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1. C. Aubrey Smith C. Aubrey Smith Actor, Rebecca Movie roles are sometimes based upon what the audience expects to see. If the role called for the tall stereotypical Englishmen with the stiff upper lip and stern determination, that man would be C. Aubrey Smith, graduate of Cambridge University, a leading Freemason and a test cricketer for England...
2. Konstantin Stanislavski Konstantin Stanislavski Miscellaneous Crew, Na dne Konstantin Stanislavski was a wealthy Russian businessman turned director who founded the Moscow Art Theatre, and originated the Stanislavski's System of acting which was spread over the world by his students, such as Michael Chekhov, Aleksei Dikij, Stella Adler, Viktor Tourjansky, and Richard Boleslawski among many others...
3. William Randolph Hearst William Randolph Hearst Producer, Little Old New York William Randolph Hearst was the greatest newspaper baron in the history of the United States and is the person whom Citizen Kane, widely regarded as the greatest film ever made, is primarily based on. While there are many similarities between Charles Foster Kane, as limned by the great Orson Welles and his screenwriter, Herman J. Mankiewicz (who knew Hearst), there are many dissimilarities also...
4. Gustav von Seyffertitz Gustav von Seyffertitz Actor, Shanghai Express
5. Alison Skipworth Alison Skipworth Actress, The Devil Is a Woman Born in London on July 25, 1863. Originally a Broadway actress with extensive experience portraying grand dames. Skipworth shifted to Hollywood as character actress of the 30's, specializing in playing aristocratic types. She is better remembered, however, in association with her antagonist in three screen comedies - none other than W.C. Fields.
6. Zeffie Tilbury Zeffie Tilbury Actress, The Grapes of Wrath
7. Henry Ford Henry Ford Self, Til Vesterheimen
8. Harry Beresford Harry Beresford Actor, David Copperfield
9. John Bunny John Bunny Actor, A Cure for Pokeritis When John Bunny died the New York Times stated, "The name John Bunny will always be linked to the movies." Little did movie fans of 1915 realize that he would be completely forgotten the next year and completely omitted from many books on silent movies 70-80 years later. Bunny was the ninth in a line of English sea captains and would be the first not to follow in that profession...
10. William Humphrey William Humphrey Actor, Fine Feathers Make Fine Birds William Humphrey was born William Jonathan Humphrey on January 2nd, 1875 in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, USA. He entered films in 1909 as an actor, in 1910 as a director, and in 1917 as a screenwriter. He directed films and wrote screenplays until 1922. As an actor, he appeared in 124 films from 1909 until 1937. He died of coronary thrombosis on October 4th, 1942.
11. Carrie Daumery Carrie Daumery Actress, Lady Windermere's Fan
12. Henry De Vere Stacpoole Henry De Vere Stacpoole Writer, The Blue Lagoon A ship's surgeon for more than forty years, Stacpoole was an expert on the South Sea islands. His many books contain detailed descriptions of the natural life and civilizations with which he was so at home.
13. E.H. Calvert E.H. Calvert Actor, The Love Parade
14. Edythe Chapman Edythe Chapman Actress, Beyond the Rocks Edythe Chapman was born in Rochester, New York on October 8, 1863. A stage actress who came upon movies late in life, she nonetheless made 97 motion pictures. She was 51 years old when she played in _Richelieu (1914)_. Edythe was one of the busier actresses in the early silent era appearing in as many as nine films a year...
15. Archduke Franz Ferdinand Archduke Franz Ferdinand Self, Review of the Austrian Army Born on December 18, 1863, the eldest son of Archduke Karl-Ludwig von Habsburg and his wife, Princess Annunziata di Borbone, Franz Ferdinand was third in line to the thrown of the Austro-Hungarian Empire upon his birth. After his cousin Crown Prince Rudolf committed suicide in 1889 and his father died in 1896...
16. E.J. Ratcliffe E.J. Ratcliffe Actor, The Black Pirate
17. Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda was a great social reformer and a very inspiring personality of India. Vivekananda was called by the name Narendranath Datta.. He was born in Kolkata on 12 January 1863 to Vishwanath Datta and Bhuvaneshwari Devi. His father was a successful attorney. He used to practice meditation even from his boyhood, and was associated with Brahmo Movement for some time...
18. Al J. Jennings Al J. Jennings Actor, Beating Back
19. W.W. Jacobs W.W. Jacobs Writer, Our Relations
20. Charles Pathé Charles Pathé Producer, La roue
21. Helen Dunbar Helen Dunbar Actress, Fine Manners
22. Anthony Hope Anthony Hope Writer, The Prisoner of Zenda British novelist and playwright Anthony Hope was born Anthony Hope Hawkins on Feb. 9, 1863, in London. His father was the headmaster of the St. Johns Foundation School for the Sons of Poor Clergy. He was educated at Marlborough School and Baliol College, Oxford, obtaining an M.A. with honors in 1885...
