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“ Born On November 16 ” - fetsyshkanynyaroslav
 
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Diana Krall
Diana Jean Krall was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, to Adella A. (Wende), an elementary school teacher, and Stephen James Krall, an accountant. She has Czech, German, English, and Scottish ancestry. Krall was raised in Nanaimo, a small community on Vancouver Island, where she began performing professionally at age 15 as a jazz pianist...
 
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Brooke Elliott
Brooke Elliott was the star of Lifetime's hit television series Drop Dead Diva for six seasons. For her work on Drop Dead Diva , she received the 2012 Women's Image Network Award for "Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series" as well as the 2010 Gracie Award for "Female Rising Star in a Comedy Series"...
 
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Maggie Gyllenhaal
Academy Award-nominated actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was born on November 16, 1977, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in New York City. Her parents, Naomi Foner (née Achs) and Stephen Gyllenhaal, are both filmmakers, and her brother is actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Her mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while her father has Swedish, English, Swiss-German, and German ancestry...
 
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Dagmar Edwards
Actress, Der Ausbruch
Born in the Czech Republic, raised in Bratislava, Slovakia. In 1989, after the communist wall had fallen, Dagmar successfully entered The University of Dramatic Art and Music in Bratislava, Slovakia, studying acting, Jose Limon's dancing technique and singing lessons. Dagmar graduated in 1996 with a Bachelors Degree in Dramatic Art and Theatre Science...
 
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“ Born On November 16 ” - fetsyshkanynyaroslav
 
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Gigi Edgley
Actress, Farscape
Gigi Edgley is in preproduction for Hashtag a short SyFy that will be filmed in L.A early February 2015. Her team were successful in raising $44000 with a Kickstarter in order to fund the production. She recently wrapped shooting for Whisky Sour which was also filmed in the States. As host of Jim Henson's...
 
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Christine Harnos
Christine Harnos was born on February 2, 1968 in Queens, New York. She was raised in Brooklyn and later on the North Shore of Long Island. In 1986 she signed with Elite Models and worked in both New York and Japan. In 1987 she was cast as the female lead in Disney's, The Rescue. She went on to star in numerous films including...
 
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India Ennenga
Actress, Treme
 
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Joanna Pettet
Actress, Casino Royale
This beautiful, stylish, London-born blonde started out quite promisingly on the stage and in late '60s films before phasing out her career out in the '90s. Joanna Pettet was born Joanna Jane Salmon and raised in Canada. Her father, a British Royal Air Force pilot, was killed in WWII. Her trek to New York to study at the Neighborhood Playhouse paid off with subsequent Broadway roles in "Take Her...
 
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Julianne Eggold
Location Management, Inception
Julianne wrote and directed the commercial spot for Vim Vida's Vitamin Mints entitled "Frisky Grandma", which award her the Telly Award in 2013 for "Best Use of Comedy in a Commercial". She was hired by RAW Productions, a San Diego based production company, to create a comedic and fun concept for a commercial to promote the launching of a new vitamin mint product by the company Vim Vida.
 
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Kimberly J. Brown
Actress, A Bug's Life
Kimberly Brown began acting in commercials for the Ford Agency at the age of five. She appeared in her first Broadway show at age seven and made history by being in three Broadway shows by the age of nine: "Four Baboons Adoring the Sun", "Les Miserables" and "Showboat". She earned a Daytime Emmy nomination at 11 for her portrayal of "Marah Lewis" on Guiding Light.
 
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Allison Anders
Director, Four Rooms
Anders weathered a rough childhood and young adult life which not only encouraged an escapist penchant for making up characters but also an insider's sympathy for the strong but put-upon women who people her films. Growing up in rural Kentucky, Anders would always remember hanging onto her father's leg at age five as he abandoned her family...
 
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Licia Maglietta
Born in Naples in 1954, Licia Maglietta graduated in Architecture in 1981. Her first role on stage came the following year in 'Tango glaciale' by Mario Martone, the director who would also cast her in her film debut over a decade later: Morte di un matematico napoletano. The two worked together in several projects...
 
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Lisa Bonet
Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles, where she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and Russia)...
 
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Marg Helgenberger
Marg Helgenberger is an established dramatic actress whose prominence has been steadily increasing. Her work has been noted on stage, film and TV. Most of her career has been spent in dramatic roles on television, but she has also had a noteworthy presence in feature films. Helgenberger earned a degree in drama at Northwestern University...
 
