12 December: today's birthdays

  • Guel Arraes - Brazilian film and television director, born Miguel Arraes de Alencar Filho 
  • Nathaniel Chalobah - English soccer player born in Sierra Leone
  • Archie Cochrane - Scottish doctor. He wrote Effectiveness and Efficiency: Random Reflections on Health Services
  • Jennifer Connelly - American actress. She won an Oscar for Best Supporting actress in 2002
  • Julien Offray de La Mettrie - French physicist and philosopher. He wrote L'Homme Machine and 
    L'Art de jouir
  • Gustave Flaubert - French writer. His major works are Madame Bovary and Sentimental Education
  • Dorin Nicolae Goian - Romanian soccer player
  • Mary Harron - Canadian screenwriter and film director. She directed I Shot Andy Warhol and American Psycho
  • Sophie Kinsella - Pen name of English writer Madeleine Sophie Wickham. She wrote The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic
  • Wilson Kipketer - Former Kenyan-born Dutch athlete
  • Edvard Munch - Norwegian painter and printmaker. The Scream is his most famous work
  • Bill Nighy - English actor. He worked in film, theatre and television
  • Frank Sinatra - American singer and actor of Italian descent. He won an Oscar for Best Supporting actor and two Onorary ones
  • Dionne Warwick - American singer and actress. She is the cousin of Whitney Houston
  • Tom Wilkinson - English actor
  • Yasujiro Ozu - Japanese film director
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