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1. Ron Silver Ron Silver Actor, Ali
2. Ann Sothern Ann Sothern Actress, A Letter to Three Wives Ann Sothern, born Harriet Lake on January 22,1909 in Valley City, North Dakota, and her film career started as an extra-bit part in the film Broadway Nights in 1927. She would work as an extra for the next six years. It barely paid the bills. Finally, Ann got her break with Columbia Pictures when they signed her to a contract in 1934...
3. H.P. Lovecraft H.P. Lovecraft Writer, Re-Animator Born in Providence, Lovecraft was a sickly child whose parents died insane. When he was 16, he wrote the astronomy column in the Providence Tribune. Between 1908 and 1923, he wrote short stories for Weird Tales magazine, among others. He died in Providence, in poverty, on March 15, 1937. His most famous novel is considered to be "At the Mountains of Madness," about an expedition to the South Pole...
4. David Brenner David Brenner Self, The Aristocrats
5. Nate Dogg Nate Dogg Soundtrack, The Transporter
6. Stuart Rosenberg Stuart Rosenberg Director, Cool Hand Luke
7. Thora Hird Thora Hird Actress, Lost for Words In a career than spanned eight decades, Thora Hird was widely-regarded as one of Britain's finest character actresses. She made over 100 films as well as starring in a host of TV comedies and, as a straight actress, excelled in the works of playwright Alan Bennett. Even in her 90s, she was working almost daily...
8. Tom Harmon Tom Harmon Actor, Harmon of Michigan Tom Harmon was a legendary college football player who became a sportscaster and sired TV superstar Mark Harmon (who also played college football at UCLA). Harmon starred for the University of Michigan, being voted All-American his junior and senior years and winning the Heisman Trophy in 1940 as a senior...
9. Gail Davis Gail Davis Actress, Annie and the Chinese Puzzle
10. Charles Harrelson Charles Harrelson Self, The Cover-Up
11. René Clair René Clair Writer, Beauties of the Night
12. Joe Gray Joe Gray Actor, Flesh and Fury
13. George Sherman George Sherman Director, Big Jake American second feature director who arrived in California aboard the SS Mongolia (bound from New York) on which he served as a bellboy. Sherman began his career in the movie business in the mail room at Warner Brothers before working his way up to assistant director. By 1937, he had graduated to directing in his own right under contract with Republic...
14. Don Durant Don Durant Actor, She Gods of Shark Reef The "fastest gun in all the West" and the poster boy for "tall, dark and handsome:, Don Durant was best known for his title role in the CBS western series Johnny Ringo. Born Donald Allison Durae on November 20, 1932, in Long Beach, California, he spent some of his youth in Riverside as well as on a large cattle ranch in Elko...
15. Daisy Earles Daisy Earles Actress, Freaks Daisy Earles came to the U.S. from Germany in the early 1920s, joining her brother and sister Harry Earles and Gracie Doll. The three of them, soon joined by sister Tiny Doll, made a handful of appearances in films before retiring from the film business in 1930 in favor of working for the Ringling Brothers Circus...
16. Paul Cavanagh Paul Cavanagh Actor, The Woman in Green Cambridge-educated Paul Cavanagh appeared in pictures as the epitome of the debonair, well-dressed Englishman. The former barrister and Royal Canadian Mountie turned to acting in 1924 and had a starring role on Broadway in 'Scotland Yard' (1929). His film career began in 1928 and lasted just over three decades...
17. Alice Backes Alice Backes Actress, I Want to Live!
18. Aristotle Onassis Aristotle Onassis Uncategorised Aristole Onassis was an ethnic Greek born in Smyrna in the Ottoman Empire in what is now Turkey, who became a billionaire shipping tycoon when the number of billionaires could be counted on one hand. He is known to history as the second husband of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. He was the son of Socrates Onassis...
19. Clarissa Dickson-Wright Clarissa Dickson-Wright Self, Clarissa & the King's Cookbook Clarissa Dickson Wright is an English celebrity chef, television personality, businesswoman and a former barrister. She is best known as one half, along with Jennifer Paterson, of the incredibly popular television series, Two Fat Ladies. Having trained as a lawyer, Dickson Wright is the youngest woman ever to be called to the Bar...
20. Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. Writer, Today No one in the broadcast television industry -- in the U.S. or abroad -- will doubt for an instant that Sylvester (Pat) Weaver has been its foremost creative force. From commercial television's nascent days at the end of the 1940s, Weaver virtually pioneered the very concepts of morning TV and late-night TV...
