Index: Born in 1897

Order Person Name Nationality Category Date of Birth Died on
1) Frank Capra US Director 18 May 1897 3 September 1991
2) Herman J. Mankiewicz US Writer 7 November 1897 5 March 1953
3) Thornton Wilder US Writer 17 April 1897 7 December 1975
4) Edith Head US Costume Designer 28 October 1897 24 October 1981
5) Robert Riskin US Writer 30 March 1897 20 September 1955
6) John Laurie UK Actor 25 March 1897 23 June 1980
7) William Faulkner US Writer 25 September 1897 6 July 1962
8) James Parrott US Director 2 August 1897 10 May 1939
9) Paul Gallico US Writer 26 July 1897 15 July 1976
10) Josephine Stevens US Actor 18 October 1897 16 October 1966
11) Betty Compson US Actor 19 March 1897 18 April 1974
12) Marion Davies US Actor 3 January 1897 22 September 1961
13) Nunnally Johnson US Writer 5 December 1897 25 March 1977
14) Adolph Deutsch UK Sound Engineer 20 October 1897 1 January 1980
15) John Ruddock UK Actor 20 May 1897 24 September 1981
16) Joseph Calleia Malta Actor 4 August 1897 31 October 1975
17) Walter Pidgeon Canada Actor 23 September 1897 25 September 1984
18) Anne Cornwall US Actor 17 January 1897 2 March 1980
19) Fredric March US Actor 31 August 1897 14 April 1975
20) Ester Carloni Italy Actor 12 May 1897 24 December 1998
21) Pierre Fresnay France Actor 4 April 1897 9 January 1975
22) Gregory Ratoff US Director 20 April 1897 14 December 1960
23) Charles Seel US Actor 29 April 1897 19 April 1980
24) John Gilbert US Editor 10 July 1897 9 January 1936
25) Judith Anderson Australia Actor 10 February 1897 3 January 1992