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1867 in Film & Television History

Actors and Actresses Born in 1867

  • Jan 1 Lew Fields, American comedian (of Weber & Fields), born in Poland (d. 1941)
  • Jan 17 Carl Laemmle, German-born film executive (d. 1939)
  • Jan 20 Yvette Guilbert [Emma Laure Esther Guilbert], French singer and actress, born in Paris, France (d. 1944)
  • Jan 21 James Marcus, American actor (The Eagle, The Lonely Trail), born in NYC, New York (d. 1937)
  • Mar 25 Arturo Toscanini, Italian cellist and conductor (La Scala, 1898-1908 & 1921-29; Metropolitan Opera, 1908-15; New York Philharmonic, 1926-36; NBC Symphony Orchestra, 1937-41 & 1944-54), born in Parma, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1957)

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Actors and Actresses Who Died in 1867

  • Mar 6 Artemus Ward [Charles Farrar Browne], American humorist (considered to be America's first stand-up comedian), dies at 32
  • Aug 10 Ira Aldridge, famed African-American Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies at 63 [1]