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1. Lois Nettleton Lois Nettleton Actress, General Hospital Lois Nettleton was a versatile and accomplished actress who appeared on stage, in films and on TV in her long career. The former Miss Chicago of 1948 beauty pageant contest winner was born in Oak Park, Illinois, She studied acting at Chicago's Goodman Theatre and then at the Actors' Studio in New York City...
2. Sydney Greenstreet Sydney Greenstreet Actor, Casablanca Sydney Greenstreet's father was a leather merchant with eight children. Sydney left home at age 18 to make his fortune as a Ceylon tea planter, but drought forced him out of business and back to England. He managed a brewery and, to escape boredom, took acting lessons. His stage debut was as a murderer in a 1902 production of "Sherlock Holmes"...
3. Glenn Frey Glenn Frey Soundtrack, Ghostbusters II
4. Sarah Marshall Sarah Marshall Actress, The Long, Hot Summer
5. Curly Howard Curly Howard Actor, Disorder in the Court Jerome "Curly" Howard, the rotund, bald Stooge with the high voice was the most popular member of The Three Stooges. His first stage experience was as a comedic conductor for the Orville Knapp Band in 1928. Curly joined The Three Stooges in 1932, replacing his brother Shemp Howard. He made more than...
6. John Ridgely John Ridgely Actor, The Big Sleep John Ridgely was a versatile character actor who made over 100 films at Warner Brothers during the 1930s and 1940s. Starting out in bit roles in such films as Dark Victory, They Died with Their Boots On and The Man Who Came to Dinner, Ridgely eventually graduated to larger roles in such classics as Howard Hawks' Air Force...
7. Carl Betz Carl Betz Actor, The Donna Reed Show Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carl Betz formed a repertory theatre company while still in high school, then worked in summer stock. He served in the U.S. Army during the Second World War, then attended Carnegie Tech. Following graduation, he worked as a radio announcer. He made his Broadway debut in "The Long Watch"...
8. Kathleen Byron Kathleen Byron Actress, Saving Private Ryan Kathleen Byron trained for the stage at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, beginning her work in the movies soon after she finished her training. Her early work with Michael Powell made her name in the UK. She went to Hollywood in the 1940s and 50s but found it difficult to break into the US productions...
9. Wilfrid Brambell Wilfrid Brambell Actor, Steptoe and Son Wilfrid Brambell was born on 22 March 1912, in Dublin, Ireland. His first acting experience was when he was aged just two when he entertained wounded soldiers returning from action during the First World War. On leaving school he worked part-time as a reporter for The Irish Times and part-time as an actor at the Abbey Theatre...
10. Al Waxman Al Waxman Actor, King of Kensington
11. John Dullaghan John Dullaghan Actor, Apollo 13
12. Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling Writer, The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, the son of John Lockwood Kipling, a museum director and author and illustrator. This was at the height of the "British Raj", so he was brought up by Indian nurses ("ayahs"), who taught him something of the beliefs and tongues of India. He was sent "home" to England at the age of six to live with a foster mother...
13. Lamont Bentley Lamont Bentley Actor, Moesha A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lamont Bentley moved to Los Angeles with his mother, an aspiring singer. His aptitude for comedy became apparent as he constantly made people laugh at his mother's auditions. It was then that he was encouraged to begin his own entertainment career. He began with commercials...
14. Rusty Hamer Rusty Hamer Actor, Make Room for Daddy A deadpan, freckle-faced, curly-haired child actor of the late 50s, Rusty Hamer entered films at age 5 and became a precocious TV celebrity the very next year, trading quips with top comedian Danny Thomas as his lippy, obnoxious son, on the hit sitcom, Make Room for Daddy, in 1953. Playing 'second banana' to the star was no easy task...
15. James Villiers James Villiers Actor, For Your Eyes Only Character actor James Villiers was of an aristocratic background - you could half tell, not only from his sardonic looks and precisely modulated voice, but from the roles he played. More often than not, he was typecast as a snobbish, supercilious upper-class twit, effete weakling or comic second-string villain...
16. Diana Lewis Diana Lewis Actress, Go West Diana Lewis was born on September 18, 1919 in Ashbury Park, New Jersey. Her parents were vaudeville performers. The family moved to Hollywood and Diana, her sister Maxine, and her brother J.C. all went into show business. Diana made her film debut in the 1934 comedy It's A Gift. At the age of sixteen she married actor Jay Faye...
17. A. Cameron Grant A. Cameron Grant Actor, The Girl in White
18. Harry Antrim Harry Antrim Actor, The Heiress
19. Jack Holt Jack Holt Actor, Cat People Staunch, granite-jawed American leading man of silent and early talkie films, much associated with Westerns. A native of New York City, Holt often claimed to have been born in Winchester, Virginia, where he grew up. The son of an Episcopal minister, he attended Trinity School in Manhattan, then the Virginia Military Institute...
