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Edwin Stanley (1880 - 1944)

Edwin Stanley was a bespectacled, white haired, distinguished-looking actor who was trained in live theater and who, except a few silent pictures, stayed in that medium until he reached the age of 51. ...

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Minerva Stanley (c.1887 - d.)

Vaudevillian Links The Memory of All That: George Gershwin, Kay Swift, and My Family's Legacy ...  By Katharine Weber. Page 242; imdb

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Hunter Galloway (1910 - d.)

From The Memory of All That: George Gershwin, Kay Swift, and My Family's Legacy ...  By Katharine Weber. Page 236 "My grandmother's 3rd husband called himself Hunter Galloway ... he had been b...

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Karen Lynn Gorney MP

Karen Lynn Gorney (born January 28, 1945) is an actress, singer and dancer. She was in the original cast of "All My Children" and in 1977 played opposite John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever." She ...

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Frank Langella MP

Residence : 1940 -  80 West 32nd Street, Bayonne, Hudson, New Jersey, USA* Race : White* Updated from MyHeritage Match by SmartCopy : Oct 9 2014, 10:51:55 UTC

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Julie Faversham (1871 - 1921)

Wikipedia contributors. " Julie Opp ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Edward Hugh Sothern (1859 - 1933)

Edward Hugh Sothern (December 6, 1859 – October 28, 1933) was an American actor who specialized in dashing, romantic leading roles and particularly in Shakespeare roles.

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Julia Marlowe MP (1865 - 1950)

Julia Marlowe (August 17, 1865 – November 12, 1950) was an English-born American actress known for her interpretations of William Shakespeare.

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Rose Butler (c.1835 - 1911)

Notorious for her fiery temperament, Rose Eytinge became one of the most popular female stars of the 1860s and 1870s. She was reputedly the first on the American stage to command a three-figure s...

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Edith Faversham (1883 - 1945)

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Anna Deveare Smith MP

Anna Deavere Smith (born September 18, 1950) is an American actress, playwright, and professor. She is currently (2014) the artist-in-residence at the Center for American Progress. Smith is widely know...

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Louisa Drew (1820 - 1897)

Louisa Lane Drew (January 10, 1820 – August 31, 1897 in Philadelphia) was a British actress and theater owner. She and her third husband John Drew were the parents of Louisa Drew (1852ȁ...

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Julia Dean (1830 - 1868)

In Laurel Grove Cemetery Port Jervis, New York rests the mortal remains of one of the most accomplished and beautiful actresses of the 19th Century.(1) Taken from this life at the young age of 37 y...

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Irene Fenwick (1887 - 1936)

Irene Fenwick (September 5, 1887 – December 24, 1936) was an American stage and silent film actress.[1] She was married to Lionel Barrymore[2] from 1924 until her death in 1936. An earlier hus...

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Doris Marie Barrymore (1888 - 1946)

Doris Marie Rankin (1887 – 1947)[1] was an American film actress and the younger daughter of actor McKee Rankin and an unnamed actress though Rankin was married to actress Kitty Blanchard. She...

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Kittie Blanchard (c.1849 - 1910)

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Phyllis Davenport (1875 - 1934)

Phyllis was regarded as the foremost and best-known character actress and stage artist of her generation. She was the daughter of stage actress Elizabeth I. Rankin (née Kitty Blanchard) and ac...

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Edgar Davenport (1862 - 1918)

Actor. He appeared in silent films from 1911 to 1917, two of which were "Four Feathers" (1915) and "Great White Trail" (1917). He also did recitations on Edison cylinders and records from 1905 to 191...

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Fanny Elizabeth Davenport (1829 - 1891)

A prominent English actress who made her American debut on March 2, 1855. Her last appearance was April 7, 1890, playing the role of Lady MacBeth to actor Joseph Proctor's MacBeth. Daughter of Fred...

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Edward Loomis Davenport (1815 - 1877)

Stage actor in the 1800s. He is best known for his roles as ‘Hamlet', ‘Brutus' in "Julius Caesar", and ‘Sir Giles Overreach' in "A New Way to Pay Old Debt"s. He began acting in 1...

