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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

Edward G. Robinson MP (1893 - 1973)

Edward Goldenberg Robinson '(Yiddish: עמנואל גאָלדנבערג Emanuel Goldenberg ; December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was a Romanian-born American actor.[1] A popular star during Hollywood's Golden Age,...

5/3/2007 11/15/2014

James Cagney MP (1899 - 1986)

Born in New York City in 1899, James Cagney was an American actor best known for playing "tough guys," notably as a gangster in the 1931 film, The Public Enemy. He also starred in Angels with Dirty Fac...

7/19/2012 10/16/2012

Jean Harlow MP (1911 - 1937)

"Jean Harlow"

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), Harlo...

8/17/2011 8/17/2011

Barbara Stanwyck MP (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 consummat...

8/17/2011 8/17/2011

William Holden MP (1918 - 1981)

"William Holden"

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 office...

8/17/2011 8/17/2011

Marlene Dietrich MP (1901 - 1992)


Marlene Dietrich (German pronunciation: [maɐˈleːnə ˈdiːtʁɪç]; 27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer. Dietrich remained popular throughout her long career by continually re-in...

3/24/2011 8/17/2011

Robert Mitchum MP (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...

7/9/2007 8/17/2011

Burt Lancaster MP (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 initially buil...

7/23/2011 7/23/2011

Ava Lavinia Gardner MP (1922 - 1990)

Ava Lavinia Gardner was a famous Hollywood beauty of the 1940s and 1950s. Her stunning looks made her one of the most popular leading ladies of the day, and her reputation for wild behavior -- and marr...

7/3/2007 3/21/2011

Mary Pickford MP (1892 - 1979)

"Gladys Louise Smith"

Known as America’s sweetheart, Mary Pickford was a legendary film actress during the age of silent pictures. She often appeared on screen in young girl roles, even when she was an adult. Pickford began...

11/18/2009 3/21/2011

Carole Lombard MP (1908 - 1942)

Blond and vivacious Carole Lombard was plucked off the streets of Hollywood as a teenager and put in her first movie. She was sassy as well as beautiful and comedy became her forte. In the 1930s she he...

8/25/2008 3/21/2011

Sophia Loren MP

"Sofia Lazzaro", "Sofia Scicolone", "toothpick"

In 1962, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance. Loren has won 50 international ...

4/12/2010 3/21/2011

Vivien Leigh MP (1913 - 1967)

"Lady Olivier"

Vivian Mary Hartley, know professionally as Vivien Leigh, was an English actress who won two Best Actress Academy Awards for playing "southern belles": Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939) and ...

5/4/2010 3/21/2011

Mae West MP (1893 - 1980)

"Mary Jane West"

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 in Hol...

1/2/2011 3/21/2011

Claudette Colbert MP (1903 - 1996)

Known for her rosy cheeks, velvet voice, hearty laugh, and curly bangs, Colbert distinguished herself in a series of sophisticated comedies and became one of Hollywood's best-paid movie stars in the 19...

12/1/2010 3/21/2011

Ingrid Bergman MP (1915 - 1982)

She was a Swedish actress noted for her starring roles in American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and the Tony Award for Best Actress. She is ranked as the fourth greatest female...

2/12/2007 3/21/2011

Arthur "Harpo" Marx MP (1888 - 1964)

"Harpo", "Arthur Marx", "Harpo Marx"

Arthur Adolph "Harpo" Marx was the second oldest of the Marx Brothers. With the big, poofy, curly red hair, a top hat, and a horn, the lovable mute was the favorite of the Marx Brothers. Though chasing...

7/3/2007 3/21/2011

Leonard "Chico" Marx MP (1887 - 1961)


Leonard "Chico" Marx was the eldest of the Marx Brothers. Marx used an Italian accent for his on-stage character; stereotyped ethnic characters were common with Vaudeville comedians. Chico was a tale...

7/3/2007 3/21/2011

Julius "Groucho" Marx MP (1890 - 1977)

As an entertainer and comedian, Groucho Marx remains a well-known figure some 30 years after his death. Marx's grease-paint bushy eyebrows and mustache, and trademark cigar, made him immediately recogn...

