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1. Claude Debussy Claude Debussy Soundtrack, The Usual Suspects Claude Debussy was born in St. Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, France. His father was a salesman and kept a china shop. His mother was a seamstress. Some traumatizing events in his childhood caused him a depression and he never spoke about his early years. Later he could not compose without having his favorite porcelain frog...
2. O. Henry O. Henry Writer, Ruthless People O. Henry was an American writer whose short stories are known for wit, wordplay and clever twist endings. He wrote nearly 600 stories about life in America. He was born William Sidney Porter on September 11, 1862, in Greensboro, North Carolina. His father, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a medical doctor...
3. William Holden William Holden Actor, Weary River Character actor in late silent and early sound films. Not to be confused with the leading man 'William Holden'.
4. Auguste Lumière Auguste Lumière Producer, Bataille de neige Although it is his brother Louis Lumière who is generally acclaimed as the "father of the cinema", Auguste Lumiere also made a major contribution towards the development of the medium, first by helping with the invention and construction of the cinematographe (the world's first camera and projection mechanism)...
5. Harry Holman Harry Holman Actor, Meet John Doe
6. Arthur Schnitzler Arthur Schnitzler Writer, Eyes Wide Shut
7. M.R. James M.R. James Writer, Whistle and I'll Come to You Born in 1862, Montague Rhodes James developed a reading habit at an early age, preferring to stay in the library than with friends. He took this with him when he went to study at Eton and then at the King's College, Cambridge, where he became assistant in classical archaeology at the Fitzwilliam museum...
8. Edith Wharton Edith Wharton Writer, The Age of Innocence
9. Johnson Hatfield Johnson Hatfield Uncategorised
10. Adeline De Walt Reynolds Adeline De Walt Reynolds Actress, Son of Dracula She survived the death of her husband in 1905, the San Francisco earthquake in 1906 and raising four children with no money. In 1926, when she was 64 she became one of the most mature freshman ever to enter the University of California. She graduated 6 years later with her B.A. degree. In 1940 she went to Hollywood...
11. Rudolph Schildkraut Rudolph Schildkraut Actor, A Ship Comes In
12. Albert Gran Albert Gran Actor, 7th Heaven
13. Hal Reid Hal Reid Writer, At Cripple Creek
14. Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt Uncategorised
15. Emilio Salgari Emilio Salgari Writer, Cabiria
16. Georges Feydeau Georges Feydeau Writer, La dame de chez Maxim
17. Charles Brandt Charles Brandt Actor, The College Widow Charles Brandt born in Philadelphia in 1862. well-known stage performer from the 1880s. cheerful, white-haired gentleman who starred and supported in more than 60 movies for the Lubin Film Company from 1911, often seen as professionals or fathers in dramas and comedies, first appeared in 'His Chorus Girl Wife' directed by Harry Solter and starring Florence Lawrence in 1911...
18. May Irwin May Irwin Actress, Mrs. Black Is Back Born in Whitby, Ontario, May Irwin started her performing career at a young age, when she began a singing act with her younger sister Flora in 1874. The act was popular, and Irwin began working as an actress when she was 21 years old. She found success and was appearing in a Broadway show called "The Widow Jones" when Thomas A. Edison saw her and co-star John C. Rice exchanging a kiss on-stage...
19. Luke Cosgrave Luke Cosgrave Actor, Welcome Home
20. Gerhart Hauptmann Gerhart Hauptmann Writer, Faust
21. Burr McIntosh Burr McIntosh Actor, Way Down East Burr McIntosh born William Burr McIntosh in Ohio in 1862. Son of the President of public utility and Cleveland Gas Coal Company William Ambrose. Burr was educated at Lafayette College in Princeton where he became a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity in 1884. became a star on Broadway stage, perhaps his best known stage role was in 'Trilby' in 1905...
22. H. Cooper Cliffe H. Cooper Cliffe Actor, A Parisian Romance
23. Mai Wells Mai Wells Actress, The Pilgrim
24. Helen Gilmore Helen Gilmore Actress, Bumping Into Broadway
25. Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin Pyotr Arkadyevich Stolypin Uncategorised
26. Marie Tempest Marie Tempest Actress, Yellow Sands
27. Mrs. Leslie Carter Mrs. Leslie Carter Actress, Rocky Mountain Mystery Renowned actress of 19th-century American theater who would appear in two silent films in 1915 and two talkies in 1934.
28. Maurice Maeterlinck Maurice Maeterlinck Writer, The Blue Bird Maeterlinck was a revolutionary symbolist playwright from Belgium. His influence on modern drama is vast and he was one of the best known figures in Europe in the early twentieth century, both for his plays and his philosophical writings. Best known today for his fantasy play "The Blue Bird", which has been adapted into a number of films...
29. Frank Beal Frank Beal Director, The Inside of the White Slave Traffic
30. Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset Director, Balaoo the Demon Baboon
31. Eva Thatcher Eva Thatcher Actress, Dumb -- And How
32. Fred Huntley Fred Huntley Actor, Johanna Enlists
33. L.M. Wells L.M. Wells Actor, Bucking Broadway
34. Loie Fuller Loie Fuller Self, Loie Fuller
35. Carl Goetz Carl Goetz Actor, Pandora's Box
36. Connie Mack Connie Mack Self, 1950 MLB All-Star Game
37. Eden Phillpotts Eden Phillpotts Writer, The Farmer's Wife British novelist and poet Eden Phillpotts was born in 1862 in India, where his father was the Political Agent for the states of Harotee and Rajputana. As a youth he was sent to England for his education. He spent some time at a dramatic school in London, but decided that he was not cut out to be an actor and left shortly afterward...
38. Florence L. Barclay Florence L. Barclay Writer, Rosario de amor
39. Jules Moy Jules Moy Actor, Le dernier preux
40. Wilton Lackaye Wilton Lackaye Actor, Trilby Wilton Lackaye was born in Loudon County, Virginia, and educated at Georgetown University. He was barely out of college when he made his debut as Lucentio opposite Lawrence Barrett in an 1883 revival of "Francesca da Rimini". A powerfully built, mustachioed stage star of the old school, Lackaye played the title role in "Nero" (1890)...
41. Riley Hatch Riley Hatch Actor, At Shiloh
42. Edward Stratemeyer Edward Stratemeyer Writer, The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries
43. H. Reeves-Smith H. Reeves-Smith Actor, The Return of Sherlock Holmes
44. Tim Sullivan Tim Sullivan Self, Actors' Fund Field Day Tim Sullivan was a U.S. House of Representative politician from New York's 8th District. He appeared as himself in one short, Actor's Fund Field Day(1910). Sullivan is remembered as a somewhat corrupt politician. He was often involved with women in the Broadway Theatre world hence his appearance in a film function about actors. He died on August 31, 1913 after being hit by a train.
45. Prince Heinrich of Prussia Prince Heinrich of Prussia Self, The Visit of the Duke of Connaught C-I-C Forces in Ireland and Prince Henry of Prussia to Cork Exhibition
46. Harry Eytinge Harry Eytinge Actor, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
47. Charles Evans Hughes Charles Evans Hughes Self, Animated Weekly, No. 40
48. Nicholas Murray Butler Nicholas Murray Butler Self, World Leaders on Peace and Democracy
49. Edward O'Connor Edward O'Connor Actor, McGinty and the Count
50. Edward Elkas Edward Elkas Actor, Levy's Seven Daughters
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