Birth Month Day of 11-08 (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)
2. Eugen Gura
Eugen Gura was born on November 8, 1842 in Pressern bei Saaz, Bohemia, Austrian Empire. He was an actor, known for Ein Fest auf Hederlevhuus. Drama in einem Vorspiel und vier Akten (1921) and Der gelbe Würger (1921). He died on August 26, 1906 in Aufkirchen, Starnberg, Bavaria, Germany.
Rufus W. Peckham was born on November 8, 1838 in Albany, New York, USA as Rufus Wheeler Peckham Jr. He was married to Harriette Maria Arnold. He died on October 24, 1909 in Altamont, New York.
6. Bram Stoker
Writer | Dracula
Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847, and gained fame for his novel "Dracula" about an aristocratic vampire in Transylvania. The sequel, "Dracula's Guest," was not published for 17 years after the publication of "Dracula," two years after Stoker's death. Stoker also wrote "The Mystery ...
7. Digby Bell
Actor | Father and the Boys
Digby Bell, a 5' 5" singing comedian, starred in many Gilbert & Sullivan comic operas. He introduced the song, "The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo", while playing the Charles Dana Gibson character, Mr. Pipp. Bell was a fervent golfer and New York Giant baseball fan, as was his best friend ...
10. René Viviani
René Viviani was born on November 8, 1863 in Sidi bel-Abbès, Oran, France as Jean Raphaël Adrien René Viviani. He died on September 7, 1925 in Le Plessis-Robinson, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France.
13. James Williamson
Director | Attack on a China Mission
James Williamson was born on November 8, 1855 in Kirkaldy, Scotland. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Attack on a China Mission (1900), Spring Cleaning (1903) and Stop Thief! (1901). He died on August 18, 1933 in Richmond, Surrey, England.
14. Marie Prevost
Actress | The Racket
Marie Prevost was born Mary Bickford Dunn in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, on November 8, 1898. She broke into films when she was 18 years old in Unto Those Who Sin (1916). Finding work in films was difficult in the early days, just as it is today. Marie found herself doing odd jobs until 1917, when she...
17. Chester Withey
Director | The Devil's Needle
On 6 February of 1937, writer, actor and pioneer movie director, Chet Withey was critically injured in Santa Monica after stepping out from behind a trolley car and into the path of an oncoming automobile. Press reports at the time were pessimistic about his survival. Whether this accident was the ...
24. Steve Donoghue
Actor | Beating the Book
Steve Donoghue was born on November 8, 1884 in Warrington, Cheshire, England. He was an actor, known for Beating the Book (1926), The Stolen Favourite (1926) and Riding for a King (1926). He was married to Ethel Finn (second). He died on March 23, 1945 in London, England.
25. Peter van Pels
Peter van Pels was born on November 8, 1926 in Osnabrück, Germany as Peter Aron van Pels. He died on May 5, 1945 in Mauthausen concentration camp, Austria.
Tomoyuki Yamashita was born in a rural village on Shikoku island in Japan in 1885, the son of a country doctor. Inspired by his parents, Yamashita enlisted in the Imperial Japanese Army and entered the Hiroshima Military Academy in 1900, graduating in 1908 with full honors. In 1916 he graduated ...
29. Mrs. Russ Whytal
Actress | Tarnish
Mrs. Russ Whytal was born on November 8, 1863 in New York City, New York, USA as Mary Adelaide Knowles. She was an actress, known for Tarnish (1924) and The Mite of Love (1919). She was married to Russ Whytal. She died on July 13, 1946 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
31. Robert Homans
Actor | The Grapes of Wrath
Dour-faced US character player in films for more than two decades from 1923, often in portrayals of peace officers such as judges and lawmen. Even at his most elderly, he could frequently be seen as a white-haired, uniformed policeman - often affecting an Irish accent to boot.
Writer | Gone with the Wind
Margaret Mitchell was born on November 8, 1900 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell. She is known for her work on Gone with the Wind (1939), Luan shi yao ji (1956) and E o Vento Levou (1956). She was married to John R. Marsh and Berrien Kinnard "Red" Upshaw. She died on August 16...
38. Harry Hayden
Actor | Hail the Conquering Hero
Harry Hayden was born on November 8, 1882 in Nova Scotia, Canada. He was an actor, known for Hail the Conquering Hero (1944), The Velvet Touch (1948) and Two Sisters from Boston (1946). He was married to Lela Bliss. He died on July 24, 1955 in West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA.
40. Bob Carleton
Soundtrack | That's the Spirit
Composer, songwriter ("Ja Da"), and pianist. After a public-school education, he served in the US Navy during World War I, and wrote musicals for the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Illinois. Joining ASCAP in 1942, his other popular-song compositions include "Teasin'", "I've Spent the Evening ...
41. Gustave Libeau
Actor | Ils étaient neuf célibataires
Gustave Libeau was born on November 8, 1877 in Schaarbeek, Belgium as Gustave Libion. He was an actor, known for Ils étaient neuf célibataires (1939), Zonneslag & Cie (1912) and La famille Van Petegem à la mer (1912). He died on January 15, 1957 in Brussels, Belgium.
Actor | Dei svarte hestane
Hans Jacob Nilsen was born on November 8, 1897 in Fredrikstad, Norway. He was an actor and director, known for Dei svarte hestane (1951), Syndere i sommersol (1934) and To levende og en død (1937). He was married to Sophie Munch Roede. He died on March 6, 1957 in Oslo, Norway.
46. Jacques Varennes
Actor | Les diaboliques
Jacques Varennes was born on November 8, 1894 in Mantes-sur-Seine, Seine-et-Oise [now Mantes-la-Jolie, Yvelines], France as Louis André. He was an actor, known for Diabolique (1955), La maison du mystère (1933) and La Malibran (1944). He was married to Raymonde Devarennes. He died on ...