11 June: today's birthdays

  • Jean Alesi - French racing driver of Italian origin
  • José Bové - French politician
  • John Constable - English painter
  • Jacques Cousteau - Oceanographer, explorer and filmmaker. He won an Oscar with Louis Malle for the documentary Le Monde du silence
  • Peter Dinklage - American actor, born Peter Hayden Dinklage. Since 2011, he stars in the TV series Games of Thrones as Tyrion Lannister 
  • Shia LaBeouf - American actor
  • Hugh Laurie - English actor, comedian and author. He was Dr. Gregory House in the TV series House
  • Joe Montana - Former American football player
  • Iain Sinclair - English writer and filmmaker
  • Richard Strauss - German composer
  • Gene Wilder - American actor, film director and writer, born Jerome Silberman. He starred in Young Frankenstein 
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