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1. Lon Chaney Lon Chaney Actor, The Phantom of the Opera Although his parents were deaf-mutes, Leonidas Chaney became an actor and also owner of a theatre company (together with his brother John). He made his debut at the movies in 1912, and his filmography is vast. Lon Chaney was especially famous for his horror parts in movies like e.g. Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame...
2. Mabel Normand Mabel Normand Actress, Tillie's Punctured Romance Mabel Normand was barely in her teens when her family moved to New York. The daughter of a vaudeville musician, she began modeling for artists and photographers including James Montgomery Flagg and Charles Dana Gibson. From modeling, she went into films where her first picture was Over the Garden Wall. After she left Vitagraph...
3. Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle Writer, Sherlock Holmes
4. D.H. Lawrence D.H. Lawrence Writer, Women in Love David Herbert Lawrence was born in Nottinghamshire, England, 11 September 1885. His father was a coal miner, his mother a genteel woman who sought education and refinement for her son. Lawrence earned a university degree and taught school for a short time. While still a student he began to publish his poems and short stories...
5. Armitage Trail Armitage Trail Writer, Scarface
6. Milton Sills Milton Sills Actor, The Sea Hawk American leading man of silent pictures. Born into affluence in Chicago, he attended the University of Chicago on scholarship and remained there as a professor of psychology and philosophy. A chance visit to the school by actor- manager Donald Robertson led to Sills abandoning his career and joining Robertson's stock company as an actor in 1905...
7. Vladimir Mayakovsky Vladimir Mayakovsky Writer, The Young Lady and the Holligan Vladimir Mayakovsky was the leading Russian Futurist poet of the 20th century who created an entirely new form of Russian poetry loosely resembling such modern day rappers as Eminem and Snoop Dogg. He was born Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky on July 19, 1893, in the town of Bagdadi...
8. Kenneth Hawks Kenneth Hawks Director, Big Time
9. William Howard Taft William Howard Taft Self, Taft Playing Golf
10. Clare Eames Clare Eames Actress, The New Commandment
11. Anders Randolf Anders Randolf Actor, The Black Pirate Anders Randolf was born Anders Randrup in Denmark 1870. His parents were Matthius Randrup and Kristine Jensen. He had a number of siblings - two of which were sisters Kirstine Randrup born in 1884 and Jensine Marie Randrup born 1880. He grew up on Old Rybjergaard farm, living with an Aunt rather than his parents. Her name was Marie (Randrup) and she was married to Anders Kristian Jensen...
12. Rudolph Schildkraut Rudolph Schildkraut Actor, A Ship Comes In
13. Dorothy Seastrom Dorothy Seastrom Actress, Crushed
14. F. Richard Jones F. Richard Jones Director, Bulldog Drummond One of the moving forces of early American silent comedy, F. Richard Jones made dozens of hilarious two-reel comedies for Mack Sennett in the mid-teens and early 1920s, featuring such stars as Louise Fazenda, Slim Summerville, Edgar Kennedy and Ben Turpin. He then graduated to feature films...
15. Beverly Parrish Beverly Parrish Actress, A Tough Winter
16. Georgette Méliès Georgette Méliès Actress, Une partie de cartes
17. Horst Wessel Horst Wessel Soundtrack, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
18. Diane Ellis Diane Ellis Actress, Laughter
19. Manfred Noa Manfred Noa Director, Nathan der Weise
20. Fuller Mellish Jr. Fuller Mellish Jr. Actor, Applause
21. Charles Gilpin Charles Gilpin Actor, Ten Nights in a Barroom
22. Sunshine Hart Sunshine Hart Actress, My Best Girl
23. Maria Orska Maria Orska Actress, Dämon und Mensch
24. Harry Watson Harry Watson Actor, Zander the Great
25. William J. Locke William J. Locke Writer, Ladies in Lavender
26. Lorna Moon Lorna Moon Writer, Min and Bill
27. Alfred von Tirpitz Alfred von Tirpitz Uncategorised
28. Edward José Edward José Director, The Iron Claw Belgian-born Edward José began his film career as an actor, starring opposite Theda Bara in one of her most famous films, A Fool There Was. Turning to directing shortly afterwards, he handled several Pearl White serials, and piloted many features in the late 1910s and early 1920s. His most ambitious film was The Beloved Vagabond...
29. William 'Cap' Anderson Hatfield William 'Cap' Anderson Hatfield Uncategorised
30. Ben F. Wilson Ben F. Wilson Actor, Officer '444' Ben F. Wilson, the prolific movie actor and director of the silent era, was born on July 7, 1876, in Corning, New York. His career as an actor began as most other thespians did in that era: as a member of a theatrical stock company. The stock companies that employed Wilson worked the East Coast circuits...
31. Joe Schenck Joe Schenck Soundtrack, Gus Van and Joe Schenck
32. Jeanne de Balzac Jeanne de Balzac Actress, Salammbô
33. Chief Yellow Robe Chief Yellow Robe Actor, The Silent Enemy
34. Will D. Cobb Will D. Cobb Soundtrack, Forget Paris Songwriter ("Sunbonnet Sue", "School Days", "Waltz Me Around Again Willie"), and author, educated at Girard College. He was a department-store salesman before becoming a songwriter. Joining ASCAP in 1927, his chief musical collaborator was Gus Edwards. His other popular-song compositions include "Yip-I-Addy-I-Ay"...
35. Sidney Paxton Sidney Paxton Actor, The Girl from Downing Street
36. Eugene Silvain Eugene Silvain Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
37. David Smith David Smith Director, Pampered Youth
38. Max Maximilian Max Maximilian Actor, Refuge
39. Denise Lorys Denise Lorys Actress, Peach Skin
40. A.E. Coleby A.E. Coleby Director, Long Odds
41. William J. Ferguson William J. Ferguson Actor, John Smith
42. Isabel Vernon Isabel Vernon Actress, Cinderella
43. Glenn Curtiss Glenn Curtiss Self, Our Mutual Girl
44. Vladimir Arsenev Vladimir Arsenev Writer, Dersu Uzala
45. Beth Slater Whitson Beth Slater Whitson Soundtrack, Out of Sight American songwriter who composed hundreds of songs, many of them now standards. The daughter of a journalist, Whitson was born in Hickman County, Tennessee, where she collaborated with her sister Alice on lyrics. She also wrote poetry and was widely published as a poet and fiction writer. In 1909, she...
46. Inocencia Alcubierre Inocencia Alcubierre Actress, Lilian
47. Emilio Ghione Emilio Ghione Actor, Il triangolo giallo
48. Giovanni Grasso Sr. Giovanni Grasso Sr. Actor, Cavalleria rusticana
49. Allyn King Allyn King Actress, The Fighting Blade
50. Michael Vavitch Michael Vavitch Actor, Two Arabian Knights
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