Birth Month Day of 01-06 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
3. Gustave Doré
Art Department | Oliver Twist
His illustrations for the 1869 French edition of "Don Quixote" are probably the most famous illustrations ever made for the classic Spanish novel. They have been reprinted again and again, they have been given an entire volume to themselves alone, and were even used as the illustrations for the ...
Actor | Tit Willow
George Thorne joined the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in 1881 as principal patter-baritone playing the roles of Mr Wells in "The Sorcerer", Sir Joseph in "HMS Pinafore", Major-General Stanley in "The Pirates of Penzance", Lord Chancellor in "Iolanthe", King Gama in "Princess Ida", Ko-Ko in "The ...
10. Henry E. Dixey
Actor | Father and Son
A triple threat actor-writer-singer, Henry E. Dixey became a major Broadway star in the play (written by longtime friend and associate, Edward E. Rice), "Adonis" in which portrayed a marble statue that comes to life. With his ripped physique, the production became a sensation and ran for a ...
11. Morton Selten
Actor | Shipyard Sally
Morton Selten was born on January 6, 1860 in Marlborough, England as Morton Richard Selten Stubbs. He was an actor, known for Shipyard Sally (1939), Ten Minute Alibi (1935) and Juggernaut (1936). He was married to Dora Blanche Pennell and Kate Pattison (actress). He died on July 27, 1939 in London,...
14. Adolf Paul
Writer | The Palace of Pleasure
Adolf Paul was born on January 6, 1863 in Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Adolf Georg Wiedersheim-Paul. He was a writer and actor, known for The Palace of Pleasure (1926), One Mad Kiss (1930) and El precio de un beso (1930). He was married to Natalie Brehmer. He died on October 5, 1943...
15. Leo Ditrichstein
Writer | The Great Lover
Austro-Hungarian actor and playwright, long in America. The son of an Austrian nobleman and grandson of novelist Joseph Von Eltoos, Ditrichstein was born in Hungary but spent his early years in Berlin, where he made his stage debut. His reputation in Europe grew and he was coaxed into appearing in ...
18. Eugen Burg
Director | Der wird geheiratet
Eugen Burg was born on January 6, 1871 in Berlin, Germany as Eugen Hirschburg. He was an actor and director, known for Der wird geheiratet (1921), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1915) and Alles aus Gefälligkeit (1916). He was married to Emmy Raabe-Burg. He died on November 15, 1944 in ...
19. Hedwig Gutzeit
Actress | Rübezahls Hochzeit
Hedwig Gutzeit was born on January 6, 1871 in Arnoldsdorf, West Prussia, Germany as Hedwig Marianne Gutzeit. She was an actress, known for Rübezahls Hochzeit (1916), Der Yoghi (1917) and Malchen, die Unschuld vom Lande - Humoristischer Lehrfilm über die Gesundheitspflege des tä...
Soundtrack | Barfly
Alexander Scriabin was a Russian composer and pianist who invented the first colour keyboard and notation for lights and colors based on his scale of Synesthetic colors. His symphony 'Prometheus: The Poem of Fire' (1910) was the first composition in history which included notation for lights and ...
22. Fred Niblo
Fred Niblo entered films in 1917 after two decades as a touring actor in vaudeville and one-time manager of 'The Four Cohans' (he married Josephine Cohan, the sister of George M. Cohan). He made his film debut with two early Australian silent films in 1916. He worked for Thomas H. Ince from 1917 as ...
24. Vane Calvert
Actress | Ambush Valley
Vane Calvert was born on January 6, 1876 in Sedalia, Missouri, USA as Florence D. Amick. She was an actress, known for Ambush Valley (1936), Step on It (1936) and Western Justice (1934). She was married to G Bert Rodney, William H Neely and Craig. She died on March 14, 1956 in Clovis, California, ...
26. Forrest Seabury
Writer | The Man from Dragon Land
Forrest Seabury was born on January 6, 1876 in California, USA as Sumner Forrest Seabury. He was an actor and writer, known for The Man from Dragon Land (1912), Ranson's Folly (1926) and Such a Little Pirate (1918). He died on February 15, 1944 in Los Angeles, California.
