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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. 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...
3. Rusty Hamer Rusty Hamer Actor, Dance with Me, Henry 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...
4. Carl Betz Carl Betz Actor, The Dead Man/The Housekeeper 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"...
5. 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"...
6. 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...
7. Sarah Marshall Sarah Marshall Actress, Little Girl Lost
8. Wilfrid Brambell Wilfrid Brambell Actor, A Hard Day's Night 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...
9. Al Waxman Al Waxman Actor, The Hurricane
10. Lamont Bentley Lamont Bentley Actor, Buffalo Soldiers 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...
11. Trent Lehman Trent Lehman Actor, Nanny Will Do
12. Jester Hairston Jester Hairston Actor, In the Heat of the Night 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...
13. 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...
14. 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...
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. George Mitchell George Mitchell Actor, The Andromeda Strain
17. 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...
18. Bill Finger Bill Finger Writer, Justice League: Doom
19. Jeff Burton Jeff Burton Actor, Planet of the Apes
20. John Dullaghan John Dullaghan Actor, Apollo 13
21. 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 Ployscope Company" and Wallace decided that he wanted to be a cameraman...
22. Kenneth O'Brien Kenneth O'Brien Actor, The Sting
23. 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...
24. 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...
25. 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...
26. Lucky Lucky Actor, Lez Be Friends
27. Robert B. Parker Robert B. Parker Writer, Appaloosa
28. 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...
29. Cecil Beaton Cecil Beaton Costume Designer, My Fair Lady
30. Jeff Cahill Jeff Cahill Actor, The Blues Brothers
31. Sargent Shriver Sargent Shriver Self, Episode dated 11 March 1962 One of America's greatest unsung leaders. Sargent Shriver was not only George McGovern's running mate in the 1972 Presidential election, but also served at one time as the Ambassador to France (1968-1970). In addition, he was the first to head up the Peace Corps, served as the first director of the Office of Economic Opportunity and...
32. Muna Obiekwe Muna Obiekwe Actor, Love Alone
33. 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...
34. Ivan Mozzhukhin Ivan Mozzhukhin Actor, A Narrow Escape Ivan Mozzhukhin was a legendary actor of Russian silent films, who escaped from execution by the Soviet Red Army and made a stellar career in Europe. He was born Ivan Ilyich Mozzhukhin on September 26, 1889, in the village of Kondol, Saratov province, Russia (now Penza province, Russia). His father was general manager of the large estate of Prince Obolensky...
35. Joan Banks Joan Banks Actress, Bright Victory
36. Frances Drake Frances Drake Actress, Mad Love
37. Andrea Albani Andrea Albani Actress, El pico 2
38. Prince Hughes Prince Hughes Actor, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
39. Paul J.Q. Lee Paul J.Q. Lee Actor, Big
40. Günter Strack Günter Strack Actor, Torn Curtain
41. Bert Wheeler Bert Wheeler Actor, The Nitwits 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"...
42. Nancy Coleman Nancy Coleman Actress, Desperate Journey
43. Harivansh Rai Bachchan Harivansh Rai Bachchan Thanks, Agneepath
44. Harry Antrim Harry Antrim Actor, The Heiress
45. Frank Baxter Frank Baxter Self, Gateways to the Mind
46. June Randall June Randall Miscellaneous Crew, A Clockwork Orange
47. Dwight Hauser Dwight Hauser Writer, Nikki, Wild Dog of the North Actor, writer, and producer, a man who wanted to leave the world a better place - and did - for having just been in it. He began his career at the Pasadena Playhouse with his closest friends, - including George Reeves (_"Superman" (1952)_), Robert Preston (The Music Man), and Dana Andrews, amongst other golden era legends...
48. Reid Rondell Reid Rondell Stunts, The Outsiders
49. Sonia Dresdel Sonia Dresdel Actress, The Fallen Idol
50. George Stoll George Stoll Music Department, The Wizard of Oz
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