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1. Betty Hutton Betty Hutton Actress, Annie Get Your Gun Betty Hutton was born Elizabeth June Thornburg on February 26, 1921, in Battle Creek, Michigan. Two years later Betty's father decided that the family way of life wasn't for him, so he left (he committed suicide 16 years later). Having to fend for themselves, Mrs. Thornburg moved the family to Detroit to find work in the numerous auto factories there...
2. Merlin Olsen Merlin Olsen Actor, Mitchell
3. F.W. Murnau F.W. Murnau Director, Nosferatu Director. First was assistant to Max Reinhardt. Began making movies in Germany in 1919. Went to the USA in 1926.
4. Richard Brooks Richard Brooks Writer, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Richard Brooks was an Academy Award-winning film writer who also earned six Oscar nominations and achieved success as a film director and producer. He was born Ruben Sax on May 18, 1912, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His parents were Russian-Jewish immigrants. He graduated from West Philadephia HS...
5. Vince Edwards Vince Edwards Actor, The Killing Vince Edwards aspired to the arts and theater at an early age. He also found time to become a swimming champion in New York State, and he won scholarship to the Ohio State University. He was on its national championship swimming team, but a budding stint in the Summer Olympic Gamnes was cut short by an appendectomy...
6. Esperanza Baur Esperanza Baur Actress, Jalisco nunca pierde
7. Victor Kilian Victor Kilian Actor, The Ox-Bow Incident American character actor of gruff demeanor who played in dozens of films through the Thirties and Forties. A native of New Jersey, he was a wagon driver for his father's laundry business before joining a vaudeville company. He played in stock and touring companies, then was cast in the Walter Huston production of 'Desire Under the Elms' on Broadway...
8. William Challee William Challee Actor, Five Easy Pieces
9. Erle Stanley Gardner Erle Stanley Gardner Writer, Perry Mason Erle Stanley Gardner, the prolific pulp fiction writer best known for creating the fictional lawyer Perry Mason; Della Street, Mason's secretary; private detective Paul Drake, Mason's favorite investigator; and Hamilton Burger, the district attorney with the worst won-lost record in the history of fictional jurisprudence...
10. Laslo Benedek Laslo Benedek Director, The Wild One Laslo Benedek was brought to Hollywood from Hungary--where he had been a writer, editor and photographer--by MGM, and his first few films were undistinguished programmers. His third, however, was quite a bit better: Death of a Salesman, the screen version of Arthur Miller's classic play. Although trashed by critics at the time for...
11. Faith Brook Faith Brook Actress, To Sir, with Love
12. Joe Gladwin Joe Gladwin Actor, No Hard Feelings
13. Kelly Troup Kelly Troup Costume Designer, Cutting Class
14. Richard Collier Richard Collier Actor, Blazing Saddles
15. Myfanwy Talog Myfanwy Talog Actress, Girls Night Out
16. Stefan Schnabel Stefan Schnabel Actor, Guiding Light
17. John Wyndham John Wyndham Writer, Village of the Damned John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris was born in 1903. After trying many jobs including farming and law, he started writing short stories for publication in 1925. He did well in America in the 1930s, writing under various pen names and graduated to churning out the staple written diet of every red blooded American male - the detective story...
18. Pierre Renoir Pierre Renoir Actor, Children of Paradise
19. Kip Gowans Kip Gowans Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Sleuth
20. Lili Valenty Lili Valenty Actress, Wild Is the Wind The multi-faceted Polish-born performer Lili Valenty appeared in a dozen or so Broadway plays in the 30s, 40s and 50s, then went on to enliven a number of routine on-camera projects in her twilight years. Born at the turn of the century, she received her start on the German stage where she became a star...
