Date of Death between 1920-01-01 and 1920-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Olive Thomas
Actress | Beatrice Fairfax
Oliveretta Elaine Duffy was born on October 20, 1894, in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. Olive, as she was known to family and friends, did not have much of a childhood. Life in industrial Pittsburgh was depressing and grim with its smoky factories and hard living. She married Bernard Krug Thomas at the ...
Today screen actor Robert (Bobby) Harron is one of Hollywood's forgotten souls, although he was a huge celebrity in his time and graced some of the silent screen's most enduring masterpieces. A talented, charismatic star in his heyday, Bobby had everything going for him but died far too young to ...
Actor | The Count of Monte Cristo
James O'Neill was born on November 15, 1847 in Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland. He was an actor, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1913), West Is West (1920) and The Grain of Dust (1918). He was married to Ellen Quinlan. He died on August 10, 1920 in New London, Connecticut, USA.
Actress | Scarlet Days
Clarine Seymour born to Albert and Florence Seymour in Brooklyn, New York in 1898. Her father ran a ribbon manufacturing business, in 1917 her father became so ill that he had no choice but to close his successful business and so Clarine secured work through the Thanhouser Film Company, which was ...
5. Harry Solter
Actor | The Taming of the Shrew
Harry Solter was born on November 19, 1873 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Harry Lewis Solter. He was a director and actor, known for The Taming of the Shrew (1908), Blind Man's Bluff (1916) and The Lash of Power (1917). He was married to Florence Lawrence. He died on March 2, 1920 in El Paso, Texas...
Actor | The Great Air Robbery
Ormer Locklear was born on October 28, 1891 in Greenville, Texas, USA as Ormer Leslie Locklear. He is known for his work on The Great Air Robbery (1919), The Skywayman (1920) and Screen Snapshots, Series 1, No. 7 (1920). He was married to Ruby Graves. He died on August 2, 1920 in Los Angeles, ...
8. Marcia Moore
Actress | Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz
Marcia Moore was born on December 12, 1891 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz (1910), The Land of Oz (1910) and The Second in Command (1915). She was married to John Thomas Davis Jr and Joseph Swerling aka Joe Siverling. She died on June 28, ...
10. Hazel Neason
Actress | The Garden of Fate
Hazel Neason was born on August 16, 1891 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for The Garden of Fate (1910), Ida's Christmas (1912) and The Girl Reporter's Big Scoop (1912). She was married to Albert E. Smith. She died on January 24, 1920 in New York City, New York...
11. Suzanne Grandais
Actress | Graziella la gitane
Suzanne Grandais was born on June 14, 1893 in Paris, France as Suzanne Gueudret. She was an actress, known for Graziella, the Gypsy (1912), Le mystère des roches de Kador (1912) and L'essor (1921). She died on August 28, 1920 in Vaudoy-en-Brie, Seine-et-Marne, France.
12. Jim Colosimo
Notorious Chicago gangster--and one of the last of the "Mustache Petes", a nickname given to the old-line Italian gangsters by the "Young Turks" trying to take over--Giacomo "Big Jim" Colosimo was born in Colosimi, Italy. His family emigrated to Chicago in 1895, where "Big Jim" got an early start ...
13. 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 Frances Russell, Mrs. Hal Reid and Marylee (Mae) Withers. He died on May 22, 1920...
Writer | Nazarín
Spanish novelist Benito Perez Galdos was born in Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands, in 1843 to a wealthy family. He was sent to an English school in the Canary Islands, and later he studied law at the University of Madrid. Although he graduated with a law degree, the practice of law never ...
15. Mario Caserini
Director | Romeo e Giulietta
Mario Caserini was born on February 26, 1874 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and actor, known for Romeo and Juliet (1908), Capitan Fracassa (1919) and The Last Days of Pompeii (1913). He was married to Maria Caserini. He died on November 17, 1920 in Rome.
