Famous People Born On November 16th

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The probable distinctive traits of individuals born on November 16 are due to the influence of the two planets, Pluto and Neptune. While the former is the reigning planet of the zodiacal group, the latter is the governor of the actual date in which these individuals are born. This perhaps explains the perceptible difference of these individuals from others belonging to the same zodiac group. November 16 individuals are confident folks with a strong sense of independence, inquisitive liveliness and fair attitude. They have a practical approach towards things and look at things positively. These virtues make these individuals adept for dealing with life’s challenges. However, November 16 natives may show self-involved, unsettled and isolated sulky behavior when feeling particularly upset, annoyed or insecure.

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 1 
Lisa Bonet
(Actress)
Lisa Bonet
49
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Actress and activist, Lisa Bonet, literally grew up in Hollywood! Introduced to modeling and acting as a small child, she landed the role of Denise Huxtable on The Cosby Show and became a popular face. She soon entered films as well and enjoyed a moderately successful stint. Her daughter Zoë Isabella Kravitz is also a popular model cum actress.

 2 
Pete Davidson
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor and Former Cast Member of Comedy-Sketch series 'Saturday Night Live')
Pete Davidson
153
Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
A popular American comedian and actor, Pete Davidson, is best known for his work in comedy show Saturday Night Live. His personal life experiences and observations have inspired his routine and earned him numerous fans. The young film and television actor is also known for his unusual tattoos, love life and openness about his physical and mental health issues.
 3 
Tiberius
(Roman Emperor from 14 CE to 37 CE)
Tiberius
12
Birth Year: 0042
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: March 16, 0037
Tiberius, the second Roman emperor, ruled from AD 14 to 37. Though his conquests strengthened the Roman empire, he lacked the will to rule. Following his son Drusus Julius Caesar’s death, Tiberius became aloof. He later gave away his administrative powers to his prefects Sejanus and Naevius Sutorius Macro.
 4 
Shigeru Miyamoto
(Video Game Designer, Artist)
Shigeru Miyamoto
21
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Sonobe
Japanese game designer Shigeru Miyamoto is the man behind games such as Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and Donkey Kong. He has been the general manager and senior MD at Nintendo and now serves as its representative director and creative fellow. He avoids appearing on TV or giving autographs.
 5 
Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Actress, Filmmaker and Daughter of Filmmakers Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Achs)
Maggie Gyllenhaal
27
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Lower East Side, New York, United States
Daughter of filmmaker Stephen Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal is known for her Golden Globe-winning performance in the miniseries The Honorable Woman. Fans also loved her in Secretary and The Dark Knight. She has liberal political views and supports non-profits associated with human rights, eco-friendly fashion, and people with hearing loss.
 6 
Burgess Meredith
(One of the Most Accomplished Actors of the 20th Century)
Burgess Meredith
8
Birth Year: 1907
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 9, 1997
Burgess Meredith is best remembered as The Penguin from Batman and as Mickey Goldmill from the Rocky franchise. The two-time Academy Award-nominated actor has also won many Emmy awards. He played memorable roles in The Day of the Locust and Tail Gunner Joe and narrated for Twilight Zone: The Movie.
 7 
Park Hyung-sik
(Singer, Actor)
Park Hyung-sik
27
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Yongin, South Korea
South Korean K-pop singer and actor Park Hyung-sik is best known for his stint with the boyband ZE:A. Fans loved him in series such as The Heirs and Dummy Mommy, and the variety show Real Men. He has won multiple KBS Drama awards and joined mandatory military training in 2019. 
 8 
Oswald Mosley
(British Politician)
Oswald Mosley
13
Birth Year: 1896
Birthplace: Mayfair, London
Died: December 3, 1980
Named by BBC History as the “worst” historical British person of the 20th century, Oswald Mosley started off as an MP in the 1920s. He was part of the Conservative Party and then the Labour Party. He then formed the British Union of Fascists and the United Kingdom New Party
 9 
Marg Helgenberger
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Catherine Willows’ in the TV Series ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’)
Marg Helgenberger
10
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Fremont, Nebraska, United States

Marg Helgenberger is best known for her Emmy-winning role as K.C. Koloski in the ABC series China Beach. Fans also loved her as Siobhan Ryan in the soap Ryan's Hope and as Catherine Willows in the series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She is also associated with a breast-cancer-related philanthropic venture.

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Missi Pyle
(Actress)
Missi Pyle
13
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Missi Pyle is an American singer and actress known for playing supporting roles in successful comedy films, such as Bringing Down the House and Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay. As a musician, Missi Pyle is credited with forming the now-defunct country-rock duo Smith & Pyle.

