Birth Date between 1864-01-01 and 1864-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. William S. Hart

Actor | The Money Corral

A storybook hero, the original screen cowboy, ever forthright and honest, even when (as was often the case) he played a villain, William S. Hart lived for a while in the Dakota Territory, then worked as a postal clerk in New York City. In 1888 he began to study acting. In 1899 he created the role ...

2. Tully Marshall

Actor | Scarface

Tully Marshall intended to pursue a legal career, until he tried a dramatic course at Santa Clara University. He started stage work in San Francisco in 1883 and moved to New York in 1887, where he played in various roles on Broadway and on the road. After a few small parts in films he was given the...

3. Alfred Stieglitz

Alfred Stieglitz is undoubtedly one of the most significant contributors to the history of photography. He contributed not only scientific and artistic photographic studies, but also introduced modern art to America and furthered the theory of photography as art. Stieglitz was born in Hoboken, New ...

4. Louis Lumière

Producer | La Mi-Carême, Char et batailles de confettis

Although no one will ever come up with a definitive answer as to who invented the cinema (probably because no one single person was responsible), Louis Lumière has one of the strongest claims to the title - for it was he (with his brother Auguste) who invented the cinematographe : a machine that ...

5. Richard Strauss

Soundtrack | 2001: A Space Odyssey

Richard Strauss was a German composer best known for symphonic poem 'Also sprach Zarathustra' (Thus Spoke Zarathustra, 1896) used as the music score in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) by director Stanley Kubrick.

He was born Richard Georg Strauss on June 11, 1864, in Munich, Bavaria (now Germany). His ...

6. David Torrence

Actor | Mutiny on the Bounty

David Torrence was the second child born out of eleven children to Henry Torrance Thomson and Janet Bryce. Davis given name was 'David Bryce Thomson." Born on Jan 17,1863 in Edinbough,Scotland. David's brother was character star 'Ernest Torrence' who was 15 years younger than David. Ernest was the ...

7. Ben Webster

Actor | The Gay Lord Quex

Ben Webster was born on June 2, 1864 in London, England, UK. He was an actor, known for The Gay Lord Quex (1917), 12.10 (1919) and The Profligate (1917). He was previously married to May Whitty. He died on February 26, 1947 in Hollywood, California, USA.

8. Alice Davenport

Actress | Cohen's Outing

Alice was a silent screen comedic actress. She worked in a number of Keystone films and also appeared in the early films that Chaplin did. Other actors that Alice worked with who went on to become big stars were Mabel Normand and Marie Dressler . Alice was married and divorced from Broadway actor ...

9. Maurice Leblanc

Writer | Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro

Maurice Leblanc was a prolific French author born in Rouen on November 11, 1864. He had studied law, but abandoned that for a career in writing. He initially wrote for various periodicals, with "Une Femme" being his first published work in 1887. He gained fame in France and abroad after starting ...

10. William Nicholas Selig

Producer | Something Good - Negro Kiss

Born into a large Bohemian-Polish family in Chicago on March 14, 1864, William N. Selig was one of the true pioneers of the motion picture industry. Though not widely remembered today, his Selig Polyscope Co. was responsible for many landmark events in early cinema. Among these were construction of...

11. Ferdinand Zecca

Director | La lutte pour la vie

Was a cafe concert entertainer before Charles Pathe noticed him during the Universal Exhibition, where Zecca had been assigned to Pathe's stand. After a few daysPathe asked Zecca if he would like to work in cinematography. Zecca immediately accepted the offer and rapidly became Pathe's right hand ...

12. Frank Campeau

Actor | 3 Bad Men

Frank Campeau was born on December 14, 1864 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for 3 Bad Men (1926), Battling Bunyan (1924) and The Life of the Party (1920). He was previously married to Sarah Estelle Lewis and Lillian Stratton Corbin. He died on November 5, 1943 in Woodland Hills, ...

13. Frank Wedekind

Writer | Spring Awakening

Frank Wedekind was born on July 24, 1864 in Hanover, Kingdom of Hanover [now Lower Saxony, Germany]. He was a writer, known for Spring Awakening, Pandora's Box (1929) and Spring Awakening. He was previously married to Tilly Wedekind. He died on March 9, 1918 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

14. William Collier Sr.

Actor | Cain and Mabel

William Collier Sr. was born on November 12, 1864 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Cain and Mabel (1936), A Successful Failure (1934) and Nothing But the Truth (1929). He was previously married to Paula Marr (actress) and Louise Allen. He died on January 13, ...

15. Emile Chautard

Director | The Mystery of the Yellow Room

French director and actor of American and French films. He began his career as a stage actor at the Odeon in Paris, then at the Eclair, where he became artistic director and chief director of the theatre school in 1910. Five years later he traveled to America and began a successful career as a film...

16. Elinor Glyn

Writer | It

Elinor Glyn was born on October 17, 1864 in Jersey, Channel Islands. She was a writer and actress, known for It (1927), Knowing Men (1930) and The Price of Things (1930). She was previously married to Clayton Glyn. She died on September 23, 1943 in London, England, UK.

