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1. Christopher Marlowe

Writer | Doctor Faustus

Born the son of a shoe-maker two months before the birth of another famous playwright, William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe achieved fame as an Elizabethan dramatist as well as an atheist. He was killed in a tavern brawl by a former friend, allegedly over a bill. There is now some evidence that...

2. George Frideric Handel

Soundtrack | Autómata

Born February 23 1685 in Halle, Germany, he was christened "Georg Friederich Händel" but always signed his name "Georg Friedrich Händel". His father intended for him to go into law, but Händel studied music clandestinely and was eventually allowed to study under an organist. He achieved some sucess...

5. Frederick Warde

Actor | Richard III

Frederick Warde was born in England in 1851, and became a popular Shakespearean actor in the 1870s in New York. By the 1910s his general popularity was in decline, though he was still considered a leading authority on Shakespearean acting. He appeared in The Life and Death of King Richard III (1912)...

7. Mrs. A.W. Filson

Actress | The Squaw Man

Mrs. A.W. Filson was born on February 23, 1859 in Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for The Squaw Man (1914), The Reformation of Dad (1913) and When Men Forget (1913). She was married to Al W. Filson. She died on May 13, 1953 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

8. Al Fremont

Actor | Kultur

Al Fremont was born on February 23, 1860 in Cohoes, New York, USA as Fremond Alfred W. He was an actor, known for Kultur (1918), Cupid's Fireman (1923) and Let's Go (1923). He was married to Ella Weaver. He died on January 16, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

9. Julian Reed

Actor | The Parson's Button Matcher

Julian Reed was born on February 23, 1860 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for The Parson's Button Matcher (1915), Mr. Pickwick's Predicament (1912) and The Catspaw (1916). He was married to Goodwin, Mrs. Mary Darcey. He died on May 28, 1934 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

11. Henry Bergman

Actor | Modern Times

Henry Bergman was born on February 23, 1868 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Modern Times (1936), City Lights (1931) and The Gold Rush (1925). He died on October 22, 1946 in Hollywood, California.

12. Anna Hofman-Uddgren

Director | Fröken Julie

Anna Hofman-Uddgren was born on February 23, 1868 in Stockholm, Sweden. She was a director and actress, known for Miss Julie (1912), Blott en dröm (1911) and Stockholmsfrestelser eller Ett Norrlands-herrskaps äventyr i den sköna synderskans stad (1911). She died on June 1, 1947.

13. W.E.B. Du Bois

W.E.B. Du Bois was born on February 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA as William Edward Burghardt Du Bois. He was married to Shirley Graham and Nina Gomer. He died on August 27, 1963 in Accra, Ghana.

14. Rita Carlyle

Actress | Waterloo Bridge

Rita Carlyle was born on February 23, 1869 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA as Rita Isabella Duncan. She was an actress, known for Waterloo Bridge (1931), The Vampire Bat (1933) and Sing While You're Able (1937). She died on August 24, 1949 in Banning, California, USA.

15. Anna Marie Stewart

Actress | Valley of Hunted Men

Anna Marie Stewart was born on February 23, 1869 in Iowa, USA. She was an actress, known for Valley of Hunted Men (1942) and Three Russian Girls (1943). She died on February 27, 1945 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

17. Joseph Allen Sr.

Actor | Seven Keys to Baldpate

Joseph Allen Sr. was born on February 23, 1873 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Seven Keys to Baldpate (1929), The Trail of the Itching Palm (1913) and Gambling (1934). He was married to Ellen. He died on September 9, 1952 in Newton, Massachusetts.

19. Ernest G. Batley

Director | The Sins of Youth

Ernest G. Batley was born on February 23, 1874 in Blackheath, London, England as Ernest George Batley. He was a director and actor, known for The Sins of Youth (1919), The Revolutionist (1914) and A Child of the Streets (1915). He was married to Ethyle Batley. He died on February 20, 1955 in ...

20. Franz Skondrup

Actor | Manden med de ni Fingre II

Franz Skondrup was born on February 23, 1874 as Charles Francois Skondrup. He was an actor, known for Manden med de ni Fingre II (1915), Manden med de ni Fingre IV (1916) and The Man with the Missing Finger (1915). He died on July 21, 1941.

21. Henri Monteux

Actor | La maison du baigneur

Henri Monteux was born on February 23, 1874 in Paris, France. He was an actor, known for La maison du baigneur (1914), Un roman parisien (1913) and Mon curé chez les riches (1938). He died on April 12, 1943 in Sachsenhausen concentration camp, Oranienburg, Germany.

23. Norman Lindsay

Writer | Age of Consent

Australian illustrator and novelist Norman Lindsay was born in Creswick, Victoria, in 1879. His father was a physician, but Norman and his brothers had a streak of artistic and literary talent in them (which Norman passed on to his son, the writer Jack Lindsay). At 16 years of age Norman got a job ...

26. Ida Darling

Actress | Irene

Ida Darling was born on February 23, 1880 in New York City, New York, USA. She was an actress, known for Irene (1926), T'Other Dear Charmer (1918) and Mrs. Dane's Defense (1918). She died on June 5, 1936 in Hollywood, California, USA.

27. Uberto Palmarini

Actor | Ginevra degli Almieri

Uberto Palmarini was born on February 23, 1881 in Macerata, Marche, Italy. He was an actor, known for Ginevra degli Almieri (1936), L'ondina (1917) and Medusa velata (1916). He died on April 25, 1942 in Garbagnate Milanese, Lombardy, Italy.

