Capricornsby TheDeadGodfather | created - 20 Jul 2012 | updated - 11 Jun 2013 | Public
Celebs born between Dec. 22 - Jan. 19
Soundtrack | Sparkle
Jordin Sparks was born on December 22, 1989 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA as Jordin Brianna Sparks. She has been married to Dana Isaiah since July 16, 2017.
Jordin Brianna Sparks December 22, 1989 in Phoenix, Arizona
2. Brooke Nevin
Actress | Breakout Kings
Brooke Nevin was born on December 22, 1982 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Brooke Candice Nevin. She is an actress, known for Breakout Kings (2011), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) and Scorpion (2014).
Brooke Candice Nevin December 22, 1982 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Chris Carmack was born on December 22, 1980 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as James Christopher Carmack. He is an actor, known for The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009), Lovewrecked (2005) and Deadly Honeymoon (2010).
James Christopher Carmack December 22, 1980 in Washington, District of Columbia
Actress | The Blair Witch Project
December 22, 1974 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
Actress | La fille sur le pont
Vanessa Paradis is a renowned French actress, model and singer born in 1972. She started her career as a model and singer before becoming a movie star. Her song "Joe Le Taxi" brought her success in 15 countries at the age of 14. Later, in 1990, she was awarded a 'César' (French equivalent of Oscar)...
Vanessa Chantal Paradis December 22, 1972 in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France
6. Dina Meyer
Actress | Starship Troopers
Dina Meyer is an American film and television actress best known for her roles as Barbara Gordon in Birds of Prey (2002), Dizzy Flores in Starship Troopers (1997) and Detective Allison Kerry in the Saw installments. Meyer started acting in 1993, with her first major role playing Lucinda Nicholson ...
December 22, 1968 in Queens, New York City
Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel
Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus ...
Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes December 22, 1962 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Soundtrack | New York Beat Movie
Jean Michel Basquiat was born on December 22, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He died on August 12, 1988 in Brooklyn.
December 22, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York - August 12, 1988 (age 27) in Brooklyn, New York (drug overdose)
Actor | Pretty Woman
Hector Elizondo was born in New York City, New York, where he was raised, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He is the son of Carmen Medina Reyes and Martín Echevarría Elizondo. Hector is of Basque and Puerto Rican descent, and "Elizondo" means "at the foot of the church" in Basque. His lifestyle...
December 22, 1936 in New York City
10. Deborah Twiss
Actress | Kick-Ass
December 22, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Actress | Good Times
BernNadette Stanis is best known as Thelma from Good Times (1974), but there's much more to her than that. In the 1970s she was the personification of black beauty. As sophisticated and graceful as she was, she still became TV's first black sex symbol or "It" girl. Thelma/BernNadette and the Evans ...
Bernadette Stanislaus December 22, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York
Actress | Airplane!
Born Barbara Lillian Combes, she attended Los Angeles Junior College in the mid-1930s and then moved to New York City, where she worked as a model. In 1945, she received a contract from MGM, and she appeared in several films during the late 1940s and 1950s, sometimes without screen credit. In the ...
Barbara Lillian Combes December 22, 1915 in Los Angeles, California - October 16, 2010 (age 94) in Santa Monica, California (polymyalgia)
13. Lynne Thigpen
Actress | The Warriors
Multi-talented actress Lynne Thigpen was born Cherlynne Thigpen in Joliet, Illinois, on December 22, 1948. She performed in community theater and university theater productions while attending the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Following graduation, she taught high-school English for a...
Cherlynne Thigpen December 22, 1948 in Joliet, Illinois - March 12, 2003 (age 54) in Los Angeles, California (cerebral hemorrhage)
14. Lenny von Dohlen
Actor | Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
Lenny von Dohlen was born in Augusta, Georgia. As a child, he wished to become a jockey, but grew too tall for his dream. He graduated from the University of Texas/Austin and majored in drama at Loretto Heights College.
His film debut was in the Academy Award-winning Tender Mercies (1983), starring ...
December 22, 1958 in Augusta, Georgia
15. Peggie Castle
Actress | I, the Jury
Tall, sultry, green-eyed blonde Peggie Castle was actually spotted by a talent scout while she was lunching in a Beverly Hills restaurant. In her films she was usually somebody's "woman" rather than a girlfriend, and her career was confined to mostly "B"-grade action pictures, dramas or westerns: ...
