Never wore sneakers,tennis shoes,running shoes or athletic shoes ever

by srowikia | created - 09 May 2018 | updated - 14 Jun 2018 | Public

Celebs who went their entire lives without wearing sneakers,tennis shoes,running shoes or athletic shoes ever

1. Lucille Ricksen

Actress | The Judgment of the Storm

Lucille Ricksen was born Ingeborg Erickson on August 22, 1910, in Chicago, Illinois. She worked a child model and made her film debut at the age of five. Her parents separated and her mother took her to Hollywood in 1920. Ten year old Lucille was offered a contract with Samuel Goldwyn and starred ...

2. L. Frank Baum

Writer | The Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum became a success with his 1883 production of "The Maid of Arran" in 1882. He was a dreamer, had a printing press and an amateur newspaper, "The Rose Lawn Home Journal" and published a coin and stamp collecting guide. He failed at almost everything through poor business sense. He had ...

3. Mark Twain

Writer | Lionizing Murderers

Mark Twain, born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri in 1835, grew up in Hannibal. He was a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River. Throughout his career, Twain served as a writer, lecturer, reporter, editor, printer, and prospector. Twain took his pen name from an alert cry used on his...

4. Robert Louis Stevenson

Writer | Treasure Planet

Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was a writer, known for Treasure Planet (2002), The Body Snatcher (1945) and Jekyll & Hyde. He was married to Fanny Osbourne. He died on December 3, 1894 in Vailima, Samoa.

5. Jennie Lee

Actress | The Birth of a Nation

Jennie Lee was born on September 4, 1848 in Sacramento, California, USA as Mary Jane Lee. She was an actress, known for The Birth of a Nation (1915), Hearts of Oak (1924) and The Children Pay (1916). She was married to William Courtright. She died on August 5, 1925 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...

6. Alexander Graham Bell

Self | Animated Weekly, No. 12

Alexander Graham Bell was born on March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was married to Mabel Hubbard. He died on August 2, 1922 in Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada.

7. Christy Mathewson

Actor | Love and Baseball

Baseball was a popular sport in its first 30 years, but it had always lacked one thing: a superstar. The 19th century was full of great players who won great popularity, but one thing the period lacked was a superstar the masses could idolize. The sport eventually did find its first superstar in ...

8. George Mallory

Self | The Epic of Everest

George Mallory was born on June 18, 1886 in Mobberly, England. He was married to Ruth Thackeray Turner. He died on June 8, 1924 in North Col on Mount Everest, Tibet.

9. William F. Cody

Writer | Fighting with Buffalo Bill

William F. Cody was born on February 26, 1846 in Scott County, Iowa, USA as William Frederick Cody. He was a writer and producer, known for Fighting with Buffalo Bill (1926), Battling with Buffalo Bill (1931) and The Indians Are Coming (1930). He was married to Louise Maude Frederici. He died on ...

10. Bram Stoker

Writer | Dracula

Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847, and gained fame for his novel "Dracula" about an aristocratic vampire in Transylvania. The sequel, "Dracula's Guest," was not published for 17 years after the publication of "Dracula," two years after Stoker's death. Stoker also wrote "The Mystery ...

11. William Jennings Bryan

Self | Prohibition

William Jennings Bryan was born on March 18, 1860 in Salem, Illinois, USA. He died on July 26, 1925 in Dayton, Tennessee, USA.

12. Theodore Roosevelt

Writer | Arena

Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, New York, USA as Theodore Roosevelt Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Arena (2016), Simple Gifts (1977) and Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917). He was married to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway Lee. ...

13. Sidney Drew

Actor | The Amateur Liar

His mother claimed he was adopted, perhaps because her husband had been away touring for several years before Sidney's birth and was dead before the great event took place. Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore and John Barrymore, his niece and nephews, insisted he looked too much like "Mummum" to have ...

14. Oscar Hammerstein

Actor | The Universal Boy

Oscar Hammerstein was born on May 8, 1847 in Stettin, Pomerania, Prussia. He was an actor, known for The Universal Boy (1914). He was married to Mary Emma Miller Swift, Melvina Jacobi and Rose Blau. He died on August 1, 1919 in New York, New York, USA.

15. Max Linder

Actor | Seven Years Bad Luck

Although all too frequently neglected by fans of silent comedy, Max Linder is in many ways as important a figure as Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton or Harold Lloyd, not least because he predated (and influenced) them all by several years and was largely responsible for the creation of the classic ...

