Birth Place Matching "Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire [now Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Samuel Goldwyn

Producer | The Best Years of Our Lives

Famed for his relentless ambition, bad temper and genius for publicity, Samuel Goldwyn became Hollywood's leading "independent" producer -- largely because none of his partners could tolerate him for long. Born Shmuel (or Schmuel) Gelbfisz, probably in 1879, in the Jewish section of Warsaw, he was ...

2. Lyda Roberti

Actress | Nobody's Baby

Lyda's father was German clown Roberti, her mother a Polish trick rider. As a child performer, she toured Europe and Asia with the Circus in which she was born, leaving it (and her reportedly abusive father) in Shanghai, China. In this truly international city, Lyda became a child cafe entertainer ...

3. Anna Held

Actress | Madame la Presidente

Anna Held was born on March 8, 1872 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Helene Anna Held. She was married to Maximo Carrera. She died on August 12, 1918 in New York City, New York, USA.

4. Baruch Lumet

Actor | The Killer Shrews

Baruch Lumet was born on September 16, 1898 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor and casting director, known for The Killer Shrews (1959), Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to Ask (1972) and The Detectives (1959). He was married to Eugenia Wermus. He ...

5. Bronislau Kaper

Composer | Mutiny on the Bounty

Born: February 5, 1902 in Warsaw, Poland Died: April 25, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA Kaper displayed musical talent as early as the age of seven when his family acquired a piano. His inclination to music led him to study both piano and composition, while also taking courses in law to ...

6. Jean Epstein

Director | La chute de la maison Usher

Jean Epstein was born on March 25, 1897 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was a director and writer, known for The Fall of the House of Usher (1928), Mauprat (1926) and The Three-Sided Mirror (1927). He died on April 2, 1953 in Paris, France.

7. Marek Windheim

Actor | Holiday Inn

Windheim had a thriving career as a character tenor in opera; he sang with the Metropolitan Opera in New York--logging in over 325 performances there from 1928 to 1936. He mainly performed small parts but also some 'character leads' like Smetana's Vasek and Wagner's David and Mime. He took part in ...

8. Wanda Jakubowska

Director | Ostatni etap

Wanda Jakubowska was born on October 10, 1907 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She is known for her work on The Last Stage (1948), Król Macius I (1958) and Pozegnanie z diablem (1957). She died on February 24, 1998 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

9. Edward Raquello

Actor | Calling Philo Vance

Edward Raquello was born on May 14, 1900 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Calling Philo Vance (1940), Missing Daughters (1939) and The Girl from Mexico (1939). He died on August 24, 1976 in New York City, New York, USA.

10. Miliza Korjus

Actress | The Great Waltz

Miliza's father was Arthur Korjus, a lieutenant colonel in the Imperial Russian Army and later Chief of Staff to the War Minister of Estonia. The Estonian branch of her family was of Swedish descent, having settled in Estonia during the middle of the seventeenth century when the country was ruled ...

11. Maria Sklodowska-Curie

Maria Sklodowska-Curie was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Maria Salomea Sklodowska. She was married to Pierre Curie. She died on July 4, 1934 in Sancellemoz, Haute-Savoie, France.

12. Mack Gordon

Soundtrack | The Shape of Water

Mack Gordon was born on June 21, 1904 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Morris Gittler. He was married to Elizabeth Cook and Rose Ponelli. He died on February 28, 1959 in New York City, New York, USA.

14. Jack Rose

Writer | A Touch of Class

Mr. Rose was a comedy writer and producer who began writing gags for Milton Berle and radio lines for Bob Hope before moving to Hollywood screenplays. In 1943 he penned his first Hollywood screenplay, the classic comedy 'Road to Rio'. In 1955, Mr. Rose began producing as well as writing, with ...

15. Irena Sendlerowa

Self | Irena Sendler: In the Name of Their Mothers

Irena Sendlerowa was born on February 15, 1910 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Irena Stanislawa Krzyzanowska. She was married to Stefan Zgrzembski and Mieczyslaw Sendler. She died on May 12, 2008 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

16. Waclaw Rekwart

Witness for the Prosecution

Waclaw Rekwart was born on September 8, 1893 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Witness for the Prosecution (1957), The Big Sleep (1946) and The Grapes of Wrath (1940). He died on May 8, 1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

17. Adolf Dymsza

Actor | Niedorajda

Adolf Dymsza was born on April 7, 1900 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Adolf Baginski. He was an actor, known for Niedorajda (1937), Janko Muzykant (1930) and Nikodem Dyzma (1956). He was married to Zofia Olechnowicz. He died on August 20, 1975 in Góra Kalwaria, Mazowieckie, Poland.

