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1. Alan Ladd Alan Ladd Actor, Shane Alan Walbridge Ladd was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, the only child of Ina Raleigh (aka Selina Rowley) and Alan Ladd, a freelance accountant. His mother was English, from County Durham, and his paternal grandparents were Canadian. His father died when he was four. At age five, he burned his apartment playing with matches...
2. Jimmy Durante Jimmy Durante Self, The Jimmy Durante Show Comedian, composer, actor, singer and songwriter ("Inka Dinka Doo") Jimmy Durante was educated in New York public schools. He began his career as a Coney Island pianist, and organized a five-piece band in 1916. He opened the Club Durant with Eddie Jackson and Lou Clayton, with whom he later formed a comedy trio for vaudeville and on television...
3. Freddie Prinze Freddie Prinze Actor, Chico and the Man 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...
4. Leif Erickson Leif Erickson Actor, The High Chaparral
5. Manuel Padilla Jr. Manuel Padilla Jr. Actor, Scarface
6. Kipp Hamilton Kipp Hamilton Actress, Bigger Than Life
7. Harold Russell Harold Russell Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives Harold John Russell was born in Nova Scotia in 1914. His family moved to Cambridge Massachusetts when his father died in 1919. He was training paratroopers at Camp MacKall NC on June 6, 1944 when some TNT he was using exploded in his hands. He lost both hands. After receiving hooks, and training on them...
8. Pablo P. Vitar Pablo P. Vitar Actor, The Sandlot
9. Jacques Rivette Jacques Rivette Director, La belle noiseuse Although François Truffaut has written that the New Wave began "thanks to Rivette," the films of this masterful French director are not well known. Rivette, like his "Cahiers du Cinéma" colleagues Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Claude Chabrol and Éric Rohmer, did graduate to filmmaking but, like Rohmer...
10. John Larkin John Larkin Actor, 12 O'Clock High
11. Peter Shaw Peter Shaw Actor, The Exile
12. Nick Cravat Nick Cravat Actor, The Count of Monte Cristo 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...
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. Michael Gwynn Michael Gwynn Actor, Village of the Damned
15. 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...
16. Hugh McDermott Hugh McDermott Actor, Devil Girl from Mars
17. 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...
18. Anthony Conti Anthony Conti Writer, The Black Ghiandola
19. Ron Feinberg Ron Feinberg Actor, Centurions
20. 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...
21. Evgeniy Leonov Evgeniy Leonov Actor, Gentlemen of Fortune 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...
22. Stratford Johns Stratford Johns Actor, Softly Softly 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)...
23. Jamie Uys Jamie Uys Director, The Gods Must Be Crazy Jamie 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' aka 'Animals are Beautiful People'...
24. Lili St. Cyr Lili St. Cyr Actress, Cinderella's Love Lesson Busty, highly painted blonde Lili St. Cyr was a notorious striptease artist of the 1940s and 1950s who replaced Gypsy Rose Lee and Ann Corio on the burlesque queen pedestal. Lili actually took the stripper out of burlesque and put her squarely on the Las Vegas stage. She was also noted for her pin-up photography...
25. Tim McCoy Tim McCoy Actor, Around the World in 80 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...
26. Jack Stoney Jack Stoney Actor, Lilac Time
27. Amparo Baró Amparo Baró Actress, 7 vidas
28. Margaret Truman Margaret Truman Self, What's My Line?
29. John Rich John Rich Director, All in the Family
30. Richard Bonehill Richard Bonehill Actor, Rob Roy
31. Rod McKuen Rod McKuen Soundtrack, Zodiac
32. Leona Roberts Leona Roberts Actress, Gone with the Wind
33. 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...
34. O.W. Fischer O.W. Fischer Actor, Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs
35. Sally Anne Golden Sally Anne Golden Actress, Friday the 13th
36. Barbara Townsend Barbara Townsend Actress, Hard to Kill
37. Jim Bohan Jim Bohan Actor, American Graffiti
38. James Duggan James Duggan Actor, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
39. Pandharibai Pandharibai Actress, Chelisuva Modagalu
40. 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.
41. Mandel Kramer Mandel Kramer Actor, The Edge of Night
42. 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)...
43. Hugo Stanger Hugo Stanger Actor, Beetlejuice
44. Donna Jean Young Donna Jean Young Actress, Pioneer Spirit
45. Hartley Power Hartley Power Actor, Roman Holiday
46. Ugo Bologna Ugo Bologna Actor, High Rollers
47. Darryl Armstrong Darryl Armstrong Actor, Mean Girls
48. Eva Remaeus Eva Remaeus Actress, Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter Eva Britt Remaeus, born Feb 13 1950 in Lund, Sweden, was an actress. She studied at Lunds University 1969-72, and at State Theatre School in Malmö, 1973-74. Eva Remaeus was primarily known for the children's program "Fem myror är fler on fyra elefanter", but she also appeared in a number of films, such as "Sven Klang's Kvintett" and Bo Widerberg's police movie "Mannen på taket"...
49. Garrett Lewis Garrett Lewis Set Decorator, Face/Off Garrett Lewis, four time Academy Award nominated set decorator, dancer and actor, died January 29, 2013 at the age of 77. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1935 and died at his home in Woodland Hills, California of natural causes. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Garrett Lewis had a long and storied career as a dancer...
50. Benjamin Dickerson Benjamin Dickerson Self, Benjamin Smoke
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