Famous People Born On December 21st

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December 21st individuals belong to the zodiacal group of Sagittarius. Ruled by planet Jupiter, the probability of the personality of December 21 individuals are intensified as Jupiter is not only the ruling planet of the zodiacal group but also the governor of the actual date in which these individuals are born. Thus, the anticipated typicalities and qualities of December 21st individuals are doubled. People born on this date are eloquent, diligent and receptive with an inquisitive mind. They are straightforward and direct in their approach. Warm and courteous, these people possess a great degree of kindness and compassion. They mostly look at the positive side of things and rarely drift away from their optimistic approach. However, Sagittarians born on December 21st are prone to displaying touchy, nervous, wary and reactive behaviour when agitated or in low mood. These uncharacteristic actions are more so prominent in unexpected situations or circumstances.

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 1 
Samuel L. Jackson
37
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Actor and producer, Samuel L. Jackson is widely regarded as one of the most popular actors of his generation. A highly prolific actor, he has appeared in over 150 films and is especially known for his roles in Quentin Tarantino films. Besides acting, he has voiced for several animated films, television series, and video games.

 2 
Steven Yeun
19
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Steven Yeun is best known as Glenn Rhee from the series The Walking Dead and Ben from the film Burning. He has also appeared in the comedy-horror movie Mayhem and voiced Keith in Voltron: Legendary Defender. He has invested in a Los Angeles-based Korean-Mediterranean restaurant, co-owned by his younger brother.
 3 
Jane Fonda
(Actress)
Jane Fonda
36
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Jane Fonda is hailed as one of the best actresses ever and has won two Oscars. She has acted in popular and acclaimed films like Barefoot in the Park, Barbarella, Klute, Coming Home, Julia, The Morning After, The China Syndrome and California Suite. She’s also known for her exercise videos and is famous for her opposition to the Vietnam War.

 4 
Frank Vincent Zappa
(One of the Most Innovative and Stylistically Diverse Musicians of His Generation)
Frank Vincent Zappa
20
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: December 4, 1993

Frank Zappa was an American composer, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and bandleader. Widely regarded as one of the most stylistically diverse and innovative rock musicians of his generation, Zappa was named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Artists of All Time list in 2004. Zappa's works have influenced other musicians like Alice Cooper, Jimi Hendrix, Simon Phillips, Steve Vai, and Warren DeMartini.

 5 
Nostradamus
(French Astrologer and Physician Best Known for His Book 'Les Prophéties')
Nostradamus
12
Birth Year: 1503
Birthplace: Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France
Died: July 2, 1566

Nostradamus was a French physician, astrologer, and respected seer whose book Les Prophéties is viewed as a document that predicts future events. Since the publication of the book, Nostradamus has been praised for his accurate predictions of major world events. His life has been the subject of several films and hundreds of books.

 6 
Kiefer Sutherland
(Actor Best Known for His Role in the Fox Drama Series '24;)
Kiefer Sutherland
21
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: London, England

The son of famous Canadian actors, Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, Kiefer Sutherland followed in his parents' footsteps to become a famous actor. Apart from being a respected and decorated actor, Kiefer is also one of the controversy's favorite children, having been on the wrong side of the law several times.

 7 
Madelyn Cline
(Actress)
Madelyn Cline
32
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Actress, Madelyn Cline, is best known for her role in the Netflix teen drama series Outer Banks. As a child, she began appearing in TV commercials and developed a keen interest in acting. She quit college as a teenager to pursue her passion. She started her career playing minor roles in films and eventually graduated to more serious roles.

 8 
Kaitlyn Dever
(Actress)
Kaitlyn Dever
26
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
 9 
Ray Romano
(Best Known for His Role as Ray Barone on the CBS sitcom 'Everybody Loves Raymond')
Ray Romano
3
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Ray Romano is best known as Ray Barone from Everybody Loves Raymond and Hank Rizzoli from Parenthood. He has also amazed audiences with his roles in Men of a Certain Age and the films The Irishman and Get Shorty. He has competed in the World Series of Poker multiple times.
 10 
Florence Griffith Joyner
(American Track and Field Athlete Who Won Gold Medal in 100 m and 200 m in 1988 Olympics)
Florence Griffith Joyner
19
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: September 21, 1998

Legendary American sprinter Florence Griffith Joyner is still regarded as the fastest woman in the world. Her world records in both the 100m and 200m categories have still not been broken. The three-time Olympic gold medal winner was also known for her six-inch nails and her unconventional outfits.

