Occasional Thanksgiving Birthdaysby dan_dassow | created - 25 Dec 2020 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
Thanksgiving Day in the United States is a holiday on the fourth Thursday of November. This holiday can occur from November 22 to November 28. These celebrities were born between November 22 and November 28, and occasionally celebrate their birthday on Thanksgiving Day.
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Actress | 10 Cloverfield Lane
Mary Elizabeth Winstead is an actress known for her versatile work in a variety of film and television projects. Possibly most known for her role as Ramona Flowers in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), she has also starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as Smashed (2012), for which...
Born Wednesday 28 November 1984
Actress | Lost in Translation
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson was born on November 22, 1984 in Manhattan, New York City, New York. Her mother, Melanie Sloan is from a Jewish family from the Bronx and her father, Karsten Johansson is a Danish-born architect from Copenhagen. She has a sister, Vanessa Johansson, who is also an actress, ...
Born Thursday 22 November 1984
Actress | Green Wing
Michelle Gomez is a Scottish actress. She gained recognition for her roles in the comedy series The Book Group (2002-2003), Green Wing (2004-2007), and Bad Education (2012-2013). She went on to appear as Missy in the long-running British science fiction series Doctor Who (2014-2017), for which she ...
Born Wednesday 23 November 1966
Actor | Hannibal
Mads Mikkelsen's great successes parallel those achieved by the Danish film industry since the mid-1990s. He was born in Østerbro, Copenhagen, to Bente Christiansen, a nurse, and Henning Mikkelsen, a banker.
Starting out as a low-life pusher/junkie in the 1996 success Pusher (1996), he slowly grew ...
Born Monday 22 November 1965
5. Karen Gillan
Actress | Selfie
Karen Sheila Gillan was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, as the only child of Marie Paterson and husband John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at ...
Born Saturday 28 November 1987
Actress | Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
Katherine McNamara, named one of Vanity Fair's "Breakout Bunch," is an accomplished actor, dancer, singer/songwriter and was just awarded the 2018 People's Choice Award for Top Female Television Actress for her leading role of 'Clary Fray' in the Freeform series, Shadowhunters (2016) ; a ...
Born Wednesday 22 November 1995
Actress | ER
Kristin Minter was born on November 22, 1965 in Miami, Florida, USA. She is an actress, known for ER (1994), Home Alone (1990) and Ray Donovan (2013). She was previously married to Sander Cary Zagzebski.
Born Monday 22 November 1965
Actor | The Sopranos
Steven Van Zandt (né Lento; born November 22, 1950), also known as Little Steven or Miami Steve, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, producer, actor, activist and author. He is best known as a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, in which he plays guitar and mandolin. He is also ...
Born Wednesday 22 November 1950
Actor | The Killing
Charles Joel Nordström Kinnaman, known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish actor. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category - and for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film ...
Born Sunday 25 November 1979
10. Katherine Heigl
Actress | One for the Money
Katherine Marie Heigl was born on November 24, 1978 in Washington, D.C., to Nancy Heigl (née Engelhardt), a personnel manager, and Paul Heigl, an accountant and executive. Her father is of German/Swiss-German and Irish descent, and her mother is of German ancestry. A short time after her birth, the...
Born Friday 24 November 1978
11. Jamie Lee Curtis
Actress | Halloween
Jamie Lee Curtis was born on November 22, 1958 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of legendary actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She got her big break at acting in 1978 when she won the role of Laurie Strode in Halloween (1978). After that, she became famous for roles in movies like Trading...
Born Saturday 22 November 1958
Actress | Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
Christina Applegate was born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, to record producer/executive Robert Applegate and singer-actress Nancy Priddy. Her parents split-up shortly after her birth. She has two half-siblings from her father's re-marriage - Alisa (b. October 10, 1977) and Kyle (b. July 15...
Born Thursday 25 November 1971
13. Mark Ruffalo
Actor | Spotlight
Award-winning actor Mark Ruffalo was born on November 22, 1967, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, of humble means to father Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter and Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser; his father's ancestry is Italian and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half ...
