Birth Place Matching "Chicago, Illinois, USA" (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)
He was posthumously awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1680 Vine Street in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
5. Fatty Voss
Actor | Fatty's Feature Fillum
Fatty Voss was born on October 12, 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Frank Voss. He was an actor and director, known for Fatty's Feature Fillum (1917), Shot in a Bar Room (1915) and The Child Needs a Mother (1915). He died on April 22, 1917 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
6. Walter Hale
Actor | The Lightning Conductor
Walter Hale was born on August 4, 1869 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Walter Stearns Hale. He was an actor and writer, known for The Lightning Conductor (1914), The Prisoner of Zenda (1913) and The Lambs' All-Star Gambol (1914). He was married to Louise Closser Hale. He died on December 4, 1917 in ...
Actress | The Pride of the Clan
Kathryn Browne-Decker was born on August 14, 1883 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Pride of the Clan (1917), The Fifth Commandment (1915) and The Closing Net (1915). She died on February 11, 1919 in Colombo, Ceylon.
Actress | Flare-Up Sal
Catherine Proudfit was born in October 1870 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Catherine M. O'Connell. She was an actress, known for Flare-Up Sal (1918) and The Rajah (1919). She was married to Halland Benton Proudfit. She died on May 19, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress | The Deep Purple
Mrs. E.M. Kimball was born on March 15, 1860 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Pauline Garrette. She was an actress, known for The Deep Purple (1915), The Yellow Passport (1916) and The Feast of Life (1916). She was married to Edward Kimball. She died on December 11, 1919 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
13. Marcia Moore
Actress | Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz
Marcia Moore was born on December 12, 1891 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz (1910), The Land of Oz (1910) and The Second in Command (1915). She was married to John Thomas Davis Jr and Joseph Swerling aka Joe Siverling. She died on June 28, ...
14. Mollie McConnell
Actress | Bare Fists
Mollie McConnell was born on September 24, 1865 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Bare Fists (1919), The Missionary Box (1913) and The Neglected Wife (1917). She was married to William A. McConnell and Sherwood MacDonald. She died on December 9, 1920 in Los Angeles, ...
Director | The Miracle Man
A former railroad clerk, Tucker made a name for himself in 1913 with a film entitled Traffic in Souls (1913), a six-reel expose of white slavery. Tucker and Carl Laemmle financed the sum of $57,000 to make the film in New York, the film ultimately grossed $450,000. The success of the film enabled ...
18. Lillian Drew
Actress | Ruggles of Red Gap
The beautiful Lillian Drew was born in Chicago in 1886. Lillian became a highly popular musical comedy theatre star from the mid 1900's, often appearing with her husband actor E.H. Calvert. Later Lillian a gorgeous brunette starred in more than 90 drama and comedy films and became known as Lily of ...
19. Bobby Franks
Bobby Franks was born on September 19, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Robert E. Franks. He died on May 22, 1924 in Chicago.
20. Harry McCabe
Actor | The Squaw Man
Harry McCabe was born in February 1879 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Harold Albin McCabe. He was an actor, known for The Squaw Man (1914), True Nobility (1916) and April (1916). He was married to Evelyn McKibben. He died on February 11, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
21. Shorty Hamilton
Actor | Denny from Ireland
Shorty Hamilton was born on September 9, 1879 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John H. Hamilton. He was an actor, known for Denny from Ireland (1918), It Happened Out West (1923) and The Snail (1918). He was married to Ethel Spurgint (actress). He died on March 7, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
22. Zip Monberg
Actor | Adventures of Tarzan
Zip Monberg was born on August 9, 1890 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as George William Monberg. He was an actor, known for Adventures of Tarzan (1921), Apartment Wanted (1922) and A He-Male Vamp (1920). He was married to Virginia Theckla McMaster. He died on March 7, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, ...
23. Lucille Ricksen
Actress | The Judgment of the Storm
Lucille Ricksen was born Ingeborg Erickson on August 22, 1910, in Chicago, Illinois. She worked a child model and made her film debut at the age of five. Her parents separated and her mother took her to Hollywood in 1920. Ten year old Lucille was offered a contract with Samuel Goldwyn and starred ...
24. Lester Cuneo
Actor | Western Grit
A stage actor since his early teenage years, Lester Cuneo made his first film, a comedy short, in 1910. It was quite successful, and he soon began appearing in a series of comedy shorts, which he also directed. Tiring of comedies, he decided to make himself a cowboy star and turned to making ...
