Birth Date between 1860-01-01 and 1860-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Anton Chekhov

Writer | Kis Uykusu

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born in 1860, the third of six children to a family of a grocer, in Taganrog, Russia, a southern seaport and resort on the Azov Sea. His father, a 3rd-rank Member of the Merchant's Guild, was a religious fanatic and a tyrant who used his children as slaves. Young Chekhov...

2. J.M. Barrie

Writer | Peter Pan

J.M. Barrie was born on May 9, 1860 in Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland as James Matthew Barrie. He was a writer and actor, known for Peter Pan (2003), Peter Pan (1953) and Hook (1991). He was married to Mary Ansell. He died on June 19, 1937 in London, England.

3. Emily Fitzroy

Actress | The Bat

British born actress in American films. She made her film debut in 1915 with Dustin Farnum. She appeared in scores of silent films as a character actress, but reached her greatest prominence with the coming of sound. Fitzroy specialized in motherly and society women characters.

4. Gustav Mahler

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Gustav Mahler is largely considered one of the most talented symphonic composers of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. His musical output comprised mainly of symphonic and song cycles requiring mammoth orchestras and often choruses. Sadly, Mahler never experienced popularity as a ...

5. William K.L. Dickson

Cinematographer | Sandow

Born in France to British parents, William Kennedy-Laurie Dickson stayed in that country until age 19, when he, his mother and sisters (their father had died sometime before) returned to Great Britain. Once there, Dickson--in an early indication of his lifelong fascination with science and ...

6. Charles K. French

Actor | A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate

Charles K. French was born on January 17, 1860 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Charles Edward Krauss. He was an actor and director, known for A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923), The Last Warning (1928) and The Crimson Trail (1935). He was married to Doris Herbert, Isabelle Gurton and Helen French. ...

7. Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Soundtrack | Moonlight Sonata

Ignacy Jan Paderewski was born on November 6, 1860 in Kurilovka, Podolia Governorate, Russian Empire. He was married to Helena Maria Rosen and Antonina Korsak. He died on June 29, 1941 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

8. Kate Bruce

Actress | The White Rose

A David Wark Griffith favourite matriarchal figure often playing mother characters. Kate Bruce appeared 292 times on the screen from 1908 to 1930, in movies including "Intolerance", "The Idol Dancer", "Way Down East", "The Mother" and "The Law and or The Two Orphans". She was a close friend of ...

9. H.H. Holmes

Considered to be the first American serial-killer and possibly the most prolific, he was also a con-man and a bigamist. Holmes was a doctor who studied medicine at Ann Arbor. He then moved to New York where he practised briefly. His first brush with the law occurred there when some corpses where ...

10. John J. Pershing

Self | Following the Flag in Mexico

Pershing was born on a farm near Laclede, Missouri, to businessman John Fletcher Pershing and homemaker Ann Elizabeth Thompson. Pershing's great-great-grandfather, Frederick Pershing, whose name originally was Pfersching, emigrated from Alsace, leaving Amsterdam on the ship Jacob, and arriving in ...

11. Edwin Stevens

Actor | The Little Minister

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), The Little Minister (1921) and The Honor of Mary Blake (1916). He was married to Louise Weller. He died on January 3, 1923 in Los Angeles, California.

12. Annie Oakley

Self | Actors' Fund Field Day

Annie Oakley was born on August 13, 1860 in Darke County, Ohio, USA as Phoebe Anne Oakley Mozee. She was married to Frank E. Butler. She died on November 3, 1926 in Greenville, Ohio.

13. Lillian Russell

Actress | Wildfire

Lillian Russell was born on December 4, 1860 in Clinton, Iowa, USA as Helen Louise Leonard. She was an actress, known for Wildfire (1915), La Tosca (1911) and Potted Pantomimes (1914). She was married to Alexander Pollock Moore, Giovanni Perugini, Edward Solomon and Harry Braham. She died on June 6...

14. Lizzie Andrew Borden

Writer | Dance Theatre of Harlem: Fall River Legend

Lizzie Borden has mystified and fascinated crime buffs for over a century. Few cases in American history have attracted as much attention as the hatchet murders and the unlikely defendant: a church-going, respectable "spinster" daughter charged with parricide, a crime worthy of Classical Greek ...

15. Margaret Talmadge

Actress | A Girl of the Timber Claims

Margaret Talmadge was born on November 3, 1860 in New York, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for A Girl of the Timber Claims (1917). She was married to Frederick L. Talmadge. She died on September 29, 1933 in Hollywood, California, USA.

