On This Day

October 1890 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Alice Joyce, American actress (Song O' My Heart), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1955)
  • Oct 1 Stanley Holloway, English actor (Higgins-Our Man Higgins), born in London, England (d. 1982)

Person of interestGroucho Marx

Oct 2 Groucho Marx [Julius], American comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)

Comedian Groucho Marx
Comedian
Groucho Marx
  • Oct 3 Henry Hull, American actor (Tobacco Rd, Boys Town, High Sierra), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1977)
  • Oct 14 Frank Conroy, British actor (Call of the Wild), born in Derby, Derbyshire, England (d. 1964)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 3 Andries Andre, Dutch actor and husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen (Trumpeter-Major), dies at 36