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1. Denzel Washington Denzel Washington Actor, American Gangster Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. was born on December 28, 1954 in Mount Vernon, New York. He was the middle of three children of a beautician mother, Lennis, from Georgia, and a Pentecostal minister father, Denzel, Sr., from Virginia. After graduating from high school, Denzel enrolled at Fordham University intent on a career in journalism...
2. Michael Imperioli Michael Imperioli Actor, Made in America Imperioli was born James Michael Imperioli in Mt. Vernon, New York on March 26, 1966. His film work began in the late 1980s. An early part that brought him recognition was in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas, as Spider, a local kid who works for the gangsters and has a run-in with a psychopathic mob soldier played by Joe Pesci...
3. Michael O'Keefe Michael O'Keefe Actor, Michael Clayton
4. Robinne Lee Robinne Lee Actress, Hitch
5. David Chase David Chase Writer, The Sopranos Born in Mt. Vernon, New York, and raised in New Jersey, David Chase (born David DeCesare) dreamed of being a star--a star drummer in a rock band! He spent many years playing drums and bass trying to be part of a successful rock band in the 1960s East Coast music scene. He also loved movies, such as The Public Enemy with James Cagney and TV shows like The Untouchables with Robert Stack...
6. Art Carney Art Carney Actor, Harry and Tonto
7. Larry Romano Larry Romano Actor, Donnie Brasco Larry Romano is an experienced actor with over 25 years' experience in television, movies, and theatre. His acting credits include "The King of Queens," "Donnie Brasco," "The Thin Red Line", "NYPD Blue", "CSI, NY", "LA Law" and "Lock Up". He has appeared on screen with many acclaimed actors, including: Al Pacino...
8. Dick Clark Dick Clark Self, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind Dick Clark was born and raised in Mount Vernon, New York on November 30, 1929 to Julia Fuller and Richard Augustus Clark. He had one older brother, Bradley, who was killed in World War II. At the age of 16, Clark got his first job in the mailroom of WRUN, a radio station in Utica, New York, which was owned by his uncle and managed by his father...
9. Tami Roman Tami Roman Actress, MacArthur Park Tami Roman grew up in a middle-class, single-parent household in White Plains, NY. Since her mom worked three jobs to support the family, Tami spent many days and nights alone, undoubtedly a "latch-key" kid responsible for raising herself. It wasn't until her mother met and married Ali Akbar that her childhood changed drastically...
10. Roz Kelly Roz Kelly Actress, The Owl and the Pussycat
11. Jean Sincere Jean Sincere Actress, The Incredibles
12. Danny Mastrogiorgio Danny Mastrogiorgio Actor, Brother Bear Born in Mount Vernon, New York, just north of the Bronx, Danny (as he is known to friends and family) attended Julliard Drama School after first taking acting at Marin Community College north of San Francisco. Other than three years in San Francisco, he has lived in and around New York City his whole life...
13. Joan Tompkins Joan Tompkins Actress, General Hospital Early in her career, in 1938, Joan Tompkins played opposite Henry Fonda in a run of plays in White Plains, New York. She later became well known on radio in the role of Nora Drake. During her long years in radio, she also acted on Broadway in "Pride and Prejudice", "My Sister Eileen" and many other plays...
14. Susan Harris Susan Harris Writer, Episode #2.11
15. Davetta Sherwood Davetta Sherwood Actress, Venom Born in Mount Vernon, New York Davetta Sherwood is an accomplished actress, musician and model. Sherwood began her career in entertainment as a child print model before venturing into acting. She began taking acting lessons and her first role was a feature in the music video for Elektra Recording artist Vitamin C's hit Graduation (Friends Forever)...
16. Jonathan Larson Jonathan Larson Soundtrack, Rent Jonathan Larson was born to Allan and Nanette Larson in Mount Vernon, New York, on February 4, 1960. A talented actor and musician, he was offered a full scholarship to Adelphi University on Long Island, where he met his idol (and later mentor) Stephen Sondheim. After graduating, he moved to the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan and...
17. Kay Johnson Kay Johnson Actress, Of Human Bondage The personification of class and cultivation on the movie screen, comely actress Kay Johnson forsook a prominent stage and film career in order to play wife to actor John Cromwell and mother to their two children. Still and all, the elegant actress, reminiscent in looks and style to that of Irene Dunne and Judith Anderson...
18. Jeremy Kagan Jeremy Kagan Director, The Journey of Natty Gann Jeremy Kagan is a director/writer/producer of feature films and television. His credits include the box-office hits Heroes, The Big Fix and The Chosen. His The Journey of Natty Gann was the first US film to win a Gold Prize at the Moscow Film Festival. Other directing credits include Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 (winning the ACE Award for Best Dramatic Special) and Roswell...
