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1. Patty Duke Patty Duke Actress, The Patty Duke Show Patty Duke was born Anna Marie Duke on December 14, 1946 in Elmhurst, New York, to Frances Margaret (McMahon), a cashier, and John Patrick Duke, a cab driver and handyman. She is of Irish, and one eighth German, descent. Her acting career began when she was introduced to her brother Ray Duke's managers...
2. Paul Henreid Paul Henreid Actor, Casablanca Paul Henreid was born Paul Georg Julius Freiherr von Hernreid Ritter von Wasel-Waldingau in Trieste, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. He was the son of Marie Luise Heilig (Lendecke) and Baron Karl Alphons Hernreid. His father was an aristocratic banker, who was born to a Jewish family whose surname was changed from Hirsch to Hernreid...
3. Andy Hallett Andy Hallett Actor, Angel Andy Hallett is from the tiny Cape Cod village of Osterville, part of the town of Barnstable. He attended Barnstable High School and then Assumption College in Worcester. Always shy, he didn't begin singing until Patti LaBelle invited him onstage at a concert. After moving to Los Angeles he worked as a runner for an agency and then as a property manager and personal assistant...
4. Luke Askew Luke Askew Actor, Cool Hand Luke Tall and rangy, usually sporting long mangy hair, and frequently projecting a strong and intense on-screen presence, character actor Luke Askew made a potent and lasting impression playing a substantial volume of mean and fearsome villains in both motion pictures and television shows alike in a career that spanned over forty years...
5. Dane Witherspoon Dane Witherspoon Actor, Seedpeople
6. Antony Hamilton Antony Hamilton Actor, Mission: Impossible Though born in England in May of 1952, Antony Hamilton was adopted by an Australian military man and his wife and grew up in Adelaide, Australia. A classically trained dancer, he danced with the Australian ballet before his outstanding good looks led him into a modeling career. He modeled in Europe and...
7. Mitch Hedberg Mitch Hedberg Actor, Almost Famous Mitch Hedberg was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on February 24, 1968. He began his stand-up career in Florida, and after a period of honing his skills there he moved to Seattle and began touring. He soon appeared on MTV's "Comikaze", then a 1996 appearance on Late Night with David Letterman brought him his big break...
8. Maurice Jarre Maurice Jarre Composer, Lawrence of Arabia Unlike many musicians who started to learn music while still in their childhood, Maurice Jarre was already late in his teens when he discovered music and decided to make a career in that field. Against his father's will, he enrolled at Conservatoire de Paris where he studied percussions, composition and harmonies...
9. Calvin Lockhart Calvin Lockhart Actor, Wild at Heart Bahamian-born Calvin Lockhart first caught moviegoers' attention in the supercharged urban films Cotton Comes to Harlem and Halls of Anger before becoming a fairly steady fixture in the "blaxploitation" movies of the early-to-mid 1970s. Born Bert Cooper to a large family in Nassau on October 18, 1934, he...
10. Bill Travers Bill Travers Actor, Born Free
11. Sylvia Meals Sylvia Meals Actress, Rocky II
12. Marlene Willis Marlene Willis Actress, Attack of the Puppet People
13. Bernard Blier Bernard Blier Actor, The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe
14. Marc Platt Marc Platt Actor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers One of Hollywood's more high-flying dancers on film, dimpled, robust, fair-haired Marc Platt provided fancy footwork to a handful of "Golden Era" musicals but truly impressed in one vigorous 1950s classic. Born to a musical family on December 2, 1913 in Pasadena, California as Marcel Emile Gaston LePlat...
15. Rudy Bond Rudy Bond Actor, The Godfather Rudolph Bond was raised in Philadelphia. He got his start at the Neighborhood Players. After World War II, he was invited by Elia Kazan to be a student at the famed "Actors Studio" in New York, working with such future stars as Paul Newman, James Dean, and Marlon Brando. His first big break was a role in the stage production of "A Streetcar Named Desire"...
