On This Day

November 1887 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 9 Gertrude Astor, American actress (Carnival Lady), born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • Nov 9 Muriel Aked, British actress (Rome Express, Happiest Days of Your Life), born in Bingley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1955)
  • Nov 11 Roland Young, British-born American actor, born in London, England (d. 1953)

Person of interestBoris Karloff

Nov 23 Boris Karloff [William H. Pratt], English actor (The Mummy, Frankenstein), born in Camberwell, London (d. 1969)

  • Nov 28 Bobby Watson, American comedian (Hitler Gang, Boys Town), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1965)