Birthdays: December 21

by bcampos862 | created - 21 Dec 2015 | updated - 10 months ago | Public

1. Steven Yeun

Actor | Okja

Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea, to June and Je Yeun. His family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year, and then moved to the U.S. He has a brother named Brian. He began acting while at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI, where he studied Psychology as a major (BS in ...

2. Alicia Alonso

Actress | Giselle

Alicia Alonso was born on December 21, 1920 in Havana, Cuba as Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad dei Cobre Martinez Hoya. She is an actress, known for Giselle (1965), Alicia Alonso y El Ballet Nacional de Cuba (1979) and Alicia (1977).

3. Andy Dick

Actor | Road Trip

Andy Dick was born on December 21, 1965 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA as Andrew Roane Dick. He is an actor and producer, known for Road Trip (2000), Employee of the Month (2006) and Inspector Gadget (1999). He was previously married to Ivone Kowalczyk.

4. Barry Gordon

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Barry Gordon was born on December 21, 1948 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Barry Vincent Gordon. He is an actor, known for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987), A Thousand Clowns (1965) and Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (1993). He is married to Gail Schaper.

5. Carl Wilson

Soundtrack | Almost Famous

Carl Wilson was born on December 21, 1946 in Hawthorne, California, USA as Carl Dean Wilson. He was married to Gina Martin and Anna Katherine (Annie) Hinsche. He died on February 6, 1998 in Los Angeles, California.

6. Carla Thomas

Soundtrack | Baby Driver

Carla Thomas was born on December 21, 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

7. Chris Evert

Actress | Trainwreck

Chris Evert was born on December 21, 1954 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA as Christine Marie Evert. She is an actress, known for Trainwreck (2015), Wimbledon (2004) and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000). She was previously married to Greg Norman, Andy Mill and John Lloyd.

8. Cynthia Murell

Actress | Making a Scene with James Franco

Cynthia Murell was born on December 21, 1984 in the USA as Cynthia Jayne Murell. She is known for her work on Making a Scene with James Franco (2014), Restored Me (2016) and The Sand (2015).

9. Daniel Brocklebank

Actor | The Hole

Daniel Brocklebank grew up in Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England. He started acting professionally at the age of 14. One of his first projects was playing the lead role of Ralph in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "Lord Of The Flies" in 1995. He returned to the RSC in 2003 in ...

10. Danielle von Zerneck

Producer | No One Would Tell

Danielle von Zerneck produces for both film and television teaming up with studios, companies and producers to develop projects that along with being both commercial and accessible have the ability to touch and provoke an audience.

Current film projects include: In partnership with The Jim Henson ...

11. Dennis Boutsikaris

Actor | Better Call Saul

Dennis Boutsikaris was born on December 21, 1952 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor, known for Better Call Saul (2015), Money Monster (2016) and The Bourne Legacy (2012). He was previously married to Deborah Hedwall.

12. Ed Nelson

Actor | Ngo si seoi

Ed Nelson was aiming for a career in the legal profession until he caught the acting bug during his second year of college. In 1952, he headed off to New York City, where he studied direction and production at the School of Radio Technique. He returned to his native New Orleans where he worked as ...

13. Eve Mauro

Actress | Land of the Lost

Actress Eve Mauro was born in Atlanta, GA, to Antonio Di Mauro, a night club owner, and Lucy Strong, who was also in the club business. She, her two older brothers, and three older sisters were raised in a Sicilian American household.

After dropping out of school at the age of 16, she left home and ...

14. Fabián Cubero

Actor | Loco x vos

Fabián Cubero was born on December 21, 1978 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Fabián Alberto Cubero. He is an actor, known for Loco x vos (2016), Videomatch (1990) and Fox Sports: Copa Libertadores (2002). He was previously married to Nicole Neumann.

15. Fabiana Udenio

Actress | Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Fabiana Udenio was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and moved to Italy, where at the age of thirteen, was crowned "Miss Teen Italy", that same year Fabiana made her theatre debut as "Miranda" in "The Tempest" directed by Giorgio Streheler. Miss Udenio first came to America to perform at the 1984 ...

16. Florence Griffith Joyner

Actress | Santa Barbara

Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (December 21, 1959 - September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is considered the fastest woman of all time based on the fact that the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand and have yet to...

17. Frank Zappa

Soundtrack | Baby Snakes

Of all the qualities that typified Frank Zappa, perhaps the most striking is that he was a paradox. A workaholic perfectionist rock star who eschewed the hippie culture of the 1960s, deploring its conformism, spurious ideals and drug use, Zappa was not only a brilliant rock guitarist but an ...

