Famous People Born On December 18th

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Billie Eilish
(The Youngest Recipient of the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and Record of the Year)
Billie Eilish
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Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

A young singer and songwriter who rose to international fame while still in her teens, Billie Eilish is blessed with a soprano vocal range and an ethereal voice. Already the recipient of numerous accolades, including five Grammy awards, she was named in Time magazine’s  inaugural "Time 100 Next" list in 2019.

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Brad Pitt
(Actor)
Brad Pitt
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States

Counted among the most influential and powerful people in the American entertainment industry, Brad Pitt is an actor and film producer who has appeared in many big-budget productions. He was cited as the world’s most attractive man for several years. He is also involved in various philanthropic and humanitarian endeavors.

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Joseph Stalin
(Soviet Political Leader & Dictator Who Led the Soviet Union from 1922 Until His Death in 1953)
Joseph Stalin
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Birth Year: 1878
Birthplace: Gori, Georgia
Died: March 5, 1953

Controversial Russian dictator, Joseph Stalin, ruled the Soviet Union for around 25 years from 1929 to 1953 and is credited for making it a prominent industrial and military power of the world. During the Second World War, his army defeated the Nazis too. However, his regime was also one of terror and brutality where numerous Soviet citizens lost their lives.

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Steven Spielberg
(One of the Most Influential Personalities in the History of Cinema & Hollywood's Best Known Director)
Steven Spielberg
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Film director, producer, and screenwriter Steven Spielberg is one of the most popular directors and producers in film history. A pioneer of the New Hollywood era, he popularized the genre of escapist films. As of 2020, he is the highest-grossing film director in history. He has won the Academy Award for Best Director twice.

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Christina Aguilera
(American Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Four-Octave Vocal Range)
Christina Aguilera
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States

Having sold more than 75 million records worldwide, Christina Aguilera is one of the best-selling music artists of the current generation. In 2008, she was named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time list. In 2013, she was named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world list.

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Steve Austin
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time)
Steve Austin
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Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Victoria, Texas, United States

Steve Austin, popularly known as Stone Cold Steve Austin, is an American television host, actor, producer, and retired professional wrestler. He is one of the most popular and influential WWE wrestlers of all time. He played an important role in popularizing WWE's Attitude Era, during which he was the face of the company.

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Edmund Kemper
(Serial Killer)
Edmund Kemper
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Burbank, California

Edmund Kemper is a serial killer, rapist and a necrophile. He was charged, convicted and sentenced to eight concurrent life sentences in 1973 for murdering ten people, including his paternal grandparents and mother. Most of his victims were female college students and hitchhikers, whom he lured into his vehicle and then killed them. He later decapitated and violated them.

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Ray Liotta
(Actor)
Ray Liotta
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 26, 2022

Ray Liotta was an American actor who voiced the central character, Tommy Vercetti, in one of the most popular video games of all time, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Ray Liotta's incredible journey from being an abandoned child, who was adopted from an orphanage, to becoming a popular actor is a ray of hope for many people.

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Katie Holmes
(Actress)
Katie Holmes
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States

Regarded as one of the most beautiful actresses, Katie Holmes has been included in FHM magazine's sexiest women in the world list on multiple occasions. In 2003, she was named in People magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People list. An actress with a great sense of fashion, she launched a clothing line named Holmes & Yang with stylist Jeanne Yang.

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Cicely Tyson
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Films: 'Sounder' and ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman’)
Cicely Tyson
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Birth Year: 1924
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 28, 2021
Cicely Tyson is best known for her Academy Award-nominated role of Rebecca Morgan in Sounder and her Emmy-winning performance in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. She is also a Tony- and Drama Desk-winning theater actor. Fans also loved her as Ophelia Harkness in How to Get Away with Murder.
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DMX
(Rapper)
DMX
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
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Ashley Benson
(Actress)
Ashley Benson
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Anaheim Hills, Anaheim, California, United States
Best known to fans as Hanna Marin from Pretty Little Liars, a role that fetched her multiple Teen Choice awards, Ashley Benson had started modeling with Ford Models at age 8. She is also known for her roles in the film Spring Breakers and the series Days of Our Lives.
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Sia Furler
(Singer-Songwriter)
Sia Furler
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

Australian singer-songwriter, voice-actress and director Sia Furler rose to fame with albums like We Are Born. Moving on, she bolstered her career with albums like 1000 Forms of Fear that debuted atop the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and singles like Cheap Thrills, her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one. Furler has also co-written hit songs like Diamonds, Titanium and Wild Ones.

