Birth Month Day of 12-17 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)
Soundtrack | Atonement
American poet and writer John Greenleaf Whittier was born on December 17, 1807, near Haverhill, Massachusetts. He grew up on a farm with an extended family, consisting of three siblings--two sisters and a brother--and his mother's sister and his father's brother. The farm was fairly large but not ...
Actor | King John
Herbert Beerbohm Tree was born on December 17, 1852 in Kensington, London, England as Herbert Draper Beerbohm. He was an actor and director, known for King John (1899), Henry VIII (1911) and The Tempest (1905). He was married to Lady Tree. He died on July 2, 1917 in Marylebone, London.
6. M.R. Morand
Actor | Gloria
M.R. Morand was born on December 17, 1860 in Bury, Lancashire, England as Marcellus Raymond Morand. He was an actor, known for Gloria (1916), The Land of Mystery (1920) and Les cloches de Corneville (1917). He was married to Helena Woodley Nash. He died on March 5, 1922 in Westminster, London, ...
Actor | Nie damy ziemi, skad nasz ród
Józef Chmielinski was born on December 17, 1862 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Nie damy ziemi, skad nasz ród (1920), Tovarishch Elena (1917) and Niewolnica milosci (1923). He died on September 28, 1941 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
Actor | Johnny at the Fair
Born in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario to John M. King and Isabel Grace Mackenzie. His grandfather was William Lyon Mackenzie, the first mayor of Toronto and leader of the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion.
King graduated from the University of Toronto in 1895 and he also graduated from Harvard ...
17. Stella Razeto
Actress | Memories
Stella LeSaint (born Stella Razeto) started on the stage with the Florence Roberts company in San Francisco. She then moved on to vaudeville in New York City and formed the "Stella Razeto and Company" group. Due to illness she left the stage, eventually joining the Majestic Company where she played...
23. Karl Machus
Art Director | Ich heirate meine Frau
The production designer Karl Machus first finished an education as a painter before he dedicated to the theater where he created the coulisses for numerous plays. Finally he entered the film business and at the beginning of his career he was supported by the production designer Kurt Richter.
24. Christine Silver
Actress | Mystery Junction
Christine Silver was born in London in 1884, became highly popular in the theatre from the late 1890's, her best known stage performance was in George Bernard Shaw's 'Fanny's First Play' in 1911, was a pretty brunette star in few silent movie dramas, first under the direction of Albert Ward in a ...
31. Franz Sala
Actor | Maciste all'inferno
Franz Sala was born on December 17, 1886 in Alessandria, Piedmont, Italy. He is known for his work on Maciste in Hell (1925), I cavalieri dalle maschere nere (I beati paoli) (1948) and L'uomo dall'artiglio (1931). He died in November 1952 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
32. Wallace Evennett
Actor | Arms and the Man
Wallace Evennett was born on December 17, 1887 in Brixton, London, England as Wallace James Evennett. He was an actor, known for Arms and the Man (1932), The Second Mr. Bush (1940) and The Ware Case (1938). He died on October 9, 1973 in Epsom, Surrey, England.
39. Leo Erdody
Music Department | Minstrel Man
Composer, songwriter, author, conductor and violinist, educated at the Royal HS of Music in Berlin (with Max Bruch) and a violin student of Joachim and Wirth. He joined ASCAP in 1942, and his popular-song compositions include "Random Thoughts", "Only a Song", "Never to Know", "Come Along", "A ...
42. Roy McCray
Director | Nothing Ever Happens Right
Roy McCray was born on December 17, 1889 in Iowa, USA as Roy Hewitt McCray. He was a director and actor, known for Nothing Ever Happens Right (1915), Where Ignorance Is Bliss (1915) and Roofs and Riots (1918). He died on July 18, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Marie Émile Béthouart was born on December 17, 1889 in Dole, Jura, France. She died on October 17, 1982 in Fréjus, Var, France.
Actor | Krylya
Nikolay Svetlovidov was born on December 17, 1889 in Kursk, Kursk uyezd, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire as Nikolay Afanasevich Sedykh. He was an actor, known for Krylya (1956), Bratya Karamazovy (1969) and Svet dalyokoy zvezdy (1965). He died on November 20, 1970 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.
46. Robertson Hare
Actor | So This Is London
Robertson Hare was born on December 17, 1891 in London, England as John Robertson Hare. He was an actor, known for So This Is London (1939), A Cup of Kindness (1934) and A Spot of Bother (1938). He was married to Irene Mewton (Alice). He died on January 25, 1979 in London.