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1. Robert Southey

Writer | Nelson

Great-grandfather of Samuel S. Hinds.

6. Colmar von der Goltz

Colmar von der Goltz was born on August 12, 1843 in Adlig Bielkenfeld, Labiau, East Prussia, Prussia as Wilhelm Leopold Colmar. He was married to Auguste Schliffke. He died on April 19, 1916 in Baghdad, Baghdad, Ottoman Empire [now Baghdad, Iraq].

7. Ignát Herrmann

Writer | Príbeh jednoho dne

Ignát Herrmann was born on August 12, 1854 in Horní Mlýn by Chotebor, Bohemia, Austria. He was a writer, known for Príbeh jednoho dne (1926), Tchán Kondelík a zet Vejvara (1929) and Otec Kondelík a zenich Vejvara I. (1926). He died on July 8, 1935 in Revnice, ...

9. Philip Cunningham

Actor | Brigade-Exchange

Philip Cunningham was born on August 12, 1865 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Brigade-Exchange (1938), Shipwreck (1947) and King of the Congo (1938).

11. Edith Hamilton

Writer | The Trojan Women

Born in Dresden, Germany, of American parents, educator Edith Hamilton was raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She took a very early interest in Greek and Roman literature, and after graduating from Bryn Mawr College in 1894 with an M.A., she spent the following two years at the German universities of ...

12. Arthur J. Lamb

Soundtrack | The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Composer, songwriter ("Asleep In the Deep"), lyricist, author and actor. He came to the USA in his youth, appearing in minstrel shows and joining the staff of music publishers. Joining ASCAP in 1942, his chief musical collaborators included Albert von Tilzer, Ernest Ball and 'Harry Von Tilzer', and...

13. Callie Frey

The Pilgrim

Callie Frey was born on August 12, 1874 in Alabama, USA as Callie Frey Dunlap. She was an actress, known for The Pilgrim (1923). She died on April 29, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

16. Mary Roberts Rinehart

Writer | The Bat Whispers

Mary Roberts Rinehart was born on August 12, 1876 in Allegheny City [now North Side, Pittsburgh], Pennsylvania, USA as Mary Ella Roberts. She was a writer, known for The Bat Whispers (1930), The Bat (1959) and The Nurse's Secret (1941). She was married to Stanley Rinehart. She died on September 22,...

17. Charles Chapman

Actor | Beau Brummel

Charles Chapman was born on August 12, 1877 in New York, USA as Charles DeForest Chapman. He was an actor and art director, known for Beau Brummel (1913), Romeo and Juliet (1908) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1909). He died on September 21, 1944 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

18. Charles De Forrest

Actor | Lena Rivers

Charles De Forrest was born on August 12, 1877 in New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Lena Rivers (1914), Once to Every Man (1918) and Damaged Hearts (1924). He died on September 21, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

19. Christy Mathewson

Actor | Love and Baseball

Baseball was a popular sport in its first 30 years, but it had always lacked one thing: a superstar. The 19th century was full of great players who won great popularity, but one thing the period lacked was a superstar the masses could idolize. The sport eventually did find its first superstar in ...

21. Cecil B. DeMille

Producer | The Ten Commandments

His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he was 12, and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company. Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New ...

22. Arthur Aylesworth

Actor | I Cover the War!

Arthur Aylesworth was born on August 12, 1881 in Apponaugh, Rhode Island, USA as Arthur Preston Aylesworth. He was an actor, known for I Cover the War! (1937), King of the Underworld (1939) and Brigham Young (1940). He was married to Elizabeth and Sadie Harris. He died on June 26, 1946 in Los ...

23. Herman Rottger

Ben Hur

Herman Rottger was born on August 12, 1881 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Ben Hur (1907), Roughing the Cub (1913) and Love's Old Dream (1914). He died in 1917.

25. Leon Weaver

Actor | Arkansas Judge

The senior member of the popular musical comedy hillbilly trio The Weaver Brothers and Elviry, the musical saw-playing Leon Weaver popularized this and other novelty instruments as part of their Okie-styled shows. The team would eventually move from the Grand Opry stage into Republic Studio films ...

26. Pauline Frederick

Actress | Bonds of Love

Pauline Frederick was born Pauline Beatrice Libby in Boston, Massachusetts on August 12, 1883. She was fascinated with show business from an early age and throughout her childhood, she was bred for a career in music. It has been said she had a terrific soprano voice, but Pauline also dabbled a bit ...

27. Martha Hedman

Actress | The Cub

Martha Hedman was born on August 12, 1883 in Ostersund, Sweden as Martha Abigail Hedman. She was an actress, known for The Cub (1915). She was married to Henry Arthur House (playwright). She died on June 20, 1974 in DeLand, Florida, USA.

28. Marion Lorne

Actress | Strangers on a Train

Forever embraced as the mumbling, bumbling Aunt Clara on the Bewitched (1964) television series, endearing character actress Marion Lorne had a five-decade-long career on the stage before ever becoming a familiar TV household name.

Born Marion Lorne MacDougall on August 12, 1883 (other sources list ...

30. Jeanne Véniat

Actress | La Marie du port

Jeanne Véniat was born on August 12, 1885 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was an actress, known for La Marie du port (1950), The Private Life of an Actor (1948) and Messieurs les ronds de cuir (1936). She died on June 29, 1977 in Paris, France.

