Birth Month Day of 11-30 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ridley Scott

Producer | The Martian

Described by film producer Michael Deeley as "the very best eye in the business", director Ridley Scott was born on November 30, 1937 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear (then County Durham). His father was an officer in the Royal Engineers and the family followed him as his career posted him ...

2. Kaley Cuoco

Actress | The Big Bang Theory

Kaley Christine Cuoco was born in Camarillo, California, to Layne Ann (Wingate) and Gary Carmine Cuoco, a realtor. She is of Italian (father) and German and English (mother) descent. A model and commercial actress from the age of 6, Cuoco's first major role was in the TV movie Quicksand: No Escape ...

3. Elisha Cuthbert

Actress | The Girl Next Door

Elisha Ann Cuthbert (born November 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress and model. She became internationally known for playing Kim Bauer in the series 24 (2001); Danielle in the teen comedy film The Girl Next Door (2004) and Carly Jones in the 2005 in of House of Wax (2005). She was voted the sexiest ...

4. Michelle Burke

Actress | Dazed and Confused

Michelle Burke was born on November 30, 1970 in Defiance, Ohio, USA as Michelle Gray. She is an actress, known for Dazed and Confused (1993), Coneheads (1993) and Major League II (1994). She has been married to Scott Thomas since April 1, 1995. They have three children.

5. Mandy Patinkin

Actor | Homeland

Mandy Patinkin was born Mandel Bruce Patinkin in Chicago, Illinois, to Doris "Doralee" (Sinton), a homemaker and cookbook writer, and Lester Patinkin, who operated two scrap metal plants. He is of Russian Jewish and Latvian Jewish descent. Growing up, he began singing in synagogue choirs at the age...

6. Ben Stiller

Producer | Tropic Thunder

Benjamin Edward Meara Stiller was born on November 30, 1965, in New York City, New York, to legendary comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. His father was of Austrian Jewish and Polish Jewish descent, and his mother was of Irish Catholic descent (she converted to Judaism).

His parents made no real...

7. Allison Williams

Actress | Girls

Allison Howell Williams, born April 13, 1988, is an American actress, comedian, and singer. She is best known for her role as "Marnie Michaels" on the HBO comedy-drama series, Girls (2012). Williams was born and raised in New Canaan, Connecticut and is the daughter of former NBC Nightly News anchor...

8. Terrence Malick

Writer | Days of Heaven

Terrence Malick was born in Ottawa, Illinois. His family subsequently lived in Oklahoma and he went to school in Austin, Texas. He did his undergraduate work at Harvard, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in philosophy in 1965.

A member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, he attended Magdalen ...

9. Jessalyn Gilsig

Actress | The Stepfather

Jessalyn Gilsig has an extensive list of theater credits to her name. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Gilsig received her theatrical training at the American Repertory Theatre's Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Among the American Repertory Theatre ...

10. Gael García Bernal

Actor | Mozart in the Jungle

Gael García Bernal was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to Patricia Bernal, an actress and model, and José Ángel García, an actor and director. His stepfather is cinematographer Sergio Yazbek. García Bernal began his acting career as a child, working with his parents in a variety of plays. When...

11. Adelaide Clemens

Actress | Silent Hill: Revelation

Born and raised in Brisbane, Australia. Daughter of a British father. Adelaide Clemens began working as an actress on Australian television while in high school. She guest-starred in a 2006 episode of Blue Water High (2005) as Juliet, and in 2007, she starred in the children's series Pirate Islands...

12. Diego Klattenhoff

Actor | Pacific Rim

Diego Klattenhoff (born 1979) is best known for his role as Mike Faber in the TV series Homeland (2011). He plays the role of a Marine captain whose best friend returns to the US after disappearing in Iraq seven years earlier. Klattenhoff was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. As a kid, he always wanted ...

13. Nelsan Ellis

Actor | The Butler

Nelsan Ellis was an award-winning American film and television actor and playwright, perhaps best known as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO's True Blood (2008).

Nelsan was born on November 30, 1977, in Harvey, Illinois, the son of Jackie Ellis and Tommie Lee Thompson. Following his parents' divorce, Ellis ...

14. Richard Brake

Actor | Doom

Richard Brake was born on November 30, 1964 in Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Wales as Richard Colin Brake. He is an actor, known for Doom (2005), Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and 31 (2016).

15. Perrey Reeves

Actress | Old School

Perrey Reeves was born in New York City and raised in the countryside of New Hampshire. Her parents, both academics, were from upper-class families. Her paternal grandfather, Hazard E. Reeves, was a sound pioneer who introduced magnetic stereophonic sound to films, and her maternal ...

16. Rebecca Rittenhouse

Actress | Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

Rebecca Rittenhouse was born on November 30, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Rebecca Rittenhouse Meaders. She is an actress, known for Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (2019), Blood & Oil (2015) and Red Band Society (2014).

17. Hiam Abbass

Actress | Blade Runner 2049

Hiam Abbass was born on November 30, 1960 in Nazareth, Israel. She is an actress and director, known for Blade Runner 2049 (2017), The Visitor (2007) and Inheritance (2012).

