Famous People Born in December 1946

  • Dec 1 (Raymond) "Gilbert" O'Sullivan, Irish singer-songwriter ("Alone Again Naturally"), born in Waterford, Ireland
  • Dec 1 Ho-Jun Li, North Korean shooter (Olympic gold 50m rifle 1972; DPR Korea first Olympic gold), born in North Korea

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace (1946-1997)

Dec 2 Italian fashion designer (Versace), born in Reggio Calabria, Italy

  • Dec 2 Pedro Borbón, Dominican baseball pitcher (World Series 1975, 76; Cincinnati Reds), born in Santa Cruz de Mao, Dominican Republic (d. 2012)
  • Dec 3 Joop Zoetemelk, Dutch road cyclist (Vuelta a España 1979, Tour de France 1980; World Professional Road champion 1985), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Dec 5 Andy Kim [Andrew Joachim], Canadian rocker (Baby, I Love You), born in Montreal, Quebec

José CarrerasJosé Carreras (76 years old)

Dec 5 Spanish opera tenor (I Lombardi, Three Tenors), born in Barcelona

  • Dec 6 Dean Parks, American session guitarist (Kenny Loggins; Steely Dan; Lyle Lovett), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Dec 6 Frank Hayes, English cricket batsman (9 Tests, HS 106no England v WI on debut 1973), born in Preston, Lancashire
  • Dec 6 Willy van der Kuijlen, Dutch soccer forward (22 caps; PSV 528 games), born in Helmond, Netherlands (d. 2021)
  • Dec 8 Graham Knight, Scottish musician (Marmalade)
  • Dec 8 John Rubinstein, American stage and screen actor, and singer (Pippin; Family: Grumpy Old Men (The Musical)), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 8 Sharmila Tagore, Indian Actress
  • Dec 9 Bill Church, American rock bass guitarist (Van Morrison; Montrose; Sammy Hagar)
  • Dec 9 Dennis Dunaway, American rock bassist and songwriter (Alice Cooper - "School's Out"), born in Cottage Grove, Oregon
  • Dec 9 Shatrughan Sinha, Indian actor (Dostana) and politician (Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha 2009-19), born in Patna, Bihar, British India
  • Dec 9 Sonia Gandhi, Italian-born Indian politician (President of the Indian National Congress 1998-2017), born in Lusiana, Veneto, Italy
  • Dec 10 Ace Kefford, English bassist (The Move), born in Birmingham, England
  • Dec 10 Gloria Loring, American actress and singer (Days of our Life), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 10 Thomas Lux, American poet (Split Horizon), born in Northampton, Massachusetts (d. 2017)
  • Dec 10 Walter Orange, American rocker (Commodores-Too Hot to Trot), born in Florida
  • Dec 11 Rick McCosker, Australian cricket batsman (25 Tests, 4 x 100, 9 x 50, HS 127; NSW CA), born in Inverell, Australia
  • Dec 12 Denny Dias, American rock guitarist (Steely Dan, 1972-77), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 12 Emerson Fittipaldi, Brazilian auto racer (World F1 Champion, 1972, 1974; Indy 500 1989, 1993), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Dec 12 George Santopietro, American restaurateur, and husband of TV personality Vanna White (1986-2002), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • Dec 12 Marlous Fluitsma, Dutch actress (De Prooi; Apart; Alle Dagen Feest), born in Zuthphen, Netherlands
  • Dec 13 Pierino Prati, Italian soccer forward (14 caps; 3 goals in European Cup Final 1969, AC Milan; Roma, Savona), born in Cinisello Balsamo, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Dec 13 Radim Hladík, Czech guitarist (The Blue Effect), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2016)
  • Dec 14 Jackie McAuley, Irish rock pianist (Them - "Here Comes The Night"), born in Coleraine, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 14 Jane Birkin, British pop singer ("Je t'aime... moi non plus") and actress (Dust; Death On The Nile), born in Marylebone, London, England
  • Dec 14 Joyce Vincent Wilson, American pop singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 14 Michael Ovitz, American entertainment executive (president of Walt Disney Company, 1995-97; co-founder of Creative Artists Agency, 1975-95), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 14 Peter Lorimer, Scottish soccer midfielder (21 caps; Leeds United 526 games), born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • Dec 14 Ruth Fuchs, German javelin thrower (Olympic 2 gold-72, 76), born in Egeln, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

