On This Day

November 1937 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 13 NBC forms first full-sized symphony orchestra exclusively for radio

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 4 Loretta Swit, American actress (Hotlips Houlihan in M*A*S*H), born in Passaic, New Jersey
  • Nov 5 Harris Yulin, American actor (Scarface), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 6 Joe Warfield, American actor, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 10 Albert Hall, American actor (Trouble in Mind, Ryan's 4), born in Brighton, Alabama
  • Nov 11 Warner Wolf, sportscaster (WABC-TV, WCBS-TV), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 12 Ina Balin, actress (Danger in Paradise), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 17 Peter Edward Cook, Torquay England, actor/comedian (Bedazzled)
  • Nov 20 Jack Linkletter, American TV host (Haggis Baggis, Hootenanny), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)
  • Nov 27 Rodney Bewes, English actor (The Likely Lads), born in Bierley, England (d. 2017)
  • Nov 30 Richard Threlkeld, newscaster (ABC-TV)
  • Nov 30 Ridley Scott, English film director (Alien, Blade Runner), born in South Shields, England

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 20 Actor Jackie Coogan (23) weds actress Betty Grable (20) at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Los Angeles

Actor Jackie Coogan
Actor
Jackie Coogan
Film actress Betty Grable
Film actress
Betty Grable

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 6 Johnston Forbes-Robertson, British actor and theatre director (Kathleen), dies at 84
  • Nov 10 Nikolai Batalov, Russian actor (Tretya meshchanskaya, Mother), dies from tuberculosis at 37
  • Nov 13 Mrs. Leslie Carter, American actress and writer (Rocky Mountain Mystery, The Heart of Maryland), dies at 75