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1. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Actor, Little Caesar Although he appeared in approximately 100 movies or TV shows, Douglas Elton Ulman--better known as Douglas Fairbanks Jr.--never really intended to take up acting as a career. However, the environment he was born into and the circumstances naturally led him to be a thespian. Noblesse oblige. The son...
2. Ray Harryhausen Ray Harryhausen Producer, Clash of the Titans When it comes to motion picture special effects, there is only one name that personifies movie magic - Ray Harryhausen. From his debut films with George Pal to his final film, Harryhausen imbued magic and visual strength to motion picture special effects as no other technician has, before or since...
3. Thomas Bridegroom Thomas Bridegroom Self, BJ and Racquia
4. Mary Philbin Mary Philbin Actress, The Phantom of the Opera Mary Philbin's life should be a lesson to domineering parents. Mary was born on July 16, 1903, in Chicago, Illinois, to John Philbin and his first wife and namesake, Mary. The child was regarded as a little beauty from an early age and her mother was exceedingly proud of her and loved to show her off...
5. Judith Evelyn Judith Evelyn Actress, Rear Window
6. Aubrey Woods Aubrey Woods Actor, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Aubrey entered the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art after winning a Leverhulme Scholarship in 1954. He left after two years to work in rep at Worthing, Richmond, Palmer's Green and Leatherhead. He did seasons at Startford on Avon and Regents Park Open Air and appeared in West End productions of "Men Without Shadows"...
7. Ross Hagen Ross Hagen Actor, The Hellcats Rough'n'tumble character actor Ross Hagen was born as Leland Lando Lilly on May 21, 1938 in Williams, Arizona. He was the son of Lando Irvin Lilly and Mary Alice Johnson. Handsome and rugged, with a highly distinctive deep gravelly voice and a commandingly raw masculine screen presence, Ross was frequently...
8. Nicholas Worth Nicholas Worth Actor, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Character actor Nicholas Worth was born on September 4th, 1937 in St. Louis, Missouri. A big, beefy and imposing hulk of a man, Worth was often cast as extremely nasty and intimidating villains. Worth served in the armed forces as a paratrooper during the Vietnam war. Worth made his film debut in For Pete's Sake...
9. Tony Genaro Tony Genaro Actor, Tremors
10. Warner Baxter Warner Baxter Actor, 42nd Street Warner Baxter claimed to have an early pre-disposition toward show business: "I discovered a boy a block away who would eat worms and swallow flies for a penny. For one-third of the profits, I exhibited him in a tent." When he was age 9, his widowed mother moved to San Francisco where, following the earthquake of 1906...
11. Adele Mara Adele Mara Actress, Sands of Iwo Jima Born Adelaide Delgado in 1925, Spanish-American Adele Mara was a singer/dancer with Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra in Detroit by the age of 15. Cugat took the beautiful, brown-eyed brunette to New York where she was spotted by a Columbia talent scout and signed in 1942. There she played brisk leading ladies in a series of standard...
12. Dawn Addams Dawn Addams Actress, The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse Maybe because her beauty was too smooth or because her acting talents were limited or both, Dawn Addams, the daughter of an R.A.F. officer, had an undistinguished film career, in which second-rate pictures far outnumber quality ones. Among the latter: Otto Preminger's risqué (for its time) The Moon Is Blue, Charles Chaplin's bitter A King in New York and Fritz Lang's last The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse.
13. Alan Baxter Alan Baxter Actor, Saboteur Before there was an Alan Ladd, there was another furtive-eyed, baby-faced, cigarette-dangling villain named Alan, impacting the movie scene with his various colorless and cold-hearted thugs, mobsters and killers. Dark-haired, bullet-headed actor Alan Baxter earned a noticeable degree of popularity back in the late 30s and 40s with his various despicables...
14. Colin Blakely Colin Blakely Actor, The Pink Panther Strikes Again
15. Machiko Soga Machiko Soga Actress, Kamen Rider Stronger
16. Eddie Rabbitt Eddie Rabbitt Self, Body and Soul Country singer, songwriter, and guitarist Edward Thomas Rabbitt was born on November 27, 1941 to Irish immigrant parents in Brooklyn, New York. Rabbitt was raised in East Orange, New Jersey. Eddie recorded songs for the labels 20th Century Records and Columbia Records in the 1960's. In 1968 Rabbitt moved to Nashville...
17. Charles King Charles King Actor, Please Excuse Me In films since childhood (as a teenager he appeared in The Birth of a Nation), Charles King played a variety of roles in silent films, and even made a series of comedy shorts for Universal in the 1920s. However, it was as a villain in sound westerns that King achieved his greatest fame. In the 1930s and 1940s his jowly face...
