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The following 6,946 famous people including celebrities were born in the month of December. A random sample was chosen for each day. Click the    after the name to explore the birth date info. You might also want to browse the filtered celebrity birthdays in December.

Zodiac signs for December are Sagittarius and Capricorn . The modern birthstone for December is Turquoise while the mystical gemstone (based on Tibetan origin) is Onyx.

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December 1

  • 1690
    Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, English lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom (d. 1764)
  • 1743
    Martin Heinrich Klaproth, German chemist and academic (d. 1817)
  • 1896
    Georgy Zhukov, Russian general and politician, 2nd Minister of Defence for the Soviet Union (d. 1974)
  • 1973
    Jon Theodore, American drummer (One Day as a Lion, The Mars Volta, and Golden)  
  • 1992
    Masahudu Alhassan, Ghanaian footballer  

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December 2

  • 1893
    Leo Ornstein, Russian-American pianist and composer (d. 2002)
  • 1922
    Iakovos Kambanelis, Greek author, poet, and screenwriter (d. 2011)  
  • 1944
    Cathy Lee Crosby, American actress  
  • 1946
    David Macaulay, English-American author and illustrator  
  • 1962
    Kardam, Prince of Turnovo (d. 2015)  

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December 3

  • 1895
    Te Ata Fisher, American actress (d. 1995)
  • 1934
    Abimael Guzmán, Peruvian philosopher and academic  
  • 1977
    Adam Małysz, Polish ski jumper  
  • 1981
    Louise Roe, English model and journalist  
  • 2005
    Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway  

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December 4

  • 1861
    Lillian Russell, American actress and singer (d. 1922)
  • 1973
    Frank Boeijen, Dutch keyboard player (The Gathering)  
  • 1980
    Rick Victor, Canadian wrestler  
  • 1982
    Nathan Douglas, English triple jumper  
  • 1988
    Andriy Pylyavskyi, Ukrainian footballer  

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December 5

  • 1896
    Ann Nolan Clark, American historian, author, and educator (d. 1995)
  • 1960
    Osvaldo Golijov, Argentinian-American composer and educator  
  • 1978
    Olli Jokinen, Finnish ice hockey player  
  • 1991
    Jacopo Sala, Italian footballer  
  • 1994
    Frida Aasen, Norwegian model  

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December 6

  • 1916
    Yekaterina Budanova, Russian captain and pilot (d. 1943)  
  • 1945
    Dan Harrington, American poker player  
  • 1950
    Joe Hisaishi, Japanese pianist, composer, and conductor  
  • 1953
    Sue Carroll, English journalist (d. 2011)  
  • 1975
    Adrian García Arias, Mexican footballer  

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December 7

  • 1904
    Clarence Nash, American voice actor and singer (d. 1985)  
  • 1940
    Stan Boardman, English comedian and actor  
  • 1954
    Mark Hofmann, American murderer  
  • 1965
    Colin Hendry, Scottish footballer and manager  
  • 1969
    Andrea Claudio Galluzzo, Italian historian and archaeologist.  

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December 8

  • 1708
    Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1765)
  • 1724
    Claude Balbastre, French organist and composer (d. 1799)
  • 1730
    Jan Ingenhousz, Dutch physician, physiologist, and botanist (d. 1799)
  • 1902
    Wifredo Lam, Cuban-French painter (d. 1982)  
  • 1989
    Drew Doughty, Canadian ice hockey player  

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December 9

  • 1931
    William Reynolds, American actor  
  • 1938
    Deacon Jones, American football player, sportscaster, and actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1953
    John Malkovich, American actor and producer  
  • 1983
    Jermaine Beckford, English-Jamaican footballer  
  • 1983
    Neslihan Demir Darnel, Turkish volleyball player  

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December 10

  • 1588
    Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637)
  • 1948
    Jasuben Shilpi, Indian sculptor (d. 2013)  
  • 1969
    Stephen Billington, English actor  
  • 1972
    Brian Molko, Belgian-Luxembourger singer-songwriter and guitarist (Placebo)  
  • 1976
    Shane Byrne, English motorcycle racer  

