Date of Death between 1924-01-01 and 1924-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Allakariallak

Self | Nanook of the North

Indigenous Canadian Inuk, best known for starring in Nanook of the North (1922), considered by many to be the first modern documentary film, despite rumors that most of it was staged and that his wife was an actress. Allakariallak died in 1924 from tuberculosis, but around the time of his death it ...

2. Franz Kafka

Writer | Le procès

Franz Kafka was born into a German-speaking Jewish family in Prague, Austrian Empire, in 1883. His father, Hermann Kafka, was a business owner and a domestic tyrant, frequently abusing his son. Kafka later admitted to his father, "My writing was all about you...". He believed that his father broke ...

3. Joseph Conrad

Writer | Sabotage

Joseph Conrad was born in Berdichev, Kiev Province, now the Ukraine, to Polish parents Apollo Korzeniowski and Ewa Bobrowska. His father was a political activist and he and his family were exiled after he was suspected of involvement with revolutionary activities. Conrad had no friends as a child ...

4. Frances Hodgson Burnett

Writer | The Secret Garden

Born in Manchester, England on November 24 1849, Frances Eliza Hodgson was the eldest daughter in a family of two boys and three girls. After her father's death when she was three years old, the Hodgsdons experienced severe financial difficulties. As a young girl, she would scrawl little stories on...

5. Thomas H. Ince

Producer | The Devil

Thomas H. Ince was born into a family of stage actors. He appeared on the stage at age six and worked with a number of stock companies, making his Broadway debut at 15. Vaudeville work was inconsistent, so he was a lifeguard, a promoter and part-time actor. His stage career was a failure but by ...

6. V.I. Lenin

Writer | Un'alba

Vladimir Lenin was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia and then the wider Soviet Union became a one-party communist state governed ...

7. Giacomo Puccini

Soundtrack | The Island

Italian composer, one of the greatest exponents of operatic realism, who virtually brought the history of Italian opera to an end. His mature operas include "La Bohème" (1896), "Tosca" (1900), "Madama Butterfly" (1904), and "Turandot" left incomplete.

8. E. Nesbit

Writer | Masterpiece Theatre

After her father died, the Nesbit family moved to the Continent, where Edith was educated in France and Germany; in 1872, the Nesbits returned to England.

9. Gabriel Fauré

Soundtrack | 28 Days Later...

Gabriel-Urbian Faure was born May 12, 1845, in Pamires, Mid-Pyrenees, France. He was the youngest of 6 children born to Toussaint and Marie Faure. From the age of 9 he studied piano and organ with Camille Saint-Saëns at the Ecole Niedermeyer. Saint-Saene encouraged young Faure to play piano music ...

10. Eleonora Duse

Actress | Cenere

Eleonora Duse was born on October 3, 1858 in Vigevano, Lombardy, Italy as Eleonora Guilia Amalia Duse. She was an actress and writer, known for Cenere (1917). She was married to Tebaldo Marchetti. She died on April 21, 1924 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

11. Woodrow Wilson

Self | The Adventures of a Boy Scout

Woodrow Wilson is an American politician, lawyer, and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as the 34th governor of New Jersey before winning the 1912 ...

12. Billy Armstrong

Actor | Up in Alf's Place

Billy Armstrong was born on January 14, 1891 in Bristol, England. He was an actor and director, known for Up in Alf's Place (1919), Trouble Bubbles (1920) and The Bank (1915). He was married to Marion Parker. He died on March 1, 1924 in Sunland, California, USA.

13. Louis Delluc

Director | Fumée noire

Louis Delluc was born on October 14, 1890 in Le Buisson-de-Cadouin, Dordogne, France. He was a director and writer, known for Fumée noire (1920), The Flood (1924) and The Woman from Nowhere (1922). He was married to Ève Francis. He died on March 22, 1924 in Paris, France.

14. Kate Lester

Actress | The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Kate Lester was born on June 12, 1857 in Souldham Trope, England. She was an actress, known for The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923), The Gay Lord Quex (1919) and His Royal Highness (1918). She died on October 12, 1924 in Hollywood, California, USA.

15. Àngel Guimerà

Writer | El padre Juanico

He's the grand-uncle of Jorge Guimerá.

