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1. Olive Thomas Olive Thomas Actress, The Flapper Oliva R. Duffy was born on October 20, 1894, in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. Ollie, as she was known to family and friends, did not have much of a childhood. Life in industrial Pittsburgh was depressing and grim, with its smoky factories and hard living. Olive's father died while she was still young, forcing her to leave school to help earn her keep...
2. Robert Harron Robert Harron Actor, The Birth of a Nation Today screen actor Robert (Bobby) Harron is one of Hollywood's forgotten souls, although he was a huge celebrity in his time and graced some of the silent screen's most enduring masterpieces. A talented, charismatic star in his heyday, Bobby had everything going for him but died far too young to make the longstanding impression he certainly deserved...
3. James O'Neill James O'Neill Actor, The Count of Monte Cristo
4. Ormer Locklear Ormer Locklear Actor, The Skywayman
5. Anthony O'Sullivan Anthony O'Sullivan Actor, Old Offenders
6. Benito Pérez Galdós Benito Pérez Galdós Writer, Tristana Spanish novelist Benito Perez Galdos was born in Las Palmas, in the Canary Islands, in 1843 to a wealthy family. He was sent to an English school in the Canary Islands, and later he studied law at the University of Madrid. Although he graduated with a law degree, the practice of law never interested him...
7. Harry Solter Harry Solter Director, The Closed Door
8. Jim Colosimo Jim Colosimo Uncategorised Notorious Chicago gangster--and one of the last of the "Mustache Petes", a nickname given to the old-line Italian gangsters by the "Young Turks" trying to take over--Giacomo "Big Jim" Colosimo was born in Colosimi, Italy. His family emigrated to Chicago in 1895, where "Big Jim" got an early start in the criminal underworld...
9. Clarine Seymour Clarine Seymour Actress, Just Rambling Along Clarine Seymour born to Albert and Florence Seymour in Brooklyn, New York in 1898. Her father ran a ribbon manufacturing business, in 1917 her father became so ill that he had no choice but to close his successful business and so Clarine secured work through the Thanhouser Film Company, which was located in New Rochelle...
10. John Reed John Reed Writer, October (Ten Days that Shook the World)
11. Mario Caserini Mario Caserini Director, The Last Days of Pompeii
12. Enrique Rosas Enrique Rosas Director, The Grey Automobile
13. Eleanor H. Porter Eleanor H. Porter Writer, Pollyanna
14. Mollie McConnell Mollie McConnell Actress, His Old-Fashioned Dad
15. Max Bruch Max Bruch Soundtrack, Kinsey
16. C.N. Williamson C.N. Williamson Writer, A Woman in Grey
17. Venustiano Carranza Venustiano Carranza Self, Hearst-Pathé News, No. 20 Born into a wealthy cattle-ranching family, Venustiano Carranza followed in his father's footsteps and joined the Mexican army. He became a supporter of Francisco I. Madero in Madero's efforts to overthrow the dictatorship of Gen. Porfirio Díaz. When this proved successful, Madero appointed Carranza as Secretary of War and Secretary of the Navy...
18. Marjorie Benton Cooke Marjorie Benton Cooke Writer, Married? Novelist and playwright, Marjorie Benton Cooke was born on 27 November, 1876, in Richmond, Indiana. She was the daughter of Joseph H. and Jessie Benton Cooke. Her father was a salesman and had once served as treasurer for the city of Richmond. Marjorie attended preparatory schools in Detroit and Chicago before entering the University of Chicago...
19. Gaby Deslys Gaby Deslys Actress, Le Dieu du hasard
20. Rev. Anderson Hatfield Rev. Anderson Hatfield Uncategorised
21. Egerton Castle Egerton Castle Writer, Sweet Kitty Bellairs
22. William Dean Howells William Dean Howells Writer, Christmas Every Day
23. Suzanne Grandais Suzanne Grandais Actress, Le mystère des roches de Kador
24. Hal Reid Hal Reid Writer, At Cripple Creek
25. A.E. George A.E. George Actor, Brigadier Gerard
26. Aurelio Sidney Aurelio Sidney Actor, El león
27. John Burton John Burton Actor, The Bond Between
28. Robert Peary Robert Peary Self, Animated Weekly, No. 36
29. Gilda Langer Gilda Langer Actress, Struggling Souls Gilda Langer was born in Oderfurt (now Privoz). Not much is known about her background, but around 1915 she met screenwriter Carl Mayer in Vienna. It seems he fell in love with her and took her to Berlin, where she was engaged at the Residenz-Theater in 1917. In the same year she played in the movie "Das Rätsel von Bangalor"...
30. Ned Finley Ned Finley Actor, O'Garry of the Royal Mounted
31. Cyrus Townsend Brady Cyrus Townsend Brady Writer, Vengeance - and the Woman Cyrus Brady, an Episcopal minister, was a successful author, with over 100 books to his credit, and went to work for Vitagraph in 1914 as a screenwriter. He wrote everything from romances to action pictures, and even took on the serial genre. His brother, Jasper Ewing Brady, was also a screenwriter, first for Vitagraph and then for Metro. Cyrus died in Yonkers, NY, in 1920.
32. Aurélia Delorme Aurélia Delorme Actress, Os Dois Proscritos ou a Restauração de Portugal em 1640
33. Fred L. Wilson Fred L. Wilson Actor, The Cause of It All
34. Carolyn Lee Carolyn Lee Actress, The Lottery Man
35. Bill O'Neill Bill O'Neill Self, World Series Baseball Game
36. Marcia Moore Marcia Moore Actress, Dorothy and the Scarecrow in Oz
37. Gladys Field Gladys Field Actress, The Two Reformations
38. Thomas Commerford Thomas Commerford Actor, The Fable of the People's Choice Who Answered the Call of Duty and Took Seltzer
39. Millie Liston Millie Liston Actress, Traffic in Souls
40. Oliver Doud Byron Oliver Doud Byron Writer, Across the Continent
41. Gabrielle Réjane Gabrielle Réjane Actress, Alsace
42. Will S. Davis Will S. Davis Director, Destruction
43. Peter Fjelstrup Peter Fjelstrup Actor, Blind Justice
44. Rollo Balmain Rollo Balmain Actor, Humanity; or, Only a Jew
45. Charles Tomlinson Griffes Charles Tomlinson Griffes Soundtrack, Glorifying the American Girl
46. Mrs. Humphrey Ward Mrs. Humphrey Ward Writer, The Marriage of William Ashe
47. Salvador Rosich Salvador Rosich Actor, El fusilamiento de Dorrego
48. Walter Edwards Walter Edwards Director, A Pair of Silk Stockings
49. W.A. Tarleton W.A. Tarleton Actor, Injustice A graduate of Georgia State Industrial College for Negroes (now Savannah State College) and Howard University Medical School, W.A. Tarleton interned at Provident Hospital in Chicago under the tutelage of Dr. Daniel Hale Williams Tarleton moved to Los Angeles in 1914 and established a thriving general medical practice which ended with his untimely death.
50. Bal Gangadhar Tilak Bal Gangadhar Tilak Self, Tilak Bathing at the Ganges Indian nationalist, scholar, and philosopher. He was born in Ratnagiri during British rule of India in 1956. After teaching mathematics, he was owner and editor of 2 weekly newspapers. A militant member of the 'extremist' wing within the Indian National Congress (and a member of the famous 'Lal, Pal and Bal' trio)...
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