Birth Month Day of 11-05 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
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 ...
Writer | The Belle of the Season
Famous American poet and author. She wrote numerous poems starting when she was 7 years old. She would go on to write poems such as The Price He Paid, Inherited Passions, The Beautiful Lie and The Belle of the Season amoung other. In her later years she went to the battle fields in France during ...
Eugene V. Debs was born on November 5, 1855 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA as Eugene Victor Debs. He was married to Kate Metzel. He died on October 20, 1926 in Elmhurst, Illinois, USA.
10. Edwin Denison
Actor | The Seven Swans
Edwin Denison was born on November 5, 1864 in Williamstown, Vermont, USA. He was an actor, known for The Seven Swans (1917), The Town That Forgot God (1922) and The Black Circle (1919). He was married to Gertrude Marsh. He died on January 26, 1928 in White Plains, New York, USA.
Self | Mutual Weekly, No. 74
Princess Hilda of Nassau was born on November 5, 1864 in Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany as Hilda Charlotte Wilhelmine von Nassau-Weilburg. She was married to Grand Duke of Baden Frederick II. She died on February 8, 1952 in Badenweiler, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
12. Gyula Gál
Director | A megbüvöltek
He was one of the great actors of the era depicting characters. From 1901 to 1939 he was a teacher at the School for Dramatic Arts, a pedagogue with great ability. He wrote theatre plays (Leszámolás, Arad, 1917) and opera librettos (Vezeklõk, Bp., 1894). He filmed in the period of the silent ...
14. Jessie Ralph
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...
19. Guy Jones
Composer | The Mutiny of the Elsinore
Guy Jones was born on November 5, 1874 in Dublin, Ireland as John Guy Sidney Jones. He is known for his work on Mutiny on the Elsinore (1937), Kathleen (1937) and Love's Old Sweet Song (1933). He died on February 8, 1959 in Surbiton, Surrey, England.
20. 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 ...
21. Dora Tulloch
Actor | King John
Born, Maida Vale, Middlesex, London, England, 5 November 1878, sixth child and fifth daughter of Conrad Tulloch and Kate Tulloch (née Rose). When a child spoken-word performer with her sisters in musical ensemble "The Misses Tulloch", performing from early 1890s in London and on UK tours. Became ...
23. Will H. Hays
First President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association of America, Will H. Hays had a distinguished career as a politician before that, most notably as Chairman of the Republican National Committee (1918-21) and as U.S. Postmaster General under Warren Harding (1921-22). As ...
24. Sophie Wachner
Costume Designer | Renegades
Former school teacher, who changed career paths and became a theatrical costume designer in New York for Charles Dillingham and Florenz Ziegfeld. Joined Goldwyn Studios in 1919 as Director of Costumes. Remained (following formation of MGM) until 1924, subsequently with Fox, 1925-1931. Best known ...
26. Richard Oswald
Director | Die Reise um die Erde in 80 Tagen
Director and producer of many German as well as a few American, British and French films, Richard Oswald started making films in 1914 and shortly formed his own production company. After making many successful films and discovering several important performers, he fled his homeland after the Nazi ...
27. Mihail Sadoveanu
Writer | Neamul Soimarestilor
Born in Pascani, Moldova he got a rural education, and at age of 17 published his first sketch in a weekly paper in Bucharest. At age of 20 decide to quit Law studies and to live from writing. Between 1910 and 1919 is the director of National Theater from Iasi and in 1921 become a full member of ...
28. John Turnbull
Actor | The Happiest Days of Your Life
John Turnbull was born on November 5, 1880 in Dunbar, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Happiest Days of Your Life (1950), The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) and Detective Lloyd (1932). He was married to Eve Marchew and Beatrice Alice Scott (actress). He died on February 22, 1956 in Marylebone, ...
Writer | The Lady of the Harem
British poet and dramatist James Elroy Flecker was born Herman Elroy Flecker in London, England, in 1884. His father, Rev. W.H. Flecker, was appointed headmaster of the Dean Close School in Cheltenham, England. The family lived on campus, and young Herman spent most of his youth there. He came to ...
35. Harry Sherman
Producer | Texas Trail
American producer of 1930s and 1940s Westerns whose chief claim to fame is introduction of the character Hopalong Cassidy to the screen. Sherman was originally an exhibitor. In 1914, he distributed the film The Birth of a Nation (1915) in the western United States and parlayed the connections he ...
36. Will Durant
Will Durant was the left-wing philosopher-historian who labored on his epic, multi-volume "The Story of Civilization" by himself, and then with his wife Ariel, for half a century. The son of French Canadian immigrants from Quebec, Durant first planned to study for the priesthood, but an interest in...
37. Lajos Gellért
Director | Az egér
Actor, author. He published several books, and his plays were also staged. He filmed in 1917 for the first time, as Viktor Kurd, the actor. He accepted roles in works of Frigyes Karinthy Frigyes and Pál Fejõs. A memorable role from his later period is the Director Wagner form Úri muri (1950). ...
39. Ralph Moody
Actor | Get Smart
Ralph Moody was born on November 5, 1886 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Ralph Roy Moody, the oldest son of Franklin Jerome Moody and Ida M. Hicklin. His introduction to show business was first as an actor on the stage in pre-radio days and then as a radio personality. His first acting role was in ...
44. Horace Davey
Director | It Happened While He Fished
Horace Davey was born on November 5, 1889 in Bayonne, New Jersey, USA. He was a director and actor, known for It Happened While He Fished (1915), Lizzie's Dizzy Career (1915) and And the Best Man Won (1915). He died on April 22, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
45. Eva McKenzie
Actress | Virtuous Husband
Eva McKenzie was born on November 5, 1889 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Eva Belle Heazlit. She was an actress and writer, known for Virtuous Husband (1931), The Man from Guntown (1935) and A Knight of the West (1921). She was married to Robert McKenzie (I). She died on September 15, 1967 in Hollywood, ...
46. Charles Mintz
Producer | The Little Match Girl
Charles Mintz was born on November 5, 1889 in York, Pennsylvania, USA as Charles Bear Mintz. He was a producer, known for The Little Match Girl (1937), Holiday Land (1934) and Alice in Movieland (1928). He was married to M.J. Winkler. He died on December 30, 1939 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.