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Abby Mann MP (1927 - 2008)

Abby Mann (December 1, 1927 – March 25, 2008) was an American film writer and producer.[1] Contents [show] Life and career[edit] Born as Abraham Goodman in Philadelphia, he grew up in East Pit...

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Robert Benchley MP (1889 - 1945)

He was an American humorist best known for his work as a newspaper columnist and film actor who is best remembered for his contributions to The New Yorker, where his essays, whether topical or absurdis...

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Mo'Nique MP

Monique Angela Hicks (née Imes; born December 11, 1967),[1][2] known professionally as Mo'Nique , is an American comedian and actress. In 2009, she received critical praise for her villainous ...

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David O. Selznick MP (1902 - 1965)

David O. Selznick (May 10, 1902 – June 22, 1965) was an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known for producing Gone with the Wind (1939) and Rebecca (1940), both earn...

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Sidney Lumet MP (1924 - 2011)

Sidney Lumet (pronounced [luˈmɛt], loo-MET) is an American film director, with over 50 films to his name, including 12 Angry Men (1957), Serpico (1973), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Networ...

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Bernard Max Herrmann MP (1911 - 1975)

Bernard Herrmann (June 29, 1911 – December 24, 1975) was an American composer known for his work in motion pictures. An Academy Award-winner (for The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941; later re...

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Frank Loesser MP (1910 - 1969)

Frank Henry Loesser (/ˈlɛsər/;[1] June 29, 1910 – July 28, 1969) was an American songwriter who wrote the lyrics and music to the Broadway hits Guys and Dolls and How To S...

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Peter Zinner MP (1919 - 2007)

Peter Zinner (July 24, 1919 – November 13, 2007) was an Austrian-born American filmmaker who worked as a film editor, sound editor, and producer. Following nearly fifteen years of uncredited w...

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Stanley Richard Jaffe MP

Stanley Richard Jaffe (born July 31, 1940) is an American film producer, responsible for blockbusters such as Fatal Attraction, The Accused, and Kramer vs. Kramer. In 1962 Jaffe joined Seven Arts A...

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Walter Matthau MP (1920 - 2000)

biography ... ; For half a century Walter Matthau (1920-2000) delighted theater, television, and movie audiences with his portrayals of a huge variety of characters. Al though known best for his come...

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John Houseman MP (1902 - 1988)

John Houseman (born Jacques Haussmann; September 22, 1902 – October 31, 1988) was a Romanian-born British–American actor and film producer who became known for his highly publicized col...

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Bert Haanstra MP (1916 - 1997)

Zie Wikipedia... See IMDb Movie Database...

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Alan Arkin MP

Alan Wolf Arkin (born March 26, 1934) is an American actor, director, musician and singer. He is known for starring in such films as Wait Until Dark, the Russians Are Coming, The Heart is a Lonely Hu...

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Edith Head MP (1897 - 1981)

Edith Head (October 28, 1897 – October 24, 1981) was an American costume designer who won eight Academy Awards, starting with The Heiress (1949) and ending with The Sting (1974). This is still...

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Richard Stephen Dreyfuss MP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Dreyfuss Richard Dreyfuss Cannes 2013.jpg Dreyfuss at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival Born Richard Stephen Dreyfus[1] October 29, 1947 (age 66) Brooklyn,...

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Joel David Coen MP

Joel David Coen[1] (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen[1] (born September 21, 1957), known informally as the Coen brothers, are American film directors, screenwriters, producers, and editor...

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Ethan Jesse Coen MP

See Wikipedia... Joel David Coen (born November 29, 1954) and Ethan Jesse Coen (born September 21, 1957), known informally as the Coen brothers, are American film directors, screenwriters, producer...

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Frances McDormand MP

Frances Louise McDormand[1] (born June 23, 1957) is an American actress. She has won an Academy Award and a Tony Award. She married director and writer Joel Coen in 1984 and has starred in several of...

