Date of Death between 1936-01-01 and 1936-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Max Schreck
Max Schreck was born in Berlin. He worked in an apprenticeship until his father's death before enrolling into a school for acting. He toured the country with his peers and was a member of several theaters until he became a part of Max Reinhardt's group of innovative German actors. He played mostly ...
2. John Gilbert
Actor | Downstairs
John Gilbert was born into a show-business family - his father was a comic with the Pringle Stock Company. By 1915 John was an extra with Thomas H. Ince's company and a lead player by 1917. In those days he was assistant director, actor or screenwriter. He also tried his hand at directing. By 1919 ...
Actor | The Birth of a Nation
Henry B. Walthall was a respected stage actor who became a favorite of pioneering film director D.W. Griffith. Born in 1878 in Alabama, Walthall embarked on a law career but quit law school in 1898 to enlist in the US Army in order to fight in the Spanish-American War. Returning from the war he ...
5. James Murray
Actor | The Crowd
Sometimes the early tragic death of a Hollywood actor can lead to immortality, as in the cases of icons James Dean and Marilyn Monroe--and, to a somewhat lesser extent, little Bobby Driscoll, who died a Skid Row bum in the streets, a victim of drug addiction. Not so for actor James Murray, whose ...
Writer | Red Sonja
Robert E. Howard created Conan the Barbarian in a series of short stories and novels in the 1930's. Born in Peaster, Texas, he was raised in Cross Plains. His fiction was carried in pulp magazines of the time such as Weird Tales, and H.P. Lovecraft was a friend and admirer of his. He committed ...
Writer | The Trap
Irving Grant Thalberg was born in New York City, to Henrietta (Haymann) and William Thalberg, who were of German Jewish descent. He had a bad heart, having contracted rheumatic fever as a teenager and was plagued with other ailments all of his life. He was quite intelligent with a thirst for ...
Writer | The Man Who Would Be King
Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, the son of John Lockwood Kipling, a museum director and author and illustrator. This was at the height of the "British Raj", so he was brought up by Indian nurses ("ayahs"), who taught him something of the beliefs and tongues of India. He was ...
Actor | The Racket
Sadly, this once-popular silent screen star and older matinée idol for Paramount Studios, is all but forgotten today. Thomas "Tommy" Meighan was one of the rulers of the Hollywood roost, between the years 1915 and 1928. He was born in Pittsburgh, his father a president of a major manufacturing ...
11. Hugh Buckler
Actor | The Jungle Princess
Hugh C. Buckler, born in Southgate in 1870, some sources say 1881. Highly well-known classical stage actor, often performed with Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree at the 'His Majesty's Theatre in London from 1890, such plays as 'A Lady of Lyons', 'Antony and Cleopatra' and 'The Tempest'. Smart handsome ...
12. Marilyn Miller
Actress | Her Majesty, Love
"Look for the Silver Lining" became the appropriate signature song for one of Broadways's most popular musical stage stars of the 1920s, Marilyn Miller, for she embodied a vibrant, child-like optimism in her very best "happily ever after" showcases. Such happiness, however, did not extend into her ...
13. G.K. Chesterton
Writer | Father Brown
Prolific English poet, novelist, essayist G (ilbert) K(eith) Chesterton was born in London on 29 May 1874. He was traditional, extolling the virtues of the 'little man', and the romantic, pre-modern past. He rejected the experimental in art as well as life, and distrusted the state and the modern ...
14. Jack McGurn
Jack McGurn was one of gangster Al Capone's most feared and ruthless killers. He picked up the nickname "Machine Gun" because of his proficiency with the new Thompson sub-machine gun - aka Tommy Gun - favored by Chicago gangsters. McGurn - born Vincenzo DeMora -didn't seem bound for a life of crime...
15. Frank Rice
Actor | The Ridin' Kid from Powder River
Frank Rice was born on May 13, 1892 in Muskegon, Michigan, USA as Frank Thomas Rice. He was an actor, known for The Ridin' Kid from Powder River (1924), The Squaw Man (1931) and The Last Round-Up (1934). He was married to Louise. He died on January 9, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
16. O.P. Heggie
Actor | Bride of Frankenstein
O.P. Heggie was born on September 17, 1877 in Angaston, South Australia, Australia as Oliver Peters Heggie. He was an actor, known for Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) and Smilin' Through (1932). He was married to Lilian Clara Rogers. He died on February 7, 1936 in Los...
17. Edmund Breese
Actor | Duck Soup
Edmund Breese was born on June 18, 1871 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Duck Soup (1933), Platinum Blonde (1931) and Burning Daylight (1928). He was married to Harriet A. Beach and Genevieve Landry. He died on April 6, 1936 in New York City, New York.
19. Irene Fenwick
Actress | The Spendthrift
Irene Fenwick was born Irene Frizzel in Chicago, Illinois on September 5, 1887. She was predominately a stage actress and a fine one at that. Her first film was THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR in 1915. She was to make three more that year, but one in 1916 called A CONEY ISLAND PRINCESS. Her services were, ...
Writer | Shooting Bernarda
Federíco Garcia Lorca was born in the south of Spain (Andalusia) in 1898 and soon became the region's most famous artist. A poet, playwright, artist, musician and lecturer, he wrote groundbreaking plays such as 'Blood Wedding' and 'Yerma'. His support of the Spanish Republic in the 1930s led to his...
21. John Bowers
Actor | Lorna Doone
Began working in films from 1916, becoming a a star within five years of his debut. His frequent co-star was was Marguerite de la Motte, whom he later married. The advent of sound effectively ended his career. Shortly after attending a party, the distraught 50-year-old Bowers committed suicide by ...
22. Alan Crosland
Director | Shadows of the Sea
Director Alan Crosland was birn in New York City on August 10, 1894, into an upper-middle class family, which soon moved to East Orange, NJ, where Alan was reared. His family's finances allowed for him to spend part of his elementary education in England, where he acquired a curious Anglo-American ...
23. William Morris
Actor | Monsieur Lecoq
William Morris was born on January 1, 1861 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as William Henry Morris. He was an actor, known for Monsieur Lecoq (1915), Romeo and Juliet (1916) and The Ocean Waif (1916). He was married to [Henrietta Luna] Etta Hawkins (actress). He died on January 11, 1936 in Los ...
24. John Buckler
Actor | Tarzan Escapes
John Buckler, aged 30, and his father, a well known British actor 'Hugh Buckler', aged 55, were drowned together on the night of Oct. 30, 1936 when their car skidded off the road during a rainstorm and overturned in the waters of Malibu Lake in California. The two men were trapped inside the car ...
25. Arnold Gray
Actor | Bird of Paradise
Arnold Gray was born on April 20, 1899 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Arnold R. Samberg. He was an actor, known for Bird of Paradise (1932), The Flame of the Yukon (1926) and The Dentist (1932). He was married to Josefina Ramos. He died on May 3, 1936 in Alpine, California, USA.
Actor | The Expert
Charles "Chic" Sale was primarily a stage comedian who, although he infrequently appeared on Broadway from 1902-30 and appeared in a handful of silent films, spent the majority of his career treading the boards of vaudeville as a comedian, usually in the persona of "Lem Putt," a carpenter from ...
Actor | Modern Business
Bernard Granville was born on July 4, 1886 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for Modern Business (1930), Love a la Mode (1930) and The Hangover (1931). He was married to Rosina Louisa Timponi, Eleanor Christie and 'Dorothy Dayne'. He died on October 5, 1936 in Hollywood, California,...
28. Maxim Gorky
Writer | Famine
Maksim Gorky is a pseudonym of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov, who was born into a poor Russian family in Nizhnii Novgorod on Volga river. Gorky lost his father at an early age, he was beaten by his stepfather and became an orphan at age 9, when his mother died. He was brought up by his grandmother, ...
29. 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 ...
30. 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.
31. Lottie Pickford
Actress | Fanchon, the Cricket
Lottie Pickford was born on June 9, 1895 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Charlotte Smith. She was an actress, known for Fanchon, the Cricket (1915), White Roses (1910) and Happy Jack, a Hero (1910). She was married to John William Lock, Russel O. Gillard, Allan Forrest and Alfred Rupp. She died on ...
