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1. Alan Ladd Alan Ladd Actor, Shane Alan Ladd's mother emigrated from England age 19. His accountant father died when he was four. At age five he burned his apartment playing with matches, and his mother moved them to Oklahoma City. He was malnourished, undersized and nicknamed Tiny. His mother married a house painter who moved them to California--a la "The Grapes of Wrath"--when he was eight...
2. Freddie Prinze Freddie Prinze Actor, The Million Dollar Rip-Off Comedian Freddie Prinze seemed to have everything going for him by 1977. He was the star of a hit network series. Beautiful women were drawn to his good looks and natural charm. He was the father of a baby boy named after him. But there were a lot of things Freddie Prinze had against him: a failed marriage...
3. Jimmy Durante Jimmy Durante Soundtrack, The Notebook First wife Jeanne died in 1943. Wed second wife, Marjorie Little after 16 year courtship when she was 39 and he 67 Marjorie Little had been the hatcheck girl at the Copacabana. Durante and his second wife adopted a baby girl, Cecelia Alicia on Christmas day 1961. Durante doted on "CeCe" until his death.
4. Leif Erickson Leif Erickson Actor, On the Waterfront
5. Tim McCoy Tim McCoy Actor, Around the World in Eighty Days One of the great stars of early American Westerns. McCoy was the son of an Irish soldier who later became police chief of Saginaw, Michigan, where McCoy was born. He attended St. Ignatius College in Chicago and after seeing a Wild West show there, left school and found work on a Wyoming ranch. He became...
6. Harold Russell Harold Russell Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives A Cambridge, Massachusetts native, Russell was working on an army film in 1944 when an explosive he was holding detonated accidentally, injuring his hands so severely that they had to be amputated. Russell was fitted with artificial hands and enrolled at Boston University's College of Business Administration (from which he graduated in 1949)...
7. Nick Cravat Nick Cravat Actor, The Crimson Pirate Long-time circus acrobatic partner of Burt Lancaster (performing as "Lang & Cravat") may have been short on stature, but he was big on athletic prowess and highly enjoyable to watch on-screen. According to reports, Cravat was as strong as a bull. When he lost his cool, it took several men to hold him back...
8. Manuel Padilla Jr. Manuel Padilla Jr. Actor, American Graffiti
9. Pablo P. Vitar Pablo P. Vitar Actor, The Sandlot
10. Michael Gwynn Michael Gwynn Actor, Jason and the Argonauts
11. Jamie Uys Jamie Uys Director, The Gods Must Be Crazy Mr. Uys was an internationally acclaimed film director who completed 24 films. Prizes for his work included the 1981 Grand Prix at the Festival International du Film de Comedy Vevey for 'The Gods Must be Crazy' and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association award for best documentary in 1974 for 'Beautiful People'...
12. Stratford Johns Stratford Johns Actor, Dance with a Stranger South African-born Stratford Johns was forever associated with the role of tough, abrasive Superintendant Charlie Barlow on TV's Z Cars and its sequels Softly Softly: Task Force and Barlow at Large. In between, he also played Barlow in the miniseries Jack the Ripper (which, in turn, led to a 'cold case' investigation series called Second Verdict)...
13. Joan Tompkins Joan Tompkins Actress, General Hospital Early in her career, in 1938, Joan Tompkins played opposite Henry Fonda in a run of plays in White Plains, New York. She later became well known on radio in the role of Nora Drake. During her long years in radio, she also acted on Broadway in "Pride and Prejudice", "My Sister Eileen" and many other plays...
14. Barbara Townsend Barbara Townsend Actress, Hard to Kill
15. Lili St. Cyr Lili St. Cyr Actress, Cinderella's Love Lesson Ecdysiast of the 1940's who appeared in a non-blue film or two.
16. Robert Frost Robert Frost Writer, Fireflies in the Garden Robert Lee Frost, arguably the greatest American poet of the 20th century, was born in San Francisco, California, on March 26, 1874. His father, William Prescott Frost Jr., was from a Lawrence, Massachusetts, family of Republicans, and his mother, Isabelle Moodie Frost, was an immigrant from Scotland...
17. Louis Jean Heydt Louis Jean Heydt Actor, Gone with the Wind An American character actor who specialized in "average joes", often timid or down-on-their-luck, Louis Jean Heydt was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at Worcester Academy and Dartmouth College. He intended a career in journalism and worked as a reporter for the old New York World, but developed...
