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1. Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. Miscellaneous Crew, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Florenz Ziegfeld was one of the greatest Broadway impresarios of all time. His greatest productions were the annual Ziegfeld Follies, running from 1907 up to the early 30s. A few of his other successful musical stage productions like "Sally" with Marilyn Miller were made into film musicals in the early talkie-era.
2. Lionel Belmore Lionel Belmore Actor, Frankenstein
3. Queen Mary Queen Mary Self, Incidents of the Durbar at Delhi Queen Mary was born Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes Mary in Kensington Palace on May 26, 1867 to Duke Francis and Duchess Mary of Teck. Young Mary was the great-granddaughter of George III and a second cousin to Queen Victoria. She and her family lived a quiet life in England...
4. Hobart Bosworth Hobart Bosworth Actor, The Big Parade Hobart Bosworth--pioneering movie director, writer, producer and actor--was born Hobart Van Zandt Bosworth on August 11, 1867, in Marietta, OH. He was a direct descendant of Miles Standish and John and Priscilla Alden on his father's side and of New York's Van Zandt family, the first Dutch settlers to land in the New World, on his mother's side. Bosworth was always proud of his lineage...
5. Carl Laemmle Carl Laemmle Miscellaneous Crew, Frankenstein Laemmle, the father of Universal Pictures, was reputedly the most good-natured and least neurotic of the studio bosses. After immigrating to America in 1884, he spent the next decade at a series of dead-end jobs, mostly in Chicago, then worked for another 12 years at a dry-goods store in Oshkosh, Wisconsin...
6. Laura Ingalls Wilder Laura Ingalls Wilder Writer, Little House on the Prairie Born Laura Elizabeth Ingalls in Wisconsin in 1867, she spent her childhood as a "pioneer girl, " settling in Wisconsin (twice), Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota by the time she was twelve years old. Her family stayed in South Dakota, or Dakota Territory as it was known, and in 1885...
7. Albert Bassermann Albert Bassermann Actor, Foreign Correspondent Classically-trained actor, former chemist, whose formative years on the stage were spent in Bern (Switzerland) and, from 1909, the Deutsches Theater Berlin under Max Reinhardt's direction. Specialised in Shakespearean roles ('Richard III', 'Hamlet') and was a famous interpreter of the plays of Henrik Ibsen...
8. Flora Finch Flora Finch Actress, A Cure for Pokeritis Flora Finch was born in London, England, on June 17, 1867. After spending time on the legitimate stage, she began to make films, and was one of the early comedy stars of the silent-film era. Her first film was Mrs. Jones Entertains. After making nine more films she began appearing with rotund comic John Bunny...
9. Maria Sklodowska-Curie Maria Sklodowska-Curie
10. Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright Self, The Faye Emerson Show Frank Lloyd Wright was one of America's most famous architects who introduced his concept of "Organic architecture" and designed such landmarks as the Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum of Art. He was born Frank Lincoln Wright on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, USA, into a family of Welsh descent...
11. Joe Keaton Joe Keaton Actor, The General Joe Keaton and wife Myra were grade-Z vaudeville performers in the early 1900s. Their son Buster joined the act when he was only a few months old. The act was a rough-and-tumble one, with Buster being thrown around on stage most of the time. As the years went by, Joe Keaton became an alcoholic, which forced Buster to quit the act by the time he was a teenager...
12. Charles Urban Charles Urban Producer, Combatting the Elements
13. Herbert Prior Herbert Prior Actor, The Violin Maker of Cremona A member of the early Edison Stock Company and of D.W. Griffith's stock company, he later joined the Biograph Company. He appeared a number of times with his wife Mabel, and played in several films during the 1920s, retiring in 1934.
14. Luigi Pirandello Luigi Pirandello Writer, Kaos
15. Arturo Toscanini Arturo Toscanini Self, Hymn of the Nations Arturo Toscanini was the most celebrated conductor of his time, considered by many to be the greatest conductor of the twentieth century. He revolutionized musical interpretation by frequently insisting that his orchestras play the music exactly as written, a highly unusual practice in the nineteenth century...
16. A. Bromley Davenport A. Bromley Davenport Actor, Jamaica Inn The great English character star A. Bromley Davenport born Arthur Henry Bromley-Davenport in Baginton, Warwickshire in 1867, his father was a well-known conservative politician William Bromley Davenport. Arthur was educated at Eton College, Berkshire. He began his acting career on the London stage at the age of 25 years old in 1892 appearing in many popular theatre productions...
