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1. Eric Rohmer Eric Rohmer Director, My Night with Maud Admirers have always had difficulty explaining Eric Rohmer's "Je ne sais quoi." Part of the challenge stems from the fact that, despite his place in French Nouvelle Vague (i.e., New Wave), his work is unlike that of his colleagues. While this may be due to the auteur's unwillingness to conform, some have argued convincingly that...
2. Jack Soo Jack Soo Actor, Thoroughly Modern Millie A genial, laid back, slumber-eyed character player especially adept at the relaxed wisecrack or dry comment, Japanese-American actor Jack Soo was born in Oakland, California, in 1917, his real name being Goro Suzuki. In the post-WWII years, he entertained as a stand-up performer in nightclubs and had...
3. Beulah Bondi Beulah Bondi Actress, It's a Wonderful Life Character actress Beulah Bondi was a favorite of directors and audiences and is one of the reasons so many films from the 1930s and 1940s remain so enjoyable, as she was an integral part of many of the ensemble casts (a hallmark of the studio system) of major and/or great films, including The Trail of the Lonesome Pine...
4. David Nelson David Nelson Actor, Cry-Baby David Nelson was born 24 October 1936, New York, New York to Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Hilliard. He attended Hollywood High School. David was a film producer in Newport Beach and also directed several episodes of The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet. He started his own commercial production company. David had two boys by ex-wife...
5. Michael Bates Michael Bates Actor, A Clockwork Orange
6. Edna Purviance Edna Purviance Actress, The Kid Edna Purviance began working as a stenographer in San Francisco. Charles Chaplin invited her to join him at Essanay Studio in 1915, the year of her film debut in Chaplin's His Night Out. Over the next seven years she appeared as his leading lady in over 20 Chaplin films made by Essanay, Mutual, and First National...
7. Mariangela Melato Mariangela Melato Actress, Flash Gordon
8. Maurice Pialat Maurice Pialat Director, To Our Loves
9. Helena Carter Helena Carter Actress, Invaders from Mars Helena Carter was born into a family of Irish origin. As she was studing English Literature at the Columbia University Graduate School -- to get teacher's diploma -- she began to work as a model for Conover fashion-house. So, the photographer Dick Isaacs transformed her into a cover-girl. Then, movie producer Leonard Goldstein (of Universal-International) offered her a contract as an actress...
10. Jack La Rue Jack La Rue Actor, A Farewell to Arms Discovered on Broadway by director Howard Hawks, La Rue was originally brought to Hollywood to play a gangster in Scarface. He lost that role to George Raft, and similarly was replaced by Humphrey Bogart in the film version of The Petrified Forest. Eventually, he became well-known to movie-goers as a mean...
11. Jophery C. Brown Jophery C. Brown Stunts, Die Hard
12. Isabel Randolph Isabel Randolph Actress, The Missing Corpse
13. Robert Douglas Robert Douglas Director, Shazam! English actor in UK films from 1936 and US films from 1947. Using a well-modulated voice, he delivered his lines in clipped fashion, retaining his English accent. He was always genteel-mannered, and could portray the sinister, conniving rogue as easily as he could the forthright, proper military officer.
14. Juliet Anderson Juliet Anderson Actress, Dixie Ray Hollywood Star Juliet was born in Burbank, California on July 23, 1938. After teaching English as a second language for several years in Japan, Mexico, Greece and Finland, she moved to the United States wanting to radically change her life. She stumbled into the adult film industry at the age of 39. For the next couple years she went on to make several dozen movies including the renowned Aunt Peg series.
15. Michael Williams Michael Williams Actor, Educating Rita
16. Henri Verneuil Henri Verneuil Director, The Sicilian Clan
17. Dick Simmons Dick Simmons Actor, Man with the Steel Whip Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Richard Simmons later moved to Minneapolis where he attended West High School and then the University of Minnesota. While at university he competed in fencing and swimming and also acted in a few theater productions. He left the Twin Cities in the 1930s and spent several years traveling the world, working on freighters and tankers...
