December Birthdays

December 16th Birthdays

If you were born on December 16th, you share a celebrity birthday with these famous people:

joyce bulifant birthday, joyce bulifant 1962, married james macarthur 1958, divorced james macarthur 1967, married edward mallory 1969, divorced edward mallory 1974, married william asher 1976, divorced william asher 1993, married roger perry 2002, television game show panelist, match game 73, chain reaction, match game pm, password plus, american actress, 1960s television series, tom dick and mary gentry, dr kildare judy cannon, the bill cosby show mrs marsha patterson, 1960s movies, the happiest millionaire, 1970s tv shows, love thy neighbor peggy wilson, big john little john marjorie martin, the mary tyler moore show marie slaughter, 1980s movies, airplane, 1980s tv series, flo miriam willoughby, 1990s television shows, weird science emily wallace, 1990s movies, diamonds, 2000s movies, thank heaven, dirty love, wreckage, tooken, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1937Joyce Bulifant is 85 (married Roger Perry)

American TV game show panelist (Match Game 73) & actress of TV (Flo; The Mary Tyler Moore Show; Tom, Dick and Mary; Big John, Little John; The Bill Cosby Show; Dr. Kildare) and movies (Airplane!), born December 16, 1937. Ex of James MacArthur, Edward Mallory, William Asher. (Joyce Bulifant 1962 Thriller)

liv ullmann birthday, nee liv johanne ullmann, liv ullmann 1966, norwegian film director, 2000s movies, miss julie director, faithless movie director, norwegian actress, 1960s movies, persona, hour of the wolf, shame, an-magritt, the passion of anna, 1970s movies, cold sweat, the night visitor, the emigrants, the new land, pope joan, cries and whispers, lost horizon, 40 carats, zandys bride, scenes from a marriage, the abdication, leonor, face to face, a bridge too far, the serpents egg, autumn sonata, 1980s movies, richards things, dangerous moves, the wild duck, the bay boy, farewell moscow, gaby a true story, the girl friend, the rose garden, 1990s movies, mindwalk, oxen, the long shadow, 2000s movies, through a glass darkly, two lives, ingmar bergman relationship, dragan babic relationship, mother of linn ulllmann, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1938Liv Ullmann is 84 (ex-partner of Ingmar Bergman; ex-lover of John Lithgow)

Norwegian film director, actress of movies (Persona; Hour of the Wolf; The Emigrants; Lost Horizon; 40 Carats; Face to Face; Zandy’s Bride; A Bridge Too Far; The Bay Boy; The Rose Garden; The Long Shadow; The Abdication), born December 16, 1938. (Liv Ullmann 1966 Photo: Rigmor Dahl Delphin)

terence knox birthday, born december 16th, american actor, classic tv shows, tour of duty zeke anderson, st elsewhere dr peter white, all is forgiven, movies, forever, the spy within, children of the corn ii the final sacrificeTerence Knox is 76

American actor of stage, TV (Sgt. Zeke Anderson on Tour of Duty; Dr. Peter White on St. Elsewhere; All is Forgiven; The Road Home), and films (Forever; The Spy Within; Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice; Tripwire; Bestseller), born December 16, 1946. (Terence Knox 1983 Photo: Universal Pictorial Press)

benny andersson birthday, nee goran bror benny andersson, benny andersson 1975, swedish musician, guitarist, keyboards player, theatrical musicals producer, composer, chess, mamma mia composer, singer, 1970s pop bands, supergroup abba, 1970s hit songs, waterloo, i do i do i do i do i do, sos,  mamma mia, fernando, dancing queen, money money money, knowing me knowing you, the name of the game, take a chance on me, chiquitita, does your mother know, when all is said and done, rock and roll hall of fame, married anni frid lyngstad 1978, divorced anni frid lyngstad 1981, songwriting partner bjorn ulvaeus, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1946Benny Andersson is 76 (nee Göran Bror Benny Andersson)

