Date of Death between 1929-01-01 and 1929-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Paul Leni
Director | The Man Who Laughs
Paul Leni was born on July 8, 1885 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany as Paul Josef Levi. He was an art director and director, known for The Man Who Laughs (1928), Das Rätsel von Bangalor (1918) and The Last Warning (1928). He died on September 2, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress | The Letter
Jeanne Eagels, one of the most intriguing stars of late silent films and the early talkies, was born Amelia Jean Eagles on June 26, 1890 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Edward and Julia Sullivan Eagles. Young Jean was part of an impoverished family of eight, with three brothers and two sisters. She ...
Actor | He Who Gets Slapped
Marc McDermott was born Marcus McDermott in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, on July 24, 1881. His father Patrick McDermott and mother Annie Massey McDermott were born in Ireland, and Marc later became an English citizen when he moved to London. His older brother Patrick was born in Ireland, ...
4. Frank Keenan
Actor | Brothers Divided
Frank was considered a "furniture actor" on stage. While on stage he was so often drunk that he had to lean on or hold onto furniture to keep from falling down. Known through the country for his stage work, he was ranked as one of the foremost stage artists prior to moving to Hollywood. Keenan's ...
5. Wyatt Earp
Wyatt Earp was a lawman, gambler, businessman, saloon owner and gunfighter of great repute in the American West. He had been a police officer in Wichita, KS, and later in Dodge City, KS, during the mid-1870s, after which he became a shotgun rider with Wells Fargo. In Tombstone, AZ, in the wake of a...
Actress | Oliver Twist
The daughter of actress Billie Brockwell, Brockwell first appeared on the stage at the age of three. She made her screen debut in Philadelphia for the Lubin Company in 1913, later working with D.W. Griffith. Joining Fox Studios, Brockwell was one of the busiest actresses in town and easily made the...
7. Lily Langtry
Actress | His Neighbor's Wife
Lily Langtry was born on October 13, 1853 in Jersey, Channel Islands as Emilie Charlotte Le Breton. She was an actress, known for His Neighbor's Wife (1913). She was married to Sir Hugo de Bathe, Edward Langtry and Frederick Gebhardt. She died on February 12, 1929 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Director | Un portero modelo
Segundo de Chomón became involved in film through his wife, who was an actress in Pathé films. In 1902 he became a concessionary for Pathé in Barcelona, distributing its product in Spanish-speaking countries and managing a factory for the coloring of Pathé films. He began shooting footage of ...
Actor | The Squaw Man
American leading man of silent pictures who specialized in Westerns. His mother and father were, respectively, a singer and an actor, and he and his younger brother William Farnum were introduced to the theatre at an early age. Raised in Maine, Dustin attended the East Maine Conference Seminary, ...
11. William Russell
Actor | Robin Hood
Silent-film star William Russell was born in the Bronx, New York, in the late 1880s (various sources give it as 1884, 1886 and 1889). His mother, Clara, was a highly regarded stage actress. Russell studied law at Fordham University (and, some sources say, Harvard University). He started a law ...
12. Marietta Millner
Actress | The City Gone Wild
Marietta Millner was born on December 8, 1894 in Linz, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary as Maria Anna Paula Bieberhöfer. She was an actress, known for The City Gone Wild (1927), Die Insel der verbotenen Küsse (1927) and We're All Gamblers (1927). She died on June 21, 1929 in Oberweiler [now ...
13. Shôzô Makino
Director | Ijin musume to bushi
Called the "father of Japanese film," Shozo Makino was a director during the pioneer days of Japanese film, and was also a producer and business executive. Makino was born in Kyoto on September 22, 1878. His mother ran a theater, and his association with movies began when the motion picture fan, ...
16. Pal the Dog
Actor | The Marriage Maker
Pal the Dog was a very intelligent Rough Collie dog who began his movie career at the age four when he was teamed up with actor Wallace Reid. He would go on to become a favorite of young movie goers throughout the country for almost a decade. Pal died at the age of fourteen in Hollywood.
