Birth Month Day of 08-26 (Sorted by Death Date Ascending)
Writer | Queen Victoria's Empire
Great-grandfather of: the Duke of Windsor, Grand Duchess Olga, Viktoria Luise von Preußen, Crown Prince Hohenzollern, King George VI, Princess Alice of Battenberg, Grand Duchess Tatiana, Grand Duchess Marie, the Duke of Gloucester, Louis Mountbatten, Grand Duchess Anastasia, King Carol II, the Duke...
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 ...
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. ...
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.
6. 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...
8. 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 ...
Actress | Murder in Harlem
Henrietta Loveless was born on August 26, 1903 in Polk County, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for Murder in Harlem (1935) and The Spider's Web (1927). She was married to Melvin Anderson. She died on January 15, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
11. 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...
12. 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.
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 ...
14. 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.
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. Pen Tennyson
Director | Convoy
Attended Oxford University. Left in 1932 to work with Michael Balcon first as camera assistant and later as assistant director at Gaumont-British. Subsequently with MGM's British section, then under Balcon at Ealing as full director. Joined the Royal Navy to make training films but was killed in a ...
17. Aleksei Lyarsky
Actor | Detstvo Gorkogo
Was born in Moscow. Mother - Lyarskaya Akulina Lukjianovna. The wife - Vanda Frantsevna Gavrilova.
In 1938 he had been selected on a leading role in first two films under Maxim Gorky's trilogy. This role became his unique work on cinema. Upon termination of shootings the first set he had presented ...
Actor | Barbara Radziwillówna
Witold Zacharewicz was born on August 26, 1914 in Plock, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Love or a Kingdom (1936), Znachor (1937) and Gehenna (1938). He died on February 16, 1943 in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, Oswiecim, Malopolskie, Poland.
19. 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.
20. Art Rowlands
Actor | The Devil's Tower
Art Rowlands was born on August 26, 1897 in Oakland, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Devil's Tower (1928), The Dixie Flyer (1926) and 3-Ring Marriage (1928). He was married to Elizabeth C. Dederick. He died on May 25, 1944 in Hollywood, California.
22. 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.
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.
26. 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 ...
27. 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, ...
29. 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.
31. Richard Wallace
Director | Kick In
Richard Wallace was born in Sacramento, California, in 1894. At 14 years of age he got a job as a theater projectionist, a job he held for four years. He later traveled to Los Angeles to get into the film industry, and wound up as an editor for such studios as Triangle and Robertson-Cole. His ...
32. Hugo Frey
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 ...
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, ...
38. Harald Paulsen
Director | Die Stimme aus dem Äther
Harald Paulsen was born on August 26, 1895 in Elmshorn, Germany as Harald Johannes David Paulsen. He was an actor and director, known for Die Stimme aus dem Äther (1939), Ave Maria (1936) and Stradivari (1935). He was married to Hilla Höfer. He died on August 4, 1954 in Hamburg, West Germany.
40. 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 ...
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.
48. 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.