Famous People Born in December 1945

  • Dec 1 John Densmore, LA, drummer (Doors-C'mon Light My Fire)
  • Dec 1 Ross Edwards, cricketer (Aussie middle-order bat of the 70's)

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Dec 1 Bette Midler, actress and singer (Beaches, Wind Beneath my Wings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Actress/Singer Bette Midler
Actress/Singer
Bette Midler
  • Dec 2 Alan "Froggy" Thomson, cricketer (Australian quickie 1970-71)
  • Dec 2 Penelope Spheeris, American film director
  • Dec 3 Laura Dean, Staten Island composer/choreographer (Drumming), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 4 Michael Gerzon, mathematician
  • Dec 4 Pam Higgins, LPGA golfer
  • Dec 4 Roberta Lynn Bondar, Ontario, astronaut (STS 42)
  • Dec 5 J W "Corkey" Fornof, stunt coordinator (Octopussy), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 5 Jocelyn, Italian entertainer
  • Dec 6 James Naughton, Middleton CT, actor (Stranger is Watching)
  • Dec 6 Larry Bowa, 2nd baseman (Phillies)
  • Dec 6 Dan Harrington, American poker player
  • Dec 6 Shekhar Kapur, Indian filmmaker
  • Dec 7 Marion Rung, Finnish singer
  • Dec 8 John Banville, Irish novelist and journalist
  • Dec 9 Michael Nouri, actor (Beacon Hill, Bay City Blues), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 9 Matti Mäntylä, Finnish actor
  • Dec 10 Eric Boom, Dutch guitarist/producer
  • Dec 11 Robert Pickett, rocker
  • Dec 12 Alan Ward, rock musician
  • Dec 12 Karl Edward Wagner, US, sci-fi author (Bloodstone, Night Winds)
  • Dec 12 Leslie Holbert, LPGA golfer
  • Dec 12 Susi Hush, English television producer, born in Thurgoland, Yorkshire (d. 1995)
  • Dec 12 Tony Williams, jazz musician
  • Dec 13 Kathy Garver, American actress
  • Dec 13 Brian McGuire, Australian racing driver, born in Melbourne (d. 1977)
  • Dec 15 Thaao Penghlis, actor (Mission Impossible, Tony-Days of Our Life)

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Dec 15 Michael King, New Zealand historian and author (Penguin History of New Zealand), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Historian and Author Michael King
Historian and Author
Michael King
  • Dec 16 Patti Deutsch, American actress and Match Game panelist
  • Dec 16 Bobby George, English professional darts player
  • Dec 16 Yukio Hattori, Japanese Iron Chef commentator
  • Dec 17 Christopher Cazenove, England, actor (Ben-Dynasty)
  • Dec 17 Ernie Hudson, Benton Harbor MI, actor (Ghostbusters, Weeds)
  • Dec 17 Chris Matthews, American journalist
  • Dec 17 Jacqueline Wilson, English author
  • Dec 18 Birenda Bir Bikram, King of Nepal (1972- )
  • Dec 18 Carolyn Wood, US, 4 X 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • Dec 19 Elaine Joyce, actress (City of Angels, Mr Merlin), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dec 19 John McEuen, rocker (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
  • Dec 20 Peter Criss [George Peter John Criscuola], American drummer and singer (Kiss), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 21 Doug Walters, cricketer (Aussie batting genius 1965-81 Extrovert)
  • Dec 21 Millie Hughes-Fulford, Wells Tx, astronaut (STS 40)
  • Dec 22 Diane Sawyer, newscaster (60 Minutes, ABC Prime Time), born in Glasgow, Kentucky
  • Dec 22 Joris J C Voorhoeve, Dutch Defense minister (1994-, VVD)
  • Dec 22 Marianne van Wijnkoop, [Bosscher], Dutch actress (Les Miserables)
  • Dec 23 Georges Aperghis, composer
  • Dec 23 Richard C Wohlhuter, 800m runner (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • Dec 23 Ronald Bushy, rocker (Iron Butterfly-Ina gada davida)
  • Dec 24 Lemmy [Ian Kilminster], heavy metal musician (Motorhead), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (d. 2015)
  • Dec 24 Nicholas Meyer, director (Star Trek II Wrath of Khan)
  • Dec 25 Rick Berman, [Richard], televison producer (Star Trek Generations), born in New York
  • Dec 25 Gary Sandy, actor (Andy-WKRP in Cincinnati), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Dec 25 Ken "The Snake" Stabler, NFL quarterback (Oak Raiders, Super Bowl XI), born in Foley, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • Dec 25 Noel Redding, rocker (The Jimi Hendrix Experience-Purple Haze)
  • Dec 25 Steve Mancha, [Clyde Wilson], US singer/songwriter (Too Many Cooks)
  • Dec 25 Mike Pringle, Scottish politician
  • Dec 26 John Walsh, activist/TV host (America's Most Wanted)
  • Dec 28 Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Deva, King of Nepal (1972- )
  • Dec 28 Dwight Bement, rocker (Gary Puckett & Union Gap-Young Girl)
  • Dec 28 Max Hastings, British editor-in-chief (Daily Telegraph)
  • Dec 28 Mike Gibbons, American rocker (Bo Donaldson & the Heywoods-Billy Don't be a Hero), (d. 2016)
  • Dec 29 Adje Roland, Dutch disc-jockey

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Dec 30 Davy Jones, singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville), born in Manchester, England (d. 2012)

Singer Davy Jones
Singer
Davy Jones
  • Dec 30 John Kevin Moorhouse, test pilot
  • Dec 30 Preston Andrew Trombly, composer
  • Dec 30 Concetta Tomei, American actress
  • Dec 30 Vernon Wells, Australian actor
  • Dec 31 Claude D Marks, Buenos Aires Argent, FALN member (FBI most wanted)