Birth Date between 1879-01-01 and 1879-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
51. King Baggot
Actor | Jim Webb, Senator
St. Louis-born King Baggot traveled to New York City with the express intent of crashing Broadway, but began his film career in nearby Fort Lee, NJ, in 1909. It didn't take long before he graduated from actor to writer and director--at times performing all three functions; in Shadows (1914) he not ...
53. Kathlyn Williams
Actress | The Rosary
Pioneer silver screen star Kathlyn Williams is primarily known as the spry blonde of the very first Hollywood cliffhanger, The Adventures of Kathlyn (1913), in which her real first name was used in the title. This accomplishment has resulted in many reference works mistakenly referring to her as an...
56. William Fox
Producer | 7th Heaven
Starting at the age 8 he had a series of jobs before starting his own business in 1900, which was sold to buy a Brooklyn nickelodeon in 1904. As the new owner with an empty house, Fox hired a coin manipulator and a barker to attract patrons into the dark 146-seat theatre. Once audiences adequately ...
57. Roberto Roberti
Director | Passa l'amore
Roberto Roberti was born on August 5, 1879 in Torella dei Lombardi, Campania, Italy as Vincenzo Leone. He was a director and actor, known for Passa l'amore (1916), Tenebre (1916) and Meteora (1916). He was married to Bice Valerian. He died on January 9, 1959 in Torella dei Lombardi.
Actor | Night and the City
Stanislaus Zbyszko was born on April 1, 1879 in Jodlowa, Galicia, Austria-Hungary as Stanislaw Jan Cyganiewicz. He was an actor, known for Night and the City (1950), Madison Square Garden (1932) and Gotch-Zbyszko World's Championship Wrestling Match (1910). He was married to Anna. He died on ...
59. Harry A. Pollard
Director | The Quest
Harry A. Pollard was born on January 23, 1879 in Republic City, Kansas, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Quest (1915), Tonight at Twelve (1929) and Show Boat (1929). He was married to Margarita Fischer. He died on July 6, 1934 in Pasadena, California, USA.
60. André Deed
Actor | L'uomo meccanico
Starting his show-business career as a singer and acrobat in French music halls, Deed got in almost at the ground floor of the French film industry, making his debut in 1905. It didn't take him long to become one of France's first major comic film stars, and he soon became internationally famous. ...
61. Louise Hampton
Actress | Busman's Honeymoon
Louise Hampton was born on December 23, 1879 in Stockport, Cheshire, England. She was an actress, known for Haunted Honeymoon (1940), The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952) and The Middle Watch (1940). She was married to Edward Thane. She died on February 10, 1954 in Charing Cross ...
62. George Rosener
Actor | Sh! The Octopus
George Rosener was born on May 23, 1879 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Sh! The Octopus (1937), The Secret of Treasure Island (1938) and I'll Sell My Life (1941). He was married to Adele R. Oswald (remarried), Adele R. Oswald and May Hillman. He died on March 29, ...
63. 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 ...
65. Joe De Stefani
Actor | The Man They Could Not Hang
Joe De Stefani was born on October 3, 1879 in Venice, Italy. He was an actor, known for The Man They Could Not Hang (1939), Twelve Crowded Hours (1939) and A Man to Remember (1938). He was married to Helen De Stefani. He died on October 26, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress | Dziewczeta z Nowolipek
Mieczyslawa Cwiklinska was a Polish actress, comedienne and singer. For more than 50 years on the stage, she was one of Poland's most outstanding comedic actors and singers.
She appeared on both stage and in film, and did operettas and the classics. She received numerous awards including ...
68. Charles Bryant
Actor | Revelation
Charles Bryant was born on January 8, 1879 in Hartford, Cheshire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Revelation (1918), Stronger Than Death (1920) and Salomé (1922). He was married to Marjorie Gilhooley. He died on August 7, 1948 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA.
69. Leon M. Lion
Actor | Number Seventeen
Leon Marks Lion was an English actor, primarily of stage but also of screen; playwright, theatrical manager and producer. His first professional performance was in 1897, and he went on to enjoy a successful and varied career on the stage (including touring with light opera and Shakespeare companies...
72. Jack Norworth
Soundtrack | Frequency
Jack Norworth was born on January 5, 1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as John Godfrey Knauff. He was married to Amy B. Archer Swor, Dorothy Adelphi, Nora Bayes, Mary Johnson and Louise Dresser. He died on September 1, 1959 in Laguna Beach, California, USA.
73. Henry Hebert
Actor | La Tosca
Henry Hebert was born on November 12, 1879 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Henry Joseph Hebert. He was an actor, known for La Tosca (1918), The Little Minister (1922) and The Clean-Up Man (1928). He was married to Helen Elizabeth Davidge. He died on January 18, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, ...