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Courtney B. Vance MP

Courtney Bernard Vance (born March 12, 1960) is an actor and producer, known for Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), The Hunt for Red October (1990) and 12 Angry Men (1997). In 2013 he won a Tony Awar...

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Madge Kennedy (1891 - 1987)

Madge Kennedy (April 19, 1891 – June 9, 1987) was a movie and stage actress of the silent film era. Kennedy came to New York City with her mother to paint. She was admitted to the Art Stud...

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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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Shelley Hull (1884 - 1919)

Shelley Hull (June 17, 1884 - January 14, 1919) born Shelley Vaughan Hull was an American stage actor who appeared in two motion pictures. His Broadway popularity as a suave handsome leading man was co...

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Taylor Holmes (1878 - 1959)

Taylor Holmes (May 16, 1878 – September 30, 1959) was an actor who appeared in over 100 Broadway plays in his five-decade career. However, he is probably best remembered for his film roles, wh...

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Libby Holman (1904 - 1971)

Libby Holman (May 23, 1904 – June 18, 1971) was an American torch singer and stage actress who also achieved notoriety for her complex and unconventional personal life. Early life Elizabet...

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Marta Heflin (1945 - 2013)

Marta Heflin was an actress who appeared in New York stage musicals like “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Hair” and “Jesus Christ Superstar” in the 1960s and ’70...

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Mary Philips (1901 - 1975)

Mary Philips (January 23, 1901 – April 22, 1975) was an American stage and film actress. Biography Born in New London, Connecticut, she was the only child of Charles and Anna (née...

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Beatrice Prentice (1884 - 1977)

Beatrice Prentice (September 1, 1884 – May 30, 1977) was a stage actress of the early 20th century. Family Prentice was probably born in Sac County, Iowa but had ties to a prominent New Yo...

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Harrison Ford (1884 - 1957)

) Harrison Ford (March 16, 1884 – December 2, 1957) was an American stage and film actor. He was a leading Broadway theatre performer and a star of the silent film era. Career Born in Kans...

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Frank Fay (1891 - 1961)

) Frank Fay (November 17, 1891 – September 25, 1961) was an American vaudeville comedian and film and stage actor. Highly successful in vaudeville, he originated the role of "Elwood P. Dowd" i...

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William Farnum (1876 - 1953)

William Farnum (born July 4, 1876, Boston, Massachusetts – died June 5, 1953, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California) was a major movie actor. Biography One of three brothers, Farnum grew up...

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Margaret Illington (1879 - 1934)

Margaret Illington ill-ing-ton (July 23, 1879 – March 11, 1934) was a stage actress popular in the first decade of the 20th century. She later made an attempt at silent film acting by making t...

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Van Johnson MP (1916 - 2008)

His bobbysoxer popularity was such that he was nicknamed "The Voiceless Sinatra.". From imdb Born Charles Van Johnson on August 25, 1916, in Newport, Rhode Island, he was of Swedish (not Irish, as ...

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Amelia Bingham (1869 - 1927)

Amelia Swilley Bingham (March 20, 1869 – September 1, 1927) was an American actress from Hicksville, Ohio. Her Broadway career extended from (1896 - 1926). Bingham attended Ohio Wesleyan Uni...

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Georgia Neese Clark, Treasurer of the United States (1898 - 1995)

Georgia Neese Clark Gray (January 27, 1898 – October 26, 1995) was the first woman Treasurer of the United States, serving from 1949 to 1953. No subsequent Treasurer has been a man. Early li...

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Eli Wallach MP (1915 - 2014)

Eli Herschel Wallach (December 7, 1915 – June 24, 2014) was an American film, television and stage actor whose prolific career spanned more than six decades, beginning in the late 1940s. For his...

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Cynthia Nixon MP

Cynthia Ellen Nixon (born April 9, 1966) is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City (1998–2004), the film Sex and the City (2008) a...

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Nick Offerman MP

Nick Offerman (born June 26, 1970) is an American actor, writer, and carpenter widely known for his breakout role as Ron Swanson in the acclaimed NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, in which he received t...

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Megan Mullally MP

Megan Mullally (born November 12, 1958) is an American actress and singer. Mullally was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Martha (née Palmer) and Carter Mullally, Jr., an actor ...

