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1. Sterling Hayden Sterling Hayden Actor, The Godfather Born to George & Frances Simonson Walter, and named Sterling Relyea Walter. Father died in 1925. Adopted by stepfather 'James Hayden' renamed Sterling Walter Hayden. Grew up in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., and Maine. Though very poor, attended prep school at Wassookeag School in Dexter...
2. Simon Monjack Simon Monjack Writer, Factory Girl Simon Monjack was born on March 9, 1970 in Hillingdo, Middlesex, England. Simon has been known mainly for dating and marrying the late film and television star Brittany Murphy. The two were wed on April 12, 2007. Brittany passed away on December 19, 2009 at the age of 32 at their Rising Glen estate in the Hollywood Hills...
3. Mona Freeman Mona Freeman Actress, The Heiress A professional model while still in high school, Mona Freeman was signed to a movie contract by Howard Hughes, who then proceeded to sell her contract to Paramount. Starting out in typical juvenile parts, she developed into a very competent actress. As she worked her way out of the teenage ingénue role...
4. Harry Townes Harry Townes Actor, The Four of Us Are Dying Harry Townes was born and died in Huntsville, Alabama, where he served as an ordained Episcopal priest. Aside from Huntsville and the priesthood, he had a distinguished, prolific, and quite long career as a character actor in movies and on television. He attended the University of Alabama in the 1930s...
5. Philip Coolidge Philip Coolidge Actor, North by Northwest
6. Joel Lawrence Joel Lawrence Actor, Roadracers
7. Owen Hart Owen Hart Self, Hitman Hart: Wrestling with Shadows Owen Hart was one of twelve children from a legendary Canadian wrestling family. His brother Bret is also one of the most well known wrestlers of all time. Owen was one of the best wrestlers in the business and his major accomplishments include being the 1994 King of the Ring, former Intercontinental Champion(2)...
8. Tom Hennesy Tom Hennesy Actor, Big Jake Tom Hennesy began his movie and TV career as a Stuntman and Actor, while he was in college and playing football at USC. Hennesy played the title role in the classic Universal horror film "Revenge Of The Creature" (the sequel to the Creature From The Black Lagoon). Hennesy acted and performed stunts in numerous John Wayne and John Ford films...
9. Michael Gottlieb Michael Gottlieb Director, Mannequin
10. Moms Mabley Moms Mabley Self, Killer Diller One the most successful entertainers of the Black vaudeville stage, also known as the Chitlin Circuit, was Jackie "Moms" Mabley, born Loretta Mary Aiken in 1894. At the apex of her long career, she was earning $10,000 a week at Harlem's Apollo Theatre. Mabley focused on conventional topics such as family and others not normally covered by comedians of the era...
11. James Burke James Burke Actor, The Maltese Falcon
12. James Millhollin James Millhollin Actor, The After Hours Thin, fidgety James Millholin made a career out of playing dyspeptic bureaucrats, nervous hotel clerks and other officious authority types. Somewhat reminiscent of Edward Everett Horton or Franklin Pangborn, Millhollin's pinched face, somewhat pop eyes and flighty mannerisms fit those roles like a glove, one...
13. Nydia Westman Nydia Westman Actress, Little Women Broadway actress, from 1920 onwards, who played light supporting roles, often as a jittery spinster, in Hollywood films throughout the sound era until her death.
14. Patrick Cargill Patrick Cargill Actor, Help! Best known for his appearances on British television in the comedy series Father Dear Father, Patrick Cargill was also a distinguished stage actor and a brilliant farceur. His immaculate timing was known throughout the profession to the point that when directors where casting a certain type of leading role they would refer to it as a "Patrick Cargill part"...
15. Elliot Rodger Elliot Rodger Thanks, Oh My God
16. Henrik Ibsen Henrik Ibsen Writer, A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen was born on March 20th in Stockmannsgerden in Skien. His mother was Marichen and his father was Knud, a merchant. On 1835 his father gave up his business and the family moved to Venstop, a farm in Gjerpen. In 1843 he confirmed in Gjerpen church and left home in order to apprentice to Jens Aarup Reinmann...
17. George Bruns George Bruns Composer, Robin Hood Born in Oregon in 1914, George Bruns was the son of a sawmill worker. He took music lessons as a child, becoming proficient on the piano, tuba and trombone. He attended Oregon State Agricultural College, and in order to pay tuition he played in the ROTC band. Deciding on a musical career, he left college to be a full-time musician, and was soon playing with the likes of Jack Teagarden...
18. Jean Yanne Jean Yanne Actor, Brotherhood of the Wolf
19. Barbara Rudnik Barbara Rudnik Actress, Come Sweet Death Born 1958 in Wehbach an Der Sieg and raised in Kassel, Germany. After finishing Realschule (high school) she worked as book club agent. Her job led her to Munich, where she was discovered as an actress by students of the academy for film and theater. In 1978 she started her education in the Zinner film studio...
