On This Day

October 1914 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Oct 1 Michael Goodliffe, British actor (A Night to Remember, Cromwell, 5th Day of Peace), born in Bebington, Cheshire, England (d. 1976)
  • Oct 2 Charles Drake [Ruppert], American actor (Harvey, Air Force, Glenn Miller Story), born in NYC, New York (d. 1994)
  • Oct 7 Alfred Drake [Capurro], American singer and actor (Trading Places, Hamlet, Kiss Me Kate), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 7 Sarah Churchill, British actress (Matinee Theatre, All Over Town, Royal Wedding), born in London, England (d. 1982)
  • Oct 9 Edward Andrews, American actor (Tea & Sympathy, Glass Bottom Boat), born in Griffin, Georgia (d. 1985)
  • Oct 19 Juanita Moore, American actress (Imitation Of Life), born in Greenwood, Mississippi (d. 2014)
  • Oct 20 Fayard Nicholas, American tap dancer, one-half of The Nicholas Brothers and actor (The Five Heartbeats), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2006)
  • Oct 25 Maudie Prickett [Doyle], American character actress (Harvey; Hazel - "Rosie"), born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1976)

Jackie Coogan

Oct 26 Jackie Coogan, American actor (Addams Family, The Kid, Oliver Twist), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1984)

  • Oct 30 Anna Wing, British stage and screen actress (EastEnders, 1985-88 - "Lou Beale"; Blithe Spirit), born in Hackney, London, England (d. 2013)