They played in silent also

by quietgiant2 | created - 17 May 2011 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

RELATED LISTS Men in Silence Women in Silence They played in silent They played in silent also II

1. Olga Baclanova

Actress | Freaks

Born Olga Vladimirovna Baklanova, one of six children of Vladimir Baklanoff and his wife Alexandra, later billed as the Russian Tigress in her early talking films, was born August 19, 1893. She graduated from the Cherniavsky Institute in Moscow prior to her selection in 1912 at age 19 to apprentice...

2. Tully Marshall

Actor | The Cat and the Canary

Tully Marshall intended to pursue a legal career, until he tried a dramatic course at Santa Clara University. He started stage work in San Francisco in 1883 and moved to New York in 1887, where he played in various roles on Broadway and on the road. After a few small parts in films he was given the...

3. Winter Hall

Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Winter Hall was born on June 21, 1872 in Christchurch, New Zealand as Winter Amos Hall. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925), What Every Woman Knows (1921) and The Right to Happiness (1919). He was married to Katherine Young (concert pianist). He died on February 10, 1947...

4. Otis Harlan

Actor | Show Boat

Otis Harlan was born on December 29, 1865 in Zanesville, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for Show Boat (1929), A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) and Nine and Three-Fifths Seconds (1925). He was married to Nellie Harvey. He died on January 21, 1940 in Martinsville, Indiana, USA.

5. Gladys McConnell

Actress | The Glorious Trail

Gladys McConnell was born on October 22, 1905 in Oklahoma City, Indian Territory, USA. She is known for her work on The Glorious Trail (1928), The Tiger's Shadow (1928) and The Flying Horseman (1926). She was married to A. Ronald Button and Arthur Q. Hagerman. She died on March 4, 1979 in Fullerton...

6. Julia Faye

Actress | The Ten Commandments

Julia Faye's career is inextricably linked to director Cecil B. DeMille. He was her mentor, while she was for many years his mistress (a liaison which was tolerated by De Mille's long-suffering wife Constance Adams). Julia was born in Richmond, Virginia, of French-American parentage. She had a ...

7. Charlotte Burton

Actress | Her Younger Sister

Charlotte Burton was born on May 30, 1881 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Her Younger Sister (1914), Polly of the Storm Country (1920) and The Diamond from the Sky (1915). She was married to Darrell Stuart and William Russell. She died on March 28, 1942 in Los ...

8. Mary Thurman

Actress | A Bride for a Knight

Mary Thurman was born Mary Christiansen on April 27, 1895, in Richfield, Utah. She was one of seven children raised in the Mormon faith. Sadly her father passed away when she was nine. Mary attended the University of Utah and got a job as a teacher. In 1915 she took a trip to Hollywood. A talent ...

9. Ian Keith

Actor | The Ten Commandments

Ian Keith became a well regarded fixture on the Broadway stage during the 1920s, but from 1924 through the remainder of the decade he expanded his acting into a string of silent movies as well. To begin the next decade, he appeared in the cast of Abraham Lincoln (1930), one of the later movies of ...

Donald Keith's brother

10. Tom Ricketts

Director | The Secretary of Frivolous Affairs

Born in London, England, in 1853, prolific actor/director (300+ credits) Tom Ricketts is mostly forgotten today, but his chief claim to fame is that he directed the first motion picture shot in Hollywood.

Ricketts began his show-business career as an actor on the London stage, and gained a ...

11. Edward Dillon

Director | The Dice Woman

Edward Dillon was born on January 1, 1879 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Dice Woman (1926), Never Say Quit (1919) and Help! Help! Police! (1919). He was married to Frances. He died on July 11, 1933 in Hollywood, California, USA.

12. Agnes Vernon

Actress | Silks and Saddles

Agnes Vernon was born on December 27, 1895 in La Grande, Oregon, USA. She was an actress, known for Queen of the Turf (1921), An Awkward Cinderella (1914) and The Dear Old Hypocrite (1915). She died on February 21, 1948 in San Diego, California, USA.

