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1. Jan Sterling Jan Sterling Actress, Guiding Light One of Hollywood's more talented and watchable stars on screen was sullen, strikingly stick-thin 50s actress Jan Sterling who didn't quite reach the top echelon of stardom but certainly ensured audiences of a real good time with her sexy pout and flashy style in soaps, film noir and saucy comedy. Jan was born Jane Sterling Adriance in Manhattan in 1921 to a well-to-do family...
2. Noël Coward Noël Coward Writer, Easy Virtue Noel Coward virtually invented the concept of Englishness for the 20th century. An astounding polymath - dramatist, actor, writer, composer, lyricist, painter, and wit -- he was defined by his Englishness as much as he defined it. He was indeed the first Brit pop star, the first ambassador of "cool Britannia." Even before his 1924 drugs-and-sex scandal of The Vortex...
3. Eazy-E Eazy-E Thanks, Straight Outta Compton Eric Lynn Wright, better known by his stage name Eazy-E, was an American rapper who performed solo and as a member of the group NWA Wright is affectionately called "The Godfather Of Gangsta Rap." He was born in Compton, California. After dropping out of high school in the tenth grade, he...
4. Ian Keith Ian Keith Actor, Queen Christina Ian Keith became a well regarded fixture on the Broadway stage during the 1920s, but from 1924 through the remainder of the decade he expanded his acting into a string of silent movies as well. To begin the next decade, he appeared in the cast of Abraham Lincoln, one of the later movies of D.W. Griffith...
5. Raymond Chandler Raymond Chandler Writer, Double Indemnity An American novelist, writer of crime fiction featuring the private detective Philip Marlowe, Raymond (Thornton) Chandler was born in Chicago of an American father and an Anglo-Irish mother. He moved to England when his parents divorced. He attended Dulwich College and studied languages in France and Germany before returning to England in 1907 and becoming a naturalized British subject...
6. Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven Soundtrack, Dead Poets Society Beethoven was the child of a Flamian musician family and became a member of the electoral orchestra of Bonn in 1783. In 1787 he studied at Mozart's in Vienna and in 1792 he moved all to Vienna becoming a student of Joseph Haydn. The Vienna High Society loved him as a piano player as well as as composer...
7. Bartlett Robinson Bartlett Robinson Actor, Sleeper
8. Sam Kydd Sam Kydd Actor, Orlando
9. Tristram Coffin Tristram Coffin Actor, 26 Men Tristram Coffin was born in a Utah mining community, grew up in Salt Lake City, and started acting while in high school. He later continued acting with traveling stock companies. Having earned a degree in speech at the University of Washington, he worked as a news analyst and sportscaster until a Hollywood talent scout approached him with the idea of putting him in films...
10. Walter Abel Walter Abel Actor, Fury A familiar character face in movies and television, Walter Abel was a dedicated stage actor who had studied at the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York before moving on to a progression of stage work that culminated in his first appearance on Broadway in the original play "Forbidden" in late 1919...
11. Ronald Adam Ronald Adam Actor, The Haunting Ronald Adam was a man who combined an acting career with an extra-ordinary military career that encompassed being a victim of the Red Baron in World War One to taking his revenge as an RAF fighter controller in the Battle of Britain. Born Ronald George Hinings Adams on the last day of 1896, he was educated at University College...
12. Sarah Bernhardt Sarah Bernhardt Actress, Adrienne Lecouvreur This celebrated star of the French stage had a sporadic love-hate affair with early cinema. After her film debut in Le duel d'Hamlet she declared she detested the medium; yet she consented to appear in another film, La Tosca. Upon seeing the results, she reportedly recoiled in horror, demanding that the negative be destroyed...
13. Patricia Ellis Patricia Ellis Actress, Block-Heads Patricia Ellis called herself "the Queen of B pictures at Warner Brothers". With only three years of theatrical experience in New York under her belt, she started in films in 1932. Alongside other ladies considered to have potential (such as Ginger Rogers and Mary Carlisle), Patricia was selected as a WAMPAS (Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers) baby star...
