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1. Tony Randall Tony Randall Actor, Pillow Talk
2. Frank Gorshin Frank Gorshin Actor, Twelve Monkeys Frank John Gorshin Jr. was born on April 5, 1933 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father, Frank John Sr., was a railroad worker and his mother, Frances, was a seamstress. While in high school, Frank worked as an usher at the Sheridan Square Theatre and began doing impressions of some of his screen idols: Al Jolson...
3. Henry Jones Henry Jones Actor, Vertigo Henry Jones was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; he graduated from St. Joseph's College. His Broadway debut was in 1938 in Maurice Evans' "Hamlet" (Reynaldo and the second gravedigger). He served in the army in World War II. His highly-reviewed stage appearances included the murdered handyman in "The Bad Seed," which he reprised in the film version (The Bad Seed)...
4. Donna Summer Donna Summer Soundtrack, American Hustle Donna Summer rocketed to international super-stardom in the mid-1970s when her groundbreaking merger of R&B, soul, pop, funk, rock, disco and avant-garde electronica catapulted underground dance music out of the clubs of Europe to the pinnacles of sales and radio charts around the world. Maintaining an unbroken string of hits throughout the 70s and 80s...
5. Lawrence Welk Lawrence Welk Self, The Lawrence Welk Show The accordion maestro provided nearly two decades of squeaky-clean music and family entertainment on TV every Saturday night between 1955 and 1971 on prime-time, and for another 11 years in syndication. His trademarks included his "A uh-one, a uh-two" intro and a perpetual bubble machine.
6. Paul E. Burns Paul E. Burns Actor, Son of Paleface
7. Penne Hackforth-Jones Penne Hackforth-Jones Actress, Mao's Last Dancer
8. John Gibson John Gibson Actor, The Young and the Restless
9. David Clyde David Clyde Actor, The Scarlet Claw
10. Montagu Love Montagu Love Actor, The Adventures of Robin Hood Montague Love - certainly an intriguing name - but his own - started his working life as a newspaper man in London. His primary expertise centered on being a field illustrator and cartoonist who covered the Boer War (1899-1902). His realistic battle sketches gained him popularity among readers, but he was bound for a different career...
11. John Shelton John Shelton Actor, The Time of Their Lives
12. Hugh Burden Hugh Burden Actor, The Ruling Class Hugh Burden was a distinguished British actor and playwright. He was born in Colombo (then Ceylon), the son of a colonial official. He was sent to England at the age of ten to further his education. At Beaumont College, he studied history, French and music, becoming proficient on the piano. He trained for acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and made his theatrical debut in 1933...
13. Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins Bobby 'Wheezer' Hutchins Actor, Pups Is Pups
14. Prakash Mehra Prakash Mehra Director, Sharaabi
15. Earl Hammond Earl Hammond Actor, The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus Earl Hammond, a thespian who acted in radio, movies, television, and on Broadway in a career that spanned a remarkable 70 years, was born Erwin Saul Hamburger on June 17, 1921 in New York City. He became a professional actor on radio at the age of seven and continued working in that venue for over 50 years...
16. Yue Wong Yue Wong Actor, Dirty Ho
17. Hugo Friedhofer Hugo Friedhofer Music Department, Casablanca Hugo Friedhofer -- how many times have you seen that name in the credits of 1930s and '40s movies for "orchestration" or "musical arranger" and thought -- Gee, what a busy guy! He was, and, ironically, much of that work went uncredited. He is not usually mentioned with the great film composers of early Hollywood...
18. Octavia St. Laurent Octavia St. Laurent Self, Paris Is Burning
19. Raffaello Matarazzo Raffaello Matarazzo Writer, L'avventuriera del piano di sopra
20. Robert Knapp Robert Knapp Actor, Gunmen from Laredo
21. S. Sylvan Simon S. Sylvan Simon Director, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood Longtime MGM director S. Sylvan Simon was born in Chicago on March 9, 1910. His father was David Simon, the manager of the Universal Film Exchange office in New York. After finishing Schenley High School, Simon went to the University of Michigan in 1927, graduating in 1931. Following graduation he taught speech and play production for one year...
22. Carlos Riquelme Carlos Riquelme Actor, The Milagro Beanfield War Carlos Riquelme studied law and philosophy, but turned to acting and made his stage debut in the mid-1930s. His first screen appearance followed in 1938. Riquelme's meek looks somewhat typecast him as clerks and doctors in his earlier pictures, but from time to time he was given change-of-pace roles...
23. George Albert Smith George Albert Smith Director, A Kiss in the Tunnel Along with his better-known French counterpart Georges Méliès George Albert Smith was one of the first filmmakers to explore fictional and fantastic themes, often using surprisingly sophisticated special effects. His background was ideal--an established portrait photographer, he also had a long-standing interest in show business...
