Date of Death between 1943-01-01 and 1943-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Leslie Howard

Actor | Pygmalion

Leslie Howard Steiner was born in London, to Lilian (Blumberg) and Ferdinand "Frank" Steiner. His father was a Hungarian Jewish immigrant, and his English mother was of German Jewish, and mostly English, descent. Leslie went to Dulwich College. After school, he worked as a bank clerk until the ...

2. Conrad Veidt

Actor | Casablanca

Conrad Veidt attended the Sophiengymnasium (secondary school) in the Schoeneberg district of Berlin, and graduated without a diploma in 1912, last in his class of 13. Conrad liked animals, theater, cinema, fast cars, pastries, thunderstorms, gardening, swimming and golfing. He disliked heights, ...

3. W.S. Van Dyke

Director | The Thin Man

For the better part of his career, Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke lived up to his sobriquet "One-Take Woody" by steadfastly adhering to his credo of shooting each scene as quickly and efficiently as possible. Over his 25-year career, he economically directed over 90 diverse entertainments, which not ...

4. Dwight Frye

Actor | Bride of Frankenstein

An extremely versatile character actor and originator of several memorable characterizations in the horror film genre, Dwight Frye had a notable theatrical career in the 1920s, moving from juvenile parts to leads before entering film. A favorite actor of Broadway theatrical producer-director Brock ...

5. Spencer Charters

Actor | High Sierra

Spencer Charters was a burly, moon faced man who got his start in the theater where he basically stayed until 1930. Thereafter, he quickly launched a career as a character actor in movies. His specialty was a lower-to-middle-class worker, and he portrayed many types, including judges, doctors, ...

6. Tully Marshall

Actor | Scarface

Tully Marshall intended to pursue a legal career, until he tried a dramatic course at Santa Clara University. He started stage work in San Francisco in 1883 and moved to New York in 1887, where he played in various roles on Broadway and on the road. After a few small parts in films he was given the...

7. Cecilia Loftus

Actress | The Blue Bird

Birth registration reads as follows (in part):

1876 LOFTUS, MARIE CECILIA B (Statutory registers Births 644/11 1971):

1876 BIRTHS in the District of Hutchesontown in the County of Lanark, No. (#) 1971

Name and Surname: Marie Cecilia Brown LOFTUS, Illegitimate.

When and where born: 1876, October Twenty...

8. Montagu Love

Actor | Gunga Din

Montague Love - certainly an intriguing name - but his own - started his working life as a newspaper man in London. His primary expertise centered on being a field illustrator and cartoonist who covered the Boer War (1899-1902). His realistic battle sketches gained him popularity among readers, but...

9. Wade Boteler

Actor | The Green Hornet

Wade Boteler was born on October 3, 1888 in Santa Ana, California, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Green Hornet (1940), The Green Hornet Strikes Again! (1940) and The Mandarin Mystery (1936). He was married to Ellen Evelyn James. He died on May 7, 1943 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...

10. Silver Tip Baker

Actor | In the Days of Buffalo Bill

Floyd 'Silver Tip' Baker born Floyd Michael Baker in Texas in 1886. Well-known trick rider in rodeos and wild west shows from the late 1900's. He was among the talented few that could handle a team of horses and stagecoach at full speed, became a white-haired old codger character in many westerns, ...

11. Charles Ray

Actor | The Barnstormer

Ray portrayed simple unaffected country bumpkins in silent rural melodramas. Unfortunately, Ray let Hollywood turn him into a headstrong egotist. Alienating most producers, he put up his own money to finance a major feature called The Courtship of Myles Standish (1923). The film was a miserable ...

12. Harry Baur

Actor | Un carnet de bal

Harry Baur was born on April 12, 1880 in Paris, France as Henri-Marie Baur. He was an actor, known for Christine (1937), Behold the Man (1935) and Les Misérables (1934). He was married to Rika Radifé and Rose Grane. He died on April 8, 1943 in Paris.

