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1. Gary Cooper Gary Cooper Actor, High Noon Born to Alice Cooper and Charles Cooper (not in film business). Gary attended school at Dunstable school England, Helena Montana and Iowa College, Grinnell, Iowa. His first stage experience was during high school and college. Afterwards, he worked as an extra for one year before getting a part in a two reeler by Hans Tissler (an independent producer)...
2. Dan Blocker Dan Blocker Actor, Bonanza Dan Blocker is one of the true television immortals, having played Hoss Cartwright -- the heart and soul of Bonanza -- for 13 seasons, before his untimely death in 1972 at the age of 43. "Bonanza" was the most popular TV series of the 1960s, ranked #1 for three straight seasons (1964-65 through 1966-67) and spending a then-unprecedented nine seasons in the Top 5...
3. Alexander Godunov Alexander Godunov Actor, Die Hard He was born on Sakhalin Island at the far eastern end of the former Soviet Union and began studying dance at age 9 in the Riga State Ballet School. He later said his mother put him there to prevent his becoming "a hooligan". One of his classmates and friends at the school was Mikhail Baryshnikov. After graduating he toured with the Moscow Classical Ballet...
4. Jason Miller Jason Miller Actor, The Exorcist Character actor and playwright Jason Miller had a variety of jobs before he started a writing career and wrote his own play, "That Championship Season", for which he received the Pulitzer Prize Award. Miller gave up his professional writing career in the early seventies to start acting. In 1973, he starred as a troubled priest in the horror film classic The Exorcist...
5. John Phillip Law John Phillip Law Actor, Barbarella
6. Frank Aletter Frank Aletter Actor, General Hospital For someone who goes only to movie theaters, Frank Aletter is a total stranger. It is true that the actor appeared in no more than a handful of theatrical films (Gerhart in Mister Roberts, a commanding officer in Tora! Tora! Tora!, Leigh Jensen in Private School...). But for a TV fan things are just the opposite...
7. Paul Bartel Paul Bartel Actor, The Usual Suspects Paul Bartel was born in Brooklyn in 1938. He decided he wanted to direct animated movies when he was 11 and by 13 had spent a summer working at New York's UPA animation studio. He majored in theater arts at UCLA, and received a Fulbright scholarship to study film direction in Rome, producing a short that was presented at the 1962 Venice Fiom Festival...
8. Frank McGrath Frank McGrath Actor, Wagon Train
9. Selma Diamond Selma Diamond Self, The Match Game Most familiar to TV audiences as the diminutive but feisty court bailiff on Night Court, Selma Diamond's entrance into acting wasn't through the usual venue of vaudeville, stage work or modeling - she was a writer for TV shows, once having been nominated for an Emmy for Caesar's Hour. Although she had that tough New York accent and street demeanor...
10. Chet Baker Chet Baker Soundtrack, The Sixth Sense Chet Baker started his career in the late forties. He became famous with the Gerry Mulligan Quartet in 1952. His solo in "My funny valentine" is a classic of the west coast jazz in the fifties. When Mulligan was arrested in 1953, Chet led the group until 1955, when he went to Europe. He also sang on many records...
11. Donald Dunn Donald Dunn Soundtrack, Argo
12. Malik Bendjelloul Malik Bendjelloul Director, Searching for Sugar Man Malik Bendjelloul, born in Sweden, performed in Swedish TV-series "Ebba och Didrik" as a child in the nineties and later in life studied Journalism and media-production at the Linnaeus University of Kalmar. He has produced several musical documentaries for Swedish Television (SVT) where he also worked as a reporter on the show "Kobra" until he resigned to travel the world...
13. Joyce Brothers Joyce Brothers Self, The Match Game
14. Leatrice Joy Leatrice Joy Actress, The Ace of Hearts Making her film debut as an extra in 1917, Leatrice Joy soon graduated to playing opposite comics Billy West and Oliver Hardy. Director Cecil B. DeMille took her under his wing and starred her in several of his films. Often playing career girls dressed in mannish suits, or sophisticated society girls...
15. Gwendolyn Bolger Gwendolyn Bolger Self, A Star Is Born World Premiere
16. Steve Parker Steve Parker Producer, My Geisha
17. Eddra Gale Eddra Gale Actress, The Graduate
18. Frank Jenks Frank Jenks Actor, His Girl Friday Wavy-haired American character actor and musician Frank Jenks was the son of advertising man Frank Jenks and pianist Lillian Sadler. After his family settled in Los Angeles, he attended the University of Southern California. He learned to play trumpet, trombone and clarinet, but eventually dropped out of college and embarked on leading a band on the West Coast vaudeville circuit...
