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1. Christopher Walken Christopher Walken Actor, Catch Me If You Can Nervous-looking lead and supporting actor of the American stage and films, with sandy colored hair, pale complexion and a somewhat nervous disposition. He won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in The Deer Hunter, and has been seen in mostly supporting roles, often portraying psychologically unstable characters...
2. David Schwimmer David Schwimmer Actor, Friends Born in New York and raised in Los Angeles, Schwimmer was encouraged by a high school instructor to attend a summer program in acting at Northwestern University. Inspired by that experience, he returned to Northwestern where he received a bachelor's degree in speech/theater. In 1988, along with seven other Northwestern graduates, he co-founded Chicago's Lookingglass Theatre Company.
3. Patrick McGoohan Patrick McGoohan Actor, Braveheart Though born in America, Irish actor Patrick McGoohan rose to become the number-one British TV star in the 1950s to 1960s era. His parents moved to Ireland when he was very young and McGoohan acquired a neutral accent that sounds at home in British or American dialogue. He was an avid stage actor and...
4. Robert Davi Robert Davi Actor, Die Hard Robert Davi is an award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and jazz vocalist. From his portrayal of the opera singing baddie in "The Goonies" and one of the most popular James Bond villains Franz Sanchez in "Licence to Kill" to FBI Special Agent Big Johnson in" Die Hard" or Al Torres in...
5. Ethel Merman Ethel Merman Self, A Special Sesame Street Christmas Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman surely is the pre-eminent star of 'Broadway' musical comedy. Though untrained in singing, she could belt out a song like quite no one else, and was sought after by major songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Having debuted in 1930 in "Girl Crazy...
6. Eddie Bracken Eddie Bracken Actor, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York This owl-faced comic actor enjoyed his first featured film role in the RKO production Too Many Girls, in which he reprised the role of "JoJo Jordan" that he had played in the Broadway stage version of that musical. (Into the pantheon of pop-music standards came one that Bracken had introduced in "Too Many Girls"...
7. Jack Kelly Jack Kelly Actor, Maverick Jack Kelly started acting at age two, modeling in soap ads and garnering a lifetime supply of soap for his pay. Jack continued to model until the age of nine when he appeared in his first play with Hope Emerson called "Swing Your Lady". Broadway shows and radio followed until his family moved to California in 1938...
8. Hillary Brooke Hillary Brooke Actress, The Man Who Knew Too Much Hillary Brooke's image as the epitome of glacial, regal, upper-class British gentility is muted somewhat by the fact that she was born Beatrice Peterson to a middle-class American family in Long Island, NY (she was the sister of Arthur Peterson, best-known as the demented "Major" in the soap-opera satire Soap)...
9. George Maharis George Maharis Actor, Route 66 Tall, dark and handsome, not to mention a charismatic rebel of 60s Hollywood, actor George Maharis (real Greek family name is Mahairas) was born in 1928 in Astoria, New York as one of seven children. His immigrant father was a restaurateur. George expressed an early interest in singing and initially pursued it as a career...
10. Tony Bennett Tony Bennett Self, Bruce Almighty Tony Bennett, one of the legends of jazz and popular music who served during the Second World War and then developed a career spanning over half a century, is now giving another concert tour across the United States and Europe. He was born Anthony (Antonio) Dominick Benedetto on August 3, 1926, in Astoria...
11. Gordon Willis Gordon Willis Cinematographer, The Godfather Gordon Willis was an American cinematographer. He is best known for his work on Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather series as well as Woody Allen's Annie Hall (1977) and Manhattan (1979). His work in the first two Godfather films turned out to be groundbreaking in its use of low-light photography and underexposed film...
12. George Katt George Katt Actor, Blindspot George Katt is an award-winning actor born in Queens, New York. He attended Marymount Manhattan College and was the winner of the Competitive Merit Scholarship in Acting. He began his studies in New York City and his career on the New York City stages. He has guest-starred and recurred on several network television shows for CBS...
13. Melanie Martinez Melanie Martinez Soundtrack, Nerve Melanie Adele Martinez (born April 28, 1995) is an American singer and songwriter. Melanie Martinez auditioned for the American television vocal talent show The Voice and became a member of Team Adam. Within the fifth week, she was eliminated which subsequently led to her beginning independent work on original material...
14. Iris Apfel Iris Apfel Self, Bill Cunningham New York
15. Peggy Miley Peggy Miley Actress, Bandits
16. Richard Kuss Richard Kuss Actor, The Deer Hunter
17. John Mariano John Mariano Actor, The Young and the Restless
18. Susan Scannell Susan Scannell Actress, One Life to Live Susan Scannell met her husband, Christopher Roland, on the basic cable soap Another Life, where she played "Becky Hewitt" and he was "Russ Weaver". Susan left the Virginia Beach-based soap to move to New York to take the role of "Kristin Carter" on Search for Tomorrow. They eventually divorced soon after Susan got the role of "Nicole Simpson Colby" on Dynasty...
