November Birthdays

November 4th Birthdays

If you were born on November 4th, you share a birthday with these famous people:

howie meeker birthday, nee howard william meeker, howie meeker 1947, canadian hockey player, right winger, nh right winger, hockey hall of fame, 1947 calder memorial trophy winner, toronto maple leafs forward, toronto maple leafs 1940s stanley cups, toronto maple leafs 1951 stanley cup, cbc sports broadcaster, hockey night in canada commenatator, howie meekers hockey school, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1923Howie Meeker is 95 (nee Howard William Meeker)

Nonagenarian Canadian NHL right-winger (Toronto Maple Leafs - 1947, 1948 & 1949 Stanley Cups), 1947 Calder Memorial Trophy winner, Hockey Hall of Fame sports broadcaster (Hockey Night in Canada; Howie Meeker's Hockey Schoolborn November 4, 1923. (Howie Meeker 1947 Photo)

loretta swit birthday, nee loretta jane swit, loretta swit 1972, american actress, emmy awards, 1970s television series, hawaii five o guest star, gunsmoke guest star, mash major margaret hot lips houlihan, the love boat guest star, mannix guest star, gunsmoke guest star, love american style guest star, 1970s movies, stand up and be counted, deadhead miles, freebie and the bean, race with the devil, 1980s films, sob, beer, whoops apocalypse, 1990s movies, forest warrior, beach  movie, 1970s television game shows, match game 73 panelist, the 10000 pyramid celebrity contestant, 1990s tv shows, the big battlaions cora lynne, married dennis holahan 1983, divorced dennis holahan 1996, friends harry morgan, friends alan alda, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1937Loretta Swit is 81

Emmy Award-winning American singer, actress & game show contestant of stage, TV (Hot Lips Houlihan on M*A*S*H; The $10,000 Pyramid; Match Game; Gunsmoke; Mannix), movies (Race With the Devil; S.O.B.; Beer), and octogenarian born November 4, 1937. (Loretta Swit 1972 M*A*S*H Photo)

markie post birthday, nee marjorie armstrong post, markie post 1988, american actress, emmy awards, 1980s movies, gangster wars, 1980s television mini series, the gangster chronicles chris brennan, semi tough barbara jane bookman, the fall guy terri michaels, night court christine sullivan, 1990s tv shows, hearts afire georgie anne lahti hartman, odd man out julia whitney, 1990s movies, theres something about mary, 2000s tv series, scrubs lily reid, 2000s television shows, voice actress, transformers prime june darby, 2000s movies, card sharks model, the 10000 dollar pyramid contestant, super password contestant, 1980s game show celebrity contestant, associate producer double dare, 2010s films, muffin top a love story, sweet sweet summertime, camp cool kids, four christmases and a wedding, 2010s television series, rack and ruin betsy, chicago pd barbara bunny fletcher, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1950Markie Post is 68 (nee Marjorie Armstrong Post)

American senior, TV game show producer (Double Dare), actress of TV (Christine Sullivan on Night Court; Terri Michaels on The Fall Guy; Georgie on Hearts Afire; The Gangster Chronicles) and movies (There's Something About Mary), born November 4, 1950. (Markie Post 1988 Photo: Alan Light

jacques villeneuve sr birthday, nee jacques joseph villeneuve, aka uncle jacques, jacques villeneuve sr 2015, canadian race driver, canadian motorsport hall of fame, 1980s world championship snowmobile derby winner, powerboat racer, formula one race car driver, cart racing driver, uncle of jacque villeneuve jr, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1953Jacques Villeneuve Sr. is 65 ("Uncle Jacques")

Canadian Motorsport Hall of Fame World Championship Snowmobile Derby winner (1980, 1982, 1986), Formula One and CART race car driver, uncle of Jacques Villeneuve (1995 Cart & 1997 Formula One  champion), and senior, born November 4, 1953. (Jacques-Joseph Villeneuve 2015 Photo: Veilleux79)

