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1. Burl Ives Burl Ives Actor, The Big Country Burl Ives was one of six children born to a Scottish-Irish farming family. He first sang in public for a soldiers' reunion when he was age 4. In high school, he learned the banjo and played fullback, intending to become a football coach when he enrolled at Eastern Illinois State Teacher's College in 1927. He dropped out in 1930 and wandered, hitching rides, doing odd jobs, street singing...
2. Anthony Newley Anthony Newley Actor, Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? Anthony Newley was born in Hackney, London, England, to Frances Grace Newley and George Kirby, a shipping clerk. He was attracted to acting, after seeing an ad for a child actor in a Fleet Street window. He attended the Italia Conti Stage School from the age of 14 and, two years later, played the Artful Dodger in David Lean's film...
3. Ellen Corby Ellen Corby Actress, The Waltons Ellen Corby was born Ellen Hansen on June 3, 1911, in Racine, Wisconsin. She began her career as a bit player in the film Speed Limited in 1940. Ellen would not be seen on the big screen again until 1945 in Cornered. In 1946, she appeared in 14 films, although mostly in small, minor roles. One of them was in the Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life...
4. Jonathan Frid Jonathan Frid Actor, House of Dark Shadows Jonathan Frid's career in drama began when he first "offered his soul" to the theater as a young boy at a preparatory school in Ontario, Canada. Following his graduation from McMaster University, he attended London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and later earned a Master's Degree in Directing from the Yale School of Drama...
5. Fredric March Fredric March Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives Fredric March began a career in banking but in 1920 found himself cast as an extra in films being produced in New York. He starred on the Broadway stage first in 1926 and would return there between screen appearances later on. He won plaudits (and an Academy Award nomination) for his send-up of John Barrymore in The Royal Family of Broadway...
6. Trevor Bannister Trevor Bannister Actor, Are You Being Served?
7. Roy Chiao Roy Chiao Actor, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
8. William Finley William Finley Actor, Phantom of the Paradise Marvelously quirky, distinctive and versatile character actor William Franklin Finley was born on September 20, 1940 in New York City. Finley attended Columbia University, where he first met future filmmaker Brian De Palma. The lanky 6'4" Finley first began acting on the New York stage. He made his film debut in De Palma's odd short movie Woton's Wake...
9. Christine White Christine White Actress, Magnum Force
10. Tom Fadden Tom Fadden Actor, Invasion of the Body Snatchers Wavy-haired, emaciated-looking Tom Fadden enjoyed a prolific screen career as a small part supporting actor with more than a fair share of scene-stealing moments to his credit. From the time he began with a stock company in Omaha in 1915, he remained continuously employed right up until his death in 1980...
11. Maudie Prickett Maudie Prickett Actress, Hazel
12. Larry Roemer Larry Roemer Producer, Mad Monster Party?
13. Robert Baker Robert Baker Actor, The Way of the Dragon Amongst martial arts film fans, Robert Baker's claim to fame was portraying the Russian strong man / martial artist named "Petrov" in the cult Bruce Lee movie The Chinese Connection (aka "The Chinese Connection" aka "Fist of Fury"). Baker was a student in Lee's martial art fighting style (Jeet Kune Do) and was recruited by Bruce...
14. Hiroshi Teshigahara Hiroshi Teshigahara Director, Woman in the Dunes Hiroshi Teshigahara was born the son of Sofu Teshigahara who was the founder of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana (flower arrangement). In 1950, he graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in oil painting. In 1958, he became the director of Sogetsu Art Centre and took a leading role in avant-garde activities in many fields of art...
15. George N. Neise George N. Neise Actor, Zorro
16. Jon Cedar Jon Cedar Actor, The Manitou
17. Earle Hodgins Earle Hodgins Actor, Oregon Trail
18. Don Ho Don Ho Soundtrack, My Sister's Keeper The icon of breezy island entertainment, Don Ho became synonymous with Hawaii and all it represented...colorful leis and shirts, festive luaus, strumming ukuleles, flowing palm trees, beautiful hula dancers, and, of course, the song "Tiny Bubbles". A trip to the "Aloha State" seemed incomplete unless capped by a Don Ho performance...
19. Mike Road Mike Road Actor, The Roaring 20's
20. John S. Ragin John S. Ragin Actor, Earthquake
21. Christian Rub Christian Rub Actor, You Can't Take It with You
22. David Miller David Miller Director, The Story of Esther Costello
23. Noele Gordon Noele Gordon Actress, Crossroads
24. Minna Gombell Minna Gombell Actress, The Thin Man A doctor's daughter, the versatile actress Minna Gombell had a successful career on the stage from 1912 to the end of the 1920's, appearing often in comedic roles, almost always in leads. She had a reputation as a fast learner, capable of reading and comprehending a script in a matter of hours. This ability served her well as an understudy early in her career...
