Date of Death between 1923-01-01 and 1923-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Sarah Bernhardt

Actress | La dame aux camélias

This celebrated star of the French stage had a sporadic love-hate affair with early cinema. After her film debut in Le duel d'Hamlet (1900) she declared she detested the medium; yet she consented to appear in another film, La Tosca (1909). Upon seeing the results, she reportedly recoiled in horror,...

2. Wallace Reid

Actor | Carmen

The son of writer-theater producer-director-actor Hal Reid, Wallace was on stage by the age of four in the act with his parents. He spent most of his early years, not on the stage, but in private schools where he excelled in music and athletics. In 1910, his father went to the Chicago studio of "...

3. Anna Townsend

Actress | Grandma's Boy

Anna Townsend was born on January 5, 1845 in Utica, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Grandma's Boy (1922), Daddy (1923) and A Marked Man (1917). She died on September 11, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

4. Joe Roberts

Actor | Our Hospitality

Joe Roberts was born on February 2, 1871 in Albany, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Our Hospitality (1923), The Primitive Lover (1922) and Three Ages (1923). He was married to Nina Mildred Straw Shannon and Lillian Stuart Feld Roberts. He died on October 28, 1923 in Los Angeles, ...

5. Pancho Villa

Producer | Life of Villa

Francisco "Pancho" Villa was born Doroteo Arango to rural peasant parents in San Juan del Rio, Mexico, on June 5, 1878. He later took several aliases, the most popular and well-known being "Pancho Villa". Raised in poverty in Durango, he turned to cattle rustling and robbery as a young man. The ...

6. Martha Mansfield

Actress | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Stunning silent screen actress Martha Mansfield was a musical comedy star in New York City by the time she entered films in 1916 for Max Linder. Before long she advanced to second leads in features, including the role of Millicent Carew in the John Barrymore starrer Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), ...

7. Allen Holubar

Actor | 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Born in San Francisco's Castro District, Allen Holubar was the first of five children of Constantin Josef Holubar and Margaret Allen C. Holubar, who immigrated from Bohemia in 1875 and married Margaret, a Scots woman, in San Francisco (Allen was born at 44 Caselli Ave. in a house that still stands)...

8. Porter Strong

Actor | Way Down East

Porter Strong was born on December 27, 1878 in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Way Down East (1920), A Romance of Happy Valley (1919) and Dream Street (1921). He died on June 11, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA.

9. Paddy McGuire

Actor | A Broadway Cowboy

Irish comic actor Paddy McGuire born in 1884, became a star in American musical comedy theatre and burlesque from the mid 1900's. A Great comic character who was best remembered in many of Charlie Chaplin's short movies in 1915-16, such as 'The Champion' 'The Tramp' and 'Shanghaied' and many more, ...

10. Minnie Devereaux

Actress | The Coward

Minnie Devereaux was born in 1869 in Oklahoma. She was an actress, known for The Coward (1915), Food for Scandal (1920) and A Daughter of the Wolf (1919). She died on June 5, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

11. Edwin Stevens

Director | The Boy Girl

Edwin Stevens was born on August 16, 1860 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Boy Girl (1917), Love Insurance (1919) and The Honor of Mary Blake (1916). He was married to Louise Weller. He died on January 3, 1923 in Los Angeles, California.

12. Warren G. Harding

Self | Selig-Tribune, No. 30

Warren G. Harding was born on November 2, 1865 in Corsica, Ohio, USA [now Blooming Grove] as Warren Gamaliel Harding. He is known for his work on Selig-Tribune, No. 30 (1916), Pathé News, No. 47 (1916) and Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding (1921). He was married to Florence Kling ...

13. Sidney Mason

Actor | The Good-Bad Wife

Sidney Mason was born on September 26, 1886 in Paterson, New Jersey, USA as Louis Hellthal. He was an actor, known for The Good-Bad Wife (1920), The Seven Sisters (1915) and Orphan Sally (1922). He was married to Marie Mason (née Van). He died on March 1, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA.

14. Gustave Eiffel

Self | Chroniques de France

Gustave Eiffel was born on December 15, 1832 in Dijon, France as Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel. He was married to Marie Gaudelet. He died on December 27, 1923 in 1 rue Rabelais, 8th arondissement, Paris, France.

15. Takeo Arishima

Writer | Aru onna

In 1922, Arishima met Akiko Hatano, a married woman and an editor working for the Fujin Koron, a famous women's magazine. Their relationship quickly developed into an extramarital affair, which came to be known by Hatano's husband. This led to Arishima and Hatano committing suicide in Karuizawa by ...