31. Nat Carr

Actor | The Talk of Hollywood

Nat Carr was born on August 12, 1886 in Poltava, Russian Empire as Nathan C. Carr. He was an actor and writer, known for The Talk of Hollywood (1929), Bank Alarm (1937) and On Trial (1939). He was married to Gertrude Viola White. He died on July 6, 1944 in Hollywood, California, USA.

32. Gus Van

Actor | Deviled Hams

Gus Van was born on August 12, 1887 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as August von Glahn. He died on March 12, 1968 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA.

33. Erwin Schrödinger

Erwin Schrödinger was born on August 12, 1887 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. He died on January 4, 1961 in Vienna, Austria.

34. H. Manning Haynes

Actor | Three Men in a Boat

H. Manning Haynes was born on August 12, 1888 in Lyminster, West Sussex, England as Horace Ruff. He was a director and actor, known for Three Men in a Boat (1920), Tomorrow We Live (1936) and The Perfect Flaw (1934). He was married to Cynthia Murtagh. He died on March 3, 1957 in Epsom, Surrey, ...

36. Eric Snowden

Actor | The Lion Man

Eric Snowden was born on August 12, 1888 in London, England as Eric Snowdon. He was an actor, known for The Lion Man (1936), One Step Beyond (1959) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). He died on June 27, 1979 in Bellevue, Washington, USA.

37. Anna Vetter

Moln över Hellesta

Anna Vetter was born on August 12, 1888 in Busknes, Norway. She was an actress, known for Moln över Hellesta (1956). She died on February 11, 1979 in Enebyberg, Stockholms län, Sweden.

38. Prins Axel

Self | De kongelige skal fotograferes

Prins Axel was born on August 12, 1888 in København, Denmark as Axel Christian Georg von Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. He was married to Margaretha Bernadotte. He died on July 14, 1964 in København.

39. Sid Jordan

Actor | Men in the Raw

Sid Jordan was born on August 12, 1889 in Muskogee, Indian Territory, USA as William S. Jordan. He is known for his work on Men in the Raw (1923), The Ridin' Kid from Powder River (1924) and Thunder Mountain (1935). He died on September 30, 1970 in Hemet, California, USA.

40. Eddie Kane

Actor | The Big Wheel

Eddie Kane was born on August 12, 1889 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for The Big Wheel (1949), Doctor Dolittle (1998) and Star Reporter (1939). He died on April 30, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

41. Margaret Vaughan

Actress | Heart of Gold

Margaret Vaughan was born on August 12, 1889 in Clapham, London, England as Flora Rose Parsons. She was an actress, known for Heart of Gold (1919), The Girl Without a Soul (1917) and Le collier de chanvre (1940). She was married to Edward Stirling. She died in 1980 in Hove, East Sussex, England.

42. Del Manley

Actor | Luke and the Mermaids

Del Manley was born on August 12, 1889 in Barbour, West Virginia, USA as Dell Manley. He was an actor, known for Luke and the Mermaids (1916). He was married to Joan M. Wilson. He died on December 9, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

43. Vera Popova

Actress | Krug

Vera Popova was a notable Russian actress of theatre and film.

She was born Vera Nikolaevna Popova on August 12, 1889, in Moscow, Russia. She began her acting studies at Moscow Drama Courses of A. Adashev. From 1908 - 1910 she studied at Theatrical School of Ivan Pelttser. From 1910 - 1919 she was a...

44. Janusz Dziewonski

Actor | Glos pustyni

Janusz Dziewonski was born on August 12, 1890 in Mogilev, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Glos pustyni (1932), Przedwiosnie (1928) and Ponad snieg (1929). He died on December 6, 1953 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

45. Della Gould Emmons

Writer | The Far Horizons

Della Gould Emmons is a member of the Gould family who pioneered in the jewelry and theatrical businesses in Glencoe, Minnesota. A University of Minnesota graduate, she taught in high school at Sisseton, South Dakota. Marrying a train dispatcher, Allen B. Emmons, she went westward until finally ...

46. Al Goodman

Soundtrack | Just Wright

Composer, songwriter, conductor, pianist and arranger, educated at the Peabody Conservatory (on scholarship). He was a pianist in early film theatres, and later a choral director and music director for the Aborne Opera Company. He conducted and arranged for Al Jolson, and conducted the Broadway ...

47. Stella Harf

Actress | George Bully

Stella Harf was born on August 12, 1890 in Dresden, Germany as Gertrud Weibrecht. She was an actress, known for George Bully (1920), Rauschgold (1917) and Das Geschäft (1917). She was married to Ernst Reicher. She died on January 3, 1979 in Berlin, Germany.

48. B.H. De Lay

Actor | Skin Deep

Beverly Homer DeLay, known as B.H. DeLay, was an innovator and a aviator actor of French descent. He was born on August 12, 1892 in the Oakland bay area of California. DeLay was also an engineer educated at the University of California as well as the prestigious, centuries old University of ...

49. Douglas Gerrard

Actor | The Painted Angel

Douglas Gerrard was born on August 12, 1891 in Dublin, Ireland as Douglas Gerrard McMurrough Kavanagh. He was an actor and director, known for The Painted Angel (1929), The Sealed Envelope (1919) and Madame Spy (1918). He died on June 5, 1950 in Hollywood, California, USA.

50. Lutz Götz

Actor | Tragödie einer Leidenschaft

Lutz Götz was born on August 12, 1891 in Munich, Germany as Ludwig Lutz. He was an actor, known for Tragödie einer Leidenschaft (1949), Die Feuerzangenbowle (1944) and Kongo-Express (1939). He was married to Anneliese Körner and Anneliese Reppel. He died on October 3, 1958 in East Berlin, East...


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