Top Hollywood Celebrities Who Were Born in December

1. Samuel L. Jackson


Image “And you’ll know my name is the law when I lay my fingers upon thee…” Ezekiel 25:17 His famous script that gave viewers shivers taken out from the Bible in the movie “Pulp Fiction.” He is a well-known civil Civil Rights activist made an indelible mark in Hollywood and keeps his nose in the ground and made his career blooming. Born as Samuel Leroy Jackson on December 21st 1948 in Washington, D.C., U.S. He first appeared as extra in the movies of biggest stars in his early careers. He started in 1972 in “Together for Days” as Stan, showed up in the 1981 movie “Ragtime”, followed in 1987 movie “Magic Sticks”, and made his crazy act as a hold-up man in Eddie Murphy movie “Coming to America” in 1988.This continuously grow as he made mu...

2. Nicki Minaj


Image Nicki Minaj took birth as Onika Tanya Maraj on December 8th, 1982. She can be called the ‘controversy queen” for her controversies online and offline with stars and co-stars, alike. However, contradictory to that, New York Times editor claiming that she was the most influencing female rapper in all of history. Although she has been in the industry since 2007, her career breakthrough in the year of 2010, with Pink Friday’s “Your Love”. Nicki Minaj is a world-renowned singer, songwriter, and rapper. She is one of the very few successful female rappers in the industry. In 2010, after seven songs of hers were on the Billboard chart of Hot 100, she was named as the first female artist...

3. Judi Dench


Image She’s the long-time-running as “M” for James Bond franchises. She’s succeeded by her protégé Ralph Fiennes in the installment “Skyfall.” Born as her Dame Judith Olivia Dench CH, DBE, FRSA from York, England. She studied at Mount School, she’s the brother of renowned actor Jeffrey Dench and niece of Emma Dench a Harvard University Professor and renowned Roman Historian. She was married to Michael Williams in 1971 and the mother of Finty Williams. She won more than 50 awards from prestigious award giving bodies.In 1998 she won Best Supporting Actress from Academy Award for the 1998 movie “Shakespeare in Love.” She was nominated multiple times particularly for the “Philomena.” She won the Outstanding Achievement in Character Performa...

4. Jake Gyllenhaal


Image An actor that rooted from a family that cinema is their business.  A man that is not afraid to risk everything and ignored his sexuality to make his movie to look beautiful and compelling enough. With his strong social conscience, he became one of the prime actors in Hollywood at his young age. Born as Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal on December 19th 1980 in Los Angeles, California - United States. He made it through at the young age of 11 played the character of Billy Crystal’s son in the 1991 movie “City Slickers.” He also landed a role in the movie “A Dangerous Woman” at the age of 19 in 1993, made his breakthrough performance in the movie “October Sky” in 1999, starred as “Bubble Boy”, and starred in the 2001 movie “Lovely & Amazi...

5. Kit Harington


Image Kit was born on 26th December 1986 in London and grew up in Worcestershire. His original name is Christopher Marlowe, but he prefers to be called Kit, the short name for his original one. His Parents were Deborah Jane and David Richard Harington. Kit has a family background of merchants, politicians and royalty. He developed an interest in acting at the age of 14 after watching the movie Waiting for Gordot. In high school, he went on to study drama and then moved to London to pursue his dream. Before getting into television or movies, Kit also worked in theater. While he was still learning, he got a role in an adaptation of War Horse. The play got great recognition. H...

6. Jeff Bridges


Image Jeff Bridges is a movie actor as well as a producer and singer from America. He was born on the 4th of December 1949. Both of his parents belonged to the entertainment industry. His father belonged to the business aspect of it while his mother had hands-on experience with acting and writing. His real brother who is elder to him also works in films. He accompanied his father during the distribution of the stage drama Anniversary Waltz. It must be this exposure which inspired him to get into the same field as well. Later, he studied at the Institute called Herbert Berghof Studio while he was in the New York City. He had started featuring in films at a very young of two. However, the role which brought him a lot of ...

7. Emily Mortimer


Image Emily Kathleen Anne Mortimer was born on 1st December to John Mortimer (a lawyer and writer, who made the TV show Rumple of the Bailey), in London, England. She is an English actress and screenwriter as well. Her younger sister is named Rosie. She did her schooling from St. Paul’s Girls High School and completed her graduation from Lincoln College, Oxford. Emily got married to Alessandro Nivola (an actor who was her co-star in Love'’s Labour’s Lost film) in January 2003 and had two children named Sam and May. Emily performed in several plays while studying at Oxford University and while acting in a student production, a producer spotted her, who later cast her in the lead of a TV show ‘The Glass Virgin’ (...

