On This Day

Famous People Born in 1962 (Part 5)

Birthdays 801 - 870 of 870

  • Dec 1 Pamela McGee, American basketball center (Olympic gold 1984; 1997 WNBA Draft, 2nd overall pick, Sacramento Monarchs), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Dec 1 Stan Albers, American actor (Curtis-Loving), born in Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
  • Dec 1 Sylvie Daigle, Canadian speed skater (Olympic gold 3k relay 1992; World C'ship gold overall x 5), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • Dec 1 Robert F. Smith, American investor and philanthropist, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Dec 2 Kardam, Prince of Turnovo, eldest son of King Simeon II of Bulgaria and his wife Doña Margarita Gómez-Acebo y Cejuela, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2015)
  • Dec 4 Gary Freeman MNZM, New Zealand rugby league halfback, captain and coach (45 Tests; coach 3 games; Dally M Medal 1992), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Dec 5 José Cura, Argentine tenor, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Dec 6 Ben Watt, British rocker (Everything but the Girl - "I Don't Want To Talk About It"; Idlewood), born in Marylebone, London
  • Dec 6 Janine Turner, American actress (Maggie in Northern Exposure), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Dec 7 Grecia Colmenares, Venezuelan actress (Estefanía), born in Valencia, Venezuela
  • Dec 8 Berry van Aerle, Dutch soccer star (PSV)
  • Dec 8 Marty Friedman, American heavy metal guitarist (Megadeath), born in Washington, D.C.

Person of interestSteve Elkington

Dec 8 Steve Elkington, Australian golfer (PGA Championship 1995; 10 PGA Tour titles), born in Inverell, New South Wales

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington
  • Dec 8 Rodolfo Saglimbeni, Venezuelan conductor (Municipal Symphony Orchestra of Caracas, 2003-present), born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela

Person of interestFelicity Huffman

Dec 9 Felicity Huffman, American actress (Desperate Housewives), born in Bedford, New York

  • Dec 10 John de Wolf, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Schiedam, Netherlands
  • Dec 11 Curtis "Fitz" Williams, American keyboard player (Kool & The Gang)
  • Dec 11 Ejo Elburg, Dutch soccer player (Pax, NEC)
  • Dec 11 Kim Linehan, American swimmer (1979 1500m World record), born in Bronxville, New York
  • Dec 11 Ben Browder, American actor (Farscape), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Dec 11 Paul Haslinger, Austrian musician and composer, born in Linz, Austria
  • Dec 11 Nele Karajlić, Bosnian singer (Zabranjeno pušenje), born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dec 12 Holly Gagnier, American actress (One Life to Live), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 12 Nadeem Ghauri, Pakistani cricketer (bowled in Test for Pak v Australia 1990), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dec 12 Ray Brown, American NFL guard (Washington Redskins, SF 49ers), born in Marion, Arkansas

Person of interestTracy Austin

Dec 12 Tracy Austin, American tennis player (US Open 1979, 81), born in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

Tennis Player Tracy Austin
Tennis Player
Tracy Austin
  • Dec 13 Karen Witter, American actress (Tina on One Life to Live) and Playboy playmate (Mar, 1982), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 13 Kendra Slawinski, English netball player
  • Dec 14 Bharat Arun, Indian cricketer (Indian pace bowler late-80's), born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Dec 14 Chris Dahlquist, American NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Fridley, Minnesota
  • Dec 14 Glenda E. Gray, South African scientist specializing in HIV research, born in Boksburg, South Africa
  • Dec 16 Jon Tenney, actor (Brooklyn South)
  • Dec 16 Maruschka Detmers, Schoonebeek Holland, actress (Devil in the Flesh)
  • Dec 16 Melanie Smith, actress (Emily-As the World Turns), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 16 William "The Refrigerator" Perry, NFL defensive lineman (Chicago Bears), born in Aiken, South Carolina
  • Dec 17 Giulla Boschi, Italian actress (Act of Contrition, Bonus Malus)
  • Dec 17 Rocco Mediate, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2016; 6 PGA Tour titles), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 17 Paul Dobson, English footballer
  • Dec 18 Renaldo Lapuz, Filipino-American Singer
  • Dec 19 Bettina Huebers, claims to be the illegitimate daughter of Paul McCartney, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Dec 19 Charith Senanayake, cricketer (played for Sri Lanka v NZ 1991)
  • Dec 19 Jill Talley, American actress (SpongeBob SquarePants), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 20 Thomas Newberry, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Onalaska, Wisconsin
  • Dec 21 Christy Forester, American musician (Forester Sisters-Men), born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

Person of interestRalph Fiennes

Dec 22 Ralph Fiennes, English actor (Schindler's List, The English Patient), born in Ipswich, Suffolk

  • Dec 23 Jerry Reynolds, NBA guard/forward (Milwaukee Bucks), born in French Lick, Indiana
  • Dec 23 Bertrand Gachot, French racing driver, born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Dec 23 Kang Je-gyu, South Korean film director, born in Masan, South Korea
  • Dec 23 Sonny Emory, American session and touring drummer (Earth, Wind & Fire, 1987-99), and music professor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 24 Michael Ray, American jazz trumpeter, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Dec 24 Kate Spade, American fashion designer, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • Dec 25 Dean Cameron, Morrison Ill, actor (Herbie-Spencer)
  • Dec 25 Mary Ellen Clark, American diver (Olympics 2 bronze-92, 96), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 26 James Kottak, American rock drummer (Scorpians, 1996-2016), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Dec 27 Barbara Crampton, actress (Body Double, Young & Restless), born in Levittown, New York
  • Dec 27 Sherri Steinhauer, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1992, British Open 2006), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Dec 27 Timothy Hacker, 10k runner, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Dec 27 Mark Few, American basketball coach
  • Dec 27 Bill Self, American basketball coach
  • Dec 28 Keith Lee, American basketball player (Memphis State), born in West Memphis, Arkansas
  • Dec 28 Rachel Z [Nicolazzo], American jazz and rock pianist ("Tokyo Blue"; Ozmosys), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 28 Michel Petrucciani, French jazz pianist (100 Hearts), born in Orange, France (d. 1999)
  • Dec 29 Devon White, Jamaican-born American baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Person of interestCarles Puigdemont

Dec 29 Carles Puigdemont [i Casamajó], Catalan politician and nationalist (President of Catalonia, 2016-17), born in Amer, Catalonia, Spain

President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont
President of Catalonia
Carles Puigdemont
  • Dec 30 Paul Crowder, British musician (The Adventures), sound engineer (Wham!), and filmmaker (Last Play At Shea), born in London
  • Dec 30 Henry Cho, Korean-American comedian
  • Dec 31 Don Diamont, American actor (Brad-Young & Restless), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 31 Tyrone Corbin, American NBA forward (Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Dec 31 Heather McCartney, American-British potter & artist, born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Dec 31 Jennifer Higdon, American classical music composer (2010 Pulitzer; 3 Grammy Awards) and educator (Curtis Institute of Music, 1994 - present), born in Brooklyn, New York