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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

  • 1930
    Marie Bashir, Australian psychiatrist, academic, and politician, 37th Governor of New South Wales  
  • 1956
    Julee Cruise, American singer-songwriter and actress  
  • 1971
    Melanie Peres, German-Israeli model, actress, and singer  
  • 1982
    Christos Melissis, Greek footballer  
  • 1987
    Tabarie Henry, Virgin Islander sprinter  

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December 2

  • 1924
    Alexander Haig, American general and politician, 59th United States Secretary of State (d. 2010)  
  • 1963
    Ron Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player  
  • 1981
    Britney Spears, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress  
  • 1986
    Tal Wilkenfeld, Australian bass player and composer  
  • 1990
    Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Ghanaian footballer  

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December 3

  • 1842
    Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American businessman, founded the Pillsbury Company (d. 1899)
  • 1883
    Anton Webern, Austrian composer and conductor (d. 1945)
  • 1962
    Nataliya Grygoryeva, Ukrainian hurdler  
  • 1979
    Daniel Bedingfield, New Zealand-English singer-songwriter  
  • 1982
    Manny Corpas, Panamanian baseball player  

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December 4

  • 1777
    Juliette Récamier, French businesswoman (d. 1849)
  • 1875
    Rainer Maria Rilke, Austrian poet and author (d. 1926)
  • 1927
    Barbara Knudson, American actress (d. 2014)  
  • 1964
    Jonathan Goldstein, American actor and director  
  • 1970
    Sylvester Terkay, American wrestler and mixed martial artist  

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December 5

  • 1901
    Marjorie Eaton, American painter and actress (d. 1986)  
  • 1922
    Casey Ribicoff, American philanthropist and socialite (d. 2011)  
  • 1971
    Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, German politician, Federal Minister of Defence  
  • 1973
    Mikelangelo Loconte, Italian singer-songwriter, producer, and actor  
  • 1975
    Ronnie O'Sullivan, English snooker player  

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December 6

  • 1933
    Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (d. 2010)  
  • 1941
    Wende Wagner, American actress (d. 1997)  
  • 1953
    Tom Hulce, American actor and producer  
  • 1959
    Stephen Muggleton, English computer scientist and engineer  
  • 1984
    Syndric Steptoe, American football player  

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December 7

  • 1791
    Ferenc Novák, Hungarian-Slovene priest and poet (d. 1836)
  • 1810
    Josef Hyrtl, Hungarian-Austrian anatomist and biologist (d. 1894)
  • 1952
    Susan Collins, American politician  
  • 1970
    Carmen Campuzano, Mexican model and actress  
  • 1973
    Terrell Owens, American football player and actor  

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December 8

  • 1890
    Bohuslav Martinů, Czech-American pianist and composer (d. 1959)
  • 1962
    Marty Friedman, American-Japanese guitarist, songwriter, and television host (Megadeth, Cacophony, and Hawaii)  
  • 1972
    Marco Abreu, Angolan footballer  
  • 1981
    Jeremy Accardo, American baseball player  
  • 1983
    Neel Jani, Swiss race car driver  

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December 9

  • 1721
    Peter Pelham, English-American organist and composer (d. 1805)
  • 1914
    Ljubica Sokić, Serbian painter and illustrator (d. 2009)  
  • 1933
    Martin Puhvel, Estonian-Canadian philologist and academic  
  • 1984
    Ángel Guirado, Spanish–Filipino footballer  
  • 1991
    Prince Joachim of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este  

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December 10

  • 1713
    Johann Nicolaus Mempel, German cantor and organist (d. 1747)
  • 1938
    Yuri Temirkanov, Russian viola player and conductor  
  • 1944
    Steve Renko, American baseball player  
  • 1973
    Gabriela Spanic, Venezuelan actress and singer  
  • 1985
    T. J. Hensick, American ice hockey player  

