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1. H.R. Giger H.R. Giger Self, Jodorowsky's Dune
2. Albert Bassermann Albert Bassermann Actor, Foreign Correspondent Classically-trained actor, former chemist, whose formative years on the stage were spent in Bern (Switzerland) and, from 1909, the Deutsches Theater Berlin under Max Reinhardt's direction. Specialised in Shakespearean roles ('Richard III', 'Hamlet') and was a famous interpreter of the plays of Henrik Ibsen...
3. Peter van Eyck Peter van Eyck Actor, The Wages of Fear With his whitish blond crew-cut, slow, menacing drawl and Germanic manner, Van Eyck was destined to be typecast as stereotypically scowling, arrogant Nazi officers. This was ironic, because being an avowed anti-fascist, he had left Germany in 1931 -- two years before Adolf Hitler came to power. The son of an aristocratic Prussian land owner...
4. James Joyce James Joyce Writer, The Dead Joyce was born at 41 Brighton Square, Rathgar, Dublin, on 2 February 1882. His father invested unwisely, and the family's fortunes declined steadily. Joyce graduated from University College, Dublin, in 1902; he briefly studied medicine in Paris, but his mother's impending death brought him back to Dublin...
5. Johnny Winter Johnny Winter Self, Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty
6. Ellen Widmann Ellen Widmann Actress, M
7. Benoît Régent Benoît Régent Actor, Three Colors: Blue
8. Otto Klemperer Otto Klemperer Soundtrack, The Darjeeling Limited
9. Willy Birgel Willy Birgel Actor, Final Accord
10. Natasha Lytess Natasha Lytess Actress, Once Upon a Honeymoon
11. Wolfgang Reichmann Wolfgang Reichmann Actor, Woyzeck
12. Felix Salten Felix Salten Writer, Bambi
13. Melanie Thornton Melanie Thornton Soundtrack, A Night at the Roxbury
14. Johanna Spyri Johanna Spyri Writer, Heidi: A Girl of the Alps
15. Li Tobler Li Tobler Self, Passagen Li Tobler will best be remembered as Swiss painter H.R. Giger's longtime girlfriend. She was a theatre student and actress when Giger met her in 1966. By 1974, Tobler had lost interest in acting and opened an art gallery of her own in Zurich. The following year she took her life with a revolver. She is immortalized in Giger's famous portraits _Li I_ and _Li II_, both from 1974.
16. Peter Ehrlich Peter Ehrlich Actor, Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald
17. Fred Haltiner Fred Haltiner Actor, Le Mans
18. Mathias Wieman Mathias Wieman Actor, The Blue Light Mathias was born on June 23, 1902. During his long career Mathias starred in more than 50 films and was a veteran of countless stage roles specializing in portrayals of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Dr. Faust. Of his films, one of the more famous he starred in was the Leni Riefenstahl directed The Blue Light...
19. Peter Bollag Peter Bollag Actor, Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven
20. Richard Schweizer Richard Schweizer Writer, The Search
21. Ellen Schwanneke Ellen Schwanneke Actress, Mädchen in Uniform
22. Georg Büchner Georg Büchner Writer, Woyzeck
23. Louis V. Arco Louis V. Arco Actor, Sacco und Vanzetti
24. Erwin Leiser Erwin Leiser Director, Mein Kampf
25. Margrit Winter Margrit Winter Actress, It Happened in Broad Daylight
26. Hugo Döblin Hugo Döblin Actor, Eerie Tales
27. Max Haufler Max Haufler Actor, The Trial Max Haufler (1910-1965), who was not only one of the most famous Swiss actors, but also the first Swiss actor to be engaged in Hollywood, was born in Basel and originally trained as a painter. From 1936, he performed as an actor on stage and in film and gave already in 1938 his directorial debut with "L'or dans la montagne"...
28. Hans Dieter Zeidler Hans Dieter Zeidler Actor, Der arme Mann Luther
29. Eddie Rickenbacker Eddie Rickenbacker Writer, Ace Drummond
30. Robert Blum Robert Blum Composer, The Search
31. Nora Barnacle Nora Barnacle
32. Robert C. Solomon Robert C. Solomon Actor, Waking Life
33. Fritz Schulz Fritz Schulz Actor, Zimmer 13
34. Carl Gustav Jung Carl Gustav Jung Self, Approaches to the Psychology of Personality: Film No. 7 Carl Gustav Jung was born in Kessewil, Switzerland, on July 26, 1875. His father Paul was a rural preacher, and began to teach his son Latin when Carl was six years old, stoking his interest in language and literature (Jung was later able to read most European languages and several ancient ones, such as Sanskrit)...
35. Robert Neppach Robert Neppach Art Director, From Morn to Midnight
36. Stavros Niarchos Stavros Niarchos
37. Anne Turner Anne Turner Self, Six O'Clock News Having been diagnosed with incurable progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) in 2004 and having watched her husband 'Jack Turner' die from a closely related illness, Dr Anne Turner chose to end her life using assisted suicide, illegal in the UK, travelling to Switzerland to do so in January 2006. Turner chose to make her case known to the press and in particular to the BBC...
38. Max Frisch Max Frisch Writer, Voyager
39. Fredy Scheim Fredy Scheim Actor, Sommerliebe am Bodensee
40. Eugen Thomass Eugen Thomass Composer, Polizeiinspektion 1
41. Armin Schweizer Armin Schweizer Actor, Marie-Louise
42. Emil Berna Emil Berna Cinematographer, The Search
43. Billy Frick Billy Frick Actor, Nazis dans le métro 'Billy' Frick began working as a cabinet maker but later became an acrobat. From the late 1940s he was also manager and companion of Swiss burlesque dancer and actress Syra Marty (1921 - 2011), who toured the U.S. as a Marylin Monroe lookalike. Although being bald-headed in real life and having no resemblance with the original...
44. Erik Charell Erik Charell Writer, Im weißen Rößl
45. Erika Mann Erika Mann Writer, Confessions of Felix Krull
46. Anne-Marie Blanc Anne-Marie Blanc Actress, Landammann Stauffacher
47. Carol Rees Carol Rees Actress, The Bedroom Diplomat
48. Olga Gebhard Olga Gebhard Actress, Jack the Ripper
49. Otto Dornbierer Otto Dornbierer Actor, The Bourne Identity
50. Lazar Wechsler Lazar Wechsler Producer, The Search
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