November 1956 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 "The Wizard of Oz" 1st televised (CBS-TV)

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Nov 5 The Nat King Cole Show debuts on NBC, the first variety program to be hosted by an African-American

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  • Nov 26 "The Price Is Right" debuts on NBC

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 Kevin Murphy, American actor and puppeteer
  • Nov 3 Gary Ross, American film director
  • Nov 7 Judy Tenuta, American comedian, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 8 Randi Brooks, American actress (Man With 2 Brains, Tightrope), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 8 Richard Curtis, British screenwriter (Blackadder, Four Wedding and a Funeral), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Nov 10 Matt Craven, actor (Juror, Killer, K2), born in Port Colborne, Ontario
  • Nov 10 Sinbad, comedian and actor (Different World, At the Apollo)
  • Nov 12 Rhonda Shear, comedian (Up All Night), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 13 Christopher Noth, US actor (Law and Order, The Good Wife), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Nov 13 Ginger Alden, American actress
  • Nov 15 Ashley Cox, playmate (December, 1977), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nov 18 Sinbad, [David Adkins], Benton Harbor MI, actor (1st Kid, Vibe)
  • Nov 19 Glynnis O'Connor, American actress (California Dreaming, Ode to Billy Joe), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 19 Scott Jacoby, actor (Bad Ronald, Return to Horror High), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 20 Bo Derek, [Mary Collins], actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man), born in Long Beach, California
  • Nov 21 Terri Welles, [Knepper], California, playmate of the year (Dec, 1980)
  • Nov 22 Richard Kind, American actor
  • Nov 26 Don Lake, Canadian television writer
  • Nov 27 William Fichtner, American actor
  • Nov 28 Lucy Gutteridge, actress (Top Secret, Trouble With Spies)
  • Nov 29 Leo Laporte, American television personality

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 19 Francis L Sullivan, British actor (Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, Missing Rembrandt), dies from a lung ailment at 53
  • Nov 22 Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born actor, ballet dancer and choreographer, dies at 74