Famous People Born in December 1919

  • Dec 1 Anne Cox Chambers, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Dec 1 Ike Isaacs, Burnese-born jazz guitarist, born in born in Rangoon, Burma (d. 1996)
  • Dec 2 Michael Geoffrey Corcos, medical researcher
  • Dec 2 Robin Lee, American figure skater, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1997)
  • Dec 3 Charles Craig, opera singer
  • Dec 5 Victor Collin Matthews, businessman
  • Dec 6 Paul de Man, Belgian-born literary critic (d. 1983)
  • Dec 6 Jimmy Bivins [James], Hall of Fame heavyweight boxer, born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2012)
  • Dec 7 Ellen Stewart, actress/founder (La Mama Theatre Group)
  • Dec 8 Hans-Dieter Hosalla, composer
  • Dec 8 Moyssey Samuilovich Vaynberg, composer
  • Dec 8 Peter Tali Coleman, American politician (d. 1997)
  • Dec 9 William Lipscomb, American chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 10 Sven-Eric Emanuel Johanson, composer
  • Dec 10 Alexander Courage, American composer (d. 2008)
  • Dec 11 Marie Windsor, [Emily Marie Bertelson], Utah, American actress (Double Deal)
  • Dec 12 Olivia Barclay, English astrologer (d. 2001)
  • Dec 12 Dan DeCarlo, American cartoonist (d. 2001)
  • Dec 13 Hans-Joachim Marseille, German flying ace of World War II (d. 1942)
  • Dec 15 Ake Seyffarth, 10K speed skater (Olympic-gold-1948)
  • Dec 16 Manke Nelis, [Cornelis Pieters], Dutch folk vocalist (Small Yodel Boy)
  • Dec 19 Benedict Freedman, novelist and mathematician (Mrs Mike), born in New York City (d. 2012)
  • Dec 21 Gert Fredriksson, Sweden, 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)
  • Dec 23 Kenneth M. Taylor, American pilot (d. 2006)
  • Dec 23 Peggy Fortnum, British Illustrator (first to draw Paddington Bear), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Dec 25 Naushad Ali, Indian music director (d. 2006)
  • Dec 25 Paul David, French Canadian cardiologist, founder of the Montreal Heart Institute (d. 1999)
  • Dec 25 Noele Gordon, British actress (Crossroads), born in East Ham, London, (d. 1985)
  • Dec 28 Inocenti Carreno, composer
  • Dec 29 Pieter Terpstra, Dutch journalist/writer (De dei is forroun/Havank-T)
  • Dec 29 Roman Vlad, Romanian-born Italian composer, born in Cernauti, Romania (d. 2013)
  • Dec 30 David Willcocks, conductor and composer (Kings College choir), born in Newquay, Cornwall, (d. 2015)
  • Dec 30 Dick Spooner, England, cricket wicketkeeper (Godfrey Evans' shadow)
  • Dec 31 Tommy Byrne, American baseball player
  • Dec 31 Artur Fischer, German Inventor with more patents than Edison, born in Tumlingen, Baden-W├╝rttemberg (d. 2016)