1800-1899, A Lady a Year.

by road-traveled | created - 20 Jul 2016 | updated - 04 May 2017 | Public

From 1806 to 1899.

1. Madge Lessing

Actress | Die Welt ohne Männer

Madge Lessing was born on November 27, 1862 in London, England. She was an actress, known for A World Without Men (1914), The Blue Mouse (1913) and Die blaue Maus - 2. Teil (1914). She was married to George Brinton McLellan. She died in 1935 in London.

1862 - 1932, 69, UK

2. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Writer | Aurora Leigh

Her father's sister Sarah is the subject of the painting "Pinkie" in the Huntington Museum.

1806 - 1861, (55). UK. Italy.

3. Louisa May Alcott

Writer | Little Women

American writer of classic children's fiction, best remembered for her novel "Little Women" (1868), an account of her own impoverished childhood and her close relationships with her siblings and parents.

1832 - 1888, (55).

4. Anna Leonowens

Writer | Anna and the King

Anna Edwards was born in India in 1834, the daughter of a cabinetmaker who died three months before her birth. Her mother then remarried to officer in the Engineers who sent Anna and her sister, Eliza, to a school in England. The girls returned to India as teenagers and Anna escaped her ...

1834

1834 - 1915, (80).

UK. Canada.

99 writing credits.

5. Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Writer | Lady Audley's Secret

A radical all her life, she was the daughter of Henry Braddon and Fanny White Braddon; her father was financially irresponsible and unfaithful. Her sister was 11 years older than her and her brother six years older. She received home schooling for the most part, and at age 19 acted on stage under ...

1835

1835 - 1915, (79).

UK.

1906-2001 writing credits.

1836

1836 - 1916, (80).

Germany.

1921-2005 writing credits.

1837

1837 - 1885, (48).

Spain.

1851-1902 credits -writing, soundtrack.

8. Queen Liliuokalani

Soundtrack | Grumpy Old Men

The last reigning monarch of the Hawai'ian Islands, she became Queen of Hawai'i upon the death of her brother, King Kalākaua I, in 1891. She reigned for just under two years and was then overthrown in 1893 by a group in the white business community led by Sanford Dole, cousin of pineapple magnate ...

1838

1838 - 1917, (79).

Hawaii

132 credits, 1926-2015, soundtrack.

9. Ilka Angyal

Actress | Árendás zsidó

Ilka Angyal was born on December 5, 1839 in Felcsút, Hungary. She was an actress and writer, known for Jean the Tenant (1918), Bolond Istók (1921) and Lilike kalandjai (1921). She died on September 7, 1926 in Kömlöd, Hungary.

1839

1839 - 1926. (86).

Hungary.

1917-1922 credits.

10. Akaki Tsereteli

Writer | Akakis akvani

Had a son, Russian opera impresario Alexey Tsereteli.

1840

1840 - 1915, (74).

Russian Empire.

1947-1977, 6 credits -writing, soundtrack.

11. Giacinta Pezzana

Actress | Teresa Raquin

Giacinta Pezzana was born on January 28, 1841 in Turin, Kingdom of Sardinia. She was an actress, known for Teresa Raquin (1915). She was married to Gualtieri, Luigi. She died on November 4, 1919 in Aci Castello, Sicily, Italy.

1841

1841 -1919, (78).

Italy.

15 credits.

12. Maria Konopnicka

Writer | Teatr telewizji

Maria Konopnicka was born on May 23, 1842 in Suwalki, Poland, Russian Empire as Maria Stanislawa Wasilowska. She was a writer, known for Television Theater (1953), Marysia i krasnoludki (1961) and Jak to ze lnem bylo (1958). She was married to Jaroslaw Konopnicki. She died on October 8, 1910 in ...

1842 - 1910, 68. Poland. Ukraine.

Writer.

13. Gertrude Smith

Actress | Pinched

Gertrude Smith was born on December 16, 1842 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. She was an actress, known for Pinched (1917) and Rainbow Island (1917). She died on May 8, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1842

1842 - 1923, (80).

USA.

17 credits.

14. Hildur Carlberg

Actress | Prästänkan

Hildur Carlberg was born on December 20, 1843 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She was an actress, known for The Parson's Widow (1920), The Outlaw and His Wife (1918) and Ingmarssönerna (1919). She died on August 27, 1920 in Stockholm.

