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Born on Christmas Day

Famous people who were born on Christmas Day.

A list of twenty people that were born on December 25th. Handy for your Christmas quizzes!?

Famous Christmas Day Births

Year Born on the 25th December
1642* Isaac Newton (English physicist and mathematician)
1870 Helena Rubinstein (Polish-American businesswoman and philanthropist)
1887 Conrad Hilton (American entrepreneur/hotelier)
1899 Humphrey Bogart (actor)
1906 Lew Grade (Ukrainian-English film producer)
1908 Quentin Crisp (English author, actor and illustrator)
1944 Kenny Everett (British comedian and broadcaster)
1945 Eve Pollard (English journalist and author)
1949 Sissy Spacek (American actress)
1954 Annie Lennox (Scottish singer/songwriter)
1957 Chris Kamara (English footballer and sportscaster)
1957 Shane MacGowan** (English-Irish singer-songwriter)
1964 Gary McAllister (Scottish footballer and manager)
1965 Ed Davey (British politician and Leader of the Liberal Democrats since 2019)
1968 Helena Christensen (Danish model and actress)
1971 Dido (English singer-songwriter)
1971 Justin Trudeau (Canadian Prime Minister)
1975 Marcus Trescothick (English cricketer)
1984 Alastair Cook (English cricketer)
1987 Jorgie Porter (English 'Hollyoaks' actress and model)

*This was December 25 on the old Julian Calendar which was replaced in the UK by the Gregorian Calendar in 1752 - Wednesday 2 September 1752 was followed by Thursday 14 September 1752, as 11 days were lost in the transition.

**Shane MacGowan co-wrote "Fairytale of New York", which he performed with Kirsty MacColl. In the UK, "Fairytale of New York" is the most-played Christmas song of the 21st century.

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