Birth Date between 1879-01-01 and 1879-12-31 (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)


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1. Rentarô Taki

Soundtrack | La La Land

The last musical piece he did was a piano piece called "Urami" (Regret), which he composed four months before his death.

2. Jiggs Donahue

Self | World Series Baseball Game

Jiggs Donahue was born on July 13, 1879 in Springfield, Ohio, USA as John Augustus Donahue. He died on July 19, 1913 in Columbus, Ohio.

4. Patrick Pearse

Patrick Pearse was born on November 10, 1879 in 27 Great Brunswick Street, Dublin, Ireland, UK as Patrick Henry Pearse. He died on May 3, 1916 in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin, Ireland, UK [now Republic of Ireland].

5. Holger Holm

Director | Døden

Holger Holm was born on February 7, 1879 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor and director, known for Døden (1910), Verdensgiften (1914) and Kærlighed gør stærk (1913). He died on August 29, 1916 in Copenhagen.

6. Sydney Ayres

Director | Beyond the City

Handsome, dark wavy-haired leading man who appeared on the New York stage, starred in early silent films (1-3 reelers) as well as directed and wrote scenarios. Worked for various studios including Edison, American, Powers, Rex, Big U (Universal), Laemmle, Nestor and Selig. Still working until the ...

7. Marshall Farnum

Director | Wormwood

Marshall Farnum was born on December 19, 1879 in Natick, Massachusetts, USA as Marshall Perkins Farnum. He was a director and actor, known for Wormwood (1915), The House of Mirrors (1916) and Lady Audley's Secret (1915). He was married to Helena M. Scott and Louise A. Lewis. He died on February 19,...

8. John Purroy Mitchel

Self | Our Mutual Girl

John Purroy Mitchel was born on July 19, 1879 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Olive Child Mitchel. He died on July 6, 1918 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA.

9. Vitold Polonsky

Actor | Posle smerti

Vitold Polonsky was born in 1879 as Vitold Alfonsovich Polonsky. He was an actor and director, known for After Death (1915), Her Sister's Rival (1916) and Pesn lyubvi nedopetaya (1918). He died on January 5, 1919.

12. Constance Crawley

Actress | Thais

Constance Crawley was born on March 30, 1879 in London, England. She was an actress and writer, known for Thais (1914), Charlotte Corday (1914) and Francesca da Rimini (1913). She was married to John Sayer Crawley. She died on March 17, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

13. Emiliano Zapata

Emiliano Zapata was born on August 8, 1879 in Anenecuilo, Mexico, the son of a local businessman. He was not himself a tenant farmer, but was raised amoung them in the predominantly agrarian Morelos district, where the primitive living conditions convinced him of the need for sweeping reforms. He ...

14. George Gebhardt

Actor | The Puppet Crown

George Gebhardt was born on September 21, 1879 in Basel, Switzerland. He was an actor and director, known for The Puppet Crown (1915), The Chosen Prince, or The Friendship of David and Jonathan (1917) and A Woman's Way (1908). He was married to Mrs. George Gebhardt. He died on May 2, 1919 in ...

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), A Kract Affair (1916) and The Enemy's Baby (1913). He was married to Mrs. B.F. Clinton. He died on November 18, 1919 in New York, USA.

16. Georg Queri

Writer | Die Erbin vom Rosenhof

Bavarian 'Heimat' writer and journalist; friend of Ludwig Thoma.

17. Béla Magas

Actor | Lu, a kokott

Béla Magas was born on April 2, 1879 in Kassa, Hungary, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Lu, the Coquette (1919), Sappho (1919) and A tékozló fiú (1919). He died on February 20, 1920 in Budapest, Hungary.

18. Béla Cserny

Actor | Jönnek az oroszok

Béla Cserny was born on May 5, 1879 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Jönnek az oroszok (1914). He died on February 26, 1921 in Budapest, Hungary.

19. Martin Oscár

Actor | Erotikon

Martin Oscár was born on December 28, 1879 in Sweden. He was an actor, known for Erotikon (1920) and Gyurkovicsarna (1920). He died on April 25, 1921 in Stockholm, Sweden.

20. Maxwell Karger

Producer | The Hole in the Wall

Karger was married to Ann Conley of the "Ann & Effie Conley Sisters" Vaudeville Act. He was one of the original founders and the general manager of Metro Pictures in New York before they moved to Hollywood and merged with Samuel Goldwyn and Louis B. Mayer to form MGM Pictures. His son Fred Karger ...

21. Harry Williams

Soundtrack | Wonder Woman

Harry Williams was born on August 23, 1879 in Faribault, Minnesota, USA. He died on May 15, 1922 in Oakland, California, USA.

22. George Bronson Howard

Director | Perils of the Secret Service

He served as an intelligence officer with the British Army during the First World War.

23. 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 Girl from Porcupine (1921) and The Hungarian Nabob (1915). He was married to Mary Malatesta. He died on June 2, 1923 in Saranac Lake, New ...

25. T. Tamamoto

Actor | The Man Who Disappeared

T. Tamamoto was born on August 27, 1879 in Japan as Tsunetaro Sugimoto. He was an actor, known for The Man Who Disappeared (1914), The Innocence of Ruth (1916) and The Mystery of Room 13 (1915). He was married to Emma L. Brown. He died on September 28, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA.

26. Sid Kearns

Actor | The Pedlar of Penmaenmawr

Sid Kearns was born in 1879 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England as Sidney James Venus. He was an actor, known for The Pedlar of Penmaenmawr (1912), Grimaldi (1914) and Bernardo's Confession (1914). He died on October 1, 1924 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.

