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1. Robert Urich Robert Urich Actor, Magnum Force Robert grew up in Toronto, Ohio, where his athletic ability led to a four year football scholarship at Florida State University (FSU). There he earned a B.A. in Communications. He later received an M.A. at Michigan State University and then joined WGN radio in Chicago as a sales account representative...
2. David Lean David Lean Director, Lawrence of Arabia An important British filmmaker, David Lean was born in Croydon in 1908 and brought up in a strict Quaker family (ironically, as a child he wasn't allowed to go to the movies). During the 1920s he briefly considered the possibility of becoming an accountant like his father before finding a job at Gaumont British Studios in 1927...
3. Neville Brand Neville Brand Actor, Stalag 17 Neville Brand joined the US Army in 1939, bent on a career in the military. It was while he was in the army that he made his acting debut, in Army training films, and this experience apparently changed the direction of his life. Once a civilian again, he used his GI Bill education assistance to study drama with the American Theater Wing and then appeared in several Broadway plays...
4. Eric Frank Eric Frank Actor, Brother, Can You Spare an Arrowhead?
5. Fay Bainter Fay Bainter Actress, Woman of the Year Fay Bainter's career began as a child performer in 1898. For some time, she was a member of the traveling cast of the Morosco Stock Company in Los Angeles. In 1912, she made her Broadway debut in 'The Rose of Panama', but this and her subsequent play 'The Bridal Path' (1913), were conspicuous failures...
6. Scott Brady Scott Brady Actor, Gremlins He had the manly good looks and rugged appeal to make it to top stardom in Hollywood and succeeded quite well as a sturdy leading man of standard action on film and TV. Born in Brooklyn on September 13, 1924, Irish-American Scott Brady was christened Gerard Kenneth Tierney (called Jerry) by parents Lawrence and Maria Tierney...
7. Michael Ritchie Michael Ritchie Director, Fletch
8. Graham Jarvis Graham Jarvis Actor, Misery Jarvis attended Williams College before moving to New York to pursue a career in theater. He studied acting at the American Theater Wing and was an original member of the Lincoln Center Repertory Theater.
9. Zoë Lund Zoë Lund Actress, Bad Lieutenant Zoe Lund was born Zoe Tamerlis to a Swedish mother and Romanian father on February 9, 1962 in New York City. She was an accomplished composer/musician and devout political activist at an early age. In 1981 at age 19, Lund gave a stunning performance as Thana, a mousy, mute garment worker and rape victim...
10. Arthur English Arthur English Actor, Are You Being Served? One of Britain's great variety comedians Arthur English was known as 'The Prince of the Wide Boys', a cockney 'spiv' character outrageously dressed on stage and wearing a huge kipper tie. Born in Aldershot, Hants English started his career at an early age appearing in amateur shows but did not become a professional performer until he was 30...
11. Charles Halton Charles Halton Actor, The Best Years of Our Lives A respected stage actor -- he trained at the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts -- since the 1920s, birdlike Charles Halton's thinning hair, rimless glasses and officious manner were familiar to generations of moviegoers. Whether playing the neighborhood busybody, a stern government bureaucrat or weaselly attorney...
12. Daisy Keith Daisy Keith Actress, The Wild One
13. Ron Vawter Ron Vawter Actor, The Silence of the Lambs
14. Byron Haskin Byron Haskin Director, The War of the Worlds After graduation from the University of California at Berkeley, Byron Haskin worked for a time as a newspaper cartoonist. He began his career in the film industry, in 1920, as a commercial-industrial movie photographer, and then as a cameraman for Pathe and International Newsreel. Later he became an assistant director at Selznick Productions...
15. John McLiam John McLiam Actor, First Blood
16. Kay Walsh Kay Walsh Actress, Oliver Twist Kay Walsh graced the British Cinema of the 1930s and 1940s as a leading lady, before maturing into character roles. She was born Kathleen Walsh in London, England of Irish parentage. She and her sister Peggy were raised in Pimlico by their grandmother. She began her career as a dancer in the chorus of several Andre Charlot revues, before performing solo in New York and Berlin...
17. Cy Endfield Cy Endfield Director, Zulu The son of a struggling businessman, Cy Endfield--born Cyril Raker Endfield--worked hard to be admitted to Yale University in 1933. While completing his education he became enamored with progressive theatre and appeared in a New Haven production of a minor Russian play in 1934. He was also profoundly influenced by such friends as writer Paul Jarrico...
