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1. Dudley Moore Dudley Moore Actor, Arthur Dudley Moore, the gifted comedian who had at least three distinct career phases that brought him great acclaim and success, actually started out as a musical prodigy as a child. Moore -- born in Dagenham, Essex, England to working class parents in 1935 -- won a music scholarship to Magdalen College...
2. Billy Wilder Billy Wilder Writer, Some Like It Hot The second of two sons, his father ran a chain of railway station cafes. As a youth he was obsessed with everything American. encouraged by his mother he enrolled as a law student at the University of Vienna but quit after 3 months to be a writer on a magazine which although poorly paid it gave him a great amount of experience interviewing such as Richard Strauss and Sigmund Freud...
3. Milton Berle Milton Berle Self, Broadway Danny Rose Milton Berle was born Milton Berlinger on July 12, 1908 in New York City. He was educated at New York Professional Children's School, and began performing at age 5. His first stage appearance was in "Florodora" in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He appeared at the Palace Theatre in New York in 1931, then in nightclubs and theatres...
4. Warren Stevens Warren Stevens Actor, Forbidden Planet Warren Stevens was born in Pennsylvania and joined the Navy at age 17. His interest in acting was piqued while he was attending Annapolis, and this resulted in 12 weeks of summer stock in Virginia. His friends, Gregory Peck and Kenneth Tobey, later arranged interviews for Stevens at the renowned Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City...
5. Farley Granger Farley Granger Actor, Strangers on a Train Farley Granger was born in San Jose, California, in 1925 and, right out of high school, was brought to the attention of movie producer Samuel Goldwyn, who cast him in a small role in The North Star. He followed it up with a much bigger part in The Purple Heart and then joined the army. After his release...
6. Aldo Ray Aldo Ray Actor, The Green Berets Aldo DaRe was born in the borough of Pen Argyl, in Northampton County, Pennsylvania on 25 September 1926. He attended the University of California at Berkeley, served as a US Navy frogman during WWII and saw action on Iwo Jima. While constable of Crockett, California, he drove his brother Guido to an audition for the film Saturday's Hero...
7. Jack Starrett Jack Starrett Actor, First Blood Jack Starrett was a superbly talented and versatile actor and director who specialized in making hugely enjoyable down'n'dirty low-budget drive-in exploitation pictures. Starrett was born on November 2nd, 1936 in Refugio, Texas. He attended San Marcos Academy in the 40s and the 50s. He made his acting debut as "Coach Jennings" in Like Father, Like Son...
8. Diana Hyland Diana Hyland Actress, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble Diana Hyland, a striking, knowing beauty with a confident air about her, was born Diane Gentner on January 25, 1936, in Ohio and appeared on stage in summer stock, as a teen, before graduating from Cleveland Heights High School. Moving to New York in 1955 to test her acting mettle, the slim-faced,...
9. Paul Brinegar Paul Brinegar Actor, Maverick
10. Kate Reid Kate Reid Actress, Atlantic City Esteemed London-born stage, radio and TV actress Kate Reid was actually born Daphne Katherine Reid in 1930 of Canadian parents. The family moved back to Ontario before she was a year old. An introverted child of delicate health, Kate sought refuge in books and role-playing and began studying drama in her mid-teens...
11. Garry Walberg Garry Walberg Actor, King Kong
12. Ralph Bates Ralph Bates Actor, The Horror of Frankenstein The great, great nephew of the renowned French scientist Louis Pasteur developed into a strangely handsome dark haired, pale complexioned English actor. Ralph Bates was born in 1940 in Bristol, England and attended the University of Dublin and studied at the Yale Drama School. His dramatic talents first...
13. Dan Curtis Dan Curtis Writer, Dark Shadows
14. Jeffery Dench Jeffery Dench Actor, First Knight
15. Grant Withers Grant Withers Actor, Rio Grande Appeared in over 200 films. He had worked as a salesman and newspaper reporter before breaking into movies near the end of the silent era. Tall and tough, his starring roles in major pictures soon gave way to supporting parts, mainly as a villain, in B movies and serials. His elopement to Yuma, Arizona...
16. Mikhail Kalatozov Mikhail Kalatozov Director, The Cranes are Flying
17. Renato Salvatori Renato Salvatori Actor, Rocco and His Brothers
18. James Hayter James Hayter Actor, Oliver! The son of a police superintendent in India, the character actor James Hayter was educated in Scotland, where he was urged into acting by his headmaster. After one year (1924-5) at the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts in London, he performed in repertory theater, eventually appearing in The West End...
19. Stanislaw Lem Stanislaw Lem Writer, Solaris Stanislaw Lem was a visionary Polish author known for Solaris. He was born on September 12, 1921, in Lwów, Poland. His father, Samuel Lem, was a wealthy laryngologist who served in the Austrian army. His mother, Sabina Woller, was a homemaker. Although he was born into a Polish-Jewish family...
