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1. Stefan Zweig Stefan Zweig Writer, The Grand Budapest Hotel
2. Cecil B. DeMille Cecil B. DeMille Producer, The Ten Commandments His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he was 12, and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company. Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts...
3. Leo Carrillo Leo Carrillo Actor, Viva Villa!
4. Francis Ford Francis Ford Actor, The Quiet Man Elder brother of the director John Ford and himself a screen director (and John's erstwhile mentor) until the advent of sound. He had also acted in his own films and those of other directors, but turned to acting exclusively circa 1929. As actor, he would provide convincing portrayals of men of authority - men sometimes ruthless if not downright unsavory...
5. Paul E. Burns Paul E. Burns Actor, Son of Paleface
6. Louella Parsons Louella Parsons Self, Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 1: 25th Anniversary Smarmy-tongued Hollywood gossip columnist of the 40s and 50s who was often in imbroglios with not only her subjects but her professional rivals as well.
7. Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso Self, Le mystère Picasso Pablo Picasso, one of the most recognized figures of the 20th century art who co-created such styles as Cubism and Surrealism, was also among most innovative, influential, and prolific artists of all time. He was born Pablo Ruiz Picasso on October 6, 1881, in Malaga, Spain. He was the first child of Jose Ruiz y Blasco and Maria Picasso y Lopez...
8. Margaret Wycherly Margaret Wycherly Actress, White Heat Margaret Wycherly was born in London, England on October 26, 1881. She was predominately a stage actress, continuing stage work even after performing in films. Her first film role came when she appeared in The Fight at 34 years old. It was not until 1929 that audiences got another glimpse of her in The Thirteenth Chair...
9. Noble Johnson Noble Johnson Actor, King Kong African-American movie actor and producer Noble Johnson was born on April 18, 1881, in Marshall, Missouri. His family moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, when Noble was very young, and it was there that he met Lon Chaney at school. They became friends as children, and later got re-acquainted when both were making movies in Hollywood and became friends all over again (surprisingly...
10. Asta Nielsen Asta Nielsen Actress, The Joyless Street Danish leading woman of German films who became one of the greatest stars of the silent era. A native of the Copenhagen suburb of Vesterbro, Nielsen was the daughter of a coppersmith and a washerwoman, both of whom died before Nielsen was fifteen. Her stage debut came as a child in the chorus of the...
11. Walter Kingsford Walter Kingsford Actor, Captains Courageous
12. Dora Altmann Dora Altmann Actress, Endkampf
13. P.G. Wodehouse P.G. Wodehouse Writer, A Damsel in Distress Master of comedy novelist Pelham (Plum) Grenville Wodehouse was born on October 15, 1881, in Guilford, Surrey, England. He died in hospital in Southampton, New York, on Valentine's day (February 14) 1975, from a heart attack after a long illness at age 93. In that time he managed to write close to 200 novels, short stories, plays, song lyrics and so on...
14. Hugh Sothern Hugh Sothern Actor, The Oklahoma Kid
15. Pedro de Cordoba Pedro de Cordoba Actor, Saboteur Although many people are under the impression that Pedro de Cordoba was Mexican, his mother was French and his father was Cuban, and he was born in New York City. De Cordoba's career began in silent films, where he established himself as a solid character actor, and his career carried over into talkies...
16. Gloria Gordon Gloria Gordon Actress, My Friend Irma
17. Frank O'Connor Frank O'Connor Actor, Little Miss No-Account
18. Béla Bartók Béla Bartók Soundtrack, The Shining Born in Hungary in 1881, Bartok began his musical studies on the piano at age five. His mother was his first teacher; after his father died in 1888, the Bartok family moved to Nagyszolos, where Bela continued his piano studies and took up composition. At age eleven, he made his first public appearance...
19. Leon Errol Leon Errol Actor, The Invisible Man's Revenge Bald-pated, Hollywood comedy star best remembered for his two-reelers for two decades from 1933, and for his appearances opposite Lupe Velez in the 'Mexican Spitfire' features of the early 40's.
20. Sarah Edwards Sarah Edwards Actress, It's a Wonderful Life
21. Sarah Padden Sarah Padden Actress, Anna Karenina
22. Arthur Chesney Arthur Chesney Actor, The Lodger
23. Branch Rickey Branch Rickey Self, Baseball's Changing Profile
24. Lou Tellegen Lou Tellegen Actor, 3 Bad Men Born in the Netherlands of Greek/Dutch descent, Lou Tellegen (born Isidor Van Dameler) was a marvelously handsome man whose life was temptestuous. Having something of a wandering pair of feet, he journeyed through Europe during his youth, doing odd jobs like prize fighting, driving a cab in Brussels...
25. Anna Pavlova Anna Pavlova Actress, The Dumb Girl of Portici Anna Pavlovna Pavlova was born on February 12, 1881, in Ligovo, near St. Petersburg, Russia. She was an illegitimate daughter to parents with Russian-Jewish background. Her real father was a wealthy businessman, named Lazar Polyakov. Her mother, named Lyubov Fedorovna Pavlova, was a poor peasant. Her mother's husband...
26. William Nigh William Nigh Director, Mr. Wong, Detective
27. Henrik Galeen Henrik Galeen Writer, Nosferatu
28. Harry M. Warner Harry M. Warner Producer, My Four Years in Germany
29. James W. Horne James W. Horne Director, Way Out West
30. Yakov Protazanov Yakov Protazanov Director, Aelita: Queen of Mars
31. John Gottowt John Gottowt Actor, Nosferatu
32. Lillian Albertson Lillian Albertson Actress, The Greatest Show on Earth
33. Davison Clark Davison Clark Actor, The Scarlet Empress
34. Morgan Wallace Morgan Wallace Actor, Grand Hotel
35. Blanche Payson Blanche Payson Actress, Wife and Auto Trouble
36. Hugh Buckler Hugh Buckler Actor, The Place of Honour Hugh C. Buckler, born in Southgate in 1870, some sources say 1881. Highly well-known classical stage actor, often performed with Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree at the 'His Majesty's Theatre in London from 1890, such plays as 'A Lady of Lyons', 'Antony and Cleopatra' and 'The Tempest'. Smart handsome gentleman...
37. Nicholas Hannen Nicholas Hannen Actor, Richard III
38. Elsa Maxwell Elsa Maxwell Self, Public Deb No. 1 Short, stout American hostess and celebrity tattle-tale columnist.
39. Michelette Burani Michelette Burani Actress, Enter Madame!
40. Marc McDermott Marc McDermott Actor, A Christmas Carol Marc McDermott was born Marcus McDermott (also misspelled as MacDermott after 1916), in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia, on July 24, 1881. His father Patrick McDermott and mother Annie Massey McDermott were born in Ireland. His only sibling, younger sister May, was also born in Australia. He received his education at the Jesuit College in Sydney...
41. Fay Holderness Fay Holderness Actress, Lonesome Fay Holderness started her career in films with D. W. Griffith and then gravitated to making films with 'The Hal Roach Film Studios'. She acted in films for 23 years and retired in 1940.
42. Milton Rosmer Milton Rosmer Actor, Goodbye, Mr. Chips Miton Rosmer made his name on the British stage, debuting in 1889. He easily made the transition to silent pictures, appearing in such films as The Passionate Friends. Talkies proved to be no obstacle to him, as it did to many silent actors, and Rosmer had roles in such classics as Goodbye, Mr. Chips and The Stars Look Down...
43. Clarence Budington Kelland Clarence Budington Kelland Writer, Mr. Deeds
44. Al Christie Al Christie Producer, Know Thy Wife Al Christie began his career in 1909 with the Nestor Company. In 1912 he was put in charge of production for a series of westerns. By 1916 he had set up his own production company that produced comedy two-reelers and occasionally a full-length feature. He was the brother of producer/director Charles Christie...
45. John G. Adolfi John G. Adolfi Director, The Man Who Played God Entering films as an actor in 1910, John G. Adolfi soon switched careers and became a director. He turned out numerous, mostly low-budget films for minor companies, but every so often got a chance to work at a big studio like Fox. His big break came in the sound era, when he formed a partnership with actor George Arliss and directed several of Arliss' most successful films.
46. Dot Farley Dot Farley Actress, Bangville Police
47. Robert Strange Robert Strange Actor, High Sierra
48. Crauford Kent Crauford Kent Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty
49. Joe Bonner Joe Bonner Actor, The Freshman
50. Jiro Yoshino Jiro Yoshino Director, Shûnen no dokuhebi
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