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1. Heather O'Rourke Heather O'Rourke Actress, Poltergeist Born Heather Michele O'Rourke on 27 December 1975 in Santee, San Diego, California, Heather entered American cinematic pop-culture before she entered first grade. She was sitting alone in the MGM Commissary waiting for her mother when a stranger approached her asking her name. "My name is Heather O'Rourke," she said...
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, Galaxy Quest
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. Justin Mentell Justin Mentell Actor, G-Force
8. Olan Soule Olan Soule Actor, The Towering Inferno Olan Soule was born in La Harpe, Illinois and began his acting career in 1926 on radio, performing for 11 years in the daytime soap opera "Bachelor's Children". A versatile actor with a "chameleon-like" voice, Soule played the male lead characters in plays presented on the evening radio show "First Nighter" for 9 years beginning in 1943...
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. 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...
11. James MacDonald James MacDonald Actor, Cinderella
12. Johnny Silver Johnny Silver Actor, Guys and Dolls
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 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...
15. Mary Shelley Mary Shelley Writer, Young Frankenstein
16. Don Cornelius Don Cornelius Writer, The Jackson 5
17. 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...
18. David Brown David Brown Producer, Jaws
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Shell Kepler Shell Kepler Actress, General Hospital
22. 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...
23. Ed Koch Ed Koch Self, The People's Court
24. Romolo Valli Romolo Valli Actor, Death in Venice
25. Irish McCalla Irish McCalla Actress, She Demons
26. 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...
27. Oscar Rudolph Oscar Rudolph Director, Love and the Comedy Team/Love and the Divorce Sale/Love and the Mountain Cabin
28. Rodolfo de Anda Rodolfo de Anda Actor, Kino
29. Gustav Knuth Gustav Knuth Actor, Sissi: The Young Empress Gustav Knuth was born on 7 July 1901 in Brunswick, Germany. After he received acting lessons from Casimir Paris, a well known actor at that time, he made his stage debut at the Stadttheater Heidelberg in 1918. Later, he played in Hamburg and also in Basel, Switzerland, but finally returned to Hamburg...
30. Alessandro Blasetti Alessandro Blasetti Director, Times Gone By
31. 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...
32. Werner Heisenberg Werner Heisenberg Self, Certain of Uncertainty
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. J.H. Roberts J.H. Roberts Actor, The Girl Was Young
35. John Lodge John Lodge Actor, In Like Flint
36. Pablito Calvo Pablito Calvo Actor, Uncle Hyacynth
37. Mort Marshall Mort Marshall Actor, Kiss Me Deadly
38. Dennis McIntyre Dennis McIntyre Writer, State of Grace
39. Jack Bailey Jack Bailey Actor, Queen for a Day
40. Roy Alon Roy Alon Stunts, Children of Men
41. Hal Ambro Hal Ambro Animation Department, Mary Poppins
42. Richard L. Breen Richard L. Breen Writer, Niagara
43. Carol Dempster Carol Dempster Actress, Sally of the Sawdust
44. James O'Connell James O'Connell Actor, Who Framed Roger Rabbit
45. 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'...
46. Earl Rowe Earl Rowe Actor, The Blob
47. Bodil Kjer Bodil Kjer Actress, Babette's Feast
48. Angelo Dundee Angelo Dundee Self, Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee
49. Hans Richter Hans Richter Director, Dreams That Money Can Buy
50. Frank Shannon Frank Shannon Actor, Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
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