20. Ian Dury Ian Dury Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street Ian Dury had to face polio at the age of 7, and consequently a string of institutions over the next few years. He joined The Walthamstow College of Art at 17, and from 1966-73 he worked as an art teacher in different schools. It was in the middle of this period he started his musical career with a band called Kilburn & The High Roads...
21. Helen Menken Helen Menken Self, The 17th Annual Tony Awards Helen Menken was born in New York to deaf parents. Her original name was Meinken, her New York-born father Frederick being of French/German extraction. Her mother, Mary Madden, was Irish-born. She married Humphrey Bogart at the Gramercy Park Hotel on May 20, 1926, four years after taking out a marriage license in New York City...
22. Ahmed Zaki Ahmed Zaki Actor, Iskanderija... lih?
23. Dusan Pekic Dusan Pekic Actor, The Wounds
24. Hélène Surgère Hélène Surgère Actress, Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
25. Derek Martinus Derek Martinus Director, Spearhead from Space: Episode 1
26. Derek Francis Derek Francis Actor, Scrooge
27. Peter Diamond Peter Diamond Stunts, Star Wars Peter Diamond was one of the finest British stuntmen, with a career spanning over fifty years worth of television and film work. He originally trained as an actor at RADA and went on to become a stuntman, fight arranger and director. He is best known internationally for his work on the Star Wars films...
28. Karl Lewis Miller Karl Lewis Miller Miscellaneous Crew, Babe
29. B. Traven B. Traven Writer, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
30. Anthony Dexter Anthony Dexter Actor, Thoroughly Modern Millie Sporting the name Walter Craig when out of the limelight and the stage name Anthony Dexter when in it, he rounded out his years teaching high school English, Speech, and Drama classes at Eagle Rock High School (circa 1968-78) in the Los Angeles area. His best-known role as an actor, however, occurred when he landed the part of Rudolph Valentino in the actor's biopic Valentino...
31. Eve Meyer Eve Meyer Producer, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Sultry, buxom and shapely blonde looker Eve Meyer was born Evelyn Eugene Turner on December 13, 1928 in Griffin, Georgia. Eve was a popular high profile pin-up model throughout the 50s who was the Playmate of the Month in the June, 1955 issue of "Playboy." Other men's magazines Meyer did pictorials...
32. Lee Guber Lee Guber Miscellaneous Crew, One of My Wives Is Missing
33. 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...
34. Colin Drake Colin Drake Actor, Cast a Deadly Spell
35. Moune de Rivel Moune de Rivel Actress, Mont-Cinère
36. Yuri Gagarin Yuri Gagarin Self, A Man Has Returned from Space Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first man to enter deep space on April 12, 1961, when the Soviet cosmonaut made a flight that orbited Earth lasting one hour and 48 minutes in his Vostok 1 spacecraft. This accomplishment made the smiling Soviet pilot internationally famous as the first man to venture into space...
37. Wilfred Pickles Wilfred Pickles Actor, Billy Liar
38. Al Kikume Al Kikume Actor, The Hurricane
39. John Elfström John Elfström Actor, One Summer of Happiness
40. William Bowers William Bowers Writer, The Gunfighter
41. Preben Kaas Preben Kaas Actor, To skøre ho'der
42. Per Lillo-Stenberg Per Lillo-Stenberg Actor, Olsenbanden gir seg aldri!
43. Jack Donohue Jack Donohue Director, Babes in Toyland Jack Donohue started as a dancer in the Ziegfeld Follies, continued as a dancer, dance director and dance teacher for tap dance (most prominent pupil: Eleanor Powell) in New York and in London (he starred in the British film Rhythm in the Air with his wife Tutta Rolf). He began working in Hollywood in 1933 as a choreographer and dance director...
44. Priya Rajvansh Priya Rajvansh Actress, Heer Raanjha
45. Lorena Layson Lorena Layson Actress, Side Streets She came to Los Angeles alone and signed a contract with Warner Brothers in. In December 1934 she married Daniel J.Danker Jr., head of the J. Walter Thompson Hollywood Office. He was a Vice-President and later a board member of the Company. The Thompson Hollywood Office produced many popular radio programs such as the Lux Radio Theater...
46. Joe Benson Joe Benson Actor, Redneck Zombies
47. Daniel Ceccaldi Daniel Ceccaldi Actor, Stolen Kisses
48. Dwight David Frye Dwight David Frye Self, The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster
49. Paul Zindel Paul Zindel Writer, Runaway Train
50. John Lester Johnson John Lester Johnson Actor, Tarzan's Revenge John Lester Johnson was born in Suffolk, Virginia (his death certificate states South Carolina) on August 13, 1893. His middle name was Leslie, according to an "Ebony" magazine article about Johnson (January 1960), but he changed it to to Lester when he left Virginia in 1910 for New York City, hoping to make a career in boxing...
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