The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

December 21st famous birthdays

Madelyn Cline

Madelyn Cline (26)

American actress

Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson (75)

American actor and producer

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda (86)

American actress

Nidal Wonder

Nidal Wonder (13)

American YouTuber

Andy Dick

Andy Dick (58)

American actor and comedian

Mario Selman

Mario Selman (24)

Chilean internet star

Frank Zappa

Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland (57)

English-Canadian actor, director, and producer

Steven Yeun

Steven Yeun (40)

Korean-American actor


Tamannaah (34)

Indian actress

Paul Revere

Paul Revere (1734 - 1818)

American military officer

Hu Jintao

Hu Jintao (81)

Chinese politician


Symfuhny (24)

American Twitch star

Ray Romano

Ray Romano (66)

Italian-American comedian and actor

Thomas Becket

Thomas Becket (1119 - 1170)

English archbishop

Mike Vitar

Mike Vitar (45)

American actor

Chris Evert

Chris Evert (69)

American tennis player

Julie Delpy

Julie Delpy (54)

French actress

Chris Heria

Chris Heria (32)

American fitness coach

Jane Kaczmarek

Jane Kaczmarek (68)

American actress

Ha Ha Davis

Ha Ha Davis (31)

American Instagram star

Jeffrey Katzenberg

Jeffrey Katzenberg (73)

American film producer, co-founded DreamWorks Animation

Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron (46)

French politician and President of France

Charlie Cox

Charlie Cox (41)

English actor

Cristian Zaccardo

Cristian Zaccardo (42)

Italian footballer

Paul Winchell

Paul Winchell (1922 - 2005)

Ventriloquist, voice ator, inventor

Carl Wilson

Carl Wilson (1946 - 1998)

American guitarist and singer

Kaitlyn Dever

Kaitlyn Dever (27)

American actress

Josh Gibson

Josh Gibson (1911 - 1947)

American baseball player


Masaccio (1401 - 1428)

Italian painter

Mikheil Saakashvili

Mikheil Saakashvili (56)

Georgian politician, 3rd President of Georgia

Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara (1949 - 1987)

Burkinabé military leader and politician, 5th President of Burkina Faso

Albert Lee

Albert Lee (80)

English guitarist and songwriter

Paco de Lucía

Paco de Lucía (1947 - 2014)

Spanish guitarist and songwriter

Malcolm Subban

Malcolm Subban (30)

Ice Hockey player

Kurt Waldheim

Kurt Waldheim (1918 - 2007)

Austrian politician, 9th President of Austria

Venustiano Carranza

Venustiano Carranza (1859 - 1920)

Mexican politician, 37th President of Mexico

Mark Ingram Jr.

Mark Ingram Jr. (34)

American football player

Ben Chilwell

Ben Chilwell (27)

English soccer player

Shaun Morgan

Shaun Morgan (45)

Musician, songwriter

Brent Taddie

Brent Taddie (34)

American drummer

Marco Borsato

Marco Borsato (57)

Dutch singer and actor

Eddie Colón

Eddie Colón (41)

Puerto Rican wrestler

Adam Schefter

Adam Schefter (57)

American journalist

Rebecca West

Rebecca West (1892 - 1983)

English journalist and author

Jack Noseworthy

Jack Noseworthy (54)

American actor and singer

On this day

December 21 in History

  • 1845

    December 21, 1845:

    Sikh forces and the British begin the Battle of Firoz Shah as part of the First Sikh War.

  • 1898

    December 21, 1898:

    Radium, a chemical element, is discovered by Marie and Pierre Curie.

  • 1913

    December 21, 1913:

    The first modern crossword puzzle is published by the New York World newspaper.

  • 1937

    December 21, 1937:

    The American animated musical fantasy film by Walt Disney titled “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” is released.

  • 1958

    December 21, 1958:

    The people of France elect Charles de Gaulle as their president.

  • 1967

    December 21, 1967:

    The romantic comedy-drama film, “The Graduate” is premiered in New York City.

  • 1968

    December 21, 1968:

    Apollo 8 is launched from Cape Kennedy.

  • 1988

    December 21, 1988:

    A terrorist bombing causes Pan Am Flight 103 to explode.

  • 1999

    December 21, 1999:

    Brazilian footballer Rivaldo is named winner of the Ballon d’Or.

  • 2012

    December 21, 2012:

    The official music video for “Gangnam Style” by South Korean singer Psy becomes the first YouTube video to reach 1 billion views.