17. Alec B. Francis Alec B. Francis Actor, Beyond the Rocks
18. Eugen Sandow Eugen Sandow Self, Ringkämpfer Sandow was already a great admirer of Greek and Roman statues of gladiators and mythical heroes when his father took him to Italy as a boy. By the time he was 19, he was already performing strongman stunts in side shows. The legendary Florenz Ziegfeld saw the young strongman and hired him for his carnival show...
19. William Orlamond William Orlamond Actor, Flesh and the Devil Born into a family of touring actors, Orlamond went to America at the end of the 19th century and started playing comedy roles onscreen for the Lubin Company in Philadelphia in 1912. Toward the end of the decade he joined with Metro and stayed with the company for many years. With the advent of sound...
20. James A. Marcus James A. Marcus Actor, Regeneration
21. Lyn Harding Lyn Harding Actor, Goodbye, Mr. Chips Born in St Brides Wentlooge (now in Gwent), Wales, UK, where he was brought up as a strict Congregationalist and a Welsh speaker. He started his working life as an apprentice draper in Newport, Wales, and was drawn to an acting career after seeing "It's Never Too Late to Mend" at the Old Victoria Hall...
22. George Bunny George Bunny Actor, The Lost World
23. John Galsworthy John Galsworthy Writer, The Forsyte Saga
24. William Bechtel William Bechtel Actor, Spite Marriage
25. J. Gordon Edwards J. Gordon Edwards Director, Cleopatra Began as an actor, then as director and producer at the Suburban Garden Theatre in St. Louis, then at the Academy of Music in New York, where he was hired by William Fox to direct films in 1914. He directed 22 films starring Theda Bara, who called him "the nicest director I ever worked with." His grandson is the director Blake Edwards.
26. Vicente Blasco Ibáñez Vicente Blasco Ibáñez Writer, Blood and Sand
27. Margaret Brown Margaret Brown Margaret Tobin was born on 18 July, 1867, the daughter of Irish immigrants John and Johanna Tobin. Her father had been widowed with one daughter and her mother was widowed with one daughter also. They had 4 more children including Margaret and raised their six children in Hannibal, Missouri. Margaret worked stripping tobacco leaves as a young girl...
28. James Corrigan James Corrigan Actor, Divorce
29. Spottiswoode Aitken Spottiswoode Aitken Actor, The Birth of a Nation
30. Lew Fields Lew Fields Actor, The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
31. Anne Sutherland Anne Sutherland Actress, My Sin
32. Edith Yorke Edith Yorke Actress, City Girl
33. William Burress William Burress Actor, The Little Colonel
34. Joe Weber Joe Weber Actor, The Worst of Friends
35. Mayme Kelso Mayme Kelso Actress, Why Change Your Wife?
36. Paul Weigel Paul Weigel Actor, The Great Dictator
37. Robert Conness Robert Conness Actor, Children Who Labor
38. William H. Post William H. Post Writer, Never Say Die
39. Paul Davidson Paul Davidson Producer, The Golem Davidson worked in the garment trade before founding the Allgemeine Kinematographen-Theater Gesellschaft, Union-Theater für lebende und Tonbilder G.m.B.H. (A.K.T.G.) in Frankfurt am Main on 21 March 1906 and opening a cinema, the Union-Theater (U.T.), in Mannheim, Germany, in June the same year. Three years later on 4 September 1909...
40. Julia Crawford Ivers Julia Crawford Ivers Writer, The Heart of Paula
41. Edwards Davis Edwards Davis Actor, Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
42. William Gillis William Gillis Actor, When Paris Green Saw Red
43. E.F. Benson E.F. Benson Writer, Dead of Night Born the son of the Archbishop of Canterbury, E.F. Benson was a prolific writer of novels, ghost stories and biographies. Best known for the delightful '"Mapp & Lucia"' tales of two genteel ladies and their battles for social status.
44. Louise Lester Louise Lester Actress, Calamity Anne, Detective
45. Jules Greenbaum Jules Greenbaum Producer, Der Andere
46. Mrs. Hal Reid Mrs. Hal Reid Actress, Mothers of Men
47. John W. Bratton John W. Bratton Soundtrack, The 6th Day
48. Gutzon Borglum Gutzon Borglum Self, Natural Wonders of the West
49. Cy Young Cy Young Self, I've Got a Secret
50. Georges Berr Georges Berr Writer, Le million
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