January 1909 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Jan 1 Dana Andrews, American actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura), born in Covington County, Mississippi (d. 1992)

Victor Borge (1909-2000)

Jan 3 Danish-American comedian and pianist, born in Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Jan 8 Willy Millowitsch, German actor (National Lampoon's European Vacation), born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Jan 11 Marguerite Kelsey, English model for artists (Haunting), born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • Jan 12 Mauritz Hugo, Swedish actor (Atomic Blonde, Death Valley Gunfighter), born in Ostergotland, Sweden (d. 1974)
  • Jan 14 Joseph Losey, American theatre and film director (The Damned: The Servant; Accident; The Go-Between), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin (d. 1984)
  • Jan 17 Karen Jønsson (née Pedersen), Danish jazz singer, pianist, songwriter, composer, and actress, born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1942)
  • Jan 22 Ann Sothern [Harriette Arlene Lake], American actress (Lady in a Cage), born in Valley City, North Dakota (d. 2001)
  • Jan 24 Ann Todd, English stage and screen actress (The Seventh Veil; The Paradine Case; The Passionate Friends), born in Hartford, England (d. 1993)
  • Jan 29 Alan Marshal, Australian actor (White Cliffs of Dover, Lydia), born in Sydney, New South Wales (d. 1961)

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Jan 27 Benoît-Constant Coquelin, French actor, dies at 68