Famous People Born in December 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 1 Gilbert O'Sullivan, Irish singer (Alone Again Naturally)
  • Dec 1 Ho-Jun Li, Korea PR, rifle (Olympic gold 1972)

Person of interestGianni Versace

Dec 2 Gianni Versace, Italian fashion designer (Versace), born in Reggio Calabria, Italy (d. 1997)

Fashion Designer Gianni Versace
Fashion Designer
Gianni Versace
  • Dec 3 Joop Zoetemelk, Dutch road cyclist (world champion 1985 - oldest), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Dec 5 Andy Kim [Andrew Joachim], Canadian rocker (Baby, I Love You), born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Dec 5 José Carreras, Spanish opera tenor (I Lombardi, Three Tenors), born in Barcelona
  • Dec 6 Frank Hayes, cricketer (106* England v WI on debut 1973)
  • Dec 8 Graham Knight, Scottish musician (Marmalade)
  • Dec 8 John Rubinstein, actor/composer (Family, Boys from Brazil), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 8 Sharmila Tagore, Indian Actress
  • Dec 9 Sonia Gandhi, Italian-born Indian politician
  • Dec 9 Shatrughan Sinha, Indian actor
  • 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 Walter Orange, American rocker (Commodores-Too Hot to Trot), born in Florida
  • Dec 10 Thomas Lux, American poet (Split Horizon), born in Northampton, Massachusetts (d. 2017)

  • Dec 11 Rick McCosker, Australian cricketer (fine Australian opener 1975-80), born in Inverell, New South Wales, Australia
  • Dec 12 Clive Bunker, British rock drummer (Jethro Tull), born in Luton, Bedfordshire, England
  • Dec 12 Emerson Fittipaldi, Brazilian auto racer (World F1 Champion 1972, 74, Indy 500 1989, 93), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Dec 12 George Santo Pietro, husband of Vanna White
  • Dec 12 Marlous Fluitsma, Dutch actress (De Prooi, Apart, Alle Dagen Feest), born in Zuthphen, Netherlands
  • Dec 13 Radim Hladík, Czech guitarist (The Blue Effect), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 2016)
  • Dec 14 Anthonius A M "Ton" Kors, Dutch writer (Hannie Schaft)
  • Dec 14 Jackie McAuley, Irish rock pianist (Them Coleraine), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 14 Jane Birkin, English actress and singer (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust), born in London, England
  • Dec 14 Joyce Vincent Wilson, American singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Dec 14 Michael Ovitz, American president (Walt Disney Co) and co-founder (Creative Artists Agency), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 14 Patty Duke, American actress (The Miracle Worker), born in New York (d. 2016)
  • Dec 14 Ruth Fuchs, German javelin thrower (Olympic 2 gold-72, 76), born in Egeln, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
  • Dec 14 Stan Smith, American tennis player (US Open 1971, Wimbledon 1972), born in Pasadena, California
  • Dec 15 Carmine Appice, musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 15 Harry Ray, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown), born in Hackensack, New York
  • Dec 15 Art Howe, American baseball player and manager
  • Dec 16 Adriaan van Dis, Dutch TV host/writer (Promised Country)
  • Dec 16 Benny Andersson, Swedish composer and musician (ABBA), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dec 16 Fred Borgman, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • Dec 16 Trevor Pinnock, English conductor and harpsichordist
  • Dec 17 Albert Padmore, cricketer (WI off-spinner mid-70s)
  • Dec 17 Eugene Levy, Hamilton Canada, comedian/writer (SCTV)
  • Dec 17 Simon Bates, British disk jockey and radio presenter (BBC Radio 1, Classic FM), born in Birmingham, England
  • Dec 18 Hubie Green, PGA golfer (US Open 1977), born in Birmingham, Alabama

  • Dec 18 Stephen (Steve) Biko, South African anti-apartheid activist, born in Ginsberg Township (d. 1977)

Person of interestSteven Spielberg

Dec 18 Steven Spielberg, 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
  • Dec 20 John Spencer, American actor (LA Law, West Wing), born in New York City (d. 2005)

Person of interestUri Geller

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

Psychic, illusionist Uri Geller
Psychic, illusionist
Uri Geller

Person of interestDick Wolf

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

Crime Drama TV Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama TV Producer
Dick Wolf
  • Dec 20 Douglass Lubahn, psychedelic rock & jazz rock bassist
  • Dec 21 Carl Wilson, American rock vocalist and guitarist (Beach Boys), 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 Rick Nielsen, American rock vocalist/guitarist (Cheap Trick), born in Rockford, Illinois
  • Dec 22 Pamela Courson, American woman and long-term companion of Jim Morrison, born in Weed, California (d. 1974)
  • Dec 23 Tony Craig [Kulasa], American actor (That Boy Next Door), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 23 Susan Lucci, American actress (All My Children, Mafia Princess), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Dec 23 Edita Gruberova, Slovak operatic soprano, born in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Dec 23 John Sullivan, English television scriptwriter, born in Balham, London (d. 2011)
  • Dec 24 Jan Akkerman, Dutch guitarist and composer (Focus-Can't Stand Noise), born in Amsterdam
  • Dec 24 Brenda Howard, American bisexual activist, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2005)
  • Dec 24 Jeff Sessions [Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III], American Republican politician, US Attorney General (2017-18) and Alabama Senator (1997-2017), born in Selma, Alabama
  • Dec 25 Jimmy Buffet, vocalist (Margaritaville), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Dec 25 Larry Csonka, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins, NY Giants)
  • Dec 25 Gene Lamont, American baseball player and manager
  • Dec 26 Gordon Edwards, rocker
  • Dec 26 Lisette Hordijk, Dutch TV broadcaster
  • Dec 27 Janet Street-Porter, British TV personality (Youth)
  • Dec 28 Hubert Green, American golfer (US Open 1977, PGA 1985), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • Dec 28 Edgar Winter, American rock musician (Frankenstein, Free Ride), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Dec 28 Hubie Green, golfer (US Open-1977, PGA-1985)
  • Dec 28 Jorge Velasquez, sportsman
  • Dec 28 Tim Johnson, American politician, senior senator from South Dakota
  • Dec 29 Laffit Pincay Jr., Panamanian jockey (Ky Derby 1984, Belmont 1982-84, Swale), born in Panama City, Panama
  • Dec 29 Marianne Faithfull, English vocalist (Money), born in Hampstead, England
  • Dec 29 Paul Trible, American attorney & politician (Sen-R-Va), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dec 30 Patti Smith, rock vocalist (Radio Ethiopia), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 31 Pius Ncube, Zimbabwean human rights advocate, born in Filabusi, Zimbabwe

Person of interestDiane von Furstenberg

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

Fashion Designer Diane von Furstenberg
Fashion Designer
Diane von Furstenberg

About December 1946

How Old? 72 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius