Birth Date between 1864-01-01 and 1864-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Tully Marshall

Actor | The Cat and the Canary

Tully Marshall intended to pursue a legal career, until he tried a dramatic course at Santa Clara University. He started stage work in San Francisco in 1883 and moved to New York in 1887, where he played in various roles on Broadway and on the road. After a few small parts in films he was given the...

2. Louis Lumière

Producer | La Mi-Carême, Char et batailles de confettis

Although no one will ever come up with a definitive answer as to who invented the cinema (probably because no one single person was responsible), Louis Lumière has one of the strongest claims to the title - for it was he (with his brother Auguste) who invented the cinematographe : a machine that ...

3. William S. Hart

Actor | The Money Corral

A storybook hero, the original screen cowboy, ever forthright and honest, even when (as was often the case) he played a villain, William S. Hart lived for a while in the Dakota Territory, then worked as a postal clerk in New York City. In 1888 he began to study acting. In 1899 he created the role ...

4. Richard Strauss

Soundtrack | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Richard Strauss was a German composer best known for symphonic poem 'Also sprach Zarathustra' (Thus Spoke Zarathustra, 1896) used as the music score in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) by director Stanley Kubrik.

He was born Richard Georg Strauss on June 11, 1864, in Munich, Bavaria (now Germany). His ...

5. David Torrence

Actor | Mutiny on the Bounty

David Torrence was the second child born out of eleven children to Henry Torrance Thomson and Janet Bryce. Davis given name was 'David Bryce Thomson." Born on Jan 17,1863 in Edinbough,Scotland. David's brother was character star 'Ernest Torrence' who was 15 years younger than David. Ernest was the ...

6. Alfred Stieglitz

Self | American Masters

Alfred Stieglitz is undoubtedly one of the most significant contributors to the history of photography. He contributed not only scientific and artistic photographic studies, but also introduced modern art to America and furthered the theory of photography as art. Stieglitz was born in Hoboken, New ...

7. Ferdinand Zecca

Director | La lutte pour la vie

Was a cafe concert entertainer before Charles Pathe noticed him during the Universal Exhibition, where Zecca had been assigned to Pathe's stand. After a few daysPathe asked Zecca if he would like to work in cinematography. Zecca immediately accepted the offer and rapidly became Pathe's right hand ...

8. Thomas Dixon Jr.

Writer | Mark of the Beast

American novelist, writer and minister Thomas Dixon was born in Shelby, NC. His father was a Baptist minister and, by inheritance, a slave-owner. As a young boy Dixon helped out on the farms the family owned; although he would later say he detested farm labor, he admitted that it helped him to ...

9. George Nichols

Actor | The Midnight Express

George Nichols was born on October 28, 1864 in Rockford, Illinois, USA as George Nicholls. He was an actor and director, known for The Midnight Express (1924), Jess (1912) and The Flirt (1922). He was married to Viola Alberti. He died on September 20, 1927 in Hollywood, California, USA.

10. Ben Webster

Actor | The Gay Lord Quex

Ben Webster was born on June 2, 1864 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Gay Lord Quex (1917), 12.10 (1919) and The Profligate (1917). He was married to May Whitty. He died on February 26, 1947 in Hollywood, California, USA.

11. Walter Walker

Actor | The Count of Monte Cristo

Walter Walker was born on March 13, 1864 in New York, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1934), Everybody's Old Man (1936) and The Common Law (1931). He died on December 4, 1947 in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, USA [now Hawaii, USA].

12. Elinor Glyn

Writer | It

Elinor Glyn was born on October 17, 1864 in Jersey, Channel Islands as Elinor Sutherland. She was a writer and actress, known for It (1927), Knowing Men (1930) and The Price of Things (1930). She was married to Clayton Glyn. She died on September 23, 1943 in London, England.

13. William Collier Sr.

Actor | Cain and Mabel

William Collier Sr. was born on November 12, 1864 in New York City, New York, USA as William Morenus. He was an actor and writer, known for Cain and Mabel (1936), A Successful Failure (1934) and Madison Square Garden (1932). He was married to Paula Marr (actress) and Louise Allen. He died on ...

14. William Nicholas Selig

Producer | A Texas Steer

Born into a large Bohemian-Polish family in Chicago on March 14, 1864, William N. Selig was one of the true pioneers of the motion picture industry. Though not widely remembered today, his Selig Polyscope Co. was responsible for many landmark events in early cinema. Among these were construction of...

