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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. 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...
4. Nan Martin Nan Martin Actress, Cast Away
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Michael D. Moore Michael D. Moore Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Raiders of the Lost Ark
9. 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 thirty-first, 1914 in Blountstown, Florida and broke into movie stunt work in the late 1930s...
10. Joey Feek Joey Feek Self, The Joey+Rory Show
11. 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...
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. Iftekhar Iftekhar Actor, Sholay
14. Eric Flynn Eric Flynn Actor, Empire of the Sun
15. Charles Waldron Charles Waldron Actor, The Big Sleep
16. 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...
17. Claire Davenport Claire Davenport Actress, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
18. Robert Stevenson Robert Stevenson Actor, Jefferson Drum
19. Timmy Everett Timmy Everett Actor, The Music Man
20. Eddie Dean Eddie Dean Actor, Black Hills 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...
21. Salvatore Samperi Salvatore Samperi Director, Malicious
22. Leonard Rosenman Leonard Rosenman Composer, Combat!
23. Dale Ishimoto Dale Ishimoto Actor, Beverly Hills Ninja
24. James Jeter James Jeter Actor, A Perfect World
25. Pat Conroy Pat Conroy Writer, The Prince of Tides
26. Antonin Artaud Antonin Artaud Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
27. Mark Sandrich Mark Sandrich Director, Top Hat
28. Ellen Ross Ellen Ross Actress, The Pirate
29. Glenn Hughes Glenn Hughes Actor, Can't Stop the Music
30. Anita Dangler Anita Dangler Actress, General Hospital
31. Nikolai Gogol Nikolai 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...
32. Sydney Smith Sydney Smith Actor, No Time for Sergeants
33. Bhanu Bannerjee Bhanu Bannerjee Actor, Personal Assistant
34. Charles Jarrott Charles Jarrott Director, Anne of the Thousand Days
35. Geoffrey Lumsden Geoffrey Lumsden Actor, A Midsummer Night's Dream
36. Robert Walker Robert Walker Actor, Midnight Menace
37. Jake Malone Jake Malone Director, Fuck Slaves 2
38. Lilia Ortega Lilia Ortega Actress, Ramona y los escarabajos
39. Robert Prince Robert Prince Composer, You're a Big Boy Now
40. Halina Perez Halina Perez Actress, Balat-sibuyas 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...
41. E. Gary Gygax E. Gary Gygax Producer, Dungeons & Dragons
42. Annie Fargue Annie Fargue Actress, Angel
43. Gloria Wood Gloria Wood Actress, A Symposium on Popular Songs
44. Hilda Haynes Hilda Haynes Actress, All My Children
45. 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.
46. David Lo David Lo Actor, Xie pi ai cha ren
47. Tian-Ming Wu Tian-Ming Wu Director, Bian Lian
48. 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...
49. Art Babbitt Art Babbitt Animation Department, Fantasia
50. James Turley James Turley Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Jazz Singer
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