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Jean Harlow (1911 - 1937)

Jean Harlow (March 3, 1911 – June 7, 1937) was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. Known as the "Blonde Bombshell" and the "Platinum Blonde" (due to her platinum blonde hair)...

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Robert Taylor (1911 - 1969)

) Robert Taylor (August 5, 1911 – June 8, 1969) was an American film and television actor. He served as a United States Navy flying instructor during World War II. Early life Born Arlingto...

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Barbara Stanwyck (1907 - 1990)

Barbara Stanwyck From Stella Dallas in 1937 Barbara Stanwyck (July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American actress. A film and television star, known during her 60-year career as a co...

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William Holden (1918 - 1981)

William Holden (April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981) was an American actor. Holden won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1954 and the Emmy Award for Best Actor in 1974. One of the biggest box...

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Cecil B. DeMille MP (1881 - 1959)

Cecil Blount Demille, known as Cecil B. DeMille , was a pioneering film director - in both silent and sound movies. Starting in 1913, he became a dominant force in the Hollywood film industry for 40 ye...

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Ernie Kovacs (1919 - 1962)

Ernie Kovacs (January 23, 1919 – January 13, 1962) was an American comedian and actor. Kovacs' uninhibited, often ad-libbed, and visually experimental comedic style came to influence numerous ...

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Edie Adams (1927 - 2008)

Adams was born as Edith Elizabeth Enke[1] in Kingston, Pennsylvania.[1] The daughter of Sheldon and Ada (Adams) Enke, the family lived in Grove City for some years and spent a year in New York City bef...

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Burt Lancaster (1913 - 1994)

Burton Stephen "Burt" Lancaster (November 2, 1913 – October 20, 1994) was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique and distinctive smile (which he called "The Grin"). After initial...

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Anne Meara MP

Anne Meara (born September 20, 1929) is an American actress and comedian. She and Jerry Stiller were a prominent 1960s comedy team, appearing as Stiller and Meara, and are the parents of actor/comedian...

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Jerry Stiller MP

Gerald Isaac "Jerry" Stiller (born June 8, 1927) is an American comedian and actor. He spent many years in the comedy team Stiller and Meara with his wife Anne Meara. Stiller and Meara are the parent...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus MP

Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus (pronounced /ˈluːiː ˈdraɪfəs/; born January 13, 1961) is an American actress and comedian. She rose to prominence as o...

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Billy Crystal MP

William Edward "Billy" Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian and film director. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soa...

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Terry Alan Kath (1946 - 1978)

Terry Alan Kath, born in Chicago, Illinois, was the original guitarist, vocalist and founding member (along with Walter Parazaider, Daniel Seraphine and Lee Loughnane) of the band Chicago. He contrib...

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Alec Baldwin MP

Alec Baldwin's commanding onscreen presence, coupled with a riveting intensity and gravelly voice few actors possessed, won him big screen acclaim in "The Hunt for Red October" (1990), "Glengarry Glen ...

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Sir Elton Hercules John MP

British singer, composer, and pianist Elton John was one of the most popular entertainers of the late 20th century, famous for his flashy clothes and string of hit records. In his four-decade career Jo...

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Bob Burns (1890 - 1956)

American radio and film comedian Bob Burns was known for his hillbilly humor, backwoods philosophy, and tall tales about life in the Ozarks during the 1930s and 1940s. For his contribution to the motio...

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Judy Canova (1913 - 1983)

Best remembered today as a comic actress, Judy Canova also cut her share of records from the early '30s and into the end of the '50s. As either actress or singer, however, she was a most unlikely succe...

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<private> Estrada

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Ernest Truex (1889 - 1973)

Ernest Truex began acting at age five and toured through Missouri at age nine as "The Child Wonder in Scenes from Shakespeare". His Broadway debut came in 1908 and he performed in several David Belasco...

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Lucile Drew (1890 - 1925)

Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Drew were an American comedy team on stage and screen. Biography Sidney Drew (August 28, 1863 – April 9, 1919), or Mr. Sidney Drew as he was usually billed, was an uncle ...

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Sidney White Drew (1863 - 1919)

Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Drew were an American comedy team on stage and screen. Biography Sidney Drew (August 28, 1863 – April 9, 1919), or Mr. Sidney Drew as he was usually billed, was an uncle ...

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Raymond Knight (1899 - 1953)

) Raymond Knight was a writer, producer, and director of radio and television shows. During the 25 years he had spent in the industry, Knight had created some 100 radio and TV shows. At the time of...

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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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Lee de Forest MP (1873 - 1961)

Lee De Forest (August 26, 1873 – June 30, 1961) was an American inventor with over 180 patents to his credit. De Forest invented the Audion, a vacuum tube that takes relatively weak electric...

