Red Channels blacklisteesby aemelnick | created - 16 Apr 2015 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Alleged subversives listed in "Red Channels: The Report of Communist Influence in Radio and Television" (1950), per Wikipedia.
Actor | Key Largo
Edward G. Robinson arrived in the United States at age ten, and his family moved into New York's Lower East Side. He took up acting while attending City College, abandoning plans to become a rabbi or lawyer. The American Academy of Dramatic Arts awarded him a scholarship, and he began work in stock...
2. Larry Adler
Composer | Genevieve
Larry Adler was born on February 10, 1914 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Lawrence Cecil Adler. He is known for his work on Genevieve (1953), The Hellions (1961) and The Hook (1963). He was married to Sally Irene Cline and Eileen Walser. He died on August 6, 2001 in Lambeth, London, England.
3. Luther Adler
Actor | D.O.A.
The actor and Broadway director Luther Adler was born into a Yiddish theatrical dynasty. One of the six children born to Jacob P. and Sara Adler, he made his debut in the world in New York City on May 4, 1903, originally billed as Lutha J. Adler. His full siblings Charles, Jay, Julia, and Stella (...
4. Stella Adler
Actress | Shadow of the Thin Man
Stella Adler was born on February 10, 1901, in New York, the youngest daughter of the Yiddish theater actors, Jacob P. Adler and Sarah Adler, who founded an acting dynasty. In addition to her parents, Stella's family included her siblings Charles Adler, Jay Adler, Julia and Luther Adler, all of whom...
Actress | True Grit
A respected stage actress, brunette Edith Atwater was another of those performers who never quite managed to break into films. She was trained at the American Laboratory Theatre and began her acting career at the age of eighteen. She was on Broadway from 1931, her carefully coiffed patrician looks ...
6. Howard Bay
Production_designer | Up in Central Park
Howard Bay was born on May 3, 1912 in Centralia, Washington, USA. He was a production designer and art director, known for Up in Central Park (1948), The Exile (1947) and Go Man Go (1954). He was married to Ruth Jonas. He died on November 21, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA.
Soundtrack | New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts
Renowned composer ("West Side Story", "Candide", "On The Town"), conductor, arranger, pianist, educator, author, TV/radio host, educated at the Boston Latin School and Harvard University (BA) with Walter Piston. Edward Burlingame Hill and A. Tillman Merritt. He studied piano with Helen Coates, ...
Writer | The Front
Blacklisted writer in the 50s, a victim of the HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee), he still continued to write under pseudonyms as did many other blacklisted writers such as Ring Lardner Jr. and Dalton Trumbo, and his biggest contribution during that time was probably his writing work ...
11. Marc Blitzstein
Soundtrack | What Women Want
Songwriter ("Mack the Knife"), composer, pianist, publisher and author, educated at the University of Pennsylvania, the Curtis Institute, and the Acad. der Kuenste in Berlin. He studied with Alexander Siloti, Rosario Scalero, Nadia Boulanger, and Arnold Schoenberg. He was awarded two grants from ...
12. True Boardman
Writer | Pardon My Sarong
True Boardman was born on October 25, 1909 in Seattle, Washington, USA as William True Boardman Jr. He was a writer and actor, known for Pardon My Sarong (1942), Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942) and Arabian Nights (1942). He was married to Kathleen Gilmour and Thelma Boardman. He died on July 28, 2003 in ...
Actor | The Mark of Zorro
J. Edward Bromberg was a founding member of the legendary Group Theatre. His appearance being rather short and stocky, Bromberg from the start was known as a character actor who was very respected by his peers. He was primarily a stage actor but in the mid-thirties made his way into film where he ...
16. Himan Brown
Producer | Inner Sanctum
Himan Brown was born on July 21, 1910 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Hyman Brown. He was a producer and writer, known for Inner Sanctum (1954), That Night! (1957) and The Violators (1957). He was married to Shirley Goodman and Mildred Brown. He died on June 4, 2010 in New York City.
18. Abe Burrows
Writer | Just Go with It
Songwriter, composer, writer, panelist, director, singer and pianist, educated at City College of New York and New York University. He began his writing career as a script writer for "Duffy's Taven" on radio, and later, the Rudy Vallee program. He sang in his own radio shows , in night clubs, and ...
