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1. Erik Satie Erik Satie Soundtrack, Hugo
2. H.G. Wells H.G. Wells Writer, War of the Worlds Writer, born in Bromley, Kent. He was apprenticed to a draper, tried teaching, studied biology in London, then made his mark in journalism and literature. He played a vital part in disseminating the progressive ideas which characterized the first part of the 20th-c. He achieved fame with scientific fantasies such as The Time Machine (1895) and War of the Worlds (1898)...
3. Harry Davenport Harry Davenport Actor, Gone with the Wind Character fame on film came quite late for long-time stage actor Harry Davenport at age 70, but he made up for lost time in very quick fashion with well over a hundred film roles registered from the advent of sound to the time of his death in 1949. Beloved for his twinkle-eyed avuncular and/or grandfatherly types in both comedy and drama...
4. Frank McGlynn Sr. Frank McGlynn Sr. Actor, Captain Blood
5. George Reed George Reed Actor, The Green Pastures
6. Josef Swickard Josef Swickard Actor, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse A veteran stage and screen actor, Swickard was the brother of actor Charles Swickard. He entered films in 1912 and was playing supporting roles for Mack Sennett by 1914. He remained with Sennett until 1917 when he started numerous aristocratic roles in films. His career in sound films was somewhat limited and he played in low-budget and action serial type films...
7. Maurice Schutz Maurice Schutz Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
8. Beatrix Potter Beatrix Potter Writer, Tales of Beatrix Potter Beatrix Potter was an English writer, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist. She is famous for writing children's books with animal characters such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Potter was born in Kensington, London. Her family was quite rich. She was educated by governesses. She did not have many friends...
9. John R. Cumpson John R. Cumpson Actor, The Joneses Have Amateur Theatricals John R Cumpson was born in Buffalo, New York, one of the youngest in a large family. His father was a blacksmith. In 1887, John R Cumpson was listed in a Buffalo City Directory as a bank clerk, and in the 1890 census as a bookkeeper. He apparently soon set aside ledgers and took up a career in acting...
10. James J. Corbett James J. Corbett Writer, James J. Corbett; or, How Championships Are Won and Lost Considered the originator of modern boxing, Corbett became world heavyweight champ in one of the biggest upsets ever when he embarrassed the 30 pound heavier legend John L. Sullivan (1892). The handsome San Francisco bank clerk immediately had a play written for him ("Gentleman Jack"), and crossed the U.S...
11. Brandon Hurst Brandon Hurst Actor, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
12. Wassily Kandinsky Wassily Kandinsky Art Department, Aale Tynni tarinain lähteellä Wassily Kandinsky, a lawyer turned artist, belongs in the Pantheon of the 20th century artists alongside Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse. He was born Wassily (Vasili Vasilevich) Kandinsky on December 16, 1866, in Moscow, Russia. His father, Vasili Silvesterovich Kandinsky, was a successful Russian businessman...
13. Caroline Harris Caroline Harris Actress, The Necklace
14. Helen Lowell Helen Lowell Actress, Party Wire
15. Ramón del Valle-Inclán Ramón del Valle-Inclán Writer, L'amore
16. Anne Sullivan Anne Sullivan Self, Deliverance
17. George Barr McCutcheon George Barr McCutcheon Writer, Brewster's Millions
18. Fred Karno Fred Karno Writer, Early Birds
19. Reginald Barlow Reginald Barlow Actor, Bride of Frankenstein
20. Butch Cassidy Butch Cassidy Born Robert Leroy Parker in Beaver, Utah, in 1866, the outlaw later to become famous as Butch Cassidy (he took the name Butch because he was once a butcher and the name Cassidy in honor of a local rancher who had befriended him as a youth) started his criminal career at an early age, stealing livestock when he was just a teenager...
21. Henry Krauss Henry Krauss Actor, Poil de carotte
22. William E. Shay William E. Shay Actor, The Lighthouse Keeper
23. Chief Thunderbird Chief Thunderbird Actor, Annie Oakley
24. E.W. Hornung E.W. Hornung Writer, Raffles
25. Tristan Bernard Tristan Bernard Writer, Le théâtre de Tristan Bernard
26. Max Figman Max Figman Actor, Jack Chanty Max Figman, a veteran actor, whose last important Broadway role was that of Louis XV in "The Dubarry" on stage in 1932. Starting his career under Augustin Daly, and later under the management of Charles Frohman was a member of the old Madison Square Garden Stock Company. For seven years he was leading man and stage director with Mrs.Fiske...
27. Yat-sen Sun Yat-sen Sun Self, Fan dui zhe Chen Du Xiu 1879-1942 Yat-sen Sun was born on November 12, 1866 in Hsiang-shan, Kwangtung Province, China. He was married to Ching-Ling Soong and Lu Mu-chen. He died on March 12, 1925 in Peking, China. Sun was survived by his first and second wives, a daughter, and a son, Sun Fo. His first marriage, at the age of 18, to Lu Mu-chen (1867-1952) had been traditionally arranged...
28. Alfred Allen Alfred Allen Actor, Miss Blossom
29. Edith Ellis Edith Ellis Writer, The Easiest Way Edith Ellis was born in Coldwater, Michigan, to Edward C Ellis, playwright and actor, and Ruth McCarty Ellis, an actress. She claimed she was born to the stage, her first part was at age 6, and by 10 she was a star. Two plays were written for her before she was 12 years old. Several times she was head of her own stock companies...
30. Achille Vitti Achille Vitti Actor, Giovanni Episcopo
31. Elizabeth von Arnim Elizabeth von Arnim Writer, Enchanted April
32. F.A. Dobson F.A. Dobson Cinematographer, Skyscrapers
33. Sidney De Gray Sidney De Gray Actor, The Mark of Zorro
34. Charles Rock Charles Rock Actor, A Christmas Carol
35. Wilfred Buckland Wilfred Buckland Art Director, Robin Hood
36. Paul Lincke Paul Lincke Soundtrack, Titanic
37. George Ade George Ade Writer, Marse Covington American writer, newspaper columnist, and playwright George Ade was first and foremost a self described Hoosier. Ade was born in Kentland, Indiana, one of seven children raised by John and Adaline Ade. While attending Purdue University, he met and started a lifelong friendship with cartoonist and Sigma Chi brother John T...
38. Macklyn Arbuckle Macklyn Arbuckle Actor, Janice Meredith
39. Robert Leffler Robert Leffler Actor, Im Schatten des Glücks
40. Charles Henry Smith Charles Henry Smith Writer, The General
41. Oskar Messter Oskar Messter Producer, Edelmut unter Feinden
42. Paul Ernst Paul Ernst Writer, Kid Dynamite
43. Tom Gallon Tom Gallon Writer, As He Was Born An English, Victorian Era author, he was considered a second-rate Charles Dickens imitator by the critics of the times.
44. E. Phillips Oppenheim E. Phillips Oppenheim Writer, The Amazing Adventure
45. George Felix George Felix Actor, Felix on the Job
46. Ed Lawrence Ed Lawrence Actor, An Expensive Visit
47. Julius Steger Julius Steger Director, Just a Woman
48. Hermann Löns Hermann Löns Writer, Wenn die Heide blüht
49. George Broadhurst George Broadhurst Writer, What Happened to Jones
50. Rudolf Biebrach Rudolf Biebrach Actor, Falsche Scham - Vier Episoden aus dem Leben eines Arztes
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