Birthdays: December 16by bcampos862 | created - 16 Dec 2015 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
1. Liv Ullmann
Actress | Viskningar och rop
Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-'50s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar ...
Actress | Fletch
Born in New Jersey and raised in suburban Chicago, Alison La Placa received a degree in drama from Illinois Wesleyan University and received extensive training in classical piano and voice. She has starred on stage in regional productions of the musicals "Dames at Sea" and "Company", as well as the...
5. Allan Graf
Stunts | Due Date
Graf is one of Hollywood's premier 2nd unit directors and stunt coordinators whose 35 year career behind the cameras includes the staging of stunts in over five dozen films while directing second unit action on three dozen features, including such recent films as Todd Phillips' comedy "Due Date, "...
Anna Popplewell was born on December 16, 1988 in London, England as Anna Katherine Popplewell. She is an actress, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) and Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012). She is also known ...
10. Arthur C. Clarke
Writer | 2001: A Space Odyssey
Arthur C. Clarke was born in the seaside town of Minehead, Somerset, England in December 16, 1917. In 1936 he moved to London, where he joined the British Interplanetary Society. There he started to experiment with astronautic material in the BIS, write the BIS Bulletin and science fiction. During ...
Actor | Los chicos crecen
Arturo García Buhr was born on December 16, 1905 in Dolores, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was an actor and director, known for The Kids Grow Up (1942), Mi mujer, la sueca y yo (1967) and ¿Vendrás a media noche? (1950). He was married to Aída Olivier. He died on October 4, 1995 in ...
14. Barbara Kent
Actress | Lonesome
A pretty, diminutive (4'11") actress of the silent and early sound era, Barbara Cloutman (later Kent) was born in Gadsby, Alberta, Canada on December 16, 1907. Upon graduating from Hollywood High School in 1925, Kent won the Miss Hollywood Pageant, and set her sights on a career in the movies. She ...
15. Ben Cross
Actor | Star Trek
Ben Cross was born Harry Bernard Cross on December 16, 1947, in London, England. He began acting at a very young age and participated in grammar school plays -- most notably playing "Jesus" in a school pageant at age 12.
Ben left home and school at age 15 and worked various jobs, including work as a...
16. Benjamin Bratt
Actor | Miss Congeniality
The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, an indigenous Quechua Peruvian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco. He is known for his roles in the films Traffic (2000), Miss Congeniality (2000), and Despicable Me 2 (2013). He is ...
17. Benny Andersson
Soundtrack | Mamma Mia!
Benny Andersson was born in 1946 outside of Stockholm, Sweden. His father and grandfather both being musicians, Benny was introduced to the accordion at an early age. With little patience for conventional music lessons, Benny is known to pick up just about any instrument and play it with ease. ...
18. Bill Hicks
Producer | Ninja Bachelor Party
Born in Georgia but raised in Houston since the age of 7, this self-described "Prince of Darkness" was compelled to use the comedy stage as his philosophic soapbox. At 13, he would sneak out of his suburban house to hustle his way onto open-mike night rosters. In two brief decades, Hicks worked his...
Producer | The Kelly Clarkson Show
Brandon Blackstock was born on December 16, 1976 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Brandon Narvel Blackstock. He is known for his work on The Kelly Clarkson Show (2019) and Blake Shelton Live: It's All About Tonight (2010). He has been married to Kelly Clarkson since October 20, 2013. They have two ...
Actress | Khushiyaan
Candice Loren Crawford grew up in Dallas, Texas. Her father is a dermatologist and her mother is a teacher. She has one older brother, Chace Crawford, who is an actor. After graduation from high school in 2005, she moved to Columbia, Missouri to attend the University of Missouri and pursue a career...
25. Charles Dennis
Writer | Chicanery
Charles Dennis began his career at the age of eight on the Canadian radio series "Peter and the Dwarf". He made his professional stage debut at 16 at the Red Barn Theatre. At 17 he became Canada's youngest film and theater critic, for the Toronto Telegram. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts ...
26. Christina Cabot
Actress | The Incredible Hulk
The youngest daughter of jazz trumpeter Joe Cabot and singer/actress Cindy Lord, Christina was born in New York City and raised in an artistic household 20 miles north of the city. She attended New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, and while there trained with many renowned ...
Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Christopher Biggins was born on December 16, 1948 in Oldham, Lancashire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), Masada (1981) and Revelations (2005). He has been married to Neil Sinclair since December 30, 2006. He was previously married to Beatrice Aston...
Actor | The Bill
Worked in the Merchant Navy, trained as a Graphic Designer and worked as a minicab driver. First drama job was Assistant Stage Manager at the Richmond Theatre. First acting role was in the play "Woman in a Dressing Gown" at said theatre. First break was a guest appearance in The Sweeney (1974).