19. Bernadette Speakes Bernadette Speakes Actress, The Soloist Bernadette is a native New Yorker, but spent most of her upbringing in Chicago, IL. After graduating from the University of Georgia, with a Bachelors Degree in Theater, Bernadette ventured out to start her career back in Chicago. She co-stared as "Sheila" in the movie "Love Jones" with Lorenz Tate and Nia Long...
20. Jane Wald Jane Wald Actress, What a Way to Go! American comedienne and glamor girl of the 1960s, Jane was invited by her friend Barbara Steele to visit the 20th Century-Fox commissary, where she was discovered by an independent producer. She had small but significant roles in J. Lee Thompson's What a Way to Go!, as a beatnik painter living in Paris; in Henry Koster's Dear Brigitte...
21. Adrian Morris Adrian Morris Actor, The Grapes of Wrath
22. Danny Gerard Danny Gerard Actor, Desperate Hours
23. Barbara Werle Barbara Werle Actress, Battle of the Bulge
24. Larry Haines Larry Haines Actor, Another World Appeared in scores of programs from radio's "Golden Age", such as "Suspense", the "Shadow", "Inner Sanctum Mysteries", and "X Minus One". Mr. Haines also starred in a short-lived series of 1953, "That Hammer Guy", in which he played the character created by Mickey Spillane, "Mike Hammer". He was on almost episode of _"Search for Tomorrow" (1951) since its debut.
25. Fred Carney Fred Carney Actor, Bustin' Loose
26. Art Buchwald Art Buchwald Writer, Playtime
27. E.B. White E.B. White Writer, Stuart Little
28. Robert Allen Robert Allen Actor, The Awful Truth As a young man Robert Allen, born Irvine E. Theodore Baehr, learned about horses: he played polo, hunted fox, and rode in the cavalry of of New York Military School, graduating there in 1924. After graduating Dartmouth College in 1929 with a degree in English he worked for a bank which failed in the Depression...
29. Ed Limato Ed Limato Thanks, Flight
30. Pam Carpenter Pam Carpenter Actress, When Heroes Fall from Grace
31. Ralph Branca Ralph Branca Self, Shot Heard 'Round the World
32. Ken Franchi Ken Franchi Producer, Private High Musical
33. Lisa Stroud Lisa Stroud Actress, Buena Vista Fight Club
34. Mark Harris Mark Harris Writer, Bang the Drum Slowly Mark Harris taught English and creative writing at Arizona State University from 1980 to 2001; he also was the author of five non-fiction books, a collection of essays, and thirteen novels, including "Bang The Drum Slowly", part of a series of five novels about Henry Wiggen, pitcher for the fictitious New York Mammoths professional baseball team...
35. Gustavo Cunha Gustavo Cunha Actor, Just Wright Gustavo was born in Mt. Vernon, New York, USA. He started his show business career at the age 9. His passion is Acting, Soccer, Forensic Science and Business Investments, he loves to invest in properties. Gustavo has a farm in Brazil with mangos, oranges, lemons, Jabuticaba (a fruit from Brazil) horses and chickens....
36. Johnny Marks Johnny Marks Soundtrack, Cast Away You may not know his name, at least not right away, but you've surely heard at least one of Johnny Marks's songs at Christmastime. The brother-in-law of Robert L. May, who wrote the original story of "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," it was he who set the story to music. After failing to sell the song to...
37. Earl Tatum Earl Tatum Self, Four Square Miles to Glory
38. Ray Copeland Ray Copeland Producer, Cradle 2 the Grave
39. Christopher Prizzi Christopher Prizzi Actor, The Proverb
40. Ed Wittstein Ed Wittstein Production Designer, Bananas
41. Rich Odell Rich Odell Actor, Better Dayz
42. Charles Compton Charles Compton Actor, The Stroke Oar
43. Bob Freedman Bob Freedman Music Department, The Wiz Composer, songwriter, conductor, saxophonist and arranger. After his high school education, he became a saxophonist in the dance orchestras of Serge Chaloff, Vido Musso, Woody Herman, Herb Pomeroy and Maynard Ferguson. He also taught at the Berklee School of Music, and was the music director at a Boston recording studio...
44. Antoine McKnight Antoine McKnight Director, Recess
45. Harry Pease Harry Pease Soundtrack, Where the Truth Lies
46. Rick Cerrone Rick Cerrone Miscellaneous Crew, The Natural
47. Jay Cipes Jay Cipes Writer, Warning from Space
48. Dan Fisher Dan Fisher Soundtrack, The Pickle Songwriter, author, producer and publisher, the son of Fred Fisher and brother of Doris and Marvin Fisher. Following his high school education, he became a song plugger for his father's publishing firm, and later wrote special material for Billie Holiday, Mabel Mercer, Mildred Bailey and Hope Emerson...
49. William R. Lieb William R. Lieb Cinematographer, One Way Ticket to Hell
50. Frank Carideo Frank Carideo Self, The Spirit of Notre Dame
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