kathy griffin birthday, nee kathleen mary griffin, kathy griffin 2010, american comedianne, stand up comedy, producer, screenwriter, tv hostess, voice actress, character actress, emmy awards, grammy awards, best comedy album 2014, 1990s movies, pulp fiction, its pat the movie, the unborn, shakes the clown, four rooms, the cable guy, trojan war, courting courtney, cant stop dancing, dill scallion, whos the caboose, muppets from space, 1990s television series, premium blend hostess, the rosie odonnell show guest hostess, saturday night special screenwriter, ned and stacey jeannie, seinfeld sally weaver, 2000s tv shows, kathys so called reality hostess, the mole winner, whose line is it anyway guest, hollywood squares panelist, madtv special guest, kathy griffin my life on the d list, larry king live guest hostess, dilbert voice of alice, suddenly susan vicki groener, 2000s films, intern, enemies of laughter, on edge, run ronnie run, dirty love, her minor thing, lovewrecked, 2010s movies, hall pass, 2010s television shows, kathy hostess, anderson live cohostess, fashion police hostess, the view guest cohostess, jimmy kimmel live guest cohostess, kathy tv series, steve wozniak relationship, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1960Kathy Griffin is 58 (nee Kathleen Mary Griffin)

Grammy & Emmy Award-winning 55+ American stand-up comedienne, producer, screenwriter, hostess,&  actress of TV (Vicki Groener on Suddenly Susan; Kathy; Jimmy Kimmel Live; Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List; The Mole), born November 4, 1960. (Kathy Griffin 2010 Photo: Greg Hernandez)

ralph macchio birthday, nee ralph george macchio jr, ralph macchio 2013, american producer, director, screenwriter, 1980s movies, up the academy, the outsiders, the karate kid, teachers, crossroads, the karate kid part ii, distant thunder, the karate kid part iii, 1980s television series, eight is enough jeremy andretti, 1990s films, too much sun, my cousin vinny, naked in new york, cant be heaven, 2000s movies, a good night to die, beer league, rosencrantz and guildenstern are undead, 2000s tv shows, ugly betty archie rodriguez, 2010s television shows, dancing with the stars celebrity contestant, producer cobra kai daniel larusso, happily divorced frankie, psych guest star, the deuce officer haddix, kevin can wait alviti, 2010s films, hitchcock, hes way more famous thtn you, a little game, lost cat corona, a dog and pony show, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1961Ralph Macchio is 57 (nee Ralph George Macchio Jr.)

American 55+ actor of movies (The Karate Kid films; My Cousin Vinny; The Outsiders; Teachers; Crossroads; Beer League; Distant Thunder; Naked in New York; Can't Be Heaven) and TV (Eight is Enough; Ugly Betty; The Deuce; Cobra Kai), born November 4, 1961. (Ralph Macchio 2013 Photo: Rob DiCaterino)

jeff probst birthday, jeff probst 2008, american producer, screenwriter, director, actor, television series host, emmy wards, 1990s television series, sound fx, backchat host, rock and roll jeopardy host, hollywood on trial host, dave barlia extreme stuntman host, 2000s tv shows, madtv host, jeopardy celebrity contestant, producer survivor host, fillmore voice of vice principal raycliff, 2000s movies, finders fee, 2010s films, kiss me, 2010s television shows, bow madness, the jeff probst show host, live with kelly guest host, rachel ray celebirty cohost, two and a half men, julie berry relationship, author, stranded, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1961Jeff Probst is 57

Emmy Award-winning 55+ American producer, screenwriter, director, actor & host of TV (Survivor host since 2000; The Jeff Probst Show; Emmy Awards; Backchat; MADtv; Jeopardy!; Bow Madness), and movies (Kiss Me; Finder's Fee), born November 4, 1961. (Jeff Probst 2008 Photo: Kristin Dos Santos

seniors birthdays, older adult birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, generation x birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, happy birthday, senior citizens, centenarian, nonagenarian, octogenarian, septuagenarian, senior celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, remembering, in memory of, memorial, birthday card, birthdays on this day, hot air balloons, sunset, sunrise, scenery(Photo: Joel Sparks)

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on November 4!

And remembering

walter cronkite birthday, nee walter leland cronkite jr, walter cronkite 1960s, american broadcast news journalist, the most trusted man in america, cbs evening news anchor, television news, and thats the way it is, 1936 olympic games television presenter, 1950s television news series, facts we face moderator, its news to me moderator, man of the week moderator, 1950s quiz shows, two for the money, 1954 the morning show host, longines chronoscope tv series panelist, air power documentary narrator, the twentieth century host, the twentyfirst century narrator, you are there tv series host, world war ii war correspondent, author, a reporters life, academy of television arts and sciences hall of fame, peabody awards, excellence in broadcasting, father of mary kathleen cronkite, father of kathy cronkite, father in law of deborah rush, joanna simon relationship, grandfather of walter cronkite iv, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1916, died july 17 2009, celebrity deathsWalter Cronkite (nee Walter Leland Cronkite Jr.)

