List of Famous people born on December 19th
Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal is an American actor and producer. Born into the Gyllenhaal family, he is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner. He began acting as a child, making his acting debut in City Slickers (1991), followed by roles in his father's films A Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998). His breakthrough roles were as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999) and as a psychologically troubled teenager in Donnie Darko (2001). His most widely seen film to that point came with the disaster film The Day After Tomorrow (2004).
Karim Mostafa Benzema is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Real Madrid and the France national team. Known for his aerial ability, workrate, playmaking and finishing, Benzema is considered to be one of the best strikers in the world.
Lauren Wendy Sánchez is an Emmy Award-winning American news anchor, entertainment reporter, media personality, actress, producer, pilot and entrepreneur. Sánchez is a frequent guest host on The View, former co-host on KTTV Fox 11's Good Day LA and anchor on the Fox 11 Ten O'clock News, and anchor and special correspondent on Extra. Sánchez has also been a regular contributor on shows including Larry King Live, The Joy Behar Show and Showbiz Tonight.
Anastasiya Alexandrovna Vertinskaya is a Soviet and Russian actress, who came to prominence in the early 1960s with her acclaimed performances in Scarlet Sails, Amphibian Man and Grigori Kozintsev's Hamlet.
Satchel Ronan O'Sullivan Farrow is an American journalist. The son of actress Mia Farrow and filmmaker Woody Allen, he is known for his investigative reporting of allegations of sexual abuse against film producer Harvey Weinstein, which was published in the magazine The New Yorker. For this work, the magazine won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, sharing the award with The New York Times. Farrow's subsequent investigations exposed other allegations against politician Eric Schneiderman, media executive Les Moonves, and lawyer and jurist Brett Kavanaugh. He also makes regular appearances on the NBC morning program Today.
Alyssa Jayne Milano is an American actress, producer, author, and political activist. She is known for her roles as Samantha Micelli in Who's the Boss?, Jennifer Mancini in Melrose Place, Phoebe Halliwell in Charmed, Billie Cunningham in My Name Is Earl, Savannah "Savi" Davis in Mistresses, Renata Murphy in Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later, and Coralee Armstrong in Insatiable. As a political activist, she is best known for re-launching the Me Too movement in 2017.
Kristen Noel Swanson is an American actress. She is best recognized for having played Buffy Summers in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer and appeared in the 1996 film The Phantom.
Alexis Alejandro Sánchez Sánchez, also known simply as Alexis, is a Chilean professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Chile national team. He is popularly dubbed "El Niño Maravilla".
Édith Piaf was a French singer-songwriter, cabaret performer and film actress noted as France's national chanteuse and one of the country's most widely known international stars.
Oluwafikayomi Oluwadamilola "Fikayo" Tomori is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Serie A club Milan, on loan from Chelsea and the England national team. Born in Calgary to Nigerian parents, Fikayo has represented both Canada and England at youth level. Mainly playing as a centre-back, Tomori can also play as a right-back.