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

Hattie McDanielHattie McDaniel

10 June 1895

American

Mary PickfordMary Pickford

08 April 1892

Canadian,American

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson

27 March 1899

American

Irene DunneIrene Dunne

20 December 1898

American

Sarah BernhardtSarah Bernhardt

22 October 1844

French

Shirley BoothShirley Booth

30 August 1898

American

Kathrine NarducciKathrine Narducci

22 November 1965

American

Ethel BarrymoreEthel Barrymore

15 August 1879

American

Marie DresslerMarie Dressler

09 November 1868

Canadian,American

Betty CompsonBetty Compson

19 March 1897

American

Pearl WhitePearl White

04 March 1889

American

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Bessie Love Bessie Love

10 September 1898

American

Anna HeldAnna Held

08 March 1872

French

Ruth ChattertonRuth Chatterton

24 December 1892

American

Grace MooreGrace Moore

05 December 1898

American

Jeanne Eagels Jeanne Eagels

26 June 1890

American

Corrine GriffithCorinne Griffith

21 November 1894

American

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Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne

06 December 1887

British,American

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner

22 August 1897

British

Josephine EarpJosephine Earp

1861 AD

American

Adele AstaireAdele Astaire

10 September 1896

American

Ethel WatersEthel Waters

31 October 1896

American

Lotte LenyaLotte Lenya

18 October 1898

Austrian

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Emmy GöringEmmy Göring

24 March 1893

German

Judith AndersonJudith Anderson

10 February 1897

Australian

Gracie FieldsGracie Fields

09 January 1898

British

Alla NazimovaAlla Nazimova

03 June 1879

American

Alice Guy-BlachéAlice Guy-Blaché

01 July 1873

French

Margaret DumontMargaret Dumont

20 October 1882

American

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Loie FullerLoie Fuller

15 January 1862

American

Eleonora DuseEleonora Duse

03 October 1858

Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe

20 December 1865

American

Martita HuntMartita Hunt

30 January 1899

British

PolairePolaire

14 May 1874

French

Olga BaclanovaOlga Baclanova

19 August 1900

Russian

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Elinor GlynElinor Glyn

17 October 1864

British

Anita BerberAnita Berber

10 June 1899

German

Mary GardenMary Garden

20 February 1874

American