Birth Date between 1862-01-01 and 1862-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. 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...

2. O. Henry

Writer | The O. Henry Playhouse

O. Henry was an American writer whose short stories are known for wit, wordplay and clever twist endings. He wrote nearly 600 stories about life in America.

He was born William Sidney Porter on September 11, 1862, in Greensboro, North Carolina. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a medical ...

3. William Holden

Actor | Not So Dumb

William Holden was born on May 22, 1862 in Rochester, New York, USA as Willis Chester Holt. He was an actor, known for Not So Dumb (1930), Holiday (1930) and Dance, Fools, Dance (1931). He was married to Louise Osborne. He died on March 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

4. 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 ...

5. Arthur Schnitzler

Writer | Eyes Wide Shut

Arthur Schnitzler was born on May 15, 1862 in Vienna, Austrian Empire. He was a writer, known for Eyes Wide Shut (1999), The Affairs of Anatol (1921) and Il cavaliere, la morte e il diavolo (1983). He was married to Olga Gussmann. He died on October 21, 1931 in Vienna, Austria.

6. Edith Wharton

Writer | The Age of Innocence

Pictured on a 15¢ US commemorative postage stamp in the Literary Arts series, issued 5 September 1980.

7. Auguste Lumière

Producer | L'arrivée d'un train à La Ciotat

Although it is his brother Louis Lumière who is generally acclaimed as the "father of the cinema", Auguste Lumiere also made a major contribution towards the development of the medium, first by helping with the invention and construction of the cinematographe (the world's first camera and ...

8. 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 ...

9. Albert Gran

Actor | 7th Heaven

Albert Gran was born on August 4, 1862 in Bergen, Norway. He was an actor, known for 7th Heaven (1927), Employees' Entrance (1933) and The Man from Blankley's (1930). He died on December 16, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

10. Justus D. Barnes

Actor | The Declaration of Independence

Justus D. Barnes was born on October 2, 1862 in Little Falls, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Declaration of Independence (1911), A Beauty Parlor Graduate (1913) and The Star of Bethlehem (1912). He died on February 6, 1946 in Weedsport, New York.

11. Loie Fuller

Director | Le lys de la vie

Loie Fuller was born on January 15, 1862 in Hinsdale, Illinois, USA as Marie Louise Fuller. She was an actress and director, known for Le lys de la vie (1920), Danse serpentine (1897) and Programme Nadar (1896). She died on January 1, 1928 in Paris, France.

12. Rudolph Schildkraut

Actor | Pals in Paradise

Rudolph Schildkraut was born on April 27, 1862 in Constantinople, Ottoman Empire. He was an actor, known for Pals in Paradise (1926), His People (1925) and Schlemihl (1915). He was married to Erna Weinstein. He died on July 15, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

13. May Irwin

Actress | The Kiss

Born in Whitby, Ontario, May Irwin started her performing career at a young age, when she began a singing act with her younger sister Flora in 1874. The act was popular, and Irwin began working as an actress when she was 21 years old. She found success and was appearing in a Broadway show called "...

14. Wallace McCutcheon

Director | 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Wallace McCutcheon was born in 1862 in New York, USA. He was a director and cinematographer, known for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1905), The Nihilist (1905) and How They Rob Men in Chicago (1900). He was married to Mira West. He died on October 3, 1918 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York.

15. Luke Cosgrave

Actor | The Light That Failed

Luke Cosgrave was born on August 6, 1862 in Ballaghdreen, County Mayo, Ireland, UK as Sean Maccosggair. He was an actor, known for The Light That Failed (1923), Merton of the Movies (1924) and Welcome Home (1925). He died on June 28, 1949 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

16. Fred Huntley

Actor | The Ne'er Do Well

Fred Huntley was born on August 29, 1862 in London, England. He was an actor and director, known for The Ne'er Do Well (1916), What Every Woman Knows (1921) and Fighting Blood (1916). He was married to Laura. He died on November 1, 1931 in Hollywood, California, USA.

17. Norval MacGregor

Director | Colorado

Norval MacGregor was born on April 3, 1862 in River Falls, Wisconsin, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Colorado (1915), Innocence (1917) and Children of Banishment (1919). He died on November 21, 1933 in Santa Cruz, California, USA.

18. Carrie Clark Ward

Actress | Daddy-Long-Legs

Carrie Clark Ward was born on January 9, 1862 in Virginia City, Nevada, USA as Carrie Clark-Ward. She was an actress, known for Daddy-Long-Legs (1919), A Fool and His Money (1925) and Old Lady 31 (1920). She was married to Sedley Brown. She died on February 6, 1926 in Hollywood, California, USA.

