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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

  • 1917
    Thomas Hayward, American tenor and actor (d. 1995)  
  • 1927
    Micheline Bernardini, French dancer and model  
  • 1942
    John Crowley, American author and academic  
  • 1961
    Jeremy Northam, English actor and singer  
  • 1982
    Christos Melissis, Greek footballer  

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December 2

  • 1578
    Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer and theorist (d. 1641)
  • 1760
    Joseph Graetz, German organist, composer, and educator (d. 1826)
  • 1825
    Pedro II of Brazil (d. 1891)
  • 1897
    Ivan Bagramyan, Russian general (d. 1982)
  • 1950
    Benjamin Stora, Algerian-French historian and author  

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December 3

  • 1842
    Ellen Swallow Richards, American chemist, ecologist, and educator (d. 1911)
  • 1937
    Morgan Llywelyn, American-Irish author  
  • 1942
    Pedro Rocha, Uruguayan footballer and manager (d. 2013)  
  • 1943
    J. Philippe Rushton, English-Canadian psychologist and academic (d. 2012)  
  • 1984
    Hind Laroussi, Dutch singer  

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December 4

  • 1660
    André Campra, French composer and conductor (d. 1744)
  • 1916
    Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., American journalist and author (d. 1994)  
  • 1925
    Albert Bandura, Canadian-American psychologist and academic  
  • 1953
    Rick Middleton, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster  
  • 1976
    Amie Comeaux, American singer (d. 1997)  

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December 5

  • 1932
    Sheldon Lee Glashow, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1950
    James Knaggs, American Salvation Army officer  
  • 1951
    Larry Zbyszko, American wrestler  
  • 1979
    Niklas Hagman, Finnish ice hockey player  
  • 1985
    Shikhar Dhawan, Indian cricketer  

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December 6

  • 1890
    Rudolf Schlichter, German painter (d. 1955)
  • 1952
    Craig Newmark, American computer programmer and businessman, founded Craigslist  
  • 1955
    Anne Begg, Scottish educator and politician  
  • 1975
    Noel Clarke, English actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1982
    Sean Ervine, Zimbabwean cricketer  

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December 7

  • 1886
    Ronald Fellowes, 2nd Baron Ailwyn, English peer (d. 1936)
  • 1963
    Theo Snelders, Dutch footballer and coach  
  • 1966
    Andres Kasekamp, Canadian-Estonian historian and academic  
  • 1973
    Charles Carl Roberts, American murderer (d. 2006)  
  • 1984
    Robert Kubica, Polish race car driver  

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December 8

  • 1892
    Marcus Lee Hansen, American historian, author, and academic (d. 1938)
  • 1931
    Bob Arum, American boxing promoter, founded Top Rank  
  • 1944
    Vince MacLean, Canadian educator and politician  
  • 1959
    Stephen Jefferies, South African cricketer and coach  
  • 1989
    Alonso Edward, Panamanian sprinter  

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December 9

  • 1883
    Nikolai Luzin, Russian mathematician, theorist, and academic (d. 1950)
  • 1931
    William Reynolds, American actor  
  • 1938
    Dimitrios Trichopoulos, Greek epidemiologist, oncologist, and academic (d. 2014)  
  • 1942
    Germain Gagnon, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2014)  
  • 1987
    Mat Latos, American baseball player  

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December 10

  • 1824
    George MacDonald, Scottish minister, author, and poet (d. 1905)
  • 1950
    Nicky Henderson, English horse trainer  
  • 1958
    Eva Robin's, Italian actress and model  
  • 1969
    Stephen Billington, English actor  
  • 1991
    LE, South Korean rapper and singer-songwriter (EXID)  

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December 11

  • 1680
    Emanuele d'Astorga, Italian composer (d. 1736)
  • 1908
    Hákun Djurhuus, Faroese educator and politician, 4th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (d. 1987)  
  • 1961
    Marco Pierre White, English chef and television host  
  • 1977
    Brandon Rogers, American singer  
  • 1984
    P.J. Lane, Australian actor and singer  

