Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Actresses, including Mae West, Mary Pickford, Gloria Swanson, Sarah Bernhardt and Hattie McDaniel.
Mae WestMae West
17 August 1893, American
Actress
Mary PickfordMary Pickford
08 April 1892, Canadian, American
Actress, Producer, Screenwriter

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson
27 March 1899, American
 

Hattie McDanielHattie McDaniel
10 June 1895, American
Actress

Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt
22 October 1844, French
Actress

Irene DunneIrene Dunne
20 December 1898, American
Actress
Shirley BoothShirley Booth
30 August 1898, American
Actress

Kathrine NarducciKathrine Narducci
22 November 1965, American
Actress

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore
15 August 1879, American
Actress

Marie DresslerMarie Dressler
09 November 1868, Canadian, American
Actress
Pearl WhitePearl White
04 March 1889, American
Actress

Bessie Love Bessie Love
10 September 1898, American
Actress
Ruth ChattertonRuth Chatterton
24 December 1892, American
Actress

Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
06 December 1887, British, American
Actress

Grace MooreGrace Moore
05 December 1898, American
Opera Singer & Actress
Jeanne Eagels Jeanne Eagels
26 June 1890, American
Actress

Anna HeldAnna Held
08 March 1872, French
Actress, Singer
Corrine GriffithCorinne Griffith
21 November 1894, American
Actress

Betty CompsonBetty Compson
19 March 1897, American
Actress

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
22 August 1897, British
Actress
Josephine EarpJosephine Earp
1861 AD, American
actor

Billie BurkeBillie Burke
07 August 1884, American
Actress
Ethel WatersEthel Waters
31 October 1896, American
Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor

Judith AndersonJudith Anderson
10 February 1897, Australian
stage actor, film actor

Lotte LenyaLotte Lenya
18 October 1898, Austrian
Singer, Stage actor, Film actor

Adele AstaireAdele Astaire
10 September 1896, American
Actor, Dancer, Stage actor
Gracie FieldsGracie Fields
09 January 1898, British
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Emmy GöringEmmy Göring
24 March 1893, German
Stage actor, Film actor

Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova
03 June 1879, American
Film producer, Screenwriter, Writer, Stage actor,

Alice Guy-BlachéAlice Guy-Blaché
01 July 1873, French
Film producer, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter

Margaret DumontMargaret Dumont
20 October 1882, American
Actress
Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15 January 1862, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

Eleonora DuseEleonora Duse
03 October 1858
Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor

Martita HuntMartita Hunt
30 January 1899, British
Actor, Stage actor

Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe
20 December 1865, American
Actor, Architect, Socialite

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Olga BaclanovaOlga Baclanova
19 August 1900, Russian
actor
PolairePolaire
14 May 1874, French
Actor, Singer, Stage actor

Anita BerberAnita Berber
10 June 1899, German
Actor, Stage actor, Model
Elinor GlynElinor Glyn
17 October 1864, British
Actor, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter

Mary GardenMary Garden
20 February 1874, American
Singer, Opera singer, Actor