Born Wednesday 22 November 1967
14. Gloria Grahame
Actress | In a Lonely Place
Gloria Grahame Hallward, an acting pupil of her mother (stage actress and teacher Jean Grahame), acted professionally while still in high school. In 1944 Louis B. Mayer saw her on Broadway and gave her an MGM contract under the name Gloria Grahame. Her debut in the title role of Blonde Fever (1944)...
Born Wednesday 28 November 1923
15. Sarah Hyland
Actress | Vampire Academy
Sarah Hyland was born in New York City to actors Melissa D. Canaday and Edward James Hyland. She began in the business at the age of 4 with commercial work and voice overs. Her first film was Private Parts (1997). She then moved on to The Object of My Affection (1998) and then spent time on Another...
Born Saturday 24 November 1990
16. Dacre Montgomery
Actor | Stranger Things
Dacre was born in 1994 in Perth, Western Australia. His mother is Australian-Canadian and his father is a New Zealander. At the time of his birth both of his parents were working in the film industry and he spent many hours during his childhood on film sets where he developed a love of acting. ...
Born Tuesday 22 November 1994
17. Katie Cassidy
Actress | A Nightmare on Elm Street
Katie Cassidy was born Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy on November 25, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. Her father, David Cassidy, was a pop star in the 1970s. Her famous relatives include uncles Shaun Cassidy, Patrick Cassidy and Ryan Cassidy, the sons by her grandfather Jack Cassidy's marriage to ...
Born Tuesday 25 November 1986
18. Kevin Chamberlin
Actor | Road to Perdition
Kevin Chamberlin is one of the few Broadway actors who has been nominated for the Tony Award in three out of four acting categories. Best Actor in a Play (Dirty Blonde), Best Actor in a Musical (Seussical) and Best Featured Actor in a Musical (The Addams Family). He also received Drama Desk ...
Born Monday 25 November 1963
19. William Fichtner
Actor | Crash
A small-town guy with a big heart, William Fichtner has been captivating the hearts of Western New Yorkers for decades. Bill was born in 1956 on Long Island, New York, to Patricia A. (Steitz) and William E. Fichtner. He is of German, Irish, and English descent.
Fichtner was raised in Cheektowaga, ...
Born Tuesday 27 November 1956
20. Oded Fehr
Actor | The Mummy Returns
Oded Fehr was born on November 23, 1970 in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is an actor, known for The Mummy Returns (2001), The Mummy (1999) and Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999). He has been married to Rhonda Tollefson since December 22, 2000. They have three children.
Born Monday 23 November 1970
21. Emma Portner
Actress | Ghostbusters: Afterlife
Emma Portner is a Canadian professional dancer and choreographer. Portner was born in Ottawa, Ontario and began dancing when she was three years old. She started dancing at a competitive studio in Ottawa before spending her summers with The National Ballet of Canada. While in Ottawa, she also ...
Born Saturday 26 November 1994
22. Geraldine Page
Actress | The Trip to Bountiful
Considered by many to be one of the greatest American actresses of all time, Geraldine Page was a master craftswoman who seemed to bring out the most inner detail of the character she was playing. Her dedication to her craft has earned her the respect of many of today's great actors including Meryl...
Born Saturday 22 November 1924
23. Alison Pill
Actress | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Alison is a Canadian born TV, film and theater actress.
She was born in Toronto, Ontario. Her father, who is Estonian, is a financier. She attended Vaughan Road Academy, and decided she wanted to be an actor when she was age 10. She was a member of the Toronto Children's Chorus and was chosen to ...
Born Wednesday 27 November 1985
24. Colman Domingo
Actor | Lincoln
In 2022, Colman Domingo won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor Drama for his role as Ali in the HBO series Euphoria. Domingo has been honored with the inaugural Denver Film CinemaQ-LaBahn Ikon Film Award, the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award, the Creative Coalition ...
