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1. F.W. Murnau F.W. Murnau Director, Nosferatu He studied art and literature history at the University of Heidelberg. During World War I, he was a combat pilot.
2. Louis Wolheim Louis Wolheim Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front It was Lionel Barrymore who gave Louis Wolheim (Cornell '07) his start as an actor. Wolheim had had his face more or less smashed in and his nose nicely fractured while playing on a scrub Cornell football team. Later as a Cornell Instructor he found life none too easy. He had worked off and on as an extra in the Wharton studio but never received much attention...
3. Alma Rubens Alma Rubens Actress, Humoresque Alma Rubens was born Alma Genevieve Reubens in San Francisco, California. She was interested in entertaining at an early age. Like most young girls, she enjoyed fantasy play acting and by the time she was 19 had become a full-fledged star. She didn't have to wait long like some of the starlets who haunted casting offices continually...
4. Robert Williams Robert Williams Actor, Platinum Blonde It's fair to say that if 'Frank Capra (I)' hadn't cast Robert "Bobby" Williams in his 1931 film Platinum Blonde the actor would be entirely forgotten today. When the movie was made available on video in the 1980s the promotional copy on the video box emphasized the names most buffs would recognize: actresses Jean Harlow and Loretta Young...
5. Arthur Schnitzler Arthur Schnitzler Writer, Eyes Wide Shut
6. Thomas A. Edison Thomas A. Edison Producer, Frankenstein
7. Tyrone Power Sr. Tyrone Power Sr. Actor, Where Are My Children? Frederick Tyrone Power was born in London, England, the son of concert pianist Harold Littledale Power and stage actress Ethel Lavenu, and the grandson of famed Irish actor Tyrone Power (1795-1841). He was educated at Dulwich College. His family emigrated to the U.S. and he was sent to Florida to work as a citrus farmer...
8. Tom Santschi Tom Santschi Actor, 3 Bad Men American leading man and character actor of the silent period. Born in Crystal City, Missouri(though a number of popular reference works list Switzerland and Kokomo, Indiana). He is listed in the 1880 census as living in Kokomo at the age of two years. This means his date of birth must have been 1878...
9. Charles Clary Charles Clary Actor, The Penalty
10. Art Acord Art Acord Actor, Lazy Lightning
11. Robert Ames Robert Ames Actor, The Trespasser
12. Geli Raubal Geli Raubal Geli Raubal born Angela Maria Raubal, June 4, 1908 in Linz, Upper Austria, Austria-Hungary, was rumoured to be Adolf Hitler's mistress. Geli and her young sister Elfriede accompanied their mother, Angela Raubal, half sister of Adolf Hitler, when she became Hitler's housekeeper in 1925. Raubal was 17 at the time and spent the next six years in close contact with her half-uncle...
13. Lya De Putti Lya De Putti Actress, Variety The daughter of a Hungarian baron and countess, Lya De Putti went on to perform classical ballet in Berlin, Germany, after a brief stint in Hungarian vaudeville. She later made several films at the German UFA studios, most notably Variety, before going to Hollywood in 1926. While in America she starred in several movies, mostly in vamp roles.
14. Anna Pavlova Anna Pavlova Actress, The Dumb Girl of Portici Anna Pavlovna Pavlova was born on February 12, 1881, in Ligovo, near St. Petersburg, Russia. She was an illegitimate daughter to parents with Russian-Jewish background. Her real father was a wealthy businessman, named Lazar Polyakov. Her mother, named Lyubov Fedorovna Pavlova, was a poor peasant. Her mother's husband...
15. Kahlil Gibran Kahlil Gibran Writer, The Prophet Khalil Gibran (Full Arabic name : Gibran Khalil Gibran) is a Lebanese poet, painter, writer, philosopher, theologian and visual artist, born in Bsharri, Lebanon. He left Lebanon with his mother on June 25, 1895. Where he died after a successful writing career. Gibran was honored in Lebanon, among other countries, like the Khalil Gebran park in Bucharest, Romania..
16. Bix Beiderbecke Bix Beiderbecke Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Bix Beiderbecke was the first talented white jazz cornet player. He also played the piano, but he had more success playing the cornet with a very personal style. His first recordings were with "The Wolverines" in 1924. After this he played in the Charlie Straight orchestra in 1925, with Jean Goldkette in 1926-27 and in the middle of that year he signed a contract with the famous Paul Whiteman...
