November 1977 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 17 Miss World Contest - Miss UK wears $9,500 platinum bikini
  • Nov 26 'Vrillon', claiming to be the representative of the 'Ashtar Galactic Command', takes over Britain's Southern Television for six minutes at 5:12 PM.
  • Nov 27 "Comedy with Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Imperial NY after 66 performances

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 2 Jason Cerbone, American actor (The Sopranos), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 2 Randy Harrison, American actor (Queer as Folk), born in Nashua, New Hampshire
  • Nov 3 Aria Giovanni, American model
  • Nov 3 Greg Plitt, American fitness model and entrepreneur, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2015)
  • Nov 4 So Ji-sub, South Korean swimmer, model and actor
  • Nov 4 Tonicha Jeronimo, British actress
  • Nov 6 Patrícia Tavares, Portuguese actress, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Nov 10 Brittany Murphy, American actress
  • Nov 12 Dalene Kurtis, American Playboy model, born in Apple Valley, California
  • Nov 13 Huang Xiaoming, Chinese actor and singer
  • Nov 16 Mauricio Ochmann, American actor, born in Washington, D.C., United States

Person of interestMaggie Gyllenhaal

Nov 16 Maggie Gyllenhaal, American actress and producer (Donnie Darko, The Dark Knight), born in NYC, New York

  • Nov 20 Rudy Charles [Dan Engler], American professional wrestling referee, born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Nov 22 Devyn Puett, actress (Kids Incorporated)
  • Nov 24 Colin Hanks, American actor
  • Nov 30 Nelsan Ellis, American actor (True Blood), born Harvey Illinois (d. 2017)

Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 10 Actor Bryan Cranston (21) weds writer Mickey Middleton

  • Nov 11 "Three's Company" actress Suzanne Somers (30) weds host Alan Hamel (40)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 Florence Vidor, American actress (Jack Knife Man), dies at 82
  • Nov 5 Aleksei G Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72

Person of interestRené Goscinny

Nov 5 René Goscinny, French cartoonist (Asterix), dies of cardiac arrest during a routine stress test at 51

Author and Cartoonist René Goscinny
Author and Cartoonist
René Goscinny
  • Nov 9 Gertrude Astor, American actress (Ship of Wanted Men), dies on 90th birthday
  • Nov 11 Greta Keller, Vienna-born cabaret singer and actress (b. 1903)
  • Nov 18 Victor Francen, Belgian actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio), dies at 89
  • Nov 24 Richard Carlson, American actor (All I Desire, Flat Top, Valley of Gwangi), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 65
  • Nov 28 Trevor Bardette, American actor (Refugee, None Shall Escape), dies at 75
  • Nov 29 George Hamilton Combs, American politician and TV and radio commentator (Through the Curtain), dies at 78