19. Kenner G. Kemp Kenner G. Kemp Actor, North by Northwest
20. Paul Genge Paul Genge Actor, Bullitt Character actor Paul Morgan Genge was born on March 29, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York. Genge began his acting career on the East Coast in Broadway stage productions of such plays as "Panic," "Hamlet," "Journey to Jerusalem," and "Romeo and Juliet." Paul first started acting in various films and television shows in 1953...
21. Diana Wynyard Diana Wynyard Actress, Cavalcade One of the outstanding stage actresses of her time, Diana Wynyard will always be remembered for her unforgettable performance in the British version of the thriller The Murder in Thornton Square (re-made in Hollywood in 1944 with Ingrid Bergman). Starring opposite the great Anton Walbrook, she played the part of terrorized Bella Mallen (driven to the point of insanity by her evil husband) with an ethereal...
22. Jill Adams Jill Adams Actress, The Green Man
23. Robert Burks Robert Burks Cinematographer, Rear Window The favorite cinematographer of famous director Alfred Hitchcock began working at Warner Brothers when he was 19 years old. He climbed his way up from camera operator to assistant camera man and eventually took over the Special Photographic Effects unit at Warners on Stage 5 in 1944. He became an expert in forced perspective techniques which were widely in use at the time as cost-saving measures...
24. Bob Wills Bob Wills Soundtrack, The Right Stuff Bob Wills, fiddler and band leader of Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys, was an influential developer of the western swing music style in the late 1930s through the 1940s. Recorded extensively for Columbia, Decca, MGM and others. Hit recordings included "San Antonio Rose, " "Faded Love, " and "Steel Guitar Rag." He was inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame in 1968...
25. Gloria Stone Gloria Stone Actress, Brigadoon
26. Monica Bleibtreu Monica Bleibtreu Actress, Vier Minuten
27. Ralph Tabakin Ralph Tabakin Actor, Rain Man
28. Ruth Cracknell Ruth Cracknell Actress, Mother and Son
29. Gill Dennis Gill Dennis Writer, Walk the Line
30. Christophe Lambert Christophe Lambert Producer, 3 Days to Kill
31. Eddie Garrett Eddie Garrett Actor, Quincy M.E.
32. Byron Mabe Byron Mabe Actor, The Doberman Gang
33. Robert Burr Robert Burr Actor, Search for Tomorrow
34. Sholom Aleichem Sholom Aleichem Writer, Fiddler on the Roof Sholom Aleichem (translated from Hebrew as a greeting "Peace be with you") was the pseudonym of Sholom Yakov Rabinovitz. He was born on February 18, 1859, in Pereyaslav near Kiev, Ukraine, in the Russian Empire. His father was a religious scholar and the family was trilingual. After his mother died of cholera...
35. Valérie Kaplanová Valérie Kaplanová Actress, Jára Cimrman lezící, spící
36. Ruth Gillette Ruth Gillette Actress, In Old Chicago
37. Gary Hope Gary Hope Actor, Romeo Is Bleeding
38. Joanna Roos Joanna Roos Actress, As the World Turns
39. Len Maxwell Len Maxwell Actor, Celebrity Deathmatch
40. Clarence Geldart Clarence Geldart Actor, A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
41. Albert T. Gillespie Albert T. Gillespie Actor, Kiss Me Quick
42. Dorothy Babb Dorothy Babb Actress, Earl Carroll Sketchbook
43. Lalo Malcolm Lalo Malcolm Actor, Mi novia es un fantasma
44. Hubert von Meyerinck Hubert von Meyerinck Actor, One, Two, Three Complete with waxed moustache and monocle, bald, straight-backed Hubert von Meyerinck looked every inch a poster boy for Prussian militarism. A practised condescension and raspy, sometimes shrill delivery further added to this image. In fact, his grandfather had been a commanding general and his father an army major and landowner...
45. George Bloomfield George Bloomfield Director, SCTV
46. Victor Romito Victor Romito Actor, Casablanca
47. Charles Pemberton Charles Pemberton Actor, The Four Feathers
48. Pierre Bertin Pierre Bertin Actor, La Grande Vadrouille
49. Frank Austin Frank Austin Actor, Almost Human
50. Joaquín García Vargas Joaquín García Vargas Actor, Santa sangre
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