17. Ruth Fuller Golden Ruth Fuller Golden Actress, Pegeen
18. Linda Loredo Linda Loredo Actress, Come Clean
19. Janie Marèse Janie Marèse Actress, La Chienne
20. George Kuwa George Kuwa Actor, Moran of the Lady Letty
21. George Westmore George Westmore Makeup Department, The Rogue Song A former Hairdresser (Winston Churchill was said to have thought of him highly as a barber), George Westmore emigrated with his family from England to the US in the early 20th century. Determined to make himself and his family a good living in his adopted country, Westmore also took up wig-making before gradually moving into Make-up...
22. David Belasco David Belasco Writer, Laugh, Clown, Laugh
23. Ralph Barton Ralph Barton Camera and Electrical Department, City Lights
24. Lupu Pick Lupu Pick Actor, Mr. Wu
25. Macklyn Arbuckle Macklyn Arbuckle Actor, The Reform Candidate
26. Gloria Greer Gloria Greer Actress, Moonlight and Monkey Business
27. Robert Edeson Robert Edeson Actor, The King of Kings A noted stage actor at the turn of the 20th century, Robert Edeson began his film career working with Cecil B. DeMille on The Call of the North, then moved on to Vitagraph where he remained for the rest of the teens. In the 1920s he returned to work for De Mille, playing the man-of-the-world type roles. Married to actress Mary Newcomb, Edeson died of heart failure.
28. Joseph Farnham Joseph Farnham Writer, The Cameraman
29. Nellie Melba Nellie Melba Soundtrack, Country Life
30. Fred Huntley Fred Huntley Actor, Johanna Enlists
31. Ethel Grey Terry Ethel Grey Terry Actress, The Penalty A graduate of the Notre Dame academy at Roxbury, Massachusetts, Ethel began her career as a classical dancer working under the direction of Belasco and the Shuberts. She began her career on the stage at two years of age, later being going to New York to pursue a career on the stage. On Broadway she appeared in "The Lily" with Julia Dean...
32. Albert Capellani Albert Capellani Director, Aladdin and His Wonder Lamp
33. Ressel Orla Ressel Orla Actress, Die Spinnen, 1. Teil - Der Goldene See Hardly remembered today, the dark-haired, wide-eyed Ressel Orla came to stardom quickly in the 1910s in Germany after her first major role in The Perfect Thirty-Six (released in America as The Perfect Thirty-Six). With no offers coming in for stage work, her original vocational pursuit, she continued film work with much success...
34. Louis Mann Louis Mann Actor, The Sins of the Children
35. James Neill James Neill Actor, The Cheat
36. William Blaisdell William Blaisdell Actor, Crazy Like a Fox
37. Joseph Bennett Joseph Bennett Actor, Youth's Desire
38. Knute Rockne Knute Rockne Writer, Various Shifts
39. Bobby Dean Bobby Dean Actor, Barnum & Ringling, Inc.
40. Mario Majeroni Mario Majeroni Actor, The Little Mademoiselle
41. Hjalmar Bergman Hjalmar Bergman Writer, Herr von Hancken
42. Ullrich Haupt Ullrich Haupt Actor, Morocco
43. Hall Caine Hall Caine Writer, The Manxman Novelist and dramatist Hall Caine, though largely forgotten now, was a hugely popular writer in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. Born Thomas Henry Hall Caine on May 14, 1853, in Runcorn, Cheshire, England, his father was a Manx Man who moved to Liverpool, where he apprenticed as a ship's smith...
44. Gertrud Arnold Gertrud Arnold Actress, Die Nibelungen: Siegfried
45. Thomas Lipton Thomas Lipton Self, Sir Thomas Lipton Out West
46. Adele Windsor Adele Windsor Actress, True to the Navy
47. Brinsley Shaw Brinsley Shaw Actor, Across the Rio Grande
48. Adam Shirk Adam Shirk Writer, The Ape
49. Buddy Bolden Buddy Bolden Self, Jazz
50. Josephine Park Josephine Park Actress, The Greater Woman
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