Birth Date between 1863-01-01 and 1863-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. C. Aubrey Smith

Actor | Rebecca

Movie roles are sometimes based upon what the audience expects to see. If the role called for the tall stereotypical Englishmen with the stiff upper lip and stern determination, that man would be C. Aubrey Smith, graduate of Cambridge University, a leading Freemason and a test cricketer for England...

2. 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...

3. Konstantin Stanislavski

Na dne

Konstantin Stanislavski was a wealthy Russian businessman turned director who founded the Moscow Art Theatre, and originated the Stanislavski's System of acting which was spread over the world by his students, such as Michael Chekhov, Aleksei Dikij, Stella Adler, Viktor Tourjansky, and Richard ...

4. William Randolph Hearst

Producer | Little Old New York

William Randolph Hearst was the greatest newspaper baron in the history of the United States and is the person whom Citizen Kane (1941), widely regarded as the greatest film ever made, is primarily based on. While there are many similarities between Charles Foster Kane, as limned by the great Orson...

5. Edythe Chapman

Actress | Beyond the Rocks

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 ...

6. Gustav von Seyffertitz

Actor | Dishonored

Gustav von Seyffertitz was born on August 4, 1863 in Haimhausen, Dachau, Bavaria. He was an actor and director, known for Dishonored (1931), Sherlock Holmes (1922) and The Docks of New York (1928). He died on December 25, 1943 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

7. John Bunny

Actor | Her Old Sweetheart

When John Bunny died the New York Times stated, "The name John Bunny will always be linked to the movies." Little did movie fans of 1915 realize that he would be completely forgotten the next year and completely omitted from many books on silent movies 70-80 years later.

Bunny was the ninth in a ...

8. Zeffie Tilbury

Actress | The Grapes of Wrath

Zeffie Tilbury was born on November 20, 1863 in London, England as Zeffie Agnes Lydia Tilbury. She was an actress, known for The Grapes of Wrath (1940), Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935) and Camille (1921). She was married to L. E. Woodthorpe and Arthur Frederick Lewis. She died on July 24, 1950 in Los...

9. Carrie Daumery

Actress | The Conquering Power

Carrie Daumery was born on March 25, 1863 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. She was an actress, known for The Conquering Power (1921), Lady Windermere's Fan (1925) and Cameo Kirby (1930). She died on July 1, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

10. E.H. Calvert

Actor | The Benson Murder Case

E.H. Calvert was born on June 27, 1863 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA as Elisha Helm Calvert. He was an actor and director, known for The Benson Murder Case (1930), The Wizard (1927) and Vultures of Society (1916). He was married to Thelma M. (actress) and Lillian Drew. He died on October 5, 1941 in ...

11. 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 ...

12. Henry Ford

Self | Til Vesterheimen

Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863 in Dearborn Township, Wayne County, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Til Vesterheimen (1939), Mutual Weekly, No. 44 (1915) and Pathé News, No. 86 (1915). He was married to Clara Jane Bryant. He died on April 7, 1947 in Dearborn, Michigan.

13. Dan Crimmins

Actor | The Midnight Express

Dan Crimmins was born on May 18, 1863 in Liverpool, England as Alexander M. Lyon. He was an actor, known for The Midnight Express (1924), The Valley of the Giants (1927) and Vagabond Lady (1935). He was married to Rosa Gore. He died on July 12, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

14. William Humphrey

Director | Atonement

William Humphrey was born William Jonathan Humphrey on January 2nd, 1875 in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, USA. He entered films in 1909 as an actor, in 1910 as a director, and in 1917 as a screenwriter. He directed films and wrote screenplays until 1922. As an actor, he appeared in 124 films from ...

15. W.W. Jacobs

Writer | Our Relations

English dramatist and story writer, usually of tales involving the sea and village life and often dealing with supernatural or horror elements. He was a clerk until finding success as a full-time author with his first collected stories, published as "Many Cargoes" in 1896. He is best known for "The...

16. Clifford Dempsey

Actor | Salute

Clifford Dempsey was born on July 11, 1863 in Winchester, Connecticut, USA as Clifford John Dempsey. He was an actor, known for Salute (1929), Too Many Cooks (1931) and Happy Days (1929). He was married to Bertina Robison. He died on September 4, 1938 in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, USA.

17. Harry Todd

Actor | In Old Cheyenne

Harry Todd was born on December 13, 1863 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as John Nelson Todd. He was an actor, known for In Old Cheyenne (1931), One Is Guilty (1934) and Tea: With a Kick! (1923). He was married to Margaret Joslin. He died on February 15, 1935 in Glendale, California, USA.

