Famous People Born in December 1929

  • Dec 1 David Doyle, American actor (Charlie's Angels, Rugrats), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Dec 1 Alan Mouncer, film director/producer
  • Dec 1 Dick Shawn, actor (Producers, Maid to Order, Angel), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Dec 1 Emily McLaughlin, White Plains NY, actress (Jessie-General Hospital)
  • Dec 1 Leon Biriotti, composer
  • Dec 2 Harvey Phillips, Aurora Missouri, tubist (NYC Ballet Orch)
  • Dec 2 Jaap Boersma, Dutch minister for Social Affairs (ARP)
  • Dec 2 Lowell North, yachtsman (Olympic-Gold-1968), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Dec 3 Clarence Ford, sax player
  • Dec 3 Paul Harris Turok, composer
  • Dec 3 Werner Rackwitz, German musicologist (Handel-Renaissance)
  • Dec 6 King Moody, actor (Shtarker-Get Smart), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 6 Mark Kopytman, composer
  • Dec 6 Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Austrian conductor (Early Music Movement), born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • Dec 6 Frank Springer, American comics artist
  • Dec 6 Alain Tanner, Swiss filmmaker
  • Dec 8 Goffredo Parise, writer

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Dec 9 Bob Hawke, Bordertown, South Australia, 23rd Australian Prime Minister (1983-91) and Leader of the Labor Party

23rd Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke
23rd Australian Prime Minister
Bob Hawke
  • Dec 9 John Cassavetes, actor (Dirty Dozen, Rosemary's Baby), born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • Dec 9 Michel Fano, French composer, born in Paris
  • Dec 9 Robert J L Hawke, (Lab), PM Australia (1983-91)
  • Dec 11 S P "Fergie" Gupte, cricketer (brilliant Indian leg-spinner)
  • Dec 12 Doug Ford, cricket wicket-keeper (successful NSW of 50's)
  • Dec 12 John Osborne, England, playwright (Look Back in Anger, Luther-TONY 1964)
  • Dec 12 Toshiko Akiyoshi, Japanese musician
  • Dec 13 Albert Paulsen, Guayaquil Ecuador, actor (Doctors' Hospital)

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Dec 13 Christopher Plummer, Canadian actor (Sound of Music, Doll's House), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • Dec 14 Ron Nelson, American composer, born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Dec 15 Keith Andrew, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 2 Tests 1954-63)
  • Dec 16 Ian Board, British barkeeper (the Colony Room), born in Devon (d.1994)
  • Dec 16 Nicholas Courtney, English actor

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Dec 17 William Safire, political columnist (NY Times)/speech writer (Nixon), (d. 2009)

American Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter William Safire
American Political Columnist & Presidential Speechwriter
William Safire
  • Dec 18 Gino Cimoli, American baseball player
  • Dec 19 Herman T M Lauxtermann, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
  • Dec 19 Howard Sackler, American screenwriter (d. 1982)
  • Dec 20 Milan Panic, premier of little Yugoslavia
  • Dec 21 Jack Philip Cannon, composer
  • Dec 22 Jan Wiegel, director/producer (Classroom of Anne Frank, Myrada)
  • Dec 22 Wazir Mohammad, cricketer (eldest of Pakistan's 4 Mohammed brothers)
  • Dec 23 Dick Weber, pro bowler (16, 300 games)
  • Dec 23 Chet Baker, American jazz trumpet player (d. 1988)
  • Dec 24 Noel Da Costa, composer
  • Dec 25 Bill Horton, doo-wop singer (The Silhouettes-Get a Job), born in Hickory, North Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Dec 25 Chris Kenner, R&B singer (I Like it Like That), born in Kenner, Louisiana (d. 1976)
  • Dec 25 Irish McCalla, Pawnee City Neb, actress (Sheena Queen of Jungle)
  • Dec 25 Stuart Hall, British radio and television presenter
  • Dec 26 RĂ©gine, French singer and nightclub owner
  • Dec 28 Maarten Schmidt, Neth/US astronomer (quasars)
  • Dec 28 Owen Bieber, United Auto Workers president

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Dec 28 Terry Sawchuk, Winnipeg Manitoba, NHL goaltender (Redwings, Bruins, Maple Leaf, Rangers)

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk
  • Dec 30 Barbara Nichols, Jamaica NY, actress (Dear Heart, Disorderly Orderly)
  • Dec 30 Bob Bouma, Dutch TV host (For a Postcard in the Front Row)
  • Dec 30 Rosalind Hurley, British physician, barrister, ethicist and writer (d. 2004)
  • Dec 31 Mies Bouman, Dutch TV hostess (Open the Village)
  • Dec 31 Peter May, English cricketer (dashing batsman of 50's), born in Reading (d. 1994)
  • Dec 31 Sidney Greenbaum, grammarian