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1. Suzanne Pleshette Suzanne Pleshette Actress, The Birds Suzanne Pleshette achieved television immortality in her role as Bob Newhart's wife in the 1970s classic situation comedy, The Bob Newhart Show. For her role as "Emily Hartley", wife of psychologist "Bob Hartley" (played by Bob Newhart), Pleshette was nominated for the Emmy Award twice, in 1977 and 1978...
2. Hedy Lamarr Hedy Lamarr Actress, Samson and Delilah Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler was born in Vienna, Austria, to a banker and his wife. Hedwig, who obviously became Hedy, had a rather calm childhood, but it was cinema that fascinated her. By the time she was a teenager she decided to drop out of school and seek fame as an actress. Her first role was a bit part in the German film Geld auf der Straße (aka "Money on the Street") in 1930...
3. John Russell John Russell Actor, Rio Bravo Handsome, rugged American leading man John Russell (whose credits are often confused with those of child actor Johnny Russell) attended the University of California, where he was a student athlete. Serving in the US Marine Corps in WW II, he earned a battlefield commission and decorations for valor at Guadalcanal...
4. Adriana Caselotti Adriana Caselotti Actress, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Adriana was born into an operatic family - her father Guido, an immigrant from Italy, taught music in New York City, her mother Maria (from Naples) sang at the Royal Opera, and a sister Louise was a noted opera singer and voice teacher. She was 18 when Walt Disney personally chose her for the voice of Snow White in his first full length animated feature Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs...
5. Anthony Franciosa Anthony Franciosa Actor, Tenebre Tony Franciosa was born Anthony Papaleo on October 25, 1928, in New York City. His parents divorced shortly after his birth, and he never really knew his father. After graduating high school, Franciosa's route to his acting career began on a serendipitous route: during a visit to a YMCA to take a free dance lesson...
6. Cal Bolder Cal Bolder Actor, Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter Born in 1931, Cal retired at the end of the 1960s and moved to the state of Washington. Published the novel Last Reunion under his real name, E. C. Craver. Has recently written another novel that has yet to be published.
7. Don Simpson Don Simpson Producer, The Rock Don Simpson, one of the most highly regarded creative forces in the entertainment industry and one of the most successful producers of all time, was a filmmaker who loved movies. In the 1980s, he was responsible for some of entertainment's most popular and enduring motion pictures. In the 1990s, this exceptional and unique producer continued that tradition...
8. Norma Varden Norma Varden Actress, The Sound of Music The daughter of a retired sea captain and his much-younger wife, actress Norma Varden was born and raised in turn-of-the-century London. A piano prodigy, she studied in Paris and appeared in concert in England during her teenage years. Acting, however, became her career of choice, studying at the Guildhall School of Music...
9. Frank Reicher Frank Reicher Actor, King Kong Though most famous as Capt. Englehorn, the ship captain who carried the expedition to Skull Island to capture the great ape in King Kong--and its sequel, The Son of Kong--Frank Reicher had a long history as a stage actor and director, and film director, prior to his "Kong" appearances, and in fact has more than 200 film roles to his credit...
10. Don Beddoe Don Beddoe Actor, The Night of the Hunter American character actor. Raised in New York City and Cincinnati, Ohio, Beddoe was the son of a professor at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music who happened also to be the world-famous Welsh tenor, Dan Beddoe. Although Don Beddoe intended a career in journalism, he took an interest in theatre and became involved first with amateur companies and then with professional theatre troupes...
11. Jennifer Lyon Jennifer Lyon Self, Survivor: Palau - The Reunion
12. Denny Doherty Denny Doherty Actor, Elvis Meets Nixon Denny Doherty was born and reared in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and began his musical career there in a local rock band, The Hepsters, while working in a pawn shop. He had started singing in public at age 15, on a dare by performing "Love Letters In The Sand" in a skating rink-turned-dance-hall. In 1959 he formed his first folk trio...
13. 'Snub' Pollard 'Snub' Pollard Actor, Limelight The slight frame (5' 6"), pale, serious countenance, and dark, droopy mustache are unmistakeable, definitive identification badges in recalling silent comedian Harry "Snub" Pollard. Born in Australia as Harry Fraser, he joined a vaudeville troupe, which toured the United States around 1910. The troupe broke up there and Harry decided to stay...
14. Alan North Alan North Actor, Guiding Light After wartime naval service, Alan North began his show business career as a stage manager in New York. He first worked on Broadway in "Plain and Fancy", doubling up as understudy for the small part of Isaac Miller. The play had a successful run between 1955 and 1956 (461 performances) and this led to further acting work in diverse productions...
15. Lock Martin Lock Martin Actor, The Day the Earth Stood Still One of the tallest actors ever, he held various odd jobs before his debut on the silver screen. He worked for Spike Jones and his City Slickers, Ardens Dairy (in California,) as a Cowboy for Public Relations and at Knotts Berry Farm, (in California) also as a Cowboy. It was while he was working as a...
16. Scott Bigelow Scott Bigelow Actor, Major Payne
17. Greta Kukkonen Greta Kukkonen Self, Gregory Peck kävi Suomessa
18. W.S. Weatherwax W.S. Weatherwax Actor, The Trail of the Hound Walter Smiley Weatherwax was born on May 31, 1867, in Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, to William C. Weatherwax and his wife Elizabeth Mary Smiley. His siblings included: William E. Weatherwax (1858-1859); Grace Ball Weatherwax (1865-1938); and twin brothers Fred Van Allen Weatherwax (1870-1881) and Albert Weatherwax (1870-1870)...
