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History Births on November 22

Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam, American-English actor, director, animator, and screenwriter


Ben Adams
Ben Adams, English-Norwegian singer-songwriter and producer


Oscar Pistorius
Oscar Pistorius, South African sprinter


Harry Graham (cricketer)
Harry Graham, Australian cricketer (d. 1911)


Marvan Atapattu
Marvan Atapattu, Sri Lankan cricketer and coach


Guion Bluford
Guion Bluford, American colonel, pilot, and astronaut


Austin Romine
Austin Romine, American baseball player


Joan Gamper
Joan Gamper, Swiss-Spanish footballer, founded FC Barcelona (d. 1930)


Jim Bob
Jim Bob, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Carter USM)


George Alagiah
George Alagiah, British journalist


Cecilia Suárez
Cecilia Suárez, Mexican actress and producer


Eugene Stoner
Eugene Stoner, American engineer and weapons designer, designed the AR-15 rifle (d. 1997)


Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara
Alfonso II d'Este, Duke of Ferrara, Italian noble (d. 1597)


Floyd Sneed
Floyd Sneed, Canadian drummer (Three Dog Night)


Tom West
Tom West, American engineer and author (d. 2011)


Les Johnson
Les Johnson, Australian politician (d. 2015)


Robert Vaughn
Robert Vaughn, American actor and director (d. 2016)


Jerrie Mock
Jerrie Mock, American pilot (d. 2014)


Jamie Campbell Bower
Jamie Campbell Bower, English actor and singer


Sidse Babett Knudsen
Sidse Babett Knudsen, Danish actress


James Roby
James Roby, English rugby player


John Nance Garner
John Nance Garner, American lawyer and politician, 32nd Vice President of the United States (d. 1967)


Corey Beaulieu
Corey Beaulieu, American guitarist and songwriter


Dieumerci Mbokani
Dieumerci Mbokani, Congolese footballer


Joaquín Rodrigo
Joaquín Rodrigo, Spanish pianist and composer (d. 1999)


Seweryn Gancarczyk
Seweryn Gancarczyk, Polish footballer


Gunther Schuller
Gunther Schuller, American horn player, composer, and conductor (d. 2015)


David Pietrusza
David Pietrusza, American author and historian


Emanuel Feuermann
Emanuel Feuermann, Austrian-American cellist and educator (d. 1942)


Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis, American actress


Lew Burdette
Lew Burdette, American baseball player and coach (d. 2007)


Kyran Bracken
Kyran Bracken, Irish-English rugby player


Johannes Crato von Krafftheim
Johannes Crato von Krafftheim, German humanist and physician (d. 1585)


Elisabeth of France (1602-1644)
Elisabeth of France (d. 1644)


Karen O
Karen O, South Korean-American singer-songwriter and pianist


Mark Ruffalo
Mark Ruffalo, American actor and activist


Albert Leduc
Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1990)


Peter Townsend (RAF officer)
Peter Townsend, Burmese-English captain and pilot (d. 1995)


Claiborne Pell
Claiborne Pell, American captain and politician (d. 2009)


Roy Thomas
Roy Thomas, American author


Rasmus Lerdorf
Rasmus Lerdorf, Greenlandic-Canadian computer scientist and programmer, created PHP


Johnny Tyldesley
Johnny Tyldesley, English cricketer (d. 1930)


Arthur Jones (inventor)
Arthur Jones, American businessman, founded Nautilus, Inc. and MedX Corporation (d. 2007)


Tony Mowbray
Tony Mowbray, English footballer and manager


Ranavalona III
Ranavalona III of Madagascar (d. 1917)


Colin Best
Colin Best, Australian rugby league player


Torsten Frings
Torsten Frings, German footballer and coach


Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, German organist and composer (d. 1784)


Cecil Sharp
Cecil Sharp, English folk song scholar (d. 1924)


Lawrence Gowan
Lawrence Gowan, Scottish-Canadian singer-songwriter and keyboard player


Olga Kisseleva
Olga Kisseleva, Russian artist


Rod Price
Rod Price, English guitarist and songwriter (d. 2005)


