Famous People Born in December 1921

  • Dec 1 Ralph Manza, actor (Banacek, Mama Malone, Newhart), born in San Francisco, California
  • Dec 3 Hans G Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (Eric the Viking)
  • Dec 3 Phyllis Curtin, American soprano (NYC Opera), born in Clarksburg, West Virginia (d. 2016)
  • Dec 4 Deanna Durbin, Winnipeg Manitoba, actress/vocalist (100 Men & a Girl), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 5 Alvy Moore, actor (Mr Kimball-Green Acres)
  • Dec 5 George Henderson, priest/politician
  • Dec 5 Peter Hansen, actor (Mr Parkson-Mr Novak, Gen Hospital), born in Oakland, California

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Dec 6 Otto Graham, American NFL Quarterback (Cleveland Browns), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 2003)

NFL Quarterback Otto Graham
NFL Quarterback
Otto Graham
  • Dec 6 Piero Piccioni, Italian musician and composer (d. 2004)
  • Dec 7 Arne Dorumsgaard, composer
  • Dec 7 Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian Hindu spiritual leader (BAPS), born in Chansad, Gujarat (d. 2016)
  • Dec 8 Terence Morgan, actor (Adv of Sir Francis Drake), born in London, England
  • Dec 8 Terence Weil, cellist/teacher
  • Dec 11 Maila Nurmi, Petsamo Finland, actress (Vampira)
  • Dec 15 Bobby Todd, US comic/actor (Original Sin)
  • Dec 19 Ludvik Podest, composer
  • Dec 21 James Tye, safety expert
  • Dec 21 Joan Dickson, British cellist and teacher, born in Edinburgh (d. 1994)
  • Dec 22 Hawkshaw Hawkins, country singer (Ozark Jubilee), born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • Dec 22 Robert Frank Kurka, composer
  • Dec 23 Gerald S O'Loughlin, American actor (Storefront Lawyer, Rookies, Wheels), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 24 Bill Dudley, NFL halfback (Pittsburgh, Detroit, Washington)
  • Dec 24 Gerard Thomas Victory, composer
  • Dec 25 Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist (d. 2000)

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Dec 26 Steve Allen, American comedian/TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • Dec 26 John Severin, Jersey City, New Jersey, comic book artist (Hulk, Mad Magazine), (d. 2012)
  • Dec 28 Eddy Doorenbos, Dutch vocalist/pianist/guitarist
  • Dec 28 Johnny Otis [Alexandres Veliotes], American R&B musician, producer and talent scout, born in Vallejo California
  • Dec 29 Dobrica Cosic, Serbian writer and President 1992-93), born in Velika Drenova, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2014)
  • Dec 29 Mala Powers, actress (Cyrano de Bergerac) [or 12/20/31], born in San Francisco, California
  • Dec 29 Robert C. Baker, Inventor of the chicken nugget (d. 2006)
  • Dec 30 Michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader
  • Dec 30 Rashid Karami, Lebanon, 10 time PM: 1955..87 of Lebanon
  • Dec 31 Lynn Compton, jurist (Sirhan Sirhan prosecutor) and commissioned officer (Easy Company, 101st Airborne), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2012)