Birth Month Day of 08-12 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
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].
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, ...
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
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...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Erwin Schrödinger was born on August 12, 1887 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. He died on January 4, 1961 in Vienna, Austria.
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, ...
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.
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.
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...
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 ...
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...