Birth Month Day of 12-09 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. John Malkovich

Actor | Being John Malkovich

John Gavin Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, to Joe Anne (Choisser), who owned a local newspaper, and Daniel Leon Malkovich, a state conservation director. His paternal grandparents were Croatian. In 1976, Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded by his friend Gary ...

2. Judi Dench

Actress | Skyfall

Dame Judi Dench was born Judith Olivia Dench in York, England, to Eleanora Olive (Jones), who was from Dublin, Ireland, and Reginald Arthur Dench, a doctor from Dorset, England. She attended Mount School in York, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has performed with the ...

3. Kirk Douglas

Actor | Spartacus

Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. ...

4. Simon Helberg

Actor | The Big Bang Theory

Simon Helberg was born and raised in Los Angeles but despite this, and the fact that his father is the actor Sandy Helberg and his mother the casting director Harriet B. Helberg, his main interest as a young boy was karate. In his teens, though, he discovered acting and went on to study at New York...

5. Jesse Metcalfe

Actor | Desperate Housewives

Jesse Eden Metcalfe was born in Carmel Valley, California, to Nancy (DeMaio) and Jeff Metcalfe. He has Italian, Portuguese, English, French, and Irish ancestry. He was raised in Southeastern Connecticut. Metcalfe attended the Williams School, a private high school in New London, Connecticut. He ...

6. Margaret Hamilton

Actress | The Wizard of Oz

Margaret Hamilton was born December 9, 1902 in Cleveland, Ohio to Jennie and Walter Hamilton. She later attended Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and practiced acting doing children's theater while a Junior League of Cleveland member. Margaret had already built her resume with several...

7. Felicity Huffman

Actress | Transamerica

Felicity toiled away for 20 years in ill fated television shows, Broadway plays and independent films in the shadow of her successful husband, actor William H Macy, then she got the part of Lynette Scavo in the television series Desperate Housewives and the film Transamerica resulting in a Golden ...

8. Michael Dorn

Actor | Star Trek: First Contact

Michael Dorn was born on December 9, 1952 in Luling, Texas, USA as Michiel Dorn. He is an actor and director, known for Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002).

9. John Cassavetes

Actor | Love Streams

John Cassavetes was born on December 9, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as John Nicholas Cassavetes. He was an actor and director, known for Love Streams (1984), The Dirty Dozen (1967) and Husbands (1970). He was married to Gena Rowlands. He died on February 3, 1989 in Los Angeles, California,...

10. Toby Huss

Actor | King of the Hill

Toby Huss was born on December 9, 1966 in Marshalltown, Iowa, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for King of the Hill (1997), Halt and Catch Fire (2014) and Rescue Dawn (2006).

11. Joe Lando

Actor | Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman

A former cook in a Hollywood restaurant, Lando first came to the attention of casting directors in the role of heartthrob Jake Harrison on the soap opera One Life to Live (1968). That job led to the co-starring role as the backwoodsman/love interest of Jane Seymour on TV's Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman...

12. Ashleigh Brewer

Actress | Neighbours

Born 9th December 1990 in Brisbane, Australia, Brewer began her acting career at the tender age of 12 when she joined the children's show The Sleepover Club (2003). A week after graduation she arrived in Melbourne to look for acting work and auditioned for the ongoing role of Kate Ramsay in the ...

13. Beau Bridges

Actor | The Fabulous Baker Boys

Beau Bridges was born in Hollywood, and is the son of actor Lloyd Bridges and his wife, who was his college sweetheart, Dorothy Dean Bridges. Born just two days after the attack on Pearl Harbour, he was delivered by candlelight because of a power blackout. Named Lloyd Vernet Bridges III, his ...

14. Reiko Aylesworth

Actress | AVPR: Aliens vs Predator - Requiem

Reiko was born in Chicago, IL.. She and her younger brother were raised by their mother who worked in a methadone clinic and later ran a jail. When Reiko was 13 yrs. old, they met the man who would become her stepfather and would introduce her to acting and theater. The family soon moved to ...

15. Michael Nouri

Actor | The Hidden

Michael Nouri was born on December 9, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Michael David Nouri. He is an actor, known for The Hidden (1987), Flashdance (1983) and The Terminal (2004). He was previously married to Vicki Light and Lynn Goldsmith.

16. Lori Greiner

Actress | Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens

Lori Greiner was born on December 9, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is an entrepreneur, inventor, and television personality, known for Shark Tank (2009) and Beyond the Tank (2015). She holds over 120 patents and has invented over 400 products. She first appeared on television on the Home ...

17. Joshua Sasse

Actor | No Tomorrow

Joshua Sasse was born on December 9, 1987 in Westminster, London, England as Joshua Seymour Sasse. He is an actor, known for No Tomorrow (2016), Rogue (2013) and Galavant (2015).

