Famous People Born in November 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Nov 1 William "Sabby" Lewis, jazz pianist/arranger
  • Nov 2 Ray Walston, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Damn Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2001)
  • Nov 2 Johnny Vander Meer, American baseball player, born in Prospect Park, New Jersey (d. 1997)
  • Nov 3 Hallgrimur Helgason, composer
  • Nov 4 Carlos Castillo Armas, Dictator and President of Guatemala (1954-57), born in Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa, Guatemala (d. 1957)
  • Nov 5 Henri J de Koster, Dutch Min of Defense (1971-73)
  • Nov 5 Alton Tobey, American artist (d. 2005)
  • Nov 6 Jonathan Harris, American actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)
  • Nov 7 R. A. Lafferty, American sci-fi author (Devil is Dead), born in Neola, Iowa (d. 2002)
  • Nov 8 Lute T de Cock, student/resistance fighter
  • Nov 8 Norman Lloyd, American actor, producer and director (Dead Poets Society, Alfred Hitchcock Presents), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Nov 8 Peter Mondavi, Napa Valley winemaker (Charles Krug), born in Virginia, Minnesota (d. 2016)

Person of interestHedy Lamarr

Nov 9 Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
  • Nov 9 Colin Falkland Gray, New Zealand fighter ace of the Second World War, born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1995)
  • Nov 11 Daisy Bates, publisher/head (Arkansas NAACP)
  • Nov 11 Hansje Toussaint, [Hermina A Schenk], singer (Sing of the Cross)

  • Nov 11 Howard Fast, American screenwriter (Rachel & the Stranger, Spartacus), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 11 Perry Bass, Texas billionaire
  • Nov 11 Henry Wade, American lawyer (d. 2001)
  • Nov 12 Edward "Henricus" Schillebeeckx, Dutch theologist
  • Nov 12 Roberto Cavanagh, Argentina, polo (Olympic gold 1936)
  • Nov 12 Sylvi Saimo, Finland, 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Nov 14 Eric John Crozier, producer/librettist
  • Nov 14 Florentine Rost van Tonningen-Heubel, Dutch black widow/Nazi
  • Nov 14 Ken Carson, Coalgate Oklahoma, singer (Garry Moore Show)
  • Nov 15 Gheorghe Dumitrescu, composer
  • Nov 15 Jorge Bolet, pianist (C'eurties Instituka), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Nov 17 Archie Campbell, Bullsgap Tenn, comedian (Hee Haw)
  • Nov 20 Emilio Pucci, fashion designer (Neiman-Marcus Award-1954), born in Naples, Italy
  • Nov 22 Peter Woolridge Townsend, war hero courtier writer
  • Nov 23 [Arthur] Wilson "Bob" Tucker, American sci-fi author (Time Masters)
  • Nov 23 Roger Avon, British actor (Doctor Who, Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.), born in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, England (d. 1998)
  • Nov 24 Elise Hoomans, Dutch director and actress (Jane Eyre, Barocco), born in Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1991)

Person of interestJoe DiMaggio

Nov 25 Joe DiMaggio, American Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder (MLB record 56-game hitting streak), born in Martinez, California (d. 1999)

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • Nov 25 Eddie Boyd, blues vocal/pianist (Mississippi)
  • Nov 25 Léon Zitrone, Russian-born French journalist and television host (d. 1995)
  • Nov 27 Evangeline Bruce, hostess
  • Nov 28 Gertrude Jeannette, African American taxi driver, playwright and film and stage actress (Shaft, Cotton Comes to Harlem), born in Urbana, Arkansas (d. 2018)
  • Nov 29 Edith Tilton Penrose, American-born British economist (The Theory of the Growth of the Firm), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1996)
  • Nov 29 Taisen Deshimaru, Saga City Japan, found several Zen centers in France