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1. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Producer, Rheingold Theatre Although he appeared in approximately 100 movies or TV shows, 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. He was born Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Jr. in New York City...
2. Judith Evelyn Judith Evelyn Actress, Rear Window
3. Ray Harryhausen Ray Harryhausen Thanks, The Harryhausen Chronicles 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...
4. Dawn Addams Dawn Addams Actress, The Vault of Horror 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.
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. Alan Baxter Alan Baxter Actor, Judgment at Nuremberg 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...
8. Ross Hagen Ross Hagen Actor, Red Dead Redemption Rough-and-tumble character actor Ross Hagen was born Leland Lando Lilly on May 21, 1938, in Williams, AZ, 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 cast...
9. 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...
10. Colin Blakely Colin Blakely Actor, The Pink Panther Strikes Again
11. Machiko Soga Machiko Soga Actress, Electronic Squadron Denziman
12. The Stick The Stick Actor, Student Bodies The Stick was an extremely thin and zany comic actor who alas had a regrettably brief career in films and television. The Stick was born Patrick Boone Varnell on January 22, 1941 in Lawton, Oklahoma. Varnell graduated from Ardmore High School in Ardmore, Oklahoma in 1960. Patrick gave a delightfully...
13. 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...
14. Linda Dangcil Linda Dangcil Actress, The Flying Nun
15. Thomas Bridegroom Thomas Bridegroom Self, The X-Effect
16. Tony Genaro Tony Genaro Actor, Tremors Character actor Anthony Genaro Acosta was born on October 15, 1942 in Gallup, New Mexico. The oldest sibling in a family of four boys and one girl, Genaro attended San Diego State University and worked as a licensed psychiatric technician at Patton State Hospital in Patton, California for several years prior to embarking on an acting career in the early 1970's...
17. Wade Boteler Wade Boteler Actor, The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
18. 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...
19. Charles King Charles King Actor, Trouble in Texas 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...
20. Eddie Rabbitt Eddie Rabbitt Soundtrack, Everybody Wants Some!! Country singer, songwriter & guitarist Edward Thomas Rabbitt was born on a holiday, of Thanksgiving, on Thursday, November 27th, 1941, {the fourth Thursday,of November}, 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 decade...
21. Virgil Frye Virgil Frye Actor, Revenge of the Ninja Character actor Virgil Charles Frye was born on August 21, 1930 in Estherville, Iowa. A former Golden Gloves boxing champion, Frye worked in the cornfields in Iowa and was active in the civil rights movement in Alabama before he first began acting in films and TV shows in the mid-1960's. Virgil often played either tough guys or police officers...
22. 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"...
23. Jimmy Conlin Jimmy Conlin Actor, Anatomy of a Murder
24. Arch Whiting Arch Whiting Actor, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
25. Babs Chula Babs Chula Actress, Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog 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...
26. Jessica James Jessica James Actress, Diner
27. Diana Chesney Diana Chesney Actress, The Great Mouse Detective
28. 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...
29. H.H. Holmes H.H. Holmes Considered to be the first American serial-killer and possibly the most prolific, he was also a con-man and a bigamist. Holmes was a doctor who studied medicine at Ann Arbor. He then moved to New York where he practised briefly. His first brush with the law occurred there when some corpses where found in his possession...
30. Steve Clemente Steve Clemente Actor, King Kong
31. Lori Michaels Lori Michaels Actress, Ghost Town
32. Max Palmer Max Palmer Actor, Killer Ape
33. Margaretha Krook Margaretha Krook Actress, Persona
34. 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...
35. Vincent D. Survinski Vincent D. Survinski Actor, Night of the Living Dead
36. Jeffrey Mylett Jeffrey Mylett Actor, Godspell 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...
37. Gunter Sachs Gunter Sachs Producer, Happening in Weiß
38. Kevyn Aucoin Kevyn Aucoin Makeup Department, The Night We Never Met
39. John Krish John Krish Director, The Jesus Film
40. Yoshimitsu Banno Yoshimitsu Banno Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Throne of Blood Yoshimitsu Banno studied at Toho under such directors as Hiromichi Horikawa, Mikio Naruse, Kengo Furusawa and Seiji Maruyama. By 1970 Toho was ready to promote him to full director, and the resulting project, Birth of the Japanese Islands (1970) played at Osaka's Expo 70, attracting record-breaking crowds...
41. David Piel David Piel Actor, Killer Klowns from Outer Space
42. Vickie Lester Vickie Lester Actress, Tom, Dick and Harry
43. Jim B. Smith Jim B. Smith Actor, The Rangers
44. Lydia Bruce Lydia Bruce Actress, The Doctors
45. 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...
46. Linda Brent Linda Brent Actress, Below the Border
47. Gilbert Lewis Gilbert Lewis Actor, General Hospital
48. Maurice Klugman Maurice Klugman Producer, Quincy M.E.
49. Tanis Chandler Tanis Chandler Actress, The Trap Tanis Chandler was born in Nantes, France on August 20, 1924. Her real name (and birth-name) is Tanis Anne Goldthwaite and she is the daughter of composer/soloist Chandler Goldthwaite. Her early education was at the Chateau de Bure school in Paris, Saint Joseph's in Arizona and The Westlake School for Girls in Los Angeles...
50. Sheldon Lewis Sheldon Lewis Actor, Orphans of the Storm
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