Date of Death between 1935-01-01 and 1935-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Thelma Todd
Actress | Horse Feathers
Thelma Todd was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, an industrial city near the New Hampshire state line. She was a lovely child with good academic tendencies, so much so that she decided early on to become a schoolteacher. After high school she went on to college but at her mother's insistence ...
Actress | Sunnyside Up
Pretty-as-a-picture Marjorie White was a charming comedienne, and although she was never the star, she stole many scenes from stars. She co-starred with some of the leading comediennes of the day, such as Wheeler and Woolsey, the Three Stooges, and Joe E. Brown, and brought smiles to the faces of ...
3. Will Rogers
Actor | Judge Priest
World-famous, widely popular American humorist of the vaudeville stage and of silent and sound films, Will Rogers graduated from military school, but his first real job was in the livestock business in Argentina, of all places. He transported pack animals across the South Atlantic from Buenos Aires...
4. Zelda Sears
Writer | The Divorcee
Zelda Sears was born on January 21, 1873 in Brockway, Michigan, USA as Zelda Paldi. She was a writer and actress, known for The Divorcee (1930), A Wicked Woman (1934) and This Side of Heaven (1934). She was married to Louis C. Wiswell and Herbert E. Sears (actor). She died on February 19, 1935 in ...
Actor | The Lost City
William 'Stage' Boyd was born on December 18, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lost City (1935), The Locked Door (1929) and The Spoilers (1930). He was married to Clara Joel, Margaret Christiansen and Diana Miller. He died on March 20, 1935 in Los Angeles, ...
Actor | Tom Sawyer
Quiet, benign, blue-eyed, rangy-framed child/teen actor Junior Durkin, who was an absolute natural on film and possessed major "down home" appeal, showed strong promise in just the few 1930s films he appeared in. A fatal roadster accident quickly ended the dreams of this young "Henry Fonda" type ...
Actor | Don Quixote
Best-known for performing the most popular baseball poem, "Casey at the Bat." Filmed as one of the first talkies, 5 years before The Jazz Singer (1927), Casey at the Bat (1922), was included in Ken Burns' Baseball (1994). Hopper, a fervent New York Giant fan, first performed the then-unknown poem ...
8. David Landau
Actor | Horse Feathers
Very busy Hollywood character actor who didn't hit his stride on screen until he was in his 50s but who nonetheless appeared in 33 films between 1931 and 1934. Many of his performances were somewhat wooden, although that suited the characters he portrayed. Landau was best known for his deep, ...
9. Mack Swain
Actor | The Gold Rush
Mack Swain was born in 1876 and soon became a talented vaudevillian. In 1913 he was hired by Mack Sennett and appeared in a few Mabel Normand pictures until a year later he became even bigger when 'Charlie Chaplin' arrived at the Keystone Studio. Swain later created a character by the name of ...
10. Gordon Westcott
Actor | The World Changes
Gordon Westcott was born on November 6, 1903 in St. George, Utah, USA as Myrthus Hickman. He was an actor, known for The World Changes (1933), Registered Nurse (1934) and Footlight Parade (1933). He was married to Hazel Beth McArthur and Margaret Cardon. He died on October 30, 1935 in Hollywood, ...
11. T.E. Lawrence
Writer | Lawrence of Arabia
T.E. Lawrence was born on August 16, 1888 in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales as Thomas Edward Lawrence. He was a writer, known for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), With Lawrence in Arabia (1927) and T. E. Lawrence 1888-1935 (1962). He died on May 19, 1935 in Clouds Hill, Dorset, England.
12. Carlos Gardel
Soundtrack | True Lies
Known as El Zorzal Criollo, the songbird of Buenos Aires, Carlos Gardel is a legendary figure in Uruguay and Argentina. He was born on December 11st, 1890, in Toulouse (France). His place of birth have been claimed by the Uruguayans and Argentinians, however, his Birth Certificate and his Will ...
13. Louise Emmons
Actress | The Last Egyptian
Louise Emmons was born in 1858 in Yuba County, California, USA as Louie A. Adkison. She was an actress, known for The Last Egyptian (1914), Mush and Milk (1933) and White Eagle (1922). She was married to Roswell Emmons. She died on March 6, 1935 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
Cinematographer | 90° South
Herbert G. Ponting was born on March 21, 1870 in Wiltshire, England as Herbert George Ponting. He was a director and cinematographer, known for 90° South (1933), The Great White Silence (1924) and The Undying Story of Captain Scott and Animal Life in the Antarctic (1914). He died on February 7,...
