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1. Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke Actress, Poltergeist Heather Michele O'Rourke was born on December 27, 1975 in Santee, San Diego, California, to Kathleen, a seamstress, and Michael O'Rourke, a construction worker. She had German, Danish, English, and Irish ancestry. Heather entered American cinematic pop-culture before first grade. She was sitting alone in the MGM Commissary waiting for her mother when a stranger approached her asking her name...
2. Buster Keaton Buster Keaton Actor, The General When, at six months, he tumbled down a flight of stairs unharmed, he was given the name "Buster" by Harry Houdini who, along with W.C. Fields, Bill Robinson ("Bojangles"), Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson shared headlines with "The Three Keatons": Buster, his father Joe Keaton and mother Myra Keaton...
3. Maximilian Schell Maximilian Schell Actor, Deep Impact Maximilian Schell was the most successful German-speaking actor in English-language films since Emil Jannings, the winner of the first Best Actor Academy Award. Like Jannings, Schell won the Oscar, but unlike him, he was a dedicated anti-Nazi. Indeed, with the exception of Maurice Chevalier and Marcello Mastroianni...
4. John Vernon John Vernon Actor, Dirty Harry John Vernon was a prolific stage-trained Canadian character player who made a career out of convincingly playing crafty villains, morally-bankrupt officials and heartless authority figures in American films and television since the 1960s. Vernon has been directed by some stellar filmmakers including...
5. Robin Sachs Robin Sachs Actor, The Lost World: Jurassic Park
6. Hedda Hopper Hedda Hopper Actress, Sunset Blvd. Her father was a butcher. In 1913 she met and married matinée idol DeWolf Hopper Sr. and in 1915 they moved to Hollywood, where both began active film careers. He became a star with Triangle Company, she began in vamp parts and turned to supporting roles. After her divorce she appeared in dozens of films...
7. Marjorie Reynolds Marjorie Reynolds Actress, Holiday Inn Bright, vivacious Marjorie Reynolds (née Marjorie Goodspeed) was born in Idaho on August 12, 1917 to a doctor and homemaker, and raised in Los Angeles. Making her film debut at age 6, she "retired" after only a few years in favor of a normal education. She returned in the mid-30s, as a teenager this time...
8. Johnny Silver Johnny Silver Actor, Guys and Dolls
9. Hildegard Knef Hildegard Knef Actress, The Snows of Kilimanjaro Hildegard Frieda Albertine Knef was born on December 28, 1925 in Ulm, Germany. In 1940, she began studying acting. Even before the fall of the Third Reich, she appeared in several films, but most of them were only released after the war. To avoid being raped by Soviet soldiers, she dressed like a young man and was sent to a camp for prisoners of war...
10. Olan Soule Olan Soule Actor, The Towering Inferno Olan Soule was a character actor supreme, one who can be seen on reruns of Dragnet 1967, Dragnet and The Andy Griffith Show almost any day of the week. Born in La Harpe, Ill. to Elbert and Ann Williams Soule, he descends from three Mayflower passengers. He left Illinois at age 7 moving to Des Moines...
11. Justin Mentell Justin Mentell Actor, G-Force
12. Wanda Hendrix Wanda Hendrix Actress, Prince of Foxes Born Dixie Wanda Hendrix in Jacksonville, Florida to a logging camp boss (Max Sylvester Hendrix) and his wife (Mary Bailley), wholesome, green-eyed, dark-haired Wanda Hendrix was involved in her hometown's little theater group when she was "discovered" by a passing talent agent and signed up for starlet roles in Warner Bros. films. Her family moved to California...
13. Tony Giorgio Tony Giorgio Actor, The Godfather Tony Giorgio was born in Herkimer, NY on September 27, 1923. He grew up in Schenectady, NY during The Great Depression and began his career in show business as a professional "amateur", performing magic in talent shows for pay. At the age of twelve, he ran away from home to join a circus and performed magic in the side show...
14. James MacDonald James MacDonald Actor, Cinderella
15. Monty Oum Monty Oum Director, Red vs. Blue: Season 10 Monty Oum is the creator and lead animator on the show RWBY. He was born on June 22, 1981. He dropped out of high school around 2002 and started creating fan videos. In 2007, he used model from Halo 2 and Super Smash Bros. Melee to have a Spartan (Halo) and Samus Aran (Metriod) fight in the "ultimate showdown"...
16. Robin Nedwell Robin Nedwell Actor, ...And the Band Played On Born in Birmingham on the 27th of September, 1946, but raised in Cardiff, Wales, Robin began exhibiting his natural ability to act both on screen and on stage from a young age. Some of his early years saw him take the stage of Cardiff High School, following onto the County College, in amateur productions such as 'Romeo and Juliet' and other plays within both dramatic societies...
17. Richard Wattis Richard Wattis Actor, The Prince and the Showgirl A balding, bespectacled, bird-like British comic actor, Richard Wattis was an invaluable asset to any UK comedy film or TV programme for nearly thirty years. Much associated with the Eric Sykes TV series for the latter part of his career. He was often seen in officious roles, such as snooty shop managers...
