Famous People Born in December 1933

  • Dec 1 Fujiko F. Fujio, Japanese cartoon artist (d. 1996)
  • Dec 1 Lou Rawls, American vocalist (Dean Martin's Golddigers, Natural Man), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2006)
  • Dec 1 Violetta Verdy, French ballerina and teacher, born in Pont-l'AbbĂ©, Brittany (d. 2016)
  • Dec 2 Michael Larrabee, American athlete (d. 2003)
  • Dec 2 K. Veeramani, Indian anti-caste activist
  • Dec 3 Paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 4 Horst Buchholz, actor (Magnificent 7, Raid on Entebbe), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Dec 5 Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer/music educator
  • Dec 5 Edward Daly, Irish Bishop "Bloody Sunday" priest, born in Belleek, County Fermanagh (d. 2016)
  • Dec 6 Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, composer
  • Dec 6 Jim Pothecary, cricketer (South African pace bowler on 1960 England tour)
  • Dec 8 Flip Wilson, [Clerow], comedian (Flip Wilson Show), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Dec 9 Milt Campbell, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1956), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • Dec 9 Orville Moody, Chickasha OK, PGA golfer (1969 US Open)
  • Dec 10 Grenville Alabaster, cricketer (NZ tourist to Aust 1973-74)
  • Dec 10 Mako, Japanese-born American actor (d. 2006)
  • Dec 10 Larry Morris, NFL Linebacker (NFL 1960s All-Decade Team), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • Dec 11 Earnest P van Altena, author/interpreter (Chansons van Earnest)
  • Dec 11 Aquilino Pimentel, Jr., Filipino politician
  • Dec 14 Leo N Wright, US saxophonist (I left my heart in SF)
  • Dec 15 Jesse Belvin, Texarkana Arkansas, rock vocalist (Mr Easy)
  • Dec 15 Tim Conway, Willoughby Oh, comic (McHale's Navy, Carol Burnett Show)
  • Dec 17 Bruce Morrison, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1963)
  • Dec 17 Paul Snoek, [Edm Schietekat], Belgian poet
  • Dec 18 Arthur Leigh Allen, Suspected Zodiac serial killer (d. 1992)
  • Dec 19 Cicely Tyson, Harlem actress (Roots, Miss Jane Pittman), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 19 Kevan Gosper, Australian athlete
  • Dec 20 Gordon Getty, son and heir of J. Paul Getty, born in Los Angeles
  • Dec 20 Rik Van Looy, Belgian cyclist (world champion, 1961)
  • Dec 20 Jean Carnahan, U.S. Senator
  • Dec 21 Huib Eversdijk, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • Dec 21 Jackie Hendriks, cricketer (West Indian wicket-keeper of 60's)
  • Dec 21 Miklos Kocsar, composer
  • Dec 23 Akihito, emperor of Japan (1989- )
  • Dec 26 Ugly Dave Gray, Australian television personality
  • Dec 26 Caroll Spinney, American puppeteer (Big Bird on Sesame Street), born in Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Dec 28 Jack Perkins, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday, NBC Magazine), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dec 28 John Y. Brown, Jr., American politician
  • Dec 29 Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist
  • Dec 31 Edward Bunker, American author and actor (d. 2005)
  • Dec 31 Chryssa Vardea-Mavromichali, Athens Greece, Greek American artist