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1. Edward Mulhare Edward Mulhare Actor, Knight Rider Suave Irish-born actor with resonant voice and a commanding presence, who made his theatrical debut in 'The First of Mrs.Fraser' (1942) at the age of 19 at the Cork Opera House. Nine years later, after spells with the Gate Theatre in Dublin and the Liverpool Repertory Company, Mulhare appeared in a Laurence Olivier-directed London production of 'Othello' with Orson Welles...
2. Dick Martin Dick Martin Producer, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Dick Martin, the comedian and television director who achieved TV immortality as the co-host of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In as the comic foil to straight man Dan Rowan, was born on January 30, 1922 in Battle Creek, Michigan. The young Martin was a writer for the popular radio sit-com "Duffy's Tavern" before teaming up with Rowan in the 1950s...
3. Burt Kwouk Burt Kwouk Actor, Kiss of the Dragon Burt Kwouk was a British actor, he was best known for his role as Cato in the Pink Panther films, and for play Mr Ling in the third James Bond film Goldfinger. Kwouk was born in Warrington, but was brought up in Shanghai. He made his film debut in the 1957 film Windom's Way. In Goldfinger (1964) he played Mr...
4. Jared Martin Jared Martin Actor, One Life to Live Born in Manhattan, New York to Charles E. Martin, prolific cover artist and cartoonist for the New Yorker magazine, and Florence Taylor, an artist and homemaker; Jared began acting at the age of thirteen when his parents gave him the choice of learning to play the piano or acting in the local children theater group...
5. Buck Kartalian Buck Kartalian Actor, Planet of the Apes
6. Rona Newton-John Rona Newton-John Actress, Sordid Lives Rona Newton-John is an Australian actress who was born in Cambridge, England. She was a model in her early years and had many small acting roles - notably on The Benny Hill Show, the British television series UFO and the film "The Same Skin" (UK) (also known as Brotherly Love). She comes from an accomplished family: her older brother is Hugh...
7. Barry Atwater Barry Atwater Actor, General Hospital
8. Jack Warner Jack Warner Actor, Dixon of Dock Green Jack Warner started acting with the Sutton Amateur Dramatics Club after the end of World War I. From 1935, performed in cabaret at the London West End as half of the double act of Warner & Darnell. In addition to starring as Dixon of Dock Green, which ran for over 20 years, he achieved lasting popularity on screen in the role of Joe Huggett...
9. Hermione Gingold Hermione Gingold Actress, Gigi One of stage, screen, radio and TV's most delightful, inimitable eccentrics, Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold was born the daughter of an upscale Austrian financier and English homemaker. She made her stage debut in 1908, thus beginning a long, commanding presence in London playing everything from Jessica...
10. Duke Ellington Duke Ellington Soundtrack, The Matrix Composer ("It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing", "Sophisticated Lady", "Mood Indigo", "Solitude", "In a Mellotone", "Satin Doll"), pianist and conductor, holder of an honorary music degree from Wilberforce University and an LHD from Milton College, Duke Ellington led his own orchestra by 1918...
11. John Abbott John Abbott Actor, The Jungle Book
12. Robert Knox Robert Knox Actor, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Son of Colin and Sally Knox. Brother of Jamie Knox. Stabbed to death in bar brawl in London on 24 May 2008, while protecting his 16-year-old brother, four days after his last scene on Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was shot. His attacker was convicted of his murder on 4 March 2009.
13. Paul Birch Paul Birch Actor, Cannonball Paul Birch, born Paul Smith in Atmore, Alabama, died on Saturday, May 24, 1969, in St. George, Grenada. Stocky, barrel-chested, and gifted with a resonant baritone speaking voice, Birch was a veteran of 39 movies, 50 stage dramas and an untold number of television shows including the Hallmark Hall of Fame...
14. Guy Kibbee Guy Kibbee Actor, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Beginning his show business career at age 13 as an entertainer on Mississippi riverboats, Guy Kibbee graduated to the legitimate stage and spent many years in the theater. In the 1930s he was signed by Warner Brothers, and became part of what was known as "the Warner Brothers Stock Company", a cadre of seasoned character actors and actresses who enlivened many a Warners musical or gangster film...
15. Yakima Canutt Yakima Canutt Stunts, Gone with the Wind Hollywood's most renowned stuntman and second unit director, a pioneer the field, Yakima Canutt was born on a ranch on Penewawa Creek in the Snake River Hills, 16 miles from Colfax, Washington. Canutt grew up riding and roping. He entered his first rodeo at 16 and proved to be a natural bucking-bronc rider and bulldogger...
16. Renee Godfrey Renee Godfrey Actress, Terror by Night Sultry-eyed, dark-haired and exquisite-looking, New York City native Renee Godfrey certainly had the earnestness and requisite beauty to catapult herself to the top of the film industry but, in the end, fell short of her initial potential. She later put her career on the back burner to raise a family and, sadly, fell ill with cancer before she could resurrect it, dying at the young age of 44...
17. Rachel Kempson Rachel Kempson Actress, Tom Jones Rachel Kempson, the matriarch of one of theatre and film's most famous acting dynasties, took rather a back seat to the attention placed on several of the others. Rachel Kempson was born on 28 May, 1910, in Dartmouth, Devon, England, to Beatrice Hamilton (Ashwell) and Eric William Edward Kempson, a headmaster...
