• Ernest Alexander

    1870 - 1934

    Ernest Alexander (1870 - 1934)

    Major General Ernest Wright Alexander VC CB CMG (2 October 1870 – 25 August 1934) was by birth an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.  Alexander was trained at the Royal Military […]

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  • Ernest Borgnine

    1917 - 2012

    Ernest Borgnine (1917 - 2012)

    Ernest Borgnine Film and television actor Ernest Borgnine, who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a lovelorn butcher in 1955’s “Marty,” has died at age 95, his manager said Sunday. The thick-set, gap-toothed Borgnine built a reputation for playing heavies in early films like “From Here to Eternity” and “Bad Day at Black […]

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  • Ernest Clark

    1912 - 1994

    Ernest Clark (1912 - 1994)

    Clark was the son of a master builder in Maida Vale, and was educated nearby at St Marylebone Grammar School. After leaving school he became a reporter on a local newspaper in Croydon. He had always wanted to be an actor and when offered a job with the local rep, he took it and apart […]

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  • Ernest Lehman

    1915 - 2005

    Ernest Lehman (1915 - 2005)

    Ernest Lehman was born to a Jewish family in New York City, the son of Gertrude (Thorn) and Paul E. Lehman. He was from a wealthy Jewish Long Island family whose fortunes were seriously affected by the Great Depression. Upon his graduation from College of the City of New York (The City College of New […]

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  • Ernest Sternglass

    1923 - 2015

    Ernest Sternglass (1923 - 2015)

    Both of his parents were physicians. When Ernest was fourteen, the Sternglass family left Germany in 1938 to avoid the fascist regime. He completed high school at the age of sixteen, then entered Cornell, registering for an engineering program.  Financial difficulties encountered by his family forced him to leave school for a year. By the […]

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  • Ernest Stoneman

    1893 - 1968

    Ernest Stoneman (1893 - 1968)

    Ernest Stoneman Ernest “Pop” Stoneman was one of the first, and most popular, early country artists. He was born in Carroll Country, Virginia and raised by his father and three cousins, who taught him traditional Blue Ridge Mountain songs. He married as a young man and, when not working various odd jobs, played music for […]

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  • Ernest Tubb

    1914 - 1984

    Ernest Tubb (1914 - 1984)

    Tubb was born on a cotton farm near Crisp, in Ellis County, Texas (now a ghost town). His father was a sharecropper, so Tubb spent his youth working on farms throughout the state. He was inspired by Jimmie Rodgers and spent his spare time learning to sing, yodel, and play the guitar. At age 19, he took a job as a singer on San Antonio radio […]

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  • Ernesto Alonso

    1917 - 2007

    Ernesto Alonso (1917 - 2007)

    Ernesto began his career as an uncredited extra in La Zandunga (1938), a movie starring Lupe Vélez. He then appeared in 1939’s “Papacito Lindo”. His popularity grew as he starred in many films of the 1940s, including “La Gallina Culeca”, “Historia de una gran Amor”, “El Padre Morelas”, “El Jorobado”, “La Corte del Faraon”, “Marina”, […]

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  • Ernie Anderson

    1923 - 1997

    Ernie Anderson (1923 - 1997)

    Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, Anderson planned to go to law school but was instead drafted into the U.S. Navy during World War II. In an interview, his son Paul Thomas Anderson spoke of his military service: “He (Ernie) was in the Navy stationed mainly in Guam. I don’t think he did any fighting. I think […]

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  • Ernie Ladd

    1938 - 2007

    Ernie Ladd (1938 - 2007)

    Ernie Ladd Ladd started wrestling in 1961. As a publicity stunt, some wrestlers in the San Diego area challenged Ladd to a private wrestling workout. Before long, Ladd was a part-time competitor in Los Angeles, during football’s off-season. Ladd became a huge draw in short order. When knee problems cut his football career short, Ladd […]

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  • Esma Cannon

    1905 - 1972

    Esma Cannon (1905 - 1972)

