On This Day

November 2002 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Film release premierFilm Release

Nov 14 Film "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is released, based on the second book by J. K. Rowling

Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane
Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
Actor Rupert Grint
Actor
Rupert Grint

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Nov 20 "Die Another Day", 20th James Bond film released, directed by Lee Tamahori, starring Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry

  • Nov 22 In Nigeria, more than 100 people are killed at an attack aimed at the contestants of the Miss World contest

Divorces in Film & TV


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 25 Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) files for divorce from the "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 months of marriage

Actor Nicolas Cage
Actor
Nicolas Cage
Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Nov 2 Tonio Selwart [Antonio Selmair-Selwart], German actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja), dies from natural causes at 106
  • Nov 3 Jonathan Harris, American actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space), dies at 87
  • Nov 4 Antonio Margheriti, Italian filmmaker (Yor, the Hunter from the Future), dies at 72
  • Nov 5 Vinnette Carroll, American actress and 1st African-American woman to direct on Broadway (1972: Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope), dies of heart disease and diabetes at 80
  • Nov 7 Margaret "Peg" Phillips, American actress (Northern Exposure, ER, Suddenly Susan), dies of lung disease at 84
  • Nov 9 Merlin Santana, American actor (b. 1976)
  • Nov 10 Michel Boisrond, French film director and screenwriter, dies at 81
  • Nov 14 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), dies at 87
  • Nov 18 James Coburn, American actor (Our Man Flint, Magnificent Seven), dies at 74
  • Nov 22 Adele Jergens, American actress (Dark Past, Fuller Brush Man), dies at 84
  • Nov 29 Daniel GĂ©lin, French actor (Obsession, The Man Who Knew Too Much), dies of kidney failure at 81
  • Nov 29 George "Two Ton" Harris, American professional wrestler (b. 1927)
  • Nov 30 Tim Woods, American professional wrestler (b. 1934)