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1. Dennis Hopper Dennis Hopper Actor, Speed Multi-talented and unconventional actor/director regarded by many as one of the true "enfant terribles" of Hollywood who has led an amazing cinematic career for more than five decades, Dennis Hopper was born on May 17, 1936 in Dodge City, Kansas. The young Hopper expressed interest in acting from a young age and first appeared in a slew of 1950s television series...
2. Mary Pickford Mary Pickford Actress, Coquette Mary Pickford began in the theater at age seven. Then known as "Baby Gladys Smith", she toured with her family in a number of theater companies. In 1907, she adopted a family name Pickford and joined the David Belasco troupe, appearing in the long-running The Warrens of Virginia". She began in films in 1909 with the 'American Mutoscope & Biograph [us]'...
3. Harvey Korman Harvey Korman Actor, Blazing Saddles Lanky, popular TV comedy veteran with a flair for broad comic characterizations, who shone for a decade as leading man and second banana par excellence on The Carol Burnett Show but failed to find much success in his own projects. A persistent TV presence since the early 1960s, Korman's first big break was a stint as a featured performer on The Danny Kaye Show...
4. Romy Schneider Romy Schneider Actress, Sissi Romy Schneider was born on 23 September 1938 in Vienna, Austria into a family of actors. Making her film debut at the age of 15, her breakthrough came two years later in the very popular trilogy Sissi. Her mother, supervising her daughter's career, immediately approved Romy's participation in Christine...
5. John Barrymore John Barrymore Actor, Grand Hotel American stage and screen actor whose rise to superstardom and subsequent decline is one of the legendary tragedies of Hollywood. A member of the most famous generation of the most famous theatrical family in America, he was also its most acclaimed star. His father was Maurice Blyth (or Blythe; family spellings vary)...
6. Coral Browne Coral Browne Actress, Auntie Mame Australian actress who worked primarily in Britain and specialized in superior, upper-crust sorts. Browne began her stage career in Melbourne but moved to England at the age of 21 and quickly brightened the West End with her sharp delivery and stylish sense of comedy. Her film appearances were sporadic...
7. James Whale James Whale Director, Frankenstein James Whale, who grew up poor in an English mining town, learned to put on plays in a World War I German POW camp. Postwar theatre work took him to the London stage, then Broadway, then a contract with Paramount, as dialog director for Howard Hughes' Hell's Angels. He began his contribution to the horror film genre with his move to Universal...
8. Fanny Brice Fanny Brice Actress, The Great Ziegfeld Fanny Brice was a popular and influential American comedienne, singer, theatre and film actress, who made many stage, radio and film appearances but is best remembered as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series, The Baby Snooks Show. Thirteen years after her death, she was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl...
9. Georg Wilhelm Pabst Georg Wilhelm Pabst Director, Pandora's Box Georg Wilhelm Pabst is considered by many to be the greatest director of German cinema, in his era. He was especially appreciated by actors and actresses for the humane way in which he treated them. This was in contrast to some of his contemporaries, such as Arnold Fanck, who have been characterized as martinets.
10. Dame May Whitty Dame May Whitty Actress, The Lady Vanishes Born Mary Whitty on June 19, 1865 to a Liverpool newspaper editor and his wife, she became known as May Whitty to the world. She first stepped on the London stage in 1882. She worked as an understudy at the St. James Theatre, and then, began playing leading roles when she joined a traveling stock company...
11. Karlheinz Böhm Karlheinz Böhm Actor, Peeping Tom The son of conductor Karl Böhm began his acting career on stage in Germany. In Europe, he is still best known for his role in the Sissi series, although he later starred in several movies of cult director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. Since 1981, he has been exclusively involved in charitable work in Ethiopia.
12. Jeremy Sinden Jeremy Sinden Actor, Star Wars
13. Jeff Buckley Jeff Buckley Soundtrack, Vanilla Sky
14. Kaneto Shindô Kaneto Shindô Writer, Hachi: A Dog's Tale
15. Norman 'Chubby' Chaney Norman 'Chubby' Chaney Actor, Pups Is Pups
16. Tamara Toumanova Tamara Toumanova Actress, Torn Curtain Known as "The Black Pearl of the Russian Ballet," she was born on a train while her mother was fleeing Russia in search of her husband. They lived in refugee camps in Russia, Shanghai and Cairo before settling in Paris. Toumanova studied ballet in Paris in 1924 and became a professional ballerina. She...
17. George Fenneman George Fenneman Actor, Marge on the Lam
18. Anthony Spinelli Anthony Spinelli Director, Talk Dirty to Me Anthony Spinelli was one of the major directors of pornographic films during the "Golden Age of Porn" (circa 1970-1984). Spinelli was born on February 21, 1927 in Cleveland, Ohio as Samuel Weinstein, the younger brother of character actor Jack Weston. He sired porn director Mitch Spinelli. From 1949 through 1970...
