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Famous December Birthdays

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.

December 1

  • 1933
    Lou Rawls, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (d. 2006)  
  • 1944
    Pierre Arditi, French actor  
  • 1970
    Jonathan Coulton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1971
    Dolgorsürengiin Serjbüdee, Mongolian wrestler and mixed martial artist  
  • 1975
    Matt Fraction, American author  

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December 2

  • 1916
    Howard Finster, American artist (d. 2001)  
  • 1924
    Vilgot Sjöman, Swedish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2006)  
  • 1960
    Rick Savage, English singer-songwriter and bass player (Def Leppard and Atomic Mass)  
  • 1978
    Jason Collins, American basketball player  
  • 1983
    Daniela Ruah, American actress  

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December 3

  • 1897
    William Gropper, American radical, cartoonist and painter (d. 1977)
  • 1935
    Eddie Bernice Johnson, American nurse and politician  
  • 1949
    Heather Menzies, Canadian-American actress and singer  
  • 1976
    Byron Kelleher, New Zealand rugby player  
  • 1979
    Rainbow Sun Francks, Canadian actor and rapper (The Oddities)  

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December 4

  • 1886
    Jan Thomée, Dutch footballer (d. 1954)
  • 1913
    Mark Robson, Canadian-American director and producer (d. 1978)  
  • 1937
    Max Baer, Jr., American actor, director, and producer  
  • 1953
    Rick Middleton, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster  
  • 1961
    Frank Reich, American football player and coach  

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December 5

  • 1803
    Fyodor Tyutchev, Russian poet and diplomat (d. 1873)
  • 1951
    Larry Zbyszko, American wrestler  
  • 1968
    Falilat Ogunkoya, Nigerian sprinter  
  • 1968
    Lydia Millet, American author  
  • 1990
    Parvathy Nair, Indian actress  

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December 6

  • 1803
    Maria Josepha Amalia of Saxony (d. 1829)
  • 1872
    Arthur Henry Adams, Australian journalist and author (d. 1936)
  • 1910
    David M. Potter, American historian, author, and academic (d. 1971)  
  • 1992
    Britt Assombalonga, Congolese footballer  
  • 1993
    Pedro Rafael Amado Mendes, Portuguese footballer  

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December 7

  • 1810
    Josef Hyrtl, Hungarian-Austrian anatomist and biologist (d. 1894)
  • 1920
    Tatamkulu Afrika, South African poet and author (d. 2002)  
  • 1940
    Stan Boardman, English comedian and actor  
  • 1952
    Susan Collins, American politician  
  • 1991
    Dori Sakurada, Japanese actor, singer, and dancer  

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December 8

  • 1933
    Flip Wilson, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1998)  
  • 1957
    James Cama, American martial artist and educator (d. 2014)  
  • 1965
    David Harewood, English actor  
  • 1967
    Darren Sheridan, English footballer and manager  
  • 1975
    Kevin Harvick, American race car driver  

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December 9

  • 1909
    Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., American captain, actor, and producer (d. 2000)  
  • 1911
    Broderick Crawford, American actor and singer (d. 1986)  
  • 1915
    Eloise Jarvis McGraw, American author (d. 2000)  
  • 1943
    Joanna Trollope, English author, playwright, and director  
  • 1972
    Tré Cool, German-American drummer, songwriter, and actor (Green Day, The Lookouts, Foxboro Hot Tubs, and The Network)  

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December 10

  • 1713
    Johann Nicolaus Mempel, German cantor and organist (d. 1747)
  • 1824
    George MacDonald, Scottish minister, author, and poet (d. 1905)
  • 1939
    Barry Cunliffe, English archaeologist and academic  
  • 1985
    Trésor Mputu, Congolese footballer  
  • 1986
    Matthew Bates, English footballer  