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December 12

  • 1724
    Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood, English admiral and politician (d. 1816)
  • 1821
    Gustave Flaubert, French novelist and playwright (d. 1880)
  • 1929
    John Osborne, English playwright and screenwriter (d. 1994)  
  • 1942
    Anita Otto, German discus thrower  
  • 1969
    Wilfred Kirochi, Kenyan runner  

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December 13

  • 1913
    Gerda Christian, German private secretary of Adolf Hitler (d. 1997)  
  • 1928
    Eve Meyer, American model, actress, and producer (d. 1977)  
  • 1949
    Luc Sala, Dutch businessman and author  
  • 1950
    Afemo Omilami, American actor  
  • 1971
    Leanne Wood, Welsh academic and politician  

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December 14

  • 1720
    Justus Möser, German jurist and theorist (d. 1794)
  • 1791
    Charles Wolfe, Irish priest and poet (d. 1823)
  • 1952
    Germain Houde, Canadian actor  
  • 1963
    Vytautas Juozapaitis, Lithuanian actor and singer  
  • 1985
    Tom Smith, English-Welsh rugby player  

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December 15

  • 1929
    Barry Harris, American pianist and educator  
  • 1944
    Chico Mendes, Brazilian union leader and activist (d. 1988)  
  • 1981
    Michelle Dockery, English actress and singer  
  • 1986
    Junsu, South Korean singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor (TVXQ and JYJ)  
  • 1994
    Emma Lockhart, American actress  

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December 16

  • 1936
    Morris Dees, American lawyer and activist, co-founded the Southern Poverty Law Center  
  • 1958
    Bart Oates, American football player and lawyer  
  • 1967
    Indrek Kaseorg, Estonian decathlete  
  • 1976
    Jen Golbeck, American computer scientist  
  • 1977
    Éric Bélanger, Canadian ice hockey player  

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December 17

  • 1556
    Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Pakistani-Indian poet (d. 1627)
  • 1900
    Katina Paxinou, Greek actress (d. 1973)
  • 1900
    Mary Cartwright, English mathematician and academic (d. 1998)
  • 1977
    Katheryn Winnick, Canadian actress  
  • 1983
    Haron Keitany, Kenyan runner  

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December 18

  • 1610
    Charles du Fresne, sieur du Cange, French philologist and historian (d. 1688)
  • 1725
    Johann Salomo Semler, German historian and theologian (d. 1791)
  • 1941
    Wadada Leo Smith, American trumpet player and composer (Creative Construction Company)  
  • 1950
    Randy Castillo, American drummer (Red Square Black and Mötley Crüe) (d. 2002)  
  • 1970
    Lucious Harris, American basketball player  

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December 19

  • 1863
    Wallace Bryant, American archer (d. 1953)
  • 1914
    Mel Shaw, American animator and screenwriter (d. 2012)  
  • 1924
    Edmund Purdom, English-Italian actor (d. 2009)  
  • 1961
    Matthew Waterhouse, English actor and author  
  • 1982
    Mo Williams, American basketball player  

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December 20

  • 1865
    Elsie de Wolfe, American actress and interior decorator (d. 1950)
  • 1949
    Cecil Cooper, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1952
    Sky Gilbert, Canadian drag queen performer, actor, and author  
  • 1973
    David Nedohin, Canadian curler and sportscaster  
  • 1982
    David Wright, American baseball player  

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December 21

  • 1885
    Frank Patrick, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1960)
  • 1891
    John William McCormack, American lawyer and politician, 53rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1980)
  • 1935
    Yusuf Bey, American activist (d. 2003)  
  • 1972
    Gloria De Piero, English journalist and politician  
  • 1989
    Tamannaah, Indian model and actress  

