Date of Death between 1920-01-01 and 1920-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Olive Thomas

Actress | Beatrice Fairfax

Oliva R. Duffy was born on October 20, 1894, in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, the eldest of three children, with two younger brothers. Olive or Ollie, as she was known to family and friends, did not have much of a childhood. Life in industrial Pittsburgh was depressing and grim with its smoky factories ...

2. Robert Harron

Actor | Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

Today screen actor Robert (Bobby) Harron is one of Hollywood's forgotten souls, although he was a huge celebrity in his time and graced some of the silent screen's most enduring masterpieces. A talented, charismatic star in his heyday, Bobby had everything going for him but died far too young to ...

3. James O'Neill

Actor | The Count of Monte Cristo

James O'Neill was born on November 15, 1847 in Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland. He was an actor, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1913), West Is West (1920) and The Grain of Dust (1918). He was married to Ellen Quinlan. He died on August 10, 1920 in New London, Connecticut, USA.

4. Mario Caserini

Director | Romeo e Giulietta

Mario Caserini was born on February 26, 1874 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was a director and actor, known for Romeo and Juliet (1908), Captain Fracasse (1919) and The Last Days of Pompeii (1913). He was married to Maria Caserini. He died on November 17, 1920 in Rome.

5. John Reed

Writer | Oktyabr

He wrote a book of his first-hand accounts while with Pancho Villa.

6. Max Weber

Max Weber was born on April 21, 1864 in Erfurt, Kingdom of Prussia. He died on June 14, 1920 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

7. Benito Pérez Galdós

Writer | Beauty in Chains

Spanish novelist Benito Perez Galdos was born in Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands, in 1843 to a wealthy family. He was sent to an English school in the Canary Islands, and later he studied law at the University of Madrid. Although he graduated with a law degree, the practice of law never ...

8. Gaby Deslys

Actress | Bouclette

Gaby Deslys was born on November 4, 1881 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Marie-Elsie-Gabrielle Caire. She was an actress, known for Infatuation (1918), Le Dieu du hasard (1920) and Her Triumph (1915). She died on February 11, 1920 in Paris, France.

9. Suzanne Grandais

Actress | Graziella la gitane

Suzanne Grandais was born on June 14, 1893 in Paris, France as Suzanne Gueudret. She was an actress, known for Graziella, the Gypsy (1912), The Mystery of the Kador Cliffs (1912) and L'essor (1921). She died on August 28, 1920 in Vaudoy-en-Brie, Seine-et-Marne, France.

10. Mollie McConnell

Actress | Bare Fists

Mollie McConnell was born on September 24, 1865 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Bare Fists (1919), The Missionary Box (1913) and The Neglected Wife (1917). She was married to William A. McConnell and Sherwood MacDonald. She died on December 9, 1920 in Los Angeles, ...

11. Ormer Locklear

Actor | The Great Air Robbery

Ormer Locklear was born on October 28, 1891 in Greenville, Texas, USA as Ormer Leslie Locklear. He is known for his work on The Great Air Robbery (1919), The Skywayman (1920) and Screen Snapshots, Series 1, No. 7 (1920). He was married to Ruby Graves. He died on August 2, 1920 in Los Angeles, ...

12. Annie Elizabeth Crook

Self | Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution

Annie Elizabeth Crook was born in 1863 on London daughter of William Crook and Sarah Annie Quordisman (or Quatermane). Her father William, son of William and Sarah Crook, was baptized on October 24th 1830 and was from Eton, Berkshire, England. Her mother Sarah Annie was born around 1839. Annie's ...

13. Harry Solter

Actor | The Taming of the Shrew

Harry Solter was born on November 19, 1873 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Harry Lewis Solter. He was a director and actor, known for The Taming of the Shrew (1908), Blind Man's Bluff (1916) and The Lash of Power (1917). He was married to Florence Lawrence. He died on March 2, 1920 in El Paso, Texas...

14. Clarine Seymour

Actress | Scarlet Days

Clarine Seymour born to Albert and Florence Seymour in Brooklyn, New York in 1898. Her father ran a ribbon manufacturing business, in 1917 her father became so ill that he had no choice but to close his successful business and so Clarine secured work through the Thanhouser Film Company, which was ...

15. Gladys Field

Actress | Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Gladys Field was born in 1889 in San Francisco, California, USA as Gladys Wesley. She was an actress, known for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), The Bad Man's Christmas Gift (1910) and The Railroad and the Widow (1912). She was married to John M. O'Brien. She died on August 13, 1920 in Mount Vernon,...