18. Alfred Ryder Alfred Ryder Actor, True Grit Alfred Ryder, the veteran actor who appeared on radio and Broadway and in the movies and TV and who also was a renowned stage director, was born Alfred Jacob Corn on January 5, 1916, in New City. He made his professional debut as an actor at the age of eight and attended New York City's Professional Children's School...
19. Pat Summerall Pat Summerall Self, The Replacements
20. Lucille Bremer Lucille Bremer Actress, Meet Me in St. Louis Arthur Freed discovered Lucille when she was working in a nightclub doing a specialty dance act, and decided to cast her as Rose Smith in Meet Me in St. Louis, and began building up her career which never really took off despite being put in 3 big musical productions at MGM. When she married, she decided to retire.
21. Willie Fung Willie Fung Actor, The Letter
22. Robert Osterloh Robert Osterloh Actor, The Wild One
23. Ralph Bushman Ralph Bushman Actor, Our Hospitality
24. Joe Kirk Joe Kirk Actor, Abbott and Costello Go to Mars
25. Edna Ferber Edna Ferber Writer, Giant
26. Alf Sjöberg Alf Sjöberg Director, Miss Julie
27. Joe Feeney Joe Feeney Self, Tribute to Bing Crosby
28. Roland Topor Roland Topor Writer, The Tenant Roland Topor (1938-1997) was a French illustrator, painter, writer and filmmaker. In 1962 he created the Panic Movement (mouvement panique), together with Alejandro Jodorowsky and Fernando Arrabal. Topor wrote the novel "The Tenant" (1964), which was filmed by Roman Polanski as The Tenant (a remake of the film...
29. Sol Saks Sol Saks Writer, Bewitched Sol Saks, the screenwriter and TV executive who became a millionaire for writing the pilot for the TV series Bewitched, was born on December 13, 1910 n New York City, though he was raised Chicago from the time he was two-years-old. A radio actor as a child, Saks started out his professional life as an adult as a journalist...
30. Danny O'Dea Danny O'Dea Actor, Rita, Sue and Bob Too!
31. Johnny Torrio Johnny Torrio Uncategorised Prohibition-era gang boss Johnny Torrio was born Giovanni Torrio in Irsina, Italy. When Johnny was two years old his father died, and his mother left Italy for New York City. Torrio got his start in the criminal underworld at an early age, working as a bouncer in several Manhattan dives. He eventually joined a street gang and within a short time was the gang's leader...
32. Helen Lloyd Breed Helen Lloyd Breed Actress, The Witches of Eastwick
33. Regis Cordic Regis Cordic Actor, The Transformers: The Movie
34. Daryl Gates Daryl Gates Self, Post No Bills Founder of the SWAT team and Chief of the Los Angeles Police department for longer than any other Chief in the history of the Los Angeles Police department. Daryl Gates was born on August 30, 1926 in California. He is considered one of the most influential leaders in LAPD history and was famous for his strong stance against drugs...
35. John Benson John Benson Actor, The Blob
36. David Bond David Bond Actor, The Return of the Living Dead
37. Alexander Doré Alexander Doré Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
38. Marie Quillan Marie Quillan Actress, Hurricane Horseman
39. Lili Muráti Lili Muráti Actress, Doctor Zhivago
40. Anabel Shaw Anabel Shaw Actress, Gun Crazy
41. Andy Russell Andy Russell Actor, Make Mine Music Born in Los Angeles to Mexican immigrant parents, Andy Russell, who took his professional name from one of his idols, Russ Columbo, acheived his greatest U.S. popularity in the 1940s. As with Columbo and Bing Crosby before him, he started out singing with Gus Arnheim's orchestra at the Cocoanut Grove...
42. Tim Kramer Tim Kramer Actor, Gayracula Douglas Murrell Cooper, known to the XXX world as Tim Kramer, died on April 16th 1992 in Columbus, Ohio, from complications brought on by AIDS. He was born in Milton, West Virginia on February 2 1958. Upon graduation from high school in Columbus, he moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida where he modeled for Target Studios...
43. Nora Ricci Nora Ricci Actress, Death in Venice
44. Madeleine Desdevises Madeleine Desdevises Actress, The Hussy
45. Irasema Dilián Irasema Dilián Actress, Wuthering Heights
46. Ann Mui Ann Mui Actress, Police Story 2
47. George Beverly Shea George Beverly Shea Actor, The Mighty Fortress
48. Yasunari Kawabata Yasunari Kawabata Writer, Kurutta ippêji
49. John Godey John Godey Writer, The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
50. Warde Donovan Warde Donovan Actor, The Convict's Revenge
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