On this day: November 12

Published On: Nov 12 2012 12:33:13 AM EST   Updated On: Nov 12 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

The Loch Ness Monster smiles for the camera -- sort of, Ellis Island closes, actor William Holden passes away, and Madonna releases "Like a Virgin," all on this day.

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1943: Actor and playwright Wallace Shawn, best known for his roles in the movies "Princess Bride" and "Clueless," is born in New York City. He made his acting debut in Woody Allen's "Manhattan" in 1979 and also starred in "My Dinner with Andre," which he wrote with co-star Andre Gregory. He's also an accomplished voice actor, providing voiceovers for "Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore;" "Family Guy," playing Stewie's evil twin Bertram; "The Incredibles" and the "Toy Story" movies, in which he voices Rex the toy dinosaur.

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