30. Daniel Cosgrove
Actor | Van Wilder
Daniel Cosgrove was born on December 16, 1970 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Daniel Thomas Cosgrove. He is an actor, known for Van Wilder: Party Liaison (2002), Guiding Light (1952) and Valentine (2001). He has been married to Marie Cosgrove since October 18, 1997. They have four children.
32. Dodd Darin
Dodd Darin was born on December 16, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Dodd Mitchell Cassotto. He is known for his work on Beyond the Sea (2004), Biography (1987) and Bobby Darin: Beyond the Song (1998). He has been married to Audrey Tannenbaum since June 5, 1993. They have two children.
33. Dorothy Abbott
Actress | Dragnet
Perennial starlet Dorothy Abbott was a sexy, vivacious, wide-smiling model, showgirl and actress who could brighten up a room. Unfortunately, her cinematic offerings wound up being pretty minimal and her last years were marred by depression and, ultimately, a tragic end.
She was born Dorothy E. ...
36. Eulalio González
Actor | El pocho
Renowned for portraying his witty, stereotypical norteño character named "Piporro" in the Pedro Infante film Little Love of My Life (1952), Eulalio González quickly became one of the box-office stars of the 1960s and the best norteño comedian ever. Born and raised in northern Mexico, González was ...
37. Flo Rida
Soundtrack | Deadpool
Tramar Lacel Dillard, known professionally as Flo Rida, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and composer from Carol City, Florida. His 2008 breakout single "Low" was number one for 10 weeks in the United States and broke the record for digital download sales at the time of its release. Flo ...
38. Florencia Lozano
Actress | One Life to Live
Florencia is most thankful that her parents moved to the United States from Argentina because she's "had so many opportunities having been born and raised here." Playing the witty, intelligent, hard as nails attorney Tèa Delgado is Florencia's first television series. She has acted in regional ...
39. Frank Deford
Writer | Everybody's All-American
Frank Deford was born on December 16, 1938 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Benjamin Franklin Deford III. He was a writer and actor, known for Everybody's All-American (1988), Trading Hearts (1988) and Alex: The Life of a Child (1986). He was married to Carol Ruth Penner. He died on May 28, 2017 in ...
42. Gail Thackray
Actress | Hard to Die
Gail Thackray was born on December 16, 1964 in Batley, Yorkshire, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Hard to Die (1990), Cellblock Sisters: Banished Behind Bars (1995) and The Curse of the Komodo (2004). She is married to Jason Tucker. She was previously married to Scott Harris.
43. Georgie Parker
Actress | A Country Practice
Georgie Parker was born on December 16, 1964 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Georgina Parker. She is an actress, known for A Country Practice (1981), All Saints (1998) and The 13th Floor (1988). She has been married to Steve Worland since March 5, 1994. They have one child.
45. Gretchen Palmer
Actress | Red Heat
Gretchen Palmer was born on December 16, 1961 in Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA as Gretchen Frances Palmer. She is known for her work on Red Heat (1988), When Harry Met Sally... (1989) and Wishmaster (1997). She has been married to Blake Adams since December 12, 1998. They have one child.
46. Hallee Hirsh
Actress | You've Got Mail
Born in 1987 at Offut Air Force Base of military parents, Hallee started acting professionally at age 3 while her parents were stationed in Pensacola Fla. She had her first stage role at age 3, was discovered by agents, and immediately began booking commercials first in Florida and, soon after, in ...
47. Hardie Albright
Actor | So Big!
Hardie Albright's parents had a traveling vaudeville act, in which he made his stage debut at the age of six. He studied drama at Carnegie Tech and was a member of Eva Le Gallienne's repertory theater. He appeared in many Broadway plays before making his film debut in 1931. Appearing in over 50 ...
52. James Mangold
Producer | Logan
James Mangold is an American film and television director, screenwriter and producer. Films he has directed include Girl, Interrupted (1999), Walk the Line (2005), which he also co-wrote, the 2007 remake 3:10 to Yuma (2007), The Wolverine (2013), and Logan (2017).
Mangold also wrote and directed Cop...
53. Jane Austen
Writer | Sense and Sensibility
Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775, to the local rector, Rev. George Austen (1731-1805), and Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827). She was the seventh of eight children. She had one older sister, Cassandra. In 1783 she went to Southampton to be taught by a relative, Mrs. Cawley, but was brought ...
55. Jeffrey Stone
Writer | Strange Portrait
Jeffrey Stone spent 14 years in the film industry in Hollywood, Italy and Spain. The start to his career came as the model for "Prince Charming" in Disney's "Cinderella". He went on to play "D'Artagnan" in the TV series, The Three Musketeers (1956) (aka The Three Musketeers). He appeared in ...
