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1. Ralph Waite Ralph Waite Actor, The Waltons Ralph Waite was born in White Plains, New York on June 22, 1928. Educated at Bucknell University where he graduated with a BA degree, Waite existed rather aimlessly as a young adult while trying to find his way in the world. Occupations came and went, including social worker, religious editor for Harper & Row...
2. David Janssen David Janssen Actor, The Fugitive David Janssen reached the pinnacle of show biz stardom in the late 1960s on the strength of his remarkable, layered portrayal of the heroic, wrongfully convicted Dr. Richard Kimble, a man who had been cast aside by society yet retained his humanity and remained filled with integrity and compassion for others...
3. Martin Balsam Martin Balsam Actor, 12 Angry Men Martin Henry Balsam was born on November 4, 1919 in the Bronx, New York City, to Lillian (Weinstein) and Albert Balsam, a manufacturer of women's sportswear. He was the first-born child. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, and his mother was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. Martin caught the acting bug in high school where he participated in the drama club...
4. Andreas Katsulas Andreas Katsulas Actor, The Fugitive Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Andreas from a working-class Greek-American family. Attracted from early childhood to being on stage when at 4 his mother took him to see a community theater performance, he took theatre as an extra-curricular activity in high school. He then majored in it at St. Louis University...
5. Johanna Sällström Johanna Sällström Actress, Under ytan Johanna Sällström was born on December 30, 1974 in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1997 she won the award Guldbaggen for best female leading role in the movie Beneath the Surface, which became her big breakthrough. Getting tired off all the interest around herself she moved to Denmark where she worked at a café shop...
6. Ken Lynch Ken Lynch Actor, North by Northwest If there was ever an actor born to play a tough Irish cop, it was Ken Lynch, and he played so many of them in his long career that he could probably do it in his sleep. His suspicious manner, aggressive attitude, steely eyes and snarling voice broke down many a quavering suspect. He also played military officers...
7. Dilys Laye Dilys Laye Actress, Carry on Cruising Raven haired, sometimes blonde (particulary in the earlier years), pretty actress who was born in 1934. Dilys Laye is an actress who is capable of a wide range of roles, from straight drama to comedy. Starting in the 1950s; she started like most other British film actresses of her era in studio system style films...
8. Russell Arms Russell Arms Actor, The Man Who Came to Dinner
9. Mae Marsh Mae Marsh Actress, Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages Mae Marsh's father was an auditor for the railroad who died when she was four. Her family moved to San Francisco, where her stepfather was killed in the 1906 earthquake. Her great-aunt then took Mae and her sister to Los Angeles. With her show business background, Mae's aunt took them to the various movie studios for work as extras...
10. Waylon Jennings Waylon Jennings Actor, Maverick Jennings, a singer, songwriter and guitarist, recorded 60 albums and had 16 No. 1 country singles in a career that spanned five decades. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in October 2001. With pal Willie Nelson, Jennings performed duets like "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys"...
11. Seijun Suzuki Seijun Suzuki Director, Branded to Kill Seijun Suzuki was born in Nihonbashi, Tôkyô, on May 24, 1923. In 1943, he entered the army to fight at the front. In 1946, he enrolled in the film department of the Kamakura Academy and passed the assistant director's exam. For the next few years, he worked as an assistant director at several studios...
12. Lily Pons Lily Pons Actress, I Dream Too Much Of Italian and French ancestry, the famed coloratura was born Alice Josephine Pons near Cannes, France in 1898. She studied the piano as a child and entered the Paris Conservatoire at age 13. Fragile health and the outbreak of World War I interrupted her education. She began appearing again in ingenue roles in the ensuing years...