20. Heinrich Himmler Heinrich Himmler Self, Triumph of the Will Born in 1900, Heinrich Himmler was the godson of a Bavarian prince and became an officer cadet during the First World War. Never actually seeing combat, Himmler was discharged at the war's end and went to a technical college, where he majored in agriculture. During the turbulent years of the 1920s in which Germany's economy had been destroyed...
21. Trudy Marshall Trudy Marshall Actress, The Sullivans
22. Óscar Pulido Óscar Pulido Actor, School for Tramps
23. Kei Kumai Kei Kumai Director, The Sea Is Watching
24. Frances E. Nealy Frances E. Nealy Actress, Ghostbusters
25. Joe Nakashima Joe Nakashima Actor, 50 First Dates
26. Lita Chevret Lita Chevret Actress, The Fatal Hour A lithe, brunette actress and photographer's model, Lita Chevret began promisingly enough at the very beginning of talking pictures. Her parents, already established in show business, helped along by paying for her dancing tuition. By the age of twenty, she worked as a professional dancer and show girl...
27. Dorothy Gulliver Dorothy Gulliver Actress, Faces As an avid movie fan, Dorothy got her chance to go to Hollywood when she won a Salt Lake City beauty contest sponsored by Universal Pictures. Signed by Universal after her successful screen test, Dorothy became one of the many contract actors working in small bit parts. She became well known due to her roles in series and serial movies from 'College Love (1929)' to 'The Last Frontier (1932)'...
28. Ljubica Adzovic Ljubica Adzovic Actress, Black Cat, White Cat
29. William Keene William Keene Actor, Days of Our Lives
30. Albert Carrier Albert Carrier Actor, Scarface
31. Folco Lulli Folco Lulli Actor, The Wages of Fear
32. Bonnie Parker Bonnie Parker Uncategorised
33. Fred Guiol Fred Guiol Writer, Giant
34. Dorothy Hyson Dorothy Hyson Actress, The Ghoul Dorothy Hyson was one of the British cinema and theatre's most gifted players. Noted for her great beauty and striking looks, the songwriters Rogers and Hart dedicated their song, "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World", to her. Her second husband, the actor Anthony Quayle, described her as "the Most Beautiful Creature I Have Ever Seen"...
35. Elliott Lewis Elliott Lewis Producer, Everybody Wants to Be a Writer Elliott Lewis first made his mark as an actor, writer, producer and director on radio in the late 1930's. His voice was also heard on Gordon Jenkins' classic recording of "Manhattan Tower" on Decca Records in 1945. In contrast to his prodigious radio career, in which he worked either alone or in tandem with his first wife...
36. Mary Lanier Mary Lanier Actress, Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me
37. Philson Ahn Philson Ahn Actor, Buck Rogers
38. Clyde Barrow Clyde Barrow Uncategorised
39. Peter Pasetti Peter Pasetti Actor, Spätere Heirat erwünscht oder Pallü ist ein Spiel
40. Dorothy Spencer Dorothy Spencer Editor, Stagecoach Four-time Oscar nominee Dorothy Spencer was one of the versatile stalwarts of the Hollywood studio system. She began her career as a cutter with Fox and subsequently enjoyed a close collaboration with the independent producer Walter Wanger at Paramount (1936) and United Artists (1937-41). Her longest career spell was at 20th Century Fox...
41. Marie Bryant Marie Bryant Actress, They Live by Night Marie Bryant was one of the most popular Black exotic dancer of the late 1930s and early 1940s. Her sexy dancing had lots of culture and class with wowing costumes to top it. Films such as "The Duke Is Tops" and "Gang War" are the films that featured her dancing a sexy African dance. When her dancing career ended...
42. John D. Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller Self, Freakonomics
43. Athena Lorde Athena Lorde Actress, The Lorax Stage, film, radio and television actress, a student at Columbia University and a member of the American Theatre Wing. She appeared on radio's "The March of Time", "Gangbusters", "Young Widder Brown" and "I Love a Mystery" and other radio series and programs, including one with Laurence Olivier in "Disraeli"...
44. Sol Polito Sol Polito Cinematographer, Arsenic and Old Lace Sol Polito, the Oscar-nominated cinematographer who helped create the distinct visual character of Warner Bros. films in the 1930s and 1940s, was born Salvador Polito on November 12, 1892, in Palermo, Sicily. While still young he emigrated to the US with his family, which settled in New York City, where he attended public school...
45. Richard Day Richard Day Art Director, On the Waterfront Richard Day's film career began in 1918 when director Erich von Stroheim hired him as a set decorator. His work so impressed von Stroheim that the director kept Day as a set decorator, then an art director, and costume designer on many of his productions. Day left von Stroheim and struck out on his own in the '30s...
46. Oscar Saul Oscar Saul Writer, A Streetcar Named Desire
47. Russell Custer Russell Custer Actor, The Man Who Could Read Minds
48. Jimmy McHugh Jimmy McHugh Soundtrack, The Green Mile
49. Thomas Coley Thomas Coley Actor, Dr. Cyclops
50. Joaquín Roa Joaquín Roa Actor, Viridiana
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