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Sholom Aleichem
Sholom Aleichem (translated from Hebrew as a greeting "Peace be with you") was the pseudonym of Sholom Yakov Rabinovitz. He was born on February 18, 1859, in Pereyaslav near Kiev, Ukraine, in the Russian Empire. His father was a religious scholar and the family was trilingual. After his mother died of cholera...
 
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Sean Daniel
Producer, The Mummy
Sean Daniel, p.g.a. is a film industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience as both a producer and studio executive. Daniel joined Universal Pictures in 1976. In 1985, at the age of 34, he became the youngest production president in the studio's history, a position he held for 5 years. Daniel...
 
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Mila Kunis
Actress, Black Swan
The talented Milena "Mila" Markovna Kunis was born to a Jewish family in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, USSR (now independent Ukraine). Her mother, Elvira, is a physics teacher, her father, Mark Kunis, is a mechanical engineer, and she has an older brother named Michael. After attending one semester of college between gigs...
 
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Curtis Norton
Sound Department, Cam-Girl
 
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Jan Bohata
Transportation Department, The Illusionist
 
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Jonathan Kaplan
Producer, ER
Jonathan Kaplan was born in Paris, France, to film composer Sol Kaplan and actress Frances Heflin (the sister of actor Van Heflin and a regular on ABC's soap opera All My Children. He started his career as a child actor in the Broadway production of "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs," directed by Elia Kazan...
 
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Dwarak Warrier
Sound Department, Bhoothnath
 
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Mukesh
Music Department, Deadpool
A singer in a class of his own, Mukesh was ranked, along with Mohammad Rafi and Kishore Kumar, as one of the greatest male playback singers in Bollywood history. However, his position was unique - while Rafi was perfection incarnate and Kumar was the astonishing yodeller, Mukesh was that man in a bar who would pour you a drink and would sing you a song for friendships' sake...
 
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Jack Kruschen
Canadian-born Jack Kruschen entered films after years on the stage, and became a dependable character actor both in movies and on television. Often cast as ethnic comedy relief, Kruschen occasionally landed a role as a villain, but was more often the volatile, emotional Italian or Jewish neighbor patriarch. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Apartment.
 
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Peter Orton
Director, TV Burp
 
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Alberto Díaz del Río
Miscellaneous Crew, Km. 0
 
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David M. Laur
Miscellaneous Crew, Finding Nemo
 
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Micke Zych
Camera and Electrical Department, Fjorton suger
 
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Scott Adair
Miscellaneous Crew, House of 1000 Corpses
 
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Dale Malinowski
Camera and Electrical Department, Gospel of Wonderland
Dale earned his B.A. studying Film & Media Arts, with an English minor, at Temple University's School of Communications & Theater in the Spring of 2007. Dale resides in Los Angeles and enjoys watching birds walk. He has never sung karaoke but might try Darkest Hour's "Veritas, Aequitas" the next time he encounters a vacant microphone.
 
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Bette Davis
Actress, All About Eve
Ruth Elizabeth Davis was born April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts, to Ruth Augusta (Favor) and Harlow Morrell Davis, a patent attorney. Her parents divorced when she was 10. She and her sister were raised by their mother. Her early interest was dance. To Bette, dancers led a glamorous life, but then she discovered the stage...
 
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Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Emmy-nominated actor and director Malcolm-Jamal Warner was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was named after Malcolm X and legendary jazz pianist Ahmad Jamal. Warner first rose to national prominence by starring on the celebrated and long-running classic television series "The Cosby Show."...
 
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Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in her...
 
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Robert De Niro
Actor, Goodfellas
Robert De Niro, thought of as one of the greatest actors of all time, was born in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr. His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, German, Dutch, English, and French. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop...
 
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Mandy Musgrave
Amanda Marie Musgrave was born September 19th. She has an older sister (Brianna) and a twin sister (Jamie). She started in the show business because she always had a passion for acting. She became very determined to make it in California. So when she was just 17, she moved out on her own and decided to make it happen...
 
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Xavier Méndez
Camera and Electrical Department, The Orphanage
 
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Brendan Moo
Miscellaneous Crew, McLeod's Daughters
 
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Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray was born in Calcutta on May second, 1921. His father, Sukumar Ray was an eminent poet and writer in the history of Bengali literature. In 1940, after receiving his degree in science and economics from Calcutta University, he attended Tagore's Viswa-Bharati University. His first movie Pather Panchali won several International Awards and set Ray as a world-class director...
 
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James Kicklighter
Spending the first eighteen years of his life in Bellville, Georgia, population 123, James Kicklighter has become a multi-award winning writer/director whose work has been recognized by leading film publications around the world, including The Hollywood Reporter, The Times of India, Fotogramas and FilmInk Australia...
 