13. Willoughby Gray Willoughby Gray Actor, The Princess Bride
14. Gianna Maria Canale Gianna Maria Canale Actress, Lust of the Vampire
15. Stacy Keach Sr. Stacy Keach Sr. Actor, Pretty Woman
16. Helen Twelvetrees Helen Twelvetrees Actress, The Painted Desert Born in New York, Helen was schooled at the Brooklyn Heights Seminary before heading to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. In 1927, Helen Jurgens married Clark Twelvetrees and became Helen Twelvetrees. With some stage experience, Helen went to Hollywood with a number of other actors to replace the silent stars that could not or would not make the transition to talkies...
17. Bruce Lansbury Bruce Lansbury Producer, Murder, She Wrote He is best known as the guy who produced the best episodes of some cult science fiction TV shows of the 1960s and 1970s. Lansbury made his sci-fi mark in the 1960s with the Wild, Wild West series. He produced the short lived lost-island sci-fi series, Fantastic Journey (1977), which may have only lasted a few episodes but it still gets people talking even today...
18. Larry Holden Larry Holden Actor, Batman Begins Delighted in providing misinformation about his life. According to published obituaries, his father was Command Sergeant Major Laurence E. Holden (deceased) and his mother was Friederike H. Holden. He had three siblings, Patrick L. Holden, Angela Holden and Deborah Holden-Baker. "Kinda retired" from acting in February 2002...
19. T.P. McKenna T.P. McKenna Actor, Straw Dogs Character actor Thomas Patrick McKenna was born in Mullagh, County Cavan, Ireland, in 1929. A prolific theater actor throughout his career, he made his stage debut in "Summer and Smoke" by Tennessee Williams at the Pike Theatre in Dublin in 1954. He made his film debut in the IRA-Nazi drama The Night Fighters and from this uncredited beginning he moved up to tenth billing in The Siege of Sidney Street...
20. Eve Whitney Eve Whitney Actress, Radar Patrol vs. Spy King Eve Whitney ended her career in 1952. After quitting films she became a self-employed real estate lending agent for 20 years.
21. Ken Jones Ken Jones Actor, The Squirrels
22. Kon Ichikawa Kon Ichikawa Director, The Makioka Sisters Kon Ichikawa has been influenced by artists as diverse as Walt Disney and Jean Renoir, and his films cover a wide spectrum of moods, from the comic to the overwhelmingly ironic and even the perverse. Ichikawa began his career as a cartoonist, and this influence is apparent in his skillful use of the widescreen...
23. David Bauer David Bauer Actor, Patton Born in Chicago in 1917, David Bauer found more success as an actor in Europe than he did in his home country. He was one of those caught up in the anti-Communist hysteria that swept the US, and especially Hollywood, in the 1950s. Bauer left the US and settled in Great Britain. He found a niche in British television...
24. Paul Gilbert Paul Gilbert Actor, Cat Ballou
25. Richard Wagner Richard Wagner Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Richard Wagner was a German composer best known for his operas, primarily the monumental four-opera cycle "Der Ring des Nibelungen". He was born Wilhelm Richard Wagner on May 22, 1813, in Leipzig, Germany. He was the ninth child in the family of Carl Wagner, a police clerk. Richard was only six months old when his father died...
26. Harry Baird Harry Baird Actor, The Italian Job Cast in a number of racially-motivated British films during the 1950s and 1960s, actor Harry Baird was born in Georgetown, Guyana (then called British Guiana) on May 12, 1931 and received his education both in Canada and England. Famed director Carol Reed gave Harry his film break in 1954 at age 23 when he cast the actor in the smallish role of a black boxer named Jamaica in A Kid for Two Farthings...
27. Robert Ivers Robert Ivers Actor, G.I. Blues Robert Ivers attended one of the few high schools (Tucson High 1950-1953) that offered a wide range of theatre classes including Stagecraft, Make-Up, Lighting, History of the Theatre and Acting. After appearing in all the high school productions and some Tucson Little Theatre shows, Ivers was offered scholarships to Pasadena Playhouse and the University of Arizona...
