Edward Dryhurst

Credits: It's Never Too Late BIRTHDATE| 11/30/1904

Feodor Chaliapin Jr.

Son and namesake of the internationally renowned operatic bass, Chaliapin moved to Hollywood from Paris to get out from under his father's shadow and began playing bit parts in silent films. He carved a niche for himself as a reliable character actor, one of his finest moments being his death in the arms of Gary Cooper at the start of "For Whom the Bell Tolls" (1943).<p>After WWII Chaliapin...

Grigori Kozintsev

An important figure in post-revolutionary art circles, Kozintsev was one of several co-founders--including his future partner Leonid Trauberg--of the influential, experimental theater group, FEX (Factory of the Eccentric Actor). A few years after its foundation in 1921 FEX turned its attention to filmmaking, bringing its eclectic, bombastic style to the screen with the medium-length "The...
Credits: King Lear, King Lear, Hamlet, Hamlet, Don Quixote BIRTHDATE| 11/30/1904

Hal Pereira

One of Hollywood's most distinguished art directors. Pereira began his career designing film theaters in Chicago, moved to the West Coast in 1942 and was made supervising art director at Paramount in 1950--a post he held for 18 years. Pereira worked on over 150 films and received 23 Academy nominations, each earned with at least one collaborator.