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December 11

  • 1925
    James Sullivan, American politician (d. 2012)  
  • 1925
    Paul Greengard, American neuroscientist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1944
    Lynda Day George, American actress  
  • 1954
    Santiago Creel, Mexican lawyer and politician, Mexican Secretary of the Interior  
  • 1985
    Aiko Kayō, Japanese idol, singer, and actress  

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December 12

  • 1944
    Zoe Laskari, Greek model and actress  
  • 1953
    Rafael Septien, Mexican-American football player  
  • 1963
    Ai Orikasa, Japanese voice actress and singer  
  • 1972
    Hank Williams III, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Assjack, Superjoint Ritual, and Arson Anthem)  
  • 1983
    Katrina Elam, American singer-songwriter  

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December 13

  • 1897
    István Donogán, Hungarian discus thrower (d. 1966)
  • 1929
    Christopher Plummer, Canadian actor, singer, and producer  
  • 1960
    Daggubati Venkatesh, Indian actor  
  • 1967
    Bo Pelini, American football player and coach  
  • 1977
    Sascha Kindred, German-English swimmer  

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December 14

  • 1853
    Errico Malatesta, Italian activist (d. 1932)
  • 1884
    Jane Cowl, American actress and playwright (d. 1950)
  • 1941
    Ellen Willis, American journalist, critic, and academic (d. 2006)  
  • 1946
    Joyce Vincent Wilson, American singer (Tony Orlando and Dawn and Former Ladies of the Supremes)  
  • 1981
    Amber Chia, Malaysian model and actress  

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December 15

  • 1686
    Jean-Joseph Fiocco, Flemish violinist and composer (d. 1746)
  • 1913
    Muriel Rukeyser, American poet, academic, and activist (d. 1980)  
  • 1918
    Jeff Chandler, American actor and singer (d. 1961)  
  • 1956
    William Orbit, English keyboard player and producer (Torch Song and Bassomatic)  
  • 1977
    Geoff Stults, American actor and producer  

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December 16

  • 1804
    Viktor Bunyakovsky, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 1889)
  • 1950
    Claudia Cohen, American journalist (d. 2007)  
  • 1950
    Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist and manager (d. 2006)  
  • 1951
    Mike Flanagan, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster (d. 2011)  
  • 1951
    Sally Emerson, English author and poet  

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December 17

  • 1946
    Eugene Levy, Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1966
    Kristiina Ojuland, Estonian politician, 23rd Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs  
  • 1977
    Katheryn Winnick, Canadian actress  
  • 1981
    Rena Takeshita, Japanese model and actress  
  • 1988
    Liisa Ehrberg, Estonian cyclist  

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December 18

  • 1734
    Jean-Baptiste Rey, French conductor and composer (d. 1810)
  • 1970
    Rob Van Dam, American wrestler and actor  
  • 1975
    Trish Stratus, Canadian wrestler and actress  
  • 1985
    Hana Soukupová, Czech model  
  • 1987
    Miki Ando, Japanese figure skater  

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December 19

  • 1891
    Juhan Kallaste, Estonian cleric and actor (d. 1999)
  • 1899
    Martin Luther King, Sr., American pastor, missionary, and activist (d. 1984)
  • 1943
    Ross M. Lence, American political scientist and academic (d. 2006)  
  • 1972
    Rosa Blasi, American actress  
  • 1989
    Michał Masłowski, Polish footballer  

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December 20

  • 1898
    Irene Dunne, American actress and singer (d. 1990)
  • 1932
    John Hillerman, American actor  
  • 1948
    Carol Smart, English sociologist and academic  
  • 1969
    Bobby Phills, American basketball player (d. 2000)  
  • 1979
    David DeJesus, American baseball player  

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December 21

  • 1603
    Roger Williams, English-American minister, theologian, and politician, 9th President of the Colony of Rhode Island (d. 1684)
  • 1795
    John Russell, English hunter and dog breeder (d. 1883)
  • 1892
    Walter Hagen, American golfer (d. 1969)
  • 1914
    Frank Fenner, Australian microbiologist and virologist (d. 2010)  
  • 1988
    Yasmin, English-Scottish singer-songwriter and DJ  

