Date of Death between 1932-01-01 and 1932-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Peg Entwistle

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 ...

3. Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.

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 ...

5. Pierre Batcheff

Actor | Les deux timides

Pierre Batcheff was born on June 23, 1907 in Harbin, Manchuria, China as Piotr Bacev. He was an actor and writer, known for Two Timid Souls (1928), Monte Cristo (1929) and The Chess Player (1927). He died on April 13, 1932 in Paris, France.

6. Josephine Crowell

Actress | Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

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 ...

7. Edgar Wallace

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 ...

8. Belle Bennett

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 ...

9. William Holden

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 ...

11. Fred LeRoy Granville

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 ...

12. John Philip Sousa

Soundtrack | Captain America: The First Avenger

John Philip Sousa was born on November 6, 1854 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He was married to Jane van Middlesworth Bellis. He died on March 6, 1932 in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA.

13. George MacFarlane

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

Actor | Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens

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.

18. Will Walling

Actor | The Range Feud

Will Walling was born on June 2, 1872 in Sacramento City, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for The Range Feud (1931), The Little Minister (1921) and Heroes of the Street (1922). He was married to Effie Bond. He died on March 5, 1932 in California, USA.

19. Albert Gran

Actor | 7th Heaven

Albert Gran was born on August 4, 1862 in Bergen, Norway. He was an actor, known for 7th Heaven (1927), Employees' Entrance (1933) and The Man from Blankley's (1930). He died on December 16, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Bud Ross

Actor | The Twins

Bud Ross was born on November 8, 1868 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Aaron Crawford Ross. He was an actor and writer, known for The Twins (1913), The Chief Cook (1917) and The Burglar's Dilemma (1912). He died on March 19, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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.

Helen ...

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.

28. David Hartford

Director | Then Came the Woman

David Hartford was born on January 11, 1873 in Ontonian, Michigan, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Then Came the Woman (1926), The Golden Snare (1921) and Jack O'Hearts (1926). He died on October 30, 1932 in Hollywood, California, USA.

29. Robert Forster-Larrinaga

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...

33. Eva Speyer

Actress | Die Vase der Semirames

Eva Speyer was born on August 24, 1883 in Berlin, Germany as Eva Stöckl Speyer. She was an actress, known for Die Vase der Semirames (1918), Der galante König - August der Starke (1920) and Sein Rekordflug (1914). She died in 1932.

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.

38. Louis John Bartels

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.

39. Roy Wilson

Actor | Won in the Clouds

Roy Wilson was born in 1902. He is known for his work on Won in the Clouds (1928), Hell's Angels (1930) and Eagle of the Night (1928). He died on June 25, 1932 in Dry Lake, California, USA.

40. Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance

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 ...

41. Dimitri Buchowetzki

Director | Valencia

Dimitri Buchowetzki was born in 1885 in Russia as Dmitry Savelyevych Bukhovecky. He was a director and writer, known for Valencia (1926), The Swan (1925) and Othello (1922). He died in 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

42. Rose Wood

Actress | Sylvia on a Spree

Rose Wood was born in 1850 in England. She was an actress, known for Sylvia on a Spree (1918). She was married to Lewis Morrison (1845-1906). She died on March 7, 1932 in Tenafly, New Jersey, USA.

43. Alfred Cohn

Director | Gaardsangersken

Alfred Cohn was born on June 14, 1867 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was a director and actor, known for Gaardsangersken (1916), I de unge Aar (1915) and Kærlighedens Firkløver (1915). He died on July 6, 1932.

44. Emil Helsengreen

Actor | Store forventninger

Emil Helsengreen was born on February 24, 1863. He was an actor, known for Store forventninger (1922), Moderkærlighed (1913) and Eksplosionen (1914). He died on July 30, 1932.

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

Stunts | Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

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.

49. Louis Leubas

Actor | Les vampires

Louis Leubas was born in 1870 in France. He was an actor, known for Les vampires (1915), The Vampires: Satanas (1916) and The Vampires: The Thunder Master (1916). He died on August 29, 1932 in Digne-les-Bains, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France.

50. Minnie Maddern Fiske

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...


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