On This Day

April 1878 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 26 Ethel Griffies, British actress (Billy Liar, The Birds, We Live Again), born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England (d. 1975)
  • Apr 27 Frank Gotch, American professional wrestler, born in Humboldt, Iowa (d. 1917)

Person of interestLionel Barrymore

Apr 28 Lionel Barrymore [Blythe], American actor (Free Soul, Dr Kildare), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1954)