On This Day

June 1897 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jun 16 Elaine Hammerstein, American actress (The Midnight Express), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1948)
  • Jun 18 Henry Wadsworth, American actor (The Thin Man, Applause, Fast & Loose), born in Maysville, Kentucky (d. 1974)

Person of interestMoe Howard

Jun 19 Moe Howard [Moses Horowitz], American actor and comedian (The 3 Stooges), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1975)

Comedian Moe Howard
Comedian
Moe Howard
  • Jun 22 Edmund A. Chester, American broadcaster and journalist (d. 1973)
  • Jun 25 Basil Radford, British actor (The Lady Vanishes, Whiskey Galore, Night Train), born in Chester England (d. 1952)
  • Jun 26 Viola Dana, American actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1987)