19. Harry Ford Harry Ford Camera and Electrical Department, Carlito's Way
20. Kelly Karavites Kelly Karavites Actor, Boardwalk Empire New York based actor Kelly Karavites was born in Astoria, Queens, New York City to a large Greek family involved in what else, the diner business. After serving 2 years in the U.S. Army as an enlisted man he was appointed by his congressman and the Secretary of the Army to cadet at the United States Military Academy...
21. Ed Gardner Ed Gardner Actor, Duffy's Tavern
22. Vasili Bogazianos Vasili Bogazianos Actor, ...and justice for all.
23. Frank Bonsangue Frank Bonsangue Transportation Department, The Avengers Frank Bonsangue also known as Frankie the butcher was born and raised in Astoria, Queens. He has appeared in many Films, TV shows and commercials. He has also appeared in many cooking shows including the Food Networks Hot Off The Grill Show with Bobby Flay as a series regular, Frankie The Butcher, Meat Expert and Co-Host [over 60 shows]...
24. Dave Bossert Dave Bossert Visual Effects, The Lion King
25. Matt Giroveanu Matt Giroveanu Actor, Boardwalk Empire
26. Joe Caniano Joe Caniano Actor, A Second Helping Joe Caniano began acting later in life. Caniano first studied under Joie Lee (sister of acclaimed director Spike Lee), and was later discovered by Sopranos star Michael Imperioli. Soon after studying at Imperioli's theater, Studio Dante, Caniano landed the part of Teddy Spirodakis in season 6 of "The...
27. Dominick Sivilli Dominick Sivilli Camera and Electrical Department, Mauvaises Têtes (Bad Heads)
28. Jesse Grey Walken Jesse Grey Walken Art Director, Get a Job
29. Tony Richards Tony Richards Actor, Alice in Wonderland: An X-Rated Musical Fantasy
30. Michael Rougas Michael Rougas Actor, Scarface
31. Angela Martin Angela Martin Actress, Annie
32. Rob Alicea Rob Alicea Actor, Adulthood Rob was born in Astoria, Queens and started taking acting classes as a freshman at Hunter College. Encouraged by his teacher, Michael Ruttenberg, Rob decided to start going on auditions and pursuing roles outside of Hunter's theater department. Several TV and film roles later, Rob was offered to sign with several agencies...
33. Roy Carlo Roy Carlo Director, Umberto D.
34. William R. Dunn William R. Dunn Actor, A Cure for Pokeritis
35. Al Oerter Al Oerter Self, U.S. Olympic Champions
36. Marshall Barer Marshall Barer Soundtrack, Man on the Moon Songwriter, author, director, lyricist, he began his career as an illustrator. He wrote special material for Celeste Holm and Dwight Fiske. He was a staff lyricist and later an editor for Golden Records. He wrote the stage scores for "New Faces of 1956", "Once Upon a Mattress", and "The Mad Show". Joining ASCAP in 1956...
37. Alberto Martinez Alberto Martinez Editor, What Am I
38. Ron Voz Ron Voz Actor, Begin Again After retiring from the NYPD, Howard pursued a second career in acting, using the screen name Ron Voz. He played the corpse in three different productions of "Lucky Stiff." He filmed with Richard Gere in "The Hoax," playing the role of Norman Mailer, and with Robin Williams and John Travolta in the film "Old Dogs." He played the role of the chauffeur in the Julia Roberts & Clive Owens film...
39. John Kenrick John Kenrick Self, Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History
40. Joseph C. Abbenda Joseph C. Abbenda Camera and Electrical Department, NFL Monday Night Football
41. Nick Kenny Nick Kenny Actor, Nick Kenny's Radio Thrills No. 1
42. John Brody John Brody Actor, Crucifix Wizard
43. William E. Corcoran William E. Corcoran Actor, People I Know
44. Jerry Shulman Jerry Shulman Actor, Traveler Jerry was born Gerald Todd Shulman, on June 27, 1953, in Astoria, New York. The youngest of three sons, it wasn't until the Shulmans moved to Miami that Jerry began to blossom as an actor. He studied and graduated the University of Miami, and immediately began performing in improvisational comedy troupes and stand-up comedy clubs...
45. Edward Tonkin Edward Tonkin Camera and Electrical Department, The Godfather
46. Sam Mele Sam Mele Self, 1966 MLB All-Star Game
47. Jack Swanstrom Jack Swanstrom Producer, A.W.O.L
48. Nick Kenny Nick Kenny Soundtrack, Malcolm X Author and lyricist ("Gone Fishin'", "Love Letters in the Sand"), educated at Columbia University and the brother of Charles F. Kenny. During World War I, he served in the US Navy, then joined the US MS. He worked as a newspaper reporter in Bayonne, New Jersey, Boston and New York, and was a radio editor and columnist for the New York Mirror between 1930 and 1963...
49. Dick Oliver Dick Oliver Self, September Clues The son of a New York City firefighter, Dick Oliver started his career as a journalist as a copy boy for the New York Daily News. After attending Columbia University and working as a reporter for United Press International, he returned to the News as a reporter, working his way up through the ranks to assistant managing editor...
50. Rick Kent Rick Kent Actor, House of the Dead 2
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