18. Marie Epstein

Writer | La maternelle

Marie Epstein was born on August 14, 1899 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Marie-Antonine Epstein. She was an assistant director and writer, known for Children of Montmartre (1933), Itto (1934) and The Faithful Heart (1923). She died on April 24, 1995 in Paris, France.

19. Tadeusz Fijewski

Actor | Lalka

Tadeusz Fijewski was born on July 14, 1911 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Lalka (1968), District Attorney (1933) and My Uncle from America (1933). He was married to Helena Makowska. He died on November 12, 1978 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

20. Jan Hieronimko

Actor | Vampyr

Jan Hieronimko was born in 1863 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He is an actor, known for Vampyr (1932).

21. Stefan Osiecki

Director | No Way Back

Stefan Osiecki was born on November 23, 1902 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was a director and actor, known for No Way Back (1949), She Shall Have Murder (1950) and Poles Weigh Anchor (1941). He died on May 7, 1977 in London, England.

22. Nato Vachnadze

Actress | Narindjis veli

Real name Nato Andronikashvili. Mother was Polish. Her father came from an old noble family which has roots from last Byzantine Emperors. She was the megastar of the Soviet screen in the twenties and thirties. Studio Sakhkinmretsvi gave her almost Hollywood splendor and glamour. Her name was on the...

23. Lazare Meerson

Art Director | À nous la liberté

Influential Russian-born art director, painter and student of architecture. Fled his country after the October Revolution for Germany, then settled in France and joined the Pathe film studio in Montreuil. His meticulous set designs brought authenticity to the films of Rene Clair and Jacques Feyder....

24. Menasha Skulnik

Actor | The United States Steel Hour

Menasha Skulnik was born on May 15, 1890 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for The United States Steel Hour (1953), Kraft Theatre (1947) and Monticello, Here We Come (1950). He was married to Anna Roman (actress) and Sarah Kutner. He died on June 4, 1970 in New York City, ...

25. Jerzy Andrzejewski

Writer | Popiól i diament

Jerzy Andrzejewski was born on August 19, 1909 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was a writer, known for Ashes and Diamonds (1958), Innocent Sorcerers (1960) and Gates to Paradise (1968). He was married to Maria Abgarowicz and Nona Barbara Siekierzynska. He died on April 19, 1983 in Warsaw, ...

26. Mieczyslaw Fogg

Soundtrack | Mój Nikifor

Mieczyslaw Fogg was born on May 30, 1901 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Mieczyslaw Fogiel. He died on September 3, 1990 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

27. Elzbieta Barszczewska

Actress | Dziewczeta z Nowolipek

Elzbieta Barszczewska was born on November 29, 1913 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Girls of Nowolipki (1937), Tredowata (1936) and Nad Niemnem (1939). She was married to Marian Wyrzykowski. She died on October 14, 1987 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

29. Michal Znicz

Actor | Co mój maz robi w nocy

Michal Znicz was born in 1888 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Michal Feiertag. He was an actor, known for Co mój maz robi w nocy (1934), Zapomniana melodia (1938) and Pani minister tanczy (1937). He died on December 24, 1943 in Pruszków, Mazowieckie, Poland.

30. Pola Nirenska

Actress | The Infinite Shoeblack

Pola Nirenska was born on July 28, 1910 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for The Infinite Shoeblack (1939), Starlight (1936) and Stars in Your Eyes (1946). She was married to Jan Karski and John Justin. She died on July 25, 1992 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

31. Andrzej Szalawski

Actor | Dziewczeta z Nowolipek

Andrzej Szalawski was born on December 4, 1911 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Andrzej Plucinski. He was an actor, known for Girls of Nowolipki (1937), The Promised Land (1975) and Pierwsza milosc Kosciuszki (1929). He died on October 11, 1986 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

32. Lili Liliana

Actress | Der Dibuk

Lili Liliana was born on October 23, 1913 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Lili Zielinska. She was an actress, known for The Dybbuk (1937), Kol Nidre (1939) and Kule, które nie trafaja (1923). She died on November 27, 1989 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA.

