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1. Ken Curtis Ken Curtis Actor, The Searchers Considering the kind of scruffy, backwoods, uneducated, Deep-South hillbilly types he played, many people would be surprised to hear that Ken Curtis wasn't actually born in the south but in the small town of Las Animas, Colorado, the son of the town sheriff. They would probably be even more surprised to learn that he began his show business career as a singer in the big-band era...
2. Ed Begley Ed Begley Actor, 12 Angry Men Charismatic character star Edward James Begley was born in Hartford, Connecticut of Irish parents and educated at St.Patrick's school. His interest in acting first surfaced at the age of nine, when he performed amateur theatricals at the Hartford Globe Theatre. Determined to make his own way, he left home aged eleven and drifted from job to job...
3. Dabbs Greer Dabbs Greer Actor, The Green Mile Dabbs Greer was a very familiar face in films and especially on TV. He was a sort of "everyman" in his roles and played merchants, preachers, businessmen, and other "pillars of the community" types as well as assorted villains. With his plain looking face, wavy hair and mellow, distinctive voice he was a solid supporting actor...
4. Rory Calhoun Rory Calhoun Actor, Motel Hell Born Francis Timothy McCown in Los Angeles, Rory Calhoun starred in over 80 films and 1,000 television episodes. Before becoming an actor he worked as a boxer, a lumberjack, a truck driver and a cowpuncher. Tall and handsome, he benefited from a screen test at 20th Century-Fox, arranged for him by Sue Carol...
5. William Campbell William Campbell Actor, Dementia 13
6. Patricia Medina Patricia Medina Actress, Mr. Arkadin Patricia Paz Maria Medina was born on July 19, 1919 in Liverpool, England to a Spanish father and an English mother. She began acting as a teenager in the late 1930s and worked her way up to leading roles in the mid-1940s, where she left for Hollywood. Medina teamed up with British actor Louis Hayward and they appeared together in Fortunes of Captain Blood...
7. Ricardo Cortez Ricardo Cortez Actor, The Maltese Falcon Ricardo Cortez was born Jacob Krantz in New York City, New York, the son of Sarah (Lefkowitz) and Moses/Morris Krantz, Austrian Jewish immigrants who moved to NY just before he was born. His brother was cinematographer Stanley Cortez, who also changed his surname. Cortez worked a number of jobs while he trained as an actor...
8. Jerome Bixby Jerome Bixby Writer, The Man from Earth
9. Pat Henning Pat Henning Actor, On the Waterfront
10. Dee Carroll Dee Carroll Actress, The Stunt Man
11. Ken Hughes Ken Hughes Writer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Ken Hughes was an award-winning writer and director who flourished in the 1950s and 1960s, though he continued directing into the early 1980s. Born in Liverpool, England, on January 19, 1922, Hughes decided early in his life that he wanted to be a filmmaker. When he was 14 years old he won an amateur movie-making contest...
12. Roderick Thorp Roderick Thorp Writer, Die Hard Novelist, short-story writer, teacher -- and private detective. He wrote two novels that would be turned into theatrical films, "The Detective" (1966), which became The Detective; and "Nothing Lasts Forever" (1979), which became Die Hard. His 1986 novel "Rainbow Drive" was later produced as a made-for-TV movie...
13. Ben Gage Ben Gage Actor, Friday's Child
14. Andrew Cruickshank Andrew Cruickshank Actor, El Cid
15. Steve Conte Steve Conte Actor, The Wild World of Batwoman Steve Conte was born on January 16, 1920, in Gagliato, Italy. He came to the US with his family in 1926. They sailed to New York, where he spent his teenage years. During WWII he served in the Army Air Corps, where he was based in Europe. Soon after the war he married and had two children, Shirley and Bruce...
16. Paul Daneman Paul Daneman Actor, Zulu
17. Robin Irvine Robin Irvine Actor, Easy Virtue Handsome stage and screen actor Robin Irvine born in London in 1901. Educated at Aldenham School and Mill Hill School. His first appearance on stage as Captain D'Arcy in 'My Lady Frayle' in Ipswich on Boxing Day in 1918 made his London stage debut in 1923, most notable stage role was in 'Beau Geste' at His Majesty's Theatre...
