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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, Bewitched 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. 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...
5. Rosemary DeCamp Rosemary DeCamp Actress, The Bob Cummings Show 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....
6. Hunter S. Thompson Hunter S. Thompson Writer, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
7. 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...
8. Sandy Kenyon Sandy Kenyon Actor, Crunch and Des He's known for his appearance as the navigator "Magellan" on The Twilight Zone season two episode "The Odyssey of Flight 33," which was the only story Rod Serling's brother, Robert J., worked on. He also appeared in several episodes of Knots Landing's 1984/85 season as the pastor/host of the fictional TV program "A Brighter Day" in which he was replaced by Alec Baldwin's character, Joshua Rush.
9. Lou Gish Lou Gish Actress, Bent
10. Gene Siskel Gene Siskel Self, Siskel & Ebert
11. Roger Hill Roger Hill Actor, One Life to Live
12. Thurston Hall Thurston Hall Actor, Topper 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...
13. 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 1940s he was a busy juvenile actor on the radio; he even had a regular part on the "Dr...
14. 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...
15. 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...
16. Sullivan Walker Sullivan Walker Actor, The Firm
17. Clarence Nash Clarence Nash Actor, The Three Caballeros He began imitating birds and various barnyard animals as a child growing up in Watonga, Oklahoma. In his teens his family moved to Southern California where he got a promotional job with a dairy company and in between jobs performed animal imitations at various Los Angeles schools. In 1934 hearing that...
18. Joseph Hamilton Joseph Hamilton Actor, The Andy Griffith Show
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Ray Vitte Ray Vitte Actor, Up in Smoke
22. Walter Winchell Walter Winchell Actor, The Untouchables
23. 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"...
24. Lilian Fontaine Lilian Fontaine Actress, The Lost Weekend
25. Donald Haines Donald Haines Actor, No Greater Glory
26. Caryl Lincoln Caryl Lincoln Actress, Roses and Romance
27. Peter Tewksbury Peter Tewksbury Director, Father Knows Best
28. Robert Dorning Robert Dorning Actor, Bootsie and Snudge
29. Marino Girolami Marino Girolami Director, Lover Boy
30. Patricia Norris Patricia Norris Costume Designer, 12 Years a Slave
31. Noel Cravat Noel Cravat Actor, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.
32. Paul Davis Paul Davis Actor, Dinah East
33. Jack Ingram Jack Ingram Actor, Lost in Alaska
34. William Lava William Lava Composer, The Mickey Mouse Club 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.
35. Joan Dixon Joan Dixon Actress, Roadblock
36. Maurice Dallimore Maurice Dallimore Actor, The Collector
37. Ahmad Givens Ahmad Givens Actor, Real Chance of Love
38. Peter Glaze Peter Glaze Self, Crackerjack! Peter Glaze acted in a dramatization of Chapter 1 of The Hobbit. This may have been titled 'An Unexpected Guest'. Only the first episode was made for BBC TV as an introduction to English fiction for school age children. Made in black & white, it was screened on at about lunchtime or early afternoon in the early to mid 1960s. Actor Peter Sallis was also in the cast. Both men played Hobbits.
39. James G. Richardson James G. Richardson Actor, Super Fly
40. Tôru Takemitsu Tôru Takemitsu Composer, Ran
41. 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...
42. José Luis Manzano José Luis Manzano Actor, El pico 2
43. 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...
44. Derek Waring Derek Waring Actor, Z Cars
45. Lydia Lamaison Lydia Lamaison Actress, Muñeca brava
46. Curt Gowdy Curt Gowdy Self, The NFL on NBC
47. Seizaburô Kawazu Seizaburô Kawazu Actor, Yojimbo
48. Brenda Buttner Brenda Buttner Thanks, Bulls & Bears
49. George Archainbaud George Archainbaud Director, Hopalong Cassidy 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...
50. Jon Rollason Jon Rollason Actor, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring
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