• Ann Savage

    1921 - 2008

    Ann Savage (1921 - 2008)

    Actress. She appeared in around 30 B-movies, and retains a cult following for the 1945 “Detour”. Born Bernice Maxine Lyon, she was raised in Dallas until age nine when her family moved to Los Angeles. Describing herself as “star-struck”, she enrolled in Max Reinhardt’s acting school, and made her screen debut in the 1943 “One […]

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  • Ann Sheridan

    1915 - 1967

    Ann Sheridan (1915 - 1967)

    Born in Denton, Texas on February 21, 1915, Ann Sheridan was a student at the University of North Texas when her sister sent a photograph of her to Paramount Pictures. She subsequently entered and won a beauty contest, with part of her prize being a bit part in a Paramount film. She abandoned college to […]

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  • Ann Shoemaker

    1891 - 1978

    Ann Shoemaker (1891 - 1978)

    Actress. She appeared in ten television series and shows and in forty-nine motion pictures, including “Alice Adams”, “Shall We Dance”, “Babes in Arms”, “Above Suspicion”, “You’ll Never Get Rich”, “Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo”, “Sitting Pretty” and “The Fortune Cookie”. She was married to actor Henry Stephenson. (bio by: TLS)  Family links:  Spouse:  Henry Stephenson (1871 […]

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  • Ann Sothern

    1909 - 2001

    Ann Sothern (1909 - 2001)

    Actress. Born in Valley City, North Dakota, as Harriet Lake, her career spanned six decades and included 64 movies and 175 TV episodes. In the 1950’s she was in the television series “Private Secretary” and later “The Ann Sothern Show.” She received an Oscar nomination in 1988 for best supporting actress in the movie “The […]

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  • Ann Thomas

    1914 - 1989

    Ann Thomas (1914 - 1989)

    Actress. She appeared on stage, in radio, on television and in film. She began acting at 4 years old in a Metropolitan Opera production of “The Merchant of Venice”. She was known for her gravelly voice and Brooklyn accent. On Broadway, some of her appearances were in the original productions of “Charm” (1929), “Lost Boy” […]

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  • Ann Wedgeworth

    1934 - 2017

    Ann Wedgeworth (1934 - 2017)

    Ann Wedgeworth had supporting roles in many movies. She had the female leading role opposite Gene Hackman in the 1973 film Scarecrow. She later co-starred in Bang the Drum Slowly, Law and Disorder, One Summer Love, and Thieves. In 1977, she won the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress for her […]

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  • Anna Akhmatova

    1889 - 1966

    Anna Akhmatova (1889 - 1966)

    Poet. She is considered by many to be the greatest woman poet in Russian Literature. Born Anna Gorenko into an upper-class family in Odessa, Ukraine, she spent most of her life in Saint Petersburg, the city with which she is most closely identified.  Precocious in her studies, she excelled in languages and began writing verse […]

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  • Anna Boch

    1848 - 1936

    Anna Boch (1848 - 1936)

    Painter. She was the only person who bought (in 1890) a painting from Vincent Van Gogh when he was alive : “Les Vignes rouges.”

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  • Anna Castelli Ferrieri

    1918 - 2006

    Anna Castelli Ferrieri (1918 - 2006)

    Anna Castelli Ferrieri was an Italian architect and industrial designer. She is most known for her influence in the use of plastics as a mainstream design material and her work with Kartell, an Italian contemporary furniture company. Ferrieri was born in Milan on August 6, 1918 and died June 22, 2006 at age 87. Ferrieri studied […]

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  • Anna Chance

    1879 - 1943

    Anna Chance (1879 - 1943)

    Actress. Born in Oxford, Maryland, she began her career on stage and in vaudeville, where she met and married actor Charley Grapewin. Together with her husband she appeared in the Christie Comedies films “Chimmie Hicks and the Rum Omelet” (1900), “Jed’s Vacation” (1929), “House Cleaning” (1929), “Ladies Chance” (1929), “That Red Headed Hassy” (1929) and […]