25. Karl Dane Karl Dane Actor, The Big Parade Born Rasmus Karl Therkelsen Gottlieb in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 12, 1886 the future Karl Dane had a rough childhood. His father was an alcoholic and spendthrift. At a young age his parents divorced. To escape his unhappy home he took a great interest in the arts, particularly puppeteering (something popular in Denmark at the time). Dane apprenticed as a machinist during his teenage years...
26. June Travis June Travis Actress, Ceiling Zero Fetching secondary actress June Travis was signed by Warner Bros. in 1934 and made her film debut the following year, but would last only three years before leaving Hollywood forever and focusing on marriage. Born June Dorothea Grabiner on August 7, 1914, she was the daughter of Harry Grabiner who was team secretary and/or vice-president of both the Cleveland Indians and (later) Chicago White Sox...
27. Michael Whalen Michael Whalen Actor, The Dawn Express A dark, debonair, mustachioed, slick-looking leading man who cut a fine figure in 1930s Fox movies, Michael Whalen's good looks were interestingly offset by a slightly prominent Romanesque nose. Born Joseph Shovlin on June 30, 1902, in Wilkes-Barre, Penssylvania, he took piano lessons as a child but the talent never went anywhere...
28. George Frideric Handel George Frideric Handel Soundtrack, Automata Born February 23 1685 in Halle, Germany, he was christened "Georg Friederich Händel" but always signed his name "Georg Friedrich Händel". His father intended for him to go into law, but Händel studied music clandestinely and was eventually allowed to study under an organist. He achieved some sucess early on...
29. Ollie Johnston Ollie Johnston Thanks, The Incredibles
30. Rami Reddy Rami Reddy Actor, Jeevan Yudh
31. Harold Switzer Harold Switzer Actor, Reunion in Rhythm
32. Dorothy Squires Dorothy Squires Actress, Stars in Your Eyes
33. Alex Stevens Alex Stevens Stunts, Superman
34. Pete Dunn Pete Dunn Actor, Cimarron City
35. Michael Stroka Michael Stroka Actor, Dark Shadows Movies were an escape and inspiration for young Michael Stroka. Forced to move from his hometown of Passiac, New Jersey, to nearby Garfield, with his family when he was in second grade, young Michael relied on his imagination to cope. "That's when I really started escaping into my own little world...
36. Peter Steele Peter Steele Actor, Oz
37. Nico Charisse Nico Charisse Miscellaneous Crew, The Sultan's Daughter
38. Leonard Mudie Leonard Mudie Actor, Captain Blood Leonard Mudie was a stalwart acting veteran who made nearly 150 appearances before the camera. He was from the Midlands of England and began on stage in 1908 at the Gaiety Theater (1884-1959) in Manchester. This was the first regional repertory theater in England and well noted for the spectrum of plays produced and the patronage of new plays by local writers...
39. David Chung David Chung Actor, Repo Man
40. Dan Ireland Dan Ireland Producer, The Whole Wide World Dan Ireland began his career in 1976 by co-founding (with Darryl Macdonald) and running the Seattle International Film Festival from 1975-1986. Both Ireland and Macdonald immigrated from Vancouver in their late teens to take on the task of creating the festival, and opening a first run art theatre, The Egyptian...
41. Paulo César Saraceni Paulo César Saraceni Director, The Murdered House
42. Mickey Deems Mickey Deems Actor, Three's Company
43. Marjorie Durant Marjorie Durant Actress, Friendly Persuasion
44. Simone de Beauvoir Simone de Beauvoir Writer, The Blood of Others Simone Ernestine Lucie Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir was born on January 9, 1908, in Paris, France. She was raised in an upper class bourgeois Catholic family. Her father, named Georges de Beauvoir, had a passion for books and theatre. He taught Simone reading at the age of 3, and she attempted to write as soon as she could read. Her early development was that of a remarkably talented child...
45. Larry Finley Larry Finley Actor, The Cowboys
46. Arthur Marx Arthur Marx Writer, Mickey
47. Percy Sledge Percy Sledge Soundtrack, This Is England Alabama-born Percy Sledge had a somewhat unusual introduction to the music business. Working as an orderly in a local hospital, he was touring with a local band called the Esquires Combo on weekends and working at the hospital during the week. A former patient at the hospital who knew both Sledge and local record producer Quin Ivy introduced them to each other...
48. Gerhard Zemann Gerhard Zemann Actor, Kommissar Rex
49. Royce Blackburn Royce Blackburn Actor, Words and Music
50. William Meigs William Meigs Actor, The Rifleman
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