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1. Jane Russell Jane Russell Actress, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Ernestine Jane Geraldine Russell was born on June 21, 1921 in Bemidji, Minnesota. Her father was a United States Army lieutenant and her mother had been a student of drama and an actress with a traveling troupe. Once Mr. Russell was mustered out of the service, the family took up residence in Canada...
2. George Kennedy George Kennedy Actor, Cool Hand Luke George Harris Kennedy, Jr. was born on February 18, 1925 in New York City, to Helen A. (Kieselbach), a ballet dancer, and George Harris Kennedy, an orchestra leader and musician. Following high school graduation, Kennedy enlisted in the United States Army in 1943 with the hope to become a fighter pilot in the Army Air Corps...
3. Joan Greenwood Joan Greenwood Actress, Kind Hearts and Coronets Joan Greenwood, of the plummy feline voice, was born in the well-to-do London section of Chelsea, the daughter of renowned portrait painter Sydney Earnshaw Greenwood (1887-1949). Dancing from the age of eight, she took ballet lessons and later enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Graduating at age 18...
4. Annie Girardot Annie Girardot Actress, The Piano Teacher Over the course of a five-decade career, she starred in nearly 150 films. She is a three-time César Award winner (1977, 1996, 2002), a two-time Molière Award winner, a BAFTA nominee, and a recipient of several international prizes including the Volpi Cup (Best actress) at the 1965 Venice Film Festival for Three Rooms in Manhattan...
5. Dermot Morgan Dermot Morgan Actor, Father Ted Dermot went to University College Dublin, where he studied English and Philosopy. In 1974 he took up a teaching post, but left 2 years later to persue the comedy career that he had started at university. In 1979 his first introduction to TV came with an appearance on "Live Mike" on RTE television as Fr...
6. Philip Ahn Philip Ahn Actor, Kung Fu Born in America of Korean ancestry, Philip Ahn was just one member of the tiny fraternity of Oriental actors who livened the Hollywood screen during the 1930's and later. (Others of note were Keye Luke, Victor Sen Yung, Richard Loo and Benson Fong.) As often as not, Philip Ahn portrayed villainous Japanese or else "inscrutable, " proverb-spouting stereotypes.
7. Martin Benson Martin Benson Actor, Goldfinger
8. Cecil Kellaway Cecil Kellaway Actor, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner Cecil Kellaway was nominated for two Oscars for Best Supporting Actor for The Luck of the Irish and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Cecil was originally offered the role of Santa Claus in Miracle on 34th Street, but he turned it down, telling his son, "Americans don't go for whimsy." His works also include some television. He played Santa Claus on an episode of Bewitched and also appeared in The Twilight Zone.
9. Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson Actor, The Jack Benny Program The son of a minstrel and circus tightrope walker, Eddie Anderson developed a gravel voice early in life which would become his trademark to fame. He joined his older brother Cornelius as members of "The Three Black Aces" during his vaudeville years, singing for pennies in the hotel lobby. He eventually moved his way up to the Roxy and Apollo theaters in New York...
10. Frank Kelly Frank Kelly Actor, Father Ted
11. Anny Ondra Anny Ondra Actress, Blackmail Anny Ondra was a Polish-Czech-Austrian-German-French singer, film and stage actress. As a child she lived in Prague, where her father was a colonel in the Austro-Hungarian army. After graduating from convent school in Prague, she studied to be an actress with Prof. Bor. She was already a star in the Czech theater when, at age 16, the teenage beauty was discovered by the film industry...
12. Ruby Keeler Ruby Keeler Soundtrack, The Wedding Planner Ruby Keeler started as a dancer on Broadway. After her marriage to Al Jolson she moved to Hollywood and become a star in Warners musicals opposite Dick Powell. After her divorce from Jolson she retired for almost 30 years, until she appeared in "No No Nanette" on Broadway in 1971 under the direction of Busby Berkeley.
13. Jonathan Hale Jonathan Hale Actor, Strangers on a Train Canadian-born Jonathan Hale had a long film career, appearing in over 200 pictures. He was a member of the diplomatic service prior to his film career, and his stately bearing stood him in good stead for the variety of corporate executives, military officers and high-level politicians he often played...
14. Zara Cully Zara Cully Actress, The Jeffersons
15. Jane Hylton Jane Hylton Actress, Passport to Pimlico
16. Ishirô Honda Ishirô Honda Director, Gojira Influential Japanese film director born May 7th, 1911, often credited as being the father of Godzilla. His name is a combination of "I" (or Ino), meaning "boar" and "shirô," meaning fourth boy in the family. Originally, the young Honda had aspirations of becoming an artist. However, as he moved into his teens, it was cinema that became his number-one interest...
17. Juanita Hall Juanita Hall Actress, South Pacific
18. Fabia Drake Fabia Drake Actress, A Room with a View
19. Virginia Huston Virginia Huston Actress, Out of the Past
20. Enrico Maria Salerno Enrico Maria Salerno Actor, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
21. Henry James Henry James Writer, What Maisie Knew Henry James was born 15 April 1843, to a wealthy family. He was born in New York, New York USA. His parents were Henry James Sr. and Mary Robertson Walsh; He had one brother William James (January 11 1842-August 26 1910) and one sister Alice James. When Henry James was a young boy he would enjoy reading the classics of English...