16. Herbert Standing

Actor | An International Marriage

Herbert Standing was born on November 13, 1846 in Peckham, London, England as James Herbert Crellin Standing. He was an actor, known for An International Marriage (1916), David Garrick (1916) and Hypocrites (1915). He was married to Janet Grace Dalghesh Riddell and Emily Clementina Brown. He died ...

17. 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 ...

18. Emerson Hough

Writer | The Broken Coin

American novelist Emerson Hough was born in Newton, IA, in 1857. After graduating from Newton High School in 1875 he attended the University of Iowa, attaining a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1880. He later studied law and was admitted to the Iowa bar in 1882, which was also the year in which ...

19. George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert 5th Earl of Carnarvon

George Edward Stanhope Molyneux Herbert 5th Earl of Carnarvon was born on June 26, 1866 in London, England. He was married to Almina Wombwell. He died on April 5, 1923 in Cairo, Egypt.

20. Charles Hawtrey

Actor | A Message from Mars

Charles Hawtrey was born on September 21, 1858 in Eton, England as Charles Henry Hawtrey. He was an actor and writer, known for A Message from Mars (1913), The Private Secretary (1935) and Honeymoon for Three (1915). He was married to Katherine Elsie Emma Petre and Madeline 'Mae' Harriet. He died ...

21. 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 ...

22. Robert Ensminger

Director | Fortune's Mask

Robert Ensminger was born on January 12, 1885 in Kansas, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Fortune's Mask (1922), The Midnight Burglar (1918) and Bring Him In (1921). He died in 1923.

23. Jess Dandy

Actor | Fatty Again

Jess Dandy was born on November 9, 1871 in Rochester, New York, USA as Jesse A. Danzig. He was an actor, known for Fatty Again (1914), The New Janitor (1914) and Killing Horace (1914). He died on April 15, 1923 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA.

24. Evelyn Nelson

Actress | Peaceful Peters

Evelyn Nelson was born Dorris Evelyn Nelson on November 13, 1899 in Chloride, Arizona. Her father was a miner and cattle owner. When she was a child her family moved to Los Angeles, California. She started her career at Bull's Eye films and appeared in the 1920 comedy Don't Park Here. Evelyn was ...

25. Fred Goodwins

Director | The Chinese Puzzle

Fred Goodwins was born on February 26, 1891 in London, England as Frederick Goodwins. He was an actor and director, known for The Chinese Puzzle (1919), The Scarlet Kiss (1920) and The Artistic Temperament (1919). He died in April 1923 in London.

26. Frederick Treves

Writer | The Elephant Man

Frederick Treves was a famous pioneer in abdominal surgery. Today he is mostly remembered as the physician to the Elephant Man. On May 4, 1901, Treves was knighted by King Edward VII on whom he had performed an appendicectomy.

27. Gus Pixley

Actor | An 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Troupe

Gus Pixley was born in November 1879 in San Francisco, California, USA as Augustus Pixley. He was an actor, known for An 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' Troupe (1913), The Girl from Porcupine (1921) and The Hungarian Nabob (1915). He was married to Mary Malatesta. He died on June 2, 1923 in Saranac Lake, New ...

29. Siegmund Lubin

Producer | Uncle Tom's Cabin

Siegmund Lubin was born on April 20, 1851 in Breslau, Silesia, Germany [now Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland]. He was a producer and director, known for Uncle Tom's Cabin (1903), Passion Play (1900) and Thrilling Detective Story (1906). He was married to Annie Abrams. He died on September 10, 1923 in ...

30. F.A. Turner

Actor | Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

F.A. Turner was born on October 12, 1858 in New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1917), Restitution (1918) and A Man and His Mate (1915). He died on February 13, 1923.

31. Raymond B. West

Director | Borrowed Plumage

Raymond B. West was born on February 11, 1886. He was a director and actor, known for Borrowed Plumage (1917), The Honorable Algy (1916) and Home (1916). He died in September 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

33. Ernest C. Warde

Director | King Lear

Ernest C. Warde was born on August 10, 1874 in Liverpool, England as Ernest Charles Warde. He was a director and actor, known for King Lear (1916), The Coast of Opportunity (1920) and The Unfortunate Marriage (1917). He died on September 9, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

34. Joseph McDermott

Actor | Perils of the Yukon

Joseph McDermott was born in December 1878 in Dubuque, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for Perils of the Yukon (1922), The Wife's Stratagem (1914) and The First Piano in Camp (1915). He died on March 6, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

35. Gertrude Smith

Actress | Rainbow Island

Gertrude Smith was born on December 16, 1842 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. She was an actress, known for Rainbow Island (1917) and Pinched (1917). She died on May 8, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

36. Frank DeVernon

Actor | The Turmoil

Frank DeVernon was born in 1851 in Louisiana, USA. He was an actor, known for The Turmoil (1916), Little Women (1918) and Pals First (1918). He died on October 19, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA.