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Alan Hale MP (1921 - 1990)

. Alan Hale, Jr. (March 8, 1921– January 2, 1990) was an American film and television actor, best known for his role as Skipper (Jonas Grumby) on the popular sitcom Gilligan's Island. Hale was...

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Alan Hale Sr. MP (1892 - 1950)

Alan Hale, Sr. (February 10, 1892 – January 22, 1950) was an American movie actor and director, most widely remembered for his many supporting character roles, in particular as frequent sideki...

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Don Knotts MP (1924 - 2006)

Birth Name Jesse Donald Knotts Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m) Mini Biography Don Knotts, the legendary television character actor, was born Jesse Donald Knotts on July 21, 1924, in Morgantown,...

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Miss Peggy Lee (1920 - 2002)

Peggy Lee (1920 – 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to sing...

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Robert Charles Duram Mitchum (1917 - 1997)

Hollywood tough guy Robert Mitchum made a career of playing insouciant fatalists and unscrupulous rogues, especially in noir films of the 1950s. He was in the movies for more than five decades, breakin...

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Elizabeth Montgomery MP (1933 - 1995)

Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995) was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. She is best perhaps remembered for her roles as Sam...

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Tina Turner MP

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American singer and actress whose career has spanned more than 50 years. She has won numerous awards and her achievements in the rock musi...

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Edgar John Bergen (1903 - 1978)

Edgar John Bergen (February 16, 1903 – September 30, 1978) was an American actor and radio performer, best known as a ventriloquist.

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Chris Farley MP (1964 - 1997)

Christopher Crosby "Chris" Farley (February 15, 1964 – December 18, 1997) was an American comedian and actor. Farley was a member of Chicago's The Second City Theatre and cast member of the NBC ...

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Karen Anne Carpenter MP (1950 - 1983)

American singer and drummer Karen Carpenter is best remembered for her vocal performances as the lead singer for the soft-rock duo the Carpenters, who scored a string of Top 10 hits in the early '70s, ...

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Roy Kelton Orbison, Sr. MP (1936 - 1988)

Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer-songwriter, well known for his distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. Orbiso...

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<private> Alpert

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Roderick David Stewart MP

Roderick David "Rod" Stewart , CBE ( born 10 January 1945 ) is a British singer-songwriter and musician, born and raised in North London, England and currently residing in Epping. He is of Scottish and...

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Leatrice Joy (1893 - 1985)

She is best known for her career in the early silent film era. Born Leatrice Joy Zeidler in New Orleans, Louisiana, Leatrice Joy began her acting career in stock theater companies and made her film d...

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Ina Claire (1893 - 1985)

American stage and film actress Ina Claire was a comedienne on vaudeville in pre-World War I days. She made only a few films during the silent era (beginning with The Puppet Crown, 1915), instead conce...

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Rudolph Valentino MP (1895 - 1926)

Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926) was an Italian actor, and early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the "Latin Lover" He starred in several well known s...

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John Gilbert (1899 - 1936)

) Silent film star of the 1910s-1930s. John Gilbert (July 10, 1897 – January 9, 1936) was an American actor and a major star of the silent film era. Known as "the great lover," he rivaled ...

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Theda Bara MP (1885 - 1955)

Theda Bara (born Theodosia Burr Goodman, July 29, 1885 – April 7, 1955) was an American silent film and stage actress. Bara was one of the most popular actresses of the silent era, and one o...

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Muhammad Ali MP

The only professional boxer to win the heavy-weight championship three times, Muhammad Ali provided leadership and an example for African American men and women around the world with his political and ...

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<private> Stone

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Marlene Dietrich MP (1901 - 1992)

Marlene Dietrich (German pronunciation: [maɐˈleːnə ˈdiːtʁɪç]; 27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer. Dietr...

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Debbie Reynolds MP

Entertainer Debbie Reynolds embodied the cheerful bounce and youthful innocence of the post World War II era, buoying the genre's good-natured hokum with her sincere charm and energy. One of a long lin...

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Reese Witherspoon MP

Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actress Reese Witherspoon made her mark as a smart, driven and self-respecting actress who refused to take the easy road to stardom with mindless teen flicks and broad co...

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James Hendrix MP (1942 - 1970)

From Wikipedia (English) : James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. He is widely consi...

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Andie MacDowell MP

CA, USA

Rosalie Anderson "Andie" MacDowell (born April 21, 1958) is an American model and actress. She has received three Golden Globe Awards nominations. She has received the Golden Camera and an Honorary C&#...

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Liv Johanne Ullmann MP

Oslo, Norge

Liv Johanne Ullmann (born 16 December 1938) is a Norwegian actress and film director, as well as one of the muses of the Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. A winner of the Golden Globe, Ullmann has also ...