22. Joyce Carey Joyce Carey Actress, Brief Encounter Genteel London-born actress Joyce Carey came from a distinguished theatrical family. Her own lengthy career on the stage began in 1916 when she played Princess Katherine in an all-female ensemble of "Henry V". She made her debut on the legitimate stage in a small part in the West End production of the exotic melodrama "Mr.Wu"...
23. Russell Harlan Russell Harlan Cinematographer, To Kill a Mockingbird Born Russell September 16, 1903 in Los Angeles, California to Frank and Bertha Harlan, who hailed from Iowa and Missouri. Russell was raised in Los Angeles along with his younger brother Richard (b. 1911). His paternal grandmother Sarah J. Harlan also lived with the family. Harlan started in the film industry as an actor and stuntman...
24. Mary Stuart Mary Stuart Actress, Search for Tomorrow She reigned on Search for Tomorrow for nearly four decades and became one of TV's most popular daytime ladies. As the ever-noble Joanne Gardner Barron Tate Vincente Tourneur, she remained on board for its entire run, and when that four-times-married role was in the can, she was ready for more. Born Mary Houchins on Independence Day...
25. Nick LaTour Nick LaTour Actor, Don Juan DeMarco
26. Pepe Hern Pepe Hern Actor, The Magnificent Seven
27. Steve Artmont Steve Artmont Makeup Department, Her
28. Turo Pajala Turo Pajala Actor, Ariel
29. Frankie Lymon Frankie Lymon Soundtrack, American Graffiti
30. Jing Bai Jing Bai Actress, Gong fu yong chun
31. Eugene Greytak Eugene Greytak Actor, Hot Shots!
32. Ninì Grassia Ninì Grassia Writer, First Action Hero
33. Carole Lesley Carole Lesley Actress, Woman in a Dressing Gown Shapely, scintillating, peroxide British blonde Carole Lesley wound up another sexy statistic alongside other vibrant and promising, photogenic stars and starlets who pervaded the film industry with their undeniable photogenic assets only to be left achingly unfulfilled and die unhappily by their own hand...
34. Armando Trovajoli Armando Trovajoli Composer, Kill Bill: Vol. 1
35. Denis Shaw Denis Shaw Actor, The Mummy
36. Theodore Newton Theodore Newton Actor, Friendly Persuasion
37. Maxwell Anderson Maxwell Anderson Writer, Meet Joe Black James Maxwell Anderson was born in Atlantic, Pennsylvania, on December 15, 1888 to William Lincoln Anderson and Charlotte Perrimela (Stephenson) Anderson. The second child born to the couple, Anderson spent his formative years on his maternal grandmother's farm in Atlantic before the family moved to Andover...
38. Héctor Colomé Héctor Colomé Actor, Amar en tiempos revueltos
39. Eric Alden Eric Alden Actor, The Ten Commandments
40. Ric Marlow Ric Marlow Actor, The Dish
41. Robert L. Wolfe Robert L. Wolfe Editor, All the President's Men
42. Wladyslaw Starewicz Wladyslaw Starewicz Director, The Revenge of a Kinematograph Cameraman Wladyslaw Starewicz, a grand master of animation, was one of the directors of Lovno Museum of Natural History and graduate of the St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts. He began making puppet films about 1911 (see 'Mest finematograficheskogo operatou'), emigrated to France in 1920 and continued to develop there his technique for plastic animation with the help of his two daughters...
43. Doretta Morrow Doretta Morrow Actress, Because You're Mine Although she made only one movie, Because You're Mine, opposite Mario Lanza, Doretta Morrow's Broadway credits were impressive, including the original "Tuptim" in "The King and I" (1951) and "Marsinah" in "Kismet" (1953). Sadly, she re-created neither role for the screen. Retiring when she married, she died in London...
44. Wallace Reid Jr. Wallace Reid Jr. Actor, The Racing Strain
45. Crane Whitley Crane Whitley Actor, The Flying Deuces
46. Franco Brusati Franco Brusati Writer, Romeo and Juliet
47. Joan Blake Joan Blake Actress, The Big Premiere Joan Blake married Pete, a Teacher & Football coach at a South Bay High School, and had two children, Noreen and Kurt. As a child, she performed as an actress in multiple episodes of "Our Gang" with her brother Robert Blake, under the name of Giovanna Gubitosi.
48. Talbot Rothwell Talbot Rothwell Writer, Carry On... Up the Khyber A former police officer and pilot, Talbot Rothwell had an unorthodox entry into show business: as a prisoner of war in a German POW camp during WW II, Rothwell, out of boredom (and also to cover the noise of prisoners digging escape tunnels), got involved in camp entertainment shows, writing comedy sketches with fellow prisoner Peter Butterworth (who later worked with him in the "Carry On" series)...
49. Rod Bacon Rod Bacon Actor, The Masked Marvel
50. Anthea Askey Anthea Askey Actress, The Love Match
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