37. Emil Albes

Director | Seltsame Seelen

Emil Albes was born on October 30, 1861 in Pyrmont, Principality of Waldeck-Pyrmont [now Bad Pyrmont, Lower Saxony, Germany]. He was a director and actor, known for Seltsame Seelen (1918), Traue nie dem blossen Schein (1916) and Trick-Track (1921). He died on March 22, 1923 in Berlin, Germany.

38. Guido Herzfeld

Actor | I.N.R.I.

Guido Herzfeld was born on August 14, 1851 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Crown of Thorns (1923), Irrende Seelen (1921) and Theophrastus Paracelsus (1916). He died on November 16, 1923 in Berlin.

39. Bernard J. Durning

Director | The Primal Law

Bernard J. Durning was born on August 24, 1892 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Primal Law (1921), The Unwritten Code (1918) and The Fast Mail (1922). He was married to Shirley Mason. He died on August 29, 1923 in New York City.

40. Beatrice DeMille

Writer | Castles for Two

She had three children with her husband, Henry: son, William C. de Mille; son, Cecil B. DeMille; and daughter, Agnes Beatrice (born 1891; died 1895), who died of spinal meningitis.

41. Betzy Kofoed

Actress | Kærlighedens Firkløver

Betzy Kofoed was born on October 14, 1855 in Kristiansand, Norway as Betzy Elisabeth Bianca Schmidt. She was an actress, known for Kærlighedens Firkløver (1915), Syndens datter (1916) and Zigøjnerblod (1915). She was married to Carl Emil Petersen and Jens Koefoed. She died on ...

42. Adolph Lestina

Actor | The Girl Who Stayed at Home

Adolph Lestina was born on February 26, 1861 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Girl Who Stayed at Home (1919), A Wreath of Orange Blossoms (1911) and The Burglar's Dilemma (1912). He was married to Mary Elizabeth (Bessie) Rice (aka Bessie Lea Lestina, actress). He died...

43. Lee Glowner

The Pilgrim

Lee Glowner was born on October 21, 1866 in California, USA as M. Lee Glowner. He was an actor, known for The Pilgrim (1923). He died on July 9, 1923 in California.

44. Elisabeth Christensen

Actress | Møllerens Datter

Elisabeth Christensen was born on November 24, 1855 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Elisabeth Oline Jørgensen. She was an actress, known for Møllerens Datter (1912), Københavnerliv (1911) and Et pokkers Pigebarn (1912). She died on July 29, 1923 in Copenhagen.

45. Mac Barnes

Actor | The Understudy

Mac Barnes was born on June 2, 1863 in Bedford, Indiana, USA as Michael Malott Barnes. He was an actor, known for The Understudy (1913), The Haunted House (1917) and The Food Gamblers (1917). He was married to Louisa Barnes. He died on January 10, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

46. H.B. Waring

Actor | Laila Majnu

H.B. Waring was born in 1883 in Coventry, Warwickshire, England as Henry (Harry) Boy Waring. He was an actor and writer, known for Laila Majnu (1922), The Major's Dilemma (1917) and The Water Cure (1916). He died on November 11, 1923 in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

47. Meggie Albanesi

Actress | The Skin Game

Meggie Albanesi was born on October 8, 1899 in London, England as Margherita Cecila Brigida Lucia Maria Albanesi. She was an actress, known for The Skin Game (1921), The House Surrounded (1922) and The Great Day (1920). She died on December 9, 1923 in Broadstairs, Kent, England.

48. Ralph Dean

Director | The Accomplice

Ralph Dean was born on March 21, 1868. He was a director and actor, known for The Accomplice (1917), The Rainbow (1917) and A Song of Sixpence (1917). He died on September 15, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA.

49. 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), A Hoosier Romance (1918) and When Do We Eat? (1918). He was married to Lottie Harriet Ward Christensen Kemp (maiden name: Ward). He died on December 28, 1923 ...

50. Saba Raleigh

Actress | The Clemenceau Case

Saba Raleigh was born on August 8, 1862 in Paddington, London, England as Isabel Pauline Ellissen. She was an actress, known for The Clemenceau Case (1915), The Life of Lord Byron (1922) and Nobody's Child (1919). She was married to Cecil Raleigh. She died on August 22, 1923 in Bloomsbury, London.


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