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1. Giacomo Casanova

Writer | Les aventures de Casanova

Born to acting parents, Casanova was a sickly child and was raised almost entirely by his grandmother. As a young man, he went to Padua to board with a Doctor Gozzi, and fell in love with Gozzi's younger sister, Bettina. After learning his first lessons about women, Casanova set out as an ...

3. Hans Christian Andersen

Writer | The Red Shoes

H.C. Andersen was born in 1805. His father (Hans Andersen) was a poor shoemaker and his mother a washerwoman. The family did not have a permanent address until 1807. The family lived for the first time together at Munkemøllestræde. The father worked as an independent shoemaker, with a workshop in ...

5. Léon Gambetta

Léon Gambetta was born on April 2, 1838 in Cahors, France. He died on December 31, 1882 in Ville d'Avray, France.

6. Émile Zola

Writer | Bakjwi

Émile Zola was born on April 2, 1840, in Paris, France. His father was an Italian engineer. Young Zola studied at the Collége Bourbon in Provence, where his schoolmate and friend was Paul Cezanne. In 1858 Zola returned to Paris and became a student at the Lycée Saint-Louis, from which he graduated ...

7. Robert V. Ferguson

Actor | In a Woman's Power

Robert V. Ferguson was born on April 2, 1848 in Dumbarton, Scotland. He was an actor, known for In a Woman's Power (1913), Kathleen Mavourneen (1913) and Secret Service Sam (1913). He died on April 21, 1913 in New York City, New York, USA.

8. Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews

Writer | The Courage of the Common Place

Widely-read short story author of the first quarter of the 20th century.

9. Mrs. Hubert Willis

Actress | Democracy

Mrs. Hubert Willis was born on April 2, 1860 in Bow, London, England as Harriet Annie Godfrey. She was an actress, known for Democracy (1918), The Lonely Lady of Grosvenor Square (1922) and A Sailor Tramp (1922). She was married to Hubert Willis. She died on August 13, 1950 in New Malden, Surrey, ...

10. Chung Ling Soo

American-born who adopted the persona of a Chinese master conjurer and was for many years believed to be a 'genuine oriental'. Robinson was a former apprentice mechanic and metal worker, before breaking into the variety theatre circuit as "Robinson, the Man of Mystery". As "Chung Ling Soo", he ...

11. Nicholas Murray Butler

Self | World Leaders on Peace and Democracy

Nicholas Murray Butler was born on April 2, 1862 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. He was married to Kate La Montagne and Susanna Edwards Schuyler. He died on December 7, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA.

12. John Peachey

Actor | The Diamond Necklace

John Peachey was born on April 2, 1863 in Dalston, London, England as John Frederick Peachey. He was an actor, known for The Diamond Necklace (1921) and The Call of Youth (1921). He died on February 26, 1947 in Finchley, London.

13. Olfert Jespersen

Actor | Potteplanten

Olfert Jespersen was born on April 2, 1863 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He died on January 7, 1932.

14. Eugen Sandow

Self | Ringkämpfer

Sandow was already a great admirer of Greek and Roman statues of gladiators and mythical heroes when his father took him to Italy as a boy. By the time he was 19, he was already performing strongman stunts in side shows. The legendary Florenz Ziegfeld saw the young strongman and hired him for his ...

15. Lajos Szathmáry

Actor | Göre Marcsa lakodalma

Lajos Szathmáry was born on April 2, 1867 in Marosvásárhely, Hungary, Tirgu Mures, now Romania. He was an actor, known for Göre Marcsa lakodalma (1915), Ágyú és harang (1915) and The Red Purse (1917). He died on July 20, 1939 in Szentendre, Hungary.

16. Holger Hofmann

Director | Den røde Drøm

Holger Hofmann was born on April 2, 1868. He was a director and actor, known for Den røde Drøm (1914) and Temptations of a Great City (1911). He died on December 27, 1929.

