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1. Andy Devine Andy Devine Actor, Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok Rotund comic character actor of American films. Born Andrew Vabre Devine in Flagstaff, Arizona, the later-to-be Rotund comic character actor was raised in nearby Kingman, Arizona, the son of Irish-American hotel operator Thomas Devine and his wife Amy. Devine was an able athlete as a student and actually played semi-pro football under a phony name (Jeremiah Schwartz...
2. Jack Lambert Jack Lambert Actor, The Killers American character actor specializing in tough guys and heavies. A native of Yonkers, New York, he worked on the Broadway stage and then became an increasingly familiar figure in Westerns and crime dramas after World War II. Although almost as familiar a presence in films as his contemporaries Warren Oates...
3. Richard Bright Richard Bright Actor, The Godfather: Part II Fair complexioned, cold-eyed actor Richard Bright has notched up an impressive array of character performances of often shifty, or deadly characters on the wrong side of the law. First came to attention as a burglar in the engrossing The Panic in Needle Park, and then followed it the following year playing a slick con artist hustling naive Ali MacGraw for the bank robbery loot in The Getaway...
4. Monte Blue Monte Blue Actor, Key Largo Stalwart, durable Monte Blue, a romantic leading man of the silent days, was born January 11, 1887, as Gerard Monte Blue (some sources indicate 1890, but his mother's application for his admission to the Soldier's and Sailor's Orphan's Home lists his birth date as January 11, 1887). Various sources have reported his first name as George or Gerald...
5. Angela Raiola Angela Raiola Self, Big Ang
6. Elspet Gray Elspet Gray Actress, Four Weddings and a Funeral
7. Maggie McNamara Maggie McNamara Actress, The Cardinal Maggie McNamara was born Marguerite McNamara in New York City. She was one of four children and her parents divorced when she was nine. Maggie wanted to be a fashion designer so she enrolled at New York's Textile high school. Her friends encouraged her to start modeling and she was signed by The John Powers agency...
8. Malcolm Tierney Malcolm Tierney Actor, Braveheart
9. Noam Pitlik Noam Pitlik Director, Barney Miller
10. Matt Mattox Matt Mattox Actor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
11. Robert Rossen Robert Rossen Writer, The Hustler
12. Brock Little Brock Little Stunts, Transformers In addition to his stunt work in motion pictures, Brock Little was a renowned big wave surfer, taking off on 30' waves and larger at Waimea Bay in Hawaii and Mavericks in California. He was a legendary big wave pioneer, among the first to challenge the "unridden realm" of waves over 30' tall, at a time when such waves were considered un-surfable.
13. Jack Tornek Jack Tornek Actor, Bombs and Banknotes
14. Louis Wolheim Louis Wolheim Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front It was Lionel Barrymore who gave Louis Wolheim (Cornell '07) his start as an actor. Wolheim had had his face more or less smashed in and his nose nicely fractured while playing on a scrub Cornell football team. Later as a Cornell Instructor he found life none too easy. He had worked off and on as an extra in the Wharton studio but never received much attention...
15. Alain Robbe-Grillet Alain Robbe-Grillet Writer, Last Year at Marienbad Born in Brest, France, in 1922, Alain Robbe-Grillet initially studied mathematics and biology. He graduated from the Paris-based Institut National Agronomique (National Institute of Agronomy) in 1945 and embarked on a career of scientific research in the tropics and in France. Then at age 30 he decided to change the direction of his career and concentrate on the thorny problem of literature...
16. Jacqueline Hill Jacqueline Hill Actress, Doctor Who Born in 17 December 1929, Jacqueline Hill was orphaned as a toddler and raised by her grandparents. She was taken out of school at the age of 14 to enable her younger brother to continue. She then worked at Cadbury's, which had an amateur dramatics society. She was encouraged to apply for, and was awarded...
17. Nelson Frazier Jr. Nelson Frazier Jr. Actor, WWE Sunday Night Heat
18. Jean Rouch Jean Rouch Director, Chronique d'un été (Paris 1960)
19. Dale Earnhardt Dale Earnhardt Self, BASEketball Ralph Dale Earnhardt, born April 29, 1951, in Kannapolis, North Carolina, was the son of NASCAR Grand National champion Ralph Earnhardt and his wife Martha. His Winston Cup career started with a bang, winning the Rookie of the Year in 1979 and his first of his championships in 1980, to date the only driver to achieve these feats in consecutive years...
20. Derrick De Marney Derrick De Marney Actor, The Girl Was Young Derrick de Marney was born in London in September 1906 of Irish and French ancestry. He acted in repertory theatre from 1922, hit the London stage four years later and began in films by 1928. During the 1930's, he worked primarily under contract at Alexander Korda's Denham Studios. A handsome and versatile leading actor...
