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1. Elizabeth Taylor Elizabeth Taylor Actress, Giant Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was considered one of the last, if not the last major star, to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system. She was known internationally for her beauty, especially for her violet eyes, with which she captured audiences early on in her youth and kept the world hooked on with since...
2. Peter Lorre Peter Lorre Actor, Casablanca As a youth Peter Lorre ran away from home, worked as a bank clerk and, after stage training in Vienna, made his acting debut in Zurich. He remained unknown, traveling for several years and acting in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, until Fritz Lang cast him as the psychopathic child killer in M...
3. Giulietta Masina Giulietta Masina Actress, Nights of Cabiria Born in San Giorgio di Piano, Giulietta Masina spent part of her teenage years living with a widowed aunt in Rome, where she cultivated a passion for the theater and studied for a degree in Philosophy. She began her career on the radio with the program "Terzoglio" (1942), about the adventures of newlyweds Cico and Pallina from scripts written by Federico Fellini...
4. Paula Trueman Paula Trueman Actress, All My Children The delightful twinkle in her eye and that elderly mischievous look coming from the tiniest of frames were unmistakable traits in 70s and 80s lightweight films. One of a slew of popular elderly ladies getting their "fifteen minutes" at the time, character actress Paula Trueman was born around the turn of the century on April 25...
5. Jeremy Applegate Jeremy Applegate Actor, Heathers Jeremy was born on August 29, 1965 as Paul Boyce. He was named by his sisters after Paul McCartney of the Beatles fame. He changed his name to Jeremy Applegate in 1983.
6. René Enríquez René Enríquez Actor, Harry and Tonto
7. Basil Dearden Basil Dearden Director, Dead of Night A former stage director, Basil Dearden entered films as an assistant to director Basil Dean (he changed his name from Dear to avoid being confused with Dean). Dearden worked his way up the ladder and directed (with Will Hay) his first film in 1941; two years later he directed his first film on his own...
8. Ken Maynard Ken Maynard Actor, Mystery Mountain Image is everything in Hollywood. Few stars were ever as disliked within the business but held in such high regard by fans as Ken Maynard. To never have met Maynard was reportedly a blessing. And despite his innumerable personality shortcomings, no other western star of the period had so many opportunities thrown his way...
9. Sully Boyar Sully Boyar Actor, Dog Day Afternoon
10. Dave Brockie Dave Brockie Actor, Empire Records
11. Keith Richards Keith Richards Actor, The Ten Commandments
12. Mae Murray Mae Murray Actress, The Merry Widow Dubbed "The Girl with the Bee Stung Lips", silent screen actress Mae Murray began her career on stage partnered with ballroom dancing extraordinaire Vernon Castle in the 1906 Broadway show "About Town." Born the daughter of émigrés, she began studying dance at a young age. Two years later she joined the "Ziegfeld Follies" chorus line and moved up to headliner status by 1915...
13. Enzo Barboni Enzo Barboni Director, They Call Me Trinity
14. David Kossoff David Kossoff Actor, Indiscreet
15. Boris Dvornik Boris Dvornik Actor, Traces of a Black Haired Girl Boris Dvornik was born to the family of a carpenter. His acting experience started at the age of 8 when he took parts in plays for children. In his high school days he was learning to be electrician, but soon decided to pursue full-time acting career instead. After finishing National Acting School in Novi Sad he enrolled in Drama Academy in Zagreb...
16. Laurien Dominique Laurien Dominique Actress, The Ecstasy Girls
17. David Early David Early Actor, The Silence of the Lambs
18. Dayton Lummis Dayton Lummis Actor, Elmer Gantry
19. Ralph Brooks Ralph Brooks Actor, Wally's Pug Nose
20. Eloy de la Iglesia Eloy de la Iglesia Director, The Cannibal Man Spanish movies director. He studied cinema in Paris at the IDHEC. He began working in cinema in 1966, though he became famous in the years of the spanish transition to the democracy with provoking films. Drugs, delinquence, terrorism and generational problems are the common subjects in his films.
21. Don Hartman Don Hartman Writer, Road to Zanzibar Producer, director, writer, author, actor and songwriter, educated in public schools. He was an actor, playwright and stage manager with the Dallas Little Theatre, and played Andy Hardy in the Broadway play "Skidding". Coming to Hollywood in 1933, he wrote screenplays and songs for several films (see credits) and eventually became an executive producer for Paramount...
22. Richard Sylbert Richard Sylbert Production Designer, Chinatown
23. Philip Bourneuf Philip Bourneuf Actor, The Molly Maguires Tall American character actor with distinctively dark eyebrows and graying hair. The son of an engineer, he was a respected performer on Broadway for thirty years, beginning in 1934. He had a reputation for being a consummate professional and a great storyteller. Despite his military bearing and aristocratic manner...
