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Famous December Birthdays

The following 6,945 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.

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December 1

  • 1948
    John Roskelley, American mountaineer and author  
  • 1949
    Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord (d. 1993)  
  • 1962
    Sylvie Daigle, Canadian speed skater  
  • 1975
    Matt Fraction, American author  
  • 1977
    Nate Torrence, American actor  

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December 2

  • 1899
    John Barbirolli, English cellist and conductor (d. 1970)
  • 1971
    Mine Yoshizaki, Japanese illustrator  
  • 1973
    Jan Ullrich, German cyclist  
  • 1986
    Tal Wilkenfeld, Australian bass player and composer  
  • 1991
    Chloé Dufour-Lapointe, Canadian skier  

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December 3

  • 1857
    Mathilde Kralik, Austrian pianist and composer (d. 1944)
  • 1911
    Nino Rota, Italian pianist, composer, conductor, and academic (d. 1979)  
  • 1977
    Troy Evans, American football player  
  • 1983
    Aleksey Drozdov, Russian decathlete  
  • 1984
    Avraam Papadopoulos, Greek footballer  

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December 4

  • 1957
    Raul Boesel, Brazilian race car driver  
  • 1968
    Mike Barrowman, Paraguayan-American swimmer  
  • 1970
    Kevin Sussman, American actor  
  • 1981
    Brian Vandborg, Danish former road bicycle racer  
  • 1987
    Yukina Kinoshita, Japanese model, actress, singer, and television personality (Shuchishin)  

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December 5

  • 1890
    David Bomberg, English painter, illustrator, and academic (d. 1957)
  • 1894
    Charles Robberts Swart, South African lawyer and politician, 1st State President of South Africa (d. 1982)
  • 1963
    Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards, English ski jumper  
  • 1983
    JP White, Swedish bass player (Vains of Jenna)  
  • 1988
    Miralem Sulejmani, Serbian footballer  

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December 6

  • 1812
    Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman and philanthropist (d. 1884)
  • 1887
    Joseph Lamb, American pianist and composer (d. 1960)
  • 1921
    Otto Graham, American football player and coach (d. 2003)  
  • 1979
    Tim Cahill, Australian footballer  
  • 1979
    Yanina González, Paraguayan model, Miss Paraguay 2004  

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December 7

  • 1907
    Fred Rose, Polish-Canadian politician and spy (d. 1983)  
  • 1949
    James Rivière, Italian sculptor and jeweler  
  • 1954
    Mark Hofmann, American murderer  
  • 1965
    Dorien de Vries, Dutch sailor  
  • 1974
    Manuel Martínez Gutiérrez, Spanish shot putter and actor  

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December 8

  • 1922
    Jean Ritchie, American singer-songwriter (d. 2015)  
  • 1939
    Jerry Butler, American singer-songwriter and producer (The Impressions)  
  • 1964
    Mike Ruiz, Canadian-American model, actor, and photographer  
  • 1976
    Brettina, Bahamian-American singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1979
    Johan Forssell, Swedish politician  

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December 9

  • 1871
    Joe Kelley, American baseball player and manager (d. 1943)
  • 1957
    Steve Taylor, American singer-songwriter and producer (Chagall Guevara)  
  • 1967
    Gheorghe Popescu, Romanian footballer  
  • 1968
    Brent Price, American basketball player  
  • 1974
    Wendy Dillinger, American soccer player, coach, and manager  

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December 10

  • 1882
    Otto Neurath, Austrian sociologist and philosopher (d. 1945)
  • 1915
    Nicky Barr, Australian rugby player and fighter pilot (d. 2006)  
  • 1981
    Ryan Pini, Papua New Guinean swimmer  
  • 1988
    Neven Subotić, Serbian footballer  
  • 1990
    Shoya Tomizawa, Japanese motorcycle racer (d. 2010)  

