Celebrities born every day of December

Posted at 7:22 AM, Dec 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-01 10:28:39-05




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The holiday season is the most festive time of year and many favorite celebrities have extra reason to celebrate — it’s their birthday. Hollywood is filled with December babies, as there is at least one every day of the month.

Any true superfan knows their idol’s birthday and celebrates right along with them. For all the December babies out there looking for their famous birthday twin, the PrettyFamous team did the research for you. For each day in December, they found a celebrity with that birthday. Keep reading to find out what day you should bake a cake and throw a party on in honor of your Hollywood hero.

December 1: Jonathan Katz

Jonathan Katz is the Emmy-winning comedian behind the 1990s hit animated comedy series “Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist.” He has also appeared in a number of movies, including “Daddy Day Care” and “The Independent” and was a writer for the film “House of Games.”

December 2: Charlie Puth

Newcomer Charlie Puth served as a musical guest on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” the “2015 Billboard Music Awards” and “Today” in 2015. He graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2013.

December 3: Julianne Moore

Academy Award-winning actress Julianne Moore has a long list of hit films on her resume, including “The Hours,” “Magnolia,” “The Kids Are All Right,” “The End of the Affair” and “Game Change.” She has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, including six collaborations with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.

December 4: Adam Horowitz

Adam Horowitz is a screenwriter and producer who worked on the television shows “Felicity” and “Lost.” He also co-wrote the screenplay for the film “Tron: Legacy” and is the co-creator of the show “Once Upon a Time.”

December 5: Paula Patton

The former Mrs. Robin Thicke is an actress who has appeared in a number of movies, including “Baggage Claim,” “Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol,” “2 Guns” and “Precious.”

December 6: Ben Watt

Musician Ben Watt owns the record label Buzzin’ Fly and was one half of the popular English duo “Everything But the Girl,” which has been on hiatus since 2000. He has also released two solo albums, “North Marine Drive” and “Hendra.”

December 7: Aaron Carter

Aaron Carter rose to fame as a teen idol with his 1998 self-titled debut album “Aaron Carter,” followed by the triple-platinum record “Aaron’s Party” in 2000. He also proved himself as an actor on the hit television show “7th Heaven” and served as a contestant on the ninth season of “Dancing with the Stars.”

December 8: Jorge Dorado

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Director Jorge Dorado directed the 2013 thriller “Anna.” The Madrid native also served as a writer and director on the show “Limoncello.”

December 9: Beau Bridges

Emmy award-winning actor Beau Bridges has enjoyed a television and film career that currently spans more than four decades. He’s best known for his work on “Masters of Sex,” “Hidden in America,” “5 American Handguns” and “5 American Kids.”

December 10: Susan Dey

Actress Susan Dey is best known for her work on the hit television series “L.A. Law” and “The Partridge Family.” In 1987, she was the winner of the Golden Globe for “Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series—Drama” for “L.A. Law.”

December 11: Hailee Steinfeld

Hailee Steinfeld’s portrayal of Mattie Ross in the 2010 film “True Grit” catapulted her into stardom overnight. Since then, the actress has appeared in a number of movies, including “Ender’s Game,” “Pitch Perfect 2,” “Ten Thousand Saints” and “Barely Lethal.”

December 12: Liesl Karlstadt

Liesl Karkstadt was an early Hollywood actress who held supporting roles in a variety of films, including “Aren’t We Wonderful?” “Fireworks” and “As Long as You’re Near Me.” She passed away on July 27, 1960 from a stroke.

December 13: Tony Curran

In 2006, Scottish actor Tony Curran won the “Best Actor” British Independent Film Award for his work on “Red Road.” Since then, he’s appeared in a number of movies, including “The Adventures of Tintin,” “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son” and “Marvellous.”

December 14: KaDee Strickland

KaDee Strickland is an actress best known for her work on the television series “Secrets and Lies,” “Private Practice” and “The Wedding Bells.” She has also appeared on the silver screen in a handful of films, including “The Sixth Sense.”

December 15: Stuart Townsend

Actor Stuart Townsend has been a regular cast member in a number of television shows, including “XIII,” “Betrayal,” “Salem” and “23 Degrees 5 Minutes.” He is also been in appeared in many films, such as “Wonderland,” “The Best Man” and “A Stranger in Paradise.”

