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1. Lucille La Verne Lucille La Verne Actress, Abraham Lincoln A legendary stage actress and character player in early films, Lucille La Verne is one of those forgotten legends who seem to fade as the years go on. However, at her prime she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation. Lucille La Verne Mitchum was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 8...
2. Robert Schyberg Robert Schyberg Actor, De Dødes Ø
3. Bertrand Russell Bertrand Russell Self, Aman
4. William Desmond Taylor William Desmond Taylor Director, Johanna Enlists Born in Carlow, Ireland. Came to USA c. 1890. Worked as stage actor, engineer, antique dealer, gold miner. Entered silent film industry as actor in 1912; most noted film as actor was Captain Alvarez for Vitagraph. Directed first film for Balboa Films in 1914. Subsequently directed for American Film...
5. Lennox Pawle Lennox Pawle Actor, David Copperfield Beaming, rotund Lennox Pawle is chiefly remembered for his delightful, albeit brief, performance as the 'pixillated' Mr. Dick in MGM's classic version of David Copperfield. A former newspaperman and owner of a racing publication, Pawle had been on stage in his native England from the 1890's as a comic actor and member of the Maude Adams Playhouse Company...
6. Arthur Byron Arthur Byron Actor, The Mummy
7. Robert McWade Robert McWade Actor, Grand Hotel
8. Al Giebler Al Giebler Writer, Termites of 1938
9. Sol Horwitz Sol Horwitz Actor, Disorder in the Court
10. Vaughan Glaser Vaughan Glaser Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
11. Paul Panzer Paul Panzer Actor, Princess Nicotine; or, The Smoke Fairy Born in Germany in 1872, Paul Panzer spent several years on the stage before entering the film industry with Edison in 1905. He later went to Vitagraph, one of the first actors to work at that studio, but left them in 1911. He directed one film, The Life of Buffalo Bill, with the real Buffalo Bill (aka William F. Cody) released by Monopol...
12. 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...
13. William Conklin William Conklin Actor, The Divine Lady
14. David Smith David Smith Director, Captain Blood
15. Charles Prince Charles Prince Actor, Les timidités de Rigadin Born in France in 1872, Charles Prince Seigneur had been a stage comedian for years when he made his first films at Charles Pathé's studio in 1909. He quickly became the one film comedian of the time who could compete with Max Linder in terms of popularity, known as Rigadin in France, Moritz in Germany...
16. Zane Grey Zane Grey Writer, Fighting Caravans Born Pearl Zane Gray on January 31, 1872, in Zanesville, Ohio--a town founded by his mother's family--famed western novelist Zane Grey was an athlete and outdoorsman from an early age, with his main interests being fishing and baseball. He attended the University of Pennsylvania on a baseball scholarship...
17. Yuri Yuryev Yuri Yuryev Actor, Strogiy yunosha Yuri Yuryev was a Russian stage actor best known for his performance with the Aleksandrinsky (Pushkin) Theatre in St. Petersburg. He was born Yuri Mikhailovich Yuryev on January 15, 1872, in Moscow, Russia. His uncle, Sergei Yuryev, was a writer and critic, who played important role in the formation of young Yuryev...
18. Øvre Richter Frich Øvre Richter Frich Writer, Dr. Gyllenborgs doppeltes Gesicht
19. Louise Closser Hale Louise Closser Hale Actress, Shanghai Express Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1872, character actress Louise Closser Hale (nee Louise Closser) began her acting studies at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC and Emerson College of Oratory in Boston. On stage from 1894, her first hit show was in George Bernard Shaw's "Candida" in 1903 on Broadway...
20. F. Blinn F. Blinn Actor, Quicker'n Lightnin'
21. Dick Lee Dick Lee Actor, The New Fire Chief
22. Mary Foy Mary Foy Actress, It's the Old Army Game
23. William Robert Daly William Robert Daly Director, Uncle Tom's Cabin
24. William Luff William Luff Cinematographer, Scrooge
25. Piet Köhler Piet Köhler Actor, Op stap door Amsterdam
26. Mikhail Rostovtsev Mikhail Rostovtsev Actor, Devushka speshit na svidanie
27. Hermann Vallentin Hermann Vallentin Actor, The Last Laugh
28. W.G. Fay W.G. Fay Actor, Odd Man Out
29. Harlan F. Stone Harlan F. Stone
30. Ralph Lewis Ralph Lewis Actor, The Birth of a Nation
31. Ralph Vaughan Williams Ralph Vaughan Williams Soundtrack, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Dr. Ralph Vaughan Williams was perhaps the most important English composer of the 20th Century. His influence on the development of 20th Century music was immense. Benjamin Britten and numerous film composers (Jerry Goldsmith, etc.) owe a lot to him. He created a truly contemporary idiom whose roots reached back to Tudor times and folk music...
