On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in 1853

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 16 Johnston Forbes-Robertson, British actor and theatre director (Kathleen), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • May 2 Marie Verstraete, Belgian actress (Mooi Juultje van Volendam, Frou Frou), born in Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium (d. 1928)
  • May 30 Andries Andre, Dutch actor and husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen (Trumpeter-Major) (d. 1890)
  • Jul 23 William Gillette, American actor, playwright and manager (Sherlock Holmes on stage), born in Hartford, Connecticut, (d. 1937)
  • Jul 29 Esther de Boer-van Rijk, Dutch actress (Kniertje-Hope of Blessing), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1937)
  • Oct 13 Lillie Langtry [Emilie Charlotte Le Breton], American actress (His Neighbor's Wife), born in Jersey, Channel Islands (d. 1929)
  • Oct 13 Maria "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress and wife of Piet Vink Senior (d. 1949)
  • Nov 13 John Drew Jr., American Shakespearean actor (The Big Bonanza), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1927)
  • Dec 13 Joseph Sickman Corsen, Curacao musician, composer and screenwriter, born in Curacao (d. 1911)