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Scarlett Johansson(35)

Actress | New York City, New York, USA
turns 35 today

Scarlett Johansson, born November 22, 1984, is an American actress, model and singer. She made her film debut in North (1994) and was later nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in Manny & Lo (1996), garnering further acclaim and prominence with roles in The Horse Whisperer (1998) and Ghost World (2001). She shifted to adult roles with her performances in Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) and Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation (2003), for which she won a BAFTA award for Best Actress in a Leading Role; both films earned her Golden Globe Award nominations as well. A role in A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004) earned Johansson her third Golden Globe for Best Actress nomination. Johansson garnered another Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress with her role in Woody Allen's Match Point (2005). She has played the Marvel comic book character Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff in Iron Man 2 (2010), The Avengers (2012), and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) and is set to reprise the role in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). The 2010 Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge won Johansson the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play. As a singer, Johansson has released two albums, Anywhere I Lay My Head and Break Up. Johansson is considered one of Hollywood's modern sex symbols, and has frequently appeared in published lists of the sexiest women in the world, most notably when she was named the "Sexiest Woman Alive" by Esquire magazine in both 2006 and 2013 (the only woman to be chosen for the title twice), and the "Sexiest Celebrity" by Playboy magazine in 2007. Johansson was born in New York City. Her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, and her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was a screenwriter and director. Her mother, Melanie Sloan, a producer, comes from an Ashkenazi Jewish family from the Bronx. Johansson has an older sister, Vanessa, who is an actress; an older brother, Adrian; a twin brother, Hunter (who appeared in the film Manny & Lo with Scarlett); and a half-brother, Christian, from her father's re-marriage.

* 11/22/1984

Mark Ruffalo(52)

Actor | Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
turns 52 today

Mark Ruffalo (born November 22, 1967) is an American actor and producer. He began acting in the early 1990s and first gained recognition for his work in Kenneth Lonergan's play This Is Our Youth (1998) and drama film You Can Count On Me (2000). He went on to star in the romantic comedies 13 Going on 30 (2004) and Just like Heaven (2005) and the thrillers Zodiac (2007) and Shutter Island (2010). He gained wider recognition for his role as Bruce Banner / Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero films The Avengers (2012), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Ruffalo gained nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for playing a sperm donor in the comedy-drama The Kids Are All Right (2010), Dave Schultz in the biopic Foxcatcher (2014), and Michael Rezendes in the drama Spotlight (2015). He also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor in a TV Movie for playing a gay writer in the television drama film The Normal Heart (2015).

* 11/22/1967

Mads Mikkelsen(54)

Actor | Copenhagen, Denmark
turns 54 today

Mads Dittmann Mikkelsen, (Danish: [mæs ˈmigl̩sn̩] (listen); born 22 November 1965) is a Danish actor. Originally a gymnast and dancer, he began acting in 1996. He rose to fame in Denmark as Tonny the drug dealer in the first two films of the Pusher film trilogy, and in his role as the brash yet sensitive policeman, Allan Fischer, in Peter Thorsboe's Danish television series Rejseholdet (Unit One) (2000–03). Mikkelsen became more widely known for his role as Tristan in Jerry Bruckheimer's production King Arthur (2004), but achieved worldwide recognition for playing the main antagonist Le Chiffre in the twenty-first James Bond film, Casino Royale (2006). He has since become known for his roles as Igor Stravinsky in Jan Kounen's French film Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2008) and his Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Award-winning role as Lucas in the 2012 Danish film The Hunt. In 2012, he was voted the Danish American Society's Person of the Year. He starred in the television series Hannibal (2013–15) as Dr. Hannibal Lecter. In 2016, Mikkelsen portrayed Kaecilius in Marvel's film Doctor Strange and Galen Erso in Lucasfilm's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In 2018, he starred in Joe Penna's survival drama Arctic. In 2019, he portrayed Cliff in Hideo Kojima's video game Death Stranding. A. O. Scott of The New York Times remarked that in the Hollywood scene, Mikkelsen has "become a reliable character actor with an intriguing mug" but stated that on the domestic front "he is something else: a star, an axiom, a face of the resurgent Danish cinema".

* 11/22/1965

Vasiliy Bochkaryov(77)

Actor | Irkutsk, USSR [now Russia]
turns 77 today

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* 11/22/1942

Aleksandr Ilin(36)

Actor | Moscow, USSR (Russia)
turns 36 today

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Ilyin Jr. (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Ильи́н-младший, born November 22, 1983) is a Russian theater and film actor, poet, singer and songwriter of the punk band "Plan of Lomonosov".

