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1. Lee Strasberg Lee Strasberg Actor, The Godfather: Part II Famed acting teacher Lee Strassberg was born in Budzanov, Austria-Hungary (now Budanov, Ukraine). Brought to America as a child, he had a brief acting career, before becoming one of the founders of the Group Theatre in 1931, directing a number of plays there. His greatest influence, however, was through the Actors Studio...
2. Kathryn Grayson Kathryn Grayson Actress, Show Boat Kathryn Grayson was born Zelma Kathryn Elisabeth Hedrick in Winston-Salem, NC, on February 9, 1922. This pretty, petite brunette with a heart-shaped face was discovered by MGM talent scouts while singing on the radio. The studio quickly signed her to a contract, and she was given acting lessons along and had to pose for countless publicity photos...
3. Richard Briers Richard Briers Actor, Much Ado About Nothing
4. Dan O'Herlihy Dan O'Herlihy Actor, RoboCop Irish-born Dan O'Herlihy decided not to follow in his father's footsteps, forsaking the life of an architect in favour of the acting profession. The tall, distinguished-looking university graduate boasted a rich, resonant voice, which enabled him to easily find work in radio plays, as well on the stage...
5. Paul Stewart Paul Stewart Actor, Citizen Kane Esteemed character actor Paul Stewart had a pair of the coldest orbs in town and made his living for decades playing dark, callous, shiftless villains, including a vast number of mobsters. Not a well-known name per se, he was nevertheless a reliable actor who seemed to have been born for the film noir and gangland crime drama genre with his premature silvery hair...
6. Paul Carr Paul Carr Actor, General Hospital
7. Joseph Kearns Joseph Kearns Actor, Alice in Wonderland
8. Mindy McCready Mindy McCready Self, I Won't Die for Any Man
9. Alfred Newman Alfred Newman Music Department, The King and I
10. Sunshine Parker Sunshine Parker Actor, Tremors
11. Peter Schrum Peter Schrum Actor, Terminator 2: Judgment Day Attending a catholic school, Peter "Pete" Schrum realized that he wanted to be an actor. Born in 1934, Peter started doing play acting and drama all over the place. He was enthused to work and loved doing stage. He and lifelong friends vowed to become actors one day. Peter was the only one to uphold the promise...
12. June Fairchild June Fairchild Actress, Up in Smoke
13. Donald Wolfit Donald Wolfit Actor, Lawrence of Arabia One of the great British stage actors of his era Donald Wolfit was noted for his magnificent portrayals of King Lear and Tamburlaine. Yet no actor of his generation was surrounded by more controversy. He was tempermental and difficult to deal with, enraged by criticism and tyrannical with the companies he led...
14. Lucille Benson Lucille Benson Actress, Duel Lucille Benson was a plump, distinctive, and marvelously quirky character actress with a heavy down-home Southern accent who portrayed an offbeat and enjoyable array of colorful supporting dotty old lady roles in both films and TV shows alike. Benson was born on July 17, 1914 in Scottsboro, Alabama...
15. George Marshall George Marshall Director, How the West Was Won George Marshall was a versatile American director who came to Hollywood to visit his mother and "have a bit of fun". Expelled from Chicago University in 1912, he was an unsettled young man, drifting from job to job, variously employed as a mechanic, newspaper reporter and lumberjack with a logging outfit in Washington state...
16. Shirley Stoler Shirley Stoler Actress, The Deer Hunter Her homely, pudding face was Laughtonesque in style, incapable of warmth much less a smile. It was held up by an immense frame that was both intimidating and foreboding at the same time. In return, it allowed her to play a couple of the most loathsome and terrifying women ever presented on the 70s screen...
17. Harold Hunter Harold Hunter Actor, Kids
18. William Gargan William Gargan Actor, The Bells of St. Mary's
19. Kathleen Lockhart Kathleen Lockhart Actress, A Christmas Carol
20. Frank Pettingell Frank Pettingell Actor, Becket
21. Tala Birell Tala Birell Actress, Bringing Up Baby Natalie Bierl (1907, Bucharest - Romania; 1958, Landsthul - Germany), nickname Talusha, was born to a German couple, the mother a Baroness of Austrian descent, and the father a Serbian businessman who was temporarily in Bucharest overseeing his company. During WWI she was in Berlin, and studying at a private school...
22. Nita Naldi Nita Naldi Actress, Blood and Sand Nonna Dooley, the future silent screen star, began her career as a showgirl in a Shubert revue in the Winter Garden, later went on to the famed Ziegfeld Follies. After a successful career on the stage with the Follies, Nita decided to try her hand with films in Hollywood. Her rise to fame was very quick...
