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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. Smith was 30 by the time he embarked upon a career on the stage...
2. 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...
3. 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...
4. Zeffie Tilbury Zeffie Tilbury Actress, The Grapes of Wrath
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. Archduke Franz Ferdinand Archduke Franz Ferdinand Uncategorised 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...
7. 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...
8. Henry Ford Henry Ford Self, Til Vesterheimen
9. Gustav von Seyffertitz Gustav von Seyffertitz Actor, Shanghai Express
10. E.H. Calvert E.H. Calvert Actor, The Crimson Wing
11. 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.
12. W.W. Jacobs W.W. Jacobs Writer, Our Relations
13. 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...
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. Pietro Mascagni Pietro Mascagni Soundtrack, Raging Bull
16. Harry Beresford Harry Beresford Actor, David Copperfield Hollywood supporting player of the 30's.
17. William Humphrey William Humphrey Actor, Husks 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.
18. Gabriele D'Annunzio Gabriele D'Annunzio Writer, L'innocente
19. Al J. Jennings Al J. Jennings Actor, Beating Back
20. Carrie Daumery Carrie Daumery Actress, Lady Windermere's Fan
21. 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...
22. Aleko Konstantinov Aleko Konstantinov Writer, Bay Ganyo tragna po Evropa Konstantinov spent most of his youth in Russia. Studied law at Odessa University and graduated in 1885, after which he returned to Bulgaria (which had become an independent state by then) to work at the Sofia Law Court. In 1893 he travelled to the United States and wrote the journal To Chicago and Back...
23. Adele Sandrock Adele Sandrock Actress, Kirschen in Nachbars Garten
24. Harry Todd Harry Todd Actor, Alkali Ike's Auto
25. Charles Pathé Charles Pathé Producer, The Wheel
26. William A. Brady William A. Brady Miscellaneous Crew, Paying the Price
27. Edvard Munch Edvard Munch Self, Let the Scream Be Heard
28. Moy Ming Moy Ming Actor, Shadow of Chinatown
29. Ricca Allen Ricca Allen Actress, Many a Slip
30. Dick La Reno Dick La Reno Actor, The Desert Scout
31. David Lloyd George David Lloyd George Self, The Lord Mayor of London
32. Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda Uncategorised 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...
33. Arthur Machen Arthur Machen Writer, Skeleton of Mrs. Morales
34. Max Skladanowsky Max Skladanowsky Director, Das boxende Känguruh
35. 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.
36. William J. Locke William J. Locke Writer, Ladies in Lavender
37. Helen Dunbar Helen Dunbar Actress, Fine Manners
38. Géza Gárdonyi Géza Gárdonyi Writer, Stars of Eger
39. Anita Hendrie Anita Hendrie Actress, The Golden Louis American actress Anita Hendrie was born in Philadelphia in 1864 to physician William Scott Hendrie and M. Louise Morton. She began working in the theatre from the 1880's. Anita was a wonderful dark haired lady who appeared in at least 70 silent drama films often playing maids, mothers or wives under the direction of D.W...
40. Ole Olsen Ole Olsen Director, Christian IXS bisættelse
41. Bob Fitzsimmons Bob Fitzsimmons Self, The Corbett-Fitzsimmons Fight
42. 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)...
43. Dwijendralal Roy Dwijendralal Roy Writer, Mathru Bhoomi
44. E.J. Ratcliffe E.J. Ratcliffe Actor, The Black Pirate
45. Sydney Deane Sydney Deane Actor, Melting Millions
46. Henry Vibart Henry Vibart Actor, Weavers of Fortune
47. Dan Crimmins Dan Crimmins Actor, White Zombie
48. 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)...
49. 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...
50. George Bickel George Bickel Actor, Sound Your 'A'
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