18. Glenn Fitzgerald

Actor | Flirting with Disaster

Glenn Fitzgerald is a highly regarded actor of stage, film, and television.

Film roles include: Lonnie, the son of Alan Alda and Lily Tomlin in David O. Russell's cult classic Flirting with Disaster; Neil, the boy at the "key party" that goes home with Sigourney Weaver in Ang Lee's The Ice Storm; ...

19. Hu Jintao

Self | Beijing

Hu Jintao was born on December 21, 1942 in Jiangyin, Jiangsu, China. He has been married to Liu Yongqing since February 1970. They have two children.

20. Irma Dorantes

Actress | Sol en llamas

Irma Dorantes was born on December 21, 1934 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico as Irma Aguirre Martínez. She is an actress, known for Sol en llamas (1962), Pa' qué me sirve la vida (1961) and El rostro de la muerte (1964). She was previously married to Pedro Infante.

21. Iván Espeche

Actor | Colonia

Iván Espeche was born on December 21, 1970 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Iván Espeche Gil. He is an actor, known for Colonia (2015), Romeo y Julieta (2007) and Historias Breves 2 (1997).

22. Jack Nance

Actor | Eraserhead

Born in Boston of Irish ancestry and raised in Dallas, Jack Nance traveled throughout the country doing children's theater. For eight years, he performed with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Later, he became involved with avant-garde theater. He first met David Lynch in the ...

23. Jack Noseworthy

Actor | Killing Kennedy

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Jack received his BFA from The Boston Conservatory. Currently staring in the Toronto production of COME FROM AWAY. He began his career on stage in the national tour of the musical CATS. He made his Broadway debut in the original company of JEROME ROBBINS BROADWAY, ...

24. Jane Fonda

Actress | Klute

Born in New York City to legendary screen star Henry Fonda and New York socialite Frances Seymour Brokaw, Jane Seymour Fonda was destined early to an uncommon and influential life in the limelight. Although she initially showed little inclination to follow her father's trade, she was prompted by ...

25. Jane Kaczmarek

Actress | Malcolm in the Middle

Jane grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her mother, Evelyn, was a school teacher. Her father, Edward, is a former Defense Department employee. She is the oldest of four children. Her brothers, Jim & Bill, are a teacher and an entrepreneur respectively. Her sister, Mary, works for an Internet company....

26. Jared Martin

Actor | War of the Worlds

Born in Manhattan, New York to Charles E. Martin, prolific cover artist and cartoonist for the New Yorker magazine, and Florence Taylor, an artist and homemaker; Jared began acting at the age of thirteen when his parents gave him the choice of learning to play the piano or acting in the local ...

27. Jeffrey Katzenberg

Producer | Shrek

Jeffrey Katzenberg was born on December 21, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a producer, known for Shrek (2001), Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) and The Prince of Egypt (1998). He has been married to Marilyn Katzenberg since 1975. They have two children.

28. Joe Mantell

Actor | Chinatown

Joe Mantell was born on December 21, 1915 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Mantel. He was an actor, known for Chinatown (1974), The Birds (1963) and Marty (1955). He was married to Mary Frank. He died on September 29, 2010 in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, USA.

29. Joe Paterno

Self | Go Tigers!

Joe Paterno was born on December 21, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Vincent Paterno. He was married to Suzanne Pohland. He died on January 22, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania, USA.

30. John G. Avildsen

Director | Rocky

John G. Avildsen was born on December 21, 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as John Guilbert Avildsen. He was a director and editor, known for Rocky (1976), Rocky V (1990) and The Karate Kid Part III (1989). He was married to Tracy Brooks Swope and Marie Olga Maturevich. He died on June 16, 2017 in ...

31. John Harlan

Actor | UHF

John Harlan was born on December 21, 1925 in Sonoma County, California, USA as John Henry Harlan. He was an actor and producer, known for UHF (1989), You Don't Say (1963) and Lotsa Luck (1973). He died on February 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

32. Josh Mostel

Actor | The Money Pit

The son of Broadway and film star Zero Mostel, Joshua Mostel is every bit the "heavyweight" that his father was -- perhaps even heavier. A graduate of Brandeis University, Mostel followed his father's sizable footsteps by going on-stage. His first major film appearance was as King Herod -- complete...

