Famous People Born in December 1959

About December 1959

How Old? 58 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Famous Birthdays

  • Dec 1 Billy Childish, English painter, writer and musician
  • Dec 1 Rick Leventhal, American broadcast journalist
  • Dec 1 Wally Lewis, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Dec 2 Greg Barton, kayaker (Olympics 2 gold-88)
  • Dec 2 Patty Jordan, LPGA golfer (1988 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Dec 3 Kathy Jordan, Bryn Mawr PA, tennis player (US Opens Doubles 1981)
  • Dec 3 Eamonn Holmes, Northern Irish TV presenter
  • Dec 4 Susan W Krebs, American politician
  • Dec 4 Paul McGrath, Irish footballer (Aston Villa, Sheffield United), born in Ealing, England
  • Dec 5 Nikki Gianulias, American ten-pin bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1979), born in Vallejo, California
  • Dec 5 Shirley Furlong, American LPGA golfer (1988 Lady Keystone Open), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Dec 5 Connie Needham Newton, American actress (Eight is Enough, Fame), born in Anaheim, California
  • Dec 6 Satoru Iwata, President and CEO of Nintendo (Nintendo DS and Wii), born in Sapporo, Hokkaido (d. 2015)
  • Dec 7 Salim Yousuf, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in 32 Tests 1986-90)
  • Dec 8 Marty Raybon, American singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South), born in Sanford, Florida
  • Dec 8 Paul Rutherford, vocalist (Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax)

  • Dec 8 Jim Yong Kim, South Korean-American physician, anthropologist and President of the World Bank, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Dec 10 Burke Moses, American actor (Sean Baxter-As the World Turns), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 10 Mark Aguirre, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)
  • Dec 11 David Iwasaki-Smith, Australian golfer, born in Warragul, Victoria
  • Dec 11 Jean-Louis Lamarre, La Prairie Que, golfer (Quebec PGA-1982, 85)
  • Dec 11 Tina Gayle, Frankfurt GFR, Cowboy cheerleader/actress (Kathy-Chips)
  • Dec 11 Lisa Gastineau, American reality show star
  • Dec 12 Belouis Some, rock musician (Neville Keighley-Some People)
  • Dec 12 Krishnammachari Srikkanth, cricketer (big-hitting Indian opener)
  • Dec 12 Scott D Vangen, Granite Falls MN, astronaut
  • Dec 13 John Whitaker, actor (Family Affair, Snowball Expr), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Dec 13 Marianne Gravatte, playmate of year (Oct, 1982), born in Hollywood, California
  • Dec 13 Jim Barrell, American professional wrestler
  • Dec 14 Franco Iglesia, Cuba, spanish singer
  • Dec 14 Jorge Vaca, Mexican boxer
  • Dec 15 Greg Matthews, cricketer (NSW & Aust off-spin all rounder Yeah yeah)
  • Dec 15 Heidi Bohay, Somerset NJ, actress (Megan-Hotel)
  • Dec 15 Rashid Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for Pakistan 1982-85)
  • Dec 16 Alison La Placa, NJ, actress (Duet, Catherine-John Larroquette Show)
  • Dec 16 Steven Irvine, rock drummer (Lloyd Cole & The Commotions)
  • Dec 17 Michelle Mackall, LPGA golfer (1995 Friendly's-32nd), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 17 Tammie Green, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1989), born in Somerset Ohio
  • Dec 17 Robert "Bob" Stinson, American rock guitarist (The Replacements), born in Waconia, Minnesota (d. 1995)
  • Dec 18 Barrie Chase, actress (Mardi Gras, Cape Fear)
  • Dec 19 Edward Metgod, Dutch soccer goalie (Haarlem, Sparta)

  • Dec 19 Kathryn "Furu" Carpenter, Marshall Mich, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 20 David Lutz, NFL guard/tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • Dec 20 Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Prime Minister of Poland
  • Dec 21 Florence Griffith Joyner, American sprinter (3 x Olympic gold 1988), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • Dec 22 Bernd Schuster, German footballer, born in Augsburg, Germany
  • Dec 23 Geoff Willis, British engineer
  • Dec 24 Keith Deller, British darts player
  • Dec 24 Anil Kapoor, Indian producer and actor (Slumdog Millionaire, Taal, Maulana Jutt, Tezaab, Beta), born in Bombay, India

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Dec 24 Lee Daniels, American director ("Precious", "Empire"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  • Dec 25 Chris Spice, Australian field hockey coach (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 25 Michael P Anderson, Plattsburgh NY, major USAF/astronaut (STS 89)
  • Dec 25 Missy Cleveland, playmate (April, 1979), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Dec 25 Ton Lokhoff, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
  • Dec 26 Lesley Tomlinson, Derbyshire England, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 26 Koji Morimoto, Japanese animated film director
  • Dec 27 Andre Tippett, NFL linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • Dec 27 Mary Holland, WPVA volleyballer, born in San Diego, California
  • Dec 27 Gerina Dunwich, American author
  • Dec 28 Everson Walls, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys, NY Giants)
  • Dec 28 Ana Torroja, Spanish singer (Mecano)
  • Dec 28 Phil Abrams, American actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 29 Paula Poundstone, comedienne (Emmy Awards)
  • Dec 29 Ritsuko Okazaki, Japanese singer-songwriter (Kanashii Jiyū / Koi ga, Kiete Yuku), born in Hashima Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan (d. 2004)
  • Dec 30 Tracey Ullman, Slough England, singer/actress (Tracey Ullman Show)
  • Dec 30 Josée Verner, French Canadian politician
  • Dec 31 Bebe Neuwirth, American actress (Lilith in Cheers, Damn Yankees), born in Princeton New Jersey
  • Dec 31 Paul Westerberg, singer (The Replacements)
  • Dec 31 Val Kilmer, actor (Top Secret, Top Gun, Willow), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 31 Phill Kline, American politician
  • Dec 31 Baron Waqa, Nauruan politician and musician
  • Dec 31 Alfie Anido, Filipino actor (d. 1981)