1 November


1757

 Antonio Canova
Italian sculptor from the Republic of Venice who became famous for his marble sculptures that delicately rendered nude flesh. Born in Possagno, a village of the Republic of Venice

1762

 Spencer Perceval
Spencer Perceval, KC (1 November 1762 – 11 May 1812) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 4 October 1809 until his death on 11 May 1812. He is the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated. He is also the only Solicitor General or Attorney General to have been Prime Minister. Born in Audley Square, London.

1871

 Stephen Crane
Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American author. He won international acclaim in 1895 for his Civil War novel The Red Badge of Courage, which he wrote without any battle experience. Born in Newark, New Jersey.

1881

 Edward Van Sloan
Edward Van Sloan (November 1, 1882 – March 6, 1964) was an American film character actor best remembered for his roles in Universal Studios horror films such as Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), and The Mummy (1932). Born in Chaska, Minnesota.

1887

 L. S. Lowry
Laurence Stephen Lowry (1 November 1887 – 23 February 1976) was an English artist. Lowry is famous for painting scenes of life in the industrial districts of North West England in the mid-20th century. He developed a distinctive style of painting and is best known for urban landscapes peopled with human figures often referred to as “matchstick men”. Born in Stretford, Lancashire.

1903

 Max Adrian
Max Adrian (1 November 1903 – 19 January 1973) was an Irish stage, film and television actor and singer. He was a founding member of both the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. Born in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland.

1920

 Ted Lowe
Edwin Charles Ernest Lowe, MBE (1 November 1920 – 1 May 2011), known as Ted Lowe, was an English snooker commentator for the BBC. His unmistakably husky, hushed tones earned him the nickname “Whispering Ted”. Born in Lambourn, Berkshire.

1923

 Victoria De Los Angeles
Spanish soprano. Born in the porter’s lodge of the University of Barcelona

1935

 Gary Player
Gary Player DMS; OIG (born 1 November 1935) is a South African professional golfer, widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of golf. Over his career, Player accumulated an impressive nine major championships on the regular tour and six Champions Tour major championship victories, as well as three Senior British Open Championships on the European Senior Tour. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa.

1939

 Barbara Bosson
Barbara Bosson (born November 1, 1939) is an American actress who has starred on television and in film. She is well known for her role in the 1980s NBC television series Hill Street Blues. Born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania.

1941

 Robert Foxworth
Robert Heath Foxworth (born November 1, 1941) is an American film, stage and television actor. Foxworth is best known for his stints on Falcon Crest and Six Feet Under. Born in Houston, Texas.

1942

 Larry Flynt
Larry Claxton Flynt, Jr. (born November 1, 1942) is an American publisher and the president of Larry Flynt Publications (LFP). In 2003, Arena magazine listed him as the number one on the “50 Powerful People in Porn” list. Born in Lakeville, Magoffin County, Kentucky.

 Marcia Wallace
Marcia Karen Wallace (November 1, 1942 – October 25, 2013) was an American character actress, comedienne and game show panelist, primarily known for her roles in television situation comedies. She is perhaps best known for her roles as receptionist Carol Kester on the 1970s sitcom The Bob Newhart Show, and as the voice of Edna Krabappel on the animated series The Simpsons, for which she won an Emmy for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in 1992. Born in Creston, Iowa.
(d. 2013)

1943

 John McEnery
John McEnery (born 1 November 1943) is an English actor and writer. His first notable screen role was as Mercutio in Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet; he was nominated for a BAFTA for his performance. Born in Birmingham, Warwickshire.

1957

 Lyle Lovett
Lyle Pearce Lovett (born November 1, 1957) is an American country singer-songwriter and actor. Active since 1980, he has recorded thirteen albums and released 21 singles to date. Lovett has won four Grammy Awards. Born in North Harris County, Texas.

 Peter Ostrum
Peter Gardner Ostrum (born November 1957) is an American large animal veterinarian and former child actor whose only film role was Charlie Bucket in the 1971 motion picture Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Born in Dallas, Texas.

1960

 Tim Cook
Timothy Donald “Tim” Cook (born November 1, 1960) is an American business executive, and is the CEO of Apple Inc. Born in Robertsdale, Alabama.

1962

 Sharron Davies
Sharron Elizabeth Davies MBE (born 1 November 1962) is a retired swimmer from the United Kingdom. She won a silver medal in the 400 metre individual medley at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow, and two gold medals at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton. Since retiring from the sport, she has worked as television presenter. Born in Plymouth, Devon.

1967

 Tina Arena
Tina Arena (born 1 November 1967) is an Australian singer-songwriter, actress and record producer. It is claimed that one in four Australians owns a Tina Arena record. Born Filippina Lydia Arena in Keilor East, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

1972

 Toni Collette
Antonia “Toni” Collette (born 1 November 1972) is an Australian actress and musician, known for her acting work on stage, television and film. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in Muriel’s Wedding (1994). Collette achieved international recognition as a result of her Academy Award-nominated portrayal of Lynn Sear in The Sixth Sense (1999). Born in Blacktown, Sydney, Australia.

 Jenny McCarthy
Jennifer Ann “Jenny” McCarthy (born November 1, 1972) is an American model, actress, author, and activist. She began her career in 1993 as a nude model for Playboy magazine and was later named their Playmate of the Year. McCarthy then parlayed her Playboy fame into a television and film acting career. Born in Evergreen Park, Illinois.

1973

 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai (born 1 November 1973), also known as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is an Indian film actress and model. She was the winner of the Miss World pageant of 1994. She is a leading contemporary actress of Indian cinema and has received two Filmfare Awards, two Screen Awards, and two IIFA Awards for her performances in Hindi language films of Bollywood. Born in Mangalore, Karnataka, India.

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