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.
James Whale (1889-1957) was born in Dudley, England and directed over 20 movies from 1930 to 1941.