November 1945 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

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Nov 26 "Brief Encounter", based on Noël Coward's one-act play "Still Life", directed by David Lean and starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard is released

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

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Nov 29 "The Lost Weekend", based on Charles R. Jackson's novel, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1946)

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Billy Wilder
Actor Ray Milland
Ray Milland
Actress Jane Wyman
Jane Wyman

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 12 Valerie Leon, actress (Blood from Mummy's Tomb), born in London, England
  • Nov 14 Paul Hirsch, American film editor
  • Nov 15 Bob Gunton, American actor
  • Nov 16 Steve Railsback, American actor (The Stunt Man, Escape 2000), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nov 18 Glen Walken, Astoria Queens, actor (Leave it to Larry)
  • Nov 20 Nanette Workman, American-born Canadian singer and actress
  • Nov 21 Goldie Hawn, American actress (The First Wives Club, Private Benjamin), born in Washington, District of Columbia
  • Nov 23 Assaf Dayan, Israel, actor (Operation Thunderbolt)
  • Nov 23 Steve Landesberg, comedian and actor (Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Nov 26 Daniel Davis, Gurdun Ark, actor (Niles-Nanny)
  • Nov 26 Tandy Cronyn, actress (Twisted, Guardian, Age Old Friends)
  • Nov 27 Barbara Anderson, actress (Eve-Ironside, Mission Impossible), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 27 James Avery, Pughsville, Virginia, actor (Fresh Prince of Bell Air), (d. 2013)

Weddings in Film & TV

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Nov 30 Actress Bette Davis (37) weds artist William Grant Sherry

Actress Bette Davis
Bette Davis

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 21 Robert Benchley, US humorist (My 10 years in a quandary), dies at 56