13. Gustav von Seyffertitz

Actor | She

Gustav von Seyffertitz was born on August 4, 1863 in Haimhausen, Dachau, Bavaria [now Bavaria, Germany]. He was an actor and director, known for She (1935), Sherlock Holmes (1922) and Dishonored (1931). He was married to Eugenie von Mink, Frieda, Katharina Hoffmann, Nelly Thorne and Toni Creutzburg...

14. 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 ...

15. Hooper Atchley

Actor | Arizona Terror

Hooper Atchley was born on April 30, 1887 in Ebenezer, Tennessee, USA as Lemuel Hooper Atchley. He was an actor, known for Arizona Terror (1931), The Return of Jimmy Valentine (1936) and The Three Musketeers (1933). He was married to Violet Yahar. He died on November 16, 1943 in Hollywood, Los ...

16. Lorenz Hart

Soundtrack | The Talented Mr. Ripley

Lorenz Hart was born on May 2, 1895 in New York City, New York, USA as Lorenz Milton Hart. He is known for his work on The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Grease (1978) and In the Line of Fire (1993). He died on November 22, 1943 in New York City.

17. Sergei Rachmaninoff

Soundtrack | Men in Black: International

Sergei Rachmaninov (also spelled Rachmaninoff) was a legendary Russian composer and pianist who emigrated after the Communist revolution of 1917, and became one of the highest paid concert stars of his time, and one of the most influential pianists of the 20th century.

He was born Sergei Vasilevich ...

18. Fritzi Brunette

Actress | The Green Flame

Fritzi Brunette was born in Savannah, Georgia on May 27, 1890. With the birth name of Florence Brunet. She was mostly a character actress whose career spanned mostly the silent era, although she made a successful transition to the sound period. Fritzi's debut came in 1913 when she was 23 years old....

19. Nikola Tesla

Self | Return of Tesla

Nikola Tesla was born on July 10, 1856. He died on January 7, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA.

20. Tyler Brooke

Actor | Poor Little Rich Girl

Tyler Brooke was born on June 6, 1886 in New York City, New York, USA as Victor Hugo de Biere. He was an actor, known for Poor Little Rich Girl (1936), Monte Carlo (1930) and Playboy of Paris (1930). He was married to Myrtle Laurine Neil, Laruna Wolcott and Elizabeth Bauland. He died on March 2, ...

21. Fats Waller

Soundtrack | Eraserhead

Thomas Waller was born in 1904. He was one of the most important pianist in the history of jazz. He studied piano with James P. Johnson, one of the masters of the stride piano in the 1920s. Fats began recording his first piano solos in 1923. He worked in the revue "Hot Chocolates" in the late 1920s...

22. Hobart Bosworth

Actor | The Big Parade

Hobart Bosworth--pioneering movie director, writer, producer and actor--was born Hobart Van Zandt Bosworth on August 11, 1867, in Marietta, OH. He was a direct descendant of Miles Standish and John and Priscilla Alden on his father's side and of New York's Van Zandt family, the first Dutch settlers...

23. Frank Nitti

Although Frank Nitti has gotten the reputation over the years as the right-hand man of gangster Al Capone and a feared killer in his own right, this has actually proven not to be the case. Although Nitti and Capone were as youths in New York City both members of the Five Points Gang--one of the ...

24. Donald Haines

Actor | Bowery Blitzkrieg

Donald Haines was born on May 9, 1919 in Seward County, Nebraska, USA. He was an actor, known for Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941), Spooks Run Wild (1941) and That Gang of Mine (1940). He died on February 20, 1943 in North Africa.

25. Arthur Byron

Actor | The Mummy

Arthur Byron was born on April 3, 1872 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Arthur William Byron. He was an actor, known for The Mummy (1932), 20, 000 Years in Sing Sing (1932) and Marie Galante (1934). He was married to Kathryn Byron and Lillian Hall (actress). He died on July 17, 1943 in Hollywood, ...