17. Hughie Jennings

Self | The Baseball Revue of 1917

Hughie Jennings was born on April 2, 1869 in Pittston, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on February 1, 1928 in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

18. Joseph W. Girard

Actor | Captain Midnight

Joseph W. Girard was born on April 2, 1871 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Captain Midnight (1942), Social Error (1935) and Beloved Jim (1917). He died on August 21, 1949 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

19. János Fröhlich

Producer | Der Schusterprinz

János Fröhlich was born on April 2, 1873 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary. He was a producer and actor, known for Der Schusterprinz (1914), The Karthauzer (1916) and Böském (1914). He died on August 29, 1926 in Budapest, Hungary.

20. Frank Dudley

Actor | The Nightingale

Frank Dudley was born on April 2, 1874 in Iowa, USA. He was an actor, known for The Nightingale (1914). He was married to Cora Belle Boney (actress). He died on January 6, 1914 in Hammond, Indiana, USA.

21. Margaret Yarde

Actress | The Good Companions

Margaret Yarde was born on April 2, 1878 in Dartmouth, Devon, England. She was an actress, known for The Good Companions (1933), Squibs (1935) and The Only Way (1925). She died on March 11, 1944 in London, England.

22. Hulbert Footner

Writer | Ramshackle House

Worked on newspapers in Canada and New York.

23. Olof Krook

Actor | Mans kvinna

Olof Krook was born on April 2, 1879 in Malmo, Sweden as Olof Olsson Krook. He was an actor, known for Mans kvinna (1945), Gustaf Wasa, Part One (1928) and Från kyffen till hälsobostäder (1928). He died on April 26, 1952 in Malmo.

24. Alexander Moissi

Actor | Die Königsloge

Alexander Moissi was born on April 2, 1879 in Trieste, Austria-Hungary as Aleksandër Moisiu. He was an actor and director, known for Die Königsloge (1929), Figaros Hochzeit (1920) and Der junge Goethe (1919). He was married to Johanna Terwin and Marie Urfus. He died on March 23, 1935 in Lugano...

25. René Champoiseau

Self | Grand Prix Motor Racing

René Champoiseau was born on April 2, 1879 in Orléans, France. He died on March 23, 1966 in Paris, France.

26. Béla Magas

Actor | Lu, a kokott

Béla Magas was born on April 2, 1879 in Kassa, Hungary, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for Lu, the Coquette (1919), Sappho (1919) and A tékozló fiú (1919). He died on February 20, 1920 in Budapest, Hungary.

27. Arvid Ringheim

Writer | Venus

Arvid Ringheim was born on April 2, 1880 in Denmark. He was an actor and writer, known for Venus (1911), Den hvide Tulipan (1911) and The Tramp's Revenge (1912). He died on December 11, 1941 in Denmark.

28. Viking Ringheim

Actor | Rosen

Viking Ringheim was born on April 2, 1880 in Denmark. He was an actor, known for From the Rococo Times (1908), Brændemærket (1913) and To Mennesker (1916). He died on October 2, 1954 in Denmark.

29. Frank Royde

Actor | Around the World in 80 Days

Frank Royde was born on April 2, 1882 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England as Frank William Howroyd. He was an actor, known for Around the World in 80 Days (1956), BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960) and After Office Hours (1932). He died on October 28, 1962 in Paddington, London, England.

31. Claire Meade

Actress | Daughter of Don Q

Claire Meade was born on April 2, 1883 in West Orange, New Jersey, USA as Marguerite Fields. She was an actress, known for Daughter of Don Q (1946), The Unfaithful (1947) and Peter Gunn (1958). She died on January 14, 1968 in Encino, California, USA.

33. Charles McAvoy

Actor | Badge of Honor

Charles McAvoy was born on April 2, 1885 in New York City, New York, USA as Charles Frederick McAvoy. He was an actor, known for Badge of Honor (1934), Shoot the Works (1934) and Public Enemies (1941). He died on April 20, 1953 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

34. Reginald Barker

Director | The Iron Strain

Canadian-born (Winnipeg) Reginald Barker moved with his family to Scotland shortly after he was born, and they eventually emigrated to the US, settling in California. Bitten by the show-business bug early, Barker was acting in plays by age 16, and then joined up with a traveling stock company as ...