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  • Anna Cropper

    1938 - 2007

    Anna Cropper (1938 - 2007)

    Actress. Born in Brierfield, Lancashire, England, she appeared mainly in British films and television. After she began her career on the stage, Cropper made her movie debut in the 1969 film “All Neat in Black Stockings”. Her other memorable performances include the film “Cromwell”, (1970), and the television series “The Wednesday Play”, “Softly Softly”, “Nanny” […]

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  • Anna Elizabeth Klumpke

    1856 - 1942

    Anna Elizabeth Klumpke (1856 - 1942)

    Painter. A native of San Francisco,   Klumpke was handicapped at a young age after being injured in two separate falls. In 1877 she moved with her family to Paris,  where she studied at the Académie Julian art school.  She presented her first painting publicly at the 1884 Paris Salon, which won the Grand Prize. […]

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  • Anna Ella Carroll

    1815 - 1893

    Anna Ella Carroll (1815 - 1893)

    Author, Civil War reporter. She was born on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in 1815. Often called an unofficial member of President Abraham Lincoln’s cabinet, she was a Unionist author and newspaper reporter who had traveled extensively throughout the South and Midwest before the Civil War. Among her most popular books were “The War Powers Of The […]

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  • Anna Hall Roosevelt

    1863 - 1892

    Anna Hall Roosevelt (1863 - 1892)

    Anna Hall Roosevelt was born on March 17, 1863. She was the eldest of seven children born to Valentine Gill Hall Jr. (1834–1880) and Mary Livingston Ludlow (1843–1919) of the Livingston family. Their marriage “…united a member of a prominent New York merchantile family with Hudson River gentry”. Anna was born in New York City. Her […]

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  • Anna Harriet Edwards Leonowens

    1831 - 1915

    Anna Harriet Edwards Leonowens (1831 - 1915)

    Folk Figure. Current scholarship indicates that Anna was born Ann Harriet Edwards in 1831 India to a British father, Thomas Edwards, a cabinetmaker, and a half British, half East Indian mother, Mary Anne Glasscott. In 1849, Anna met and married Thomas Leon Owens, a clerk. After the death of their first child they left India. […]

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  • Anna Harrison

    1775 - 1864

    Anna Harrison (1775 - 1864)

    Anna was born at her father’s estate Solitude, just outside Morristown, New Jersey (present day Wheatsheaf Farms subdivision off Sussex Avenue in Morris Township, New Jersey) on July 25, 1775, to Judge John Cleves Symmes and Anna Tuthill Symmes of Long Island. Her father was a Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court and […]

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  • Anna Held

    1872 - 1918

    Anna Held (1872 - 1918)

    Born in Warsaw, Congress Poland, Russian Empire, she was the daughter of a German-Jewish glove maker, Shimmle (aka Maurice) Held, and his French-Jewish wife, Yvonne Pierre. Sources of her year of birth range from 1865 to 1873. In 1881, antisemitic pogroms forced the family to flee to Paris, France. When her father’s glovemaking business failed, […]

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  • Anna Karen

    1914 - 2009

    Anna Karen (1914 - 2009)

    Actress. She will be best remembered as the housekeeper “Mrs. Chernak” in the mid-1960s television series “Peyton Place”. Raised in New Jersey, she worked in New York for the elite Powers Modeling Agency a and appeared on Broadway before moving to California. Her television debut came in the 1951 “Lights Out”; she was to appear […]

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  • Anna Kashfi

    1934 - 2015

    Anna Kashfi (1934 - 2015)

    Anna Kashfi was born as Joan O’Callaghan in Darjeeling, India, to William Patrick O’Callaghan, a traffic superintendent on the Indian State railways, who was from London but of Irish descent, and his wife, Phoebe. She was raised in Calcutta until she was 13, when the family relocated to Cardiff, Wales. Upon her family’s relocation to Wales, […]

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  • Anna Keaveney

    1949 - 2004

    Anna Keaveney (1949 - 2004)

