December Birthdays

December 5th Birthdays

If you were born on December 5th, you share a birthday with these famous people:

little richard birthday, nee richard penniman, little richard 1967, american songwriter, songwriters hall of fame, rock musician, rock and holl hall of fame, rock and roll singer, ,1950s hit rock and roll songs, tutti frutti, long tall sally, slippin and slidin, rip it up, ready teddy, shes got it, the girl cant help it, lucille, send me some lovin, jenny jenny, miss ann, keep a knockin, good golly miss molly, baby face, 1960s hit rock singles, bama lama bama loo, 1970s rock hit songs, freedom blues, 1980s hit singles, great gosh a mighty its a matter of time, 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 5th birthdays, born december 5 1932Little Richard is 86 (nee Richard Wayne Penniman)

Grammy, Songwriters and Rock & Roll Halls of Fame octogenarian American songwriter, musician, & singer (Tutti Frutti; Long Tall Sally; Lucille; Keep A Knockin'; Good Golly Miss Molly; The Girl Can't Help It; Rip it Up; Jenny, Jenny; Miss Ann), born December 5, 1932. (Little Richard 1967 Photo: Okeh Records)

james lee burke birthday, american crime fiction writer, mystery novelist, davie robicheaux series, the neon rain author, black cherry blues, the tin roof blowdown, burning angel, crime fiction author, cimarron rose, two for texas, rain gods, 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 5th birthdays, born december 5 1936James Lee Burke is 82

Edgar Award-winning American crime fiction novelist (Cimarron Rose; Two for Texas; Rain Gods), author of the Dave Robicheaux mystery series (The Neon Rain; Black Cherry Blues; The Tin Roof Blowdown; Burning Angel), and octogenarian, born December 5, 1936. (James Lee Burke Photo: Robert Clark)

jeroen krabbe birthday, nee jeroen aart krabbe, jeroen krabbe 1980, dutch actor, 1970s movies, the little ark, alicia, cyrano de bergerac, 1980s movies, the 4th man, turtle diary, jumpin jack flash, no mercy, the living daylights, a world apart, crossing delancey, shadowman, scandal, melancholia, 1980s television mini series, willem van oranje, 1990s tv miniseries, family of spies boris one, 1990s movies, robin hood, till there was you, sahara sandwich, kiafka, the prince of tides, for a lost soldier, king of the hill, the fugitive, farinelli, immortal beloved, death in granada, left luggage, dangerous beauty, ever after a cinderella story, an ideal husband, 1990s tv shows, 1914 1918 tv miniseries voice, the odyssey king alcinous, 2000s movies, fogbound, oceans twelve, off screen, deuce bigalow european gigolo, snuff movie, leef, transporter 3, yankee go home, albert schweitzer, only decent people, tula the revolt, gangster kittens, artist, painter, director, 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 5th birthdays, born december 5 1944Jeroen Krabbé is 73

Dutch senior, artist, director, and actor (The Living Daylights; No Mercy; A World Apart; Robin Hood; The Prince of Tides; King of the Hill; Immortal Beloved; Ever After: A Cinderella Story; Dangerous Beauty; Left Luggage; Ocean's Twelve), born December 5, 1944. (Jeroen Krabbé 1980 Photo: TROS)

andy kim birthday, nee andy youakim, aka baron longfellow, andy kim 1970, lebanese canadian singer, canadian songwriter, hit parade hall of fame, 1960s hit pop rock songs, howd we ever get this way, shoot em up baby, baby i love you, so good together, 1970s hit pop songs, a friend in the city, be my baby, i wish i were, rock me gently, baby im on fire, 2000s hit songs, i forgot to mention, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5 1946Andy Kim is 72 (nee Andy Youakim; aka Baron Longfellow)

Canadian singer-songwriter (Rock Me Gently; Sugar, Sugar; How'd We Ever Get This Way; Baby I Love You; I Forgot to Mention; So Good Together; A Friend in the City; Be My Baby; Baby I'm on Fire) and septuagenarian, born December 5, 1946. (Andy Kim 1970 Photo: Feld Brothers Management Corp.)

jose carreras birthday, nee jsep maria carreras i coll, jose carreras 2009, spanish opera singer, tenor opera singer, the three tenors, south pacific opera recording, west side story opera recording, jose carreras international leukaemia foundation, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5 1946José Carreras is 72 (nee Josep Maria Carreras i Coll)

Septuagenarian Spanish tenor opera singer (La Bohème; Lucia di Lammermoor), recording artist (South Pacific), Three Tenors member, and philanthropist founder of the José Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation, born December 5, 1946. (José Carreras Photo: Evaroig)

jim messina birthday, nee james melvin messina, jim messina 1974, 1970s country rock bands, loggins and messina, 1970s hit pop rock songs, listen to a country song, nobody but you, same old wine, the trilogy, peace of mind, your mama dont dance, watching the river run, thinking of you, my music, 1960s rock bands, founding member poco, founding member buffalo springfield, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5 1947Jim Messina is 71 (nee James Melvin Messina)

