Birth Month Day of 08-21 (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)


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3. Emilio Salgari

Writer | I misteri della giungla nera

Had four children: Fatima, Romero, Omar and Nadir.

4. James Moody

James Moody was born on August 21, 1887 in Scarborough, England as James Paul Moody. He died on April 15, 1912.

5. Ida Nielsen

Actress | Indianer-Bruden

Ida Nielsen was born on August 21, 1887 as Ida Kier. She was an actress and producer, known for Indianer-Bruden (1915), Dockan eller Glödande kärlek (1912) and The Divine Law (1914). She died on December 6, 1918.

6. Leonid Andreyev

Writer | He Who Gets Slapped

Leonid Andreev was born on August 21, 1871 in Orel, Russia. His father, named Nikolai Ivanovich Andreev, was a member of the provincial Russian Nobility and worked as a land inspector for the government. His mother, Named Anastasia Nikolaevna Andreeva (Pazkovska) belonged to the Polish Nobility. ...

7. Enoch Aagaard

Actor | En stærkere magt

Enoch Aagaard was born on August 21, 1850 in Rungsted, Denmark. He was an actor, known for En stærkere magt (1914) and Arbejdet adler (1914). He died on April 22, 1921.

8. Albert T. Gillespie

Actor | Skirts

Albert T. Gillespie was born on August 21, 1888 in Hancock, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Skirts (1921), The Village Blacksmith (1916) and Hearts and Sparks (1916). He died on May 13, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. R.D. Jones

Stunts | The Ancient Highway

Renold Dewey Jones grew up in Redondo Beach, California. He and his younger brother John P. were raised by his mother Minnie and his stepfather George Horton. R.D., as he was called, married Vera Bennett, a daughter of one of the families that founded Inglewood, California. They had two sons, ...

10. Dwight Cleveland

Writer | The Road to London

He was one of the founders of the "Writers Club" in Hollywood.

11. Oscar Nielsen

Actor | Manden med Klumpfoden

Oscar Nielsen was born on August 21, 1858 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Oskar Peter Nielsen. He was an actor, known for Manden med Klumpfoden (1916), Den frelsende Film (1916) and Kærlighedens Firkløver (1915). He was married to Christine Petrine Lovise Nielsen. He died on February 7, 1926.

12. Iisakki Lattu

Actor | Kihlaus

Iisakki Lattu was born on August 21, 1857 in Kolpino, St. Petersburg Governorate, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Kihlaus (1922) and Kihlauskylpylä (1924). He was married to Josefina Pitkänen. He died on May 7, 1932.

13. Arthur Tauchert

Actor | The Sentimental Bloke

One of Australia's most popular early actors, Arthur William Tauchert was of German-Irish extraction. He initially gained recognition on the vaudeville circuits of Sydney and Melbourne, first as a 'parody' singer, later as a member of various different vaudeville troupes. By 1913 he had gained a ...

14. Wilbur Higby

Actor | Hoodoo Ann

Prior to acting on stage, Higby played professional baseball in Grand Rapids. Higby played stock with Otis Skinner, Wilton Lackaye and Marguerite Clark before entering films with Universal in 1914. Higby played on screen with Douglas Fairbanks and worked with Elmer Clifton and W. Christy Cabanne. ...

15. Douglas Stevenson

Actor | Janice Meredith

Douglas Stevenson was born on August 21, 1882 in Versailles, Kentucky, USA as William Douglas Stevenson. He was an actor, known for Janice Meredith (1924). He died on December 31, 1934 in Versailles.

16. Harry T. Morey

Actor | Beating the Odds

Harry T. Morey was born on August 21, 1873 in Charlotte, Michigan, USA as Harold Temple Morey . He was an actor and cinematographer, known for Beating the Odds (1919), A Man's Home (1921) and Beyond the Rainbow (1922). He died on January 24, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.