17. James Corrigan
Actor | The White Sin
James Corrigan was born on October 17, 1867 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The White Sin (1924), The Law Forbids (1924) and A Slave of Fashion (1925). He was married to Lillian Elliott. He died on February 28, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actor | The Silent Call
Strongheart, the German shepherd who was a canine superstar of American cinema, was born and raised in Imperial Germany, where he was trained to be a police dog and assigned to the German military during World War I. Called "Etzel von Oringer," the German shepherd was born on October 1, 1917, ...
Soundtrack | 12 Rounds
Lawyer, author, songwriter, and radio entertainer Frederick Edward Weatherly was born in 1848 in Somerset, England. Frederick attended Hereford Cathedral School. Weatherly graduated from Oxford University with a degree in classics and studied at Brasenose College. Following college Frederick ...
23. Alfred Machin
Director | Les héritiers de l'oncle James
Alfred Machin started his film work as camera man for Pathe at the beginning of 20 Century. During 1907 and 1909 he was in Africa, shooting documentary shorts. In 1910 he worked at the Pathe studio in Nizza, in 1911 he was one of the founding directors of the Pathe-filiale in Amsterdam, in 1913 he ...
25. Thomas Holding
Actor | The Three Musketeers
Thomas Holding was born in Greenwich, Kent, England in 1878. Having finished his education at Rugby, he went onto the stage under the management of Charles Hawtrey with whom he appeared in many London productions (he was 14 years on the London stage playing with distinguished Shakespearean actors ...
26. William Hauber
Actor | Passing the Buck
William Hauber was born on May 20, 1891 in Brownsville, Minnesota, USA as William Carl Hauber. He is known for his work on Passing the Buck (1919), Well, I'll Be (1919) and The Fly Cop (1920). He was married to Myrtle E. Crosthwaite. He died on July 17, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Director | The Lure of Heart's Desire
Francis J. Grandon was born in 1879 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Lure of Heart's Desire (1916), When May Weds December (1913) and Miss Nobody (1920). He died on July 11, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
28. Sergei Diaghilev
Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev was born on March 19, 1872, into a wealthy noble family in Novgorod, Russia. His father, Pavel Diaghilev, was a distinguished General to the Russian Tsar Nicholas II. His mother died in childbirth but he grew up in a highly cultured environment. He studied piano and ...
Director | The Gilded Butterfly
In the 20s, he was among the leading directors of the Thomas H. Ince studio, which included the melodrama Human Wreckage (1923), which was a probe into drug addition sparked by the demise of actor Wallace Reid, and the first version of Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie (1923) starring Blanche Sweet.
Actress | A Romance of Happy Valley
Lydia Yeamans Titus was born in 1865 in Sydney, Australia. She was an actress, known for A Romance of Happy Valley (1919), His Nibs (1921) and David Garrick (1916). She was married to Frederick Titus. She died on December 29, 1929 in Glendale, California, USA.
Actor | Upstream
Raymond Hitchcock was born on October 22, 1865 in Auburn, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Upstream (1927), The Ringtailed Rhinoceros (1915) and The Beauty Shop (1922). He was married to Flora Zabelle and Freda Bowen. He died on November 24, 1929 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, ...
32. Louis Bennison
Actor | The Road Called Straight
Louis Bennison was born on October 17, 1884 in Oakland, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Road Called Straight (1919), A Misfit Earl (1919) and Oh, Johnny! (1918). He was married to Frances P. Bennison. He died on June 9, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA.
33. Casson Ferguson
Actor | Secret Service
Casson Ferguson was born on May 29, 1891 in Alexandria, Louisiana, USA as Casson Michel Ferguson. He was an actor, known for Secret Service (1919), Grumpy (1923) and Johnny Get Your Gun (1919). He was married to Inez Geraldine Griffin and Catherine Mallon. He died on February 12, 1929 in Los ...