Stan SmithStan Smith (76 years old)

Dec 14 American tennis player (US Open 1971, Wimbledon 1972), born in Pasadena, California

Patty DukePatty Duke (1946-2016)

Dec 14 American Academy and Emmy awarding actress (The Miracle Worker; The Patty Duke Show), and mental health advocate, born in New York City [1]

  • Dec 15 Art Howe, American baseball infielder (Houston Astros) and manager (Houston Astros, Oakland A's, NY Mets), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 15 Carmine Appice, American musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 15 Harry Ray, American soul singer (Ray, Goodman, Brown - "Special Lady"), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • Dec 15 Piet Schrijvers, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (46 caps; FC Twente, AFC Ajax 269 games), born in Jutphaas, Netherlands (d. 2022)
  • Dec 16 Adriaan van Dis, Dutch author (Promised Country), born in Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands

Benny AnderssonBenny Andersson (76 years old)

Dec 16 Swedish pop composer and musician (ABBA), born in Stockholm, Sweden

  • Dec 16 Chris Ellison [Ironside], British actor (The Bill - "Frank Burnside"), born in St Pancras, London, England
  • Dec 16 Eduard Krieger, Austrian soccer defensive midfielder (25 caps; Austria Wien, Club Brugge K.V., LASK Linz), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2019)
  • Dec 16 Fred Borgman, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA), born in Aalsmeer, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Dec 16 Goolam Rajah, South African cricket administrator (manager RSA national team 1991-2011), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2021)
  • Dec 16 Terence Knox, American actor (Peter-St Elsewhere), born in Richland, Washington
  • Dec 16 Trevor Pinnock, English conductor and harpsichordist (The English Concert), born in Canterbury, England
  • Dec 17 Albert Padmore, cricketer (WI off-spinner mid-70s)

Eugene LevyEugene Levy (76 years old)

Dec 17 Canadian comic actor, and writer (SCTV; American Pie; Schitt's Creek), born in Hamilton, Ontario

  • Dec 17 Simon Bates, British disk jockey and radio presenter (BBC Radio 1, Classic FM), born in Birmingham, England
  • Dec 18 Alex Ligertwood, Scottish session and touring singer and guitarist (Santana, 1979-94 - "Winning"; Go Ahead), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Dec 18 Hubert Green, American golfer (US Open 1977, PGA C'ship 1985), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • Dec 18 Stephen (Steve) Biko, South African anti-apartheid activist, born in Ginsberg Township (d. 1977)

Steven SpielbergSteven Spielberg (76 years old)

Dec 18 American director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Dec 19 Robert Urich, actor (SWAT, Spenser for Hire, Vega$), born in Toronto, Ohio
  • Dec 19 Rosemary Conley, English businesswoman, author and broadcaster

Dick WolfDick Wolf (76 years old)

Dec 20 American television series creator (Miami Vice, Law & Order), born in NYC, New York

  • Dec 20 Douglass Lubahn, American psychedelic rock and jazz rock bassist (d. 2019)
  • Dec 20 John Spencer, American actor (LA Law, West Wing), born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • Dec 20 Lesley Judd, British child actress, dancer, television presenter (Blue Peter, 1972-79), and radio host (BBC's Woman's Hour, 1982-88), born in London, England

Uri GellerUri Geller (76 years old)

Dec 20 Israeli magician and psychic known for bending forks, born in Tel Aviv, Israel