18. Benito Mussolini Benito Mussolini Self, Cavalcade of Faith
19. Russell Metty Russell Metty Cinematographer, Spartacus Cinematographer Russell Metty, a superb craftsman who worked with such top directors as John Huston, Stanley Kubrick, Steven Spielberg and Orson Welles, was born in Los Angeles on Septmeber 20, 1906. Entering the movie industry as a lab assistant, Metty apprenticed as as an assistant cameraman and graduated to lighting cameraman at RKO Radio Pictures in 1935...
20. Jack Big Head Jack Big Head Actor, Jim Thorpe -- All-American
21. Arch Hall Sr. Arch Hall Sr. Actor, Eegah
22. Ciccio Ingrassia Ciccio Ingrassia Actor, Amarcord He met Franco Franchi in 1954, and they formed a memorable duo in over 130 films, but he showed his talent in many films of important Italian directors, Fellini, Comencini and Pasolini. His performance in Fellini's film Amarcord was memorable. His only son, Giampiero, is an appreciated actor of theatre and television.
23. Keith Harris Keith Harris Self, When Louis Met... Keith Harris & Orville in Panto
24. Harry Joe Brown Harry Joe Brown Producer, Knickerbocker Holiday Harry Joe Brown got his start in the theater, where he was an actor and director. He went to Hollywood and became a director--mostly of second features--at Universal Pictures in 1930, then went over to Paramount from 1932 to 1933. His main focus was as a producer, however, and he produced quite a few films for Columbia Pictures...
25. Jimmy Rogers Jimmy Rogers Actor, Calaboose
26. René Féret René Féret Actor, Mozart's Sister
27. Jack Shea Jack Shea Director, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
28. Bobby Johnson Bobby Johnson Actor, The Americanization of Jeannie
29. Gregg Fedderson Gregg Fedderson Actor, Travels with Cissy
30. Robert Beck Robert Beck Writer, Trick Baby
31. Virginia Wood Virginia Wood Actress, Lady in Cement
32. Ann Bupp Ann Bupp Actress, Gone with the Wind
33. Aileen Raymond Aileen Raymond Actress, Crossroads
34. Donald Stewart Donald Stewart Writer, The Hunt for Red October
35. Walter Mathews Walter Mathews Actor, General Hospital
36. Oni Faida Lampley Oni Faida Lampley Actress, One Life to Live
37. John Wilkinson John Wilkinson Sound Department, Platoon
38. Lance Heywood Lance Heywood Director, Dixie Dynamite and the All-Star Tit Queens
39. Vern Gosdin Vern Gosdin Self, Episode #4.20
40. Treg Brown Treg Brown Editor, What's Opera, Doc?
41. Kenny Kerr Kenny Kerr Actor, The Associate Kenny Kerr was an actor and impersonator of the stars. Las Vegas Review-Journal described Kenny's impressions : "Kerr's impressions of Cher and Barbra Streisand were matched by his comedic skills as the show's saucy host". General audiences know him from the blockbuster movie The Associate (1996) where he co starred with major league actors Whoopi Goldberg and Diane Wiest.
42. Francis Bacon Francis Bacon Self, Francis Bacon
43. Tommy Newsom Tommy Newsom Music Department, Night of 100 Stars
44. Madge Brindley Madge Brindley Actress, Hobson's Choice
45. Lane Nakano Lane Nakano Actor, Go for Broke!
46. Tex Phelps Tex Phelps Actor, Randy Rides Alone
47. Aloha Wray Aloha Wray Actress, Irish Luck
48. Jacqueline Porel Jacqueline Porel Actress, Love and the Frenchwoman
49. Gertrude Claire Gertrude Claire Actress, The Coward Claire made her stage debut at 16 and later played on the stage in New York with John Drew, Edwin Booth and Richard Mansfield. At one time, she managed her own stock company in Boston.
50. Furio Scarpelli Furio Scarpelli Writer, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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