17. John Jacob Astor

Self | Col. John Jacob Astor, Staff and Veterans of the Spanish-American War

John Jacob Astor was born on July 13, 1864 in Rhinebeck, New York, USA. He was previously married to Madeleine Talmadge Force and Ava Willing. He died on April 15, 1912 in North Atlantic Ocean.

18. A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson

Soundtrack | Australia

A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson was born on February 17, 1864 in near Orange, New South Wales, Australia. He was a writer, known for Australia (2008), The Light Between Oceans (2016) and The Man from Snowy River (1920). He was previously married to Alice Walker. He died on February 5, 1941 in Sydney, New ...

19. Florence Lee

Actress | City Lights

Florence Dawson Lee was an actress who appeared in films during the silent era, playing older women characters. She was born Florence Dawson in 1864 in Florence, South Carolina, the daughter of Job and Julia Dawson. Her father, a native of Ireland, operated a grocery and liquor business in ...

20. George Albert Smith

Director | Phantom Ride

Along with his better-known French counterpart Georges Méliès George Albert Smith was one of the first filmmakers to explore fictional and fantastic themes, often using surprisingly sophisticated special effects. His background was ideal--an established portrait photographer, he also had a ...

21. George Nichols

Actor | The Midnight Express

George Nichols was born on October 28, 1864 in Rockford, Illinois, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Midnight Express (1924), Jess (1912) and The Flirt (1922). He was previously married to Viola Alberti. He died on September 20, 1927 in Hollywood, California, USA.

22. Whitehorse

Actor | The Fortieth Door

Started as a jockey and steeple-chase rider, then worked on "Lucky" Baldwin's ranch in Arcadia, California. Joined Ringling Bros. Circus and then with Burgess Pawnee Indian Show. Played in Vaudeville before being with Universal Film Company for six years, beginning in 1912. Was in Fox westerns with...

23. John Alexander

Actor | The Petrified Forest

John Alexander was born on September 13, 1864. He was an actor, known for The Petrified Forest (1936) and Men in Exile (1937). He died on April 5, 1951 in Ontario, Canada.

24. Thomas Dixon Jr.

Writer | The Mark of the Beast

American novelist, writer and minister Thomas Dixon was born in Shelby, NC. His father was a Baptist minister and, by inheritance, a slave-owner. As a young boy Dixon helped out on the farms the family owned; although he would later say he detested farm labor, he admitted that it helped him to ...

25. Vesta Tilley

Actress | The Girl Who Loves a Soldier

English actress Vesta Tilley (1864 - 1952) was the most famous and well paid music hall male impersonator of her day, nicknamed 'The London Idol'. She was a star in both Britain and the United States for over thirty years. Tilley also appeared in some very early silent films.

Vesta Tilley was born ...

26. Miguel de Unamuno

Writer | La entrega

Miguel de Unamuno was born at number 16 of the Ronda de Bilbao, in the neighborhood of Seven Streets. In 1900 he was appointed, with only 36 years old, president of the University of Salamanca for the first time, a post he came to hold three times. In 1921 he was appointed rector. His constant ...

27. Léon Gaumont

Producer | The First Men in the Moon

Léon Gaumont was born on May 10, 1864 in Paris, France. He was a producer and editor, known for The First Men in the Moon (1919), Images de Chine (1905) and La nuit de noces de Calino (1911). He was previously married to Camille Maillard. He died on August 10, 1946 in Sainte-Maxime, Var, France.

28. Leonard Merrick

Writer | Fool's Paradise

Leonard Merrick was born on February 21, 1864 in London, England, UK. He was a writer, known for Fool's Paradise (1921), The Magnificent Lie (1931) and Conrad in Quest of His Youth (1920). He was previously married to Hope Butler-Wilkins. He died on August 7, 1939 in London, England, UK.

29. Henri de Toulouse Lautrec


Henri de Toulouse Lautrec was born on November 24, 1864 in Albi, Tarn, France. He is known for Coded (2021) and Bir Resim Bir Hikaye (2019). He died on September 9, 1901 in Saint-André-du-Bois, Gironde, France.

30. Georges Grand

Actor | L'honneur

Georges Grand was born on August 11, 1864 in Paris, France. He was an actor, known for Legion of Honor (1913), The Escape from the Tuileries (1910) and Pour l'honneur (1910). He was previously married to Colonna Romano. He died on March 30, 1921 in Paris, France.

31. Ricarda Huch

Writer | Der letzte Sommer

Ricarda Huch was born on July 18, 1864 in Brunswick, Germany. She was a writer, known for The Last Summer (1954), Der Fall Deruga (1938) and ...und nichts als die Wahrheit (1958). She was previously married to Richard Huch and Ermanno Ceconi. She died on November 17, 1947 in Schönberg [now Kronberg...

32. Robert Hichens

Writer | The Paradine Case

British novelist Robert Smythe Hichens was born at Speldhurst in Kent, England, in 1864. He was educated at a variety of schools, including the Royal College of Music in London (his father was H.C. Hichens, the Canon of Canterbury, and wanted his son to study at Oxford, but Robert preferred a ...