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December 11

  • 1940
    David Gates, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Bread)  
  • 1956
    Stevie Young, Scottish-born Australian guitarist (AC/DC, Starfighters)  
  • 1962
    Paul Haslinger, Austrian-American keyboard player, guitarist, and composer (Tangerine Dream)  
  • 1975
    Gerben de Knegt, Dutch cyclist  
  • 1996
    Jack Griffo, American actor and singer  

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December 12

  • 1715
    Gennaro Manna, Italian composer (d. 1779)
  • 1949
    Gopinath Munde, Indian politician, 3rd Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 2014)  
  • 1967
    John Randle, American football player  
  • 1977
    Dean Macey, English decathlete and bobsledder  
  • 1981
    Stephen Warnock, English footballer  

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December 13

  • 1874
    Josef Lhévinne, Russian pianist and educator (d. 1944)
  • 1925
    Dick Van Dyke, American actor, singer, and dancer  
  • 1928
    Eve Meyer, American model, actress, and producer (d. 1977)  
  • 1937
    Ron Taylor, Canadian baseball player and physician  
  • 1957
    Steve Buscemi, American actor and director  

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December 14

  • 1914
    Nam Phương, Vietnamese wife of Bảo Đại (d. 1963)  
  • 1917
    Elyse Knox, American actress and fashion designer (d. 2012)  
  • 1960
    Diane Williams, American sprinter  
  • 1969
    Scott Hatteberg, American baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1970
    Beth Orton, English singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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December 15

  • 1875
    Emil Voigt, American gymnast (d. 1961)
  • 1980
    Manuel Wilhelm, German rugby player  
  • 1982
    George O. Gore II, American actor  
  • 1983
    Wang Hao, Chinese table tennis player  
  • 1988
    Bai Xue, Chinese runner  

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December 16

  • 1915
    Turk Murphy, American trombonist and singer (d. 1987)  
  • 1947
    Ben Cross, English actor  
  • 1957
    Antonio Vega, Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Nacha Pop) (d. 2009)  
  • 1975
    Jonathan Scarfe, Canadian actor  
  • 1992
    Tom Rogić, Australian footballer  

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December 17

  • 1827
    Alexander Wassilko von Serecki, Austrian lawyer and politician (d. 1893)
  • 1935
    Brian Langford, English cricketer (d. 2013)  
  • 1940
    María Elena Velasco, Mexican actress, singer, director, and screenwriter (d. 2015)  
  • 1974
    Sarah Paulson, American actress  
  • 1976
    Patrick Müller, Swiss footballer  

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December 18

  • 1936
    Malcolm Kirk, English rugby player and wrestler (d. 1987)  
  • 1966
    Makiko Esumi, Japanese actress  
  • 1970
    Lucious Harris, American basketball player  
  • 1974
    Peter Boulware, American football player and politician  
  • 1975
    Randy Houser, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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December 19

  • 1920
    Little Jimmy Dickens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2015)  
  • 1944
    Alvin Lee, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Ten Years After) (d. 2013)  
  • 1948
    Ken Brown, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster  
  • 1974
    Felipe Lopez, Dominican-American basketball player  
  • 1989
    Valdimar Bergstað, Icelandic horse rider  

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December 20

  • 1927
    Charlie Callas, American actor and drummer (d. 2011)  
  • 1935
    Khalid Ibadulla, Pakistani cricketer and sportscaster  
  • 1940
    Pat Chapman, English chef and author, founded The Curry Club  
  • 1948
    Carol Smart, English sociologist and academic  
  • 1951
    Nuala O'Loan, Baroness O'Loan, Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (1999-2007)  

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December 21

  • 1950
    David Thacker, English director and screenwriter  
  • 1954
    Tsurutaro Kataoka, Japanese boxer, television personality, actor, and artist  
  • 1966
    Adam Schefter, American journalist and sportscaster  
  • 1973
    Karmen Stavec, German-Slovenian singer  
  • 1987
    Brad Howard, Australian footballer  

