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1. Sydney Pollack Sydney Pollack Director, Tootsie Sydney Pollack was an Academy Award-winning director, producer, actor, writer and public figure, who directed and produced over 40 films. He was born on July 1, 1934, in Lafayette, Indiana, USA, to a family of Russian-Jewish immigrants. His mother, Rebecca Miller, was a homemaker. His father, David Pollack...
2. Eddie Albert Eddie Albert Actor, The Longest Day A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Eddie Albert was a circus trapeze flier before becoming a stage and radio actor. He made his film debut in 1938 and has worked steadily since, often cast as the friendly, good-natured buddy of the hero but occasionally being cast as a villain; one of his most memorable roles was as the cowardly...
3. Anne Haney Anne Haney Actress, Liar Liar Anne Haney held prominent roles acting on stage, on the screen, and on TV. All these achievements came in her mid 40s, after she had raised a daughter and buried a husband. It wasn't until after she had packed her daughter off to college and "the maid quit", as she said, that she decided to try her hand at acting...
4. George Brent George Brent Actor, Dark Victory The favorite leading man of star actress Bette Davis, was born George Brendan Nolan, near Dublin, and became an orphan at the tender age of eleven. For a while, he stayed with an aunt in New York, but returned to Ireland to study at the University of Dublin. After leaving university in 1919, George became a courier for Sinn Fein leader Michael Collins...
5. Gunnar Björnstrand Gunnar Björnstrand Actor, The Seventh Seal Being the son of an acting father, Oscar Johanson, it isn't surprising that he wanted to be an actor already as a child. However, he first worked as a baker's apprentice, in a barber shop or in the docks. After the conscription he got his first role, a bit part on the theater Lilla Teatern in Stockholm...
6. Art Linkletter Art Linkletter Self, Kids Say the Darndest Things
7. Gian-Carlo Coppola Gian-Carlo Coppola Actor, Apocalypse Now
8. Ajita Wilson Ajita Wilson Actress, Hellhole Women Ajita Wilson was born a man. Wilson started out as a tranvestite entertainer in the redlight district of New York. Wilson had a sex change in the mid-1970s. After the operation she started appearing in adult films in New York. But she was discovered by a European hard core film producer who got her roles in various French and Italian Films of hard core nature...
9. Sharon Lynn Sharon Lynn Actress, Way Out West Brunette, petite Sharon Lynne was born D'Auvergne Sharon Lindsay in Weatherford, Texas. A former beauty contest winner, she began in show business as a nightclub singer and songwriter. Possessed of a strong, bluesy voice, she drifted towards the musical stage, eventually appearing in both the Broadway and screen versions of the musical Sunnyside Up...
10. George E. Stone George E. Stone Actor, Some Like It Hot A minor prototype of the "Runyon-esque" character for more than three decades, Polish-born actor George E. Stone (né George Stein) was in actuality a close friend of writer Damon Runyon and would play a host of colorful "dees, dem and dos" cronies throughout the 1920s, '30s, and '40s. With great names such as Johnnie the Shiek...
11. Sô Yamamura Sô Yamamura Actor, Tora! Tora! Tora!
12. Friz Freleng Friz Freleng Producer, Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie Friz Freleng was born Isadore Freleng on August 21, 1906 in Kansas City, Missouri. With no formal training in drawing, his first job as an animator was with United Film Advancement Services in 1924 at the age of 17. The first work Friz is credited with was for Disney Studios where he worked as an animator on the "Alice" series in 1927...
13. Burr DeBenning Burr DeBenning Actor, A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child
14. Jim Boles Jim Boles Actor, A Big Hand for the Little Lady
15. Tony Azito Tony Azito Actor, The Addams Family
16. Patricia Stevens Patricia Stevens Actress, Crimes of Passion
17. Earle Hagen Earle Hagen Music Department, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
18. Ric Mancini Ric Mancini Actor, General Hospital
19. Kathryn Minner Kathryn Minner Actress, Blackbeard's Ghost
20. Eugène Lourié Eugène Lourié Art Director, Limelight Russian-born French art director and director who gained a significant reputation, particularly as a collaborator with director Jean Renoir. At the age of sixteen, Lourié went to Paris where he studied painting and stage design. He designed sets and costumes for various ballet companies before turning his attention to film...