24. Del Lord Del Lord Director, A Plumbing We Will Go
25. Courtney Brown Courtney Brown Miscellaneous Crew, Jaws: The Revenge
26. Duncan Macrae Duncan Macrae Actor, The Little Kidnappers
27. Chano Urueta Chano Urueta Director, The Magnificent Beast
28. Eddy Chandler Eddy Chandler Actor, The Desert Trail Character actor who made his film debut on the East Coast in October 1911. After serving in WWI, Chandler continued with his film and stage career becoming one of the most prolific (if more often than not uncredited) bit actors in the industry. Also appeared in vaudeville as a comedian and singer; when his act completed its run in Los Angeles...
29. Desmond T. Doss Desmond T. Doss Self, The Conscientious Objector
30. Virginia Paris Virginia Paris Actress, Santa Barbara
31. Reg Lye Reg Lye Actor, The Killing of Angel Street
32. Jerry Lester Jerry Lester Self, Episode dated 30 January 1951
33. Chase Tatum Chase Tatum Actor, Who's Your Caddy?
34. Margit Manstad Margit Manstad Actress, En stilla flirt
35. Mona Maris Mona Maris Actress, White Heat Sultry, sleepy-eyed Argentine brunette Mona Maris was born Rosa Emma Mona Maria Marta Capdevielle, of Spanish-French parentage. Her well-to-do background ensured a quality education with an emphasis on foreign languages. Mona mastered three of them, but, alas, English was not among them. This mattered little early on...
36. Joe Weider Joe Weider Self, Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron'
37. Hideyo Amamoto Hideyo Amamoto Actor, Yojimbo One of Japan's most distinctive character actors, Eisei Amamoto is one of their cinema's few personalities who is easily recognizable to Western movie buffs. Tall (six feet) and skeletal of build, bony-faced and wild-haired (when not ensconced in a vast silver wig), Amamoto's persona inspired Woody Allen to dub him with an imitation Peter Lorre voice in What's Up Tiger Lily...
38. K.C. Ligon K.C. Ligon Actress, The Paper Chase Born into a theatrical family (her mother was actress and dialect coach Nora Dunfee and her father was veteran Broadway and film actor David Clarke), she made her Broadway debut in "Under Milk Wood" at the age of eight, and subsequently appeared with her parents in the National Tour of "The Visit" with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne...
39. Linn Phillips III Linn Phillips III Actor, American Graffiti Born in 1947, Linn Phillips joined the band Flash Cadillac in 1969 as the guitarist. In Flash Cadillac, he was able to have roles in the films American Graffiti and _Apocolypse Now (1979)_. In 1993, after a show with Flash Cadillac, Linn Phillips had a masssive heart attack. Two days later, after unsuccesful surgery, he died.
40. Vernon Cansino Vernon Cansino Actor, Madonna of the Desert
41. Bill Alton Bill Alton Actor, Darrow Bill Alton was one of the founding members of Chicago's Second City, along with Edward Asner, Alan Arkin, Joan Rivers and others. Both his wife, Dolores Alton, and his ex-wife, Zohra Lampert, were also members of the troupe. He got involved with the "Second City" while attending the University of Chicago after fighting in World War II...
42. Nan Wynn Nan Wynn Actress, Pardon My Sarong
43. Susumu Fujita Susumu Fujita Actor, The Hidden Fortress
44. Clotilde Joano Clotilde Joano Actress, Z
45. Virginia Hunter Virginia Hunter Actress, Sing a Song of Six Pants Virginia Hunter grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and studied dancing and ballet from age 8. The family moved to Los Angeles in 1940 and Virginia was under contract to MGM from 1940-1945. She then moved over to Columbia Pictures, working there until the late 1940s. She had started modeling in the late 1940s and was offered a job by the I...
46. Jack Bernardi Jack Bernardi Actor, The Sunshine Boys
47. Arthur Rankin Arthur Rankin Actor, Runaway Girls
48. Ferdinand Zecca Ferdinand Zecca Director, History of a Crime Was a cafe concert entertainer before Charles Pathe noticed him during the Universal Exhibition, where Zecca had been assigned to Pathe's stand. After a few daysPathe asked Zecca if he would like to work in cinematography. Zecca immediately accepted the offer and rapidly became Pathe's right hand man and head of production.
49. Richard Leacock Richard Leacock Director, 1 P.M.
50. Myron Selznick Myron Selznick Miscellaneous Crew, Gone with the Wind The motion picture producer Myron Selznick, who was the head of his father's Lewis J. Selznick Pictures in the early 1920s, is most famous for being the first great talent agent in Hollywood and the brother of David O. Selznick. Movie stars for which Selznick received his ten percent included Constance Bennett...
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