Date of Death between 1944-01-01 and 1944-12-31 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
2. Durward Lely
Actor | Rob Roy
Durward Lely was born James Durward Lyall and studied singing in Milan. He made his stage debut, under the Italianate name of 'Signor Leli', in 1878 as Don Jose in Carmen with the Mapleson Opera Company. After two years on tour with Mapleson, he joined the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company as a tenor ...
Writer | Drake of England
British dramatist, composer and pageant master Louis Napoleon Parker was born in Calvados, France, in 1852. His father, Charles Albert Parker, was a well-to-do American lawyer, a son of Isaac Parker, chief justice of Massachusetts. At the age of 39, in 1840, Charles left America with his much ...
5. Hugo Thimig
Actor | Geld auf der Straße
Hugo Thimig was born on June 16, 1854 in Dresden, Kingdom of Saxony. He was an actor, known for Geld auf der Straße (1930), Velbloud uchem jehly (1926) and Das verbotene Land (1924). He was married to Franziska Hummel. He died on September 24, 1944 in Vienna, Austria.
Actress | The Price of Big Bob's Silence
Frances Turner was born on June 10, 1856 in New York City, New York, USA as Frances Louise Bowles. She was an actress, known for The Price of Big Bob's Silence (1912). She was married to William Turner. She died on February 8, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 1
Princess Henry of Battenberg was born on April 14, 1857 in Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London, England as Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha. She was married to Prince Henry of Battenberg. She died on October 26, 1944 in Balcombe, West Sussex, England.
Self | Cavalcade of Faith
Cardinal William O'Connell was born on December 8, 1859 in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA as William Henry O'Connell. He was a producer, known for Cavalcade of Faith (1941), Monastery (1938) and Pathé's Weekly, No. 7 (1912). He died on April 22, 1944 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Actress | Charlie Chan's Secret
Henrietta Crosman was born on September 2, 1861 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA as Henrietta Foster Crosman. She was an actress, known for Charlie Chan's Secret (1936), The Right to Live (1935) and The Royal Family of Broadway (1930). She was married to Maurice Campbell and Sedley Brown. She died ...
Actor | The Only Way
When one thinks of the great English actors who have been knighted, one thinks of Henry Irving, the greatest actor of the middle-to-late Victorian period who became the first thespian to have a sovereign's sword patted on both shoulders in 1895, or the likes of
Laurence Olivier(acclaimed as the ...
26. Harry Beresford
Actor | Seven Keys to Baldpate
Harry Beresford was born on November 4, 1863 in London, England as Henry William Walter Horseley Beresford. He was an actor and writer, known for Seven Keys to Baldpate (1935), Anna Karenina (1935) and David Copperfield (1935). He was married to Edith Wylie (actress). He died on October 4, 1944 in ...
28. Edvard Munch
Art Department | Aale Tynni tarinain lähteellä
Edvard Munch was born on December 12, 1863 in Løten, Hedmark, Norway. He is known for his work on Aale Tynni tarinain lähteellä (1987), Let the Scream Be Heard (2013) and Rediscovering the Image (1965). He died on January 23, 1944 in Ekely in Oslo, Norway.
Actor | Cain and Mabel
William Collier Sr. was born on November 12, 1864 in New York City, New York, USA as William Morenus. He was an actor and writer, known for Cain and Mabel (1936), A Successful Failure (1934) and Madison Square Garden (1932). He was married to Paula Marr (actress) and Louise Allen. He died on ...
34. Yvette Guilbert
Actress | Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage
Yvette Guilbert was born on January 20, 1865 in Paris, France. She was an actress, known for Faust (1926), Iceland Fisherman (1934) and The Two Orphans (1933). She was married to Max Schiller. She died on February 3, 1944 in Aix-en-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.
36. George Nash
Actor | The Jungle
George Nash was born on July 1, 1865 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as George Frederick Nash. He was an actor, known for The Jungle (1914), Yorktown (1924) and The Great Gatsby (1926). He was married to Julia Hay. He died on December 30, 1944 in Amityville, Long Island, New York, USA.
38. Georges Denola
Director | Le secret de la comtesse
Georges Denola was born on August 19, 1865 in Paris, France as Georges Samson Denola. He was a director and assistant director, known for Le secret de la comtesse (1917), Rocambole (1914) and La joueuse d'orgue (1916). He died on March 3, 1944 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.
39. Harold Entwistle
Actor | The Divorcee
Harold Entwistle was born on September 5, 1865 in London, England as Charles H. Entwhistle. He was an actor and director, known for The Divorcee (1919), Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1914) and Salomy Jane (1914). He was married to Jane Ross. He died on April 1, 1944 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...
Actor | The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
Frank Finch Smiles was born on September 17, 1865 in Ramsgate, Kent, England as Francis Augustine Finch-Smiles. He was an actor, known for The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929), The Doctor's Secret (1929) and The Lost World (1925). He was married to Hannah Emilene Healey-Picard. He died on April 14, 1944...
42. Max Halbe
Writer | Jugend
Franz Mehring, the principal spokesman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany on culture, warmly welcomed Jugend and referred to Halbe, along with Gerhardt Hauptmann, as "one of the princes of Genius land." In 1917 an operatic version of Jugend, composed by Ignatz Waghalter, was premiered in ...
44. Jean Coquelin
Actor | L'abbé Constantin
Jean Coquelin was born on December 1, 1865 in Paris, France. He was an actor, known for L'abbé Constantin (1925), Let's Make a Dream (1936) and Café de Paris (1938). He was married to 'Blanche Miroir' and Louise Didès. He died on October 1, 1944 in Couilly-Pont-aux-Dames, ...
47. George Ade
Writer | Freshman Love
American writer, newspaper columnist, and playwright George Ade was first and foremost a self described Hoosier. Ade was born in Kentland, Indiana, one of seven children raised by John and Adaline Ade. While attending Purdue University, he met and started a lifelong friendship with cartoonist and ...
Charles B. Davenport was born on June 1, 1866 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA as Charles Benedict Davenport. He was married to Gertrude Crotty. He died on February 18, 1944 in Cold Spring Harbor, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, USA.
50. Mattie Edwards
Actress | Within Our Gates
Mattie Edwards was born on June 2, 1866 in New York, USA as Martha Burns. She was an actress, known for Within Our Gates (1920), Give Us This Night (1936) and The Brute (1920). She was married to Edward Settle. She died on June 25, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA.