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By On This Day in NYC's History

JIMMY BERLUTI IS BORN

On December 20, 1954: Michael Badalucco was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Badalucco is best known for his performance as Jimmy Berlutti on the ABC legal drama The Practice. For his work, he was nominated for numerous Emmy and SAG awards, and won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

 

THE HANGOVER

On December 20, 1970: Todd Phillips was born in NYC. Phillips has written and directed numerous box-office smash hits over the span of his career thus far, including Old School, The Hangover trilogy, Due Date, and Starsky & Hutch. 

 

PETER CRISS

On December 20, 1945: Musician Peter Criss was born in Brooklyn. After a long career with the legendary glam-rock group Kiss, Criss began releasing solo records. However, he remains best known as the drummer and lead vocalist for the group and their many hit songs.

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