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December 11

  • 1884
    Piet Ooms, Dutch swimmer and water polo player (d. 1961)
  • 1908
    Amon Goeth, Austrian SS officer (d. 1946)  
  • 1911
    Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2006)  
  • 1913
    Jean Marais, French actor and director (d. 1998)  
  • 1927
    John Buscema, American illustrator (d. 2002)  

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December 12

  • 1925
    Vladimir Shainsky, Ukrainian-Russian pianist and composer  
  • 1954
    Hemant Karkare, Indian police officer (d. 2008)  
  • 1962
    Arturo Barrios, Mexican-American runner  
  • 1969
    Wilfred Kirochi, Kenyan runner  
  • 1987
    Marte Eberson, Norwegian keyboardist (Morning Has Occurred and Highasakite)  

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December 13

  • 1797
    Heinrich Heine, German journalist, poet, and critic (d. 1856)
  • 1804
    Joseph Howe, Canadian journalist and politician, 5th Premier of Nova Scotia (d. 1873)
  • 1908
    Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira, Brazilian historian and activist (d. 1995)  
  • 1927
    James Wright, American poet and academic (d. 1980)  
  • 1952
    Larry Kenon, American basketball player  

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December 14

  • 1927
    Richard Cassilly, American tenor and actor (d. 1998)  
  • 1949
    Cliff Williams, English bass player and singer (AC/DC, Home and Bandit)  
  • 1971
    Michaela Watkins, American actress and screenwriter  
  • 1973
    Pat Burke, Irish basketball player  
  • 1978
    Patty Schnyder, Swiss tennis player  

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December 15

  • 1832
    Gustave Eiffel, French engineer and architect, co-designed the Eiffel Tower (d. 1923)
  • 1923
    Valentin Varennikov, Russian general and politician (d. 2009)  
  • 1928
    Jerry Wallace, American singer and guitarist (d. 2008)  
  • 1947
    Rodney Bingenheimer, American radio host  
  • 1972
    Fita Bayisa, Ethiopian runner  

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December 16

  • 1936
    Morris Dees, American lawyer and activist, co-founded the Southern Poverty Law Center  
  • 1950
    Claudia Cohen, American journalist (d. 2007)  
  • 1968
    Peter Dante, American actor and singer  
  • 1979
    Jessie Ward, American wrestler and producer  
  • 1985
    James Nash, English racing driver  

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December 17

  • 1957
    Wendy Hoyte, English sprinter  
  • 1977
    Katheryn Winnick, Canadian actress  
  • 1980
    Stella, Singaporean singer and actress  
  • 1984
    Mikky Ekko, American singer-songwriter and producer  
  • 1988
    Grethe Grünberg, Estonian ice dancer  

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December 18

  • 1896
    Gerald Barry, English Army officer and cricketer (d. 1977)
  • 1960
    Kazuhide Uekusa, Japanese economist and academic  
  • 1963
    Pierre Nkurunziza, Burundian soldier and politician, President of Burundi  
  • 1975
    Sia, Australian singer-songwriter  
  • 1979
    Mamady Sidibé, Malian footballer  

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December 19

  • 1926
    Bobby Layne, American football player and coach (d. 1986)  
  • 1929
    Howard Sackler, American playwright and screenwriter (d. 1982)  
  • 1934
    Pratibha Patil, Indian lawyer and politician, 12th President of India  
  • 1955
    Lincoln Hall, Australian mountaineer and author (d. 2012)  
  • 1956
    Shane McEntee, Irish farmer and politician, Minister of State for Food, Horticulture and Food Safety (d. 2012)  

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December 20

  • 1894
    Robert Menzies, Australian lawyer and politician, 12th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1978)
  • 1927
    Michael Beaumont, 22nd Seigneur of Sark, English engineer  
  • 1933
    Jean Carnahan, American author and politician  
  • 1951
    Christopher Le Brun, English painter and sculptor  
  • 1959
    Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Polish physicist and politician, 12th Prime Minister of Poland  

