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1. Vincent van Gogh Vincent van Gogh Writer, Vincent Van Gogh - Der Weg nach Courrières Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853, in Zundert, Netherlands. His father, named Theodorus van Gogh, was a Protestant minister. His mother, named Anna Cornelia Carbentus, was a daughter of the "book-binder to the King" Willem Carbentus; who had bound the first Consitution of Holland. Vincent Van Gogh was given the name of his elder brother...
2. John Wesley Hardin John Wesley Hardin Writer, The Lawless Breed Gunfighter John Wesley Hardin was one of the most notorious killers to come out of the Old West (while staying overnight at a hotel, he was awakened by the snoring of a man in the next room; Hardin reached over, grabbed his pistol and fired a shot through the wall, killing the man). He was a Southerner who harbored a deep hatred of blacks; the first man he is known to have killed...
3. Lily Langtry Lily Langtry Actress, His Neighbor's Wife
4. Tom Ricketts Tom Ricketts Director, Life's Blind Alley Born in London, England, in 1853, prolific actor/director (300+ credits) Tom Ricketts is mostly forgotten today, but his chief claim to fame is that he directed the first motion picture shot in Hollywood. Ricketts began his show-business career as an actor on the London stage, and gained a reputation as one of the best Shakespearean actors of his day...
5. William Gillette William Gillette Writer, Sherlock Holmes Handsome American actor, playwright and stage director/producer William Gillette was born in Hartford, CT, in 1853. His father Francis was a former United States Senator and crusader for women's suffrage and the abolition of slavery; his mother Elisabeth Daggett Hooker is a descendant of Rev. Thomas Hooker...
6. David Belasco David Belasco Writer, Sweet Kitty Bellairs
7. Johnston Forbes-Robertson Johnston Forbes-Robertson Actor, The Passing of the Third Floor Back Johnston Forbes-Robertson (1853-1937) was an English actor and theatrical impresario that George Bernard Shaw and other critics considered to be the finest Hamlet of his generation. Forbes-Robertson had trained to be an artist and was not overly fond of acting, but he took to the boards to make a living...
8. Henry C. DeMille Henry C. DeMille Writer, The Lost Paradise
9. Frederick Treves Frederick Treves Writer, The Elephant Man Frederick Treves was a famous pioneer in abdominal surgery. Today he is mostly remembered as the physician to the Elephant Man. On May 4, 1901, Treves was knighted by King Edward VII on whom he had performed an appendicectomy.
10. James Daly James Daly Actor, Sorrows of Happiness
11. Beatrice DeMille Beatrice DeMille Writer, Castles for Two
12. Dan Mason Dan Mason Actor, The Valley of the Giants
13. Lawrence D'Orsay Lawrence D'Orsay Actor, The Earl of Pawtucket Lawrence D'Orsay born in Peterborough, England. Well-known in drama and comedy theatre from the 1880's, perhaps more notable for his starring role in 'The Earl of Pawtucket' at the Manhattan Theatre in 1903. A brilliant star in at least 8 Hollywood comedy and drama movies, he played the typical English monocled upper-class character often seen as Lords or Colonels...
14. Vladimir Korolenko Vladimir Korolenko Writer, The Sound of Life Vladimir Galaktionovich Korolenko was born July 27, 1853, into the family of a district judge in Zhitomir, Ukraine, Russian Empire. He studied at the St. Petersburg College of Technology, then at the Moscow Academy of Agriculture. In 1876 he was expelled from college for his revolutionary activities...
15. King Chulalongkorn King Chulalongkorn Self, Berne: Arrivée du roi de Siam
16. Hudson Maxim Hudson Maxim Writer, The Battle Cry of Peace
17. Eduardo Scarpetta Eduardo Scarpetta Writer, Miseria e nobiltà
18. Clément Maurice Clément Maurice Producer, Madame Sans-Gêne
19. Katharina Schratt Katharina Schratt Actress, Der Ochsenkrieg
20. Laura La Varnie Laura La Varnie Actress, The Bells
21. Cecil Rhodes Cecil Rhodes Self, Rt. Honorable Cecil Rhodes
22. Hall Caine Hall Caine Writer, The Manxman Novelist and dramatist Hall Caine, though largely forgotten now, was a hugely popular writer in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. Born Thomas Henry Hall Caine on May 14, 1853, in Runcorn, Cheshire, England, his father was a Manx Man who moved to Liverpool, where he apprenticed as a ship's smith...
23. Howard Pyle Howard Pyle Writer, The Black Shield of Falworth
24. Alva Vanderbilt Alva Vanderbilt
25. William T. Rock William T. Rock Producer, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman
26. August Belmont Jr. August Belmont Jr. Self, Our Mutual Girl
27. Alexei Brusilov Alexei Brusilov Born in 1853, Alexei Brusilov served during the last Pre-WWI Russo-Turkish war. Commander of the Russian 8th Army at the outbreak of WWI, he proved himself to be the most successful of Russian generals. In 1916, he led the Brusilov Offensive, which proved to be Russia's only truly successful offensive during World War I...
28. Jacob Gordin Jacob Gordin Writer, Kreutzer Sonata
29. W.H. Bainbridge W.H. Bainbridge Actor, Passion Fruit
30. René Bazin René Bazin Writer, La terre qui meurt
31. Prinsesse Thyra Prinsesse Thyra Self, Kong Frederik VIII gæster Jylland
32. Johanne Krum-Hunderup Johanne Krum-Hunderup Actress, Prinsessens Hjerte
33. Marie Verstraete Marie Verstraete Actress, Mooi Juultje van Volendam
34. Arthur Shirley Arthur Shirley Writer, Under Two Flags
35. Carl Lindau Carl Lindau Writer, Schützenliesel
36. José Martí José Martí Soundtrack, The Damned United
37. Ralph Delmore Ralph Delmore Actor, The Conquest of Canaan
38. Anton von Perfall Anton von Perfall Writer, Die Finsternis und ihr Eigentum
39. Thomas Nelson Page Thomas Nelson Page Writer, The Outcast
40. John Burton John Burton Actor, Huck and Tom
41. Esther De Boer-van Rijk Esther De Boer-van Rijk Actress, Op hoop van zegen
42. Armando Palacio Valdés Armando Palacio Valdés Writer, José
43. Horace James Horace James Actor, A Woman's Woman
44. Charles Bertram Charles Bertram Actor, Famous Conjuring Tricks
45. C. Rybner C. Rybner Composer, Abie's Irish Rose
46. Eugene Wiley Presbrey Eugene Wiley Presbrey Writer, Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman Presbrey made his stage debut at the Boston Theatre in 1874. Writer of seven "Raffles" (the amateur cracksman) films, Presbrey also wrote adapta-tions for "Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary," "The Courtship of Miles Standish" and "The Barrier." He was also a thirty-second degree Scottish Rite Mason and a member of the Mecca Temple in New York City.
47. Charles J. Badger Charles J. Badger Soundtrack, A Quiet Passion
48. Inda Palmer Inda Palmer Actress, Nicholas Nickleby
49. André Messager André Messager Composer, Passionnément
50. Olga Lewinsky Olga Lewinsky Actress, Napoleon in Schönbrunn
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