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1. Carole Lombard Carole Lombard Actress, To Be or Not to Be Carole Lombard was born Jane Alice Peters in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on October 6, 1908. Her parents divorced in 1916 and her mother took the family on a trip out West. While there they decided to settle down in the Los Angeles area. After being spotted playing baseball in the street with the neighborhood boys by a film director...
2. Ted Cassidy Ted Cassidy Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Ted Cassidy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Philippi, West Virginia. He was a well respected actor who portrayed many different characters during his film and television career. His most notable role was Lurch, the faithful butler on the television series The Addams Family. His most memorable dialogue as Lurch would be...
3. Russell Johnson Russell Johnson Actor, Santa Barbara Long before he was known as "The Professor" in the cult comedy classic Gilligan's Island, Russell Johnson was a well-known character actor, starring in several Westerns and Sci-Fi classics as This Island Earth and It Came from Outer Space. Johnson grew up in Pennsylvania and was sent to a boarding school in Philadelphia with his brothers when his father died...
4. Bernard Lee Bernard Lee Actor, Dr. No Best remembered as 'M' in the James Bond films, Bernard Lee was a popular character player in British films throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Born into a theatrical family, he made his stage debut at age six and later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He first appeared on the West End stage in London in 1928...
5. Joyce Jameson Joyce Jameson Actress, General Hospital Well-endowed, attractive Joyce Jameson was typecast as 'broads', 'dames' and dizzy blondes - somewhat in the vein of Barbara Nichols. In real life, she was said to have been the antithesis of her screen personae, a graduate in theatre arts from UCLA, highly intelligent and well-read. Joyce began acting in films from 1951...
6. Glenn Corbett Glenn Corbett Actor, Shenandoah An American lead actor and supporting actor, rugged and commanding Glenn Corbett's background didn't seem like it would lead to Hollywood stardom. The son of a garage mechanic, Corbett served a hitch in the Navy and later met Judy, the woman who would become his wife, while she was working at a college...
7. Dave Madden Dave Madden Actor, Charlotte's Web
8. Ron Carey Ron Carey Actor, History of the World: Part I He was a notably short, Italian, nasal-toned and mischievous-looking fellow, a perfect type for the stand-up comedy circuit and for playing Brooklynesque characters in T.V. sitcoms and films...which is just what Ron Carey did. He was born Ronald Joseph Cicenia in Newark, New Jersey, on December eleventh...
9. Trey Wilson Trey Wilson Actor, Raising Arizona Houston-born character actor Trey Wilson was at his best playing rural, authoritarian type roles, usually in comedic productions. He was really starting to hit his straps in feature films when he unfortunately succumbed to a cerebral hemorrhage only days from his 41st birthday. Probably best remembered as fast talking...
10. Ron Taylor Ron Taylor Actor, Trading Places
11. Sophiya Haque Sophiya Haque Actress, Wanted Sophia Haque rose to fame as a VJ/host on pop-music channels broadcast by India in the 1990s (via satellite). Her amiable personality and attractive appearance made her a favorite with many viewers, and led to her being offered bit parts in Indian films. A lead role in the low-budget comedy film 'Snip!' followed...
12. Ballard Berkeley Ballard Berkeley Actor, In Which We Serve Ballard Berkeley made his professional stage debut in 1928, and performed for many years in London's West End and in New York theatres. He is best remembered as Major Gowen in the British television series "Fawlty Towers" (1975).
13. Peter Butterworth Peter Butterworth Actor, Robin and Marian Peter Butterworth's promising career in the British Navy ended when the plane in which he was traveling was shot down by the Germans in WW II and he was placed in a POW camp. There he became close friends with Talbot Rothwell (later a writer on the "Carry On" series, on which Butterworth often worked)...
14. Karl Lukas Karl Lukas Actor, Blazing Saddles
15. Virginia O'Brien Virginia O'Brien Actress, The Harvey Girls Known to classic film fans by various nicknames--including Miss Deadpan, Frozen Face, and Miss Ice Glacier--this statuesque, dark-haired singer/actress carved a unique niche for herself on stage and screen by the hilarious Sphinx-like way she delivered a song. The daughter of the captain of detectives of the Los Angeles Police Department...
16. Emil Sitka Emil Sitka Actor, Crimewave Orphaned at twelve, Sitka caught the acting bug while living with a priest in Pittsburgh. He road the rails as a hobo for years during the Depression before arriving in Hollywood in 1936. Theatre work, including directing, eventually brought him to the attention of a talent scout, who contracted him to Columbia Studios...
17. Ross Bagdasarian Ross Bagdasarian Soundtrack, Donnie Brasco Composer, prolific songwriter ("Come On-a My House", "Witch Doctor", "Chipmunk Song"), author, actor, producer, impressionist, educated at Coll. Writer, and has made many records. He joined ASCAP in 1951, and specialized in catchy, hummable melodies. Some of his other popular-song compositions include "Armen's Theme"; "Safari"; "Freddy...
