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1. Zsa Zsa Gabor Zsa Zsa Gabor Actress, Moulin Rouge Undoubtedly the woman who had come to epitomize what we recognize today as "celebrity", Zsa Zsa Gabor, is better known for her many marriages, personal appearances, her "dahlink" catchphrase, her actions, life gossip, and quotations on men, rather than her film career. Zsa Zsa Gabor was born Sári Gabor in Budapest...
2. Ilona Massey Ilona Massey Actress, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man Sultry, opulent blonde Hungarian singer Ilona Massey survived an impoverished childhood in Budapest, Hungary to become a glamorous talent both here and abroad. As a dressmaker's apprentice she managed to scrape up money together for singing lessons and first danced in chorus lines, later earning roles at the Staats Opera...
3. Michael Curtiz Michael Curtiz Director, Casablanca Curtiz began acting in and then directing films in his native Hungary in 1912. After WWI, he continued his filmmaking career in Austria and Germany and into the early 1920s when he directed films in other countries in Europe. Moving to the US in 1926, he started making films in Hollywood for Warner Bros...
4. Paul Lukas Paul Lukas Actor, The Lady Vanishes Oscar-winning actor Paul Lukas was born in Hungary and graduated from the School for Dramatic Arts. In 1916 he went to Kosice (Kassa) to be an actor; in 1918 he became an actor specializing in comedy. For ten years he was the most popular character player and romantic lead of the company. In 1918 he began making in Budapest and in the 1920s he began appearing in films in Austria as well...
5. Oscar Beregi Jr. Oscar Beregi Jr. Actor, Young Frankenstein Heavyweight Hungarian-born character actor Oscar Beregi Jr.'s best performances were on the small screen, usually as Germanic or Russian heavies. His stock-in-trade villainy was of a cultured or psychological, rather than physical nature, urbane and intellectual, yet inevitably sinister. His father...
6. Harry Houdini Harry Houdini Actor, Haldane of the Secret Service The great American escape artist and magician Houdini (immortalized by a memorable performance by Tony Curtis in the eponymous 1953 film) was born Erich Weiss on March 24, 1874 in Budapest, Hungary, though he often gave his birthplace as Appleton, Wisconsin, where he was raised. One of five brothers and one daughter born to rabbi Samuel Weiss and his wife Cecilia...
7. Miklós Rózsa Miklós Rózsa Music Department, Ben-Hur 'Miklos Rozsa' studied the violin from the age of five. In 1926, he began studying at the Leipzig Conservatory. In 1929, his violin concerto was performed there. While living in Paris from 1931, Rozsa had his 'Variations on a Hungarian Peasant Song' and his 'Symphony and Serenade for Small Orchestra' performed...
8. Lili Darvas Lili Darvas Actress, Love Hungarian-born Lili Darvas (pronounced 'Darvash') was a major star first in Budapest, then on the German stage with Max Reinhardt's theatre company during the 1920's, touring Europe with plays by Goethe, Shakespeare, Tolstoy and Shaw. She received her education at the Budapest Lyceum and made her acting debut at the age of 20 as Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet"...
9. Magda Gabor Magda Gabor Self, The People vs. Zsa Zsa Gabor
10. Charles Vidor Charles Vidor Director, Gilda Hungarian-born Karoly Vidor spent the First World War as a lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian infantry. Following the armistice, he made his way to Berlin and worked for the German film company Ufa, as editor and assistant director. In 1924, he emigrated to the U.S. and, for several years, earned his living as a singer in Broadway choruses and (at one time) with a Wagnerian troupe...
11. Laslo Benedek Laslo Benedek Director, The Wild One Laslo Benedek was brought to Hollywood from Hungary--where he had been a writer, editor and photographer--by MGM, and his first few films were undistinguished programmers. His third, however, was quite a bit better: Death of a Salesman, the screen version of Arthur Miller's classic play. Although trashed by critics at the time for...
12. Erzsi Simor Erzsi Simor Actress, Dankó Pista
13. Károly Huszár Károly Huszár Actor, The Blue Angel
14. Barta Barri Barta Barri Actor, Red Sun
15. Ladislao Vajda Ladislao Vajda Director, It Happened in Broad Daylight
16. Mártha Eggerth Mártha Eggerth Actress, For Me and My Gal Actress and singer in numerous German- and English-language films from the early 30's through mid-50's.
17. Aladar Laszlo Aladar Laszlo Writer, Trouble in Paradise
18. Paul Hörbiger Paul Hörbiger Actor, The Third Man
19. Otto Eis Otto Eis Writer, Prison sans barreaux
20. Steve Sekely Steve Sekely Director, The Day of the Triffids
21. Zoltán Farkas Zoltán Farkas Editor, The Red and the White
22. Ferenc Molnár Ferenc Molnár Writer, One, Two, Three
23. Ernest Laszlo Ernest Laszlo Cinematographer, Judgment at Nuremberg Ernest Laszlo, the Academy Award-winning cinematographer best known for his creative collaborations with directors Robert Aldrich and Stanley Kramer, was born on April 23, 1898, in Budapest, Hungary, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. After emigrating to the US, he worked as a camera operator on Wings...
24. George Tabori George Tabori Writer, I Confess
25. Zoltán Fábri Zoltán Fábri Director, Az ötödik pecsét He was born in 1917 and between the two World War he finished his primary and secondary school. After them he graduated in the College of Fine Arts, which helped him later to be a production-designer. He liked to learn and joined the Academy of Theatre and Film Arts. He bacame a director and actor. In the beginning of his career he was a production-designer...
26. Ján Kadár Ján Kadár Director, The Shop on Main Street
27. Nicholas Bela Nicholas Bela Actor, Little Caesar
28. Béla Mihályffi Béla Mihályffi Actor, 120-as tempó
29. Éva Szörényi Éva Szörényi Actress, Mária növér
30. Kálmán Zátony Kálmán Zátony Actor, Tragödie im Hause Habsburg
31. László Vadnay László Vadnay Writer, Copacabana
32. Pál Fejös Pál Fejös Director, Lonesome Budapest-born director Paul Fejos first called attention to himself in Kecskemét, Hungary, as a student actor. During World War I he was a soldier in the army of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and after the war he became a student of chemistry. His artistic inclination, however, drew him to the scenery workshop of the local opera house...
33. Imre Apáthi Imre Apáthi Actor, A harmincadik
34. Géza Boross Géza Boross Actor, Sportszerelem
35. Zoltán Greguss Zoltán Greguss Actor, A palacsintás király
36. Sándor Faragó Sándor Faragó Writer, August järjestää kaiken
37. Jenö Csepreghy Jenö Csepreghy Director, Uz Bence
38. Tibor Lubinszky Tibor Lubinszky Actor, The Prince and the Pauper
39. Endre Rodríguez Endre Rodríguez Director, Varjú a toronyórán
40. Gábor Vaszary Gábor Vaszary Writer, Monpti
41. Robert Capa Robert Capa Cinematographer, The 400 Million
42. Katalin Karády Katalin Karády Actress, Szíriusz
43. Miklós László Miklós László Writer, You've Got Mail
44. Károly Vass Károly Vass Cinematographer, Triumph of the Will
45. István Eiben István Eiben Cinematographer, Hyppolit a lakáj
46. Guy Deghy Guy Deghy Actor, Dark of the Sun
47. Ági Donáth Ági Donáth Actress, Tokaji rapszódia
48. Franciska Gaal Franciska Gaal Actress, The Buccaneer
49. Géza Berczy Géza Berczy Actor, A Pál -utcai fúk
50. Oscar Beregi Sr. Oscar Beregi Sr. Actor, Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse
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