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1. Ava Gardner Ava Gardner Actress, The Killers Ava Lavina Gardner was born on December 24, 1922 in Grabtown, North Carolina, to Mary Elizabeth (née Baker) and Jonas Bailey Gardner. Born on a tobacco farm, where she got her lifelong love of earthy language and going barefoot, Ava grew up in the rural South. At age 18, her picture in the window of her brother-in- law's New York photo studio brought her to the attention of MGM...
2. John Smith John Smith Actor, Laramie Actor John Smith was born Robert Errol Van Orden in Los Angeles. He began his career singing with The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir, a group which appeared in two Bing Crosby films, Going My Way and The Bells of St. Mary's. His agent Henry Willson, who also gave Tab Hunter and Rock Hudson their names, changed Van Orden's name to "John Smith"...
3. William Fawcett William Fawcett Actor, Fury "Doc T". as he was known, was a Ph.D., and Professor of Theatre at Michigan State University in the early 1940's, just before World War II. He often spoke about leaving academia and actually trying his hand at the craft he taught. After the war, he got his chance and never looked back.
4. William Sylvester William Sylvester Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey
5. Christopher Allport Christopher Allport Actor, Another World
6. Kim Manners Kim Manners Producer, The X-Files
7. Herman Wedemeyer Herman Wedemeyer Actor, Hawaii Five-O
8. Al Capone Al Capone Infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone was born in the tough Williamsburgh section of Brooklyn, NY, the fourth of nine children of Italian immigrants from Naples. Capone was a born sociopath. In the sixth grade he beat up a teacher and promptly quit school. He picked up his education from the streets, "making his bones" when he joined the notorious James Street gang...
9. Robert Rockwell Robert Rockwell Actor, Our Miss Brooks As heartthrob "Mr. Boynton" on "Our Miss Brooks", Robert Rockwell was so identified with the role that other, dramatic roles were often denied him. Still, after beginning his career as a contract player for Republic Studios he appeared in over 350 television shows over fifty years, and on stage opposite Jose Ferrer in the 1946 Broadway production of "Cyrano de Bergerac"...
10. Stanley Brock Stanley Brock Actor, UHF Stanley Brock lived in the lower east side of Manhattan on E.14th St. In his earlier days he was doing a comedy routine with a girl. The name of the act was called Stan and Nan. They would perform one nighters in the Upstate NY area - the Catskills' - or, as the area was more commonly known; The Botscht Belt (in reference to the many holiday camps...
11. Dale Van Sickel Dale Van Sickel Actor, Duel
12. Colleen Moore Colleen Moore Actress, Ella Cinders Her father was an irrigation engineer. She was convent-educated and studied piano at the Detroit Conservatory. D.W. Griffith brought her to Hollywood in 1917, returning a favor to her uncle, 'Walter C. Howey , the Chicago Examiner editor who helped him clear The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages through the censors...
13. Dick Crockett Dick Crockett Actor, The Pink Panther Strikes Again
14. Cliff Norton Cliff Norton Actor, General Hospital
15. Dorothy Whitney Dorothy Whitney Actress, Breakfast at Tiffany's
16. Diana Barrymore Diana Barrymore Actress, Nightmare "Too Much, Too Soon" was the story of Diana's life, and the title of her autobiography. Her father was stage and screen legend John Barrymore; and her mother was Blanche Oelrichs (who wrote under the masculine pseudonym Michael Strange), who had just divorced Mr. Thomas and had 2 children (Leonard and Robin) from that marriage...
17. Anna Malle Anna Malle Actress, Jenna Loves Rocco One of the more fiery and uninhibited performers in the adult-film business, Iowa-born Anna Malle's exotic look (part Cherokee and part Irish) and terrific body contributed to her becoming an almost instant fan favorite, and the tremendous energy she puts into each of her performances didn't hurt, either...
18. Gladys Hurlbut Gladys Hurlbut Actress, The Long, Long Trailer
19. Fred Aldrich Fred Aldrich Actor, Mrs. Mike
20. Lilian Bond Lilian Bond Actress, The Old Dark House An attractive, wavy-haired brunette Londoner, Lilian Bond graduated from Brompton Oratory School and began her show business career in pantomimes and revues as a teenager. She travelled to America in 1926 to appear on Broadway in the 'Ziegfeld Follies' and for Earl Carroll's 'Vanities', as well as playing Rosamanda in 'Fioretta' with Fanny Brice...
