Donald Novis (3 March 1906 – 23 July 1966) was an English actor and tenor. Donald George Novis was born on 3 March 1906 in Hastings, Sussex to Frederick George Novis and Charlotte Morris. Shortly after his birth, Novis and his family emigrated to Canada, where they eventually settled in Chapleau, Ontario. On 8 November 1908, the family entered the United States through Detroit on their way to Los Angeles. On 4 November 1929, Novis married his first wife, Emma Julietta Burnett, at Long Beach, California. In February 1938, Novis married his second wife, Dorothy Bradshaw, a former Ziegfield Girl, at the Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Arizona. By his second wife, Novis had two daughters, Carol Jean and Leslie Katherine Novis. He died at Norwalk, California on 23 July 1966.