13. Suzy Vernon

Actress | Une étoile disparaît

Suzy Vernon was born on June 26, 1901 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France as Amelie Paris. She was an actress, known for A Star Disappears (1932), Napoleon (1927) and Paris' Girls (1929). She was married to Ralph de Leon. She died on January 24, 1997 in Moulins, Allier, France.

14. Arlette Marchal

Actress | Aux jardins de Murcie

Brunette, exotic Lucienne Marie Marchal overcame her affliction with shyness by enrolling in, and ultimately winning, a beauty contest. One of the judges was the director Léonce Perret, who promptly helped her get her first role in motion pictures. After that, her face was sufficient to keep her in...

15. Willy Fritsch

Actor | Frau im Mond

Willy Fritsch was born on January 27, 1901 in Kattowitz, Upper Silesia, Germany as Wilhelm Egon Fritz Fritsch. He was an actor, known for Woman in the Moon (1929), Inglourious Basterds (2009) and Melody of the Heart (1929). He was married to Dinah Grace. He died on July 13, 1973 in Hamburg, Germany.

16. Eddie Lyons

Actor | Everything But the Truth

Eddie Lyons was born on November 25, 1886 in Beardstown, Illinois, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Everything But the Truth (1920), Almost Welcome (1918) and All Bound Around (1919). He was married to Virginia Kirtley. He died on August 30, 1926 in Pasadena, California, USA.

17. Harry Northrup

Actor | The Heart of Maryland

Harry Northrup was born on July 31, 1875 in Paris, France as Henri Stabo Wallace Northrup. He was an actor, known for The Heart of Maryland (1927), The Painted World (1919) and The Unchastened Woman (1925). He was married to Merceita Esmond. He died on July 2, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Fannie Ward

Actress | The Cheat

Fannie Ward was a star of light comedies on Broadway and in vaudeville. Internationally famous, she was at the height of her career in the first decade of the 20th century. She debuted on Broadway at 19 in "Pippino" (1890). She went on to starring roles in "The Marriage of William Ashe", "Madam ...

19. Mitchell Lewis

Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Mitchell Lewis was born on June 26, 1880 in Syracuse, New York, USA as Mitchell Joseph Lewis. He was an actor, known for Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925), Beau Bandit (1930) and Waikiki Wedding (1937). He was married to Nan Frances Ryan and Rosabel Morrison. He died on August 24, 1956 in ...

20. Francis McDonald

Actor | The Ten Commandments

Francis J. McDonald - not a name to bring ready recognition-but a look at the face reminds one of many old movie roles indeed. His career as an actor literally spanned from early silent films and the great silver screen era of sound film to follow on through the golden age of television. His screen...

21. Hayden Stevenson

Actor | The Abysmal Brute

Hayden Stevenson was born on July 2, 1877 in Georgetown, Kentucky, USA as James Hayden Stevenson. He was an actor, known for The Abysmal Brute (1923), Blake of Scotland Yard (1927) and Let's Go (1922). He was married to Louise J. Stevenson. He died on January 31, 1952 in West Los Angeles, ...

22. Spottiswoode Aitken

Actor | The Birth of a Nation

Spottiswoode Aitken was born on April 16, 1867 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Frank Spottiswoode Aitken. He was an actor and writer, known for The Birth of a Nation (1915), The Americano (1916) and The White Circle (1920). He was married to Marion Dana Jones. He died on February 26, 1933 in Los Angeles,...

23. Larry Steers

Actor | The King of the Kongo

Larry Steers was born on February 14, 1888 in Indiana, USA as Lawrence Wells Steers. He was an actor, known for The King of the Kongo (1929), The Secret Garden (1919) and Clipped Wings (1937). He died on February 15, 1951 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

24. Richard Neill

Actor | The King of the Kongo

Richard Neill was born on November 12, 1875 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The King of the Kongo (1929), The Unfortunate Marriage (1917) and The Fighting Coward (1924). He died on April 8, 1970 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

25. Hal Taliaferro

Actor | Red River

American actor who starred in silent Westerns under one name, then moved into character roles and bit parts under another. Born Floyd Taliaferro Alderson in Sheridan, Wyoming, and raised on a ranch in Rosebud County, Montana, he became an expert horseman. He served in World War I, then traveled to ...

also known as Wally Wales

26. Renée Björling

Actress | Klostret i Sendomir

Renée Björling was born on July 10, 1898 in Lovö, Ekerö, Stockholms län, Sweden as Renée Louise Björling. She was an actress, known for Secret of the Monastery (1920), Charleys tant (1926) and A Lesson in Love (1954). She died on March 4, 1975 in Täby, Stockholms län.

