Celebrities Born On Thanksgiving

This list includes information on famous people born on Thanksgiving loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians and politicians were born on Thanksgiving. While these celebrities all have Thanksgiving birthdays some are born on different dates as the holiday is always observed on the fourth Thursday of November.

Who will you find on this celebs with Thanksgiving birthdays list? Scarlett Johansson lands in the top spot. The Lost in Translation actress was born on Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Day 1984. Johansson has appeared in several movies and TV series including Her, The Avengers, and Under the Skin. Christina Applegate also has a Thanksgiving birthday, Nov. 25, 1971.

NFL superstar Donovan McNabb was born on Nov. 25, 1976. Other famous people with Thanksgiving birthdays include Chuck Schumer, Natasha Bedingfield, and Salli Richardson.

Are you surprised that there are so many famous Thanksgiving birthdays? Take a look at this list and let us know which celeb you'd most like to have over for Thanksgiving dinner in the comments section.

  • Scarlett Johansson
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    Scarlett Ingrid Johansson (; born November 22, 1984) is an American actress and singer. She is the world's highest-paid actress, has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, has made multiple appearances in the Forbes Celebrity 100, and is the recipient of several awards, including a Tony Award and a British Academy Film Award. Born and raised in Manhattan, New York City, Johansson aspired to be an actress from a young age and first appeared on stage in an Off-Broadway play as a child. She made her film debut in the fantasy comedy North (1994), and gained early recognition for her roles in Manny & Lo (1996), The Horse Whisperer (1998), and Ghost World (2001). She shifted to adult roles in 2003 ...more
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Born: 11-22-1984
  • Christina Applegate
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    Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American actress and dancer. As an adolescent actress, she started playing the role of Kelly Bundy on the Fox sitcom Married... with Children (1987–97). In her adult years, Applegate established a film and television career, winning an Emmy Award (for her guest role in the sitcom Friends) and earning Tony and Golden Globe nominations. Applegate has had major roles in several films, including Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991), The Big Hit (1998), The Sweetest Thing (2002), Grand Theft Parsons (2003), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) and its sequel Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), Hall Pass (2011), Vacation ...more
    • Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Born: 11-25-1971
  • Chuck Schumer
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    Charles Ellis Schumer (; born November 23, 1950) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from New York, a seat to which he was first elected in 1998. A member of the Democratic Party, he has also been the Senate Minority Leader since 2017. He first defeated three-term Republican incumbent Al D'Amato before being reelected in 2004 with 71 percent of the vote, in 2010 with 66 percent of the vote, and in 2016 with 70 percent of the vote. He is the current dean of New York's congressional delegation. Before his election to the Senate, Schumer served in the House of Representatives from 1981 to 1999, first representing New York's 16th congressional district before ...more
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States
    • Born: 11-23-1950
  • Natasha Bedingfield
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    Natasha Anne Bedingfield (born 26 November 1981) is an English singer and songwriter. Bedingfield released her debut album, Unwritten, in 2004, which contained primarily up-tempo pop songs and was influenced by R&B music. It enjoyed international success with more than 2.3 million copies sold worldwide. Bedingfield received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the title track "Unwritten", and at the 2005 and 2006 Brit Awards she was nominated for Best British Female Artist. Unwritten also produced her only UK number one, "These Words". Her second album, N.B. (2007), yielded the UK top 10 singles "I Wanna Have Your Babies" and "Soulmate". N.B. was not released ...more
    • Birthplace: Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
    • Born: 11-26-1981
  • Dougray Scott
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    Stephen Dougray Scott (born 26 November 1965) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Ever After (1998), Mission: Impossible 2 (2000), Hitman (2007), and My Week with Marilyn (2011).
    • Birthplace: Glenrothes, United Kingdom
    • Born: 11-25-1965
  • Donovan McNabb
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    Donovan Jamal McNabb (born November 25, 1976) is an American former football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons, primarily with the Philadelphia Eagles. Before his NFL career, he played football and basketball for Syracuse University. The Eagles selected him with the second overall pick in the 1999 NFL draft, and McNabb went on to play 11 seasons with the team, followed by a year each with the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings.McNabb was the Eagles' starting quarterback from 1999 to 2009. During his tenure with the Eagles, he led the team to eight playoff appearances (2000–2004, 2006, 2008 and 2009), five NFC East division championships ...more
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Born: 11-25-1976