19. Morris Carnovsky
Actor | Edge of Darkness
Morris Carnovsky was one of the more prominent victims of the Hollywood blacklist, being named as a Communist party member by both Elia Kazan -- the most infamous of the informers who sang before the House Un-American Activities Committee in the era blacklistee Lillian Hellman called the "Scoundrel...
21. Edward Chodorov
Writer | Road House
Edward entered the film industry as a publicity director for Columbia Pictures. In addition to writing films, Edward also wrote fourteen plays and was often a guest at Louis B. Mayer's lunch table at the MGM Commissary. In 1953 he was blacklisted by the Hollywood studios after being identified as a...
22. Jerome Chodorov
Writer | Murder in the Big House
Jerome Chodorov was born on August 10, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Murder in the Big House (1942), Conspiracy (1939) and My Sister Eileen (1955). He was married to Rhea Grand. He died on September 12, 2004 in Nyack, New York.
23. Mady Christians
Actress | Heidi
Mady Christians was born in Vienna, Austria. Destined to be in films in both Germany and the US, she started out as a stage actress but soon found new challenges in the world of cinema. Her first film was at the age of 24 when she appeared in Audrey (1916). She remained in German films for the next...
24. Lee J. Cobb
Actor | 12 Angry Men
Lee J. Cobb, one of the premier character actors in American film for three decades in the post-World War II period, was born Leo Jacoby in New York City's Lower East Side on December 8, 1911. The son of a Jewish newspaper editor, young Leo was a child prodigy in music, mastering the violin and the...
25. Marc Connelly
Writer | I Married a Witch
Marc Connelly, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, is best known as being one of the leading wits of the Algonquin Round Table and for being a collaborator with George S. Kaufman, with whom he wrote many plays, including Merton of the Movies (1947). His Broadway career spanned 65 years, from ...
26. Aaron Copland
Soundtrack | He Got Game
Aaron Copland is an Academy Award-winning composer (The Heiress (1949)), author, conductor, lecturer and educator. He was educated at public schools and was a music student of his sister and later Leopold Wolfson, Victor Wittgenstein, Clarence Adler, Rubin Goldmark and Nadia Boulanger. In 1925, he ...
27. Norman Corwin
Writer | Lust for Life
Author, director, composer and producer, educated in public schools. He was a newspaperman for ten years, and then a writer, director and producer for CBS in New York. He served as chief of Special Projects for United Nations Radio, and was presented with a One World Award. Joining ASCAP in 1952, ...
28. Howard Da Silva
Actor | 1776
Howard da Silva was one of 324 actors, writers and directors who fell victim to the Hollywood blacklisting of the early 1950s, and had his career halted in the blink of an eye. Originally was a steelworker before making his stage debut at age 20 in New York. He made a name for himself on Broadway ...
29. Roger De Koven
Actor | Days of Our Lives
A character actor, known for English and European stage plays, however, little is known about his screen roles. Roger De Koven has also acted in Broadway plays and stage plays in America, he is best known for spending 20 years in the soap opera _"Days of our Lives" (1961)_ and also co-starred in ...
31. Olin Downes
Actor | Carnegie Hall
Olin Downes was born on June 27, 1886 in Evanston, Illinois, USA as Edwin Olin Downes. He was an actor and writer, known for Carnegie Hall (1947), First Opera Film Festival (1948) and Trzy etiudy Chopina (1944). He was married to Irene Miles and Marion Davenport. He died on August 22, 1955 in New ...
32. Alfred Drake
Actor | Trading Places
One of Broadway's most venerable, respected musical leading men, Alfred Drake created the male leads in "Oklahoma!" (1943), "Kiss Me Kate" (1949) and "Kismet" (1953). Sadly, he re-created none of these roles on screen. Very much a man of his beloved live theater, he never did go to Hollywood, ...
33. Paul Draper
Actor | Colleen
American tap dancer who was an international star in the 1930's and 1940's. His forte was to tap-dance to any kind of music - jazz, samba, Classical, Baroque - and to adapt his every movement to the character of the music at hand. His career effectively succumbed to the anti- Communist hysteria ...
