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1. Ken Curtis Ken Curtis Actor, Gunsmoke 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. William Campbell William Campbell Actor, Dementia 13
3. Rory Calhoun Rory Calhoun Actor, The Texan Rory Calhoun was born Francis Timothy McCown in Los Angeles, the son of Elizabeth Cuthbert and James McCown. Rory 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...
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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...
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 New York 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. Bradford Jackson Bradford Jackson Actor, The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent Bradford Jackson, real-name Herman Budlow, was born on December 23, 1928 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In his childhood during the 1930s he was billed as "The World's Youngest Magician". In 1953, after leaving the service, he signed a contract with Universal-International Studio. Brad Jackson's best-known roles are in the sci-fi classic...
9. Donald E. Stewart Donald E. Stewart Writer, The Hunt for Red October
10. Jerome Bixby Jerome Bixby Writer, The Man from Earth
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. Scott Walker Scott Walker Actor, High Plains Drifter
14. 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...
15. Arch Hall Sr. Arch Hall Sr. Actor, Eegah
16. Benito Mussolini Benito Mussolini Self, Cavalcade of Faith Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini was born in Predappio, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. He was the son of Alessandro Mussolini, a socialist, and Rosa Maltoni, a devout Catholic schoolteacher. In 1915, Mussolini married Donna Rachele Guidi. Together, they had five children. On October 31, 1922, at the age of 39...
17. Dee Carroll Dee Carroll Actress, The Stunt Man
18. Richard Tretter Richard Tretter Actor, Wings of Chance
19. Paul Daneman Paul Daneman Actor, Zulu
20. Gregg Fedderson Gregg Fedderson Actor, Family Affair
21. Oni Faida Lampley Oni Faida Lampley Actress, One Life to Live
22. Jimmy Rogers Jimmy Rogers Actor, Calaboose
23. Ben Gage Ben Gage Actor, The Big Operator
24. Keith Harris Keith Harris Self, The Keith Harris Show
25. 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, he apprenticed as an assistant cameraman and graduated to lighting cameraman at RKO Radio Pictures in 1935...
26. Walter Mathews Walter Mathews Actor, General Hospital
27. 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.
28. Tommy Newsom Tommy Newsom Music Department, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
29. Aileen Raymond Aileen Raymond Actress, Crossroads
30. Pinchoo Kapoor Pinchoo Kapoor Actor, Don
31. Pui-Wah Chan Pui-Wah Chan Producer, Chungking Express
32. Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes Richard 'Racehorse' Haynes Actor, Still Holding On: The Legend of Cadillac Jack Legendary colorful and flamboyant Texas criminal defense attorney Richard "Racehorse" Haynes was born on April 3, 1927 in Houston, Texas. The son of a San Antonio, Texas plasterer, Haynes worked the summers in the oil fields prior to winning a scholarship to the University of Houston. He twice served...
33. Pat Henning Pat Henning Actor, On the Waterfront
34. Barry Howard Barry Howard Actor, Hi-de-Hi!
35. Ann Bupp Ann Bupp Actress, Gone with the Wind
36. Hilde Hildebrand Hilde Hildebrand Actress, Große Freiheit Nr. 7
37. Vern Gosdin Vern Gosdin Soundtrack, Starman
38. Virginia Wood Virginia Wood Actress, Lady in Cement
39. Harry Joe Brown Harry Joe Brown Producer, Crossroads 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...
40. René Féret René Féret Actor, Nannerl, la soeur de Mozart
41. John Stears John Stears Special Effects, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
42. Jack Big Head Jack Big Head Actor, Jim Thorpe -- All-American
43. Penelope Fitzgerald Penelope Fitzgerald Writer, The Bookshop
44. Richard K. Olsen Richard K. Olsen Actor, The Night Flier He was an actor, drama teacher, and church goer. Richard K. Olsen also helped establish The Wilmington Opera House Theater Company. Here he acted with Frank Capra Jr. in Arsenic and Old Lace, Brian Kerwin in Cat on A Hot Tin Roof, and football star Joe Namath performing Cactus Flower. The latter being the theater's first production in 1985...
45. Harry Liedtke Harry Liedtke Actor, The Merry Jail
46. Aaron Aites Aaron Aites Director, Until the Light Takes Us
47. Esa Pakarinen Esa Pakarinen Actor, Rovaniemen markkinoilla
48. Francis Bacon Francis Bacon Self, Francis Bacon
49. Bobby Johnson Bobby Johnson Actor, Gang War
50. Jack Shea Jack Shea Director, The Jeffersons
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