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People Born in the Year 1893 (30 found): Names Only

Ivor Novello

Real/Birth Name:
David Ivor Davies
Gender:
Male
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 Keep the Home Fires Burning, popular in World War I days. Acted in Alfred Hitchcock's movie The Lodger. Wrote and starred in several London musicals.

Conrad Veidt

Real/Birth Name:
Hans Walter Conrad Weidt
Gender:
Male
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 Casablanca

Bill Tilden

Real/Birth Name:
William Tatem Tilden II
Gender:
Male
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

Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Durante
Nickname(s):
Schnozzola
Gender:
Male
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 It Happened in Brooklyn. 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.
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A star at 1648 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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Omar Bradley (General)

Real/Birth Name:
Omar Nelson Bradley
Also Known As:
Gen. Omar N. Bradley
Gen. Omar Bradley
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:

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

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

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Knighted 1934. Movies Nicholas Nickleby, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Ten Commandments Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 6660 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Furry Lewis

Real/Birth Name:
Walter E. Lewis
Gender:
Male
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 A Chicken Ain't Nothin' But a Bird. Blues Hall of Fame 2012. Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2014.

Cedric Gibbons

Real/Birth Name:
Austin Cedric Gibbons
Gender:
Male
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 The Wizard of Oz, Singin' in the Rain, The Philadelphia Story, An American in Paris. 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

Real/Birth Name:
George Harold Sisler
Nickname(s):
Gentleman George
Gorgeous George
Gender:
Male
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 St. Louis Browns, Washington Senators, Boston Braves. 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

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Howard Steiner
Gender:
Male
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 Gone with the Wind, Of Human Bondage. 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.
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Irene Castle

Real/Birth Name:
Irene Foote
Gender:
Female
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 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle costume designer for it. Silent film actor. New Rochelle Walk of Fame.

Harold Lloyd

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Clayton Lloyd
Gender:
Male
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 Lonesome Luke in many silent films, Movie Safety Last! Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1503 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Roy O. Disney

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Oliver Disney
Gender:
Male
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 Steamboat Willie. 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.
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Babe Hollingbery

Real/Birth Name:
Orin Ercel Hollingbery
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, team Washington State University (then known as State College of Washington). The creator of the East-West Shrine Game and head coach of the West team in the first Shrine Game in 1925. College Football Hall of Fame 1979. Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame. State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame 1962. Washington State University Athletic Hall of Fame 1978.

Richard Dix

Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Carlton Brimmer
Gender:
Male
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 Tombstone (1942) Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1608 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Bullet Rogan

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Wilber Rogan
Also Known As:
Bullet Joe
Gender:
Male
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 Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro baseball leagues. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1998.

Mae West

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Jane West
Gender:
Female
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 She Done Him Wrong, My Little Chickadee, Myra Breckinridge. 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.
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Dorothy Parker

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Rothschild
Also Known As:
Constant Reader
Nickname(s):
Dot
Dottie
Gender:
Female
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 A Star Is Born (1937), A Star Is Born (1954) author of the screenplays. New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2011.

Huey Long

Real/Birth Name:
Huey Pierce Long Jr.
Also Known As:
Huey P. Long
Nickname(s):
The Kingfish
Gender:
Male
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

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

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

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

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Carroll
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway revue and film Murder at the Vanities. Plane crash, also killing his girlfriend Beryl Wallace

William March

Real/Birth Name:
William Edward Campbell
Gender:
Male
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) The Bad Seed. Book Company K

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Real/Birth Name:
Lemon Henry Jefferson
Gender:
Male
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 See That My Grave Is Kept Clean, Matchbox Blues. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2008. International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Lillian Gish

Real/Birth Name:
Lillian Diana de Guiche
Gender:
Female
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 Duel in the Sun. Kennedy Center Honors 1982. Theater Hall of Fame 1982. Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1980. New Rochelle Walk of Fame 2017. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Ina Claire

Real/Birth Name:
Ina Fagan
Gender:
Female
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 Wild Goose Chase. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Charley Chase

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Parrott
Gender:
Male
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.
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Charles Atlas

Real/Birth Name:
Angelo Siciliano
Gender:
Male
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

Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff
Also Known As:
William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff Smith
Nickname(s):
The Lion
Gender:
Male
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

Real/Birth Name:
Louis Brownstein
Gender:
Male
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 Button Up Your Overcoat, The Best Things in Lfe are Free, Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries. Often teamed with Ray Henderson, Buddy De Sylva. Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.

Edward G. Robinson

Real/Birth Name:
Emmanuel Goldberg
Also Known As:
Edward G. Robinson Sr.
Gender:
Male
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 Little Caesar Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6235 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
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