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December 11

  • 1758
    Carl Friedrich Zelter, German composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1832)
  • 1962
    Nele Karajlić, Serbian singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and actor (Zabranjeno Pušenje)  
  • 1963
    John Lammers, Dutch footballer and manager  
  • 1965
    Giannis Ragousis, Greek economist and politician, Greek Minister for National Defence  
  • 1976
    Yujiro Shirakawa, Japanese actor  

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December 12

  • 1866
    Alfred Werner, Swiss chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1919)
  • 1903
    Dagmar Nordstrom, American singer-songwriter and pianist (Nordstrom Sisters) (d. 1976)  
  • 1918
    Joe Williams, American singer and pianist (d. 1999)  
  • 1921
    Toni Blankenheim, German opera singer (d. 2012)  
  • 1936
    Iolanda Balaș, Romanian high jumper  

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December 13

  • 1918
    Rosalia Lombardo, Italian pneumonia victim (d. 1920)  
  • 1923
    Frankie Fraser, English gangster (d. 2014)  
  • 1934
    Richard D. Zanuck, American film producer (d. 2012)  
  • 1954
    Steve Forbert, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  
  • 1980
    Patrik Antonius, Finnish poker player  

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December 14

  • 1954
    James Horan, American actor  
  • 1960
    Diane Williams, American sprinter  
  • 1971
    Michaela Watkins, American actress and screenwriter  
  • 1973
    Boris Henry, German javelin thrower  
  • 1984
    Ed Rainsford, Zimbabwean cricketer  

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December 15

  • 37
    Nero, Roman emperor (d. 68)
  • 1894
    Josef Imbach, Swiss sprinter (d. 1964)
  • 1972
    Fita Bayisa, Ethiopian runner  
  • 1973
    Ryoo Seung-wan, South Korean actor, director, and screenwriter  
  • 1981
    Creighton Lovelace, American minister  

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December 16

  • 1861
    Antonio de La Gándara, French painter and illustrator (d. 1917)
  • 1869
    Hristo Tatarchev, Bulgarian physician and activist, co-founded the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (d. 1952)
  • 1930
    Bill Brittain, American author (d. 2011)  
  • 1958
    Bart Oates, American football player and lawyer  
  • 1971
    Seyhan Kurt, French-Turkish poet and sociologist  

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December 17

  • 1847
    Émile Faguet, French author and critic (d. 1916)
  • 1943
    Mary Brunner, American criminal  
  • 1978
    Alex Cintrón, Puerto Rican baseball player and sportscaster  
  • 1979
    Ryan Key, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Yellowcard and Craig's Brother)  
  • 1994
    Nat Wolff, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player and actor (Nat & Alex Wolff)  

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December 18

  • 1662
    James Douglas, 2nd Duke of Queensberry, Scottish colonel and politician, Secretary of State for Scotland (d. 1711)
  • 1953
    Elliot Easton, American guitarist and singer (The Cars, The New Cars, and Creedence Clearwater Revisited)  
  • 1966
    Mille Petrozza, German singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kreator and Voodoocult)  
  • 1967
    Mario Frangoulis, Greek tenor and actor  
  • 1971
    Jason Hughes, Welsh actor  

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December 19

  • 1901
    Fritz Mauruschat, German footballer and manager (d. 1974)  
  • 1956
    Tom Lawless, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1961
    Matthew Waterhouse, English actor and author  
  • 1966
    Chuckii Booker, American singer-songwriter and producer  
  • 1979
    Paola Rey, Colombian model and actress  

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December 20

  • 1868
    Harvey Samuel Firestone, American businessman, founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company (d. 1938)
  • 1942
    Jean-Claude Trichet, French banker and economist  
  • 1946
    Uri Geller, Israeli-English magician and psychic  
  • 1963
    Joel Gretsch, American actor  
  • 1980
    Israel Castro, Mexican footballer  

