Alice Calhoun was a pretty, petite, brunette leading lady of Hollywood silents. She appeared in (at least) 49 films and was awarded a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame,
James Dean is one of only five people to have been nominated for a “Best Actor” Academy Award for their first feature role, and the only one nominated posthumously for an Academy Award twice.
Oscar Levant was a popular and gifted concert pianist, composer, songwriter, stage & film actor, comedian, radio personality, television host, and bestselling author.
Anna May Wong appeared in films in Hollywood, England, and Germany, becoming the first international Chinese-American film star. Although her career faded during the 1940s, she continued to work on stage, television, radio, and in an occasional movie until 1960.
Charles Aubrey Smith (1863-1948), a popular British stage actor, appeared in his first movie in 1915.
According to the Internet Movie Database, and the book “Film Facts” by Patrick Robertson (formerly called “The Guinness Book of Movie Facts & Feats”), the record for the actor who had the most roles in feature length films is held by Tom London. The Internet Movie Database lists him in 558 movies. Tom London was … Read more
James Whale (1889-1957) was born in Dudley, England and directed over 20 movies from 1930 to 1941.