27. Alf Blütecher

Actor | Manden med de ni Fingre I

Alf Blütecher was born on February 7, 1880 in Lårdal, Norway as Alf Wiborg Blütecher. He was an actor, known for The Man with the Missing Finger (1915), The End of the World (1916) and A Trip to Mars (1918). He died on March 5, 1959 in Oslo, Norway.

28. Vera Sisson

Actress | The Married Virgin

Vera Sisson was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 31, 1891. She began her career in 1913 when she appeared in her first film entitled, The Helping Hand (1913) when she was 22 years old. Unfortunately, Vera never rose much beyond a character actress. By the time she made Love 'Em and Leave 'Em (...

29. Peggy Hyland

Actress | The Honeypot

The beautiful English brunette star of the silent screen Peggy Hyland born in Birmingham in 1884. Educated in England and in convents in Europe. Began working on stage in 1910. Peggy starred in more than 45 movies in both Britain and Hollywood, making her film debut in Percy Nash's 'In the Rank' ...

30. Murdock MacQuarrie

Actor | Modern Times

Murdock MacQuarrie was born on August 25, 1878 in San Francisco, California, USA as Murdock J. MacQuarrie. He was an actor and director, known for Modern Times (1936), The Star Gazer (1914) and The Old Bell-Ringer (1914). He was married to Claire M. He died on August 22, 1942 in Los Angeles, ...

31. Otis Skinner

Actor | Kismet

Otis Skinner was born on June 28, 1858 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Otis Augustus Skinner. He was an actor, known for Kismet (1930), Kismet (1920) and Tom's Little Star (1919). He was married to Maud Durbin. He died on January 4, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA.

32. Jay Wilsey

Actor | Riding Speed

Wilbert Jay Wilsey was born in Clark County, Missouri, in 1896. He learned to ride a horse at a very young age, and when he got older he began appearing on the rodeo circuit. In 1924 he found himself in Hollywood and, hearing that producers were looking for good horsemen for western movies, went ...

aka Buffalo Bill Jr.

33. Milburn Morante

Director | The Escape

Milburn Morante (often alternatively credited as 'Moranti') began as a turn-of-the-century vaudevillian, part of a family trio calling themselves 'The Three Morantes'. After moving from San Francisco to L.A., he gravitated towards the film industry by 1913, initially with Keystone-Triangle, and, ...

34. Al Ferguson

Actor | The Lightning Express

Al Ferguson was born on April 19, 1888 in Rosslare, County Wexford, Ireland as Alfred George Ferguson. He was an actor and director, known for The Lightning Express (1930), The Three Musketeers (1933) and Shackles of Fear (1924). He was married to Lottie Taber. He died on December 4, 1971 in ...

35. Slim Whitaker

Actor | The Man from New Mexico

American cowboy and actor Slim Whitaker was working the rodeo circuit at age 17, eventually becoming a cowhand on the Chowchilla Ranch in central California. In 1912 he was hired as a riding extra and stunt man by Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson for westerns being filmed in Niles Canyon, CA. ...

36. Crauford Kent

Actor | Shadows of the Sea

Crauford Kent was born on October 12, 1881 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Shadows of the Sea (1922), Seven Keys to Baldpate (1929) and Silas Marner (1922). He died on May 14, 1953 in Hollywood, California, USA.

37. Nelson McDowell

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

Nelson McDowell was born on August 14, 1870 in Greenville, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1920), The Last of the Mohicans (1932) and Oliver Twist (1933). He was married to Lottie Green and Sophia. He died on November 3, 1947 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California...

