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1. Amrish Puri Amrish Puri Actor, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Believe it or not, Amrish Puri wanted to become a Bollywood movie hero but failed a screen test in 1954. And what a failure it was! Mr. Puri went on to become one of the most renowned and credible villains in the history of Indian cinema. His most memorable and often quoted role is the character of 'Mogambo' (with the catchphrase "Mogambo Khush Hua")...
2. Keye Luke Keye Luke Actor, Gremlins Keye Luke was born in Canton, China. He grew up in Seattle, Washington, and entered the film business as a commercial artist and a designer of movie posters. He was hired as a technical advisor on several Asian-themed films, and made his film debut in The Painted Veil. It seemed that he appeared in almost every film that called for Chinese characters...
3. Alexandra Bastedo Alexandra Bastedo Actress, Batman Begins
4. Agatha Christie Agatha Christie Writer, Witness for the Prosecution Agatha was born as "Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller" in 1890 to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clara Boehmer. Agatha was of American and British descent, her father being American and her mother British. Her father was a relatively affluent stockbroker. Agatha received home education from early childhood to when she turned 12-years-old in 1902...
5. Henri-Georges Clouzot Henri-Georges Clouzot Writer, Diabolique After a decade as a screenwriter, Clouzot made his directorial debut in 1942. His next film, Le Corbeau: The Raven had the distinction of being banned both by the Nazis and the victorious French forces for differing reasons. He shot to international fame with The Wages of Fear and consolidated that success with Diabolique...
6. Betty Lou Gerson Betty Lou Gerson Actress, 101 Dalmatians
7. Ann Prentiss Ann Prentiss Actress, My Stepmother Is an Alien
8. Russ Conway Russ Conway Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
9. Kinji Fukasaku Kinji Fukasaku Director, Battle Royale
10. Maurice Gibb Maurice Gibb Soundtrack, The Adjustment Bureau
11. Paul Picerni Paul Picerni Actor, The Untouchables As a child Paul Picerni had aspirations to become an attorney until he acted in an eighth-grade play and later learned that the school principal liked his performance and called him "a born actor". He next appeared in little theater productions, then (after World War II Air Force service) on the stage at Loyola University...
12. Frank Marth Frank Marth Actor, Telefon Versatile, diligent character actor Frank Marth was a familiar presence in just about every major American prime-time TV show of the 1960's and 70's. The native New Yorker got his big break as a member of Jackie Gleason's stock company, perennially cast as uncredited background characters in Cavalcade of Stars and The Honeymooners...
13. John Horsley John Horsley Actor, Shadow Squad John made his acting debut at the Theatre Royal, Bournemouth. After spending a year in various reps. including Hastings, Watford and Eastbourne, he was conscripted into the Devon Yeomanry during the war and served in Italy and Sicily, but contracted hepatitis. He then became a member of the Army Bureau For Current Affairs - Play Unit...
14. Claude Berri Claude Berri Writer, Jean de Florette
15. Griff Barnett Griff Barnett Actor, Criss Cross
16. Ruth Wells Brennan Ruth Wells Brennan Self, This Is Your Life
17. Sal Pacino Sal Pacino Actor, I soldati
18. John Alderman John Alderman Actor, Pink Angels John Alderman was a talented, prolific and ubiquitous actor in numerous low-budget exploitation features who appeared in everything from 1960s softcore items to 1970s drive-in fare to 1980s hardcore porn throughout the course of his long and diverse career. Alderman was born on June 6, 1933, in Syracuse...
19. Isobel Elsom Isobel Elsom Actress, My Fair Lady The epitome of opulent, grande dame haughtiness, British character actress Isobel Elsom began on the stage in 1911 and went on to grace a number of silent and sound pictures in England, marrying and divorcing director Maurice Elvey in the interim. In the late 30s she settled in America and earned major Broadway success with the play "Ladies in Retirement," which she also took to film in 1941...
20. Elizabeth Moody Elizabeth Moody Actress, Dead Alive
21. Charles Irwin Charles Irwin Actor, Mutiny on the Bounty
22. John M. Stahl John M. Stahl Director, Leave Her to Heaven John Stahl was the final executive in charge of Tiffany Pictures (located on the Talisman lot, later owned by Monogram Pictures), once a big fish in the pond of "Poverty Row", which in those days also included Columbia Pictures. With a B-movie history dating back to the silent era and after making 70 talkies...
