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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.

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December 1

  • 1911
    Calvin Griffith, Canadian-American businessman (d. 1999)  
  • 1913
    Mary Martin, American actress and singer (d. 1990)  
  • 1955
    Pat Spillane, Irish footballer and sportscaster  
  • 1966
    Katherine LaNasa, American actress, dancer, and choreographer  
  • 1967
    Reggie Sanders, American baseball player  

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December 2

  • 1912
    George Emmett, English cricketer and coach (d. 1976)  
  • 1944
    Dionysis Savvopoulos, Greek singer-songwriter  
  • 1949
    Ron Raines, American actor and singer  
  • 1976
    Eddy Garabito, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1981
    Britney Spears, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress  

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December 3

  • 1955
    Warren Jeffs, American religious leader  
  • 1963
    Joe Lally, American singer-songwriter and bass player (Fugazi and Ataxia)  
  • 1981
    Tyjuan Hagler, American football player  
  • 1986
    Radek Smoleňák, Czech ice hockey player  
  • 1991
    Masahiro Usui, Japanese actor  

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December 4

  • 1932
    Roh Tae-woo, South Korean general and politician, 6th President of South Korea  
  • 1956
    Nia Griffith, Irish-Welsh educator and politician  
  • 1962
    Julie Lemieux, Canadian voice actress and singer  
  • 1964
    Jonathan Goldstein, American actor and director  
  • 1973
    Racci Shay, American drummer (Murderdolls, Synical, Dope, and Genitorturers)  

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December 5

  • 1687
    Francesco Geminiani, Italian violinist and composer (d. 1762)
  • 1870
    Vítězslav Novák, Czech composer and educator (d. 1949)
  • 1919
    Alun Gwynne Jones, Baron Chalfont, English historian and politician  
  • 1958
    Dean Erickson, American actor  
  • 1985
    Shikhar Dhawan, Indian cricketer  

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December 6

  • 1792
    William II of the Netherlands (d. 1849)
  • 1935
    Jean Lapointe, Canadian actor, singer, and politician  
  • 1947
    Henk van Woerden, Dutch-South African painter and author (d. 2005)  
  • 1952
    Joe Harris, American football player  
  • 1978
    Chris Başak, American baseball player  

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December 7

  • 1952
    Susan Collins, American politician  
  • 1954
    Mary Fallin, American politician, 27th Governor of Oklahoma  
  • 1962
    Imad Mughniyah, Lebanese activist (d. 2008)  
  • 1972
    Hermann Maier, Austrian skier  
  • 1976
    Sunny Sweeney, American singer-songwriter and guitarist  

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December 8

  • 1765
    Eli Whitney, American engineer, invented the cotton gin (d. 1825)
  • 1930
    Julian Critchley, English journalist and politician (d. 2000)  
  • 1967
    Junkie XL, Dutch keyboard player and producer  
  • 1977
    Sébastien Chabal, French rugby player  
  • 1978
    Ian Somerhalder, American actor  

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December 9

  • 1901
    Jean Mermoz, French pilot and politician (d. 1936)  
  • 1920
    Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Italian economist and politician, 10th President of Italy  
  • 1925
    Dina Merrill, American actress and businesswoman  
  • 1948
    Jonathan Sumption, English historian, judge, and author  
  • 1972
    Michael Corcoran, American singer-songwriter and producer  

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December 10

  • 1960
    Kōichi Satō, Japanese actor  
  • 1965
    Stephanie Morgenstern, Swiss-Canadian actress, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1984
    Krista Ranillo, Filipino actress  
  • 1985
    Matt Forté, American football player  
  • 1990
    Kazenga LuaLua, Congolese-English footballer  

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December 11

  • 1863
    Annie Jump Cannon, American astronomer and academic (d. 1941)
  • 1921
    Liz Smith, English actress  
  • 1940
    Donna Mills, American actress and producer  
  • 1946
    Rhoma Irama, Indonesian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor  
  • 1977
    Mark Streit, Swiss ice hockey player  

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December 12

  • 1779
    Madeleine Sophie Barat, French nun and saint, founded the Society of the Sacred Heart (d. 1865)
  • 1881
    Harry Warner, Polish-American businessman, co-founded Warner Bros. (d. 1958)
  • 1967
    John Randle, American football player  
  • 1973
    Gary Breen, English-Irish footballer and manager  
  • 1979
    Carlos Agassi, Filipino actor, host, singer, and rapper  

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December 13

  • 1684
    Ludvig Holberg, Norwegian historian, philosopher, and author (d. 1754)
  • 1936
    Aga Khan IV, Swiss-English businessman  
  • 1953
    Bill Castro, Dominican baseball player and coach  
  • 1985
    Michael Bumpus, American football player  
  • 1987
    James Eagan Holmes, American murderer  

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December 14

  • 1881
    Howard Valentine, American runner (d. 1932)
  • 1935
    Lee Remick, American actress and singer (d. 1991)  
  • 1949
    Bill Buckner, American baseball player and manager  
  • 1966
    Anthony Mason, American basketball player (d. 2015)  
  • 1970
    Anna Maria Jopek, Polish singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer  

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December 15

  • 1916
    Buddy Cole, American pianist and conductor (d. 1964)  
  • 1916
    Miguel Arraes, Brazilian lawyer and politician, Governor of Pernambuco (d. 2005)  
  • 1953
    Robert Charles Wilson, American-Canadian author  
  • 1972
    Rodney Harrison, American football player and sportscaster  
  • 1980
    Sergio Pizzorno, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Kasabian and Loose Tapestries)  