21. Peter Halliday Peter Halliday Actor, The Remains of the Day One of the UK's most prolific television actors for 50 years, Peter Halliday was the son of an auctioneer and estate agent. He was schooled in Shropshire. Halliday failed his exam as apprentice auctioneer, worked briefly for Rolls-Royce, then served in the British Army during the Second World War, based in Iraq...
22. Cayle Chernin Cayle Chernin Actress, Goin' Down the Road
23. Jack Brodsky Jack Brodsky Producer, Romancing the Stone
24. Nirmal Pandey Nirmal Pandey Actor, Bandit Queen
25. Johnny PayCheck Johnny PayCheck Soundtrack, Grand Theft Auto V To many of his fans, country music singer Johnny PayCheck was the epitome of the hell-raising outlaw singer. He was known as much for his string of classic country hits as he was for his scrapes with the law. Born Donald Eugene Lytle on May 31, 1938, in Greenfield, Ohio, PayCheck began his career playing in backing bands for George Jones...
26. Frank Ross Frank Ross Producer, The Robe
27. Byrne Piven Byrne Piven Actor, Being John Malkovich
28. Bonar Bain Bonar Bain Actor, Draw!
29. Natalia Borisova Natalia Borisova Actress, The Party
30. Leslie Norman Leslie Norman Director, X the Unknown Leslie Norman began his career as a 14-year-old in the laboratories and editorial rooms of Warner Brothers Teddington Studios. He worked his way up from sweeping cutting-room floors to supervising editor and then assistant director. After military service he joined Ealing, where he became involved in their Australian operation...
31. Ralph Graves Ralph Graves Actor, The Extra Girl
32. Josef Meinrad Josef Meinrad Actor, Pater Brown
33. Ric Waite Ric Waite Cinematographer, Footloose
34. William Russell William Russell Actor, Robin Hood Silent-film star William Russell was born in the Bronx, New York, in the late 1880s (various sources give it as 1884, 1886 and 1889). His mother, Clara, was a highly regarded stage actress. Russell studied law at Fordham University (and, some sources say, Harvard University). He started a law practice in Pittsburgh...
35. J. Robert Oppenheimer J. Robert Oppenheimer Self, Mid Century: Half Way to Where?
36. Kerry Von Erich Kerry Von Erich Actor, Problem Child Kerry Adkisson was born on February 3, 1960, to Jack and Doris Adkisson. Jack was a wrestler, so most of Jack's children followed in his footsteps (one child, Jack Adkisson, Jr., tragically died in 1959 from electrocution). Kerry was a standout discus thrower at University of Houston, and actually held the SWC discus record; coincidentally...
37. Mary Boylan Mary Boylan Actress, Annie Hall
38. Giustino Durano Giustino Durano Actor, Life Is Beautiful
39. Václav Lohniský Václav Lohniský Actor, Marecku, podejte mi pero!
40. Michael David Morrison Michael David Morrison Actor, As the World Turns
41. Frank Costello Frank Costello Self, Kefauver Investigation Frank Costello was born Francisco Castiglia in Cosenza, Italy, in 1891. His family moved to New York, and as a young man he joined the local Mafia gang. When the "Castellamarese War" between gang bosses Giuseppe Masseria and Salvatore Maranzano ended, Costello was one of the few who were held in high respect...
42. Harry Caray Harry Caray Self, 1964 World Series
43. Catherine Jourdan Catherine Jourdan Actress, Le Samouraï
44. Bruce Ed Morrow Bruce Ed Morrow Actor, Bugsy Bruce Edward Morrow was born on July 25, 1940, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, USA. He attended Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State University) in Springfield, then earned his Master's Degree in Journalism from the University of Iowa in Iowa City. He worked as a disc jockey in Los Angeles before relocating to the Washington...
45. James J. Corbett James J. Corbett Writer, James J. Corbett; or, How Championships Are Won and Lost Considered the originator of modern boxing, Corbett became world heavyweight champ in one of the biggest upsets ever when he embarrassed the 30 pound heavier legend John L. Sullivan (1892). The handsome San Francisco bank clerk immediately had a play written for him ("Gentleman Jack"), and crossed the U.S...
46. Charles Trenet Charles Trenet Soundtrack, Goodfellas
47. Tor Isedal Tor Isedal Actor, The Virgin Spring
48. Tina Carver Tina Carver Actress, From Hell It Came Smoky-voiced, sultry Tina Carver began her career on the post-war stages of Germany and France. Having married an Indiana academic who served the High Commission for Occupied Germany in a legal capacity, her acting opportunities were confined to entertaining troops under the auspices of the Special Services...
49. Clare Kelly Clare Kelly Actress, Georgy Girl
50. Joseph Henabery Joseph Henabery Director, Cobra
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