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1. Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick Director, A Clockwork Orange Stanley Kubrick was born in New York, and was considered intelligent despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would produce better academic performance, Kubrick's father Jack (a physician) sent him in 1940 to Pasadena, California, to stay with his uncle Martin Perveler. Returning to the Bronx in 1941 for his last year of grammar school...
2. Divine Divine Actor, Pink Flamingos 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 Portland, Oregon, 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. Robert Bray Robert Bray Actor, Bus Stop 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...
6. Sybil Williams Sybil Williams Actress, Women of Dolwyn
7. Debra Hill Debra Hill Producer, Halloween
8. Andy Sidaris Andy Sidaris Director, NFL Monday Night Football
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. Damiano Damiani Damiano Damiani Writer, Confessions of a Police Captain
12. George Tyne George Tyne Director, Mulcahy's War
13. 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...
14. Robert Livingston Robert Livingston Actor, The Vigilantes Are Coming 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. Jack Perkins Jack Perkins Actor, What's Up, Doc?
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. Bryan Southcombe Bryan Southcombe Actor, The Man with Two Heads
19. Rex Hamilton Rex Hamilton Actor, A Substantial Gift (The Broken Promise)
20. Bobby Hollander Bobby Hollander Director, Future Voyeur
21. Bill Cable Bill Cable Actor, Basic Instinct
22. Paula Winslowe Paula Winslowe Actress, The Case of the Drowning Duck
23. Jimmy Boyd Jimmy Boyd Actor, Inherit the Wind
24. Tom Dugan Tom Dugan Actor, To Be or Not to Be
25. Daniel Trent Daniel Trent Actor, My Blue Heaven
26. 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...
27. Guy Prescott Guy Prescott Actor, Shotgun
28. Ferdinand Fairfax Ferdinand Fairfax Director, Nate and Hayes
29. Patricia Lawrence Patricia Lawrence Actress, A Room with a View
30. 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...
31. Andrey Panin Andrey Panin Actor, Bastards 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...
32. Dore Davidson Dore Davidson Actor, Welcome Stranger
33. 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...
34. Estelle Etterre Estelle Etterre Actress, County Hospital
35. Pierre Tornade Pierre Tornade Actor, The Twelve Tasks of Asterix
36. Jeanne De Funès Jeanne De Funès Writer, Louis De Funès, la comédie humaine
37. Sharyn Leavitt Sharyn Leavitt Actress, Sordid Lives
38. Matt Crowley Matt Crowley Actor, The Edge of Night
39. 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.
40. John Box John Box Production Designer, Lawrence of Arabia
41. Elizabeth Owens Elizabeth Owens Actress, Mr. Deeds Elizabeth Owens was born Irma Schneider in Brooklyn, NY. Her parents were Sophie Yadlovker/Jadlovkier Schneider, an immigrant from Vilna, Lithuania, and Benjamin J. Schneider, an immigrant from Vienna, Austria. At age 16, Irma Schneider became an emancipated minor, moving to Manhattan to attend acting school at the Neighborhood Playhouse...
42. Wally Vernon Wally Vernon Actor, Alexander's Ragtime Band Both a great dancer and a hilarious comedian, in show business since the age of three, Wally Vernon could have had a more significant screen career than he had. Not in terms of quantity since he appeared in no fewer than ninety-five movies or TV episodes but in terms of quality. Indeed besides Henry King and his delightful Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)...
43. Tullio Pinelli Tullio Pinelli Writer, La Dolce Vita
44. Guido Celano Guido Celano Actor, L'Immortelle
45. Paul Rotha Paul Rotha Director, No Resting Place
46. Ravi Ravi Composer, Waqt
47. Willis Hall Willis Hall Writer, Billy Liar
48. Monika Gabriel Monika Gabriel Actress, Berlin um die Ecke
49. Sándor Szakácsi Sándor Szakácsi Actor, Hatásvadászok He received his diploma at 1974. in the Szinhaz-es Filmmuveszeti Foiskola, in Varkonyi Zoltan's class. Worked at the Szolnoki Szigligeti Theater till 1975, at the Vigszinhaz (Comedy Theater) in Budapest, till 1987 and at the Jozsef Attila Theater in Budapest till 1989. He worked as freelancer actor from 1989...
50. S. Lee Pogostin S. Lee Pogostin Writer, High Road to China
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