Birth Place Matching "Montreal, Quebec, Canada" (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
Actor | Death of Nancy Sykes
Charles J. Ross was born on February 18, 1859 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Charles J. Kelly. He was an actor, known for Death of Nancy Sykes (1897), The Senator (1915) and The Great Diamond Robbery (1914). He was married to Mabel Fenton. He died on June 15, 1918 in North Asbury Park, New Jersey, ...
Director | Drag Harlan
Began as an actor, then as director and producer at the Suburban Garden Theatre in St. Louis, then at the Academy of Music in New York, where he was hired by William Fox to direct films in 1914. He directed 22 films starring Theda Bara, who called him "the nicest director I ever worked with." His ...
Director | Nearly a King
Born in Montreal, Canada, Frederick A. Thomson--not to be confused with cowboy star Fred Thomson--had a 20-year career on the stage as an actor and producer before entering the film industry. He was a longtime director at Vitagraph, although he would occasionally appear in the studio's films as an ...
Actor | The Strategy of Conductor 786
Eugene Redding was born on May 20, 1870 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Eugene Ribidoux. He was an actor, known for The Strategy of Conductor 786 (1914), The Red Widow (1916) and The Man Without Fear (1914). He was married to Eleanor Sydney. He died in April 1937 in Montréal.
10. Frank L. Packard
Writer | From Now On
Canadian writer Frank L. Packard was born in Montreal, Canada, in 1877. His parents were Americans who moved to Canada. He graduated from McGill University in 1897 with a B.Sc., and the next year attended the University of Liege in Belgium for a post-graduate course. He returned to Canada later ...
13. Matheson Lang
Actor | Carnival
Matheson Lang was born on May 15, 1879 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Alexander Matheson Lang. He was an actor and writer, known for Carnival (1921), The Scarlet Daredevil (1928) and Drake the Pirate (1935). He was married to Nellie Hutin Britton. He died on April 11, 1948 in Bridgetown, Barbados.
15. Charles Albin
Charles Albin was well known in his day as a portrait painter, and later as a society photographer, best known for his portraits of Lillian Gish, John Barrymore and Mary Astor ; it was his portrait of Astor that brought her to Hollywood fame. A native of Montreal, Albin emigrated to the United ...
16. Veda Buckland
Actress | Mystery of Edwin Drood
Veda Buckland was born on August 25, 1882 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Veda McEvers. She was an actress, known for Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935), Doctor Bull (1933) and This Mad World (1930). She was married to Wilfred Buckland. She died on May 20, 1941 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
17. Wyrley Birch
Actor | Air Hawks
Wyrley Birch was born on May 7, 1883 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Ernest Wyrley Birch. He was an actor, known for Air Hawks (1935), Guard That Girl (1935) and Studio One in Hollywood (1948). He was married to Grace Bullock. He died on February 7, 1959 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA.
19. Fanny Tremblay
Actress | Le rossignol et les cloches
Fanny Tremblay was born on January 5, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Stéphanie Massey. She was an actress, known for Le rossignol et les cloches (1952), A Man and His Sin (1949) and Le père Chopin (1945). She was married to J.R. Tremblay. She died on January 18, 1970 in Montréal, Québec...
21. Gerald Rowan
Actor | Bush Pilot
Gerald Rowan was born on November 14, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Gerald James Rowan. He was an actor, known for Bush Pilot (1947), Sins of the Fathers (1948) and First Performance (1955). He was married to Elizabeth Freeman. He died on February 22, 1967 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
22. Nana de Varennes
Actress | Les lumières de ma ville
Nana de Varennes was born on December 2, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Angélina Richard. She was an actress, known for Lights of My City (1950), Fleur bleue (1971) and Le gros Bill (1949). She died on July 1, 1981 in Buckingham, Québec, Canada.
23. Huntley Gordon
Actor | Murder by Television
Montreal-born Huntley Gordon was educated in both Canada and England, and upon completing his education took a job with the Bank of Montreal, later starting his own stock trading firm. However, he had had a taste of "the stage" in amateur productions, and soon gave up the business life for that of ...
24. Muriel Starr
Actress | Within the Law
Muriel Starr was born on February 20, 1888 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Muriel MacIver. She was an actress, known for Within the Law (1916). She was married to Walter Hartwell Johnson (Wrigley Gum director, Aus.). She died on April 19, 1950 in New York, USA.
