Famous People Born On December 9th

Astrologically, the probability of the personality of December 9 folks is dependent on the planetary influence of the celestial bodies Jupiter and Mars. While the former is the ruling planet of the zodiacal group to which these individuals belong, the latter is the reigning planet for the actual date in which December 9 individuals are born. Thus, the influence of the two planets together modifies the traditional attributes of December 9 folks and give way to some unique characteristic features. People born on this date are self-confident folks with lots of energy, enthusiasm and vigor. They have a knack for taking up challenges and are hardworking and diligent in their approach. Since these people have a tendency to set very high expectations for themselves, they often get angry and frustrated when their goals are not met. December 9 individuals need to learn the art of working together in a group. Also, they need to learn to take failure in their stride and emerge from it.

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Judi Dench
(English Actress Who is Regarded as One of the Britain's Best Actresses)
Judi Dench
47
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Heworth, York, United Kingdom

Judi Dench is one of the most respected and decorated English actresses of all time. Counted among the most influential people in the United Kingdom, Dame Judi Dench is a patron of more than 180 charities, such as York Against Cancer. Since 1985, she has been serving as the president of Questors Theatre.

 2 
Kirk Douglas
(Actor and Filmmaker)
Kirk Douglas
42
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Amsterdam, New York, United States
Died: February 5, 2020

The quintessential American action hero of the 1950s, Kirk Douglas remained one of the most bankable stars of Hollywood throughout the decade. Regarded as one of the greatest actors of classic Hollywood cinema, Kirk Douglas was a man of many talents. Also known as a writer and philanthropist, he was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1981.

 3 
Kurt Angle
(Former American Professional Wrestler and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Kurt Angle
32
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States

Olympic gold-medal-winning wrestler Kurt Angle is a 13-time world champion. He became a Triple Crown champion and a Grand Slam champion with WWE before joining TNA. He has been named to the WWE, the TNA, and the International Sports Halls of Fame. He has also participated in Japanese wrestling championships.

 4 
John Cassavetes
(One of the Most Influential American Directors of the Later Half of the 20th Century)
John Cassavetes
7
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 3, 1989
John Cassavetes is best remembered for his Academy Award-nominated performance in The Dirty Dozen and for his Academy Award-nominated screenplay and direction in Faces and A Woman Under the Influence, respectively. His movies explored the cinéma verité style of filmmaking and included frequent collaborations with his wife, Gena Rowlands.
 5 
John Malkovich
(Known for His Performances in 'Dangerous Liaisons' & 'Being John Malkovich')
John Malkovich
16
Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: Christopher, Illinois, United States

John Malkovich is one of those rare actors who despite being highly regarded for his talent has been conspicuously missing from the headlines. From Hercule Poirot to Catholic Pope, Malkovich has portrayed each of his characters with zest and intensity that have earned him two Oscar nominations and a myriad of other prestigious awards.

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McKayla Maroney
(Retired American Artistic Gymnast)
McKayla Maroney
23
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Aliso Viejo, California, United States
Former U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney soared to fame after winning the gold medal and an individual silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. A picture of her "not impressed" expression went viral as an internet meme. She was one of the gymnasts who accused doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.
 7 
Redd Foxx
(Comedian)
Redd Foxx
18
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: October 11, 1991
 8 
Donny Osmond
(Actor, Singer, Dancer)
Donny Osmond
24
Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, United States
 9 
Grace Hopper
(Computer Scientist, Mathematician and One of the First Programmers of the ‘Harvard Mark I’ Computer)
Grace Hopper
15
Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 1992
Computer scientist and U.S. Navy rear admiral Grace Hopper was one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computing system. She pioneered the machine-independent programming language technique, and the FLOW-MATIC language used by her was later used to create COBOL. She received a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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Beau Bridges
(American Emmy and Golden Golde Award Winning Actor and Director)
Beau Bridges
3
Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

The son of Lloyd Bridges, Beau Bridges followed in the footsteps of his father to become an actor. An award-winning performer, Beau Bridges was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for contributing immensely to the American TV industry. Also a US Coast Guard veteran, Bridges received the prestigious Lone Sailor Award in 2011.

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Simon Helberg
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role as ‘Howard Wolowitz’ in the CBS Sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’)
Simon Helberg
21
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Actor, comedian, and musician Simon Helberg is best known for his appearance in the TV sitcom The Big Bang Theory. The son of an actress, he developed an early interest in acting and received training at the Atlantic Theater Company. He is one of the world's highest-paid TV actors and has appeared in many super hit TV series.

