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1. Anthony Newley Anthony Newley Soundtrack, The Wolf of Wall Street Born in London's East End, Anthony 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. Newley was called up to the Army for his National Service and by the late _1950s had a hit song...
2. Ellen Corby Ellen Corby Actress, Vertigo 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...
3. 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...
4. Christine White Christine White Actress, Magnum Force
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. Athena Baumeister Athena Baumeister Actress, Little Reaper
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. Maudie Prickett Maudie Prickett Actress, The Story of Jack Referees Wrestling Match
12. Mike Road Mike Road Actor, The Herculoids
13. George N. Neise George N. Neise Actor, Experiment Perilous
14. 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...
15. Earle Hodgins Earle Hodgins Actor, Paradise Canyon
16. John S. Ragin John S. Ragin Actor, Santa Barbara
17. Jon Cedar Jon Cedar Actor, The Manitou
18. Mario Carotenuto Mario Carotenuto Actor, Lo scopone scientifico
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. Peter Steele Peter Steele Self, Living the American Nightmare
22. Christian Rub Christian Rub Actor, You Can't Take It with You Character actor in Hollywood for two decades from the early 30's.
23. 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...
24. 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"...
25. Harold Switzer Harold Switzer Actor, Teacher's Beau
26. 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...
27. Noele Gordon Noele Gordon Actress, Episode #1.3235
28. David Miller David Miller Director, Lonely Are the Brave
29. Mickey Deems Mickey Deems Actor, Finders Weepers
30. Dorothy Squires Dorothy Squires Actress, Stars in Your Eyes
31. 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...
32. Pete Dunn Pete Dunn Actor, The Monster of Piedras Blancas
33. Gene Thompson Gene Thompson Writer, Try and Catch Me
34. Ollie Johnston Ollie Johnston Animation Department, Mary Poppins
35. 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...
36. 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...
37. Nico Charisse Nico Charisse Miscellaneous Crew, The Sultan's Daughter
38. Gerhard Zemann Gerhard Zemann Actor, Caracas
39. Arthur Marx Arthur Marx Writer, Blondie in the Dough
40. Rami Reddy Rami Reddy Actor, Kshana Kshanam
41. Rentarô Mikuni Rentarô Mikuni Actor, Vengeance is Mine
42. 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...
43. 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...
44. Trevor Murray Trevor Murray Visual Effects, Titanic
45. David Chung David Chung Actor, Repo Man
46. Miguel Galván Miguel Galván Actor, Dance with the Devil
47. Britt Wood Britt Wood Actor, Detour to Danger
48. Donald Hotton Donald Hotton Actor, Dances with Wolves
49. 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...
50. Vladimir Mayakovsky Vladimir Mayakovsky Writer, The Young Lady and the Holligan Vladimir Mayakovsky was the leading Russian Futurist poet of the 20th century who created an entirely new form of Russian poetry loosely resembling such modern day rappers as Eminem and Snoop Dogg. He was born Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky on July 19, 1893, in the town of Bagdadi...
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