27. Vano Sarajishvili

Actor | Mamis mkvleli

Vano Sarajishvili was born on May 13, 1879 in Signagi, Georgia, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for In the Pillory (1923). He died on November 11, 1924 in Tiflis, Georgian SSR, TSFSR, USSR.

28. Lottie Alter

Actress | The Eternal City

Lottie Alter was born on January 16, 1879 in La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA. She was an actress, known for The Eternal City (1915), The Lottery Man (1916) and An Arizona Romance (1910). She died on December 25, 1924 in Beechurst, New York, USA.

29. Harry McCabe

Actor | The Squaw Man

Harry McCabe was born in February 1879 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Harold Albin McCabe. He was an actor, known for The Squaw Man (1914), True Nobility (1916) and April (1916). He was married to Evelyn McKibben. He died on February 11, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Shorty Hamilton

Actor | Denny from Ireland

Shorty Hamilton was born on September 9, 1879 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John H. Hamilton. He was an actor, known for Denny from Ireland (1918), It Happened Out West (1923) and The Snail (1918). He was married to Ethel Spurgint (actress). He died on March 7, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

31. John Webster

Actor | The Old Parlor

John Webster was born in 1879 in the USA. He was an actor, known for The Old Parlor (1913). He died on May 13, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA.

32. James Haggar

Actor | The Life of Charles Peace

James Haggar was born on May 3, 1879 in Dartford, Kent, England. He was an actor, known for The Life of Charles Peace (1905), Weary Willie and Tired Tim Turned Barbers (1903) and The Sheep Stealer (1908). He was married to Kate Haggar. He died on December 1, 1925 in Sydney, New South Wales, ...

33. Edvin Stenström

Actor | Polyteekkarifilmi

Edvin Stenström was born on August 7, 1879. He was an actor, known for Polyteekkarifilmi (1924) and Suursalon häät (1924). He died on June 15, 1926.

36. Isabel Jay

Self | Biograph Beauty Postcard

Isabel Jay was born on October 17, 1879 in London, England. She was married to Frank Curzon (actor) and Henry Shepherd Cavendish (African explorer). She died on February 26, 1927 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

37. Clem Easton

Director | The Trail of the Upper Yukon

Clem Easton was born on December 26, 1879 in Summit, New Jersey, USA as Henry Clement Easton. He was a director and writer, known for The Trail of the Upper Yukon (1915), The Adventure of the Yellow Curl Papers (1915) and The Ladder of Fortune (1915). He was married to Dorothy Jewell. He died on ...

38. Elfie Fay

Actress | Trouble Chaser

Elfie Fay was born on January 11, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA as Elfie Virginia Fay. She was an actress, known for Trouble Chaser (1926), A Perfect Day (1927) and A Movie Mad Maid (1924). She was married to Samuel A. Brenner and Eugene Elwood. She died on September 16, 1927 in Hollywood, ...

39. Emma Carus

Self | Actors' Fund Field Day

Emma Carus a beautiful and highly well-known contralto singing star who was in the cast of the original Ziegfeld Follies, frequently sang in vaudeville and Broadway theatre's in many musical dramas, appearing in 'Rally Round the Flag' at the Union Square Theatre in 1897. She appeared in only one ...

41. Gladys Ffolliott

Actress | Old Bill Through the Ages

British stage actress who appeared in a few silent films. She had a stage career in England and the United States which last half a century. Among her performances on the London stage were "Becky Sharp," "Very Little Hamlet," "Outward Bound," and "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray," in which she supported ...

42. Silvio Hein

Composer | Charity

Silvio Hein was born on March 15, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a composer, known for Charity (1916), M*A*S*H (1972) and The Lambs' All-Star Gambol (1914). He was married to Anna V. Mooney. He died on December 19, 1928 in Saranac Lake, New York.

43. Charles McEvoy

Writer | The Man in the Shadows

Father: Charles Ambrose McEvoy; Mother: Mary Jane Stock.

44. Winnington Barnes

Actor | Grim Justice

Winnington Barnes was born in 1879 in Bath, Somerset, England as Arthur Edward Barnes. He was an actor, known for Grim Justice (1916). He died on February 17, 1929 in Theatre Royal, Brighton, Sussex, England.

45. Francis J. Grandon

Director | The Lure of Heart's Desire

Francis J. Grandon was born in 1879 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Lure of Heart's Desire (1916), When May Weds December (1913) and Miss Nobody (1920). He died on July 11, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

46. Leslie Faber

Actor | The Ringer

Leslie Faber born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1879. Highly successful stage actor, perhaps his most notable performances was 'The Hypocrites' in 1906, 'Lady Patricia' at the Empire Theatre in 1912 'Diplomacy' in 1914 and The Patriot' in 1928, also well-known on Broadway stage. Handsome smart ...

47. Miller Huggins

Self | The Baseball Revue of 1917

Miller Huggins was born on March 27, 1879 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Miller James Huggins. He died on September 25, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA.

49. Emilio Ghione

Actor | I topi grigi

Emilio Ghione was born on July 30, 1879 in Turin, Piedmont, Italy as Emilio Luigi Carlo giuseppe Maria Ghione. He was an actor and director, known for I topi grigi (1918), Za-la-Mort (1915) and Il triangolo giallo (1917). He died on January 7, 1930 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

50. Louis Leon Hall

Actor | The Man Inside

Louis Leon Hall was born on May 26, 1879 in Oneida, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Man Inside (1916), Man and Morality (1916) and The Man of Shame (1915). He was married to Ethel Robertson. He died on April 17, 1930 in Houghton, Maine, USA.


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