Date of Death between 1935-01-01 and 1935-12-31 (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Thelma Todd
Actress | Horse Feathers
Thelma Todd was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, an industrial city near the New Hampshire state line. She was a lovely child with good academic tendencies, so much so that she decided early on to become a schoolteacher. After high school she went on to college but at her mother's insistence ...
2. Will Rogers
Actor | Judge Priest
World-famous, widely popular American humorist of the vaudeville stage and of silent and sound films, Will Rogers graduated from military school, but his first real job was in the livestock business in Argentina, of all places. He transported pack animals across the South Atlantic from Buenos Aires...
Actor | Tom Sawyer
Quiet, benign, blue-eyed, rangy-framed child/teen actor Junior Durkin, who was an absolute natural on film and possessed major "down home" appeal, showed strong promise in just the few 1930s films he appeared in. A fatal roadster accident quickly ended the dreams of this young "Henry Fonda" type ...
4. Sam Hardy
Actor | King Kong
Sam Hardy was born on March 21, 1883 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for King Kong (1933), The Miracle Woman (1931) and Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934). He was married to Betty Scott. He died on October 16, 1935 in Hollywood, California, USA.
Actress | The Last Egyptian
Louise Emmons was born in 1858 in Yuba County, California, USA as Louie A. Adkison. She was an actress, known for The Last Egyptian (1914), Mush and Milk (1933) and White Eagle (1922). She was married to Roswell Emmons. She died on March 6, 1935 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
6. Mack Swain
Actor | The Gold Rush
Mack Swain was born in 1876 and soon became a talented vaudevillian. In 1913 he was hired by Mack Sennett and appeared in a few Mabel Normand pictures until a year later he became even bigger when 'Charlie Chaplin' arrived at the Keystone Studio. Swain later created a character by the name of ...
Actor | The Barbarian
Monroe Salisbury was born Orange Salisbury Cash, the son of David Cash and Ellen Louise Salisbury Cash, and grandson of Aaron Cash and Ann Roat Cash of Evans, Erie County, New York. He grew up with two sisters, Adelaide Mary Cash and Anna Louise Cash. By 1900, he was a working actor supporting his ...
Actress | Sunnyside Up
Pretty-as-a-picture Marjorie White was a charming comedienne, and although she was never the star, she stole many scenes from stars. She co-starred with some of the leading comediennes of the day, such as Wheeler and Woolsey, the Three Stooges, and Joe E. Brown, and brought smiles to the faces of ...
Actor | Don Quixote
Best-known for performing the most popular baseball poem, "Casey at the Bat." Filmed as one of the first talkies, 5 years before The Jazz Singer (1927), Casey at the Bat (1922), was included in Ken Burns' Baseball (1994). Hopper, a fervent New York Giant fan, first performed the then-unknown poem ...
10. Maggie O'Brien
Actress | Allied
Maggie O'Brien was born in February 1890 in Missouri, USA as Hazel Marcella O'Brien. She was an actress, known for Allied (2016), All Saints (1998) and Peak Practice (1993). She was married to Alfred John Goulding . She died on December 31, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
11. T.E. Lawrence
Writer | Lawrence of Arabia
T.E. Lawrence was born on August 16, 1888 in Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales as Thomas Edward Lawrence. He was a writer, known for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), With Lawrence in Arabia (1927) and T. E. Lawrence 1888-1935 (1962). He died on May 19, 1935 in Clouds Hill, Dorset, England.
12. David Landau
Actor | Horse Feathers
Very busy Hollywood character actor who didn't hit his stride on screen until he was in his 50s but who nonetheless appeared in 33 films between 1931 and 1934. Many of his performances were somewhat wooden, although that suited the characters he portrayed. Landau was best known for his deep, ...
Actor | The Lost City
William 'Stage' Boyd was born on December 18, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lost City (1935), The Locked Door (1929) and The Spoilers (1930). He was married to Clara Joel, Margaret Christiansen and Diana Miller. He died on March 20, 1935 in Los Angeles, ...
14. Gordon Westcott
Actor | The World Changes
Gordon Westcott was born on November 6, 1903 in St. George, Utah, USA as Myrthus Hickman. He was an actor, known for The World Changes (1933), Registered Nurse (1934) and Footlight Parade (1933). He was married to Hazel Beth McArthur and Margaret Cardon. He died on October 30, 1935 in Hollywood, ...
