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1. Pete Postlethwaite Pete Postlethwaite Actor, Inception An odd-looking but quite fascinating bloke with prominent, bony cheeks and almost a rawboned figure, the distinguished character actor Pete Postlethwaite was born Peter William Postlethwaite in 1946 and grew up in Lancashire, England amid middle-class surroundings. He went to college and while completing his studies developed an interest in theatre...
2. Anne Francis Anne Francis Actress, Forbidden Planet One tall, cool drink of water, the beautiful, curvaceous, mole-lipped Anne Francis got into show business quite early in life. She was born Ann Marvak on September 16, 1930 in Ossining, New York (which is near Sing Sing prison), the only child of Phillip Marvak, a businessman/salesman, and the former Edith Francis...
3. Alan Hale Jr. Alan Hale Jr. Actor, Hang 'Em High The son of the great character actor (and Errol Flynn sidekick) Alan Hale, Alan Hale Jr. (he dropped the Jr. after his father passed away) was literally born into the movies. Hale did his first movie as a baby and continued to act until his death. Unlike other child actors, Hale made a smooth transition in the movies and starred in several classics like Up Periscope...
4. Dick Powell Dick Powell Actor, Murder, My Sweet In the 1930s , Dick Powell was the juvenile lead in the Warner backstage musicals opposite such rising stars as Ruby Keeler and Joan Blondell. After his career in musicals, he was cast in private-eye roles and became a producer and director for both TV and movies.
5. Jack Carson Jack Carson Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace When Jack Carson arrived in Hollywood in 1937, he found work at RKO as an extra. His first major acting role came alongside Humphrey Bogart in the romantic comedy Stand-In. After a few years, he developed into a popular character actor who would be seen in a large number of comedies, musicals and a few westerns...
6. Osa Massen Osa Massen Actress, Rocketship X-M Osa Massen (born Aase Iverson Madsen) was a newspaper photographer with an ambition to become a film editor. Prolific Danish film director 'Alice O'Fredericks' gave her a role in her film Kidnapped. After only two films in Denmark, she was given a screen test by 20th Century Fox and arrived in Hollywood in 1936...
7. Tex Ritter Tex Ritter Soundtrack, High Noon Singing-cowboy star of "B" westerns during the 30's and 40's and later country-music recording star.
8. Virginia Field Virginia Field Actress, Waterloo Bridge London-born actress, daughter of the King's Counsel, St. John Field, educated in Paris and Vienna. Her mother, a cousin of famous Confederate General Robert E. Lee, chose the name "Virginia" as homage to Lee's beloved home state. Virginia also had an actress aunt, Auriol Lee, who paved the way for her debut on the stage...
9. Una Merkel Una Merkel Actress, The Parent Trap Una Merkel began her movie career as stand-in for Lillian Gish in the movie The Wind. After that, she performed on Broadway before she returned to movies for the D.W. Griffith film Abraham Lincoln. In her early years, before gaining a few pounds, she looked like Lillian Gish, but after Abraham Lincoln her comic potential was discovered...
10. Ned Wertimer Ned Wertimer Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End
11. Emil Jannings Emil Jannings Actor, The Blue Angel His real name was Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz, and in the early 1900s, he was already working in the theater under Max Reinhardt's company. Important movies where he defined himself as a convincing actor were Madame DuBarry and Quo Vadis?, followed by The Last Laugh(aka The Last Laugh) in 1924 and Jealousy (aka Variety) in 1925...
12. Steven Gilborn Steven Gilborn Actor, Doctor Dolittle
13. Lynn Cartwright Lynn Cartwright Actress, A League of Their Own Frequently appearing for or alongside her actor/writer husband of 50 years, noted stage, screen and TV heavy and writer Leo Gordon, actress Lynn Cartwright is probably best remembered for one of her early screen roles as the brusque, Brooklyn-accented switchboard operator in the cult horror The Wasp Woman...
14. Nancy Kelly Nancy Kelly Actress, The Bad Seed Brunette Nancy Kelly started in show business as a one-year-old model for James Montgomery Flagg. While receiving her education at the Bentley School for Girls, she also trained as an actress. From 1926, the precociously talented Nancy became one of the most prolific of Hollywood child actresses, with performances opposite established stars like Gloria Swanson and Jean Hersholt...
