Birth Month Day of 05-16 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
2. John Hare
Actor | A Pair of Spectacles
John Hare was born on May 16, 1844 in Giggleswick, Yorkshire, England as John Joseph Fairs. He was an actor, known for A Pair of Spectacles (1916), The Vicar of Wakefield (1916) and Masks and Faces (1917). He was married to Mary Adela Elizabeth Holmes. He died on December 28, 1921 in London, ...
Writer | The Broken Melody
Auguste Van Biene was born on May 16, 1849 in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands as Ezechiel Van Biene. He was an actor and writer, known for The Broken Melody (1916), The Broken Melody (1896) and The Broken Melody (1907). He was married to Mrs. Van Biene and Rachel de Solla. He died on January ...
5. H.H. Holmes
Considered to be the first American serial-killer and possibly the most prolific, he was also a con-man and a bigamist. Holmes was a doctor who studied medicine at Ann Arbor. He then moved to New York where he practised briefly. His first brush with the law occurred there when some corpses where ...
Actress | Cud nad Wisla
Honorata Leszczynska was born on May 16, 1864 in Czernowitz, Bukovina, Austrian Empire as Honorata Rapacka. She was an actress, known for Cud nad Wisla (1921) and Dzien kwiatka (1911). She was married to Boleslaw Leszczynski. She died on January 18, 1937 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
Actor | The Fair Barbarian
William Hutchison was born on May 16, 1869 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Fair Barbarian (1917), The Lipton Cup: Introducing Sir Thomas Lipton (1913) and Happiness of Three Women (1917). He died on September 7, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
14. Lawrence Hanray
Actor | Knight Without Armour
Lawrence Hanray was born on May 16, 1874 in Hampstead, London, England as Lawrence Henry Jacobs. He was an actor and composer, known for Knight Without Armor (1937), The Good Companions (1933) and Lorna Doone (1934). He was married to Lois Grace Heatherley and Dorothy Mary Chambers Farnsworth. He ...
15. Lee Baker
Actor | Mourning Becomes Electra
Lee Baker was born on May 16, 1875 in Ovid, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Mourning Becomes Electra (1947), The Fighting Blade (1923) and Sword of the Avenger (1948). He was married to Edith Evelyn and Zoe Arthur. He died on February 24, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
18. Taylor Holmes
Actor | Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Taylor Holmes, the American stage and film actor, was born on May 16, 1878, in Newark, New Jersey. He made his Broadway debut in February 1900 in the controversial play "Sapho", which was closed down by the New York Police Department for immorality after 29 performances. In the April 1900 trial, ...
22. Julius Tannen
Actor | Stowaway
Julius Tannen was one of the first vaudeville stand-up comedians. He never used props, sets, costumes or stooges. He just put on his hat, walked on stage, took it off, and did his monologue, then put his hat on again and walked off. This was rather revolutionary in his day and Tannen paved the way ...
25. Mary Gordon
Actress | Bride of Frankenstein
Scots actress, long in the United States, who specialized in housekeepers and mothers, most notably the housekeeper Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes series of movies of the Thirties and Forties. She was born Mary Gilmour, the daughter of a Glasgow wire weaver. She worked as a dressmaker before ...
27. Elin Wägner
Writer | Hon fick platsen
Elin Wägner was born on May 16, 1882 in Lund, Sweden as Elin Matilda Elisabeth Wägner. She was a writer and actress, known for Hon fick platsen (1911), Youth (1927) and Efterlyst (1939). She was married to John Landquist. She died on January 7, 1949 in Lund, Skåne län, Sweden.
Actress | The Squaw Man
Maurine Rasmussen was born on May 16, 1883 in Rock Island, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Squaw Man (1914), Brewster's Millions (1914) and Lost in Mid-Ocean (1914). She was married to Fred Montague. She died on May 5, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
33. Celal Bayar
Celal Bayar was born on May 16, 1883 in Gemlik, Bursa, Turkey. He was married to Reside Bayar. He died on August 22, 1986 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Director | Matija Gubec
Aleksandar-Aca Binicki was born on May 16, 1885 in Belgrade, Serbia. He was an actor and director, known for Matija Gubec (1919), Mokra pustolovina (1918) and Bakonja fra Brne (1951). He was married to Margita Grgesina. He died on August 7, 1963 in Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia.
39. Seymour Zeliff
Director | The Mysterious Witness
Seymour Zeliff was born on May 16, 1886 in Pequannock, New Jersey, USA. He was an actor and director, known for The Mysterious Witness (1923), Shadows of the West (1921) and The White Scar (1915). He died on January 17, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
40. Bull Montana
Actor | Victory
Bull Montana was born on May 16, 1887 in Voghera, Lombardy, Italy as Luigi Montagna. He was an actor, known for Victory (1919), Stop, Look and Listen (1926) and Daredevil Jack (1920). He was married to Mary Mathews. He died on January 24, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
42. Maria Garland
Actress | Det brændende Spørgsmaal
Maria Garland was born on May 16, 1889 in Copenhagen, Denmark as Johanne Maria Nathalia Svendsen. She was an actress and writer, known for Det brændende Spørgsmaal (1943), Lucky Journey (1947) and Verdensgiften (1914). She was married to Ernst Ludwig Harthern-Jakobsen and Jean Louis ...
44. Kenneth Perkins
Writer | The Unknown Cavalier
Kenneth Taylor Perkins was born on 16 May, 1890 to American parents in Kodaikanal, India. He attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned a degree in English literature. While at UC Berkeley Perkins became acquainted with future authors Frederick Schiller (Max Brand), Sidney ...
45. Richard Tauber
Actor | Blossom Time
Second only to the great Caruso, Austrian opera singer Richard Tauber is revered as one of the world's finest Mozartian tenors to come out of early to mid-20th century Europe. He was born in 1891 of modest means in Linz, Austria, the illegitimate son of soubrette Elisabeth Seiffert, who sang ...
46. Elsie Cort
Actress | The Gentleman from Indiana
Elsie Cort was born on May 16, 1892 in Denmark. She was an actress, known for The Gentleman from Indiana (1915), Smouldering Fires (1915) and The Diamond Nippers (1914). She was married to Edward J. Sargent. She died on December 28, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
48. Osgood Perkins
Actor | Scarface
Mostly remembered today as the father of Anthony Perkins, Osgood Perkins enjoyed a successful career on Broadway, appearing in 22 major productions from 1924-36, often produced by Brock Pemberton. The highlight of his stage career was starring in the hit "The Front Page" as Walter Burns at the ...