  • Dec 21 Carl Wilson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (The Beach Boys - "God Only Knows"), born in Hawthorne California (d. 1998)
  • Dec 21 Christopher Keene, American conductor (La Traviata), born in Berkeley, California (d. 1995)
  • Dec 21 Josh Mostel, American actor (Jesus Christ Superstar; Big Daddy), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 21 Kevin Peek, Australian guitarist, born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2013)
  • Dec 22 Mary McCaslin, American contemporary folk singer-songwriter, guitarist, and banjo player ("Prairie In The Sky"), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2022)
  • Dec 22 Pamela Courson, American woman and long-term companion of Jim Morrison, born in Weed, California (d. 1974)
  • Dec 23 Edita Gruberova, Slovak operatic soprano, born in Bratislava, Slovakia (d. 2021)
  • Dec 23 John Sullivan, English television scriptwriter, born in Balham, London (d. 2011)

Susan LucciSusan Lucci (76 years old)

Dec 23 American actress (All My Children, Mafia Princess), born in Scarsdale, New York

  • Dec 23 Tony Craig [Kulasa], American actor (That Boy Next Door), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 24 Brenda Howard, American bisexual activist, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2005)
  • Dec 24 Jan Akkerman, Dutch guitarist and composer (Focus - "Can't Stand Noise"), born in Amsterdam

Jeff SessionsJeff Sessions (76 years old)

Dec 24 American Republican politician, US Attorney General (2017-18) and Alabama Senator (1997-2017), born in Selma, Alabama

  • Dec 25 Gene Lamont, American baseball catcher (Detroit Tigers) and manager (Manager of the Year 1993 Chicago White Sox; Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Rockford, Illinois

Jimmy BuffettJimmy Buffett (76 years old)

Dec 25 American country rock singer-songwriter ("Margaritaville") and restaurant entrepreneur (Margaritaville Cafe), born in Mobile, Alabama

  • Dec 25 L V Johnson, American session soul and R&B guitarist and Chicago blues singer-songwriter ("Don't Cha Mess with My Money, My Honey or My Woman"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1994)
  • Dec 25 Larry Csonka, American College/Pro Football HOF running back (Super Bowl 1972, 73 [MVP]; First-team All-Pro 1971, 73; 5 × Pro Bowl; Miami Dolphins; Syracuse Uni), born in Stow, Ohio
  • Dec 26 Gordon Edwards, rocker
  • Dec 26 Lisette Hordijk, Dutch TV broadcaster
  • Dec 27 Janet Street-Porter, British TV personality (Youth)
  • Dec 28 Edgar Winter, American rock musician ("Frankenstein"; "Free Ride"), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Dec 28 Jorge Velásquez, Panamanian Hall of Fame jockey (Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes 1981; 6,795 career wins), born in Chepo, Panama
  • Dec 28 Tim Johnson, American politician, senior senator from South Dakota

Laffit Pincay Jr.Laffit Pincay Jr. (76 years old)

Dec 29 Panamanian jockey (Ky Derby 1984, Belmont 1982-84, Swale), born in Panama City, Panama

  • Dec 29 Marianne Faithfull, British folk-rock and jazz singer-songwriter ("As Tears Go By"; "Broken English"), and actress, born in Hampstead, England
  • Dec 29 Paul Trible, American attorney & politician (Sen-R-Va), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dec 30 Clive Bunker, British rock drummer (Jethro Tull, 1968-71; Aviator; Blodwyn Pig), born in Luton, Bedfordshire, England
  • Dec 30 Patti Smith, American poet and punk rock vocalist (Horses; "Because The Night"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 31 Cliff Richey, American tennis player (World #6 1970; Davis Cup 1969-70), born in San Angelo, Texas

Diane von FurstenbergDiane von Furstenberg (76 years old)

Dec 31 Belgian-born American fashion designer (wrap dress), born in Brussels

  • Dec 31 Lyudmila Pakhomova, Russian ice dancer (World C'ship gold x 6; Olympic gold USSR 1976; with Alexandr Gorshkov) born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1986)
  • Dec 31 Pius Ncube, Zimbabwean human rights advocate, born in Filabusi, Zimbabwe

About December 1946

How Old? 76 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)