23. Meg Mundy Meg Mundy Actress, Guiding Light
24. Norman Kerry Norman Kerry Actor, The Phantom of the Opera Popular leading man or villain in the silent era. He often wore fancy wax mustaches. Made a sucessful transtion to sound. Retired from films in 1941 concluding a thirty five year career.
25. O.P. Ralhan O.P. Ralhan Actor, Phool Aur Patthar
26. Barry K. Barnes Barry K. Barnes Actor, The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel
27. Emil Hass Christensen Emil Hass Christensen Actor, Fem mand og Rosa
28. Gösta Ekman Gösta Ekman Actor, Faust Generally spoken of as Swedish theater's most legendary stage actor, Gösta Ekman enjoyed a prolific stage career during his short life, becoming the first real star of Swedish theater. His boyish good looks attracted both sexes, helping to create a massive cult following and elevating him to the status of a living legend...
29. Kay Aldridge Kay Aldridge Actress, Perils of Nyoka This 1930's model and magazine cover-girl was employed, as often as not, as a beautiful "living statue" in early 40's Hollywood Technicolor items, strictly to prettify a movie set's ambience while herself saying hardly a word. On the other hand, she was also heroine (talking heroine, it should be pointed out), such as "Nyoka the Jungle Girl," in 40's black-and-white "B" serials.
30. Stanley Unwin Stanley Unwin Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
31. Dave Lee Dave Lee Actor, Sinderella Live
32. Ruth Leuwerik Ruth Leuwerik Actress, Die Trapp-Familie in Amerika Often called the First Lady of German cinema, Ruth Leuwerik was at the peak of her popularity during the 1950's when partnered on screen by the leading male stars of the post-war era: Dieter Borsche, Hannes Messemer, Curd Jürgens and O.W. Fischer. She proved her range by alternating between glamorous damsels and emancipated...
33. Ernest Pintoff Ernest Pintoff Director, The Critic Ernest Pintoff won the Oscar for best animated short for The Critic, a satire on modern art written and narrated by Mel Brooks. Pintoff previously earned an Oscar nomination for his animated short The Violinist, narrated by Carl Reiner. For television Pintoff directed episodes of numerous series...
34. Günther Stoll Günther Stoll Actor, What Have You Done to Solange?
35. Anne Meacham Anne Meacham Actress, Another World
36. Philip Ford Philip Ford Director, Lassie
37. Gordon Wynn Gordon Wynn Actor, Little Big Horn
38. Fred Krone Fred Krone Actor, The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
39. Ken Strong Ken Strong Actor, RoboCop 3
40. Pete Smith Pete Smith Producer, Sure Cures Born Peter Schmidt in New York City, Pete Smith got a job after graduating business college with The Player magazine and later with Billboard magazine. That led to his being hired as a publicist for Famous Players-Lasky and Artcraft Pictures, and he was later appointed publicity director at Paramount Pictures...
41. Marc Davis Marc Davis Animation Department, Cinderella
42. Stu Linder Stu Linder Editor, Rain Man
43. Nevil Shute Nevil Shute Writer, On the Beach Educated at Balliol College, Oxford, England. Decided early on an aeronautical career, and went to work for the de Havilland Aircraft Company as an engineer, where he was heavily involved in the construction of the airship R100. After the disastrous loss of the R101, built by the government in direct competition with his design...
44. Art Bucaro Art Bucaro Actor, Mary Poppins After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Art Bucaro used his GI Bill to fund his professional training at California's prestigious Pasadena Playhouse. Over the next two decades he acted in numerous Los Angeles area plays and appeared in a variety of film and television roles, most notably in Disney's production of Mary Poppins...
45. Reginald Hill Reginald Hill Writer, Dalziel and Pascoe
46. Arthur Sheekman Arthur Sheekman Writer, Duck Soup
47. Peggy Bryan Peggy Bryan Actress, Dead of Night
48. Lorraine Hansberry Lorraine Hansberry Writer, A Raisin in the Sun
49. Les Mitchel Les Mitchel Actor, Outlaw's Son
50. Samuel Bronston Samuel Bronston Producer, El Cid
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