Short Guys

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1. Buster Keaton

Actor | The General

Joseph Frank Keaton was born on October 4, 1895 in Piqua, Kansas, to Joe Keaton and Myra Keaton. Joe and Myra were Vaudevillian comedians with a popular, ever-changing variety act, giving Keaton an eclectic and interesting upbringing. In the earliest days on stage, they traveled with a medicine ...

Cops (1922) - 5/1/2018

2. Charles Chaplin

Writer | The Great Dictator

Considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood, Charlie Chaplin lived an interesting life both in his films and behind the camera. He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular character, the Little Tramp; the man with the ...

3. George Lucas

Writer | Star Wars

George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional racecar ...

4. Martin Scorsese

Director | Taxi Driver

Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later ...

5. Tim Burton

Producer | Edward Scissorhands

Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), who owned a cat-themed gift shop, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was ...

6. Luis Buñuel

Writer | Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie

The father of cinematic Surrealism and one of the most original directors in the history of the film medium, Luis Buñuel was given a strict Jesuit education (which sowed the seeds of his obsession with both religion and subversive behavior), and subsequently moved to Madrid to study at the ...

7. Walt Disney

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Flora Disney (née Call) and Elias Disney, a Canadian-born farmer and businessperson. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas City at age seven, where he spent the majority of ...

8. D.W. Griffith

Director | The Birth of a Nation

David Wark Griffith was born in rural Kentucky to Jacob "Roaring Jake" Griffith, a former Confederate Army colonel and Civil War veteran. Young Griffith grew up with his father's romantic war stories and melodramatic nineteenth-century literature that were to eventually shape his movies. In 1897 ...

9. Tex Avery

Director | A Wild Hare

Tex Avery was a descendant of Judge Roy Bean and Daniel Boone, but all his grandma ever told him about it was "Don't ever mention you are kin to Roy Bean. He's a no good skunk!!" After graduating from North Dallas High School in 1927, Avery moved to Southern California in 1929 and got a job in the ...

10. Seth Green

Actor | Austin Powers in Goldmember

Seth Green has starred in numerous films and television series including the Austin Powers trilogy, The Italian Job (2003), Without a Paddle (2004), Party Monster (2003), Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Old Dogs (2009) and dozens more, including starring roles in Sexy Evil Genius (2013), The Story of Luke...

11. Todd Haynes

Director | Far from Heaven

Todd Haynes was always interested in art, and made amateur movies and painted while he was still a child. He attended Brown university and majored in art and semiotics. After he graduated he moved to New York City and made the controversial short film Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story (1988). ...

12. Robert Rodriguez

Producer | El mariachi

Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent.

Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York (1981), none ...

Bedhead (1991) - 5/23/2017

13. Nash Edgerton

Stunts | Mr Inbetween

Nash Edgerton was born on January 19, 1973 in Australia. He is known for his work on Mr Inbetween (2018), Gringo (2018) and The Square (2008).

Spider (2007) - 8/15/2017 Bear (2011) - 8/22/2017

14. Chuck Jones

Actor | Gremlins

Starting as a cel washer, Chuck Jones worked his way up to animator and then director at the animation division of Warner Bros. He is famous for creating such beloved cartoon characters as Wile E. Coyote, Henery Hawk, Pepé Le Pew, Marvin the Martian, Ralph Wolf, Road Runner, Sam Sheepdog, Sniffles,...

15. Bill Melendez

Producer | A Charlie Brown Christmas

Bill Melendez was born on November 15, 1916 in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico as José Cuauhtémoc Meléndez. He is known for his work on A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965), A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969) and He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown (1968). He was married to Helen Antionette Huhn. He died on ...

16. Roger Allers

Director | The Lion King

Roger Allers was born on June 29, 1949 in Rye, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Lion King (1994), Aladdin (1992) and Beauty and the Beast (1991).

17. Mark Andrews

Writer | Brave

Mark Andrews was born on September 12, 1968 in Los Angeles County, California, USA as Mark Elliott Andrews. He is known for his work on Brave (2012), John Carter (2012) and The Iron Giant (1999).

18. Drew Antzis

Editor | Honey and Joy

Drew Antzis is an editor and director, known for Honey and Joy (2011), Coma (2009) and The Landlord (2007). He is married to Tamara Bick.

