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1. Cecil B. DeMille Cecil B. DeMille Producer, The Ten Commandments His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he was 12, and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company. Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts...
2. Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer Actor, The Defiant Ones
3. Jack Lord Jack Lord Actor, Hawaii Five-O Jack Lord will probably be best remembered as Steve McGarrett in the long running television series Hawaii Five-O, but he was much more than that however. He starred in several movies, directed several episodes of his show, was in several Broadway productions, and was an accomplished artist. Two of...
4. Ann Sheridan Ann Sheridan Actress, Another World Clara Lou Sheridan was born February 21, 1915, in Denton, Texas, to an automobile mechanic and his homemaker wife. The youngest of five children, she grew up in a normal childhood environment. She was a self-described tomboy and was very athletic, and played on the girls basketball team for North Texas State Teacher's College...
5. Susan Strasberg Susan Strasberg Actress, Picnic Susan Strasberg was born in New York City on May 22, 1938. From the time of her birth, she was destined to be an actress. Her father was Lee Strasberg, acting coach at the famed Actors Studio in New York. In 1953, Susan made her acting debut in the episode, Catch a Falling Star, of the Goodyear Playhouse...
6. Peggy Lee Peggy Lee Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Born Norma Dolores Egstrom in Jamestown, North Dakota, sultry song stylist Peggy Lee was the product of a troubled, abusive childhood, who used singing as an escape. She found work on a radio station as a teenager in Fargo and quickly changed her name to Peggy Lee. An early move to Hollywood at age 17 proved disappointing...
7. Joseph O'Conor Joseph O'Conor Actor, Oliver!
8. Georges Méliès Georges Méliès Director, Le voyage à travers l'impossible Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and film director famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema. Méliès was an especially prolific innovator in the use of special effects, popularizing such techniques as substitution splices, multiple exposures, time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-painted color...
9. Michael Winner Michael Winner Director, Death Wish Winner was an only child, born in Hampstead, London, England, to Helen (née Zlota) and George Joseph Winner (1910-1975), a company director. His family was Jewish; his mother was Polish and his father of Russian extraction. Following his father's death, Winner's mother gambled recklessly and sold art and furniture worth around £10m at the time...
10. Allyn Joslyn Allyn Joslyn Actor, Only Angels Have Wings Allyn Joslyn, the son of a Pennsylvania mining engineer, made his stage debut at 17. He was soon appearing regularly in Broadway productions, and headed for Hollywood in 1936, making his debut in They Won't Forget. His nervous, at times dyspeptic demeanor and somewhat aristocratic looks fit in with the pompous...
11. Joseph Schildkraut Joseph Schildkraut Actor, The Diary of Anne Frank An imposing Austrian import-turned-matinée idol on the silent screen, Hollywood actor Joseph Schildkraut went on to conquer talking films as well -- with Oscar-winning results. Inclined towards smooth, cunning villainy, his Oscar came instead for his sympathetic portrayal of Captain Alfred Dreyfus in The Life of Emile Zola...
12. Sandy Baron Sandy Baron Actor, Broadway Danny Rose Sandy Baron was born Sanford Beresofsky in Brooklyn, New York on May 5, 1936. Raised in Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood, the young Sandy attended public schools and participated in accelerated classes. A graduate of Brooklyn College, he spent his early years working summers in the Catskill Mountain resorts that were the breeding grounds of many Jewish comedians...
13. Abraham Sofaer Abraham Sofaer Actor, Quo Vadis Born on October 1, 1896, in Rangoon, Burma, to Burmese-Jewish parents, distinguished veteran character actor Abraham Sofaer was a one-time schoolteacher in both Rangoon and London. He switched gears to acting after a short time and made his stage debut as a walk-on in William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" in 1921...
14. George Orwell George Orwell Writer, Nineteen Eighty-Four Born the son of an Opium Agent in Bengal, Eric Blair was educated in England (Eton 1921). The joined the British Imperial Police in Burma, serving until 1927. He then travelled around England and Europe, doing various odd jobs to support his writing. By 1935 he had adopted the 'pen-name' of 'George Orwell' and had written his first novels...
