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1. Dom DeLuise Dom DeLuise Actor, All Dogs Go to Heaven As might be said for the late and great comedians Harvey Korman and Madeline Kahn, it seems that Mel Brooks was the only director on the planet who knew how to best utilize this funnyman's talents on film. Brooks once quipped that, whenever he hired Dom DeLuise for one of his films, he would...
2. Ellen Albertini Dow Ellen Albertini Dow Actress, Wedding Crashers The multifaceted Ellen Albertini was a student of dance and piano at the age of five, and obtained a B.A. and M.A. in theater from Cornell University. She moved to New York, and studied and worked with the legendary likes of Hanya Holm, Martha Graham, Michael Shurtleff, Uta Hagen, Marcel Marceau...
3. Diana Dors Diana Dors Actress, Blonde Sinner Diana Dors was born Diana Mary Fluck on October 23, 1931 in Swindon, Wiltshire, England. She and her mother both nearly died from the traumatic birth. Because of the trauma, her mother lavished on Diana anything and everything she wanted--clothes, toys and dance lessons were the order of the day. Diana's love of films began when her mother took her to the local movies theaters...
4. Moe Howard Moe Howard Actor, Punch Drunks Moe Howard, the "Boss Stooge" and brother of Stooges Curly Howard and Shemp Howard, began his acting career in 1909 by playing bit roles in silent Vitagraph films. At 17 he joined a troupe working on a showboat and also appeared in several two-reel comedy shorts. In 1922 he, brother Shemp and Larry Fine joined roughhouse vaudeville comic Ted Healy...
5. Mary Murphy Mary Murphy Actress, The Wild One This actress' two-decade career produced only one single stand-out film role but that one role as the "good girl" who redeems "bad boy" Marlon Brando's tough biker in the cult flick The Wild One put Mary Murphy at the head of the acting class for one brief shining moment. In others, she proved a lovely distraction amid the male action surrounding her and also...
6. Michael Taliferro Michael Taliferro Actor, Bad Boys
7. Cathryn Damon Cathryn Damon Actress, Soap
8. Sada Thompson Sada Thompson Actress, Family Renowned and highly respected actress Sada Thompson has earned critical acclaim both on stage and TV for her noble, strong-minded matrons, but her more challenging and compelling work has come when her characters have displayed darker, more neurotic tones. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, she was the eldest of three children of magazine editor Hugh Woodruff Thompson and his wife Corlyss Gibson...
9. Alvy Moore Alvy Moore Actor, Green Acres Comic light actor in U.S. films and TV. Born in Vincennes and raised in Terre Haute, IN, Moore studied drama at Indiana State Teachers College before serving in the Marines in WWII. He had a tough time breaking into movies, although he performed in local and regional live theatre. He finally found his niche in television...
10. Harry Earles Harry Earles Actor, Freaks Harry/Kurt (stage name/real name) came over to the U.S. from Germany around 1915 with his sister, Grace/Freida. Once they arrived, they worked for a man named Earles, at which time they adopted his last name. in the early 1920's, their sister Daisy/Hilda joined them and in the mid- to late- 1920's, their sister Tiny/Elly arrived...
11. Katie Johnson Katie Johnson Actress, The Ladykillers British character actress, on stage from 1894. Her many notable theatrical appearances include "Little Lord Fauntleroy" at the Prince's Theatre in Bristol, and, as Lady McClean, in "Escape Me Never" at the Apollo in London (1933) - a part she subsequently took to Broadway two years later. Until well into her seventies...
12. Adam Yauch Adam Yauch Soundtrack, Star Trek Adam Yauch, an only child, was born on August 5, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Frances and Noel Yauch, who is a painter and architect. His father was Catholic (of Irish, German, and French descent) and his mother was Jewish. Adam attended Edward R. Murrow High School in the Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn...
13. Elizabeth Russell Elizabeth Russell Actress, The Corpse Vanishes
14. Todd Starke Todd Starke Actor, The Doris Day Show
15. Ed Bakey Ed Bakey Actor, The Sting
16. Mario Machado Mario Machado Actor, RoboCop 2 Mario Machado has been a fixture of television, film, and radio for over thirty years, and as a news anchor, reporter, narrator, actor, commentator, and producer, he has worked in virtually all aspects of broadcasting. Born in Shanghai, China of both Chinese and Portuguese ancestry, Mario made television history when...
17. Hugh Gillin Hugh Gillin Actor, Back to the Future Part III
18. Jane Randolph Jane Randolph Actress, Cat People Poised and pretty actress Jane Randolph was briefly in the limelight during the 1940s. Born in Ohio in 1919, Jane grew up in Indiana. A couple of years after graduating from high school her interest in an acting career accelerated and she decided to move to Hollywood in 1939 to try her luck. She studied at Max Reinhardt's school and eventually was picked up by Warner Bros...
19. Robert Kent Robert Kent Actor, The Country Girl A former professional prizefighter, Robert Kent entered films after gaining experience on the legitimate stage. His career consisted mostly of playing leads in "B" pictures. His "biggest" picture was probably The Country Girl, in which he was billed eighth, but he specialized in westerns, action/adventure films and serials...
20. Tatyana Samoylova Tatyana Samoylova Actress, The Cranes Are Flying Tatiana Samoilova (Tatyana Samojlova) is a Russian film actress known for the leading roles in The Cranes Are Flying and Anna Karenina. She was born Tatiana Evgenievna Samoilova on May 4, 1934, in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), Russia. Her father, Evgeniy Samoylov, was a notable Russian actor, Her mother, Zinaida Ilyinichna...
