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1. May Robson May Robson Actress, Bringing Up Baby Born Mary Jeanette Robison. She was the youngest daughter of Henry Robison of Penrith, Cumberland, England and Julia Schelesinger of Liverpool, Lancashire, England. Her father died in 1860 and her mother remarried. In 1866/67 they were living in St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and moved back to London...
2. Giacomo Puccini Giacomo Puccini Soundtrack, Milk Italian composer, one of the greatest exponents of operatic realism, who virtually brought the history of Italian opera to an end. His mature operas include "La Bohème" (1896), "Tosca" (1900), "Madama Butterfly" (1904), and "Turandot" left incomplete.
3. Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt Self, Theodore Roosevelt
4. DeWolf Hopper Sr. DeWolf Hopper Sr. Actor, Don Quixote Best-known for performing the most popular baseball poem, "Casey at the Bat." Filmed as one of the first talkies, 5 years before The Jazz Singer, Casey at the Bat, was included in Ken Burns' Baseball. Hopper, a fervent New York Giant fan, first performed the then-unknown poem to the Giants and Chicago Cubs...
5. E. Nesbit E. Nesbit Writer, The Railway Children
6. Selma Lagerlöf Selma Lagerlöf Writer, Körkarlen Lagerlöf made her debut in 1891 with The Gösta Berling saga, a story about her own region, Värmland and her home, the country manor Mårbacka. With her novel she starts the wave of romantic nationalist literature in Sweden of the 1890s. Her novel Jerusalem (1901-02) is about religious emigrants from Sweden to Palestine...
7. Frederick Kerr Frederick Kerr Actor, Frankenstein Forceful, authoritative character actor of the 1920s and 1930s. Entered films in 1916. Even by then, close to 60, Kerr was very effectively cast in powerful, dynamic supporting roles, usually most often as a cultured, dignified old man. Probably most memorable as the old Baron Frankenstein in Frankenstein...
8. Ferdinand Gottschalk Ferdinand Gottschalk Actor, Grand Hotel
9. Frank Keenan Frank Keenan Actor, The Coward Frank was considered a "furniture actor" on stage. While on stage he was so often drunk that he had to lean on or hold onto furniture to keep from falling down. Known through the country for his stage work, he was ranked as one of the foremost stage artists prior to moving to Hollywood. Keenan's first wife of forty-four years...
10. Charles Hawtrey Charles Hawtrey Actor, A Message from Mars
11. George Alexander George Alexander Actor, Masks and Faces
12. John L. Sullivan John L. Sullivan Self, The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight
13. Lady Tree Lady Tree Actress, The Private Life of Henry VIII.
14. Eleonora Duse Eleonora Duse Actress, Cenere
15. Princess of Monaco Princess of Monaco Self, The Great Love
16. André Antoine André Antoine Director, La terre
17. Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko Writer, Tempest Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko was co-founder with Konstantin Stanislavski of the Moscow Art Theatre (MKhAT) in 1898. He also was co-founder of the Acting School at the Moscow Art Theatre and was a director, an acting pedagogue, and playwright. He was born Vladimir Ivanovich Nemirovich-Danchenko on December 23...
18. Tore Svennberg Tore Svennberg Actor, Körkarlen
19. Lorimer Johnston Lorimer Johnston Director, In the Days of Trajan
20. Cesare Gravina Cesare Gravina Actor, The Man Who Laughs
21. Richard Cummings Richard Cummings Actor, The Delicious Little Devil
22. John Cossar John Cossar Actor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
23. Frank R. Benson Frank R. Benson Actor, Julius Caesar
24. Empress Augusta Victoria Empress Augusta Victoria Self, Opening of the Kiel Canal Born in 1858 to Duke Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein and his wife, Princess Adelheid zu Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Augusta-Victoria's family was uprooted from their hereditary fief due to war, and as a consequence she lived throughout Europe as a girl. She met then-Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany in 1879 and married him two years later; she was a dutiful wife and mother...
25. Alexander Shirvanzade Alexander Shirvanzade Writer, Namus Armenian novelist Alexander Shirvanzade was born Aleksandr Movsesyan in Shirvan, Azerbaijan, in 1858. His father was a tailor. At age 17 Shirvanzade found work in the Caspian Sea city of Baku, Azerbaijan, which was seeing a boom because of its vast oil reserves. He worked in various capacities--clerk...
26. John Mason John Mason Actor, Moral Suicide
27. Adelheid Wette Adelheid Wette Writer, Hansel and Gretel
28. F.A. Turner F.A. Turner Actor, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
29. Albert Ranft Albert Ranft Actor, For Her Sake
30. Norman Forbes Norman Forbes Actor, The Real Thing at Last
31. Heinrich Zille Heinrich Zille Writer, Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven
32. Otis Skinner Otis Skinner Actor, An Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee
33. Mary Rorke Mary Rorke Actress, Thou Fool
34. Adolphe Candé Adolphe Candé Actor, L'espionne
35. Charles Le Bargy Charles Le Bargy Actor, The Assassination of the Duke de Guise
36. Emil Stammer Emil Stammer Actor, Das Mädel von Pontecuculi
37. Henry Leone Henry Leone Actor, A Passover Miracle
38. Cornelius Kirschner Cornelius Kirschner Actor, Das vierte Gebot
39. Calvert Carter Calvert Carter Actor, Wild and Woolly
40. Frances Trego Montgomery Frances Trego Montgomery Writer, Billy Whiskers Frances Trego Montgomery was a prolific writer of children's stories during the early twentieth century. She is best known for her popular "Billy Whiskers" series, which were about the misadventures of a mischievous but somewhat short-tempered goat. Many children, including the future President of the United States...
41. Charles Schwanenflügel Charles Schwanenflügel Actor, Fristerinden
42. Max Tyron Max Tyron Actor, The Circus
43. Wladyslaw Jaminski Wladyslaw Jaminski Actor, Syn szatana
44. Georg Simmel Georg Simmel Writer, Fragmentos de um mundo sensível Georg Simmel (1 March 1858 - 28 September 1918) was a German sociologist, philosopher, and critic. Simmel was one of the first generation of German sociologists: his neo-Kantian approach laid the foundations for sociological antipositivism, asking 'What is society?' in a direct allusion to Kant's question 'What is nature?'...
45. Ignjat Borstnik Ignjat Borstnik Actor, Brisem i sudim
46. Raphaël Duflos Raphaël Duflos Actor, L'instinct
47. Neel Doff Neel Doff Writer, Katie Tippel Neel Doff is the author of several autobiographical based books, her most famous one being 'Days of Hunger and Distress'. A full bibliography can be found in "Neel Doff 1858-1942 - A Biography" by Évelyne Wilwerth and translated by Renée Linkhorn. Neel Doff climbed her way out from underneath a crushing...
48. Robert Dunbar Robert Dunbar Actor, The Third Degree
49. Prins Valdemar Prins Valdemar Self, De kongelige skal fotograferes
50. Gus Hill Gus Hill Writer, McFadden's Flats Gus Hill was a producer of popular theatricals in the late 19th and early 20th century. Primarily known for producing "cartoon theatricals" (mostly musical adaptations of comic strips) from the 1890s through the 1920s. Known for his productions of Yellow Kid shows as well as adaptations of Mutt & Jeff and Bringing Up Father. Also produced several films late in his career.
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