34. Howard Duff
Actor | No Way Out
Tough, virile, wavy-haired and ruggedly handsome with trademark forlorn-looking brows that added an intriguing touch of vulnerability to his hard outer core, actor Howard Duff and his wife-at-the-time, actress Ida Lupino, were one of Hollywood's premiere film couples during the 1950s "Golden Age". ...
36. José Ferrer
Actor | Dune
José Ferrer was born on January 8, 1912 in Santurce, Puerto Rico as José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón. He was an actor, known for Dune (1984), Cyrano de Bergerac (1950) and Moulin Rouge (1952). He was married to Stella Daphne Magee, Rosemary Clooney, Phyllis Hill and Uta Hagen. He died on ...
37. Louise Lewis
Actress | I Was a Teenage Werewolf
Louise Lewis was born on October 18, 1914 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA. She was an actress, known for I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957), True Confessions (1981) and Ben Casey (1961). She was married to Jerry Lewis, Robert H. Harris and Jerry Rosenthal. She died on September 11, 1996 in Los Angeles, ...
38. Martin Gabel
Actor | Marnie
Martin Gabel was born on June 19, 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for Marnie (1964), The Front Page (1974) and Fourteen Hours (1951). He was married to Arlene Francis. He died on May 22, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA.
40. John Garfield
Actor | Four Daughters
John Garfield was born Jacob Julius Garfinkle on the Lower East Side of New York City, to Hannah Basia (Margolis) and David Garfinkle, who were Jewish immigrants from Zhytomyr (now in Ukraine). Jules was raised by his father, a clothes presser and part-time cantor, after his mother's death in 1920,...
41. Will Geer
Actor | The Waltons
Will Geer was born William Aughe Ghere in Frankfort, Indiana, to Katherine (Aughe), a teacher, and Roy Aaron Ghere, a postal worker. Will admired his grandfather, a man who said hello to trees by their Latin names and who had used what he brought back to Indiana from the California gold rush to ...
42. Jack Gilford
Actor | Cocoon
Jack Gilford was born in Brooklyn, New York, as Yankel Gellman. He began his career in the Amateur Nights of the 1930s moving on to nightclubs as an innovative comedian doing satire and pantomime. He was a regular at the Greenwich Village nightspot, Cafe Society and hosted shows featuring Zero ...
43. Tom Glazer
Soundtrack | Austin Powers in Goldmember
Composer, songwriter ("Melody of Love", "Skokiaan", "More", "A Worried Man", "On Top of Spaghetti"), author and singer, educated at City College of New York. He played tuba and string bass in military and jazz bands, and sang in choirs in New York and Philadelphia, eventually turning to ...
44. Ruth Gordon
Actress | Rosemary's Baby
When Ruth Gordon convinced her father, a sea captain, to let her pursue acting she came to New York and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She acted in a few silents made at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1915. She made her Broadway debut in "Peter Pan" as Nibs the same year. The next 20 ...
46. Morton Gould
Composer | Holocaust
Composer ("American Salute", "Pavanne"), conductor, pianist and arranger, educated at New York University and a music student of Abby Whiteside and Vincent Jones. At six, he had his first composition published ("Just Six"), and thereafter concertized until age 17. He was a staff arranger for Radio ...
47. Ben Grauer
Actor | The Town That Forgot God
Ben Grauer was born on June 2, 1908 in Staten Island, New York, USA as Benjamin Franklin Grauer. He was an actor, known for The Town That Forgot God (1922), My Friend the Devil (1922) and Annabelle Lee (1921). He was married to Melanie Kahane (deocorator). He died on May 31, 1977 in New York City, ...
49. Uta Hagen
Actress | The Other
Noted stage actress who has also done limited work in TV and film. Born in Germany and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Her Broadway debut was in "The Seagull" in 1938. She won her first Tony (and other awards) in 1950 for Clifford Odets "...
50. Dashiell Hammett
Writer | The Maltese Falcon
Dashiell Hammett was born May 27, 1894, in St. Mary's County, Maryland, to Richard Hammett and Mary Bond. He joined the Baltimore branch of the Pinkerton Detective Agency in 1915. He enlisted in the US Army's Ambulance Corps in June 1918 and was posted to a camp 20 miles from Baltimore, where he ...