34. Vladimir Fogel
Actor | Po zakonu
Vladimir Fogel was born in 1902 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Vladimir Petrovich Fogel. He was an actor, known for By the Law (1926), The Adventures of the Three Reporters (1926) and Chess Fever (1925). He died on June 8, 1929 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia].
Actor | My Own United States
Frederick Truesdell was born on May 20, 1870 in Coldwater, Michigan, USA as Frederick Charles Truesdell. He was an actor, known for My Own United States (1918), Outwitted (1917) and The Great Victory, Wilson or the Kaiser? The Fall of the Hohenzollerns (1919). He was married to Jeanne Margaret ...
37. Hardee Kirkland
Actor | While Paris Sleeps
Hardee Kirkland was born on May 23, 1868 in Savannah, Georgia, USA as Noble Rarda Kirkland. He was a director and actor, known for While Paris Sleeps (1923), Les Misérables (1917) and The Arizona Romeo (1925). He died on February 18, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
38. Stanton Heck
Actor | The Lone Star Ranger
Stanton Heck was born on January 8, 1877 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Frederick Stanton Heck. He was an actor, known for The Lone Star Ranger (1923), The Bad Man (1923) and Is That Nice? (1926). He was married to Mary Josephine Clark. He died on December 16, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
39. Leo D. Maloney
Actor | The Blind Trail
Actor/producer/director Leo Maloney was owner of the Leo Maloney Studio located in the San Bernardino Mountains of southern California. Several early westerns were filmed at the studio, which overlooked orange groves and included a small city that housed 35 people who lived there year-round. The ...
40. Fred DeSilva
Actor | The Fighting Guide
Fred DeSilva was born on February 7, 1885 in Lisbon, Portugal as Frederick Lancaster. He was an actor, known for The Fighting Guide (1922), The Rainbow Trail (1925) and The Sea Hawk (1924). He was married to Cora Meese DeSilva. He died on February 16, 1929 in Norwalk, California, USA.
41. William Norris
Actor | When Knighthood Was in Flower
William Norris was born on June 15, 1870 in New York City, New York, USA as William Norris Block. He was an actor, known for When Knighthood Was in Flower (1922), The Go-Getter (1923) and The Love Piker (1923). He was married to Mabel Mordaunt. He died on March 20, 1929 in West Bronxville, New York.
43. Fred J. Butler
Director | Smiling All the Way
Fred J. Butler was born on October 22, 1867 in Idaho, USA as Alfred Joline Butler. He was an actor and director, known for Smiling All the Way (1920), Fickle Women (1920) and Making the Grade (1921). He was married to Adele Belgrade. He died on February 22, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
45. Marcel Perez
Actor | The Tenderfoot
Marcel Perez was born in 1885 in Madrid, Spain as Marcel Fernández Peréz. He was an actor and director, known for Gee Whiz! (1919), The Wisest Fool (1919) and He Wins (1918). He was married to Dorothy Earle. He died on February 8, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
46. Mae Costello
Actress | The Joys of a Jealous Wife
Mae Costello was born on August 13, 1882 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Mae Altschuk. She was an actress and writer, known for The Joys of a Jealous Wife (1913), When a Woman Loves (1915) and Her Right to Live (1917). She was married to Maurice Costello. She died on August 2, 1929 in Los Angeles, ...
47. Nelson Ramsey
Actor | The Second Mrs. Tanqueray
Nelson Ramsey was born on November 19, 1862 in Tradeston, Glasgow, Scotland as John Jameson Ramsay. He was an actor, known for The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (1916), Tom Jones (1917) and The Broken Melody (1916). He was married to Gwynne Herbert. He died on April 5, 1929 in London, England.
50. Cliff Bowes
Actor | The King of the Jungle
Cliff Bowes was born on November 14, 1894 in Pueblo, Colorado, USA as Clifford Westley Bowes. He was an actor, known for The King of the Jungle (1927), Up in Mary's Attic (1920) and Hanging Fire (1926). He died on July 6, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.