December 22, 1927 in Appalachia, Virginia - August 11, 1973 (age 45) in Hollywood, California (cirrhosis of the liver)
16. Ruth Roman
Actress | Strangers on a Train
Ruth Roman was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, the youngest of three daughters of Lithuanian-Jewish parents, Mary Pauline (Gold) and Abraham Roman. Her father, a carnival barker, died when she was a small child, forcing her mother to support the family by working as a waitress and cleaning woman. Ruth...
Norma Roman December 22, 1922 in Lynn, Massachusetts - September 9, 1999 (age 76) in Laguna Beach, California
17. Graham Beckel
Actor | L.A. Confidential
Graham Beckel was born on December 22, 1949 in Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA as Graham Stuart Beckel. He is an actor and director, known for L.A. Confidential (1997), Pearl Harbor (2001) and Leaving Las Vegas (1995). He has been married to Elizabeth Briggs Bailey since December 1, 1984.
December 22, 1949 in Old Lyme, Connecticut
18. Sergi López
Actor | El laberinto del fauno
Sergi López is a Spanish actor, whose specialty is villains of all types but whose range also includes dramatizing romantic and comedic roles with equal mastery. He was born outside of Barcelona in the seaside town of Villanova i la Geltrú on December 22nd, 1965. As a youth he was inclined towards ...
December 22, 1965 in Vilanova i la Geltrú, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
19. Logan Huffman
Actor | Final Girl
December 22, 1989 in Indianapolis, Indiana
20. Jay Brazeau
Actor | Watchmen
December 22, 1953 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
21. Robin Gibb
Soundtrack | Saturday Night Fever
Robin Gibb was born in 1949 on the Isle of Man, about half an hour before his twin brother Maurice. His parents, Barbara and Hugh, were both musical. Barbara sang and Hugh was a drummer and bandleader. Robin had four siblings - an older sister and brother, Lesley and Barry, twin Maurice and younger...
Robin Hugh Gibb December 22, 1949 in Douglas, Isle of Man - May 20, 2012 (age 62) in Chelsea, London, England (colorectal cancer)
22. Patricia Hayes
Actress | Willow
Patricia Hayes was born on December 22, 1909 in Wandsworth, London, England as Patricia Lawlor Hayes. She was an actress, known for Willow (1988), The NeverEnding Story (1984) and A Fish Called Wanda (1988). She was married to Valentine Rooke. She died on September 19, 1998 in London.
Patricia Lawlor Hayes December 22, 1909 in Camberwell, London, England - September 19, 1998 (age 88) in London, England
23. Diane Sawyer
Self | ABC Evening News
Diane Sawyer was born on December 22, 1945 in Glasgow, Kentucky, USA as Lila Diana Sawyer. She is a writer, known for ABC World News Tonight with David Muir (1953), 20/20 (1978) and Primetime (1989). She was previously married to Mike Nichols.
Lila Diana Sawyer December 22, 1945 in Glasgow, Kentucky
24. Maurice Gibb
Soundtrack | Saturday Night Fever
Maurice Gibb was born on December 22, 1949 in Douglas, Isle of Man, UK as Maurice Ernest Gibb. He was married to Yvonne Spencely and Lulu. He died on January 12, 2003 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Maurice Ernest Gibb December 22, 1949 in Douglas, Isle of Man - January 12, 2003 (age 53) in Miami Beach, Florida (complications resulting from a twisted intestine)
25. Peggy Ashcroft
Actress | A Passage to India
Academy Award-winning, legendary English actress - who maintained her status in the British acting elite for decades. Made a Dame of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956. Almost always on stage, she appeared rarely in film, her first being The Wandering Jew (1933). On stage she was cast...
Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft December 22, 1907 in Croydon, Surrey, England - June 14, 1991 (age 83) in London, England (stroke)
26. Gene Rayburn
Self | Match Game 73
Gene Rayburn was born on December 22, 1917, in Christopher, Illinois. After his father died at a very young age, his mother moved to Chicago and married Milan Rubessa, and Gene adopted his stepfather's name. As Gene Rubessa, he acted in high school plays and hoped to follow an acting career. He ...
Eugene Rubessa December 22, 1917 in Christopher, Illinois - November 29, 1999 (age 81) in Gloucester, Massachusetts (congestive heart failure)
27. Freddie Francis
Cinematographer | The Elephant Man
During his last years at school he spent most of his time writing a thesis on 'the future of film' On leaving school he joined Gaumont British Studios at Lime Grove as an apprentice to a stills photographer for a year. He claimed this taught him more about the art of photography than any other form...