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Chris Evert
(American Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Chris Evert
13
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Former number 1 tennis player Chris Evert secured 18 Grand Slam singles wins. She won 157 singles and 32 doubles titles, and served as the WTA president for 11 years. The Philippe Chatrier awardee has also served as a coach and an ESPN analyst, and owns an activewear line.
 12 
Thomas Becket
(English Nobleman Who Served as Lord Chancellor from 1155 to 1162)
Thomas Becket
4
Birth Year: 1119
Birthplace: Cheapside, London, United Kingdom
Died: December 29, 1170
Thomas Becket, also known as Saint Thomas of Canterbury or Thomas of London, served as the archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until 1170. He is known for his conflict with King Henry II of England, regarding the powers of the Church, following which he was killed by the king’s followers.
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Mahira Khan
(One of the Highest-Paid Pakistani Actresses Known for Her Role in the Drama 'Humsafar' and Film 'Raees')
Mahira Khan
16
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Pakistani actor Mahira Khan began her career as a VJ with MTV and is best known for her award-winning performance in the telenovela Humsafar. She also gained fame with her Bollywood movie Raees, starring Shah Rukh Khan. The divorced mother of one was on BBC's 100 Women in 2010.

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Jane Kaczmarek
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Series: ‘Malcolm in the Middle’ and ‘Equal Justice’)
Jane Kaczmarek
9
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Jane Kaczmarek is an American actress known for her portrayal of Lois in the popular television sitcom Malcolm in the Middle. A registered Democrat, Jane Kaczmarek is also a renowned voice actress, voicing such characters as Judge Constance Harm in the famous animated sitcom The Simpsons. Along with her ex-husband Bradley Whitford, Jane Kaczmarek was also involved in charity work.

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Mike Vitar
(Actor)
Mike Vitar
7
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Thomas Sankara
(1st President of Burkina Faso (1983 - 1987))
Thomas Sankara
6
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Yako, Burkina Faso
Died: October 15, 1987
Thomas Sankara, or “Africa's Che Guevara,” was a Burkinabé military leader and revolutionary who became the President of the Republic of Upper Volta after a coup in 1983, changing its name to Burkina Faso. He launched educational, ecological, and economic reforms and declared female genital mutilation and forced marriages illegal.
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Carl Wilson
(American musician)
Carl Wilson
0
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California
Died: February 6, 1998
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Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
(American football player)
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
5
Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida
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Julie Delpy
(Actress)
Julie Delpy
4
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Tom Sturridge
5
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom
Tom Sturridge is best known as Roger from Being Julia and as Carl from The Boat That Rocked. He earned Tony nominations for the Broadway play Orphans and for Sea Wall/A Life. Fans also loved him as Jake in the series Sweetbitter. He will also be seen in The Sandman.
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Michelle Hurd
(Actress)
Michelle Hurd
0
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Mark Ingram Jr.
(American Football player)
Mark Ingram Jr.
5
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
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Hu Jintao
(Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of China)
Hu Jintao
9
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Taizhou

President of the People's Republic of China (PRC) from 2003 to 2013, Hu Jintao is believed to have given shape to the belligerent China that Xi Jinping unleashed on the world. He was conservative with political reforms and reintroduced state control in several sectors. Known for his reserved and modest leadership style, his tenure marked consensus based rule and collective leadership.

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Karishma Tanna
1
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Bombay, Maharashtra, India
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William Ruto
(Deputy President of Kenya)
William Ruto
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Uasin Gishu County

William Ruto is a Kenyan politician and the current Kenyan deputy president. Between 6 and 8 October 2014, Ruto served as the acting president when President Uhuru Kenyatta was in the Netherlands at the International Criminal Court. Apart from being a politician, William Ruto also owns an interest in several real estate developments, including the Weston Hotel in Kenya.  