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Samuel Zachary Arkoff MP (1918 - 2001)

Samuel Zachary Arkoff (12 June 1918 – 16 September 2001) was an American producer of B movies. Contents [show] Life and career[edit] Born in Fort Dodge, Iowa to a Russian Jewish family, Arko...

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Nicholas "Ben" Benton Alexander, III (1911 - 1969)

Starting out as a child actor in 1915, Ben Alexander's first roles were played in the films of such directors as Cecil B. DeMille and D.W. Griffith. He later graduated to juvenile leads and supporting ...

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Cloris Leachman MP

From 1953 to 1979, Leachman was married to Hollywood impresario George Englund. Leachman's former mother-in-law was character actress Mabel Albertson, best known for playing Samantha's mother-in-law on...

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Jack Albertson (1907 - 1981)

Jack Albertson (June 16, 1907 – November 25, 1981) was an American character actor dating to vaudeville. A comedian, dancer, singer, and musician, Albertson is perhaps best known for his roles...

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Sarah Bernhardt MP (1844 - 1923)

Sarah Bernhardt (c. October 22, 1844 – March 26, 1923) was a French stage and early film actress, and has been referred to as the most famous actress the world has ever known. Bernhardt made h...

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Rita Moreno MP

Alameda, CA, USA

Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931) is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress. She is the first and only Hispanic female and one of ten performers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a To...

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פטרישיה לואיז ניל Patricia Louise Neal MP (1926 - 2010)

Patricia Neal (January 20, 1926 – August 8, 2010)[1] was an American actress of stage and screen. She was best known for her roles as World War II widow Helen Benson in The Day the Earth Stood S...

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Lorenzo Lamas MP

Lorenzo de Santos-Lamas (born January 20, 1958) is an American actor and reality television participant. Lamas is known for playing Lance Cumson, the irresponsible grandson of Angela Channing (played b...

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John Charles Daly MP (1914 - 1991)

John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly (generally known by John Charles Daly or simply John Daly (Irish: Seán Searlás Ó Dálaigh; February 20, 1914 – February 24, 1991) was...

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Dr. Seuss MP (1904 - 1991)

Theodor Seuss Geisel was the author and illustrator of many popular children's books written under the pen name Dr. Seuss. Here are just a few titles of his books: One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish;...

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Natalie Maria Cole MP

Natalie Maria Cole (born February 6, 1950), better known as Natalie Cole is an American singer, songwriter and performer. The daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole, Cole rode to musical success in the ...

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Nat King Cole MP (1919 - 1965)

Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American musician who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. Although an ac...

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Judge Judy Sheindlin MP

Judith Sheindlin (born October 21, 1942), better known as Judge Judy, is an American lawyer, judge, television personality and author. She passed the New York Bar examination in 1965 and became a prose...

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Tim McGraw MP

Since his 1994 breakout album Not A Moment Too Soon, Tim McGraw has been one of country music's most popular performers. With his high-pitched, rather growly voice, McGraw became known for his ability ...

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Marcus Loew MP (1870 - 1927)

Producer and business tycoon Marcus Loew, a pioneer of the motion picture industry, was a key figure in the formation of MGM studios and founded the wide-spread chain of Loew's theaters. For his contri...

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Vanessa Williams MP

Although she was forced to turn in her Miss America crown (1983) after Penthouse magazine published nude photos of her, Vanessa Williams bounced back with a successful career as a singer and branched o...

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Leo Carrillo (1880 - 1961)

Although he played stereotypical Latinos, Leo Carrillo was part of an old and respected Californian family who could trace his roots back to the conquistadores. He is best remembered for his role from ...

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Randy Quaid MP

Randall Rudy "Randy" Quaid (born October 1, 1950) is an American actor known for his role as Cousin Eddie in the National Lampoon's Vacation movies, as well as his numerous supporting roles in films su...

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Dennis William Quaid MP

Dennis William Quaid (born April 9, 1954) is an American actor. After his brother, Randy, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Last Detail (1973), Quaid dr...

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Gwyneth Paltrow MP

Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow initially gained fame for her real-life role as Brad Pitt's girlfriend. She went on to build a solid reputation as one of the leading actresses of...

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Billy Joel MP

William Martin "Billy" Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American musician and pianist, singer-songwriter, and classical composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, Joel has become ...

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Keanu Charles Reeves MP

From lamebrained teenage time traveler to metaphysical sci-fi Superman, Keanu Reeves has portrayed just about every character type imaginable. He is best known for his roles in Bill & Ted's Excellent A...

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Matt Damon MP

Matthew Paige "Matt" Damon is an American actor, writer and philanthropist whose career was launched following the success of the film Good Will Hunting, from a screenplay he wrote with friend Ben Affl...

