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1. Rudolph Valentino Rudolph Valentino Actor, The Son of the Sheik Alla's friend,Natacha Rambova (nee Winifred Hudnut) became romantically involved with Rudy and they lived together in her bungalow, from 1921 (during the filming of Camille) until they eloped to Mexico 13 May, 1922 in the belief his divorce from Jean Acker was official. After their re-marriage...
2. Harry Houdini Harry Houdini Actor, Haldane of the Secret Service The great American escape artist and magician Houdini (immortalized by a memorable performance by Tony Curtis in the eponymous 1953 film) was born Erich Weiss on March 24, 1874 in Budapest, Hungary, though he often gave his birthplace as Appleton, Wisconsin, where he was raised. One of five brothers and one daughter born to rabbi Samuel Weiss and his wife Cecilia...
3. Barbara La Marr Barbara La Marr Actress, The White Moth Reatha Watson (Barbara La Marr) is most famous as one of the first drug-related deaths in Hollywood, but she is notable for many other reasons. Born in Yakima, Washington, her parents moved to the Imperial Valley in California, where Reatha began her explorations of Los Angeles as a teenager. After...
4. Willard Louis Willard Louis Actor, Robin Hood
5. Annie Oakley Annie Oakley Self, Actors' Fund Field Day
6. Claude Monet Claude Monet Self, Claude Monet 1840-1926 Oscar-Claude Monet was born on November 14, 1840, in Paris, France. His father, named Adolphe Monet, was a grocer. His mother, named Louise-Justine Monet, was a singer. Young Monet grew up in Le Havre, Normandy. There he developed a reputation for the caricatures he loved to draw. He studied drawing with Jean-Francois Ochard...
7. Rainer Maria Rilke Rainer Maria Rilke Writer, Ana Rainer Maria Rilke was born in Prague on the 4th of December 1878 as the son of a military man working with railroads. After he visited a military Upper School he tried to avoid the army and did the preparations for the final exams and the final exams in private. He went to university to study literature and art...
8. Robert Lincoln Robert Lincoln Self, Prince Henry (of Prussia) at Lincoln's Monument, Chicago, Ill.
9. Florence Saunders Florence Saunders Actress, The Wandering Jew
10. Alva Garbo Alva Garbo Actress, En lyckoriddare
11. Harold M. Shaw Harold M. Shaw Director, The Land Beyond the Sunset
12. Charles Avery Charles Avery Actor, Across the Alley
13. Gordon Sackville Gordon Sackville Actor, The Toilers of the Sea
14. Alfred Hollingsworth Alfred Hollingsworth Actor, Hell's Hinges
15. Feliks Dzierzynski Feliks Dzierzynski Uncategorised
16. Lincoln J. Carter Lincoln J. Carter Writer, Arizona Express
17. Peter the Great Peter the Great Actor, King of the Pack Peter the Great was a remarkably intelligent German-born German shepherd, who after two years of training at the Berlin Police Academy, was brought to Hollywood to perform in movies. In 1926, after appearing in several Hollywood features, Peter was shot and killed during a possible alcohol fueled dispute between his master and another dog fancier...
18. Joseph Carl Breil Joseph Carl Breil Composer, The Phantom of the Opera Not only did Joseph compose music for movies, he was the first person to compose a score specifically for a motion picture - "Queen Elizabeth" in 1912. In addition to film music, Joseph composed for various operas - `Love Laughs at Locksmiths' 1910, `Prof. Tattle' 1913 and, `The Seventh Chord' 1913. Breil died from heart disease.
19. Jacob P. Adler Jacob P. Adler Actor, Michael Strogoff Jacob Adler, the legendary 'Great Eagle' ('adler' is the German word for eagle) of the Yiddish theater, was one of the great American stage actors, ranking with Edwin Booth, John Barrymore and Marlon Brando. Adler also is famous as the patriarch of an acting dynasty that stretched over 100 years from...
20. Carrie Clark Ward Carrie Clark Ward Actress, The Eagle
21. Tom Forman Tom Forman Actor, Within the Noose
22. Arthur Mackley Arthur Mackley Actor, The Deputy's Chance That Won
23. Victory Bateman Victory Bateman Actress, A Slave of Corruption
24. Eugene V. Debs Eugene V. Debs Uncategorised
25. John Fairbanks John Fairbanks Miscellaneous Crew, Wild and Woolly
26. Herbert Booth Herbert Booth Director, Social Salvation
27. John P. Harris John P. Harris Producer, The Life of Buffalo Bill In June, 1905, a far-sighted showman, John P. Harris, resolved to try out something new in entertainment. Films were nothing new of course - Harris had shown them in one of his theatres as early as 1897, but only as an added attraction for vaudeville and repertory companies. Realising that there was a growing public interest in the new medium...
28. Matsunosuke Onoe Matsunosuke Onoe Actor, Goketsu Jiraiya As a young actor in a small traveling Kabuki group, he was discovered by Makino Shozo and made his debut as the main character in Goban Tadanobu in 1909. Later he acted in parts both as a hero and kyokyaku (a professional gambler in the Edo period, often romanticized as a chivalrous 'Robin Hood' figure) one after another...
29. Joe Moore Joe Moore Actor, Be Careful, Dearie! Brother of actress Mary Moore.
30. Fritz Schade Fritz Schade Actor, Laughing Gas
31. Lucy Kieselhausen Lucy Kieselhausen Actress, Tausend und eine Frau. Aus dem Tagebuch eines Junggesellen
32. Clara Knott Clara Knott Actress, Old Lady 31
33. Queen Olga Queen Olga Uncategorised
34. Louis H. Chrispijn Louis H. Chrispijn Director, De drie vrijgezellen
35. Israel Zangwill Israel Zangwill Writer, The Verdict
36. George V. Hobart George V. Hobart Writer, The White Sister
37. Greta Lobo-Braakensiek Greta Lobo-Braakensiek Actress, The Lion's Mouse
38. Vittorio Pieri Vittorio Pieri Actor, Il segno dei tempi
39. Edwin A. Abbott Edwin A. Abbott Writer, Flatland
40. Max Laurence Max Laurence Actor, Die Augen der Mumie Ma
41. Kate Jordan Kate Jordan Writer, Transgression
42. Billy Quirk Billy Quirk Actor, Algie, the Miner
43. Peter Jerndorff Peter Jerndorff Actor, Der var engang
44. Lujza Blaha Lujza Blaha Self, A táncz
45. Kisaburo Kurihara Kisaburo Kurihara Actor, Jasei no Midara
46. Eddie Lyons Eddie Lyons Actor, Too Many Burglars
47. Jeffreys Lewis Jeffreys Lewis Actress, A Regular Girl
48. Maurice Hennequin Maurice Hennequin Writer, Le monsieur de 5 heures
49. Charles Margolis Charles Margolis Actor, The Merry Widow
50. Sara Alexander Sara Alexander Actress, The Glorious Adventure
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