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Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 15 Ernest Thesiger, English actor (Bride of Frankenstein, Ghoul), born in London, England (d. 1961)
  • Feb 5 Edward Rigby, British actor (Star Look Down, Young & Innocent), born in Ashford, Kent, England (d. 1951)
  • Mar 5 Walter Long, American actor (Moby Dick, Sheik, Sea Devils, Dragnet Patrol), born in Nashua, New Hampshire (d. 1952)
  • May 22 Alla Nazimova, Ukrainian-born actress, scriptwriter, and producer (Blood and Sand), born in Yalta, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1945)
  • May 27 Lucile Watson, Canadian actress (Great Lie, Watch on the Rhine, Let's Dance), born in Québec, Canada (d. 1962)
  • Jun 9 Dudley Digges, Irish actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, The Invisible Man), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1947)
  • Jun 30 Walter Hampden, American actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1955)
  • Jul 19 Hendrik Gerrit Cannegieter, meteorology/director (KNMI), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1964)
  • Aug 15 Ethel Barrymore [Blythe], American classic film & stage actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)
  • Aug 21 Henry Ainley, English actor (As You Like It), born in Morley, West Yorkshire, England (d. 1945)
  • Sep 6 Neal Rev Dodd, American actor (You Belong to Me), born in Fort Madison, Iowa (d. 1966)
  • Sep 6 Max Schreck, German actor (Count Orlok-Nosferatu), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1936)
  • Sep 28 Benjamin Christensen, Danish actor (Barnet, Mockery) and film director (Häxan), born in Viborg Denmark (d. 1959)
  • Oct 3 Warner Oland, Swedish actor (The Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan), born in Nyby, Västerbottens län, Sweden (d. 1938)
  • Oct 15 Jane Darwell [Patti Woodward], American actress (The Grapes of Wrath, Huckleberry Finn), born in Palmyra, Missouri (d. 1967)
  • Oct 15 Sara Allgood, Irish actress (Blackmail, Storm in a Teacup), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1950)
  • Oct 30 Eily Malyon, British actress (Jane Eyre, I Married a Witch, Devotion), born in London, England (d. 1961)

Person of interestWill Rogers

Nov 4 Will Rogers, American humorist and actor (Judge Priest), born in Oologah, Oklahoma (d. 1935)

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  • Nov 15 Lewis Stone, American actor (The Lost World, Prisoner of Zenda), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1953)
  • Dec 12 Laura Hope Crews, American actress (Camille, Gone with the Wind), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1942)
  • Dec 16 William Duncan, Scottish actor (Hopalong Rides Again, Thunder Trail), born in Dundee, Tayside, Scotland (d. 1961)
  • Dec 27 Robert Greig, Australian actor (Sullivan's Travels, Horse Feathers), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (d. 1958)
  • Dec 27 Sydney Greenstreet, British actor (Casablanca, Maltese Falcon), born in Sandwich, Kent, England (d. 1954)