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51. William Bakewell William Bakewell Actor, Gone with the Wind
52. Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Writer, Mister Roberts Joshua Logan started directing plays while he was still at Princeton and among the first actors he directed were Henry Fonda and James Stewart. His graduation from Princeton was delayed to accompany a classmate to Russia to study with Konstantin Stanislavski, inventor of "method acting". Stanislavsko told him...
53. Clem Fuller Clem Fuller Actor, Gunsmoke
54. Rut Hawn Rut Hawn Actor, Pure Goldie
55. Robert Rossen Robert Rossen Writer, The Hustler
56. Robert Eddison Robert Eddison Actor, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
57. Lyndon Johnson Lyndon Johnson Self, The Presidential Tour
58. John Holland John Holland Actor, My Fair Lady
59. Kenner G. Kemp Kenner G. Kemp Actor, North by Northwest
60. George Pal George Pal Director, The Time Machine George Pal was born on February 1, 1908, in Cegled, Austria-Hungary. Later, when he was still a child, his stage-entertainer parents divorced, and he was raised by his grandparents. In 1928, Pal graduated from the Budapest Academy of Arts with a degree in Architecture and highly developed drawing skills...
61. James Ottaway James Ottaway Actor, The Long Good Friday
62. Dennis Moore Dennis Moore Actor, The Dawn Rider A dark-haired, durably handsome and dependable cowboy actor equipped with a strong stance and taciturn seriousness both on and off camera, Dennis Moore was cast as both hero and villain in his three-decade-long career. A player in well over 200 hundred "B"-level oaters and serials during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s...
63. Rufe Davis Rufe Davis Actor, Petticoat Junction
64. Fred Graham Fred Graham Actor, The Giant Gila Monster Baseball gave burly Fred Graham his start in motion pictures. In 1928 he was working for the MGM sound department and also playing semi-pro baseball on the side. The studio was making a murder mystery called Death on the Diamond, starring Robert Young and Nat Pendleton. Graham was hired to tutor Young and Pendleton in the fine points of the game...
65. Marshall Kent Marshall Kent Actor, The Last Voyage
66. Grégoire Aslan Grégoire Aslan Actor, The Return of the Pink Panther
67. Phil Karlson Phil Karlson Director, Kansas City Confidential Phil Karlson entered the film industry while a law student at Loyola Marymount University in California. He got a job at Universal Pictures as a prop man, then worked pretty much any job they threw at him, from being an assistant director on several Bud Abbott and Lou Costello films to directing short subjects...
68. Tito Guízar Tito Guízar Actor, Brazil Federico Arturo Guízar Tolentino was born on April 8, 1908, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Over the objections of his father, he trained early as a singer and, as such, was sent to New York in 1929 to record the songs of Agustín Lara. While there he had a radio show, "Tito Guízar y su Guitar", and studied opera...
69. Bud Collyer Bud Collyer Self, To Tell the Truth Most of Clayton's family was in show biz, but he initially decided to go into his father's field, law. He worked his way through Fordham University as a radio actor and singer, then took a job as a law clerk. Two years later, realizing that radio was very much more lucrative a career, he changed his last name to Collyer and became a full-time actor...
70. George Dolenz George Dolenz Actor, The Count of Monte Cristo George Dolenz was born in Italy in 1908 to a large family. He left Italy in the 1920s to start a new life and it seemed that he didn't want to look back on his old one. He arrived in Los Angeles in the 1940s and it was there that he somehow met up with Howard Hughes. Hughes signed him up as a leading man at RKO Pictures--which he owned--but...
71. Arch Hall Sr. Arch Hall Sr. Actor, Eegah
72. Tex Avery Tex Avery Director, The Woody Woodpecker Show Tex Avery was a descendant of Judge Roy Bean and Daniel Boone, but all his grandma ever told him about it was "Don't ever mention you are kin to Roy Bean. He's a no good skunk!!" After graduating from North Dallas High School in 1927, Avery moved to Southern California in 1929 and got a job in the harbor...
73. Johnny Green Johnny Green Music Department, Oliver! Joining ASCAP in 1931, his chief musical collaborators included Gus Kahn, 'E.Y. Harburg' ("Yip"), Billy Rose, Johnny Mercer, Edward Heyman, Paul Francis Webster, and Mack David. His popular-song compositions include "Body and Soul," "Coquette," "I'm Yours," "Oceans of Time," "Out of Nowhere," "Weep No More My Baby," "I Cover the Waterfront," "An Hour Ago This Minute," "Rain...
74. Charles Morton Charles Morton Actor, Four Sons Handsome, athletic actor whose career started in the late silent era as a leading man and continued into sound features and finally television. Born in Illinois, Morton spent his adolescence in Madison, Wisconsin; receiving his education at Madison High School and the University of Wisconsin. He made his first stage appearance at the age of seven and later appeared in vaudeville...