WWII war correspondent, CBS Evening News TV broadcast journalist "And that's the way it is", TV series host & documentary narrator (CBS Up to the Minute; You Are There; The Twentieth Century), and author (A Reporter's Life) (born Nov. 4, 1916 - died July 17, 2009; age 92). Walter Cronkite died of cerebrovascular disease. (Walter Cronkite Photo: theNerdPatrol)

doris roberts birthday, nee doris may green, doris roberts 2010, american actress, 1960s movies, something wild, no way to treat a lady, a lovely way to die, 1970s movies, the honeymoon killers, little murders, a new leaf, such good friends, the heartbreak kid, the taking of pelham one two three, hester street, 1970s movies, rabbit test, good luck miss wyckoff, the rose, once in paris, 1970s television series, soap flo flotsky, angie theresa falco, barney miller harriet brauer, 1980s tv shows, maggie loretta, romance theatre maggie, remington steele mildred krebs, 1980s movies, number one with a bullet, national lampoons christmas vacation, simple justice, 1990s movies, ladies on sweet street, used people, the night we never met, taffy, my giant, a fish in the bathtub, the grass harp, 1990s television shows, the boys doris greenblatt, dream on angie pedalbee, everybody loves raymond marie barone, 2000s movies, grandmas boy, i see you dot com, keeping up with the steins, play the game, aliens in in the attic, another harvest moon, madeas witness protection, no deposit, emmy awards, married william goyen 1963, autobiography, author, are you hungry dear life laughs and lasagna, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1925, died april 17 2016, celebrity deathsDoris Roberts (nee Doris May Green)

Emmy Award-winning American actress of stage, TV (Marie Barone on Everybody Loves Raymond; Mildred Krebs on Remington Steele; Angie; Dream On; Barney Miller) & movies (Rabbit Test; A New Leaf; The Honeymoon Killers; The Rose; Once in Paris) (born Nov. 4, 1925 - died Apr. 17, 2016; age 90). Doris Roberts died of a stroke. (Doris Roberts 2010 Photo: Angela George

art carney birthday, nee arthur william matthew carney, art carney 1940s, american actor, 1940s radio shows, pot o gold, comedic singer, comedic actor, 1940s television series, the morey amsterdam show, newton the waiter, 1950s tv series, henry morgans great talent hunt, cavalcade of stars ed norton, the honeymooners ed norton, the jackie gleason show, sketch actor, art carney special, 1960s movies, the yellow rolls royce, a guide for the married man, 1970s movies harry and tonto, academy award best actor, ww and the dixie dancekings, won ton ton the dog who saved hollywood, house calls, movie movie, ravagers, steel, sunburn, the late show, 1970s tv shows, lanigans rabbi, police chief paul lanigan, 1980s movies, st helens, take this job and shove it, firestarter, the muppets take manhattan, 1990s movies, last action hero, musician, columbia records artist, comedy novelty songs, the song of the sewer, twas the night before christmas, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1918, died november 9 2003, celebrity deathsArt Carney (nee Arthur William Matthew Carney)

Academy Award-winning American comedic singer-actor on stage, radio (Pot o' Gold), TV (Ed Norton on The Jackie Gleason ShowThe Honeymooners; The Morey Amsterdam Show; Lanigan's Rabbi), and movies (Harry and Tonto; House Calls; Firestarter) (born Nov. 4, 1918 - died Nov. 9, 2003; age 85). Art Carney died of natural causes. (Art Carney c 1940s Photo: Ray Lee Jackson

martin balsam birthday, martin balsam 1958, nee martin henry balsam, american character actor, 1940s television series, guest star suspense, actors studio, 1950s tv series, valiant lady joey gordon, the greatest gift harold matthews, 1950s movies, 12 angry men, time limit, marjorie morningstar, al capone, middle of the night, 1960s movies, psycho, everybody go home, ada, breakfast at tiffanys, cape fear, conquered city, whos been sleeping in my bed, seven days in may, the carpetbaggers, harlow, the bedford incident, a thousand clowns, after the fox, hombre, me natalie, 1960s television shows, naked city guest star, dr kildare dr milton orloff, 1970s movies, catch 22, tora tora tora, little big man, the anderson tapes, confessions of a police captain, summer wishes winter dreams, the taking of pelham one two three, murder on the orient express, all the presidents men, the sentinel, silver bears, blood and diamonds, gardenia, 1980s movies, innocent prey, the goodbye people, death wish 3, st elmos fire, the delta force, 1980s television shows, archie bunkers place murray klein, space senator glancey, ocean don matias quintero, 1990s movies, the silence of the hams, legend of the spirit dog, the last match, academy awards, married joyce van patten 1957, divorced joyce van patten 1962, father of talia balsam, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1919, died february 13 1996, celebrity deathsMartin Balsam

