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1. John Banner John Banner Actor, 36 Hours John Banner, who achieved television immortality for his portrayal of the Luftwaffe prison-camp guard Sergeant Schultz in the TV series Hogan's Heroes, was born on January 28, 1910 in Vienna, the capital of what was then the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The 28-year-old Banner, who was Jewish, was forced to abandon his homeland after the 1938 Anschluss (union) between Nazi Germany and Austria...
2. Hal Smith Hal Smith Actor, Beauty and the Beast
3. Joe Viterelli Joe Viterelli Actor, Shallow Hal
4. Burt Mustin Burt Mustin Actor, Cat Ballou Burt Mustin was a salesman most of his life, but got his first taste of show business as the host of a weekly radio variety show on KDKA Pittsburgh in 1921. He appeared onstage in "Detective Story" at Sombrero Playhouse in Phoenix Arizona, and played the janitor in the movie version, (Detective Story)...
5. Teala Loring Teala Loring Actress, Bluebeard
6. Oskar Homolka Oskar Homolka Actor, Sabotage Because of his heavy generically "European" accent and Slavic-sounding surname (not an uncommon one among Czechs or Slovaks), many people assumed Oscar Homolka was Eastern European or Russian. In fact, he was born in Vienna (then Austria-Hungary), the multicultural capital of a large multi-ethnic empire at the time...
7. John Farrow John Farrow Director, Around the World in Eighty Days John Farrow wrote short stories and plays during his four-year career in the navy. In the late 1920s he came to Hollywood as a technical advisor for a film about Marines and stayed as a screenwriter, from A Sailor's Sweetheart through Tarzan Escapes. He married Tarzan's Jane, Maureen O'Sullivan, in 1936. He began directing in 1937 (Men in Exile and West of Shanghai)...
8. Paul A. Partain Paul A. Partain Actor, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Paul Alan Partain was born on November 22, 1946 in Austin, Texas. Paul first started acting in his junior high school days; he was a member of the drama club and acted on a regular basis in school plays. Partain served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam war. After finishing his tour of duty...
9. John Steadman John Steadman Actor, The Hills Have Eyes
10. Jerry Siegel Jerry Siegel Writer, Man of Steel Jerry Siegel was born in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1931, he met and befriended his future partner, Joe Shuster, when the latter moved from his birthplace in Canada. Siegel and Shuster were both avid science fiction fans, publishing a fanzine in the mid-1920s. It was during this period that they read Philip Wylie's book...
11. Karen Lancaume Karen Lancaume Actress, Rape Me Born Karen Bach outside of Lyons, France, Karen Lancaume came from a wealthy family. The bi-racial beauty (French father, Moroccan mother) married at 17 while she was attending college. Even though her husband was a disc jockey and she worked weekends at a nightclub to make ends meet, the couple was soon awash in debt...
12. Astrid Lindgren Astrid Lindgren Writer, Ronja Robbersdaughter Grew up in Småland outside Vimmerby in the south of Sweden. Her first book came out in 1944, and she made a breakthrough the following year with the stories about Pippi Longstocking. Countless stories about Pippi and other characters of Astrid's imagination and excellent story telling ability were translated to at least 55 languages and told to millions of children all over the world...
13. Marcia Hathaway Marcia Hathaway Actress, Shadow of the Boomerang
14. Jacques Villeret Jacques Villeret Actor, The Dinner Game
15. Tony Doyle Tony Doyle Actor, Damage
16. Bernard Horsfall Bernard Horsfall Actor, Braveheart
17. Alfred Brown Alfred Brown Actor, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad
18. Billy Fury Billy Fury Soundtrack, An Education
19. Pete the Dog Pete the Dog Actor, Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde
20. Kenneth Waller Kenneth Waller Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
21. Gregory Morton Gregory Morton Actor, Bye Bye Birdie
22. Dino Buzzati Dino Buzzati Writer, The Desert of the Tartars Born in 1906, Dino Buzzati was the second of his Venetian parents' 4 children. In 1917, a year after Buzzati started to study at the Parini school in Milan, Austrians occupied his family's villa, which was partly destroyed after that. After the end of the war, Buzzati's father, Giulio Cesare Buzzati died in 1920...
23. Frantisek Vlácil Frantisek Vlácil Director, Marketa Lazarová
24. Henry McGee Henry McGee Actor, Benny Hill's World Tour: New York!
25. Philip Tonge Philip Tonge Actor, Witness for the Prosecution
26. Joy Shelton Joy Shelton Actress, Designing Women
27. Dean Dittman Dean Dittman Actor, Bachelor Party
28. Wade Nichols Wade Nichols Actor, The Edge of Night
29. Jean-Pierre Rassam Jean-Pierre Rassam Producer, Tess
30. Erle C. Kenton Erle C. Kenton Director, Island of Lost Souls Erle C. Kenton entered films as an actor with the Mack Sennett troupe (he was one of the original Keystone Kops). In addition to acting, he performed pretty much any kind of behind-the-scenes job he could get, and by 1919 Sennett gave him a job directing two-reel comedies. The next year he graduated to features...
31. Tom Sherak Tom Sherak Thanks, There Will Be Blood
32. Charlita Charlita Actress, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla
33. Elroy 'Crazylegs' Hirsch Elroy 'Crazylegs' Hirsch Actor, Unchained
34. Frances Marshall Frances Marshall Actress, Unbecoming Age
35. Sohrab Modi Sohrab Modi Actor, Jhansi Ki Rani
36. O.P. Nayyar O.P. Nayyar Composer, C.I.D.
37. Casey Tibbs Casey Tibbs Actor, Partners
38. Violet Lane Violet Lane Actress, The Good Companions
39. Kroger Babb Kroger Babb Producer, Mom and Dad
40. Jim Capaldi Jim Capaldi Soundtrack, The Ice Storm
41. Niven Boyd Niven Boyd Actor, Out of Africa
42. Ann Francis Ann Francis Actress, Agatha
43. Bill Henson Bill Henson Actor, Sailor in the Wild
44. Frank Remley Frank Remley Actor, Dorothy Shay
45. Walter Percival Walter Percival Actor, Almost Married
46. Milburn Morante Milburn Morante Actor, The Detectress Milburn Morante (often alternatively credited as 'Moranti') began as a turn-of-the-century vaudevillian, part of a family trio calling themselves 'The Three Morantes'. After moving from San Francisco to L.A., he gravitated towards the film industry by 1913, initially with Keystone-Triangle, and, later...
47. William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats Writer, Dancing at Lughnasa
48. H.E. Bates H.E. Bates Writer, Summertime
49. François Groult François Groult Sound Department, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
50. William Halligan William Halligan Actor, Moontide
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