18. Babs Chula Babs Chula Actress, Cheats Babz Chula grew up in a working-class Jewish neighborhood in Jamaica, N.Y. Her father Larry was a mechanic and stock-car driver who was killed in a race when he was just 27, leaving his wife, Abby, a 24-year-old widow, to raise Babz and her brother. Abby was a booking agent for Leonard Berstein. The family settled in Los Angeles where Babz won a scholarship to the California Institute of the Arts...
19. Virgil Frye Virgil Frye Actor, Revenge of the Ninja
20. Dennis Crosby Dennis Crosby Actor, Sergeants 3 American occasional actor, son of Bing Crosby and Dixie Lee. Born into show business as his father was becoming a superstar, Crosby and his three brothers grew up in wealth, but reportedly suffered at best inattention and unkindness, and possibly actual abuse at worst, from their father, at least according to a memoir written by Dennis's brother...
21. Linda Dangcil Linda Dangcil Actress, The Young and the Restless
22. Gunter Sachs Gunter Sachs Producer, Happening in Weiß
23. Diana Chesney Diana Chesney Actress, The Great Mouse Detective
24. Margaretha Krook Margaretha Krook Actress, Persona
25. Lori Michaels Lori Michaels Actress, Ghost Town
26. Kevyn Aucoin Kevyn Aucoin Actor, Zoolander
27. Jim B. Smith Jim B. Smith Actor, Homicide: Who Killed Who?
28. Max Palmer Max Palmer Actor, Killer Ape
29. Pamela Green Pamela Green Actress, Peeping Tom Pamela Green was a wonderful woman who began as an artist, spending seven years studying art and painting, including the last four years at St. Martin's School of Art in London. During the late 1950s, when the magazine "Kamera" created by Pamela and George Harrison Marks became hugely successful, Pamela would be busy finding and training other models to appear in the magazine...
30. Arch Whiting Arch Whiting Actor, The Alternative Factor
31. Mort Weisinger Mort Weisinger Miscellaneous Crew, Panic in the Sky Weisinger was the long-time editor of DC Comics' Superman line of titles. He also branched out to being story editor of "The Adventures of Superman" live-action series in the 1950s and "The New Adventures of Superman" animated series in the 1960s. He retired from DC around 1970 and was succeeded by Julius Schwartz on the Superman titles.
32. Jimmy Conlin Jimmy Conlin Actor, Anatomy of a Murder
33. Wade Boteler Wade Boteler Actor, The Green Hornet Strikes Again! Ubiquitous character actor in scores of Hollywood films from the 20's until his death, very often in the role of police inspector.
34. Jeffrey Mylett Jeffrey Mylett Actor, Brewster's Millions Jeffrey was born on June 8th in North Canton, Ohio. He attended Hoover High School there and always knew he wanted to be an actor. He went on to Carnegie-Mellon University but dropped out in 1969, and moved to New York. He was called back awhile later by a college friend, John-Michael Tebelak, who was creating the musical GODSPELL for his master's thesis in college...
35. Jessica James Jessica James Actress, Diner
36. Mickey Carroll Mickey Carroll Self, Memories of Oz At age 7, he began dance lessons at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Missouri. It was at the Fox that he met entertainer Jack Haley. Haley took him to Hollywood, where one of his first jobs was as "Mickey" in approximately seven of the Spanky and Our Gang series. At 17 he was one of six bellhops in the 'Call for Phillip Morris' live radio ads...
37. Severiano Ballesteros Severiano Ballesteros Self, Episode dated 31 March 2008
38. Antonio Salieri Antonio Salieri Soundtrack, Iron Man Antonio Salieri was born in 1750 into a prosperous Italian family of merchants. He studied harpsichord and violin from an early age, and after the death of his parents, continued his music studies in Venice. His talent was noticed by Viennise composer Florian Grassman, who invited him to Vienna, where Salieri remained for the rest of his life...
39. Linda Brent Linda Brent Actress, Below the Border
40. Fuji Fuji Actor, The Wrecking Crew
41. Steve Clemente Steve Clemente Actor, King Kong
42. Olga Lindo Olga Lindo Actress, An Inspector Calls
43. María Luisa Bemberg María Luisa Bemberg Writer, I Don't Want to Talk About It
44. Seve Ballesteros Seve Ballesteros Self, Episode #1.4
45. Shirl Conway Shirl Conway Actress, An Unweeded Garden
46. Seymour Green Seymour Green Actor, Suez 1956
47. Maurice Klugman Maurice Klugman Producer, Seldom Silent, Never Heard
48. Wolfgang Reichmann Wolfgang Reichmann Actor, Woyzeck
49. Max Miller Max Miller Actor, Hoots Mon He was one of Britain's prime comedians of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. The beloved, notoriously ribald Max Miller was born of humble circumstances in Brighton, England in 1894. The juvenile dropped out of school at 12 and drifted about aimlessly for several years until called up by the Army to serve in the First World War...
50. Isabella Blow Isabella Blow Actress, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
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