* 11/22/1983

Steven Van Zandt(69)

Actor | Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA
turns 69 today

Steven Van Zandt (born November 22, 1950) is an American musician, songwriter, producer, actor, and activist who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve. He is a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, in which he plays guitar and mandolin. He is also known for his roles on television dramas such as Silvio Dante on The Sopranos (1999–2007) and Frank Tagliano / Giovanni "Johnny" Henriksen on Lilyhammer (2012–2014). Van Zandt also has his own solo band called Little Steven and The Disciples of Soul, active on and off since the 1980s. In 2014, Van Zandt was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the E Street Band.

* 11/22/1950

Jamie Lee Curtis(61)

Actress | Los Angeles, California, USA
turns 61 today

Jamie Lee Haden-Guest, Lady Haden-Guest (née Curtis; born November 22, 1958) is an American actress, author, and activist. She made her film debut in 1978 as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter's horror film Halloween. The film established her as a "scream queen", and she appeared in a string of horror films in 1980, including The Fog, Prom Night, and Terror Train. She reprised the role of Laurie in four sequels, including Halloween II (1981), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Halloween: Resurrection (2002), and Halloween (2018). Curtis' film work spans many genres, including the cult comedies Trading Places (1983), for which she received a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress, and A Fish Called Wanda (1988), for which she earned a BAFTA nomination for Best Actress. She won a Golden Globe, an American Comedy Award, and a Saturn Award for playing the starring role of Helen Tasker in James Cameron's action comedy film True Lies (1994). Curtis' other major films include Blue Steel (1990), My Girl (1991), Forever Young (1992), The Tailor of Panama (2001), Freaky Friday (2003), Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008), You Again (2010), Veronica Mars (2014), and Knives Out (2019). Curtis received a Golden Globe and a People's Choice Award for her portrayal of Hannah Miller on the ABC sitcom Anything But Love (1989–1992). She earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her work in the television film Nicholas' Gift (1998). She also starred as Cathy Munsch on the Fox horror comedy series Scream Queens (2015–2016), for which she earned her seventh Golden Globe nomination. Curtis is the daughter of Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. She is married to Christopher Guest, with whom she has two adopted children. She has written numerous children's books, with her 1998 release Today I Feel Silly, and Other Moods That Make My Day making The New York Times' best-seller list. She is also a frequent blogger for The Huffington Post. Curtis received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.

* 11/22/1958

Andrew J. West(33)

Actor
turns 33 today

Andrew J. West is an actor and writer.

* 11/22/1986

Geraldine Page(† 62)

Actress | Kirksville, Missouri, USA
turns 95 today

Geraldine Sue Page (November 22, 1924 – June 13, 1987) was an American actress. She earned acclaim for her work on Broadway as well as in major Hollywood films and television productions, garnering an Oscar (from eight nominations), two Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes, one BAFTA Award, and four nominations for the Tony Award. A native of Kirksville, Missouri, Page studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and with Uta Hagen and Lee Strasberg in New York City before being cast in her first credited part in the Western film Hondo (1953), which earned her her first Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She was subsequently blacklisted in Hollywood based on her association with Hagen and did not work in film for eight years. Page continued to appear in television and on stage and earned her first Tony Award nomination for her performance in Sweet Bird of Youth (1959–60), a role she reprised in the 1962 film adaptation, the latter of which earned her a Golden Globe Award. She earned additional Academy Award nominations for her roles in You're a Big Boy Now (1966) and Pete 'n' Tillie (1972), followed by a Tony nomination for her performance in the stage production of Absurd Person Singular (1974–75). Other film appearances during this time included in the thrillers What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969) opposite Ruth Gordon, and The Beguiled (1971) opposite Clint Eastwood. In 1977, she provided the voice of Madam Medusa in Walt Disney's The Rescuers, followed by a role in Woody Allen's Interiors (1978), which earned her a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. After being inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1979 for her stage work, Page returned to Broadway with a lead role in Agnes of God (1982), earning her her third Tony Award nomination. Page was nominated for Academy Awards for her performances in The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984) and The Trip to Bountiful (1985), the latter of which earned her the award for Academy Award for Best Actress. Page died in New York City 1987 in the midst of a Broadway run of Blithe Spirit, for which she earned her fourth Tony Award nomination.