16. Augustus Carney

Actor | A Ranch Widower's Daughters

Augustus Carney was born in 1870 in the UK. He was an actor, known for A Ranch Widower's Daughters (1912), Alkali Ike and the Wildman (1913) and Alkali Ike's Motorcycle (1912). He died in 1920.

17. Jim Colosimo

Notorious Chicago gangster--and one of the last of the "Mustache Petes", a nickname given to the old-line Italian gangsters by the "Young Turks" trying to take over--Giacomo "Big Jim" Colosimo was born in Colosimi, Italy. His family emigrated to Chicago in 1895, where "Big Jim" got an early start ...

18. Anthony O'Sullivan

Director | The Monument

Anthony O'Sullivan was born in 1855 in Ireland, UK. He was an actor and director, known for The Monument (1913), When Love Forgives (1913) and Her Wedding Bell (1913). He was married to Ida Cavanagh. He died on July 5, 1920 in The Bronx, New York, USA.

19. Hal Reid

Writer | The Deerslayer

Hal Reid was born on April 14, 1862 in Cedarville, Ohio, USA as James Halleck Reid. He was a writer and actor, known for The Deerslayer (1913), Prohibition (1915) and Cardinal Wolsey (1912). He was married to Marcella Frances Russell, Mrs. Hal Reid and Marylee (Mae) Withers. He died on May 22, 1920...

21. Walter Edwards

Director | The Power of the Street

Walter Edwards was born on January 8, 1870 in Michigan, USA. He was a director and actor, known for The Power of the Street (1915), Who Cares? (1919) and A Girl Named Mary (1919). He died on April 12, 1920 in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, USA.

22. Leo Delaney

Actor | As You Like It

Leo Delaney was born on March 15, 1885 in Swanton, Vermont, USA. He was an actor, known for As You Like It (1912), The Great Victory, Wilson or the Kaiser? The Fall of the Hohenzollerns (1919) and A Tin-Type Romance (1910). He died on February 4, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA.

23. Max Bruch

Soundtrack | Kinsey

24. Marcia Moore

Actress | Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz

Marcia Moore was born on December 12, 1891 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz (1910), The Land of Oz (1910) and The Second in Command (1915). She was married to John Thomas Davis Jr and Joseph Swerling aka Joe Siverling. She died on June 28, ...

25. Anna Alice Chapin

Writer | Shirley Temple's Storybook

Author and playwright Anna Alice Chapin was born on December 16, 1880, at Newport, New York, to Dr. Frederick Windle Chapin and Anna Jenkins Hoppin. She would go on to be a popular writer of novels, short stories and fairy tales. Chapin collaborated with Glen MacDonough on the libretto "Babes in ...

26. Gilda Langer

Actress | Der Herr der Liebe

Gilda Langer was born in Oderfurt (now Privoz). Not much is known about her background, but around 1915 she met screenwriter Carl Mayer in Vienna. It seems he fell in love with her and took her to Berlin, where she was engaged at the Residenz-Theater in 1917.

In the same year she played in the movie...

28. Hazel Neason

Actress | The Garden of Fate

Hazel Neason was born on August 16, 1891 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress and writer, known for The Garden of Fate (1910), Ida's Christmas (1912) and The Girl Reporter's Big Scoop (1912). She was married to Albert E. Smith. She died on January 24, 1920 in New York City, New York...

29. Sholom Ansky

Writer | Ha-Dybbuk B'sde Hatapuchim Hakdoshim

"The Dybbuk" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 1975 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Distinguished Production.

31. Ned Finley

Actor | Britton of the Seventh

Ned Finley was born on July 10, 1870 in Virginia, USA as Charles Campbell Hammit. He was an actor and director, known for Britton of the Seventh (1916), O'Garry of the Royal Mounted (1915) and The Leading Lady (1913). He died on September 27, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA.

32. M.B. Curtis

Actor | Samuel of Posen

M.B. Curtis was born in 1852 in Lipto Comitat Nagy Selmetz as Moritz Bertram Strelinger. He was an actor, known for Samuel of Posen (1910), The Sanitarium (1910) and M.B. Curtis (1899). He was married to Albina DeMer. He died in December 1920 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

33. Alexander Ekert

Actor | Exzellenz Unterrock

Alexander Ekert was born in 1875. He was an actor, known for Exzellenz Unterrock (1921), Die Herrin der Welt 8. Teil - Die Rache der Maud Fergusson (1920) and Ein Frühlingstraum (1919). He died in November 1920.

