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1876 in Film & Television History

Actors and Actresses Born in 1876

  • Feb 3 William Tedmarsh, British silent movie actor (Two Beds and No Sleep), born in London, England (d. 1937)
  • Feb 24 Victor Moore, American comedian (Ziegfeld Follies, 7 Year Itch), born in Hammonton, New Jersey
  • Mar 16 Charles Halton, British stage actor (Dr Cyclops, Tugboat Annie Sails Again), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1959)
  • Apr 22 Georg Lurich, Estonian wrestler and strongman of the early 20th century, born in Väike-Maarja, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire (d. 1920)
  • Jun 4 Clara Blandick [Clara Blanchard Dickey], American stage and screen character actress (Tom Sawyer; Huckleberry Finn; Wizard of Oz), born on board an American ship in Hong Kong (d. 1962)

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Actors and Actresses Who Died in 1876

  • Apr 27 George Aiken, American playwright and actor famous for writing the most popular stage adaptation of "Uncle Tom's Cabin", dies at 45
  • Jul 15 Aleksander Fredro, Polish poet and comedy writer (Zemstra), dies at 82