.

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Alain Delon
French actor & businessman

right hand: complete simian line (left hand: Sydney line)

Robert De Niro has a complete simian line in his left hand.

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Robert De Niro
American actor, producer and director

left hand: complete simian line (right hand: Sydney line)

Jodie Foster has an incomplete simian line in her right hand.

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Jodie Foster
American actress, director, and producer

right hand: dissociated incomplete simian line + Sydney line (left hand: normal)

Psychic & healer Joralf Gjerstad has a simian line in both hands.

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Joralf Gjerstad, a.k.a. 'Snåsamannen')
Norwegian psychic & fait healer (who never charged services)

right hand: complete simian line; left hand: incomplete simian line

Darren Hayes has an incomplete simian line in his left hand.

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Darren Hayes
Australian singer-songwriter (frontman of Savage Garden)

left hand: incomplete simian line (right hand: normal)

Tom Hardy has an incomplete simian line in his right hand.

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Tom Hardy
English actor & producer

right hand: incomplete simian line (left hand: normal)

Ethan Hawke has a complete simian line in his left hand.

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Ethan Hawke
American actor, writer & director

left hand: complete simian line (right hand: normal)

Tony Kornheiser has a complete simian line in his right hand.

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Tony Kornheiser
American sportswriter, & talkshow host

right hand: complete simian line (left hand: normal)

Meghan Markle, future wife of Prince Harry, has an incomplete simian line in her right hand.

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Meghan Markle
US Actress, future wife of Prince Harry (Wales)

right hand: dissociated incomplete simian line (left hand: normal)

Michael Moore has an incomplete simian line in his left hand.

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Michael Moore
American documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, author, journalist, actor, and liberal political activist

left hand: incomplete simian line (right hand: normal)

Danny de Munk has a simian line in both hands.

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Danny de Munk
Dutch actor & singer

right hand: complete simian line; left hand: incomplete simian line

Tony Robbins has an complete simian line in his right hand.

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Tony Robbins
American motivational speaker, personal finance instructor, life coach and self-help author

right hand: complete simian line (left hand: normal)

First Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew has a complete simian line in his left hand.

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Lee Kuan Yew
First Prime Minister of the Singapore (politician)

left hand: complete simian line (right hand: normal)


Thom Yorke has a simian line in his righthand.

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Thom Yorke
British musician, leadsinger of alternative rockband 'Radiohead'

right hand: incomplete simian line (left hand: normal [short, irregular heart line])

Rainn Wilson has a simian line in both hands.

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Rainn Wilson
American actor, comedian, writer, director, businessman & producer

right hand: complete simian line; left hand: incomplete simian line

Other simian line celebrities are:

• Sohail Aman (right hand: complete simian line)
• Marty Baller (left hand: complete simian line)
• Jamie Bamber (right hand: complete simian line)
• Stephen 'tWitch' Boss (left hand: complete simian line, right hand: bridge)
• Barbara Levy Boxer (left hand: complete simian line)
• Fernando Henrique Cardoso (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Miguel Osorio Chong (right hand: complete simian line)
• Andrew Cuomo (right hand: complete simian line)
• Bob Denver (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Lyn Erhard, pen name: 'Charlotte Chandler' (right hand: dissociated complete simian line)
• Nigel Farage (right hand: complete simian line)
• Ina Garten (richt hand: complete simian line, left hand: minor bridge)
• Roi Fabito, a.k.a. "Guava Juice" (both hands: dissociated complete simian line)
• John Goodman (right hand: complete simian line)
• Corey Hawkins (left hand: complete simian line)
• Lena Headey (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Tom Hollander (both hands: complete simmian line)
• Eddie Huang (both hands: complete simian line)
• Anthony Hopkins (left hand: incomplete simian line)
• Jessie J (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Hu Jintao (right hand: complete simian line)
• Billy Joel (left hand: complete simian line, right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, a.k.a. 'PewDiePie' (left: complete simian line)
• Cher Lloyd (left hand: complete simian line)
• Alex Mallari Jr (right hand: incomplete simian line, left hand: bridge)
• Bongbong Marcos (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Ferdinand Marcos (both hands: complete simian line)
• Floyd Mayweather (right hand: dissociated incomplete simian line)
• Marco Minniti (left hand: complete simian line)
• Steven Moffat (both hands: complete simian line)
• Megan Mullaly (both hands: dissociated complete simian line)
• Takashi Murakami (right hand: dissociated incomplete simian line, left hand: heart line approaches headline)
• Kim Jong Nam (left hand: incomplete simian line)
• Leslie Odom (right hand: dissociated complete simian line)
• Lori Petty (right hand: dissociatied incomplete simian line)
• Joaquin Phoenix (right hand: dissociated complete simian line)
• Lynn Redgrave (right hand: complete simian line)
• Paul Rodgers (right hand: complete simian line)
• Rico Rodriguez (right hand: complete simian line, left hand: incomplete simian line)
• Coleen Rowley (right hand: complete simian line)
• Mar Roxas (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Peter Sarsgaard (both hands: dissociated simian line)
• King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (both hands: complete simian line)
• Johnathon Schaech (left hand: complete simian line)
• Drew Scott (left hand: incomplete simian line)
• Jonathan Scott (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Amedeo Sebastiani (right hand: complete simian line)
• Neil Sedaka (right hand: complete simian line)
• Atticus Shaffer, has osteogenesis imperfecta (both hands: complete simian line)
• Tony Sirico (both hands: incomplete simian line)
• Marina Sirtis (right hand: dissociated incomplete simian line)
• Clifford Smith, a.k.a. 'Method Man' (both hands: dissociated complete simian line)
• Paul Stanley (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Giuseppe Tornatore (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Sophie Turner (left hand: incomplete simian line)
• James Whale (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Marco Pierre White (left hand: incomplete simian line)
• Steve Wilkos (right hand: incomplete simian line, left hand: bridge)
• Dong Young-Bae, a.k.a. 'Taeyang' (right hand: incomplete simian line)
• Zhang Ziyi (left hand: complete simian line)