32. Albert Fish
Albert Fish was born on May 19, 1870 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Hamilton Howard Fish. He died on January 16, 1936 in Ossining, New York, USA.
34. Rose Dione
Actress | Freaks
Rose Dione was born October 22, 1875 in Paris, France. Also known as Rosa Dione, Madame Dione and Madamoiselle Dion, there is very little information about her life, but her first appearance in films was in the 1910 French short subject Fleur des Maquis (Flower of the Maquis). She appeared in 68 ...
36. Tammany Young
Actor | Checkers
Tammany Young was born on September 9, 1886 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Checkers (1919), The Foundling (1915) and It's a Gift (1934). He was married to May and Gertrude Savage. He died on April 26, 1936 in Hollywood, California, USA.
37. 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.
38. Marie Walcamp
Actress | Patria
Marie Walcamp was born on July 27, 1894 in Dennison, Ohio. Dennison had a small population and was miles from Canton and Youngstown, the two nearest big cities in the state. Because of its size, the town didn't afford the type of opportunity of fame that Marie wanted. She began to dream of stardom ...
39. Jobyna Howland
Actress | Big City Blues
Jobyna Howland was born on March 31, 1880 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. She was an actress, known for Big City Blues (1932), Once in a Lifetime (1932) and The Cuckoos (1930). She was married to Arthur Stringer. She died on June 7, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
40. Madeleine Guitty
Actress | Zouzou
Madeleine Guitty was born on July 5, 1870 in Corbeil, Seine-et-Oise [now Corbeil-Essonnes, Essonne], France as Marguerite Madeleine Guichard. She was an actress, known for Zouzou (1934), Pas sur la bouche (1931) and Madame Sans-Gêne (1925). She died on April 12, 1936 in Paris, France.
41. Munshi Premchand
Writer | Gaban
He is one of the greatest Hindi writers. His stories gives the correct picture of village realities. He used his stories to great effect for social reforms. He married a child widow Shivarani Devi when widow marriages were considered as a sin in Indian society. He also wrote varios novels voicing ...
42. 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), Der Mann, der nicht nein sagen kann (1938) and Liebeslied (1931). He was married to Antonietta Portulano. He died on December 10, 1936 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
44. Stephen Roberts
Director | The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
Stephen Roberts was born on November 23, 1895 in Summersville, West Virginia, USA. He was a director and writer, known for The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936), Hanging Fire (1926) and Pink Elephants (1926). He was married to Vee Eva Wolf. He died on July 17, 1936 in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, ...
45. Sam Livesey
Actor | The Private Life of Henry VIII.
Sam Livesey was born on October 14, 1873 in Flintshire, Wales as Samuel Livesey. He was an actor, known for The Private Life of Henry VIII. (1933), Young Woodley (1930) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1931). He was married to Cassie Livesey and Margaret Ann Edwards, aka Maggie Edwards. He died ...
46. Paul McCullough
Actor | Music Fiends
Paul McCullough was born on March 27, 1883 in Springfield, Ohio, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Music Fiends (1929), The Diplomats (1929) and The Medicine Men (1929). He was married to Rae E. Carpenter. He died on March 25, 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Actor | The Last of the Duanes
James Bradbury Jr. was born on October 5, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last of the Duanes (1930), Song of the Eagle (1933) and Gorilla Ship (1932). He died on January 21, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress | L'heureuse mort
Suzanne Bianchetti was born on February 24, 1889 in Paris, France. She was an actress, known for L'heureuse mort (1925), Violettes impériales (1924) and Cagliostro - Liebe und Leben eines großen Abenteurers (1929). She was married to René Jeanne. She died on October 17, 1936 in Paris.
50. Milla Davenport
Actress | The Red Lily
Milla Davenport was born on February 4, 1871 in Zurich, Switzerland. She was an actress, known for The Red Lily (1924), The Brat (1919) and Daddy-Long-Legs (1919). She was married to Harry J. Davenport. She died on May 17, 1936 in Los Angeles, California, USA.