Famous November birthdays

(Clockwise from top left) Kaley Cuoco, Demi Moore, Vice President Joe Biden & Colin Kaepernick (© Broadimage/Rex Features; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI; Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images; Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)
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Famous November birthdays

Check out these celebrities and others who give thanks for another year. See gallery

November marks a time of giving thanks — and the birthdays of a hot-tempered chef, flamboyant entertainer and political daughter.

Tim Cook (© Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Tim Cook

Date of birth: Nov. 1

 

Businessman Tim Cook (see pictures) became CEO of a computer company (which one?) after the former CEO and co-founder (who?) had to resign due to medical reasons.

 

Who else was born this day?

A model and actress who recently joined the cast of a daytime talk show

A country music singer who was once married to a "pretty woman"

A talented rock drummer who lost an arm

Nelly (© Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)
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Nelly

Date of birth: Nov. 2

 

Grammy-winning rapper Nelly (see pictures) has produced seven hit records, and his most recent was released this year (which one?).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actor famous for his friendly role

A singer, actor and member of a television boy band

An actress known for her police roles

Colin Kaepernick (© Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)
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Colin Kaepernick

Matthew McConaughey (© Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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Matthew McConaughey

Date of birth: Nov. 4

 

Heartthrob actor Matthew McConaughey (see pictures) had his breakout role in "A Time to Kill." His upcoming movie (what?) caused him to go on an extreme diet (read news about his weight loss).

 

Who else was born this day?

A comedian proud of her position on the "D-list"

A reality show host of a long-running wilderness game

A comedic actress who played a meddling mother

Bubba Watson (© Chris Condon/PGA TOUR/Getty Images)
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Bubba Watson

Date of birth: Nov. 5

 

Professional golfer Bubba Watson (see pictures) won his first Masters Tournament in 2012 (who won this year?). He recently bought a house owned by a fellow golfer (who?).

 

Who else was born this day?

A matriarch of a reality family

A musician in a brother band who shares his birthday with his wife

A former child star who had a drug problem

Emma Stone (© Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)
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Emma Stone

Date of birth: Nov. 6

 

Actress Emma Stone (see pictures) starred as a superhero's love interest (who?) in "The Amazing Spider-Man" (will she reprise the role?). She is rumored to star in Woody Allen's next movie (read about the film's development).

 

Who else was born this day?

An NBA player who is publicly going through hard times with his wife

A longtime actress who recently played a historical figure

A journalist and former California first lady

Joni Mitchell (© Tara Walton/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
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Joni Mitchell

Date of birth: Nov. 7

 

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell (see pictures) enjoyed a successful career that spanned five decades (watch her perform). She has focused on her visual art (see her work) since her retirement.

 

Who else was born this day?

A well-recognized Christian televangelist

A documentary filmmaker who focused on fast food

A former child actor who later starred in reality shows

Gordon Ramsay (© MediaPunch/Rex Features)
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Gordon Ramsay

Date of birth: Nov. 8

 

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay (see pictures) shows his burning temper in a popular reality cooking show (which one?). He was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame (when?).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actress famous for her roles in indie films

An actress who had an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction

An entertainment reporter known for her shapely legs

Eric Dane (© Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images)
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Eric Dane

Date of birth: Nov. 9

 

Actor Eric Dane (see pictures) gained fame from his role as Dr. "McSteamy" on "Grey's Anatomy" (when did he leave the show?). He and his wife (who?) have two children (see pictures of his family).

 

Who else was born this day?

A bodybuilder who played a green superhero

An actor who plays a coroner on a crime drama

A former boy band member-turned-actor

Miranda Lambert (© Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Miranda Lambert

Date of birth: Nov. 10

 

Country music singer Miranda Lambert (see pictures) has produced hits as a solo artist (watch her perform) and as part of a group (which one?). She married fellow country singer Blake Shelton in 2011 (see their wedding pictures).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actor and comedian who starred on "30 Rock"

A lyricist who has numerous awards and accolades

A child actress who played the daughter of a vampire

Demi Moore (© Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI)
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Demi Moore

Date of birth: Nov. 11

 

Actress Demi Moore (see pictures) is known for her role in "Ghost" as well as numerous memorable roles in her decadeslong career. She is going through a public divorce from her third husband, Ashton Kutcher (read news coverage).