American rock guitarist, record producer, songwriter, singer, founding member of Buffalo Springfield, Poco, & Loggins and Messina (Listen to a Country Song; Same Old Wine; Peace of Mind), and septuagenarian born December 5, 1947. (Jim Messina 1974 Photo: Schiffman and Larson)

lewis arlt birthday, lewis arlt 2010s, american screenwriter, television soap opera director, stage actor, 1980s movies, he knows youre alone, see you in the morning, 1980s television series, 1980s tv soap operas, ryans hope richard rowan, search for tomorrow david sutton, 1990s tv shows, 1990s daytime television serials, screenwriter another world ken jordan, law and order guest star, loving screenwriter, general hospital screenwriter, daytime emmy award screenwriting, writers guild of america awards, 2010s films, no alternative, voice over actor, married julia kelly 1977, divorced julia kelly, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5 1949Lewis Arlt is 69

Emmy Award-winning American senior, screenwriter, director, & actor of TV (All My Children; Another World; Loving; General Hospital; Ryan's Hope; Search for Tomorrow) and movies (He Knows You're Alone; See You in the Morning), born December 5, 1949. (Lewis Arlt Photo: Tina Bromberg / Lewis Arlt)

morgan brittany birthday, nee suzanne cupito, morgan brittany 1965, american actress, 1960s child actor, 1960s movies, gypsy baby june, the birds, stage to thunder rock, yours mine and ours, 1960s tv shows, my three sons guest star, 1970s movies, gable and lombard, vivien leigh character, 1980s movies, the prodigal, sundown the vampire in retreat, 1980s television series, glitter kate simpson, the love boat guest star, hotel guest star, dallas katherine wentworth, 1990s movies, riders in the storm, the protector, legend of the spirit dog, 1990s television shows, melrose place mackenzie hart, silk stalkings guest star, 2000s movies, the biggest fan, mothers and daughters, americanizing shelley, 2000s tv shows, doc dr gwen hall, political commentator, conservative politics journalist, columnist worldnetdaily, townhall finanace writer, politichicks founder, retired model, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5 1951Morgan Brittany is 67 (nee Suzanne Cupito)

American political commentator (PolitiChicks) and columnist (WorldNetDaily; Townhall Finance), model & actress of films (Stage to Thunder Rock; Gable and Lombard) and TV (Katherine Wentworth on Dallas; Glitter; The Love Boat), and senior born December 5, 1951. (Morgan Brittany 1984 Glitter Photo: ABC TV)

eddie the eagle birthday, nee michael edwards, english stunt ski jumper, british olympic ski jumper, great britain ski jumping record 1988, 1988 calgary winter olympics ski jumping, eddie the eagle 2016 movie inspiration, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5 1963Eddie the Eagle is 55 (nee Michael Edwards)

Fifty-five-plus English stunt and underdog Olympic ski jumper who set a new ski-jumping record for Great Britain (73.5 m) at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympic Games, while finishing last in the 70 m and 90 m events, born December 5, 1963. (Eddie the Eagle 2006 Photo: Matthew Anderson)

pablo morales birthday, nee pedro pablo morales jr, pablo morales 2010s, american competitive swimmer, united states butterfly swimmer, american freestyle swimming, 1984 los angeles olympics mens relay gold medal, 199s barcelona olympic games mens 100 m butterfly gold medalist, university of nebraska lincoln swimming and diving head coach, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5 1964Pablo Morales is 54 (nee Pedro Pablo Morales Jr.)

50+ American competitive swimmer, 4-time Summer Olympic medalist (1984 Los Angeles relay gold, butterfly silver; 1992 Barcelona 100m butterfly gold), University of Nebraska swimming and diving coach, born December 5, 1964. (Pablo Morales Photo: By permission of Huskers.com)

john rzeznik birthday, nee john joseph theodore rzeznik, john rzeznik 2013, american rock musician, record producer, songwriter, rock singer, american rock bands, the goo goo dolls lead singer, 1990s hit rock songs, we are the normal, only one, name, naked, long way down, lazy eye, iris, slide, dizzy, black balloon, 2000s hit rock singles, broadway, here is gone, big machine, give a little bit, better days, stay with you, before its too late sam and mikaelas theme, sympathy, let love in, 2010s rock hit songs, home, notbroken, all that you are, rebel beat, come to me, so alive, over and over, use me, songwriters hall of fame, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5 1965John Rzeznik is 53