    Actress. A native of Runcorn, Cheshire, England, she is best remembered for her role as ‘Marie Jackson’ on the television soap opera series, “Brookside” from 1983 to 1995. Among her other television appearances were on, “Within These Walls,” “Enemy At The Door,” “Chiller,” “Emmerdale Farm,” “Birds Of A Feather,” “Heartbeat,” “Mersey Beat,” “Footballers’ Wives,” “Divided […]

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  • Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld

    1743 - 1825

    Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld (1743 - 1825)

    She was a prominent English Romantic poet, essayist, and children’s author. She was the daughter of a classics tutor at Warrington Academy who won respect and admiration from her father’s colleagues for her intellectual skills. She became a respected poet and essayist. In 1774 she married a minister and former academy student, Rochement Barbauld. A […]

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  • Anna Lee

    1913 - 2004

    Anna Lee (1913 - 2004)

    Lee trained at the Royal Albert Hall, [clarification needed] then debuted with a bit part in His Lordship (1932). When she and her first husband, director Robert Stevenson, moved to Hollywood she became associated with John Ford, appearing in several of his films, notably How Green Was My Valley, Two Rode Together and Fort Apache. […]

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  • Anna Luther

    1897 - 1960

    Anna Luther (1897 - 1960)

    American motion picture actress of the 1910s, 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s. Primarily worked in the silent era (1910s-1920s). (bio by: A.J. Marik)

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  • Anna Magnani

    1908 - 1973

    Anna Magnani (1908 - 1973)

    Anna Magnani (Italian pronunciation: [ˈanna maɲˈɲaːni]; 7 March 1908 – 26 September 1973) was an Italian stage and film actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress, along with four other international awards, for her portrayal of a Sicilian widow in The Rose Tattoo. Born in Rome, she worked her way through Rome’s Academy of […]

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  • Anna Manahan

    1924 - 2009

    Anna Manahan (1924 - 2009)

    Anna Manahan was born in County Waterford in what was then the Irish Free State (now the Republic of Ireland). Her career began when, as a young woman, she was recruited by the legendary Irish impresarios and theatrical directors Micheál MacLiammóir and Hilton Edwards. She later married stage director Colm O’Kelly, who died not long […]

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  • Anna Maria Crouch

    1763 - 1805

    Anna Maria Crouch (1763 - 1805)

    Actress, Singer. A late 18th Century star of the London stage, she is probably better remembered for her romantic liasons. Born Anna Maria Phillips, she started her theatrical career as a child and made her bow at Drury Lane in 1780 as Mandane from Thomas Arne’s “Artaxerxes”. Soon becoming a company regular, she achieved renown […]

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  • Anna Marie Hahn

    1906 - 1938

    Anna Marie Hahn (1906 - 1938)

    Hahn was the youngest of 12 children. As a teenager she allegedly had an affair with a Viennese physician, though no records have been found of a Viennese doctor by the name she gave. They had a son named Oskar (also spelled “Oscar”). Her scandalized family sent her to America in 1929, while her son […]

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  • Anna Massey

    1937 - 2011

    Anna Massey (1937 - 2011)

    Massey was born in Thakeham, Sussex, England, the daughter of British actress Adrianne Allen and Canadian-born Hollywood actor Raymond Massey. Her brother, Daniel Massey, was also an actor. She was the niece of Vincent Massey, a Governor General of Canada, and her godfather was film director John Ford. Although she had no formal training at either […]

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  • Anna May Wong

    1905 - 1961

    Anna May Wong (1905 - 1961)

    Actress. Born Wong Liu Tsong, she began her career as an extra at the age of 14 and played several supporting roles before being cast as the lead in “The Toll of the Sea.” She was the first Asian-American actress to become an international celebrity and appeared in over 50 films, making the transition from […]

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  • Anna Moffo

    1932 - 2006

    Anna Moffo (1932 - 2006)

    Anna Moffo was born in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA to Italian parents, Nicola Moffo (a shoemaker) and his wife Regina Cinti. After graduating from Radnor High School, she turned down an offer to go to Hollywood and went instead to the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia where she studied with Eufemia Giannini-Gregory, sister of soprano […]

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