On This Day

February 1919 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 5 Hollywood film studio United Artists founded by Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford and D. W. Griffith

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin
Film Director D. W. Griffith
Film Director
D. W. Griffith
Actress Mary Pickford
Actress
Mary Pickford

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Feb 4 Janet Waldo, American radio and actress (Judy Jetson, Shazzan, Penelope Pitstop), born in Yakima, Washington (d. 2016)
  • Feb 5 Tim Holt [Charles John Holt III], American actor (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 1973)
  • Feb 5 Red Buttons [Aaron Chwatt], American comedian and actor (Sayonara, Five Weeks in a Balloon), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • Feb 7 Jock Mahoney [Jacques Joseph O'Mahoney], American actor and stuntman (Dallas, Yancy Derringer, Day of Fury), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1989)
  • Feb 11 Eva Gabor, Hungarian-born American actress, comedian, singer and socialite (Green Acres, Gigi), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1995)
  • Feb 12 Forrest Tucker, American actor (F Troop, Dusty Trail, The Crawling Eye), born in Plainfield, Indiana (d. 1986)
  • Feb 13 Tennessee Ernie Ford, American country music singer and actor (Sixteen Tons), born in Bristol, Tennessee (d. 1991)
  • Feb 17 Kathleen Freeman, American actress (Beverly Hillbillies, 3 Ring Circus), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2001)
  • Feb 22 Tahia Carioca, Egyptian actress and belly dancer (Watch out for Zouzou), born in Egypt (d. 1999)
  • Feb 26 Beppie Nooij, Dutch actress and director (Red Sien, Zeemansvrouwen), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1979)
  • Feb 26 Mason Adams, American actor (Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding of Interest

Feb 15 Author Maurice Maeterlinck (56) weds actress Renée Dahon (27) in Nice, France

Author and Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck
Author and Nobel Laureate
Maurice Maeterlinck

Deaths in Film & TV

  • Feb 16 Vera Kholodnaya, Russian film star (b. 1893)