16. Anatole France

Writer | Crainquebille

Anatole France, the 1921 Nobel laureate for literature, was born Jacques Anatole Thibault in Paris on April 16, 1844, the son of a Paris book dealer. He attended the Parisian boys' school Collège Stanislas, where he received a classical education, and later matriculated at the École des Chartes. ...

17. J.B. Warner

Actor | Behind Two Guns

James Byron Warner was the younger brother of H.B. Warner and the son of Charles Warner, a prominent English stage actor, whose own father James Warner, whom J.B. was named after, was also a famous actor.

Born in Nebraska in 1895, the handsome J.B. joined the Warner family profession, though--unlike...

18. Beatrice Ives Welles

Beatrice Ives Welles was born on September 1, 1883 in Springfield, Illinois, USA. She was married to Richard Head Welles. She died on May 10, 1924.

19. Victor Herbert

Soundtrack | Duck Soup

Every professional recording artist today owes their livelihood to some degree to Victor Herbert. Working closely with John Philip Sousa, Irving Berlin and others, he was the driving force in founding the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) on February 13, 1914. He became...

20. Gene Stratton-Porter

Writer | The Keeper of the Bees

Born the daughter of a Methodist minister, Gene was the youngest of 12 children. Gene got her start when she sent bird and animal photographs to "Recreation" magazine. The magazine was so impressed, they asked her to write for them. She also wrote for "Outing" magazine. At this point, she turned to...

21. Édouard de Max

Actor | Les trois mousquetaires

Édouard de Max was born on February 14, 1869 in Iasi, Moldova, Romania as Eduard-Alexandru Max. He was an actor, known for The Three Musketeers (1921), Vingt ans après (1922) and The Three Musketeers (1912). He died on October 28, 1924 in Paris, France.

22. William Tilghman

Director | Passing of the Oklahoma Outlaws

William Matthew Tilghman served as a lawman for 35 years. In his career he rode with the Earps, was a lawman in Dodge City, Kansas, and battled the Dalton gang and the Wild Bunch. In the early 1900s he became fed up with the way Hollywood glamorized the outlaws of the west and, along with his ...

23. Arnold Rieck

Actor | Frau Lenes Scheidung

Arnold Rieck was born on June 22, 1876. He was an actor, known for Frau Lenes Scheidung (1917), Lehmanns Brautfahrt (1916) and Musketier Kaczmarek (1915). He died on November 7, 1924 in Leipzig, Germany.

24. Frank Dayton

Actor | The Fall of Montezuma

Frank Dayton was born in 1865 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Fall of Montezuma (1912), The Plum Tree (1914) and The White Sister (1915). He was married to Jessa Hatcher (actress). He died on October 17, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA.

25. George Mallory

Self | The Epic of Everest

George Mallory was born on June 18, 1886 in Mobberly, England. He was married to Ruth Thackeray Turner. He died on June 8, 1924 in North Col on Mount Everest, Tibet.

26. Chick Morrison

Actor | Black Beauty

Charles Pacific (Chick) Morrison was born on April 3, 1878 at Morrison, Colorado, USA, the son of Tom Morrison. Upon reaching adulthood Chick Morrison was a familiar figure throughout the western cattle country, being an expert cowboy as a trainer of animals, especially horses. Morrison often ...

27. Ferdinand Cheval

Writer | Le palais idéal

Ferdinand Cheval was born on April 19, 1836 in Charmes-sur-l'Herbasse, Drôme, France. He was a writer, known for Le palais idéal (1958). He died on August 19, 1924 in Hauterives, Drôme.

29. Amleto Novelli

Actor | Cajus Julius Caesar

Amleto Novelli was born on October 18, 1881 in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was an actor, known for Julius Caesar (1914), Quo Vadis? (1913) and Antony and Cleopatra (1913). He died on April 16, 1924 in Turin, Piedmont, Italy.

30. Lew Dockstader

Actor | Dan

Lew Dockstader was born on August 7, 1856 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA as George Alfred Clapp. He was an actor, known for Dan (1914) and Minstrel Mishaps; or, Late for Rehearsal (1908). He was married to Lucin Brown. He died on October 26, 1924 in New York City, New York, USA.

