Born 1911-1933 still among us

by cgay | created - 10 Feb 2011 | updated - 19 hours ago | Public

1. Yutaka Sada

Actor | Yôjinbô

Yutaka Sada was born on March 30, 1911 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor, known for Yojimbo (1961), The Hidden Fortress (1958) and Throne of Blood (1957).

2. Mary Carlisle

Actress | Tip-Off Girls

She was the standard prototype of the porcelain-pretty collegiate and starry-eyed romantic interest in a host of Depression-era films and although her name may not ring a bell to most, Mary Carlisle enjoyed a fairly solid decade in the cinematic limelight. The Boston-born, blue-eyed blonde was ...

3. Norman Lloyd

Actor | Dead Poets Society

Norman Lloyd was born Norman Perlmutter in Jersey City, New Jersey, to Sadie (Horowitz), a housewife and singer, and Max Perlmutter, a furniture store manager. His family was Jewish (from Hungary and Russia). He began his acting career in the theater, first "treading the boards" at Eva Le Gallienne...

4. Patricia Morison

Actress | Dressed to Kill

Woefully misused while in her prime screen years at Paramount during the late '30s and '40s, Patricia Morison, lovely and exotic with Rapunzel-like long, dark hair, nevertheless became a star in her own right -- as a supremely talented diva on the singing stage. Born on March 19, 1915, in New York ...

5. Beverly Cleary

Writer | Ramona and Beezus

Beverly Cleary was born on April 12, 1916 in McMinnville, Oregon, USA as Beverly Atlee Bunn. She is a writer, known for Ramona and Beezus (2010), Mouse on a Motorcycle (1995) and Ramona (1988). She was previously married to Clarence Cleary.

6. Olivia de Havilland

Actress | The Heiress

Olivia Mary de Havilland was born July 1, 1916, in Tokyo, Japan, to British parents Lilian Augusta (Ruse), a former actress, and Walter Augustus de Havilland, an English professor and patent attorney. Her sister, Joan, later to become famous as Joan Fontaine, was born the following year. Her ...

7. Kirk Douglas

Actor | Spartacus

Cleft-chinned, steely-eyed and virile star of international cinema who rose from being "the ragman's son" (the name of his best-selling 1988 autobiography) to become a bona fide superstar, Kirk Douglas, also known as Issur Danielovitch Demsky, was born on December 9, 1916 in Amsterdam, New York. ...

8. Vera Lynn

Soundtrack | Hellboy

Vera Lynn was born on March 20, 1917 in East Ham, London, England as Vera Margaret Welch. She was previously married to Harry Lewis.

9. Earl Cameron

Actor | Inception

Earl Cameron was born on August 8, 1917 in Pembroke, Bermuda. He is an actor, known for Inception (2010), The Interpreter (2005) and Thunderball (1965). He has been married to Barbara Cameron since September 20, 1994. He was previously married to Audrey Cameron.

10. Marsha Hunt

Actress | Pride and Prejudice

Stardom somehow eluded this vastly gifted actress. Had it not perhaps been for her low-level profile compounded by her McCarthy-era blacklisting in the early 1950s, there is no telling what higher tier Marsha Hunt might have attained. Perhaps her work was not flashy enough, or too subdued, or ...

11. Suzy Delair

Actress | L'assassin habite... au 21

Prototype of the sexy cheeky French lady, Suzy Delair was discovered by Henri-Georges Clouzot, who became her companion and gave her two memorable roles : Mila Malou, inspector Wens' unbearable girlfriend in two films, Le dernier des six (1941), which he wrote, and L'assassin habite... au 21 (1942),...

12. Helen Hughes

Actress | Tommy Boy

Helen Hughes was born on January 8, 1918 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. She is an actress, known for Tommy Boy (1995), Billy Madison (1995) and Martha, Ruth & Edie (1988).

13. Fay McKenzie

Actress | The Party

Fay McKenzie was born into a show business family where she was the youngest of two sisters and an actress cousin, and made her screen debut at only ten weeks old in Station Content (1918) in which she was carried in the arms of Gloria Swanson. Her parents, Bob and Eva were already veteran ...