8. Julianne Moore


Image She demonstrated wide range of ability to portray and make remarkable character using an ample amount of emotion. She’s known for the name Julianne Moore, a gifted and charismatic actress. Born as Julie Anne Smith on December 3rd 1960 in North Carolina, United States. She first builds her acting career in 1985 to 1988 television soap operas. She landed roles from 1990 to 1993 but she was spotted with great acting ability in the movie “The Fugitive.” She played the character of Dr. Anne Eastman when Dr. Kimble (Harrison Ford) sneak out in the Cook County Hospital, concealed himself as a Janitor, checked the vital signs of kid patient and provided the proper treatment  that saved the kids life. In that part Dr. Anne tried to chase him...

9. Gemma Jones


Image Gemma Jones is a British theater and film artist known for her roles in Sense and Sensibility, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, and Bridget Jones Diary. Jones was presented with a BAFTA TV Award for the Best Supporting Actress for her work in BBC TV’s drama comedy, ‘Marvellous’. Gemma was born to father, Griffith Jones, who was an actor, and mother, Irene. Gemma is also the brother of the actor, Nicholas Jones. Jones pursued her education in drama at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Jones started her television career in 1971 with BBC Network’s adaptation of the novel, The Spoils of Python. The 70s also saw Jones feature as Princess Vicky in John Elliot’s drama serial, Fall of Eagles, ...

10. Nicholas Hoult


Image His life begins to change course as gained fame in portraying the beautiful character of “Beast.” He’s now one of the most promising actors in Hollywood at his young age. Born as Nicholas Caradoc Hoult on December 7th 1989 in Berkshire, England. He started his acting career by playing the role Bobby in the 1996 movie “Intimate Relations.” He also starred in the movie “Mr. White Goes to Westminster.” This was followed in 2002 when he portrayed Marcus Brewer in his big break in the movie “About a Boy.” A story of a man that was educated by a young boy how to act proper, alongside Hugh Grant. He also starred in the movie “Wah-Wah”, followed by the movie “The Weather Man”, he played the role Mike, a story of a separated man from wife and chi...

11. Ian Somerhalder


Image Ian Somerhalder was brought up in Covington, Louisiana, the child of Edna, a back rub specialist, and Robert Somerhalder, an autonomous building temporary worker. He is the second of three kids, with a more established sibling, Robert, and more youthful sister, Robyn. He went to St. Paul's, a private Catholic school in Covington. He set out on a demonstrating profession from age 10 to 13, and by the age of 17 he chose to go into acting. In the mid-year of 2000, Somerhalder featured in the brief WB arrangement Young Americans, a twist off of Dawson's Creek. He played Hamilton Fleming, the dignitary's child of a prestigious all inclusive school. In 2002, Somerhalder played ...

12. Jennifer Connelly


Image She’s a child model for print ads at the age of 10. She mustered horror movie and other love-drama characters as critiques and magazine columnists saluted her. One of the most beautiful, spirited and talented actress of our time. Born as Jennifer Lynn Connelly in December 12th 1970 in New York, United States. She first starred in a TV-episode in 1982 entitled “Tales of the Unexpected”, followed by her debut film role in 1984 movie “Once Upon a Time in America.” She made another major role in the movie “Phenomena”, followed by character Natalie in the movie “Seven Minutes in Heaven.” She made a wondrous act as Sarah Williams in the movie “Labyrinth” that needs to complete her task to win back his baby brother. She had made tre...

13. Tom Wilkinson


Image Tom Wilkinson, son of farmer Thomas Wilkinson and Marjorie, was born on 5 February 1948, in Wharfedale, England.He completed his graduation from The University of Kent and was also a part of the ancient drama school ‘Royal Academy of Dramatic Art’ in the United Kingdom,. He started his career in 1976 and worked in many television series, “First Among Equals” (1986) being the most famous one.Tom also appeared in small roles in many films like Sense and Sensibility, The Ghost and the Darkness in 1996 ( as a black hat ), Oscar and Lucinda, directed by Gillian Armstrong, Rush Hour (1998) as a British Ambassador. His acting skills were praised in the movie “In The Bedroom” a...