On This Day

Actors and Actresses Born in 1869

  • Feb 1 Johannes "Frits" Bakker Sr., Dutch actor (Holland Tooneelgezelschap), (d. 1943)
  • May 2 (Frederick) Tyrone Power Sr., British-American stage and screen actor (The Big Trial; The Test of Donald Norton), born in London, England (d. 1931)
  • Aug 9 Randle Ayrton, British actor (The Manxman, Nell Gwyn), born in Chester, Cheshire, England (d. 1940)
  • Sep 20 George Robey, English musical theatre actor and comedian, born in South London, England (d. 1954)
  • Oct 30 Lawrence Grant [Percy Reginald], British actor (Bulldog Drummond), born in Bournemouth, England (d. 1952)
  • Dec 20 Charley Grapewin, American actor (The Wizard of Oz; Libeled Lady), born in Xenia, Ohio (d. 1956)
  • Dec 30 Stephen Leacock, Canadian economist/humorist/professor