On This Day

January 1893 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 15 Ivor Novello [David Ivor Davies], Welsh composer, writer and actor (Keep the Home Fires Burning, The Truth Game), born in Cardiff, Wales (d. 1951)
  • Jan 22 Conrad Veidt, German actor (Casablanca, Cabinet of Dr Calgary), born in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1943)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 15 Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble, British Shakespearian actress (Juliet) and author, dies at 83