Due to the well-known connected between trisomy 21 and the simian line, well-known people with Down syndrome (such as: Spanish actor Pablo Pineda & American model Katie Meade) are not included in the list above.


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- 44 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 in any of both hands.

US flag Muhammad Ali: American boxer

both hands: normal

Björk does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

Iceland flag Björk: Icelandic singer, songwriter & actress

both hands: normal

Bill Clinton does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

US flag Bill Clinton: former US president

both hands: normal [left hand has 'extra-radial crease']

Bob Dylan does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

US flag Bob Dylan: American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer

both hands: normal

Albert Einstein does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

German flag Albert Einstein: German-born theoretical physicist

both hands: normal

Mahatma Gandhi does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

India flag Mahatma Gandhi: Indian spiritual leader, civil right activist

both hands: normal [right hand has 'bridges']

Benny Hill does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

England flag Benny Hill: English comedian & actor

both hands: normal [right hand has 'bridges']

Lauren Hill does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

US flag Lauryn Hill: American singer, songwriter, actor

both hands: normal [Suwon line variant in both hands]

Pope Saint John XXIII does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

Italian flag Pope Saint John XXIII: Italian pope

both hands: normal [both hands: minor bridges]

Kevin Costner does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

US flag Kevin Costner: American actor

both hands: normal

Patti LaBelle does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

US flag Patti LaBelle: American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur

both hands: normal [Suwon line variant in both hands]

Rosmah Mansor does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

Malaysia flag Rosmah Mansor: 2nd wife of Najib Razak (6th Prime Minister of Malaysia)

both hands: normal [heart line approaches head line, no connection]

Henry Miller does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

USA flag Henry Miller: American author

both hands: normal [bridges between heart line & head line]

Eddie Murphy does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

US flag Eddie Murphy: American comedian / actor

both hands: normal [right hand: heart line only approaches head line]

Seiji Ozawa does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

Japan flag Seiji Ozawa: Japanese conductor

both hands: normal

Ronald Reagan does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

US flag Ronald Reagan: former US president, actor

both hands: normal [both hands: narrow quadrangle; right hand: bridge]

Charlie Sheen does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

US flag Charlie Sheen: American actor

both hands: normal [right hand: head line approaches head line]

Britney Spears does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

US flag Britney Spears: American popstar

both hands: normal [left hand: heart line approaches head line]

Margaret Thatcher does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

England flag Margaret Thatcher: former UK prime minister

both hands: normal [left hand has a bridge]

Louis Theroux does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

England flag Louis Theroux: American documentary filmmaker, broadcaster

both hands: normal [right hand has 'bridges']

Amy Winehouse does not have a simian line in any of both hands.

English flag Amy Winehouse: English singer & songwriter

both hands: normal [right hand: bridge between heart line and head line]

Other celebrities featured in false reports are:

• Chuck Berry (left hand: pseudo-bridge)
• Lilly Collins (right hand: splitting head line)
• Edison Chen (both hands: bridge, heart line approaches head line)
• Jermain Coleman, a.k.a. 'Maino' (richt hand: weak head line)
• Joshua Hunter, Idols 'JChosen' (right hand: long heart line)
• Dane Cook (left hand: minor bridge)
• Lisa Edelstein (right hand: faint head line connected with life line)
• Art Garfunkel (both hands: bridge)
• Bill Haley (right hand: narrow quadrangle)
• Allen Iverson (right hand: heart line approaches head line)
• Salman Khan (left hand: heart line approaches head line)
• Shakib Khan (right hand: bridge)
• Shin Koyamada (left hand: heart line approaches head line)
• Shin Lim (left hand: narrow quadrangle)
• Imelda Markos (both hands: bridge)
• Wanya Morris (both hands: irregular headline)
• Jimmy Page (right hand: bridge, left hand: heart line approaches head line)
• River Phoenix (both hands: bridge)
• Keanu Reeves (right hand: incomplete bridge)
• Gustavo Adolfo Rol (left hand: bridge)
• John Salley (both hands: bridge)
• Aftab Shivdasani (right hand: heart line approaches life line)
• Frances de la Tour (both hands: bridge)

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