23. Harry Todd Harry Todd Actor, Alkali Ike's Auto
24. Gene Stratton-Porter Gene Stratton-Porter Writer, A Girl of the Limberlost Born the daughter of a Methodist minister, Gene was the youngest of 12 children. Gene got her start when she sent bird and animal photographs to "Recreation" magazine. The magazine was so impressed, they asked her to write for them. She also wrote for "Outing" magazine. At this point, she turned to writing fiction.
25. Ferenc Herczeg Ferenc Herczeg Writer, Erotikon
26. Mary Brough Mary Brough Actress, A Sister to Assist 'Er Mary Brough was born Mary Bessie Brough in London in 1863 from a long theatrical family, eldest daughter of well-known stage actor Lionel Brough. Mary made her first professional stage appearance in 1881, her roles varied from the classics to light comedies and popular melodramas at the Drury Lane Theatre...
27. Edvard Munch Edvard Munch Self, Let the Scream Be Heard
28. Pietro Mascagni Pietro Mascagni Soundtrack, Raging Bull
29. Sidney Drew Sidney Drew Actor, A Florida Enchantment His mother claimed he was adopted, perhaps because her husband had been away touring for several years before Sidney's birth and was dead before the great event took place. Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore and John Barrymore, his niece and nephews, insisted he looked too much like "Mummum" to have been anybody else's child...
30. Dick La Reno Dick La Reno Actor, The Blot on the Shield
31. William J. Locke William J. Locke Writer, Ladies in Lavender
32. Max Skladanowsky Max Skladanowsky Director, Das boxende Känguruh
33. Tod B. Galloway Tod B. Galloway Soundtrack, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Composer and songwriter ("The Whiffenpoof Song"), educated at Amherst College (BA, MA). He was a probate judge, then a secretary to the governor of Ohio. During World War I, he was a YMCA entertainer in France. Joining ASCAP in 1933, his other popular-song compositions include "Little Boy Blue", "O Heart of Mine"...
34. Oliver Herford Oliver Herford Writer, The Devil Poet and illustrator Oliver Herford was born in 1863 in Sheffield, England. When Oliver was six his father, a Unitarian minister, was offered a job in the US and moved the family there, first to Boston and later to Chicago. Oliver was educated in England (Lancaster College) and the US (Antioch College in Ohio)...
35. Ricca Allen Ricca Allen Actress, Many a Slip
36. David Lloyd George David Lloyd George Self, The Lord Mayor of London
37. Adele Sandrock Adele Sandrock Actress, Kirschen in Nachbars Garten
38. Moy Ming Moy Ming Actor, Shadow of Chinatown
39. Wilfrid North Wilfrid North Director, Mrs. Dane's Danger London-born Wilfrid North had a long and distinguished career on the stage as an actor, director and manager before joining Vitagraph Pictures in 1913 as a director. Vitagraph placed him at the helm of the films of its reigning comedy star, the portly John Bunny. North acquitted himself well in that position...
40. William A. Brady William A. Brady Miscellaneous Crew, Paying the Price
41. George Hernandez George Hernandez Actor, Goody Goody Jones
42. Lionel d'Aragon Lionel d'Aragon Actor, Then You'll Remember Me
43. John Martin Harvey John Martin Harvey Actor, The Only Way When one thinks of the great English actors who have been knighted, one thinks of Henry Irving, the greatest actor of the middle-to-late Victorian period who became the first thespian to have a sovereign's sword patted on both shoulders in 1895, or the likes of Laurence Olivier(acclaimed as the greatest actor of his generation)...
44. Mattie Witting Mattie Witting Actress, Shoes
45. Sydney Deane Sydney Deane Actor, Melting Millions
46. Louis Couperus Louis Couperus Writer, Eline Vere Dutch novelist Louis Couperus was born in The Hague in 1863. His father was an official in the Dutch government, and when Louis was ten years old his father was appointed to a position in Java, Indonesia (then a Dutch colony known as the Dutch East Indies), and the family moved there. They were there for five years when his father suddenly died...
47. Dan Crimmins Dan Crimmins Actor, White Zombie
48. Arthur Machen Arthur Machen Writer, Skeleton of Mrs. Morales
49. Gabriele D'Annunzio Gabriele D'Annunzio Writer, L'innocente
50. S.D. Wilcox S.D. Wilcox Actor, The Ghost of the Canyon
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