Birth Date between 1857-01-01 and 1857-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Writer | Sabotage
Joseph Conrad was born in Berdichev, Kiev Province, now the Ukraine, to Polish parents Apollo Korzeniowski and Ewa Bobrowska. His father was a political activist and he and his family were exiled after he was suspected of involvement with revolutionary activities. Conrad had no friends as a child ...
2. Edward Elgar
Soundtrack | Kingsman: The Secret Service
Edward Elgar was born on June 2, 1857, in Broadheath, near Worcester, where his father named William Elgar, was a music shop owner and a piano technician. Elgar was the fourth of six children. He was self-taught in all musical instruments, that were at his disposal in his father's shop, and he ...
3. Kate Lester
Actress | The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Kate Lester was born on June 12, 1857 in Souldham Trope, England. She was an actress, known for The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923), His Royal Highness (1918) and The Gay Lord Quex (1919). She died on October 12, 1924 in Hollywood, California, USA.
4. Émile Cohl
Director | L'agent de poche
Pioneering animator Emile Cohl was born Emile Eugène Jean Louis Courtet in Paris, France, in 1857. He began his career as a caricaturist, cartoonist and writer in his 20s, and in 1908 he was hired by the Gaumont film company as a writer. He soon also became a director, turning out comedies and ...
Actor | Treasure Island
William V. Ranous was born on March 12, 1857 in New York, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Treasure Island (1913), Othello (1908) and Julius Caesar (1908). He was married to Doris Thompson. He died on April 1, 1915 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
Actor | Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Frank Currier was born in Norwich, Connecticut on 4 September 1857 and died on 22 April 1928 in Hollywood, California (blood poisoning).He was once anointed "the dean of cinema actors" by Photoplay magazine. He was an American actor and director of the silent era. He appeared in 133 films between ...
Actor | The President's Pardon
William Howard Taft is the 27th president of the United States (1909-1913) and the tenth chief justice of the United States (1921-1930), the only person to have held both offices. Taft was elected president in 1908, the chosen successor of Theodore Roosevelt, but was defeated for re-election by ...
Writer | Thora van Deken
Henrik Pontoppidan was born on July 24, 1857 in Fredericia, Denmark. He was a writer, known for Thora van Deken (1920), A Fortunate Man (2018) and A Fortunate Man (2018). He was married to Antoinette Kofoed and Mette Marie Hansen. He died on August 21, 1943 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
11. Frederick Vroom
Actor | The General
Frederick Vroom was born on November 11, 1857 in Clement, Nova Scotia, Canada as Frederic William Vroom. He was an actor and director, known for The General (1926), The Navigator (1924) and The Great Lover (1920). He was married to Florence. He died on June 24, 1942 in Hollywood, California, USA.
Actress | A Romance of Happy Valley
Lydia Yeamans Titus was born on December 12, 1857 in Tasman Sea, Australia as Lydia Annie Yeamans. She was an actress, known for A Romance of Happy Valley (1919), David Garrick (1916) and His Nibs (1921). She was married to Frederick Titus. She died on December 29, 1929 in Glendale, California, USA.
13. Clarence Darrow
Actor | From Dusk to Dawn
Generally considered to be the most brilliant legal mind in the history of American jurisprudence, Clarence Seward Darrow was born in Kinsma, OH, in 1857, the son of a failed minister who became a furniture-store owner and an intellectual but religiously puritanical mother. In 1873 he attended ...
17. Emerson Hough
Writer | The Broken Coin
American novelist Emerson Hough was born in Newton, IA, in 1857. After graduating from Newton High School in 1875 he attended the University of Iowa, attaining a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1880. He later studied law and was admitted to the Iowa bar in 1882, which was also the year in which ...
20. Armand Numès
Director | Le père Goriot
Armand Numès was born on July 7, 1857 in Paris, France as Armand Judas Nunès. He was an actor and director, known for Le père Goriot (1910), La rente viagère de Monsieur Trompe-la-Mort (1909) and The Six-Legged Sheep (1910). He died on May 2, 1933 in Asnières-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine...