38. George Ovey

Actor | The Pirate of Panama

George Ovey was born on December 13, 1870 in Trenton, Missouri, USA as George Overton Odell. He was an actor and writer, known for The Pirate of Panama (1929), Strings of Steel (1926) and Hit the Deck (1929). He was married to Louise Horner. He died on September 23, 1951 in Hollywood, California, ...

39. Wedgwood Nowell

Actor | 813

Wedgwood Nowell was born on January 24, 1878 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA as Harry Hawkins Nowell. He was an actor and composer, known for 813 (1920), Calling Philo Vance (1940) and A Doll's House (1922). He was married to Irma Stowe and [Edna] Claire Colwell (actress). He died on June 17, ...

40. George Meeker

Actor | Murder by Television

This durable co-star-turned-character man had the steely eyes and overall slickness of somebody never to trust...and for good reason. For over two decades George Meeker fit the bill as the guy you loved to hate in movies. Frequently the spineless third wheel of a romantic triangle, he always lost ...

41. Gareth Hughes

Actor | Eyes of Youth

William John Hughes was Wales' first Broadway and Hollywood star! He began acting at a very young age, first in Wales, then later at 17 years of age he went to London to pursue his passion for acting. He later joined the Welsh Players and traveled on tour with them to America. When they returned to...

42. Charles Morton

Actor | Arms and the Man

Handsome, athletic actor whose career started in the late silent era as a leading man and continued into sound features and finally television. Born in Illinois, Morton spent his adolescence in Madison, Wisconsin; receiving his education at Madison High School and the University of Wisconsin. He ...

43. Katherine Perry

Actress | Blood Will Tell

Katherine Perry was born on January 5, 1897 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Blood Will Tell (1927), Main Street (1923) and Husbands for Rent (1927). She was married to Owen Moore. She died on October 14, 1983 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

44. George O'Hara

Actor | Is That Nice?

George O'Hara was born on February 22, 1899 in Idaho, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Is That Nice? (1926), The Crossroads of New York (1922) and Ladies Beware (1927). He died on October 16, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. David Rollins

Actor | Prep and Pep

Extremely handsome, juvenile lead of the silent era David Rollins was discovered as an extra and given a contract with Fox Films in 1927. He worked mostly in light comedies, frequently paired with Sue Carol (the future wife of Alan Ladd). While under contract to Fox he worked with many great ...

46. Polly Moran

Actress | Chasing Rainbows

She was one rowdy, no-holds-barred entertainer. Comedienne Polly Moran was considered second only to perhaps Louise Fazenda as Mack Sennett's funniest lady during her silent-era heyday. Born in 1883, Polly was made for vaudeville, touring all over the world, notably Europe. Sennett snapped her up ...

47. Johnny Mack Brown

Actor | Flaming Frontiers

An All-American halfback while attending the University of Alabama, Johnny Mack Brown chose the silver screen over the green grass of the football field when he graduated. Signed to a contract with MGM in 1926, Brown debuted in Slide, Kelly, Slide (1927) with William Haines in a film about - ...

48. Arthur Edmund Carewe

Actor | The Cat and the Canary

Arthur Edmund Carewe was born on December 30, 1884 in Trapzon (Trebizond), Turkey as Hovsep Hovsepian. He was an actor, known for The Cat and the Canary (1927), God's Gift to Women (1931) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925). He was married to Irene Pavlowska. He died on April 22, 1937 in Santa ...

49. Walter McGrail

Actor | Special Agent K-7

Walter McGrail was born on October 19, 1888 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Walter Bernard McGreal. He was an actor, known for Special Agent K-7 (1936), The Lone Star Ranger (1930) and The American Beauty (1927). He was married to Hazel Stuart Drew. He died on March 19, 1970 in San ...

50. Walter Slezak

Actor | Born to Kill

Tall, portly Viennese character actor Walter Slezak simultaneously pursued two different careers after his arrival in America in 1930: one, as a star of musical comedy on the stage, and another, as a portrayer of villains, impish rogues or pompous buffoons on screen.

