Birth Date between 1866-01-01 and 1866-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Gone with the Wind
Character fame on film came quite late for long-time stage actor Harry Davenport at age 70, but he made up for lost time in very quick fashion with well over a hundred film roles registered from the advent of sound to the time of his death in 1949. Beloved for his twinkle-eyed avuncular and/or ...
2. H.G. Wells
Writer | The War of the Worlds
Writer, born in Bromley, Kent. He was apprenticed to a draper, tried teaching, studied biology in London, then made his mark in journalism and literature. He played a vital part in disseminating the progressive ideas which characterized the first part of the 20th-c. He achieved fame with scientific...
Actor | Little Miss Marker
Frank McGlynn Sr. was born on October 26, 1866 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Little Miss Marker (1934), The Littlest Rebel (1935) and The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936). He was married to Rose O'Byrne. He died on May 18, 1951 in Newburgh, New York, USA.
Actor | You Can't Take It with You
A veteran stage and screen actor, Swickard was the brother of actor Charles Swickard. He entered films in 1912 and was playing supporting roles for Mack Sennett by 1914. He remained with Sennett until 1917 when he started numerous aristocratic roles in films. His career in sound films was somewhat ...
7. George Reed
Actor | Huckleberry Finn
George Reed was born on November 27, 1866 in Macon, Georgia, USA as George Henry Reed. He was an actor, known for Huckleberry Finn (1920), The River of Romance (1929) and The Jungle Goddess (1922). He died on November 6, 1952 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | Bride of Frankenstein
Reginald Barlow was born on June 17, 1866 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Big Cage (1933) and Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936). He was married to Carol Brown and Selma Rose. He died on July 6, 1943 in Hollywood, California, ...
Actor | La passion de Jeanne d'Arc
Maurice Schutz was born on August 4, 1866 in Paris, France as Paul Maurice Schutzenberger. He was an actor and assistant director, known for The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Vampyr (1932) and Cyrano de Bergerac (1923). He died on March 22, 1955 in Clichy-la-Garenne, Hauts-de-Seine, France.
Writer | Brewster's Millions
George Barr McCutcheon was born on July 26, 1866 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA. He was a writer, known for Brewster's Millions (1985), The Man from Brodney's (1923) and Beverly of Graustark (1926). He was married to Mrs. Marie Van Antwerp Fay. He died on October 23, 1928 in New York City, New ...
11. John R. Cumpson
John R Cumpson was born in Buffalo, New York, one of the youngest in a large family. His father was a blacksmith. In 1887, John R Cumpson was listed in a Buffalo City Directory as a bank clerk, and in the 1890 census as a bookkeeper. He apparently soon set aside ledgers and took up a career in ...
12. Frank Andrews
Writer | The Daddy of Them All
Frank Andrews was born on July 25, 1866 in Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Daddy of Them All (1914), The Warrens of Virginia (1924) and Captain Swift (1914). He was married to Ethel B. Andrews. He died on August 31, 1948 in New York, New York, USA.
13. Beatrix Potter
Writer | Peter Rabbit
Beatrix Potter was an English writer, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist. She is famous for writing children's books with animal characters such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Potter was born in Kensington, London. Her family was quite rich. She was educated by governesses. She did not have ...
16. Janet Sully
Actress | Making Matters Worse
Janet Sully was born on June 25, 1866 in Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Making Matters Worse (1915), The Lure of Luxury (1918) and The Immigrant (1917). She was married to Charles H. Maguire. She died on October 25, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
19. William H. Brown
Actor | Hoodoo Ann
William H. Brown was born on August 16, 1866 in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Hoodoo Ann (1916), Cheerful Givers (1917) and The Kinship of Courage (1915). He was married to Lucille Browne. He died on February 3, 1924 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, ...
20. Butch Cassidy
Born Robert Leroy Parker in Beaver, Utah, in 1866, the outlaw later to become famous as Butch Cassidy (he took the name Butch because he was once a butcher and the name Cassidy in honor of a local rancher who had befriended him as a youth) started his criminal career at an early age, stealing ...
Art Department | Aale Tynni tarinain lähteellä
Wassily Kandinsky, a lawyer turned artist, belongs in the Pantheon of the 20th century artists alongside Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.
