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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. Actor, Ocean's Eleven 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 had African-American and Cuban/Afro-Cuban ancestry...
3. Jim Henson Jim Henson Writer, Sesame Street 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, Heartbeeps 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. Edward Hardwicke Edward Hardwicke Actor, Elizabeth
6. Ronnie James Dio Ronnie James Dio Soundtrack, 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...
7. Marisa Mell Marisa Mell Actress, Danger: Diabolik
8. 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.
9. Charles Perrault Charles Perrault Writer, Maleficent
10. Paul Shane Paul Shane Actor, Pilot
11. 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...
12. John Jordan John Jordan Camera and Electrical Department, You Only Live Twice
13. Robert Florey Robert Florey Director, The Cocoanuts Robert Florey became infatuated with Hollywood while in his teens. By the time, he set off for America in the early 1920's, 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...
14. John Brown John Brown Actor, Strangers on a Train
15. 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...
16. Jorge Porcel Jorge Porcel Actor, Carlito's Way
17. 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.
18. 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...
19. José Calvo José Calvo Actor, A Fistful of Dollars
20. Sidney Hickox Sidney Hickox Cinematographer, The Big Sleep Hickox started out as assistant cameraman at the Manhattan Biograph Studios in 1915, followed by two years of wartime photographic work with the U.S. Naval Air Service. He joined First National after 1919, graduating to director of photography by 1927. When Warner Brothers absorbed that company in 1930...
21. Peter Ortiz Peter Ortiz Actor, Rio Grande
22. Michael Findlay Michael Findlay Director, The Curse 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. Deannie Best Deannie Best Actress, Shanghai Chest
24. Django Reinhardt Django Reinhardt Soundtrack, The Matrix
25. Wally West Wally West Actor, Desert Mesa
26. Dorothy Van Dorothy Van Writer, The Wedding: Part 2 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.
27. Lola Flores Lola Flores Self, Episode dated 5 February 1993 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".
28. Brixton Karnes Brixton Karnes Actor, Tank Girl
29. 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...
30. Renee Paris Renee Paris Actress, The Lord's of Flatbush
31. Giuseppe De Santis Giuseppe De Santis Writer, Bitter Rice
32. Charles Simon Charles Simon Actor, Shadowlands
33. 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...
34. Vasek Simek Vasek Simek Actor, Searching for Bobby Fischer
35. Takahiro Tamura Takahiro Tamura Actor, Tora! Tora! Tora!
36. Philip Barry Jr. Philip Barry Jr. Producer, Friendly Fire
37. Kevin Hickey Kevin Hickey Actor, Major League II
38. Irwin Shaw Irwin Shaw Writer, The Young Lions
39. Michael McAloney Michael McAloney Actor, Desperate Characters
40. Theodore Gershuny Theodore Gershuny Writer, Silent Night, Bloody Night
41. Clément Harari Clément Harari Actor, Train of Life
42. Mark McCormack Mark McCormack Self, Playing the Field: Sports and Sex in America
43. Anjuman Shehzadi Anjuman Shehzadi Actress, Gunahon Ki Basti
44. King Kong King Kong Actor, King Kong
45. Jean Durand Jean Durand Actor, The House on Skull Mountain
46. Terry Ryan Terry Ryan Self, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
47. Sammy Brooks Sammy Brooks Actor, Oranges and Lemons Sammy Brooks a very short comic performers born Samuel Rockenberg in New York in 1891, began his career in the vaudeville in the early 1910's, appeared as a character or bit parts in many comedy films, first working for Hal Roach in the Lonesome Luke comedies starring Harold Lloyd in 1916-17, also appeared in many westerns...
48. Vince Viverito Vince Viverito Actor, The Untouchables
49. Jerry Jarrett Jerry Jarrett Actor, Killer's Kiss
50. 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...
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