Walter was born in May 1902 in ...

51. Webster Campbell

Director | The Single Track

Webster Campbell was born on January 25, 1893 in Kansas City, Kansas, USA as William Webster Campbell. He was an actor and director, known for The Single Track (1921), Gateway to the West (1924) and Divorce Coupons (1922). He was married to Beatrice Marian Lindshield and Corinne Griffith. He died ...

52. Edward Peil Sr.

Actor | Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl

Edward Peil Sr. was born on January 18, 1883 in Racine, Wisconsin, USA as Edward John Peil. He was an actor, known for Broken Blossoms (1919), The Big Cage (1933) and Blue Steel (1934). He was married to Henrietta 'Etta' Raynor. He died on December 29, 1958 in Hollywood, California, USA.

53. Dot Farley

Actress | So Big

Dot Farley was born on February 6, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Dorothea Farley. She was an actress and writer, known for So Big (1924), The Signal Tower (1924) and The Little Irish Girl (1926). She died on May 2, 1971 in South Pasadena, California, USA.

54. Bob Steele

Actor | The Big Sleep

Started working with his father on stage when he was two. Later he toured in a comedy act for Fanchon and Marco. His first screen experience was at age 14, in a Pathe production of "Adventures of Bill and Bob".

55. Fred Gilman

Actor | The Cowboy Counsellor

Fred Gilman was born on November 24, 1902 in Virginia, USA. He is known for his work on The Cowboy Counsellor (1932), The Fighting Parson (1933) and Clearing the Trail (1928). He died on March 30, 1988 in Capistrano Beach, California, USA.

56. Fred Kelsey

Actor | The Lone Wolf Strikes

Fred Kelsey was born on August 20, 1884 in Sandusky, Ohio, USA as Frederick Alvin Kelsey. He was an actor and director, known for The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940), On Trial (1928) and Mesa of Lost Women (1953). He was married to Katharine Miller. He died on September 2, 1961 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...

57. Gino Corrado

Actor | The Amateur Gentleman

Gino Corrado Liserani was born in Pisa, Italy in 1893, the son of Carlo Liserani, a marble and art dealer. Corrado grew up in Florence. In 1895, Carlo Liserani, brother Cyrus, and their families emigrated to the United States, settling near Coney Island in New York, where the men took up jobs in ...

58. Gustavo Serena

Actor | Assunta Spina

Gustavo Serena was born on October 5, 1881 in Naples, Campania, Italy. He was an actor and director, known for Assunta Spina (1915), La signora delle camelie (1915) and Zappatore (1930). He died on April 16, 1970 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

59. Roy D'Arcy

Actor | La Bohème

Roy D'Arcy was born Roy Giusti in San Francisco in 1894 but educated in Europe. For a while he traveled with a band of gypsies throughout the Continent, but left to study art and painting in Paris. After several years of traveling and various business ventures in South America and Asia he returned ...

60. Maria Jacobini

Actress | Bohème - Künstlerliebe

Maria Jacobini was born on February 17, 1892 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. She was an actress and writer, known for La Boheme (1923), Joan of Arc (1913) and Maman Colibri (1929). She died on November 20, 1944 in Rome.

61. Charles Krauss

Actor | Il gatto nero

Charles Krauss was born in France. He was an actor and director, known for Il gatto nero (1920), Bolla di sapone (1921) and Li-Pao, mandarino (1921). He was married to Maryse Dauvray. He died in 1926.

62. Edward Connelly

Actor | The Devil

American character actor of silent films, Edward Connelly, a native New Yorker, was a newspaperman before he became an actor, being a reporter for the New York Sunl. At 25 he joined a theatrical stock company in Kansas City and appeared subsequently on Broadway in such plays as "Shore Acres," "The ...