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Lori Greiner
(Investor at the ABC Business Reality Show, 'Shark Tank')
Lori Greiner
13
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 13 
Bob Hawke
(23rd Prime Minister of Australia)
Bob Hawke
31
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Bordertown, Australia
Died: May 16, 2019
The 23rd Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke was the longest-serving Labour leader and electorally most successful leader in the history. During his tenure he instituted a unified wage accord among the country's fractious labour unions that resulted in achieving greater industrial harmony. He also holds the feat of being the third longest-serving Prime Minister of the country.
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John Milton
(English Poet and Intellectual Known for His Epic Poem ‘Paradise Lost’)
John Milton
24
Birth Year: 1608
Birthplace: Cheapside, London, England
Died: November 8, 1674

John Milton was an English poet whose epic poem Paradise Lost is widely regarded as one of the greatest works of literature. Milton's other celebrated work Areopagitica is counted among history's most impassioned and influential defenses of freedom of the press and freedom of speech. John Milton’s works have influenced other prominent writers, such as Thomas Hardy and George Eliot.

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Eric Bledsoe
(Basketball player)
Eric Bledsoe
9
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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Dick Butkus
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played as Middle Linebacker)
Dick Butkus
10
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 17 
Jakob Dylan
(Lead Singer & Primary Songwriter for The Rock Band 'The Wallflowers')
Jakob Dylan
4
Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Two-time Grammy-winning artist Jakob Dylan is best known as the lead singer of the rock band The Wallflowers. He has also had a successful solo career, with his Billboard-charting album Women + Country. He is associated with several philanthropic causes, especially those related to health issues such as diabetes.
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Dick Van Patten
1
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Kew Gardens, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 2015
 19 
PnB Rock
(American Rapper and Singer)
PnB Rock
18
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Hikaru Nakamura
(American Chess Grandmaster and Five-Time U.S. Chess Champion)
Hikaru Nakamura
7
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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Fritz Haber
(Chemist)
Fritz Haber
10
Birth Year: 1868
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: January 29, 1934

Fritz Haber was a German chemist who was honored with the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry for inventing the Haber-Bosch process. The process is used widely to synthesize ammonia from hydrogen gas and nitrogen gas. For his pioneering work in weaponizing poisonous gases like chlorine during World War I, Haber is referred to as the father of chemical warfare.

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Jesse Metcalfe
(Actor)
Jesse Metcalfe
8
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Carmel Valley, California, United States
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Michael Dorn
(Actor)
Michael Dorn
1
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Luling, Texas, USA
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Joe Lando
(Actor)
Joe Lando
9
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Prairie View, Illinois, United States
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Peter Kropotkin
(Anarchist, Socialist & Historian)
Peter Kropotkin
4
Birth Year: 1842
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 8, 1921

Russian philosopher Peter Kropotkin was a passionate advocate of anarcho-communism. He was also an activist, revolutionary, economist, and sociologist. He was arrested and imprisoned for his activism in 1874. However, he managed to escape and lived in exile for over 40 years in different countries across Europe. He returned to Russia after the Russian Revolution in 1917. 

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
7
Birth Year: 1909
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: May 7, 2000
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Kelly Oubre Jr.
(Basketball player)
Kelly Oubre Jr.
9
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Masako, Crown Princess of Japan
(Crown Princess of Japan)
Masako, Crown Princess of Japan
11
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Toranomon Hospital, Toranomon, Tokyo
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Broderick Crawford
5
Birth Year: 1911
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: April 26, 1986
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Tip O'Neill
(The 47th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (1977 to 1987))
Tip O'Neill
4
Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 5, 1994
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AleXa
(Singer)
AleXa
9
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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Tre Cool
(Drummer)
Tre Cool
3
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Frankfurt, West Germany
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Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden
(King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632)
Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden
5
Birth Year: 1594
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 6, 1632

Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden reigned as the King of Sweden from 30 October 1611 until his death on 6 November 1632, at the age of 37. He is credited with transforming Sweden into a great European power. Considered one of the greatest modern military commanders, Gustavus Adolphus turned Sweden into one of Europe's primary military forces during the Thirty Years' War.

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Ruth Williams Khama
(First Lady of Botswana as the Wife of 1st President Sir Seretse Khama)
Ruth Williams Khama
10
Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Blackheath, London
Died: May 22, 2002
Ruth Williams Khama served as the First Lady of Botswana between 1966 and 1980. The wife of Seretse Khama, Ruth married Seretse at a time when inter-racial marriage was uncommon. Their wedding attracted huge media attention with some calling it one of the greatest love stories ever. Her marriage inspired films like A Marriage of Inconvenience and A United Kingdom.
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Michael Nouri
(Actor)
Michael Nouri
1
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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Buck Henry
(Actor)
Buck Henry
2
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Deacon Jones
(American Football Player)
Deacon Jones
4
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Eatonville, Florida, United States
Died: June 3, 2013
 38 
Sonia Gandhi
(President of Indian National Congress)
Sonia Gandhi
36
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Lusiana, Lusiana Conco, Italy

Sonia Gandhi is an Indian politician and president of one of the most prominent Indian political parties, The Indian National Congress. As the president of Indian National Congress, which has been one of India's most successful political parties in the country's post-independence history, Sonia Gandhi remains one of the most powerful women in India.

