Is November 30th your birthday? Was someone special to you born on November 30th? With whom will you choose to celebrate this excellent occasion?
If today is your birthday, then you are in excellent company.
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November 30th was the birth date of several notable (or even notorious) individuals. Here they are:
November 30th Birthdays: Famous Artists
French painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau (Alone in the World, The Birth of Venus, The Bohemian, Cupidon, La Danse, Evening Mood, The Knitting Girl, Nymphs and Satyr, Le Printemps and The Young Shepherdess) was born on November 30, 1825.
American Abstract painter Sam Gilliam (Black Paintings) was born on November 30, 1938.
French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens), was born on November 30, 1861.
Andrea Palladio Andrea di Pietro (Palladio) della Gondola, Italian Renaissance architect and author (The Four Books of Architecture), was born on November 30, 1508.
American film director Terrence (Terry) Malick (Badlands, Days of Heaven and The Thin Red Line) was born on November 30, 1943.
David Mamet, American playwright (American Buffalo, The Cryptogram,Glengarry Glen Ross, Hoffa, The Old Neighborhood,Oleanna, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Sexual Perversity in Chicago,The Spanish Prisoner,Spartan,The Unit,The Untouchables and The Verdict), film director (Heist, Homicide, House of Games, Oleanna and Things Change) and Pulitzer Prize winner (1983), was born on November 30, 1947.
American photographer and film director Gordon Parks (The Learning Tree, Shaft and Shaft’s Big Score) was born on November 30, 1912.
Italian Baroque painter and architect Andrea Pozzo (Church of St. Ignazio) was born on November 30, 1642.
Ridley Scott, British film director (1492: Conquest of Paradise, Alien, Black Hawk Down , Black Rain, Blade Runner, The Duelists, The Gathering Storm, G.I. Jane, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven, Legend, Matchstick Men , RKO 281, Someone to Watch over Me, Thelma and Louise and White Squall), was born on November 30, 1937. Ridley Scott’s brother is film director Tom Scott.
Clyfford Still, American Abstract Expressionist painter (Jamais), was born on November 30, 1904.
Thomas van Apshoven, Flemish painter (La Fete du Village and Rejouissances Villageoises Devant l’Auberge), was born on November 30, 1622.
November 30th Birthdays: Famous Athletes
James Felton Boyd, American boxer and Olympic gold medalist (1956), was born on November 30, 1930.
Vincent Edward (Bo) Jackson, American professional baseball (California Angels, Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals) and football (Los Angeles Raiders) player, was born on November 30, 1962.
November 30th Birthdays: Famous Authors and Journalists
Shirley Chisholm, American politician, U.S. Congressman (D-NY), U.S. Presidential candidate (1972) and author (The Good Fight and Unbought and Unbossed), was born on November 30, 1924.
Samuel Langhorne (Mark Twain) Clemens, American humorist and author (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Life on the Mississippi, The Prince and the Pauper,Roughing It and Tom Sawyer), was born on November 30, 1835.
Abbie Hoffman, American peace activist and author (Steal this Book), was born on November 30, 1936.
George Gordon Liddy, American CIA leader, 1972 Watergate break-in conspirator, radio personality (The G. Gordon Liddy Show and The G-Man) and actor (18 Wheels of Justice, Adventures in Spying, Camp Cucamonga, The Highwayman, MacGyver, Miami Vice, Rules of Engagement and Street Asylum), was born on November 30, 1930.
Theodor Mommsen, German historian (Imperial Lives) and Nobel Prize winner (1902), was born on November 30, 1817.
Canadian novelist Lucy Maud (L. M.) Montgomery (Anne of Avonlea,Anne of Green Gables,Anne of the Island,Anne’s House of Dreams and Chronicles of Avonlea) was born on November 30, 1874.
Jonathan Swift, Irish satirist and author (Cadenus and Vanessa, Gulliver’s Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Tale of a Tub and Thoughts on Religion), was born on November 30, 1667.
November 30th Birthdays: Famous Business Leaders
Joan Ganz Cooney, American television executive (The Children’s Television Workshop), was born on November 30, 1929.
Oliver Fisher Winchester, Americanfirearms and munitions maker (Winchester Rifle), was born on November 30, 1810.