1843

1843 - 1920, (76).

Sweden.

1917-1920 credits.

15. Augustina López

Actress | The Wolf Song

Augustina López was born in 1843 in Sonora, Mexico. She was an actress, known for The Wolf Song (1929), El indio Yaqui (1927) and Redskin (1929). She died on June 13, 1932 in California, USA.

1843 - 1932, 89. Mexico. California.

16. 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,...

1844 - 1923, (78).

France.

17. Virginia Moon

Robin Hood

Virginia Moon was born on September 11, 1844 in Virginia, USA. She was an actress, known for Robin Hood (1922) and The Spanish Dancer (1923). She died in 1925 in Greenwich Village, New York, USA.

1844

1844 - 1925, (80).

USA.

1922-1923 credits.

18. Mrs. Thomas Whiffen

Actress | Barbara Frietchie

Mrs. Thomas Whiffen was born on March 12, 1845 in London, England as Blanche Galton. She was an actress, known for Barbara Frietchie (1915) and Hearts and Flowers (1914). She was married to Thomas Whiffen. She died on November 26, 1936 in Montvale, Virginia, USA.

1845 - 1936, 91.

19. Wilhelmina Kleij

Actress | Het wrak van de Noorzee

Wilhelmina Kleij was born on November 24, 1845 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. She was an actress, known for The Wreck in the North Sea (1915), Helleveeg (1920) and Fatum (1915). She died on September 15, 1934 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.

1845

1845 - 1934, (88).

Netherlands.

1915-1920 credits.

20. Lotten Almlöf

Actress | Robinson i skärgården

Lotten Almlöf was born on December 24, 1846 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Carolina Charlotta Katarina Almlöf. She was an actress, known for A Modern Robinson (1920). She died on June 24, 1945 in Stockholm, Sweden.

1846

1846 - 1945, (98).

Sweden.

1921 credit.

21. Ellen Terry

Actress | Pillars of Society

Legendary British stage actress who made a few silent film appearances. The daughter of strolling players, she was born in Coventry into an almost exclusively theatrical family. Her grandparents were actors, as were all six of her siblings. But only her son, Edward Gordon Craig, would in any way ...

1847 - 1928, (81).

UK.

22. Fanny Petersen

Actress | Strandingen i Vesterhavet

Fanny Petersen was born on October 23, 1847 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Strandingen i Vesterhavet (1912) and The President (1919). She died on September 24, 1925.

1847

1847 - 1925, (77).

Denmark

1912-1919 credits.

23. 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, ...

1848

1848 - 1925, (77).

Canada. USA.

1916-1925 credits.

24. Tatzumbia Dupea

Buffalo Bill

Tatzumbia Dupea was born on July 26, 1849 in Lone Pine, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Buffalo Bill (1944) and Across the Wide Missouri (1951). She died on February 26, 1970 in Los Angeles, California.

1849

1849 - 1970, (120).

USA.

1944-1951 credits.

25. Frances Hodgson Burnett

Writer | The Secret Garden

Born in Manchester, England on November 24 1849, Frances Eliza Hodgson was the eldest daughter in a family of two boys and three girls. After her father's death when she was three years old, the Hodgsdons experienced severe financial difficulties. As a young girl, she would scrawl little stories on...

1849 - 1924, 74. UK. New York.

26. Mari Jászai

Actress | Bánk bán

Mari Jászai was born on February 24, 1850 in Ászár, Hungary. She was an actress, known for Bánk bán (1915) and The Undesirable (1915). She was married to Vidor Kassai. She died on October 5, 1926 in Budapest, Hungary.

1850

1850 - 1926, (76).

Hungary.

15 credits.

27. Rose Coghlan

Actress | As You Like It

Rose Coghlan was born on March 18, 1851 in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England as Rosamond Marie Coghlan. She was an actress, known for As You Like It (1912), The Sporting Duchess (1915) and The Faded Flower (1916). She was married to John T. Sullivan and Clinton J. Edgerly. She died on April 2, ...

1851 - 1932, 81. UK. New York.

