On This Day

June 1895 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 3 Zoltan Korda, Hungarian-British film director (Jungle Book, 4 Feathers), born in Pusztatúrpásztó, Austria-Hungary (d. 1961)
  • Jun 5 William Boyd, American film actor, cowboy hero (Hopalong Cassidy), born in Hendrysburg, Ohio (d. 1972)

Person of interestHattie McDaniel

Jun 10 Hattie McDaniel, 1st African American actress to win an Oscar (Gone With The Wind -"Mammy"), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 1952)

  • Jun 14 Cliff Edwards, American singer, aka "Ukulele Ike" (Walt Disney's Pinocchio - "Jiminy Cricket"; "When You Wish Upon a Star"), born in Hannibal, Missouri (d. 1971)