16. Joe Williams Joe Williams Soundtrack, Iron Man 3
17. Anne de Zogheb Anne de Zogheb
18. Richard O'Brien Richard O'Brien Actor, The Andromeda Strain
19. Katherine Squire Katherine Squire Actress, The Doctors
20. Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Self, Bamboozled
21. Carole Costello Carole Costello Miscellaneous Crew, The 51st Annual Academy Awards
22. Eddie Ryder Eddie Ryder Actor, The Country Girl
23. Tex Cooper Tex Cooper Actor, Trouble in Texas Tex Cooper was born as Judge Thomas Cooper in Denton, Texas, the son of Wilford Cooper and Lemon Pair. Tex had siblings Walter and George Cooper. His parents were farmers and hailed from Bradley County, Tennessee. Tex's trademark in the movies was his Buffalo Bill lookalike appearance. His grandfather...
24. Frank De Felitta Frank De Felitta Writer, The Entity
25. Esther Estrella Esther Estrella Actress, Prairie Pioneers Svelte brunette Esther Estrella deserves a footnote to Hollywood history just because of how she got into pictures. The story goes that she haunted the casting offices -- along with countless other hopefuls waiting for their big break -- when a director called out to her to board a bus for immediate location shooting...
26. Monte Hale Monte Hale Actor, Giant American B-Western star and singing cowboy Monte Hale was born Samuel Buren Ely in 1919 in Ada, Oklahoma, to Herod and Helen Ely. He learned to sing and play guitar at an early age. In Houston and later Galveston, Texas, he played for vaudeville shows and local rodeos. During World War II a job as a...
27. Dick Rich Dick Rich Actor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
28. Vera Brittain Vera Brittain Writer, Testament of Youth
29. Howard Goorney Howard Goorney Actor, Fiddler on the Roof
30. Hal Roach Jr. Hal Roach Jr. Producer, The Stu Erwin Show
31. Carl Orff Carl Orff Soundtrack, Natural Born Killers
32. Katherine Cassavetes Katherine Cassavetes Actress, A Woman Under the Influence
33. Harry Ritz Harry Ritz Actor, Silent Movie
34. Shukry Sarhan Shukry Sarhan Actor, El less wal kilab
35. Henry Farrell Henry Farrell Writer, Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
36. Alan Passaro Alan Passaro Self, Gimme Shelter
37. Birgitta Valberg Birgitta Valberg Actress, The Virgin Spring
38. Jacques Dacqmine Jacques Dacqmine Actor, The Ninth Gate
39. Hubert Gregg Hubert Gregg Writer, Three Men in a Boat
40. Alan Tang Alan Tang Actor, Flaming Brothers Alan Tang, named Tang Kwong Wing, was born September 20, 1946, the year of the dog, in Guangzhou, PRC. He was the youngest of four children having two older brothers and one older sister. His early education was at the New Method College or the Sun Fat College. After graduation and having armed himself with a degree in Chinese History, Alan entered the teaching profession of Chinese History...
41. Anna Turner Anna Turner Actress, Empire of the Sun
42. Paul Grimault Paul Grimault Director, The King and the Mockingbird
43. Baltimora Baltimora Soundtrack, Beverly Hills Ninja
44. Roy Stevens Roy Stevens Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Lawrence of Arabia
45. Jane Webb Jane Webb Actress, The New Adventures of Gilligan
46. Judy Cannon Judy Cannon Actress, A Comedy Tale of Fanny Hill
47. Madeleine Ozeray Madeleine Ozeray Actress, The Old Gun
48. Simone Renant Simone Renant Actress, Quai des Orfèvres
49. Mantovani Mantovani Soundtrack, The Green Mile Annunzio Paolo Mantovani was born November 15, 1905, in Venice, Italy, the son of a violinist who performed at La Scala under the baton of maestro Arturo Toscanini. Born into a musical household, Mantovani was taught the piano and music theory while a youth. When Mantovani's father was appointed conductor of the orchestra at London's Covent Garden theater in 1912...
50. Soeur Sourire Soeur Sourire Soundtrack, Mermaids Soeur Sourire ("Sister Smile") a.k.a. the Singing Nun, was born Jeanine Deckers on October 17, 1933, in Belgium. She attended art school as a young girl, while also developing her musical talents. Jeanine learned to sing and play, and write her own songs. She was not from a close-knit family, and even though Jeanine said she was not against marriage...
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