51. E.Y. Harburg
Music_department | The Wizard of Oz
One of the great lyricists of American song, Edgar Yipsel Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg) grew up in the working-class Jewish ghetto of Manhattan's Lower East Side. In high school, he befriended Ira Gershwin, later his collaborator on student literary ventures at City College of New York; both also...
53. Lillian Hellman
Writer | The Little Foxes
During the 1930s, it was fashionable to be a part of the radical political movement in Hollywood. Lillian Hellman devoted herself to the cause along with other writers and actors in their zeal to reform. Her independence set her apart from all but a few women of the day, and gave her writing an ...
54. Nat Hiken
Writer | The Phil Silvers Show
Nat Hiken was born on June 23, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Nathan S Hiken. He was a writer and producer, known for The Phil Silvers Show (1955), Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) and The Ballad of Louie the Louse (1959). He was married to Ambur Arvilla Dana. He died on December 7, 1968 in ...
55. Rose Hobart
Actress | Conflict
Born in New York City, Rose Hobart responded to the lure of the theater at a young age, went on stage at 15, then drifted to Hollywood and embarked on a movie career. Hobart film-debuted in the 1930 Fox version of "Liliom" and went on to appear in over 40 additional films, both in the A and B ...
56. Judy Holliday
Actress | Born Yesterday
Judy Holliday was born Judith Tuvim in New York City on June 21, 1921. Her mother, a piano teacher, was attending a play when she went into labor and made it to the hospital just in time. Judy was an only child. By the age of four, her mother had her enrolled in ballet school which fostered a ...
57. Lena Horne
Soundtrack | Cabin in the Sky
Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her biography she stated that on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of a card game trying to get money to pay the hospital costs. Her parents divorced while she was still a toddler. Her mother left later in order to...
58. Langston Hughes
Writer | Way Down South
The son of teacher Carrie Langston and James Nathaniel Hughes, James Mercer "Langston" Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri. His father abandoned the family and left for Cuba, then Mexico, due to enduring racism in the United States. Young Langston was left to be raised by his grandmother in ...
59. Marsha Hunt
Actress | Pride and Prejudice
Stardom somehow eluded this vastly gifted actress. Had it not perhaps been for her low-level profile compounded by her McCarthy-era blacklisting in the early 1950s, there is no telling what higher tier Marsha Hunt might have attained. Perhaps her work was not flashy enough, or too subdued, or ...
60. Leo Hurwitz
Director | Strange Victory
Leo Hurwitz was born on June 23, 1909 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Strange Victory (1948), Dialogue with a Woman Departed (1981) and Native Land (1942). He was married to Peggy Lawson and Jane Dudley. He died on January 4, 1991 in New York City, New York.
61. Charles Irving
Actor | Perry Mason
Charles Irving was born on July 30, 1912 in Minnesota, USA as Charles Irving Zipperman. He was an actor and director, known for Perry Mason (1957), Ben Casey (1961) and Arrest and Trial (1963). He was married to Minnie F. Brill and Hollis Irving. He died on February 15, 1981 in Minneapolis, ...
62. Burl Ives
Actor | The Big Country
Burl Ives was one of six children born to a Scottish-Irish farming family. He first sang in public for a soldiers' reunion when he was age 4. In high school, he learned the banjo and played fullback, intending to become a football coach when he enrolled at Eastern Illinois State Teacher's College ...
63. Sam Jaffe
Actor | The Day the Earth Stood Still
Born Shalom Jaffe in New York City, he became known to the world as Sam Jaffe. From a Jewish family as a child he appeared in Yiddish theater productions with his mother, a well-known regional stage actress. He graduated from the City College of New York and then studied engineering at Columbia ...
64. Leon Janney
Actor | Father's Son
Leon Janney was born on April 1, 1917 in Ogden, Utah, USA as Leon Ramon. He was an actor, known for Father's Son (1931), Charly (1968) and Stolen Paradise (1940). He was married to Dorothy, Isabel K. Janney and Jessica Pepper. He died on October 28, 1980 in Guadalajara, Mexico.
66. Garson Kanin
Writer | Pat and Mike
Garson Kanin has worked as an actor on stage and as a director on Broadway and in Hollywood, but his best-known work is as a writer. During the Great Depression, he dropped out of high school to help support his family by working as a musician and later as a comedian. He attended the American ...
