Birth Month Day of 12-16 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Theo James

Actor | Divergent

Theo James was born on December 16, 1984 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom as Theodore Peter James Kinnaird Taptiklis. He is an actor, known for his role as Tobias "Four" Eaton in the films Divergent (2014), The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015) and Allegiant (2016). He is also known...

2. Krysten Ritter

Actress | Jessica Jones

Krysten Ritter stars as Jessica Jones in the Peabody, Hugo, and Emmy Award-winning Netflix original series, Marvel's Jessica Jones (2015). Her performance, which earned her a prestigious Critics Choice nomination, a Saturn nomination, a Webby Award and a Glamour Best International TV Actress Award,...

3. Benjamin Bratt

Actor | Miss Congeniality

The middle of five children, Bratt hails from a close-knit family. His mother, an indigenous Quechua Peruvian from Lima, moved to the U.S. at age 14. He grew up in San Francisco. He is known for his roles in the films Traffic (2000), Miss Congeniality (2000), and Despicable Me 2 (2013). He is ...

4. Anna Popplewell

Actress | The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Anna Popplewell was born on December 16, 1988 in London, England as Anna Katherine Popplewell. She is an actress, known for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) and Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012). She is also known ...

5. Miranda Otto

Actress | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Miranda Otto is an Australian actress. Otto is a daughter of actors Barry Otto and Lindsay Otto, and half-sister of actress Gracie Otto. She began her acting career at age 18 in 1986, and has appeared in a variety of independent and major studio films. Otto made her major film debut in Emma's War (...

6. Jon Tenney

Actor | The Closer

Jon Tenney was born on December 16, 1961 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Closer (2005), Scandal (2012) and You Can Count on Me (2000). He has been married to Leslie Urdang since June 16, 2012. He was previously married to Teri Hatcher.

7. Xander Berkeley

Actor | Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Xander's father was a painter and his mother a school teacher who sewed, providing him with costumes (his preference over toys). School plays and Community Theater were next. An experimental theater troupe in the area (which was an offshoot from Joseph Chaikin's Open Theater in New York) took ...

8. James Mangold

Producer | Logan

James Mangold is an American film and television director, screenwriter and producer. Films he has directed include Girl, Interrupted (1999), Walk the Line (2005), which he also co-wrote, the 2007 remake 3:10 to Yuma (2007), The Wolverine (2013), and Logan (2017).

Mangold also wrote and directed Cop...

9. Shane Black

Actor | Predator

Considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre, Black made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay. He also collaborated on the story of the sequel, Lethal Weapon 2 (1989). Each successive script he turned in had a higher price attached it, from The Last Boy Scout (1991) ...

10. Park Seo-joon

Actor | Ssam, Maiwei

Park was born on December 16, 1988 in Seoul as the oldest of three brothers. After graduation from An-Nam high school, he attended Seoul Institute of the Arts and enlisted for mandatory military service in 2008.

Park made his entertainment debut in 2011 by appearing in the music video of Bang ...

11. Hallee Hirsh

Actress | You've Got Mail

Born in 1987 at Offut Air Force Base of military parents, Hallee started acting professionally at age 3 while her parents were stationed in Pensacola Fla. She had her first stage role at age 3, was discovered by agents, and immediately began booking commercials first in Florida and, soon after, in ...

12. Melanie Smith

Actress | Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Melanie Smith was born on December 16, 1962 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), As the World Turns (1956) and The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993). She has been married to Michael Eidel since 1996.

13. J.B. Smoove

Actor | Spider-Man: Far from Home

J.B. Smoove was born on December 16, 1965 in Plymouth, North Carolina, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), Date Night (2010) and Hall Pass (2011). He has been married to Shahidah Omar since July 7, 2007.

14. Catharine Daddario

Actress | Donna

Catharine Daddario was born on December 16, 1992 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Donna Stronger Than Pretty (2020), Lake Artifact (2019) and The Tomorrow Job (2023).

15. Joe Absolom

Actor | I Spit on Your Grave 2

Born in 1978, Joe Absolom began acting in 1990 at age 11 in a peanut butter advertisement. After appearing in Screenplay: Antonia and Jane (1990) , he achieved fame as Matthew Rose in EastEnders (1985) in 1997 at age 18. After leaving EastEnders (1985) in 2000, he has appeared in Long Time Dead (...

16. Lance Lim

Actor | Hubie Halloween

Lance Lim was born on December 16, 2000 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Hubie Halloween (2020), Independence Day: Resurgence (2016) and Magnum P.I. (2018).

17. Joyce Bulifant

Actress | Airplane!

Joyce Bulifant was born on December 16, 1937 in Newport News, Virginia, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Airplane! (1980), Dirty Love (2005) and American Playhouse (1982). She was previously married to Roger Perry, Glade Bruce Hansen, William Asher, Edward Mallory and James MacArthur.

