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1. Gary Cooper Gary Cooper Actor, High Noon "Dad was a true Westerner, and I take after him", Gary Cooper told people who wanted to know more about his life before Hollywood. Dad was Charles Henry Cooper, who left his native England at 19, became a lawyer and later a Montana State Supreme Court justice. In 1906, when Gary was 5, his dad bought the Seven-Bar-Nine...
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. John Phillip Law John Phillip Law Actor, Barbarella
4. 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...
5. 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...
6. 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...
7. 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...
8. Frank McGrath Frank McGrath Actor, Wagon Train
9. 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...
10. Donald Dunn Donald Dunn Soundtrack, Argo
11. 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...
12. Joyce Brothers Joyce Brothers Self, The Match Game
13. Steve Parker Steve Parker Producer, My Geisha
14. Chet Baker Chet Baker Soundtrack, The Sixth Sense Born Chesney Henry Baker Jr. on 23 December 1929, in Yale, Oklahoma, Chet Baker was the son of Vera Baker and Chesney H. Baker Sr. The family moved to California in about 1939. A couple of years later, around the time that the US entered World War II, young Chet began playing the horn. Initially his father had given him a trombone...
15. 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...
16. Jill Adams Jill Adams Actress, The Green Man
17. Eddra Gale Eddra Gale Actress, The Graduate
18. 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...
19. 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...
20. 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...
21. 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...
22. Kenner G. Kemp Kenner G. Kemp Actor, North by Northwest
23. Gwendolyn Bolger Gwendolyn Bolger Self, A Star Is Born World Premiere
24. Gloria Stone Gloria Stone Actress, Brigadoon
25. Gill Dennis Gill Dennis Writer, Walk the Line
26. Monica Bleibtreu Monica Bleibtreu Actress, Vier Minuten
27. Eddie Garrett Eddie Garrett Actor, Quincy M.E.
28. Ruth Gillette Ruth Gillette Actress, In Old Chicago
29. Byron Mabe Byron Mabe Actor, The Doberman Gang
30. Ralph Tabakin Ralph Tabakin Actor, Rain Man
31. Valérie Kaplanová Valérie Kaplanová Actress, Jára Cimrman lezící, spící
32. 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...
33. Ruth Cracknell Ruth Cracknell Actress, Mother and Son
34. George Bloomfield George Bloomfield Director, SCTV
35. Gary Hope Gary Hope Actor, Romeo Is Bleeding
36. Carol McEvoy Carol McEvoy Actress, The Towering Inferno
37. Jack S. Krevoy Jack S. Krevoy Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Bio-Dome
38. Alan Devlin Alan Devlin Actor, Leap Year
39. Victor Romito Victor Romito Actor, Casablanca
40. Renzo Rossellini Renzo Rossellini Composer, Roma città aperta
41. Robert Burr Robert Burr Actor, Search for Tomorrow
42. 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...
43. Christophe Lambert Christophe Lambert Producer, 3 Days to Kill
44. Fay Holderness Fay Holderness Actress, Lonesome Fay Holderness started her career in films with D. W. Griffith and then gravitated to making films with 'The Hal Roach Film Studios'. She acted in films for 23 years and retired in 1940.
45. Cecil Spooner Cecil Spooner Actress, Nell of the Circus
46. 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...
47. P.G. Stephens P.G. Stephens Actor, Trenchcoat
48. Kostas Karagiorgis Kostas Karagiorgis Actor, Ekdromi
49. Charles Pemberton Charles Pemberton Actor, The Four Feathers
50. Joanna Roos Joanna Roos Actress, As the World Turns
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