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1. Brandon Lee Brandon Lee Actor, The Crow Born in Oakland, California, USA, Brandon Lee spent the first eight years of his life in Hong Kong. By the time he was able to walk, he was already involved in learning about martial arts from his father, martial arts expert and famed actor Bruce Lee. After Bruce Lee's untimely death, Brandon...
2. Selena Selena Thanks, Selena Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, a city 50 miles southeast of Houston, to Abraham Quintanilla Jr. and Marcella Quintanilla. Abraham opened a Mexican restaurant, Papagayo, in Lake Jackson. Selena was 9-years-old when her father discovered her talent for singing. He formed a band consisting of Selena on vocals...
3. Jerry Paris Jerry Paris Director, Happy Days Glimpsed here and there throughout the 1950s in amiable acting supports on film, it was as a TV producer and director that Jerry Paris found his true calling. In front of the camera, however, most fans will remember him quite fondly as the neighborhood dentist to Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore on Van Dyke's treasured TV comedy sitcom of the 60s...
4. Ralph Forbes Ralph Forbes Actor, Twentieth Century Ralph Forbes had other ideas than the family wish for him to seek a career in law or the navy. He became interested in acting and began stage work in England. By 1917, he had come to the US to get his feet wet in the film medium with his first silent that year. But he returned to the UK to work in the early British film industry from 1921 to 1926...
5. Anne Gwynne Anne Gwynne Actress, Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe Vivid, strikingly beautiful actress Anne Gwynne arrived in Hollywood a typical starry-eyed model looking to become a big film star and ended up one of Universal Studio's favorite screamers in "B" horror films. Born in Waco, Texas, but raised in Missouri, she first modeled Catalina swimwear and appeared in local community theater productions to gain experience...
6. Jules Dassin Jules Dassin Director, Rififi Jules Dassin was an Academy Award-nominated director, screenwriter and actor best known for his films Rififi, Never on Sunday, and Topkapi. He was born Julius Samuel Dassin on 18 December 1911, in Middletown, Connecticut, USA. He was one of eight children of Russian-Jewish immigrants...
7. Gene Lockhart Gene Lockhart Actor, His Girl Friday Gene Lockhart was born on July 18, 1891, in London, Ontario, Canada, the son of John Coates Lockhart and Ellen Mary (Delany) Lockhart. His father had studied singing and young Gene displayed an early interest in drama and music. Shortly after the 7-year-old danced a Highland fling in a concert given by the 48th Highlanders' Regimental Band...
8. Astrid Allwyn Astrid Allwyn Actress, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Lovely Connecticut-born blonde Astrid Allwyn, with her foreign-sounding name and icy countenance, spruced up a number of 1930s and early 1940s films. Of Swedish descent, she studied dancing and dramatics in New York and later gathered experience joining a stock company. Allwyn made her Broadway debut in 1929 in Elmer Rice's "Street Scene" and...
9. Candice Rialson Candice Rialson Actress, The Eiger Sanction Lovely, radiant, enticing and charismatic blonde Candice Rialson was perhaps the most dynamic and personable actress to appear in enjoyably trashy drive-in pictures throughout the 70s. After making her film debut in an uncredited bit as a bikini-clad beauty on the beach in The Gay Deceivers, the pert 'n' perky Candice enlivened a bunch of choice down 'n' dirty exploitation features: she was a naive...
10. Melville Cooper Melville Cooper Actor, Rebecca Born George Melville Cooper on October 15, 1896, in Birmingham England, he was the son of non-professionals W.C.J. and Frances (Brennan) Cooper, and attended various English public schools, including King Edward's School in Birmingham. Attracted to the stage as a teenager, he made his debut at Stratford-on-Avon at age 18...
11. Doris Packer Doris Packer Actress, Shampoo Prime character actress Doris Packer has one of those glowering faces you know you've seen time and time again but just can't seem to place. Close your eyes, however, and that bosom-heavy voice of hers is absolutely unmistakable. Found amid plush settings and usually the owner of the bluest blood in town...
12. Ronnie Corbett Ronnie Corbett Self, The Two Ronnies Ronnie Corbett began his successful show business career in the early 1950s. Amongst many other things he performed on stage with Danny La Rue in a cacophony of well received variety and cabaret shows. It was whilst performing in these shows that Corbett attracted the attention of several top TV producers and executives who were impressed with his abilities as a stand up comedian...
13. Shirley Mills Shirley Mills Actress, The Grapes of Wrath Shirley Olivia Mills was born in Tacoma, Washington in 1926 and moved to southern California while still a child. She became the star of an independent movie which achieved great fame titled Child Bride (1938)when she was 12 years old which she describes in detail on her "official" website on a separate page devoted to memories of that movie along with still photos of it...
14. Conrad Hilton Jr. Conrad Hilton Jr.
15. Douglas Wilmer Douglas Wilmer Actor, Octopussy
16. Gillian Dobb Gillian Dobb Actress, Magnum, P.I. Gillian Dobb was born on May 8, 1929 in London, England, UK. She was an actress, best known for her role as 'Agatha Chumley' in Magnum, P.I. (1980) and Gidget's Summer Reunion (1985). In 1952 she moved to Australia where she began working with the Canberra Repertory Society as a prompter. Her work took her to Washington...
17. Jesse Owens Jesse Owens Self, Jesse Owens Returns to Berlin Jesse Owens, arguably the most popular American track and field star in history, was -- along with his contemporary, world's heavyweight champion Joe Louis -- one of the first African Americans to change white society's perception of both black athletes and, more importantly, people of color. The future Olympic champion was born James Cleveland Owens on September 12...
