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1. H.R. Giger H.R. Giger Self, Jodorowsky's Dune
2. 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...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. Willy Birgel Willy Birgel Actor, Final Accord
6. Ellen Widmann Ellen Widmann Actress, M
7. Natasha Lytess Natasha Lytess Actress, Once Upon a Honeymoon
8. 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)...
9. Benoît Régent Benoît Régent Actor, Three Colors: Blue
10. Johnny Winter Johnny Winter Self, Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty
11. 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...
12. Johanna Spyri Johanna Spyri Writer, Heidi: A Girl of the Alps
13. Max Frisch Max Frisch Writer, Voyager
14. Anne-Marie Blanc Anne-Marie Blanc Actress, Landammann Stauffacher
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. Otto Klemperer Otto Klemperer Soundtrack, The Darjeeling Limited
17. Erik Charell Erik Charell Writer, Im Weissen Rössl
18. Melanie Thornton Melanie Thornton Soundtrack, A Night at the Roxbury
19. Fred Tanner Fred Tanner Actor, Die Schatten werden länger
20. Emil Hegetschweiler Emil Hegetschweiler Actor, It Happened in Broad Daylight
21. Wolfgang Reichmann Wolfgang Reichmann Actor, Woyzeck
22. Fred Haltiner Fred Haltiner Actor, Le Mans
23. Erwin Leiser Erwin Leiser Director, Mein Kampf
24. Ralph Benatzky Ralph Benatzky Composer, To New Shores Composer and author, he came to the US in 1938. He wrote the stage scores for "White Horse Inn (Berlin and New York)", "Meet My Sister (New York)", "The Apaches Cocktail", and "Casanova". He joined ASCAP in 1945, and his chief musical collaborator was Irving Caesar. His popular-song compositions include "White Horse Inn", "I Cannot Live Without Your Love", and "Always In My Heart".
25. Cenek Duba Cenek Duba Director, Synove hor
26. 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"...
27. Peter Ehrlich Peter Ehrlich Actor, Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald
28. Robert C. Solomon Robert C. Solomon Actor, Waking Life
29. Felix Salten Felix Salten Writer, Bambi
30. Adolf Manz Adolf Manz Actor, Menschen, die vorüberziehen
31. Louis V. Arco Louis V. Arco Actor, Sacco und Vanzetti
32. Margrit Winter Margrit Winter Actress, It Happened in Broad Daylight
33. Armin Schweizer Armin Schweizer Actor, Marie-Louise
34. Eddie Rickenbacker Eddie Rickenbacker Writer, Ace Drummond
35. Stavros Niarchos Stavros Niarchos
36. Miriam Spoerri Miriam Spoerri Actress, Porträt eines Helden
37. Peter Arens Peter Arens Actor, Morgens um Sieben ist die Welt noch in Ordnung
38. Billy Frick Billy Frick Actor, Nazis dans le rétro '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...
39. Craig Ewert Craig Ewert Self, The Suicide Tourist
40. Margrit Rainer Margrit Rainer Actress, Ein Fall für Männdli
41. Robert Bichler Robert Bichler Actor, Wachtmeister Studer
42. Georg Büchner Georg Büchner Writer, Woyzeck
43. Erika Mann Erika Mann Writer, Confessions of Felix Krull
44. Rita Liechti Rita Liechti Actress, Samstag, Sonntag, Montag
45. Hans Dieter Zeidler Hans Dieter Zeidler Actor, Der arme Mann Luther
46. Gustave Preiss Gustave Preiss Cinematographer, Nathan der Weise
47. Nora Barnacle Nora Barnacle
48. Peter Bollag Peter Bollag Actor, Mother Küsters Goes to Heaven
49. Helmar Lerski Helmar Lerski Cinematographer, Waxworks
50. Max Röthlisberger Max Röthlisberger Production Designer, It Happened in Broad Daylight
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