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1. H.G. Wells H.G. Wells Writer, War of the Worlds H.G. Wells, born in the London suburb of Bromley in 1866, began his literary career in earnest in 1895 with the publication of his first novel, "The Time Machine." Until this first success his life had been a patchwork of unsatisfactory drapery and chemist apprenticeships that were interrupted by stints as a teacher's assistant...
2. 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...
3. Erik Satie Erik Satie Soundtrack, Hugo
4. Brandon Hurst Brandon Hurst Actor, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
5. Helen Lowell Helen Lowell Actress, Party Wire
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. Frank McGlynn Sr. Frank McGlynn Sr. Actor, Captain Blood
8. Maurice Schutz Maurice Schutz Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
9. Anne Sullivan Anne Sullivan Self, Deliverance
10. George Reed George Reed Actor, The Green Pastures
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. William E. Shay William E. Shay Actor, The Lighthouse Keeper
14. George Barr McCutcheon George Barr McCutcheon Writer, Brewster's Millions
15. 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...
16. Reginald Barlow Reginald Barlow Actor, Bride of Frankenstein
17. Achille Vitti Achille Vitti Actor, Giovanni Episcopo
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. Sidney De Gray Sidney De Gray Actor, The Mark of Zorro
21. Henry Krauss Henry Krauss Actor, Poil de carotte
22. Rosa Gore Rosa Gore Actress, The Cook's Revenge
23. Chief Thunderbird Chief Thunderbird Actor, Annie Oakley
24. 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...
25. August Tollaire August Tollaire Actor, What Price Glory
26. Charles Wilken Charles Wilken Actor, Glade dage
27. Maria P. Williams Maria P. Williams Director, Flames of Wrath Maria P. Williams was a Kansas City schoolteacher who entered the political arena in the 1890s as a lecturer who traveled through the state of Kansas giving speeches for political candidates and delivering lectures on the "topics of the day." From 1891 to 1894, she was editor-in-chief of a weekly newspaper in Kansas City...
28. Lydia Knott Lydia Knott Actress, A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
29. Fred Karno Fred Karno Writer, Early Birds
30. Macklyn Arbuckle Macklyn Arbuckle Actor, Janice Meredith
31. E.W. Hornung E.W. Hornung Writer, Raffles
32. E. Phillips Oppenheim E. Phillips Oppenheim Writer, The Amazing Adventure
33. William Carr William Carr Actor, The Taking of Rattlesnake Bill
34. Ed Lawrence Ed Lawrence Actor, An Expensive Visit
35. Elizabeth von Arnim Elizabeth von Arnim Writer, Enchanted April
36. Mattie Edwards Mattie Edwards Actress, Within Our Gates
37. Caroline Harris Caroline Harris Actress, The Necklace
38. 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...
39. Charles Rock Charles Rock Actor, A Christmas Carol
40. Julius Steger Julius Steger Director, Just a Woman
41. Louis Morrison Louis Morrison Actor, Mary's Merry Mix-Up
42. Hedwig Pauly-Winterstein Hedwig Pauly-Winterstein Actress, Anna Boleyn
43. Oskar Messter Oskar Messter Producer, Edelmut unter Feinden
44. Kate Rorke Kate Rorke Actress, Everybody's Business
45. Tristan Bernard Tristan Bernard Writer, Le théâtre de Tristan Bernard
46. F.A. Dobson F.A. Dobson Cinematographer, Skyscrapers
47. George Bellamy George Bellamy Actor, Houp-La!
48. Hermann Löns Hermann Löns Writer, Wenn die Heide blüht
49. Vincent Serrano Vincent Serrano Actor, A Modern Monte Cristo
50. Francesco Cilea Francesco Cilea Soundtrack, Philadelphia
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