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Kirk Douglas Legendary Film Icon
A Hollywood Golden Age icon whose rugged good looks and muscular intensity made him a commanding presence in films like Spartacus and Paths of Glory....
Charles Chaplin Actor, Director & Producer
A British comic actor, filmmaker, director, composer and screenwriter, who was a superstar of the silent film era and a great iconic figure of 20th-century....
Ingrid Bergman Legendary Actress
A Swedish actress, one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses in Hollywood, known for her roles in the classic Casablanca, Gaslight, and Anastasia....
Joan of Arc The Maid of Orléans
A peasant girl became France National Heroine as under Divine Guidance, she led the French Army to Victory over the English during the Hundred Years' War....
Bing Crosby A legendary recording artist,
One of America’s most popular entertainers achieved great popularity as a recording artist and actor with hit classic ‘White Christmas’ and ‘Silent Night’....
Estee Lauder A visionary businesswoman
An American business genius, who was the co-founder of the multi-billion dollar Estée Lauder empire, a pioneering global leading cosmetics company....
Orson Welles 20th century’s true genius
The American actor, writer, auteur and producer, was a major figure in the world of cinema, theater and radio. He was renowned for his film 'Citizen Kane’....
George Michael Singer, Songwriter, Producer
A British singer, songwriter and producer who rose to fame as a member of music duo Wham! He ascended to super-stardom with his solo debut, Faith....
Elizabeth Blackwell Pioneering Physician
A British-born physician, who was a leading public health activist and educator, and the first woman to be awarded a Medical Degree in the United States....
James Stewart Legend of the Screen
A popular screen legend of Hollywood's Golden Age, who is among the most honored and beloved actors in film history, and a World War II military officer....
Jane Austen British Novelist
One of the greatest writers in the English language, famous for her works of romantic classics including, 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Sense and Sensibility.'...
Albert Einstein Theoretical physicist
One of the most influential physicist, who revolutionized the science of physics, and is best known for his general theory of relativity and the equation E=MC2....
Judy Garland A great entertainer
The legendary singer and movie star of Hollywood’s Golden Era, was the star of numerous classic musical films, celebrating her rich and exuberant voice....
Leonardo Da Vinci The Renaissance man
One of the most intellectual mind of the Italian Renaissance. This natural genius crossed so many disciplines that he epitomized the term - “Renaissance man."...
Marlon Brando Actor, Director and Activist
A Hollywood legend regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time who became famous for his method acting and off-screen dramas....
Martin Landau Television and Film Actor
The award-winning American film and television actor and acting coach is best known for his roles in the TV series, 'Mission Impossible' and film, 'Ed Wood.'...
Henry Mancini Legendary Composer
The award-winning composer and conductor who Americanized film and T.V. scoring including, Pink Panthar and Breakfast At Tiffany’s with song Moon River....
Mother Teresa Missionaries of Charity
One of the great humanitarians of the 20th century, who was a Roman Catholic nun, and the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta....
Helen Keller The First Lady of Courage
One of the most influential and inspiration humanitarians. She was a champion for the disabled, an enduring symbol of courage and triumph over adversity....
Nikola Tesla Master of Lightning
One of the world’s greatest scientist and genius inventor, whose inventions include the famous Tesla coil and the first electric alternating current system....
Henry Fonda Legendary Actor
One of the great actors of the 20th Century, the American film and stage actor was best known for his roles in 'the Grapes of Wrath' and 'On Golden Pond.'...
Gregory Peck Actor and philanthropist
One of America's popular actor from the Hollywood Golden Age, known for his great performance as Attius Finch in the 1962 drama film, 'To Kill a Mockingbird.'...
John Wayne Actor, Director, Producer
One of 20th-century's biggest Hollywood stars, an award-winning actor and director known for his role in, The Searchers, The Quiet Man, True Grit and Red River....
Audrey Hepburn Actress and Humanitarian.
A true Hollywood film and fashion icon, who was a successful British actress, model and dancer, recognized for her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador....
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