Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1956.
- January 13: Janet Hubert, who voiced Denise Clinton in Grand Theft Auto V, is born in Chicago, Illinois.
- August 28: Luis Guzmán, who voiced Ricardo Diaz in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, is born in Cayey, Puerto Rico.
- November 27: William Fichtner, who voiced Ken Rosenberg in GTA Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, is born in East Meadow, New York.
- Victor Vance is born.
- Merle Abrahams, later known as The Infinity Killer, is born.
- Jolene Evans is born.
- Patricia Madrazo is born.
- Derrick McReary is born in Dukes, Liberty City.
- Vincent Lupisella is arrested for extortion.