Biography Author Matching "Dimos I" (Sorted by Name Ascending)


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1. Agatha Christie

Writer | Witness for the Prosecution

Agatha was born as "Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller" in 1890 to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clara Boehmer. Agatha was of American and British descent, her father being American and her mother British. Her father was a relatively affluent stockbroker. Agatha received home education from early childhood ...

2. Albert Uderzo

Writer | Astérix & Obélix contre César

Albert Uderzo is a French comic book writer and artist, of Italian descent. Albert was born in 1927 in the town of Fismes, in the Marne department of north-eastern France. Marne was created from the remains of the older province of Champagne, and the local capital is Chalons-en-Champagne.

Alnert's ...

3. Alfred Lunt

Actor | The Magnificent Yankee

Alfred Lunt was an American actor, particularly known for his professional partnership with his wife Lynn Fontanne (1887-1983). Lunt was one of Broadway's leading male stars.

Lunt was born in 1892 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His father Alfred D. Lunt was active in the lumber business, while his mother ...

4. Alicia Coppola

Actress | National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Alicia Coppola is an American actress, primarily known for television roles. In 1968, Coppola was born in the town of Huntington, New York, which is located on the north shore of Long Island. The town is a major bedroom community for nearby New York City.

Coppola attended the Kent School, a ...

5. Angela Lansbury

Actress | The Manchurian Candidate

In 1925, Angela Lansbury was born in Regent's Park, one of the Royal Parks of London. The park was developed by John Nash (1752-1835), James Burton (1761-1837), and Decimus Burton (1800-1881), with construction starting c. 1818. It was first opened to the general public in 1835. It was named after ...

6. Armin Mueller-Stahl

Actor | Eastern Promises

Armin Mueller-Stahl is a German actor with a relatively long film career. He was once nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as an abusive father in the biographical drama "Shine" (1996).

In 1930, Mueller-Stahl was born in Tilsit, East Prussia. The town developed ...

7. Art Carney

Actor | Firestarter

Art Carney was an American actor with a lengthy career, but is primarily remembered for two roles. In television, Carney played municipal sewer worker Ed Norton in the influential sitcom "The Honeymooners" (1955-1956). In film, Carney played senior citizen Harry Coombes in the road movie "Harry and...

8. Barbara O'Neil

Actress | Gone with the Wind

Barbara O'Neil was an American actress, mostly remembered for playing Ellen O'Hara in "Gone with the Wind" (1939). She was once nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress .

O'Neil was born in St. Louis, Missouri to a prominent family. Her father was businessman David O'Neil (1874-...

9. Barney Phillips

Actor | The Twilight Zone

Barney Phillips was an American actor of German descent. He was born in 1913 in St. Louis, Missouri, under the name "Bernard Philip Ofner". His father was Harry Nathan Ofner, a salesman employed in the leather industry. His mother was Leona "Lonnie" Frank, a German emigrant who became a naturalized...

10. Benjamin Tabart

Writer | Jack and the Beanstalk

Benjamin Tabart was a pioneer writer of children's literature in the 19th century United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and owner of his own publishing house in London. He is primarily known for the moralizing fairy tales published under the title "Benjamin Tabart's Juvenile Library" (1801-...

11. Bill Finger

Writer | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Bill Finger was a comic book writer. His father Louis Finger was born in Austria and emigrated to the United States in 1907, while still a teenager. Louis worked as a tailor. Tessie, Bill's mother, was born and raised in New York City. Both parents were in their early 20s at the time of Finger's ...

12. Billie 'Buckwheat' Thomas

Actor | Pay As You Exit

Billie Thomas was an African-American child actor who was best-known for appearing in the "Our Gang" film series from 1934 to its end in 1944.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Thomas auditioned for an "Our Gang" role when he was three years old. He was cast as a background player in the short films "...

13. Bob Gunton

Actor | The Shawshank Redemption

Bob Gunton is an American actor, primarily known for portraying strict and authoritarian characters in popular films. His better known roles include chief George Earle in "Demolition Man" (1993), prison warden Samuel Norton in "The Shawshank Redemption" (1994), medical school dean Dr. Walcott in "...