19. Joseph Barbera

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

Joseph Barbera was born on March 24, 1911 in Little Italy, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Roland Barbera. He was a producer and director, known for ABC Afterschool Specials (1972), The Smurfs (1981) and Scooby-Doo (2002). He was married to Sheila Holden and Dorothy Earl. He died ...

20. Alan Barillaro

Director | Piper

Alan Barillaro is known for his work on Piper (2016), The Incredibles (2004) and WALL·E (2008).

Piper (2016) - 3/7/2017

21. Cordell Barker

Animation_department | Strange Invaders

Cordell Barker was born in 1956 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is known for his work on Strange Invaders (2001), Runaway (2009) and The Cat Came Back (1988).

22. Jules Bass

Producer | The Hobbit

Producer, author, and composer, educated at NYU. Until 1960, he worked at a New York advertising agency, and then co-founded a film production company in New York. He joined ASCAP in 1963 and collaborated musically with Edward Thomas and James Polack. His popular-song works include "Pinocchio," "...

23. Stan Brakhage

Director | The Loom

Stan Brakhage was born on January 14, 1933 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Robert Sanders. He was a director and cinematographer, known for The Loom (1986), The God of Day Had Gone Down Upon Him (2000) and Persian Series (2001). He was married to Marilyn Jull and Jane Brakhage. He died on March 9,...

24. Clyde Bruckman

Writer | The General

Had been out of work and was pretty much broke when he killed himself. He borrowed Buster Keaton's gun and after eating a meal that he could not pay for, shot himself. There are two stories; One says it was in the restroom of the cafe on Santa Monica Blvd, and the other story states he did it in ...

25. Shawn Christensen

Writer | Curfew

Shawn Christensen graduated from Pratt Institute with a BFA in Illustration and Graphic Design. After graduating, he formed indie rock band Stellastarr* and, while on tour, wrote and sold many screenplays, including Sidney Hall (Fox Searchlight) and Karma Coalition (Warner Bros.). Stellastarr* ...

Curfew (2012) - 1/31/2017

26. Robert Clampett

Director | Thunderbolt the Wondercolt

Born in San Diego, California, the young Robert Clampett was monumentally moved as a child by the film The Lost World (1925), inspiring him to create a sea-serpent sock-puppet that he used in puppet shows to entertain the neighborhood kids. This led him to create a stuffed Mickey Mouse toy, which ...

27. Edward F. Cline

Director | The Boat

Edward "Eddie" Cline began his career in the film business as one of the Keystone Kops. The former vaudevillian appeared sporadically in films as an actor until 1922, but became increasingly active behind the camera as a gagman and scenario writer for Mack Sennett. From 1916 he worked on a steady ...

Cops (1922) - 5/1/2018

28. Richard Condie

Director | The Big Snit

Richard Condie was born in 1942 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is a director and actor, known for The Big Snit (1985), La Salla (1996) and The Cat Came Back (1988).

29. Michael Dudok de Wit

Writer | La tortue rouge

Michael Dudok de Wit was born on July 15, 1953 in Abcoude, Utrecht, Netherlands. He is known for his work on The Red Turtle (2016), The Monk and the Fish (1994) and Father and Daughter (2000).

30. Heinz Dunkhase

Director | Das Programm geht weiter...

Heinz Dunkhase was born on October 12, 1928 in Hamburg, Germany. He was a director and actor, known for Das Programm geht weiter... (1961), Der Schwiegermuttermörder (1963) and Dinner for One (1963). He died on August 3, 1987 in Hamburg, West Germany.

31. Charles Eames

Director | 'Where Did You Go?' 'Out.' 'What Did You Do?' 'Nothing.'

Charles Eames was born on June 17, 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Charles Ormond Eames Jr. He was a director and writer, known for 'Where Did You Go?' 'Out.' 'What Did You Do?' 'Nothing.' (1960), The Lick Observatory (1968) and Diatoms (1969). He was married to Ray Eames and Catherine Woermann...

32. Ray Eames

Director | 'Where Did You Go?' 'Out.' 'What Did You Do?' 'Nothing.'

Ray Eames was born on December 15, 1912 in Sacramento, California, USA as Ray-Bernice Alexandra Kaiser. She was a director and producer, known for 'Where Did You Go?' 'Out.' 'What Did You Do?' 'Nothing.' (1960), Decorator Crab (1969) and The Lick Observatory (1968). She was married to Charles Eames...

