On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in 1861

  • Sep 28 Pedro De Cordoba, American actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur), born in NYC, New York (d. 1950)
  • Oct 8 Theodore Roberts, American actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1928)
  • Dec 4 Lillian Russell [Helen Leonard], American singer and actress (Great Mogul), born in Clinton, Iowa (d. 1922)
  • Dec 8 George Méliès, French early filmmaker (A trip to the Moon), born in Paris (d. 1938)
  • Dec 18 Lionel Monckton, British composer (Edwardian musical comedy), born in London, England (d. 1924)