7/3/2007 3/21/2011

Kirk Douglas MP

"Kirk Douglas", "Izzy Demsky"

CA, United States

Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch) is an American actor and film producer recognized for his prominent cleft chin, his gravelly voice and his recurring roles as the kinds of characters Douglas hims...

11/14/2009 3/21/2011

Gene Kelly MP (1912 - 1996)


biography... ; Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer, and choreographer. Kelly was known for his energeti...

7/21/2008 3/20/2011

Sir Laurence Olivier MP (1907 - 1989)

"Laurence Olivier"

Laurence Olivier From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson...

6/16/2007 3/20/2011

Gary Cooper MP (1901 - 1961)

He was an American film actor. He was renowned for his quiet, understated acting style and his stoic, individualistic, emotionally restrained, but at times intense screen persona, which was particularl...

5/7/2010 3/20/2011

Charlie Chaplin MP (1889 - 1977)


Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin , KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. Chaplin became a worldwide icon thro...

7/15/2009 3/20/2011

Clark Gable MP (1901 - 1960)

'The former blue-collar worker from Ohio with the prominently jutting ears became the 'King of Hollywood,' a title based on his being the leading male box office attraction throughout the 1930s. The da...

8/25/2008 3/20/2011

Fred Astaire MP (1899 - 1987)

Fred Astaire was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer and actor. His stage and subsequent film career spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical films. He...

7/4/2007 3/20/2011

Cary Grant MP (1904 - 1986)

"Archie", "Archibald Alexander Leach", "Archibald Alec Leach"

CARY GRANT Archibald Alexander Leach, better known by his stage name Cary Grant, was an English–American actor. With his distinctive yet not quite placeable Mid-Atlantic accent, he was noted as perha...

1/5/2009 3/20/2011

Judy Garland MP (1922 - 1969)

"Judy /Garland/", "Baby Gumm", "Baby"

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American actress and singer. Through a career that spanned 45 of her 47 years, Garland attained international stardom as an ...

12/7/2007 12/12/2010

Gregory Peck MP (1916 - 2003)

"Gregory Peck"

Gregory Peck (April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003), born Eldred Gregory Peck, was an Oscar-winning American film actor. He was one of 20th Century Pictures most popular film stars, from the 1940s to the 1960...

6/15/2007 12/12/2010

Grace Kelly MP (1929 - 1982)

"Gracie", "Graciebird"

Grace Patricia Kelly (November 12, 1929 – September 14, 1982) was an American actress who became Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III , in April 1956. After embarking on an acting car...

4/11/2007 12/10/2010

Marlon Brando MP (1924 - 2004)

Marlon Brando, Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an Academy Award-winning American actor, whose body of work spanned over half a century. He is widely considered one of the greatest actors of all ...

6/16/2007 12/8/2010

Katharine Hepburn MP (1907 - 2003)

"Kath", "Kate", "The First Lady of Cinema"

Four time Academy Award winning actress Katharine Hepburn maintained a successful acting career for over 70 years. Her notable performances in The African Queen and On Golden Pond, as well as countless...

6/18/2007 12/7/2010

Lillian Gish MP (1893 - 1993)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lillian Gish Lillian Gish, 1921 (above profile photo) Born Lillian Diana Gish October 14, 1893 Springfield, Ohio, U.S. Died February 27, 1993 (aged 99) New York ...

1/14/2008 12/7/2010

Joan Crawford MP (1905 - 1977)

"Billie Cassin", "Cranberry", "Billie", "Tone"

Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur) was an American actress in film, television and theatre. Starting as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting on Broadway, Crawford was signed...

1/24/2009 12/7/2010

Henry Fonda MP (1905 - 1982)


Henry Fonda was an American film and stage actor with a career spanning more than five decades. Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor. He also appeared in 1938 in plays performed in White Pla...

1/24/2007 12/7/2010

Audrey Hepburn MP (1929 - 1993)

"Edda van Heemstra", "Audrey Kathleen Hepburn-Ruston"

Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston ; 4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British actress, model, dancer and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Holly...

