November 18 Birthdaysby DanaShelbyChancey | created - 09 Sep 2016 | updated - 03 Oct 2019 | Public
Born on November 18, like me
1. Owen Wilson
Actor | The Royal Tenenbaums
Self-proclaimed troublemaker Owen Cunningham Wilson was born in Dallas, to Irish-American parents originally from Massachusetts. He grew up in Texas with his mother, Laura (Cunningham), a photographer; his father, Robert Andrew Wilson, an ad exec; and his brothers, Andrew Wilson (the eldest) and ...
2. Imogene Coca
Actress | National Lampoon's Vacation
Imogene Coca is best remembered for playing opposite Sid Caesar in the live 90-minute Your Show of Shows (1950), which ran every Saturday night in regular season on NBC from February 1950 to June 1954. Their repertoire of comedy acts included the very memorable, hilarious, timeless and ...
3. Delroy Lindo
Actor | Get Shorty
On the stage and on the big screen, Delroy Lindo projects a powerful presence that is almost impossible to ignore. Alhough it was not his first film role, his portrayal of the bipolar numbers boss West Indian Archie in Spike Lee's Malcolm X (1992) is what first attracted attention to Lindo's ...
4. Peta Wilson
Actress | The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
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 ...
Actor | Prince of Darkness
Jameson Parker is best known for his role as A.J. Simon on Simon & Simon (1981), which ran on CBS for eight seasons. He was born in Baltimore and saw most of the capitals of Europe during his father's foreign service career. Young Parker also managed to see an inordinate number of boarding ...
6. Kevin Nealon
Actor | Weeds
Kevin Nealon was born on November 18, 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Weeds (2005), Happy Gilmore (1996) and The Wedding Singer (1998). He has been married to Susan Yeagley since September 3, 2005. They have one child. He was previously married to Linda Dupree.
7. Oscar Nuñez
Actor | The Proposal
Oscar Nuñez was born on November 18, 1958 in Cuba as Oscar Eduardo Nuñez. He is an actor and writer, known for The Proposal (2009), The Office (2005) and Baywatch (2017). He has been married to Ursula Whittaker since May 21, 2011. They have one child. He was previously married to Carla.
8. Nasim Pedrad
Actress | Aladdin
Nasim Pedrad (born November 18, 1981) is an American actress and comedian best known for her five seasons as a cast member on Saturday Night Live (1975) from 2009 to 2014. She has since gone on to co-star in sitcoms such as Mulaney (2014), Scream Queens (2015), People of Earth (2016), and New Girl ...
Actress | Sharp Objects
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....
10. Johnny Mercer
Soundtrack | Breakfast at Tiffany's
Johnny Mercer started his career as singer and songwriter for Paul Whiteman. He started writing songs for Hollywood in 1935, where he also had a few small parts in musicals. Among his famous songs is the inoffical anthem of Hollywood, "Hooray For Hollywood" that he wrote for the movie "Hollywood ...
11. Linda Evans
Actress | Dynasty
Actress Linda Evans has personified beauty and grace to American television viewers for over five decades, from her role as Audra Barkley, a daughter of the Old West on The Big Valley (1965) (1965-1969 on ABC) to the glamorous Krystle Carrington on Dynasty (1981) (1981-1989 on ABC) to Hell's Kitchen...
15. David Hemmings
Actor | Blowup
David Hemmings, one of the great English cinema icons of the 1960s, was born in Guildford, Surrey, on November 18, 1941, to a cookie merchant and his wife. He was educated at Glyn College, Epsom, but while still a child, Hemmings made his first forays into the world of entertainment. An ...
16. Chloë Sevigny
Actress | We Are Who We Are
Chloë Sevigny is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress and director who is known for her groundbreaking work across film, television and theatre. Sevigny has spent her career working with innovative and revolutionary filmmakers and artists including Lars von Trier, Jim ...
17. Nick Chinlund
Actor | The Chronicles of Riddick
Nick Chinlund was born and raised in New York City. He left the city to play basketball at Brown University, but his hoops career was cut short when he suffered an injury during his freshman year. He stayed at Brown and took up acting classes, and realized it was his true calling. He graduated from...
18. Damon Wayans Jr.
Actor | Big Hero 6
Damon Wayans Jr. was born at his grandmother's home in Vermont, in November 1982, and was raised in Los Angeles. He is the son of Lisa Thorner and actor Damon Wayans.
He made his film debut at age 11 in the 1994 film "Blank Man" playing the role of young Kevin. Later, Damon pursued his early passion...
19. Brenda Vaccaro
Actress | Midnight Cowboy
A leading lady on screen, stage and sometimes television, Brenda Vaccaro, was born in Brooklyn but was actually raised in Dallas, Texas.
Her appetite for acting increased following several appearances in high school productions, and she finally started a professional career in the 1960s. Memorable ...
20. Margaret Atwood
Writer | The Handmaid's Tale
Margaret Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Margaret Eleanor Atwood. She is a writer and producer, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Alias Grace (2017) and MaddAddam. She was previously married to Graeme Gibson and Jim Polk.
21. Susan Sullivan
Actress | Falcon Crest
Originally groomed for the theater, Sullivan worked at the National Repertory Theatre in Washington D.C. before landing a role in Broadway opposite Dustin Hoffman in "Jimmy Shine". Sullivan continued appearing in theater while working on Falcon Crest (1981) in the 1980s. In the 1960s, Susan played ...
22. Megyn Kelly
Producer | Embeds
Megyn Kelly was born on November 18, 1970 in Champaign, Illinois, USA as Megyn Marie Kelly. She is a producer and writer, known for Embeds (2017), Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly (2017) and The MK Interview: Tara Reade (2020). She has been married to Douglas Brunt since March 1, 2008. They have three...
23. Miranda Raison
Actress | My Week with Marilyn
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 ...
25. Romany Malco
Actor | Weeds
The first American-born member of his West Indian family, Brooklyn-bred Romany Malco began his career at the age of seven, when he picked up a microphone and started rapping. As a teen he moved to Texas and formed the rap group R.M.G., and upon relocating to Los Angeles, the crew signed a deal to ...
26. Allison Tolman
Actress | Krampus
Born in Sugar Land, Texas, Allison Tolman earned a BFA in theatrical performance from Baylor University. After graduation, she moved to Dallas where she helped found and foster the independent ensemble based non-profit Second Thought Theatre while also learning that the whole being an adult thing ...
27. Robert Kazinsky
Actor | Pacific Rim
Robert Kazinsky was born Robert John Appleby in Haywards Heath, Sussex, England, to Phyllis and Paul Appleby, and grew up in the seaside town of Brighton, on England's southern coast. Both of his parents are from Polish Jewish/Russian Jewish families.
Kazinsky studied theatre at the Guildford School...
28. Nathan Kress
Actor | Into the Storm
Known around the world for his lead role on Nickelodeon's hit show "iCarly", Nathan plays Freddie Benson, Carly's smitten next-door neighbor and technical producer of her web show. After iCarly ended its stellar run, Nathan broke out into feature films and new media, with New Line Cinema's "Into ...
29. Christina Vidal
Actress | See No Evil
Christina Vidal was born on November 18, 1981 in Whitestone, Queens, New York, USA as Christina Marie Vidal. She is an actress and producer, known for See No Evil (2006), Life with Mikey (1993) and Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995). She has been married to Marcus Mitchell since September 25, 2016. ...
30. Mike Epps
Actor | Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Mike Epps was born on November 18, 1970 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Michael Elliot Epps. He is an actor and producer, known for Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), Friday After Next (2002) and Resident Evil: Extinction (2007). He has been married to Kyra Robinson since June 23, 2019. They have ...
31. Tim Guinee
Actor | 99 Homes
Tim Guinee was born in Los Angeles, California. He is a middle child, with three brothers and two sisters. He was raised in Illinois and Texas. As a teenager, he attended the Houston High School for Performing Arts. He also started a theater company in Houston before moving to New York to study at ...
32. Nick Bateman
Actor | Hobo with a Shotgun
Nicholas Yunge-Bateman was born in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. He started karate at age 4 in hopes to become a Ninja Turtle. Since then Nick has won 4 martial arts world titles. Nick graduated from Capilano University in Vancouver BC at age 20 and opened his own karate school for 3 years. He then ...
34. Steven Pasquale
Steven Pasquale was born on November 18, 1976 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA as Steven J. Pasquale. He is an actor and producer, known for Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007), Rescue Me (2004) and Coma (2012). He has been married to Phillipa Soo since September 24, 2017. He was previously married to ...
35. Dorothy Collins
Soundtrack | The Space Between Us
Although known primarily as the lead singer on the long-running TV show, Your Hit Parade (1950), Dorothy Collins was also featured on the TV show, Candid Camera (1960), where she displayed a lively flair for comedy. Her best work, however, was in the musical theater, where she starred in the ...
Actress | The Front
Andrea Marcovicci was born on November 18, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as Andrea Louisa Marcovicci. She is an actress, known for The Front (1976), The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979) and Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983). She was previously married to Daniel Reichert.
38. Eric Pierpoint
Actor | Liar Liar
Eric Pierpoint is noted for the Alien Nation (1989) television series, Liar Liar (1997), The World's Fastest Indian (2005), Forever Young (1992), Holes (2003), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), and Sex Tax: Based on a True Story (2010). He starred in TV series Hot Pursuit (1984), Fame (...
40. Alan Shepherd
Self | Golf: The Greatest Game
Alan Shepherd was the first American in space and the only one of the original Mercury astronauts to walk on the moon. Born in Derry, New Hampshire on November 18, 1923, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy after graduating from the Pinkerton Academy in 1940. After his graduation from Annapolis in ...