Songwriters Hall of Fame 50+ American producer, guitarist, songwriter, & lead singer of the Goo Goo Dolls (Themselves; Slide; Iris; Name; Black Balloon; Give a Little Bit; Better Days; Here is Gone; Dizzy; Naked; Long Way Down; Lazy Eye), born December 5, 1965. (John Rzeznik 2013 Photo: Fr. Jeff Lorig)

Joe Barbara is 51 (nee Joseph Edward Barbara)

Fifty-plus American singer & actor of stage (A Bronx Tale - The Musical; Jersey Boys; Grease), TV (Joe Carlino on Another World; Paolo Caselli on All My Children; Law & Order), and movies (Pride & Loyalty; The Stand-In), born December 5, 1966

margaret cho birthday, nee margaret moran cho, margaret cho 2009, asian american actress, comedienne, 1990s movies, angie, the doom generation, its my party, face off, fakin da funk, sweethearts, pink as the day she was born, ground control, the thin pink line, cant stop dancing, the tavern, 1990s television series, all american girl margaret kim, 2000s films, nobody knows anything, bam bam and celeste, falling for grace, one missed call, the snake, 17 again, 2000s tv shows, the lost room suzie kang, til death nicole, producer the cho show host, 2010s movies, amelias 25th, wedding palace, senior project, tooken, hurricane bianca, alaska is a drag, bright, 2010s television shows, ghost whisperer professor avery grant, 30 rock kim jong il un, where the bears are mistress lena, drop dead diva teri lee, fashion police co hostess, the view co hostess, comics unleashed guest comedienne, chelsea lately round table guest, producer, screenwriter, author, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, generation x birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5Margaret Cho is 50

American 50+ stand-up comedienne, producer, screenwriter & actress of stage, TV (Teri Lee on Drop Dead Diva; All-American Girl; Fashion Police; Ghost Whisperer; 30 Rock), and movies (It's My Party; Sweethearts; The Thin Pink Line), born December 5, 1968. (Margaret Cho 2009 Photo: Derek Nicoletto

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Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on December 5th!

And remembering

walt disney birthday, nee walter elias disney, walt disney 1937, american businessman, entrepreneur, mickey mouse cartoons, sound animation for movies, film animation pioneer, animated movie producer, academy awards, mary poppins, cinderella, fantasia, pinocchio, dumbo, bambi, snow white and the seven dwarfs, theme parks, disneyland founder, disneyworld founder epcot, brother roy disney, animated film director, voice actor, illustrator, tv producer, walt disneys wonderful world of color, the mickey mouse club, brother roy disney, 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 5th birthdays, born december 5 1901, died december 15 1966, celebrity deathsWalt Disney (nee Walter Elias Disney)

Emmy & Academy Award-winning American businessman (Disneyland), director, voice actor, illustrator & animation pioneer (Mickey Mouse cartoons), TV & film producer (Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color) (born Dec. 5, 1901 - Dec. 15, 1966; age 65). Walt Disney died of lung cancer. (Walt Disney 1937 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Trailer Screenshot

j j cale birthday, j j cale 2006, nee john weldon cale, american guitarist, musician, electric guitar player, tulsa sound, singer, songwriter, hit rock songs, after midnight, cocaine, magnolia, i got the same old blues, call me the breeze, devil in disguise, travelin light, clyde, troubles troubles, shelter, 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 5th birthdays, born december 5 1938, died july 26 2013, celebrity deathsJ. J. Cale (nee John Weldon Cale)

Grammy award-winning American electric guitarist, singer & songwriter (After Midnight, Cocaine, Magnolia; I Got the Same Old Blues; Crazy Mama; Call Me the Breeze; Devil in Disguise; Travelin' Light; Clyde; Troubles, Troubles; Shelter) (born Dec. 5, 1938 - July 26, 2013; age 74). J. J. Cale died of a heart attack. (J. J. Cale 2006 Photo: Louis Ramirez)

otto preminger birthday, otto preminger 1976, nee otto ludwig preminger, austrian amerian filmmaker, max reinhardt apprentice, protege max reinhardt, actor, movie producer, film director, 1940s movies, the pied piper, margin for error, they got me covered, in the meantime darling, a royal scandal, forever amber, 1950s movies, stalag 17, 1980s movies, our corpses still live, movie producer, 1930s movies, the great love, 1940s movies, in the meantime darling, laura, fallen angel, centennial summer, daisy kenyon, the fan, 1950s movies, whirlpool, where the sidewalk ends, the 13th letter, angel face, the moon is blue, ,carmen jones, the man with the golden arm, saint joan, bonjour tristesse, anatomy of a murder, porgy and bess, 1960s movies, advise and consent, the cardinal, in harms way, bunny lake is missing, hurry sundown, skidoo, 1970s movies, tell me that you love me junie moon, such good friends, rosebud, the human factor, 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 5th birthdays, born december 5 1938, died april 23 1986, celebrity deathsOtto Preminger