14. Murray Westgate

Actor | Happy Birthday to Me

Murray Westgate was born on April 16, 1918 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. He is an actor, known for Happy Birthday to Me (1981), Blue City Slammers (1988) and Encounter (1952).

15. Ivy Bethune

Actress | Back to the Future

Ivy Bethune was born on June 1, 1918 in Sevastopol, Russia as Ivy Vigder. She is an actress, known for Back to the Future (1985), Get Smart (2008) and Will to Die (1971). She was previously married to Stuart Lancaster and William Charles Bethune.

16. Baby Peggy

Actress | Helen's Babies

Silent moppet star Jackie Coogan, immortalized as Charles Chaplin's The Kid (1921), had only one screen rival during the early 1920s, and that was none other than Baby Peggy. She was "discovered" while visiting the Century Studios lot on Sunset Boulevard with her mother when she was a mere 19-...

17. Caren Marsh

Actress | Secrets of a Sorority Girl

She began her career as a radio actress and professional dancer in 1937 shortly after her graduation from Hollywood High School. In 1939 she was signed under contract to MGM Studios and appeared as a dance stand in for Judy Garland in 'The Wizard of Oz' (1939). She later became a free lance actress...

18. Nehemiah Persoff

Actor | An American Tail

Born in 1919 (some sources say 1920) in Jerusalem, Nehemiah Persoff immigrated with his family to America in 1929.

Following schooling at the Hebrew Technical Institute of New York, he found a job as a subway electrician doing signal maintenance until an interest in the theater altered the direction...

19. Grace Albertson

Actress | Arson Squad

Grace Albertson was born on August 4, 1919 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA as Mary Grace Gillern. She is an actress, known for Arson Squad (1945), Unmasked (1950) and Mannix (1967). She was previously married to Robert E. Meredith and Frank Albertson.

20. Walter Bernstein

Writer | The Front

Blacklisted writer in the 50s, a victim of the HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee), he still continued to write under pseudonyms as did many other blacklisted writers such as Ring Lardner Jr. and Dalton Trumbo, and his biggest contribution during that time was probably his writing work ...

21. Marge Champion

Actress | The Party

One of the great dancer and choreographers in both movies and stage, Marge Champion is best known today as the former wife of Gower Champion, when they worked together as a highly successfully dancing team in the MGM musical years. After retiring from movies, Champion now works as a dance teacher ...

22. Alfie Scopp

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Alfie Scopp was born on September 15, 1919 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) and Howdy Doody (1954).

23. Jerry Maren

Actor | Dahmer vs. Gacy

He took dancing lessons when he was young and aspired to be an actor. In November 1938, standing just three foot four, he met up with the Oz-bound group of little people in New York and went by bus to California. There he was chosen to be the Munchkin who hands Dorothy a welcoming lollipop.

24. Michael Anderson

Director | Logan's Run

Michael Anderson was born on January 30, 1920 in London, England as Michael Joseph Anderson. He is a director and assistant director, known for Logan's Run (1976), The Wreck of the Mary Deare (1959) and Around the World in 80 Days (1956). He has been married to Adrienne Ellis since May 25, 1977. He...

25. Lewis Gilbert

Director | Alfie

Lewis Gilbert was born on March 6, 1920 in London, England. He is a director and writer, known for Alfie (1966), Haunted (1995) and Educating Rita (1983). He was previously married to Hylda Tafler.

26. Don Kennedy

Actor | The Stunt Man

Don Kennedy was born on June 8, 1920 as Donald Kennedy. He is an actor, known for The Stunt Man (1980), You Are There (1953) and Messenger of Death (1988).

27. Sergio Mendizábal

Actor | Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo

Sergio Mendizábal was born on July 3, 1920 in San Sebastián, Spain. He is an actor, known for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966), For a Few Dollars More (1965) and Man on the Spying Trapeze (1966).

28. Noah Keen

Actor | Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Noah Keen was born on October 10, 1920 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Isadore Keen. He is an actor and director, known for Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973), The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) and Tom Sawyer (1973). He is married to Gerrianne Raphael. He was previously married to Barbara Corday.

