On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1952

  • Dec 2 Keith Szarabajka, American actor (The Equalizer), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Dec 2 Carol Shea-Porter, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 3 Don Barnes, rock guitarist (38 Special)
  • Dec 3 Duane Roland, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
  • Dec 3 Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
  • Dec 3 Benny Hinn, American televangelist
  • Dec 4 Ronald M. Sega, American professor of systems engineering and astronaut (STS 60, 76), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dec 5 Bobby Barth, American rocker vocalist and guitarist (Axe), born in Coffeyville, Kansas
  • Dec 6 Craig Newmark, American entrepreneur and founder of the website Craigslist, born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Dec 7 Georges Corraface, Greek-French actor and president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, born in Paris, France
  • Dec 7 Susan Collins, American politician (U.S. Senator from Maine), born in Caribou, Maine
  • Dec 8 Richie Morales, drummer (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
  • Dec 8 Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore Health Minister
  • Dec 9 Michael Dorn, American actor (Worf-Star Trek Next Generation), born in Luling, Texas
  • Dec 10 Susan Dey, American actress (1st Love, Partridge Family, LA Law), born in Pekin, Illinois
  • Dec 11 Susan Seidelman, American film director (Desperately Seeking Susan), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Dec 12 Ajit De Silva, Sri Lankan cricket spin bowler (4 Tests), born in Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka
  • Dec 12 Cathy Rigby McCoy, American gymnast (Olympic-4th-1968), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 12 Sarah Douglas, English actress (Conan, Superman II, Falcon Crest), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
  • Dec 12 Herb Dhaliwal, Canadian politician, born in Phagwara, Punjab, India
  • Dec 13 John Francome, English jockey, born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England
  • Dec 13 Sylvester Ritter (Junkyard Dog), American professional wrestler, born in Wadesboro, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • Dec 14 Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), born in Breitungen, Thuringia (d. 1996)
  • Dec 14 Germain Houde, French Canadian actor, born in Petit-Saguenay, Quebec
  • Dec 15 Allan Simonsen, Danish footballer (Borussia Mönchengladbach), born in Vejle, Denmark
  • Dec 15 Julie Taymor, American director
  • Dec 16 Joel Garner, Christ Church, Barbados, West Indian cricketer (two-metre West Indian pace bowler 1977-87)
  • Dec 16 Francesco Graziani, Italian footballer
  • Dec 17 Hans Alders, Dutch minister of environment (PvdA)
  • Dec 18 Rosie Vela, American model and singer-songwriter (Zazu, Fool's Paradise), born in Galveston, Texas
  • Dec 20 Jenny Agutter, English actress (Logan's Run, Equus, Amy), born in Taunton England
  • Dec 20 Sergio Vastano, Italian actor (Nightclub, Prete Bello), born in Rome, Italy
  • Dec 21 Dennis Boutsikaris, American actor (Batteries Not Included), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Dec 21 Steve Furniss, American swimmer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Dec 21 Joaquín Andújar, Dominican baseball pitcher (Cardinals), born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic (d. 2015)
  • Dec 23 Hans Abrahamsen, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Dec 23 William Kristol, American political commentator, born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 25 CCH Pounder, Guyanese American actress (ER. The Shield), born in Georgetown, French Guiana
  • Dec 25 Desireless [Claudie Fritsch-Mentrop], French singer (Voyage, voyage), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 26 Andre-Michel Schub, French pianist (Van Cliburn-1981), born in Paris, France
  • Dec 27 Karla Bonoff, rock singer (New World, Restless Nights)
  • Dec 27 Tovah Feldshuh, American actress (Idolmaker, Terror out of the Sky), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 27 Jay Hill, Canadian politician
  • Dec 27 David Knopfler, British singer-songwriter (Dire Straits), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Dec 27 Craig Reynolds, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1978-79; Seattle Mariners; Houston Astros), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 28 Ray Knight, 3rd baseman (NY Mets, Baltimore Orioles)
  • Dec 28 Arun Jaitley, Indian Politician
  • Dec 29 Gelsey Kirkland, American ballerina (Nutcracker), born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 29 Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet/Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2011)
  • Dec 30 Larry Bartlett, photographic printer
  • Dec 30 Somtow Sucharitkul [S. P. Somtow], Thai composer and sci-fi author (Utopia Hunters), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dec 30 June Anderson, American soprano

About December 1952

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

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