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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

  • 1521
    Takeda Shingen, Japanese daimyo (d. 1573)
  • 1897
    Cyril Ritchard, Australian-American actor and singer (d. 1977)
  • 1898
    Stuart Garson, Canadian lawyer and politician, 12th Premier of Manitoba (d. 1977)
  • 1946
    Gilbert O'Sullivan, Irish singer-songwriter and pianist  
  • 1990
    Tomáš Tatar, Slovak ice hockey player  

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December 2

  • 1914
    Adolph Green, American playwright and composer (d. 2002)  
  • 1946
    John Banks, New Zealand politician, 38th Mayor of Auckland City  
  • 1952
    Carol Shea-Porter, American politician  
  • 1958
    Andrew George, English politician  
  • 1990
    Hikaru Yaotome, Japanese singer-songwriter and actor (Hey! Say! JUMP and Ya-ya-yah)  

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December 3

  • 1928
    Muhammad Habibur Rahman, Indian-Bangladeshi jurist and politician, Prime Minister of Bangladesh (d. 2014)  
  • 1949
    Mickey Thomas, American singer-songwriter (Jefferson Starship and Starship)  
  • 1970
    Lu Parker, American journalist, Miss USA 1994  
  • 1979
    Rock Cartwright, American football player  
  • 1981
    Ioannis Amanatidis, Greek footballer  

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December 4

  • 1795
    Thomas Carlyle, Scottish-English historian, philosopher, and academic (d. 1881)
  • 1925
    Lino Lacedelli, Italian mountaineer (d. 2009)  
  • 1949
    A. Scott Berg, American journalist and author  
  • 1953
    Rick Middleton, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster  
  • 1964
    Sertab Erener, Turkish singer-songwriter  

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December 5

  • 1881
    René Cresté, French actor and director (d. 1922)
  • 1917
    Wenche Foss, Norwegian actress (d. 2011)  
  • 1935
    Yury Vlasov, Ukrainian-Russian weightlifter and politician  
  • 1950
    James Knaggs, American Salvation Army officer  
  • 1956
    Klaus Allofs, German footballer and manager  

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December 6

  • 1901
    Eliot Porter, American photographer (d. 1990)  
  • 1928
    Stanley Clinton Davis, Baron Clinton-Davis, English lawyer and politician  
  • 1963
    Ulrich Thomsen, Danish actor and producer  
  • 1967
    Hacken Lee, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor  
  • 1971
    Carole Thate, Dutch field hockey player  

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December 7

  • 1958
    Lillie McCloud, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1969
    Patrice O'Neal, American comedian and actor (d. 2011)  
  • 1983
    Mike Mucitelli, American mixed martial artist  
  • 1984
    Aaron Gray, American basketball player  
  • 1990
    Yasiel Puig, Cuban baseball player  

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December 8

  • 1919
    Kateryna Yushchenko, Ukrainian computer scientist (d. 2001)  
  • 1936
    David Carradine, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2009)  
  • 1953
    Władysław Kozakiewicz, Lithuanian-Polish pole vaulter  
  • 1962
    Wendell Pierce, American actor and producer  
  • 1985
    Josh Donaldson, American baseball player  

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December 9

  • 1920
    Bruno Ruffo, Italian motorcycle racer and racing driver (d. 2007)  
  • 1928
    Joan Blos, American author and educator  
  • 1934
    Junior Wells, American singer-songwriter and harmonica player (The Aces) (d. 1998)  
  • 1958
    Rikk Agnew, American guitarist (The Adolescents, D.I., Social Distortion, and Christian Death)  
  • 1985
    Wil Besseling, Dutch golfer  

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December 10

  • 1824
    George MacDonald, Scottish minister, author, and poet (d. 1905)
  • 1827
    Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1913)
  • 1830
    Emily Dickinson, American poet (d. 1886)
  • 1928
    Dan Blocker, American sergeant and actor (d. 1972)  
  • 1935
    Terry Allcock, English footballer and cricketer  