Writer | Sacred Silence
Author and playwright Anna Alice Chapin was born on December 16, 1880, at Newport, New York, to Dr. Frederick Windle Chapin and Anna Jenkins Hoppin. She would go on to be a popular writer of novels, short stories and fairy tales. Chapin collaborated with Glen MacDonough on the libretto "Babes in ...
20. Ned Finley
Actor | Britton of the Seventh
Ned Finley was born on July 10, 1870 in Virginia, USA as Charles Campbell Hammit. He was an actor and director, known for Britton of the Seventh (1916), O'Garry of the Royal Mounted (1915) and The Leading Lady (1913). He died on September 27, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA.
23. Max Weber
Max Weber was born on April 21, 1864 in Erfurt, Germany. He died on June 14, 1920 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Self | Following the Flag in Mexico
Born into a wealthy cattle-ranching family, Venustiano Carranza followed in his father's footsteps and joined the Mexican army. He became a supporter of Francisco I. Madero in Madero's efforts to overthrow the dictatorship of Gen. Porfirio Díaz. When this proved successful, Madero appointed ...
25. Aurelio Sidney
Actor | Ultus, the Man from the Dead
Aurelio Sidney was born on April 17, 1880 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia as Aurele William Edmund Labat de Lambert. He was an actor and director, known for Ultus, the Man from the Dead (1915), El león (1920) and Mátame (1920). He died on May 15, 1920 in Sitges, Barcelona, ...
27. Gladys Field
Actress | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Gladys Field was born in 1889 in San Francisco, California, USA as Gladys Wesley. She was an actress, known for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), The Bad Man's Christmas Gift (1910) and The Railroad and the Widow (1912). She was married to John M. O'Brien. She died on August 13, 1920 in Mount Vernon,...
28. Mollie McConnell
Actress | Bare Fists
Mollie McConnell was born on September 24, 1865 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Bare Fists (1919), The Missionary Box (1913) and The Neglected Wife (1917). She was married to William A. McConnell and Sherwood MacDonald. She died on December 9, 1920 in Los Angeles, ...
32. Ludwig Ganghofer
Writer | Der Jäger von Fall
Ludwig Ganghofer was a German Heimat-writer. More than 34 of his novels were made into films. He was born in Kauftbeuren, Bavaria, Germany, as the son of the Bavarian Ministerialrat August Ganghofer and Caroline (born as Louis). After graduating from high school he worked as a mechanic in Augsburg....
34. Gabrielle Réjane
Actress | Madame Sans-Gêne
Gabrielle Réjane was born on June 6, 1856 in Paris, France as Gabrielle Charlotte Réju. She was an actress, known for Madame Sans-Gêne (1911), Madame Sans-Gêne (1900) and Miarka, the Child of the Bear (1920). She was married to Paul Porel. She died on June 14, 1920 in Paris.
39. Gilda Langer
Actress | Der Herr der Liebe
Gilda Langer was born in Oderfurt (now Privoz). Not much is known about her background, but around 1915 she met screenwriter Carl Mayer in Vienna. It seems he fell in love with her and took her to Berlin, where she was engaged at the Residenz-Theater in 1917.
In the same year she played in the movie...
46. George Gipp
George Gipp was born on February 18, 1895 in Laurium, Michigan, USA. He died on December 14, 1920 in South Bend, Indiana, USA.
47. A.E. George
Actor | Henry VIII
A.E. George was born on July 22, 1869 in Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England as Albert Edward George. He was an actor, known for Henry VIII (1911), Brigadier Gerard (1915) and The Vicar of Wakefield (1916). He was married to Annie Webster. He died on November 10, 1920 in London, England.
50. Félicien Trewey
Actor | La transformation d'un chapeau
Félicien Trewey was born on May 23, 1848 in Angoulême, Charente, France. He was an actor, known for La transformation d'un chapeau (1897), Écriture à l'envers (1896) and Danseuses des rues (1896). He died on December 2, 1920 in Asnières-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France.