33. Elizabeth Feodorovna

Self | New Books in Russian and Eurasian Studies

Elizabeth Feodorovna was born on November 1, 1864 in Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine, German Confederation [now Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany]. She was previously married to Grand Duke Sergei. She died on July 18, 1918 in Alapayevsk, Russian SFSR [now Alapayevsk, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia].

34. Louise Mackintosh

Actress | The Little Giant

Louise Mackintosh was born on December 24, 1864 in Hastings, East Sussex, England, UK. She was an actress, known for The Little Giant (1933), They Just Had to Get Married (1932) and Compromised (1931). She was previously married to Robert Rogers. She died on November 1, 1933 in Beverly Hills, Los ...

35. George Mozart

Actor | Coney as Peacemaker

George Mozart was born on February 15, 1864 in Great Yarmouth, England, UK. He was an actor and writer, known for Coney as Peacemaker (1913), Coney Gets the Glad Eye (1913) and Coney, Ragtimer (1913). He was previously married to Eleanore Amelia Tennant. He died on December 10, 1947 in London, ...

36. Ed Begley

Actor | Marriages Are Made

Ed Begley was born in 1864 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Marriages Are Made (1918) and Judy Forgot (1915). He was previously married to Clara L. Keller. He died on February 15, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA.

37. Carl Engdahl

Actor | Värmlänningarne

Carl Engdahl was born on April 17, 1864 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was an actor and director, known for Värmlänningarne (1910), Wedding at Ulfasa (1910) and Fänrik Ståls sägner (1910). He died on September 20, 1939 in Stockholm, Sweden.

38. John MacAndrews

Actor | Alf's Button

John MacAndrews was born in 1864 in Donegal, Ireland. He was an actor, known for Alf's Button (1920), Trelawny of the Wells (1916) and Barnaby Rudge (1915). He died on December 2, 1926 in Lambeth, London, England, UK.

39. Walter Walker

Actor | The Count of Monte Cristo

Walter Walker was born on March 13, 1864 in New York, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1934), Everybody's Old Man (1936) and Mary Stevens, M.D. (1933). He died on December 4, 1947 in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, USA [now Hawaii, USA].

40. George Washington Carver

Self | George Washington Carver at Tuskegee Institute

George Washington Carver was born on July 12, 1864 in Diamond Grove, Missouri, USA. He died on January 5, 1943 in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA.

41. Prince Albert Victor

Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (Albert Victor Christian Edward "Eddy"; 8 January 1864 - 14 January 1892), was the eldest child of the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, and grandson of the reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria. From the ...

42. Walter Schmidthässler

Director | Mysterien der Venus

Walter Schmidthässler was born on July 1, 1864 in Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony [now Saxony, Germany]. He was a director and writer, known for Mysterien der Venus (1919), Edelwild (1918) and Liebesopfer (1918). He died on December 4, 1923 in Berlin, Germany.

43. Jeanne Bérangère

Actress | On ne badine pas avec l'amour

Jeanne Bérangère was born on June 9, 1864 in Ainay-le-Château, Allier, France. She was an actress, known for No Trifling with Love (1924), Sans famille (1934) and Tire au flanc (1912). She died on November 18, 1928 in Paris, France.

44. Camille Claudel

Writer | Camille Claudel 1915

Camille Claudel was born on December 8, 1864 in Fère-en-Tardenois, Aisne, France. She was a writer, known for Camille Claudel 1915 (2013). She died on October 19, 1943 in Montdevergues, Vaucluse, France.

45. Charles Herzinger

Actor | The Bat

Charles Herzinger was born on August 10, 1864 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Bat (1926), Rich Girl, Poor Girl (1921) and Honor Bound (1920). He died on February 18, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

46. Robert Broderick

Actor | The Redemption of David Corson

Robert Broderick was born in 1864 in Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Redemption of David Corson (1914), Just for Tonight (1918) and The Dictator (1915). He was previously married to Maureen Broderick. He died on July 9, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA.

47. Lakshminath Bezbaruah

Writer | Joymati

Lakshminath Bezbaruah was born on October 14, 1864 in Aahatguri, Nagaon, Assam, British Raj. He was a writer, known for Joymati (1935) and Kukuri Kona (2005). He was previously married to Pragyasundari Devi. He died on March 26, 1938 in Dibrugarh, Assam, India.

48. Harold Nelson

Actor | The Lost Special

Harold Nelson was born on August 26, 1864 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lost Special (1932), Sisters of Eve (1928) and Timberesque (1935). He died on January 26, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

49. Mikhail Kotsyubinskiy

Writer | Tini zabutykh predkiv

Mikhaylo Kotsyubinsky (1864 - 1913) was a Ukrainian modernist and impressionist writer in the Russian Empire. He was born into a poor family of a clerk in the city of Vinnitsa. From his youth Kotsyubinsky had to work hard in order to support his blind mother and his unemployed father with a big ...

50. Hermann Seldeneck

Actor | Suchomlinow

Hermann Seldeneck was born on September 13, 1864. He was an actor, known for Suchomlinow (1918), Der Schuß um Mitternacht (1914) and Liebe und Leben, 2. Teil - Die Tochter des Senators (1918). He died in April 1922.

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