Birth Month Day of 01-15 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
Writer | Le bourgeois gentilhomme
Born between January 13 and January 15 of the year 1622, from a 25yo tapestry-maker, Jean Poguelin (who worked for the King of France from 1631), and a 20yo woman, Marie Cresé, in Paris, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin lost his mother when he was 10. From 1638 to 1640, he studied in the Jesuit college of ...
Writer | Gore ot uma
Born in Moscow, Griboyedov studied at Moscow University from 1810 to 1812. He then obtained a commission in a hussar regiment, which he resigned in 1816. The next year, he entered the civil service. In 1818 he was appointed secretary of the Russian legation in Persia, and transferred to Georgia.
Actor | The Great Adventure
Rutland Barrington was one of the most important and popular members of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, the company set up by impressario Richard D'Oyly Carte to perform the operatic works of W S Gilbert and A S Sullivan. Joining in 1877, Barrington created the following roles: Dr Daly in "The ...
10. Tom Ricketts
Director | The House of a Thousand Scandals
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 ...
Writer | The End of the Road
Katherine Bement Davis was born on January 15, 1860 in Buffalo, New York, USA. She was a writer, known for The End of the Road (1919), Our Mutual Girl (1914) and Our Mutual Girl, No. 18 (1914). She died on December 10, 1935 in Pacific Grove, California, USA.
14. Madge Orlamond
Actress | The Yellow Typhoon
Madge Orlamond was born on January 15, 1861 in St. Charles, Minnesota, USA as Iona Bertrand. She was an actress, known for The Yellow Typhoon (1920), The Amazing Woman (1920) and The Blushing Bride (1921). She was married to William Orlamond. She died on June 22, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, ...
15. Loie Fuller
Director | Le lys de la vie
Loie Fuller was born on January 15, 1862 in Hinsdale, Illinois, USA as Marie Louise Fuller. She was an actress and director, known for Le lys de la vie (1920), Danse serpentine (1897) and Programme Nadar (1896). She died on January 1, 1928 in Paris, France.
21. Bruce McRae
Actor | Beatrice Fairfax
Bruce McRae born in India in 1867 of Scot and English Parents. Stage performer of British and American Theatre. He went to New Zealand at the age of 16 where he worked in cattle ranching, moved to Australia for five years and became a surveyor. In 1890, he moved to the United States where he became...
Actor | Foolish Wives
Rudolph Christians was born on January 15, 1869 in Middoge/Oldenburg, Germany as Broekern Rudolph Christians. He was an actor, known for Foolish Wives (1922), Deep Waters (1920) and Dissonanzen des Lebens (1913). He was married to Bertha Klein (opera and concert singer). He died on February 2, 1921...
24. Yuri Yuryev
Actor | Deti kapitana Granta
Yuri Yuryev was a Russian stage actor best known for his performance with the Aleksandrinsky (Pushkin) Theatre in St. Petersburg.
He was born Yuri Mikhailovich Yuryev on January 15, 1872, in Moscow, Russia. His uncle, Sergei Yuryev, was a writer and critic, who played important role in the formation...
27. Wilton Power
Actor | The Mutiny of the Bounty
Wilton Power was born on January 15, 1873 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia as John Edward Ivey. He was an actor, known for The Mutiny of the Bounty (1916), Robbery Under Arms (1920) and The Bondage of the Bush (1913). He died on July 23, 1954 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Actor | The Love Piker
Frederick Truesdell was born on January 15, 1873 in Montclair, New Jersey, USA as George Frederick Truesdell. He was an actor, known for The Love Piker (1923), Chastity (1923) and Pleasure Mad (1923). He was married to Helene Michellier and Laura Nelson Hall. He died on May 3, 1937 in New York City...
Director | Beby y su circo
Fructuós Gelabert was born on January 15, 1874 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Fructuoso Gelabert Badiella. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Beby y su circo (1915), Mala raza (1913) and Fabricación del corcho en Sant Feliu de Guixols (1909). He died on February ...
30. Maria Forescu
Actress | Peer Gynt
Maria Forescu was born on January 15, 1875 in Czernowitz, Bukovina, Austria-Hungary [now Chernivtsi, Ukraine] as Maria Füllenbaum. She was an actress, known for Peer Gynt (1919), Peer Gynt - 2. Teil: Peer Gynts Wanderjahre und Tod (1919) and He or I (1930). She was married to Harry Piel. She died ...
31. Claude King
Actor | Behind the Mask
Claude King was born on January 15, 1875 in Hackney, London, England as Claud Edward King. He was an actor, known for Behind the Mask (1932), Bella Donna (1923) and Smart Girl (1935). He was married to Evelyn Hall and Evelyn Walsh Hall. He died on September 18, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | Ein Walzer im Schlafcoupé
Siegfried Berisch was born on January 15, 1877 in Boskovic, South Moravian Regio, Czech Republic. He was an actor, known for Ein Walzer im Schlafcoupé (1930), O Mädchen, mein Mädchen, wie lieb' ich Dich! (1930) and Im Kampf mit der Unterwelt (1930). He died on October 4, 1933 in ...
35. Rolf Randolf
Rolf Randolf was born on January 15, 1878 in Vienna, Austria as Rudolf Zanbauer. He was a director and producer, known for Kronprinz Rudolph oder: Das Geheimnis von Mayerling (1919), Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom (1927) and Rächendes Gift (1919). He died on June 29, 1941 in Vienna.
38. Ernest Thesiger
Actor | Bride of Frankenstein
Although he made nearly 60 films in a 50-year acting career, it is for the two he made with director James Whale that Ernest Thesiger will be best remembered. Born Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger in London on January 15, 1879, he was the grandson of the first Baron of Chelmsford. Educated at ...
Actress | Patricia
Gabrielle Dorziat was born on January 15, 1880 in Épernay, Marne, France as Marie Odile Léonie Gabrielle Sigrist. She was an actress, known for Patricia (1942), Samson (1936) and La fin du jour (1939). She was married to Michel de Zogheb. She died on November 30, 1979 in Biarritz, ...
40. Frederick Lloyd
Actor | Oliver Twist
Frederick Lloyd was born on January 15, 1880 in Ponders End, London, England as Frederick William Lloyd. He was an actor, known for Oliver Twist (1948), Arms and the Man (1932) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1931). He was married to Yvette J.E. Plancon (actress) and Auriol Lee. He died on ...
41. Rita Sacchetto
Actress | En Død i Skønhed
Rita Sacchetto was born on January 15, 1880 in Munich, Germany as Margherita Sacchetto. She was an actress and writer, known for En Død i Skønhed (1915), Den skønne Evelyn (1916) and During the Plague (1913). She was married to August Zamoyski. She died on January 18, 1959 in ...
Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 19
Princess Margaret of Connaught was born on January 15, 1882 in Bagshot Park, Surrey, England. She is known for her work on Pathé's Weekly, No. 19 (1913), The Royal Wedding at Windsor (1905) and Kronprinsparet pa Drottningholm (1911). She was married to King Gustaf VI Adolf. She died on May 1...
Actor | Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
Georg August Koch was born on January 15, 1883 in Kassel, Germany. He was an actor, known for Die Nibelungen: Siegfried (1924), Die Nibelungen: Kriemhild's Revenge (1924) and F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (1932). He died on December 25, 1963 in Berlin, Germany.