On This Day

Famous People Born in December 1980

  • Dec 1 Mohammad Kaif, Indian cricket batsman (13 Tests, top score 148; 125 ODIs), born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Dec 1 Mubarak Hassan Shami, Qatari athlete (Vienna 2005, Prague 2006, Paris 2007 marathons), born in Baringo, Kenya
  • Dec 2 Adam Kreek, Canadian rower (Olympic gold eights 2008; World C'ship gold 2002-3, 07), born in London, Ontario
  • Dec 3 Anna Chlumsky, American actress (My Girl, Veep), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 3 Jenna Dewan, American actress
  • Dec 5 Shizuka Itō, Japanese voice actress (seiyū), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Dec 5 Ibrahim Maalouf, Lebanese-born French trumpeter, born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Dec 6 Steve Lovell, British footballer (Dundee), born in Amersham, England
  • Dec 6 Ehren Wassermann, American baseball player, born in Sylacauga, Alabama
  • Dec 7 John Terry, English soccer defender (78 caps; Chelsea), born in London, England
  • Dec 8 Brandt Snedeker, American golfer (US Masters 2008, British Open 2012 3rd), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dec 9 Ryder Hesjedal, Canadian cyclist, born in Victoria, Canada
  • Dec 9 Simon Helberg, American actor (The Big Bang Theory), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 10 Sarah Chang, Korean-American classical violinist child prodigy, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 10 Massari [Sari Abboud], Lebanese-born Canadian R&B singer (Be Easy), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Dec 11 Arya [Jamshad Cethirakath], Indian actor, born in Trikaripur, Kerala

  • Dec 14 Didier Zokora, Ivorian footballer, born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • Dec 14 Tata Young, Thai-American singer, born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dec 15 Sergio Pizzorno, English guitarist (Kasabian)
  • Dec 17 Ryan Hunter-Reay, American race car driver
  • Dec 17 Eli Pariser, American political activist (MoveOn.org)

Person of interestChristina Aguilera

Dec 18 Christina Aguilera, American singer (Genie in a Bottle, What a Girl Wants), born in Staten Island, New York

Person of interestJake Gyllenhaal

Dec 19 Jake Gyllenhaal, American actor (Donnie Darko, Jarhead), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Dec 19 Marla Sokoloff, American actress
  • Dec 20 Ashley Cole, English footballer, born in Stepney, London
  • Dec 20 Fitz Hall, English footballer, born in Leytonstone, London
  • Dec 20 Tony [Anthony da Silva], French-born Portuguese footballer, born in Le Creusot, France
  • Dec 21 Royce Ring, American baseball player, born in La Mesa, California
  • Dec 22 Chris Carmack, American actor, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 23 Cody Ross, American baseball player, born in Portales, New Mexico
  • Dec 24 Tomas Kalnoky, American musician (Streetlight Manifesto), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dec 25 Locó [Manuel Armindo Morais Cange], Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • Dec 25 Marcus Trufant, American football player (Seattle Seahawks), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Dec 25 Reika Hashimoto, Japanese actress, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Dec 25 Laura Sadler, British actress, born in Ascot, United Kingdom (d. 2003)
  • Dec 27 Claudio Castagnoli, Swiss wrestler
  • Dec 27 Cas Haley, American singer and guitarist
  • Dec 28 Lomana LuaLua, Congolese football player, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Dec 28 Vanessa Ferlito, American actress, born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Dec 30 Eliza Dushku, American actress (True Lies, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 30 Kenny Kwan, Hong Kong singer
  • Dec 31 Richard "Richie" McCaw, New Zealand rugby player (All Blacks), born in Oamaru, New Zealand
  • Dec 31 Matt Cross, American professional wrestler, born in Brecksville, Ohio

About December 1980

How Old? 39 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

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