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1. John Candy John Candy Actor, SCTV Candy was one of Canada's greatest and funniest character actors. His well-known role as the big hearted buffoon earned him classics in Uncle Buck and Planes, Trains & Automobiles. His career has handed him some dry spells but Candy always rebounded. Born in Newmarket, Ontario, in the year 1950, Candy was the son of Evangeline (Aker) and Sidney James Candy...
2. Joan Taylor Joan Taylor Actress, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Joan Taylor's mother, Amelia Berky, was a vaudeville singing-dancing star in the 1920s. Her father was a prop man in Hollywood during that same period, but, after Joan's birth, the family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois, where her father managed a movie theater. She developed a love of movies from watching so many at her father's theater...
3. Torin Thatcher Torin Thatcher Actor, Witness for the Prosecution Associated with gritty, flashy film villainy, veteran character actor Torin Thatcher was born in Bombay, India to British parents on January 15, 1905, and was educated in England at the Bedford School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. A former schoolteacher, he appeared on the London stage in 1927 before entering British films in 1934...
4. Nan Martin Nan Martin Actress, Cast Away
5. Lucille La Verne Lucille La Verne Actress, Abraham Lincoln A legendary stage actress and character player in early films, Lucille La Verne is one of those forgotten legends who seem to fade as the years go on. However, at her prime she was one of the most acclaimed actresses of her generation. Lucille La Verne Mitchum was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 8...
6. Claire Davenport Claire Davenport Actress, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
7. Eric Flynn Eric Flynn Actor, Empire of the Sun
8. Carey Loftin Carey Loftin Stunts, The Deer Hunter Arguably Hollywood's greatest stunt driver ever, Carey Loftin's amazing driving and stunt skills were utilized in dozens of Hollywood productions over a period of nearly half a century. Loftin was born on January 31st, 1914 in Blountstown, Florida and broke into movie stunt work in the late 1930s. Loftin's expertise with motor vehicles...
9. Del Close Del Close Actor, Ferris Bueller's Day Off Del Close played "Polonious" once in "Hamlet", and won a Joseph Jefferson Award for it. But the role he really wanted to play was "Yorick". He had to die to do it, but now he may get his wish. Under the terms of his will, Close, who died March 4, 1999, has left his skull to the Goodman Theatre. Del Close was born and raised in Manhattan...
10. Minnie Pearl Minnie Pearl Self, Hee Haw Sarah Colley studied dramatics in Belmont College in Nashville, intending to be a serious actress, but while touring with an Atlanta company, she created the Minnie Pearl character that became her life's work. Her first Grand Old Opry appearance was on the radio show in 1940, followed by 27 years of touring...
11. Michael D. Moore Michael D. Moore Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Raiders of the Lost Ark
12. Horton Foote Horton Foote Writer, To Kill a Mockingbird Horton Foote, the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist and Oscar-winning screenwriter, was born on March 14, 1916, in Wharton, Texas. He says at the age of ten, he had a "calling" to become an actor, and when he was 16 he convinced his parents to allow him to go to acting school. With their blessing he went to Pasadena...
13. Néstor Almendros Néstor Almendros Cinematographer, Kramer vs. Kramer One of the highest appraised contemporary cinematographers. He was born in Spain but moved to Cuba by age 18 to join his exiled anti-Franco father. In Havana, he founded a cineclub and wrote film reviews. Then, he went on to study in Rome at the Centro Sperimentale. He directed six shorts in Cuba and two in New York...
14. Iftekhar Iftekhar Actor, Sholay
15. Eddie Dean Eddie Dean Actor, Colorado Serenade Eddie Dean made his name as a country-western singer on radio in the '30s. He journeyed to Hollywood to make it in western movies, debuting in Manhattan Love Song, but he could only land bit parts in features and musical shorts. His career started to take off in the early 1940s, though, and by 1945 he was among the more popular of the cowboy stars...
16. Sydney Smith Sydney Smith Actor, No Time for Sergeants
17. Robert Stevenson Robert Stevenson Actor, Jefferson Drum
18. Salvatore Samperi Salvatore Samperi Director, Malicious
19. Timmy Everett Timmy Everett Actor, The Music Man
20. Anita Dangler Anita Dangler Actress, General Hospital
21. Peter Godfrey Peter Godfrey Director, Christmas in Connecticut London-born Peter Godfrey was a stage actor / director / producer before coming to Hollywood as an actor in the late '30s. After appearing in several films, he turned to directing, and spent most of his career at Warner Bros., directing "B" dramas, comedies and thrillers. He left film directing in the mid-'50s and turned to episodic TV series.