Frederick William Francis December 22, 1917 in Islington, London, England - March 17, 2007 (age 89) in Isleworth, Middlesex, England (complications from a stroke)
28. Franc Luz
Actor | When Harry Met Sally...
Franc Luz was born on December 22, 1950 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor, known for When Harry Met Sally... (1989), Don Juan DeMarco (1994) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). He was previously married to Barbara Marineau.
December 22, 1950 in Cambridge, Massachusetts
29. Minor Watson
Actor | Beyond the Forest
Minor Watson was a jovial, grandfatherly actor specializing in playing warm-hearted doctors, affable small-town businessmen, concerned army officers and other such characters. Watson wasn't as prolific as many other actors of his type; while he made slightly more than 100 films, his colleagues such...
December 22, 1889 in Marianna, Arkansas - July 28, 1965 (age 75) in Alton, Illinois
30. Bert Michaels
Actor | West Side Story
December 22, 1943 in New York City
31. Lanna Saunders
Actress | Body Heat
Lanna Saunders was born on December 22, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA as Svetlana Nikolaevna Saunders. She was an actress, known for Body Heat (1981), Days of Our Lives (1965) and The Six Million Dollar Man (1974). She was married to Lawrence Pressman and André David Yedigaroff. She died on ...
December 22, 1941 in New York City - March 10, 2007 (age 65) in Los Angeles, California (complications from multiple sclerosis)
32. Aliana Lohan
Actress | Mostly Ghostly
Aliana Lohan was born on December 22, 1993 in New York City, New York, USA as Aliana Taylor Lohan. She is an actress, known for Mostly Ghostly (2008), Lindsay Lohan: Confessions of a Broken Heart (Daughter to Father) (2005) and Living Lohan (2008).
Aliana Taylor Lohan December 22, 1993 in New York City
33. Corey Haim
Actor | The Lost Boys
Corey Haim was born in Toronto, Ontario, to Judy Haim, an Israeli-born data processor, and Bernie Haim, a clothing sales representative. He has a sister, Carol, and a half-brother, Daniel. His family is Jewish. He was raised mostly in Willowdale.
Corey appeared in 26 episodes of the early 1980s ...
Corey Ian Haim December 23, 1971 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada - March 10, 2010 (age 38) in Burbank, California (pulmonary edema)
34. Estella Warren
Actress | Planet of the Apes
Estella Warren was a synchronized swimmer from the age of 7 until 17 in her native Canada. She moved away from home at 12 to train for the Canadian National Team. She was the Canadian National Champion for three years and represented her country at the World Aquatic Championship, where she placed ...
Estella Dawn Warren December 23, 1978 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
35. Frederic Forrest
Actor | Apocalypse Now
Frederic Forrest, the Oscar-nominated character actor, was born two days before Christmas Day 1936 in Waxahachie, Texas, the same home town as director Robert Benton. Forrest had long wanted to be an actor, but he was so nervous that he ran out of auditions for school plays. Later, at Texas ...
Frederic Fenimore Forrest Jr. December 23, 1936 in Waxahachie, Texas
36. Joan Severance
Actress | Bird on a Wire
Joan Severance was born and raised in Houston, Texas. At the age of 18 and at the sole urging of John Casablancas of Elite models, she went to Paris, France to begin a modeling career that would turn out to be well worth the price of the ticket Casablancas sent her. Within months she graced the ...
Joan Marie Severance December 23, 1958 in Houston, Texas
37. Harry Shearer
Actor | The Simpsons
Harry Shearer was born in 1943 in Los Angeles, California. His film debut was with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953), followed by The Robe (1953). Probably best known for his Saturday Night Live (1975) gigs, his NPR satire program "Le Show" and The Simpsons (1989)...
Harry Julius Shearer December 23, 1943 in Los Angeles, California
38. Nick Moran
Nick Moran was born on December 23, 1969 in East End, London, England as Nick James Moran. He is an actor and producer, known for Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and The Musketeer (2001). He was previously married to Sienna Guillory.
Nick James Moran December 23, 1969 in East End, London, England
39. Susan Lucci
Actress | All My Children
Susan Lucci was born on December 23, 1946, in Scarsdale, New York, to Jeanette (Granquist) and Victor Lucci, a building contractor. She is of Italian (father) and Swedish, German, and French (mother) descent. Susan grew up in Garden City. Since she can remember, she wanted to be a performer, and ...
