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1. Leon Belasco Leon Belasco Actor, Can-Can
2. Maurice Moscovitch Maurice Moscovitch Actor, The Great Dictator
3. Ida Kaminska Ida Kaminska Actress, The Shop on Main Street Began her stage career at age five an later played leading roles on stage. Appeared in a handful of films and is better now for her support of the Jewish people. She later moved to Israel.
4. Jerry Austin Jerry Austin Actor, Adventures of Don Juan
5. Andy Albin Andy Albin Actor, Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title
6. Frances Chaney Frances Chaney Actress, When Harry Met Sally...
7. Fanya Foss Fanya Foss Writer, Why Girls Leave Home
8. Mikhail Rasumny Mikhail Rasumny Actor, For Whom the Bell Tolls The son of a cantor, Rasumny made his stage debut at 14 and toured Europe and South America with the Moscow Art Theatre. Rasumny settled in the U.S. in 1935 and took jobs as a bill collector and dishwasher between acting jobs. His first film appearance was in 1940's Comrade X. He spent the remainder of his career playing several ethnic roles.
9. Mark Donskoy Mark Donskoy Director, The Childhood of Maxim Gorky
10. Minerva Pious Minerva Pious Actress, The Edge of Night
11. Nicholas Brodszky Nicholas Brodszky Soundtrack, Sleepers
12. David Burton David Burton Director, Fighting Caravans
13. Anna Akhmatova Anna Akhmatova Writer, Fear and the Muse: The Story of Anna Akhmatova Anna Akhmatova was arguably the greatest Russian woman poet. She was born Anna Andreevna Gorenko on June 23, 1889, in Bolshoi Fontan, a suburb of Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire. Her father, Andrei Antonovich Gorenko, was a Navy Engineer. Her mother, Inna Erazmovna (nee Stogova), belonged to Russian Nobility...
14. Rosa Rosanova Rosa Rosanova Actress, Blood and Sand Best remembered as Valentino's mother in "Blood and Sand," Rosanova began her career on Broadway and later played several immigrant women on the screen. In the film "Lucky Boy" (1929), George Jessell sang 'My Mother's Eyes' to her just like Al Jolson sang to Eugenie Besserer in "The Jazz Singer." With the advent of sound, her career came to an end.
15. Roman Karmen Roman Karmen Director, Grenada, Grenada, Grenada moya
16. Zorz Skrigin Zorz Skrigin Director, Tito - zapisi filmskog snimatelja
17. George Sorel George Sorel Actor, Swiss Miss
18. Mel Tolkin Mel Tolkin Writer, All in the Family
19. Toscha Seidel Toscha Seidel Music Department, The Wizard of Oz
20. Leonid Trauberg Leonid Trauberg Director, Yunost Maksima
21. Ilya Ilf Ilya Ilf Writer, The Twelve Chairs Ilya Ilf was born Ilya Arnoldovich Fayzilberg on October 15, 1897, in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Odesa, Ukraine). His father, named Arnold Fayzilberg, was a clerk at a bank. In 1913, he graduated from a Technical School. He worked as a clerk, a telephone technician, and had various industrial jobs in Odessa...
22. Dave Chasen Dave Chasen Actor, Rain or Shine
23. Sarah Adler Sarah Adler Actress, Sins of the Parents
24. Lew Brown Lew Brown Soundtrack, Pretty Woman Songwriter ("Beer Barrel Polka", "Sonny Boy", "The Thrill is Gone"), composer, author, publisher and producer, he came to the USA in 1898 and was educated at DeWitt Clinton High School in New York. In 1925, he joined Buddy DeSylva and Ray Henderson as a songwriting team and music publishers. He wrote the Broadway stage scores for "George White's Scandals" (1925...
25. Georges Wakhévitch Georges Wakhévitch Production Designer, Diary of a Chambermaid
26. Emil Coleman Emil Coleman Self, Emil Coleman and His Orchestra
27. Leonid Utyosov Leonid Utyosov Actor, Moscow Laughs Leonid Utyosov was a popular singer and band-leader in the Soviet Union who is best known for the leading role in 'Vesyolyye rebyata' (1934). He was born Lazar Iosifovich Weissbein on March 21, 1895, in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Odesa, Ukraine). His father was a small business owner and his mother was a homemaker...