15. George Albert Smith

Director | As Seen Through a Telescope

Along with his better-known French counterpart Georges Méliès George Albert Smith was one of the first filmmakers to explore fictional and fantastic themes, often using surprisingly sophisticated special effects. His background was ideal--an established portrait photographer, he also had a ...

16. Frank Campeau

Actor | 3 Bad Men

Frank Campeau was born on December 14, 1864 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for 3 Bad Men (1926), Battling Bunyan (1924) and The Life of the Party (1920). He died on November 5, 1943 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

17. Emile Chautard

Director | The Mystery of the Yellow Room

French director and actor of American and French films. He began his career as a stage actor at the Odeon in Paris, then at the Eclair, where he became artistic director and chief director of the theatre school in 1910. Five years later he traveled to America and began a successful career as a film...

18. Maurice Leblanc

Writer | Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro

Maurice Leblanc was a prolific French author born in Rouen on November 11, 1864. He had studied law, but abandoned that for a career in writing. He initially wrote for various periodicals, with "Une Femme" being his first published work in 1887. He gained fame in France and abroad after starting ...

19. John Mahon

Actor | The Lure of Heart's Desire

John Mahon was born in 1864 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lure of Heart's Desire (1916). He was married to Julia. He died on December 23, 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA.

20. Florence Lee

Actress | City Lights

Florence Dawson Lee was an actress who appeared in films during the silent era, playing older women characters. She was born Florence Dawson in 1864 in Florence, South Carolina, the daughter of Job and Julia Dawson. Her father, a native of Ireland, operated a grocery and liquor business in ...

21. Louise Mackintosh

Actress | They Just Had to Get Married

Louise Mackintosh was born on December 24, 1864 in Hastings, East Sussex, England as Louise McIntyre. She was an actress, known for They Just Had to Get Married (1932), The Little Giant (1933) and The Phantom President (1932). She was married to Robert Rogers. She died on November 1, 1933 in ...

22. Billie Reeves

Actor | The Club Man

Billie Reeves was born in 1864 in England as William Reeves. He was an actor and writer, known for The Club Man (1915), The Substitute (1915) and The Life Guard (1915). He died on December 29, 1943 in Suffolk, England.

23. John Alexander

Actor | The Petrified Forest

John Alexander was born on September 13, 1864. He was an actor, known for The Petrified Forest (1936) and Men in Exile (1937). He died on April 5, 1951 in Ontario, Canada.

24. A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson

Soundtrack | Australia

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1939 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to literature.

25. Prince Albert Victor

Self | Royal Murder Mysteries

Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (Albert Victor Christian Edward "Eddy"; 8 January 1864 - 14 January 1892), was the eldest child of the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, and grandson of the reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria. From the ...

28. John Jacob Astor

Self | Col. John Jacob Astor, Staff and Veterans of the Spanish-American War

John Jacob Astor was born on July 13, 1864 in Rhinebeck, New York, USA as John Jacob Astor IV. He was married to Madeleine Talmadge Force and Ava Willing. He died on April 15, 1912.

29. Alice Davenport

Actress | Cohen's Outing

Alice was a silent screen comedic actress. She worked in a number of Keystone films and also appeared in the early films that Chaplin did. Other actors that Alice worked with who went on to become big stars were Mabel Normand and Marie Dressler . Alice was married and divorced from Broadway actor ...

30. 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.

31. Richard Daniels

Actor | The Little Minister

Richard Daniels was born on January 23, 1864 in Gwubach, Wales. He was an actor, known for The Little Minister (1922), Good Cheer (1926) and Girl Shy (1924). He died on January 27, 1939 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

32. Vesta Tilley

Actress | The Girl Who Loves a Soldier

English actress Vesta Tilley (1864 - 1952) was the most famous and well paid music hall male impersonator of her day, nicknamed 'The London Idol'. She was a star in both Britain and the United States for over thirty years. Tilley also appeared in some very early silent films.

Vesta Tilley was born ...

33. Robert Broderick

Actor | The Redemption of David Corson

Robert Broderick was born in 1864 in Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Redemption of David Corson (1914), Just for Tonight (1918) and Better Than Gold (1912). He was married to Maureen Broderick. He died on July 9, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA.

34. Jeanne Bérangère

Actress | On ne badine pas avec l'amour

Jeanne Bérangère was born on June 9, 1864 in Ainay-le-Château, Allier, France as Françoise Marie Charlotte Béraud. She was an actress, known for No Trifling with Love (1924), Sans famille (1934) and Tire au flanc (1912). She died on November 18, 1928 in Paris, France.

