Birth Date between 1876-01-01 and 1876-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Clara Blandick

Actress | The Wizard of Oz

Clara Blandick was a character actress who was born aboard an American ship off the coast of Hong Kong on June 4, 1880. Little is known about her early life until she became an actress. Although she appeared in 118 films, she was primarily a stage actress. Clara actually began her film career at a ...

2. Charles Halton

Actor | To Be or Not to Be

A respected stage actor -- he trained at the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts -- since the 1920s, birdlike Charles Halton's thinning hair, rimless glasses and officious manner were familiar to generations of moviegoers. Whether playing the neighborhood busybody, a stern government bureaucrat or ...

3. H.B. Warner

Actor | It's a Wonderful Life

Henry Byron Warner was the definitive cinematic Jesus Christ in Cecil B. DeMille's The King of Kings (1927). He was born into a prominent theatrical family on October 26, 1875 in London. His father was Charles Warner, and his grandfather was James Warner, both prominent English actors. He replaced ...

4. Maria Ouspenskaya

Actress | The Wolf Man

The daughter of a lawyer, Ouspenskaya studied singing at the Warsaw Conservatory and acting at Adasheff's School of the Drama in Moscow. She received her practical training as an actress touring in the Russian provinces. She later joined the Moscow Art Theatre. It was here that she first worked ...

5. Jack London

Writer | The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Jack London was the best-selling, highest paid and most popular American author of his time.

He was born John Griffith Chaney, on January 12, 1876, in San Francisco. He was raised by his mother Flora Wellman and his stepfather John London (he didn't know who his father was until his adulthood). ...

6. Leigh Whipper

Actor | Of Mice and Men

Leigh Whipper was an consummate actor who led an impressive life. Born in South Carolina in 1876, at the end of the Reconstruction Era in which his parents had participated, he was educated in Washington, D.C., attending Howard University, before turning permanently to a life in the theater. At a ...

7. Victor Moore

Actor | Swing Time

Victor Moore was born on February 24, 1876 in Hammonton, New Jersey, USA as Victor Frederick Moore. He was an actor, known for Swing Time (1936), The Seven Year Itch (1955) and Make Way for Tomorrow (1937). He was married to Shirley Paige and Emma Littlefield. He died on July 24, 1962 in East Islip...

8. Beryl Mercer

Actress | The Little Princess

Too short to be a leading lady, Beryl Mercer had a very active and productive career playing motherly characters. She played opposite great leading men, such as Colin Clive, Robert Montgomery, James Cagney, Gary Cooper, Leslie Howard, Spencer Tracy, and Randolph Scott. She also played Queen ...

9. Charlotte Walker

Actress | The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

Texan-born actress Charlotte Walker was the daughter of a wealthy cotton broker, who died when she was eleven. With her siblings she went on to live at a ranch owned by her mother's even more affluent family. In her mid-teens, Charlotte studied drama at Fort Edwards Collegiate Institute. She ...

10. Tex Cooper

Actor | King of the Bullwhip

Tex Cooper was born as Judge Thomas Cooper in Denton, Texas, the son of Wilford Cooper and Lemon Pair. Tex had siblings Walter and George Cooper. His parents were farmers and hailed from Bradley County, Tennessee. Tex's trademark in the movies was his Buffalo Bill lookalike appearance. His ...

11. Mack Swain

Actor | The Gold Rush

Mack Swain was born in 1876 and soon became a talented vaudevillian. In 1913 he was hired by Mack Sennett and appeared in a few Mabel Normand pictures until a year later he became even bigger when 'Charlie Chaplin' arrived at the Keystone Studio. Swain later created a character by the name of ...

12. Maurice Tourneur

Director | Au nom de la loi

Screenwriter and director Maurice Tourneur was born Maurice Thomas in the Parisian suburb of Belleville on February 2, 1873, the son of a jewelry merchant. He was trained and employed as a graphic designer and a magazine illustrator as a young man. After serving in a French artillery unit in ...

13. Berton Churchill

Actor | Stagecoach

Berton Churchill was born on December 9, 1876 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Stagecoach (1939), The County Chairman (1935) and Sweethearts (1938). He was married to Harriet Gardner. He died on October 10, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA.

14. William Farnum

Actor | Samson and Delilah

William Farnum was born the son of G.D. Farnum and Adela Le Gros, actors who trained their William and his two brothers, Dustin Farnum and Marshall Farnum, in their profession. William made his stage debut at the age of 10 in Richmond, Virginia, in a production of "Julius Caesar" starring Edwin ...

15. May Hallatt

Actress | Black Narcissus

May Hallatt was born on May 1, 1876 in Scarborough, England as Marie Effie Hullatt. She was an actress, known for Black Narcissus (1947), Separate Tables (1958) and Me and My Girl (1939). She died on May 20, 1969 in London, England.

16. Frank Darien

Actor | The Grapes of Wrath

Frank Darien was born on March 18, 1876 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Frank Guderian. He was an actor, known for The Grapes of Wrath (1940), The Whip Hand (1951) and Arkansas Judge (1941). He died on October 20, 1955 in Hollywood, California, USA.