24. Cathy Rosier Cathy Rosier Actress, Le Samouraï
25. Paul Dukas Paul Dukas Soundtrack, The Sorcerer's Apprentice Paul Abraham Dukas was born on October 1, 1865 into a Jewish family in Paris, France. He studied music at the Paris Conservatoire, where his teachers were Theodore Dubois, César Franck, and 'Ernest Guiraud'. He met Claude Debussy while both were students at the Paris Conservatoire and they remained life-long friends...
26. Abe Burrows Abe Burrows Writer, Just Go with It Songwriter, composer, writer, panelist, director, singer and pianist, educated at City College of New York and New York University. He began his writing career as a script writer for "Duffy's Taven" on radio, and later, the Rudy Vallee program. He sang in his own radio shows , in night clubs, and on television...
27. Shirlee Garner Shirlee Garner Actress, Strange Compulsion
28. Göthe Grefbo Göthe Grefbo Actor, Summer with Monika
29. Joe Ploski Joe Ploski Actor, Li'l Abner
30. Gertrude Sutton Gertrude Sutton Actress, The Soul of a Heel
31. Victor Halperin Victor Halperin Director, White Zombie
32. Donyale Luna Donyale Luna Actress, Fellini Satyricon The world's first black supermodel, Luna was born Peggy Ann Freeman was in Detroit and grew up there in the northeast side of the city. Her father, Nathaniel Freeman, worked for almost 40 years at Ford Motor Company, usually in the foundry. Her mother, Peggy, was receptionist at the downtown YWCA for almost 30 years...
33. Silvia Solar Silvia Solar Actress, Cannibal Terror
34. Arthur Lucan Arthur Lucan Actor, Vampire Over London Arthur Towle was in show business from 1900 when he left school until his dying day. He started as an "Irish" character comedian in British music halls; touring Ireland with this act in 1913, he met and married Kitty McShane (she was 15, he 26). They gradually evolved the act of "Old Mother Riley and her Daughter" (Arthur...
35. Suzi Bass Suzi Bass Actress, My Cousin Vinny
36. Lloyd Alexander Lloyd Alexander Writer, The Black Cauldron Lloyd Alexander is the author of several best selling fantasy series. His most famous works include the Chronicles of Prydain, which were inspired by Welsh mythology. He won the Newbery Medal for the fifth book in the series, "The High King." The second book of the series, "The Black Cauldron" was the basis of the Disney film...
37. Edward McWade Edward McWade Actor, Arsenic and Old Lace
38. Barbara Faulkner Barbara Faulkner Actress, Stowaway to the Moon
39. Dolly Tree Dolly Tree Costume and Wardrobe Department, The Thin Man Dolly Tree (1899-1962) had an international reputation as a designer for stage and screen costumes during the 1920's and 1930's in London, Paris, New York and Hollywood. She was England's leading stage designer during the 1920's and her ingenious costumes proliferated in major revues, musicals, pantomimes and cabaret in London and the regions...
40. Maurice McEndree Maurice McEndree Actor, An Act of Terror
41. Matty Roubert Matty Roubert Actor, Summer Days Matthew Roubert was born in New York in 1907 was a child star from about 1910-1921, and his father William L. Roubert was involved with "Little Matty Roubert" and his silent screen adventures. Matty's earliest film appearances were at Vitagraph and Biograph. He was one of the kids in "John Barleycorn" (Bosworth...
42. Seabiscuit Seabiscuit Self, Seabiscuit: The Lost Documentary
43. Mario Benedetti Mario Benedetti Writer, The Dark Side of the Heart
44. Harmon Killebrew Harmon Killebrew Self, Rocky Colavito vs. Harmon Killebrew In the pre-steroids era, the most fearsome home-run hitter in the American League not named Babe Ruth (Mickey Mantle was a switch-hitter) was named Harmon Killebrew. The surname seemed to fit, as the husky Harmon certainly "killed" the ball, launching many massive moon-shots in old-time ball-yards that took the breath away of fans...
45. Petar Slabakov Petar Slabakov Actor, Tsar i general
46. Geoff Brewer Geoff Brewer Stunts, Midnight Run
47. Gordon Salkilld Gordon Salkilld Actor, Close My Eyes
48. Cy Feuer Cy Feuer Music Department, Angel and the Badman Cy Feuer, the Tony Award-winning theatrical impresario who was also an Oscar-nominated producer and music director, made his debut on the world stage on January 15, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York as Seymour Arnold Feuerman. A talented musician, he began earning a living as a professional trumpeter at the age of fifteen...
49. Walter Gross Walter Gross Actor, One or the Other
50. Laura Walker Laura Walker Actress, The Norwood Builder
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