December 9 celebrity birthdays

Published: Dec. 9, 2015 at 11:15 AM CST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

(KFVS) - If you're celebrating a birthday today you're sharing it with an actor who was born right here in the Heartland.

His movies include Dangerous Liaisons, Places in the Heart, RED, and many many other. Benton, Illinois native John Malkovich is 62 today.

Also on the birthday list, she's best known for her role as "M" in the James Bond movies.  She also played Queen Elizabeth in Shakespeare in Love.  "Dame" Judi Dench is 81 today.

He's a legendary actor who has appeared in over 90 movies.  Those films include The Bad and the Beautiful, Spartacus, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. One of Hollywood's true stars,  Kirk Douglas is 99 today.

He plays Howard on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory. Simon Helberg is 35 today.

He's an NFL Hall of Fame linebacker who played for nine seasons with the Bears. In 8 of those seasons he was named to the Pro Bowl. Dick Butkus is 73 today.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2015 KFVS. All rights reserved.