All people watch movies - some from time to time, and some are ardent film fans and never miss a premiere, but nobody is immune from this phenomenon. But what do we know about this art, which in fact did not exist a hundred years ago? Who was behind the cinema's origin? Who pursued its development, thanks to whom the movies became as we know them today? Of course we are primarily talking about the actors, and we will tell you about them in this book - all the stars, from Charlie Chaplin and Marlene Dietrich to Al Pacino and Demi Moore.