    Her film début was an uncredited part in The Man Behind the Mask (1936); she was first credited as Polly Shepherd in The Last Adventurers (1937), and she appeared in 64 films over the next 26 years. She had small parts in three early Powell and Pressburger films: The Spy in Black (1939), Contraband (1940) […]

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  • Estée Lauder

    1908 - 2004

    Estée Lauder (1908 - 2004)

    Lauder was born Josephine Esther Mentzer in Corona, Queens in 1906, the second child born to Rose Schotz Rosenthal and Max Mentzer. Her mother was French Catholic on her maternal side and Hungarian Jewish on her father’s side. Rose emigrated from Hungary to the United States in 1898 with her five children to join her […]

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  • Estelle Getty

    1923 - 2008

    Estelle Getty (1923 - 2008)

    Getty was born Estelle Scher in New York City, the daughter of Sarah and Charles Scher, Polish immigrants of the Jewish faith. They worked in the glass business. She had a sister, Roz, and a brother, David. Getty got her start in the Yiddish theater and also as a comedian in the Catskills borscht belt […]

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  • Esther Dale

    1885 - 1961

    Esther Dale (1885 - 1961)

    She attended Leland and Gray Seminary in Townsend, Vermont. In Berlin, Germany, she studied music and enjoyed a successful career as a singer of lieder on the concert stage.  In America, she transferred to the acting stage and cultivated a career as an actress in summer stock. She starred in Carrie Nation on Broadway in […]

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  • Esther Ralston

    1902 - 1994

    Esther Ralston (1902 - 1994)

    Ralston was born Esther Worth in Bar Harbor, Maine. She was the older sister of Howard Ralston who also appeared in silent pictures but never achieved the stardom of his sister. She began her career as a child actress in a family vaudeville act which was billed as “The Ralston Family with Baby Esther, America’s […]

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  • Esther Rolle

    1920 - 1998

    Esther Rolle (1920 - 1998)

    Esther Rolle She is best known for her role as Florida Evans, a no-nonsense wife and mother on the CBS television sitcom Maude for two seasons (1972-1974) and its spin-off series Good Times for five seasons Rolle is best known for her television role as Florida Evans, the character she played on two 1970s sitcoms. […]

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  • Esther Williams

    1921 - 2013

    Esther Williams (1921 - 2013)

    Esther Williams Born in Inglewood, California, on August 8, 1921, Williams was the fifth and youngest child of Louis Stanton Williams (January 19, 1886 – June 10, 1968) and Bula Myrtle (née Gilpin; October 8, 1885 – December 29, 1971). Louis Williams was a sign painter and Bula Myrtle Williams was a psychologist. The two […]

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  • Ethan Nathan Allen

    1904 - 1993

    Ethan Nathan Allen (1904 - 1993)

    Ethan Nathan Allen (January 1, 1904 – September 15, 1993) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball from 1926 to 1938. He played for the Cincinnati Reds (1926–30), New York Giants (1930–32), St. Louis Cardinals (1932–33), Philadelphia Phillies (1934–36), Chicago Cubs (1936), and St. Louis Browns (1936–38).  Born in Cincinnati, Ohio and an […]

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  • Ethel Barrymore

    1879 - 1959

    Ethel Barrymore (1879 - 1959)

    Actress. In the first half of the 20th Century, Ethel Barrymore and her brothers Lionel and John were probably the most famous family of actors in the English-speaking world. She was a legend on the New York and London stage for over 40 years. Her aristocratic poise and distinguished career earned her the sobriquet, “The […]

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  • Ethel Waters

    1896 - 1977

    Ethel Waters (1896 - 1977)

    Ethel Waters was born in Chester, Pennsylvania, on October 31, 1896, as a result of the rape of her teenaged mother, Louise Anderson (believed to have been 13 years old at the time, although some sources indicate she may have been slightly older), by John Waters, a pianist and family acquaintance from a mixed-race middle-class […]