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Emeric Pressburger (1902 - 1988)

Emeric Pressburger (5 December 1902 – 5 February 1988) was a Hungarian British screenwriter, film director, and producer. He is best known for his series of film collaborations with Michael Po...

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Joseph "Jo" Mielziner (1901 - 1976)

Joseph "Jo" Mielziner (March 19, 1901, in Paris - March 15, 1976, in New York City) was an American theatrical scenic, costume, and lighting designer born in Paris, France. The son of artist Leo Miel...

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Joel Hirschhorn MP (1937 - 2005)

Joel Hirschhorn (December 18, 1937 – September 17, 2005) was an American songwriter. He won the Academy Award for Best Song on two occasions. He also wrote songs for a number of musicians, inc...

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Lionel Newman MP (1916 - 1989)

Lionel Newman (January 4, 1916 – February 3, 1989) was an American conductor, pianist, and film and television composer. He was the brother of Alfred Newman and Emil Newman, uncle of Randy New...

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Karl W. Freund MP (1890 - 1969)

Karl W. Freund, A.S.C. (January 16, 1890-May 3, 1969) was a German cinematographer and film director. Born in Königinhof, Bohemia, his career began in 1905 when, at age 15, he got a job as an ...

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Jules Ralph Feiffer MP

Jules Ralph Feiffer (born January 26, 1929)[1] is an American syndicated cartoonist, most notable for his long-run comic strip titled Feiffer. He has created more than 35 books, plays and screenplays...

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Haskell Wexler MP

Haskell Wexler, A.S.C. (born February 6, 1922[1]) is an American cinematographer, film producer, and director. Wexler was judged to be one of film history's ten most influential cinematographers in a...

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Herman Jacob Mankiewicz MP (1897 - 1953)

Herman Jacob Mankiewicz (pronounced /ˈmænkjəvɪtʃ/); November 7, 1897 – March 5, 1953) was an American screenwriter, who, with Orson Welles, wrote the screenp...

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Joseph Leo Mankiewicz MP (1909 - 1993)

Film Director, Writer, and Producer, and Academy Award Winner. He is best remembered for directing the films "A Letter to Three Wives" (1949) and "All About Eve" (1950), that won him an Academy Award...

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Milos Forman MP

Jan Tomáš Forman (Czech: [ˈjan ˈtomaːʃ ˈforman]; born February 18, 1932), known as Miloš Forman ([ˈmɪloʃ ˈforman], ...

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Harvey Weinstein MP

Harvey Weinstein, CBE (born March 19, 1952) is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax Films.[1] He and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of...

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Martin Landau MP

Martin Landau (born June 20, 1928) is an American film and television actor. His career started in the 1950s, with early film appearances including a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by No...

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Dustin Hoffman MP

Dustin Lee Hoffman[2] (born August 8, 1937) is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theatre since 1960. He has been known for his versatile portrayals of antiheroes and vulnerable...

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Patricia Neal (1926 - 2010)

Patricia Neal (January 20, 1926 – August 8, 2010) was an American actress of stage and screen. She was best known for her film roles as World War II widow Helen Benson in The Day the Earth Sto...

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Patricia T. Arquette MP

Patricia T. Arquette (born April 8, 1968) is an American actress and director, perhaps best known as the star of the supernatural drama series Medium. Early life and family Arquette was born in...

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Julianne Moore MP

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She is an American actress. She began her acting career in 1983 in minor roles, before joining the cast of the soap opera As the World Turns, for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1988. She began...

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Eddie Redmayne MP

Eddie Redmayne From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born Edward John David Redmayne 6 January 1982 London, England, UK Alma mater Eton College Trinity College, Cambridge Occupation: Actor...

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J.K. Simmons MP

Jonathan Kimble "J. K." Simmons (born January 9, 1955) is an American actor. He is known for his roles as Dr. Emil Skoda on the NBC series Law & Order (and other Law & Order franchise series), neo-Nazi...

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George Kirke Spoor MP (1871 - 1953)

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Dianne Wiest MP

Dianne Evelyn Wiest born March 28, 1948) is an American actress on stage, television and film. She has won two Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Wiest has also been nominated fo...

