Famous People Born Today- Ben Stiller Is 56

November 30th


  • Elisha Cuthbert is 39 (“24,” “House of Wax,” “Old School,” “Happy Endings”)
  • Kaley Cuoco is 36 (“8 Simple Rules,” “Virtuosity,” “Authors Anonymous,” “The Big Bang Theory”)
  • Jessalyn Gilsig is 50 (“Boston Public,” “The Stepfather,” “Glee”)
  • Mandy Patinkin is 69 (“The Princess Bride,” “Chicago Hope,” “Criminal Minds,” “Homeland”)
  • Ben Stiller is 56 (“There's Something About Mary,” “Reality Bites,” “Zoolander,” “Meet the Parents,” “Tropic Thunder,” “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story,” “Starsky & Hutch,” “Heavyweights,” the “Night at the Museum” series)
  • The late Richard Crenna(1926 – 2003)…he would have been 95(“Wait Until Dark,” “Un Flic,” “Body Heat,” “Rambo” series, “Hot Shots! Part Deux,” “The Flamingo Kid.”)
  • The late Robert Guillaume(1927 – 2017)…he would have been 94(“Soap,” “Benson,” “North & South,” “Sports Night,” “Columbus Circle”) (FAST FACT: During a career that has spanned more than 50 years, he has worked extensively on stage – scored a Tony Award nomination – television…which includes winning two Emmy Awards…and film.)


  • Clay Aiken is 43
  • Steve Aoki is 44
  • Billy Idol is 66 (born William Michael Albert Broad) (And as of 2018,he’s also an American citizen)
  • Mavado is 41 (his given name David Constantine Brooks)
  • McFly’s Dougie Poynter is 34
  • The late Mindy McCready(1975 – 2013)…she would have been 47


  • Legendary athlete Bo Jackson is 59 (He played two professional American sports: baseball and football. His prowess spawned Nike's famous Bo Knows ad campaign. This after he won the 1985 Heisman trophy and was selected to the 1990 NFL Pro Bowl as a member of the Los Angeles Raiders. He was also named MVP of the 1989 MLB All-Star game and retired from the majors after playing nine seasons and hitting 141 home runs.)
  • Graphic novelist Robert Kirkman is 43 (“The Walking Dead,” “Invincible, “ “Ultimate X-Men,” “Marvel Zombies”)
  • Writer/director David Mamet is 74 (“The Postman Always Rings Twice,” “Hoffa,” “Wag The Dog,” “Hannibal”)
  • Comedian Colin Mochrie is 64
  • Director Sir Ridley Scott is 84 (“Alien, “Blade Runner,” “Thelma & Louise,” “Gladiator,” “Black Hawk Down,” “American Gangster,” “The Martian”)
  • Model/ TV personality Chrissy Teigen is 36 (FAST FACT: She had one of her first modeling roles as an alternate model on “Deal or No Deal”)
  • The late politician Shirley Chisholm(1924 – 2005)…she would have been 97(She was the first African-American woman elected to Congress in 1968. She represented New York for seven terms in Congress and in 1972 she became the first major-party black candidate for President and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.)
  • The late British statesman Sir Winston Churchill(1874 – 1965)
  • The late broadcasting legend Dick Clark(1929 – 2012)…he would have been 92
  • The late sixties radical Abbie Hoffman(1936 – 1989)…he would have been 85
  • The late Watergate figure/radio personality G. Gordon Liddy(1930 – 2021)…he would have been 91
  • The late author Mark Twain(1835 – 1910)(A renowned author who wrote “Tom Sawyer” and “Huckleberry Finn,” who became famous for his unparalleled wit and storytelling ability. It was his short story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," that brought him international acclaim. Born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, he wrote under the pen name of Mark Twain and is widely considered one of the most important American literary figures.)

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