18. Harry Beresford

Actor | Seven Keys to Baldpate

Harry Beresford was born on November 4, 1863 in London, England as Henry William Walter Horseley Beresford. He was an actor and writer, known for Seven Keys to Baldpate (1935), Anna Karenina (1935) and David Copperfield (1935). He was married to Edith Wylie (actress). He died on October 4, 1944 in ...

19. Mac Barnes

Actor | The Food Gamblers

Mac Barnes was born on June 2, 1863 in Bedford, Indiana, USA as Michael Malott Barnes. He was an actor, known for The Food Gamblers (1917), Experience (1921) and The Haunted House (1917). He was married to Louisa Barnes. He died on January 10, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

20. Jan Hieronimko

Actor | Vampyr

Jan Hieronimko was born in 1863 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He is an actor, known for Vampyr (1932).

21. Pietro Mascagni

Soundtrack | Raging Bull

Pietro Mascagni was born on December 7, 1863 in Livorno, Tuscany, Italy as Pietro Antonio Stefano Mascagni. He was married to Lina Carbognani. He died on August 2, 1945 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

22. Arthur Machen

Writer | El esqueleto de la señora Morales

In 1914 Machen wrote a story called "The Bowmen", about how British troops at the Battle of the Mons--which had recently occurred--were helped in their victory by the ghosts of medieval British longbowmen who appeared in the sky at the height of the battle and rained down arrows on the opposing ...

23. John Martin Harvey

Actor | The Only Way

When one thinks of the great English actors who have been knighted, one thinks of Henry Irving, the greatest actor of the middle-to-late Victorian period who became the first thespian to have a sovereign's sword patted on both shoulders in 1895, or the likes of

Laurence Olivier(acclaimed as the ...

24. 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 ...

25. Herschel Mayall

Actor | The Beast

Herschel Mayall was born on July 12, 1863 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor, known for The Beast (1916), Shackled (1918) and Arabian Love (1922). He died on June 10, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

26. Al J. Jennings

Actor | Beating Back

Al J. Jennings was born on November 25, 1863 in Virginia, USA as Alphonso J. Jennings. He was an actor and writer, known for Beating Back (1914), The Lady of the Dugout (1918) and The Tryout (1919). He died on December 26, 1961 in Tarzana, California, USA.

27. 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.

28. S.D. Wilcox

Actor | The Heart of Maryland

S.D. Wilcox was born on February 8, 1863 in Ashtabula, Ohio, USA as Silas Wilcox. He was an actor, known for The Heart of Maryland (1927), Danger Patrol (1928) and Home Sweet Home (1926). He died on February 11, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

29. William A. Brady

Producer | Life

William A. Brady was born on June 19, 1863 in San Francisco, California, USA as William Aloysius Brady. He is known for his work on Life (1920), Stolen Orders (1918) and Beloved Adventuress (1917). He was married to Grace George and Rose Marie René (French dancer). He died on January 6, 1950 in New...

30. 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 Great Moment (1921). She died on August 28, 1933 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

31. Sydney Deane

Actor | The Last of the Mohicans

Sydney Deane was born on March 1, 1863 in Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Sydney Leslie Deane. He was an actor, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1920), The Squaw Man (1914) and Missing Millions (1922). He was married to Margaret Melrose O'Brien. He died on March 20, 1934 in ...

32. Horace Hodges

Actor | Jamaica Inn

Horace Hodges was born on December 19, 1863 in Falmouth, Cornwall, England as William Horace Hodges. He was an actor and writer, known for Jamaica Inn (1939), After Dark (1933) and Summer Lightning (1933). He died on July 6, 1951 in Petersfield, Hampshire, England.

33. Henry De Vere Stacpoole

Writer | The Blue Lagoon

A ship's surgeon for more than forty years, Stacpoole was an expert on the South Sea islands. His many books contain detailed descriptions of the natural life and civilizations with which he was so at home.

34. Arthur Earle

Actor | Bride 13

Arthur Earle was born on March 4, 1863 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA as Arthur Earls Koopman. He was an actor, known for Bride 13 (1920), The Butcher Boy (1917) and The Dark Star (1919). He died on May 13, 1926 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

35. John Peachey

Actor | The Diamond Necklace

John Peachey was born on April 2, 1863 in Dalston, London, England as John Frederick Peachey. He was an actor, known for The Diamond Necklace (1921) and The Call of Youth (1921). He died on February 26, 1947 in Finchley, London.

36. Gene Stratton-Porter

Writer | The Keeper of the Bees

Born the daughter of a Methodist minister, Gene was the youngest of 12 children. Gene got her start when she sent bird and animal photographs to "Recreation" magazine. The magazine was so impressed, they asked her to write for them. She also wrote for "Outing" magazine. At this point, she turned to...

