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
  • Nov 13 Huang Xiaoming, Chinese actor and singer
  • Nov 16 Mauricio Ochmann, Mexican actor

Person of interestMaggie Gyllenhaal

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

  • Nov 20 Rudy Charles, American professional wrestling referee
  • 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