Marie Dorval

French Romantic actor born in 1798. Known for alleged lesbian relationship with the writer George Sand.

Marlene Dietrich

German American actor & singer who starred in classic Hollywood films incl. Morocco, Shanghai Express, & Desire.

Mary Tyler Moore

American actor, producer, & social advocate known for her TV sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Ruth Chatterton

American stage, film, & TV actor, aviatrix, & novelist born in 1892.


French model & actor born in 1928. Known for her comedic roles in The Pink Panther & What’s New Pussycat?.

Sophie Tucker

Russian-American singer, actor, & entertainer born in 1886. Known as “The Last of the Red-Hot Mamas”.

Lillian Russell

American actress & singer born in 1860. One of the most famous of the late 19th & early 20th centuries.

Geraldine Page

American actor born in 1924 & known for films incl. Hondo, You’re a Big Boy Now, and Pete ‘n’ Tillie.

Odette Joyeux

French actor, playwright, & novelist born in 1914. One of the most popular French actors of the 1940s.


French singer & actress born in 1889. Enjoyed success in France, London, & on Broadway in the United States.