33. Ralph Eggleston

Production_designer | Inside Out

Ralph Eggleston was born on October 18, 1965 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. He is known for his work on Inside Out (2015), Monsters, Inc. (2001) and WALL·E (2008).

34. Adam Elliot

Director | Mary and Max

Grew up on a shrimp farm in southern Australia together with two brothers, one sister and two parrots. He discerned his artistic abilities at an early age and spent five years studying photography, painting, pottery etc. In 1996 he began his studies at the Victorian College of the Arts where Uncle ...

35. Robert Enrico

Director | Le vieux fusil

Robert Enrico studied in Toulon and then in Paris where he graduated from Lycée Voltaire. He later enrolled in the famous film school IDHEC where he specialized in editing and directing. Until 1956 he was an active member of the Sorbonne's mediaeval group "Les Théophiliens". From 1956 to 1959 he ...

36. Dave Fleischer

Director | Mr. Bug Goes to Town

Dave Fleischer was born on July 14, 1894 in New York City, New York, USA as David Fleischer. He is known for his work on Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941), In the Good Old Summer Time (1926) and Imagination (1943). He was married to Mae Schwartz and Ida Mae Sharnow. He died on June 25, 1979 in Woodland ...

37. Ernie Fosselius

Actor | Hardware Wars

Ernie Fosselius was born on October 23, 1945 in San Francisco, California, USA as Carl Ernst Fosselius. He is known for his work on Hardware Wars (1978), Porklips Now (1980) and Spaceballs (1987).

38. Friz Freleng

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

Friz Freleng was born Isadore Freleng on August 21, 1906 in Kansas City, Missouri. With no formal training in drawing, his first job as an animator was with United Film Advancement Services in 1924 at the age of 17. The first work Friz is credited with was for Disney Studios where he worked as an ...

40. Clyde Geronimi

Director | Cinderella

Clyde Geronimi was born on June 12, 1901 in Chiavenna, Lombardy, Italy as Clito Enrico Geronimi. He is known for his work on Cinderella (1950), Sleeping Beauty (1959) and Peter Pan (1953). He died on April 24, 1989 in Newport Beach, California, USA.

42. Bob Gimlin

Actor | Man vs Legend

Along with Roger Patterson, Bob Gimlin is best known for his involvement in the Patterson-Gimlin film (a.k.a. Patterson-Gimlin Film (1967)). It is alleged to be genuine footage of a Bigfoot taken on October 20, 1967.

Bigfoot (1967) - 7/16/2019

43. David Hand

Director | Bambi

David Hand was born on January 23, 1900 in Plainfield, New Jersey, USA as David Dodd Hand. He is known for his work on Bambi (1942), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) and Wales (1948). He died on October 11, 1986 in San Luis Obispo, California, USA.

44. William Hanna

Producer | ABC Afterschool Specials

William Hanna was born on July 14, 1910 in Melrose, New Mexico, USA as William Denby Hanna. He was a producer and director, known for ABC Afterschool Specials (1972), The Flintstones (1994) and The Smurfs (1981). He was married to Violet Blanch Wogatzke. He died on March 22, 2001 in North Hollywood...

45. William Heise

Cinematographer | Men Boxing

William Heise was an engineer who was integral in the development of the kinetoscope for Thomas Edison, working with inventor William K.L. Dickson in the development of the device. He later became a cameraman, director and producer responsible for the creation of hundreds of short films.

In 1890, ...

The Kiss (1896) - 7/2/2019

46. Don Hertzfeldt

Animation_department | World of Tomorrow

Don Hertzfeldt was born on August 1, 1976 in Fremont, California, USA as Donald Charles Hertzfeldt. He is known for his work on World of Tomorrow (2015), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2011) and The Simpsons (1989).

47. Byron Howard

Director | Zootopia

Byron Howard was born on December 26, 1968 in Misawa, Japan as Byron P. Howard. He is known for his work on Zootopia (2016), Tangled (2010) and Bolt (2008).

48. John Hubley

Animation_department | Of Stars and Men

John Hubley was born on May 21, 1914 in Marinette, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Of Stars and Men (1962), The Hole (1962) and A Doonesbury Special (1977). He was married to Faith Hubley and Claudia Ross. He died on February 21, 1977 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

The Hole (1962) - 11/12/2019

49. Ub Iwerks

Visual_effects | The Birds

Ub Iwerks worked as a commercial artist in Kansas City in 1919 when he met Walt Disney who was in the same profession. When Disney decided to form an animation company, Ub Iwerks was the first employee he had due to his skill at fast drawing as well as being a personal friend.