29. Nanette Fabray

Actress | Harper Valley P.T.A.

A sparkling, entertaining, highly energetic presence ever since her early days (from age 4) as a singing and tap dancing child vaudevillian, Nanette Fabray (born Ruby Fabares in San Diego) was once billed as "Baby Nanette" and working with the top headliners of the era, notably Ben Turpin, in the ...

30. Kate Murtagh

Actress | Farewell, My Lovely

Kate Murtagh was born on October 29, 1920 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Kate Ellen Murtagh. She is an actress, known for Farewell, My Lovely (1975), The Car (1977) and Doctor Detroit (1983).

31. Holly Harris

Actress | Once Upon a Tune

Holly Harris was born on December 27, 1920 in St. Charles, Illinois, USA as Holly May Harris. She is an actress, known for Once Upon a Tune (1951), Act of Vengeance (1974) and Dogs (1976).

32. Herbert Ellis

Actor | The Party

Herbert Ellis was born on January 17, 1921 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Herbert Siegel. He is an actor, known for The Party (1968), The Killing (1956) and Peter Gunn (1958). He is married to Sylvia Siegel. They have two children.

33. Carol Channing

Actress | Thoroughly Modern Millie

Carol Channing was born January 31, 1921, at Seattle, Washington, the daughter of a prominent newspaper editor, who was very active in the Christian Science movement. She attended high school in San Francisco and later worked as a model in Los Angeles. She attended prestigious Bennington College in...

34. Hugh Downs

Self | Live from Lincoln Center

Hugh Downs was born on February 14, 1921 in Akron, Ohio, USA as Hugh Malcolm Downs. He is an actor and producer, known for Live from Lincoln Center (1976), Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) and Concentration (1958). He was previously married to Ruth Shaheen.

35. Jack Rader

Actor | The Blob

Jack Rader was born on February 23, 1921 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor, known for The Blob (1988), Outbreak (1995) and Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988).

36. Josip Elic

Actor | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Josip Elic was born on March 10, 1921 in Butte, Montana, USA. He is an actor, known for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Black Rain (1989) and The Producers (1967).

37. Geoffrey Chater

Actor | Gandhi

An English actor born in 1921. He starred in both film and television projects. His television credits include appearances in The Champions, Dad's Army, Callan, Mapp and Lucia, Heartbeat, Foyle's War, One Foot in the Grave (1990), The Thin Blue Line (1995) and Midsomer Murders (1997).

The very image...

38. Bill Butler

Camera_department | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Bill Butler was born on April 7, 1921 in Cripple Creek, Colorado, USA as Wilmer C. Butler. He is known for his work on One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Grease (1978) and The Conversation (1974). He has been married to Iris Butler since May 28, 1984. They have two children. He was previously ...

39. Wally Campo

Actor | The Little Shop of Horrors

Wally Campo was born on June 22, 1921 in Alameda, California, USA. He is an actor and director, known for The Little Shop of Horrors (1960), Tales of Terror (1962) and Mark of the Gun (1969).

40. Muriel Pavlow

Actress | Murder She Said

Lovely, delicate-looking actress Muriel Pavlow belongs firmly to the British cinema of the 1950s and often provided a nice counterbalance to the hectic goings-on in many comedies. Born in 1921 in Leigh, Kent, England, she was a dominant stage actress despite her petite frame and made her theatrical...

41. Bob Gravage

Actor | Earthquake

Bob Gravage was born on July 25, 1921 in Kern, California, USA. He is an actor, known for Earthquake (1974), Gunsmoke (1955) and The Undefeated (1969).

42. Walter Mirisch

Producer | In the Heat of the Night

Walter Mirisch and brothers Marvin Mirisch and Harold Mirisch were one of the most successful producing teams in Hollywood history. Their Mirisch Company produced such diverse hits as Some Like It Hot (1959), The Magnificent Seven (1960), West Side Story (1961), The Great Escape (1963), The Pink ...

43. Tom Felleghy

Actor | L'età di Cosimo de Medici

Tom Felleghy was born on November 26, 1921 in Budapest, Hungary as Tamás Fellegi. He is an actor and producer, known for The Age of the Medici (1972), Nana (1983) and Escape from the Bronx (1983). He was previously married to Liane Ger.