16. Morton Selten

Actor | Shipyard Sally

Morton Selten was born on January 6, 1860 in Marlborough, England as Morton Richard Selten Stubbs. He was an actor, known for Shipyard Sally (1939), Ten Minute Alibi (1935) and Juggernaut (1936). He was married to Dora Blanche Pennell and Kate Pattison (actress). He died on July 27, 1939 in London,...

17. Isaac Albéniz

Soundtrack | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascualwas a Spanish virtuoso pianist, composer, and conductor. He is one of the foremost composers of the Post-Romantic era who also had a significant influence on his contemporaries and younger composers. He is best known for his piano works based on Spanish folk ...

18. George Fawcett

Actor | Burn 'Em Up Barnes

A grand, stoic presence of the silent screen, George Fawcett was an immensely popular stage thespian both here and in London at the turn of the century. During his heyday his eloquence rivaled that of both Lionel Barrymore and John Barrymore. A graduate of the University of Virginia, he was a ...

19. George F. Marion

Actor | Anna Christie

George F. Marion was born on July 16, 1860 in San Francisco, California, USA as George Francis Marion. He was an actor and director, known for Anna Christie (1930), Anna Christie (1923) and Death from a Distance (1935). He was married to Agnes E. Daly and Lillian E. Swain (actress). He died on ...

20. Fred Rains

Actor | Nell Gwyn

Fred Rains was born on January 31, 1860 in Westminster, London, England as Frederick William Rains. He was an actor and director, known for Nell Gwyn (1926), Land of My Fathers (1921) and Dan Nolan's Cross (1911). He died on December 3, 1945 in Hackney, London.

21. Jane Addams

Writer | Shoes

Jane Addams was born on September 6, 1860 in Cedarville, Illinois, USA as Laura Jane Addams. She was a writer, known for Shoes (1916), Votes for Women (1912) and Animated Weekly, No. 107 (1914). She died on May 21, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois.

22. Giulio Aristide Sartorio

Director | Il Sacco di Roma

Sartorio was mainly a painter of landscapes and fantasy motifs, mainly based on classic poets, and legends. He was also an art teacher, an illustrator, a writer, an amateur photographer, and an independent film producer and director.

Son and nephew of artists, he became interested in paintings from ...

23. Lillian Langdon

Actress | Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Lillian Langdon was born on November 25, 1860 in New Jersey, USA. She was an actress, known for Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916), The Millionaire Pirate (1919) and Daddy-Long-Legs (1919). She was married to Mr. Bolles. She died on February 8, 1943 in Santa Monica, California,...

24. Chauncey Olcott

Soundtrack | Crimson Peak

Chauncey Olcott was born on July 21, 1860 in Buffalo, New York, USA as John Chancellor Olcott. He was married to Margaret O'Donovan and Cora E. James. He died on March 18, 1932 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

25. Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Writer | The Yellow Wallpaper

Gilman was born on July 3, 1860, in Hartford, Connecticut, to Mary Perkins (formerly Mary Fitch Westcott) and Frederic Beecher Perkins. She had only one brother, Thomas Adie, who was fourteen months older, because a physician advised Mary Perkins that she might die if she bore other children. ...

26. Percy Williams

Actor | Black Oxen

Percy Williams was born on December 20, 1860 in Ludlow, Shropshire, England as Percy Garnett Williams. He was an actor, known for Black Oxen (1923), London After Midnight (1927) and Children of Divorce (1927). He died on September 29, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

27. James Neill

Actor | The Cheat

James Neill was born on September 29, 1860 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Cheat (1915), Joan the Woman (1916) and Cameo Kirby (1914). He was married to Edythe Chapman. He died on March 16, 1931 in Glendale, California, USA.

28. Charles Vane

Actor | Comin' Thro' the Rye

Charles Vane was born on January 2, 1860 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England as William George Yarrow. He was an actor, known for Comin' Thro' the Rye (1916), Whosoever Shall Offend (1919) and The Secret Seven (1914). He died on April 14, 1943 in Polzeath, Cornwall, England.

29. Owen Wister

Writer | The Virginian

Owen Wister was an American writer and historian. He is best remembered for writing The Virginian and a biography of Ulysses S. Grant. In 1898, Wister married Mary Channing, his cousin. The couple had six children. Channing died during childbirth in 1913. Their daughter, Marina Wister, married ...

30. William H. West

Actor | On the Warpath

William H. West was born on July 26, 1860 in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. He was an actor, known for On the Warpath (1911), Mysteries of the Grand Hotel (1915) and The Girl Detective (1915). He was married to Roumelia G. Morris. He died on August 20, 1915 in Glendale, California, USA.

