On This Day

December 1861 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 4 Lillian Russell [Helen Leonard], American singer and actress (Great Mogul), born in Clinton, Iowa (d. 1922)
  • Dec 8 George Méliès, French early filmmaker (A trip to the Moon), born in Paris (d. 1938)
  • Dec 18 Lionel Monckton, British composer (Edwardian musical comedy), born in London, England (d. 1924)