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Martha Plimpton
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘The Coast of Utopia’ and ‘Raising Hope’)
Martha Plimpton
7
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Martha Plimpton, part of the Carradine family of Hollywood, is best known for her Emmy Award-winning performance as Patti Nyholm in The Good Wife. A talented theater actor, she also won a Drama Desk Award for her Broadway play The Coast of Utopia. She supports abortion and LGBT rights.
 12 
Chinua Achebe
(Nigerian novelist)
Chinua Achebe
14
Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: March 21, 2013

Chinua Achebe was a Nigerian poet, novelist, professor, and critic. Often described as Africa's greatest storyteller, Achebe is widely regarded as the father of modern African writing. He was the recipient of several awards and honors, including the Man Booker International Prize 2007. His novel Things Fall Apart is one of the most read books in Africa.

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Gemma Atkinson
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Television Shows 'Hollyoaks,' 'Casualty,' and 'Emmerdale')
Gemma Atkinson
2
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Bury, England, United Kingdom

Gemma Atkinson is an English actress best known for playing Lisa Hunter on British soap opera Hollyoaks and its three spin-off series. Also known for her charity work, Gemma Atkinson took part in a five-kilometre charity run to raise awareness about breast cancer in 2007. In 2008, she participated in a 228-kilometre walk to raise breast cancer awareness.

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Bol Bol
(Basketball Player)
Bol Bol
3
Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Khartoum, Sudan
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Diana Krall
(Jazz Pianist)
Diana Krall
7
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Nanaimo, British Columbia

Diana Krall is a Canadian jazz singer and pianist. With several gold and multi-platinum albums under her belt, Krall is regarded as one of the best-selling artists of her generation. In 2009, Billboard called her the second-greatest jazz artist of the 2000–09 decade. In 2004, she was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.

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Sanna Marin
(The 46th Prime Minister of Finland)
Sanna Marin
15
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

Finland’s 46th prime minister, Sanna Marin has also previously been the country’s minister of transport and communications. A Social Democratic Party member, she was dragged into a controversy after a video of her partying and dancing became viral in 2022, with critics accusing her of drug abuse.

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Milo Gibson
(American Actor Known for His Role in the Films: ‘All the Devil's Men’ and ‘Breaking & Exiting’)
Milo Gibson
3
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Malibu, California, United States

Milo Gibson is an American-Australian actor known for playing important roles in films like All the Devil's Men, Hacksaw Ridge, and Breaking & Exiting. The son of popular actor and filmmaker Mel Gibson, Milo Gibson followed in the footsteps of his father to establish himself in the American film industry.

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Mason Ramsey
(Singer)
Mason Ramsey
30
Birth Year: 2006
Birthplace: Illinois
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Amar'e Stoudemire
(American-Israeli Professional Basketball Coach and Former Player)
Amar'e Stoudemire
6
Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Lake Wales, Florida, United States

Known as much for his basketball skills, as for his towering 6’10” height, Amar'e Stoudemire has played for major teams such as the New York Knicks and the Phoenix Suns. An Olympic bronze medal winner, he now coaches the NBA team Brooklyn Nets. He also founded the Each One, Teach One foundation.

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Clu Gulager
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Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Holdenville, Oklahoma, United States
Died: August 5, 2022
Clu Gulager is best known as Billy The Kid from the series The Tall Man. He has also appeared in several horror films, such as The Feast franchise, A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2, and The Return of the Living Dead, and directed a Palme d'Or-nominated short film.
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Paul Scholes
(English Former Football Player Who was One of the Best Midfielders of His Generation)
Paul Scholes
9
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Salford, England, United Kingdom
Paul Scholes, former Manchester United midfielder, had a 20-year stint with the team, winning major titles, including 11 Premier Leagues, 3 FA Cups, and 2 UEFA Champions Leagues. Over the course of his 718 appearances for the team, he has won 25 trophies. He now coaches Salford City.
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Christian Horner
(British Retired Racing Driver & Current Team Principal of 'Red Bull Racing')
Christian Horner
5
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Royal Leamington Spa

Christian Horner is a British retired racing driver. He is currently serving as the Team Principal of Red Bull Racing, which competes in Formula One. Over the years, he has helped the team win many world titles, including five World Drivers' Championship titles. Christian Horner has also served as the head of Arden International, which competed in International Formula 3000.