18. Eda Reiss Merin Eda Reiss Merin Actress, Ghostbusters
19. Christina Cassini Christina Cassini Thanks, Biography
20. George Woodbridge George Woodbridge Actor, Horror of Dracula
21. Roland West Roland West Director, Alibi Roland West was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and became an actor in the theater and on the vaudeville stage. He got his start in the film industry in New York City around 1915, forming several production companies to shoot films there. He later worked as general manager of production for producer Joseph M. Schenck...
22. Stephen Murray Stephen Murray Actor, The Nun's Story
23. Carlos Tobalina Carlos Tobalina Director, Infrasexum Efrain "Carlos" Tobalina was born on April 5, 1925 in Peru. Tobalina emigrated to Brazil prior to moving to America in the early 1950's and eventually settling in California in 1956. Carlos worked as a used car salesman at various automobile dealerships and had a second moonlight gig as an announcer on a Spanish language radio station...
24. Meena Kumari Meena Kumari Actress, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam Mahjabeen was born on August 1, 1932 in Dr. Gadre's Clinic in Bombay, India to a Muslim father, Ali Bux, and a Hindu mother, Iqbal Begum (Nee Prabhavati Tagore). She has two sisters Khurshid and Madhu. Mahjabeen wanted to study in school but was compelled to act in Hindi movies as a child artiste, and ended up becoming the sole bread earner of the family...
25. Charlotte Brontë Charlotte Brontë Writer, Jane Eyre Charlotte was born 1816, the third of the six children of Patrick Brontë, an Anglican clergyman, and his wife Maria Branwell Brontë. After their mother's death in 1821, Charlotte and her sisters, Maria and Elizabeth, were sent to Cowan Bridge Clergy Daughters' School, which Charlotte would later immortalize as the brutal Lowood school in "Jane Eyre"...
26. Don Alvarado Don Alvarado Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Rebel Without a Cause Jose Paige was given the screen name Don Alvarado by studio chief Jack Warner while they purportedly were driving past the Los Angeles street Alvarado. Paige played a number of starring roles that relied on his Latin good looks, achieving a certain following as a Rudolph Valentino type. He was barely...
27. Helga Anders Helga Anders Actress, Tätowierung
28. Scott Helvenston Scott Helvenston Stunts, G.I. Jane Scott Helvenston was born in 1965 in Ocala, Florida and raised in Leesburg, Florida. In 1982, he received special permission to join the U.S. Navy and, at 17, he became the youngest Navy SEAL in U.S. history. After graduating BUD/S, he deployed with SEAL Team Four, served for 2 years, and later moved to San Diego...
29. Edward Jewesbury Edward Jewesbury Actor, Crown Court
30. Anji Xtravaganza Anji Xtravaganza Self, Paris Is Burning
31. Helena Carroll Helena Carroll Actress, General Hospital
32. Dusty McCrea Dusty McCrea Actress, Windwalker
33. Walter McGinn Walter McGinn Actor, Three Days of the Condor
34. Little Unicorn Little Unicorn Actor, The Way of the Dragon Unicorn Chan (literal translation of his Chinese stage name "kei-luhn", which means Unicorn, and "siu" meaning small), was one of Bruce Lee's best friends since childhood. Along with Bruce, the two were often cast as juvenile delinquents in Hong Kong films. One of their earliest films together was Little Cheung (1950)...
35. Hank Henry Hank Henry Actor, Pal Joey
36. Ed Brady Ed Brady Actor, The Son of Kong
37. Mario Baio Mario Baio Actor, Charles in Charge
38. Harry Depp Harry Depp Actor, 'Twas Henry's Fault
39. Daniel Venegas Daniel Venegas Actor, Crank
40. Andrew Getty Andrew Getty Director, The Evil Within
41. Mitchell Parish Mitchell Parish Soundtrack, Goodfellas Mitchell Parish was born Michael Hyman Peretz in Lithuania. He came to USA at age seven months and lived in Louisiana until about age four when he moved to New York City. His whole family changed its name to Parish soon after arriving in America; Parish changed his first name to Mitchell when he became a songwriter in 1919...
42. Harry Varteresian Harry Varteresian Actor, Get Smart
43. Bob Larbey Bob Larbey Writer, As Time Goes By
44. Joan Dowling Joan Dowling Actress, The Magic Box Joan Dowling had a passion for acting and as an aspiring young actress she would take roles in plays, pantomimes and other works simply to be on the stage. Her first recognised role was at the tender age of 14 and she signed her first film contract at 17. She had natural talent and did not have any coaching...
45. Delia Magaña Delia Magaña Actress, Satanico Pandemonium: La Sexorcista
46. Ivan Lebedeff Ivan Lebedeff Actor, The Shanghai Gesture Lithuanian-born Ivan Lebedeff was educated at the University of St. Petersburg. He was slated for a diplomatic career in the Imperial Lyceum at Tsarskoye Selo - a natural progression, since his aristocratic father was a highly-placed advisor to Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. However, the outbreak of World War I changed all that...
47. Max Hoffman Jr. Max Hoffman Jr. Actor, Black Dragons
48. Jack Howarth Jack Howarth Actor, Coronation Street
49. Eugenia Wright Eugenia Wright Actress, Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn
50. Joan Patchen Joan Patchen Miscellaneous Crew, Fool for Love
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