Birth Date between 1871-01-01 and 1871-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Prince Randian

Actor | Freaks

Prince Randian was born in the Demarara district, British Guyana in 1871, the child of British Indian slaves. Born with tetra-amelia syndrome (the lacking of all four limbs), little is known about his early life or how he was discovered, but it seems his incredible adaptability did not go unnoticed...

2. Elspeth Dudgeon

Actress | The Old Dark House

Elspeth Dudgeon was born on December 4, 1871 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Old Dark House (1932), Sh! The Octopus (1937) and Becky Sharp (1935). She died on December 11, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

3. DeWitt Jennings

Actor | Exit Smiling

DeWitt Jennings was born on June 21, 1871 in Cameron, Missouri, USA as DeWitt Clarke Jennings. He was an actor, known for Exit Smiling (1926), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) and A Dog of Flanders (1935). He was married to Margaret Ethel Conroy. He died on March 1, 1937 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...

4. Henry Stephenson

Actor | Tomorrow at Seven

Stephenson was a firm, dignified, worldly presence in Hollywood's classic history-based films of the 30s and 40s. The tall British character actor Henry Stephenson could be both imposing and benevolent in his patrician portrayals, usually expounding words of wisdom or offering gentlemanly aid. He ...

5. Edmund Breese

Actor | Duck Soup

Edmund Breese was born on June 18, 1871 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Duck Soup (1933), Platinum Blonde (1931) and Burning Daylight (1928). He was married to Harriet A. Beach and Genevieve Landry. He died on April 6, 1936 in New York City, New York.

6. Alma Kruger

Actress | His Girl Friday

Matronly, grandmotherly character actress, in films 1935-47, best known as head nurse Molly Byrd in the "Dr. Kildare/Dr. Gillespie" films of the 1930s and '40s. 64 years old when she made her film debut in William Wyler's "These Three" in 1935, she lived to be 88, dying in 1960.

7. Joe Roberts

Actor | Our Hospitality

Joe Roberts was born on February 2, 1871 in Albany, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Our Hospitality (1923), The Primitive Lover (1922) and Three Ages (1923). He was married to Nina Mildred Straw Shannon and Lillian Stuart Feld Roberts. He died on October 28, 1923 in Los Angeles, ...

8. Wilfred Lucas

Actor | Modern Times

The youngest of three sons, he was born in Toronto, Canada and was educated at McGill University then In 1904 he moved to New York where he appeared in a number of plays on Broadway including The Blue Grass Handicap, The Superstition of Sue and successful The Chorus Lady after which he was invited ...

9. Richard Carle

Actor | The Ghost Walks

Richard Carle was born on July 7, 1871 in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA as Charles Nicholas Carleton. He was an actor, known for The Ghost Walks (1934), Seven Sinners (1940) and Ninotchka (1939). He was married to Laura Casner and Ella Samantha Clifford. He died on June 28, 1941 in North Hollywood...

10. Gertrude Hoffman

Actress | Louise de Lavallière

German-born Gertrude Hoffman began her film career in Germany in 1918, but she didn't start her Hollywood career until she was past 60 years of age, making her American film debut in 1933. She worked steadily and made quite a few films over the next 20 years, though many of her parts were unbilled....

11. Winsor McCay

Writer | Gertie the Dinosaur

Like many pioneers, the work of 'Winsor McCay' has been largely superseded by successors such as Walt Disney and Max Fleischer but he more than earns a place in film history for being the American cinema's first great cartoon animator. He started out as a newspaper cartoonist, achieving a national ...

12. Theodore Dreiser

Writer | A Place in the Sun

Theodore Dreiser was one of the great American writers, and a transitional figure between Victorian America and the "modern" age that was inaugurated after the cessation of hostilities after WWI and the publication of Sinclair Lewis' "Main Street" in 1920. A naturalist with a committed social ...

13. Marcel Proust

Writer | Un amour de Swann

Marcel Proust was a French intellectual, author and critic, best known for his seven-volume fiction 'In search of Lost Time'. He coined the term "involuntary memory", which became also known as "Proust effect" in modern psychology.

He was born Valentin Louis Georges Eugéne Marcel Proust, on July 10, ...

14. Segundo de Chomón

Director | Un portero modelo

Segundo de Chomón became involved in film through his wife, who was an actress in Pathé films. In 1902 he became a concessionary for Pathé in Barcelona, distributing its product in Spanish-speaking countries and managing a factory for the coloring of Pathé films. He began shooting footage of ...

15. Stephen Crane

Writer | The Red Badge of Courage: A Soldier's Tale

Stephen Crane was the 14th child of parents who were both writers. Descended from a line of soldiers and clergymen (his father, Rev. Jonathan T. Crane, was a Methodist minister), Crane inherited from his forebearers the obsessive subject of war, stoical compassion and, particularly in his poetry, a...

16. Seymour Hicks

Actor | Busman's Honeymoon

Seymour Hicks was an extremely successful actor and theatrical impresario who flourished from the late 19th century into the 1930s. He was best remembered for his portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".

Born on January 30, 1871 on the Isle of Jersey, he first trod the ...