When Charles Mintz ...

50. Claude Jutra

Director | Mon oncle Antoine

He finished his medical studies at the age of 22 to please his parents, but he was already developing an attraction to the visual arts and to cinema. As a teenager, he had made two shorts with Michel Brault. In 1953, he wrote a television script. He joined the Office national du film du Canada (...

51. Fyodor Khitruk

Director | Ostrov

Fyodor Khitruk is Soviet and Russian animator, director, screenwriter, teacher, translator. People's Artist of the USSR (1987). Fyodor was born in 1917 in Tver, in 1924 the family moved to Moscow and in 1931 to Stuttgart, Germany where the future animator was engaged in an art and craft school. In ...

52. Ward Kimball

Director | It's Tough to Be a Bird

Ward Kimball joined Disney Studios in 1934 as an animator. He eventually became involved in all aspects of animation production, most notably as the designer of Jiminy Cricket for the film "Pinocchio." He was also responsible for the redesign of Mickey Mouse. Walt Disney recognized Kimball's ...

53. Jack King

Director | Disneyland

Animator/director, best known for his work on 'Buddy' cartoons for Warner Brothers and Donald Duck animations for Disney. Began his career at Bray Studios in 1920. retired 1948.

Cured Duck (1945) - 2/27/2018

54. Jack Kinney

Director | Dumbo

Jack Kinney was born on March 29, 1909 in Utah, USA as Jack Ryan Kinney. He was a director and producer, known for Dumbo (1941), Pinocchio (1940) and The Magical World of Disney (1954). He was married to Eva Jane Sinclair and Virginia Schulte. He died on February 9, 1992 in Glendale, California, ...

55. Del Lord

Director | What Price Vengeance

Del Lord was born on October 7, 1894 in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada. He was a director and producer, known for What Price Vengeance (1937), Barnum Was Right (1929) and Rough, Tough and Ready (1945). He died on March 23, 1970 in Calabasas, California, USA.

56. Louis Lumière

Producer | La Mi-Carême, Char et batailles de confettis

Although no one will ever come up with a definitive answer as to who invented the cinema (probably because no one single person was responsible), Louis Lumière has one of the strongest claims to the title - for it was he (with his brother Auguste) who invented the cinematographe : a machine that ...

57. Hamilton Luske

Director | Cinderella

Hamilton Luske was born on October 16, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Hamilton Somers Luske. He is known for his work on Cinderella (1950), Pinocchio (1940) and Mary Poppins (1964). He was married to Frances Mary Crabb. He died on February 19, 1968 in Bel Air, California, USA.

58. Winsor McCay

Writer | Gertie the Dinosaur

Like many pioneers, the work of 'Winsor McCay' has been largely superseded by successors such as Walt Disney and Max Fleischer but he more than earns a place in film history for being the American cinema's first great cartoon animator. He started out as a newspaper cartoonist, achieving a national ...

59. Adam McKay

Producer | The Other Guys

Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through ...

60. Robert McKimson

Director | Baggy Pants & the Nitwits

Robert McKimson was born on October 13, 1910. He started his career in animation, along with many others, as an artist for Walt Disney's Oswald the Rabbit in 1928. After Disney went to produce Mickey Mouse cartoons, Hugh Harman & Rudolph Ising went to Warner Brothers to direct and co-produce ...

61. Norman McLaren

Producer | Neighbours

Norman McClaren is one of the most awarded filmmakers in the history of Canadian cinema, and a pioneer in both animation and filmmaking. Born in Scotland, he entered the Glasgow School of Fine Arts in 1932 to study set design. His early experiments in animation included actually scratching and ...

63. John Minnis

Writer | Charade

John Minnis is known for his work on Charade (1984), Heavy Metal 2000 (2000) and What's with Andy II (2003).

Charade (1984) - 7/30/2019

65. Georges Méliès

Director | À la conquête du pôle

Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and film director famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema.

Méliès was an especially prolific innovator in the use of special effects, popularizing such techniques as substitution splices, multiple exposures, ...

67. Marv Newland

Director | Anijam

Marv Newland is a director and producer, known for Anijam (1984), CMYK (2011) and Bambi Meets Godzilla (1969).