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Marvin Gaye MP (1939 - 1984)

Marvin Gaye was an American soul singer-songwriter-producer who, to a large extent, ushered in the era of artist-controlled popular music of the 1970s. Gaye's father was a storefront preacher; his moth...

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Nicolas Cage MP

Born Nicolas Kim Coppola, he changed his name early in his career to Nicholas Cage to avoid the appearance of nepotism as the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola. A peripheral member of the early Eighties' ...

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Jack Carson (1910 - 1963)

One of the most popular character actors during the 'golden age of Hollywood', Jack Carson's film career spanned the 1930s, '40s and '50s. Carson's trademark was the wisecracking know it all who eventu...

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Bennett Alfred Cerf MP (1898 - 1971)

The publisher and co-founder of Random House Bennette Cerf was also known for his own compilations of jokes and puns, for regular personal appearances lecturing across the United States, and for his te...

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Stella Adler (1901 - 1992)

A member of the Jewish-American Adler acting dynasty, Stella Adler was one of the premiere acting coaches in the United States. Among her students were some of this country's most popular stars, includ...

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King Wallis Vidor (1894 - 1982)

American film director King Vidor is noted for his experimentation with visual effects and camera movement in motion pictures such as The Big Parade (1925) and Wedding Night (1935). He was born on Fe...

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Eleanor d'Abbadie d'Arrast (1898 - 1991)

From cover girl to movie star, Eleanor Boardman led a charmed life. Boardman was popular during the silent film era and is best remembered for her role in King Vidor's classic silent film "The Crowd" (...

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Joseph Michael Schenck (1878 - 1961)

Pioneer executive Joseph Schenck played a key role in the development of the United States film industry. He founded 20th Century with Darryl Zanuk and became its first president; he became chairman of...

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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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Norma Talmadge (1894 - 1957)

A major box office draw during the silent film era for more than a decade, Norma Talmadge earned the title 'The Lady of the Great Indoors' for her weepy society melodramas. She is best remembered for h...

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Constance Alice Talmadge (1898 - 1973)

Nicknamed "Dutch" by her mother because of her adorable blond good looks as a plump little girl, which made her look like the Little Dutch Boy, silent movie star Constance Talmadge is best remembered f...

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Gloria Swanson MP (1899 - 1983)

Legendary actress Gloria Swanson is considered to be one of the biggest stars of the silent era as well as a fashion icon, especially under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille. In 1929, Swanson successfu...

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Lew Ayres (1908 - 1996)

After appearing opposite Greta Garbo in The Kiss (1929), Lew Ayres starred in the Academy Award- winning film All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) for which he rose to fame. However, he is best rememb...

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Susan Sarandon MP

She was born at 2:25 PM. An Oscar-winner for her role in the somber drama Dead Man Walking (1995), Susan Sarandon's early stardom came from her performance as the wide-eyed bride in 1975's midnight-m...

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Gilbert Roland (1905 - 1994)

Gilbert Roland (December 11, 1905 – May 15, 1994) was a Mexican-born American film actor. Private Gilbert Roland served in the U.S. armed forces in World War 2. He was born Luis Antonio D�...

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Lou Costello (1906 - 1959)

Louis Francis "Lou" Costello (March 6, 1906 – March 3, 1959) was an American actor and comedian best known as half of the comedy team of Abbott and Costello, with Bud Abbott. Costello was famous...

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Mae West MP (1893 - 1980)

Mae West (1893–1980) was an American actress, playwright, screenwriter and sex symbol. For her contribution to the film industry, she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1560 Vine Street...

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William "Bud" Alexander Abbott (1897 - 1974)

BUD ABBOTT (1897-1974) formed with Lou Costello (1906-1959) one of the greatest comedy teams in the history of show business. With Abbott as straight man and Costello as clown, they found popular succe...

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Mel Blanc MP (1908 - 1989)

Mel Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) is best remembered for his work with Warner Bros. during the "Golden Age of American animation" (and later for Hanna-Barbera television productions) as...

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Percy Faith (1908 - 1976)

Best known for his 1960 number-one single "Theme from A Summer Place," composer, arranger, and bandleader Percy Faith was identified with the easy-listening music of the 1950s and 1960s. Yet his career...

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Mel Ferrer (1917 - 2008)

Spouses: Frances Pilchard (1937-1939) Barbara C. Tripp (1940-1944) remarried Frances Pilchard (1944-1954) Audrey Hepburn (1954-1968) Elizabeth Soukutine (1971-2008) Famous for having starre...

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Mischa Mikhail Saulovich Elman MP (1891 - 1967)

Mischa Elman plays "Violin Concerto No. 2", Bruch (2. Mov.) ; Mischa Elman plays Vivaldi's Concerto In G Minor, Op.12 No.1 ; Mischa Elman plays Tchaikovsky Concerto Mvt 3 ; Mischa Elman plays Tch...

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