On This Day

April 1883 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Apr 1 Leonidas "Lon" Chaney, American actor nicknamed "the man of a 1000 faces" (The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, The Phantom of the Opera), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado (d. 1930)
  • Apr 6 Walter Huston, Canadian actor (Maltese Falcon, Treasure of Sierra Madre), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1950)
  • Apr 11 Leonard Mudie, British actor (Magnetic Monster, British Intelligence), born in Cheetham, England (d. 1965)
  • Apr 26 Harry Sothern, British actor (Blind Wives, Buck Rogers), born in London, England (d. 1957)