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December 22

  • 1914
    Satchidananda Saraswati, Indian-American guru and educator (d. 2002)  
  • 1949
    Robin Gibb, Manx-English singer-songwriter and record producer (Bee Gees and The Rattlesnakes) (d. 2012)  
  • 1958
    Frank Gambale, Australian guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Chick Corea Elektric Band, Return to Forever, and Vital Information)  
  • 1967
    Richey Edwards, Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist (Manic Street Preachers) (d. 1995)  
  • 1968
    Lauralee Bell, American actress, director, producer, and screenwriter  

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December 23

  • 1777
    Alexander I of Russia (d. 1825)
  • 1933
    Akihito, Japanese emperor  
  • 1940
    Eugene Record, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Chi-Lites) (d. 2005)  
  • 1943
    Harry Shearer, American actor, singer, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1980
    Cody Ross, American baseball player  

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December 24

  • 1875
    Émile Wegelin, French rower (d. 1962)
  • 1882
    Hans Rebane, Estonian journalist and politician, 8th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1961)
  • 1949
    Warwick Brown, Australian race car driver  
  • 1982
    Robert Coppola Schwartzman, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor (Rooney)  
  • 1987
    Jane Summersett, American ice dancer  

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December 25

  • 1856
    Hans von Bartels, German painter (d. 1913)
  • 1874
    Lina Cavalieri, Italian soprano and actress (d. 1944)
  • 1878
    Noëlle, Countess of Rothes (d. 1956)
  • 1891
    Clarrie Grimmett, New Zealand-Australian cricketer (d. 1980)
  • 1919
    Paul David, Canadian cardiologist and politician, founded the Montreal Heart Institute (d. 1999)  

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December 26

  • 1921
    Steve Allen, American actor, comedian, talk show personality, and screenwriter (d. 2000)  
  • 1942
    Catherine Coulter, American author  
  • 1963
    Bill Wennington, Canadian basketball player and sportscaster  
  • 1972
    Robert Muchamore, English author  
  • 1976
    Simon Goodwin, Australian footballer and coach  

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December 27

  • 1809
    Alexandros Rizos Rangavis, Greek poet and politician, Foreign Minister of Greece (d. 1892)
  • 1822
    Louis Pasteur, French chemist and microbiologist (d. 1895)
  • 1947
    Osman Pamukoğlu, Turkish general and politician  
  • 1960
    Victoria Paige Meyerink, American actress and producer  
  • 1962
    Sara Thornton, English police officer  

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December 28

  • 1911
    Wil van Beveren, Dutch sprinter and journalist (d. 2003)  
  • 1931
    Martin Milner, American actor (d. 2015)  
  • 1976
    Igor Žiković, Croatian footballer  
  • 1979
    Bree Williamson, Canadian actress  
  • 1989
    Harry Arter, English-born Irish footballer  

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December 29

  • 1895
    Oswald Freisler, German lawyer (d. 1939)
  • 1908
    Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologian and author (d. 1993)  
  • 1947
    Vincent Winter, Scottish actor, director, and production manager (d. 1998)  
  • 1959
    Keith Crossan, Irish rugby player  
  • 1983
    Gonzalo Olave, Chilean actor (d. 2009)  

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December 30

  • 1902
    Dennie Moore, American actress and activist (d. 1978)  
  • 1927
    Bernard Barrow, American actor and educator (d. 1993)  
  • 1942
    Betty Aberlin, American actress and poet  
  • 1943
    Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor (d. 2002)  
  • 1953
    Meredith Vieira, American journalist and game show host  

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December 31

  • 1917
    Wilfrid Noyce, English mountaineer and author (d. 1962)  
  • 1924
    Taylor Mead, American actor and poet (d. 2013)  
  • 1947
    Burton Cummings, Canadian keyboard player and songwriter (The Guess Who)  
  • 1980
    Carsten Schlangen, German runner  
  • 1986
    Bronson Pelletier, Canadian actor  

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