Famous People Born in December 1943

  • Dec 1 Nicholas Peter Negroponte, American founder/director (Media Lab at MIT), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Dec 2 David Munden, British drummer (The Tremeloes), born in Essex
  • Dec 2 Wayne Allard, American politician
  • Dec 3 Valerie Perrine, actress (Slaughterhouse 5), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Dec 4 Patti Chandler, California, actress (Bikini Beach)
  • Dec 5 Eva Joly, Norwegian-born French magistrate
  • Dec 6 Mike Smith, rocker/pianist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over), born in London, England
  • Dec 7 Göran Lennmarker, Swedish politician
  • Dec 7 Bernard C. Parks, Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department
  • Dec 7 James Tate, American poet (Pulitzer Prize 1992), born in Kansas City Missouri (d. 2015)
  • Dec 8 Mary Woronov, Brooklyn Hgts NY, actress (Eating Raoul, Terror Vision)
  • Dec 8 Michael Unger, English editor-in-chief (Evening News, Manchester)

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Dec 8 Jim Morrison, American poet and singer (The Doors), born in Melbourne, Florida (d. 1971)

Rocker Jim Morrison
Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • Dec 9 Kenny Vance, American musician and producer (Jay and the Americans, The Planotones), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 10 Jessica Cleaves, rocker
  • Dec 10 Theodore Wilson, American actor (That's My Mama, Sanford Arms), born in NYC, New York

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Dec 11 John Kerry, US Secretary of State (2013-17) and 2004 presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, born in Aurora, Colorado

US Secretary of State John Kerry
US Secretary of State
John Kerry
  • Dec 12 Dave Munden, rock drummer (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)
  • Dec 12 Dickey Betts, guitarist (Allman Bros-Ramblin' Man), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Dec 12 Grover Washington Jr, jazz artist (Mr Magic)
  • Dec 12 Mike Smith, rock musician
  • Dec 13 Arturo Ripstein, director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot)
  • Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, baseball pitcher (Red Sox)
  • Dec 13 Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor (d. 2002)
  • Dec 14 Frank Allen, rock vocalist (Searchers-Needles & Pins)
  • Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Dec 15 Kathleen Blanco, American politician
  • Dec 15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist
  • Dec 16 Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies)
  • Dec 16 Steven Bochco, prod (Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue)
  • Dec 17 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire (d. 2009)
  • Dec 17 William Brooks, composer
  • Dec 17 Ron Geesin, Scottish musician and composer
  • Dec 18 Alan Rudolph, actor (Endangers Species, Love at Large, Made in Heaven)
  • Dec 18 Bobby Keys, American saxophonist, born in Slaton, Texas (d. 2014)
  • Dec 18 Keith Richards, England, rock guitarist (Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar)
  • Dec 19 William De Vries, surgeon-inventor (Symbion artifical heart), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 19 Ross M. Lence, American political scientist (d. 2006)
  • Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Dec 19 Sam Kelly [Roger Michael Kelly], English actor ('Allo 'Allo!, Porridge), born in Manchester, England (d. 2014)
  • Dec 20 Angel Tompkins, Albany California, actress (Gloria-Search) [or 12/29/49]
  • Dec 21 Albert Lee, English guitarist, born in Lingen, Herefordshire
  • Dec 21 Jack Nance, actor (Rubbed Out)
  • Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player
  • Dec 21 André Arthur. Quebec radio host
  • Dec 22 Paul Wolfowitz, American politician
  • Dec 23 Derek Small, rocker (Spinal Tap)
  • Dec 23 Harry Shearer, actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor/director (One Evening at Eva)
  • Dec 23 Ross Edwards, composer

  • Dec 23 Silvia Sommerlath, German wife of King Carl XVI of Sweden (1973- )
  • Dec 23 Stephen Wallace, director (For Love Affair, Hunger, Mail Order Bride)
  • Dec 23 Mikhail Gromov, Russian-born mathematician
  • Dec 23 Elizabeth Hartman, American actress (d. 1987)
  • Dec 24 Christiane Schmidtmer, Heidelberg Germany, actress (Ship of Fools)
  • Dec 24 Tatton Sykes, English baron/large landowner
  • Dec 24 Tarja Halonen, President of Finland
  • Dec 24 Suzy Menkes, British fashion journalist (International Herald Tribune, Vogue), born in Beaconsfield
  • Dec 25 Hanna Schygulla, Katowice Silesia, actress (Love is Colder than Death)
  • Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, cricketer (brother of Geoff, NZ lefty spinner 1969-77)
  • Dec 25 Ravish Malhotra, India cosmonaut (Soyuz T-11 backup)
  • Dec 25 Trevor Lucas, rocker (Fairport Convention)
  • Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver
  • Dec 27 Cokie Roberts, newscaster (ABC-TV)
  • Dec 27 Dave Rowberry, Newcastle, rocker (Animals)
  • Dec 27 Joan Manuel Serrat, Spanish musician
  • Dec 28 Bobby Comstock, rocker
  • Dec 28 David Peterson, premier of Ontario Canada (L) (1982- ), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 28 Oscar D Dhlomo, South African sect-gen of Inkatha (1978-90)
  • Dec 28 Richard Whiteley, British television presenter (d. 2005)
  • Dec 29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch traffic minister (19..-94)
  • Dec 30 Rolf Gehlhaar, composer
  • Dec 31 Peter Quaife, English rock bassist (the Kinks - Long Tall Sally), born in Tavistock, Devon (d. 2010)

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Dec 31 Ben Kingsley, English actor (Gandhi, Betrayal), born in Scarborough, England

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Dec 31 John Denver, American country singer (Rocky Mt High, "thank god he's a country boy"), born in Roswell, New Mexico (d. 1997)

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver
  • Dec 31 Pete Qualfe, English rocker (The Kinks), born in Tavistock, Devon (d. 2010)