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December 22

  • 1856
    Frank B. Kellogg, American lawyer and politician, 45th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1937)
  • 1865
    Charles Sands, American golfer and tennis player (d. 1945)
  • 1878
    Myer Prinstein, Polish-American jumper (d. 1925)
  • 1883
    Marcus Hurley, American cyclist (d. 1941)
  • 1925
    Lewis Glucksman, American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2006)  

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December 23

  • 1923
    James Stockdale, American admiral and pilot, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2005)  
  • 1941
    Serge Reding, Belgian weightlifter (d. 1975)  
  • 1962
    Keiji Mutoh, Japanese wrestler and actor  
  • 1968
    Karyn Bryant, American journalist, actress, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1977
    Jari Mäenpää, Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Wintersun, Ensiferum, and Arthemesia)  

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December 24

  • 1166
    John, King of England (d. 1216)
  • 1597
    Honoré II, Prince of Monaco (d. 1662)
  • 1923
    Michael DiBiase, American wrestler (d. 1969)  
  • 1924
    Lee Dorsey, American singer-songwriter (d. 1986)  
  • 1927
    Mary Higgins Clark, American author  

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December 25

  • 1919
    Paul David, Canadian cardiologist and politician, founded the Montreal Heart Institute (d. 1999)  
  • 1949
    Nawaz Sharif, Pakistani lawyer and politician, 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan  
  • 1966
    Toshi Arai, Japanese race car driver  
  • 1972
    Qu Yunxia, Chinese runner  
  • 1977
    Uhm Ji-won, South Korean actress  

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December 26

  • 1977
    Fatih Akyel, Turkish footballer  
  • 1992
    Kätlin Aas, Estonian model  
  • 1994
    Samantha Boscarino, American actress and singer  
  • 1995
    Zach Mills, American actor  
  • 1996
    Kasumi Yamaya, Japanese actress and model  

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December 27

  • 1920
    Bruce Hobbs, American jockey and trainer (d. 2005)  
  • 1960
    Donald Nally, American conductor and academic  
  • 1966
    Bill Goldberg, American football player, wrestler, and actor  
  • 1978
    Pelin Batu, Turkish actress, author, and historian  
  • 1988
    Zavon Hines, Jamaican-English footballer  

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December 28

  • 1651
    Johann Krieger, German organist and composer (d. 1735)
  • 1914
    Bernard Youens, English actor (d. 1984)  
  • 1926
    Donna Hightower, American singer-songwriter (d. 2013)  
  • 1932
    Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman, founded Reliance Industries (d. 2002)  
  • 1979
    Bree Williamson, Canadian actress  

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December 29

  • 1924
    Joe Allbritton, American businessman and publisher, founded the Allbritton Communications Company (d. 2012)  
  • 1960
    Katerina Didaskalou, Greek actress  
  • 1967
    Chris Barnes, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Six Feet Under, Cannibal Corpse, and Torture Killer)  
  • 1976
    Danny McBride, American actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1978
    LaToya London, American singer and actress  

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December 30

  • 1875
    Jean-Guy Gautier, French rugby player (d. 1938)
  • 1897
    Alfredo Bracchi, Italian songwriter and screenwriter (d. 1976)
  • 1920
    Jack Lord, American actor and director (d. 1998)  
  • 1947
    Jeff Lynne, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Electric Light Orchestra, Traveling Wilburys, The Move, and The Idle Race)  
  • 1979
    Michael Grimm, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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December 31

  • 1914
    Yrjö Nikkanen, Finnish javelin thrower (d. 1985)  
  • 1920
    Rex Allen, American singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1999)  
  • 1937
    Anthony Hopkins, Welsh-American actor, director, and composer  
  • 1974
    Joe Abercrombie, English author  
  • 1985
    Jan Smit, Dutch singer and television host  

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