Date of Death between 1932-01-01 and 1932-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | Thirteen Women
Peg Entwistle's name as her birth occurred, was Lillian Millicent Entwistle, on Wednesday, July 1st, 1908 in Port Talbot, Wales, United Kingdom. Growing up, she was interested in the stage and when she became older she worked primarily as a stage actress. Peg wanted to have a shot at Hollywood. She...
2. Rin Tin Tin
Actor | While London Sleeps
The first 'Rin Tin Tin', who along with his heirs starred in numerous films and television series, was discovered during World War I, September 15, 1918, by US Air Corporal Lee Duncan and his battalion in Lorraine, France. At a bombed out dog kennel, Duncan found a mother Shepherd Dog and her ...
Producer | Whoopee!
American theatrical producer who brought the revue to spectacular heights under the slogan "Glorifying the American Girl." During the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, Ziegfeld managed bodybuilder Eugen Sandow (billed as the Great Sandow). In 1896 he turned to theatrical management. ...
4. Paul Bern
Director | The Dressmaker from Paris
Paul Bern is undoubtedly more famous today for being found shot to death in his bathroom barely 2 months after his marriage to proto-sex symbol Jean Harlow in 1932. Born in Hamburg, Germany as Paul Levy, he came to the United States with his family as a child. His mother died by drowning in the ...
Josephine Crowell was a Canadian-born character actress. She appeared in vaudeville as early as 1879. On screen, she is best remembered for her dramatic portrayal of the mother in D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915), her comedic performances in Harold Lloyd's Speedy (1928) and Stan Laurel ...
Writer | King Kong
Edgar Wallace was born on April 1, 1875 in Greenwich, London, England as Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace. He was a writer and director, known for King Kong (2005), King Kong (1933) and King Kong (1976). He was married to Ethel Violet King and Ivy Maude Caldecott. He died on February 10, 1932 in ...
Actress | Flesh and Spirit
Belle Bennett was born on April 22, 1891 in Milaca, Minnesota, USA as Ara Belle Bennett. She was an actress, known for Flesh and Spirit (1922), Recaptured Love (1930) and Courage (1930). She was married to Fred Windemere, Jack Geller and Howard Ralph Macy. She died on November 4, 1932 in Los ...
Actor | Not So Dumb
William Holden was born on May 22, 1862 in Rochester, New York, USA as Willis Chester Holt. He was an actor, known for Not So Dumb (1930), Holiday (1930) and Dance, Fools, Dance (1931). He was married to Louise Osborne. He died on March 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
10. Evelyn Preer
Actress | Within Our Gates
Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, pioneering black actress Evelyn Preer was educated in Chicago, where she and her mother moved after the death of her father. She entered show business vis vaudeville and the "chitlin' circuit" of minstrel shows that served the country's strictly segregated black ...
Director | The Shark Master
Fred LeRoy Granville, ASC was one of the original 15 founders of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). The reorganization committee met in the home of William C. Foster on Saturday, December 21, 1918 and drew up a new set of bylaws. The 10-member committee and five invited Cinema Camera ...
Actor | The Painted Angel
George MacFarlane was born on November 17, 1878 in Frontenac, Ontario, Canada as George Jarvis McFarlane. He was an actor, known for The Painted Angel (1929), Frozen Justice (1929) and Nix on Dames (1929). He was married to Viola Gillette. He died on February 22, 1932 in Hollywood, California, USA.
14. Thomas Jefferson
Actor | The Missing Links
Thomas Jefferson was born on September 10, 1856 in New York City, New York, USA as Thomas Lockyer Jefferson. He was an actor, known for The Missing Links (1916), Tarzan of the Apes (1918) and Rip Van Winkle (1914). He was married to Daisy Jefferson and Eugenia Paul. He died on April 2, 1932 in ...
15. Kenneth Grahame
Writer | The Wind in the Willows
Kenneth Grahame was born on 8 March 1859 and was orphaned by the time he was five years old. He went to live with his grandmother in Cookham Dene, Berkshire. He attended St. Edward's School there, and at the age of 17 began working as a clerk for the Bank of England. He stayed on, was promoted ...
16. Margaret Brown
Margaret Tobin was born on 18 July, 1867, the daughter of Irish immigrants John and Johanna Tobin. Her father had been widowed with one daughter and her mother was widowed with one daughter also. They had 4 more children including Margaret and raised their six children in Hannibal, Missouri. ...
17. Gustav Botz
Gustav Botz was born on August 4, 1883 in Bremen, Germany. He was an actor, known for Nosferatu (1922), Gräfin de Castro (1916) and Der Kampf um die Ehe - 1. Teil: Wenn in der Ehe die Liebe stirbt (1919). He was married to Elisabeth Botz-Kotz. He died on September 29, 1932 in Bremen.
21. Earle Rodney
Writer | The College Kiddo
Earle Rodney was born on June 4, 1888 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Earle Rodney Hupp. He was a writer and actor, known for The College Kiddo (1927), Uppercut O'Brien (1929) and Clancy at the Bat (1929). He was married to Leona Adelle Domke. He died on December 16, 1932 in Los Angeles, California,...
22. Guy Oliver
Actor | The Covered Wagon
Guy Oliver was born on September 25, 1878 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as George Guy Oliver. He was an actor and director, known for The Covered Wagon (1923), What Every Woman Knows (1921) and The Little Minister (1921). He was married to Elinor. He died on September 1, 1932 in Hollywood, California, ...
23. Helen Hayes
Actress | Riders of the Range
Helen Marie Hayes, youngest child of Charles Thomas Hayes and Martha Belle Marshall, was born in Jun 1893, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and had two siblings, Jesse Thomas Hayes (1875-1943) and Gertrude A. Hayes (1880-1950). The Hayes family had moved from Ohio to Kentucky, then to Tennessee.
