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1. Gaston Leroux Gaston Leroux Writer, The Phantom of the Opera A native of Paris, France, a poet, journalist and novelist, Gaston Leroux is known for his many creative horror stories, including "Rouilable", "The Haunted Chair" and "The Wax Mask", but is probably best known for his work "The Phantom of the Opera", which became Leroux's prize possession. He wrote...
2. Romaine Fielding Romaine Fielding Actor, The Rattlesnake
3. Isadora Duncan Isadora Duncan Writer, Isadora Isadora Duncan was an American dancer and innovative educator known for interdisciplinary and cross-cultural projects, and a hectic marriage to the famous Russian poet Sergei Esenin. She was born Isador 'Dora' Angela Duncan on May 26, 1877, in San Francisco, California. Her father, Joseph Duncan...
4. June Mathis June Mathis Writer, Greed June Mathis was born June Beulah Hughes in 1887 in Leadville, Colorado. Her father died at a young age and her mother married William Mathis. She grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, which she would proudly consider her hometown for the rest of her life. At the age of 13 she pursued a career in vaudeville...
5. Katherine Corri Harris Katherine Corri Harris Actress, The House of Mirth
6. Lynn Reynolds Lynn Reynolds Director, Sky High Former newspaper reporter in Iowa, Reynolds played in several films for the Burton King Company before joining Universal as a writer/director. Reynolds shot himself, in front of guests, following an argument with his wife, actress Kathleen O'Connor, during a welcome home party being held in his honor following an on location movie shoot...
7. Gregory Kelly Gregory Kelly Actor, The Show-Off
8. George Nichols George Nichols Actor, In the Clutches of the Gang
9. Julia Hurley Julia Hurley Actress, Grandmother
10. Marcus Loew Marcus Loew Producer, The Saphead His film resume belies the fact that he was the most important man in motion pictures at the time of his death. Born as Max Loew in New York City to a poverty-stricken Viennese waiter, his life could've easily gone the the way of many boys of the east side slums, except that he was hyper-enterprising...
11. Charles Emmett Mack Charles Emmett Mack Actor, A Woman of the World
12. Jerome K. Jerome Jerome K. Jerome Writer, Three Men in a Boat Born in Walsall, Staffordshire, in 1859, son of an unsuccessful ironmonger. Raised in London, and educated at Marylebone Grammar School. Started work as railway clerk at fourteen, and later worked as schoolmaster, actor and journalist. Two volumes of humorous essays preceded "Three Men In A Boat" (1889)...
13. Robert McKim Robert McKim Actor, The Mark of Zorro Married to actresses Dorcas Matthews and Ottie Ardine, George got his start at 14 years of age, as a singing and dancing waiter in Chicago. McKim began a long career on the stage with the Alcazar stock company in San Francisco. In vaudeville, he teamed for many years with Johnny Cantwell. He later worked...
14. Sam Warner Sam Warner Director, A Dangerous Adventure Benjamin and Pearl Warner were both born in the Polish town of Krasnashiltz, Poland in 1857. Being Jewish meant suffering at the hands of an oppressive government that denied them both a chance at a formal education and guaranteed second-class status. Benjamin, a cobbler by trade, sought out a better life and left his wife and 2 children...
15. Einar Hanson Einar Hanson Actor, The Joyless Street
16. Kate Toncray Kate Toncray Actress, The White Caps
17. Tom Nesbitt Tom Nesbitt Actor, The Last Witness As a prominent young stage actor of his era, Tom Nesbitt appeared frequently in England as well as touring the U.S. with Margaret Lawrence, Katherine Cornell, Ruth Chatterton, etc. He married actress Mignon O'Doherty in London, England, which was his permanent address. They had two children: Prudence Nesbitt (Chapman) and Thomas Hunter Michael Nesbitt...
18. Hughie Mack Hughie Mack Actor, How Fatty Made Good
19. Arthur Bourchier Arthur Bourchier Actor, The Great Day
20. Ryûnosuke Akutagawa Ryûnosuke Akutagawa Writer, Rashômon
21. Georgia Woodthorpe Georgia Woodthorpe Actress, Kultur
22. Walter Spencer Walter Spencer Actor, The Barren Gain
23. Robert Hilliard Robert Hilliard Writer, The Ex-Convict
24. James Oliver Curwood James Oliver Curwood Writer, The Bear
25. Earle Williams Earle Williams Actor, The Heart of the King's Jester
26. Lizzie Andrew Borden Lizzie Andrew Borden Writer, Dance Theatre of Harlem: Fall River Legend Lizzie Borden has mystified and fascinated crime buffs for over a century. Few cases in American history have attracted as much attention as the hatchet murders and the unlikely defendant: a church-going, respectable "spinster" daughter charged with parricide, a crime worthy of Classical Greek tragedy...
27. Ray Raymond Ray Raymond Actor, The Mystery of the Silent Death Ray Raymond starred in musicals in the 20's and did some early films. He was mostly known for musical comedy, touring the country. Ray Raymond died following a fist fight with another actor, Paul Kelly. The two men fought over Ray's wife, Dorothy Mackaye. Dorothy was convicted of concealing evidence and served 10 months; Paul Kelly was found guilty of manslaughter and served 2 years.
28. Travers Vale Travers Vale Director, Betsy Ross
29. Alfredo Bertone Alfredo Bertone Actor, For the Queen's Honor
30. Hudson Maxim Hudson Maxim Self, Hudson Maxim
31. Mattie Wilkes Mattie Wilkes Actress, The Symbol of the Unconquered
32. Bruce McRae Bruce McRae Actor, The Chain Invisible Bruce McRae born in India in 1867 of Scot and English Parents. Stage performer of British and American Theatre. He went to New Zealand at the age of 16 where he worked in cattle ranching, moved to Australia for five years and became a surveyor. In 1890, he moved to the United States where he became manager of a cattle ranch in Laramie...
33. Cécile Guyon Cécile Guyon Actress, Sapho
34. Eagle Eye Eagle Eye Actor, The Half-Breed's Daughter
35. William J. Butler William J. Butler Actor, Dan the Dandy
36. Theodore Westman Jr. Theodore Westman Jr. Actor, The Flapper
37. Rube Miller Rube Miller Actor, Rube's Hotel Tangle
38. Valli Valli Valli Valli Actress, Her Debt of Honor
39. Tom Kerrick Tom Kerrick Actor, Men in the Raw
40. Gene Cameron Gene Cameron Actor, The Gay Retreat
41. Victoria Monks Victoria Monks Actress, The Love Song
42. Diana Miller Diana Miller Actress, The Rainbow Trail
43. Elita Proctor Otis Elita Proctor Otis Actress, The Torrent
44. Charles Dickson Charles Dickson Actor, The Buffer
45. Helen Howard Helen Howard Actress, My Wild Irish Rose
46. Charles Nungesser Charles Nungesser Actor, The Sky Raider
47. Gladys Roy Gladys Roy Actress, The Fighting Ranger
48. H. Ashton Tonge H. Ashton Tonge Actor, A Christmas Carol
49. Axel Ringvall Axel Ringvall Actor, Livet på landet
50. Virginia Chester Virginia Chester Actress, The Yaqui Girl Virginia Evelyn Chester was born August 27, 1896 in San Francisco to Louis Chester and Kathleen (Kate) Judge. Her film debut was in "The Yaqui Girl" (1910), for Pathe Films. She was a leading lady with the Bison-101 Ranch Company and with Universal Pictures. Other film credits included "The Frenzy of Firewater" (1912)...
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