Famous Birthdays On 31 December

Anthony Hopkins

Birthday: December 31, 1937
Nationality: American, British, Welsh
Age: 82 Years, 82 Year Old Males
As the actor who personified evil in his chilling portrayal of a cannibalistic killer in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’, Anthony Hopkins is regarded as one of the greatest actors alive. This highly celebrated character actor started his career as a stage performer. Impressed by the young man’s talents and dedication, the great British actor Laurence Olivier invited him to be his understudy at The Royal National Theatre.

John Denver

Birthday: December 31, 1943
Nationality: American
Died At Age: 53
American singer John Denver is rated among one of the most influential voices in music that has emerged in the last century and to this day his songs are popular in most parts of the English speaking world. It is often said that during the 1970s John Denver was peerless as far as musical appeal was concerned and that had a lot to do with the fact that his songs spoke about things that were vibrant and varied like country life, nature or about his own thoughts on love.

Gong Li

Birthday: December 31, 1965
Nationality: Chinese, Singaporean
Age: 54 Years, 54 Year Old Females
Gong Li is a noted Chinese-born Singaporean actress, who has played a big role in bringing Chinese cinema to eminence in the West. An alumnus of the prestigious Central Academy of Drama in Beijing, she debuted in films with ‘Red Sorghum’ while studying in her second year and gained immediate attention for her excellent performance. After she graduated from the Academy, she began to appear in an array of films, many of which were directed by Zhang Yimou.

Alex Ferguson

Birthday: December 31, 1941
Nationality: Scottish
Age: 78 Years, 78 Year Old Males
Alex Ferguson is a former football player who served as the manager of the Manchester United Football Club for over 26 years. Regarded as the most successful manager in the history of the game, he is also the one who served for the longest period. He began his career as a player with Queen’s Park but could not secure a regular place. He moved on to play for St. Johnstone and then later on to Dunfermline.

Ben Kingsley

Birthday: December 31, 1943
Nationality: British
Age: 76 Years, 76 Year Old Males
Ben Kingsley is a celebrated British actor with a career spanning over four decades. During his extensive career in films and TV, he has won multiple awards: an ‘Oscar,’ two ‘Golden Globes,’ ‘Grammy,’ ‘BAFTA,’ and ‘Screen Actors Guild Award.’ He is best known for his role as ‘Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’ in the 1982 film ‘Gandhi.’ For his role as the prolific Indian freedom fighter, he won an ‘Oscar’ for ‘Best Actor.’

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