18. Stephen Campbell Moore

Actor | Season of the Witch

Stephen Campbell Moore was born on November 30, 1979 in London, England as Stephen Thorpe. He is an actor, known for Season of the Witch (2011), The Bank Job (2008) and A Good Woman (2004). He has been married to Claire Foy since December 2014. They have one child.

19. Virginia Mayo

Actress | White Heat

Virginia Clara Jones was born on November 30, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of a newspaper reporter and his wife. The family had a rich heritage in the St. Louis area: her great-great-great-grandfather served in the American Revolution and later founded the city of East Saint Louis, ...

20. Richard Crenna

Actor | Rambo III

Richard Donald Crenna was born in Los Angeles, California, into a modest-income family, the only child of Edith J. (Pollette) and Domenick Anthony Crenna, a pharmacist. His parents were both of Italian descent. His mother managed a small hotel in downtown Los Angeles, where Richard and his family ...

21. Emmanuel Lubezki

Cinematographer | Children of Men

Lubezki began his career in Mexican film and television productions in the late 1980s. His first international production was the 1993 independent film Twenty Bucks (1993), which followed the journey of a single twenty-dollar bill.

Lubezki is a frequent collaborator with fellow Mexican filmmaker ...

22. Billy Drago

Actor | The Untouchables

Drago was well-known for his villainous parts (leading or supporting), and his rugged yet scary looks and evil smile. He was born William Eugene Burrows in Hugoton, Kansas. He became interested in acting and took his mother's maiden name "Drago" as a stage name. At first he worked as a stuntman in ...

23. Kevin Conroy

Actor | Batman: The Killing Joke

Kevin Conroy was born on November 30, 1955 in Westbury, New York. At age 17, Kevin earned a full scholarship to attend Juilliard's drama division, where he studied under actor John Houseman. In 1978, after graduating from Juilliard, he toured with "The Acting Company", Houseman's acting group, and ...

24. John Kani

Actor | Black Panther

John Kani was born on November 30, 1942 in New Brighton, South Africa as Bonsile John Kani. He is an actor and writer, known for Black Panther (2018), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and The Lion King (2019).

25. Marc Forster

Producer | World War Z

Marc Forster is a German-born filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the films Monster's Ball (2001), Finding Neverland (2004), Stay (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), The Kite Runner (2007), Quantum of Solace (2008), and World War Z (2013).

His breakthrough film was Monster's...

26. Robert Guillaume

Actor | The Lion King

Robert Guillaume was born on November 30, 1927 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Robert Peter Williams. He was an actor, known for The Lion King (1994), Sports Night (1998) and Big Fish (2003). He was married to Donna Brown Guillaume and Marlene Patricia Scott. He died on October 24, 2017 in Los ...

27. Chrissy Teigen

Actress | Between Two Ferns: The Movie

Chrissy Teigen was born on November 30, 1985 in Delta, Utah, USA as Christine Diane Teigen. She is a producer and actress, known for Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019), Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018) and Double Dutchess: Seeing Double (2017). She has been married to John Legend since...

28. David Mamet

Writer | House of Games

Born in 1947 in Chicago he was educated at Goddard College in Vermont and studied drama at New York's Nieghbourhood Playhouse before returning to Chicago and establishing the St Nicholas Theatre Company in 1972 and remained their resident writer for four years. The first of his plays to secure ...

29. Kat Stewart

Actress | Underbelly

Kat Stewart was born on November 30, 1972 in Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for Underbelly (2008), Offspring (2010) and Supernova (2005). She has been married to David Whiteley since February 2008. They have two children.

30. Henry Selick

Director | Coraline

Henry Selick is a film director, specializing in films with stop-motion animation. He has formal training as an animator.

Selick was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, son of Charles H. Selick and Melanie Molan. He was mostly raised Rumson, New Jersey. As a child, Selick took up drawing as a hobby. He ...

31. Simonetta Stefanelli

Actress | The Godfather

Simonetta Stefanelli was born on November 30, 1954 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She is an actress, known for The Godfather (1972), Lucrezia giovane (1974) and Quer pasticciaccio brutto de via Merulana (1983). She was previously married to Michele Placido.

32. Margaret Whitton

Actress | Major League

Brassy blonde actress Margaret Whitton was born on November 30, 1949, at Fort Meade, a U.S. Army base in the suburbs of Baltimore. Her father being an Army colonel and mother a nurse, there was much traveling in Margaret's early life and she spent her early years in Japan. Returning to the states, ...

33. Kristin Dattilo

Actress | Aerosmith: Janie's Got a Gun

Kristin Dattilo is an Italian American actress, comedian, writer and producer, known for her work in award winning shows as Chris Issak Show, Dexter, Southland, Friends and working with such filmmakers as Coen brothers and David Fincher. Dattilo starred in notable music videos (Aerosmith's Janie's ...

34. Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Actor | Wait Until Dark

It's hardly surprising that the son of renowned Russian-born concert violinist Efrem Zimbalist Sr. (1889-1985) and Romanian-born opera singer Alma Gluck (1884-1938) would desire a performing career of some kind. Born in New York City on November 30, 1918, surrounded by people of wealth and privilege...

