On This Day

December 1919 in Film & Television

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Dec 7 Ellen Stewart, American actress, director and founder of La Mama Theatre Group, born in the US (d. 2011)
  • Dec 10 Alexander Courage, American composer of original Star Trek theme, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Dec 11 Marie Windsor [Emily Marie Bertelson], American actress (The Bounty Hunter, Double Deal), born in Marysvale, Utah (d. 2000)
  • Dec 14 Felix the Cat, anthropomorphic cartoon character created in the silent film era by Pat Sullivan and Otto Messmer
  • Dec 25 Noele Gordon, British actress (Crossroads), born in East Ham, London (d. 1985)

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Dec 20 Actress Gloria Swanson (20) weds businessman Herbert K. Somborn (38)