63. Robert Elliott

Actor | The Maltese Falcon

Robert Elliott was born on October 9, 1879 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Richard Robert Elliott. He was an actor, known for The Maltese Falcon (1931), Gone with the Wind (1939) and White Eagle (1932). He was married to Ruth Thorp. He died on November 15, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

64. Maria Fromet

Actress | Les misérables - Époque 2: Fantine

Maria Fromet was born on September 11, 1902 in Chauny, Aisne, Picardie, France as Marie Léonie Fromet. She was an actress, known for Les Misérables, Part 2: Fantine (1913), Les Misérables, Part 1: Jean Valjean (1913) and Les misérables (1912). She died on January 11, 1967 in ...

65. Eileen Percy

Actress | The Husband Hunter

Eileen Percy was born in Belfast, Ireland on August 21, 1900. She got an early start in films when she landed the role of Ethel Forsythe in 1917's Down to Earth (1917). She was barely 17 years old. Eileen was kept busy as the twenties rolled in with roles in The Third Eye (1920), Why Trust Your ...

66. Edward LeSaint

Actor | Modern Times

Edward LeSaint was born on December 13, 1870 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Modern Times (1936), Merely Mary Ann (1920) and Only a Shop Girl (1922). He was married to Stella Razeto. He died on September 10, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

67. Jack Livingston

Actor | The Power Divine

After Jack Livingston left motion pictures, he settled in Buffalo, New York. There he obtained a job as a welder. He lived there from approximately 1928 or 1929 until circa 1939 or 1940. Than he relocated with his wife (Alice Mitchell) to live in Sheffield, Massachusetts. There he became a salesman...

68. Beatrice Dominguez

Actress | The White Horseman

Beatrice Dominguez born in San Bernardino in California in 1896. A exotic dancer, first working in vaudeville under the name of 'La Bella Sevilla'. dark-haired genuine beauty who appeared in a handful of melodrama and western movies, making her film debut in 1914 under the direction of Burton L. ...

69. Colette Brettel

Actress | Wuthering Heights

Colette Brettel was born on June 1, 1902 in London, England as Dorothy Nicolette Pettigrew. She is an actress, known for Wuthering Heights (1920), Wettlauf ums Glück (1923) and Annemarie und ihr Ulan (1926).

70. Colette Darfeuil

Actress | Le truc du Brésilien

Colette Darfeuil was born on February 7, 1906 in Paris, France as Emma Henriette Floquet. She was an actress, known for Le truc du Brésilien (1932), Michel Strogoff (1936) and The House on the Dune (1934). She died on October 15, 1998 in Montfort-l'Amaury, Yvelines, France.

71. Robert Edeson

Actor | The Absentee

A noted stage actor at the turn of the 20th century, Robert Edeson began his film career working with Cecil B. DeMille on The Call of the North (1914), then moved on to Vitagraph where he remained for the rest of the teens. In the 1920s he returned to work for De Mille, playing the man-of-the-world...

72. Charles Murray

Actor | Vamping Venus

Charles Murray was born on June 22, 1872 in Laurel, Indiana, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Vamping Venus (1928), Around the Corner (1930) and Mike (1926). He was married to Nellie Bae Hamilton. He died on July 29, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Versatile in comedy and drama

73. Ernst Deutsch

Actor | The Third Man

Ernst Deutsch was born on September 16, 1890 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Ernest Dorian. He was an actor, known for The Third Man (1949), Der Prozeß (1948) and Pique Dame (1918). He was married to Anuschka Fuchs. He died on March 22, 1969 in West Berlin, West Germany.

74. Walter Pidgeon

Actor | Forbidden Planet

Walter Pidgeon, a handsome, tall and dark-haired man, began his career studying voice at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He then did theater, mainly stage musicals. He went to Hollywood in the early 1920s, where he made silent films, including Mannequin (1926) and Sumuru (1927). ...

75. Ward Crane

Actor | Sherlock Jr.

American actor of silent films. A native of Albany, New York, the son of a railroad engineer, he began a career in government, serving as confidential stenographer and then secretary to Governor William Sulzer of New York. Sulzer's impeachment and removal from office left Crane without a job, and ...

76. Charles Ogle

Actor | What Every Woman Knows

The son of a minister from Ohio, Charles Stanton Ogle became a prolific character actor from stage and screen. Mostly cast in commanding roles in silents. Per haps most memorable as the screen's very first Frankenstein monster in Thomas Alva Edison's silent version Frankenstein (1910).

