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