Cinematographer | Sandow
Born in France to British parents, William Kennedy-Laurie Dickson stayed in that country until age 19, when he, his mother and sisters (their father had died sometime before) returned to Great Britain. Once there, Dickson--in an early indication of his lifelong fascination with science and ...
17. Jack Coogan Sr.
Producer | Trouble
Jack Coogan Sr. was born on January 21, 1887 in Syracuse, New York, USA as John Henry Coogan. He is known for his work on Trouble (1922), Daddy (1923) and The Rag Man (1925). He was married to Lillian Coogan. He died on May 4, 1935 in San Diego, California, USA.
18. Lloyd Hamilton
Actor | A Self-Made Failure
Being one of numerous important comedians during the silent era whose popularity has turned into almost complete obscurity, Lloyd Hamilton has nevertheless earned a reputation as an original talent among film historians and enthusiasts. Born into a conservative middle-class family in California, ...
19. Harry Todd
Actor | One Is Guilty
Harry Todd was born on December 13, 1863 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as John Nelson Todd. He was an actor, known for One Is Guilty (1934), Tea: With a Kick! (1923) and When Macbeth Came to Snakeville (1914). He was married to Margaret Joslin. He died on February 15, 1935 in Glendale, California...
20. Alban Berg
Soundtrack | Natural Born Killers
Alban Maria Johannes Berg was born on February 9, 1885, in Vienna, Austria. He was the third of four children in the upper-class family of Conrad Berg and his wife Johanna, nee Braun. He was trained for a career in accounting, but his father died in 1900, causing him a depression and the onset of ...
21. Herbert Bunston
Actor | Dracula
At age 23, the year 1897, Herbert began a long experience of his career towards acting on the British Theater. During that time the theater was still owned by the eminent Thomas Alva Edison. As a classically trained British actor he began by acting in small parts on screen and off. Fans will ...
Writer | The Haunted Woman
Gilman was born on July 3, 1860, in Hartford, Connecticut, to Mary Perkins (formerly Mary Fitch Westcott) and Frederic Beecher Perkins. She had only one brother, Thomas Adie, who was fourteen months older, because a physician advised Mary Perkins that she might die if she bore other children. ...
24. Alfred Dreyfus
Self | Captain Dreyfus
Alfred Dreyfuss is known, and earned his place in history, for being unwillingly at the center of a scandal that rocked France from 1894 until 1906. Dreyfuss, a captain on the General Staff, had been accused of passing sensitive artillery information to Germany (it was soon discovered that another ...
25. Dutch Schultz
Dutch Schultz was born on August 6, 1901 in Bronx, New York, USA as Arthur Simon Flegenheimer. He was married to Frances. He died on October 24, 1935 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
Writer | A Rumor of Angels
Grace Duffie Boylan was on 9 February, 1861, at Kalamazoo, Michigan, one of eleven children born to Phelix K. and Juliette Duffie. Her father, who had emigrated from Ireland, owned the Dollar House Hotel in Kalamazoo. During the American Civil War he served for eighteen months as a Captain in the ...
27. Léonce Perret
Director | L'enfant de Paris
Léonce Perret was born on March 13, 1880 in Niort, Deux-Sèvres, France as Léonce Joseph Perret. He was a director and actor, known for L'enfant de Paris (1913), The A.B.C. of Love (1919) and Léonce et les écrevisses (1913). He was married to Valentine Petit. He died on August 12, 1935...
29. Monroe Salisbury
Actor | The Barbarian
Monroe Salisbury was born Orange Salisbury Cash, the son of David Cash and Ellen Louise Salisbury Cash, and grandson of Aaron Cash and Ann Roat Cash of Evans, Erie County, New York. He grew up with two sisters, Adelaide Mary Cash and Anna Louise Cash. By 1900, he was a working actor supporting his ...
31. Alexander Moissi
Actor | Die Königsloge
Alexander Moissi was born on April 2, 1879 in Trieste, Austria-Hungary as Aleksandër Moisiu. He was an actor and director, known for Die Königsloge (1929), Figaros Hochzeit (1920) and Der junge Goethe (1919). He was married to Johanna Terwin and Marie Urfus. He died on March 23, 1935 in Lugano...