Susan Victoria Lucci December 23, 1946 in Scarsdale, New York
40. Lucas Bryant
Actor | The Vow
Born and raised in Elmira, Ontario, Lucas Bryant has made a name for himself in both Canada and the U.S. Bryant has numerous television credits to his name, including Queer as Folk (2000) for Showtime, M.V.P. (2008) for SOAPnet and CBC, Sex, Love & Secrets (2005) for UPN, and CTV's Bury the Lead...
December 23, 1978 in Elmira, Ontario, Canada
41. Eddie Vedder
Soundtrack | Into the Wild
Eddie Vedder was known in San Diego for being a surfer and a singer in the progressive rock band Bad Radio, where he sang in the 80's until he departed to join Pearl Jam in 1990. Right before Eddie left, Bad Radio opened for Andy Summers at the Bucchanal in San Diego. After the show, Eddie jumped ...
Edward Louis Severson III December 23, 1964 in Evanston, Illinois
42. Holly Madison
Producer | Holly's World
Holly Madison is most widely recognized for starring in the E! hit reality television series, The Girls Next Door (2005), and her own spin off series Holly's World (2009).
Her experiences over the years prompted her to write her two New York Times Best-Selling memoirs, "Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious...
Holly Sue Cullen December 23, 1978 in Astoria, Oregon
43. James Gregory
Actor | The Manchurian Candidate
New York-born James Gregory gave up a career as a stockbroker for one as an actor, and began on the Broadway stage. He made his film debut in 1948. Gregory specialized in playing loud, brash, tough cops or businessmen. One of his better roles was as the detective out to get Capone in Al Capone (...
December 23, 1911 in Bronx, New York - September 16, 2002 (age 90) in Sedona, Arizona
44. Tony Darrow
Actor | Goodfellas
Tony Darrow was born on October 1, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Anthony Borgese. He is an actor, known for Goodfellas (1990), Mighty Aphrodite (1995) and Deconstructing Harry (1997). He has been married to Mary Ann Augeri since May 7, 2015. He was previously married to Christine.
Anthony Borgese December 23, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York
45. Ronnie Schell
Actor | The Cat from Outer Space
Born and raised in Richmond, California, comedian Ronnie Schell's first choice of careers was to play professional baseball. He got as far as the semis before enlisting in the Air Force, where he performed in variety shows, as both an emcee and comedian, and also did record pantomimes. He studied ...
Ronald Ralph Schell December 23, 1931 in Richmond, California
46. Stefan Arngrim
Actor | The A-Team
Stefan is also a very accomplished musician. He had a band called "The Knights of The Living Dead", in Los Angeles from 1986-1993. The band was offered several deals, and signed with Capitol Records. Unfortunately, the president of Capitol was fired the same week and the new president dropped all ...
Stefan Thor Arngrim December 23, 1955 in Canada
47. John Callahan
Actor | All My Children
John Callahan was born on December 23, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as John Kevin Callahan. He is an actor, known for All My Children (1970), eCupid (2011) and Zoe Gone (2014). He was previously married to Eva LaRue and Linda Freeman.
John Kevin Callahan December 23, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York
48. Peter Medak
Director | The Krays
Peter Medak is an international Film Director. Born in Budapest, Hungary and fled to England at the age of 18 during the famous uprising against the communist regime. He immediately began his Film career with associated British Picture Corporation in Borehamwood. He studied and worked his way ...
December 23, 1937 in Budapest, Hungary
49. Alan North
Actor | See No Evil, Hear No Evil
After wartime naval service, Alan North began his show business career as a stage manager in New York. He first worked on Broadway in "Plain and Fancy", doubling up as understudy for the small part of Isaac Miller. The play had a successful run between 1955 and 1956 (461 performances) and this led ...
December 23, 1920 in Bronx, New York - January 19, 2000 (age 79) in Port Jefferson, Long Island, New York (kidney and lung cancer)
Actor | The Rookies
Short, dark, rough-looking and-tough-talking American character actor Gerald S. O'Loughlin received his start on the stage after debating on a law career. After a stint with the US Marine Corps, he used the GI bill instead to train in New York at the Neighborhood Playhouse.
Throughout the early ...
Gerald Stuart O'Loughlin Jr. December 23, 1921 in New York City
51. Maurice Denham
Actor | The Day of the Jackal
Born in Beckenham, Kent, English character actor Maurice Denham first came to public notice in the 1940s on radio, appearing on many of the most popular comedy series of the day in a variety of characters. His debut in films came in 1947 with The Smugglers (1947). His talents came to the forefront ...
