Birth Date between 1878-01-01 and 1878-12-31 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
13. Carl Sandburg
Writer | American Playhouse
Carl Sandburg was born on January 6, 1878 in Galesburg, Illinois, USA as Carl August Sandburg. He is known for his work on American Playhouse (1981), You Are There (1953) and Lincoln (1974). He was married to Lilian Steichen. He died on July 22, 1967 in Flat Rock, North Carolina, USA.
16. Jean Moreau
Actor | Die Toten rächen sich selbst
Jean Moreau was born on January 8, 1878 in Sisak, Croatia-Slavonia, Austria-Hungary as Giovanni Morovich. He was an actor, known for Die Toten rächen sich selbst (1920), Alkohol (1920) and Flimmersterne (1919). He died on June 28, 1952 in Berlin, Germany.
18. Sydney Jarvis
Actor | Climbing the Golden Stairs
Sydney Jarvis was born on January 11, 1878 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Climbing the Golden Stairs (1929), Loose Ankles (1930) and Footlights and Fools (1929). He was married to Virginia Dare. He died on June 6, 1939 in Hollywood, California, USA.
19. Bert Van Tuyle
Director | Something New
Bert Van Tuyle was born on January 11, 1878 in New York, USA. He was a director and actor, known for Something New (1920), The Grub Stake (1923) and The Girl from God's Country (1921). He was married to Nell Shipman. He died on June 13, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
21. Ferenc Molnár
Writer | Carousel
Ferenc Molnár was born on January 12, 1878 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary as Ferenc Neumann. He is known for his work on Carousel, Tales of Manhattan (1942) and Double Wedding (1937). He was married to Lili Darvas, Sári Fedák and Margit Vészi. He died on April 1, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA.
24. Elsa Bassermann
Actress | Der eiserne Wille
Elsa Bassermann was born on January 14, 1878 in Leipzig, Germany as Elisabeth Sara Schiff. She was an actress and writer, known for Der eiserne Wille (1917), Das Werk seines Lebens (1919) and Die Söhne des Grafen Dossy (1920). She was married to Albert Bassermann. She died on May 30, 1961 in ...
25. Erwin Connelly
Actor | Sherlock Jr.
Erwin Connelly was born on January 14, 1878 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Erwin Sylvester Connelly. He was an actor, known for Sherlock Jr. (1924), Shipwrecked (1926) and Under Suspicion (1930). He was married to Jane Connelly. He died on February 12, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
26. H.D.C. Pepler
Writer | Everyman
H.D.C. Pepler was born on January 14, 1878 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England as Harry Douglas Clark Pepler. He was a writer and actor, known for Everyman (1937), The Pilgrim's Progress (1939) and Hansel and Gretel (1937). He died on September 20, 1951 in Ditchling Common, Sussex.
27. Rolf Randolf
Rolf Randolf was born on January 15, 1878 in Vienna, Austria as Rudolf Zanbauer. He was a director and producer, known for Kronprinz Rudolph oder: Das Geheimnis von Mayerling (1919), Der Bettler vom Kölner Dom (1927) and Unter der Dornenkrone - Mexikos Kaisertragödie (1921). He died on ...
28. Harry Carey
Actor | Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Born in New York City to a Judge of Special Sessions who was also president of a sewing machine company. Grew up on City Island, New York. Attended Hamilton Military Academy and turned down an appointment to West Point to attend New York Law School, where his law school classmates included future ...
29. Oscar Apfel
Director | The Squaw Man
Entering the film industry almost at its beginning, Oscar Apfel began his career in 1911 as a director. He hit the big leagues in 1914 when he was given many prestigious assignments for Paramount Pictures, often in collaboration with Cecil B. DeMille. In 1916, he switched to Fox, and then ...
32. Nap de la Mar
Actor | De zaak M.P.
