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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. 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...
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. Ellen Widmann Ellen Widmann Actress, M
6. Natasha Lytess Natasha Lytess Actress, Once Upon a Honeymoon
7. Melanie Thornton Melanie Thornton Soundtrack, A Night at the Roxbury
8. Benoît Régent Benoît Régent Actor, Three Colors: Blue
9. Johnny Winter Johnny Winter Self, Johnny Winter: Down & Dirty
10. Carl Gustav Jung Carl Gustav Jung Self, Jung Speaks of Freud 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)...
11. 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.
12. Felix Salten Felix Salten Writer, Bambi
13. Anne-Marie Blanc Anne-Marie Blanc Actress, Landammann Stauffacher
14. Otto Klemperer Otto Klemperer Soundtrack, The Darjeeling Limited
15. Wolfgang Reichmann Wolfgang Reichmann Actor, Woyzeck
16. Johanna Spyri Johanna Spyri Writer, Heidi
17. Louis V. Arco Louis V. Arco Actor, Sacco und Vanzetti
18. Fred Haltiner Fred Haltiner Actor, Le Mans
19. 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...
20. Peter Arens Peter Arens Actor, In the Morning at Seven the World Is Still in Order
21. Eddie Rickenbacker Eddie Rickenbacker Writer, Ace Drummond
22. Max Frisch Max Frisch Writer, Voyager
23. 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"...
24. Erwin Leiser Erwin Leiser Director, Mein Kampf
25. Willy Birgel Willy Birgel Actor, Final Accord
26. Margrit Rainer Margrit Rainer Actress, Potz Millione
27. Peter Ehrlich Peter Ehrlich Actor, Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald
28. Georg Büchner Georg Büchner Writer, Woyzeck
29. Richard Schweizer Richard Schweizer Writer, The Search
30. Hans Dieter Zeidler Hans Dieter Zeidler Actor, Der arme Mann Luther
31. Robert C. Solomon Robert C. Solomon Actor, Waking Life
32. 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...
33. Paul Bühlmann Paul Bühlmann Actor, Ground Floor to the Left
34. Erik Charell Erik Charell Writer, Im weißen Rößl
35. Olga Gebhard Olga Gebhard Actress, Jack the Ripper
36. Emil Hegetschweiler Emil Hegetschweiler Actor, It Happened in Broad Daylight
37. Nora Barnacle Nora Barnacle Uncategorised
38. Armin Schweizer Armin Schweizer Actor, Marie-Louise
39. Peter Bollag Peter Bollag Actor, Confrontation
40. Eugen Thomass Eugen Thomass Composer, The Sternstein Manor
41. Stavros Niarchos Stavros Niarchos Uncategorised
42. Erika Mann Erika Mann Writer, Confessions of Felix Krull
43. Maïa Simon Maïa Simon Actress, Peut-être en automne
44. Adolf Manz Adolf Manz Actor, Menschen, die vorüberziehen
45. César Keiser César Keiser Actor, Chikita
46. Anne Turner Anne Turner Self, A Short Stay in Switzerland
47. Lazar Wechsler Lazar Wechsler Producer, The Search
48. Fredy Scheim Fredy Scheim Actor, Sommerliebe am Bodensee
49. Erwin Kohlund Erwin Kohlund Actor, Gilberte de Courgenay
50. Ellen Schwanneke Ellen Schwanneke Actress, Mädchen in Uniform
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