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Martha Plimpton
Actress, Raising Hope
She has show biz in her blood. Martha Plimpton was born November 16, 1970, in New York City to two actors: Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton. Martha began her career at age 8, when her mom had a friend of hers, composer Elizabeth Swados, enroll her in an actors' workshop. At age 10, she got a small part in Rollover, and also made a series of Calvin Klein commercials...
 
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Mary Linda Rapelye
Ever since this beauty was five years old she knew she wanted to act. It's the story of this adventurous pioneer girl who in a Frontier Pageant, at the Starlight Theatre in Kansas City jumped off the stage, and into her Daddy's arms in front of a crowd of 10,000 people. When she was young her grandfather was a lawyer for MGM...
 
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Missi Pyle
Actress, Gone Girl
Missi Pyle was born on November 16, 1972 as Andrea Kay Pyle in Houston, Texas and was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. The daughter of Linda and Frank Pyle, she has four older siblings, sisters Debbie and Julie, and brothers Sam and Paul. Pyle attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated in 1995...
 
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Mylo Carbia
Born and raised in New Jersey, Mylo Carbia spent her childhood years writing to escape the horrors of growing up in a haunted house. As the daughter of the "Prince of Mambo" Eddie Carbia and goddaughter of actor Raul Julia, Mylo was surrounded by the entertainment industry at an early age. By the age of 17...
 
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Oksana Baiul
1994 Olympic GOLD Medalist & 1993 World Champion, Ladies Figure Skating. When Oksana Baiul was three years old, she received her first pair of ice skates from her Grandfather. By just seven years old, she already won her first competition. The Ukrainian Figure Skating Federation immediately took notice of her unique, natural balletic artistry on the ice...
 
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Patricia Barry
Patricia received her first break into acting very soon after she graduated from Stephens College in the mid 1940s. Almost immediately after graduating, she received a contract from Columbus Pictures. They recognized that she had the rare combination of beauty, grace and intelligence that would serve her well throughout her long and well-respected career...
 
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Suzi Simpson
Actress, Enemy Gold
Gorgeous, buxom and voluptuous blonde knockout Suzi Simpson was born Susan Athena Simpson on November 16, 1968 in Athens, Greece. Her father was a Navy officer and her mother was a flight attendant. The eldest of four children, Simpson has two brothers and one sister. She has lived in such coastal areas as Maine...
 
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“ Born On November 16 ” - fetsyshkanynyaroslav
 
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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 performing arts. Novakovic...
“ Born On November 17 ” - fetsyshkanynyaroslav
 
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Diane Neal
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 the world.
 
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Elizabeth Scott
Actress, Fingers
Elizabeth Louise Scott was born on November 17 1915 at St Marylebone, London, the eldest child of Dr. Sebastian Scott, a radiologist. After attending Upper Chine School on the Isle of Wight, Scott won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She embarked upon a brief but successful career on the stage and screen...
 
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Lauren Hutton
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. After a semi-successful starring role in American Gigolo, Hutton's modeling career took a slide in the 1980s, and she was relegated to B-movie roles...
 
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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 and the...
 
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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Actress, Scarface
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 got bitten by the acting bug, starring in "Guys and Dolls"...
 
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Rachel McAdams
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 was...
 
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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 ten, Raquel became a break-out star playing the lead role in the feature film Jersey Girl alongside mega-stars Jennifer Lopez and Ben Afleck...
 
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RuPaul
Music Department, RuPaul's Drag Race
Born Rupaul Andre Charles on November 17 1960, he 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 various flamboyant acts on stage...
 
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Sarah Beth Bassak
Sarah was born in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, just 90 miles east of Minneapolis/Saint Paul. She is the daughter of Linda Kurath Bassak and William Bassak and the little sister Adam Bassak. She started out as a very shy girl who found her voice on the stage. At the age of 7, she performed in her first play and has been acting ever since...
 
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Shanica Knowles
Actress, Jump In!
Shanica Channell Knowles was born on November 17, 1990 in Miami Florida. Her native home is Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Shanica is an Actress, Singer and Songwriter. Her first Acting job was on Unfabulous (2005) most known for Hannah Montana (2006-2011) Jump In (2007) Awkward (2011) Harry's Law (2011) Melissa...
 
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Sheila Lussier
Webster's Dictionary defines a polymath as a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas. It would probably be easier to change that definition to simply read "Sheila Lussier". Sheila was born in La Mesa, CA but spent a great deal of her childhood in Los Angeles, CA where her mother was a go go dancer on the TV show Hullabaloo...
 
