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1. Cesar Romero Cesar Romero Actor, Batman: The Movie Tall, suave and sophisticated Cesar Romero actually had two claims to fame in Hollywood. To one generation, he was the distinguished Latin lover of numerous musicals and romantic comedies, and the rogue bandit The Cisco Kid in a string of low-budget westerns. However, to a younger generation weaned on television...
2. Donna Douglas Donna Douglas Actress, The Beverly Hillbillies An honest-to-goodness Southern Belle, similar to her most famous character role, "Elly May Clampett" on The Beverly Hillbillies, Donna Douglas grew up in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area, loving "critters". She got married soon after high school, had a son, divorced and won a couple of beauty contests, all within the span of a few years...
3. Ray Walston Ray Walston Actor, Fast Times at Ridgemont High Ray Walston started his acting career as a spear carrier with a local stock company. When the family moved to Houston, Texas, Walston's father wanted to teach him the oil business, but Walston instead joined a traveling repertory company (selling tickets as well as acting). He went on to associate with Margo Jones at the Houston Civic Theater for six years...
4. Victor Buono Victor Buono Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Larger than life, Laughtonesque, and with an eloquent, king-sized appetite for maniacal merriment, a good portion of the work of actor Victor Buono was squandered on hokey villainy on both film and television. Ostensibly perceived as bizarre or demented, seldom did Hollywood give this cultivated cut-up...
5. Meg Wyllie Meg Wyllie Actress, General Hospital
6. Barton MacLane Barton MacLane Actor, The Maltese Falcon Barton MacLane graduated from Wesleyan University, where he displayed a notable aptitude for sports, in particular football and basketball. Not surprisingly, his physical prowess led to an early role in The Quarterback with Richard Dix. MacLane once commented that, as an actor, he needed to have the physical strength to tear the bad guys "from limb to limb"...
7. Margaret Sullavan Margaret Sullavan Actress, The Shop Around the Corner Born in Norfolk, Virginia to wealthy stockbroker Cornelius Hancock Sullavan and heiress Garland Council Sullavan, Margaret Brooke overcame a muscle weakness in her childhood to go on to become a rebellious teenager at posh private schools. She went on to perform with the University Players at Harvard and made her Broadway debut in Hello...
8. Vilmos Zsigmond Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematographer, The Deer Hunter Along with László Kovács, a fellow student who fled Hungary in 1956, Zsigmond rose to prominence in the 1970s. He is known for his use of natural light and vivid use of color on features such as The Long Goodbye and Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
9. Royce D. Applegate Royce D. Applegate Actor, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
10. Maurice Chevalier Maurice Chevalier Soundtrack, EuroTrip Maurice Chevalier's first working job was as an acrobat, until a serious accident ended that career. He turned his talents to singing and acting, and made several short films in France. During World War I he enlisted in the French army. He was wounded in battle, captured and placed in a POW camp by the Germans...
11. Carol Ohmart Carol Ohmart Actress, House on Haunted Hill She was one of a bevy of sexy blondes shuffled about in 50s films, thrust into the limelight by ambitious movie studios as possible contenders to Marilyn Monroe's uncooperative pedestal. Almost none of these ladies managed to even step up to the plate when it came to the powerful allure of "La Monroe" and starlet Carol Ohmart managed to be no different...
12. Edmund Purdom Edmund Purdom Actor, Sword of Freedom
13. Uta Hagen Uta Hagen Actress, The Boys from Brazil Noted stage actress who has also done limited work in TV and film. Born in Germany and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, she studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Her Broadway debut was in "The Seagull" in 1938. She won her first Tony (and other awards) in 1950 for Clifford Odets "The Country Girl"...
14. Juanita Moore Juanita Moore Actress, Imitation of Life African American actress Juanita Moore entered films in the early 1950s, a time in which few black people were given an opportunity to act in major studio films. Fortunately Moore's roles began improving as Hollywood developed a social consciousness toward the end of the decade. In 1959 she received an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Imitation of Life...
15. Hank Williams Hank Williams Soundtrack, The Shawshank Redemption Hank Williams was born in September 1923 in a small Alabama farming community about 70 miles south of Montgomery. His father was a railroad engineer who was also a victim of shell shock after a year of fighting in France in 1918 during World War I and spent many years in veterans hospitals. Hank's mother...
16. Catya Sassoon Catya Sassoon Actress, Angelfist Daughter of English hair stylist Vidal Sassoon and American actress Beverly Adams, she was born and lived her tender years in Manhattan, New York, then in Los Angeles, California. At 14, she dropped out of Beverly Hills High School to pursue a modeling career in New York, due to the persuasion of talent agent John Casablancas...
17. Jane Morgan Jane Morgan Actress, Our Miss Brooks
18. Ian Fleming Ian Fleming Actor, Quartet
19. Virginia Baker Virginia Baker Actress, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
20. Ed Ramey Ed Ramey Actor, Deliverance
21. Marcel Hillaire Marcel Hillaire Actor, Take the Money and Run Another of a group of scene-stealing character actors who came to the fore during the early years of television, Marcel built a 40-year long career in Hollywood playing the archetypal French gendarme, maitre d' or small time crook. In fact, the balding, steely-eyed little actor was born Erwin Ottmar Hiller...
