On This Day

November 1998 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 3 "Shakespeare in Love" directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes premieres in New York (Best Picture 1999)

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow
Actress
Gwyneth Paltrow
Actor Joseph Fiennes
Actor
Joseph Fiennes
Playwright and Screenwriter Tom Stoppard
Playwright and Screenwriter
Tom Stoppard

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 10 "Star Trek: Insurrection" film directed by Jonathan Frakes and starring Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes premieres

  • Nov 17 Tori Amos release a compilation of her videos, "Tori Amos: The Complete Collection: 1992-1998"

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Nov 24 Bridger Palmer, American child actor
  • Nov 24 Brecken Palmer, American child actor

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Nov 6 "Some Like It Hot" actor Tony Curtis (73) weds horse trainer Jill Vanden Berg at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 14 Chicago Bulls NBA player Dennis Rodman (37) weds "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra (26) at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Basketball Player Dennis Rodman
Basketball Player
Dennis Rodman
Actress Carmen Electra
Actress
Carmen Electra
  • Nov 14 "Can't Hardly Wait" actor Ethan Embry (20) weds Amelinda Smith

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 22 "Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England

Actress Kate Winslet
Actress
Kate Winslet
  • Nov 28 "The Truman Show" actor Noah Emmerich (33) weds "The West Wing" actress Melissa Fitzgerald (30) in a tent outside Philadelphia's Memorial Hall

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 28 Actor and martial arts expert Chuck Norris (58) weds former model Gena O'Kelley (30) at The North Church in Carrolton, Texas


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 2 Vincent Winter, Scottish child actor, dies at 50
  • Nov 3 Bob Kane, American comic artist and Batman co-creator, dies at 83
  • Nov 3 Martha O'Driscoll, American film actress, dancer and socialite (Young and Willing, Blonde Alibi), dies at 76
  • Nov 6 Marcel Gauthier, Canadian wrestler (b. 1928)
  • Nov 8 Jean Marais, French actor (Donkey Skin, Orpheus), dies of cardio-vascular disease at 84
  • Nov 9 Ursula Reit [Reith], German actress (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory), dies from natural causes at 84
  • Nov 10 Mary Millar, English actress (Keeping Up Appearances), dies at 62
  • Nov 13 Edwige Feuillère, French actress (b. 1907)
  • Nov 13 Valerie Hobson, British actress (Great Expectations), dies at 81
  • Nov 17 Esther Rolle, Bahamian-American actress (Good Times, Maude), dies from complications of diabetes at 78
  • Nov 18 Norma Connolly, American actress (Ruby Anderson-General Hospital, The Young Marrieds), dies at 71
  • Nov 25 Flip Wilson, American actor and comedian (Flip Wilson Show), dies at 64
  • Nov 29 Giant Haystacks [Martin Ruane], English professional wrestler, dies at 51
  • Nov 29 Frank Latimore, American actor (b. 1925)