Birth Date between 1861-01-01 and 1861-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Georges Méliès

Director | À la conquête du pôle

Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and film director famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema.

Méliès was an especially prolific innovator in the use of special effects, popularizing such techniques as substitution splices, multiple exposures, ...

2. Jose Rizal

Writer | El filibusterismo

Jose Rizal was born on June 19, 1861 in Calamba, Laguna, Philippines as Jose Protacio Rizal Mercado Y Alonso Realonda. He was a writer, known for El filibusterismo (1962), Sisa (1951) and Noli me tangere (1930). He died on December 30, 1896 in Bagumbayan [now Luneta], Manila, Philippines.

3. Rabindranath Tagore

Writer | Meghe Dhaka Tara

Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 6, 1861 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He is known for his work on The Cloud-Capped Star (1960), Daruchini Dwip (2007) and Charulata (1964). He was married to Mrinalini Devi. He died on August 7, 1941 in Calcutta.

4. Wilhelm Diegelmann

Actor | Die Bergkatze

Wilhelm Diegelmann was born on September 28, 1861 in Ellers, Hesse, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Wildcat (1921), Anna Boleyn (1920) and Der Schimmelreiter (1934). He died on March 1, 1934 in Berlin, Germany.

5. Theodore Roberts

Actor | Male and Female

The son of a sea captain, Theodore Roberts was a veteran stage actor, making his first appearance in 1880. Often referred to as the "Grand Duke of Hollywood," Roberts was a regular on the Cecil B. DeMille team and appeared in 23 of DeMille's films. He is best remembered for his role as Moses in ...

6. Florence Roberts

Actress | Babes in Toyland

Florence Roberts was born on March 16, 1861 in Frederick, Maryland, USA. She was an actress, known for Babes in Toyland (1934), Off to the Races (1937) and Make Me a Star (1932). She was married to Walter Gale (actor). She died on June 6, 1940 in Hollywood, California, USA.

7. Henrietta Crosman

Actress | Charlie Chan's Secret

Henrietta Crosman was born on September 2, 1861 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA as Henrietta Foster Crosman. She was an actress, known for Charlie Chan's Secret (1936), The Right to Live (1935) and The Royal Family of Broadway (1930). She was married to Maurice Campbell and Sedley Brown. She died ...

8. William Morris

Actor | Monsieur Lecoq

William Morris was born on January 1, 1861 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as William Henry Morris. He was an actor, known for Monsieur Lecoq (1915), Romeo and Juliet (1916) and The Ocean Waif (1916). He was married to [Henrietta Luna] Etta Hawkins (actress). He died on January 11, 1936 in Los ...

9. Phyllis Allen

Actress | White Youth

Getting her show business start in vaudeville, Phyllis Allen's large physique and excellent timing made her a natural for film comedies, and she appeared in many of Mack Sennett's slapstick films. She also appeared in several of Charles Chaplin's movies, and was often paired with equally hefty ...

10. Dark Cloud

Actor | What Am I Bid?

Dark Cloud was born on September 20, 1861 in St. Francis Indian Village, Quebec, Canada as Elijah Tahamont. He was an actor and writer, known for What Am I Bid? (1919), The Dishonored Medal (1914) and The Woman Untamed (1920). He was married to Margaret Camp. He died on October 17, 1918 in Los ...

11. John McKinnon

Actor | The Fourteenth Man

John McKinnon was born on October 4, 1861 in Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Fourteenth Man (1920), The Lost Express (1917) and Leap Year (1924). He was married to Ruby Ida Kimmel and Anna Maude McGarraugh. He died in 1926 in California, USA.

12. Robert Disney

Robert Disney was born on August 7, 1861 in Canada as Robert Samuel Disney. He died on July 28, 1953 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

13. Chung Ling Soo

American-born who adopted the persona of a Chinese master conjurer and was for many years believed to be a 'genuine oriental'. Robinson was a former apprentice mechanic and metal worker, before breaking into the variety theatre circuit as "Robinson, the Man of Mystery". As "Chung Ling Soo", he ...

14. Hans Land

Writer | Stürme

Hans Land was born on August 25, 1861 in Berlin, Germany as Hugo Landsberger. He was a writer and actor, known for Stürme (1913), Der Richter (1917) and Das goldene Friedelchen (1916). He died in 1938 in Berlin.

15. Howard Truesdale

Actor | Burning Daylight

Howard Truesdale was born on January 3, 1861 in Conneautville, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Burning Daylight (1928), Go West (1925) and The Whisper Market (1920). He died on December 8, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

16. Morgan Robertson

Writer | Masters of Men

American short story writer and novelist, was born the son of Andrew Robertson, a ship captain on the Great Lakes, and Amelia (Glassford) Robertson. Morgan went to sea as a cabin boy and was in the merchant service from 1866 to 1877, rising to first mate. Tiring of life at sea, he studied jewelry ...