18. Clem Fuller Clem Fuller Actor, Gunsmoke
19. Joan Sanderson Joan Sanderson Actress, Please Sir! Joan Sanderson was a well known British television and stage actress. During several seasons at Stratford Upon Avon, she played the roles of Goneril in King Lear, Constance in King John, and Queen Margaret in Richard III. In a single season at the Old Vic she appeared in The Mousetrap, and in 1981 ended...
20. Sandy Dempsey Sandy Dempsey Actress, The Chaperone
21. George Jessel George Jessel Writer, The George Jessel Show George Jessel gained fame in vaudeville, where it was not uncommon for him--and other performers, such as Al Jolson, Eddie Cantor--to perform in blackface, and in fact at age 11 Jessel was Cantor's vaudeville partner. Jessel acted in several movies in the '30s and became a respected film producer...
22. Mitzi Green Mitzi Green Actress, Lost in Alaska Mitzi Green, also known as Mitze Green, was born Elizabeth Keno in The Bronx on October 22, 1920. At age 3, she began appearing in her parents' vaudeville act. In the early 1930s, she starred in several popular films with Paramount Pictures, including Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. She became...
23. Asta Nielsen Asta Nielsen Actress, The Joyless Street Danish leading woman of German films who became one of the greatest stars of the silent era. A native of the Copenhagen suburb of Vesterbro, Nielsen was the daughter of a coppersmith and a washerwoman, both of whom died before Nielsen was fifteen. Her stage debut came as a child in the chorus of the...
24. Richard Garland Richard Garland Actor, Attack of the Crab Monsters
25. Susie Garrett Susie Garrett Actress, Punky Brewster
26. Don Hanmer Don Hanmer Actor, Papillon
27. Henry Bumstead Henry Bumstead Art Director, Vertigo Versatile art director Henry Bumstead was an adroit master of outdoor set design, at his best and most prolific under Alfred Hitchcock (4 films), George Roy Hill (8 films) and Clint Eastwood (13 films). The son of a sporting goods store manager and a schoolteacher, Henry inherited both strong athletic and artistic inclinations...
28. Bobby Barber Bobby Barber Actor, The Medicine Men
29. Ismail Yasseen Ismail Yasseen Actor, Ibn Hamidu
30. Robert Calhoun Robert Calhoun Producer, Texas Born November 24, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York, Robert Calhoun graduated from the University of Maryland then went on to serve three years in the US Navy. His early work in the theater included a stint as production supervisor for Eva Le Gallienne's National Repertory Theater, during productions of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" and Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," where he met his lifelong partner...
31. Roland Varno Roland Varno Actor, The Blue Angel Roland Varno's daughter is Jill Taggart. His sister, Anneke, was for many years the Dear Abby of Holland. Roland spent his younger years on the island of Java, moved back to Holland as a teenager, went to Berlin in the late 1920s where he was featured in Der Blaue Engel (The Blue Angel) with Marlene Dietrich and came to the U.S...
32. Barbara New Barbara New Actress, Ali G Indahouse English character actress with wonderful comic timing. Her non-plussed expressions were used to great effect in several sketches of The Two Ronnies. Known especially for her recurring roles of Mabel Wheeler in You Rang, M'Lord? and as Vera Plumtree in Oh Doctor Beeching! ("My husband was an engine driver you know")...
33. Lewis Fiander Lewis Fiander Actor, Who Can Kill a Child? Australian stage, screen and TV actor Lewis Fiander was educated at Trinity Grammar School and made his acting debut at the National Theatre in Melbourne in 1954. At the age of 18 he moved to Sydney to broaden his skills as a radio actor and in due course perfected a varied gallery of dialects and accents...
34. Jan Arvan Jan Arvan Actor, The Poseidon Adventure
35. Gavin Muir Gavin Muir Actor, Night Tide Hailing from Chicago (his birth has also been noted as late as 1907 which to the purpose would be too late), Gavin Muir had that sort of lean and hungry John Carradine face and slight build that begged for character villain parts. Indeed he was bit by the acting bug and started in regional theater but jumped to Broadway by 1920...
36. Claude Piéplu Claude Piéplu Actor, Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar
37. Jacques Feyder Jacques Feyder Director, Carnival in Flanders
38. Tauno Palo Tauno Palo Actor, Hilmanpäivät
39. Françoise Blanchard Françoise Blanchard Actress, The Living Dead Girl
40. Mary Brady Mary Brady Actress, Journey to the Center of the Earth
41. Eva Lee Kuney Eva Lee Kuney Actress, Penny Serenade
42. Mike O'Brien Mike O'Brien Actor, Just Friends
43. Eugenia Paul Eugenia Paul Actress, The Disembodied
44. Mike Roberts Mike Roberts Camera and Electrical Department, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
45. Jules V. Levy Jules V. Levy Producer, The Rifleman
46. Paul Gray Paul Gray Soundtrack, Resident Evil
47. Norman René Norman René Director, Longtime Companion
48. Pat Comiskey Pat Comiskey Actor, Gun Battle at Monterey
49. Jack Lewis Jack Lewis Writer, Secret File: Hollywood Lewis served with the Marines during WW II, and in 1950 was on the editorial staff of the Santa Ana (CA) Register and writing screenplays for Johnny Mack Brown, Lash Larue and others when he was called back to service with the Marines in Korea. He was one of the first Americans into Wonsan, North Korea when it was taken from the communists...
50. Denis Johnson Denis Johnson Writer, Jesus' Son Denis Johnson, the acclaimed novelist, short story writer, poet and playwright, was born in Munich in the Federal Republic of Germany in 1949 and raised in Tokyo, Manila, and Washington, D.C., the son of a U.S. State Department employee. A chronicler of substance abusers living at the margins of society...
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