Famous People Born in December 1949

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Dec 1 Pablo Escobar, Colombian drug lord, born in Rionegro, Colombia (d. 1993)

Colombian Drug Lord Pablo Escobar
Colombian Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar
  • Dec 1 Sebastián Piñera, Chilean businessman and presidential candidate
  • Dec 2 Ron Raines, Teax City, Texas, actor (Guiding Light)
  • Dec 3 Christopher John Seward, aid worker
  • Dec 3 Heather Menzies, actress (Jessica-Logan's Run), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Dec 3 Mickey Thomas, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)

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Dec 4 Jeff Bridges, actor (Stay Hungry, Against All Odds), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Dec 4 Mary Bea Porter-King, LPGA golfer (1975 Golf Inns Classic), born in Everett, Washington
  • Dec 4 Pamela Stephenson, New Zealand-born Australian actress (Superman 3, Sat Night Live)
  • Dec 5 Bruce E Melnick, American Cmdr USCG/astronaut (STS 41, STS 49), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 5 Lanny [Jerry Lanston] Wadkins PGA golfer (1972 Sahara), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Dec 5 Lewis Arlt, actor (Littlest Victims, Ken-Another World), born in Kingston, New York
  • Dec 5 Ray Comfort, New Zealand evangelist
  • Dec 6 Peter Willey, cricketer (England batsman late 70's early 80's)
  • Dec 6 Linda Creed, American songwriter (d. 1986)
  • Dec 6 Doug Marlette, American editorial cartoonist (d. 2007)
  • Dec 7 Tom Waits, California, rocker/song writer (Blue Valentine)
  • Dec 8 Mary Gordon, US, author
  • Dec 8 Ray Shulman, British musician, born in Portsmouth
  • Dec 8 Robert Sternberg, Proposed the Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
  • Dec 9 Thomas O Kite Jr, PGA golfer (1978 BC Open, Crosby 1983), born in Austin, Texas
  • Dec 9 Nando Parrado, Uruguayan plane crash survivor
  • Dec 10 Linda Galloway, LPGA golfer
  • Dec 12 Ricardo Luis Carreras, American bantamweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1972), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 12 Bill Nighy, English actor
  • Dec 13 Nana Alexandria, USSR, International Woman's Chess Grandmaster (1976)
  • Dec 13 R[oberta] A[nn] MacAvoy, US, sci-fi author (Damiano's Lute, Raphael)
  • Dec 13 Randy Owen, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
  • Dec 13 Tom Verlaine, [Miller], Mt Morris NJ, rock vocalist (Television)
  • Dec 13 Walter "Clyde" Owen, rocker
  • Dec 13 Paula Wilcox, English actress
  • Dec 14 Bill Buckner, California, 1st baseman, error cost Red Sox 1986 world series
  • Dec 14 Cliff Williams, Australian rock bassist (AC/DC-Highway to Hell), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Dec 15 Don Johnson, Flatt Creek, Missouri, American actor (Miami Vice, Nash Bridges)
  • Dec 15 Ton [Teunis] Sijbrands, Dutch world checkers champion
  • Dec 15 Adrian Belew, American musician (King Crimson), born in Covington, Kentucky
  • Dec 16 Billy Gibbons, American jazz-rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 17 Paul Rodgers, Engl, rocker (Bad Company-Feel Like Makin Love, Firm)
  • Dec 17 Sotiris Kaiafas, Cypriot footballer
  • Dec 18 Joni Flynn, Assam India, actress (Octopussy)
  • Dec 19 Claudia A Kolb, American 200m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-silver-1964)
  • Dec 19 Lenny White, American jazz drummer (Chick Corea's Return to Forever), born in New York City
  • Dec 19 Nancy Kyes, American actress
  • Dec 19 Sebastian, Danish musician
  • Dec 20 Claudia Jennings, [Mary Ellen Chestrerton], Minn, playmate (Nov, 1969)
  • Dec 20 Soumaïla Cissé, Malian politician
  • Dec 20 Cecil Cooper, American baseball player
  • Dec 21 Nikolaos Sifounakis, Greek politician

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Dec 22 Maurice Gibb, English rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2003)

Guitarist of the Bee Gees Maurice Gibb
Guitarist of the Bee Gees
Maurice Gibb
  • Dec 22 Michael Osborne, rock guitarist/vocalist (Axe)

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Dec 22 Robin Gibb, English rocker (Bee Gees-Saturday Night Fever), born in Douglas, Isle of Man (d. 2012)

Singer-songwriter Robin Gibb
Singer-songwriter
Robin Gibb
  • Dec 23 Luther Grosvenor, rocker (Spooky Tooth)
  • Dec 23 Wally Edwards, cricketer (three Tests Australia v England 1974)
  • Dec 24 Cameron Seward, LPGA golfer
  • Dec 24 Randy Neugebauer, American politician
  • Dec 24 Warwick Brown, Australian racing driver
  • Dec 25 Dan Pastorini, NFL QB (Raiders) [or May 26]

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Dec 25 Sissy Spacek, American Actress (Carrie, Badlands, Coal Miner's Daughter), born in Quitman, Texas

Actress Sissy Spacek
Actress
Sissy Spacek
  • Dec 25 Simone Bittencourt de Oliveira, Singer and icon of the Brazilian music
  • Dec 25 Joe Louis Walker, American musician
  • Dec 26 Ira Newborn, American orchestra leader (Manhattan Transfer), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 26 José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor, Nobel laureate
  • Dec 29 Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)
  • Dec 30 Bruce Davidson, equestrian 3-day (Olympics-silver-96)
  • Dec 30 Jim Flaherty, Canadian politician, Minister of Finance (2006-2014), born in Lachine, Quebec (d. 2014)
  • Dec 31 Ellen Datlow, American editor
  • Dec 31 Susan Shwartz, American writer