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Jemele Hill
(Sports Journalist)
Jemele Hill
9
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
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Hunter Renfrow
(American football player)
Hunter Renfrow
5
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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Josh Gibson
(One of the Best Power Hitters and Catchers in Baseball History.)
Josh Gibson
8
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Buena Vista, Georgia, United States
Died: January 20, 1947
Joshua Gibson, or the Back Babe Ruth, was one of the most powerful hitters and catchers in the history of baseball. He had a long stint with the Negro League team the Homestead Grays. He was the second Negro League inductee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Betty Wright
(R&B and Soul Singer Known for Singles: ‘Tonight Is the Night’ and ‘Clean up Woman')
Betty Wright
1
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Died: May 10, 2020

Bessie Regina Norris, better known as Betty Wright, ruled the American gospel, R&B, and soul scene for 6 decades. The Grammy-winning artist joined her family gospel group at age 2, gained fame with the track Clean Up Woman at 17, and had her own record label by the 1980s.

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Ben Chilwell
(Football player)
Ben Chilwell
12
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Milton Keynes, England
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Kurt Waldheim
(Fourth Secretary-General of the United Nations )
Kurt Waldheim
4
Birth Year: 1918
Birthplace: Sankt Andrä-Wördern, Austria
Died: June 14, 2007

While he claimed he studied at the University of Vienna during World War II, documents recovered later suggested that Kurt Waldheim was in fact part of the German army in the Balkans. Waldheim later became the president of Austria and the secretary-general of the United Nations.

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Jack Nance
(Actor)
Jack Nance
2
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: December 30, 1996
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Otis
(Wrestler)
Otis
4
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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Tamannaah
(Indian Actress Who Predominantly Works in Telugu and Tamil Films)
Tamannaah
14
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Tamannaah Bhatia is an Indian film actress best known for her work in the Tamil and Telugu film industries. Apart from being a popular actress, Tamannaah is also an important celebrity endorser for famous products and brands. Over the years, Tamannaah has won many awards like the South Scope Awards. In 2010, she was honored with the prestigious Kalaimamani Award.

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Quinnen Williams
(American football player)
Quinnen Williams
1
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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Paul Winchell
(Actor, Inventor, Voice actor, Television actor)
Paul Winchell
4
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: New York City
Died: June 24, 2005
 37 
Govinda
(actor, politician)
Govinda
10
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Virar
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Anthony Lynn
(American football coach)
Anthony Lynn
0
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: McKinney, Texas, United States
 39 
Sarah Willingham
(Restaurateur, Businessperson)
Sarah Willingham
0
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Stoke-on-Trent

It is believed Sarah Willingham had begun working in the hospitality industry at age 13. Apart from managing the popular restaurants Planet Hollywood and Pizza Express, she also manages a huge portfolio that includes The Bombay Bicycle Club and The London Cocktail Club. She has also been part of Dragons' Den.

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Steve Spagnuolo
(American football coach)
Steve Spagnuolo
0
Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: Whitinsville, Massachusetts, USA
 41 
Walter Hagen
(Golfer)
Walter Hagen
1
Birth Year: 1892
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: October 6, 1969

A major figure in the early-20th century international golf, American golfer Walter Hagen is often hailed as the father of professional golf for his contributions towards raising the stature of the game. The first golfer to earn one million dollars, he registered 58 wins including eleven major championships and made golf popular in the USA, with his flair and style.

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Benjamin Disraeli
(British Prime Minister)
Benjamin Disraeli
8
Birth Year: 1804
Birthplace: Bloomsbury, London
Died: April 19, 1881

Benjamin Disraeli was a British politician who served two terms as prime minister of the UK. Disraeli is credited with playing a key role in the formation of the modern Conservative Party. Apart from being an influential politician, Benjamin Disraeli was also a prolific novelist; he wrote and published works of fiction even while serving as the prime minister.

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Andy Dick
(Comedian)
Andy Dick
12
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, USA
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Martin Bayfield
0
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK
 45 
Masaccio
(One of the Best Painters of His Generation)
Masaccio
2
Birth Year: 1401
Birthplace: San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
Died: 1428 AD

Masaccio was a Florentine artist best remembered for his skills at recreating lifelike figures and imitating nature. Widely regarded as the best painter of his generation, Masaccio employed foreshortenings and nudes in his paintings, which were rarely seen at that time. He is also considered the first great Italian artist of the Quattrocento period.

