Date of Death between 1925-01-01 and 1925-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Max Linder
Actor | Seven Years Bad Luck
Although all too frequently neglected by fans of silent comedy, Max Linder is in many ways as important a figure as Charles Chaplin, Buster Keaton or Harold Lloyd, not least because he predated (and influenced) them all by several years and was largely responsible for the creation of the classic ...
Director | Les vampires
A prolific director--over 700 films, most of them short- or medium-length--Louis Feuillade began his career with Gaumont where, as well as directing his own features, he was appointed artistic director in charge of production in 1907. His work was largely comprised of film series; his first series,...
Actress | The Judgment of the Storm
Lucille Ricksen was born Ingeborg Erickson on August 22, 1910, in Chicago, Illinois. She worked a child model and made her film debut at the age of five. Her parents separated and her mother took her to Hollywood in 1920. Ten year old Lucille was offered a contract with Samuel Goldwyn and starred ...
6. Jennie Lee
Actress | The Birth of a Nation
Jennie Lee was born on September 4, 1848 in Sacramento, California, USA as Mary Jane Lee. She was an actress, known for The Birth of a Nation (1915), Hearts of Oak (1924) and The Children Pay (1916). She was married to William Courtright. She died on August 5, 1925 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, ...
Self | Women Who Win
Queen Alexandra was born Princess Alexandra Caroline Mary Charlotte Louisa Julia on December 1, 1844. She was the granddaughter of the king of Denmark. She lived an uneventful childhood in the palaces of Denmark with her sister, Marie, who became the mother of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. When Alex, ...
9. Mary Thurman
Actress | A Bride for a Knight
Mary Thurman was born Mary Christiansen on April 27, 1895, in Richfield, Utah. She was one of seven children raised in the Mormon faith. Sadly her father passed away when she was nine. Mary attended the University of Utah and got a job as a teacher. In 1915 she took a trip to Hollywood. A talent ...
10. Alfred Paget
Alfred Paget was born on June 2, 1879 in London, England. He was an actor and director, known for Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916), Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1917) and Martyrs of the Alamo (1915). He was married to Leila Halstead Paget. He died in 1925.
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 ...
13. Helen Carruthers
Actress | Among the Mourners
Helen Carruthers was born in 1892 in San Antonio, Texas. She moved to Hollywood with her mother and was signed by Keystone Studios in 1913. Helen appeared in more than a dozen films with Charlies Chaplin including His Pre-Historic Past, The Property Man, and Laughing Gas. When Chaplin left Keystone...
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 ...
15. Mrs. Sidney Drew
Actress | The Charming Mrs. Chase
Lucille McVey was a writer at Vitagraph when she met Sidney Drew shortly after his wife's death. They married almost immediately although he was more than twice her age. She scripted and he directed a number of domestic comedies, said to be more subtle and wholesome than those previously filmed. ...
17. Marguerite Marsh
Actress | Runaway June
Marguerite Marsh was born on April 18, 1888 in Lawrence, Kansas, USA as Marguerite Loveridge Marsh. She was an actress, known for Runaway June (1915), The Master Mystery (1918) and Boomerang Bill (1922). She was married to Donald Loveridge. She died on December 8, 1925 in New York City, New York, ...
18. Jean C. Havez
Writer | Sherlock Jr.
Songwriter ("Darktown Poker Club"), author and agent who wrote special material for musical comedy and vaudeville, also scenarios for Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd, and a press agent for Lew Dockstader's Minstrels. A charter member of ASCAP (1914), Havez' other novelty and ...
20. Sergei Esenin
Writer | Poj pesnyu, poet
Was found dead in 1925 in his room at the hotel Astoria/Angleterre in St. Petersburg, Russia. There is some evidence that he was murdered by the Soviet security service for his political position and support of Leon Trotsky. After the death of Esenin, Leon Trotsky gave a powerful speech in support ...
21. George Field
Actor | Blood and Sand
George Field was born on March 18, 1877 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Blood and Sand (1922), Young Wild West's Mexican Mix-Up (1912) and Young Wild West Cornered by Apaches (1912). He was married to Winifred Greenwood. He died on March 9, 1925 in ...
22. Hugo Bettauer
Writer | Die freudlose Gasse
Hugo Maximilian Bettauer was born in Baden near Vienna (Austria). He was an Austrian-American author and journalist. In 1899 he immigrated to New York and became an American citizen. He was a correspondent and an editor for various newspapers in the US. He was famous for writing "Fortsetzungsromane...