16. 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, ...

17. Lester Cuneo

Actor | Western Grit

A stage actor since his early teenage years, Lester Cuneo made his first film, a comedy short, in 1910. It was quite successful, and he soon began appearing in a series of comedy shorts, which he also directed. Tiring of comedies, he decided to make himself a cowboy star and turned to making ...

18. Mrs. Sidney Drew

Writer | Thou Art the Man

American stage actress and playwright Gladys Rankin was the first wife of noted actor-director Sidney Drew. The daughter of producer McKee Rankin, she wrote plays and stories under the masculine pseudonym George Cameron. Her marriage to Sidney Drew drew her into an artistic partnership with him as ...

19. Mary Thurman

Actress | A Bride for a Knight

Mary Thurman was born Mary Christiansen on April 27, 1895, in Richfield, Utah. She was one of seven children raised in the Mormon faith. Sadly her father passed away when she was nine. Mary attended the University of Utah and got a job as a teacher. In 1915 she took a trip to Hollywood. A talent ...

20. Wallace Reid

Actor | Carmen

The son of writer-theater producer-director-actor Hal Reid, Wallace was on stage by the age of four in the act with his parents. He spent most of his early years, not on the stage, but in private schools where he excelled in music and athletics. In 1910, his father went to the Chicago studio of "...

21. Warren G. Harding

Self | Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding

Warren G. Harding was born on November 2, 1865 in Corsica, Ohio, USA as Warren Gamaliel Harding. He was married to Florence Kling Harding. He died on August 2, 1923 in San Francisco, California, USA.

22. Queen Alexandra

Self | Women Who Win

Queen Alexandra was born Princess Alexandra Caroline Mary Charlotte Louisa Julia on December 1, 1844. She was the granddaughter of the king of Denmark. She lived an uneventful childhood in the palaces of Denmark with her sister, Marie, who became the mother of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. When Alex, ...

23. Rube Waddell

Self | Rube Waddell and the Champions Playing Ball with the Boston Team

Rube Waddell was born on October 13, 1876 in Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA as George Edward Waddell. He was married to Madge Maguire, May Wynne Skinner and Florence Dunning. He died on April 1, 1914 in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

24. Gustav Mahler

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Gustav Mahler is largely considered one of the most talented symphonic composers of the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. His musical output comprised mainly of symphonic and song cycles requiring mammoth orchestras and often choruses. Sadly, Mahler never experienced popularity as a ...

25. Claude Debussy

Soundtrack | Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Claude Debussy was born in St. Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, France. His father was a salesman and kept a china shop. His mother was a seamstress. Some traumatizing events in his childhood caused him a depression and he never spoke about his early years. Later he could not compose without having his...

26. Paddy McGuire

Actor | A Broadway Cowboy

Irish comic actor Paddy McGuire born in 1884, became a star in American musical comedy theatre and burlesque from the mid 1900's. A Great comic character who was best remembered in many of Charlie Chaplin's short movies in 1915-16, such as 'The Champion' 'The Tramp' and 'Shanghaied' and many more, ...

27. Sarah Bernhardt

Actress | La dame aux camélias

This celebrated star of the French stage had a sporadic love-hate affair with early cinema. After her film debut in Le duel d'Hamlet (1900) she declared she detested the medium; yet she consented to appear in another film, La Tosca (1909). Upon seeing the results, she reportedly recoiled in horror,...

28. Siegmund Lubin

Producer | Uncle Tom's Cabin

Siegmund Lubin was born on April 20, 1851 in Breslau, Silesia, Germany. He was a producer and director, known for Uncle Tom's Cabin (1903), Passion Play (1900) and The Goose Takes a Trolley Ride (1903). He was married to Annie Abrams. He died on September 10, 1923 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.

29. Jean C. Havez

Writer | Sherlock Jr.

Songwriter ("Darktown Poker Club"), author and agent who wrote special material for musical comedy and vaudeville, also scenarios for Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd, and a press agent for Lew Dockstader's Minstrels. A charter member of ASCAP (1914), Havez' other novelty and ...

30. Enrico Caruso

Soundtrack | Match Point

Enrico Caruso (b. Errico Caruso) was born on February 25, 1873, in Naples, Italy. He was the third of seven children to a poor alcoholic father. He received little primary education and briefly studied music with conductor Vicenzo Lombardini. His early income was from singing serenades.

Caruso made ...

