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1. John Gilbert John Gilbert Actor, The Big Parade John Gilbert was born into a show-business family - his father was a comic with the Pringle Stock Company. By 1915 John was an extra with Thomas H. Ince's company and a lead player by 1917. In those days he was assistant director, actor or screenwriter. He also tried his hand at directing. By 1919 he was being noticed in films and getting better roles...
2. Peter Cook Peter Cook Actor, The Princess Bride One of four stars of the London and New York revues Beyond the Fringe and Beyond the Fringe (with Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett, and Dudley Moore). Later created scatological comedy routine "Derek & Clive" with Moore.
3. Peter Yates Peter Yates Director, Bullitt Having seen Robbery and Bullitt, it comes as no surprise that Peter Yates started out as a professional racing car driver and team manager - albeit briefly - before turning his attention to film. The son of a military man, he was educated at Charterhouse School and trained at RADA, gaining his first experience as an actor with local repertory companies...
4. Jesse White Jesse White Actor, Harvey Lovable, laid-back Jesse White made acting seem fun and easy. He was born Jesse Marc Weidenfeld in Buffalo, New York, and was raised in Akron, Ohio. He made his first amateur appearance on the local stage at age 15. Before breaking into professional theater in the 1940s, he held many different jobs...
5. Noble Johnson Noble Johnson Actor, King Kong African-American movie actor and producer Noble Johnson was born on April 18, 1881, in Marshall, Missouri. His family moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado, when Noble was very young, and it was there that he met Lon Chaney at school. They became friends as children, and later got re-acquainted when both were making movies in Hollywood and became friends all over again (surprisingly...
6. Bill McCutcheon Bill McCutcheon Actor, Sesame Street
7. Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale Edith 'Little Edie' Bouvier Beale Self, The Beales of Grey Gardens
8. Steve Brodie Steve Brodie Actor, Out of the Past Primarily known as a "B" movie bad guy of hundreds of films, husky actor Steve Brodie was born John Daugherty Stephens on November 25, 1919, in El Dorado, Kansas. Raised in Wichita, he dropped out of school and raced cars, boxed and worked on oil rigs to get by. He initially entertained a criminal law career but that interest quickly wore off after having to toil as a property boy...
9. Jon Hager Jon Hager Self, Episode #1.1
10. Arthur Lake Arthur Lake Actor, Topper His parents were circus acrobats and he became part of their act. When they changed to vaudeville and wound up in California, he got a job in the movies. The founder of Universal Pictures, Carl Laemmle changed his name to Lake. In silent films he played somewhat dimwitted youngsters, The long-running part of Dagwood in the "Blondie" series pretty much continued the the pattern into adult life...
11. Harry Endo Harry Endo Actor, Over Fifty? Steal
12. Morris D. Erby Morris D. Erby Actor, THX 1138
13. Stuart Quan Stuart Quan Actor, Big Trouble in Little China
14. Leonard P. Geer Leonard P. Geer Stunts, Scarface
15. Pierre Fresnay Pierre Fresnay Actor, La Grande Illusion
16. Mae LaBorde Mae LaBorde Actress, Pineapple Express
17. Marguerite Churchill Marguerite Churchill Actress, The Big Trail
18. Hugh Sanders Hugh Sanders Actor, The Wild One
19. John Slater John Slater Actor, Passport to Pimlico
20. Herman Bing Herman Bing Actor, The Great Ziegfeld Character actor in 30's and 40's Hollywood who was not unknown to burlesque his own Deutsch accent.
21. Madge Ryan Madge Ryan Actress, A Clockwork Orange
22. Don Stewart Don Stewart Actor, Guiding Light Don Stewart was born to George and Marian Stewart on November 14, 1935. He spent his youth in Nebraska with his older brother, George, and his younger brother and sister, Jack and Marilyn. He then moved to New York and began studying opera. He worked on and off Broadway, and even understudied for Robert Goulet in Camelot at a young age...
23. Sultan Rahi Sultan Rahi Actor, Maula Jat Rugged looks, brawny and stocky, with an aggressive style of dialogue delivery. 'Sultan Rahi' the Pakistani film superstar was the ultimate action hero and firmly established himself as the biggest film personality from Pakistan. He was a Pakistani version of 'Bruce Lee', 'Chuck Norris','Sylvester Stallone'...