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December 21

  • 1932
    U. R. Ananthamurthy, Indian author, poet, and critic (d. 2014)  
  • 1953
    Betty Wright, American singer-songwriter  
  • 1973
    Karmen Stavec, German-Slovenian singer  
  • 1988
    Yasmin, English-Scottish singer-songwriter and DJ  
  • 1994
    Eva Paalma, Estonian tennis player  

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December 22

  • 1912
    Lady Bird Johnson, American wife of Lyndon B. Johnson, 38th First Lady of the United States (d. 2007)  
  • 1963
    Giuseppe Bergomi, Italian footballer and coach  
  • 1967
    Rebecca Harris, English politician  
  • 1980
    Chris Carmack, American model, actor, and singer  
  • 1993
    Ali Lohan, American actress and singer  

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December 23

  • 1900
    Otto Soglow, American cartoonist (d. 1975)
  • 1968
    Barry Kooser, American painter and animator  
  • 1970
    Raymont Harris, American football player  
  • 1986
    Noël Wells, American actress  
  • 1989
    Liis Koger, Estonian painter and poet  

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December 24

  • 1914
    Ralph Marterie, Italian-American trumpet player and bandleader (d. 1978)  
  • 1922
    Ava Gardner, American actress and singer (d. 1990)  
  • 1938
    Valentim Loureiro, Portuguese soldier and politician  
  • 1953
    Timothy Carhart, American actor  
  • 1969
    Michael Zucchet, American economist and politician, Mayor of San Diego  

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December 25

  • 1946
    Christopher Frayling, English academic and author  
  • 1949
    Nawaz Sharif, Pakistani lawyer and politician, 12th Prime Minister of Pakistan  
  • 1957
    Chris Kamara, English footballer and sportscaster  
  • 1958
    Hanford Dixon, American football player, coach, and sportscaster  
  • 1980
    Marcus Trufant, American football player  

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December 26

  • 1864
    Yun Chi-ho, Korean activist and politician (d. 1945)
  • 1909
    Matt Gordy, American pole vaulter (d. 1989)  
  • 1927
    Denis Gifford, English journalist and historian (d. 2000)  
  • 1976
    Simon Goodwin, Australian footballer and coach  
  • 1979
    Craig Wing, Australian rugby player  

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December 27

  • 1939
    John Amos, American actor and producer  
  • 1971
    Bryan Smolinski, American ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1972
    Kevin Ollie, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1973
    Kristoffer Zegers, Dutch pianist and composer  
  • 1978
    Deuce McAllister, American football player  

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December 28

  • 1925
    Milton Obote, Ugandan engineer and politician, 2nd President of Uganda (d. 2005)  
  • 1930
    Mariam A. Aleem, Egyptian artist (d. 2010)  
  • 1981
    Khalid Boulahrouz, Dutch footballer  
  • 1981
    Orlando Smeekes, Curaçaoan footballer  
  • 1988
    Lo Chih-en, Taiwanese footballer  

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December 29

  • 1856
    Thomas Joannes Stieltjes, Dutch-French mathematician and academic (d. 1894)
  • 1951
    Georges Thurston, Canadian singer-songwriter (d. 2007)  
  • 1978
    Matthew Carr, Australian footballer  
  • 1982
    Brian Hill, Canadian swimmer  
  • 1988
    Eric Berry, American football player  

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December 30

  • 1934
    Barry Briggs, New Zealand motorcycle racer and sportscaster  
  • 1947
    Michael Burns, American actor and historian  
  • 1963
    John van 't Schip, Dutch footballer, coach, and manager  
  • 1977
    Saša Ilić, Serbian footballer  
  • 1989
    Kateřina Vaňková, Czech tennis player  

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December 31

  • 1741
    Princess Isabella of Parma (d. 1763)
  • 1884
    Mihály Fekete, Hungarian actor, screenwriter, and film director (d. 1960)
  • 1922
    Luis Zuloaga, Venezuelan baseball player (d. 2013)  
  • 1935
    Salman of Saudi Arabia  
  • 1941
    Alex Ferguson, Scottish footballer and manager  

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