Famous People Born in December 1936

  • Dec 2 Peter Michael Braun, composer
  • Dec 4 Larry Davis, blues singer/guitarist
  • Dec 5 James Lee Burke, American writer
  • Dec 6 Kenneth Copeland, American televangelist
  • Dec 6 David Ossman, American writer and comedian (The Firesign Theatre), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Dec 7 Martha Layne Collins, Baghdad Ky, (Gov-D-Ky)
  • Dec 8 David Carradine, actor (Kung Fu, Mean Streets, Kill Bill V.1 & 2), born in Hollywood, California
  • Dec 8 Peter Parfitt, cricketer (fine England batsman of the 1960's)
  • Dec 8 W S "Buster" Farrer, cricketer (South African Test batsman 1962-64)
  • Dec 8 Brad Jurjens, Estonia, director (The Bank Job)
  • Dec 11 Hans van den Broek, Dutch foreign minister (-1992)
  • Dec 11 Taku Yamasaki, Japanese politician
  • Dec 12 Bengt Emil Johnson, composer
  • Dec 12 Iolanda Balas, Romania, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Dec 13 Karim Aga Khan, leader of the Nizari Ismailis, prince and billionaire
  • Dec 13 J. C. Martin, American baseball player
  • Dec 14 Robert Alan Ridley Parker, American PhD/astronaut (STS 9, STS 35), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 16 Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Dec 17 Tommy Steele [Thomas Hicks], English pop singer, 1st British Rock and Roll star, born in London
  • Dec 17 Frank Martinus Arion, [F Efraim M], Antilles, writer (Double Play)
  • Dec 17 Roland Sheldon, pitcher (NY Yankees)

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Dec 17 Pope Francis [Jorge Mario Bergoglio], Catholic Pope (2013-) 1st Jesuit pope, 1st from the Americas and 1st non-European pope since Syrian Gregory III in 741, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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  • Dec 18 Malcolm Kirk, English professional wrestler (d. 1987)
  • Dec 19 Marian McKnight, Miss America 1957
  • Dec 22 Hector Elizondo, actor (American Gigolo, Young Doctors in Love), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 22 James Burke, British science historian and broadcaster (Connections), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 22 Wojciech Frykowski, Polish actor (d. 1969)
  • Dec 23 Bobby Ross, NFL coach (San Diego Chargers)
  • Dec 23 Claude Albert Coppens, composer
  • Dec 23 Frederic Forrest, Waxahachie TX, actor (Music Box, Lonesone Dove)
  • Dec 23 James Stacy [ Maurice William Elias], American actor (Lancer), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • Dec 25 Alexandra HEOC, English princess/daughter of Sir Angus Ogilvy
  • Dec 25 Ismail Merchant, producer (Householder), born in Mumbai, India
  • Dec 26 Kitty Dukakis, substance abuser/wife of Michael (Gov-Mass)
  • Dec 27 Lee Salk, doctor (CBS TV)
  • Dec 27 Phil Sharpe, English cricketer (12 Tests), born in Shipley, West Yorkshire (d. 2014)
  • Dec 28 Jacques Mesrine, French criminal (d. 1979)
  • Dec 28 Lawrence Schiller, American journalist

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Dec 29 Ray Nitschke, American NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers), born in Elmwood Park, Illinois (d. 1998)

NFL Middle Linebacker Ray Nitschke
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  • Dec 29 Vitaly Alexeyevich Godzyatsky, composer

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Dec 29 Mary Tyler Moore, American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Ordinary People), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)