24. Anton Karas Anton Karas Soundtrack, xXx Anton Karas was a mere entertainer in an Heurige (Viennese Wine Bar), but Carol Reed selected him as the musical director of "The Third Man" (1949). He was invited to London and lived with Reed. Reed treated him very well, but Karas was in a slump - then suddenly Reed rushed into Karas' room, and lay at full length on the floor...
25. Northern Calloway Northern Calloway Actor, Sesame Street, Special
26. Lyndon Brook Lyndon Brook Actor, Reach for the Sky A distinguished stage and screen actor, Lyndon Brook was the son of the silent British film star Clive Brook, and the actress, Mildred Evelyn. His elder sister, Faith Brook, is one of Britain's best known stage and TV actresses. Brook was best-known to cinema-goers of the 1950s and 60s for...
27. Vanessa Freeman Vanessa Freeman Actress, Pirate Video Deluxe 6: Double Confusion
28. Philip O'Brien Philip O'Brien Actor, Batman
29. Johnny Grant Johnny Grant Self, Hollywood Homicide
30. Charito Solis Charito Solis Actress, Of the Flesh
31. Lorella De Luca Lorella De Luca Actress, Il Bidone
32. Fearless Nadia Fearless Nadia Actress, Diamond Queen Fearless Nadia was born Mary Evans in Perth, Australia. She accompanied her family to India as a child. She began working in the cirucs in the early 1930s, where she took the name Fearless Nadia. The tall, blue-eyed, blonde began her film career several years later in Hindi language films in India...
33. James Stone James Stone Actor, Barefoot in the Park
34. Templeton Fox Templeton Fox Actress, Tony Rome
35. Lilly Christine Lilly Christine Actress, Achtung! Hochspannung! Lilly Christine, a.k.a. "The Cat Girl," was a famous and beloved burlesque exotic dancer and men's magazine model of the late 1940's up until the early 1960's with a mesmerizing stage presence, a wild mane of long peroxide blonde hair, and a simply spectacular 37C-22-35 voluptuous bombshell body. Lilly was born as Martha Theresa Pompender on December 17...
36. Irma St. Paule Irma St. Paule Actress, Twelve Monkeys
37. Larry Solway Larry Solway Actor, The Brood
38. Bill Naughton Bill Naughton Writer, Alfie
39. Towje Kleiner Towje Kleiner Actor, It Can Only Get Worse
40. Frank Rice Frank Rice Actor, Dynamite Dan
41. Roberto Roberti Roberto Roberti Director, Prisoner of the Owls; or, The Victims of Revenge
42. Van Whitfield Van Whitfield Actor, Great Gettin' Up Mornin' Born on September 8th 1930 in Washington D.C. Vantile Emmanuel Whitfield was the only son of Lugene Ellen Green and Theodore Roosevelt Whitfield. Vantile has two daughters (Bellina Logan, Actress and Elizabeth Whitfield)and a son (Lance Vantile Whitfield). Vantile E. Whitfield was a director, teacher...
43. Mario Arteaga Mario Arteaga Actor, Bite the Bullet
44. R.S.M. Brittain R.S.M. Brittain Actor, They Were Not Divided
45. Viveca Serlachius Viveca Serlachius Actress, Motorkavaljerer
46. Émile Reynaud Émile Reynaud Director, Pauvre Pierrot His father was a watchmaker, his mother a schoolteacher. He was taught by his parents, and they believed he should learn whilst having fun. When his father died, him and mother both left Paris for Puy-en-Velay. He became a professor of physics and natural sciences, and taught from 1873 to 1877. During this time he invented the "praxinoscope" which is an instrument that creates optical illusions...
47. Joan Blair Joan Blair Actress, Scooper Dooper
48. Theodore J. Pahle Theodore J. Pahle Cinematographer, Marius
49. Thelma Whiteley Thelma Whiteley Actress, Feet of Clay
50. S. Ramanathan S. Ramanathan Director, Bombay to Goa
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