Birth Date between 1852-01-01 and 1852-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Charles Kent

Actor | As You Like It

After a distinguished career of more than 30 years on stage, Charles Kent entered the film industry in its earliest stages--his debut, as far as is known, was in 1908 in Macbeth (1908)). He was not only an actor but a director, and guided many upper-echelon films for Vitagraph, often starring in ...

2. Herbert Beerbohm Tree

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.

3. Francisco Tárrega

Soundtrack | John Tucker Must Die

Nineteenth century Spanish composer and guitarist, whose most famous classical works have been adapted by contemporary pop composers such as Mike Oldfield. His most famous work is "Recuerdos de la Alhambra" (Memories of the Alhambra).

4. Gaston Méliès

Producer | The Prisoner's Story

Gaston Méliès was born on February 12, 1852 in Paris, France. He was a producer and director, known for The Prisoner's Story (1912), Captured by Aboriginals (1913) and Hinemoa (1913). He died on April 9, 1915 in Ajaccio, Corsica, France.

5. Gertrude Claire

Actress | The Little Irish Girl

Claire made her stage debut at 16 and later played on the stage in New York with John Drew, Edwin Booth and Richard Mansfield. At one time, she managed her own stock company in Boston.

6. H.H. Asquith

H.H. Asquith, considered the founder of the British welfare state, was the prime minister of the United Kingdom who led the British Empire into the monumental debacle that was World War I.

The son of a cloth merchant, Henry Herbert Asquith was born in Morley, Yorkshire, and attended Balliol College,...

7. Emil Sondermann

Actor | Sondi hat Pech

Emil Sondermann was born on October 16, 1852 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor and writer, known for Sondi hat Pech (1915), Sondis Glück im Unglück (1915) and Sondis Kleine (1916). He died on August 29, 1927 in Berlin.

8. Ion Luca Caragiale

Writer | De ce trag clopotele, Mitica?

Born in a tiny village Haimanalele, next to Ploesti town in Romanian province of Muntenia (Valahia), in a family of actors (both parents and his two uncles - his father's brothers - were actors). He had no formal education, works at some newspapers, then as a clerk. At age of 20 start writing and ...

9. John Oxenham

Writer | Hearts in Exile

English novelist and poet John Oxenham was born William Arthur Dunkerley in Manchester, England, in 1852. His entry into the literary world was not as a writer but as a publisher; with several partners he started the publication "The Idler", and later on the weekly "To-Day". He traveled extensively...

10. Chuck Connors

Self | New York's Society Life and Underworld

Chuck Connors, the "Mayor of Chinatown" around the turn of the previous century, was born George Washington Connors, most likely in Providence, Rhode Island, though he claimed to have been born on Mott Street in what is now New York City's Little Italy. Connors grew up in New York City, in ...

11. Charles Lawlor

Soundtrack | 42

Vaudeville singer and actor who composed the music for the old standard song, The Sidewalks of New York, in 1894, with lyricist James W. Blake. In 1924, blind and in poor health, Lawlor told the New York Times that he and Blake had sold the publishing rights to the song for $5,000 and received no ...

12. Tom Green

Actor | The X-Ray Fiend

Tom Green born in 1852. a popular stage comic and stage manager from the late 1870's. became a well-known pioneering film actor and director of many early short comedies for the George Albert Smith Film Company from 1897, also directed many short dramas and trick films for other film studios from ...

13. Antoni Gaudí

Antoni Gaudí was born on June 25, 1852 in Reus, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain as Antoni Gaudí i Cornet. He died on June 10, 1926 in Barcelona, Catalonia.

14. Ida Waterman

Actress | The Swan

Ida Waterman was born on March 10, 1852 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Ida Shaw. She was an actress, known for The Swan (1925), Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley (1918) and The Enchanted Cottage (1924). She was married to Joseph Francoeur and Fred Waterman. She died on May 22, 1941 in ...

15. Fred Percy

Actor | Mike Murphy's Marathon

Fred Percy was born in 1852 in London, England. He was an actor, known for Mike Murphy's Marathon (1915), Mike Murphy V.C. (1914) and Beautiful Kitty (1923). He died on July 15, 1926 in Brixton, Devonshire, England.

16. Victor Neumann

Actor | To Mennesker

Victor Neumann was born on July 4, 1852. He was an actor, known for To Mennesker (1916), Lille Klaus og store Klaus (1913) and Juveltyven paa Æventyr (1914). He died on June 6, 1924.

17. Opie Read

Writer | A Yankee from the West

Opie Percival Read was the youngest of ten children born to Guilford and Elizabeth Wallace Read. He was raised on his parent's plantation near Gallatin, Tennessee and later attended Neophagen College in Nashville. Prior to his enrollment, Read had worked for the Franklin (KY) Patriot Newspaper ...

18. Charles Allan

Actor | Princess Clementina

Charles Allan was born on September 16, 1852 in Chislehurst, Kent, England. He was an actor, known for Princess Clementina (1911). He died on February 11, 1911 in London, England.

