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1. Trixie Friganza Trixie Friganza Actress, Free and Easy
2. V.I. Lenin V.I. Lenin Writer, The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. Burton Holmes Burton Holmes Producer, Snowbound
6. 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.
7. 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...
8. Henry Kolker Henry Kolker Actor, Holiday Stalwart character actor Henry Kolker appeared on the Broadway stage from 1904, comedy being his forte early on. Later, as a leading man in romantic dramas, he partnered famous stars like Alla Nazimova. Moving on to films in 1914 as actor/director, he became noted in particular for directing Disraeli...
9. Arnold Korff Arnold Korff Actor, The Haunted Castle
10. Felipa Gómez Felipa Gómez Actress, Key Largo
11. 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.
12. Richard Bennett Richard Bennett Actor, The Magnificent Ambersons
13. Eva Moore Eva Moore Actress, The Old Dark House
14. Charles Sellon Charles Sellon Actor, Bright Eyes
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. D'Arcy Corrigan D'Arcy Corrigan Actor, The Informer
17. 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...
18. Hector Hugh Munro Hector Hugh Munro Writer, Sredni Vashtar
19. Cosmo Hamilton Cosmo Hamilton Writer, The Love of Sunya
20. Oscar Straus Oscar Straus Composer, The Earrings of Madame de...
21. 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...
22. Marie Ault Marie Ault Actress, The Lodger
23. Frank Montgomery Frank Montgomery Director, A Crucial Test
24. 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...
25. Nelson McDowell Nelson McDowell Actor, The Dawn Rider
26. Bill Pickett Bill Pickett Actor, The Bull-Dogger
27. William Welsh William Welsh Actor, The Shock
28. Franz Lehár Franz Lehár Soundtrack, U-571
29. Nicola Maldacea Nicola Maldacea Actor, Villa da vendere
30. Charles Hill Mailes Charles Hill Mailes Actor, The New York Hat
31. Anne Schaefer Anne Schaefer Actress, Johanna Enlists
32. 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...
33. Lon Poff Lon Poff Actor, Isn't Life Terrible?
34. Alejandro Pérez Lugín Alejandro Pérez Lugín Writer, College Boarding House
35. John Miltern John Miltern Actor, Manslaughter
36. 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...
37. Arturo Ambrosio Arturo Ambrosio Producer, The Last Days of Pompeii
38. William McCall William McCall Actor, His Marriage Wow
39. Enrique Acosta Enrique Acosta Actor, Monerías
40. 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.
41. Pomeroy Cannon Pomeroy Cannon Actor, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
42. Frank Terry Frank Terry Writer, Movie Crazy Frank Terry toured Europe and Asia on the legitimate stage professionally known as "Nat Clifford". He came back to America and became a comedy gag man for silent film comedies. He became somewhat notorious for an unfortunate incident that occured on August 24th, 1919 in a movie studio in Downtown Los Angeles...
43. Frank Norris Frank Norris Writer, Greed
44. Jack Richardson Jack Richardson Actor, Trial Marriage
45. Albert Fish Albert Fish Uncategorised
46. Harry Lauder Harry Lauder Soundtrack, Random Harvest
47. Joseph W. Smiley Joseph W. Smiley Actor, The Other Sister
48. Samuel Adams Samuel Adams Actor, Treasure Blues
49. Norman McKinnel Norman McKinnel Actor, When Boys Leave Home
50. Frederick Truesdell Frederick Truesdell Actor, No Show for the Chauffeur
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