31. William Jennings Bryan

Self | Prohibition

William Jennings Bryan was born on March 18, 1860 in Salem, Illinois, USA. He died on July 26, 1925 in Dayton, Tennessee, USA.

32. Charlotte Granville

Actress | A Damsel in Distress

Charlotte Granville was born on May 9, 1860 in London, England. She was an actress, known for A Damsel in Distress (1919), The Red Woman (1917) and Now and Forever (1934). She was married to Major Robert Millington Synge. She died on July 8, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

33. Edward MacDowell

Soundtrack | The Liberace Show

Born in New York City in 1861, pianist/composer Edward MacDowell formally studied music at an early age. He went to Paris, France, at age 15 and attended the world-famous Conservatoire. Two years later he left France and traveled to Germany, where he studied at the Frankfurt Conservatory. He found ...

34. Jeanne Brindeau

Actress | Paris' Girls

Jeanne Brindeau was born on October 22, 1860 in Paris, France as Jeanne-Louise Dejarny-Brindeau. She was an actress, known for Paris' Girls (1929), La voyante (1924) and La fille du Boche (1915). She died on April 6, 1946 in Paris.

35. Sophie Pagay

Actress | Anna Boleyn

Sophie Pagay was born on April 22, 1860 in Brünn, Austria-Hungary as Sophie Berg. She was an actress, known for Anna Boleyn (1920), Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray (1917) and Barfüßele - Ein Schwarzwaldidyll (1924). She died on January 23, 1937 in Berlin, Germany.

36. Dan Leno

Soundtrack | The Limehouse Golem

Dan Leno was born on December 20, 1860 in London, England as George Wild Galvin. He was an actor and writer, known for The Limehouse Golem (2016), Contrasts (1967) and The Rats (1900). He was married to Sarah Lydia Reynolds (actress). He died on October 31, 1904 in London.

37. Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews

Writer | The Courage of the Common Place

Widely-read short story author of the first quarter of twentieth century.

38. Mrs. E.M. Kimball

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.

39. Vittorio Orlando

Vittorio Orlando was born on May 19, 1860 in Palermo, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies as Vittorio Emanuele Orlando. He died on December 1, 1952 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

40. Kate Blancke

Actress | A Successful Adventure

Kate Blancke was born on March 14, 1860 in Cheltenham, England. She was an actress, known for A Successful Adventure (1918), Heart Strings (1920) and As a Man Lives (1923). She was married to George W. Wilton. She died on June 24, 1942 in East Islip, Long Island, New York, USA.

41. Frederick Lewis

Actor | Tilly of Bloomsbury

Frederick Lewis was born on December 23, 1860 in Kingston upon Thames, England as Louis Frederick Till. He was an actor, known for Tilly of Bloomsbury (1921), Bought (1915) and An Enemy to the King (1916). He was married to Ethel Mary Amelia Carmele Robinson. He died on December 25, 1927 in England.

42. Julian Reed

Actor | The Parson's Button Matcher

Julian Reed was born on February 23, 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for The Parson's Button Matcher (1915), The Catspaw (1916) and The Maid of Honor (1913). He was married to Goodwin, Mrs. Mary Darcey. He died on May 28, 1934 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

45. Walter Sickert

Self | Omnibus

English artist. Sickert was born in Munich, the eldest son of the Danish painter Oswald Adalbert Sickert. The family moved to London in 1868. After a short period as an actor, Sickert studied art at the Slade School and then under James Whistler in Chelsea when, like Whistler, he took to etching. ...

46. Katherine Bement Davis

Writer | The End of the Road

Katherine Bement Davis was born on January 15, 1860 in Buffalo, New York, USA. She was a writer, known for The End of the Road (1919), Our Mutual Girl (1914) and Our Mutual Girl, No. 18 (1914). She died on December 10, 1935 in Pacific Grove, California, USA.

47. Bror Olsson

Actor | Fru Mariannes friare

Bror Olsson was born on February 2, 1860 in Gothenburg, Västra Götalands län, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Fru Mariannes friare (1921), Smålänningar (1935) and Elisabet (1921). He died on February 26, 1945 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

49. Ellen Axson Wilson

Self | Animated Weekly, No. 60

Ellen Axson Wilson was born on May 15, 1860 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. She was married to Woodrow Wilson. She died on August 6, 1914 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

50. Louis Stern

Actor | Eye for Eye

Louis Stern was born on January 10, 1860 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Eye for Eye (1918), The Great Victory, Wilson or the Kaiser? The Fall of the Hohenzollerns (1919) and The Great Romance (1919). He was married to Peggy Ward. He died on February 15, 1941 in ...


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