19. Kevin Coughlin Kevin Coughlin Actor, The Defiant Ones John Kevin Barry Coughlin was born in Inwood, Manhattan, New York. His older sister Joan Marie Colette was a nun with the Sacred Heart of Mary. Their parents were John Joseph Coughlin (1909 - 1966) and Marguerite O'Brien (b. 1915). They lived at 45 Sickles Street in Manhattan until about 1960 when the family moved to Rye...
20. Charles Dingle Charles Dingle Actor, The Little Foxes US character actor of stage and screen, often portraying nasties.
21. Bill Nagy Bill Nagy Actor, Goldfinger
22. Michael Sporn Michael Sporn Animation Department, Whitewash
23. Chuck Courtney Chuck Courtney Actor, Pet Sematary
24. Gordon Hessler Gordon Hessler Director, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad Gordon Hessler was born in Germany, the son of a Danish mother and an English father. Educated in England, he moved to the US while in his late teens and spent several years working in documentaries. At Universal, "I guess because I had an English accent", Hessler was placed under contract to Alfred Hitchcock and went to work on the master director's TV series Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour...
25. Kenneth Utt Kenneth Utt Production Manager, The Silence of the Lambs
26. Byron Keith Byron Keith Actor, The Stranger
27. Gerry Mulligan Gerry Mulligan Soundtrack, L.A. Confidential Born in New York, raised in Philadelphia, Mulligan was the foremost baritone sax player of his generation, as well as an acclaimed composer and arranger, and one of the founders of the post-WWII "West Coast" school of jazz. In addition to his three marriages, Mulligan was the long-term lover of actress Judy Holliday...
28. Hal March Hal March Actor, Send Me No Flowers Hal March, born Harold Mendelson, first came on the scene in 1944 as one half of the comedy duo, Sweeney & March. He and Bob Sweeney had their own radio program, aptly named the "Sweeney and March Show" on CBS radio through 1948. In the early fifties, March sought a variety of venues in which to perform...
29. Frank Ronzio Frank Ronzio Actor, Escape from Alcatraz
30. Wilson Pickett Wilson Pickett Soundtrack, Forrest Gump
31. James Dickey James Dickey Writer, Deliverance Born Feb. 2nd, 1923 in Atlanta, Georgia, Dickey served in the U.S. Air Force during W.W. II and went on to earn a BA & MA from Vanderbilt University and become a celebrated American author & poet, winning numerous awards for his literary works. To film goers, he is best known as the as the author of the best selling book turned gripping...
32. Anna Leonowens Anna Leonowens Writer, Anna and the King Anna Edwards was born in India in 1834, the daughter of a cabinetmaker who died three months before her birth. Her mother then remarried to officer in the Engineers who sent Anna and her sister, Eliza, to a school in England. The girls returned to India as teenagers and Anna escaped her stepfather's...
33. Paul Meurisse Paul Meurisse Actor, Diabolique Paul Meurisse was the son of a bank manager and it first looked as if he would follow in his father's footsteps when he became a solicitor's clerk in Aix-en-Provence. But his passion was elsewhere and he soon did the splits appearing as a chorus boy in music-hall revues. Leaving Aix for Paris, with a letter of recommendation signed by Huguette Duflos...
34. Max Adrian Max Adrian Actor, The Devils Grandiose Irish stage, film and television character player Max Adrian, a noted classical performer and musical comedy revue star with a highly distinctive voice and "old school" acting style, was born Max Bor on November 1, 1902, in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Ireland. The son of Edward Norman Cavendish Bor and wife Mabel Lloyd Thornton...
35. Larry Davenport Larry Davenport Editorial Department, 11:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
36. Carol Mitchell-leon Carol Mitchell-leon Actress, Diary of a Mad Black Woman
37. William Wright William Wright Actor, Reveille with Beverly Handsome actor William Wright's mid-film 1940s career was pushed with a wave of Columbia Studio publicity promoting him as World War II's answer to Clark Gable. The push ultimately did not work and Wright's rather obscure career faded within a decade. The Utah-born actor moved to California after his schooling and studied at the Pasadena Playhouse...
38. Paul Ainsley Paul Ainsley Actor, American Raspberry
39. Bud Abbott Jr. Bud Abbott Jr. Self, Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld
40. Sheila Terry Sheila Terry Actress, The Lawless Frontier
41. Ted D. McCord Ted D. McCord Cinematographer, The Sound of Music Ted McCord learned his craft 'on the job' as a camera assistant at the Hobart Bosworth Productions Company in 1917. His first credited film as fully-fledged cinematographer was Sacred and Profane Love, billing himself as 'T.D.McCord'. During the 20's, he worked on a wide variety of subjects, from romantic comedy (Irene) to westerns (The Code of the Scarlet) to melodrama (The Crash)...
42. Wolfgang Staudte Wolfgang Staudte Director, Murderers Among Us
43. Carl Perkins Carl Perkins Soundtrack, Battleship
44. Roy Conrad Roy Conrad Actor, Patch Adams
45. Rebecca Steele Rebecca Steele Actress, Dutch Masters
46. Mae Williams Mae Williams Actress, Foxes
47. Hans Jürgen Massaquoi Hans Jürgen Massaquoi Writer, Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger
48. Bengt Eklund Bengt Eklund Actor, Shame
49. Augusto Benedico Augusto Benedico Actor, The Exterminating Angel
50. Osho Osho Thanks, Sacred Whispers
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