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Peggy Ann Garner MP (1932 - 1984)

Actress. Born in Canton, Ohio to William and Virginia Garner. Peggy was cast in several films before gaining fame as Francie Nolan in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn in 1945, winning an Academy Juvenile Award...

8/7/2010 5/21/2017

Hazard E. Reeves MP (1906 - 1986)

Hazard Earle Reeves, Jr. (July 6, 1906 – December 23, 1986) was an American pioneer in sound and sound electronics, and introduced magnetic stereophonic sound to motion pictures. He was also the pres...

4/21/2017 4/21/2017

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4/20/2017 4/20/2017

Dalton Trumbo MP (1905 - 1976)

James Dalton Trumbo (December 9, 1905 – September 10, 1976) was an American screenwriter and novelist. As one of the Hollywood Ten, he refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committ...

9/10/2007 4/17/2017

Dorothy Malone MP

"Dorothy Malone"

Malone has been married and divorced twice and her marriage to New York businessman Robert Tomarkin was annulled. She has two daughters, Mimi and Diane, from her first marriage to actor Jacques Bergera...

8/25/2009 4/17/2017

George Seaton MP (1911 - 1979)

4/17/2017 4/17/2017

Adele MP

Multi-Grammy winning English singer-songwriter Adele rose to fame with the release of her debut album 19 in 2008. It certified four times platinum in the UK, and double platinum in the US. Her career i...

10/28/2016 3/1/2017

Damien Sayre Chazelle (born January 19, 1985) is an Academy Award-winning American director and screenwriter. Chazelle made his directorial debut with the musical Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (20...

2/26/2017 2/26/2017

Emily Jean "Emma" Stone (born November 6, 1988) is an American actress. She born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Krista (Yeager), a homemaker, and Jeffrey Stone, a contracting company founder and CEO. Fro...

1/28/2015 2/26/2017

Casey Affleck is an American actor. He has acted in films such as Good Will Hunting, Ocean's Eleven, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, and Gone Baby Gone. He has been nomina...

1/31/2009 2/26/2017

Viola Davis (born August 11, 1965) is an American actress and producer. After graduating from the Juilliard School in 1993, Davis began her career on stage and won an Obie Award in 1999 for her perfo...

2/26/2017 2/26/2017

Mahershala Ali MP

"Hershal Gilmore", "Hershal Ali", "Mahershala Gilmore"

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Mahershalalhashbaz "Mahershala" Ali (pronunciation: /məˈhɜːrʃələ/; born Mahershalalhashbaz Gilmore; February 16, 1974) is an American actor and rapper. Ali began his career as a regular on series suc...

2/26/2017 2/26/2017

Sid Grauman MP (1879 - 1950)

Find a Grave Birth: Mar. 17, 1879 Indianapolis Marion County Indiana, USA Death: Mar. 5, 1950 Hollywood Los Angeles County California, USA Theatre Mogul, Entrepreneur. Born Sidney Patrick Graum...

2/18/2017 2/18/2017

James Jerome Hill, II MP (1905 - 1972)

Artist and filmmaker. Hill had a profound influence on 20th-century avant-garde film and the artists associated with it, both as a filmmaker and a philanthropist. Won an Academy Award for Best Document...

4/24/2016 2/11/2017

Joseph Ruttenberg MP (1889 - 1983)

Find a Grave From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joseph Ruttenberg, A.S.C. (July 4, 1889 - May 1, 1983) was a Russian-born American photojournalist and cinematographer. Ruttenberg was accomplis...

2/9/2017 2/9/2017

Basil Clive Dearden MP (1911 - 1971)

British Academy Award Winner with "The Blue Lamp". Directed "Gordon of Khartoum" with Sir Lawrence Olivier, "The League of Gentlemen", "Victim" with Dirk Bogard and many other fine films.

10/19/2008 1/18/2017

Carol Reed MP (1906 - 1976)

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12/27/2013 1/18/2017

Vittorio De Sica MP (1901 - 1974)

"Vittorio De Sica"

Vittorio De Sica was an Italian director and actor, a leading figure in the neorealist movement. Four of the films he directed won Academy Awards: Sciuscià and Bicycle Thieves were awarded honorary O...

