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1. Horst Buchholz Horst Buchholz Actor, Life Is Beautiful On the cast list of The Magnificent Seven, you will find several names that doubtless you know well: Charles Bronson, Steve McQueen, and Yul Brynner. But there is one name that you will have difficulty pronouncing, let alone identifying as an actor you have seen before. That man is Horst Buchholz,...
2. William Frawley William Frawley Actor, My Three Sons William Frawley was born in Burlington, Iowa. As a boy he sang at St. Paul's Catholic Church and played at the Burlington Opera House. His first job was as a stenographer for the Union Pacific Railroad. He did vaudeville with his brother Paul, then joined pianist Franz Rath in an act they took to San Francisco in 1910...
3. Danny Kaye Danny Kaye Actor, EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration Danny Kaye left school at the age of 13 to work in the so-called Borscht Belt of Jewish resorts in the Catskill Mountains. It was there he learned the basics of show biz. From there he went through a series of jobs in and out of the business. In 1939, he made his Broadway debut in "Straw Hat Revue,"...
4. Lou Costello Lou Costello Actor, The Abbott and Costello Show Lou Costello was born Louis Francis Cristillo in Paterson, New Jersey, to Helen (Rege) and Sebastiano Cristillo. His father was from Calabria, Italy, and his mother was an American of Italian, French, and Irish ancestry. Raised in Paterson, Costello dropped out of high school and headed west to break into the movies...
5. Alice Pearce Alice Pearce Actress, On the Town Making a career out of a post-nasal drip, this scene-stealing character comedienne was one of the best Broadway and Hollywood had to offer. It's too bad, then, that she wasn't utilized in films more often for this slight, chinless, parrot-faced, squawky-voiced bundle of (kill)joy could draw laughs from a well with a mere sniffle, gulp, or stare...
6. Leonardo Cimino Leonardo Cimino Actor, Dune Veteran little old man Italian character actor Leonardo Anthony Cimino steadily worked in both movies and TV shows alike from the late 1950's up until 2007. Cimino was born on November 4, 1917 in New York City. He was the son of tailor Andrea Cimino and his wife Leonilda. Leonardo played violin as a child and studied at Juilliard as a teenager...
7. Lynn Borden Lynn Borden Actress, Hazel Most famous for her role in the 1972 low-budget shocker Frogs, this talented actress has rarely received any large roles. She was originally going to play the lead in 1964's Roustabout. She had a memorable role in the action film Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, though small, and has starred sporadically in feature films and TV movies.
8. Cecily Adams Cecily Adams Casting Director, That '70s Show American actress, casting director, teacher, and theatrical director. The daughter of nightclub singer Adelaide Adams and Get Smart star Don Adams, she was born in Queens, New York, several months after her parents' divorce. Raised in peripatetic fashion by her mother, she survived a particularly Dickensian Catholic boarding school as a toddler...
9. Frank Wilcox Frank Wilcox Actor, The Greatest Show on Earth Following a year at the University of Kansas, Wilcox returned to Atchison where he worked for Lockwood-Hazel Printing Co. He attended St. Benedict's College in Atchison for a year and a half and graduated in the class of 1933. Wilcox received the Cross of the Order of St. Benedict, given for the first time ever in 1969...
10. Sydney Chaplin Sydney Chaplin Actor, The Match Game In choosing a professional acting career for himself, bon vivant Sydney Chaplin had to deal with the powerful and pervasive shadow of his famous father, the legendary Charles Chaplin, hovering over him every step of the way. While his older brother, actor Charles Chaplin Jr., buckled under the pressure and died of an alcohol-related illness at age 43...
11. Barbara Ruick Barbara Ruick Actress, Carousel A bundle of bright sunshine and unabashed energy, lovely musical actress Barbara Ruick delighted audiences for over two decades. The brown-eyed singer/actress who admittedly came up short in the dancing department nevertheless toyed with top musical stardom in mid-1950s films and almost nabbed it. A vivacious beauty whose sparkling...
12. Drake Sather Drake Sather Writer, Zoolander
13. Curtis McClarin Curtis McClarin Actor, The Happening
14. Robert Beatty Robert Beatty Actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey Robert Beatty graduated with a B.A. from the University of Toronto and started in amateur dramatics with the Hamilton Player's Guild. For a while, he made a living as a cashier for a gas and fuel company. In order to further hone his acting skills, he made his way to London in 1936 (on the advice of Leslie Howard) to train for acting at RADA...
15. Louis Edmonds Louis Edmonds Actor, Dark Shadows Louis Edmonds is best known for his work as character Roger Collins in the wildly popular daytime gothic drama "Dark Shadows" which ran from 1967-71. Dark Shadows had an ensemble cast who went back in forth in time from the 18th century to the 17th century more than once. Since this was an ensemble cast...