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Keith Richards
(Musician)
Keith Richards
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Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom

Keith Richards is a musician and songwriter. He is credited with co-founding one of the most popular rock bands ever, The Rolling Stones. Also a guitarist, he was ranked fourth on Rolling Stone magazine's 100 best guitarists list in 2011. Richards' look and characterization inspired the character of Captain Teague who appears in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand
(The person whose assassination sparked the First World War)
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
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Birth Year: 1863
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: June 28, 1914
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the eldest son of Archduke Karl Ludwig, was the heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne. He was also the inspector general of the Austro-Hungarian army. His assassination by Young Bosnia member Gavrilo Princip triggered Austria’s conflict with Serbia, leading to World War I.
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Steve Biko
(Anti-apartheid Activist)
Steve Biko
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Tarkastad, South Africa
Died: September 12, 1977

Civil rights activist Steve Biko, or the Father of Black Consciousness, is remembered for his work against apartheid in South Africa. He founded the Black Consciousness Movement while still a medical school student. He was banned by the pro-apartheid regime in 1973. He was beaten to death in custody.

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Bridgit Claire Mendler
(Actress, singer and songwriter)
Bridgit Claire Mendler
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Washington DC, United States

Bridgit Mendler is best known for her Teen Choice Award-nominated portrayal in Good Luck Charlie and her role of Olivia in the TV movie Lemonade Mouth. Her debut music album contained the chartbusting track Ready or Not. She has also worked for Give With Target and First Book.

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Ty Cobb
(One of the Greatest Player in Baseball History)
Ty Cobb
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Birth Year: 1886
Birthplace: Narrows, Georgia, United States
Died: July 17, 1961
During his 22-season career in Major League Baseball, Tyrus Cobb was known for setting numerous records with his aggressive approach on the field. The outfielder with a record career batting average featured in the list of all-time great players and the Baseball Hall of Fame. Associated with Detroit Tigers for more than two decades, he was also involved in philanthropy.
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Betty Grable
(Actress and Dancer Best Known for Her Films: ‘Mother Wore Tights’ and ‘How to Marry a Millionaire’)
Betty Grable
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Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: July 2, 1973

Betty Grable was one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood during the 1930s and 1940s. She starred in numerous big-budget movies and was at one point the highest-salaried American woman. She began her career as a preteen and gained prominence as a young woman. A celebrated sex symbol, she was the number-one pin-up girl of World War II. 

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Rob Van Dam
(American Professional Wrestler and Actor)
Rob Van Dam
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
Robert Alexander Szatkowski, better known as Rob Van Dam, Robbie V, and RVD, gained fame by winning the WWE, the TNA, and the ECW championships.  Known for his Five Star Frog Splash move, he later appeared in The X-Files and the movies Wrong Side of Town and 3-Headed Shark Attack.
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YBN Nahmir
(Rapper)
YBN Nahmir
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Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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Jason Mantzoukas
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Nahant, Massachusetts, United States
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Trish Stratus
(One of the Most Popular Female Professional Wrestlers in WWE)
Trish Stratus
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Canadian fitness model and former wrestler Trish Stratus is known for her stint with WWF (later renamed WWE). The Diva of the Decade and three-time WWE Babe of the Year has also been a WWE Hardcore Champion. She also became the first female to earn the Lou Thesz Award.

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J. J. Thomson
(Physicist)
J. J. Thomson
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Birth Year: 1856
Birthplace: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Died: August 30, 1940

J. J. Thomson was a British physicist credited with the discovery of the electron, the first subatomic particle to be discovered. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1906 for his work on the conduction of electricity in gases. In 1884, he was appointed Cavendish Professor of Physics at the University of Cambridge. 

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Charles Oakley
(Basketball player)
Charles Oakley
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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Casper Van Dien
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Johnny Rico’ in the Action Film ‘Starship Troopers’)
Casper Van Dien
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Milton, Florida, United States
Casper Van Dien is best known as Johnny Rico from the sci-fi film Starship Troopers. He had recurring roles in the soaps Beverly Hills, 90210 and One Life to Live. Fans also loved him as James Dean in Dean’s 1997 biopic and as Brom von Brunt in Sleepy Hollow.
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Ron White
(Stand-up Comedian)
Ron White
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Birth Year: 1956
Birthplace: Fritch, Texas, United States
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Robert Wahlberg
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Robert Wahlberg is an American actor known for his appearance in films like The Departed and Mystic River. He is also known as the older brother of Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, both established actors and musicians in the American entertainment industry.