20. Jester Hairston Jester Hairston Actor, Amen Composer, songwriter, conductor, singer and actor, educated at Tufts University, Juilliard, and the University of the Pacific (hon. Mus. D.). He acted on radio and television besides on film, and played Leroy on the "Amos 'n Andy" radio series for fifteen years. He directed the Federal Theatre Project...
21. Trent Lehman Trent Lehman Actor, Nanny and the Professor
22. Wallace Reid Wallace Reid Actor, The Birth of a Nation The son of writer-theater producer-director-actor Hal Reid, Wallace was on stage by the age of four in the act with his parents. He spent most of his early years, not on the stage, but in private schools where he excelled in music and athletics. In 1910, his father went to the Chicago studio of "Selig Polyscope Company" and Wallace decided that he wanted to be a cameraman...
23. George Mitchell George Mitchell Actor, The Andromeda Strain
24. Bill Finger Bill Finger Writer, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
25. Junius Matthews Junius Matthews Actor, The Sword in the Stone Junius Matthews was born Junius Conyers Matthews on June 12, 1890 in Illinois. He was determined to become a popular radio and television actor. He started out on stage, and got his first role in the classic The Silent Witness, as Bud Morgan. Before the movie The Wizard of Oz, he did the voice of the Tin Woodman on radio...
26. Cecil Beaton Cecil Beaton Costume Designer, My Fair Lady
27. Bob May Bob May Actor, Hardly Working In their heyday, stage and movie stars Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson reigned as two of the most outrageous comedians who ever set out to tickle America's collective funnybone. The son of Johnson's daughter, June, Bob May was born in New York in 1939 and put a (very) small foot on the first rung of the show biz ladder two years later...
28. Kandi Barbour Kandi Barbour Actress, Neon Nights Striking brunette beauty Kandi Barbour was born Kandie Lou Dotson on February 15, 1959 in Russellville, Alabama. The daughter of Albert Edens Dotson and Annie Louise McKinney, Barbour grew up in Dothan, Alabama and attended Girard Junior High School in Dothan, Alabama from 1972 to 1974. Kandi was discovered...
29. Frances Drake Frances Drake Actress, Mad Love
30. Prince Hughes Prince Hughes Actor, 1st & Ten: The Championship
31. Gertrude Olmstead Gertrude Olmstead Actress, The Boob Gertrude Olmstead was born in Chicago, IL, on Nov. 13, 1897. She entered the film business early, making her film debut in The Fox at 17 years of age. The next year she appeared in the hit The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. She stayed busy throughout the 1920s, appearing in a total of 41 films. At age 25, however...
32. Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri Actor, Maya Bazaar Born into a farmer's family, Rama Rao Taraka Nandamuri got his bachelors of arts degree and took a job with the government. Married to Nandamuri Basavatarakam, he began acting in films, his first being Mana Desam, in which he played a police officer. His first movie as a hero was Palletoori Pilla...
33. Bert Wheeler Bert Wheeler Actor, Brave Eagle After becoming an orphan as a baby - his mother died at the age of 17 - he was raised by his father and aunt, and later a step-mother, he went to New York, where he tried to break into showbiz. He got his first break with Gus Edwards, working later as actor in several shows, among them "The Gingerbread Man" and "When Dreams Come True"...
34. Joan Banks Joan Banks Actress, Bright Victory
35. Andrea Albani Andrea Albani Actress, El pico 2
36. Albert Conti Albert Conti Actor, The Eagle
37. Lucky Lucky Actor, Married with Children
38. Robert B. Parker Robert B. Parker Writer, Appaloosa
39. Jeff Burton Jeff Burton Actor, Planet of the Apes
40. Nancy Coleman Nancy Coleman Actress, Desperate Journey
41. Frankie Marvin Frankie Marvin Actor, Undersea Kingdom
42. Günter Strack Günter Strack Actor, Torn Curtain
43. Kenneth O'Brien Kenneth O'Brien Actor, The Sting
44. Jean-Pierre Zola Jean-Pierre Zola Actor, Mon Oncle
45. Jeff Cahill Jeff Cahill Actor, The Blues Brothers
46. Nita Krebs Nita Krebs Actress, The Terror of Tiny Town
47. Claire James Claire James Actress, Jack Armstrong
48. Friedrich Hollaender Friedrich Hollaender Soundtrack, Black Book Friedrich Hollaender was the son of the composer Victor Hollaender, who composed shows in Berlin in the 1890s to 1910s. Frederick received early musical training, since 1913 he was student of opera composer Engelbert Humperdinck (who composed Hänsel und Gretel). He started as repetitor at a theater in Prague, and became - inspite of his classical training...
49. Gilberto Martínez Solares Gilberto Martínez Solares Director, El diario íntimo de una cabaretera Spent some time in Guadalajara and Penjamo during the Mexican revolution. Established two photographic studios in Mxico city, one in Hollywood and one in Paris. He returned to Mexico in 1934 and debuted as a film Photographer in "Adios Nicanor" (1935). In 1938 he made his debut as a director with "El Seor Alcalde"...
50. Kate McGarrigle Kate McGarrigle Soundtrack, The Squid and the Whale
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