* 11/22/1924

Irma Álvarez(† 73)

Actress | Salliqueló, Argentina
turns 86 today

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* 11/22/1933

Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson(56)

Actor | Reykjavík, Iceland
turns 56 today

Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈiŋkvar ˈɛcːɛr̥t ˈsɪːɣʏr̥θsɔn]; born 22 November 1963) is an Icelandic actor who has worked extensively in Icelandic cinema. He is perhaps best known for his roles in Friðrik Þór Friðriksson's Englar alheimsins (Angels of the Universe) and Baltasar Kormákur's Mýrin (Jar City) and Everest. In addition to his film work, Ingvar has also acted extensively in television and stage productions, both in Iceland and overseas. Ingvar has won the Edda Award for Actor or Actress of the Year four times for his performances in Slurpinn & Co. Englar alheimsins (Angels of the Universe), Kaldaljós (Cold Light), and Mýrin (Jar City) in 1998, 2000, 2004 and 2006 respectively, as well as winning the Audience Award at the 2000 European Film Awards for his performance in Englar alheimsins (Angels of the Universe). Apart from that he has been nominated many times for several roles in various films. The actor has become internationally known for his role as police officer Ásgeir in the Icelandic TV series Trapped (2015-18). In May 2019, Ingvar was awarded the Critics' Week festival best actor award for his performance in A White, White Day.

* 11/22/1963

Joe Napolitano(† 67)

Crew | Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
turns 71 today

Joseph Ralph "Joe" Napolitano (November 22, 1948 – July 23, 2016) was an American television director who worked on multiple episodic series. He previously was a film assistant director.

* 11/22/1948
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Michael Arndt(49)

Crew | McLean, Virginia, Stati Uniti
turns 49 today

Michael Arndt is an American screenwriter. He is best known as the writer of the films Little Miss Sunshine (2006), Toy Story 3 (2010), and Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). Arndt won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Little Miss Sunshine and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for Toy Story 3. This made Arndt the first screenwriter ever to be nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay for his first two screenplays. He has also been credited under the pseudonyms Michael deBruyn and Rick Kerb, which are mainly used for script revisions.

* 11/22/1970

Adèle Exarchopoulos(26)

Actress | Paris, France
turns 26 today

Adèle Exarchopoulos (French pronunciation: ​[adɛl ɛgzaʁkɔpulɔs]; born 22 November 1993) is a French actress. She is best known for her leading role as Adèle in Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013), for which she earned international attention and critical acclaim; at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, she became the youngest person in the history of the festival to be awarded the Palme d'Or. For her performance in Blue Is the Warmest Colour, she also won the César Award for Most Promising Actress and the Trophée Chopard Award for Female Revelation of the Year, among dozens of other accolades.

* 11/22/1993

Richard Kind(63)

Actor | North Trenton, New Jersey, USA
turns 63 today

Richard John Kind is an American actor known for his roles in the sitcoms MAD ABOUT YOU (as Dr. Mark Devanow) and SPIN CITY (as Paul Thomas Lassiter).

* 11/22/1956

Sakurako Kaoru(37)

Actress | Tokyo, Japan
turns 37 today

Sakurako Kaoru (Japanese: 薫桜子/薰櫻子, Hepburn: Kaoru Sakurako) is a Japanese gravure model, AV idol and pink film actress. First coming to prominence as an AV actress, Kaoru successfully made the transition to the theatrically released softcore pink film genre. She has appeared in award-winning pink films, and was herself given a "Best Actress" award for her work in this genre in 2007.

* 11/22/1982

Josh Cooke(40)

Actor | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
turns 40 today

Joshua Gregory Cooke (born November 22, 1979) is an American actor, songwriter, comedian and musician.

* 11/22/1979

Alden Ehrenreich(30)

Actor | Los Angeles, California, USA
turns 30 today

Alden Caleb Ehrenreich (born November 22, 1989) is an American actor. He made his feature-film debut in Francis Ford Coppola's Tetro in 2009, and also appeared in Coppola's subsequent film, Twixt (2011). In 2013, he appeared in Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine and Park Chan-wook's Stoker. In 2016, Ehrenreich gained significant critical praise for his starring role as Hobie Doyle in the Coen brothers comedy Hail, Caesar! and for his leading role in Warren Beatty's romantic comedy-drama Rules Don't Apply. He played Han Solo in Solo: A Star Wars Story, which focuses on the early years of the character, before the events of A New Hope.

* 11/22/1989

Jamie Campbell Bower(31)

Actor | London, England, UK
turns 31 today

James Metcalfe Campbell Bower (born 22 November 1988) is an English actor, singer, and model. He is best known for his roles as Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Caius in The Twilight Saga, King Arthur in the Starz series Camelot, the young Gellert Grindelwald in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Jace Wayland in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones and playwright Kit Marlowe in the short-lived series Will. Bower is also the lead vocalist, guitarist and founding member of Counterfeit, a band formed in 2015 in London.