21. George Backus
Actor | The Third Degree
George Backus was born on June 15, 1857 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The Third Degree (1919), The Gamblers (1919) and National Red Cross Pageant (1917). He was married to Louise Salather. He died on May 22, 1939 in Merrick, Long Island, New York, USA.
22. Joseph Pujol
Joseph Pujol was born in 1857 in Marseille, France. He died in 1945.
Writer | Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
German playwright and novelist Hermann Sudermann was born into a poor family in Matziken, East Prussia, in 1857. His father was a brewer and descended from a line of very strict fundamentalist Mennonite Christians; one of his ancestors, Daniel Sudermann, was a Protestant clergyman who played a ...
Actor | Boy Scouts Be Prepared
Robert Baden-Powell was born on February 22, 1857 in London, England as Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell. He was an actor, known for Boy Scouts to the Rescue (1917), Boardwalk Empire (2010) and Boys of the Otter Patrol (1918). He was married to Olave Soames. He died on January 8, 1941 in Nyeri,...
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky was born on September 17, 1857 in Izhevskoye, Ryazan Governorate, Russian Empire as Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky. He is known for his work on Cosmic Journey (1936). He died on September 19, 1935 in Kaluga, Moscow Oblast, RSFSR, USSR.
30. Frank Clark
Actor | The Spoilers
Frank Clark was born on December 22, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Spoilers (1914), The Light of Western Stars (1918) and The Lone Star Ranger (1923). He died on April 10, 1945 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
32. Lyston Lyle
Actor | The Gay Lord Quex
Lyston Lyle was born in 1857 in Pancras, London, England as Edward Cousens Gibson. He was an actor, known for The Gay Lord Quex (1917), The Woman Who Was Nothing (1917) and A Place in the Sun (1916). He was married to Agnes Ellen Scott. He died on February 19, 1920 in Southwark, London.
Actor | The Garden of Allah
James Bradbury Sr. was born on October 12, 1857 in Old Town, Maine, USA. He was an actor, known for The Garden of Allah (1916), Abraham Lincoln (1930) and Hot Heels (1927). He was married to Florence May Saunders (actress) and Ruth Torbett. He died on October 12, 1940 in Clifton, New York, USA.
Actor | Leah Kleschna
Vincent Sternroyd was born on October 8, 1857 in Highgate, London, England as Henry Vincent Pocock. He was an actor, known for Leah Kleschna (1913), The Prisoner of Corbal (1936) and The Howard Case (1936). He was married to Beatrice Mary Cowlrick. He died on November 3, 1948 in Hendon, London.
39. Gus Saville
Actor | Tess of the Storm Country
Gus Saville was born in 1857 in Peekskill, New York, USA as Gus C. Saville. He was an actor, known for Tess of the Storm Country (1922), The Brand (1919) and The Girl from Outside (1919). He was married to Mrs. Jessie Tate. He died on March 25, 1934 in Hollywood, California, USA.
42. Paul Dresser
Soundtrack | My Gal Sal
Composer, songwriter ("My Gal Sal", "On the Banks of the Wabash" [the official Indiana state song]), author, actor, singer, publisher and producer, educated at St. Meinrad's in Switz City, Indiana during training for the priesthood. He joined a medicine show at 16, then toured in vaudeville as a ...
46. Lillian Nordica
Lillian Nordica was born on December 12, 1857 in Farmington, Maine, USA as Lillian Bayard Norton. She was married to George Washington Young (banker), Zoltan F. Doeme (Hungarian tenor) and Frederick Allen Gower (journalist and inventor). She died on May 10, 1914 in Cirebon, West Java, Indonesia.
Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 1
Princess Henry of Battenberg was born on April 14, 1857 in Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London, England as Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha. She was married to Prince Henry of Battenberg. She died on October 26, 1944 in Balcombe, West Sussex, England.