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1. Joan Crawford Joan Crawford Actress, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Joan Crawford was born Lucille Fay LeSueur on March 23, 1905, in San Antonio, Texas, to Anna Belle (Johnson) and Thomas E. LeSueur, a laundry laborer. By the time she was born, her parents had separated, and by the time she was a teenager, she'd had three stepfathers. It wasn't an easy life; Crawford worked a variety of menial jobs...
2. Susan Oliver Susan Oliver Actress, Peyton Place Susan Oliver was born on February 13, 1932 in New York City. Her parents divorced when she was just three years old. One of the highlights of an economically challenged childhood during the Great Depression was the time she was spent in and around Pennsylvania's Hedgerow Theatre, known today as "America's First Repertory Theatre." Co-founded by Ms...
3. Scotty Beckett Scotty Beckett Actor, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger Scotty Beckett was one of the cutest, most successful child actors of the 1930s and 1940s. His descent into a life of alcoholism, drugs, and crime remains one of the most tragic of Hollywood stories. Born Scott Hastings Beckett on October 4, 1929 in Oakland, California, he and his family moved to Los Angeles when Scotty was 3 years old...
4. Mari Blanchard Mari Blanchard Actress, McLintock! Petite, attractive Mari Blanchard rarely managed get the lucky breaks. The daughter of an oil tycoon and a psychotherapist, she suffered from severe poliomyelitis from the age of nine, which denied her a hoped-for dancing career. For several years, she worked hard to rehabilitate her limbs from paralysis...
5. Deborah Walley Deborah Walley Actress, The Mothers-In-Law Actress, author, producer, and Photoplay's "Most Popular Actress of 1961," the daughter of Ice Capades skating stars and choreographers Nathan and Edith Walley. She was skating with her parents at age three, but resisted her father's urging to continue, opting to study acting at the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts...
6. Bart the Bear Bart the Bear Actor, The Bear Bart the Bear is perhaps one of Hollywood's most remarkable animal stars. The Alaskan brown bear was born in 1977 and was brought in by Utah animal trainer Doug Seus. Bart started to train in acting in 1980 and grew to 9 feet tall, the average for brown bears. Bart has starred in The Great Outdoors...
7. John Wayne Gacy John Wayne Gacy John Wayne Gacy was born in 1942 and grew up in a working-class neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. His father, John S. Gacy, Sr. (1900-1969), was an alcoholic and beat him frequently during his violent rages. As Gacy grew up, he began to develop a identity crisis - doubting his own masculinity. At the age of 11...
8. Craig Stevens Craig Stevens Actor, Peter Gunn Born in Liberty, Missouri, as Gail Shikles Jr., tall, suave Craig Stevens will forever be remembered for his role as the cool, laid-back private eye Peter Gunn, a ground-breaking show that ushered in the era of tough but smooth private eyes who were handy with their fists and with the ladies, and which also pioneered the use of jazz as not only background music but its main theme song...
9. Mia Amber Davis Mia Amber Davis Actress, Road Trip
10. John Lund John Lund Actor, High Society One of six children born to an immigrant Norwegian glassblower, John Lund had a rather unsettled childhood. He dropped out of school at the age of 14. For a while, he tried his hand at several part-time jobs but never stayed long. He then devised various entrepreneurial ways to generate an income, including...
11. John Bolz John Bolz Camera and Electrical Department, The Family Man
12. Günther Kaufmann Günther Kaufmann Actor, Querelle
13. Jeanne Coyne Jeanne Coyne Actress, Kiss Me Kate Jeannie Coyne was a talented dancer who was a long time assistant of Gene Kelly and appeared in a few of his films. Her biggest role would be to dance with Bobby Van in the "From this moment on" number from Kiss Me Kate. Coyne would later become Kelly's second wife and bear him two children, but unfortunately died in 1973 of leukemia.
14. Lucile Browne Lucile Browne Actress, Texas Terror Pretty, blue-eyed Lucile Browne started out, like many another Hollywood actress, as a model. Unlike other models, however, she didn't go directly from there to films; she joined a theatrical troupe in Chicago, and spent time gaining experience before she headed to Hollywood, where in 1930 she was signed by Fox Film Corp...
