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1. Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick Director, The Shining Stanley Kubrick was born in Manhattan, New York City, to Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard Kubrick, a physician. His family were Jewish immigrants (from Austria, Romania, and Russia). Stanley was considered intelligent, despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance...
2. Divine Divine Actor, Hairspray Originally born Harris Glen Milstead just after the end of WWII, Baltimore's most outrageous resident eventually became the international icon of bad taste cinema, as the always shocking and highly entertaining transvestite performer, Divine. Milstead met maverick film director & good friend, John Waters...
3. Paul Winfield Paul Winfield Actor, The Terminator Signifying intelligence, eloquence, versatility and quiet intensity, one of the more important, critically acclaimed black actors to gain a Hollywood foothold in the 1970s was Paul Winfield. Born in 1939 in Los Angeles, he lived there in his early years before moving with his family to Los Angeles' Watts district...
4. Charles Gray Charles Gray Actor, Diamonds Are Forever The son of a surveyor, Charles Gray grew up in Queens Park, London, and went to school in his home town of Bournemouth. As a young actor, he received his vocal training from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon and at the Old Vic, having long abandoned his first job as clerk for a real estate agent...
5. Ben Blue Ben Blue Actor, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World Ben Blue was a movie and TV comedian born on September 12, 1901, in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Emigrating to the US, he became a dance instructor and dance school owner, as well as a nightclub proprietor. He began his film career in short subjects for Warner Brothers in 1926, and later worked at the Hal Roach Studios...
6. Andy Sidaris Andy Sidaris Director, NFL Monday Night Football
7. Sybil Williams Sybil Williams Actress, Women of Dolwyn
8. Gordon Parks Gordon Parks Director, Shaft The pre-eminent American photojournalist of sub-Saharan descent. An acclaimed photographer for Life magazine from the late 40s through late 60s, he turned to directing films, his second of which, the blaxploitation movie Shaft, achieved success at the box office. In 1989 his first film effort...
9. Robert Bray Robert Bray Actor, Lassie Born in Montana to homesteading parents, Robert Bray eventually moved to Seattle with his family and attended Lincoln High School. After graduation, he knocked around for a while as a lumberjack, cowboy and a member of the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps). As a young man, Bray worked for a while in Hollywood as a studio carpenter in the early 1940s...
10. Debra Hill Debra Hill Producer, Halloween
11. Jimmy Boyd Jimmy Boyd Actor, Inherit the Wind
12. Chief Yowlachie Chief Yowlachie Actor, Red River A member of the Yakima tribe in Washington state, Chief Yowlachie (whose real name was Daniel Simmons) began his show-business career as--believe it or not--an opera singer and spent many years in that profession. In the 1920s he switched to films, and over the next 25 or so years played everything from rampaging Apache chiefs to comic-relief sidekicks...
13. Tom Dugan Tom Dugan Actor, To Be or Not to Be Prolific Irish character actor Thomas J. Dugan was born in Dublin on New Year's Day 1889. At a young age, his family moved to Philadelphia, where Dugan attended high school. He had a good tenor voice so, after leaving school, he decided to pursue a career in show business. Before appearing on stage...
14. Robert Livingston Robert Livingston Actor, The Bold Caballero Bob Livingston's father was a newspaper editor in Quincy, Illinois. As a reporter for the Los Angeles Daily News Bob did a story on the Pasadena Playhouse, and that got him interested in acting. In his mid-20s, he was doing bit parts for Universal and Fox and went from there to romantic roles with MGM...
15. John Junkin John Junkin Actor, A Hard Day's Night An influential figure in the world of British television comedy during the 1960s and 70s, actor and comedian John Junkin wrote scripts for such shows as The Army Game, The World of Beachcomber, Queenie's Castle, plus scripts for many comedians, including Ted Ray, Jim Davidson, Bob Monkhouse and Mike Yarwood...
16. Jack Perkins Jack Perkins Actor, What's Up, Doc?
17. Damiano Damiani Damiano Damiani Writer, Confessions of a Police Captain
18. Hal Douglas Hal Douglas Actor, The Holiday Voiceover artist par excellence Hal Douglas was born Harold Cone on September 1, 1924 in Stamford, Connecticut. The son of Samuel and Miriam Levenson Cone, Hal and his brother Edwin were primarily raised by their grandparents Sarah and Tevya Levenson after their mother died when Hal was only nine. (Their...