28. Charles Neider Charles Neider Writer, One-Eyed Jacks
29. Sam Perry Sam Perry Music Department, The Hunchback of Notre Dame Sam A. Perry, born Samuel A. Perlstein in Odessa, Russia in 1884. His education included: University of Odessa,and Royal Academy of Musical and Theatrical Arts, Vienna. He was a concert pianist who toured throughout Europe. Sam spent 12 years as general musical director and recording manager for Conorized Music Co...
30. Vladimir Jabotinsky Vladimir Jabotinsky Writer, Samson and Delilah Russian-born Jewish advocate, author, and Zionist leader. Jabotinsky began a career as a journalist, but following the Russian pogroms began to devote himself to the cause of a Jewish homeland. He founded the Jewish Legion of the British Army during World War I, and led the struggle between the wars to gain acceptance of a Jewish right to the lands of Palestine...
31. Hedda Nova Hedda Nova Actress, The Were-Tiger Hedda Nova was born in 1890 in Odessa, Russia by the Black Sea. She was a silent film actress for 17 years with the "Universal Film Studios Company". She did not transfer to talking films most probably because of her thick Russian accent.
32. Jacob P. Adler Jacob P. Adler Actor, Michael Strogoff Jacob Adler, the legendary 'Great Eagle' ('adler' is the German word for eagle) of the Yiddish theater, was one of the great American stage actors, ranking with Edwin Booth, John Barrymore and Marlon Brando. Adler also is famous as the patriarch of an acting dynasty that stretched over 100 years from...
33. Yevgeni Petrov Yevgeni Petrov Writer, The Twelve Chairs Yevgeni Petrov was born Evgeni Petrovich Kataev on November 30, 1902, in Odessa, Russian Empire (Now Odesa, Ukraine). His father, named Petr Kataev, was a teacher. Petrov graduated from Classical Gymnasium in 1920, and became a news correspondent for the Ukrainian Telegraph Agency. From 1921-1923 he was a criminologist and homicide inspector in Odessa...
34. David Victor David Victor Producer, Dr. Kildare
35. Alex Alexander Alex Alexander Music Department, North by Northwest Alexander Borisoff was born in Odessa, Russia. He attended the Russian Conservatory of Music where he majored in Composition and Cello. He graduated with a Doctorate in Music and performed as a concert cellist in a series of highly successful appearances throughout Europe before coming to America. While touring the United States...
36. Monia Liter Monia Liter Soundtrack, Fire Maidens of Outer Space
37. Fania Marinoff Fania Marinoff Actress, The Unsuspected Isles
38. Valentin Kataev Valentin Kataev Writer, Vremya, vperyod! Russian novelist and playwright Valentin Katayev was born in 1897 in the Ukraine, to a middle-class background: his father was a schoolteacher and his grandfather was a general in the Czarist army. He joined the army in 1917 during World War I, was assigned to an artillery unit, and was wounded twice...
39. Sam H. Stept Sam H. Stept Soundtrack, The Master
40. L. Wolfe Gilbert L. Wolfe Gilbert Soundtrack, Reds Songwriter ("Green Eyes", "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee", "Ramona", "The Peanut Vendor"), author and publisher who came to the US in 1887 and was educated in local public schools, and then became a singer in amateur-night contests, and later a vaudeville and cafe entertainer. He toured with John L...
41. Bernard Randall Bernard Randall Actor, The Clarion Call
42. Isaak Babel Isaak Babel Writer, Bezhin lug
43. Michael Vavitch Michael Vavitch Actor, Two Arabian Knights
44. Ernst Konstantin Ernst Konstantin Actor, Der Nachtkurier meldet...
45. Michael Dalmatoff Michael Dalmatoff Actor, Utopia
46. Max Terr Max Terr Music Department, The Gold Rush
47. Rita Gould Rita Gould Actress, The Big Combo
48. Edmund Morris Edmund Morris Writer, Walk on the Wild Side
49. David Oistrakh David Oistrakh Soundtrack, Copying Beethoven
50. Shura Cherkassky Shura Cherkassky Music Department, So Little Time
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