Birth Place Matching "Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire [now Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Baruch Lumet
Actor | The Killer Shrews
Baruch Lumet was born on September 16, 1898 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor and casting director, known for The Killer Shrews (1959), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) and The Pawnbroker (1964). He was married to Eugenia Wermus. He ...
Producer | The Best Years of Our Lives
Famed for his relentless ambition, bad temper and genius for publicity, Samuel Goldwyn became Hollywood's leading "independent" producer -- largely because none of his partners could tolerate him for long. Born Shmuel (or Schmuel) Gelbfisz, probably in 1879, in the Jewish section of Warsaw, he was ...
3. Lyda Roberti
Actress | Nobody's Baby
Lyda's father was German clown Roberti, her mother a Polish trick rider. As a child performer, she toured Europe and Asia with the Circus in which she was born, leaving it (and her reportedly abusive father) in Shanghai, China. In this truly international city, Lyda became a child cafe entertainer ...
Composer | Mutiny on the Bounty
Born: February 5, 1902 in Warsaw, Poland Died: April 25, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA Kaper displayed musical talent as early as the age of seven when his family acquired a piano. His inclination to music led him to study both piano and composition, while also taking courses in law to ...
Actress | The Great Waltz
Miliza's father was Arthur Korjus, a lieutenant colonel in the Imperial Russian Army and later Chief of Staff to the War Minister of Estonia. The Estonian branch of her family was of Swedish descent, having settled in Estonia during the middle of the seventeenth century when the country was ruled ...
Maria Sklodowska-Curie was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Maria Salomea Sklodowska. She was married to Pierre Curie. She died on July 4, 1934 in Sancellemoz, Haute-Savoie, France.
10. Jack Rose
Writer | A Touch of Class
Mr. Rose was a comedy writer and producer who began writing gags for Milton Berle and radio lines for Bob Hope before moving to Hollywood screenplays. In 1943 he penned his first Hollywood screenplay, the classic comedy 'Road to Rio'. In 1955, Mr. Rose began producing as well as writing, with ...
12. Marek Windheim
Actor | Holiday Inn
Windheim had a thriving career as a character tenor in opera; he sang with the Metropolitan Opera in New York--logging in over 325 performances there from 1928 to 1936. He mainly performed small parts but also some 'character leads' like Smetana's Vasek and Wagner's David and Mime. He took part in ...
13. Mikhail Astangov
Actor | U nikh est Rodina
Mikhail Astangov was a legendary stage actor of the Vakhtangov Theatre in Moscow.
He was born Mikhail Fyodorovich Ruzhnikov on November 3, 1900, in Warsaw, Russian Empire (now Warsaw, Poland). His father worked for Imperial Russian railroad. In 1920 he made his acting debut in Theatrical Studio of ...
Actress | Ziemia obiecana
Jadwiga Smosarska was born on September 23, 1898 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Ziemia obiecana (1927), Love or a Kingdom (1936) and Jadzia (1936). She was married to Zygmunt Protassewicz. She died on November 1, 1971 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
Irena Kwiatkowska was born on September 17, 1912 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Hallo Szpicbródka, czyli ostatni wystep króla kasiarzy (1978), Lata dwudzieste, lata trzydzieste (1984) and Zolnierz królowej Madagaskaru (1958). She was married to ...
20. Dina Gralla
Actress | Kinder des Glücks
Dina Gralla was born on January 15, 1905 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Dina Sventen. She was an actress, known for Kinder des Glücks (1931), Modellhaus Crevette (1928) and Das Girl von der Revue (1928). She was married to Lincoln Eyre ( newpaper correspondent). She died on November 11, ...
21. Tadeusz Fijewski
Actor | Lalka
Tadeusz Fijewski was born on July 14, 1911 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Lalka (1968), District Attorney (1933) and My Uncle from America (1933). He was married to Helena Makowska. He died on November 12, 1978 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
23. Irena Sendlerowa
Irena Sendlerowa was born on February 15, 1910 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Irena Stanislawa Krzyzanowska. She was married to Stefan Zgrzembski and Mieczyslaw Sendler. She died on May 12, 2008 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
24. Konrad Tom
Writer | Ksiazatko
Konrad Tom was born on April 9, 1887 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Konrad Runowiecki. He was a writer and actor, known for Ksiazatko (1937), Ulan ksiecia Józefa (1937) and Ada, Don't Do That! (1936). He was married to Zula Pogorzelska. He died on August 9, 1957 in Hollywood, Los ...