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William Gillette (1853 - 1937)

William Hooker Gillette (July 24, 1853 – April 29, 1937) was an American actor, playwright and stage-manager in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is best remembered today for portrayi...

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Mabel Taliaferro (1887 - 1979)

Mabel "Nell" Taliaferro (May 21, 1887 – January 24, 1979) was an American stage, and a silent screen actress, known as the Sweetheart of American Movies. Taliaferro was descended on her father...

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Edith Taliaferro (1894 - 1958)

Edith Taliaferro (December 21, 1894 – March 2, 1958) was an American stage and film actress of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She was active on the stage until 1935 and had roles in t...

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Neil Patrick Harris MP

A child actor who achieved popularity and critical acclaim at an early age, Neil Patrick Harris managed to avoid the typical fate of child stars who often slipped into obscurity after spinning out of c...

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Margaret Perry (1913 - 2007)

Margaret Frueauff who, under the name Margaret Perry, acted on the New York stage and in Hollywood. Ms. Perry was born in Denver, arriving Feb. 13, 1913, as the child of Antoinette Perry, the actress...

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W. C. Fields (1880 - 1946)

William Claude Dukenfield (January 29, 1880[1] – December 25, 1946), better known as W. C. Fields, was an American comedian, actor, juggler and writer.[2] Fields' comic persona was a misanthropi...

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Eddie Cantor MP (1892 - 1964)

Eddie Cantor (31 January 1892 (exact date unknown) – October 10, 1964), born Edward Israel Iskowitz, was an American "illustrated song" performer, comedian, dancer, singer, actor and songwriter....

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William Dennis Weaver (1924 - 2006)

William Dennis Weaver[1] (June 4, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor, best known for his work in television, including his role as Matt Dillon's trusty helper Chester Goode on the l...

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Jack Lord (1922 - 1998)

Brooklyn-born actor John Joseph Patrick Ryan borrowed his stage name "Jack Lord" from a distant relative. Despite his training at the prestigious Actors Studio and a long film career, he is best rememb...

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J. Harry Benrimo (1874 - 1942)

J. Harry Benrimo, (1874–1942), actor, playwright, and director. Coming from a talented family, actor, playwright, and stage director (Joseph Harry) Benrimo was born in 1874 in San Francisco. A...

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Shirley Temple MP (1928 - 2014)

Shirley Jane Temple Black (born Shirley Jane Temple ; April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014) was an American film and television actress, singer, dancer, and one-time U.S. ambassador to Ghana and C...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman MP (1967 - 2014)

Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor and director. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 2005 biographical film Capote, and received three Ac...

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Robert Alda MP (1914 - 1986)

Robert Alda (February 26, 1914 – May 3, 1986; born Alphonso Giuseppe Giovanni Roberto D'Abruzzo ), was an American theatrical and film actor and father of actors Alan and Antony Alda. A talented...

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Elsie Janis (1889 - 1956)

Elsie Janis (March 16, 1889 – February 26, 1956) was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and screenwriter. Entertaining the troops during World War I immortalized her as "the sweetheart o...

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Maude Banks (1857 - 1927)

Biography: The talented headstrong daughter of General N.P. Banks, Maude Banks was raised as a creature of Bostonian High Society, but partook in more than a little of her father's audacity, gallantry,...

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Victor Mature MP (1913 - 1999)

Victor John Mature (January 29, 1913 – August 4, 1999) was an American stage, film and television actor. Mature was born in Louisville, Kentucky. His father, Marcello Gelindo Maturi, later Mar...

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Phoebe Davies (1864 - 1912)

Phoebe Davies (February 7, 1864 - December 4, 1912) was a Welsh-born American stage actress who starred in over 4,000 performances of the Lottie Blair Parker play, Way Down East. Early life Phoeb...

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Blanche Bates, Actress (1873 - 1941)

Blanche Bates (25 August 1873 – 25 December 1941) was an American actress, born in Portland, Oregon. She made her début in San Francisco in a benefit performance of Brander Matthews's...

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Bessie McCoy (1879 - 1931)

Bessie McCoy was an actress and Vaudeville performer who is remembered for her signature Yama Yama Man routine.