17. Italo Svevo

Writer | Senilità

Svevo worked as a bank clerk, and, after marrying Lidia Veneziani, he directed her father's factory, which supplied a special naval paint. He was much more successful as a businessman than as a writer at the time, his scripts being totally neglected. His fame came when he was over sixty, thanks to ...

18. Eille Norwood

Actor | Charles Augustus Milverton

Eille Norwood was born on October 11, 1861 in York, England as Anthony Edward Brett. He was an actor, known for Charles Augustus Milverton (1922), The Sign of Four (1923) and The Man with the Twisted Lip (1921). He was married to Ruth Mackay. He died on December 24, 1948 in London, England.

19. Maxime Desjardins

Actor | Les mystères de Paris

Maxime Desjardins was born on September 17, 1861 in Auxerre, Yonne, France. He was an actor, known for Les mystères de Paris (1922), The Mystery of the Yellow Room (1930) and L'agonie des aigles (1922). He died on October 2, 1936 in Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

20. Concordia Selander

Actress | Körkarlen

Concordia Selander was born on June 2, 1861 in Arboga, Västmanlands län, Sweden as Johanna Concordia Cornelia Hård. She was an actress, known for The Phantom Carriage (1921), Mästerman (1920) and The Blizzard (1923). She was married to Hjalmar Selander. She died on March 31, 1935 in Täby, ...

21. Mehmed VI

Self | Vahidettin'in biat merasimi

Mehmed VI was born on February 2, 1861 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire as Mehhmed Vahideddin. He died on May 16, 1926 in Sanremo, Liguria, Italy.

22. Tom Mowbray

Actor | The Brass Bottle

Tom Mowbray was born on June 23, 1861 in Camberwell, Surrey, England as Thomas Benjamin Ife. He was an actor, known for The Brass Bottle (1914), Dick Turpin (1906) and A Bunch of Violets (1916). He died on April 18, 1926 in Clapham, London, England.

23. William H. Turner

Actor | The Last Performance

William H. Turner was born on October 21, 1861 in County Cork, Ireland, UK. He was an actor, known for The Last Performance (1929), Traffic in Souls (1913) and The Power God (1925). He was married to Ann Vislaire. He died on September 27, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

24. Joseph Hart

Actor | Foxy Grandpa Shows Boys He Is a Magician

Joseph Hart was born on June 8, 1861 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Joseph Hart Boudrow. He was an actor and producer, known for Foxy Grandpa Shows Boys He Is a Magician (1902), Foxy Grandpa Shows the Boys a Trick or Two with the Tramp (1902) and The Creators of 'Foxy Grandpa' (1902). He was ...

25. Charles Swickard

Director | Mixed Blood

Charles Swickard was born on March 21, 1861 in Germany. He was a director and actor, known for Mixed Blood (1916), An Arabian Knight (1920) and The Last Straw (1920). He was married to Dale. He died on May 12, 1929 in Fresno, California, USA.

26. Marie Wright

Actress | A Cup of Kindness

Marie Wright was born on December 18, 1861 in Woolwich, London, England as Marie Jeanne Wright. She was an actress, known for A Cup of Kindness (1934), Quinneys (1919) and Silver Top (1938). She was married to Nelson Barry. She died on May 1, 1949 in Hendon, Middlesex, England.

27. Nellie Melba

Soundtrack | Country Life

Nellie Melba was born on May 19, 1861 in Richmond, Victoria, Australia as Helen Porter Mitchell. She was married to Charles Frederick Nisbett Armstrong. She died on February 23, 1931 in Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

28. Sam Allen

Actor | The Midnight Limited

Sam Allen was born on December 25, 1861 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He was an actor, known for The Midnight Limited (1926), The Power God (1925) and The Sea Beast (1926). He died on September 13, 1934 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

29. Juhani Aho

Writer | Johan

His wife was a painter.

30. Alexandra Schmitt

Actress | Pique Dame

Alexandra Schmitt was born on January 30, 1861 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. She is an actress, known for Pique Dame (1927), Mutter Krausens Fahrt ins Glück (1929) and Fight for the Matterhorn (1928).

31. Mary Moore

Actress | David Garrick

Mary Moore was born on July 3, 1861 in London, England as Mary Charlotte Moore. She was an actress, known for David Garrick (1913). She was married to Charles Wyndham and James Albery. She died on April 6, 1931 in London.

32. Fridtjof Nansen

Self | Vår egen tid

Fridtjof Nansen was born on October 10, 1861 in Store-Frøen, Norway. He was married to Eva Sars. He died on May 13, 1930 in Lysaker, Norway.

34. Douglas Haig

Writer | The First World War

Douglas Haig was born on June 19, 1861 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a writer, known for The First World War (2003), Remembrance (1927) and Under Four Flags (1918). He died on January 29, 1928 in London, England.

