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. Florence Roberts

Actress | Babes in Toyland

Florence Roberts was born on March 16, 1861 in Frederick, Maryland, USA. She was an actress, known for March of the Wooden Soldiers (1934), The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble (1937) and Les Misérables (1935). She was married to Walter Gale (actor). She died on June 6, 1940 in Hollywood, ...

3. 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.

4. 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 ...

5. Rabindranath Tagore

Music Department | Daruchini Dwip

Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 6, 1861 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He is known for his work on Daruchini Dwip (2007), Charulata (1964) and Natir Puja (1932). He was married to Mrinalini Devi. He died on August 7, 1941 in Calcutta.

6. Theodore Roberts

Actor | Anton the Terrible

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 ...

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. 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.

9. 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 ...

10. 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.

11. 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...

12. 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 ...

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. 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.

16. 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.

17. 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 ...

18. 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.

19. Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt

Self | Prince Henry and President's Party

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt was born on August 6, 1861 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA as Edith Kermit Carow. She was married to Theodore Roosevelt. She died on September 30, 1948 in Oyster Bay, New York, USA.

20. Dante Testa

Actor | Lo scomparso

Dante Testa was born on August 24, 1861 in Turin, Italy. He was an actor and director, known for The Dread of Doom (1913), Il segreto del vecchio Giosuè (1918) and The Palace of Flames (1912). He died on March 3, 1923 in Turin.

21. Maud Gage Baum

Producer | The Wizard of Oz

Was told by her mother that she would be a "durn fool" if she got married to L. Frank Baum the night she told her she wanted to marry him.

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. 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.

25. 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 ...

26. 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 ...

27. Gilbert Dalleu

Actor | Les mystères de Paris

Gilbert Dalleu was born on March 5, 1861 in Pons, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France. He was an actor, known for Les mystères de Paris (1922), L'agonie des aigles (1922) and Le comte de Monte Cristo - Épisode 15: Le triomphe de Dantès (1918). He died on...

28. Albert Chevalier

Writer | My Old Dutch

Albert Chevalier was born on March 21, 1861 in Notting Hill, London, England. He died on July 10, 1923 in London.

29. 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 ...

30. King Ferdinand of Bulgaria

Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 34

King Ferdinand of Bulgaria (who was actually Hungarian, not a Bulgarian) was born in Vienna, Austria, on Feb. 26, 1861, into the Saxe-Coburg-Gotha family, a prominent branch of the Austro-Hungarian nobility. The family was quite wealthy and had extensive landholdings in Hungary and Slovakia, and ...

31. 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, ...

32. Charles Battell Loomis

Writer | Up from the Depths

Charles Battell Loomis was a humorist, author and lecturer remembered for his satirical take on life in America. He was the son of Charles Battell and Mary Worthington Loomis. Loomis was born in Brooklyn, NY, where his father worked as an insurance agent. As a young man Loomis dropped out of the ...

33. 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.

34. Willy Clarkson

Self | Romeo and Juliet

Willy Clarkson was born on March 31, 1861 in London, England as William Clarkson. He died on October 13, 1934 in London.

35. 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, ...

36. Juan A. Caicedo

Self | Caicedo (with Spurs)

Juan A. Caicedo was born on June 13, 1861 in Popayau, Cauca, Colombia. He died in May 1920 in Barcelona, Spain.

37. John Luther Long

Writer | Zi jun bie hou

Adapted his short story "Madame Butterfly" for the stage at the urging of David Belasco. Belasco and Long would collaborate on the production and Giacomo Puccini later transformed it into an opera.

38. 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 ...

39. 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, ...

40. 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), My Father Was Right (1936) and Le voleur (1915). He died on June 28, 1941 in Paris.

41. 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.

42. 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.

43. André Calmettes

Director | La dame aux camélias

André Calmettes was born on August 18, 1861 in Paris, France. He was a director and actor, known for La dame aux camélias (1912), Tosca (1908) and La Tosca (1909). He died on March 14, 1942 in Paris.

44. 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 ...

45. Marie Grimm-Einödshofer

Actress | Die Japanerin

Marie Grimm-Einödshofer was born on January 20, 1861 in Bamberg, Germany. She was an actress, known for Die Japanerin (1919), Wanda's Trick (1918) and Gewalt gegen Recht (1920). She died on July 2, 1941 in Berlin, Germany.

50. 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.


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