Events in the year 1955 in Germany.
- 4 January - Wolfgang Tiefensee, German politician
- 18 January - Gerburg Jahnke, German comedian
- 25 January - Petra Gerster, German journalist
- 1 February - Hans Werner Olm, German comedian
- 21 March - Bärbel Wöckel, German sprinter
- 15 May - Claudia Roth, German politician.
- 10 June - Annette Schavan, German politician.
- 29 July - Christian Tramitz, German actor, comedian, voice actor and author.
- 15 August - Roger Willemsen, German author, essayist and TV presenter.
- 20 August - Helge Schneider, German comedian, jazz musician and multi-instrumentalist, author, film and theatre director, and actor
- 2 September - Claus Kleber, German journalist
- 22 September - Lilo Wanders, German transvestite entertainer, comedian and theatre/television host
- 25 September - Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, German footballplayer and trainer
- 8 December - Martin Semmelrogge, German actor
- 22 December - Thomas C. Südhof, German biochemist