 

Who else was born this day?

A senator from California and a leader in the Democratic Party

An actor who recently played a famous literary character

A reality star famous for being a "guido"

Megan Mullally (© Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images)
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Megan Mullally

Date of birth: Nov. 12

 

Actress Megan Mullally (see pictures) rose to fame with her quirky role on "Will and Grace." She has co-starred with her husband (who?) on a television comedy (what show?).

 

Who else was born this day?

An Oscar-winning actress who played a tragic figure

An actress who is leaving a crime drama

A former gymnast who was the first to earn a perfect score

Jimmy Kimmel (© Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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Jimmy Kimmel

Date of birth: Nov. 13

 

Funnyman Jimmy Kimmel (see pictures) first appeared on television as the sidekick to a game show host (on what show?). He now brings his comedy to his late-night talk show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (watch him on the show).

 

Who else was born this day?

An Academy Award-winning actress who now hosts a morning talk show

An actor who played a famed Spartan king

An NBA player who had a strange name change

Brian Dietzen (© Vivien Killilea/Getty Images
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Brian Dietzen

Date of birth: Nov. 14

 

Actor Brian Dietzen (see pictures) is best known for his role as a medical examiner on a television crime drama (what show?). He starred in a musical comedy movie (which one?) with two "American Idol" stars.

 

Who else was born this day?

A prince and heir to the British throne

A former secretary of state and classically trained pianist

An actor who is married to a pop star

Sam Waterston (© Gregg DeGuire/WireImage/Getty Images)
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Sam Waterston

Date of birth: Nov. 15

 

Actor Sam Waterston (see pictures) spent 14 years playing District Attorney Jack McCoy on "Law and Order." He now stars on an HBO drama (what show?).

 

Who else was born this day?

A jazz musician and former talk show band leader

A retired judge who had a television courtroom

An actor who is well-known for his political activism

Maggie Gyllenhaal (© Karwai Tang/FilmMagic/Getty Images)
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Maggie Gyllenhaal

Date of birth: Nov. 16

 

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (see pictures) earned an Academy Award nomination (for what movie?) as part of her successful career. She recently starred in a blockbuster action film (its title?).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actor who has starred in several reality shows with his actress wife

An actress famous for her role as a crime investigator

A "housewife" who had a public split with her actor husband

RuPaul (© Kevin Winter/Getty Images for LOGO)
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RuPaul

Date of birth: Nov. 17

 

Drag entertainer RuPaul (see pictures) blends his musical talent, style and dance expertise on his reality show (its title?). He has released several albums, but is best known for his song "Supermodel."

 

Who else was born this day?

A short-statured comedic actor

A television producer who created a sketch comedy show

A politician who holds a prominent position in the House of Representatives

Owen Wilson (© Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images)
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Owen Wilson

Date of birth: Nov. 18

 

Owen Wilson (see pictures) has found success in Hollywood as an actor (see his filmography) and as a writer (he co-wrote this movie). He will star in an animated film (which one?) that will be released this month.

 

Who else was born this day?

An actress best known for her role in a prime-time soap

An "SNL" alumnus who starred in dark comedy

A former NFL quarterback and Hall of Fame member

Larry King (© Alberto E. Tamargo/Sipa USA/Rex Features)
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Larry King

Date of birth: Nov. 19

 

Legendary radio and television host Larry King (see pictures) is known for his insightful interviews with a wide variety of celebrities (watch his interviews). Following his retirement from his CNN show, "Larry King Live," he started a Web interview show (what show?).

 

Who else was born this day?

A sportscaster who was married to a sitcom star

A billionaire media mogul

A television journalist who contributes to a morning show

Vice President Joe Biden (© Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
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Joe Biden

Date of birth: Nov. 20

 

Joe Biden (see pictures) began his second term as the vice president of the United States earlier this year (will he run for president in 2016?). Prior to this position, he spent 36 years in the United States Senate (representing which state?).

 

Who else was born this day?