77. Miriam Nesbitt

Actress | Mary Stuart

Miriam Nesbitt was born on September 14, 1873 in chicago, Illinois, USA as Miriam Anne Schancke. She was an actress, known for Mary Stuart (1913), Stanton's Last Fling (1914) and The Declaration of Independence (1911). She was married to Marc McDermott. She died on August 11, 1954 in Hollywood, ...

78. Mabel Poulton

Actress | The Old Curiosity Shop

Mabel Poulton was born in London in 1901. She began working as a Stenographer and entered film as an actress by chance, her first role was in George Pearson's Nothing Else Matters (1920) starring Betty Balfour at Welsh-Pearson studios. Thereafter she starred in many silent film dramas, often ...

79. Fay Compton

Actress | The Haunting

Fay Compton was born on September 18, 1894 in West Kensington, London, England as Virginia Lilian Emmeline Mackenzie. She was an actress, known for The Haunting (1963), Othello (1951) and Laughter in Paradise (1951). She was married to Ralph Michael, Leon Quartermaine, Lauri de Frece and Harry ...

80. Joseph W. Girard

Actor | Captain Midnight

Joseph W. Girard was born on April 2, 1871 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Captain Midnight (1942), Social Error (1935) and Beloved Jim (1917). He died on August 21, 1949 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

81. Augustus Phillips

Actor | The Gates of Eden

Augustus Phillips was born on August 1, 1874 in Rensselaer, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for The Gates of Eden (1916), The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (1914) and The Birth of the Star Spangled Banner (1914). He was married to Mildred Manning. He died on September 16, 1952 in Milford, ...

82. Suzanne Delvé

Actress | Le berceau de dieu

Suzanne Delvé was born on November 24, 1892 in Paris, France as Suzanne Lucie Charlotte Vedelle. She was an actress, known for The Cradle of God (1926), Les vampires (1915) and La belle aux cheveux d'or (1916). She died in 1986.

83. Fernand Mailly

Actor | Au bonheur des dames

Fernand Mailly was born on February 26, 1873 in Le Havre, Seine-Inférieure [now Seine-Maritime], France as Fernand Jean-Paul Anne. He was an actor, known for Au bonheur des dames (1930), Brigadier Gerard (1915) and Le costaud des Épinettes (1923). He died on August 20, 1942 in Paris, France.

84. André Nox

Actor | Le crime de Lord Arthur Savile

André Nox was born on November 14, 1869 in Paris, France as André Nonnez. He was an actor and writer, known for Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1922), The Cradle of God (1926) and The Life and Loves of Beethoven (1936). He died on February 25, 1946 in Fouesnant, Finistère, France.

85. Charles Dullin

Actor | Maldone

Charles Dullin was born on May 12, 1885 in Yenne, Savoie, France as Charles Edouard François Marie Dullin. He was an actor and producer, known for Misdeal (1928), Miracle of the Wolves (1924) and Les Misérables (1934). He was married to Marcelle Charles Dullin. He died on December 11, 1949 ...

86. Jean Toulout

Actor | Monte Cristo

Jean Toulout was born on September 28, 1887 in Paris, France as Jean Joseph Charles Toulout. He was an actor and writer, known for Monte Cristo (1929), Mathias Sandorf (1921) and Barricade (Les Miserables Part II) (1925). He was married to Yvette Andréyor. He died on October 23, 1962 in Paris.

87. Frank Hayes

Actor | Vanity Fair

Frank Hayes was born on May 17, 1871 in San Francisco, California, USA as Frank Rowell Hayes. He was an actor, known for Vanity Fair (1923), When Do We Eat? (1918) and Golden Dreams (1922). He was married to Lottie Harriet Ward Christensen Kemp (maiden name: Ward). He died on December 28, 1923 in ...

88. Anders Randolf

Actor | The Viking

Anders Randolf was born Anders Randrup in Denmark 1870.

