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1. James O'Neill James O'Neill Actor, The Count of Monte Cristo
2. Olive Thomas Olive Thomas Actress, The Flapper Oliveretta Elaine Duffy was born on October 20, 1894, in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. Olive, 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. She married Bernard Krug Thomas at the age of 16 (which wasn't uncommon at the time)...
3. 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...
4. Harry Solter Harry Solter Director, The Closed Door
5. 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...
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. John Reed John Reed Writer, October (Ten Days that Shook the World)
8. Eleanor H. Porter Eleanor H. Porter Writer, Pollyanna
9. Suzanne Grandais Suzanne Grandais Actress, Le mystère des roches de Kador
10. Hal Reid Hal Reid Writer, At Cripple Creek
11. Venustiano Carranza Venustiano Carranza Self, Following the Flag in Mexico 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...
12. Ormer Locklear Ormer Locklear Actor, The Skywayman
13. Walter Edwards Walter Edwards Director, A Pair of Silk Stockings
14. 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...
15. Mario Caserini Mario Caserini Director, The Last Days of Pompeii
16. William Dean Howells William Dean Howells Writer, Christmas Every Day
17. Aurelio Sidney Aurelio Sidney Actor, El león
18. John Burton John Burton Actor, The Bond Between
19. Gaby Deslys Gaby Deslys Actress, Le Dieu du hasard
20. Frank Carter Frank Carter Actor, The Curse of the Great Southwest
21. Mollie McConnell Mollie McConnell Actress, His Old-Fashioned Dad
22. Anthony O'Sullivan Anthony O'Sullivan Actor, Old Offenders
23. 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...
24. Antal Nyáray Antal Nyáray Actor, The Last Bohemian
25. Oliver Doud Byron Oliver Doud Byron Writer, Across the Continent
26. Józef Ostoja-Sulnicki Józef Ostoja-Sulnicki Director, Meir Ezofowicz
27. Félicien Trewey Félicien Trewey Self, The Lumière Brothers' First Films
28. George W. Anson George W. Anson Actor, The President's Special
29. Gabrielle Réjane Gabrielle Réjane Actress, Alsace
30. Max Bruch Max Bruch Soundtrack, Kinsey
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. Fred L. Wilson Fred L. Wilson Actor, The Cause of It All
33. Aleksandr Kolchak Aleksandr Kolchak Uncategorised Aleksandr Kolchak, a Czarist admiral who led the military resistance to the Bolshevik government in Russia after the 1917 revolution, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1874. His family had a long history of military service (his father was an artillery officer who fought the British in the Battle of Sevastopol in the Crimean War...
34. Rachel de Solla Rachel de Solla Actress, Robert's Capture
35. James S. Barcus James S. Barcus Writer, The Governor's Boss A native of Sullivan County, Indiana, James Solomon Barcus was born March 18, 1863. Solomon, his father, was a blacksmith; his mother Martha was a granddaughter of Nathan Hinkle, the erstwhile Revolutionary War veteran. During his youth, the Barcus family struggled to make ends meet. Barcus dropped out of school frequently to work on his parents' farm...
36. Ömer Seyfettin Ömer Seyfettin Writer, Diyet
37. Fritz Sterler Fritz Sterler Actor, The General's Children
38. Victor Blüthgen Victor Blüthgen Writer, Gendarm Möbius
39. Alajos Mészáros Alajos Mészáros Actor, A hadtest parancsnok
40. Theodore Marston Theodore Marston Director, Robin Hood
41. Ned Finley Ned Finley Actor, O'Garry of the Royal Mounted
42. Lyston Lyle Lyston Lyle Actor, A Vagabond's Revenge
43. Ludwig Ganghofer Ludwig Ganghofer Writer, The Monastery's Hunter Ludwig Ganghofer was a German Heimat-writer. More than 34 of his novels were made into films. He was born in Kauftbeuren, Bavaria, Germany, as the son of the Bavarian Ministerialrat August Ganghofer and Caroline (born as Louis). After graduating from high school he worked as a mechanic in Augsburg. Then he studied literature and philosophy in Munich and Berlin...
44. Gladys Field Gladys Field Actress, The Two Reformations
45. Leo Delaney Leo Delaney Actor, A Tin-Type Romance
46. Edna Hunter Edna Hunter Actress, Are You an Elk?
47. Doc Crane Doc Crane Actor, Lord John's Journal
48. Clifton Crawford Clifton Crawford Actor, The Galloper
49. Eugene Gaudio Eugene Gaudio Cinematographer, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Eugene Gaudio, the younger brother of Oscar-winning cinematographer Tony Gaudio, was born in Italy on December 31, 1886, the son of a professional photographer. Both Eugene and his older brother Tony learned the craft of photography in his father's portrait studio. In approximately 1905, Eugene displayed an interest in motion picture photography...
50. Reginald De Koven Reginald De Koven Soundtrack, Harlem Nights Composer ("Oh, Promise Me") and author, educated at St. John's College in Oxford, England. He also studied with Lebert, Pruckner, Vannucini, von Suppe, Genee, and Delibes. He earned an honorary Mus. D. at Racine College. He first worked in a brokerage firm, and also owned a dry-cleaning business in 1882...
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