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1. Joseph Conrad Joseph Conrad Writer, The Duellists Joseph Conrad was born in Berdichev, Kiev Province, now the Ukraine, to Polish parents Apollo Korzeniowski and Ewa Bobrowska. His father was a political activist and he and his family were exiled after he was suspected of involvement with revolutionary activities. Conrad had no friends as a child and rarely associated with boys or girls...
2. Franz Kafka Franz Kafka Writer, The Trial Franz Kafka was born into a German-speaking Jewish family in Prague, Austrian Empire, in 1883. His father, Hermann Kafka, was a business owner and a domestic tyrant, frequently abusing his son. Kafka later admitted to his father, "My writing was all about you...". He believed that his father broke his will and caused insecurity and guilt...
3. Frances Hodgson Burnett Frances Hodgson Burnett Writer, The Secret Garden Born in Manchester, England on November 24 1849, Frances Eliza Hodgson was the eldest daughter in a family of two boys and three girls. After her father's death when she was three years old, the Hodgsdons experienced severe financial difficulties. As a young girl, she would scrawl little stories on sheets of old notebooks...
4. Giacomo Puccini Giacomo Puccini Soundtrack, Milk Italian composer, one of the greatest exponents of operatic realism, who virtually brought the history of Italian opera to an end. His mature operas include "La Bohème" (1896), "Tosca" (1900), "Madama Butterfly" (1904), and "Turandot" left incomplete.
5. Gabriel Fauré Gabriel Fauré Soundtrack, Captain America: Civil War Gabriel-Urbian Faure was born May 12, 1845, in Pamires, Mid-Pyrenees, France. He was the youngest of 6 children born to Toussaint and Marie Faure. From the age of 9 he studied piano and organ with Camille Saint-Saëns at the Ecole Niedermeyer. Saint-Saene encouraged young Faure to play piano music by Franz Liszt...
6. Thomas H. Ince Thomas H. Ince Producer, The Coward Thomas H. Ince was born into a family of stage actors. He appeared on the stage at age six and worked with a number of stock companies, making his Broadway debut at 15. Vaudeville work was inconsistent, so he was a lifeguard, a promoter and part-time actor. His stage career was a failure but by 1910 he joined Biograph...
7. Woodrow Wilson Woodrow Wilson Self, Governor Wilson
8. V.I. Lenin V.I. Lenin Writer, Padenie dinastii Romanovykh
9. J.B. Warner J.B. Warner Actor, Big Stakes James Byron Warner was the younger brother of H.B. Warner and the son of Charles Warner, a prominent English stage actor, whose own father James Warner, whom J.B. was named after, was also a famous actor. Born in Nebraska in 1895, the handsome J.B. joined the Warner family profession, though--unlike his older brother--he never appeared on the Broadway stage...
10. E. Nesbit E. Nesbit Writer, The Railway Children
11. Kate Lester Kate Lester Actress, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
12. Louis Delluc Louis Delluc Director, Fièvre
13. Frank Moore Frank Moore Actor, The New Wizard of Oz
14. Eva May Eva May Actress, Die Fledermaus
15. Billy Armstrong Billy Armstrong Actor, The Bank
16. Anatole France Anatole France Writer, Golfstrim pod aysbergom Anatole France, the 1921 Nobel laureate for literature, was born Jacques Anatole Thibault in Paris on April 16, 1844, the son of a Paris book dealer. He attended the Parisian boys' school Collège Stanislas, where he received a classical education, and later matriculated at the École des Chartes. For 20 years after finishing his education...
17. Ernest Joy Ernest Joy Actor, The Prisoner of the Mountains
18. William Tilghman William Tilghman Director, The Bank Robbery William Matthew Tilghman served as a lawman for 35 years. In his career he rode with the Earps, was a lawman in Dodge City, Kansas, and battled the Dalton gang and the Wild Bunch. In the early 1900s he became fed up with the way Hollywood glamorized the outlaws of the west and, along with his friends E.D. Nix and Chris Madsen...
