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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

  • 1902
    Rudolf Loo, Estonian wrestler (d. 1983)  
  • 1944
    John Densmore, American drummer and songwriter (The Doors and the Butts Band)  
  • 1961
    Safra A. Catz, Israeli-American businesswoman  
  • 1970
    Lembit Rajala, Estonian footballer  
  • 1970
    Tisha Waller, American high jumper  

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December 2

  • 1895
    Harriet Cohen, English pianist (d. 1967)
  • 1899
    John Cobb, English race car driver (d. 1952)
  • 1949
    Ron Raines, American actor and singer  
  • 1968
    Rena Sofer, American actress  
  • 1993
    Kostas Stafylidis, Greek footballer  

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December 3

  • 1894
    Deiva Zivarattinam, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 1975)
  • 1939
    Don Calfa, American actor  
  • 1970
    Laura Schuler, Canadian ice hockey player and coach  
  • 1977
    Yelena Zadorozhnaya, Russian runner  
  • 1983
    Chinx, American rapper (d. 2015)  

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December 4

  • 1798
    Jules Armand Dufaure, French politician, 33rd Prime Minister of France (d. 1881)
  • 1916
    Ely Jacques Kahn, Jr., American journalist and author (d. 1994)  
  • 1921
    Deanna Durbin, Canadian-French actress and singer (d. 2013)  
  • 1931
    Wally George, American radio and television host (d. 2003)  
  • 1979
    Ysabella Brave, American singer-songwriter  

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December 5

  • 1869
    Ellis Parker Butler, American author and poet (d. 1937)
  • 1929
    Madis Kõiv, Estonian physicist, philosopher, and author (d. 2014)  
  • 1958
    Dynamite Kid, English wrestler  
  • 1972
    Mike Mahoney, American baseball player  
  • 1989
    Linet Masai, Kenyan runner  

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December 6

  • 1805
    Adolf Reubke, German organ builder (d. 1875)
  • 1913
    Eleanor Holm, American swimmer and actress (d. 2004)  
  • 1970
    Jeff Rouse, American swimmer  
  • 1978
    Ramiro Pez, Argentinian-Italian rugby player  
  • 1982
    Aaron Sandilands, Australian rules footballer  

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December 7

  • 1784
    Allan Cunningham, Scottish author and poet (d. 1842)
  • 1863
    Pietro Mascagni, Italian composer and conductor (d. 1945)
  • 1923
    Ted Knight, American actor (d. 1986)  
  • 1988
    Angelina Gabueva, Russian tennis player  
  • 1994
    Yuzuru Hanyu, Japanese figure skater  

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December 8

  • 1861
    Aristide Maillol, French sculptor and painter (d. 1944)
  • 1862
    Georges Feydeau, French playwright (d. 1921)
  • 1913
    Delmore Schwartz, American poet and author (d. 1966)  
  • 1950
    Dan Hartman, American singer-songwriter and producer (Edgar Winter Group) (d. 1994)  
  • 1982
    Alfredo Aceves, American baseball player  

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December 9

  • 1901
    Jean Mermoz, French pilot and politician (d. 1936)  
  • 1944
    Neil Innes, English singer-songwriter and actor (Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and The Rutles)  
  • 1966
    Gideon Sa'ar, Israeli lawyer and politician, 24th Minister of Internal Affairs  
  • 1984
    Ángel Guirado, Spanish–Filipino footballer  
  • 1984
    Leon Hall, American football player  

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December 10

  • 1870
    Adolf Loos, Austrian architect, designed Villa Müller (d. 1933)
  • 1939
    Barry Cunliffe, English archaeologist and academic  
  • 1941
    Ken Campbell, English actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2008)  
  • 1954
    Jack Hues, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Wang Chung)  
  • 1991
    Dion Waiters, American basketball player  