Swedish musician, producer, & composer (Mamma Mia!; Chess), singer, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame group ABBA co-founder (Waterloo; SOS; Fernando; Dancing Queen – Grammy Hall of Fame; Take a Chance on Me), born December 16, 1946. Ex of Anni-Frid Lyngstad. (Benny Andersson 1975: NCRV

billy gibbons birthday, nee william frederick gibbons, billy gibbons 2016, american musician, music producer, musical arranger, songwriter, lead vocalist zz top, 1970s rock bands, rock and roll hall of fame, 1970s rock hit singles, tush, 1980s hit rock songs, i thank you, cheap sunglasses, tube snake boogie, gimme all your lovin, got me under pressure, sharp dressed man, legs, sleeping bag, stages, rough boy, velcro fly, 1990s hit rock songs, doubleback, my heads in mississippi, concrete and steel, recurring actor, 2000s television series, bones sarge angelas dad, friends dusty hill, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1949Billy Gibbons is 73 (nee William Frederick Gibbons)

American guitarist, music producer, arranger, songwriter, and lead singer for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band ZZ Top (Gimme All Your Lovin’; Tube Snake Boogie; Legs; Sleeping Bag; Stages; Rough Boy; Velcro Fly), TV actor (Bones), born December 16, 1949. (Billy Gibbons 2016 Photo: Xbenedgex)

jon tenney birthday, nee jonathan frederick tenney, jon tenney 2011, american actor, 1980s television series, dirty dozen the series janosz feke, 1990s movies, guilty by suspiction, watch it, tombstone, beverly hills cop iii, lassie, free willy 2 the adventure home, nixon, the phantom, the twilight of the golds, hollywood boulevard, fools rush in, lovelife, homegrown, music from another room, with friends like these, 1990s tv shows, equal justice peter bauer, crime and punishment ken odonnell, good company will hennessey, cybill jack, brooklyn south patrol sgt francis x donovan, get real mitch green, 2000s movies, you can count on me, buying the cow, second born, legion, rabbit hole, radio free albemuth, green lantern, hide away, as cool as i am, the best of me, love the coopers, 2000s television shows, kristin tommy ballantine, the division hank riley, brothers and sisters dr simon craig, the newsroom wade campbell, the closer fritz howard, king and maxwell sean king, scandal andrew nichols, hand of god nick tramble, major crimes fritz howard, married teri hatcher 1994, divorced teri hatcher 2003, married leslie urdang 2012, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1962Jon Tenney is 60 (nee Jonathan Frederick Tenney; ex of Teri Hatcher)

American actor of TV (Fritz Howard on The Closer; Major Crimes, Equal Justice; Brooklyn South; Get Real; Dirty Dozen: The Series; The Division; Brothers & Sisters; Scandal) and movies (Watch It; Beverly Hills Cop III; Lassie; Fools Rush In; Lovelife), born December 16, 1962. (Jon Tenney 2011 Photo:  jfer21)

benjamin bratt birthday, benjamin bratt 2010, hispanic american actor, native american actor, 1980s movies, lovers partners and spies, 1980s television series, knightwatch tony maldonado, 1990s films, bright angel, chains of gold, one good cop, blood in blood out, demolition man, clear and present danger, the river wild, follow me home, 1990s tv shows, nasty boys eduardo cruz, homicide life on the street rey curtis, 2000s movies, the next best thing, the last producer, red planet, traffic, miss congeniality, pinero, abandon, the woodsman, catwoman, thumbsucker, the great raid, love in the time of cholera, trucker, la mission, 2000s television shows, e ring major jim tisnewski, the andromeda strain dr jeremy stone, american experience narrator, the cleaner willliam banks, law and order rey curtis, 2010s films, snitch, ride along 2, special correspondents, the infiltrator, doctor strange, shot caller, coco, 2010s tv series, private practice dr jake reilly, 24 live another day steve navarro, modern family javier delgado, star jahil rivera, producer, julia roberts relationship, married talisa soto 2002, brother peter bratt, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1963Benjamin Bratt is 59 (married Talisa Soto; ex-partner of Julia Roberts)

American actor of TV (Rey Curtis on Law & Order; Private Practice; Star; 24; Modern Family) and movies (Miss Congeniality; The Great Raid; The Next Best Thing; Blood In, Blood Out; Abandon; Demolition Man; One Good Cop), born December 16, 1963. (Benjamin Bratt 2010 Photo: Frank Kovalchek)

donovan bailey birthday, born december 16th, jamaican canadian sprinter, track and field star, 1996 olympics gold medal, 100m gold, 1990s 100 m world champion, canadian mens sprint champDonovan Bailey is 55

Jamaican-Canadian world record-setting sprinter (1996 50 m 5.56 seconds; 1996 100m 9.84 seconds), 2x Olympic gold medalist (1996 100m & 4 x 100m relay), 3-time World Champ (1995 100m, 4 x 100m relay; 1997 4 x 100m relay), born December 16, 1967. (Donovan Bailey 1997 Photo: Electro-man)

birthday wishes, happy birthday, greeting card, born december 16, famous birthday, barbara kent, ludwig van beethoven, german pianist, classical music, composer, fur elise, moonlight sonata, canadian actress, wampas baby star, silent films, classic movies, flesh and the devil, feet first, no mans law(Barbara Kent 1930 | Ludwig van Beethoven c. 1850-1877: Karl Jager)

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on December 16th!

