Birth Place Matching "California, USA" (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)
Director | The Coquette
Francis Boggs is an obscure figure in the history of cinema, but an important one. It was he who brought the movies to Los Angeles in 1909 when he established a permanent L. A. film studio for the Chicago-based Selig Polyscope Company. In a four-year film career he wrote and directed nearly 200 ...
6. Elmer Booth
Writer | His Auto's Maiden Trip
Elmer Booth was born on December 9, 1882 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Elmer Boothe. He was an actor and writer, known for His Auto's Maiden Trip (1912), Why He Gave Up (1911) and Her Mother Interferes (1911). He was married to Irene Outtrim. He died on June 16, 1915 in Los Angeles.
7. Jack London
Writer | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Jack London was the best-selling, highest paid and most popular American author of his time.
He was born John Griffith Chaney, on January 12, 1876, in San Francisco. He was raised by his mother Flora Wellman and his stepfather John London (he didn't know who his father was until his adulthood). ...
8. Ruth Darling
Actress | Fifty-Fifty
Ruth Darling was born on February 12, 1893 in California, USA. She was an actress, known for Fifty-Fifty (1916), Manhattan Madness (1916) and The Hidden Woman (1922). She was married to Chester M. Franklin. She died on September 11, 1918 in San Francisco, California.
9. Hal August
Actor | Into the Lion's Pit
Hal August was born on August 23, 1890 in Oakland, California, USA as Frank T. Halleck. He was an actor, known for Into the Lion's Pit (1914), The Taint of an Alien (1914) and The Romance of an Actor (1914). He died on September 21, 1918 in Great Lakes, Illinois, USA.
11. True Boardman
Actor | Tarzan of the Apes
True Boardman was born on April 21, 1880 in Oakland, California, USA as William True Boardman. He was an actor, known for Tarzan of the Apes (1918), The Further Adventures of Stingaree (1917) and Stingaree (1915). He was married to Virginia True Boardman. He died on September 28, 1918 in Los ...
12. Myrtle Gonzalez
Actress | The Level
Myrtle Gonzalez was born on September 28, 1891 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Level (1914), The Little Sheriff (1914) and The Chalice of Courage (1915). She was married to Allen Watt and J. Parks Jones. She died on October 22, 1918 in Los Angeles.
Writer | The Deuce of Spades
Charles Emmett van Loan was born on 29 June 1876, at San Jose, California, the son of Richard and Emma Van Loan. His father was a captain in the Salvation Army and his mother an adjutant (a rank that has since been discontinued). As young boy in San Bernardino, Charles was often called upon to beat...
15. B.F. Clinton
Writer | The Water Cure
B.F. Clinton was born on June 29, 1879 in San Francisco, California, USA as Benjamin Franklin Clinton. He was a writer and director, known for The Water Cure (1916), £20,000 (1916) and A Kract Affair (1916). He was married to Mrs. B.F. Clinton. He died on November 18, 1919 in New York, USA.
16. Gladys Field
Actress | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Gladys Field was born in 1889 in San Francisco, California, USA as Gladys Wesley. She was an actress, known for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), The Bad Man's Christmas Gift (1910) and The Railroad and the Widow (1912). She was married to John M. O'Brien. She died on August 13, 1920 in Mount Vernon,...
Actress | The White Horseman
Beatrice Dominguez born in San Bernardino in California in 1896. A exotic dancer, first working in vaudeville under the name of 'La Bella Sevilla'. dark-haired genuine beauty who appeared in a handful of melodrama and western movies, making her film debut in 1914 under the direction of Burton L. ...
19. Eunice Woodruff
Actress | Virtuous Sinners
Eunice Woodruff was born on December 12, 1910 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Eunice Elenor Woodruff. She was an actress, known for Virtuous Sinners (1919), Vive la France! (1918) and The Lady of Red Butte (1919). She died on July 15, 1921 in Los Angeles.
Actress | Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Katherine Griffith was born on September 30, 1876 in San Francisco, California, USA as Katherine Kiernan. She was an actress, known for Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913), Huckleberry Finn (1920) and The Little Princess (1917). She was married to Harry Griffith. She died on October 17, 1921 in Los ...
Actor | The Big Adventure
Master Breezy Reeves Jr born Reeves Barnes Easton also billed as Breezy Eason Jr was born in California in 1914, son of actor/film director B. (William)Reeves Eason and actress Jimsy Mayo. Handsome, cute blonde boy who starred in mostly westerns from the age of two, known as 'Universal's Littlest ...
