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1. Paul Lynde Paul Lynde Self, The Paul Lynde Halloween Special Paul Lynde was born in 1926 in Mount Vernon, Ohio (one of six children and the middle of four boys). His father was a local police officer and the sheriff of the Mount Vernon Jail for two years. Lynde got his inspiration to become an actor at the age of four or five after his mother took him to see the original silent film Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ...
2. Richard Boone Richard Boone Actor, The Hobbit Richard Boone was a college student, boxer, painter and oil-field laborer before ending up in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After the war he used the G.I. Bill to study acting with the Actor's Studio in New York. Serious and methodical, Boone debuted on Broadway in the play "Medea". Other plays followed...
3. Sheldon Leonard Sheldon Leonard Producer, The New Housekeeper Sheldon Leonard was born in New York City's lower Manhattan, the son of Jewish parents. He studied acting at Syracuse University and, after graduating, landed a job on Wall Street. Following the Wall Street crash of 1929, he found himself unemployed and resolved to become a professional actor on the stage...
4. John Dye John Dye Actor, The Perfect Weapon
5. Spalding Gray Spalding Gray Actor, The Killing Fields
6. Vampira Vampira Actress, Plan 9 from Outer Space The original glamour ghoul herself, "Vampira", of late night 1950s television, was actually born Maila Syrjäniemi (later changed to the easier surname Nurmi) on December 11, 1922 in Petsamo, Finland. Her uncle was the multiple Olympic medal runner Paavo Nurmi. Maila arrived in the United States...
7. Carlo Ponti Carlo Ponti Producer, Doctor Zhivago
8. Dashiell Hammett Dashiell Hammett Writer, The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett was born May 27, 1894, in St. Mary's County, Maryland, to Richard Hammett and Mary Bond. He joined the Baltimore branch of the Pinkerton Detective Agency in 1915. He enlisted in the US Army's Ambulance Corps in June 1918 and was posted to a camp 20 miles from Baltimore, where he caught the flu...
9. Michèle Perello Michèle Perello Actress, Le cri du désir
10. Arthur Batanides Arthur Batanides Actor, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment Stocky, general purpose actor, a prolific face on the small screen during the 1960's and 1970's. Became enamored with acting after performing stand-up routines in front of fellow GIs in Europe, during World War II. Educated in dramatic art at the Actors Lab in Los Angeles, followed by extensive stage experience...
11. Michael Aldridge Michael Aldridge Actor, Chimes at Midnight Excellent British character actor who played in the theater from 1939 to 1986 ("French Without Tears", "Othello" [as "the Moor", a role he had already played at the age of seventeen in a school production], "She Stoops to Conquer", "Jeeves"...) and also appeared in scores of movies, TV movies and TV series...
12. Sidney Miller Sidney Miller Director, The 30 Foot Bride of Candy Rock Sidney Miller was born Sydney L. Miller in Shenandoah, PA, on October 22, 1916, the son of Polish immigrants who already had two daughters. When Sydney was 14 his father, a tailor, sold his business and moved the family to Los Angeles. There Sydney got the acting bug, and his first film was an uncredited bit part in Penrod and Sam...
13. Coco Chanel Coco Chanel Costume Designer, The Rules of the Game
14. Jacques Marin Jacques Marin Actor, Charade Short, stocky Jacques Marin was a wonderfully droll character actor, who tended to pop up in international films of the 60's and 70's, whenever a typically French-looking gendarme, police inspector, concierge or shopkeeper was needed. His trademark was a toothbrush moustache and a deadpan expression...
15. Diane Polley Diane Polley Casting Director, Anne of Green Gables
16. John Newland John Newland Director, Errand of Mercy Tall, dignified-looking Newland began in show business as a song-and-dance man with a vaudeville troupe, 'The Vikings', whose trade-mark was wearing gold capes. He acted in stock with the Stuart Walker Company, then found work on the New York stage, alongside Milton Berle, at the Roxy, Capitol and Loew's State Theatres...
17. Basil Sydney Basil Sydney Actor, Around the World in Eighty Days The son of a stage manager, Basil Sydney entered the acting profession in 1909. His burgeoning career was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I, during which he saw action with the Norfolk Regiment in the British Army. In the early 1920's, Basil established himself as a matinée idol on the London stage...