44. Betty White

Actress | The Proposal

Betty White was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Christine Tess (Cachikis), a homemaker, and Horace Logan White, a lighting company executive. She is of Danish, Greek, English, and Welsh descent.

Although best known as the devious Sue Ann Nivens on the classic sitcom Mary Tyler Moore (1970) and the ...

45. Ray Anthony

Soundtrack | Sixteen Candles

Ray Anthony (real name Raymond Antonini) was born in Bentleyville, PA, on Jan. 20, 1922. His family moved to Cleveland, where he spent most of his early life. There he studied trumpet with his father. From 1940-1941 he played in Glenn Miller and His Orchestra. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1942 and...

46. William Phipps

Actor | The War of the Worlds

In the early days of 1950s science-fiction, one of the first people to become identified with the genre was actor William Phipps. Aside from furnishing the voice of Prince Charming in Disney's cartoon classic Cinderella (1950), Phipps also hid his boyish face beneath a beard as the star of Arch ...

47. Carl Reiner

Actor | Ocean's Eleven

Carl Reiner is a legend of American comedy, having achieved great success as a comic actor, a director, producer and recording artist. He has won nine Emmy Awards, three as an actor, three as a writer and two as a producer. He also won a Grammy Award for his "2,000 Year Old Man" album, based on his...

48. Marty Allen

Actor | Night Gallery

Marty Allen was born on March 23, 1922 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Morton David Alpern. He is an actor, known for Night Gallery (1969), The Naked Face (1984) and The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (1989). He has been married to Karon Kate Blackwell since June 17, 1984. He was previously ...

49. Doris Day

Soundtrack | Love Me or Leave Me

One of America's most prolific actresses was born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff on April 3, 1922, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Alma Sophia (Welz), a housewife, and William Joseph Kappelhoff, a music teacher and choir master. Her grandparents were all German immigrants. She had two brothers, Richard, who ...

50. Margia Dean

Actress | The Quatermass Xperiment

Stunning, dark-haired '40s and '50s leading lady Margia Dean was the daughter of a Greek lawyer. Her parents moved from Athens to the US in 1913, a number of years before her birth on April 7, 1922, in Chicago, Illinois. The youngest of three girls, she was christened Marguerite Louise Skliris. Her...

51. Helen Mowery

Actress | All About Eve

Helen Mowery was born on April 25, 1922 in Casper, Wyoming, USA. She is an actress, known for All About Eve (1950), Air Hostess (1949) and Range Beyond the Blue (1947).

52. Bill Macy

Actor | Maude

Bill Macy was born on May 18, 1922 in Revere, Massachusetts, USA as Wolf Martin Garber. He is an actor, known for Maude (1972), The Jerk (1979) and Analyze This (1999). He has been married to Samantha Harper since May 4, 1975. He was previously married to Judith Janus.

53. Peter Hughes

Actor | Evita

Peter Hughes was born on May 20, 1922 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Evita (1996), An Englishman's Castle (1978) and The Avengers (1961).

54. Paul Barselou

Actor | Innerspace

Paul Barselou was born on May 31, 1922 in Cohoes, New York, USA as Paul Edgar Barselou. He is an actor, known for Innerspace (1987), True Lies (1994) and The Wizard of Speed and Time (1988).

55. Joan Copeland

Actress | Brother Bear

Joan Copeland, the sister of famed playwright Arthur Miller, is a renowned actress in her own right. She made her name on Broadway, debuting there in 1945 to begin a career that lasted more than 60 years. She also had a long career on television, where she appeared in a number of that medium's most...

56. Theodore Lehmann

Actor | Under the Rainbow

Theodore Lehmann was born on July 26, 1922 in Hutchinson, Kansas, USA as Theodore E. Lehmann. He is an actor, known for Under the Rainbow (1981), The Twilight Zone (1985) and Matlock (1986).

57. Norman Lear

Writer | All in the Family

Norman Lear is a World War II veteran, actor, writer, producer, director, and creator of such legendary sitcoms like All In The Family, Good Times, Sanford And Son, The Jeffersons, Maude, and many other sitcoms that defined and revolutionized American television.

