Tag: May 2

Catherine the Great

(1729–1796) born Princess Sophie Friederike Auguste of Anhalt-Zerbst Catherine II, Empress of Russia (1762–1796) Works commissioned by her: Reynolds, Joshua (1723-1792) The Infant Hercules c.1785–1789 Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton   Born May 2 1729 Szczecin (Poland) Died November 17 1796 Saint…

Evelyn De Morgan

(1855–1919) Evelyn De Morgan, née Mary Evelyn Pickering The artist’s works: Cadmus and Harmonia 1877 De Morgan Collection The Angel of Death I 1880 De Morgan Collection The Little Sea Maid 1880–1888 De Morgan Collection Love’s Passing 1883–1884 De Morgan…

Alfred de Musset

(1810–1857) Louis Charles Alfred de Musset-Pathay Works: • Alfred de Musset et George Sand dessins (French) • Gamiani, ou Une nuit d’excès (French) • Œuvres complètes de Alfred de Musset — Tome 3 (French) • Œuvres complètes de Alfred de…

Edma Morisot

(1839–1921) Marie Edma Caroline Morisot-Pontillon The artist’s works: Berthe Morisot c.1865 Private collection Edma in Art: Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) La soeur de l’artiste à la fenêtre 1869 National Gallery of Art, Washington     Morisot, Berthe (1841-1895) Portrait de Madame Edma…

George Pal

(1908–1980) György Pál Marczincsak Filmography as Director: The Time Machine 1960 Director: George Pal Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young   Born February 1 1908 Cegléd (Hungary) Died May 2 1980 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Occupation Film director Producer Award Academy Honorary Award

Wojciech Pszoniak

(1942–2020) Filmography as Actor: Danton 1983 Director: Andrzej Wajda Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Wojciech Pszoniak   Born May 2 1942 Lwów, Poland, now Lviv (Ukraine) Died October 19 2020 Warsaw (Poland) Occupation Actor

Bing Crosby

(1903–1977) Harry Lillis Crosby Jr. Filmography as Actor: High Society 1956 Director: Charles Walters Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly   Born May 2 1903 Tacoma, WA (USA) Died October 14 1977 Madrid (España) Cause of death Heart Failure Occupation Actor Singer Awards Academy Award…

Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

(1918–2014) Filmography as Actor: Wait Until Dark 1967 Director: Terence Young Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin   Born November 30 1918 New York, NY (USA) Died May 2 2014 Solvang, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Awards Golden Globe Hollywood Walk of Fame

Lynn Redgrave

(1943–2010) Lynn Rachel Redgrave, OBE Filmography as Actress: Tom Jones 1963 Director: Tony Richardson Starring: Albert Finney, Susannah York   Born March 8 1943 Marylebone, London (England) Died May 2 2010 Kent, CT (USA) Cause of death Cancer (breast) Father Michael Redgrave (1908-1985) Mother Rachel Kempson…

Elizabeth Berridge

(1962) Filmography as Actress: Amadeus 1984 Director: Miloš Forman Cast: Tom Hulce, F. Murray Abraham   Born May 2 1962 New Rochelle, NY (USA) Occupation Actress