69. Christopher Nolan

Writer | Dunkirk

Best known for his cerebral, often nonlinear, storytelling, acclaimed writer-director Christopher Nolan was born on July 30, 1970 in London, England. Over the course of 15 years of filmmaking, Nolan has gone from low-budget independent films to working on some of the biggest blockbusters ever made.

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Doodlebug (1997) - 8/6/2019

70. Gaspar Noé

Director | Climax

Gaspar Noé was born on December 27, 1963 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a director and producer, known for Climax (2018), Irreversible (2002) and Enter the Void (2009).

Carne (1991) - 10/29/2019

71. Joe Nussbaum

Director | George Lucas in Love

Joe Nussbaum was born on January 10, 1973 in the USA. He is a director and producer, known for George Lucas in Love (1999), Sydney White (2007) and Awkward. (2011). He has been married to Abby Seik since March 2003.

72. Bob Odenkirk

Actor | Better Call Saul

Robert John Odenkirk was born in Berwyn, Illinois, to Barbara (Baier) and Walter Odenkirk, who worked in printing. His ancestry includes German and Irish. He grew up in Naperville, IL, the second of seven children. He worked as a DJ for WIDB, his college radio station at Southern Illinois ...

73. George Pal

Producer | The War of the Worlds

George Pal was born on February 1, 1908, in Cegled, Austria-Hungary. Later, when he was still a child, his stage-entertainer parents divorced, and he was raised by his grandparents.

In 1928, Pal graduated from the Budapest Academy of Arts with a degree in Architecture and highly developed drawing ...

75. James Parrott

Director | Sous les verrous

Hal Roach hired him in the early 20's as a comedian called Paul Parrott but his talent was as a film director. He was also a good writer turning out many scripts for Laurel and Hardy and directed 22 of their films, more than any other of their directors. His first film with them was the silent ...

76. Roger Patterson

Director | Bigfoot

Roger Patterson was no ordinary filmmaker, he managed to film a shaky 60 second film of a 'Bigfoot' - the creature that the Native Americans call Sasquatch.

Patterson was a well respected rodeo rider. During the 1960s he developed an interest in the Bigfoot an unknown creature seen for years in ...

Bigfoot (1967) - 7/16/2019

77. Aleksandr Petrov

Director | Rusalka

He studied art at VGIK (state institute of cinema and TV). He was a disciple of Yuri Norstein at the Advanced School for screenwriters and directors (Moscow).

After making his first films in Russia, in Canada he adapted the novel The Old Man and the Sea (1999), resulting in a 20-minute animated ...

78. Jan Pinkava

Director | Ratatouille

Jan Pinkava was born on June 21, 1963 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He is a producer and director, known for Ratatouille (2007), Geri's Game (1997) and A Bug's Life (1998). He has been married to Kay Renard since September 1994.

Geri's Game (1997) - 5/29/2018

79. Edwin S. Porter

Director | The White Pearl

In the late 1890s Porter worked as both a projectionist and mechanic, eventually becoming director and cameraman for the Edison Manufacturing Company. Influenced by both the "Brighton school" and the story films of Georges Méliès, Porter went on to make important shorts such as Life of an American ...

80. Arthur Rankin Jr.

Producer | Willy McBean and His Magic Machine

Arthur Rankin Jr. was born on July 19, 1924 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Arthur Gardner Rankin Jr. He was a producer and director, known for Willy McBean and His Magic Machine (1965), The Hobbit (1977) and The Last Dinosaur (1977). He was married to Olga Karlatos. He died on January 30, 2014 in ...

82. Scott Rice

Director | Stories of the Mind

Scott Rice is an award-winning filmmaker and commercial director whose clients include Shell, Subway, MasterCard and Sears. His narrative work holds a staggering film festival record of 300 Official Selections and 85 Awards. Comedy Central, Hulu, Showtime, Blockbuster and PBS have distributed his ...

83. Bill Roberts

Director | Dumbo

Worked as a magazine illustrator in New York, before joining the Disney Organisation in 1932/3. Directed the Rite of Spring segment in Fantasia (1940).

84. William Nicholas Selig

Producer | The Millionaire Baby

Born into a large Bohemian-Polish family in Chicago on March 14, 1864, William N. Selig was one of the true pioneers of the motion picture industry. Though not widely remembered today, his Selig Polyscope Co. was responsible for many landmark events in early cinema. Among these were construction of...