28. Marie Schmidt

Actress | Vingeskudt

Marie Schmidt was born on April 23, 1851 in Bjerringbro, Denmark. She was an actress, known for Vingeskudt (1914), Et Gensyn (1914) and Ansigtet bag Ruden (1914). She died on September 7, 1933.

1851

1851 - 1933, (82).

Denmark.

1912-1921 credits.

29. Gertrude Claire

Actress | The Little Irish Girl

Claire made her stage debut at 16 and later played on the stage in New York with John Drew, Edwin Booth and Richard Mansfield. At one time, she managed her own stock company in Boston.

1852

1852 - 1928, (75).

USA.

135 credits, 1910-1928.

30. Kate Mayhew

Actress | Hazel Kirke

Kate Mayhew was born on September 2, 1853 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. She was an actress, known for Hazel Kirke (1916), Tongues of Flame (1924) and Baseball's Peerless Leader (1913). She died on June 16, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA.

1853

1853 - 1944, (90).

USA.

1913-1924 credits.

31. Gabriela Montani

Actress | Perdida

Gabriela Montani was born on May 13, 1854 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was an actress, known for Perdida (1916) and Entre Dois Amores (1917). She died on December 3, 1926 in Rio de Janeiro.

1854

1854 - 1926, (72)

Brazil

1916-1917 credits.

32. Helena Cavallier

Actress | Mil Adultérios

Helena Cavallier was born on May 5, 1855 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. She was an actress, known for Mil Adultérios (1910), Pela Vitória dos Clubes Carnavalescos (1909) and Noivado de Sangue (1909). She died on April 15, 1920 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

1855

1855 - 1920, (64).

Spain. Brazil.

1909-1910 credits.

33. Lous van Korlaar-van Dam

Actress | De duivel

Lous van Korlaar-van Dam was born on January 27, 1856 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany as Alida Wilhelmina Francisca van Dam. She was an actress, known for De duivel (1918). She died on July 5, 1941 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.

1856

1856 - 1941, (85).

Germany. Netherlands.

34. Clara Schønfeld

Actress | Du skal ære din hustru

Clara Schønfeld was born on August 26, 1856. She was an actress, known for Master of the House (1925), Har jeg Ret til at tage mit eget Liv? (1920) and Vor fælles Ven (1921). She was married to Emil Kjertmann and Hjalmar Schønfeld. She died on May 5, 1939.

1856

1856 - 1939, (82).

Denmark.

1918-1927 credits.

1857 - 1921, 64. Ukraine.

36. Kate Lester

Actress | The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Kate Lester was born on June 12, 1857 in Souldham Trope, England. She was an actress, known for The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923), His Royal Highness (1918) and The Gay Lord Quex (1919). She died on October 12, 1924 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1857 - 1924, 67. UK. USA.

37. Marie Van Westerhoven

Actress | De Jantjes

Marie Van Westerhoven was born on May 27, 1857 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She was an actress, known for The Tars (1934), Oranje Hein (1925) and Sheer Bluff (1921). She died on February 26, 1946 in Amsterdam.

1857

1857 - 1946, (88).

Netherlands.

1921-1936 credits.

38. Selma Lagerlöf

Writer | Gösta Berlings saga

Lagerlöf made her debut in 1891 with The Gösta Berling saga, a story about her own region, Värmland and her home, the country manor Mårbacka. With her novel she starts the wave of romantic nationalist literature in Sweden of the 1890s. Her novel Jerusalem (1901-02) is about religious emigrants from...

1858 - 1940, 81. Sweden.

39. Louise Beaudet

Actress | Peggy of Fifth Avenue

Louise Beaudet was born on December 5, 1859 in Lotbinere, Québec, Canada as Louise Aimee Beaudet. She was an actress and writer, known for Peggy of Fifth Avenue (1915), The Wheels of Justice (1915) and The Goddess (1915). She died on December 31, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA.

1859 - 1947, 88. Canada. New York.

40. Frankie Bailey

Actress | Thank You

Frankie Bailey was born on May 29, 1859 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Frankie Walters. She was an actress, known for Thank You (1925), The Crown of Lies (1926) and The Famous Mrs. Fair (1923). She was married to Frank Robinson (circus owner) and Fred McElwee. She died on July 8, 1953 in Los ...

1859

1859 - 1953, (94).