15. Alfred Dreyfus
Self | Captain Dreyfus
Alfred Dreyfuss is known, and earned his place in history, for being unwillingly at the center of a scandal that rocked France from 1894 until 1906. Dreyfuss, a captain on the General Staff, had been accused of passing sensitive artillery information to Germany (it was soon discovered that another ...
17. Carlos Gardel
Soundtrack | True Lies
Known as El Zorzal Criollo, the songbird of Buenos Aires, Carlos Gardel is a legendary figure in Uruguay and Argentina. He was born on December 11st, 1890, in Toulouse (France). His place of birth have been claimed by the Uruguayans and Argentinians, however, his Birth Certificate and his Will ...
Cinematographer | Sandow
Born in France to British parents, William Kennedy-Laurie Dickson stayed in that country until age 19, when he, his mother and sisters (their father had died sometime before) returned to Great Britain. Once there, Dickson--in an early indication of his lifelong fascination with science and ...
20. Tom Murray
Actor | The Gold Rush
Tom Murray was born on September 8, 1873 in Stonefoot, Illinois, USA as Thomas Henderson Murray. He was an actor, known for The Gold Rush (1925), Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1926) and Into Her Kingdom (1926). He was married to Louise Carver. He died on August 27, 1935 in Hollywood, California, USA.
21. Lloyd Hamilton
Actor | A Self-Made Failure
Being one of numerous important comedians during the silent era whose popularity has turned into almost complete obscurity, Lloyd Hamilton has nevertheless earned a reputation as an original talent among film historians and enthusiasts. Born into a conservative middle-class family in California, ...
22. Herbert Bunston
Actor | Dracula
At age 23, the year 1897, Herbert began a long experience of his career towards acting on the British Theater. During that time the theater was still owned by the eminent Thomas Alva Edison. As a classically trained British actor he began by acting in small parts on screen and off. Fans will ...
23. Dutch Schultz
Dutch Schultz was born on August 6, 1901 in Bronx, New York, USA as Arthur Simon Flegenheimer. He was married to Frances. He died on October 24, 1935 in Newark, New Jersey, USA.
25. Frank Allworth
Actor | East Side, West Side
Frank Allworth was born on January 28, 1882 in St Thomas, Ontario, Canada as Frank Allworth Webb. He was an actor, known for East Side, West Side (1927), 39 East (1920) and Manhandled (1924). He was married to Christianna Celene nee Bleistein 1885-1974. He died on September 2, 1935 in Philadelphia,...
26. Edith Roberts
Actress | Speed Mad
Edith Roberts was born in New York City on September 17, 1899. She was a starstruck 19-year-old when she made her debut in The Deciding Kiss (1918). Although she didn't get the acclaim that her more successful counterparts did, she remained very busy throughout the decade and into the 1920s. After ...
27. Clarence Geldart
Clarence Geldart was born on June 9, 1865 in New Brunswick, Canada. He was an actor and director, known for A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate (1923), Jungle Bride (1933) and Wasted Lives (1923). He died on May 13, 1935 in Calabasas, California, USA.
28. Harry Todd
Actor | In Old Cheyenne
Harry Todd was born on December 13, 1863 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA as John Nelson Todd. He was an actor, known for In Old Cheyenne (1931), One Is Guilty (1934) and Tea: With a Kick! (1923). He was married to Margaret Joslin. He died on February 15, 1935 in Glendale, California, USA.
29. Millard Webb
Director | Glorifying the American Girl
Millard Webb was born on December 6, 1893 in Clay City, Kentucky, USA. He was a director and assistant director, known for Glorifying the American Girl (1929), The Love Thrill (1927) and The Sea Beast (1926). He was married to Mary Eaton and Lydia Stocking. He died on April 21, 1935 in Los Angeles,...
31. Alexander Moissi
Actor | Die Königsloge
Alexander Moissi was born on April 2, 1879 in Trieste, Austria-Hungary as Aleksandër Moisiu. He was an actor and director, known for Die Königsloge (1929), Figaros Hochzeit (1920) and Der junge Goethe (1919). He was married to Johanna Terwin and Marie Urfus. He died on March 23, 1935 in Lugano...
