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1. McLean Stevenson McLean Stevenson Actor, The Cat from Outer Space McLean Stevenson began in show business at age 31. During the 1960s, he worked in night clubs and comedy cabarets, did summer stock theater and some television before moving to Hollywood, where he worked as a comedy writer for Tom Smothers. He eventually began acting in sketches. Mr. Stevenson is best known as the fumbling commanding officer...
2. Kevin Smith Kevin Smith Actor, Desperate Remedies Kevin died in Beijing, China after suffering a severe head injury in a fall. He had just finished work on Warriors of Virtue: The Return to Tao at Beijing Film Studio. Kevin was eager to work on the film because of the opportunity to work with a stuntman from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (a.k.a. "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"). Kevin was injured on February 6...
3. Ethel Merman Ethel Merman Actress, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Born in the Astoria section of Queens, New York City, Ethel Merman was surely the pre-eminent star of 'Broadway' musical comedy. Though untrained in singing, she could belt out a song like quite no one else, and was sought after by major songwriters such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Having debuted in 1930 in "Girl Crazy...
4. Tim Holt Tim Holt Actor, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Born Charles John Holt III, he was given the nickname of Tim as a child. As a toddler Tim had an imaginary friend named "Casey," which was also the name of his favorite childhood dog. His father, Jack Holt, was "King of the Rodeo" at the 1924 Fresno Rodeo and was accompanied by five-year-old Tim riding in the parade as the "Crown Prince." In an article for Western Stars magazine in 1950...
5. Wally Cox Wally Cox Self, Episode #1.58 Wally Cox was a beloved character actor who made his mark in television and ranks as one of the medium's most memorable performers. His ability to show his range likely was limited by his short stature, slight frame, and high-pitched voice, which along with his talent for being very funny, made him ideal for comedy parts such as his memorable turn as Professor P...
6. Tommy Rettig Tommy Rettig Actor, River of No Return Tommy was a successful child actor in 1954 when he was chosen out of a field of 500 to play Jeff Miller in the TV series Lassie. He was with the show for four years, after which Lassie acquired a whole new family. Rettig, the only child of Elias Rettig, a Lockheed aircraft-parts inspector...
7. Mary Grace Canfield Mary Grace Canfield Actress, General Hospital
8. Eileen Essell Eileen Essell Actress, Finding Neverland Eileen Essell has to be one of the oldest film débutantes of all time. She became a stage actress when she left university and spent thirteen years in theatrical productions in Britain. However, when she was in her early thirties she got married to a writer and abandoned her career to raise her son...
9. Henry Brandon Henry Brandon Actor, The Searchers German-born Henry Brandon was a character actor in American films, most often seen in villainous roles. His parents emigrated to the US shortly after his birth. His early interest in acting led him to study at the acclaimed Pasadena Community Playhouse. He landed the lead villain role in the Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy film Babes in Toyland...
10. Nat 'King' Cole Nat 'King' Cole Soundtrack, Catch Me If You Can Nat King Cole was born Nathaniel Adams Coles at Montgomery, Alabama. He received music lessons from his mother and his family moved to Chicago when he was only five, where his father Edward James Coles was a minister at the True Light Baptist Church and later Pastor of the First Baptist Church. At 12 he was playing the church organ and at 14 he formed a 14 piece band called the Royal Dukes...
11. Philip Van Zandt Philip Van Zandt Actor, Citizen Kane
12. Lina Romay Lina Romay Actress, Female Vampire Stunningly comely and slinky brunette Lina Romay rates highly as one of the boldest, most sensuous, and enticing actresses to have appeared with tremendous frequency in a large volume of European horror and exploitation features made from the early 1970s to the early 21st century. Romay was born Rosa Maria Almirall on June 25...
13. Vladimir Sokoloff Vladimir Sokoloff Actor, The Magnificent Seven Familiar character actor of Russian heritage who played in scores of films, mostly in the U.S. He studied at the University of Moscow but left there to attend the Moscow Academy of Dramatic Art. He joined the world- renowned Moscow Art Theatre, where he worked for the next decade as an actor and assistant director...
14. Daniel McDonald Daniel McDonald Actor, The Ice Storm Daniel McDonald was born and raised in New York the youngest of seven children. A life member of the Actors Studio, he has also studied with Paul Curtis of the American Mime Company, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and with Sanford Meisner on the island of Bequia, BWI. Daniel has been active on the Broadway stage and was married to 'Mujah Mariani Malehi McDonald' in 1999.
15. Christopher Templeton Christopher Templeton Actress, The Young and the Restless
16. Christopher Malcolm Christopher Malcolm Actor, Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
17. Elyse Knox Elyse Knox Actress, The Mummy's Tomb Elyse Knox, the actress best known for starring in The Mummy's Tomb and for being Heisman Award-winner Tom Harmon s wife and actor Mark Harmon's mother, was born Elsie Lillian Kornbrath on December 14, 1917 in Hartford, Connecticut, to Austrian parents Hermine Sophie (Muck) and Frederick Kornbrath...