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December 11

  • 1882
    Max Born, German physicist and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1930
    Chus Lampreave, Spanish actress  
  • 1961
    Dave King, Irish-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Flogging Molly and Fastway)  
  • 1975
    Dawn Steele, Scottish actress  
  • 1976
    Yujiro Shirakawa, Japanese actor  

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December 12

  • 1898
    August Desch, American hurdler (d. 1964)
  • 1903
    Yasujirō Ozu, Japanese director and screenwriter (d. 1963)  
  • 1922
    Christian Dotremont, Belgian painter and poet (d. 1979)  
  • 1945
    Portia Simpson-Miller, Jamaican politician, 7th Prime Minister of Jamaica  
  • 1981
    Pedro Ríos, Spanish footballer  

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December 13

  • 1897
    István Donogán, Hungarian discus thrower (d. 1966)
  • 1911
    Kenneth Patchen, American poet and painter (d. 1972)  
  • 1961
    Harry Gregson-Williams, English composer, conductor, and producer  
  • 1970
    Eoin Jess, Scottish footballer  
  • 1985
    Alby Mathewson, New Zealand rugby player  

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December 14

  • 1884
    Jane Cowl, American actress and playwright (d. 1950)
  • 1967
    Ewa Białołęcka, Polish author  
  • 1974
    Billy Koch, American baseball player  
  • 1981
    Liam Lawrence, Irish footballer  
  • 1983
    Leanne Mitchell, English singer-songwriter  

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December 15

  • 1920
    Gamal al-Banna, Egyptian author and scholar (d. 2013)  
  • 1942
    Kathleen Blanco, American educator and politician, 54th Governor of Louisiana  
  • 1952
    Julie Taymor, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1967
    Ami Kawai, Japanese actress  
  • 1984
    Martin Škrtel, Slovak footballer  

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December 16

  • 1930
    Bill Brittain, American author (d. 2011)  
  • 1948
    Christopher Biggins, English actor  
  • 1978
    John Morris, Canadian curler and firefighter  
  • 1987
    Mame Biram Diouf, Senegalese footballer  
  • 1992
    Tom Rogić, Australian footballer  

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December 17

  • 1887
    Josef Lada, Czech painter and illustrator (d. 1957)
  • 1971
    Antoine Rigaudeau, French basketball player  
  • 1977
    Oxana Fedorova, Russian model, actress, and singer, Miss Universe 2002  
  • 1979
    Paul Smith, English footballer  
  • 1985
    Jeremy McKinnon, American singer-songwriter and producer (A Day to Remember)  

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December 18

  • 1911
    Jules Dassin, American-Greek actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2008)  
  • 1969
    Santiago Cañizares, Spanish footballer  
  • 1973
    Leila Arcieri, American actress and model  
  • 1975
    Sia, Australian singer-songwriter  
  • 1987
    Fernando Jara, Panamanian jockey  

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December 19

  • 1923
    Robert V. Bruce, American historian and author (d. 2008)  
  • 1966
    Robert MacNaughton, American actor  
  • 1967
    Frankie Lam, Hong Kong actor  
  • 1980
    Marla Sokoloff, American actress and singer  
  • 1986
    Zuzana Hejnová, Czech hurdler  

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December 20

  • 1926
    Otto Graf Lambsdorff, German lawyer and politician, German Federal Minister of Economics (d. 2009)  
  • 1931
    Terry Sanders, American director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1980
    Ashley Cole, English footballer  
  • 1983
    Chelsea Johnson, American pole vaulter  
  • 1998
    Ivett Tóth, Hungarian figure skater  

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December 21

  • 1933
    Denis E. Dillon, American jurist and politician (d. 2010)  
  • 1954
    Tsurutaro Kataoka, Japanese boxer, television personality, actor, and artist  
  • 1966
    Martin Bayfield, English rugby player, actor, and stuntman  
  • 1967
    Ervin Johnson, American basketball player  
  • 1994
    Eva Paalma, Estonian tennis player  

