Birth Date between 1904-01-01 and 1904-12-31 (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)
Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 46
His Imperial Highness Tsarevich Alexei Nikolaevich Romanov was born on August 12, 1904, in the Peterhof Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia. He was the youngest child and only son of Their Imperial Majesties Tsar Nicholas II and Tsaritsa Alexandra Fyodorovna. His birth was a cause for much celebration ...
Actress | The Terrible People
Alyce got her start as a singer performing on the streets of Omaha with her parents. She won a 1923 Nebraska beauty contest and later joined the Ziegfeld Follies. During her time in the Follies, she was confused with actress 'Alice' McCormick who was named a respondent in a divorce suit again ...
One of seven children of dirt-poor Georgia farmers, Charles Arthur Floyd was born on February 3, 1904. His family moved to Oklahoma shortly after his birth, where they bought a small farm. Their luck was no better in Oklahoma than it was in Georgia, and drought, plagues of insects and devastating ...
Actress | Sunnyside Up
Pretty-as-a-picture Marjorie White was a charming comedienne, and although she was never the star, she stole many scenes from stars. She co-starred with some of the leading comediennes of the day, such as Wheeler and Woolsey, the Three Stooges, and Joe E. Brown, and brought smiles to the faces of ...
10. Charlotte Bryant
Charlotte Bryant was born in 1904 in Londonderry, Northern Ireland as Charlotte McHugh. She died on July 15, 1936 in Exeter, Devon, England.
11. Katherine Grant
Actress | Wild Papa
Katherine Grant was born on May 1, 1904 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents divorced and her father passed away in 1921. At the age of eighteen she won the Miss Los Angeles beauty contest and competed in the Miss America pageant. Katherine worked as a professional dancer and to make extra money...
12. Rosamond Pinchot
Actress | The Three Musketeers
Rosamond Pinchot was born in New York City. Her father Amos Pinchot was a wealthy lawyer and political activist. Rosemond was educated at Miss Chaplin's school in Manhattan. Her parents divorced in 1918 and soon after her mother remarried. When she was nineteen Rosemond was discovered by theater ...
14. Patrick Gover
Actor | Pride and Prejudice
Patrick Gover was born on July 8, 1904 in Paddington, London, England as Patrick Montgomery Gover. He was an actor, known for Pride and Prejudice (1938), Bardell Against Pickwick (1938) and Cinderella (1937). He died on January 17, 1939 in Notting Hill, London.
15. Otto Rahn
Otto Rahn was born on February 18, 1904 in Michelstadt, Hesse, Germany as Otto Wilhelm Rahn. He died on March 13, 1939 in Kufstein, Tyrol, Austria.
19. Harold Johnsrud
25. Joe Penner
Actor | New Faces of 1937
Mostly forgotten today, radio comic Joe Penner was a major craze back in Depression-era 1933 and 1934. There was no heavy social significance to his work and certainly no subtlety -- just alot of slapstick silliness that helped audiences forget their troubles and get happy. People today equate ...
29. Mary McIvor
Actress | Paddy O'Hara
Mary McIvor born Mary Ellsworth McIvor in Barnesville, Ohio in 1904. Vaudeville performer, beautiful, lovely young brunette star who appeared mainly in westerns from 1917 at the age of 13, first starring role as Lady Maryska in 'Paddy O'Hara' directed by Walter Edwards and starring her future ...
31. Nisse Lind
Actress | En flicka kommer till sta'n
Nisse Lind was born on October 27, 1904 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Nils Einar Lind. She was an actress, known for En flicka kommer till sta'n (1937), Kronans käcka gossar (1940) and The Count of the Old Town (1935). She died on October 25, 1941.
Actor | Die schwedische Nachtigall
Joachim Gottschalk was born on April 10, 1904 in Calau, Brandenburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Die schwedische Nachtigall (1941), Eine Frau wie Du (1939) and You and I (1938). He was married to Meta Wolff. He died on November 6, 1941 in Berlin, Germany.
35. Boris Alekin
Actor | Golowin geht durch die Stadt
Slight, skinny, sweet-faced, with light blue eyes and wavy blond hair, young Boris Alekin fled the October Revolution and settled down in Germany. The young Russian who could speak four languages (Russian, German, English and French) soon became an actor in his host country, mainly in the theater (...
Self | Triumph des Willens
Reinhard Heydrich began his career as an officer in the post-World War I German navy. He was dishonorably discharged after becoming involved in an illicit love affair. The young woman became pregnant, but instead of marrying her, Heydrich met and soon got engaged to Lina von Osten. In 1930 Heydrich...
41. Joseph Schmidt
Actor | A Star Fell from Heaven
Educated in Czernowitz, his musical education began in a synagogue choir. In 1924 he moved to Berlin to continue his musical studies. His opera debut was in Berlin in 1929, his film career began in 1931 with "Liebesexpress". His most famous movie was the 1933 film "Ein Lied geht um die Welt." He ...
45. Robert Dorsay
Actor | Die Fledermaus
Robert Dorsay was born on August 16, 1904 in Bremen, Germany as Robert Stampa. He was an actor, known for Die Fledermaus (1937), The Ways of Love Are Strange (1937) and To New Shores (1937). He was married to Louise Mentkes. He died on October 29, 1943 in Berlin, Germany.
46. Fats Waller
Soundtrack | Eraserhead
Thomas Waller was born in 1904. He was one of the most important pianist in the history of jazz. He studied piano with James P. Johnson, one of the masters of the stride piano in the 1920s. Fats began recording his first piano solos in 1923. He worked in the revue "Hot Chocolates" in the late 1920s...
47. Arthur B. Woods
Director | On Secret Service
Hailed as one of Britain's most promising pre-war film directors, Arthur Woods' career was cut tragically short by his death in World War II at the age of 39. He was the only British director to serve in combat and to be decorated for valor.
The only son of an Anglo-Argentine shipping magnate, Woods...