Birthdays in Film & Television in 1890

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Florence Lawrence, Canadian silent screen actress (Confidence), born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 1938)
  • Jan 1 Alice Tissot, French actress (Italian Straw Hat), born in Paris, France (d. 1971)
  • Jan 5 Cora Witherspoon, American actress (The Bank Dick), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1957)
  • Jan 10 Douglas MacLean, silent film comedian/producer (Going Up), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 10 Ernest Milton, US actor (Cat Girl, Fiddler's Three), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jan 11 Monte Blue, US silent film actor (Montana, Oh Boy), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1963)
  • Jan 16 Karl Freund, Czech/Austrian cameraman/director
  • Jan 16 Lloyd Bacon, US actor (Charlie Chaplin), born in San Jose, California (d. 1955)
  • Feb 3 Charles [Andy] Correll, US radio comedian
  • Feb 10 Cor Ruys, Dutch actor (Princess Stage, The Cross-Patch), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1952)
  • Feb 18 Adolphe Menjou, US actor (Front Page, Star is Born), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 18 Edward Arnold, American actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 24 Marjorie Main [Tomlinson], American actress (Another Thin Man), born in Acton, Indiana (d. 1975)
  • Mar 16 Solomon Mikhoels, Soviet actor and chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (d. 1948)
  • Apr 5 Fie Carelsen [Sophia de Jong], Dutch actress (Malle Gervallen), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1975)
  • Apr 17 Arthemus "Art" Acord, American silent film actor and rodeo champion (Arizona Kid, Hard Fists), born in Glenwood, Utah (d. 1931)

  • Apr 18 James Rennie, Canadian actor (Lash, Little Damozel), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 23 Marcel L'Herbier, French director and screenwriter (El Dorado), born in Paris (d. 1979)
  • Apr 26 Edgar "E Livingstone" Kennedy, US actor and director (My Old Dutch)
  • May 6 Claire Whitney, American silent film actress (Blind Fools, Haunted Mine), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)
  • May 7 Billy House, American actor (Imitation of Life, Bedlam, Egg & I), born in Mankato, Minnesota (d. 1961)
  • May 23 Herbert Marshall, English actor (Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes), born in London, England
  • May 27 Fritzi Brunette, American actress, born in Savannah, Georgia (d. 1943)
  • Jun 1 Frank Morgan [Francis P Wupperman], US actor (The Wizard of Oz), born in NYC, New York (d. 1949)
  • Jun 9 Leslie Banks, English actor and director (Jamaica Inn, 48 Hours)
  • Jun 10 Sessue Hayakawa, Japanese actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Hell to Eternity), born in Minamibōsō, Chiba, Japan (d. 1973)
  • Jun 14 May Allison, American actress (A Fool There Was, Almost Married), born in Rising Fawn, Georgia (d. 1989)

Person of interestStan Laurel

Jun 16 Stan Laurel, [Arthur Stanley Jefferson], English comedian (Laurel & Hardy films), born in Ulverston, England (d. 1965)

Comedian and Actor Stan Laurel
Comedian and Actor
Stan Laurel
  • Jun 19 Barbara Everest, American actress (Fatal Witness, Inquest), born in London, England (d. 1968)
  • Jun 26 Jeanne Eagels, American actress and former Ziegfeld Girl (Rain, Under False Colors), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1929)
  • Jun 30 Gertrude McCoy, American silent screen actress (Blue Bird), born in Sugar Valley, Georgia (d. 1967)
  • Jul 7 Tom Powers, US actor (Station West, Destination Moon), born in Owensboro, Kentucky
  • Jul 20 Verna Felton, American actress (Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Lady and the Tramp, December Bride), born in Salinas, California (d. 1966)
  • Jul 25 Julian Rivero, American actor (Son of Oklahoma, Via Pony Express), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1976)
  • Jul 25 Tom O'Brien, American actor (Physical Evidence), born in San Diego, California (d. 1947)
  • Jul 27 Judith Lowry, American actress (The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds), born in Fort Sill, Oklahoma (d. 1976)
  • Jul 28 Marie Lohr, Australian actress (Pygmalion, Small Hotel), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1975)
  • Aug 2 Marin Sais, American actress (The Pony Express Girl), born in San Rafael, California (d. 1971)
  • Aug 5 Erich Kleiber, conductor (NBC Symphony 1945-46), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 12 Al Goodman, Nikopol Russia, orchestra leader (NBC Comedy Hour)
  • Sep 6 Clara Kimball Young, American actress (Return of Chandu), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1960)
  • Sep 16 Ernst Deutsch, [Dorian], actor (Moon is Down, 3rd Man), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Oct 1 Alice Joyce, American actress (Song O' My Heart), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1955)
  • Oct 1 Stanley Holloway, English actor (Higgins-Our Man Higgins), born in London, England (d. 1982)

Person of interestGroucho Marx

Oct 2 Groucho Marx [Julius], American comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)

Comedian Groucho Marx
Comedian
Groucho Marx
  • Oct 3 Henry Hull, American actor (Tobacco Rd, Boys Town, High Sierra), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1977)
  • Oct 14 Frank Conroy, British actor (Call of the Wild), born in Derby, Derbyshire, England (d. 1964)
  • Nov 1 James Barton, NJ, Broadway actor (Tobacco Road, Iceman Cometh)
  • Nov 19 George Regas, Greek actor (The Mark of Zorro), born in Goranoi, Greece (d. 1940)
  • Nov 20 Robert Armstrong, American actor (Mighty Joe Young, King Kong), born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • Dec 2 William Gaxton, American actor (Destry, Convoy), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1963)
  • Dec 10 George Merritt, actor (I Monster, Q Planes), born in London, England
  • Dec 20 Yvonne Arnaud, French-born pianist, singer and actress (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre), born in Bordeaux, Gironde, Aquitaine, France (d. 1958)
  • Dec 28 Frank Butler, actor/sreenwriter (Road to Bali, China), born in Oxford, England