Born Friday 28 November 1969
25. Fisher Stevens
Actor | Short Circuit
Fisher Stevens moved from his native Chicago to New York at the age of 13 to pursue an acting career. He tried, unsuccessfully, to get any kind of job and was, he recalls, even rejected as extra for a Crest commercial.
When his acting teacher, Dan Fauci, lost the lease to his teaching studio, he ...
Born Wednesday 27 November 1963
26. Ed Harris
Actor | The Truman Show
By transforming into his characters and pulling the audience in, Ed Harris has earned a reputation as one of the most talented actors of our time.
Ed Harris was born in Tenafly, New Jersey, to Margaret (Sholl), a travel agent, and Robert Lee Harris, a bookstore worker who also sang professionally. ...
Born Tuesday 28 November 1950
27. Richard Kind
Actor | Inside Out
Richard Kind, a Drama Desk Award winner and Tony nominee for the Broadway hit The Big Knife, is an accomplished stage, screen and television actor who continues to redefine the term character actor. Kind is starring as Sam Meyers in the Amazon Original Series Red Oaks (2014). He appeared in the ...
Born Thursday 22 November 1956
28. Brooke Langton
Actress | The Replacements
A veteran of Second City and Upright Citizens Brigade, Brooke Langton has been working in the film industry for 30 years. A series regular on many television shows (Extreme, Melrose Place, The Net, Life, Glenn Gordon Caron's series Fling), a recurring character on the acclaimed Friday Night Lights,...
Born Friday 27 November 1970
29. Alan Ritchson
Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Alan Ritchson has carved a space for himself on both the large and small screens since he made the trek from a small town in Florida to Los Angeles.
Alan Michael Ritchson was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, to Vickie (Harrell), a high school teacher, and David Ritchson, a U.S. Air Force Chief ...
Born Wednesday 28 November 1984
30. Joe Cole
Actor | A Prayer Before Dawn
Joe Cole is an English actor, born in Kingston-upon-Thames, London. He has four younger siblings, including fellow actor Finn Cole.
Cole was taught acting by the National Youth Theatre. He started his career with theatrical roles. In 2010, he had guest star roles in the police procedural "The Bill" ...
Born Monday 28 November 1988
Actor | The Wire
Emmy-nominated actor and producer Michael Kenneth Williams was one of his generation's most respected and acclaimed talents. By bringing complicated and charismatic characters to life--often with surprising tenderness--Williams established himself as a gifted and versatile performer with a unique ...
Born Tuesday 22 November 1966
32. Stephnie Weir
Actress | MADtv
Stephnie Weir was raised in Texas and attended Odessa Junior College studying theater and broadcasting. Following that she went on to attend Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, were she studied anthropology and women's studies.
As she expanded on her creative talents in Chicago, Ms. Weir ...
Born Tuesday 28 November 1967
33. Elizabeth Marvel
Actress | True Grit
Elizabeth Marvel is an American actress. Her most prominent roles include Det. Nancy Parras on The District, Solicitor General Heather Dunbar on House of Cards, and President Elizabeth Keane on Homeland. Film roles include Burn After Reading; Synecdoche, New York; True Grit; Lincoln (alongside ...
Born Thursday 27 November 1969
Actress | The Last Kingdom
Thea Sofie Loch Næss is a Norwegian actress.She started acting at the age of eight. She played a leading role in Eirik Svensson's coming-of-age film 'One Night in Oslo' in 2013, which premiered in April 2014. In 2014 Næss was studying drama at the Hartvig Nissens school in Oslo. She played the role...
Born Tuesday 26 November 1996
35. Jessica Camacho
Actress | All Rise
Jessica Camacho is an actress known for her roles on CW's The Flash, HBO's Watchmen, NBC's Taken, and Fox's Sleepy Hollow. She is a series regular on OWN's All Rise, where she plays Emily Lopez, a passionate and determined public defender who is undaunted in her efforts to fight for justice.
Born Friday 26 November 1982