On This Day

Actors and Actresses Born in June 1879

  • Jun 9 Dudley Digges, Irish actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, The Invisible Man), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1947)
  • Jun 13 Lois Weber, American film director who became the first woman to direct a full feature-length film (The Merchant of Venice) and the first to own her own studio, born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania (d. 1939)
  • Jun 30 Walter Hampden, American actor (Five Fingers, Hunchback of Notre Dame), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1955)