On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in May 1886

  • May 12 Piotr F. Scharoff, Russian-Italian actor and director (Chechov), born (d. 1969)
  • May 26 Al Jolson [Asa Yoelson], American-Lithuanian jazz singer and silent actor (Mamie, Swanee), born in Seredžius, Kovno Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1950)