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1. Margaret Hamilton Margaret Hamilton Actress, The Wizard of Oz Margaret Hamilton was Born December 9, 1902 in Cleveland, Ohio to Jennie and Walter Hamilton. She later attended Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and practiced acting doing children's theater while a Junior League of Cleveland member. Margaret had already built her resume with several performances in film before she came to her most memorable and astronomically successful role...
2. Sammy Davis Jr. Sammy Davis Jr. Self, That's Dancing! Sammy Davis Jr. was often billed as the "greatest living entertainer in the world". He was born in Harlem, Manhattan, the son of dancer Elvera Davis (née Sanchez) and vaudeville star Sammy Davis Sr.. His father was African-American and his mother was of Puerto Rican ancestry. Davis Jr. was known as someone who could do it all--sing...
3. Jim Henson Jim Henson Actor, The Dark Crystal Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was Sam and Friends, a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and inspired Jim to continue using puppets for his work...
4. Andy Kaufman Andy Kaufman Actor, Taxi Referred to by some as a dadaistic comedian, Andy Kaufman took comedy and performance art to the edges of irrationality and blurred the dividing line between reality and imagination. Born in New York City on January 17, 1949, the first son of Stanley and Janice Kaufman, Andy grew up on New York in the town of Great Neck...
5. Marisa Mell Marisa Mell Actress, Danger: Diabolik
6. Edward Hardwicke Edward Hardwicke Actor, Elizabeth
7. Ronnie James Dio Ronnie James Dio Actor, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny How many rock stars can brag about recording and touring consistently in six different decades? That's just one of the many claims to fame enjoyed by Ronnie James Dio. Born on July 10, 1942, this Cortland, New York native began his recording career back in 1958. Even back then, the seeds of Ronnie James Dio's future musical excesses had already been sown...
8. Paul Shane Paul Shane Actor, You Rang, M'Lord?
9. June Lang June Lang Actress, Wee Willie Winkie This approachable blue-eyed blonde with a striking, open-faced beauty had a very encouraging career going for her in 30s Hollywood but extenuating circumstances hurt her chances in the long run. In less than a decade and a half June Lang was out of pictures altogether (after appearing in over 30) and therein was glimpsed here and there on TV and commercials until her full retirement...
10. Jorge Porcel Jorge Porcel Actor, Carlito's Way
11. Dorothy Van Dorothy Van Writer, Mama's Family A native of Moline, Illinois she was the daughter of a post office worker and Depression era housewife. She started her career as a stage actress in 1946 despite her fathers objections and later emerged as an actress and writer for television in the 1980s situation comedy "Mama's Family" in the role of Aunt Effie Harper.
12. Charles Simon Charles Simon Actor, Shadowlands
13. Marika Rökk Marika Rökk Actress, Die Frau meiner Träume Marika Rokk was born in Cairo on the 3rd of November 1913. As a child she moved to Hungary. In Paris at the Moulin Rouge she started her career as a dancer, soon moving on to Broadway New York City, USA. She made her first films Why Sailors Leave Home in London, & also Kiss Me Sergeant in London, U.K. After that she made 2 very fine films in Hungary, her home...
14. Eliot Ness Eliot Ness Writer, The Untouchables Eliot Ness was born in 1903 to Pete and Emma Ness. Pete was a baker. Eliot wrote the book "The Untouchables", but died just before it was published.
15. Robert Florey Robert Florey Director, Four Star Playhouse Robert Florey became infatuated with Hollywood while in his teens. By the time he set off for America in the early 1920s he had written articles on film for Cinemagazine, La Cinematographie Francaise and Le Technicien du Film, acted and directed one-reel shorts in Switzerland and worked as an assistant for Louis Feuillade at his studio in Nice...
16. José Calvo José Calvo Actor, A Fistful of Dollars
17. Alain Cuny Alain Cuny Actor, La Dolce Vita Alain Cuny went to medical school with the intention of becoming a physician, but left to attend an arts school in Paris and became a painter. He entered the film industry as a costume and set designer for such directors as Alberto Cavalcanti and Jacques Feyder, all the time attending acting school. In the late 1930s he began acting professionally...