4/21/2009 12/7/2010

Rita Hayworth MP (1918 - 1987)

"Rita Hayworth", "Rita Cansino"

She was an American film actress and dancer who attained fame during the 1940s not only as one of the era's top stars, but also as the era's greatest sex symbol, most notably in Gilda (1946). She appea...

7/8/2007 12/7/2010

John Wayne MP (1907 - 1979)

"Marion Mitchell", "John Wayne", "The Duke"

Find a Grave John Wayne (born Marion Robert Morrison), nicknamed "Duke", was a legendary Hollywood actor who played a key role in establishing and popularizing the western genre in American cinema. H...

6/16/2007 12/7/2010

Orson Welles MP (1915 - 1985)

A descendant of seven Mayflower Passengers, Richard Warren, John Alden, Priscilla Mullins, William Mullins and Wife Alice, John Cooke and his father Francis Cooke. George Orson Welles May 6, 1915-O...

7/8/2007 12/7/2010

Lauren Bacall MP (1924 - 2014)

""Baby"", "לורן Lauren"

Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in The Bronx, New York City. She was an American film and stage actress and model, known for her distinctive husky voice and sultry looks...

6/24/2007 12/7/2010

Bette Davis MP (1908 - 1989)

Ruth Elizabeth "Bette" Davis (April 5, 1908 – October 6, 1989) was an American actress of film, television and theatre. Noted for her willingness to play unsympathetic characters, she was highly regard...

6/11/2007 12/7/2010

Marilyn Monroe MP (1926 - 1962)

"MM", "The Blonde Bombshell", "Marilyn Monroe", "Norma Jean"

The Official Marilyn Monroe website MarilynMonroeFamily The Official Family book: Marilyn Monroe Unveiled: A Family History Our book is the complete and only resource for Marilyn Monroe genealogy. ...

6/25/2007 12/7/2010

James Dean MP (1931 - 1955)

James Dean was born February 8, 1931, in Marion, Indiana, to Winton and Mildred Dean. His father, a dental technician, moved the family to Los Angeles when Jimmy was five. He returned to the Midwest af...

7/9/2007 12/7/2010

Ginger Rogers MP (1911 - 1995)

""Ginger Rogers""

American stage and film dancer and actress Ginger Rogers along with Fred Astaire was the most legendary dancing team in film history; she was also a successful dramatic actress, even winning a Best Act...

5/21/2008 12/7/2010

Dame Elizabeth Taylor MP (1932 - 2011)

"Hilton", "Wilding", "Todd", "Burton", "Fisher", "Warner", "Luna", "Fortensky"

Considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden years, as well as a larger-than-life celebrity, Elizabeth Taylor has starred in over fifty films, winning two Academy Awards. As much as her ...

11/3/2008 12/7/2010

Spencer Tracy MP (1900 - 1967)

"Spence", "Pops"

American film star Spencer Tracy was one of Hollywood's greatest male leads and the first actor to receive two consecutive Academy Awards for best actor. Tracy appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. I...

9/23/2008 12/7/2010

Greta Garbo MP (1905 - 1990)

Regarded as one of the greatest and most inscrutable movie stars ever produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and the Hollywood studio system, Swedish-American actress Greta Garbo appeared in only 27 American ...

5/26/2007 12/7/2010

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 Czechosl...

5/12/2007 12/7/2010

Buster Keaton MP (1895 - 1966)

"Buster", "The Great Stone Face", "Malec"

Known as "The Great Stone Face," Keaton got big laughs out of his relentlessly blank expression in silent film comedies like The Saphead (1920), Sherlock, Jr. (1924), and his famous The General (1927)....

3/26/2008 12/7/2010

Humphrey Bogart MP (1899 - 1957)


Humphrey DeForest Bogart was American actor who became a preeminent motion picture “tough guy” and was a top box office attraction during the 1940s and '50s. In his performances he projected the image ...

1/26/2007 12/7/2010

James "Jimmy" Stewart MP (1908 - 1997)

"Jimmy", "מייטלנד Maitland"

Jimmy Stewart was one of Hollywood's most respected and admired stars during his long movie career. He won an Academy Award in 1940 and was considered by many critics to be one of the great leading m...

8/29/2008 12/7/2010