28. B. Traven

Writer | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

B. Traven was born on February 23, 1882 in Schwiebus, Prussia, Germany as Ret Marut. He was a writer and actor, known for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), La rebelión de los colgados (1954) and Macario (1960). He was married to Rosa Elena Lujan. He died on March 27, 1969 in Mexico ...

29. Florence Midgley

Actress | Sadie Thompson

Florence Midgley was born on February 23, 1883 in Utah, USA as Florence Josephine Hall. She was an actress, known for Sadie Thompson (1928), Memory Lane (1926) and The Great Impersonation (1921). She died on November 16, 1949 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.

30. Karl Jaspers

Self | Aus erster Hand - Interviews mit den führenden Männern unserer Zeit

Karl Jaspers was born on February 23, 1883 in Oldenburg, Germany. He was married to Gertrud Mayer. He died on February 26, 1969 in Basel, Switzerland.

31. Ruth Allen

Actress | Down to Earth

Ruth Allen was born on February 23, 1884 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was an actress, known for Down to Earth (1917). She died in October 1969 in Albany, New York, USA.

32. Thomas Bentley

Director | After Office Hours

Thomas Bentley was born on February 23, 1884 in St George Hanover Square, London, England as William Dearsley Horn. He was a director and writer, known for After Office Hours (1932), The Old Curiosity Shop (1913) and Hard Times (1915). He died on December 23, 1966 in Bournemouth, England.

33. Frank Cellier

Actor | The 39 Steps

Born Francois Cellier, he was the son of a conductor by the same name. On stage from 1903, Frank was a classically-trained actor who acted in both Shakespearean and modern plays. According to contemporary reviews, he essayed a particularly noteworthy Macbeth in 1923. He was also fond of playing ...

34. Misao Seki

Actor | Orochi

Misao Seki was born on February 23, 1884 in Japan. He is an actor, known for Orochi (1925), A Page of Madness (1926) and Ijin musume to bushi (1925).

35. Louis Ardizoni

Wonder Bar

Louis Ardizoni was born on February 23, 1885 in Italy. He was an actor, known for Wonder Bar (1934). He died on December 16, 1973 in West Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.

36. Josef Dobes

Composer | První políbení

Josef Dobes was born on February 23, 1885 in Prague, Cechy, Austria-Hungary. He is known for his work on První políbení (1935), Second Youth (1938) and Lízino stestí (1939). He died on November 13, 1957 in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

37. Pavel Pavlov

Actor | Satana likuyushchiy

Pavel Pavlov was born on February 23, 1885. He was an actor, known for Satan Triumphant (1917), Die Macht der Finsternis (1924) and Crime and Punishment (1923). He died on April 23, 1974.

39. Herbert Stock

Actor | Jugend

Herbert Stock was born on February 23, 1885. He was an actor, known for Youth (1922), Friedrich Schiller - Eine Dichterjugend (1923) and Der Abenteurer (1922). He died on September 8, 1924 in Berlin, Germany.

40. Hermann Asmus

Production Designer | Figaros Hochzeit

41. Cyril Delevanti

Actor | Soylent Green

Seasoned London-born character actor, who had a lengthy career in American films and on television. The son of an Anglo-Italian music professor, Cyril also had a secondary career in Hollywood as a respected drama coach, engaged by Douglas Fairbanks, James Craig, and others. He appears to have ...

42. Vivian Tremayne

Actress | Little Women

Vivian Tremayne was born on February 23, 1887 in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England as Violet Mary Gwilliam. She was an actress, known for Little Women (1917). She died on November 19, 1985 in Lymington, Hampshire, England.

43. Vekoslav Satoria

Actor | Dívka v modrém

Vekoslav Satoria was born on February 23, 1887 in Prague, Cechy, Austria-Hungary. He is an actor, known for Dívka v modrém (1940), In the Little House Below Emausy (1933) and Veselá bída (1939).

45. Josef Eichheim

Actor | Klein Dorrit

Josef Eichheim was a German singer, comedian, stage and film actor. In 1905 he moved to Switzerland where he studied acting in Zurich; his training there was instrumental in helping him to find work.

In 1932 he played at the Munich Kammerspiele and Bayerischen Staatstheater, and in all appeared in ...

46. Heinz Burkart

Actor | Die Wölfin

Heinz Burkart was born on February 23, 1888 in Heidelberg, Germany. He was an actor, known for Die Wölfin (1920), Das Geschlecht derer von Ringwall (1918) and Der kleine Grenzverkehr (1943). He died on November 29, 1949 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

47. J. Spencer Cornwall

Music Department | Monumental Utah

J. Spencer Cornwall was born on February 23, 1888 in Millcreek [now in Salt Lake City], Utah, USA as Joseph Spencer Cornwall. He is known for his work on Monumental Utah (1944) and City of Brigham Young (1944). He was married to Mary Alice Haigh. He died on February 26, 1983 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

48. Victor Fleming

Director | Gone with the Wind

Victor Fleming entered the film business as a stuntman in 1910, mainly doing stunt driving - which came easy to him, as he had been a mechanic and professional race-car driver. He became interested in working on the other side of the camera, and eventually got a job as a cameraman on many of the ...

49. Miss Juliet

Actress | Rushin' Art

Miss Juliet was born on February 23, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA as Juliet Delf. She was an actress, known for Rushin' Art (1936). She died on March 24, 1962 in New York City.

50. Musidora

Actress | Les vampires

Musidora was born on February 23, 1889 in Paris, France as Jeanne Roques. She was an actress and director, known for Les vampires (1915), Vicenta (1920) and Pour don Carlos (1920). She was married to Eugène Marot. She died on December 7, 1957 in Paris.


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