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1. Florence Bates Florence Bates Actress, Rebecca The American character actress, Florence Rabe, was the daughter of an antique store owner. She gained a degree in Mathematics from the University of Texas in 1906 and went on to a career in teaching and social work. She changed course after being persuaded by a friend to study law, and, passing her bar exam in 1914...
2. Lizabeth Scott Lizabeth Scott Actress, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers Lizabeth Scott was born Emma Matzo on September 29, 1922 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the oldest of six children of Mary (Pennock) and John Matzo, who were Slovak immigrants. Scott attended Marywood Seminary and the Alvienne School of the Theatre in New York City, where she adopted the stage name of "Elizabeth Scott." After doing a national tour of Hellzapoppin...
3. Lee Bergere Lee Bergere Actor, Dynasty Born in Brooklyn, Bergere began his career in 1936 as understudy to Danny Kaye in the Broadway production of "Lady in the Dark", with Gertrude Lawrence. His television debut was with James Dean in the live production of "Thunder on Sycamore Street". A World War II veteran, he was in charge of entertainment services for soldiers serving in North Africa...
4. Christopher Jones Christopher Jones Actor, Ryan's Daughter Christopher Jones was a brief cult star of the late 60s counterculture era and a would-be successor to James Dean had he wanted it. Born Billy Frank Jones amid rather impoverished surroundings to a grocery clerk in Jackson, Tennessee in 1941, his artist mother had to be institutionalized when Chris was 4...
5. Elizabeth Patterson Elizabeth Patterson Actress, Pal Joey A dainty but nevertheless feisty character actress, southern-bred Elizabeth Patterson started her career over her strict parent's objections and became a member of Chicago's Ben Greet Players, performing Shakespeare at the turn of the century. This followed college at Martin College where she studied music...
6. Moira Shearer Moira Shearer Actress, Peeping Tom Moira was born the daughter of Harold V. King in Dunfermline, Scotland. She was educated at Dunfermline High School, Ndola in Zambia (formerly Northern Rhodesia) and Bearsden Academy, Scotland. She received her professional training at the Mayfair School and The Nicholas Legat Studio. She made her debut in the International Ballet with 1941 and then danced at Sadler's Wells in 1942...
7. Frank Pellegrino Frank Pellegrino Actor, Goodfellas
8. Michael Tolan Michael Tolan Actor, All That Jazz Stage-trained actor Michael Tolan was born Seymour Tuchow on November 27, 1927, in Detroit, Michigan. During and following graduation from Wayne State University, he appeared in radio serials and in such classic theater productions as "Uncle Vanya," "Candida," "The Importance of Being Earnest," "Oedipus,"...
9. Ralph Manza Ralph Manza Actor, Godzilla
10. Betty Barry Betty Barry Self, Tattletales
11. Samuel Goldwyn Samuel Goldwyn Producer, The Best Years of Our Lives Famed for his relentless ambition, bad temper and genius for publicity, Samuel Goldwyn became Hollywood's leading "independent" producer -- largely because none of his partners could tolerate him for long. Born Shmuel (or Schmuel) Gelbfisz, probably in 1879, in the Jewish section of Warsaw, he was the eldest of six children of a struggling used-furniture dealer...
12. Carolyn Mitchell Carolyn Mitchell Actress, The Cry Baby Killer Carolyn Mitchell was born Barbara Ann Thomason on January 25, 1937 in Phoenix, Arizona, to Don and Helen Thomason. While attending Emerson Elementary School in Phoenix, she became known as the prettiest girl in Phoenix. Her family moved to Inglewood, California in 1951, a part of Los Angeles, a mecca for beautiful and ambitious young woman desiring to be spotted...
13. Miklós Jancsó Miklós Jancsó Director, The Red and the White Miklos Jancsó was born in 1921 in Vac, Hungary. His mother Angela Poparada was Romanian and his father Sandor Jancsó Hungarian. Jancsó received a degree in Law from the University of Cluj-Napoca in 1944. After fighting in WWII and a brief period as a POW, he chose to join the Film and Theater Academy in Budapest...
14. Rob Stewart Rob Stewart Director, Sharkwater Rob Stewart is an award-winning biologist, photographer, conservationist and filmmaker. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Stewart began photographing underwater when he was 13. By the age of 18 he became a scuba instructor and then moved on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, studying in Ontario, Jamaica and Kenya...
15. Leslie Carter Leslie Carter Actress, Shrek Leslie Barbara Carter was born on June 6, 1986 in Tampa, Florida in the family of Robert Gene Carter (aka Robert Carter) and his wife Jane Elizabeth Carter (née Spaulding) and become the third of five their children. Her parents were divorced in 2003 after more than 20 years of marriage. Leslie had an older brother Nick Carter (b...
