Famous People Born in December 1951

  • Dec 1 Alexander Panayotov Aleksandrov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-5)
  • Dec 1 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report-Word of Mouth), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
  • Dec 1 Treat Williams, Rowayton CT, actor (Flashpoint, Hair)
  • Dec 2 Adrian Devine, American baseball pitcher
  • Dec 3 Danger Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Dec 3 James Turner Brewer, Maywood Ill, basketball player (Oly-silver-1972)
  • Dec 3 Mike Stock, rocker (Stock, Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
  • Dec 3 Rick Mears, Indy-car racer (over 25 wins)
  • Dec 3 Riki Chosyu, [Mitsuo Yoshida], wrestler (NJPW/All-Japan)
  • Dec 3 Ray Candy, American professional wrestler, born in Decatur, Georgia (d. 1994)
  • Dec 3 John and Greg Rice, American twin actors
  • Dec 3 Nicky Stevens, British singer (Brotherhood of Man)
  • Dec 4 Gary Rossington, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rossington-Collins Band)
  • Dec 4 Patricia Wettig, actress (Nancy Weston-30 Something), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dec 5 Morgan Brittany, [Suzanne Cupito], actress (Katherine-Dallas), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 5 Thomas Warren Purtzer, PGA golfer (1977 Glen Campbell), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Dec 5 Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven, Belgian artist
  • Dec 6 Gerry Francis, English footballer and manager
  • Dec 7 Henk Temming, Dutch vocalist/keyboardist (Good Cause)
  • Dec 8 Bill Bryson, American author
  • Dec 8 Jan Eggum, Norwegian singer-songwriter
  • Dec 10 Johnny Rodriquez, American actor (Nashville Girl, La Bamba Party)
  • Dec 10 Ellen Nikolaysen, Norwegian singer
  • Dec 11 Robert Cochran, Claremont Vt, skier (Olympics-1972)
  • Dec 12 Caren Kaye, American actress (My Tutor, Blansky's Beauties), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 12 Steven Alan Hawley, Ottawa Ks, PhD/ast (STS 41-D, 61-C, 31, 82)
  • Dec 13 Robert Lindsay, Ilketson England, actor (Strike it Rich, King Lear)
  • Dec 14 Jan Timman, Dutch chess player
  • Dec 15 Joe Jordan, Scottish soccer star
  • Dec 15 Ken Knox, rock vocalist (Chairmen of the Board)
  • Dec 16 Robben Ford, American guitarist
  • Dec 17 Tatyana Kazankina, USSR, middle distance runner (Olympics-gold-1976)
  • Dec 17 Wanda Hutchison, rocker
  • Dec 18 Andrew S Thomas, Adelaide Australia, PhD/astronaut (STS 77, STS 89/91)
  • Dec 18 Candice Rialson, actress (Chatterbox), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Dec 19 Fred W Leslie, Ancon Panama, PhD/astronaut (STS 73)
  • Dec 20 Gilbert Montagné, French musician
  • Dec 20 Peter May, Scottish novelist and scriptwriter
  • Dec 22 Charles de Lint, Canadian sci-fi author (Moonhear, Mulengro, Yarrow), born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • Dec 22 Gerald Grosvenor, English 6th Duke of Westminster and wealthy landowner, born in Omagh, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • Dec 22 Jan Stephenson, Australian golfer (LPGA Rookie of Year-1974), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Dec 23 Johnny Contardo, singer (Sha Na Na)
  • Dec 23 Anthony Phillips, English musician (founding member of Genesis), born in London
  • Dec 24 Johnny Contardo, rocker (Sha Na Na-Shannon)
  • Dec 24 John D'Acquisto, baseball player
  • Dec 25 Ria Thielsch, Dutch singer (Luv)
  • Dec 26 Richard Skinner, British DJ
  • Dec 27 William Waldorf 4th viscount Astor/English large landowner
  • Dec 27 Ernesto Zedillo, President of Mexico
  • Dec 28 Ken Pope, American NFL player, born Galverton, Texas
  • Dec 28 Ian Buruma, Anglo-Dutch scholar and writer on Japan and the Far East.
  • Dec 29 Laurel Masse, Holland Mich, jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Operator)
  • Dec 29 Yvonne Elliman, US actress/singer (I Don't Know How to Love Him)
  • Dec 29 Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (d. 2007)
  • Dec 30 Nancy LaMott, American singer, born in Midland, Michigan (d. 1995)
  • Dec 30 Doug Allder, English footballer
  • Dec 31 Fermin Goytisolo, rocker (KC & Sunshine Band-Give It)
  • Dec 31 Michael Allen Bantom, basketball player (Olympic silver 1972), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 31 Tom Hamilton, Colorado Springs Co, rock bassist (Aerosmith-Dream On)