18. Allison Smith

Actress | Kate & Allie

Allison Smith's career started at the age of nine in the Broadway musical "Evita", which was quickly followed by her landing the title role of "Annie" on Broadway in the musical, "Annie", at the age of ten. She was the longest-running and youngest star of a Broadway musical at that time and played ...

19. Jolene Purdy

Actress | Donnie Darko

Jolene Purdy was born on December 9, 1983 in Redondo Beach, California, USA as Jolene Aiko Purdy. She is an actress, known for Donnie Darko (2001), Orange Is the New Black (2013) and Under the Dome (2013).

20. Redd Foxx

Actor | Sanford and Son

Redd Foxx began doing stand-up comedy on the infamous "Chitlin' Circuit" in the 1940s and 1950s. Foxx was one of the premier "blue humor" comedians. Blue humor was very dirty, too dirty for white audiences. For years his party albums were not available in white record stores. In the 1960s his ...

21. Richard Brooks

Actor | Being Mary Jane

Commanding actor Richard Brooks was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is an actor, director and singer. Raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Brooks studied acting, dance, and voice work at Interlochen Academy of Arts in Michigan. Later, he moved to New York City and was a student of the Circle in the Square ...

22. Donny Osmond

Soundtrack | Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Donald Clark "Donny" Osmond was born December 9, 1957 in Ogden, Utah, to Olive Osmond (née Davis) and George Osmond on . He was the seventh of eight brothers and has one sister. When Donny was young, his family went to see Lawrence Welk in California. They were unable to meet with him so they ...

23. Broderick Crawford

Actor | All the King's Men

Broderick Crawford is best remembered for two roles: his Oscar-winning turn as Willie Stark in All the King's Men (1949), and as Chief Dan Mathews on the syndicated TV series Highway Patrol (1955). He was also memorable as Judy Holliday's boisterous boyfriend in Born Yesterday (1950).

He was born ...

24. Dick Van Patten

Actor | Spaceballs

Dick Van Patten began acting as a child. He made his first of 27 Broadway appearances, at age seven, in "Tapestry in Grey". After, he appeared in many films, including Freaky Friday (1976), with Jodie Foster; Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) and Spaceballs (1987). His TV credits include his ...

25. Brad Savage

Actor | Red Dawn

Brad had his first career as a child actor from 1967 to 1988. Credits include 7 features, 2 TV series, 7 pilots, numerous TV movies and "Guest Shots", lots of theater and over 100 commercials. Some highlights include:

Red Dawn (1984)/film (Directed by John Milius), "On Golden Pond"/stage (Ahmanson ...

26. Sean Grandillo

Actor | Scream: The TV Series

Sean Grandillo is a Los Angeles based actor and singer from Cleveland, Ohio. After singing in numerous bands through high school, Sean found theater when he was 17, and began training in acting. Along with community theater and professional productions in Ohio, Sean got involved in several ...

27. Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Actor | Little Caesar

Although he appeared in approximately 100 movies or TV shows, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. never really intended to take up acting as a career. However, the environment he was born into and the circumstances naturally led him to be a thespian. Noblesse oblige.

He was born Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr. in ...

28. Todd Allen

Actor | Django Unchained

Actor/writer/producer Todd Allen has appeared in close to 60 film and television productions in his career. He has worked with Kevin Costner on three films and with Robert Duvall on The Apostle (1997), and again on Broken Trail (2006), where Allen received excellent reviews as territorial marshal ...

29. Kurt Angle

Actor | Warrior

Kurt Steven Angle was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a 1996 Olympic Gold Medal winner in the 220lbs weight category. First ever wrestler to hold the WCW and WWF World Championships during the same calendar year, and has held WWF, Intercontinental, European and Hardcore championships ...

30. David Anthony Higgins

Actor | Malcolm in the Middle

David Anthony Higgins was born on December 9, 1961 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Mike & Molly (2010) and The Wrong Guy (1997). He has been married to Julia since 2000. They have two children.

31. Jacqueline Lovell

Actress | Krush the Serpent

Jacqueline Lovell was born and raised in Southern California. From a very young age, she had the immense innate talent and enthusiasm for performance. She expressed this through school musicals and church plays from grade school through high school. In much of her free time, she was writing skits ...

32. Elle Evans

Actress | Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

Elle Evans was born on December 9, 1989 in Paris, Texas, USA as Lindsey Gayle Evans. She is an actress, known for Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015), Muse (2017) and Two and a Half Men (2003).

33. McKayla Maroney

Actress | Bones

McKayla Maroney was born and raised in California. The daughter of Mike and Erin Maroney, she was home-schooled so that she could train as an elite gymnast. She started her senior career in 2011 at the age of 15. At that year's world championships, Maroney won gold medals in the team and vault ...