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Fabiana Udenio
1
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Mike Alstott
(Football player)
Mike Alstott
0
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
 48 
Paco de Lucía
(Spanish Virtuoso Flamenco Guitarist, Composer, and Record Producer)
Paco de Lucía
2
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Algeciras, Cádiz, Spain
Died: February 25, 2014

Paco de Lucía was a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist, composer, and record producer. Often counted among history’s greatest guitarists, he was one of the first flamenco guitarists to branch into classical and jazz. He was a master of contrast known for his fast and fluent picados and rasgueados. He was a recipient of the Prince of Asturias Award.   

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Thierry Mugler
(French Fashion Designer Known for Designing 'Demi Moore’s' Dress From ‘Indecent Proposal')
Thierry Mugler
2
Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: January 23, 2022

French designer Thierry Mugler was initially known for his skills in ballet and drawing. He began his fashion career working for a boutique in Paris and later launched his brand. He is known for his peculiar clothes, inspired by birds and insects, and made of metal and crystals.

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Robert Brown
(Botanist)
Robert Brown
6
Birth Year: 1773
Birthplace: Montrose, Scotland
Died: June 10, 1858

Copley Medal-winning Scottish botanist Robert Brown is remembered for his detailed descriptions on topics such as the cell nuclei and what later came to be known as the Brownian motion. After studying medicine, he had also served the British Army as a surgeon and also toured the Australian shores aboard The Investigator.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on December 21

Personality
Gifted with a great sense of intelligence and self-determination, Sagittarians born on December 21st have unique personality traits. These people are highly ambitious and driven by a strong sense of purpose. Enterprising and judicious in their approach, they have the ability to transform themselves profoundly and make radical changes. The ratio of turning dreams to reality is extremely high for people with this birthdate. Speaking characteristically, these people are naturally charming and creative. They are eloquent and enthusiastic with typical Sagittarian patience, wit and optimism. Furthermore, their outgoing and spontaneous nature makes them bold, forthright and courageous. Towards others, these people are kind, sociable, generous and affable. Being mindful, tolerant and thoughtful are other positive attributes that December 21st individuals are blessed with.

Health
The health of individuals born on December 21 is entirely dependent on their own self. These people are vulnerable about their health and hence need to be fiercely motivated to follow a fitness routine. Eating nutritious food, practicing exercise on a daily basis and following a fitness chart is something these people rave about but do not follow. As such, only when they are fiercely motivated for the same and may start seeing some sort of improvement do they follow it religiously to the point of being fitness fanatics as well. However, whatever these people include in their daily routine, it should have a spiritual aspect and add on to creating harmony in their everyday lives.

Finance
Financially, December 21st individuals experience a smooth sail ride. These people are extremely efficient in monetary matters and are very well equipped to handle their finances well. No matter howsoever complicated it may seem to be, these people are skilled to handle money efficiently. Another thing that works for December 21st individuals is their talent for making intelligent investment choices. These people are mostly a step ahead of others when it comes to conventional wisdom and thus rarely face any difficulty monetarily.

Career
December 21st individuals are mostly blessed with an upscale career. However, to enjoy the same for a long time, these individuals need to feel enthusiastic about their work and be personally involved with it. Also, more than monetary gains, the work should make them feel that they need to make a difference to the world. Career in the field of care or social work are ideal options for December 21st individuals, their streaks of patience, perseverance and wittiness helping them in the purpose.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Relationships are not just important but sacred for individuals born on December 21st. These people share a close and cordial relationship with their parents, siblings, relative and friends. Men and women born on this date subconsciously seek out friends who can give them validation time and again. Romantically, these people are never in a hurry to commit. They become passionately involved with someone only when they form close friendship with him/her. Since these people sacredly believe in the institution of marriage, they do not get into any frivolous love affairs or romantic connections. Only when they feel truly for a person and are willing to commit do they get into a relationship.  An ideal partner for these people is one who is loyal and reciprocates their feelings of love with equal warmth. As far as parenting is concerned, December 21st individuals make excellent parents. These people guide their children all through and work hard to make them responsible adults.

Lucky Color: Yellow, Lemon, Sandy Shades
Lucky Number: 3, 12, 21, 30, 39, 48, 57
Lucky Days (of the week): Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 3, 21, 30