December 16: Krysten Ritter

Krysten Ritter is a model-turned-actress who achieved mainstream success by starring in the television series “Don’t Trust the B---- in Apartment 23.” She has also held supporting roles in many movies, such as “27 Dresses, “Confession of a Shopaholic,” “She’s Out of My League” and “Big Eyes.”

December 17: Peter Farrelly

Peter Farrelly is a director, producer and screenwriter with many hit movies on his resume, including “There’s Something About Mary,” “Kingpin,” “Me, Myself & Irene,” “Shallow Hal” and “Dumb and Dumber To.” He has co-directed all of his films with his brother, Bobby.

December 18: Brad Pitt

Academy award-winning actor and producer Brad Pitt is best known for his work on “Moneyball,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and “12 Monkeys.” Angelina Jolie’s husband has been nominated for 50 awards throughout his nearly three-decade long career.

December 19: Sam Kelly

Sam Kelly was a British actor who appeared in a variety of films, including “Common People,” “Nanny McPhee Returns” and “Stalag Luft.” He died of cancer on June 14, 2014.

December 20: Jillian Rose Reed

Jillian Rose Reed started her career as a child actress in the television series “Weeds,” “Zoey 101” and “Hung.” She’s been playing the role of Jenna Vive on the MTV show “Awkward” since 2011.

December 21: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda is an Academy Award-winning actress best known for the movies “On Golden Pond,” “Klute,” “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?” “Coming Home” and “Cat Ballou.” The fitness guru also created a workout video empire.

December 22: G Hannelius

G Hannelius is an actress best known for her work on the series “Dog With a Blog” and “Surviving Suburbia.” In 2010, she also appeared in the movie “Den Brother.”

December 23: Kyle Kinane

Kyle Kinane started his career as a standup comedian and has appeared on many late night talk shows, such as “Last Call with Carson Daly” and “Conan.” In 2011, he scored his first Comedy Central special and has since achieved success on a number of shows, including “Workaholics,” “Bob’s Burgers” and “TripTank.”

December 24: Robert Schwartzman

Writer, director, actor and musician Robert Schwartzman starred in the movies “Palo Alto,” “The Princess Diaries” and “Lick the Star.” His famous family includes brother Jason Schwartzman, uncle Francis Ford Coppola and cousins Sofia Coppola and Nicolas Cage.

December 25: Perdita Weeks

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Actress Perdita Weeks has a number of television and film credits to her name, such as “The Invisible Woman,” “Miss Potter,” “The Great Fire” and “Flight of the Storks.”

December 26: Bill Lawrence

Bill Lawrence received two Primetime Emmy nominations and one Writers Guild of America nod as director and executive producer of the television series “Scrubs.” Some of his other works include the shows “Undateable,” “Ground Floor” and “Cougar Town.”

December 27: Wilson Cruz

Actor Wilson Cruz got his start playing the role of Rickie Vasquez on the series “My So-Called Life.” Since then, he’s worked on a number of projects, including the animated show “Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World” and the films “Meth Head,” “Slip Away” and “Joyride.”

December 28: John Legend

John Legend is an award-winning musician who was recognized with a Golden Globe, an Oscar and Critics’ Choice Award for the song “Glory” from the movie “Selma.” Chrissy Teigen’s multitalented husband has also tried his hand at producing and acting in a number of projects, including the films “Breaking Through” and “Soul Men.”

December 29: Shawn Hatosy

Actor Shawn Hatosy received a “Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series” Critics’ Choice TV Award nomination for his work on “Southland” in 2011. He has also appeared in a number of critically-acclaimed films, including “Anywhere but Here,” “Witness Protection” and “Soldiers’ Girl.”

December 30: Patricia Kalember

Actress Patricia Kalember graced the small screen in “Olive Kitteridge” and “Degree of Guilt.” She has also has a three-decade long film career, including works like “Limitless,” “Straight From the Heart” and “Kaleidoscope.”

December 31: Anthony Hopkins

Anthony Hopkins is an Academy Award-winning actor best known for his work in the 1991 thriller “The Silence of the Lambs.” He also won two Primetime Emmy Awards for the 1976 drama “The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case” and the 1981 drama “The Bunker.”

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