16. Roger Pryor Roger Pryor Actor, 1,000 Dollars a Minute He was considered the "poor man's Clark Gable" at Universal and Columbia studios where he held long-term contracts during the 30s and 40s. The son of composer/band leader 'Arthur Pryor', mustachioed Roger Pryor had slick, roguish leading man looks that helped enable him to become a durable, if not exceptional...
17. Paul Regina Paul Regina Actor, Brothers
18. A.A. Milne A.A. Milne Writer, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
19. William Marlowe William Marlowe Actor, The Gentle Touch
20. Terry Wogan Terry Wogan Self, Wogan
21. Clint Ritchie Clint Ritchie Actor, One Life to Live
22. Gil Kane Gil Kane Writer, Iron Fist Gil Kane is most often associated with the Green Lantern as well as other DC titles and yet, during his long career, he managed to put his signature on virtually every watershed character or comic enterprise that has ever mattered. For example, his landmark Spiderman series of stories gathered together...
23. Jimmy Noel Jimmy Noel Actor, Gunsmoke
24. Virginia Ray Virginia Ray Actress, One in a Million Shortly after her birth Virginia Ray moved with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Whitaker, to East St. Louis, Illinois. From the age of three she was able to perform many popular dances of the day, taught to her by a Negro "mammy." Virginia left East St. Louis and traveled to New York in the winter of 1920...
25. James Cardwell James Cardwell Actor, The Sullivans Eager young James (aka Jimmy) Cardwell had an auspicious beginning and showed great promise in 1940s films. Dark-haired and thick-browed with an earnest, boyish look and set-jawed handsomeness that could remind someone of a John Garfield type, he couldn't have started off much better than by playing a young...
26. Patricia Gage Patricia Gage Actress, American Psycho
27. Lowell Gilmore Lowell Gilmore Actor, The Picture of Dorian Gray
28. Leonard Hirshan Leonard Hirshan Self, The National Leukemia Broadcast Council Honors Shirley Jones
29. George Abbott George Abbott Writer, The Pajama Game Legendary Broadway writer/producer/director George Abbott was born in 1887 in Forestville, New York. His father was mayor of Salamanca, New York, for two terms. In 1898 his family moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Abbott attended Kearney Military Academy. The family returned to New York, where Abbott attended Hamburg High School...
30. Tomanija Djuricko Tomanija Djuricko Actress, Licem u lice
31. Giulio Petroni Giulio Petroni Director, Death Rides a Horse
32. Karen Norris Karen Norris Actress, Pillow Talk
33. Archie Twitchell Archie Twitchell Actor, Young Bill Hickok
34. Nagesh Nagesh Actor, Apoorva Sagodharargal
35. K.N. Singh K.N. Singh Actor, Awaara
36. Suraiya Suraiya Actress, Mirza Ghalib
37. Evelyn Scott Evelyn Scott Actress, Peyton Place Began her career as Los Angeles' first female disc jockey on radio station KMPC. The actress became a regular on Peyton Place which was based on a Grace Metalious novel and 1957 movie of the same title. Considered scandalous for its time, the show depicted the extramarital affairs, dark secrets and skulduggery of residents of a small New England town called Peyton Place...
38. Douglas Barr Douglas Barr Actor, Fortune Lane
39. Milos Milos Milos Milos Actor, The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming
40. Basil Dignam Basil Dignam Actor, Young Winston
41. Ancel Cook Ancel Cook Actor, Breakdown
42. Wheaton Chambers Wheaton Chambers Actor, The Prowler Chambers was a prolific character actor that appeared in over 200 film and television productions during his long career. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Freehold, New Jersey. Later he relocated to the San Francisco area, where he worked as a vacuum salesman. Beginning in the mid-1930s...
43. Charles E. Sellier Jr. Charles E. Sellier Jr. Producer, Encounters with the Unexplained Charles E. Sellier Jr. founder and president of Grizzly Adams Productions, Inc., was an acclaimed producer, writer and director in the independent film industry. Sellier skillfully pioneered market testing and "four-walling"--renting a theater to show his films, thereby enabling him to keep all the...
44. Phil Bondelli Phil Bondelli Director, CHiPs
45. Yves Allégret Yves Allégret Director, The Proud and the Beautiful
46. Paul Sutton Paul Sutton Actor, In Old California
47. Daniel Mainwaring Daniel Mainwaring Writer, Out of the Past
48. Pierre Vaneck Pierre Vaneck Actor, The Science of Sleep
49. Jack Douglas Jack Douglas Writer, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
50. Betty Ross Clarke Betty Ross Clarke Actress, Murders in the Rue Morgue This brown-haired, grey-eyed ingénue of the early 20's made her way to the screen via touring stock companies immediately upon completing her education. She was a vaudeville dancer, then had a small role on Broadway in 1917. Eventually, she would come to greater prominence on the London stage. During Betty's seven-year long absence from Hollywood (1924-31)...
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