Norman Milton Lear was born in New ...

58. Micheline Presle

Actress | Under My Skin

Dark-haired, Paris-born Micheline Presle (better known in the States as Micheline Prelle) was the daughter of a businessman and took acting classes as a teen. She was discovered by Georg Wilhelm Pabst and cast in Jeunes filles en détresse (1939) (Young Girls in Distress) and Four Flights to ...

59. Janis Paige

Actress | Silk Stockings

Joyous scene-stealer Janis Paige started out playing rather bland film ingénues, but never seemed to be comfortable in those roles--she had too much snap, crackle and pop to be confined in such a formulaic way.

Born Donna Mae Tjaden in 1922 in Tacoma, Washington, she was singing in public from age 5...

60. Miriam Nelson

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Debuted on Broadway in 1938. Married fellow dancer Gene Nelson. When Gene joined the Signal Corps, Miriam went to Hollywood and signed an acting-dancing contract with Paramount. She eventually became a choreographer in film, choreographing many musical numbers for Gene once he had a contract with ...

61. Louise Latham

Actress | Marnie

Louise Latham was born on September 23, 1922 in Hamilton, Texas, USA as Johnie Louise Latham. She is an actress, known for Marnie (1964), The Philadelphia Experiment (1984) and Love Field (1992).

62. Bert I. Gordon

Director | Empire of the Ants

Bert I. Gordon, affectionately nicknamed "Mr. B.I.G." by Forrest J. Ackerman, produced, directed, and wrote more than twenty-five Sci/Fi and Horror features, such as The Magic Sword (1962), The Amazing Colossal Man (1957), Village of the Giants (1965), The Cyclops (1957), in addition to comedies ...

63. Stan Lee

Writer | Doctor Strange

Stan Lee is an American comic-book writer, editor, and publisher, who was formerly executive vice president and publisher of Marvel Comics.

Lee co-created Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Daredevil, Thor, the X-Men, and many other fictional characters, introducing ...

64. Valentina Cortese

Actress | La nuit américaine

Valentina Cortese was born in Milan, Lombardy, Italy, in 1923. She made her movie debut in 1940 and played many "ingenue" parts in Italian films of that period, before making a real sensation in Caccia all'uomo (1948) and Tempesta su Parigi (1948), playing both female leads, Fantine and Cosette (...

65. Larry Storch

Actor | The Great Race

As a kid in the 1930s growing up in a tough New York neighborhood, kinetic wiseguy Larry Storch took in the multi-ethnic flavor of his surroundings and started blurting out various accents as a juvenile to provoke laughs and earn attention. Little did he know that this early talent would take him ...

66. Wright King

Actor | Planet of the Apes

Best known for his role in "Streetcar Named Desire" and for his two guest appearances on the original The Twilight Zone (1959) series, Wright King enjoyed a noteworthy career in numerous theatrical productions. He remained close friends with Eileen Heckart until her death in 2001. His son is actor ...

67. Franco Zeffirelli

Director | Romeo and Juliet

Franco Zeffirelli was born on February 12, 1923 in Florence, Tuscany, Italy as Gian Franco Corsi Zeffirelli. He is known for his work on Romeo and Juliet (1968), The Taming of the Shrew (1967) and La traviata (1982).

68. Donald Elson

Actor | Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Donald Elson was raised in the Los Angeles suburb of Inglewood, just a "whoop and a holler" from Hollywood. He was a young college student at the outbreak of WWII. After serving in the Air Force, he attended the Columbia Radio School of Broadcasting on the GI Bill and pursued a career as a radio ...

69. Gloria Henry

Actress | Air Hostess

New Orleans-born second-string actress Gloria Henry was born Gloria McEniry on April 2, 1923, and lived on the edge of the Garden District growing up. Educated at the Worcester Art Museum School, she moved to Los Angeles in her very late teens and worked on a number of radio shows and commercials ...

70. Gene Reynolds

Producer | Lou Grant

Gene Reynolds was born on April 4, 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal. He is a producer and director, known for Lou Grant (1977), M*A*S*H (1972) and Room 222 (1969). He has been married to Ann Sweeny since 1979. They have one child. He was previously married to Bonnie Jones.