19. Waldo Salt Waldo Salt Writer, Midnight Cowboy Waldo Salt was one of the many people blacklisted in Hollywood during the Red Scare, but unlike others, Salt recovered triumphantly. He wrote his first scripts in the late 1930s (MGM contract writer, 1936-42) and also served as a civilian consultant to the Office of War Information from 1942- 1945 before being blacklisted in 1951 after refusing to testify before HUAC...
20. Bill Cable Bill Cable Actor, Basic Instinct
21. Rex Hamilton Rex Hamilton Actor, Police Squad!
22. Neil North Neil North Actor, Billy Elliot
23. Andrey Panin Andrey Panin Actor, Svolochi Panin was rocketed to fame by the hit television detective show "Kamenskaya." In 2000, he had lead roles in both Valery Akhadov's "Don't Offend the Women" and Pavel Lugin's "Wedding," as well as Alexander Atanesyan's action thriller "24 Hours." He won the best actor prize at the Golden Ram film festival...
24. George Tyne George Tyne Actor, A Walk in the Sun
25. Paula Winslowe Paula Winslowe Actress, The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
26. Richard H. Cutting Richard H. Cutting Actor, Magnificent Obsession In the 1950s Richard Cutting derived fame as "Manners," a tiny butler in a Bowler derby hat in a series of commercials for Kleenex Napkins. By trick photography he appeared to be about only inches in height and would manifest under a dinner table in a traditional butler's cutaway. A paper napkin was always slipping off the lap of a diner...
27. Bryan Southcombe Bryan Southcombe Actor, The Man with Two Heads
28. Pierre Tornade Pierre Tornade Actor, The Twelve Tasks of Asterix Pierre Tornade began his film career playing his first role in The Gangsters. He then had supporting roles in many famous French films like The Troops in New York and The Restaurant, both featuring Louis de Funès, I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything directed by Pierre Richard and also featuring him, and Now Where Did the Seventh Company Get to?. Pierre Tornade is mostly well known for voicing several characters in many animated films and series...
29. Kay Callard Kay Callard Actress, Knight Errant Limited
30. Monika Gabriel Monika Gabriel Actress, Berlin um die Ecke
31. Ferdinand Fairfax Ferdinand Fairfax Director, Nate and Hayes
32. Linda Gray Linda Gray Actress, Up the Front
33. Lalo Rios Lalo Rios Actor, Touch of Evil
34. Anna Duncan Anna Duncan Actress, Dinner at Eight
35. Howard Jackson Howard Jackson Actor, Full Contact
36. Jeanne De Funès Jeanne De Funès Writer, Louis De Funès, la comédie humaine
37. John Box John Box Production Designer, Lawrence of Arabia
38. Jean Colin Jean Colin Actress, Last Holiday
39. Patricia Lawrence Patricia Lawrence Actress, A Room with a View
40. Edward Sedgwick Edward Sedgwick Director, The Cameraman
41. Rose Wood Rose Wood Actress, Sylvia on a Spree
42. Ferris Taylor Ferris Taylor Actor, Ridin' on a Rainbow
43. Tullio Pinelli Tullio Pinelli Writer, La Dolce Vita
44. Konrad Wolf Konrad Wolf Director, Goya - oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis He was the son of the German dramatist Friedrich Wolf. He left Germany with his family for the USSR and came back to Germany as a nineteen year old Lieutenant in the Russian Army in 1945. Was a short time commander of the town Bernau near Berlin in Spring 1945. _Ich war 19 (1968)_ is an autobiographical movie about this time.
45. Henri Decaë Henri Decaë Cinematographer, The 400 Blows Although Henri Decaë gained fame as a cinematographer, he actually entered the film industry as an editor and soundman. Serving as a cameraman in the French army during WW II, upon his release he began making documentaries and directing and photographing industrial and commercial films, then in 1947 made his first feature...
46. Bobby Hollander Bobby Hollander Director, Personal Touch III
47. Fortunato Arena Fortunato Arena Actor, Trinity Is STILL My Name!
48. Alberto Rabagliati Alberto Rabagliati Actor, The Barefoot Contessa
49. Rico Lopez Rico Lopez Actor, The Man Who Loved Women
50. Willy Switkes Willy Switkes Actor, Tootsie
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