15. Val Guest Val Guest Writer, The Day the Earth Caught Fire Val Guest began his career as an actor on the British stage and in early sound films. He ran the one-man London office of "The Hollywood Reporter" until an encounter with director Marcel Varnel led to a screen writing job at Gainsborough Studios. Guest's directing career began in the early 1940s with a Ministry of Information short about the perils of sneezing (!)...
16. Carol Haney Carol Haney Actress, The Pajama Game Actress/dancer most famous for making Shirley MacLaine famous, helping make two of Gene Kelly's most famous films, (Singin' in the Rain and An American in Paris), and also making a name for herself on Broadway in "The Pajama Game", which was, of course, the show that made Bob Fosse known to the dance world with his fabulous number, "Steam Heat"...
17. Frank Frazetta Frank Frazetta Writer, Fire and Ice Frank Frazetta is one of the most prolific and well-known illustrators of the 20th century. This is due in part to the variety of media in which his art has appeared (comics, posters, album covers, books, etc.), but also to his very recognizable style. Frazetta was a very precocious artist, claiming to have begun drawing at the age of three...
18. Rachel Rosenthal Rachel Rosenthal Actress, The New Age
19. Jennifer Stahl Jennifer Stahl Actress, Dirty Dancing
20. Kimberley Regent Kimberley Regent Art Department, White Noise
21. Robert Moore Robert Moore Director, Murder by Death
22. Shel Silverstein Shel Silverstein Soundtrack, Almost Famous
23. Mac Mohan Mac Mohan Actor, Sholay
24. Norma Zimmer Norma Zimmer Self, The Lawrence Welk Show
25. Portland Mason Portland Mason Actress, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
26. Georgia Davis Georgia Davis Actress, Hoosier Holiday
27. Yves Robert Yves Robert Actor, The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe
28. Hugh Laing Hugh Laing Actor, Brigadoon
29. Anita Gordon Anita Gordon Actress, Fun & Fancy Free At the age of 6, Anita Gordon and her family moved in 1935 from Texas to Hollywood where she became a successful child star. As a teenager on network radio, she achieved singing fame as a regular on ventriloquist Edgar Bergen's show (Edgar's famous dummy Charlie McCarthy allegedly was smitten with her)...
30. Roya Megnot Roya Megnot Actress, Loving
31. Seth Sakai Seth Sakai Actor, Pearl Harbor
32. Laurence Haddon Laurence Haddon Actor, The Execution of Private Slovik
33. Vincent Dowling Vincent Dowling Actor, On Broadway
34. Anthony Masters Anthony Masters Production Designer, 2001: A Space Odyssey
35. Ethel Smith Ethel Smith Soundtrack, Dirty Dancing Ethel Smith graduated from Carnegie Tech, having majored in piano. She got a job as an organist in California, and then went to Rio de Janeiro for a four-week booking. She ended up staying much longer, and it was an Argentinian dance hall beat that inspired her most popular song, "Tico Tico." She returned to the United States during WWII...
36. Turi Ferro Turi Ferro Actor, Malicious
37. Bill Foster Bill Foster Self, The Man Show
38. Ralph Montgomery Ralph Montgomery Actor, A Hatful of Rain
39. Beatrice Campbell Beatrice Campbell Actress, Last Holiday
40. Kathleen Mulqueen Kathleen Mulqueen Actress, A Life at Stake
41. Harold Berens Harold Berens Actor, The Pink Panther Strikes Again
42. John McLaren John McLaren Actor, Goldfinger
43. Carroll Shelby Carroll Shelby Actor, Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project
44. Murray Pollack Murray Pollack Actor, Murder Without Tears
45. Rori King Rori King Actress, I'm a Big Girl Now
46. Rama Bai Rama Bai Actress, The Day the Earth Stood Still
47. Chuck Riley Chuck Riley Actor, The Godfather Voiceover artist and disc jockey Chuck Riley was born Charles Daniel Hanks Jr. on July 21, 1940 in Kaplan, Louisiana. The first child born to Charles and Irene Hanks, Riley moved with his family to Duncan, Oklahoma in 1952. Following graduation from high school in 1958, Chuck began his career as a disc jockey at the radio station KOMA in Oklahoma City using the pseudonym Chuck Dann...
48. Maurice Good Maurice Good Actor, Five Million Years to Earth
49. James Parrott James Parrott Director, The Music Box
50. George W. Trendle George W. Trendle Writer, The Green Hornet
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