33. Léonce Perret
Director | L'enfant de Paris
Léonce Perret was born on March 13, 1880 in Niort, Deux-Sèvres, France as Léonce Joseph Perret. He was a director and actor, known for L'enfant de Paris (1913), The A.B.C. of Love (1919) and Léonce et les écrevisses (1913). He was married to Valentine Petit. He died on August 12, 1935...
35. Clarence Day
Writer | Life with Father
American author Clarence Day was born in New York City in 1874. He came from a wealthy family (his father had his own brokerage firm on Wall Street and was a member of the New York Stock Exchange, and his grandfather founded the "New York Sun" newspaper), and he graduated from Yale University--...
38. Kate Barker
American gangster, bank robber and kidnapper, Kate Barker (aka Ma Barker) was the leader of a notorious gang known as the Bloody Barkers. She and her husband George Barker and their four sons Herman (b. 1894), Lloyd (b. 1896), Arthur (b. 1899, known as 'Doc') and Fred (b. 1902) roamed through the ...
39. Ruby Lafayette
Actress | Beauty in Chains
Ruby Lafayette was born on July 22, 1844 in Augusta, Kentucky, USA. She was an actress, known for Beauty in Chains (1918), Polly of the Storm Country (1920) and Butterflies in the Rain (1926). She was married to John T. Curran. She died on April 3, 1935 in Bell, California, USA.
Actor | You'd Be Surprised
Charlie Chaplin - Film Industry Pioneer and Deaf Influenced? Deaf Friend and Prominent Artist Granville Redmond played a vital role in influencing Chaplin's performances
Mention the name Charlie Chaplin and all but the youngest of us will instantly conjure up this wonderful comic film character who,...
42. Panait Istrati
Writer | Kira Kiralina
Panait Istrate was born in the Danube port Braila in Romania, on 11 August 1884 to Joita Istrate, an unmarried house cleaner. It seams that a Greek smuggler named Valsamis, partner to Joita's father, was his father. At age of 12 leaves home, drifts and works in Braila port, living with his ...
43. Wiley Post
Actor | Air Hawks
Wiley Hardeman Post (1898-1935) was interested in aviation from his boyhood days in Texas, and became a parachute jumper with an aerial-exhibition team. After an oil-field accident in which he lost an eye, he purchased an airplane and learned to fly it in 1927. He than became a 'barnstormer." After...
44. Erkki Karu
Producer | Nuori luotsi
Erkki Karu was born on April 10, 1887 in Helsinki, Finland as Erland (Erkki) Fredrik Kumlander. He was a producer and director, known for Nuori luotsi (1928), The Price They Pay (1924) and Koskenlaskijan morsian (1923). He was married to Elli Karu. He died on December 8, 1935 in Helsinki.
45. Betty Brice
Actress | Michael Strogoff
Rosetta Dewart Brice (a.k.a. Betty Brice) was born on the 4th of August, 1888 (not 1892 as often reported), the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lincoln Brice, in Sunbury, Pennsylvania. She was raised in Washington, D.C. and completed her education there. A striking young woman with Titian-red hair,...
46. Paul Dukas
Soundtrack | The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Paul Abraham Dukas was born on October 1, 1865 into a Jewish family in Paris, France. He studied music at the Paris Conservatoire, where his teachers were Theodore Dubois, César Franck, and 'Ernest Guiraud'. He met Claude Debussy while both were students at the Paris Conservatoire and they remained ...
48. Sam Godfrey
Actor | College Scandal
Sam Godfrey was born on October 5, 1891 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Samuel Tilden Godfrey. He was an actor, known for College Scandal (1935), Men Without Names (1935) and Torch Singer (1933). He was married to Marjorie Alexandria North. He died on April 18, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
50. Zelda Sears
Writer | The Divorcee
Zelda Sears was born on January 21, 1873 in Brockway, Michigan, USA as Zelda Paldi. She was a writer and actress, known for The Divorcee (1930), A Wicked Woman (1934) and This Side of Heaven (1934). She was married to Louis C. Wiswell and Herbert E. Sears (actor). She died on February 19, 1935 in ...