On This Day

December 1887 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 6 Lynn Fontanne, British actress (Peter Pan, The Guardsman), born in Woodford, Essex, England (d. 1983)
  • Dec 9 Tim Moore, American actor and vaudevillian, born in Rock Island, Illinois (d. 1958)
  • Dec 23 Eric Blore, British actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad, Abie's Irish Rose, Love Happy), born in London, England (d. 1959)
  • Dec 23 John Cromwell, American actor and director (Spitfire, Of Human Bondage), born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 1979)
  • Dec 24 Louis Jouvet, French actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise), born in Crozon, Finistère, France (d. 1951)
  • Dec 25 John Davidson, American actor (Dick Tracy vs Crime Inc, Charlie Chan-Chinese Cat), born in NYC, New York (d. 1968)
  • Dec 28 Charles Dingle, American actor (The Little Foxes), born in Wabash, Indiana (d. 1956)