William Maurice Denham December 23, 1909 in Beckenham, Kent, England - July 24, 2002 (age 92) in Northwood, London, England
52. Chet Baker
Soundtrack | The Sixth Sense
Chet Baker started his career in the late forties. He became famous with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet in 1952. His solo in "My funny valentine" is a classic of the west coast jazz in the fifties. When Mulligan was arrested in 1953, Chet led the group until 1955, when he went to Europe. He also sang ...
Chesney Henry Baker Jr. December 23, 1929 in Yale, Oklahoma - May 13, 1988 (age 58) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (fall from window)
53. Noel Purcell
Actor | The Blue Lagoon
Noel Purcell was born on December 23, 1900 in Dublin, Ireland as Patrick Joseph Noel Purcell. He was an actor, known for The Blue Lagoon (1949), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) and The Crimson Pirate (1952). He was married to Eileen Marmion. He died on March 3, 1985 in Dublin.
December 23, 1900 in Dublin, Ireland - March 3, 1985 (age 84) in Dublin, Ireland (heart failure)
54. Leonard Stern
Writer | Get Smart
Leonard Stern was born on December 23, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA as Leonard Bernard Stern. He was a writer and producer, known for Get Smart (1965), He & She (1967) and I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (1962). He was married to Gloria Stroock and Julie Adams. He died on June 7, 2011 in Los ...
Leonard Bernard Stern December 23, 1923 in New York City - June 7, 2011 (age 87) in Los Angeles, California (heart failure)
55. Jean Brooks
Actress | The Seventh Victim
The fourth and youngest child of Horace and Robina Kelly, Jean Brooks spent her early years in her native Texas before relocating to Costa Rica with her mother after her father's death. Her time in Costa Rica enabled her to become fluent in Spanish, and she began her professional career as a singer...
Ruby M. Kelly December 23, 1915 in Houston, Texas - November 25, 1963 (age 47) in Richmond, California (extreme malnutrition & alcoholism)
56. Johnny Contardo
Actor | Scarface
December 23, 1951 in Boston, Massachusetts
57. Diedrich Bader
Actor | Office Space
Diedrich Bader was born in Alexandria, Virginia, but moved to Paris, France, with his family at age two. While in the "City of Light" he developed an appreciation for movie legends like Fred Astaire and Charles Chaplin. So, when a fragile "Chaplin" movie reel burned in the theater's projector, ...
Karl Diedrich Bader December 24, 1966 in Alexandria, Virginia
58. Mark Valley
Actor | Boston Legal
Mark Valley was born on December 24, 1964 in Ogdensburg, New York, USA as Mark Thomas Valley. He is an actor and director, known for Boston Legal (2004), Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013) and Human Target (2010). He was previously married to Anna Torv.
Mark Thomas Valley December 24, 1964 in Ogdensburg, New York
59. Anil Kapoor
Actor | Slumdog Millionaire
Living in a Chawl in Tilak Nagar, Punjabi-speaking Anil was born in 1959 to Surinder and Nirmal aka Suchitra Kapoor. He has an elder brother, Boney, a sister, Reena, and a younger brother, Sanjay. His dad used to be Shammi Kapoor's Secretary.
A loner, without many friends, he studied in the nearby ...
December 24, 1959 in Chembur, Maharashtra, India
60. Ava Gardner
Actress | The Night of the Iguana
Ava Lavina Gardner was born on December 24, 1922 in Grabtown, North Carolina, to Mary Elizabeth (née Baker) and Jonas Bailey Gardner. Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South. At age 18, her picture in the window ...
Ava Lavinia Gardner December 24, 1922 in Grabtown, North Carolina - January 25, 1990 (age 67) in Westminster, London, England (bronchial pneumonia)
61. Wade Williams
Actor | Ken Park
Wade Williams was born on December 24, 1961 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Wade Andrew Williams. He is an actor, known for Ken Park (2002), Gangster Squad (2013) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012). He is married to Emma. They have one child.
Wade Andrew Williams December 24, 1961 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
62. Amaury Nolasco
Actor | Prison Break
Amaury Nolasco was born on December 24, 1970 in Puerto Rico as Amaury Nolasco Garrido. He is an actor and producer, known for Prison Break (2005), Transformers (2007) and A Good Day to Die Hard (2013).
Amaury Nolasco Garrido December 24, 1970 in Puerto Rico
63. Ryan Seacrest
Born and raised in Atlanta, Seacrest has been the heart and soul of television and in radio for many years, beginning as the host of such kids shows as, Gladiators 2000 (1994), Fox Family Channel's Wild Animal Games (1995), and Click (1997), which ultimately led him to his afternoon gig at Los ...