23. Jean Servais Jean Servais Actor, Rififi
24. Dorothy Gibson Dorothy Gibson Actress, Saved from the Titanic Dorothy Winnifred Brown was born at the home of her parents, Pauline Caroline Boesen Brown and John Brown on May 17, 1889 at 320 Willow Avenue in Hoboken, New Jersey. John Brown died while she was an infant and Leonard Gibson became her stepfather four years later. She had two siblings but both died in infancy. Later, Pauline and Dorothy moved to Manhattan...
25. William Hinnant William Hinnant Actor, The World of Henry Orient Attended Yale University. Older brother of actor Skip Hinnant. Originated the role of Snoopy in the New York off-Broadway production of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" in 1967. His brother Skip appeared with him, originating the role of Schroeder.
26. Predrag 'Predjo' Vusovic Predrag 'Predjo' Vusovic Actor, Will Not End Here
27. Jerry Fielding Jerry Fielding Composer, The Bad News Bears A three-time Oscar nominee, Jerry Fielding was among the boldest and most experimental of all Hollywood film composers. His music typically utilized advanced compositional procedures, producing dense, often richly dissonant orchestral textures, sometimes flavored with jazz. Fielding's film music career was marked by enduring and rewarding collaborations with Sam Peckinpah...
28. Verree Teasdale Verree Teasdale Actress, A Midsummer Night's Dream Teasdale trained for the stage at the New York School of Expression. Acting on the stage from 1924, and after appearing in the stage play "The Constant Wife" with Ethel Barrymore in 1927, Teasdale was offered a film contract. In films, she often played society wives, the 'other woman' and second leads in comedies...
29. Mary Nell Santacroce Mary Nell Santacroce Actress, Not Without My Daughter She was also the director and the motivating force behind DramaTech, the Georgia Tech drama society in the early 1960s. Due to Mary Nell's theatrical connections, the members of DramaTech were invited to be escorts for the celebrities at the re-release of "Gone with the Wind" at Lowe's Theater in Atlanta in 1961...
30. Hal K. Dawson Hal K. Dawson Actor, Libeled Lady
31. Raoul Freeman Raoul Freeman Actor, Around the World in Eighty Days
32. Perry Moore Perry Moore Producer, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
33. Sheila Raynor Sheila Raynor Actress, A Clockwork Orange
34. Jack Cole Jack Cole Miscellaneous Crew, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
35. Erik Rhodes Erik Rhodes Actor, Top Hat With his slicked back hair and thin moustache Erik Rhodes arrived in Hollywood to recreate his stage role of Rudolfo Tonetti (which he had performed first on Broadway and then in London, 1932-1933) for the filming of The Gay Divorcee, starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Contrary to his screen image...
36. Ashraf Ul Haq Ashraf Ul Haq Actor, Company
37. Mikhail Rasumny Mikhail Rasumny Actor, For Whom the Bell Tolls The son of a cantor, Rasumny made his stage debut at 14 and toured Europe and South America with the Moscow Art Theatre. Rasumny settled in the U.S. in 1935 and took jobs as a bill collector and dishwasher between acting jobs. His first film appearance was in 1940's Comrade X. He spent the remainder of his career playing several ethnic roles.
38. Thelonious Monk Thelonious Monk Soundtrack, Se7en
39. Andrew Downer Andrew Downer Actor, In a Dark, Dark Box...
40. Makoto Fujita Makoto Fujita Actor, Hissatsu!: Sure Death!
41. Molière Molière Writer, Don Juan in Hell Born between January 13 and January 15 of the year 1622, from a 25yo tapestry-maker, Jean Poguelin (who worked for the King of France from 1631), and a 20yo woman, Marie Cresé, in Paris, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin lost his mother when he was 10. From 1638 to 1640, he studied in the Jesuit college of Clermont...
42. Evelyn Laye Evelyn Laye Actress, One Heavenly Night London-born Evelyn Laye, daughter of actor parents, was already treading the boards at the age of two. Her father managed the Palace Theatre in Brighton and this was where Evelyn first made a name for herself. A seasoned stage performer by the age of fifteen, she graduated to the London West End three years later in a small part in "The Beauty Spot"...
43. Jiddu Krishnamurti Jiddu Krishnamurti Self, Owned & Operated
44. Marc Clement Marc Clement Actor, Mississippi Burning
45. Bill Cowsill Bill Cowsill Soundtrack, Gate 2: The Trespassers
46. Tony Maiden Tony Maiden Actor, Foul Play
47. Ron Brown Ron Brown Actor, Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar
48. Rita La Roy Rita La Roy Actress, Blonde Venus
49. Jimmy Zerda Jimmy Zerda Actor, Kissing Katie Holmes
50. Gregorio Allegri Gregorio Allegri Soundtrack, The Place Beyond the Pines
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