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1. Fannie Ward Fannie Ward Actress, The Cheat Fannie Ward was a star of light comedies on Broadway and in vaudeville. Internationally famous, she was at the height of her career in the first decade of the 20th century. She debuted on Broadway at 19 in "Pippino" (1890). She went on to starring roles in "The Marriage of William Ashe", "Madam President" and "The Shop Girl"...
2. Henry Stephenson Henry Stephenson Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty Stephenson was a firm, dignified, worldly presence in Hollywood's classic history-based films of the 30s and 40s. The tall British character actor Henry Stephenson could be both imposing and benevolent in his patrician portrayals, usually expounding words of wisdom or offering gentlemanly aid. He was born Henry S...
3. Prince Randian Prince Randian Actor, Freaks Prince Randian was born in the Demarara district, British Guyana in 1871, the child of British Indian slaves. Born with tetra-amelia syndrome (the lacking of all four limbs), little is known about his early life or how he was discovered, but it seems his incredible adaptability did not go unnoticed...
4. Wilfred Lucas Wilfred Lucas Actor, Modern Times
5. Richard Carle Richard Carle Actor, Ninotchka
6. Scott Seaton Scott Seaton Actor, Eight-Cylinder Bull
7. Alma Kruger Alma Kruger Actress, His Girl Friday Matronly, grandmotherly character actress, in films 1935-47, best known as head nurse Molly Byrd in the "Dr. Kildare/Dr. Gillespie" films of the 1930s and '40s. 64 years old when she made her film debut in William Wyler's "These Three" in 1935, she lived to be 88, dying in 1960.
8. Joe Roberts Joe Roberts Actor, Our Hospitality
9. James Gordon James Gordon Actor, The Last of the Mohicans One of the founders of the acting group known as "The Troupers," Gordon was a leading man for Julia Marlowe on Broadway, appearing in Shakespearean plays that toured the country a number of times.
10. Segundo de Chomón Segundo de Chomón Director, The House of Ghosts Segundo de Chomón became involved in film through his wife, who was an actress in Pathé films. In 1902 he became a concessionary for Pathé in Barcelona, distributing its product in Spanish-speaking countries and managing a factory for the coloring of Pathé films. He began shooting footage of Spanish locations for the company...
11. Winsor McCay Winsor McCay Writer, Winsor McCay, the Famous Cartoonist of the N.Y. Herald and His Moving Comics Like many pioneers, the work of 'Winsor McCay' has been largely superseded by successors such as Walt Disney and Max Fleischer but he more than earns a place in film history for being the American cinema's first great cartoon animator. He started out as a newspaper cartoonist, achieving a national reputation for his strips 'Little Nemo in Slumberland' and 'Dreams of a Rarebit Fiend'...
12. Marcel Proust Marcel Proust Writer, Marcel Proust's Time Regained Marcel Proust was a French intellectual, author and critic, best known for his seven-volume fiction 'In search of Lost Time'. He coined the term "involuntary memory", which became also known as "Proust effect" in modern psychology. He was born Valentin Louis Georges Eugéne Marcel Proust, on July 10...
13. Gertrude Hoffman Gertrude Hoffman Actress, Foreign Correspondent German-born Gertrude Hoffman began her film career in Germany in 1918, but she didn't start her Hollywood career until she was past 60 years of age, making her American film debut in 1933. She worked steadily and made quite a few films over the next 20 years, though many of her parts were unbilled. She is probably best remembered as Mrs...
14. Elspeth Dudgeon Elspeth Dudgeon Actress, The Old Dark House
15. Maurice Moscovitch Maurice Moscovitch Actor, The Great Dictator
16. Theodore Dreiser Theodore Dreiser Writer, A Place in the Sun Theodore Dreiser was one of the great American writers, and a transitional figure between Victorian America and the "modern" age that was inaugurated after the cessation of hostilities after WWI and the publication of Sinclair Lewis' "Main Street" in 1920. A naturalist with a committed social conscience...
17. Seymour Hicks Seymour Hicks Actor, Scrooge Seymour Hicks was an extremely successful actor and theatrical impresario who flourished from the late 19th century into the 1930s. He was best remembered for his portrayal of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol". Born on January 30, 1871 on the Isle of Jersey, he first trod the boards as a professional at the age of sixteen...