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Josh Archer
Josh Archer grew up in Richmond, VA and was introduced to acting at an early age landing the role of Rudolph in an elementary school Christmas production. He continued to study acting and perform throughout the rest of his schooling, but when he got to college he decided to take a different path. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010 with a degree in Economics...
 
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S.P. Choo
Art Director, Go do gaai bei
 
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Gabriel Iglesias
Born in Chula Vista, California, Gabriel Iglesias is the youngest of six children, raised by a single mother. Growing up, the family lived in Section 8 housing in Long Beach, CA. It was during his childhood that he developed a strong sense of humor to deal with the obstacles he faced. In 1997, he set out to hone his comedic skills...
 
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Alie Ward
Raised in Northern California, Alison graduated with degrees in both Visual Arts and Cinema. She began working in television in college, and continued both her acting and visual arts careers after relocating to Los Angeles. She exhibits her paintings in galleries throughout the US, as well as Europe, and has also produced several short films in recent years.
 
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Connie Brink
Special Effects, Gangs of New York
 
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Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese directed landmark films such as the crime film Mean Streets (1973), the vigilante-thriller Taxi Driver (1976), the biographical sports drama Raging Bull (1980), the black comedy The King of Comedy (1983), and the crime films Goodfellas (1990) and Casino (1995), all of which he collaborated on with actor and close friend Robert De Niro...
 
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Lauren Whitehouse
Actress, Smitten
Quirky, vibrant, and down to earth, Lauren brings her own unique blend of realness and complexity to the screen. Sometimes she plays the passionate friend with a cause and a care, sometimes she plays the eccentric womanchild. Lauren is always delivering that authentic girl-next-door feel. She continuously seeks roles that allow her to explore both her playful side, and her vulnerable side...
 
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Donald Halperin
Miscellaneous Crew, Pi
 
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Don Blanding
Popular poet, novelist and lecturer whose works often dealt with the beauty and culture of Hawaii and the South Seas. During his early life, Blanding worked at a variety of jobs throughout the world, gaining many experiences reflected in his writings. This background and his later restless travels led to his being dubbed "The Vagabond Poet".
 
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James LaBrie
Miscellaneous Crew, The Air Up There
 
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Gabriel Byrne
Byrne was the first of six children, born in Dublin, Ireland. His father was a cooper and his mother a hospital worker. He was raised Catholic and educated by the Irish Christian Brothers. He spent five years of his childhood in a seminary training to be a Catholic priest. He later said, "I spent five years in the seminary and I suppose it was assumed that you had a vocation...
 
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Marla Hettinger
Sound Department, Inheritance
 
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Ernesto Nemesio
Visual Effects, Up
 
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Jess Cortesi
Miscellaneous Crew, The Book of Zombie
 
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Conan O'Brien
Conan O'Brien grew up in a large, Irish Catholic family in Massachusetts. At an early age, he began a love of comedy and goofing off, this carried on when he entered the prestigious Harvard University, acting out many pranks in his time, as well as become the president of the Harvard humor magazine...
 
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Kyle Crosthwaite
Location Management, ReRe-Animated
 
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Fleet Southcott
Cinematographer, Gunsmoke
 
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Berly Fless
Costume and Wardrobe Department, The Brazen Women of Balzac
 
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John Beradino
Major league baseball player, 1939-52; military service 1942-45; played second base and shortstop for the St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians, and Pittsburgh Pirates; lifetime batting average .249
 
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Kate Walsh
Kate Walsh was born in San Jose, California, on October 13, 1967. She grew up partly in San Jose and partly in Tucson, Arizona, later attending the University of Arizona, where she got involved in regional theater. She later moved to Chicago where she began working with the Piven Theatre Workshop and...
 
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Lucky Jay de Guzman
Location Management, Karelasyon
 
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Chad Cannon
Actor, 42
 
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J.D. Cannon
John Donovan Cannon graduated from high school in his hometown of Salmon, Idaho, in 1940. His subsequent studies at the Academy of Dramatic Arts were interrupted as a result of wartime military service from 1942 to 1945. After the war, Cannon returned to New York to complete his training and acting on the stage...
 
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Melvin Girshek
Miscellaneous Crew, Pi
 
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Ty Duperron
Visual Effects, Watchmen
 
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Hogan
Miscellaneous Crew, Union Pacific
 
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Molly Shannon
Molly Shannon has successfully become one of Hollywood's most sought-after talents on television and the silver screen. Shannon was born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, to Mary Margaret (Keating), a teacher, and James Francis Shannon, a sales manager. Her parents were both of Irish descent. She earned a BFA in drama from New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts...