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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.

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December 1

  • 1926
    Allyn Ann McLerie, Canadian-American actress, singer, and dancer  
  • 1948
    George Foster, American baseball player and radio host  
  • 1967
    Reggie Sanders, American baseball player  
  • 1979
    Angelique Bates, American actress  
  • 1987
    Simon Dawkins, English footballer  

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December 2

  • 1866
    Harry Burleigh, American singer-songwriter (d. 1949)
  • 1946
    David Macaulay, English-American author and illustrator  
  • 1971
    Wilson Jermaine Heredia, American actor and singer  
  • 1972
    Sergejs Žoltoks, Latvian ice hockey player (d. 2004)  
  • 1973
    Monica Seles, Serbian-American tennis player  

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December 3

  • 1883
    Anton Webern, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1945)
  • 1889
    Cyrillus Kreek, Estonian trombonist and composer (d. 1962)
  • 1900
    Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountaineer (d. 2004)
  • 1962
    Richard Bacon, English banker, journalist, and politician  
  • 1971
    Keegan Connor Tracy, Canadian actress  

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December 4

  • 1944
    François Migault, French race car driver (d. 2012)  
  • 1962
    Kevin Richardson, English footballer and manager  
  • 1973
    Michael Jackson, English footballer  
  • 1977
    Big Pokey, American rapper (Screwed Up Click)  
  • 1988
    Andriy Pylyavskyi, Ukrainian footballer  

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December 5

  • 1697
    Giuseppe de Majo, Italian organist and composer (d. 1771)
  • 1894
    Charles Robberts Swart, South African lawyer and politician, 1st State President of South Africa (d. 1982)
  • 1917
    Ken Downing, English race car driver (d. 2004)  
  • 1963
    Alberto Nisman, Argentinian lawyer (d. 2015)  
  • 1989
    Kim Ye-won, South Korean singer and actress  

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December 6

  • 1478
    Baldassare Castiglione, Italian courtier, diplomat, and author (d. 1529)
  • 1841
    Frédéric Bazille, French painter and soldier (d. 1870)
  • 1863
    Charles Martin Hall, American chemist and engineer (d. 1914)
  • 1872
    William S. Hart, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1946)
  • 1950
    Joe Hisaishi, Japanese pianist, composer, and conductor  

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December 7

  • 1932
    Rosemary Rogers, Sri Lankan-American journalist and author  
  • 1966
    Kazue Itoh, Japanese actress  
  • 1967
    Tino Martinez, American baseball player, coach, and sportscaster  
  • 1968
    Mark Geyer, Australian rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1990
    Yasiel Puig, Cuban baseball player  

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December 8

  • 65 BC
    Horace, Roman soldier and poet (d. 8 BC)
  • 1880
    Johannes Aavik, Estonian linguist and philologist (d. 1973)
  • 1913
    Delmore Schwartz, American poet and author (d. 1966)  
  • 1950
    Rick Baker, American actor and makeup artist  
  • 1959
    Mark Steyn, Canadian-American author and critic  

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December 9

  • 1837
    Émile Waldteufel, French pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1915)
  • 1942
    Diana Yorgova, Bulgarian long jumper  
  • 1955
    Otis Birdsong, American basketball player and radio host  
  • 1969
    Saskia Garel, Jamaican-Canadian singer-songwriter and actress (Love and Sas)  
  • 1982
    Ryan Grant, American football player  

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December 10

  • 1713
    Johann Nicolaus Mempel, German cantor and organist (d. 1747)
  • 1966
    Mel Rojas, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1972
    Brian Molko, Belgian-Luxembourger singer-songwriter and guitarist (Placebo)  
  • 1983
    Lewis Buxton, English footballer  
  • 1986
    Kahlil Bell, American football player  

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December 11

  • 1465
    Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489)
  • 1925
    James Sullivan, American politician (d. 2012)  
  • 1958
    Isabella Hofmann, American actress  
  • 1971
    Willie McGinest, American football player and sportscaster  
  • 1972
    Rusty Joiner, American model and actor  

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December 12

  • 1842
    Adolf Bötticher, German journalist and historian (d. 1901)
  • 1929
    Toshiko Akiyoshi, Japanese pianist and composer (Toshiko Akiyoshi – Lew Tabackin Big Band)  
  • 1950
    Billy Smith, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager  
  • 1962
    Ulrike Tillmann, German mathematician and academic  
  • 1969
    Fiona May, English-Italian long jumper  

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December 13

  • 1871
    Emily Carr, Canadian painter and author (d. 1945)
  • 1938
    Heino, German singer  
  • 1952
    Junkyard Dog, American football player and wrestler (d. 1998)  
  • 1966
    Ross Burden, New Zealand-English chef and author  
  • 1988
    Rickie Fowler, American golfer  

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December 14

  • 1720
    Justus Möser, German jurist and theorist (d. 1794)
  • 1816
    Abraham Hochmuth, Hungarian rabbi (d. 1889)
  • 1927
    Koos Rietkerk, Dutch politician, Dutch Minister of the Interior (d. 1986)  
  • 1980
    Gordon Greer, Scottish footballer  
  • 1988
    Nate Ebner, American football player  

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December 15

  • 1869
    Leon Marchlewski, Polish chemist and academic (d. 1946)
  • 1952
    Julie Taymor, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1953
    J. M. DeMatteis, American author  
  • 1962
    Simon Hodgkinson, English rugby player and coach  
  • 1989
    Josh McQuoid, Irish footballer  

