On This Day

Birthdays in Film & TV on November 1

  • 1661 Florent Carton Dancourt, French dramatist and actor (Le Chevalier à la mode), born in Fontainebleau, France (d. 1725)
  • 1880 Karel Paul van der Mandele, Dutch financier and director (Rotterdam Bank), born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 1975)
  • 1881 Edward Van Sloan, American actor (Frankenstein, Dracula), born in Chaska, Minnesota (d. 1964)
  • 1890 James Barton, American actor (Tobacco Road, Iceman Cometh), born in Gloucester City, New Jersey (d. 1962)
  • 1903 Max Adrian, Irish actor (Devils, Music Lover), born in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh (d. 1973)
  • 1904 Laura La Plante, American actress (Show Boat, Scandal) known for her work in the silent film era, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1996)
  • 1915 Michael Denison, English actor (Importance of Being Ernest), born in York, England (d. 1988)
  • 1919 John H. Secondari, American author and newscaster (Open Hearing), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1975)
  • 1920 James J. Kilpatrick, American newspaper journalist and columnist (60 Minutes), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (d. 2010)
  • 1920 Ted Lowe, English snooker commentator (Pot Black, BBC), born in Lambourn, England (d. 2011)
  • 1922 George S. Irving [Shelasky], American broadway singer and actor (Dumplings), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • 1924 Jeff Richards [Richard Mansfield Taylor], American actor (Don't Go Near the Water), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1989)
  • 1926 Betsy Palmer [Patricia Betsy Hrunek], American actress (Mr Roberts, Friday the 13th), born in East Chicago, Indiana (d. 2015)
  • 1932 John Clark, British actor and director (The Two of Us, Saint Joan), born in London, England
  • 1941 Robert Foxworth, American actor (Chase-Falcon Crest, Frankenstein), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1942 Marcia Wallace, American actress (Carol-Bob Newhart Show), born in Creston, Iowa (d. 2013)

  • 1943 John McEnery, English actor (Romeo and Juliet), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1944 Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, American pro wrestling manager, colour commentator and wrestler (WWE Hall of Fame), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • 1946 Dennis Muren, American special effects artist (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi), born in Glendale, California
  • 1948 Anna Stuart, American actress (Another World, All My Children), born in Bluefield, West Virginia
  • 1949 Jeannie Berlin, American actress (Heartbreak Kid, Portnoy's Complaint), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1951 Fabrice Luchini, French stage and film actor (Courted), born in Paris
  • 1953 Michael Zaslow, American actor (One Life to Live, Guiding Light), born in Inglewood, California (d. 1998)
  • 1955 Beth Leavel, American actress (The Drowsy Chaperone), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1958 Rachel Ticotin, American actress (Grace-For Love & Honor, Total Recall), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961 Kim Krizan, American writer and actress (Slacker, Dazed & Confused), born in Hawthorne, California
  • 1961 Nicky Grist, Welsh auto racer and broadcaster (World Rally C'ship 1993), born in Ebbw Vale, Wales
  • 1962 Sharron Davies, British swimmer and broadcaster (Olympic silver 400m medley 1980; BBC), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • 1963 Antonella Ella, Italian actress (Tonight in That Building), born in Turin, Italy
  • 1963 Monty Sopp, American professional wrestler, born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1964 Daran Norris, American voice actor (The Fairly OddParents), born in Ferndale, Washington
  • 1968 Park Shin-yang, South Korean actor (The Letter, A Promise), born in Gonghang-dong, Seoul
  • 1970 Alla Korot, American actress (Jenna Norris-Another World), born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • 1971 Laura Moss, American actress (Amanda Cory-Another World), born in Kings Mountain, Ohio
  • 1971 Vikram Chatwal, Indian hotelier and actor (Hope and a Little Sugar), born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • 1972 Jenny McCarthy, American model (Playboy playmate Oct, 1993), TV personality (The View), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1972 Toni Collette, Australian actress (The Sixth Sense), born in Sydney, New South Wales

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1973 Aishwarya Rai, Indian actress and beauty queen (Miss World 1994), born in Mangaluru, India

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  • 1976 Matt Chapman, American cartoonist and voice actor (Homestar Runner), born in Indiana
  • 1976 Logan Marshall-Green, American actor (Prometheus), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1978 Manju Warrier, Indian actress (How Old Are You?), born in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
  • 1978 Mary Kate Schellhardt, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1983 Yuko Ogura, Japanese model, born in Mobara, Chiba, Japan
  • 1984 Natalia Tena, English actress (Nymphadora Tonks in Harry Potter franchise), born in London
  • 1986 Penn Badgley, American actor (Dan Humphrey - Gossip Girl), born in Baltimore, Maryland