33. Soava Gallone

Actress | Il segreto del dottore

Soava Gallone was born in 1880 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Stanislawa Winawerówna. She was an actress, known for Il segreto del dottore (1931), A Doll Wife (1919) and La cavalcata ardente (1925). She was married to Carmine Gallone. She died on May 30, 1957 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.

34. Irena Kwiatkowska

Actress | Hallo Szpicbródka, czyli ostatni wystep króla kasiarzy

Irena Kwiatkowska was born on September 17, 1912 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Hello, Fred the Beard (1978), Lata dwudzieste, lata trzydzieste (1984) and Zolnierz królowej Madagaskaru (1958). She was married to Boleslaw Kielski. She died on March 3, 2011 in...

35. Leonard Buczkowski

Director | Orzel

Leonard Buczkowski was born on August 5, 1900 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was a director and writer, known for Orzel (1959), Szyb L-23 (1932) and Bialy Murzyn (1939). He was married to Barbara Orwid. He died on February 19, 1967 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

36. Jerzy Wasowski

Actor | Bokser

Jerzy Wasowski was born on May 31, 1913 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He died on September 29, 1984 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

37. Estelle Clark

Actress | The Crowd

Estelle Clark was born on May 7, 1898 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Stasia Zwolinska. She was an actress, known for The Crowd (1928), Don't (1925) and Sinners in Silk (1924). She died on December 3, 1982 in Ventura, California, USA.

38. Stefania Górska

Actress | Zabawka

Stefania Górska was born on January 6, 1907 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Stefania Zadrozinska. She was an actress, known for Zabawka (1933), Antek policmajster (1935) and Córka generala Pankratowa (1934). She died on August 3, 1986 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

39. Ajzyk Samberg

Actor | Pan Tadeusz

Ajzyk Samberg was born on February 22, 1889 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Pan Tadeusz (1928), The Dybbuk (1937) and The Jester (1937). He died on November 4, 1943 in Poniatowa, Lubelskie, Poland.

40. Michal Plucinski

Actor | Kazimierz Wielki

Michal Plucinski was born on January 17, 1908 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Kazimierz Wielki (1976), Black Cross (1960) and Naprawde wczoraj (1963). He died on March 2, 1978 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

41. Irving Glassberg

Cinematographer | The Tarnished Angels

Member of A.S.C. (American Society of Cinematographers).

42. Pawel Owerllo

Actor | Tajemnica starego rodu

Pawel Owerllo was born on September 15, 1869 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Pawel Owerlo. He was an actor, known for Tajemnica starego rodu (1928), Pan Tadeusz (1928) and Tajemnica lekarza (1930). He died on April 27, 1957 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

43. Irena Eichlerówna

Actress | Róza

Irena Eichlerówna was born on April 19, 1908 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Róza (1936), Life Sentence (1933) and Szyfry (1966). She died on September 12, 1990 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

44. Aleksander Zabczynski

Actor | Dzieje grzechu

Aleksander Zabczynski was born on July 24, 1900 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He was an actor, known for Story of a Sin (1933), Pani minister tanczy (1937) and Love Manoeuvres (1935). He was married to Maria Zabczynska. He died on May 31, 1958 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

47. Jadwiga Smosarska

Actress | Ziemia obiecana

Jadwiga Smosarska was born on September 23, 1898 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Ziemia obiecana (1927), Love or a Kingdom (1936) and Jadzia (1936). She was married to Zygmunt Protassewicz. She died on November 1, 1971 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

48. Haroun Tazieff

Cinematographer | Le volcan interdit

Haroun Tazieff was born on May 11, 1914 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on Le volcan interdit (1966), The Devil's Blast (1960) and Fantomas Unleashed (1965). He died on February 5, 1998 in Paris, France.

49. Stanislawa Wysocka

Actress | Dziewczeta z Nowolipek

Stanislawa Wysocka was born on May 7, 1877 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire. She was an actress, known for Girls of Nowolipki (1937), Ludzie Wisly (1938) and Mocny czlowiek (1929). She died on January 17, 1941 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland.

50. Pesach Burstein

Actor | Havu Banot L'Eilat

Pesach Burstein was born on April 15, 1896 in Warsaw, Poland, Russian Empire as Pesach-ke Burstein. He was an actor, known for Girls' Paradise Eilat (1964) and De Mike Burstyn show (1978). He was married to Lillian Lux. He died on April 6, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA.


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