18. Jonathan Scarfe

Actor | The Equalizer 2

Jonathan Scarfe was born on December 16, 1975 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor and producer, known for The Equalizer 2 (2018), Van Helsing (2016) and Hell on Wheels (2011). He has been married to Suki Kaiser since August 30, 1998. They have two children.

19. Sebastian Croft

Actor | Heartstopper

Sebastian Croft is a BAFTA nominated actor of English and Greek descent, best known for his portrayal of Ben Hope in Heartstopper (2022).

Later this year he will appear as Peter van Daan in Where Is Anne Frank (2021) which premiered at Cannes Film Festival, and Dampyr (2022), a fantasy war film, ...

20. Peter Dante

Actor | Grandma's Boy

Peter Dante was born on December 16, 1968 in West Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He is an actor, known for Grandma's Boy (2006), Mr. Deeds (2002) and The Waterboy (1998).

21. Liv Ullmann

Actress | Viskningar och rop

Liv Ullmann's father was a Norwegian engineer who used to work abroad, so as a child she lived in Tokyo, Canada, New York and Oslo. In the mid-1950s she made her stage debut and in 1957 made her film debut. She really became successful, however, when she began to work for Swedish director Ingmar ...

22. Ben Cross

Actor | Star Trek

Ben Cross was born Harry Bernard Cross on December 16, 1947, in London, England. He was the son of Catherine (O'Donovan), a cleaning woman, from Keelraheen, Dunmanway, Ireland, and Harry Cross, an English doorman and nurse. He began acting at a very young age and participated in grammar school ...

23. Alison La Placa

Actress | Fletch

Born in New Jersey and raised in suburban Chicago, Alison La Placa received a degree in drama from Illinois Wesleyan University and received extensive training in classical piano and voice. She has starred on stage in regional productions of the musicals "Dames at Sea" and "Company", as well as the...

24. Daniel Cosgrove

Actor | National Lampoon's Van Wilder

Daniel Cosgrove was born on December 16, 1970 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He is an actor, known for National Lampoon's Van Wilder (2002), Valentine (2001) and Guiding Light (1952). He has been married to Marie Cosgrove since October 18, 1997. They have four children.

25. Amanda Setton

Actress | Sex and the City

Amanda Setton was born on December 16, 1985 in Great Neck, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Sex and the City (2008), General Hospital (1963) and What Happens in Vegas (2008).

26. Florencia Lozano

Actress | One Life to Live

Florencia is most thankful that her parents moved to the United States from Argentina because she's "had so many opportunities having been born and raised here." Playing the witty, intelligent, hard as nails attorney Tèa Delgado is Florencia's first television series. She has acted in regional ...

27. Billy Gibbons

Soundtrack | Battleship

Billy Gibbons was born on December 16, 1949 in Houston, Texas, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Battleship (2012), Armageddon (1998) and The Perfect Storm (2000). He has been married to Gilligan Gibbons since December 14, 2005.

28. Terence Knox

Actor | Tour of Duty

Terence Knox was born on December 16, 1946 in Richland, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for Tour of Duty (1987), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) and Best Years Gone (2021). He was previously married to Susan Gay Knox.

29. Olive Gray

Actress | Halo

Olive Gray was born on December 16, 1994 in London, England, UK. Olive is an actor, known for Halo (2022), Half Moon Investigations (2009) and Year Million (2017).

30. Stephan James

Actor | Race

Stephan James has quickly established himself as an incredibly dynamic lead talent in both film and television. James, a native of Canada, has held the honor of portraying several real-life figures in African American history. He starred as Olympics hero Jesse Owens in Race, directed by Stephen ...

31. Owen Vaccaro

Actor | Daddy's Home

Owen Vaccaro was born on December 16, 2005 in the USA. He is an actor, known for Daddy's Home (2015), The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) and Daddy's Home 2 (2017).

32. Sam Robards

Actor | American Beauty

Sam Robards was born on December 16, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for American Beauty (1999), A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) and Casualties of War (1989). He has been married to Sidsel Jensen since November 8, 1997. They have two children. He was ...

33. Larry Poindexter

Actor | The Hard Times of RJ Berger

The son of Tony Award winning lighting and set designer H.R. Poindexter and opera singer Sue Ann Poindexter, he began acting in college, then appeared in summer stock in his native Texas at the Dallas Summer Musicals, as well as the St. Louis MUNY, Atlanta's Theatre Under the Stars and The Kenley ...

34. Julito McCullum

Actor | Akeelah and the Bee

Uriel McCullum was born on December 16, 1990 in Brooklyn, New York. Before his debut into the cinematic world Julito was a dancer for the New York Knicks and Liberty. Born to Colombian and American parents Glynis and Uriel Almanza his mom decided after his fathers murder in a robbery gone bad, to ...

35. Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Director | Doraibu mai kâ

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi was born on December 16, 1978 in Kawasaki, Japan. He is a director and writer, known for Drive My Car (2021), Happy Hour (2015) and Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (2021).

36. Philip K. Dick

Writer | Blade Runner

Philip Kindred Dick was born in Chicago in December 1928, along with a twin sister, Jane. Jane died less than eight weeks later, allegedly from an allergy to mother's milk. Dick's parents split up during his childhood, and he moved with his mother to Berkeley, California, where he lived for most of...

37. Noël Coward

Writer | In Which We Serve

Noel Coward virtually invented the concept of Englishness for the 20th century. An astounding polymath - dramatist, actor, writer, composer, lyricist, painter, and wit -- he was defined by his Englishness as much as he defined it. He was indeed the first Brit pop star, the first ambassador of "cool...

38. LaChanze

Actress | The Blacklist

LaChanze was born on December 16, 1961 in St. Augustine, Florida, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Blacklist (2013), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and The Underground Railroad (2021). She was previously married to Derek Fordjour and Calvin J. Gooding.

39. Luisa Ranieri

Actress | È stata la mano di Dio

Luisa Ranieri was born on December 16, 1973 in Naples, Campania, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Hand of God (2021), Letters to Juliet (2010) and The Friends at the Margherita Cafe (2009). She has been married to Luca Zingaretti since May 23, 2012. They have two children.

40. Gretchen Palmer

Actress | I Got the Hook Up

Gretchen Palmer was born on December 16, 1961 in Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for I Got the Hook Up (1998), The Parkers (1999) and The Young and the Restless (1973). She has been married to Blake Adams since December 12, 1998. They have one child.

41. Kathleen Marshall

Actress | The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

Kathleen Marshall is a graduate of Northwestern University who made her New York theatre debut in the Off-Broadway production of 'Wrong Turn at Lungfish' at the Promenade Theatre. Other stage credits include the LA premiere of 'Life Beneath the Roses', 'The Odyssey', 'Medea', 'Antigone', and '...

42. Gail Thackray

Actress | Hard to Die

Gail Thackray was born on December 16, 1964 in Batley, Yorkshire, England, UK. She is an actress and producer, known for Hard to Die (1990), Cellblock Sisters: Banished Behind Bars (1995) and The Curse of the Komodo (2004). She is married to Jason Tucker. She was previously married to Scott Harris.

43. Steven Bochco

Writer | Hill Street Blues

Attended Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie-Mellon University) as a playwriting major. Barbara Bosson (his second wife), Michael Tucker, Bruce Weitz and Charles Haid were classmates; he and Tucker drove cross-country to Hollywood for full-time jobs at Universal, where Bochco would remain for 12 years.

In ...

44. Terry Carter

Actor | Foxy Brown

Terry Carter, a native of Brooklyn, New York, is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in New York City. He attended Hunter College, Boston University - School of Communications, U.C.L.A. - School of Theater, Film, and Television, and St. John's University School of Law. He earned a Bachelor of ...

45. Patti Deutsch

Actress | The Emperor's New Groove

Patti Deutsch was born on December 16, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for The Emperor's New Groove (2000), Tarzan (1999) and Mr. Mom (1983). She was previously married to Donald Ross. She died on July 26, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

46. Reinaldo Marcus Green

Director | King Richard

Reinaldo Marcus Green was born on December 16, 1981 in Bronx, New York, USA. He is a director and producer, known for King Richard (2021), We Own This City (2022) and Monsters and Men (2018).

47. Rachelle Henry

Actress | The Mosquito Coast

Rachelle Henry is an award winning American actress and filmmaker. At the age of six, she began her acting career and has been pursuing her goals ever since.

Rachelle won Best Teen Actress in a Short Film at the 38th Young Artist Awards in 2017 for her performance in Jersey Gurl (2016) and starred ...

48. Jyoti Amge

Actress | American Horror Story

Jyoti Amge was born on December 16, 1993 in Nagpur, India. She is an actress, known for American Horror Story (2011), CAVE iN (2019) and Bigg Boss (2006).

49. Jane Austen

Writer | Sense and Sensibility

Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775, to the local rector, Rev. George Austen (1731-1805), and Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827). She was the seventh of eight children. She had one older sister, Cassandra. In 1783 she went to Southampton to be taught by a relative, Mrs. Cawley, but was brought ...

50. Dorothy Abbott

Actress | Dragnet

Perennial starlet Dorothy Abbott was a sexy, vivacious, wide-smiling model, showgirl and actress who could brighten up a room. Unfortunately, her cinematic offerings wound up being pretty minimal and her last years were marred by depression and, ultimately, a tragic end.

She was born Dorothy E. ...


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