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1. Maurice Moscovitch Maurice Moscovitch Actor, The Great Dictator Veteran of New York's Yiddish theatre, this putty-faced character actor enjoyed four years in Hollywood, where he appeared in 14 films from 1936 through the year of his death.
2. Leon Belasco Leon Belasco Actor, Can-Can
3. David Burton David Burton Director, Fighting Caravans
4. 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.
5. Andy Albin Andy Albin Actor, Don't Worry, We'll Think of a Title
6. Mark Donskoy Mark Donskoy Director, The Childhood of Maxim Gorky
7. Lew Brown Lew Brown Soundtrack, Zelig 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...
8. Jerry Austin Jerry Austin Actor, Adventures of Don Juan
9. Fanya Foss Fanya Foss Writer, Why Girls Leave Home
10. Mel Tolkin Mel Tolkin Writer, The Last of the Secret Agents?
11. 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...
12. Frances Chaney Frances Chaney Actress, When Harry Met Sally...
13. George Sorel George Sorel Actor, Swiss Miss
14. 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...
15. David Victor David Victor Writer, Marcus Welby, M.D.
16. 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...
17. 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.
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. Rita Gould Rita Gould Actress, The Big Combo
21. Leonid Trauberg Leonid Trauberg Director, Yunost Maksima
22. Edmund Morris Edmund Morris Writer, Walk on the Wild Side
23. Minerva Pious Minerva Pious Actress, The Edge of Night US actress remembered as a heavily mock-accented "Mrs Nussbaum" on Fred Allen's popular radio series of the 40's.
24. Dave Chasen Dave Chasen Actor, Rain or Shine
25. Fania Marinoff Fania Marinoff Actress, The Unsuspected Isles
26. Georges Wakhévitch Georges Wakhévitch Production Designer, Diary of a Chambermaid
27. Roman Karmen Roman Karmen Director, Grenada, Grenada, Grenada moya
28. Toscha Seidel Toscha Seidel Music Department, The Wizard of Oz
29. Zygmunt Chmielewski Zygmunt Chmielewski Actor, Love or a Kingdom
30. 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...
31. Nicholas Brodszky Nicholas Brodszky Soundtrack, Sleepers
32. Charles Neider Charles Neider Writer, One-Eyed Jacks
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. Dori Dorika Dori Dorika Actress, Signori si nasce
35. Max Terr Max Terr Music Department, The Gold Rush
36. Sarah Adler Sarah Adler Actress, Sins of the Parents
37. Michael Vavitch Michael Vavitch Actor, Two Arabian Knights
38. Monia Liter Monia Liter Soundtrack, Fire Maidens of Outer Space
39. Sam H. Stept Sam H. Stept Soundtrack, The Master
40. 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.
41. Emil Coleman Emil Coleman Self, Emil Coleman and His Orchestra
42. Halina Auderska Halina Auderska Writer, Epitafium dla Barbary Radziwillówny
43. Alex Alexander Alex Alexander Music Department, Operation Eichmann 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...
44. Zorz Skrigin Zorz Skrigin Director, Tito - Zapisi filmskog snimatelja
45. Nikolai Chukovsky Nikolai Chukovsky Writer, Baltiyskoe nebo - 1 seriya
46. Bernard Randall Bernard Randall Actor, The Clarion Call
47. Rebecca Weintraub Rebecca Weintraub Actress, Tevya
48. Michael Dalmatoff Michael Dalmatoff Actor, Utopia
49. 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.
50. Leonid Leonidov Leonid Leonidov Actor, Gobseck
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