Famous People Born On November 8th

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The basic outline of the characteristic of individuals born on November 8 comes under the influence of two planets, Pluto and Saturn. While the former rules the zodiacal group in which these individuals fall, the latter is the governor of the actual date. As such, these two celestial bodies together determine the uniqueness and individuality of those with this birthdate. November 8th folks have a caring and compassionate nature. They are greatly determined and focussed and have an amazing sense of patience and perseverance. However, sometimes, these people are susceptible to getting cynical towards life and need to learn to get more balanced in their attitude. Also, they may have a pessimistic view of life and thus should work towards thinking positively and filling mind with happiness and prosperity.

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 1 
Gordon Ramsay
(One of the Most Influential Chefs)
Gordon Ramsay
106
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Johnstone, Scotland

A celebrated chef and restaurateur, British national Gordon Ramsay is also a writer and television personality. His TV shows about competitive cookery and food is quite popular. The Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, in Chelsea, is his signature restaurant. Known for his bluntness, short temper and strict manner, Ramsay has historically expressed a dislike for vegetarianism and veganism.

 2 
Alfre Woodard
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films ‘Annabelle’ and the Remake of ‘The Lion King’)
Alfre Woodard
18
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Alfre Woodard is an American actress. Considered one of the most accomplished and versatile actresses of her generation, Woodard was named in The New York Times' The 25 Greatest Actors of the 21st Century list in 2020. Also a political activist, Woodard is credited with founding Artists for a New South Africa, which aims at advancing equality in South Africa.

 3 
Joseph James DeAngelo
(Serial Killer)
Joseph James DeAngelo
64
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Bath, New York, United States

Joseph James DeAngelo is an American serial killer, rapist and burglar who carried out his crimes for many years in 1970s and 1980s and was finally captured by the police in 2018. The former police officer and auto mechanic, who was known by various names like Golden State Killer and Visalia Ransacker, was sentenced to life in prison in 2020.

 4 
David Muir
(Journalist)
David Muir
16
Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York
Multiple Emmy- and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning anchor David Muir is best known as a co-host of 20/20 and ABC's World News. His coverage of the 9/11 attacks earned him a National Headliner Award. One of the most-watched U.S. journalists, he was named to People's 2014 Sexiest Men Alive list. 
 5 
Tech N9ne
(Rapper)
Tech N9ne
8
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Rapper Aaron Dontez Yates, better known as Tech N9ne, formed the record label Strange Music with Travis O'Guin. His stage name was inspired by a TEC-9 semi-automatic handgun gifted to him by rapper Black Walt. His music has been featured in video games, TV shows, and films.
 6 
Parker Posey
(Queen of the Indies)
Parker Posey
7
Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Baltimore
Parker Posey, also known as the “Queen of the Indies,” is best known for her work with Christopher Guest in his mockumentaries such as Waiting for Guffman and A Mighty Wind. Audiences also loved her in the series Lost in Space and Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay.
 7 
Minnie Riperton
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)
Minnie Riperton
5
Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: July 12, 1979
 8 
Tara Reid
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Vicky’ in ‘American Pie’ Film Series)
Tara Reid
14
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States

Tara Reid is best known as Vicky from the American Pie movies and Bunny Lebowski from The Big Lebowski. Fans also loved her as April in the TV film Sharknado and its sequels. She appeared in her own travel show, Taradise, and in the eighth season of Celebrity Big Brother.

 9 
Bram Stoker
(Irish Author Best Known for His Horror Novel ‘Dracula’)
Bram Stoker
5
Birth Year: 1847
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 20, 1912
Irish author Bram Stoker wrote the iconic Gothic novel Dracula, which has inspired scores of movies over the years. The Victorian-era author also served as the personal assistant of actor Sir Henry Irving and managed the Lyceum Theatre, which was owned by Irving. He had also written many short stories.
 10 
Masashi Kishimoto
(Manga Artist)
Masashi Kishimoto
18
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Nagi, Okayama Prefecture
Japanese manga artist Masashi Kishimoto is best known for creating the manga series Naruto for the Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine. The series eventually led to several anime, video games, and movies, such as Boruto: Naruto the Movie and The Last: Naruto the Movie, supervised by Kishimoto. 
 11 
Aaron Swartz
(Computer Programmer)
Aaron Swartz
26
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: January 11, 2013
Aaron Swartz was an internet hacktivist, best remembered for creating the web feed RSS, Markdown, and Creative Commons. He also worked with Reddit and founded Demand Progress, which supports internet freedom. He was later charged with computer fraud after breaking into a system at MIT and eventually died by suicide.
 12 
Courtney Thorne-Smith
7
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Courtney Thorne-Smith is best known for her performances as Alison Parker in Melrose Place, as Georgia Thomas in Ally McBeal, and as Lyndsey McElroy in Two and a Half Men. She has also written a novel named Outside In and has been a spokesperson for the Atkins diet.
 13 
Bonnie Raitt
(Blues Singer and Guitarist )
Bonnie Raitt
1
Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States