35. Judith Roberts

Actress | You Were Never Really Here

Judith Roberts was born on November 30, 1934 in the USA as Judith Lebreque. She is an actress, known for You Were Never Really Here (2017), Eraserhead (1977) and Death Sentence (2007). She was previously married to Pernell Roberts.

36. Billy Lush

Actor | Straw Dogs

Billy Lush was born on November 30, 1981 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as William Paul Lush. He is an actor, known for Straw Dogs (2011), Dishonored (2012) and The Black Donnellys (2007). He is married to Anne Clare Graham. They have two children.

37. Bo Welch

Production Designer | Edward Scissorhands

Bo Welch was born on November 30, 1951 in Yardley, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert W. Welch III. He is a production designer and director, known for Edward Scissorhands (1990), Men in Black (1997) and A Little Princess (1995). He has been married to Catherine O'Hara since April 25, 1992. They have two ...

38. Sandy Descher

Actress | Them!

Sandra Descher was born on November 30, 1945. in Burbank, California to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Descher. Ironically, she was discovered while on vacation with her family in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The little girl's first jobs were in uncredited bit parts in 1952. In 1954 Sandy played the traumatized ...

39. Lenny Abrahamson

Director | Room

Lenny Abrahamson was born in Dublin in 1966. He studied physics and philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. While at university he directed short videos with the Trinity Video Society, which he co-founded with Ed Guiney. He graduated in 1991 with first class honours (gold medal). His first short film...

40. Andrew Tiernan

Actor | 300: Rise of an Empire

Andrew Tiernan trained at the Drama Centre London. His earliest break came in 1991, when he was cast in Derek Jarman's Edward II (1991), at the same time he was cast as DC Rosper in the award winning television series Prime Suspect (1991), alongside Helen Mirren, Tom Bell and Tom Wilkinson. He then...

41. Tsai Chin

Actress | You Only Live Twice

Tsai Chin, pinyin Zhou Caiqin is an actor, director, teacher and author, best known in America for her film role as Auntie Lindo in The Joy Luck Club. The third daughter of Zhou Xinfang, China's great actor in the last century, she was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art London (first ...

42. Cherie Currie

Soundtrack | The Runaways

Cherie Ann Currie was born on November 30, 1959 in Los Angeles, California. She rose to major rock stardom as the teenage lead vocalist for the now-legendary all female rock band, The Runaways, which also included Joan Jett, Lita Ford, Sandy West and Jackie Fuchs. After three albums with The ...

43. Walter Jones

Actor | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Walter is an actor, dancer and singer. Walter is internationally known for his creation of the character Zack The Black Ranger from the Children's Action Adventure Phenomenon Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). He has been featured as a series regular or guest star in over 150 episodes of various ...

44. Colin Mochrie

Actor | Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Colin Andrew Mochrie was on born November 30, 1957, in Kilmarnock, Scotland. His father, an airline maintenance executive, moved the family to Montreal, Canada, in 1964, and finally to Vancouver in 1969. When asked about his childhood, Mochrie said he tended to be a bit of a loner because of moving...

45. Nicholas Woodeson

Actor | Skyfall

Nicholas - or Nick - Woodeson, born in 1949 in England to British parents - spent his early childhood in Haifa, Israel, in line with his parents' diplomatic postings. He recalls that his first taste of thespian glory was reciting A.A. Milne poems to family friends at the age of six. Nick's strong ...

46. Chris Weitz

Writer | About a Boy

Chris Weitz was born on November 30, 1969 in New York City, New York, USA as Christopher John Weitz. He is a producer and writer, known for About a Boy (2002), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016). He has been married to Mercedes Martinez since 2006. They have one ...

47. Jack Ging

Actor | High Plains Drifter

Jack Ging was born on November 30, 1931 in Alva, Oklahoma, USA as Jack Lee Ging. He is an actor, known for High Plains Drifter (1973), Play Misty for Me (1971) and Where the Red Fern Grows (1974). He has been married to Sharon Ramona Thompson since September 23, 1978. They have two children. He was...

48. Carol Anne Seflinger

Actress | Ben Casey

Carol Anne Seflinger was born on November 30, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Ben Casey (1961), Wonderbug (1976) and The Lollipop Cover (1965).

49. Jack Sheldon

Actor | Schoolhouse Rock!

Jack Sheldon is the son of Jen Loven (1909-1989), who taught many of the Hollywood entertainment elite and their children to swim at her famous Jen Loven Swim School in Hollywood. Jack was known mostly for his sidekick status on the The Merv Griffin Show (1962) in the 70s. Jack has a large family, ...

50. Billy Idol

Soundtrack | The Wedding Singer

Born William Michael Albert Broad in Middlesex, England, in 1955, the first child of Bill and Joan Broad. When he was 2, his father moved the family to Long Island, New York, in pursuit of the American dream. They returned 4 years later (now with a baby sister, Jane) to Dorking. America made a big ...


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