20 December: today's birthdays

  • ​Giulio Ciccone - Italian road racing cyclist
  • Ashley Cole - English footballer
  • Alain de Botton - Swiss writer, philosopher, journalist, and television presenter. He wrote Essays in Love, How Proust Can Change Your Life, and The Architecture of Happiness
  • Jonah Hill - American actor, comedian, and screenwriter
  • John Hillerman - American actor, born John Benedict Hillerman. He is best known for his role as Jonathan Quayle Higgins III on the television show Magnum, P.I.
  • Kim Ki-duk - South Korean film director and screenwriter. He directed the film Un Certain Regard 
  • Cora Sandel - Pen name of Sara Cecilia Görvell Fabricius, Norwegian writer
  • Sion Sono - Japanese film director, screenwriter, author, and poet. He directed Suicide Club, Strange Circus, and Himizu
  • John Spencer - American actor
  • Jan Toorop - Dutch painter born in the Netherlands East Indies
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