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1. Ellen Corby Ellen Corby Actress, Vertigo Ellen Hansen (aka Ellen Corby aka Grandma Walton) was born June 3, 1911 (or 1913), in Racine, WI. She grew up in Philadelphia, PA, and left for Hollywood in the early 1930s to become an actress, which she became only after working as a script assistant for twelve years. She appeared in over 25 uncredited or small character parts before taking the role of the lovelorn Aunt Trina...
2. Anthony Newley Anthony Newley Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street 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 Oliver Twist...
3. 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...
4. Burl Ives Burl Ives Actor, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer 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...
5. Trevor Bannister Trevor Bannister Actor, Are You Being Served?
6. 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...
7. Christine White Christine White Actress, Magnum Force
8. John S. Ragin John S. Ragin Actor, Santa Barbara
9. Mike Road Mike Road Actor, The Herculoids
10. Roy Chiao Roy Chiao Actor, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
11. 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...
12. Don Ho Don Ho Self, The Don Ho Show 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...
13. Hiroshi Teshigahara Hiroshi Teshigahara Director, Woman in the Dunes Hiroshi Teshigahara was born as the son of Sofu Teshigahara who was the founder of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana (Flower arrengement). In 1950, he was graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in oil painting. In 1958, he became the director of Sogetsu Art Center and took a leading role in avant-garde activities in all fields of art...
14. Maudie Prickett Maudie Prickett Actress, The Story of Jack Referees Wrestling Match
15. Minna Gombell Minna Gombell Actress, The Thin Man A doctor's daughter, 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...
16. June Travis June Travis Actress, Monster a-Go Go 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...
17. Jon Cedar Jon Cedar Actor, The Manitou
18. Athena Baumeister Athena Baumeister Actress, Monster & Me
19. Alex Stevens Alex Stevens Stunts, Goodfellas
20. George N. Neise George N. Neise Actor, Experiment Perilous
21. Peter Steele Peter Steele Self, Living the American Nightmare
22. David Miller David Miller Director, Lonely Are the Brave
23. 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 few memorable, 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...
24. Christian Rub Christian Rub Actor, You Can't Take It With You Character actor in Hollywood for two decades from the early 30's.
25. Robert Baker Robert Baker Actor, The Chinese Connection 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...
26. Michael Stroka Michael Stroka Actor, The Edge of Night 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...
27. Peter Rogers Peter Rogers Producer, Carry On... Up the Khyber Peter Rogers was born in Rochester, Kent, on 20th February 1914. Educated at Kings School, Rochester, he began his career as a journalist on the "Kentish Express". Moving to the theatre in the late 1930s, he became Auriol Lee's assistant on such classic West End productions as J.B. Priestley's "People at Sea" and John Van Druten's "Gertie Maud"...
28. George Frideric Handel George Frideric Handel Soundtrack, The Social Network 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. David Chung David Chung Actor, Repo Man
30. 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...
31. Arthur Marx Arthur Marx Writer, Blondie in the Dough
32. Noele Gordon Noele Gordon Actress, Episode #1.3235
33. Ollie Johnston Ollie Johnston Animation Department, Mary Poppins
34. Gerhard Zemann Gerhard Zemann Actor, Caracas
35. Leonard Mudie Leonard Mudie Actor, The Mummy 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...
36. Earle Hodgins Earle Hodgins Actor, Paradise Canyon
37. Michael Whalen Michael Whalen Actor, The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues 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...
38. Mickey Deems Mickey Deems Actor, Finders Weepers
39. Nico Charisse Nico Charisse Miscellaneous Crew, The Sultan's Daughter
40. Dorothy Squires Dorothy Squires Self, Sheena Easton - Pop Singer
41. Sonny Tipton Sonny Tipton Stunts, Big Fish
42. Bill Wendell Bill Wendell Self, Late Show with David Letterman
43. Rami Reddy Rami Reddy Actor, Kshana Kshanam
44. Donald Hotton Donald Hotton Actor, Dances with Wolves
45. Harold Switzer Harold Switzer Actor, Divot Diggers
46. Simone de Beauvoir Simone de Beauvoir Writer, La femme rompue 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...
47. Rentarô Mikuni Rentarô Mikuni Actor, Vengeance is Mine
48. Thorold Dickinson Thorold Dickinson Director, Secret People Born in Bristol, England, Thorold Dickinson began his film career during the silent era as a writer. He went to work for Ealing in the 1930s, first as an editor and then as a director. He directed or produced military training films during World War II, and after the war he turned out a string of unique and well-received films...
49. Julius Sumner Miller Julius Sumner Miller Actor, Episode #1.1
50. Miguel Galván Miguel Galván Actor, Dance with the Devil
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