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May 1886 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 12 Piotr F. Scharoff, Russian-Italian actor and director (Chechov), born (d. 1969)

Person of interestAl Jolson

May 26 Al Jolson [Asa Yoelson], American-Lithuanian jazz singer and silent actor (Mamie, Swanee), born in Seredžius, Kovno Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1950)

Jazz Singer and Silent Actor Al Jolson
Jazz Singer and Silent Actor
Al Jolson