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Silvia Mathis Manning
Producer, 33 1/2 Hours
Silvia graduated with honors from Auburn Performing Arts High School in Rockford, Illinois. She made her professional stage debut, already possessing a 3.5 octave vocal range and a soaring soprano voice at the age of twelve, in the Latin Operetta "Noyee's Fludde" starring as Mrs. Jaffe. Summers during High School were spent...
 
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Sophie Marceau
Actress, Braveheart
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 director Claude Pinoteau was looking for new faces for a movie about teenagers called The Party...
 
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Viva Bianca
Actress, X
Viva Bianca, daughter of Polish composer Cezary Skubiszewski, was born in Australia on November 17, 1983. She is a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Bianca is probably best known for her role as the wealthy and devious Ilithyia in the first two seasons of the Starz original series Spartacus: War of the Damned...
 
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Zoë Bell
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 arts...
“ Born On November 17 ” - fetsyshkanynyaroslav
 
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Adrian Lee Borden
Actress, Georgia Rule
Adrian Lee Borden earned her BFA in Fine Arts and Theatre from Niagara University in Niagara Falls, New York, though she hails from Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Adrian can tap dance, sing and play the ukulele all at once. She co-founded Above the Curve Theatre Company, a non-profit organization, in 2005...
“ Born On November 18 ” - fetsyshkanynyaroslav
 
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Amy Lumet
Producer, Cobalt 60
 
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Ana Torres-Alvarez
This multi-award winner and international published author was born in Granada (Spain), but now living in Malaga, she has attended several courses organized by the University of Granada and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, and, also got knowledge about production of Radio and TV working in Radio Dúrcal...
 
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Elizabeth Perkins
Actress, Weeds
Elizabeth Ann Perkins was born on November 18, 1960, in the borough of Queens, New York, and was raised in Vermont. Her mother, Jo Williams, was a concert pianist and drug treatment counselor, and her father, James Perkins, was a businessman, farmer, and writer. She is of Greek and English descent. Perkins studied acting at Chicago's Goodman School of Drama at DePaul University for three years...
 
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Humaima Malik
Actress, Bol
Humaima Malick was born on the 18th of November, 1987, in Quetta. She was discovered at the tender age of fourteen by Saqib Malik, who cast her in a nationwide campaign for Fair&Lovely and Humaima has not looked back since. Humaima rose to fame at a very young age and the stars seemed to be in her favor for she went on to bagging ad campaigns of renowned brands like Pepsi...
 
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Ming-Na Wen
Actress, Mulan
Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother met Soo Lim Yee...
 
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Jewel Restaneo
Actress, Banshee
Jewel was born on November 18th 1991. Only two years later, she began performing for live television audiences. By the time Jewel was seven-years- old, she had recorded four CDs and eight music videos in local studios. Jewel's first video, entitled "Where Do I Go", was made when she was just three-years-old...
 
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Kelcie Stranahan
Born in the San Francisco Bay Area, Kelcie Stranahan began acting and modeling at age 15. She has modeled for Pottery Barn, Macy's, Stunning Lure, LF Stores and a national campaign for Levi Strauss. Kelcie danced competitively for 10 years and continues to enjoy tap, jazz and ballet. Through her dancing stage performances, Kelcie soon realized that her true passion was acting.
 
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Linda Evans
Actress, Dynasty
 
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Lucy Akhurst
Actress, Don't Tell
Lucy Akhurst was born Lucy Akhurst-Webster in London, England. A few years later, her family moved to the northeast of England and she attended school (which she hated) there. She left her drama school (which she also loathed) early, having been discovered by the BBC and cast in a lead role in the convention-breaking drama All Quiet on the Preston Front...
 
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Miranda Raison
Miranda grew up in Burnham Thorpe on the North Norfolk coast and trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. Her father, Nick, is a jazz pianist and her mother, Caroline, read the news for Anglia television. In 2011, she played the title role in 'Anne Boleyn' at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre to great critical acclaim.
 
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Peta Wilson
With her distinctive voice, ultra-intense eyes and statuesque frame, Peta Wilson probably could have carried her breakout television show, "La Femme Nikita," on looks alone. Such was television in 1997. But when viewers realized that this killer- with-a-killer body could actually act, the show became the highest-rated drama on cable...
 
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Robin Arcuri
Self, Entourage
Robin Arcuri nicknamed "RA" is an Italian American supermodel and actor. Whether you're talking about her body of work as an actress, supermodel, cover girl, activist, or, yes, her actual body, the best word to describe Robin Arcuri is "passion." From the time she burst onto the Hollywood scene as a teen sensation from Huntington Beach...