19. Riley Hatch

Actor | The Conquest of Canaan

Riley Hatch was born on September 2, 1862 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Conquest of Canaan (1921), The Plunderer (1915) and Little Old New York (1923). He was married to Florence Estelle Wiesner. He died on September 6, 1925 in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York, USA.

20. Maurice Maeterlinck

Writer | The Blue Bird

Maeterlinck was a revolutionary symbolist playwright from Belgium. His influence on modern drama is vast and he was one of the best known figures in Europe in the early twentieth century, both for his plays and his philosophical writings. Best known today for his fantasy play "The Blue Bird", which...

21. Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset

Director | Protéa

French film pioneer, a former painter and sculptor. Designed costumes for the stage, then moved on to film as producer and director of early crime and adventure serials.

22. Burr McIntosh

Actor | Way Down East

Burr McIntosh born William Burr McIntosh in Ohio in 1862. Son of the President of public utility and Cleveland Gas Coal Company William Ambrose. Burr was educated at Lafayette College in Princeton where he became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity in 1884. became a star on Broadway stage, perhaps...

23. Cyril Maude

Actor | Peer Gynt

Cyril Maude was born on April 24, 1862 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Peer Gynt (1915), Grumpy (1930) and Orders Is Orders (1934). He was married to Mrs. P.H. Trew and Winifred Emery. He died on February 20, 1951 in Torquay, Devon, England.

24. Hal Reid

Writer | The Deerslayer

Hal Reid was born on April 14, 1862 in Cedarville, Ohio, USA as James Halleck Reid. He was a writer and actor, known for The Deerslayer (1913), Prohibition (1915) and Cardinal Wolsey (1912). He was married to Marcella Frances Russell, Mrs. Hal Reid and Marylee (Mae) Withers. He died on May 22, 1920...

25. Carl Goetz

Actor | Die Büchse der Pandora

Carl Goetz was born on April 10, 1862 in Vienna, Austrian Empire as Carl Perl. He was an actor, known for Pandora's Box (1929), Tom Sawyer (1917) and Glanz und Elend der Kurtisanen (1920). He died on August 15, 1932 in Vienna, Austria.

27. Mai Wells

Actress | His Majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz

Mai Wells was born on April 1, 1862 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for The New Wizard of Oz (1914), His Busted Trust (1916) and The Last Egyptian (1914). She died on August 1, 1941 in Los Angeles, California.

28. Edward Stratemeyer

Writer | The Hardy Boys

Stratemeyer created many well-known characters such as The Hardy Boys, The Bobbsey Twins, The Rover Boys, Nancy Drew and others.

29. Hubert Willis

Actor | Charles Augustus Milverton

Hubert Willis was born in 1862 in Reading, Berkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Charles Augustus Milverton (1922), A Scandal in Bohemia (1921) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1921). He was married to Mrs. Hubert Willis. He died on December 13, 1933 in Bedford Park, London, England.

30. Annie Elizabeth Crook

Self | Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution

Annie Elizabeth Crook was born in 1863 on London daughter of William Crook and Sarah Annie Quordisman (or Quatermane). Her father William, son of William and Sarah Crook, was baptized on October 24th 1830 and was from Eton, Berkshire, England. Her mother Sarah Annie was born around 1839. Annie's ...

31. Saba Raleigh

Actress | The Clemenceau Case

Saba Raleigh was born on August 8, 1862 in Paddington, London, England as Isabel Pauline Ellissen. She was an actress, known for The Clemenceau Case (1915), The Life of Lord Byron (1922) and Nobody's Child (1919). She was married to Cecil Raleigh. She died on August 22, 1923 in Bloomsbury, London.

32. 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.

33. Prince Heinrich of Prussia

Self | Prince Henry at Philadelphia

Prince Heinrich of Prussia was born on August 14, 1862 in Berlin, Germany as Albert Wilhelm Heinrich Hohenzollern von Preußen. He was married to Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine. He died on April 20, 1929 in Hemmelmark, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

34. Marie Tempest

Actress | Mrs. Plum's Pudding

Marie Tempest was born on July 15, 1862 in London, England as Marie Susan Etherington. She was an actress, known for Mrs. Plum's Pudding (1915), Yellow Sands (1938) and English Nell (1900). She was married to W. Graham Brown, Cosmo Gordon-Lennox and Alfred E. Izard. She died on October 15, 1942 in ...