35. Grace Duffie Boylan

Writer | A Rumor of Angels

Grace Duffie Boylan was on 9 February, 1861, at Kalamazoo, Michigan, one of eleven children born to Phelix K. and Juliette Duffie. Her father, who had emigrated from Ireland, owned the Dollar House Hotel in Kalamazoo. During the American Civil War he served for eighteen months as a Captain in the ...

36. Madge Orlamond

Actress | The Amazing Woman

Madge Orlamond was born on January 15, 1861 in St. Charles, Minnesota, USA as Iona Bertrand. She was an actress, known for The Amazing Woman (1920), The Yellow Typhoon (1920) and The Blushing Bride (1921). She was married to William Orlamond. She died on June 22, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, ...

37. William J. Burns

Actor | The Squaw Man

William J. Burns was born on October 19, 1861 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as William John Burns. He was an actor and writer, known for The Squaw Man (1914), The Argyle Case (1917) and The Argyle Case (1929). He was married to Annie M. Ressler. He died on April 14, 1932 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.

38. Gaston Dubosc

Actor | Un grand amour de Beethoven

Gaston Dubosc was born on August 9, 1861 in Paris, France as Gaston Anatole Dubosc. He was an actor, known for The Life and Loves of Beethoven (1936), Mon père avait raison (1936) and Le voleur (1915). He died on June 28, 1941 in Paris.

39. Max Figman

Actor | The Hoosier Schoolmaster

Max Figman, a veteran actor, whose last important Broadway role was that of Louis XV in "The Dubarry" on stage in 1932. Starting his career under Augustin Daly, and later under the management of Charles Frohman was a member of the old Madison Square Garden Stock Company. For seven years he was ...

40. Alice Washburn

Actress | Snow White

Alice Washburn was born on September 12, 1861 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA. She was an actress, known for Snow White (1916), Freezing Auntie (1912) and Stage-Struck Lizzie (1911). She died on November 18, 1929 in Oshkosh.

41. Martha Freud

Martha Freud was born on July 26, 1861 in Hamburg, Germany as Martha Bernays. She was married to Sigmund Freud. She died on November 2, 1951 in London, England.

42. Edmund Allenby

Self | With Allenby in Palestine and Lawrence in Arabia

Edmund Allenby was born in 1861 at Brackenhurst Hall, Nottinghamshire county, England, one of six children and the son of a country gentleman. His military service began when he entered the Royal Military College at Sandhurst in 1881 where he was commissioned into the Royal Cavalry and sent to ...

43. Pehr Evind Svinhufvud

Self | Suomi kutsuu II - Lounais-Suomi

Pehr Evind Svinhufvud was born on December 15, 1861 as Pehr Evind Svinhufvud af Qvalstad. He died on February 29, 1944 in Luumäki, Finland.

44. Emil Albes

Director | Seltsame Seelen

Emil Albes was born on October 30, 1861 in Bad Pyrmont, Lower Saxony, Germany. He was a director and actor, known for Seltsame Seelen (1918), Trick-Track (1921) and Die Dame im Koffer (1921). He died on March 22, 1923 in Berlin, Germany.

45. Lucius Henderson

Director | Sapho

Lucius Henderson was born on June 8, 1861 in Aledo, Illinois, USA as Lucius Junius Henderson. He was a director and actor, known for Sapho (1913), Thrown to the Lions (1916) and The Strength of the Weak (1916). He was married to Helene Studebaker and Gretchen Violet Lyons. He died on February 18, ...

46. Alfred Halm

Director | Prinzesschen

Alfred Halm was born on December 9, 1861 in Vienna, Austrian Empire. He was a director and writer, known for Prinzesschen (1920), Der Mann auf dem Kometen (1925) and Rose Bernd (1919). He died on February 5, 1951 in Berlin, Germany.

47. 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 Last Deal (1910). He was married to Mary Elizabeth (Bessie) Rice (aka Bessie Lea Lestina, actress). He died in 1940.

48. Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink

Actress | Here's to Romance

Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink was born on June 15, 1861 in Lieben/Liben, Bohemia, Austrian Empire as Ernestine Roessler. She was an actress, known for Here's to Romance (1935), Mme. Ernestine Schumann-Heink (1927) and Mabel and Fatty Viewing the World's Fair at San Francisco (1915). She was married...

49. Hal Wilson

Actor | Sundown

Hal Wilson was born on October 2, 1861 in New York City, New York, USA as Howard Wilson. He was an actor, known for Sundown (1924), Indian Romeo and Juliet (1912) and Rob Roy (1913). He was married to Ethel Harbord. He died on May 22, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

50. Alberta Gallatin

Actress | The Christian

Alberta Gallatin was born on April 5, 1861 in Cabell County, West Virginia, USA as Alberta Jenkins. She was an actress, known for The Christian (1914), The Fifth Commandment (1915) and Fine Feathers (1915). She was married to Edwin Ogden Childe and Percy Sage Richardson (aka Percy Sage). She died ...


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