Birth Date between 1867-01-01 and 1867-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

American theatrical producer who brought the revue to spectacular heights under the slogan "Glorifying the American Girl." During the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, Ziegfeld managed bodybuilder Eugen Sandow (billed as the Great Sandow). In 1896 he turned to theatrical management. ...

2. Lionel Belmore

Actor | Frankenstein

Lionel Belmore was born on May 12, 1867 in Wimbledon, London, England. He was an actor and director, known for Frankenstein (1931), The Vampire Bat (1933) and Bardelys the Magnificent (1926). He was married to Emmeline Florence Carder. He died on January 30, 1953 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, ...

3. Hobart Bosworth

Actor | The Big Parade

Hobart Bosworth--pioneering movie director, writer, producer and actor--was born Hobart Van Zandt Bosworth on August 11, 1867, in Marietta, OH. He was a direct descendant of Miles Standish and John and Priscilla Alden on his father's side and of New York's Van Zandt family, the first Dutch settlers...

4. Laura Ingalls Wilder

Writer | Little House on the Prairie

Born Laura Elizabeth Ingalls in Wisconsin in 1867, she spent her childhood as a "pioneer girl, " settling in Wisconsin (twice), Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota by the time she was twelve years old. Her family stayed in South Dakota, or Dakota Territory as it was known, and in ...

5. Queen Mary

Self | Their Imperial Majesties in Bombay

Queen Mary was born Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes Mary in Kensington Palace on May 26, 1867 to Duke Francis and Duchess Mary of Teck. Young Mary was the great-granddaughter of George III and a second cousin to Queen Victoria.

She and her family lived a quiet life in ...

6. Carl Laemmle

Bride of Frankenstein

The roots of Universal Pictures can rightfully be traced back to 1906 when Carl Laemmle returned home to Chicago after a stint as a bookkeeper in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and opened up a chain of nickelodeons. This in turn led to the ambitious 39-year-old organizing a film exchange network he boldly ...

7. Albert Bassermann

Actor | Foreign Correspondent

Classically-trained actor, former chemist, whose formative years on the stage were spent in Bern (Switzerland) and, from 1909, the Deutsches Theater Berlin under Max Reinhardt's direction. Specialised in Shakespearean roles ('Richard III', 'Hamlet') and was a famous interpreter of the plays of ...

8. Charles Urban

Producer | Britain Prepared

Charles Urban was born on April 14, 1867 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Carl Urban. He was a producer and director, known for Britain Prepared (1915), The Tempest (1905) and Combatting the Elements (1921). He was married to Ada Aline Jones and Julia Avery. He died on August 29, 1942 in Brighton, East ...

9. Joe Keaton

Actor | Sherlock Jr.

Joe Keaton and wife Myra were grade-Z vaudeville performers in the early 1900s. Their son Buster joined the act when he was only a few months old. The act was a rough-and-tumble one, with Buster being thrown around on stage most of the time. As the years went by, Joe Keaton became an alcoholic, ...

10. Flora Finch

Actress | The Cat and the Canary

Flora Finch was born in London, England, on June 17, 1867. After spending time on the legitimate stage, she began to make films, and was one of the early comedy stars of the silent-film era. Her first film was Mrs. Jones Entertains (1909). After making nine more films she began appearing with ...

11. Eugen Sandow

Self | Ringkämpfer

Sandow was already a great admirer of Greek and Roman statues of gladiators and mythical heroes when his father took him to Italy as a boy. By the time he was 19, he was already performing strongman stunts in side shows. The legendary Florenz Ziegfeld saw the young strongman and hired him for his ...

12. Frank Lloyd Wright


Frank Lloyd Wright was one of America's most famous architects who introduced his concept of "Organic architecture" and designed such landmarks as the Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum of Art.

He was born Frank Lincoln Wright on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, USA, into a family of...

13. James A. Marcus

Actor | Sadie Thompson

James A. Marcus was born on January 21, 1867 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Sadie Thompson (1928), The Eagle (1925) and Oliver Twist (1922). He was married to Lillian Hathaway. He died on October 15, 1937 in Hollywood, California, USA.

14. Alec B. Francis

Actor | Oliver Twist

Alec B. Francis was born on December 2, 1867 in London, England as Alec Budd Francis. He was an actor and director, known for Oliver Twist (1933), The Terror (1928) and The Circle (1925). He was married to Lucy Francis (nee Bowers) 1862 - 1953. He died on July 6, 1934 in Hollywood, California, USA.

15. Maria Sklodowska-Curie

Maria Sklodowska-Curie was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Maria Salomea Sklodowska. She was married to Pierre Curie. She died on July 4, 1934 in Sancellemoz, Haute-Savoie, France.

16. John Galsworthy

Writer | The Skin Game

John Galsworthy was born on August 14, 1867 in Kingston Hill, Surrey, England. He was a writer and actor, known for The Skin Game (1931), That Forsyte Woman (1949) and The Stranger (1924). He was married to Ada Nemesis Pearson Cooper. He died on January 31, 1933 in Grove Lodge, Hampshire, England.

