Famous People Born in 1863
Theater Actor / 1863 - 1938
Constantin Stanislavski was a Russian stage actor and director who developed the naturalistic performance technique known as the "Stanislavsky method," or method acting.
William Randolph Hearst
Business Leader, Publisher / 1863 - 1951
William Randolph Hearst is best known for publishing the largest chain of American newspapers in the late 19th century, and particularly for sensational "yellow journalism."
Mary Church Terrell
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