- Famous Simian Lines! -

Though the simian line is relatively rare among celebrities & famous people, some of them do have the single palmar transverse crease: 17 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 17 false/alleged claims is presented at the bottom of this page.




17 Famous celebrity simian crease holders!


Only few famous people are known for having a simian line. Let's take a look at their hands:

Matthew Broderick has a 'incomplete' simian line in his right hand. US flag.
Matthew Broderick, right: incomplete simian line (left: unknow)
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
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 (= 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
French actor & businessman
Joralf Gjerstad has a 'complete' simian line in his right hand + an 'incomplete' simian line in his left hand. Norway flag.
Joralf Gjerstad, right: complete simian line, left: 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.
Lauren Hill has a 'complete' simian line in both hands. US flag.
Lauren Hill, right: complete simian line, left: incomplete simian line
American singer (member of Fugees), songwriter, rapper, producer, and actress
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.
Robert De Niro has a 'complete' simian line in his left hand. US flag.
Robert De Niro, left: incomplete simian line (right: normal)
American actor
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)
First prime minister of Singapore
Thom Yorke has an 'incomplete' simian line in his right hand. England flag.
Thom Yorke, right: incomplete simian 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, right: complete simian line, left: incomplete simian line
American actor




- 18 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:

USA flag. American boxer Muhammad Ali [right hand: 'single radial base crease'];
Iceland flag. Iceland musician/singer Björk;
USA flag. American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer Bob Dylan [both hands: normal];
Germany flag. German physician Albert Einstein [left hand: 'incomplete' Sydney line];
India flag. Indian spiritual leader Mahatma Ghandi [right hand: bridge between heartline & head line];
England flag. English actor Tom Hardy [right hand: heart line approaches head line, left hand: normal];
England flag. English comedian & actor Benny Hill (R) (L) [both hands: normal];
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];
USA flag. American actor Eddy Murphy [right hand: heart line approaches head line, left hand: normal];
Japan flag. Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa [both hands: normal];
USA flag. Former US president/american actor Ronald Reagan [left hand: heart line approaches head line, right hand: normal];
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];
England flag. English singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse [right hand: bridge only, left hand: normal].



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