Radomir Anti?
Radomir Anti?, Serbian footballer and manager


Austin Brown
Austin Brown, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and producer


Leos Carax
Leos Carax, French actor, director, and screenwriter


Chris Smalling
Chris Smalling, English footballer


Zhong Chenle
Zhong Chenle, Chinese singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor


Erika Padilla
Erika Padilla, Filipino actress and host


Asamoah Gyan
Asamoah Gyan, Ghanaian footballer


Rita Sakellariou
Rita Sakellariou, Greek singer (d. 1999)


Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham
Henry Brooke, 11th Baron Cobham, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Kent (d. 1610)


Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque
Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, French general (d. 1947)


Robbie Slater
Robbie Slater, English-Australian footballer and sportscaster


Andrew Huxley
Andrew Huxley, English physiologist and biophysicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)


Candice Glover
Candice Glover, American singer-songwriter and actress


Keith Rayner
Keith Rayner, Australian Archbishop


Xavier Doherty
Xavier Doherty, Australian cricketer


Leo Amery
Leo Amery, Indian-English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for the Colonies (d. 1955)


Tom Conti
Tom Conti, Scottish actor and director


Yakubu (footballer)
Yakubu, Nigerian footballer


Marouane Fellaini
Marouane Fellaini, Belgian footballer


Ludmila Belousova
Ludmila Belousova, Soviet ice skater (d. 2017)


Isild Le Besco
Isild Le Besco, French actress, director, and screenwriter


Benjamin Britten
Benjamin Britten, English pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1976)


Georg von Oettingen
Georg von Oettingen, Estonian-German physician and ophthalmologist (d. 1916)


Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle, French general and politician, 18th President of France (d. 1970)


Wiley Post
Wiley Post, American pilot (d. 1935)


Minehiro Kinomoto
Minehiro Kinomoto, Japanese actor


Michael K. Williams
Michael K. Williams, American actor and producer


Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams, American wife of John Adams, 2nd First Lady of the United States (d. 1818)


Tyler Hilton
Tyler Hilton, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor


David Pelletier
David Pelletier, Canadian figure skater and coach


Jesse Colin Young
Jesse Colin Young, American singer-songwriter and bass player (The Youngbloods)


Annika Norlin
Annika Norlin, Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist


Boris Becker
Boris Becker, German-Swiss tennis player and coach


Conradin Kreutzer
Conradin Kreutzer, German composer (d. 1849)


Gregory Skovoroda
Gregory Skovoroda, Ukrainian philosopher, poet, and composer (d. 1794)


Tarik Black
Tarik Black, American professional basketball player


Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres
Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres, Swiss-Canadian cartographer and politician, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia (d. 1824)


Arthur Hiller
Arthur Hiller, Canadian actor, director, and producer (d. 2016)


Alan Stern
Alan Stern, American engineer and planetary scientist


Eddie Frierson
Eddie Frierson, American actor


Rezauddin Stalin
Rezauddin Stalin, Bangladeshi poet and educator


Dacre Montgomery
Dacre Montgomery, Australian actor


Mary of Guise
Mary of Guise, Queen of Scots (d. 1560)


George Eliot
George Eliot, English novelist and poet (d. 1880)


Wiyogo Atmodarminto
Wiyogo Atmodarminto, Indonesian general and politician, 10th Governor of Jakarta (d. 2012)


Chad Trujillo
Chad Trujillo, American astronomer and scholar


Jim Jefferies (footballer)
Jim Jefferies, Scottish footballer and manager


Hailey Baldwin
Hailey Baldwin, American model


Paolo Gentiloni
Paolo Gentiloni, Italian politician, 57th Prime Minister of Italy


Máire Drumm
Máire Drumm, Irish politician (d. 1976)


Rodney Dangerfield
Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian, actor, rapper, and screenwriter (d. 2004)


Yaroslav Rybakov
Yaroslav Rybakov, Russian high jumper


Katherine McNamara
Katherine McNamara, American actress


Serranus Clinton Hastings
Serranus Clinton Hastings, American lawyer and politician, 1st Chief Justice of California (d. 1893)