71. Lydia Clarke

Actress | Will Penny

Lydia Clarke came to Chicago in 1941, at the age of 18, and graduated from Northwestern University in 1945. She worked in summer stock at the Belfry Theater in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, and with the University Players at Northwestern. After graduating, she had four years of professional experience ...

72. Ralph Senensky

Director | Star Trek

Ralph Senensky was born on May 1, 1923 in Mason City, Iowa, USA. He is known for his work on Star Trek (1966), The Wild Wild West (1965) and The Twilight Zone (1959).

73. Elizabeth Sellars

Actress | The Barefoot Contessa

Elizabeth Sellars was born on May 6, 1923 in Glasgow, Scotland. She is an actress, known for The Barefoot Contessa (1954), The Gentle Gunman (1952) and 55 Days at Peking (1963). She was previously married to Francis Austin Henley.

74. Carl Duering

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

Carl Duering was born on May 29, 1923 in Berlin, Germany. He is known for his work on A Clockwork Orange (1971), Arabesque (1966) and Biggles (1960).

75. Jimmy Lydon

Actor | Life with Father

Born to a large Irish Catholic family (the fifth of nine children) and raised in New York City, Lydon overcame a birth defect and alcoholic father to begin a Broadway career in 1937, acting opposite Van Heflin, Sidney Lumet and Uta Hagen in separate productions. After a number of films with ...

76. Peggy Stewart

Actress | The Runaways

Florida-born Peggy O'Rourke's parents divorced when she was very young. Peggy's mother eventually married a wealthy attorney named Stewart, and Peggy took his name. She grew up in Atlanta (where she developed the athletic skills she would later demonstrate in her many westerns for Republic Pictures...

77. Barbara Perry

Actress | Trancers

Barbara Perry was born on June 22, 1923 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Barbara Mae Perry. She is an actress, known for Trancers (1984), The Back-up Plan (2010) and Mr. Woodcock (2007). She was previously married to Art Babbitt and Bennett Warren James.

78. María Martín

Actress | Alba de América

María Martín was born on July 14, 1923 in Marbella, Spain as María Martín Vargas. She is an actress, known for Dawn of America (1951), Lovers: A True Story (1991) and The Cruel Ones (1967).

79. Sam Gray

Actor | The Cowboy Way

Sam Gray was born on July 18, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for The Cowboy Way (1994), Wolfen (1981) and Hanky Panky (1982).

80. Irving Burton

Actor | Loser

Irving Burton was born on August 5, 1923 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Loser (1991), Good Times (1974) and 227 (1985).

81. Kelo Henderson

Actor | 26 Men

Kelo Henderson was born on August 8, 1923 in Pueblo, Colorado, USA as Paul Henderson Jr. He is an actor, known for 26 Men (1957), Treasure of the Aztecs (1965) and Tales of Wells Fargo (1957).

82. Rhonda Fleming

Actress | Out of the Past

A native-born Californian, Rhonda Fleming attended Beverly Hills public and private schools. Her mother, Effie Graham, was a famous model and actress in New York. She has a son (Kent Lane), two granddaughters (Kimberly and Kelly) and four great-grandchildren (Wagner, Page, Lane and Cole). She has ...

83. Jerome Guardino

Actor | Columbo

Jerome Guardino was born on August 27, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Leonard Jerome Guardino. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Columbo (1971), Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) and Dream No Evil (1970).

84. Glynis Johns

Actress | Mary Poppins

Husky voiced Glynis is the daughter of actor Mervyn Johns. Best known for her light comedy roles and often playful flirtation, Glynis was born in South Africa while her parents were on tour there (her mother was a concert pianist) but was always proud of her Welsh roots and took delight in playing ...

85. Patrick Jordan

Actor | Portrait of Alison

Patrick Jordan was born on October 20, 1923 in Hendon, Middlesex, England as Albert Patrick Jordan. He is known for his work on Portrait of Alison (1955), Patrol Car (1954) and Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965).