15. Silvana Gallardo Silvana Gallardo Actress, Death Wish II
16. Jeffrey Disick Jeffrey Disick Self, The Kardashians Take NYC
17. Jett Travolta Jett Travolta Thanks, Old Dogs
18. Patrick O'Brian Patrick O'Brian Writer, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
19. Patricia Smith Patricia Smith Actress, The Spirit of St. Louis
20. Ross Alexander Ross Alexander Actor, Captain Blood The tragically brief life of fresh-faced, boyishly handsome Ross Alexander, who seemed to have everything going for him, plays these days like a bad Hollywood movie. Alexander was a charming, highly engaging young actor whose pleasant voice and breezy personality aided greatly in his transition from Broadway teen player to young adult Warner Bros...
21. John Wojtowicz John Wojtowicz Self, The Dog
22. Peter Hobbs Peter Hobbs Actor, Sleeper
23. Dick Emery Dick Emery Actor, Yellow Submarine In the 1960s and 1970s, Dick Emery was one of the most successful comics on the box. He was voted BBC TV Personality of the Year, thanks to creations such as his toothy vicar, sex-starved spinster Hettie, crusty old Lampwick, outrageously camp Clarence, who coined the phrase: "Hallo honky tonks". Perhaps the most memorable of all was Mandy...
24. John Woodnutt John Woodnutt Actor, Dragonheart: A New Beginning
25. Willard Maas Willard Maas Director, Narcissus
26. Richard D. Winters Richard D. Winters Self, Points
27. Shepard Menken Shepard Menken Actor, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
28. Teri Diver Teri Diver Actress, Anal Intruder 9: The Butt from Another Planet Tiny (under five feet), sexy, and attractive Irish redhead Teri Diver was born Bonnie Jean Clarke on September 6, 1971. Teri became an emancipated youth at age 13 and graduated from high school ahead of her class. Diver attended college early and majored in behavior modification. At age 18 she started stripping in order to pay her way through college...
29. Erroll Garner Erroll Garner Soundtrack, Silver Linings Playbook Composer ("Misty") and pianist, the younger brother of Linton S. Garner. He was a professional pianist at age seven over KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. After his high school education, he entertained in high schools and theatres in New York and California, and was featured with the Slam Stewart Trio. Later...
30. Bibi Osterwald Bibi Osterwald Actress, As Good as It Gets
31. Jo Ann Marlowe Jo Ann Marlowe Actress, Mildred Pierce Jo Ann Marlowe was born Jo Ann Mares in Schuyler, NE in 1936 to Edward and Theora Mares. Jo Ann was discovered on a family vacation in Hollywood at age 4 by a Warner Brothers director in a restaurant. The family relocated to California and Jo Ann took the stage name, Jo Ann Marlowe. Jo Ann acted for...
32. Barbara Pilavin Barbara Pilavin Actress, Constantine
33. Anwar Hussain Anwar Hussain Actor, Guide
34. Jim Boyd Jim Boyd Actor, 130B
35. Sandy Sanders Sandy Sanders Actor, Phantom from Space
36. Miguel M. Delgado Miguel M. Delgado Director, The Little Priest
37. Lucienne Camille Lucienne Camille Actress, La mazurka del barone, della santa e del fico fiorone
38. George MacDonald Fraser George MacDonald Fraser Writer, Octopussy George McDonald Fraser was an expert storyteller and master of the comic novel. His most widely read books chronicle the adult exploits of Harry Flashman (the original cowardly school bully of "Tom Brown's Schooldays"). Though fictionalised, these bawdy adventures are invariably set against an impeccably well-researched and annotated historical background...
39. Richard Hart Richard Hart Actor, Green Dolphin Street While he had a short life and very short film career, sleekly handsome actor Richard Hart, with his dark and virile looks, demonstrated much promise in those few years, especially on Broadway and in TV's "Golden Age." It all ended quickly, however, with his sudden demise at age 35. Born Richard Comstock Hart...
40. Arthur Gould-Porter Arthur Gould-Porter Actor, Bedknobs and Broomsticks
41. Frank Muir Frank Muir Self, We Have Ways of Making You Laugh
42. Renato Rascel Renato Rascel Actor, Policarpo
43. Franciska Gaal Franciska Gaal Actress, The Buccaneer Popular Continental cabaret artist of the 20s and 30s who starred in DeMille's 'The Buccaneer' (1938) and later appeared in two other US films. She also appeared sporadically on Broadway.
44. Brice Mack Brice Mack Animation Department, Cinderella
45. Margot Stevenson Margot Stevenson Actress, Calling Philo Vance
46. Mona Carlson Mona Carlson Actress, The Fashion Show
47. Frances E. Williams Frances E. Williams Actress, The Jerk
48. Lynda Gibson Lynda Gibson Actress, The Castle
49. Robert C. Solomon Robert C. Solomon Actor, Waking Life
50. Kenneth Hawks Kenneth Hawks Director, Big Time
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