Georges-Philias Vanier was born on April 23, 1888 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was married to Pauline Archer. He died on March 5, 1967 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
26. William Eckstein
28. Rosario Bourdon
Music Department | Sweet Surrender
Rosario Bourdon, the conductor and cellist, had a long and distinguished radio career as well as twenty years service to the Victor Talking Machine Company. Bourdon was educated at Académie de Musique de Québec (where he won first prize), and the Ghent Royal Conservatory, he studied with Joseph ...
30. Doria March
Actress | The Road to Fortune
Doria March aka Katharine Hamilton Ewing was born in Montreal in 1893. Her parents, Samuel William Ewing and Ethel Rosina (nee Vickers), were members of Montreal's elite merchant class. In fact, her mother was related to the famous Canadian author Susanna Moodie ("Roughing It in the Bush" (1852). "...
Music Department | Toast of the Town
Wilfrid Pelletier was born on June 20, 1896 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was an actor, known for The Ed Sullivan Show (1948), The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938) and Children of the Sun (2017). He was married to Rose Bampton, Queena Mario and Berthe Jeannotte. He died on April 9, 1982 in New York ...
Joseph-Alexandre De Sève was born on September 14, 1896 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Actor | Les mains nettes
Teddy Burns Goulet was born on May 29, 1897 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Théodel-Pacifique Goulet. He was an actor, known for Les mains nettes (1958), Whispering City (1947) and Virgin Lovers (1970). He was married to Marguerite Létourneau. He died in 1970 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
37. Paul Gouin
Paul Gouin was born on May 20, 1898 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was married to Gabrielle Garneau. He died on December 4, 1976 in Montréal.
39. Raymond Lovell
Actor | Time, Gentlemen, Please!
Raymond Lovell was born on April 13, 1900 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Raymond Robinson Lovell. He was an actor, known for Time, Gentlemen, Please! (1952), The Young Mr. Pitt (1942) and Who Killed Van Loon? (1948). He was married to Margot Collis and Tamara Desni. He died on October 1, 1953 in ...
40. Athole Shearer
Athole Shearer was born on November 20, 1900 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Athole Dane Shearer. She was an actress, known for Way Down East (1920), The Flapper (1920) and The Restless Sex (1920). She was married to Howard Hawks and John Ward. She died on March 17, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, ...
Actor | 52nd Street
Pat Harrington Sr. was born on February 6, 1901 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Daniel Patrick Harrington. He was an actor, known for 52nd Street (1937), Stage Struck (1958) and The Wonderful John Acton (1953). He was married to Anna Frances Mary Hunt. He died on September 2, 1965 in New York City, ...
43. Ovila Légaré
Actor | Le curé de village
Ovila Légaré was born on July 21, 1901 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was an actor, known for Le curé de village (1949), La maison des bois (1971) and Footsteps in the Snow (1966). He was married to Émilia Deguire. He died on February 19, 1978 in Montreal.
44. A. Cameron Grant
Actor | One Step Beyond
A. Cameron Grant was born on August 27, 1901 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Alexander Cameron Grant. He was an actor, known for One Step Beyond (1959), For Men Only (1952) and The Girl in White (1952). He died on January 18, 1972 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.
45. Pauline Garon
Actress | Christine of the Big Tops
Born in Montreal, the youngest of 11 children, Pauline Garon spent seven years at one of the most prestigious convent schools in Montreal, le Sacre-Coeur. She wasn't yet 20 when she ran away to New York to become an actress. After some success on Broadway in plays such as "Buddies" and "Sonny," she...
46. Ben Blue
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Ben Blue was a movie and TV comedian born on September 12, 1901, in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Emigrating to the US, he became a dance instructor and dance school owner, as well as a nightclub proprietor. He began his film career in short subjects for Warner Brothers in 1926, and later worked at the...
47. Eddie Forman
Writer | Skipalong Rosenbloom
Born to Charles Bernard Froomess and Elizabeth Babin Froomess in Canada in 1901, he grew up in Rochester, New York, with ten siblings. His sister, Camille Froomess, became Camille or Toni Lanier, a Ziegfield Follies showgirl in the 1920's who immigrated to Hollywood in the early 1930s. She became ...
49. Frances Doble
Actress | The Constant Nymph
Frances Doble was born on June 10, 1902 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. She was an actress, known for The Constant Nymph (1928), The Vortex (1928) and The Water Gipsies (1932). She was married to Sir Anthony Lindsay-Hogg. She died in December 1969 in England.
50. Norma Shearer
Actress | The Divorcee
She won a beauty contest at age fourteen. In 1920 her mother, Edith Shearer, took Norma and her sister Athole Shearer (Mrs. Howard Hawks) to New York. Ziegfeld rejected her for his "Follies," but she got work as an extra in several movies. She spent much money on eye doctor's services trying to ...