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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, Spirited Away David Ogden Stiers began his career in San Francisco at the Actors' Workshop and went on to work with John Houseman's Acting Company in New York on such productions as The Beggar's Opera, Measure for Measure, The Hostage and the hit musical The Magic Show. His other theatre work includes performances with the Committee Revue and Theatre...
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. Steve Vinovich Steve Vinovich Actor, The Swan Princess
6. 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...
7. Mariclare Costello Mariclare Costello Actress, Santa Barbara
8. Doria Rone Doria Rone Actress, Sensual Friends
9. Christopher Duddy Christopher Duddy Visual Effects, Total Recall
10. Cynthia Stone Cynthia Stone Actress, Pipeline to Danger
11. 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...
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. Dan Simmons Dan Simmons Writer, A Shave and a Haircut, Two Bites
15. Harold Goodwin Harold Goodwin Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
16. Dan Fogelberg Dan Fogelberg Soundtrack, About Schmidt
17. Chet Brandenburg Chet Brandenburg Actor, Hats Off
18. 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...
19. Daniel Allar Daniel Allar Actor, Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer
20. 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')...
21. 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.
22. Matthew Metzger Matthew Metzger Actor, One Life to Live
23. 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...
24. Ashley Degenford Ashley Degenford Actress, Perfect 10 Model Boxing
25. Elaine 'Spanky' McFarlane Elaine 'Spanky' McFarlane Self, The Mamas and the Papas at the Chanel
26. Steve Christopher Steve Christopher Actor, Shadows
27. Bert E. Friedlob Bert E. Friedlob Producer, The Star
28. Kathryn McGuire Kathryn McGuire Actress, Sherlock Jr.
29. 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.
30. 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...
31. Charles J. Correll Charles J. Correll Writer, The Amos 'n Andy Show
32. Joe Girardi Joe Girardi Self, Game 3
33. Steve Osunsami Steve Osunsami Self, Episode dated 24 March 2014
34. Andy Kreiss Andy Kreiss Actor, Mr. Deeds
35. Chelsea Elizabeth Raya Chelsea Elizabeth Raya Actress, Vanished Chelsea Elizabeth Raya was born in Peoria, Illinois but grew up in a small town Metamora, Illinois. She is the youngest in the family, When Chelsea was younger she discovered she wanted to be an Actress and Country Singer/Songwriter. At the age of 12 Chelsea started to write her own music and learned how to play the guitar about 3 years ago...
36. Angie Light Angie Light Actress, Imaginary Friend
37. Steve Doubet Steve Doubet Actor, General Hospital
38. Dee Green Dee Green Actress, Brideless Groom
39. Shaun Livingston Shaun Livingston Producer, Next Day Air
40. Martin Kenna Martin Kenna Actor, Wake the Witch
41. Jack Brickhouse Jack Brickhouse Self, 1963 NFL Championship Game
42. Gary Richrath Gary Richrath Soundtrack, Paul Blart: Mall Cop
43. 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...
44. Andrew Driscoll Andrew Driscoll Soundtrack, Despicable Me 2
45. 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...
46. 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...
47. 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...
48. Josh Gibson Josh Gibson Cinematographer, End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless In his hometown of Peoria, Illinois, Josh studied theatre and television production at Illinois Central College. After three years of working for a steel factory, he left his job to take a position at a local NBC affiliated television station. A year later, Josh moved to Chicago to study film and graduated with a BA in Cinematography from Columbia College Chicago...
49. Jon Tatum Jon Tatum Production Manager, Spider's Web
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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