18. Burt Kennedy Burt Kennedy Director, The Train Robbers American screenwriter and director--particularly of westerns--Burt Kennedy was the son of performers. He was part of their act, "The Dancing Kennedys", from infancy. He served in World War II as a cavalry officer and was highly decorated. After the war he joined the Pasadena Community Playhouse, but was ousted after one play as an actor for missing rehearsal...
19. Mike Lally Mike Lally Actor, Coma
20. Antonio Moreno Antonio Moreno Actor, The Searchers A serious rival to Rudolph Valentino as the smouldering 'Latin Lover' type was black-haired Spanish-born Antonio Moreno. One of the most prominent screen stars of the 1920's, he was equally adept at romance, melodrama or comedy and appeared opposite most of the legendary movie queens of the era, from the Gish sisters to Greta Garbo, to Gloria Swanson and Mary Pickford...
21. Michael Morgan Michael Morgan Actor, Homework
22. Walker Edmiston Walker Edmiston Actor, The Great Mouse Detective Talented, prolific and versatile voice and character actor Walker Edmiston had a remarkable career in radio, movies and television that spanned over five decades. Walker was born on February 6, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri. Edmiston discovered at an early age that he could perfectly mimic other people's voices; he used to entertain his family with his vocal impression of Lionel Barrymore...
23. Cliff Bole Cliff Bole Director, Bad Blood
24. Howard K. Smith Howard K. Smith Self, The Pink Panther Strikes Again
25. Mary Alan Hokanson Mary Alan Hokanson Actress, Them!
26. Ilka Chase Ilka Chase Actress, Now, Voyager The daughter of Vogue's editor-in-chief for 40 years, Edna Woolman Chase, Ilka was named after a Hungarian friend of her mother's. She went to school in France and later acted in stock with Rube Miller in New York. Her first appearance on Broadway was as a maid in 'The Red Falcon' in 1924. After co-starring in her next play...
27. Manorama Manorama Actress, Water Manorama is a veteran Hindi actress acted in nearly 100 movies. Her real name was Erin Issac Daniels. She was half-Irish, with an Irish mother and an Indian Christian father.She started her career as a child artist in 1926 in Lahore, under the name Baby Iris. Thereafter she made her debut as in adult actress in 1941 to her final role in Water in 2005...
28. Jack Fletcher Jack Fletcher Actor, Pennies from Heaven
29. Lew Wallace Lew Wallace Writer, Ben-Hur The son of the governor of Indiana, Lew Wallace lived in Indianapolis as a young boy. He served in the Mexican War, and afterwards became a lawyer and was elected to the state Senate. He served again in the Union army during the Civil War, reaching the rank of major general. He was noted for repulsing an attempted raid by Confederate Gen...
30. Jan Miner Jan Miner Actress, Lenny
31. Robert Hover Robert Hover Actor, All My Children
32. Richard Feynman Richard Feynman Writer, Infinity Richard Feynman is one of the twentieth century's greatest physicists. He worked on the atomic bomb project and won the Nobel Prize for his work in quantum electrodynamics. He was one of the chief investigators in the Challenger Shuttle disaster.
33. Hasse Ekman Hasse Ekman Writer, Gabrielle Being the son of actor / theatre director Gösta Ekman, it was natural for him to start a career in the movie business. He was first noticed for playing against his father in Intermezzo. He also showed a talent for writing, and his first script was filmed as Blixt och dunder. Producer Lorens Marmstedt...
34. Leonard Gaines Leonard Gaines Actor, Rocky II
35. Margaret Courtenay Margaret Courtenay Actress, The Mirror Crack'd
36. Avon Long Avon Long Actor, The Sting Avon Long was a featured singer and dancer in the Cotton Club in New York in 1934. Lena Horne credits him with bringing her out of the chorus line to a featured spot. In the 1940's, he won critical acclaim as "Sportin' Life" in the Broadway production of "Porgy and Bess". He also appeared in featured roles on Broadway in "Bubbling Brown Sugar"
37. Charles Irving Charles Irving Actor, A Face in the Crowd
38. Dolores Faith Dolores Faith Actress, V.D.
39. Jo Anne Meredith Jo Anne Meredith Actress, The Psycho Lover
40. Sidney Berger Sidney Berger Actor, Carnival of Souls
41. Mattie Shaw Mattie Shaw Actress, First Steps
42. Dilip Dhawan Dilip Dhawan Actor, Virasat
43. George Dunning George Dunning Director, Yellow Submarine
44. Jim Begg Jim Begg Actor, Death Wish II
45. Lucille Lund Lucille Lund Actress, The Black Cat
46. Mark Hammer Mark Hammer Actor, Meet the Parents
47. Todor Kolev Todor Kolev Actor, The Goat Horn Bulgarian stage and film actor, singer and showman. He graduated from "Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts" as an actor, just as many talented actors from Bulgaria did. Began his career in 1965, Kolev was best known for his roles in comedies like "Opasen Char", "Gospodin Za Edin Den" and "Dvoynikat" as well as for his songs and shows...
48. William Berke William Berke Director, Gunfire
49. Dirk Dautzenberg Dirk Dautzenberg Actor, Otto - Der Neue Film
50. Quintin Sondergaard Quintin Sondergaard Actor, This Property Is Condemned
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