Birth Month Day of 11-17 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...

2. Rachel McAdams

Actress | The Notebook

Rachel Anne McAdams was born on November 17, 1978 in London, Ontario, Canada, to Sandra Kay (Gale), a nurse, and Lance Frederick McAdams, a truck driver and furniture mover. She is of English, Welsh, Irish, and Scottish descent. Rachel became involved with acting as a teenager and by the age of 13 ...

3. Leslie Bibb

Actress | Iron Man

Leslie Louise Bibb was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, on November 17, 1974, and raised in Nelson County, Virginia. Later she and her mother, along with her three older sisters, moved to Richmond, where Leslie attended an all-girls Catholic high school, St. Gertrude.

In 1990 The Oprah Winfrey Show (...

4. Tom Ellis

Actor | Lucifer

Tom Ellis is a Welsh actor from Cardiff, Wales. He is best known for playing Lucifer Morningstar in the American television series Lucifer (2016-2020).

Ellis was born in Cardiff. He studied BA Dramatic Studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (previously the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and...

5. Danny DeVito

Actor | Matilda

Danny DeVito has amassed a formidable and versatile body of work as an actor, producer and director that spans the stage, television and film.

Daniel Michael DeVito Jr. was born on November 17, 1944, in Neptune, New Jersey, to Italian-American parents. His mother, Julia (Moccello), was a homemaker. ...

6. Sophie Marceau

Actress | La boum

Sophie Marceau was born Sophie Danièle Sylvie Maupu in Paris, France, to Simone (Morisset), a shop assistant, and Benoît Maupu, a truck driver. She grew up far from the studio spotlights. When she was 14 she was living in the Paris suburb of Gentilly with her father. She learned from friends that ...

7. Zoë Bell

Stunts | Grindhouse

As an established and extremely talented stunt double and actress, Zoe Bell has made a name for herself through her unparalleled dedication, skills, and focus.

Zoe Bell was born on Waiheke Island, New Zealand, to Tish, a nurse, and Andrew Bell, a doctor. She has a background in gymnastics and martial...

8. Viva Bianca

Actress | Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Viva Bianca, daughter of Polish composer Cezary Skubiszewski, was born in Australia on November 17, 1983. Now a writer and filmmaker, having graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Viva began her career as an actress.

Bianca is probably best known for her role as the ...

9. Stephen Root

Actor | Office Space

Stephen Root, one of today's most prolific character actors, is currently starring in the HBO hit series Barry. The show has been nominated for multiple Emmy's and Golden Globes, earning a total of 32 nominations in its first season. Season two airs March 31st on HBO. In 2018, Stephen played a ...

10. Bojana Novakovic

Actress | Devil

Novakovic was born on 17 November 1981 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. She moved to Australia in 1988, at the age of seven. Novakovic was initially interested in becoming a social worker or doctor, but after a significant set of events, she changed her mind and decided to pursue the performing ...

11. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Actress | The Abyss

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio was born in Lombard, Illinois, to Mary D. (Pagone) and Frank A. Mastrantonio, who ran a bronze foundry. Her parents were of Italian descent. She was raised in Oak Park, IL, and began her career in school plays as a teenager. Mary attended the University of Illinois and ...

12. Diane Neal

Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Diane Neal was born in Alexandria, Virginia. She moved to Littleton, Colorado, when her father was promoted to the position of federal attorney in Denver. She is the youngest of three daughters. Diane was a pre-med major in University, before leaving to pursue modeling, thus allowing her to travel ...

13. Kara Hayward

Actress | Moonrise Kingdom

Kara Hayward was born to John and Karen Hayward on November 17, 1998 in Massachusetts. She is the older of two children. She acted in her first play during summer camp, discovering a passion for acting. Later she was discovered at an open call, landing her first movie role in Wes Anderson's ...

14. RuPaul

Producer | RuPaul's Drag Race

RuPaul grew up in San Diego, learning fashion tips from his mother and three sisters. After some time living in Atlanta doing odd jobs such as a used-car salesman, RuPaul moved to New York by the early '90s. He had begun performing in local Manhattan clubs and became a popular attraction through his...

15. Rock Hudson

Actor | Giant

Rock Hudson was born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, to Katherine (Wood), a telephone operator, and Roy Harold Scherer, an auto mechanic. He was of German, Swiss-German, English, and Irish descent. His parents divorced when he was eight years old. He failed to obtain parts in school ...

16. Harry Lloyd

Actor | The Theory of Everything

Harry Lloyd was born on November 17, 1983 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Theory of Everything (2014), The Iron Lady (2011) and Jane Eyre (2011).

17. Jon Cor

Actor | Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments

Jon Cor is a thirty-something-year-old living in Vancouver, BC.

He booked his first audition for a major film franchise while courting multiple agencies at the end of the second year of the Theatre Arts and Performance program at Fanshawe College in London, ON.

Since then he has gone on to win ...

