November 1922 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


CommunicationHistoric Communication

Nov 14 BBC begins daily radio broadcasts from the 2LO transmitter at Marconi House

Inventor and Nobel Laureate Guglielmo Marconi
Inventor and Nobel Laureate
Guglielmo Marconi

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 George S Irving [Shelasky], American broadway singer and actor (Dumplings), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Nov 4 Benno Besson, Swiss actor and director (Der Arzt wider Willen), born in Yverdon-les-Bains, Vaud, Switzerland (d. 2006)
  • Nov 9 Dorothy Dandridge, American actress (Porgy & Bess), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1965)
  • Nov 9 Raymond Devos, Belgian-French humorist, born in Mouscron, Belgium (d. 2006)
  • Nov 12 Kim Hunter [Janet Cole], American actress (A Streetcar Named Desire, Planet of the Apes), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2002)
  • Nov 13 Madeleine Sherwood, Canadian actress (Mother Superior - Flying Nun), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)
  • Nov 13 Oskar Werner, Austrian film actor and director (The Shoes of the Fisherman, Das Ekel), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1984)
  • Nov 14 Veronica Lake [Constance Ockleman], American actress (Sullivan's Travels, I Married a Witch), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1973)
  • Nov 16 Royal Dano, American actor (Red Badge of Courage, Cocaine Wars, House II), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Nov 20 Louis van Gasteren, Dutch actor and director (The House, De prijs van overleven), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • Nov 21 Maria Casares [Pérez], Spanish-French actress (Orpheus, Lectrice), born in A Coruña, Spain (d. 1996)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 19 Frank Bacon, American playwright, actor and author (Lightnin'), dies from a heart attack at 58