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1. Samuel Goldwyn Samuel Goldwyn Producer, The Best Years of Our Lives Famed for his relentless ambition, bad temper and genius for publicity, Samuel Goldwyn became Hollywood's leading "independent" producer -- largely because none of his partners could tolerate him for long. Born Shmuel (or Schmuel) Gelbfisz, probably in 1879, in the Jewish section of Warsaw, he was the eldest of six children of a struggling used-furniture dealer...
2. Jean Epstein Jean Epstein Director, La chute de la maison Usher
3. Lyda Roberti Lyda Roberti Actress, The Kid from Spain Lyda's father was German clown Roberti, her mother a Polish trick rider. As a child performer, she toured Europe and Asia with the Circus in which she was born, leaving it (and her reportedly abusive father) in Shanghai, China. In this truly international city, Lyda became a child cafe entertainer and learned the fractured English that became her trademark...
4. Miliza Korjus Miliza Korjus Soundtrack, Tuntematon sotilas Miliza's father was Arthur Korjus, a lieutenant colonel in the Imperial Russian Army and later Chief of Staff to the War Minister of Estonia. The Estonian branch of her family was of Swedish descent, having settled in Estonia during the middle of the seventeenth century when the country was ruled by Sweden...
5. Bronislau Kaper Bronislau Kaper Music Department, A Day at the Races Born: February 5, 1902 in Warsaw, Poland Died: April 25, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA Kaper displayed musical talent as early as the age of seven when his family acquired a piano. His inclination to music led him to study both piano and composition, while also taking courses in law to satisfy his father...
6. Baruch Lumet Baruch Lumet Actor, The Pawnbroker Leading actor of the Yiddish theatre.
7. Maria Sklodowska-Curie Maria Sklodowska-Curie
8. Mack Gordon Mack Gordon Soundtrack, The Green Mile
9. Jack Rose Jack Rose Writer, Road to Rio Mr. Rose was a comedy writer and producer who began writing gags for Milton Berle and radio lines for Bob Hope before moving to Hollywood screenplays. In 1943 he penned his first Hollywood screenplay, the classic comedy 'Road to Rio'. In 1955, Mr. Rose began producing as well as writing, with Hope's 'The Seven Little Foys'...
10. Waclaw Rekwart Waclaw Rekwart Actor, The Big Sleep
11. Edward Raquello Edward Raquello Actor, Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo
12. Irena Sendlerowa Irena Sendlerowa Self, Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers
13. Anna Held Anna Held Self, Elevating an Elephant
14. Jadwiga Smosarska Jadwiga Smosarska Actress, Love or a Kingdom
15. Eugeniusz Bodo Eugeniusz Bodo Actor, Pietro wyzej
16. Marek Windheim Marek Windheim Actor, Holiday Inn
17. Stanislaw Wohl Stanislaw Wohl Cinematographer, Strachy
18. Manya Roberti Manya Roberti Actress, Delicious
19. Estelle Clark Estelle Clark Actress, The Crowd
20. Menasha Skulnik Menasha Skulnik Actor, Oy Doktor!
21. Henry Vars Henry Vars Music Department, Flipper
22. Irving Glassberg Irving Glassberg Cinematographer, Bend of the River
23. Irena Kwiatkowska Irena Kwiatkowska Actress, Rozmowy kontrolowane
24. Lili Liliana Lili Liliana Actress, Kol Nidre
25. Jerzy Andrzejewski Jerzy Andrzejewski Writer, Ashes and Diamonds
26. Marie Epstein Marie Epstein Writer, La mort du cygne
27. Elzbieta Barszczewska Elzbieta Barszczewska Actress, Tredowata
28. Henryk Szaro Henryk Szaro Director, Mocny czlowiek
29. Lazare Meerson Lazare Meerson Art Director, À Nous la Liberté
30. Hanka Ordonówna Hanka Ordonówna Actress, Spy
31. Joseph Lejtes Joseph Lejtes Director, The Faithful City
32. Ludwik Sempolinski Ludwik Sempolinski Actor, Pietro wyzej
33. Wanda Jakubowska Wanda Jakubowska Director, Ostatni etap
34. Soava Gallone Soava Gallone Actress, La cavalcata ardente
35. Andrzej Szalawski Andrzej Szalawski Actor, Black Cross
36. Leonard Buczkowski Leonard Buczkowski Director, Orzel
37. Konstantin Rokossovsky Konstantin Rokossovsky Self, Esli dorog tebe tvoy dom... Soviet Army Gen. Konstantin Rokossovsky was born in Warsaw, Poland, which was then part of the Russian Empire (his father had moved the family to Warsaw after being appointed Inspector of the Polish Railways. His mother was Polish). Although the Rokossovsky family was descended from the Polish noble classes and its men had a tradition of service in the Polish cavalry...
38. Dan Wolheim Dan Wolheim Actor, Across to Singapore
39. Lena Zelichowska Lena Zelichowska Actress, Sygnaly She started out in ballet and moved to musical theatre when she was 19. In the 1930s, she was a sex symbol of Polish cinema. When World War II broke out, she and her husband moved to India, then to San Fransisco, where she retired from the stage and film and worked as a manicurist. Her husband, a wealthy, British-educated portraitist, committed suicide in 1952, and she died shortly after, in 1958.
40. Jan Hieronimko Jan Hieronimko Actor, Vampyr
41. Zdzislaw Karczewski Zdzislaw Karczewski Actor, Sami swoi
42. Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz Writer, Nienasycenie
43. Pola Nirenska Pola Nirenska Actress, The Infinite Shoeblack
44. Haroun Tazieff Haroun Tazieff Cinematographer, The Devil's Blast
45. Dina Halpern Dina Halpern Actress, The Dybbuk
46. Nato Vachnadze Nato Vachnadze Actress, Arsena Real name Nato Andronikashvili. Mother was Polish. Her father came from an old noble family which has roots from last Byzantine Emperors. She was the mega star of the Soviet screen in the twenties and thirties. Studio Sakhkinmretsvi gave her almost Hollywood splendour and glamour. Her name was on the top of billboards and magazines...
47. Feliks Chmurkowski Feliks Chmurkowski Actor, Café pod Minoga
48. Dina Gralla Dina Gralla Actress, Kehre zurück! Alles vergeben!
49. Freddie Rich Freddie Rich Composer, A Walk in the Sun Pianist, band leader and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland. Rich made his reputation in the recording studios and on radio. He served as musical director for the CBS network from 1928 to 1938. He also led several successful dance bands, his first in New York (resident at the Astor Hotel) between 1922 and 1928...
50. Mikhail Astangov Mikhail Astangov Actor, General Suvorov Mikhail Astangov was a legendary stage actor of the Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow. He was born Mikhail Fyodorovich Ruzhnikov on November 3, 1900, in Warsaw, Russian Empire (now Warsaw, Poland). His father worked for Imperial Russian railroad. In 1920 he made his acting debut in Theatrical Studio of Feodor Chaliapin Sr....
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