25. Edwin B. Tilton
Actor | The Midnight Express
Edwin B. Tilton was born on September 15, 1859 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Midnight Express (1924), Just Pals (1920) and The Web of Chance (1919). He was married to Irene Gaunt (actress) and Edith Othellia Fasset. He died on January 16, 1926 in Hollywood, ...
26. Charles Avery
Actor | The Taming of the Shrew
Charles Avery was born on May 28, 1873 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Charles Avery Bradford. He was an actor and director, known for The Taming of the Shrew (1908), Her Donkey Love (1917) and A Lover's Lost Control (1915). He died on July 23, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
29. Delilah Leitzell
Actress | The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays
Later in life Delilah took the stage name of Delyle Alda. As Delyle Alda she was a stage star and singer with the Ziegfeld Follies of 1919 and 1920; in the Musical show "Blue Eyes" which ran from February through April, 1921; the play "Snapshots of 1921"; and George White's "Scandals of 1923.
33. Frank Urson
Director | The Love Special
American director, cinematographer, and assistant director of silent films. A native of Chicago, Urson was the nephew of E.J. Hite of the Thanhauser Film Co. With his uncle's help, Urson was trained as a cameraman and eventually relocated to California as a camera operator for Fine Arts Productions...
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.
35. Milton Sills
Actor | The Sea Hawk
American leading man of silent pictures. Born into affluence in Chicago, he attended the University of Chicago on scholarship and remained there as a professor of psychology and philosophy. A chance visit to the school by actor- manager Donald Robertson led to Sills abandoning his career and ...
37. Erwin Connelly
Actor | Sherlock Jr.
Erwin Connelly was born on January 14, 1878 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Erwin Sylvester Connelly. He was an actor, known for Sherlock Jr. (1924), Shipwrecked (1926) and Under Suspicion (1930). He was married to Jane Connelly. He died on February 12, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
39. Regina Doyle
Actress | Ridin' Leather
Regina Alice Doyle was born on September 2, 1907 in Chicago, Illinois. Her father, John Doyle, was a fireman. Regina was educated at the Grenshaw Conservatory. Her family moved to Los Angeles when she seventeen. Regina was discovered by Carl Laemmle president of Universal Pictures while attending a...
Self | The Great Universal Mystery
Herman Fichtenberg was born on May 30, 1868 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Great Universal Mystery (1914) and Love and Vengeance (1914). He was married to Rose Fichtenberg. He died on December 6, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
43. Alyce McCormick
Actress | The Terrible People
Alyce got her start as a singer performing on the streets of Omaha with her parents. She won a 1923 Nebraska beauty contest and later joined the Ziegfeld Follies. During her time in the Follies, she was confused with actress 'Alice' McCormick who was named a respondent in a divorce suit again ...
44. S.E. Jennings
Actor | The Bat Whispers
S.E. Jennings was born on April 8, 1880 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Sylvester Ennis Jennings. He is known for his work on The Bat Whispers (1930), The Prisoner of Zenda (1922) and The Sea Hawk (1924). He was married to Dorothy and Neola Fuerst. He died on February 3, 1932.
Producer | Whoopee!
American theatrical producer who brought the revue to spectacular heights under the slogan "Glorifying the American Girl." During the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, Ziegfeld managed bodybuilder Eugen Sandow (billed as the Great Sandow). In 1896 he turned to theatrical management. ...
46. Guy Oliver
Actor | The Covered Wagon
Guy Oliver was born on September 25, 1878 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as George Guy Oliver. He was an actor and director, known for The Covered Wagon (1923), What Every Woman Knows (1921) and The Little Minister (1921). He was married to Elinor. He died on September 1, 1932 in Hollywood, California, ...
48. Evelyn Preer
Actress | Within Our Gates
Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, pioneering black actress Evelyn Preer was educated in Chicago, where she and her mother moved after the death of her father. She entered show business vis vaudeville and the "chitlin' circuit" of minstrel shows that served the country's strictly segregated black ...
50. Paul Dickey
Writer | Scared Stiff
Paul Dickey born in Chicago, Illinois in 1882. began as a stage performer and stage director from the late 1890s. He became a highly successful playwright and screenwriter with such plays as 'The Ghost Breaker', 'The Misleading Lady', The Broken Wing' and Scared Stiff'. handsome charismatic man, ...