Famous People Born in December 1953

About December 1953

How Old? 65 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 2 Jay Dean Haas, PGA golfer (1978 Andy Williams-San Diego), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Dec 2 Meg Griffin, DJ (WNEW-FM, WPLJ-FM, WKRK-FM)/VJ (V-1)
  • Dec 2 Myung-Whan Chung, Seoul Korea, pianist (Chung Trio)
  • Dec 3 Franz Klammer, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Dec 3 Robert Guediguian, French director (The Snows of Kilimanjaro), born in Marseille, France
  • Dec 4 Rick Middleton, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Dec 5 Jonathan Lewis, trombonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • Dec 5 Larry Zbyszko [Living Legend, Whistler], American professional wrestler (WCW/AWA/NWA/WWF), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 6 Gina Hecht, actress (Melanie-Hizzoner, Mork & Mindy), born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 6 Kin Shriner, Indiana, actor (Scott-General Hospital, Rituals)
  • Dec 6 Thomas Hulce, American actor (Amadeus, Equus, Echo Park), born in Detroit, Michigan,
  • Dec 6 Wil Shriner, NYC/Indiana, talk show host (Wil Shriner Show)
  • Dec 6 Gary Ward, American baseball player

Person of interestSam Kinison

Dec 8 Sam Kinison, American screaming comedian and actor (Back to School, Charlie Hoover), born in Yakima, Washington (d. 1992)

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • Dec 8 Roy Firestone, American sportscaster (Life's Most Embarrassing Moments), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 8 Kim Basinger, American actress

  • Dec 8 Norman Finkelstein, American professor, activist
  • Dec 9 John Malkovich, actor and director (Killing Fields), born in Christopher, Illinois
  • Dec 9 World B Free, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors)
  • Dec 10 Jack Scalia, actor and director (Amore, Deadly Desire, Donor, T-Force)
  • Dec 10 Diane Schuur, American jazz singer (Diane Schuur & the Count Basie Orchestra), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Dec 11 Bess Armstrong, American actress (Julia-On Our Own, 4 Seasons, Jaws), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dec 11 Peter Isacksen, American actor (CPO Sharkey, Jessie), born in Fullerton, California
  • Dec 12 Bruce Kulick, American rock guitarist and singer (KISS), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 13 Thomas E. Sanders, American aerial cameraman (Living Daylights), born in San Pedro, California (d. 2017)
  • Dec 13 Zoltán Magyar, Hungarian side horse gymnast (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Budapest, Hungary

Person of interestBen Bernanke

Dec 13 Ben Bernanke, American economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve (2006-14), born in Augusta, Georgia

Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke
Economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve
Ben Bernanke
  • Dec 13 Bill Castro, Dominican baseball player, born in Santiago, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 14 Joe Toplyn, comedic writer (Late Night with David Letterman), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 14 Vijay Amritraj, Indian tennis player and actor (Octopussy), born in Chennai, India
  • Dec 14 René Eespere, Soviet-born Estonian composer, born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Dec 14 Vangelis Meimarakis, Greek lawyer and politician, born in Athens, Greece
  • Dec 14 Mikael Odenberg, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dec 15 J. M. DeMatteis, American comic book writer
  • Dec 16 Filip Bolluyt, Dutch actor (Daybreak)
  • Dec 17 Barry Livingston, actor (Ernie-My 3 Sons), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 17 Ikue Mori, Japanese experimental drummer and composer, born in Tokyo
  • Dec 17 Mark Gane, rocker (M+M), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestBill Pullman

Dec 17 Bill Pullman, American actor (Sommersby, League of their Own, Independence Day), born in Hornell, New York

  • Dec 17 Samuel Hadida, film distributor
  • Dec 18 Elliot Easton, [Elliot Shapiro], rock guitarist (Cars), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Dec 18 Khas-Magomed Hadjimuradov, Chechen bard
  • Dec 19 Peter McEwan, cricketer (NZ batsman early 80's)
  • Dec 21 Betty Wright [Bessie Norris], American R&B singer-songwriter (Clean Up Woman), born in Miami, Florida
  • Dec 21 Andras Schiff, pianist (Tchaikovsky-1974), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Dec 21 Arie Luyendyk, Netherlands, Indy-car racer (1990 Indianapolis 500)
  • Dec 21 Tina Brown, journalist (New Yorker)
  • Dec 22 Bernnadette Stanis, US actress (Thelma-Good Times), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 22 David Leisner, composer
  • Dec 23 John Callahan, actor (Craig-Santa Barbara, Falcon Crest), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 23 Tatsumi Fujinami, wrestler (WWF/NWA)
  • Dec 23 Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia
  • Dec 24 François Loos, French politician
  • Dec 25 Dave Wasick, American NFL player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 26 Matthew Harding, businessman/soccer supporter
  • Dec 26 Valeri Yuriyevich Sharov, Russian cosmonaut
  • Dec 26 Leonel Fernández, Dominican politician and current President of the Dominican Republic
  • Dec 26 Henning Schmitz, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • Dec 27 Arthur Kent [The Scud Stud], American newscaster (prominent Gulf War coverage for NBC), born in Alberta, Canada
  • Dec 27 Kevin Wright, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1979)
  • Dec 28 Richard Clayderman, pianist (Amour, Romantic America)
  • Dec 28 Robert Pittman, TV executive/developer (MTV)
  • Dec 29 Kate Schmidt, US javelin thrower (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • Dec 29 Stanley Tookie Williams, American author/murderer (executed 2005)
  • Dec 29 Gali Atari, Israeli singer and actress
  • Dec 30 Daniel T Barry, PhD/MD/astronaut (STS 72), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Dec 30 Bill Kazmaier, American powerlifter
  • Dec 30 Harald Schmautz, German-born journalist
  • Dec 30 Meredith Vieira, American television journalist
  • Dec 31 James Remar, actor (48 Hours, Rent-a-Cop, Cotton Club), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 31 Jane Badler, actress (Fine Gold, Easy Kill, V), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 31 Yahya Ould Hademine, Mauritanian 13th Prime Minister of Mauritania (2014-present), born in Timbédra, French West Africa