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1. Richard Pryor Richard Pryor Self, Richard Pryor: Live in Concert Highly influential, and always controversial, African/American actor/comedian who was equally well known for his colorful language during his live comedy shows, as for his fast paced life, multiple marriages and battles with drug addiction. He has been acknowledged by many modern comic artist's as a key influence on their careers...
2. David Ogden Stiers David Ogden Stiers Actor, Beauty and the Beast David Ogden Stiers was born in Peoria, Illinois, moved with his family to Eugene, Oregon during high school and began his acting career in Northern California, acting in the Actor's Workshop and California Shakespeare Festival. He later moved to New York, where he studied drama at Julliard, and joined the Houseman Acting Company at its outset...
3. Tom Irwin Tom Irwin Actor, 21 Grams A native of Illinois, Tom Irwin attended Illinois State University. After graduation, he joined the prestigious Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago. The renowned ensemble of artists - among them Laurie Metcalf, John Malkovich, Gary Sinise and Joan Allen - still work together as often as possible...
4. Amy Weber Amy Weber Actress, Port Charles
5. Marshall Thompson Marshall Thompson Actor, Battleground Although he geared himself up for major film stardom throughout the 1950s, it took a leading role on a 1960s TV series opposite a lion and chimpanzee to make Marshall Thompson a genuine household name. Born on November 27, 1925, and named James Marshall Thompson after an ancestor, a famed Supreme Court justice...
6. Mariclare Costello Mariclare Costello Actress, Santa Barbara
7. Steve Vinovich Steve Vinovich Actor, Awakenings
8. Christopher Duddy Christopher Duddy Visual Effects, Total Recall
9. Lisa Matthews Lisa Matthews Self, Playboy Video Centerfold: Playmate of the Year Lisa Matthews Tall (5' 9"), busty and shapely blonde stunner Lisa Matthews was born Lisa Reich on September 24, 1969 in Peoria, Illinois. Because her father was a corporate nomad, Matthews' family kept moving all over America before eventually settling in Los Angeles, California. Lisa was a tomboy growing up who participated in such athletic activities as baseball...
10. Virgil W. Vogel Virgil W. Vogel Director, The Mole People Virgil W. Vogel began his career at Universal in 1940 as an assistant editor. He worked as an editor for many years, although by the mid-'50s he had begun to tire of the job and pressed Universal executive Edward Muhl for a shot at directing. Vogel was handed The Mole People with John Agar...
11. James Millhollin James Millhollin Actor, The After Hours Thin, fidgety James Millholin made a career out of playing dyspeptic bureaucrats, nervous hotel clerks and other officious authority types. Somewhat reminiscent of Edward Everett Horton or Franklin Pangborn, Millhollin's pinched face, somewhat pop eyes and flighty mannerisms fit those roles like a glove, one...
12. Cynthia Stone Cynthia Stone Actress, Pipeline to Danger
13. Tex Harding Tex Harding Actor, The Return of the Durango Kid Tex Harding was a 'western' character film actor for a few years in the 1940s. He mostly played bit or uncredited roles. His sister was also a film actress. Her name was Dorothy Dix. Tex Harding ended his work career as a meat cutter in a supermarket in Spokane County, Washington State.
14. Lee Garmes Lee Garmes Cinematographer, Scarface One of the most innovative of pioneer cameramen, Lee Garmes started his career on the East Coast with the New York Motion Picture Company, but was soon persuaded by the director Thomas H. Ince to join him in Hollywood. Garmes quickly climbed his way up the ladder, from painter's assistant to prop boy (future director Henry Hathaway shared the same duties at 'Inceville')...
15. Doria Rone Doria Rone Actress, Sensual Friends
16. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons Writer, A Shave and a Haircut, Two Bites
17. Jon Tatum Jon Tatum Production Manager, Spider's Web
18. Sybil Drew Sybil Drew Director, Your Friendly Neighborhood Hero
19. Dan Fogelberg Dan Fogelberg Soundtrack, About Schmidt
20. Chet Brandenburg Chet Brandenburg Actor, Hats Off
21. Elaine 'Spanky' McFarlane Elaine 'Spanky' McFarlane Self, The Mamas and the Papas at the Chanel
22. Daniel Allar Daniel Allar Actor, Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer
23. Bert E. Friedlob Bert E. Friedlob Producer, The Star
24. Bert Woodruff Bert Woodruff Actor, Speedy Bert Woodruff was the son of non-professionals Hannah R. and William A. Woodruff of Peoria, Illinois. He was married to Hattie M. Sprague. He entered the theatrical profession in 1876 in Minstrels and toured for two years as a Minstrel. Toured on the stage from 1878 until 1882, and then entered Vaudeville in Peoria...