21. Kathleen Winsor Kathleen Winsor Writer, Forever Amber
22. Samuel A. Taylor Samuel A. Taylor Writer, Sabrina
23. Otto Muehl Otto Muehl Director, Wehrertüchtigung
24. Jim Carmichael Jim Carmichael Art Department, The Flintstone Comedy Hour
25. Richard Rober Richard Rober Actor, Father's Little Dividend
26. Hildegard Krekel Hildegard Krekel Actress, The Hitch of It
27. Michael Ross Michael Ross Writer, A Man About the House
28. Harold Hecht Harold Hecht Producer, Marty
29. John Longden John Longden Actor, Blackmail
30. Joseph MacDonald Joseph MacDonald Cinematographer, The Sand Pebbles Versatile Mexico City-born cinematographer, who worked equally well with black-and-white and with colour film, and in every genre from film noir, to westerns, to musicals. Joe MacDonald served a lengthy apprenticeship, starting as assistant cameraman in the early 1920's, finally graduating to first camera operator by the beginning of the following decade...
31. Jack Kenny Jack Kenny Actor, Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean
32. Bokuzen Hidari Bokuzen Hidari Actor, Seven Samurai
33. Armand Weston Armand Weston Director, The Nesting
34. Eriprando Visconti Eriprando Visconti Writer, Oedipus orca
35. Jean Constantin Jean Constantin Actor, Uncle Marin, the Billionaire
36. Valerie Fields Valerie Fields Actress, Ben Dover Does the Boob Cruise
37. Peter Zezel Peter Zezel Actor, Youngblood
38. Florrie Fisher Florrie Fisher Writer, Strangers with Candy
39. Matt Hughes Matt Hughes Self, Dedication
40. Juan Orol Juan Orol Director, Gángsters contra charros
41. Don Castle Don Castle Actor, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral The fresh-faced appeal and promising talent of darkly handsome "B" actor Don Castle was evident from the late 30s into the 40s, but it wasn't enough for him to reach topgrade stardom. Born Marion Goodman, Jr. in Beaumont Texas in 1918 and raised in Houston, Don enrolled at the University of Texas before heading West to California to try his luck in acting...
42. Pat MacDonnell Pat MacDonnell Casting Director, Caesar and Cleopatra John P.R. (Pat) MacDonnell was born in Berkamstead in 1920, the son of a Royal Marine Captain. Following his parents divorce he became the stepson of paper magnate Ralph Reed, who was later knighted for his wartime service organising recycling and rationing as Paper Controller for the Board of Trade...
43. Ray June Ray June Cinematographer, Funny Face Ray June's experience as a cameraman in the US Army Signal Corps in World War I helped him become one of the top cinematographers in the industry. He did some of his best work at MGM, and helped develop what became known as "the MGM look": a rich, elegant, glossy veneer that set that studio's product apart from every other...
44. Tom Eyen Tom Eyen Writer, Dreamgirls
45. Victor Travers Victor Travers Actor, Bachelor Daze
46. José Pardavé José Pardavé Actor, Campeón sin corona
47. Carlos Eduardo Dolabella Carlos Eduardo Dolabella Actor, The Claudia Case
48. Deborah Couples Deborah Couples Actress, Venus on the Halfshell
49. Henry Hite Henry Hite Actor, Monster a-Go Go Henry Hite aka Henry Mullens was hired as an actor because of his height and apparent disregard for self-embarrassment. Henry, a real-life tall guy, portrayed a hitchhiking space alien in Bill Rebane's stupefying sci-fi failure 'Terror At Halfday' (1965) after which Herschell Gordon Lewis was brought in to "fix" the results...
50. Dona Massin Dona Massin Actress, The Wizard of Oz
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