28. Fred 'Snowflake' Toones Fred 'Snowflake' Toones Actor, The Palm Beach Story Toones is one of the most "colorful" character faces in B-Westerns and cliffhangers. He appeared in over 200 films between 1928 and 1951; and during 1936 and 1947, Toones often worked under contract for Republic Pictures, appearing in about 40 of its films. Toones often played a bootblack or shoeshine man in at least six of his movies...
29. Dorothy Tree Dorothy Tree Actress, The Asphalt Jungle After a long career on stage and film, in New York and Hollywood, Dorothy Tree, as Dorothy Uris, had a second career, as a speech and voice coach at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, privately, and teaching speech and acting at the Mannes College of Music and the Manhattan School of Music. She was the author of "Everybody's Book of Better Speaking"...
30. Dona Hardy Dona Hardy Actress, Superbad
31. Gertrude Hoffman Gertrude Hoffman Actress, Foreign Correspondent German-born Gertrude Hoffman began her film career in Germany in 1918, but she didn't start her Hollywood career until she was past 60 years of age, making her American film debut in 1933. She worked steadily and made quite a few films over the next 20 years, though many of her parts were unbilled. She is probably best remembered as Mrs...
32. Marian Nixon Marian Nixon Actress, Tango Marian Nixon was born on October 20, 1904, in Superior, Wisconsin. Her career started in 1923 when she played Agnes Evans in Cupid's Fireman. She was nineteen. Marian always gave a good account for herself when she appeared in films and was much in demand throughout the 1920s. Marian was one of those fortunate actresses who made the successful transition to the "talkie" era...
33. Sara Coward Sara Coward Actress, Inspector Morse Sara was born in South East London and on leaving the local grammar school went to Bristol University, gaining a degree in English and Drama before enrolling at the Guildhall School of Drama in London. Whilst there she won a contract to work with the BBC radio repertory company, which gained her an Equity card and the prestigious Carleton Hobbes award for young radio players...
34. Albert Sharpe Albert Sharpe Actor, Darby O'Gill and the Little People
35. Max Faulkner Max Faulkner Actor, The Ipcress File
36. Carole Eastman Carole Eastman Writer, Five Easy Pieces
37. Ernestine Barrier Ernestine Barrier Actress, Project Moon Base
38. Christine Larsen Christine Larsen Actress, Valley of Head Hunters Diminutive beauty Christine Larsen (also credited as 'Larson' in some of her early films) had a minor Hollywood career, spanning a mere seven years, from 1948 to 1955. On the rare occasions she was not cast as the perfunctory love interest in B-westerns, opposite the likes of Johnny Mack Brown, she co-starred...
39. Lori Shannon Lori Shannon Actor, For the Love of It
40. Scott Beach Scott Beach Actor, Stand by Me
41. Cy Grant Cy Grant Actor, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons
42. Marie Pillet Marie Pillet Actress, Before Sunset
43. Frank Braña Frank Braña Actor, Pieces
44. Rajendra Nath Rajendra Nath Actor, Haré Rama Haré Krishna
45. Arny Freeman Arny Freeman Actor, The Brain That Wouldn't Die
46. Bob Harris Bob Harris Music Department, Spider-Man
47. Pat Costello Pat Costello Producer, The Abbott and Costello Show Older brother of film comic Lou Costello. A stuntman and actor, he often doubled for Lou in many Abbott and Costello films. His biggest onscreen role came as a plain-clothes policeman in the Abbott and Costello film Mexican Hayride. Outlived his younger brother by over thirty years.
48. William Steele William Steele Actor, Roped In American actor of small roles in Westerns, particularly those of John Ford. Although his screen credits and many records indicate a wide variety of names and spellings, Steele's own signatures on his military documents indicate that he was born William Anton Gittinger on March 28, 1888 (not 1889) in San Antonio...
49. Lionel Mark Smith Lionel Mark Smith Actor, Magnolia
50. Gerald Hirschfeld Gerald Hirschfeld Cinematographer, Young Frankenstein
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