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1. Lionel Jeffries Lionel Jeffries Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang With his firm jawline and bristling mustache, Lionel Jeffries played a nice line of English eccentrics. This belied his RADA training. Following military service in WWII, he played his major roles - everything from Grandpa Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to the Marquis of Queensberry in The Trials of Oscar Wilde - in the 1960s...
2. Stanley Kramer Stanley Kramer Producer, Judgment at Nuremberg
3. Adolfo Celi Adolfo Celi Actor, Thunderball Sicilian born actor/writer/director was very popular with European audiences, but largely unknown to the west apart from his portrayal of the villainous SPECTRE agent "Emilio Largo" in the spectacular James Bond film Thunderball. However, due to his heavy accent, Celi's voice was dubbed by Robert Rietty...
4. Harris Wittels Harris Wittels Producer, Parks and Recreation
5. Michael Powell Michael Powell Director, The Red Shoes The son of Thomas William Powell & Mabel (nee Corbett). Michael Powell was always a self confessed movie addict. He was brought up partly in Canterbury ("The Garden of England") and partly in the South of France (where his parents ran an hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury & Dulwich College he first worked at the National Provincial Bank from 1922 - 1925...
6. Jules Munshin Jules Munshin Actor, On the Town
7. Jamie Gillis Jamie Gillis Actor, Nighthawks Born in New York City, Jamie Gillis trained as a legitimate actor. In the early 1970s he drifted into performing in pornographic films, and continued to work in that field through the late 1990s. Despite the occasional foray into "legitimate" film, such as a cameo in Nighthawks, Gillis remained identified with the porn industry...
8. Madge Blake Madge Blake Actress, Batman Spouse: James Lincoln Blake (1 Child) During World War II, she and her husband, James Lincoln Blake, worked in Utah on construction of the detonator for the atomic bomb and performed such jobs as testing equipment destined for the Manhattan Project. The couple received a citation for their work from the U.S. government.
9. Harper Lee Harper Lee Writer, To Kill a Mockingbird Nelle Harper Lee grew up in Monroeville, Alabama in the 1920s. It was a time of hostility between whites and blacks in the United States, especially in Alabama. Her father, a lawyer, also ran a local newspaper. Her mother suffered from mental illness and oftentimes stayed inside from others; she was thought to suffer from bipolar disorder...
10. Derek Jarman Derek Jarman Director, Caravaggio
11. Märta Torén Märta Torén Actress, Sirocco From an early age her dream was to become an actress. Her first application for acting studies at The Royal Dramatic Theater in 1944 was unsuccessful. After additional dramatic coaching she was finally accepted in 1947. But screenwriter Edwin Blum arranged a screen test for RKO which eventually led to her being offered a contract with Universal Studios...
12. Lou Myers Lou Myers Actor, A Different World
13. Janet Blair Janet Blair Actress, Burn, Witch, Burn When it came to bright and polished, they didn't get much spiffier than singer/actress Janet Blair -- perhaps to her detriment in the long haul. At Columbia, she was usually overlooked for the roles that might have tested her dramatic mettle. Nevertheless, she pleased audiences as a pert and perky co-star to a number of bigger stars...
14. Grandpa Jones Grandpa Jones Self, Hee Haw
15. John Howard John Howard Actor, The Philadelphia Story American actor John Howard was usually a leading man in smaller-budgeted films and a second lead in larger pictures. He attended what is now Case Western Reserve University, where he was Phi Beta Kappa, and where he discovered a love for the theatre. He made his film debut in 1934 under his real name...
16. Gary Poulter Gary Poulter Actor, Joe
17. James Barton James Barton Actor, The Misfits Former vaudeville song-and-dance man best remembered as "Kit" Carson in 'The Time of Your Life' (1948).
18. Jeff Connors Jeff Connors Actor, Un ponte per l'inferno
19. Tod Slaughter Tod Slaughter Actor, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street The last of the British barnstormers was born Norman Carter Slaughter in Newcastle. He first took to the boards in 1905, and was soon managing his own company. After war service he picked up his stage career, though it was some 15 years before he got in front of the camera His first film set the tone for his career...
20. Alice White Alice White Actress, The Widow from Chicago Alice White was born Alva Violet White on August 24, 1904 in Paterson, New Jersey. Her mother, a former chorus girl, died when she was just three years old. She was raised by her Italian grandparents in New Haven, Connecticut. When Alice was a teenager they moved to California where she attended Hollywood high school...
21. Kihachi Okamoto Kihachi Okamoto Director, Kill! Okamoto belonged to what one colleague called "the generation where most of them got killed": the leagues of university graduates who were drafted into and sacrificed to the last years of Japan's war in the South Pacific. Okamoto was drafted during the very worst of it, in 1943, but almost alone among his colleagues managed to survive...
