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1. John Thaw John Thaw Actor, The Sweeney 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, The Pursuers 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 Noël Coward, who became his patron...
3. Bob Verne Bob Verne Actor, Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses?
4. Bruce Sinofsky Bruce Sinofsky Director, Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
5. Aleksey German Aleksey German Director, Trudno byt bogom
6. Nutan Nutan Actress, Sujata Fiesty, spiritual, and Bhajan-singing Nutan Samarth was born on 4th June 1936 to actress mother, Shobhana (nee Saroj P. Shilotri) and Director Kumarsen Samarth. Her aunt, Nalini Jaywant (Shobhana's maternal cousin) was a popular actress. Tanuja later married Shomu Mukherjee (brother of Deb and Joy Mukherjee) and sired actresses Kajol and Tanisha. Kajol is the wife of actor Ajay Devgan...
7. Jacques Becker Jacques Becker Writer, 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. Ben Chapman Ben Chapman Self, Creature Feature: 50 Years of the Gill-Man Ben is the cousin of screen actor, Jon Hall. The role of the Gill Man in Creature from the Black Lagoon came after a meeting with Jonny Rennig (she worked with many cowboys, stuntmen, etc.) when he had dropped into the casting office. Ben also worked bartending roles between night club gigs and movies. He was...
9. Howard Zieff Howard Zieff Director, My Girl
10. 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...
11. 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...
12. Julie Mitchum Julie Mitchum Actress, House on Haunted Hill
13. 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...
14. 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"...
15. Harold Pruett Harold Pruett Actor, Sybil
16. Lewis Martin Lewis Martin Actor, The War of the Worlds
17. Calder Willingham Calder Willingham Writer, The Graduate
18. Makee K. Blaisdell Makee K. Blaisdell Actor, Johnny Lingo
19. Margot Fonteyn Margot Fonteyn Actress, 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...
20. Harvey B. Dunn Harvey B. Dunn Actor, Bride of the Monster
21. 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...
22. Sherwood Keith Sherwood Keith Actor, The Three Witnesses
23. John Nicolella John Nicolella Producer, Miami Vice
24. Del Tenney Del Tenney Producer, Do You Wanna Know a Secret? 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...
25. Alberto Rojas Alberto Rojas Actor, Dos nacos en el planeta de las mujeres
26. Arthur Hanson Arthur Hanson Actor, They Came to Cordura
27. Robert Gibbons Robert Gibbons Actor, Sweet November
28. William Newell William Newell Actor, Libeled Lady
29. Wolf Albach-Retty Wolf Albach-Retty Actor, Ein Mann wie Maximilian 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...
30. Gladys O'Connor Gladys O'Connor Actress, The Long Kiss Goodnight
31. Zheng Cao Zheng Cao Director, Zhang deng jie cai
32. Bronislava Njinska Bronislava Njinska Miscellaneous Crew, A Midsummer Night's Dream Bronislava Nijinska was a petit and strong dancer with excellent technique who began her career with the Mariinsky Ballet in Russia. She became famous as a choreographer with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in Paris and Monte Carlo, then opened her own School of Ballet in Los Angeles. She was born Bronislava Fominichna Nijinska (Bronislawa Nizynska in Polish language) on January 8...
33. Ron Grainer Ron Grainer Music Department, Doctor Who 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...
34. Warren Hsieh Warren Hsieh Actor, South Pacific
35. Guillermo Cabrera Infante Guillermo Cabrera Infante Writer, Vanishing Point
36. Bob Godfrey Bob Godfrey Director, Great (Isambard Kingdom Brunel)
37. 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...
38. Brian Salmon Brian Salmon Actor, Diff'rent Strokes
39. Robin Moore Robin Moore Writer, The French Connection
40. Drew Demorest Drew Demorest Actor, The Spoilers
41. Betty Jane Watson Betty Jane Watson Actress, Winner Take All Cousin of Jean Stapleton. Daughter of James R. Watson and Elizabeth Jane Stapleton Watson. Attended Lincoln Junior High School, Rockford, Illinois. Studied voice at the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, Illinois. She made her Broadway debut in 1944 when she succeeded Joan Roberts in the role of "Laurey" in "Oklahoma!"...
42. Ray Whitley Ray Whitley Soundtrack, Sleepless in Seattle
43. Vladimir Motyl Vladimir Motyl Director, White Sun of the Desert
44. Daniel Topolski Daniel Topolski Miscellaneous Crew, True Blue
45. 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...
46. Merle Pertile Merle Pertile Self, Playboy's Penthouse
47. María Luisa Alcalá María Luisa Alcalá Actress, La lechería
48. Armen Mirzaian Armen Mirzaian Animation Department, My Gym Partner's a Monkey
49. Ramón Bravo Ramón Bravo Camera and Electrical Department, Licence to Kill
50. Sam Williams Sam Williams Actor, King Solomon's Mines
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