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1. John Pinette John Pinette Actor, The Punisher
2. Charlton Heston Charlton Heston Actor, Ben-Hur With features chiseled in stone, who else but Charlton Heston could you picture as Michelangelo, as Ben-Hur, as Moses? Heston's movie career took off with The Greatest Show on Earth and reached light speed with Ben-Hur. Although he has played a pantheon of larger-than-life roles, he usually prefers to talk about the day-to-day daily grind of the movie business...
3. Debralee Scott Debralee Scott Actress, Police Academy
4. Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Soundtrack, Moulin Rouge! Kurt Cobain was born on February 20 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. Kurt and his family lived in Hoquiam for the first few months of his life then later moved back to Aberdeen, where he had a happy childhood until his parents divorced. The divorce left Kurt's outlook on the world forever scarred. He became withdrawn and anti-social...
5. Howard Hughes Howard Hughes Producer, The Outlaw Multi-millionaire businessman, film producer, film director, and aviator, born in Houston, Texas. He studied at prestigious Rice University and the even more prestigious California Institute of Technology. Inherited his father's machine tool company in 1923. In 1926 he ventured into films, producing Hell's Angels...
6. José Wilker José Wilker Actor, Medicine Man José Wilker de Almeida was born on 20th August 1947 in Juazeiro do Norte, Brazil. He worked as a speaker in a radio there but he later moved to Recife where he started worked in the theatre as a member of "Movimento de Cultura Popular (MPC)". The group not only brought culture to people but also reading...
7. Brian Donlevy Brian Donlevy Actor, Hangmen Also Die! It seems that Brian Donlevy started out life as colorfully as any character he ever played on the stage or screen. He lied about his age (he was actually 14) in 1916 so he could join the army. When Gen. John J. Pershing sent American troops to invade Mexico in pursuit of Pancho Villa--Mexican rebels under Villa's command raided Columbus...
8. Layne Staley Layne Staley Soundtrack, The Perfect Storm Layne Staley was born in Kirkland, Washington in 1967. In the mid-1980s, he fronted the glam metal band Sleze, then formed Alice in Chains (then called Alice n' Chains, ala Guns 'N' Roses) with guitarist Jerry Cantrell, bassist Mike Starr & drummer Sean Kinney. Their debut album Facelift was a hit...
9. Molly Picon Molly Picon Actress, Fiddler on the Roof The little "yente" with the big, expressive talent, New York-born Yiddish icon Molly Picon entertained theater, radio, TV and film audiences for over seven decades (from age 6) with her song-and-dance routines while helping to popularize the Yiddish culture into the American mainstream as well as overseas...
10. Peter Matthiessen Peter Matthiessen Writer, At Play in the Fields of the Lord
11. Isabel Jewell Isabel Jewell Actress, Gone with the Wind Isabel Jewell was born on July 19, 1907 in Shoshonu, Wyoming. Her father was a successful doctor and the family lived on a large ranch. Isabel was educated at St. Mary's Academy in Minnesota and later attended Hamilton college. When she was a teenager Isabel began acting in stock companies. In 1930 she was cast in the Broadway show "Up Pops the Devil"...
12. Allen Ginsberg Allen Ginsberg Self, The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation Allen Ginsberg was one of the trinity of "Beat Generation" writers who revolutionized American letters in the mid-'50s and '60s (the other two members being Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs, both of whom were close friends of his). His poem "Howl" and Kerouac's 1957 novel "On the Road" were the two gospels that launched the Beat movement--or...
13. Charlene Holt Charlene Holt Actress, El Dorado
14. Brother Theodore Brother Theodore Actor, The 'Burbs
15. John Wray John Wray Actor, All Quiet on the Western Front
16. Martine Bartlett Martine Bartlett Actress, Sybil
17. Alf Kjellin Alf Kjellin Director, Negative Reaction Although trained for the stage in his native Sweden, Alf Kjellin appeared in only a few stage productions before entering films. His work in Torment resulted in his being noticed by Hollywood, and he made his American film debut in 1949 under the name Christopher Kent. He soon went back to using his real name...
