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1. John Cazale John Cazale Actor, The Godfather: Part II John Cazale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to an Irish-American mother, Cecilia (Holland), and an Italian-American father, John Cazale. Cazale only made five feature films in his career, all which many fans and critics alike call classics. But before his film debut, the short The American Way, he won numerous Obie Awards for his stage performances in "The Indian Wants the Bronx" and "The Line"...
2. Belinda Lee Belinda Lee Actress, It Happened in '43 Green-eyed blonde bombshell Belinda Lee was born in Devon, England to a hotel owner (Robert Esmond Lee) and florist (Stella Mary Graham) on June 15, 1935. Nicknamed Billie, she was an incredible beauty while still in her early teens, attending the Rookesbury Park Prep School at Hampshire and St. Margaret's boarding school at Devon...
3. Lynne Thigpen Lynne Thigpen Actress, Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Multi-talented actress Lynne Thigpen was born Cherlynne Thigpen in Joliet, Illinois, on December 22, 1948. She performed in community theater and university theater productions while attending the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Following graduation, she taught high-school English for a short time...
4. Samantha Lewes Samantha Lewes Actress, Mr. Success
5. Karen Steele Karen Steele Actress, Marty Karen Steele was born on March 20, 1931, in Honolulu, Hawaii. A former cover girl and model, she was one of the most strikingly beautiful actresses to ever work in film and television. She went to the University of Hawaii and to Rollins College in Florida before gracing our film screens with her first film in 1952...
6. Maurice Evans Maurice Evans Actor, Planet of the Apes A grand, robust, highly theatrical British classical actor, Maurice Evans was the son of a justice of the peace who enjoyed amateur playwriting on the side. In fact, his father adapted several adaptations of Thomas Hardy's novels and Evans would often appear in them. Early interest also came in London choirs as a boy tenor...
7. Morton Downey Jr. Morton Downey Jr. Actor, Predator 2 However, it would not be until the late 1980's when Morton Downey, Jr. truly became a household name. "The Morton Downey, Jr. Show" was launched in syndication in 1987, carried by many independent television stations. The show generated such controversy that many stations aired numerous disclaimers before and after the show...
8. Anne Frank Anne Frank Writer, The Diary of Anne Frank Analiese Marie Frank was born on June, 1929, in Germany to Edith and Otto Frank and was the sister of Margot Frank. Around the time she was 4 years old, Adolf Hitler took power in Germany, forcing Otto to make the decision to move the family to Holland. Anne had a very happy childhood in Holland...
9. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett Writer, Hogfather
10. Juanin Clay Juanin Clay Actress, WarGames
11. Arnold Ridley Arnold Ridley Actor, Dad's Army Having sustained injuries during World War I , the young Arnold Ridley was forced to give up a budding acting career and turn to writing. He hit the jackpot with 'The Ghost Train' which was a great West End success and has been filmed several times. This was followed by a number of other plays during the 1920s and 1930s...
12. Estelita Rodriguez Estelita Rodriguez Actress, Rio Bravo
13. Med Flory Med Flory Actor, The Nutty Professor
14. Josephine Hull Josephine Hull Actress, Arsenic and Old Lace Josephine Sherwood changed her name after marrying stage actor Shelly Hull in 1910. She studied drama at Radcliffe College -- much to the dismay of her parents -- and first worked on the stage in a stock company in Boston. Her husband died in 1919, aged 35, of Spanish influenza. Josephine left the...
15. Hugh Herbert Hugh Herbert Actor, The Great Waltz Former stage actor and playwright - he wrote over 150 plays and vaudeville sketches - Hugh Herbert went in the early 30s to Hollywood as comedian. In the 30s he worked mostly for Warner, impersonating often eccentric millionaires, tycoons and dimwitted professors, in a few movies he collaborated on the screenplays, e.g. on "Hit Parade of 1941".
16. Robert Ludlum Robert Ludlum Writer, The Bourne Ultimatum
17. Sir Lancelot Sir Lancelot Actor, I Walked with a Zombie He was born Lancelot Victor Edward Pinard, to well-to-do Anglophile parents in Trinidad. Oddly though, it wasn't until schooling took him to New York City in 1940 that he discovered a love of calypso music. In a profession where successful artists commonly took names like King Radio or Lord Invader...
18. Roy Glenn Roy Glenn Actor, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
19. Richard Coogan Richard Coogan Actor, The Californians
20. Vera Chytilová Vera Chytilová Director, Daisies Vera Chytilová was born on February 2, 1929, in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic). She studied philosophy and architecture in Brno for two years, then worked as a technical draftsman, a designer, a fashion model, a photo re-toucher, then worked as a clapper girl for Barrandov Film Studios in Prague. There she continued as a writer, actress, and assistant director...