28. Carl Sandburg
Writer | American Playhouse
Carl Sandburg was born on January 6, 1878 in Galesburg, Illinois, USA as Carl August Sandburg. He is known for his work on American Playhouse (1981), You Are There (1953) and Lincoln (1974). He was married to Lilian Steichen. He died on July 22, 1967 in Flat Rock, North Carolina, USA.
Writer | A Little Brother of the Rich
Joseph Medill Patterson was born on January 6, 1879 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer, known for A Little Brother of the Rich (1919), Dope (1914) and A Little Brother of the Rich (1915). He was married to Mary King and Alice Higinbotham. He died on May 26, 1946 in New York City, New York, ...
31. Tom Mix
Actor | Destry Rides Again
The son of a lumberman, Tom Mix joined the army as a young man and was an artillery sergeant during the Philippine campaign from 1898 to 1901, though he never saw action. In fact, Mix deserted from the army and carefully kept the facts about his military service a closely guarded secret. About 1903...
32. Olive White
Actress | A Tale of Two Cities
Olive White was born on January 6, 1880 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Olive Celeste Moore White. She was an actress, known for A Tale of Two Cities (1917), An International Marriage (1916) and David Garrick (1916). She was married to William Farnum. She died on April 19, 1960 in Hollywood, ...
33. Alexandra Exter
Art Department | Aelita
Aleksandra Aleksandrovna Grigorovich (Alexandra Exter) was born on January 6, 1882, in Belostok, Russian Empire (now Poland). Her father, named Aleksandr Grigorovich, was a wealthy businessman. She married a successful Kiev lawyer, named Nicolas Evgenievich Ekster, who was her cousin. Alekandra ...
35. Sam Rayburn
Self | See It Now
Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn was the last great Speaker of the House of Representatives, a man who exercised great power in his three terms as Speaker (1940-1947; 1949-1953; and 1955-1961). When Mr. Sam was Speaker, Congress was not afraid to legislate on major issues, and the "Imperial Presidency" ...
36. Florenz Ames
Actor | The Adventures of Ellery Queen
A relative newcomer to television at a time when most people would be looking toward retirement, Florenz Ames started out as a song and dance man in vaudeville, often performing on smaller stages with his wife Alice "Adelaide" Winthrop; as "Ames and Winthrop" they appeared in a revue called "Alice ...
Actor | His Lordship
Bernard Merefield was born on January 6, 1883 in St George Hanover Square, London, England as Stephen Bernard William Merefield. He was an actor, known for Man of Affairs (1936), A Voice Said 'Good Night' (1939) and Wild Horses (1953). He died on February 20, 1956 in Perth, Scotland.
38. Kahlil Gibran
Writer | The Prophet
Khalil Gibran (Full name : Gibran Khalil Gibran) is a Lebanese poet, painter, writer, philosopher and theologian, born in Bsharri, Lebanon on January 6th, 1883. He left Lebanon with his mother on June 25th, 1895. He enjoyed a successful writing career until his death on April 10th, 1931. Gibran was...
39. William Arnold
Actor | Find the Witness
William Arnold was born on January 6, 1884 in Brockton, Massachusetts, USA as William Richmond Arnold. He was an actor, known for Find the Witness (1937), Gun Smoke (1931) and In Love with Life (1934). He died on July 20, 1940 in Hollywood, California, USA.
41. Florence Turner
Actress | A Welsh Singer
Widely publicized as "The Vitagraph Girl," dark-haired silent film actress Florence Turner was one of the screen's first celebrities to be called by the term "movie star." Born in New York City in 1885, she was pushed into the business at age 3 by an overzealous stage mother, performing on the ...
42. Joaquín Coss
Actor | El automóvil gris
Joaquín Coss was born on January 6, 1886 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Joaquín Coss Malens. He was an actor and director, known for The Grey Automobile (1919), Alma de sacrificio (1917) and En defensa propia (1917). He died on February 24, 1948 in Mexico City, Mexico.
47. Berthe Bovy
Actress | Le joueur
Berthe Bovy was born on January 6, 1887 in Liege, Belgium as Berthe Marguerite Jeanne Bovy. She was an actress, known for Le joueur (1938), La reine Margot (1910) and No Trifling with Love (1910). She was married to Pierre Fresnay. She died on February 26, 1977 in Montgeron, Essonne, Île-de-France,...