|Years active||1918-1982 (film)|
Willy Faktorovitch was a cinematographer.  There is some doubt over the year and place of his birth, possibly in Ukraine which was then part of the Russian Empire. He spent his entire career working in the French film industry.
Willy Burkhard was a Swiss composer and academic teacher, influential in both capacities. He taught music theory at the Berne Conservatory and the Zürich Conservatory. His works include an opera, oratorios, cantatas, and many instrumental genres from piano pieces to symphonies.
Elvera Sanchez was an American dancer and the mother of Sammy Davis Jr.
The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, formerly called the Royale Theatre and the John Golden Theatre, is a Broadway theatre located at 242 West 45th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Ricardo Cortez was an American film actor and director. He was also credited as Jack Crane early in his acting career.
The Norwegian Society of Pediatricians is the Norwegian association of pediatricians.
Willy Fritsch was a German theater and film actor, a popular leading man and character actor from the silent-film era to the early 1960s.
Norway competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 70 competitors, 68 men and 2 women, took part in 43 events in 12 sports.
Jacob Walter Ruben was an American screenwriter, film director and producer. He wrote for 35 films between 1926 and 1942. He also directed 19 films between 1931 and 1940. His great-grandson is actor Hutch Dano. He was born in New York City and died in Hollywood. He is interred at Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Willy Schmidt-Gentner was one of the most successful German composers of film music in the history of German-language cinema. He moved to Vienna in 1933. At his most productive, he scored up to 10 films a year, including numerous classics and masterpieces of the German and Austrian cinema.
The Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports is the umbrella organization for sport in Norway. It is the largest volunteering organization in Norway, with more than 2 million members and 12,000 sports clubs in 19 region confederations and 54 national federations. The current president is Berit Kjøll.
Hans Steinhoff was a German film director, best known for the propaganda films he made in the Nazi era.
Bruno Mondi was a German cameraman and director of photography.
Charles Willy Kayser was a German film actor.
Willy Goldberger was a German-Spanish cinematographer. On some Spanish films he is credited as Guillermo Goldberger.
Karl Puth (1891–1955) was a German cinematographer.
Artur Guttmann was an Austrian-Jewish film score composer.
Lothar Stark (1876–1944) was a German film producer. Stark was originally a journalist, but was brought into the film industry by the tycoon Paul Davidson. Stark worked as a distributor and worked then as an independent producer during the Weimar Republic, founding his own company Lothar Stark-Film. Following the Nazi takeover in 1933, he faced increasing difficulties. In 1933 when evidence of his Jewish background was discovered, Stark went into exile in Copenhagen. Later he also went to London. He tried to produce new films there, but was unable to secure funding. Then he returned to Denmark, which was then invaded by Germany in 1940. In 1943 Stark, along with the majority of the Danish Jewish population, managed to escape to Sweden.
Events in the year 1999 in Germany.
Willy Schiller was a German art director. In the later part of his career he worked for DEFA, the East German state-controlled film studio.