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Faye Dunaway MP

From her English Wikipedia page: Dorothy Faye Dunaway (born January 14, 1941) is an Academy Award-winning American actress who rose to prominence in the late 1960s with the films Bonnie and Clyde a...

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Luise Rainer MP (1910 - 2014)

Luise Rainer (born 12 January 1910) is a retired German-born Austrian and American film actress. She was the first actor to win multiple Academy Awards and the first person to win them consecutively. S...

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Margaret Furse (1911 - 1974)

She became a costume designer in films, beginning in the late 1940s. She was awarded an Academy Award for Best Costume Design for Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) and had five other nominations.

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Roger Kemble Furse (1903 - 1972)

A frequent collaborator with Laurence Olivier, Furse won two Oscars in 1948 for his art direction and costume design of Olivier's version of “Hamlet”. His other film credits include ...

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John Lasseter MP

ohn Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer and the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios...

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Louise Fletcher MP

Estelle Louise Fletcher (born July 22, 1934), is an American film and television actress. She initially debuted in television series such as Maverick in 1959 before being cast in Robert Altman's Thie...

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Dimitri Tiomkin (1894 - 1979)

Dimitri Zinovievich Tiomkin (May 10, 1894 – November 11, 1979) was a Russian-born Hollywood film score composer and conductor. Musically trained in Russia, he is best known for his western sco...

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Teresa Wright (1918 - 2005)

Teresa Wright (October 27, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was an American actress. Her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination came in 1941 for her work in The Little Foxes. She rece...

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Paul Wing (1891 - 1957)

Paul Wing (August 14, 1892–May 29, 1957) was an assistant director during the 1935 Academy Awards in the short lived category Best Assistant Director. He won an Academy Award for the film The Li...

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Stephen Sondheim MP

Stephen Joshua Sondheim (/ˈsɒnd.haɪm/; born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for his immense contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. He is t...

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Fred Zinnemann (1907 - 1997)

Alfred Fred Zinnemann (April 29, 1907 – March 14, 1997) was an Austro-American film director. He won Academy Awards for directing films in many genres, including thrillers, westerns, film noir...

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Jo Van Fleet (1914 - 1996)

Jo Van Fleet (December 30, 1914 – June 10, 1996) was an American theatre and film actress. Known primarily for playing roles older than she was, her career spanned over three decades, and she ...

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Donald Crisp (1882 - 1974)

Donald Crisp (born George William Crisp, 27 July 1882 – 25 May 1974) was a British-born, later United States-based film actor. He was an early producer, director and screenwriter. His career l...

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Claire Trevor (1909 - 2000)

Claire Trevor (March 8, 1910 – April 8, 2000) was an American film actress. She was nicknamed the "Queen of Film Noir" because of her many appearances in "bad girl" roles in film noir and othe...

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Frances Marion (1888 - 1973)

Frances Marion (November 18, 1888 – May 12, 1973) was an American journalist, author, and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century alongside June...

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Sidney Sheldon MP (1917 - 2007)

Sidney Sheldon (February 11, 1917–January 30, 2007) was an American writer. His TV works spanned a 20-year period during which he created The Patty Duke Show (1963–66), I Dream of Jeann...

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Budd Schulberg (1914 - 2009)

Budd Schulberg (March 27, 1914 – August 5, 2009) was an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and sports writer. He was known for his 1941 novel, What Makes Sammy Run?, his 1947...

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George Albert Jessel MP (1898 - 1981)

Academy Award-winning movie producer George Jessel was a multitalented comedic entertainer, achieving a level of recognition that transcended his limited roles in movies. He was widely known by his nic...

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Ray Rennahan (1896 - 1980)

Ray Rennahan, A.S.C. (May 1, 1896 in Las Vegas, Nevada – May 19, 1980 in Tarzana, California) was a movie cinematographer. For his work in movies, he became one of the only six cinematograph...