34. John Lawson

Actor | Humanity; or, Only a Jew

John Lawson was born on January 9, 1865 in Hollingwood, Derbyshire, England. He was an actor and director, known for Humanity; or, Only a Jew (1913), The King of Crime (1914) and The Monkey's Paw (1915). He died on November 25, 1920 in Charing Cross Hospital, London, England.

35. Clifton Crawford

Actor | The Galloper

Clifton Crawford was born in 1875 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Galloper (1915) and Animated Weekly, No. 43 (1913). He was married to Emma. He died on June 3, 1920 in London, England.

36. Frank Carter

Actor | The Curse of the Great Southwest

Frank Carter was born on March 22, 1889 in Fairbury, Nebraska, USA. He was an actor, known for The Curse of the Great Southwest (1913). He was married to Marilyn Miller. He died on May 9, 1920 in Grantville, Maryland, USA.

38. Thomas Commerford

Actor | Frauds

Thomas Commerford was born on August 1, 1855 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Frauds (1915), Graustark (1915) and The White Sister (1915). He died on February 17, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

39. Edna Hunter

Actress | The Unchastened Woman

Edna Hunter was born on April 9, 1876 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Edna Hunter Hunt. She was an actress, known for The Unchastened Woman (1918), The Common Law (1916) and Half a Rogue (1916). She was married to Worden George Leveret Woods. She died on February 5, 1920 in New York City, New York, USA.

40. Anderson Hatfield

Anderson Hatfield was born on September 25, 1835 in Blackberry Creek, Pike County, Kentucky, USA. He was married to Mary 'Polly' Runyon. He died on March 6, 1920 in Blackberry Creek.

41. Aurelio Sidney

Actor | Ultus, the Man from the Dead

Aurelio Sidney was born on April 17, 1880 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia as Aurele William Edmund Labat de Lambert. He was an actor and director, known for Ultus, the Man from the Dead (1915), El león (1920) and Mátame (1920). He died on May 15, 1920 in Sitges, Barcelona, ...

42. Gabrielle Réjane

Actress | Madame Sans-Gêne

Gabrielle Réjane was born on June 6, 1856 in Paris, France as Gabrielle Charlotte Réju. She was an actress, known for Madame Sans-Gêne (1911), Madame Sans-Gêne (1900) and Miarka, the Child of the Bear (1920). She was married to Paul Porel. She died on June 14, 1920 in Paris.

43. Eugene Gaudio

Cinematographer | 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Eugene Gaudio, the younger brother of Oscar-winning cinematographer Tony Gaudio, was born in Italy on December 31, 1886, the son of a professional photographer. Both Eugene and his older brother Tony learned the craft of photography in his father's portrait studio. In approximately 1905, Eugene ...

44. George W. Anson

Actor | The Builder of Bridges

George W. Anson was born on November 25, 1847 in Montrose, Angus, Scotland. He was an actor, known for The Builder of Bridges (1915), Desire (1920) and The President's Special (1914). He died on August 2, 1920 in London, England.

45. Enrique Rosas

Director | El automóvil gris

Enrique Rosas was born in 1877 in Puebla, Mexico. He was a director and producer, known for The Grey Automobile (1919), La soñadora (1917) and The Tigress (1917). He died on August 9, 1920 in Mexico City, Mexico.

46. John Burton

Actor | Huck and Tom

John Burton was born on January 7, 1853 in Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Huck and Tom (1918), The Fair Barbarian (1917) and The Ghost Breaker (1914). He died on March 25, 1920 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

47. Bill O'Neill

Self | World Series Baseball Game

Bill O'Neill was born on January 22, 1880 in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada as William John O'Neill. He died on July 20, 1920 in Woodhaven, New York, USA.

48. J. Albert Hall

Actor | The Yellow Menace

J. Albert Hall was born on October 6, 1874 in Uddeholms works, Varmland, Sweden as Johan Albert Adolfsson Frick. He was an actor, known for The Yellow Menace (1916), Gretna Green (1915) and The Eagle's Mate (1914). He died on April 18, 1920 in Cumberland, Maryland, USA.

49. Edwin Holt

Actor | Heart and Soul

Edwin Holt was born on April 12, 1863 in Fort Fairfield, Maine, USA as Clarence Edwin Holt. He was an actor, known for Heart and Soul (1917), The Pretenders (1916) and The Wheel of the Law (1916). He died on July 5, 1920 in Manhattan, New York, USA.


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