67. George Keane
Actor | Actor's Studio
George Keane was born on April 26, 1917 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Actor's Studio (1948), Masterpiece Playhouse (1950) and The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (1948). He died on October 10, 1995 in Bronx, New York, USA.
68. Pert Kelton
Actress | The Music Man
Vaudevillain, Broadway player and, for one decade from 1929, screen actress often in comedic roles. She also appeared in character parts in a handful of 60s films. She is memorable as the original - and the most believable - Alice Kramden, wife of Ralph Kramden (immortalized by Jackie Gleason), in ...
71. Felix Knight
Actor | Babes in Toyland
Felix Knight was born on November 1, 1908 in Macon, Georgia, USA. He was an actor, known for Babes in Toyland (1934), The Bohemian Girl (1936) and Springtime in Holland (1935). He was married to Ethel Bloom. He died on June 18, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA.
72. Howard Koch
Writer | Casablanca
Playwright and author of sophisticated screenplays, a graduate of Bard College and Columbia University Law School. Howard Koch started out as a practicing lawyer in Hartsdale, New Jersey, but soon found himself dissatisfied with his career choice and began to write plays on the side. His first two ...
73. Tony Kraber
Actor | Secure the Blessings
Tony Kraber was born on June 14, 1905 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Gerrit Kraber. He was an actor, known for Secure the Blessings (1951), The American Parade (1974) and Artisans of Florence (1947). He died on September 9, 1986 in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
75. John La Touche
Soundtrack | Crimes and Misdemeanors
Composer ("Cabin in the Sky") and author, educated at the Richmond Academy of Arts and Sciences and Columbia University. He wrote sketches for the Broadway stage revue "Pins and Needles" and also the stage scores for "Ballet Ballads", "Polonaise", songs for "Candide", and the score for 1954 New ...
77. Gypsy Rose Lee
Actress | Belle of the Yukon
Born Rose Louise Hovick in Seattle, Washington, in 1911, but called Louise from early childhood, Gypsy Rose Lee was the daughter of a mild-mannered businessman and a restless, fiery young woman named Rose, who was determined to get out of Seattle and make a life for herself and her daughter in show...
78. Madeline Lee
Actress | Cocoon: The Return
Madeline Lee was born on May 30, 1923 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Madeline Lederman. She was an actress, known for Cocoon: The Return (1988), The Savages (2007) and That Old Feeling (1997). She was married to Jack Gilford. She died on April 14, 2008 in Manhattan, New York City.
79. Philip Loeb
Actor | A Double Life
Mr. Loeb returned to Broadway following his unjust firing from "The Goldbergs". He starred in the Broadway production of "Time Out for Ginger" and was appearing in the play's touring company at the time of his suicide in the Hotel Taft in New York on September 1, 1955. Had he lived a few days ...
80. Ella Logan
Actress | Top of the Town
Ella Logan was born on March 6, 1910 in Glasgow, Scotland as Georgina Allan. She was an actress, known for Top of the Town (1937), The Goldwyn Follies (1938) and 52nd Street (1937). She was married to Fred F. Finklehoffe. She died on May 1, 1969 in Burlingame, California, USA.
82. Avon Long
Actor | The Sting
Avon Long was a featured singer and dancer in the Cotton Club in New York in 1934. Lena Horne credits him with bringing her out of the chorus line to a featured spot. In the 1940's, he won critical acclaim as "Sportin' Life" in the Broadway production of "Porgy and Bess". He also appeared in ...
83. Joseph Losey
Director | The Servant
Belonging to an important family clan in Wisconsin, Joseph Losey studied philosophy but was always interested in theater and thus worked together with Bertolt Brecht. After directing some shorts for MGM, he made his first important film, The Boy with Green Hair (1948), for RKO. While he was filming ...
84. Aline MacMahon
Actress | One Way Passage
Aline MacMahon was born of Irish/Russian ancestry on May 3 1899, the daughter of William Marcus MacMahon and Jennie Simon MacMahon. Her father went on to become editor-in-chief of Munsey's Magazine, while her mother pursued a theatrical acting career from middle-age and lived to the ripe old age of...
