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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. 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...
3. Howard Zieff Howard Zieff Director, My Girl
4. Bob Verne Bob Verne Actor, The Immortalizer
5. 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"...
6. 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...
7. Jacques Becker Jacques Becker Director, Le Trou 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...
8. 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...
9. Julie Mitchum Julie Mitchum Actress, House on Haunted Hill
10. Harold Pruett Harold Pruett Actor, Embrace of the Vampire
11. Zheng Cao Zheng Cao Director, Yang cheng qi yu ji
12. 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...
13. Aleksey German Aleksey German Director, Khrustalyov, My Car!
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. Makee K. Blaisdell Makee K. Blaisdell Actor, Space Seed
16. 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...
17. Lewis Martin Lewis Martin Actor, The War of the Worlds
18. Ina Claire Ina Claire Actress, Ninotchka Effervescent, blond star of sophisticated Broadway comedy in the 1920's. 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...
19. Armen Mirzaian Armen Mirzaian Art Department, Slumber Party Panic
20. George Fant George Fant Actor, Phantom Carriage
21. 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...
22. Gladys O'Connor Gladys O'Connor Actress, The Long Kiss Goodnight
23. Calder Willingham Calder Willingham Writer, The Graduate
24. William Newell William Newell Actor, Libeled Lady
25. 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...
26. Del Tenney Del Tenney Producer, I Eat Your Skin 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...
27. Harvey B. Dunn Harvey B. Dunn Actor, Bride of the Monster
28. Tim Horton Tim Horton Self, Episode #16.30
29. Robert Gibbons Robert Gibbons Actor, Blueprint for Murder
30. Warren Hsieh Warren Hsieh Actor, South Pacific
31. John Nicolella John Nicolella Director, Kull the Conqueror
32. John Hubley John Hubley Animation Department, Everybody Rides the Carousel
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. Djoko Rosic Djoko Rosic Actor, Werckmeister Harmonies
35. Maulana Azad Maulana Azad Self, Congress Session in Bombay Indian scholar, author, journalist and politician. Azad's father was Muhammad Khairuddin, a Sufi (mystic) saint. After the Revolt of 1857, his father went to Mecca where he married the daughter of Shaikh Mahomed Zahir Wetri. Maulana Azad was born in 1888 in Mecca. His early years were spent in Arabia...
36. John Shay John Shay Actor, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
37. Helen Spring Helen Spring Actress, Willard
38. Famie Kaufman Famie Kaufman Actress, The King of the Neighborhood Tall, thin comic actress born in Toronto, Canada, but raised in Cuba. She made her debut as a performer in Havana in 1937. In the 1940s she relocated in Mexico where she has worked since. Vitola frequently appeared with Tin Tan, in roles of varying importance, but was always a welcome, eccentric addition to the cast...
39. Bob Godfrey Bob Godfrey Director, Great (Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
40. Dennis Scott Dennis Scott Actor, Cliff's Wet Adventure
41. Ray Whitley Ray Whitley Soundtrack, Sleepless in Seattle
42. Arthur Hanson Arthur Hanson Actor, They Came to Cordura
43. Guillermo Cabrera Infante Guillermo Cabrera Infante Writer, Vanishing Point
44. Richard Boes Richard Boes Actor, Night on Earth
45. Sherwood Keith Sherwood Keith Actor, The Three Witnesses
46. Robin Moore Robin Moore Writer, The French Connection
47. Sakis Boulas Sakis Boulas Actor, Episode #1.11
48. Tom Glazer Tom Glazer Soundtrack, Austin Powers in Goldmember Composer, songwriter ("Melody of Love", "Skokiaan", "More", "A Worried Man", "On Top of Spaghetti"), author and singer, educated at City College of New York. He played tuba and string bass in military and jazz bands, and sang in choirs in New York and Philadelphia, eventually turning to folk-singing and making his Town Hall debut in New York in 1948...
49. William K. Howard William K. Howard Director, Fire Over England Howard 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, he relocated to Hollywood and trained as an assistant director at Universal...
50. Georg Jacoby Georg Jacoby Director, Die Frau meiner Träume Georg Jacoby was an actor, film and theatre director. He started to play on stage in 1915 and in cinema in WWI propaganda films. After 1919, he was only a film director. In 1922, he made The Little Napoleon ("The Little Napoleon"), in which Marlene Dietrich had a bit part. His first wife was Edith Meller...
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