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1866 in Film & Television History

Actors and Actresses Born in 1866

  • Jan 19 Harry Davenport, American actor and director (Her Unborn Child, My Sin), born in NYC, New York (d. 1949)
  • Jan 30 Gelett Burgess, American humorist & author (The Purple Cow), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1951)
  • Feb 9 George Ade, American playwright, writer and humorist (Counsel Widow, Fables in Slang), born in Kentland, Indiana (d. 1944)
  • Jun 26 Josef Swickard, German actor (The Wizard of Oz; Lost City; A Tale of Two Cities), born in Coblenz, Germany (d. 1940)
  • Aug 17 Julia Marlowe [Sarah Frances Frost], English-American Shakespearean actress, born in Cumberland, England (d. 1950)

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