People Who Were Born in the Year 1894:

(31 found)

Zasu Pitts
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
ZaSu Pitts
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "Say Zoo." Named for her sisters Eliza and Susan. Silent films. Known for fluttery hands. Movies Life with Father, Francis. Role of the talking mule Francis.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6554 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Fritz Pollard
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Douglass Pollard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African-American NFL head coach. Teams Brown University, Akron Pros, Union Club of Phoenixville, Milwaukee Badgers, Gilberton Cadamounts, Hammond Pros, Akron Indians, Providence Steam Roller, Chicago Black Hawks.

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John Ford
actor, director

Real/Birth Name:
John Martin Feeney
Also Known As:
Sean Aloysius O'Fearna
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Informer, The Grapes of Wrath, How Green Was My Valley, The Quiet Man.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1640 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

King Vidor
director, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
King Wallis Vidor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Eleanor Boardman by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies The Big Parade, The Crowd, Stella Dallas, Duel in the Sun.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Herb Pennock
baseball, coach, manager

Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jefferis Pennock
Nickname(s):
The Squire of Kennett Square
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 11 days before his 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees.

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Jack Benny
comedy, radio, tv, actor, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Kubelsky
Also Known As:
Ben K. Benny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mary Livingstone, until he died.
Older than Mary Livingstone by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Played violin, or "fiddle." Radio and TV show The Jack Benny Program. Known for his comedy routines with Eddie Anderson as Rochester.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6650 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1505 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6370 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Bernie Bierman
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard W. Bierman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 4 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team University of Minnesota. Head coach, teams University of Montana, Mississippi State University, Tulane University, University of Minnesota. Also basketball coach.

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Jackie Mabley
comedy, actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Loretta Mary Aitken
Also Known As:
Moms Mabley
Nickname(s):
Moms
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Emperor Jones, Amazing Grace. Broadwaay musical revue Blackberries of 1932.

Will Wright
actor, Broadway, western

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Wright
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Little Women (1949), Cape Fear (1962), Adam's Rib, The Wild One, All the King's Men.

Bessie Smith
singer, blues, dancer, accident, actor, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Bessie Smith
Nickname(s):
Empress of the Blues
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Down Hearted Blues, St. Louis Blues with Louis Armstrong. Died of injuries in a car accident.

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Norma Talmadge
actor, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Norma Marie Talmadge
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Constance Talmadge by 3 years.
ex-wife of
Older than George Jessel by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Silent films. Movie Smilin' Through (1922).

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Riley Puckett
country, singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
George Riley Puckett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born blind. Guitar and banjo. Country music pioneer. A member of Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers.

Dmitri Tiompkin
composer, western, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Dmitri Zinovievich Tiompkin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies High Noon, Dial M for Murder, Duel in the Sun, Friendly Persuasion, The Guns of Navarone, Lost Horizon, Town without Pity, It's a Wonderful Life as composer.

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Adela Rogers St. Johns
writer, news

Real/Birth Name:
Adela Nora Rogers
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote screenplays for silent films, plus short stories, and was a reporter and journalist.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6424 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Beatrice Lillie
comedy, actor, singer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Constance Sylvia Munston
(other sources:)Beatrice Gladys Lillie
Also Known As:
Beatrice Gladys Lillie
Lady Peel
Nickname(s):
Bea
Queen Bea
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Confusing sources on real name! Signature song Mad Dogs and Englishmen. Broadway plays Auntie Mame. Movie musical Thoroughly Modern Millie.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6404 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Fred Allen
comedy, radio

Real/Birth Name:
John Florence Sullivan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio comedy, known for a gag "feud" with Jack Benny.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6709-1/2 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Aubrey de Sélincourt
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Aubrey de Sélincourt
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
brother of
Younger than Dorothy Milne by 3 or 4 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Writer and translator.

Dai Vernon
magician

Real/Birth Name:
David Frederick Wingfield Verner
Nickname(s):
The Professor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Great card tricks. Canadian.

Duke of Windsor
royalty, accused

Real/Birth Name:
Prince Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David (house of Windsor)
Also Known As:
Emperor of India
Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor
King Edward VIII
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 26 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great nephew of
uncle of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
son of
older brother of
Older than King George VI by 1 year.
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
second cousin of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
son of
older brother of
Older than Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood by 2 years.
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
great nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Prince George, Duke of Kent by 8 years.
second cousin twice removed of
older brother of
Older than Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Prince John of the United Kingdom by 11 years.
great nephew of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
uncle of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
second cousin of
great nephew of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
great nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
grandson of
nephew of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
great nephew of
husband of
Wallis Simpson, until he died.
Older than Wallis Simpson by 1 year.
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

King from 20 January 1936 to 11 December 1936 when he abdicated the throne to marry an American divorcee, Wallis Simpson. Said to have passed secrets to Germans in World War II.

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Jeanne Eagels
actor, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Amelia Jean Eagels
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway stage and silent films.

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Lois Wilson
actor, western, director

Real/Birth Name:
Lois Wilson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1922). Western silents.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Arthur Treacher
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Veary Treacher
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Roles as a butler. Movie Step Lively, Jeeves!.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6274 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Dillwyn Parrish
writer, painter, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
George Dillwyn Parrish
Nickname(s):
Tim
Timmy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Gigi Parrish by 18 years.
husband of
M.F.K. Fisher, until he died.
Older than M.F.K. Fisher by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Illustrated children's books. Married 15 year old Gigi Parrish then later divorced her. Married next-door neighbor M.F.K. Fisher. Suffered pain from health problems, shot himself, commiting suicide.

Walter Brennan
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Andrew Brennan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Westerner, Rio Bravo.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6501 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Harry Heilmann
baseball, radio, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Harry EdwinHeilmann
Nickname(s):
Slug
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 25 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right fielder / first baseman. Teams Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds.

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Kathleen Lockhart
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Kathleen Arthur
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Christmas Carol (1938), The Glen Miller Story.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Bing Miller
baseball, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Edmund John Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, teams Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox.

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Billy Gilbert
actor, writer, director

Real/Birth Name:
William Gilbert Barron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie His Girl Friday. The voice of Sneezy in cartoon Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

e.e. cummings
poet, writer, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Estlin Cummings
Also Known As:
E.E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Used lowercase letters for his name. Novel The Enormous Room. Political beliefs were on the right. He supported Joseph McCarthy.

Jack Pearl
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Jake Perlman
Also Known As:
Jack Pearlman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often in role of Baron Munchausen on radio and movies in 1930s.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to radio

Ford Frick
baseball, commissioner, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Ford Christopher Frick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The 3rd Baseball Commissioner from 1951 to 1965.

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