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December 11

  • 1803
    Hector Berlioz, French composer, conductor, and critic (d. 1869)
  • 1918
    Clinton Adams, American painter and historian (d. 2002)  
  • 1925
    James Sullivan, American politician (d. 2012)  
  • 1926
    Big Mama Thornton, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)  
  • 1951
    Mazlan Othman, Malaysian astrophysicist  

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December 12

  • 1864
    Paul Elmer More, American journalist, author, and critic (d. 1937)
  • 1930
    Bill Beutel, American journalist (d. 2006)  
  • 1942
    Brough Scott, English jockey and journalist  
  • 1950
    Rajinikanth, Indian actor, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1967
    John Randle, American football player  

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December 13

  • 1553
    Henry IV of France (d. 1610)
  • 1944
    Marti Webb, English actress and singer  
  • 1950
    Wendie Malick, American model and actress  
  • 1976
    Josh Fogg, American baseball player  
  • 1989
    Dasha Kapustina, Russian model  

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December 14

  • 1943
    Emmett Tyrrell, American journalist, author, and publisher, founded ''The American Spectator''  
  • 1961
    Patrik Sundström, Swedish ice hockey player  
  • 1965
    Ted Raimi, American actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1978
    Patty Schnyder, Swiss tennis player  
  • 1986
    Jang Jae-ho, South Korean gamer  

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December 15

  • 1931
    Klaus Rifbjerg, Danish author and poet (d. 2015)  
  • 1942
    Dave Clark, English drummer, songwriter, and producer (The Dave Clark Five)  
  • 1966
    Carl Hooper, Guyanese cricketer and coach  
  • 1984
    Martin Škrtel, Slovak footballer  
  • 1997
    Magdalena Fręch, Polish tennis player  

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December 16

  • 1872
    Anton Denikin, Russian general (d. 1947)
  • 1918
    Pierre Delanoë, French songwriter (d. 2006)  
  • 1962
    Maruschka Detmers, Dutch-French actress  
  • 1963
    James Mangold, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1982
    Justin Mentell, American actor (d. 2010)  

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December 17

  • 1874
    William Lyon Mackenzie King, Canadian economist and politician, 10th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1950)
  • 1929
    William Safire, American journalist and author (d. 2009)  
  • 1951
    Ken Hitchcock, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1974
    Charl Langeveldt, South African cricketer  
  • 1976
    Takeo Spikes, American football player and sportscaster  

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December 18

  • 1847
    Augusta Holmès, French pianist and composer (d. 1903)
  • 1953
    Khas-Magomed Hadjimuradov, Kazakhstani singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1961
    Daniel S. Loeb, American businessman  
  • 1979
    Eric Pérez, Puerto Rican wrestler  
  • 1985
    Tara Conner, American model, Miss USA 2006  

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December 19

  • 1831
    Bernice Pauahi Bishop, American philanthropist (d. 1884)
  • 1915
    Édith Piaf, French singer-songwriter and actress (d. 1963)  
  • 1934
    Al Kaline, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1949
    Nancy Kyes, American actress  
  • 1987
    Slater Young, Filipino-Chinese actor and host  

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December 20

  • 1860
    Dan Leno, English actor (d. 1904)
  • 1941
    Tommy Cole, American actor, singer, and makeup artist  
  • 1966
    Chris Robinson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Black Crowes, Chris Robinson Brotherhood)  
  • 1975
    Jaydy Michel, Mexican model and actress  
  • 1991
    Hunter Gomez, American actor and producer  

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December 21

  • 1872
    Trevor Kincaid, American scientist (d. 1970)
  • 1926
    Arnošt Lustig, Czech author and playwright (d. 2011)  
  • 1944
    Zheng Xiaoyu, Chinese diplomat (d. 2007)  
  • 1969
    Julie Delpy, French-American model, actress, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1981
    Sanita Pušpure, Latvian-Irish rower  

