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1. Michael Parks Michael Parks Actor, Kill Bill: Vol. 2 Michael Parks is known as an actor's actor by his peers with a breadth of astonishing range that has allowed him to portray stunning contrasts - sometimes in the same film, like in 2014's Tusk, starring in dual roles as an erudite serial killer opposite 'Justin Long', and as a feeble rube opposite Johnny Depp...
2. Lena Horne Lena Horne Self, That's Entertainment! III Lena Calhoun Horne was born June 30, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York. In her biography she stated that on the day she was born, her father was in the midst of a card game trying to get money to pay the hospital costs. Her parents divorced while she was still a toddler. Her mother left later in order to find work as an actress and Lena was left in the care of her grandparents...
3. Chris Boykin Chris Boykin Writer, Rob & Big
4. Philip Dorn Philip Dorn Actor, Random Harvest A former matinee idol in Holland and Germany, he fled to America before WWII and portrayed anti-Nazi patriots and continental romancers in Hollywood. Forced to retire after suffering an injury while on stage in Holland 1955, he lived out the rest of his life in relative seclusion. Dogged by ill health (phlebitis) in post-war years, he suffered the first of a series of heart attacks in 1945.
5. Edmond O'Brien Edmond O'Brien Actor, The Wild Bunch Oscar-winner Edmond O'Brien was one of the most-respected character actors in American cinema, from his heyday of the mid-1940s through the late 1960s. Born on September 10, 1915, in the New York City borough of The Bronx, O'Brien learned the craft of performance as a magician, reportedly tutored by neighbor Harry Houdini...
6. Elizabeth Wilson Elizabeth Wilson Actress, The Graduate Elizabeth Wilson was born April 4, 1921, in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Marie Ethel and Dunning Wilson. She attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, and studied with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Elizabeth's debut film appearance was an uncredited role in Notorious...
7. Marion Lorne Marion Lorne Actress, The Graduate Forever embraced as the mumbling, bumbling Aunt Clara on the Bewitched television series, endearing character actress Marion Lorne had a five-decade-long career on the stage before ever becoming a familiar TV household name. Born Marion Lorne MacDougall on August 12, 1883 (other sources list 1885 and 1888)...
8. Alice Faye Alice Faye Soundtrack, Yes Man Alice Faye started her career as singer with Rudy Vallee's band in the early 1930s in New York. She went with Vallee to Hollywood, when he was able to get a number for her in George White's Scandals. When the female star of this film, Lilian Harvey left the set, Faye got her role. In her early years in Hollywood...
9. Quentin Dean Quentin Dean Actress, In the Heat of the Night
10. Margaret Lindsay Margaret Lindsay Actress, Jezebel Picture-pretty brunette Margaret Lindsay was one of a number of pleasant, sweet-natured ingénues who could do no wrong in a score of 1930s stylish Hollywood pictures. Such altruistic love interests were often overlooked in pictures that were carried by the flashy histrionics of a jaunty James Cagney or temperamental Bette Davis...
11. Alan King Alan King Self, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
12. Al Nalbandian Al Nalbandian Actor, James and the Giant Peach
13. Hoke Howell Hoke Howell Actor, Another 48 Hrs. A consummate character actor whose deep Southern drawl (courtesy of a Georgia birth and South Carolina upbringing) made him a highly sought-after personality. Howell began his career on Broadway in "Make A Million." Hollywood took note of his accent and tried to make the best use of it, from a minor role in Splendor in the Grass (1961) to the Preacher in Grand Theft Auto...
14. Robert Miles Robert Miles Soundtrack, City of Ghosts
15. Finlay Currie Finlay Currie Actor, Ben-Hur Scottish-born Finlay Currie was a former church organist and choirmaster who made his stage debut at 20 years of age. It took him 34 more years before making his first film, but he worked steadily for another 30 years after that. Although he was a large, imposing figure, with a rich, deep voice and somewhat authoritarian demeanor...
16. Marco Ferreri Marco Ferreri Writer, Storie di ordinaria follia
17. Herschel Bernardi Herschel Bernardi Actor, Peter Gunn The character actor Herschel Bernadi was born into a theatrical family on October 30, 1923 in New York, New York. The Yiddish-language theater in the United States was centered in New York City's Lower East Side, on Second Avenue, and the Bernardi family were stage people who plied their craft in Yiddish...
18. Ezio Pinza Ezio Pinza Actor, The Blues Brothers
19. Carmen Filpi Carmen Filpi Actor, Beetlejuice Character actor Carmen Filpi was born on March 22, 1923 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The son of Remigio and Rosa Gatto Filpi, Carmen graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1942. Moreover, Filpi served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific during World War II. Carmen began his acting career as part of a...