USA.

1923-1931 credits.

41. Lillian Russell

Actress | Wildfire

Lillian Russell was born on December 4, 1860 in Clinton, Iowa, USA as Helen Louise Leonard. She was an actress, known for Wildfire (1915), La Tosca (1911) and Potted Pantomimes (1914). She was married to Alexander Pollock Moore, Giovanni Perugini, Edward Solomon and Harry Braham. She died on June 6...

1860 - 1922, 61.

42. Adelaide Coutinho

Actress | Pega na Chaleira

Adelaide Coutinho was born on January 25, 1860 in Lisbon, Portugal. She was an actress, known for Pega na Chaleira (1909), Um Cavalheiro Deveras Obsequioso (1909) and Lucrecia Borgia (1910). She died on September 25, 1952 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

1860

1860 - 1952, (92).

Portugal. Brazil.

1908-1910 credits.

43. Tonka Savic-Flieder-Macuka

Actress | Brcko u Zagrebu

Tonka Savic-Flieder-Macuka was born on October 9, 1861 in Zagreb, Croatia, Austrian Empire as Antonija Saviæ. She was an actress, known for Brcko u Zagrebu (1917), Brisem i sudim (1919) and Vragoljanka (1919). She died on January 9, 1932 in Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia.

1861

1861 - 1932, (70).

Croatia.

1917-1919 credits.

44. Henrietta Crosman

Actress | Charlie Chan's Secret

Henrietta Crosman was born on September 2, 1861 in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA as Henrietta Foster Crosman. She was an actress, known for Charlie Chan's Secret (1936), The Right to Live (1935) and The Royal Family of Broadway (1930). She was married to Maurice Campbell and Sedley Brown. She died ...

1861 - 1944, 83,

45. Alberta Gallatin

Actress | The Christian

Alberta Gallatin was born on April 5, 1861 in Cabell County, West Virginia, USA as Alberta Jenkins. She was an actress, known for The Christian (1914), The Fifth Commandment (1915) and Fine Feathers (1915). She was married to Edwin Ogden Childe and Percy Sage Richardson (aka Percy Sage). She died ...

1861 - 1948, 87.

46. 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.

1862 - 1936, 74.

47. Adeline De Walt Reynolds

Actress | The Human Comedy

She survived the death of her husband in 1905, the San Francisco earthquake in 1906 and raising four children with no money. In 1926, when she was 64 she became one of the most mature freshman ever to enter the University of California. She graduated 6 years later with her B.A. degree. In 1940 she ...

1862

1862 - 1961, (98).

USA

37 credits, 1941-1960.

48. Helen Dunbar

Actress | Romeo and Juliet

Helen Dunbar was born on October 10, 1863 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Katheryn Burke Lackey. She was an actress, known for Romeo and Juliet (1916), Siege (1925) and The Fighting Coward (1924). She died on August 28, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1863 - 1933, 69.

49. Edythe Chapman

Actress | Bound in Morocco

Edythe Chapman was born in Rochester, New York on October 8, 1863. A stage actress who came upon movies late in life, she nonetheless made 97 motion pictures. She was 51 years old when she played in _Richelieu (1914)_. Edythe was one of the busier actresses in the early silent era appearing in as ...

1863 - 1948, 85

50. Ricca Allen

Actress | Life's Whirlpool

Ricca Allen was born on June 9, 1863 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. She was an actress, known for Life's Whirlpool (1917), The Power and the Glory (1918) and One Million B.C. (1940). She died on September 13, 1949 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1863

1863 - 1949, (86)

Canada. USA.

64 credits,

51. Alison Skipworth

Actress | Six of a Kind

In her younger days, auburn-haired Alison Skipworth had been a celebrated patrician beauty. She was the favorite model of English artist Frank Markham Skipworth (1854-1929) who would later become her husband. A physician's daughter, Alison did not make her professional acting debut until the age of...

1863 - 1952, 88.

52. Jessie Ralph

Actress | The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, & Observation of David Copperfield the Younger

Jessie Ralph was a sailor's daughter, who first came to the stage at the age of 16, performing with a stock company in either Boston, Massachusetts, or Providence, Rhode Island (accounts differ). The year was 1880, and it took Jessie another 26 years to make her debut on the Great White Way in "The...