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December 16

  • 1882
    Jack Hobbs, English cricketer and journalist (d. 1963)
  • 1927
    Peter Dickinson, English author and poet  
  • 1945
    Bobby George, English darts player and sportscaster  
  • 1972
    Travis Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Dismemberment Plan)  
  • 1985
    Stanislav Manolev, Bulgarian footballer  

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December 17

  • 1898
    Loren Murchison, American sprinter (d. 1979)
  • 1926
    John Hans Krebs, American lawyer and politician (d. 2014)  
  • 1930
    Bob Guccione, American publisher, founded ''Penthouse'' (d. 2010)  
  • 1976
    Éric Bédard, Canadian speed skater and coach  
  • 1977
    Oxana Fedorova, Russian model, actress, and singer, Miss Universe 2002  

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December 18

  • 1849
    Henrietta Edwards, Canadian activist and author (d. 1931)
  • 1886
    Ty Cobb, American baseball player and manager (d. 1961)
  • 1899
    Peter Wessel Zapffe, Norwegian philosopher and author (d. 1990)
  • 1928
    Mirza Tahir Ahmad, Indian-English caliph and author (d. 2003)  
  • 1968
    Rachel Griffiths, Australian actress, director, and screenwriter  

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December 19

  • 1935
    Joanne Weaver, American baseball player (d. 2000)  
  • 1944
    Alvin Lee, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Ten Years After) (d. 2013)  
  • 1960
    Derrick Jensen, American author and activist  
  • 1972
    Warren Sapp, American football player and sportscaster  
  • 1974
    Felipe Lopez, Dominican-American basketball player  

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December 20

  • 1841
    Ferdinand Buisson, French academic and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1932)
  • 1949
    Soumaïla Cissé, Malian engineer and politician  
  • 1958
    James Thomson, American biologist and academic  
  • 1965
    Robert Cavanah, Scottish actor and director  
  • 1976
    Ramon Stoppelenburg, Dutch businessman and author  

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December 21

  • 1850
    Zdeněk Fibich, Czech composer and poet (d. 1900)
  • 1946
    Carl Wilson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Beach Boys) (d. 1998)  
  • 1969
    Mihails Zemļinskis, Latvian footballer, coach, and manager  
  • 1982
    Tom Payne, English actor  
  • 1989
    Mark Ingram, Jr., American football 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)  
  • 1970
    Gary Anderson, Scottish darts player  
  • 1971
    Ajeenkya Patil, Indian economist and academic  
  • 1976
    Jason Lane, American baseball player  
  • 1986
    Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, Nigerian terrorist  

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December 23

  • 1923
    Onofre Marimón, Argentinian race car driver (d. 1954)  
  • 1946
    Ray Tabano, American guitarist (Aerosmith)  
  • 1980
    Cody Ross, American baseball player  
  • 1984
    Josh Satin, American baseball player  
  • 1993
    Ruriko Kojima, Japanese model and sportscaster  

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December 24

  • 1969
    Luis Musrri, Chilean soccer player  
  • 1971
    Giorgos Alkaios, Greek singer  
  • 1980
    Tomas Kalnoky, Czech-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Streetlight Manifesto, Catch 22, and Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution)  
  • 1981
    Shane Tuck, Australian footballer  
  • 1985
    David Ragan, American race car driver  

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December 25

  • 1943
    Hanna Schygulla, German actress and singer  
  • 1958
    Rickey Henderson, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1971
    Justin Trudeau, Canadian educator and politician  
  • 1984
    Georgia Moffett, English actress  
  • 1993
    Emi Takei, Japanese model, actress, and singer  

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December 26

  • 1912
    Arsenio Lacson, Filipino journalist and politician, Mayor of Manila (d. 1962)  
  • 1959
    Wang Lijun, Chinese police officer and politician  
  • 1972
    Robert Muchamore, English author  
  • 1973
    Reichen Lehmkuhl, American model and actor  
  • 1974
    Joshua John Miller, American actor  

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December 27

  • 1924
    Jean Bartik, American computer scientist and engineer (d. 2011)  
  • 1927
    Audrey Wagner, American baseball player, obstetrician, and gynecologist (d. 1984)  
  • 1973
    Kristoffer Zegers, Dutch pianist and composer  
  • 1981
    Javine Hylton, English singer  
  • 1986
    Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Jamaican sprinter  

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December 28

  • 1665
    George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire (d. 1716)
  • 1908
    Lew Ayres, American actor and singer (d. 1996)  
  • 1939
    Frank McLintock, Scottish footballer  
  • 1952
    Arun Jaitley, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Indian Minister of Law and Justice  
  • 1971
    Frank Sepe, American bodybuilder, model, and author  

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December 29

  • 1809
    William Ewart Gladstone, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1898)
  • 1908
    Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologian and author (d. 1993)  
  • 1915
    Bill Osmanski, American football player and coach (d. 1996)  
  • 1951
    Yvonne Elliman, American singer-songwriter and actor  
  • 1972
    Jude Law, English actor, director, and producer  

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December 30

  • 1841
    Robert Scott, Australian public servant (d. 1922)
  • 1914
    Bert Parks, American actor and singer (d. 1992)  
  • 1942
    Betty Aberlin, American actress and poet  
  • 1942
    Michael Nesmith, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (The Monkees and First National Band)  
  • 1945
    Vernon Wells, Australian actor and producer  

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December 31

  • 1805
    Marie d'Agoult, German-French historian and author (d. 1876)
  • 1947
    Tim Matheson, American actor, director, and producer  
  • 1959
    Phill Kline, American lawyer and politician, Kansas Attorney General  
  • 1961
    Rick Aguilera, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1972
    Joey McIntyre, American singer-songwriter and actor (New Kids on the Block)  

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