Birth Date between 1878-01-01 and 1878-12-31 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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1. Emil Biron

Actor | Die Weber

Emil Biron was born on January 1, 1878 in Elberfeld, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Die Weber (1927), Katinka (1918) and Ein Frühlingstraum (1919). He died on January 18, 1952 in Potsdam, Germany.

3. Cesare Zoppetti

Actor | Il fu Mattia Pascal

Cesare Zoppetti was born on January 1, 1878 in Genoa, Italy. He was an actor, known for Il fu Mattia Pascal (1937), La riva dei bruti (1931) and Tonight at Eleven (1938). He died on March 15, 1940 in Rome, Italy.

5. Max Nivelli

Producer | Das Alte Bild

Max Nivelli was born on January 1, 1878 in Katowice, Slaskie, Poland as Menachem Mendel Lewin. He is a producer and actor, known for Das Alte Bild (1918), Die Tochter des Bajazzo (1919) and Der Fluch des Nuri (1918).

6. John Cumberland

Actor | A Gay Old Dog

John Cumberland was born on January 2, 1878 in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada. He was an actor, known for A Gay Old Dog (1919), Baby Mine (1917) and The Charming Mrs. Chase (1920). He died on July 2, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Rosa Grünberg

Soundtrack | Älskande par

Rosa Grünberg was born on January 4, 1878 in Stockholm, Sweden as Rosalie Grünberg. She was married to Yngve Sjöstedt. She died on April 11, 1960.

11. C.B. Steele

The Gold Rush

C.B. Steele was born on January 4, 1878 in Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Gold Rush (1925), The Grapes of Wrath (1940) and The Idle Class (1921). He died on March 5, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

12. Augustus John

Self | Face to Face

Augustus John was born on January 4, 1878 in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales. He was married to Nettleship, Ida. He died on October 31, 1961.

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.

14. Auguste Bailly

Writer | Naples au baiser de feu

Professor of French, Latin and Greek. Taught at Lycee Pasteur (Neuilly) 1918-1936.

15. Curt Cappi

Actor | Namensheirat

Curt Cappi was born on January 8, 1878 in Weimar, Germany as Conrad Lehmann. He was an actor, known for Marriage in Name Only (1930), Falstaff in Vienna (1940) and Der Bankspion (1921). He died in 1944 in Linz, Austria.

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.

17. Elmer Harris

Writer | Ransom

Co-founder of Allied Authors, a US film production company, in 1923.

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.

20. William Marion

Actor | The Hope Diamond Mystery

William Marion was born on January 12, 1878 in California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Hope Diamond Mystery (1921), One Hour (1917) and The Devil to Pay (1920). He died on January 3, 1957 in Los Angeles, California.

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.

22. Jack Pratt

Actor | Dan

Jack Pratt was born on January 12, 1878 in New Brunswick, Canada as John Harold Pratt. He was an actor and director, known for Dan (1914), A Man's Making (1915) and The Rip-Tide (1923). He died on December 24, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

23. Harry Bernard

Actor | The Shadow

Harry Bernard was born on January 13, 1878 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Shadow (1937), Saps at Sea (1940) and Bedtime Worries (1933). He died on November 4, 1940 in Hollywood, California.

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

Director | Kronprinz Rudolph oder: Das Geheimnis von Mayerling

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 ...

30. Will Levington Comfort

Writer | Somewhere in Sonora

Popular novelist and short story writer.

31. John C. McCallum

Actor | The Voice from the Sky

John C. McCallum was born on January 17, 1878 in Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Voice from the Sky (1929). He died on December 1, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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

Actor | Where Is My Wandering Boy Tonight?

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.

34. Suzanne Goldstein

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

Rio Rita

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 ...

37. Rudolf Ritter

Actor | Der Wilderer

Rudolf Ritter was born on January 19, 1878 in Brüx, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Der Wilderer (1926). He died on June 3, 1966 in Gaildorf, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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

The Lily and the Rose

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.

42. Harry Weil

Assistant Director | Circus Days

Harry Weil was born on January 20, 1878 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Circus Days (1923), Oliver Twist (1922) and Ashes of Vengeance (1923). He died on January 23, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

43. Blanche Friderici

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.

45. Constance Collier

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

Actor | Around the World in Eighteen Days

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 ...

48. Magnus Stifter

Actor | Der rote Henker

Magnus Stifter was born on January 23, 1878 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor and director, known for Der rote Henker (1920), Othello (1922) and Der Graf von Essex (1922). He died on September 8, 1943 in Vienna, Austria.

49. Rutland Boughton

Soundtrack | Lorna Doone

Father: William Rutland Boughton; Mother: Grace M. Bishop.

50. Harry Steier

Actor | Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor

Harry Steier was born on January 23, 1878 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany. He was an actor, known for Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (1918). He died on January 16, 1936 in Berlin, Germany.


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