On This Day

November 1930 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Academy Awards

Nov 5 3rd Academy Awards: "All Quiet on the Western Front", George Arliss (Disraeli) and Norma Shearer (The Divorcee) win


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 Lois Smith, American actress (True Blood, Desperate Housewives), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • Nov 4 Kate Reid, British actress (The Andromeda Strain, Heaven Help US), born in London, England (d. 1993)
  • Nov 10 Norma Crane, American actress (Tea & Sympathy, Fiddler on the Roof, They Call Me Mister Tibbs!), born in NYC, New York (d. 1973)
  • Nov 14 Shirley Crabtree Jr. [Big Daddy], English pro wrestler (record-breaking 64-inch chest), born in Halifax, England (d. 1997)
  • Nov 14 Monique Mercure, French Canadian actress (Naked Lunch), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 14 Michael Robbins, British actor and comedian (On the Buses, The Great Muppet Caper), born in London, England (d. 1992)
  • Nov 15 Whitman Mayo, American actor (Grady Wilson-"Sanford & Son"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2001)
  • Nov 23 Ricou Browning, American director, actor, stuntman and producer (Creature from the Black Lagoon), born in Fort Pierce, Florida
  • Nov 23 Robert Easton [Burke], American actor referred to as "The Man of a Thousand Voices" (Someone Up There Likes Me), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2011)