22. Leonard Rosenman Leonard Rosenman Composer, Combat!
23. Charles Jarrott Charles Jarrott Director, Anne of the Thousand Days
24. James Jeter James Jeter Actor, A Perfect World
25. Paul Baxley Paul Baxley Stunts, The Dukes of Hazzard Paul Baxley was born in Casper Wyoming in 1923. Growing up in Los Angeles, he went on to become an all-city quarterback and track star at Eagle Rock High. A Marine, a Scout and Sniper in the 4th Division in World War II, he fought on Kwajalein (Roi-namur), Iwo Jima, Saipan and Tinian. He received Two Purple Hearts...
26. Pat Conroy Pat Conroy Writer, The Prince of Tides
27. Nikolay Gogol Nikolay Gogol Writer, Black Sunday Nikolai (Mykola) Gogol was a Ukrainian-born writer who wrote in Russian, because the Ukrainian language was banned in Russian Empire. His ancestors were bearing the name of Gogol-Janovsky and claimed belonging to the upper class Polish Szlachta. Gogol's father, a Ukrainian writer living on his old family estate...
28. Joey Feek Joey Feek Self, To Joey, with Love
29. Jake Malone Jake Malone Director, Fuck Slaves 2
30. Art Babbitt Art Babbitt Animation Department, Fantasia
31. Antonin Artaud Antonin Artaud Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
32. Halina Perez Halina Perez Actress, Amorseko: Damong ligaw Actress Halina Perez was born Vanessa Uri in Perez, Quezon City in the Philippines, where she graduated from the Quezon National High School and enrolled at the Enverga University, before being transferred to Manila whereupon she embarked into show business. Halina appeared in over 10 films during her brief career...
33. Charles Waldron Charles Waldron Actor, The Big Sleep
34. Mark Sandrich Mark Sandrich Director, Top Hat
35. Dale Ishimoto Dale Ishimoto Actor, Beverly Hills Ninja
36. Jewel Carmen Jewel Carmen Actress, The Children in the House Jewel Carmen was born in Danville, Kentucky, on July 13, 1897. After graduating from high school, she traveled to New York City to try her hand at acting. She appeared in her first production in the lead role in Daphne and the Pirate when she was 19 years old. Six more films followed,including Sunshine Dad and Manhattan Madness...
37. Georgette Anys Georgette Anys Actress, To Catch a Thief
38. Evgeniy Evstigneev Evgeniy Evstigneev Actor, Sobache serdtse Evgeni Aleksandrovich Evstigneev (Yevgeni Yevstigneyev) was born on October 9, 1926, in Gorky, Russia, USSR (now Nizhni Novgorod, Russia). His father, Aleksandr Mikhailovich Evstigneev, was a metal worker. His mother, Maria Ivanovna (nee Chernysheva), was an industrial metal-miller. Young Evstigneev also worked as an industrial metal-worker in the city of Gorky...
39. Hilda Haynes Hilda Haynes Actress, All My Children
40. Richard Sale Richard Sale Writer, The White Buffalo Richard Sale was born on December 17, 1911 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for The White Buffalo (1977), Suddenly (1954) and Torpedo Run (1958). He was married to Irma Sale, Von Saltza, and Mary Loos. He died on March 4, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
41. Robert Walker Robert Walker Actor, Midnight Menace
42. Glenn Hughes Glenn Hughes Actor, Can't Stop the Music
43. Earl Montgomery Earl Montgomery Actor, Rocky II
44. Annie Fargue Annie Fargue Actress, Angel
45. Geoffrey Lumsden Geoffrey Lumsden Actor, A Midsummer Night's Dream
46. Elena Nathanail Elena Nathanail Actress, Ekeino to kalokairi... Elena Nathanael was born in Athens, the daughter of a well-off textile designer and manufacturer. Her impressive good looks got her noticed by producers and directors of the, then-blooming, Greek commercial cinema of the mid-sixties. After studying drama at the Pelos Katselis Drama School, Elena got her first screen part in the 1963 movie Kati na kaiei (Something burning)...
47. Renato Cioni Renato Cioni Actor, Maria Callas at Covent Garden
48. David King David King Actor, All My Children
49. James Turley James Turley Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Jazz Singer
50. Bert Williams Bert Williams Actor, A Natural Born Gambler One of the first black superstars of popular entertainment, Egbert Austin Williams, although born in the Bahamas, was raised largely in California. Nursing show business aspirations early on, he teamed with boyhood friend George Walker to form a highly successful vaudeville act, which continued until the ravages of syphilis brought about Walker's retirement and premature death in 1909...
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