On This Day

November 1943 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film Release

Nov 26 Last Judy Garland-Mickey Rooney movie "Girl Crazy" released

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 John McEnery, English actor (Romeo and Juliet), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nov 4 Marlene Jobert, French actress and novelist (Adventures of John Difool), born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • Nov 5 Sam Shepard Ill, American actor and playwright (Frances, Crimes of the Heart), born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • Nov 7 Michael Byrne, English actor (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), born in London
  • Nov 7 Peter Straker, Jamaican-British stage and screen singer and actor, born in Jamaica
  • Nov 12 Wallace Shawn, American actor (The Princess Bride, Young Sheldon), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 17 Lauren Hutton [Mary], model/actress (American Gigolo), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Nov 20 Veronica Hamel, American actress (Joyce-Hill St Blues, 79 Park Ave), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 22 Peter Adair, American documentary filmmaker (Word Is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives), born in Los Angeles County, California (d. 1996)
  • Nov 23 Sue Nicholls, British actress (Audrey Roberts in Coronation Street), born in Darlaston, England
  • Nov 28 Randy Newman, American singer-songwriter ("Short People"; "You've Got a Friend in Me"; "Louisiana 1927") and film score composer (The Natural; Seabiscuit; Pixar films) , born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 30 Jerry Hunt, American experimental composer and video artist, born in Waco, Texas (d. 1993)
  • Nov 30 Terrence Malick, American film director (Badlands; The Tree of Life), born in Ottawa, Illinois

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 7 Dwight Frye, American actor (Black Camel, Dracula, Frankenstein), dies from a heart attack at 44
  • Nov 19 André Antoine, French actor and stage manager (founded Théâtre-Libre), dies at 85