Ryan John Seacrest December 24, 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia
64. Jeremy Davidson
Director | Tickling Leo
Jeremy Davidson was born on December 24, 1971 in Vestal, New York, USA as Jeremy Michael Greenberg. He is an actor, known for Tickling Leo (2009), Salt (2010) and Windtalkers (2002). He has been married to Mary Stuart Masterson since 2006. They have four children. He was previously married to Shari...
Jeremy Michael Greenberg December 24, 1971 in Vestal, New York
Actor | My Dog Skip
Moose was the youngest of a litter of four, yet was also the biggest, hence his name. Hyper and destructive as a pup, he eventually found his way to Birds & Animals Unlimited, where he got his job playing Eddie on 'Frasier', before going on to act in the film My Dog Skip (2000), along with his son,...
December 24, 1990 in Florida - June 22, 2006 (age 15) in Los Angeles, California
66. Ricky Martin
Soundtrack | Hercules
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ricky initiated his singing career in the Latin all boy-band group Menudo. After leaving the group, he moved to New York to study acting. After finishing his studies, he relocated to Mexico where he performed as actor in "Mama ama el Rock", "Alcanzar una Estrella II"...
Enrique Martín Morales December 24, 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
67. Michael Curtiz
Director | Casablanca
Curtiz began acting in and then directing films in his native Hungary in 1912. After WWI, he continued his filmmaking career in Austria and Germany and into the early 1920s when he directed films in other countries in Europe. Moving to the US in 1926, he started making films in Hollywood for Warner...
Manó Kertész Kaminer December 24, 1886 in Budapest, Hungary - April 10, 1962 (age 75) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California (cancer)
68. Sharon Farrell
Actress | Can't Buy Me Love
Sharon Farrell was born on December 24, 1940 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA as Sharon Forsmoe. She is an actress, known for Can't Buy Me Love (1987), Night of the Comet (1984) and Lone Wolf McQuade (1983). She was previously married to Dale Trevillion, Steve Salkin, John Boyer, Ron De Biasio and Andrew ...
Sharon Forsmoe December 24, 1940 in Sioux City, Iowa
69. Timothy Carhart
Actor | Thelma & Louise
Blond, blue-eyed character actor who has worked on stage, film, and TV for the past 30 years. Born in Washington D.C., Carhart had a globetrotting childhood in Turkey and France before returning to the U.S. and studying theater. Carhart had some success on and off-Broadway and then moved on to ...
December 24, 1953 in Washington, District of Columbia
70. Stephanie Hodge
Actress | Evolution
Stephanie Hodge was born on December 24, 1956 in Wilmington, Ohio, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Evolution (2001), Unhappily Ever After (1995) and Yes Man (2008). She has been married to Lance Lyon since 1992. They have one child. She was previously married to Scott Novotny.
December 24, 1956 in Wilmington, Ohio
Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank
Lemmy was born on December 24, 1945 in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England as Ian Fraser Kilmister. He died on December 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Ian Fraser Kilmister December 24, 1945 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Actress | The Big Doll House
Christiane Schmidtmer was born in Mannheim, Germany. She took acting lessons in Munich and worked in the stage in Germany from 1961-1963, then turned to photographic modelling for German nude magazines and later, Playboy. She also modelled for advertising companies, namely Max Factor cosmetics, ...
Christel Schmidtmer December 24, 1939 in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany - March 13, 2003 (age 63) in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
73. Jill Bennett
Actress | For Your Eyes Only
Jill Bennett was born on December 24, 1931 in Penang, Malaysia as Nora Noel Jill Bennett. She was an actress and writer, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), Moulin Rouge (1952) and The Nanny (1965). She was married to John Osborne and Willis Hall. She died on October 4, 1990 in Kensington, London,...
Nora Noel Jill Bennett December 24, 1931 in Penang, Malaysia - October 4, 1990 (age 58) in London, England (suicide)
74. Janet Carroll
Actress | Risky Business
Janet began her stage career, right out of high school, at the legendary Kansas City Starlight Theatre, appearing in many many musicals including: "Hello Dolly", "Guys and Dolls"," Mame", "Gypsy", "South Pacific", "Pajama Game", "Carousel" and many others. Janet continued her stage work in ...
