On This Day

November 1993 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

Film & TV History

Nov 2 Actor Roger Moore (James Bond) has his enlarged prostate removed

  • Nov 6 Actor Howard Rollins arrested for drunk driving
  • Nov 18 WWF boss Vince McMahon charged with steroid distribution

Music History

Nov 22 Neil Simon's comedy "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC; runs for 320 performances

  • Nov 27 Lisa Hanna, 18, of Jamaica, crowned 43rd Miss World

Film Premiere

Nov 30 "Schindler's List", American historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, and Ralph Fiennes, premieres in Washington, D.C. (Academy Awards Best Picture 1994)


Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 15 Saaya [Irie], Japanese actress and singer (Sweet Kiss), born in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Nov 16 Pete Davidson, American comedian and actor (Saturday Night Live), born in New York City
  • Nov 27 Omar Jimenez, American journalist (CNN), born in Worcester, Massachusetts

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Nov 6 Actress Allison Angrim (32) weds Robert Schoonover (44)
  • Nov 13 "Ladyhawke" actress Michelle Pfeiffer (35) weds television writer and producer David E. Kelley (37) in Santa Barbara, California

Luke Perry

Nov 20 Actor Luke Perry (27) weds Minnie Sharp (24) at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills

  • Nov 27 Actress Teri Garr (44) weds building contractor John O'Neil (42) at the Twin Dolphins Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Divorces in Film & TV

Jim Carrey

Nov 16 Actor Jim Carrey files for divorce from Melissa Womer after 6 years of marriage

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 3 William Lanteau, actor (On Golden Pond), dies at 70
  • Nov 3 John Lupton, American actor (Tom-Broken Arrow), dies at 65
  • Nov 7 Charles Aidman, actor (Kotch, Zoot Suit), dies of cancer at 68
  • Nov 10 Wensley Pithey, South-African actor (Oliver!, The Saint, Little Women), dies at 79
  • Nov 13 Rufus "Freight Train" Jones [Carey Lloyd], American professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Nov 15 Evelyn Venable, American model and actress (Death Takes a Holiday, Columbia Pictures logo), dies of cancer at 80
  • Nov 18 Fritz Feld, German actor (Jack Benny Show, At the Circus, Errand Boy, Promises Promises), dies at 93
  • Nov 19 Dorothy Revier, American actress (Sally on the Subway), dies at 89
  • Nov 21 Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50

Bill Bixby

Nov 21 Bill Bixby, American actor (My Favorite Martian), dies from cancer at 59

  • Nov 25 Claudia McNeil, actress (Raisin in the Sun), dies of diabetes at 77
  • Nov 27 Jerry Hunt, American experimental composer and video artist, commits suicide at 49
  • Nov 28 Garry Moore, TV host (I've Got A Secret), dies of emphysema at 78
  • Nov 28 Kenneth Connor, English comedian and actor, best known for his "Carry On" films, dies of cancer at 75