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1. Marie Dressler Marie Dressler Actress, Dinner at Eight Once you saw her, you would not forget her. Despite her age and weight, she became one of the top box office draws of the sound era. She was 14 when she joined a theater group and she went on to work on stage and in light opera. By 1892, she was on Broadway and she later became a star comedienne on the vaudeville circuit...
2. George Arliss George Arliss Actor, Disraeli One of the oldest actors on the screen in the 1920s and 1930s, George Arliss starred on the London stage from an early age. He came to the United States and starred in several films, but it was his role as British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli in Disraeli that brought him his greatest success.
3. Bud Ross Bud Ross Actor, Yukon Jake
4. C.V. France C.V. France Actor, The Skin Game
5. Gaston Leroux Gaston Leroux Writer, The Phantom of the Opera A native of Paris, France, a poet, journalist and novelist, Gaston Leroux is known for his many creative horror stories, including "Rouilable", "The Haunted Chair" and "The Wax Mask", but is probably best known for his work "The Phantom of the Opera", which became Leroux's prize possession. He wrote...
6. Henry Bergman Henry Bergman Actor, Modern Times
7. Snitz Edwards Snitz Edwards Actor, The Thief of Bagdad Snitz Edwards was born Edward Neumann in Hungary. Married first wife in 1889 and was divorced some time later. Although he was almost 20 years older than his wife, Edwards married Eleanor Taylor, an actress from Boston, in 1906. They had three children, Cricket (b. 1906), Evelyn (b. 1914) and Marian (b...
8. Edgar Norton Edgar Norton Actor, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
9. Scott Joplin Scott Joplin Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Scott Joplin was a black American composer and pianist known as the "King of Ragtime" at the turn of the 20th century. Studying piano with teachers near his childhood home, Joplin traveled through the Midwest from the mid-1880s, performing at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. Settling in Sedalia...
10. Patty S. Hill Patty S. Hill Soundtrack, Batman Begins
11. J.C. Nugent J.C. Nugent Actor, Wise Girls
12. Eugenie Besserer Eugenie Besserer Actress, The Jazz Singer Eugenie Besserer was born in Watertown, New York on Christmas Day of 1868. She was largely a silent film actress who made her debut in 1910's silent version of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. She was 42 at the time. For the most part Eugenie was a character actress, much in demand for filling in roles. Because of her willingness to take just about any role...
13. Tsar Nicholas II Tsar Nicholas II Self, Scene from the Coronation of the Czar of Russia Czar Nicholas II of Russia was crowned in 1894, and was the last Emperor of Russia. He was born on 19 May, 1868, the first child of Tsarevitch Aleksandr III and his wife, Maria Fyodorovna. He was christened His Imperial Highness Nicholas Aleksandrovitch Romanov, Grand Duke of Russia. He was followed by three brothers and two sisters: Grand Duke Aleksandr (1869-1870)...
14. Joseph Cawthorn Joseph Cawthorn Actor, White Zombie Cawthorn made his stage debut in 1872 at the age of four. At nine, he went to England and played in music halls for four years. In 1898, Cawthorn made his debut on Broadway and carried on a successful career for some twenty-five years. Moving to Hollywood in 1927, he began a career as a character actor...
15. Al Shean Al Shean Actor, San Francisco
16. Flora Disney Flora Disney
17. Maxim Gorky Maxim Gorky Writer, The Lower Depths Maksim Gorky is a pseudonym of Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov, who was born into a poor Russian family in Nizhnii Novgorod on Volga river. Gorky lost his father at an early age, he was beaten by his stepfather and became an orphan at age 9, when his mother died. He was brought up by his grandmother, who helped his development as a storyteller...
18. D.J. Williams D.J. Williams Actor, Maria Marten, or The Murder in the Red Barn
19. Margaret Mann Margaret Mann Actress, Four Sons
20. Edmond Rostand Edmond Rostand Writer, Cyrano de Bergerac Edmund Rostand was a prominent French playwright and poet. Rostand, who was born in Marseille on 1 April, 1868, the son of the distinguished economist Eugene Rostand (1843-1915), first achieved success in Paris at the age of twenty with his vaudeville sketch 'Le Gant Rouge". A collection of poems in 1890 entitled "Les Musardises"...