18. Douglas Henderson Douglas Henderson Actor, The Manchurian Candidate
19. Gene Pitney Gene Pitney Soundtrack, Bean Gene Pitney has one of the most distinctive voices in music. Whether you like it or not you know when it is Gene. Pitney has often been categorized (quite unfairly) as a teen-idol singer responsible only for melodramatic, angst-ridden ballads. This is to deny the true talent of the man and the extensive range he possesses...
20. Chino 'Fats' Williams Chino 'Fats' Williams Actor, The Terminator
21. Chiquita Johnson Chiquita Johnson Actress, Jaguar
22. Herbert Fleischmann Herbert Fleischmann Actor, The Stuff That Dreams Are Made of
23. Karel Zeman Karel Zeman Director, Krabat: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
24. Divya Bharti Divya Bharti Actress, Deewana Divya was born on February 25, 1974 to Meeta and Om Prakash Bharti. Opting for acting, she quit college, & landed a role in 'Bobbili Raja' (Telegu) in 1990 at just 16 years of age. This movie became a hit, and was dubbed into Hindi and released as 'Raampur Ka Raja'. Divya made her debut in Bollywood in 1992 'Dil Hi To Hai'...
25. Marlon Riggs Marlon Riggs Director, Tongues Untied
26. Bill Gunn Bill Gunn Actor, Ganja & Hess
27. Maggie Pierce Maggie Pierce Actress, Tales of Terror
28. Robert Lord Robert Lord Writer, Gold Diggers of 1935 Harvard graduate Robert Lord studied English literature and playwriting in George Pierce Baker's renowned Workshop 47. He subsequently put this training into practice as a story writer for the New Yorker. Before long, one of his contributions, The Lucky Horseshoe, attracted the attention of Hollywood producers and motivated Lord to relocate to the West Coast...
29. Regina Bianchi Regina Bianchi Actress, The Four Days of Naples
30. Marjorie Hoshelle Marjorie Hoshelle Actress, Cloak and Dagger
31. Earl Derr Biggers Earl Derr Biggers Writer, House of the Long Shadows
32. Lawrence Werner Lawrence Werner Production Manager, The Lady in the Bottle
33. Peter Maxwell Peter Maxwell Director, Martin Kane
34. Alexander Grasshoff Alexander Grasshoff Director, National Geographic Specials
35. Norman Rockett Norman Rockett Set Decorator, Planet of the Apes
36. Gisela Trowe Gisela Trowe Actress, Cold Is the Breath of Evening
37. David Wheatley David Wheatley Director, The Fifteen Streets
38. Juci Komlós Juci Komlós Actress, Episode #1.317
39. Gil Robbins Gil Robbins Actor, Dead Man Walking
40. Ed White Ed White Actor, Natural Born Killers Artist and actor Edward Gilbert White was born on March 17, 1947 in Bell Air, Maryland. At age ten he was sent by his parents to a special art school; he was told by his teacher after six months that he knew more about art and was a better artist than she was. White received a degree in engineering and technical drawing...
41. John Steppling John Steppling Actor, Uncle Heck, by Heck!
42. Alma Kruger Alma Kruger Actress, His Girl Friday Matronly, grandmotherly character actress, in films 1935-47, best known as head nurse Molly Byrd in the "Dr. Kildare/Dr. Gillespie" films of the 1930s and '40s. 64 years old when she made her film debut in William Wyler's "These Three" in 1935, she lived to be 88, dying in 1960.
43. Gerald Blake Gerald Blake Director, The Invasion of Time: Part One
44. William Hudson William Hudson Actor, Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
45. Judith Weiner Judith Weiner Casting Director, The Howling
46. Bella Bruck Bella Bruck Actress, Last of the Red Hot Lovers
47. Stanislav Strnad Stanislav Strnad Director, My Brother Has a Cute Brother
48. Stanley Farrar Stanley Farrar Actor, Staten Island Ferry
49. Nancy Rennick Nancy Rennick Actress, The After Hours
50. Willard Robertson Willard Robertson Actor, The Ox-Bow Incident Lawyer who abandoned his profession to take up the actor's calling - although lawyer and actor are essentially kindred spirits, each deriving his livelihood from the art of pretending. Robertson acted in Hollywood films from 1930 until the year he died, typically portraying men of authority such as doctors, elected officials, military officers and - yes - lawyers.
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