Birth Date between 1852-01-01 and 1852-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ion Luca Caragiale

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 ...

2. Herbert Beerbohm Tree

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 ...

4. Gertrude Claire

Actress | The Female of the Species

Claire made her stage debut at 16 and later played on the stage in New York with John Drew, Edwin Booth and Richard Mansfield. At one time, she managed her own stock company in Boston.

5. Francisco Tárrega

Soundtrack | Sideways

Nineteenth century Spanish composer and guitarist, whose most famous classical works have been adapted by contemporary pop composers such as Mike Oldfield. His most famous work is "Recuerdos de la Alhambra" (Memories of the Alhambra).

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,...

9. William H. Thompson

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...

15. Gaston Méliès

Producer | Baseball, That's All

Gaston Méliès was born on February 12, 1852 in Paris, France. He was a producer and director, known for Baseball, That's All (1910), A Spanish Love Song (1911) and Roped In (1912). He died on April 9, 1915 in Ajaccio, Corsica, France.

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 ...

17. Joseph Joffre

Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 63

Joseph Joffre was born on January 12, 1852 in Rivesaltes, France as Joseph-Jacques-Césaire Joffre. He died on January 3, 1931 in Paris, France.

19. Charles Villiers Stanford

Soundtrack | Double Parked

He was awarded the Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1901 King's Honours List for his services to music.

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.

22. Presley M. Rixey

Self | President McKinley

Presley M. Rixey was born on July 14, 1852 in Culpepper, Virginia, USA as Presley Marion Rixey. He was married to Earlena Rixey. He died on June 17, 1928 in Rosslyn, Virginia.

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.

26. Charles Lawlor

Soundtrack | 42

27. Charles W. Fairbanks

Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 48

Charles W. Fairbanks was born on May 11, 1852 in Unionville Center, Ohio, USA as Charles Warren Fairbanks. He died on June 4, 1918 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

28. Mary Eleanor Freeman

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 ...

29. William S. Rising

Actor | The Kleptomaniac

William S. Rising was born on August 11, 1852 in Lancaster, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Kleptomaniac (1905), In the Stretch (1913) and Born Again (1914). He died on October 5, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA.

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 ...

33. Rika de la Mar Kleij

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 ...

35. Vilhelm Petersen

Actor | Blade af Satans bog

Vilhelm Petersen was born on March 2, 1852 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor and director, known for Leaves From Satan's Book (1920), De listige Friere (1913) and Master of the House (1925). He died on June 2, 1939.

36. Julie Abich

Actress | Arme Thea

Julie Abich was born on August 11, 1852 in Ischl. She was an actress, known for Arme Thea (1919) and Das Gelübde (1921). She died on March 18, 1928 in Berlin, Germany.

37. Cardinal Pietro Gasparri

Self | Cavalcade of Faith

Cardinal Pietro Gasparri was born on May 5, 1852 in Capovallazza, Ussita, Marche, Italy. He died on November 18, 1934 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

39. Alois Sedlácek

Actor | Marwille detektivem

Alois Sedlácek was born on December 11, 1852 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria. He was an actor, known for Marwille detektivem (1922), Devce z Podskalí (1922) and Komediantka (1920). He died on July 22, 1922 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

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.

41. Simo Matavulj

Writer | Bakonja fra Brne

Serbian novelist of Montenegro, Yugoslavia.

42. J.L. Franck

Actor | Her Moment

J.L. Franck was born on July 31, 1852 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor, known for Her Moment (1918) and Ramona (1916). He died on October 22, 1920 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

43. Niko Lomouri

Writer | Qajana

Georgia's one of finest writers in end 19th begin 20th century. Translator. In 1879 graduated from Kiev theological academy. 30 year worked as teacher.

45. Billy Madden

Self | The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight

Billy Madden was born on December 10, 1852 in London, England. He died on February 22, 1918 in White Plains, New York, USA.

46. Barend Barendse

Actor | De levende ladder

Barend Barendse was born on August 8, 1852 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He was an actor, known for De levende ladder (1913) and Heilig recht (1914). He died on March 10, 1935 in Amsterdam.

47. Emil Sondermann

Actor | Sondi hat Pech

Emil Sondermann was born on October 16, 1852 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for Sondi hat Pech (1915), Sondis Glück im Unglück (1915) and Sondis Kleine (1916). He died on August 29, 1927 in Berlin.

49. Charles E. Banks

Writer | A California Romance

Drama editor, playwright.

50. Christian Krohg

Writer | Albertine

Christian Krohg was born on August 13, 1852 in Vestre Aker, Oslo, Norway. He was a writer, known for Albertine (1988) and Vår egen tid (1959). He was married to Othilia Pauline Christine Lasson. He died on October 16, 1925 in Oslo.


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