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1. 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...
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. James O'Neill James O'Neill Actor, The Count of Monte Cristo
4. 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...
5. Eleanor H. Porter Eleanor H. Porter Writer, Pollyanna
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. Mario Caserini Mario Caserini Director, The Last Days of Pompeii
8. Hal Reid Hal Reid Writer, At Cripple Creek
9. Harry Solter Harry Solter Director, The Closed Door
10. Doc Crane Doc Crane Actor, Lord John's Journal
11. Anthony O'Sullivan Anthony O'Sullivan Actor, Old Offenders
12. Ormer Locklear Ormer Locklear Actor, The Skywayman
13. Ömer Seyfettin Ömer Seyfettin Writer, Diyet
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. Mrs. Humphrey Ward Mrs. Humphrey Ward Writer, The Marriage of William Ashe
16. Hazel Neason Hazel Neason Actress, The Answered Prayer
17. John Burton John Burton Actor, The Bond Between
18. Mollie McConnell Mollie McConnell Actress, His Old-Fashioned Dad
19. John Reed John Reed Writer, October (Ten Days that Shook the World)
20. William Hartigan William Hartigan Actor, The Menace of the Mute
21. 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)...
22. Gaby Deslys Gaby Deslys Actress, Le Dieu du hasard
23. Suzanne Grandais Suzanne Grandais Actress, Le mystère des roches de Kador
24. Enrique Rosas Enrique Rosas Director, The Grey Automobile
25. Lew Hart Lew Hart Actor, The Deacon's Son
26. Gladys Field Gladys Field Actress, The Two Reformations
27. William Dean Howells William Dean Howells Writer, Christmas Every Day
28. Sam Sothern Sam Sothern Actor, Eyes of Youth
29. Hildur Carlberg Hildur Carlberg Actress, The Parson's Widow
30. Venustiano Carranza Venustiano Carranza Self, Animated Weekly, No. 32 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...
31. Aurelio Sidney Aurelio Sidney Actor, El león
32. Theodore Marston Theodore Marston Director, Robin Hood
33. 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"...
34. Carolyn Lee Carolyn Lee Actress, The Lottery Man
35. Walter Edwards Walter Edwards Director, A Pair of Silk Stockings
36. Bill O'Neill Bill O'Neill Self, World Series Baseball Game
37. John Lawson John Lawson Actor, Humanity; or, Only a Jew
38. Peter Carl Fabergé Peter Carl Fabergé Self, Million Dollar Tech
39. A.E. George A.E. George Actor, Brigadier Gerard
40. 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...
41. George W. Anson George W. Anson Actor, The President's Special
42. C.N. Williamson C.N. Williamson Writer, A Woman in Grey
43. 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...
44. Leo Delaney Leo Delaney Actor, A Tin-Type Romance
45. Victor Blüthgen Victor Blüthgen Writer, Gendarm Möbius
46. Félicien Trewey Félicien Trewey Self, The Lumière Brothers' First Films
47. Thomas Persse Thomas Persse Actor, A Pair of Silk Stockings
48. Milton 'Skeets' Elliott Milton 'Skeets' Elliott Stunts, The Skywayman
49. Lyston Lyle Lyston Lyle Actor, A Vagabond's Revenge
50. 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...
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