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1. Sandra Dee Sandra Dee Actress, Imitation of Life Sandra Dee was born Alexandria Zuck on April 23, 1942 in Bayonne, New Jersey, to Mary (Cymboliak) and John Zuck. She was of Carpatho-Rusyn descent. Her mother envisioned a show business career for her daughter and would often lie about her age in order to get Sandy where she wanted to go. For example...
2. Dick York Dick York Actor, Inherit the Wind The gangly York is best remembered as the first and most frustrated "Darrin Stephens" on the long-running TV series Bewitched. He left the series in 1969 due to a chronic back ailment. He later founded Acting for Life, a private fund-raising effort for the homeless, which he managed from his home where he was bedridden with a degenerative spine injury.
3. Max Schreck Max Schreck Actor, Nosferatu Max Schreck was born in Berlin. He worked in an apprenticeship until his father's death before enrolling into a school for acting. He toured the country with his peers and was a member of several theaters until he became a part of Max Reinhardt's group of innovative German actors. He played mostly out of the norm characters...
4. Hunter S. Thompson Hunter S. Thompson Writer, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
5. Robert Strauss Robert Strauss Actor, Stalag 17 Burly American character actor with a deep gravelly voice who was equally adept at comedy and drama. The son of a theatrical costume designer, Strauss worked as a salesman and also as a singing waiter and busboy before finding success in the stage version of "Detective Story" on Broadway. He appeared with José Ferrer in the Broadway revival of "Twentieth Century." Also on Broadway...
6. Roger Hill Roger Hill Actor, One Life to Live
7. Sarah Jones Sarah Jones Camera and Electrical Department, Webbed Sarah Elizabeth Jones was a child of Richard and Elizabeth Jones. She was the sister of Rebecca Jones and Eric Jones. Sarah began her film career while interning on the set of Army Wives, a popular television show. Sarah continued to climb the ranks of the film industry, quickly finding a passion in the art of Cinematography...
8. Robert Quarry Robert Quarry Actor, Dr. Phibes Rises Again Tall, handsome and charismatic actor Robert Quarry was born on November 3, 1925 in Santa Rosa, California. His father was a doctor. Robert's grandmother first introduced him to the world of theater. Quarry finished school at age 14 and was on the swimming team in high school. In the early 40s he was a busy juvenile actor on the radio; he even had a regular part on the "Dr...
9. Rosemary DeCamp Rosemary DeCamp Actress, Yankee Doodle Dandy RoseMary De Camp was the quintessential small-town American mother, a calming and steadying presence in scores of films in the 1940s and 1950s. She came to Hollywood after a successful career on the stage and in radio, making her film debut in 1941. Though she worked for many studios, she was most closely associated with Warner Bros....
10. Gene Siskel Gene Siskel Self, Siskel & Ebert: The Future of the Movies
11. Robert Bolt Robert Bolt Writer, Lawrence of Arabia Son of a small shopkeeper, he attended Manchester Grammar School. He later said that he made poor uses of his opportunities there. He went to work in an insurance office, but later entered Manchester University, taking a degree in History. A post-graduate year at Exeter University led to a schoolmaster's position...
12. Tina Wiseman Tina Wiseman Actress, Hey DJ Tina Wiseman was born in Pearl Harbor Hospital in Hawaii. Her father was a sailor based in Hawaii (he was raised on a farm in Ohio). Her mother was born and raised in American Samoa. Tina moved to Hawaii to continue her education. She was a Samoan princess, being the granddaughter of the high chief who founded the village of Futinga in American Samoa...
13. John Raitt John Raitt Actor, The Pajama Game One of the top Broadway baritones of the post WWII period, John Raitt maintained an incredibly resilient career that spanned over 60 years, showing remarkable power, range and stamina for a man who defied the odds by concertizing well into his 80s. He was born in Santa Ana, California in 1917, the son of Archie John Raitt and Stella Eulalie Walton...
14. Sandy Kenyon Sandy Kenyon Actor, Here Comes Garfield
15. Lou Gish Lou Gish Actress, Shadows Rising: Part 2
16. Clarence Nash Clarence Nash Actor, The Three Caballeros
17. Walter Winchell Walter Winchell Actor, Wake Up and Live
18. Thurston Hall Thurston Hall Actor, Theodora Goes Wild Movies, especially comedies, have always needed big, blustery, booming authoritarian types for the lead to play off of (or against), and one of the best was Thurston Hall, most famous for his role of Mr. Schuyler in the Topper series of the early 1950s. Hall was a tall, distinguished, imposing-looking man...