1864 - 1944, (79).

53. Emma Wiehe

Actress | Madsalune

Emma Wiehe was born on June 30, 1864. She was an actress, known for Love in Exile (1923), Moderkærlighed (1913) and Den farlige leg (1911). She was married to Jacques Wiehe. She died on May 5, 1949.

1864

1864 - 1949, (84).

Denmark.

23 credits, 1911-1932.

54. Mrs. Patrick Campbell

Actress | Crime and Punishment

Mrs. Patrick Campbell was born on February 9, 1865 in Kensington, London, England as Beatrice Rose Stella Tanner. She was an actress and writer, known for Crime and Punishment (1935), One More River (1934) and Riptide (1934). She was married to George Cornwallis-West and Patrick Campbell. She died ...

1865 - 1940, (75).

UK. France.

55. Juliette Roos

Actress | The Hypocrites

Juliette Roos was born on August 13, 1865 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands as Jenny Juliette Roos. She was an actress, known for The Hypocrites (1923) and Suikerfreule (1935). She was married to Gerard Mulder and Jacobus Van Amerom. She died on October 27, 1957 in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, ...

1865

1865 - 1957, (92).

Netherlands.

56. Adelaide Prince

Actress | National Red Cross Pageant

Adelaide Prince was born on December 14, 1866 in London, England as Adelaide Rubinstein. She was an actress, known for National Red Cross Pageant (1917), Who Are My Parents? (1922) and Captain Swift (1920). She was married to Creston Clarke and Henry D. Prince. She died on April 4, 1941 in ...

1866 - 1941, 74. London. USA.

57. Zenaide Williams

Actress | Help! Help!

Zenaide Williams was born on August 22, 1866 in Mississippi, USA as Zenaide Wissler. She was an actress, known for Help! Help! (1915), Which Shall It Be? (1915) and The Working of a Miracle (1915). She was married to George H. Thatcher and Odell Williams. She died on May 30, 1960 in Los Angeles, ...

1866

1866 - 1960, (93).

USA.

1915-1921 credits.

58. 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 ...

1867 - 1940, (72).

59. Effie Shannon

Actress | Her Boy

Effie Shannon was born on May 13, 1867 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. She was an actress, known for Her Boy (1918), Pearl of Love (1925) and Jacqueline, or Blazing Barriers (1923). She was married to Herbert Kelcey and Henry Guy Carleton. She died on July 24, 1954 in Bay Shore, Long Island, New ...

1867 - 1954, 87.

60. Dolly Harmer

Actress | The Black Hand Gang

Actress and variety artiste. From the age of 13 an accomplished violinist, she also played the leading parts of principle boy in many pantomimes, and went into the music halls, playing regularly at the Tivoli, Oxford and Pavillion. Also the first woman member of the Variety Artists Federation, she ...

1867

1867 - 1956, (89).

UK.

1930-1949 credits.

61. Eugenie Besserer

Actress | The Jazz Singer

Eugenie Besserer was born in Watertown, New York on Christmas Day of 1868. She was largely a silent film actress who made her debut in 1910's silent version of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910). She was 42 at the time. For the most part Eugenie was a character actress, much in demand for filling in ...

1868 - 1934, (65).

62. Lillian Hayward

Actress | The Child of the Sea

Lillian Hayward was born on October 22, 1868 in Napa County, California, USA as Lillian Hayward White. She was an actress, known for The Child of the Sea (1913), Etienne of the Glad Heart (1914) and Vengeance Is Mine (1913). She was married to Francis Boggs. She died on June 13, 1947 in Chico, ...

1868 - 1947, 78.

63. Julia Neilson

Actress | King John

Julia Neilson was born on June 12, 1868 in London, England as Julia Emilie Neilson. She was an actress, known for King John (1899) and Sweet Nell of Old Drury (1900). She was married to Fred Terry. She died on May 27, 1957 in Hampstead, London.

1868 - 1957, 88. London.

64. Hedwig Bleibtreu

Actress | The Third Man

Hedwig Bleibtreu was born on December 23, 1868 in Linz, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for The Third Man (1949), Pygmalion (1935) and Der Spieler (1938). She was married to Peter Petersen and Alexander Roempler. She died on January 24, 1958 in Vienna, Austria.

