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1. 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.
2. 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...
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. Ethel Merman Ethel Merman Actress, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman was surely 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...
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. Eddie Bracken Eddie Bracken Actor, National Lampoon's Vacation 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"...
8. 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...
9. Hillary Brooke Hillary Brooke Actress, The Man Who Knew Too Much
10. George Katt George Katt Actor, Valley of Angels 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...
11. Robert Towers Robert Towers Actor, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
12. Iris Apfel Iris Apfel Self, Bill Cunningham New York
13. Harry Ford Harry Ford Camera and Electrical Department, Carlito's Way
14. Peggy Miley Peggy Miley Actress, Bandits
15. John Mariano John Mariano Actor, The Young and the Restless
16. 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" on Dynasty...
17. Kelly Karavites Kelly Karavites Actor, Smile 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...
18. 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...
19. Rob Alicea Rob Alicea Miscellaneous Crew, I Am Legend 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...
20. Vasili Bogazianos Vasili Bogazianos Actor, ...and justice for all.
21. Ed Gardner Ed Gardner Actor, Duffy's Tavern
22. 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]...
23. Richard Kuss Richard Kuss Actor, The Deer Hunter
24. Matt Giroveanu Matt Giroveanu Actor, Murder Party
25. Dominick Sivilli Dominick Sivilli Cinematographer, Tales of Poe
26. Michael Rougas Michael Rougas Actor, Scarface
27. Jesse Grey Walken Jesse Grey Walken Art Director, Get a Job
28. Jack Swanstrom Jack Swanstrom Producer, A.W.O.L
29. William R. Dunn William R. Dunn Actor, A Cure for Pokeritis
30. Roy Carlo Roy Carlo Director, Umberto D.
31. 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...
32. John Brody John Brody Actor, Crucifix Wizard
33. 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...
34. Don Biller Don Biller Camera and Electrical Department, Birdy
35. Howard Fortune Howard Fortune Camera and Electrical Department, Fail-Safe Howard Fortune (aka Bud or Buddy) was born in Astoria, New York. After serving his country in the Army in World War II, he became a Motion Picture Studio Mechanic in Local 52 I.A.T.S.E. He married Margaret "Peggy" Fortune, and they bought a home and moved to Bayside, New York. They has three children...
36. Rick Kent Rick Kent Actor, House of the Dead 2
37. Chamique Holdsclaw Chamique Holdsclaw Actress, Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw
38. Angela Martin Angela Martin Actress, Annie
39. Alberto Martinez Alberto Martinez Editor, What Am I
40. 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...
41. Charles Kenny Charles Kenny Soundtrack, Infamous Composer, songwriter ("Love Letters in the Sand"), author and violinist, the brother of Nick Kenny. Joining ASCAP in 1936, his chief musical collaborator was his brother Nick, and his other popular-song compositions include "Laughing at Life", "Every Minute of the Hour", "There's a Goldmine in the Sky"...
42. Salvatore Sciarratta Salvatore Sciarratta
43. 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...
44. Al Oerter Al Oerter Self, U.S. Olympic Champions
45. Joseph C. Abbenda Joseph C. Abbenda Camera and Electrical Department, NFL Monday Night Football
46. Sam Mele Sam Mele Self, 1966 MLB All-Star Game
47. Vincent Reardon Vincent Reardon Miscellaneous Crew, A Secret Promise
48. Nick Kenny Nick Kenny Actor, Nick Kenny's Radio Thrills No. 1
49. William E. Corcoran William E. Corcoran Actor, People I Know
50. John Kenrick John Kenrick Self, Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History
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