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1. George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer, My Fair Lady The Anglo-Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925, acquired a reputation as the greatest dramatist in the English language during the first half of the 20th Century for the plays he had written at the height of his creativity from "Mrs. Warren's Profession" in 1893 to "The Apple Cart" in 1929...
2. L. Frank Baum L. Frank Baum Writer, The Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum became a success with his 1883 production of "The Maid of Arran" in 1882. He was a dreamer, had a printing press and an amateur newspaper, "The Rose Lawn Home Journal" and published a coin and stamp collecting guide. He failed at almost everything through poor business sense. He had been an actor...
3. H. Rider Haggard H. Rider Haggard Writer, King Solomon's Mines
4. Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla
5. Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud Writer, The Ego and the Id Austrian neurologist and 'father of psychoanalysis'. Freud was born to Jacob Freud, a Jewish wool merchant, and Amalia (neé Nathansohn). The family settled in Vienna when Freud was young. In 1873 he started medicine at the University of Vienna, at which time he adopted the shortened form of his name...
6. Etienne Girardot Etienne Girardot Actor, Twentieth Century
7. Eddie Foy Eddie Foy Actor, A Favorite Fool American stage actor, musical comedy star, and vaudevillian who was a legendary figure of his time and who fathered a family of performers who went on to notable careers in motion pictures. Born Edward Fitzgerald at 23 8th Avenue in New York City, March 9, 1856, to an Irish-immigrant tailor, Richard Fitzgerald...
8. William Shea William Shea Actor, Julius Caesar
9. Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson Self, Governor Wilson
10. Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson Actor, Forbidden
11. Bert Woodruff Bert Woodruff Actor, Speedy Bert Woodruff was the son of non-professionals Hannah R. and William A. Woodruff of Peoria, Illinois. He was married to Hattie M. Sprague. He entered the theatrical profession in 1876 in Minstrels and toured for two years as a Minstrel. Toured on the stage from 1878 until 1882, and then entered Vaudeville in Peoria...
12. Frank Daniels Frank Daniels Actor, Mr. Jack Inspects Paris
13. Gabrielle Réjane Gabrielle Réjane Actress, Alsace
14. Henry Morgenthau Henry Morgenthau Actor, Auction of Souls
15. F. Anstey F. Anstey Writer, Vice Versa
16. J. Edwin Brown J. Edwin Brown Actor, Discontent
17. Charles Frohman Charles Frohman Miscellaneous Crew, Are You a Mason? Many people today know the names of George M. Cohan and Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., but Charles Frohman, though lesser known, reigned supreme in the theatrical world for over a generation. From a young age Frohman's heart and soul belonged in the theatre. His lower-middle-class family moved from Sandusky, Ohio...
18. Frank Harris Frank Harris Writer, Cowboy Born in Ireland in 1856 of Welsh parents, Harris became a noted writer as well as a friend and confidante of the elite literati of his day including fellow Irishmen Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, and George Bernard Shaw in addition to Guy de Maupassant, Matthew Arnold, Aleister Cowley, and James Thurber...
19. Booker T. Washington Booker T. Washington Actor, By Right of Birth
20. Frank Losee Frank Losee Actor, Orphans of the Storm
21. Kate Douglas Wiggin Kate Douglas Wiggin Writer, Mother Carey's Chickens
22. Charles E. Evans Charles E. Evans Actor, Happy Days
23. J.H. Rosny Sr. J.H. Rosny Sr. Writer, Quest for Fire
24. Bal Gangadhar Tilak Bal Gangadhar Tilak Self, Tilak Bathing at the Ganges Indian nationalist, scholar, and philosopher. He was born in Ratnagiri during British rule of India in 1956. After teaching mathematics, he was owner and editor of 2 weekly newspapers. A militant member of the 'extremist' wing within the Indian National Congress (and a member of the famous 'Lal, Pal and Bal' trio)...
25. James Milton Black James Milton Black Soundtrack, Runaway Jury
26. Robert Nivelle Robert Nivelle
27. Joynson Powell Joynson Powell Actor, Murder!
28. Melbourne MacDowell Melbourne MacDowell Actor, There It Is
29. Sedley Brown Sedley Brown Actor, How Spriggins Took Lodgers American playwright, author, and stage director who acted in a few silent films. He was the twin brother of actor J. Edwin Brown, who with sister Alice Brown survived him. He was buried at Hollywood Cemetery, Hollywood, California.
30. Henry J.W. Dam Henry J.W. Dam Writer, Her Silent Sacrifice
31. William Parry William Parry Actor, A Cigarette Maker's Romance
32. Heber J. Grant Heber J. Grant Self, Latter-Day Saint Leaders: Past and Present Heber Jeddy Grant was the 7th president of the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints. He served for 27 years as church president from 1918 to his death in 1945. He was raised by his widowed mother Rachel Ridgeway Ivins Grant who was widowed by his father Jedediah Morgan Grant who died just weeks after his birth on December 1...
33. Clara Schønfeld Clara Schønfeld Actress, Master of the House
34. Charles Plamondon Charles Plamondon
35. Lew Dockstader Lew Dockstader Actor, Dan
36. Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo Writer, El verdugo
37. Albert Paul Albert Paul Actor, Der Krieg brachte Frieden
38. Elbert Hubbard Elbert Hubbard Writer, A Message to Garcia
39. Ernest Gillet Ernest Gillet Soundtrack, The Dancing Masters
40. Grand Duke Nicholas Grand Duke Nicholas
41. Dalton Somers Dalton Somers Director, The People of the Rocks
42. Paul d'Ivoi Paul d'Ivoi Writer, Les cinq sous de Lavarède
43. Antun Bauer Antun Bauer
44. Pierre Decourcelle Pierre Decourcelle Writer, La bâillonnée - Épisode 1: Entre deux haines
45. Cecil Raleigh Cecil Raleigh Writer, The Whip Cecil Raleigh (born Cecil Rowlands in England on January 27, 1856) was an English dramatist and actor whose plays, primarily melodramas, were quite popular at both ends of the turn of the last century. The son of a physician, he took up acting with the stage name of Raleigh and specialized in musical comedy...
46. George Brest George Brest Actor, Assignment in Brittany
47. Anthony Gildès Anthony Gildès Actor, L'affaire est dans le sac
48. Louis D. Brandeis Louis D. Brandeis Self, Animated Weekly, No. 23
49. Matilde Serao Matilde Serao Writer, Racconti dell'Italia di ieri - Terno secco
50. George Durham George Durham Writer, Texas Rangers
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