20. Dolores Fuller Dolores Fuller Self, The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood Jr. Dolores Fuller first got the idea that she wanted to get into the picture business at the age of ten, when she was an extra in the motel sequence of It Happened One Night. She acted in school plays, modeled and landed a few jobs on TV. In the early 1950s, she and her actress-friend, Mona McKinnon, went to a casting call where they met producer-director Edward D. Wood Jr....
21. Phil Arnold Phil Arnold Actor, Robin and the 7 Hoods
22. Alfredo Landa Alfredo Landa Actor, Los santos inocentes He abandoned his studies of law for the universitary theater. His debut in cinema was in 1962. During the 60's and 70's he participates mainly in not very good comedies. But in the 80's he has revealed as one of the best spanish actors with films like The Holy Innocents or El bosque animado.
23. Ole Søltoft Ole Søltoft Actor, A Man with a Maid
24. Tommy Farrell Tommy Farrell Actor, At War with the Army
25. Vidal Sassoon Vidal Sassoon Self, Vidal Sassoon: The Movie
26. Bill Goodwin Bill Goodwin Actor, Spellbound
27. Keith Whitley Keith Whitley Soundtrack, The Blob Jessie Keith Whitley was born July 1, 1955, in Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Learning to play guitar at age 6, he appeared on Buddy Starcher's regional TV show at age 8 and formed a bluegrass band with his friend Ricky Skaggs a few years later. When they were 15, Skaggs and Whitley were asked to play a local show when Ralph Stanley's entourage was running late...
28. James Jones James Jones Writer, The Thin Red Line
29. Joyce Redman Joyce Redman Actress, Tom Jones
30. Canada Lee Canada Lee Actor, Lifeboat Lee played Danny (opposite of Hilda Simms, who played Anna) in Anna Lucasta on Broadway in 1944. Anna Lucasta was the first non-black written play performed by an all black cast on Broadway. He became an actor after careers as a jockey, boxer and musician. Lee was a civil rights activist, following in the footsteps of Paul Robeson.
31. Ben Frommer Ben Frommer Actor, Scarface
32. Bernard Spear Bernard Spear Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
33. Enrique Lucero Enrique Lucero Actor, The Magnificent Seven
34. Leslie Sands Leslie Sands Actor, Cluff
35. Stephen Bruton Stephen Bruton Actor, Brokeback Mountain
36. Naomi Childers Naomi Childers Actress, The Ageless Sex Naomi Childers was born on November 15, 1892 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Largely a character actress, she began her career at the age of 22 in Ziegfeld Follies filmed in 1914. From then until 1919, Naomi appeared in nineteen films. Some of the films in question were Mr. Barnes of New York, The Dust of Egypt, Fathers of Men and The World and Its Woman...
37. Mary Duncan Mary Duncan Actress, City Girl Mary Duncan went to Hollywood after critics praised her acting in the lead in "The Shanghai Gesture" on Broadway. While making Five and Ten (1931), she became friends with the film's lead, Marion Davies. The two attended a polo match, where Davies introduced Duncan to Stephen "Laddie" Sanford, an international polo star and director of the Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company...
38. Jack E. Leonard Jack E. Leonard Self, The Match Game Jack E. Leonard was an American comedian whose sarcastic insult-based humor was imitated by Don Rickles. Born Leonard Lebitsky on April 24, 1910, Leonard made his show business bones as a nightclub comedian and became well-known to the public for his appearances on TV variety and game show after breaking through on The Jack Paar Tonight Show...
39. Marie Ault Marie Ault Actress, The Lodger
40. Dorothy Gray Dorothy Gray Actress, Three Russian Girls
41. Tiger Joe Marsh Tiger Joe Marsh Actor, Escape to Witch Mountain Big, bald, and burly 6'1" professional wrestler and actor Tiger Joe Marsh was born Joseph Samuel Marusich to parents of Yugoslavian descent on August 25, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois. Marsh was born in a South Chicago neighborhood and eventually moved to the area around 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue...
42. Bobby Stone Bobby Stone Actor, Pride of the Bowery
43. Ron Berkeley Ron Berkeley Makeup Department, The Truman Show
44. Elizabeth Green Elizabeth Green Actress, Freaks Elizabeth Green (aka Betty Green) was an American sideshow performer who was presented to audiences as "The Human Stork" during the early 1900's. Elizabeth was actually the first "Koo Koo the Bird Girl" (predating Minnie Woolsey), and toured with Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus in the 1920s and '30s...
45. Théo Légitimus Théo Légitimus Actor, Oh, Sun
46. Fred Halsted Fred Halsted Producer, Truck It
47. Jean Lessenich Jean Lessenich Self, I Am a Woman Now
48. Jean Mailland Jean Mailland Director, Un jeune homme seul
49. Albert Lewin Albert Lewin Writer, The Picture of Dorian Gray
50. Jackie Averill Jackie Averill Actor, Hello Frisco, Hello
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