22. Umberto Eco Umberto Eco Writer, The Name of the Rose He is a professor of semiotics, the study of communication through signs and symbols, at the University of Bologna. Also a philiosopher, a historian, literary critic, and an aesthetician. He is an avid book collector and owns more than 30,000 volumes. The subjects of his scholarly investigations range from St. Thomas Aquinas, to James Joyce, to Superman. He lives in Milan.
23. Tien Miao Tien Miao Actor, He liu No stranger to the international spotlight acting in period martial arts films with the likes of King Hu, Li Han Hsiang, Ting Shan Hsi and Joseph Kuo with credits spanning from the 60s through the early 80s, imposing and distinctive veteran Taiwanese character actor Mao Tien remained busy through the...
24. Frank Ramírez Frank Ramírez Actor, La estrategia del caracol
25. Brenda Bruce Brenda Bruce Actress, Peeping Tom
26. Bon Scott Bon Scott Soundtrack, Iron Man 2 Ronald Belford Scott was born on July 9, 1946 in Kirriemuir, Scotland, UK. In 1952, the Scott family relocated to Australia. Bon's strong distaste for authority led him to quit his studies at the age of 15. Bon's earliest musical efforts were both on vocals and drums. His first "real" job in the music business was in a pop band called The Valentines...
27. Ralph Dunn Ralph Dunn Actor, The Pajama Game
28. Cheol-su Park Cheol-su Park Director, Bul-eun ba-kang-seu geom-eun we-ding
29. John Brascia John Brascia Actor, White Christmas
30. Humbert Allen Astredo Humbert Allen Astredo Actor, Dark Shadows
31. Joaquín Cordero Joaquín Cordero Actor, The River and Death Joaquin Cordero was born in the city of Puebla in Mexico. Shortly after his birth his family moved to Mexico City, and in the following years he studied in a seminary and even considered becoming a priest, but eventually he decided to pursue a law career. By the mid forties, after three years of law classes...
32. Dorothea Wieck Dorothea Wieck Actress, Mädchen in Uniform After spending most of her childhood in Sweden, Dorothea was schooled in Dresden and at the age of 12, was taught dance by Maria Moissi in Berlin. She made her stage debut in Vienna , where she appeared in plays by Carl Zuckmayer and Ferenc Molnár. The Swiss-born made her debut in the silent cinema in 1926 after being spotted by the director Franz Seitz...
33. David Watkin David Watkin Cinematographer, Out of Africa David Watkin was born on March 23rd 1925 to a middle class family in Kent, England. Being fond of classical music, he originally wanted to become a pianist despite the lack of support from his religious father. Watkin served shortly in World War II before finally beginning his career in cinema. His...
34. Art Lewis Art Lewis Actor, Star Spangled Girl
35. Muriel Landers Muriel Landers Actress, Doctor Dolittle
36. Max Wilk Max Wilk Writer, Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the River
37. Lynne Overman Lynne Overman Actor, Reap the Wild Wind
38. Yasuyuki Inoue Yasuyuki Inoue Special Effects, Godzilla 1985
39. Norman Ollestad Norman Ollestad Actor, Ring of Terror
40. Frank Delfino Frank Delfino Actor, The Lord of the Rings
41. Peggy Mondo Peggy Mondo Actress, The Music Man Peggy Mondo played the proverbial "fat lady" of stage and screen. The daughter of ecclesiastical painter Vincent Elipidio Mondo and Emma A. Spignesi, she hailed from New Haven, Connecticut. Beginning her career as a Connecticut Experimental Theater member in the 1950s, she studied voice under the tutelage of 'Francesco Riggio' and 'Hilda Whitworth Riggio'...
42. Wi Kuki Kaa Wi Kuki Kaa Actor, The Bounty
43. Hamilton Luske Hamilton Luske Director, Cinderella
44. James Edward Grant James Edward Grant Writer, Angel and the Badman James Edward Grant started as a newspaperman in Chicago in the 1920s. He moved to Hollywood to write under contract with Republic. His passions were bullfighting and writing. He spent the last years of his life in Spain.
45. Eva Bergh Eva Bergh Actress, The Long Memory
46. Forrest Taylor Forrest Taylor Actor, Riders of Destiny Minor American character actor Forrest Taylor was a veteran of the stage by the time he started appearing as a silent lead in both short and feature-length films. He went on to appear in hundreds of secondary "B" movies, although his name does not appear in a large percentage of them. Taylor was born Edwin Forrest Taylor in Bloomington...
47. Ovila Légaré Ovila Légaré Actor, Le curé de village
48. Tedd Pierce Tedd Pierce Writer, Gulliver's Travels
49. Renata Vanni Renata Vanni Actress, A Patch of Blue
50. Greg Smith Greg Smith Producer, Animal Farm
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