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  • Etta James

    1938 - 2012

    Etta James (1938 - 2012)

    Etta James Jamesetta Hawkins was born on January 25, 1938, in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Hawkins, who was only 14 at the time. Her father has never been identified. James speculated that he was the pool player Rudolf “Minnesota Fats” Wanderone, and met him briefly in 1987. Due to her mother’s frequent absences from […]

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  • Eugene C. Patterson

    1923 - 2013

    Eugene C. Patterson (1923 - 2013)

    Patterson was born in Valdosta, Georgia, to a bank cashier and a schoolteacher. After the bank at which his father worked was closed in the course of the Great Depression, the family moved to a small farm near Adel, Georgia. The house had no running water or electricity, and was heated only by the fireplace. […]

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  • Eugene Roche

    1928 - 2004

    Eugene Roche (1928 - 2004)

    Roche was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Mary M. (née Finnegan) and Robert F. Roche, who was at the time serving in the U.S. Navy. He served in the United States Army after graduating high school. He married Marjory Perkins in 1953; the couple had nine children, including actors Eamonn, Liam Chad, […]

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  • Eugenie Leontovich

    1900 - 1993

    Eugenie Leontovich (1900 - 1993)

    Born in Podolsk, she studied at Moscow’s Imperial School of Dramatic Art, and then under Meyerhold at the Moscow Art Theatre, which she subsequently joined. As the daughter of an officer in the Russian Imperial Army, Eugenie Leontovich suffered greatly during the Revolution. Her three brothers (who were Army officers like their father) were murdered […]

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  • Eunice W. Johnson

    1916 - 2010

    Eunice W. Johnson (1916 - 2010)

    Born Eunice Walker on April 4, 1916, in Selma, Alabama, she graduated with a degree in sociology from Talladega College in 1938. During her matriculation at college Eunice joined Delta Sigma Theta.  Together with her husband, she established The Negro Digest in 1942, a magazine styled after Reader’s Digest. The rapid growth of their first […]

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  • Eva Gabor

    1919 - 1995

    Eva Gabor (1919 - 1995)

    Born in Budapest to a Hungarian Jewish mother and a Hungarian father, Eva Gabor was the youngest of three daughters of Vilmos Gábor (1884–1962), a soldier, and his wife Jolie (1896–1997), a jeweler. She was the first of the sisters to emigrate to the United States, with her first husband, a Swedish osteopath, Dr. Eric […]

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  • Eva Peron

    1919 - 1952

    Eva Peron (1919 - 1952)

    Eva Peron María Eva Duarte de Perón (7 May 1919 – 26 July 1952) was the second wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and served as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952. She is usually referred to as Eva Perón, or by the affectionate Spanish language diminutive Evita. […]

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  • Eva Rausing

    1964 - 2012

    Eva Rausing (1964 - 2012)

    She was born Eva Louise Kemeny, a daughter of Tom Kemeny, a PepsiCo executive. In 2008, Rausing and her husband faced drugs charges after she was caught trying to smuggle drugs into the US embassy in London, and hard drugs were subsequently found at their home. She was eventually cautioned by the police.  Rausing was […]

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  • Eve Arden

    1908 - 1990

    Eve Arden (1908 - 1990)

    Actress. Born Eunice Quedens in Mill Valley, California to Lucille and Charles Peter Quedens. She left high school at 16 and joined a stock theater company. She appeared in a few films under her real name. Her Broadway debut came in 1934, when she was cast in the stage play “Ziegfeld Follies,” before entering radio […]

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  • Eve Arnold

    1912 - 2012

    Eve Arnold (1912 - 2012)

    Eve Arnold was born Eve Cohen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the middle of nine children born to immigrant Russian-Jewish parents, William Cohen (born Velvel Sklarski), a rabbi, and his wife, Bessie (Bosya Laschiner). Her interest in photography began in 1946 while working in a New York City photo-finishing plant. Over six weeks in 1948, she learned […]

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