19. Ray McDonald Ray McDonald Actor, Good News Indefatigable Ray McDonald was born to dance and dance he did. A New York City native born June 27, 1921, Ray was still in grade school when he and older sister (by three years) Grace McDonald formed a popular vaudeville tap dancing act. By the age of 16 Ray had made it to Broadway in the musical "Babes in Arms"...
20. Sullivan Walker Sullivan Walker Actor, The Firm
21. Ray Vitte Ray Vitte Actor, Up in Smoke
22. Anthony Asquith Anthony Asquith Director, Pygmalion British film director Anthony Asquith was born on November 9, 1902, to H.H. Asquith, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and his second wife. A former home secretary and the future leader of the Liberal Party, H.H. Asquith served as prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1908-1916 and was subsequently elevated to the hereditary peerage...
23. Ahmad Givens Ahmad Givens Self, Episode dated 26 November 2008
24. Halliwell Hobbes Halliwell Hobbes Actor, Gaslight Born at Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-on-Avon, Halliwell Hobbes could perhaps not aspire to anything else but to be an actor. He made his stage debut in 1898 playing Shakespearean repertory with the famous acting company of Sir Frank Benson throughout England. Among others he played opposite Mrs...
25. Patricia Norris Patricia Norris Costume Designer, 12 Years a Slave
26. James G. Richardson James G. Richardson Actor, Super Fly
27. Lilian Fontaine Lilian Fontaine Actress, The Lost Weekend
28. Donald Haines Donald Haines Actor, No Greater Glory
29. Tôru Takemitsu Tôru Takemitsu Composer, Ran
30. Peter Glaze Peter Glaze Actor, A Race Against Death
31. Joseph Hamilton Joseph Hamilton Actor, Mirror Image
32. José Luis Manzano José Luis Manzano Actor, El pico 2
33. Marino Girolami Marino Girolami Director, Zombie Holocaust
34. Julian West Julian West Actor, Vampyr The French-born scion to a wealthy Russian-Jewish family, Nicolas, the 5th Baron de Gunzburg was known in Paris for his lavish costume balls and was popular with the artistic and social elite of the 20s and 30s. He yearned to become an actor and financed Dreyer's now-classic Vampyr in exchange for landing the lead role...
35. Bronson Dudley Bronson Dudley Actor, Trees Lounge
36. Robert Dorning Robert Dorning Actor, Mona Lisa
37. Jack Ingram Jack Ingram Actor, Lost in Alaska
38. Maurice Dallimore Maurice Dallimore Actor, The Collector
39. Curt Gowdy Curt Gowdy Self, 1971 AFC Championship Game
40. Doris Leader Charge Doris Leader Charge Miscellaneous Crew, Dances with Wolves
41. William Lava William Lava Composer, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour He was an extremely prolific and capable film composer, educated at Northwestern University. He studied conducting with Albert Coates, and came to Hollywood in 1936. His chief collaborators were Harry Tobias, Stan Jones, Max Steiner, Sammy Cahn, Franz Waxman, Henry Mancini, Ray Heindorf, and Frank Skinner.
42. George Archainbaud George Archainbaud Director, The Kansan French-born (Paris) George Archainbaud got his start in show business as an actor and stage manager in France. Emigrating to the US in 1915, he got work as an assistant director to fellow French expatriate Emile Chautard at William A. Brady's World Film Co. in Fort Lee, NJ. His directorial debut came in 1917 with As Man Made Her...
43. Víctor Parra Víctor Parra Actor, Los Fernández de Peralvillo
44. Joan Dixon Joan Dixon Actress, Roadblock
45. Derek Waring Derek Waring Actor, New Engagement
46. Caryl Lincoln Caryl Lincoln Actress, Wolf Fangs
47. Peter Tewksbury Peter Tewksbury Director, Sunday in New York
48. Otello Martelli Otello Martelli Cinematographer, La Dolce Vita
49. Joseph N. Ermolieff Joseph N. Ermolieff Producer, Outpost in Morocco A prominent member of the Russian film industry, Ermolieff produced over two hundred films in Europe before coming to the U.S. in 1937. At twenty-two he operated a studio in Moscow and during the revolution of 1917, escaped to France. Married to writer Vera Gaylord.
50. Sarah Kane Sarah Kane Writer, Skin Sarah Kane was a British playwright. Her plays were remarkable for their extreme use of violence and sexuality and their deeply disturbing themes. Her first play, "Blasted", caused a media outcry. Kane suffered from depression and hanged herself in 1999. Her only film work was Skin, a short film screened on Channel 4.
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