75. Ralph Wright Ralph Wright Writer, The Jungle Book
76. Kermit Murdock Kermit Murdock Actor, In the Heat of the Night
77. Quentin Crisp Quentin Crisp Actor, Orlando Quentin Crisp was born Denis Pratt on Christmas Day, 1908, in the London suburb of Sutton. He the youngest of four children; his father was lawyer, mother former nursery governess. In his autobiographical work, "The Naked Civil Servant", he describes a difficult childhood in a rigorously homophobic society...
78. Patrick Barr Patrick Barr Actor, Octopussy Patrick Barr, born into a judicial family in British India in 1908, was active for more than half a century on the stage, screen and, later, very successfully on television. Tall and distinguished, the son of a judge and (in retirement) theatrical manager, Barr was educated at Radley and Trinity College, Oxford, winning a "blue" in the 1929 University Boat Race...
79. Eddie Acuff Eddie Acuff Actor, The Petrified Forest Eddie Acuff is one of those wonderful supporting actors who peopled the fascinating world of Hollywood's A, B or Z movies. In a career spanning eighteen years he appeared in an amazing almost 300 movies and one TV episode! His appearances could be invisible (when deleted), hardly visible (he portrayed an endless series of cabbies...
80. Ed Prentiss Ed Prentiss Actor, Days of Our Lives
81. Dick Purcell Dick Purcell Actor, King of the Zombies
82. Louis L'Amour Louis L'Amour Writer, Hondo
83. Ron Myron Ron Myron Actor, Ring of Fire
84. Reginald Beckwith Reginald Beckwith Actor, Thunderball
85. Myron McCormick Myron McCormick Actor, The Hustler American character actor of vast stage experience who appeared infrequently but memorably in films. A native of Albany, Indiana, he attended Princeton University, where he was an honors student and Phi Beta Kappa. In 1929, he joined the University Players in Massachusetts, joining and eventually sharing a New York City apartment with a trio of struggling performers: Henry Fonda...
86. Felix Knight Felix Knight Actor, Babes in Toyland
87. Terence de Marney Terence de Marney Actor, Die, Monster, Die! Gaunt, emaciated-looking British character actor, who enjoyed a lengthy career on the stage, both as an actor and as a director. By the age of 19, he was already a noted writer and producer of plays. De Marney made his theatrical debut in London in 1923. His first major role was as Jim Hawkins in "Treasure Island"...
88. Steve Pendleton Steve Pendleton Actor, Rio Grande
89. Alain Cuny Alain Cuny Actor, La Dolce Vita Alain Cuny went to medical school with the intention of becoming a physician, but left to attend an arts school in Paris and became a painter. He entered the film industry as a costume and set designer for such directors as Alberto Cavalcanti and Jacques Feyder, all the time attending acting school. In the late 1930s he began acting professionally...
90. Philip Coolidge Philip Coolidge Actor, North by Northwest
91. Duke York Duke York Actor, Flash Gordon Duke York Jr. has a long resume as one of Hollywood's best stunt men. He is still often seen on TV today although audiences may not recognize him. He is most often seen today as the various "monsters" that confronted The Three Stooges during the 1940s, and as King Kala (wearing a bald cap) in the first Flash Gordon serial.
92. William Saroyan William Saroyan Writer, Izgnanie The Oscar winner and Pulitzer Prize recipient William Saroyan, who gained world fame with his classic book "The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze" (1934), was born in California to Armenak and Takoohi Saroyan, Armenian refugees from the Turkish Ottoman Empire which perpetrated the Armenian genocide...
93. Russ Columbo Russ Columbo Soundtrack, Raging Bull
94. Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. Writer, Today No one in the broadcast television industry -- in the U.S. or abroad -- will doubt for an instant that Sylvester (Pat) Weaver has been its foremost creative force. He was born in Los Angeles, California, to Elenor Isabel (Dixon) and Sylvester Laflin Weaver. From commercial television's nascent days at the end of the 1940s...
95. Pierce Lyden Pierce Lyden Actor, The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues Born in Naponee, Nebraska Father was horse buyer for the U.S. Army, learned to ride horses bareback because parents could not afford saddles. Attended University of Nebraska and the Emerson College of Oratory. Received the "Golden Boot" award in 1992. The city of Orange, California declared a " Pierce Lyden Day"...
96. Leonard Strong Leonard Strong Actor, Shane
97. Harold Peary Harold Peary Actor, Rudolph's Shiny New Year A talented singer as a child, Peary later went into radio in 1925. By 1929, he had his own radio show and got his big break in 1935 when he was cast in the Fibber McGee and Molly Show as Throckmorton Gildersleeve. In 1939, Peary was making a personal appearance in a theatre promoting the Fibber McGee and Mollie Show and casually did what would be his trademark giggle...
98. John Creasey John Creasey Writer, The Baron John Creasey was the seventh of nine children born to Joseph Creasey, a coachmaker, and Ruth Creasey. They were very poor, and John suffered a bout of polio, resulting in his not learning to walk until he was six. He was ten when a schoolmaster suggested he had a gift for writing. John left school at the age of fourteen...
99. Bill Fraser Bill Fraser Actor, Bootsie and Snudge
100. Will Lee Will Lee Actor, As the World Turns
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