16. Lee Philips Lee Philips Director, The Andy Griffith Show
17. Lois Wilson Lois Wilson Actress, Guiding Light A schoolteacher who became a stage actress (briefly), Lois Wilson entered films in 1916 at Paramount (her sisters, Diana Kane and Connie Lewis, also worked as actresses). Wilson played leading roles well into the sound era, and after she retired from the screen she worked sporadically in television and again appeared on stage.
18. Sammy White Sammy White Actor, Pat and Mike
19. Noel Purcell Noel Purcell Actor, Moby Dick
20. Peter Capell Peter Capell Actor, Paths of Glory
21. Hergé Hergé Writer, The Adventures of Tintin Born under the name Georges Remi on May 22, 1907 in Brussels, Belgium. As a child, Herge had a gift for drawing but never had any formal training in the visual arts. He attended both school and the boy scouts during the World War 1 and post-World War 1 Era. After he finished school Herge published his first ever cartoon: "The Adventures of Totor" for Le Boy-Scout Belge (a scouting magazine)...
22. Robert Carricart Robert Carricart Actor, Robin and the 7 Hoods
23. Paul Smith Paul Smith Actor, The Doris Day Show
24. Marguerite Duras Marguerite Duras Writer, Hiroshima Mon Amour Ms. Duras was born in southern Vietnam and lost her father at age 4. The family savings of 20 years bought the family a small plot in Cambodia, but everything was lost in a single season's flooding. The disaster killed her mother as a result. After high school in Saigon, Ms. Duras left Indochina to study law in Paris...
25. Connie Gilchrist Connie Gilchrist Actress, Long John Silver With more than two decades of stage experience in France, England and on Broadway behind her, this moon-faced, heavy-set character actress first entered films in 1940. But no matter a film's genre - contemporary drama, historical costumer or shoot 'em up western - her Brooklyn roots always sounded through.
26. Jahangir Salehi Jahangir Salehi Writer, Dangerous Men
27. Steve Bridges Steve Bridges Actor, The Adventures of Umbweki
28. Guylaine St-Onge Guylaine St-Onge Actress, Angel Eyes
29. William Holden William Holden Actor, Weary River Character actor in late silent and early sound films. Not to be confused with the leading man 'William Holden'.
30. Billye Ree Wallace Billye Ree Wallace Actress, Mother
31. Gloria Cromwell Gloria Cromwell Actress, One Life to Live
32. Johann Pachelbel Johann Pachelbel Soundtrack, Wedding Crashers
33. Hedley Mattingly Hedley Mattingly Actor, Daktari
34. Herb Armstrong Herb Armstrong Actor, Cape Fear
35. Ezra Stone Ezra Stone Director, The Munsters An an actor, producer, director, writer, teacher and lecturer who covered all of the important mediums in one way or another during his lifetime, Ezra Stone will still be forever known for introducing quintessential late 30s and 40s teen Henry Aldrich to both radio and the stage. Stone's pitchy, cracking voice would become a familiar sound in living rooms for well over a decade...
36. Vance Colvig Jr. Vance Colvig Jr. Actor, UHF
37. Sutton Roley Sutton Roley Director, Combat!
38. Åke Lindman Åke Lindman Actor, Tuntematon sotilas Åke Lindman was a very skilled football player and played in the Finnish national team, he was offered a contract by the English Premier League team Swindon in the 60s but he turned it down and chose to become an actor.
39. Ralph McQuarrie Ralph McQuarrie Art Department, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
40. Goga Kapoor Goga Kapoor Actor, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
41. Paquito Diaz Paquito Diaz Actor, Joe Pring: Homicide Manila Police
42. Billy Wilkerson Billy Wilkerson Actor, Juarez
43. José Sancho José Sancho Actor, Cuéntame
44. Ray Gilbert Ray Gilbert Soundtrack, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Academy Award-winning songwriter ("Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" [1947]), composer and author, educated in public schools and then a writer of special material for Sophie Tucker, Harry Richman and Buddy Rogers. He came to Hollywood in 1939 and wrote for Earl Carroll, then signed for 3 1/2 years with Walt Disney...
45. António Silva António Silva Actor, O Leão da Estrela
46. Coby Ruskin Coby Ruskin Director, Gomer Pyle: USMC
47. Florence Caesar Florence Caesar Self, Hail Sid Caesar! The Golden Age of Comedy
48. Phil Chong Phil Chong Stunts, The Last Samurai Philip Chong was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 29, 1936, the son of Kin Seong Chong and Beatrice Bow Ngan Young. Phil graduated from college in 1958 and was drafted into the service in 1959. He moved to California in 1969. In the early 1970s, Phil met his best friend, Kenny Endoso, who introduced him to the "picture business." An expert horseman...
49. Peter Ivers Peter Ivers Soundtrack, National Lampoon's Vacation
50. Richard Halliday Richard Halliday Producer, Peter Pan
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