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1. Dame May Whitty Dame May Whitty Actress, The Lady Vanishes Born Mary Whitty on June 19, 1865 to a Liverpool newspaper editor and his wife, she became known as May Whitty to the world. She first stepped on the London stage in 1882. She worked as an understudy at the St. James Theatre, and then, began playing leading roles when she joined a traveling stock company...
2. Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling Writer, The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, the son of John Lockwood Kipling, a museum director and author and illustrator. This was at the height of the "British Raj", so he was brought up by Indian nurses ("ayahs"), who taught him something of the beliefs and tongues of India. He was sent "home" to England at the age of six to live with a foster mother...
3. Otis Harlan Otis Harlan Actor, A Midsummer Night's Dream Hollywood character actor of silents and talkies through the year he died.
4. Edward McWade Edward McWade Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
5. Paul Dukas Paul Dukas Soundtrack, The Sorcerer's Apprentice Paul Abraham Dukas was born on October 1, 1865 into a Jewish family in Paris, France. He studied music at the Paris Conservatoire, where his teachers were Theodore Dubois, César Franck, and 'Ernest Guiraud'. He met Claude Debussy while both were students at the Paris Conservatoire and they remained life-long friends...
6. King George V King George V Self, Cambridgeshire Race Meet
7. Jeanne d'Alcy Jeanne d'Alcy Actress, Bluebeard
8. Charles Ogle Charles Ogle Actor, A Christmas Carol The son of a minister from Ohio, Charles Stanton Ogle became a prolific character actor from stage and screen. Mostly cast in commanding roles in silents. Per haps most memorable as the screen's very first Frankenstein monster in Thomas Alva Edison's silent version Frankenstein (1910).
9. Jean Sibelius Jean Sibelius Soundtrack, Die Hard 2
10. Clarence Geldart Clarence Geldart Actor, A Woman of Paris
11. Arnold Lucy Arnold Lucy Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
12. A.E.W. Mason A.E.W. Mason Writer, The Four Feathers
13. Albert Bras Albert Bras Actor, Vampyr
14. George Nash George Nash Actor, The Jungle
15. Mrs. Patrick Campbell Mrs. Patrick Campbell Actress, The Money Moon
16. Baroness Emmuska Orczy Baroness Emmuska Orczy Writer, The Scarlet Pimpernel
17. Sidney Lawford Sidney Lawford Actor, The Picture of Dorian Gray Sir Sidney Turing Lawford, K.C.B. was an English military officer who rose to the rank of Lieutenant General, third highest after Field Marshal and General, primarily remembered as the father of the Anglo-American actor Peter Lawford, who was the brother-in-law of the President of the United States...
18. Eric Mayne Eric Mayne Actor, Dr. Jack Dublin-born Eric Mayne was educated at Westminster and Durham in England and spent almost thirty years on the stage in both London and his native Ireland. He had a penchant for Shakespearean roles and in later years lectured in Shakespeare at the Los Angeles University College. Mayne, with his imposing six-foot frame and beard...
19. William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats Writer, Dancing at Lughnasa
20. Harold Entwistle Harold Entwistle Actor, Miss Robinson Crusoe
21. Victory Bateman Victory Bateman Actress, A Slave of Corruption
22. Mollie McConnell Mollie McConnell Actress, His Old-Fashioned Dad
23. Charles Henry Smith Charles Henry Smith Writer, The General
24. Robert W. Chambers Robert W. Chambers Writer, America Robert William Chambers, one of the more prolific and popular American authors of late nineteenth and early twentieth century, was born on 26 May, 1865 in Brooklyn to a prominent New York family. After graduating from Yale, Chambers studied art for seven years at The Académie Julian in Paris. By the time he was in his mid-twenties Chambers was already exhibiting his art at salons in Paris...
25. Burr Caruth Burr Caruth Actor, New Frontier
26. Warren G. Harding Warren G. Harding Self, Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding
27. James Welch James Welch Actor, The New Clown
28. Yvette Guilbert Yvette Guilbert Actress, Faust
29. Clyde Fitch Clyde Fitch Writer, Beau Brummell Born into an upper-class family in Elmira, NY, the son of an army officer and an indulging socialite, Clyde Fitch would become the first major American playwright, ending European-sourced dominance of the American stage (somewhat ironic, seeing that many of his plays were set abroad). His career would barely span 20 years...
30. Margaret Fealy Margaret Fealy Actress, Mad Youth
31. Alexander Glazunov Alexander Glazunov Art Department, The Winter's Tale
32. Charles Richman Charles Richman Actor, Dark Victory
33. George C. Pearce George C. Pearce Actor, The Pointed Finger
34. Raymond Hitchcock Raymond Hitchcock Actor, The Tired Business Man
35. Emmett King Emmett King Actor, God of Mankind
36. Francis Powers Francis Powers Director, Sea Mates
37. George Neville George Neville Actor, Way Down East
38. Robert Cummings Robert Cummings Actor, Alias Jimmy Valentine Highly distinguished Broadway stage and film performer Robert Cummings born in Massachusetts in 1865. Began in stock company theatres from the 1880's. Intelligent, strong personality character and supporting star who appeared in at least 34 drama, crime and comedy movies, making his film debut as Connor in George Irving's 'The Jungle' starring George Nash for the All Star Feature Co in 1914...
39. Edwin Thanhouser Edwin Thanhouser Producer, The Evidence of the Film Baltimore-born Edwin Thanhouser got into "show business" as an actor in a traveling repertory company. He eventually formed his own acting companies and took them on the road, too. He also managed a successful theater company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and eventually moved to Chicago and leased a theater there...
40. Howard Crampton Howard Crampton Actor, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
41. Fay Templeton Fay Templeton Self, The March of Time
42. Paul Gavault Paul Gavault Writer, The Chocolate Girl
43. Jean Coquelin Jean Coquelin Actor, L'abbé Constantin
44. Barry O'Neil Barry O'Neil Director, The Winter's Tale
45. Lincoln J. Carter Lincoln J. Carter Writer, Arizona Express
46. Abel Tarride Abel Tarride Actor, The Yellow Dog
47. Carl Nielsen Carl Nielsen Soundtrack, At kende sandheden
48. Gyula Gál Gyula Gál Actor, Alraune He was one of the great actors of the era depicting characters. From 1901 to 1939 he was a teacher at the School for Dramatic Arts, a pedagogue with great ability. He wrote theatre plays (Leszámolás, Arad, 1917) and opera librettos (Vezeklõk, Bp., 1894). He filmed in the period of the silent picture...
49. C.M.S. McLellan C.M.S. McLellan Writer, The Belle of New York
50. Hermann Picha Hermann Picha Actor, Tartuffe
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