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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. George Barbier George Barbier Actor, Yankee Doodle Dandy Barbier was educated for the ministry before going to work on the stage. He appeared on Broadway in such successes as "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Man Who Came Back," among others. He signed a contract with Paramount Pictures in 1929 and later worked as an actor for most of the major studios.
4. Otis Harlan Otis Harlan Actor, A Midsummer Night's Dream
5. King George V King George V Self, Incidents of the Durbar at Delhi
6. Jeanne d'Alcy Jeanne d'Alcy Actress, Bluebeard
7. 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).
8. Mrs. Patrick Campbell Mrs. Patrick Campbell Actress, The Money Moon
9. William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats Writer, Dancing at Lughnasa
10. Jean Sibelius Jean Sibelius Soundtrack, Die Hard 2
11. A.E.W. Mason A.E.W. Mason Writer, The Four Feathers
12. 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...
13. Warren G. Harding Warren G. Harding Self, Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding
14. Charles Richman Charles Richman Actor, Dark Victory
15. Harry Lonsdale Harry Lonsdale Actor, When Woman Hates
16. Edward McWade Edward McWade Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
17. Clarence Geldart Clarence Geldart Actor, A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
18. Albert Bras Albert Bras Actor, Vampyr
19. Arnold Lucy Arnold Lucy Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
20. 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...
21. Baroness Emmuska Orczy Baroness Emmuska Orczy Writer, The Scarlet Pimpernel
22. Yvette Guilbert Yvette Guilbert Actress, Faust
23. Margaret Fealy Margaret Fealy Actress, Mad Youth
24. Horace Hodges Horace Hodges Actor, Jamaica Inn
25. Burr Caruth Burr Caruth Actor, New Frontier
26. Rudolf Lettinger Rudolf Lettinger Actor, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
27. Hedwig Lachmann Hedwig Lachmann Writer, Salome
28. Emmett King Emmett King Actor, God of Mankind
29. 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...
30. George C. Pearce George C. Pearce Actor, Brute Force
31. Fay Templeton Fay Templeton Self, The March of Time
32. 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...
33. Fuller Mellish Fuller Mellish Actor, A Royal Family
34. Francis Powers Francis Powers Director, Sea Mates
35. J. Fisher White J. Fisher White Actor, Owd Bob
36. Fred Walton Fred Walton Actor, The Hall-Room Boys
37. Karel Schleichert Karel Schleichert Actor, Erotikon
38. Eduardo Di Capua Eduardo Di Capua Soundtrack, The Hangover
39. John E. Brennan John E. Brennan Actor, Wanted: An Heir Jolly, bald, over-weight comedian John E. Brennan born in Massachusetts in 1865. Became popular on vaudeville in the 1890's. One of the most well-known silent comedy stars of the early 1910's, began his film career with the Kalem Film Company in 1912 when he starred in 'The Pasadena Peach' he was often teamed with actress Ruth Roland until 1915...
40. Annie Jones Annie Jones Self, Freaks Uncensored!
41. Charles Henry Smith Charles Henry Smith Writer, The General
42. Templar Saxe Templar Saxe Actor, A Disciple of Plato
43. Aleksandr Glazunov Aleksandr Glazunov Soundtrack, The Company
44. Alfred Bastýr Alfred Bastýr Actor, Príchozí z temnot
45. 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...
46. Harold Entwistle Harold Entwistle Actor, Miss Robinson Crusoe
47. Junie McCree Junie McCree Soundtrack, Enigma
48. 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...
49. Franklin Ritchie Franklin Ritchie Actor, The Undertow
50. Hermann Picha Hermann Picha Actor, Tartuffe
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