He was born Wassily (Vasili Vasilevich) Kandinsky on December 16, 1866, in Moscow, Russia. His father, Vasili Silvesterovich Kandinsky, was a successful Russian ...
22. Helen Lowell
Actress | Maybe It's Love
Helen Lowell was born on June 2, 1866 in New York City, New York, USA as Helen Lowell Robb. She was an actress, known for Maybe It's Love (1935), Racketeers in Exile (1937) and Transient Lady (1935). She died on June 28, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Writer | The General
Charles Henry Smith was born on July 12, 1866 in Germany. He was a writer and actor, known for The General (1926), Battling Butler (1926) and The Silver Lining (1921). He was married to Lillian Ashley (vaudevillian) and Beatrice Lapla. He died on July 11, 1942 in Hollywood, California, USA.
28. Rosa Gore
Actress | Vanity Fair
Rosa Gore was born on September 15, 1866 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Vanity Fair (1923), The Mistress of Shenstone (1921) and Stranded (1927). She was married to Dan Crimmins. She died on February 4, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
29. James J. Corbett
Actor | The Burglar and the Lady
Considered the originator of modern boxing, Corbett became world heavyweight champ in one of the biggest upsets ever when he embarrassed the 30 pound heavier legend John L. Sullivan (1892). The handsome San Francisco bank clerk immediately had a play written for him ("Gentleman Jack"), and crossed ...
30. Gaston Mervale
Director | The Ticket of Leave Man
Gaston Mervale was born on November 16, 1866 in Torquay, Devon, England as Gaston Mistowski. He was a director and actor, known for The Ticket of Leave Man (1912), Conn, the Shaughraun (1912) and Hands Across the Sea (1912). He died in 1959 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
32. Macklyn Arbuckle
Actor | The Thoroughbred
Macklyn Arbuckle was born on July 9, 1866 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Thoroughbred (1925), That Old Gang of Mine (1925) and The County Chairman (1914). He was married to Mrs. Macklyn Arbuckle. He died on April 1, 1931 in Waddington, New York, USA.
33. Fred Karno
Writer | Mother, Don't Rush Me
Fred Karno was born on March 26, 1866 in Exeter, England as Fred John Westcott. He was a writer and actor, known for Mother, Don't Rush Me (1936), The Bad Companions (1932) and Jail Birds (1940). He was married to Marie T. L. Moore and Edith Cuthbert. He died on September 18, 1941 in Dorset, ...
35. Hiralal Sen
Director | Hindu Bathing Festival at Allahabad
Hiralal Sen is known as the first film maker in the Indian sub-continent. He was born in Manikgonj near Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was the son of a famous lawyer and from a Zamindar family. He grew up in Kolkata. In 1898, a film troupe en route to Paris screened a certain Professor Stevenson's short ...
37. Alf Collins
Director | Ju-Jitsu
Alf Collins was born on June 16, 1866 in Newington, London, England. He was a director and actor, known for The Lady Athlete; or, Jiu Jitsu Downs the Footpads (1907), The Dancing Girl (1908) and Rescued by Lifeboat (1906). He died on December 20, 1951 in Clapham, London.
41. Henry Carvill
Actor | To Hell with the Kaiser!
Henry Carvill was born on May 11, 1866 in St. Mary's, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was an actor, known for To Hell with the Kaiser! (1918), The Great Victory, Wilson or the Kaiser? The Fall of the Hohenzollerns (1919) and The Turn of the Wheel (1918). He died on March 11, 1941 in London, England.
Actor | She
A great classical and modern drama stage Performer from 1890, best remembered for playing the role of 'Don Quixote' on stage and screen, first appearing on film in 'The Girl Who Didn't Care' for the Barker Film Company in 1916 from then on often seen in supporting roles and few starring roles ...
Writer | Musical Comedy Time
Songwriter ("Kiss Me Again", "I Want What I Want When I Want It"), and author, educated at the Stoddard School. He was in the insurance business, and joined ASCAP in 1914, becoming both a charter member and a director from 1917-1919. He collaborated musically with Victor Herbert and Alfred Robyn, ...