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Usman Khawaja
(Cricketer)
Usman Khawaja
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Islamabad, Pakistan

Usman Khawaja is an Australian professional cricket player who has represented the Australian men's cricket team in Test, One Day International, and Twenty20 cricket. In 2011, he became the first Pakistani-born player and the first Muslim to play for the Australian Test team. He went on to represent Australia at the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

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Booger McFarland
(American Football player)
Booger McFarland
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Winnsboro, Louisiana, United States
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Paul Klee
(Painter)
Paul Klee
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Birth Year: 1879
Birthplace: Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland
Died: May 29, 1940
The father of abstract art, Paul Klee’s works contained elements of surrealism, cubism, and expressionism, but they were not part of any specific school. He was also a skilled violinist and an avid reader. He also taught at the Bauhaus and experimented with various media, such as oil, watercolor, and ink.
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Ossie Davis
(Former actor who appeared in films with wife Ruby Dee)
Ossie Davis
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Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: Cogdell, Georgia, United States
Died: February 4, 2005
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Ronald Acuña Jr.
(Baseball Outfielder)
Ronald Acuña Jr.
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: La Guaira, Venezuela
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Kari Byron
(Television presenter, Artist)
Kari Byron
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: California
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Saki
(Writer)
Saki
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Birth Year: 1870
Birthplace: Sittwe, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: November 14, 1916
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Emily Atack
(Actress)
Emily Atack
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Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Luton, Bedfordshire, England

English actress and comedian Emily Atack is best known for her role in the E4 comedy series The Inbetweeners. The daughter of an actress, she developed an early interest in acting and made her debut in a TV show. After establishing herself on TV, she moved to films. She began hosting her own show, The Emily Atack Show, in 2020.

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Josh Dallas
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Josh Dallas is an American actor known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Once Upon a Time and Manifest. Despite being a virtually unknown actor back in 2011, Josh Dallas landed the important role of Fandral in the superhero film Thor and has not looked back since.

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Robson Green
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Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Hexham, Northumberland, England, UK
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Koyuki
(Actress, Model)
Koyuki
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture

Koyuki is a Japanese actress and model best known for her portrayal of Hiromi Ishizaki in the 2005 film Always: Sunset on Third Street, for which she received a nomination for Best Actress at the 29th Japan Academy Film Prize in 2006. Over the course of her career, Koyuki has also won awards, such as the Nikkan Sports Film Award.

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Lucy Worsley
(British Historian Best Known as a Presenter of BBC Television Series on Historical Topics)
Lucy Worsley
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Reading, Berkshire, England

British historian and author Lucy Worsley is not just a curator at the charity Historic Royal Palaces, but is also a famed TV presenter, popular for her work on series such as A Very British Murder and If Walls Could Talk. Suffering from a speech disorder, she pronounces “r” in a peculiar way.

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Vijay Mallya
(Entrepreneur, Politician)
Vijay Mallya
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Indian business magnate and ex-politician Vijay Mallya, known for his flamboyant lifestyle, has donned many hats, from running the largest alcohol company in India; to owning a cricket team and an F-1 team; to launching an airline. Following a financial fraud scandal, he is now facing extradition from the U.K.

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John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan
(English Peer Accused of Murdering the Nanny of His Children)
John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan
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Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: November 8, 1974

John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan was an English peer who disappeared on 8 November 1974 after being suspected of murder. Lucan's personal problems, gambling losses, and mounting legal expenses had a dramatic effect on his life. In 1974, the nanny of Lucan's children, Sandra Rivett, was bludgeoned to death and Lucan went missing, never to be seen again.

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Jacques Pepin
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Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Bourg-en-Bresse, French Third Republic France
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Maria Brink
(Frontwoman of American Alternative Metal Band 'In This Moment')
Maria Brink
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States

Maria Brink is a singer and songwriter best known as the lead singer of the rock band In This Moment.  She developed an early interest in performing and received encouragement from her mother. She began her musical career as a young woman and played with numerous other bands before forming In This Moment. She is also an aspiring artist.

