• Albert Russel Erskine

    1871 - 1933

    Albert Russel Erskine (1871 - 1933)

    Industrialist. As president of the Studebaker Corporation from 1915 to 1933, he literally guided the Studebaker company from the “horse and buggy” days into the position of a major player in modern auto production. The 1927 Studebaker Erskine Roadster Model 50J with rumble seat was named for him. Only six are known to exist worldwide […]

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  • Albert Salmi

    1928 - 1990

    Albert Salmi (1928 - 1990)

    Albert Salmi was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, to Finnish immigrant parents. He attended Haaren High School in Manhattan. Following a stint in the United States Army during World War II, Salmi took up acting as a career, studying Method acting at the Actors Studio with Lee Strasberg. In 1955, Salmi starred as Bo […]

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  • Albert Smith White

    1803 - 1864

    Albert Smith White (1803 - 1864)

    US Congressman and Senator. After graduation from Union College in his native New York, he moved to Lafayette, Indiana where he spent the rest of his life in public service. In 1836 he was elected, as a member of the Whig Party, to Congress representing Indiana’s twenty-fifth district. He served one term before running for […]

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  • Albert W. Bloemker

    1906 - 1996

    Albert W. Bloemker (1906 - 1996)

    Journalist. Popular sportswriter for the “Indianapolis Star” who subsequently served the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from 1945 to 1987. At the height of his career, he served as the Speedway’s Director of Publicity. His premier works include “500 Miles to Go,” a history of the Indianapolis 500-mile classic. The Albert W. Bloemker Media Center at the […]

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  • Alberta Vaughn

    1904 - 1992

    Alberta Vaughn (1904 - 1992)

    Actress. Pert, saucy comedienne of silent films and early talkies. Many of Vaughn’s roles were in spoofs of popular dramatic movies of the time. Her credits include “Rough and Ready” (1923), “Nip and Tuck” (1923),  “The Going of Cumming” (1924),  “The Fast Male” (1925),  “The Vanishing Armenian” (1925),  “The Big Charade” (1926),  “Forbidden Hours” (1928), […]

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  • Alberta Watson

    1955 - 2015

    Alberta Watson (1955 - 2015)

    Alberta Watson was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1955. She grew up in Toronto with her mother Grace, a factory worker, and her brother. She began performing with a local Toronto theater group, T.H.O.G. (Theater House of God), of the Bathurst Street United Church at age 15. Watson took a workshop for the Hair musical. While […]

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  • Alberto Ascari

    1918 - 1955

    Alberto Ascari (1918 - 1955)

    Alberto Ascari (Italian pronunciation: [alˈbɛrto asˈkari]; 13 July 1918 – 26 May 1955) was an Italian racing driver and twice Formula One World Champion. He was a multitalented racer who completed in motorcycle racing before switching to cars. Back to back World titles in 1952 and 1953 sandwiched an appearance in the Indianapolis 500 in […]

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  • Alberto Busaid

    1970 - 2002

    Alberto Busaid (1970 - 2002)

    Stage, T.V. and cinema actor. He participated in 32 movies. (bio by: 380W)

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  • Alberto Cavalcanti

    1897 - 1982

    Alberto Cavalcanti (1897 - 1982)

    Alberto Cavalcanti was born in Rio de Janeiro, the son of a prominent mathematician. He was a precociously intelligent child, and by the age of 15 was studying law at university. Following an argument with a professor he was expelled. His father sent him to Geneva, Switzerland on condition that he did not study law […]

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  • Alberto Closas

    1921 - 1994

    Alberto Closas (1921 - 1994)

    Renowned Spanish-born stage and screen actor. He is best remembered for his films “Muerte de un Ciclista” (1955), “El Baile” (1959), “La Gran Familia” (1962), “Esquilache” (1988), and “El Maestro de Esgrima” (1992). (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni)

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  • Alberto Erede

    1909 - 2001

    Alberto Erede (1909 - 2001)

