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1. John Candy John Candy Actor, Spaceballs 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. Nan Martin Nan Martin Actress, Cast Away
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. Minnie Pearl Minnie Pearl Self, Minnie Pearl 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...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Eric Flynn Eric Flynn Actor, Empire of the Sun
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. 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...
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. Michael D. Moore Michael D. Moore Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Raiders of the Lost Ark
13. Timmy Everett Timmy Everett Actor, The Music Man
14. Paul Baxley Paul Baxley Stunts, RED 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...
15. James Jeter James Jeter Actor, A Perfect World
16. 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...
17. Richard Manuel Richard Manuel Soundtrack, Raging Bull Richard Manuel was one of the leaders of the rock group The Band. Known as the "funny" one, Manuel was also very frail and was prone to drug use. He sang some of the group's most prominent songs, "King Harvest (Has Surely Come)", "Tears of Rage", "Whispering Pines" and "I Shall Be Released". After starring in a few films and The Band's masterpiece concert The Last Waltz...
18. Claire Davenport Claire Davenport Actress, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
19. Dale Ishimoto Dale Ishimoto Actor, Beverly Hills Ninja
20. Iftekhar Iftekhar Actor, Sholay
21. 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...
22. Anita Dangler Anita Dangler Actress, General Hospital
23. Salvatore Samperi Salvatore Samperi Director, Malicious
24. Robert Stevenson Robert Stevenson Actor, Showdown with Rance McGrew
25. Leonard Rosenman Leonard Rosenman Music Department, Barry Lyndon
26. Antonin Artaud Antonin Artaud Actor, The Passion of Joan of Arc
27. Jake Malone Jake Malone Director, Fuck Slaves 2
28. Geoffrey Lumsden Geoffrey Lumsden Actor, A Midsummer Night's Dream
29. E.Y. Harburg E.Y. Harburg Soundtrack, Forrest Gump One of the great lyricists of American song, Edgar Yipsel Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg) grew up in the working-class Jewish ghetto of Manhattan's Lower East Side. In high school, he befriended Ira Gershwin, later his collaborator on student literary ventures at City College of New York; both also contributed to F.P...
30. Emory Bass Emory Bass Actor, 1776
31. Charles Waldron Charles Waldron Actor, The Big Sleep
32. Charles Jarrott Charles Jarrott Director, Anne of the Thousand Days
33. Glenn Hughes Glenn Hughes Actor, Can't Stop the Music
34. E. Gary Gygax E. Gary Gygax Writer, Dungeons & Dragons
35. Georgette Anys Georgette Anys Actress, To Catch a Thief
36. Hilda Haynes Hilda Haynes Actress, All My Children
37. Mark Sandrich Mark Sandrich Director, Top Hat
38. Lolly Vegas Lolly Vegas Soundtrack, Guardians of the Galaxy
39. 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...
40. David King David King Actor, All My Children
41. 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...
42. 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.
43. 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.
44. Art Babbitt Art Babbitt Animation Department, Fantasia
45. Matthew Baker Matthew Baker Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
46. Sydney Smith Sydney Smith Actor, No Time for Sergeants
47. Sébastien Japrisot Sébastien Japrisot Writer, A Very Long Engagement
48. Toma Caragiu Toma Caragiu Actor, Actorul si salbaticii Toma Caragiu was one of the best Romanian actors, playing either comedy or drama, but having a special attraction to the comic movies. He tragically died during the earthquake in Bucharest in 1977, being trapped under the remains of the block of flats he lived in, which collapsed. His body was found days later...
49. Pauline Fawcett Pauline Fawcett Self, Richard Simmons and the Silver Foxes: Fitness for Senior Citizens
50. Shirley Russell Shirley Russell Costume Designer, Reds
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