19. William H. Thompson

Actor | The Dividend

Scottish born William H. Thompson immigrated to America with his family at the age of six. In 1865 he began his theatrical career by working as a callboy at the old Broadway Theater in New York. Within two years he would embark on an acting career that would span over 55 years and earn him a ...

21. Lady Augusta Gregory

Writer | The Rising of the Moon

She and her husband had only one child, a son who was killed in World War I.

22. Joseph Joffre

Self | Mutual Weekly, No. 9

Joseph Joffre was born on January 12, 1852 in Rivesaltes, France as Joseph-Jacques-Césaire Joffre. He died on January 3, 1931 in Paris, France.

23. Max Laurence

Actor | Die Augen der Mumie Ma

Max Laurence was born on August 7, 1852 in Berlin, Germany as Friedrich Rudolf Maximilien Laurence. He was an actor, known for The Eyes of the Mummy (1918), Der große Coup (1919) and Nur um 1000 Dollar (1918). He died on May 26, 1926 in Berlin.

25. Louis N. Parker

Writer | Drake of England

British dramatist, composer and pageant master Louis Napoleon Parker was born in Calvados, France, in 1852. His father, Charles Albert Parker, was a well-to-do American lawyer, a son of Isaac Parker, chief justice of Massachusetts. At the age of 39, in 1840, Charles left America with his much ...

28. Billy Madden

Self | The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight

Billy Madden was born on December 10, 1852 in London, England. He died on February 22, 1918 in White Plains, New York, USA.

29. Clara Palmer

Actress | Big Money

Clara Palmer was born in March 1852 in New York, USA as Clara M. Kniffen. She was an actress, known for Big Money (1930). She was married to James Gregory Palms (DDS). She died on January 6, 1938 in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, USA.

30. Augustus Harris

Writer | The Derby Winner

Augustus Henry Glossop Harris was an English playwright, theatrical impresario and actor who was knighted for his services to the theater. He was born on March 18, 1852 in Paris to the dramatist Augustus Glossop Harris and his wife Maria, a wardrobe designer. Augustus Henry was raised in London ...

31. Charles W. Fairbanks

Self | Pathé's Weekly, No. 48

Charles W. Fairbanks was born on May 11, 1852 in Unionville Center, Ohio, USA as Charles Warren Fairbanks. He died on June 4, 1918 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

33. Antal Kazaliczky

Actor | Halálos csönd

Antal Kazaliczky was born on May 10, 1852 in Mozsgó, Hungary. He was an actor and writer, known for Halálos csönd (1919). He died on November 5, 1917 in Budapest, Hungary.

34. Charles E. Banks

Writer | Some Pun'kins

Drama editor, playwright.

35. Cardinal Pietro Gasparri

Self | Il santo padre ti parla!

Cardinal Pietro Gasparri was born on May 5, 1852 in Capovallazza, Ussita, Marche, Italy. He died on November 18, 1934 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

36. Simo Matavulj

Writer | Bakonja fra Brne

Serbian novelist of Montenegro, Yugoslavia.

37. Edwin Markham

Writer | Lincoln, the Man of the People

Edwin Markham was born on April 23, 1852 in Oregon City, Oregon, USA as Charles Edward Anson Markham. He was a writer, known for Lincoln, the Man of the People (1923) and Love's Redemption (1921). He was married to Anna Catherine Murphy. He died on March 7, 1940 in New York City, New York, USA.

38. C. Hargrave Mansell

Actor | Her Benny

C. Hargrave Mansell was born in 1852 in Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland as Sidenham Bligh Maitland. He was an actor, known for Her Benny (1920), The Autumn of Pride (1921) and Dick's Fairy (1921). He died on March 8, 1929 in Shepherd's Bush, London, England.

39. Ten Ichi

Self | Ten Ichi, the Famous Japanese Magician, with His Troop

Ten Ichi was born in 1852 in Japan. He died in June 1912.

45. 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.

47. Luke J. Loring

Actor | Forgiven; Or, The Jack of Diamonds

Luke J. Loring was born in 1852 in the USA. He was an actor, known for Forgiven; Or, The Jack of Diamonds (1914). He died on May 4, 1914 in New York City, New York, USA.

48. John T. Kelly

Actor | Green Stockings

John T. Kelly was born on August 26, 1852 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Green Stockings (1916), Artie, the Millionaire Kid (1916) and The Cave Man (1915). He was married to Florence Moore Eques. He died on January 5, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA.

49. Barend Barendse

Actor | Heilig recht

Barend Barendse was born on August 8, 1852 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. He was an actor, known for Heilig recht (1914) and De levende ladder (1913). He died on March 10, 1935 in Amsterdam.

50. Julie Abich

Actress | Arme Thea

Julie Abich was born on August 11, 1852 in Ischl. She was an actress, known for Arme Thea (1919) and Das Gelübde (1921). She died on March 18, 1928 in Berlin, Germany.


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