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1. Mae Questel Mae Questel Actress, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Her Orthodox Jewish family were totally adverse to her having an entertainment career. Her parents and grandparents forced her to leave the Theatre Guild school (New York) while still a teenager and had their wills drawn up accordingly so as to discourage this career choice. Studied drama at Columbia University, and belonged to the American Theatre Wing...
2. Conrad L. Hall Conrad L. Hall Cinematographer, American Beauty Connie's career got its major boost when Leslie Stevens hired him as Director of Photography for his first TV series, "Stoney Burke", in 1962, and then he became the major DP for the "Outer Limits", from 1963-64, along with his camera operator, Bill Fraker, both of whom moved on to brilliant film careers.
3. Robert Stigwood Robert Stigwood Producer, Grease
4. Iron Eyes Cody Iron Eyes Cody Actor, Ernest Goes to Camp Iron Eyes Cody was born Espera or "Oscar" DeCorti, the son of two first-generation immigrants from Italy. In 1924 he moved to California, changed his name from "DeCorti" to "Corti" to Cody, and started working as an actor, presenting himself as a Native American. He married an Indian woman, Bertha Parker...
5. Berry Kroeger Berry Kroeger Actor, Deadly Is the Female Born and educated in the well-to-do Alamo Heights area of San Antonio, Texas, Berry Kroeger first acted in local theatrical productions at the San Pedro Playhouse. His silky voice seemed tailor-made for a lengthy career on radio. By 1931, he was active both as announcer and purveyor of dramatic exploits and crime detection on network serials...
6. James Edwards James Edwards Actor, Patton Pioneering actor who was among Hollywood's first - years ahead of Sidney Poitier - to crush the Stepin Fetchit stereotype of black males as shiftless illiterates. Although in some pictures Edwards would portray subservient characters (e.g. "General" George C. Scott's valet in Patton), he delivered true dignity in his performances...
7. Phyllis Gates Phyllis Gates Self, The James Dean Story
8. Brian Gibson Brian Gibson Director, What's Love Got to Do with It
9. Michel Galabru Michel Galabru Actor, Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar
10. Bill Lancaster Bill Lancaster Writer, The Thing Bill was known by his friends as "Billy", when he was a youth. He attended "public" school, as many actor's sons and daughters did in the 1960s. He was never athletic since he was stricken with a childhood disease. He was well liked at Emerson Junior High School in West Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Emerson in June 1962...
11. Donal Donnelly Donal Donnelly Actor, The Godfather: Part III Donal Donnelly was an Irish actor best known in the cinema for roles in The Knack... and How to Get It and The Godfather: Part III and on stage for his work in the plays of Brian Friel. He was born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, on July 6, 1931, but raised in Dublin, Ireland. In Dublin, he went to a Christian Brothers School where he acted in school plays with classmates Jack MacGowran and Milo O'Shea...
12. Gerry Rafferty Gerry Rafferty Soundtrack, Good Will Hunting Singer/songwriter Gerry Rafferty was born on April 16, 1947 in Paisley, Scotland. He was the third son of Irish miner and lorry driver Joseph Rafferty and Rafferty's Scottish wife Mary Skeffington. His abusive alcoholic father died when Gerry was only sixteen. Rafferty grew up in a council house on the town's Glenburn estate and attended St...
13. Tony Lip Tony Lip Actor, Donnie Brasco Tony Lip (born Frank Anthony Vallelonga) originates from the Bronx, New York. He worked for twelve years at the world-famous Copacabana Nightclub in New York City. At the Copa, he played host to the most famous personalities of the era, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Bobby Darin. Lip then went on to a career in acting...
14. Steve Raines Steve Raines Actor, Rawhide
15. Stuart Scott Stuart Scott Self, The Game Plan
16. Anneka Di Lorenzo Anneka Di Lorenzo Actress, Dressed to Kill Stunningly gorgeous, shapely, and enticing brunette knockout Anneka Di Lorenzo was born Marjorie Lee Thoreson in September 6, 1952 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Anneka dropped out of high school and moved to Los Angeles, California after her parents divorced in 1967. Di Lorenzo worked as a receptionist, a cocktail waitress...
17. Tim O'Kelly Tim O'Kelly Actor, Targets
18. Robert Anderson Robert Anderson Actor, The Left Handed Gun
19. Albert Camus Albert Camus Writer, Loin des hommes Albert Camus was born on November 7, 1913, in Mondovi, Algeria. His parents were Spanish-French-Algerian (pied noir) colonists. His father, named Lucien Camus died in the Battle of Marne (1914) during WWI. His mother, named Catherine Helene Sintes was of Spanish origin, she was a mute deaf, due to a stroke...
20. Harry Fowler Harry Fowler Actor, The Army Game
21. Thomas Richards Thomas Richards Editor, The Maltese Falcon
22. Casey Johnson Casey Johnson Self, Drinks with LX
23. Dorothy Granger Dorothy Granger Actress, Punch Drunks Dorothy Granger was one of the first members of SAG when the Screen Actors Guild was founded over 65 years ago. A Texas beauty contest winner at the age of thirteen, Dorothy's career ran from a long-running two-reeler series, as the wife of Leon Errol for RKO, to the long-running television series Death Valley Days with Ronald Reagan...
