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1. 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...
2. 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.
3. 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...
4. Arthur Schnitzler Arthur Schnitzler Writer, Eyes Wide Shut
5. 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'.
6. 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)...
7. Edith Wharton Edith Wharton Writer, The Age of Innocence
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. Carl Goetz Carl Goetz Actor, Pandora's Box
11. Harry Holman Harry Holman Actor, Meet John Doe
12. 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...
13. Gerhart Hauptmann Gerhart Hauptmann Writer, Faust
14. Helen Gilmore Helen Gilmore Actress, Bumping Into Broadway
15. Marie Tempest Marie Tempest Actress, Yellow Sands
16. 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...
17. Edward Stratemeyer Edward Stratemeyer Writer, The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries
18. Rudolph Schildkraut Rudolph Schildkraut Actor, A Ship Comes In
19. Albert Gran Albert Gran Actor, 7th Heaven
20. Georges Feydeau Georges Feydeau Writer, La dame de chez Maxim
21. Frank Beal Frank Beal Director, The Inside of the White Slave Traffic
22. 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...
23. Luke Cosgrave Luke Cosgrave Actor, Welcome Home
24. Lule Warrenton Lule Warrenton Actress, The Great Fear
25. Walter Damrosch Walter Damrosch Actor, Carnegie Hall Legendary conductor, composer, author, producer, pianist and educator who arrived in the USA in 1871. He was educated in New York public schools and studied music with his father Leopold Damrosch, Rischbeiter, Urspruch, and Von Bulow. He was awarded honorary degrees from New York University, Princeton University...
26. Loie Fuller Loie Fuller Self, Loie Fuller
27. Johnson Hatfield Johnson Hatfield Uncategorised
28. Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset Director, Balaoo the Demon Baboon
29. Hal Reid Hal Reid Writer, At Cripple Creek
30. Fred Huntley Fred Huntley Actor, Johanna Enlists
31. Hayden Coffin Hayden Coffin Actor, Queen of My Heart
32. Cyril Maude Cyril Maude Actor, Grumpy
33. Ludwig Fulda Ludwig Fulda Writer, Two-Faced Woman
34. Emilio Salgari Emilio Salgari Writer, Cabiria
35. Henrietta Floyd Henrietta Floyd Actress, Too Fat to Fight
36. Otis Turner Otis Turner Director, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
37. Edward Grey Edward Grey Writer, The First World War
38. Edwin Milton Royle Edwin Milton Royle Writer, The Squaw Man
39. Mai Wells Mai Wells Actress, The Pilgrim
40. Karl Zeska Karl Zeska Actor, Johann Strauß an der schönen blauen Donau
41. Courtice Pounds Courtice Pounds Actor, The Broken Melody Courtice Pounds was a successful stage actor and singer in operetta and musicals for much of his professional life. The most celebrated part of his career was possibly his time with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company which he joined in 1881 as Tenor Chorister, understudying Durward Lely, later progressing...
42. Riley Hatch Riley Hatch Actor, At Shiloh
43. Carrie Clark Ward Carrie Clark Ward Actress, The Eagle
44. Carrie Jacobs Bond Carrie Jacobs Bond Soundtrack, The King's Speech Songwriter ("I Love You Truly", "A Perfect Day"), composer, author and publisher who sang at the White House for President Theodore Roosevelt. She formed The Bond Shop in 1894 to publish her music. She appeared in vaudeville, and gave concerts in Army Camps during WW I. In 1941, she was selected by...
45. Arthur C. Benson Arthur C. Benson Soundtrack, Flushed Away
46. Amanda Lund Amanda Lund Actress, The Mysterious X
47. Connie Mack Connie Mack Self, 1950 MLB All-Star Game
48. Milford W. Howard Milford W. Howard Actor, The Bishop of the Ozarks Milford Wriarson Howard was a two-term Congressman from Alabama. Born near Rome in Floyd County, Georgia, Howard studied law in Cedartown, Ga. but moved to to Fort Payne, Alabama in 1880 and was admitted to practice law before the Alabama bar the following year. He was elected as a Populist to the 54th and 55th Congresses (March 4...
49. Madge Lessing Madge Lessing Actress, A World Without Men
50. Clark Comstock Clark Comstock Actor, Blazing Arrows
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