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1. 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...
2. 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...
3. 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...
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. Alan King Alan King Actor, Casino
6. Alice Faye Alice Faye Soundtrack, Yes Man As A&E's Biography put it, "She rose from the mean streets of New York's Hell's Kitchen to become the most famous singing actress in the world. When the pressures of fame became too much, she had the courage to leave Hollywood on her own terms". Alice Faye was born Alice Jeanne Leppert in NYC on May 5...
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. 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...
9. Carmen Filpi Carmen Filpi Actor, Beetlejuice
10. Quentin Dean Quentin Dean Actress, In the Heat of the Night
11. 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...
12. Marco Ferreri Marco Ferreri Writer, Tales of Ordinary Madness
13. 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...
14. Joyce Redman Joyce Redman Actress, Tom Jones
15. James Jones James Jones Writer, The Thin Red Line
16. 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....
17. Robert Shawley Robert Shawley Actor, Stalag 17
18. Enrique Lucero Enrique Lucero Actor, The Magnificent Seven
19. 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.
20. 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.
21. Tommy Farrell Tommy Farrell Actor, At War with the Army
22. Ben Frommer Ben Frommer Actor, Scarface
23. 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...
24. Ole Søltoft Ole Søltoft Actor, A Man with a Maid
25. 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...
26. Phil Arnold Phil Arnold Actor, Robin and the 7 Hoods
27. Stephen Bruton Stephen Bruton Soundtrack, Brokeback Mountain
28. 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...
29. Albert Lewin Albert Lewin Writer, The Picture of Dorian Gray
30. Tiger Joe Marsh Tiger Joe Marsh Actor, Escape to Witch Mountain
31. 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.
32. 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...
33. Vidal Sassoon Vidal Sassoon Self, Vidal Sassoon: The Movie
34. Beau Vanden Ecker Beau Vanden Ecker Actor, A Long Time Ago
35. Bill Goodwin Bill Goodwin Actor, Spellbound
36. Ken Lundy Ken Lundy Actor, Junior G-Men
37. Bernard Spear Bernard Spear Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
38. Ezio Pinza Ezio Pinza Soundtrack, The Blues Brothers
39. Leslie Sands Leslie Sands Actor, The Deadly Affair
40. Dorothy Gray Dorothy Gray Actress, Three Russian Girls
41. Fred Halsted Fred Halsted Producer, Truck It
42. Laura Wood Laura Wood Actress, The Deadly Years
43. Christopher Wood Christopher Wood Writer, The Spy Who Loved Me
44. Timothy Farrell Timothy Farrell Actor, Glen or Glenda Worked as a bailiff in the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department while also working in the movies. One of his movies, "Paris After Midnight, " was actually busted in a vice raid in the mid-50s, which caused him professional embarrassment. He went on to work 20 years as an L.A. deputy marshall and eventually was appointed County Marshall in 1971...
45. 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, & Robert Clampett. 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...
46. Peter Sehr Peter Sehr Director, Love the Hard Way
47. Penelope Gilliatt Penelope Gilliatt Writer, Sunday Bloody Sunday
48. Jeanne Darville Jeanne Darville Actress, Sømand i knibe
49. Olive Osmond Olive Osmond Self, Side by Side: The True Story of the Osmond Family
50. Tenzing Norgay Tenzing Norgay Self, The Conquest of Everest
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