Famous People Born On November 17th

The celestial influence of the planetary bodies, Pluto and Saturn determine the personality traits and characteristic of individuals born on November 17. While the planet Pluto rules the zodiacal group in which these individuals fall, Saturn is the governor of the birthdate. Thus, the two planets together cast an influential role in forming the probable personality uniqueness of individuals born on November 17.  Those with this birthdate are intelligent and clever with a helpful and responsible disposition. They are good motivators and have a slight touch of idealism in their being. The only thing that is a matter of concern for November 17 folks is their proneness to stubborn attitude, aloofness, overly moody and slightly controlling behaviour. However, the same mostly crops up due to their disappointment over excessive anticipations. November 17 folks need to tame their expectations to stay blessed. 

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 1 Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: London, Canada

Best known for her comedic and romantic film roles, Canadian actress Rachel McAdams is a very popular figure in Hollywood. Rising to fame in the 2000s, she has worked in many critically acclaimed movies. A socially responsible person, she believes in leading a lifestyle that is eco-friendly and sustainable. She is actively involved with several charities.

 2 Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito
Famous As: Actor, Director, Producer
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Neptune Township, New Jersey, United States

An award-winning actor, Danny DeVito overcame a rare genetic disorder called Fairbank's disease to become an influential figure in the American film industry. Along with Michael Shamberg, he founded a production company called Jersey Films, which went on to produce films like Pulp Fiction. He was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.

 3 Tom Ellis

Tom Ellis
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales

Tom Ellis is a Welsh actor, who gained international prominence after he started playing Lucifer Morningstar in the American DC Comics-based series LuciferAn alumnus of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, he began his career with a role in a BBC TV show. He eventually began appearing in American TV shows and films as well.

 4 Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid
Famous As: Gunman
Birth Year: 1859
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: July 14, 1881

Billy the Kid was a gunfighter of the American Old West whose notoriety grew when he escaped from jail after killing two sheriff's deputies. He remains one of the most notorious personalities of the American Old West, whose life has been often dramatized in popular culture. His story has inspired over 50 films, including Billy the Kid, and The Outlaw.

 5 Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese
Famous As: Director, Producer
Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States

Martin Scorsese is widely considered one of the most influential and significant film directors in the history of the American film industry. One of the most decorated film directors, Scorsese has nine Oscar nominations, the most for any living director. He has also founded many non-profit organizations like The Film Foundation and World Cinema Foundation.

 6 RuPaul

Famous As: Drag Queen
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

Drag queen, actor, model, singer, and songwriter RuPaul is best known for hosting the reality competition series RuPaul's Drag Race. Considered the most commercially successful drag queen in the United States, he is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards. As an actor, he has appeared in many TV shows and films, often playing himself.

 7 Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: Winnetka, Illinois, United States
Died: October 2, 1985

Considered a heartthrob and one of the most popular movie stars of all time, some of Rock Hudson’s successful movies are the Magnificent Obsession, Giant, Written on the Wind, Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back, Come September and Send Me No Flowers. He also acted in television. It was speculated that he was a homosexual. He died due to AIDS-related illness.

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 8 Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Lightfoot
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Orillia
Canadian folk-rock sensation Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. is best known for his chart-topping tracks such as If You Could Read My Mind and Ribbon of Darkness. He set the tone for the folk-pop genre in the 1960s and 1970s. The 16-time Juno-winner has earned the Governor General's Performing Arts Award.

 9 Sophie Marceau

Sophie Marceau
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Paris, France
Sophie Marceau is best known for her César Award-winning performance in the French comedy La Boum 2. She has also appeared in English films such as Braveheart, Firelight, and The World Is Not Enough. She has written a novel, is a trained cellist, and has delivered an award-winning directorial debut.

 10 Leslie Bibb

Leslie Bibb
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: Bismarck, North Dakota

American actress, Leslie Bibb, gained recognition as a teenager when she starred in the comedy-drama television series, Popular. Apart from television and OTT platforms, she has acted in several films like Iron Man, Wristcutters: A Love Story, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Miss Nobody and Tag. The 2010 film Iron Man 2 is the biggest hit of her career.

 11 Jeff Buckley

Jeff Buckley
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Died: May 29, 1997

Jeff Buckley was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. His only studio album, Grace, was included in Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list. Since his untimely death at the age of 30, Jeff Buckley has been the subject of several documentaries. His death also inspired several artists to record songs in tribute to his life and career.

 12 Eric Nam

Eric Nam
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Korean-American pop singer Eric Nam gained fame with his YouTube covers and soon appeared on Birth of a Great Star 2. Named to Forbes’s 30 Under 30 Asia 2017, he also earned GQ’s 2016 Man of The Year tag. He is best known for his phenomenal debut EP, Cloud 9.

 13 Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge
Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Kapsisiywa, Nandi County, Kenya

 14 Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Lombard, Illinois, United States
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio is best known for her Academy Award-nominated role of Carmen in The Color of Money. She has also delivered stellar performances in movies such as Scarface and The Perfect Storm, and plays such as Man of La Mancha. She appeared as Naz Pouran in the series Limitless.

 15 Lev Vygotsky

Lev Vygotsky
Famous As: Psychologist
Birth Year: 1896
Birthplace: Orsha, Belarus
Died: June 11, 1934

Lev Vygotsky was a Soviet psychologist best remembered for his groundbreaking work on developmental psychology in children. He is also remembered for his work on the relationship between thought and language, which remains influential to this day. A man with various interests, Vygotsky's work covered topics like the philosophy of science and the psychology of art.

 16 Stephen Root

Stephen Root
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Sarasota, Florida, United States

Stephen Root is an American actor whose performance in the TV series Barry earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Also renowned for his voice acting skills, Stephen Root has contributed immensely to the success of several animated TV series, such as King of the Hill. Films that highlight his voice acting skills include Finding Nemo and Ice Age.

 17 Yolanda King

Yolanda King
Famous As: Human rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter
Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: May 15, 2007

African American activist, Yolanda King, was the first-born child of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. Exposed to social justice activism at a young age, she grew up to be an outspoken supporter of civil rights and LGBTQA+ rights. She was also known for her artistic endeavors. She died of heart disease at 51. 

 18 Cyril Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa
Famous As: President of South Africa
Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Soweto

Cyril Ramaphosa is a politician and the current president of South Africa. Also the president of South Africa's popular political party African National Congress (ANC), Ramaphosa played a key role during the nation's transition to democracy during which he served as ANC's chief negotiator. He also played a crucial role in ending apartheid and was considered Nelson Mandela's political heir.

 19 Daisy Fuentes

Daisy Fuentes
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

Cuban-American TV personality Daisy Fuentes became MTV's first Latina VJ and Revlon's first global Latina spokesperson. She also hosted America's Funniest Home Videos and later launched a clothing and haircare line. She has worked for cancer research and other charitable causes, too. She is married to singer Richard Marx.

 20 Diane Neal

Diane Neal
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

 21 Ronnie DeVoe

Ronnie DeVoe
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 22 Dean Paul Martin

Dean Paul Martin
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: March 21, 1987

Dean Paul Martin made his way into pop singing at the age of thirteen when he joined the pop group Dino, Desi & Billy. He earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance in Players. He also became a successful tennis player and competed in junior competition at Wimbeldon. At the age of 16, he obtained his pilot's license.

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 23 Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
Famous As: Army Officer
Birth Year: 1887
Birthplace: London
Died: March 24, 1976

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, was a British Army officer who played important roles in World War I, World War II, and the Irish War of Independence. He commanded the British Eighth Army during the Second World War and also oversaw the operations during the Battle of Normandy. Bernard Montgomery has a couple of statues dedicated to him.

 24 Bojana Novakovic

Bojana Novakovic
Famous As: Actress
Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

Bojana Novakovic is a Serbian-Australian actress known for her portrayal of Det. Lizzie Needham in the American police procedural drama TV series, Instinct. She has also played important roles in films like Generation Um..., Edge of Darkness, Beyond Skyline, and The Little Death. In 2004, she won the Australian Film Institute's Best Actress award for her performance in Marking Time.

 25 Harry Lloyd

Harry Lloyd
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: London, England, UK

 26 Lauren Hutton

Lauren Hutton
Famous As: Model, Actress
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States

 27 Lee Strasberg

Lee Strasberg
Famous As: Actor, Director
Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: Budaniv, Ukraine
Died: February 17, 1982

 28 Chanda Kochhar

Chanda Kochhar
Famous As: CEO of ICICI Bank
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Jodhpur, India

 29 Peter Edward Cook

Peter Edward Cook
Famous As: Actor, Comedian, Satirist, Writer
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Died: January 9, 1995

 30 Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross
Birth Year: 1960
Birthplace: London

Distinguished for his troubled pronunciation of the letter R, Jonathan Ross is a TV and radio presenter who was practically a synonym for the Friday Night with Jonathan Ross show on BBC One, till he left the broadcaster. The flamboyant man who later pursued his career with ITV and Channel 4 is also a comedian and critic and appeared in a number of films.

 31 Shelby Foote

Shelby Foote
Famous As: Writer
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: June 27, 2005

 32 Lorne Michaels

Lorne Michaels
Famous As: Screenwriter, Producer
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Lorne Michaels is a Canadian-American television producer, comedian, and screenwriter. He is credited with creating and producing one of the most popular American TV sketch comedy and variety shows, Saturday Night Live. With 91 nominations for Primetime Emmy Awards under his belt, Lorne Michaels holds the record for having the most nominations by an individual in the award show's history.

 33 Rance Howard

Rance Howard
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, USA
Died: November 25, 2017

 34 Louis XVIII of France

Louis XVIII of France
Famous As: King of France (1814-1824)
Birth Year: 1755
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: September 16, 1824

Louis XVIII of France was the king of France from 1814 to 1824, except for the duration of the “Hundred Days” in 1815.  He was the son of Louis, Dauphin of France, and his wife Maria Josepha of Saxony. He ruled for slightly less than a decade. He was not popular as a king.

 35 Tom Seaver

Tom Seaver
Famous As: Baseball Pitcher
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: August 31, 2020

 36 Jacob Eason

Jacob Eason
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Lake Stevens, Washington, United States

 37 Aaron Finch

Aaron Finch
Famous As: Cricketer
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Colac, Australia
Australian cricketer Aaron Finch became the first cricketer with 900 rating points in the ICC T20I rankings, in 2018. He holds the record for two highest individual scores in T20I cricket. He has also played for various IPL teams.

 38 Minkah Fitzpatrick

Minkah Fitzpatrick
Famous As: American football player
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Old Bridge, New Jersey, United States

 39 Dylan Walsh

Dylan Walsh
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Dylan Walsh is an American actor best known for playing Dr. Sean McNamara in the popular serial medical drama TV series, Nip/Tuck. He has also played important roles in TV films, such as When We Were Young, Divided by Hate, and More Than Meets the Eye: The Joan Brock Story.

 40 Pam Bondi

Pam Bondi
Famous As: Former Florida Attorney General
Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Pam Bondi served as the attorney general of Florida from 2011 to 2019. She campaigned against same-sex marriage and launched an unsuccessful lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act. She was on Trump’s defense team for his January 2020 impeachment trial and is said to have received generous donations from Trump.

 41 Reggie Wayne

Reggie Wayne
Famous As: American Football Player
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 42 Lorraine Pascale

Lorraine Pascale
Famous As: Television cook
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: London, England, UK
British chef Lorraine Pascale has her TV shows in 70 countries worldwide and has sold one million books in UK. A highly successful fashion model in 1990s, Pascale is also the United Kingdom government Fostering and Adoption Ambassador. She was the first British Black model on the cover of American Elle and fronted campaigns for brands like Versace and Gap.

 43 Brandon Call

Brandon Call
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States

 44 Jim Inhofe

Jim Inhofe
Famous As: Politician
Birth Year: 1934
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.

 45 Nani

Famous As: Football player Winger
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Amadora, Portugal

 46 Chris Stirewalt

Chris Stirewalt
Famous As: Journalist
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia

 47 Luke Kelly

Luke Kelly
Famous As: Singer
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Sheriff Street, Dublin, Ireland
Died: January 30, 1984

 48 David Ramsey

David Ramsey
Famous As: Actor
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Best known for his roles in series such as Arrow and Dexter, David Ramsey is also a black belt in the martial art Jeet Kune Do and is well-versed in kickboxing and taekwondo, too. Apart from Arrow, he has played John Diggle/Spartan in three other series, including The Flash and Supergirl.

 49 Gene Clark

Gene Clark
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Tipton
Died: May 24, 1991

 50 Isamu Noguchi

Isamu Noguchi
Famous As: Artist and landscape architect
Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 30, 1988

Isamu Noguchi was an American landscape architect and artist best remembered for designing the iconic Noguchi table. His sculptures are credited with bridging East and West and some of his works are considered landmarks of 20th-century art. In 1982, he won the Edward MacDowell Medal. In 1987, he received the National Medal of Arts for his contribution to the arts. 

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on November 17

Endowed with an ambitious mind and highly focussed and determined approach, November 17 individuals are distinct from their Scorpion counterparts. These people are one of the most hardworking individuals of the zodiacal group. They have a gentle persuasiveness and are extremely clever and intelligent. In addition to this, they have a natural talent for reading the mind of others and are adept at anticipating their thought and actions. November 17 folks possess great leadership skills and are extremely good at motivating and boosting others. What makes these individuals unique from their counterparts is their ability to stay calm and composed under pressure and come out of a tricky situation with ease. These people are generous and creative with an idealistic and humoristic approach to life. the only thing that keeps these individuals going is their craving for praise and appreciation.

November 17 natives are extremely health conscious individuals. They believe in taking extra care of themselves and thus, tend to lay much emphasis on health matters. Due to this, the everyday healthiness of these individuals is mostly sound. What they need to take care of is including nutritious food and healthy diet in the routine. Since these people have an avid need to do everything on a daily basis, they need energetic vigor and utmost stamina. And for the same, having a wholesome diet becomes absolutely necessary. If in case these people tend to fail to eat adequately, their general vitality can really suffer. Apart from this, November 17 individuals need to keep a check on their stress levels on a regular basis. Finding ways to relax and subdue tension would be an ideal option. Listening to music, playing favourite game or reading would help these people relax and unwind.  

Financial stability comes naturally to those born on November 17. These individuals are extremely conscious about managing money and great at budgeting. They keep a close eye on their expenses and are critical at frivolous spending. These individuals are not interested in impulsive buying or shopping and mostly look for opportunities to save for future. However, by no means are these people stingy and instead are often seen donating generously to favoured charitable organization and causes.

Like other Scorpions, being independent, confident, focussed and determined are indispensable traits of those born on November 17. And it is these traits that determine the career choice or route taken by these individuals. What’s more, heightened creativity and gentle persuasiveness are other attributes that help in making an ideal job choice decision for these folks. November 17 natives mostly do well in all types of profession.  However, the best choice is one that allows them to be practical, thoughtful and dependable.
Relationships, Marriage & Children
November 17 individuals greatly value their relationship with parents and other family members. Due to this, they may find it hard to commit to a long term relationship romantically. An ideal partner for November 17 individuals is one with whom they can share strong bonds of friendship and romance. Since these people greatly believe in fate and meeting the destined soul mate, they do not hunt for the perfect partner. They know that it would happen to them automatically. When in a relationship, these people are extremely affectionate and caring. They have high expectations from their partner and want a soul mate who fulfils their need for extreme loyalty and devotion. Also, a partner who lets these people retain plenty of autonomy make a perfect choice for November 17 folks. As parents, these individuals are affectionate and caring. They believe in providing their children complete support and faith.  

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