33. Julie Delpy

Actress | Trois couleurs: Blanc

Julie Delpy was born in Paris, France, in 1969 to Albert Delpy and Marie Pillet, both actors.

She was first featured in Jean-Luc Godard's Détective (1985) at the age of fourteen. She has starred in many American and European productions since then, including Disney's The Three Musketeers (...

34. Julio Ramírez

Soundtrack | Mi pecado

Julio Ramírez was born on December 21, 1987 in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico as Julio Ramírez Eguía. He is an actor, known for Mi pecado (2009), Código postal (2006) and Reik & Maluma: Amigos Con Derechos (2018).

35. Kaitlyn Dever

Actress | Detroit

Having been named one of Variety's 10 Actors to Watch, Kaitlyn Dever has become one of Hollywood's top emerging young actresses.

Dever has showcased her versatility, appearing in movies such as Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar, James Ponsoldt's The Spectacular Now, Destin Daniel Cretton's Short Term 12, ...

36. Karri Turner

Actress | Get Smart

Karri was born in Fort Worth, Texas. She attended college in Tulsa before moving to Southern California to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. After graduating from AADA, she performed with the famed "Groundlings" comedy troupe (Sun Co) and the West Coast Ensemble theater company. Karri ...

37. Kiefer Sutherland

Actor | 24

Kiefer Sutherland was born in London, England, UK, to Canadian actors Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, who moved to California shortly after his birth. His maternal grandfather, Tommy Douglas, was a Scottish-born Canadian politician who was a Premier of Saskatchewan for over 17 years and led ...

38. Larry Bryggman

Actor | Die Hard with a Vengeance

Larry Bryggman was born on December 21, 1938 in Concord, California, USA as Arvid Laurence Bryggman. He is an actor, known for Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Spy Game (2001) and As the World Turns (1956). He has been married to Tracey Hanley Bryggman since 1999. They have two children. He was ...

39. Leda Valladares

Composer | El canto cuenta su historia

Leda Valladares was born on December 17, 1925 in Tucumán, Argentina. She was a composer and actress, known for El canto cuenta su historia (1976), Hermógenes Cayo (Imaginero) (1969) and Ocurrido en Hualfín (1965). She died on July 13, 2012 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

40. Lumi Cavazos

Actress | Como agua para chocolate

Born Luz Maria Cavazos in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey, she moved with her family to Guadalajara when she was 7 years old. At the age of 15 she was bitten by the acting bug, which led her to join a theater group while still finishing her high school years. At 19 she moved to Mexico City ...

41. Manolo Tena

Soundtrack | ¿Por qué lo llaman amor cuando quieren decir sexo?

Manolo Tena was born on December 21, 1951 in Benquerencia de la Serena, Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain as José Manuel de Tena Caballero. He was married to Marlene Cuban and Ana. He died on April 4, 2016 in Madrid, Spain.

42. Marcelo Marcote

Actor | Rolando Rivas, taxista

Marcelo Marcote was born on December 21, 1966. He is an actor, known for Rolando Rivas, taxista (1972), Rolando Rivas, taxista (1974) and Tú me enloqueces (1976).

43. Matias Almeyda

Self | Videomatch

Matias Almeyda was born on December 21, 1973 in Azul, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Matías Jesús Almeyda. He has been married to Luciana García Pena since March 20, 2015. They have three children. He was previously married to María.

44. Michael Horse

Actor | Twin Peaks

Michael Horse was born on December 21, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Michael James Heinrich. He is an actor and writer, known for Twin Peaks (1990), Passenger 57 (1992) and The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981). He has been married to Pennie Opal Plant since 2009. He was previously married...

45. Michelle Hurd

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Michelle Hurd was born on December 21, 1966 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Justice League of America (1997) and Daredevil (2015). She has been married to Garret Dillahunt since 2007.

46. Mike Vitar

Actor | The Sandlot

Mike Vitar started acting at age 12, when a casting manager spotted him in line for a ride at a school carnival. After several roles as a child, such as The Sandlot (1993), D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994) and D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996), and a couple guest roles on TV series as a teenager, he ...

47. Paco de Lucía

Soundtrack | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Paco de Lucía was born on December 21, 1947 in Algeciras, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain as Francisco Sánchez Gómez. He was married to Casilda Varela. He died on February 25, 2014 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

48. Paloma Herrera

Actress | Le corsaire

Paloma Herrera was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is an actress, known for Le corsaire (1999), So You Think You Can Dance (2005) and Variety and Virtuosity: American Ballet Theatre Now (1998).