December 24, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois - May 22, 2012 (age 71) in New York City (brain cancer)
Actor | A Hard Day's Night
Spade-jawed British character actor Norman Rossington was born in Liverpool, so it shouldn't be considered THAT ironic that he would end up appearing in The Beatles' debut film smash, A Hard Day's Night (1964), as "Norm", the Fab Four's chagrined road manager. The son of a publican, he never ...
December 24, 1928 in Liverpool, England - May 21, 1999 (age 70) in Manchester, England (cancer)
76. Carol Haney
Actress | The Pajama Game
She was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts and went to New Bedford High School. Even before graduating in 1942, she had opened a dance studio where she taught dancing. Dancing was in her blood from an early age, and she performed often at high school festivities, the Mexican Hat Dance being one of ...
Carolyn Haney December 24, 1924 in New Bedford, Massachusetts - May 10, 1964 (age 39) in Saddle Brook, New Jersey (bronchial pneumonia)
Writer | Where Are the Children?
In 2002 Mary Higgins Clark published her memoir "Kitchen Privileges". The book describes her upbringing, first marriage and how she became such a famous author. Meanwhile 26 movies have been made that are based on Mary Higgins Clark's thrillers. For a while Mary Higgins Clark and her daughter ...
Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins December 24, 1927 in Bronx, New York
78. Humphrey Bogart
Actor | Casablanca
Humphrey DeForest Bogart was born in New York City, New York, to Maud Humphrey, a famed magazine illustrator and suffragette, and Belmont DeForest Bogart, a moderately wealthy surgeon (who was secretly addicted to opium). Bogart was educated at Trinity School, NYC, and was sent to Phillips Academy ...
Humphrey DeForest Bogart December 25, 1899 in New York City - January 14, 1957 (age 57) in Los Angeles, California (cancer of the esophagus)
79. Sissy Spacek
Actress | Coal Miner's Daughter
As a kid, Sissy Spacek climbed trees, rode horses, swam, and played in the woods. She was born Mary Elizabeth Spacek on December 25, 1949, in Quitman, Texas, to Virginia Frances (Spilman) and Edwin Arnold Spacek, Sr., a county agricultural agent. Her father's family was of Czech and German origin.
Mary Elizabeth Spacek December 25, 1949 in Quitman, Texas
80. CCH Pounder
Actress | The Shield
CCH Pounder (the CCH standing for Carol Christine Hilaria, her birth name). As can be said of other similarly styled actresses such as Alfre Woodard and Cicely Tyson, most of Pounder's characters are enriched with these same positive attributes and it is a testament to this actress' abilities that ...
Carol Christine Hilaria Pounder December 25, 1952 in Guyana
81. Twink Caplan
Actress | Clueless
December 25, 1947 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
82. Mike Mazurki
Actor | Some Like It Hot
With an intimidating face like craggy granite and a towering 6'5" solid frame, Mike Mazurki (born Mikhail Mazuruski or Mikhail Mazurkiewicz) was one of cinema's first serial thugs and specialized in playing strongarm men, gangsters and bullies for over 50 years on screen. Nearly always portrayed as...
Michail Mazuruski December 25, 1907 in Tarnopol, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Ternopil, Ukraine] December 9, 1990 (age 82) in Glendale, California
Actress | Julefrokosten
As a child Helena Christensen was more interested in becoming a musician, but as fate would have it began modeling at the age of 9. After leaving school, she moved to Paris, France to model for the french magazine 'Elle', and in 1986 she competed in the Miss Universe contest as Miss Denmark, but ...
December 25, 1968 in Copenhagen, Denmark
84. Rod Serling
Writer | The Twilight Zone
John Phillips is the name used by longtime television and film writer Rod Serling when he asked that his real name be removed as the writer of the pilot episode of the series "The New People" in 1969. While Serling's name remained as series developer, he was sufficiently annoyed with ABC- TV's ...
Rodman Edward Serling December 25, 1924 in Syracuse, New York - June 28, 1975 (age 50) in Rochester, New York (complications arising from a coronary bypass operation)
85. Gary Sandy
Actor | The Insider
Fair, light-haired 70s and 80s TV actor Gary Sandy was born in 1945 and raised in Ohio. He attended Ohio's Wilmington College and later improved on his chances of an acting career by moving to New York City, studying at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. While there he made his professional ...
December 25, 1945 in Dayton, Ohio
86. Dick Miller
Actor | The Terminator
A native of the Bronx, New York, Richard "Dick" Miller served in the U.S. Navy for a few years and earned a prize title as a middleweight boxer. He settled in Los Angeles in the mid-1950s, where he was noticed by producer/director Roger Corman, who cast him in most of his low-budget films, usually ...
