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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, The Undefeated
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 Philadelphia 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. Philip Jenkinson Philip Jenkinson Self, Episode dated 3 January 1971
8. 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...
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. Kelly Troup Kelly Troup Costume Designer, Cutting Class
11. Richard Collier Richard Collier Actor, Blazing Saddles
12. Faith Brook Faith Brook Actress, To Sir, with Love
13. Hanns Lothar Hanns Lothar Actor, One, Two, Three
14. Joe Gladwin Joe Gladwin Actor, No Hard Feelings
15. Stefan Schnabel Stefan Schnabel Actor, Guiding Light
16. Ralph Taeger Ralph Taeger Actor, From Agnes - with Love The name may not be familiar but for one brief shining moment in the 1960s, this handsome, firm-jawed, sober-looking actor had his "15 minutes--plus" on TV and film. Ralph Taeger was born of German-speaking parents on July 30, 1936 in Richmond Hill, New York. Very shy as a youngster, he took public speaking to try and overcome his social handicap...
17. 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...
18. 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...
19. William Challee William Challee Actor, Five Easy Pieces
20. Tony Carroll Tony Carroll Actor, Masters of the Universe
21. Myfanwy Talog Myfanwy Talog Actress, Girls Night Out
22. 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...
23. Ian Turpie Ian Turpie Self, Press Your Luck
24. Pierre Renoir Pierre Renoir Actor, Children of Paradise
25. Lindsay Shonteff Lindsay Shonteff Director, Devil Doll
26. Richard Kinon Richard Kinon Director, The Joker Is Mild/Take My Granddaughter, Please/First Time Out
27. Olaf Hytten Olaf Hytten Actor, The Good Earth
28. Joanne De Bergh Joanne De Bergh Actress, Call Northside 777
29. Nick Borgani Nick Borgani Actor, Death Scene
30. Joseph Forte Joseph Forte Actor, Reefer Madness
31. Eduardo Cansino Jr. Eduardo Cansino Jr. Actor, The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd
32. Irene Ware Irene Ware Actress, The Raven One of the many "also rans" or "might-have-beens" in 1930's Hollywood was a blonde beauty queen of Swedish/Austrian ancestry, named Irene Ware. She was actually born Irene Ahlberg in Pelham, New York and first plied her trade as a stenographer before other endeavours piqued her interest. Aged eighteen...
33. Kip Gowans Kip Gowans Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Sleuth
34. Bryan Kendrick Bryan Kendrick Actor, The Sweet Smell of Disaster
35. 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...
36. Ysabel MacCloskey Ysabel MacCloskey Actress, Yours, Mine and Ours
37. Gladys Baker Gladys Baker Self, The Legend of Marilyn Monroe
38. Claude François Claude François Soundtrack, Goodfellas
39. 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 1906-22 she was a member of the Metropolitan Opera in New York...
40. Alex Dreier Alex Dreier Actor, Sweet, Sweet Rachel
41. Mikhail Kaufman Mikhail Kaufman Cinematographer, Man with a Movie Camera
42. Ed Crowley Ed Crowley Actor, Network
43. Christianna Brand Christianna Brand Writer, Nanny McPhee
44. 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...
45. John Monk Saunders John Monk Saunders Writer, Wings
46. William Wagner William Wagner Actor, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
47. David James Carroll David James Carroll Actor, The Promise of Love
48. Irvin S. Cobb Irvin S. Cobb Writer, Judge Priest Novelist and dramatist who acted in occasional US films of both silent and sound eras.
49. Joyce Vanderveen Joyce Vanderveen Actress, The Ten Commandments
50. Frances Feist Frances Feist Actress, Carnival of Souls
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