A country music singer recognized for his deep voice

A television host who makes fun of other shows

An actress who was a perfect "10"

Michael Strahan (© Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
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Michael Strahan

Date of birth: Nov. 21

 

Former NFL player Michael Strahan (see pictures) transitioned from his athletic career to a television career. He is currently a football analyst (on what show?) as well as a morning talk show host with Kelly Ripa (watch him on the show).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actress and mother to another actress

A singer with an unusual wardrobe

An actress who is instrumental in her father's charity

Jamie Lee Curtis (© Mark Sullivan/WireImage/Getty Images)
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Jamie Lee Curtis

Date of birth: Nov. 22

 

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis (see pictures) began her career in her mother's (what famous horror movie starred her mother?) footsteps in horror movies and moved on to a wide variety of hit movies. Also an author, she's written several books and blogs for a popular website (what site?).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actress who starred with her late sister

A tennis legend who had a battle of the sexes

A sexy actress who starred as a tough superhero

Robin Roberts (© John Lamparski/WireImage/Getty Images)
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Robin Roberts

Date of birth: Nov. 23

 

Television journalist Robin Roberts (see pictures) started her career as a sportscaster and began her role as co-anchor of "Good Morning America" in 2005. She had a public battle with breast cancer and returned to "GMA" following another illness (what?) earlier this year.

 

Who else was born this day?

A former child actress and singer who has recently shown an edgy side

A founder and CEO of a popular pizza chain

A reality star famous for her wild behavior

Colin Hanks (© Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
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Colin Hanks

Date of birth: Nov. 24

 

Actor Colin Hanks (see pictures) has worked with his father (who?) in his rising career (he appeared in his father's miniseries). He recently starred in a historical film (what?).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actor famous for his role as a crazy action hero

An actress known for her roles on crime dramas

An actress whose breakout role was in a medical television show

Christina Applegate (© Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
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Christina Applegate

Date of birth: Nov. 25

 

Actress Christina Applegate (see pictures) has had a successful career on television (she's well-known for this show), stage (she starred in this Broadway production) and film (she will reprise her role in this comedic sequel).

 

Who else was born this day?

A Christian singer who is married to a country music star

A choreographer and judge on a dance competition

A retired NFL quarterback who played in Super Bowl XXXIX

Tina Turner performing in 2009 (© Rob Verhorst/Redferns/Getty Images)
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Tina Turner

Date of birth: Nov. 26

 

Pop superstar Tina Turner (see pictures) has built a legendary career that has lasted more than five decades (watch her perform). She married her longtime boyfriend (who?) earlier this year.

 

Who else was born this day?

An actor who played a vampire patriarch

A voice actor famous for his impressions

An actor who played a sarcastic butler

Caroline Kennedy (© Carolyn Kaster/AP)
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Caroline Kennedy

Date of birth: Nov. 27

 

Caroline Kennedy (see pictures) followed her father into civil service and was instrumental in President Obama's campaign (will she serve as an ambassador?).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actor famous for his role as a sitcom nerd

A former sitcom star who was married to a boxer

A film director who was a first female Oscar winner

Jon Stewart (© Startraks Photo/Rex Features)
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Jon Stewart

Date of birth: Nov. 28

 

Television personality Jon Stewart (see pictures) blends his comic style with politics and current events on his talk show, "The Jon Stewart Show" (watch him on the show).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actress who played a police lieutenant

An actress who starred in a British sci-fi show

An actor and member of the "Brat Pack"

Anna Faris (© Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images)
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Anna Faris

Date of birth: Nov. 29

 

Actress Anna Faris (see pictures) is recognized for her role in a horror movie spoof series (what?). She brings her expertise as a new mother (see her with her son) to her new television role (on what show?).

 

Who else was born this day?

An actor and reality talent judge

A member of a 1980s boy band

A movie director who works with his brother

Kaley Cuoco (© Broadimage/Rex Features)
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Kaley Cuoco

Date of birth: Nov. 30

 

Actress Kaley Cuoco (see pictures) got her start as a teen actress on a sitcom (what show?). She has spent the last six years on the hit sitcom "The Big Bang Theory."

 

Who else was born this day?

An actor and comedian with famous parents

An athlete who played professional baseball and football

A British punk rocker who lives a wild life

(Clockwise from top left) Booking photo of Austin Lee Westfall Presler, video still of Penelope Soto reacting after judge reset her bond from $5,000 to $10,000, booking photo of Rolando McClain & booking photo of Susan Tinker (© Kershaw County Sheriff's Office; Miami Dade Circuit Court/AP; Decatur Police Department/AP; Hampton Police Division)
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