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I dont know if anyone already said this, but i think it would be great to have a list of all te actors/producers and directors ordered by name (like the "top 250 movies" or something like that). Anyway, great job with this site!
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There are over five million people listed on IMDb, so it'd be quite a list to list all of them. Since people can't be rated, there really would be no way to create a "top 250"

But, you can create lists using different criteria using "advanced Search."

http://www.imdb.com/search/name

This function can be found by changing the "all" at the right of the search box to "advanced search," then choosing "advanced name search."
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Adding to what bluesmanSF wrote:

You can use the Advance Name Search to search for people born between the year 0000 and 2013 and for people who do not have a birth date specified.

Most Popular People Born Between ???? and 2013
308,757 names
http://www.imdb.com/search/name?birth...

Most Popular People whose birth date is not entered
4,925,353 names
http://www.imdb.com/search/name?!birt...

Both of these lists are sorted by IMDb's STARmeter, which is there measure of how many times uses have searched for a specific name. The STARmeter metric is a surrogate measure of popularity.
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I like the sort by height option:
http://www.imdb.com/search/name?!birt...

There are two people shorter than Wilson the Volleyball.

Sorting the other way is... odd:
http://www.imdb.com/search/name?!birt...

Shows David Bellarosa might need merging and a tape measure as he is the same height as Robert Pershing Wadlow, which might have been noted somewhere else (see also Jack Douglass, Cethan Leahy, David Arvedon and whoever Craig Koenekoop is). Oddly Ed Wolff isn't on there, then again a lot of the tallest folks on my giants of horror are missing too:
http://www.imdb.com/list/CV2_CvXa-Sg/
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Talking about odd, Emperor, the following is not safe for work. The first two names on the list are probably bogus.
Least Popular People whose birth date is not entered
http://www.imdb.com/search/name?!birt...
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While nothing would surprise me, one of those is a little too on the nose for the 1920s:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1511635/
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I laughed at that one, but didn't see the years...wow!
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Actually looking it over, I am almost convinced it is a mucky early porno, although the message board says NO!! but then other people drop in to say YES!!!

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0289630/b...

A quick Google brings up these books:
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=rd...
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=OM...
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=nl...