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1. Roy Scheider Roy Scheider Actor, Jaws Lean, angular-faced and authoritatively spoken lead / supporting actor Roy Scheider obviously never heard the old actor's axiom about "never appearing with kids or animals" lest they overshadow your performance. Breaking that rule did him no harm, though, as he achieved pop cult status by finding, fighting...
2. Shirley Temple Shirley Temple Actress, The Little Princess Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in her...
3. Jim Varney Jim Varney Actor, Toy Story James Albert Varney, Jr. was born in Lexington, Kentucky, to Nancy Louise (Howard) and James Albert Varney, Sr. He became interested in theater as a teenager, winning state titles in drama competitions while a student at Lafayette High School in Lexington, Kentucky. At age 15 he played Ebeneezer Scrooge in a local children's theater production of "A Christmas Carol"...
4. Arthur Miller Arthur Miller Writer, The Crucible Arthur Asher Miller was born on October 17, 1915, in New York City, to Augusta (Barnett) and Isidore Miller. His family was of Austrian Jewish descent. His father manufactured women's coats, but his business was devastated by the Depression, seeding his son's disillusionment with the American Dream...
5. Lewis Arquette Lewis Arquette Actor, Best in Show
6. Eduard Franz Eduard Franz Actor, The Ten Commandments Born Eduard Franz Schmidt in Milwaukee, WI, this stern-faced character actor had originally planned to be a commercial artist, but a stint with a local theatrical troupe set him on the road to an acting career. In 1925 he moved to New York City and joined up with a Greenwich Village theatrical group...
7. Brian Aherne Brian Aherne Actor, I Confess Brian Aherne was an Oscar-nominated Anglo-American stage and screen actor who was one of the top cinema character actors in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Born on May 2, 1902 in King's Norton, Worcestshire, England, Aherne performed as an actor as a child. At age 18 he made his debut as an adult with the company that would evolve into the world-famous Birmingham Repertory Theatre...
8. Robert Clothier Robert Clothier Actor, Piper Maru Clothier enlisted in the Canadian army at age 18, and was injured in a plane crash south of Vancouver just as the war was ending. Shortly afterward, Clothier studied Architecture at the University of British Columbia, and then moved to England where he studied theatre. He was a sculptor and prominent Canadian stage and television actor...
9. J.C. Quinn J.C. Quinn Actor, The Abyss J.C. Quinn- Was born in Philadelphia. Studied acting in New York and spent 17 years on Stage before moving to Hollywood to act in films.
10. Hal Taliaferro Hal Taliaferro Actor, Red River American actor who starred in silent Westerns under one name, then moved into character roles and bit parts under another. Born Floyd Taliaferro Alderson in Sheridan, Wyoming, and raised on a ranch in Rosebud County, Montana, he became an expert horseman. He served in World War I, then traveled to California...
11. Laura Ingalls Wilder Laura Ingalls Wilder Writer, Little House on the Prairie Born Laura Elizabeth Ingalls in Wisconsin in 1867, she spent her childhood as a "pioneer girl, " settling in Wisconsin (twice), Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota by the time she was twelve years old. Her family stayed in South Dakota, or Dakota Territory as it was known, and in 1885...
12. Arnold Manoff Arnold Manoff Writer, The Big Break
13. Curt Hennig Curt Hennig Actor, WrestleMania VII Curt "Mr. Perfect" Henning earned his nickname for "being perfect in the ring". As a matter of fact after almost two years of competing he was undefeated in 150 straight wrestling matches. His streak was halted on December 1, 1989 in Austin, Texas when Terry "Hulk" Hogan pinned "Mr. Perfect". A decade later...
14. William Rose William Rose Writer, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World
15. Ron Leavitt Ron Leavitt Writer, Married with Children
16. Alex Haley Alex Haley Writer, Malcolm X Alex Haley served in the United States Coast Guard during the Second World War, Korean Conflict, and Cold War, and was the first African-American Coast Guardsman in the modern era to reach the rank of Chief Petty Officer. This paved the way for many other black men and women to rise into the senior enlisted ranks in the naval services...
