On This Day

Famous Birthdays on December 19 (Part 2)

  • 1971 Liz Cho, American television reporter

Alyssa Milano

1972 Alyssa Milano, American actress (Who's the Boss, Charmed) and activist, born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1972 Warren Sapp, American NFL Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1972 Waverly Jackson, American NFL player (Carolina Panthers), born in South Hill, Virginia
  • 1972 Rosa Blasi, American actress, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1973 Takashi Sorimachi, Japanese actor
  • 1973 Zulfiya Zabirova, Russian cyclist
  • 1974 Bryant Westbrook, cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • 1974 Jake Plummer, American NFL quarterback, 1997-2006 (Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos), born in Boise, Idaho
  • 1974 Ricky Ponting, Australian cricket batsman, captain, coach and broadcaster (168 Tests, 13,378 runs @ 51.85; 41 x 100s), born in Launceston, Tasmania
  • 1974 Mikko "Mige" Paananen, Finnish rock bassist (HIM), born in Helsinki, Finland.
  • 1975 Casual [Jon Owens], American rapper (Smash Rockwell), born in Oakland, California
  • 1975 Olivier Tebily, Ivorian footballer
  • 1975 Jon Smith, British writer
  • 1977 Jorge Garbajosa, Spanish basketball forward and administrator (Toronto Raptors; president Spanish Basketball Federation), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1978 Patrick Casey, American screenwriter and actor
  • 1979 Kevin Devine, American singer-songwriter (Brother's Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979 Paola Rey, Colombian actress

Jake Gyllenhaal

1980 Jake Gyllenhaal, American actor (Donnie Darko, Jarhead), born in Los Angeles, California

  • 1980 Marla Sokoloff, American actress (The Practice), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1982 Mo Williams, American basketball point guard (NBA C'ship 2016, NBA All Star 2009 Cleveland Cavaliers) and coach (Alabama State), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1982 Tero Pitkamaki, Finnish javelin thrower
  • 1983 Matt Stajan, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1984 Ian Kennedy, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • 1985 Gary Cahill, English soccer defender (61 caps; Chelsea, Bolton), born in Dronfield, Derbyshire
  • 1985 Neil Kilkenny, English-born Australian footballer
  • 1985 Lady Sovereign [Louise Amanda Harman], British rapper (9 to 5, Love Me or Hate Me), born in London, England
  • 1986 Ryan Babel, Dutch Footballer
  • 1987 Karim Benzema, French football player (Real Madrid, French national team), born in Lyon, France
  • 1987 Ronan Farrow, American journalist (The New Yorker), born in New York City
  • 1988 Alexis S├ínchez, Chilean footballer (Arsenal, Chilean national team), born in Tocopilla, Chile
  • 1988 Peter Winn, English footballer
  • 1988 Paulina Gretzky, American-born Canadian actress and model
  • 1990 Sally Fitzgibbons, Australian pro surfer, born in Gerroa, Australia
  • 1991 Declan Galbraith, British pop singer ("Tell Me Why"), born in Hoo St. Werburgh Kent, England
  • 1994 Manny Franco, Puerto Rican jockey (Belmont Stakes 2020; Tiz the Law), born in Carolina, Puerto Rico
  • 1996 Paige Speakman, British preemie baby, born 19 days before her twin sister in Swindon, Wiltshire, England