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1. John Thaw John Thaw Actor, Chaplin He was the working class boy from Manchester whose intensity and natural honesty made him British television's most bankable actor. He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. His first starring role on TV was as Sgt John Mann in Redcap. His first great success, though, was as Detective Inspector Regan in The Sweeney...
2. Ina Claire Ina Claire Actress, Ninotchka Effervescent, blond star of sophisticated Broadway comedy in the 1920s. Born Ina Fagan, of Irish descent, she lost her father in a car accident four months before she was born. Without a breadwinner in the family, she was forced to live in a boarding house with her mother. From earliest childhood, she displayed a precocious talent for impersonating other people...
3. Aleksey German Aleksey German Director, Trudno byt bogom
4. Louis Hayward Louis Hayward Actor, And Then There Were None From his birthplace in South Africa, Louis Charles Hayward was brought to England and was educated there and on the Continent. He spent a short time managing a London nightclub, displayed some acting talent and decided on acting, and was quickly tapped by playwright Noel Coward, who became his patron...
5. Bob Verne Bob Verne Soundtrack, Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses?
6. Nutan Nutan Actress, Sujata Nutan Samarth was born on June 4 1936 to poet Kumarsen Samarth and his actress wife 'Shobhana' as the eldest of their four children (a younger sister is the actress Tanuja). Her parents separated when she was a small child. 13-year-old Nutan made her debut in K. Asif's "Hamari Beti". She was a beauty queen as well...
7. Howard Zieff Howard Zieff Director, My Girl
8. Jacques Becker Jacques Becker Writer, The Hole His interest in films was stimulated by a meeting with King Vidor, who offered him employment in the US as actor and assistant director. However, he remained in France and became assistant to Jean Renoir, a friend of the family, during that director's peak period (1932-39). In 1934 he ventured briefly into independent production...
9. Malcolm X Malcolm X Writer, Malcolm X Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, one of eight children. His father, Earl Little, was a Baptist preacher who supported Marcus Garvey's Back to Africa movement. When Malcolm was four, the family moved to Lansing, Michigan, where Earl tried opening a store while continuing his preaching...
10. Lewis Martin Lewis Martin Actor, The War of the Worlds
11. Julie Mitchum Julie Mitchum Actress, House on Haunted Hill
12. Harold Pruett Harold Pruett Actor, Embrace of the Vampire
13. Dwayne McDuffie Dwayne McDuffie Writer, Justice League: Doom Dwayne McDuffie was an African American comic book and animation writer best known as one of the founders of Milestone Media, an imprint of DC Comics dedicated to promoting better stories and characterizations for minorities and for his contributions to Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, the final installment of what DC Comics fans refer to as "the DCAU"...
14. Margot Fonteyn Margot Fonteyn Self, I Am a Dancer Peggy Hookham was always destined to be a dancer. Her Brazilian/Irish mother groomed her for stardom from almost as soon as she could walk. When she was aged 8 her father's work took the family to Shanghai. Peggy and her Mother returned to the UK when she was 14. Her father stayed in Shanghai and was interned by the Japanese for the duration of the war...
15. Charles Beaumont Charles Beaumont Writer, Brain Dead Charles Beaumont was the pseudonym for Charles Leroy Nutt, born on Chicago's North Side on January 2 1929. He also occasionally wrote under the names Charles McNutt and E.T. Beaumont (the latter apparently based on the name of a Texas town). Tragically short-lived, Beaumont was a dynamic and imaginative author and screenwriter of macabre...
16. Bruce Sinofsky Bruce Sinofsky Director, Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
17. Ben Chapman Ben Chapman Self, Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man Ben Chapman was born in Oakland, California, while his Tahitian parents were on a trip to the United States. He was raised in Tahiti, relocated to the U.S. in 1940 and went to school in the Bay Area of San Francisco. Working as a Tahitian dancer in nightclubs led to his first movie job, a bit in MGM's...
18. John Nicolella John Nicolella Director, Kull the Conqueror
19. Ron Grainer Ron Grainer Music Department, The Day of the Doctor Ron Grainer was one of the outstanding composers of music for British television. He was born in a small mining town called Atherton, Queensland, Australia on 11th August 1922, where his father owned the local milk bar. His mother played piano and Ron was on the keyboard from the age of two and considered a child genius...