17. Edgar Wallace Edgar Wallace Writer, King Kong
18. Chuck Morrell Chuck Morrell Actor, Grotesque
19. José Lewgoy José Lewgoy Actor, Fitzcarraldo
20. Traudl Junge Traudl Junge Self, Blind Spot. Hitler's Secretary
21. Billy Rose Billy Rose Soundtrack, The Devil's Advocate Broadway impresario Billy Rose was born William Samuel Rosenberg on September 9, 1899, in The Bronx, New York. Known as "The Little Napoleon of Showmanship," the diminutive Rose made his name and his legend as a producer, writer, lyricist, composer, director and theatre owner/operator, as well as the husband of "Funny Girl" Fanny Brice...
22. Max Pécas Max Pécas Director, Sweet Ecstasy
23. David Gene Gibbs David Gene Gibbs Actor, The Lost World: Jurassic Park
24. Anne Dyson Anne Dyson Actress, The Princess Bride
25. Claudia Zobel Claudia Zobel Actress, Sinner or Saint
26. Robert Le Ray Robert Le Ray Actor, The Battle of the Rails
27. Charlie Wilson Charlie Wilson Self, The Making of 'Charlie Wilson's War'
28. David Anthony Pizzuto David Anthony Pizzuto Actor, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 An actor since the age of 7 as well as a musician, singer, songwriter, David Anthony Pizzuto was also a location scout/photographer, location manager, producer, writer, and, in addition to being a divemaster and deep breath hold diver, was also a retired therapist. When asked by a reporter why he had so many areas of accomplishment...
29. Bill Sherwood Bill Sherwood Director, Parting Glances
30. Alexander Pushkin Alexander Pushkin Writer, Onegin Born to noble parents (his father Sergei was a retired major, and his mother, Nadezhda, was the granddaughter of an ennobled Ethiopian general) on the 26th of May, 1799 in Moscow, Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin became involved with a liberal underground revolutionary group that saw him exiled to the Caucasus...
31. Ronnie Masterson Ronnie Masterson Actress, Angela's Ashes
32. George Jackson George Jackson Producer, New Jack City
33. Steve Gerber Steve Gerber Writer, Yugio deyueru monsutazu
34. Matthew Boulton Matthew Boulton Actor, Sabotage
35. Joan Henley Joan Henley Actress, A Room with a View
36. Werner Hinz Werner Hinz Actor, The Longest Day
37. Stuart Hall Stuart Hall Self, Race, the Floating Signifier
38. Berting Labra Berting Labra Actor, Juan Tamad at Mr. Shooli: Mongolian Barbecue
39. Michael Lipton Michael Lipton Actor, As the World Turns
40. Herbert Evans Herbert Evans Actor, All for a Husband
41. Mike Miner Mike Miner Art Department, Rocky
42. Humbert Balsan Humbert Balsan Producer, Manderlay Born in 1954 into a wealthy family, Humbert Balsan started his career as a movie actor, his main claim to fame in this field being his performance as Gawain in Robert Bresson's Lancelot of the Lake. But the young man soon gave up acting for production, a task in which he found an avid interest. From 1979 to his premature death in 2005...
43. Jean Cayrol Jean Cayrol Writer, Night and Fog
44. Pahadi Sanyal Pahadi Sanyal Actor, Jagte Raho
45. Paul Mounet Paul Mounet Actor, The Return of Ulysses
46. Winter Hall Winter Hall Actor, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
47. Dave Van Ronk Dave Van Ronk Soundtrack, No Direction Home: Bob Dylan
48. Richard A. Whiting Richard A. Whiting Soundtrack, Amélie Richard A. Whiting was born in Peoria Illinois to a very musical family. After attending Harvard Military Academy Whiting went on to have a long song writing career. In the teens and early 20's Whiting wrote such hits as "Ain't We Got Fun?," "Till We Meet Again," "The Japanese Sandman," "Sleepy Time...
49. Arabinda Mukhopadhyay Arabinda Mukhopadhyay Director, Nutan Jiban
50. Will Jason Will Jason Director, Movie Pests Songwriter ("Penthouse Serenade"), composer and author. After high school he wrote songs for a number of lesser Hollywood films, collaborating with Val Burton. He joined ASCAP in 1933, and his other popular-song compositions include "Isn't This a Night For Love?", "And the Big Bad Wolf Is Dead"...
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