December 1901 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Dec 4 Anne Russell's play "'Girl and the judge" premieres in New York

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 5 Ray Whitley, American country and western singer-songwriter ("Back in the Saddle Again") and actor (Tim Holt films), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1979)

Walt Disney

Dec 5 Walt [Walter Elias] Disney, American animator, (Mickey Mouse), producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Co., born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)

  • Dec 9 Carol Dempster, American actress, born in Duluth, Minnesota (d. 1991)
  • Dec 21 Robin Irvine, British actor (Easy Virtue, When Boys Leave Home), born in London, England (d. 1933)
  • Dec 27 Irene Handl, British actress (Riding High, Morgan), born in London, England (d. 1987)

Marlene Dietrich

Dec 27 Marlene Dietrich, German American actress (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), and singer ("Falling in Love Again"), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1992)


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