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1. Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Actress, The Bodyguard Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin. She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist Church in Newark...
2. Lee J. Cobb Lee J. Cobb Actor, 12 Angry Men Lee J. Cobb, one of the premier character actors in American film for three decades in the post-World War II period, was born Leo Jacoby in New York City's Lower East Side on December 8, 1911. The son of a Jewish newspaper editor, young Leo was a child prodigy in music, mastering the violin and the harmonica...
3. Eleanor Powell Eleanor Powell Actress, Born to Dance Eleanor Powell was born in 1912 in Springfield, Massachussetts, and got her professional start in Atlantic City clubs, from where she moved into in revue in New York at the Ritz Grill and Casino de Paris at the age of sixteen. She started her career on Broadway in 1929, where her machine-gun foot work gained her the title of world champion in tapping...
4. William Conrad William Conrad Actor, Cannon William Conrad became a television star relatively late in his career. In fact, the former Army Air Corps World War II fighter pilot began his screen career playing heavies. He was Max, one of The Killers hired to finish off Burt Lancaster in his dingy lodgings. He was the corrupt state inspector Turck working for the syndicate in The Racket...
5. Sorrell Booke Sorrell Booke Actor, The Dukes of Hazzard Sorrell Booke was born in Buffalo, New York in 1930, the son of a local physician. He found his calling early in life, like most actors, when his family encouraged him to entertain relatives by doing impressions and telling jokes. He went on to study at Yale and Columbia University, and mastered five languages...
6. Ray Danton Ray Danton Actor, The Longest Day Handsome and smooth natured leading man who often played oily individuals, Ray Danton was born in New York and dramatically trained at Carnegie Tech. First debuted on-screen as a moody Native American in Chief Crazy Horse and regularly guest-starred in many 1950s TV shows including Playhouse 90, Wagon Train, and 77 Sunset Strip...
7. Caroline McWilliams Caroline McWilliams Actress, Guiding Light
8. Takashi Shimura Takashi Shimura Actor, Seven Samurai Japanese character actor Takashi Shimura was one of the finest film actors of the 20th century and a leading member of the "stock company" of master director Akira Kurosawa. A native of southern Japan, Shimura was a descendant of the samurai warrior class. Following university training, he founded a theatre company...
9. Roger Vadim Roger Vadim Writer, Barbarella
10. Barry Foster Barry Foster Actor, Frenzy John Barry Foster's acting career began and ended on the stage. At the age of 20, he won a scholarship to the Central School of Speech and Drama, where he befriended future playwright Harold Pinter. After two years training, Barry went on tour with Andrew McMaster and fellow actors Patrick Magee and Kenneth Haigh through the Republic of Ireland...
11. Sergei M. Eisenstein Sergei M. Eisenstein Director, Battleship Potemkin The son of an affluent architect, Eisenstein attended the Institute of Civil Engineering in Petrograd as a young man. With the fall of the tsar in 1917, he worked as an engineer for the Red Army. In the following years, Eisenstein joined up with the Moscow Proletkult Theater as a set designer and then director...
12. Barry Evans Barry Evans Actor, Mind Your Language
13. Peter Benchley Peter Benchley Writer, Jaws Grandson of famed humorist and actor Robert Benchley and the son of highly respected children's books author Nathaniel Benchley, novelist Peter Benchley's book were decidedly more dramatic in their content and style than his father's, and usually centered on the world's oceans as a backdrop to his vigorous plots...
14. Don Porter Don Porter Actor, The Ann Sothern Show Veteran actor Don Porter started his career on stage and in "B" films in the 40s but would be better remembered for his buttoned-down executives and cheery dads on 50s and 60s TV. Universal Studios signed the handsome, articulate, deep-voiced actor to a contract in 1939 debuting in Mystery in the White Room (1939)...
15. Henry Hathaway Henry Hathaway Director, True Grit Henry Hathaway, a son of a stage actress and manager, started his career as a child actor in westerns directed by Allan Dwan. His movie career was interrupted by World War I. After his discharge, he briefly tried a career in finance but then returned to Hollywood to work as an assistant director under such directors as Frank Lloyd...
16. William Haze William Haze Actor, The Punisher With his genial demeanor and strong presence, Will Haze managed to move quickly from featured to leading player. On one of his very first auditions for a small role in a feature film, he was asked to read for the leading role and booked it. Since then, he has appeared in over 30 films and television shows...
