Birth Date between 1866-01-01 and 1866-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Gone with the Wind
Character fame on film came quite late for long-time stage actor Harry Davenport at age 70, but he made up for lost time in very quick fashion with well over a hundred film roles registered from the advent of sound to the time of his death in 1949. Beloved for his twinkle-eyed avuncular and/or ...
3. H.G. Wells
Writer | The War of the Worlds
Writer, born in Bromley, Kent. He was apprenticed to a draper, tried teaching, studied biology in London, then made his mark in journalism and literature. He played a vital part in disseminating the progressive ideas which characterized the first part of the 20th-c. He achieved fame with scientific...
Actor | Little Miss Marker
Frank McGlynn Sr. was born on October 26, 1866 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Little Miss Marker (1934), The Littlest Rebel (1935) and The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936). He was married to Rose O'Byrne. He died on May 18, 1951 in Newburgh, New York, USA.
5. George Reed
Actor | Huckleberry Finn
George Reed was born on November 27, 1866 in Macon, Georgia, USA as George Henry Reed. He was an actor, known for Huckleberry Finn (1920), The River of Romance (1929) and The Jungle Goddess (1922). He died on November 6, 1952 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Writer | Peter Rabbit
Beatrix Potter was an English writer, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist. She is famous for writing children's books with animal characters such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Potter was born in Kensington, London. Her family was quite rich. She was educated by governesses. She did not have ...
John R Cumpson was born in Buffalo, New York, one of the youngest in a large family. His father was a blacksmith. In 1887, John R Cumpson was listed in a Buffalo City Directory as a bank clerk, and in the 1890 census as a bookkeeper. He apparently soon set aside ledgers and took up a career in ...
Actor | La passion de Jeanne d'Arc
Maurice Schutz was born on August 4, 1866 in Paris, France as Paul Maurice Schutzenberger. He was an actor and assistant director, known for The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Vampyr (1932) and Cyrano de Bergerac (1923). He died on March 22, 1955 in Clichy-la-Garenne, Hauts-de-Seine, France.
10. Josef Swickard
Actor | You Can't Take It with You
A veteran stage and screen actor, Swickard was the brother of actor Charles Swickard. He entered films in 1912 and was playing supporting roles for Mack Sennett by 1914. He remained with Sennett until 1917 when he started numerous aristocratic roles in films. His career in sound films was somewhat ...
11. Butch Cassidy
Born Robert Leroy Parker in Beaver, Utah, in 1866, the outlaw later to become famous as Butch Cassidy (he took the name Butch because he was once a butcher and the name Cassidy in honor of a local rancher who had befriended him as a youth) started his criminal career at an early age, stealing ...
12. Alf Collins
Director | Ju-Jitsu
Alf Collins was born on June 16, 1866 in Newington, London, England. He was a director and actor, known for The Lady Athlete; or, Jiu Jitsu Downs the Footpads (1907), The Dancing Girl (1908) and Rescued by Lifeboat (1906). He died on December 20, 1951 in Clapham, London.
13. James J. Corbett
Actor | The Burglar and the Lady
Considered the originator of modern boxing, Corbett became world heavyweight champ in one of the biggest upsets ever when he embarrassed the 30 pound heavier legend John L. Sullivan (1892). The handsome San Francisco bank clerk immediately had a play written for him ("Gentleman Jack"), and crossed ...
Art Department | Aale Tynni tarinain lähteellä
Wassily Kandinsky, a lawyer turned artist, belongs in the Pantheon of the 20th century artists alongside Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.
He was born Wassily (Vasili Vasilevich) Kandinsky on December 16, 1866, in Moscow, Russia. His father, Vasili Silvesterovich Kandinsky, was a successful Russian ...
16. Fred Karno
Writer | Mother, Don't Rush Me
Fred Karno was born on March 26, 1866 in Exeter, England as Fred John Westcott. He was a writer and actor, known for Mother, Don't Rush Me (1936), The Bad Companions (1932) and Jail Birds (1940). He was married to Marie T. L. Moore and Edith Cuthbert. He died on September 18, 1941 in Dorset, ...
Writer | Brewster's Millions
George Barr McCutcheon was born on July 26, 1866 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA. He was a writer, known for Brewster's Millions (1985), Beverly of Graustark (1926) and Brewster's Billions. He was married to Mrs. Marie Van Antwerp Fay. He died on October 23, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA.
19. Rosa Gore
Actress | Vanity Fair
Rosa Gore was born on September 15, 1866 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Vanity Fair (1923), The Mistress of Shenstone (1921) and That's My Daddy (1927). She was married to Dan Crimmins. She died on February 4, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
20. Caroline Harris
Actress | The Honor of Mary Blake
Caroline Harris was born on November 1, 1866 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Honor of Mary Blake (1916), Madame Butterfly (1915) and The Ragged Princess (1916). She was married to Alfred W. Barthelmess. She died on April 23, 1937 in New York City, New York.
