On This Day

January 1890 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Florence Lawrence, Canadian silent screen actress (Confidence), born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 1938)
  • Jan 1 Alice Tissot, French actress (Italian Straw Hat), born in Paris, France (d. 1971)
  • Jan 5 Cora Witherspoon, American actress (The Bank Dick), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1957)
  • Jan 10 Douglas MacLean, American silent film comedian/producer (Going Up), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1967)
  • Jan 10 Ernest Milton, American actor (Cat Girl, Fiddler's Three), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1974)
  • Jan 11 Monte Blue, US silent film actor (Montana, Oh Boy), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1963)
  • Jan 16 Karl Freund, German cinematographer and film director (Dracula, I love Lucy, The Mummy), born in Dvůr Králové (Königinhof), Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1969)
  • Jan 16 Lloyd Bacon, American actor (Charlie Chaplin), born in San Jose, California (d. 1955)