Famous People Born Today- Tennis Champ Boris Becker Is 54

November 22nd


  • Jamie Campbell Bower is 33 (“Twilight” franchise, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1)
  • Jamie Lee Curtis is 63 (“Halloween” franchise, “Freaky Friday,” “The Fog”) (She’s been married to legendary actor/comedian Christopher Guest since 1984)
  • Madison Davenport is 25 (“The Possession,” “Numbers,” “Noah”)
  • Mariel Hemingway is 60 (“Lipstick,” “Manhattan,” “Personal Best”)
  • Scarlett Johansson is 37 (“Lost in Translation,” “The Avengers,” “Iron Man 2,” “Ghost World”)
  • Mads Mikkelsen is 56 (“Casino Royale,” “Hannibal,” “After the Wedding”)
  • Mark Ruffalo is 54 (“The Avengers,” “13 Going on 30,” “Just Like Heaven,” “Shutter Island”)
  • The late Rodney Dangerfield(1921-2004)…he would have been 100(“Easy Money,” “Caddyshack,” “Back to School”)
  • The late Geraldine Page(1924-1987)…she would have been 97(“The Trip to Bountiful”)
  • The late Robert Vaughn(1932 – 2016)…he would have been 89(“The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” “The Magnificent Seven”)


  • Trivium’s Corey Beaulieu is 38
  • Zac Brown Band drummer Chris Fryar is 51
  • Candice Glover is 32 (FAST FACT: She was a finalist on the 12thseason of American Idol)
  • HIM’s Ville Valo is 45
  • Talking Heads bassist Tina Weymouth is 71


  • Monty Python co-founder director Terry Gilliam is 81 (“Time Bandits,” “Brazil,” “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen,” “The Fisher King,” “12 Monkeys,” “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus”)
  • Tennis champ Boris Becker is 54 (He is a six-time major singles champion, including having been the youngest Wimbledon men's champion when he was 17. He also won 13 Masters Series titles, five elite indoor titles (three ATP Tour Finals, a WCT Finals, and a Grand Slam Cup), and an Olympic gold medal in doubles. “Tennis” magazine ranked Becker the 11th best male player of the period 1965–2005)
  • Tennis star Billie Jean King is 78 (King won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles. King won the singles title at the inaugural WTA Tour Championships. King often represented the United States in the Federation Cup and the Wightman Cup. She was a member of the victorious United States team in seven Federation Cups and nine Wightman Cups. For three years, King was the United States' captain in the Federation Cup.)
  • The late First Lady Abigail Adams(1744-1818)(wife of second president, John Adams)
  • The late songwriter Hoagy Carmichael(1899-1981)(Hewrote the song 'Stardust,' one of the most recorded songs of all time, and many other standards of the American songbook.)
  • The late French statesman Charles de Gaulle(1890-1970)(A French general and statesman, de Gaulle was the leader of Free France and the head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic)

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