26. Camille Astor
Actress | The White Medicine Man
Camille Astor was born on September 1, 1896 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress and assistant director, known for The White Medicine Man (1911), To Have and to Hold (1916) and For Those We Love (1921). She died on September 16, 1944 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Music Department | Trois couleurs: Blanc
The title song for Burnt by the Sun 2 (2010) is "To ostatnia niedziela" written in 1935 by Jerzy Petersburski with Polish lyrics by Zenon Fredwald. In 1936 the first Russian version was recorded by Klavdiya Shulzhenko. In 1937, Aleksandr Tsfasman recorded an updated music arrangement with Russian ...
31. Stanislaw Dygat
Writer | Pozegnania
Stanislaw Dygat was born on December 5, 1914 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was a writer and actor, known for Lydia Ate the Apple (1958), Spóznieni przechodnie (1962) and Jovita (1967). He was married to Kalina Jedrusik and Wladyslawa Nawrocka. He died on January 29, 1978 in Warsaw, ...
33. Marie Rambert
Actress | The Red Shoes
A pioneer figure in British ballet since the 1920's. Marie was recruited by Diaghilev to assist Nijinsky with his choreography for The Rite of Spring. She settled in London and formed her own company, The Ballet Rambert. Based at the tiny Mercury Theatre she managed to create many notable ballets ...
34. Nato Vachnadze
Actress | Narindjis veli
Real name Nato Andronikashvili. Mother was Polish. Her father came from an old noble family which has roots from last Byzantine Emperors. She was the mega star of the Soviet screen in the twenties and thirties. Studio Sakhkinmretsvi gave her almost Hollywood splendour and glamour. Her name was on ...
Self | Esli dorog tebe tvoy dom...
Soviet Army Gen. Konstantin Rokossovsky was born in Warsaw, Poland, which was then part of the Russian Empire (his father had moved the family to Warsaw after being appointed Inspector of the Polish Railways. His mother was Polish). Although the Rokossovsky family was descended from the Polish ...
Actor | Skarb kapitana Martensa
Kazimierz Fabisiak was born on February 11, 1903 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Skarb kapitana Martensa (1957), Mother Joan of the Angels (1961) and Milczenie (1963). He died on April 28, 1971 in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland.
Composer | Granatowy Zeszyt
Witold Lutoslawski was born on January 25, 1913 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was a composer, known for Granatowy Zeszyt (2014), Inland Empire (2006) and O Meu Alien (2008). He was married to Danuta Boguslawska. He died on February 7, 1994 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
38. Lili Liliana
Actress | Der Dibuk
Lili Liliana was born on October 23, 1913 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Lili Zielinska. She was an actress, known for The Dybbuk (1937), Kol Nidre (1939) and Kule, które nie trafaja (1923). She died on November 27, 1989 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.
39. Adolf Dymsza
Actor | Niedorajda
Adolf Dymsza was born on April 7, 1900 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Adolf Baginski. He was an actor, known for Niedorajda (1937), Nikodem Dyzma (1956) and Janko Muzykant (1930). He was married to Zofia Olechnowicz. He died on August 20, 1975 in Góra Kalwaria, Mazowieckie, Poland.
43. Soava Gallone
Actress | Il segreto del dottore
Soava Gallone was born in 1880 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Stanislawa Winawerówna. She was an actress, known for Il segreto del dottore (1931), La cavalcata ardente (1925) and Il cavalier Petagna (1926). She was married to Carmine Gallone. She died on May 30, 1957 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
46. Adam Czerniaków
Adam Czerniaków was born in 1880 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was a writer, known for A Day in the Warsaw Ghetto: A Birthday Trip in Hell (1991). He died on July 23, 1942 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.
47. Hanka Ordonówna
Actress | Szpieg w masce
Hanka Ordonówna was born on September 25, 1902 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Maria Anna Pietruszynska. She was an actress, known for Spy (1933), Orle (1927) and Wyrok zycia (1933). She was married to Michal Tyszkiewicz. She died on September 8, 1950 in Beirut, Lebanon.
49. Lazare Meerson
Art Director | À nous la liberté
Influential Russian-born art director, painter and student of architecture. Fled his country after the October Revolution for Germany, then settled in France and joined the Pathe film studio in Montreuil. His meticulous set designs brought authenticity to the films of Rene Clair and Jacques Feyder....