* 11/22/1988

Mariel Hemingway(58)

Actress | Mill Valley, California, U.S
turns 58 today

Mariel Hadley Hemingway (born November 22, 1961) is an American actress. She began acting at age 14 with a Golden Globe–nominated breakout role in Lipstick (1976), and received Academy and BAFTA Award nominations for her performance in Woody Allen's Manhattan (1979). She is also known for her leading roles in Personal Best (1982) and Star 80 (1983), as well as in the TV series Civil Wars, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination. Amid mental health struggles, Hemingway's career dwindled in the 1990s. She has starred in and co-produced videos about yoga and holistic living. She published a memoir, Finding My Balance, in 2002, and another, Out Came the Sun, in 2015.

* 11/22/1961

Dacre Montgomery(25)

Actor | Perth, Western Australia, Australia
turns 25 today

Dacre Kayd Montgomery-Harvey (born 22 November 1994) is an Australian actor, known for his portrayal of Jason Lee Scott in Power Rangers and Billy Hargrove in Stranger Things. On 11 July 2019, he released his own podcast titled "DKMH", which features his own poetry.

* 11/22/1994

Allen Garfield(80)

Actor | Newark, New Jersey, USA
turns 80 today

Allen Garfield, born and sometimes credited as Allen Goorwitz (born November 22, 1939), is an American film and television actor.

* 11/22/1939

Johnny Alonso(49)

Actor
turns 49 today

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* 11/22/1970

Radek Kuchař(41)

Actor | Praha, Československo
turns 41 today

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* 11/22/1978

Kathrine Narducci(54)

Actress | East Harlem, New York City
turns 54 today

Kathrine Narducci (born November 11, 1965) is an American actress, known for her role as Charmaine Bucco, Artie Bucco's wife, on the HBO TV series The Sopranos. In addition to her role on The Sopranos, she starred in Chicago Overcoat and has other film credits including A Bronx Tale and Two Family House and some other guest TV appearances on shows such as Law & Order, Workaholics, NYPD Blue, Third Watch and Power. In 2014, she played a supporting role in Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys.

* 11/22/1965

Brian Robbins(56)

Crew | Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
turns 56 today

Brian Levine (born November 22, 1963), known professionally as Brian Robbins, is an American actor, director, producer, and occasional screenwriter. He often collaborates with producer Michael Tollin.

* 11/22/1963

Reece Thompson(31)

Actor | White Rock - British Columbia - Canada
turns 31 today

Reece Daniel Thompson (born November 22, 1988) is a Canadian actor and voice actor. Thompson started his acting career as a child actor by voice acting in several animated television series and minor roles on television shows before transitioning to films. His first major role came in the 2007 film Rocket Science. Thompson appeared in 2009's Assassination of a High School President and Afterwards. He appeared as Craig in The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012).

* 11/22/1988

Sidse Babett Knudsen(51)

Actress | Copenhagen - Denmark
turns 51 today

Sidse Babett Knudsen (born 22 November 1968) is a Danish actress who works in theatre, television, and film. Knudsen made her screen debut in the 1997 improvisational comedy Let's Get Lost, for which she received both the Robert and Bodil awards for Best Actress. Following the critical success of her debut, Knudsen has been considered one of the top Danish actresses of her generation. In 2000, she again won both best actress awards for the comedy romance Den Eneste Ene (English title: The One and Only). In 2016, she won the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Courted (L'Hermine). Knudsen has also received award nominations for her roles in Monas Verden (Mona's World) and Efter brylluppet (After the Wedding). Knudsen achieved international recognition for her leading role as fictional Danish Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg in the Danish TV series Borgen.

* 11/22/1968

Roy Thomas(79)

Crew
turns 79 today

Roy William Thomas Jr. (born November 22, 1940) is an American comic book writer and editor, who was Stan Lee's first successor as editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. He is possibly best known for introducing the pulp magazine hero Conan the Barbarian to American comics, with a series that added to the storyline of Robert E. Howard's character and helped launch a sword and sorcery trend in comics. Thomas is also known for his championing of Golden Age comic-book heroes – particularly the 1940s superhero team the Justice Society of America – and for lengthy writing stints on Marvel's X-Men and The Avengers, and DC Comics' All-Star Squadron, among other titles. Among the comic characters he co-created are Wolverine, Vision, Carol Danvers, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Ultron, Man-Thing, Red Sonja, Ghost Rider and Valkyrie. Thomas was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2011.

* 11/22/1940

Nicholas Rowe(53)

Actor | Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
turns 53 today

Nicholas James Sebastian Rowe (born 22 November 1966) is an English actor. At the commencement of his career he appeared as the lead in the cinema film Young Sherlock Holmes (1985).

* 11/22/1966
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