21. Ian Turpie Ian Turpie Actor, Welcome to Swift and Shift
22. Ed Crowley Ed Crowley Actor, Network
23. Charles G. Martin Charles G. Martin Actor, Racing Fever
24. Lindsay Shonteff Lindsay Shonteff Director, Devil Doll
25. Joyce Vanderveen Joyce Vanderveen Actress, The Ten Commandments
26. Ysabel MacCloskey Ysabel MacCloskey Actress, Yours, Mine and Ours
27. Olaf Hytten Olaf Hytten Actor, The Good Earth
28. Richard Kinon Richard Kinon Director, The Joker Is Mild/Take My Granddaughter, Please/First Time Out
29. Yûnosuke Itô Yûnosuke Itô Actor, Ikiru
30. Margarita Fischer Margarita Fischer Actress, Uncle Tom's Cabin
31. Christianna Brand Christianna Brand Writer, Nanny McPhee
32. Fredric Brown Fredric Brown Writer, Arena Attended University of Cincinatti, Hanover College, Indiana, but didn't obtain a degree. Worked in an office 1924-36, when he left to become writer, proofreader for the "Milwaukee Journal". Also started writing at this time, selling the first of over 300 short stories. Active in both science-fiction and mystery fields...
33. Joseph Julian Joseph Julian Actor, As the World Turns
34. Hanns Lothar Hanns Lothar Actor, One, Two, Three
35. Frances Feist Frances Feist Actress, Carnival of Souls
36. Judd Holdren Judd Holdren Actor, Zombies of the Stratosphere In the role of Commando Cody, Judd Holdren patrolled America's threatened skies after actors Tristram Coffin and George Wallace hung up their flying suits. (Coffin was Rocket Man in "King of the Rocket Man" and Wallace was Commando Cody in "Radar Men from the Moon.") Holdren played the airborne hero in "Zombies of the Stratosphere" and also in "Commando Cody...
37. Jack Entratter Jack Entratter Actor, Pepe
38. Joseph Forte Joseph Forte Actor, Reefer Madness
39. Irene Ware Irene Ware Actress, The Raven
40. Geraldine Farrar Geraldine Farrar Actress, Carmen Famed singer and author Geraldine Farrar was educated in public schools and then became a music student of Mrs. J.H. Long, Trabadello, Emma Thursby, Lilli Lehman and Graziani. Her 1901 debut was at the Royal Opera House in Berlin, in the role of Marguerite in "Faust". From 1906 to 1922 she was a member of the Metropolitan Opera in New York...
41. Akemi Negishi Akemi Negishi Actress, Red Beard Akemi Negishi might never have become an actress but for Josef von Sternberg. The legendary director was in Japan looking for a woman to play the seductress who leads a bunch of soldiers astray in his upcoming (and as it turned out, last) movie _Anatahan (1954)_. But Sternberg spotted Negishi one night...
42. Nina Wilcox Putnam Nina Wilcox Putnam Writer, The Mummy Starting out as the breadwinner for her family, Nina Wilcox Putnam made many sacrifices to succeed. Although she is most known today by her connection to the 1932 classic, "The Mummy", throughout her long life Nina had many claims to fame. In her early career as an accountant she is attached to the origins of the 1040 tax form...
43. Erica Andrews Erica Andrews Self, Trantasia
44. Nick Borgani Nick Borgani Actor, Death Scene
45. Philo T. Farnsworth Philo T. Farnsworth Self, Episode dated 3 July 1957 Farnsworth and his team produced the first all-electronic TV picture on 7 September, 1927. At 14, while plowing on the family farm, he was inspired by looking at the harrow lines in the field he had just completed. From there, the concept developed of magnetically deflecting electrons in rows across a screen to create an image...
46. Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair Thikkurisi Sukumaran Nair Actor, Kodiyettam
47. Dale Tarter Dale Tarter Miscellaneous Crew, The Dreamer of Oz
48. Mikhail Kaufman Mikhail Kaufman Cinematographer, Man with a Movie Camera
49. Gladys Baker Gladys Baker Self, The Legend of Marilyn Monroe
50. Heinrich Mann Heinrich Mann Writer, The Blue Angel Heinrich Mann, German novelist and the elder brother of Nobel-Prize winner Thomas Mann, is most famous in the English-speaking world for his novel "Professor Unrat" that was turned into the successful 1930 movie "Der Blaue Engel" ("The Blue Angel"). Mann once enjoyed a considerable reputation in German literary circles...
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