20 November: today's birthdays

  • Joe Biden - American politician. 47th Vice President of the United States
  • Henri-Georges Clouzot - French film director, screenwriter and producer. He is best-known for his thriller films. He directed The Wages of Fear and Les Diaboliques
  • Don DeLillo - American writer, playwright and essayist, born Donald Richard DeLillo. He wrote White Noise, Libra, Mao II, Underworld, and Cosmopolis
  • Bo Derek - American actress, born Mary Cathleen Collins
  • Nadine Gordimer - South African writer, Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991. She wrote against Apartheid in South Africa and two of her books (Burger's Daughter and July's People) were banned
  • Tusshar Kapoor - Indian actor actor, best-known for his films in Bollywood
  • Selma Lagerlöf - Swedish author, the first woman writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1909. She wrote The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
  • Wilfrid Laurier - Canadian politician. He was Canada's first francophone prime minister
  • Peng LiYuan - Chinese first lady. She is married to Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China
  • Nikolaj Ivanovič Lobačevskij (Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky) - Russian mathematician and scientist. Best-known for his work on hyperbolic geometry
  • Mario Martone - Italian film and stage director
  • Eoin Reddan - Irish rugby player
  • Sean Young - American actress. She was Rachael, an experimental replicant, in Blade Runner (1982)
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