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Sarah Crocker Conway (1834 - 1875)

Sarah Crocker Conway (b. Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1834; d. Brooklyn, New York, April 1875) was an actress. She was a sister of Elizabeth Crocker Bowers, also an actress. She made her debut in Baltimo...

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Elizabeth Crocker Bowers (1830 - 1895)

Elizabeth Crocker Bowers (March 12, 1830 - November 6, 1895) was an American stage actress and theatrical manager. She was also known professionally as Mrs. D. P. Bowers. Early life[edit] Elizabe...

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Betty Jane Watson MP

Florida, United States

Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Watson (born December 28, 1921) is an American actress and singer known for her roles in musical theatre, especially Laurey in Oklahoma! . Watson was born and raised in Bloomin...

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Jean Stapleton MP (1923 - 2013)

Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray ; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013) was an American character actress of stage, television and film. She was best known for her portrayal of Edith Bunker on the...

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Richard Palmer Kaleioku Smart (1913 - 1992)

) Richard Palmer Kaleioku Smart (1913–1992) was a musical theatre actor and singer who became owner of the largest private ranch in Hawaii. Early life Richard Palmer Kaleioku Smart was bor...

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Ada A. Wild (1851 - d.)

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Louisa Wray (1825 - d.)

Louisa Payne Wray, born in England, debuted in 1851 as a vocalist. After studying acting, she came to the U.S. in 1852 and opened at New York's Old Bowery as Louise Duveille. While she continued a seri...

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Ralph Morgan (1883 - 1956)

Ralph Morgan (July 6, 1883 – June 11, 1956) was a Hollywood film, stage and character actor, and the older brother of Frank Morgan (who played the title role in The Wizard of Oz, 1939). Ea...

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John Cromwell (1887 - 1979)

) Elwood Dager Cromwell (December 23, 1887 – September 26, 1979), known as John Cromwell, was an American film actor, director and producer. Biography Born in Toledo, Ohio, Cromwell ma...

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Celia Forman (1891 - 1979)

Biografies about Celia Adler is available on Wikipedia in English Swedish Polish

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Sara Adler (1858 - 1953)

Sara Adler (née Levitskaya, Britannica gives Levitsky; 1858 – April 28, 1953) was a Russian-born Jewish actress in Yiddish theater who made her career mainly in the United States. She w...

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Luther Adler (1903 - 1984)

Luther Adler (May 4, 1903 – December 8, 1984) was an American actor best known for his work in theatre, but who also worked in film and television. He also directed plays on Broadway. Life...

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Clare Eames (1894 - 1930)

Clare Eames (August 5, 1894 - November 8, 1930) was an influential Broadway actress, stage director and the wife of playwright Sidney Howard. Eames after WW1 was along with Jeanne Eagels considered o...

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William A. Brady (1863 - 1950)

William Aloysius Brady (June 19, 1863 – January 6, 1950) was an American theatre actor, producer and sports promoter. Biography Brady was born to a newspaperman in 1863. His father kid...

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Grace George (1879 - 1961)

Grace George (December 25, 1879 – May 19, 1961) was a Broadway stage actress. She was married to producer William A. Brady and was stepmother to his daughter Alice Brady. George appeared in on...

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Lucille Ryman Carroll (aka "Jane Starr") (1906 - 2002)

Garnett Lucille Ryman Carroll, stage name Jane Starr (June 10, 1906 - October 23, 2002) was an American Broadway actress. Carroll was born to Dr. Herbert R. Ryman and Cora Belle (Norris) Ryman while ...

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Effie Germon (1845 - 1914)

Euphemia "Effie" Germon (June 13, 1845 - March 6, 1914) was an American stage actress of the late 19th century from Augusta, Georgia. She excelled as a soubrette. She was the daughter of actors Green...

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Emily Stevens (1882 - 1928)

) Emily Stevens (February 27, 1882 – January 3, 1928) was a stage and screen actress in Broadway plays in the first three decades of the 20th century and later silent movies. Family lineag...