19. Amleto Novelli Amleto Novelli Actor, Quo Vadis?
20. George Mallory George Mallory Self, The Epic of Everest
21. Eleonora Duse Eleonora Duse Actress, Cenere
22. Victor Herbert Victor Herbert Soundtrack, A Room with a View Every professional recording artist today owes their livelihood to some degree to Victor Herbert. Working closely with John Philip Sousa, Irving Berlin and others, he was the driving force in founding the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) on February 13, 1914. He became its vice-president and director until his death in 1924...
23. Frank Farrington Frank Farrington Actor, A Hatful of Trouble
24. Royal Douglas Royal Douglas Actor, The Fable of the Two Unfettered Birds
25. Ben Deeley Ben Deeley Actor, Ima Simp, Goat
26. George Majeroni George Majeroni Actor, My Lady Incog.
27. Lillian Drew Lillian Drew Actress, The Reaping The beautiful Lillian Drew was born in Chicago in 1886. Lillian became a highly popular musical comedy theatre star from the mid 1900's, often appearing with her husband actor E.H. Calvert. Later Lillian a gorgeous brunette starred in more than 90 drama and comedy films and became known as Lily of the Essanay...
28. Frank Dayton Frank Dayton Actor, The Death Weight
29. Ben Walker Ben Walker Actor, Mixed Flats
30. Àngel Guimerà Àngel Guimerà Writer, El padre Juanico
31. Gene Stratton-Porter Gene Stratton-Porter Writer, A Girl of the Limberlost Born the daughter of a Methodist minister, Gene was the youngest of 12 children. Gene got her start when she sent bird and animal photographs to "Recreation" magazine. The magazine was so impressed, they asked her to write for them. She also wrote for "Outing" magazine. At this point, she turned to writing fiction.
32. William H. Brown William H. Brown Actor, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
33. Jules Greenbaum Jules Greenbaum Producer, Der Andere
34. Aaron Hoffman Aaron Hoffman Writer, Friendly Enemies
35. Charles Brandt Charles Brandt Actor, The Heart of a 'Boss' Charles Brandt born in Philadelphia in 1862. well-known stage performer from the 1880s. cheerful, white-haired gentleman who starred and supported in more than 60 movies for the Lubin Film Company from 1911, often seen as professionals or fathers in dramas and comedies, first appeared in 'His Chorus Girl Wife' directed by Harry Solter and starring Florence Lawrence in 1911...
36. Lottie Alter Lottie Alter Actress, An Arizona Romance
37. Theodore Morse Theodore Morse Soundtrack, Trainspotting
38. Douglas Munro Douglas Munro Actor, For Home and Country
39. Valery Briusov Valery Briusov Writer, Ispoved neznakomtsu Valeri Briusov was a Russian writer, poet, dramatist, critic, and historian. He was one of the founders of Symbolist movement in Russia. He was born Valeri Yakovlevich Briusov on December 13, 1873, in Moscow, Russia. His grandfather, Aleksandr Bakulin, was a poet, and his father, Yakov Briusov, was a wealthy merchant who also published his poems and stories...
40. Édouard de Max Édouard de Max Actor, Une vengeance d'Edgar Poë
41. James Chapin James Chapin Director, Surging Seas
42. Eugénie Nau Eugénie Nau Actress, L'honneur du nom
43. J.C. Buckstone J.C. Buckstone Actor, Old Scrooge
44. Vano Sarajishvili Vano Sarajishvili Actor, Mamis mkvleli
45. Antonio Corsi Antonio Corsi Actor, False Women
46. Lola Visconti-Brignone Lola Visconti-Brignone Actress, Nei labirinti di un'anima
47. Marie Corelli Marie Corelli Writer, Leaves From Satan's Book
48. Frederick Fenn Frederick Fenn Writer, Suds
49. Bobby Franks Bobby Franks
50. Chick Morrison Chick Morrison Actor, The Wedding Dress Charles Pacific (Chick) Morrison was born on April 3, 1878 at Morrison, Colorado, USA, the son of Tom Morrison. Upon reaching adulthood Chick Morrison was a familiar figure throughout the western cattle country, being an expert cowboy as a trainer of animals, especially horses. Morrison often appeared in rodeos and riding contests...
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