On This Day

Year 1869 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 1 Johannes "Frits" Bakker Sr., actor (Holland Tooneelgezelschap), (d. 1943)
  • May 2 Tyrone Power Sr., British actor (Big Trial, Test of Donald Norton, Alexanders Ragtime Band), born in London, England (d. 1931)
  • Aug 9 Randle Ayrton, British actor (The Manxman, Nell Gwyn), born in Chester, Cheshire, England (d. 1940)
  • Sep 20 George Robey, English musical theatre actor and comedian, born in South London, England (d. 1954)
  • Oct 30 Lawrence Grant [Percy Reginald], British actor (Bulldog Drummond), born in Bournemouth, England (d. 1952)
  • Dec 20 Charley Grapewin, American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady), born in Xenia, Ohio (d. 1956)
  • Dec 30 Stephen Leacock, Canadian economist/humorist/professor