26. Max Reinhardt

Director | Sumurûn

Max Reinhardt was from an Austrian merchant family (surname officially changed from the family name Goldmann to Reinhardt in 1904), and even as a boy, after his family moved to Vienna, he haunted the "Hofburg Theater" and tried to see every play. In 1890 he studied at the Sulkowsky Theater in ...

27. Lynne Overman

Actor | Union Pacific

Lynne Overman was born on September 19, 1887 in Maryville, Missouri, USA as Woodson Lynne Overman Woodson Lynne Overman. He was an actor, known for Union Pacific (1939), Little Miss Marker (1934) and She Loves Me Not (1934). He was married to Emily Helen Drange and Sylvia Antoinette Hazette. He ...

28. Hugh O'Connell

Actor | That Certain Woman

Hugh O'Connell was born on August 4, 1898 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for That Certain Woman (1937), My Favorite Wife (1940) and Lucky Partners (1940). He died on January 19, 1943 in Hollywood, California, USA.

29. Charles Belcher

Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Charles Belcher born in San Francisco in 1872. A graduate of San Francisco's Lincoln Grammar School. Became popular in drama and comedy theatre from 1907. White-haired gentleman who appeared in many action adventure and drama films, first starring with Ruth Roland in a adventure serial 'The ...

30. Edward McWade

Actor | Arsenic and Old Lace

Edward McWade was born on January 14, 1865 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Edward Robert McWade. He was an actor and writer, known for Arsenic and Old Lace (1943), The Monster (1925) and Two Seconds (1932). He was married to Margaret McWade. He died on May 17, 1943 in Los Angeles, ...

31. Walter Rogers

Actor | All Quiet on the Western Front

Walter Rogers was born on April 6, 1906 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Walter Browne Rogers. He was an actor, known for All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) and Seven Faces (1929). He was married to Viola Alice Naething. He died on November 11, 1943 in Orange County, California, USA.

32. William Irving

Actor | Someone in the House

William Irving was born on May 17, 1893 in Hamburg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Someone in the House (1920), Ham and Eggs at the Front (1927) and Pampered Youth (1925). He was married to Ida I. Germann. He died on December 25, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

33. Reginald Barlow

Actor | Bride of Frankenstein

Reginald Barlow was born on June 17, 1866 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The 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...

34. George Guhl

Actor | Torchy Runs for Mayor

George Guhl was born on September 27, 1875 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as George Conrad Guhl. He was an actor, known for Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939), Torchy Blane in Chinatown (1939) and Blondes at Work (1938). He was married to Carolyn J. Woodard. He died on June 27, 1943 in Los Angeles, ...

35. Sol Horwitz

Disorder in the Court

Sol Horwitz was born on November 4, 1872 in Kovno, Russian Empire as Solomon Horowitz. He was an actor, known for Disorder in the Court (1936), Grips, Grunts and Groans (1937) and Dizzy Doctors (1937). He died on December 19, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

36. Rupert Julian

Actor | The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin

Coming to the US at the age of 34, New Zealand-born Rupert Julian started his career as a stage and screen actor touring Australia and New Zealand. Having made his name (and a cool million for Universal) as a dead ringer for Kaiser Wilhelm II in the 1918 film The Kaiser, the Beast of Berlin (1918), ...

37. Tamara

Actress | No, No, Nanette

Tamara [Drasin], a native of Sorochintzy, in the Ukraine. Attended elementary school and Hunter College in New York City. After appearing in a 1927 revue called "The New Yorkers" (not the Cole Porter show) she played many Russian Restaurants in Manhattan, notably the Gypsy Tavern and the Kretchma. ...