20. Calder Willingham Calder Willingham Writer, The Graduate
21. Robert Gibbons Robert Gibbons Actor, Blueprint for Murder
22. Del Tenney Del Tenney Producer, The Curse of the Living Corpse Del Tenney was born in Mason City, Iowa, and moved to California with his parents when he was 12. Attending Los Angeles City and State college, he developed an interest in the theater, became an actor and made a living at it for most of his young adult life. He acted on stage, did extra work in films (Stalag 17...
23. Makee K. Blaisdell Makee K. Blaisdell Actor, Space Seed
24. Warren Hsieh Warren Hsieh Actor, South Pacific
25. Gladys O'Connor Gladys O'Connor Actress, The Long Kiss Goodnight
26. Arthur Hanson Arthur Hanson Actor, They Came to Cordura
27. Robin Moore Robin Moore Writer, The French Connection
28. Armen Mirzaian Armen Mirzaian Art Department, Slumber Party Panic
29. Harvey B. Dunn Harvey B. Dunn Actor, Bride of the Monster
30. Paul Napier Paul Napier Actor, Old Grace
31. William Newell William Newell Actor, Libeled Lady
32. Lawrence Grossmith Lawrence Grossmith Actor, Gaslight
33. Wolf Albach-Retty Wolf Albach-Retty Actor, Alles Lüge Wolf Albach-Retty (1906-1967) was one of those actors full of charm, presence and wit the Ausrian and German cinema of yore knew the secret for. That he became an actor comes as no surprise considering that his mother, Rosa Albach-Retty, was a star of the Viennese stage. Of course, Magda Schneider, the woman he married in 1936...
34. Laura Hippe Laura Hippe Actress, Logan's Run Slim, lovely and appealing brunette actress Laura Lorene Hippe was born on September 22, 1950, in Oklahoma. She was especially charming and memorable as the sweet Jenny in the entertainingly trashy drive-in exploitation romp The Swinging Barmaids. She had small parts in the mainstream studio pictures Stay Hungry and Logan's Run...
35. William K. Howard William K. Howard Director, Fire Over England Director William K. Howard was born in St. Marys, Ohio, in 1893. He studied engineering and law at Ohio State University, but gravitated towards film distribution when he took a job as sales manager for Vitagraph. After serving in an artillery unit with the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I...
36. Clark Terry Clark Terry Music Department, The Hot Rock
37. Guillermo Cabrera Infante Guillermo Cabrera Infante Writer, Vanishing Point
38. Richard Boes Richard Boes Actor, Night on Earth
39. Sakis Boulas Sakis Boulas Actor, Episode #1.11
40. Murray the 'K' Murray the 'K' Soundtrack, The Dictator Murray the K was born Murray Kaufman in New York, New York, on 14 February 1922. After an early career as a song-plugger, he moved into radio and in 1958 joined 1010 WINS. He remained there for seven years, becoming the most popular New York radio DJ. He was an early supporter of singer Bobby Darin...
41. Sherwood Keith Sherwood Keith Actor, Guest of Honor
42. Drew Demorest Drew Demorest Actor, The Spoilers
43. John Hubley John Hubley Animation Department, Of Stars and Men
44. Zheng Cao Zheng Cao Director, Yang cheng qi yu ji
45. Priscilla Bonner Priscilla Bonner Actress, The Strong Man
46. Marie Mosquini Marie Mosquini Actress, 7th Heaven Marie Mosquini was a pert, slightly-built comedienne of amazingly prolific output. Between 1917 and 1926, the feisty brunette appeared in close to 200 one- and two-reel shorts, mostly for Hal Roach. She was featured in the initial series of comedies, which propelled Stan Laurel to stardom...
47. Djoko Rosic Djoko Rosic Actor, Werckmeister Harmonies
48. Helen Spring Helen Spring Actress, Willard
49. Jeff Rice Jeff Rice Miscellaneous Crew, I've Been Wanting a Face-Lift for a Long Time
50. Bob Godfrey Bob Godfrey Director, Great (Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
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