Birth Date between 1862-01-01 and 1862-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Claude Debussy

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...

2. William Holden

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.

3. Arthur Schnitzler

Writer | Eyes Wide Shut

Arthur Schnitzler was born on May 15, 1862 in Vienna, Austrian Empire. He was a writer, known for Eyes Wide Shut (1999), La Ronde (1950) and The Affairs of Anatol (1921). He was married to Olga Gussmann. He died on October 21, 1931 in Vienna, Austria.

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 ...

6. Adeline De Walt Reynolds

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 ...

7. Edith Wharton

Writer | The Age of Innocence

Pictured on a 15¢ US commemorative postage stamp in the Literary Arts series, issued 5 September 1980.

8. Auguste Lumière

Producer | Belfast, alerte de pompiers: film Lumière n° 723

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 ...

9. Justus D. Barnes

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.

10. Carrie Clark Ward

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.

12. Albert Gran

Actor | 7th Heaven

Albert Gran was born on August 4, 1862 in Bergen, Norway. He was an actor, known for 7th Heaven (1927), Employees' Entrance (1933) and The Man from Blankley's (1930). He died on December 16, 1932 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.

18. Maurice Maeterlinck

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...

19. Rudolph Schildkraut

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.

21. Cyril Maude

Actor | Peer Gynt

Cyril Maude was born on April 24, 1862 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Peer Gynt (1915), Grumpy (1930) and Orders Is Orders (1934). He was married to Mrs. P.H. Trew and Winifred Emery. He died on February 20, 1951 in Torquay, Devon, England.

22. Mrs. Leslie Carter

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 ...

23. Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

Director | Protéa

French film pioneer, a former painter and sculptor. Designed costumes for the stage, then moved on to film as producer and director of early crime and adventure serials.

24. Carl Goetz

Actor | Die Büchse der Pandora

Carl Goetz was born on April 10, 1862 in Vienna, Austrian Empire as Carl Perl. He was an actor, known for Pandora's Box (1929), Tom Sawyer (1917) and Bohème - Künstlerliebe (1923). He died on August 15, 1932 in Vienna, Austria.

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 ...

26. Amos Alonzo Stagg

Actor | Knute Rockne All American

Amos Alonzo Stagg was born on August 16, 1862 in West Orange, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor, known for Knute Rockne All American (1940) and Miracles of Sport (1938). He died on March 17, 1965 in Stockton, California, USA.

27. Georges Feydeau

Writer | Le dindon

Father of writer 'Jean-Pierre Feydeau'.

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.

29. Douglas Munro

Actor | The Christian

Douglas Munro was born on September 12, 1862 in Hackney, London, England as Harry Douglas Munro. He was an actor, known for The Christian (1915), Vice Versa (1916) and Justice (1917). He died on January 27, 1924 in Birmingham, England.

31. Edward O'Neill

Actor | Mary Girl

Edward O'Neill was born on October 12, 1862 in Solapur, Maharashtra, India as Edward Alfred Morse Becher. He was an actor, known for Mary Girl (1917), Hindle Wakes (1918) and Vice Versa (1916). He died on August 20, 1938 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England.

32. Mai Wells

Actress | His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz

Mai Wells was born on April 1, 1862 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The New Wizard of Oz (1914), His Busted Trust (1916) and The Last Egyptian (1914). She died on August 1, 1941 in Los Angeles, California.

33. Austin Freeman

Writer | The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes

Widely credited with inventing the "inverted detective story", a narrative structure in which the commission of a crime is shown or described at the beginning of the story.

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 ...

36. Edgar L. Davenport

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.

41. Gerhart Hauptmann

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 ...

42. Ethelbert Nevin

Soundtrack | Smile

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

43. Joe Cassidy

Actor | Sophie's New Foreman

Joe Cassidy was born on June 23, 1862 in Laffette, Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for Sophie's New Foreman (1913), Slippery Slim's Stratagem (1914) and After Midnight (1915). He died on July 19, 1945 in Torrance, California, USA.

44. L.M. Wells

Actor | Graft

L.M. Wells was born on February 5, 1862 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for Graft (1915), Huckleberry Finn (1920) and The Red Ace (1917). He was married to Bess Gilbert. He died on January 1, 1923.

45. Ferris Hartman

Director | A Phantom Husband

Father of player Paul Hartman.

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.

47. Norval MacGregor

Director | Colorado

Norval MacGregor was born on April 3, 1862 in River Falls, Wisconsin, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Colorado (1915), Innocence (1917) and Children of Banishment (1919). He died on November 21, 1933 in Santa Cruz, 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 ...

49. Michael Morton

Writer | Woman to Woman

Brother of playwright Martha Morton.


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