17. Scott Seaton

Actor | The House Without a Key

Scott Seaton was born on March 11, 1871 in Sacramento, California, USA as Horace Scott Seaton. He was an actor, known for The House Without a Key (1926), Rich Men's Sons (1927) and The Other Tomorrow (1930). He was married to Lillian Elizabeth L'Abbe Petterson, Ruby Henrietta Ramdohr and Maude ...

18. James Gordon

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

James Gordon was born on April 23, 1871 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1920), Hearts of Oak (1924) and The Sea Wolf (1920). He was married to Mabel Van Buren and Rita. He died on May 12, 1941 in Hollywood, California, USA.

19. Maurice Moscovitch

Actor | The Great Dictator

Maurice Moscovitch was born on November 23, 1871 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Morris Maaskov. He was an actor, known for The Great Dictator (1940), Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) and Love Affair (1939). He died on June 18, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. George Morrell

Actor | Custer's Last Stand

George Morrell was born on April 10, 1871 in California, USA as George Thomas Morrell. He was an actor, known for Custer's Last Stand (1936), Boots of Destiny (1937) and The Utah Kid (1944). He was married to Rosalie. He died on April 28, 1955 in Los Angeles, California.

21. Emmett Dalton

Writer | When the Daltons Rode

Emmett Dalton was the youngest of the three Dalton brothers, part of a bandit gang notorious for robbing trains and banks in the Midwest during the late 1890s (interestingly, the brothers started their life of crime with a failed attempt at breaking into the safe on a Southern Pacific Railroad ...

22. Clare Greet

Actress | Lord Camber's Ladies

Clare Greet was born on June 14, 1871 in Leicestershire, England as Clara Greet. She was an actress and producer, known for Lord Camber's Ladies (1932), Mrs. Dane's Defence (1933) and Love at the Wheel (1921). She died on February 14, 1939 in London, England.

23. Evelyn Selbie

Actress | The Silver Treasure

Evelyn Selbie was born on July 6, 1871 in Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for The Silver Treasure (1926), Dangerous Paradise (1930) and The Prisoner's Story (1912). She died on December 7, 1950 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

24. Joseph W. Girard

Actor | Captain Midnight

Joseph W. Girard was born on April 2, 1871 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Captain Midnight (1942), Social Error (1935) and Beloved Jim (1917). He died on August 21, 1949 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

25. Frederick Burton

Actor | The Fighting Blade

Frederick Burton was born on October 20, 1871 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Frederick Wishard Burton. He was an actor, known for The Fighting Blade (1923), Arizona (1918) and Love Birds (1934). He was married to Jessie Perine Lawrie and Lora Osgood. He died on October 23, 1957 in Woodland Hills,...

26. Fannie Ward

Actress | The Cheat

Fannie Ward was a star of light comedies on Broadway and in vaudeville. Internationally famous, she was at the height of her career in the first decade of the 20th century. She debuted on Broadway at 19 in "Pippino" (1890). She went on to starring roles in "The Marriage of William Ashe", "Madam ...

27. Blanche Ring

Actress | It's the Old Army Game

Blanche Ring was born on April 24, 1877. She never dabbled with film acting until 1915 when she filmed THE YANKEE GIRL. She was 38 at the time. She only made two other films, IT'S THE OLD ARMY GAME in 1926 and HAVING WONDERFUL CRIME in 1945. Blanche died in Santa Monica, California on January 13, ...

28. John Rand

Actor | The Fireman

John Rand was born on November 19, 1871 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor, known for The Fireman (1916), The Circus (1928) and Name the Woman (1934). He died on January 25, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

29. Hilda Borgström

Actress | Körkarlen

Hilda Borgström was born on October 13, 1871 in Stockholm, Sweden as Hilda Teresia Borgström. She was an actress, known for The Phantom Carriage (1921), Ingeborg Holm (1913) and Lady of the Camellias (1925). She died on January 2, 1953 in Stockholm.

30. Ellaline Terriss

Actress | David Garrick

Ellaline Terriss was a leading musical comedy star in the late Victorian and Edwardian period. She was the daughter of one famous actor, William Terriss (born William Lewin in 1847; murdered by a disgruntled actor in 1897), and the wife of an even more famous and accomplished one, Sir Seymour Hicks...

31. Agostino Borgato

Actor | Il ponte dei sospiri

Agostino Borgato was born on June 30, 1871 in Venice, Italy. He was an actor and director, known for Il ponte dei sospiri (1921), Supremo olocausto (1918) and S.A. l'Amore (1919). He died on March 14, 1939 in Hollywood, California, USA.

32. Granville Redmond

Actor | You'd Be Surprised

Charlie Chaplin - Film Industry Pioneer and Deaf Influenced? Deaf Friend and Prominent Artist Granville Redmond played a vital role in influencing Chaplin's performances

Mention the name Charlie Chaplin and all but the youngest of us will instantly conjure up this wonderful comic film character who,...

33. James T. Mack

Actor | Casey of the Coast Guard

James T. Mack was born on May 16, 1871 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as James McElhern. He was an actor, known for Casey of the Coast Guard (1926), Anna Christie (1930) and Sin Cargo (1926). He died on August 12, 1948 in Hollywood, California, USA.