22. Barbara Werle Barbara Werle Actress, Seconds
23. Joan Rice Joan Rice Actress, His Majesty O'Keefe
24. Cyril Shaps Cyril Shaps Actor, The Pianist The son of a tailor, Cyril studied at the London School of Broadcasting aged 12 years. His first professional appearance, at 12, came on Radio Lyons and Radio Luxembourg in such commercials as O.K. Sauce and Quaker Oats. After demob from the Army, he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art which was followed by Guildford rep and the West End...
25. Patti Page Patti Page Self, The Big Record Patti Page was born Clara Ann Fowler in Oklahoma in 1927. She began her professional singing career at KTUL, a Tulsa radio station. Since the program was sponsored by Page Milk, she adopted the moniker Patti Page, and it stuck. Patti toured the US in the late 1940s with Jimmy Joy, and notably sang with the Benny Goodman band in Chicago...
26. Margot Grahame Margot Grahame Actress, The Informer
27. Brooks Benedict Brooks Benedict Actor, The Freshman
28. Michael Emmet Michael Emmet Actor, Night of the Blood Beast
29. Virgil W. Vogel Virgil W. Vogel Director, Wagon Train 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...
30. Julia Phillips Julia Phillips Producer, Taxi Driver
31. Ryan Mone Ryan Mone The explanation of the dedication at the end of the film 'There's Something about Mary' is that Ryan Mone was a young hockey player from Martha's Vineyard, who died in a car accident at the age of just seventeen in 1998 . The Farrelly brothers are long-term friends of the Mone family and chose to dedicate their film to Ryan as their tribute to his memory.
32. Bob Anderson Bob Anderson Stunts, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
33. Sally Mansfield Sally Mansfield Actress, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger Sally Mansfield was the daughter of Samuel Mahder (October 5, 1901 - April 14, 1970) and Gertude (Page) Mahder (November 17, 1910 - Jan. 22, 1998) and trod the boards under her birth name at Chicago's Gage Park High School (5630 Rockwell Street) in the school's stage presentation of "The Tailormade Man" on June 19th and 20th...
34. Jerry Summers Jerry Summers Actor, What's Up, Doc? Stuntman and actor Jerry Summers was born on February 3, 1931. A first-rate athlete, Summers studied acting with Richard Boone. Jerry began his career as an actor and stuntman in the mid-1950's. Among the notable actors that Summers doubled for are Tony Curtis, Sal Mineo, Christopher Jones...
35. Phyllis Hill Phyllis Hill Actress, General Hospital Phyllis Hill started on the stage in New York and later appeared with the Metropolitan Opera Company's ballet group and the Radio City Music Hall Ballet Corps. Formerly married to actor José Ferrer, she married Frank Overton in Los Angeles in 1962. She went into semi-retirement in 1983 following an automobile accident...
36. A.I. Bezzerides A.I. Bezzerides Writer, On Dangerous Ground
37. David Buttolph David Buttolph Composer, House of Wax Prolific screen composer, arranger, and conductor, educated at Juillard and the Academie fur Musik in Vienna. He played in night clubs in Vienna and Munich from 1923 to 1926, then was an opera coach in Munich, 1926-1927. In 1927 he conducted for NBC, and then became music director for WGY in Schenectady, New York. In 1933, he departed for Hollywood and joined ASCAP in 1944.
38. Robert Fortier Robert Fortier Actor, 3 Women Robert R. Fortier was born Nov. 5, 1926, West Hollywood, Calif. He was a dancer, actor, boat-builder, sailor and a commercial fisherman. A character actor and dancer with stage experience from Broadway in "Pal Joey" (1952) and "Me and Juliet" (1953). Robert Fortier appeared in 47 feature films and TV-productions from 1950 to 1985...
39. M.J. Frankovich M.J. Frankovich Producer, The Shootist
40. Townes van Zandt Townes van Zandt Soundtrack, In Bruges
41. Charles K. Gerrard Charles K. Gerrard Actor, Dracula
42. Benjamin Lum Benjamin Lum Actor, Another 48 Hrs.
43. Gigi Darlene Gigi Darlene Actress, Bad Girls Go to Hell Gigi Darlene was born Heli Leonore Weinreich on March 4, 1943 in Berlin, Germany. Of mixed French and German descent, Gigi had a repressive relationship with her strict mother and uncaring stepfather. Gigi entered and won regional beauty pageants as a teenager growing up in Germany. After threatening to run away from home at age sixteen...
44. Elaine Usher Elaine Usher Actress, The Goose Girl
45. Mario Cuomo Mario Cuomo Self, The U.S. vs. John Lennon Mario Cuomo was born to Andrea and Immaculata Cuomo on June 15th, 1932, in Queens, New York. He was the son of Italian immigrants. In Cuomo's early years he attended Saint John's University, summa cum laude in 1953. He then attended St. John's School of Law, and graduated tied for the top of his class in 1956...
46. Jim O'Brady Jim O'Brady Actor, Treasure Island
47. Fabijan Sovagovic Fabijan Sovagovic Actor, Lisice
48. Charles Hyatt Charles Hyatt Actor, Cool Runnings
49. Warrene Ott Warrene Ott Actress, The Undertaker and His Pals
50. Gertrude Temple Gertrude Temple Actress, Ali Baba Goes to Town Gertrude Amelia Krieger was born on July 15, 1893, in Chicago, Illinois. In 1903, her father, German-born Julius Otto Krieger, relocated the family to Los Angeles, California. Because her parents worked long hours and her father died when she was 15, Gertrude spent much of her childhood caring for her younger brother...
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