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December 16

  • 1913
    Salik Lucknawi, Indian journalist and poet (d. 2013)  
  • 1934
    Louis Waldon, American actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1963
    Benjamin Bratt, American actor and producer  
  • 1972
    Travis Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Dismemberment Plan)  
  • 1981
    Krysten Ritter, American model, actress, and producer  

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December 17

  • 1632
    Anthony Wood, English historian and author (d. 1695)
  • 1949
    Paul Rodgers, English singer-songwriter and producer (Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and The Law)  
  • 1970
    Sean Patrick Thomas, American actor  
  • 1971
    Alan Khan, South African radio host  
  • 1982
    Stephane Lasme, Gabonese basketball player  

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December 18

  • 1888
    Gladys Cooper, English actress and singer (d. 1971)
  • 1908
    Paul Siple, American geographer and explorer (d. 1969)  
  • 1963
    Brad Pitt, American actor and producer  
  • 1963
    Pauline Ester, French singer  
  • 1974
    Mutassim Gaddafi, Libyan colonel (d. 2011)  

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December 19

  • 1901
    Rudolf Hell, German engineer, invented the Hellschreiber (d. 2002)  
  • 1944
    Richard Leakey, Kenyan paleontologist and politician  
  • 1946
    Rosemary Conley, English businesswoman, author, and broadcaster  
  • 1966
    Alberto Tomba, Italian skier  
  • 1985
    Neil Kilkenny, English-Australian footballer  

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December 20

  • 1915
    Aziz Nesin, Turkish author and poet (d. 1995)  
  • 1944
    Jimmie F. Skaggs, American actor (d. 2004)  
  • 1961
    Mike Keneally, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Dethklok)  
  • 1964
    Mark Coleman, American mixed martial artist and wrestler  
  • 1991
    Hunter Gomez, American actor and producer  

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December 21

  • 1728
    Hermann Raupach, German harpsichord player and composer (d. 1778)
  • 1872
    Lorenzo Perosi, Italian priest and composer (d. 1956)
  • 1944
    Michael Tilson Thomas, American pianist, composer, and conductor  
  • 1953
    Betty Wright, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1975
    Paloma Herrera, Argentinian ballerina  

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December 22

  • 1889
    Minor Watson, American actor (d. 1965)
  • 1921
    Hawkshaw Hawkins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1963)  
  • 1936
    Héctor Elizondo, American actor and director  
  • 1948
    Noel Edmonds, English game show host  
  • 1987
    Osamu Adachi, Japanese actor (D-Boys)  

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December 23

  • 1804
    Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French author, critic, and academic (d. 1869)
  • 1911
    James Gregory, American actor (d. 2002)  
  • 1958
    Victoria Williams, American singer-songwriter (Original Harmony Ridge Creekdippers)  
  • 1979
    Abraham Chebii, Kenyan runner  
  • 1988
    Yuka Kashino, Japanese singer and dancer (Perfume)  

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December 24

  • 1934
    John Critchinson, English pianist and composer  
  • 1969
    Stephen Shaun Griffiths, English serial killier  
  • 1976
    Linda Ferga, French hurdler  
  • 1985
    Alexey Dmitriev, German ice hockey player  
  • 1991
    Louis Tomlinson, English singer-songwriter, actor, and footballer (One Direction)  

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December 25

  • 1674
    Thomas Halyburton, Scottish minister and theologian (d. 1712)
  • 1939
    Ghulam Ahmad Bilour, Pakistani businessman  
  • 1965
    Edward Davey, English politician, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change  
  • 1988
    Joãozinho, Brazilian footballer  
  • 1990
    Conny Perrin, Swiss tennis player  

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December 26

  • 1912
    Henk de Looper, Dutch field hockey player (d. 2006)  
  • 1914
    Richard Widmark, American film, stage and television actor (d. 2008)  
  • 1951
    C.J. Henderson, American author and critic (d. 2014)  
  • 1978
    Kaoru Sugayama, Japanese volleyball player  
  • 1990
    Andy Biersack, American singer-songwriter (Black Veil Brides)  

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December 27

  • 1918
    John Celardo, American illustrator (d. 2012)  
  • 1930
    Marshall Sahlins, American anthropologist and academic  
  • 1930
    Wilfrid Sheed, English-American author (d. 2011)  
  • 1942
    Charmian Carr, American actress and singer  
  • 1952
    Tovah Feldshuh, American actress, singer, and playwright  

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December 28

  • 1909
    Henry Bland, Australian public servant (d. 1997)  
  • 1939
    Frank McLintock, Scottish footballer  
  • 1953
    Richard Clayderman, French pianist  
  • 1959
    Ana Torroja, Spanish singer-songwriter (Mecano)  
  • 1959
    Daniel Léo Simpson, American composer  

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December 29

  • 1937
    Wayne Huizenga, American businessman, founded AutoNation  
  • 1961
    Kevin Granata, American engineer and academic (d. 2007)  
  • 1969
    Allan McNish, Scottish race car driver  
  • 1975
    Shawn Hatosy, American actor  
  • 1981
    Vjatšeslav Zahovaiko, Estonian footballer  

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December 30

  • 1953
    Meredith Vieira, American journalist and game show host  
  • 1957
    Rod Harrington, English darts player and sportscaster  
  • 1968
    Sandra Glover, American hurdler  
  • 1971
    Ricardo, Spanish footballer and manager  
  • 1980
    Eliza Dushku, American actress and producer  

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December 31

  • 1948
    Sandy Jardine, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 2014)  
  • 1949
    Ellen Datlow, American anthologist and author  
  • 1951
    Terry Rhoads, American actor (d. 2013)  
  • 1973
    Shandon Anderson, American basketball player  
  • 1980
    Carsten Schlangen, German runner  

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