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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. 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...
3. 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...
4. Selena Selena Soundtrack, Selena Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, a suburb 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, her brother A.B. Quintanilla on bass...
5. Jerry Paris Jerry Paris Director, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment 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...
6. Gillian Dobb Gillian Dobb Actress, Black on White 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...
7. 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...
8. Eda Reiss Merin Eda Reiss Merin Actress, Ghostbusters
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. Conrad Hilton Jr. Conrad Hilton Jr. Uncategorised
12. 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"...
13. Christina Cassini Christina Cassini Self, Gene Tierney: A Shattered Portrait
14. George Woodbridge George Woodbridge Actor, Horror of Dracula
15. 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...
16. 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...
17. 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...
18. 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...
19. Walter McGinn Walter McGinn Actor, Three Days of the Condor
20. Carlos Tobalina Carlos Tobalina Director, Infrasexum
21. Helga Anders Helga Anders Actress, Tattoo
22. 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...
23. Meena Kumari Meena Kumari Actress, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam Born 1933 into a poor Parsee theatre family of Ali Bux and dancer Iqbal begum in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. Entered films to support family in difficult times. She was six when hired for Leatherface in 1939 by Vijay Bhatt and named Baby Meena. Later she became Meena Kumari when cast for Bhatt's Baiju Bawra...
24. Harry Depp Harry Depp Actor, 'Twas Henry's Fault
25. Edward Jewesbury Edward Jewesbury Actor, Henry V
26. Harry Varteresian Harry Varteresian Actor, The Greatest Spy on Earth
27. 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...
28. 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...
29. Eugenia Wright Eugenia Wright Actress, Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn
30. Stephen Murray Stephen Murray Actor, The Nun's Story
31. Dusty McCrea Dusty McCrea Actress, Windwalker
32. 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)...
33. Helena Carroll Helena Carroll Actress, General Hospital
34. Sylvia Andrew Sylvia Andrew Actress, Three Came Home
35. Matthew Turpin Matthew Turpin Actor, What a Girl Wants
36. 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...
37. Bob Larbey Bob Larbey Writer, Age-Old Friends
38. Hank Henry Hank Henry Actor, Pal Joey
39. Delia Magaña Delia Magaña Actress, Satanico Pandemonium: La Sexorcista
40. Ronald Ward Ronald Ward Actor, The Man Behind the Mask
41. George Hamilton George Hamilton Soundtrack, Sunday Night at the Trocadero Songwriter ("Bye Bye Pretty Baby"), composer and conductor, educated at Dartmouth College. He led the Barbary Coast Orchestra, and conducted the Chicago Opera orchestra for four years and hotel orchestras throughout the United States. Joining ASCAP in 1944, his other popular-song compositions include "Wild Honey"...
42. Ed Brady Ed Brady Actor, The Son of Kong
43. Lawson Harris Lawson Harris Director, A Daughter of Australia
44. Beatrice Blinn Beatrice Blinn Actress, Golden Boy
45. Georg H. Schnell Georg H. Schnell Actor, Nosferatu
46. Jack Howarth Jack Howarth Actor, Hobson's Choice
47. Nicole Dolci Nicole Dolci Actress, Reunion
48. 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...
49. Bella Abzug Bella Abzug Self, Shirley MacLaine A popular labor, civil rights, and feminist activist, Abzug became the first Jewish woman elected to the U.S. Congress in 1970. She was a 1947 graduate of Columbia Law School and the counsel for several of Sen. Josephy McCarthy's targets in the 1950s.
50. Don Alvarado Don Alvarado Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Rebel Without a Cause Don Page was given the screen name Don Alvarado by studio chief Jack Warner while they purportedly were driving past the Los Angeles street Alvarado. Page 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 17...
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