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Donna Reed (1921 - 1986)

Donna Reed (January 27, 1921 – January 14, 1986) was an American film and television actress and producer. With appearances in over 40 films, Reed received the 1953 Academy Award for Best Su...

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William J. Tuttle (1912 - 2007)

William J. Tuttle (April 13, 1912 – July 27, 2007) was an American make-up artist. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, at a young age he was forced to leave school to support his mother and younger...

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Robert Parrish (1916 - 1995)

Robert R. Parrish (January 4, 1916 – December 4, 1995) was an American film director, editor and writer and former child actor. He received an Academy Award for Film Editing for his contribu...

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Marlee Matlin MP

Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress. She is the only deaf performer to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she won for Children of a Lesser God....

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Vincent Korda (1897 - 1979)

Vincent Korda (22 June 1897 – 4 January 1979) was a Hungarian art director. Born in Túrkeve, Hungary, he was the younger brother of Alexander and Zoltán Korda. During his career ...

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Jack Nicholson MP

John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson (born April 22, 1937) is an American actor, film director, producer, and writer. Throughout his career, Jack Nicholson has portrayed unique and challenging roles, many of...

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Alfred Alan Newman MP (1901 - 1970)

When Alfred was born - lived on Washington Ave. Luba was listed as SILIA on birth certificate. Alfred 6 or 8 years old - lived at 287 Cedar St ) Alfred Newman (March 17, 1901 – February 17...

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Dennis Muren (1946 - d.)

Dennis Muren, ASC (born November 1, 1946) is an American film special effects artist, most notable for his work on the films of Steven Spielberg, James Cameron and George Lucas. He has won nine Oscar...

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Robert Donat (1905 - 1958)

Friedrich Robert Donat (18 March 1905 – 9 June 1958) was an English film and stage actor. He is best known for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps and in Goodbye, Mr. Chips for which ...

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Hal Mohr (1894 - 1974)

Hal Mohr, A.S.C. (August 2, 1894, San Francisco — May 10, 1974, Santa Monica, California) was a famed movie cinematographer. Career In 1915, in an early example of an exploitation film ped...

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Thomas Mitchell (1892 - 1962)

) Thomas John Mitchell (July 11, 1892 – December 17, 1962) was a celebrated American actor. Among his most famous roles in a long career are those of Gerald O'Hara, Scarlett's father in Gone w...

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Lewis Milestone (1895 - 1980)

Lewis Milestone (born Leib Milstein)[1] (September 30, 1895 – September 25, 1980) was a Russian-born American motion picture director. He is known for directing Two Arabian Knights (1927) an...

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Mercedes McCambridge (1916 - 2004)

Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge (March 16, 1916 – March 2, 2004) was an American actress of radio, stage, film, and television. Orson Welles called her "the world's greatest living radio a...

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Fredric March (1897 - 1975)

Fredric March (born Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel; August 31, 1897 – April 14, 1975) was a "distinguished stage actor and one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s an...

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Delbert Mann (1920 - 2007)

Delbert Martin Mann, Jr. (January 30, 1920 – November 11, 2007) was an American television and film director. He won the Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at the Cannes Film Festival and the Academy Aw...

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Harold Lloyd (1893 - 1971)

Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is most famous for his silent co...

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George Gershwin MP (1898 - 1937)

George Gershwin From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born Jacob Gershowitz on September 26, 1898(1898-09-26), Brooklyn, New York Died July 11, 1937(1937-07-11) (aged 38), Hollywood, Californ...

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Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg MP (1896 - 1981)

Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg, Yiddish: איסידור הוכברג; April 8, 1896 – March 5, 19...

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Edmond O'Brien (1915 - 1985)

Edmond O'Brien (September 10, 1915 – May 9, 1985) was an American actor who appeared in more than 100 films from the 1940s to the 1970s, often playing character parts. He received an Academy A...

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Elia Kazan (1909 - 2003)

Elia Kazan (born Elias Kazantzoglou, Greek: Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου; Turkish: Elias K...

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Chuck Jones (1912 - 2002)

Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of animated films, most memorably of Looney...