14. Bob Kane

Writer | Batman Begins

Bob Kane was an American comic book writer and artist of Jewish descent, most famous for co-creating Batman and several members of Batman's supporting cast. Kane was inducted into the comic book industry's Jack Kirby Hall of Fame in 1994 and into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1996.

Kane...

15. Bob Newhart

Actor | The Rescuers

Bob Newhart is an American actor and stand-up comedian. His comedic style involves deadpan delivery of dialogue, a slight stammer when talking, and comedic monologues. He has cited earlier comedians George Gobel (1919-1991), Ray Goulding (1920-1990), and Bob Elliott (1923-2016) as his main ...

16. Bobby Troup

Actor | MASH

Bobby Troup was an American actor, jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter. As a songwriter, Troup is mostly remembered for writing the hit song "(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66" (1946), about a cross-country drive through the highway U.S. Route 66. Tne song was originally performed by Nat King Cole and ...

17. Bretislav Pojar

Director | To See or Not to See

Bretislav Pojar was a Czech film director and animator, specializing in puppet animation.

Pojar was born in Susice (former name "Schüttenhofen"), a small factory town in Czechoslovakia. Since the 19th century, the main employer in town was a match factory.

Pojar started work as an animator in the ...

18. Cameron Boyce

Actor | Mrs. Fletcher

Cameron Boyce was an American actor, with Afro-Caribbean and African-American descent. His paternal grandmother Jo Ann Allen was one of the "Clinton Twelve", the first African-Americans to attend an integrated high school in the Southern United States (specifically in Clinton, Tennessee).

In 1999, ...

19. Catherine Burns

Actress | Last Summer

Catherine Burns was an American actress and children's book writer of Irish and Polish descent. She was once nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, for playing the rape victim Rhoda in "Last Summer" (1969).

In 1945, Burns was born in New York City. She was educated (in order) ...

20. Catherine Scorsese

Actress | Goodfellas

Catherine Scorsese was an American actress of Italian descent, often typecast as the typical Italian mother in films. Her best known role was that of Mrs. DeVito in "Goodfellas" (1990).

Scorcese was born under the name "Catherine Cappa" in 1912. She was a native of Little Italy, Manhattan, New York ...

21. Catherine Tate

Actress | The Catherine Tate Show

Catherine Tate is an English actress and comedian, primarily known for the role of Donna Noble in the "Doctor Who" franchise.

Tate was born as "Catherine Ford" during 1968, in Bloomsbury. Bloomsbury is a district of the London Borough of Camden, known as the home of several of London's museums, ...

22. Celia Johnson

Actress | Brief Encounter

Celia Johnson was an English actress, once nominated for an Academy Award. Johnson was born in the town of Richmond, Surrey in 1908. Richmond was incorporated into Greater London in 1965, as part of an administrative reform. Celia's parents were John Robert Johnson and Ethel Griffiths. Neither of ...

23. Charles A. Nichols

Animation Department | Alice in Wonderland

Charles August "Nick" Nichols was an American animator and film director. He was born in Milford, Utah, a small ranching town.

Nichols started his career at the Dsney studio. His first film credit was for the film "Pinocchio" (1940), where he animated the villainous Coachman. He served as a film ...

24. Charles Nelson Reilly

Actor | Millennium

Charles Nelson Reilly was born to Charles Joseph Reilly and Signe Elvera Nelson. His father was Irish-American and Catholic, his mother was Swedish-American and Lutheran. As a child he amused himself with improvised puppet theater performances.

He had a traumatic experience in 1944, when present for...

25. Charles Vanel

Actor | Le salaire de la peur

Charles Vanel was a French actor. His film career lasted for 76 years, from 1912 to 1988. He appeared in over 200 films.

Vanel often worked under famous directors, such as Luis Buñuel, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jacques Feyder, and Alfred Hitchcock. A career highlight was his role as truck driver Jo in ...