Academy Award-winning American actor of movies (A Thousand Clowns; 12 Angry Men; Psycho; Breakfast at Tiffany's; Cape Fear; The Carpetbaggers) & TV (Murray Klein on Archie Bunker's Place; Valiant Lady; The Greatest Gift; Dr. Kildare) (born Nov. 4, 1919 - died Feb. 13, 1996; age 76). Cause of death for Martin Balsam was a stroke. (Martin Balsam 1958 Decoy Screenshot

gig young birthday, nee byron elsworth barr, gig young 1953, american actor, academy award best supporting actor, 1940s movies, misbehaving husbands, the mad martindales, the gay sisters, air force, old acquaintance, escape me never, the woman in white, the three musketeers, wake of the red witch, lust for gold, tell it to the judge, 1950s films, hunt the man down, target unknown, only the valiant, slaughter trail, come fill the cup, too young to kiss, you for me, holiday for sinners, the girl who had everything, city that never sleeps, arena, torch song, young at heart, the desperate h ours, desk set, teachers pet, the tunnel of love, ask any girl, the story on page one, 1950s television series, the bigelow theatre guest star, 1960s movies, that touch of mink, kid galahad, five miles to midnight, for love or money, a ticklish affair, strange bedfellows, the shuttered room, they shoot horses dont they, 1960s tv shows, the rogues tony fleming, 1970s films, lovers and other strangers, a son in law for charlie mcready, bring me the head of alfredo garcia, a black ribbon for deborah, the killer elite, the hindenburg, game of death, 1970s television shows, gibbsville ray whitehead, married elizabeth montgomery 1956, divorced elizabeth montgomery 1963, married kim schmidt 1978, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1913, died october 19 1978, celebrity deathsGig Young (nee Byron Elsworth Barr)

Academy Award-winning American actor of movies (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?; Teacher's Pet; That Touch of Mink; Young at Heart; Come Fill the Cup; The Hindenburg; Strange Bedfellows; Kid Galahad; Desk Set; Wake of the Red Witch) and TV (The Rogues) (born Nov. 4, 1913 - died Oct. 19, 1978; age 64). Gig Young ended his life by gunshot. (Gig Young 1953 Photo: Talbot Photography)

will rogers birthday, nee william penn adair rogers, aka will rogers sr, nickname the cowboy philosopher, will rogers 1920s, american humorist, new york times 1920s columnist, slipping the lariat over writer, social commentator, cowboy, lariat expert, expert in lassoing, trick roping expert, vaudeville rope act, ziegfeld follies performer, 1920s radio series, the gulf headliners performer, actor, 1910s silent movies, laughing bill hyde, almost a husband, jubilo, 1920s films, water water everywhere, the strange boarder, jes call me jim, cupid the cowpuncher, honest hutch, guile of women, boys will be boys, an unwilling hero, doubling for romeo, a poor relation, one glorious day, the headless horseman, hollywood, tiptoes, a texas steer, happy days, they had to see paris, 1930s movies, so this is london, lightnin, a connecticut yankee, young as you feel, ambassador bill, business and pleasure, down to earth, too busy to work, state fair, doctor bull, mr skitch, david harum, handy andy, judge priest, the county chairman, life begins at 40, doubting thomas, steamboat round the bend, in old kentucky, father of will rogers jr, cherokee descendant, author, rogersism the cowboy philosopher on the peace conference, grandfather of will rogers iv, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1879, died august 15 1935, celebrity deathsWill Rogers (nee William Penn Adair Rogers; "The Cowboy Philosopher")