Jenny Owen Youngs
Jenny Owen Youngs, American singer-songwriter and guitarist


Gabriel Torje
Gabriel Torje, Romanian footballer


Sarah MacDonald (musician)
Sarah MacDonald, Canadian organist and conductor


Adèle Exarchopoulos
Adèle Exarchopoulos, French actress


Nicolás Stefanelli
Nicolás Stefanelli, Argentine footballer


Ibrahim Ismail of Johor
Ibrahim Ismail of Johor, Sultan of Johor


George Gissing
George Gissing, English novelist (d. 1903)


Sulaiman Nadvi
Sulaiman Nadvi, Pakistani historian, author, and scholar (d. 1953)


Brock Osweiler
Brock Osweiler, American football player


Edward Bernays
Edward Bernays, Austrian-American publicist (d. 1995)


Roger L. Simon
Roger L. Simon, American author and screenwriter


Tina Weymouth
Tina Weymouth, American singer-songwriter and bass player


Andrzej ?u?awski
Andrzej ?u?awski, Polish director and screenwriter (d. 2016)


Cecilia Muñoz-Palma
Cecilia Muñoz-Palma, Filipino lawyer and jurist (d. 2006)


Francis Willughby
Francis Willughby, English ornithologist and ichthyologist (d. 1672)


Doris Duke
Doris Duke, American art collector and philanthropist (d. 1993)


Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King, American tennis player and sportscaster


Mélanie Doutey
Mélanie Doutey, French actress and singer


Richard Stanley (director)
Richard Stanley, South African director, producer, and screenwriter


Jay Payton
Jay Payton, American baseball player and sportscaster


Yvan Cournoyer
Yvan Cournoyer, Canadian ice hockey player and coach


Lazar Kaganovich
Lazar Kaganovich, Soviet politician (d. 1991)


Steven Van Zandt
Steven Van Zandt, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actor


Pape Sow
Pape Sow, Senegalese basketball player


Jørgen Juve
Jørgen Juve, Norwegian football player and journalist (d. 1983)


Madison Davenport
Madison Davenport, American actress and singer


Marjane Satrapi
Marjane Satrapi, Iranian author and illustrator


Aleksander Kunileid
Aleksander Kunileid, Estonian composer and educator (d. 1875)


Ethel Smith (organist)
Ethel Smith, American organist (d. 1996)


José Cecilio del Valle
José Cecilio del Valle, Honduran journalist, lawyer, and politician, Foreign Minister of Mexico (d. 1834)


Bart Veldkamp
Bart Veldkamp, Dutch-Belgian speed skater, coach, and sportscaster


Nevio Scala
Nevio Scala, Italian footballer and manager


Dmitri Linter
Dmitri Linter, Russian-Estonian activist


Paloma San Basilio
Paloma San Basilio, Spanish singer-songwriter and producer


Mikhail Mil
Mikhail Mil, Russian engineer, founded the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant (d. 1970)


Song Hye-kyo
Song Hye-kyo, South Korean actress and singer


Ron Randall
Ron Randall, American author and illustrator


René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, French-American explorer (d. 1687)


Thomas Cook
Thomas Cook, English businessman, founded Thomas Cook Group (d. 1892)


Christian Rohlfs
Christian Rohlfs, German painter and academic (d. 1938)


Endre Ady
Endre Ady, Hungarian journalist and poet (d. 1919)


Geraldine Page
Geraldine Page, American actress and singer (d. 1987)


Richard Carmona
Richard Carmona, American physician and politician, 17th Surgeon General of the United States


Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick
Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, English kingmaker (d. 1471)


Keiji Tanaka
Keiji Tanaka, Japanese figure skater


Kent Nagano
Kent Nagano, American conductor, director, and manager


Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson, American actress


James Edwards (basketball)
James Edwards, American basketball player


Tridha Choudhury
Tridha Choudhury, Indian actress


Andrew Walker (rugby)
Andrew Walker, Australian rugby player


André Gide
André Gide, French novelist, essayist, and dramatist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1951)


Ron McClure
Ron McClure, American jazz bassist


Mick Shann
Sir Keith Shann, Australian diplomat (d. 1988)


Brian Robbins
Brian Robbins, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter


Shawn Fanning
Shawn Fanning, American computer programmer and businessman, founded Napster


David Artell
David Artell, English-Gibraltarian footballer and coach


Randal L. Schwartz
Randal L. Schwartz, American computer programmer and author


Enver Pasha
Enver Pasha, Ottoman general and politician (d. 1922)


Fumio Niwa
Fumio Niwa, Japanese author (d. 2005)


Henry Lee (forensic scientist)
Henry Lee, Chinese-American criminologist and academic


Sumi Jo
Sumi Jo, South Korean soprano


Xiao Yu (singer)
Xiao Yu, Taiwanese singer and songwriter


Mulayam Singh Yadav
Mulayam Singh Yadav, Indian politician, 24th Indian Minister of Defence


Louis Néel
Louis Néel, French physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2000)


Mariel Hemingway
Mariel Hemingway, American actress


Kerem Gönlüm
Kerem Gönlüm, Turkish basketball player


Richard Kind
Richard Kind, American actor


Michael Callan
Michael Callan, American actor


Mandy Minella
Mandy Minella, Luxembourgian tennis player


Fabio Parra
Fabio Parra, Colombian cyclist


Franz Benda
Franz Benda, Czech violinist and composer (d. 1786)


Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony
Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony (d. 1585)


Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden
Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden (d. 1811)


Samantha Bricio
Samantha Bricio, Mexican volleyball player


Jacques Laperrière
Jacques Laperrière, Canadian ice hockey player and coach


Joshua Wheeler
Joshua Wheeler, American sergeant (d. 2015)


Mark Pritchard (politician)
Mark Pritchard, English lawyer and politician


Jason Ringenberg
Jason Ringenberg, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Jason & the Scorchers)


Rait Keerles
Rait Keerles, Estonian basketball player


Heber J. Grant
Heber J. Grant, American religious leader, 7th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1945)


Ville Valo
Ville Valo, Finnish singer-songwriter


Kartik Aaryan
Kartik Aaryan, Indian actor


Rasmus Rask
Rasmus Rask, Danish linguist, philologist, and scholar (d. 1823)


Jacqueline Vaudecrane
Jacqueline Vaudecrane, French figure skater and coach (d. 2018)


Sandy Alderson
Sandy Alderson, American businessman and academic


Sen Dog
Sen Dog, Cuban-American rapper and musician (Cypress Hill)


Jeremy Dale (comics)
Jeremy Dale, American illustrator (d. 2014)


Stephen Hough
Stephen Hough, English-Australian pianist and composer


Mads Mikkelsen
Mads Mikkelsen, Danish actor


Hoagy Carmichael
Hoagy Carmichael, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor (d. 1981)


Regina Halmich
Regina Halmich, German boxer and businesswoman


Kari Tapio
Kari Tapio, Finnish singer (d. 2010)


