Birth Date between 1862-01-01 and 1862-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Soundtrack | Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Claude Debussy was born in St. Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, France. His father was a salesman and kept a china shop. His mother was a seamstress. Some traumatizing events in his childhood caused him a depression and he never spoke about his early years. Later he could not compose without having his...
Actor | Not So Dumb
William Holden was born on May 22, 1862 in Rochester, New York, USA as Willis Chester Holt. He was an actor, known for Not So Dumb (1930), Holiday (1930) and Dance, Fools, Dance (1931). He was married to Louise Osborne. He died on March 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
4. O. Henry
Writer | The O. Henry Playhouse
O. Henry was an American writer whose short stories are known for wit, wordplay and clever twist endings. He wrote nearly 600 stories about life in America.
He was born William Sidney Porter on September 11, 1862, in Greensboro, North Carolina. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a medical ...
5. M.R. James
Writer | The Runes
Born in 1862, Montague Rhodes James developed a reading habit at an early age, preferring to stay in the library than with friends. He took this with him when he went to study at Eton and then at the King's College, Cambridge, where he became assistant in classical archaeology at the Fitzwilliam ...
Actress | The Human Comedy
She survived the death of her husband in 1905, the San Francisco earthquake in 1906 and raising four children with no money. In 1926, when she was 64 she became one of the most mature freshman ever to enter the University of California. She graduated 6 years later with her B.A. degree. In 1940 she ...
Although it is his brother Louis Lumière who is generally acclaimed as the "father of the cinema", Auguste Lumiere also made a major contribution towards the development of the medium, first by helping with the invention and construction of the cinematographe (the world's first camera and ...
Actor | The Declaration of Independence
Justus D. Barnes was born on October 2, 1862 in Little Falls, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Declaration of Independence (1911), A Beauty Parlor Graduate (1913) and The Star of Bethlehem (1912). He died on February 6, 1946 in Weedsport, New York.
Actress | Daddy-Long-Legs
Carrie Clark Ward was born on January 9, 1862 in Virginia City, Nevada, USA as Carrie Clark-Ward. She was an actress, known for Daddy-Long-Legs (1919), A Fool and His Money (1925) and Old Lady 31 (1920). She was married to Sedley Brown. She died on February 6, 1926 in Hollywood, California, USA.
11. Helen Gilmore
Actress | Tom Sawyer
Helen Gilmore was born on January 4, 1862 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Antoinette Field. She was an actress, known for Tom Sawyer (1917), Huck and Tom (1918) and Big Red Riding Hood (1925). She died on November 16, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
13. Loie Fuller
Director | Le lys de la vie
Loie Fuller was born on January 15, 1862 in Hinsdale, Illinois, USA as Marie Louise Fuller. She was an actress and director, known for Le lys de la vie (1920), Danse serpentine (1897) and Programme Nadar (1896). She died on January 1, 1928 in Paris, France.
14. Hal Reid
Writer | The Deerslayer
Hal Reid was born on April 14, 1862 in Cedarville, Ohio, USA as James Halleck Reid. He was a writer and actor, known for The Deerslayer (1913), Prohibition (1915) and Cardinal Wolsey (1912). He was married to Marcella Russell, Mrs. Hal Reid and Mae Withers. He died on May 22, 1920 in New York City,...
15. Burr McIntosh
Actor | Way Down East
Burr McIntosh born William Burr McIntosh in Ohio in 1862. Son of the President of public utility and Cleveland Gas Coal Company William Ambrose. Burr was educated at Lafayette College in Princeton where he became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity in 1884. became a star on Broadway stage, perhaps...
16. May Irwin
Actress | The Kiss
Born in Whitby, Ontario, May Irwin started her performing career at a young age, when she began a singing act with her younger sister Flora in 1874. The act was popular, and Irwin began working as an actress when she was 21 years old. She found success and was appearing in a Broadway show called "...
17. Luke Cosgrave
Actor | The Light That Failed
Luke Cosgrave was born on August 6, 1862 in Ballaghdreen, County Mayo, Ireland, UK as Sean Maccosggair. He was an actor, known for The Light That Failed (1923), Merton of the Movies (1924) and Welcome Home (1925). He died on June 28, 1949 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Writer | The Blue Bird
Maeterlinck was a revolutionary symbolist playwright from Belgium. His influence on modern drama is vast and he was one of the best known figures in Europe in the early twentieth century, both for his plays and his philosophical writings. Best known today for his fantasy play "The Blue Bird", which...
