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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

  • 1792
    Nikolai Lobachevsky, Russian mathematician and geometer (d. 1856)
  • 1884
    Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (d. 1976)
  • 1948
    George Foster, American baseball player and radio host  
  • 1957
    Chris Poland, American guitarist and songwriter (Megadeth, Circle Jerks, Damn the Machine, and OHM)  
  • 2001
    Aiko, Princess Toshi of Japan  

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December 2

  • 1939
    Yael Dayan, Israeli journalist, author, and politician  
  • 1978
    David Rivas, Spanish footballer  
  • 1983
    Jana Kramer, American actress and singer  
  • 1984
    Péter Máté, Hungarian footballer  
  • 1994
    Fumika Shimizu, Japanese actress and model  

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December 3

  • 1800
    France Prešeren, Slovenian poet and lawyer (d. 1849)
  • 1924
    Roberto Mieres, Argentinian race car driver (d. 2012)  
  • 1939
    John Paul, Sr., American race car driver  
  • 1976
    Mark Boucher, South African cricketer  
  • 1997
    Hayley Okines, English activist (d. 2015)  

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December 4

  • 1949
    A. Scott Berg, American journalist and author  
  • 1950
    Bjørn Kjellemyr, Norwegian bassist  
  • 1962
    Kevin Richardson, English footballer and manager  
  • 1985
    Stephen Dawson, Irish footballer  
  • 1990
    Cindy Yang, Taiwanese model and actress (d. 2015)  

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December 5

  • 1911
    Władysław Szpilman, Polish pianist and composer (d. 2000)  
  • 1973
    Arik Benado, Israeli footballer and manager  
  • 1979
    Matteo Ferrari, Italian footballer  
  • 1985
    Shikhar Dhawan, Indian cricketer  
  • 1986
    James Hinchcliffe, Canadian race car driver  

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December 6

  • 846
    Hasan al-Askari, Saudi Arabian 11th of the Twelve Imams (d. 874)
  • 1586
    Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer and physicist (d. 1670)
  • 1959
    Stephen Hepburn, English politician  
  • 1979
    Tim Cahill, Australian footballer  
  • 1985
    Aristeidis Grigoriadis, Greek swimmer  

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December 7

  • 1863
    Richard Warren Sears, American businessman, co-founded Sears (d. 1914)
  • 1907
    Fred Rose, Polish-Canadian politician and spy (d. 1983)  
  • 1920
    Fiorenzo Magni, Italian cyclist (d. 2012)  
  • 1983
    Mike Mucitelli, American mixed martial artist  
  • 1991
    Dori Sakurada, Japanese actor, singer, and dancer  

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December 8

  • 1954
    Gama Singh, Indian-Canadian wrestler  
  • 1968
    Michael Cole, American journalist and sportscaster  
  • 1970
    Emi Wakui, Japanese actress  
  • 1974
    Nick Zinner, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Head Wound City)  
  • 1989
    Jen Ledger, English singer and drummer (Skillet)  

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December 9

  • 1915
    Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, German-Austrian soprano and actress (d. 2006)  
  • 1925
    Roy Rubin, American basketball player and coach (d. 2013)  
  • 1933
    Morton Downey, Jr., American singer-songwriter, actor, and talk show host (d. 2001)  
  • 1942
    Joe McGinniss, American journalist and author (d. 2014)  
  • 1948
    Marleen Gorris, Dutch director and screenwriter  

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December 10

  • 1919
    Alexander Courage, American composer and conductor (d. 2008)  
  • 1948
    Dušan Bajević, Bosnian-Greek footballer and manager  
  • 1969
    Stephen Billington, English actor  
  • 1980
    Sarah Chang, American violinist  
  • 1985
    Charlie Adam, Scottish footballer  

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December 11

  • 1465
    Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (d. 1489)
  • 1941
    Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch conductor and composer (d. 1988)  
  • 1962
    Nele Karajlić, Serbian singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and actor (Zabranjeno Pušenje)  
  • 1972
    Rusty Joiner, American model and actor  
  • 1976
    Yujiro Shirakawa, Japanese actor  

