On This Day

Birthdays in Film & Television in September 1901

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 5 Florence Elridge, American actress (Long Days Journey into the Night), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • Sep 12 Ben Blue, Canadian actor and comedian (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1975)
  • Sep 18 Harold Clurman, American theatrical producer and director (Deadline at Dawn), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Sep 19 Joe Pasternak, Hungarian-American film producer (Anchors Aweigh, Date With Judy), born in Szilágysomlyó, Austria-Hungary (d. 1991)
  • Sep 25 Robert Bresson, French film director (A Man Escaped, Balthazar, at Random), born in Puy-de-Dôme, France (d. 1999)
  • Sep 26 Donald Cook, American actor (Too Young To Go Steady), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1961)
  • Sep 26 George Raft, American actor (Each Dawn I Die, Scarface, Some Like It Hot), born in NYC, New York (d. 1980)
  • Sep 28 Lily Bouwmeester, Dutch actress and comedienne (Pygmalion), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • Sep 28 William Samuel Paley, American president and CEO of CBS (1928-90), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)

Person of interestEd Sullivan

Sep 28 Ed Sullivan, American television host (The Ed Sullivan Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1974)

TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
  • Sep 30 Philip Dorn, Dutch actor (Enemy Agent, I Remember Mama), born in Scheveningen, Netherlands (d. 1975)