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2. John Greenleaf Whittier

Soundtrack | Atonement

American poet and writer John Greenleaf Whittier was born on December 17, 1807, near Haverhill, Massachusetts. He grew up on a farm with an extended family, consisting of three siblings--two sisters and a brother--and his mother's sister and his father's brother. The farm was fairly large but not ...

4. Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Actor | King John

Herbert Beerbohm Tree was born on December 17, 1852 in Kensington, London, England as Herbert Draper Beerbohm. He was an actor and director, known for King John (1899), Henry VIII (1911) and The Tempest (1905). He was married to Lady Tree. He died on July 2, 1917 in Marylebone, London.

5. August Palme

Actor | Bodakungen

August Palme was born on December 17, 1856 in Kalmar, Kalmar län, Sweden as Bror August Palme. He was an actor, known for The Tyranny of Hate (1920) and Jefthas dotter (1919). He died on September 3, 1924 in Annecy, Haute-Savoie, France.

6. M.R. Morand

Actor | Gloria

M.R. Morand was born on December 17, 1860 in Bury, Lancashire, England as Marcellus Raymond Morand. He was an actor, known for Gloria (1916), The Land of Mystery (1920) and Les cloches de Corneville (1917). He was married to Helena Woodley Nash. He died on March 5, 1922 in Westminster, London, ...

8. Józef Chmielinski

Actor | Nie damy ziemi, skad nasz ród

Józef Chmielinski was born on December 17, 1862 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Nie damy ziemi, skad nasz ród (1920), Tovarishch Elena (1917) and Niewolnica milosci (1923). He died on September 28, 1941 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

9. Paul Oskar Höcker

Writer | Der Gefangene

He was the father of writer and musician Karla Höcker (1901-1992).

11. Heinz Gordon

Writer | S. M., der Reisende

Heinz Gordon was born on December 17, 1871. He is a writer and actor, known for S. M., der Reisende (1920), Peter der Matrose (1929) and Drei Tage Mittelarrest (1930).

12. Ford Madox Ford

Writer | Parade's End

Brother of Oliver Madox Hueffer.

13. Horace Goldin

Self | Goldin's Little Joke

Horace Goldin was born on December 17, 1873 in Vilna, Russian Empire as Hyman Elias Goldstein. He was married to Helen Levy (dancer). He died on August 22, 1939 in New York City, New York, USA.

14. William Lyon Mackenzie King

Actor | Johnny at the Fair

Born in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario to John M. King and Isabel Grace Mackenzie. His grandfather was William Lyon Mackenzie, the first mayor of Toronto and leader of the 1837 Upper Canada Rebellion.

King graduated from the University of Toronto in 1895 and he also graduated from Harvard ...

15. Max Grünberg

Actor | Die fünf Frankfurter

Max Grünberg was born on December 17, 1876 in Berlin, Germany. He was an actor, known for Die fünf Frankfurter (1922), Marie Antoinette - Das Leben einer Königin (1922) and Die lachende Grille (1926). He died on September 29, 1943 in Berlin.

16. Torre Cederborg

Actor | Boman på utställningen

Torre Cederborg was born on December 17, 1879 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Torsten Cederborg. He was an actor, known for Boman på utställningen (1923), Hattmakarens bal (1928) and På kryss med Blixten (1927). He died in 1928.

17. Stella Razeto

Actress | Memories

Stella LeSaint (born Stella Razeto) started on the stage with the Florence Roberts company in San Francisco. She then moved on to vaudeville in New York City and formed the "Stella Razeto and Company" group. Due to illness she left the stage, eventually joining the Majestic Company where she played...

18. Henri Darcet

Actor | Boissière

Henri Darcet was born on December 17, 1881 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines, France as Eugène Joseph Henri Perrot. He is an actor, known for Boissière (1937) and La fille du garde-chasse (1912).

19. R.E. Irish

Cinematographer | The Broken Coin

20. Hanns Saßmann

Writer | Die Puppenfee

His main activity at the beginning of the 20th century was the literature. Especially his books based on historical topics like "Maria Theresia", "Metternich" or "Friedrich der Grosse" were very successful.

21. George Cleethorpe

Writer | Cleaning Up

George Cleethorpe was born on December 17, 1883 in Ireland. He is known for his work on Cleaning Up (1930).

22. David Powell

Actor | Missing Millions

David Powell was born on December 17, 1883 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor, known for Missing Millions (1922), Fine Feathers (1915) and The Dawn of a Tomorrow (1915). He died on April 16, 1925 in New York City, New York, USA.

23. Karl Machus

Art Director | Ich heirate meine Frau

The production designer Karl Machus first finished an education as a painter before he dedicated to the theater where he created the coulisses for numerous plays. Finally he entered the film business and at the beginning of his career he was supported by the production designer Kurt Richter.

24. Christine Silver

Actress | Mystery Junction

Christine Silver was born in London in 1884, became highly popular in the theatre from the late 1890's, her best known stage performance was in George Bernard Shaw's 'Fanny's First Play' in 1911, was a pretty brunette star in few silent movie dramas, first under the direction of Albert Ward in a ...

26. Nicolai Johannsen

Actor | Hammerslaget

Nicolai Johannsen was born on December 17, 1885 in Norway as Nicolay Johannsen. He was an actor, known for In the Hour of Temptation (1914), En Død i Skønhed (1915) and Prinsessens Hjerte (1916). He died on September 13, 1935.