21. Queenie Watts Queenie Watts Actress, Romany Jones Queenie Watts (born Mary Spenton; 21 July 1923 - 25 January 1980) was an English actress of film and television, as well as an occasional singer. Watts was born Mary Spenton in London in 1923. She appeared in many British films, including the Joan Littlewood production Sparrers Can't Sing (1963), and as herself in Portrait of Queenie (1964)...
22. Leopoldo Trieste Leopoldo Trieste Actor, The Godfather: Part II
23. Jonathan Larson Jonathan Larson Writer, Rent Jonathan Larson was born in White Plains, New York, in Westchester County to a Jewish family. Since he was little he was exposed to the performing arts as music and theater. He played the trumpet and tuba in his high school band, was involved in his school's choir and took formal piano lessons. His early musical influences were rock musicians such as Elton John and Billy Joel...
24. Virginia Maskell Virginia Maskell Actress, Only Two Can Play This ill-fated British actress was born in the Shepherd's Bush area of London, England, on February 27, 1936. After the outbreak of World War II, young Virginia and her family were evacuated to South Africa. She eventually returned to London and entered a convent school where the pretty, grey-eyed brunette developed an interest in acting...
25. Polly Moran Polly Moran Actress, Adam's Rib She was one rowdy, no-holds-barred entertainer. Comedienne Polly Moran was considered second only to perhaps Louise Fazenda as Mack Sennett's funniest lady during her silent-era heyday. Born in 1883, Polly was made for vaudeville, touring all over the world, notably Europe. Sennett snapped her up...
26. Cal Jammer Cal Jammer Actor, Carjack
27. Adele Astaire Adele Astaire Writer, Round the Film Studios
28. Olive Brasno Olive Brasno Actress, Charlie Chan at the Circus
29. Helen Ware Helen Ware Actress, Morning Glory
30. Donald Kerr Donald Kerr Actor, The Devil Bat
31. James Gonzalez James Gonzalez Actor, The Lucy Show
32. Tommy Fujiwara Tommy Fujiwara Actor, Hawaii Five-O
33. Richard Talmadge Richard Talmadge Actor, The Prince of Pep He first came to the USA as a boy member of the famed acrobats, the Mazetti Troupe, that had been engaged by Barnum & Bailey Circus. Richard began in films, supposedly, as a stunt double for Doug Fairbanks, Sr., then graduated to films under his own name.
34. Jack Mather Jack Mather Actor, Billy Madison
35. Lloyd Phillips Lloyd Phillips Producer, Inglourious Basterds
36. Kalpana Kalpana Actress, Sathi Leelavathi
37. Antonino Buenaventura Antonino Buenaventura Composer, Sonny Boy
38. Spencer Charters Spencer Charters Actor, High Sierra Spencer Charters was a burly, moon faced man who got his start in the theater where he basically stayed until 1930. Thereafter, he quickly launched a career as a character actor in movies. His specialty was a lower-to-middle-class worker, and he portrayed many types, including judges, doctors, clerks...
39. Vicki LaMotta Vicki LaMotta
40. James Cross James Cross Actor, This Is the Army
41. Demis Roussos Demis Roussos Self, Kings of 70s Romance
42. Isobel Lennart Isobel Lennart Writer, Funny Girl
43. Chuito de Bayamón Chuito de Bayamón Actor, Preciosa
44. Paul J. Smith Paul J. Smith Composer, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Paul was the son of J.J. Smith, who was a professor at the College of Idaho in Caldwell, Idaho in the early 1900's. It was a very musical family. Father J J composed a number of songs for the College. Paul became music director for Disney. His brother Arthur also became a studio musician and played on films and TV shows.
45. Irene Castle Irene Castle Actress, No Trespassing Irene Castle and her husband Vernon Castle (born Vernon Blyth) were the best known ballroom dancers of the early 20th C. Beginning about 1914 they operated several clubs and studios in the NYC area, toured the country dancing, and were able to charge as much as a thousand dollars an hour for lessons...
46. Demetrio González Demetrio González Actor, Dos corazones y un cielo
47. Louisa Horton Louisa Horton Actress, Alice Sweet Alice She was born in China and raised in Haiti and the Washington, D.C., area. She lived in Manhattan for nearly 50 years. She met George Roy Hill while both were actors in a Shakespeare repertory company. They married in 1951 and remained close even after they divorced in the 1970s. She was described as...
48. Jean Rougerie Jean Rougerie Actor, A View to a Kill
49. William Devlin William Devlin Actor, Jamaica Inn
50. Alexander Lockwood Alexander Lockwood Actor, Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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