1868 - 1958, 89. Austria.

65. Carolina Otero

Costume_department | Rebelde Way

1868 - 1965, (96).

Spain. France.

Credits 1898-1954.

66. Viola Allen

Actress | The White Sister

Viola Allen was born 1869 in Alabama and educated in Boston, Toronto and New York. She made her stage debut on July 4th, 1882. Since then she starred in many other stage plays. At the beginning of the 20th century she could also be seen in a lot of Shakespeare revivals. Viola Allen passed away 1948...

1869 - 1934, 65. France.

67. Jessie Busley

Actress | Brother Rat

Jessie Busley was born on March 10, 1869 in Albany, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Brother Rat (1938), King of the Underworld (1939) and It All Came True (1940). She was married to Ernest Joy and John McFedries (aka Jack Ferris). She died on April 20, 1950 in New York City, New York.

1869 - 1950, 81.

68. Sofie Bernhoft

Actress | Trysil-Knut

Sofie Bernhoft was born on July 21, 1870 in Kristiania, Norway. She was an actress, known for Trysil-Knut (1942), A Quiet flirt (1933) and Saint Hans' Celebration (1947). She died on February 17, 1966 in Oslo, Norway.

1870

1870 - 1966, (95).

Norway.

69. Fannie Ward

Actress | The Cheat

Fannie Ward was a star of light comedies on Broadway and in vaudeville. Internationally famous, she was at the height of her career in the first decade of the 20th century. She debuted on Broadway at 19 in "Pippino" (1890). She went on to starring roles in "The Marriage of William Ashe", "Madam ...

1871 - 1952, (80).

70. Elspeth Dudgeon

Actress | The Old Dark House

Elspeth Dudgeon was born on December 4, 1871 in London, England. She was an actress, known for The Old Dark House (1932), Sh! The Octopus (1937) and Becky Sharp (1935). She died on December 11, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1871

1871 - 1955, (84).

UK. USA.

68 credits, 1932-1955.

71. Lucille La Verne

Actress | A Tale of Two Cities

A legendary stage actress and character player in early films, Lucille La Verne is one of those forgotten legends who seem to fade as the years go on. However, at her prime she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation.

Lucille La Verne Mitchum was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on ...

1872 - 1945, 72.

72. Kate Price

Actress | Quality Street

Kate Price was born on February 13, 1872 in Cork, Ireland as Katherine Duffy. She was an actress and writer, known for Quality Street (1927), Arizona (1918) and Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley (1918). She was married to Joseph Price Ludwig (performer). She died on January 4, 1943 in Woodland Hills, ...

1872

1872 - 1943, (70).

Ireland. USA.

306 credits, 1910-1937.

73. Blanche Bates

Actress | The Border Legion

Blanche Bates was born on August 25, 1873 in Portland, Oregon, USA. She was an actress, known for The Border Legion (1918) and Tom's Little Star (1919). She was married to George Creel and Lieutenant Milton F. Davis. She died on December 25, 1941 in San Francisco, California, USA.

1873 - 1941, 68.

74. Miriam Nesbitt

Actress | Mary Stuart

Miriam Nesbitt was born on September 14, 1873 in chicago, Illinois, USA as Miriam Anne Schancke. She was an actress, known for Mary Stuart (1913), Stanton's Last Fling (1914) and The Declaration of Independence (1911). She was married to Marc McDermott. She died on August 11, 1954 in Hollywood, ...

1873

1873 - 1954, (80).

USA.

75. Mary Garden

Actress | Thais

Opera soprano Mary Garden was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, on February 20, 1874. Her family emigrated to the US in 1880, eventually settling in Chicago, Illinois. She showed an aptitude for music at an early age, studying the violin and piano and taking voice lessons while still a young girl. In ...

1874 - 1967, (92).

Scotland. UK.

76. Marie Cahill

Actress | Judy Forgot

Marie Cahill was born on February 7, 1874 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She was an actress and producer, known for Judy Forgot (1915), When Betty Bets (1917) and Patsy's Partner (1917). She was married to Daniel V. Arthur. She died on August 23, 1933 in New York City, New York.

1874 - 1933, 59.