19. Prithviraj Kapoor Prithviraj Kapoor Actor, Mughal-E-Azam
20. Jack Rosenthal Jack Rosenthal Writer, Yentl
21. Tom Duggan Tom Duggan Actor, Frankenstein - 1970
22. Charla Doherty Charla Doherty Actress, In the Year 2889
23. Jeannie Millar Jeannie Millar Actress, The Key to Sex
24. Bill Beyers Bill Beyers Actor, A Fashionable Way to Die
25. P. Ramlee P. Ramlee Actor, Ali Baba bujang lapok Malaysia's most beloved and versatile entertainer received his early education in Sekolah Melayu Kampung Jawa and then the Francis Light School. During the Japanese Occupation he worked in a tin factory and attended a school set up by the Japanese navy, where he learned Japanese songs. In 1945 he entered a singing contest organised by Penang Radio for North Malaya...
26. Zebedy Colt Zebedy Colt Actor, The Devil Inside Her California native Edward Earle Marsh (b. 1929) began his wild and fascinating showbiz career in childhood, acting occasionally for projects in Hollywood. His slant toward a less mainstream brand of performing began to manifest during the 1960s when he was involved in a number of outrageous, high-camp stage projects at supper clubs...
27. Georg Fenady Georg Fenady Director, Arnold
28. Inge Landgut Inge Landgut Actress, M
29. Pippa Steel Pippa Steel Actress, The Vampire Lovers
30. Sheree Winton Sheree Winton Actress, First Man Into Space
31. Sy Bartlett Sy Bartlett Writer, Twelve O'Clock High
32. Barry Goldwater Barry Goldwater Self, Episode dated 5 December 1966
33. Luciano Rossi Luciano Rossi Actor, They Call Me Trinity Short and hunchbacked, but lively character actor Luciano Rossi first appeared in small background roles in a number of Spaghetti Westerns in the late 60s. He went on to appear in several films, almost exclusively as a small-time criminal (a bandit in the many Spaghetti Westerns he was in, and then a thug in his many crime films in the 70s)...
34. Jennings Lang Jennings Lang Producer, High Plains Drifter Originally a lawyer from New York City, Jennings Lang came to Hollywood in 1938 and set up an office as a talent agent. In 1940, he joined the Jaffe agency and, within a few years, became the company's president and one of Hollywood's leading agents. He joined MCA in 1950 and, two years later, became vice president of MCA TV Ltd...
35. Aubrey Richards Aubrey Richards Actor, The Ipcress File
36. Paul Malvern Paul Malvern Producer, House of Dracula Malvern, a former child acrobat with The Ringling Bros. Circus, worked as a movie stuntman during silent and early talkie films. While working at the Monogram Studios, Malvern took over the responsibility of producing films under his newly created "Lone Star Productions" logo. He produced 16 westerns from 1933 to 1935 and worked very closely with actor John Wayne on his early films...
37. Dick Beals Dick Beals Actor, Superdoo! Dick Beals provided the voice for the commercial character Speedy Alka-Seltzer and originated the voice of Gumby and the first Davey from the TV series "Davey and Goliath," As a child, he was too small to play sports so started cheerleading for his local high school at age 7. At Michigan State, he was a member of the cheerleading squad and earned his bachelor's degree in 1949...
38. Vladimír Mensík Vladimír Mensík Actor, Loves of a Blonde
39. William S. Gilbert William S. Gilbert Writer, The Pirate Movie William Schwenck Gilbert was born in London on November 18, 1836, to William Gilbert, a retired naval surgeon, and his wife Anne. The Gilberts would add three younger girls to the brood: Jane, Maud and Florence. His parents were cold and distant, with prickly characters. Stern and unyielding, they did not show affection for their son...
40. Hilda Barry Hilda Barry Actress, Poor Cow
41. Norman Kaye Norman Kaye Actor, Moulin Rouge!
42. Simon Brint Simon Brint Composer, Tracey Takes on New York
43. Kurt Großkurth Kurt Großkurth Actor, Ludwig
44. Steve Mizerak Steve Mizerak Actor, The Color of Money
45. Basil Langton Basil Langton Actor, General Hospital
46. Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart Actor, Flying Tigers
47. Masumi Okada Masumi Okada Actor, Izo Masumi Okada was an eminent and popular Tokyo-based professional actor, singer, stand-up comedian, emcee, host-presenter and film producer. Also known by his nickname, "Fanfan", he was born in Nice, France, to a Japanese father who was an artist, and a Danish mother, Ingeborg. Masumi Okada was the younger of two sons; his older brother...
48. Howard Shoup Howard Shoup Costume Designer, Cool Hand Luke
49. Cassandra Jardine Cassandra Jardine Self, Episode dated 9 January 2010
50. José Bohr José Bohr Director, Luponini de Chicago
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