Remember These December 16th Famous Birthdays

ben cross birthday, nee harry bernard cross, ben cross 2017, english actor, 1970s movies, a bridge too far, 1980s movies, chariots of fire, the lie, the assisi underground, the unholy, paperhouse, the jewellers shop, 1980s television miniseries, the flame trees of thika ian, the citadel dr andrew manson, the far pavilions ash, twist of fate israeli brigadier general benjamin grossman, 1990s tv shows, dark shadows barnabas collins, 1990s movies, the of the widow, live wire, cold sweat, the criminal mind, honey sweet love, the ascent, temptress, first knight, robert rylands last journey, turbulence, the corporate ladder, the invader, 2000s television shows, the potato factory ikey soloman reuban reuban, ben hur emperor tiberius, ice stephan, banshee origins mr rabbit, banshee, 2000s movies, young blades, the order, she me and her, exorcist the beginning, the russian specialist, wicked little things, when nietzsche wept, finding rin tin tin, hero wanted, war inc, star trek, jack the giant killer, death watch, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1947Ben Cross (nee Harry Bernard Cross)

English actor of TV (The Flame Trees of Thika; The Citadel; The Far Pavilions; Dark Shadows), and movies (Chariots of Fire; First Knight; A Bridge Too Far; Young Blades; Star Trek; The Venice Project; The Assisi Underground; Finding Rin Tin Tin) (born Dec. 16, 1947died Aug. 18, 2020; age 72). Ben Cross died of cancer. (Ben Cross 2017 Photo: Peter Vulchev / Courtesy Ben Cross)

noel coward birthday, aka sir noel pierce coward, noel coward 1940s, british composer, english director, movie screenwriter, theatre playwright, actor, 1930s movies, the scoundrel, 1940s movies, in which we serve, 1950s movies, the astonished heart, around the world in 80 days, our man in havana, 1960s movies, surprise package, paris when it sizzles, bunny lake is missing, boom, the italian job, screenwriter, playwright, 1920s movies, forbidden love, the vortex, 1930s movies, private lives, design for living, hay fever, bitter sweet, 1940s movies, in which we serve, blithe spirit, brief encounter, still life, red peppers, 1960s movies, interlude, still life play, this happy breed, tony awards, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1899, died march 26 1973, celebrity deathsNoël Coward (aka Sir Noël Pierce Coward)

Tony-winning British composer, director, actor, screenwriter & playwright (Private Lives; Blithe Spirit; Design for Living; Bitter Sweet; In Which We Serve; Red Peppers; Interlude; Brief Encounter; Our Man in Havana; Bunny Lake is Missing; Fallen Angels; We Were Dancing; Present Laughter) (born Dec. 16, 1899 – died Mar. 26, 1973; age 73). (Noël Coward c. 1940s Photo: kate gabrielle

arthur c clarke birthday, arthur c clarke 1964, nee arthur charles clarke, british tv host, english writer, sri lankan author, 1980s documentary series, mysterious world host, world of strange powers presenter, 1990s tv documentaries, mysterious universe host, science writer, sci fi author, novelist, the sentinel, 2001 a space odyssey, screenwriter, 2010 odyssey two, rendezvous with rama author, the fountains of paradise, hugo award 1956, the star, the sands of mars, the city and the stars, childhoods end, dolphin island a story of the people of the sea, imperial earth, the songs of distant earth, the hammer of god, sunstorm, times eye, polio survivor, futurist, scuba diver, ocean explorer, underwater explorers club member, space travel, predicted global satellite television broadcaster, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1917, died march 19 2008, celebrity deathsArthur C. Clarke (nee Arthur Charles Clarke)