17. George O'Hanlon George O'Hanlon Actor, Rocky
18. Buddy Buddy Actor, Air Bud
19. Ona Munson Ona Munson Actress, Gone with the Wind
20. Anna Q. Nilsson Anna Q. Nilsson Actress, Sunset Blvd. Anna Quirentia Nilsson, popularly known as "Anna Q", who was born on March 30th, 1888, in Ystad, Sweden, emigrated to the United States in 1905. The 5'7" Nilsson used her blonde beauty to become a famous model for well-known fashion photographers and fine artists. In 1907 she was chosen the most beautiful girl in the US and in 1911 made her film debut in Molly Pitcher...
21. John Comer John Comer Actor, Last of the Summer Wine
22. Jonathan Hole Jonathan Hole Actor, 4 for Texas
23. Michael Reeves Michael Reeves Writer, The Conqueror Worm
24. William F. Claxton William F. Claxton Director, Little House on the Prairie
25. Frank Herbert Frank Herbert Writer, Dune
26. Myrna Dell Myrna Dell Actress, The Lost Tribe Marilyn Adele Dunlap was born on March 5, 1924 (for her stage name she took her nickname, Myrna, and shortened her middle name, Adele, to "Dell", which she used as her last name). She started her career as a showgirl in the famous Earl Carroll Revue in New York, and made her film debut in A Night at Earl Carroll's...
27. James Lanphier James Lanphier Actor, The Pink Panther
28. Hitoshi Takagi Hitoshi Takagi Actor, My Neighbor Totoro
29. Joy Garrett Joy Garrett Actress, The Young and the Restless
30. Jerry Desmonde Jerry Desmonde Actor, A King in New York
31. Natasha Vega Natasha Vega Actress, I Love My Sister's Big Tits Buxom and shapely 5'4" brunette knockout Natasha Vega was born on January 10, 1991 in Baltimore, Maryland. A former gymnast and ballerina, Vega grew up in Edison, New Jersey. Her first job was a shooter girl in a bar. Natasha started out in the adult entertainment industry as a dancer in nightclubs...
32. John Bailey John Bailey Actor, The Night Won't Talk
33. Tony Pope Tony Pope Actor, Who Framed Roger Rabbit
34. Alexander McQueen Alexander McQueen Costume and Wardrobe Department, Sylvie Guillem: Sur le fil
35. Roger Hanin Roger Hanin Actor, Navarro
36. Jeffrey Perry Jeffrey Perry Actor, The Silver Chair
37. T.E.B. Clarke T.E.B. Clarke Writer, The Lavender Hill Mob T.E.B. 'Tibby' Clarke graduated with a law degree from Cambridge University, but decided that writing was more his forte. He started on that career path first as writer for a magazine in Australia, than back in London freelancing as a journalist. He also had jobs on Fleet Street, worked in advertising...
38. Kermit Murdock Kermit Murdock Actor, In the Heat of the Night
39. Umetsugu Inoue Umetsugu Inoue Director, Arashi o yobu otoko
40. Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath Writer, The Bell Jar Sylvia Plath was born in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, to Otto and Aurelia Schoeber Plath, both professors. When Sylvia was eight, Otto died of complications from diabetes. Her mother struggled to give Sylvia and her younger brother every advantage of a superior education. Self-consciousness and anxiety...
41. Ricardo Palacios Ricardo Palacios Actor, ¡Biba la banda!
42. Bob Simon Bob Simon Self, 60 Minutes
43. Kamal Amrohi Kamal Amrohi Writer, Mughal-E-Azam
44. Yunus Parvez Yunus Parvez Actor, Gol Maal
45. Alaa Waley El Din Alaa Waley El Din Actor, El Nazer
46. Louis Brody Louis Brody Actor, Der müde Tod
47. Mark Balelo Mark Balelo Self, Storage Wars
48. Howard Lindsay Howard Lindsay Writer, The Sound of Music Playwright and producer who teamed with Russel Crouse to create widely popular musicals and plays.
49. William J. Hole Jr. William J. Hole Jr. Producer, Peyton Place
50. Stan Richards Stan Richards Actor, Emmerdale
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