Famous People Born in November 1901

  • Nov 2 James Dunn, American vaudeville performer, stage and screen actor (Bad Girl; Bright Eyes; A Tree Grows in Brooklyn), born in NYC, New York (d. 1967)
  • Nov 2 Paul Ford, American actor (Phil Silvers Show), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1976)

André MalrauxAndré Malraux (1901-1976)

Nov 3 French novelist and art historian (La Condition Humaine), born in Paris, France

  • Nov 3 Leopold III [Filip von Saksen-Coburg], King of the Belgians (from 1934, abdicated 1951), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1983)
  • Nov 4 Spyridon Marinatos, Greek archaeologist (discovery of the site of an ancient port city on the island of Thera, in the southern Aegean Sea), born in Lixoúrion, Cephalonia, Greece (d. 1974)
  • Nov 4 Yi Bangja, Crown Prince Euimin of Korea (1926-70), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1989)
  • Nov 5 Eddie Paynter, English cricketer (England batting hero in Bodyline series), born in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, England (d. 1979)
  • Nov 6 Juanita Hall, American actress (South Pacific, Flower Drum Song), born in Keyport, New Jersey (d. 1968)
  • Nov 8 Gheorge Gheorghiu-Dej, Romanian communist politician (President of the State Council 1961-65), born in Bârlad, Romania (d. 1965)
  • Nov 8 Szymon Laks, Polish composer (head of prisoners orchestra at Auschwitz), born in Warsaw (d. 1983)
  • Nov 9 John Norrie McArthur, British malariologist and microscopist who invented a handheld field microscope (d. 1996) [1]
  • Nov 11 F. Van Wyck Mason, American historian and author (Three Harbours), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1978)
  • Nov 11 Sam Spiegel, American film producer (On the Waterfront, The Bridge on the River Kwai), born in Jarosław, Austrian Poland (d. 1985)
  • Nov 14 (John) Morton Downey, American pop tenor, known as "The Irish Nightengale", songwriter, radio and television host, born in Wallingford, Connecticut (d. 1985)
  • Nov 17 Joyce Wethered, British golfer (English Ladies' champion 1920–24), born in London, England (d. 1997)
  • Nov 17 Lee Strasberg, Austrian acting coach and actor (The Godfather: Part II, Somewhere in the Night), born in Budzanów, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1982)
  • Nov 17 Max Zehnder, Swiss composer, born in Turgi (d. 1972)
  • Nov 17 Walter Hallstein, West German politician (CDU) (Hallstein doctrine, 1st President of the EU 1958-67)), born in Mainz, German Empire (d. 1982)

Craig WoodCraig Wood (1901-1968)

Nov 18 American golfer (US Masters, US Open 1941), born in Lake Placid, New York

George GallupGeorge Gallup (1901-1984)

Nov 18 American survey sampling pioneer and inventor of the Gallup poll, born in Jefferson, Iowa

  • Nov 22 Joaquín Rodrigo, Spanish composer, born in Sagunto, Spain (d. 1999)
  • Nov 22 Lee Patrick, American stage and screen actress (The Maltese Falcon; Topper (TVseries) - "Henrietta"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1982)
  • Nov 24 Andre Victor Tchelistcheff "the dean of American winemaking", Russian-born American winemaker (Beaulieu wines, Napa Valley) born in Moscow, Russian Empire (d. 1994) [1]
  • Nov 25 Arthur Liebehenschel, Commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp (d. 1948)
  • Nov 25 Tibor Serly, Hungarian violinist and composer (American Elegy), born in Losonc, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1978)
  • Nov 26 Philip Idenburg, Dutch statistician, born in Hillegersberg, Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • Nov 27 Ted Husing, American sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), born in NYC, New York (d. 1962)
  • Nov 29 Mildred Harris, American actress (The Magic Cloak, No, No Nannette), born in Cheyenne, Wyoming (d. 1944)

About November 1901

How Old? 120 or 121 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)