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1. 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)...
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. Maurice Schutz Maurice Schutz Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
5. Brandon Hurst Brandon Hurst Actor, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
6. 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...
7. Frank McGlynn Sr. Frank McGlynn Sr. Actor, Captain Blood
8. Reginald Barlow Reginald Barlow Actor, Bride of Frankenstein
9. George Reed George Reed Actor, The Green Pastures
10. William E. Shay William E. Shay Actor, The Lighthouse Keeper
11. 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...
12. Rosa Gore Rosa Gore Actress, The Cook's Revenge
13. Henry Krauss Henry Krauss Actor, Poil de carotte
14. 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...
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. Lydia Knott Lydia Knott Actress, A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
17. Fred Karno Fred Karno Writer, My Old Duchess
18. Anne Sullivan Anne Sullivan Self, Deliverance
19. Helen Lowell Helen Lowell Actress, Party Wire
20. Henry Carvill Henry Carvill Actor, Guilty of Love
21. Caroline Harris Caroline Harris Actress, The Necklace
22. 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...
23. Oskar Messter Oskar Messter Producer, Edelmut unter Feinden
24. Chief Thunderbird Chief Thunderbird Actor, Annie Oakley
25. Paul Lincke Paul Lincke Soundtrack, Titanic
26. George Barr McCutcheon George Barr McCutcheon Writer, Brewster's Millions
27. 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...
28. Julius Steger Julius Steger Director, Just a Woman
29. Louis Morrison Louis Morrison Actor, Mary's Merry Mix-Up
30. Hiram Johnson Hiram Johnson Self, Governor Johnson of California
31. Charles Willumsen Charles Willumsen Actor, Paradise Lost
32. Mattie Edwards Mattie Edwards Actress, Within Our Gates
33. William H. Brown William H. Brown Actor, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
34. Romain Rolland Romain Rolland Writer, Jean-Christophe
35. Wilfred Buckland Wilfred Buckland Art Director, Robin Hood
36. Elizabeth von Arnim Elizabeth von Arnim Writer, Enchanted April
37. Alfred Allen Alfred Allen Actor, Miss Blossom
38. Bohdan Lachman Bohdan Lachman Actor, A zivot jde dál
39. E. Phillips Oppenheim E. Phillips Oppenheim Writer, The Amazing Adventure
40. Ina Hammer Ina Hammer Actress, Crossed Wires
41. Charles Henry Smith Charles Henry Smith Writer, The General
42. Rudolf Biebrach Rudolf Biebrach Actor, Falsche Scham - Vier Episoden aus dem Leben eines Arztes
43. Jerrold Robertshaw Jerrold Robertshaw Actor, When Boys Leave Home A great classical and modern drama stage Performer from 1890, best remembered for playing the role of 'Don Quixote' on stage and screen, first appearing on film in 'The Girl Who Didn't Care' for the Barker Film Company in 1916 from then on often seen in supporting roles and few starring roles through...
44. Axel Strøm Axel Strøm Actor, Kærlighedens Styrke
45. F.A. Dobson F.A. Dobson Cinematographer, Skyscrapers
46. William Carr William Carr Actor, The Taking of Rattlesnake Bill
47. Jessie Shirley Jessie Shirley Actress, The Man Hater
48. Jacinto Benavente Jacinto Benavente Writer, La Malquerida
49. Robert Leffler Robert Leffler Actor, Im Schatten des Glücks
50. 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.
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