35. Gertrude Berkeley

Actress | The Soul of Broadway

Gertrude Berkeley was born on June 24, 1864 in Plattsburgh, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Soul of Broadway (1915), War Brides (1916) and The Two Orphans (1915). She was married to Wilson Enos (1863-1904), actor. She died on June 15, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

36. E. Holman Clark

Actor | The Brass Bottle

E. Holman Clark was born on April 22, 1864 in East Hothley, Sussex, England as Ernest Holman Clark. He was an actor, known for The Brass Bottle (1914), A Message from Mars (1913) and Once Aboard the Lugger (1920). He died on September 7, 1925 in London, England.

37. Camille Claudel

Writer | Camille Claudel 1915

Sculptor who had a tempestuous relationship with Auguste Rodin, she is the older sister of author Paul Claudel.

39. Robert Hichens

Writer | The Paradine Case

British novelist Robert Smythe Hichens was born at Speldhurst in Kent, England, in 1864. He was educated at a variety of schools, including the Royal College of Music in London (his father was H.C. Hichens, the Canon of Canterbury, and wanted his son to study at Oxford, but Robert preferred a ...

40. Léon Gaumont

Producer | The First Men in the Moon

Léon Gaumont was born on May 10, 1864 in Paris, France as Léon Ernest Gaumont. He was a producer, known for The First Men in the Moon (1919), Monte Cristo Up-to-Date (1914) and Les chefs-d'oeuvre de Bébé (1910). He was married to Camille Maillard. He died on August 10, 1946 in ...

41. William Le Queux

Writer | Sadounah

Educated in London, France, and Italy, he studied art in Paris, but gave up the idea of being an artist in order to continue traveling. In Russia, he gathered materials for his first book, Guilty Bonds (1891). He alternated careers as newspaperman and novelist in the 1890s and 1910s and, it is said...

42. Joy Winthrop

Actress | Stolen Love

Joy Winthrop was born on January 21, 1864 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Josephine Clementine Williams. She was an actress, known for Stolen Love (1928), Man's Law and God's (1922) and Her Fatal Millions (1923). She died on April 1, 1950 in Hollywood, California, USA.

43. J. Darcie 'Foxy' Lloyd

Actor | Over the Fence

'Foxy' Lloyd was a failure in virtually everything he ever attempted in life. He married a domineering woman and suffered through a miserable marriage (they finally divorced in 1910; a scandalous event in those days). His work history consisted of literally dozens of careers and entrepreneurial ...

44. Albert Roccardi

Actor | Partners in Crime

Albert Roccardi was born on May 9, 1864 in Rome, Papal State. He was an actor, known for Partners in Crime (1928), The Love Parade (1929) and Sunken Silver (1925). He died on May 14, 1934 in Paris, France.

45. Israel Zangwill

Writer | The Verdict

Began as a school teacher in the East End of London.

46. Margery Bonney Erskine

Actress | A Tudor Princess

Margery Bonney Erskine was born in 1864 in Mosside, Lancashire, England as Ada Margery Bonney. She was an actress, known for A Tudor Princess (1913), Mr. Pickwick's Predicament (1912) and The Mystery of Room 13 (1915). She was married to Wallace Erskine. She died on October 30, 1949 in New York ...

47. Mikhaylo Kotsyubinsky

Writer | Tini zabutykh predkiv

Mikhaylo Kotsyubinsky (1864 - 1913) was a Ukrainian modernist and impressionist writer in the Russian Empire. He was born into a poor family of a clerk in the city of Vinnitsa. From his youth Kotsyubinsky had to work hard in order to support his blind mother and his unemployed father with a big ...

48. Miguel de Unamuno

Writer | La entrega

Miguel de Unamuno was born at number 16 of the Ronda de Bilbao, in the neighborhood of Seven Streets. In 1900 he was appointed, with only 36 years old, president of the University of Salamanca for the first time, a post he came to hold three times. In 1921 he was appointed rector. His constant ...

49. George Mozart

Actor | Coney Gets the Glad Eye

George Mozart was born on February 15, 1864 in Great Yarmouth, England as David John Gillings. He was an actor and writer, known for Coney Gets the Glad Eye (1913), Coney, Ragtimer (1913) and Coney as Peacemaker (1913). He was married to Eleanore Amelia Tennant. He died on December 10, 1947 in ...

50. George Washington Carver

Actor | George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver was born on July 12, 1864 in Diamond Grove, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for George Washington Carver (1940), George Washington Carver at Tuskegee Institute (1937) and Negro Colleges in War Time (1943). He died on January 5, 1943 in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA.


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