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


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1. 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. ...

2. 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 ...

3. 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 ...

4. 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).

5. 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...

6. 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 ...

7. John Cassavetes

Actor | Love Streams

John Cassavetes was a Greek-American actor, film director, and screenwriter. He is considered a pioneer of American independent film, as he often financed his own films.

Cassavetes was born in New York City in 1929 to Nicholas John Cassavetes and his wife, Katherine Demetre (1906-1983). Nicholas was...

8. 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 (2004) and Bree in the film Transamerica (2005)...

9. 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 ...

10. 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.

11. 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).

12. 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 ...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. Allison Smith

Actress | The West Wing

Allison Smith's career started on Broadway at the age of nine, in the original production of "Evita", 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, ...

16. 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 ...

17. Kevin Daniels

Actor | Why Women Kill

Kevin Daniels was born on December 9, 1976 in San Diego, California, USA as Kevin Dwight Daniels Jr. He is an actor, known for Why Women Kill (2019), Atypical (2017) and Sirens (2014).

18. Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Actor | The Fighting O'Flynn

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 ...

19. 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).

20. 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 ...

21. 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 ...

22. Richard Brooks

Actor | The Crow: City of Angels

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 ...

23. 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 ...

24. Kurt Angle

Actor | Warrior

Kurt Angle was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He won a Olympic Gold Medal in 1996 having notoriously won it with a broken neck. In 1998 he transitioned into professional wrestling where he sky rocked to success after joining the World Wrestling Federation. He later became the first ever ...

25. 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 ...

26. Buck Henry

Writer | The Graduate

Prolific, multi-talented comedy writer, story editor, actor and director. His father was an Air Force general (Paul Steinberg Zuckerman) turned stockbroker and his mother was silent screen star Ruth Taylor, formerly a member of Mack Sennett's bathing beauties. Buck Henry's first fling with comedy ...

27. 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 ...

28. Pixie Davies

Actress | Mary Poppins Returns

Pixie Davies was born on December 9, 2006 in England. She is an actress, known for Mary Poppins Returns (2018), Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016) and Humans (2015).

29. 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 ...

30. 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 ...

31. Lance Krall

Writer | It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

With his father, John Krall, being a Naval aviator, and his mother, Yung Krall, working as a spy for the CIA and FBI, Lance spent most of his young life moving from country to country, state to state. After retirement, the family finally settled in Atlanta, Georgia.

After getting his BA in Film and ...

32. Mario Cantone

Actor | Sex and the City

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 ...

33. Cody Kennedy

Actress | It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Cody Kennedy is an American actress with a wide range of film and television roles under her belt. As a teen, Cody acted in numerous music videos for top artists like Justin Timberlake', Miley Cyrus, and Steve Aoki. Both David Fincher and Brett Ratner handpicked Cody for their projects. Music ...

34. 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 ...

35. 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...

36. Mary Scott

Actress | The Prudential Family Playhouse

Mary Scott was born on December 9, 1921 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Prudential Family Playhouse (1950), Philo Vance Returns (1947) and Johnny Cool (1963). She was married to Cedric Hardwicke. She died on April 22, 2009 in Riverside County, California.

37. 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.

38. 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,...

39. 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 The Love Witch (2016). She has been married to Matt Bellamy since August 10, 2019.

40. 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 ...

41. Luisa Bradshaw-White

Actress | This Life

Luisa Bradshaw-White was born on December 9, 1974 in Eastcote, Middlesex, England. She is an actress, known for This Life (1996), Holby City (1999) and EastEnders (1985). She has been married to Annette Yeo since July 20, 2015. They have two children.

42. 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).

43. 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 ...

44. Brandon Davis

Actor | First Monday

Brandon Davis was born on December 9, 1980 in the USA as Brandon Jack James Davis. He is an actor, known for First Monday (2002), Undressed (1999) and Even Stevens (2000).

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: Judgment Day (1991), Near Dark (1987) and Joy Ride (2001). He died on October 21, 2001 in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

46. Todd Allen

Actor | Django Unchained

Actor/writer/producer Todd Allen has appeared in close to 70 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 the Territorial ...

47. Max Nichols

Director | Two Night Stand

Max Nichols was born on December 9, 1973 in the USA. He is a director and actor, known for Two Night Stand (2014), Heft and Day 5 (2016). He has been married to Rachel Nichols since May 25, 2001.

48. Frances Reid

Actress | Days of Our Lives

Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, and was raised in Berkeley, California, she attended/graduated at The Pasadena Community Playhouse where her major was acting, and she pursued her career immediately. The Emmy Award nominee who has played Alice Horton for the entire 37 years that Days of Our Lives has ...

49. Lori Greiner

Producer | Shark Tank

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 ...

50. Cosmo Pfeil

Assistant Director | Take Shelter

Cosmo Pfeil was born on December 9, 1977 in Shoreham, Vermont, USA as Cosmo Colyer Pfeil. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Take Shelter (2011), Acceptable Limits and Person of Interest (2011). He has been married to Betty Gilpin since August 6, 2016.


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