December 26th People

December 26th

12-26-1983 Alexander Wang – Born in San Francisco, California. His parents are originally from Taiwan. He is an American fashion alexander-wangdesigner and was the Creative Director of Balenciaga. On April 13, 2014 it was announced that Alexander Wang would be the next designer to create a collection for Swedish based fashion retailer H&M. In 2015, he was included in the Times 100 Most Influential People of 2015. He is out as gay.

 

 

12-26-1956 David Sedaris – Born in Johnson City, New York. Sedaris grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. His father is of Greek descent while his mother is Anglo-American. He is an American Grammy Award-nominated humorist, comedian, author, and radio contributor. His books include Naked (1997), Me Talk Pretty One Day (2000) and, Let’s Explore Diabetes and Owls (2013). He lives in West Sussex, England with his longtime partner Hugh Hamrick. He enjoys collecting litter in the local area, where he is known as “Pig Pen,” and has a garbage truck named after him. In 2014, he participated in Do I Sound Gay?, a documentary film by David Thorpe about stereotypes of gay men’s speech patterns.

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