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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. Lynne Thigpen Lynne Thigpen Actress, Anger Management 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...
3. 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...
4. 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...
5. Juanin Clay Juanin Clay Actress, WarGames
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett Writer, Hogfather
9. Samantha Lewes Samantha Lewes Actress, Cahoots
10. Arnold Ridley Arnold Ridley Actor, Dad's Army Arnold Ridley's acting career began before World War I while he was a student at Bristol University when he was paid a pound a week for, in his own words, "playing bits and pieces" at the Theatre Royal in Bristol (now the Bristol Old Vic). Having been "rather badly knocked about" in World War I (he fought at the Battle of the Somme and was injured three times...
11. Roy Glenn Roy Glenn Actor, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
12. Robert Ludlum Robert Ludlum Writer, The Bourne Ultimatum
13. Josephine Hull Josephine Hull Actress, Harvey 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 stage for three years and never re-married...
14. Med Flory Med Flory Actor, The Nutty Professor
15. Cristie Schoen Cristie Schoen 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...
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. Hugh Herbert Hugh Herbert Actor, The Great Waltz Shy, stammering and widely popular US screen comedian of the 30's and 40's whose trademark gesture could be seen in all his fingers fluttering together, usually accompanied by his other trademark - that "woo-woo!" exclamation.
21. Richard Levinson Richard Levinson Writer, Murder, She Wrote
22. Estelita Rodriguez Estelita Rodriguez Actress, Rio Bravo
23. Christopher Jackson Christopher Jackson Actor, Vacation
24. 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...
25. Henry Lee Lucas Henry Lee Lucas Self, Henry Lee Lucas: The Confession Killer 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...
26. Steno Steno Writer, An American in Rome
27. Barbara Morrison Barbara Morrison Actress, Papillon
28. Karel Kachyna Karel Kachyna Director, The Ear
29. Shelby Bacon Shelby Bacon Actor, Holiday Inn
30. Lauretta Feldman Lauretta Feldman Self, Augenblick mal... Wer ist Marty Feldman?
31. Mona McKinnon Mona McKinnon Actress, Plan 9 from Outer Space
32. Howard Fast Howard Fast Writer, Spartacus
33. Andrew Martin Andrew Martin Actor, Episode dated 30 January 2007
34. Vilma Ebsen Vilma Ebsen Actress, Broadway Melody of 1936
35. 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...
36. Philip Merivale Philip Merivale Actor, The Stranger
37. George Eldredge George Eldredge Actor, The Corpse Vanishes
38. Joachim Dietmar Mues Joachim Dietmar Mues Actor, Die Bubi Scholz Story
39. Warren Farlow Warren Farlow Actor, Season's Greedings After his stint as a child actor, Warren and his twin brother Wayne A. Farlow ran track for Hollywood High School and USC. They were members of the Trojan's NCAA championship track & field team in 1961. Warren also teamed with Wayne on the USC two-mile relay team that set an American record in 1962...
40. Magda Guzmán Magda Guzmán Actress, La vida no vale nada
41. Mija Aleksic Mija Aleksic Actor, The Marathon Family 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.
42. 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...
43. Max Catto Max Catto Writer, Trapeze
44. Richard Coogan Richard Coogan Actor, Captain Video and His Video Rangers
45. George Donaldson George Donaldson Self, Celtic Thunder: Take Me Home
46. Joseph Bova Joseph Bova Actor, Serpico
47. Kun Li Kun Li Actor, The Big Boss
48. Otto Møller Jensen Otto Møller Jensen Actor, Father of Four
49. 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...
50. David Burns David Burns Actor, Let's Make Love
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