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December 21

  • 1892
    Walter Hagen, American golfer (d. 1969)
  • 1938
    John Quayle, English actor  
  • 1942
    Carla Thomas, American singer  
  • 1966
    Karri Turner, American actress  
  • 1976
    Mirela Maniani, Albanian-Greek javelin thrower  

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December 22

  • 1858
    Giacomo Puccini, Italian composer (d. 1924)
  • 1921
    Hawkshaw Hawkins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1963)  
  • 1970
    Ted Cruz, Canadian-American lawyer and politician  
  • 1989
    Jharal Yow Yeh, Australian rugby player  
  • 1990
    Jean-Baptiste Maunier, French actor and singer  

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December 23

  • 1902
    Norman Maclean, American author and academic (d. 1990)  
  • 1948
    David Davis, English politician, Minister of State for Europe  
  • 1953
    Maria Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of Russia  
  • 1968
    Quincy Jones III, English-Swedish songwriter and producer  
  • 1972
    Christian Potenza, Canadian actor and producer  

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December 24

  • 1881
    Charles Wakefield Cadman, American composer and critic (d. 1946)
  • 1894
    Georges Guynemer, French captain and pilot (d. 1917)
  • 1950
    Hiroshi Ikushima, Japanese announcer and businessman  
  • 1969
    Mariko Shiga, Japanese voice actress (d. 1989)  
  • 1974
    Thure Lindhardt, Danish actor  

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December 25

  • 1696
    Prince Johann Ernst of Saxe-Weimar (d. 1715)
  • 1906
    Ernst Ruska, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1988)  
  • 1942
    Françoise Dürr, Algerian-French tennis player  
  • 1975
    Daniel Mustard, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1980
    Marcus Trufant, American football player  

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December 26

  • 1751
    Clemens Maria Hofbauer, Austrian priest, missionary, and saint (d. 1820)
  • 1891
    Henry Miller, American author and painter (d. 1980)
  • 1950
    Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Pakistani businessman and politician, 17th Prime Minister of Pakistan  
  • 1954
    Peter Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer and philanthropist  
  • 1973
    Paulo Frederico Benevenute, Brazilian footballer  

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December 27

  • 1715
    Philippe de Noailles, French general (d. 1794)
  • 1915
    William Masters, American gynecologist, author, and academic (d. 2001)  
  • 1920
    Bruce Hobbs, American jockey and trainer (d. 2005)  
  • 1947
    Bill Eadie, American wrestler and coach  
  • 1955
    Barbara Olson, American journalist and author (d. 2001)  

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December 28

  • 1722
    Eliza Lucas, Caribbean-American agriculturalist (d. 1793)
  • 1940
    Don Francisco, Chilean-American television host  
  • 1946
    Edgar Winter, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band)  
  • 1954
    Gayle King, American journalist  
  • 1981
    Narsha, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (Brown Eyed Girls)  

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December 29

  • 1919
    Alfred de Grazia, American political scientist and author (d. 2014)  
  • 1942
    Rick Danko, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (The Band) (d. 1999)  
  • 1961
    Richard Horton, English physician and journalist  
  • 1965
    Danilo Pérez, Panamanian pianist and composer  
  • 1973
    Theo Epstein, American businessman  

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December 30

  • 1945
    Vernon Wells, Australian actor and producer  
  • 1949
    Jim Flaherty, Canadian lawyer and politician, 37th Canadian Minister of Finance (d. 2014)  
  • 1956
    Suzy Bogguss, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1963
    Chandler Burr, American journalist and author  
  • 1981
    K.Will, South Korean singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor  

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December 31

  • 1930
    Jaime Escalante, Bolivian-American educator (d. 2010)  
  • 1940
    Mani Neumeier, German drummer (Guru Guru)  
  • 1969
    Are Kalvø, Norwegian author and radio host  
  • 1971
    Esteban Loaiza, Mexican baseball player  
  • 1974
    Mario Aerts, Belgian cyclist  

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