Famous People Born in November 1912

  • Nov 2 Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, Finnish composer, born in Porvoo, Finland (d. 1986)
  • Nov 3 Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay (1954-89)
  • Nov 4 H "Giff" Vivian, cricketer (father of Graham 1st Test for NZ at 18)
  • Nov 4 Pauline Trigere, fashion designer (Bell Bottoms)
  • Nov 4 Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, composer
  • Nov 8 Jean-Louis Martinet, composer
  • Nov 8 Joseph Fattorini, businessman
  • Nov 8 June Havoc [Ellen Evangeline Hovick], Canadian-born American stage and screen actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2010)
  • Nov 10 Salvador Contreras, Mexican composer ( Grupo de los cuatro), born in CuerĂ¡maro, Guanajuato (d. 1982)
  • Nov 11 Cissie Elizabeth Charlton, football matriarch
  • Nov 11 Thomas C. Mann, American diplomat (d. 1999)
  • Nov 12 Alphonse [Tuffy] Leemans, NFL fullback (NY Giants)
  • Nov 14 Barbara Hutton, American heiress (Woolworth)
  • Nov 16 Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, author (Weird White)
  • Nov 16 George Petrie, American actor (Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Honeymooners), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1997)
  • Nov 18 Arthur Peterson, American actor (Soap, Mission: Impossible, Crisis), born in Mandan, North Dakota (d. 1996)
  • Nov 18 Jaap Meijer, [Saul van Messel], Dutch historian/rabbi in Paramaribo
  • Nov 19 George E Palade, Romanian/US cell biologist (ribosomen, Nobel 1974)
  • Nov 20 Otto von Habsburg, Austrian-German nobleman, head of the Habsburg house
  • Nov 21 Anne Bolt, photo-journalist/trade unionist
  • Nov 21 Eleanor Powell, American actress and tap dancer (Born to Dance, Born to Dance), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1982)
  • Nov 22 Doris Duke, multi-millionaire (American Tobacco heiress), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 22 Eric Stuart Woord, archaeologist
  • Nov 23 Det Glynn, teacher/anti-apartheid activist
  • Nov 23 George O'Hanlon, American actor (Calvin-Life of Riley, George Jetson), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1989)
  • Nov 24 Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher (Johnson murderer!)
  • Nov 24 Garson Kanin, playwright/producer (Double Life), born in Rochester, New York
  • Nov 24 Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish actress (Pawnbroker, Easy Money), born in Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland (d. 2005)
  • Nov 24 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger
  • Nov 26 Eric Sevareid, Velva ND, newscaster (CBS Weekend News)
  • Nov 26 Eugene Ionesco, Slatina Romania, dramatist (Rhinoceros)
  • Nov 26 Gunnar Johannes Sonstevold, composer
  • Nov 27 David Merrick, [Margulois], Broadway producer (Hello Dolly), born in Hong Kong
  • Nov 27 Howard de Walden, English landowner/multi-millionaire
  • Nov 28 Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany)
  • Nov 28 Morris Louis, US painter (post abstract)
  • Nov 29 Viola Smith, American drummer (one of the first professional female drummers)
  • Nov 30 Constant Stotijn, Dutch oboist (Residence Orchestra)
  • Nov 30 Gordon Parks, Ft Scott KS, film director/author (Learning Tree)