November 30th Birthdays: Famous Performers
Clay Aiken, American singer (American Idol), was born on November 30, 1978.
John Asthon, British punk rock guitarist (Photons and Psychedelic Furs), was born on November 30, 1957.
British new wave keyboardist Richard Barbieri (Japan and Porcupine Tree) was born on November 30, 1957.
James Jay Barnes, American Gospel singer (“Please Let Me In”), was born on November 30, 1943.
William (Billy Idol) Broad, British rock guitarist and singer (“Cradle of Love,” “Dancing with Myself,” “Eyes Without a Face,” “Hot in the City,” “Mony Mony,” “Rebel Yell,” “Speed,” “To Be a Lover” and “White Wedding”), was born on November 30, 1955.
British actress June Chadwick (Forbidden World, Going to Extremes, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, The Last Horror Film, Star Trek: Away Team and This is Spinal Tap) was born on November 30, 1951.
Kevin Conroy, American actor (Another World, Chain of Desire, Ohara, Rachel Gunn R.N., The Secret Passion of Robert Clayton and Tour of Duty) voice-over artist (Batman-The Animated Series), was born on November 30, 1955.
American actor Richard Crenna (All’s Fair, Body Heat, Centennial, The Flamingo Kid, Gabriel’s Fire, Hot Shots Part Deux, It Takes Two, Judging Amy, On the Wings of Eagles, Our Miss Brooks, Pride of St. Louis, Rambo, The Rape of Richard Beck, The Real McCoys, Sabrina, The Sand Pebbles, Slattery’s People, Summer Rental and Wrongfully Accused) was born on November 30, 1926.
Kaley Christine Cuoco (8 Simple Rules, The Big Bang Theory and Charmed), was born on November 30, 1985.
Canadian actress Elisha Cuthbert (24, Airspeed,The Girl Next Door,House of Wax, Love Actually,Old School,Popular Mechanics for Kids and Time at the Top) was born on November 30, 1982.
Jack Ging, American actor (11th Hour, Ripcord and Tales of Wells Fargo), was born on November 30, 1931.
Roger Glover, British hard rock bassist (Deep Purple), was born on November 30, 1945.
Rob Grill, American rock bassist and singer (The Grass Roots), was born on November 30, 1944.
British actor Michael Gwynn (Question 7 and Village of the Damned) was born on November 30, 1916.
Oscar Harris, Surinamean-Dutch singer (“Try a Little Love’), was born on November 30, 1943.
American hip-hop artist Jalil Hutchins (Whodini) was born on November 30, 1964.
Luther Thomas Ingram, American R&B singer and songwriter (“Ain’t That Loving You,” “If It’s All The Same To You,” “If Lovin’ You Is wrong” and “I’ll Be Your Shelter”), was born on November 30, 1944.
American actress Virginia (Mayo) Clara Jones (The Best Years of Our Lives, Captain Horatio Hornblower, Midnight Witness, Out of the Blue, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Silver Chalice, The West Point Story and White Heat) was born on November 30, 1920.
Jeannie Kendall, American country music singer (The Kendalls), was born on November 30, 1955.
Radu Lupu, Romanian concert pianist, was born on November 30, 1945.
David William (Leo) Lyons, British rock bassist (The Jaybirds and Ten Years After), was born on November 30, 1943.
Australian rock bassist George McArdle (The Little River Band) was born on November 30, 1954.
John K. M. McCaffery, American television personality (One Minute Please), was born on November 30, 1913.
Malinda Gayle (Mindy) McCready, American country singer (“All I Want Is Everything,” “A Girl’s Gotta Do What a Girl’s Gotta Do,” “Guys Do It All the Time,” “Let’s Talk About Love,” “Lips Like Yours,” “Maybe He’ll Notice Her Now,” “One in a Million,” “The Other Side of This Kiss,” “Scream,” “Ten Thousand Angels” and “You’ll Never Know”), was born on November 30, 1975.
American folk-blues guitarist and singer Walter Brown (Brownie) McGhee was born on November 30, 1915.
Colin Mochrie, Scottish comedian, television personality (The Drew Carey Show, Figure It Out and Whose Line Is It Anyway) and actor (Blackfly, Getting Along Famously, Supertown Challenge and The Tuxedo), was born on November 30, 1957.