Richard Miller December 25, 1928 in Bronx, New York
87. Moneca Delain
Actress | Trick 'r Treat
Moneca got her feature film break in MGM's "Agent Cody Banks" where she seductively flirted with Frankie Muniz, giving him a holographic lesson on how to act with girls. This turned out to be a springboard, launching her into various roles on projects such as "Battlestar Galactica", "Supernatural",...
Moneca Michale Delain December 25, 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
88. Joanna Angel
Actress | Rebel Girl
Joanna Angel was born on December 25, 1980 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Joanna Margalir Mostov. She is an actress and director.
Joanna Mostov December 25, 1980 in Brooklyn, New York
89. Barton MacLane
Actor | The Maltese Falcon
Barton MacLane graduated from Wesleyan University, where he displayed a notable aptitude for sports, in particular football and basketball. Not surprisingly, his physical prowess led to an early role in The Quarterback (1926) with Richard Dix. MacLane once commented that, as an actor, he needed to ...
Ernest Barton MacLane December 25, 1902 in Columbia, South Carolina - January 1, 1969 (age 66) in Santa Monica, California (cancer)
90. Dean Cameron
Actor | Summer School
Dean Cameron was born on December 25, 1962 in Morrison, Illinois, USA as Dean Eikleberry. He is an actor and writer, known for Summer School (1987), Straight Outta Compton (2015) and Sleep with Me (1994). He has been married to Jessie S. Marion since April 9, 2004.
Dean Eikleberry December 25, 1962 in Morrison, Illinois
91. Mabel King
Actress | The Jerk
Actress who is best known for the role of Mama on the 1970's sitcom What's Happening!!! She also appeared in the movie The Jerk, with Steve Martin, and The Wiz, with Michael Jackson. Before What's Happening, she starred in the Broadway version of The Wiz, as the Wicked Witch of the West.
Donnie Mabel Elizabeth Washington December 25, 1932 in Charleston, South Carolina - November 9, 1999 (age 66) in Los Angeles, California (complications of diabetes)
92. Klea Scott
Actress | Minority Report
December 25, 1968 in Canal Zone, Panama
93. Paul Willson
Actor | Office Space
December 25, 1945 in Fairmont, Minnesota
94. Annie Lennox
Soundtrack | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Annie Lennox was born on December 25, 1954 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland as Ann Griselda Lennox. She has been married to Mitch Besser since September 15, 2012. She was previously married to Uri Fruchtmann and Radha Raman.
Ann Griselda Lennox December 25, 1954 in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
95. Cab Calloway
Soundtrack | The Blues Brothers
Bandleader, songwriter ("Minnie the Moocher", "Are You Hep to That Jive?"), composer, singer, actor and author, educated at Crane College. While studying law, he sang with the band The Alabamians, and took over the group in 1928. He led The Missourians orchestra, then organized and led his own ...
Cabell Calloway III December 25, 1907 in Rochester, New York - November 18, 1994 (age 86) in Hockessin, Delaware (stroke)
96. Frank Ferguson
American character actor Frank Ferguson appeared in scores of films and television shows, often as self-important types. Prior to his film debut, he was a prominent performer and director with the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse, where he coached numerous up-and-coming young actors such as ...
December 25, 1899 in Ferndale, California - September 12, 1978 (age 78) in Los Angeles, California (cancer)
97. Jimmy Buffett
Soundtrack | Contact
Jimmy Buffett was born in Pascagoula, Mississippi and grew up living beside the the Gulf of Mexico. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi he worked his way to success in the music industry. His hits in the 1970s including "Margaritaville" and "Come Monday". He struck a chord ...
James William Buffett December 25, 1946 in Pascagoula, Mississippi
98. John Capodice
Actor | Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
December 25, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois
Actor | Rain Man
Michael D. Roberts was born on December 25, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York. A wealthy Manhattan furniture designer gave the generous gift of cribs, blankets, toys and a year supply of milk to the first ten babies of post war veterans born on Christmas Day; and Michael was one of them.
At twelve years ...
December 25, 1947
100. Barbara Mandrell
Actress | Touched by an Angel
Barbara Mandrell was born on December 25, 1948 in Houston, Texas, USA as Barbara Ann Mandrell. She is an actress, known for Touched by an Angel (1994), The Rockford Files (1974) and Walker, Texas Ranger (1993). She has been married to Ken Dudney since May 28, 1967. They have three children.
Barbara Ann Mandrell December 25, 1948 in Houston, Texas