On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in 1866

  • Jan 19 Harry Davenport, American actor and director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin), born in NYC, New York (d. 1949)
  • Jan 30 Gelett Burgess, American humorist & author (The Purple Cow), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1951)
  • Feb 9 George Ade, American journalist/playwright/humorist (Fables in Slang)
  • Jun 26 Josef Swickard, German actor (The Wizard of Oz, Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities), born in Coblenz, Germany (d. 1940)
  • Aug 17 Julia Marlowe [Sarah Frances Frost], English-American Shakespearean actress, born in Cumberland, England (d. 1950)
  • Nov 28 Johan Bakker Sr, Dutch actor and husband of Truus Soete, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1928)