24. Daisy Hilton Daisy Hilton Actress, Freaks Born to a barmaid, Daisy and her conjoined twin sister Violet Hilton were raised by the midwife who delivered them. This woman, Mary Hilton, saw her meal ticket in the curly-haired babies and trained them to perform. The girls were ill-treated and kept in a state of poverty until they arranged a private meeting with a lawyer at the age of 23...
25. Art Acord Art Acord Actor, Lazy Lightning
26. Kalpana Kalpana Actress, Professor Kalpana Mohan was born as Archana in Srinagar, Kashmir, India on July 18, 1946. Her father, Avani Mohan, a freedom fighter, was close to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (Indira Gandhi's father) and an active member of the All India Congress Committee. For his political beliefs, he was jailed for some time. Nehru often invited Kalpana...
27. Christopher Isherwood Christopher Isherwood Writer, A Single Man
28. Ralph Dumke Ralph Dumke Actor, Invasion of the Body Snatchers
29. Robert B. Sinclair Robert B. Sinclair Director, That Wonderful Urge
30. Rahul Dev Burman Rahul Dev Burman Composer, Life of Pi
31. Thelma White Thelma White Actress, Reefer Madness Sassy comedienne Thelma White became a rather reluctant entry into cult film history with her infamous role as blonde vixen "Mae Colman", who pushes marijuana ("demon weed") onto unsuspecting school-age youths in the classic 1930s turkey Reefer Madness (aka "Reefer Madness" (1936)). It was not how she would have liked to be remembered...
32. Maja Maranow Maja Maranow Actress, Ein starkes Team
33. Richard Maibaum Richard Maibaum Writer, Goldfinger The name is "Maibaum, Richard Maibaum".....the brilliant screenwriter who adapted the Ian Fleming 007 novels into the highly entertaining screenplays of nearly every James Bond film from Dr. No through to Licence to Kill. Maibaum attended New York University, then studied acting at the University of Iowa...
34. Violet Hilton Violet Hilton Actress, Freaks Born to a barmaid, Violet and her conjoined twin sister Daisy Hilton were raised by the midwife who delivered them. This woman, Mary Hilton, saw her meal ticket in the curly-haired babies and trained them to perform. The girls were ill-treated and kept in a state of poverty until they arranged a private meeting with a lawyer at the age of 23...
35. Oscar Polk Oscar Polk Actor, Gone with the Wind
36. Dudley Nichols Dudley Nichols Writer, Stagecoach
37. T.S. Eliot T.S. Eliot Writer, Murder in the Cathedral T.S. Eliot ranks with William Butler Yeats as the greatest English language poet of the 20th Century and was certainly the most influential. He was born Thomas Stearns Eliot into the bosom of a respectable middle class family on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. The family had roots in New England...
38. Helena Ruzicková Helena Ruzicková Actress, Slunce, seno a pár facek
39. Clyde Bruckman Clyde Bruckman Writer, The General Had been out of work and was pretty much broke when he killed himself. He borrowed Buster Keaton's gun and after eating a meal that he could not pay for, shot himself. There are two stories; One says it was in the restroom of the cafe on Santa Monica Blvd, and the other story states he did it in the phone booth...
40. Herb Mitchell Herb Mitchell Actor, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
41. Leonard Kibrick Leonard Kibrick Actor, It's a Wonderful World
42. Kerry McGregor Kerry McGregor Self, The X Factor Born in Pumpherston, West Lothian, Scotland, Kerry McGregor had an extraordinary life of triumph over tragedy with so many people describing her attitude as an inspiration to us all. Kerry's first set back was the loss of her father George, who died in a road traffic accident when she was just 5 years old...
43. Zvonko Lepetic Zvonko Lepetic Actor, Balkanski spijun
44. John Gary John Gary Self, The John Gary Show Composer and singer; started as vocalist with Don McNeill's 'Breakfast Club' for two years. He was a salvage diver, and later a New Orleans radio singer, featured also in night clubs. He has made many records. He joined ASCAP in 1960 and composed: "Life of My Life"; "Forget It"; "Where Did You Go Last Night?"; and "Possom Song"...
45. Diether Krebs Diether Krebs Actor, SOKO München
46. Topsy Jane Topsy Jane Actress, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
47. Kate Price Kate Price Actress, Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley
48. Les Brown Les Brown Music Department, Forrest Gump Famed band leader, composer, author, arranger and conductor, educated at Ithaca College, the New York Military Academy, and Duke University (where he led the dance orchestra). He worked as a freelance arranger, and formed the Band of Renown in 1938, touring until 1947. He joined ASCAP in 1952, collaborating with Ben Homer and Bud Green...
49. Bernard Williams Bernard Williams Producer, Daredevil
50. Sandro Sandro Actor, Subí que te llevo Sandro was born on August 19, 1945, as Roberto Sanchez. He began the secondary school and was expelled in the first year. In 1960 he formed of his first band of music called "Blue Trio" (Trío Azul). Later, when one of the members of the group gone, turned into the duo "The Caribs" (Los Caribes). Dissolved The Caribs in few time...
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