32. Evelyn Hoey
Actress | Leave It to Lester
Evelyn Hoey started her career on stage at age 10 in Minneapolis, MN. The height of her prominence on the stage was achieved when she appeared with Leon Errol in "Yours Truly" in 1928. She went to London to appear in "Good News" and in 1929 was singing Cole Porter's songs in a Paris nightclub. It ...
34. Edith Roberts
Actress | Speed Mad
Edith Roberts was born in New York City on September 17, 1899. She was a starstruck 19-year-old when she made her debut in The Deciding Kiss (1918). Although she didn't get the acclaim that her more successful counterparts did, she remained very busy throughout the decade and into the 1920s. After ...
35. Kate Barker
American gangster, bank robber and kidnapper, Kate Barker (aka Ma Barker) was the leader of a notorious gang known as the Bloody Barkers. She and her husband George Barker and their four sons Herman (b. 1894), Lloyd (b. 1896), Arthur (b. 1899, known as 'Doc') and Fred (b. 1902) roamed through the ...
Actress | The Catch of the Season
Mrs. Edmund Tearle was born in 1853 in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England as Katherine Clinton. She was an actress, known for The Catch of the Season (1914). She was married to Edmund Tearle. She died on June 6, 1935 in Hampstead, London, England.
39. Tom Murray
Actor | The Gold Rush
Tom Murray was born on September 8, 1873 in Stonefoot, Illinois, USA as Thomas Henderson Murray. He was an actor, known for The Gold Rush (1925), Into Her Kingdom (1926) and Private Izzy Murphy (1926). He was married to Louise Carver. He died on August 27, 1935 in Hollywood, California, USA.
40. Alfredo Le Pera
Soundtrack | True Lies
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, son of Italian emigrants established in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Alfredo Le Pera is one of the greatest lyricists of Tango. Some of his biggest lyrics songs are: "Volver", "El dia que me quieras", "Sus ojos se cerraron", "Por una cabeza", "Lejana tierra mia", "Cuesta ...
41. John Cossar
Actor | Fools for Luck
John Cossar was born on January 2, 1858 in London, England as John Hay Cossar. He was an actor, known for Fools for Luck (1917), Two-Bit Seats (1917) and The Dream Doll (1917). He was married to Fanny Cossar. He died on April 28, 1935 in Hollywood, California, USA.
42. Alwin Neuß
Actor | Detektiv Braun
Alwin Neuß was born on June 17, 1879 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Carl Alwin Heinrich Neuss. He was an actor and director, known for Detective Brown (1914), Der Weg der Tränen (1916) and Ein Schrei in der Nacht (1915). He died on October 30, 1935 in Berlin, Germany.
43. 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) and Billy Sunday, the Evangelist (1915). He was married to Helen Amelia Thompson. He died on November 6, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
44. Templar Saxe
Actor | How Women Love
Templar Saxe was born on August 22, 1865 in Redhill, Surrey, England as Templer William Edward Edevein. He was an actor and writer, known for How Women Love (1922), Captain Blood (1924) and The Evolution of Cutey (1915). He died on April 17, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Actor | Tumbleweeds
J. Gordon Russell was born on January 11, 1883 in Piedmont, Alabama, USA as James Gordon Russell. He was an actor, known for Tumbleweeds (1925), The Lightning Express (1930) and The King of the Kongo (1929). He died on April 21, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
46. Carl Erickson
Writer | Sweet Music
The body of twenty-eight year old screenwriter Carl Erickson was found in the Hollywood Hills along Mulholland Drive in an area commonly called "Lovers Lane". The Los Angeles Police Department later determined he died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound after receiving a letter from his estranged ...
48. Robin Williamson
Director | The Feud Woman
Robin Williamson was born on June 30, 1889 in Denver, Colorado, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Feud Woman (1925), Prince of the Plains (1927) and A Wanderer of the West (1927). He died on February 21, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
50. George Grossmith
Actor | The Girl from Maxim's
George Grossmith was born on May 11, 1874 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for The Girl from Maxim's (1933), Women Everywhere (1930) and Wedding Rehearsal (1932). He was married to Gertrude Elizabeth Rudge (actress Adelaide Astor). He died on June 6, 1935 in London.