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December 22

  • 1908
    Giacomo Manzù, Italian sculptor and academic (d. 1991)  
  • 1931
    Carlos Graça, São Toméan politician, Prime Minister of São Tomé and Príncipe (d. 2013)  
  • 1957
    Carole James, English-Canadian educator and politician  
  • 1959
    Bernd Schuster, German footballer and manager  
  • 1999
    Ameer Idreis, Emirati-Canadian author  

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December 23

  • 1896
    Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Italian lieutenant and author (d. 1957)
  • 1926
    Robert Bly, American poet and author  
  • 1928
    Chronis Aidonidis, Greek singer  
  • 1984
    Sebastian Werle, German rugby player  
  • 1992
    Jeff Schlupp, German footballer  

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December 24

  • 1784
    Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1803)
  • 1798
    Adam Mickiewicz, Polish poet and playwright (d. 1855)
  • 1923
    George Patton IV, American general (d. 2004)  
  • 1950
    Hiroshi Ikushima, Japanese announcer and businessman  
  • 1963
    Mary Ramsey, American singer-songwriter and violinist (10,000 Maniacs and John & Mary)  

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December 25

  • 1776
    Sydney, Lady Morgan, Irish-English author (d. 1859)
  • 1939
    Akong Rinpoche, Tibetan-Chinese spiritual leader (d. 2013)  
  • 1949
    Nawaz Sharif, Pakistani lawyer and politician, 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan  
  • 1981
    Katie Wright, American actress  
  • 1988
    Eric Gordon, American basketball player  

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December 26

  • 1532
    Wilhelm Xylander, German scholar and academic (d. 1576)
  • 1859
    William Stephens, American lawyer and politician, 24th Governor of California (d. 1944)
  • 1927
    Denis Quilley, English actor (d. 2003)  
  • 1953
    Henning Schmitz, German drummer (Kraftwerk)  
  • 1958
    Adrian Newey, English aerodynamicist and engineer  

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December 27

  • 1927
    Audrey Wagner, American baseball player, obstetrician, and gynecologist (d. 1984)  
  • 1953
    Arthur Kent, Canadian journalist and author  
  • 1954
    Mandie Fletcher, English director, producer, and production manager  
  • 1964
    Theresa Randle, American actress  
  • 1979
    Carson Palmer, American football player  

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December 28

  • 1856
    Woodrow Wilson, American historian and politician, 28th President of the United States, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1924)
  • 1950
    Øivind Blunck, Norwegian actor and singer  
  • 1968
    Akihiko Hoshide, Japanese engineer and astronaut  
  • 1980
    Ryta Turava, Belarusian race walker  
  • 1984
    Alex Lloyd, English race car driver  

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December 29

  • 1922
    William Gaddis, American author and academic (d. 1998)  
  • 1951
    Georges Thurston, Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2007)  
  • 1966
    Martin Offiah, English rugby player and sportscaster  
  • 1969
    José Antonio Noriega, Mexican footballer  
  • 1989
    Kei Nishikori, Japanese tennis player  

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December 30

  • 1851
    Asa Griggs Candler, American businessman and politician, 44th Mayor of Atlanta (d. 1929)
  • 1913
    Lucio Agostini, Italian-Canadian conductor and composer (d. 1996)  
  • 1962
    Heike Hartwig, German shot putter  
  • 1981
    Reef the Lost Cauze, American rapper (JuJu Mob and Army of the Pharaohs)  
  • 1985
    Lars Boom, Dutch cyclist  

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December 31

  • 1926
    Billy Snedden, Australian lawyer and politician, 17th Attorney-General for Australia (d. 1987)  
  • 1942
    Taufiq Kiemas, Indonesian politician, 5th First Gentleman of Indonesia (d. 2013)  
  • 1962
    Don Diamont, American actor  
  • 1970
    Danny McNamara, English singer-songwriter (Embrace)  
  • 1974
    Tony Kanaan, Brazilian race car driver  

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