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Angie Stone
(R&B and Soul Singer Best Known as the Former Member of the Hip Hop Trio 'The Sequence')
Angie Stone
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Motivated by her gospel singer father, Angie Stone began singing as a child. She later formed the rap/hip-hop act The Sequence and then became the lead singer of Vertical Hold. Her first solo album, Black Diamond, was a Billboard charter. She has also appeared in movies and campaigned against diabetes.

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Blaze Foley
(Singer-songwriter)
Blaze Foley
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Malvern, Arkansas, United States
Died: February 1, 1989
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Rachel Griffiths
(Actress who portrayed masseuse Brenda Chenowith in the HBO series Six Feet Under, for which she earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 2002)
Rachel Griffiths
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
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Ann Walton Kroenke
(Heiress to the Walmart Fortune)
Ann Walton Kroenke
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: United States of America
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Jeff Kober
(Actor)
Jeff Kober
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Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Billings, Montana, United States
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Robert Leckie
(journalist, historian, writer)
Robert Leckie
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Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: December 24, 2001

Jupiter influences the probability of the personality of all Sagittarian personalities. However, the actual date in which December 18 individuals are born is governed by the influence of Mars, thus explaining the difference in some of the attributes of December 18 individuals from Sagittarian counterparts. People born on this date are friendly and charming with deep sense of kindness, perceptiveness and compassion. The moralistic yet forgiving attitude with a visionary outlook keep these individuals balanced and full of positivity. Additional attributes include traits of assertiveness, alertness and intense curiosity. However, not all is good with these folks as December 18 individuals are prone to personality weakness as well which may come out in open in the form of temper tantrum, moodiness, rebelliousness and frustrated behaviour.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on December 18

Personality
The personality of individuals born on December 18 includes unique traits and characteristic features. Endowed with strong ambition and futuristic vision, these people are highly idealistic folks with principled values and traditions. They have high levels of energy and an enthusiastic disposition which is unmatchable. Although confident and determined, these people have an intense desire for gaining approval of others and thus for the same, constantly seek attention. December 18 individuals need to learn not to get too demanding or have too high expectation as this could lead to disappointment. Talking about nature, these people have an open and generous nature with a sharp sense of humor. They are modest and dedicated with great sense of loyalty and truthfulness.

Health
The health of individuals born on December 18 is mostly sound. More than physical health, it is mental and emotional health that these people take care about. It is their ‘no worry’ attitude that secures these people good health and overall vitality. What’s more, the secret to retaining their youthful exuberance for long is life is also because of this attitude. December 18 folks do not take tension or stress about anything and thus, aim to live life tension-free. This is predominantly one of the best-kept health secrets for these individuals. Individuals with this birthdate should understand that the key lies in moderation. So, whether it is eating a nutritious diet or maintaining an active lifestyle, everything should be done in a balanced way.

Finance
The financial condition of individuals born on December 18 is mostly sound. These people understand the value of money but do not equate the same with success. They are concerned about maintaining a standard of living and thus give money its relative importance but do not let it overpower them. Just like other Sagittarians, earning money is never a problem for December 18 folks. However, it is retaining the same that requires effort as these people are prone to spending carelessly and unwisely.

Career
December 18 individuals find it hard to stick to any particular career or vocation. This is because these people are an excited bunch of people and prefer a career that supports their enthusiasm. Only when December 18 folks are excited would they be eager to go to work each day. Otherwise, they would look for other options as a career choice. Ideally, the perfect job for December 18 folks is one that presents them with new challenges each day and keeps them inspired, stimulated, enthused and stirred always.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Sagittarians born on December 18 are true to their relationships and think of everyone as dearly. Right from parents, siblings, neighbours, relatives and friends, these people maintain a strong bond of love with everyone. As far as friendship is concerned, they people are extremely loyal and are too protective and possessive about their close friends. In love matters as well, December 18 folks are powerfully committed in a love relationship or marriage. They are attentive and concerned about the need of others and possess a great deal of romantic sentimentality. Love, care, compassion, empathy are a few emotions that run high for December 18 individuals. Parenting comes naturally to those born on this date. They are sensitive and caring towards their children. Also, they make sure to give their little ones the understanding and affection they received as children.

Lucky Color: Red, Maroon, Scarlet
Lucky Number: 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 9, 18, 27