On This Day

June 1893 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 9 Samuel N. Behrman, American screenwriter (Tale of 2 Cities, Daddy Long Legs), born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1973)
  • Jun 12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), born in Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1982)
  • Jun 24 Roy O. Disney, American businessman and co-founder of the Walt Disney Company with brother Walt, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1971)
  • Jun 25 Charlotte Greenwood, American actress (Oklahoma, Moon over Miami), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)

Deaths in Film & TV

Person of interestEdwin Booth

Jun 7 Edwin Booth, American Shakespearean actor (Hamlet), dies at 59