17. Clarence Wilson

Actor | You Can't Take It with You

Clarence Wilson was born on November 17, 1876 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Clarence Hummel Wilson. He was an actor, known for You Can't Take It with You (1938), The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) and The Penguin Pool Murder (1932). He died on October 5, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

18. Ernest Cossart

Actor | Kitty Foyle

Ernest Cossart came to Hollywood to play a succession of butlers, valets and man-servants with names like Binns, Jeepers or Brassett. In fact, if you saw Angel (1937) or Letter of Introduction (1938), you may have assumed that he simply stepped from one movie set to another. Always at home donning ...

19. Arthur V. Johnson

Actor | The Beloved Adventurer

Arthur V. Johnson was born on February 2, 1876 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Arthur Vaughen Johnson. He was an actor and director, known for The Beloved Adventurer (1914), Annie Rowley's Fortune (1913) and The Adventures of Dollie (1908). He was married to Maude Webb. He died on January 17, 1916 in ...

20. Si Jenks

Actor | Zorro's Black Whip

Si Jenks was born on September 23, 1876 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA as Howard Jenkins. He was an actor, known for Zorro's Black Whip (1944), The Cowboy Star (1936) and Oregon Trail (1945). He was married to Lilian Hartford. He died on January 6, 1970 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California,...

21. Rosa Valetti

Actress | M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

Rosa Valetti was born the daughter of industrialist Felix Vallentin, and was the sister of Hermann Vallentin. She first appeared on the Berlin stage and later also in Paris, Bruxelles and Vienna. During the first WW she worked for Ludwig Roth, her first husband, at the Residenz-Theater in Berlin. ...

22. Cecilia Loftus

Actress | The Blue Bird

Cecilia Loftus was born on October 22, 1876 in Glasgow, Scotland as Marie Cecilia Loftus Brown. She was an actress, known for The Blue Bird (1940), A Lady of Quality (1913) and East Lynne (1931). She was married to Dr. A.H. Waterman and Justin Huntly McCarthy. She died on July 12, 1943 in New York ...

23. Henry Hall

Actor | The Ape Man

Henry Hall was born on November 5, 1876 in Washington Township, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA as Henry Leonard Hall. He was an actor, known for The Ape Man (1943), Hot Curves (1930) and Murder by Television (1935). He was married to Emma S. He died on December 11, 1954 in Woodland Hills, Los ...

24. Georgia Caine

Actress | The Count of Monte Cristo

Georgia Caine was born on October 30, 1876 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1934), Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) and Ridin' on a Rainbow (1941). She was married to Alphonzo Bell Hudson and Charles Winters. She died on April 4, 1964 in ...

25. George Sidney

Actor | Around the Corner

George Sidney was born on March 18, 1876 in Nagynichal, Hungary as Sammy Greenfield. He was an actor, known for Around the Corner (1930), Sweet Daddies (1926) and The Auctioneer (1927). He was married to Carey Weber. He died on April 29, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

26. Joseph M. Schenck

Sherlock Jr.

People liked Joseph M. Schenck. Anyone who knew both him and his brother Nicholas Schenck would comment on how different they were. He came to New York in 1893 and, with his younger brother, built a drugstore business. They risked some profits and made more money in amusement parks. Marcus Loew ...

27. John Elliott

Actor | Roarin' Guns

John Hugh Elliott was born July 5th 1876 to Sarah E. Norris (07/04/1845-02/21/1897) and Jehue S. Elliott (9/21/1845-8/18/1916) in Keosauqua. He had three sisters, Elizabeth (3/7/1869-01/18/1916), Fanny (10/31/1871-02/24/1897), and Nina (03/15/1887-05/26/1958). In Febuary 1897, Typhoid Fever hit the...

28. Eveline Kirkwood-Hackett

Actress | Last Holiday

Eveline Kirkwood-Hackett was born in July 1876 in West Hartlepool, England as Eveline Mary Kirkwood. She was an actress, known for Last Holiday (1950) and Another Shore (1948). She died on February 8, 1968 in Dublin, Ireland.

29. Mata Hari

Born Margaretha Geertruida Zelle on August 7 1876, the only daughter of a Dutch hat-maker, she seemed unlikely to later become the Mata Hari, the most infamous double agent in spy history. She answered an advertisement in the local paper placed by Rudolph MacLeod, a career military man in need of a...

30. Ilka Grüning

Actress | Peer Gynt

Ilka Grüning was born on September 4, 1876 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. She is known for her work on Peer Gynt (1919), Figaros Hochzeit (1920) and Words and Music (1948). She died on November 11, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

31. Oscar Beregi Sr.

Actor | Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse

Oscar Beregi Sr. was born on January 24, 1876 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary as Berger Oszkár. He was an actor, known for The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933), Camille (1926) and Kísértetek vonata (1933). He was married to Piroska Lázár and Amália Adler. He died on October 18, 1965 in ...

32. James Kirkwood

Director | In Wrong

A veteran stage actor, James Kirkwood entered films in 1909 as an actor and was soon playing leads in many of D.W. Griffith's early pictures. He turned to directing in 1912, and by 1914 was the favorite director of Mary Pickford, with whom he made nine films; he also co-starred in three of them. ...

33. Edward Martindel

Actor | The Duchess of Buffalo

Edward Martindel was born on July 8, 1876 in Hamilton, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Duchess of Buffalo (1926), On Trial (1928) and Clarence (1922). He was married to Jane. He died on May 4, 1955 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

35. Hallene Hill

Actress | The Search for Bridey Murphy

Hallene Hill was born on September 12, 1876 in Kirksville, Missouri, USA as Hallene Christian Hill. She was an actress, known for The Search for Bridey Murphy (1956), Hello, Everybody! (1933) and Tramp, Tramp, Tramp! (1942). She died on January 6, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

36. Irene Franklin

Actress | Blazing Barriers

Irene Franklin was born on June 13, 1876 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Blazing Barriers (1937), Registered Nurse (1934) and The Women in His Life (1933). She was married to Jerry Overton Jarnigan and Burton Green. She died on June 16, 1941 in Englewood, New Jersey, ...

37. Ben F. Wilson

Actor | The Power God

Ben F. Wilson, the prolific actor and director of the silent era, was born on July 7, 1876, in Corning, NY. His career as an actor began as most other thespians did in that era--as a member of a theatrical stock company. The stock companies that employed Wilson worked the East Coast circuits.

The ...

38. Mary Gish

Actress | Judith of Bethulia

Mary Gish was born on September 16, 1876 in the USA as Mary Robinson McConnell. She was an actress, known for Judith of Bethulia (1914), Hearts of the World (1918) and Letters Entangled (1915). She was married to James Leigh de Guiche. She died on September 16, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA.

39. Henry MacRae

Director | Detective Lloyd

Henry MacRae was born on August 29, 1876 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Henry Alexander MacRae. He was a director and producer, known for Detective Lloyd (1932), The Lost Special (1932) and Danger Island (1931). He was married to Mary O'Neill and Margaret Oswald. He died on October 2, 1944 in ...

40. Franz Osten

Director | Achhut Kanya

Franz Osten was born on December 23, 1876 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany as Franz Ostermayr. He was a director, known for Achhut Kanya (1936), Der Ochsenkrieg (1920) and Der gelbe Gaukler (1920). He died on December 2, 1956 in Bad Aibling, Bavaria.

41. Amy Veness

Actress | Lorna Doone

Amy Veness was born on February 26, 1876 in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England. She was an actress, known for Lorna Doone (1934), Oliver Twist (1948) and Hobson's Choice (1931). She was married to Basil Springett. She died on September 22, 1960 in Saltdean, Sussex, England.

42. Frank Ball

Actor | The Man from New Mexico

Frank Ball was born on May 25, 1876 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Francis Mallory Ball. He was an actor, known for The Man from New Mexico (1932), The New Frontier (1935) and Gun Lords of Stirrup Basin (1937). He was married to Alice Noble. He died in March 1968 in Washington.

43. Larry Wheat

Actor | Back Home and Broke

Larry Wheat was born on October 20, 1876 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA as Lawrence Wheat. He was an actor, known for Back Home and Broke (1922), The Ne'er-Do-Well (1923) and Irene (1926). He died on August 7, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. Walter C. Hackett

Writer | Road House

Remembered for "White Sister" written with Francis Marion Crawford, "It Pays to Advertise" written with Roi Cooper Megrue and "Captain Applejack".

46. Monroe Salisbury

Actor | The Squaw Man

Monroe Salisbury was born Orange Salisbury Cash, the son of David Cash and Ellen Louise Salisbury Cash, and grandson of Aaron Cash and Ann Roat Cash of Evans, Erie County, New York. He grew up with two sisters, Adelaide Mary Cash and Anna Louise Cash. By 1900, he was a working actor supporting his ...

48. E.L. Park

Actor | Behind That Curtain

E.L. Park was born on March 10, 1876 in San Francisco, California, USA as Edward L. Park. He was an actor, known for Behind That Curtain (1929). He was married to Oie Chan. He died on June 10, 1948 in Los Angeles, California.

49. Aggie Herring

Actress | Oliver Twist

Aggie Herring was born on February 4, 1876 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Oliver Twist (1922), Among Those Present (1921) and A Blind Bargain (1922). She was married to Jess Herring. She died on October 28, 1939 in Santa Monica, California.

50. Brinsley Shaw

Actor | Bucking the Truth

Brinsley Shaw was born on March 18, 1876 in New York City, New York, USA as Sheldon Brinsley Shaw. He was an actor and director, known for Bucking the Truth (1926), Sunlight and Shadows (1916) and The Last of the Duanes (1924). He was married to Helene C. He died on July 3, 1931 in New York City.


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