23. Carrie Turpin
Actress | Snakeville's Hen Medic
Carrie Turpin was born in 1882 in Québec, Canada as Carrie LeMieux. She was an actress, known for Snakeville's Hen Medic (1915), Too Much Turkey (1915) and The Merry Models (1915). She was married to Ben Turpin. She died on October 3, 1925 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.
24. 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.
25. Shorty Hamilton
Actor | Denny from Ireland
Shorty Hamilton was born on September 9, 1879 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John H. Hamilton. He was an actor, known for Denny from Ireland (1918), It Happened Out West (1923) and The Snail (1918). He was married to Ethel Spurgint (actress). He died on March 7, 1925 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
27. Pierre Louÿs
Writer | Cet obscur objet du désir
Louÿs' refined evocations, not to say re-inventions, of the society of Hellenistic Greece proved extremely popular in both France and the English speaking world, especially due to the somewhat risque nature of such works as Aphrodite (1896) and Les Chansons de Bilitis (1894). He lived his entire ...
28. Eugen Sandow
Self | Ringkämpfer
Sandow was already a great admirer of Greek and Roman statues of gladiators and mythical heroes when his father took him to Italy as a boy. By the time he was 19, he was already performing strongman stunts in side shows. The legendary Florenz Ziegfeld saw the young strongman and hired him for his ...
32. Ray Grey
Director | Down on the Farm
Ray Grey was born on February 19, 1890 in San Diego, California, USA as Raymond Standish Grey. He was a director and actor, known for Down on the Farm (1920), Stand Pat (1922) and Loose Change (1922). He was married to Florence Anna Pauly. He died on April 18, 1925 in Glendale, California.
35. Edward Flanagan
Actor | Don't Call Me Little Girl
Edward Flanagan was born on August 15, 1880 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Edward James Flanagan Jr. He was an actor, known for Don't Call Me Little Girl (1921), The Hunch (1921) and Almost Heroes (1919). He was married to Charlotte Ravenscroft. He died on August 18, 1925 in Los Angeles, California...
36. Lester Cuneo
Actor | Western Grit
A stage actor since his early teenage years, Lester Cuneo made his first film, a comedy short, in 1910. It was quite successful, and he soon began appearing in a series of comedy shorts, which he also directed. Tiring of comedies, he decided to make himself a cowboy star and turned to making ...
37. Melli Beese
Melli Beese was born on September 13, 1886 in Laubegast, Saxony, Germany as Amelie Hedwig Beese. She was married to Charles Boutard. She died on December 21, 1925 in Berlin, Germany.
41. 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, ...
Writer | La fin du monde
Camille Flammarion was born on February 26, 1842 in Montigny-le-Roi, Haute Marne, France as Nicolas Camille Flammarion. He was a writer, known for End of the World (1931). He was married to Gabrielle Renaudot and Sylvie Petiaux-Hugo. He died on June 3, 1925 in Juvisy-sur-Orge, Essonne, France.
44. Edward Jobson
Actor | Someone in the House
Edward Jobson was born on February 29, 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Edwin C. Jobson. He was an actor, known for Someone in the House (1920), Burning Daylight (1920) and Someone Must Pay (1919). He died on February 7, 1925 in San Jose, California, USA.
45. William Haggar
Director | The Tramp and Baby's Bottle
Arthur William Haggar, a film pioneer of the silent era, began his career as a traveling entertainer who later bought a Bioscope show and earned his money in south Wales. Beginning in 1902 he began making ground-breaking fiction films which made him one of the earliest British film directors. "...
Actress | Father's Close Shave
Margaret Cullington was born in August 1885 in New Rochelle, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Father's Close Shave (1920), Jiggs in Society (1920) and Jiggs and the Social Lion (1920). She was married to Louis Fitzroy and William Fowler. She died on July 18, 1925 in Hollywood, ...
49. Dick Bernard
Actor | Poor Schmaltz
Dick Bernard was born on December 21, 1866 in Birmingham, England as Reuben Bernard. He was an actor, known for Poor Schmaltz (1915) and Bluebeard's Seven Wives (1925). He was married to Marguerite Reardon. He died on December 25, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA.