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Famous People Born in December 1963

  • Dec 1 Arjuna Ranatunga, Sri Lankan cricket batsman (93 Tests, 269 ODIs) and politician (MP 2004-present), born in Gampaha, Sri Lanka
  • Dec 1 Marco Greco, Brazilian motorcycle road racer and auto racer (Indy Racing League 3rd 1996-97), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Dec 1 Nathalie Lambert, Canadian short-track speed skater (Olympic gold 3,000m relay 1992; World C'ships gold overall 1991, 93-94), born n Montreal, Quebec
  • Dec 2 Ann Patchett, American novelist (Bel Canto), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 2 Rich Sutter, Canadian NHL right wing and broadcaster (Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues; Rogers Sportsnet), born in Viking, Alberta, Canada
  • Dec 3 Ashley De Silva, Sri Lankan cricket wicketkeeper (3 Tests; 4 ODIs), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dec 3 Steve Hegg, American road and track cyclist (Olympic gold individual pursuit 1984), born in Dana Point, California
  • Dec 3 Joe Lally, American musician (Fugazi)
  • Dec 3 Terri Schiavo, American right to die figure (d. 2005)
  • Dec 4 Sergey Bubka, Ukrainian pole vaulter (Olympic gold 1988; World C'ship gold 1983, 87, 91, 93, 95, 97), born in Luhansk, Ukraine
  • Dec 4 Nigel Heslop, English rugby union and rugby league wing (10 caps RU; Orrell RUFC, Liverpool St Helens; Oldham RLFC), born in West Hartlepool, England
  • Dec 5 Carrie Hamilton, American actress (Fame), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)
  • Dec 5 Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards, English ski jumper, born in Cheltenham, England
  • Dec 7 Barbara Weathers, American vocalist (Atlantic Starr-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Dec 7 Theo Snelders, Dutch football goalkeeper, born in Westervoort, Gelderland, Netherlands
  • Dec 8 Toshiaki Kawada, Japanese professional wrestler

  • Dec 9 Barry Wilburn, American NFL full safety (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Dec 9 Bárbara Palacios, Venezuelan TV host and Miss Universe (1986), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Dec 9 Dave Hilton, Jr., Canadian boxer, born in Port Credit, Ontario
  • Dec 9 Empress Masako, Empress of Japan as wife and consort of Naruhito, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Dec 10 Doug Henry, American baseball pitcher (NY Mets), born in Sacramento, California
  • Dec 10 Gerald Sandel, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Dec 10 Michael Lofton, fencer-sabre (Olympics 1996), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Dec 10 Robin White, American tennis player (US Open doubles 1988), born in San Diego, California
  • Dec 11 Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, German tennis star, born in Saarbrücken, West Germany
  • Dec 11 John Lammers, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Dec 11 Mark Greatbatch, New Zealand cricketer (big-hitting NZ opener), born in Auckland
  • Dec 11 Jon Brion, American musician and record producer, born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey
  • Dec 12 Teresa Blake, American actress (Gloria Marsh-All My Children), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Dec 12 Ai Orikasa, Japanese voice actress and singer, born in Tokyo
  • Dec 12 Juan Carlos Varela, President of Panama (2014-), born in Panama City
  • Dec 14 Cindy Gibb, American actress (Search for Tomorrow, Youngblood), born in Bennington, Vermont
  • Dec 15 David Wingate, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics)
  • Dec 15 Helen Slater, American actress (Supergirl, Billie Jean, Ruthless People), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 15 Andrew Luster, Max Factor heir
  • Dec 16 Benjamin Bratt, California, actor (Det Reynaldo Curtis-Law & Order)

  • Dec 16 Cathy Johnston, American golfer, (du Maurier Classic 1990), born in High Point, North Carolina
  • Dec 16 Jeff Carson, American singer
  • Dec 18 Charles Oakley, NBA forward (NY Knicks)
  • Dec 18 Lori McNeil, tennis star (1995 Oakland doubles), born in San Diego, California

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Dec 18 Brad Pitt, American actor (12 Monkeys, Fight Club) and producer (The Departed, 12 Years a Slave), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma

Actor and Producer Brad Pitt
Actor and Producer
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  • Dec 18 Karl Dorrell, American football coach
  • Dec 18 Pauline Ester, French singer
  • Dec 18 Allan Kayser, American actor
  • Dec 19 Jennifer Beals, actress (Flashdance, Bride), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 19 Karen Bliss-Livingston, Quakertown PA, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 19 Til Schweiger, German actor
  • Dec 20 Karen Moncrieff, American actress (Xtro 3, Days of Our Lives), born in Sacramento, California
  • Dec 20 Pam Casale, American tennis player (Marco Island finals 1985), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Dec 20 Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Dec 22 Brian McMillan, South African cricket all-rounder (38 Tests, top score 113, 75 wickets; 78 ODIs), born in Welkom, South Africa
  • Dec 22 Giuseppe Bergomi, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy
  • Dec 22 Luna H. Mitani, Japanese-American surrealist painter, born in Hokkaido, Japan
  • Dec 23 Carol Peterka, American team handball back court (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Little Falls, Minnesota
  • Dec 23 Jim Harbaugh, NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 1995; Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts) and coach (Stanford 2007–10; SF 49ers 2011–14; Michigan (2015–20), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Dec 23 Keiji Muto, Japanese wrestler (NWA/WWC/NJPW), born in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 23 Donna Tartt, American writer (The Secret History), born in Greenwood, Mississippi
  • Dec 24 Mary Ramsey, American singer & violinist (10,000 Maniacs), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 24 Timo Jutila, Finnish hockey defenseman (Team Finland), born in Tampere, Finland
  • Dec 24 Jay Bilas, American basketball analyst, born in San Pedro, California
  • Dec 24 Caroline Aherne, British comedienne, writer and actress (The Royale Family), born in London (d. 2016)
  • Dec 25 Joop Gall, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Dec 26 Lars Ulrich, Danish heavy metal drummer (Metallica-Kill 'em All), born in Gentoffe Municipality, Denmark
  • Dec 27 Dana Chladek, Czech-American slalom kayaker (Olympic bronze 1992, silver 1996), born in Děčín, Czech Republic
  • Dec 27 Jim Leyritz, Lakewood OH, catcher (NY Yankees)
  • Dec 27 Mark Pike, NFL defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
  • Dec 27 Gaspar Noé, Argentinian-born director
  • Dec 28 Malcolm Gets, American actor (Richard Karinsky-Caroline In the City), born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • Dec 28 Willow Bay, American TV host (Good Morning America), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 29 Francisco Bustamante, Filipino billiard player, born in Tarlac, Philippines
  • Dec 29 Dave McKean, British artist & filmmaker, born in Maidenhead, United Kingdom
  • Dec 29 Sean Payton, American NFL coach (Super Bowl 2009, New Orleans Saints; AP Coach of the Year 2006; 'Bountygate'), born in San Mateo, California
  • Dec 30 Alessandra Mussolini, actress (Ferragosto OK), born in Naples, Italy
  • Dec 30 Johnny van 't Schip, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, Genua)
  • Dec 30 Milan Srejber, Czech tennis star
  • Dec 30 Chandler Burr, American author, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 30 Mike Pompeo, American politician, US Secretary of State (2018-), born in Orange, California
  • Dec 31 Ed Simmons, American NFL tackle (Washington Redskins), born in French Camp, California
  • Dec 31 Scott Ian, American heavy metal guitarist (Anthrax-I'm the Man), born in Queens, New York
  • Dec 31 Konishiki, Japanese-Samoan sumo wrestler, born in Honolulu, Hawaii

About December 1963

How Old? 56 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

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