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1. 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...
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. 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...
4. 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...
5. 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)...
6. 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...
7. Alan King Alan King Actor, Casino
8. Bill Goodwin Bill Goodwin Actor, Spellbound
9. Herschel Bernardi Herschel Bernardi Actor, Irma la Douce 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...
10. Carmen Filpi Carmen Filpi Actor, Beetlejuice
11. 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...
12. Marco Ferreri Marco Ferreri Writer, Tales of Ordinary Madness
13. 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.
14. 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...
15. Quentin Dean Quentin Dean Actress, In the Heat of the Night
16. Ole Søltoft Ole Søltoft Actor, A Man with a Maid
17. 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...
18. James Jones James Jones Writer, The Thin Red Line
19. Ben Frommer Ben Frommer Actor, Scarface
20. Joyce Redman Joyce Redman Actress, Tom Jones
21. Dolores Fuller Dolores Fuller Soundtrack, 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....
22. Phil Arnold Phil Arnold Actor, Robin and the 7 Hoods
23. Ezio Pinza Ezio Pinza Soundtrack, The Blues Brothers
24. 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.
25. 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...
26. Tenzing Norgay Tenzing Norgay Self, The Conquest of Everest
27. Alfredo Landa Alfredo Landa Actor, The Holy Innocents Spanish actor. Born in Pamplona and son of a Civil Guard, he moved to San Sebastián when he was 12 years old, and some years later started studying Law. While studying his legal career, he participated in the Teatro Español Universitario and so he discovered his real vocation. His first contact with cinema was as a dubbing actor...
28. Tommy Farrell Tommy Farrell Actor, At War with the Army
29. Julie Lee Julie Lee Actress, Emmanuelle in Soho
30. Albert Lewin Albert Lewin Writer, The Picture of Dorian Gray
31. Bernard Spear Bernard Spear Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
32. Enrique Lucero Enrique Lucero Actor, The Magnificent Seven
33. Jack E. Leonard Jack E. Leonard Self, Episode #6.121 Bespectacled, rotund, bald-headed American nightclub and TV comic whose forte was the art of insult, and in comparison to whom his putative imitator, Don Rickles, would have seemed kindly.
34. Vidal Sassoon Vidal Sassoon Self, Vidal Sassoon: The Movie
35. Laura Wood Laura Wood Actress, The Deadly Years
36. Leslie Sands Leslie Sands Actor, The Deadly Affair
37. Peter Sehr Peter Sehr Director, Love the Hard Way
38. Beau Vanden Ecker Beau Vanden Ecker Actor, A Long Time Ago
39. Tiger Joe Marsh Tiger Joe Marsh Actor, Escape to Witch Mountain
40. Robert Shawley Robert Shawley Actor, Stalag 17
41. Stephen Bruton Stephen Bruton Soundtrack, Crazy Heart
42. Arthur Davis Arthur Davis Director, The Pink Panther Show Arthur Davis is the forgotten member of Warner Brother's "Golden Age", overshadowed by Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones, Tex Avery, & 'Bob Clampett (I)'. A serviceable animator, Davis came to Warner Brothers with fellow animator Frank Tashlin, after working for Columbia Screen Gems. Davis continued to work for Tashlin's animation unit until 1944...
43. Bobby Stone Bobby Stone Actor, Pride of the Bowery
44. Tony Ward Tony Ward Actor, Rape of the Belt Tony was born in Sydney, and became a professional actor in his early 20's. Later becoming a stage director, he took shows around Australia and New Zealand. He moved into television next, becoming a producer and director initially, then a newsreader and current affairs host. Returning to acting in 1966...
45. José Luis Fernández 'Pirri' José Luis Fernández 'Pirri' Actor, The Hit
46. Mary Stewart Mary Stewart Writer, The Moon-Spinners
47. Kranthi Kumar Kranthi Kumar Director, Swati
48. Friedrich Schiller Friedrich Schiller Writer, Don Carlos Friedrich Schiller was born on Nov. 10, 1759, in Marbach, Germany. His father was an army doctor. Growing up in a very poor environment, Schiller eventually managed to get the support of a wealthy duke that enabled him to study medicine. He served as a military doctor first, but through the efforts of Johann Wolfgang Goethe he finally went to Jena and Weimar, where he died on the May 9, 1805...
49. Nelson Algren Nelson Algren Writer, The Man with the Golden Arm Nelson Algren, the author of two of the seminal works of post-World War II American letters ("The Man With the Golden Arm" and "A Walk on the Wild Side") was born Nelson Ahlgren Abraham on March 28, 1909 in Detroit, Michigan, into a Jewish family. His paternal grandfather, who was on Scandinavian extraction...
50. Talat Mahmood Talat Mahmood Music Department, Devdas
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