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Elizabeth Welter Wilson MP

Elizabeth Welter Wilson (born April 4, 1921) is an American actress. She was elected to the Theatre Hall of Fame in 2007. Life and career Wilson was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the daught...

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Ossie Davis MP (1917 - 2005)

Ossie Davis (December 18, 1917 – February 4, 2005) was an African-American film actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist. During World War II, Davis spent four years in t...

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Yul Brynner MP (1920 - 1985)

Yul Brynner: A Biography *  Family Photos ]

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David Schwimmer MP

David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor and director of television and film who gained worldwide recognition for playing Ross Geller in the sitcom Friends . Schwimmer wa...

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Rosalind Russell MP (1911 - 1976)

Rosalind Russell (June 4, 1907 – November 28, 1976) was an American actress of stage and screen, perhaps best known for her role as a fast-talking newspaper reporter in the Howard Hawks screwb...

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Mae West (c.1870 - 1930)

Matilda "Tillie" Doelger (also spelled Delker) died in 1930. Married: in New York, NY to Jack West (d. 1935) Childen of Jack West and Tillie Delker: 1. Katie (d. respiratory disease) 2. Mi...

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Eva Marie Saint MP

Eva Marie Saint Born July 4, 1924 Newark, New Jersey, U.S. Occupation Actor Years active 1948–present Spouse Jeffrey Hayden nee Levine (Married in 1951) (2 children) Eva Marie Saint is...

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Jessica Lange MP

Jessica Phyllis Lange (born April 20, 1949) is an American actress who has worked in film, theatre and television. The recipient of multiple awards, Lange is regarded as one of the première fe...

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Stella Stevens MP

Stella Stevens (born October 1, 1938) is an American film, television and stage actress, who began her acting career in 1959 and starred in such popular films as The Nutty Professor, The Courtship of...

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Kevin McCarthy (1914 - 2010)

) Kevin McCarthy (February 15, 1914 – September 11, 2010) was an American stage, film, and television actor who appeared in over two hundred television and film roles. For his role in the 1951...

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Al Pacino MP

Alfredo James Pacino- Al Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 afte...

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Stockard Channing MP

Stockard Channing (born Susan Antonia Williams Stockard; February 13, 1944) is a two-time Emmy and one-time Tony Award winning American stage, film and television actress. She is known for her po...

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Laura Linney MP

Laura Leggett Linney (born February 5, 1964) is an American actress of film, television, and theatre. Linney has won three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She has bee...

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Osgood Perkins (1892 - 1937)

Osgood Perkins (May 16, 1892 – September 21, 1937) was an American actor. Life and career Perkins was born James Ripley Osgood Perkins in West Newton, Massachusetts, son of Henry Phelp...

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Claiborne Cary (1932 - 2010)

She was an American actress and cabaret performer. Cary was born Claiborne Leachman in Lone Tree, Iowa. The younger sister of actress Cloris Leachman, Cary began dancing and performing at a young age...

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Beatrice Whitney Straight (1914 - 2001)

Beatrice Whitney Straight (August 2, 1914 – April 7, 2001) was an Academy Award-winning, American theatre, film, and television actress. Hers remains the shortest acting performance in a film ...

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James Earl Jones MP

James Earl Jones (born January 17, 1931) is an American actor. Since his Broadway debut in 1957, Jones has spent more than five decades as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile actors" and...

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Natasha Richardson (c.1963 - c.2009)

She was an English-born American stage and screen actress. A member of the Redgrave family, she was the daughter of actress Vanessa Redgrave and director/producer Tony Richardson and the granddaughter ...

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Nat Benchley (deceased)

Nathaniel Robert "Nat" Benchley is an American writer and actor who has performed on stage, television, and film. He is the grandson of humorist Robert Benchley, the son of author Nathaniel G. Benchl...

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Ethel Merman MP (1908 - 1984)

Ethel Merman (January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was an American actress and singer. Known primarily for her powerful voice and roles in musical theatre, she has been called "the undisputed...

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Dixie Carter MP (1939 - 2010)

Tombstone inscription: The Lord is my strength and my song. Dixie Virginia Carter Born: May 25, 1939 Birth Place: McLemoresville, Tennessee Dixie passed away April 10th, 2010 at the age of 70...

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