His parents were Matthius Randrup and Kristine Jensen. He had a number of siblings - two of which were sisters Kirstine Randrup born in 1884 and Jensine Marie Randrup born 1880. He grew up on Old Rybjergaard farm, living with an Aunt rather ...

89. Henry Kolker

Actor | Holiday

Stalwart character actor Henry Kolker appeared on the Broadway stage from 1904, comedy being his forte early on. Later, as a leading man in romantic dramas, he partnered famous stars like Alla Nazimova. Moving on to films in 1914 as actor/director, he became noted in particular for directing ...

90. Gabriel de Gravone

Actor | Rouletabille chez les bohémiens

Gabriel de Gravone was born on November 21, 1887 in Ajaccio, Corsica, France as Antoine Paul André Faggianelli. He was an actor and director, known for Rouletabille chez les bohémiens (1922), Les Misérables, Part 2: Fantine (1913) and Les Misérables, Part 1: Jean Valjean (1913)...

91. Jack W. Johnston

Actor | The Land of Promise

Jack W. Johnston was born on October 2, 1876 in Kilkea, County Kildare, Ireland. He was an actor, known for The Land of Promise (1917), Rob Roy (1913) and The Virginian (1914). He died on July 29, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

92. Olive Tell

Actress | Lawful Larceny

Olive Tell was born in New York City sometime in 1894. She appeared in her first film when she was 23 years old in Her Sister (1917). Largely a character actress, Olive did appear in few films when compared to her contemporaries. Olive was one of a few character actresses to successfully make the ...

93. George K. Arthur

Actor | The Last of Mrs. Cheyney

The son of a travelling salesman and a department store merchandise demonstrator, Arthur was obliged to fend for himself from an early age, selling newspapers and working at starvation wages for a condiment manufacturer. Although underage, he escaped from this life by joining the Bugle Corps at the...

94. Huguette Duflos

Actress | Le capitan

Huguette Duflos was born on August 24, 1887 in Limoges, Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France as Hermance Joséphine Meurs. She was an actress, known for The Captain (1946), Mysteries of Paris (1922) and L'homme à l'Hispano (1926). She was married to Raphaël Duflos. She died on April 12, 1982 in ...

95. Charles de Rochefort

Actor | The Ten Commandments

Charles de Rochefort was born on July 7, 1879 in Port-Vendres, Pyrénées-Orientales, France as Charles d' Authier de Rochefort. He was an actor and director, known for The Ten Commandments (1923), Parada Paramount (1930) and Madame Sans-Gêne (1925). He died on February 2, 1952 in Paris, France.

96. David Powell

Actor | Missing Millions

David Powell was born on December 17, 1883 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Missing Millions (1922), Fine Feathers (1915) and The Dawn of a Tomorrow (1915). He died on April 16, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA.

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97. Helen Holmes

Actress | The Railroad Raiders

Though the circumstances of Helen Holmes' birth are somewhat hazy (sources place it in either Chicago or Louisville, KY, in mid-June or early July of 1893), what isn't hazy is that she was, with Pearl White, the queen of the railroad serials of the mid-teens and early '20s. Holmes always played a ...

98. Vera Steadman

Actress | The Nervous Wreck

Vera Steadman was born on June 23, 1900 in Monterey, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Nervous Wreck (1926), 813 (1920) and His Breach of Promise (1920). She was married to Jack Taylor. She died on December 14, 1966 in Long Beach, California.

99. Dorothy Gibson

Actress | Saved from the Titanic

Dorothy Winnifred Brown was born at the home of her parents, Pauline Caroline Boesen Brown and John Brown on May 17, 1889 at 320 Willow Avenue in Hoboken, New Jersey. John Brown died while she was an infant and Leonard Gibson became her stepfather four years later. She had two siblings but both ...

100. Natacha Rambova

Actress | When Love Grows Cold

Primarily famous as the wife of screen idol Rudolph Valentino, Natacha Rambova was also a talented dancer and an innovative set designer, bringing the Art Deco style to Hollywood for the first time. At the age of 17 she became a protégé and lover of Russian ballet Svengali Theodore Kosloff, a ...

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