18. John Larkin John Larkin Actor, The Edge of Night
19. Kipp Hamilton Kipp Hamilton Actress, Bigger Than Life
20. Ludwig Stössel Ludwig Stössel Actor, The Pride of the Yankees Born in Austria in 1883, Ludwig Stossel was an established theater presence (from age 17) in both his homeland and in Germany for decades, performing at one time or another for both Max Reinhardt and Otto Preminger. He made a handful of German silents beginning in 1926 and had moved with ease into sound pictures...
21. Ron Feinberg Ron Feinberg Actor, A Boy and His Dog
22. Gustav Hasford Gustav Hasford Writer, Full Metal Jacket Gustav Hasford was born in 1947, in Russellville, Alabama. He joined the Marines right out of school in 1967 and used his experiences as a Combat Correspondent in Vietnam to write his first novel, The Short-Timers, which Stanley Kubrick turned into Full Metal Jacket. Hasford's second novel, published in 1990...
23. Darryl Armstrong Darryl Armstrong Actor, Episode #2.14
24. John Rich John Rich Director, Roustabout
25. Hugo Stanger Hugo Stanger Actor, Beetlejuice
26. Hugh McDermott Hugh McDermott Actor, Devil Girl from Mars
27. Eva Remaeus Eva Remaeus Actress, Sven Klangs kvintett
28. Leona Roberts Leona Roberts Actress, Gone with the Wind
29. Frances Goodrich Frances Goodrich Writer, It's a Wonderful Life
30. O.W. Fischer O.W. Fischer Actor, Helden
31. Donna Jean Young Donna Jean Young Actress, Pioneer Spirit
32. Willie Dixon Willie Dixon Soundtrack, Daredevil Blues legend Willie Dixon was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1915. His mother was a devoutly religious person who spent much of her time writing religious poems, which gave the young Willie exposure to rhyming and meter. At a young age he sang with a gospel group called the Union Jubilee Singers...
33. Hartley Power Hartley Power Actor, Roman Holiday
34. Jim Bohan Jim Bohan Actor, American Graffiti
35. Rose Dione Rose Dione Actress, Freaks Rose Dione was born October 22, 1875 in Paris, France. Also known as Rosa Dione, Madame Dione and Madamoiselle Dion, there is very little information about her life, but her first appearance in films was in the 1910 French short subject Fleur des Maquis (Flower of the Maquis). She appeared in 68 films from 1910 until 1932...
36. René Deltgen René Deltgen Actor, Achtung! Feind hört mit!
37. Evgeniy Leonov Evgeniy Leonov Actor, Kin-dza-dza! Evegeni Leonov was a Russian actor best known for leading roles in comedies, such as Kin-dza-dza! and Gentlemen of Fortune. He was born Evgeni Pavlovich Leonov on September 2, 1926, in Moscow, Russia, USSR (now Moscow, Russia). He was the second son in the family. His father, Pavel Vasilevich Leonov...
38. Morton DaCosta Morton DaCosta Director, The Music Man Philadelphia-born Morton DaCosta started his career as a stage actor in 1942, and by 1950 had become a respected stage director, both in stock theater and on Broadway. His short film career consisted of a pair of successful adaptations of Broadway successes, ("The Music Man" and "Auntie Mame") and one less successful film ("Island of Love"), after which he returned to his first love, the stage.
39. Phil McCall Phil McCall Actor, Breaking the Waves
40. Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic Director, Mars na Drinu Zivorad 'Zika' Mitrovic was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in 1921. He belongs to the first generation of post-WW2 directors, and began directing in 1946. His first film was a documentary about the National Army rally named Nove pobede. After this feature, he made a series of shorts (The First Lights, The Soil Was Waiting for a Tractor, Images of Prizren and Pozari u gradu)...
41. Daniel P. Mannix Daniel P. Mannix Writer, The Fox and the Hound
42. Toni Berger Toni Berger Actor, Zuckerbaby
43. Humphrey Lestocq Humphrey Lestocq Actor, Angels One Five
44. Herbert Disney Herbert Disney Uncategorised
45. Mandel Kramer Mandel Kramer Actor, Guiding Light
46. Nam June Paik Nam June Paik Soundtrack, Shutter Island Nam June Paik was the first video artist who experimented with electronic media and made a profound impact on the art of video and television. He coined the phrase "Information Superhighway" in 1974, and has been called the "father of video art." He was born Nam June Paik on July 20, 1932 in Seoul...
47. James Duggan James Duggan Actor, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
48. Ephraim Kishon Ephraim Kishon Writer, Sallah
49. Coles Trapnell Coles Trapnell Producer, Full House
50. Sally Anne Golden Sally Anne Golden Actress, Friday the 13th
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