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December 22

  • 1819
    Pierre Ossian Bonnet, French mathematician and academic (d. 1892)
  • 1912
    Elias Degiannis, Greek commander (d. 1943)  
  • 1924
    Frank Corsaro, American actor and director  
  • 1930
    Ardalion Ignatyev, Russian sprinter (d. 1998)  
  • 1948
    Steve Garvey, American baseball player and sportscaster  

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December 23

  • 1750
    Frederick Augustus I of Saxony (d. 1827)
  • 1819
    Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate, Dutch poet and clergyman (d. 1889)
  • 1956
    Dave Murray, English guitarist and songwriter (Iron Maiden and Urchin)  
  • 1958
    Joan Severance, American model, actress, and producer  
  • 1988
    Thomai Apergi, Greek singer  

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December 24

  • 1927
    Mary Higgins Clark, American author  
  • 1928
    Lev Vlassenko, Georgian-Australian pianist and educator (d. 1996)  
  • 1929
    Philip Ziegler, English historian and author  
  • 1945
    Steve Smith, Canadian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter  
  • 1972
    Klaus Schnellenkamp, Chilean businessman and author  

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December 25

  • 1728
    Johann Adam Hiller, German composer and conductor (d. 1804)
  • 1856
    Hans von Bartels, German painter (d. 1913)
  • 1919
    Naushad Ali, Indian composer and director (d. 2006)  
  • 1932
    Mabel King, American actress and singer (d. 1999)  
  • 1938
    David Borden, American composer and academic  

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December 26

  • 1819
    E. D. E. N. Southworth, American author and educator (d. 1899)
  • 1872
    Norman Angell, English journalist, academic, and politician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)
  • 1953
    Henning Schmitz, German drummer (Kraftwerk)  
  • 1958
    Adrian Newey, English aerodynamicist and engineer  
  • 1963
    Lars Ulrich, Danish-American drummer, songwriter, and producer (Metallica)  

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December 27

  • 1809
    Alexandros Rizos Rangavis, Greek poet and politician, Foreign Minister of Greece (d. 1892)
  • 1930
    Marshall Sahlins, American anthropologist and academic  
  • 1939
    John Amos, American actor and producer  
  • 1974
    Tomáš Janků, Czech high jumper  
  • 1985
    Paul Stastny, Canadian-American ice hockey player  

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December 28

  • 1842
    Calixa Lavallée, Canadian-American lieutenant and composer (d. 1891)
  • 1934
    Rudi Faßnacht, German footballer and manager (d. 2000)  
  • 1962
    Abdi Bile, Somalian runner  
  • 1971
    Anita Doth, Dutch singer-songwriter (2 Unlimited and Ray & Anita)  
  • 1987
    Matthias Schwarz, German footballer  

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December 29

  • 765
    Ali al-Ridha, Saudi Arabian 8th of the Twelve Imams (d. 818)
  • 1947
    Cozy Powell, English drummer, songwriter, and producer (Emerson, Lake & Powell, The Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, and Black Sabbath) (d. 1998)  
  • 1958
    Nancy J. Currie, American colonel, engineer, and astronaut  
  • 1978
    Angelo Taylor, American hurdler and sprinter  
  • 1992
    Katsuhiro Suzuki, Japanese actor and model  

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December 30

  • 1673
    Ahmed III, Ottoman sultan (d. 1736)
  • 1938
    Mike Auldridge, American guitarist (The Seldom Scene and Chesapeake) (d. 2012)  
  • 1942
    Vladimir Bukovsky, Russian author and activist  
  • 1953
    Meredith Vieira, American journalist and game show host  
  • 1992
    Seo Yuna, South Korean singer (AOA)  

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December 31

  • 1954
    Alex Salmond, Scottish economist and politician, 4th First Minister of Scotland  
  • 1959
    Ron Bennington, American comedian and radio host  
  • 1977
    Donald Trump, Jr., American businessman  
  • 1982
    Luke Schenscher, Australian basketball player  
  • 1982
    The Rocket Summer, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer  

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