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1870 in Film & Television History

Actors and Actresses Born in 1870

  • Jan 4 Percy Pitt, English composer (BBC), born in London (d. 1932)
  • Feb 3 Franklin Dyall, British actor (Easy Virtue, Atlantic), born in Liverpool, England (d. 1950)
  • Apr 21 Edwin S. Porter, American film pioneer and producer (Jack and the Beanstalk), born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania (d. 1941)
  • Aug 4 Harry Lauder, Scottish comedian and singer (Roamin' in the Gloamin), born in Portobello, Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1950)
  • Oct 7 "Uncle" Dave Macon, American vaudeville and Grand Ole Opry banjo player, singer-songwriter and comedian, born in Smartt Station, Tennessee (d. 1952)

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