Actor | Pals in Paradise
Rudolph Schildkraut was born on April 27, 1862 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Pals in Paradise (1926), Schlemihl (1915) and His People (1925). He was married to Erna Weinstein. He died on July 15, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
20. Gustav Klimt
Gustav Klimt was born on July 14, 1862 in Baumgarten, Austria. He died on February 6, 1918 in Vienna, Austria.
Actress | DuBarry
Mrs. Leslie Carter was born on June 10, 1862 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as Caroline Louise Dudley. She was an actress and writer, known for DuBarry (1915), The Heart of Maryland (1915) and The Lifeguardsman (1916). She was married to Louis Payne and Leslie Carter. She died on November 13, 1937 in ...
25. Frank Beal
Director | The Inside of the White Slave Traffic
Frank Beal was born on September 11, 1862 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Elisha Frank Beal. He was a director and actor, known for The Inside of the White Slave Traffic (1913), The Line-Up at Police Headquarters (1914) and The Devil, the Servant and the Man (1912). He was married to Louise Lester. He ...
28. Otis Turner
Director | The Black Box
Otis Turner was born on November 29, 1862 in Fairfield, Indiana, USA. He was a director and writer, known for The Black Box (1915), The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays (1908) and A Youth of Fortune (1916). He was married to Etta French. He died on March 28, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
34. Gilbert Parker
Writer | The Right of Way
Sir Gilbert Parker--the popular Canadian novelist, short-story writer and poet who rose from backwoods obscurity to the seats of the mighty in the British Empire--was born on November 23, 1862, in Camden East, Addington, Ontario, to Royal Army Capt. J. Parker and his wife. After attending school in...
35. Robert A. King
Soundtrack | The Year of Living Dangerously
Songwriter ("Beautiful Ohio", "I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream") and composer, educated in public schools. He was a staff composer for Leo Feist and then for Shapiro and Bernstein between 1908 and 1932, and also appeared in vaudeville. Joining ASCAP in 1920, his chief musical ...
Actor | Four Feathers
Edgar L. Davenport was born on February 7, 1862 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Edgar Loomis Davenport. He was an actor, known for Four Feathers (1915), The Little Gray Lady (1914) and The Black Arrow (1911). He died on July 24, 1918 in Boston, Massachusetts.
37. Madge Lessing
Actress | Die Welt ohne Männer
Madge Lessing was born on November 27, 1862 in London, England. She was an actress, known for A World Without Men (1914), The Blue Mouse (1913) and Die blaue Maus - 2. Teil (1914). She was married to George Brinton McLellan. She died in 1935 in London.
38. Nelson Ramsey
Actor | The Second Mrs. Tanqueray
Nelson Ramsey was born on November 19, 1862 in Tradeston, Glasgow, Scotland as John Jameson Ramsay. He was an actor, known for The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (1916), Tom Jones (1917) and The Broken Melody (1916). He was married to Gwynne Herbert. He died on April 5, 1929 in London, England.
40. Harry B. Eytinge
Actor | Jack and the Beanstalk
Harry B. Eytinge was born on March 5, 1862 in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA as James Henry Squint. He was an actor, known for Jack, the Giant Killer (1912), The Birth of Our Saviour (1914) and The Man Who Disappeared (1914). He died on October 19, 1928 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA.
Writer | Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage
Gerhart Hauptmann was born on November 15, 1862 in Obersalzbrunn, Lower Silesia, Germany as Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann. He was a writer, known for Faust (1926), Rose Bernd (1919) and Die Weber (1927). He was married to Margarete Marschalk and Marie Thienemann. He died on June 6, 1946 in ...
46. Fred Huntley
Actor | The Ne'er Do Well
Fred Huntley was born on August 29, 1862 in London, England. He was an actor and director, known for The Ne'er Do Well (1916), What Every Woman Knows (1921) and Fighting Blood (1916). He was married to Laura. He died on November 1, 1931 in Hollywood, California, USA.
48. Harry Marvin
Producer | Fencing Contest from 'The Three Musketeers'
Harry Marvin, a college teacher, had met W. K. L. Dickson in the 1880s, and in 1894 Dickson, then still working for Thomas Edison and also involved with the Lathams, proposed to Marvin a flip-card device that would compete with the Kinetoscope. Elias Koopman, Herman Casler, Marvin, and Dickson ...