Famous People Born in December 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 1 Gordon Crosse, Bury Lancashire England, composer (Grace of Todd)
  • Dec 1 Chuck Low, American actor
  • Dec 1 Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, 6th President of Latvia
  • Dec 2 Brian Lumley, England, sci-fi author (Compleat Crow, Psychomech)
  • Dec 3 Bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500)
  • Dec 3 Stephen Rubin, English attorney, shoe manufacturer (Reebok, Adidas)
  • Dec 3 Binod Bihari Verma, Indian linguist
  • Dec 4 Max Baer Jr, American actor (Jethro-Beverly Hillbillies), born in Oakland, California
  • Dec 4 Donnelly Rhodes, Canadian actor (Da Vinci's Inquest, Danger Bay), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2018)
  • Dec 6 Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian footballer (d. 2006)
  • Dec 7 Thad Cochran, American politician (U.S. Senator from Mississippi), born in Pontotoc, Mississippi
  • Dec 8 James MacArthur, actor (Danny Williams-Hawaii 5-0), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 8 Jan van Houwelingen, Dutch undersecretary of Defense (CDA)
  • Dec 8 Arne Næss Jr., Norwegian mountain climber and businessman (d. 2004)
  • Dec 9 Darwin Joston, American actor (d. 1998)
  • Dec 10 Don Bies, American PGA golfer (1975 Sammy Davis Jr), born in Cottonwood, Idaho

  • Dec 10 Don Sebesky, American orchestra leader (Jimmy Dean Show), born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey
  • Dec 11 Adriaan Vlok, South African politician (Minister of Law & Order (1986-91), born in Sutherland, South Africa
  • Dec 11 Jim Harrison, American poet and novelist (Legends of the Fall), born in Grayling, Michigan (d. 2016)
  • Dec 12 Connie Francis [Concetta Franconero], American singer and actress (Where the Boys Are), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 12 Buford Pusser, American sheriff of McNairy County, Tennessee, born in Finger, Tennessee (d. 1974)
  • Dec 13 Rob Houwer, Dutch director and producer and actor (OK, Professor Columbus), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Dec 15 John [Thomas] Sladek, American sci-fi author (Tik-Tok, Bugs)
  • Dec 15 Karen Morrow, American actress (The Boy in the Plastic bubble, Ladies' Man), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 16 Jim Glaser, Spalding Neb, singer (Glaser Bros-Getting to Me Again)
  • Dec 16 Joe Farrell, American jazz saxophonist, born in Chicago Heights, Illinois, (d. 1986)
  • Dec 16 Joyce Bulifant, American actress (Marie- The Mary Tyler Moore Show), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • Dec 16 Edward Ruscha, American artist (Pop Art), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Dec 17 Art Neville, vocalist (Neville Brothers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Dec 17 Kerry Packer, Australian businessman (d. 2005)
  • Dec 17 John Kennedy Toole, American novelist (d. 1969)
  • Dec 17 Calvin Waller, US Army general (d. 1996)

Person of interestJane Fonda

Dec 21 Jane Fonda, American actress (Barbarella, Klute, 9 to 5), born in NYC, New York

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  • Dec 21 Donald F. Munson, American politician (former Maryland Senator), born in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Dec 23 Karol Joseph Bobko, American Col USAF/astronaut (STS 6, STS 51D, STS 51J), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 24 Félix Miéli Venerando, Brazilian football player, born in São Paulo, Brazil (d. 2012)
  • Dec 25 O'Kelly Isley, singer (Isley Brothers-Twist & Shout), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dec 26 John Horton Conway, British mathematician
  • Dec 26 Jay Heimowitz, American poker player
  • Dec 28 Ratan Tata, Indian industrialist
  • Dec 29 Barbara Steele, English actress (Black Sunday, 8½), born in Birkenhead, Cheshire
  • Dec 30 John Hartford, American country singer (Gentle on My Mind), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 30 Paul Stookey, singer and musician (Peter, Paul, & Mary), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dec 30 Gordon Banks, English footballer

Person of interestAnthony Hopkins

Dec 31 Anthony Hopkins, Welsh actor (Elephant Man, QB VII, Magic, Bounty), born in Port Talbot, Glamorgan, Wales

  • Dec 31 Nicolas Born, German writer, born in Duisburg (d. 1979)
  • Dec 31 Avram Hershko, Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry, born in Karcag, Hungary

About December 1937

How Old? 81 years old
Generation: Traditionalist or Silent Generation

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius