Famous People Born On November 17th

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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
(Canadian Actress Known for Her Films: ‘Mean Girls', 'The Notebook' and 'Spotlight')
Rachel McAdams
47
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
(Actor, Director, Producer)
Danny DeVito
24
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
(Actor)
Tom Ellis
24
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
41
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
(Director, Producer and One of the Major Figures of the 'New Hollywood' Era)
Martin Scorsese
15
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
(Drag Queen & Producer, Host and Judge of the Reality TV Show 'RuPaul's Drag Race')
RuPaul
31
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
7
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.

 8 
Gordon Lightfoot
(Singer, Songwriter)
Gordon Lightfoot
10
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 
Cyril Ramaphosa
(President of South Africa)
Cyril Ramaphosa
16
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.

 10 
Leslie Bibb
(Actress, Model)
Leslie Bibb
20
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 
Sophie Marceau
(French Actress Known for Her Films: 'Braveheart', 'Anna Karenina' and 'The World Is Not Enough')
Sophie Marceau
10
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.
 12 
Jeff Buckley
(Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist)
Jeff Buckley
9
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.

 13 
Eliud Kipchoge
(Long-distance runner)
Eliud Kipchoge
14
Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Kapsisiywa, Nandi County, Kenya
 14 
Eric Nam
(Singer-songwriter)
Eric Nam
4
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.
 15 
Stephen Root
(Known as the Voices of ‘Bill Dauterive’ and ‘Buck Strickland’ in the Animated Series ‘King of the Hill’)
Stephen Root
5
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.

 16 
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Actress and Singer)
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
6
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.
 17 
Lev Vygotsky
(Psychologist)
Lev Vygotsky
2
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.

 18 
Daisy Fuentes
(MTV's First Latina VJ and the First Latina Spokesperson for Cosmetic Company 'Revlon')
Daisy Fuentes
11
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.

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Ronnie DeVoe
(Singer)
Ronnie DeVoe
1
Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 20 
Yolanda King
(Civil Rights Activist and Daughter of Civil Rights Leader 'Martin Luther King Jr.')
Yolanda King
12
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. 

 21 
Diane Neal
(Actress)
Diane Neal
8
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
 22 
Lauren Hutton
(Model, Actress)
Lauren Hutton
6
Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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 23 
Dean Paul Martin
(Son of American Entertainer Dean Martin)
Dean Paul Martin
4
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.

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
5
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.

 25 
Lee Strasberg
(Actor, Director)
Lee Strasberg
1
Birth Year: 1901
Birthplace: Budaniv, Ukraine
Died: February 17, 1982
 26 
Rance Howard
3
Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, USA
Died: November 25, 2017
 27 
Chanda Kochhar
(CEO of ICICI Bank)
Chanda Kochhar
3
Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Jodhpur, India
 28 
Shelby Foote
(Writer)
Shelby Foote
1
Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: June 27, 2005
 29 
Lorne Michaels
(Creator and Producer of 'Saturday Night Live')
Lorne Michaels
3
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.

Jonathan Ross
2
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 
Harry Lloyd
3
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: London, England, UK
 32 
Louis XVIII of France
(King of France (1814-1824))
Louis XVIII of France
0
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.

 33 
Peter Edward Cook
(Actor, Comedian, Satirist, Writer)
Peter Edward Cook
2
Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Died: January 9, 1995
 34 
Jacob Eason
(American football player)
Jacob Eason
0
Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Lake Stevens, Washington, United States
 35 
Minkah Fitzpatrick
(American football player)
Minkah Fitzpatrick
0
Birth Year: 1996
Birthplace: Old Bridge, New Jersey, United States
 36 
Aaron Finch
(Cricketer)
Aaron Finch
3
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.
 37 
David Ramsey
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series 'Arrow' and 'Dexter')
David Ramsey
1
Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

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.

 38 
Moses Sithole
(South African Serial Killer and Rapist)
Moses Sithole
8
Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Vosloorus, South Africa

Moses Sithole is a South African rapist and serial killer who killed at least 38 people between 1994 and 1995. Nicknamed the ABC Killer, as he started murdering women in Atteridgeville before continuing his killing spree in Boksburg and then in Cleveland, Sithole was imprisoned in 1997 and is currently incarcerated in Bloemfontein at the Mangaung Correctional Centre.

 39 
Tom Seaver
(Baseball Pitcher)
Tom Seaver
3
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: August 31, 2020
 40 
Reggie Wayne
(American Football Player)
Reggie Wayne
1
Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
 41 
Dylan Walsh
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Dr. Sean McNamara’ in the TV Series ‘Nip/Tuck’)
Dylan Walsh
3
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.

 42 
Gene Clark
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer)
Gene Clark
2
Birth Year: 1944
Birthplace: Tipton
Died: May 24, 1991
 43 
Brandon Call
1
Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States
 44 
Nani
(Portuguese Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Nani
7
Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Amadora, Portugal

Nani is a Portuguese football player who represented the national team from 2006 to 2017. He played an important role in Portugal's victory at the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship. Nani was also an important player for Manchester United, winning the Premier League four times and the UEFA Champions League in 2008.

 45 
Lorraine Pascale
(Celebrity Cook Known for Her Appearances in TV Shows: 'Baking Made Easy' and 'Home Cooking Made Easy')
Lorraine Pascale
0
Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: London, England
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.
 46 
Christopher Paolini
(American Author Best known for His Tetralogy 'The Inheritance Cycle')
Christopher Paolini
0
Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Best known for his mythical series The Inheritance Cycle, author Christopher Paolini had started writing his first novel, Eragon, at 15. He also stepped into the world of adult sci-fi with To Sleep in a Sea of Stars. He holds the Guinness record for being the youngest bestselling author.

 47 
Luke Kelly
(Singer)
Luke Kelly
0
Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Sheriff Street, Dublin, Ireland
Died: January 30, 1984
 48 
Chris Stirewalt
(Journalist)
Chris Stirewalt
3
Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Wheeling, West Virginia
 49 
Elvin Hayes
(Basketball player)
Elvin Hayes
2
Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Rayville, Louisiana, United States
 50 
Kate Ceberano
1
Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on November 17

Personality
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.

Health
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.  

Finance
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.

Career
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