21. Robert Edeson Robert Edeson Actor, The King of Kings A noted stage actor at the turn of the 20th century, Robert Edeson began his film career working with Cecil B. DeMille on The Call of the North, then moved on to Vitagraph where he remained for the rest of the teens. In the 1920s he returned to work for De Mille, playing the man-of-the-world type roles. Married to actress Mary Newcomb, Edeson died of heart failure.
22. Hedwig Bleibtreu Hedwig Bleibtreu Actress, The Third Man
23. Romaine Fielding Romaine Fielding Actor, The Rattlesnake
24. Edward S. Curtis Edward S. Curtis Director, In the Land of the Head Hunters
25. Edwin McKim Edwin McKim Director, The Butler
26. Maude Turner Gordon Maude Turner Gordon Actress, Sally Maude appeared in a number of Broadway productions from 1908 1925 including: "Glorious Betsy," "The American Maid," "A Full House" with Hugh Cameron and Ralph Morgan, "Elsie" and "Big Boy" with Al Jolson, Minnie Dupree and Colin Campbell. She also appeared on the stage with Marilyn Miller in her smash hit...
27. Fred Gamble Fred Gamble Actor, Her Younger Sister
28. Eleanor H. Porter Eleanor H. Porter Writer, Pollyanna
29. Maurits Binger Maurits Binger Director, A Carmen of the North
30. W.E.B. Du Bois W.E.B. Du Bois
31. Otto Lagoni Otto Lagoni Actor, Who Is She?
32. Maxine Elliott Maxine Elliott Actress, A Doll for the Baby Quit acting career during World War I, to outfit & staff a barge as a floating hospital, to nurse wounded soldiers in France. Boyfriends as a young actress included Baseball Hall of Famer John Montgomery Ward & heavyweight champ/actor Gentleman James J. Corbett. Elliott was named as co-respondent in Ward's divorce from famed actress Helen Dauvray...
33. Juventino Rosas Juventino Rosas Soundtrack, Pitch Perfect
34. Blanche Cornwall Blanche Cornwall Actress, Falling Leaves
35. William 'Big Bill' Thompson William 'Big Bill' Thompson Self, Is Your Daughter Safe?
36. Rhody Hathaway Rhody Hathaway Actor, Not a Drum Was Heard
37. Paul Everton Paul Everton Actor, The Life of Emile Zola
38. Claude Anet Claude Anet Writer, Love in the Afternoon
39. Marcia Harris Marcia Harris Actress, Orphans of the Storm
40. Marie Belloc Lowndes Marie Belloc Lowndes Writer, The Lodger
41. John Edwards John Edwards Actor, The Rival Queens
42. Mrs. Tom Ricketts Mrs. Tom Ricketts Actress, The Unknown Model
43. Magnus Hirschfeld Magnus Hirschfeld Actor, Anders als die Andern
44. Marta Golden Marta Golden Actress, A Janitor's Wife's Temptation
45. Robert S. Abbott Robert S. Abbott Actor, The Millionaire
46. William Barker William Barker Cinematographer, Henry VIII
47. Lillian Hayward Lillian Hayward Actress, A Pair of Boots
48. Lillian Lawrence Lillian Lawrence Actress, Three Ages
49. George D. Baker George D. Baker Director, Heliotrope A former newspaper writer and cartoonist, George D. Baker joined Vitagraph in 1913 as a director, and was the main director for the films of the studio's popular comedian John Bunny--of Bunny's 43 comedies at Vitagraph, Baker made 39 of them. Bunny left Vitagraph to return to the stage, and Vitagraph put Baker to work with comedian Jay Dwiggins...
50. Gustav Meyrink Gustav Meyrink Writer, Golem
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