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1. Edward Ellis Edward Ellis Actor, Fury Character actor in films, often portraying strident types, he is best remembered cast as "The Thin Man" (actually, "Wynant") of the hit 1934 MGM film. He Ellis was active on Broadway as an actor, producer and playwright from 1905-32 (see "Other Works"). He died in Beverly Hills, CA at age 81 in 1952.
2. Felipa Gómez Felipa Gómez Actress, Key Largo
3. Edwin S. Porter Edwin S. Porter Director, The Whole Dam Family and the Dam Dog In the late 1890s Porter worked as both a projectionist and mechanic, eventually becoming director and cameraman for the Edison Manufacturing Company. Influenced by both the "Brighton school" and the story films of Georges Méliès, Porter went on to make important shorts such as Life of an American Fireman and The Great Train Robbery...
4. Anders Randolf Anders Randolf Actor, The Black Pirate Anders Randolf was born Anders Randrup in Denmark 1870. His parents were Matthius Randrup and Kristine Jensen. He had a number of siblings - two of which were sisters Kirstine Randrup born in 1884 and Jensine Marie Randrup born 1880. He grew up on Old Rybjergaard farm, living with an Aunt rather than his parents. Her name was Marie (Randrup) and she was married to Anders Kristian Jensen...
5. V.I. Lenin V.I. Lenin Writer, Padenie dinastii Romanovykh
6. Richard Bennett Richard Bennett Actor, The Magnificent Ambersons
7. Charles Sellon Charles Sellon Actor, Bright Eyes
8. Edward LeSaint Edward LeSaint Actor, Modern Times LeSaint started his stage career while still a child in Philadelphia. He moved to Hollywood in 1912 to work in the movies. Edward often played judges or college professors in films.
9. Nelson McDowell Nelson McDowell Actor, The Dawn Rider
10. Lawrence Grant Lawrence Grant Actor, Shanghai Express As a young boy in England, Lawrence Grant became a great admirer of the Native American peoples. He devoured every book or article he could get his hands on relating to their culture and history. Years later Grant got the opportunity to spend some months living with several Native American tribes in Wyoming and Montana...
11. Lee Beggs Lee Beggs Actor, The Egyptian Mummy
12. Lon Poff Lon Poff Actor, The Iron Mask
13. Eva Moore Eva Moore Actress, The Old Dark House
14. Marie Ault Marie Ault Actress, The Lodger
15. Claude Gillingwater Claude Gillingwater Actor, The Prisoner of Shark Island A man so disagreeable on celluloid, Claude Gillingwater's characters seemed to subsist on a steady diet of persimmons. Fondly recalled as the cranky old skinflint whose seemingly cold heart could only be warmed by the actions of a cute little tyke, the tall and rangy Gillingwater invariably played much older than he was...
16. Sidney Franklin Sidney Franklin Actor, The Red Lily
17. D'Arcy Corrigan D'Arcy Corrigan Actor, The Informer
18. Charles Hill Mailes Charles Hill Mailes Actor, The Mark of Zorro
19. George Ovey George Ovey Actor, Fireman, Save My Gal!
20. Trixie Friganza Trixie Friganza Actress, Free and Easy
21. Enrique Acosta Enrique Acosta Actor, Monerías
22. Marcus Loew Marcus Loew Producer, The Saphead His film resume belies the fact that he was the most important man in motion pictures at the time of his death. Born as Max Loew in New York City to a poverty-stricken Viennese waiter, his life could've easily gone the the way of many boys of the east side slums, except that he was hyper-enterprising...
23. Norman McKinnel Norman McKinnel Actor, When Boys Leave Home
24. Franklin Dyall Franklin Dyall Actor, The Private Life of Henry VIII.
25. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke Dhundiraj Govind Phalke Director, Raja Harishchandra Dadasaaheb Phalke was born in 1870 in Trymbakeshwar in Nasik. He was born to a Sanskrit scholar, he studied at J.J. college of Art in Bombay and at Kala Bhavan, Baroda. He then studied architecture and became landscape painter of academic nature studies. He worked in a photographic studio and at Ratlam learned three-colour block making and ceramics...
26. Samuel Adams Samuel Adams Actor, Treasure Blues
27. Albert Fish Albert Fish
28. Jack Richardson Jack Richardson Actor, The Crimson Clue
29. Joe Harris Joe Harris Actor, The Face Most Fair American Western actor of silent pictures. Born of Irish stock in Lewiston, Maine, USA, Harris became friends with Western star Harry Carey, for whom he worked as a hired hand and with whom he appeared in approximately twenty silent Westerns. Harris lived with Carey and his family for decades. He died in 1953, aged 82.
30. Lewis J. Selznick Lewis J. Selznick Miscellaneous Crew, A Pair of Silk Stockings Lewis J. Selznick, one of the pioneers of studio film production and the father of Oscar-winning Gone with the Wind producer David O. Selznick, was born Lewis Zeleznik in Kiev, Ukraine, Russian Empire, into a poor Jewish family with 18 children. Selznick migrated to London at the age of 12, and then to the US, eventually winding up as a small-time jeweler in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...
31. Ernest Lawford Ernest Lawford Actor, The Fighter
32. Herbert G. Ponting Herbert G. Ponting Director, The Great White Silence
33. Hector Hugh Munro Hector Hugh Munro Writer, Sredni Vashtar
34. Frank Dawson Frank Dawson Actor, The Woman in the Window
35. Franz Lehár Franz Lehár Soundtrack, Hail, Caesar!
36. William Welsh William Welsh Actor, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
37. Madeleine Guitty Madeleine Guitty Actress, Bric à Brac et compagnie
38. Marion Ballou Marion Ballou Actress, Little Women
39. Frederick Truesdell Frederick Truesdell Actor, The Sons of a Soldier
40. O.B. Clarence O.B. Clarence Actor, Great Expectations Stocky, bespectacled English character actor, whose career began in the music halls. Educated at Dover College, Oliver Burchett Clarence acted in repertory theatre from 1890. He then worked as a member of actor-manager Frank Benson's troupe for a number of years. During the First World War, he served as a special constable...
41. Eddie Leonard Eddie Leonard Actor, Melody Lane
42. Frank Montgomery Frank Montgomery Director, A Frontier Girl's Courage
43. Louis Grimaldi Louis Grimaldi Self, Le couronnement du Prince Louis II de Monaco
44. Jan Smuts Jan Smuts Self, Biography
45. David Wall David Wall Actor, Angel of the Bowery
46. Kate Cutler Kate Cutler Actress, Pygmalion
47. Pierre Louÿs Pierre Louÿs Writer, That Obscure Object of Desire Louÿs' refined evocations, not to say re-inventions, of the society of Hellenistic Greece proved extremely popular in both France and the English speaking world, especially due to the somewhat risque nature of such works as Aphrodite (1896) and Les Chansons de Bilitis (1894). He lived his entire life in Paris...
48. Count Stefenelli Count Stefenelli Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
49. Ivan Bunin Ivan Bunin Writer, Meshcherskie Ivan Bunin was the first Russian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (1933). He was born Ivan Alekseevich Bunin on October 22, 1870 on his ancestral estate near Voronezh, Russia. His father, Aleksei Bunin, and his mother, were descendants of several lines of old nobility that included Russian landed gentry and Luthuanian knights...
50. King Christian X King Christian X Self, La visite officielle des souverains du Danemark
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