35. Kirile Macharadze

Actor | Gakra

Kirile Macharadze was born on April 2, 1886. He was an actor, known for Gakra (1931), Tsanis kheobis saundje (1941) and Nakhvamdis (1934). He died on November 17, 1967.

36. Harald Steen

Actor | Bra mennesker

Harald Steen was born on April 2, 1886 in Norway. He was an actor, known for Bra mennesker (1937), Strandvaskeren (1916) and Den glade enke i Trangvik (1927). He was married to Signe Heide Steen. He died on April 18, 1941 in Norway.

37. Christel Holch

Actress | Spejlets Spaadom

Christel Holch was born on April 2, 1887 in Aalborg, Denmark as Christel Julie Emanuela Frost. She was an actress, known for Spejlets Spaadom (1916), Den lille hornblæser (1909) and Vaadeskudet (1916). She was married to Jacob Jørgen Jacobsen and Jens Augustus Holch. She died on March 8, 1969.

40. Ira H. Morgan

Cinematographer | Modern Times

Ira H. Morgan was born on April 2, 1889 in Fort Ross, California, USA. He is known for his work on Modern Times (1936), Fury of the Congo (1951) and The Sea Bat (1930). He was married to Rena Carlton. He died on April 10, 1959 in San Rafael, California.

41. James R. Gregson

Writer | BBC Sunday-Night Theatre

James R. Gregson was born on April 2, 1889 in Brighouse, Yorkshire, England as James Richard Gregson. He was a writer and actor, known for BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950), The Way of an Angel (1959) and Sing As We Go! (1934). He was married to Florence Gregson. He died on November 3, 1981 in ...

42. Gregor Rabinovitch

Producer | Unfinished Symphony

He emigrated following the Nazi takeover of power in 1933, and spent a number of years in exile in France and the United States. He later returned and died in Munich in 1953.

43. Neville Cardus

Self | Omnibus

Neville Cardus was born on April 2, 1889 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. He was married to Edith Honorine King. He died on February 28, 1975 in London, England.

44. Leland Harris

Actor | All About Eve

Leland Harris was born on April 2, 1890. He was an actor, known for All About Eve (1950), Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950) and Steve Randall (1952). He died on July 1, 1977 in the USA.

45. Hans Hemes

Music Department | Sérénade

Hans Hemes was born on April 2, 1890 in Geisenheim, Germany. He is known for his work on Sérénade (1940), Ein Unsichtbarer geht durch die Stadt (1933) and Schneider Wibbel (1939). He died on January 20, 1963 in Berlin, Germany.

46. Aleko Lilius

Actor | Venusta etsimässä eli erään nuoren miehen ihmeelliset seikkailut

Aleko Lilius was born on April 2, 1890 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He was an actor and writer, known for Venusta etsimässä eli erään nuoren miehen ihmeelliset seikkailut (1919). He died on May 24, 1977.

47. George Robinson

Cinematographer | Slave Girl

George Robinson was born on April 2, 1890 in California, USA as George H. Robinson. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for Slave Girl (1947), Drums of the Congo (1942) and Crazy Frolic (1953). He died on August 30, 1958 in Los Angeles, California.

48. Agnes Straub

Actress | Der Richter von Zalamea

Agnes Straub was born on April 2, 1890 in Munich, Germany. She was an actress, known for Der Richter von Zalamea (1920), Fridericus (1937) and Das Haus der Lüge (1926). She was married to Lionel Royce. She died on July 8, 1941 in Berlin, Germany.

49. Jack Buchanan

Actor | The Sky's the Limit

Born in Scotland, Jack Buchanan made his stage acting debut in Britain in 1912, and on Broadway in 1924. Though he made his film debut in 1917 during the silent film era, Buchanan is probably best remembered for The Band Wagon (1953), co-starring with Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Nanette Fabray, ...

50. Nils Dahlgren

Actor | Hamnstad

Nils Dahlgren was born on April 2, 1891 in Voxtorp, Sweden. He was an actor, known for Port of Call (1948), Each Heart Has Its Own Story (1948) and The Old Clock at Ronneberga (1944). He died on October 30, 1948 in Stockholm, Sweden.


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