Famous People Born in December 1889

  • Dec 4 Buck Jones, [Charles F Gebhart], US actor (War Horse)
  • Dec 4 Isabel Randolph, IL, actress (Fuller Brush Girl, Our Miss Brooks)
  • Dec 7 Heathcote Dicken Statham, composer
  • Dec 8 W Hervey Allen, US writer/poet (Anthony Adverse)
  • Dec 9 John P "Hannes" Kolehmainen, Finnish long-distance runner (Olympic gold 1912)
  • Dec 10 Ray Collins, actor (Homecoming, Good Sam, Rose Marie), born in Sacramento, California
  • Dec 11 Paul Kornfeld, Czech playwright, born in Prague (d. 1942)
  • Dec 11 Walter Knott, American farmer (d. 1981)
  • Dec 12 Vaclav Stepan, composer
  • Dec 13 Clarence Loomis, composer
  • Dec 20 Bozidar Sirola, composer
  • Dec 21 Sewall Wright, American biologist (d. 1988)
  • Dec 22 Mikha`il Na'imah, Lebanon, playwright
  • Dec 22 Minor Watson, Marianna AR, actor (Woman of the Year, Viva Cisco Kid)
  • Dec 24 Vladimir Sokoloff, Moscow Russia, actor (Road to Morocco)
  • Dec 28 Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau
  • Dec 30 Georg von der Vring, German painter/writer (Soldier Suhren)