Mandy Patinkin, American singer and actor (Alien Nation, Chicago Hope, Dick Tracy, The Doctor, Evita, French Postcards, The Princess Bride, Sunday in the Park with George, True Colors and Yentl), was born on November 30, 1952.
June Pointer, American R&B and soul singer (The Pointer Sisters), was born on November 30, 1954.
American actor Rex Reason (Band of Angels, Man Without a Gun, The Roaring 20’s, Salome, Storm over Tibet and This Island Earth) was born on November 30, 1928.
Jack Reno American country singer (“Hitchin’ a Ride,” “I Want One” and “Repeat After Me”), was born on November 30, 1935.
Canadian professional wrestler (WWF) and actor (Dark Rising and Shoot ‘Em Up) William Jason (Christian Cage) Reso was born on November 30, 1973.
Jack Sheldon, American jazz trumpeter (The Merv Griffin Show) and actor (The Cara Williams Show, Dragnet, The Girl with Something Extra, Let’s Get Lost, Radioland Murders and Run Buddy Run), was born on November 30, 1931.
Allan Sherman, American comedian, singer and songwriter (“Hello Muddah – Hello Fardah”), was born on November 30, 1924.
American actor Ben Stiller (Along Came Polly, Arrested Development, The Ben Stiller Show, The Cable Guy, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Empire of the Sun, Flirting with Disaster, Madagascar, Meet the Fockers, Meet the Parents, Mystery Men, Next of Kin, Night at the Museum, Reality Bites, The Royal Tenenbaums, There’s Something About Mary, Tropic Thunder and Zoolander) 1965. Ben Stiller is married to actress Christine Taylor. His parents are comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara.
Mike Stone, British heavy metal rock bassist and singer (Criss, Queensryche and Speed-X), was born on November 30, 1969.
Noel Paul Stookey, American folk singer and songwriter (Peter Paul and Mary), was born on November 30, 1937.
Maxwell Street Jimmy Charles Davis Thomas, American blues guitarist and singer, was born on November 30, 1925.
American R&B bassist, keyboardist and singer Johnny Alexander (Shuggie Otis) Veliotes (“Freedom Flight,” “Inspiration Information,” “Omaha Bar-B-Cue” and “Strawberry Letter 23”) was born on November 30, 1953. His father was R&B bandleader Johnny Otis.
British pop-soul singer Desiree (Des’ree) Weeks (“Feel So High,” “Kissing You,” “Life” and “You Gotta Be”) was born on November 30, 1968.
Margaret Whitton, American actress (Good and Evil and Major League), was born on November 30, 1950.
American country music singer Thurman (Teddy) Wilburn (The Wilburn Brothers) was born on November 30, 1931.
American actor Robert Guillaume Williams (Benson, Fish Police, A Good Day to Die, The Meteor Man, North and South, Pacific Station, Soap and Superfly T.N.T) was born on November 30, 1927.
Kathryn Witt, American actress (Flying Highand Lenny) was born on November 30, 1950.
American actor Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (77 Sunset Strip, Airport ’75, The F.B.I., The Gathering: Part 2, Hot Shots, Hotel, The Legend of Prince Valiant, Scruples and Terror Out of the Sky), was born on November 30, 1918.
November 30th Birthdays: Famous Scientists
Edgar Douglas Adrian, British physiologist and Nobel Prize winner (1932), was born on November 30, 1889.
French botanist Ernest H. Baillon (A History of Plants) was born on November 30, 1827.
Andrea Doria, Genoese naval soldier and statesman, was born on November 30, 1466.
Ferdinand I (The Righteous), King of Aragon and Sicily, was born on November 30, 1373.
Kazimierz IV, King of Poland, was born on November 30, 1427.
German pathologist and scientific educator Johann Lukas Schonlein was born on November 30, 1793.
Henry Taube, Canadian-American electron-transfer chemist and Nobel Prize winner (1983), was born on November 30, 1915.
November 30th Birthdays: Famous World (and Other) Leaders
Christian VI, King of Denmark and Norway, was born on November 30, 1699.
Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister and Nobel Prize winner (1953), was born on November 30, 1874.
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