17. Mike Ready

Actor | Rough Ridin'

Mike Ready was born on August 21, 1858 in Troy, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Rough Ridin' (1924) and Warming Up (1928). He died on March 26, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Antonio Corrado

Actor | Sombras porteñas

Antonio Corrado was born on August 21, 1906. He was an actor, known for Sombras porteñas (1936) and Canillita (1936). He died on February 22, 1937.

19. Ernst Gronau

Actor | Ein Sommernachtstraum

Ernst Gronau was born on August 21, 1887 in Memel, East Prussia, Germany as Ernst Alfred Gronau. He was an actor, known for Wood Love (1925), Genuine: The Tragedy of a Vampire (1920) and Fräulein Julie (1922). He died on August 10, 1938.

20. William Daunt

Actor | Squibs

William Daunt was born on August 21, 1893 in Dublin, Ireland as William Daniel Busteed. He was an actor, known for Squibs (1935). He was married to Altona Stafford (actress). He died on October 1, 1938 in Wraysbury, Berkshire, England.

21. Herbert Mundin

Actor | The Adventures of Robin Hood

Herbert Mundin was born on August 21, 1898 in St. Helens, Merseyside, England as Herbert Thomas Mundin. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), David Copperfield (1935) and Chandu the Magician (1932). He was married to Ann Shaw and Hilda Frances Hoyes. He died on March 5, ...

22. Frank Isbell

Self | World Series Baseball Game

Frank Isbell was born on August 21, 1875 in Delevan, New York, USA as William Frank Isbell. He died on July 15, 1941 in Wichita, Kansas, USA.

23. Burr McIntosh

Actor | Way Down East

Burr McIntosh born William Burr McIntosh in Ohio in 1862. Son of the President of public utility and Cleveland Gas Coal Company William Ambrose. Burr was educated at Lafayette College in Princeton where he became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity in 1884. became a star on Broadway stage, perhaps...

24. Edmund Mortimer

Director | The Broad Road

Edmund Mortimer was born on August 21, 1874 in New York City, New York, USA as Edmund Mortimer Olson. He was an actor and director, known for The Broad Road (1923), The Exiles (1923) and A Woman's Way (1928). He was married to Louise Bates. He died on May 21, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

25. Robert Georg Wiesengrund

Art Director | Richtet nicht

He was an interior designer.

26. Henry Ainley

Actor | Iris

Henry Ainley was born on August 21, 1879 in Morley, Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Henry Hinchcliffe Ainley. He was an actor, known for Iris (1916), Sweet Lavender (1915) and Quinneys (1919). He was married to Suzanne Sheldon, Bettina von Hutton and Elaine Titus Fearon. He died on October 31, 1945 in...

27. E.J. Tait

The Story of the Kelly Gang

E.J. Tait was born on August 21, 1878 in Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia as Edward Joseph Tait. He was an actor, known for The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906). He died on July 12, 1947 in Point Piper, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

28. Betty Alden

Actress | The Fountain

Betty Alden was born on August 21, 1891 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Elsa A. Eickstaedt. She was an actress, known for The Fountain (1934) and The Nut Farm (1935). She was married to Edwin Maxwell. She died on April 7, 1948 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

29. Roark Bradford

Writer | The Green Pastures

Writer Roark Bradford was born Roark Whitney Wickliffe Bradford in Lauderdale County, Texas, on August 21, 1896. He was descended from the first Governor or Massacvhusetts, William Bradford. He joined the US Army during World War I and became an officer in the Artillery Corps, but was never sent ...

30. Zofie Cervená

Actress | Tvoje srdce inkognito

Zofie Cervená was born on August 21, 1896 in Frantiskov, Cechy, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Tvoje srdce inkognito (1936). She died on December 1, 1948 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

34. Bill Worth

The Grapes of Wrath

Bill Worth was born on August 21, 1884 in California, USA. He is known for his work on The Grapes of Wrath (1940), You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939) and Banjo on My Knee (1936). He died on May 2, 1951 in Westwood, California.