38. Charles West

Actor | The Road to Yesterday

Charles West was born on November 30, 1885 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for The Road to Yesterday (1925), The White Man's Law (1918) and The Child Thou Gavest Me (1914). He died on October 10, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

39. Frank Campeau

Actor | 3 Bad Men

Frank Campeau was born on December 14, 1864 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for 3 Bad Men (1926), Battling Bunyan (1924) and The Life of the Party (1920). He was married to Sarah Estelle Lewis and Lillian Stratton Corbin. He died on November 5, 1943 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles,...

40. George Cooper

Actor | The Girl of the Golden West

George Cooper was born on December 12, 1892 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as George Cooper Healey. He was an actor and writer, known for The Girl of the Golden West (1930), The Unholy Night (1929) and The Barrier (1926). He was married to Edwina. He died on December 9, 1943 in Sawtelle, California, ...

41. Mrs. Harry Houdini

Actress | Religious Racketeers

Mrs. Harry Houdini was born on January 22, 1875 in New York City, New York, USA as Wilhelmina Beatrice Rahner. She was an actress, known for Religious Racketeers (1938). She was married to Harry Houdini. She died on February 11, 1943 in Needles, California, USA.

42. Charles Granval

Actor | Golgotha

Charles Granval was born on December 21, 1882 in Rouen, Seine-Inférieure [now Seine-Maritime], France as Charles Gribauval. He was an actor, known for Behold the Man (1935), The Count of Monte Cristo (1943) and Wicked Duchess (1942). He was married to Madeleine Renaud and Berthe Bovy. He died on ...

43. Eugeniusz Bodo

Director | Królowa przedmiescia

Eugeniusz Bodo was born on December 28, 1899 in Geneva, Switzerland as Bohdan Eugène Junod. He was an actor and writer, known for Ghetto Queen (1937), Pietro wyzej (1937) and Piesniarz Warszawy (1934). He died on October 7, 1943 in Kirov Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia].

44. David Bacon

Actor | The Masked Marvel

David Bacon was born on March 24, 1914 in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA as David Gaspar Griswold Bacon. He was an actor, known for The Masked Marvel (1943), The Boss of Big Town (1942) and Someone to Remember (1943). He was married to Greta Keller. He died on September 13, 1943 in Hollywood, ...

45. Jeanne Olsen

Actress | Hollywood on Parade No. B-9

Jeanne Olsen was born on August 31, 1896 in Toledo, Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for Hollywood on Parade No. B-9 (1934). She was married to Jimmy Durante. She died on February 14, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

46. Claudine West

Writer | Mrs. Miniver

British novelist and playwright, who began as a writer of magazine articles. In Hollywood from 1929, she worked under contract at MGM, often on continuity scripts or additional dialogue, on British-themed prestige pictures, invariably in collaboration with others.

47. Alphonse Ethier

Actor | Baby Face

Alphonse Ethier was born on December 10, 1874 in Virginia City, Nevada, USA. He was an actor, known for Baby Face (1933), The Alaskan (1924) and The Storm (1930). He died on January 4, 1943 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

48. Isoroku Yamamoto

Self | Price for Peace

Isoroku Yamamoto was born on April 4, 1884, in Nagoka, Japan, the last of seven children. His first name "Isoroku" translates into the number "56", which was his father's age when he was born. He lived near Nagaoka, entered the Imperial Naval School at age 16 and was an ensign on a cruiser during ...

49. Holger-Madsen

Director | Det unge Blod

Holger-Madsen made his acting debut on the stage in 1896. He was a touring actor until 1905. Played at Casino 1905-12 an Dagmarteatret 1912-14. He never quite abandoned the stage and would return between film jobs. Acting debut on film in 1908. In 1912 he wrote, directed and starred in "Kun en ...

50. Witold Zacharewicz

Actor | Barbara Radziwillówna

Actor. In the years 1933-36 he performed at the City Theaters in Warsaw. In addition, in the 1934/35 season he was in the group of the "Stara Banda" revue theater, and in 1936 he played in the Chamber Theater. He played mainly in movies, great external conditions predestined him to the roles of ...


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