Birth Month Day of 01-15 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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1. Molière

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 ...

3. Aleksandr Griboyedov

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.

His...

5. Lord Stanley

Self | Vancouver Vagabond II

Lord Stanley was born on January 15, 1841 in London, England as Frederick Arthur Stanley. He was married to Constance Villiers. He died on June 14, 1908 in Lancashire, England.

6. Paul Lafargue

Writer | Prodannyy appetit

His paternal grandmother was a mulatto; paternal grandfather was French; his maternal grandfather was a French Jew; his maternal grandmother was a Carib Indian.

7. Hallander Helleman

Actor | Præsidenten

Hallander Helleman was born on January 15, 1850 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was an actor, known for The President (1919) and Leaves From Satan's Book (1920). He died on May 2, 1920.

8. Mihai Eminescu

Writer | Adela

Mihai Eminescu was born on January 15, 1850 in Botosani, Principality of Moldavia as Mihail Eminovici. He was a writer, known for Adela (1985), Poetry Is Not Dead (2015) and Great Romanians (2006). He died on June 15, 1889 in Bucharest, Kingdom of Romania.

9. Rutland Barrington

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 ...

11. Mia Gründer

Actress | Dunungen

Mia Gründer was born on January 15, 1856 in Stockholm, Sweden. She was an actress, known for The Downy Girl (1919), En rackarunge (1923) and Friaren från landsvägen (1923). She died in 1932.

12. Ede Hatvani

Actor | A Csöppség

Ede Hatvani was born on January 15, 1859 in Csongrád, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for A Csöppség (1919) and Midas király (1919). He died on May 30, 1927 in Budapest, Hungary.

13. Katherine Bement Davis

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.

16. Wilhelm Marx

Actor | Der Liebesexpreß

Wilhelm Marx was born on January 15, 1863 in Cologne, Prussia. He was an actor, known for Eight Days of Happiness (1931). He died on August 5, 1946 in Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

17. Frances Benjamin Johnston

Camera Department | Days of Heaven

Long time friend and partner of colleague Mattie Edwards Hewitt.

18. Frederick Heck

Actor | Rose of the Alley

Frederick Heck was born on January 15, 1865 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Rose of the Alley (1916), The Half Million Bribe (1916) and Barbara Frietchie (1915). He died on November 6, 1930 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

20. Jules Greenbaum

Producer | Ramara

Jules Greenbaum hat to struggle against serious health problems, moreover he had to settle a long lasting lawsuit with the UFA. He died at the age of 57 in 1924.

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...

22. Rudolph Christians

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...

23. Stanislaw Wyspianski

Writer | Sad bozy

His play, "The Wedding," at the Mark Taper Forum Too Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 1991 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Production.

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...

25. Gyula Nagy

Actor | Az egymillió fontos bankó

Gyula Nagy was born on January 15, 1872 in Szeged, Austria-Hungary [now Hungary]. He was an actor, known for Az egymillió fontos bankó (1917), Hotel Imperial (1918) and Liliomfi (1915). He died on October 19, 1951 in Kerepes, Hungary.

26. W.T. Benda

Actor | The American Venus

W.T. Benda was born on January 15, 1873 in Posen, Germany as Wladyslaw Theodor Benda. He is known for his work on The American Venus (1926) and Danse macabre (1922). He died on November 30, 1940 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

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.

28. Frederick Truesdell

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...

29. Fructuós Gelabert

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.

32. Siegfried Berisch

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 ...

33. Constantin Radovici

Director | Spionul

Constantin Radovici was born on January 15, 1877 in Tecuci, Romania. He was a director and actor, known for Spionul (1914), Urgia cereasca (1913) and Detectivul (1913). He died on October 14, 1916 in Bucharest, Romania.

34. Burrell Barbaretto

Self | Our Mutual Girl

Burrell Barbaretto was born on January 15, 1877. He was married to Bessie Skeer. He died on October 31, 1918 in Indiana, USA.

35. Rolf Randolf

Director | Kronprinz Rudolph oder: Das Geheimnis von Mayerling

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.

37. Nell Spaugh

Actress | Four Hearts

Nell Spaugh was born on January 15, 1879 in Grand Cote, Illinois, USA as Nellie M. Penninger. She was an actress, known for Four Hearts (1922). She died on August 17, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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 ...

39. Gabrielle Dorziat

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 ...

42. Marcel Vallée

Actor | Judex 34

Marcel Vallée was born on January 15, 1880 in Paris, France. He was an actor, known for Judex 34 (1934), Topaze (1933) and Fric-Frac (1939). He died on October 31, 1957 in Fontaine-le-Port, Seine-et-Marne, France.

43. Will Oakland

Self | Toast of the Town

Will Oakland was born on January 15, 1880 in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He died on May 15, 1956 in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

44. Davison Clark

Actor | The Scarlet Empress

Davison Clark was born on January 15, 1881 in Fresno, California, USA as George Davison Clark. He was an actor, known for The Scarlet Empress (1934), The Mighty Barnum (1934) and The Buccaneer (1938). He died on November 4, 1972 in Ventura, California.

45. James Carlisle

Actor | The Phantom of the West

James Carlisle was born on January 15, 1882 in New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Phantom of the West (1930). He died on January 3, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

46. Alfred Huttig

Actor | Der Prozeß

Alfred Huttig was born on January 15, 1882 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Der Prozeß (1948) and Maria Theresia (1951). He died on May 28, 1952 in Vienna, Austria.

47. Princess Margaret of Connaught

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...

48. Georg August Koch

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.

49. Monte Carter

Actor | Street Scene

Monte Carter was born on January 15, 1884 in San Francisco, California, USA as Monte Carcass. He was an actor and writer, known for Street Scene (1931), Mind Your Business (1930) and Come Across (1929). He died on November 14, 1950 in San Francisco.


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