21. Michael Carr Michael Carr Actor, Faces of Death
22. Edwin Sherin Edwin Sherin Producer, Law & Order
23. Robert Clampett Robert Clampett Director, Porky in Wackyland Born in San Diego, California, the young Robert Clampett was monumentally moved as a child by the film The Lost World, inspiring him to create a sea-serpent sock-puppet that he used in puppet shows to entertain the neighborhood kids. This led him to create a stuffed Mickey Mouse toy, which became a prototype for the first mass-produced Mickey Mouse doll...
24. Bonnie Lee Bakley Bonnie Lee Bakley Actress, Radio Days
25. Shûji Terayama Shûji Terayama Writer, Farewell to the Ark Terayama Shuji was born the only son of Terayama Hachiro and Terayama Hatsu in Hirosaki City, Aomori on December 10th, 1935; but his birth and name were officially registered on January 10th, 1936. His father, an officer in the "thought police", leaves for the Pacific War in early 1941. He dies in September of 1945 of dysentery on the Indonesian island of Celebes...
26. Jimmie Horan Jimmie Horan Actor, Vertigo
27. Junior Durkin Junior Durkin Actor, Hell's House Quiet, benign, blue-eyed, rangy-framed child/teen actor Junior Durkin, who was an absolute natural on film and possessed major "down home" appeal, showed strong promise in just the few 1930s films he appeared in. A fatal roadster accident quickly ended the dreams of this young "Henry Fonda" type just as he was about to transition into grownup-roles...
28. Thomas Holding Thomas Holding Actor, The Three Musketeers Thomas Holding was born in Greenwich, Kent, England in 1878. Having finished his education at Rugby, he went onto the stage under the management of Charles Hawtrey with whom he appeared in many London productions (he was 14 years on the London stage playing with distinguished Shakespearean actors such as Sir Herbert Tree...
29. Victor Lanoux Victor Lanoux Actor, Louis la brocante
30. Kay Hammond Kay Hammond Actress, Blithe Spirit Delightful, sophisticated English actress, daughter of the distinguished thespian Sir Guy Standing. Kay trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and was taught elocution by Mrs. Patrick Campbell. She made her theatrical debut in "Tilly of Bloomsbury" in 1927. Within just a few years, she had established herself as a regular on the West End stage...
31. John Wengraf John Wengraf Actor, Judgment at Nuremberg A great number of Austrian and German actors were forced to flee their homeland during the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis in the late 1930s only to find themselves smack dab in Hollywood pictures playing thoroughly nefarious Gestapo commanders. Viennese performer John Wengraf was one such actor...
32. Lillian Kemble-Cooper Lillian Kemble-Cooper Actress, Gone with the Wind
33. Valentín Trujillo Valentín Trujillo Actor, Violación
34. Joe Holland Joe Holland Actor, Back to the Beach
35. Vladimír Petruska Vladimír Petruska Actor, Boj sa skoncí zajtra
36. Jack Barry Jack Barry Actor, The Joker's Wild Jack Barry was born March 20, 1918 in Lindenhurst, New York, the son of Cecelia (Hepner) and Max Barasch. In his adult years, he did saloon work until Dan Enright said they should go into game shows. He hosted Winky Dink and You, the first example of interactive TV. He later went on to host Juvenile Jury and Life Begins at 80...
37. Derek Cracknell Derek Cracknell Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, A Clockwork Orange
38. Ángel de Andrés López Ángel de Andrés López Actor, Manos a la obra
39. Michael Miller Michael Miller Actor, Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze
40. Jack Wrather Jr. Jack Wrather Jr. Actor, The Big Land
41. Josip Broz Tito Josip Broz Tito Self, Gustav Husak u Jugoslaviji Born Josip Broz on May 7, 1892, in the Croatian village of Kumrovec, in what was then the Austro-Hungarian Empire (and now is in Slovenia), he was the seventh of 15 children born to Roman Catholic peasants. His blacksmith father, Franjo Broz, was a Croat, and his mother, Marija, was Slovene. After spending part of his childhood years with his maternal grandfather in Podsreda...
42. William Bast William Bast Writer, The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake William Bast, the Edgar-winning TV screenwriter, was the first biographer of cinema icon James Dean, his close friend and lover. Bast and Dean met and became friends and roommates while drama students at U.C.L.A., and later roomed together in New York City. Bast first wrote about Dean a year after his death...
43. Thom Carney Thom Carney Actor, It! The Terror from Beyond Space
44. Gloria McGehee Gloria McGehee Actress, A Child Is Waiting
45. Yelena Samarina Yelena Samarina Actress, The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman Yelena Samarina was born on December 16, 1927 in Omsk, Russian SFSR, USSR as Yelena Georgievna Volozhanina. She was an actress, known for The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman, The Happy Sixties, El filo del miedo and Don Juan in Hell. She was married to Juan Manuel López Iglesias, the founder of Spain's Alta Films. She died on May 4, 2011 in Madrid, Spain.
46. John Whitney John Whitney Actor, Fog Island
47. Edna Holland Edna Holland Actress, Criss Cross As a stage actress Edna Holland appeared in several Broadway productions throughout her career, often under the direction of Broadway impresario David Belasco. Some of her Broadway shows were "The Mandarin," "Post Road" with Lucile Watson, "Dear Old Darling" and "Lorelei." She also appeared in silent movies but in 1920 returned to the stage.
48. Bernie Winters Bernie Winters Self, Blackpool Night Out
49. Anita Stewart Anita Stewart Actress, Virtuous Wives
50. Jack Coogan Sr. Jack Coogan Sr. Actor, The Hayseed
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