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December 12

  • 1766
    Nikolay Karamzin, Russian poet and historian (d. 1826)
  • 1814
    Juan Prim, 1st Marquis of los Castillejos, Spanish general and politician, Prime Minister of Spain (d. 1870)
  • 1946
    Emerson Fittipaldi, Brazilian race car driver  
  • 1972
    Hank Williams III, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Assjack, Superjoint Ritual, and Arson Anthem)  
  • 1986
    Lee Qri, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (T-ara and QBS)  

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December 13

  • 1900
    Jonel Perlea, Romanian-American conductor (d. 1970)
  • 1906
    Laurens van der Post, South African-English soldier and author (d. 1996)  
  • 1975
    Matthew LeCroy, American baseball player and coach  
  • 1982
    Tuka Rocha, Brazilian race car driver  
  • 1993
    Jurian Beat Crisis, Japanese singer  

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December 14

  • 1625
    Barthélemy d'Herbelot, French orientalist and academic (d. 1695)
  • 1881
    Katherine MacDonald, American actress and producer (d. 1956)
  • 1970
    Anna Maria Jopek, Polish singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer  
  • 1982
    Anthony Way, English singer and actor  
  • 1985
    Paul Rabil, American lacrosse player  

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December 15

  • 1909
    Sattar Bahlulzade, Azerbaijani-Russian painter (d. 1974)  
  • 1916
    Miguel Arraes, Brazilian lawyer and politician, Governor of Pernambuco (d. 2005)  
  • 1943
    Lucien den Arend, Dutch sculptor  
  • 1963
    Liliya Nurutdinova, Russian runner  
  • 1970
    Michael Shanks, Canadian actor, screenwriter and director  

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December 16

  • 1787
    Mary Russell Mitford, English author and playwright (d. 1855)
  • 1943
    Steven Bochco, American screenwriter and producer  
  • 1950
    Claudia Cohen, American journalist (d. 2007)  
  • 1967
    Donovan Bailey, Canadian sprinter and sportscaster  
  • 1982
    Antrel Rolle, American football player  

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December 17

  • 1830
    Jules de Goncourt, French author and critic (d. 1870)
  • 1894
    Patrick Flynn, Irish-American runner (d. 1969)
  • 1922
    Alan Voorhees, American engineer and academic (d. 2005)  
  • 1982
    Stephane Lasme, Gabonese basketball player  
  • 1984
    Sahara Davenport, American drag queen performer and singer (d. 2012)  

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December 18

  • 1870
    Saki, Burmese-English author and playwright (d. 1916)
  • 1939
    Michael Moorcock, English author and songwriter  
  • 1950
    Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lankan general and politician  
  • 1977
    José Acevedo, Dominican baseball player  
  • 1988
    Brianne Theisen-Eaton, Canadian heptathlete  

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December 19

  • 1861
    Italo Svevo, Italian author and playwright (d. 1928)
  • 1881
    John Fraser, Canadian soccer player (d. 1959)
  • 1895
    Ingeborg Refling Hagen, Norwegian author and educator (d. 1989)
  • 1920
    Little Jimmy Dickens, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2015)  
  • 1989
    Michał Masłowski, Polish footballer  

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December 20

  • 1888
    Fred Merkle, American baseball player and manager (d. 1958)
  • 1911
    Hortense Calisher, American author (d. 2009)  
  • 1918
    Jean Marchand, Canadian union leader and politician, 43rd Secretary of State for Canada (d. 1988)  
  • 1941
    Tommy Cole, American actor, singer, and makeup artist  
  • 1994
    Jacko Gill, New Zealand shot putter  