56. Joe Absolom
Actor | Doc Martin
Born in 1978, Joe Absolom began acting in 1990 at age 11 in a peanut butter advertisement. After appearing in Screenplay: Antonia and Jane (1990) , he achieved fame as Matthew Rose in EastEnders (1985) in 1997 at age 18. After leaving EastEnders (1985) in 2000, he has appeared in Long Time Dead (...
58. Jon Huber
Actor | WWF SmackDown!
American professional wrestler who competed for a variety of wrestling promotions from 2003 to 2011 as Brodie Lee and as Luke Harper for WWE starting in 2011. Debuted for Roc City Wrestling and competed for NWA Upstate, Ballpark Brawl, Keystone Championship Wrestling, NWA Empire, Empire State ...
59. Jon Tenney
Actor | Tombstone
Jon Tenney was born on December 16, 1961 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA as Jonathan F. W. Tenney. He is an actor and director, known for Tombstone (1993), Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) and Legion (2010). He has been married to Leslie Urdang since June 16, 2012. He was previously married to Teri ...
60. Jonathan Scarfe
Actor | The Equalizer 2
Jonathan Scarfe was born on December 16, 1975 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Jonathan J. Scarfe. He is an actor and director, known for The Equalizer 2 (2018), Van Helsing (2016) and Hell on Wheels (2011). He has been married to Suki Kaiser since August 30, 1998. They have two children.
62. Joyce Bulifant
Actress | Airplane!
Joyce Bulifant was born on December 16, 1937 in Newport News, Virginia, USA as Joyce Collins Boulifant. She is an actress, known for Airplane! (1980), Dirty Love (2005) and American Playhouse (1981). She was previously married to Roger Perry, Glade Bruce Hansen, William Asher, Edward Mallory and ...
64. Julito McCullum
Actor | Akeelah and the Bee
Uriel McCullum was born on December 16, 1990 in Brooklyn, New York. Before his debut into the cinematic world Julito was a dancer for the New York Knicks and Liberty. Born to Colombian and American parents Glynis and Uriel Almanza his mom decided after his fathers murder in a robbery gone bad, to ...
66. Jyoti Amge
Actress | American Horror Story
Jyoti Amge was born on December 16, 1993 in Nagpur, India as Jyoti Kisange Amge. She is an actress, known for American Horror Story (2011), Entertainment Tonight (1981) and American Horror Story FreakShow: Extra-Ordinary-Artists (2014).
Actress | The Princess Diaries
Kathleen Marshall is a graduate of Northwestern University who made her New York theatre debut in the Off-Broadway production of 'Wrong Turn at Lungfish' at the Promenade Theatre. Other stage credits include the LA premiere of 'Life Beneath the Roses', 'The Odyssey', 'Medea', 'Antigone', and '...
68. Katie Leigh
Actress | Darkwing Duck
Katie Leigh was born on December 16, 1958 in Carmel, California, USA as Katherine Leigh. She is known for her work on Darkwing Duck (1991), Barnyard (2006) and Dungeons & Dragons (1983). She has been married to Vincent Panzero since 2009. She was previously married to Mark Pavlakovich.
70. Krysten Ritter
Actress | Jessica Jones
Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica Jones in the Peabody, Hugo, and Emmy Award winning Netflix original series, Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015). Her performance, which earned her a prestigious Critics Choice nomination, a Saturn nomination, a Webby Award and a Glamour Best International TV Actress Award,...
72. Lalah Hathaway
Soundtrack | Hidden Figures
Lalah was born Eulaulah Hathaway in Chicago, Illinois, into a family for whom music was their first language. She is the daughter of the great Donny Hathaway. As raised by Donny and Eulaulah Hathaway, Lalah and her younger sister, Kenya Hathaway, were baptized in pan-cultural artistic expressions ...
73. Larry Poindexter
Actor | The Hard Times of RJ Berger
The son of Tony Award winning lighting and set designer H.R. Poindexter and opera singer Sue Ann Poindexter, he began acting in college, then appeared in summer stock in his native Texas at the Dallas Summer Musicals, as well as the St. Louis MUNY, Atlanta's Theatre Under the Stars and The Kenley ...
74. Lesley Stahl
Actress | Eagle Eye
Lesley Stahl was born on December 16, 1941 in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA as Lesley Rene Stahl. She is an actress, known for Eagle Eye (2008), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) and 60 Minutes (1968). She has been married to Aaron Latham since February 17, 1977. They have one child. She was previously...
75. Lola Créton
Actress | Après mai
Lola Crèton is a French actress. Her first debut was in a short film, Imago. Her first serious role was in Barbe-Bleu, directed by Catherine Breillat. She plays Camille in Goodbye first love, a film by Mia Hansen Løve. The film was an official selection at Locarno and New York Film Festival.
