Tag: December 26

Elsa Lanchester

(1902–1986) Elizabeth Lanchester Sullivan Filmography as Actress: Witness for the Prosecution 1957 Director: Billy Wilder Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich     Murder by Death 1976 Director: Robert Moore Starring: Eileen Brennan, Truman Capote   Born October 28 1902 Lewisham,…

Jason Robards

(1922–2000) Jason Nelson Robards, Jr. Filmography as Actor:   Julia 1977 Director: Fred Zinnemann Starring: Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave     Born July 26 1922 Chicago, IL (USA) Died December 26 2000 Bridgeport, CT (USA) Cause of death Cancer Wife…

Richard Widmark

(1914–2008) Richard Weedt Widmark Filmography as Actor:   Murder on the Orient Express 1974 Director: Sidney Lumet Starring: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall     Born December 26 1914 Sunrise Township, MN (USA) Died March 24 2008 Roxbury, CT (USA) Occupation Actor Producer…

Julie Clary

(1771–1845) Marie Julie Clary Queen consort of Spain and the Indies (1808–1813) Queen consort of Naples and Sicily (1806–1808) Julie Clary in Film: Désirée 1954 Director: Henry Koster Cast: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons   Born December 26 1771 Marseille (France) Died April 7 1845 Firenze (Italia) Buried Basilica di Santa Croce…

Judith Gautier

(1845–1917) Louise Charlotte Ernestine Gautier Works: • En chine (French) • La fille du ciel (French) ◊ The Daughter of Heaven (English) • Le collier des jours (French) • Le Dragon Impérial (French) • Le livre de Jade (French) ◊ The Book of…

Maurice Utrillo

(1883–1955) The artist’s works: La Croix du Breuil 1923 Private collection Suzanne Valadon and her son Maurice Utrillo c.1890. Maurice Utrillo and his mother, Suzanne Valadon, in the studio. Born December 26 1883 Montmartre, Paris (France) Died November 5 1955 Dax (France)…

December 26

Births: • Clary, Julie (1771-1845) • Quilley, Denis (1927-2003) • Utrillo, Maurice (1883-1955) • Widmark, Richard (1914-2008) Deaths: • Gautier, Judith (1845-1917) • Lanchester, Elsa (1902-1986) • Robards, Jason (1922-2000)

Denis Quilley

(1927–2003) Denis Clifford Quilley, OBE Filmography as Actor:   Anne of the Thousand Days 1969 Director: Charles Jarrott Starring: Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold     Murder on the Orient Express 1974 Director: Sidney Lumet Starring: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall  …