35. Edgar L. Davenport

Actor | Four Feathers

Edgar L. Davenport was born on February 7, 1862 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA as Edgar Loomis Davenport. He was an actor, known for Four Feathers (1915), The Little Gray Lady (1914) and The Black Arrow (1911). He died on July 24, 1918 in Boston, Massachusetts.

36. Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt was born on July 14, 1862 in Baumgarten, Austria. He died on February 6, 1918 in Vienna, Austria.

37. F.F. Guenste

Actor | The Tiger's Shadow

F.F. Guenste was born on February 16, 1862 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Ferdinand François Guensteq. He was an actor, known for The Tiger's Shadow (1928), The Adorable Cheat (1928) and Beau Brummel (1924). He was married to Katherine. He died on March 28, 1936 in Glendale, California, USA.

38. Gerhart Hauptmann

Writer | Faust: Eine deutsche Volkssage

Gerhart Hauptmann was born on November 15, 1862 in Obersalzbrunn, Lower Silesia, Germany as Gerhart Johann Robert Hauptmann. He was a writer, known for Faust (1926), Rose Bernd (1919) and Die Weber (1927). He was married to Margarete Marschalk and Marie Thienemann. He died on June 6, 1946 in ...

39. Lule Warrenton

Actress | The College Orphan

Lule Warrenton was born on June 22, 1862 in Flint, Michigan, USA. She was an actress and director, known for The College Orphan (1915), Drugged Waters (1916) and Samson (1914). She died on May 14, 1932 in Laguna Beach, California, USA.

40. John Fox Jr.

Writer | The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

Author who wrote about the mountain people (sometimes called hillbillies), who lived primarily in the Appalachia and the Ozarks regions of the Southern United States.

41. Jules-Eugène Legris

Actor | Tom Tight et Dum-Dum

Jules-Eugène Legris was born in 1862. He was an actor, known for Jack Jaggs and Dum Dum (1903) and The Spiritualist Photographer (1903). He died in 1926.

42. Billy Sunday

Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 9

Billy Sunday was born on November 19, 1862 in Ames, Iowa, USA as William Ashley Sunday. He is known for his work on Pathé's Weekly, No. 9 (1914), The Pathé Daily News, No. 4 (1915) and Billy Sunday, the Evangelist (1915). He was married to Helen Amelia Thompson. He died on November 6,...

43. Georges Feydeau

Writer | The Girl from Maxim's

He long thought he was the natural son of the duc de Morny and thus related to Talleyrand. He was the son in law of artist Carolus-Duran.

44. Richard Morris

Actor | The Spirit of the USA

Richard Morris was born on January 3, 1862 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA as William Richard Stuart Morris. He was an actor, known for The Spirit of the USA (1924), Granny (1913) and The Sea Lion (1921). He died on October 11, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. Mrs. Leslie Carter

Actress | DuBarry

Mrs. Leslie Carter was born on June 10, 1862 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as Caroline Louise Dudley. She was an actress and writer, known for DuBarry (1915), The Heart of Maryland (1915) and The Lifeguardsman (1916). She was married to Louis Payne and Leslie Carter. She died on November 13, 1937 in ...

46. Ferris Hartman

Director | A Phantom Husband

Wife was actress Josie Davis.

47. Lewis Gilbert

Actor | Tense Moments from Great Plays

Lewis Gilbert was born in 1862 in France as Adolphe Louis Dardart. He was an actor and director, known for Tense Moments from Great Plays (1922), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1921) and Dick Turpin's Ride to York (1922). He was married to Lina Naseby. He died on March 15, 1925 in Camberwell, ...

48. Edward Elkas

Actor | The Blue Bird

Edward Elkas was born on February 8, 1862 in New York City, New York, USA as Edward Elkas Hirsch. He was an actor, known for The Blue Bird (1918), Les Misérables (1917) and The Strange Story of Sylvia Gray (1914). He was married to Helene Soltesz. He died on December 17, 1933 in St. Albans, ...

49. Edward O'Neill

Actor | Mary Girl

Edward O'Neill was born on October 12, 1862 in Solapur, Maharashtra, India as Edward Alfred Morse Becher. He was an actor, known for Mary Girl (1917), Hindle Wakes (1918) and Vice Versa (1916). He died on August 20, 1938 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England.

50. John E. Kellerd

Actor | The Fight

John E. Kellerd was born on May 14, 1862 in London, England. He was an actor, known for The Fight (1915). He died on June 8, 1929 in Yonkers, New York, USA.


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