May 1901 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • May 1 Heinz Roemheld, American film composer (Yankee Doodle Dandy; Ruby Gentry), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1985)
  • May 3 Gino Cervi, Italian actor (Les Miserables, Naked Maja), born in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (d. 1974)

Gary CooperGary Cooper (1901-1961)

May 7 American actor (Sgt York, High Noon), born in Helena, Montana

  • May 9 John Forest "Fuzzy" Knight, American actor (Oklahoma Annie, Cowby & the Lady), born in Fairmont, West Virginia (d. 1976)
  • May 12 Hyam Greenbaum, British violinist, composer and conductor of the 1st TV orchestra (BBC), born in England (d. 1942)
  • May 20 Otto Waldis, Austrian actor (Port of Hell, Unknown World), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1974)
  • May 30 Cornelia Otis Skinner, American actress and writer (When Our Hearts Were Young & Gay), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1979)
  • May 31 Alfredo Antonini, Italian-American Emmy Award-winning conductor (CBS Symphony; Columbia Pan-American Orchestra), and composer (The Great City), born in Alessandria, Kingdom of Ital (d. 1983)

Weddings in Film & TV

Anton Chekhov

May 25 Anton Chekhov (41), Russian physician, dramatist and author marries actress Olga Knipper (31)