Bonnie Raitt is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Despite little commercial success at the beginning of her career, Raitt remained persistent until she had her first major hit in 1989. She has been named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time lists. She also supports organizations like Little Kids Rock.

 14 
Kazuo Ishiguro
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)
Kazuo Ishiguro
7
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Nagasaki, Japan
Nobel Prize-winning British-Asian author Sir Kazuo Ishiguro also won the Man Booker Prize for the novel The Remains of the Day. Time named his Never Let Me Go the best novel of 2005. He has also penned several screenplays and songs, and is known for his signature first-person narrative style.
 15 
Daniel Middleton
(Professional Gamer, YouTuber)
Daniel Middleton
20
Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Aldershot
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Esther Rolle
(Former Actress known for Florida Evans in Maude and Good Times)
Esther Rolle
4
Birth Year: 1920
Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Died: November 17, 1998
 17 
Martha Gellhorn
(Novelist & Travel writer)
Martha Gellhorn
8
Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: February 15, 1998
 18 
Dania Ramirez
(Dominican Actress Known for Her TV Series: ‘Heroes’, ‘Entourage’ and ‘The Sopranos’)
Dania Ramirez
7
Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Dominican-American actor Dania Ramirez is best known as Maya Herrera from Heroes, Blanca from The Sopranos, and Alex from Entourage. She has also appeared in films such as X-Men: The Last Stand and series such as Once Upon a Time. A model, too, she has appeared on various magazine covers.
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Jack Osbourne
(Media personality)
Jack Osbourne
3
Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: London, England
Jack Osbourne, son of legendary heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne, gained fame with the reality show The Osbournes. He is a fitness enthusiast and a travel reporter, and has hosted shows such as Saving Planet Earth and Jack Osbourne: Adrenaline Junkie. In 2012, he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. 
 20 
Jessica Lowndes
1
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
 21 
Gretchen Mol
(Actress)
Gretchen Mol
2
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Deep River, Connecticut, United States
 22 
Norman Lloyd
2
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 11, 2021
Norman Lloyd is known for his long association with Alfred Hitchcock, especially as a producer of the anthology series Alfred Hitchcock Presents. He appeared as Mr. Nolan in Dead Poets Society and as Dr. Daniel Auschlander in St. Elsewhere. He has also appeared in several Cavalcade of America radio plays.
 23 
Michael Nyqvist
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Kurt Hendricks’ in the Film ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’)
Michael Nyqvist
3
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: June 27, 2017
Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist is best remembered as Daniel Daréus from the Academy Award for Foreign Language Film-nominated movie As It Is in Heaven. He also played significant roles in the series Beck and Millennium, and the film Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. He died of lung cancer at 56.
 24 
Christiaan Barnard
(Cardiac Surgeon)
Christiaan Barnard
3
Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Beaufort West, South Africa
Died: September 2, 2001
Born to a preacher father of modest means, Christiaan Barnard completed his medical school on scholarships. In December 1967, he revolutionized medical science by performing the first human heart transplant by transplanting 25-year-old accident victim Denise Darvall’s heart into 53-year-old chronic heart patient grocer Louis Washkansky.
 25 
Lauren Alaina
(Singer-songwriter)
Lauren Alaina
6
Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Rossville, Georgia, U.S.
 26 
Dorothy Day
(American Social Activist, Journalist, and Anarchist)
Dorothy Day
3
Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 29, 1980

Dorothy Day was an American social activist, journalist, and anarchist. She is best remembered for co-founding the Catholic Worker Movement along with French activist Peter Maurin. She also co-founded a newspaper called Catholic Worker and served as its editor between 1933 and 1980. In 2001, Dorothy Day was made an inductee of the National Women's Hall of Fame.

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Margaret Mitchell
(Writer of 'Gone with the Wind')
Margaret  Mitchell
5
Birth Year: 1900
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 16, 1949
 28 
Leif Garrett
(known for his breakout role on Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice)
Leif Garrett
6
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
 29 
Nerva
(Roman Emperor)
Nerva
3
Birth Year: 0030
Birthplace: Narni, Italy
Died: January 27, 0098

Nerva was the Roman emperor from 96 to 98. He was aged 66 when he ascended the throne, after serving other emperors for several decades. Even though he ruled for just 15 months, historians consider him a wise and moderate emperor. He selected Trajan as his heir, thus ensuring a peaceful transition of power after his death.

 30 
Bobby Bowden
(One of the Greatest College Football Coaches of All Time)
Bobby Bowden
6
Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama
Died: August 8, 2021
 31 
Jasmine Thompson
2
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: London, England
 32 
Christie Hefner
(Former CEO of Playboy)
Christie Hefner
2
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States
 33 
SZA
(American Singer-Songwriter)
SZA
11
Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Solána Imani Rowe, popularly known as SZA, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. While SZA's music incorporates elements of hip hop, soul, cloud rap, and chillwave, her songs revolve around themes of abandonment, nostalgia, and sexuality. A recipient of BMI Awards and NAACP Image Awards, SZA has also received nominations for an Academy Award and nine Grammy Awards.

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Ken Dodd
(Comedian Known for His Rapid Delivery of One-Liner Jokes, His Frizzy Hair, and Buck Teeth)
Ken Dodd
1
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England
Died: March 11, 2018

Primarily known for his stand-up comedies, Ken Dodd was also a celebrated actor and singer. Working mainly as a solo comedian, he became noted for his rapid delivery of one liner jokes, often interspersed with songs. Over his long career spanning more than six decades, he had also appeared in numerous television productions and had released many hit albums.

 35 
Morley Safer
(Journalist Best Known for His Long Tenure on the News Magazine '60 Minutes')
Morley Safer
0
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: May 19, 2016

Morley Safer was a Canadian-American journalist and correspondent for CBS News. He is best remembered for his tenure on the popular television news broadcast 60 Minutes. Safer is credited with contributing to the success of 60 Minutes, which is the most profitable and most-watched program in television history. During his 60-year career, Morley Safer received several awards including 12 Emmys.

 36 
Keith Lee
(Wrestler)
Keith Lee
1
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
 37 
Jade Pettyjohn
3
Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Little Fires Everywhere fame Jade Pettyjohn performed in children's song and dance troupe before making her way into films and television. She was also a part of the crime drama thriller series Big Sky. 
 38 
L. K. Advani
(Indian Politician Who Served as the 7th Deputy Prime Minister of India from 2002 to 2004)
L. K. Advani
2
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Karāchi, Pakistan

L. K. Advani is a retired Indian politician who served as the Deputy Prime Minister of India from 2002 to 2004. A co-founder of the Bharatiya Janata Party, he has also been the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha on two occasions. He is a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian honor.

 39 
Tom Anderson
(Co-founder of Myspace)
Tom Anderson
1
Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: San Diego, California
Tom Anderson is one of the co-founders of Myspace. He would once automatically be made the first “friend” of first-time users of the platform and thus earned the nicknames "Myspace Tom” and “Tom from Myspace.” He is also interested in photography and made a cameo appearance in Funny People.
 40 
Erica Mena
(Actress and TV Personality Known for Her Reality Show ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’)
Erica Mena
8
Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States

Erica Mena is an American TV personality best known for appearing in Love & Hip Hop: New York. A former video vixen, Mena first gained notoriety when she started appearing in various music videos for artists like Akon, Fabolous, and Chris Brown. Apart from being a TV personality, Mena is also an author; she has written a couple of autobiographies.

 41 
Darla Hood
(Actress)
Darla Hood
4
Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Leedey, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 13, 1979
 42 
Mary Hart
(Television personality)
Mary Hart
3
Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA
 43 
Edmond Halley
(Mathematician known for Calculating the Orbit of a Comet & Was the Second Astronomer Royal in Britain)
Edmond Halley
0
Birth Year: 1656
Birthplace: Haggerston, London, England
Died: January 14, 1742

Edmond Halley was an English astronomer and mathematician who was mainly concerned with practical applications of science. He abandoned college education to travel to St. Helena. He published catalogue of 341 southern stars with telescopically determined locations. Known for his wide range of interest, he helped Newton to publish his magnum opus,  Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica. He used Newton's Law of Motion to compute periodicty of Halley’s Comet.

