On This Day

October 1906 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Fatso Marco, American actor and comedian (Milton Berle Show), born in New York City (d. 1962)

Person of interestJanet Gaynor

Oct 6 Janet Gaynor, American actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1984)

Actress Janet Gaynor
Actress
Janet Gaynor
  • Oct 11 Katherine Emery, American actress (Maze, Isle of the Dead), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 1980)
  • Oct 14 Benita Hume, British actress (Tarzan Escapes, High Treason, Halls of Ivy), born in London, England (d. 1967)
  • Oct 14 Russell Thorson, American radio and television actor (One Man's Family; The Detectives), born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin (d. 1982)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Oct 21 Helena Amelung [Georgette A], Dutch actress (Scapegoat), dies at 55