26. Chris Walas

Special Effects | The Fly

Chris Walas is an American film director, special effects expert, and make-up artist. He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Walas rose to fame in the 1980s, with effects for films such as "Airplane!" (1980), "Dragonslayer" (1981), and "Return of the Jedi" (1983). In the film "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (...

27. Christopher Lloyd

Actor | Back to the Future

Christopher Lloyd is an American actor with a relatively long career. His better known roles include drug-using taxicab driver Jim Ignatowski in the sitcom "Taxi" (1978-1983), Klingon officer Commander Kruge in the film "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock" (1984), inventor Dr. Emmett "Doc" Brown ...

28. Colette Marchand

Actress | Moulin Rouge

Colette Marchand was a French prima ballerina with a relatively brief acting career. For her performance in "Moulin Rouge" (1952), Marchand was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1925, Marchand was born in Paris, Her parents were Roger Marchand and his wife Alice Lioret.

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29. Daniel Massey

Actor | Star!

Daniel Massey was an English actor of Canadian descent, best known for portraying his godfather Noël Coward (1899-1973) in the critically acclaimed film "Star!" (1968). For this role he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. It was his only Academy Award nomination.

Massey ...

30. Danny Aiello

Actor | Do the Right Thing

Danny Aiello was an American actor of Italian descent, and enjoyed a lengthy career in film. He was once nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as Salvatore "Sal" Frangione in the comedy-drama film "Do the Right Thing" (1989).

Aiello was born in Manhattan, New York ...

31. Dee Caruso

Writer | Get Smart

Dee Caruso was a successful screenwriter for film and television. He often co-worked with fellow screenwriter Gerald Gardner, since their time as the head writers for the comedy series "Get Smart".

Caruso started his career as a writer for nightclub comedy acts. He wrote material for the comedians ...

32. Diahnne Abbott

Actress | Taxi Driver

Diahnne Abbott is an American actress from New York City. She is primarily known as the first wife of actor Robert De Niro (1943-),. Their marriage lasted from 1976 and 1988, and ended in a divorce.

Abbott made her film debut in the psychological thriller "Taxi Driver" (1976), where she played an ...

33. Don Murray

Actor | Conquest of the Planet of the Apes

Don Murray is an American actor. He is best known for playing Governor Breck, the authoritarian ruler in the science fiction film "Conquest of the Planet of the Apes" (1972).

Murray was born in 1929 to Dennis Aloisius Murray and his wife Ethel Cook. Dennis worked as a dance director and stage ...

34. Doris Lloyd

Actress | The Time Machine

Doris Lloyd was an English actress with a lengthy film career. She appeared in over 150 films between 1920 and 1960. She spent most of her life abroad in the United States.

In 1891, Lloyd was born in Walton, Liverpool. Her parents were Edward Franklin Lloyd and Hessy Jane McCappin. One of her ...

35. Earl Hindman

Actor | The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Earl Hindman was an American actor from Arizona. His most famous role was that of helpful neighbor Wilson W. Wilson, Jr. in the popular sitcom "Home Improvement" (1991-1999). The series lasted for 8 seasons, and a total of 204 episodes.

In 1942, Hindman was born in Bisbee, Arizona, which at the time...

36. Edgar Allan Woolf

Writer | The Wizard of Oz

Edgar Allan Woolf was an American playwright and screenwriter. He is mostly remembered as a co-writer of the fantasy film "The Wizard of Oz" (1939).

Woolf was born in New York City to inventor Albert E. Woolf and his wife Rosamond Wimpfheimer. His father was an inventor of electrical devices.

Woolf ...

37. Edna Anhalt

Writer | Panic in the Streets

Edna Anhalt was an American screenwriter, often working as part of a writing team with her husband Edward Anhalt (1914-2000). Her writing credits span the years 1947 to 1957.

Anhalt's claim to fame is winning the Academy Award for Best Story for the film "Panic in the Streets" (1950) concerning an ...

