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1. 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.
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. Elspeth Dudgeon Elspeth Dudgeon Actress, The Old Dark House
4. Wilfred Lucas Wilfred Lucas Actor, Modern Times
5. Joseph W. Girard Joseph W. Girard Actor, '49-'17
6. Joe Roberts Joe Roberts Actor, Our Hospitality
7. 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...
8. Maurice Moscovitch Maurice Moscovitch Actor, The Great Dictator
9. Scott Seaton Scott Seaton Actor, Eight-Cylinder Bull
10. Edmund Breese Edmund Breese Actor, Duck Soup
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. 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"...
15. 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'...
16. 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...
17. Richard Carle Richard Carle Actor, Ninotchka
18. 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...
19. Stephen Crane Stephen Crane Writer, The Red Badge of Courage Stephen Crane was the 14th child of parents who were both writers. Descended from a line of soldiers and clergymen (his father, Rev. Jonathan T. Crane, was a Methodist minister), Crane inherited from his forebearers the obsessive subject of war, stoical compassion and, particularly in his poetry, a Biblical style...
20. 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.
21. H. Agar Lyons H. Agar Lyons Actor, Little Lord Fauntleroy
22. 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...
23. John Rand John Rand Actor, The Circus
24. Clare Greet Clare Greet Actress, Jamaica Inn
25. Hilda Borgström Hilda Borgström Actress, Körkarlen
26. George Morrell George Morrell Actor, Child Bride
27. Frederick Burton Frederick Burton Actor, The Big Trail
28. Eduard von Winterstein Eduard von Winterstein Actor, The Blue Angel
29. Harry von Meter Harry von Meter Actor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
30. Blanche Ring Blanche Ring Actress, It's the Old Army Game 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.
31. Theo Frenkel Theo Frenkel Director, Alexandra Theo Frenkel made more than 220 films between 1908 and 1925, but only a few have survived, making it impossible properly to assess his artistic importance. He was a director on a European scale, producing a vast body of work spanning Britain, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Frenkel preferred to call himself Theo Bouwmeester after his mother...
32. Agostino Borgato Agostino Borgato Actor, The Magic Flame
33. Isabel O'Madigan Isabel O'Madigan Actress, Ma and Pa Kettle
34. Hanns Heinz Ewers Hanns Heinz Ewers Writer, The Student of Prague Hanns Heinz Ewers (born November 3, 1871 in Düsseldorf, Germany) was a German writer famous for his short stories and novels that expanded the parameters of the horror genre. He began his literary career as a poet when he published "A Book of Fables", satirical verses, in 1901. In addition to writing...
35. Paco Martínez Paco Martínez Actor, El bruto
36. Orpha Alba Orpha Alba Actress, Look Your Best
37. Leonid Andreyev Leonid Andreyev Writer, He Who Gets Slapped Leonid Andreev was born on August 21, 1871 in Orel, Russia. His father, named Nikolai Ivanovich Andreev, was a member of the provincial Russian Nobility and worked as a land inspector for the government. His mother, Named Anastasia Nikolaevna Andreeva (Pazkovska) belonged to the Polish Nobility. Andreev graduated from the Orel Gymnasium...
38. Charles Mendl Charles Mendl Actor, Notorious
39. Evelyn Selbie Evelyn Selbie Actress, When Liz Lets Loose
40. Kathrin Clare Ward Kathrin Clare Ward Actress, Drag
41. Dave O'Toole Dave O'Toole Actor, Oh, Mr. Porter!
42. Emmett Corrigan Emmett Corrigan Actor, The Bitter Tea of General Yen
43. Eugen Burg Eugen Burg Actor, Robert und Bertram, die lustigen Vagabunden
44. Charles R. Taggart Charles R. Taggart Writer, Charles R. Taggart, 'The Old Country Fiddler' at the Singing School Charles Ross Taggart was born in Washington, D.C. His mother, Emily Divoll Taggart, was a missionary working in the Freedman's Bureau in Washington. His father, John Nelson Taggart, was from Pennsylvania, a Union soldier during the Civil War, and a postal clerk. He died 5 months before Taggart was born...
45. James T. Mack James T. Mack Actor, Anna Christie
46. Olga Leino Olga Leino Actress, Meidän poikamme
47. Percy Haswell Percy Haswell Actress, Daddy-Long-Legs
48. Marguerite Moreno Marguerite Moreno Actress, The Story of a Cheat
49. Frank Hayes Frank Hayes Actor, Fatty and Mabel Adrift
50. Ernest Shipman Ernest Shipman Producer, The Grub Stake
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