18. John T. Prince John T. Prince Actor, White Zombie
19. Clare Greet Clare Greet Actress, Jamaica Inn
20. Edmund Breese Edmund Breese Actor, Duck Soup
21. George Morrell George Morrell Actor, Child Bride
22. Joseph W. Girard Joseph W. Girard Actor, '49-'17
23. Evelyn Selbie Evelyn Selbie Actress, When Liz Lets Loose
24. DeWitt Jennings DeWitt Jennings Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty
25. Blanche Ring Blanche Ring Actress, The Yankee Girl Blanche Ring was born on April 24, 1877. She never dabbled with film acting until 1915 when she filmed THE YANKEE GIRL. She was 38 at the time. She only made two other films, IT'S THE OLD ARMY GAME in 1926 and HAVING WONDERFUL CRIME in 1945. Blanche died in Santa Monica, California on January 13, 1961. She was 83 years old.
26. Orville Wright Orville Wright Self, The Wright Brothers Aeroplane
27. John Rand John Rand Actor, The Circus
28. Samuel Hopkins Adams Samuel Hopkins Adams Writer, It Happened One Night Journalist, author, biographer and historian Samuel Hopkins Adams was born along the banks of Lake Erie at Dunkirk, NY, on 26 January 1871. His parents were Myron, a ministe3r, and Hester Rose Hopkins Adams, the daughter of a theologian. Adams attended Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, and upon graduation began working as a newspaper reporter and later editor...
29. Harry von Meter Harry von Meter Actor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
30. Ellaline Terriss Ellaline Terriss Actress, Land of Hope and Glory Ellaline Terriss was a leading musical comedy star in the late Victorian and Edwardian period. She was the daughter of one famous actor, William Terriss (born William Lewin in 1847; murdered by a disgruntled actor in 1897), and the wife of an even more famous and accomplished one, Sir Seymour Hicks, whom she was married to from 1893 until his death in 1949...
31. Frank Hayes Frank Hayes Actor, Fatty and Mabel Adrift
32. Jess Dandy Jess Dandy Actor, His New Profession
33. Frederick Burton Frederick Burton Actor, The Big Trail
34. James T. Mack James T. Mack Actor, Anna Christie
35. Maude Odell Maude Odell Actress, Supper at Six
36. Peggy Webling Peggy Webling Writer, Frankenstein
37. Charles Mendl Charles Mendl Actor, Notorious
38. Paco Martínez Paco Martínez Actor, El bruto
39. Kathrin Clare Ward Kathrin Clare Ward Actress, Drag
40. Heinrich Mann Heinrich Mann Writer, The Blue Angel Heinrich Mann, German novelist and the elder brother of Nobel-Prize winner Thomas Mann, is most famous in the English-speaking world for his novel "Professor Unrat" that was turned into the successful 1930 movie "Der Blaue Engel" ("The Blue Angel"). Mann once enjoyed a considerable reputation in German literary circles...
41. Oscar Asche Oscar Asche Actor, Scrooge
42. Eduard von Winterstein Eduard von Winterstein Actor, The Blue Angel
43. Grazia Deledda Grazia Deledda Writer, La grazia
44. Charles Giblyn Charles Giblyn Director, By the Sun's Rays
45. Agostino Borgato Agostino Borgato Actor, The Magic Flame
46. William Ricciardi William Ricciardi Actor, San Francisco
47. Emmett Dalton Emmett Dalton Writer, When the Daltons Rode Emmett Dalton was the youngest of the three Dalton brothers, part of a bandit gang notorious for robbing trains and banks in the Midwest during the late 1890s (interestingly, the brothers started their life of crime with a failed attempt at breaking into the safe on a Southern Pacific Railroad train in 1891 near San Luis Obispo...
48. Granville Redmond Granville Redmond Actor, You'd Be Surprised Charlie Chaplin - Film Industry Pioneer and Deaf Influenced? Deaf Friend and Prominent Artist Granville Redmond played a vital role in influencing Chaplin's performances Mention the name Charlie Chaplin and all but the youngest of us will instantly conjure up this wonderful comic film character who...
49. Marguerite Moreno Marguerite Moreno Actress, The Story of a Cheat
50. Orpha Alba Orpha Alba Actress, Look Your Best
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