37. Gabriele D'Annunzio

Writer | Zorro contro Maciste

Gabriele D'Annunzio was born on March 12, 1863 in Pescara, Abruzzi e Molise, Italy as Gaetano Rapagnetto d'Annunzio. He was a writer, known for Samson and the Slave Queen (1963), La luz, tríptico de la vida moderna (1917) and La crociata degli innocenti (1917). He was married to Maria ...

38. Edvard Munch

Art Department | Aale Tynni tarinain lähteellä

Edvard Munch was born on December 12, 1863 in Løten, Hedmark, Norway. He is known for his work on Aale Tynni tarinain lähteellä (1987), Let the Scream Be Heard (2013) and Rediscovering the Image (1965). He died on January 23, 1944 in Ekely in Oslo, Norway.

39. Wilfrid North

Actor | Captain Blood

London-born Wilfrid North had a long and distinguished career on the stage as an actor, director and manager before joining Vitagraph Pictures in 1913 as a director. Vitagraph placed him at the helm of the films of its reigning comedy star, the portly John Bunny. North acquitted himself well in ...

40. James Wang

Actor | The Fighting Adventurer

James Wang was born in 1863 in Canton, China. He was an actor, known for The Fighting Adventurer (1924), Perils of Pauline (1933) and Roar of the Dragon (1932). He died on April 20, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

41. Charles Pathé

Producer | La roue

Charles Pathé was born on December 25, 1863 in Chevry-Cossigny, Seine-et-Marne, France as Charles Morand Pathé. He was a producer and director, known for The Wheel (1923), The Conquest of the Pole (1912) and Scène de laveuses (1896). He was married to Marie Foy. He died on December 25, 1957 ...

42. Max Skladanowsky

Director | Die Serpentintänzerin

Max Skladanowsky was born on April 30, 1863 in Berlin, Germany as Max Richard Skladanowsky. He was a director and producer, known for Die Serpentintänzerin (1895), Liebigs Fleischextrakt (1897) and Kamarinskaja (1895). He was married to Gertrud Anna Pauline Marx and Else Ranzen. He died on ...

43. Joseph Kilgour

Actor | Janice Meredith

Joseph Kilgour was born on July 11, 1863 in Ayr, Ontario, Canada as Joseph Turnbull Kilgour. He was an actor, known for Janice Meredith (1924), My Lady's Slipper (1916) and The Dawn of Freedom (1916). He was married to Angela L Kilgour (c1881 - 1929). He died on April 21, 1933 in Bay Shore, Long ...

44. Laura Bayley

Actress | Cinderella

Laura Bayley was born in November 1863 in Ramsgate, Kent, England as Laura Eugenia Bayley. She was an actress, known for Cinderella (1898), Mary Jane's Mishap (1903) and Let Me Dream Again (1900). She was married to George Albert Smith. She died on October 25, 1938 in Hove, East Sussex, England.

45. Mary Brough

Actress | A Sister to Assist 'Er

Mary Brough was born Mary Bessie Brough in London in 1863 from a long theatrical family, eldest daughter of well-known stage actor Lionel Brough. Mary made her first professional stage appearance in 1881, her roles varied from the classics to light comedies and popular melodramas at the Drury Lane ...

46. Louis Tracy

Writer | Wings of the Morning

Also known as Gordon Holmes.

47. Warwick Buckland

Actor | Trelawny of the Wells

Warwick Buckland, English stage performer from the 1880's, often appeared as elderly gentleman in starring and supporting roles in many drama films for the Hepworth Film Company, he first played the Inspector in 'Exceeding His Duty' directed by Lewin Fitahamon and played opposite Ruby Belasco in ...

48. Adele Sandrock

Actress | Helena

Adele Sandrock was born on August 19, 1863 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Adele Feldern-Förster. She was an actress, known for Helen of Troy (1924), Op hoop van zegen (1924) and Die Försterchristl (1931). She died on August 30, 1937 in Berlin, Germany.

49. Henry Vibart

Actor | The Little Minister

Henry Vibart was born on December 25, 1863 in Musselburgh, Scotland as Henry James Vibart. He was an actor, known for The Little Minister (1915), A Kiss for Cinderella (1925) and John Forrest Finds Himself (1920). He died on August 30, 1943 in Richmond, Surrey, England.

50. Dick La Reno

Actor | The Squaw Man

Dick La Reno was born on October 31, 1863 in Ireland. He was an actor, known for The Squaw Man (1914), Isobel or The Trail's End (1920) and Cameo Kirby (1914). He died on July 26, 1945 in Hollywood, California, USA.


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