British futurist, scuba diver & ocean explorer, TV series & documentary host (Mysterious World; World of Strange Powers; Mysterious Universe), Hugo Award-winning science fiction novelist and screenwriter (2001: A Space Odyssey; The Sentinel) (born Dec. 16, 1917 – died Mar. 19, 2008; age 90). Arthur C. Clarke died of respiratory failure. (Arthur C. Clarke 1964 Photo: ITU Pictures)

ludwig van beethoven, born december 17, german musician, classical music, pianist, composer, fur elise, piano sonata pastoral, razumovsky, violin sonata spring, moonlight sonata, eroica, concertoLudwig van Beethoven

German classical music pianist, conductor & composer (Symphony No. 3 Eroica, E; Moonlight Sonata; Symphony No. 6 Pastoral, F; Violin Sonata No. 5, Spring, F; Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano, C; String Quartet No. 7 Razumovsky, F; Batagelle No. 25 Für Elise) (born Dec. 17, 1770 – died Mar. 26, 1837; age 56). (Ludwig van Beethoven c 1850-1877: Karl Jager colorized)

jane austen, born december 16, english writer, novelist, author, pride and prejudice, emma, sense and sensibility, mansfield park, persuasion, northanger abbey, lady susan,Jane Austen

English writer and novelist (Pride and Prejudice; Emma; Sense and Sensibility; Mansfield Park; Persuasion; Northanger Abbey; Lady Susan), whose novels have inspired countless plays, sequels, TV series, and feature films (born Dec. 16, 1775 – died July 18, 1817; age 41). Jane Austen most likely died of Addison’s disease or Hodgkin’s lymphoma. (Jane Austen c. 1810: Cassandra Austen)

tom brookshier birthday, nee thomas jefferson brookshier, tom brookshier 1980, american professional football player, nfl defensive back, 1950s philadelphia eagles player 1961, 1960 nfl champions, cbs nfl football analyst, football colour commentator cbs, sports broadcaster, pat summer broadcast partner, this week in pro football commentator, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1931, died january 29 2010, celebrity deathsTom Brookshier (nee Thomas Jefferson Brookshier)

American professional football player, NFL 1953-1961 Philadelphia Eagles defensive back (1960 NFL champions), and CBS NFL football analyst, colour commentator, and sports broadcaster (This Week in Pro Football co-host with Pat Summerall) (born Dec. 16, 1931 – died Jan. 29, 2010; age 78). Tom Brookshier died of cancer. (Tom Brookshier 1980 Photo: CBS

margaret mead birthday, margaret mead 1948, american cultural anthropologist, public speaker, nonfiction author, coming of age in samoa, growing up in new guinea, sex and temperament in three primitive societies, male and female, culture and commitment, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1901, died november 15 1978, celebrity deathsMargaret Mead

American public speaker, cultural anthropologist and author (Coming of Age in Samoa; Growing Up in New Guinea; Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies; Male and Female; Culture and Commitment) (born Dec. 16, 1901 – died Nov. 15, 1978; age 76). Cause of death for Margaret Mead was pancreatic cancer. (Margaret Mead 1948 Smithsonian Institution)

steven bochco birthday, steven bochco 1994, american television producer, television screenwriter, 1960s movies, the counterfeit killer screenplay, silent running, 1960s television series, the bold ones the new doctors, 1970s tv shows screenwriter, the invisible man, gemini man, delvecchio, mcmillan and wife, richie brockelman private eye, turnabout, paris, columbo television movies screenplays, 1980s tv series screenwriter, bay city blues, hill street blues,  hooperman, cop rock, civil wars, doogie howser md, la law, 1990s television shows screenplays, capitol critters, public morals, murder one diary of a serial killer, murder one, brooklyn south, 2000s television series screenplays, city of angels, philly, nypd blue, blind justice, over there, commander in chief, raising the bar, murder in the first, web series producer, married barbara bosson 1970, divorced barbara bosson 1997, peabody awards, emmy awards, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 16th birthdays, born december 16 1943Steven Bochco (ex of Barbara Bosson; brother of Joanna Frank)

Peabody & Emmy Award-winning American TV producer & screenwriter (L. A. Law; The Bold Ones: The New Doctors; NYPD Blue; Hooperman; Bay City Blues; Hill Street Blues; Doogie Howser, M.D.; Cop Rock; Murder One; Murder in the First; Columbo; Delvecchio) (born Dec. 16, 1943 – died Apr. 1, 2018; age 74). Steven Bochco died of leukemia. (Steven Bochco 1994 Photo: Alan Light)

philip k dick birthday, born december 16th, american short story writer, author, the minority report, paycheck, novelist, the man in the high castle, a scanner darkly, the policeman saidPhilip K. Dick (aka Richard Phillipps; aka Jack Dowland)