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December 21

  • 1951
    Nick Gilder, English-Canadian singer-songwriter (Sweeney Todd)  
  • 1967
    Mikheil Saakashvili, Georgian lawyer and politician, 3rd President of Georgia  
  • 1971
    Brett Scallions, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Fuel, Manzarek–Krieger, and Circus Diablo)  
  • 1981
    Mohammed Jabarah, Kuwaiti terrorist  
  • 1987
    Valerie Concepcion, Filipino actress  

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December 22

  • 1883
    Edgard Varèse, French-American composer (d. 1965)
  • 1954
    Hideshi Matsuda, Japanese race car driver  
  • 1968
    Lauralee Bell, American actress, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1969
    Myriam Bédard, Canadian biathlete  
  • 1975
    Stanislav Neckář, Czech ice hockey player  

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December 23

  • 1689
    Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, French composer (d. 1755)
  • 1976
    Joanna Hayes, American hurdler and coach  
  • 1977
    Jari Mäenpää, Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Wintersun, Ensiferum, and Arthemesia)  
  • 1981
    Maritza Correia, Puerto Rican-American swimmer  
  • 1983
    Hanley Ramírez, Dominican baseball player  

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December 24

  • 1508
    Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian scholar (d. 1567)
  • 1946
    Brenda Howard, American activist (d. 2005)  
  • 1976
    Yuri, South Korean singer (Girl Friends)  
  • 1979
    Chris Hero, American wrestler  
  • 1988
    Stefanos Athanasiadis, Greek footballer  

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December 25

  • 1869
    Charles Finger, English-American journalist and author (d. 1941)
  • 1919
    Paul David, Canadian cardiologist and politician, founded the Montreal Heart Institute (d. 1999)  
  • 1946
    Jimmy Buffett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor  
  • 1970
    Nagma, Indian actress  
  • 1980
    Kahi, South Korean singer, dancer, and actress (After School)  

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December 26

  • 1687
    Johann Georg Pisendel, German violinist and composer (d. 1755)
  • 1948
    Candy Crowley, American journalist  
  • 1976
    Simon Goodwin, Australian footballer and coach  
  • 1984
    Ahmed Barusso, Ghanaian footballer  
  • 1987
    Adam Walker, English flute player  

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December 27

  • 1776
    Nikolay Kamensky, Russian general (d. 1811)
  • 1925
    Michel Piccoli, French actor, singer, director, and producer  
  • 1946
    Joe Kinnear, Irish footballer and manager  
  • 1972
    Kevin Ollie, American basketball player and coach  
  • 1991
    Danny Wilson, Scottish footballer  

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December 28

  • 1619
    Antoine Furetière, French author and scholar (d. 1688)
  • 1932
    Harry Howell, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1943
    Keith Floyd, English chef and author (d. 2009)  
  • 1945
    Max Hastings, English journalist, historian, and author  
  • 1952
    Arun Jaitley, Indian lawyer and politician, 9th Indian Minister of Law and Justice  

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December 29

  • 1922
    William Gaddis, American author and academic (d. 1998)  
  • 1947
    Cozy Powell, English drummer, songwriter, and producer (Emerson, Lake & Powell, The Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, and Black Sabbath) (d. 1998)  
  • 1963
    Dave McKean, English illustrator, photographer, director, and pianist  
  • 1963
    Liisa Savijarvi, Canadian skier  
  • 1978
    Jake Berry, English lawyer and politician  

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December 30

  • 1914
    Jo Van Fleet, American actress (d. 1996)  
  • 1930
    Tu Youyou, Chinese chemist and pharmacist, Nobel Prize laureate  
  • 1953
    Meredith Vieira, American journalist and game show host  
  • 1966
    Bennett Miller, American director and producer  
  • 1977
    Laila Ali, American boxer and actress  

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December 31

  • 1668
    Herman Boerhaave, Dutch botanist and physician (d. 1738)
  • 1874
    Julius Meier, American businessman and politician, 20th Governor of Oregon (d. 1937)
  • 1946
    Tim Stevens, English bishop  
  • 1964
    Michael McDonald, American comedian, actor, and director  
  • 1981
    Jason Campbell, American football player  

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