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Kimberly J. Brown
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Marnie Piper’ in the ‘Halloweentown’ Films)
Kimberly J. Brown
3
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Best known as Marnie Piper from the Halloweentown movies, Kimberly J. Brown was also seen as Marah Lewis in the soap Guiding Light. She gained fame with her comedy videos on her TikTok channel, officialkimberlyjbrown. She also runs an Etsy shop and has co-written a Halloween-themed children's book.
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Pullela Gopichand
(The Second Indian to Win the All England Open Badminton Championship)
Pullela Gopichand
5
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh, India

The second Indian badminton player to win the All-England Open Badminton Championships, Indian badminton star Pullela Gopichand now coaches the Indian national team. He was 11 when he began playing the sport. An Asian Championship bronze winner, he has been awarded countless honors, such as the Arjuna Award and the Padma Bhushan.

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Noah Gray-Cabey
(Pianist, Actor)
Noah Gray-Cabey
9
Birth Year: 1995
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Royal Dano
(Actor)
Royal Dano
6
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 15, 1994
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Janette Manrara
(Choreographer and Dancer Known for Her Appearance in TV Show ‘So You Think You Can Dance’)
Janette Manrara
4
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Miami-based Cuban dancer Janette Manrara is best known for her stint on the reality show Strictly Come Dancing. Fans have also loved her in Glee, Burn the Floor, and So You Think You Can Dance. She is married to her Strictly Come Dancing co-star Slovenian dancer Aljaž Škorjanec.
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Magdi Yacoub
(Heart Surgeon)
Magdi Yacoub
13
Birth Year: 1935
Birthplace: Belbin, Ashraqya, Egypt

Magdi Yacoub is a retired professor who worked at Imperial College London. He is best known for his work in repairing heart valves, a procedure which came to be known as the Ross-Yacoub procedure. In 1983, he performed the United Kingdom's first combined lung and heart transplant. Also a humanitarian, Yacoub co-founded the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Foundation in 2008.

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Joanna Pettet
(Retired Actress)
Joanna Pettet
1
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Retired English actress Joanna Pettet is best known for her role in the Broadway play Poor Richard, for which she won a Theatre World Award. She studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and began her career as a stage actress. She eventually started acting in films and TV shows as well.

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Harry Lennix
3
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
(First President of Nigeria)
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
6
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Zungeru, Nigeria
Died: May 11, 1996

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe was a Nigerian political leader and statesman. From 1963 to 1966, Azikiwe served as the first president of Nigeria. Often referred to as the Father of Nigerian Nationalism, Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe played an important role in Nigeria's struggle for independence. He is also credited with establishing the University of Nigeria (UNN).

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Waqar Younis
(Former Cricket bowler)
Waqar Younis
9
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Vehari, Pakistan

Waqar Younis is a Pakistani former cricketer, commentator, and coach. During his playing career, he captained the Pakistan national cricket team. He played as a right-arm fast bowler and is still counted amongst the greatest bowlers to have played the game. He became a coach after his retirement and was once the head coach of the Pakistani cricket team. 

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Attallah Shabazz
(Malcolm X's Daughter)
Attallah Shabazz
5
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York
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Oksana Baiul
(Figure Skater)
Oksana Baiul
25
Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine
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Aurelia Dobre
(Romanian Former Artistic Gymnast and the 1987 World All-Around Champion)
Aurelia Dobre
11
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Aurelia Dobre is a Romanian former artistic gymnast who won three gold medals at the 24th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in 1987. In the same World Championships, she won two bronze medals. In 1988, she helped her team win the silver medal at the Summer Olympics. In 2016, she was made an inductee of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

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Miguel Sandoval
1
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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José Saramago
(Portuguese Writer and Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1998)
José Saramago
1
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Azinhaga, Portugal
Died: June 18, 2010

José Saramago was a Portuguese writer who was honored with the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature. Saramago's books have sold more than two million copies in Portugal alone and have been translated into 25 languages. Among other awards, Saramago has also been honored with the Camões Prize and America Award. He is also credited with establishing the José Saramago Foundation.

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Elpidio Quirino
(Former President of the Philippines)
Elpidio Quirino
1
Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: Vigan City, Philippines
Died: February 29, 1956

Elpidio Quirino was a Filipino politician and lawyer. From 1948 to 1953, Quirino served as the president of the Philippines. He was serving as the vice-president when he succeeded the presidency after the sudden death of incumbent President Manuel Roxas. In 2016, a memorial was established in Tokyo, Japan, in his honor.

