Birth Month Day of 08-26 (Sorted by Birth Date Ascending)


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2. Harry Linson

Actor | The Gates of Eden

Harry Linson was born on August 26, 1839 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He was an actor, known for The Gates of Eden (1916), The Declaration of Independence (1911) and The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (1914). He was married to Teckla Weiner and Mary Woodhouse. He died on March 13, 1926 in Bronx, New...

3. Mary Ann Nichols

Mary Ann Walker was born on August 26, 1845 in Dawes Court, Shoe Lane, off Fleet Street (London, England) to blacksmith (former locksmith) Edward Walker and his wife Caroline. She was christened in or some years before 1851. She had a brother. Caroline died in 1852 aged 32 and was buried on 5th ...

4. 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), The Cave Man (1915) and Artie, the Millionaire Kid (1916). He was married to Florence Moore Eques. He died on January 5, 1922 in New York City, New York, USA.

5. Otto Elg-Lundberg

Actor | Gösta Berlings saga

Otto Elg-Lundberg was born on August 26, 1855. He was an actor, known for The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924). He died in 1942.

6. Clara Schønfeld

Actress | Du skal ære din hustru

Clara Schønfeld was born on August 26, 1856. She was an actress, known for Master of the House (1925), Vor fælles Ven (1921) and Har jeg Ret til at tage mit eget Liv? (1920). She was married to Emil Kjertmann and Hjalmar Schønfeld. She died on May 5, 1939.

7. Herbert Booth

Director | Social Salvation

Son of International Leader William Booth and distant relative to Anthony Begonia.

8. Harold Nelson

Actor | The Lost Special

Harold Nelson was born on August 26, 1864 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lost Special (1932), Sisters of Eve (1928) and Timberesque (1935). He died on January 26, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Gertrude Sterroll

Actress | The Call of Youth

Gertrude Sterroll was born on August 26, 1870 in Weybridge, Surrey, England as Jessie Gertrude Stevens. She was an actress, known for The Call of Youth (1921), Lorna Doone (1920) and The Glorious Adventure (1922). She died on January 27, 1959 in Marylebone, London, England.

10. Camille Beuve

Actor | Topaze

Camille Beuve was born on August 26, 1871 in Maray, Loir-et-Cher, France as Camille Edmond Ganel. He was an actor, known for Topaze (1933), Paul et Virginie (1924) and Le reflet de Claude Mercoeur (1923). He died on September 3, 1946 in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, Seine [now Val-de-Marne], France.

11. Lee De Forest

Producer | Phonofilm

Lee De Forest was born on August 26, 1873 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA. He was a producer and director, known for Phonofilm (1923), A Musical Monologue (1923) and Syncopation and Song (1927). He was married to Marie Mosquini, Nora Stanton Blatch, Lucille Sheardown and Mary Mayo (concert singer). He...

12. Hugo Frey

All Quiet on the Western Front

Composer, songwriter, conductor, arranger, violist and pianist, educated at the Chicago Conservatory and a student of Luigi van Kunits. He was a violist with the Listemann Sring Quartet between 1896 and 1898, and then a pianist for the Red Path Grand Concert Company in 1898-1899. He conducted and ...

13. Zona Gale

Writer | When Strangers Meet

Writer Zona Gale was born in Portage, WI, on August 26, 1874. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1895. She had had an interest in writing from childhood (she printed and bound her first "book" herself at age seven) and after college she obtained work on various newspapers in ...

15. John Buchan

Writer | The 39 Steps

John Buchan was born on August 26, 1875 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland as John Norman Stuart Buchan. He was a writer, known for The 39 Steps (1935), The 39 Steps (1959) and Huntingtower (1927). He was married to Susan Charlotte Grosvenor. He died on February 11, 1940 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

16. Olof Winnerstrand

Actor | Kastrullresan

Olof Winnerstrand was born on August 26, 1875 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Carl Olof Magnus Winnerstrand. He was an actor, known for Kastrullresan (1950), A Lesson in Love (1954) and Torment (1944). He was married to Frida Winnerstrand. He died on July 16, 1956 in Stockholm.

17. Myra Kelly

Writer | Little Miss Smiles

Irish born American author and educator whose career was cut short by her untimely death at age 34.

18. Erich Ziegel

Actor | Wir tanzen um die Welt

Erich Ziegel was born on August 26, 1876 in Schwerin an der Warthe, Germany. He was an actor, known for Wir tanzen um die Welt (1939), An de Waterkant (1918) and Land der Liebe (1937). He was married to Mirjam Horwitz-Ziegel. He died on November 30, 1950 in Munich, Germany.

20. Edward L. Hemmer

Director | Birthright

Edward L. Hemmer was born on August 26, 1878 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Birthright (1920), Orphan Sally (1922) and Sunshine Harbor (1922). He died on February 19, 1953 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

22. Joe Jeanette

Actor | Square Joe

Joe Jeanette was born on August 26, 1879 in West Hoboken [now Union City], New Jersey, USA as Jeremiah Jennette. He was an actor, known for Square Joe (1922). He was married to Adelaide Atzinger and Gertrude Jeannette. He died on July 7, 1958 in Union City, New Jersey.

23. Guillaume Apollinaire

Soundtrack | Je rentre à la maison

Wilhelm Albert Vladimir Apollonaris de Kostrowicki (pseudonyme: Guillaume Apollinaire), born on August 26, 1880, in Rome, Italy. His Russian-born mother, Angelica Kostrovicka, claimed belonging to Polish Szlachta nobility. His father is unknown. His mother was later gambling and living in Monaco. ...