Nap de la Mar was born on January 17, 1878 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands as Napoleon Christiaan de la Mar. He was an actor, known for The M.P. Case (1960). He was married to Sien De la Mar-Kloppers. He died on July 3, 1930 in Zeist, Utrecht, Netherlands.
33. Tom Fortune
Tom Fortune was born on January 18, 1878 in Toronto, Canada as Thomas George Fortune. He was an actor, known for Where Is My Wandering Boy Tonight? (1909), A Girl of the West (1912) and Heroes of the Mutiny (1911). He died on March 16, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Actress | Les larmes du pardon
Suzanne Goldstein was born on January 18, 1878 in Paris, France as Léa Suzanne Goldstein. She was an actress, known for Les larmes du pardon (1919), The Heir of the Lagarderes (1913) and Engaged in Spite of Themselves (1911). She died on November 27, 1969 in Montmorency, Val-d'Oise, France.
36. Jennie Mac
Jennie Mac began her acting career at the age of 53 after the death of her husband. Her daughter Aline MacMahon, a well-known film and stage actress encouraged her mother's new career. Jennie Mac studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She often appeared in the films of her nephew ...
38. Herbert Corthell
Actor | Hidden Enemy
Herbert Corthell was born on January 20, 1878 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Joseph Bertram Corthell. He was an actor, known for Hidden Enemy (1940), The Man in Blue (1937) and Duke of the Navy (1942). He was married to Marion Corthell. He died on January 23, 1947 in Hollywood, California, USA.
39. Finlay Currie
Actor | Ben-Hur
Scottish-born Finlay Currie was a former church organist and choirmaster, who made his stage debut at 20 years of age. It took him 34 more years before making his first film, but he worked steadily for another 30 years after that. Although he was a large, imposing figure, with a rich, deep voice ...
40. Ernest Joy
Actor | The Dancin' Fool
Ernest Joy was born on January 20, 1878 in Iowa, USA as Ernest C. Joy. He was an actor and production manager, known for The Dancin' Fool (1920), Joan the Woman (1916) and Cameo Kirby (1914). He was married to Jessie Busley and Mabel Van Buren. He died on February 12, 1924 in Los Angeles, ...
41. Ruth St. Denis
Ruth St. Denis was born on January 20, 1878 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Ruth Dennis. She is known for her work on The Lily and the Rose (1915), Look Your Best (1923) and Bill Slater Show (1949). She was married to Ted Shawn. She died on July 21, 1968 in Hollywood, California, USA.
Actress | It Happened One Night
Blanche Friderici was born on January 21, 1878 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for It Happened One Night (1934), Sadie Thompson (1928) and Secrets (1933). She was married to Donald Campbell. She died on December 23, 1933 in Visalia, California, USA.
44. Egon Friedell
Writer | Die Bekehrung des Dr. Wundt
Egon Friedell was born on January 21, 1878 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary as Egon Friedmann. He was an actor and writer, known for Die Bekehrung des Dr. Wundt (1914) and Die Marquise von Clermont (1922). He died on March 16, 1938 in Vienna, Austria.
Actress | Rope
In a career that covered six decades, Constance Collier evolved into one of Broadway and London's finest tragediennes during the first half of the 1900s. While the regal, dark-featured beauty who bore classic Romanesque features enjoyed a transcontinental career like a number of her contemporaries,...
46. Ben Deeley
Actor | Victory
Ben Deeley was born on January 22, 1878 in Folsom, California, USA as Bernard Z. Deeley. He was an actor, known for Victory (1919), East Lynne (1916) and The Cyclone Rider (1924). He was married to Barbara La Marr and Marie Wayne. He died on September 23, 1924 in Hollywood, California.
47. William Desmond
Born in the upstate New York town of Horseheads in 1878, William Desmond began his show business career in vaudeville and on the stage. He had his own theatrical company by the time he made his film debut in Kilmeny (1915). Starting out in dramatic parts, Desmond soon switched to westerns and ...