77. Lucille Lortel
Lucille Lortel was born on December 16, 1900 in New York City, New York, USA as Lucille Wadler. She was an actress, known for Sessue Hayakawa in 'The Man Who Laughed Last' (1929), Everything Happens to Me (1930) and Grounds for Murder (1930). She died on April 4, 1999 in New York City.
Soundtrack | Total Recall
Beethoven was the child of a Flamian musician family and became a member of the electoral orchestra of Bonn in 1783. In 1787 he studied at Mozart's in Vienna and in 1792 he moved all to Vienna becoming a student of Franz Joseph Haydn. The Vienna High Society loved him as a piano player as well as ...
79. Luisa Ranieri
Actress | Letters to Juliet
Luisa Ranieri was born on December 16, 1973 in Naples, Campania, Italy. She is an actress, known for Letters to Juliet (2010), The Friends at the Margherita Cafe (2009) and Basette (2006). She has been married to Luca Zingaretti since May 23, 2012. They have two children.
Actress | Prénom Carmen
Maruschka Detmers was born in the Netherlands in 1962, but moved to France when she was a teenager to work as an au-pair.
During her time in France, she came to the notice of French avant-garde director Jean-Luc Godard and was signed to played the female lead in First Name: Carmen (1983), also ...
81. Mauricio Garcés
Actor | Don Juan 67
Mauricio Garcés was born on December 16, 1926 in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico as Mauricio Feres Yázbek. He was an actor, known for Don Juan 67 (1967), El renegado blanco (1960) and The Brainiac (1962). He died on February 27, 1989 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.
83. Michael Jibson
Actor | Les Misérables
Michael Jibson is an Olivier Award winning actor from Hull in the UK.
He is married to the actress Caroline Sheen. His father, Tim Jibson, works in local radio in Hull. His brother is the actor/director and producer Paul Jibson. Michael grew up in Hessle and attended Hessle High School.
He made his ...
86. Mikko Alanne
Writer | The Long Road Home
Mikko Alanne is a screenwriter, showrunner, and documentary filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He is best known for creating the National Geographic Channel's acclaimed global event series about the Iraq War, The Long Road Home, based on the best-selling book by Martha Raddatz.
Alanne's most recent ...
87. Miranda Otto
Miranda Otto is an Australian actress. Otto is a daughter of actors Barry Otto and Lindsay Otto, and half-sister of actress Gracie Otto. She began her acting career at age 18 in 1986, and has appeared in a variety of independent and major studio films. Otto made her major film debut in Emma's War (...
Actor | The Gods Must Be Crazy
N!xau, a San from the Kalahari Desert, was discovered by director Jamie Uys and cast in the lead role in the 1980 movie The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980). He received only a few hundred dollars for his work in that film, but was astute enough to negotiate for over half a million for his appearance in ...
Actor | Doctor Who
Nicholas Courtney was born in Egypt, the son of a British diplomat. His early years were spent in Kenya and France and he was called up for National Service at the age of 18. After 18 months of duty in the British forces, Courtney joined the Webber Douglas drama school. He spent two years there and...
92. Noël Coward
Writer | In Which We Serve
Noel Coward virtually invented the concept of Englishness for the 20th century. An astounding polymath - dramatist, actor, writer, composer, lyricist, painter, and wit -- he was defined by his Englishness as much as he defined it. He was indeed the first Brit pop star, the first ambassador of "cool...
94. Patti Deutsch
Actress | The Emperor's New Groove
Patti Deutsch was born on December 16, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Patricia Deutsch. She was an actress, known for The Emperor's New Groove (2000), Tarzan (1999) and Mr. Mom (1983). She was married to Donald Ross. She died on July 26, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
95. Paul Vogt
Actor | MADtv
Paul Vogt from Hairspray Live! (2016) found himself back on NBC where he originally landed Hollywood recognition as the breakout star of The Rerun Show (2002) when he portrayed Mrs. Garrett from "The Facts of Life". Since then, he has become a permanent cast member on MADtv (1995) (FOX's successful...
98. Peter Schrum
Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day
Attending a catholic school, Peter "Pete" Schrum realized that he wanted to be an actor. Born in 1934, Peter started doing play acting and drama all over the place. He was enthused to work and loved doing stage. He and lifelong friends vowed to become actors one day. Peter was the only one to ...
99. Peter Van Norden
Peter Van Norden was born on December 16, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA as Peter Edward Van Norden. He is an actor, known for The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (1991), Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) and The Stand (1994). He is married to Wendy Edith Van Norden.
100. Philip K. Dick
Writer | Blade Runner
Philip Kindred Dick was born in Chicago in December 1928, along with a twin sister, Jane. Jane died less than eight weeks later, allegedly from an allergy to mother's milk. Dick's parents split up during his childhood, and he moved with his mother to Berkeley, California, where he lived for most of...