Hugo Award-winning American science fiction short story writer (Paycheck; The Minority Report; Impostor; Adjustment Team; The Golden Man) and novelist (The Man in the High Castle; Ubik; Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said; A Scanner Darkly) (born Dec. 16, 1928 – died Mar. 2, 1982; age 53). Philip K. Dick died after a stroke. (Philip K Dick 1953 Photo: Imagination / Greenleaf Publishing)

barbara kent birthday, born december 16th, canadian american actress, silent films, no mans law, flesh and the devil, no living witness, classic movies, oliver twist, welcome danger, night ride, the drop kick, feet first, indiscreet, emmaBarbara Kent (nee Barbara Cloutman)

Canadian WAMPAS Baby Star, 1930s & silent movie actress (Old Man Rhythm; Her Forgotten Past; No Man’s Law; Flesh and the Devil; No Living Witness; Oliver Twist; Welcome Danger; Night Ride; Feet First; The Drop Kick; Dumbbells in Ermine; What Men Want; Indiscreet; Modern Mothers; Emma; Vanity Fair) (born Dec. 16, 1907 – died Oct. 13, 2011; age 103). (Barbara Kent 1927)

 

max linder, born december 16, french screenwriter, producer, director, comedian, actor, comedian, silent movies, max victim of quinine, max and his taxi, seven years bad luck, be my life, essanay, pathe freresMax Linder (nee Gabriel Leuvielle)

Pioneering French producer, director, screenwriter, comedian & actor of stage & 230+ silent movies for Pathé Frères, Essanay Film Manufacturing Company, & Max Linder Productions (Max, Victim of Quinine; Max and His Taxi; Seven Years Bad Luck; Be My Life); WWI dispatch driver (born Dec. 16, 1883 – died Nov. 1, 1924; age 41). (Max Linder 1910: Pathe Freres)

hardie albright, born december 16, american actor, 1930s movies, classic films, so big, skyline, hush money, young sinners, the song of songs, the working man, this sporting age, beggars holiday, white heat, heartbreak, jewel robbery, red salute, Hardie Albright (nee Hardie Hunter Albrecht; ex of Martha Sleeper)

American actor of TV & films (So Big!; Skyline; Hush Money; Young Sinners; The Song of Songs; The Working Man; This Sporting Age; Beggar’s Holiday; The Silver Streak; White Heat;  Jewel Robbery; Red Salute; The Cabin in the Cotton; The 9th Guest; A Successful Calamity; The Scarlet Letter; The Silver Streak; Heartbreak) (born Dec. 16, 1903 – died Dec. 7, 1975; age 71). (Hardie Albright 1931)

clyde cook, born december 16, australian actor, silent movies, domestic troubles, the dude wrangler, skirts, celebrity, pay as you enter, the docks of new york, classic films, the spieler, jazz heaven, the dude wrangler, a dangerous woman, the dawn patrolClyde Cook

Australian silent film star (Domestic Troubles; Skirts; The Dude Wrangler; Celebrity; Pay as You Enter; The Docks of New York) & classic movie actor (The Spieler; Jazz Heaven; The Dude Wrangler; A Dangerous Woman; The Taming of the Shrew; The Dawn Patrol; The Secret Witness; The Man From Down Under) (born Dec. 16, 1891 – died Aug. 13, 1984; age 92) (Clyde Cook 1921)

catherine of aragon, born december 16, queen of england, king henry viii wife, king ferdinand ii of aragon daughter, queen isabella i of castile daughter, mother of queen mary i of england, widow of arthur prince of wales, catholic queenCatherine of Aragon (widow of Arthur, Prince of Wales)

Catholic daughter of King Ferdinand II of Aragon & Queen Isabella I of Castile; Ambassador to England (1st female ambassador in Europe); Queen of England upon marriage to King Henry VIII (his 1st wife); mother of Queen Mary I of England (born Dec. 16, 1486 – died Jan. 7, 1536; age 50). Catherine of Aragon died of cancer. (Catherine of Aragon c. 1526: Joannes Corvus)

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Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & baby boomer writer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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