31. Beatrice Dominguez

Actress | The White Horseman

Beatrice Dominguez born in San Bernardino in California in 1896. A exotic dancer, first working in vaudeville under the name of 'La Bella Sevilla'. dark-haired genuine beauty who appeared in a handful of melodrama and western movies, making her film debut in 1914 under the direction of Burton L. ...

32. Martha Mansfield

Actress | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Stunning silent screen actress Martha Mansfield was a musical comedy star in New York City by the time she entered films in 1916 for Max Linder. Before long she advanced to second leads in features, including the role of Millicent Carew in the John Barrymore starrer Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), ...

33. Florence Nightingale

Biography of the Millennium: 100 People - 1000 Years

English nurse and hospital reformer. Florence Nightingale was named after the place of her birth in Italy. Educated at home by their wealthy, well-bred father, Nightingale and her older sister Parthenope studied history, philosophy, mathematics, and classics; they also wrote weekly compositions. ...

34. Scott Joplin

Soundtrack | The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Scott Joplin was a black American composer and pianist known as the "King of Ragtime" at the turn of the 20th century. Studying piano with teachers near his childhood home, Joplin traveled through the Midwest from the mid-1880s, performing at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Settling in...

35. Florence La Badie

Actress | The Million Dollar Mystery

Early information on Florence La Badie is sketchy. She is thought to have been born in New York City in 1888, and was either taken away from or given up for adoption by her birth mother. Florence was adopted by a married couple named LaBadie, who legally gave the child their last name. Her adoptive...

36. Alfred Paget

Actor | Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Alfred Paget was born on June 2, 1879 in London, England. He was an actor and director, known for Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916), Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917) and Martyrs of the Alamo (1915). He was married to Leila Halstead Paget. He died in 1925.

37. Grigory Rasputin

Self | Last of the Czars

Gregory Rasputin was one of Russia's most controversial and mysterious figures who posed as a "holy man" and destroyed the political image and reputation of Russia's Emperor Tsar Nicholas II and his family through a series of political manipulations, disgusting scandals and treachery, provoking a ...

38. Mildred J. Hill

Soundtrack | Paycheck

Happy Birthday to You, which she wrote with her sister, Patty S. Hill, was intended as a classroom greeting. It was first published in 1893 as "Good Morning To All." The lyrics were amended in 1924 to include a stanza beginning "Happy Birthday to You.".

39. George Siegmann

Actor | Should She Obey?

George Siegmann was born on February 8, 1882 in New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Should She Obey? (1917), Zander the Great (1925) and The Three Musketeers (1921). He was married to Maude Darby. He died on June 22, 1928 in Hollywood, California, USA.

40. 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). ...

41. Clara Morris

Writer | A Pasteboard Crown

Clara Morris was born on March 17, 1848 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Clara La Montagne. She was an actress and writer, known for A Pasteboard Crown (1922), Mystic Faces (1918) and My Lady Friends (1921). She was married to Frederick C. Harriot. She died on November 19, 1925 in New Canaan, ...

42. Frederick Treves

Writer | The Elephant Man

Frederick Treves was a famous pioneer in abdominal surgery. Today he is mostly remembered as the physician to the Elephant Man. On May 4, 1901, Treves was knighted by King Edward VII on whom he had performed an appendicectomy.

43. Henry Cabot Lodge

Self | Hearst-Pathé News, No. 99

Henry Cabot Lodge was born on May 12, 1850 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was married to Anna Cabot Mills Davis. He died on November 9, 1924 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

44. Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 29

Born on December 18, 1863, the eldest son of Archduke Karl-Ludwig von Habsburg and his wife, Princess Annunziata di Borbone, Franz Ferdinand was third in line to the thrown of the Austro-Hungarian Empire upon his birth. After his cousin Crown Prince Rudolf committed suicide in 1889 and his father ...

45. Pope Pius X

Self | Sua Santità Pio X e le grandi feste cattoliche a Roma

Pope Pius X was born on June 2, 1835 in Riese, Treviso, Lombardy-Venetia, Austrian Empire as Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto. He died on August 20, 1914 in Vatican City.

46. Charles Dickens

Writer | Oliver!

Charles Dickens' father was a clerk at the Naval Pay Office, and because of this the family had to move from place to place: Plymouth, London, Chatham. It was a large family and despite hard work, his father couldn't earn enough money. In 1823 he was arrested for debt and Charles had to start ...



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