18. Raquel Castro

Actress | Jersey Girl

Raquel's path in the world of entertainment, was nurtured and encouraged from an early age. By age four, she was regularly appearing on Sesame Street and Nick Jr. However at age 7, Raquel became a break-out star playing the lead role in the feature film Jersey Girl alongside mega-stars Jennifer ...

19. Dylan Walsh

Actor | Congo

Dylan Walsh was born on November 17, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Charles Hunter Walsh. He is known for his work on Congo (1995), The Stepfather (2009) and Nip/Tuck (2003). He was previously married to Joanna Going and Melora Walters.

20. Justin Cooper

Actor | Liar Liar

Justin Cooper was born on November 17, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Liar Liar (1997), General Hospital (1963) and Brother's Keeper (1998).

21. Rance Howard

Actor | Nebraska

Rance Howard was born on November 17, 1928 in Duncan, Oklahoma, USA as Harold Engle Beckenholdt. He was an actor and writer, known for Nebraska (2013), Universal Soldier (1992) and Small Soldiers (1998). He was married to Judy Howard and Jean Speegle Howard. He died on November 25, 2017 in Los ...

22. Brandon Call

Actor | Step by Step

Born Brandon Spencer Lee Call on November 17th, 1976, in Torrance, California, Brandon started performing at the tender age of two. His movie debut, albeit lending his voice, was in Disney's The Black Cauldron (1985), so his first live-action acting role was opposite Glenn Close in Jagged Edge (...

23. David Ramsey

Actor | Arrow

David Ramsey stars as former United States Army Special Forces soldier, John Diggle, on the CW's People's Choice Award winning show "Arrow," based on the DC Comics superhero.

Created by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, "Arrow" follows presumed-dead billionaire playboy Oliver ...

24. Steven E. de Souza

Writer | Die Hard

Among the handful of screenwriters whose films have earned over $2 billion at the box office, Steven de Souza was introduced to Hollywood on camera--as a contestant on an L.A. game show. There the Philadelphia-based writer for PBS, "The New York Times", "Premiere" and other media outlets won a car ...

25. Lauren Hutton

Actress | American Gigolo

Following her success as a top fashion model for the Ford Modeling Agency and Revlon cosmetics, Hutton was selected to play the only major female character in Paper Lion (1968). After a semi-successful starring role in American Gigolo (1980), Hutton's modeling career took a slide in the 1980s, and ...

26. Daisy Fuentes

Actress | Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child

Daisy Fuentes was born on November 17, 1966 in Havana, Cuba. She is an actress, known for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995), Loving (1983) and Curdled (1996). She has been married to Richard Marx since December 23, 2015. She was previously married to Timothy Adams.

27. Lauren Maltby

Actress | I'll Be Home for Christmas

Lauren Maltby was born on November 17, 1984 in San Diego, California, USA as Lauren Elizabeth Maltby. She is an actress, known for I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998), Zenon: The Zequel (2001) and Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999).

28. Kyle Dean Massey

Actor | Sex and the City 2

Kyle Dean Massey is an American actor best know for his work on Broadway in Pippin, Next to Normal, Wicked, Xanadu & Altar Boyz. Kyle Dean was raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas, a town 60 miles northwest of Memphis, TN. He started taking dance classes at age 6 after seeing his older sister perform in a...

29. Richard Jewell

Self | The Big One

On July 27, 1996, Richard Jewell was a security guard at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, with aspirations of becoming a police officer. At around 1 a.m. in crowded Centennial Olympic Park, Jewell noticed an unattended green knapsack, alerted police and helped move people away from the site. The ...

30. Sarati

Eminem Feat. Ed Sheeran: River

Sarah Ashley Callahan, better known as Sarati, was born in College Station, Texas. She moved to Los Angeles, California at the tender age of 16. Her acting career started to take off after booking the first audition she went to. She recently finished shooting 30 episodes as Case #12 on Deal or No ...

31. Terry

Actress | The Wizard of Oz

Without question, the most known dog in movie history. Many dogs tried to eclipse Toto's success, most recently, The Men In Black dog. Most don't know that Toto has an autobiography that's available in most stores. She almost lost her life when she broke her foot in The Wizard of Oz. Toto (Terry) ...

32. William R. Moses

Actor | Mystic Pizza

William Remington Moses was born on November 17th, 1959 to actress Marian McCargo and businessman Richard Cantrell Moses Sr.

William's parents divorced when he was young. His mother met and married Alphonzo E. Bell, Jr. in 1970. Alphonzo adopted William and his three brothers. Alphonzo later became ...

33. Lee Strasberg

Actor | The Godfather: Part II

Famed acting teacher Lee Strassberg was born in Budzanov, Austria-Hungary (now Budanov, Ukraine). Brought to America as a child, he had a brief acting career, before becoming one of the founders of the Group Theatre in 1931, directing a number of plays there. His greatest influence, however, was ...