15. Gwyn Savage Gwyn Savage Casting Department, Fanboys
16. Eiko Ishioka Eiko Ishioka Costume Designer, Dracula
17. Rita Lynn Rita Lynn Actress, Code of the West
18. Pauline Yates Pauline Yates Actress, Harriet's Back in Town Born in St. Helens, Merseyside, Pauline Yates knew she wanted to be an actress from an early age. After leaving school, she went straight into Oldham Rep., making her stage debut aged 17 as Grace Poole in Jane Eyre In the late 1960s she landed her first TV role and was starting to become a familiar face on programmes such as Crown Court and Armchair Theatre...
19. Otis Harlan Otis Harlan Actor, A Midsummer Night's Dream
20. Polly Ann Young Polly Ann Young Actress, The Man from Utah
21. Jordan Christopher Jordan Christopher Actor, Brainstorm
22. Al St. John Al St. John Actor, Riders of Destiny
23. Scott Holden Scott Holden Actor, Breezy
24. William Girdler William Girdler Director, 'Sheba, Baby' Born October 22, 1947 in Jefferson County, Kentucky, William Brent Girdler launched his filmmaking career with the 1972 release of Asylum of Satan. He made a total of nine films in six years and provided the music for the Pat Patterson quickie Dr. Gore. Girdler died in a helicopter accident in the Philippines after completing his final movie The Manitou...
25. Jackie Wilson Jackie Wilson Soundtrack, Sweet November Jackie "Sonny" Wilson was born in Detroit, Michigan, and grew up in Highland Park, the only son of Jack and Eliza Mae Wilson from Columbus, Mississippi. His father was an alcoholic and constantly unemployed, and his mother, who had lost two earlier children, doted on Jackie and became a powerful influence in his life...
26. Yoshifumi Kondô Yoshifumi Kondô Animation Department, Grave of the Fireflies
27. Frances Dade Frances Dade Actress, Dracula
28. Leslie French Leslie French Actor, Death in Venice
29. Steve Susskind Steve Susskind Actor, Monsters, Inc.
30. Jack Montgomery Jack Montgomery Actor, Pursued
31. Tom Parker Tom Parker Miscellaneous Crew, Jailhouse Rock
32. Jay Garner Jay Garner Actor, Pennies from Heaven A veteran character actor of stage and screen, James H. Garner, Jr. arrived on Broadway in 1969 only to find another James Garner already working. He changed his name to Jay Garner and in 1971 replaced Howard Da Silva in the Broadway production of "1776." He played in regional theaters around the country until the late 1990s...
33. V.I. Lenin V.I. Lenin Writer, Padenie dinastii Romanovykh
34. Ralph Reed Ralph Reed Actor, Reform School Girl Ralph Reed "Freeto", worked as an actor from 1938 to 1958. Attended UCLA in 1953. Korean War Veteran, discharged in 1955. Moved to Orange County, California in 1962 and had been in Real Estate for the past 35 years. Burial at El Toro Memorial Park, El Toro, California.
35. Bambi Allen Bambi Allen Actress, Affair in the Air
36. Geeta Bali Geeta Bali Actress, Vachan
37. Dana Medrická Dana Medrická Actress, Who Wants to Kill Jessie?
38. Marie Lohr Marie Lohr Actress, Pygmalion
39. Austin Trevor Austin Trevor Actor, The Red Shoes
40. Richard L. Duran Richard L. Duran Stunts, Con Air
41. Mogens Brandt Mogens Brandt Actor, Reptilicus
42. Rosario Rosario Actress, Hollywood Canteen
43. Theoni V. Aldredge Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Designer, Ghostbusters
44. Mel A. Bishop Mel A. Bishop Production Manager, Adam-12
45. John Halas John Halas Producer, Heavy Metal
46. Hiroki Matsukata Hiroki Matsukata Actor, Jûsan-nin no shikaku
47. Stephen Coit Stephen Coit Actor, The Long Goodbye
48. Joseph Cawthorn Joseph Cawthorn Actor, White Zombie Cawthorn made his stage debut in 1872 at the age of four. At nine, he went to England and played in music halls for four years. In 1898, Cawthorn made his debut on Broadway and carried on a successful career for some twenty-five years. Moving to Hollywood in 1927, he began a career as a character actor...
49. Tom Amundsen Tom Amundsen Miscellaneous Crew, Shrek
50. John Grieve John Grieve Actor, Eye of the Needle
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