Birth Date between 1861-01-01 and 1861-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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, ...
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
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
42. Edmund Allenby
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 ...
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, ...
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.
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 ...