32. Maude Adams Maude Adams Maude Adams was born Maude Ewing Kiskadden on November 11, 1872 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She preformed on stage from the age of an infant until her retirement from the stage at age 60. Maude Adams starred in over twenty-five plays on Broadway between 1888 and 1916. Her most famous role was "Peter" in J.M Barrie's "Peter Pan" in 1905...
33. Lafe McKee Lafe McKee Actor, Blue Steel Lafe McKee began working in Hollywood around 1913. He usually played the likeable father of the heroine, the distressed businessman, or the ranch owner on the verge of losing his homestead or cattle to the villains. The majority of his films were westerns and he supported such actors as Gary Cooper, John Wayne, Gene Autry, Tim McCoy, Tom Tyler, and others.
34. Calvin Coolidge Calvin Coolidge Self, Visitin' 'round at Coolidge Corners Though three U.S. Presidents have died on the Fourth of July, John Calvin Coolidge was the first and only one to have been born on that date, in 1874. He is also the only President to have had the oath of office administered by his father, a justice of the peace, who swore him in when the Coolidges received word of President Warren G. Harding's death...
35. Kate Price Kate Price Actress, Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley
36. Learned Hand Learned Hand Self, The Plymouth Playhouse
37. Mace Greenleaf Mace Greenleaf Actor, Falling Leaves Mace Greenleaf began as a stage actor starring and supporting in many popular plays, perhaps his best known roles was as Herbert, the King's Forrester in 'The Prisoner of Zenda' in the 1890's and in 1898 played Mr. Hunston in Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's play 'Trelawny of the Wells' at the Lyceum Theatre in New York...
38. Charles Murray Charles Murray Actor, The Wizard of Oz
39. Robert Entwistle Robert Entwistle Actor, The Beautiful Adventure Robert Symes Entwistle, who was born in London on 1 January, 1872, worked on Broadway as a character comedy actor and as producer Charles Frohman's stage manager. He also appeared in the film The Beautiful Adventure, that was based on a Frohman theatrical adaption of a popular French play by Robert de Flers and Gaston Arman de Cavaillet...
40. Harold Bell Wright Harold Bell Wright Writer, The Shepherd of the Hills
41. Rob Wagner Rob Wagner Writer, Smudge Rob Wagner, who helped pioneer film criticism and coverage of the industry with his influential magazine, Rob Wagner's Script, began his career not as a journalist and filmmaker but as an artist. Born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1872, Wagner was the second of four children born to Robert Wagner and Mary Leicester Hornibrook Wagner...
42. G.W. Bitzer G.W. Bitzer Cinematographer, The Birth of a Nation
43. William Worthington William Worthington Actor, The Grail Handsome smart gentleman William Worthington born in Troy, New York in 1872. Well-known Broadway star of opera theatre, drama theatre and vaudeville from the late 1890's. He arrived in Hollywood in 1913 as a leading film performer making his movie debut in 'The Restless Spirit' co-starring J. Warren Kerrigan and Jessalyn Van Trump at the Victor Film Co...
44. Rupert Hughes Rupert Hughes Writer, Souls for Sale
45. Sergei Diaghilev Sergei Diaghilev Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev was born on March 19, 1872, into a wealthy noble family in Novgorod, Russia. His father, named Pavel Diaghilev, was a distinguished General to the Russian Tsar Nicholas II. His mother died at his birth. Young Sergei Diaghilev grew up in a highly cultured environment. He studied piano and singing from the early age...
46. Percy Parsons Percy Parsons Actor, The Citadel
47. Tsarina Alexandra Tsarina Alexandra Self, Scene from the Coronation of the Czar of Russia Alix of Hess-Darmstadt was born on June 8, 1872 in Darmstadt, Germany. Her parents were the Grand Duke and Duchess of Darmstadt; her mother was also the daughter of Queen Victoria. When Alix was still very young, her sister Mary and then her mother died of diphtheria. Also, her brother Frederick (1870-1873) died from a fall from a window in his mother's room...
48. James Young James Young Director, The Bells
49. Irene Vanbrugh Irene Vanbrugh Actress, Knight Without Armor
50. Margaret Seddon Margaret Seddon Actress, Smilin' Through
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