18. Peter Ronson Peter Ronson Actor, Journey to the Center of the Earth Born in Iceland, Peter began running track at a young age. He excelled in this sport and in his late teens was on the Icelandic National Team for the decathlon. He held several national records. While competing in Europe, he met a runner from the United States who was currently attending and competing for USC...
19. John Mortimer John Mortimer Writer, The Innocents John Mortimer is a prolific writer for the theatre, films (starting during World War II, when he wrote scripts for the Crown Film Unit), television and radio. He also writes fiction and was a trial attorney for more than 30 years. Arguably his most famous creation is Horace Rumpole, "barrister at law...
20. Phil Chambers Phil Chambers Actor, The Mole People
21. Abigail Van Buren Abigail Van Buren Self, Ed Writes Dear Abby
22. Meyer Lansky Meyer Lansky Self, Lucky Luciano: Chairman of the Mob Polish-born Meyer Lansky emigrated to New York with his family and grew up in the Lower East Side. It was there that he ran into Bugsy Siegel, at the time a teenaged neighborhood gangster, and the two would remain lifelong friends. When Lansky saw the kinds of money Siegel was making from his various illegal activities--mainly gambling--he decided that this was the line of work for him...
23. Kermit Maynard Kermit Maynard Actor, Valley of Terror Stuntman and stand-in for his brother (cowboy hero Ken Maynard) and other stars during the late 1920s and early 1930s, he would eventually come to star in a series of minor westerns himself and later become a character player, often in the role of outlaw.
24. Prem Nazir Prem Nazir Actor, Bhargavi Nilayam Prem Nazir is considered to be the biggest star in Malyalam film history. He graduated from St. Berchman's College in Changanassery, Kerala. He started acting for the Excel company and most of his films were for the Udaya and Merryland Studios. He portrayed the ideal male in most of his films.
25. Dimitris Horn Dimitris Horn Actor, Alloimono stous neous Dimitris Horn was born in 1921, in Athens, Greece. His father was Pantelis Horn, a well-known Greek playwright. He studied at the Drama School of the National Theater of Greece, where he made his stage debut in 1941. He collaborated with the National Theater many times in his career, but also made personal stage groups with famous actors...
26. Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt Actor, Man on the Roof He was raised on Kungsholmen in Stockholm, where his father had a flower shop. His father was also a social democratic politician. 'Unga Örnar', a socialist youth club, had a theater club which he joined. Since his parents were poor, he had to start work at the age of 16 as a delievery boy. Meanwhile...
27. Léo Delibes Léo Delibes Soundtrack, Carlito's Way
28. Harvey Bernhard Harvey Bernhard Miscellaneous Crew, The Devil's Brigade
29. Saratchandra Chatterjee Saratchandra Chatterjee Writer, Devdas
30. Aubrey Mather Aubrey Mather Actor, The House of Fear Bald-pated character actor in theatre from 1905, then in UK films of the 30's and US films of the 40's and 50's, often portraying - yes! - the butler.
31. John Davidson John Davidson Actor, The Devil Bat
32. Pierre Boileau Pierre Boileau Writer, Vertigo
33. Paul Micale Paul Micale Actor, Rocky II
34. Barbara Woodell Barbara Woodell Actress, Cup O'Gold
35. Carl Smith Carl Smith Soundtrack, I, Robot
36. Ruth Duccini Ruth Duccini Self, Memories of Oz
37. Jens Jungmark Jens Jungmark Sound Department, Far Cry 3 Jens was a skilled musician and it was natural for him to use this knowledge as a springboard into the new formats. He was interested in film making and film production. In a short time he developed his skills in sound engineering and became a highly skilled engineer on the recording scene, an equally adept film sound technician and composer for all sorts of productions...
38. Gisela Uhlen Gisela Uhlen Actress, The Marriage of Maria Braun
39. Miodrag Popovic-Deba Miodrag Popovic-Deba Actor, The Girl and the Oak
40. Agustín González Agustín González Actor, Belle Epoque
41. Ferike Boros Ferike Boros Actress, Bachelor Mother Character actress in 30's and 40's US films.
42. Ralph Hulett Ralph Hulett Animation Department, The Jungle Book
43. Robert Keegan Robert Keegan Actor, Straw Dogs
44. Earl Dwire Earl Dwire Actor, Blue Steel
45. Piet Römer Piet Römer Actor, Stiefbeen en zoon
46. Arturo Toscanini Arturo Toscanini Self, Hymn of the Nations Arturo Toscanini was the most celebrated conductor of his time, considered by many to be the greatest conductor of the twentieth century. He revolutionized musical interpretation by frequently insisting that his orchestras play the music exactly as written, a highly unusual practice in the nineteenth century...
47. Frank Payne Frank Payne Actor, Garfield
48. Hal Sutherland Hal Sutherland Director, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
49. Bobby Burns Bobby Burns Actor, Speed Kings
50. Michael Bow Michael Bow Actor, Log 16: A Child in Danger
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