On This Day

November 1934 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 Ruma Guha Thakurta, Indian singer, actress, and founder of Calcutta Youth Choir, born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 2019)
  • Nov 5 Victor Argo, American actor, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2004)
  • Nov 9 Ronald Harwood, South African playwright and screenwriter (The Dresser), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • Nov 10 Joanna Moore [Dorothy Cook] American actress (Bronk; The Hindenburg), born in Parrott, Georgia (d. 1997)
  • Nov 12 Ann Flood, American actress (Edge of Night), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 13 Garry Marshall, American TV writer (The Dick Van Dyke Show), TV producer (The Odd Couple; Happy Days; Laverne & Shirley), and film director (Pretty Woman; Runaway Bride; The Princess Diaries), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Nov 21 Laurence Luckinbill, actor (Delphi Bureau, Ike), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Nov 23 Michael Wayne, American film producer (Chisum, Green Berets, McLintock), son of John Wayne, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2003)
  • Nov 23 Robert Towne, American producer and screenwriter (Chinatown), born in Los Angeles, California

Weddings in Film & TV

Ginger Rogers

Nov 13 Actress and dancer Ginger Rogers (23) weds "All Quiet on the Western Front" actor Lew Ayres (25)

Divorces in Film & TV

Gloria Swanson

Nov 7 Actress Gloria Swanson (35) divorces Michael Farmer after 3 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 16 Alice Liddell, English schoolgirl model for Alice in Wonderland, dies at 82