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Reiko Aylesworth
0
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
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C. Rajagopalachari
(Indian Independence Activist and the Last Governor-General of India)
C. Rajagopalachari
18
Birth Year: 1878
Birthplace: Thorapalli, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: December 25, 1972

Bharat Ratna-winner C. Rajagopalachari, nicknamed Rajaji or C.R., was the last Governor-General of India and the first Indian to hold the post. He had also served as an INC leader, the Governor of West Bengal, and the Premier of the Madras Presidency. He launched the Swatantra Party and propagated peace.

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Kara DioGuardi
(Songwriter, television personality served as a judge on American Idol)
Kara DioGuardi
2
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Ossining, New York, United States
 42 
Choi Min-ho
(Rapper)
Choi Min-ho
16
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Nam District, Incheon, South Korea
 43 
Pixie Davies
(Child Actor)
Pixie Davies
27
Birth Year: 2006
Birthplace: London, England
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Joan Armatrading
(British singer-songwriter and Grammy and BRIT Award winner who has released popular singles like "Drop the Pilot.")
Joan Armatrading
2
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis
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Dia Mirza
(Mirza won the title of Miss Asia Pacific International in 2000)
Dia Mirza
11
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Telangana, India
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Emmett Kelly
(Circus performer)
Emmett Kelly
8
Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Sedan, Kansas, US
Died: March 28, 1979
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Elle Evans
(Model)
Elle Evans
5
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Paris, Texas, United States
 48 
Joseph Pilates
(Physical Trainer and Inventor of the 'Pilates' Method of Physical Fitness)
Joseph Pilates
4
Birth Year: 1883
Birthplace: Mönchengladbach, Germany
Died: October 9, 1967

Joseph Pilates was a German physical trainer. He is credited with developing and popularizing the Pilates method of physical training. Originally a bodybuilder and gymnast, Pilates studied the movements of animals, especially cats, and modeled his fitness training based on this. He was featured in a documentary movie titled A Movement of Movement.

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Breaker Morant
(Writer)
Breaker Morant
1
Birth Year: 1864
Birthplace: England
Died: February 27, 1902

Anglo-Australian bush poet and military officer Breaker Morant was one of the first war criminals who was court-martialled, convicted and executed in British military history for murder during the Second Anglo-Boer War. A folk hero in modern Australia, Morant became subject of several books, a play and an award-winning film.

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Clarence Birdseye
(Inventor, Engineer)
Clarence Birdseye
0
Birth Year: 1886
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: October 7, 1956

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on December 9

Personality
Sagittarians born on December 9 are blessed with unique personality traits and characteristic features. These people are highly energetic folks with great deal of enthusiasm and vigor. Ready to take up any kind of challenges and competition, December 9 individuals have a lot of self-confidence and an edgy attitude. They believe in attaining the goal, howsoever tough it may seem to be and thus are unwilling to acknowledge the possibility of failure. Hard work and diligence are the two most distinguishing characteristics of the personality of December 9 folks. However, in the process, these people can get quite demanding and hard on themselves. December 9 individuals can also be self-sacrificing and exercise great self-restraint for the betterment of others.

Health
Individuals born on December 9 are gifted with superb health condition. Except for a few childhood ailments and seasonal complaints, these people do not seem to have much of a problem regarding their health life. Whether it is physical, emotional or psychological health, they mostly have a sound health condition. And all this is due to their positive attitude. Sagittarians with this birthdate have an optimistic outlook towards life and do not believe in any sort of criticism or negativity. They strictly follow their diet routine and exercise schedule. Having nutritious food and practicing exercise on a regular basis is crucial for December 9 folks.

Finances
The financial condition of individuals born on December 9 is far from being stable. These people do earn a lot of money but it is the managing part that proves to be difficult for these folks. They hate keeping a track of their money and are clueless about where, how and when did they spend their money. Given their over generous nature, these people have an open hand and tend to spend much more than what they should. This adds to the woes and makes managing financial condition a complex affair.

Career
A lover of change and travel, December 9 individuals enjoy careers that allow them to travel and roam about. Their extrovert nature adds to their character making these people ideal for the profession of teacher, tour guides or language instructors. Endowed with an honest and hardworking nature, the intellectual interest of those with this birthdate make career in science, education and management a good option to explore. Their natural leadership qualities pose to be perfectly suited for self-employment or business.  

Relationships, Marriage & Children
December 9 individuals have a healthy relationship with parents, friends, siblings and others. These people are loveable and cheerful with an upbeat temperament and jovial nature. Romantically, December 9 individuals are a little distant. This does not mean they are commitment phobic or they do not take interest in love matters. Instead, individuals with this birthdate prefer to remain single always as they think that marital relationships generally dissolve into boredom and monotony. However, when they have found the true soul mate, December 9 individuals are loving, caring, affectionate and considerate.  An ideal partner is one who promises lifelong commitment and is highly faithful and completely devoted. Though straightforward and easy to live with, December 9 people can once in a while prove to be a bit tactless. Parenting is a serious subject for these individuals. They mostly fall back on the methods and techniques applied by their parents when they were children to train their own little ones.

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