Birth Date between 1896-01-01 and 1896-12-31 (Sorted by Name Ascending)
Art Director | The Lost Weekend
Former architect. Came to Hollywood in 1932, first as draftsman for Paramount, then promoted to full art director, a position he occupied until 1957. He subsequently worked as set designer for television. His most prolific contribution (alongside Hal Pereira) was on the popular western series ...
His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was born in Calcutta, India. He first met his spiritual master, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Gosvami, in Calcutta in 1922. Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati, a prominent devotional scholar and the founder of sixty-four branches of Gaudiya Mathas (...
8. A.J. Cantu
Mexican conjurer, famed for his card and cigarette manipulations. Usually performed wearing a wide-brimmed sombrero and fiesta regalia. At the conclusion of each routine, his orchestra would play "La Paloma" and a white bird (presumably a dove) would appear at his fingertips.
9. A.J. Cronin
Writer | Kala Pani
British novelist A.J. Cronin was born in Dumbartonshire, Scotland, in 1896. In 1914 he entered Glasgow University to study medicine, but his studies were interrupted by World War I, in which he served in the British Navy as a surgeon sublieutenant. He received his M.B. and Ch.B. in 1919, and took a...
14. Abraham Sofaer
Actor | The Naked Jungle
Born on October 1, 1896, in Rangoon, Burma, to Burmese-Jewish parents, distinguished veteran character actor Abraham Sofaer was a one-time schoolteacher in both Rangoon and London. He switched gears to acting after a short time and made his stage debut as a walk-on in William Shakespeare's "The ...
15. Ada May
Actress | Monsieur Verdoux
Ada May was born on March 8, 1896 in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York, USA as Ada May Weeks. She was an actress, known for Monsieur Verdoux (1947), Dance, Girl, Dance (1933) and Fireside Theatre (1949). She was married to Mario Castegnaro and Wilson Potter (big game hunter). She died on April 25, ...
19. Adele Astaire
Writer | Round the Film Studios
Adele and her brother Fred were the toast of Broadway in the 1920s and early thirties with such shows as Lady be Good and Funny Face. Many thought Adele was the greater entertainer of the pair, comparing her to Fanny Brice and Imogene Coca. Fred was far more serious about his craft and would ...
Actress | Os Fidalgos da Casa Mourisca
Adelina Fernandes was born on January 26, 1896 in Santa Isabel, Lisbon, Portugal as Adelina Laura Fernandes. She was an actress, known for Os Fidalgos da Casa Mourisca (1921), Lisboa (1930) and Um Dia Com (1970). She died on March 12, 1983 in Lisbon.
24. Adrienne Gessner
Actress | Der Engel mit der Posaune
Adrienne Gessner was born on July 23, 1896 in Schottwien, Austria-Hungary as Adrienne Geiringer. She was an actress, known for The Angel with the Trumpet (1948), Kronprinz Rudolfs letzte Liebe (1956) and Briefe eines toten Dichters (1964). She was married to Ernst Lothar. She died on June 23, 1987 ...
Writer | Nobody's Fool
Agnes Christine Johnston was born on January 11, 1896 in Swissvale, Pennsylvania, USA. She is known for her work on Nobody's Fool (1936), The Village Sleuth (1920) and Headline Shooter (1933). She was married to Frank Mitchell Dazey. She died on July 19, 1978 in San Diego, California, USA.
Director | Vipranarayana
Ahindra Choudhury was born on August 6, 1896 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He was an actor and director, known for Vipranarayana (1937), Krishna Sudama (1936) and Shasti Ki Shanti (1928). He died on November 4, 1974 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
29. Ailsa Grahame
Actress | Sherlock Holmes
Ailsa Grahame was born on May 6, 1896 in Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Ailsa Craig. She was an actress, known for Sherlock Holmes (1964), Sense and Sensibility (1971) and Vanity Fair (1967). She died on March 24, 1984 in Primrose Hill, London, England.
33. Al Kelly
Actor | Singing in the Dark
Al Kelly was born on December 18, 1896 in Kreva, Russia as Abraham Kalish. He was an actor, known for Singing in the Dark (1956), The Trials of O'Brien (1965) and Mack & Myer for Hire (1963). He was married to Mary Pickarsky. He died on September 6, 1966 in New York, New York, USA.
35. Aladar Laszlo
Writer | Trouble in Paradise
Aladar Laszlo was born on October 30, 1896 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary. He was a writer and actor, known for Trouble in Paradise (1932), Gangway for Tomorrow (1943) and Pardon, tévedtem (1933). He was married to Margit Fellegi Laszlo. He died on September 16, 1958 in Los Angeles, California...
37. Alan Mowbray
Actor | The Man Who Knew Too Much
Alan Mowbray, the American film actor who was one of the founding members of the Screen Actors Guild, was born Ernest Allen on August 18, 1896, in London, England, to a non-theatrical family. He served in the British army during World War I and received the Military Medal and the French Croix De ...
39. Albert Ball
Albert Ball was born on August 14, 1896 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. He died on May 7, 1917 in Annoeullin, Nord, France.
44. Aldona Jasinska
Actress | Kobiety nad przepascia
Aldona Jasinska was born on December 27, 1896 in Vilna, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Kobiety nad przepascia (1938) and Ty, co w Ostrej swiecisz Bramie (1937). She was married to Tadeusz Konczyc. She died on November 3, 1957 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
Assistant Director | Andrey Rublev
Aleksandr Macheret was born on December 28, 1896 in Baku, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Veniaminovich Macheret. He was a director and writer, known for Andrei Rublev (1966), Oshibka inzhenera Kochina (1939) and Tsvetnye kinonovelly (1941). He died on September 12, 1979 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.
49. Aleksei Antonov
Aleksei Antonov was born on September 28, 1896 in Grodno, Russian Empire as Aleksei Innokentievich Antonov. He died on July 18, 1962 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.