#549 John Barry / Jeremy Brett / Michael Dukakis / Ken Berry – 03 November 1933

John Barry

John Barry Prendergast, OBE (3 November 1933 – 30 January 2011) was an English conductor and composer of film music. He is best known for composing the soundtracks for 12 of the James Bond films between 1962 and 1987. He wrote the scores to the award winning films Midnight CowboyDances with Wolves and Out of Africa, in a career which lasted over 50 years.

Jeremy Brett

Jeremy Brett (3 November 1933 – 12 September 1995), born Peter Jeremy William Huggins, was an English actor.  In 1956 he appeared on Broadway. From the early 1960s, Brett starred in several serials on British TV. His highest profile film appearance was as Freddie Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady (1964). He is best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in four Granada TV series.

Michael Dukakis

Michael Stanley Dukakis (born November 3, 1933) served as the 65th and 67th Governor of Massachusetts from 1975–1979 and from 1983–1991, and was the Democratic presidential nominee in 1988.

Ken Berry

Kenneth Ronald “Ken” Berry (born November 3, 1933) is an American dancer, comedic actor and singer. He began on stage as a dancer and later starred in television sitcoms including F Troop. Berry’s film credits include the Disney motion pictures Herbie Rides Again, and The Cat from Outer Space.


Also born on this day:
Aneta Corsaut was an American actress.
Amartya Sen is an Indian economist who was awarded the 1998 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.
Jaffer Sharief is a prominent politician from Karnataka state in India.
Celina Jesionowska is a Polish athlete.
Reginald Carter was an English cricketer.
Enrique González is a Spanish Olympic fencer.
Louis Wade Sullivan is an American physician and businessman.
Života Panić was the last acting minister of defense and army chief of staff in the Yugoslav government.
Robert E. Kelley was a U.S. Air Force general.

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