38. Eleanor Audley

Actress | Sleeping Beauty

Eleanor Audley was an American actress, with a distinctive voice that helped her find work as a voice actress in radio and animation. She is primarily remembered as the first actress to voice Lady Tremaine and Maleficent, two of the most memorable Disney villains.

Audley's real name was Eleanor ...

39. Evalyn Knapp

Actress | Perils of Pauline

Evalyn Knapp was an American film actress, with a film career spanning the years 1929 to 1943. In the 1930s, she was a leading actress in then-popular B-movie serial films. Her most memorable role was that protagonist Pauline Hargraves in the film serial "The Perils of Pauline" (1933).

In 1906, ...

40. Florence Ryerson

Writer | The Wizard of Oz

Florence Ryerson was an American playwright, screenwriter, and short story writer. She is mostly remembered as the co-writer of the fantasy film "The Wizard of Oz" (1939).

In 1892, she was born under the name of Florence Willard in Glendale, California. She was the daughter of journalist Charles ...

41. Fred Quimby

Producer | The Yankee Doodle Mouse

Fred Quimby was an American animation producer. He served as the executive in charge of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cartoon studio from 1937 to 1955. He worked with prominent directors, such as Tex Avery, Joseph Barbera, and William Hanna. His studio won 8 Academy Awards for Best Animated Short Film. ...

42. Gabor Csupo

Producer | Rugrats

Gabor Csupo is a Hungarian animator, film director, and producer. He has had a long career, but he is better known as the co-founder of animation studio Klasky Csupo. The other major co-founder was his business partner and wife Arlene Klasky.

Csupo was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1952. At the time ...

43. Gene Quintano

Writer | Loaded Weapon 1

Gene Quintano is an American screenwriter and film director. He did not originally planned on a film career. He was a successful salesman, and later owned an office supply company. A business partnership with film director Tony Anthony (1937-) led to them working together on the Western film "Comin...

44. George Burns

Actor | Oh, God!

George Burns was an American actor, comedian, singer, and published author. He formed a comedy duo with his wife Gracie Allen (1895-1964), and typically played the straight man to her zany roles. Following her death, Burns started appearing as a solo performer. He once won an Academy Award for Best...

45. George Cukor

Director | My Fair Lady

George Cukor was an American film director of Hungarian-Jewish descent, better known for directing comedies and literary adaptations. He once won the Academy Award for Best Director, and was nominated other four times for the same Award.

In 1899, George Dewey Cukor was born on the Lower East Side of...

46. George Gaynes

Actor | Tootsie

George Gaynes was born in Helsinki in May, 1917, which was then the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland. The Grand Duchy was part of the Russian Empire, which was in a state of collapse at the time of Gaynes' birth. The Emperor Nicholas II of Russia had abdicated the throne on March 15, two ...

47. Grayson Hall

Actress | The Night of the Iguana

Grayson Hall was an American actress of Jewish descent. She is better known for her role as Dr. Julia Hoffman in Gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows" (1966-1971). She was once nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1922, Hall was born Shirley Grossman in Philadelphia. Her father...

48. Hal Blaine

Soundtrack | Love & Mercy

Hal Blaine was an American drummer and session musician of Jewish descent, with a career that lasted about 70 years. He was born in 1929 as "Harold Simon Belsky", son to Meyer Belsky and Rose Silverman. Both of his parents were immigrants from Eastern Europe.

Blaine was born in Holyoke, ...

49. Harry L. Fraser

Writer | Batman

Harry L. Fraser was an American film director, with a career lasting from the 1920s to the early 1950s. He was born in San Francisco, and spend most of his life in his native California.

Fraser was known during his lifetime for his contributions to the Western genre, directing or scripting films for...

50. Harvey Lembeck

Actor | Stalag 17

Harvey Lembeck was an American actor of Jewish descent, primarily known for comedic roles. Early in his life, Lembeck had worked as a dancer, and radio announcer.

Lembeck was born in Brooklyn, New York City in 1923, and attended New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn.. In 1939, the 16-year-old Lembeck ...


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