27. Aubrey Mather

Actor | The Mighty McGurk

Aubrey Mather was born on December 17, 1885 in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England. He was an actor, known for The Mighty McGurk (1947), The Secret of St. Ives (1949) and As You Like It (1936). He died on January 16, 1958 in London, England.

28. Karel Rint

Actor | Velký prípad

Karel Rint was born on December 17, 1885 in Prague, Austria-Hungary. He was an actor, known for A Big Case (1946) and Warriors of Faith (1947). He died on August 18, 1955 in Plzen, Czechoslovakia.

29. Ernest Ferny

Actor | Le tigre du Bengale

Ernest Ferny was born on December 17, 1886 in Geneva, Switzerland. He was an actor, known for Le tigre du Bengale (1938), One Hour with You (1932) and Street of Shadows (1937). He died on May 28, 1939 in Neuilly-Plaisance, Seine-Saint-Denis, France.

30. André Hugon

Director | Le chant de l'exilé

André Hugon was born on December 17, 1886 in Algiers, France. He was a director and writer, known for Le chant de l'exilé (1943), Moulin Rouge (1940) and Chignon d'or (1916). He died on August 22, 1960 in Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

31. Franz Sala

Actor | Maciste all'inferno

Franz Sala was born on December 17, 1886 in Alessandria, Piedmont, Italy. He is known for his work on Maciste in Hell (1925), I cavalieri dalle maschere nere (I beati paoli) (1948) and L'uomo dall'artiglio (1931). He died in November 1952 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

32. Wallace Evennett

Actor | Arms and the Man

Wallace Evennett was born on December 17, 1887 in Brixton, London, England as Wallace James Evennett. He was an actor, known for Arms and the Man (1932), The Second Mr. Bush (1940) and The Ware Case (1938). He died on October 9, 1973 in Epsom, Surrey, England.

36. Mary Perry

Actress | Uncle Vanya

Mary Perry was born on December 17, 1887 in Gainesville, Georgia, USA. She was an actress, known for Uncle Vanya (1957), The Fugitive Kind (1960) and All the Way Home (1963). She died on March 6, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA.

37. Fred Lake

Actor | What's in Store?

Fred Lake was born on December 17, 1887 in Hackney, London, England as Frederick Sidney Lake. He was an actor, known for What's in Store? (1953), Thunder Over Tangier (1957) and The Straw Man (1953). He died on August 22, 1965 in Islington, London.

38. Ernest Blasdell

Actor | The First Woman

Ernest Blasdell was born on December 17, 1888 in Utah, USA. He was an actor, known for The First Woman (1922). He died on August 25, 1966 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

39. Leo Erdody

Music Department | Minstrel Man

Composer, songwriter, author, conductor and violinist, educated at the Royal HS of Music in Berlin (with Max Bruch) and a violin student of Joachim and Wirth. He joined ASCAP in 1942, and his popular-song compositions include "Random Thoughts", "Only a Song", "Never to Know", "Come Along", "A ...

40. George Barraud

Actor | Jericho

George Barraud was born on December 17, 1889 in Paddington, London, England as George Herbert Barraud. He was an actor and writer, known for Dark Sands (1937), The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929) and The Return of Raffles (1932). He died in 1970 in London.

41. Archie Glen

Actor | Variety Parade

Archie Glen was born on December 17, 1889 in Manchester, England as Thomas Dalton. He was an actor, known for Variety Parade (1936), Midshipmaid Gob (1932) and Lucky Dip (1950). He died on April 8, 1966 in Brighton, Sussex, England.

42. Roy McCray

Director | Nothing Ever Happens Right

Roy McCray was born on December 17, 1889 in Iowa, USA as Roy Hewitt McCray. He was a director and actor, known for Nothing Ever Happens Right (1915), Where Ignorance Is Bliss (1915) and Roofs and Riots (1918). He died on July 18, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

43. Marie Émile Béthouart

Marie Émile Béthouart was born on December 17, 1889 in Dole, Jura, France. She died on October 17, 1982 in Fréjus, Var, France.

44. Nikolay Svetlovidov

Actor | Krylya

Nikolay Svetlovidov was born on December 17, 1889 in Kursk, Kursk uyezd, Kursk Governorate, Russian Empire as Nikolay Afanasevich Sedykh. He was an actor, known for Krylya (1956), Bratya Karamazovy (1969) and Svet dalyokoy zvezdy (1965). He died on November 20, 1970 in Moscow, RSFSR, USSR.

45. John Junior

Actor | The Phantom Buster

John Junior was born on December 17, 1890 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor, known for The Phantom Buster (1927), My Best Girl (1927) and The Misleading Lady (1916). He died on September 30, 1955 in San Francisco, California, USA.

46. Robertson Hare

Actor | So This Is London

Robertson Hare was born on December 17, 1891 in London, England as John Robertson Hare. He was an actor, known for So This Is London (1939), A Cup of Kindness (1934) and A Spot of Bother (1938). He was married to Irene Mewton (Alice). He died on January 25, 1979 in London.

47. Arthur Hoerl

Writer | Hell-Bent for Frisco

Birth name was Adolph, changed before World War II for obvious reasons.

49. Alexander Sarner

Actor | Dreyfus

Alexander Sarner was born on December 17, 1892 in Spitalfields, London, England. He was an actor, known for The Dreyfus Case (1931), The Passing of the Third Floor Back (1935) and The Chinese Puzzle (1919). He died on January 6, 1948 in Dollis Hill, London.

50. Laurence Schwab

Writer | Follow Thru

Successful 1920s and '30s music circus and Broadway producer before coming to Hollywood. Long time partner of producer Frank Mandel.


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