35. Bernie Grossman

Soundtrack | Go-Get-'Em, Haines

Songwriter ("Thank You, America") and author, educated in public schools. He wrote special material for films, and he wrote the Broadway stage score for "Linger Longer Letty". Joining ASCAP in 1922, his chief musical collaborator was Al Goodman, and his other popular-song compositions include "...

36. Frank Heath

Assistant Director | Gun Crazy

39. Eric Adeney

Actor | Hamlet

Eric Adeney was born on August 21, 1888 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England as Eric Leonard Adeney. He was an actor, known for Hamlet (1913), The Merry Men of Sherwood (1932) and Heroes of the Mine (1932). He died on November 4, 1953 in Trethevy, Cornwall, England.

40. Victor de Cottens

Writer | Trois cents à l'heure

Victor de Cottens was born on August 21, 1862 in Eaux-Vives, Switzerland as Victor Jean Edgar Crinsoz de Cottens. He was a writer and actor, known for Trois cents à l'heure (1934), The 400 Tricks of the Devil (1906) and Paris to Monte Carlo (1905). He died on February 24, 1956 in Vichy, ...

41. George Moran

Chicago gangster George "Bugs" Moran was born to French immigrants on August 21, 1893 as Adelard Cunin in St. Paul, MN. He left St. Paul at age 19 and moved to Chicago, where he soon hooked up with several of the city's street gangs and got a taste of the criminal underworld. He took to it readily,...

42. Thea Aichbichler

Actress | Frau Sixta

Thea Aichbichler was born on August 21, 1889 in Munich, Germany as Thea Aichbichler Mohr. She was an actress, known for Frau Sixta (1938), The Hunter of Fall (1936) and Dany, bitte schreiben Sie (1956). She died on June 25, 1957 in Munich, West Germany.

43. Per Hjern

Actor | Skåningar

Per Hjern was born on August 21, 1899 in Trollhättan, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Skåningar (1944), Ebberöds bank (1946) and Blå himmel (1955). He died on November 25, 1957 in Malmo, Sweden.

44. Norman Houston

Writer | Exposure

Norman Houston was born on August 21, 1887 in Dennison, Texas, USA. He was a writer and director, known for Exposure (1932), No Living Witness (1932) and Hearts and Spangles (1926). He died on October 26, 1958 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

45. John Deering

Actor | The Roaring Twenties

John Deering was born on August 21, 1904 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Roaring Twenties (1939), Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939) and The Important Witness (1933). He died on January 28, 1959 in Hollywood, California, USA.

46. Olive Blakeney

Actress | Henry and Dizzy

Brown-haired, articulate American character actress who became a prolific performer on both sides of the Atlantic. Schooled in her native Kentucky she subsequently attended drama classes. Having relocated to London, she soon found steady employment in repertory theatre and eventually made her ...

47. James Dent

Production Manager | Indiscreet

James Dent was born on August 21, 1887 in New Jersey, USA. He was a production manager and actor, known for Indiscreet (1931), Kiki (1931) and The Goddess (1915). He died on June 16, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

48. Ike Hatch

Actor | Jericho

Ike Hatch was born on August 21, 1892 in New York City, New York, USA as Isaac Flower Hatch. He was an actor, known for Dark Sands (1937), BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950) and Starlight Serenade (1944). He died on December 26, 1961 in Paddington, London, England.

49. Cor Laurentius

Actor | Krates

Cor Laurentius was born on August 21, 1897 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands as Cornelis Johannes Theodorus Gilbert Laurentius. He was an actor, known for Krates (1913). He died on January 9, 1963 in Amsterdam.

50. Stanley Maxted

Actor | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

Stanley Maxted was born on August 21, 1895 in Folkestone, Kent, England as Stanley Herbert Maxted. He was an actor, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), The Final Test (1953) and Never Let Me Go (1953). He died on May 10, 1963 in Chelsea, London, England.


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