Happy birthday Scarlett Pomers, born November 28, 1988.
Scarlett Noel Pomers is an American actress and singer-songwriter. Her most recognizable roles have been as Naomi Wildman on Star Trek: Voyager (1998–2001) and Kyra Hart on the television series Reba (2001–2007). Her debut EP, entitled Insane, was released January 7, 2010.
Pomers made her acting debut at the age of three in Michael Jackson’s music video, “Heal the World” (1992). She then began doing commercials and has filmed over three dozen to date. She has also starred in a number of television shows, including Judging Amy, That’s Life, and Touched by an Angel.
Pomers was five years old when she made her debut on the silver screen in The Baby-Sitters Club. She also appeared in Slappy and the Stinkers, Happy, Texas, Erin Brockovich, and TV-movies Geppetto, as well as appearing on the Disney Channel film, A Ring of Endless Light.
Pomers’ first major role began in 1998 as Naomi Wildman on the UPN sci-fi program Star Trek: Voyager. She appeared in 17 episodes over three years and won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Drama Series: Supporting Young Actress. She then joined the cast of the WB series Reba, playing Kyra Hart, the younger daughter of Reba and Brock Hart (Reba McEntire and Christopher Rich). Pomers stayed with the show until it ended in 2007.
As a singer, Pomers founded the band SCARLETT, sometimes known as the “Scarlett Pomers Band.
Happy birthday Karen Gillan, born November 28, 1987.
Karen Sheila Gillan is a Scottish actress, director, and screenwriter. She is known for the role of Amy Pond, companion to the Eleventh Doctor, in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who (2010–13).
In film, she has starred as Jane Lockhart in Not Another Happy Ending (2013), Kaylie Russell in the horror film Oculus (2013), and Nebula in the Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and its sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).
She took part in the films Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and its sequel (2019).
In 2017, she wrote and directed her first feature film, The Party’s Just Beginning.
Edward Allen Harris is an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. His performances in Apollo 13 (1995), The Truman Show (1998), Pollock (2000) and The Hours (2002) earned him critical acclaim in addition to Academy Award nominations.
Harris has appeared in several leading and supporting roles, such as in The Right Stuff (1983), The Abyss (1989), State of Grace (1990), Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Nixon (1995), The Rock (1996), Stepmom (1998), A Beautiful Mind (2001), Enemy at the Gates (2001), A History of Violence (2005), Gone Baby Gone (2007), Snowpiercer (2013), and Mother! (2017). In addition to directing Pollock, Harris also directed the western Appaloosa (2008).
In television, Harris is notable for his roles as Miles Roby in the miniseries Empire Falls (2005) and as United States Senator John McCain in the television movie Game Change (2012), the latter of which earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film.
He stars as the Man in Black in the HBO science fiction-western series Westworld, for which he earned a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Happy birthday Alison Pill, born November 27, 1985.
A former child actress, Pill began her career at age twelve, appearing in numerous films and television series.
She transitioned to adult roles and her breakthrough came with the television series The Book of Daniel (2006).
That same year, she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in The Lieutenant of Inishmore (2006).
Pill had prominent roles in the films Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004), Plain Truth (2004), Milk (2008), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Midnight in Paris (2011), Zoom (2015), Vice (2018), the television series In Treatment (2009), The Pillars of the Earth (2010), The Newsroom (2012–14) and American Horror Story: Cult (2017).
She has been cast as Dr. Agnes Jurati in CBS All Access’s upcoming Star Trek series, Star Trek: Picard, centered on an older Jean-Luc Picard, the Starfleet captain from Star Trek: The Next Generation.