18. Lila Kaye Lila Kaye Actress, An American Werewolf in London
19. Maxine Elliott Hicks Maxine Elliott Hicks Actress, Beethoven
20. Howard Smith Howard Smith Actor, Kiss of Death
21. Edward Fielding Edward Fielding Actor, Rebecca
22. Margaret Whiting Margaret Whiting Self, Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon Margaret Whiting is the sister of actress/singer Barbara Whiting. Margaret was born on July 22nd 1924, in Detroit, Michigan. A popular vocalist in the 1940s and 1950s, recording dozens of hits for Capitol Records, she is the daughter of Richard A. Whiting, himself a successful songwriter and author of "On The Good Ship Lollipop"...
23. Al Silvani Al Silvani Actor, Rocky
24. Peter Fitz Peter Fitz Actor, Werckmeister Harmonies Peter Fitz (born August 8th 1931 in Kaiserslautern, Germany) is mostly active in theatre. After his graduation from theatre school in 1970, he started as an actor for the Deutsches Schauspielhauses Hamburg (German Theatre Hamburg). From 1970 to 1986, he was a permanent actor for the Schaubühne Berlin (Berlin Theatre)...
25. Sinclair Lewis Sinclair Lewis Writer, Elmer Gantry Sinclair Lewis, the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, was a colossus of American letters in the first half of the last century. Arguably, he is the first major "modern" writer of the 20th century, as there is American literature before "Main Street" (1920) and after that seminal novel...
26. Marc Pearson Marc Pearson Actor, Bully
27. Katharine Alexander Katharine Alexander Actress, Now, Voyager Katherine (also called Katharine) Alexander, an excellent character actress, had been born in 1897 to a mother who was part Cherokee and to a father who farmed land on Indian territory. And yet she was never given the part of a native American in the course of her thirty-five-year acting career. Often a society lady...
28. Jameson Thomas Jameson Thomas Actor, It Happened One Night On the British stage from his teens, he first appeared as a half-breed boy in "The Squaw Man." His screen debut was in 1923 in the film "Chu Chin Chow." Dissatisfied with the British film industry, he moved to Hollywood and played a number of minor roles up to the time of his death. On the English stage he appeared with such greats as Anna May Wong, Alice Joyce and Gilda Grey.
29. Eric Lawson Eric Lawson Actor, Gymkata
30. Jad Capelja Jad Capelja Actress, Puberty Blues
31. Jonathan Barlow Jonathan Barlow Actor, Episode #5.5
32. Buster Phelps Buster Phelps Actor, Anna Karenina
33. Don Richardson Don Richardson Director, Our Man in Toyland
34. Joe Penner Joe Penner Actor, The Life of the Party US radio comedian who appeared in a handful of films.
35. Marion Hutton Marion Hutton Soundtrack, In Society Band vocalist of the 40s who appeared in a few films.
36. Daniel Allar Daniel Allar Actor, Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer
37. Vivek Shaq Vivek Shaq Actor, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
38. Juliet Berto Juliet Berto Actress, Celine and Julie Go Boating
39. Annette Mills Annette Mills Self, Muffin the Mule
40. Brian C. Bethel Brian C. Bethel Actor, Grayson
41. Sam Jaffe Sam Jaffe Producer, Born Free
42. Joe Yrigoyen Joe Yrigoyen Stunts, Ben-Hur
43. Isabella Grasso Isabella Grasso Actress, Flight Isabella grew up on Long Island and lived in Lattington, New York. From a young age, Isabella loved dancing and attended MaryAnn's Dance Studio in Locust Valley since the age of 4. As Isabella grew older, she eventually became a teacher at the dance school for young girls. Isabella attended Sacred Heart Academy...
44. Campbell Morrison Campbell Morrison Actor, Close My Eyes
45. Oliver Maguire Oliver Maguire Actor, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
46. Chester Burnett Chester Burnett Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street
47. Christopher Bowman Christopher Bowman Stunts, The Lost Boys Christopher Bowman (Bowman the Showman), a southern California native was born in Hollywood, California on March 30, 1967, raised in Van Nuys and trained in Burbank for 18 years of his skating career. At a very young age, his parents realized the need for good training and representation therefore enlisting...
48. Dennis Marks Dennis Marks Writer, Tom and Jerry: The Movie
49. Emerson Treacy Emerson Treacy Actor, Adam's Rib
50. Sam Berns Sam Berns Self, Life According to Sam
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