49. Paul Winchell

Actor | The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Born Paul Wilchinsky on December 21, 1922, the son of Sol and Clara Wilchinsky, Paul Winchell grew up to be the most beloved ventriloquist of American children. Ironically, as famous as Paul was, his dummy, Jerry Mahoney, was probably more famous. Not since Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in the ...

50. Pedro Maratea

Actor | Entre el barro

Pedro Maratea was born on December 21, 1912 in Argentina. He was an actor, known for Gold in Clay (1939), La vuelta de Rocha (1937) and Crisol de hombres (1954). He died on July 1, 2002 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

51. Phil Donahue

Producer | Body of War

Phil Donahue was born on December 21, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Phillip John Donahue. He is an actor and producer, known for Body of War (2007), Donahue (1967) and Frasier (1993). He has been married to Marlo Thomas since May 21, 1980. He was previously married to Marge Cooney.

52. Ray Romano

Actor | Everybody Loves Raymond

Ray Romano grew up in Forest Hills, Queens. He performed in the NYC comedy club circuit before landing a guest spot on The Letterman Show. It was here that he propelled his TV show Everybody Loves Raymond.

He was also the voice of the Mammoth in the extremely successful Ice Age Series Movies.

He is ...

53. Ric Marlow

Actor | Magnum, P.I.

Ric Marlow was born on December 21, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA as Sanford Phillip Schafler. He was an actor, known for Magnum, P.I. (1980), The Dish (2000) and Roswell (1999). He was married to Julia English, Irene S. Franken, Dorothy Juana Sophia Cobarrubias, Leslie Parrish and Katherine...

54. Ron Bass

Actor | Saturday Night's Main Event

Former American professional wrestler who competed for a variety of National Wrestling Alliance territories, WWE and several independents from the 1970s until 1991, and then on and off from 2005 to 2013. Teamed with Don Bass as the Bass Brothers. He won his first title by defeating the Lumberjack ...

55. Samuel L. Jackson

Actor | Pulp Fiction

Samuel L. Jackson is an American producer and highly prolific actor, having appeared in over 100 films, including Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Unbreakable (2000), Shaft (2000), Formula 51 (2001), Black Snake Moan (2006), Snakes on a Plane (2006), and the Star Wars prequel trilogy (1999-2005), ...

56. Sebastián Passarella

Sebastián Passarella died on November 17, 1995 in Beccar, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

57. Shane Graham

Actor | Ride

Shane Graham is an American actor, martial artist, and horsemen. He studied at the Austin School of Film and The New York Film Academy in Acting for Film. Shane Graham resides in Los Angeles, California. He was born in Bryan, Texas and raised on farm land. Shane was raised to ride horses and ...

58. Stela Popescu

Actress | In fiecare zi mi-e dor de tine

Stela Popescu was born on December 21, 1935 in Slobozia, Ialomita, Romania. She was an actress, known for In fiecare zi mi-e dor de tine (1988), Vin ciclistii (1968) and O seara la Revista (2013). She died on November 23, 2017 in Bucharest, Romania.

59. Ted Griffin

Writer | Matchstick Men

Ted Griffin was born on December 21, 1970 in Pasadena, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Matchstick Men (2003), Terriers (2010) and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013). He has been married to Sutton Foster since October 25, 2014.

60. Tom Payne

Actor | The Walking Dead

Tom Payne was born on December 21, 1982 in Chelmsford, Essex, England. He is an actor, known for The Walking Dead (2010), The Physician (2013) and Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008).

61. Tom Sturridge

Actor | On the Road

Tom Sturridge was born in London, England. He is the son of actress Phoebe Nicholls and sometime-actor and full-time director Charles Sturridge, and the grandson of actors Anthony Nicholls and Faith Kent. His maternal great-grandfather, Horace Nicholls, was a prominent photographer.

Tom started his ...

62. Ulli Lommel

Actor | Strangers in Paradise

Widely known for his frequent collaborations with Rainer Werner Fassbinder, a creative partnership which lasted 10 years and produced over 20 films, Ulli Lommel is one of the most consistently creative filmmakers to come from the New German Cinema movement.

The son of German comic performer Ludwig ...

63. Wes Farrell

Soundtrack | The Partridge Family

Wes Farrell was born on December 21, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA as Wesley Donald Fogel. He was married to Jean Alice Inman, Pamela Hensley, Tina Sinatra and Joan Arthurs. He died on February 29, 1996 in Coconut Grove, Florida, USA.

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