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People Born in the Year 1893 (28 found): Names Only

Ivor Novello

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Ivor Davies
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote the song:popular in World War I days.
Acted in Alfred Hitchcock's movie:Wrote and starred in several London musicals.

Conrad Veidt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hans Walter Conrad Weidt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:

Bill Tilden

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Tatem Tilden II
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Grand Slam Singles wins: Wimbledon (1920, 1921, 1930) US Open (1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1929).
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
International Tennis Hall of Fame 1959.

Jimmy Durante

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Durante
Nickname(s):
Schnozzola
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 12 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:Famed for closing line of his TV show: "Goodnight, Mrs. Calabash... wherever you are!". Known for big nose and gravelly voice. Pianist.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 2007.
Italian-American National Hall of Fame 1980.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2016.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1606 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1648 Vine Street for contributions to radio.

Omar Bradley (General)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Omar Nelson Bradley
Also Known As:
Gen. Omar N. Bradley
Gen. Omar Bradley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Directed invasion at Normandy in World War II. Also directed battles in Africa. First chairman of NATO military. Reached rank of five-star general, the last to hold that rank.
Missouri Wall of Fame.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977.
Hall of Famous Missourians 1992.

Cedric Hardwicke

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cedric Webster Hardwicke
Also Known As:
Sir Cedric Hardwicke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 1934.
Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6660 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Furry Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter E. Lewis
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Memphis. Used a bottle neck across the guitar strings. Lost a leg in a railroad accident in 1917.
Song:Blues Hall of Fame 2012.

Cedric Gibbons

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Austin Cedric Gibbons
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Dolores del Rio by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Art director for 1500 M-G-M films.
He designed the Oscar statuette, winning the Oscar 11 of the 37 times he was nominated for it.

George Sisler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Harold Sisler
Nickname(s):
Gentleman George
Gorgeous George
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base.
Teams:Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1960.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1939.
National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2010.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6651 Delmar Boulevard.

Leslie Howard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Howard Steiner
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:He was shot down by Luftwaffe fighter planes in a flight over the Bay of Biscay. Name changed by deed poll 1920.
Theater Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6550 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Irene Castle

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Irene Foote
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Vernon Castle, until his earlier death.
Younger than Vernon Castle by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Husband/wife dance team.
Subject of movie:costume designer for it.
Silent film actor.

Harold Lloyd

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Clayton Lloyd
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often in role of:in many silent films, Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1503 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Roy O. Disney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roy Oliver Disney
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Walt Disney by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Animated movie:The first sound Mickey Mouse - but no dialogue.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6833 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 24 July 1998.

Richard Dix

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Carlton Brimmer
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent films.
Later, a movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1608 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Bullet Rogan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Wilber Rogan
Also Known As:
Bullet Joe
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher and outfielder for the team:in the Negro baseball leagues.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1998.

Mae West

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Jane West
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

She wrote many of the films she was in.
Movies:Burlesque Hall of Fame.
Theater Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Dorothy Parker

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Rothschild
Nickname(s):
Dot
Dottie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

On Hollywood Blacklist.
Movies:author of the screenplays.
New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2011.

Huey Long

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Huey Pierce Long Jr.
Also Known As:
Huey P. Long
Nickname(s):
The Kingfish
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Populist Governor of Louisiana 1928-1932. Senator (Democratic) from 1932 until assassinated. Advocate of Share the Wealth.

Al St. John

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred St. John
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

nephew of

Brief Facts:

Defined the cowboy sidekick in role as:Often rode a horse backwards in films.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6313 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

William March

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Edward Campbell
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

From Mobile, Alabama. World War I decorated veteran.
Book (basis for the movie):Book:

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lemon Henry Jefferson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues singer and guitarist.
Songs:Blues Hall of Fame 1980.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2008.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Lillian Gish

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lillian Diana de Guiche
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
99
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Dorothy Gish by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movie:Kennedy Center Honors 1982.
Theater Hall of Fame 1982.
Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1980.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Ina Claire

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Ina Fagan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than John Gilbert by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Silent movie:Theater Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Charley Chase

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Parrott
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6630 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Charles Atlas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Siciliano
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Legally changed his name in 1922. Ads in comic books - "I was a 95 lb. weakling" - to sell an exercise program.
National Fitness Hall of Fame 2005.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

Willie "The Lion" Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff
Also Known As:
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff Smith
Nickname(s):
The Lion
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Jazz pianist, a master of the "stride" style. Also a ragtime composer. The name Smith was added at age 3, his stepfather's last name. Served as a Buffalo Soldier in France in World War I.
ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1987.

Lew Brown

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Brownstein
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote words for songs:Often teamed with:Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.

Edward G. Robinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Emmanuel Goldberg
Also Known As:
Edward G. Robinson Sr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6235 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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