30 December: today's birthdays

  • Eliza Dushku - American actress of Albanian descent. She is Faith Lehane in the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • William Forsythe - American dancer and choreographer. He is the founder of The Forsythe Company based in Germany
  • Ellie Goulding - English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, born Elena Jane Goulding
  • Cathy Hardwick - Pseudonym of Korean-born American fashion designer Cathaline Kaesuk Sur
  • Jay Kay - Stage name of Jason Luís Cheetham, English musician and lead singer of the English band Jamiroquai
  • Rudyard Kipling - English poet and novelist, born in India, Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907
  • Kristin Kreuk - Canadian actress and model. She starred in the TV series Beauty & the Beast 
  • Selton Mello - Brazilian actor and film director
  • Alessandra Mussolini - Italian politician, granddaughter of Benito Mussolini, Italian dictator
  • Carol Reed - English film director and actor. He won an Oscar for Best Director in 1968
  • Randy Schekman - American cell biologist, Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2013 shared with James Rothman and Thomas Südhof
  • Patti Smith - American singer-songwriter, guitarist and poet. She wrote Because the Night with Bruce Springsteen
  • Bjarne Stroustrup - Danish computer scientist
  • Tiger Woods - American golfer, born Eldrick Tont Woods
  • Gábor Zsámbéki - Hungarian film director
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