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December 22

  • 1944
    Mary Archer, English chemist and academic  
  • 1948
    Noel Edmonds, English game show host  
  • 1961
    Yuri Malenchenko, Russian colonel, pilot, and astronaut  
  • 1968
    Lauralee Bell, American actress, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1975
    Sergei Aschwanden, Swiss martial artist  

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December 23

  • 1907
    James Roosevelt, American general and politician (d. 1991)  
  • 1926
    Robert Bly, American poet and author  
  • 1962
    Keiji Mutoh, Japanese wrestler and actor  
  • 1964
    Eddie Vedder, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Pearl Jam, Temple of the Dog, Bad Radio, and Hovercraft)  
  • 1977
    Jari Mäenpää, Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Wintersun, Ensiferum, and Arthemesia)  

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December 24

  • 3 BC
    Galba, Roman emperor (d. 69)
  • 1635
    Mariana of Austria (d. 1696)
  • 1875
    Émile Wegelin, French rower (d. 1962)
  • 1893
    Harry Warren, American pianist and composer (d. 1981)
  • 1986
    Tim Elliott, American mixed martial artist  

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December 25

  • 1667
    Melusine von der Schulenburg, Duchess of Kendal (d. 1743)
  • 1717
    Pope Pius VI (d. 1799)
  • 1935
    Stephen Barnett, American scholar and academic (d. 2009)  
  • 1943
    Hanna Schygulla, German actress and singer  
  • 1979
    Laurent Bonnart, French footballer  

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December 26

  • 1873
    Thomas Wass, English cricketer (d. 1953)
  • 1918
    Olga Lopes-Seale, Guyanese-Barbadian singer and radio host (d. 2011)  
  • 1959
    Hans Nielsen, Danish motorcycle racer  
  • 1960
    Ruud Kaiser, Dutch footballer and manager  
  • 1972
    Esteban Fuertes, Argentinian footballer  

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December 27

  • 1390
    Anne de Mortimer, Irish wife of Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge (d. 1411)
  • 1864
    Hermann-Paul, French painter and illustrator (d. 1940)
  • 1896
    Louis Bromfield, American author and theorist (d. 1956)
  • 1947
    Willy Polleunis, Belgian runner  
  • 1980
    Dahntay Jones, American basketball player  

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December 28

  • 1722
    Eliza Lucas, Caribbean-American agriculturalist (d. 1793)
  • 1870
    Charles Bennett, English runner (d. 1949)
  • 1908
    Lew Ayres, American actor and singer (d. 1996)  
  • 1944
    Gordon Taylor, English footballer  
  • 1953
    Richard Clayderman, French pianist  

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December 29

  • 1911
    Klaus Fuchs, German physicist and spy (d. 1988)  
  • 1920
    Viveca Lindfors, Swedish actress and singer (d. 1995)  
  • 1957
    Iain Paxton, Scottish rugby player and coach  
  • 1966
    Martin Offiah, English rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1983
    Gonzalo Olave, Chilean actor (d. 2009)  

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December 30

  • 1920
    Jack Lord, American actor and director (d. 1998)  
  • 1945
    Davy Jones, English singer-songwriter and actor (The Monkees) (d. 2012)  
  • 1961
    Sean Hannity, American radio and television host  
  • 1980
    D. J. Mbenga, Congolese-Belgian basketball player  
  • 1980
    Kenny Kwan, Filipino-Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor (Boy'z)  

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December 31

  • 1776
    Johann Spurzheim, German-American physician and phrenologist (d. 1832)
  • 1911
    Dal Stivens, Australian author (d. 1997)  
  • 1962
    Heather McCartney, American-English potter  
  • 1969
    Are Kalvø, Norwegian author and radio host  
  • 1987
    Javaris Crittenton, American basketball player  

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