2/17/2011 1/18/2017

William Wyler MP (1902 - 1981)

William Wyler, born Wilhelm Weiller, was an academy award winning motion picture director notable for his work on Ben-Hur (1959), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and Mrs. Miniver (1942), all of whi...

9/25/2009 1/18/2017

George Dewey Cukor MP (1899 - 1983)

Religion : Judaism Census : 1900 - New York City, New York, New York, USA Census : 1910 - Manhattan Ward 11, New York, New York, USA Census : 1920 - New York, New York, USA Updated from MyHeri...

10/29/2015 1/18/2017

John Schlesinger MP (1926 - 2003)

John Richard Schlesinger, CBE was an English film and stage director, and actor. He won an Academy Award for Best Director for Midnight Cowboy, and was nominated for two other films.

2/13/2016 1/18/2017

Claude Berel Langmann, alias Claude Berri MP (1934 - 2009)

"Claude Berri"

Claude Berri was a French-Jewish film director, writer, producer, actor, and distributor. Wikipedia: Claude Berri

5/6/2014 1/18/2017

Anthony Minghella MP (1954 - 2008)

Anthony Minghella, CBE was a British film director, playwright, and screenwriter. He was chairman of the board of Governors at the British Film Institute between 2003 and 2007. He won the Academy Awa...

2/4/2014 1/17/2017

Irwin Winkler (born May 25, 1931) is an American film producer and director. He is the producer or director of 50 motion pictures, dating back to 1967's Double Trouble, starring Elvis Presley. The fo...

9/29/2016 1/17/2017

Edward M. Zwick is an American filmmaker and Academy Award-winning film and television producer. He has worked primarily in the comedy-drama and epic historical film genres, including About Last Night ...

11/17/2008 1/17/2017

Eric Fellner, CBE is an English film producer. He is the co-chairman (along with Tim Bevan) of the production company Working Title Films, the UK's largest production company. Among Fellner's more th...

2/8/2007 1/17/2017

Jeremy Kleiner MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Jeremy Kleiner is an acclaimed American film and television producer born in 1976. Kleiner and his fellow producers won an Academy Award for Best Picture for the 2013 film 12 Years a Slave . He is co-p...

9/27/2010 1/17/2017

Alejandro González Iñárritu MP

"El Negro"

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Biography from the Internet Movie Database: Alejandro González Iñárritu was born in Mexico City on August 15, 1963 to Hector González Gama and Luz María Iñárritu. Though raised in middle class neig...

12/14/2014 1/17/2017

Sir Sidney Poitier MP

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author, and diplomat. In 1964, Poitier became the first Bahamian and first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor...

9/7/2009 1/16/2017

David E. Stone (b. December 11, 1947) is an American sound editor. He won an Academy Award for the film Bram Stoker's Dracula for Best Sound Editing during the 65th Academy Awards, he shared his Osca...

5/5/2010 1/15/2017

Christoph Waltz, born 4 October 1956, is an Austrian actor, who also holds German citizenship. He received international acclaim for his portrayal of SS-Standartenführer Hans Landa in the 2009 film I...

6/12/2011 1/14/2017

Ray McKinnon MP (1957 - d.)

) Raymond "Ray" Wilkes McKinnon (born November 15, 1957) is an American actor, screenwriter, film director and producer. Early life McKinnon grew up in Adel, Georgia, to Raymond McKinnon, a car dea...

12/8/2016 12/8/2016

Lisa Blount MP (1957 - 2010)

Lisa Suzanne Blount (July 1, 1957 – October 27, 2010) was an American film and television actress, and Oscar-winning producer. Filmography

12/8/2016 12/8/2016

Samuel Fain MP (1902 - 1989)

"Sammy"

Sammy Fain, born Samuel E. Feinberg, (June 17, 1902 – December 6, 1989) was an American composer of popular music. In the 1920s and early 1930s, he was also a popular vocalist.

2/16/2015 12/4/2016

Sir Elton Hercules John MP

"Elton John"

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...

