Actors and Actresses Born in 1892

J. R. R. TolkienJ. R. R. Tolkien (1892-1973)

Jan 3 British author (The Hobbit; The Lord of the Rings), born in Bloemfontein, South Africa

  • Jan 3 Kathryn Minner (née White), American character actress (Little Old Lady from Pasadena), born in New York City (d. 1969)
  • Jan 5 Anne Morrison Chapin, American playwright, actress, (The Wild Westcotts), and screenwriter (The Sailor Takes A Wife), born in Shoals, Indiana (d. 1967)
  • Jan 5 Francesca Bertini, Italian actress (Odette, Assunta Spina), born in Florence, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1985)
  • Jan 6 Ludwig Berger, German film director and cinematographer (The Thief of Bagdad), born in Mainz (d. 1969)
  • Jan 14 Hal Roach, American producer & director (1 Million BC), born in Elmira, New York (d. 1992)

Oliver HardyOliver Hardy (1892-1957)

Jan 18 American comic actor (Laurel & Hardy), born in Harlem, Georgia

  • Jan 26 Zara Cully, American actress (The Jeffersons -"Mother Jefferson"), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1978)
  • Jan 29 Ernst Lubitsch, German actor, producer and film director (To Be or Not to Be, Love Parade), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1947)
  • Jan 31 Eddie Cantor, American comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), born in NYC, New York
  • Feb 9 Peggy Wood, American actress (One Life to Live, Mama), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1978)
  • Feb 9 Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (d. 1936)
  • Feb 10 Alan Hale Sr., American actor (Little John-The Adventures of Robin Hood), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1950)
  • Feb 23 Kathleen Harrison, British actress (Fast Lady, Big Money, West 11), born in Blackburn, Lancashire, England (d. 1995)
  • Feb 27 William Demarest, American actor (My 3 Sons), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1983)
  • Mar 2 Felix Bressart, German actor (Ninotchka, Escape, Crossroads), born in Eydtkuhnen, East Prussia, Germany (d. 1949)
  • Mar 3 Edmund Lowe, American actor (Black Sheep, Good Sam, Dillinger, Hot Pepper), born in San Jose, California (d. 1971)
  • Mar 9 Frank Puglia, Italian actor (Black Orchid, Jungle Book), born in Sicily, Italy (d. 1975)
  • Mar 25 Andy Clyde, Scottish actor (The Real McCoys, Lassie), born in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland (d. 1967)
  • Apr 4 Cyril Smith, Scottish actor (The Adventures of Sir Lancelot), born in Peterhead, Scotland (d. 1963)
  • Apr 4 Esther Howard, American actress, born in Helena, Montana (d. 1965)
  • Apr 6 Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)

Mary PickfordMary Pickford (1892-1979)

Apr 8 Canadian actress (Poor Little Rich Girl, Suds, Secrets), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • Apr 24 Jack Hulbert, British actor (Into the Blue, Bulldog Jack), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England (d. 1978)
  • May 11 Margaret Rutherford, English actress (Murder Most Foul, The V.I.P.s), born in London (d. 1972)
  • May 27 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Pygmalion, Fietsen naar de Maan), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • May 28 Minna Gombell, American actress (Bad Girl, Thin Man, Hello Sister), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1973)

Basil RathboneBasil Rathbone (1892-1967)