    Alberto Erede (8 November 1909 – 12 April 2001) was an Italian conductor, particularly associated with operatic work. Born in Genoa, Erede studied there before studying at the Verdi Conservatory in Milan, then with Felix Weingartner at Basle, and after this with Fritz Busch at Dresden. He made his debut in Turin in 1935, conducting Der […]

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  • Alberto Giacometti

    1901 - 1966

    Alberto Giacometti (1901 - 1966)

    Sculptor.  His signature works are elongated human figures that convey a sense of isolation and anguish.  Their rough,  charred-looking surfaces capture light and shadow in compelling ways.  Giacometti arrived at this style after World War II and many see it as existential commentary on the postwar human condition,  though the artist himself claimed he was […]

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  • Alberto Korda

    1928 - 2001

    Alberto Korda (1928 - 2001)

    Photographer. Born in Havana, Cuba under the name of Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez, it was during a memorial service in Havana on May 5, 1960 that he took a picture of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. That picture became monumentally famous, even being deemed by the Maryland Institute of Art as “the most famous image of the 20th […]

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  • Alberto Moravia

    1907 - 1990

    Alberto Moravia (1907 - 1990)

    Alberto Pincherle (the pen-name “Moravia” was the surname of his paternal grandmother) was born in Via Sgambati in Rome, Italy, to a wealthy middle-class family. His Jewish Venetian father, Carlo, was an architect and a painter. His Catholic Anconitan mother, Teresa Iginia de Marsanich, was of Dalmatian origin.  The family he was born in had […]

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  • Alberto Sordi

    1920 - 2003

    Alberto Sordi (1920 - 2003)

    Born in Rome to a schoolteacher and a musician, Sordi enrolled in Milan’s dramatic arts academy but was kicked out because of his thick Roman accent. In the meantime he studied to be an opera singer, a bass. It was his accent and voice that would later prove to be his trademark. In a career that […]

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  • Albrecht Durer

    1471 - 1528

    Albrecht Durer (1471 - 1528)

    Painter. His early training was in drawing, woodcutting and printing, which were to remain his main and favorite media throughout his artistic career. From 1486 till 1489 he was apprenticed in the workshop of Michael Wolgemut. Durer traveled in Italy many times. In 1495 he established his own workshop in Nuremberg. His best known works […]

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  • Alden B. Dow

    1904 - 1983

    Alden B. Dow (1904 - 1983)

    Son of Dow Chemical founder, Herbert Dow. He was an architect, famous for his Studio and Home located in Midland, Michigan. Studied under Frank Lloyd Wright. (bio by: anonymus)  Family links:  Parents:  Herbert Dow (1866 – 1930)  Grace Anna Ball Dow (1869 – 1953)  Spouse:  Vada Bennett Dow (1906 – 1991)*  Siblings:  Helen Dow Hale […]

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  • Alden Joseph “The Colonel” Blethen

    1845 - 1915

    Alden Joseph “The Colonel” Blethen (1845 - 1915)

    Newspaper Publisher. Born in Knox, Waldo County, Maine, he began his career as a school teacher and attorney. He received his formal education from Wesleyan Seminary and College in 1868, and a Masters degree from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine in 1872. From 1869 to 1873 he served as principal of the Abbott family school […]

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  • Aldo Fabrizi

    1905 - 1990

    Aldo Fabrizi (1905 - 1990)

    Beloved, hugely popular Italian comic character actor/writer/director, in music halls and variety shows for much of his early career. Fabrizi entered films in 1942 and often wrote and directed his vehicles, winning international acclaim in the Roberto Rossellini’s neorealist drama Rome, Open City (1945), in which he played a priest who bravely defies the fascist […]

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  • Aldo Bigatti

    1970 - 2004

    Aldo Bigatti (1970 - 2004)

    Stage, cinema and T.V. actor. Born Aldo Alberto Bigatti Cóppola, he also participated in 15 movies. (bio by: 380W)

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  • Aldo Fabrizi

    1905 - 1990

    Aldo Fabrizi (1905 - 1990)