4/22/2011 11/22/2016

Howard Elliott Ashman MP (1950 - 1991)

Howard Elliott Ashman (May 17, 1950 – March 14, 1991) was an American playwright and lyricist.[1] Ashman first studied at Boston University and Goddard College (with a stop at Tufts University's Summ...

11/8/2008 10/10/2016

Peter Allen MP (1944 - 1992)

"Peter Richard Woolnough"

He co-wrote "Don't cry out loud" for Melissa Manchester and "I honestly love you for Olivia newton John.He won an Academy award for the theme to "Arthur". 2004- He was brilliantly portrayed in the ...

7/22/2010 10/10/2016
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Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American environmental activist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is...

9/7/2008 9/23/2016

Marvin Hamlisch MP (1944 - 2012)

Marvin Frederick Hamlisch (born June 2, 1944) is an American composer. He is one of only thirteen people to have been awarded Emmys, Grammys, Oscars, and a Tony (those four together are known as an EGO...

8/26/2011 7/6/2016

Karl Malden MP (1912 - 2009)

"Karl Malden"

Karl Malden (born Mladen George Sekulovich; Serbian Cyrillic: Младен Ђорђе Секуловић; March 22, 1912 – July 1, 2009) was an American actor. Malden was primarily a character actor who "for more than 60 ...

10/13/2009 6/24/2016

Veteran character actress Melissa Leo is most recognized for her role as the tough-gal police detective Kay Howard on the TV series Homicide: Life on the Streets . In 2010, she won an Oscar for her sup...

11/7/2011 5/20/2016

Albert Arnold Gillespie MP (1899 - 1978)

"Buddy Gillespie"

Movie Special Effects Pioneer. Born in El Paso, Texas, he was an American cinema special effects artist best remembered his work on the film "The Wizard of Oz" (1939). Educated at the Columbia Universi...

4/11/2016 4/11/2016

Alicia Amanda Vikander (born 3 October 1988) is a Swedish actress. Vikander began her career by appearing in Swedish short films and television series, most notably in the popular TV drama Andra Avenyn...

9/9/2010 3/1/2016

Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor, producer and environmentalist who rose to stardom from his role as Jack Dawson in the James Cameron blockbuster Titanic. He is one of Hollywood's leading perform...

6/10/2010 2/28/2016

Brie Larson MP

"Brie Larson"

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers (born October 1, 1989), known professionally as Brie Larson , is an American actress and singer. Larson began her career as a guest actress on television, making her debut o...

2/15/2016 2/28/2016

Heath Ledger MP (1979 - 2008)

Already something of an established actor in his native Australia, Heath Ledger launched to success as a teen heartthrob in his early films such as 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Ledger’s career pr...

1/31/2011 2/14/2016

David Wechsler, Ph.D. MP (1918 - 1990)

1/18/2016 1/18/2016

Lazar Wechsler MP (1896 - 1981)

1/18/2016 1/18/2016

Shelley Winters MP (1920 - 2006)

Shelley Winters (August 18, 1920 – January 14, 2006) was an American actress who appeared in dozens of films, as well as on stage and television; her career spanned over 50 years until her death in 2...

11/25/2009 11/29/2015

Lee Grant MP

"Lyova"

Lee Grant is an American stage, film and television actress, and film director. From 1952 through 1964 she was blacklisted from radio, film, and most television work, but continued working sporadical...

10/31/2015 11/29/2015

Louis Malle MP (1932 - 1995)

en français Louis Malle était un Français réalisateur, scénariste et producteur. Son film Le Monde du silence a remporté la Palme d'Or et Oscar du meilleur documentaire en 1956. Il a également été no...

6/14/2011 11/18/2015

Matthew David McConaughey MP

Malibu, CA, USA

Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor and producer. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993), and went on to appear in films such as t...

6/17/2010 11/4/2015

Tom Conway MP (1904 - 1967)

British film and radio actor Tom Conway is remembered today for playing "The Falcon" in ten of that series' entries taking over from his brother, Academy Award-winning actor George Sanders in The Falco...