77. Irene Rooke

Actress | Hindle Wakes

Irene Rooke was born on May 30, 1874 in Bridport, Dorset, England as Irene Bessie Ingaretha Rooke. She was an actress, known for Fanny Hawthorne (1927), Pillars of Society (1920) and Lady Windermere's Fan (1916). She was married to Milton Rosmer and Francis Greppo (actor). She died on June 14, 1958...

1874

1874 - 1958, (84).

UK.

21 credits, 1916-1932.

78. Helen Westley

Actress | Show Boat

Although she could on a rare occasion display a bit of kindness, or at least some kind of grouchy benevolence, Helen Westley had few peers on stage or film when it came to outright unpleasantness. A stern, indomitable presence, her characters offered unsolicited advice to anyone and everyone within...

1875 - 1942, 67.

79. Jeanne Louise Calment

Self | Au-delà de 120 ans avec Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Louise Calment had the longest confirmed human life span in history, living to the age of 122 years, 164 days (44724 days total). She lived in Arles, France, for her entire life, and outlived both her daughter and grandson. She became especially well known from the age of 113, when the ...

1875 - 1997, (122).

France.

80. 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. ...

1876

1876 - 1937, (61).

Germany. Austria.

81. Helen Ware

Actress | The Virginian

Helen Ware was born on October 15, 1877 in San Francisco, California, USA as Helen Remer. She was an actress, known for The Virginian (1929), The Garden of Allah (1916) and Flaming Gold (1932). She was married to Frederick Burt. She died on January 25, 1939 in Carmel, California.

1877 - 1939, 61.

82. Nelly Cormon

Actress | Les trois mousquetaires

Tall and elegant, with harmonious features, a proud look and brown curly hair, Nelly Cormon was a French theater actress of classic beauty who was very successful on stage for three decades and had a brief but honorable career in silent films at the time when cinema was beginning to become more ...

1877

1877 - .

France.

41 credits, 1910-1928.

83. Signe Danning

Actress | Hemmeligheden

Norwegian stage actress, debut at The National Stage in Bergen in 1897,where she was engaged until 1907. Later she played at Fahlstrøm's Theater and at Tivoli Theater in Kristiania.(now Oslo)

Mrs.Danning also appeared in a few Norwegian silent movies, before moving to Denmark with her Danish husband...

1878

1878 - 1980, (101).

Norway. Denmark.

84. Kathlyn Williams

Actress | The Rosary

Pioneer silver screen star Kathlyn Williams is primarily known as the spry blonde of the very first Hollywood cliffhanger, The Adventures of Kathlyn (1913), in which her real first name was used in the title. This accomplishment has resulted in many reference works mistakenly referring to her as an...

1879 - 1960, (81).

85. Alice Belcher

Actress | Mistaken Orders

Alice Belcher was born on April 12, 1880 in New York, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Mistaken Orders (1925), Second Hand Rose (1922) and Pals First (1926). She was married to Harold Christie. She died on May 9, 1939 in Hollywood, California, USA.

1880 - 1939, (59).

78 credits, 1919-1937.

86. Mary Boland

Actress | The Women

Lively, buxom character actress Mary Boland made a name for herself playing vacuous or pixillated motherly types during the 1930's. One of her most memorable performances was as the addle-brained Mrs. Rimplegar of Three Cornered Moon (1933), who gives away her family fortune to a swindler because ...

1880 - 1965, 85,

87. Florence Natol

Actress | Romantic Reggie

Florence Natol was born on March 1, 1880 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for Romantic Reggie (1915), A Lucky Tumble (1916) and His Father's Son (1917).

1880

1880 - .

Canada.

40 credits, 1915-1917.

88. Margaret Illington

Actress | The Inner Shrine

Margaret Illington was born on July 23, 1881 in Bloomington, Illinois, USA as Maude Light. She was an actress, known for The Inner Shrine (1917), Sacrifice (1917) and Animated Weekly, No. 38 (1912). She was married to Edward Bowes and Daniel Frohman. She died on March 11, 1934 in Miami Beach, ...

1881 - 1934, (52).

89. Pauline Frederick

Actress | Bonds of Love

Pauline Frederick was born Pauline Beatrice Libby in Boston, Massachusetts on August 12, 1883. She was fascinated with show business from an early age and throughout her childhood, she was bred for a career in music. It has been said she had a terrific soprano voice, but Pauline also dabbled a bit ...