14. Molly Dodd Molly Dodd Actress, How Awful About Allan
15. Jim Harrison Jim Harrison Writer, Legends of the Fall
16. Hans Avluv Hans Avluv Actor, Tying Up Loose Ends
17. Diane Sayer Diane Sayer Actress, The Strangler
18. J. Karen Thomas J. Karen Thomas Actress, Boulevard
19. Jan Berry Jan Berry Soundtrack, Blast from the Past Jan Berry was one half of the popular 1960s "surf music" singing duo Jan & Dean, who enjoyed chart success with songs including "Surf City", "Little Old Lady from Pasadena", "Popsicle", "Dead Mans Curve", "Drag City" and "Ride the Wild Surf". Berry met future singing partner Dean Torrence at...
20. Cyril Hume Cyril Hume Writer, Ransom Writer Cyril Hume was born in New Rochelle, NY, in 1900. As a young man he joined the US Army and was assigned to the 219th Engineers, but left the service after only four months. In 1922 he enrolled at Yale University, but did not complete his studies there. He published his first novel, "Wife of the Centaur"...
21. Bill Capizzi Bill Capizzi Actor, Babe: Pig in the City
22. J.P. McGowan J.P. McGowan Director, The Hurricane Express
23. Tasko Nacic Tasko Nacic Actor, Davitelj protiv davitelja
24. Harry H. Novak Harry H. Novak Producer, The Creeper Legendary exploitation cinema producer and distributor Harry H. Novak was born on January 12, 1928, in Chicago, IL. He got a job with RKO Pictures distributing movie posters and press books to theaters while still in his teens. Following a tour of duty in the Army during World War II, Novak went back to RKO...
25. Rory Mallinson Rory Mallinson Actor, Dark Passage
26. Diana Wynne Jones Diana Wynne Jones Writer, Howl's Moving Castle
27. Dorothy Page Dorothy Page Actress, Water Rustlers Dorothy Page was born March 4, 1904, in Northampton, Pennsylvania. As a college student in Pennsylvania she was picked by the Curtis Publishing Co. to be a cover model for the "Saturday Evening Post". She married a medical student in 1925, and after he became a doctor they moved to Detroit, his hometown...
28. Don Payne Don Payne Producer, The Simpsons
29. David Holliday David Holliday Actor, Thunderbirds
30. Piotr Sobocinski Piotr Sobocinski Cinematographer, Three Colors: Red
31. Jim Corey Jim Corey Actor, The Champion Liar
32. Jerzy Nowak Jerzy Nowak Actor, Schindler's List
33. Stella Tanner Stella Tanner Actress, Overlord
34. Stelvio Massi Stelvio Massi Cinematographer, Cobra nero
35. Greg Centauro Greg Centauro Actor, Euro Domination
36. Paul James Vasquez Paul James Vasquez Actor, Blind Fury
37. Erwin Kalser Erwin Kalser Actor, Stalag 17
38. Michael Duane Michael Duane Actor, The Return of the Whistler
39. Fred Karlin Fred Karlin Composer, Westworld
40. Bill Murdoch Bill Murdoch Actor, Braveheart
41. Dink Trout Dink Trout Actor, Alice in Wonderland
42. Beatrice Curtis Beatrice Curtis Actress, Souls in Pawn
43. Halston Halston Costume and Wardrobe Department, God Told Me To Born Roy Frowick Halston on April 23, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa, Halston was a product of America's heartland. He led a classic Iowa childhood playing in soap box derby races, fishing, visiting farms, and the like. Halston took an interest in sewing from his mother, and from an early age he showed a special interest in making hats...
44. Paul Hester Paul Hester Composer, Hessie's Shed There is an old saying in show business "The Show Must Go On". Hester tried his very best to live his life according to that old adage, but sadly, could not beat his own personal demons and the show did not go on. Paul Hester always smiled on the outside. As an eight-year old child he wrote a journal entry about one day hoping to become a famous drummer with a successful band...
45. Marinko Madzgalj Marinko Madzgalj Actor, Crni Gruja
46. Anthony Gordon Anthony Gordon Actor, Barton Fink
47. Herman Hoffman Herman Hoffman Director, The Battle of Gettysburg
48. Jesse James Jr. Jesse James Jr. Actor, Jesse James as the Outlaw
49. Volker Eckstein Volker Eckstein Actor, Ich töte
50. Riccardo Fellini Riccardo Fellini Actor, I Vitelloni
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