Austrian American theatre & movie actor, producer, & director (Laura; The Man with the Golden Arm; Advise & Consent; Forever Amber; Bunny Lake is Missing; Carmen Jones; Fallen Angel; Anatomy of a Murder; Kidnapped) (born Dec. 5, 1905 - Apr. 23, 1986; age 80). Otto Preminger had Alzheimer's Disease and died of lung cancer. (Otto Preminger 1976 Photo: Allan Warren)

alvy moore 1960, nee jack alvin moore, american actor, character actor, comedic actor, 1950s movies, the glory brigade, china venture, riot in cell block 11, susan slept here, return from the sea, an annapolis story, 5 against the house, screaming eagles, the persuader, designing woman, the heart is a rebel, 1960s movies, the wackiest ship in the army, everythings ducky, for love or money, the raiders, move over darling, 3 nuts in search of a bolt, the devils bedroom, twist around the clock, love and kisses, one way wahine, the witchmaker, 1960s television series, pete and gladys howie, the virginian guest star, death valley days guest star, burkes law guest star, green acres hank kimball, 1960s tv sitcoms, 1970s movies, the brotherhood of satan, the late liz, time to run, herbie rides again, a boy and his dog, the specialist, dr minx, smokey and the hotwire gang, 1980s movies, scream, early warning, mortuary, theyre playing with fire, intruder, the horror show, voice actor the littles grandpa, 1980s tv soap operas, days of our lives john purcell, 1990s tv movies, return to green acres, 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 5th birthdays, born december 5 1921, died may 4 1997, celebrity deathsAlvy Moore (nee Jack Alvin Moore)

American voice over actor & comedic character actor of stage, TV (Hank Kimball on Green Acres; Pete and Gladys; Days of Our Lives; Burke's Law; The Virginian), and movies (Susan Slept Here; Screaming Eagles; Riot in Cell Block 11; The Heart is a Rebel) (born Dec. 5, 1921 - died May 4, 1997; age 75). Alvy Moore died of heart failure. (Alvy Moore 1960 Johnny Ringo Screenshot)

peter hansen birthday, peter hansen 1973, nee peter franklin hansen, american actor, 1950s movies, branded, the goldbergs, the last outpost, passage west, darling how could you, when worlds collide, the savage, drum beat, a bullet for joey, top of the world, hell on frisco bay, the proud and profane, a cry in the night, three violent people, 5 steps to danger, the deep six, 1950s television series, the long ranger guest star, science fiction theatre dr jim wallaby, broken arrow captain dennis farrell, the adventures of jim bowie rezin bowie, matinee theatre, the silent service commander, sea hunt guest star, 1960s tv shows, 1960s tv sitcoms, gomer pyle usmc, 1960s movies, apache rifles, harlow, 1970s television shows, how the west was won major drake, general hospital lee baldwin, 1980s movies, hot water, the war of the roses, 2000s movies, dragonfly, 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 5th birthdays, born december 5 1921, died april 9 2017, celebrity deathsPeter Hansen

Daytime Emmy Award-winning American actor of TV (Lee Baldwin on General Hospital; The Adventures of Jim Bowie; How the West Was Won; Gomer Pyle: USMC) & movies (When Worlds Collide; The Savage; Darling, How Could You!; The War of the Roses) (born Dec. 5, 1921 - died Apr. 9, 2017; age 95). Cause of death for Peter Hansen is unknown. (Peter Hansen 1973 Photo: ABC TV)

george savalas birthday, nee georgios demosthenes savalas, george savalas 1976, greek american singer, acting teacher, character actor, 1960s movies, good neighbor sam, genghis khan, the slender thread, rosemarys baby, a dream of kings, 1960s television series, the virginian guest star, combat guest star, ripcord guest star, the rogues guest star, dr kildare guest star, the fugitive guest star, daniel boone guest star, the man from uncle guest star, mannix guest star, 1970s films, kellys heroes, violent city, the outfit, the marcus nelson murders, 1970s tv shows, all in the family guest star, kojak detective stavros, 1980s movies, fake out, kojak the belarus file, brother telly savalas, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, december 5th birthdays, born december 5 1924, died october 2 1985, celebrity deathsGeorge Savalas (nee Georgios Demosthenes Savalas)

American singer, musician, acting teacher, character actor of stage, television (Sergeant Stavros on Kojak, The Marcus-Nelson Murders, & Kojak: The Belarus File), and movies (Kelly's Heroes; Genghis Khan; A Dream of Kings; Fake-Out) (born Dec. 5, 1924 - died Oct. 2, 1985; age 60). George Savalas died of leukemia. (George Savalas 1976 Kojak  Photo: CBS Television)

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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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