1881 - 1938, 55

90. Iva Raffay

Writer | Lejah

Iva Raffay was born on April 6, 1881 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary as Johanna Franzisca Lothka. She is a writer and director, known for Lejah (1918), Lejah (1918) and Tausend und eine Frau. Aus dem Tagebuch eines Junggesellen (1918).

1881

1881 - .

Czech Republic.

26 credits, 1913-1944. Writing, actress, producer, director.

91. Alice Fleming

Actress | The Conquest of Canaan

Alice Fleming was born on August 9, 1882 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for The Conquest of Canaan (1921), Tucson Raiders (1944) and Silas Marner (1922). She was married to William Day. She died on December 6, 1952 in New York City, New York.

1882 - 1952, 70.

92. Betty Harte

Actress | A Tale of the Sea

Betty Harte was born on May 13, 1882 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, USA as Daisy Mae Light. She was an actress and writer, known for A Tale of the Sea (1910), Justinian and Theodora (1910) and The White Medicine Man (1911). She died on January 3, 1965 in Sunland, California, USA.

1882 - 1965, (82).

121 credits, 1908-1916.

93. Signe Lundberg-Settergren

Actress | Synnöve Solbakken

Signe Lundberg-Settergren was born on February 15, 1882 in Viborg, Finland as Signe Maria Elisabet Lundberg. She was an actress, known for The Girl of Solbakken (1934), Kärlek och dynamit (1933) and Bomans pojke (1933). She died on June 24, 1967 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden.

1882

1882 - 1967, (85).

Finland. Sweden.

39 credits, 1932-1958.8

94. Lottie Briscoe

Actress | The House of Mirth

Lottie Briscoe was born on October 19, 1883 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. She was an actress, known for The House of Mirth (1918), Oh, You Teacher! (1911) and The Country School Teacher (1912). She was married to Harry Mountford and Harry McRae Webster. She died on March 21, 1950 in New York City, ...

1883 - 1950, 66.

95. Edna Goodrich

Actress | Her Second Husband

Edna Goodrich was born on December 22, 1883 in Logansport, Indiana, USA as Bessie Edna Stephens. She was an actress, known for Her Second Husband (1917), Daughter of Maryland (1917) and American Maid (1917). She was married to Nat C. Goodwin. She died on May 26, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA.

1883

1883 - 1971, (87).

96. Elsie Ferguson

Actress | Scarlet Pages

The great Broadway stage actress and silent film star Elsie Louise Ferguson was born on August 19, 1883 in New York City, the only child of prominent lawyer Hiram Benson Ferguson and his wife. Due to her father's wealth, hers was a privileged childhood, though she developed a penchant for socialism...

1883 - 1962, 78.

97. Janet Beecher

Actress | The Lady Eve

Janet Beecher, daughter of the German vice-consul in Chicago, studied acting at the Art Students League in New York. For almost three decades she made a name for herself as a leading actress in plays on the Broadway stage, beginning with a bit part in 'The Two Orphans' in 1903. Her hits included '...

1884 - 1955, (70).

51 credits, 1915-1952.

98. Rùzena Nasková

Actress | Ahasver

Rùzena Nasková was born on November 28, 1884 in Prague, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Ahasver (1915), Auntie's Fantasies (1941) and Príklady táhnou (1939). She died on June 17, 1960 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

1884 - 1960, (75).

Czech Republic.

99. Margaret Bloodgood

Actress | It Had to Happen

Margaret Bloodgood was born in March 1878 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. She was an actress, known for It Had to Happen (1936), Les Misérables (1935) and Naughty Marietta (1935). She died on February 7, 1950 in Milwaukee.

1885 -

1935-1936 credits.

100. Esther Dale

Actress | Ten Gentlemen from West Point

Esther Dale was born on November 10, 1885 in Beaufort, South Carolina. She attended Leland and Gray Seminary in Townsend, Vermont, and then studied music in Berlin, Germany, and had a successful career as a lieder singer. Later, she became an actress in summer stock. She had the title role on ...

1885

1885 - 1961, (75).

USA.

123 credits, 1934-1961.



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