Death year 1939 celebrities

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Death year 1939

Cliff Heathcote Facts

Clifton Earl Heathcote (January 24, 1898 – January 18, 1939) was a center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Cardinals, (1918–1922), Chicago Cubs (1922–1930), Cincinnati Reds (1931–1932) and Philadelphia Phillies (1

James Parrott Facts

James Parrott (August 2, 1897 – May 10, 1939) was an American actor and film director; and the younger brother of film comedian Charley Chase.

Jack Duffy Facts

Jack Duffy (September 4, 1882 – July 23, 1939) was an American film actor. He appeared in 85 films between 1916 and 1937, usually looking older than his age. He acted in a series of silent shorts for the Christie Film Company, a pioneering movie st

Bertha Kalich Facts

Bertha Kalich, (also spelled Kalish) (17 May 17, 1874 – 18 April 1939) was a Jewish actress, born in Lemberg, Galicia (now Lviv, Ukraine). Though she was well-established as an entertainer in Eastern Europe, she is best remembered as one of the sev

Fritz Mannheimer Facts

Fritz Sjölin Mannheimer (19 September 1890 – 9 August 1939) was a German-born and, from 1936, Dutch banker and art collector who was the director of the Amsterdam branch of the Berlin-based investment bank Mendelssohn & Co. that was for some time

Roy Byford Facts

Roy Byford (born 12 January 1873, London, England – died 31 January 1939, London, England) was a British actor.

Ferry Seidl Facts

Ferry Seidl was born in 1881. He was an actor and director, known for Z ceských mlýnu (1925), V mesíci lásky (1919) and Jarní sen starého mládence (1913). He died in 1939.

James Naismith Facts

James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891. He wrote the original basketball rulebook, founded the University

Charles Richard Crane Facts

Charles Richard Crane (August 7, 1858 – February 14, 1939) was a wealthy American businessman, heir to a large industrial fortune and connoisseur of Arab culture, a noted Arabist. His widespread business interests gave him entree into domestic and

Jessalyn Van Trump Facts

Jessalyn Van Trump (January 16, 1887 – May 2, 1939) was an American silent film actress. She appeared in over eighty films between 1911 and 1928. In the early 1910s she often appeared opposite Pauline Bush.

Kolë Idromeno Facts

Kolë Idromeno (1860–1939) was an Albanian painter, sculptor, photographer, architect and engineer.

Margaret Shelby Facts

Margaret Shelby (June 16, 1900 – December 21, 1939) was an American stage and motion picture actress, daughter of actress Charlotte Shelby, older sister of silent film star Mary Miles Minter and one of many public figures noted in the scandals whic