18. Don Cornelius Don Cornelius Writer, The Jackson 5
19. Ed Koch Ed Koch Self, The People's Court
20. Shell Kepler Shell Kepler Actress, General Hospital
21. Mary Shelley Mary Shelley Writer, Young Frankenstein
22. David Brown David Brown Producer, Jaws
23. William Desmond Taylor William Desmond Taylor Director, Johanna Enlists Born in Carlow, Ireland. Came to USA c. 1890. Worked as stage actor, engineer, antique dealer, gold miner. Entered silent film industry as actor in 1912; most noted film as actor was Captain Alvarez for Vitagraph. Directed first film for Balboa Films in 1914. Subsequently directed for American Film...
24. James Cagney Jr. James Cagney Jr. Actor, The Gallant Hours Son of the late-great actor, James Cagney, James Jr. was adopted along with sister Cathleen (nickname "Casey") by the senior Cagney and wife 'Bill' in theearly forties. James Jr. pre-deceased both his parents, dying of a heart attack in the early eighties. His appearance in "The Gallant Hours" as an infantryman was accompanied by a similarly brief appearance of director Robert Montgomery's son...
25. James N. Harrell James N. Harrell Actor, Paper Moon James Nelson Harrell, born in Waco, Texas to Margaret Teny and Jefferson Whitfield Harrell, Chair of the Baylor University Mathematics Department, graduated from Waco High School and Baylor University. He held a Master's Degree in Drama from Trinity University. He studied acting at the original Baylor...
26. Romolo Valli Romolo Valli Actor, Death in Venice
27. Siegfried Breuer Siegfried Breuer Actor, The Third Man Viennese character actor, an earlier incarnation of Peter Bowles, who specialized in elegant, charming rogues and, on occasion, sinister types. Breuer, the son of a Wagnerian singer, was trained as an actor in Vienna (from 1924) where he studied alongside Paula Wessely and 'Kathe Gold'. He performed on the stage in Berlin under the direction of Max Reinhardt in 'The Prince of Homburg'...
28. Paul Robi Paul Robi Soundtrack, The Dreamers
29. Irish McCalla Irish McCalla Actress, She Demons
30. George Robotham George Robotham Stunts, The Goonies Born in 1921. Played football at UCLA, and was awarded a degree in Business Administration. Specializes in scenes involving underwater activities, and also fight and combat sequences. One of the elder statesmen in terms of stunt and action activities in Holllywood films over many decades. His probable...
31. Carol Dempster Carol Dempster Actress, Sally of the Sawdust
32. Oscar Rudolph Oscar Rudolph Director, Love and the Comedy Team/Love and the Divorce Sale/Love and the Mountain Cabin
33. Herbert Stothart Herbert Stothart Soundtrack, The Wizard of Oz Of Scottish and German ancestry, Herbert Stothart was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1885. At first, he was slated for a career as a teacher of history. However, he became enamored with music while singing in a school choir, and again, later, while attending the University of Wisconsin. There, he...
34. Madame Sul-Te-Wan Madame Sul-Te-Wan Actress, King of the Zombies
35. William Harrigan William Harrigan Actor, The Invisible Man
36. Mort Marshall Mort Marshall Actor, Kiss Me Deadly
37. Jack Bailey Jack Bailey Actor, Queen for a Day
38. Earl Rowe Earl Rowe Actor, The Blob
39. Carey Wilson Carey Wilson Writer, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
40. Rodolfo de Anda Rodolfo de Anda Actor, Kino
41. Bobby Rinaldi Bobby Rinaldi Director, Handjobs 9
42. Frank Shannon Frank Shannon Actor, Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
43. Bodil Kjer Bodil Kjer Actress, Babette's Feast
44. James Alexander James Alexander Actor, Jack and the Beanstalk James Alexander was born in Indiana, on May 20, 1914. He appeared in only a few motion pictures during his brief career and did not start acting until he was 38 years old, with his film debut in the 1952 motion picture "Jack and the Beanstalk", starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. His later credits include "Port of Hell" (1954)...
45. Roy Alon Roy Alon Stunts, Children of Men
46. Dennis McIntyre Dennis McIntyre Writer, State of Grace
47. Alessandro Blasetti Alessandro Blasetti Director, La corona di ferro
48. Richard L. Breen Richard L. Breen Writer, Niagara
49. Werner Heisenberg Werner Heisenberg Self, Certain of Uncertainty
50. Melanie Morse MacQuarrie Melanie Morse MacQuarrie Actress, Prom Night Melanie Virginia Sydney Morse MacQuarrie made a splash from the very beginning of her life, when, upon her birth on June 13, 1945, she made newspaper headlines as one of the largest babies born in the United Kingdom, at 11 pounds, 9 ounces! The daughter of well-known British/Canadian actors Barry Morse and Sydney Sturgess...
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