Kate Miller-Heidke
2
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Gladstone Central, Australia

Award-winning Australian singer Kate Miller‐Heidke specializes in both contemporary pop and classical music. Apart from releasing multi-platinum hits such as Last Day on Earth, she has also composed the opera Rabbits and performed at various international music festivals. Her album O Vertigo! became the fastest crowdfunded project on Pledge.

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Dwight Gooden
(Baseball Players)
Dwight Gooden
3
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, USA
 41 
Patricia Barry
1
Birth Year: 1921
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa, United States
Died: October 11, 2016
 42 
Daws Butler
(Actor, Dub actor)
Daws Butler
1
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Toledo
Died: May 18, 1988
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Levy Tran
(Actress and Model)
Levy Tran
1
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
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Barbara Lee Payton
3
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States
Died: May 8, 1967
 45 
W. C. Handy
(Composer)
W. C. Handy
2
Birth Year: 1873
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: March 28, 1958
 46 
Robert Nozick
(Philosopher, University Teacher)
Robert Nozick
0
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 23, 2002
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Michael Irby
1
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Palm Springs, California, United States
 48 
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
(French Actress, Screenwriter and Film Director Famous for Her Role as 'Carla Bernaschi' in Film 'Human Capital')
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
0
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi is an Italian-French actress and director notable for her movie It's Easier for a Camel... and Human Capital. The actress rose to fame in 1993 with the movie Normal People Have Nothing Exceptional. Her movie A Castle in Italy was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2013. 
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Mackenyu
(Actor)
Mackenyu
0
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, California, United States
 50 
Jo Jo White
(Basketball Player)
Jo Jo White
1
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 16, 2018

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on November 16

Personality
Like all Scorpions, November 16 individuals are charming and charismatic with a deep sense of empathy and compassion. They are naturally intuitive and blessed with a soft and sensitive emotional nature. People with this birthday are mostly attracted to anything that has a sense of mysteriousness in it. In addition to this, these people also have a fascination for practical ideas as well. They are lively, chatty and observant with a sense of humor. What makes these individuals stand out from the crowd is their strong streak of independence and an affinity for unusual taste and interest. They are not easily influenced and believe in forming their own opinions and beliefs. November 16 folks are intellectual and rational with an imaginative mind and intuitive and instinctive approach. They are unselfish and are blessed with a sociable temperament. Individuals born on this date greatly value and acknowledge family life and privacy.

Health
November 16 natives have little consciousness about health matters. Mostly, these people take their well-being for granted and do little to maintain sound health. As such, they may experience illness once in a while. The sickness may also arise due to the fact that these individuals have a tendency to push beyond the limits. For them to remain healthy physically as well as mentally, indulging in exercising daily is vital and imperative. Being surrounded by all things nice and beautiful would be greatly beneficial as it would calm and relax the mind and enhance overall vitality. Also, the environment would assist in expelling any accumulated tension and anxiety.

Finance
Financial condition of individuals born on November 16 is far from being average. These people have a casual approach towards money and have a tendency to indulge in impulsive buying. Overspending is also one of the trademarks of those born on this date. Additionally, the impatient attitude adds on to the financial woes and makes it difficult for these people to save anything for future. What’s more, due to these habits, November 16 individuals often indulge in taking credit in their earlier days which can cause tension and anxiety later on.  

Career
Endowed with a highly independent mind and decision making skills, November 16 folks do well in the field of self-employment. They are mostly interested in working for themselves and can achieve success quickly when working for themselves. Additionally, these individuals can also try their hand in the field of research and writing. Since November 16 folks are blessed with an empathetic and sympathetic mind, they can find utmost satisfaction while taking up a job in a public service sector as well.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Scorpions born on November 16 take their relationships very seriously. They are considerate towards their parents and siblings and naturally passionate and romantic towards their partner. At the time of choosing a soul mate, these people mostly judge from the heart rather than from the head. An ideal partner is one who provides strong emotional support and happiness. Till the time a November 16 individuals does not find his/her soul mate, he/she remains insecure and apprehensive. Only when they find their true mate, the insecurities fill up and they become contented. In the relationship, November 16 folks tend to get suspicious, jealous and stubborn. They can also be demanding and sensitive. However, these individuals are affectionate, thoughtful and supportive at the same time and keen on keeping the relationship balanced and exciting. November 16 folks believe in bestowing their children with complete freedom and independence. They encourage them to form their own opinions and find their own values.

Lucky Color: Dark Green
Lucky Number: 7, 16, 25, 34, 43, 52
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 7, 16, 25