34. Evelyne Brochu

Actress | Tom à la ferme

Evelyne Brochu was born on November 17, 1983 in Montreal, Québec, Canada. She is an actress, known for Tom at the Farm (2013), Pawn Sacrifice (2014) and Past Imperfect (2016).

35. Leonard Roberts

Actor | Drumline

Leonard Roberts was born on November 17, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor, known for Drumline (2002), American Sniper (2014) and Heroes (2006).

36. Jon Avnet

Producer | Fried Green Tomatoes

Jon Avnet has directed, written, and produced dozens of motion pictures, television movies and Broadway plays, winning Oscars, Emmys, Tonys, Peabody's, DGA Awards, the Humanitas, Golden Globes and the AFI's Franklin Shaffner Medal. He has directed the Oscar-nominated performance of Jessica Tandy ...

37. Kelly Ward

Actor | Grease

Kelly Ward is an actor, writer, director, and producer. He co-starred with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in Grease (1978), and with Lee Marvin and Mark Hamill in The Big Red One (1980). He co-wrote the animated feature Once Upon A Forest (1993), and both co-wrote and co-produced All Dogs Go ...

38. Sara Haden

Actress | The Shop Around the Corner

Sara Haden was the daughter of silent screen star Charlotte Walker who was also a celebrated beauty in her day. Alas, Sara did not inherit her mother's good looks. She was actually born Catherine Haden in Center Point, Texas, on November 17 1898. There was nothing particularly outstanding about her...

39. Lorne Michaels

Producer | Saturday Night Live

Lorne Michaels was born on November 17, 1944 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Lorne Michael Lipowitz. He is a producer and writer, known for Saturday Night Live (1975), The Kids in the Hall (1988) and 30 Rock (2006). He has been married to Alice Barry since 1991. They have three children. He was ...

40. Roland Joffé

Director | The Mission

Roland Joffé was born on November 17, 1945 in London, England. He is a producer and director, known for The Mission (1986), The Killing Fields (1984) and The Scarlet Letter (1995). He was previously married to Jane Lapotaire.

41. Peter Cook

Actor | The Princess Bride

One of four stars of the London and New York revues Beyond the Fringe and Beyond the Fringe (with Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett, and Dudley Moore). Later created scatological comedy routine "Derek & Clive" with Moore.

42. Stuart Stone

Actor | Donnie Darko

Stuart Stone was born on November 17, 1980 in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada as Stuart Eisenstein. He is an actor and writer, known for Donnie Darko (2001), The Boys Club (1996) and The Haunted House on Kirby Road (2016).

43. Robert Brown

Actor | Star Trek

Robert Brown was born on November 17, 1926 in Trenton, New Jersey, USA as Robin Adair MacKenzie Brown. He is an actor, known for Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Mannix (1967) and The Silent Service (1957). He has been married to Elisse Pogofsky since 1986. He was previously married to Anna ...

44. Shanica Knowles

Actress | Hannah Montana

Shanica Channell Knowles was born on November 17, 1990 in Miami Florida. Her native home is Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Shanica is an Actress, Singer/Songwriter. Her first Acting job was on Unfabulous (2005) most known for Hannah Montana (2006-2011) Jump In (2007) MegaChurch Murder (2015) Surviving Compton...

45. Dean Paul Martin

Soundtrack | Hell Ride

The son of Rat Pack member Dean Martin, Dean Paul Martin initially showed interest in a singing career, and was also a talented tennis player, which served him well in his role opposite Ali McGraw in 1979's The Players. An avid pilot and a captain in the California Air National Guard, Martin was ...

46. Betty Bronson

Actress | Peter Pan

Betty Bronson's discovery reads like a Hollywood dream. As a New Jersey teenage bit-player, she was rocketed from obscurity when she was chosen to play the part of Peter Pan in 1924's Peter Pan (1924). She was hand-selected by author J.M. Barrie and beat several Hollywood superstars to the part, ...

47. Salvator Xuereb

Actor | Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Salvator Xuereb was born on November 17, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Big Stan (2007) and Natural Born Killers (1994). He has been married to Nikki Toscano since August 17, 2003. They have two children. He was previously...

48. Roberta Collins

Actress | Wonder Women

Brassy'n'beautiful blonde Roberta Collins was a terrific, dynamic and scene-stealing delight who greatly enlivened a bunch of choice down'n'dirty 1970s drive-in exploitation pictures with her earthy good humor, boundless vitality, superior acting ability, strong, forceful personality and smoldering...

49. Felice Schachter

Actress | The Facts of Life

Felice Schachter was born on November 17, 1963 in Queens, New York, USA. She is known for her work on The Facts of Life (1979), Zapped! (1982) and Diff'rent Strokes (1978).

50. Frank Spotnitz

Producer | The Man in the High Castle

Award-winning American writer and producer Frank Spotnitz is the Chief Executive of Big Light Productions Ltd., a London- and Paris-based production company. Big Light creates and oversees a diverse slate of international television series, including drama, comedy and documentaries, and has become ...


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