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1. Rudolph Valentino Rudolph Valentino Actor, The Son of the Sheik Alla Nazimova'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 Barbara La Marr was born in Yakima, Washington, on July 28, 1896, as Reatha Watson. Her childhood was mostly uneventful, mainly because Yakima--today a medium-sized city with a population of over 50, 000-wasn't exactly a beehive of activity. Her parents eventually moved to the Los Angeles area, where she began to explore the show business lifestyle in whatever form she could...
4. 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...
5. Florence Saunders Florence Saunders Actress, The Wandering Jew
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. Annie Oakley Annie Oakley Self, Actors' Fund Field Day
8. Tom Forman Tom Forman Actor, Within the Noose
9. 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...
10. Robert Lincoln Robert Lincoln Self, Prince Henry (of Prussia) at Lincoln's Monument, Chicago, Ill.
11. Alva Garbo Alva Garbo Actress, En lyckoriddare
12. 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.
13. James K. Hackett James K. Hackett Actor, The Prisoner of Zenda Handsome classical stage and screen actor James K. Hackett born James Keteltas Hackett in Ontario, Canada in 1869. Son of the celebrated Shakespearian actor James Henry Hackett. Like his father he studied law at the College of the City of New York, his outstanding acting talent soon became evident in college theatricals and after leaving he embarked on a stage career after graduation in 1891...
14. Eddie Lyons Eddie Lyons Actor, Too Many Burglars
15. Billy Quirk Billy Quirk Actor, Algie, the Miner
16. Kisaburo Kurihara Kisaburo Kurihara Actor, Jasei no Midara
17. Charles Avery Charles Avery Actor, Across the Alley
18. Queen Margherita Queen Margherita Self, Queen Margherita of Italy in Oberammergau
19. Matsunosuke Onoe Matsunosuke Onoe Actor, Gôketsu 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...
20. Fritz Schade Fritz Schade Actor, Laughing Gas
21. Arthur Albertson Arthur Albertson Actor, Rival Artists Born in Waycross, Georgia. Stage and silent screen actor in handsome leading man roles. Navy veteran. Albertson was active on Broadway from 1919-26, appearing in 6 productions. Committed suicide in New York City on October 26, 1926, by drinking Lysol after the close of a stage show in Chicago. He was married to actress Esther Howard...
22. Peter the Great Peter the Great Actor, The Sign of the Claw 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...
23. Lillian Lawrence Lillian Lawrence Actress, Three Ages
24. Lothar Mehnert Lothar Mehnert Actor, The Haunted Castle
25. Victory Bateman Victory Bateman Actress, A Slave of Corruption
26. Karl Victor Plagge Karl Victor Plagge Actor, Der krasse Fuchs
27. Harold M. Shaw Harold M. Shaw Director, The Land Beyond the Sunset
28. Carrie Clark Ward Carrie Clark Ward Actress, The Eagle
29. Willard Louis Willard Louis Actor, Robin Hood
30. Edwin A. Abbott Edwin A. Abbott Writer, Flatland
31. Sara Alexander Sara Alexander Actress, The Glorious Adventure
32. Harry Griffith Harry Griffith Actor, Shoes
33. Georges Vaultier Georges Vaultier Actor, The Phantom of the Moulin-Rouge
34. Edwin B. Tilton Edwin B. Tilton Actor, Hearts United
35. J. Herbert Frank J. Herbert Frank Actor, Wise Husbands
36. Frank Norcross Frank Norcross Actor, Friends in San Rosario
37. Israel Zangwill Israel Zangwill Writer, The Verdict
38. Eugene V. Debs Eugene V. Debs Uncategorised
39. Pauline Armitage Pauline Armitage Actress, False Pride
40. Harry Leighton Harry Leighton Actor, The Dragon
41. Grete Lundt Grete Lundt Actress, Ohne Zeugen
42. Lujza Blaha Lujza Blaha Self, A táncz
43. Dorothy Smoller Dorothy Smoller Actress, Out of the Fog
44. Alfred Hollingsworth Alfred Hollingsworth Actor, Hell's Hinges
45. John Fairbanks John Fairbanks Miscellaneous Crew, Wild and Woolly
46. Joe Moore Joe Moore Actor, Be Careful, Dearie! Brother of actress 'Mary Moore (I).
47. Helge Nissen Helge Nissen Actor, Leaves Out of the Book of Satan
48. Otto Ernst Otto Ernst Writer, Flachsmann als Erzieher
49. Nick Long Nick Long Actor, Shore Leave
50. W.H. Burton W.H. Burton Actor, Cy Whittaker's Ward
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