22. Yat-sen Sun
Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 23
Yat-sen Sun was born on November 12, 1866 in Hsiang-shan, Kwangtung Province, China. He was married to Ching-Ling Soong and Lu Mu-chen. He died on March 12, 1925 in Peking, China.
Sun was survived by his first and second wives, a daughter, and a son, Sun Fo. His first marriage, at the age of 18, to ...
24. Henry Carvill
Actor | To Hell with the Kaiser!
Henry Carvill was born on May 11, 1866 in St. Mary's, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was an actor, known for To Hell with the Kaiser! (1918), The Great Victory, Wilson or the Kaiser? The Fall of the Hohenzollerns (1919) and The Turn of the Wheel (1918). He died on March 11, 1941 in London, England.
25. Louis Morrison
Actor | Rumpelstiltskin
Louis Morrison was born on February 8, 1866 in Portland, Maine, USA. He was an actor, known for Rumpelstiltskin (1915), Peter Pan (1924) and The Iron Strain (1915). He was married to Elizabeth De Witt. He died on April 22, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
27. Helen Lowell
Actress | Maybe It's Love
Helen Lowell was born on June 2, 1866 in New York City, New York, USA as Helen Lowell Robb. She was an actress, known for Maybe It's Love (1935), Devil Dogs of the Air (1935) and Racketeers in Exile (1937). She died on June 28, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
28. Reginald Barlow
Actor | Bride of Frankenstein
Reginald Barlow was born on June 17, 1866 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Big Cage (1933) and Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936). He was married to Carol Brown and Selma Rose. He died on July 6, 1943 in Hollywood, California, ...
30. Rudolf Biebrach
Actor | Auf der Alm, da gibt's ka Sünd
Rudolf Biebrach was born on November 24, 1866 in Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony. He was an actor and director, known for Auf der Alm, da gibt's ka Sünd (1915), Die rollende Kugel (1919) and Das Maskenfest des Lebens (1918). He died on September 5, 1938 in Berlin, Germany.
33. Edith Ellis
Writer | Quand on est belle
Edith Ellis was born in Coldwater, Michigan, to Edward C Ellis, playwright and actor, and Ruth McCarty Ellis, an actress. She claimed she was born to the stage, her first part was at age 6, and by 10 she was a star. Two plays were written for her before she was 12 years old. Several times she was ...
35. George Ade
Writer | Freshman Love
American writer, newspaper columnist, and playwright George Ade was first and foremost a self described Hoosier. Ade was born in Kentland, Indiana, one of seven children raised by John and Adaline Ade. While attending Purdue University, he met and started a lifelong friendship with cartoonist and ...
37. Wilfred Buckland
Production Designer | Hawthorne of the U.S.A.
His only son, Bill, when an adult, had psychological problems which resulted in his treatment with electric shock therapy. Because of this, Bill needed constant care, which became his father's sole responsibility after Bill's mother's death. Despondent, the elderly Wilfred shot his son in the head ...
39. Frank Andrews
Writer | The Daddy of Them All
Frank Andrews was born on July 25, 1866 in Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Daddy of Them All (1914), The Nightingale (1914) and The Warrens of Virginia (1924). He was married to Ethel B. Andrews. He died on August 31, 1948 in New York, New York, USA.
42. Macklyn Arbuckle
Actor | The Thoroughbred
Macklyn Arbuckle was born on July 9, 1866 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Thoroughbred (1925), That Old Gang of Mine (1925) and The County Chairman (1914). He was married to Mrs. Macklyn Arbuckle. He died on April 1, 1931 in Waddington, New York, USA.
Actor | She
A great classical and modern drama stage Performer from 1890, best remembered for playing the role of 'Don Quixote' on stage and screen, first appearing on film in 'The Girl Who Didn't Care' for the Barker Film Company in 1916 from then on often seen in supporting roles and few starring roles ...
Actress | Lisboa
A great name of the Portuguese theatre, Adelina Abranches was paid a national homage at the Teatro São Luiz as of 1928, and in the presence of General Carmona, the President of the Republic himself. And yet there had been nothing to suggest that Margarida Adelina, born into very poor Lisbon family ...
45. William Carr
Assistant Director | Wedding Rings
William Carr was born on August 6, 1866 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Wedding Rings (1929), Those Who Dance (1930) and Love and Treachery (1912). He was married to Mary Carr (I). He died on February 13, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
46. Charles Rock
Actor | Vice Versa
Charles Rock was born on May 30, 1866 in Velore, East Indies as Arthur Charles Rock de Fabeck. He was an actor, known for Vice Versa (1916), The Prisoner of Zenda (1915) and Carry On (1919). He was married to Constance Helen Wilkie Jones (aka Miss Cybel Wynne). He died on July 12, 1919 in London, ...
47. Sylvia Grey
Actress | Comment j'ai tué mon enfant
Sylvia Grey was born on May 18, 1866 in London, England. She was an actress, known for Comment j'ai tué mon enfant (1925) and Le secret de Rosette Lambert (1920). She was married to C.D. Stewart and Dick Fenwick (Queensland rancher). She died on May 6, 1958 in London.