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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. Joe Viterelli Joe Viterelli Actor, Shallow Hal
3. Hal Smith Hal Smith Actor, Beauty and the Beast
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. Kenneth Waller Kenneth Waller Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
6. John Steadman John Steadman Actor, The Hills Have Eyes
7. Bernard Horsfall Bernard Horsfall Actor, Braveheart
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. John Farrow John Farrow Director, Hondo 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)...
11. Jacques Villeret Jacques Villeret Actor, The Dinner Game
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. 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...
14. Tony Doyle Tony Doyle Actor, Damage
15. Henry McGee Henry McGee Actor, Benny Hill's World Tour: New York!
16. Jean-Pierre Rassam Jean-Pierre Rassam Producer, Tess
17. 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...
18. Pete the Dog Pete the Dog Actor, Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pryde
19. 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...
20. Philip Willingham Philip Willingham Actor, Cargo Born in Bristol (England), Studied in London from the age of 11 at Theatre and television school. At the age of 16 was accepted into The Royal Ballet School.He danced with various company's such as The Royal Ballet, The English National Ballet, New Adventures, and also worked on shows such as West Side Story and My Fair Lady...
21. Billy Fury Billy Fury Soundtrack, An Education
22. Harry Arras Harry Arras Actor, Blind Circumstances
23. Gregory Morton Gregory Morton Actor, Bye Bye Birdie
24. Frantisek Vlácil Frantisek Vlácil Director, Marketa Lazarová
25. Teala Loring Teala Loring Actress, Bluebeard
26. Philip Tonge Philip Tonge Actor, Witness for the Prosecution
27. Frances Marshall Frances Marshall Actress, Unbecoming Age
28. Pepper Curtis Pepper Curtis Actress, Bring on the Dancing Girls
29. Tapio Hämäläinen Tapio Hämäläinen Actor, The Unknown Soldier
30. Wade Nichols Wade Nichols Actor, The Edge of Night
31. Tom Sherak Tom Sherak Thanks, There Will Be Blood
32. Elroy 'Crazylegs' Hirsch Elroy 'Crazylegs' Hirsch Actor, Unchained
33. Charlita Charlita Actress, Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla
34. O.P. Nayyar O.P. Nayyar Composer, C.I.D.
35. Sohrab Modi Sohrab Modi Actor, Jhansi Ki Rani
36. Walter Percival Walter Percival Actor, Almost Married
37. François Groult François Groult Sound Department, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc
38. Shôtarô Ishinomori Shôtarô Ishinomori Writer, Kikaida: Android of Justice Ishinomori Shotaro was born on January 25, 1938 in the town of Ishinomori, Miyagi prefecture as Onodera Shotaro. As one of the most prolific comic artist in history, his works encompasses over 770 titles exceeding 128,000 pages. Being one of the early pioneers of Japanese "manga" or comics, he was one...
39. John Cacavas John Cacavas Composer, Airport '77 Composer, songwriter ("Autumn Once Again"), conductor and arranger, educated at Northwestern University (Bachelor of Music degree) and through music studies with Robert Delaney. He served in the U.S. Army and while there, arranged for the Army Band in Washington, DC. He served as an assistant to Morton Gould...
40. Ravenell Keller III Ravenell Keller III Actor, Being There
41. Michael Shurtleff Michael Shurtleff Casting Director, 1776
42. Niven Boyd Niven Boyd Actor, Out of Africa
43. 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...
44. Casey Tibbs Casey Tibbs Actor, Partners
45. Jim Capaldi Jim Capaldi Soundtrack, The Ice Storm
46. Joy Shelton Joy Shelton Actress, Designing Women
47. Rockliffe Fellowes Rockliffe Fellowes Actor, Monkey Business
48. Dino Buzzati Dino Buzzati Writer, Il deserto dei tartari 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...
49. William Butler Yeats William Butler Yeats Writer, Dancing at Lughnasa
50. H.E. Bates H.E. Bates Writer, Summertime
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