American humorist, New York Times columnist, cowboy, lariat expert, actor of vaudeville stages & movies (A Connecticut Yankee; Lightnin; State Fair; Judge Priest; Jubilo; The Ropin' Fool; A Poor Relation; The Headless Horseman; Life Begins at 40; Doubting Thomas) (born Nov. 4, 1879 - died Aug. 15, 1935; age 55). Will Rogers died in a plane crash. (Will Rogers c. 1920s Photo; LoC)

kate reid birthday, nee daphne katherine reid, kate reid 1963, british canadian actress, 1950s movies, a dangerous age, 1950s television series, playbill reporter, on camera guest star, armchair theatre guest star, folio guest star, 1960s films, one plus one, this property is condemned, the best damn fiddler from calabogie to kaladar, 1960s tv shows, startime guest star, encounter guest star, playdate guest star, festival guest star, 1970s movies, the sidelong glances of a pigeon kicker, the andromeda strain, the rainbow boys, a delicate balance, shoot, equus, plague, 1970s television shows, the whiteoaks of jalna old adeline, 1980s films, death ship, double negative, atlantic city, circle of two, monkey grip, highpoint, the blood of others, heaven help us, fire with fire, control, sweet hearts dance, signs of life, bye bye blues, 1980s tv series, gavilan marion jaworski, morningstar eveningstar martha cameron, dallas aunt lil trotter, 1990s movies, deceived, 1990s tv mini series, murder in the heartland pansy street, married austin willis 1953, divorced austin willis 1962, married michael sadler, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1930, died march 27 1993, celebrity deathsKate Reid (nee Daphne Katherine Reid)

British-Canadian actress of stage, TV (EncounterDallas; Gavilan; Morningstar / Eveningstar; The Whiteoaks of Jalna; On Camera), & movies (Atlantic City; This Property is Condemned; The Andromeda Strain; Sweet Hearts Dance; Death Ship; Plague) (born Nov. 4, 1930 - died Mar. 27, 1993; age 62). Kate Reid died of brain cancer. (Kate Reid 1963 Photo: Stratford Shakespearean Festival)

cameron mitchell birthday, cameron mitchell 1966, nee cameron mcdowall mitzell, american actor, 1940s movies, what next corporal hargrove, they were expendable, the mighty mcgurk, high barbaree, cass timberland, homecoming, leather gloves, adventures of gallant bess, command decision, 1950s movies, smugglers gold, flight to mars, man in the saddle, death of a salesman, japanese war bride, okinawa, the outcasts of poker flat, the sellout, les miserables, pony soldier, man on a tightrope, powder river, how to marry a millionaire, hell and high water, gorilla at large, garden of evil, desiree, strange lady in town, love me or leave me, house of bamboo, the tall men, the view from pompeys head, carousel, tension at table rock, all mine to give, monkey on my back, escapade in japan, no down payment, 1960s movies, three came to kill, the last of the vikings, erik the conqueror, caesar the conqueror, the black duke, blood and black lace, when stranger meet, the last gun, hombre, 1960s television series, the beachcomber john lackland, the beachcomber narrator, high chaparral buck cannon, 1970s movies, the killers, buck and the preacher, the big game, medusa, the klansman, viva knievel, the swarm, the toolbox murders, 1970s tv series, swiss family robinson jeremiah worth, how the west was won coulee john brinkerhoff, 1980s movies, my favorite year, dixie ray hollywood star, deadley prey, space mutiny, action usa, terror in beverly hills, easy kill, 1990s movies, crossing the line, father of camille mitchell, father of cameron mitchell jr, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1918, died july 7 1994, celebrity deathsCameron Mitchell (nee Cameron McDowell Mitzell)

American actor of TV (Buck Cannon on The High Chaparral; The Beachcomber; Swiss Family Robinson) and movies (Carousel; Leather Gloves; Hombre; Smuggler's Gold; All Mine to Give; Les Miserables; How to Marry a Millionaire; Desiree; Hombre) (born Nov. 4, 1918 - died July 7, 1994; age 75). Cameron Mitchell died of lung cancer. (Cameron Mitchell 1966 Daniel Boone

ruth handler birthday, nee ruth marianna mosko, married elliot handler, mattel cofounder, mattel inc president, barbie doll inventor, daughter barbara handler, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1916, died april 27 2002, celebrity deathsRuth Handler (nee Ruth Marianna Mosko)

American businesswoman married to Mattel co-founder Elliot Handler, inventor of the "Barbie" doll in 1959, inspired by the limitations of the paper dolls her daughter Barbara played with, later Mattel Inc. President (born Nov. 4, 1916 - died Apr. 27, 2002; age 85). Ruth Handler died of colon cancer surgery complications. (Ruth Handler Photo: Courtesy Mattel.com)

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Anita Hamilton

Baby boomer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family and 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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