21. Matt Landers Matt Landers Actor, Die Hard Matt Landers, a graduate of Notre Dame High School, worked his first professional season as an actor at the Surflight Summer Theater in Beach Haven, New Jersey, in 1969. He studied at the Boston Conservatory of Music and appeared as Jesus in "Godspell" in his first Equity performance at the Wilbur Theater in Boston...
22. Lauretta Feldman Lauretta Feldman Self, Augenblick mal... Wer ist Marty Feldman?
23. Richard Levinson Richard Levinson Writer, Murder, She Wrote
24. Henry Lee Lucas Henry Lee Lucas Self, Murder by Numbers An unwanted child born to a destitute family in Blacksburg, Virginia, Henry Lee Lucas' mother, 41-year-old Viola, turned tricks in their dirt floor cabin in front of the family. She hated her new son from the time he was born and continually abused him. Her husband Anderson, who had lost his legs in a railroad accident...
25. Philip Merivale Philip Merivale Actor, The Stranger
26. George Eldredge George Eldredge Actor, The Corpse Vanishes
27. Barbara Morrison Barbara Morrison Actress, Papillon
28. James Sheldon James Sheldon Director, The Millionaire
29. Steno Steno Writer, An American in Rome
30. Andrew Martin Andrew Martin Actor, WWE Raw
31. Lyda Roberti Lyda Roberti Actress, The Kid from Spain Lyda's father was German clown Roberti, her mother a Polish trick rider. As a child performer, she toured Europe and Asia with the Circus in which she was born, leaving it (and her reportedly abusive father) in Shanghai, China. In this truly international city, Lyda became a child cafe entertainer and learned the fractured English that became her trademark...
32. Charlie Parker Charlie Parker Soundtrack, Se7en Charles Christopher Parker Jr. was born on August 29, 1920, in a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, to Charles Parker Sr. and his 18-year-old wife Addie. His father ran out on the family when Charlie was just a little boy. When he was 11 his mother bought him an alto saxophone for his birthday. By the time he was 15 Charlie was working as a musician in the flourishing Kansas City jazz scene...
33. Cristie Schoen Codd Cristie Schoen Codd Miscellaneous Crew, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Born in Madrid, Spain to two hard-working military parents, William and Elizabeth Schoen. Her family has lived in New Orleans, La since the 1800s. Graduated from LSU with a double major in German and Performing Arts. Studied at The Atlantic Theatre Company in New York, and has performed in many different stage plays. Has a huge respect for method actors...
34. Karel Kachyna Karel Kachyna Director, Ucho
35. Mona McKinnon Mona McKinnon Actress, Plan 9 from Outer Space
36. Mija Aleksic Mija Aleksic Actor, Vaga za tacno merenje One of the most busy, talented and famous Serbian actors. After studying law, Mija Aleksic turned to acting, becoming a member of the Yugoslav Drama Theatre and the Yugoslav Drama Theatre in Belgrade. As of the 1950s, Aleksic added movies and - later on television - to his numerous activities.. At ease in drama, Mija Aleksic is best remembered for his talent in the register of comedy.
37. Vilma Ebsen Vilma Ebsen Actress, Broadway Melody of 1936
38. David Burns David Burns Actor, Let's Make Love
39. Howard Fast Howard Fast Writer, Spartacus
40. Christopher Jackson Christopher Jackson Actor, National Lampoon's Vacation
41. Arnold Drake Arnold Drake Writer, Guardians of the Galaxy
42. DeWitt Bodeen DeWitt Bodeen Writer, Cat People Bodeen started out as a stage actor and playwright. In his latter capacity, he enjoyed a moderate amount of success with "Escape to Autumn" and "Thing of Beauty", before finding work as a reader in Hollywood. One of Bodeen's plays, "Embers at Haworth" (about the Bronte sisters), came to the attention of Val Lewton...
43. Kun Li Kun Li Actor, The Big Boss
44. Joe Bassett Joe Bassett Actor, Tall Man Riding
45. Anne G. Sterling Anne G. Sterling Actress, The Yiddish King Lear Anne G. Sterling (married name, Anne G. Bergman) was a Polish born actress and dancer, who performed in Europe and the United States. She acted in Yiddish movies and stage shows, and later in motion pictures in Hollywood, California. Noted for her strikingly beautiful looks, former heavyweight boxing contender Herman Weiner dubbed her...
46. Phyllis Stanley Phyllis Stanley Actress, They Met in the Dark
47. Jozef Kroner Jozef Kroner Actor, The Shop on Main Street Slovak movie, theater and TV actor. He is also a passionate fisherman and author of books Actor on the Fishing Rod, Actor Not only on a Fishing Rod, With a Camera And a Fishing Rod and several others. He was born on March 20, 1924 in the village Staskov of central Slovakia. He never studied acting at an academy and his career started spontaneously in various volunteer theater groups...
48. Carmine Gallone Carmine Gallone Director, Don Camillo monsignore... ma non troppo
49. William Ruhl William Ruhl Actor, Scouts to the Rescue
50. William E. Greene William E. Greene Actor, Father of the Bride
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