1/8/2010 10/2/2015

Geraldine Page MP (1924 - 1987)

Geraldine Sue Page (November 22, 1924 – June 13, 1987) was an American actress best known for her work in the American theater. She was nominated for an Academy Award eight times before winning the A...

8/16/2015 8/16/2015

Katherine Mathilda "Tilda" Swinton (born 5 November 1960) is a Scottish actress known for both arthouse and mainstream films. She has appeared in a number of films including The Curious Case of Benjami...

7/5/2012 6/25/2015

Harry Horner MP (1910 - 1994)

Harry Horner (July 24, 1910 - December 5, 1994) was an Austro-Hungarian-born American art director who made a successful career in Hollywood as an Academy Award winning art director and as a feature ...

6/4/2013 6/23/2015

James Horner MP (1953 - 2015)

James Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor's degree in musi...

6/4/2013 6/23/2015

Charles Lang MP (1902 - 1998)

Charles Bryant Lang, Jr., A.S.C. (March 27, 1902 in Bluff, Utah – April 3, 1998 in Santa Monica, California) was an American cinematographer. Early in his career, he worked with the Akeley camera...

6/2/2015 6/2/2015

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 Pittsburgh...

8/5/2010 5/31/2015

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...

11/6/2010 4/28/2015

Mo'Nique MP

"Mo"

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 role as...

4/28/2015 4/28/2015

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 earning him...

4/30/2009 4/15/2015

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), Network (1976) and T...

12/20/2009 4/14/2015

Bernard Max Herrmann MP (1911 - 1975)

"Benny"

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 renamed A...

6/14/2007 4/14/2015

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 Succeed In Business Without R...

6/29/2014 4/14/2015

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 work as ...

5/21/2011 4/13/2015

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...

7/31/2014 4/13/2015

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...

11/23/2007 4/13/2015

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 collaboration wit...

9/26/2010 4/12/2015

Bert Haanstra MP (1916 - 1997)

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

4/12/2015 4/12/2015

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...

3/26/2014 4/12/2015

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 a reco...

10/28/2014 4/11/2015

Richard Stephen Dreyfuss MP

San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States

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,...

5/25/2010 4/11/2015

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...

9/21/2014 4/11/2015

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...

9/21/2014 4/11/2015

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...

9/21/2014 4/11/2015

Emeric Pressburger MP (1902 - 1988)

"Imre Pressburger"

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 Powell, i...

2/2/2014 4/11/2015

Joseph "Jo" Mielziner MP (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...

9/5/2010 4/11/2015

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, including ...

12/19/2014 4/10/2015

Lionel Newman MP (1916 - 1989)

"Poppy"

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 Newman, Da...

1/16/2007 4/10/2015

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 assista...

10/8/2008 4/10/2015

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...

6/16/2011 4/9/2015

Haskell Wexler MP (1922 - 2015)

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...

5/9/2007 4/9/2015

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 screenplay for Citizen Kane (1941). Earlier, he w...

12/6/2008 4/9/2015

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...

10/9/2008 4/9/2015

Miloš Forman MP

"Milos Forman", "Jan Tomas Forman"

Jan Tomáš Forman (Czech: [ˈjan ˈtomaːʃ ˈforman]; born February 18, 1932), known as Miloš Forman ([ˈmɪloʃ ˈforman], English /ˈmiːloʊʃ ˈfɔərmən/), is a Czech film director, screenwriter, actor, and pro...

5/18/2013 4/9/2015

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...

3/19/2014 4/8/2015

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...

9/14/2014 4/8/2015

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...

8/8/2014 4/8/2015

Patricia Neal MP (1926 - 2010)

"Patricia Neal"

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 Stood Stil...

4/2/2015 4/2/2015
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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...

9/20/2007 3/1/2015

Julianne Moore MP

New York, USA

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...

8/30/2010 2/22/2015

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...

1/17/2012 2/22/2015

J.K. Simmons MP

"Kim"

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...

1/15/2015 2/22/2015

George K. Spoor MP (1871 - 1953)

1/2/2010 2/5/2015

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...

1/29/2015 1/29/2015

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...

1/12/2015 1/15/2015

Luise Rainer Knittle 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....

12/4/2010 1/5/2015