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1. Julia Hurley Julia Hurley Actress, Grandmother
2. 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...
3. Gregory Kelly Gregory Kelly Actor, The Show Off
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. George Nichols George Nichols Actor, In the Clutches of the Gang
7. Ryûnosuke Akutagawa Ryûnosuke Akutagawa Writer, Rashômon
8. Eagle Eye Eagle Eye Actor, The Half-Breed's Daughter
9. 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...
10. James Oliver Curwood James Oliver Curwood Writer, The Bear
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. 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.
14. 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...
15. Katherine Corri Harris Katherine Corri Harris Actress, The House of Mirth
16. 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...
17. Hughie Mack Hughie Mack Actor, How Fatty Made Good
18. Tote Du Crow Tote Du Crow Actor, The Thief of Bagdad Native American actor Tote Du Crow born in Watsonville, California in 1858. Became a popular circus clown from the 1870's until the mid 1910's. Later in his career he was often seen playing the roles of Indian Chief or Mexican bandit in many westerns, dramas and adventure films, making his film debut...
19. Charles Emmett Mack Charles Emmett Mack Actor, A Woman of the World
20. Earle Williams Earle Williams Actor, The Heart of the King's Jester
21. 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)...
22. Diana Miller Diana Miller Actress, The Rainbow Trail
23. Roi Cooper Megrue Roi Cooper Megrue Writer, The Bachelor
24. Red Thompson Red Thompson Actor, The General
25. 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...
26. Kate Toncray Kate Toncray Actress, The White Caps
27. Arnold Daly Arnold Daly Actor, The Exploits of Elaine
28. Einar Hanson Einar Hanson Actor, The Joyless Street
29. Elita Proctor Otis Elita Proctor Otis Actress, The Torrent
30. William Le Queux William Le Queux Writer, Sadounah
31. Ernest Ball Ernest Ball Soundtrack, Flyboys Composer of familiar Irish songs ("When Irish Eyes are Smiling", "Mother Machree", "A Little Bit of Heaven") and pianist, educated at the Cleveland Conservatory. He was a staff composer for a music publishing company from 1907 to 1927, and a vaudeville pianist throughout the USA. He joined ASCAP as a charter member in 1914...
32. Travers Vale Travers Vale Director, Betsy Ross
33. Mattie Wilkes Mattie Wilkes Actress, The Symbol of the Unconquered
34. Gladys Roy Gladys Roy Actress, The Fighting Ranger
35. Tom Lewis Tom Lewis Actor, Steamboat Bill, Jr.
36. Cécile Guyon Cécile Guyon Actress, Sapho
37. Arthur Bourchier Arthur Bourchier Actor, The Great Day
38. Duarte Silva Duarte Silva Actor, A Rosa do Adro
39. William J. Butler William J. Butler Actor, Dan the Dandy
40. Gordon Standing Gordon Standing Actor, Outlaws of the Sea
41. Cora Williams Cora Williams Actress, The Widow's Suitors
42. Paul Davidson Paul Davidson Producer, The Golem Davidson worked in the garment trade before founding the Allgemeine Kinematographen-Theater Gesellschaft, Union-Theater für lebende und Tonbilder G.m.B.H. (A.K.T.G.) in Frankfurt am Main on 21 March 1906 and opening a cinema, the Union-Theater (U.T.), in Mannheim, Germany, in June the same year. Three years later on 4 September 1909...
43. Julia Bruns Julia Bruns Actress, Quand on aime
44. Robert Scholz Robert Scholz Actor, Das Blut der Ahnen
45. Theodore Westman Jr. Theodore Westman Jr. Actor, The Flapper
46. Grace Studdiford Grace Studdiford Actress, The Branded Woman
47. Bruno Rahn Bruno Rahn Director, Dirnentragödie
48. Garry McGarry Garry McGarry Actor, The Wrong Mr. Wright
49. Hugh Jeffrey Hugh Jeffrey Actor, Thou Shalt Not
50. Charles Dickson Charles Dickson Actor, The Buffer
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