Famous Birthdays On 22 November

Scarlett Johansson (1984-)

Ranked at number 12 on ‘Men’s Health’ magazine’s list of ‘100 Hottest Women of All-Time’, Scarlett Johansson was also named as the ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ by ‘ Esquire’ magazine. This four-time Golden Globe nominated American actress is one of the most talented, versatile actresses in Hollywood. She has successfully made her way up the ladder, making her mark as a powerful performer and achieving a place among the ‘A List’ actresses in the entertainment industry. Some of her well-known films include, ‘Lost in Translation’, ‘Match Point’, ‘The Nanny Diaries’, ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’, ‘The Avengers’, ‘Hitchcock’, ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ and ‘He’s Just Not That into You’.

 

Hailey Baldwin (1996-)

Hailey Baldwin is an American model and television personality. She is the daughter of actor, producer, and author Stephen Baldwin and the niece of popular actor and comedian Alec Baldwin. Born in Tucson, Arizona, USA, she ventured into modeling as a young girl and created a significant impression when she walked on the ramp at ‘London Fashion Week.’ Having initially appeared in well-known magazines, such as ‘Tatler,’ ‘Love,’ ‘V,’ and ‘i-D,’ she went on to model for some popular fashion brands. In 2014, she appeared in her first commercial campaign for the popular clothing brand, ‘French Connection.’ The same year, she also made her runway debut, walking for ‘Topshot.’

 

Jamie Lee Curtis (1958-)

Jamie Lee Curtis is an American big screen and television actress and also a writer. She came to formally known as Baroness, ‘Lady Haden-Guest’ following her husband’s inheritance of the Barony. Her debut film ‘Halloween’ where she essayed the role of Laurie Strode was a hit and establishing her as a noted actress in the horror genre. Eventually, her remarkable performance in the film landed her other films in the genre including ‘Terror Train’, ‘The Fog’, ‘Roadgames’ and ‘Halloween II’. She earned the title of ‘scream queen’ for her characterisations in horror films. Later she excelled in the comedy genre with equal success and received favourable reviews which established her as a versatile actress.

Oscar Pistorius (1986-)

Oscar Pistorius has proved that disability is not an excuse in living life to the fullest. Although he was amputated when he was barely a year old, being physically challenged did not dampen the spirits of Pistorius, who went on to become a renowned athlete. His dream of being a great Rugby player was shattered when he had to deal with a serious injury during his teens. However, destiny had other plans in store for the young athlete. Encouraged by a South African prosthetist named Van der Watt, Pistorius started pursuing a career as a runner. In a very short span, he shocked the world of sports with his phenomenal athletic abilities, by winning more than a dozen gold medals in the few events that he had participated.

Mark Ruffalo (1967-)

Mark Ruffalo is an American actor, director, and environmental activist. He is best known for portraying the character of the Hulk in movies like ‘The Avengers’ (2012), ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ (2015), ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ (2017), ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ (2018), and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ (2019). From a young age, he was determined to enter show business and attended the ‘Stella Adler Studio of Acting’ to hone his talent. Equipped with a degree from the drama school, he co-founded the ‘Orpheus Theatre Company’ and shouldered multiple responsibilities of being an actor, writer, director, producer, and light boy. As luck would have it, a meeting with playwright Kenneth Lonergan altered his fortune.

Michael K. Williams (1966-)

Michael Kenneth Williams is an American actor, and dancer. He is one of the most recognized and respected artists in the television world. He is best known for playing the roles of Omar Little on the popular HBO series‘The Wire’ and Albert ‘Chalky’ White in HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’. He is also widely recognized due to the scar on his face. The actor was discovered by late American rapper, Tupac Shakur, who also introduced Michael to mainstream cinema by casting him in ‘Bullet’. Since then, the actor has Wplayed major roles in a number of television series including ‘Bullet’, ‘I Think I Love My Wife’, ‘Gone Baby Gone’, ‘Addicts’, and more.

 

Song Hye-kyo (1981-)

Song Hye-kyo is a popular South Korean actress. She came to prominence after her role in the South Korean television drama ‘Autumn in My Heart’. Directed by Yoon Seok-ho, the series was a huge success and is considered a pioneer in Korean melodramatic series. Song’s performance earned her multiple awards and helped her gain popularity. Over the years, she appeared in other TV series such as ‘Full House’, ‘Worlds Within’ and ‘That Winter, the Wind Blows’. She has appeared in several films as well. She made her first appearance on the big screen with a main role in the film ‘My Girl and I’. The film, which was directed by Jeon Yun-su, was based on a novel named ‘Socrates in Love’.

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