    Italian Actor, Writer and Director. He appeared as actor in films such as “Roma, Città Aperta” (1945), “Vivere in Pace” (1947), “Vita da Cani” (1950), “Guardie e Ladri” (1951), “Parigi è Sempre Pariggi” (1952), “El Maestro” (1957), “The Angel Wore Red” (1960), “Totò Contra I 4” (1963) and “Nerone” (1977). (bio by: José L Bernabé […]

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  • Aldo Giuffrè

    1924 - 2010

    Aldo Giuffrè (1924 - 2010)

    Actor. Best known internationally for his role as Alcoholic Union Captain in the epic film “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” (1966) by Sergio Leone. In 1942, he began his career as a stage actor into the company of Eduardo De Filippo where he had a long apprenticeship that allowed him to experience himself […]

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  • Aldo Leopold

    1887 - 1948

    Aldo Leopold (1887 - 1948)

    In 1909, Aldo Leopold was assigned to the Forest Service’s District 3 in the Arizona and New Mexico territories. At first, he was a forest assistant at the Apache National Forest in the Arizona Territory. In 1911, he was transferred to the Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico. Leopold’s career, which kept him in […]

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  • Aldo Ray

    1926 - 1991

    Aldo Ray (1926 - 1991)

    Ray was born in Pen Argyl in Northampton County in eastern Pennsylvania, to an Italian family of five brothers and one sister. His brother, Mario DaRe (1933-2010), lettered in football at USC in the years 1952 to 1954, and on May 12, 1955 appeared as a contestant on the NBC quiz show You Bet Your […]

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  • Aldo Rossi

    1931 - 1997

    Aldo Rossi (1931 - 1997)

    Aldo Rossi began his professional career at the studio of Ignazio Gardella in 1956, moving on to the studio of Marco Zanuso. In 1963 also he began teaching, firstly as an assistant to Ludovico Quaroni (1963) at the school of urban planning in Arezzo, then to Carlo Aymonino at the Institute of Architecture in Venice. […]

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  • Alec Clunes

    1912 - 1970

    Alec Clunes (1912 - 1970)

    Alexander “Alec” Sheriff de Moro Clunes (17 May 1912 – 13 March 1970) was an English actor and theatrical manager Among the plays he presented were Christopher Fry’s The Lady’s Not For Burning. Alec Clunes gave the actor and dramatist Peter Ustinov his first break with his production The House of Regrets. His film career was […]

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  • Alec Craig

    1884 - 1945

    Alec Craig (1884 - 1945)

    Actor in 113 films from 1934 to 1946 including: “Mutiny on the Bounty,” “Vivacious Lady,” “Confessions of a Nazi Spy,” “The Secret of Dr. Kildare,” “Abe Lincoln in Illinois,” “Roxie Hart,” “Cat People,” “National Velvet,” and “The Woman in the Window.” (bio by: TLS)

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  • Alec Francis

    1867 - 1934

    Alec Francis (1867 - 1934)

    Actor in 226 films. Francis died following surgery. (bio by: TLS)

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  • Alec Guinness

    1914 - 2000

    Alec Guinness (1914 - 2000)

    Guinness was born at 155 Lauderdale Mansions South, Lauderdale Road, Maida Vale, London as Alec Guinness de Cuffe. His mother’s maiden name was Agnes Cuff. She was born 8 December 1890 to Edward Cuff and Mary Ann Benfield. On Guinness’s birth certificate, the space for the mother’s name shows Agnes de Cuffe. The space for […]

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  • Alec Kessler

    1967 - 2007

    Alec Kessler (1967 - 2007)

    Alec Kessler played collegiately for the University of Georgia Bulldogs where he was a three-time academic all-American first-team selection as well as the national academic all-American of the year in 1989 and 1990. Kessler left Georgia as the school’s all-time leading scorer with 1,788 points (until the record was surpassed by Litterial Green). The 6′ 11″ […]

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