21. George Alexander George Alexander Actor, Masks and Faces
22. Miles Malleson Miles Malleson Actor, The Thief of Bagdad Actor, playwright and screenwriter Miles Malleson's list of credits reads like a history of British cinema in the first half of the 20th century. Born in Croydon in Surrey, he attended Brighton College in Sussex before studying at Cambridge University with the intention of becoming a schoolmaster. However...
23. H.W. Gim H.W. Gim Actor, True Grit
24. Dorothy Vaughan Dorothy Vaughan Actress, The Bishop's Wife If Dorothy Vaughan appeared in 143 movies or episodes of TV series, it was certainly not by accident. Actually the reason why this lively stout lady was in such demand is that she was the spitting image of the woman next door, of the hospital nurse who took care of your son after he broke his arm falling off his bike, of the midwife who helped your wife to give birth to that wonderful baby boy ...
25. Douglas Simmonds Douglas Simmonds Actor, A Hit for a Miss
26. Durward Kirby Durward Kirby Self, Episode dated 15 November 1964
27. Brendan Dillon Brendan Dillon Actor, The Island at the Top of the World
28. Henry Victor Henry Victor Actor, Freaks Actor, reared in Germany, who commuted seemingly biennially between the UK and the US to make pictures. Long a leading man in UK silents, his Germanic accent caused him to prefer, with the advent of sound, to play character roles, often as a villain of the Nazi persuasion.
29. Fred Kelly Fred Kelly Actor, Deep in My Heart
30. Shannon Larratt Shannon Larratt Actor, Clerks II
31. Philippe Lemaire Philippe Lemaire Actor, Arsène Lupin Born in 1927, orphan, Philippe Lemaire was tempted to enter the French Navy before starting a movie career in 1945. He became famous in the 50s and 60s for his roles with Jeanne Moreau or Michele Morgan under the direction of Roger Vadim, Jean-Pierre Melville or Alexandre Astruc. In March 2004, one day after his 77th birthday...
32. Jack Lawrence Jack Lawrence Soundtrack, The Shawshank Redemption
33. Larry Thor Larry Thor Actor, The Amazing Colossal Man
34. Kay Harding Kay Harding Actress, The Scarlet Claw
35. Francisco Reiguera Francisco Reiguera Actor, Simon of the Desert
36. Homer Groening Homer Groening Director, Basic Brown Basic Blue
37. Léonide Massine Léonide Massine Actor, The Red Shoes Leonide Massine, dancer and choreographer was born in Moscow in 1895 the son of a soprano & a musician from the Bolshoi Theatre chorus. He studied acting & dance from the age of 8 at Moscow's Imperial Theatre School. He was 19 when he was spotted by Diaghilev and recruited as the principal dancer in the Ballets Russes to replace the recently married Nijinsky...
38. Luis Lucia Luis Lucia Writer, Cerca de la ciudad
39. Yvonne Doughty Yvonne Doughty Actress, The Wild One
40. Wally Rose Wally Rose Stunts, The Blues Brothers
41. Michel Fortin Michel Fortin Actor, Buffet Froid
42. Jimmy Joyce Jimmy Joyce Actor, The Killers
43. Lenita Lane Lenita Lane Actress, The Bat
44. Lester Young Lester Young Soundtrack, Stardust Memories Lester Young was one of the most important saxophone players in jazz. He got a fine and soft tone with his horn, and it became very famous in the late 1930s. He played in the Count Basie orchestra and recorded with Basie his first recordings in 1936. He was a close friend of singer Billie Holiday and recorded many songs with her and Teddy Wilson for Columbia Records...
45. Ruth Capps Ruth Capps Writer, Claire
46. Carl Stockdale Carl Stockdale Actor, The Bank Stockdale, a very good friend of Mary Miles Minter's mother, Charlotte Shelby, claimed on the witness stand that he was with Mrs. Shelby when movie director William Desmond Taylor--Minter's lover--was murdered, therefore Charlotte could not have killed him. Stockdale said that he suspected Taylor's former chauffeur...
47. Pierre Drieu La Rochelle Pierre Drieu La Rochelle Writer, Oslo, August 31st
48. Silver Tip Baker Silver Tip Baker Actor, In the Days of Buffalo Bill Floyd 'Silver Tip' Baker born Floyd Michael Baker in Texas in 1886. Well-known trick rider in rodeos and wild west shows from the late 1900's. He was among the talented few that could handle a team of horses and stagecoach at full speed, became a white-haired old codger character in many westerns, first playing the role...
49. Polly Walters Polly Walters Actress, Smart Money
50. Gaio Giulio Cesare Gaio Giulio Cesare Writer, Caesar the Conqueror
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