34. Sebastian Spence

Actor | First Wave

He is most notably recognized today as "Cowboy" Cliff Harting in Hallmark Channel's original television series "Cedar Cove," based on the books by award-winning author Debbie Macomber (series began in 2013)

Not to be typecast, Sebastian has become one of the most sought-after actors in Vancouver, BC...

35. Buck Henry

Writer | The Graduate

Buck Henry was born on December 9, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Buck Henry Zuckerman. He is a writer and actor, known for The Graduate (1967), Get Smart (1965) and Catch-22 (1970). He is married to Sally.

36. Kevin Daniels

Actor | Modern Family

Kevin Daniels was born on December 9, 1976 in San Diego, California, USA as Kevin Dwight Daniels Jr. He is an actor, known for Modern Family (2009), Sirens (2014) and Atypical (2017).

37. Dalton Trumbo

Writer | Roman Holiday

Dalton Trumbo, the Oscar-winning screenwriter, arguably the most talented, most famous of the blacklisted film professionals known to history as the Hollywood 10, was born in Montrose, Colorado to Orus Trumbo and his wife, the former Maud Tillery.

Dalton Trumbo was raised at 1124 Gunnison Ave. in ...

38. Hermione Gingold

Actress | Gigi

One of stage, screen, radio and TV's most delightful, inimitable eccentrics, Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold was born the daughter of an upscale Austrian financier and English homemaker. She made her stage debut in 1908, thus beginning a long, commanding presence in London playing everything from ...

39. Raja Gosnell

Director | Big Momma's House

Raja Gosnell started his film career as an assistant editor in the late 1970s. His first credit as a film's main editor was the romantic comedy "The Lonely Guy" (1984), for director Arthur Hiller. During the 1980s, Gosnell served as editor in films directed by Tom Laughlin, David Worth, Bob Dahlin,...

40. Nicole Randall Johnson

Actress | MADtv

Born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Portland, Oregon and Phoenix, Arizona, Nicole Randall Johnson trained in the B.F.A. Acting/Directing program at University of Arizona in Tucson.

Nicole later moved to Los Angeles where, after 3-years of sketch & improvisation training at the renowned ...

41. John Paragon

Actor | Pee-wee's Playhouse

John Dixon Paragon was born in Alaska, but grew up and attended schools in Fort Collins, Colorado. He got his start in the Los Angeles-based improvisation group The Groundlings alongside Paul Reubens and Phil Hartman. John is best known for his work on children's show Pee-wee's Playhouse where he ...

42. Morton Downey Jr.

Actor | Predator 2

Talk-show host and songwriter ("Because We're Young", "Hearts Are Wild"), composer, author, actor and singer, educated at New York University (BS) and a two-year Law School student. He was a program director and announcer at WPOP in Hartford, Connecticut, and later made several records under his ...

43. Jennifer Korbin

Actress | Lingerie

Jennifer Korbin was born on December 9, 1971 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Jennifer Kolb. She is an actress, known for Lingerie (2009), Resurrection and The Rage Within (2001).

44. Ron Vawter

Actor | The Silence of the Lambs

Ron Vawter was born on December 9, 1948 in Latham, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) and Philadelphia (1993). He died on April 16, 1994.

45. Robert Winley

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Robert Winley was born on December 9, 1952 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Terminator 2 (1991), Near Dark (1987) and Joy Ride (2001). He died on October 21, 2001 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

46. Dick Butkus

Actor | Gremlins 2: The New Batch

Richard J.Butkus "Dick", was born in Chicago, Illinois, December 9, 1942. He graduated from the University of Illinois where he was a two time All- American line backer. A first round draft pick of the Chicago Bears, Dick played for them from 1965-1973, and was named All-Pro linebacker seven times....

47. Mario Cantone

Actor | Sex and the City 2

Mario Cantone is probably best known at home in the US as a comedian, impressionist and singer but he has also made a name for himself as a very successful Broadway actor, appearing in "Love! Valor! Compassion!" in 1995 as well as a number of off-Broadway Shakespeare productions including "The ...

48. Joshua Rudoy

Actor | Harry and the Hendersons

Joshua Rudoy was born on December 9, 1975 in Encino, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Harry and the Hendersons (1987), Flatliners (1990) and What a Dummy (1990).

49. Vinnie Pergola

Actor | Miss Behave

It was evident at a very young age that his inherited gift of creativity (both his parents are artists) would surface at some point. But he didn't follow their footsteps into the art world. Instead, as a young teen, Vinnie Pergola chose to combine his natural curiosity for movies and television, ...

50. Antony Alda

Actor | National Treasure

Antony Alda was born on December 9, 1956 in Saint-Julien, France as Antonio D'Abruzzo. He was an actor and director, known for National Treasure (2004), Role of a Lifetime (2002) and Driving Me Crazy (1991). He was married to Lori Carrell and Leslie Clark. He died on July 3, 2009 in Los Angeles, ...


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