Birth Date between 1852-01-01 and 1852-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Writer | De ce trag clopotele, Mitica?
Born in a tiny village Haimanalele, next to Ploesti town in Romanian province of Muntenia (Valahia), in a family of actors (both parents and his two uncles - his father's brothers - were actors). He had no formal education, works at some newspapers, then as a clerk. At age of 20 start writing and ...
Actor | King John
Herbert Beerbohm Tree was born on December 17, 1852 in Kensington, London, England as Herbert Draper Beerbohm. He was an actor and director, known for King John (1899), Henry VIII (1911) and The Tempest (1905). He was married to Lady Tree. He died on July 2, 1917 in Marylebone, London.
3. Charles Kent
Actor | As You Like It
After a distinguished career of more than 30 years on stage, Charles Kent entered the film industry in its earliest stages--his debut, as far as is known, was in 1908 in Macbeth (1908)). He was not only an actor but a director, and guided many upper-echelon films for Vitagraph, often starring in ...
6. Tom Green
Actor | The Maid in the Garden
Tom Green born in 1852. a popular stage comic and stage manager from the late 1870's. became a well-known pioneering film actor and director of many early short comedies for the George Albert Smith Film Company from 1897, also directed many short dramas and trick films for other film studios from ...
7. H.H. Asquith
H.H. Asquith, considered the founder of the British welfare state, was the prime minister of the United Kingdom who led the British Empire into the monumental debacle that was World War I.
The son of a cloth merchant, Henry Herbert Asquith was born in Morley, Yorkshire, and attended Balliol College,...
Actor | The Dividend
Scottish born William H. Thompson immigrated to America with his family at the age of six. In 1865 he began his theatrical career by working as a callboy at the old Broadway Theater in New York. Within two years he would embark on an acting career that would span over 55 years and earn him a ...
12. Opie Read
Writer | A Yankee from the West
Opie Percival Read was the youngest of ten children born to Guilford and Elizabeth Wallace Read. He was raised on his parent's plantation near Gallatin, Tennessee and later attended Neophagen College in Nashville. Prior to his enrollment, Read had worked for the Franklin (KY) Patriot Newspaper ...
13. John Oxenham
Writer | Hearts in Exile
English novelist and poet John Oxenham was born William Arthur Dunkerley in Manchester, England, in 1852. His entry into the literary world was not as a writer but as a publisher; with several partners he started the publication "The Idler", and later on the weekly "To-Day". He traveled extensively...
16. Ida Waterman
Actress | Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley
Ida Waterman was born on March 10, 1852 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Ida Shaw. She was an actress, known for Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley (1918), The Swan (1925) and The Enchanted Cottage (1924). She was married to Joseph Francoeur and Fred Waterman. She died on May 22, 1941 in ...
Self | Direktør Ivar Knudsen til prøvesejlads om bord paa et dieselskib, omgivet af repræsentanter for handel og industri, hvoriblandt admiral A. de Richelieu, etatsraad Martin Dessau, gehejmeetatsraad Julius Larsen, baron Blixen-Finecke og flere
Andreas du Plessis de Richelieu was born on February 24, 1852 in Løjt, Aabenraa, Denmark. He was married to Dagmar Therese Louise Lerche. He died on March 25, 1932.
20. Antoni Gaudí
Antoni Gaudí was born on June 25, 1852 in Reus, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain as Antoni Gaudí i Cornet. He died on June 10, 1926 in Barcelona, Catalonia.
21. Edwin Markham
Self | Love's Redemption
Edwin Markham was born on April 23, 1852 in Carson City, Oregon, USA as Charles Edward Anson Markham. He was a writer, known for Love's Redemption (1921) and Lincoln, the Man of the People (1923). He was married to Anna Catherine Murphy. He died on March 7, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA.
23. William Lugg
Actor | David Garrick
Before entering film, Lugg performed as an actor and singer appearing in many musicals and operas. Perhaps the most important part of his stage career came between 1884 and 1885 when he performed with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company as a Bass Soloist in smaller roles. As well as creating the role of...
24. John T. Kelly
Actor | Green Stockings
John T. Kelly was born on August 26, 1852 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Green Stockings (1916), The Cave Man (1915) and Artie, the Millionaire Kid (1916). He was married to Florence Moore Eques. He died on January 5, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA.
25. Weedon Grossmith
Writer | Six
Educated at Slade and other art schools. Exhibited at Grosvenor Gallery and the Royal Academy. Joined a theatrical company in 1885, and toured UK provinces and America. Eventually took over management of Terry's Theatre London, and appeared in various parts there and elsewhere.
Writer | An Alabaster Box
Author Mary Freeman was born in Massachusetts but moved with her family to Vermont when she was 15. She spent a year at Mt. Holyoke University (then called Mt. Holyoke Female Seminary) and after she left began writing children's stories and verse. Her parents died in 1883 and she returned to her ...
32. Augustus Harris
Writer | The Royal Oak
Augustus Henry Glossop Harris was an English playwright, theatrical impresario and actor who was knighted for his services to the theater. He was born on March 18, 1852 in Paris to the dramatist Augustus Glossop Harris and his wife Maria, a wardrobe designer. Augustus Henry was raised in London ...
Actress | De cabaret-prinses
Rika de la Mar Kleij was born on December 21, 1852 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Hendrika Helena Kleij. She was an actress, known for De cabaret-prinses (1925) and Cirque hollandais (1924). She was married to Charles De La Mar. She died on July 5, 1934 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, ...
34. Durward Lely
Actor | Rob Roy
Durward Lely was born James Durward Lyall and studied singing in Milan. He made his stage debut, under the Italianate name of 'Signor Leli', in 1878 as Don Jose in Carmen with the Mapleson Opera Company. After two years on tour with Mapleson, he joined the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company as a tenor ...
40. Vera Figner
Vera Figner was born on July 7, 1852 in Kazan Governorate, Russian Empire as Vera Nikolayevna Figner. She died on June 15, 1942 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.