18. Solveig Dommartin Solveig Dommartin Actress, Wings of Desire
19. Aaron Swartz Aaron Swartz Self, Steal This Film
20. Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy Writer, Tess
21. Gregory H. 'Pappy' Boyington Gregory H. 'Pappy' Boyington Miscellaneous Crew, Flying Misfits Gregory Boyington served as fighter pilot in the Unites States Marine Corps in World War II. He commanded VMF-214, The Black Sheep Squadron. He shot down 28 Japanese aircraft, for which he received the Navy Cross and the Medal of Honor. He was shot down himself on January 3rd, 1944, over the St. George Channel in the Soloman Islands...
22. James Hill James Hill Producer, Sweet Smell of Success
23. Jerome Willis Jerome Willis Actor, Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
24. John Wells John Wells Actor, For Your Eyes Only
25. Ronald Lewis Ronald Lewis Actor, Mr. Sardonicus
26. Pete Candoli Pete Candoli Soundtrack, Touch of Evil
27. Eva Tanguay Eva Tanguay Actress, The Wild Girl Eva Tanguay was born in Marbleton, Québec, Canada, on August 1, 1878. A stage actress early on, Eva went into vaudeville as soon as she got the chance and performed there for years, becoming known as "The Girl Who Made Vaudeville Famous". She was a late comer to the world of movies; had she been born 20 years later...
28. Arnoldo Foà Arnoldo Foà Actor, The Trial
29. Ellis Rabb Ellis Rabb Actor, Enemies
30. Charles W. Goddard Charles W. Goddard Writer, The Perils of Pauline
31. Charles King Charles King Actor, The Broadway Melody Vaudeville entertainer who appeared in a handful of Hollywood musicals through 1935.
32. Edward Buzzell Edward Buzzell Director, At the Circus Edward Buzzel was born in Brooklyn and became a musical comedy star on Broadway. He went to Hollywood in 1929 to star in the movie version of the old George M Cohan stage show "Little Johnny Jones" in 1929. He stared also in Vitaphone shorts, where he also started his career as director. Subsequently he directed shorts for Columbia...
33. Helen Woodford Ruth Helen Woodford Ruth Uncategorised
34. Dolores Keator Dolores Keator Actress, Dr. No
35. Dado Ruspoli Dado Ruspoli Actor, The Godfather: Part III
36. Rudy Wissler Rudy Wissler Actor, The Gas House Kids in Hollywood
37. Eileen Winters Eileen Winters Self, Certifiably Jonathan
38. Dan Kemp Dan Kemp Actor, Cry Blood, Apache
39. Marshall Bradford Marshall Bradford Actor, The Fast and the Furious
40. Tudor Gates Tudor Gates Writer, The Vampire Lovers
41. Miep Gies Miep Gies Writer, The Attic: The Hiding of Anne Frank
42. Nisar Ahmad Ansari Nisar Ahmad Ansari Actor, Wahan Ke Log
43. Jill Summers Jill Summers Actress, Episode #1.3567 Jill Summers was best known to British TV viewers for her role as the gravel-voiced battleaxe Phyllis Pearce in ITV's Coronation Street but before winning fame in the soap she had a long career as a singer in revue and variety. Born in Eccles, Lancashire, the daughter of actress Marie Santoni, her father worked in a circus as a tightrope walker...
44. Joseph Whitley Joseph Whitley Self, Roundhay Garden Scene
45. Peter Pratt Peter Pratt Actor, The Deadly Assassin: Part Four
46. Milutin Butkovic Milutin Butkovic Actor, Proslava
47. Kirk Aanes Kirk Aanes Writer, Loving
48. Mark Warren Mark Warren Director, A Little Game of Pool Mark Warren worked at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1965. He was a producer in the department called "TV Light Entertainment." His colleagues included Chris Beard and Stan Jacobs. Phyllis Kroeker was unit secretary, typing his scripts for the show "Charlie Had One But He Didn't Like It So He Gave It To Us."
49. Johann David Wyss Johann David Wyss Writer, Swiss Family Robinson
50. Bill Ash Bill Ash Actor, Plan 9 from Outer Space
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