74. Elizabeth Dunne
Actress | Stage Door
Elizabeth Dunne was born on April 23, 1879 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Elizabeth Dunn. She was an actress, known for Stage Door (1937), A Double Life (1947) and Someone to Remember (1943). She died on November 12, 1954 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
77. Neal Hart
Actor | Butterfly Range
Neal Hart was born on April 7, 1879 in Staten Island, New York, USA as Cornelius Augustus Hart Jr. He was an actor and director, known for Butterfly Range (1922), Lure of Gold (1922) and South of Northern Lights (1922). He was married to Lula Gertrude Pielstick. He died on April 2, 1949 in Woodland...
78. Eugenie Forde
Actress | Cameo Kirby
Eugenie Forde was born on June 22, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Cameo Kirby (1923), The Courtesan (1916) and Fair Enough (1918). She was married to Guy H. Fetters. She died on September 5, 1940 in Van Nuys, California, USA.
79. Matheson Lang
Actor | Carnival
Matheson Lang was born on May 15, 1879 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Alexander Matheson Lang. He was an actor and writer, known for Carnival (1921), The Scarlet Daredevil (1928) and Drake the Pirate (1935). He was married to Nellie Hutin Britton. He died on April 11, 1948 in Bridgetown, Barbados.
80. Ernest Shepard
Writer | Christopher Robin
Ernest Shepard was born on December 10, 1879 in London, England as Ernest Howard Shepard. He is known for his work on Christopher Robin (2018), The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977) and Winnie the Pooh (2011). He was married to Norah Carrol and Florence Chaplin. He died on March 24, 1976 in...
81. Elliott Dexter
Actor | The Witching Hour
Elliott Dexter was born on December 21, 1879 in Galveston, Texas, USA as Adelbert Elliott Dexter. He was an actor, known for The Witching Hour (1921), Woman and Wife (1918) and Daphne and the Pirate (1916). He was married to Mrs. Nina Chisholm Untermyer (socialite) and Marie Doro. He died on June ...
84. Karl Etlinger
Actor | Der Hexer
Karl Etlinger was born on October 16, 1879 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor and writer, known for The Sorceror (1932), Liebeswalzer (1930) and Die Fledermaus (1931). He was married to Margarethe Horn and Maria Musehold. He died on May 8, 1946 in Berlin, Germany.
85. Alfred Paget
Alfred Paget was born on June 2, 1879 in London, England. He was an actor and director, known for Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916), Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917) and Martyrs of the Alamo (1915). He was married to Leila Halstead Paget. He died in 1925.
86. 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 ...
88. Gertie Millar
Actress | The House of Bondage
Gertie Millar was born on February 20, 1879 in Manningham, Bradford, England as Gertrude Miller. She was an actress, known for The House of Bondage (1914). She was married to William Humble Ward, second Earl of Dudley and Lionel Monckton. She died on April 25, 1952 in Chiddingford, England.
Alma Mahler-Werfel (Vienna, 1879 -- New York, 1964) - born in a wealthy bourgeois Viennese family, the daughter of the popular painter Emil Jakob Schindler and his wife Anna von Bergen - was arguably one of the greatest femmes fatales of the turn-of-the-century Europe: an era that was not only rich...
91. Romeo Bosetti
Director | Il ne faut pas courir deux lièvres à la fois
Romeo Bosetti was born on January 18, 1879 in Chiari, Lombardy, Italy as Roméo Joseph Bosetti. He was a director and actor, known for Il ne faut pas courir deux lièvres à la fois (1914), Fidèle jusqu'à la mort (1911) and Un chien tenace (1913). He died on October 27, ...
Actor | The Ten Commandments
Charles de Rochefort was born on July 7, 1879 in Port-Vendres, Pyrénées-Orientales, France as Charles d' Authier de Rochefort. He was an actor and director, known for The Ten Commandments (1923), Parada Paramount (1930) and Le secret du docteur (1930). He died on February 2, 1952 in Paris, France.
94. Fritzi Scheff
Actress | Pretty Mrs. Smith
The daughter of Hortense Scheff Yarger, a prima donna with the Imperial Opera in Vienna, Fritzi Scheff made her debut when eight years old singing Juliet in Charles Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" with the Frankfurt Opera company. After appearing with several other opera companies in Germany, she spent...
Director | Daring Love
Rowland G. Edwards was born on May 6, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA as Rowland Griffiths Edwards. He was a director and actor, known for Daring Love (1924), The Man from Yesterday (1932) and Heart Strings (1920). He was married to Doris Packer and Luella Lorena Morey. He died on August 10, ...
Actor | Back to God's Country
Wellington A. Playter was born on December 9, 1879 in Rawcliffe, England. He was an actor and director, known for Back to God's Country (1919), The County Chairman (1914) and The Wicked Darling (1919). He died on July 15, 1937 in Oakland, California, USA.
100. 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 ...