On This Day

February 1894 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 7 Joe Devlin, American actor (Sam-Dick Tracy), born in Manhattan, New York City
  • Feb 8 King Vidor, American film director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1982)
  • Feb 10 Roy D'Arcy [Roy Giusti], American actor (Warning Shadows, Revolt of Zombies), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1969)
  • Feb 14 Jack Benny [Benjamin Kubelski], American comedian (The Jack Benny Program), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1974)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 25 Steele MacKaye [James Morrison Steele MacKaye], American playwright and actor (Spectatorium, Paul Kauvar), dies at 51