86. Bob Harris

Stunts | Commando

Bob Harris was born on November 8, 1923 in Long Beach, California, USA as Robert L. Harris. He is known for his work on Commando (1985), The Deer Hunter (1978) and Short Circuit (1986).

87. James Karen

Actor | The Return of the Living Dead

Veteran Broadway, TV and film actor James Karen was encouraged as a young man to take up an acting career by U.S. Congressman Daniel J. Flood, who was an amateur actor himself. In 1947 Karen made his Broadway debut in "A Streetcar Named Desire", which led to appearances in over 20 Broadway ...

88. Dewey Martin

Actor | Land of the Pharaohs

American juvenile leading man. A native of Texas, Martin entered the theatre in 1946 and within three years was tapped to play one of the young toughs in Knock on Any Door (1949). After minor roles in several minor films, he was given a larger role in The Thing from Another World (1951) by producer ...

89. Bob Barker

Producer | The New Price Is Right

For 35 years Bob Barker had been the host of The Price Is Right (1972) game show. Not only is it the highest-rated daytime game show, it's also the longest-running game show in TV history, surpassing the prime-time hit What's My Line? (1950), which ran for 18 years. He also served the show's ...

90. Jimmy Weldon

Actor | The Phantom Planet

Former host of "The Webster Webfoot Show" at KJEO-47 in Fresno, California during the 1960s (KJEO is now KGPE-47). Webster Webfoot was a squat duck (ventriloquist's dummy), who was the eternal Webelo Cub Scout, including hat, scarf and Boy Scout emblem choker. Later produced children's Christian ...

91. Mike Nussbaum

Actor | Men in Black

Mike Nussbaum was born on December 29, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Men in Black (1997), Fatal Attraction (1987) and House of Games (1987).

92. Carole Cook

Actress | Sixteen Candles

Actress Carole Cook showed a knack for comic timing from early on, so much so that the legendary Lucille Ball took her on as a protégée. Cook would make many appearances on Ball's TV shows The Lucy Show (1962) and Here's Lucy (1968), as well as other shows like Magnum, P.I. (1980), Dynasty (1981), ...

93. Dick Boccelli

Actor | My Blue Heaven

Dick Boccelli is better known to rock music fans as Dick Richards, an original member of Bill Haley and the Comets. Boccelli-Richards played drums and sang with this classic rock and roll band from 1953 to 1955, before forming The Jodimars. Today, Boccelli divides his time between movie and TV ...

94. Louis Zorich

Actor | Fiddler on the Roof

Louis Zorich was born on February 12, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) and Detachment (2011). He has been married to Olympia Dukakis since December 5, 1962. They have three children.

95. Machiko Kyô

Actress | Rashômon

Machiko Kyô was born on March 25, 1924 in Osaka, Japan as Yano Motoko. She is an actress, known for Rashômon (1950), Gate of Hell (1953) and The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956).

96. Kathleen O'Malley

Actress | Black Sheep

Kathleen O'Malley was born on March 31, 1924 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress, known for Black Sheep (1996), Wagon Master (1950) and Telefon (1977).

97. Stanley Donen

Director | Charade

Since he was a child, Stanley Donen attended dance classes and debuted on Broadway at age 17. With the help of the producer Arthur Freed and the actor Gene Kelly he got the chance to direct the musicals On the Town (1949), Singin' in the Rain (1952), and Love Is Better Than Ever (1952) which ...

98. Raymond Mason

Actor | The Brothers Karamazov

Raymond Mason was born on April 17, 1924 in Great Bridge, Staffordshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Brothers Karamazov (1964), Nicholas Nickleby (1977) and Sense and Sensibility (1981).

99. Leslie Phillips

Actor | Venus

A much-loved comic actor who has specialized in playing plummy, quintessentially English stereotypes, Leslie Phillips' heart was in acting from a very young age. He received elocution lessons as a child in order to lose his natural cockney accent (at that time a regional British accent was a major ...

100. Russell Nype

Actor | Fantasy Island

Russell Nype was born on April 26, 1924 in Zion, Illinois, USA. He is an actor, known for Fantasy Island (1977), Murder, She Wrote (1984) and Love Story (1970).