Jun 13 South African born British actor (Sherlock Holmes), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Jun 16 Lupino Lane [Henry Lupino], British stage, silent and sound screen actor (Love Parade; Me And My Gal: The Deputy Drummer), born in Hackney, London, England (d. 1959)
  • Jun 23 Edmund Cobb, American silent and sound screen actor, specializing in western film (A Final Reckoning; Motorcycle Gang; Comanche Territory), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico Territory (d. 1974)
  • Jun 30 Pierre Blanchar, Algerian actor and director (Magnificent Sinner, Wooden Crosses,, Pastoral Symphony), born in Philippeville, Constantine, France (d. 1963)
  • Jul 10 George "Slim" Summerville, American actor (All Quiet on the Western Front, Keystone Cops), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico (d. 1946)
  • Jul 11 Thomas Mitchell, American Academy Award-winning actor (Gone With The Wind; High Noon), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 1962)
  • Jul 17 Mary Clare, British actress (Evil Mind, Young & Innocent), born in London, England (d. 1970)
  • Jul 21 Lenore Ulric, American actress (Notorious, Better Woman), born in New Ulm, Minnesota [or 1894]
  • Jul 28 Joe E. Brown, American comedian (Buck Circus Hour), born in Holgate, Ohio (d. 1973)
  • Jul 29 William Powell, American actor (Thin Man, My Man Godfrey), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)
  • Aug 6 Edmund "Hoot" Gibson, American rodeo champion, western actor, director, and producer (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw), born in Tekamah, Nebraska (d. 1962)
  • Aug 9 Charles Delaney, American actor (Air Police, Lonesome Trail), born in NYC, New York (d. 1959)
  • Aug 21 Charles Vanel, French actor and director (Wages of Fear), born in Rennes, France (d. 1989)
  • Aug 31 Claire DuBrey, American actress (Lightnin' in the Forest), born in Bonner's Ferry, Idaho (d. 1993)
  • Sep 9 Tsuru Aoki, Japanese-born American silent film actress (The Dragon Painter), born in Tokyo, Empire of Japan (d. 1961)
  • Sep 11 Pinto Colvig, American animation voice actor (Goofy, Pluto), born in Jacksonville, Oregon (d. 1967)
  • Sep 20 Patricia Collinge, Irish-born American actress (Tender Comrade), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1974)
  • Sep 22 Billy West [Roy B Weissburg], Russian actor, Charlie Chaplin impersonator and silent film director (Further Perils of Laurel & Hardy), born in Russia (d. 1975)
  • Sep 22 Frank Sullivan, American humorist (NYer Magazine), born in Saratoga Springs, New York (d. 1976)
  • Sep 22 Hans Albers, German actor (Blue Angel), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1960)
  • Sep 24 Sam de Vries, Flemish actor (Wandering Jew), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • Sep 27 John Mylong, Austrian actor (Robot Monsters), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1975)
  • Sep 28 Ruth Stonehouse, American silent film actress and director (Dorothy Dares), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1941)
  • Oct 4 Luis Trenker, South Tyrolean film producer, director and actor (Berge in Flammen), born in Urtijëi, Tyrol (d. 1990)
  • Oct 7 Dwain Esper, American film director (The Seventh Commandment), born in Washington State (d. 1982)
  • Oct 23 Milton "Gummo" Marx, American actor and comedian (Marx Brothers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • Oct 31 Olof Thiel, Swedish film score composer, under the pseudonym of Jacques Armand, born in Stockholm (d. 1978)
  • Nov 2 Alice Brady, American silent and talkie film actress (My Man Godfrey; The Gay Divorcee; Zenobia), born in NYC, New York (d. 1939)
  • Nov 6 Ole Olsen, American comedian (Olsen & Johnson), born in Wabash, Indiana (d. 1963)
  • Nov 7 Edward Sedgwick, American film director (The Flaming Frontier, Let 'er Buck), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1953)
  • Nov 8 John Miljan, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Possessed, Final Extra, Susan Lenox), born in Lead City, South Dakota (d. 1960)
  • Dec 5 Cyril Ring, American actor (I Wake Up Screaming, The Barber Shop), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1967)
  • Dec 6 Lina Carstens, German actress (Homeland, Broken Jug), born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 1978)
  • Dec 7 Nora Nicholson, British actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow), born in Leamington, England (d. 1973)
  • Dec 13 Brand Dirck Ochse, Dutch filmmaker and co-founder (Polygoon), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1958)
  • Dec 16 Cameron Prud'Homme, American actor (The Rainmaker), born in Auburn, New York (d. 1967)
  • Dec 29 Emory Parnell, American vaudeville performer and character actor (Life of RIley; County Fair; Falcon films; Ma and Pa Kettle movies), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1979)
  • Dec 30 John Litel, American actor (Jezebel, Virginia City, My Hero), born in Albany, Wisconsin (d. 1972)
  • Dec 31 Jason Robards Sr, American actor (Acapulco, Isle of the Dead), born in Hillsdale, Michigan (d. 1963)