List of Famous people born on December 5th
Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, writer, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
Michael Edwards, known as "Eddie the Eagle", is an English ski-jumper and Olympian who in 1988 became the first competitor since 1928 to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping, finishing last in the 70 m and 90 m events. He held the British ski jumping record from 1988 to 2001. He also took part in amateur speed skiing, running at 106.8 km/h (66.4 mph), and became a stunt jumping world record holder for jumping over 6 buses.
Nina Ivanovna Ruslanova is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress. She was honored as a People's Artist of Russia (1998).
Ronald Antonio O'Sullivan is an English professional snooker player from Essex. As a six-time world champion, a record seven-time Masters champion, and a record seven-time UK champion, he is the most successful player in the history of snooker's Triple Crown Series, with a record 20 titles. He also holds the record for the most ranking titles in professional snooker, with 37. His career prize money of over £11.7 million is the most by any player in snooker history.
Anthony Jordan Martial is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the France national team.
Carlos Marighella was a Brazilian politician, writer and guerrilla fighter of Marxist–Leninist orientation, accused of engaging in "terrorist acts" against the Brazilian Military Dictatorship.
Michael Patrick Kelly (Paddy) was born in 5 December 1977. He is an Irish-American singer, musician and composer. Kelly was born in Dublin. He came to fame as the third-youngest member of the pop- and folk band The Kelly Family, who with over 20 million records sold since the mid-1990s, belonged to the most commercially successful acts in Europe. After years in the public eye, Kelly released his debut solo album "In Exile" and shortly thereafter retired to a monastery in France. After six years he returned to the music business in 2011. Kelly currently resides in Germany.
Lauren Nicole London is an American actress, model, and television personality. Beginning her career in music videos and later transitioning into film and television acting, London earned recognition and rose to fame for her performance as Erin "New New" Garnett in the 2006 coming-of-age film ATL. She appeared in the 2007 American Christmas film This Christmas, as well as the television shows 90210 and Entourage, and as Kiera Whitaker on the BET comedy-drama, The Game. London also went on to become a spokesmodel for Sean Combs Sean John collection in 2007.
Paula Maxine Patton is an American actress. Patton made her feature film debut in the 2005 comedy Hitch, and had starring roles in the films Déjà Vu (2006), Precious (2009), Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011), 2 Guns (2013), and Warcraft (2016).
Bettina Gaus is a German journalist.