Birth Place Matching "Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire [now Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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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 ...

2. Samuel Goldwyn

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 ...

4. Jean Epstein

Director | La chute de la maison Usher

Jean Epstein was born on March 25, 1897 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was a director and writer, known for La chute de la maison Usher (1928), Mauprat (1926) and La glace à trois faces (1927). He died on April 2, 1953 in Paris, France.

5. Bronislau Kaper

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 ...

7. Miliza Korjus

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 ...

8. Maria Sklodowska-Curie

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.

9. Mack Gordon

Soundtrack | The Shape of Water

Mack Gordon was born on June 21, 1904 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Morris Gittler. He was married to Elizabeth Cook and Rose Ponelli. He died on February 28, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA.

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 ...

11. Anna Held

Actress | Madame la Presidente

Anna Held was born on March 8, 1872 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Helene Anna Held. She was married to Maximo Carrera. She died on August 12, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA.

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 ...

14. Waclaw Rekwart

Witness for the Prosecution

Waclaw Rekwart was born on September 8, 1893 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Witness for the Prosecution (1957), The Big Sleep (1946) and The Grapes of Wrath (1940). He died on May 8, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

15. Jadwiga Smosarska

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.

16. Jan Hieronimko

Actor | Vampyr

Jan Hieronimko was born in 1863 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He is an actor, known for Vampyr (1932).

17. Irena Kwiatkowska

Actress | Hallo Szpicbródka, czyli ostatni wystep króla kasiarzy

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 ...

19. Estelle Clark

Actress | The Crowd

Estelle Clark was born on May 7, 1898 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Stasia Zwolinska. She was an actress, known for The Crowd (1928), Don't (1925) and Sinners in Silk (1924). She died on December 3, 1982 in Ventura, California, USA.

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.

22. Irving Glassberg

Cinematographer | Spy Hunt

Member of A.S.C. (American Society of Cinematographers).

23. Irena Sendlerowa

Self | Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers

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.

27. Wanda Jakubowska

Director | Ostatni etap

Wanda Jakubowska was born on October 10, 1907 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She is known for her work on The Last Stage (1948), Pozegnanie z diablem (1957) and Kolory kochania (1988). She died on February 24, 1998 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

29. Jerzy Petersburski

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 ...

30. Andrzej Bogucki

Actor | Janosik

Andrzej Bogucki was born on November 11, 1904 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Janosik (1974), Spy (1933) and For Crimes Not Theirs (1938). He died on July 29, 1978 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

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, ...

32. Irena Eichlerówna

Actress | Róza

Irena Eichlerówna was born on April 19, 1908 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Róza (1936), Wyrok zycia (1933) and Szyfry (1966). She died on September 12, 1990 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

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 ...

35. Konstantin Rokossovsky

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 ...

36. Kazimierz Fabisiak

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.

37. Witold Lutoslawski

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.

40. Henryk Szaro

Director | Mocny czlowiek

He has studied in St. Petersburg at Vsevolod Meyerhold.

41. Stanislawa Wysocka

Actress | Dziewczeta z Nowolipek

Stanislawa Wysocka was born on May 7, 1877 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Girls of Nowolipki (1937), Ludzie Wisly (1938) and Mocny czlowiek (1929). She died on January 17, 1941 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

42. Irena Byrska

Actress | Przypadek

Irena Byrska was born on October 9, 1901 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Blind Chance (1987), Filip z konopi (1983) and Man of Iron (1981). She died on January 28, 1997 in Skolimów, Konstancin-Jeziorna, 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.

44. Haroun Tazieff

Cinematographer | Le volcan interdit

Haroun Tazieff was born on May 11, 1914 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on Le volcan interdit (1966), The Devil's Blast (1960) and Fantômas se déchaîne (1965). He died on February 5, 1998 in Paris, France.

45. Zygmunt Zintel

Actor | Pociag

Zygmunt Zintel was born on April 2, 1911 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Pociag (1959), Trzecia granica (1975) and A Generation (1955). He died on September 30, 1990 in Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland.

46. Adam Czerniaków

Writer | A Day in the Warsaw Ghetto: A Birthday Trip in Hell

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.

48. Alina Halska

Actress | Tredowata

Alina Halska was born on January 15, 1902 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Tredowata (1936), Granica (1938) and Zlota maska (1940). She died in August 1942 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

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....

50. Michal Znicz

Actor | Co mój maz robi w nocy

Michal Znicz was born in 1888 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Michal Feiertag. He was an actor, known for Co mój maz robi w nocy (1934), Zapomniana melodia (1938) and Jadzia (1936). He died on December 24, 1943 in Pruszków, Mazowieckie, Poland.


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