85. Paul Mann
Actor | Fiddler on the Roof
Paul Mann was born on December 2, 1913 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), America America (1963) and No Greater Love (1943). He was married to Lenore Harris. He died on September 24, 1985 in Bronxville, New York, USA.
Actress | Lost Horizon
The daughter of a Spanish surgeon, Maria Margarita Guadalupe Teresa Estella Castilla Bolado y O'Donnell was born in Mexico City. As a niece to famous bandleader Xavier Cugat, she performed with his orchestra from the age of nine as a specialty dancer in nightclubs, and, later, on the Starlight Roof...
87. Myron McCormick
Actor | The Hustler
American character actor of vast stage experience who appeared infrequently but memorably in films. A native of Albany, Indiana, he attended Princeton University, where he was an honors student and Phi Beta Kappa. In 1929, he joined the University Players in Massachusetts, joining and eventually ...
88. Paul McGrath
Actor | The United States Steel Hour
Paul McGrath was born on April 11, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Paul Owen McGrath. He was an actor, known for The United States Steel Hour (1953), We Go Fast (1941) and Kiss Me, Kate (1958). He was married to Anne Sargent and Lulu Mae Hubbard. He died on April 13, 1978 in London, England.
89. Burgess Meredith
Actor | Clash of the Titans
One of the truly great and gifted performers of the century, who often suffered lesser roles, Burgess Meredith was born in 1907 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was educated in Amherst College in Massachusetts, before joining Eva Le Gallienne's stage company in New York City in 1933. He became a favorite of ...
90. Arthur Miller
Writer | The Crucible
Arthur Asher Miller was born on October 17, 1915, in New York City, to Augusta (Barnett) and Isidore Miller. His family was of Austrian Jewish descent. His father manufactured women's coats, but his business was devastated by the Depression, seeding his son's disillusionment with the American Dream...
91. Henry Morgan
Actor | It Happened to Jane
Henry Morgan was born on March 31, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as Henry Lerner Von Ost Jr. He was an actor, known for It Happened to Jane (1959), Murder, Inc. (1960) and The Berliner (1948). He was married to Karen Sorenson and Isobel Gibbs. He died on May 19, 1994 in New York City.
92. Zero Mostel
Actor | The Producers
Zero Mostel was born Samuel Joel Mostel on February 28, 1915 in Brooklyn, New York, one of eight children of an Orthodox Jewish family. Raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the young Zero, known as Sammy, developed his talent for painting and drawing at art classes provided by the ...
93. Jean Muir
Actress | Fugitive in the Sky
Tall (5' 9"), blonde-haired US stage, screen and TV actress from the 1930's through the mid-1960's. Upon retiring from acting Jean went on to teach drama, first, for eight years beginning in 1968, at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, where she headed their new drama department, and afterwards...
94. Meg Mundy
Actress | Fatal Attraction
Meg Mundy was born on January 4, 1915 in London, England as Margaret Ane Mary Mundy. She was an actress, known for Fatal Attraction (1987), The Doctors (1963) and Ordinary People (1980). She was married to Konstantinos "Dino" Yannopoulos and Marc Daniels. She died on January 12, 2016 in the USA.
96. Dorothy Parker
Writer | A Star Is Born
Dorothy Rothschild was born on August 22, 1893 into a family of comfortable financial means. Raised by her father and Stepmother after her mother's death, she was given an excellent education for the times. Highly intelligent, she pursued a career after her formal education and proved herself to be...
98. Minerva Pious
Actress | The Edge of Night
Minerva Pious was born on March 5, 1903 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for The Edge of Night (1956), It's in the Bag! (1945) and The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948). She died on March 16, 1979 in New York City, New York, USA.
Writer | Suspicion
Samson Raphaelson was born on March 30, 1896 in New York City, New York, USA as Sampson Miles Raphaelson. He was a writer, known for Suspicion (1941), That Lady in Ermine (1948) and In the Good Old Summertime (1949). He was married to Dorothy Deborah Wegman and Rayna DeCosta Simons. He died on July...
100. Anne Revere
Actress | National Velvet
Veteran character actress Anne Revere became another in the long line of talented artists whose careers would crash under the weight of the "Red Scare" hysteria that tore through Hollywood in the 1940s and 1950s. Born in Manhattan and a direct descendant of Revolutionary War figure Paul Revere, ...