34. Paco Martínez

Actor | Don Juan Tenorio

Paco Martínez was born on March 17, 1871 in Valencia, Spain. He was an actor, known for Don Juan Tenorio (1937), Cruz Diablo (1934) and Luponini de Chicago (1935). He was married to Prudencia Grifell. He died on February 20, 1956 in Mexico City, Mexico.

35. Barbara Bozoky

Actress | The Red Sword

Barbara Bozoky was born on November 10, 1871 in Miskolc, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for The Red Sword (1929), Dracula (1931) and The Show (1927). She was married to Andrew Springer, Sr. and Dezso Varady. She died on November 29, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

36. Eduard von Winterstein

Actor | Der blaue Engel

Eduard von Winterstein was born on August 1, 1871 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Eduard Clemens Freiherr von Wangenheim. He was an actor, known for The Blue Angel (1930), Die Sonnenbrucks (1951) and Hamlet (1921). He was married to Hedwig Pauly-Winterstein and Minna Mengers. He died on July 22, 1961...

37. Olga Engl

Actress | Anna Karenina

Olga Engl was born on May 30, 1871 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Anna Karenina (1920), The Rebel (1933) and Die Ratte (1918). She died on September 21, 1946 in Berlin, Germany.

38. Hanns Heinz Ewers

Writer | Der Student von Prag

Hanns Heinz Ewers (born November 3, 1871 in Düsseldorf, Germany) was a German writer famous for his short stories and novels that expanded the parameters of the horror genre. He began his literary career as a poet when he published "A Book of Fables", satirical verses, in 1901. In addition to ...

39. John T. Prince

Actor | Dr. Jack

John T. Prince was born on September 11, 1871 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Dr. Jack (1922), The Battling Orioles (1924) and The Radio Detective (1926). He was married to Kathleen Chambers. He died on December 23, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

40. Charles Giblyn

Director | The Lesson

Charles Giblyn was born on September 6, 1871 in Watertown, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Lesson (1917), Scandal (1917) and Just for Tonight (1918). He died on March 14, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

41. Augusta Blad

Actress | Gennem kamp til sejr

Augusta Blad was born on January 10, 1871 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Thru Trials to Victory (1911), A Bride of Death (1912) and Manden med Kappen (1913). She was married to Vilhelm Wiehe. She died on November 9, 1953 in Denmark.

42. Orville Wright

Self | The Wright Brothers Aeroplane

Orville Wright was born on August 19, 1871 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He died on January 30, 1948 in Dayton.

43. 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), When Do We Eat? (1918) and Golden Dreams (1922). He was married to Lottie Harriet Ward Christensen Kemp (maiden name: Ward). He died on December 28, 1923 in ...

44. Marguerite Moreno

Actress | Les misérables

Marguerite Moreno was born on September 15, 1871 in Paris, France as Lucie Marie Marguerite Monceau. She was an actress, known for Les Misérables (1934), La dame de pique (1937) and Dans une île perdue (1931). She was married to Jean Daragon and Marcel Schwob. She died on July 14, 1948...

45. Armando Falconi

Actor | L'elisir d'amore

Armando Falconi was born on July 10, 1871 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was an actor, known for L'elisir d'amore (1941), The King's Jester (1936) and La locandiera (1944). He was married to Elisabetta Svoboda and Tina Di Lorenzo. He died on September 4, 1954 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy.

46. Heinrich Schroth

Actor | 1914, die letzten Tage vor dem Weltbrand

Heinrich Schroth was born on March 23, 1871 in Pirmasens, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Heinrich August Franz Schroth. He was an actor, known for 1914, die letzten Tage vor dem Weltbrand (1931), Das rollende Hotel (1918) and Die Ratte (1918). He was married to Käthe Haack and Else Ruttersheim. ...

47. Kathrin Clare Ward

Actress | Air Eagles

Kathrin Clare Ward was born on March 31, 1871 in Bradford, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Air Eagles (1931), The Isle of Lost Ships (1929) and Man Against Woman (1932). She was married to Charlie Ward. She died on October 14, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

48. Sam Appel

Actor | The Lion's Claws

Sam Appel was born on August 8, 1871 in Magdalena, Jalisco, Mexico as Samuel Appel. He was an actor, known for The Lion's Claws (1918), Love Comes Along (1930) and Yankee Don (1931). He died on June 18, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

49. Jess Dandy

Actor | Killing Horace

Jess Dandy was born on November 9, 1871 in Rochester, New York, USA as Jesse A. Danzig. He was an actor, known for Killing Horace (1914), Fatty Again (1914) and The Face on the Barroom Floor (1914). He died on April 15, 1923 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA.

50. Gustav Waldau

Actor | Klein Dorrit

Gustav Waldau was born on February 27, 1871 in Ergolding, Bavaria, Germany as Gustav Theodore Clemens Robert Freiherr Von Rummel. He was an actor, known for Little Dorrit (1934), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1943) and Singende Engel (1947). He was married to Herta Von Hagen. He died on May ...


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