24. Philip Moeller

Director | The Age of Innocence

Although his cinematic resume is scant, Philip Moeller was a driving force on Broadway from 1915-1937, having worked as an writer, producer and/or director in 57 major productions.

25. Emily Goldsmith

Emily Goldsmith was born Emily Alice Brown on August 26, 1880 in Sittingbourne, Kent, England. A resident of Strood, Kent, England, Emily was the only one of her eight siblings who had yet to emigrate to America. Goldsmith along with her husband Frank John Goldsmith and their nine-year-old son ...

28. Maria Pinckard

Car 54, Where Are You?

Maria Pinckard was born on August 26, 1883 in Georgia, USA as Marie Pinckard. She was an actress, known for Car 54, Where Are You? (1961). She died in October 1968 in New York City, New York, USA.

29. William Slade

Assistant Director | Main 1-2-3

William Slade (born William Snaden on 26 August 1884 in Manchester, Lancashire, England, U.K.), attended local public schools. His parents were William Snaden and Mary West Snaden. He served in C Squadron of the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry of the British Army from 1908 to 1911. In 1911, he ...

30. Curtis Benton

Actor | 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Curtis Benton was born on August 26, 1885 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as Horatio Curtis Benton. He was an actor and writer, known for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916), The Runaway Express (1926) and The Uninvited Guest (1924). He died on September 14, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

31. Fernand de Brinon

Fernand de Brinon was born on August 26, 1885 in Libourne, Gironde, France. He died on April 15, 1947 in Montrouge, Seine [now Hauts-de-Seine], France.

32. Jacques Grétillat

Actor | Nero

Jacques Grétillat was born on August 26, 1885 in Vitry-sur-Seine, Val-de-Marne, France as Jacques Marie Gaëtan Grétillat. He was an actor and director, known for Nero (1922), Quarante H.P. (1919) and Danton (1932). He died on December 19, 1950 in Paris, France.

33. Leo Peukert

Director | Küsse, die töten

Leo Peukert was born on August 26, 1885 in Munich, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Küsse, die töten (1916), Fräulein Baronin (1919) and Der müde Theodor (1918). He was married to Sabine Impekoven. He died on January 6, 1944 in Tiengen, Germany.

34. Jules Romains

Writer | Das Bildnis

Jules Romains was born on August 26, 1885 in Saint-Julien-Chapteuil, Haute-Loire, France as Louis Henri Jean Farigoule. He was a writer, known for Das Bildnis (1923), Knock, ou le triomphe de la médecine (1933) and Volpone (1941). He was married to Lise Dreyfus (his secretary). He died on ...

35. Max Wilmsen

Actor | Auf der Alm, da gibt's ka Sünd

Max Wilmsen was born on August 26, 1885 in Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He was an actor, known for Auf der Alm, da gibt's ka Sünd (1915), Ein Walzer im Schlafcoupé (1930) and Das Rheinlandmädel (1930). He died on May 29, 1953 in Brandenburg an der Havel, Brandenburg, ...

36. Robert McKim

Actor | All the Brothers Were Valiant

Married to actresses Dorcas Matthews and Ottie Ardine, George got his start at 14 years of age, as a singing and dancing waiter in Chicago. McKim began a long career on the stage with the Alcazar stock company in San Francisco. In vaudeville, he teamed for many years with Johnny Cantwell. He later ...

38. Carl Boese

Director | Lemkes sel. Witwe

The director Carl Boese finished an education in art history, dramatics and philosophy before he started his professional life as a reader. He soon changed to the Stadttheater Leipzig where he worked as a dramatic adviser.

39. Viktor Bek

Actor | Opsada

Viktor Bek was born on August 26, 1888 in Vienna, Austria. He was an actor, known for The Siege (1956), The Birch Tree (1967) and We're Going Separate Ways (1957). He died on October 20, 1974 in Zagreb, Croatia, Yugoslavia.

40. Helen Bolton

Actress | Up Pops the Duke

Helen Bolton was born on August 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Helen Frances Riordan Bolton. She was an actress, known for Up Pops the Duke (1931), Hired and Fired (1929) and Music Fiends (1929). She was married to William B. Davidson. She died on July 17, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, ...

41. Armas Fredman

Camera Department | Korkein voitto

Armas Fredman was born on August 26, 1888 in Halikko, Finland. He is known for his work on Korkein voitto (1929), In the Fields of Dreams (1940) and Nuori luotsi (1928). He died on December 25, 1964 in Helsinki, Finland.

44. Aleksandar Zlatkovic

Actor | Slavica

Aleksandar Zlatkovic was born on August 26, 1890 in Pozarevac, Serbia. He was an actor, known for Slavica (1947). He died on December 4, 1956 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia.

45. Edward Linden

Cinematographer | King Kong

47. Cecilie B. Peterson

Writer | The Lady of Shalott

Cecilie B. Peterson was born in Norway in 1891. She immigrated with her parents and two sisters to the United States in 1899. The family lived in Brooklyn, New York.

After her brief career writing for silent movies, she married Harold C. Brown and eventually gave birth to three sons. Harold died ...

48. Richard C. Currier

Editor | Leave It to the Irish

Richard C. Currier was born on August 26, 1892 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Richard Carlton Currier. He is known for his work on Leave It to the Irish (1944), The Cosmic Man (1959) and Two Gun Marshal (1953). He was married to Sarah Cordelia Marsh. He died on December 14, 1984 in El Toro, California...

50. Ruth Roland

Actress | The Avenging Arrow

Ruth Roland was, along with Pearl White, the queen of the early movie serials. She came from a show-business family, her father being a San Francisco theater manager and her mother a professional singer. Ruth made her acting debut at age 3-1/2, and soon became a professional actress and singer. Her...


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