25. Andy Kreiss Andy Kreiss Actor, Mr. Deeds
26. Ashley Degenford Ashley Degenford Actress, Perfect 10 Model Boxing
27. Frank Wead Frank Wead Writer, Dive Bomber Frank Wilber "Spig" Wead was a US Navy aviator turned screenwriter who helped promote United States Naval aviation from its inception through World War II. Before and after World War I he was an early proponent of pushing the Navy into air racing and speed competitions. This competition, mainly against the United States Army (and their leader James Doolittle...
28. Billy Mauch Billy Mauch Actor, The Prince and the Pauper 1930s US child actor who usually appeared on screen with his twin, Robert J. Mauch.
29. Kathryn McGuire Kathryn McGuire Actress, Sherlock Jr.
30. Harold Goodwin Harold Goodwin Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
31. Marian Jordan Marian Jordan Actress, Heavenly Days The daughter of a coal miner, Marian was born to Daniel and Anna Driscoll in Peoria, Illinois. As a young adult, Marian gave music lessons and sang in the choir at her Catholic church. She married her childhood sweetheart Jim Jordan on August 31, 1918. They were to have two children, Kathryn and James...
32. Robert J. Mauch Robert J. Mauch Actor, The Prince and the Pauper 1930's US child actor who usually appeared on screen with his twin, Billy Mauch.
33. Joe Girardi Joe Girardi Self, Game 3
34. Mike Donlin Mike Donlin Actor, The General A famous, yet controversial major league baseball player, "Turkey Mike," as Donlin was known because of his unique strut, played on seven teams in a 12-year career, mostly in the National League, from 1899-1914. His career reached its peak in 1905-06, when he was the star outfielder for the champion New York Giants...
35. Troy DeWalt Troy DeWalt Actor, Wristcutters: A Love Story Troy was born and raised in Elmwood, Illinois.(25 miles west of Peoria, Illinois) Troy served in the Army after Graduating High School with a little persuasion from a judge. Troy was stationed in Vincenza Italy, and after his departure from the military he wandered through life. After a year of that he was on his way to Hollywood to make it as an Actor...
36. Dee Green Dee Green Actress, Brideless Groom
37. Richard A. Whiting Richard A. Whiting Soundtrack, Amélie Richard A. Whiting was born in Peoria Illinois to a very musical family. After attending Harvard Military Academy Whiting went on to have a long song writing career. In the teens and early 20's Whiting wrote such hits as "Ain't We Got Fun?," "Till We Meet Again," "The Japanese Sandman," "Sleepy Time...
38. Chanté René Linwood Chanté René Linwood Actress, The Dilemma Chanté was raised in the cornfields of Dunlap, Illinois, and at the age 18, she moved to Chicago to attend Columbia College with a major in Film Directing. She has also studied at Second City, Act One Studios, Old Town School of Folk Music, and The Acting Studio Chicago. In 2010, she met casting coordinator...
39. Charles J. Correll Charles J. Correll Writer, The Amos 'n Andy Show
40. Steve Doubet Steve Doubet Actor, General Hospital
41. Dorothy Dix Dorothy Dix Actress, The Nevada Buckaroo Dorothy Dix was the sister of 'western' character film actor Tex Harding. She was approximately 10 years older than her brother. She stopped making films in 1936.
42. Chelsea Raya Chelsea Raya Uncategorised Chelsea Elizabeth Raya was born in Peoria, Illinois. She grew up in a small town in Metamora, Illinois she is the baby in the family. When she was younger she found the love for Music and Acting, At the age of 12 she started writing her own music. She started to play guitar 3 years ago, when she was done with high school Chelsea made the move to Nashville...
43. Matthew Metzger Matthew Metzger Actor, One Life to Live
44. Angie Light Angie Light Actress, Imaginary Friend
45. Gary Richrath Gary Richrath Soundtrack, Paul Blart: Mall Cop
46. Cristy Lane Cristy Lane Soundtrack, Extended Play
47. Steve Christopher Steve Christopher Actor, Shadows
48. Richard Powell Richard Powell Actor, Treasure Island
49. Martin Kenna Martin Kenna Actor, Wake the Witch
50. Eric Liddell Eric Liddell Actor, Prefontaine Eric Liddell was born in Peoria, Illinois. His father is a philosophy Professor and his mother is a Lawyer. Eric graduated High School from Oshkosh North High School, briefly attended the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and moved to Springfield Missouri in 1986. Here he attended Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU) majoring in theater...
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