25. J. Crockett
Actor | The Ten Thousand Dollar Trail
John Crockett grew up around horses, and was working on a ranch in the San Joaquin Valley as a "horse breaker" before joining the Los Angeles County Police Department as a patrolman in late 1919. His tenure as a policeman was short-lived, as he was subsequently discharged from the position in ...
26. Frank Bacon
Writer | Lightnin'
Frank Bacon was born on January 16, 1864 in Marysville, California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Lightnin' (1925), Lightnin' (1930) and The Magnavox Theater (1950). He was married to Jane Jennie Weidman (actress). He died on November 19, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
27. George Hernandez
Actor | Just Out of College
George Hernandez was born on June 6, 1863 in Placerville, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Just Out of College (1920), The White Medicine Man (1911) and Making a Man of Him (1911). He was married to Anna Dodge. He died on December 31, 1922 in Los Angeles, California.
28. Edwin Stevens
Director | The Boy Girl
Edwin Stevens was born on August 16, 1860 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Boy Girl (1917), Love Insurance (1919) and The Little Minister (1921). He was married to Louise Weller. He died on January 3, 1923 in Los Angeles, California.
30. Gus Pixley
Actor | An 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Troupe
Gus Pixley was born in November 1879 in San Francisco, California, USA as Augustus Pixley. He was an actor, known for An 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Troupe (1913), The Hungarian Nabob (1915) and The Girl from Porcupine (1921). He was married to Mary Malatesta. He died on June 2, 1923 in Saranac Lake, New ...
31. B.H. De Lay
Actor | Skin Deep
Beverly Homer DeLay, known as B.H. DeLay, was an innovator and a aviator actor of French descent. He was born on August 12, 1892 in the Oakland bay area of California. DeLay was also an engineer educated at the University of California as well as the prestigious, centuries old University of ...
33. Allen Holubar
Actor | 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Born in San Francisco's Castro District, Allen Holubar was the first of five children of Constantin Josef Holubar and Margaret Allen C. Holubar, who immigrated from Bohemia in 1875 and married Margaret, a Scots woman, in San Francisco (Allen was born at 44 Caselli Ave. in a house that still stands)...
36. Frank Hayes
Actor | Vanity Fair
Frank Hayes was born on May 17, 1871 in San Francisco, California, USA as Frank Rowell Hayes. He was an actor, known for Vanity Fair (1923), A Hoosier Romance (1918) and After His Own Heart (1919). He was married to Lottie Harriet Ward Christensen Kemp (maiden name: Ward). He died on December 28, ...
39. Frances Burnham
Actress | The Love Thief
Frances Burnham was born on April 19, 1895 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Frances Anita Burnham. She was an actress, known for The Love Thief (1916), Who's Your Servant? (1920) and The Price Woman Pays (1919). She died on July 10, 1924 in Monrovia, California.
42. Ben Deeley
Actor | Victory
Ben Deeley, also known as J. Bernard Deeley and N. Bernard Deeley, according to various sources, grew up in Folsom, California. As a teenager, he competed to sign up 100 subscribers to the Sacramento Bee, which would earn him a free bicycle. He entered vaudeville in the 1900s, appearing in several ...
44. George Field
Actor | Blood and Sand
George Field was born on March 18, 1877 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Blood and Sand (1922), Young Wild West's Mexican Mix-Up (1912) and Young Wild West Cornered by Apaches (1912). He was married to Winifred Greenwood. He died on March 9, 1925 in ...
45. Ray Grey
Director | Down on the Farm
Ray Grey was born on February 19, 1890 in San Diego, California, USA as Raymond Standish Grey. He was a director and actor, known for Down on the Farm (1920), A Lady's Tailor (1919) and Loose Change (1922). He was married to Florence Anna Pauly. He died on April 18, 1925 in Glendale, California.
46. Esther Yarnell
Actress | From Dusk to Dawn
Esther Lea Yarnell was a socialist, teacher and poet who was politically active in the labor movement in Los Angeles during the first two decades of the 20th century.
Yarnell was born in Los Angeles on June 10, 1885, although various sources list her birth year as 1880. She was the daughter of Jesse...
47. Jennie Lee
Actress | The Birth of a Nation
Jennie Lee was born on September 4, 1848 in Sacramento, California, USA as Mary Jane Lee. She was an actress, known for The Birth of a Nation (1915), Hearts of Oak (1924) and The Children Pay (1916). She was married to William Courtright. She died on August 5, 1925 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...
48. Florence Smythe
Actress | The Voice in the Fog
Florence Smythe was born on April 19, 1878 in San Francisco, California, USA as Florence W. Smythe. She was an actress, known for The Voice in the Fog (1915), The Winning of Sally Temple (1917) and The Silent Partner (1917). She was married to Theodore Roberts. She died on August 29, 1925 in ...