24. Jay Hunt
Director | What Love Can Do
Jay Hunt was born on August 4, 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was a director and actor, known for What Love Can Do (1916), The Black Sheep of the Family (1916) and The Promise (1917). He was married to Florence Hale. He died on November 18, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
25. Wilton Lackaye
Actor | Trilby
Wilton Lackaye was born in Loudon County, Virginia, and educated at Georgetown University. He was barely out of college when he made his debut as Lucentio opposite Lawrence Barrett in an 1883 revival of "Francesca da Rimini". A powerfully built, mustachioed stage star of the old school, Lackaye ...
26. Otto Matieson
Actor | The Maltese Falcon
Otto Matieson was born on March 27, 1893 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for The Maltese Falcon (1931), Behind Closed Doors (1929) and Scaramouche (1923). He was married to Isabel La Mal. He died on February 19, 1932 in Safford, Arizona, USA.
27. Norman Forbes
Actor | The Second Mrs. Tanqueray
Norman Forbes was born on September 24, 1858 in Barnsbury, London, England as Norman Forbes-Robertson. He was an actor, known for The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (1916) and The Real Thing at Last (1916). He was married to Louise Wilson. He died on September 28, 1932 in Heavitree, Exeter, Devon, England.
Assistant Director | Ein blonder Traum
Robert Forster-Larrinaga was born in 1880. He was an actor and assistant director, known for A Blonde Dream (1932), Dr. Mabuse the Gambler (1922) and Die Abenteuerin von Monte Carlo - 2. Marokkanische Nächte (1921). He died on July 2, 1932 in Berlin, Germany.
30. John Steppling
Actor | Tess of the D'Urbervilles
John Steppling was born on August 8, 1870 in Essen, Germany as John C. Steppling. He was an actor and director, known for Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913), Lombardi, Ltd. (1919) and Billy and the Butler (1912). He died on April 5, 1932 in Hollywood, California, USA.
31. William Freeman
Actor | Mirandy Smiles
William Freeman was a unknown American character actor, handsome dark-haired performer who began on comedy and drama theatre from the early 1900s, later appearing in drama and action films, first working under the direction of D.W. Griffith from around the mid 1910s, followed by the Majestic Film ...
32. Aubrey Lyles
Actor | A Son of Satan
Aubrey Lyles was an African American songwriter and lyricist who also was a Broadway actor and vaudeville performer as part of a duo with Flournoy Miller (who was better known as F.E. Miller). Born in Jackson, Tennessee in 1883, Lyles met Miller when he was studying medicine at Fisk University. The...
35. Harry Bates
Actor | By Parcel Post
Harry Bates was born in 1870 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA as Harry Gillespie Bates. He was an actor and writer, known for By Parcel Post (1914), The Brass Bowl (1914) and Sheep's Clothing (1914). He was married to Maude Morrison. He died on December 29, 1932 in East Islip, New York, USA.
36. Charles Gabriel
Soundtrack | 2012
Hymn-composer, author and conductor Charles H. Gabriel, Sr. was educated in the public schools of Wilton, Iowa. In San Francisco, California he conducted church choirs, and later he compiled hymnals for publishing companies. He joined ASCAP in 1940, and his sacred-music compositions include "...
37. Norman McKinnel
Actor | Hindle Wakes
Norman McKinnel was born on February 10, 1870 in Maxwelltown, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for Hindle Wakes (1918), Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour (1931) and Fanny Hawthorne (1927). He was married to Gertrude Scott. He died on March 29, 1932 in Bloomsbury, London, England.
Actor | Sin Takes a Holiday
Louis John Bartels was born on October 19, 1895 in Bunker Hill, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Sin Takes a Holiday (1930), Broadway Nights (1927) and The Florodora Girl (1930). He was married to Martha Wood. He died on March 4, 1932 in Hollywood, California, USA.
Writer | Long Lance
Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance was born Sylvester Clark Long in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was the son of Joseph S. Long.
Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance's career started when he was employed by a wild west show, whose owner mistook him for native American. It being the 1920's, he knew that ...
45. Tom Coventry
Actor | Woman to Woman
Tom Coventry was born in the mid 1860's. He began his acting career in theatre from the 1880's. Handsome sophisticated performer who had a flare for both comedy and drama, making his film debut with starring and supporting roles for the Barker Film Company in 1913, moved to I.B. Davidson Film Co in...
46. Claude Cooper
Actor | The Unfortunate Marriage
Claude Cooper was born on September 4, 1880 in London, England. He was an actor and director, known for The Unfortunate Marriage (1917), The Country Girl (1915) and Simple Simon's Schooling (1916). He was married to Antoinette. He died on July 20, 1932 in Laurelton, Queens, New York, USA.
47. J. Meade Falkner
Writer | Mystery and Imagination
He was appointed Chairman of the Tyneside shipbuilding and armaments giant Armstrong Whitworth in 1915. Following studies at Oxford in classics, history and theology, he became tutor to the family of Sir Andrew Noble, his predecessor as Armstrong Whitworth's Chairman. His progress through the ...
48. Leo Nomis
Leo Nomis was born on May 5, 1889 in Iowa, USA. He is known for his work on Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916), The Dawn Patrol (1930) and Sky Bride (1932). He died on February 5, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress | Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Minnie Maddern Fiske was born on December 19, 1865 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Mary Augusta Davey. She was an actress, known for Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1913) and Vanity Fair (1915). She was married to Harrison Grey Fiske and LeGrand White. She died on February 15, 1932 in Queens, New York...