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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. Beatrix Potter Beatrix Potter Writer, Tales of Beatrix Potter
5. Frank McGlynn Sr. Frank McGlynn Sr. Actor, Captain Blood Gaunt-looking US character actor, best remembered for his many portrayals in 30's and 40's historical films of US President (1861-65) Abraham Lincoln.
6. Reginald Barlow Reginald Barlow Actor, Bride of Frankenstein
7. 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...
8. 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...
9. Maurice Schutz Maurice Schutz Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
10. Butch Cassidy Butch Cassidy Uncategorised 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...
11. Brandon Hurst Brandon Hurst Actor, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Supporting player in US silents and talkies for three decades from 1915.
12. James J. Corbett James J. Corbett Self, 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...
13. George Reed George Reed Actor, The Green Pastures
14. Charles Rock Charles Rock Actor, A Christmas Carol
15. Helen Lowell Helen Lowell Actress, Party Wire
16. George Barr McCutcheon George Barr McCutcheon Writer, Brewster's Millions
17. William Carr William Carr Actor, The Taking of Rattlesnake Bill
18. 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...
19. Henry Krauss Henry Krauss Actor, Poil de carotte
20. Elizabeth von Arnim Elizabeth von Arnim Writer, Enchanted April
21. Lydia Knott Lydia Knott Actress, A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
22. Fred Karno Fred Karno Writer, Early Birds
23. Chief Thunderbird Chief Thunderbird Actor, Annie Oakley
24. Ed Lawrence Ed Lawrence Actor, An Expensive Visit
25. Romain Rolland Romain Rolland Writer, Jean-Christophe
26. Henry Carvill Henry Carvill Actor, Guilty of Love
27. Anne Sullivan Anne Sullivan Self, Deliverance
28. Rosa Gore Rosa Gore Actress, The Cook's Revenge
29. Josef Jarno Josef Jarno Writer, Der lustige Witwer
30. 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...
31. Rudolf Biebrach Rudolf Biebrach Actor, Falsche Scham - Vier Episoden aus dem Leben eines Arztes
32. Robert Leffler Robert Leffler Actor, Im Schatten des Glücks
33. Zenaide Williams Zenaide Williams Actress, Help! Help!
34. William H. Brown William H. Brown Actor, Hoodoo Ann
35. Tom Leamore Tom Leamore Soundtrack, A Little of What You Fancy
36. Jacinto Benavente Jacinto Benavente Writer, Los intereses creados
37. E.W. Hornung E.W. Hornung Writer, Raffles
38. E. Phillips Oppenheim E. Phillips Oppenheim Writer, The Amazing Adventure
39. Wilfred Buckland Wilfred Buckland Art Director, Robin Hood
40. Gopal Krishna Gokhale Gopal Krishna Gokhale Self, Gopal Krishna Indian politician and social reformer. Born in Kotluk, Bombay, in 1866, he became Professor of History at Fergusson College, Poona, resigning in 1904, when he was selected representative of the Bombay legislative council at the supreme council. He founded the Servants of India Society in 1905 to work for the relief of the underprivileged...
41. Tom Reynolds Tom Reynolds Actor, Bindle at the Party
42. Ramón del Valle-Inclán Ramón del Valle-Inclán Writer, Divinas palabras
43. George Pierce Baker George Pierce Baker Writer, The Eve of the Revolution
44. Peter Elfelt Peter Elfelt Director, Kørsel med grønlandske hunde
45. Ferruccio Busoni Ferruccio Busoni Soundtrack, Amour
46. Carlos Arniches Carlos Arniches Writer, Main Street
47. Alfred Allen Alfred Allen Actor, Miss Blossom
48. Hilda Pihlajamäki Hilda Pihlajamäki Actress, Aila, Pohjolan tytär
49. 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...
50. Oskar Messter Oskar Messter Producer, Edelmut unter Feinden
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