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Laura Jane Grace
2
Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Fort Benning, Georgia, USA
 45 
George Dantzig
(Mathematician, Computer scientist, Statistician)
George Dantzig
1
Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: May 13, 2005

Mathematician George Dantzig, known for his research on linear programming, was the first to develop the simplex method. The National Medal of Science winner was the son of mathematician and linguist Tobias Dantzig. He was associated with RAND Corporation and also taught computer science and operations research at Stanford.

 46 
Patti Page
(Singer, Actress)
Patti Page
3
Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Claremore, Oklahoma, United States
Died: January 1, 2013
 47 
Giancarlo Stanton
(Baseball player)
Giancarlo Stanton
11
Birth Year: 1989
Birthplace: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, United States
 48 
Rickie Lee Jones
0
Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
 49 
Kaniehtiio Horn
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Gina’ in the TV Series ‘The Man in the High Castle’)
Kaniehtiio Horn
0
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Kaniehtiio Horn is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Kayleigh in the television film Moccasin Flats: Redemption, for which she received a Gemini Award nomination. Although she focused on water polo and swimming as a teenager, Horn went on to become an actress. She is also known for voicing a couple of video game characters.

 50 
Guus Hiddink
(Former Dutch Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Guus Hiddink
0
Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Varsseveld

Guus Hiddink is a Dutch retired footballer who played as a midfielder. He retired as a player in 1982 and started focusing on his career as a manager. Hiddink achieved immense success as a manager as he guided many clubs and countries to achieve various titles. In 2005 and 2006, Guus Hiddink was honored with the prestigious Rinus Michels Award.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on November 8

Personality
The individuals born on November 8th have a highly enterprising personality. These people are ambitious and have a strong sense of purpose which makes them one of their kinds. November 8th folks prefer to live life on their own norms and conditions. They walk on their own path of life, even if the same is difficult resisting any help being provided. These people do not welcome advices or suggestion but are keen on giving one themselves. Judicious and sensible, they often make it big in life. Towards their family members and friends, November 8th individuals are loving, caring, affectionate and attentive, while others may complain of distant behavior.

Health
November 8 individuals have a good understanding of the concept of staying fit and healthy. As such, to maintain the same, these people indulge in a moderate diet, rarely overindulging. They also make sure to include a fitness routine in their day to day living. These people are perfectly aware of the benefits that nutritious foods bring to the body and are also conscious of the workout advantages. The only thing that November 8 individuals need to watch out for and take special precautions is regarding their sexual activities.

Finance
You can call them stingy, tight-fisted or even miser, but that is how they are. November 8th individuals rarely are seen spending their money. They hold on to their greens tightly and part with them only when it is absolutely necessary or when they are tempted to enjoy frivolous pleasure. Else, these people love to stick to their budget and are interested in saving more than spending. They believe in having a secured financial future. Also, they do not believe in taking credit and as such, always make it a point to save.

Career
November 8th individuals aren’t the attention seekers. They instead prefer to work in the background with no limelight of any kind. Hardworking and diligent, these people put their heart and soul when it comes to making a career. They treat their profession quite seriously and make major effort to attain success. It is due to this attitude that these people are seen getting to the topmost position of their profession in little or no time. What makes them different from their counterparts is that fact that November 8th individuals do not believe in taking shortcuts.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Unlike other Scorpions, November 8th folks aren’t the homely types with an affable personality and friendly disposition. Instead, these people most of the times carry a distant and aloof attitude and have a hard time allowing others to get intimate in their lives. They have a very small social circle and stick to the few that they have throughout their life. In matters of love, these people have a romantic spirit but the same gets aroused only when they meet their right partner. Individuals with this birthday feel emotionally for their partner and bestow him/her with immense love and compassion. They are loyal and trustworthy and thus prone to suffering great pain when their partner turns disloyal. As far as parenting is concerned, these people are very serious about it and determined to teach their children about the good things of life and its hardships as well. Though they may seem way too practical, they are of the notion that their children should be well-prepared to deal with what life has to offer.

Lucky Color: Deep Blue, Black
Lucky Number: 8, 17, 26, 35, 44, 53
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 8, 17, 26