18. Joe Baker Joe Baker Actor, Dumb & Dumber The son of British vaudevillians, Joe Baker performed pantomime and stand-up in London clubs and cabarets, and acted in such West End stage shows as "Joey, Joey" and "The Great Grimaldi". He starred in his own BBC-TV shows. "The Joe Baker Show", "Baker's Half Dozen", "My Man Joe", and was a favourite of Prince Charles on the children's show...
19. Doug Dillard Doug Dillard Actor, Popeye Banjoist (The Dillards), composer and musician often seen on television and heard on records. Educated in college, and a member of ASCAP since 1963, he composed the popular songs "Doug's Tune" and "Hickory Holler". His chief musical collaborators have included Dean Webb, Mitchell Jayne, and Rodney Dillard.
20. Lidia Biondi Lidia Biondi Actress, Letters to Juliet
21. Charles Perrault Charles Perrault Writer, Shrek 2
22. Michael Findlay Michael Findlay Director, The Touch of Her Flesh Film-maker Michael Findlay was killed in a helicopter accident on the roof of the (then) Pan Am Building in New York city. On his way to John F Kennedy airport to connect with a Paris-bound flight, Findlay was planning to demonstrate his new 3-D camera to potential backers in France. Findlay and three other passengers were about to board the helicopter when its landing support collapsed...
23. Giuseppe De Santis Giuseppe De Santis Writer, Bitter Rice
24. James Agee James Agee Writer, The African Queen James Agee, Pulitzer Prize winning author, was born in Knoxville in 1909. The intense writer was to enjoy little real success in his lifetime, but after death won accolades. In 1958 he won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his uncompleted biographical novel A Death in the Family. Agee also wrote the...
25. Django Reinhardt Django Reinhardt Soundtrack, The Matrix
26. Julia Meade Julia Meade Actress, Pillow Talk
27. Jean Durand Jean Durand Actor, The House on Skull Mountain
28. John Brown John Brown Actor, Strangers on a Train
29. Peter Ortiz Peter Ortiz Actor, Rio Grande
30. Wally West Wally West Actor, Desert Mesa
31. Lola Flores Lola Flores Self, Sabor a Lolas Since very young she is famous as a dancer and singer of andalusian folklore. In 1939 she debuts in cinema in the role of a gipsy. Her greatest success is in folklore shows with Manolo Caracol as artistic partner till 1951. She marries in 1958 to the guitarrist Antonio González "El Pescaílla".
32. Brixton Karnes Brixton Karnes Actor, Team Knight Rider
33. Theodore Gershuny Theodore Gershuny Writer, Silent Night, Bloody Night
34. Takahiro Tamura Takahiro Tamura Actor, Tora! Tora! Tora!
35. John Jordan John Jordan Camera and Electrical Department, You Only Live Twice
36. Shikha Joshi Shikha Joshi Actress, B.A. Pass
37. Sandy Howard Sandy Howard Producer, A Man Called Horse Prolific producer Sandy Howard was born in the Bronx, New York on August 1, 1927. Soon afterwards his parents moved to Yonkers, where he spent his early childhood harboring dreams to set the world on fire. He broke into show business as a teenager, working as a publicist for Broadway shows for Lee Solters...
38. Hans Terofal Hans Terofal Actor, Wenn Ludwig ins Manöver zieht
39. Kurt Felix Kurt Felix Writer, Verstehen Sie Spaß?
40. Philip Barry Jr. Philip Barry Jr. Producer, Friendly Fire
41. Vince Viverito Vince Viverito Actor, The Untouchables
42. François Maistre François Maistre Actor, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
43. Irwin Shaw Irwin Shaw Writer, The Young Lions
44. Puiu Calinescu Puiu Calinescu Actor, Brigada Diverse intrã în actiune
45. Deannie Best Deannie Best Actress, Shanghai Chest
46. Luis Aldás Luis Aldás Actor, La devoradora
47. Frosty Royce Frosty Royce Actor, Prairie Gunsmoke
48. Santiago Quintans Santiago Quintans Actor, High Five
49. Pat O'Hara Pat O'Hara Actor, Young Frankenstein
50. Michael McAloney Michael McAloney Actor, Desperate Characters
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