Joe Nathan
Joe Nathan, American baseball player


Baby Ariel, American social media vlogger and singer
Auli'i Cravalho, Hawaiian-American actress and singer
Jang Dongwoo, South Korean singer and dancer
Martti Aljand, Estonian swimmer
DeVon Walker, American football player
Ava Leigh, English singer-songwriter
Nathalie Nordnes, Norwegian singer-songwriter
Peter Ramage, English footballer
Sei Ashina, Japanese actress
Alasdair Duncan, Australian journalist and author
Shangela Laquifa Wadley, American drag queen, comedian and reality television personality
Asmaa Abdol-Hamid (Arabic: ????? ??? ??????), Arab-Danish social worker and politician
Christian Terlizzi, Italian footballer
Michael Preston, English footballer
Adrian Bakalli, Belgian footballer
Yusaku Maezawa, Japanese billionaire entrepreneur and art collector
Aiko, Japanese singer-songwriter
Russell Hoult, English footballer, coach, and manager
Olivier Brouzet, French rugby player
Cath Bishop, English rower
Stel Pavlou, English author and screenwriter
Chris Fryar, American drummer (Zac Brown Band)
Byron Houston, American basketball player
Quint Kessenich, American lacrosse player and sportscaster
Tom Elliott, Australian investment banker
Ed Ferrara, American wrestler and manager
Kristin Minter, American actress
Jörg Jung, German footballer and manager
Valeriya Gansvind, Estonian chess player
Corinne Russell, English model, actress, and dancer
Kennedy Pola, Samoan-American football player and coach
Hugh Millen, American football player and sportscaster
Victor Pelevin, Russian engineer and author
Lenore Zann, Australian-Canadian actress, singer, and politician
Frank McAvennie, Scottish footballer
Chic McSherry, Scottish musician, businessman and writer
Lee Guetterman, American baseball player
Horse, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist
Donny Deutsch, American businessman and television host
Denise Epoté, Cameroonian journalist at the head of the Africa management of TV5 Monde
Wayne Larkins, English cricketer and footballer
Nicholas Suntzeff, American astronomer and cosmologist
Art Sullivan, Belgian singer
Lyman Bostock, American baseball player (d. 1978)
Stewart Guthrie, New Zealand police officer (d. 1990)
Valerie Wilson Wesley, American journalist and author
Salt Walther, American race car driver (d. 2012)
Aston Barrett, Jamaican bass player and songwriter
Elaine Weyuker, American computer scientist, engineer, and academic
Mushtaq Mohammad, Pakistani cricketer
Ricky May, New Zealand-Australian jazz singer (d. 1988)
William Kotzwinkle, American novelist and screenwriter
Terry Stafford, American singer-songwriter (d. 1996)
Volker Roemheld, German physiologist and biologist (d. 2013)
John Eleuthère du Pont, American businessman and philanthropist, founded Delaware Museum of Natural History (d. 2010)
Nikolai Kapustin, Russian pianist and composer
Archie Gouldie, Canadian-American wrestler (d. 2016)
John Bird, English actor and screenwriter
Merv Lincoln, Australian Olympic athlete (d. 2016)
Peter Hurford, English organist and composer
Peter Hall, English actor, director, and manager (d. 2017)
Staughton Lynd, American lawyer, historian, author, and activist
Tim Beaumont, English priest and politician (d. 2008)
Robert E. Valett, American psychologist, teacher, and author (d. 2008)
Steven Muller, German-American scholar and academic (d. 2013)
Dika Newlin, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2006)
Fikret Amirov, Azerbaijani composer (d. 1984)
Brian Cleeve, Irish sailor, author, and playwright (d. 2003)
Anne Crawford, Israeli-English actress (d. 1956)
Jon Cleary, Australian author and playwright (d. 2010)
Oswald Morris, British cinematographer (d. 2014)
Gardnar Mulloy, American tennis player and coach (d. 2016)
Ralph Guldahl, American golfer (d. 1987)
Mary Jackson, American actress (d. 2005)
Miguel Covarrubias, Mexican painter and illustrator (d. 1957)
Humphrey Gibbs, English-Rhodesian politician, 15th Governor of Southern Rhodesia (d. 1990)
Béla Juhos, Hungarian-Austrian philosopher from the Vienna Circle (d. 1971)
Helenka Pantaleoni, American actress and humanitarian, co-founded U.S. Fund for UNICEF (d. 1987)
Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and author (d. 1980)
Harry Wilson, English-American actor and singer (d. 1987)
Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer and educator (d. 1989)
David J. Mays, American lawyer and author (d. 1971)
Harley Earl, American businessman (d. 1969)
C. J. "Jack" De Garis, Australian entrepreneur (d. 1926)
Emil Beyer, American gymnast and triathlete (d. 1934)
Percival Proctor Baxter, American lawyer and politician, 53rd Governor of Maine (d.1969)
Howard Brockway, American pianist, composer, and educator (d. 1951)
Paul-Henri-Benjamin d'Estournelles de Constant, French politician and diplomat, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1924)
George Barham, English businessman, founded Express County Milk Supply Company (d. 1913)
Katherine Plunket, Irish supercentenarian (d. 1932)
Pierre de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnial, Canadian-American soldier and politician, 10th Governor of Louisiana (d. 1778)
François Colin de Blamont, French pianist and composer (d. 1760)
Elisabeth of Meissen, Burgravine of Nuremberg (d. 1375)