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Ben Johnson (1918 - 1996)

)) Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. (June 13, 1918 – April 8, 1996) was an American stuntman, world champion rodeo cowboy and actor. The son of a rancher, Johnson arrived in Hollywood to deliver a con...

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Dean Jagger (1903 - 1991)

Ira Dean Jagger (November 7, 1903 – February 5, 1991) was a film actor who received an Academy Award for his role in Henry King's Twelve O'Clock High (1949). Career Born in Columbus Grove,...

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Josephine Hull (1877 - 1957)

Josephine Hull (January 3, 1877 – March 12, 1957) was an American stage and film actress who also was a director of plays. She had a successful 50-year career on stage while taking some of her...

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Gordon Hollingshead (1892 - 1952)

Gordon Hollingshead (January 8, 1892, Garfield, New Jersey – July 8, 1952, Balboa Island, California) was an American movie producer, associate producer and assistant director. Hollingshead ...

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Van Heflin (1910 - 1971)

Van Heflin (December 13, 1910 – July 23, 1971) was an American film and theater actor. He played mostly character parts over the course of his film career, but during the 1940s had a string of...

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Susan Hayward (1917 - 1975)

Susan Hayward (June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress. After working as a fashion model in New York, Hayward traveled to Hollywood in 1937. She secured a film contract, and ...

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Edmund Gwenn (1877 - 1959)

Edmund Gwenn (26 September 1877– 6 September 1959) was an English actor. On film he is perhaps best remembered for his role as Kris Kringle in the 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street, for which h...

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Gloria Grahame (1923 - 1981)

Actress: Gloria Grahame (November 28, 1923 – October 5, 1981) was an American stage, film and television actress. Grahame began her acting career in theatre, and in 1944 she made her first f...

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Janet Gaynor (1906 - 1984)

Janet Gaynor (October 6, 1906 – September 14, 1984) was an American actress and painter. In 1929 Gaynor became the first winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performances i...

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Ida Lupino (1918 - 1995)

Ida Lupino was an English-born film actress and director, and a pioneer among women filmmakers. In her 48-year career, she appeared in 59 films and directed seven others, mostly in the United States, w...

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Leon Shamroy (1901 - 1974)

Leon Shamroy, A.S.C. (July 16, 1901 – July 7, 1974) was an American film cinematographer. He and Charles Lang share the record for most number of Academy Award nominations for Cinematography. ...

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Johnny Mercer (1909 - 1976)

Composer and lyricist. He wrote over 1,100 songs. Wrote the lyrics and/or music to "Charade", "Come Rain or Come Shine", "Accentuate The Positive", "Autumn Leaves", "Goody Goody", "Hooray for Hollywood...

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Cedric Gibbons (1893 - 1960)

He was an Irish American art director who was one of the most important and influential in the field in the history of American film. He also made a great impact on motion picture theater architecture ...

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Hal B. Wallis MP (1898 - 1986)

Find a Grave Birth: Sep. 14, 1898 Chicago Cook County Illinois, USA Death: Oct. 5, 1986 Rancho Mirage Riverside County California, USA Motion Picture Producer. Among the most influential and su...

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Frank Borzage (1894 - 1962)

Frank Borzage (/bɔrˈzeɪɡiː/; April 23, 1894 – June 19, 1962) was an American film director and actor, most remembered for directing 7th Heaven (1927) and Man...

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Warner Baxter (1889 - 1959)

Warner Leroy Baxter (March 29, 1889 – May 7, 1951) was an American actor, known for his role as The Cisco Kid in In Old Arizona (1929), for which he won the second Academy Award for Best Actor...

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Fay Bainter (1893 - 1968)

Fay Okell Bainter (December 7, 1893 – April 16, 1968) was an American film and stage actress. Early life She was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Charles F. Bainter and Mar...

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George Arliss (1868 - 1946)

George Arliss (10 April 1868 – 5 February 1946) was an English actor, author, playwright and filmmaker who found success in the United States. He was the first British actor to win an Academy ...

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