86. Minkie Spiro

Director | Rat Women

Minkie is a Fulbright scholar who graduated with a First Class Honours degree from Central St. Martins School in London. She began her professional life as a photographer, her work being exhibited internationally. She would go on to complete a Masters degree in Film Directing at the Royal College ...

Rat Women (1997) - 8/14/2018

87. Jan Svankmajer

Director | Otesánek

After studying at the Institute of Industrial Arts and the Marionette Faculty of the Prague Academy of Fine Arts in the 1950s, Jan Svankmajer started working as a theatre director, chiefly in association with the Theatre of Masks and the Black Theatre. He first experimented with film-making after ...

88. Jirí Trnka

Director | Bajaja

A graduate of Prague's School of Arts and Crafts, in 1936 he created a puppet theater, which was disbanded after the outbreak of WWII. During the war he designed stage sets and illustrated children's books. In 1945 he set up an animation unit with several collaborators at the Prague film studio; ...

Ruka (1965) - 11/13/2018

89. Jean Vigo

Writer | Zéro de conduite: Jeunes diables au collège

Jean Vigo had bad health since he was a child. Son of anarchist militant Miguel Almareyda, he also never really recovered from his father's mysterious death in jail when he was 12. Abandoned by his mother, he passed from boarding school to boarding school. Aged 23, through meetings with people ...

90. Ben Washam

Animation_department | Horton Hears a Who!

American animator, noted for the crisp, angular style and sleek, fluid movement of his characters. A gent of considerable wit and good humour, Washam made significant contributions to Warner Brothers cartoons under the auspices of Chuck Jones between 1941 and 1963. Two of his trademarks were Bugs ...

91. Jack White

Producer | Lovers' Delight

Jack White was born on March 2, 1897 in Austria-Hungary as Jack Weiss. He was a producer and writer, known for Lovers' Delight (1929), A Pain in the Pullman (1936) and Million Dollar Melody (1933). He was married to Charlotte "Toni" Corsich and Pauline Starke. He died on April 10, 1984 in North ...

92. Jules White

Producer | The Jury Goes Round 'n' Round

Jules White was born on September 17, 1900 in Budapest, Hungary as Jules Weiss. He was a producer and director, known for The Jury Goes Round 'n' Round (1945), Hiss and Yell (1946) and Moron Than Off (1946). He was married to Judith and Margaret. He died on April 30, 1985 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, ...

93. Chuck Workman

Editor | Precious Images

Chuck Workman's theatrical short, "Precious Images," made for the Directors Guild of America, won an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short and has become the most widely shown short in film history. It was recently selected as a landmark film for preservation by the Library of Congress National ...

94. Koji Yamamura

Director | Atama-yama

Koji Yamamura is a director and producer, known for Mount Head (2002), The Old Crocodile (2005) and Muybridge's Strings (2011).

95. Abraham Zapruder

Director | The Zapruder Film - Now on Blu-Ray!

Abraham Zapruder was born on May 15, 1905 in Kowel, Poland, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on The Midnight Show: The Zapruder Film - Now on Blu-Ray! (2010), Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1970) and JFK (1991). He was married to Lillian. He died on August 30, 1970 in Dallas, Texas...

96. Chris 'Casper' Kelly

Writer | Too Many Cooks

Chris "Casper" Kelly is an American writer, television director, and producer best known as the co-creator of the Adult Swim live action series "Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell" and the Adult Swim animated series "Stroker and Hoop". He has also written for "Squidbillies"; "Harvey Birdman: ...

97. Chris Stenner

Visual_effects | Das Rad

Chris Stenner is known for his work on Rocks (2001), Ad Astra (2019) and Super 8 (2011).

Das Rad (2001) - 10/1/2019

Das Rad (2001) - 10/1/2019

99. Heidi Wittlinger

Animation_department | Das Rad

Graduated at Otto-Hahn-Gymnasium Nagold

Das Rad (2001) - 10/1/2019

100. Forugh Farrokhzad

Editor | Khaneh siah ast

Farugh Farrokhzad was primarily a poet. Indeed, she is regarded as one of the most important poets of the twentieth century in Iran, which has a millennium of poetic tradition behind it. Although she only made one film, the 22 minute so-called documentary "The House is Black", this work is ...



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