31. Kamuela C. Searle

Actor | The Sea Wolf

Samuel Cooper Seale was born to John Cooper and Sara Yates Seale in Waiohinu, Kau, Hawaii. He met Cecil B. DeMille on the beach at Waikiki in 1915, and took his advice to go to Hollywood where he appeared in at least two of DeMille's movies. He enlisted in the Army with the outbreak of World War I ...

32. Charles Brandt

Actor | The College Widow

Charles Brandt born in Philadelphia in 1862. well-known stage performer from the 1880s. cheerful, white-haired gentleman who starred and supported in more than 60 movies for the Lubin Film Company from 1911, often seen as professionals or fathers in dramas and comedies, first appeared in 'His ...

33. Jules Greenbaum

Producer | Der Teilhaber

Founder of Greenbaum-Film, Deutsche Bioscope (1899) and Deutsche Bioscope GmbH (1902) production companies.

34. Camillo De Riso

Director | Nanà

Camillo De Riso was born on November 20, 1854 in Naples, Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. He was an actor and director, known for Nanà (1917), La principessa (1917) and Armiamoci e... partite! (1915). He died on April 2, 1924 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

35. Walter Montague

Writer | The Ballad of Fisher's Boarding House

Father: Maj. Montague Williams.

36. Ben Deeley

Actor | Victory

Ben Deeley, also known as J. Bernard Deeley and N. Bernard Deeley, according to various sources, grew up in Folsom, California. As a teenager, he competed to sign up 100 subscribers to the Sacramento Bee, which would earn him a free bicycle. He entered vaudeville in the 1900s, appearing in several ...

37. John East

Actor | The Little Minister

John M. East born John Marlborough East in London in 1860. John began on comedy and drama theatre from the 1880's. Popular gentleman character and support actor, appeared in more than 30 British silent drama and adventure movies, making his film debut as Tom Cribb in Harold M. Shaw's 'The House of ...

38. Frances Burnham

Actress | The Love Thief

Frances Burnham was born on April 19, 1895 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Frances Anita Burnham. She was an actress, known for The Love Thief (1916), Who's Your Servant? (1920) and The Price Woman Pays (1919). She died on July 10, 1924 in Monrovia, California.

39. Andrew Irvine

Self | The Epic of Everest

Andrew Irvine was born on April 8, 1902 in Birkenhead, England. He died on June 8, 1924 in North Col, Mount Everest, Tibet.

40. Lillian Drew

Actress | Ruggles of Red Gap

The beautiful Lillian Drew was born in Chicago in 1886. Lillian became a highly popular musical comedy theatre star from the mid 1900's, often appearing with her husband actor E.H. Calvert. Later Lillian a gorgeous brunette starred in more than 90 drama and comedy films and became known as Lily of ...

41. Eva May

Actress | Die Fledermaus

Eva May was born on May 29, 1902 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Die Fledermaus (1923), Fridericus Rex - 3. Teil: Sanssouci (1923) and Der lebendige Tote (1918). She died on September 10, 1924 in Baden, Lower Austria, Austria.

43. August Belmont Jr.

Self | Our Mutual Girl

August Belmont Jr. was born on February 18, 1853 in New York City, New York, USA. He was married to Eleanor Robson Belmont and Elizabeth Hamilton Morgan. He died on December 10, 1924 in Manhattan, New York City.

44. Theodore Morse

Soundtrack | Trainspotting

Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

45. Sabine Baring-Gould

Soundtrack | Flyboys

Wrote The Book Of Werewolves.

46. Charles Mosnier

Actor | Pasteur

Charles Mosnier was born on April 16, 1865 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France. He was an actor, known for Pasteur (1923), La belle limonadière (1914) and Fauvette (1918). He died on September 13, 1924 in Paris, France.

47. 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.

48. Frank Farrington

Actor | The Million Dollar Mystery

Frank Farrington was born on July 8, 1873 in Brixton, London, England. He was an actor, known for The Million Dollar Mystery (1914), Pamela Congreve (1914) and The Long Trail (1917). He was married to Mrs. Frank Farrington. He died on May 27, 1924 in Los Angeles, California, USA.


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