On This Day

November 1938 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 Jean Rollin, French director and screenwriter
  • Nov 5 Chris Robinson, America actor (Stanley, General Hospital, Another World), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Nov 6 P. J. Proby [James Marcus Smith], American singer, songwriter and actor (Hold Me, Three Week Hero), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 7 Barry Newman, American film and television actor (Vanishing Point; Amy; Petrocelli), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 8 Pleuni Touw, Dutch actress (Bride Flight, Dokter Deen), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • Nov 11 John Reilly, American actor (Sean-General Hospital, Dallas, Hamptons), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 13 Jean Seberg, American actress (Breathless, Paint Your Wagon), born in Marshaltown, Iowa (d. 1979)

Person of interestTed Turner

Nov 19 Ted Turner, American founder of CNN, owner of the Atlanta Braves and winner of the America's Cup in 1977, born in Cincinnati, Ohio

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • Nov 21 Robert Drivas [Choromokos], American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Illustrated Man, Our Private World), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)
  • Nov 23 Herbert Achternbusch, actor (Hedes, Mix Wix, Wohin), born in Munich. Germany
  • Nov 23 Esko Nikkari, Finnish actor
  • Nov 26 Rich Little, Canadian-American impressionist and actor (Love on a Rooftop), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nov 30 Jean Eustache, French filmmaker

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 23 August Kiehl, Dutch actor (Op hoop van zegen, De kribbebijter), dies at 84