17. Lyn Harding

Actor | The Speckled Band

Born in St Brides Wentlooge (now in Gwent), Wales, UK, where he was brought up as a strict Congregationalist and a Welsh speaker. He started his working life as an apprentice draper in Newport, Wales, and was drawn to an acting career after seeing "It's Never Too Late to Mend" at the Old Victoria ...

18. Luigi Pirandello

Writer | Ma non è una cosa seria

Luigi Pirandello was born on June 28, 1867 in Girgenti, Sicily, Italy. He was a writer, known for Ma non è una cosa seria (1937), Times Gone By (1952) and Der Mann, der nicht nein sagen kann (1938). He was married to Antonietta Portulano. He died on December 10, 1936 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

19. Herbert Prior

Actor | Why Girls Go Back Home

Herbert Prior was born on July 2, 1867 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Why Girls Go Back Home (1926), Creaking Stairs (1919) and Great Expectations (1917). He was married to Mabel Trunnelle. He died on October 3, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. James Corrigan

Actor | The White Sin

James Corrigan was born on October 17, 1867 in Dayton, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The White Sin (1924), The Law Forbids (1924) and A Slave of Fashion (1925). He was married to Lillian Elliott. He died on February 28, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

21. Helen Marlborough

Actress | The Tongues of Men

Helen Marlborough born Helen Viola Gleason in 1867 in California, became well-known in American comedy and drama theatre from the 1880s, short plump lady in few film roles, first playing her debut role in a brilliant performance as Mrs. Wright in 'The Wild Goose Chase' directed by Cecil B. De Mille...

22. William Burress

Actor | The Scarlet Pimpernel

William Burress was born on August 19, 1867 in Newcomerstown, Ohio, USA as William Rosenberry Burris. He was an actor, known for The Scarlet Pimpernel (1917), Kultur (1918) and The World Changes (1933). He was married to Carrie May O'Brien. He died on October 30, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, ...

23. Gustaf Mannerheim

Self | Finnland im Kampf: Ein kleines Volk wehrt sich

Gustaf Mannerheim was born on June 4, 1867 in Askainen, Finland as Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim. He was married to Anastasia Arapova. He died on January 27, 1951 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland.

24. Edwards Davis

Actor | The Daughter of MacGregor

Edwards Davis was born on June 17, 1867 in Santa Clara, California, USA as Cader Edwards Davis. He is known for his work on The Daughter of MacGregor (1916), The Strength of the Weak (1916) and Love in the Rough (1930). He was married to Jule Power. He died on May 17, 1936 in Hollywood, California.

25. J. Gordon Edwards

Director | The Queen of Sheba

Began as an actor, then as director and producer at the Suburban Garden Theatre in St. Louis, then at the Academy of Music in New York, where he was hired by William Fox to direct films in 1914. He directed 22 films starring Theda Bara, who called him "the nicest director I ever worked with." His ...

26. Arturo Toscanini

Soundtrack | Awham Alhoub

Arturo Toscanini was the most celebrated conductor of his time, considered by many to be the greatest conductor of the twentieth century. He revolutionized musical interpretation by frequently insisting that his orchestras play the music exactly as written, a highly unusual practice in the ...

27. Caleb Porter

Actor | Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Caleb Porter was born on September 1, 1867 in Marylebone, London, England as Caleb Thomas George Porter. He was an actor, known for Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot (1913), Kismet (1914) and The Real Thing at Last (1916). He was married to Kitty de Legh and Jessie Hannah Neil. He died on March 13,...

28. Spottiswoode Aitken

Actor | The Americano

Spottiswoode Aitken was born on April 16, 1867 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Frank Spottiswoode Aitken. He was an actor and writer, known for The Americano (1916), The White Circle (1920) and The Birth of a Nation (1915). He was married to Marion Dana Jones. He died on February 26, 1933 in Los Angeles,...

29. Louise Lester

Actress | Calamity Anne's Dream

Louise Lester was born on August 8, 1867 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Louise M. Hartmann. She was an actress and writer, known for Calamity Anne's Dream (1913), Calamity Anne's Sacrifice (1913) and Calamity Anne, Detective (1913). She was married to Frank Beal and Jack Richardson. She died on ...

30. E.F. Benson

Writer | Three Dangerous Ladies

Born the son of the Archbishop of Canterbury, E.F. Benson was a prolific writer of novels, ghost stories and biographies. Best known for the delightful '"Mapp & Lucia"' tales of two genteel ladies and their battles for social status.

31. A. Bromley Davenport

Actor | The Flight Commander

The great English character star A. Bromley Davenport born Arthur Henry Bromley-Davenport in Baginton, Warwickshire in 1867, his father was a well-known conservative politician William Bromley Davenport. Arthur was educated at Eton College, Berkshire. He began his acting career on the London stage ...

32. William Bechtel

Actor | The Three Musketeers: Part 1

William Bechtel was born on June 12, 1867 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for The Three Musketeers: Part 1 (1911), The Lurking Peril (1919) and It Is Never Too Late to Mend (1913). He was married to Mrs. William Bechtel. He died on October 27, 1930 in Hollywood, California, USA.

33. William Courtleigh

Actor | Madame X

William Courtleigh was born on June 28, 1867 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Madame X (1920), Eyes of Youth (1919) and The Birth of Character (1916). He was married to Edna Conroy (actress). He died on December 27, 1930 in Rye, New York, USA.

34. Anne Sutherland

Actress | Kreutzer Sonata

Anne Sutherland was born on March 1, 1867 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She was an actress, known for Kreutzer Sonata (1915), A Woman's Resurrection (1915) and Motherhood (1917). She was married to Harding, Charles. She died on June 22, 1942 in Brentwood, Long Island, New York, USA.

35. William Orlamond

Actor | Camille

Born into a family of touring actors, Orlamond went to America at the end of the 19th century and started playing comedy roles onscreen for the Lubin Company in Philadelphia in 1912. Toward the end of the decade he joined with Metro and stayed with the company for many years. With the advent of ...

36. J. Frank Burke

Actor | The Iced Bullet

J. Frank Burke was born on April 22, 1867 in Hartland, Vermont, USA as John Franklin Burke. He was an actor, known for The Iced Bullet (1917), An Even Break (1917) and Madcap Madge (1917). He died on January 23, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

37. Arnold Bennett

Writer | Battling Jane

Dorothy Cheston bore his out-of-wedlock child.

38. David Graham Phillips

Writer | The Grain of Dust

The son of a leading figure in 19th-century Madison, WI, David Graham Phillips first made his mark as a reporter in Cincinnati and New York (which included an editorial position at The New York World). Unjustly neglected today, Phillips achieved considerable fame as a muckraker, his most notable ...

39. Lew Fields

Actor | The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

Lew Fields was born on January 1, 1867 in New York City, New York, USA as Moses Schanfield. He was an actor, known for The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939), The Barker (1917) and The Delicatessen Shop (1915). He was married to Rose Harris. He died on July 20, 1941 in Beverly Hills, Los ...

40. Charles Mackay

Writer | The Inner Man

Charles Mackay was born on October 15, 1867 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Donald MacKay. He was an actor and writer, known for The Inner Man (1922), The Poison Pen (1919) and Love Without Question (1920). He was married to George Eliot Porter and Lillian Kemble-Cooper. He died on ...

41. Edith Yorke

Actress | Seven Keys to Baldpate

Edith Yorke was born on December 23, 1867 in Croyden, England as Edithe Byard. She was an actress, known for Seven Keys to Baldpate (1925), Seven Keys to Baldpate (1929) and The Belle of Broadway (1926). She died on July 28, 1934 in Southgate, California, USA.

42. Paul Weigel

Actor | The Great Dictator

Paul Weigel was born on February 18, 1867 in Halle an der Saale, Province of Saxony, Prussia. He was an actor, known for The Great Dictator (1940), The Vanishing Legion (1931) and Me und Gott (1918). He died on May 25, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

43. Paul Davidson

Producer | Die Dame in Schwarz

Davidson worked in the garment trade before founding the Allgemeine Kinematographen-Theater Gesellschaft, Union-Theater für lebende und Tonbilder G.m.B.H. (A.K.T.G.) in Frankfurt am Main on 21 March 1906 and opening a cinema, the Union-Theater (U.T.), in Mannheim, Germany, in June the same year. ...

44. Alfred P. James

Actor | Rocky Rhodes

Alfred P. James was born on October 12, 1867 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Alfred Prior James. He was an actor, known for Rocky Rhodes (1934), The Fighting Code (1933) and Cockeyed Cavaliers (1934). He died on October 9, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. George Bunny

Actor | Piccadilly Jim

George Bunny was born on July 13, 1867 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Piccadilly Jim (1919), The Lost World (1925) and The Locked Door (1929). He was married to Anna McCade. He died on April 16, 1952 in Hollywood, California, USA.

46. Tom Lewis

Actor | Steamboat Bill, Jr.

Tom Lewis was born on May 17, 1867 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA as Thomas Lewis Maguire. He was an actor, known for Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928), Enchantment (1921) and Marriage Morals (1923). He died on October 19, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA.

47. J.P. Lockney

Actor | Wee Lady Betty

J.P. Lockney was born on March 17, 1867 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an actor, known for Wee Lady Betty (1917), The Mutiny of the Elsinore (1920) and The Three Musketeers (1916).

49. Soseki Natsume

Writer | Genjitsu

Pictured on the Japanese ¥1000 note.

50. Jack Drumier

Actor | The Dancer's Peril

Jack Drumier was born on October 19, 1867 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for The Dancer's Peril (1917), The Power and the Glory (1918) and The Beautiful Mrs. Reynolds (1918). He died on April 2, 1929 in Clearwater, Florida, USA.

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